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Anti-Bullying Martial Arts Class Free for Local Kids

Bullying is a scary thought for kids, parents and grandparents. I know that, as a grandparent, I’d like to do something to help my grandson feel less vulnerable and more empowered in school. Well, here’s an idea. And it’s free. The Institute of Human Performance (IHP) is offering a free anti-bullying…
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Musical Appearances at Arturo's & New Lunch Menus at WPB Restaurants

Tre Bella, Rinaldo Toglia appear at Arturo’s Ristorante At Boca Raton’s oldest Italian restaurant, Arturo’s Ristorante, you can find singer Rinaldo Toglia at Opera Night on Feb. 23, or Tre Bella, a trio of singers (pictured), appearing Feb. 26. The three-part harmony girl group with JoAnn…

Another Legal Issue For Al Zucaro

Rockland County lawsuit Three weeks ago, I reported on the six lawsuits that had been filed since 2007 in Palm Beach County against Al Zucaro, who is running for mayor of Boca Raton against incumbent Susan Haynie. All six actions claimed that Zucaro had failed to repay loans or debt. In addition,…
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Week Ahead Feb. 21-27

Miami City Ballet premieres a post-Valentine’s “Kiss,” a presidential historian shares Oval Office insights in Boca, and a jazz icon tinkles the keys at the Arsht. Plus, Lucinda Williams, “Xanadu,” Save Ferris and more in your week ahead. TUESDAY What: “A Shared Legacy: Folk Art in America” Where:…
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Color Your World—With a New Soulmate

For those of you still smarting from not having your very own Valentine this year, there may be a way to get the wheels in motion for next year—by coloring. Yes, you heard us right. A brand new coloring book (fueled by positive advice and affirmations) has just been written by former South Florida…
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A President's Day Salute; Celebrate or Mourn with Patriotic Drinks

Fed up with politics? Maybe—but you still need to eat! Here’s where to go to spend President’s Day today, along with drinking and eating suggestions. Enjoy your family, friends and our beautiful weather. Hilton WPB celebrates 1 year, and special patriotic drinks When the Hilton West Palm…
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Fashion Ideas for the Honda Classic and Where to Get The Looks

Our fashion sense is anything but preppy at LLScene, so when we bought tickets to the Honda Classic for the #SceneBoys, we immediately started to think about what we were going to wear. Should we channel our inner “country club chic” or go the “athleisure” route? We contemplated these two looks…
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See Bobby Flay With Your Own Eyeballs at Downtown BBQ Throwdown Tomorrow

I feel like there's no good barbeque near me. And that makes me very sad. I live way out west in Wellington right now, and all we have out there are chain restaurants like Smokey Bones and Park Avenue Grill. If you find yourself in a similar BBQ-devoid, soulless vacuum of suburbia, then you may…
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New Happy Hour at Costa PB; Dine With Mucho Gusto Again!

Costa Palm Beach starts new happy hour specials The new, clean and modern Mediterranean restaurant on The Island, Costa Palm Beach, just started a happy hour with cocktails that sound intriguing. From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays, there is half-off cocktails, beer and wine at the bar only. Some of…

Holiday! Celebrate! Holiday The Turtle to Return Home Tomorrow

This Thursday will be a Holiday like no other. It was Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. The Gumbo Limbo Nature Center got a call from Florida Fish and Wildlife asking if it could take in Holiday, a loggerhead sea turtle found at a Port St. Lucie power plant with a hook caught in her throat. “We have…
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Exciting Disney Park Happenings in 2017

It has been a whirlwind week of travel, Boca moms. Walt Disney World invited me and my family to a very special event, the "2017 Disney Social Media Moms Celebration." What did we celebrate? 160 bloggers and digital influencers came together to learn about the endless magic happening at Walt Disney…
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Delray Gym 'Beyond Fitness' Fighting Parkinson's with Punches

The gym offers fitness classes for kids with disabilities and adults with Parkinson’s.  I get lots of press releases about how to get fit in Boca Raton and Delray Beach, but this news was something I hadn’t yet seen. Beyond Fitness, a Delray Beach-based gym that focuses on fitness for…
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The Eagle That Ended the 2017 Allianz Championship

How Scott McCarron Won This Year’s Top Prize As the golfers roved along the sprawling green, they were followed by a whispering legion of pastel fans resembling Easter eggs—women dressed in pink and green Lilly Pulitzer wrap dresses, men in varying shades of blue T-shirts and khaki shorts. Swing…
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Red Drinks Aren't Just for Valentine's Day

And you thought this was another Valentine’s Day item? Not at all… but there’s nothing wrong with showing you some make-your-mouth-tingle red drinks made to celebrate another holiday. I say we sail through the rest of the year by celebrating: National Margarita Day (Feb. 22) National Pina…
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New Hotel Concerns, More Atlantic Crossing Talks; Other Delray/Boca News

New hotel? Not so fast The Kolter Group had every reason to think that things would go smoothly as Delray Beach reviewed the company’s plans for a second hotel in the city. After all, Kolter built the stylish Hyatt Place in Pineapple Grove, which city leaders see as a complement to the area.…
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Arts & Entertainment Week Ahead Feb. 14-21

Tuesday Broadway Ballads Catch Broadway veterans singing your favorites from “Wicked,” “Phantom,” and selections from the impressive oeuvre of composer Stephen Schwartz, whose credits include “Pippin,” “Godspell” and “Wicked.” Chanteuse Debbie Gravitte, who has sung in “Priscilla,…
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Get Ready for Italian Fest and Boca Bacchanal!

It must be Festival Season in Boca! 2nd Annual Italian Fest coming to Boca When you say “Italian,” and you mean music, food and wine, you have to head to the 2nd Annual Italian Fest in downtown Boca Raton on Feb. 25. Head for the many food booths, and stick around for the entertainment: Aaron…