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appy birthday America and best wishes from the staff of Atlantic Ave Magazine to you our readers and advertisers. Summer is a magical time in Delray; a chance to experience the most fun small town in the USA without the crowds and traffic of the busier winter months. We give some reasons why summer rocks and also introduce you to a very special young leader Kilburn Sherman in this month’s City People feature. Kilburn is heavily involved in the young professionals movement in Delray and is also hard at work building the entrepreneurial ecosystem in our city. People like Kilburn appreciate both Delray’s existing charm and its vast potential to be an attractive place to live, raise a family and grow a company. Great cities always have a growth mindset and Kilburn is among a cadre of young leaders who will ensure that our city will remain vibrant and competitive. Luckily for Delray, Kilburn is one of many special young talents attracted to Delray. You’ll meet a few others as we introduce you to the latest scholarship winners from the Dare 2 Be Great Foundation. The goal of the organization is to mentor tomorrow’s leaders so that they may come back and help Delray reach new heights. This is the fourth crop of scholarship winners and they are doing incredible things and we could not be prouder. Also in this issue our usual vast array of things to do, places to go, things to eat, ways to exercise and stay healthy and a whole host of pictures and features that celebrate Delray Beach. But first a quick story: I recently ventured south on business to the big city of Miami. While waiting in an office tower reception room, I glanced down to see what I could read. Lo and behold there was Atlantic Ave magazine. When I asked my business associate about his choice of waiting room literature, he remarked: “the only place as cool as Delray is Miami. We want to keep an eye on the competition.” Well…I’m not sure we are competing with Miami, but we sure are a cool place. Speaking of which, stay cool as you enjoy Delray’s hot summer. Have a great Independence Day and we will see you on the ave. Jeff Perlman, Editor
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Murder In Palm Beach...The Homicide that Never Died
Local Bob Brink of Boynton Beach writes a captivating murder mystery that takes place in our very own backyard! But, if you think this novel is set among luxury yachts, million dollar homes, exclusive clubs, and high end resorts... think again. Brink explores the often not talked about underbelly of Palm Beach the dive bars, prostitutes, and common thugs that live just on the other side of the bridge. This story is based on a real murder that happened in 1975 and has managed to stay in the headlines for 15 years. It depicts a flawed judicial system, a prosecutor with particular prejudice, and an innocent man in jail. Many twists and turn take place, suggesting the involvement of politicians, love triangles, wealthy citizens, and the underworld of crime. “It is a story of redemption wrapped in a mystery tale reeking with power, sex, vilolence, and romance.” This book has it all. This great summer beach read is available in paperback, ebook, and internet.
trict, Delray Beach, 561-676-2005, www. rillumaesthetics.com.
Mediation And Mimosas At Vixity Jewelry
For one day only, Sunday July 19, 9:30am to 12pm come and have a mimosa and hear Mediation by Life CoachInspirational Speaker & Author Wendi Blum. All Inspirational Jewelry is offered at 20% off. Vixity Jewelry With an Edge is located at 812 East Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach. Please call 561-270-3544 by July 18th for more information and to RSVP. Space is limited. $20.00 per person includes Meditation and Mimosas.
Fur-Baby Event Raises Money For Charity
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Laura Souza and her Fur-Baby Gianna
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Laura Hansen, owner of Rilluma Esthetics hosted the Ladies Lunch and Learn along with Zo Medical Skin Care at IL Contadino Ristorante. Attendees enjoyed a delicious lunch and also listened to a very informative lecture on skin care from a Zo Medical Skin Care company representative. Everyone received complimentary skin care gifts and 2 lucky winners took home over $400.00 in prizes. Rilluma Esthetics is located at 140 NE 2nd Ave, Suite 24, Pineapple Grove Dis-
Laura Souza, long time waitress and restaurant manager on Atlantic Avenue, and Executive Producer of G Girl Productions LLC had her Fabulous Fur-Baby Cotillion 2015, a magical afternoon, complete with red carpet treatment at the Abaco Golf Club in Jupiter, Florida. Appetizers and a three course lunch was served to all guests and dogs. Elvis (Johnny Ray) also performed. About 50 dressed up Fur-Babies showed off their doggie gowns and tuxedos in a contest for the best dressed dog. Trophies were given out to the winners for Miss Congeniality and Mr. Gentle continued page 10
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Fur-Baby, top evening gown and top tuxedo and best clothing designers for dogs, leading up to the crowning of the 2015 Mr. and Miss Cotillion. The event also raised money for the Yorkie Rescue of Florida with a Raffle and Silent Auction.
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Historic Colony Hotel Makes Major Contribution To Delray Beach Historical Society
Continuing a family tradition of giving back that began more than eight decades ago, Jestena Boughton, owner of the landmark Colony Hotel recently presented the Delray Beach Historical Society with a check for $10,000. “For more than 50 years the Delray Beach Historical Society has been ensuring that the history of our community is being celebrated and preserved for future generations,” Boughton said. “On behalf of the entire team at the Colony, we’re pleased to be able to make this donation, which will help the Historical Society continue to educate residents and visitors about Delray Beach’s fascinating past.” Each year Boughton, a third generation Delray Beach resident whose father and grandfather bought the historic 1926 hotel in 1935, takes $1 from each room-night stay and gives it to charitable organizations that further causes she’s passionate about, including historic and environmental preservation. For more information about the Delray Beach Historical Society visit www.delraybeachhistory.org or call 561-274-9578.
The Achievement Centers for Children and Families
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Michelle Yales is a full-time working agent and resident of Delray Beach. Michelle was raised in South Florida where she graduated from Hollywood Hills High School and Florida Atlantic University. It is in this local economy where she has enjoyed a distinguished business career. She brings local knowledge and solid business experience to her real estate profession. Whether you are buying or selling, you can rest assured that Michelle will be there helping you every step along the way. She has a passion for real estate and a proven track record of making deals happen. Known to be diligent, honest and discrete, Michelle operates with the utmost integrity and reliability. She will leave no stone unturned in completing your real estate transaction.
The Achievement Centers for Children and Families was selected among the 26 non-profit organizations in the world, receiving a $50,000 grant from Northern Trust. In honor of their 125th anniversary, Northern Trust created a special $1.25 million fund to support programs that promote education for disadvantaged young people. Northern Trust Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Frederick H. Waddell said. “I’m proud of our ability to invest in the lives of young people and to help them fully reach their potential. Education is an issue that affects all of us and is critical to building successful families and communities.” Locally, Northern Trust has generously supported the Achievement Centers through various channels such as event sponsorships, program support, and continued page 12
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special events since 1998. Achievement Centers CEO Stephanie Seibel states, “Northern Trust is a trusted community partner with incredibly strong philanthropic ties here in Delray Beach and Palm Beach County. Every year, they make significant contributions to support quality programming for education among children and their families. We are honored and humbled to be selected for this very distinguished award recognizing their 125th anniversary.” Northern Trust employees participate in the employee match
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program and have volunteered hundreds, if not thousands, of hours to ACCF. With the generous support of Northern Trust, The Achievement Centers can continue to promote school readiness, grade level reading, and high school graduation for our community’s next generation.
Habitat For Humanity Of South Palm Beach County - Improving The Lives Of Local Veterans
Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach County is pleased to announce it
has received a grant of $119,167 from the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties. These funds will support the Veterans Build Initiative Program (VIP), which furthers Habitat’s mission to build homes, communities and hope. Active military families, veterans and families of deceased service members may qualify for critical repair services on their existing homes through VIP programs. These services are open to qualified military families living in Boca Raton, Boynton continued page 14
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Beach or Delray Beach. The grant from the Community Foundation follows a very successful rehabilitation on Vetsville, a transitional home for veterans located in Boytnon Beach. The Vetsville project was funded by a grant from The Home Depot Foundation. Habitat’s Executive Director, Michael Campbell said “We are grateful and proud to be part of The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin County’s ongoing commitment to improve the homes and lives of local families”.
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Sandoway House Nature Center
Shark Feeding - Every Tuesday-Saturday at 10:30am and Sundays at 1:30pm Come join us for a splashing good time! Sandoway hosts a daily shark feeding, in the centers 15,000 gallon shark tank. Learn lots of fun and interesting facts about the oceans top predator! Alligator Feeding - Every Wednesday and Saturday @ 1:00pm Come to listen to a short talk on alligators and watch our resident alligator feed on his favorite food! Admission into the
Nature Center is $5.00 per person ages 3 and up. Shark Months - June 1, 2015-August 31, 2015 – All day event. Come see: 100 genuine shark and ray jaws including a Great White jaw, Hawaiian shark tooth weapons and fossil dig to find a shark tooth. Take a photo in a giant Megalodon Jaw! Admission into the Nature Center is $5.00 per person ages 3 and up. The alligator/shark feeding is included with adcontinued page 16
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mission. For more information call 561274-SAND (7263). Decoding Beach Curiosities - July 11, 2015 – 9:00am Join the Sandoway House Nature Center on a beach adventure, hunting and decoding the mystery of the various critters washing up on our shore. Clams, snails, corals, plants and other things daily find their way on our beach. We will examine these critters, their similarities and differences. Tips will be given for better identification of treasures. This exciting, hour long, program is $8 per-person. All ages are welcome and it includes admission to the nature center. Register now at 561-274-7263!
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For the month of July we will only be offering private group tours for 10 or more guests. Private customized tours of Atlantic Avenue and Pineapple Grove are available for groups of 10 or more. Email info@SavorOurCity.com or call (954) 410-3177 for details and group rates.
Camp Boggy Creek Fundrasier – A Trip To Remember
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It was smooth sailing for Camp Boggy Creek supporters last month. If you’ve never heard of Camp Boggy Creek now is the time to learn about this wonderful camp for children with serious illnesses. Founded in 1996 by Paul Newman and General Norman Schwarzkopf, the camp offers children the chance to experience a fun-filled week with other children who share similar experiences. The results are startling. “Children with 6/17/15 12:06 PM
serious illnesses who attend a SeriousFun Camp show improved confidence, higher self-esteem, a greater sense of independence and increased interest in social activity.” The camp has on-site medical care and gives seriously ill children a camp experience filled with compassion, laughter, acceptance and camaraderie. They go fishing, horseback riding or climbing rope towers – which is a rare treat for these children whose lives are marked by doctor’s visits, hospital stays and debilitating treatments. Located near Orlando, the 232-acre camp serves children aged seven to sixteen and their families. The best part is that Camp Boggy Creek never charges campers to attend or contribute anything other than a positive playful attitude. The Camp serves thousands of campers (and their families) year round with activity packed weekly and weekend programs. Over 7,000 children with serious illnesses from South Florida have attended the camp. The Southeast Advisory is a volunteer council of community leaders dedicated to creating awareness of Camp Boggy Creek and to sending local children to the Camp. In honor of the camps mission, a generous contributor from Delray donated the use of his private yacht so guests could learn about the camp and make donations (he also matched the donations given). New Board chair Wendy Durden was on board, as well as Leah Miles and John Hart For information – or to volunteer or donate funds – call: 866-462-6449 http://www.boggycreek.org. Local contact: Leah Miles: 561-281-1793 firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2015 USTA Sweet 16
The 2015 USTA Sweet 16 is a wrap, and an inspiring display it was. Not even forsaking the warm and breezy conditions, the quality of the matches was something promising for the future of American tennis. A special congratulations to Sean Sculley (Hilton Head continued page 18
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Island, SC), winner of the Boys’ 16’s division, as Sean surrendered nothing more than two games in a single set en route to the trophy. That’s an impressive result considering the level of competition at a Tier 1 USTA National event. Complete Main Draw results are as follows: • Boys’ 16 Singles Final: (2) Sean Sculley d. (3) Mac Kiger 6-0; 6-1 • Boys’ 14 Singles Final: (3) Garrett Johns d. (2) Ronan Jachuck 7-6; 6-4 • Girls’ 16 Singles Final: (2) Nicole Mossmer d. Clare McKee 2-6; 6-3; 6-4 • Girls’ 14 Singles Final: (1) Whitney Osuigwe d. Angelica Blake 6-0; 6-2 • Boys’ 16 Doubles Final: Kovacevic/Maciag d. Easterling/ Sculley 6-4; 2-6; 6-4 • Boys’ 14 Doubles Final: Allen/GARCIA d. Johns/Rassner 6-4; 6-2 • Girls’ 16 Doubles Final: Bridges/Lairmore d. Kessler/ Kurtz 6-4; 4-6; 7-5 • Girls’ 14 Doubles Final: Beck/Navarro d. (2) Blake/Wolfberg 7-5; 6-2
Caffe Luna Rosa Hosts ‘Dine Out for a Cause’ Raising $4,000+ to Benefit the Delray Beach Public Library’s Foothold on the Future Campaign
Fran Marincola & Scott Porten Served as Celebrity Chefs at Record-Breaking Fundraiser Caffe Luna Rosa, Delray Beach’s favorite beachfront restaurant, hosted Dine Out for a Cause on June 11, raising more than $4,000 on behalf of the Delray Beach Public Library’s Foothold on the Future Campaign. The most successful Dine Out for a Cause fundraiser in the Library’s history, the delicious event offered great food, great drinks and great company and was co-hosted by Caffe Luna Rosa’s founder/partner Fran Marincola and Scott Porten, immediate past chair of the Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce and president of Porten Companies. “The Delray Beach Public Library is very grateful to our strong community partners and to the record-breaking crowd that enjoyed this tasty event,” says Bonnie Stelzer, Director of Community Relations. “The funds raised at this year’s Dine Out for a Cause, including several generous donations, will be used to help renovate and expand the Library’s Children’s Department with a state-of-the-art Technology Center, a Recording Studio, Family Reading Center and more.”
Girls Night Out At The Hot Spot 813
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Angie Nicolas, Celebrity Wardrobe and Fashion Stylist and owner of the Hot Spot 813 invites all to her Fashion Boutique Friday July 10th from 7-9pm for Food, Fun and Fashion. Everything in store will be 50% off. The Hot Spot 813 is located in the Pineapple Grove District at 181 N.E. 2nd Avenue, Delray Beach, 888-391-5209
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Kids Golf Camp & Academy located at the Delray Beach Golf Club. 2200 Highland Ave, Delray Beach, Contact Golf Pro Ronnie Dunayer, 561-213-1298, email@example.com for information and to register.
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delray under $50 By Darien Arden
Now that Delray Beach is a rising star in the art, culture and social scene, it might seem a little difficult to find affordable activities, shops or restaurants. I am here to prove you wrong. Delray Beach offers a mix of high-end boutiques with laid-back restaurants, and events for the whole family or nightclubs for night owls. Here is what you can do in Delray Beach in July for $50 or less.
t’s that time again where you decorate yourself in America’s colors, eat grilled foods like it’s going out of style, and spend your entire day outdoors, preferably on your bike and near the beach. Independence Day falls on Saturday, July 4 this year and Delray really comes alive to celebrate. The Delray Beach July 4th Celebration is located on A1A and Atlantic Avenue and everyone is invited to enjoy back-to-back live music, outdoor dining, family activities including water activities, creative arts, face painting, sidewalk chalk, photo booth and more, in addition to a beer garden for the adults. This is one of the times where the Avenue is packed with people and the people watching is as fun as the actual activities. Be sure to grab a good seat for the fireworks show because the sky is full of glittered shapes in different colors and sizes and it’s definitely a show you don’t want to miss. The fireworks go off at 9 p.m. from the north end of the
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beach and are simulcast with Wild 95.5 and, if you’re lucky, you might even be able to peek at some of the other fireworks displays along the beach from nearby cities. Visit www.julyfourthdelraybeach.com for more information.
row your stache and channel your inner Ron Swanson because we’re hitting the parks to get our recreation on. (Leslie would be so proud.) July is National Parks and Recreation Month and you’re officially invited to get off the couch and trade in your jammies for sneaks and some crazy cool yoga pants. In addition to visiting any of the Delray parks this month, I’ve got a few ideas for you so start preparing your granola and recyclable water bottles. You can start with Yoga at Veteran’s Park on July 11 at 8:30 a.m. and listen to the birds and passing boats. For $5 you and your Zen can hang ten under the big oak tree at the park, and enjoy refreshments afterward. If you want to skip the exercise, visit the park at 12 p.m. for Music on the Intracoastal. You’re welcome to bring your blanket and chairs and enjoy live reggae music for free. Or, hang out at the park for Music & Art in the Park on July 14 where your eyes can feast on art and your ears can feast on some clever beats, all for free. The local parks have never been so enticing! Veteran’s Park is located at Atlantic Avenue and the Intracoastal. Visit www. mydelraybeach.com or call (561) 2437350 for more information.
es, we’re back in that time of the year again where the environment feels like a sauna, your skin feels like it tans inside your car, and you can’t drink enough water to satiate your thirst. The Dog Days of Summer, from July 3 to August 11, is the name for the most sultry period of the summer. But, as Floridians, we know how to deal. Throw on your favorite cotton dress, grab some adult lemonade and head outdoors. Thankfully we have the Hot Summer Nights outdoor concert series where we can gather every Friday in July. The shows start at 8 p.m. and even though you’re encouraged to bring lawn chairs, the organizers guarantee you’ll be dancing the whole night. The schedule includes: Higher Ground on July 3, Mike Mineo on July 10, Flavor on July 17, Libido on July 24 and The Clique on July 31. All concerts are weather permitting, there is a suggested donation at the entrance, and there is a cash bar and food trucks available. The Hot Summer Nights concert series is held at the Delray Beach Center for the Arts Outdoor Pavilion, 51 N. Swinton Ave. Visit www. delrayarts.org or call (561) 2437922 for more information.
et’s get social! July is Social Wellness Month and this is the best time to hit the Avenue because it’s a bit less crowded and you don’t have to wait an hour for a four top. Salt7 has your social and hunger needs taken care of with their new summer menus so gather the amigos because we’re going out. Salt is offering a Summer of Salads menu that includes lobster, chicken, steak and salmon salads with prices ranging from $16-$21, and this is the most delicious dining option for the summer. I could eat salads all day every day and, especially in the heat of the mid-year months, salads are the best indulgence (and white wine). They also have a Taste of Summer Menu that includes a glass of wine, appetizer and entrée for only $39.95. Options include Caesar salad, miso soup or calamari, followed by filet mignon, salmon or chicken lia, accompanied by sautéed vegetables, mac and cheese or mashed potatoes. The Taste of Summer Menu is available Sunday through Thursday before 8 p.m. until the end of September. Hello for socializing, dining out and not breaking the bank. Salt7 is located at 32 S.E. Second Ave. Visit www.salt7.com or call (561) 274-7258 for more information and reservations.
remember playing board games with my family and it was always such a warm, fuzzy feeling when I lost. Every time. It’s a wonder why we still don’t play games as a family. Actually, it’s not. If you’re feeling the need to have some actual fun family time, I’ve got you. July is Family Golf Month so grab your family and a little friendly competition because we’re hitting the green and getting high on hole-inones. Putt’n Around is our go-to spot for golfing because golf is better when it’s mini-sized. With 36 holes of golfing fun, on either the Everglades or Ocean courses, you’re able to delve into the themed golf courses and hopefully craft your way into winning against your family. There’s even tasty snacks and delicious adult beverages (if you’re able to indulge), and you can hang out in between rounds and just enjoy the space. Putt’n Around is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. One round of golf is $9.85 but check out their Facebook page and website because they’re always offering specials. Putt’n Around is located at 350 N.E. Fifth Avenue. Visit www.puttnaround.net or call (561) 459-2715 for more information.
