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Atlantic Crossing Settlement Imminent and Other News of Note

Atlantic Crossing settlement on agenda A settlement of the Atlantic Crossing lawsuit is on the agenda for tonight’s Delray Beach City Commission meeting. If approved and carried out, the legal bills would stop and construction might begin. Under the agreement, Atlantic Crossing would add a two-way…
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Hot Restaurant Openings in Miami-Dade County

If you think the restaurant business is moving quickly in Palm Beach County – and it is! – here is a list of new restaurants in Miami-Dade county. You could eat at a brand-new restaurant every night for a week! The Halal Guys 2268 S. University Drive, Davie If you’ve walked even just a…
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Delray Bash and Garlic Fest Will Tickle Your Tastebuds Next Month

Here at Boca Magazine, we are always hungry. Always talking about food, thinking about food, dreaming about food. That's why we are salivating right now just thinking about the 6th Annual Delray Bash (it's coming up quickly!) and especially the garlic fest, which has a new location this year. Stock…
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Week Ahead: Jan. 24-30

A “futurist” magician dazzles in Delray, exotic art opens at the Flagler, and Theatre Lab closes its FAU season with a world premiere. Plus, Dead Kennedys, “Eugene Onegin,” “Starship Troopers” and more in your week ahead. TUESDAY What: Opening day of “Harem: Unveiling the Mystery of Orientalist…
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Why FAU's Basketball Team Will No Longer Wear Headphones at the Airport

Coach knows best. Michael Curry was working in his office in the basketball arena when he heard the news. A gunman had opened fire in the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Five people were killed; a dozen more were injured. The mass shooting on January 6 stunned people across the…
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Craft Cocktail Classes at Jardin; Restaurant Openings

Kick it up with craft cocktail classes at Jardin Boy, do we need drinks! If you haven’t changed up your cocktail order lately, now’s the time to try something new. It’s in keeping with the new year, the new administration, and now new concoctions. Let’s do it. Start by learning how…
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Review: Tap 42 Not Just Beer and Burgers

When you think of the popular gastropub Tap 42, the first thing that comes to mind is probably its burgers and beer, right? Wrong. Not for me, at least. When I think of Tap 42, I think of crispy calamari and grilled salmon, roasted Brussels sprouts and one of the best veggie burgers I’ve ever…
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Boca Downtown and Midtown Updates and Delray News of Note

Downtown observations Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie says of Al Zucaro, “I see a very different city than he does.” Zucaro, the former publisher of BocaWatch who is running against the mayor, believes that “we’re in peril,” Haynie told me. “I see a city that is moving in the right direction”…
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Take Advantage of the Weather and Go Moonlight Paddleboarding

Go moon bathing for a change Island Water Sports in Deerfield Beach is offering stand-up full moon paddle tours. The 3.5-mile scenic route takes paddlers along the multimillion dollar homes on the Intracoastal, just in time for sunset. Upcoming dates for the full moon paddles are in February…
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The Week Ahead: Jan. 17-23

Miami City Ballet visits the early computer age, the Palm Beach Jewish Film Fest is a slam-dunk, and the Titanic cruises again in Broward. Plus, Mike Doughty, Bobby Slayton and more in your week ahead. THURSDAY What: Opening night of Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival Where: Kravis…
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Review: Tucker Duke's Perfect for Parents and Pee-Wees

My favorite kids menu in Boca Raton right now Believe it or not, I’ve found it’s shockingly difficult to find a local restaurant with a kids menu that’s as good as the food offered to the parent. Sure, the average kid culinary options typically include chicken fingers, pizza and grilled cheese,…
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Hoffman's Will Give You a Free Wedding; and Power Lunches at Table 26

Lights, camera, action will win Hoffman’s wedding contest If you’re getting married and wouldn’t mind doing it on Feb. 11 under a gazebo in the gardens at the Hoffman’s Chocolate Factory, Shoppe and Gardens in Greenacres (the place is gorgeous!), then get out your video camera or camera.…
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RHONJ star Siggy Flicker to Talk Fairy Tale Relationships at Hyatt Place Boca Thursday

We’ve all seen movie tropes of fairy tales like “A Cinderella Story” (come on, you know the one, with Hillary Duff) and “Enchanted.” Everything is all fine and dandy in the movies, which try to convince you that your life, too, can be fairy tail-esque and the right man will just fall into…
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Zucaro says he and Boca Watch will part ways and other election news and notes

Zucaro and BocaWatch Apparently, Al Zucaro believes that what worked for Donald Trump could work for him. Last week, the BocaWatch publisher challenged Mayor Susan Haynie in the March election. In an email announcing his candidacy, Zucaro said, “City hall has changed. Our city council has changed.…
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West Side Story at The Wick a Don't-Miss!

I was a little worried that The Wick would not be able to pull it off. “West Side Story” with its sophisticated choreography alone seemed like a tall order for this little community theater. Boy, was I wrong. This may be the finest production yet at The Wick, with stellar direction and choreography…
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Three Wine Dinners to Look Out For in January

The year is wine-ding along, pardon the pun, and that’s my favorite way to start the year. Here are wine dinners worth booking: Luscious Justin wines featured at Bistro Ten Zero One Those of you who are regular readers know I’m a huge fan of the Paso Robles’ Justin Winery. I like to let you…
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Wine Dinner at Manor Hilton WPB; Operation Cocktails at General Provisions Fort Lauderdale

In 2017, make it a point to try new things in new places. Here are a couple of suggestions: eat well, drink well and help other people. Great formula! Wine dinner at Manor, Hilton West Palm Beach In the busy area that is downtown West Palm Beach, you can always tuck into the Manor restaurant in…