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How to get rid of your kid’s artwork without the guilt

I don’t know about you, but the sheer amount of artwork that my child produces each week has been growing into a disorganized and rather unmanageable pile in our home. I’ll admit that I try to toss some of the less remarkable pieces. But without a doubt, my daughter will see that random coloring…
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South Florida VegFest Debuts in Early December

Foodies—especially those who don’t eat meat or dairy products—might enjoy the SoFla Vegfest, in War Memorial Auditorium, Saturday, Dec. 3, from noon to 6 p.m. Tickets to the inaugural vegan festival are $15 for adults, while children 12 and younger are free. SoFla Vegfest will feature…
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Adolfo Domínguez opens at Town Center

“The way we dress is a part of the person we show others,” said renowned Spain-based fashion designer Adolfo Domínguez. “We wear the map of our lives etched upon our features. Clothing as a second skin.” This idea, complimented by design principles of beauty, poetry and simplicity, are…

Lift Off with these Flights of Spirits

Now that bourbon, rye (not the bread!), gin, rum, Scotch and tequila are making a huge comeback on the cocktail scene, here’s a chance to try them in small quantities. Nitrogen Bar, Grill & Sushi (6779 W. Indiantown Road, Jupiter; 561/972-2944) is featuring six flights, of three 1-ounce tasting…

Fact-checking Boca Watch sales tax content and updates on issues in Boca and Delray

Boca Watch goes after sales-tax proposal If you want a credible analysis of Palm Beach County’s sales-tax proposal, don’t look for it on BocaWatch. The website, which has criticized the plan from the start, published a blog post from a Boca Raton resident named Jack McWalter. He has spoken against…

Celebrate Halloween With These Spooky Events

Eat, drink and be scary! It’s just spooky about how many Halloween food events are out there in the dark. Here’s a lineup for you ghouls.   Palm Beach County 50 Ocean, Mango Chili Margarita: Start your creepy crawling with a bewitching Mango Chili Margarita cocktail (pictured), made…

A James Bond Dinner Party and a No Kid Hungry Dinner Benefit

Celebrate James Bond-style at Vic & Angelo’s 10th anniversary It’s been 10 years since Vic & Angelo’s opened the 4520 PGA Blvd. location in Palm Beach Gardens, and they’re throwing a shaken-not-stirred party. From 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Oct. 27, you can experience yummy bites, live music,…

More on the Wildflower ordinance, Delray chooses an attorney and much, much more

Weinroth speaks to Wildflower ordinance A debate of sorts over the proposed waterfront ordinance in Boca Raton took place at the last two city council meetings. On Sept. 27, Scott Singer reported on his “visioning session” for the Wildflower property and Silver Palm Park. He called it a “productive…

Grille 401 Starts Summer Brunch

Grille 401 may a top choice of Fort Lauderdale locals to frequent for after-work happy hour, but now it’s a haven for brunching too. The restaurant, located on Las Olas Boulevard, started its weekend brunch this summer on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Brunch features an assortment of delicious…

Harvard Professor to Lead FAU's College of Medicine

Who knew that Boca Raton would be home to a high-powered medical school? Florida Atlantic University (FAU) announced earlier this month that in January 2017 Phillip Boiselle, M.D., will be dean of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine. Boiselle currently serves as associate dean for academic…

Out of the Windy City

Story by Wendy Rhodes It is unlikely that anyone over 30 has ever fallen in love or suffered a heartbreak without Peter Cetera singing soulfully in the background. A prolific singer, songwriter and bass player, Cetera is best known for tapping into the deep, raw emotions of both love and…

Pumpkin Smash at City Tap, Whiskey and Cigar Pairing at The Cooper

Get your running shoes on, folks. The season is heating up, despite the so-far lack of out-of-state license plates on the road. We’ll take the season without the traffic, but I have yet to see that happen. Here are some events happening soon that have “do it!” written all over them. On your mark,…

Filling Al Jacquet's (largely) empty seat and other items of note

Filling the empty seat Delray Beach has produced what Mayor Cary Glickstein correctly calls “a very credible list” of candidates to replace Commissioner Al Jacquet, (above) who is resigning effective Nov. 8. In August, Jacquet was elected to the Florida House District 88 seat. Two weeks from…

His Family Opened Italy's First Pizzeria, and He's Coming to South Florida

Where was pizza invented? Italy, of course. And there was a first pizzeria, Pizzeria Port’ Alba, in 1830 in Naples, Italy. One of that pizzeria’s family members is making a stop on Oct. 29 at Louie Bossi’s Ristorante Bar and Pizzeria, 1032 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. One great pizza…
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The Week Ahead: Oct. 18 to 24

TUESDAY What: Opening day of “Question Bridge: Black Males” Where: Norton Museum of Art, 1451 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach When: Noon to 5 p.m. Cost: Free Contact: 561/832-5196, norton.org With concerns about race relations and racial justice resounding from suburban streets…
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A Boca Magazine Staff Compilation of Good Tunes

This week, we had the Boca Magazine staff select some of their favorite tunes as of late. We’ve also made a playlist of these songs. Enjoy!   Kat Algeo, Subscription Coordinator Song: “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole “With all the political madness surrounding…

Bella Boutique 14th Anniversary

When we find a local boutique we love, there’s no going back and we’re so excited that we have a forever fashionable home at Bella Boutique Boca, located in the Boca Center! If you haven’t noticed on social media, we’re obsessed with everything they have in their store. The owner, Christina…

A Wine Dinner and a Reggae Brunch

David Frost wine dinner hosted at Fries to Caviar When South African golfer David Frost was winning on the PGA Tour circuit (he won 10 PGA Tour championships), he was also thinking about grape harvests, because his family has been in the wine business for 60 years. He bought his own vineyard (pictured)…

Movie Review: "American Honey"

There’s no such thing as the “real America,” but if there was, the atmosphere of “American Honey” would be the popular conception of it: flatlands and suburbs, fast-food ubiquity, God on the bumper stickers, country on the stereos. The movie, directed by Andrea Arnold, is about young people…
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FAU's Theatre Lab Readies Busy October

It’s been a summer of expansion for FAU’s Theatre Lab, in anticipation for a bustling fall and winter theater season beginning next week. The company, founded by pioneering actor-turned-director Lou Tyrrell, opened its inaugural 2015-2016 season with a series of well-attended and critically acclaimed…