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City of West Palm Beach Water Restrictions

City residents now can follow less severe SFWMD guidelines June 13, 2012 – Effective today, the City of West Palm Beach is lifting the one-day-per-week landscape irrigation restrictions that were put into place June, 2011. For the past year, City of West Palm Beach residents had been required to follow a landscape irrigation schedule that […]

Clematis Street Improvements

500 block will be the first to see new streetscape improvements From new landscaping and decorative street lights to bike racks, benches and bollards, the City of West Palm Beach this week is kicking off its campaign to improve Clematis Street. Beginning this Wednesday, June 13th 2012 the 500 block of Clematis will be the […]

Downtown WPB welcomes ‘WeCar’

It’s environmentally and business friendly, it’s ultra-convenient, and it’s now available in downtown West Palm Beach. On Monday, June 11, 2012, at 11:00am, West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio will be the first to take the City’s new “WeCar by Enterprise” for a spin around the block.  WeCar is a membership based car sharing program […]

West Palm Beach Hires New Chief of Police

June 8, 2012 – West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio announced today the hiring of a new Chief to lead the City of West Palm Beach Police Department. Vincent Demasi, Assistant Chief with the City of Cincinnati Police Department, is a decorated law enforcement veteran with 8 years’ experience in an administrative leadership role. He […]

Sunday on the Waterfront Presents Battle of the Bands Concert Series

Winner to open for national act in October 2012 WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. (May 2, 2012) — This summer, the popular Sunday on the Waterfront concert series will bring you the best music of the 60’s, 80’s and today in an interactive ‘Battle of the Decades’ competition. This family friendly, free live event, which runs […]

Ginger’s Dance Party: Saturday, June 2, 8 – 10 pm

There’s only one way to celebrate Saturdays and that’s… DANCE, DANCE DANCE Our own downtown diva, Ginger Gowing, is hosting a FREE dance party on the Palm Stage at the West Palm Beach Waterfront.  All you need to bring are your dance moves. This FREE family-friendly dance party is held year round on the 1st […]

Road Closures Due to Half Ironman Triathlon

West Palm Beach Half Ironman Triathlon, June 2, 2012 Road Closures: Friday, June 1, 2012 At 12:00pm the southbound lanes of Flagler Drive between Banyan Blvd. and South Clematis St. Saturday, June 2, 2012   SWIM COURSE Flagler Drive will be closed between Banyan Blvd. and Fern St. at 5:00am   BIKE COURSE Beginning at […]

City of West Palm Beach Memorial Day 2012 Schedule

West Palm Beach City Hall and Mandel Public Library will be closed on Friday, May 25th and Monday, May 28, 2012 for the Memorial Day Holiday. Friday, May 25th is a furlough day for which City employees do not receive pay as part of the city’s efforts to balance the budget without raising taxes. The […]

Mayor Muoio announces final two Police Chief candidates

Statement by  Mayor Jeri Muoio  regarding candidates for WPB Chief of Police “On behalf of all the citizens of the City of West Palm Beach, I want to thank all six finalists who have offered to serve our city as the next Chief of Police. The safety and security of our residents have always been […]

Jazz on the Palm – Friday, May 18th, 8-10 pm

Join us on the Waterfront’s Centennial Square for the smooth sounds of Troy Roberts Quartet. Bring your beach chairs and blankets, and enjoy tasty food and beverages. Friday, May 18, 8 – 10 p.m. Centennial Square, Waterfront Commons Downtown West Palm Beach FREE! For more information: 561/822.1515 or www.wpb.org/waterfront/jazz

Palm Harbor Marina and Flagler Memorial Bridge

The City of West Palm Beach (City), the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and Leisure Resorts, LLC (Leisure), the City’s tenant and operator of Palm Harbor Marina, are pleased to announce that efforts to resolve the ongoing dispute between the City, the Marina and FDOT regarding the location and construction of the replacement of Flagler […]

SunFest Hours, Road, and Dock Closures

When: April 25, 2012- May 9, 2012 Where: Waterfront, West Palm Beach SunFest Hours: May 2-6, 2012 Wednesday: 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm Thursday: 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm Friday: 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm Saturday: 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm Sunday: 12:00 am to 10:00 pm Downtown West Palm Beach on Flagler Drive Produced […]

Art Tile Mural Project Ribbon Cutting

When: Monday, April 30, 2012, at 4:00 p.m. Where: Library Lobby (west wall) (aka Urban Living Room) The Art Tile Mural project, sponsored by the City’s Art in Public Places Committee, is part of a Public Art Program that was initiated in 2007, and launched on April 16, 2009, as part of the grand opening […]

