The Kiffin Era Begins

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Owls Take On Navy Midshipmen This Friday Get Your Tickets Now—Sellout Expected By the time foot meet leather this Friday night at 8:00pm at FAU Stadium we will have already endured months of stories, media hype, rumors, questions, old news etc. about Coach Kiffin and his college and pro football history.  Last Chance U., “consulting” …

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Sound Waves and Ocean Swells Brett Staska Proves That Passions Can Pay The Bills by Savannah Sheehan Photos by Kevin Flett Is “Living the Dream” really as easy as it seems? Brett Staska seems to think so, or rather, is doing exactly that. Florida native, Brett Staska, has made a name for himself in the …

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Makin’ The Bacon Bacon Boxes’ Logan Rae and Kimmie Hruda Share The Love by Darien Davies Photos: Libby Volgyes Flowers are overrated, luncheons take too long, and you can’t eat a Hallmark card. Introducing Bacon Boxes – a gift that is also tasty. Logan Rae and Kimmie Hruda, ages 22 and 29 respectively, created the company after delivering a bacon …

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AVOIDING ARREST, GOING LEGIT AND FORMING A CAREER VIA SPRAY PAINT by David Rolland  In the dozen years since Mark Bulks started spray painting, the Jupiter resident has found himself in some tight spots. Painting highways, bridges, and abandoned buildings illegally, or as he’d prefer to term it “without permission,” he’s courted danger and arrest, but only once did he …

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Civil Society Brewing’s Hoppy and Unfiltered Success by Doug Fairall The New Urbanist, and masterfully planned, downtown of Abacoa in Jupiter is not quite where you’d expect to find the new “it” brewery. But then again, stranger things have happened. Civil Society Brewing opened in late 2015, and has racked up interest with its hazy IPAs ever since. …

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Nomad Surf Shop Rolls Out Their Take On A Food Truck by Savannah Sheehan Located on North Ocean Boulevard in Boynton Beach, Nomad Surf Shop knows a thing or two about the surf industry’s longevity. Opening its doors in 1968, Nomad – a family owned and operated surf shop – has proffered all the essential …

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Bigger and Bolder: Subculture Coffee Opens Its New Location in Delray Beach by Savannah Sheehan Along the bustling street of Atlantic Ave in Downtown Delray, Subculture Coffee once stood. The hip, urban-esque area fosters quite a few conceptional businesses with artisan ingredients coupled with a casual, homey ambience. Subculture Coffee opened in 2014 by Rodney …

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by Savannah Sheehan Residents of Palm Beach County can rejoice in the splendor of Asian Fusion cuisine gratis of the recent opening of Kapow Noodle Bar’s second location. On July 20th, the beloved Kapow Noodle Bar (originally located in Mizner Park in Boca Raton) opened its doors in Downtown West Palm Beach off Clematis. For …

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DEAL: Mention The Atlantic Current for 10% OFF your next order! Shake Up the Routine with Surf Shack Subs, Smoothies, and Bowls: Refresh Your Palate Island Style by Savannah Sheehan Nestled alongside Federal Highway in Delray Beach, a new development in bracing, health-conscious fare has blossomed for the public. The tiki-surf vibe and décor envelope …

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From Going Professional At The Age Of 15, To The Rio Olympics In 2016, Lexi Thompson Is Far From Finished by Sean Gordon Photos: Red Bull Content Pool Lexi Thompson got introduced to the game of golf very early in life. She started playing at age 5 in her home town of Coral Springs where …

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Due South Brewing Company will be releasing their Grapefruit Category 5 IPA today on draft and in cans. It will be available in 4-packs to-go from the brewery taproom, and will be available in limited quantities across South Florida and the Tampa Bay area through Brown Distributing. “Grapefruit Category 5 IPA is an exciting addition to …

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Bringing Home The Trophies by Sean Gordon Growing up in his hometown of Deerfield Beach, Sterling Makish was always surfing with his father, Stephen. They started surfing together when Sterling was only 4 years old. “I always had a passion for it and he showed a real love for the water so he took to …

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Fired up about fireworks By Darien Davies Lake Worth is where it’s at for 4th of July. Enjoy music, family fun, food vendors, fireworks and even a raft race. It’s good small-town fun and everyone’s invited. Dates and Info: Star Spangled Band Showcase, July 3, 5 to 10 p.m. The Star Spangled Band Showcase was …

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A Step Off The Ave, But A World Apart  By Samuel Thornhill Located only a few steps from Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach, The Corner Porch feels a world apart. From the environment to the food, it presents a wholly unique experience across the board. Formerly known as the Blank House, this historic establishment was built …

