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Editor's Note: Finding cause to vote

   If all of the negative campaign ads flooding the airwaves this midterm election have you feeling like you don’t want to vote for anyone, because they won’t tell you where they stand on anything, I understand.

    At The Coastal Star we don’t do endorsements for many reasons (time and resources being the most significant), but I do want to share my feelings on one issue that has already begun to impact all of us who live on the barrier island: the dismantling of the Florida Department…


Added by Chris Felker on October 30, 2014 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Secret Garden: Gardeners’ efforts rewarded with bountiful veggie harvest

Ken and Ian Whitter of Boca Raton work on their irrigation.…


Added by Chris Felker on October 29, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Paws Up for Pets: Fitness should be a priority for you and your pooch

Jorge Mendiola demonstrates an exercise with his golden retriever, Shaylee,

during ‘Furry Fitness,’ an exercise program developed for dogs and their owners.

Tim Stepien/The…


Added by Chris Felker on October 29, 2014 at 11:27am — No Comments

Health & Harmony: Moms, tots combine quality time outdoors and fitness

April Markee (left, in pink) leads an hourlong fitness program along A1A in Delray Beach. The program provides

new moms an opportunity to meet other local moms and their babies while getting fit.…


Added by Chris Felker on October 29, 2014 at 11:33am — No Comments

Finding Faith: Bat mitzvah project helps families in need

Isabella Malaga (center) pictured with her parents, Marc and Melissa.

Photo provided

By Tim Pallesen…


Added by Chris Felker on October 29, 2014 at 10:52am — No Comments

On the Water: Hook ’em and cook ’em: How to prepare your catch

Mike Kuckelman, corporate chef for Bush Brothers Provision Co., slices yellowfin tuna during a recent

fish-cooking demonstration at the Boynton Beach Fishing Club. Kuckelman, an avid ocean angler,…


Added by Chris Felker on October 29, 2014 at 10:34am — No Comments

Tots & Teens: Delray Surf Festival celebrates the beach lifestyle

Kids join in the annual tug-of-war at the Delray Beach Surf Festival. Photo provided

By Shelley Gilken

    Even if the waves aren’t big, it’s still a swell time at the Delray Beach Surf Festival.

    “Our motto…


Added by Mary Kate Leming on October 28, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Editor's Note: We fall into season with a look ahead

    October is here and “season” has begun. So, to arm you with plenty of planning material for the busy months ahead, you will find inside this edition some special features.

    • The ArtsPaper is back with your complete guide to the 2014-15 cultural arts scene. This season you’ll find stories and critiques by the area’s best arts writers inside our Around Town section. We’ve changed the format, but not the style and substance. Each month on these pages you’ll learn…


Added by Chris Felker on October 1, 2014 at 1:29pm — No Comments

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