Thumbs Down: iPic Boca Raton Losing Its Shine

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — iPic Theater, located in Mizner Park, was revolutionary when it opened. A first class venue that offered first class dining service from recliner seats for movie watching — something Boca had not yet experienced. But times have changed, quickly. Shadowood Theater in West Boca recently underwent a massive overhaul and installed […]

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Fitch Raises Boca Regional Hospital's Investment Grade Credit Rating

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From Boca Raton Regional Hospital) — Officials at Boca Raton Regional Hospital today announced that both Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services (S&P) have raised the Hospital’s investment grade credit rating from BBB to BBB+. Concurrently, both Fitch and S&P gave the Hospital a “Stable” ratings outlook. This marks […]

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Man Scratches Table In Furniture Store, Boca Cops Called

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Furniture shopping can be stressful. A Boca Raton police report suggests you could just ask Jeff Levin. Levin, according to police, “caused a disturbance inside of Baer’s Furniture located at 999 North Federal Highway, and then scratched a coffee table on his way out of the store. The table was […]

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AT&T Honors Boca Raton Foster Care Students With Laptops

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — We are fans of AT&T’s continued work in the community helping children and families — here is another example in this media advisory: AT&T recently recognized 12 graduating foster care students, including two in Boca Raton, with laptops. The students are served by ChildNet Palm Beach County, a nonprofit is dedicated to protecting abused, […]

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Another Prestigious Honor For Boca Divorce Attorney Jodi Colton

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Jodi Furr Colton, a family law attorney at the full-service South Florida law firm Brinkley Morgan, has recently been selected as a member of The National Advocates Top 40 Under 40, a professional organization comprised of individuals under the age of 40 who meet stringent qualifications and practice in the areas […]

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Boca's Elad National Properties Helps Helping Hands

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Media Advisory) — South Florida real estate developer Elad National Properties this week presented Boca Helping Hands with a $2,500 contribution to help the needy this holiday season. Following the check presentation, Elad spent the morning volunteering in the organization’s kitchen and pantry preparing food, providing meals and cleaning up. Elad’s […]

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SMOKE FREE! Yard House Changes Policy, Bans Smoking On Patio

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Less than a week after BocaNewsNow.com asked Darden Restaurants (NYSE:DRI) why smoking was permitted on the outside patio of Yard House at Mizner Park, the Orlando-based restaurant company today announced smoking is now banned moving forward. At issue: Florida’s Clean Indoor Air Act (FCIAA) which only permits smoking on restaurant patios if […]

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CAN'T BREATHE: Yard House Boca's Smoking Policy May Violate State Law

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Yard House Boca Raton’s bizarre “smoking friendly” policy may violate Florida’s Clean Indoor Air Act while exposing unsuspecting patrons, may of whom are small children, to cigarette smoke. Yard House — owned by Orlando-based Darden (NYSE:DRI) is a Mizner Park restaurant popular with families with small kids eager to eat […]

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Major Hobby Lobby Protest Planned For West Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A major protest against Hobby Lobby in West Boca Raton is set for Wednesday afternoon. Hobby Lobby is the Oklahoma-based national chain that successfully won the right to opt-out of the Obamacare mandate of providing insurance-covered birth control to employees. Hobby Lobby is in the process of opening a new […]

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Popular Local Fiber Optic Firm Helps Stream High Holiday Services Worldwide

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Hotwire Communications — the Philadelphia-based Fiber Optic company that has taken South Florida by storm, replacing Comcast in a huge number of HOA communities — is also helping a local church stream High Holy Days services worldwide. You read that correctly. The word “Church” was used in the same sentence […]

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Leading Boca Realtor Albinder Helps Boca Children's Museum

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Boca Raton Children’s Museum is one of the hidden gems of Boca Raton — a place where kids gleefully play without high tech. No iPads. No computers. Just the types of toys and creativity that previous generations grew up with. But Boca Children’s Museum is often in need of […]

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Credit Rating Improved For Boca Regional Hospital

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Officials at Boca Raton Regional Hospital today announced that both Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services (S&P) have raised the Hospital’s investment grade credit rating from BBB- to BBB. Concurrently, both Fitch and S&P gave the Hospital a “Stable” ratings outlook. In issuing the upgrades, Fitch and S&P noted […]

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