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Summer Reading

Finally, it’s the summertime, aka your time to relax, unwind and lay back. But what if you already binge-watched all your favorite Netflix shows, and sitting by the pool has become all too boring all too fast? This, my friend, is why they invented “the summer book.” Reading a great book will exercise…

West Boca Medical Center Excels in Stroke Care

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has recognized West Boca Medical Center’s Primary Stroke Center for excellence in stroke care. Specifically, West Boca earned the Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor…

Culinary Tours, Food Festivals and More

Holiday weekend kicks off Taste History Culinary Tour series Try a Taste History Culinary Tour this holiday weekend, as the summer series for this tasty pastime kicks off on May 28. For $45-$60 per person (children under 14 are free), you’ll spend four hours exploring historic districts with…
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The latest on the city/park district dust-up, the Mayor talks height, Delray's iPic update & more

Boca vs. Boca Beach & Park District After tonight, the argument between Boca Raton and the Boca Raton Beach and Park District may not be over, but the two sides may know what they’re arguing about. District Board Chairman Robert Rollins told me last week that he hopes for approval at the…
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The Week Ahead: May 24 to 30

What: “Canvas & Cocktails” Where: Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach When: 7 p.m. Cost: $35 Contact: 561/243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org Beer goggles can affect art, too: What might resemble a finger-painting when sober can look like a masterpiece when a little…

Summer Specials: Broward & Miami

May 23rd 2016 Summer prix-fixe special launched at Lure Fishbar From now through July, Lure Fishbar (1601 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305/695-4550) is featuring a summer prix-fixe menu from Executive Chef John Iatrellis. For $55, excluding tax/gratuity, the three-course dinner includes…

Summer Movie List

It’s official, folks! I can almost smell the comforting scent of buttery popcorn wafting in the air, and that means summertime is right around the corner--and with it comes a long list of must-see summer movies. 10. Now You See Me 2 (June 10) The lowdown: The Four Horsemen crew are back at…

Staff Picks: Netflix and Charity

“Jessica Jones” Picked by David Shuff, Videographer “Take a trip to a darker side of the Marvel Universe with the Netflix-exclusive series “Jessica Jones.” Krysten Ritter plays Jessica, a former superhero turned hard-drinking private investigator. The bad guy of the show is played…

Summer Specials Continued

Let’s hear it for the summer! Yes, it’s steamy. Yes, the sun requires us to wear sunscreen and oh-so-chic chapeaus. And yes, the wonderful summer dining specials are back in place! Half-price entrees, and always fab ‘tini at Table 26 When you are seated at Table 26 (1700 Dixie Highway,…

Summer Fitness Finds

With the end of May approaching and the summer heat rising, we all know what season is on its way—bathing suit season, of course! This summer, don’t be afraid to show some skin. There are a plethora of different fitness classes to get you ready. From high intensity cardio to relaxing yoga, you’ll…

Review: The Little Chalet

A little piece of Brazil has taken over property right here in Boca Raton—in the form of a prime steakhouse and fondue restaurant. The Little Chalet first introduced its fine dining experience to Brazil over 35 years ago and has been recognized as one of Brazil’s top 10 restaurants. This family-owned…
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City Manager Cooper is evaluated and other issues in Delray and Boca

Cooper under the magnifying glass On Tuesday night, Delray Beach City Manager Don Cooper got a lecture—and a raise. The decisions are not as contradictory as they might seem. During their first substantial review of Cooper, Mayor Cary Glickstein and the commission praised the manager’s integrity…

Sushi & Stroll at Morikami Museum

It was a sweltering Friday night as I eagerly watched the parking lot of Morikami Museum fill up to the max. The area was bustling with people ready to experience the magic of Sushi & Stroll. I gripped my ticket tightly as I strolled through the front doors of Morikami Museum, and immediately I was…

Memorial Day Cooling Drinks and Tips

Memorial Day is almost here, and that means the days are getting hotter and more humid by the hour. It also means that our bodies have to work extra hard to cool down when dealing with the outdoor heat. I am a big believer in seasonal eating because when we eat local, seasonal produce, we can take…

Get Set for the Boca Raton Memorial Day 5K

The Boca Raton Memorial Day 5K/1-mile and kids’ run is set for Monday, May 30 at the Boca Raton YMCA (6631 Palmetto Circle S.). The 5K (3.1-mile) race starts at 7 a.m.; the one-miler at 8 a.m.; and the kids’ runs at 8:15 a.m. Something fun and unusual about this race is that, in addition…

More Summer Dining Specials

Start up the BBQ with Bistro Ten Zero One’s garden party As summer starts, join Bistro Ten Zero One (inside Marriott, 1001 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach, 305/929-3463) on May 26 for the last garden party until cooler weather arrives later this year. The theme is Summer BBQ, and for $45,…
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Evaluations in Delray and how we got to where we are in Boca's traffic patterns

Delray taking stock Though the Delray Beach City Commission holds its most important meeting of the year tonight, the meeting isn’t shaping up that way. On the agenda is the evaluation of City Manager Don Cooper, one of two employees who report to the commission. The other is the city attorney.…

American Craft Beer Week and More

Craft beer week and new summer menu: Max’s Grille This is American Craft Beer Week, so we’re including the new summer menu and kickoff BBQ party from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on May 18, at Max’s Grille (404 Plaza Real, Mizner Park, 561/368-0080) because endless craft beer is available for $15 with…
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The Week Ahead: May 17 to 23

What: “Putting It Together” Where: Broward Stage Door, 8036 W. Sample Road, Margate When: 2 p.m. Cost: $38-$42 Contact: 954/344-7765, stagedoortheatre.com It’s been a year of Stephen Sondheim thus far in South Florida theaters, with local productions of “Passion” and “West…

Staff Picks: zen and spirituality

DecoBreeze candles Picked by Taryn Tacher, Web Editor “I love how candles can lighten up a room in a calming, quaint way—and if they smell great, I love them even more. DecoBreeze has tons of candles in a variety of scents, and they come in the most elegant and fun candleholders. I recently…