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The Palm Beach Post
Cherry Hill Mini Market gets faceliftThere’s a constant ebb and flow of customers at the Cherry Hill Mini Market on
Cherry Hill Mini Market gets facelift
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 2 minutes ago
There’s a constant ebb and flow of customers at the Cherry Hill Mini Market on Fourth Street just west of Seacrest Boulevard. Residents go there for a quick soda, a snack, or even grab something to go from the Soul Food Kitchen. Sometimes they just... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
WPB police not to blame for problems with security camerasWest Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio on Tuesday backtracked from statements her spo
WPB police not to blame for problems with security cameras
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 6 hours ago
West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio on Tuesday backtracked from statements her spokesman made about the city’s surveillance cameras, saying that police were not to blame for problems with the system. At a news conference with Police Chief Bryan... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
LaBelle business eyes move, CRA fundsFort Myers is continuing its push to be a tech hub. The Community Redevelopmen
LaBelle business eyes move, CRA funds
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 7 days ago
Fort Myers is continuing its push to be a tech hub. The Community Redevelopment Agency decided Wednesday to start a fund to attract high-tech business, which means, starting Oct. 1, there may be $120,000 in incentives available from the CRA. And... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Riviera Beach memorabilia sought for permanent exhibitEvery picture tells a story. And in Riviera Beach, those tales are more importa
Riviera Beach memorabilia sought for permanent exhibit
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 14 days ago
Every picture tells a story. And in Riviera Beach, those tales are more important than ever. That’s because the Community Redevelopment Agency is organizing an exhibit replete with photos and other memorabilia that will showcase the city’s history.... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Boynton Woman’s Club gets $140,000 from state for restorationAnd for a short, yet panicked, period of time, the ladies of the Boynton Woman’
Boynton Woman’s Club gets $140,000 from state for restoration
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 14 days ago
And for a short, yet panicked, period of time, the ladies of the Boynton Woman’s Club thought their funds also had been cut. The Boynton Woman’s Club building has been on the National Register of Historic Places since 1979. While one money request... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Downtown fountain may be on verge of faceliftA downtown Fort Myers landmark could soon get a much-needed facelift. The Ponc
Downtown fountain may be on verge of facelift
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 15 days ago
A downtown Fort Myers landmark could soon get a much-needed facelift. The Ponce De Leon fountain has stood downtown for more than a decade and hasn't worked properly in years. But thanks to a joint effort between the city and the community, it could... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Hope fades for Immokalee Walmart as retail giant remains silent about plansOptimism that Walmart will build a store in Immokalee is starting to fade now t
Hope fades for Immokalee Walmart as retail giant remains silent about plans
Naples Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
Optimism that Walmart will build a store in Immokalee is starting to fade now that the project has sat in limbo for the better part of a year. Even before the retail giant and developer Barron Collier Companies first confirmed in the spring of 2014... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Church files detailed objections to Lake Eola tower planSt. Luke’s Cathedral, a historic church in downtown Orlando, filed its detailed
Church files detailed objections to Lake Eola tower plan
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
St. Luke’s Cathedral, a historic church in downtown Orlando, filed its detailed objections to a plan for a 28-story tower on the shores of Lake Eola. The church, which donated property for Lake Eola Park in 1914, has come out in strong opposition to... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Boynton CRA director Vivian Brooks to keep her job another yearBoynton Beach’s Community Redevelopment Agency director will keep her job for a
Boynton CRA director Vivian Brooks to keep her job another year
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 19 days ago
Boynton Beach’s Community Redevelopment Agency director will keep her job for another year, but while knowing that two city officials don’t want her there. This past week, the board members had to decide if they should renew her more than... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Fil-Am agency throws lifeline to struggling Filipinos in L.A.FASGI Executive Director Elena Coronel leading Historic Filipinotown Foundation
Fil-Am agency throws lifeline to struggling Filipinos in L.A.
