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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…
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Palm Beach Valentine's Day Dinners You'll Love

What? You still haven’t made Valentine’s Day reservations? It is this Tuesday, you know. Here are some more ideas for Palm Beach County: Sant Ambroeus Try the four-course prix-fixe dinner at this new Palm Beach restaurant. Dishes include choices of homemade tagliolini al caviale topped with…
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Golf Course Update, Candidate Forum Observations & Other News

Golf course news Monday could bring a major development regarding golf in Boca Raton. The Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District will hold a special meeting at 5:15 p.m. District Director Art Koski told me Wednesday that he expects to receive a purchase agreement this week from Lennar to…
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Healthy Heart 10K and 5K Run Will Get Your Heart Pumping

  It’s almost time to lace up for the Saturday, Feb. 25 Healthy Heart 10K (6.2 mile) or 5K (3.1 mile) Run in Boca Raton. Start time for both distances is 7:15 a.m. at Spanish River Park. The courses will take runners along scenic A1A. There will be free parking the morning of the…
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Cheryl Ladd in Boca Raton for Allianz Championship

Former “Charlie’s Angels” actress Cheryl Ladd was introduced to golf in the 1980s when her Scottish husband, author Brian Russell, convinced her to play the Rancho Park golf course one sunny Saturday morning in California. “I looked at him like he was from Mars because he had never played…

SOBEWFF Events Still Available

From Feb. 22-26, foodies will celebrate in Fort Lauderdale and Miami — for the South Beach Wine & Food Festival isn’t limited to one city or county anymore. And that’s good news for all of us. In 2016, the festival hosted a series of events in Fort Lauderdale, to make sessions more accessible…

Midtown Moves Into The Election Crosshairs and Other News and Notes

Midtown debate The proposal to transform Boca Raton’s Midtown neighborhood has become an issue in the March election. Since campaign rhetoric may replace reality, here’s some helpful perspective. In 2010, Boca Raton created several Planned Mobility Districts (PMD), designed to attract residents…
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Week Ahead in A&E: Meet a Mummy, Stroll Stinkiest Festival Ever

Here's your week ahead for February 7-12 Tuesday Meet Annie, a 2,300- year-old mummy at the recently-opened exhibit “Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science” at the Museum of Discovery and Science. Enter a lost world of 200 B.C. as you’re transported first to a modern Egyptian street…
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Parrothead: Tickets go on Sale Friday for Buffett Concert at Fairgrounds

Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band will perform at Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre at the South Florida Fairgrounds May 16 at 8 p.m., as part of Jimmy Buffett’s “I Don't Know'” Tour 2017. Tickets go on sale Friday, Feb. 10 at TicketMaster (limit 8 tickets per sale). 800/745-3000 charge by…

'Phantom' Tickets on Sale

Single tickets for Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s "The Phantom of the Opera" are on sale now at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts.  With reinvented staging and scenic design, this new version is performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making…
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13 Broward and Miami-Dade Valentine's Day Deals

Broward County Steak 954 This oceanfront restaurant (pictured) offers great views, a raw bar and dry-aged beef. Try a special holiday cocktail called Tuesday I’m In Love, for $14. 401 N. Lauderdale., Fort Lauderdale 3030 Ocean Try a five-course dinner paired with a rose Champagne for each…