So, have you made your 2017 vacation plans yet? If bottomless buffets, island ports and live rock, blues and R&B best satisfy your winter wanderlust, then a music cruise might be just the (admittedly pricy) ticket.
Rock boats disembarking from our ports in Miami and Fort Lauderdale are so popular…
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Might a 21-day weight loss challenge be the tune-up you need before indulging in the holidays?
The folks at the Institute of Human Performance (IHP) Fitness in Boca Raton think so.
IHP, at 1950 NW Boca Raton Blvd., is starting its 21 Day Weight Loss Challenge in early October. The full 21-day package…
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For the third year, the Feast of the Sea chef competition will provide folks with a chance to watch kitchen talent in action, and then to partake in the results. This means you get to eat the good stuff! But unlike the past two years, this will be a one-day, two-part seafood festival on Oct. 22, at the…
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Delray Beach City Commission Budget Discussions
No item jumped out more last week during the Delray Beach City Commission’s budget discussion than this one:
The Community Redevelopment Agency’s boundaries include 17 percent of the city. From within those boundaries, however, come 37 percent…
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What: Carol Prusa Art Talk
Where: Cornell Museum at Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach
When: 6 to 8 p.m.
Cost: $15 adults, $5 students
Contact: 561/243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org
Florida Atlantic University art professor Carol Prusa has been providing an aspirational…
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Lerman heats things up in Chef vs. Chef contest
Ever wonder what chefs are up against in local competitions when they are given “surprise” ingredients and asked to whip up an entire meal? We have the answer for you, from West Palm’s Chef/Co-Owner Jordan Lerman of Jardin, when he met and…
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Rain or shine, crowds gathered at the Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre on Saturday night to experience Keith Urban's RipCORD Tour--and despite a typical Florida storm in the middle of the show, Urban and his opening acts did not disappoint.
Maren Morris opened the show with a seven-song set list, and…
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South Florida is known worldwide for its beautiful, endless beaches and year-round summer weather. While the internet has given tourists and snowbirds the inside secrets to all the best restaurants, hotels and beaches, there are a few things only true South Floridians are “in-the-know” about—one…
Bedgear Performance sheets
Picked by Lori Pierino, Senior Art Director
"As I have reached a 'certain age,' I no longer enjoy the restful nights sleep that I used to, so anything that brings more ZZZZZZ's to my nights is very welcome. Bedgear sheets have been a pleasant surprise. When I hop…
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Farmer’s Table opens airy, elegant, tasteful event center
It was a re-imagining opening Wednesday night at Farmer’s Table Event Center, next to the Wyndham Hotel in Boca Raton. This space has been decked out in warm wood tones and clean lines, with innovative food and cocktails. That’s a…
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David Mackenzie’s extraordinary “Hell or High Water” is a modern-day Western chiseled from outlaw legend. Set in a variety of anonymous Texas towns, each one more podunk than the last, it presents a 21st century desert-scape where police cars still yield to cattle drives on sleepy two-lane…
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No More Boca Annexation
Annexation in Boca Raton is dead. Long live annexation in Boca Raton.
On Tuesday, Boca cancelled next week’s special city council meeting at which council members could have placed on the November ballot annexations of several neighborhoods on the city’s northwest…
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Right now, when Boca Raton families are thinking mostly about back-to-school shopping, fall sports and goals for the school year ahead, you might be interested as a parent to find out that arts education is officially more than just a “fun” extracurricular activity.
According to recent research…
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Animal lovers get ready to lace up Sept. 3 for the Save the Jaguar 5K at the Palm Beach Zoo (1301 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach).
The start time is 7:30 a.m. for this 3.1-miler that will take runners through Dreher Park and into Palm Beach Zoo.
The race’s tribute to jaguars is timely. The…
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What: Royale Majestique
Where: The Fieldhouse at Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach
When: 9 p.m.
Contact: 561/243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org
This new instrumental quartet from South Florida offers the best of many worlds. Its guitarist, drummer, saxophonist…
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Tapas craze spawns new B Bar Tapas & Grill eatery
Tapas are (still) the craze, and new restaurant B Bar Tapas & Grill (2995 NE 163rd St., North Miami Beach, 798/657-2275) is answering that call. It features tapas influenced by flavors from all over the world, such as the grilled octopus…
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Police and Fire Pension Reform
Delray Beach is about to complete one of the city’s most important changes in years.
It’s the culmination of police and fire pension reform, which began with concessions in the new contracts that reduce the city’s long-term liability. City commissioners…
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[NOTE: The Week Ahead will run on Wednesday this week.]
Cutoff jeans and cowboy boots were everywhere on Saturday, August 13 for Brad Paisley’s Life Amplified World Tour in West Palm Beach.
The tour, which began in May, featured female duo Maddie & Tae, and Tyler…
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The mango tree outside is almost done with fruit for the year. It gives me mango chicken, salsa, bread, pizza, daiquiris and … you get the idea. But when I saw this recipe from Seaspice's Executive Pastry Chef Jill Montinola, it made me want to start baking all over again. She thinks “outside the…
3 top chefs join forces to help No Kid Hungry
When you put Avocado Grill’s Julien Gremaud, Max’s Harvest’s Eric Baker and Buccan/Grato’s Clay Conley (pictured) in the kitchen together, you get an amazing five-course meal that benefits Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign.