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The Top 3 Beers From Prosperity Brewers in Boca Raton

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How To Save Money and Spend Smarter During COVID-19

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Ways To Prepare For Florida’s 2020 Hurricane Season

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The Top 3 Beers From Prosperity Brewers in Boca Raton

By Nicole Danna   Since opening in 2017, Prosperity Brewers in Boca Raton prides itself on creating small-batch beer with creative uniqueness. It’s no wonder why, then, why picking three of their “best” beers can be such a difficult task.  These days, head brewer Joel Kodner — formerly of Due South Brewing Co. and West …

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How To Save Money and Spend Smarter During COVID-19

Living through a pandemic isn’t easy, but it doesn’t have to break the bank. By Sean Gordon   The world is facing one of the worst financial crises in history. As many of our nation’s citizens face substantial hardships stemming from pay cuts, furloughs, or lay-offs, finding ways to save extra cash is more important …

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6 Date Ideas For Couples During Quarantine

By Kayla Ziadie   Quarantine isn’t over yet, folks. It’s a sad reality we have to accept for the time being, especially considering Florida is becoming the new COVID-19 epicenter of the world. (Yes, you read that correctly: the entire world.) Most people fall into one of three groups: singletons quarantining alone/with family; in a …

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Preparing for Florida's 2020 Hurricane Season

Important ways to get a headstart on preparing for hurricane season in Florida. By Kayla Ziadie   As quick as it left, hurricane season is finally back. For most Floridians, hurricanes mean block parties, dusting off last year’s shutters and stocking up on copious amounts of beer and hard seltzers (Claw is law, no?).  Despite …

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5 Ways to Cope During COVID-19

Overcoming COVID blues. By Darien Davies   We thought we were in the clear, but 2020 is staying true to its colors and pulling another fast one. Yes, we may have gone a little HAM after South Florida’s Phase One restrictions were loosened, and yes, we may have been a little too happy to temporarily …

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Mora Surf Boutique in Deerfield Beach

Mora Surf Boutique comes back to life post-quarantine. By Kayla Ziadie   Nestled in The Cove Plaza in Deerfield Beach is Mora Surf Boutique, a colorful shop notorious for its surfer aesthetic and free spirit feel.  A beachy chic, bohemian heaven, Mora attracts tourists and locals alike with its handmade swimwear, women’s clothing, accessories and …

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Beyond “Black Panther”: Comic Creator and Educator Jeff Carroll Encourages Ethnicity and History Beyond the Pages By Nile Fortner   Even though Black people have been portrayed in comics since the medium’s beginnings, their portrayals are often the subject of controversy. The integration of Black characters in mainstream and superhero comics has endured various obstacles, …

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Quarantine: Love to Hate it, Hate to Love it By Darien Davies   Admit it: We thought it was the end of the world when quarantine was first instated. Wait, what? You mean I have to stay inside and avoid all social contact with the outside world? Nope, hard pass.  Now that we’re (hopefully) out …

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Michael Goodwin in front of Crazy Uncle Mike's in Boca Raton

Crazy Uncle Mike’s: More Brews, Less Blues By Darien Davies You’re on the rise, your business is a success, your future is bright, and then WHAMO. A virus spreading worldwide throws a wrench in your plans. “We opened in 2019 and the first year we established ourselves as a live music venue with a scratch …

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Nomad Surf Shop in Boynton Beach

How Nomad Surf Shop Is Adapting To Coronavirus  by Sean Gordon The iconic Nomad Surf Shop, located on Ocean Blvd (A1A) in Boynton Beach has been a mecca of surf culture on the East Coast since 1968. The shop has been owned and operated by the Heavyside clan for generations, and in that time, they …

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Quibi App by The Atlantic Current

We Downloaded Quibi, So You Don’t Have To by Alexis Paige   As someone with a pretty — okay, very — short attention span, I thought Quibi was going to be my new go-to app. Finally caving in to their YouTube pre-roll ads, I was ready to be amazed and binge everything. Because, well, you …

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 Boca Save Our Beaches Encourages Community Cleanups by Nile Fortner Photos: Boca Save Our Beaches Armed with bags, gloves, litter pickers, hand sanitizer, and a strong sense of purpose, communities have gotten to work cleaning streets, yards, parks, and other green spaces during the Coronavirus pandemic. The volunteers include young students, stay-at-home parents, and environmentalists …

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Meditating with Apps

Ease Your Mind with These Meditation Apps by Alexis Paige Inhale. Exhale. Inhale. Exhale. Now, I’m willing to bet that you read without taking a single breath. Meaning this article was written with you specifically in mind. Due to the current climate, we’re all experiencing heightened levels of stress and anxiety. And that’s saying a …

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At Home Workouts

Work out at-home with these virtual fitness classes by Alexis Paige If there’s anything we all could use right now it would be endorphins. You know, the happy hormones. The only thing that makes coming out of the gym all sweaty and sore totally worth it and making you crave more.   Unfortunately, COVID-19 has shut …

