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Around Town: Summer entertainment season takes on a life of its own

The Crest Theatre will present A Chorus Line and is offering free dance workshops for community cast members.

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By Thom Smith

So much for slow summers. But then full timers know that…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on July 1, 2014 at 11:43pm — No Comments

Summer Arts: Dramaworks finds concert performances attract a different audience

     See Floating Cat, a 2011 work of Washi Paper and wire by Kyoko Hazama, at the Morikami Museum. Photo provided

By Greg Stepanich

     Palm Beach Dramaworks, which opened its summer series of…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on July 1, 2014 at 10:39pm — No Comments

Around Town: Forget the blues: Bamboo Room owners looking for buyers with green

The Bamboo Room, which has drawn nationally known acts, is decorated with music memorabilia. Photo provided

By Thom Smith

     Bamboo Room  … Always full of…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on June 3, 2014 at 10:49pm — No Comments

Summer Arts: Jamie Bernstein to discuss her father’s legacy at FAU

Jamie Bernstein (right) says when her father, Leonard, was alive, she took him for granted. Now she realizes his impact on generations of music lovers. Photos provided

By Greg Stepanich

As befits the daughter of an…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on June 3, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Business Spotlight: The Bridge returns as Waterstone Resort & Marina

The former Boca Raton Bridge Hotel, now known as Waterstone Resort & Marina, will have its grand opening May 7. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Christine Davis

On May 7, Waterstone Resort &…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on May 1, 2014 at 8:38am — No Comments

Around Town: Real movie fans prefer Palm Beach Film Fest over others

Robert Morse with Randi Emerman and Rick McCoy at the Palm Beach International Film Festival. Photo provided

By Thom Smith

    If you want bright lights, head for the big city. Big…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on April 30, 2014 at 3:28pm — No Comments

Summer Arts: Catch Seraphic Fire while they’re hot — and in Boca

Cast members take the stage in the Arts Garage production of The Trouble With Doug. Photo provided

By Greg Stepanich

     Seraphic Fire, the Miami-based concert choir with two Grammy nominations to its credit, performs this…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on April 30, 2014 at 3:08pm — No Comments

Around Town: Roddick’s fiery determination evident early to his tennis coach

Coach Howard Schnellenberger was honored on his 80th birthday by hundreds of supporters, including football legend Joe Namath.…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on April 2, 2014 at 12:15pm — No Comments

Around Town: A colorful statement, and sparkly Webb at Norton

Delray Beach Library Director Alan Kornblau (left), co-chairwoman Heidi Sargeant, master of ceremonies Paul Castronovo and co-chairwoman Becky Walsh share the stage during the the Delray Beach Library’s eighth annual fundraiser. The event raised nearly $85,000 for the privately…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on February 26, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Around Town: Recent hires are good news at FAU

Delray’s Fabulous Fashion Show: Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach – Jan. 17

Gordana ‘Gordi’ Adzic models beachwear from Kokonuts of Delray Beach on Jan. 17 during “Delray’s Fabulous Fashion Show” in…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on January 29, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Around Town: Chef gone today, back tomorrow

    That’s what Lindsay Autry promises after her departure from the kitchen at Sundy House. The award-winning chef, who moved to the popular Delray Beach restaurant from The Omphoy, said she is leaving to pursue other projects. No hard feelings about Sundy, Autry says. She planned…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on January 2, 2014 at 1:10pm — No Comments

Around Town: Allman Brother, wife keep on Truckin’ at Culture & Cocktails event

Butch and Melinda Trucks join Rena Blades and Brad Deflin at the Cultural Council’s Culture & Cocktails event at The Colony Hotel in Palm Beach. Photo by Corby Kaye’s Studio

By Thom…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on December 4, 2013 at 2:50pm — No Comments

Around Town: A Mazda that’s a Bentley? And Lord & Taylor opens with a bang

By Thom Smith

The virtual parking lot of NFL stars is crammed with some sweet machinery — Clinton Portis’ Maserati, Reggie Bush’s Ferrari, Frank Gore’s Rolls Royce. With all their millions, one of their first acts as…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on October 30, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Business Spotlight: Ocean Ridge business owners honored, yet again

Kimberlee Duke Marshall and Tim Marshall’s CopySource Inc. 67 was recognized as one of the fastest growing privately owned companies in the country for the second year. Photo provided

By Christine Davis

    In August,…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on October 2, 2013 at 11:41am — No Comments

Around Town: The Wick is alive with ‘The Sound of Music’

Krista Severeid (Maria von Trapp) joins audience member Loretta Swit following the performance. Courtesy photo/Amy Pasquantonio

By Thom Smith

     Bows taken, bouquets presented, the curtain closed, the clock…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on October 2, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Around Town: FAU looks beyond scandals

By Thom Smith

    So much for the bad news at FAU. Since Dennis Crudele took over as interim president after Mary Jane Saunders’ embarrassing debacle that peaked with the plan to name the stadium for the prisons-for-profit company GEO International, all the vibes from campus have been positive.…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on September 4, 2013 at 12:12pm — No Comments

Business Spotlight: Ferber unfurls his faith in his Realtor friend Ligouri

Each month The Coastal Star features news from the businesses in our community. Business Spotlight is presented as a service to our advertisers and the local business community.

John Ferber poses with his custom-made flag of his friend and…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on September 4, 2013 at 10:51am — No Comments

Health & Harmony: A man on a mission — Why genetic history matters

Ken Schwartz with a photo of his sister Susan Wright, who died of cancer in July. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Paula Detwiller

   If someone told you your risk for developing cancer might…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on September 3, 2013 at 8:55pm — No Comments

Paws Up for Pets: Gadgets getting short end of chew stick? Here are some tips

Zeki the cat and Chipper the dog demonstrate the possible danger that our pets can unwittingly pose to electronic devices such as iPads. Photo provided

By Arden Moore   

    Arguably, our pets rank as our most…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on September 3, 2013 at 8:11pm — No Comments

Finding Faith: St. Paul’s Episcopal bids farewell to The Rev. Canon ‘Chip’ Stokes

The Rev. Canon William Stokes of St. Paul ’s Episcopal Church is surrounded by his family, including, from left, daughter Erin Potter, wife, Susan, and son Richard, as The Very Reverend Kathleen P. Gannon, curate, prays over them as Stokes begins his…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on July 31, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

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