What you need to know in Palm Beach Gardens, North Palm Beach


In Palm Beach Gardens, former mayor Marcie Tinsley faces political newcomer Rob Nanfro to fill the vacant Group 2 City Council seat. Two seats on the North Pam Beach Village Council are on the ballot.

Jodie Wagner
 
| Palm Beach Post

PALM BEACH GARDENS — A native New Yorker who moved to the city nearly two years ago will challenge a former mayor in the race to fill a vacant

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Palm Coast city officials discuss renewing Palm Coast Connect

Erica Van Buren
 
| The Daytona Beach News-Journal

PALM COAST — City Council members will vote Tuesday  on whether to renew the nearly $176,000 licensing agreement for Palm Coast Connect, a 311 citizen engagement platform.

According to city officials, Palm Coast Connect has allowed for a more streamlined engagement between city staff and residents. Residents can access virtual town hall meetings and the business resource center; receive email notifications, alerts

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Palm Springs Aerial Tramway to reopen Friday with reduced service, officials say

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After being closed for more than six months during the coronavirus pandemic, the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway will reopen Friday with reduced service, officials announced on Wednesday.

The world’s largest rotating tram car will initially be open Friday through Monday, officials said. The first car will head up each day at 8 a.m., with the last car down at 6 p.m.

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Virgin Hotel project for downtown Palm Springs postponed

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The Virgin Hotel project in downtown Palm Springs has been postponed, city officials announced Tuesday evening.

The 69-foot, 142-room hotel has been in the works since September 2015 and it was planned to be located just north of the Kimpton Rowan Hotel. The project has faced numerous delays, mostly brought about by the arrest of developers John Wessman and Richard Meaney and then Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet.

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Much-anticipated Virgin Hotel in Palm Springs postponed, developer plans to build condominiums

The Virgin Hotel project in downtown Palm Springs has officially been postponed, the city announced Thursday evening.

City leaders cited that the change in plans was spawned by the impacts of COVID-19 on the hospitality industry. They added that Grit Development and Virgin Hotel developers “specifically and mutually agreed to replace this existing hotel plans on that site with the residential project.”

“I’m glad to see housing going downtown and

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You Can Go Antiquing in Palm Beach From the Comfort of Your Couch

There are more than a few reasons why Southerners make the trek down to the Sunshine State every year: families flock to Disney, foodies are lured by fresh catch, and pretty much everyone can appreciate the peninsula’s miles and miles of great beaches. It’s the most stylish of these tourists, however, that go for one important thing: the antiquing. From quaint Mount Dora to glitzy South Beach, Florida’s cities and

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