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By Larry Barszewski

Don’t expect a downtown medley of shops, restaurants, apartments and offices that is planned for city-owned land along the west side of Federal Highway in Boynton Beach to rise anytime soon.
Even if Affiliated Development’s propos

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10065496691?profile=RESIZE_710xThe Magnuson House’s historic designation might present a hurdle to the entrepreneur who wants to turn it into a restaurant. Staff photo

By Larry Barszewski

A decade after adding the home of Boynton Beach pioneer Oscar Magnuson to the city’s list of

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9966142878?profile=RESIZE_710xAnthony Barber plans to turn the historic Magnuson House on Ocean Avenue in Boynton Beach into an American fare restaurant. In addition to using shipping containers to create kitchen, restroom, storage and bar space, the restaurant will have a patio

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Southeast corner view of proposed restaurant at the Magnuson House. Rendering provided

By Larry Barszewski

Two new food establishments and a major real estate transaction — all now in the works — could signal a new stage in the revitalization of Oce

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9380625862?profile=RESIZE_710xAnthony Barber envisions the 1919 Oscar Magnuson house as only the indoor seating part of his proposed restaurant. He could buy the property, lease it, or the city could consider other ideas for the vacant building. Coastal Star photo

By Larry Barsze

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7960734475?profile=originalConstruction is nearing completion to transform the Little House into Fork Play. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Jane Smith

    Restaurant owner Brian Nickerson is the kind of restaurateur the city’s Community Redevelopment Agency wants to attract.
 

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By Jane Smith

    The restaurant once known as the Little House will reopen this summer as Fork Play.
    A late decision by the owners, former Ocean Ridge Vice Mayor Richard Lucibella and his partner, to enclose the eatery’s outside porch led to a de

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By Jane Smith

    Two historic homes on Ocean Avenue in Boynton Beach are moving closer to becoming restaurants.
    For the Magnuson House at 211 E. Ocean Ave., the city’s Community Redevelopment Agency board approved a 60-day extension in January for

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By Jane Smith

    The Pizza Guy won’t be coming to Boynton Beach.
    But Johnnie Brown’s might take his place.
    Sal Campanile, who wanted to buy the Little House and the Magnuson House, backed out in early July. He sent an email to the Community R

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