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News Flash

Posted on: July 23, 2019

City Council Approves Brightline/Virgin Trains Station Agreement

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Update: December 11, 2019

Boca Raton City Council approved a long-term lease with Brightline, soon to be Virgin Trains (VTUSA), with a unanimous 5-0 vote at the December 10 City Council Meeting. The lease agreement includes the construction of a train stat...

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Get in the Holiday Spirit with the City of Boca Raton

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With the holidays quickly approaching, the City of Boca Raton has many holiday events that will take place throughout the month of December. From the Holiday Street Parade and Boat Parade to Recreation Services Jolly Days, this month is jam-packed with fe...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: June 7, 2019

Get Your Tickets to Watch FAU Take On SMU at the Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl

Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl, Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 3pm EST, Live on ABC FAU Owls SMU Mustang

The Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl has selected Conference USA Champion FAU Owls to take on the American Athletic Conference's SMU Mustangs in the sixth annual Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl. The game will feature two of the nation's top scoring teams, each with ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: December 2, 2019

City Connection Newsletter - The December Issue

December 2019 City Connection. Daugher on her dad's shoulders at holiday street parade.

The December 2019 issue of the City Connection is HERE! 

View the December 2019 City Connection.

Read about:🎅 🥁 Holiday Street and 🛥️ Boat Parades🏈 Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl⛳ Ocean Breeze Golf Course Redevelopment👮‍♀...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: November 21, 2019

Keep Our Beaches Clear of Plastic with the Coastal Clean Up Program

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In October, Gumbo Limbo Nature Center rescued a baby turtle that had washed up along the coastline. Unfortunately, due to its injuries, it did not survive. The rehabilitation team discovered that the tiny turtle, which would fit in the palm of your hand, ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: August 19, 2019

#2020Census - What Residents Should Know

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Every 10 years, the US Census Bureau undertakes a tremendous task: counting all the people residing in the United States. This count affects the allocation of funding for our community's public resources (e.g., roads, hospitals, schools), how we plan for ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: June 6, 2019

Share Your Input to Help Boca #ReCreate

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Update 11/14:

The Recreation Needs Assessment Survey is now available for all to take. By taking this 25-question survey, you can help determine the needs and priorities for the future of Boca Raton's parks, trails, beaches, libraries, recreation facilitie...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: November 6, 2019

Help Us Name a New Park

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Help us name a new park in Boca Raton. The two intracoastal properties known as Silver Palm Park (south side of Palmetto Park Road) and the Wildflower Property (north side of Palmetto Park Road) will be connected under the Palmetto Park Road bridge and re...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: July 30, 2019

Boca National Golf Course Update

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Update:  November 13, 2019

The Boca Raton City Council met with the Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District (GBRBPD) commissioners on Tuesday, November 12, to resume discussions about the design, construction and operation of the proposed Boca ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: November 20, 2019

Beautification Committee Announces Landscape Excellence Award Winners

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The Boca Raton Beautification Committee recently announced the winners of the Annual Landscape Excellence Awards at City Hall. Each year, the Beautification Committee honors local businesses for their landscaping efforts in several different categories. T...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: October 11, 2019

Congratulations to the Jr. Golf Classic Champs!

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The City of Boca Raton and the Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District hosted the inaugural 2019 Red Reef Jr. Golf Classic on Sunday, November 10 at Red Reef Executive Golf Course. The course is an ocean-side Executive style 9-hole par-3 with four par-...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: August 12, 2019

Spanish River Boulevard Intracoastal Waterway Bridge Painting Underway

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The Spanish River Intracoastal Waterway Bridge Painting Project, overseen by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), began on Monday, August 12, 2019. The scope of work for this project includes sandblasting the existing paint and repainting the ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: October 23, 2019

Boca Raton Public Library Goes Mobile

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The Boca Raton Public Library is going mobile and taking their services on the road to change the way residents interact with the library. The new van, complete with WiFi and a charging station, will expand services for all residents in the community. The...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: September 26, 2019

City Council Approves 2019-2020 Final Budget with No Increase to Tax Rate

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The Boca Raton City Council approved the 2019-2020 budget at its final Budget Hearing on September 23, 2019. The total operating budget is $526.3 million, and the millage rate will stay the same as last year: 3.68. Boca Raton continues to have one of the ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: September 4, 2019

New Sanitation Rates Approved at Final Budget Hearing

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With over 50 employees, the City’s Sanitation Division is arguably one of the hardest working crews in town. They are awake and on their routes before most people’s alarms have even gone off, and whether running extra routes to pick up...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: April 4, 2019

City Council Determines Policy Actions for 2019-2020

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Strategic Planning Workshop April 2019

Members of the City Council and the City’s Executive Leadership Team met on Thursday and Friday, April 11 and 12, to discuss the vision for the City and develop strategic goals for the 2019-2020 fiscal year....