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1–30 Shark Feeding – Tues–Sat – 10:30am, Sun 1:30pm– $4. Alligator Feeding – Wed & Sat 1pm. 561– 274–7263, sandowayhouse. org
1–31 Shark Feeding & Shark Months – Tues–Sat – 10:30am, Sun1:30pm– $4. Alligator Feeding –Wed & Sat 1pm. 561–274–7263, sandowayhouse.org
1–31 Pottery Classes – Mon–Sat. Cloud House Pottery, Artists Alley. 561– 862–9222, cloudhousepottery.com
1–31 Pickleball – $2.Call for times. Pompey Park Community Center. 561–243–7356. Delray Beach Community Center. 561–243–7250. dbpickle.com
1–31 Savor Our City Culinary Private Tours – Private customized tours of Atlantic Ave and Pineapple Grove for groups of 10 or more guests. 954–410–3177, info@SavorOurCity.com
1–31 Parks & Recreation Month – Celebrate Parks & Recreation Month in Delray Beach! Get out and get moving! Visit any of our Delray Parks this month! mydelraybeach. com/parks–and–recreation
1–22 Delray Beach Lighting Baseball Games – Free. Head on out to Miller Park to enjoy our very own Col-
lege Baseball Team the Delray Beach Lightning! 561–707– 9049, southfloridacollegiateleague.com
1&24 Book Signing at Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore – 7pm. 561–279– 7790, murderonthebeach.com 2 First Thursday Site Tours – 10am–1pm. $5. Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Crest Theatre. 561–243–7922, DelrayArts.org
Hot Summer Nights at is a new outdoor concert series! Delray Beach Center for the Arts Outdoor Pavillon. 561–243–7922 delrayarts.org
3 Art Walk in Downtown Delray – 6pm–9pm. First Friday Art Walk in Downtown Delray – 6pm–9pm. Stroll throughout downtown Delray. 561–243–1077, downtowndelraybeach.com/events
2,9,16,23&30 Empowerment Zone at the Delray Beach Library – 1pm. delraylibrary.org
2 Independence Day Picnic – 4pm. Enjoy music, BBQ, food eating contest, & outdoor games. 505 Teen Center & Hobbit Skate Park. Tony Chin, 561–243–7158
2–9 Family Fun Holiday Activity: Tanabata at the Morikami – 10am–5pm. Free with paid museum admission. 561–495–0233, morikami.org
3,11,18,25 Art-Sea Living ADULT classes – LIVE Mixed Media Demo July 3 At 6pm … American Flad by Jackie Sanders; Mosaic Workshop July 11 9-3 Priced Per Piece; Seashell Art July 18 $85 11-1; Altered Canvas July 25 $45 1-3p; Art Journaling July 25 $35 10-12; Cork and Wine (canvas design) BYOB $50 July 25. We Still Have Art camp Monday thru Friday 10:30 to 2:30pm. Teen Camp Monday Thru Wednesday 2:45 to 5:45pm. Art-Sea Living is located at 514 East Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33483. Call 561-7372600 for more information.
3 Arts Garage Presents Sammy Figueroa – Latin Jazz. $25–35. artsgarage.org
4 Putt’N Around – 10am til 11pm – Come to our course for a round of golf and $2 hotdogs and $1.50 PBR beer all day! (561) 450-6162, puttnaround. net
4 Delray Beach July 4th Celebration – 3:30–9:30pm. Come and celebrate in Delray Beach for the hottest July 4th Celebration in South Florida! A1A and Atlantic Ave, this FREE event will feature back to back live music from Progression, a reggae band and Jimmy Stowe & the Stowaways, a Jimmy Buffet tribute band! Family activities will include a Splash Zone, a Kid’s Corner hosted by the Avenue Church and Sunflower Creative Arts with face painting, craft activities, a photo booth, sidewalk
chalk and much more. Adults can cool down at the Beer Garden hosted by Burger Fi, Caffe Luna Rosa, and Boston’s on the Beach. We’ll also have a custard eating contest for kids and a burger eating contest for adults courtesy of Burger Fi. Countdown to the coolest fireworks show in South Florida with a Lip–sync battle hosted by The Z Rock! 561–278–0424. For full details visit: JulyFourthDelrayBeach.com
4 Fireworks Cruise – 7pm– until Fireworks conclude. $80. Join us for the best seat in town for Delray Beach’s Fireworks! Enjoy our dinner buffet & DJ as you watch the fireworks display from the Intracoastal. 561–243–0686, delrayyachtcruises.com
5 Delray Marketplace Fitness in the Park– 10am. Free fitness class.Delray Marketplace, 561–865–4613, DelrayMarket.com
6,13,20,27 Chi Tai Classes – 5:30pm. Free. Greenlands Variety Store. 561–921–4238,greenlandsstores.com
7,14,21,28 Vinyasa Flow Yoga Classes – 5:30pm. Free. Greenlands Variety Store. 561–921–4238,greenlandsstores.com
7 Break Dance and 80’s Costume Contest– 2:30– 4pm. Free. Show off your best 80’s moves & wardrobe. 505 Teen Center. 561–243–7158
8&22 Delray Marketplace Family Fun Day– 3–6pm. Enjoy a water slide, crafts, train rides, scavenger hunt, and more! .Delray Marketplace, 561–865–4613, DelrayMarket. com
9&23 Steel Drum Cruise– 7–9pm. $25. Escape your daily routine with our Steel Drum Cruise as you take in the sounds of the Caribbean steel drums with the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway views! 561– 243–0686, delrayyachtcruises. com 9 Chamber of Commerce Contacts & Cocktails – 5:15–7pm. Join us at the ABC Carpet & Home. Enjoy cocktails, conversations and culinary delights. 561–278–0424, delraybeach.com
10 Sushi & Stroll at the Morikami – 5:30– 8:30pm. $6–$8. Summer nights in South Florida are something special, especially when they are augmented with taiko drums and a cultural backdrop that can’t be beat! 561–495–0233, morikami.org
10 Parks and Rec Night at South Florida Collegiate Baseball League – 6:30. Free. Field promotions, give–a– ways, Parks and Recreation will throw out the first pitch. Miller Park. 561–707–9049, southfloridacollegiateleague.com
10 Mike Mineo Acoustic/ ”feel good” Pop– 8pm– 11pm. Hot Summer Nights at is a new outdoor concert series! Delray Beach Center for the
PPENINGS HAPP 3 Higher Ground (New/ Current Pop) – 8pm–11pm.
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HAPPENINGS HAP Arts Outdoor Pavillon. 561– 243–7922 delrayarts.org
11,18,25 GreenMarket – 9am–12pm. 30+ Vendors! Delray Beach Tennis Center parking lot. delraycra.org/ greenmarket
11–18 Players International at the Delray Beach Tennis Center – Free. 400 top–ranked players from across the United States in Boys 18 & under and 16 & under divisions, singles & doubles. Winner receives a Wildcard into the Delray Beach Open. 561–243– 7360, delraytennis.com
11 Sandoway House’s Decoding Beach Curiosities – 9am. Join the Sandoway House Nature Center on a beach adventure, hunting and decoding the mystery of the various critters washing up on our shore. 561–274–7263, sandowayhouse.org
11,25 Bon Odori Dance Workshop at the Morikami– $15, advance registration required. 10:30am–12pm. Learn the simple steps to Bon Odori, a traditional Japanese folk dance. 561–495–0233, morikami.org
11 Yoga at Veterans Park – 8:30am–9:30am. $5 includes yoga and refreshments. Under the big oak tree at Veterans Park. Veterans Park, 802 NE 1st Street 11 Music on the Intracoastal – 12pm – 6pm. Free. Live Reggae. Bring your blankets and chairs. Delray Beach
Parks & Rec. Veterans Park, 243–7350
11,12&18 Shrek The Musical, Jr. – Delray Beach Playhouse Children’s Theatre. $12–18. A family–friendly musical comedy that follows the adventures of an ogre named Shrek who sets off on a quest to save a princess from a dragon. 561–272–1281 x4, www.delraybeachplayhouse.com 11,18&25 Writers Workshops at Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore – 10am. $25. 561–279–7790, murderonthebeach.com
11 Health & Fitness at Pompey Park – 9am –1pm. Transforming your health and fitness to peak condition. rootsculturalfestival.org 11 Academic Olympics at Pompey Park – 8am –1pm. Children grades 3 – 12. “Getting Back to our ROOTS: Celebrating Pioneers of Delray.” rootsculturalfestival.org
11,18&25 The Writer’s Studio – 10am. Contact Howard Gleichenhaus. 561–638– 7251, delraylibrary.org
11 Ride and Remember Trolley Tour –10am–12pm– $20. When you board the “Ride & Remember” Trolley Tour, the history of Delray Beach comes alive! Spady Museum. spadymuseum.com
13,20,27 The World of Art Deco: In–Depth” The three session course presented by Dr. Terryl Lawrence. delraylibrary. org
14 Saltwater Brewery Group Art Show– 7–9pm. Join us the second Tuesday of every month to enjoy art from local artists, food trucks, live music and raffles. saltwaterbrewery.com
14 Music & Art in the Park – 6–9pm. Veterans Park. Free. 561–243–7350
16 Shop & Share at Sequin Delray – Join Sequin Delray for shopping from 10am– 9pm and cocktails 6–9pm. 20% of proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. 561–243–9373. sequin–nyc.com
16 Artists Alley Open Studios – 6–9pm – Pineapple Grove Arts District between NE 3rd & 4th Streets, east of 3rd Ave, west of RR tracks. All of the Studios & Galleries in Artists Alley are open with all the artists present. artistsalleydelray.com
17 Flavor (Top 40 Dance Music) – 8pm–11pm. Hot Summer Nights at is a new outdoor concert series! Delray Beach Center for the Arts Outdoor Pavillon. 561–243–7922 delrayarts.org
Beach Playhouse 561–272– 1281 x4, delraybeachplayhouse.com 21 YPAD Social – Social at Max’s Social House. Free to attend, open to Young Professionals under the age of 40. delraybeach.com/ypad 22&23 Arts Garage Presents The Birds – Radio Theatre – 7:30pm. $25–35. artsgarage.org
24 Libido (Dance Party) – Hot Summer Nights at is a new outdoor concert series! Delray Beach Center for the Arts Outdoor Pavillon. 561–243–7922, delrayarts.org 24–26 Roots Cultural Festival at Pompey Park – 12pm – 10pm. The ROOTS Cultural Festival serves as a celebration of the city’s cultural diversity and unity. rootsculturalfestival.org
18 Arts Garage Pat Travers and Mark Stein – Rock. 8pm. $45–60. artsgarage.org
20 Shift of Fortune by Thomas McLaughlin – Free Play Reading. 7:30pm Delray
1–27 “Touched by the Sun” “Watercolorist & Illustrator” – John Bowen. Delray Beach Public Library. 561– 266–9490, delraylibrary.org
1–31 Surfing Museum – Thurs–Sat 11am –5pm. $5 suggested donation, children 11 and under are free with adult supervision. 561–236–0155, surfhistoryproject.org 1–31 Spady Museum Presents African American Neighborhoods of Old Delray Exhibit – $10. 561– 279–8883, spadymuseum.com 14–Sep 6 Reimagined– Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Cornell Museum of Art. 561– 243–7922, DelrayArts.org
27–Aug 22 “Wild & Exotic Art” – Roxanne Lewis, Acrylics Barbara Laskin– . Delray Beach Public Library
25 Arts Garage Nicole Henry– Jazz. 8pm. $25–50. artsgarage.org
18 Funk–Sway – 7:30pm. Spady Museum Complex lawn. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. Cost is $10 cash only. spadymuseum.com
Hits) – 8pm–11pm. Hot Summer Nights at is a new outdoor concert series! Delray Beach Center for the Arts Outdoor Pavillon. 561–243–7922 delrayarts.org
25 Busloop – 5:30pm. $20– 35. East meets West, connecting Delray Marketplace with Downtown Delray. busloop.org
29 Chamber of Commerce Presents Business & Bagels – $5–10. Get your day started out right with some morning networking, while enjoying coffee and bagels. 561– 278–0424, delraybeach.com 30 Splash Dance – 6–6:30pm. Free. Live dance show at the Catherine Strong Splash Park.
1–Aug 31 Shark Months at Sandoway Nature Center – $4. Take a bite out of summer and come see: 100 genuine shark and ray jaws including a Great White jaw, Hawaiian shark tooth weapons and fossil dig to find a shark tooth. 561– 274–7263
16–Sept 13 The Morikami Menagerie: Creatures in Japanese Art & Japan’s Robot Kingdom – Mecha and Androids and Cyborgs, Oh My! Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens. 561–495–0233, Morikami.org
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pictures ║ on the ave
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1- Adrianne, Roxana @
Moroco Orthodontics 2- Chef/Partner Marvin Barrera @ Caffé Luna Rosa 3- Brady @ The Original Popcorn House 4- Richie @ Bambini’s Garden PIzzeria 5- Robin, Allegra @ A Blast From The Past
6- Carole, Olivia, Pamela @
Stitches By The Sea 7- Haley’s 12th Birthday Party @ Art Sea Living 8- Tim, Thomas, William @ The Colony Hotel 9- Javier, Luciana, Kayla, Ellie, Alyssa @ Tyler Presley Salon 6
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Photos: Melissa Korman
1- Scott, Danny @ Smoke Inn 2- Joel @ Dash Travel 3- Sam, Babs @ Art Sea Living 4- Meghan, Lola @ Lady Delray 5- Justina, Lucy @ The 3
Colony Hotel 6- Megan, Hannah @ The Delray Beach Running Company 7- Alice, Margaret @ Margaux Riviera 8- Sasha with Rob @ The Ave 9- Mindy, Michael, Kim, Alissa @ Vixity Jewelry
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pictures ║ in the pineapple grove arts district
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1- Esais, Hayden @ Lanzetta’s Barbershop 2- John, Emily @ Delray Camera Shop 3- Daleo, Claudio, Michael, @ Il Contadino 4- Pian, Jeb, Sol @ House of Siam 5- Katerina, Helena, Adrianna, Michael @ El Camino
6- Bill @ Purlife
7- Ronnie, Katie with Bruno @ My Salon Suites 8- Melissa, Amy @ Delray Art & Framing 9- Dianne @ Dianne Adams Salon 10- Ingoo, Min @ Yama Sushi Korean BBQ 5
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pictures ║ In the pineapple grove artists district
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entertainment ║ gotta know
Seen Around Town and Elsewhere…
Jon Levinson, Paul Slattery and Mitch Kirschner at Tom Sawyer’s, Morgan Russell and Tom Lynch at Brule, Bill Branning, Tamara Rabil, Bryan DeFrances, Brenda Zappitell, Patty McGuire, Drew Tucker, Frances Bourque and friends in the Cornell Museum, Chuck Halberg, Flat Stanley and Jimmy Christe on the road for Kids and Cops, Perry Don Francisco back in town, Fran Marincola and Kim Thomas with Sasha and Armand in Delray Lakes, Stephen Greene at City Oyster, Shekinah Fashaw back in town, Kurt Lehmann with a new pup, Karyn Premock celebrating her retirement at Fifth Avenue Grill with bunches of grateful clients and Billy Christ, Rex, Gary E, Lloyd Hasner and a cast of thousands, Rebecca Shelton at Avenue Pilates, Brian Boles and Tom Kriete at LA Fitness, The Bumgarners from Napa wine fame at Caffe Luna Rosa with Melissa and Scott Porten, Tom Laudani and Ann Driscoll, Jodie and Fabio Labrusco in town from Florence, Italy, Alex Dominguez at the Tilted Kilt, Dave and Diane Reeves at Villagio, Carl Poliacek at Vic and
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Angelo’s, Charles Byron Andrews at Bennie’s on the Beach, Ian Mellul with the first lady on the road somewhere in Ohio, Debra Dowd in Maine, Pame Williams having adventures on her walks around town, Jennifer Costello seen downtown, Diane Franco at Living Room Theatres, Ben Perlman at Hugo Boss in the mall, Shelly O’Hare post yoga at Poppy’s, Mark Gregory at Caffe Luna Rosa, Joe Gillie at Cabana El Rey, Mary Katherine Morales spotted downtown, Beth Johnston at the Delray Center for the Arts, Chris Brown at Beer Trade Company.
Pickleball Open House and Demonstration
It’s been called the sweet sport with the sour name, but with an estimated half a million active players worldwide, Pickleball is growing locally thanks to the Delray Beach Parks and Recreation Department. Now with the National Parks and Recreation month celebration coming in July, you’ll be able to see in action this exciting sport designed for all ages. A Pickleball demonstration and class will be offered as part of the month-long celebration at the Delray
Beach Community Center on Saturday July 18, along with open court time for current players. Playing time is from 1 pm to 3:00 pm. Pickleball is a mini-tennis-like game that was created in 1965 to provide a sport for the entire family. A combination of Ping-Pong, tennis and badminton, Pickleball can be played indoors or outdoors. Played on a smaller court than tennis, the game lends itself to people of all ages and skill levels. But while started as a family game, Pickleball has grown to be a full fledged sport with formalized rules and tournaments, and it is offered in schools, parks, camps, and communities. Delray Beach offers a number of locations to play the sport, including Pompey Park Community Center and the Delray Beach Community Center. Nearby locations also include Caloosa Park and the Hester Community Center in Boynton Beach, Sugar Sand Park in Boca Raton, and Constitution Park and Westside Park Gym in Deerfield Beach. Check with your local Parks and Recreation department for location and hours. But come down to the Delray Beach Community Center on July 18, 1:00 to 3:00 pm to see this fun and healthy game.
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Delray Beach resident Valerie Ferrara at the Entabeni Game Reserve after running the 2015 Big Five Marathon in South Africa on June 20
Jen Davis from Second Time Around in Georgia on vacation visiting other Second Time Around Stores
Dan Tauriello, Sue Tauriello, Judy Hertan and Mike Smith at Hope Town Harbour Lodge in The Bahamas
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entertainment ║ gotta see
By skip sheffield
t’s summer time and the movies are biggies, as in blockbusters. The month of July starts with two of them.
July 1 Arnold Schwarzenegger returns as Terminator model T-800 in “Terminator: Genisys,” directed by Alan Taylor. The setup is John Connor (Jason Clarke), leader of human resistance against Skynet machines, sends Sgt. Kyle Reese (Jai Courtney) back to the year 1984 to protect Connor’s mother Sarah (Emelia Clarke) from Terminator assassins. Sarah is an expert fighter assisted by old T-800 (Schwarzenegger) against the new model T-1000 (Lee Byung-hun). Good ol’ J.K. Simmons is Det. O’Brien. The movie was shot in New Orleans and San Francisco and is said to be the first of a new trilogy. Here is one for the ladies. The beefcake boys are back in “Magic Mike XXL.” Three years after Magic Mike (Channing Tatum) gave up stripping, he gets the remaining Kings of Tampa crew together for one last big blowout in Myrtle Beach, SC. Gregory Jacobs, assistant director on “Oceans 12,” leads this sequel. Additional male cast is Matt Bomer, Donald Glover, Adam Rodriguez, Kevin Nash, Stephen “Twitch” Boss and Joe Maganiello as Big Dick Richie.
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Christina Applegate “Vacation”
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July 10 Those lovable “Minions” are back in a movie of their own. Technically “Minions” could be called “Despicable Me 3,” for it continues characters created by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud from the first one in 2010. This time villainturned-good-guy adoptive dad Gru, voiced by Steve Carell, is gone, replaced by a new villain, Scarlett Overkill, voiced by Sandra Bullock. Minions Stuart, Kevin, and Bob require a new villain they can blindly follow in this CG-animated, directed by Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balden. Their search takes them from Antarctica to New York City in the 1960s in a script by Brian Lynch (“Puss and Boots”). Others in the mix are Michael Keaton, Jon Hamm, Allison Janney and Jennifer Saunders as Queen Elizabeth II.
July 17 Speaking of titles that tell the story, we have “Trainwreck,” which sadly has been happening a lot lately. Oh wait, this is an R-rated comedy, directed by Judd Apatow, who for the first time did not write his script. That writer would be star Amy Schuster, who stars as a career woman named Amy; a successful magazine writer. From the time she was a little girl, Amy had the idea drilled in her head by her unconventional dad (Colin Quinn) that monogamy is overrated. The idea is put to the test when Amy starts to fall for the subject of her article on big shot sports doctor Aaron Connors, played by Bill Hader. Spoofing himself in a cameo appearance is LeBron James.
July 24 “Paper Towns” is a coming-of-age story based on a 2008 novel by John Green, author of “The Fault in Our Stars.” Quentin (Nat Wolff) and his enigmatic mystery-loving neighbor Margo (Cara Delevigne) embark on an all-night adventure through their home town in which Margo disappears and must be found by deciphering cryptic clues. Jake Schreier directs. Another mystery is brewing in “The Vatican Tapes.” Angela Homes (Olivia Taylor Dudley), 27, cuts her finger ac-
cidentally and is rushed to a hospital emergency room. Instead of getting better she starts acting erratically. People close to her are adversely affected. Could she be possessed? Two priests from the Vatican are called in to perform an exorcism. Then all Hell breaks loose. Mark Neveldine (“Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance”) directs. Michael Pena is Father Lozano. Djimon Hounson is Vicar Imani. Dougray Scott is Roger Holmes and Kathleen Roberts is Dr. Richards. July 29 Many of us are on “Vacation” this time of year. What could go wrong? If you saw the 1983 John Hughes comedy classic, you realize just about anything. Directors John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldenstein, who wrote “Horrible Bosses” and its sequel, helm this update remake of the Griswold family’s ill-fated journey to Walley World. The grown-up Rusty Griswold is played by Ed Helms, who wants the perfect gift for wife Debbie (Christina Applegate). You guessed it: a cross-country trip to the fabled amusement park. Original mom and dad, Clark (Chevy Chase) and Ellen Griswold (Beverly D’Angelo) make cameo appearances. Leslie Mann plays the gown-up Audrey Griswold and Chris Hemsworth is her husband, anchorman Stone Crandall.
