Passers-by will notice the old Ruth J
By Price Patton
DELRAY BEACH — JoAnn Kern Peart, a longtime champion of preserving the charm of Delray Beach’s historic places, died on May 4. She was 72.
She was a native Floridian who spent most of her life in Delray Beach, beginning at the age of 6
By Christine Davis
The Florida Library Association has named the Boynton Beach City Library the 2022 Library of t
By Rich Pollack
It was a time of turmoil throughout Europe.
In the late 19
The women’s contemporary resort-wear boutique partnered with the Delray Beach Historical Society to celebrate its location at 339 E
after a deep freeze wiped out the crop in Fort Myers.
Lavish floats were decorated with f
This year, events will be held at six private homes, the Boca Raton Resort & Club and Mizner Park Amphitheater.
ABOVE: Previous years’ events were held at the Boca Raton Airport. BELOW: As usual, fine wines, including sangria, will be in abundant su
By Sallie James
Tourists are always stopping by the Boca Raton Historical Society to get directions or ask questions about places to go. So when the nonprofit tourism organization Discover the Palm Beaches requested the Historical Society become a
By Ron Hayes
At noon on Aug. 26, 1964 — 50 years ago this month — a small group of men and women gathered at the Chamber of Commerce building to make history — and to make history matter.
With Ethel S. Williams as president and Roy C. Diggan
The Delray Beach Historical Society had its first Winter Harvest, a food- and wine-pairing event to boost awareness about area farms. Photo: Sommelier Stephanie Miskew serves wines.
Photos by Tim Stepien/
The Coastal Star
Delray Beach Historical Society members and guests enjoy cocktails during the second annual Celebration of Old Delray Cocktails on the Beach fundraiser at The Colony Cabana Club on April 12.
Kurtis Boggs/The Coastal Star
By Mary Thurwachter
Quiet, for a moment, please. Listen carefully and you can hear an SOS coming from the Boca Raton Historical Society. The wrecking ball looms and it’s threatening to take away a slice of the city’s history.
In this case, it’s th
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