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The Delray Beach Pineapple www.DelrayPineapple.com DELRAY BEACH TO BEGIN BEACH RENOURISHMENT PROJECT IN FEBRUARY 2013DELRAY BEACH, FL The City of Delray Beach will begin a Beach Renourishment Project in February 2013 to restore erosion-damaged areas along the Municipal Beach. This project, which will encompass 1.9 miles, is expected to enhance the overall aesthetics of the beach, provide upland protection to area roads and properties and improve the recreational opportunities, environmental conditions and sustainability of Delrays world-class beach. The Citys Beach Renourishment project is expected to begin in February 2013, and is planned to be completed in March/April 2013 or 30 to 45 days after commencement, subject to weather conditions. Construction will occur along the beach, beginning just north of Atlantic Avenue, and continuing south to Linton Blvd. During the projects construction, approximately 1,208,000 cubic yards (923,600 cubic meters) of sand will be placed on the beach from two offshore locations. To date, the City has received reimbursement funding authorization of more than $4,022,174 from Palm Beach County and the State of Floridas Department of Environmental Protection to complete this project. The remaining $5,188,207 will be funded by the City of Delray Beach. For more information on the Beach Renourishment Project, contact Paul Dorling, Director of Planning and Zoning, at (561) 243-7040, or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. By Suzanna Mahler The Pineapple Contributing Writer Its the most wonderful time of the year, so get ready to deck the halls, Delray Beach-style. Atlantic Avenue is a one-stop shop that is sure to put the merry in your Christmas. With tons of festivities to ll the month of December, residents, and tourists, are invited to experience all that our Village by the Sea has to offer in eats and entertainment, this holiday season. The fantastic festivities are what bring me back to this area each year, said Margie Huegel, seasonal Delray Beach resident, who also owns a home in Tamaqua, Penn. Theres just so much to see and do here, but the best part is that I dont have to worry about shoveling snow, during the winter months. To better accommodate our readers, weve included a rundown of some of the citys main events. The Annual Boynton & Delray Beach Holiday Boat Parade will kick off on the Intracoastal, at 6:30 p.m., on Dec. 7. It starts at the Boynton Beach inlet, sailing south, to the Marine C-15 Canal, in Delray Beach. Benets go to the Marine Foundation Toys for Tots. A Menorah Lighting will take place on the front lawn of Old School Square, at 5:15 p.m., on Dec. 8. The Holiday Parade, presented by the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce and Delray Beach Parks & Recreation, will follow, taking place along Atlantic Ave. This popular parade is set to start at 6 p.m. Breakfast with Santa will be held at The Delray Beach Marriott, on Dec. 15. There are four seating slots available: 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m., and noon. Tickets are $12 per person and must be purchased in advance. The last day to buy tickets is Dec. 12. Call 561-279-1380, ext. 12 for reservations; pick up tickets at the Chamber of Commerce, 64 SE Fifth Ave., on Mon., Wed. or Fri., from 1 p.m. 4 p.m. An Arts and Crafts Fair will take COMMUNITY CELEBRATES THE HOLIDAYSParades, toy drives, music, art, First Night activitiesARTISTS DESIGN SELECTED FOR FIRST NIGHT 2013 BUTTONThe City of Delray Beach, and the Delray Beach Marketing Cooperative, announced that the artwork of Deborah Matsunaye has been selected for the design of the First Night 2013 Button. The First Night Button serves as admittance to all First Night 2013 ofcially sponsored activities, and venues. Each year, artists are encouraged, through a Call to Artists, to submit their creative designs for the First Night Button. A selection committee reviewed all entries and selected Matsunayes artwork for this years event. Matsunaye studied art at the Academy of Art College in San Francisco, and the San Francisco Art Institute. A resident of Delray Beach since 1996, she is the owner and artist of Fe Fi Faux of Delray, Inc., a local company that specializes in interior and architectural art design. The City of Delray Beachs First Night 2013 activities will be held on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 (New Years Eve). This nonalcoholic celebration will include activities and entertainment for the entire family. Festivities begin at 4 p.m. in Downtown Delray Beach and continue through midnight, with spectacular reworks nales. First Night Buttons will be available for $10 (advance purchase) during the Citys Famous 100Foot Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. Buttons can also be purchased at the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce, Delray Beach City Hall and the Delray Beach Public Library, through Dec. 31st. The cost of First Night 2013 Button increases to $15, if purchased on the day of the event, Dec. 31st. For more information on First Night 2013, visit www.downtowndelraybeach.com, or call (561) 279-1380, Ext. 3. delray beach www.DelrayPineapple.com Your Downtown Delray Beach Community Newspaper DECEMBER 2012The Pineapple Continued on page 6 DELRAY GETS ONBOARDNew trolleys coming to downtown early next yearBy Elizabeth Burrows Delray Beach CRA The Downtown Roundabout, the citys free shuttle service, takes residents and visitors from the Tri-Rail station on Congress Avenue to A1A. And soon, its getting a makeover. Four new trolley-style vehicles will soon replace the small buses that have been the hallmark of the shuttle service since it debuted in early 2007. The trolleys will be as charming as the downtown area they serve, with wooden benches, large windows, and enough space to hold around 30 people at a time. Funding for the trolleys comes largely from the Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency, which contributed $550,000. A grant from the Florida Department of Transportation provided another $100,000 toward the purchase, and $200,000 for operating expenses. Its great to give people options to travel through the downtown without using their cars, said CRA Executive Director Diane Colonna. We hope the new trolleys will encourage even more people to use the Downtown Roundabout. The trolleys are expected to hit the streets in February 2013, after the City secures a contract for operations and maintenance. 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The Delray Beach Pineapple www.DelrayPineapple.com In conjunction with Kids & Cops and Delray Citizens for Delray PoliceThe Delray Citizens for Delray Police/ Kids and Cops Program will bring the spirit of the season to local children and families during the 22nd Annual Holiday Toy Drive. New, unwrapped toys (Please! No toy guns) and store gift cards for boys and girls ages 5 to 16 years old will be collected at various locations throughout the City from through Dec. 12. News Anchor Suzanne Boyd along with loyal volunteers will be on hand to accept your gifts. Gifts can be dropped off in specially marked boxes, at the locations listed below. Checks, made payable to the Delray Citizens for Delray Police (holiday toy drive in the memo portion), are greatly appreciated and can be dropped off at the Delray Beach Police Department, 300 W. Atlantic Ave., or any of the Citys Fire Stations through Dec. 21. On Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 from 8 am to 1 pm, a Toy Drive Drop Off will be held in front of the Delray Beach Police Department. Citizens will be able to drive up, and drop off any unwrapped gifts that they would like to donate. Share the joy of the holidays, by donating to this worthy cause. Please assist this local grass-roots cause by becoming a drop off location or encouraging your employees to donate. Local businesses use their company holiday parties as a venue to encourage employees to donate a new unwrapped toy. For more information, contact Sgt. Nicole Guerriero at (561) 243-7841 or by email, at Guerriero@mydelraybeach.com. DROP-OFF LOCATIONS: Delray Beach City Hall, 100 NW 1st Ave. All Delray Beach Fire Rescue Stations Delray Beach Police Department, 300 W. Atlantic Ave. Delray Beach Community Center, 50 NW 1st Ave. Bostons on the Beach, 40 South Ocean Blvd. Lake Ida Pharmacy, 600 North Congress Ave. Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce, 64 SE 5th Ave. Meisner Electric Inc, 220 NE 1st Ave. Delray Center for the Arts at Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave. Elks Club, 265 NE 4th Ave. Spodak Dental, 4665 W. Atlantic Ave. Delray Medical Center, 5352 Linton Blvd. Sandes Restaurant, 1717 North Federal Hwy. The Delray Beach Holiday Toy Drive is sponsored by the Delray Citizens for Delray Police/Kids and Cops Program.22nd Annual Holiday Toy Drive Brings Spirit of the Season to Local Children DELRAY BEACH, FL Looking for that special gift for the tennis enthusiast in your life? Why not serve them up a holiday treat from South Floridas most dynamic tennis event the Delray Beach International Tennis Championships (ITC). For the 2013 tournament, the ITC has unveiled a selection of festive holiday offerings, including special ticket prices and new gift cards. From Nov. 19 through Dec. 28, 2012, the ITC Holiday Ticket Promo returns and fans can purchase tickets at savings up to 50% off*. The tournament has also introduced its new Court Card for this years event. These gift cards are available for $25, $50, $75 and $100, and can be used before, and throughout, the tournament for tickets, merchandise, food, drinks (including alcohol), and more. The Delray Beach International Tennis Championships returns to South Florida, Feb. 22 March 3, 2013, with some of the worlds greatest mens tennis champions. The event is the only ATP tournament in the world featuring an ATP Champions Tour event, and an ATP World Tour event, in the same week at the same venue, which means attendees will have an opportunity to not only see some of the current top-ranked players, but also legends of the game. The 2013 Delray Beach ITC highlights currently include top Americans: John Isner, Mardy Fish, and Olympic Gold Medalists Bryan Brothers, along with the return of the always entertaining, Hall-of-Famer John McEnroe. Holiday savings tickets and Court Cards, as well as pre-orders for Ofcial Tournament Programs and autographed commemorative posters, are available by calling (561) 330-6000, or clicking online to www.YellowTennisBall.com. Tickets can also be purchased at participating Walmarts Ticketmaster outlets (Holiday Promo Code: HOLIDAY). Complete tournament information is also available at www.YellowTennisBall.com, the ofcial tournament website, or the Delray Beach ITC box ofce (open Monday Friday, 9 am 5 pm, 561-330-6000, 30 NW 1st Ave., Delray Beach.THE PERFECT HOLIDAY TREAT FOR THE TENNIS LOVER IN YOUR LIFE The gift of tennis is made easy from the Delray Beach ITC with its holiday savings ticket offer and new gift cardsThe VolleyGirls from the Delray Beach International Tennis Championships sharing a little holiday joy. The Food for Fines Holiday Project will once again take place at the Delray Beach Public Library, 100 W. Atlantic Ave. on: Dec. 23, 2012 It will have the dual purpose of collecting food for charities, during the Holiday Season, as well as allowing the Library to retrieve items of the collection that are out past their due date. If you donate food (canned or packaged) to the Library during this Food for Fines campaign, you will be forgiven the nes Only for those library items that you return with the food donation. Only those specic items returned with a food donation will have nes removed. If you have nes for other items not returned with a food donation, then those nes will remain on your record. A few key points to remember: nes will be forgiven for every item returned at that time, regardless of the total. donated food, must be brought to the Circulation Desk. The returned Library items will be checked in by staff and nes will be removed for those specic items. returning the Library items is the person that checked the items out originally. The nes will be removed for the items returned with the food donation. for all Library items books, music, movies, and books on tape, or CD.Public Library Food for Fines Holiday ProjectDELRAY BEACH, FL Delray Beach Center for the Arts announces the South Florida premiere of the Seagate Hotel & Spa World of Golf: The Gary Wiren Collection and Fine Art from the Academy of Golf Art. Both exhibitions are on display in the Cornell Museum of Art & American Culture, through April 21, 2013. Exhibit hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Sunday, 1-4:30 p.m. Admission is $10 general, $6 seniors and students (w/ID), $3 children and free for ages 5 and under. Hailed as one of the nest private collections of golf memorabilia in the world, this interactive display not only depicts golf its equipment, legends, events and history but also the great stories that go with them. With Delray Beach and Palm Beach County in the heart of the nations most concentrated upscale golf, this extensive private collection, owned by Dr. Gary Wiren, is expected to draw thousands of visitors. The avid golfer can expect to experience things they have never come in contact with before... no matter how long they have played the game. The non-golfer will be pleasantly surprised! The viewers rst image will be the beauty of the game, and the last one will be the enjoyment that comes from being a golfer, Dr. Wiren explains. This interactive experience will be educational, motivational, and enjoyable... which all translates to a good time. The exhibit idea came through Boynton Beach resident Kevin Hammer, a lifetime golfer who was the No. 2-ranked junior in the U.S. A few items from the collection interesting golf ball, club, and tee collections with items dating back to the 1500s. Greatest Trick-Shot Performers; The History of Miniature Golf; Golf on Comic Book Covers; Whats New is Old, with modern equipment ideas that were around 100 years ago; Golf on the Moon...the Ball, the Stamp, and the Man; and Golng Sheet Music, 1890s to now, and much more. radiator caps and much more Interactive Experiences 2012 to compare. the hands of Johnny Miller, Kathy Whitworth, Bob Toski and Arnold Palmer. pieces from the sheet music. Enhancing the golf collection is ne art on loan from the Academy of Golf Art. This stunning display of oils, watercolors and acrylics were created by four of Americas most highly recognized golf artists, including David Coolidge, Leslie B. DeMille, Linda Hartough, and George T. Lawrence, Jr. Exhibition Title Sponsor is The Seagate Hotel & Spa. Presenting Sponsor is Kevin Hammer, Barry Rubin and Larry Eaton of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management. Additional Ridge Country Club and Union Restaurant.ON DISPLAY: The Gary Wiren Collection and Fine Art from the Academy of Golf Art
www.DelrayPineapple.com The Delray Beach Pineapple City selects top candidates to be considered for City ManagerThe City of Delray Beach has selected the top ve (5) candidates with two (2) alternates to be considered for the position of City Manager. This position became open due to the retirement of long time Manager David T. Harden. Mr. Harden announced that he will retire from the City in early January 2013, after twenty-two (22) years of service to the Delray Beach community. The City received a total of fty resumes for the position of City Manager. The Range Rider Program, sponsored by the Florida City and County Management Association (FCCMA) and the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), was used to assist the City with the recruitment and selection process. The list of candidates and their resumes are available on the Citys website, www. mydelraybeach.com, by selecting City Selects Candidates to Be Considered for City Manager under News on the home page. Top 5 Candidates (in alphabetical order) Steven Alexander, Louie Chapman, Douglas Smith, Paul White, Oel Wingo Alternates (in alphabetical order) Larry Mitchell, Dennis Stark For additional information, please contact the Citys Human Resources Department at (561) 243-7080, or by E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.Delray Beach Fire-Rescue Fireghter dies November 11 after battle with brain cancerDelray Beach Fire-Rescue sadly announced the passing of Paramedic/ Fireghter Eric Patrie. Patrie passed away on Sunday afternoon, November 11, 2012 after battling cancer for over a year. Patrie was hired at Delray Beach Fire-Rescue in 1999 as a Paramedic/Fireghter and was promoted to Driver Engineer in 2003. He also worked as a step up station ofcer on a regular basis. He was an active member of the Special Operations Team, including the HAZMAT team and Dive-Rescue team. Patrie was also an integral member of the apparatus committee and assisted in the specications, and designs, of a number of DBFR apparatus. He is survived by his wife, Kim, their two young daughters ages 5 and 1, his parents, and his brother. Patries funeral service was held on Friday, November 16th at the Church of the Palms in Delray Beach. The family asks that donations be made to the Benevolents Eric Patrie fund in lieu of owers. To donate please visit the Eric Patrie Family Trust Fund at: http://www. reghterericpatrie.com.2013 William A. Cruickshank Scholarship ProgramThe Palm Beach County League of Cities, Inc. has announced that they are accepting applications for the 2013 William A. Cruickshank Scholarship program to promote and provide nancial assistance to those pursuing areas of study that benet municipal government professionalism. The Cruickshank Scholarship program provides up to $1,000 in individual scholarships for expenses associated with academic endeavors to qualied high school seniors, municipal employees and others pursuing continuing education in the areas of public service. Study areas eligible for scholarship participation are: Public Affairs, Political Science, Criminal Justice, Public Safety, Public Administration and Urban & Regional Planning (including Engineering associated with these areas). Interested parties must submit a completed application no later than February 8, 2013. For more information visit www.leagueofcities. org and select Programs on the home page. Information is also available by contacting the League ofce at (561) 355-4484 or E-mail email@example.com. William A. Cruickshank was a former Boca Raton Councilman and President of the Palm Beach County League of Cities, Inc. from 1973-74. He was the rst full-time Executive Director of the (then-named) Palm Beach County Municipal League.Former City of Delray Beach Mayor to be recognized for 50 years of community serviceThe Drug Abuse Foundation of Palm Beach County will honor former City of Delray Beach Mayor Leon Weekes at a reception on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, 3 pm, at the Siemens-Evert Campus Auditorium, 400 S. Swinton Ave., for his fty (50) years of dedicated service to the community. Mr. Weekes is well known for his humanitarian efforts and long-time support of community organizations including the United Way of Palm Beach County, the Boy Scouts, and Mae Volen Senior Center. He worked on behalf of the Drug Abuse Foundation of Palm Beach County for more than thirty-five years and served three (3) different terms as President of the Board of Directors. Tickets for the reception are $25 per person, and proceeds benet the Leon Weekes Residential Scholarship, a program that provides nancial assistance for residential treatment to those seeking help with substance abuse. To RSVP and/or for more information, contact Terri-Ann Binns Beavers at (561) 2780000, extension 336, or E-mail execofce@ dafpbc.org.Japanese ofcials tour Library and attend Rotary meeting The Delray Beach Public Library welcomed a delegation from Japan and gave them a tour of the Library recently. The Library Director, Alan Kornblau, greeted the Mayor of Miyazu, Hoji Inoue and his wife, as well as the Head of the Miyazu Chamber of Commerce, Kazuo Imai and his wife, In addition a representative of the Department of Education, May Nishihara as well as members of the Delray Beach Sister Cities organization including David Schmidt, Former Delay Beach Mayor / President of Sister Cities and James and Chieko Mihori and Nancy King enjoyed the tour and attended the Rotary Club meeting which takes place each Tuesday at the Library at 12 noon. pineapple slices Kazuo Imai Head of Chamber of Commerce in the Puppet Theater at the Delray Beach Public Library.
