Costumed characters, old cars and live music took partygoers on a tour through the decades during the Delray Beach Public Library’s Birthday Bash celebration of its 100th birthday held April 11. Guests, including the 15 ‘Centennial Celebrities’ — the 100-year-old…Continue
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Ocean Ridge artist Ona Steele (left) talks with friends and family who attended the opening of her first major art exhibition, held at the recently remodeled Art House of Delray in Delray Beach. Jerry Lower/The Coastal…Continue
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More than 500 guests enjoyed a seven-home tour that benefited the Achievement Centers for Children and Families. The annual Delray Beach tour — presented this year by The Seagate Hotel and Spa — raised a record-breaking $102,000 to fund the facility that offers nutritional and…Continue
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NOTE: The drege was towed…Continue
By Tim Pallesen
Trader Joe’s wants to compete with Fresh Market in a burst of new commercial activity at the corner of Linton Boulevard and South Federal Highway.
Delray Place, a proposed shopping center at the southeast corner, is seeking city approval with Trader Joe’s…
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Mayor-elect Cary Glickstein’s family friend, retired Judge William Gladstone (center), shares a story before administering the oath of office in the Delray Beach City Commission chambers March 28. Pictured: Commissioner Al Jacquet,…Continue
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By Margie Plunkett
In an attempt to ease downtown traffic, Delray Beach commissioners agreed to changes for the Southeast Second Avenue valet parking queue, including providing it more spaces and prohibiting left-hand turns at the intersection.
The commissioners, separately, were also in consensus about adding smart metered parking spaces at Old School Square Garage.
During a review of downtown valet parking at a March 14 workshop meeting,…
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By Betty Wells
Delray Beach would get about $1.1 million a year in extra tax money under a proposal that would lop off the property east of the Intracoastal Waterway — and the taxes that come from it — now assigned to the city’s redevelopment agency.
Community Redevelopment Agency…
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By Tim Pallesen
Money given to nonprofits by the Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency will be examined in an audit by the Florida Auditor General’s Office.
The Legislature’s Joint Audit Committee ordered the audit April 1 at the request of Sen. Jeff Clemens, D-Lake Worth, after questions were raised last month.
“It was an issue that was discussed throughout the election season,” committee Chairman Sen. Joseph Abruzzo, D-Wellington, said.…
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By Tim Pallesen
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More than 60 animals — mostly dogs, but one cat — came out and strutted their stuff at the 12th Annual Easter Bonnet Pet Parade on March 30 in Delray Beach.
They competed in categories such as most frou-frou, traditional, original, tropical, tiniest teacup, owner-pet look-alike and best-in-show. Money raised from the event benefitted Animal Rescue Force.…
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The 45th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Delray Beach held on March 16 hosted firefighters from across the state, country and the world. Organizers estimated a crowd of over 100,000 watched from the sides of the 14-block parade route on Atlantic Avenue. …Continue
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The Plate: Classic Eggs Benedict
The Place: 50 Ocean, 50 S. Ocean Blvd., Delray Beach; 278-3364 or 50ocean.com
The Price: $12
The Skinny: There’s no plate like Eggs Benedict for the Hollandaise.
And no matter how…
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Comedian Tom Cotter (right), the first comedian to be a finalist in America’s Got Talent, was the featured entertainer at the seventh annual Laugh With The Library. Five hundred people attended the sold-out event, which raised more than $72,000 to help fund children and teen programs at…Continue
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The fourth annual Boca Raton Fine Art Show presented $1,500 in awards to seven professional artists based on criteria including technique, execution, originality and booth appearance. Delray Beach resident Andrew Swan (above) won a $100 Award of Excellence for drawing and was…Continue
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Love was in the air at a black-tie affair honoring Frances Bourque, founder of the center at Old School Square, and raising $57,000 for events, exhibits and educational opportunities. Broadway star Christine Andreas performed.
ABOVE: Event co-chairs Sean and…
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Members of the Delray Beach Art Club exhibited their works during the third annual Delray Beach Art Show on Feb. 8.
Photo: Painter Barbara Montgomery O’Connell and guest Kate McCarthy.
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ABOVE: Shari Dunham (center) and Laura Murray of Delray Beach (right) sample Lantana resident Joe Farrell’s ‘Flying Pig’s Revenge’ chili during the 16th Annual Chili Cook-off on Feb. 16 at Old School Square Park in Delray Beach.…Continue
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