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Little Makers Make Young Minds Math-Minded and More at Boca Library

Boca Mom Talk: Make way for the Mini Makers at the Boca Library Make way for the mini makers at the Boca Raton Public Library this summer! The Downtown Boca location is launching a new coding and robotics program targeted to our city’s youngest residents. With STEM education attempting to engage…
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"Taste of Recovery" to Raise Awareness of Drug, Alcohol Addiction Through Your Fav Restaurants

Addiction is not the end of the road. People can change and survive. They can build their own road to recovery. This is what Louie Bossi, chef-partner of his namesake Italian restaurants in Fort Lauderdale and Boca, says over the phone. He’s explaining why he and Big Time Restaurant Group are hosting…
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Pinot You Want to Celebrate National Wine Day With These Events and Deals

National Wine Day is May 25, and in that spirit we bring you wine events. Cheers! Pairings: WPB holds 6th annual food/wine event For $25, this is a deal. With a ticket to downtown West Palm Beach’s 6th annual Pairings event, you will sample food and wine from more than a dozen restaurants and…
Saltwater Brewery at the Delray Beach Craft Beer Fest 2015.
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Delray Beach Craft Beer Festival is Tonight; Summer Specials at Pistache, Max's Harvest

Let the summer specials begin. We’re talking about half-price meals, half-price drinks, tasting dinners and wine dinners. And it’s only May. The summer brings wonderful dining options to those of us braving the heat outside the kitchen! Max’s Harvest Specials on drinks and prime rib dinners Starting…
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Bridesmaid for Hire: Always the Bridesmaid Never the Bride Takes on New Meaning

This is an extended story from our May/June issue. For more content like this subscribe to the magazine.  One Boca native turns chaos into opportunity Written by Allison Lewis   The idiom “always the bridesmaid, never the bride,” couldn’t be truer for Boca Raton native Jennifer…
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Veteran Teams Up With FAU to Support Improved Veteran Healthcare

Think tank aims to devise better ways to improve healthcare for veterans. Former United States Army Sergeant Austin Capers devoted nearly five years of his life to serving his country. Now the 32-year-old Hobe Sound resident is turning his attention to serving his fellow military veterans. Capers…
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This Year's Boca Ballroom Battle Dancers Announced

Easter is over, the snowbirds have flown away and summer is upon us. Which also means eight people in Boca are getting butterflies in their stomachs. Yes, the Boca Ballroom Battle is only a few months away and the “elite eight” community leaders who have agreed to dance are just now starting…
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Dress to Impress at Trainerspace This Saturday

Trainerspace, Boca's newest (sexiest) gym run by military veterans will host an All White Party at its facility in Boca Raton on Saturday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. There will be food from Fit Foodz, cocktails and a performance by Adriana Foster and Digital Vibez, a nonprofit that helps children become…
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Delray Affair This Weekend and the DBHS is Selling Glad Bulbs

I admit it: it never gets old. I know everyone says the Delray Affair needs a do-over, but I still love it, top to bottom, and I loved it even more when I’d go home with an armful of glads every year. In the years since—with the gladiola farms all gone now—I always felt something was missing,…
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This 71-Year-Old Runs 100-mile Races, Directs KEYS100 Ultramarathon

With 100-mile, 50-mile and 50-kilometer ultra race distances, and the option of a six-runner, 100-mile team division, the KEYS100 is not for the faint-hearted. The course for the 10th annual KEYS100 on May 20 and 21 spans from Key Largo to Key West (for those running the 100-miler). The shorter 50-miler…
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Enjoy Elegant Dining at the 5th Annual Ultimate Chefs' Dinner

Normally when you experience fine dining, your meal is dictated by the head chef's style and preferences. No one's complaining about fine dining, but the fact remains that your meal is guided by just one executive chef. But at the Ultimate Chefs' Dinner at the Yacht and Racquet Club of Boca Raton…
ReDream, oil on canvas by Evan Lurie. On display at Art Boca in 2016.
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Art Boca Starts Today, Ends Sunday

  One of Boca Raton’s most significant—and promising—art events is this weekend—and it’s a don’t-miss. Now in its second year and conceived as a spinoff of the Art Basel idea, Art Boca Raton Contemporary Art Fair starts today at the International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches (along…
Samy Goldfarb
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Running For a Cause in the Run From the Rays 5K

Samy Goldfarb was diagnosed with melanoma 15 years ago, when he was only in his early 30s. His father also had melanoma, which was detected early, and his father’s twin sister died from the skin cancer. It runs in the family. But for two years, Goldfarb has participated in a different kind…
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How You Can Help Loggerheads During Sea Turtle Awareness Month

March is Sea Turtle Awareness Month, and the staff at Loggerhead Marinelife Center and Gumbo Limbo Nature Center are working hard to educate the public about the dangers of single-use plastics on our beaches. Out in the open ocean many sea turtles struggle to survive amid the plastic that pollutes…
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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…