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The Ultimate Guide To Placemaking

the ultimate guide to placemaking

As Realtors, we have a unique opportunity to participate in our community at several levels. Our understanding of the housing market, the needs of the people, and our connection to many adjacent parties are all assets to civic engagement. We have an understanding and a network that spans the worlds of local government and home design, along with numerous charitable opportunities to give back with our hands, heart, and wallets. Placemaking is one of the ways that our roles as professionals and members of our community begin to blur into one. It is an opportunity to leverage our talents and goodwill to create something unifying and lasting. In today's blog, we'll review this relatively new but growing term in city planning, what it is, and how you can get involved.

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Placemaking: Defined

The Project for Public Spaces defines placemaking as "a participatory process for shaping public space that harnesses the ideas and assets of the people who use it." Commonly seen in communities experiencing urban renewal and revitalization, it is an intentional project that intends to create a shared public space to bring people together and keep them active. Placemaking aims to create public spaces that are equal parts...

The Top 5 Most Family Friendly Neighborhoods In Boca Raton

5 most family friendly neighborhoods in boca raton

With a sterling record of public safety, top-notch school district, and numerous recreational opportunities for all ages, Boca Raton Real Estate is among the very best suited for young, growing families. Despite the city's longstanding reputation as a second-home mecca and destination for retirees, Boca Raton has recently taken on a mishmash of FAU grads, young relocating families, and talented entrepreneurs looking to take advantage of the vibrant lifestyle and competitive business sector the city has painstakingly created for its citizens. To learn what 5 of the many family-friendly neighborhoods are in Boca Raton, enjoy today's blog. Keep in mind that these are largely subjective choices brought on by experience and the word of our own resident Realtors, their friends, and clientele. What's best for you may not be on this list, but we endeavor to bring you relevant, valuable information nonetheless. Looking to buy a single family home in Boca Raton? Start with these 5 beautiful family-friendly communities.

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Boca Chase

The massive Boca Chase is one of the most family-friendly communities in West Boca. With over 1,400 homes and villas spread across 15 unique subdivisions, Boca Chase provides a safe environment for children to venture outside and play. With a large, horseshoe-shaped main road, it's easy to see incoming traffic, keeping kids safe as they venture further from the home. Despite sitting off a main...

St. Patrick's Day Events In Boca Raton | St. Patrick's Day Parties Near Me (2024)

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Boca Raton may not be renowned for its strong Irish influence, but it is never short on unique hospitality opportunities to get out and live your best. With the many transplants from Boston, Philadelphia, and even overseas, there is plenty afoot for Emerald-clad revelers to enjoy the weekend ahead. Today's St. Patrick's Day-focused blog will incorporate public events, pubs, family-friendly, and nightlife all into one comprehensive guide to St. Patrick's Day events in Boca Raton! Read on and set your calendar, and be sure to have your green wardrobe ready!

The Inaugural Proper St. Paddy's Day Celebration at Mizner Park 

The headline event for this year's Boca Raton St. Patrick's Day is the Proper St. Paddy's Day Celebration. This all-day celebration will occur from 12 PM to 10 AM on Sunday, March 17th. Like most holiday celebrations in Downtown Boca, this event will take place at the Mizner Park Amphitheatre. General Admission is free and includes a bevy of family-friendly and elevated experiences. Proper St. Paddy's Day will include live music, traditional Irish performances such as bagpipes, Irish dancers, and a live DJ. For children, face painting, an obstacle course, bounce houses, and arts and crafts are available. For the adults, there are a variety of handcrafted goods for sale, specialty craft cocktails, and even a "dry bar" featuring Guinness 0.0 or mocktails, for those who hold the keys. 

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Boca Raton Easter Brunch | Where To Celebrate Easter Sunday In Boca Raton (2024)

Easter Brunch in Boca Raton 2024 edition

2024 has been off to a delightful start! With beautiful seasonal weather carrying the day (at least the day of this writing) we're eager and excited for a fruitful spring. As always, Easter Sunday is a keynote holiday and one of the only internationally celebrated holidays between March & May. For today's Boca Raton Real Estate blog, we present a round-up of some of the most elegant and mouthwatering Easter Sunday Brunches from our epicenter in Boca Raton throughout the greater Palm Beach area. Read on and learn more to set your reservations and pick out your best pastels. It's time for Easter!

marisol easter brunch at the boca raton

Marisol at the Boca Raton - Boca Raton

Marisol is but one of the fine establishments found at The Boca Raton, the famous resort & club founded and dreamed by Addison Mizner. Marisol will offer its very own brunch buffet menu from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Far from a basic buffet, Marisol incorporates a bevy of global flavors into a menu of finely procured, upscale dishes. Such examples include the Caribbean crab benedict, shakshuka, bread pudding french toast, and as always a fine assortment of handcrafted pastries and donuts.

easter brunch at the addison

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