July 31 Go ahead, admit it: you just love Tom Cruise. No? Then you won’t care about “Mission: Impossible- Rogue Nation,” which is the fifth in a series of international adventures starring Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt, head of the elite IMF (Impossible Mission Force) first created for television by Bruce Geller. Don’t scoff. This is the most successful movie series ever, with grosses of over $2 billion. Director and frequent Cruise collaborator (“Jack Reacher”) Christopher McQuarrie wrote this yarn about the sinister Syndicate, headed by a shadowy character played by Sean Harris, who wants to destroy the IMF. Back on Hunt’s team are Simon Pegg, Jeremy Renner, newcomer Rebecca Ferguson as Ilsa, and for his fifth time as Luther Stickell, Ving Rhames.
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entertainment ║ gotta HEAR
By skip sheffield
he Fourth of July isn’t just a time to celebrate our USA Independence Day. Both Delray Beach and Boca Raton have large celebrations. It’s also time for (mostly) young music lovers to get warped. The 20th Annual Vans Warped Tour makes its first stop Saturday, July 4 at Coral Sky Amphitheater in West Palm Beach. July 4 Vans Warped Tour, named after the skateboard company, started out as a celebration alternative and hardcore punk rock. In the years since it has embraced other genres. What you get is around 30 groups playing continuously from noon to 11 p.m. on two stages. Acts this year are Never Say Never, Handguns, Kosha Dilz, Neck Deep, Palisades, Blessthefall, Hundredth, Asking Never, The Wonder Years, Attila & The Huns, Pierce The Veil, We Came as Romans, Crossfaith and many more. General admission is $48.50 and gates open at 11 a.m. at Coral Sky Amphitheater, 15 miles west of I-95 in West Palm Beach. Call 800-745-3000. July 9 How many progressive rock bands do you know that are Mormons? All four of the Neon Trees of Provo, Utah are. The group took its name from the illuminated trees in In-N-Out Burger signs. They visit the alternative music emporium Revolution Live in Fort Lauderdale at 8 p.m. Thursday, July 9. Tickets are $25 advance, $27 day of show. Call 954-449-0125. July 10 Boston’s Barenaked Ladies, who are neither naked nor female, bring their “Last Summer on Earth Tour” with Violent Femmes and Australia’s Colin Hay at 7 p.m. Friday, July 10 to Sunset Cover Amphitheater off Glades Road in West Boca Raton. Tickets are $40 advance or $50 at the gate. Call 800-745-3000 or go to www. ticketmaster.com. Arts Garage, 180 N.E. First St., Delray Beach has a double dose of jazz this weekend. Sammy Figeroa performs at 8 p.m. Friday, July 10 and Le Nard Rutledge entertains at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 11. Tickets are $25-$40. Call 561-450-6367 or go to www.artsgarage.org. Over at Revolution Live, more young groups: Between the Buried and Me,
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Como Eleliptic Tour, with Animals as Leaders and The Contortionist playing at 7:30 p.m. July 10. Tickets are $22.50 advance, $25 at the door. Call 954-449-1025. July 17 Rose Max performs Brazilian jazz at 8 p.m. Friday, July 17 at Arts Garage in Delray Beach. Tickets are $25-$40. Call 561450-6367. July 20 Outrageous and notorious Nicki Minaj plays an outdoor concert “Pinkprint Tour” at 7 p.m. Monday, July 20 at Bayfront Park Amphitheater in downtown Miami. Guests include Meek Mill, Tinashe, Dej Loaf and Rae Tremmural. Tickets are $48.60 lawn and $48.60-$145.75 reserved seat at TicketMaster. Call 800-745-3000. July 21 Love means never having to say you’re sorry. That was the slogan of “Love Story” in 1970, adapted from Erich Segal’s sentimental novel about a boy and girl from different social classes. Stars Ali McGraw and Ryan O’Neal are back together performing another bittersweet musing about relationships; A.R. Gurney’s “Love Letters,” which opens Tuesday, July 21 and runs through July 26 at Broward Center for the Arts. McGraw and O’Neal play a woman and man who reveal their love, hope and fears over a 50year period. Tickets start at $35. Call 800-745-3000 or go to www.browardcenter.org. July 22 Baldheaded Bill Corgin and his Smashing Pumpkins play a double bill with Florida-bred Brian Warner, aka Marilyn Manson at 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 22 at Miami’s Bayfront Park Amphitheater. Tickets are $48.60 lawn and $48.60-$108.50 reserved seat at TicketMaster. Call 800-745-3000. July 24 Relax under the stars while recording groups Three Doors Down and Seether play their greatest hits at 8 p.m. Friday, July 24 at Pompano Beach Amphitheater, 1806 N.E. Sixth St. Tickets are $49.85$71.40 at TicketMaster. Call 954-5195500. July 25 California stoner-jam band Slightly
Stoopid jams with Dirty Heads and Stick Figure out in West Boca at Sunset Cover Amphitheater at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 25. Tickets are $34.50 advance and $40 at the gate, plus $10 parking. Call 800-745-3000. Beautiful jazz and American music singer Nicole Henry performs at 8 p.m. July 25 at Arts Garage in Delray Beach. Tickets are $25-$40. Call 561-450-6367. Silky-smooth-voiced soul singer Smokey Robinson sings for you at 8 p.m. July 25 at Seminole Hard Rock Live in Hollywood. Tickets are $54, $69 and $84 at TicketMaster or www.myhrl.com July 30 Tennessee singer-songwriter Clarence Greenwood, aka Citizen Cope, performs with Counting Crows and Hollis Brown at Miami’s Bayfront Park Amphitheater at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 30.Tickets are $30.75 lawn and $30.75-$78.25 reserved seat at TicketMaster. Call 800-745-3000.
entertainment ║ gotta READ
By LISA MARIE
Nemesis (FBI Series #19)
By Catherine Coulter Available July 7, 2015 # 1 New York Times–bestselling author Catherine Coulter brings the next highoctane thriller in the FBI series featuring Dillon Savich and Lacey Sherlock. When Special Agent Lacey Sherlock foils a terrorist attack at JFK airport, she thinks her job is done and turns the reins over to the New York FBI. But stopping the grenadecarrying crazy was only the beginning. Another plot unfolds nearly simultaneously with a bomb at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. The terrorist at JFK refuses to speak to anyone but Sherlock. She heads back with counterterrorist Special Agent Cal McLain to try to get him to talk. Meanwhile, Savich—with the help of Agent Griffin Hammersmith—has his hands full trying to track an elusive murderer who looks like a Hollywood Dracula. When Dracula’s attempts to kill Savich collide with Sherlock’s terrorist case, very strange things happen.
The tenth book in this beloved author’s consistently best-selling series featuring his insatiably curious, ever-delightful Edinburgh philosopher and amateur sleuth who now takes on a case like none she’s had before: one with paranormal implications. From a small town outside Edinburgh comes the news that a young boy has been recounting vivid recollections of a past life: a perfect description of an island off the coast of Scotland which he couldn’t possibly know, and a house there, where he claims to have spent his former life. When the boy’s mother asks Isabel to investigate his claims, she feels she must—of course!—help them learn the truth, and she and Jamie set off for the island. But finding the house the boy described only leads to more complicated questions. And when she learns about the tragic story of the family who lived there, Isabel is suddenly faced with a situation of extraordinary delicacy that will require all of her skills both as sleuth and philosopher. (Meantime, back in Edinburgh: Will an elder lothario take Grace away from Isabel? Would Isabel be able to manage without her stalwart housekeeper, companion, and babysitter?)
By Maci Bookout Available July 21, 2015
After the Storm: A Kate Burkholder Novel By Linda Castillo Available July 14, 2015
The Novel Habits of Happiness: An Isabel Dalhousie Novel (10) By Alexander McCall Smith Available July 21, 2015
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When a tornado tears through Painters Mill and unearths human remains, Chief of Police Kate Burkholder finds herself tasked with the responsibility of identifying the bones--and notifying the family. Evidence quickly emerges that the death was no accident and Kate finds herself plunged into a thirty year old case that takes her deep into the Amish community to which she once belonged. Meanwhile, turmoil of an emotional and personal nature strikes at the very heart of Kate’s budding relationship with state agent John Tomasetti. A reality that strains their fragile new love to the breaking point and threatens the refuge they’ve built for themselves--and their future.
New York Times bestseller Linda Castillo brings us this electrifying thriller where Kate Burkholder must uncover a family’s long-hidden past to solve a brutal murder
When a good southern girl becomes a single teen mom, how does she hold onto her dreams? Maci Bookout was just a normal, slightly overachieving high school girl in Chattanooga, Tennessee. But then she got pregnant, and everything turned upside down. Even as she rose to fame on MTV’s hit series Teen Mom, Maci was struggling to balance life as a single teen mom with her own hopes and dreams... all while honoring her own sense of independence. This is the true story of how she took charge of the unexpected to build a life for herself and her son Bentley, and managed not to go crazy in the process. Because sometimes growing up is an act of will...and Maci’s will is bulletproof.
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travel ║ ODYSSEY AFOOT
By Dennis and Cameron Pendleton
It is said that “knowledge is power” and of all the things to know in life, the most valuable is.. Simply knowing yourself. There are no technical manuals to knowing yourself, no shortcuts, and no one can do it for you. This is probably why so few people have accomplished it.
In 2010 I had decided that the best way for my 10 year old son and I to get to know each other, and for us to better know ourselves, was to spend a few months hiking the Appalachian Trail. The close companionship, lack of distractions and long days with nothing to do but walk and talk, proved to be well suited for that task. Before we set out, I made sure that my son understood that there was no geographic goal in mind, no expectations, no pressure; we would remain on the trail until he no longer wanted to be there. Our goal was to simply learn about hiking, the country we love and most importantly, each other. Within the first week of our Appalachian Trail adventure we fell completely in love with hiking and set our sights on thru-hiking to Maine. Each day was filled with dreams of the trail ahead and beyond. The PCT, the CDT and joining the ranks of the most respected of all hikers, “Triple Crowners.” The lessons learned during our AT hike were far more numerous and detailed than had been anticipated. Every day brought something new; A new mountain to climb, a new river to ford, a new view of the path ahead. Each day was its own unique adventure. We tried to get as much out of each day as we could physically, emotionally and spiritually. We climbed every fire tower, paused at every lookout, and
walked every white blaze. Each day reaffirming our self-proclaimed motto “the last one up Katahdin wins.” On October 14th, 2010, we stood beside a frozen sign that read “Mt. Katahdin, northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail”, and with teary eyes and confused hearts, we began the hardest part of our trek, the journey home. The following year, 2011, we had every intention of continuing our quest for the “Triple Crown” by hiking the Pacific Crest Trail. However, a six month hike, a long promised high school graduation present of a European tour and one daughter already in college all proved too much for our budget. We then adopted our “every other year plan.” Isn’t it funny how some things in life, like our “every other year plan,” born of necessity turn out to be so important and essential to success? We consoled ourselves to working, training and planning for a 2012 PCT hike. In 2012 we hit the ground running, and the time spent over the previous year, running, cycling and swimming paid off in a big way. On January 2, 2012, we departed Key West and began hiking the Florida Trail to prepare our feet, backs and minds for the upcoming adventure that would test us over
the next ten months. In April, we flew to San Diego where we made our way to the Mexican border, and on April 18th began walking north on the Pacific Crest Trail. From the beginning this was very different from our AT hike. Standing at the Mexican border looking north, with the intention of thru-hiking our way to Canada was a complete departure from our previous mindset. 700 miles of desert, snow packed passes and blue lakes of the High Sierras; giant sequoias and ancient chains of volcanic mountains were all constant reminders that this was not the AT; this was not the east coast. This was a completely different and unique adventure all of its own. September, 21st, 2012 found us at the Canadian border looking thin, frail and slightly malnourished but extremely happy. With several thousand miles under our belt (and on our feet!!) we were feeling a little less than excited about our usual training routine to prepare for the Continental Divide Trail. We needed a break and something new. On our PCT hike we had heard tales of a coast to coast bike route, and the idea of an adventure that involved NO WALKING sounded like just the thing we needed. After a little research we discovered the “Southern Tier”, a back roads bicycle route that travels from St.
Augustine, Florida to San Diego, California. Within weeks we had our maps and began planning our trip. With our now extensive backpacking experience, the trip fell together with very little effort. In February, 2013, we bought two bicycles, four racks, and eight panniers (saddle bags for bicycles). We walked our bicycles out our front door, rode east on Atlantic Avenue, made a left on A1A and headed north toward St. Augustine. One week later we reached St. Augustine where we made another left and headed west toward California. After ten weeks we were watching the sun set over California with our feet in the Pacific Ocean. At that point our feet were well rested and fully recouped from our PCT hike, it was now our backsides that needed a rest! From our first weeks of hiking the AT we had heard trail rumors, camp fire tales, and outright horror stories of the CDT, the Continental Divide Trail. The stories continued on the PCT, following us everywhere we went. Everyone seemed to know of the CDT but no one knew anyone that had actually hiked it. This made planning for it seem much more difficult. There ARE people who have hiked the CDT, and after a great deal of research we found everything we
needed to plan our hike. The CDT was however, by far the toughest trail we’ve hiked, in every way! The planning, logistics, and execution were twice as hard as all the other trails combined. We feel so fortunate that we hiked these trails in the order that we did. Without the knowledge and experience gained on the AT and PCT, we truly believe we would not have been able to successfully hike the CDT. Every day the CDT earned its slogan “Embrace the Brutality.” Each day was a trial, a test and a blessing. The CDT has no signs, no blazes and no trail to follow. You have to navigate your way across open terrain, over mountains and through seemingly endless forests. Day to day, pass to pass, mountain to mountain you make your way north, with an eye on the weather and your mind on the calendar. “Canada before winter”, and winter comes early in Canada. So many things can go wrong on the CDT, so when you get to Glacier National Park in northern Montana the anticipation mounts and you start to get a little giddy… The end is in sight. Three days of heavy snow brought us back to reality, “it’s not over till we reach the border.” On September, 12th, 2014 we reached the Canadian border and cel-
ebrated with a photo at the northern terminus monument wearing the traditional cardboard “Burger King” crowns, symbolizing completion of the “Triple Crown.” When people compare the first photo from the first trail, to the last photo of the last trail, they’ll see the height difference between a ten year old and a fifteen year old, or maybe a few more wrinkles and a little less hair of a fifty-five year old. What they won’t see is what it took to get there. They won’t see the good times, the hard times, the tears, the songs and the hugs. They’ll miss the campfires, the blisters, the frozen hands and the laughter. They can’t see the lessons learned, the scars that were earned, the endless sunsets, and the promises of a new day. Regardless of what people can or can’t see, trust me when I tell you that beyond all the things we have seen, beyond all the places we have been, beyond all the good people we have met, the greatest knowledge there is to be gained comes from… simply knowing yourself. More people have died on Mt. Everest than have hiked the “Triple Crown”. There will be no parades, no medals and no ribbons but we are proud to be two among those few.
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health & beauty ║ pain relief
A Major Cause of Back and Neck Pain
BY DR. TRAVIS LAMPERSKI
Shockingly, 8 out of 10 Americans will suffer from neck and low back pain sometime during their life, with facet syndrome accounting for a large percentage of these symptoms. A recent study on low back pain showed involvement of one or more facet joints in 79% of the patients.
Many individuals with facet syndrome will often notice low back stiffness that becomes worse when sitting for long periods of time or when they first wake up in the morning and begin to move. They also may have trouble turning their head side to side or at times need to turn their entire upper body because it is too painful. Even bending forwards and backwards or walking upright can be very difficult. Facet syndrome can present itself as well-localized, dull or burning pain in the neck and low back, but that is not always the case. Lumbar facet syndrome can radiate into the buttock region, pelvis or thighs rarely traveling below the knee, while cervical facet syndrome can produce pain in the shoulder, arms, mid back and can also cause severe headaches. Most often individuals will blame their stiffness and pain on such things as their mattress, pillow or stress. They may even think that it is “normal” to feel this way. Articular facets are bony projections on the superior (upper) and inferior (lower) portion on the backside of the vertebras of the spinal column. These areas interlock with each other making up the zygapophyseal joint or “z-joint” which promote spinal support and are the key components to insure proper spinal motion. Like any other joint within the body, these areas experience constant repetitive movements where they interlock and become susceptible to injury 46 July 2015 | www.AtlanticAveMagazine.com
and other degenerative conditions. Conditions such as Arthritis, Overuse Syndrome and Stereotypic Movement Disorders are some of the most common. Facet joints are incased in a synovial capsule which supplies proper nutrients to the joint and provides the “meniscoid” structure with lubrication needed to insure smooth gliding over one another, much like the meniscus in our knees. These joints are in constant motion throughout our life and can become worn and traumatized. As these joints become worn, they no longer provide the proper lubrication they need and can be-
come inflamed and irritated, leading to Facet Joint Osteoarthritis in the future. Bony projections begin to form within the joint causing it to become hypertrophied (enlarged) and inflamed, limiting an individual’s range of motion and producing pain. The main focus when treating any facet syndrome is to restore proper motion and function to the joint along with decreasing pain and inflammation. Conservative treatment options should be the first choice for an individual suffering from this condition. Chiropractic spinal manipulation is one of the best ways to restore that lost mobility in the spinal column. Non-surgical spinal decompression and flexion-distraction can be a gentle and painless way to decompress the facet joints and aid in stretching tight musculature in the neck and low back. In addition, applying class IV cold laser therapy to the involved area will enhance the metabolism of local cells, increasing blood flow, reducing pain and swelling thus speeding up the healing time. “Re-training” or “firing” specific areas of the brain by way of neurophysiologic exercises can increase tone within the muscles of the spine to improve stability. Lastly, ergonomic changes, mobilization therapy, and properly prescribed stretch/strengthening exercises will help ensure any recurring episodes. The Conde Center For Chiropractic Neurology 401 West Atlantic Avenue, Suite #014 Delray Beach, FL 33444 561-330-6096 www.thecondecenter.com
health & beauty ║ dermatology
PREVENT WRINKLES BEFORE THEY START
By Thomas C. Balshi, M.D.
For the health conscious Floridian, today’s approach to health is to prevent the damage before it occurs. Preventive medicine and “Age Management” are at the forefront of the health and wellness revolution.
We eat better, exercise more, practice yoga and take supplements to ward off the inevitable onslaught of health concerns like brittle bones, high cholesterol, memory loss, and stress related disease. But, are we conscious about what we do with our skin, or do we just wait until the damage is done before we take action? What can we do to prevent wrinkles? One way to brace your face for the future and to prevent lines, wrinkles, and pigmented age spots is the use of sun block, especially on the face, neck and hands. SPF 30 is plenty. A healthy diet provides plenty of 48 July 2015 | www.AtlanticAveMagazine.com
vitamin D, so don’t try and use that excuse. Wearing sun block not only prevents skin cancer, but also assuredly prevents wrinkles and age spots. To verify, check the inside of your arm. A crucial step is to start boosting collagen production before it breaks down. Look for topical products with ingredients like vitamin C (“Energize” Collagen Amplifier), power peptides and growth factors (“Rejuvenate” Accelerated Renewal Treatment) and free radical scavengers (“Bliss” Red Tea Serum). These are known to improved collagen production. Thirty or even forty is not too young
for injectables and fillers. They can actually prevent early signs of aging and improve minor issues creeping up. Injectables such as Botox™, Dysport™, Restylane™ and Juvederm™ can also be used to prevent wrinkles that are scheduled for a later decade. Take control now. You need never look like your grandparents. Dermatologists are not just for diseased skin. Dr. Thomas C. Balshi 4665 W. Atlantic Ave 561-272-6000 southflderm.com www.balshimd.com
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health & beauty ║ Your Dental Health
Congratulations, You’re Pregnant!
BY Tiffany DUDLEY, DDS - general dentist at Spodak Dental GROUP
Maintaining a healthy mouth is positively linked to having a healthy baby!
