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SR7

Mayor’s Reaction to State Road 7 Delay

    December 10, 2014 (West Palm Beach, FL) – The state has shelved – at least until 2020 – the idea of extending State Road 7 through the city’s Grassy Waters Preserve. The decision to delay the road project another four years came on the heels of a new Federal agency opinion that supported […]

northwood

Celebrate the Holidays in Northwood

Sandi Land presents “Merry the Sand Mermaid”, DECEMBER 5 Sandi Land expands to Northwood Village – watch as Northwood Village’s Holiday Mermaid Sandsculpture swims into the Village! See sculptors creating her in Joel T. Daves Park, join us for a toast to the Village Sand Mermaid at 5:30 p.m. (Sand sculpture in partnership with the […]

WPB Economic Development Update

There are two presentations below. The first is the presentation given by Chris Roog, Director of Economic Development, on November 20, 2014. The second is a more detailed look at current development across the city of West Palm Beach.     CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE 11-20-14 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PRESENTATION BY WPB DIRECTOR OF ECONOMIC […]

A&E

VIDEO: City & DDA Kick Off New Arts & Entertainment District

  WATCH VIDEO OF THE MAYOR’S DEDICATION AND COMMENTS  November 13, 2014 (West Palm Beach, FL) – From the Kravis to the Norton, from pop up galleries to world class restaurants, West Palm Beach has always been the cultural center of the Palm Beaches.  Thursday the city made it official. Working together with the Downtown […]

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City of WPB vs. All Aboard Florida: Who Should Pay For New Road?

    November 10, 2014 (West Palm Beach, FL) – When All Aboard Florida builds its downtown West Palm Beach station, two  streets will be permanently closed to make room for the platform. Those closures have the potential to snarl traffic around the station and on nearby downtown streets. Because of that risk, the City […]