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Eat More, Drink More, Enjoy The Rivalry by Savannah Sheehan Tucker Dukes is bringing the heat this summer with the Summer Brew Master Beer Dinner Series—sounds like a mouthful, which it is, but not figuratively. Wednesday June 28th marks the date for the first of this years’ Summer Brew Master Series beer pairing event. A …

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Evolving Their Reggae-Rock Fusion By David Rolland Photos by Bret Hunter It was not once, but twice that the reggae rock fusion of Fireside Prophets came together on the Florida Atlantic University campus. The first time was back in 2008 when singer/guitarist Justin D’Alfonso was attending freshman orientation. “I met the drummer Travis Schmeider and …

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Turning Heads In The Local Skate Scene by David Rolland Every once in a while when Fabiana Delfino heads to the skate park, she’ll still get a heckler. “When I was younger, I felt I couldn’t escape someone yelling ‘Girl Power’ or ‘Skater Girl’ in a condescending way trying to get in my head and …

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Photos: Alexis Terrosa CREDENTIALS 3X BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU WORLD CHAMPION 3RD DEGREE BLACK BELT UFC LIGHTWEIGHT 11-2 MMA RECORD NICKNAME: DURINHO FROM: RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL FIGHTING OUT OF: COMBAT CLUB How did you first start training BJJ (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu)? I have a younger and an older brother in Brazil and we were kind of crazy…a …

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Bringing Funky Improvisation To Their Live Shows by David Rolland Like the genre of music they play in Jamtronica, the West Palm Beach five piece, Guavatron got their name from merging two things they love, guitarist Adonis Frangiskakis said. “We had a silly name before Guavatron. I don’t even want to tell anyone what it …

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Bringing A Stable of Go To Beers To Pompano Beach by Doug Fairall  When 26 Degree Brewing Company opened in September 2015, owners Greg Lieberman and Yonathan Ghersi were riding on a craft beer wave in South Florida. They were the second brewery to begin operations in Pompano Beach, and one of dozens that opened …

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Local and National Acts Blend at Abacoa Town Center Amphitheater by David Rolland Looking to put a musical bent on your Memorial Day Weekend? If so, you’re in luck because Matisyahu will be playing at Abacoa Town Center Amphitheater on Sunday night at 8 p.m. The singer first shot to fame with his reggae/rap/rock hybrid “King …

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Not Your Average “Buy-One-Get-One” by Savannah Sheehan Wooden Nickel Wednesday is a reoccurring special that was inaugurated last Wednesday and will be running all summer at both locations (Deerfield Beach and Boca Raton). What does it entail? At the very core, you (the customer) buy a beer and then you get a beer…for free. It …

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Way back when in my art school days, it was most important to first and foremost have a socially conscious voice in my artwork. My favorite subject matter was socially aware leanings, usually regarding political influence, greed, war, and environmental travesty. Upon graduating, I was teaching myself Photoshop and I decided to mock up a piece about …

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by Tom Greene This time of year we have a wide variety of fishing to choose from.  We see long days and long nights, it’s very hot, and the weather is relatively calm.  With all the rain the spillways are opened up and all the snook in the back country and canals all move out …

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JM & The Sweets Finish Their First Album by David Rolland Photos by Ben Hicks It has been two years in the making, but JM & The Sweets are finally putting the final mix on their debut EP. “It took the whole time we’ve been together to get these songs done,” their frontman Josh Miles …

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By Savannah Sheehan I arrived at the Irishmen — a Boca staple bar that I had never before visited. It was fifteen past 5 when I approached the doors. Feeling a slight tinge of nervousness, I fanned my hands to ward away any clamminess. The sun was just now setting as I opened the bar …

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Vinyl Takes Center Stage In our world full of digital music and various streaming services, it’s rare to find a place like Top 5 Records. It didn’t open to hop on a trend. It opened for the love of vinyl. That, and the owner’s collection was getting pretty thick — approximately 50,000 records. Top 5 …

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Black Coral Rum + Pumphouse Coffee In this issue’s recipe, we wanted to use a couple of key ingredients using two locally made liquids: Black Coral Rum from Riviera Beach and Pump House “Dawn Patrol” cold brew coffee from Jupiter. Note that this is definitely a coffee drinkers’ cocktail. Perfect for a late night boost …

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By Darien Davies Photos by Leon Legot Alright, my little festival-goers, it’s finally time to break out your Coachella-like outfit and pluck that daisy flower you’ve been growing all year. SunFest is here, so let’s get weird. Even if you’re new to the music scene or are a veteran of West Palm Beach’s downtown action, …

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