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Website renovation underway

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City Website ADA Renovation

The City of Boca Raton makes every effort to provide a robust and informative website that is accessible to everyone, including those who use assistive devices. We are currently reviewing and updating www.myboca.us to ensure tha...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: December 13, 2017

How can we help? Reach out and Report Your Concern

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How can we help?

  • Did you see a street light that’s out? 
  • Did we miss your house on the sanitation route today? 
  • Did you notice a damaged street sign, a pot hole, a traffic light that's out?
  • Maybe you just have a general question or...
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News Flash

Posted on: December 11, 2019

Boca Raton City Council Approves Brightline/Virgin Trains Station Agreement

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BOCA RATON, FL – December 11, 2019 – The Boca Raton City Council has approved a long-term land lease with Brightline, soon to be Virgin Trains, for the construction of a train station and parking garage near the City’s Downto...

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Media Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2019

City of Boca Raton Utility Services Recognized for Sustainable, Reclaimed Water System

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BOCA RATON, FL – October 28, 2019 – The City of Boca Raton’s Utility Services Department was recently honored with a top award at the 2019 Executive Management Conference by the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMW...

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Media Releases
Posted on: October 21, 2019

The Friends of the Boca Raton Public Library Donates $77,075 for Library Mobile Van

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BOCA RATON, FL – October 21, 2019 – The Friends of the Boca Raton Public Library has generously donated $77,075 to the Boca Raton Public Library for the purchase of a new library mobile van. The check was presented to Michael Kalvort, ...

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Media Releases
Posted on: October 17, 2019

City of Boca Raton Recognizes Veterans With Events From Morning To Night On Monday, November 11

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BOCA RATON, FL – October 17, 2019 – In commemoration of Veterans Day and in recognition of all military personnel who have served this country, the City of Boca Raton will host a Veterans Day Observance "Honoring All Who Served&qu...

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Media Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2019

Light Up Downtown Boca Kicks Off With Annual Holiday Festival On Saturday, November 23

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BOCA RATON, FL – October 8, 2019Light Up Downtown Boca, a series of winter holiday festivities including parades, concerts and more, kicks off on Saturday, November 23 at the Mizner Park Amphitheater (MPA), 590 Plaza Real, from 4 p....

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Media Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2019

Boca Raton Celebrates Arbor Day with Intergenerational Event

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BOCA RATON, FL – October 15, 2019 – The City of Boca Raton is hosting its Annual Arbor Day Tree Planting Celebration at Patch Reef Park on Friday, October 18 at 9:30am. The park is located at 2000 Yamato Road and citizens are invited t...

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Media Releases
Posted on: September 19, 2019

Boca Raton Youth to Host Mental Health Round Table Discussion

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BOCA RATON, FL – September 19, 2019 – The City of Boca Raton's Community Advisory Panel (CAP) Youth Subcommittee will host a Mental Health Discussion for the youth, by the youth. The discussion will be held on September 25 at 6pm at th...

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Media Releases
Posted on: September 13, 2019

City Communications & Marketing Division Wins Top Honors at National Communications Conference

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BOCA RATON, FL – September 13, 2019 – The City of Boca Raton’s Communication and Marketing Division’s Know Before You Go digital newsletter won a top honor this month at the international City-County Communications ...

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Media Releases
Posted on: August 12, 2019

City of Boca Raton Hires New Municipal Services Director

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BOCA RATON, FL – August 12, 2019 – The City of Boca Raton is pleased to announce that Zachary Bihr, P.E., has been promoted to Municipal Services Director for the City of Boca Raton. Zachary formerly served as the City's Assistant City...

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Media Releases
Posted on: June 4, 2019

Boca Raton Looks to RECreate City Parks and Recreation

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BOCA RATON, FL – June 4, 2019 – The City of Boca Raton's Recreation Services Department is launching a community engagement campaign to determine needs and priorities for the future of Boca Raton and Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park D...

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Media Releases
Posted on: May 14, 2019

Boca Raton Offers Special Bulk Pickup Ahead of Hurricane Season

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BOCA RATON, FL – May 14, 2019 – In preparation for hurricane season, the City of Boca Raton’s Sanitation Department is once again offering a special bulk and vegetation pickup for all customers in City limits. This is the second year the City is offering ...