Inquirier.net / Posted 19 days ago
FASGI Executive Director Elena Coronel leading Historic Filipinotown Foundation Day celebration August 2. PHOTO BY CECILE OCHOA LOS ANGELES — “Juana,” (not her real name) is a 68-year-old Filipina who came to the U.S. on a fiancée visa to marry her... Read more
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FOX 13 Tampa Bay
Exciting new plans for downtown TampaThe Port of Tampa Bay plans to develop 45 acres of property along Channelside D
Exciting new plans for downtown Tampa
FOX 13 Tampa Bay / Posted 20 days ago
The Port of Tampa Bay plans to develop 45 acres of property along Channelside Drive and the Ybor Channel that will include two 75-story towers, a park, a marina and an expanded cruise terminal. It's a project that would vastly expand an... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Boynton Beach officials choose developer for Ocean Breeze EastThe project in the low-income neighborhood on Seacrest Boulevard got new life T
Boynton Beach officials choose developer for Ocean Breeze East
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 20 days ago
The project in the low-income neighborhood on Seacrest Boulevard got new life Tuesday night when the Community Redevelopment Agency chose Related Urban Development over three competitors. The story you’re reading is premium content on... Read more
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Broward-Palm Beach New Times
Night + Day: Eight Things to Do in Broward and Palm Beach This WeekThursday, August 13 There's a good reason the image of the starving artist per
Night + Day: Eight Things to Do in Broward and Palm Beach This Week
Broward-Palm Beach New Times / Posted 20 days ago
Thursday, August 13 There's a good reason the image of the starving artist persists — it's a hard way to make a living. Most artists are forced to work day jobs to make ends meet, toiling away at their passion in their off hours. Family and friends... Read more
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Highlands Today
EDC office moves to Sebring Regional AirportAVON PARK – For the past four years, it has been used as the home for attractin
EDC office moves to Sebring Regional Airport
Highlands Today / Posted 20 days ago
AVON PARK – For the past four years, it has been used as the home for attracting new local businesses and industrial investments and retaining existing successful enterprises. But, in an effort to possibly save the county up to about $10,000 a year... Read more
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FOX 35 Orlando
Shoppes of Parramore now open with barber shop, women's boutiquesORLANDO, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35 ORLANDO) - In March of 2013, the City of Orlando ga
Shoppes of Parramore now open with barber shop, women's boutiques
FOX 35 Orlando / Posted 21 days ago
ORLANDO, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35 ORLANDO) - In March of 2013, the City of Orlando gave a building owner $40,000 in facade grants from its Community Redevelopment Agency. Two years and three months later, the Shoppes at Parramore are now open. Commissioner... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Boynton likes Ocean Avenue restaurant plansIt’s round two for two Ocean Avenue historic sites the city is eager to develop
Boynton likes Ocean Avenue restaurant plans
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 22 days ago
It’s round two for two Ocean Avenue historic sites the city is eager to develop. This time, the Ruth Jones cottage could become a tapas eatery, and the Oscar Magnuson home an Italian restaurant, under plans that the Community Redevelopment Agency... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Denning Drive in Winter Park to lose lanes, gain bike pathDenning Drive in Winter Park could lose one or two traffic lanes and gain a bik
Denning Drive in Winter Park to lose lanes, gain bike path
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
Denning Drive in Winter Park could lose one or two traffic lanes and gain a bike path. At its meeting Monday, the Winter Park Community Redevelopment Agency approved $500,000 in funding for a project that would turn the four-lane road between... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
How a California City Got Stuck in FEMA Limbo By Sean McMinn - When a 6.5-magnitude earthquake shook California’s Central C
How a California City Got Stuck in FEMA Limbo
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 22 days ago
By Sean McMinn - When a 6.5-magnitude earthquake shook California’s Central Coast a few days before Christmas in 2003, the Federal Emergency Management Agency moved into action. The agency injected tens... Read more
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Highlands Today
City may install cameras at parkSEBRING — As Sandra Velez spent time this week with family at Rotary Park, she
City may install cameras at park
Highlands Today / Posted 25 days ago
