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About Katie Barr

Katie Barr and her family moved to Boca Raton in 1970, she attended Palm Beach Community College and FAU. Katie is the Founder of HaitianArt.com, a Boca Raton company which began in 1989 as a small art studio. Works by Haiti’s artists soon became part of a revolving exhibit at City Hall as well as the Boca Raton Library and Community Center. The gallery later moved to Delray Beach and broadened its base to include works by Eastern Cuban artists and Florida Highwaymen. Today her focus is on art consulting and internet art sales. Katie is on the board of the A.C.T.I.O.N. Foundation, a non-profit organization whose goal is to foster harmony between the Caribbean community and the United States, and currently serves as the Vice President of the Riviera Civic Association.
4 May 2017

Ocean Breeze Golf Course Acquisition: An Advanced Look

By | May 4th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|4 Comments

"Smell the roses; you only get to play one round" - Ben Hogan At the May 2nd  Federation of Homeowners meeting, attendees were provided an advance look at the Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District’s Executive Director, Attorney Art Koski, report scheduled for a joint meeting of the District and the City Council scheduled for [...]

27 Apr 2017

What Boca is Saying: Michael Liss Part 1 of 2

By | April 27th, 2017|Categories: Videos|1 Comment

On this episode of What Boca is Saying, Katie sits down with Michael Liss - the president of the Downtown Business Alliance of Boca Raton - to discuss Downtown's changing atmosphere with the man leading the charge. Liss founded the organization to help draw professionals into the heart of Downtown Boca and serve as voice [...]

27 Mar 2017

Glenn Gromann: ‘Resident Unfriendly’ Personified

By | March 27th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|9 Comments

Open Letter to the Community: An item on the March 28th  agenda for City Council Boards and Committees appointment list is a request by Glenn Gromann to remain on the Planning & Zoning Board (P&Z).  His removal from this Board is crucial to residents hoping to have unbiased suggestions and recommendations for development projects going [...]

20 Mar 2017

March 2017 Election Messages Worst Ever in Boca Raton

By | March 20th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|1 Comment

Across the nation, voters and the media are putting candidates, citizen-initiative campaigns and their consultants on notice: Stop negative, issueless campaigning. This movement is supported not only by voters and the media but ironically by some politicians as well. We think it is time for Boca Raton to take note, and say No to this [...]

9 Mar 2017

What Boca is Saying – Peter Baronoff

By | March 9th, 2017|Categories: Videos|0 Comments

Former city council member and President/CEO of Promise Healthcare, Peter Baronoff, sits down with Katie to share his insights on Boca Raton, as well as his thoughts on candidates Al Zucaro, Andrea O'Rourke, Mayor Haynie and Scott Singer.

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