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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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Tortuga Music Festival Sets Attendance Record Of Over 100,000 by Alexis Edwards Tortuga Music Festival is one of the most renowned annual events in South Florida. The venue: an amazing stretch of sand that’s in the heart of Fort Lauderdale beach. This years’ conditions: literally perfect. In Florida you never know what you’re going to …

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“Neptune Subterranean is one of my favorite pieces to date because of its overall transformation from beginning to end. Originally, I started layering acrylics on the canvas with another concept in mind, but became busy with a deadline which landed it in the back of my studio closet for years. Fast forward to 2015 and a …

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Farming Gone Modern by Sam Thornhill Tucked away at the end of a long winding dirt road in Boynton Beach farm country lies Natural Nomad Farms. A lean, and mean outfit operated by agricultural enthusiasts Nick Denney, his wife Vanessa, and Jason Hyde. Their focus: to produce high quality niche produce with minimal environmental impact. They employ …

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One Venue, Over 50 Craft Beers, Unlimited Samples Papa’s Raw Bars’ First Ever Craft Crawl Deemed A Success  **Excuse the lack of professional photos. We got caught up drinking beer. These are from Instagram.** by Savannah Sheehan This past Saturday, Papa’s Raw Bar welcomed Spring with their first annual “Hop Before You Crawl” Pub Crawl. …

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by Doug Fairall Papa’s Raw Bar doesn’t skimp on anything.  We know this. Does $40 (pre-sale deal) for unlimited pours from over 25 craft breweries serving up over 50 beers get your attention?   Papa’s Raw Bar, adjacent to Seafood World, the more than 40 year old local hangout and purveyor of outrageously awesome seafood dishes is …

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Thanks a Latte By Darien Davies To say that Subculture’s instant departure was a shock would be an understatement. None of their coffee- and good-vibe-loving customers knew the owners were battling with the landlord over a lease disagreement. But, it looks like it will work out best in the end. So take your espresso and …

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By Sean Gordon At just 18 years old, Zion Wright has become one of the biggest names in the South Florida skateboarding scene. After garnering attention from the popular video series “Florida Daze,” Zion made a life altering decision to take his talent to the sport’s biggest stage: Los Angeles. Young and hungry to pursue …

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Ten Spring Concerts South Florida Can look Forward To by David Rolland Spring is what many in South Florida will consider the most wonderful time of the year. You can still sleep with your windows open – the mosquitoes haven’t begun hatching a hundred thousand eggs – and best of all, it is still music …

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A Look Into Farmer Jay’s Pursuit For Growth  By Savannah Sheehan Photos by Ben Hicks Welcome to the 21st Century. Food is accessible at any hour of the day and a meal can be found for as little as one dollar, but the content of this readily available cuisine is often debilitating to our health. …

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by Tom Greene of Custom Rod & Reel March and April are 2 good months for South Florida fishing. Generally speaking, we’re finished with the cold fronts and the major sailfish bite of the year is probably behind us but they’re still around. Kingfish tournaments are starting and we always hear complaints from fishermen that there’s too …

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With Chef Joey Difinizio of Seafood World What You Need: 1 cup cream 1 cup beer (Weihenstephaner) 1 Pint pasta 1 Pint cheese (cheddar, jack, and mozzarella) 6oz lobster Lobster sauce Panko bread crumbs Parsley (optional) Do This: Cook pasta, set aside Sautee lobster Add beer and reduce by 1⁄4 Add Cream Bring to boil Add lobster …

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Mora Surf Boutique Down to Earth Fashion  By Stella Alves Summer days are meant to be spent on the beach, catching a tan and relaxing. When not on the sand, you can still be sporting fashionable beach wear in style and comfort. Dynamic duo sisters, Romi and Claudia, have reinvented beach fashion to be both …

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Fresh Local Produce, Right To Your Door by Stella Alves With a more health conscious society worried about the quality of the foods we put in our bodies, it’s no wonder that new markets have opened with those needs in mind. One of those marketplaces is Celis Produce, owned and operated by Alex Celis and …

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