What's Boca Saying? with Andrea Levine O'Rourke. Elected on a ‘Resident Friendly’ platform, Councilwoman O’Rourke shares her experiences having had a seat on the City Council for 9 months.
Overdevelopment is a common theme throughout Boca Raton. From our schools to our downtown, we are becoming a city that has reached maximum capacity. This will continue to plague Boca, unless we can get Monica Mayotte elected to the City Council. Jack is here with more on the subject.
As Boca Mayor Haynie falters in the Court of Public Opinion, the cloud over her now casts a shadow on Singer, Rodgers and Weinroth as they fail to make the hard decisions. Al Zucaro reveals why.
The entire city of Boca Raton, but especially the downtown area, is being overrun by developers. Jack McWalter takes you through current development projects and the impact they will have on our city.
Tri-Rail stations can be funded by cities or government grants. BocaWatch researcher and commentator at large Jack McWalter highlights some serious problems other cities have had after accepting government grants. Jack also offers some solutions to the related MidTown development problem.
Publisher’s Comment: People are asking basic questions of who, what, where and how regarding the Tri-Rail Station anticipated for Midtown. In his recent commentary, ’Boca is NOT an Urban Experiment, BocaWatch’s commentator-at-large, Jack McWalter, begins to lay bare some possibilities for the Crocker development team’s quest for 2500 units. Part 1 of the series starts [...]
In Part 2 of Boca's Waters, 4th generation Boca Ratonian Ryan Dick explains the dangers of Boca's plans to put boat ramps at Lake Wyman, proposes an alternative location and makes the case to keep ramps at Silver Palm Park.
Publishers Comment: At a time when a Palm Beach Post investigative reporter laid bare secret financial ties between Mayor Haynie and the largest land owner in Boca, a shadow is now cast on the entire City of Boca Raton government. What can be found and proven is one thing, but like an iceberg, the magnitude [...]
Publisher's Comment: STOP SCHOOL OVERCROWDING Jack McWalter's three (3) part series, "Schools on Steroids", is a must watch video experience. Using statistics provided by the School Board and other public bodies, a major community crisis has come to the forefront. SCHOOL OVERCROWDING in Boca Raton is 'our' problem, a city problem, and it is time [...]
Publisher's comment: David Sergi is the Project Coordinator for the 2017 Boca Raton Art Tunnels Project. David has partnered with the City of Boca Raton to present art installations in the three tunnels in Spanish River Park. This project is part of the City's larger vision to bring art to public spaces in the area. Spanish [...]