The Delray Beach Pineapple www.DelrayPineapple.com Try out the new self-checkout machines at the Public LibraryThe Delray Beach Public Library, 100 W. Atlantic Ave., is pleased to announce the availability of three new self-checkout machines for our patrons. Now, checking out library materials has never been so easy or convenient! technology provides a friendly, interactive experience faster checkouts & the highest level of security time helping patrons There are two machines located on the rst oor in front of the Circulation Desk and one machine on the second oor next to the Reference Desk. For more details, visit the Circulation Desk, or call (561) 266-0194. Check our website at www.delraylibrary.org to nd out all the latest happenings at the Library!City of Delray Beach seeks members for Advisory BoardsThe City of Delray Beach is currently seeking residents and business owners to volunteer and serve on a City Advisory Board and/or Committee. Code Enforcement Board Members hear alleged municipal code violations and render a decision. Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 1:30 pm in Delray Beach City Hall, 100 NW 1st Ave. Parking Management Advisory Board Members advise and make recommendations to the City Commission with respect to parking management policies and related issues, including, but not limited to, planning, financing, development, construction and operation/ maintenance of parking facilities. Meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 5:30 pm in City Hall. Applications for Advisory Boards and Committees are available in the City Clerks Ofce, City Hall, 100 NW 1st Ave., and on the Citys website, www.mydelraybeach.com. For more information, contact Venice Cobb, Board Liaison, at (561) 243-7056, or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.Dress for Success holiday luncheonDress for Success Palm Beaches hosts its annual Holiday Luncheon & Fundraiser aboard The Lady Atlantic on Saturday, Dec01. Guests will indulge in a scrumptious brunch and browse a boutique lled with designer fashion and upscale consignment while taking in the sites along the Intracoastal. All proceeds from the event, put on by the organizations young professionals group, Y.E.S.!, will help promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women throughout Palm Beach County by providing professional attire, career development tools and a network of support. For information about Dress for Success Palm Beaches and upcoming events, visit www.dressforsuccess. org/palmbeaches.Prep & Sports All Star GamePrep & Sports, Inc. is proud to announce The Inaugural High SchoolClash of Scholar Athletes. This highly anticipated event will be Prep & Sports Inc.s rst event of the Year 2013; one of many year-round incentivebased events that will serve as a means of bringing young athletes together, encouraging academic excellence, sportsmanship and youth empowerment. The student athletes involved in the event will also attend Professional Seminars presented by a nancial advisor, accountant and lawyer in an effort to expose the student athletes to other professions. The participants will have the opportunity to be coached by Pro-Athletes during their weeklong training. The event will conclude on Saturday Jan. 5, 2013 with the Prep & Sports All Star Game. The game will be held at the Boca Raton Community High School. Prep & Sports is thrilled to have Laura Vivas from the NBC show-The Voice, singing the National Anthem at the start of the game. Contact Cal Miller at cmiller@ calmillerassociates.com, or 561-714-2264. RFID Chip in Credit Cards May Increase Electronic TheftConsumers are advised that some credit cards are now embedded with radio frequency identication (RFID) microchips, a technical advancement that transmits a signal containing cardholders information. The chip provides benets for the cardholder but also has a potential down side that may result in the illegal procurement of credit card information. RFID credit cards are standard credit cards with radio frequency microprocessor chips and can be identied by an image of radio waves and/or additional text (i.e. PayPass, Blink, etc ) on the card. The chip contains personal credit card information that can be read by scanning, or waving, the card in front of a special reader. Known as contactless payment, RFID credit cards are designed to provide a faster, convenient way to make purchases and eliminates the need to hand a credit card to store clerks. Consumers should be aware that the information on the chip can also be obtained by anyone who has the same type of reader (which is available on the Internet). Electronic pickpockets are able to conceal a reader and skim credit card numbers and expiration dates from wallets and/or purses just by walking next to shoppers. They do not need to have contact with the card and shoppers are unaware that their information is being stolen. A list of precautionary steps to protect your credit card information can be found below. and/or special wallet to block information. your wallet and/or purse. and use for online purchases only. Use cash or non-RFID credit cards when shopping outside the home. regularly to ensure that transactions are valid. feature disabled and/or removed from your card. For more visit www.idtheftcenter.org.Wedding bells are ringingCongratulations to Arleen Davis & Geoffrey Slagle. Arleen, a Luxury Real Estate and Distressed Property Broker and Geoffrey, an airline captain, celebrated their marriage on November 24, 2012 at the Ancient Spanish Monastery in North Miami Beach. Captain and Mrs. Slagle will reside in Delray Beach. pineapple slices Judith Cohen using the new self-checkout machine Call Today for a Clean and Healthy Home or Business! e Pineapple Get a FREE Bottle of Spotter 561.272.2399vanscarpetcare.com
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www.DelrayPineapple.com The Delray Beach Pineapple dine out ACCLAIMED HAMPTONS CHEF BRINGS YEARS OF CULINARY EXPERIENCE TO SOUTH FLORIDAPRIME, Delray Beach, Appoints John David Hensley as New Executive ChefDelray Beach, FL John David Hensley was recently appointed Executive Chef at PRIME, Delrays rst and only authentic, premier, supper club located at 110 E. Atlantic Ave. His arrival is welcomed by Steven Pellegrino, owner of PRIME, and Il Bacio Nightclub and Lounge, located 29 NE 2nd Ave. in Delray Beach. Pellegrino is eager to showcase Chef Hensleys impressive passion for culinary arts through PRIMEs menu, in addition to new programs and promotions this upcoming season. A Southampton, New York native, Chef Hensley helmed the famed Indian Cove, a celebrity studded, and legendary hot spot that has served the whos who of society and world dignitaries alike. Hailed the Chef of Chefs, The New York Times Food Critic Craig Claiborne named Mr. Hensley one of the top 25 Chefs of all time. Newsday coined Chef Hensley as the innovator of New Age and Fusion cuisine. The opportunity to share something of the heart, soul and passion of ones life is the denition of enrichment that carries forward, says Chef Hensley who believes in a pay it forward attitude toward character, food and customers. With a relaxed and graceful style, Chef Hensleys food is vibrant and healthy. He is considered a leader amongst the culinary scene around the country. For more information or reservations, please visit www.primedelray.com, or call 561-865-5845. Fun in the kitchen at the Delray Beach Public LibraryThe Delray Beach Public Library, at 100 West Atlantic Ave., is pleased to announce a return collaboration with Publix Aprons Cooking School and Resident Chef Rey De La Osa. Chef Rey is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University. He was a Chef at the Four Seasons Hotel in Miami and joined Publix Supermarkets in 1999. He is now the Resident Chef at Publix Aprons Cooking School, in Boca Raton, where he continues to share his culinary passion with others. Join Chef Rey on Thursday mornings from Nov. 2012, through April 2013, as he displays his culinary skills. Mark your calendars with the following dates: These programs are free, and open to the public. Registration is not required. For information on the many other programs at the Delray Beach Public Library, please visit our website at www.delraylibrary.org. NEW YORK, NY A Chocolate Peanut Butter gelato made with organic soy milk, Belgian chocolate, and natural creamy peanut butter was crowned the Best New Product at the annual Kosherfests 2012 New Product Competition, which took place on October 18th. The gelato (also winners of the best Desserts, Baked Goods, and Sweet Snacks) was one of more than 120 new products entered in the competition. There was much about the gelato that caught the attention of the judges. Although it retained the rich taste of dairy and chocolate peanut butter, it is Lactose and gluten free. The makers of the winning product, Gelatto Petrini, based in Delray Beach, note that the new product will be available to both retail and foodservice markets. This years list of new products was very impressive, posing a challenge for our panel of judges, said Bill Springer, Group Vice President, Diversied Business Communications, and show producer for Kosherfest, the worlds largest kosher trade show, held this past month at the Meadowlands Convention Center in Secaucus, NJ. We had entries from all over the world and erce competition in a number of the product categories. Winners were crowned in 16 categories plus Best in Show, and were entered by companies from Brooklyn, NY to Paris, France. Entries were judged on such criteria as uniqueness, quality, presentation, taste, pricing and salability. Delrays Gelato Petrini wins Best In Show at Kosherfest 2012Eggnog Martini 1. Rim a Martini glass with crushed Graham Crackers 2. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add 1.5 oz Captain Morgan Spiced Rum 0.5 oz Kajmir Vanilla Liqueur 2 oz Eggnog 3. Shake vigorously and pour into prepared martini glass 4. Garnish with a Chocolate Wafer Drunken Dradle Martini 1. Chill a martini glass 2. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add 1.5 oz Chopin Potato Vodka 0.5 oz Goldschlager 0.5 oz Godiva White Chocolate Liqueur 1 oz Half & Half 3. Shake vigorously and pour into chilled martini glass 4. Garnish with chocolate Hanukkah Gelt and a Dradle Candy Cane Cocktail 1. Rim a highball glass with crushed candy cane 2. Fill with ice 3. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add 1.5 oz Sobieski Vodka 0.75 oz Kahlua coffee liqueur 1 oz Half & Half 4. Shake vigorously to combine and pour into prepared highball glass Holiday Sips at
The Delray Beach Pineapple www.DelrayPineapple.com dine out Delray Beach Marriott celebrates Christmas with food and festivitiesHotel makes the seasons brighter with great food and special holiday menusThe holiday season is fast approaching, and along with it, a chance to slow down and spend quality time with family and friends. For many, gathering around the table over a spread of delicious food and drink is the most memorable way to enjoy the holidays. In a rising South Florida tradition, the Delray Beach Marriott Hotel offers its fantastic Holiday Brunches and Dinners, taking away the toil and trouble of preparing an elaborate holiday feast, and allowing more time for mirth and merriment. Offering a full spread of seasonal favorites, the hotel makes holiday diners feel right at home by hosting a seemingly endless Christmas Day brunch buffet of scrumptious food in their gorgeous Grand Seacrest Ballroom. And in the evenings, an elegant three-course Christmas Day Dinner prepared by the talented chefs at their renowned Delray Beach restaurant, OGradys, located in the hotel. For the brunches, guests will choose from an impressive selection of holiday favorites and morning delights. Seasonal fresh fruit, a wide variety of cheese, imported from around the world, smoked Norwegian salmon, an omelet station, a chefs carving board, and more ll the dining area, while the sound of holiday merriment and jovial conversation create a festive atmosphere. The special Christmas brunch is scheduled for Dec. 25, with doors open to welcome everyone beginning at 12pm through 4pm, in the Seacrest Ballroom. Later in the evening, from 5pm to 9pm, the feasting moves to OGradys, where patrons can enjoy a three-course dinner of seasonallyinspired cuisine. Choose from special selections from the Delray Beach hotels experienced chefs, including Delmonico Steak, served with petite peas, pearl onions, and garlic smashed potatoes; a delicious Tuscan roasted natural chicken, served with garlic smashed potatoes, pearl onions, charred apple, picholine, olives, shallot reduction and a balsamic glaze; Smoke Double-Cut Pork Chop, with celery root puree, roasted brussel sprouts, bacon lardons, toasted pine nuts, and a shallot reduction; or the Cast Iron Salmon, dusted with lemon-coriander and served with sweet peas, Beluga lentil ragout, and a citrusscented reduction. Besides the delicious food and elegant setting of the Seacrest Ballroom and OGradys, this special meal provides holiday revelers an additional benet: no dishes to clean up! Reserve a seat at the Delray Beach Hotels Christmas feast and celebrate the season with good cheer, inviting dcor, and delicious food. To make a reservation, call (561) 274-3200 Prices start at $25 per person (plus tax and gratuity) for dinner and $44.95 (plus tax and gratuity) for brunch. The brunch offers special children pricing for just $17.95. Reservations are encouraged. Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oils Aged Balsamic Vinegars Specialty Oils & Vinegars Gourmet Food Items Custom Bottling & Gift Ideas Shipping Services Available Great Gift idea for the Holidays! Unique gift packaging & gift wrapping services available! VISIT. TASTE. LEARN. LOVE.We invite you to experience the difference quality makes. 200 NE 2nd Ave., Suite 113 Delray Beach 561.266.3228 email@example.com Over 400 guests packed the Best Bite on the Ave event on November 15 at Cranes BeachHouse Hotels 10th anniversary celebration in Delray Beach. Local food fanatics brought donations to send to troops overseas and savored their way through 10 of the best restaurants on the avenue. Blake Malatesta, executive chef at 50 Ocean, claimed third place with his spin on sh tacos. It was a successful evening of mingling, tasting, and giving back to the community. Chef Blake Malatesta, Mark DeAtley, and Chef Michael Anastacio Kerry Morrissey, Cayce Connolly, Ariel Smith, and Johnny JetBest Bite on the AveMot & Chandon dinner pairing at 50 OceanThis holiday season, treat yourself with a sensual, culinary adventure created by Chef Blake Malatesta, uniquely designed to complement the depth and avor of the legendary Mot & Chandon champagnes. The menu showcases a masterfully paired ve-course seafood dinner, that includes Kumato oysters and hot chili caviar, drunken buttered shrimp and coconut, Carpaccio of scallop, a saut Maine lobster in sauce thermidor, and a showstopping raspberry bombe caramel for dessert. The House of Mot & Chandon champagnes, including Mot Imprial, Mot Ros Imprial, Mot Nectar Imprial, and Mot Ice Imprial, have been specially chosen to accompany each course. Make your reservations early for a red-carpet evening at 50 Ocean, 40 S. Ocean Blvd., A1A, Delray Beach. Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 Time: 6:30 p.m. Reservations Required: 561-278-3364 Price: $75 per person, plus tax and gratuity Celebrate the season at 50 Ocean FLAVOR40 S. Ocean Blvd., Delray Beach50 Ocean Whips Up New Holiday Cocktails 50 Ocean and Bostons on the Beach, Delray Beach, put the spirit in this holiday season with a fresh lineup of festive cocktails such as Spicy Gingerbread, Santas Sleigh, a Candy Cane Martini, and more. Stop in and celebrate the season through New Years Eve, seven days a week.Snowy White Night Martini Svedka Vanilla Vodka, Godiva White Chocolate Liqueur, White Crme De Cacao, Cream, Coconut Flakes, Chocolate Wafer Stick $10Gyorgy Papp; papphoto.com
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A Top Chef Texas nalist, Autry most recently served as the Executive Chef of Michelle Bernsteins at The Omphoy Ocean Resort in Palm Beach. Chef Lindsay describes her cuisine as soulful, embracing Mediterranean avors while blending in her southern roots. She discovered a love of cooking at a very young age, spending most of her youth on the familyrun peach orchard in North Carolina, and participating in youth cooking competitions through the North Carolina 4-H. Having Chef Lindsay lead our kitchen will take the culinary experience at Sundy House to a whole new level, said Bruce Siegel, Sundy House General Manager. Chef Lindsay will delight our guests with her unique and avorful creations, and bring a special, new dynamic to our awardwinning restaurant. Chef Lindsay has held various chef positions at award-winning restaurants on the East Coast as well as in Mexico. She honed her skills under the James Beard Awardwinning Michelle Bernstein, starting at Azul at the Mandarin Oriental in Miami, then on to open the MB as Sous Chef in Cancun, Mexico. Chef Lindsay served as the Chef de Cuisine of Las Brisas at the Fairmont Mayakoba in Playa del Carmen, and was named a Restaurant Hospitality Rising Star in 2008 while she was the Executive Chef of the Lazy Goat in Greenville, SC. A graduate of Johnson & Wales University, where she received her B.S. in Culinary Arts, Chef Lindsay is a native of North Carolina but currently resides in South Florida. She received the Restaurant Hospitality Magazine Rising Star Award in 2008, the North Carolina 4H Alumni of the Year award in 2007, and studied in the Johnson and Wales Honors College and the Valedictorian College of Culinary Arts. Located in the heart of historic downtown Delray Beach, the Sundy House is an award-winning restaurant and boutique inn, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The secluded retreats luxurious guest accommodations, sumptuous dcor and modern amenities are all nestled within an acre of stunning tropical gardens. Sundy House is located at 106 South Swinton, Delray Beach, FL 33444. For more information, visit www.sundyhouse. com or call 561-272.5678.Sundy House Names Autry as Executive Chef SCENE AROUND TOWNOn Saturday, November 24th, two of televisions most recognized personalities ate at SoLita Italian Restaurant & The Parlor Lounge with 13 guests. Soa Vergara, Emmy award-nominated star of the hit sitcom Modern Family, joined The Real Housewives of New York City breakout star Ramona Singer for a delicious feast during their recent visit to Delray Beach. Ramona Singer, star of The Real Housewives of New York City with Brianna Dapuzzo, SoLita hostess, at SoLita Italian Restaurant & The Parlor Lounge in Delray Beach. Area collection points for holiday toys and gift cards for those in needDelray Beach Delray Beach Spirit of Giving Network Achievement Centers for Children & Families Delray Beach Tomorrows Promise Achievement Centers for Children & Families Delray Beach Spirit of Giving Network Achievement Centers for Children & Families Delray Beach Family Promise Boca Raton Achievement Centers for Children & Families Boynton Beach Achievement Centers for Children & FamiliesEstablished in 1969, the Achievement Centers for Children & Families is a non-prot social services organization that serves at-risk families and children in Palm Beach County. The award winning services and nationally accredited programs serve over 700 children and 350 adults on two campuses. Services are targeted for children who are at the highest risk for poverty, abuse, abandonment or neglect and for low-income families and adults. For more information contact the Achievement Centers Foundation at 561-266-0003. The Spirit of Giving Network is a collaborative of community non-prot organizations primarily focused on children and families in South Palm Beach County. More than 60 non-prot organizations work together to strengthen the community, promote civic engagement and identify resources for the countys most underserved populations. For more information about the Spirit of Giving Network, visit www. spiritofgivingnetwork.com, Facebook or Twitter (@SOGNetwork) Family Promise believes that every child deserves a home. They are a network of 24 interfaith congregations from Boynton to Boca that empowers families with children, to move from homeless to sustained independence. Family Sheltering Program provides shelter, meals, and basic necessities for families experiencing homelessness. They provide employment assistance, budgeting, parenting, counseling, and play therapy for the children. Call 561-299-1430
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Enjoy the tips below that outline how to navigate your way through the holiday season. 15 Tips to Fighting the Holiday Bulge 1. Start your day with a healthy breakfast. If you dont, you will tend to overeat the rest of the day. Good rule to follow: eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and supper like a pauper. 2. Curb your appetite. Drink a glass of water before every meal. It will help you ll up faster and help you eat less. ESPECIALLY: First thing in the morning, before going to a party, and in between alcoholic beverages. It will keep you hydrated and keep your energy levels high. 3. Slow down. Eat slower and taste your food. It takes about 20 minutes for your brain to recognize how much is in your stomach. 4. Exercise on days you eat a holiday meal. Try to get a workout in on the days you know you will have a big holiday dinner. Your metabolism will be running higher and chances are you will choose better foods. 5. Keep a food diary. Tracking everything you put into your body will help to point out your weaknesses. You will then be able to focus on limiting your intake of certain foods and spot when you missed a meal. 6. Dont go anywhere hungry. Try to arrive at any holiday party having already eaten something healthy. That way you wont be prone to digging into high-calorie party foods. A good pre-party snack should include a glass of water, some protein and high ber carbs, such as an apple with peanut butter or whole grain crackers and cheese. 7. Maintain portion control. Pay attention to how much you put on your plate. Use smaller plates. Moderation is one of the most important elements in weight control especially at holiday parties. 8. Dont give up! Falling out of habits you are trying to accomplish for a few days, DOES NOT mean your effort is hopeless. Simply acknowledge that you slipped up or ate poorly and get back on your plan. New day, new start. 9. Decide how many drinks you are going to have before the party. Alcoholic drinks can pack more calories than a burger and fries at McDonalds, and drinks especially during the holidays. Eggnog, hot cocoa and cider all contain excess calories. Try to stick with your low-calorie choices such as wine, light beer or mixed drinks made with lowor no-calorie mixers. Also, try to drink a glass of water between alcoholic beverages. 10. Eat more fruits & vegetables. Choose a combination of small portion of your treats mixed with healthy foods, like fresh fruits or vegetables. 11. Throw the snack plate away. When at a party, if the plate is plastic, toss it. If it is a dish put it in the sink. The longer you hold on to your plate, the more you will eat. 12. Split dessert with somebody. This way you will only have half the calories. 13. Leave the kitchen. Dont hang out by the food table at home or at parties. Too much mindless eating. 14. If eating out, put half the meal in a box before you start eating. This will help you with portion control. 15. Make a workout calendar for yourself. Commit to a certain number of days per week that you exercise. Mark them off with a marker to show your progress. For more information and to learn how to survive the holidays, call 561-414-4441 or visit www.CoachKadel.comJulia C. Kadel CPT, CHHC, AADP Board Certied Holistic Health Coach Nutrition Counselor Personal Trainer Life Coach with CoachJulia KadelThird Annual Camp For A Cure Jan. 12-13Miami Marlins outelder Logan Morrison will host the third annual LoMo: Camp for a Cure on January 12-13, 2013 at the ELEV|8 Sports Institute (formerly Bucky Dent Baseball School) in Delray Beach. All proceeds from the camp will benet the American Lung Association, an organization Logan has been heavily involved with since his father lost a heroic battle with lung cancer. Teammates, including Bryan Petersen and John Buck, along with Marlins coaches of Logans are set to assist in the camp as well! Where: ELEV|8 Sports Institute (formerly Bucky Dent Baseball School) in Delray Beach, Florida When: January 12-13, 2013 (two-day camp) Ages: 7-18 Attendees of the camp will receive rst class professional baseball instruction, a camp t-shirt, food and drinks, an autographed baseball, an autograph session and various prizes. For more information about LoMo: Camp for a Cure, including registration, please visit www.lomo4lungs.org. health & wellness cornerSMART STRATEGIES FOR YOUR HOLIDAY FESTIVITIES HUMILITYby the Milagro Center StarsDuring this past month of November, the Milagro Center STARS explored the living value of HUMILITY. 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The Delray Beach Pineapple www.DelrayPineapple.com Are the 12 steps the only way?When most people think of addiction and recovery, they think of the 12 steps. This is largely because since 1935, Alcoholics Anonymous has been the mainstay of addiction treatment. There have been thousands upon thousands of successes through AA and NA (Narcotics Anonymous) over the years, but the results have been mixed for certain parts of the population. There is a large contingent that has not achieved sustainable recovery through the 12 steps and the reasons for this remain largely misunderstood. When a person relapses, they are typically accused of lacking commitment, effort, and desire. This is often true, but not always. There are many motivated and hard working individuals that keep relapsing for other, more complex reasons. They may spend years, in and out of different treatment centers, with only short stretches of sobriety to show for it. Their relapses are typically involuntary, where they really did not want to use, but could not prevent it despite their best efforts. They did what they could with the tools they had, but it was not enough to contain the raw power of an addictive urge to use. This is often due to some combination of poor relapse prevention skills, untreated conditions such as depression, anxiety, trauma, or an eating disorder, poor emotional support, and excessive drug and alcohol exposure. Another common reason for this is a fundamental psychological incompatibility with the 12-steps. Not every person has the capacity to truly internalize a spirituality-based recovery system to the degree required for success. This may be due to any combination of personality traits, personal beliefs and style of thought. This is not necessarily indicative of resistance from the individual, as has often been the assumption. This also does not reect any deciency in morality or integrity on the part of the individual either. In forcing the 12 steps, such individuals often struggle for years before nding recovery, if they ever even do. These same individuals can do a complete turnaround if placed in a recovery system that they are psychologically compatible with, and can fully internalize. Many individuals respond well to recovery systems that are based on modern psychological and medical principles. This is especially true in the modern era of the internet, where an ever growing percentage of the population has grown accustomed to researching topics of interest and remaining generally informed. These individuals are often used to making well-informed decisions, based on tangible evidence and information. They tend to employ advanced deductive and abstract reasoning when making the more difcult decisions in their life, which in recovery would equate to a pressured decision to not relapse. A cognitive behavioral and medical science based recovery system is compatible with this thought style and helps such individuals work with their strengths and information resources. They will often demonstrate a drastic and impactful improvement when nally engaging one of these systems, even after decades of failure in a traditional system. Chronic treatment failure in a traditional recovery system is also frequently do to problems with a co-occurring disorder such as depression, anxiety, eating disorders or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Situations such as these are often referred to as dual-diagnosis, where there is both addiction and the existence of another active psychiatric disorder. The biggest challenge with these situations is that an active co-existing disorder is almost always a direct trigger for the addiction. These conditions require independent treatment if there is to be any hope of improvement. A 12-step treatment model often cannot be applied as effectively when the individual is clinically depressed, anxious, or if they are suffering from an eating disorder or trauma. Certain parts of the 12-steps, which are critical for recovery success, can actually set a person back if they have one or more of these co-morbid conditions. These conditions create a certain degree of vulnerability to emotional injury, which has often become apparent when attempting the 4th step (taking inventory). Relapse and signicant emotional injury can result, especially when the individual suffers from PTSD or an eating disorder. These conditions, in particular, require highly specialized care from appropriately trained professionals. It is neither safe nor fair to subject a well-intentioned 12-step sponsor to one of these potentially dangerous situations that have no realistic opportunity for success. Interpreting the reasons for failure in recovery are equally as important as interpreting success. When motivated individuals fail, it is often because of incompatibility with the recovery system made available to them. There is nothing fundamentally wrong with the 12-steps; the compatibility is just not there for everyone for any number of different reasons. Co-existing disorders require independent attention, and treatment, in order for an affected individual to have a fair chance at success in recovery. Alternative recovery systems, such as those based on Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), are much more compatible with co-occurring disorders and often serve as the primary psychological treatment for depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, eating disorders and PTSD. These newer systems are now widely available and can help an individual nd success in even the most difcult cases. Dr. Raul Rodriguez Delray Center For Healing 403 SE 1st Street, Delray Beach, FL 33483 by Dr. Raul Rodriguez
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He needed a larger restaurant space, and he wanted to expand his menu to offer more of the trendy small-plate Spanish dishes called tapas. He set his sights on downtown Delray Beach, where many of his loyal customers lived. The aptly named Papas Tapas became the rst Spanish restaurant and tapas bar in the downtown area. The plan took shape when the family found a vacant commercial bay in the Pineapple Grove Arts District. The new space, at 259 NE Second Ave., would enable Papa to double his seating capacity, but it would require both interior and exterior upgrades to accommodate operations. Walling up an unneeded roll-up garage door, in the rear, could make room for a larger freezer, and replacing the two front doors with one centrally located door would create a more efcient oor plan. Thats when Kolensky approached the Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) about getting a Site Development Assistance grant, which offers qualied businesses a partial reimbursement for eligible exterior improvements to commercial properties. It is one of the CRAs many economic development incentives designed to encourage business expansion, foster job creation, and ultimately enhance the tax base within the CRA District. Papas family applied for the grant with the help of CRA Marketing and Grants Manager Elizabeth Burrows. They eventually received approval of a 25% reimbursement of their eligible costs, up to $6,800. Its always gratifying to help a family business, Burrows said. Were especially excited about helping Papas Tapas because they found a new home for their restaurant without having to leave Delray Beach. [The CRA] made everything possible for us, said Kolensky. And to make our dream a reality is super exciting. Papas Tapas opened in early September to rave reviews, and Papa is looking forward to introducing more diners to the tastes of his homeland, as more diners visit the restaurant. Born in Alicante, Spain, he relocated to New York City in 1969, where he worked in Spanish restaurants, before meeting his wife Susie. The couple moved to Rhode Island where they raised six children, many of whom are now working at Papas Tapas. The menu offers a variety of traditional Spanish dishes, but tapas (Spanish for little portions) take center stage. They are available as appetizers throughout the dinner hour, and from 9 to 11 p.m., the restaurant rolls out an expanded tapas selection, including empanadas, rosemary garlic wings, sauted shrimp, and papas aioli (garlic potato salad). Youll be able to order 15 or 20 different ones, said Kolensky. For the restaurants grand opening in the fall, Papa is planning to serve a huge seafood paella, along with Kolenskys homemade sangriaa favorite at the old Papas Caf. We are excited to open, said Papa. With the reputation we have now, were going to have big, big success.CRA GRANT HELPS PAPA PARRA REALIZE HIS DREAM By Jamie Salen The Pineapple Staff Writer Its not how much we give, but how much love we put into it. -Mother Teresa When you pass by the award winning Bond Street Salon on NE 2nd Ave., just off Atlantic Ave, the last thing you expect to see inside the upscale, sleek interior is parents lined up with their young children awaiting their turn for a free haircut. But on Saturday afternoons from 2pm to 5 pm, that is exactly what you will nd. There is a catch though four glass boxes, each labeled with the name of a different charity organization, takes the place of a cash register on the modern industrial countertop of the front desk, and every parent is encouraged to leave a donation for one, or more, of the four charity programs supported by the salon. This is just one of the many creative and innovative charity initiatives spearheaded by Bond Street owner Lauren Donald and master barber Ian Caven. The vintage 70s inspired salon opened its doors in 2005 and quickly gained a reputation as an elite environment for talented hair artisans to provide superior standards in hair care for all types of hair. Unlike other salons located east of Swinton Ave., within the downtown district, the concept behind Bond Street is to provide a multi-cultural, multiethnic, multi-generational and multi-gender atmosphere for Delray Beach. There is such loveliness in diversity and our real goal is to unite