Friday, April 26, 2019

What’s Up in Delray, From Plastic Straws to a New Police Chief—Plus, a Major...

Delray Beach wants to become the latest city to ban plastic straws in restaurants. On Tuesday’s city commission agenda is an ordinance that would allow...

Camino Square Stirs Opposition, O’Rourke Faces Deposition and Other News of Note

Lawyers for Crocker Partners can depose Boca Raton City Councilwoman Andrea O’Rourke in the company’s lawsuit over Midtown. Henry Handler, who represents Crocker, told me...

Office Depot Building Sold, Alina Approved and More News of Note in Delray and...

All the flags have been dropped for development of the former Office Depot site in Delray Beach. Last month, the city commission approved the rezoning...
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How Boca Raton Got Lucky on Schools, and Decisions on Camino Square, Alina?

It’s hard to overstate Boca Raton’s good fortune as the year closed. One of outgoing Florida Education Commissioner Pam Stewart’s last acts was to approve...

City Watch Year In Review—And Looking Ahead to 2019

This will be my last post before 2019. So let’s look back at the big stories of this year in Boca Raton and Delray...

New Downtown Campus Dream Plans, Alina Runs Into Roadblocks

It’s exciting. It’s expensive. Tell us more. That was the Boca Raton City Council’s collective response last week to a consultant’s draft plan for a...

Midtown Settlement? And Lauzier Gets Rave Reviews

Boca Raton and Crocker Partners are talking about a settlement of the Midtown lawsuit. No one is saying so on the record. There’s no way...

Boca Hospital Nears Agreement, Midtown Restaurant Row Announced and Other Updates

Boca Raton Regional Hospital announced Monday that it has reached an agreement with new partner Baptist Health of South Florida on a letter of...

Project(s) Update: Boca National, Parks Plan, Camino Square and More

UPDATE:  Because of what the city says were failures to advertise the hearing properly, the Boca Raton Community Redevelopment Agency will not hear the application...

Deconstructing West Atlantic Proposals and Other News From Delray and Boca

Members of the Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency will have varied choices when they choose a developer for the project that is supposed to...
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