Before and during construction, merchants on either side of the Intracoastal Waterway fretted about how the Ocean Avenue bridge closing would hurt their businesses. Now that the new span has opened, some confess it wasn’t so bad, after all. But others found their revenues dipped significantly.
Here’s a sampling of comments from merchants.
— Jane Smith…
Added by Mary Kate Leming on December 4, 2013 at 3:23pm — No Comments
By Mary Thurwachter
There’s a Lantana bridge opening party on the horizon, but you can’t circle the date on your calendar just yet. The reason? No one knows exactly when the new Ocean Avenue Bridge will open.
Lantana officials would like to set a date, but the bridge is county-owned, so Palm Beach County officials will determine when the $32 million span opens. That will depend on when construction wraps up, expected to be sometime between Nov. 15 and…
Added by Mary Kate Leming on October 2, 2013 at 12:17pm — No Comments
Members of the media and former Caldwell Theatre supporters welcomed the debut of the new stage venue by attending a cocktail hour in its renovated lobby, visiting The Wick Tavern — an homage to New York City’s famed Tavern on the Green that features the original chandelier from the historic…Continue
Added by Mary Kate Leming on October 1, 2013 at 7:12pm — No Comments
Celebrating the debut of three exhibitions, the Boca Museum of Art welcomed guests to an art- and music-filled reception in its outdoor sculpture garden. The featured shows are titled ‘Create’, a display of works by those with developmental disabilities;…Continue
Added by Mary Kate Leming on September 3, 2013 at 9:21pm — No Comments
Please join us at 3 pm Saturday for the grand opening of Colonial Animal Hospital's new location at Federal Highway and Gateway Boulevard in Boynton Beach:…Continue
Added by Mary Kate Leming on July 19, 2013 at 2:45pm — No Comments
By Ron Hayes
Added by Mary Kate Leming on July 3, 2013 at 1:42pm — No Comments
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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Members of the Boynton Beach Chamber of Commerce and Acting Mayor Woodrow Hay and the staff of the PNC Bank at Woolbright Road and Federal Highway celebrate the new branch with a ribbon cutting. Jerry Lower/
Added by Mary Kate Leming on April 9, 2013 at 5:21pm — No Comments
By Tim O’Meilia
Thirty-odd years ago, a barely teen-aged Geoff Pugh and his brother would climb down to the rocks at the bottom of the north jetty of the Boynton Inlet and spear fish until a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputy shooed them away.
Other days they would cast nets for sheepshead or whatever…