all races and economic classes through the enhancement of natural beauty, says Donald. The salon industry can seem segregated, and with Bond Street our vision was always to change that, she adds. Beyond the wonderful message Bond Streets concept of diversity brings to the Delray Beach community, the salon is also actively engaged in offering their venue and services to benet those in need. Master barber at Bond Street and jack-of-all-trades (also a famed local musician), Ian Caven, founded Inspired Charities, a not-for-prot foundation that provides wigs, hats and other head covering to children undergoing chemotherapy treatment for cancer and other blood-related illnesses at Miami Childrens Hospital. We do this wonderful work out of Bond Street Salon. The children who are able, come to us here and we do the tting and processing for their custom hair piece in a partition area, explains Caven. There is a specic method to tting children who have lost their hair due to disease. The scalp is very sensitive and the process can often be an emotional experience, he adds. Bond Street is also transformed into a charity fundraising event space whenever possible. On November 20th, Bond Street hosted an event to raise money for a summer camp program run by Diveheart, a non-prot dedicated to helping special needs children and adults, as well as military veterans, through scuba diving and water therapy. Divehearts is such a wonderful and creative charity. There are so many disabled or injured people who benet tremendously from weightlessness and that is just one benet out of so many with this program, explains Caven. On February 22nd the salon will host a Charity Casino Event to raise money for their charity endeavors. The Bond Street Salon team will convert their urban oasis into a scene out of a James Bond movie. What could be more perfect than a Bond theme for the Bond Street Salon, teases Donald. The skilled artisans from Bond Street will also participate in this years Haircutathon, set for March at the Miami Childrens Hospital. Its something we do every year, says Caven. My experience at Bond Street left me bursting with pride for Delray Beach. Our town has such an amazing group up business owners and employees and I have no doubt that as I continue to search the corners of our city, I will continue to nd altruism and generosity wherever I look. Bond Street Salon Inspires True Diversity GIVING BACK What could be more perfect than a Bond theme for the Bond Street Salon Lauren Donald Lauren Donald, founder of Bond Street Salon in Delray Beach, with barber Ian Caven. Photo credit: Janis Bucher Its always gratifying to help a family business Elizabeth Burrows, CRA Marketing Manager
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The Delray Beach Pineapple www.DelrayPineapple.com By Rigel Herman The Pineapple Staff Writer As of October, 2012, Delray Beach local and Personal Injury Attorney, Lee Cohen has started a new law rm, The Law Ofce of Lee Philip Cohen, PA. Formerly of Frankel & Cohen, LLC, Cohen specializes in injuries related to car accidents and slip and falls. Excited to begin this new venture, Cohen has enlisted a catchy helpline to assist his clients and ensure they never forget who to call when accidents happen. 1-800-CALL-LEE is a 24-hour call line that is easy to remember and provides direct contact with an actual lawyer, no matter where you are, or what time it is when an injurious situation occurs. Cohens services are free unless a settlement is recovered. As a Florida native and Delray Beach resident, Cohen is passionate about participating in city development and advancement. He is a founding member of The Delray 21 and a co-founder of The E.D.G.E. Group. Any success in a community is relationship driven, says Cohen. For Thanksgiving, Cohen helped to donate and distribute 200 holiday meals to families in need. He is also active in the nonprot organization, Prep and Sports. Cohen is a proud sponsor of the Christmas Tree festivities in Old School Square this month and youll see banners featuring his silhouette and phone number all around town. 1-800-CALL-LEE is sure to become a Delray Beach trademark; as in You Know You Live in Delray If-800-CALL-LEE is the rst thing you think when you see a fender bender on Atlantic Ave. Check out Cohens website at www.calllee.com, send him an email to lee@call-lee. com or stop by his ofce and say Hello. 19 S. Swinton Ave., Delray BeachLocal attorney opens new rm with memorable tag
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The Delray Beach Pineapple www.DelrayPineapple.com By Harvey Brown Special to The Pineapple Question: Is it OK to let other people drive my car? Answer: In a word, no; but let me expand upon that. While we all would like to be helpful and generous to family, and friends, by allowing them to occasionally use our cars, the fact of the matter is the law may not reward our generosity. If you cause an accident with your vehicle, you understand that if someone is injured, that you will likely be sued for causing their injury. Conversely, if someone hits you and hurts you in an automobile accident, you would very likely sue them for your injuries and suffering. When you allow a friend or family member to drive your car, you put yourself at great nancial risk, since responsibility of ownership of your vehicle follows YOU. You as the owner of the car, and your friend as the driver, could each possibly be sued separately. Some of my clients have said they feel pressure to loan their vehicle to a family member or friend, and it is difcult for them to say no. At times I have told my clients to have the friend or family member who wishes to borrow their car, to call me and I have explained to them why their request is not reasonable. Youve worked too hard accumulating assets to put them at such unnecessary risk. If you dont yet have any savings or nancial assets, help protect your future earnings by limiting your risk now. Saying no now may protect you in the future in ways you may never know! It is a bitter pill to put everything youve worked for at risk for the actions of another. We always advise our clients to avoid loaning their vehicle, unless it is absolutely necessary. Advice like this is one of the many advantages of having an agent. Next Month: How much Liability coverage should I carry? The Harvey L. Brown Agency are experts in auto, home, business, life/health and represent over 40 companies. If you have questions or concerns about your insurance, DELRAY MEDICAL CENTER UNVEILS NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART CARDIAC LAB DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow. com) Delray Medical Center announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art Cardiac Electrophysiology Lab. The 1,000-squarefoot facility features multiple lighting levels, a mapping system upgrade, and an 80-inch monitor for better viewing. A cardiac electrophysiology lab is used to treat a wide range of arrhythmia disorders, including atrial brillation, a leading cause of stroke. These catheter-based procedures can treat rhythm disorders without the need for surgery, which may reduce recovery time and complications. Specically, Delray Medical Center has acquired the Allura Xper FD10 X-ray system from Philips for its cardiac electrophysiology lab. This fully digital system enables physicians to capture and view detailed images of a patients coronary structure, thereby facilitating faster and more accurate diagnosis and treatment of cardiac disease, while providing minimal radiation exposure to their patients. In addition, Delray Medical Center will be the only Electrophysiology Lab in Palm Beach County that will have the DoseAware system. This system gives real-time feedback of X-ray doses, so doctors and staff minimize the exposure of radiation. The system also enables a physician to have better patient access during an exam due to the systems compact design. The Bodyguard system maneuvers quickly around the patient for optimal visualization, but will never collide with the patient or staff. Another added benet is the digital Philips Flat Detector. This special screen helps to provide outstanding image quality, with less distortion than older imaging technologies. The Flat Detector helps to enhance diagnostic condence and promotes better visualization during interventional procedures. Both our patients and clinicians can benet from the speed and outstanding image accuracy of this new X-ray system, explained Chief Executive Ofcer Mark Bryan. It will allow our physicians to complete a variety of diagnostic and interventional procedures safer and faster, and that means the patient is off the table and on their way to recovery and discharge much sooner. REALTIME MARKETING GROUP DEVELOPS WEBSITE AND SOCIAL PRESENCE FOR FESTIVAL MANAGEMENT GROUP DELRAY BEACH, FL RealTime Marketing Group announced the expansion of their partnership with Festival Management Group (FMG) of Delray Beach. FMG has contracted RealTime in the past to promote events such as the Delray Beach Garlic Fest, the Delray Affair, the Delray Beach St. Patricks Day Parade, and the First Annual Delray Beach Wine & Seafood Festival, and together, have won multiple awards for their highly successful marketing efforts. Most recently, RealTime has been retained by Festival Management Groups to launch their new website, at www. festivalmanagementgroup.com, which showcases the numerous events that FMG produces, as well as sponsorship opportunities, local hotel accommodations, and vendor information. Terra Spero, CEO of RealTime says, Festival Management Group has to be one of our most exciting partnerships because they produce some of the areas most popular events. These events are some of what has earned Delray Beach the title of Most Fun Small Town in America, and were thrilled to be a part of them. DELRAY BEACH ITC VOLLEYGIRLS SELECTS SQUAD CAPTAIN AND CHOREOGRAPHER DELRAY BEACH, FL The Delray Beach International Tennis Championships (ITC) unique promotional squad The VolleyGirls has appointed Justine Rodolico as Captain and Choreographer for its 2013 team, as announced by Marlena Hall, ITC Director of Sports Marketing and VolleyGirls Coordinator. Rodolico has been a member of the VolleyGirls since 2011, and has over two decades of dance experience. With a background of performing throughout South Florida, she is a highly-skilled and wellrespected dancer, teacher and choreographer. We are thrilled to welcome Justine Rodolico as our new choreographer and captain for the VolleyGirls, said Hall. She has already proven herself as a leader on the team with her experience over the past two years. Rodolico has been training at private dance studios all over South Florida for the last 21 years. She is trained in, and has taught, ballet, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, modern, and acrobatics. Rodolico attended J.P Taravella High School in Coral Springs, where she served as dance team captain. Studying under the direction of former VolleyGirls choreographer, Amy Williams, she quickly became an exploratory dance teacher. In April 2010, she graduated from Florida International University earning her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Dance with a focus in professional and educational studies. Rodolico has choreographed and performed in numerous FIU dance showcases and was a principal dancer for local contemporary company, MusInc, in 2008. She currently serves as the assistant artistic director of Xpress Yourself Dance Studio in Coral Springs. In addition, she dances and models for Eye on Events, and choreographs with contemporary company The Movement Project under the direction of Diana Hoffmaster. The Movement Project completed their rst performance at the Rinker Playhouse at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in May 2011. DELRAY BEACH PLAYHOUSE ANNOUNCES AN EVENING TO REMEMBER The Delray Beach Playhouse announces a New Childrens Theatre Scholarship Fund. The endowment is being established by the Robert M. Sandelman Foundation with a $25,000 donation that will support The Childrens Theatre scholarships and programming beginning January 1, 2013. All proceeds from this benefit night will also go to the New Childrens Theatre Scholarship Fund. Dinner will include favorite Italian dishes compliments of Carrabbas Italian Grill, salads, and desserts. After dinner a performance of The Sound Of Music will begin on the Main Stage at 8:00pm. This Rogers and Hammerstein Musical tells the story of Maria von Trapp and the seven children who changed her life forever. THE SOUND OF MUSIC opens on November 30 and plays through December 16. Tickets are $30.00 and Student Tickets are half-price. For reservations, call The Playhouse Box Ofce at (561) 272-1281 Ext. 4. Group rates available for 20+. EVENT: Announcement of Scholarship Fund at An Evening to Remember PLACE: The Delray Beach Playhouse 950 NW 9th Street (Off Swinton Avenue in Lake Ida Park) DATE: Sat., Dec. 1, 2012 TIMES: Dinner (Compliments of Carrabbas Italian Grill)/Silent Auction/ Drawings at 6:00 PM / Show THE SOUND OF MUSIC at 8:00 PM ADMISSION: Dinner $30, $15 for children 18 and younger Show $30, $15 for children 18 and younger biz briefs DID YOU EVER WONDER ? Insurance Q & A Christine King, President of Your Best Fit Inc. was recently appointed to serve on the Board of Directors for the Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce. Ive been doing business in Delray Beach for 16 years and Im honored to serve on this board. Our business community is experiencing change and it is with great pleasure that I am able to help the chamber work through these transitions for the betterment of our local businesses. After a horric accident Ms. King broke her back and was paralyzed from the waist down in 1996. The doctors attribute her recovery and the reuse of her legs to her physical condition pre-accident. After regaining movement in her legs, King became nationally certied by the American Council on Exercise and has also become a Post-Rehabilitative and Medical Exercise Specialist. Known as South Floridas First Lady of Fitness; she is a contributing writer for local, regional and national publications and is frequently featured on radio shows to educate people on various health and tness topics. King is the recipient of the prestigious Sun Sentinel Excalibur Award, Two time recipient of the Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce Ken Ellingsworth Community Service Award, Delray Chamber Small Business Recognition Award, as well as Small Business Person of the Year Award. She was also twice recognized as Executive Women of the Palm Beaches: Nominee for Women in Leadership Award. King Appointed to Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
www.DelrayPineapple.com The Delray Beach Pineapple November 27: 8:30 AM 9:30 AM Economic Development Committee At Delray Beach Library November 28: 11:45 AM 1:15 PM Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors At Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce November 29: 11:30 AM 1:15 PM Annual Chamber Legislative Luncheon At Bethesda Memorial Hospital Clayton Conference Center November 29: 5:00 PM 10:00 PM Tree Lighting and Holidays on the Ave At Delray Beach Center for the Arts December 3: 5:00 PM 7:00 PM Grand Opening: Agewell South Physical Therapy & Fitness At Agewell South Physical Therapy & Fitness December 3: 5:00 PM 7:00 PM Grand Opening: Florida Blue at Florida Blue December 6: 5:00 PM 7:00 PM Annual Chamber of Commerce Holiday Party Location: Old School Square December 8: 7:30 PM 10:00 PM Annual Delray Beach Holiday Parade Location: Along Atlantic Avenue December 7: 6:30 PM 10:00 PM Boynton Delray Holiday Boat Parade December 10: 5:00 PM 6:30 PM Chairmans Club Holiday Party Location: 50 Ocean December 11: 3:30 PM 4:30 PM Chamber Programming Committee Meeting At Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce December 13: 12:00 AM 11:59 PM Leadership Delray Day Class of 2012-13 December 14: 11:45 AM 1:15 PM Executive Committee Meeting of the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce At Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce December 14: 8:00 AM 9:30 AM Government Affairs Committee At Delray Beach Center for the Arts December 17: 11:45 AM 1:00 PM Budget & Finance Committee At Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce December 18: 8:30 AM 9:30 AM Economic Development Committee At Delray Beach Library December 19: 11:45 AM 1:15 PM Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors At Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce Dec 31, 2012 to Jan 1, 2013 4:00 PM 12:05 AM First Night January 4, 2013 11:45 AM 1:00 PM Ambassadors Monthly Meeting At Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce January 8, 2013 7:00 AM 9:00 AM 12th Annual Mayors Interfaith Prayer Breakfast At Pompey Park January 9, 2013 12:00 PM 1:30 PM Chairmans Club Monthly Luncheon January 16, 2013 12:00 AM 11:59 PM Leadership Delray Day Class of 2012-13 CHAMBER DAY PLANNER Episcopal Day School St. Pauls Best little school with a large heart for pre-schoolers and their families. 