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Video Conferencing Tips

By Alexis Paige It only took a pandemic for the meeting loving individuals to be forced to put information into an email. But, that won’t stop other meetings from happening! If you’re fortunate enough to still have your 9-to-5, side hustle, or anything in between, you’ll most likely end up on a Zoom, Hangouts, or …

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Hospitality Helping Hands

Rodney Mayo of Subculture Group Spearheads Aid for Hospitality Workers by Darien Davies  When you’re faced with a crisis and help isn’t happening fast enough, do what Rodney Mayo does. He is being the change he wishes to see, and starting where he knows best: with the power of food. Due to restrictions and regulations …

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by Darien Davies  The coronavirus is wreaking havoc on pretty much every single aspect of every person’s life around the globe. Regardless if you’re sick or healthy, old or young, owner or employee, normalcy has been turned upside down, including peak season business for local restaurants. While most restaurant owners are laying off their employees …

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How to support local businesses graphic

By Darien Davies Let’s call a spade a spade: this coronavirus business is the pits. Not only is there uncertainty about health, but there’s also financial fears, company lows, and personal pitfalls. While this could be a time to retreat into our cans of beans and boxes of Mac and cheese, it’s also a time …

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Crowd of people in Boca Raton mall

The Do’s and Don’ts of Social Distancing  By Darien Davies While our day-to-day actions for the past, oh, decades have centered around social interaction, the global environment as of late has called for quite the opposite. But what exactly is social distancing, and how the heck are we supposed to do it? Social distancing is …

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Lucre Skate Shop

Bringing a Fresh and Modern Skate Shop to Pompano Beach By David Rolland Matthew Ricci was on his way to becoming a chiropractor when he started doing the math in his head. “I was going to go deep into debt to save up to do what I really wanted to do,” Ricci said. He then …

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Ring in 2020 at some of the hottest parties in town By Darien Davies New Year’s Eve is right around the corner so it’s time to think on how you want to ring in 2020. Viable options include toasting to the good life in your jammies at home, screaming with hundreds of your local best …

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Crossing for a Cure paddle out

To Inspire Every Breath for Those Who Suffer with Cystic Fibrosis By Darien Davies For Travis Suit, it’s all about fighting for the cystic fibrosis community and families. He feels that he owes everything to all of the “CF Warriors” who have come and gone, fighting every day, for the future of cystic fibrosis. This …

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Arilton Pavan of Dixie Divers in Deerfield Beach

Dixie Divers Spearheads World’s Largest Underwater Cleanup at Deerfield Beach Pier 633 Divers Removed More Than 2,500 Pounds of Trash in 2 Hours By David Rolland Photos: Snap Photography and Cinema  When asked how he got the idea for a world record trash removal, Arilton Pavan, the owner of the Deerfield Beach dive shop, Dixie …

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Team Responsible for Giving Back

Bahamian Evacuees Were Welcomed to Driftwood in Boynton Beach for a Homemade Sunday Dinner by Darien Davies Driftwood restaurant owners, Jimmy Everett and Illia Gonzalez, opened their hearts and their kitchen in an effort to feed the stomachs and souls of displaced Bahamians. They closed their restaurant on Sunday, October 6 and welcomed local chefs and …

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Pineapple Grove in Delray Beach

Changing the Climate on Climate Change Through Art Delray Beach has always been the artsy city with a small-town vibe filled with people who simply care. That is why it’s the perfect host for Rise: Climate and Art Weekend, an event that aims to bring awareness about climate change through the arts. Coinciding with the …

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Fright Nights at South Florida Fairgrounds

Inviting all freaks, ghouls and goblins to the South Florida Fairgrounds for a scary good time. By Darien Davies It doesn’t matter if you scream, shriek, screech or squeal. All that matters is you go. Fright Nights is back to provide you with the greatest annual Halloween event that is guaranteed to get you scared …

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In an effort to fill a void, Cash put fingers to keyboard and wrote his first book. Not only is it a major accomplishment for him, it’s a book documenting major accomplishments of children with autism. “I attended Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, studying journalism, from 2010-2014,” said Cash Lambert, 27, author …

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A 1970’S COMMUNITY EVENT MAKES A RESURGENCE IN MODERN FORM By Darien Davies In 1977, South Florida was ground zero to a movement of young athletes who were breaking vertical – literally and figuratively – barriers in the sports of surfing and skateboarding, and welcomed the Inaugural Van Surf and Skateboard Exposition (VSSE) at the …

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Viceland Show “Dopesick Nation” Spotlights The Local Opioid Crisis By Darien Davies Amidst the sparkle and glamour of life in downtown Delray Beach is a heroin epidemic. Happening about a block over in any direction, the situation is both obvious and not obvious at the same time. A new documentary on Viceland, Dopesick Nation, is …

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If you surf or are just a casual fan, you’ve likely visited the Surfing Florida Museum which was originally housed in Delray Beach, and more recently, Lake Park. However, this special place now has new, larger digs at The Warehouse District in West Palm Beach. From an amazing collection of vintage boards to historical photos …

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