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Finding Faith: Delray Beach events sure to inspire holiday cheer

Tricia and Jordan Hess and their son Brandon play Mary,

Joseph and Jesus in ‘Come to Bethlehem.’

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Added by Chris Felker on December 3, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Delray Beach: Bicycle Safety Awareness Ride, George Bush Blvd. - Oct. 12

The Delray Beach Bike Club hosted a one-hour Human Powered Delray Bicycle Safety Awareness Ride

in October. The cyclists, complete with police escort, rode east across the George Bush Boulevard Bridge…

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Added by Chris Felker on October 30, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Delray Beach: Development takes back seat to downtown limits discussion

By Tim Pallesen  

 

    The city has ordered a halt to new downtown development applications as city commissioners try to agree on new height and density limits.

    Commissioners are split over whether to limit new buildings to four floors and 30 residential units per acre — or give bonus incentives to allow a fifth floor and higher densities.

    “We’re a four-story town,” Mayor Cary Glickstein declared at an Oct. 14 workshop where three commissioners…

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Added by Chris Felker on October 30, 2014 at 12:29pm — No Comments

Delray Beach: Federal Highway changes are still in the works

The corner of Atlantic Avenue and southbound Federal Highway.

Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Tim Pallesen  



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Added by Chris Felker on October 30, 2014 at 12:07pm — No Comments

Delray Beach: Trick-or-Treat Along the Avenue

A group of “Pirate Princesses,” who attend Morikami Park Elementary School in Delray Beach,

pose for a photo with the owners and staff of Naked Hair Salon & More…

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Added by Chris Felker on October 30, 2014 at 12:03pm — No Comments

Delray Beach: Five finalists considered for city manager post

By Tim Pallesen

 

    City commissioners have narrowed their search for a new city manager to five candidates, with a final selection possible as early as Nov. 7.

    The five finalists include interim City Manager Terry Stewart, whom a majority of commissioners say has proven himself capable for the permanent job.

    Stewart, who began working in Delray Beach in June, has previous experience as city manager of Cape Coral and Fort Myers Beach.

    Other…

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Added by Chris Felker on October 30, 2014 at 11:59am — No Comments

Delray Beach: Marketing agencies

Community Redevelopment Agency

Executive director’s salary: $136,200

Assistant director’s salary: $112,500

Employees: 10 full-time, two part-time employees work on the GreenMarket; two open part-time positions

Board: Seven-member board from the community and appointed to…

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Added by Chris Felker on October 30, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Delray Beach: City seeks clarity from its marketing agencies

Comparisons

Delray Beach: Marketing agencies | Boynton Beach: Community Redevelopment Agency | Boca…

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Added by Chris Felker on October 30, 2014 at 10:30am — 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.…

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

Outdoors: Famous-name reels are a family affair

Ted Juracsik, founder of Tibor Reel Corp., with daughter Marianne Papa,

who oversees the fly fishing reel manufacturing business on Congress Avenue in Delray Beach.

Juracsik lives in Boca Raton…

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Added by Chris Felker on October 29, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Delray Beach: City poised to take new direction

By Tim Pallesen



    City Hall has undergone a transformation in the 18 months since Mayor Cary Glickstein and Commissioner Shelly Petrolia were elected.

    New top administrators are in place.The addition of Jordana Jarjura to the commission last March gives Glickstein and Petrolia a frequent third vote on key issues.

    “I’m happy to say we’ve turned the Titanic,” Glickstein said.

    The new regime was voted into office on a wave of…

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

Delray Beach: City looks to gussy the goose that is its golden attraction with beach makeover

Rendering of potential look provided by Bob Currie

By Tim Pallesen

 

    A “world-class” appearance has been ordered for the city’s municipal beach — possibly…

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Added by Chris Felker on October 1, 2014 at 12:49pm — No Comments

Delray Beach: ‘Funky’ downtown hotel seeks city approval

By Tim Pallesen

     

    The downtown’s third new hotel is described by its developer as a “funky-looking establishment that fits funky Delray.”

    Plans to build the 120-room hotel on southbound Federal Highway two blocks south of Atlantic Avenue will be submitted to city officials this month.  

    The new hotel will join the recently added Seagate Hotel on East Atlantic and Hyatt Place in Pineapple Grove to the city’s vibrant entertainment district.…

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Added by Chris Felker on October 1, 2014 at 12:44pm — No Comments

Delray Beach: Jacquet, Frankel urge better budget treatment for police

By Tim Pallesen

    

    City commissioners urged more generosity for police officers as they approved a $103 million city budget that will increase taxes for most property owners.

    The new tax rate of $7.46 for every $1,000 in taxable value is slightly lower than last year’s rate of $7.51.

     But tax bills will go up after the county property appraiser raised Delray Beach property assessments to generate nearly $3 million more in tax revenue this…

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Added by Chris Felker on October 1, 2014 at 12:42pm — No Comments

Delray Beach: Pet-free beach law getting more enforcement

Dog lovers risk fines by ignoring city ordinances on this August morning.

Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

INSET…

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Added by Chris Felker on October 1, 2014 at 12:26pm — No Comments

Delray Beach: This one’s not just another big Boston’s party

A postcard advertises one of the Boston’s site’s early incarnations as the Hotel Del-Sol.

Photo provided by Delray Beach Historical Society…

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Added by Chris Felker on October 1, 2014 at 12:13pm — No Comments

Business Spotlight: Best friends open Delray kids’ boutique

Melissa DiMisa and Connie Muir opened Once Upon a Time in May in the Pineapple Grove

area of downtown Delray Beach.

Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star…

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Added by Chris Felker on October 1, 2014 at 11:08am — 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

Golf: Golfers look forward to LPGA event at home

Meg Mallon and Beth Daniel

File photo/The Coastal Star

By Steve Pike



    For athletes in any sport, there is nothing like a home…

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Added by Chris Felker on October 1, 2014 at 9:20am — No Comments

Business Spotlight: Trader Joe's opens in Delray

The new Trader Joe’s at the corner of Linton Boulevard and Federal Highway in Delray Beach opens on Sept. 5.

ABOVE: Barbara Arnold and Sandra Shinn stock shelves under the watchful eye of a surfing cow. Other store walls are covered with  similar murals…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on September 4, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

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