Entries by Randy Schultz

Details of the New Old School Square, Chabad Litigation Goes on

Old School’s new plan Many details remain, but Delray Beach is in a much happier place regarding Old School Square than the city was two years ago. An architect seemed ready to turn the site–which includes the Crest Theater, the Cornell Art Museum, and Fieldhouse and the Pavilion—into something resembling the plaza of a European […]

Randy Schultz has lived in Boca Raton since 1985 and has worked as a journalist in South Florida since 1974. He spent 37 years at The Palm Beach Post, the last 23 as editorial page editor. He has written the City Watch blog for Boca Raton Magazine since February 2014. He also writes a weekly oped column for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
Randy is married to Shelley Huff-Schultz, director of Access PC at Pine Crest School. Their son, Alec Schultz, and daughter-in-law, Meredith Schultz, are lawyers in South Florida. They live in Boca Raton and have three children: Carter, 8; Preston, 6; and Lila, 4. Their daughter, Mara Howard, is a veterinarian practicing in Hunt Valley, Maryland. She lives with her husband, Chip Howard, in Reisterstown, Maryland.

Boca Regional’s Big Plans, iPic Deal May be Ready to Close

Hospital plans During the next five years, Boca Raton Regional Hospital may change as much or more than it has in the previous 50 years. The hospital’s proposed parking garage—more about that in the next item—is the first of four projects designed to transform Boca Regional. The others are a second tower, new operating rooms […]

Randy Schultz has lived in Boca Raton since 1985 and has worked as a journalist in South Florida since 1974. He spent 37 years at The Palm Beach Post, the last 23 as editorial page editor. He has written the City Watch blog for Boca Raton Magazine since February 2014. He also writes a weekly oped column for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
Randy is married to Shelley Huff-Schultz, director of Access PC at Pine Crest School. Their son, Alec Schultz, and daughter-in-law, Meredith Schultz, are lawyers in South Florida. They live in Boca Raton and have three children: Carter, 8; Preston, 6; and Lila, 4. Their daughter, Mara Howard, is a veterinarian practicing in Hunt Valley, Maryland. She lives with her husband, Chip Howard, in Reisterstown, Maryland.

Last Call Cut Off at 2 a.m., Mizner 200 Gets a Passing Grade

Last call On Wednesday night, the Boca Raton City Council unanimously approved an ordinance that will roll back closing time at Blue Martini and Nippers from 5 a.m. to 2 a.m. They are the only bars in the city serving alcohol for those extra three hours. Mayor Susan Haynie introduced the ordinance. I will have […]

Randy Schultz has lived in Boca Raton since 1985 and has worked as a journalist in South Florida since 1974. He spent 37 years at The Palm Beach Post, the last 23 as editorial page editor. He has written the City Watch blog for Boca Raton Magazine since February 2014. He also writes a weekly oped column for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
Randy is married to Shelley Huff-Schultz, director of Access PC at Pine Crest School. Their son, Alec Schultz, and daughter-in-law, Meredith Schultz, are lawyers in South Florida. They live in Boca Raton and have three children: Carter, 8; Preston, 6; and Lila, 4. Their daughter, Mara Howard, is a veterinarian practicing in Hunt Valley, Maryland. She lives with her husband, Chip Howard, in Reisterstown, Maryland.

Will Atlantic Crossing Soon Be Shovel-Ready? The Breakdown on Midtown, and More

Settlement reached   Since March 2013, the Delray Beach City Commission has regarded Atlantic Crossing as the ugly couch it inherited and had to keep. No one remains from the commission that approved the project in December 2012. Most residents who spoke at that meeting opposed Atlantic Crossing—which began as Atlantic Plaza II—even after the […]

Randy Schultz has lived in Boca Raton since 1985 and has worked as a journalist in South Florida since 1974. He spent 37 years at The Palm Beach Post, the last 23 as editorial page editor. He has written the City Watch blog for Boca Raton Magazine since February 2014. He also writes a weekly oped column for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
Randy is married to Shelley Huff-Schultz, director of Access PC at Pine Crest School. Their son, Alec Schultz, and daughter-in-law, Meredith Schultz, are lawyers in South Florida. They live in Boca Raton and have three children: Carter, 8; Preston, 6; and Lila, 4. Their daughter, Mara Howard, is a veterinarian practicing in Hunt Valley, Maryland. She lives with her husband, Chip Howard, in Reisterstown, Maryland.

Midtown Proposals Will Change, Dark Money in Boca, and More

The proposals for Midtown that go before the Boca Raton Planning and Zoning Board next Thursday will be different from what the board saw last December. Angelo Bianco of Crocker Partners, one of Midtown’s largest property owners, told me Wednesday that his company and others have worked with the city “to address concerns” of the […]

Randy Schultz has lived in Boca Raton since 1985 and has worked as a journalist in South Florida since 1974. He spent 37 years at The Palm Beach Post, the last 23 as editorial page editor. He has written the City Watch blog for Boca Raton Magazine since February 2014. He also writes a weekly oped column for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
Randy is married to Shelley Huff-Schultz, director of Access PC at Pine Crest School. Their son, Alec Schultz, and daughter-in-law, Meredith Schultz, are lawyers in South Florida. They live in Boca Raton and have three children: Carter, 8; Preston, 6; and Lila, 4. Their daughter, Mara Howard, is a veterinarian practicing in Hunt Valley, Maryland. She lives with her husband, Chip Howard, in Reisterstown, Maryland.

