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By Jane Smith

Unfair. Disrespectful. Insulting. Deceptive. Racial undertones.
Several black community members have spoken those words at Delray Beach City Commission meetings since the beginning of April when commissioners voted to take over the city

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By Jane Smith

    The iPic luxury theater owner took on a joint venture developer partner back in May but never announced it. Some city leaders say the partnership makes sense because iPic is a theater owner and not a mixed-use developer. Others see i

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By Jane Smith
    
    The height of the sea wall in Veterans Park will soon be raised to a uniform level and the two docks there rebuilt, after the city’s Community Redevelopment Agency agreed in late June to pay for the work.
    The agency could pay

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By Jane Smith
    
    Two areas of Delray Beach may soon see new grocery stores in their neighborhoods.
    In the south side of the city, a type of Whole Foods Market likely will open in late 2018 in Lavers International Plaza.
    The Delray Beac

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By Jane Smith
    
    Boynton Beach’s long-awaited Town Square project received a cash infusion in mid-June.
    City commissioners began the June 12 meeting in their usual places on the dais.
    Midway through the meeting, they adjourned and switched

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7960728295?profile=originalAddison Mizner designed the Boynton Woman’s Club building, which opened 91 years ago.

Woman’s Club members praised the proposed $110,000 sale of the building to the city.

Photo provided

By Jane Smith
    
    The grand old dame will be in good hands

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7960714479?profile=originalBlue glass beads could be used to create a wave pattern

along the sidewalks and intersections of Boynton Beach Boulevard.

Rendering provided by Kimley-Horn

By Jane Smith
    
    Boynton Beach Boulevard will be beautified to match the up-and-coming dow

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By Jane Smith
    
    A city agency ceded to the demands of the proposed iPic theater and agreed to reimburse its owner $400,000, contradicting its 15-month-old policy of not subsidizing downtown projects east of Swinton Avenue.
    The Delray Beach Co

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By Mary Hladky
    
    New downtown transportation alternatives are edging closer to reality — if the city can find business partners willing to help.
    City Council members, sitting as the Community Redevelopment Agency board, agreed at their Feb. 2

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By Jane Smith

    The iPic development team is asking Delray Beach’s Community Redevelopment Agency for more money, even though it has not closed on its contract to buy the 1.6 acres for $3.6 million from the agency.
    The seventh amended contract h

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7960709462?profile=originalWork continues on the site of the planned 500 Ocean complex,

including the corner of Southeast Fourth Street and East Ocean Avenue.

Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Jane Smith
    
    The 500 Ocean apartment developers received a five-month extension

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By Jane Smith

    The Ocean One developer wants a sliver of Boynton Beach public land for a nominal fee and a part of taxpayer dollars generated by the proposed residential and hotel complex.
    The city’s Community Redevelopment Agency owns the .4

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By Jane Smith

    The days are numbered for people taking shortcuts across the FEC train tracks in downtown Delray Beach. The city plans to install pedestrian barriers by the end of the summer.
    In mid-January, the City Commission approved a pedestr

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By Jane Smith
    
    The proposed Riverwalk project is sailing through the approval process in Boynton Beach, despite residents’ objections to its height and traffic.
    The 10-story, U-shaped apartment complex will replace the vacant Winn-Dixie shop

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