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B Square Burgers & Booze opens on Las Olas, Final Burger Bar Tasting Announced

Craft beer dinner features Twisted Trunk at BurgerBar A four-course beer and food tasting menu is the plan for the final Summer Tasting Dinner, Sept. 21, at BurgerBar (4650 Donald Ross Road, Palm Beach Gardens; 561/630-4545). Starting at 6 p.m. with a “welcome brew” reception, dinner will feature…

No Moral Victory for Miami Dolphins against Seattle Seahawks

There is no such thing as a moral victory. Not in the NFL, at least. The Miami Dolphins had a lead late in the fourth quarter against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday but left the northwest with a one in the loss column, losing 12-10. Miami, a team with many question marks, led a preseason Super…

Chef Lindsay Autry Opens The Regional Kitchen & Public House

I’m now a pimento cheese convert. Big time. All thanks to Chef Lindsay Autry’s take on the Southern comfort food, which stars as one of her noted dishes on the menu of The Regional Kitchen & Public House. This is Autry’s first restaurant to carry her brand, her dishes, her menu, her…

Q&A: Deborah Silver

Cabaret singer and Delray Beach resident Deborah Silver came to South Florida by way of Mississippi, where she grew up in an environment saturated by the blues. It’s a sound that continues to infuse her sultry vocals, but so does the pop and punch of Broadway grandeur. These styles combine with Silver’s…

A Unique Dining Experience at 3800 Ocean

The secret’s getting out about 3800 Ocean on Singer Island This is one of the area’s best deals, and word is spreading, so snap it up because soon it will be hard to book. It’s the Kitchen Table at 3800 Ocean, the signature restaurant at the Marriott Resort Palm Beach, on Singer Island. I…
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Singer on the Wildflower site plus Delray events update, Boca budget, trains and sober houses

  Visioning for Wildflower site One week from Monday, Boca Raton City Councilman Scott Singer (above) will hold what he calls a “visioning session” for the Wildflower property and Silver Palm Park. Though the city’s official policy is to lease the Wildflower site to Hillstone Restaurant…

Roots Café and Kitchen—Health Conscious Italian Food

When we think of Italian food, we don’t usually think of it as a healthy fare, right? Well, maybe it’s time to reconsider. Introducing Roots Café and Kitchen, an Italian eatery that is now under a new ownership. Re-opened by two best friends – Yuri Kuzenkov and Michael Latimore, Roots Café…

Miami Dolphins vs. Seattle Seahawks Preview, Week 1 Picks

It’s been another eventful offseason for the Miami Dolphins. The team hired former Chicago Bears and Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase as the head coach barely a week into the new year. About seven months after that, the Dolphins finished the necessary renovations to their stadium—a…
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Cycle for the American Heart Association

The Ride for the American Heart Association is Saturday, Sept. 10. Pedals up at 7:30 a.m. at the Old School Square Park, 51 N. Swinton Ave, Delray Beach. There are two routes to choose: a 60-mile and a 30-mile bike ride. The 60-mile event offers an 18-mph to 21-mph option, and a faster 22- to-24…

War Dogs: The Stoner's Guide to Big-Time Weapons Dealing

I’ll start off by saying this isn’t the typical movie review. This is a subjective take on a movie, “War Dogs,” which was thoroughly entertaining. The Spark Notes version of the movie is that two high school friends, Efraim Diveroli and David Packouz, reunite to become arms dealers in Miami.…
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Updates: Atlantic Crossing, Chabad & Delray commission updates

Atlantic Crossing update Lawsuits in Delray Beach and Boca Raton have moved to new stages. The one in Delray is a bigger deal for the city, while the one in Boca has layers. The news in Delray Beach is that the developer of Atlantic Crossing will appeal a federal court judge’s dismissal of two…

A hydroponic tower helps a local restaurant bring dishes and drinks to life

It’s a plant, it’s a tower, it’s hydroponics at 50 Ocean If Chef Joseph Bonavita Jr. needs a garnish for a plate, he’ll now be able to stroll over to an aeroponic or hydroponic tower and pick some. What? Yes, high-tech hydroponic farming has come to 50 Ocean in Delray Beach, in the…

New Restaurants Coming to Boca Raton, West Palm Beach

t’s a destination: Lindsay Autry opens The Regional Kitchen & Public House As if there’s another reason you need to head to West Palm Beach foodie heaven. On Sept. 10, noted Chef Lindsay Autry will open her first restaurant, The Regional Kitchen & Public House, 701 S. Rosemary, on Okeechobee…

Movie Reviews: "The Light Between Oceans," "Mia Madre"

What would compel a director like Derek Cianfrance, helmer of such raw, crackerjack indies as “Blue Valentine” and “The Place Beyond the Pines,” to write and direct a handsome prestige picture like “The Light Between Oceans?” This question lingers unanswered over the first act of this…

New Restaurants, Updated Menus and Unique Flavors

New City Tap House has football game plan I headed to the newly opened City Tap House Wednesday night at CityPlace, in West Palm Beach. In the space that was Brewzzi (second floor, across the walkway from City Cellar), not much of the layout has changed. But the walls, booths, chairs and lighting…

Restaurant Review: Jardin

Downtown West Palm Beach welcomes Jardin with wide-open arms, friendly smiles and high hopes. This new hot spot is owned by the newlywed chef duo, Jordan Lerman and Stephanie Cohen, both with impressive culinary backgrounds — Executive Chef Jordan at Eleven Madison in New York City and Pastry Chef…
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Election day round-up: winners, losers & what's next in November

Boca election results round-up From all that I can find, Boca Raton voters made history on Tuesday. There will be two runoffs in November for the Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District. Seat 1 incumbent Dennis Frisch will face Craig Ehrnst and Seat 3 incumbent Earl Starkoff will go against…

Web Xtra: Pursuit of a Poltergeist

In case our September/October feature on Robert the Doll isn’t spooky enough, we’re revisiting John Thomason’s shadowing of three local ghost-hunting organizations as they explored sites of historical or active hauntings. This feature originally ran in 2012, and will be available online through…

Web Xtra: Girl Power

Mary Wong of the Office Depot Foundation, one of the inspiring ladies spotlit in our "Girl Power" feature in the September-October issue, elaborates on the ascension of women in the workplace.

Web Xtra: The Everglades

BocaMagTV discussed the past and present of Florida's great River of Grass with Joseph Whelan, a ranger for the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge, the Everglades' northernmost remnant. For more on the legacy of Florida's most prized national park, pick up the September-October…