50 year tradition of lovingly preparing 3 and 4 year olds for 3 and 4 year olds for years of academic successin an intimate setting of friendship, loving staff, and a caring environment. VPK PROVIDER 12/18 10am COME TO BETHLEHEM www.delraypineapple.comDELRAY BEACHCITY DIRECTORYDelray Beach City Hall 100 NW 1st Avenue Delray Beach, Florida 33444 www.mydelraybeach.comGeneral Information (561) 243-7000 Emergency 9-1-1 Non-Emergency (561) 243-7800 Citizen Service Requests (561) 243-7012 City Managers Ofce (561) 243-7010 Utility Billing (561) 243-7100 Water/Sewer Maint. (561) 243-7312 Parks & Recreation (561) 243-7250 Municipal Golf Course (561) 243-7380 City Clerks Ofce (561) 243-7050 Jobline (561) 243-6201 PBC Animal Control (561) 276-1344 Police Department (561) 243-7888 Fire Department (561) 243-7400 The Chamber welcomed (clockwise from top left) The Grove, Fly Dry Blow Dry, ICB Gallery and Casa DiPepe as new Chamber members and businesses in Pineapple Grove. Guests enjoyed live music, along with food and drink pairings.Americas Best Contacts & Eyeglasses store at Delray Marketplace changes consumers outlook at reasonable prices is now available to Delray Beach residents, with the grand opening of the latest Americas Best Contacts & Eyeglasses at the Marketkplace, 14545-H South Military Trail in Delray Beach. Americas Best offers a full range of optical services, including eyeglasses, contact lenses, and a selection of more than 700 frames. They are the nations fastest growing optical retailer with over 325 stores nationwide. Offering a full range of optical goods, including eyeglasses, contact lenses and a selection of more than 1,500 frames, customers can get two complete pairs of glasses including single vision plastic lenses from $69.95, and a free eye exam (offered by N.L. Elgut, M.D., and Associates). There are more than 500 frames included in this offer. For people who want designer frames, various brands are available, including RayBan, Vogue, Bebe, Sean John, Argyle Culture and more. Contact lens wearers may opt for an EyeCare ClubSM membership for $99, which includes contact lens exams for three years up to two per year and contacts for as low as $12.49 a box. N.L. Elgut, M.D., and Associates offers eye exams, which include full medical and ocular history, glaucoma screening, visual acuity measurement, peripheral vision screening, depth perception and color vision screening, objective and subjective refraction, internal and external eye health evaluation and prescription evaluation. The new store is open Monday through Friday 9 am to 7 pm and Saturday 9 am to 6 pm. For more information, visit the Americas Best Web site at www.twopair.com. AgeWell South Physical Therapy 5180 W. Atlantic Ave, Suite 112, Delray Florida Blue 1501 N. 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www.DelrayPineapple.com The Delray Beach Pineapple By Jim Smith, SAFE Chairman Special to The Pineapple At the November 13th Delray Beach City Commission Meeting more than 350 Delray Beach residents overowed the Commission Chambers. An hour before the meeting was scheduled to start, television cameras and reporters were set up outside City Hall, as residents congregated in a protest rally against the proposed density of Atlantic Crossing (formerly Atlantic Plaza II). The meeting was delayed as the Mayor and the City Manager, called in the police to assist in crowd control. Since the Chamber Room could accommodate only half of the crowd, the Mayor directed the overow to Conference Room A or the lobby as both were equipped with giant monitors and sound. The Mayor and police did a terric job of calming the audience and maintaining order throughout a rather raucous meeting. The audience, for the most part, was composed of those who opposed the proposed conditional use request to increase the residential density of the project. Even though there were many people who wished to make comments to the Commissioners, the Mayor said he would allow each person a full three minutes, but warned that it would be a very long night which it was. The Commissioners listened, and listened, and listened more. As each Commissioner discussed the proposal, it became clear that there would be no vote for or against that night. Instead the Commission voted 5-0 to give direction to the redeveloper to revise the plan. The primary direction given by the Commissioners was for the redevelopers to go back to the drawing board and return with a plan that reduced the number of dwelling units. The Commissioners also suggested that there should be fewer 1-bedroom apartments, more condos, lease restrictions that would prevent transients, etc. The meeting to reconsider will be during the regular City Commission Meeting of December 4th. SAFE was pleased that the redeveloper, at SAFEs urging, attached the following conditions to their conditional use request: 1. The applicant will work with the city of Delray Beach and TDM experts to include features in the project that will minimize the trafc load on Atlantic Avenue, particularly as it may impact the trafc at the Atlantic Avenue Bridge, and north of NE 1st Street on 7th Avenue. 2. The applicant will encourage the city to utilize the previously agreed to $150,000 shuttle funding to improve service, reduce wait time, and expand service beyond what exists today. 3. The applicant will consult with a TDM expert on initiatives which could be implemented by Atlantic Crossing; and, host a meeting with these experts and other interested parties 4. The applicant will implement an employee transportation program that offers nancial incentives for employees to use alternative means of transportation 5. The applicant will support trafc improvements at NE 1st Street and 6th Avenue, and NE 1st Street and 7th Avenue, that are designed and endorsed by the adjacent community and the city of Delray Beach to mitigate any increased trafc in this area associated with the project re-development. In the event it is determined by those parties that a new traffic signal and right turn lane at NE 1st Street and 6th Avenue, is appropriate, and desired, and assuming sufficient right of way exists to accommodate such right turn lane, the developer agrees to pay for such improvements. Similarly, if such a determination is made to close 7th Avenue north of 1st Street, the developer agrees to pay for such closure, not to exceed $20,000. 6. The applicant will work with SAFE, Delray Beach and FDOT to maximize pedestrian safe crossing of Atlantic Avenue between 6th Avenue and Veterans Park. 7. The applicant will, in addition to public bike racks placed throughout the project site, provide both tenant and employee inside bicycle storage facilities. Employee facilities will also include lockers and showers. At SAFEs request, the redeveloper arranged a Transportation Demand Management Summit Meeting that was held the day after the Commission Meeting to discuss programs that the redeveloper could take to reduce the number of trafc trips during peak hours and to mitigate the total number of daily trafc trips. SAFE arranged for several experts to offer their suggestions. Those included Phil Winters, the # 1 TDM guru in Florida from the University of South Florida; South Florida Commuter Service (SFCS) Deputy Director Sabrina Glenn; City of Boca Raton Transportation Demand Initiative Administrator Luisa Forney; and, FDOT4 Mobility Coordinator Larry Hymowitz. The redeveloper also invited Chamber of Commerce, City, CRA, and DDVA ofcials to attend. As a result of the meeting, SFCS volunteered to assist the redeveloper in designing TDM initiatives for Atlantic Crossing and, if called upon, to assist the Chamber of Commerce, the City, the CRA, and the DDVA as well. On November 15th, SAFE learned that the redeveloper is considering a further outreach effort by holding focus group meetings of the various stakeholders. SAFE believes that as a result of City Commission action and the applicants willingness to compromise, Atlantic Crossings will be built and that it will be a win/win/win for all. And, with more people living downtown, Pineapple Groves fitness centers, spas, hair salons, restaurants, and shops will prosper, too. The quality of life we all enjoy will not be diminished by Atlantic Crossing if the necessary steps to mitigate trafc to an acceptable level are taken. Delray Beach will just be more vibrant, more fun, and remain the Village by the Sea that we all treasure!GUEST COMMENTARY: Atlantic Crossing Update
The Delray Beach Pineapple www.DelrayPineapple.com Call 561-299-1430 By Rigel Herman The Pineapple Contributing WriterCool Fashion Tips For DecemberPerhaps its because Im from Chicago, but I absolutely love fall and winter fashions. And even though were in Florida, the weather is changing a little bit. Im personally going to embrace the slight temperature change with tweaks to my wardrobe. Theres something about layers, scarves and boots that I adore. I think its more of a challenge to style outts when its chilly; you want to look chic while staying warm. Plus the designers have a more difcult task in the colder months. To create looks that are functional and spectacular is easy when its hot outside, but is much harder when its freezing. Theyre creativity never ceases to amaze me, and inspires me to get clever with my interpretation of Winter Dressing in Florida. This is my rst winter living in Florida. Do people wear boots and sweaters? Janet, Delray Beach Yes! Nothing says Weekend Tourist from Wisconsin like a sundress and ip-ops in December in Delray. Most people that live here year round or just for the Season, begin to transition their wardrobes in November. Obviously you dont want to be sweating through your cashmere. Fortunately, though, you can get the cozy look without overheating by buying light weight cardigans and layering them over tank tops. While heavy, cable-knit sweaters are pretty much out, there are so many options in knit-wear now that are much cooler. Look for cotton sweaters instead of wool, or blends like cotton and acrylic. And as for boots, Yes! I cant imagine not wearing them when theyre all I see in the stores and online. Pick a sleek riding boot, pair it with leggings, a tank and a cardigan and youre all set! Ive seen a lot of bright colors in the stores, but this time of year, I tend to stick to black. Can I wear color in the winter? Sarah, Delray Beach When I rst moved to Florida, I went color crazy! I was buying hues I didnt even know existed in Chicago and in prints, (think Miami Vice meets vintage Lily Pulitzer). It wasnt good, but I couldnt help myself. The point is, when the sun is shining, most of us are relatively happy and happy dressing usually results in colorful clothing. However, even though its nice and bright outside, the color palette should be a bit different this time of year. Instead of brilliant brights, try mustard or cobalt. The color of the season, according to the runways, is denitely merlot so shades of burgundy are super on trend. Of course, emerald green is always rich looking and metallics add a lot of pizzazz when paired with basic black or grey. What is a peplum? I keep hearing about them, but I have no idea what it is or how to wear one? Claire, Boca Raton Peplum comes from the Greek word Peplos, which, way back in the day, was a womens garment similar to a tunic. Basically its an overskirt that is usually attached to a blouse, jacket or dress. Anyway, peplums are here to stay, at least for another season or so. The best thing about peplum tops is that they are amazingly attering. They hide the sins on your mid-section and can be either very sophisticated or irresistibly cute. Obviously the big designers are using them to death, and as a result, there are tons of affordable ones out there. Structured peplum tops look elegant with sleek trousers or a pencil skirt. More casual, looser tting peplums are great with distressed denim or even shorts for a playful, trendy look. My advice, dont spend a fortune; they wont be in favor forever. But for now, scoop one up thats reasonably priced and feel feminine and irty, as they make any body look curvy. Rigel Herman is the Manager of Atlantic Avenue boutique, Palm Beach Native Sun, a freelance stylist and closet re-organizer. She is also a die-hard follower of fashion. Ask her your questions by emailing her at: email@example.com
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The Delray Beach Pineapple www.DelrayPineapple.com By Ed Maass The Pineapple Staff Writer While most, if not all of us, are somewhere between beginning our holiday shopping, or nishing the last few items, this time of year we begin thinking of the wishes, wants and needs of the upcoming year. I recently conducted my very own unscientic survey and nearly everyone I spoke with has one (or a combination of) the following three goals for the New Year: lose weight, quit smoking, save more money. While I cant help with the rst two, I might be able to offer some insight into the third. Lets face it, wouldnt we all like to know that the choices we make with our money are smart and that we are right more often than wrong. It all begins by getting your nancial house in order. I use the term nancial house because like a house, which has many rooms and hallways, so does your nancial well-being. Your nancial well-being may include; debt reduction, paying for college, buying a house, or vacation home, retirement investing, having a new baby, getting married, getting divorced and, of course, saving more. If you want to increase the likelihood of achieving your nancial goals for 2013 and beyond, please read on. First, you must set your sights on a clear and specic target and focus on the bulls eye. If you dont have something to aim for, then you certainly have little to no chance of hitting it. Whatever you seek to achieve, you must rst identify the end result that you desire (the destination or target). Its one thing to say, I would like to achieve this or that, but quite another to actually do so. Throughout the years I have found that most people have good intentions and desires, but unfortunately do not take the necessary actions to secure the end result. Long ago I discovered that there are two key components towards achieving goals, whether nancial/investment, business or personal. To begin, you must set a realistic goal. If you set the bar too high it may lead to disappointment, and, more often than not, failure. The second is to write down the goal, starting with the end result, and then work backwards on that which is required in order to achieve it. Remember If you dont know where you are goingany road will take you there. If saving more money is the goal, you need to determine: How much more? In what period of time? How will you do it? Will it be through increased income, investment returns, spending reductions or some combination thereof? You might also want to begin the New Year by paying yourself rst. Yes you read that right, Pay Yourself First. Set up a systematic (automatic) savings/investment plan and faithfully deposit into your account each and every month, just like you would pay your electric bill, car payment, rent or mortgage. While many of you reading this will certainly have the best intention of putting your nancial house in order, the vast majority will not. Its just easier to put off doing it until a later time, which in turn, means it doesnt get done at all. Big goals can create a fear of failure. Lack of goals guarantees it HAVE A HAPPY HOLIDAY SEASON AND A PROSPEROUS GOAL PLANNING NEW YEAR!Ed Maass is a Certied Financial Planner, Chartered Financial Consultant, and Chartered Life Underwriter. Located in Downtown Delray 0663, or by email at Ed@physicianswealthcare.comTIS THESEASON To wrap up my unplanned series reviewing the ve Historical Districts of Delray Beach, which are featured in the Local Register of Historical Places, we nally get to go beachside. The Nassau Park District runs elegantly perpendicular to our beautiful beach here in Delray. Starting at Venetian, and ending at A1A, the Nassau District is one of our easier to nd historical areas, simply due to it being named Nassau Street. Approximately four blocks South of Atlantic resides the memories of the 1930s resort lifestyle here in Delray Beach. Platted in 1935, this area is home to just 17 classic Cape Cod Colonial Revival style cottages, all with their own distinct feel and elegance. Clapboard siding, multi-paned windows, and clearly dened entrance ways, will have you intrigued before you even park your car. Although modest in size (most of the cottages are between 1400 1600 sq/ft) the attention to detail is stunning. The quality of the buildings is no surprise considering the rst home in the area was designed by Sam Ogren, Sr., who designed many of Delrays most memorable structures, including Delray Beach High School. Interesting trivia is that the street was originally named Jo-Jo Street. but renamed to Nassau by the developer R.C. McNeil, in 1935. It wasnt until 1988 that the City of Delray Beach bestowed the Nassau District with its Historical Designation. Intrigued? Sound like somewhere you would like to live? Well for now you may have to settle for renting, as currently none of the homes in this area are for sale, according to the South Florida MLS. The most recent sale was a twobedroom, two-bath cottage built in 1964. This home sold in April for just under $500,000, placing its sale price at well over $400 per square foot. The highest sale in the last ten years was for $755,000 back in May of 2007. It was a completely redone home, built in 1937, with just over 1600 square feet under air. Feel like renting a beachside oasis? The rents in this area will run from $2000 a month for an unfurnished annual lease, up to $5000 for a seasonal furnished unit, that is, if you can nd availability looks like this year they are all leased up. Next time you want to walk off an incredible Sunday morning brunch from Caffe Luna Rosa, I suggest taking a stroll just a few short blocks south to get a close up view of history.by Kurt Lehmannwww.kurtlehmann.comreal estateWere Moving to Nassau . No, Not the Bahamas!
