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How You Can Help Loggerheads During Sea Turtle Awareness Month

March is Sea Turtle Awareness Month, and the staff at Loggerhead Marinelife Center and Gumbo Limbo Nature Center are working hard to educate the public about the dangers of single-use plastics on our beaches. Out in the open ocean many sea turtles struggle to survive amid the plastic that pollutes…
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Savor The Ave Tickets Still Available, and the Butcher Shop Opening in WPB

New Butcher Shop Beer Garden & Grill set for WPB A father and son restaurant team are coming back to Palm Beach County after the success of their first Butcher Shop in Miami’s Wynwood. Fred and Igor Niznik will open their second Butcher Shop in downtown West Palm Beach on March 24. This…

Campaign Updates, Atlantic Crossing Settlement and Other News of Note

Campaign finance update   Mayor Susan Haynie and city council Seat B candidate Andrea O’Rourke were the winners from the latest batch of campaign finance reports leading up to Boca Raton’s election next Tuesday. For the first three weeks of February, Haynie raised about $35,000. Haynie…
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A&E Week Ahead March 7-13

A New Wave legend tours the Hard Rock, an LGBT icon speaks in Fort Lauderdale, and the Wick Theatre hits the craps tables. Plus, The English Beat, "Rigoletto," ventriloquist Paul Zerdin and more in your week ahead. THURSDAY What: Bryan Ferry Where: Hard Rock Live, 5747 Seminole Way, Hollywood When:…
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Two New Seafood-Centered Restaurants to Drive South For

Going Naked Crab with Chef Ralph in Fort Lauderdale Along with his other two restaurants, Naked Taco (Miami Beach) and Naked Lunch (Wynwood), TV celebrity chef Ralph Pagano (pictured) has just opened Naked Crab at the B Ocean Resort in Fort Lauderdale to make it a dining threesome. After a recent…
Pantone Colors
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Three Gorgeous, Versatile Styles to Wear All Spring

It’s officially March, which means it’s officially acceptable to wear your favorite spring colors and pastels. As much as we love fall/winter fashion, spring is easier for us South Floridians to identify with. In today’s post we’re spotlighting our favorite spring looks of the season,…
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This Month: Charitable Cocktails and Ballads After Brunch

The Shake Up begins, benefitting No Kid Hungry and your thirst If you’ve been hiding under a pinot gris glass for the past couple of years, you may have missed the fact that cocktails before dinner are back again. Thank goodness. That means a corresponding increase in top-talent bartenders/mixologists,…
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Ocean Breeze Appraisal Draws a "Diverse" Crowd and More Boca News

Boca Teeca residents aren't the only people who care about Ocean Breeze Something unusual happened during Tuesday’s packed meeting between the Boca Raton City Council and the Greater Boca Raton Beach & Parks District. The main topic was the district’s proposed purchase of the Ocean Breeze…

When Your Boca Kid Has a Better Spring Wardrobe Than You

Looking at photos I took of my daughter the other day, I can no longer deny she may be 3. But she is 3 going on 16. I’m equal parts floored and terrified of the clear vision I now have of her as a teenage girl. A teenage girl in Boca Raton, no less. Pray for me. Last week, we spent the afternoon…
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Wine Carnival at Boca Children's Museum; New England Dinner & Spoto's B-Day

Think you know about wine? Try your skill and help Boca's children's museum Have a taste of some top wines, and try your luck with Ring the Wine Bottle or other games at the American Fine Wine Competition Carnival & Consumer Challenge. This event raises money for—and at—the Boca Raton Children’s…

Updates: Atlantic Crossing, iPic, Ocean Breeze & More

Atlantic Crossing news The Delray Beach City Commission could approve a new settlement offer Wednesday night in the Atlantic Crossing lawsuit. In January, Atlantic Crossing’s developer—Edwards Companies, of Columbus, Ohio—had agreed to a proposed settlement. But the commission hadn’t…
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Louie Bossi's Comes to Boca & There's a New Chef at The Wick

Bossi in Boca: Second location set to open When Executive Chef/Partner Louie Bossi (pictured) of Big Time Restaurant Group opened his first namesake restaurant in 2015 in Fort Lauderdale, he wasn’t thinking about expansion. He cooked since his childhood, and Louie Bossi’s Ristorante, Bar &…
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A&E Week Ahead Feb. 28 - March 6

Literary and jazz lions kick off Festival of the Arts, a new Italian festival brings a Stallone to Fort Lauderdale, and the Okeechobee Music Festival camps out with the stars. Plus, KT Tunstall, A.O. Scott, the Miami Film Festival and more in your week ahead. TUESDAY What: A.O. Scott Where: Society…
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Why Crowds Flock to Rehabilitated Sea Turtle Releases

With a crowd of more than 400 people cheering around them, Mayor Mort and Reilly scuttled across the warm powder-like sand of Juno Beach. As they drew closer to the ocean, the briny foam of the ocean teased their beaks. With an abrupt toss of the waves—and roar of applause from the spectators—the…