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Along the Coast: Tourism boom

9966301070?profile=RESIZE_710xInternational tourism took off in November after the U.S. reopened borders to fully vaccinated travelers. Leonardo Sanchez sips a mate tea on Delray Beach’s municipal beach while soaking up the sun among a group of family and friends from Argentina.

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Related Story: Opioid settlements, ‘way less’ than cost of crisis, get reluctant support

 

By Charles Elmore

9966280687?profile=RESIZE_400xAfter a rocky 2020, fewer people died of overdoses in southern Palm Beach County cities during the first three quarters of 2021. Sometimes a

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By Mary Hladky and Jane Smith

When a $26 billion deal was reached in July that required the pharmaceutical industry to help pay for the opioid addiction and overdose crisis, a framework was established to get that money to thousands of communities th

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By Jane Smith

With a lawsuit looming and no suitors to manage Delray Beach’s historic arts and culture center, the city is trying to cobble together a team to manage the Old School Square campus once the lease — canceled last year by the city — expir

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By Jane Smith

One block of George Bush Boulevard, between Northeast Sixth and Northeast Seventh avenues, will close completely starting Jan. 3 through Jan. 17, the Delray Beach Public Works director said at the Dec. 14 City Commission meeting.
Contr

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By Steve Plunkett

Town commissioners bounced back plans for a two-story home on a cove off the Intracoastal Waterway as too big, telling the advisory Architectural Review and Planning Board to revisit the structure’s overall massing.
Also criticized

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Along the Coast: 'Twas the holiday season

We may not have snow or even much chilly weather, but in classic South Florida form, we celebrate the holidays.

Photos by Tim Stepien, Rachel S. O'Hara and Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

9966208094?profile=RESIZE_710xThe Boynton Beach/Delray Beach boat parade on Dec. 10 had dozens

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By Rich Pollack

As Highland Beach moves forward with plans to create its own fire department and split from neighboring Delray Beach, the two municipalities continue to squabble over money.
The newest disagreement is centered on a Nov. 29 notice Delr

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By Jane Smith

After a failed legal maneuver to water down the strength of its public notice, the city of Delray Beach admitted on Dec. 3 that its Utilities Department had failed to inform the public for about 12 years that drinking water might be uns

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9966122878?profile=RESIZE_710xThe ocean-to-Intracoastal property at 1000 S. Ocean (left) was listed at $106 million, which would be a Manalapan record. The property at 1020 S. Ocean sold last month for $89.93 million, nearly a record. Both are recently redeveloped. Jerry Lower/Th

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9963168697?profile=RESIZE_710xSuzanne Dunn directs a rehearsal of ‘Respect: A Musical Journey of Women’ at the Delray Beach Playhouse. This is her first time as director there. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

Related Story: Delray Beach Playhouse: The show goes on again

By Ron Hayes

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9963099257?profile=RESIZE_710xThe Delray Beach Playhouse, founded in 1947, moved to its current location along Lake Ida in 1958. Pictured is a set from a production in those early years, probably late 1950s. The second of four main productions this season at the venue opens Jan.

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9963090693?profile=RESIZE_710xFeb. 5: Delray Beach Initiative’s nautical night of fun will include an authentic cruise experience highlighted by flower leis and themed food and drinks inspired by each port of call. Proceeds benefit Achievement Centers for Children & Families. Tim

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9963066077?profile=RESIZE_710xThe Boys & Girls Clubs of Delray Beach’s fundraising event broke a record by generating $190,000. Proceeds will help the club’s hunger-relief efforts and provide more than 100,000 nutritious meals. ‘We are so excited to have been able to host this sp

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9962962695?profile=RESIZE_710xBuffalo cauliflower drumettes from Farmer’s Table in Boca Raton. Photo provided by Gyorgy Papp

By Jan Norris

Ah, those New Year resolutions — here they come again.
If they include eating healthier, you’re in luck — a number of spots will put you on t

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