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The Delray Beach Pineapple www.DelrayPineapple.com Arts Garage has a festive December planned with a glittering mix of music and theatre. Each show this month is a gift to be enjoyed and shared. So if you are looking for the perfect present, why not give your friends, co-workers and loved ones the gift of entertainment? Tickets to anyone of Arts Garages shows is sure to bring holiday cheer! As we close out 2012, we are presenting a dazzling line up, said Alyona Ushe, Executive Director of Arts Garage. The holidays are all about excitement, and we certainly have that! Voices of Pride will put their unique spin on some holiday classics, and The Chassidic Jazz Project is a special treat for Hanukkah, continues Ushe. Our Global Invasion series returns with a trio of legends whose performances are truly magical. Garage Blues brings champion guitarist Mac Arnold. And we are delighted to showcase piano prodigy Antonio Madruga. Then, to end our years musical journey, we are thrilled to be hosting a CD launch party for Dr. Lonnie Smith! Want more? The new season of Theatre at Arts Garage launches this month, with the hysterical revenge comedy, Exit, Pursued by a Bear. Brilliant, funny and thought-provoking, you wont want to miss the laughs! For more information, and ticket sales, www.artsgarage.org Saturday 12/1, 8:00 pmSpecial Event: Voices of PrideTickets: $35-$50 in advance $5 more at the door. The holidays are the perfect time for sequins and glitter, so kick off your holiday season in style, with class, and just a touch of crass! Voices of Pride will warm your hearts with gorgeous renditions of familiar holiday tunes and they will have you laughing out loud and rolling your eyes at others. Of course, there are always surprise guests and grand costumes that are a VOP hallmark. Grab some friends and come enjoy an evening of holiday celebration like none other. Thursday 12/7 12/30 Wednesday-Friday: 7:30 pm Saturday Matinee: 2:00 pm Sunday: 7:00 pmTheatre at Arts Garage: Exit, Pursued by a BearTickets: $30-$40 Thelma and Louise meets the Coen Brothers in this southern fried ngerlickin new comedy! A contemporary Southern revenge comedy that disarms stereotypes of domestic abuse with wild humor, Bear is part I Love Lucy, part Jacobean tragedy, and part feminist power ballad. Set in the North Georgia Mountains, the ever-sweet Nan nally ips the story on her abusive husband, Kyle, taking back her life. With the help of her colorful friends, her idolization of Jimmy Carter, and one violent Shakespearean stage direction, this play aint over till the bears are in pursuit. Bear is RAW and HILARIOUS American Theatre Magazine Saturday 12/8, 8:00 pmJazz Project: The Chassidic Jazz ProjectTickets: $25-$35. $5 more at the door In celebration of Hanukkah, Arts Garage invites the innovative Chassidic Jazz Project ensemble to the stage for an eclectic program. Formed in 1998 by veteran jazz drummer and composer Reuben Hoch, the Project now boasts seven musiciansincluding internationally renowned percussionist Robert Thomas and guitarist Tom Lippincottand instrumentation that ranges from viola to saxophone. The group has performed at grand venues all over the country, including the Broward Center for the Performing Arts and the New York Jewish Music and Heritage Festival. Now, they combine at Arts Garage to bring South Florida audience the best in liturgical inspiration. Tuesday 12/11, 7:30 pmGlobal Invasion: Ian Maskin, Susana Behar, Jose LuisTickets: $25-$35. $5 more at the door Join us at the Arts Garage for a night of unique and magical fusion of amenco, classical, and world music. Russian-born cellist and composer Ian Maksin returns to Arts Garage in collaboration with renowned world artists vocalist Susana Behar and guitarist Jose Luis Rodriguez. Maksin has been quickly gaining international recognition for his unique sound, style and vision. He performs over 100 concerts around the world annually, as a soloist as well as part of iAN&ANi Duo with Bulgarian pianist Ani Gogova. His new CD Tango Plus is a melange of classical music, tango, amenco and other passionate and electrifying rhythms from Spain and Latin America. Besides classical music, he has collaborated with such artists as Andrea Bocelli, Sting, P. Diddy, Snoop Dogg and Gloria Estefan. Cuban-born vocalist Susana Behar shares her passion for Latin American popular song, coupled with the evocative music of her Sephardic ancestors. Her concerts feature world music sounds, captivating her audiences with her sultry voice and style, while moving with ease from delicate intimacy to engaging intensity. She has performed in concerts and festivals in the United States, South America and Japan. The music of Jose Luis Rodrigues blends elements of many different cultures and styles. His work is born from the essential roots of amenco, guided by a personal aesthetic and supported by his great capacity for interpretation and impeccable technique. He has accompanied many important amenco artists in Spain, has performed in some of the most notable concert halls around the world and was the composer for Cristina Hoyos Flamenco Ballet for nine years. Saturday 12/15, 8:00 pm Garage Blues: Mac ArnoldTickets: $25-$35. $5 more at the door Champion guitarist Mac Arnold has played with music icons James Brown, Otis Redding, and B.B. King, and toured with the Muddy Waters Band. Now he is back with his own band, Plate Full O Blues, with guitarist Austin Brashier, drummer Mike Whitt, and musical everyman Max Hightower, and a solid foundation in blues, soul and funk. Mac Arnolds curriculum vitae is so impressive its hard to believe it all happened to one man. His rst band included James Brown on piano. When Mac moved to Chicago to play the blues, Muddy Waters hired him on the spot. He toured and recorded with the Muddy Waters Band and recorded LPs with Otis Spann and John Lee Hooker. Mac later moved to Los Angeles and produced Soul Train with his friend Don Cornelius. He even played bass on the television show Sanford & Son when wasnt playing bass for Otis Redding and B.B. King. Saturday 12/22, 8:00 pm Jazz Project: Antonio MadrugaTickets: $25 to $35. $5 more at the door At just 18 years old, Antonio Madruga dominates the piano like he has been playing in dusty honky-tonks for decades. A true jazz piano prodigy, Antonio began playing the piano when he was three years old, and by the time he was 10 he was performing in Italy. He has been featured in an HBO documentary, and has played numerous times in the Miami International Piano Festival. He was awarded the Ella Fitzgerald Award for outstanding soloist at the 2011 Essentially Ellington Competition, and Wynton Marsalis has chosen him as one of the upcoming Whos Got Next new generation of upcoming jazz artists. In 2009, at the age of 16, he shared the stage with Paquito DRivera and Wynton Marsalis at the White House performing for the Obamas. Saturday 12/29, 8:00 pmJazz Project: Dr. Lonnie Smith CD Release PartyTickets: $25-$35. $5 more at the door Dr. Lonnie Smith is a true musical genius. He has won a plethora of critics polls as the worlds premier organist/keyboardist, and he was recently inducted into the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame, as well as the Jazz Organ Fellowships Hall of Fame. He was named the Organ Keyboardist of the Year in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, and 2009 by the Jazz Journalist Association. Celebrating the release of his new album The Healer, Dr. Smith brings his distinct sound to Arts Garage. Witness this organ virtuoso as he presents a program full of original compositions along with classic favorites.CELEBRATE DECEMBER AT ARTS GARAGE Chassidic Jazz Susana Behar Antonio Madruga Dr. Lonnie Smith Voices of Pride Mac Arnold
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However, the marriage depicted by the lead characters in the play is anything but brilliant! Nan Carter is caught in the proverbial bear trap. Fed up with her abusive husband, Kyle, she collaborates with her friends to feed him to the bears in the woods outside the house! While that biting scenario may sound extreme, the planned plot takes us on a journey of wit, insight, and just plain laughout-loud developments. This play epitomizes how humor allows us to look at challenging subjects and then initiate a dialog, says Tyrrell. Spousal abuse and bullying are very serious topics, but the insightful way Gunderson blends wisecracks and wisdom is really remarkable. I think our audience will be thoroughly entertainedits serious fun Tyrrell believes that while the show is lled with laughter, it allows the audience to address difcult topics in a new light. As a main stage work for an adult audience, this play is unique and compelling. But, I also selected this piece for our STAGE IT! education-outreach program, which brings students from area schools to Arts Garage for matinee performances, explained Tyrrell. This program is an incredible opportunity for these students to not only experience live theater, but to immerse themselves in an issue that is vital for all of us to understand. Students will attend workshops where they will learn to craft their own monologues, using the play as inspiration. From hundreds of student monologues, we will then create a student production,Sticks & Stones, that will be performed at Arts Garage in early 2013. Exit Pursued by a Bear is an extraordinary new work, continues Tyrrell. It makes us laugh it stimulates our intellect, and illuminates an important issue. We are very excited about this production! Theatre at Arts Garage kicks off rst production with Exit Pursued by a BearFrom left, David Hemphill, David Nail (in chair), Niki Fridh, Lindsey Forgey. Concert #2 ~ Ninth SeasonFriday, Dec. 7 at The Colony Hotel525 East Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach Guest Artists Born Lau, viola, and Aaron Merritt, Violoncello Mozart: Grand Sestetto Concertante, K. 364 Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence Brahms: Scherzo from Sextet in B at, op 18 Tickets:Single Admission: $35 per event Season Subscription (5 concerts) : $150 For information and reservations: Delray String Quartet THE DELRAY BEACH PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS THE SOUND OF MUSICDELRAY BEACH, FL As a special holiday presentation for the entire family, The Delray Beach Playhouse is presenting Rodgers and Hammersteins The Sound of Music, one of the most popular and inspiring musicals of all time. The Show begins November 30 and runs through December 16, 2012. Based on the true story of the Trapp Family Singers, The Sound of Music tells the story of a young postulant named Maria who became a governess in the home of Capt. George Von Trapp, an autocratic Austrian Naval Ofcer. It was an assignment that would eventually become her lifes work. A smash hit on Broadway, The Sound of Music went on to become the most successful motion picture of its time, a favorite with music lovers of all ages. The songs in the show have become American standards, including Do-Re-Mi, Edelweiss, You Are Sixteen, So Long, Farewell and Climb Every Mountain. The Sound of Music stars Jeannette Thompson as Maria and Michael Cartwright as Capt. Von Trapp. Julie Cotton and Michael Traylor appear as the Captains worldly friends from Vienna, Elsa and Max. Marias Mother Abbess is portrayed by Marla Gideos. The Sound of Music plays from November 30 to December 16. Individual Tickets are $30. Student Tickets are $15. For Reservations, call (561) 523-0723 or contact The Playhouse at delraybeachplayhouse@ gmail.com. Maria and the von Trapp children are played by local actors: Top Row (L-R): Bennett Morgan, Jeannette Thompson, Harrison Calder, 2nd Row: Madison Welz, Grace Perrotta, 3rd Row: Emma Beers, Cossette Gresh, Ava Zausner, 4th Row: Camilia Monrique, Eva Gluck, Hannah Youngblood. Question: My girlfriend and I just started living together. We usually take turns making meals for each other and there used to be dispute about who would clean up. As a solution to this, we decided to both clean up, and the person who didnt prepare dinner, would make dessert. The problem is that we cant always agree on what kind of sweets we are in the mood for, and we seem to have very different tastes. She just wants to eat cake and ice cream and all I like is pie. I really wanted to propose to her in the next couple of months. Do you think this relationship is doomed? Donnie Drungus Answer: Hello Donnie, thank you for writing in, but Im afraid I cannot predict whether or not your potential nuptials will be everlasting. Love is an indomitable forceyou might nd yourself staring into her cake-loving eyes every magical gift from God day, your well of love growing with the knowledge that not only did you nd a lover, but also a partner and best friend that you can share your deepest emotions, secrets, hopes, dreams and follies, and shell look at you, touch your face and kiss your lips softly, while the baby monitor silently coos, and you know that between now and when you leave this earth youll understand what unconditional is because that is how you feel about her too, and youll close your eyes knowing that no dream could possibly match the glorious feeling of waking up next to her everyday. Or you could pace the kitchen, deep into the night, rubbing your cracked, dishpan hands, trapped by that red-velvet harpy and her screaming brood, contemplating if the local advice columnist would mind riding shotgun out to the Everglades to help hide the body. Love is just unpredictable and maddening and wonderful. However, you do raise some interesting dilemmas that deserve examination. The two of you made a smart decision to resolve the who cooks and who cleans issue. That required compromise and sacrice. The problems in most relationships are seemingly healthily resolved through compromise and sacrice. The breaking point of said relationship is when the sacrice required by the parties to resolve the problem becomes more meaningful than the relationship itself. Obviously you loved her enough to clean the dishes and cook, and that was a willing and well-made sacrice because you became stronger as a couple for the compromise, giving some to get even more. But now you have to gure how much do you really hate cake and, equally, how much do you really love pie? If you hate cake more than you love her, you got troubles, and if you love pie more than you love her, you also got troubles. Its up to you to determine whether you got troubles, or not and, if so, whether you, or her, are willing to make the personal sacrice necessary to reach resolution. One last note, if you nd yourself with headaches in the pre-marital, hot n sweaty, hubba-hubba phase of a relationship about trivialities such as dishes and desserts, it might serve you well to reassess what is going on with your relationship. If she refuses to share a nice piece of key-lime with you, is this really the person you want to share a permanent summertime, rocking-chair porch with? Please share questions and comments at Andthenjackhappened@gmail.com, you have a substantially incredible chance to have your question published. . . Then Jack Happened advice and so much more! 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The Delray Beach Pineapple www.DelrayPineapple.com music by DrewTucker the coffee shop, guitar strapped to his back, and looks for a seat. Several musicians and would be musicians line this coffee shop on any given day. But while most of them will practice their favorite pop song or work on writing the sips his ice coffee and scours his iPod for his favorite Robert Glasper album. Robert Glasper is a jazz pianist and his jazz albums are heavily inuenced by hip hop and R&B. This is the kind of music Andrew listens to and its the kind of music he has set out to master. In some ways his story is typical. Andrew Formans father played guitar and would constantly be playing, and listening, to all types of music, from Yes to Miles Davis. When he rst heard his Cantor play the guitar in a Hebrew school he realized he wanted to play. I asked her who taught her because I wanted to play like her. Her teacher was my rst teacher. A classical guitar teacher, so old, that she was probably Moses rst teacher as well, says Andrew. His course was set, and Andrew did what most young guitarists do. He started playing rock. By middle school Andrew was practicing all the time. He says of those years, I would plan to meet my friends at the movies on a Friday or Saturday night, and I would forget and lose track of time. I was learning new music and new ways to play old music, and sometimes practicing for hours at a time without even taking a break. Around eighth grade things began to move forward quickly and I started needing to nd new types of music to play. By high school I was pretty much only playing jazz. Without even hearing him play you can tell that jazz is his music of choice. He wears classic Raybans and dresses like a kid out of the midcentury (you know, with clothes that t.) He understands how to wear a suit and is polite and kind to everyone he meets. When I started really getting into jazz, I got into more than just the music, he continues. I got into the style of the music and the style of the people who played it. It inuenced my entire sense of what it means to be cool, and what it means to be a musician. His accolades speak for themselves. Andrew has been selected to play in honor bands at the district and state level each year of his high school career and holds every musical scholastic honor that a student can hold. On top of that he has performed with the Grammy Band, the Young Arts Jazz Program, played in New York at Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Young Jazz leaders jazz band, the Berklee School of Musics Terri Lynn Carrington ensemble, and most recently, at Juliards summer jazz program. With stellar grades, and loads of community service hours, under his belt Andrew has his pick of Colleges. At the ripe old age of 17, Andrew, along with his custom made, one of a kind Gibson ES-165, has begun his musical conquest. He has already performed professionally with Olivia de la Garza, Drew Tucker, and Brad Keller. You might nd him performing at Hyatt Place in Delray Beach along with another young rising jazz star, vocalist Zo Fromer, or maybe with his quartet, at Brule Bistro, 75 Main, or backing up some of the best jazz players in the world in Ft Lauderdale, Miami, and beyond. When I ask him what his music plans are for the long term, he says what I expect him to say. I want to play my guitar and travel around the world doing it. Sometimes, when you hear those words from young musicians, they sound like pie in the sky dreams, but with Andrew and his talent, it sounds like a legitimate business plan!Andrew Foreman I want to play my guitar and travel around the world doing it Andrew Foreman
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The Delray Beach Pineapple www.DelrayPineapple.com By Ellen Thistle The Pineapple Contributing WriterThe second you see 20-year-old Jordan Zimmerman, you know hes a badass: covered in tattoos, gauges in his earlobes, shaggy hair that goes in different directions. He smokes cigarettes with abandon. He drops the f-bomb when talking with strangers. He apologizes for nothing. He doesnt go to school. He quit his job. Most days you can nd him outside, holding a can of spray paint, producing images of disturbing owls or bulbous eyeballs. Youve probably seen his work. He draws on the walls of bathroom stalls, paints faces on the sides of abandoned buildings, scribbles quirky phrases on postal envelopes or discarded doors anything he can get his hands on. He makes stickers and applies them in public places with industrial-strength glue. His artwork stretches from Jupiter to Miami, peppered down Clematis St. and Las Olas Blvd., tucked into back alleys and applied on the sidewalk or the back of street signs. Hes not out to make a name for himself, or a statement about society. Hes just always had the compulsion to draw. Sometimes, it happens to be on walls. Its better than a blank wall, he conjectures, or some advertising bull. But were not talking about the sloppy grafti you see from the highway. The word vandalism is insulting here. This is art. These images, crafted quickly and with discretion, depict a playful, surreal reality that holds the power to transcend. Thats not to say that everyone appreciates Jordans form of expression. Hes been caught in the act more times than he can remember. Hes been to jail, paid the nes, the whole nine yards. These days, he tries to stay out of trouble. When caught in the act, I run, he laughs. When not engaged in embellishing public property, this spray paint virtuoso lends his talent to canvas, boards, or panels. He is one of the lucky onespeople want to buy his art. Things have actually been going well lately, he admits. Ive gotten a lot of commissioned pieces; Ive gotten invited to a lot of shows. I have a few bands who want me to do their cover art. Jordan doesnt paint for the money. He despises gentrication, resents strip malls, and harbors disdain for South Floridas vapid culture. But Jordan is part of a movement that is bigger than he is. Unsanctioned art is cropping up in public places worldwide. Names like Banksy and Shepard Fairey have crept into the collective consciousness and moved street art to the forefront of the ever-burgeoning art world. These artists have transformed what can be done with a can of spray paint on a clean wall. Considered a crime by some, artists are using this medium to convey messages of activism, politics, and social examination. Jordan doesnt claim to be doing any of that, although much of his art has a message. Odd quips are often scribbled across his paintings phrases that charge people to challenge their beliefs, reexamine their actions, abandon their comforts. And it is the unconventional placement of these pieces that makes it so commanding. It is precisely because they arent tucked away in museums, batted among critics, that these works of art hold value. Because, if nothing else, Jordan is transforming mundane realities. With a few swift motions of a permanent marker or a can of spray paint, he makes you look twice at the stalls of seedy public restrooms, or the walls at the back of the building where you take your smoke break, or the stop sign at the end of your street. So keep your eyes open. The inspiration of Jordan Zimmerman crops up in unusual places, and it might just change your day. Street artist transforms South Florida in an unlikely way art JORDANZIMMERMAN Executive Editor/PublisherJeffrey Diaz 561-299-1430 email@example.comCommunity RelationsGene Fisher 561-414-5067 firstname.lastname@example.orgDirector of MarketingRyan Boylston 954-415-1895 email@example.comFor Editorial:call: (561) 299-1430 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgContributing WritersRigel Herman Stephanie Immelman Julia Kadel Kurt Lehmann Suzanna Mahler Ash Otocki Jamie Salen Ellen Thistle Drew TuckerDistribution561-299-1430 email@example.comPublished byThe Delray Beach Pineapple, LLC.455 NE 5th Avenue, Suite D-151 Delray Beach, Florida 33483 561 299 1430
www.DelrayPineapple.com The Delray Beach Pineapple JANUARY 25 FEBRUARY 17, 2013 GLOUCESTER BLUEBY ISRAEL HOROVITZ MARCH 15 APRIL 14, 2013 THECLOCK ISTICKINGWHAT SIT GOINGTOBE THEBABYOR THEBOMB BEST SEATS AT BEST PRICES! SEASON SUBSCRIPTION Sat, Dec 29, 2012, 8pmLonnie CD party | Jazz ProjectThe Healer, is brimming with the bold, bizarre and beautiful.-All About Jazz Recently inducted into the Bu Recently inducted into the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame, as well as the Jazz Organ Fellowships Hall of Fame, Dr. Smith celebrates the release of his new album The Healer. Witness this organ virtuoso as he presents a program full of original compositions along with classic favorites. Sat, Dec 22, 2012, 8pmTony Madruga | Jazz ProjectAt just 18 years old, Tony Madruga dominates the jazz piano like he has been playing in dusty honky-tonks for decades. Sat, Dec 15, 2012, 8pmMac Arnold | Garage BluesChampion guitarist Mac Arnold, a former Champion guitarist Mac Arnold, a former member of the Muddy Waters Band, is back with his own band Plate Full o Blues, building a new foundation in blues, soul, and funk. Sat, Dec 8, 2012, 8pmThe Chassidic Jazz Project Jazz ProjectIn celebration of Hanukkah, The Chassidic Jazz Project performs an eclectic program of liturgical music at its best. EXIT, PURSUED BY A BEARBY LAUREN GUNDERSON Thelma and Louise meets the Coen Brothers in this southern fried fingerlickin new comedy! A contemporary Southern revenge comedy that disarms stereotypes of domestic abuse with wild humor, Bear is part I Love Lucy, part Jacobean tragedy, and part feminist power ballad. Set in the North Georgia Mountains, the ever-sweet Nan finally flips the story on her abusive husband, Kyle, taking back her life. With the help of her colorful friends, her idolization of Jimmy Carter, and one violent Shakespearean idolization of Jimmy Carter, and one violent Shakespearean stage direction, this play aint over til the bears are in pursuit. Bear is RAW and HILARIOUS American Theatre Magazine 12/7 12/30: WED FRI, 7:30 PM; SAT, 2 PM; SUN, 7 PM THEATRE AT ARTS GARAGE COMING UP AT ARTS GARAGE...
