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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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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…
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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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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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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…

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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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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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…
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Yeeeeee Haaaawwwwww! Brand New Cowboy Ball!

I just got off the phone with Debi Feiler who is the official Party Girl at the George Snow Scholarship Fund who was explaining to me the new format of this year’s Cowboy Ball. And it promises to be one barnburner of a party. This year, the Cowboy Ball moves to the Mizner Park Amphitheater, and…
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How Coach Karli Heimbecker is Strengthening Lynn's Golf Program

It's a family away from home When Helen Kreuzer arrived in Florida in early January she was stunned. Instead of snow falling through the air like it was in Bensheim, her hometown in Germany,  palm fronds swayed in the breeze. The 18-year-old was in a new city, Boca Raton, and embarking on new chapter…

Delray Names New Chamber Board

At yesterday’s Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce installation of new board members, new board chairman Kathy Bellestriere (above) announced the new executive committee: Bill Branning (also a new board member), Jesse Flowers, Kelli Freeman, Sarah Martin, Christina Morrison, Noreen Payne, Rob Posillico…
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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…

Give to Nicklaus Children's Charity and Eat Well, Too

Today is #GivingTuesday, to kick off the charity season. One of the ways to help do that, and eat well, is by having dinner tonight (Nov. 29) at The Cooper in Palm Beach Gardens. The Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation will receive 10 percent of proceeds from dinners there tonight. So it’s…
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The Week Ahead: Nov. 29-Dec. 5

Courtney Love rocks the Arsht, Truman Capote holds court at Dramaworks, and Christmas comes to the Flagler Museum. Plus, Art Basel, Stanley Clarke, “The Who’s Tommy” and more in your week ahead. WEDNESDAY What: Opening night of “Kansas City Choir Boy” Where: Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne…
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The Week Ahead: Nov. 15-21

A theatrical mystery dazzles at the Kravis, a star astrophysicist goes to the movies, and celebs swing rackets for charity in Delray. Plus, Bernie Sanders, Peter Hook & The Light, VoicePlay and more in your week ahead. TUESDAY What: Opening night of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” Where:…
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Eleven Salon and Spa Hosts Masquerade Party on 11/11

There’s nothing we love more than a themed party, especially when it’s done right. Being that neither of us have ever been to a masquerade party before, we couldn’t be happier to reveal the sexy masks we have in store for Eleven Salon & Spa’s Masquerade Party this Friday, November 11th.…