Congratulations on this exciting and busy time in your life! There is so much to think about right now – nutrition, baby clothes, pregnancy books, how to pay for college! – but don’t forget about your teeth and gums. It may be easy to overlook your mouth when you’re thinking about your growing belly, but it’s equally important to maintain a healthy mouth while you’re maintaining a healthy body. Brushing and flossing contributes to your overall health, and if your mouth is healthy, it’s more likely that your baby’s mouth will be healthy. Your body and mouth will experience many changes during pregnancy. Due to the increase in hormones during pregnancy, particularly an increase in estrogen and progesterone, your gums are more prone to bacterial accumulation. This accumulation can lead to gingivitis, which presents itself as painful, red-swollen gums that may bleed, and generally begins to surface as early as the second month. Pregnancy gingivitis, if left untreated, can progress to periodontitis, a more serious form of gum disease. The good news is that routine dental treatment can be performed safely at any time during pregnancy so you can avoid this with proper care! Your dental health also plays an important role in your ability to deliver a full-term, healthy weight baby. Research suggests a link between pre-term, low birth weight babies and gingivitis because excessive bacteria can enter the bloodstream through your gums. If this happens, the bacteria can travel to the uterus, triggering the production of the chemical prostaglandins, which is suspected to induce premature labor. Furthermore, untreated dental disease can lead to pain, infections and unnecessary exposure to medications, any of which could harm the developing fetus. Poor oral health can also affect the nutritional intake of expectant moth50 July 2015 | www.AtlanticAveMagazine.com
ers, which is essential for fetal growth and survival. Pregnant women are also at risk for developing pregnancy tumors, which are inflammatory, non-cancerous growths that develop when swollen gums become irritated. Normally, the tumors are left alone and usually shrink on their own after the baby’s birth, but if a tumor is uncomfortable and interferes with chewing, brushing or flossing, the dentist may decide to remove it. In addition to examining for oral disease, dentists may notice dental erosion in pregnant women, due to increased acid in the mouth following morning sickness. To neutralize this acid, pregnant women should rinse their mouth with a tablespoon of baking soda dissolved in a cup of water. The teeth should be brushed only after the mouth has been rinsed and the acid has been neutralized to prevent further damage to the enamel. The simple solution to preventing problems is to visit your dentist before you plan to become pregnant or if you believe you’re pregnant. The dentist will perform an exam, thoroughly check your teeth and gums, and have a hygienist clean your teeth. Pregnant women can also take healthy oral care steps at home and include brushing with fluoride toothpaste at least twice a day and after each meal when possible; flossing thoroughly each day; rinsing her mouth after morning sickness; and enjoying good nutrition (particularly plenty of Vitamin C and B12) that will help keep the oral cavity strong and healthy. Good daily care is vital in controlling plaque, which will also reduce gum irritation and decrease the likelihood of pregnancy tumors. If you are already pregnant, it’s not too late! You can visit the dentist during your second trimester. If you have any of the above conditions, it is safe to seek treatment while you are pregnant. In most cases, a dental
Dr. Tiffany Dudley is expecting her first child in mid-September with her husband Brian Dudley! She encourages all expecting mothers to brush, floss and see their dentists!
cleaning will take care of the disease as well as alleviate the painful symptoms. Your dentist will also be able to gauge the effectiveness of your oral hygiene and give you helpful tips for at-home care. To ensure a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby, get your dentist involved! Dentists have the ability to maintain the oral health of expectant mothers by treating the dental findings that are common during pregnancy and monitor the changes in your mouth. They will ensure great oral care so you have the happiest and healthiest pregnancy and baby! Congratulations, again! Spodak Dental Group 3911 West Atlantic Avenue Delray Beach 561-498-0050 www.SpodakDental.com
Savor Summer and Save.
Three-course prix fixe dinner for two, plus a bottle of wine. $ per person
Monday through Thursday through August 31*
Moon jellyfish aquarium and shark tank • Sensational seasonal menu • Ocean-themed specialty cocktails Summer Live Entertainment Tuesday: 8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Doo-wop
Thursday: 8:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. Atlantic Blues Band
Saturday: 8:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. Orson Whitfield and Emelee
Wednesday: 8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. Orson Whitfield
Friday: 8:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. Orson Whitfield
Sunday: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Acoustic Guitarist
Join us “4” Happy Hour $4 house wine, draft beers, and well cocktails. Daily from 4 – 7 p.m. Open for dinner daily Delray’s Best Brunch Sat. & Sun. 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
For information, reservations, or to purchase gift cards, visit TheAtlanticGrille.com or call 561-404-1602. At The Seagate Hotel, 1000 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach *The prix fixe menu changes monthly and includes a bottle of house wine. Does not include tax and gratuity. www.AtlanticAveMagazine.com | July 2015 51
health & beauty ║ Body Beautiful
Why 5 Meals are Better than 3 By Alex Hurwitz, NASM CPT & NASM FNS
We were all brought up thinking that we should eat 3 meals a daybreakfast, lunch and dinner, yet today most people don’t even eat breakfast! Well, times are changing and now we are hearing that the new and effective way to lose weight is to eat smaller, more frequent meals throughout the day.
There are SO many reasons why 5, or even 6 meals a day is the ideal way to eat. Now, you may be thinking that 5 meals is too much food but when I say “meals” I don’t mean the large meals we are all so accustomed to these days. With outrageous restaurant proportions, and the “bigger is better” mentality most people think of meals as a mini feast. The human body can only process a certain amount of food at one time so there is no need for such large meals when instead we should be consuming smaller snack-like meals. Eating every 3-4 hours is the preferred method in order to maintain steady blood sugar levels which will avoid overeating. If you go too long without eating you will become so hungry that at your next meal you will likely overeat, resulting in higher calorie consumption overall. Not to mention that after 4 hours your body goes into “starvation mode” meaning the next thing you eat will be stored as fat rather than burned off as energy. Rather than skipping breakfast (and no, 52 July 2015 | www.AtlanticAveMagazine.com
coffee doesn’t count) and being so ravenous come noon that you stuff your face with a huge sandwich, bag of chips and a soda; have a well-balanced breakfast followed by a mid-morning snack and a sensible lunch. Think protein shake with 1/2 cup of berries, followed by a couple hardboiled eggs and then a green salad with grilled chicken and 1/4 avocado.
Your day should look something like this: 7:00am Breakfast 10:30am Mid-morning snack 1pm Lunch 4:00pm Afternoon snack 7:00pm Dinner 9:00pm Evening snack (optional)
The benefits of eating this way are endless. Not only will you have more energy leading to more productivity at work and more intense workouts, but you will be more satisfied. Eat 5 small meals a day and avoid that late-night bingeing on Ben & Jerry’s due to a blood sugar crash...it’s
that simple! Plus, eating at regular intervals will keep your metabolism humming all day, which will actually burn more calories and help you shed some weight. Now this may seem like too much work but isn’t it worth it if you can avoid that afternoon headache and drop some pounds in the process?! If you will be stuck at the office all day, prep your meals the night before or choose one day a week to do your weekly prep (i.e. “Meal Prep Monday”) in order to guarantee success. If you are stuck in a pinch a high-quality protein bar, raw almonds or a piece of fruit are easy to find almost anywhere these days. You’ve heard about doing this for a while now so why not finally give it a try? I promise your body and waistline will thank you! Mintfit 111 ReFresh ReShape ReEnergize 111 East Atlantic Avenue Delray Beach 561-274-7477 www.mintfit.com
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special feature ║ SMOKE INN DELRAY Best Cappuccino in Town
The Best Of Times Are Here
SMOKE INN DELRAY
By diane feen Photos by melissa korman
The limited pope of greenwich village a smoke inn exclusive
That’s what attracts many of the regulars (and guests) to this Cigar Lounge in Delray Beach. The other thing is the camaraderie and shared passion of those who frequent this throwback to the speakeasy days of wine, whiskey and song. Though the musical notes are most prolific on weekends on the outdoor patio, the good times keep on rolling every day of the week. Just ask Ed Hall. “I just about live at Smoke Inn Delray. I’m here three or four nights a week to smoke cigars, watch sports and hang out with friends. I started smoking cigars because my wife didn’t want me to smoke cigarettes. I really enjoy cigars.” 54 July 2015 | www.AtlanticAveMagazine.com
Smoke Inn has always been a safe port in the storm. A place where cigar connoisseurs can enjoy a good smoke, a fine glass of wine (or whiskey) and great conversation.
There are a lot of folks like Hall who covet a good cigar and premium libation at Smoke Inn Delray. They also enjoy the live music on Friday and Saturday nights and the cozy atmosphere at the authentic retro bar and comfy leather chairs. There’s also an impressive collection of wine, craft beer, whiskey, cognac, bourbon and fine scotch. But the real news is that owner Vincent Prestigiacomo (or Vinnie as he is called) has teamed up with childhood friend Manny Padillo to co-manage Smoke Inn Delray. The two have been friends for 34 years and go back as far as the first grade. “Vinnie and I have been friends since we were five-years-old and we’ve literally grown up together. We even joined the military at the same time,” said Manny Padillo,
Manny and Vincent Best of Friends for 32 yrs
who was voted Airman of the Year in 2000. Manny was an account executive for a website development firm and has a laid back demeanor that could diffuse an explosive. It’s easy to see why patrons are drawn to his magnetism and sincerity. “I have had a lifetime of experience working with entrepreneurs like Vinnie. But the best part is that we are like family to each other and this family atmosphere spills over to our customers. Everyone who comes here is appreciated and considered part of our family. This is a very relaxed atmosphere and people feel so comfortable it’s like their own home.” For Ira Fox Smoke Inn Delray is his second home. The admissions coordinator for a rehab facility in Delray comes to Smoke Inn Delray five or six days a week and relishes his relationship with Vinnie. “I have been coming here since Vinnie took over this place two years ago. I come here to smoke a cigar and sit in the most comfortable chairs in South Florida. I also like the way the lounge is set up so everyone can talk to each other and converse about different subjects. There’s wonderful sense of camaraderie here.” You could say the same thing about Vinnie and Manny. They both work seven days a week and are devoted to their customers and to the essence of serving premium liquor and a diverse selection of fine cigars. On Thursday nights they have poker tournaments, Wednesday night is Trivia Night (with free prizes, drinks and cigars) and on Friday nights Bob McDonald plays guitar and sings very cool tunes. Well known blues singer and harmonica great Rockin Jake and Gyorgy Lakatos can be heard jamming on the outdoor patio on Saturday nights as well. Sports reigns supreme at Smoke Inn Delray. There’s always a game playing on one of their large flat screen TV’s and during football season they have food on the patio (cooked by Vinnie’s mom) special drinks and a festive vibe. “The cigar business is a growing business because it’s become more acceptable to smoke a cigar in public. People come here from all backgrounds - it’s a great place to network or get some work done,” said Manny.
Marvin Russell getting a cigar before writing his next book
Vincent, owner, welcomes you to the smoke inn
Manny is right. Often times during the day customers come in with their lap tops to check emails, do paperwork or keep up with the times. But when night falls it gets more lively and celebratory. According to Manny it’s cool inside (especially during the summer) and they have a great selection of private label Smoke Inn Sindicato cigars. They have six different Sindicato cigars in five sizes for a total of 30 different Sindicato blends and flavors. “The Affinity is a great breakfast cigar for tee time on the golf course or a morning smoke. The Hex is a medium cigar and we have rich full bodied cigars that pair well with scotch or bourbon. Cigar smoking is an experience of camaraderie and fellowship.” Smoke Inn Delray also has a new Microblend Cigar called “The Pope of Greenwich Village” blended by Drew Estate. This new cigar has a bold, full bodied flavor and is the thinnest vitola in the Microblend collection. These new cigars have Brazilian, Mexican and Nicaraguan tobacco combined. They also sell the Drew Estate Norteno by Willie Herrera with Mexican San Andreas wrapper, spicy Honduran binder and aged tobacco. If you’re looking for the perfect drink to match your smoking preference Smoke Inn Delray has a supply of rare 2007 Silver Oak
Having fun at the full liquor bar
Napa Valley wine. They also have Manhattan Special drinks with espresso and soda for New Yorkers who miss their hometown drink. Check out their craft beers - Shiner Bock from Texas, Michelob Ultra, Presidente and Presidente light and Kalik. They also have premium scotch, bourbon, cognac, Rye whiskey, Basil Hayden’s Whisky, Whistle Pig, Widow Jane and Angel Envy whiskey. There’s also a great Happy Hour (all cocktails are half price) weekdays from 5 to 7pm and Kettle One Vodka is $5 every day all day. Smoke Inn Delray is a happening place on holidays, special tastings and sporting events. On July 4th they have a Big Bash with live music, complimentary barbeque, drink specials, cigar deals and a great view of the fireworks. Vinnie and Manny promise this will be a day (and night) to remember. The same goes for every day of the week. Both Vinnie and Manny invite you to be part of the party any day of the week. Smoke Inn Delray (Open every day of the week late) 202 NE 6th Ave – two blocks north of Atlantic Ave. Delray Beach 561-819-1212 http://www.smokeinndelray.com
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special feature ║ SALON RESTA
SALON RESTA An Artists Vision Of Beauty by Diane Feen
photos by Brent Del Rosario
Salon Resta may look like a typical South Florida salon at first glance, but it’s anything but. The art on the walls is colorful and eclectic and the vibe is somewhat visual and ethereal.
That’s a good thing. Because owner Eric Perna has an artist’s eye and a penchant for looking at each client as one would a work of art. “We think of ourselves as artists and hair is our medium,” said the painter, sculpture and musician who cuts hair the way Michelangelo did ceilings. Salon Resta has grown in the past six and a half years by catering to their client’s desire to look their best. Before cutting, styling or coloring hair, Perna and his staff make sure they have a vision that encapsulates the best features of their clients’ facial structure and lifestyle. And they must be doing something right. “I cut hair yesterday for 10 hours and worked on 11 people,” said Perna, who has also become somewhat of a pied piper (and conduit) between the art community, music community and beauty industry. Perna has studied at Vidal Sassoon, Tigi and Rusk and his visual acuity is perfect when it comes to maximizing the beauty of his clients. His canvas does vary though. His paintings hang in the permanent collection 56 July 2015 | www.AtlanticAveMagazine.com
at the Brazilian Embassy and in galleries in Miami’s Arts District. Because Perna believes in the importance of community he recently started a project called Resta-Style. The first phase of this ongoing program is one that highlights local Delray artists. Perna did this by cutting and styling the hair of nine artists from Artists Alley in Delray Beach. After the work was done each artist was photographed and made a part of this ongoing art project. “In order to strengthen my business I have to strengthen the community. We are going to cut and style hair (at no charge) for city workers of Delray, Fitness pros, bartenders and other people whose work affects the city of Delray.” Perna may be at his cutting chair five days a week from sun up to sun down, but he has not forsaken the community one bit. Salon Resta hosts live music events, jam sessions, fashion and art shows, charity events and other special events inside and outside the salon. Salon Resta is moving to Federal High-
way just four blocks south of Atlantic Avenue. This will bring the crew closer to the vortex of the Delray Beach art and culture scene. “We produce a lot more than hair, we produce a lifestyle. But when we do cut and style hair it is about having a vision. You have to have a vision of style to give a precise haircut. It has to flatter the face.” It seems that Perna and his staff’s sense of style seems to meet their models desire for perfection. “Eric Perna and the stylists at Salon Resta are truly the best of the best. When I returned to Delray from New York, I was unable to find a stylist with the skills to cut my hair to the standard of excellence I’d grown accustomed to. Not only is Eric masterful with short hair, his innate creativity allows for unique hairstyles that match who you are, and how you want to express yourself through style. He brings passion into the salon and surrounds himself with an incredibly talented team of professionals. When it comes to looking good, I know I am in the best hands at Salon Resta,” said model and artist Abbey Funk.
Lori Sturgess and husband Matt were also part of the Resta-Style project. “It’s hard for Matt to get a good haircut. Some people make it too short or too long but Eric is a true artist and it comes through in his work. Eric and his team are fabulous and right on the cutting edge of trends,” said Lori, who works with Matt in their photography and Video Studio in Artist Alley. When not doing these artistic venues Perna and his staff at Salon Resta do what comes naturally to them. They offer hair-
cuts, blowouts or styling (for men or women), hair coloring, extensions, eyebrow and lip wax, color correction and wedding makeup, haircuts and hair styling. They also do trial hair and makeup sessions before the big day and grooming for the groom as well. Perna and his staff are thrilled to be a part of this melding of art and beauty. As someone who digs deep into the landscape and architecture of his environment Perna is proud of the photo shoot and its ability to reign in all art forms. “The photo shoot
(and future Resta-Style projects) show the diversity of what we do and help bring the community together as one. We are excited to be moving closer to downtown Delray so we can have an even bigger impact on the music, art and beauty scene here.” SALON RESTA 660 Linton Blvd # 109 (soon to be 258 Federal Hwy) Delray Beach salonresta.com 561-266-2611
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special feature ║ DELRAY YACHT CRUISES
DELRAY YACHT CRUISES A Day Of Adventure And Serenity
By Diane feen
photos by Steve Dougherty
Times goes fast when you’re having a good time. Joe Reardon could have told you that. The owner and captain of Delray Yacht Cruises has seen the last 12 years fly by – sort of.
More specifically, it’s cruised by. That’s because Joe, wife Kerry and sister-inlaw Meghan have been welcoming guests aboard their pristine luxury yachts for the past 12 years. Though the boats (appropriately named The Lady Atlantic and The Lady Delray) are docked alongside Veterans Park they carry a historical reference point that goes deep into the personal psyche of locals and tourists. Guests charter them for private parties – weddings, proms, Bar Mitzvahs, retirement parties and rehearsal dinners – and the public can join in this seafaring experience almost every day as well. “We have public cruises most every day up or down the intracoastal waterway. For some of our guests it’s like a vacation day. We’ve had some people come on the boat for special cruises 20 and 30 times. They become like old friends,” said Joe. It’s easy to see why tourists and locals look forward to a day at sea. You get to cruise by outstanding architectural homesteads (and Mother Nature’s glory) that border the intracoastal waterway while floating like a dolphin above water. Some cruises head south to Boca Raton others leave Delray Beach and go Northbound toward Manalapan and Boynton Beach. There’s another reason Delray Yacht 58 July 2015 | www.AtlanticAveMagazine.com
Cruises are growing more popular every year. The boats are beautiful, well maintained (with the utmost care) and the staff aims to please. The 105-foot Lady Atlantic has three levels with a sky deck, rich wood paneling, a fireplace, indoor and outdoor seating and can hold up to 150 people. The Lady Delray is 90-feet long, accommodates 120 people and makes itself the conduit for easy breezy sightseeing and savvy cuisine by Chef Jerwaine Fisher. Both ships have become part of the intimate fabric of lives that stretch the corridor of imagination. The boats are rented as a floating party venue for weddings, engagement parties, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, retirement and birthday parties, family reunions
and other life passages. Just ask Gail, who had her retirement party aboard The Lady Atlantic. “Everyone at the hospital is still talking about the graciousness of the staff, the music and being able to sit on the top deck of the ship looking out on the beautiful intracoastal waterway. It made it a night to remember.” There are many people who feel the same as Gail. It’s easy to see why. There’s no rushing, no pushing, no loud noises, no waiting in line or navigating directions. There’s only one way to go - and that’s right where you are at all times. That’s why Delray Yacht Cruises are a favorite floating party place for corporate clients, their employees and guests. “We’re on our way now to Palm
Lady Atlantic and Lady Delray cruising down the Spanish River at Sunset
Beach to pick up a group of conventioneers at the marina. They’re having a casino night party on the boat and tomorrow afternoon we’re back for a public sightseeing cruise,” said Joe, who has been working on boats since he was a teen. The other bright light (in an emotion and recreational sense) are Delray Yacht Cruises wedding parties. During the season they have as many as four weddings per weekend. Some are elaborate affairs with grand gestures of enormity (almost any trim or interior can be brought on board) and others are simple affairs with romance as the ethereal display. “We have brought in elaborate chair coverings, flowers, specialty linens and entertainment for wedding parties. We had one family that used sparklers as a send off the bride and groom. We also had a request for a photo machine, so we got one,” adds Joe. Another popular cruise is the Sunday Brunch Cruise. There’s food, a narrated tour of the points of interest and soothing sights of the sea on this first class yacht (think the Kennedys). The Steel Band cruise is a sunset cruise that has all the verve and excitement of a surprise visit from a long lost friend. It’s one of our favorite cruises because of the sunset, the subtle casualty of the guests and the illustrious music that floats through the yacht decks. It’s serene, sensible and a great place to fall in love with whoever is beside you. Coming up soon is their July 4th Fireworks Cruise that will light your inner pilot light with joy. There’s also a New Year’s Eve Dinner and Dance Cruise with food, Champagne, Live Entertainment and fireworks, as well as holiday cruises with food, music and drinks. Other than not having to exhaust yourself with the maintenance and upkeep of a yacht, the Reardon’s want you to think of Delray Yacht Cruises as your personal floating vessel. There is one new crew member who delights in the passage of time on the smooth sea, and that’s Joe and Kerry’s sevenyear-old daughter Lola. This lucky offspring of the Reardon’s is a chip off the old block. “People may not know this, but the flags on the back of our boat spell out Lola’s name. She just loves being on the boat.” Delray Yacht Cruises leave almost every day from Veterans Park to take you on a journey of wonderment and discovery that is breathtaking. If you live a block away, or a thousand miles away, we guarantee you’re in for the ride of your life. Call 561-243-0686 for reservations or information or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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special feature ║ delray beach marketing cooperative
Delray Beach in July – Be Hot Here BY STEPHEN CHRISANTHUS
photo by Aaron Lurie, VMA Studios
Summer is in full swing starting with the July 4th celebration. Located on A1A and Atlantic Avenue, this free event will feature back to back live music from Progression, a reggae band and Jimmy Stowe & the Stowaways, a Jimmy Buffet tribute band!