The Delray Beach Pineapple www.DelrayPineapple.com JANUARY 25 FEBRUARY 17, 2013 GLOUCESTER BLUEBY ISRAEL HOROVITZ MARCH 15 APRIL 14, 2013 THECLOCK ISTICKINGWHAT SIT GOINGTOBE THEBABYOR THEBOMB BEST SEATS AT BEST PRICES! SEASON SUBSCRIPTION Sat, Dec 29, 2012, 8pmLonnie CD party | Jazz ProjectThe Healer, is brimming with the bold, bizarre and beautiful.-All About Jazz Recently inducted into the Bu Recently inducted into the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame, as well as the Jazz Organ Fellowships Hall of Fame, Dr. Smith celebrates the release of his new album The Healer. Witness this organ virtuoso as he presents a program full of original compositions along with classic favorites. Sat, Dec 22, 2012, 8pmTony Madruga | Jazz ProjectAt just 18 years old, Tony Madruga dominates the jazz piano like he has been playing in dusty honky-tonks for decades. Sat, Dec 15, 2012, 8pmMac Arnold | Garage BluesChampion guitarist Mac Arnold, a former Champion guitarist Mac Arnold, a former member of the Muddy Waters Band, is back with his own band Plate Full o Blues, building a new foundation in blues, soul, and funk. Sat, Dec 8, 2012, 8pmThe Chassidic Jazz Project Jazz ProjectIn celebration of Hanukkah, The Chassidic Jazz Project performs an eclectic program of liturgical music at its best. EXIT, PURSUED BY A BEARBY LAUREN GUNDERSON Thelma and Louise meets the Coen Brothers in this southern fried fingerlickin new comedy! A contemporary Southern revenge comedy that disarms stereotypes of domestic abuse with wild humor, Bear is part I Love Lucy, part Jacobean tragedy, and part feminist power ballad. Set in the North Georgia Mountains, the ever-sweet Nan finally flips the story on her abusive husband, Kyle, taking back her life. With the help of her colorful friends, her idolization of Jimmy Carter, and one violent Shakespearean idolization of Jimmy Carter, and one violent Shakespearean stage direction, this play aint over til the bears are in pursuit. Bear is RAW and HILARIOUS American Theatre Magazine 12/7 12/30: WED FRI, 7:30 PM; SAT, 2 PM; SUN, 7 PM THEATRE AT ARTS GARAGE COMING UP AT ARTS GARAGE...
www.DelrayPineapple.com The Delray Beach Pineapple Be an elf this year for a child in needEach year local clothing store, Native Sun partners with Transforming Kids to adopt underprivileged children and give them the Christmas they deserve. The children are from two non-prot organizations, HomeSafe, for children who are victims of domestic violence, and The Milagro Center. Each child completes a Wish List of toys, clothing and books that Delray Beach locals are able to buy for them to ensure that they get to enjoy the holidays the way children should. In addition, Native Sun is collecting bikes for kids of all ages for the Bike for Kids Drive. The bicycles are given to children who are members of The SafteyNet Program at HomeSafe. For more information on adopting a child or donating a bike, please contact Julie at Julie@transformingkids.org, Kristina at firstname.lastname@example.org or Rigel at email@example.com. You can also stop by Native Sun at 209 E. Atlantic Ave., to pick up a childs Wish List. Enjoy `A Taste of Art on Dec. 6th with the Cultural Council of Palm Beach CountyTaste delicious hors doeuvres created by local chefs, bid on original artwork created by Palm Beach County Artists Cultural Council of Palm Beach County presents two jewelry trunk showsLAKE WORTH, FL The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County will host two jewelry trunk shows this season, on Dec. 8th and Dec. 15th from noon to 4 p.m. at the Cultural Council of Palm Beach Countys Headquarters, 601 Lake Ave., Lake Worth. Each occasion is free of charge and open to the public. At the Cultural Councils Jewelry Trunk Shows, visitors will have the opportunity to shop amongst a variety of jewelry items on display and exhibited for sale in the Councils Uniquely Palm Beach Store. Additionally, guests will have the chance to meet local Palm Beach County Artists, who created the original, one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces. We invite the public to celebrate the start of the holiday season with us by joining us for this festive event, said Rena Blades, the Cultural Councils President and Chief Executive Ofcer. Each piece of jewelry on display is made by local artists who live and work in Palm Beach CountyWhat a great way to shop early, support the artists, and nd that perfect holiday gift! Artists scheduled to attend the Dec. 8th Jewelry Trunk Show include: Phyllis Annunziato, Blain Aymond, Karen Estabrook; artists scheduled to attend the Dec. 15th Jewelry Trunk Show include: Aerides Designs, Barbara Johansen, Denise Savela. For more information, visit their wwebsite at www.palmbeachculture.com. LAKE WORTH, FL The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County invites the public to, `A Taste of Art, taking place on Dec. 6th from 6 p.m. 9 p.m. at the Cultural Councils headquarters, 601 Lake Ave., Lake Worth. During this festive cocktail occasion, you will be enticed to bid on original artwork by Palm Beach County artists with a Silent Auction, and be tempted to sample delicious hors doeuvres created by chefs from South Shores Tavern & Patio Bar, Daves Last Resort & Raw Bar, and La Bonne Bouche. This is a great way to celebrate art created by artists who live and work in Palm Beach County and a great time to purchase holiday gifts, said Rena Blades, President and Chief Executive Ofcer of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County. While enjoying `A Taste of Art, guests can also view the Councils latest art exhibition a whimsical collection of drawings and sculptures by internationally-renowned Artist, Tom Otterness; pick up brochures from the countys arts and cultural venues in the Councils Cultural Information Center; and shop original Made in Palm Beach art items like pottery, jewelry, and books in the Councils Uniquely Palm Beach Store. Additionally, those who participate in `A Taste of Art can take advantage of the Councils Restaurant Club, offering same-day discounts and special offers from eight local eateries in the Downtown corridor of Lake Worth. Pick up a Restaurant Club Card to receive special offers at the Cultural Council of Palm Beach Countys headquarters, 601 Lake Ave., Lake Worth. The Restaurant club is generously brought to you by neighboring restaurants in Lake Worth. Admission to `A Taste of Art is $50; and $40 for Non-Members and includes valet parking. Cocktail attire requested. RSVP: Kristen Smiley, 561.472.3342, or ksmiley@ palmbeachculture.com. About the Cultural Council of PBC The Cultural Council is Palm Beach Countys ofcial arts agency and serves nonprot cultural organizations and professional artists throughout the county. The Cultural Councils responsibilities include marketing the countys cultural experiences to visitors and residents, administering grants to organizations and artists, expanding arts and cultural education opportunities, advocating for funding and arts-friendly policies, and serving cultural organizations and artists through capacity building training and exposure to funders and audiences. For more information, visit www.palmbeachculture.com. Admission to the Cultural Council is free and open to the public Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Holidays take the Stage Photos by: joe benson Photos by: foodalogue.com Photo by: Amy Pasquantonio Brought to you by: Need a Ride? Call 561.702.8519
The Delray Beach Pineapple www.DelrayPineapple.com Delray Beach, FL The Delray Beach Chorale, a non-prot vocal ensemble, will hold a holiday concert, Voices of the Season, on Saturday December 1, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 33 Gleason Street in Delray Beach. This popular annual holiday musical event will feature a variety of seasonal songs in unique arrangements. The chorale will also perform the Mesa di Gloria, one of Puccinis earliest compositions, written when he was only eighteen. Tickets are $20 ($5.00 for students with i.d.) and can be purchased by contacting 1.800.984.7282 or delraybeachchorale.org. The Chorale will perform with orchestra under the direction of Eric Keiper. Artists-in-Residence William Stafford, baritone and Jorge Toro, tenor will be the soloists for the Messa di Gloria. Complimentary refreshments will be served after the program. The Delray Beach Chorale has been performing choral music in the South Palm Beach County area since 1982. Now in its 31st season, the Chorale attracts qualied and dedicated volunteer singers with solid musical backgrounds and draws its soloists from the wealth of talented professional singers in South Florida. The group auditions annually in September. The Chorale has approximately 50 members and performs two major programs a year. The Chorale has a strong commitment to the development of young talent. Over the past twenty years, the organization has given out over 22 scholarships. The group also maintains an Artist-In-Residence Program, currently comprised of Alicia Branch, soprano, W. Myngoe Brashears, tenor/counter-tenor, Monica Hidalgo, alto and William R. Stafford, baritone. In 2009, the Chorale launched a Music Academy Apprentice Program to offer instruction opportunities to talented local high school singers. The Chorale will present Bernstein & Sondheim in Concert on April 12th at the Duncan Theatre in Lake Worth and April 13th at the First Presbyterian Church in Delray Beach. Delray Beach Chorale Artistic Director Eric Keiper is an accomplished tenor and has performed throughout South Florida for over twenty-ve years. He regularly performs with the Palm Beach Opera Company where he also served as interim chorus master from 2000 -2002. Keiper was the Director of Choral Activities at Santaluces Community High School from 19932006. Ed Shuman, Delray Beach Accompanist, is a pianist, composer, and conductor and has been a public school music teacher in Palm Beach County since 1985. He has worked in various capacities with the Palm Beach Opera since 1991, and has concertized throughout South Florida as soloist, accompanist and chamber music pianist. Learn more about the Delray Beach Chorale at http://www.delraybeachchorale.org The Delray Beach Chorale to hold holiday concert Dec. 1st at First Presbyterian ChurchPuppetry Center of the Palm Beaches presents Winter Tales Told in three acts by the Bits N Pieces PuppetsThree acts featuring favorite winter stories: The Elves and the Shoemaker performed with hand puppets; Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates with shadow puppets; and Scrooges Sing-A-Long with marionettes. These three stories will warm your heart. The shoemaker and his wife learn to give and receive. Hans Brinker thinks of his town rst and his self last. Tiny Tim and Scrooge share a song lled with laughter. Tis the season for three great stories lled with good cheer. Thursday, December 6, 2012 1:30pm Friday, December 7, 2012 10:30am Saturday, December 8, 2012 2:00pm General Admission $6.50 ea. School Groups $5.00 ea. Call Ms. Jan Timmis at 561-243-4330 Delray Beach The annual silent auction for the Artists Guild in Delray Beach on Saturday, December 15, 2012 celebrates the work of their signature members, while raising funds to maintain an appealing venue in which to display outstanding artwork all year round. The exhibition center, The Artists Guild Gallery, located at 512 E. Atlantic Avenue, displays original ne art in many mediums, as well as archival prints and holiday ornaments. The public is invited to meet the artists, enjoy light refreshments, and view and bid on artworks from 6 8 p.m. that evening. The highest bidders can claim their selections between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. where the art will be wrapped and ready to hang or mount in ones home, ofce, or as a gift item. Fine art is a gift that grows in value while giving enjoyment in the present. This fundraiser presents professional quality artwork by the artists who sponsor the Artists Guild Gallery. Portions of the proceeds go to them and to assist the gallery with expenses. In time for the holidays, a variety of styles will excite art lovers such with landscapes, seascapes, abstracts, sculptures, and photography that appeal to a variety of tastes. The Artists Guild has been an integral arm of the Boca Raton Museum of Art for over 60 years. The exhibition center is home for Guild artists of exemplary skills to display and sell their work at reasonable pricing. Membership provides them with many juried opportunities in other sanctioned venues as well in Palm Beach and Broward counties. The Boca Raton Museum of Art The Artists Guild, an auxiliary of the not-for-prot museum, hosts exhibits every ve weeks with original ne art from juried signature level artists. View The Artists Guild Event Calendar for year-round dates at www.bocaguild.com. The exhibition center is located at 512 E. Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach, Florida, open Sunday through Wednesday from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. and Thursday through Saturday from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. For more information about the gallery and its current exhibit and reception, call 561-278-7877. The Artists Guild Gallerys Silent Auction in Time for the Holidays Call 561-299-1430 to advertise The Sound Of MusicRogers and Hammersteins inspiring story of Maria von Trapp and the seven children who changed her life forever. Nov. 30 Dec. 16, 2012 Tuesday Saturday at 8:00PM Saturday & Sunday at 2:00PM Ticket price: $30Once Upon A HolidayA Musical Holiday Who-Dunnitas if we didnt know! Jam-packed with mischievous elves, loaded with laughs, and brimming with holiday music that spans the generations, this is good holiday fun for the whole family! December 9 at 5:00pm Ticket price: $15 Adults, $12 Children (18 & younger) All proceeds benet The Delray Beach Playhouse Childrens Theatre Scholarship Fund.A showcase of fresh shortswith a loose t and a bit of a twist! 6 plays, 10 minutes each, 2-3 characters per play all directed by Todd Caster, Michael DeGrotta and Richard Zavaglia. December 29 at 2:00pm & 7:00pm For further information call the Playhouse Box Ofce 561-272-1282 ext 4. www.delraybeachplayhouse.com ART WORKS 4 FOOD DONATES 10 FREEZERS TO PALM BEACH COUNTY FOOD BANKDonation Increases Capacity of Community Organizations to Feed the Hungry PALM BEACH, FL The Delray Beach-based foundation Art Works 4 Food, which is dedicated to raising awareness and funds to feed homeless and hungry school children in Palm Beach County, has donated 10 freezers to the Palm Beach County Food Bank, a non-prot organization focused on creating strategic food source alliances to increase the amount of food provided to the 120+ organizations that are on the front lines of feeding the hungry. With hunger levels in Palm Beach County at record-levels, the donation comes at an exceptionally crucial time for the community. According to the Palm Beach County Food Bank, the county needs at least 40 million pounds annually to serve those in need and only 15 percent of that need is being met. The freezers will be donated to community organizations feeding the hungry such as churches, food pantries and soup kitchens. The freezers will allow 10 organizations in Palm Beach County to increase their capacity to serve those in need and offer a more comprehensive selection beyond non-perishable foods, said Perry Borman, executive director of the Palm Beach County Food Bank. Hunger is an epidemic in Palm Beach County and we are extremely thankful for this donation, which allows us to better meet the growing demand for food in this community. Hunger is a serious issue and we wanted to fulll a need that would make an impact in our community with items that can be used year-round to store foods, said Roz Gatewood, executive director of Art Works 4 Food. The donation is especially timely with the approaching holiday season, where a signicant amount of donated food often goes to waste. 6th Annual Downtown Delray Beach New Years Weekend Craft FestivalDELRAY BEACH, FL The Downtown Delray Beach New Years Weekend Craft Festival returns December 29 30, 2012. This popular event presents festivalgoers with the opportunity to discover the work of 150 of the nest local and national crafters in one setting. All crafters will be present for the duration of the show and welcome the chance to interact with patrons looking for unique one-of-a-kind items. Whether you are a craft enthusiast or looking for distinctive, original gifts, there is something for everyone. This outdoor family friendly event allows the public to support the arts, the crafters as well as the local community in a fabulous setting. A full spectrum of craft art media will be on display and for sale including folk art, pottery, handmade jewelry, wall hangings, ceramics, paintings, personalized gifts, handmade clothing, scented soaps and body products with prices ranging from as little as $3 to $3,000. A portion of the proceeds benets the Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority. Admission is free and open to the public.
