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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Boca Raton Beach Project

Boca Raton Beach project
The City of Boca Raton has hired a contruction company to start the South Boca Raton Beach Renourishment Project. This project will utilize the Boca Raton Inlet ebb shoal as the borrow site and place the dredged material along a 0.9 mile project area located between South County Park and the City of Boca Raton. The Marinex will place approximately 150,000 cubic yards of sand from the mouth of the Boca Raton Inlet.
 Marinex anticipates mobilizing to the project site and will commence dredging activities during the first week of November. This construction project is a 24/7 operation and is anticipated to be completed on or before November 20, 2013.3
Any questions or concerns with the anticipated construction project please contact Jennifer Bistyga, the Coastal Program Manager for the City of Boca Raton (561) 416-3397. Additionally, the City of Boca Raton’s website will have project updates and construction photos

Monday, October 21, 2013

Boca Raton Museum presents Art of Wine

Each month from October-March, the Boca Raton Museum will have a wine tasting related to traveling exhibitions, pieces from the permanent collection and seasonal sentiments. Called “The Art of Wine,”

Be it a selection of Italian wines as you explore the works of Italian futurists or an in-depth tasting of New Mexico’s Gruet Winery as you examine the exhibition dedicated to the Santa Fe Art Colony, each tasting and tour will leave you better equipped to discuss art and wine.

The Art of Wine embarks on select Wednesdays from 6-8 p.m. each month, starting in October and ending in March. Each tour includes wine tasting, a selection of chesses to sample and a curated tour of select works in the museum.

Tickets cost $40 ($35 for members). Reservations are required; to RSVP, call 561-392-2500 ext. 208 or visit

The Art of Wine schedule and themes are as follows:

October 16—Explore the wines of New Mexico’s Gruet Winery and the art of the Santa Fe art colony. In association with the traveling exhibit "Southwestern Allure: The Art of the Santa Fe Art Colony."

November 20—Homage to fromage: Learn the secrets to entertaining with winning wine and cheese pairings.

December 18—Picasso and the wines of Spain. The tour will examine pieces from Pablo Picasso in the Dr. and Mrs. John J. Mayers Collection.

January 29—American pop art and America’s house of sparkling wine: Schramsberg Vineyards. In appreciation to the visiting exhibit "Pop Culture: Selections from the Frederick R. Wesiman Art Foundation" and the museum’s long-term gallery installation "Grooms Room."

February 19—Italian futurists and wines from Italy.

March 19—Spring Fling: Explore wines that pair with the fresh flavors and colors of spring.

New Boca Raton Library

The new library is located at the corner of NW 2nd Avenue and NW 4th Street in Boca Raton. Boca Raton residents approved a $19.8 million bond in March 2003 to construct two new libraries. The Spanish River Library opened in January 2008. The new Downtown Library will open in the summer of 2013. Building design elements are influenced by the Mediterranean architectural style of Addison Mizner. Features from the City of Boca Raton’s master plan, representing both urban and suburban characteristics, include pedestrian friendly walkways and a plaza.

The new Library will seek a Silver LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The new Downtown Library will provide improved services and community spaces accommodating more than 700 people using study, meeting, computing, and reading areas.

Features of the new Library include a Community Meeting Room with seating for 155 people, 70 public access computers and Wi-Fi services, and 10 private study and tutoring room. The Friends of the Boca Raton Library donated $250,000 to the City in support of the new Downtown Library and The Rotary Club of Boca Raton donated $50,000 for enhancements to the new Youth Services Center.

Wyndham Boca Raton Wins $25,000 Hotel Makeover

Cintas Corporation and Anthony Melchiorri have named the Wyndham Boca Raton the winner of a $25,000 Hotel Makeover Contest designed to further enhance the hotel's operations and guest satisfaction. Located in Boca Raton, Fla., the property received an onsite visit from Melchiorri, a hospitality expert and television personality, and $25,000 worth of products and services from Cintas.