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Media Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Boca Raton's Community Advisory Panel Youth Subcommittee wins statewide competition

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BOCA RATON, FL – April 30, 2019 – The City of Boca Raton’s Community Advisory Panel Youth Subcommittee was one of the five city youth councils to win the 2019 Municipal Youth Council Community Service Contest, sponsored by th...

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Media Releases
Posted on: April 2, 2019

City of Boca Raton hires first innovation strategist

Pedro Moras Innovation Strategist

Boca Raton, FL - April 2, 2019

The City of Boca Raton recently hired Pedro Moras as the new Innovation Strategist to further promote innovation and the use of technology within the community. Additionally, Moras will work to develop and implement SMART Cit...

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Media Releases
Posted on: February 19, 2019

City of Boca Raton creates innovative program to promote coastal sustainability

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Boca Raton, FL - February 19, 2019

The City of Boca Raton is launching a new program called Coastal Connection on March 2, 2019 at the Sea Turtle Day Festival at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. With the City located in coastal southeast Florida with five miles ...

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Media Releases
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Boca Raton Fire Rescue Services empowers residents to save lives with innovative app

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Boca Raton, FL - January 30, 2019

City of Boca Raton's Fire Rescue Services will be launching a lifesaving app called PulsePoint at the First Responder Expo on February 2 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Town Center at Boca Raton. The smartphone app links to the ...

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News Flash

Posted on: March 28, 2018

PALM BEACH VEGFEST

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The Ultimate Series of Vegan EventsSaturday, December 14th10 AM - 5 PMFree and Open to the PublicJoin us for Palm Beach VegFest. Always FREE admission, lawn games, vegan food vendors, shopping, and more! The Ultimate Series of Vegan Events.Palm Beach VegF...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

2019 CHERIBUNDI BOCA RATON BOWL COMMUNITY PRE-PARTY

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Sponsored by CheribundiFriday, December 20th6 PM - 9 PM Free and Open to the Public In true T.G.I.F. heel-kicking country style, the community is invited to come out to dine, dance and cheer at Boca's Country Music BBQ, the official pre-...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

SOMETHING BIG YOGA 2020

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Hosted by Yoga JourneyWednesday, January 1st10:00 AMFree and Open to the PublicThe Biggest Free Live Music Yoga Bash In America!Join the community and start your year off right at the BIGGEST FREE OUTDOOR LIVE MUSIC YOGA BASH IN THE COUNTRY. Be there!FAQs...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

SUNDAY JAZZ BRUNCH

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Hosted by the City of Boca RatonSunday, January 12th11:00 AM - 3:00 PMFree and Open to the PublicSpend your Sunday with Brunch, Beats, and Brass at Mizner Park Amphitheater Sunday Jazz Brunch, soak up some sunshine, Jazzy tunes. Come hungry, we will have ...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

CHINESE SPRING FESTIVAL CELEBRATION 2020

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Presented by Chinese Association of Science, Education, Culture of South Florida (CASEC)Saturday, January 18th3:30 PM - 9:30 PMFree and Open to the PublicCASEC is excited to organize another fun filled event to celebrate the Spring Festival of 2020. Like ...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

BRESKY BASH 2020: A CONCERT FOR COMMUNITY

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Hosted by The Law Offices of Robin BreskyThursday, January 23rdVIP: 5:00 PM, Concert: 6:30 PM$20 Ticketed Fundraiser

Starting off the new year on a high-energy, “feel good note” … the open-to-the-public Bresky Bash 2020: “A Concert for Community” presented...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

34TH ANNUAL MUSEUM ART FESTIVAL

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Hosted by the Boca Raton Museum of ArtSaturday, February 1st - Sunday, February 2nd10 AM - 6 PMFree and Open to the PublicThe MUSEUM ART FESTIVAL is the longest running and most prestigious of any in our city, drawing 40,000 art collectors and enthusiasts...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

BOCA RATON SEAFOOD & MUSIC FESTIVAL

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Presented by Paragon FestivalsFriday, February 7th 4 PM - 10 PMSaturday, February 8th 11 AM - 10 PMSunday, February 9th 11 AM - 6 PMTicketed EventThe 3rd Annual Boca Raton Seafood & Music Festival is returning to Mizner Park in Boca Raton on February ...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

THE GREAT MR. SWINDLE'S TRAVELING PECULIARIUM

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And Drink-Ory GardenA Salto Entertainment ProductionFebruary 12 - 16Variety of timesTicketed EventPerformance dates and times:

