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Proposal for the Redevelopment of West Atlantic Avenue Properties

Uptown Atlantic Developer in Default, FAU Seeks Tradition, More Community Updates

The Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency has notified Uptown Atlantic developer John Flynn that he is in default under the agreement to buy the land for the project from the CRA. In a letter last Wednesday from CRA Attorney Donald Doody to Uptown Atlantic’s attorney, Michael Listick,…

"Sister Act" a rollicking good time

We all saw the 1992 movie and many of us wondered if it could ever translate to the stage—and function without Whoopie Goldberg. But the Wick Theater answers both these questions with a resounding “yes” for its new production about love and redemption—and delivers a lot of fun in the process. Deloris…

Hoffman's Winter Wonderland Opens; Farmer's Table Goes Express

For the 26th year, Hoffman’s Winter Wonderland has opened to kick off the holiday season. Get in the spirit in Greenacres (5190 Lake Worth Road) with the 75,000 lights, displays, giant Christmas tree, live entertainment, photos with Mr. and Mrs. Santa… oh – and Hoffman’s goodies, which means…

Boca Teeca Wins, Waterfront Ordinance Gets Tricky, and More Boca Updates

Boca Teeca wins. That is the main takeaway from Monday’s Boca Raton City Council workshop meeting. The main topic was golf: the possible sale of the city’s western, 27-hole course and the possible acquisition of the Ocean Breeze course at Boca Teeca. “Possible” no longer applies. Based on…

Free Thanksgiving Day Workout

Evolution Fitness in Boca Raton is offering a free 90-minute exercise session from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Thanksgiving morning, November 24. The folks at Evolution Fitness tell Bocamag.com that their Turkey Day Burn workout is designed for all ability levels. The one-and-a-half hours of training…

Reasons to be Thankful as a Boca Mom

As I look back on the year so far, there are so many moments I could pick out as being #blessed. I really love being a mom of a happy, healthy little girl. I love that there are always family oriented things to do in Boca Raton and beyond. And now more than ever, I love that so many of our local kids…

Dinner at Josie's Ristorante, Lunch at Nitrogen Bar, Grill & Sushi

Take some prosecco, some chardonnay, some Barolo and put those with dishes including Maine lobster, goats milk ravioli, roasted beef tenderloin. Have them prepared by James Beard award-winning Chef Mark Militello, and Chef Sebastiano Setticasi and you have a four-course dinner at Josie’s Ristorante…
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The Week Ahead: Nov. 22-28

Mizner Park lights its “iTree,” the Wick Theatre gets back in the habit, and a pair of experts debate the Kennedy Assassination. Plus, Melissa Etheridge, “Aliens,” new art at PAMM and more in your week ahead.   TUESDAY What: “Who Killed John F. Kennedy” Where: Books and Books,…

Diplomat Beach Resort has Major Makeover; Lots of New Restaurants

The Diplomat Beach Resort, at 3555 S. Ocean Drive in Hollywood, is a beautiful setting right on the beach. It’s now undergoing a $100 million transformation that will bring more than 10 “culinary destinations” – or new, fun places to eat. Put this place on your have-to-visit map. Here’s a rundown…

More Thanksgiving Options for Broward and Miami-Dade Counties

Traveling to meet friends for Thanksgiving in Broward or Miami-Dade counties? We have some restaurant options for you here:   Broward County III Forks Prime Steakhouse, Village at Gulfstream Park, 501 Silks Run, Hallandale Beach; 954/457-3920. On Thanksgiving Day, III Forks (pictured) offers…

Don't want to cook this Thanksgiving? You have options

Turkey To Go: Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa Do you want to stay home on Thanksgiving, but don’t want to cook? Here’s an option: Eau Palm Beach Resort is taking orders through Nov. 20 for Turkey To Go, its program with resort chefs cooking either a full dinner for 4-6 people, or just buying sides…

Ocean Breeze proposals sail in, Delray is deadlocked and other news and notes

At Monday’s workshop meeting, the Boca Raton City Council will review nine proposals for purchase of the western golf course. If the council decides to take any formal action, such as selling the course, it will happen at Tuesday’s regular meeting. The offers range from $45 million to $73…
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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:…

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,…

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…

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…

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…