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Boca Raton Musical Theater | Where To Enjoy Broadway Musicals Near Me

Nobody can deny the strong metropolitan influence that has invigorated Boca Raton in recent years. Much of this new traffic comes from places like New York, New Jersey, and New England - and the shared adoration for musical theater in its many forms. The tri-county area has long served as a ... Read more

July Events In Boca Raton | What To Do In Boca This July

It's (hopefully) as hot as it'll come this year! With temperatures soaring into the mid 90's on an almost daily basis, some of us will run for cover, while others will run to the beach. Besides the events surrounding the upcoming holiday, which you can find in the link at the bottom, what else is ... Read more

4th Of July Fireworks Near Me | Where To See Fireworks In Boca

It's that time of year! From Martin to Monroe, here are some of the best July 4th fireworks celebrations planned in the Boca Raton area and beyond. Read our ultimate guide to get your plans set! Each event has varying times covering charges, parking situations, and policies regarding alcohol and ... Read more

Endangered Species In Boca Raton | 5 Native Endangered Animals To Be Aware Of

As the Summer months are fast approaching, the presence of our local flora and fauna will teem in comparison to the more temperate days behind us. New residents and longtime locals alike should exercise caution on behalf of themselves, but most of all for our beautiful wildlife, much of which has ... Read more

What Food Is Florida Known For? | Iconic Florida Foods

When people think of American Cuisine, many will claim the only real contribution to global cuisine found outside of a ballpark menu can be found in a smoker. Yet, despite the omnipresence of this somewhat condescending opinion, America has taken her "melting pot" approach to cuisine, hybridizing ... Read more

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local newspapers

Sun Sentinel
The Boca Raton Tribune
The Coastal Star
South Florida Times

local traffic and road conditions

Boca Raton Traffic & Road Conditions: LocalConditions.com
Boca Raton Traffic Conditions & Accident Report

local weather reports

National Weather Service-Local Weather
Boca Raton Interactive Weather Radar Map
Boca Raton Hourly Weather Forecast
Boca Raton 10-Day Weather Forecast
Local Beach Conditions
Boca Raton South Beach Park Webcam
Boca Inlet Webcam
Lake Boca Cam

boca raton emergency services

Police, Fire, & Ambulance: Dial 9-1-1
Poison Control1-800-222-1222
City of Boca Raton Hurricane Info & Preparedness
Citizens Information Center (*only during a hurricane emergency): 561-982-4900
Emergency Messaging Services & EnrollmentCodeRED  ALERTPBC
Boca Raton Ocean Rescue: 561-393-7820

local utilities

Comcast Xfinity- Digital Cable, Internet, & Phone: 1-800-266-2278
AT&T- Internet & Phone: 1-888-757-6500
FPL- Florida Power & Light Company: 561-994-8227
Florida Public Utilities- Natural Gas & Propane: 561-278-2636
City of Boca Raton Utility Services- Water & Wastewater: 561-338-7300
City of Boca Raton Water Billing: 561-393-7750561-393-7855 (fax)
Palm Beach County Water Utilities: 561-278-5136

boca raton city services

City of Boca Raton (City Hall): 561-393-7700
City of Boca Raton Garbage Collection Service: 561-416-3367
City of Boca Raton Recycling: 561-416-3367
Boca Raton Fire Rescue Services Department: 561-982-4000 (non-emergency)
Boca Raton Police Services: 561-338-1234 (non-emergency)
Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce: 561-395-4433561-392-3780 (fax)
City of Boca Raton Employment
BocaTV (Boca Raton Government Television): 561-393-7941
BocaRADIO (Boca Raton Government Radio): 1650 AM WPQJ

