ABOVE: Workers prepare a socially distanced, pod seating layout at Old School Square in Delray Beach for the return of its Friday Concert Series on Oct. 23. The first concert featured ‘The Long Run: A Journey Through the Music of the Eagles.’ BELOW:
By Janis Fontaine
Every mom (or dad) needs a friend like Michelle Olson-Rogers. Someone else who has
By Arden Moore
When facing new or strange circumstances, far too many dogs transform into scaredy-cats and far too many cats become doggone full of fright. This full-throttle fear factor kicks into high gear during the holiday season.
Dogs relax at Barkingham Palace in Delray Beach while their owners are away. The boarding and day-care facility provides a safe, comfortable place to stay with chances to play. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star
By Arden Moore
Strange but jovial people bur
to construct the 100-foot Christmas tree at Old School Square on Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach.
Building the tree is a monthlong community event that brings together
make their grandmother’s family cookie recipe in the early 1990s.
December sets me thinking about the sweet smells from my mom’s kitchen on chilly Midwest winter days. Mom really
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Sunday - 12/6 - The Evolution of the Torah Over 3000 Years at Temple Sinai, 2475 W Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach. Dr. Leon Weissberg, Judaic studies scholar
Making Christmas and Hanukkah gifts look good isn’t difficult
if you know the basics and have the right tools.
By Mary Thurwachter
Preparing for the holidays come
I can’t really explain why I have written a children’s book about a sea star named Rosie — although, I do fancy myself a writer, and The Coastal Star’s masthead does feature a sea star.
So … mix those elements with a friend’s recommendation
Clockwise from bottom: Cranberry Chipotle Cheddar by Carr Valley,
Tomme Fleur Verte, Cahill Porter and Rogue River Bleu.
Cheese board and cheese selection provided by Cheese Course, Boca Raton.
Libby Volgyes/The Coastal Star
Cahill Porter cheese
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By Jan Norris
The holidays are a whirlwind and everybody’s seemingly busy — too busy, generally, for dinner parties.
Cocktail or wine parties have become the way to entertain large numbers and do it with ease — with the right foods on h
By Tim Norris
At Briny Breezes, Santa takes a back seat. This is Mrs. Claus, red dress, white bonnet, lacey apron and all, and she is coming to hug the
Elves practice singing Christmas songs during ‘elf training’
at Boca Raton Community Center on a recent evening.
Claire Riccardi (left), Roberta Eberling, Loretta Lombardo and Fran Moran.
Photo by Tim Stepien
By Linda Haase
Who knew elves had to go to
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