Family activities at this year’s 4th of July celebration in Delray Beach will include the Kool 105.5 Splash Zone featuring an Air-mist tent and water games, a Kid’s Corner hosted by the Avenue Church & Sunflower Creative Arts with face painting, craft activities, sidewalk chalk and more. Adults can cool down at the Chill Lounge by Vista BMW or at the Beer Garden hosted by Burger Fi, Caffe Luna Rosa, and Boston’s on the Beach. There will also be a custard eating contest for kids and a burger eating contest for adults courtesy of Burger Fi. New this year is the Patriotic Golf Cart Decorating contest hosted by Exhilaride Golf Cart Rentals. Attendees can vote for their favorite as they walk into the event. Golf carts will be lined up on Atlantic Avenue near Federal Highway. By 1 p.m., portions of Atlantic Avenue east of the Intracoastal Waterway and portions of State Road A1A near Atlantic Avenue will be closed in preparation for the 3:30 p.m. flag-
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raising ceremony featuring representatives of the U.S. military. The highlight of the celebration is one of South Florida’s largest and longest fireworks shows, put on by Zambelli Fireworks and synchronized to music available on Wild 95.5. This year, the fireworks will be launched just north of the Delray Beach Marriott. Delray Beach’s July 4th schedule 8:00am – 12 Noon – Sandcastle Contest on the beach hosted by the HOW Foundation of South Florida 3:30pm – Flag Raising Ceremony (Atlantic Ave and Venetian Drive) 3:30 - Patriotic Golf Cart Decorating Contest hosted by Exhilaride Golf Cart Rentals 3:30pm-9:30pm – Bike2 The 4th – Bike Valet 4 – 8pm - The Kids Corner hosted by The Avenue Church & Sunflower Creative Arts 4pm – 8pm - Kool 105.5 Splash Zone 4:00pm – 5:30pm – Progression, a reggae band 5:30pm – Burger Fi Custard Eating Contest for kids 5:45pm – 6:15pm – Burger Fi Burger Eating Contest for adults 6:30pm – 8:30pm – Jimmy Stowe and the Stowaways, a Jimmy Buffet tribute band 8:45pm – 9:00pm – Lip Sync Battle Countdown Show hosted by @TheZRock 9:00pm – FIREWORKS show launching from the north end of the beach Visitors can extend their stay in Delray Beach this July 4th Weekend by booking with Host Hotels: Marriott Delray Beach & Cranes Beach House Boutique Hotel & Luxury Villas. BIKE2 THE 4TH – Bike2 the 4th thanks to Human Powered Delray. Leave your car at home
and ride your bicycle to the event. Free Bicycle Valet Bike racks will be available at no charge and the Human Powered Delray staff will be there to watch bikes. PARKING – Handicap parking will be available at the north and south ends of the SR A1A closures near Vista Del Mar and Miramar Street on a first come, first served basis. Handicap vehicles must have placards and registration when approaching checkpoints. The public is urged to park in Downtown Delray Beach and take the Downtown Roundabout or walk to the beach. For complete details, please visit www.JulyFourthDelrayBeach.com. The fun continues all month long at Delray Beach Center for the Arts July 3-31, 2015 – Hot Summer Nights Outdoor Concerts Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion 561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org Every Friday, 8 p.m. Hot Summer Nights is a new outdoor concert series with a dance party vibe. Every Friday, starting at 8 pm, some of South Florida’s best party bands will bring their unique sound to our sizzling summer stage. All concerts are weather permitting; suggested donation at the gates; cash bar and food trucks available. July 3 – HIGHER GROUND (New/Current Pop) July 10- MIKE MINEO (Acoustic/”feel good” Pop) July 17 – FLAVOR (Top 40 Dance Music) July 24 – LIBIDO (Dance Party) July 31 – THE CLIQUE (Multi-Genre Hits)
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special feature ║ purlife
Owners Travis & Bethany Tomko with Purlife Staff
Means A Great Life
By Diane feen Photos by melissa korman
100% Organic Superfood/Protein Smoothies, Cold Pressed Juices and Prepared Healthy Meals
His wife Bethany Bartlett Tomko added to this vision with her 15 years experience in the cosmetology business and Fitness Competition background. Together they created PurLife Fitness Center as a way to add luxury, convenience, and technology to the Delray fitness scene. Travis experienced many injuries - both from playing division 1 football and performing around the world. Having an Exercise Science Degree and NASM certification and 62 July 2015 | www.AtlanticAveMagazine.com
There’s a new healthy presence in Pineapple Grove. Owner and visionary Travis Tomko has traveled the world as a professional wrestler (with the WWE) and has visited the world’s finest fitness facilities. He took notes and created a fitness experience in Delray Beach from the highlights from his experiences. dealing with the chronic pain associated with these activities, prompted him to specialize in Injury Recovery. As both a former professional athlete and Personal Trainer he knew exactly what ingredients would make a fitness center have star quality. “I love and value changing people’s lives. My vision with Purlife was to create a tech forward luxury fitness center where members are treated with personal care,” said Tomko, who is an imposing figure at six-feet-five-inches.
State of the Art Precor Equipment
He’s done just that. When guests walk through the door they are greeted by a kind and caring staff who are excited to help direct you to one of their many health components all under one roof. You can either go to their Organic Juice Bar called Purbar, or come in for a quick adjustment at Purtherapy. PurLife also offers group exercise classes and a full gym for members to enjoy. PurLife trainers are not like traditional fitness trainers. They are world class trainers who are able to recognize their client’s needs limitations, imbalances, and injuries to help them reach their individual goals. Julien Hernandez , the director of personal training at Purlife, takes pride in making sure all trainers are highly certified (and continue their education) to maintain a level above the industry’s training standards. “Elite trainers never stop striving to better themselves through continuing their education and adapting to new training techniques,” says Hernandez. PurLife also offers a science-based group exercise program to help members of all fitness levels reach their goals in a high energy, positive group setting. They offer full body, high intensity classes that focus on muscular strength, muscular endurance, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility. They also have both power and vinyasa flow yoga for all levels. “We have changed the game by designing our program so you can come in everyday and take a class with a different focus. By doing this your body composition will change without injury and you will increase your level of functionality in your life,” said Bill Dorton. You don’t have to worry about not finding the weights you want because Tomko made sure there are duplicate weights in all sizes. They also have a rubber matting floor in both the gym and fitness room. There is free towel service for hand towels and bath towels and the bathrooms are new with sparkling stateof-the-art hands free sinks, glass shower doors and spa lighting. They also have an app you can download that connects you to social media, and you can sign up for classes there.
Our science based group training classes offer 35+ classes a week
Highly Educated certified Personal Training
PurLife also offers a MyZone heart monitoring system to track your work outs and effort levels as you go. The Precor cardio machines have it all; touch screen monitors that know who you are and track your progress, live TV, TV on demand, music videos, and web browsers. You can even pull up Netflix while breaking a sweat. The Precor strength equipment is top of the line with both plate loaded and pin loaded options making it impossible not to get a good workout. Injury recovery is also a big deal at Purlife. That’s why Tomko created Purtherapy within the walls of PurLife. They offer chiropractic care, massages and other therapeutic techniques from their doctor in residence, Dr. Andrew Bosier. Purtherapy is designed to diagnose and treat injuries and then to develop a plan of action to prevent the injury from reoccurring. Since nutrition is an essential component of good health there is an Organic food and juice bar called Purbar up front. They offer healthy meal options to aid in your healthy life style. There are food options for vegans, vegetarians and anyone else looking for a healthy meal to compliment their workout. They also offer protein shakes, a variety of superfood smoothies, cold pressed organic juices, and energizing ginger shots. “Purbar
PurStrands full service salon specializing everything from Blow Outs & Hair Extensions
strives to help people become aware of the optimal health benefits that organic juice can provide. A diet supplemented with nutritious, healthy smoothies can aid in energy conservation by relieving extensive periods of digestion.” Said John Binford, the PurBar Manager. Another added feature is Purstrands, a Goldwell serviced and Ouidad certified hair salon staffed by master stylist Bethany who has skills and experience to take anyone’s hairstyle to the next level. Purstrands is a full-service salon offering color, haircuts, hair extensions, Keratin treatments and straightening. Purstrands specializes in both men’s and women’s haircuts as well as color. If Tomko’s goal was to invigorate the fitness landscape in Delray Beach he’s off to a running start. PurLife is upbeat, has a fulltime cleaning person to guarantee its purity and a dedicated staff that will try to heal whatever ails you. It’s all part of the Tomko dream: “I traveled to the nicest hotels and gyms in the world and wanted to re-create the same professionalism here. We are totally focused on our members needs.” PURLIFE 45 NE 2nd Avenue Delray Beach, FL 561-852-9200 email@example.com
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special feature ║ Mia’s Spa
Experience The Ultimate In Skin Care Rejuvenation And Anti-Aging By nicol jenkins Photos By Melissa korman
Mia Severson preforms Collagen Induction with dermaneedling
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That is the ultimate goal of the wife and husband team who opened Mia’s Spa in the heart of Delray Beach at My Salon Suite, in Pineapple Grove. The duo, who are both licensed Estheticians, focus on providing the ultimate oasis for relaxation and the best in treatments for beauty and well-being. Mia’s Spa offers a Zen atmosphere and a holistic approach for the body, mind and spirit. The local spa offers a wide array of skin care treatments, including: micro-dermabrasion,
The moment you enter Mia’s Spa, you feel a sense of calmness from the tranquil environment and a warm welcome from owners Mia and Dale Severson.
chemical peels, derma-needling, acne, hyperpigmentation, skin tags and mole removal and stretch mark and scar revision. Mia and Dale also specialize in micro-current facelifts, a non-invasive form of Botox and a more holistic approach for anti-aging that re-educates the muscles of the face. Each unique treatment offered at Mia’s Spa is personalized to indulge your every whim. These elements deliver an out-of-the-ordinary spa experience. Brides-to-be can take advantage of special treatments to have them feeling their best on their wedding day. Couples on a quick getaway can also enjoy services with that special someone. Mia’s Spa offers a diverse package menu of spa experiences that incorporate beautiful, tranquil settings and Asianinspired rituals with refined technique. At Mia’s Spa, the focus is on total wellbeing so your renewal is perfectly primed to last well beyond your visit. Their world-class products, services, and cutting edge technologies will help you look and feel your best. During the summer months especially, it’s vital to keep your skin exfoliated and protected, and Mia’s Spa offers the ultimate skin rejuvenation treatments for summertime with microdermabrasion and micro-current to lift, tighten, and tone the face and body. They customize all of their treatments based on each of their customer’s individual skincare needs. The micro-current treatment takes an hour or you can get a lunchtime facial, and the results are amazing. Their clients look years younger and it’s a one-of-a-kind experience. Scars and fine lines disappear in just a few treatments and all of their clients’ transformations are unbelievable!
husband and wife team use cutting edge technology for anti-aging
“Our approach is more holistic and we help people of all ages and with all types of beauty and wellness needs,” said the owners. Mia and Dale have much experience in the beauty and healthcare fields. They previously owned a spa in Palm Beach Gardens, offering the best in beauty and wellness, and decided to bring their services to Delray Beach. Prior to that, Mia was in the healthcare industry, selling durable medical equipment for 10 years. Their life was turned upside down when her husband, Dale, was in a serious car accident and was unable to work for two years. Dale was diagnosed with three herniated and bulging disks, as well as spinal stenosis. He was prescribed pain medication and was told he would need back surgery. They had to find technology that could help him heal and micro-current was a more holistic approach to pain management. They were so amazed by his results and after receiving several treatments he was out of pain and did not need to get back surgery. After that, they learned that micro-current also triggers the body’s natural
Dale performing a micro-current treatment on Camille Cedeno
response to produce collagen and elastin and re-educates the muscles of the face while diminishing fine lines and wrinkles. They began giving educational seminars on the benefits of microcurrent for pain and beauty. Hence, a new passion ensued and they decided to open Mia’s Spa. They now make a difference in their customer’s wellness and beauty by increasing their self confidence and overall health. “What truly sets us apart is our personalized attention to detail,” said Dale. “The best reward is being able to make a difference in someone’s confidence. A lot of times people are able to have an emotional release when we address a skin care concern or they see a difference in their appearance. It’s a blessing to make people look and feel good on the outside and also on the inside!” said Mia, adding, “We come from humble beginnings as we were both adopted, and we try to live a life of gratitude. We like to see the differences we make in our customers and to be able to touch people’s lives that way.” Mia’s Spa 140 NE 2nd Ave, Suite 1 Delray Beach, FL 33444 (in My Salon Suite) Mia: 561-951-0814 Dale: 561-951-8588 www.miasspa.com, firstname.lastname@example.org Walk-ins welcome, appointments are recommended. Also visit Mia’s Spa on Instagram or Facebook!
Mia Severson at Mia’s Spa. Our Strength is Your Beauty
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special feature ║ Independence Day
Independence Day by Lisa marie
For me it conjures up images of flags, fireworks, celebration…. But I had not actually seen or read the words of this famous document… Read on…
IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America
hen in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bonds which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the laws of nature and of nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are 66 July 2015 | www.AtlanticAveMagazine.com
endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. That to secure these rights, governments is instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed. That whenever any form of government becomes destructive to these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their safety and happiness. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shown that mankind are more
disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such government, and to provide new guards for their future security. -Such has been the patient sufferance of these colonies; and such is now the necessity which constrains them to alter their former systems of government. The history of the present King of Great Britain is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having in direct object the establishment of an absolute tyranny over these states. To prove this, let facts be submitted to a candid world. He has refused his assent to laws, the most wholesome and necessary for the public good. He has forbidden his governors to pass laws of immediate and pressing importance, unless suspended in their operation till his assent should be obtained; and when
so suspended, he has utterly neglected to attend to them. He has refused to pass other laws for the accommodation of large districts of people, unless those people would relinquish the right of representation in the legislature, a right inestimable to them and formidable to tyrants only. He has called together legislative bodies at places unusual, uncomfortable, and distant from the depository of their public records, for the sole purpose of fatiguing them into compliance with his measures. He has dissolved representative houses repeatedly, for opposing with manly firmness his invasions on the rights of the people. He has refused for a long time, after such dissolutions, to cause others to be elected; whereby the legislative powers, incapable of annihilation, have returned to the people at large for their exercise; the state remaining in the meantime exposed to all the dangers of invasion from without, and convulsions within. He has endeavored to prevent the population of these states; for that purpose obstructing the laws for naturalization of foreigners; refusing to pass others to encourage their migration hither, and raising the conditions of new appropriations of lands. He has obstructed the administration of justice, by refusing his assent to laws for establishing judiciary powers. He has made judges dependent on his will alone, for the tenure of their offices, and the amount and payment of their salaries. He has erected a multitude of new offices, and sent hither swarms of officers to harass our people, and eat out their substance. He has kept among us, in times of peace, standing armies without the consent of our legislature. He has affected to render the military independent of and superior to civil power. He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitution, and unacknowledged by our laws; giving his assent to their acts of pretended legislation: • For quartering large bodies of armed troops among us: • For protecting them, by mock trial, from punishment for any murders which they should commit on the inhabitants of these states: • For cutting off our trade with all parts of the world: • For imposing taxes on us without our consent: • For depriving us in many cases, of the benefits of trial by jury:
• For transporting us beyond seas to be tried for pretended offenses: • For abolishing the free system of English laws in a neighboring province, establishing therein an arbitrary government, and enlarging its boundaries so as to render it at once an example and fit instrument for introducing the same absolute rule in these colonies: • For taking away our charters, abolishing our most valuable laws, and altering fundamentally the forms of our governments: • For suspending our own legislatures and declaring themselves invested with power to legislate for us in all cases whatsoever. He has abdicated government here, by declaring us out of his protection and waging war against us. He has plundered our seas, ravaged our coasts, burned our towns, and destroyed the lives of our people. He is at this time transporting large armies of foreign mercenaries to complete the works of death, desolation and tyranny, already begun with circumstances of cruelty and perfidy scarcely paralleled in the most barbarous ages, and totally unworthy the head of a civilized nation. He has constrained our fellow citizens taken captive on the high seas to bear arms against their country, to become the executioners of their friends and brethren, or to fall themselves by their hands. He has excited domestic insurrections amongst us, and has endeavored to bring on the inhabitants of our frontiers, the merciless Indian savages, whose known rule of warfare, is undistinguished destruction of all ages, sexes and conditions. In Jefferson’s draft there is a part on slavery here In every stage of these oppressions we have petitioned for redress in the most humble terms: our repeated petitions have been answered only by repeated injury. A prince, whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people. Nor have we been wanting in attention to our British brethren. We have warned them from time to time of attempts by their legislature to extend an unwarrantable jurisdiction over us. We have reminded them of the circumstances of our emigration and settlement here. We
have appealed to their native justice and magnanimity, and we have conjured them by the ties of our common kindred to disavow these usurpations, which, would inevitably interrupt our connections and correspondence. We must, therefore, acquiesce in the necessity, which denounces our separation, and hold them, as we hold the rest of mankind, enemies in war, in peace friends. We, therefore, the representatives of the United States of America, in General Congress, assembled, appealing to the Supreme Judge of the world for the rectitude of our intentions, do, in the name, and by the authority of the good people of these colonies, solemnly publish and declare, that these united colonies are, and of right ought to be free and independent states; that they are absolved from all allegiance to the British Crown, and that all political connection between them and the state of Great Britain, is and ought to be totally dissolved; and that as free and independent states, they have full power to levy war, conclude peace, contract alliances, establish commerce, and to do all other acts and things which independent states may of right do. And for the support of this declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor. For more information and a list of the signees of the Declaration of Independence visit: - www.ushistory.org/declaration
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special feature ║ COUNSELING
Ahhh… Brief Therapy
By john davis, lmhc
I cringe inwardly when I hear: “I’ve had therapy for years”. My gut churns, and I wonder what was going on so long. Don’t get me wrong…I’ve worked with clients on serious issues that have taken time.
Overcoming the effects of emotional trauma, it’s critical to move skillfully with patience. Awareness and healing are never linear events. Progress is rarely constant. But experience has taught me resolution can be rapid and rarely must years pass before life gets better. Often in a few sessions, I’ve seen some pretty exciting things happen that helped clients get on with living. Here are a few secrets from that process: Permission – Negative parental messages float around in our heads beneath our consciousness. (“You’re such a noisy child! Why can’t you behave!?!”) Unspoken “family rules” from our childhoods still guide our behavior in ways we don’t realize. (“Go to college, girl, but don’t try to be so smart you won’t attract a doctor or lawyer for a husband!”). Often in a few quiet, reflective conversations, clients gain permission to discard these useless messages and adopt more empowering ones. (“My ADD is a unique trait and a skill, not a liability”. “I can be a wife, mother and a lawyer”. “I don’t need the approval of everyone to survive and thrive”.) Awareness – In the storms, chaos and drama of a normal life, it is not uncommon to take habits, behaviors and attitudes for granted. Humans crave
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routines as a basic safety need, and in those routines, we drift from the here and now. We aren’t present. A recent client shared with me this script for her life: “Get up, work like a slave, get home at 7, pour a scotch, wolf a quick dinner and then crash. What family? What weight problem? What friends?” In the rare atmosphere of a coaching session, clients gain fresh perspective. Objectivity emerges. They see the rut. They get out of the rut. They move into life. Encouragement – We need each other. We humans are pack animals and thrive in close contact with other humans. We need a sense of caring and connectedness. This is the essence of spirituality. Being part of something not me. Bigger than me. Telling our stories in a safe place to listening, caring others is a primal instinct first expressed when we cried out at birth. Some of us grew up in families that ignored us. Or expected too much. Or too little. Just because we missed what we needed then doesn’t mean it’s forever beyond us. And it doesn’t have to take that long. John Davis, LMHC Licensed Mental Health Counselor 561-213-8030 www.johndaviscounseling.com
special feature ║ delray beach center for the arts at Old school square
INTRODUCING HOT SUMMER NIGHTS!