2/12 Wednesday 7pm2/13 Thursday 4pm & 7pm2/14 Friday 4pm & 7pm2/15 Saturday 4pm & 7pm2/16 Sunday 4pm & 7pm

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS BOCA: CIRQUE DU CINEMA

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Festival of the Arts BOCAFriday, February 28thDoors: 6:30 PM, Event: 7:30 PMTicketed Event

Troupe Vertigo, whose innovative circus-dance-theater works redefine visual space with displays of mental and physical prowess, has created new and original performa...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS BOCA: BEETHOVEN BIRTHDAY BASH

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Constantine Kitsopoulous, and guest The Eroica TrioFestival of the Arts BOCAFriday, February 28thDoors: 6:30 PM, Event: 7:30 PMTicketed EventBorn in December 1770 in Bonn, Ludwig van Beethoven first made his mark as a virtuoso pianist. Yet he soon gained ...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS BOCA: MILOS

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Voice of the GuitarFestival of the Arts BOCASaturday, March 1stDoors: 6:00 PM, Event: 7:00 PMTicketed Event

Montenegro-born Miloš Karadaglić was the first ever classical guitarist to perform in a solo recital at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Of the con...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS BOCA: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK

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Film with Live OrchestraFestival of the Arts BOCAFriday, March 6thDoors: 6:30 PM, Event: 7:30 PMTicketed Event

The Empire Strikes Back is the most critically acclaimed film in the Star Wars franchise. It is also widely regarded as one of the most important...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS BOCA: NU DECO ENSEMBLE RIDES AGAIN

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Festival of the Arts BOCASaturday, March 7thDoors: 6:30 PM, Event: 7:30 PMTicketed Event

If you missed last season’s electrifying performance by Miami-based Nu Deco Ensemble (the riveting Queen medley was particularly memorable), now is your chan...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS BOCA: POSTMODERN JUKEBOX

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Festival of the Arts BOCASunday, March 8thDoors: 6:00 PM, Event: 7:00 PMTicketed Event

When he was growing up in the 1990s, Scott Bradlee did not listen to pop hits like his friends, but to old jazz and Motown records. Years later, as a musician living in ...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

A NIGHT FT. THE MUSIC OF THE ROLLING STONES WITH THE US STONES

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Presented by Nostalgic AmericaThursday March 12thDoors: 5:00 PM, Concert: 7:00 PMTicketed ConcertCome enjoy a night featuring The Rolling Stones Music! The Mizner Park Amphitheater in Boca Raton is a fabulous venue to enjoy a concert - great acoustics - e...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

A NIGHT FT. THE MUSIC OF QUEEN BY ABSOLUTE QUEEN

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Presented by Nostalgic AmericaFriday, March 20Doors: 6:00 PM, Concert: 7:30 PM Ticketed ConcerCome enjoy a night featuring the music of Queen! The Mizner Park Amphitheater in Boca Raton is a fabulous venue to enjoy a concert - great acoustics - e...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

PALM BEACH VEGFEST

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The Ultimate Series of Vegan EventsSaturday, March 21st10:00 AM - 5:00 PMFree and Open to the PublicJoin us for Palm Beach VegFest. Always FREE admission, lawn games, vegan food vendors, shopping, and more! The Ultimate Series of Vegan Events.Palm Beach V...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

A NIGHT FT. THE MUSIC OF ABBA WITH ALMOST ABBA

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Presented by Nostalgic AmericaSaturday,March 28thDoors: 6:00 PM, Concert: 7:30 PMTicketed ConcertCome enjoy a night featuring The music of ABBA! The Mizner Park Amphitheater in Boca Raton is a fabulous venue to enjoy a concert - great acoustics - every se...

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News Flash

Posted on: June 24, 2019

Boca Raton Police Department Joins ‘Neighbors’ by Ring to Provide Users with Real-Time, Local Crime

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‘Neighbors’ aims to reduce crime in communities by connecting people, security cameras and law enforcement.Boca Raton, FL – The Boca Raton Police Service Department today announced that it is joining the free Neighbors app by...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Boca Raton Police investigate fatal hit-and-run accident

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Boca Raton, FL – On May 19th, 2019, at 4:38 am, Boca Raton Police responded to a hit-and-run crash which occurred at 6401 W Glades Road.  

A light grey or white pickup truck was traveling eastbound along W Glades Road. The truck collided...

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

NW 2nd Avenue road work

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Beginning April 29 you’ll start seeing pavement work on a multi-phased project on NW 2nd Ave.

Work will begin at Palmetto and move north in phases along 2nd Ave up to NW 11th Street. ONE lane in each direction will be closed. View timelines on ou...

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