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This Year's Boca Ballroom Battle Dancers Announced

Easter is over, the snowbirds have flown away and summer is upon us. Which also means eight people in Boca are getting butterflies in their stomachs. Yes, the Boca Ballroom Battle is only a few months away and the “elite eight” community leaders who have agreed to dance are just now starting…
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Upcoming: A Pop-up Event and a Brunch Deal with Free Champagne in West Palm

Noche Latina goes pop-up at Bistro 1001 For a $10 cover, you can join Bistro Ten Zero One’s pop-up event on April 27, starting at 6:30 p.m. There are a la carte items for purchase (seafood paella, $10; shrimp and chorizo, $8; sliced grilled flank steak/goat cheese/roasted red pepper,$9; plus more)…
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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…
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West Palm Dinner Specials at PB Catch, Santucci and Table 26

PB Catch serving a Catch & Cook special If you’ve landed the big one and it’s still wiggling on your hook, consider bringing it to PB Catch Seafood & Raw Bar, where Chef Aaron Black will prepare and cook it to order for $18. And that includes two sides. That’s a deal anywhere, but…
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Beehive is Buzzworthy Girl Power

  I seem to recall the Wick getting some early criticism for recycling tried and true Broadway and off-Broadway faves rather than staging bold, new more avant-garde productions, but whomever said that may be rethinking it now. The theater’s success over the past four seasons is indisputable;…
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Taste of the Nation Dazzles at Kravis Center

It’s easy to stay in the Delray-Boca orbit, especially when it comes to after-hours events. My first Taste of the Nation at the Kravis Center in West Palm was an eye-opener. West Palm Beach and North County are buzzing with celebrity chefs and  up-and-comers who are making great innovative food.…
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Your Week Ahead: April 25 - May 1

Magic and drama combine in a Houdini bio-play, a legendary Miami crooner performs in a legendary Boca venue, and the Kravis Center tries to catch ‘em all. Plus, Book of Love, Surfer Blood, “Clue” and more in your week ahead. WEDNESDAY What: Opening night of “Death and Harry Houdini” Where:…
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Broward and Miami-Dade April Food Events: Earth Day, Wine and More

Go delicious green for Earth Day at Seaspice, Villa Azur, RUST Wynwood It’s Earth Day on April 22, so that means you should eat green, but it should be an appetizing green! That’s where Seaspice (422 NW North River Drive, Miami; 305/440-4200) comes in with the Plant Bowl that looks like an appetizing…
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Review: Kinky Boots at the Kravis Center

  The closing bows for this show were unlike any I've ever experienced. The show ended at the plot's climax. The characters were still singing and dancing, and I found myself suddenly standing and clapping, not in applause, but to the beat of the music. That's what makes "Kinky Boots"…

How To Not Drink the New Unicorn Frappuccino at Starbucks

I am often asked for advice on eating on-the-go and especially on what to order at Starbucks. Just a few days ago, the coffee chain launched a limited release Unicorn Frappuccino that boasts a whopping 76 grams of sugar in a venti size! That equals nearly three Snickers bars! If you would rather…

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…

Blues at Boston's Tonight, Publix Cooking Classes This Month

Boston’s hosts “Blue Tuesdays” with food, music Tonight (April 18) kicks off Boston’s On The Beach’s Blue Tuesdays, with singers and bands and the blues. And food like garlic-braised short rib penne or marinated steak tips. And brews like Boston’s A1A IPA. Or a Nucklebuster Smash Cocktail.…
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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…
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West Palm Dining Events: Food Truck Safari, Specials at Pistache

Pistache’s warmer weather specials start with Moules Mondays Get your mussels on today with classic French bistro Pistache’s Moules Mondays, where it’s all-you-can-eat mussels with the purchase of any dinner entrée after 5:30 p.m. I’m a huge fan of their mussels and frites. That’s a…
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Your Week Ahead April 18-24

Literary luminaries descend on West Palm Beach, animals entertain you in Delray, and a sitcom star reinvents himself as a cabaret crooner. Plus, David Sedaris, “Waiting For Godot,” “Free Fire” and more in your week ahead. TUESDAY What: Popovich Comedy Pet Theater   Where: Crest…
taste of the nation

Taste of the Nation and Wine Gala Benefit Charities

Palm Beach Taste of the Nation returns to Kravis One of Palm Beach County’s largest food charity events of the year is Taste of the Nation, which benefits No Kid Hungry—and 100 percent of the profits here go to the charity, which is unusual. It’s April 20 at the Kravis Center for the Performing…