Hector Prado selected for ‘Artist In Residency’ at Altís Ludlam Trail
The Altman Companies, a Boca Raton-based nationally recognized developer, builder and manager of exceptional rental apartment communities, has announced that it has selected internationally acclaimed pop artist Hector Prado for its “Artist in Residency” program at Altís Ludlam Trail, a mixed-use, six-story apartment building in Miami. The Altman Companies’ “Artist in Residency” program provides a practicing South Florida artist with a one-year rent-free apartment with den space to practice and fine-tune his/her craft. The artists are selected for the residency program based on the quality, originality, creativity, workmanship and artistic distinction of their portfolio. Located at the newly created Bird Road development area of the Ludlam Trail Corridor District, Altís Ludlam Trail consists of 312 ultra-luxe apartments with an average unit size of 820 square feet with 7,500 square feet of retail space facing the well-travelled Bird Road (SW 40th Street). For more information about Altís Ludlam Trail, visit www.altisludlamtrail.com.communitynewspapers.com
Boca’s Brightline station slated to open in the fall. But first, some traffic detours.
The Brightline station in Boca Raton is expected to open in the fall. But starting this weekend, drivers will need to take a detour around the construction site as Palmetto Park Road closes for several days.sun-sentinel.com
Overheated housing markets could burn buyers
A study released Tuesday by researchers at Florida Atlantic University and Florida International University finds that 15 housing markets in the U.S., including one in Florida, are overvalued by 50 percent or more and poised for potential price corrections.
GableStage presenting BOCA a not-to-be-missed comedy
GableStage is presenting Boca by Jessica Provenz, a not-to-be-missed comedy about how a group of saucy retirees come together in the fictional gated community of Royal Oasis in Boca Raton. This rolling world premiere is brought to life by GableStage after a sold-out run at Barrington Stage last summer. It has now been further reimagined for this GableStage production,” said Bari Newport, GableStage producing artistic director. Groups of 10 or more receive $8 off each ticket and receive one additional ticket free-of-charge. Streaming of Boca will be available until May 22.communitynewspapers.com
DiMare reaches 100 wins in 7-1 win over FAU
The Hurricanes improved to 2-0 against neighboring Florida Atlantic University Wednesday night after defeating the Owls 7-1 in Boca Raton, Fl. Despite not scoring for the first six innings of the game, Miami (14-6, 4-2 ACC) managed to churn out six runs in the last three innings. “It took a while, but we got the big hit from Burke,” Miami head coach Gino DiMare said. And finally, in the top of the ninth, Romero Jr. hit a two-run home run to finish off scoring for the Hurricanes. It was great to see them work behind me.”The game marked Miami head coach Gino DiMare’s 100th win as head coach.themiamihurricane.com
House Meeting Recap: New initiatives, concerns about CAPS, anti-semitism resolution
Attendees heard from the FAU Psychoeducational Programming (PEP) director about complaints of unanswered calls to the CAPS crisis hotline, Student Government leaders speak about recent election problemsupressonline.com
Cops who arrested the wrong man figured Broward jail would sort out mistaken identity
The Florida Department of Corrections knew of the potential for error between the fugitive and the innocent cook with the same name, according to a police report, because a previous probation officer on the fugitive’s case flagged the cook’s driver’s license and attached a notation: “Not him.”sun-sentinel.com
South Florida principal appeals firing over Holocaust comments to Florida Supreme Court
The former principal at Spanish River High School in Boca Raton is challenging his firing at the Florida Supreme Court. William Latson was fired after he said he couldn't affirm the Holocaust happened.sun-sentinel.com
Man arrested after crash kills 2 South Florida women, troopers say
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a van carrying six people from Homestead was traveling north on U.S. 441. Troopers said a pickup truck driven by a 32-year-old man from Boca Raton was also traveling north, speeding toward the van.
FAU’s Florida’s First-Generation Students Application Now Open
[BOCA RATON] – As National First-Generation Student Day quickly approaches on November 8, Florida Atlantic University’s (FAU) Kelly/Strul Emerging Scholars Program announced its applications are now open for the Class of 2026. “First-generation students need a strong foundation of support and encouragement,” Kelly/Strul Emerging Scholars Program Co-Founder Aubrey Strul. The Kelly/Strul Emerging Scholars Program aims to lessen the crippling burden of school debt. A former first-generation student, Strul provided the initial $1 million investment to launch the program. “Education has been referred to as ‘the great equalizer,’ and I am proud that The Kelly/Strul Emerging Scholars program is helping to eliminate education inequality for our state’s aspiring first-generation students.”For questions regarding the application, contact Keven Allen, Director of First-Generation Student Success, at firstname.lastname@example.org