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By Jane Smith

With a lawsuit looming and no suitors to manage Delray Beach’s historic arts and culture center, the city is trying to cobble together a team to manage the Old School Square campus once the lease — canceled last year by the city — expir

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Related Story: Old School Square announces new chair, board members

By Jane Smith

The city and the managers of the Old School Square Center for the Arts Inc. are parting ways. The only question remaining is when.
The separation between the city and t

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The day after the Delray Beach City Commission rejected a rezoning request that would have allowed a three-story building on the lots immediately west of Doc’s All American restaurant, the owner of Doc’s withdrew an application to list the iconic eat

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Management company could be forced out by Thanksgiving

By Jane Smith

After shutting down all activities, the Old School Square Center for the Arts managers late last month announced a series of free, community concerts which is almost certain to test

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The Cornell Art Museum has been the centerpiece of Old School Square for decades. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

RELATED STORY: Delray Beach: Nonprofit’s pattern of accounting flaws at heart of city’s decision

By Jane Smith

The decision to terminate t

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9624378280?profile=RESIZE_710xWith renovations halted at the Crest Theatre, a private donor asked to have her unused contributions returned. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

RELATED STORY: Delray Beach: End to Old School Square lease unveils history of controversy

By Larry Keller

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By Jane Smith

Delray Beach can now boast it has two historic districts on the National Register of Historic Places.
The newest register listing came in mid-March when the National Park Service, which keeps the Historic Places list, decided that the O

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By Jane Smith

Delray Beach will soon be able to boast that it has two historic districts on the National Register.
The Old School Square Historic District, with 119 contributing structures, received unanimous approval Nov. 30 from the Florida Nationa

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By Jane Smith
    
    City leaders want to reclassify some “agencies” that receive taxpayer dollars as “service providers.”
    “We need to move away from using ‘nonprofit status’ to describe them,” Delray Beach Mayor Cary Glickstein said in mid-Nov

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7960676469?profile=originalRob Steele, who is one year into his job as president and chief executive officer of Old School Square

in Delray Beach, stands with ‘Field of Blue’ at the square. The sculpture, unveiled in 1996,

is of a boy holding a U.S. flag and honors people in u

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    The Delray Beach Drug Task Force is hosting “SUD Talks,” a discussion about substance abuse issues featuring speakers expert on the subject.
    The SUD, or substance use disorder, talks will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. on Feb. 11 at the Old Schoo

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By Jane Smith
    
    After months of butting heads on the future of the Old School Square grounds, the City Commission and Community Redevelopment Agency board sat down and agreed to redo the process to upgrade the green space, often called the “Cent

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