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Secret Garden: Shade, whimsy and crazed koi enhance garden’s appeal

A blue dauben water lily stands above the surface of a fountain that drains in the koi ponds.…

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Added by Chris Felker on October 1, 2014 at 10:49am — No Comments

On the Water: Make lionfish your prey with appropriate care

A diver keeps a lionfish at arm’s length to avoid the sharp spines.…

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Added by Chris Felker on October 1, 2014 at 9:44am — No Comments

Paws Up for Pets: K9 unit dogs diverse in types and talents

PBSO Cpl. Brian Cullen works with his partner Justice.  

Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Arden…

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Added by Chris Felker on October 1, 2014 at 9:58am — No Comments

Finding Faith: Avenue Church reaches out to moms in need with City House

Casey Cleveland, lead pastor of the Avenue Church, cuts the ribbon during the grand

opening for City House in Delray Beach.

Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star…

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Added by Chris Felker on October 1, 2014 at 10:15am — No Comments

Health & Harmony: Garden walks help visitors leave stress behind

Walking the Morikami Museum gardens can be relaxing.

Photo courtesy of Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

By Linda Haase…

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Added by Chris Felker on October 1, 2014 at 10:26am — No Comments

Tots & Teens: Shriek with laughter and fear

You can expect a  some scary moments at Sugar Sand Park’s Shriek Week. Photo provided

By Shelley Gilken



    What were you afraid of as a child?

    Was it the dark? The monster under the bed? The…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on October 1, 2014 at 9:34am — No Comments

Editor's Note: Ocean Ridge ‘main street’ should include commerce

    For two years after we moved into our office at 5011 N. Ocean Blvd., people would stop in asking where the dry cleaner was. They looked crestfallen when I explained the locations of two businesses across the bridge.

    At least once a week throughout our four-year tenure in the small commercial strip, someone would come in looking for a bicycle repair shop. Once the triathlon shop became online only, we would direct them to Federal Highway in Delray Beach.

    Every day outside…

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Added by Chris Felker on September 3, 2014 at 1:16pm — No Comments

Editor's Note: Ocean Strand could make a great accessible public park

    In 1994, when Boca Raton bought the Ocean Strand property for $11.9 million, many praised the investment as a victory for preserving green space. Twenty years later, the 15-acre property between high-rise condominiums and homes remains blissfully undeveloped.

    It’s refreshing to see such a beautiful slice of old Florida protected, but it’s also a shame that there is no public access to the public land, which stretches from the Intracoastal Waterway to the Atlantic Ocean.

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Added by Chris Felker on September 3, 2014 at 10:54am — 1 Comment

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