www.DelrayPineapple.com The Delray Beach Pineapple ART, MUSIC, THEATER THIS MONTH AT DELRAYS CENTER FOR THE ARTSFree Friday Night ConcertsDecember 7, 2012 The Marshall Brothers Band 7:30 pm; FREE admission! The Marshall Brothers Band is South Floridas Allman Brothers Tribute Band. Rain or shine; bring your blankets and chairs, and bring the family... but PLEASE, no pets or outside food or beverages. Food trucks and cash bar available. December 14, 2012 Ike and Val 7:30 pm; FREE admission! Grammy nominated Ike and Val continue to WOW audiences around the world with their unique style of Blues. The couple has a high energy, electrifying live show that always gets the crowd moving (see their videos on sonicbids.com/ikeandval, youtube, myspace. Ikes guitar style is a mixture of B. B., Jimi Hendrix, George Benson, and Roy Clark, all mixed together with The Ike Woods Spice. His singing is soulful with a touch of the Otis Redding power. Vals singing has the essence of Ella, Aretha, Etta James and a dash of Nancy Wilson, complimented with her own distinct style. December 21, 2012 The Brass Evolution 7:30 p.m. FREE admission. Formed in 1998, The Brass Evolution boasts some of South Floridas nest musicians, all of whom share a passion for quality music. They bring back the familiar sounds of legendary groups like Chicago, Tower of Power, Earth Wind and Fire, Blood Sweat and Tears, and Steely Dan. For this concert, they will perform an eclectic mix of great classics and holiday favorites. December 28, 2012 The String Theory 7:30 pm; FREE admission! String Theorys been rockin Florida for over three years, from the Keys all the way up to north Florida! Whether a private party, event, show, wedding, they play everyones favorites as well as some of their own originals. January 3, 2013 The Long Run 7:30 pm; FREE admission! The nest Eagles tribute is now available for your party venue or corporate event. Long Run in a compilation of some of South Floridas nest and most respected musicians, who have reproduced the sound that made the Eagles one of the foremost successful band in Rock and Roll history. They capture the energy, melodies, and with ve voices lling the harmonic vocals, they undoubtedly will please the greatest of any and all Eagles fans. Whether its a corporate function, charity benet, fund raiser, outdoor concert, festival, or county fair, The Long Run will bring back memories. You wont hear a Tribute Band this great till Hell Freezes Over. Theyve performed with acts like Herb Reed and The Platters, The Flamingos, The Shirelles The Coasters, The Tokens, Trisha Yearwood Gary U.S. Bonds, The Dixie Cups, Bobby Lewis Epcots British Invasion, Roger McGwinn of the Byrds, Mike Pinera from Blues Image, John Stewarts Legends in Concert, The Romantics, Julio Eglesias Jr, Pattie Loveless, Louise Mandrell.TheaterNovember 30 December 2, 2012 Bowre Holiday Heart Strings Friday, 8 pm; Saturday, 2 & 8 pm; Sunday 2 pm; tickets $42 Bowre puts its unmistakable brand on an all new sounds-of-the-season extravaganza, featuring some of the worlds greatest ddlers and violinists. All-time holiday favorites, with added singing and step dancing, are combined with the best of Bowre! As seen on PBS, Bowres ensemble takes audiences on an electrifying, high-energy journey! Bowre does for strings what Lord of the Dance did for Irish dancing. January 5, 2013 Jace Vek and Drew Tucker present THE NEW STANDARD Saturday, 8 pm; tickets $25 A powerful performance of re-imagined classics and original works by Emmy Awardwinning composer Jace Vek and world renowned percussionist Drew Tucker. Featuring music by John Willams, Vivaldi, Marvin Hamlisch, Aaron Copland, U2 and more!Art, Events, Showings, Etc.November 23, 2012 January 1, 2013 Holiday Carousel 5-9 pm, weekdays; 1-9 pm, weekends and during the school holiday break. Rides $2. Located on the Old School Square grounds between the Crest Theatre and Cornell Museum buildings. Fun for kids and adults alike! Hours are extended for select holiday events. January 12, 2013 Scott Ringersen and the Whitestone Band perform their popular Elvis Tribute Show; special appearance by Tony Mariano singing his Sounds of Sinatra, Dean Martin and Doo-Wop. Through January 13, 2013 Palm Beach Watercolor Society Annual Showcase Monday-Friday, 9:30 am 4:30 pm; Saturday, 10 am-3 pm A dazzling display of works in watercolor by Society members. Exhibit is free to public. January 3 March 21, 2013 Improv At The Gym Nationally renowned Mod 27 presents their hilarious, fast paced and quick witted improv comedy shows. Their productions have been featured at the Chicago Improv Festival, the Out of Bounds Improv Festival (Austin), and the Del Close Marathon at the Upright Citizens Brigade in New York City. Mod 27 is part of Take Heed Theater Company. Thru April 21, 2013 Academy of Golf Art TuesdaySaturday, 10 am 4:30 pm; Sunday, 1-4:30 pm. This stunning collection of oils, watercolors and acrylics by Americas most recognized golf artists is on loan from the Academy of Golf Art and is presented in conjunction with the World of Golf exhibit. Admission: $10 general; $6 seniors & students with ID; $3 ages 4-12; free for ages 3 and under. 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The Delray Beach Pineapple www.DelrayPineapple.com destinationsDELRAY BEACH, FL HHC Atlantic, LCC, owners of The Seagate Hotel and Spa and the Seagate Beach Club, recently announced the $11 million purchase of the Seagate Country Club, a world-class golf and country club located in the heart of Delrasy Beach. Recently renovated and formerly known as the Hamlet Country Club, the Seagate Country Club is located on Atlantic Ave. A gated community of estate properties, the Seagate Country Club features one of the best championship golf courses in Palm Beach County, as well as a fullservice clubhouse, a fitness center, HarTru tennis courts and additional private amenities available to club members and now guests of the Seagate Hotel & Spa. All of the Seagate facilities are under the management umbrella of Seagate Hospitality Group, LLC. We are delighted to make the Seagate Country Club part of the exclusive guest offerings at the Seagate Hotel & Spa. We have all of the ingredients a private golf and tennis club, an award-winning spa, a private oceanfront beach club, and world-class dining for our guests making us a full destination resort, said E. Anthony Wilson, Chairman of Seagate Hospitality Group. William J. Sander III, Executive Vice President of Seagate Hospitality Group and General Manager of the Seagate Hotel & Spa, said, Our hotels premier location in Delray Beach, Florida recently awarded the Most Fun Small Town in America by Rand McNally and USA Today coupled with our nearby beachfront paradise and now, a private country club, provide the ultimate vacation experience that our guests are looking for. Darren Panks, Director of Golf and International PGA Professional, will direct the 18-hole Joe Lee golf course, which winds through 300 private acres and features Celebration Bermuda grass tee boxes, plush tree-lined fairways and more. An impressive practice facility offers a fully outtted driving range, putting green, pitching and bunker areas as well as an additional staff of PGA Professionals. The clubs tennis center has eight Har-Tru courts and tennis professionals available for personal instruction, as well as drill sessions, tournaments and round robins. The club also features a 4,200-square-foot tness center, pool, tness director and personal trainers. In addition, The Seagate Country Club offers both casual and ne-dining options, indoors and outdoors, including a ne-dining restaurant available for dinner, along with the casual 19th Hole restaurant and bar. All dining operations are led by Executive Chef Adam Gottlieb and feature fresh American cuisine fashioned from local and coastal ingredients. With Balinese-inspired dcor and banqueting, The Seagate Country Club is also a popular venue for meetings, social gatherings and weddings and can accommodate up to 300 seated guests. The Hamlet Country Club opened in 1973 and was one of the rst private clubs in the state of Florida. With the renowned architectural course design led by Joe Lee, along with regular black-tie events, the club drew a membership of high prole names from the world of sports, such as former member and board member Jack Nicklaus; retired baseball legends Mickey Mantle and Whitey Ford; and Hall of Fame pro golfers Beth Daniels, Sandy Lyle, Jane Blalock and Hollis Stacey. In 2007, The Hamlet underwent a $10 million renovation; the club was refurbished with ne woods, bamboo and silk, along with re-contoured golf course fairways and new Har-Tru tennis courts. We are thrilled to introduce the newest Seagate property to our esteemed members and hotel guests, says George Valente, General Manager of the Seagate Country Club. Our goal is to cultivate the nest resort experience, while sustaining the intimacy of a boutique property, for both members and hotel guests alike. The Seagate Hotel & Spa will provide guests with complimentary, luxury roundtrip transportation to the Seagate Country Club, which is only 3.1 miles away. The purchase of the Seagate Country Club is just the latest new attraction for guests of the Seagate Hotel & Spa. The hotel recently introduced a 2,500-gallon shark tank as the hotels fth aquarium, as well as Executive Chef Adam Gottliebs new menu at the Atlantic Grille, featuring local produce and seafood such as Pan-Fried Scallops and Local Roasted Snapper. For information, or to make reservations at the Seagate Hotel & Spa, contact 561-665-4800, or 877-577-3242, or visit www.theseagatehotel.com, or www.seagategolf.com. HHC ATLANTIC, LLC PURCHASES SEAGATE CCGuests of The Seagate Hotel & Spa to enjoy exclusive privileges at Joe Lee-designed golf course, eight-court tennis center and ne dining at world-class country club Pet-Friendly Residence Inn Delray Beach Is Ready to Pamper Your PetDELRAY BEACH, FL Now through Dec. 22, 2012, the Residence Inn Delray Beach is offering a discount on their Pamper Your Pet package. With this package, travelers can book any type of guest room and bring their pooch along to this pet friendly hotel Among Delray Beach hotel packages, this one includes a welcome amenity for guests best friend that includes treats and a toy for their play time, plus 50% off the regular pet fee -regularly $100; through this package its just $50 per stay. Guests will also receive a coupon for a mobile dog groomer that includes a pawdicure or blueberry facial with the purchase of a grooming. The mobile dog groomer will come right to the hotel, so travelers can have their dogs groomed without traveling to another location. In addition to being pet friendly, the Residence Inn offers a great location and amenities. Conveniently located in the heart of Delray Beach near shopping, dining, and nightlife, guests can choose from a variety of rooms, including studios and oneand twobedroom suites with kitchens. Complimentary amenities include breakfast, evening social hours with food and beverage, 24-hour tness center, complimentary parking, an outdoor pool and high-speed wireless Internet. When not enjoying the beach, guests can visit a variety of local sights and attractions. Some of these include Sandoway House Nature Center, Palm Beach Zoo at Dreher Park, the Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens, and the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. To make a reservation for the Pamper Your Pet package, please be sure that promotional code P42 appears in the Corporate/Promotional code box when making online reservations, or call 1-800-228-9290 in the US and ask for promotional code P42. Village StrollThe Colony Hotel & Cabana ClubFlorida Charm: The 1926 Colony Hotel & Cabana Club calls to mind the romantic Flagler era of Florida Mediterranean architecture: three bright yellow stories topped by twin domed towers that echo the color of the historic buildings striped awnings. The Colony Porch Bar and retail store fronts are located on Atlantic Avenue. The guestroom windows are sheltered from the Florida sun by colorful yellow-and-red awnings. Tall palms, exotic orchids and brightly cushioned original wicker furniture all add to the Florida charm throughout. Five blocks from the ocean and the historic Arts & Cultural Center on the vibrant main street amid sidewalk cafes, ne shops and art galleries, the landmark hotel is an architectural model for current development and a historic landmark. Hotel guests can enjoy The Colony Cabana Club, a private beach club located two miles from the hotel, where seagrapes, coconut palms and native ora sway in the breezes of the Atlantic. The Club offers 250 feet of private beach with complimentary umbrellas, cabanas and chaises right on the beach. This is uniquely authentic Florida charm and hospitality with a casual atmosphere. History: Martin Luther Hampton, an associate of Addison Mizner, designed and built The Colony Hotel in 1926. The interior of the romantic hotel includes the 1926 staff operated elevator and the original telephone switchboard. The lobby has the complete set of more than 50 pieces of Fixx Reed wicker furniture and is lit by the six original wood skylights. The lobby terrazzo oors, the red oak in the music and dining rooms and the Cuban 1926 tile oor on the porch are still intact. Last year, the Colony Hotel & Cabana Club restored and reinstalled the carved replace mantle as the centerpiece of the hotel lobby. The mantle had been stored in the attic of the sister Colony Hotel in Kennebunkport, Maine for more than 50 years. It again is united with the original black wrought iron lobby chandeliers which were restored in the lobby ten years ago after they had been stored in the Kennebunkport attic. Today the Colony is one of the most important historic landmarks in Delray Beach. The Mediterranean Revival architecture is a model in the Delray Beach Downtown Master Plan for new development. Its location on Atlantic Avenue in the heart of Delray Beach has allowed The Colony to witness the evolution of this Village by the Sea from its humble beginnings to its present day resort status and two-time All American City. Weekend getaways to Delray Beach MarriottOverlooking sandy beaches on Ocean Boulevard, the Delray Beach Marriott offers a relaxing spa weekend getaway featuring treatments from in-house, N Spa. Indulge yourself with an exquisite facial, body treatments, massages, a manicure, and a pedicure. After a relaxing day at the spa, walk down Atlantic Avenue and enjoy shopping, bistros, outdoor cafes, and art galleries. The SPA Package includes: Deluxe Accommodations Choice of 50 minute Swedish Massage or a 50 minute Essential Classic Facial. To book this package call 877-389-0169 and refer to promotion code SPA. Rates starting at $189.00 Relax and enjoy a romantic getaway in Delray Beach, the village by the Sea. Planning your honeymoon or just a romantic weekend away, youll enjoy it more in beautiful Delray Beach, Florida. Overlooking sandy beaches on Ocean Boulevard, the Delray Beach Marriott is a luxurious hotel featuring exquisite decor and superb accommodations. The romance package includes: Deluxe accommodations Partial Ocean View Suite Breakfast for two each day of stay One $75.00 dinner voucher applicable at Seacrest Grill or room service credit One bottle of champagne and strawberries upon arrival Late check out of 1pm. With these great rates, whats not to love! To contact the hotel directly call us at 877-3890169, and refer to promotion code LVU.Play a round of Holiday Golf at Puttn Around Enjoy a holiday round of golf at Puttn Around throughout the month of December. Every single hole on the 36hole course is decorated for the holidays. Each hole is a different theme: candy canes, reindeer, snowmen, Chanukah decorations, Rudolph, etc. Festive and very fun with holiday music too!
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