Outdoor Concerts with a Dance Party Vibe - Every Friday, July 3-31
Summer in South Florida may be HOT, but Friday nights in July will be even hotter with a dance party under the stars! Hot Summer Nights is a new concert series, where some of South Florida’s best party bands will electrify the Outdoor Pavilion stage with a mix of today’s hot hits and favorites from the 80’s and 90’s . Gates open at 7 p.m. and the concert starts at 8 p.m. All concerts are weather permitting; suggested donation at the gates; cash bar and food trucks are available. Please! No pets or outside food and beverage. Sponsored by Aspen Air Conditioning. Be sure to check out our event page on Facebook.com/DBCenterForArts. Here’s the hot lineup… July 3 - HIGHER GROUND (New/Current Pop) July 10- MIKE MINEO (Acoustic/”feel good” Pop) July 17 - FLAVOR (Top 40 Dance Music) July 24 - LIBIDO (Dance Party) July 31 - THE CLIQUE (Multi-Genre Hits).
First Thursday Site Tours, July 2nd
10 a.m. and 1 p.m. No reservations necessary! Tickets $5 at the door. This is an opportunity to discover the story behind the creation of Delray Beach Center for the Arts, and to tour the beautifully restored, historic school buildings, which include the Cornell Museum of Art, Crest Theatre and Vintage Gym. Tours begin in the Cornell Museum, are led by site docents and include a slide show presentation with fun facts on Delray Beach history.
Cornell Museum of Art Invites You to Another “First Friday Art Walk”, July 3rd
Cornell Museum of Art Opens REIMAGINED, July 14th
Crest Theatre Welcomes Two Guest Presenters for Music and Theater
Delray Beach Bus Loop is Back, July 25th
Friday, 6-9 p.m. Start your evening right here! This is your last chance to see “BLING: Art that Shines” and “Adornment: A Faculty Showcase.” Both exhibits end on July 5th. Enjoy a little wine and cheese, visit with the featured artist, and check out all the new items in the Museum Store! Then make your way to other participating galleries on Atlantic Avenue, in Pineapple Grove and at Artists Alley.
The Palm Beach Chamber Music Festival performs on July 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th (all Sundays). Their 24th season includes an eclectic mix of chamber music masterworks by composers such as Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms and many others. MNM Productions will present 10 performances of Side by Side by Sondheim, July 30-August 9. Simple and unpretentious, this Tony Award-winning musical is a perfect introduction to the work of this contemporary master and a must for die-hard fans.
Haitian Cultural Festival, July 11th
Saturday, 2-11 p.m. Kreole Kamp presents their second annual festival of Haitian culture, music and food. Tickets $30 at the gate. Check them out on Facebook!
Opening Celebration is Tuesday, July 14th, 6-8 p.m. This group show, curated by Melanie Johanson, features 12 internationally recognized artists who use unconventional and innovative materials to create avant-garde artwork. Materials once used for a commonly known purpose have been “reimagined” into art that will surprise, inspire and amaze! Museum hours are Tuesday-Sunday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; closed Monday and major holidays.$5 suggested donation. Saturday, 6-11 p.m. “Delray East Meets West” was so popular last year, it’s happening again! This event connects downtown Delray Beach to Delray Marketplace (at Lyons Rd.). Ticket includes unlimited, free trolley service to at least eight participating restaurants/bars and a drink card for a free drink at each venue. Ticket prices are $25 through July 17; $30 after July 17 and $35 at check-in. Get more information and purchase tickets at http://busloop. org/the_delray_beach_bus_loop. Proceeds benefit Delray Beach Center for the Arts. Now celebrating its 25th Anniversary Season,Delray Beach Center for the Arts, located at Old School Square in the heart of downtown Delray Beach, offers a total arts experience™ through events, theater, exhibits and learning opportunities. For tickets and information on performances, exhibits, classes or facility rentals, call 561-243-7922 or visit DelrayArts.org. www.AtlanticAveMagazine.com | July 2015 69
special feature ║ CONGRESS AVE
Congress Avenue Vision Takes Shape with New Task Force By linda brown
photo by melissa korman
It’s been almost a decade since then Delray Beach Mayor Jeff Perlman received a call no mayor wants to get.
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Office Depot, the city’s largest private employer and a solid corporate citizen with donations to local schools and sponsorships of city events, was pulling up stakes and leaving Delray for a new corporate headquarters in Boca Raton. “I had a very good relationship with the CEO at the time, Bruce Nelson,” recalls Perlman, now editor of Atlantic Ave Magazine. “So I got a heads up courtesy call about the decision. Mr. Nelson said it was nothing against Delray, but he had a strong desire to have his headquarter operations under one roof, in a new building. He didn’t like how his corporate staff was spread out into three buildings in a campus like setting. We didn’t have much in the way of office product to compete with a new building, so we lost them.” But rather than fret, Perlman, city staff and commissioners at the time decided to turn lemons into lemonade. They decided to move forward with an ambitious plan to rethink the 40 plus acre Office Depot headquarters, envisioning a mixed-use campus that would allow for office space, workforce housing and commercial amenities such as coffee shops and restaurants. Perlman ended up taking the concept to the Florida Public Officials Design Institute, a now defunct program that was run out of the Jupiter campus of FAU. There, working with a team of planners, urban designers and university staff he was encouraged to re-imagine and ultimately rezone the Congress Avenue corridor from the Boca line to Atlantic Avenue. The corridor would allow for a mix of uses, workforce housing, commercial and office in an effort to create a job creating corporate corridor. The plan also called for taking advantage of a nearby Tri-Rail stop, linear parks
to dress up the appearance of the roadway and a trolley service that would link the corridor with the downtown enabling workers on Congress to enjoy Atlantic Avenue and get back to work without having to drive and worry about parking. The plan was adopted by the commission, the corridor was rezoned and then term limits, the recession, and other priorities got in the way. Fast forward to 2015 and now Congress Avenue is back in the conversation in a big way. During the recent municipal elections, virtually all of the candidates voiced support for bringing new life to Congress Avenue. Now a task force has been formed to jumpstart growth along the corridor with the hope of creating an economic engine to complement Atlantic Avenue. A few meetings have been held attracting an impressive array of property owners, citizens, city staff, commercial real estate brokers and chamber of commerce officials. Also in attendance, Perlman has been tapped by Mayor Cary Glickstein to chair the task force and is working closely with city Economic Development Director Joan Goodrich on the process. So far, the group has agreed to tackle the
appearance of the corridor and there appears to be strong consensus to urge that Congress Avenue become a “complete street”, adding amenities including bike lanes. In addition, the group—given wide berth by the Mayor—has agreed to look at the entire five mile section of Congress from the Boca to the Boynton line. Zoning will be reviewed and careful attention will be paid to development patterns to ensure that the growth patterns adopted along the corridor will not be a drain on city budgets. The group was heavily influenced by a recent Town Hall Lecture Series in which guest speakers Joe Minicozzi of Asheville, N.C. based Urban 3 and Chuck Marohn of Strong Towns delivered a sobering analysis on development patterns and their costs. Basically, car centric policies and suburban sprawl yield little financial benefit to cities while demanding expensive services. Tight, compact development, often referred to as Smart Growth costs less to service and actually provides more economic advantages to local governments. “That level of thinking really influenced a few of us,” said Perlman. “It doesn’t make sense to adopt development patterns that end up putting cities in the red.”
Jim Smith, chairman of the advocacy group SAFE (Safety as Floridians Expect) has been an active task force member. He sees a group opportunity to work with the county to rethink the county offices at 345 S. Congress Avenue and to take more advantage of the Tri Rail Station nearby. In addition, Smith and Human Powered Delray’s Jim Chard and Bruce Bastian are strong advocates of complete streets and less reliance on cars. The property owners on the task force emphasize that they have invested in the corridor because of Delray’s brand, which has been vastly improved as a result of Atlantic Avenue’s success. Grover/Curlew which has purchased three buildings on the corridor are bullish on the future and say the area is attractive to companies and young people who might not be able to afford high prices downtown. Veteran commercial real estate professional Keith O’Donnell has also been active. He is busy combing through zoning to see if any barriers to investment can be removed. “This is an exciting project,” he said. “It’s great to see the key players come together. I have no doubt that good things will come as a result.” www.AtlanticAveMagazine.com | July 2015 71
special feature ║ Dare 2 Be Great
Dare 2 Be Great Scholars Represents Best of Delray Youth By linda brown
Each year, Atlantic Ave magazine is proud to shine a spotlight on outstanding students who are chosen for Dare 2 Be Great scholarships.
This year’s class was especially strong showing with many local students overcoming tremendous adversity to excel in the classroom and in the community. In addition to cash awards, winners are mentored by Delray Beach residents and business owners. The goal is to encourage students to come back to Delray and pay it forward right here at home. Here’s a look at the Class of 2015: Eamonn Byrnes: Graduated from FAU High School and will be attending FAU Honors College to pursue a degree in Neuroscience. He learned that a failure is really a lesson learned. He found this after failing a vocal audition. While his audition was not a success he took it as a valuable learning experience. Eamonn is an Eagle Scout, the highest rank in Boy Scouts. He loves to volunteer and he lives by the quote “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others” by Mahatma Gandhi. Brianna Cleckley: Graduated from Atlantic Community High School and will be attending Florida State University to pursue a career in Nursing. While she lost her father at an early age, she decided she could not give up. This situation allowed her to grow and realize that a college education would be one of the most important accomplishments in her life. Her quote that she lives by is “a mind is a terrible thing to waste.” Shaaz Feldman: Graduated from Atlantic Community High School and will be attending the University of Florida to pursue a career in Mathematics. Shaaz has strong leadership skills and was the Drum Captain of Atlantic’s marching band. He is also among other things a certified Pilates instructor. He would like to come back to Delray Beach and teach mathematics at FAU and “mathemati72 July 2015 | www.AtlanticAveMagazine.com
cally inspire the youth of Delray Beach.” Jessica Hyland: Graduated from Atlantic Community High School and will be attending George Washington University to pursue a degree in Political Science and or international relations. She loves school and was ranked in the top 5% of her graduating class. Community service and volunteering is her passion. Her father passed away which showed her life is not always going to be easy and to put your priorities into perspective. The motto she lives by come from Isaac Newton: “If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” Jessica Louis: Graduated from Village Academy and will be attending FAU to pursue a degree in Engineering. She has a strong tie to the Delray Students First mentoring group and has emerged as a leader and role model for other younger students. In Environmen-
tal Science she learned that there are limitless innovations to solve the ills of the environment and she refuse to believe that the environment has been destroyed beyond human ability to restore it. She wishes to come back to Delray Beach to support students living below the poverty line. Bethany Malzman: Graduated from Spanish River high School and will be attending Dartmouth to pursue a degree in Business and Economics. Community service became the focus of her life and she was involved with the Key Club and Kiwanis. She was selected as one of the six students that made the AP Global Challenge Team as they saw her capability of working with like-minded students to come up with a solution to world problems. She was touched by a woman who reminded her “God would never give you something you cannot handle.”
Jean Tony Monecla Jr. : Graduated from Atlantic Community High School and will be attending FAU pursuing a degree in Biology or Computer Science. He has overcome many challenges in life living in a crime infested neighborhood. However he overcame these obstacles through his community service efforts. As a Committee Chairman for the South County Nulites he was able to break out of his shell and has succeeded academically. He wants others to know that no matter where you come from as long as you have inner drive and people who support you, you can accomplish anything. Kaitlyn Osorio: Graduated from Atlantic Community High School and will be attending University of Central Florida to seek a degree in Graphic Design, Visual Effects with a minor in Marketing. Visual Arts provided her the confidence needed to become the VP of the National Honor Society. She wishes to expand her education by traveling to other countries and inspire youth and all generations about how art can save lives. She lives by a quote from George Burns “I’d rather be a failure at something I love then a success at something I hate.” Marilyn Ramirez: Graduated from Atlan-
tic Community High School and will be attending FAU pursuing a degree in Nursing or Pre-Med. She became very involved with the “No Place for Hate”, an anti-bulling prevention program. She lost her mother, however her strong family support has helped her academically and spiritually. Her dream is to become a doctor with a practice in Delray Beach. Rachel Reizburg: Graduated from Atlantic Community High School and will be attending Northwestern University pursuing a degree in Theater. Her love of art and performing started at a very early age and she would perform at the dining room table. She became very involved with the Arts Garage and helping Banyan Creek Elementary School’s drama club. Rachel lost her father several years ago and realized that Instead of being defeated by hardship you can choose to focus on the joy of life! La’Quesha Swain: Graduated from Atlantic Community High School and she will be attending Spelman College to seek a degree in Psychology. She did not let the complicated negative aspects of her life define who she is. Her environment shaped her into a responsible intelligent African-American who was
selected by the Urban League of Palm Beach County to speak in front of 500 people. Her quote that she lives by is “Love is my favorite thing to give and receive and I plan on spreading it throughout my community.” Holden Taylor: Graduated from Atlantic Community High School and will be attending Indiana University pursing a degree in Business Administration. He spent his summers working at a sleepaway camp for developmentally disabled young adults. Through this experience he has learned how to be patient and persistent and gained confidence in himself by pushing aside self-doubt and by moving forward. He is a budding entrepreneur. Jabari Walker: Graduated from Atlantic Community High School and will be attending FAMU to seek a degree in Construction Management or Civil Engineering. He participated in the Eagle Nest Construction Academy. Growing up in a single parent household, he credits his success to the support he received from his mother. She taught him morals and to respect others. He lives by the saying “I know there is no obstacle that can’t be removed, appreciate the people in your life and make them proud”.
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regulars ║ city people
A Star In Our Midst
KILBURN SHERMAN By Diane Feen
Photo by melissa korman
Oscar Wilde once said, “With age comes wisdom.” And in most cases this might be true – unless you’ve met Kilburn Sherman.
The 27-year-old accountant, businessman, community leader and family man is knowledgeable beyond his years and has a glimmering sense of propriety when it comes to his earthly mission. This innate humility and passion for all he does didn’t come from Anthony Robbins or Richard Branson. It came from a lifetime of being surrounded by good role models and mentors who instilled in him a sense of right and wrong (and a stellar work ethic). As early as eight or nine-years-old he was working alongside his dad washing and waxing a large private yacht docked in Palm Beach. Though he learned a lot about this sea faring vessel he also gained a love of the water and all that flows within its ethereal grasp. He also met his first mentor. “My dad Andy worked for a very successful businessman who spent time talking to me about the importance of working hard and getting a good education. When I asked him about investing he would say, ‘I’ve had a lot of winners and losers. But a loser isn’t a failure if you learned something from it. Often times losing is the best teacher.” Young Sherman took this advice to heart. When he was 13-years-old he wanted to work at a boat and Jet Ski rental store. When the manager said he was too young, Sherman didn’t bury his head in the sand or sulk. Instead he hung outside the shop politely helping boaters and doing little things for them. After three weeks the owner hired young Sherman. By the time he was 16-years-old he had became a manager for the same Boat and Jet Ski shop on weekends. But it wasn’t just menial labor to this executive-in-training. “I was always looking for efficiency and ways to run the business better.” At Palm Beach State College he received a 4.0 GPA and was in the honor society. When Sherman attended University of Florida he started a successful web design and consulting business that paid his tuition, room and board.
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But for someone with curiosity and a penchant for learning Sherman was not satisfied to hang out in Cyberspace. Instead he had visions of running and maximizing businesses. So he got a BS and MS in accounting and realized very quickly that accounting was a fundamental skill to running any business. “I did accounting work at Crowe Horwath but decided to switch from tax to audit. I like using numbers to add value and growth to an organization - because at my core - I’m an idea and strategy person,” said the Hobe Sound native. Sherman doesn’t let the grass grow under his feet for very long. He discovered at an early age that one must utilize their resources to fulfill goals and manifest your dreams. So he found mentors, business partners and inspirational books to satisfy his lust for knowledge and perfection. In 2011 while he was working at the accounting firm he co-founded a gourmet mushroom farm called Sublicious Farms. Say what? This accounting maven with the storehouse of knowledge and passion for business co-owns a mushroom farm? “I built a website for Scott Lyons in 2009 and two years later he told me he had developed compost for growing gourmet mushrooms. He also asked me to help with the business side of the company. So we got an investor, a warehouse and started a business together.” As someone who likes to make things happen Sherman got caught up in the vortex of business on a larger scale. Some would say it was luck, others karma – but after meeting Jeremy Office he landed a job as the Managing Director at SJO Worldwide. “I analyze deals in order to make investment decisions on cutting edge companies. What builds a successful company is building a community around it.” That bit of wisdom is what has augmented Sherman’s numbers side with his sensitive selfless side. He is the Chair of the Young Professional Association of Delray, Treasurer of the Gold Coast Venture Capital
Association, on the finance committee of the Delray Chamber of Commerce and involved with the Global Shapers, an initiative of the World Economic Forum. Though these organizations are as varied as the scope of mushrooms he nurtures, they all have a few things in common. “I like to think outside the box and help provide thought provoking change in the community and the world. I also have a passion for helping others,” said Sherman, who is married to his high school sweetheart Tiffany. The groups he is involved with help young professionals network, learn from successful business leaders and gain support for their lofty endeavors. “I have been blessed
in my career and my life. Jeremy has been a great mentor, and I’ve gotten support from many people over the years. I don’t think everyone gets those opportunities so I wanted a chance to help young professionals meet successful business people. If I impact one person’s life, it’s a win.” Winning seems to be a thing that Sherman is good at. He won the heart of his true love when she was 15-years-old (they married two years ago), he won the familial lottery (his father was an excellent role model of character and strength) and he has the smarts to succeed at almost everything he tries. And to top it off, his wife just gave birth to a baby boy three months ago.
Being a dad, a husband and a son is something that comes naturally to this young executive who works 70 to 90 hours a week. When not at the office, he can be found surfing, fishing and spending time with his family. If it seems like Sherman has a charmed life, he does. But it’s not the roll of the dice – its hard work, introspection and an attitude so positive and bright it could burn a hole in your eyeballs. Just ask Jeremy Office who saw Sherman’s brilliance at first glance. “Everything about Kilburn is good. He always has a smile on his face, he’s very intelligent and he radiates trust, warmth and purity.” You bet he does. www.AtlanticAveMagazine.com | July 2015
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dining ║ restaurant review Shrimp Salad wrap with sundried tomato tortilla
Luscious Fare By The Sea
CAFFÉ LUNA ROSA By Diane Feen photos by melissa korman
grilled fresh mahi mahi sandwich on brioche roll
Harry Truman once said, “If you can’t take the heat get out of the kitchen.”
Chef Ernie is one person who can not only take the heat but he basks in its afterglow night after night. That’s why you can find him most nights at Caffe Luna Rosa, where he is the Executive Chef and head honcho. His passion for the cu-
linary arts is legendary (he cooked for VIP’s at the Olympics) and his ability to woo critics and guests has garnered the restaurant accolades and awards. There’s also a bit of history to this landmark institution where the sun and sand ser-
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enade you while dining. Caffe Luna Rosa was one of the first Italian restaurants to grace the downtown Delray restaurant scene. But a lot has happened to the landscape of Delray since then, but Caffe Luna seems to rise with the tide masterfully. Why else would they have been voted the number one Italian Restaurant by the Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce this year? They have also garnered the Certificate of Excellence Award from Trip Advisor.
