Kleinfeld co-owner Ronnie Rothstein on a recent visit tells how the show got its name and how he partnered with former “M*A*S*H” star Wayne Rogers to buy Kleinfeld.
When my daughter and I stood in the anteroom of the fabled Kleinfeld Bridal store in Manhattan and co-owner Ronnie Rothstein stopped by to chat, the last thing I expected to hear was his love for the city I’ve been calling home for nearly 30 years.
But there he was, unsolicited, reciting his adoration for Carmine’s on PGA Boulevard, the Publix on Donald Ross Road and the Whole Foods Market downtown.
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Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency Executive Director Nick Uhren resigns but won’t say why; board considers hiring former deputy Valerie Neilson.
As the federal government unleashes billions for transportation, the head of the countywide agency charged with prioritizing how all that money is spent has resigned.
Nick Uhren’s decision to quit the Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency after eight years left the agency’s 21-member board scrambling Thursday to find a replacement for the $200,000-a-year job.
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Two-week qualifying period begins Tuesday for Palm Beach Gardens City Council.
Fed up with the way your city government is run?
Two of the five seats on the Palm Beach Gardens City Council are up for election on March 8.
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Palm Beach Gardens argues in five-day trial that plans for more density require alternatives to the automobile.
In a five-day trial that drilled deep into concerns over how governments charge developers for the impacts of their projects, lawyers for Palm Beach Gardens and Palm Beach County hashed out what could be the future of growth management countywide.
At issue in the first stage of a lawsuit the county filed against the city on May 18 is whether a county system in place since the late 1980s can withstand pressure from cities looking to allow more dense developments and to free residents from reliance on cars.
Continue reading “Inside the courtroom: How to pay for roads to keep up with growth”
Dan Catalfumo’s PGA Station would revive the former Design Center with a 396-unit apartment building and an eight-story office building.
To revive a dormant retail hub, a 396-unit apartment building and an eight-story office structure won the enthusiastic approval Thursday from the Palm Beach Gardens City Council.
Developer Dan Catalfumo’s PGA Station would transform the former Design Center south of PGA Boulevard between Alternate A1A and Interstate 95 into a hub aimed at taking advantage of commuter rail opportunities on the adjoining Florida East Coast Railway tracks.
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