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Mizner 200 nearing approval & other items of note in Boca and Delray

Mizner 200 Boca Raton planners are recommending that the city approve Mizner 200. The 384-unit luxury condo, which would replace the 246-unit Mizner on the Green rental complex, goes before the Community Appearance Board today. On Thursday, it is scheduled for the planning and zoning board. It…

2016 Chef vs. Chef Champion Crowned

Congratulations to Clayton Carnes for number of things in 2016. He opened his own restaurant last week, Cholo Soy Cocina, in West Palm Beach (3715 S. Dixie Highway), and he’s the 2016 Champion of the Chef vs Chef competition, beating 15 fellow chefs in a weekly throwdown contest. But the fun…

‘Keep Memories Alive – Walking with the Stars Affair’ to Benefit FAU’s Louis and Anne Green Memory and Wellness Center

Florida Atlantic University’s Caring Hearts Auxiliary of the Louis and Anne Green Memory and Wellness Center within the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing will host the 11th annual “Keep Memories Alive—Walking with the Stars Affair” on Sunday, Nov. 6 at 9 a.m. at the Town Center at Boca…

Beer, Schnitzel, Brats and More Beer

Get your brats on, and gear up for Oktoberfest! Here are some local places to party, drink beer, step into the Lederhosen and do the Chicken Dance. You know you’ve been waiting for that… Biergarten, 309 Via De Palmas, Boca Raton; 561/395-7462: This is probably the closest you’ll get to…

An Insider Reflects on 'Sully'

Every one of the 155 souls on board US Airways Flight 1549 survived a January 2009 flight that had to land on the Hudson River because of dual engine failure. That heroic story is told in the movie “Sully,” and according to a pilot who flew that exact aircraft in prior years, it was a chillingly…
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Miami Dolphins vs. Cincinnati Bengals Breakdown, Week 4 Picks

The Miami Dolphins (1-2) will travel to Cincinnati on a short week to face the Bengals (1-2) on Thursday. Cincinnati is coming off a tough loss to Denver while Miami barely pulled out a win against the ailing Cleveland Browns. Both teams are struggling right now—each needs a convincing win. Miami…
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FAU begins project on student-centric district and many other city notes

FAU begins project to attract new students The long-awaited start of Boca Raton’s attempt to create a student-centric district near Florida Atlantic University begins today. At the city’s request, staff members of the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council will begin to interview people who…
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Walk to Fight Breast Cancer in October

There’s plenty of time to get a team together, join a team or sign up to walk as an individual for the upcoming American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K (3.1-mile) walk in Boca Raton. The walk raises money and awareness for breast cancer. The noncompetitive event starts…
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Miami Dolphins vs. Cincinnati Bengals Breakdown

The Miami Dolphins (1-2) will travel to Cincinnati on a short week to face the Bengals (1-2) on Thursday. Cincinnati is coming off a tough loss to Denver while Miami barely pulled out a win against the ailing Cleveland Browns. Both teams are struggling right now—each needs a convincing win.…
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Art Review: "Who is Joan Quinn?"

“Who is Joan Quinn?” is the name of the Cornell Museum’s newly opened exhibition, and it’s a question whose response is as mysterious and multifaceted as the artists comprising the show. The most basic answer to that question is that Quinn has been an arts patron, muse and journalist for…

Taste wines of the Andes with noted wine critic James Suckling

After tasting close to 2,000 of the best wines from Chile and Argentina, noted wine critic James Suckling chose those rated 90 or better for a special Miami event on Sept. 26. This is a chance to taste some amazing wineries’ products, and to meet the producers from more than 50 of the best Andes…
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Fashion Exclusives at Bloomingdales Boca Raton

Alert the media, Bloomingdales Boca Raton has the hottest, most popular styles of the season, and LLScene was there for an exclusive look! We covered some of our favorite fall styles in a recent blog post, but want to share even more with you today. The amazing staff at Bloomingdales Boca Raton hosted…
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Ocean Breeze options, Delray gets a budget and other news of note

Ocean Breeze update On Monday, the Boca Raton City Council will discuss the possible sale of the western golf course for residential development. To the disappointment of Boca Teeca residents, the council likely will discuss that potential transaction and not much more. Boca Teeca would like the…

Angelo Elia Pizza, Bar and Tapas: Ultimate Italian Fine Dining

When good Italian food and wine calls my name, you can bet I come running. Acclaimed Italian-born chef/restaurateur, Angelo Elia, is known for his dining establishment, Casa D’Angelo (locations in Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton, and Paradise Island/Bahamas), as well as a growing chain of wildly popular…

Miami Dolphins vs. Cleveland Browns Preview, Week 3 NFL Picks

The Miami Dolphins faced the gauntlet in their first two games of the season and are unsurprisingly 0-2, thanks to the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots. Coming to town this week, for Miami’s home opener, is the Cleveland Browns—also 0-2. After a close loss to Seattle in week 1, Miami’s…
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Sunshine Music Festival Announces Lineup

This week, the Sunshine Music Festival, arguably the largest annual concert in Mizner Park, announced the lineup for its 2017 festival. Headlined as always by Tedeschi Trucks Band, the fest boasts its most eminent undercard yet, with legends in genres from classic and psychedelic rock to R&B, Americana…
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Upcoming Devil Dog 5k Benefits Local Wounded Military

Photos provided by the Evolution Fitness Foundation The Devil Dog 5K, with proceeds that will benefit the local Wounded Warriors of South Florida charity, is less than a month away. The Sunday, Oct. 16, race starts at 7:30 a.m. at South County Regional Park, 12551 Glades Road, Boca Raton. The cost…

How to Silence Your Internal Critic and Stop Self-Sabotage

While I write mostly about healthy eating, I have been recently asked to address the challenges that many of us face when it comes to making changes. Especially when it comes to self-sabotage. This is mainly because we have an internal critic that tells us how to eat, how to talk, and how to feel.…
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Nordstrom Beauty Trend Week: Allison and Portia’s Top Picks

It’s that time of year again: Nordstrom Beauty Trend Week is in full swing at Town Center mall. Although the event started Sept. 16, it continues until the 24.Boca Mag sent us to Nordstrom’s early this week to check things out, and there’s a ton of great products and activities. Plus, you can sign…
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Delray waits on Tallahassee for pension board changes & other items of note

Pension board changes waiting on Tallahassee The state is making Delray Beach wait on a major issue, but the city commission can’t wait past tonight. That issue is the change to the police and fire pension board that Delray Beach negotiated with the unions. Rather than have a nine-member, union-dominated…