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Dolphins Tread Water Against Woeful Jets Amid National Anthem Debate

And we’re back for the second half. #MIAvsNYJ pic.twitter.com/OcPuufKAoS — Miami Dolphins (@MiamiDolphins) September 24, 2017 written by Ian Hest It was a beautiful, diving touchdown catch from Devante Parker as time expired in the game. It was also entirely meaningless. The 20-7…
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What's New in Fall Makeup? Let Nordstrom Beauty at Town Center School You

Without the changing of the color of the leaves to guide us, South Floridians just have to take the rest of the country’s word for it: Fall is here. It may not feel like it, and it might not be as fun to drink a pumpkin spice latte in 80-degree weather, but we can still rock all the season trends…
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Concert Review: Young the Giant in Miami

Written by James Biagiotti Almost exactly six years after its first show in Miami, Young the Giant returned to Miami’s Bayfront Park Amphitheater Saturday Night with something to prove. “The first time we played Miami was 2011, on this stage,” frontman Sameer Gadhia told the crowd. “We…
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MIA Kitchen & Bar Now Open; What's New at Max's Harvest

Sharing a sip and a bite with you From time to time, I’ll share what I’m eating and drinking out on the town, from Juno Beach to Miami. I travel a lot, mostly in Palm Beach County, but sometimes to our southern cousin counties. And when I have memorable experiences, I’ll share them with people…
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3 Simple Ways to Get Your Child Involved in the Arts

Arts and achievement go hand in hand. by Melanie Gibbs Funding for the arts is getting slimmer and slimmer. In March, President Donald Trump proposed a budget that would eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), a federal program that provides vital arts funding to nonprofits, schools…
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Concert Review: Zac Brown Band in West Palm

Pouring rain didn't deter Zac Brown fans from their opening "Welcome Home" show on Friday night in West Palm Beach. Individuals packed the lawn with umbrellas and rain gear, battling the downpour through the first half hour or so of the 2-hour long set, while onstage, Zac Brown himself promised a…
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NYFW 2017 Brings Bold Looks, Lace, Floral and Puppies to Fall Fashion

Let us start by saying how grateful we are for all of the people who have reached out to us in the wake of Hurricane Irma. The Boca Mag family has been so gracious and patient as we get our power and lives back together. It’s times like these where we truly appreciate how close-knit the Boca Raton…
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This Month: 'Claws for a Cause' at Oceans 234, Rhythm Cafe Wine Dinner

Time to dine at Oceans 234’s ‘Claws for a Cause’ Shake off the last of the fallen leaves from your beachside duds, and head over to Oceans 234 Sept. 24. By the ocean, you’ll be able to attend “Claws for a Cause,” which means enjoying a lobster bake created by Executive Chef William Middleton…
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Gritty Realism Lifts Imperfect Biopic 'Stronger'

It was the most enduring human-interest story to emerge from the horrible rubble of the Boston Marathon bombing. Jeff Bauman, a salty Bostonian who worked the deli at the local Costco, lost both of his legs in the attack but, upon waking in the hospital, provided the FBI with valuable intel on one of…
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Irma Updates (Including Debris Pick-Up), the Downtown Boca Campus and More

Debris removal Just as Florida Power & Light asked customers to be patient while the company restored electricity, officials in Boca Raton and Delray Beach want residents to be patient while trucks pick up debris from Hurricane Irma. During Wednesday night’s budget workshop meeting, Delray…
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Connecting with the Night: Camping in Zimbabwe

Words and photos by Howie Minsky Today, we spent most of the day planting Zambezi Teak trees to repair a section of forest damaged from several years of overgrazing by a large elephant herd. Trying to maintain a harmonious balance between flora and fauna takes years of preparation and planting and…
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The Original Wonder Woman Sings: A Q&A With Lynda Carter

  Gal Gadot isn’t the only actress to ride the Wonder Woman rocket to stardom. In 1975, Lynda Carter, the Miss World USA from three years prior, had nearly exhausted her savings to pursue an acting career that had produced only three bit parts. She was close to returning to her native…
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Local Food Events Give Back to Areas Affected by Hurricane Irma

Three top chefs host benefit dinner to help the Keys Nowhere in Florida did Hurricane Irma do more extensive and deadly damage than our wonderful, tropical Florida Keys. Sadly, some people lost their lives, and others lost everything they owned. It will be months before life returns to even semi-normal…
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Boca Raton Nearly Back to Normal After Irma, Debris Remains a Problem

Cleaning up and restoring power As of Monday morning, according to Mayor Susan Haynie, only 140 homes in Boca Raton still lacked electricity. Traffic signals were working, and except for all the debris it was a normal workday. Obviously, though, Irma remains the main topic. Of that debris, Haynie…
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Last Minute Drama Leads Miami Dolphins to Win in Opener

by Ian Hest The Miami Dolphins might have been a week late opening their NFL season due to Hurricane Irma, but they were anything but weak late in their first game. Cody Parkey put the Phins out in front 19-17 on a 30-yard field goal with just over a minute left to play against the Los Angeles…
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Your Week Ahead: Sept. 19 to 25

The biggest band in the universe tours Miami, Respectable Street toasts 30 years of oblivion, and a White House correspondent dishes on fake news in Boca. Plus, Salman Rushdie, "Woodpeckers," a Trump-themed play and more in your week ahead. TUESDAY What: April Ryan Where: University…
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Kosher Restaurants Now Open; Restaurants Offering Jewish Holiday Specials

Kosher restaurants now open In Boca Raton, these are now open after the storm: Asia Restaurant, Bagel Factory Café, Century Grill, Ditmas, Orchids Garden and Pita N Go. TooJay’s offers classic menu, then break-fast for Yom Kippur All TooJay’s locations on Sept. 20 and Sept. 21 will have classics…
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Cage Diving with Carnivorous Crocodiles

While walking this morning, I meet up with Shamiso, who is on anti-poaching patrol in the preserve. Shamiso lost his right arm to a crocodile attack while fishing several years ago. When I ask him how it happened, he says he was fishing near the waters’ edge of the Zambesi River when a large…
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When in Doubt, Toss it Out: Food Safety Tips After Irma

"Food is our common ground. A universal experience." - James Beard We did it and came through the other side of Hurricane Irma. Now's the time to do this: 1) Toss everything in your fridge if you were without power for 36-48 hours. Here are the rules on what you can keep. As always, when…
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City Watch After the Storm: Updates and Status

Irma postscript Too many homes and businesses still don’t have power. Debris clogs too many streets. Yet Boca Raton and Delray Beach are not Cudjoe Key or Naples. Neither city had structural damage or flooding, though Boca Raton did lose about 80 feet of beach. City services are resuming. Boca…