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Around Town: Boynton Beach looking livelier with younger residential crowd

IMAG_NE Installation

Sanborn Square, Boca Raton -  Oct. 18

Tim Irwin poses on stilts behind Boca residents Eric Rosenberg, holding Darla, a small French bulldog, and his friend Allie Weprin with her…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on October 29, 2014 at 10:26am — No Comments

Around Town: Gillie going, ’cue cooking, season sizzling

Schnellenberger field dedication

Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton -  Sept. 13

A big sign for a big man. The turf at FAU’s stadium is now officially Schnellenberger Field, in honor of the school’s…

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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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Around Town: Pine Crest grooms a ‘Teen Jeopardy’ champ, and surf’s up for artist Aho

By Thom Smith

After nearly two weeks of Teen Jeopardy competition, Alan Koolik of Boca Raton and Jeff Xie of Edison, N.J., surprisingly were tied with $54,200 in winnings. So on the Aug. 1 broadcast, for one of the few times in history, the winner was…

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Summer Arts: Sutton set to sing Mitchell’s blues at Jazziz

By Greg Stepanich

     Her colleagues in the music industry had suggested for years that she consider performing the songs of Joni Mitchell, but when it came time to do it, jazz singer Tierney Sutton found the idea somewhat daunting.

     “I…

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Around Town: Soccer star has ‘day’ named for him in Boca

Soccer sensation Jozy Altidore (right ) poses with Boca High School student Michael Vanaki, and a signed American flag at Waterstone Resort & Marina.  Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Thom…

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Summer Arts: Grunge for all and ballet dreams heat up August arts scene

By Greg Stepanich

    This might be a good month to get your grunge on.

    The pestilential heat of an August in South Florida has to be tempered some way, and perhaps an evening of rough-edged rock from rain-soaked bands that made it big in the 1990s will do the trick.

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Tots & Teens: Black-belt techniques encourage back-to-school success

Shelley Gilken teaches an Action Karate class to young students in May. Photo provided

By Shelley Gilken

When people think of karate, they often conjure up images of punches, kicks or hand-to-hand…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on July 29, 2014 at 11:42am — No Comments

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.

Photo provided

By Thom Smith

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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