Midtown and Brightline Updates, Tragedy Hits Delray’s Law Enforcement Community

Midtown update Proposed changes to Boca Raton’s Midtown area will go before the planning and zoning board on April 20. At issue, among other things, is allowing residential development where only commercial and retail are permitted. The city has designated the area, which Boca Raton annexed in 2003, for Planned Mobility Development. Approving rules for […]

Randy Schultz has lived in Boca Raton since 1985 and has worked as a journalist in South Florida since 1974. He spent 37 years at The Palm Beach Post, the last 23 as editorial page editor. He has written the City Watch blog for Boca Raton Magazine since February 2014. He also writes a weekly oped column for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
Randy is married to Shelley Huff-Schultz, director of Access PC at Pine Crest School. Their son, Alec Schultz, and daughter-in-law, Meredith Schultz, are lawyers in South Florida. They live in Boca Raton and have three children: Carter, 8; Preston, 6; and Lila, 4. Their daughter, Mara Howard, is a veterinarian practicing in Hunt Valley, Maryland. She lives with her husband, Chip Howard, in Reisterstown, Maryland.

Will De Jesus Stay, Update on Atlantic Crossing, News from Delray and Boca

“Should I stay or should I go…” Delray Beach Mayor Cary Glickstein wants to remove the “Interim” from Interim City Manager Neal de Jesus’s title. OK, but then what is he? In a city that argued for hours over a dog beach, almost everyone seems to love de Jesus. If he was popular as fire […]

Randy Schultz has lived in Boca Raton since 1985 and has worked as a journalist in South Florida since 1974. He spent 37 years at The Palm Beach Post, the last 23 as editorial page editor. He has written the City Watch blog for Boca Raton Magazine since February 2014. He also writes a weekly oped column for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
Randy is married to Shelley Huff-Schultz, director of Access PC at Pine Crest School. Their son, Alec Schultz, and daughter-in-law, Meredith Schultz, are lawyers in South Florida. They live in Boca Raton and have three children: Carter, 8; Preston, 6; and Lila, 4. Their daughter, Mara Howard, is a veterinarian practicing in Hunt Valley, Maryland. She lives with her husband, Chip Howard, in Reisterstown, Maryland.

Mizner 200 Fails, Then Passes, and The Latest From Boca and Delray

Apparently, Mizner 200 hit a snag, and then suddenly got unsnagged The 384-unit condo project across from Royal Palm Place has already had two advisory hearings before the Boca Raton Community Appearance Board, which recommended design changes. No formal appearance before the board has been set. In a draft report sent on March 17, however, […]

Randy Schultz has lived in Boca Raton since 1985 and has worked as a journalist in South Florida since 1974. He spent 37 years at The Palm Beach Post, the last 23 as editorial page editor. He has written the City Watch blog for Boca Raton Magazine since February 2014. He also writes a weekly oped column for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
Randy is married to Shelley Huff-Schultz, director of Access PC at Pine Crest School. Their son, Alec Schultz, and daughter-in-law, Meredith Schultz, are lawyers in South Florida. They live in Boca Raton and have three children: Carter, 8; Preston, 6; and Lila, 4. Their daughter, Mara Howard, is a veterinarian practicing in Hunt Valley, Maryland. She lives with her husband, Chip Howard, in Reisterstown, Maryland.

Golf Course Updates, Chabad News, and the Delray Beach Headache

Golf course sale “This is getting out of hand,” Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie said Tuesday night. Yes, and it’s been getting out of hand for months. The issue was the city’s planned sale of the western golf course. It was added to the agenda only the day before. Deputy City Manager George Brown, who […]

Randy Schultz has lived in Boca Raton since 1985 and has worked as a journalist in South Florida since 1974. He spent 37 years at The Palm Beach Post, the last 23 as editorial page editor. He has written the City Watch blog for Boca Raton Magazine since February 2014. He also writes a weekly oped column for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
Randy is married to Shelley Huff-Schultz, director of Access PC at Pine Crest School. Their son, Alec Schultz, and daughter-in-law, Meredith Schultz, are lawyers in South Florida. They live in Boca Raton and have three children: Carter, 8; Preston, 6; and Lila, 4. Their daughter, Mara Howard, is a veterinarian practicing in Hunt Valley, Maryland. She lives with her husband, Chip Howard, in Reisterstown, Maryland.

Park Delays, Last Call Concerns and More Boca and Delray News

Procrastination at the park   The playground at Sugar Sand Park reopened last weekend, four months after the first projected date. It’s very impressive. Everyone was having a good time. It’s also been nearly two years since the Greater Boca Raton Beach & Parks District rejected the city’s proposed master agreement for operations and maintenance […]

Randy Schultz has lived in Boca Raton since 1985 and has worked as a journalist in South Florida since 1974. He spent 37 years at The Palm Beach Post, the last 23 as editorial page editor. He has written the City Watch blog for Boca Raton Magazine since February 2014. He also writes a weekly oped column for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
Randy is married to Shelley Huff-Schultz, director of Access PC at Pine Crest School. Their son, Alec Schultz, and daughter-in-law, Meredith Schultz, are lawyers in South Florida. They live in Boca Raton and have three children: Carter, 8; Preston, 6; and Lila, 4. Their daughter, Mara Howard, is a veterinarian practicing in Hunt Valley, Maryland. She lives with her husband, Chip Howard, in Reisterstown, Maryland.