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Jingle Bell Jog is Coming to Town

Registration is open for the Saturday, December 17, 2016 Delray Beach Jingle Bell Jog 5K. As event promoters say: This is the annual running event that “champions all things associated with the festive winter holidays… Jingle Bells, Santa, Mistletoe, Eggnog, Reindeer, Elves!” When else…
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The Benefits of a Vegan Diet

As a chef and Green Goddess here at Boca Magazine, I am committed to bringing different choices to our readers. Whether you are eating red meat, limiting your animal proteins to seafood or keeping to a strictly vegan lifestyle, we all can agree that eating your fruits and vegetables is highly beneficial…
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The Week Ahead: Nov. 15-21

A theatrical mystery dazzles at the Kravis, a star astrophysicist goes to the movies, and celebs swing rackets for charity in Delray. Plus, Bernie Sanders, Peter Hook & The Light, VoicePlay and more in your week ahead. TUESDAY What: Opening night of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” Where:…
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City Watch: Sober Home Regulation, Body Cameras for Delray Police and more

Credit U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel for the breakthrough that could allow Delray Beach, Boca Raton and other Florida cities finally to regulate sober homes. Last week, the departments of Justice and Housing and Urban Development released an updated joint statement on group homes as the Fair Housing…
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Win Free Tickets to the Riptide Music Festival in Fort Lauderdale

We have several pairs of tickets to the Riptide Music Festival on Dec. 3 and 4 that we'll be giving away in the coming weeks. How do you win? Follow us on social media and you'll have various opportunities to get a pair of tickets. Facebook. Twitter. Instagram. Riptide website. Once selected,…
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Highlights: Miami Dolphins Beat the San Diego Chargers

Ryan Tannehill hits Kenny Stills for 39-yard TD. Jay Ajayi bursts free for 40 yards. Ryan Tannehill beautiful 18-yard pass to Damien Williams. Cameron Wake and Mario Williams sack Philip Rivers. Ryan Tannehill drops a dime to DeVante Parker. Kiko Alonso seals the…
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Hoffman's Chocolates Opens in Delray, Cholo Soy Cocina Opens for Lunch and More Food Goodies

New Hoffman’s Chocolates store opens at Delray Marketplace Now your chocolate/sugar craving is easier to appease if you live in western Delray Beach, with the 10th Hoffman’s Chocolates store opening at 14851 Lyons Road in the Delray Marketplace. With a staff of 8-10, the store will feature…
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3 Natives' Acai Bowl Packs a Punch

3 Natives opened its doors in Boca a couple months ago after much success at their Juno, Tequesta, Jupiter and Gainesville locations. But it wasn’t their juice and smoothies that caught my eye — it was the big, bold, beautiful acai bowls. Not familiar with the acai trend? The acai berry derives from…
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Eleven Salon and Spa Hosts Masquerade Party on 11/11

There’s nothing we love more than a themed party, especially when it’s done right. Being that neither of us have ever been to a masquerade party before, we couldn’t be happier to reveal the sexy masks we have in store for Eleven Salon & Spa’s Masquerade Party this Friday, November 11th.…
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Free Meals for Veterans, Donations to 'Help Our Wounded'

If you are a veteran, or a member of a veteran’s family, or support veterans, you can dine and save, or help donate by purchasing meals today at some area restaurants. Here are the details:   Boston’s offers free meals to members of U.S. armed forces In what’s become an annual event…
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Web Extras: Self-Defense Guru Shares Techniques

Local self-defense instructor and former West Palm Beach SWAT team member John Riddle shares tips in our November issue. Watch John in action against our Web Editor, Jason Clary.
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Web Extra: Phil Collins Interview and Clips

Thanks to a new biography and the occasional performance, pop legend Phil Collins is burnishing his legacy from his home base of Miami Beach. Read our interview on page 96 and enjoy these Collins classics!    
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Web Extra: Ballerina Nathalia Arja Teaches Rob Gronkowski Ballet

We asked Nathalia Arja, a ballerina from Miami, what it takes to be successful. To read about Arja's journey, visit page 138 in Boca Mag's November issue. Below, you'll see Arja teach NFL star Rob Gronkowski about ballet. Enjoy! Watch this video on The Scene.
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Web Extra: Thanksgiving Dinner Tips

In our inaugural "Local" department, Associate Editor Allison Lewis chats it up with Boca Raton Resort and Club Executive Chef Andy Roenbeck about Thanksgiving dinner tips (page 46). The following are some sides and wins that would go perfectly with a Thanksgiving dinner. Apple, Sage and Sausage…
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Election post-mortem and other notes on the new world order

Post-election wind down While the reverberations from the national election continue, here are some thoughts on the two elections that involved Boca Raton. Not surprisingly, the waterfront ordinance passed by a margin of roughly 2-to-1. When your signs say “Protect Boca’s Waterfront Parks,”…
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Make your child’s imagination come to life through photography

When you have a Boca kid under the age of five, it’s all princesses, pirates and make believe all of the time…or at least it’s that way around our house. I have lost count of how many dress-up costumes and accessories we now own. However, since as a mom I prefer imaginative play above screen…
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Free diabetes screenings for November, diabetes month

November is diabetes awareness month and, for the entire month, Palm Healthcare Foundation and the Diabetes Coalition of Palm Beach County have partnered to provide free diabetes screenings and risk assessments in Palm Beach County. The calendar of free and open-to-the-public screening locations,…
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New Restaurants and Great Deals in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties

BROWARD COUNTY Create-your-own Poke House debuts in Fort Lauderdale Bringing a restaurant devoted to the trendy Hawaiian poke recipe (a fish-based dish) is coinciding with the build-your-own trend. That means The Poke House gives customers a large choice of customized meals, and the prices start…
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Fact-checking Boca Watch and other news of note

Boca Watch fact-checking On the last weekend before polls open, the BocaWatch website continued its misleading election “coverage.” A Saturday post stated that both major parties had endorsed a vote in favor of the waterfront ordinance that is designed to prevent Boca Raton from leasing the…
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The Week Ahead: Nov. 8 to Nov. 14

Alternative headliners rock out for Chipotle, footballers and chefs grill-off for charity, and “cuddly” vampires bring bite to Arts Garage. Plus, Mitski, Elle King, “Carmen” and more in your week ahead.   FRIDAY What: Elle King Where: Revolution Live, 100 Nugent Ave., Fort Lauderdale When:…