"We are thrilled to receive this award and view it as a terrific opportunity to draw on Cintas and Anthony's hospitality expertise," said Ken Kaylor, General Manager, Wyndham Boca Raton. "As more hotels experience the microscope of online review sites, we recognize the value of maintaining clean, safe and vibrant spaces for guests. This exciting win will help us to continue to do just that."
A seasoned professional, Melchiorri has more than 20 years of experience serving the hospitality industry. To begin the makeover, he met with Kaylor's leadership team and staff to tour the property, learn how they plan to use the $25,000 and discuss recommendations for the property. Afterwards, Kaylor and his team will work closely with Cintas to implement products and services aimed at solidifying the property's image, cleanliness and safety.
"The best hotels aren't necessarily the ones with the trendiest guestrooms or amenities, they're the cleanest," said Melchiorri. "By making a few proactive and practical improvements to assets such as flooring or employee uniforms, hotels can significantly impact guest satisfaction and online reviews for the better."
In addition to winning $25,000 in Cintas products and services, Kaylor will join Cintas at the upcoming International Hotel/Motel + Restaurant Show on Nov. 10 in New York City. There, along with Cintas and Melchiorri, he will unveil the results of the makeover at the Wyndham Boca Raton.
"The Wyndham Boca Raton is a beautiful, well-maintained property," said Todd McKeown, Vice President Global Hospitality and Gaming, Cintas. "Through our comprehensive suite of products and services, we are confident we can elevate their guest satisfaction to an even higher level and make a positive impact on their operations and bottom line."

About Cintas Corporation:
Headquartered in Cincinnati, Cintas Corporation provides highly specialized services to businesses of all types primarily throughout North America. Cintas designs, manufactures and implements corporate identity uniform programs, and provides entrance mats, restroom cleaning and supplies, tile and carpet cleaning, promotional products, first aid, safety, fire protection products and services and document management services for more than 1 million businesses. Cintas is a publicly held company traded over the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol CTAS and is a component of the Standard & Poor's 500 Index.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Delray Beach Country Club homes

Delray Beach Country Club homes can be easily found with advanced website features at Delray Beach RealEstate

Delray Beach Real Estate now features Country Club Homes in the following areas: Addison Reserve, Delaire, Hamlet, Mizner Country Club, and Polo Club 

Delray Beach Real Estate is a great search portal for those looking to buy a Delray Beach Country Club Home They have an experienced team of realtors who specialize in country club locations. The site contains many features for finding a country club property,

Home buyers that might be looking at Delray Beach should look at the activities to do for all ages. “There’s something for everyone in Delray,” adds Parisi “You have Downtown Delray with all the amazing shop and restaurants, the ocean, amazing golf courses and country clubs"

"Delray Beach has so much to offer home buyers,” says Parisi, “and my site serves as a great tool to the region and it's many possibilities. Here, you can choose to live in downtown Delray beach, in the Country Clubs or right along the ocean. It's the perfect site to search for a Country Club home. ”

Delray Beach Real Estate website features country club homes located in Addison Reserve, Polo Club, Delaire, Hamlet, Mizner Country Club and more The company uses the latest in technologies to display country club homes and also has advanced mobile features. Country Club homes are presented with MLS ids, prices, photographs, photographs of the community, and local school information to help the buyer get the best deal.

Delray Beach Real Estate is run by Champagne & Parisi of Realty Associates and is located in South Florida. Their technology helps new home buyers find country club homes or use advanced Internet tactics to get sellers maximum exposure to sell their home. Their team of Delray Beach Realtors are experienced, helpful and patient in helping their clients with buying or selling a home. For information on Delray Beach Real Estate, please visit Delray Beach Real Estate

Mizner Movie Event Oct 11 7:30 PM Willy Wonka

Mizner Movie Event Oct 11 - 7:30 Pm Come out and enjoy this FREE movie event with sub-titled songs to sing along! Rated G.

In keeping with the “Willy Wonka” theme, one lucky person will be the recipient of a “Golden Ticket,” winning a special grand prize.  Chocolate and candy (available for sale) will fill the MPA to include decadent martinis, desserts, and other tasty treats.  Mizner Park’s Sloan’s Ice Cream will be on-site with a multi-flavor Ice Cream Bar; special toppings bar with all things chocolate; fudge and assorted pre-made candy bags. Blankets and chairs welcome. Chairs also available to rent. Limited parking in Mizner Park, or park for free and walk from City Hall or the Boca Raton Library.

Rush - Movie Review

A movie about Formula 1 racing might sound like it would appeal only to Formula 1 fanatics, while a story about dueling racers might sound like another take on Days of Thunder . Who feels the need for speed when we've seen this before?
If you're thinking these thoughts about Rush, you're right. But the new film from director Ron Howard  is such an accomplished piece of filmmaking that it’s difficult to not like it. As the competition between drivers Niki Lauda (Daniel Bruhl,) and James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth,) heats up, it's hard not to get caught up in the high-speed, drama between the two men. Rush explores not only the will to win, but how to win.
Niki Lauda is Hunt's ultimate target. Not only is Lauda a better driver, he's a professional, devoting himself to a lifestyle that he believes is required to be a winner
Although neither lead role requires deep acting, Bruhl and Hemsworth are convincing as Lauda and Hun. Howard carries the film through scenes that show one character walking the edge between life and death, yet the movie allows audiences to come out of the theater more excited.