Monthly Archives March 2012

Fourth Annual Savor the Avenue

Savor the Avenue

The Fourth Annual Savor the Avenue, an elegant epicurean experience held each year on Delray Beach’s famed and historic Atlantic Avenue, will take place on Thursday, March 29, 2012 beginning at 5:30pm. Florida’s longest table will feature a four-course dinner provided by 18 of Delray’s premier restaurants.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feast at Florida’s Longest Table, Thursday, March 29 on Delray Beach’s Atlantic Avenue!  

Savor the Avenue benefits Office Depot Foundation and is presented by Delray Beach and Boca Raton magazines along with the Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority,

Xanté and Rutherford Wine Company

DELRAY BEACH, FL, (Feb. 21, 2012):The Fourth Annual Savor the Avenue, an elegantepicurean experience held each year on Delray Beach’s famed and historic Atlantic Avenue, will take place on Thursday, March 29, 2012 beginning at 5:30pm. Florida’s longest table will feature a four-course dinner provided by 18 of Delray’s premier restaurants.  Make your reservations now! (more…)

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Strong was Delray advocate for civil rights

Catherine Strong

Catherine Strong

March 21, 2012|DAVID DIPINO dddipino@tribune.com
Catherine Strong was a woman of firsts.

She was the first woman ever called for jury duty in Palm Beach County, performing her civic duty in January 1950.

Soon after, she took a job as a clerk at Delray Beach City Hall, and in 1953 she was elected to the City Commission, prompting officials to change the title of “city councilman” to “city commissioner.”

In 1954, Strong became the first woman mayor of Delray. (more…)

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Nikki Pelous, Delray Beach woman, featured on new NBC reality show ‘Fashion Star’

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When the new sew-sew-shop-shop show “Fashion Star” debutsTuesday, March 13 at 9:30 p.m. on NBC, South Florida will be all up in the mix.

Nikki Poulos from Delray Beach (by way of Australia) and Luciana Scarabello from Miami (by way of Argentina) will be part of the reality show competition, which innovates the “Project Runway” formula by offering the clothing that wins each challenge for sale in Macy’s, Saks Fifth Avenue and H&M stores the next day(the store buyers are the judges).

Produced and hosted by uber-modelElle Macpherson and with celebrity mentors Jessica Simpson, Nicole Richie and John Varvatos the contest is between 14 up-and-coming designers hoping to land the big prize: 6 million bucks.

Full Article SunSentinel.com

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