Palm Beach County Services

Florida Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles Palm Beach County
Florida DMV Online Guide
     Drivers License: 561-355-2264
     Vehicle Registration: 561-355-2622
Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office
     Headquarters: 561-688-3000
     District 7-Boca Raton: 561-687-6510
Crime Stoppers Palm Beach County, Inc.800-458-8477 (tip line)
Palm Beach County Tax Collector: 561-355-2264
Discover the Palm Beaches (Convention & Visitors Bureau): 561-233-3000561-233-3009 (fax)

local post offices

United States Postal Service
     Main Station Line: 1-800-ASK-USPS (1-800-275-8777)
USPS Location Finder

boca raton public libraries

Boca Raton Public Library
     Main Phone: 561-393-7852
     Downtown Library: 561-393-7852
     Spanish River Library: 561-393-7852
Palm Beach County Library System: 561-233-2600
     Main Library (West Palm Beach): 561-233-2600
     Glades Road Branch: 561-482-4554
     West Boca Branch: 561-470-1600
     Hagen Ranch Road Branch: 561-894-7500
     West Boynton Branch: 561-734-5556
     Lantana Road Branch: 561-304-4500

Highland Beach Library: 561-278-5455
Delray Beach Public Library: 561-266-0194
South County Law Library: 561-274-1440

palm beach county public schools

Palm Beach County Public Schools: 561-434-8000
Boca Raton Private Schools (Pre-K to High School)
A.D. Henderson University School561-297-3970 (Elementary & Middle School)
Florida Atlantic University High School561-297-4707
Florida Atlantic University561-297-3000
Lynn University: 561-237-7000; 1-800-994-LYNN 
Digital Media Arts College: 561-237-7000
Palm Beach State College: 561-967-7222

boca raton hospitals

Boca Raton Regional Hospital: 561-955-7100
West Boca Medical Center: 561-488-8000
Delray Medical Center: 561-498-4440
Broward Health Medical Center: 954-355-4400
Broward Health North: 954-941-8300
University of Miami Hospital: 305-689-5511

palm beach county airports

Palm Beach International Airport: 561-471-7420
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport: 1-866-435-9355
Miami International Airport: 305-876-7000
Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport: 954-828-4955

local public transportation

TRI-RAIL: 800-874-7245; 954-783-6030
Brightline
AMTRAK
     Fort Lauderdale (FTL): 800-872-7245
     Hollywood (HOL): 954-921-4517
     Deerfield Beach (DFB): 954-421-1155
     Delray Beach (DLB): 800-872-7245
     West Palm Beach (WPB): 561-832-6169

Palm Tran Bus Service: 561-841-4200
Palm Tran Connection: 561-649-9838; 877-870-9849
Palm Tran Fixed Route Info: 561-841-4287; 877-930-4287

boca raton public parks

Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District
     Sugar Sand Park561-347-3900
     Willow Theatre561-347-3948 (box office)
     Children's Science Explorium: 561-347-3912
     Gumbo Limbo Nature Center561-544-8605
     Patch Reef Park561-367-7035
     Swim & Racquet Center561-544-8540 (swim); 561-367-7095 (racquet)
     Countess DeHoernle Park
     Spanish River Park: 561-393-7815
     
Palm Beach County Parks & Recreation: 561-966-6600
     South Inlet Park: 561-966-6653
     Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park561-966-6611?
     Sandalfoot Cove Park: 561-966-6600  
     Veteran's Memorial Park: 561-966-6600
     Southwinds Golf Course561-483-1305

Mizner Bark Dog Park: 561-393-7815
Bark Park Dog Beach: 561-367-7035
Canine Cove at South County Regional Park: 561-966-6600

boca raton museums and art galleries

Boca Raton Museum of Art: 561-392-2500
Boca Raton Children’s Museum: 561-368-6875
Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum: 561-395-6766
Children’s Science Explorium at Sugar Sand Park: 561-347-3912
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens: 561-495-0233

local shopping centers

Mizner Park: 561-362-0606
Town Center At Boca Raton: 561-368-6001
Royal Palm Place: 561-392-8920
Boca Center: 561-361-9804
Glades Plaza: 561-254-2292
Festival Marketplace: 954-979-4555; 1-800-353-2627
Delray Marketplace: 561-865-4613

College Sports Heading

Miami Marlins: 305-626-7378
Florida Panthers: 954-835-7000
Miami Dolphins305-943-8000
Miami Heat: 786-777-3865