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21 Aug 2017

SAVE THE DATE: Boca Raton’s Garden Club: Annual “Holiday House”

By | August 21st, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|0 Comments

Press Release: The Boca Raton Garden Club will present its annual Holiday House fundraiser on Friday , Saturday and Sunday Nov 3 – 5 2017 from 9AM to 3PM, in its clubhouse and gardens at 4281 NW 3rd Ave in Boca . Recently honored “Best Garden Club” in the Deep South Region of National Garden [...]

17 Aug 2017

Second Tri-Rail Station Coming to Boca Raton?

By | August 17th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|1 Comment

Publisher’s Comment: Jack McWalter, in his video commentaries, has been warning about the Midtown Boca developers’ efforts to have a second Tri-Rail station approved to support their efforts to cram 2500 new housing units in a remarkable small land area along the Military Trail corridor west of I-95. Up till now, it was thought that [...]

17 Aug 2017

Government Campus Master Plan Update

By | August 17th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|0 Comments

Publisher’s comment: Via the link below, the reader can view the items being brought forward at the CRA and City Council meetings next week on August 21st  and 22nd.  With the summer months coming to an end, the Council will be acting on many critical issues; to wit: Budgets, Millage, Golf Course Matters, Waterfront Master [...]

14 Aug 2017

Roadway Planning, a Root Cause for Overdevelopment!

By | August 14th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|1 Comment

This article was originally published by the Palm Beach Post  Of the millions of people who drive cars, trucks and motorcycles every day on Palm Beach County roads, from residents commuting to work to visitors heading to the beach, chances are very few have ever heard of George T. Webb. But their driving experiences — for better [...]

10 Aug 2017

THE REEF THAT USED TO BE THERE!

By | August 10th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|7 Comments

This article was originally posted on 4Boca.com Publisher’s Comment: With the importance of ‘waterfront development’ finally front and center; with the City Council’s engagement of an outside consultant to help bring to life the often quoted notion of ‘a city within a park’ and with the residents’ overwhelming direction that the waterfront must be preserved [...]

7 Aug 2017

County Surtax Projects within City

By | August 7th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|3 Comments

PUBLISHER’S COMMENT: In response to my inquiry of County Commissioner Abrams at the Federation of Homeowners meeting last Tuesday morning, the following list of projects being funded by the sales tax increase within the city of Boca Raton has been provided for your information and review. Of interest and deserving of follow up is that [...]

3 Aug 2017

Royal Palm Place – Phase II – Redevelopment

By | August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|10 Comments

PUBLISHER’S COMMENT: Royal Palm Place – Phase II – IDA Narrative – June 12, 2017 Location, location, location is the general rule in real estate.  Timing, timing, timing generally the rule in politics….Well, the redevelopment of Boca Raton’s downtown may have inadvertently arrived at the intersection of these two defining principles. Location:  South of Palmetto [...]

24 Jul 2017

Coming Soon… Oceanfront Development in Boca Raton – UNTHINKABLE or is it!?

By | July 24th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|22 Comments

Publisher’s Comment: As I wrote in my December 14, 2015 article, Fight Worth Fighting, preserving our beachfront from development is worth the fight. Residents have been up in arms over the possibility of now 2 oceanfront developments of housing projects on the east side of A1A ranging from 10 to 14,000 square feet at 2500 [...]

17 Jul 2017

The Fat Lady Sings – She had ‘Hope’ in America and ‘Faith’ in her Fellow Americans

By | July 17th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|2 Comments

Frank Sinatra considered Kate Smith the best singer of her time, and said that when he and a million other guys first heard her sing "God Bless America" on the radio, they all pretended to have dust in their eyes as they wiped away a tear or two. Here are the facts.... The link at [...]

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