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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…
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Florida Music Festival Guide

To see Scott Piccoli's full story on the history of music in SoFla, subscribe to Boca Magazine and see the March 2017 issue.  One sign that South Florida is no longer the sonic wilderness of yore is its proliferation of big-ticket music festivals for lovers of all genres. Here is a handy rundown…
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Kurobuta Pork Chops from 50 Ocean

To see the full story and chef Joe Bonavita Jr.'s tips, subscribe to the magazine and check out the March 2017 issue.  Double Bone-in Kurobuta Pork Chops with winter salad of apples, chestnuts, and pomegranate, and roasted cauliflower puree and blueberry jus Created by Chef Joe Bonavita…
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Free Yoga This Weekend at Delray Marketplace Amphitheater

Local yoga instructor and physical therapist Bea Gruman will be teaching a free yoga class at the Delray Marketplace Amphitheater, at 14851 Lyons Road, Delray Beach, Sunday, Feb. 26 at 2:30 p.m. The event, called Yoga in the Park, is for all levels of yoga experience. People only need to bring…

2017 SOBEWFF Kicked off in Fort Lauderdale This Year

SOBEWFF kicks off with Chef Anne Burrell First of all, it didn’t rain. And for the kickoff event of the 2017 South Beach Wine & Food Festival on Wednesday, that was a big deal. (Last year was a different story.) Celebrity chef Anne Burrell—with her gorgeous snowy hair and big smile—was…

Delray Commission Candidates Form Political Alliances; Other Boca/Delray News

Delray commission alliances revealed through campaign contributions The candidates for Delray Beach’s March 14 election are set — and so are the political alliances. Seats 2 and 4 on the city commission are up. Both are open, after Jordana Jarjura announced that she would not seek re-election…
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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…