By Tao Woolfe
A massive kapok tree dominates the walking path behind the Boca Raton Resort and Club. Its raised gray roots, covered with thorns, stretch toward the walkway like a dragon in the sun.
Longtime golfers and members of the club say the golf course and the tree have much in common — they are beautiful and old, but if you look closely, you won’t want to play on them.
The tree’s spikes are a natural defense mechanism, but the run-down…
Caleb Wiseheart, 8, visiting from Indiana, shows the 11.7-pound mutton snapper and another mutton snapper he caught July 17 while fishing on the Southern Comfort IV drift boat based at Palm Beach Yacht Center in Hypoluxo. Capt. Bill Cox, left, helps Caleb hold his…Continue
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By Janis Fontaine
We love our coffee — and our coffee shops, too. A mundane cup of joe at the…
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The Junior League of Boca Raton celebrated its one millionth diaper donation at the end of the 2014-15 season, surpassing all expectations for the 4-year-old initiative. The accomplishment demonstrates the community’s support of the Diaper Bank project while also…Continue
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When summer hits, Manahattanites and media descend on the ritzy region of Long Island. This year, representatives from the Delray Beach Marketing Cooperative joined the big shots. As a sponsor of the beachfront-estate affair, the cooperative had plenty of opportunities to spread word about…Continue
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Bradley Falcone, a graduate of Atlantic High School and Eagle Scout who will attend Florida State University, won a $1,000-per-year scholarship for four years from the Highland Beach chapter of UNICO. Photo…Continue
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By Amy Woods
This summer, Lantana Elementary…
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By Thom Smith
Back in the ’70s, the Pontiac Trans Am was baaad. And one particular ’79 model was the baddest of the…Continue
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The Plate: Lucy’s Chicken Biscuit Oh My!
The Place: Gary Rack’s Fat Rooster, 204 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach; 266-3642 or www.thefatrooster.com.
The Price: $9
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Twins Mitch and Chris Tobalski of Lantana carry garbage collected during an organized beach cleanup at the Boynton Inlet. The cleanup was hosted through Sea to Shore Alliance and supported by Nomad Surf Shop and Smile-Share the Vibe. Tim Stepien/The Coastal…Continue
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As of the 0930 hours National Hurricane Center update, Tropical Storm Erika has dissipated. The National Weather Service forecasts 3-5” of rainfall near SE Florida coast, with much higher amounts possible in some areas beginning late tonight through Monday with a marginal risk of tornado formation.
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With the possibility of flooding rains late this weekend into early next week, Palm Beach County is urging animal owners to make preparations now. The Animal Care and Control division has the following suggestions for animal owners:
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What: Crews working for All Aboard Florida and the Florida East Coast Railway will
temporarily close the following intersections to perform routine maintenance work and
construction improvements necessary for the introduction of the passenger rail service.
Where & When: Lucerne Avenue and the Florida East Coast Railway, Lake WorthSaturday, Aug. 8, 7 a.m. through Monday, Aug.10, 7 p.m.
SE 36th Avenue and the…
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By Janis Fontaine
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Gary Tong instructs a tai chi class at A Touch of Chi in Delray Beach. Tong started his discipline more than 30 years ago with Shaolin Kung Fu under the guidance of Grandmaster Alan Lee. He later discovered tai chi chuan and chi kung (qigong), studying with…Continue
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Brett Lang and Doug Konz hold the 57.1-pound wahoo they caught June 27 while trolling in 150 feet north of Boynton Inlet. Their wahoo not only won largest fish in this year’s Lake Worth Fishing Tournament, but also set a record for the heaviest fish in the eight-year history of the…Continue
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Meaghan Faletti, lionfish outreach coordinator for the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission, shows two large lionfish harvested during the Gold Coast Lionfish Derby. Willie Howard/The Coastal Star
Dive teams competing in the Third…Continue
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