SEBRING — As Sandra Velez spent time this week with family at Rotary Park, she said, she wouldn’t object to surveillance cameras watching her and other people in the area. “It think it’s a very good idea,” she said. Velez was talking about the... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Mayor Jerry Taylor asked the CRA to pay for the demolitionMayor Jerry Taylor has turned to the Community Redevelopment Agency to help cov
Mayor Jerry Taylor asked the CRA to pay for the demolition
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 26 days ago
Mayor Jerry Taylor has turned to the Community Redevelopment Agency to help cover the estimated $275,000 needed to demolish the old Boynton Beach High School. At the CRA’s budget meeting Thursday night, the mayor asked CRA members to find $50,000 to... Read more
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Broward-Palm Beach New Times
26 Degree Brewing Co. Opening Soon in Pompano Beach"Brewing beer was always a hobby," says Greg Lieberman. "I never thought that o
26 Degree Brewing Co. Opening Soon in Pompano Beach
Broward-Palm Beach New Times / Posted 28 days ago
"Brewing beer was always a hobby," says Greg Lieberman. "I never thought that one day I would actually open a brewery." Like many people in the growing South Florida craft brewing industry, 36-year-old Greg Lieberman decided to follow his dreams.... Read more
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Broward-Palm Beach New Times
26 Degrees Brewing Co. Opening Soon in Pompano Beach"Brewing beer was always a hobby," says Greg Lieberman. "I never thought that o
26 Degrees Brewing Co. Opening Soon in Pompano Beach
Broward-Palm Beach New Times / Posted 28 days ago
"Brewing beer was always a hobby," says Greg Lieberman. "I never thought that one day I would actually open a brewery." Like many people in the growing South Florida craft brewing industry, 36-year-old Greg Lieberman decided to follow his dreams.... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
West Palm approves purchase of Sunset Lounge parcelsCity commissioners have approved the $2.4 million purchase of the Sunset Lounge
West Palm approves purchase of Sunset Lounge parcels
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 29 days ago
City commissioners have approved the $2.4 million purchase of the Sunset Lounge and adjacent parcels in West Palm’s Historic Northwest neighborhood, setting in motion a 1930’s-style renovation of the club and creation of a music-oriented park. The... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
West Palm OKs Restoration Hardware ‘mansion’ for median near...The Related Cos. got city permission Monday to build a mansionlike Restoration
West Palm OKs Restoration Hardware ‘mansion’ for median near...
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 30 days ago
The Related Cos. got city permission Monday to build a mansionlike Restoration Hardware Gallery at a key entry to downtown but at the same time preserve the right to replace it in the future with an office tower three times its size. The City... Read more
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Key West Citizen
City to award $3M for Caroline St. projectThe city commission Tuesday is expected to award a nearly $3 million contract f
City to award $3M for Caroline St. project
Key West Citizen / Posted 30 days ago
The city commission Tuesday is expected to award a nearly $3 million contract for the long-awaited reconstruction of Caroline Street, plus the addition of a tour bus parking lot outside the city parking garage. City staff recommends hiring Charley... Read more
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Highlands Today
Best place in Florida to start a biz? Sebring’s in the top 10SEBRING — Naples, Coral Gables and Stuart. And Sebring is in there with some to
Best place in Florida to start a biz? Sebring’s in the top 10
Highlands Today / Posted 1 months ago
SEBRING — Naples, Coral Gables and Stuart. And Sebring is in there with some top Sunshine State destinations. The City on the Circle ranks fifth among the best places to start a business. That’s according to NerdWallet.com, a San Francisco firm... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
West Palm tunes up downtown to compete with suburbsSome see downtown West Palm Beach as being in the blast zone of the Palm Beach
West Palm tunes up downtown to compete with suburbs
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 1 months ago
Some see downtown West Palm Beach as being in the blast zone of the Palm Beach Outlet Mall. They’ve felt that pyroclastic shock before, when the Palm Beach Mall threw open its doors on Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard in 1967 with 1.4 million square feet... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Lake Worth agency revamps 'archaic' websiteTwo years ago, the Lake Worth Community Redevelopment Agency began having conve
Lake Worth agency revamps 'archaic' website
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 1 months ago
Two years ago, the Lake Worth Community Redevelopment Agency began having conversations about updating its website, built nine years ago and considered downright prehistoric by today’s standards. Perhaps the pitch went something like this. The... Read more

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