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12686787862?profile=RESIZE_584xJohn Everett of Atlantis was one of a dozen lawn bowlers at a June 4 Delray Beach commission meeting seeking to keep the courts at Veterans Park. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

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Delray Beach: News briefs

Proposed  historic district hits setback  — Delray Beach Mayor Tom Carney said at a May 3 goal-setting event he does not support making a nine-block stretch of Atlantic Avenue the city’s sixth historic district. 

Carney, who campaigned for election o

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Delray Beach: News briefs

Split vote — The newly reconstituted Delray Beach City Commission had its first 3-2 split, which came at the March 28 organizational meeting when its three new members were sworn into office.

The new members — Mayor Tom Carney and Commissioners Juli

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12420231478?profile=RESIZE_710xThis property at 1960 S. Ocean Blvd. in Manalapan was purchased by Stewart A. Satter of Carnegie Hill Development, who called it ‘a one-of-a-kind.’ But he said the house is dated and that he may have it torn down and replaced with two spec homes. Pho

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By Anne Geggis

In response to Delray Beach residents’ complaints about how the downtown vibe is disrupting their lives, a proposal is advancing to add four new police officers to the area’s current team of 10.

The City Commission, meeting Jan. 23 as

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By Larry Barszewski

Moving the headquarters of Delray Beach’s police and fire departments could create new possibilities for redeveloping West Atlantic Avenue between Interstate 95 and Swinton Avenue, officials say, the latest idea in a difficult, de

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12127796083?profile=RESIZE_710xA nine-block stretch of Atlantic Avenue, the center of Delray Beach’s cultural, dining and entertainment hub, should become the city’s sixth historic district, the city’s Planning and Zoning Board voted 3-1 following a public hearing June 19.

The rec

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11201983853?profile=RESIZE_710xGraffiti artist Marcus ‘the Grabster’ Borges spray-paints part of the ‘Pineapple Paradise’ mural on the building at the entrance to Pineapple Grove. Photos by Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Ron Hayes

The pineapples are back in Pineapple Grove.

Welco

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By Larry Barszewski

On-street parking rates are about to double along the beach and on Atlantic Avenue in downtown Delray Beach, and almost triple on Atlantic Avenue east of the Intracoastal Waterway.

The good news for beachgoers is that the City Com

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By John Pacenti

A newly transformed Delray Beach City Commission decided March 31 to settle litigation with the ousted nonprofit that previously ran Old School Square, ending a contentious 18 months that split the city’s power structure.

The decisi

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10925322891?profile=RESIZE_710xSome say that the proposed City Center Delray will overwhelm Doc’s and that its Streamline Moderne style will be out of touch with the Mediterranean Revival style of the Old School Square Historic District, in which the new project will sit. Renderin

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Ousted group wants to trademark historic center’s name as its own

By Jane Smith

While Delray Beach tries to finalize a new manager for Old School Square, there’s now a question about whether the city is even going to be able to keep the name of its h

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By Jane Smith and Christine Davis

Bounce Sporting Club has abandoned its game plan to open in downtown Delray Beach at Atlantic Crossing, where neighbors opposed the late-night crowd the club sought to serve.
The sports bar/nightclub is going into Del

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