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10604787662?profile=RESIZE_710xJames Muir opened Nicholson Muir Meats this year in a historic home on Ocean Avenue in Boynton Beach. BELOW RIGHT: The butcher shop also has a small restaurant and sitting area. Photos provided

By Christine Davis10604793481?profile=RESIZE_400x

Passers-by will notice the old Ruth J

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10530483261?profile=RESIZE_710xThe Boynton Beach City Library moved to its current location after a new city hall-library complex was completed in 2020. Photo provided

By Christine Davis

The Florida Library Association has named the Boynton Beach City Library the 2022 Library of t

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9764367463?profile=RESIZE_710xWorld War II civil defense in Delray Beach had ‘beach watchers’ on horseback looking for suspicious planes, boats or people. Photo provided by Delray Beach Historical Society

By Rich Pollack

It was a time of turmoil throughout Europe.
In the late 19

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9621313287?profile=RESIZE_710xPeriwinkle owner Carrie Delafield, building owner Robert Brewer and Periwinkle President Megan Mignano. Photo provided

The women’s contemporary resort-wear boutique partnered with the Delray Beach Historical Society to celebrate its location at 339 E

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7960716470?profile=originalDelray Beach and Boynton Beach became the center of gladiolus growing in 1939

after a deep freeze wiped out the crop in Fort Myers.

7960716672?profile=originalStarting in 1947, Delray Beach began having parades during the gladiola festivals.

Lavish floats were decorated with f

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