February 2017

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*Extra Extra!*

Each month we select some stories from the print magazine and expand upon them, exclusively for your eyes, on bocamag.com. Here’s what we chose as your web extras this month:

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Rising Stars

More from Boca’s brightest young minds.

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The Cult of the Koreshans

How to meet the author of this creepy-but-true history book.

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Deconstructing the Dish

Make this chestnut soup. That is a command.

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Jason gets a psychic reading!
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Features

Global Groceries (pg. 90)

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Discover five ethnic markets in and around Boca Raton and start your culinary adventure.

by Julia Johnston and Marie Speed

Ten Years Later: The Mall Murders (pg. 98)

Almost a decade has passed since the murders of Nancy and Joey Bochicchio and Randi Gorenberg. The cases are still open, but the answers are elusive.

by Randy Shultz

The Lure of Immortality (pg. 106)

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This eccentric religious colony in Southwest Florida is now a historic site, and this new book excerpt details all its gory secrets.

by Lyn Millner

Rising Stars of Boca Raton (pg. 114)

Meet six Boca high school students who are on a fast track to change the world.

by Helene Rothstein

Festival of the Arts (pg. 131)

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Check out who’s coming to this year’s big show. Our annual Festival guide highlights the who, what and when of Boca’s biggest arts event.

Departments

Editor’s Letter (pg. 34)

This magazine presents many sides to our city, but the dimension we find most compelling is the one that celebrates our sheer wackiness.

by Marie Speed

The Local (pg. 37)

Here’s what you need to know NOW: a chat with a wild man kite boarder and a chef-turned-turner, a few romantic film scene picks, this month’s best events and much more.

54: Dress Code: Slip into that slip dress, drape yourself in a few rubies, and check out our Valentine gift ideas for him and for her.

66: City Watch: Boca’s occasional (and unattractive) exceptionalism pops up again in the sales tax increase issue.

by Jason Clary, Allison Lewis, Randy Schultz, Marie Speed and Thomas Yair

Biz (pg. 73)

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Meet a man who’s zapping skin cancer, another who’s giving back as he ascends the success ladder and one who just loves his funky night club (pictured).

by Gary Greenberg

Feel Good (pg. 83)

Yes, sex is good for you (let us count the ways) and we’ve got good news about healthy aging: your attitude makes all the difference.

by Lisette Hilton

Backstage Pass (pg. 123)

We take 5 with a man who traffics in the dead and offer a February calendar that has something for everyone this month.

by Thomas Yair

Dining Guide (pg. 153)

Our comprehensive guide to the best restaurants in South Florida includes reviews of the fabulous Ocean 234, Banko Cantina and Delray’s trendy Eat Market.

Reviews by Lynn Kalber

The Scene (pg. 191)

It’s February so it must be high season. Here are some of the people, places and parties popping up around Boca this winter. (Pictured: Kimberly Trombly-Burmeister, Louise Picarello and Bridget Guzzi at Girls, Pearls, Hats & Heels. Photo by Kim Zuccaro/CAPEHART.)

by Jason Clary

My Turn (pg. 208)

The author recalls the day he took on a mountain and his own inner will to achieve.

by John Shuff
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