Delray Beach http://blog.wlrn.org en Delray Joins Other South Florida Cities Cracking Down On Panhandling http://blog.wlrn.org/post/delray-joins-other-south-florida-cities-cracking-down-panhandling <p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.15; ">Life for panhandlers in South Florida is getting harder. Delray Beach may join several other South Florida cities in cracking down on the practice.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.15;">The city is not trying to outright ban panhandling, like it has been in some areas in Miami, but it is trying to legislate panhandling politeness.</span></p> Wed, 07 May 2014 20:51:28 +0000 Wilson Sayre 31967 at http://blog.wlrn.org Delray Joins Other South Florida Cities Cracking Down On Panhandling Arts Garage, Summer Shorts Theater, Hukilau 2013, Chef Norman Van Aken and Miami Arts Calendar http://blog.wlrn.org/post/arts-garage-summer-shorts-theater-hukilau-2013-chef-norman-van-aken-and-miami-arts-calendar <p></p> Fri, 31 May 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Ed Bell & Paul Leary 14953 at http://blog.wlrn.org Arts Garage, Summer Shorts Theater, Hukilau 2013, Chef Norman Van Aken and Miami Arts Calendar Palm Beach International Film Festival Looks To Make Stars Out Of The Audience http://blog.wlrn.org/post/palm-beach-international-film-festival-looks-make-stars-out-audience <p>On the schedule for this year's <a href="http://www.pbifilmfest.org/" target="_blank">Palm Beach International Film Festival</a> are some of the usual suspects: Independent films starring Hollywood stars given the freedom to explore something outside of the typecasting norm. But the festival, which kicks off today, also includes an opportunity for South Floridians to become the star of the show while literally exploring a city's real and imagined history.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 11:01:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 11850 at http://blog.wlrn.org Palm Beach International Film Festival Looks To Make Stars Out Of The Audience Morikami To Say Sayonara To Long-time Curator, Promises Public Won't Feel Any Pain http://blog.wlrn.org/post/morikami-say-sayonara-long-time-curator-promises-public-wont-feel-any-pain <p>Changes are ahead for one of the country's largest museums dedicated to showcasing and preserving Japanese culture and history. Tom Gregersen, senior curator of the <a href="http://www.morikami.org/">Morikami</a> Museum in Delray Beach, is leaving his post after 35 years with the institution. Gregersen came to the museum about six months after its initial launch in 1977, meaning he's been there "pretty much from the beginning."&nbsp;</p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 21:00:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 9365 at http://blog.wlrn.org Morikami To Say Sayonara To Long-time Curator, Promises Public Won't Feel Any Pain Fate Of Arts Garage In Delray Beach To Be Decided On Feb. 12: Organization Asking For Public Support http://blog.wlrn.org/post/fate-arts-garage-delray-beach-be-decided-feb-12-organization-asking-public-support <p>Artists and art lovers in Delray Beach are waiting with bated breath for the Delray Beach City Commission's decision on what will happen to the space currently occupied by <a href="http://artsgarage.org/">Arts Garage</a>.</p> Thu, 07 Feb 2013 20:00:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 9018 at http://blog.wlrn.org Fate Of Arts Garage In Delray Beach To Be Decided On Feb. 12: Organization Asking For Public Support Delray Beach To Event Organizers: Pay Up Or Be Gone http://blog.wlrn.org/post/delray-beach-event-organizers-pay-or-be-gone <p></p><p>If you want to hold a major street fair or festival in Delray Beach, the city wants some cash up front first.</p><p>Delray Beach officials say they're tired of the unpaid bills left behind by major event organizers in recent years.&nbsp; The city is in the hole for about $50,000 after certain festivals failed to cover costs for events not hosted by the city.</p><p>Several major fairs – including the Carnevale and the Delray Beach Film Festival -- have been banned for skipping out on the tab.</p> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 15:30:00 +0000 Christine DiMattei 7172 at http://blog.wlrn.org Delray Beach To Event Organizers: Pay Up Or Be Gone Crowd Gathers In Delray For Obama Rally http://blog.wlrn.org/post/crowd-gathers-delray-obama-rally <p>T-shirt vendors and extremely committed Obama supporters have been lining up since before dawn at the Delray Beach Tennis Center for a rally with the president that's scheduled to begin at 10:15 a. m. For everybody else, the big post-debate story this morning will be traffic. Police are advising drivers to avoid West Atlantic Avenue near the Tennis Center and public transit commuters should be ready for today-only changes on routes 1, 70, 80 and 81.</p> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 11:13:04 +0000 Rick Stone 3377 at http://blog.wlrn.org Crowd Gathers In Delray For Obama Rally