Boca Raton

June Happenings at the Palm Beach County Commission

June Happenings at the Palm Beach County Commission

At the June 20, 2017, Board of County Commissioners meeting, the board took the following action:   District Park – approved a conceptual master plan for North County District Park and authorized staff to negotiate a long-term contract with the city of Palm Beach Gardens for the funding, construction, operation and maintenance of an active […]

US-1 Multimodal Corridor Study Continues

US-1 Multimodal Corridor Study Continues

The MPO study of potential improvements for pedestrians, cyclists and transit along a 42-mile stretch of US-1 began in May. The study area extends from Boca Raton’s Camino Real to Jupiter’s Indiantown Road. The first workshop and charrettes were held in early May for Section 1 in Boca Raton.  The Saturday workshops include an introductory presentation, […]

A ‘HAPPENING’ day at the Gold Coast PR Council

A ‘HAPPENING’ day at the Gold Coast PR Council

On Tuesday, June 20, in front of an eager crowd representing some of the most powerful public relations firms in South Florida, Palm Beach Happening publisher Adam J. Sinclair delivered an impassioned address about the past, present, and future of your favorite hyperlocal online newsmagazine. Organized by Debbie Wemyss of DW Consulting, the monthly Gold Coast […]

What’s new with the Palm Beach County Commission?

What’s new with the Palm Beach County Commission?

At the June 6, 2017, Board of County Commissioners meeting, the board took the following action:   Sidewalks – affirmed a staff initiative to preserve native trees and environmentally favorable species such as oak, tamarind, buttonwood and gumbo limbo when repairing and replacing sidewalks and pathways due to root damage, but to continue the removal […]

Avoid the Summer Slide

Avoid the Summer Slide

Have you heard about the “Summer Slide?” No, it isn’t a new amusement park. The “Summer Slide” is a phrase used to describe the loss of reading skills that occur during the summer when children no longer have regular reading assignments. Basically, without practice, reading skills can decline. Parents and caregivers may find it difficult […]

#FreakyFriday – Sugar Sand Park is looking for talented filmmakers and families for the 6th Annual Kids’ Spooky Film Festival

#FreakyFriday – Sugar Sand Park is looking for talented filmmakers and families for the 6th Annual Kids’ Spooky Film Festival

Sugar Sand Park Community Center is searching for the best and brightest filmmakers to create family films for the 6th Annual Kids’ Spooky Film Festival.  The festival will coincide with the 13th year of Shriek Week, the Community Center’s annual Halloween event, running October 20, 21, 26, 27, and 28.   New this year, the […]