There’s always a lot happening at Caffe Luna Rosa. But some things stay static at this wood paneled Italian Trattoria. For starters everything is freshly prepared to order, the beef dishes are grass-fed and the chicken and veal are hormone and steroid free. The pasta is homemade in their pasta making room (that is spotless and serene), the seafood is fresh and the sauces are made with fresh ingredients and natural juices. That’s the way it’s always been at this local hotspot. Founder Fran Marincola’s father was in the food business and taught his son that quality ingredients were imperative when running a restaurant. So that’s what he did. “Almost everything in our restaurant is prepared to order. Someone cuts the herbs and spices, pounds the veal chops, prepares the sauces from scratch and makes sure the food is of the highest quality. I opened the restaurant in 1993 – we were the first restaurant to have an outdoor café and the first Italian restaurant in Delray.” Caffe Luna Rosa continues to wow patrons with unique savory dishes that vary from time to time. Just recently Chef Ernie added homemade Cavateli as a specialty. If you’ve never tried this complex yet delicious whole wheat pasta dish with Maine Lobster, Asparagus and Grape Tomatoes cooked in a Sherry Wine reduction sauce, I suggest you do. The pasta holds the flavor of the lobster and sherry as if it was a point guard, and the sauce is divinely prepared with shallots and quality sherry. “I watch a lot of cooking shows and have never heard of anyone making lobster stock the way Chef Ernie does. He extracts more flavor pulverizing the lobster shells while most chefs throw them away. This dish is busting with flavor,” said Steven Myles. Myles also raved about the Polpette di Carne, better known as Meatballs. These round objects of affection are not your typical meatballs. They’re made of grass-fed natural meat in a homemade San Marzano tomato sauce, topped with the freshest ricotta cheese you’ve ever tasted. The meatballs are so tender you would think they came from an ethereal source. Caffe Luna Rosa also has fresh homemade mozzarella and tomatoes with basil and arugula in a balsamic reduction. One thing you can count on is that Chef Ernie (and partner-chef Marvin) is always dreaming up new ways to tickle your food fancy and spike your endorphins. Just recently they served a terrific fish dish that was pure heaven. Made with whole baked Orata, fresh lemon, bay leaves and shallots, it was filleted at the table and marinated in a deli-
chargrilled fresh salmon salad
cate Beurre Blanc sauce. The Orata (a white fish) was so terrific that a wordy description would not do it justice. If there was a sea faring rival it would be the Scallops Provencale. These jumbo scallops are pan seared and sautéed in mushrooms and chopped plum tomatoes in a light chardonnay sauce, served with whole grain herb flavored rice. “The Scallop Provencale was delicious and the rice was the best I have ever had. It had a nutty herb taste that complemented the scallops perfectly,” said Helen Myles. If you like veal – and have a hankering for a huge shot of protein – definitely try their Costoletta Di Vitello. This huge veal chop is lightly pounded in a San Marzano tomato sauce and served with a blend of four Italian cheeses. The veal is center-cut milk fed and juicy beyond your dreams. There are other prime time veal dishes such as a gluten free char-grilled marinated center cut veal chop, thinly pounded veal medallions with mushrooms and shallots in a Marsala wine demi-glaze and Veal Parmigiana. The pasta dishes are also outstanding. Our favorite is the Pappardelle alla Bolognese made with homemade wide pasta in an imported San Marzano tomato meat sauce with grass-fed natural ground beef. Another favorite is Linguini Amalfitana with shrimp, clams, catch of the day, mussels and calamari sautéed with garlic and tomatoes. Caffe Luna Rosa also has a stellar wine list. General Manager Nikola is forever a connois-
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seur of fine wines and recently let the secret out that they serve Russian River Valley Chardonnay. “This wine is the best kept secret, we are the only restaurant in Delray that has it.” Caffe Luna Rosa also continues their tradition of a four-course wine tasting dinner, as well as their famous brunch that has everyone hankering for Maine Lobster Eggs Benedict with homemade Hollandaise sauce, Homemade Belgium waffles with strawberries, blueberries or bananas and thick hand-cut French Toast with organic warm maple syrup. Add that to the natural blaze of the sun and surf and you’ll be nearing nirvana. The homemade desserts at Caffe Luna Rosa are also splendid. The Tiramisu is pure bliss and the Frozen Semi-Fredo is a testament to the power of creativity. Made with gelato, caramel sauce, almond slices, egg white meringue it’s chilled into a towering statue. If all of life is punctuated by fine wine, freshly prepared divine food and good friends then Caffe Luna Rosa is just what the doctor ordered. You’ll be treated like royalty and the good vibes surround the premises like a halo. Come along for the ride. CAFFE LUNA ROSA 34 South Ocean Blvd. 561-274-9404 www.caffelunarosa.com Open 7 days a week for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner Valet parking available
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dining â•‘ recipe
Chef/Owner Michael Photo by melissa korman
Milano Cowboy Ribeye Steak ingredients
2 lb bone in Cowboy Ribeye Steak Roasted Eggplant Roasted Red Peppers Roasted Portabello mushrooms] Fresh Baby Spinach Gorgonzola cheese Salt Pepper Heavy Cream Nutmeg Extra Virgin Olive Oil preparation
Rub steak with salt and pepper and grill to medium rare. Brush extra virgin olive oil on vegtables (eggplant, peppers, portabellos) and toss with a touch of salt & pepper. Saute garlic and quickly toss in spinach. In a separate pan reduce heavy cream, add a touch of nutmeg, salt and pepper, and couple of ounces of gorgonzola cheese. Then assemble.
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IL contadino Ristorante 165 NE 2nd Ave Downtown delray beach 561-330-0004
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delray BEACH American Atlantic Grille 1000 E Atlantic Ave, DB (In the Seagate Hotel) 561-665-4900 Boston’s on the Beach 40 S Ocean Blvd, DB 561-278-3364 Breathe 401 W Atlantic Ave, DB 561-330-4526
Grand Tavern 710 Linton Blvd, DB 561-279-2779
Prime 29 SE 2nd Ave DB 561-865-5845
Grangers Bar & Grill 215 NE 6th Ave, DB 561-276-7881
Salt7 32 SE 2nd St, DB 561-274-7258
Green Owl Restaurant 330 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-272-7766
Seacrest Grille (Marriott Hotel) 10 N Ocean Blvd, DB 561-274-3200 Shula Burger Delray Marketplace Atlantic & Lyons DB, 561-404-1347
HiWay Burger 12 SE 5th Ave, DB 561-243-6430
Smoke Inn BBQ 8 SE Atlantic Ave., DB 561-330-4236
Hudson At Waterway East 900 E. Atlantic Ave St. 22 DB, 561-303-1343
The Beat Cup Cafe 660 Linton Blvd 109,110 DB 561-266-2611
Jimmy’s Bistro 9 S Swinton Avenue, DB 561-865-5774
The Grove Restaurant 187 NE 2 Ave., DB 561-789-8636
Cut 432 432 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-272-9898
Johnnie Brown’s 301 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-243-9911
The Office 201 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-276-3600
Dada 52 N Swinton Ave, DB 561-330-3232
Lilo’s 814 E Atlantic Ave, DB. 561-272-8049
De La Tierra - Sundy House 106 S Swinton Ave, DB 561-272-5678
The Original Brooklyn Water Bagel 14451 S Military Trail, DB 561-455-7490
Longhorn Steakhouse 1562 S Federal Hwy, DB 561-278-1944
Deck 84 840 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-665-8484
Max’s Harvest 169 NW 2nd Ave, DB 561-381-9970
Doc’s All American 10 N Swinton Ave, DB 561-278-3627
Max’s Social House 116 NE 6 Ave, DB 561-501-4332
Bru’s Room 35 NE 2nd Ave, DB 561-276-3663 BurgerFi 6 S Ocean Blvd, DB 561-278-9590 Burt & Max’s Bar & grill Delray Marketplace Atlantic & Lyons 561-638-6380
Donnie’s Place 60 NW 5th Ave, DB 561-243-9996 Ellie’s 50’s Diner 2410 N Federal Hwy DB, 561-276-1570 July 2015 | www.AtlanticAveMagazine.com
Park Tavern 32 SE 2nd St, DB 561-265-5093
Henry’s 16850 Jog Road Between Linton Blvd & Clintmore Rd DB, 561 638 1949
Brule Bistro 200 NE 2nd Ave #109, DB 561-274-2046
Fifth Avenue Grill 821 S Federal Hwy, DB 561-265-0122
The Porch Restaurant 85 SE 6th Ave, DB 561-303-3647 Tryst 4 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-921-0201
Off the Ave 19 SE 5th Ave, DB 561-450-6768
Asian/Sushi/Chinese Buddha Sky Bar 217 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-450-7557
Outback 1300 Linton Blvd, DB 561-272-7201
China Gardens 14402 S. Military Trail, DB, 561-498-5226
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dining ║ guide
House of Siam 25 NE 2nd Ave #116, DB 561-330-9191
Blue Anchor 804 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-272-7272
Lemongrass Bistro 420 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-278-5050
Boheme Bistro 1118 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-278-4899
Ming’s Garden Chinese 271 NE 2nd Ave, DB 561-276-3333
Café De France 110 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-455-2140
Yama Japanese Restaurant 44 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-266-9929
Caffe Martier 411 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-278-7790
Ziree Thai & Sushi 401 W Atlantic Ave, DB 561-276-6549
Carpe Diem 110 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-455-2140
Coffee/Dessert Ben & Jerry’s 1155 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-272-3112
Joseph’s Wine Bar 200 NE 2nd Ave, DB 561-272-6100
Coffee District 325 NE 2nd Ave, DB 561-455-0541
La Cigale, A Taste of the Mediterranean 253 SE 5th Ave, DB 561-265-0600
Couture Cakes 142 SE 6th Ave, DB 561-279-1828
Continental/Greek Apeiro Kitchen & Bar 14917 Lyons Rd. Delray Marketplace 561-501-4443 Bistro 241 241 NE 2nd Ave, DB 561-330-4080
Olio Bistro 42 SE 2nd Ave, DB 561-278-6633
Taverna Opa Restaurant Greek Cuisine 270 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-303-3602
Kilwin’s Chocolates & Ice Cream 402 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-278-0808
The Greek Bistro 1832 S Federal Hwy DB, 561-266-8976
Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt & Gelato 418 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-894-8230
Thirty Two East 32 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-276-7868
Jellies at Seagate 1000 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-330-3775
Rocky’s Italian Bistro 20 SE 5th Ave, DB 561-276-9703
Bella Amici Pizzeria Delray Marketplace Atlantic & Lyons 561-270-3025
Salotta 145 NE 4th Ave, DB 561-266-0310 Saltimbocca Italian Bistro 14820 S. Military Trail, DB 561-455-4017
Puro’s Cigar 777 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-278-6118
Cafe Gelato Panini & Wine Bar 506 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-501-4574
Spot Coffee 44 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-455-4041
Café Loredana 85 SE 6th Ave, DB 561-272-8887
Starbucks 205 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-243-9332
Caffe Luna Rosa 34 S Ocean Blvd, DB 561-274-9404
Starbucks 502 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-265-3273
Carrabba’s Italian Grill 335 E Linton Blvd, DB 561-266-9393
The Grind Cafe Delray Marketplace Atlantic & Lyons 561-270-3036
Casa Di Pepe 189 NE 2nd Ave, DB 561-279-7371
Terra Fiamma Ristorante. Pizza. Bar 9169 W. Atlantic Ave. Delray Marketplace 561-495-5570
D’Angelo Pizza Tapas 16950 Jog Road, DB. 561-381-0037
Tramonti Italian Ristorante 119 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-272-1944
D’Angelo Trattona 9 SE 7th Ave, DB 561-330-1237
Vic & Angelo’s 290 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-278-9570
Health Food Ciao Sidewalk Café 1208 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-278-4520 DIG Restaurant 777 E. Atlantic Ave, DB 561-279-1002 Fit Food Express 302 NE 4th St, DB 561-330-4525 Green Fields Organic Bistro 4900 Linton Blvd. DB, 561 501-4169 Nature’s Way Café 20 W Atlantic Ave, DB 561-272-6200 Nutrition Cottage 1815 S Federal Highway, DB, 561-734-4626 The New Vegan 528 NE 2nd St. DB 561-404-5301
Italian Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza 115 NE 6th Ave, DB 561-278-7911
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Bambini’s Garden Pizzeria 14466 Military Trail, DB 561-638-6442
Il Bacio Restaurant & Lounge 29 SE 2nd Ave, DB, 561-865-7785 IL Contadino Ristorante 165 NE 2nd Ave, Pineapple Grove, DB 561-330-0004 Il Girasole 1911 S Federal Hwy, DB, 561-272-3566 Luigi’s Coal Oven Pizza 307 E. Atlantic Ave, DB, 561-274-1969 Mamma’s Pizza Co 401 Atlantic Ave, DB 561-266-2811 Mellow Mushroom 25 SE 6th Ave, DB 561-330-3040
Pizza Rustica 1155 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-279-8766
Sazio 131 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-272-5540 Scuola Vecchia 522 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-865-5923 Solita Delray 25 NE 2nd Ave, DB 561-899-0888
Latin/Caribbean Bamboo Fire Café 149 NW 4th Ave, DB 561-749-0973 Cabana El Ray 105 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-274-9090 Papa’s Tapas 259 NE 2nd Ave Delray Beach, FL 33444 Phone: ( 561) 266-0599
Mexican Cabo Flats Cantina & Tequila Bar Delray Marketplace Atlantic Ave & Lyons Rd. DB 561-499-0378 El Camino 15 NE 2nd Ave, DB. 561-865-5350 Senor Burrito 142 SE 6th Ave #E, DB 561-278-5757
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dining ║ guide Pubs/Clubs 3rd & 3rd 301 NE 3rd Ave, DB, 561-303-1939 Bull Bar Inc 2 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-274-8001 Honey 16 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-270-7187 Hurricane Bar & Lounge 640 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-278-0282 Kevro Studio & Art Bar 166 SE 2nd Ave, DB 561-278-9675 N2 Winebar 104 NE 2nd Ave The Hyatt Place 561-278-6802 O’Connors Irish Pub 210 NE 2nd Ave, DB 561-330-0022 Pepe’s Hideaway 1045 E Atlantic Ave, Db 561-276-3570 Sandbar 40 S Ocean Blvd, DB 561-278-3364 Tim Finnegans Irish Pub 2885 S. Federal Hwy, DB 561- 330-3153
Seafood 50 Ocean 50 S Ocean Blvd, Delray Beach, FL 33483 (561) 278-3364 City Oyster 213 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-272-0220 Dee Dee’s Conch & Rib 25 SW 5th Ave, DB 561-276-1124 J & J Seafood Bar & Grill 634 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-272-3390 Mussel Beach 501 E Atlantic Ave DB 561-921-6464 Racks Fish House 5 SE 2nd Ave, DB, 561-450-6718
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The Fisherman’s Grill 5199 W. Atlantic Ave, DB 561-638-0500
Sandwich/Deli Bagel’s With 1732 S Federal Hwy, DB 561-279-4799 Big Al’s Steaks 450 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-819-1888 Checkers 450 W Atlantic Ave, DB 561-278-9939 Christina’s Restaurant 263 NE 2nd Ave, DB 561-278-3200 Cornell Café Morikami Museum 4000 Morikami Park Rd, DB 561-495-0233 Domino’s Pizza 142 SE 6th Ave, DB 561-330-0002 Dunkin Donut’s 37 W Atlantic Ave, DB 561-243-1196 Famous Market Deli 6570 W Atlantic Ave, DB 561-495-8590 Jersey Mikes Subs 455C NE 5th Ave, DB 561-276-8949 Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches 1911 S. Federal Hwy DB, 561-243-1100 Nemo’s Fish & Chicken 943 W Atlantic Ave, DB 561-865-5094 Off the Ave 19 SE 5th Ave, DB 561-450-6768 Sandwiches by the Sea 1214 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-272-2212 Subway 301 W Atlantic Ave, DB 561-278-5959 Tea-Licious Tearoom 4997 B, W Atalantic Ave, DB. 561-638-5155
The Café In Paradise 140 NE 2nd Ave, DB 561-330-3434 The Green Owl Restaurant 330 E Atlantic Ave, DB 561-272-7766 Tony’s Deli Breakfast, Lunch, Hero’s 301 W. Atlantic Ave DB, 561-276-1749
Boca raton American 13 American Table 451 Palmetto Park Road, Boca 561-409-2061 Abe&Louis Glades Plaza 2300 W. Glades Road, Boca 561-447-0024 The Addison 2 E. Camino Real, Boca 561-372-0568 Boca Wings & Ribs 2257 North Fed. Highway Boca 561 391-9110 Boca Muse 7136 Beracasa Way, Boca 561-367-1133 Boca Pita Express 7158 Beracasa Way Boca 561-750-0088 Bogart’s Bar & Grille 3200 Airport Road Boca 561-544-3044 Boston Market 7020 Beracasa Way, Boca 561-392-2795 Bogart’s Bar &Grille Muvico Palace 20 3200 Airport Road Boca 561-544-3044 Brewzzi Glades Plaza 2222 Glades Rd. Boca 561-392-BREW (2739) Cheesecake Factory 5530 Glades Road. Boca 561-393-0344 Cottonwood Café 90 Royal Palm Place, Boca 561-353-2233 Chops Lobster Bar 101 Plaza Real. Boca 561-395-2675
Duffy’s Sports Grill 21212 St Andrews Blvd. Boca 561-869-0552
Max’s Grille Mizner Park-404 Plaza Real Boca 561-368-0080
Polo’s Restaurant 5030 Champion Blvd., Boca; 561-997-2920
The Capital Grille 6000 Glades Road, Boca 561-368-1077
Grand Lux Café Town Ctr Mall, 6000 Glades Road, Boca 561-392-2141
Miller’s Ale House 1200 Yamato Road. Boca 561-998-9142
Rack’s Downtown Eatery 402 Plaza Real. Boca 561-395-1662
The Grille on Congress 5101 Congress Av. Boca 561-912-9800
Mississippi Sweets BBQ 2399 N Federal Hwy. Boca 561-394-6779
Rebel House 297 E Palmetto Park Road. Boca 561-353-5888
Yogurt Rendezvous* *(ORB Kosher) 7150 Beracasa Way, 561-392-8384
Morton’s The Steakhouse Shops at Boca-5050 Town Ctr Circle Boca 561-392-7724
Ruby Tuesday 409 Plaza Real. Boca 561-392-5705
Houston’s 1900 N.W. Executive Ctr Circle. Boca 561-998- 0550. J. Alexander’s 1400 Glades Road. Boca 561-347-9875 Kathy’s Gazebo Café 4199 N. Fed. Highway. Boca 561-395-6033
New York Prime 2350 N.W. Executive Ctr Drive. Boca 561-998-3881
Kee Grill 17940 N.Military Trail. Boca 561-995-5044
Oceans 18 5801 NW 2nd Av Boca 561-994-0400
Madison’s New York Grill 2006 NW Executive Center Circle. Boca 561-994-0808
Pavilion Grille 391 Yamato Road, Boca 561-912-0000
Mariposa Neiman Marcus at Town Ctr-5860 Glades Rd. Boca 561-544-2320
Pinon Grille, 6000 Glades Road. Boca 561-391-7770
Ruth’s Chris Steak House 225 N.E.Mizner Blvd., Boca, 561-392-6746
Asian/Sushi/Chinese Bluefin Sushi Thai Grill 861 Yamato Rd. Boca 561-981-8986
Seasons 52 2300 N.W.Executive Ctr, Boca-561-998-9952
Boon’s Asian Bistro 19605 SR7. Boca 561-883-0202
Six Tables 112 N.E. 2cnd St., Boca 561-347-6260
Cay Da Vietnamese 7400 N. Fed. Highway., Boca, 561-998-0278
Sweet Tomatoes 7110 Beracasa Way, 561-750-3303
Fah Asian Bistro Boca Valley Shopping Plaza -7461 N.Fed Hwy. Boca561-241-0400
5 Spice Asian Market Shoppes at Blue Lake 1200 Yamato Rd. 561-989-1688
Sushi Masa & Thai 2240 NW 19th Street. Boca 561-347-0008
Japango 3011 Yamato Road. Boca 561-999-1263
Sushi Ray Shops at Boca Ctr-5250, Town Ctr Circle.Boca 561-394-9506
Kapow Noodle Bar 431 Plaza Real. Boca 561-347-7311
Sushi Thai 100 NE 2cnd St., Boca 561750-4448
La Tre 249 E.Palmetto Park Rd. Boca-561-392-4568
Sushi Yama 7055-33 W Palmetto Park Road. Boca 561- 362-6416
Lemongrass Asian Bistro 101 Plaza Real South. Boca 561-544-8181
Tempura House The Reserve-9858 Clint Moore Road. Building 561-883-6088
P.F Chang’s 1400 Glades Rd. Boca 561-393-3722
Pei Wei Asian Diner 7152-B Beracasa Way, 561-322-1001 Stir Crazy Café Town Ctr-6000 Glades Rd., Boca 561-338-7500.
