Welcome to Boca News, a guide to what’s happening in one of the most vibrant, healthy and sought after cities there is.
The temperate climate, the steady economy and the fun culture of fashion and fun make Boca Raton one of the best places to live. Once people come to Boca they become captivated immediately. Boca has remained on the list of most desirable places to live. In fact, 24/7 Wall Street recently named Boca Raton as the 11th most desirable city to live in.
We keep you informed about the events, outdoor recreation, restaurants, shopping, and real estate news you need to get the most out of Boca. Plus, we profile who and what’s happening around town with our feature articles – to give you a deeper flavor for this fantastic town.
If you a new to Boca or you are just visiting, consider Boca News your jumping off point. We are always up to date with life events such as music, art walks, and other recreational activities.
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Boca Raton was incorporated in 1924, and is the southern most city in Palm Beach County. Nestled up against the eastern coastline of south Florida, Boca Raton remains one of the most visited beach towns in the country.
The Florida land boom of the 1920’s is what first brought the population growth to the town. Most famously, Adison Mizner, built several mansions in the area. Today, this landmark is the center of the Boca nightlife and is notably titled “Mizer Park.”
The city of Boca Raton is 29.1 sq miles. Within that land mass, 1.9 sq miles of it is water.
Like most Florida cities, Boca Raton sites on a “water table” which makes it impossible to build basements within homes in the city. There are a few high points, the highest of which is 4th Ave or “High Street.”
Boca Raton qualifies as a Tropical Rainforest Climate. In it’s driest month, which is December, Boca average 62.88 MM of rainfall.
Winter high temperatures are typically in the seventies and eighties, while summer high temperatures are in the high eighties to low nineties.
Boca Raton is best labeled as a “luxury resort city.” Boca is an upscale place to live and it is known for his shopping and it’s groomed appearance. The people, the lawns, the cars and the businesses are all neatly kept and presented in a high-end manner.
If you are looking for luxury poolside pampering, Boca is your one stop shop. Expansive, snazzy and upscale, Boca has an exclusive and suburban feel.
Boca is home to the flagship main campus of the Florida Atlantic University, also known as FAU. FAU is one of the few universities in the country to have its own recording label, Hoot/Wisdom, to introduce students to the world of commercial music by producing and releasing their own projects.
Boca also has one of the best public education systems in the country. From elementary to high school, Boca scores a 9 out of 10 in a recent poll on GreatSchools.org
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