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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

Along the Coast: Plans for other sites as well

    In Boynton Beach, Steven Michael’s Hudson Holdings bought a 1.35-acre parcel along Northeast Sixth Avenue, just south of the city Community Redevelopment Area called Ocean Breeze East. It paid $1.1 million for the land in April 2013.

    Then it teamed with Neighborhood Renaissance of West Palm Beach this year for a proposal to develop a market-rate apartment complex on its land and the CRA land, a total of 6.3 acres. The CRA board recently chose the team as the winning bidder,…

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Added by Chris Felker on September 3, 2014 at 1:49pm — No Comments

Along the Coast: Atlantic Crossing construction to begin despite pending lawsuit

Building Boom: Investments in change

Related stories: Developer assembles properties in Delray, Lake Worth | Plans for other sites as…

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Added by Chris Felker on September 3, 2014 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Along the Coast: Building boom — investments in change

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Added by Chris Felker on September 3, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Delray Beach: Planners look to update downtown development rules

By Tim Pallesen



    The furor over Atlantic Crossing now has Delray Beach ready to tighten and improve its downtown development regulations.

    “We started on the heels of Atlantic Crossing, and we heard about height and density concerns,” Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council urban design director Anthea Gianniotes reported to city officials Aug. 18.

    Proposed changes will be discussed by city commissioners and residents in public hearings to be…

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Added by Chris Felker on September 3, 2014 at 1:08pm — No Comments

Delray Beach: Historical Society holds keys to city’s past, dreams for its future

Delray Beach Historical Society President Leslie Callaway addresses the crowd

during the the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Delray Beach Historical Society charter signing.…

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Added by Chris Felker on September 3, 2014 at 12:51pm — No Comments

Delray Beach: iPic project draws fire from nearby businesses

The new iPic and its related parking may create traffic issues.

Rendering provided

By Betty Wells

    

    The design proposal for a luxury…

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Added by Chris Felker on September 3, 2014 at 12:29pm — No Comments

Delray Beach: City delays puppy-sale law to study issue

By Tim Pallesen

   

    The question whether a nationwide furor over puppy-mill sales requires a Delray Beach law has been delayed.

    City commissioners have imposed a six-month moratorium on allowing new puppy stores into Delray so city officials have time to study the controversy.

    The furor struck locally last December with a protest march outside Waggs to Riches, the only pet store selling puppies in Delray.

Six months later, commissioners…

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Added by Chris Felker on September 3, 2014 at 12:23pm — No Comments

Business Spotlight: Delray wins high praise for marketing efforts

By Christine Davis

    The Florida Festivals & Events Association has more than 415 members — representing 750 events statewide — and at its 20th anniversary award conference, Delray Beach cleaned up. The Marketing Cooperative received the following seven SUNsational Awards:

    • 100 Foot Christmas Tree — five awards total in the $50,000-$249,999 range: first place for promo video, first place for tickets and invitations, and third place awards in…

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Added by Chris Felker on September 3, 2014 at 11:47am — No Comments

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