West Palm Beach http://wlrn.org en Document Reveals All Aboard Florida Plans To Spend $29 Million On West Palm Beach Station http://wlrn.org/post/document-reveals-all-aboard-florida-plans-spend-29-million-west-palm-beach-station <p><a href="http://www.allaboardflorida.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">All Aboard Florida</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the privately funded project that plans to connect Miami to Orlando with high-speed rail service, has been touted as an alternative to congested highways. </span><a href="http://www.orlandosentinel.com/business/os-orlando-train-criticisms-20140623,0,4530170.story" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">It has also been criticized</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> for concerns regarding safety and noise.</span></p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:44:11 +0000 Carla Javier 34495 at http://wlrn.org Document Reveals All Aboard Florida Plans To Spend $29 Million On West Palm Beach Station Carbonell Nominations For 2014 Announced http://wlrn.org/post/carbonell-nominations-2014-announced <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>38th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> annual </span>Carbonell<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Award nominations are out, and&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Palm Beach County came out on top with the most nominations at 62. The </span>Maltz<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Jupiter Theater topped all other theaters, carrying 19 nominations.</span></p><p>The Maltz&nbsp;is no stranger to Carbonells, having received more than 20 nominations per year in the past two years.</p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 13:04:27 +0000 Diego Saldaña-Rojas 26515 at http://wlrn.org Carbonell Nominations For 2014 Announced Why Privatizing City Functions In West Palm Beach Is Raising Some Eyebrows http://wlrn.org/post/why-privatizing-city-functions-west-palm-beach-raising-some-eyebrows <p><strong>UPDATE 5:10 p.m. Oct. 4, 2013:</strong> Six firms have responded to the RFQ before today's deadline, among them Kim Briesemeister’s Redevelopment Management Associates.</p><p>A board of both city employees and people outside of government will rank the companies, though no timetable is in place for the review process.</p><p>------------------</p><p>As communities change, so too must the institutions that govern them. One change in particular has raised a few eyebrows.</p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 21:35:53 +0000 Wilson Sayre 20302 at http://wlrn.org Why Privatizing City Functions In West Palm Beach Is Raising Some Eyebrows Center For Creative Education Finally Gets A Space Of Its Own In Northwood Village http://wlrn.org/post/center-creative-education-finally-gets-space-its-own-northwood-village <p>The road to construct a dedicated building for the <a href="http://www.cceflorida.org/" target="_blank">Center for Creative Education</a> (CCE) has been a long and bumpy one filled with more than a few roadblocks. But after nearly a decade of financial challenges and false starts, the South Florida non-profit children's art outreach is ready to unveil its new home in Palm Beach County.</p> Fri, 31 May 2013 10:30:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 14935 at http://wlrn.org Center For Creative Education Finally Gets A Space Of Its Own In Northwood Village Warhol, Knick-Knacks, And Prestige At This Year's American International Fine Art Fair http://wlrn.org/post/warhol-knick-knacks-and-prestige-years-american-international-fine-art-fair <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Faberge jewels and gilded frames showcasing Renaissance-era paintings are still intact, but this year's <a href="http://www.aifaf.com/">American International Fine Art Fair</a>&nbsp;(AIFAF) promises a bit more of a modern spin.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 21:00:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 9077 at http://wlrn.org Warhol, Knick-Knacks, And Prestige At This Year's American International Fine Art Fair West Palm Seniors Teed Off Over Plans For Golf Course http://wlrn.org/post/west-palm-seniors-teed-over-plans-golf-course <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thousands of West Palm Beach senior citizens will have to wait another month for a decision on a controversial development planned near their retirement community.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After hours of public comment on Thursday, a Palm Beach County Commission meeting ended in a tied vote on the future of the project, named "Reflection Bay."</span></p><p>Developers want to turn an unused golf course next to the West Palm Beach Century Village into a neighborhood of homes and retail stores.</p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 13:30:00 +0000 Christine DiMattei 8298 at http://wlrn.org West Palm Seniors Teed Off Over Plans For Golf Course Slideshow: West Palm Beach Marks The Holidays In Florida Fashion http://wlrn.org/post/slideshow-west-palm-beach-marks-holidays-florida-fashion <p></p><p>For the second year in a row, West Palm Beach has opted to decorate the city in a very South Florida fashion this holiday season.</p><p></p><p>Large, intricate holiday themed sand sculptures have been erected all down Clematis Street between Rosemary Avenue and the waterfront.</p><p></p><p>City of West Palm Beach spokesman Elliot Cohen said the sculptures have been more than festive, they've been good publicity. The largest sculpture is a 35-foot-tall Christmas tree made with 400 tons&nbsp;of sand.</p><p></p> Thu, 27 Dec 2012 14:30:00 +0000 Arianna Prothero 6436 at http://wlrn.org Slideshow: West Palm Beach Marks The Holidays In Florida Fashion The Nine Best Blocks In South Florida http://wlrn.org/post/nine-best-blocks-south-florida <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wgMDzyq_7HE</p><p>For the first time since the 1920’s, young people across the United States are migrating back to the urban cores, and leaving the suburbs behind, according to U.S. Census data. Wed, 10 Oct 2012 20:48:09 +0000 Deborah Acosta 2565 at http://wlrn.org The Nine Best Blocks In South Florida