Uncle Tai’s Shops at Boca Ctr-5250 Town Ctr Circle. -Boca 561-368-8806 Yokohama Sushi 60 N Fed. Hwy, Boca. 561-392-9328 Yokohama Sushi 9168 Glades Rd. Boca 561-451-1707
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dining ║ guide Nino’s Italian Restaurant 7120 Beracasa Way, 561-392-9075
Peace a Pizza Shoppes at Blue Lake-1200, Yamato Rd. Boca 561-998-Best (2378) Pellegrino’s Ristorante 3360 N Federal Highway, Boca Plaza, Boca Fl. 33431 561-368-5520 Renzo’s of Boca 5999 N. Fed. Highway. Boca-561-994-3495 Ristorante Sapori Royal Palm Place-301 Via De Palmas., Boca 561-367-9779 Trattoria Romana 499 E. Palmetto Park Rd. Boca-561-393-6715 Umbria Renaissance Hotel 2000 NW 19st, Boca. 561-368-5252
Continental Bakery of France 625 NE Spanish River Blvd., Boca 561-361-4490
Kosta’s 5024 N. Fed Hwy. Lighhousepoint Georgetown Plaza, 954-571-3842
Bistro Provence 2399 N.Fed. Highway.Boca561-368-2340
Le Rivage 450 N.E.20th St. Boca-561-620-0033
Italian Arturo’s Ristorante 6750 N.Fed Hwy. Boca-561-997- 7373
Brio Tuscan Grille 5050 Town Center Circle. Boca 561-392-0344
Macaroni Grill 2004 Executive Ctr Drive. Boca 561-997-5492
Carraba’s Italian Grill 6909 S.W.18th Street, Boca561-544-8838
Casa D’Angelo 171 E Palmetto Park Rd. Boca. 561-996-1234
Mario’s Osteria 1400 Glades Road. Boca 561-239-7000
Josephine’s 5751 N.Fed. Highway. Boca. 561-988-0668
Cote France Café 100K Plaza Real South, Boca. 561-955-6021
Milos Taverna 1600 N Fed. Hwy, Boca. 561-750-6720
La Luna Italian Bistro The Polo Shoppes-5030 Champion Blvd. Boca 561-997-1165
Casimir French Bistro 416 Via De Palmas #81, Royal Palm Place, Boca, 561-955-6001
Matteo’s 233 S Federal Hwy. Boca 561-392-0773
Josef’s Table 5030 Champion Blvd. Boca 561-353-2700
Meatball Room 3011 Yamato Road. Boca 561-409-4111 Taverna Kyma 6298 N. Fed. Hywy. Boca 33487 561-994-2828
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Villa Rosana 9858 Clint Moore Road. Boca 561-470-0112
La Villeta 4351 N. Fed. Highway Boca561-362-8403 Maggiano’s 21090 St. Andrew’s Blvd. Boca, 561-361-8244
Latin/Caribbean Caribbean Grill 1332 NW Boca Raton Blvd Boca 561-362-0161 Cuban Café 3350 N.W.Boca Blvd. Boca 561-750-8860
City Fish Market 7940 Glades Road. Boca 561-487-1600 McCormick&Shmick’s University Commons -1400 Glades Rd. Boca. 561-394-2428 Truluck’s 351 Plaza Real. Boca 561-391-0755
Deli/Cafés Ben’s Deli Kosher The Reserve-9942 Clint Moore Rd. Boca 561-470-9963 Boca Beach House 887 E Palmetto Park Road. Boca 561-826-8850 Deli on Rye 4311 N. Federlal Hwy., Boca 561-347-1400 Hotdogopolis 6020 N Federal Hwy. Boca 561-998-5959 Oasis Cafe Renaissance Hotel Boca 2000 NW 19st, Boca 561-368-5252 Saquella Caffe 82 Royal Palm Place-410 Via De Palmas, Boca. 561-338-8840 Toojay’s 3013 Yamato Road. Boca 561-997-9911
Mexican Senor Burrito 513 N.E 20th Street Boca 561-347-6600
Toojay’s Gourmet Deli Polo Shoppes-5030 Champion Blvd. Boca-561-241-5903
La Rosa Nautica 515 NE 20th St. Boca, 561-296-1413
Rustic Cellar Royal Palm Place409 S.E.Mizner Blvd. 561-392-5237
Rocco’s Tacos 5250 Town Center Circle. Boca 561-416-2131
Uncle Julio’s 449 Plaza Real. Boca 561-300-3530
TEQUILA COWBOY City Place 550 S. Rosemary Ave. WPB 561-249-2749
Seafood Bonefish Grill 21065 Powerline Road. Boca 561-483-4949
Other Meals On The Move, Inc. 561-488-9665 www. mealsonthemove.com
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December 16, 2015 | Wed. 2 & 7 pm Award-winning theater veteran, Scott H. Severance stars in this new adaptation of Dickens’ ever popular classic. Stunning sets and puppetry, song and dance, a heavy dose of humor, and a timeless message fill the stage.
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Get in the holiday spirit with this ALL NEW show. Live music with 1960’s-style tight harmonies and precise choreography.
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December 26, 2015 | Sat. 8 pm International star illusionist, Brad Ross has been hailed as magic’s hottest star. He takes his audiences on a journey into a world where anything is possible! Opening the 2016 Broadway Cabaret Series...
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MISC ║ ask the petxpert
My Pet Is Going Blind…
e see many health challenges every week from cancer to allergies and everything in between. One of the ever increasing and more challenging issues is that of eye care. More and more of our pets are living less than optimal lives as the result of eye challenges including cataracts and blindness. Why is this occurring when we have all these medical advances and why is healing and curing such an issue? Why does it lead to such devastating results? Is it possible to reverse or cure most eye issues? Let’s start with basic eye infection including tearing, wet eye and tear staining. While some breeds of dogs and cats seem to be more predisposed to this type of condition, it is usually caused by a nutritional imbalance and exposure to toxins. While many eye infections are the result of bacterial, viral or fungal growth, we have to ask what is wrong with our pet’s immune system that allows these pathogens to proliferate. These infections are the result of an already challenged immune system and if the causes are not addressed and cured, more serious problems such as cataracts, glaucoma, uveitis, corneal ulcers and other
symptoms will occur. You may notice that while your veterinarian may refer to these as diseases, these are actually symptoms of a larger immune challenge. When these symptoms are treated, it may seem like they are healed however most of the time, they have only been disguised. When we look at tear staining, this is actually caused by a toxin that is a preservative in most pet foods. This condition may be diagnosed as a plugged tear duct or eye infection and then subsequently treated with antibiotics or eye drops. This can be an internal challenge that indicates liver, kidney and other issues. The body moves these toxins to locations where it can be eliminated. The eyes are one such vehicle however exposure of the eyes to a high concentration of these toxins will ultimately create a new and different damage. As with all our approaches to attaining optimal health, we need to build a strong natural immune system with species specific nutrition and by reducing the addition of toxins through drugs, vaccines, cleaning products, lawn chemicals and other toxins. Toxins plug and destroy the cellular functions in filters such as the liver, kidney and
lymphatic systems. Research has shown that aluminum and mercury have a direct link to kidney and liver failure which has a direct impact on the eyes. The biggest challenge with treating and curing eye problems is that eyes replace cells very slowly. Once damage is done, it requires months of nutritive support to grow back healthy eye cells while preventing more damage. We have found that along with a proper diet, adding specific botanical and herbs can help tremendously. Staining, cloudiness and even cataracts disappear. The key to eye health is prevention through the right diet, clean water, the removal of unnecessary drugs, medications and vaccines, toxic cleaners and environmental applications, along with appropriate action when the smaller symptoms occur. Ask for the cause first and treat them, not the symptoms. Bill Piechocki, nutritionist and Dr. Diane Sudduth, DVM co-own Fiesta Pet Deli in Pompano Beach and co-host PetHealthCafe.com radio show. Our 40 years in the animal field has provided us unparalleled vision and information which we pass to our clients daily. We can be reached at www.PetHealthCafe.com or Fiesta Pet Deli, 954-971-2500.
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MISC ║ Feen on the Scene
FIFTY SHADES OF GRAY – REAL POSSIBILITIES
BY diane feen
There were shades of gray everywhere I looked. But there were no handcuffs in sight and little in the way of romantic gestures.
But there were a lot of people (15,000 to be exact) and dozens of lectures on health, wellness, finance and technology. To spice things up a bit there were movies, celebrities and concerts - all for a mere $35. The reason for all this education and enlightenment was empowerment. But not the type you read about on the Internet. This was a rather altruistic endeavor sponsored by AARP. In case you aren’t familiar with their Life@50+ events, then you’re either too young or embarrassed to join a club that sees laugh lines and varicose veins as part of your charm. AARP is one of the most powerful lobbying groups in the country with 37 million members. But when their magazines (or enrollment forms) start showing up in people’s mailboxes they often feel like doom has descended upon them. But don’t tell that to AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins. “How old would you be if you didn’t know your age? You need to lose your preoccupation with age and focus on living. It’s mind over matter, it you don’t mind it doesn’t matter.” (She is obviously not single and certainly does not live in Florida). Jenkins was inspiring – and powerful – in her message that age doesn’t matter. But as much as I wanted to drink the cool-aid, I knew in my heart that yellow teeth and thinning hair was not a powerful aphrodisiac. But listening to Robin Roberts, co- host of “Good Morning America,” made me want to reconsider my dour thoughts on aging. “Sometimes dreams don’t look like we want them to, but they are gratifying anyway. When fear knocks on the door, let faith open it. Be fearless, optimism is a muscle that gets better with use.” Roberts spoke about her need for daily prayer, meditation and her decision to go on live TV and rip off the wig she was wearing after chemo. “It was a teachable moment. I had to embrace where I was at the time. My mom always said, ‘Make your mess your message.’” 98
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There were plenty of teachable moments. Physicist Michio Kaku spoke about “The Future of the Mind.” Though many of us rocking elders often wonder if we are losing ours – Kaku was quite upbeat about the future and the mind. “The cell phone today has more power than the space ship that landed on the moon in 1969. In the future computer power will be everywhere – on the walls, floors and even the wallpaper. When you meet someone their biography will come up in your glasses so you will know who to suck up to at a party.” Though Kaku was quite chipper and electrifying (as opposed to Ben Stein who seemed to be battery operated) the thought of my wallpaper telling people my SAT scores was a bit daunting. But there was more to this cerebral orgy than the future or the past. Most of the action (again no handcuffs) was in the Miami Beach Convention Exhibit Hall. At this 250,000-square-foot aging playing field there were 180 exhibitors to calm our fears of aging and help us dance through our golden years. There were exercise classes that challenged the spirit rather than the biceps, free Sippy cups with built-in wine glasses, pedometers, colorful pill boxes and enough kindness to make you wonder why you ever wanted to be young again. One of the highlights at this annual event is their Movies for Grownups series. Though the theme that runs through it is a bit on the down-low, they are always interesting. The film “Five Flights UP” with Diane Keaton, Morgan Freeman and Cynthia Nixon was a true story was about a couple deciding whether to give up their cherished Brooklyn apartment because it was a five floor walk-up. You know the rest. Steps and aging are as lethal as Xanax and alcohol. But it had a happy ending, and the author spoke candidly to us about selling her apartment and moving to Florida (spoiler alert: she kept a small place in Brooklyn).
Diane Feen and Robin Roberts
The AARP Life@50+ was a great way to spend a few days listening (Alonzo Mourning and wife Tracy spoke about their impoverished childhoods and their need to pay it forward with their charities) and talking to others who aren’t as concerned with earthly success as with standing upright. Since grown-ups cannot exist on maxi pads and pedometers alone there was a rock concert finale with Gloria Estefan and Rita Moreno. Not only did it start at 5:30, but ear plugs were abundant (like Quaaludes in the 70’s) and we were gifted pouches with name badges with our city of origin. There was not, however, return to sender postage on our badges. But that’s Ok, even though most of us were tired in body, we were humbled and exhilarated in spirit.
misc ║ Relationships
He Said/She Said:
Same Words Different LanguagE By Robert V and Marie T
Last month we discussed Relationship Red Flags, which now segues into this: the Top 3 Lamest Break Up Reasons of all time.
Scenario: You finally meet someone that appears normal, stable and decent, and you decide to give it the ol’ college try. All is going well, and a few weeks in, Boom! They drop a BOMB! Here goes: 1. The dreaded “We need to talk…” He: This can never be good. It can mean anything from “I think you poisoned the cat”, to “your things are packed and on the front lawn”. The alpha male will immediately go on the offensive and follow “We need to talk” with, “Yes, I’ve been meaning to talk to you too, it’s just that too many more important things have come up. You go first”. This will instantly put her on the defensive and possibly cause her to rethink her position. “You mean he may want to break up with me? Maybe I could be doing something better or different to make him want to stay”, she may be thinking. Advantage you! She: Ok girls. This sentence is never followed by anything good. We know this. We’ve used it. It’s usually the precursor to a break up talk. No one has ever said “We need to talk, I bought you a puppy”. So, what do we do? We worry all day, thinking about what they mean and how to answer. Let’s face it - we know what comes next. Hold you head up high and agree. Then be grateful it wasn’t a Sex and the City post it break up. I mean, if you had said it to him, it’s because you want out, no? 2. The crushing “I just want to be friends”. He: This universally means, “ You aren’t very good at __________.” Sex, finances, paying attention, cuddling, watching Chick Flicks or taking out the trash could all fit here, depending on inflection. Once again, give a big sigh of relief and offer up a big, friendly hug as if the weight of the world has been
taken off your shoulders. If you are particularly bold, you can ask, “Does this mean you will introduce me to ___________ (insert the name of her hottest friend here, then duck)”. She: Translation: “I no longer want to call you my girlfriend, but can I still call you for the occasional hook up?” Before we go all crazy, let’s think this through. This isn’t necessarily a bad deal. Assuming you weren’t too invested after dating a few weeks and everything is amicable, a casual date here and there with someone you’re
familiar and comfortable with is great. Key word “amicable”. If you’re not ok with it, pretend to be - then introduce him to your psycho clingy, girlfriend that owns 6 cats. Sit back, grab popcorn, watch the show and smile. After all, he asked to be introduced, right?
3. The timeless “It’s not you, it’s me”. He: It’s you. Of course, it’s you. It’s been you all the while. You need to get to the root of this, so you won’t make the same mistake with her hot friend ________ (see #2). Start by looking for the gaps in harmless things like smelling your armpits and slowly graduate to leaving the toilet seat up, not complimenting her when she gets her hair done or loses 1.5 pounds and work your way up to total fatal relationship mistakes. Here’s the trick: stop on the first possible excuse and move on. You have a hang nail, she hates hangnails, therefore she hates you. Remember logic questions on the SAT ? Same concept. She: Ha! Of COURSE it’s him! He can have this one all day! Why would any man in their right mind break up with fabulous you?! And even when we ladies use this line...it’s still him! LOL! But of course, this sometimes stings. Agree with him. Tell him, you’re glad he sees this and made it easier for you to walk away. Thank him, then grab a couple of girlfriends, and have yourself an old fashioned wiener roast! Recall all the little things that drove you crazy about him (hang nails, toilet seat etiquette, etc...) and maybe a few adult beverages to help dull the sting. The memory of the confused look on his face (for agreeing with him!) should bring a smile to your lips for a week or two. Then lose his number. Ciao Muchacho! Next month...On Line Dating (this may be a two parter, lol)!
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Leisure ║ brain teasers
CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS
1. Perforated 6. Like an arrow 10. Annoyed 12. Hit hard 14. Tantalized 16. Finely ground meal of grain 17. Russian secret police 20. Chewer 22. Annoyed 23. Afflicts
25. Branchiate 27. Not many 28. Lady Jane 29. Satellite for navigation 31. Pass by 34. Animal stealer 36. Young boy or girl 38. Bind anew 39. Learned persons 41. Renovates 44. Observe 46. Affectedly dainty
47. Eccentric 50. Cuts off 52. The Destroyer 53. Dweeb 55. Fineness measure 57. Cardinal number 58. Arab leaders 59. Cook again 61. Deal out sparingly 62. Fry briefly 63. Proverb 64. Corruption
32. Grain stores 33. Overjoyed 35. Lapwing 37. Chauffeur 39. Drunk 40. Views 42. We have 43. Sitting 45. Heaths 48. Demobilization 49. Baldly 51. Capital of South Korea 54. Sketched 56. Routine 60. New Zealand parrot
ANSWER TO PUZZLE from last month
ANSWER TO this PUZZLE will be printed next month.
1. Parcel 2. Curved bone 3. Steep, rugged rock 4. Stretching out 5. Keep under restraint 7. Birds of prey 8. Deep gruff sound 9. You are 11. Wattle 13. Before the war 15. Researcher 18. Female child 19. Remove the color from 21. One in repose 24. Tube to drain from higher to lower vessel 26. Italian poet 30. Pollutes
Fill in the grid so that every row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 through 9.
enigma cryptograms are created from quotations and proverbs from around the world. Each letter stands for another letter. hint: “Q” = “R”
ANSWER TO sudoko will be printed next month.
ANSWER TO sudoko from LAST MONTH
“JFMMCTKPP CP F MKQXOSK DJCHJ YGO HFTTGW MGOQ GT PGSKGTK DCWJGOW IKWWCTI PGSK GT YGOQPKAX.” -QFAMJ DFAEG KSKQPGT
enigma solution will be printed next month.
enigma solution from LAST MONTH “Most people pay too much for the things they get for nothing.” - Author Unknown
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Where Everybody Knows Your Name
Rex’s on North Federal Highway is an old-fashioned barber shop/ hair salon. There’s nothing fancy about its décor or its prices, but it’s an extraordinary place. It is Delray Beach. The real Delray.
Recently, a standing room only crowd gathered in the bar at Fifth Avenue Grill to celebrate Karyn Premock’s retirement after years and years of cutting hair at Rex’s in Delray. It was a celebration of a wonderful person, friendly, kind, warm and funny. But it was also a celebration of a small business, a craft and a community. One by one, friends (there are no customers or clients at Rex’s just friends) came to the microphone to express their gratitude for having known Karyn and for being part of a very special town. They shared stories, memories and experiences. Many came to the microphone twice, reluctant to let go of a treasured part of their town. We talk often about what makes a place great, we strive to create policies and rules that will preserve our “village like” character and that’s all well and good and important too. But the truth of the matter is great places come about because of great people. Karyn, Rex, Hazel, Billie, Billie C and the rest of the cast of characters at Rex’s are great people. They love the people who come through their doors to get their hair cut and colored or to share some gossip while getting a manicure. There’s a lot of talk about Delray that happens in that small, modest but very vibrant shop. Rumors are discussed and discarded, jokes are told, lives are shared and there are stories galore. If you want to understand Delray—it’s a requirement to visit Rex’s. Over the years, Rex’s and especially Karyn began to attract a series of aspiring politicians. If you want to get elected---the story goes---you had best find your way to Karyn’s booth. If she liked you, she would talk you up, get your petitions signed and you would win come Election Day. If she didn’t or if you ignored the power of Rex’s Salon, well Mr. Poli-
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tician good luck to ya. The power of that story attracted city commissioners, mayors, state legislators and other wannabe’s over the years. I was already elected when I went to Karyn. I went to her out of self-defense. Everywhere I went in town, I would hear rumors about this or that. When I asked where they were coming from I was told they heard it at Rex’s or from somebody who went to Rex’s. Most of what I was hearing had elements of truth, some were wild stories and some of the information contained great insights. I had to check this place out. It’s not easy to get an appointment with Karyn. Her appointment book would make a President look lazy. But I was able to get in and I never left. I was happy she kept me after I was termed out and became one of Delray’s “Pips”, previously important people. We became friends, like she is with everybody who comes to the shop. The stories told at her retirement party by local legends Gary Eliopoulos, Ernie Simon, Bethesda Hospital CEO Roger Kirk, Fred Bonarde, Lloyd Hasner, Howard Ellingsworth and many many others were simply incredible. Getting a haircut at Rex’s is an experience. Often an exhausting one. You walk in and it’s like a vortex—jokes, gossip, singing, dancing and lots and lots of talking. Gary joked that it took so long to get his haircut (and he doesn’t have much hair to cut) that it grew back by the time it was over. Ernie said that he went to Karyn for an ego boost (he’s also challenged in the hair department) but she would bring out clippers, make a bunch of noise and make sure that he saw hair on the floor, even if it wasn’t his. “Karyn is what Delray is all about,” Ernie
told the crowd. “Neighbors and friends caring for each other.” John Miller, a member of a pioneering Delray family, said Karyn cut his hair since he was 12. Lloyd Hasner joked about haircuts that went on so long and were so exhausting that he prayed for sweet release---only to come back for more. More laughs, more friendship, more community. Gary E. talked about how Karyn would cluster her appointments to make sure the person before you and after you were people who didn’t like you. Was it a plan? Or was it her attempt to help people mend fences. Sometimes, if you had a health issue, say a heart problem, she would cluster your appointments around others facing the same concerns. Hmmm…happenstance or was she really a maestro? As for me, I’ll always remember Karyn coming to my house to cut my hair and Adam Hasner’s after some hurricane; can’t remember which one. We were tired and hot, but Karyn set up shop in my kitchen so we could get the hair out of our eyes and get back to recovery efforts. We shared happy stories and sad ones too. We shared a love of dogs; goldens for me, bloodhounds for her. She just lost her beloved Annie and the Rex’s community mourned. We knew Annie. And we laughed. Laughter was a given. Rex’s is Delray’s version of “Cheers” somebody said; the place where everybody knows your name and as they said this week leave your dignity and ego at the door. Amen.
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