Special City Commission Meeting: Appointment to District 5

What: Special City Commission Meeting When: Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. Where: Commission Chambers, City Hall, 401 Clematis St. The City will hold a Special City Commission Meeting on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. in the Commission Chambers to select an appointee to fill the District # 5 seat. The persons […]

Great American Cleanup Saturday – WPB Locations

What: Great American Cleanup Saturday – West Palm Beach Sites When: Saturday, April 21, 2012 various times Where: Various locations West Palm Beach is turning out in great numbers this Saturday to support the Great American Cleanup as part of an effort coordinated by Keep Palm Beach County Beautiful, Inc. City employees from the office […]

Press Conference at IBIS re: Budva Delegation

What: Press Conference When: Friday, April 20, 2012 at 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Where: IBIS Golf and Country Club Clubhouse Mayor Jeri Muoio, along with City staff, is excited to announce a press conference tomorrow morning at the IBIS Golf and Country Club Clubhouse. West Palm Beach Sister City, Budva’s Delegation will be hearing […]

Disney Live: Three Classic Fairytales

When: Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 4pm Where: Auditorium of Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach Come one, come all! You are invited to the free preview of Three Classic Fairytales performed by Disney Live. Do you have a princess lover in your family?  If so mark your calendar for Wednesday April 4th at […]

25th Street Closure at CSX railroad crossing

LOCATION:  25th Street at CSX Crossing (between Electronics Way and Windsor Avenue) DESCRIPTION: Railroad Crossing Rehabilitation – work performed by CSX railroad WHEN: Tuesday April 3, 2012 at 7:00 A.M.  through Thursday April 5, 2012 at 6:00 A.M. RESTRICTIONS: Total closure of 25th Street at the CSX railroad crossing Traffic will be detoured via: 36th Street, Broadway, […]

Mayor Muoio and Commissioner Moffett Help Deliver Meals

Mayor Jeri Muoio and Commissioner Sylvia Moffett Join Mayors From Across the Country in Mayors for Meals Effort West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio joined hundreds of mayors from across the country in demonstrating their support for Meals on Wheels by delivering meals to seniors. Taking part in the Mayors for Meals program, Mayor Muoio […]

Announcement of Commissioner “Bill” Moss Arrangements

Friday, March 30, 2012, 11:00 a.m. Where: Flagler Gallery, City Hall West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio hosted a press conference in the Flagler Gallery of City Hall at 11:00 a.m. this morning and announced the upcoming arrangements for services for Commissioner Bill Moss: The report from the medical examiner has come in and they […]

The Great American Clean Up

The City of West Palm Beach, The Solid Waste Authority, Roosevelt Estates South Homeowners Association, And Keep Palm Beach County Beautiful present THE GREAT AMERICAN CLEAN UP April 21 , 2012  8 a.m. – noon in the ROOSEVELT ESTATES SOUTH NEIGHBORHOOD VOLUNTEERS – Join Us! Join millions of volunteers of all ages across America taking […]

Mayor Muoio Supports Autism Awareness

When: Thursday, March 29, 2012, and Monday, April 2, 2012 Where: Royal Park Bridge and City Hall Lighting goes Blue for Autism Awareness West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio participated in the lighting of the Royal Park Bridge on Thursday evening to show support of Autism Awareness. The middle bridge joining Palm Beach and West […]

The passing of Commissioner “Bill” Moss

West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio, along with the City Commissioners, held an impromptu press conference this morning at City Hall to announce the unexpected passing of Commissioner “Bill” Moss today. He was 67. The cause of death is unknown, but foul play is not suspected. Mayor Muoio stated that Commissioner Moss was “one of […]

Clematis by Night Schedule for April – June 2012

South Florida’s “hottest spot to chill,” Clematis by Night, has announced its spring 2012 entertainment line-up. From 6-9 p.m. every Thursday night, this FREE weekly event overlooking the new West Palm Beach waterfront features live concerts by the area’s best Rock, R&B, Reggae, Latin, Blues, and Soul bands. Guests can also enjoy food and drinks, […]

15th Annual Grandview Heights Historic Home Tour

The Grandview Heights Historic District will be hosting their 15th annual historic home tour on Sunday, April 1st,  between 3 – 7 pm. This home tour will mark the 100th birthday of the oldest section of Grandview Heights, one of the oldest neighborhoods in West Palm Beach. Located within walking distance to City Place and […]

Celebration of Seven New Homeowners

What:  Celebration of Seven New Homeowners due to Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) and 50/50 Homebuyer Program When: Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Mayor Jeri Muoio will be conducting a press conference at 918 14th Street at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 to welcome one of the seven new homeowners into the […]