dog beach (19)

By Dan Moffett and Jane Smith

With a 3-2 vote, Boynton Beach city commissioners approved exploring the possibility of opening Oceanfront Park to some level of dog use.
“I’d like to see some middle ground,” said Mayor Steven Grant, who cast a deciding

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7960675278?profile=originalA complex of 14 three-story townhomes is being proposed for the vacant 1.5-acre parcel

on the south side of Briny Breezes Boulevard.

Photo from Google Maps

By Jane Smith
    
    The small oceanfront parcel that once housed the Pelican Apartments alon

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7960661894?profile=originalFriends of Delray Dog Beach held a demonstration May 7 in hopes of raising awareness

and gaining approval for dogs to be permitted on part of the public beach. The demonstrators gathered

in front of the city’s beachside pavilion.

Among the signs: ‘Su

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By Rich Pollack

    A group of dog owners buoyed by a Delray Beach Parks and Recreation Department plan to create a dog beach during a six-month trial suffered a setback when the department’s director reversed course, saying dogs romping through the s

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By Rich Pollack

    After months of study and research, the Delray Beach Parks and Recreation Department has submitted a draft report to City Manager Don Cooper, recommending a six-month pilot program for a dog beach at the city’s Atlantic Dunes Park.

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By Rich Pollack

    If Delray Beach were to create a dog beach, what’s to stop dogs from digging up sea turtle nests?
    What would the city do if a dog owner failed to clean up after his or her pet?
    And what could be done to make sure that o

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7960553681?profile=originalA trio of dogs enjoys the surf at Spanish River Park.

Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Sallie James

  
 It’s 7:30 a.m. on a Saturday, and Vince Jacobs is watching as his soft-coated wheaten terriers race down the beach, kicking up sand and dodging the

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7960529082?profile=originalDog lovers risk fines by ignoring city ordinances on this August morning.

Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

INSET BELOW: A digital sign on A1A proclaims ‘zero tolerance’ for offenders.

Mary Kate Leming/The Coastal Star

By Rich Pollack

    Delray Beach re

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By Steve Plunkett

    The city’s long-awaited dog beach will open to pets and pet lovers the second weekend of December at the north end of Spanish River Park.

    Hours will be 7 to 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to sunset on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Th

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