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Art Review: "Who is Joan Quinn?"

“Who is Joan Quinn?” is the name of the Cornell Museum’s newly opened exhibition, and it’s a question whose response is as mysterious and multifaceted as the artists comprising the show. The most basic answer to that question is that Quinn has been an arts patron, muse and journalist for…

Taste wines of the Andes with noted wine critic James Suckling

After tasting close to 2,000 of the best wines from Chile and Argentina, noted wine critic James Suckling chose those rated 90 or better for a special Miami event on Sept. 26. This is a chance to taste some amazing wineries’ products, and to meet the producers from more than 50 of the best Andes…
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Fashion Exclusives at Bloomingdales Boca Raton

Alert the media, Bloomingdales Boca Raton has the hottest, most popular styles of the season, and LLScene was there for an exclusive look! We covered some of our favorite fall styles in a recent blog post, but want to share even more with you today. The amazing staff at Bloomingdales Boca Raton hosted…
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Ocean Breeze options, Delray gets a budget and other news of note

Ocean Breeze update On Monday, the Boca Raton City Council will discuss the possible sale of the western golf course for residential development. To the disappointment of Boca Teeca residents, the council likely will discuss that potential transaction and not much more. Boca Teeca would like the…

Angelo Elia Pizza, Bar and Tapas: Ultimate Italian Fine Dining

When good Italian food and wine calls my name, you can bet I come running. Acclaimed Italian-born chef/restaurateur, Angelo Elia, is known for his dining establishment, Casa D’Angelo (locations in Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton, and Paradise Island/Bahamas), as well as a growing chain of wildly popular…

Miami Dolphins vs. Cleveland Browns Preview, Week 3 NFL Picks

The Miami Dolphins faced the gauntlet in their first two games of the season and are unsurprisingly 0-2, thanks to the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots. Coming to town this week, for Miami’s home opener, is the Cleveland Browns—also 0-2. After a close loss to Seattle in week 1, Miami’s…
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Sunshine Music Festival Announces Lineup

This week, the Sunshine Music Festival, arguably the largest annual concert in Mizner Park, announced the lineup for its 2017 festival. Headlined as always by Tedeschi Trucks Band, the fest boasts its most eminent undercard yet, with legends in genres from classic and psychedelic rock to R&B, Americana…
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Upcoming Devil Dog 5k Benefits Local Wounded Military

Photos provided by the Evolution Fitness Foundation The Devil Dog 5K, with proceeds that will benefit the local Wounded Warriors of South Florida charity, is less than a month away. The Sunday, Oct. 16, race starts at 7:30 a.m. at South County Regional Park, 12551 Glades Road, Boca Raton. The cost…

How to Silence Your Internal Critic and Stop Self-Sabotage

While I write mostly about healthy eating, I have been recently asked to address the challenges that many of us face when it comes to making changes. Especially when it comes to self-sabotage. This is mainly because we have an internal critic that tells us how to eat, how to talk, and how to feel.…
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Nordstrom Beauty Trend Week: Allison and Portia’s Top Picks

It’s that time of year again: Nordstrom Beauty Trend Week is in full swing at Town Center mall. Although the event started Sept. 16, it continues until the 24.Boca Mag sent us to Nordstrom’s early this week to check things out, and there’s a ton of great products and activities. Plus, you can sign…
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Delray waits on Tallahassee for pension board changes & other items of note

Pension board changes waiting on Tallahassee The state is making Delray Beach wait on a major issue, but the city commission can’t wait past tonight. That issue is the change to the police and fire pension board that Delray Beach negotiated with the unions. Rather than have a nine-member, union-dominated…

South Beach Wine & Food Festival Hits With the Stars Again

Neil Patrick Harris will not be hosting the Oscars next year. Well, probably not. Because he’s scheduled to be at the Ritz-Carlton in Fort Lauderdale, at noon, on Feb. 26 (Academy Award day), with David Burtka for the Bloody Mary Brunch event. It’s part of the Taste Fort Lauderdale series that…
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Win a Lifetime Membership to the YMCA

Don’t miss the chance to win a Lifetime Membership to the YMCA of South Palm Beach County. The Boca Raton and Boynton Beach YMCA locations are offering “Around the Y in 80 Ways,” a program that allows nonmembers and members to experience some of the new classes and features available at the…
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Movie Reviews: "The People Vs. Fritz Bauer" and "The Hollars"

At the beginning of the German historical drama “The People Vs. Fritz Bauer,” the title character (Burghart Klaussner) is sinking into his bathtub, unconscious from sleeping pills and alcohol. He’ll claim later that his act was not a suicide attempt, but it’s hard to blame him if it was. Fritz…

Kapow Noodle Bar is Coming to Clematis

500 block of Clematis Street undergoing a facelift The 500 block of Clematis, home for the past five years to innovative, hip restaurants, murals, public art displays and shut-it-down block parties, is home now to a lot of blank storefronts. Longboards is gone, a Rodney Mayo restaurant that…
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City Manager Don Cooper has the Delray budget blues—and other items of note

Delray budget woes Don Cooper was frustrated, and rightly so. The Delray Beach city manager (above) had presented the 2017 budget to the city commission. As requested, administrators had gotten the preliminary budget to commissioners weeks earlier than last year, when Cooper was new. As requested,…
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Miami Dolphins vs. New England Patriots Preview, Week 2 NFL Picks

Photos by Ron Elkman, USA Today Network After a tough loss to the Seattle Seahawks, the Miami Dolphins look to bounce back this week against perennial juggernaut New England. The biggest storyline of this game is Tom Brady being suspended, but as the Patriots showed last week against the Arizona…
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Influential Music Promoter Launches Festival

If you’ve attended concerts in South Florida with any degree of regularity over the past 20 years, you’ve probably breathed the same oxygen as Steve Rullman more than once. (Photo by Ates Isildak) An influential musician-turned-promoter with a Palm Beach County focus, Rullman has booked…
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Our Body: The Universe Within to Debut at South Florida Science Center

Getting a glimpse of the body’s inner workings won’t require a complicated anatomy class this fall – just a trip to the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium. A new educational exhibit, opening Saturday, Oct. 22, will allow local families to see more than skin deep when Our Body: The Universe…