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Spring 2012 Schedule Announced for Screen on the Green

Screen on the Green, the popular West Palm Beach monthly event where a family friendly film is shown for FREE on a big screen under the stars, has announced its spring 2012 line-up. Films are shown on the second Friday of each month from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. on the Waterfront Commons Great Lawn. […]

GreenMarket Kicks off first-ever Summer “Thyme” Season on May 23

Summer season will be held weekly on Wednesday nights May 23 through Sept. 19  The City of West Palm Beach announced today that its popular GreenMarket, located on the Waterfront Commons Great Lawn, will host its first and highly anticipated summer season from May 23, 2012 to September 19, 2012. The GreenMarket will be “Fresh […]

Currie Park Fishing Pier and Boat Ramp Improvements

When:     Monday, March 19, 2012 City Commission meeting Where:      Currie Park, 2300 block Flagler Drive Contact:    Christine Thrower, Parks and Recreation Director, 561-644-0623 Faced with a reduced capital budget and dwindling resources, the City of West Palm Beach is hoping the Florida Inland Navigation District (F.I.N.D.) can help improve one of the few […]

Fl. Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA)

What:          Florida Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) When:         Voting daily through April 6, 2012 Where:          State-wide (3 Sites in West Palm Beach) For its 100th anniversary the Florida Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has nominated 100 structures in Florida for their architectural significance. They are asking the public to […]

First Students Begin Classes at Digital Domain Institute

When: Monday, March 12, 2012 Where: Digital Domain Institute, 477 South Rosemary First Students Begin Classes at Digital Domain Institute West Palm Beach Campus Mayor Jeri Muoio announced that the first classes of the Digital Domain Institute (DDI) began this morning at the school’s West Palm Beach Campus. DDI is an animation and digital arts […]

Notice to the Voter: Commission District 5

ATTENTION: WEST PALM BEACH VOTERS The following Notice will appear at each voting precinct and in each voting booth on Election Day, March 13, 2012, due to the withdrawal of David Smith from the City Commission District 5 Seat: Notice to the Voter A candidate in the race for the office of City Commissioner District […]

What would you trade for Trader Joe’s?

West Palm Beach DDA launches campaign to bring specialty grocery store to South Florida South Florida residents, business leaders, government officials and visitors are uniting for a common goal – to bring Trader Joe’s to Downtown West Palm Beach. The West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA) recently launched an amusing and highly creative campaign […]

City Election & Dreyfoos Concert Date Change

What:Dreyfoos Moves Date of Concert to Accommodate City Elections When: Tuesday, March 14, 2012 Where: A. W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts The City of West Palm Beach contracts with several schools to use their space for voting precincts on election day for its municipal elections. This year, the election fell on the same date […]

Boat Show Road and Dock Closures

When: Thursday, March 22, 2012 through Sunday, March, 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Where: City Docks,Flagler Drive, Banyon St., and Lakeview PALM BEACH BOAT SHOW, MARCH 22-25 Boat Show Hours: Thursday, March 22, 12:00p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday & Saturday March 23 and 24: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sunday, March 25: 10:00 a.m. to […]

Homework Center at Your City Library

Event: Homework Center @ Your City Library! When: Open Mondays – Thursdays from 4:00 – 7:30 p.m. Where: Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach (formerly West Palm Beach Public Library) 411 Clematis Street, 3rd Floor Thanks to a generous grant from The Jim Moran Foundation, obtained by the West Palm Beach Library Foundation, the […]

Dr. Seuss’ Birthday

When: Friday, March 2, 2012, 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Where: Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach Friday, March 2 will be a Suess-tacular day at the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach (formerly West Palm Beach Public Library) as KidSpace celebrates the 108th birthday of beloved children’s author Theodor Seuss Geisel, better […]

2012 Sunshine State Races Half Marathon

SUNSHINE STATE RACES HALF MARATHON, FEBRUARY 25 When: Saturday, February 25, 2012, 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Where: Meyer Amphitheatre -  Flager Drive, Gregory Rd., Federal Hgwy, and Summa St. Tie on those running shoes and get in gear Sat., Feb. 25th at 7:30am as the inaugural Sunshine State Races takes off in Downtown West […]

Mandel Foundation Awards $5 Million Grant To WPB Public Library

Mandel Foundation Awards $5 Million Grant To Transform West Palm Beach Public Library into World-Class Institution and Encourage Support for Public Libraries WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (February 21, 2012) – Driven by its commitment to “invest in the people with the values, ability and passion to change the world,” the Mandel Foundation, has awarded a […]

FPL & City of West Palm Beach HEMI Event

Mayor Jeri Muoio, Commissioner William Moss, FPL volunteers and City Staff began Valentine’s Day lending a hand by providing free home energy makeovers as part of the HEMI (Home Energy Makeover Initiative) event. This is the third year the City has participated in the program. Forty-nine homes have been equipped with energy-saving upgrades such as […]

City of West Palm Beach 2012 Presidents’ Day Schedule

As part of the city’s efforts to minimize impact on customer service while saving money, City Hall will be closed on Friday February 17, and Monday, February 20, 2012 for the President’s Day Holiday. This includes a furlough day for which employees are not paid. Note: There will be no change in residential or vegetative […]

Repairs Underway for Broken Pipe at Wastewater Treatment Plant

The City of West Palm Beach wastewater treatment plant has had scheduled maintenance work underway to replace two aging valves on a 48-inch pipe. The pipe carries treated wastewater plant effluent to the disposal system. As construction activity proceeded, a small leak developed on Monday evening, February 6. The treated effluent normally carried by the […]

4th Annual e4 Sustainability Summit

A DAY OF “GREEN” FUN AND EDUCATION Free information to help you save water, energy and money WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (February 8, 2012) — The fourth annual e4 Sustainability Summit on February 10-25th,  will offer many days of fun and education to help local residents learn “green” best practices to save them water, energy […]

Stunning Venues Available to Host your Wedding, Reception, & More

The Lake Pavilion and the Mary V. McDonald Wilson Center Host your Wedding, Reception, Bridal or Baby Shower, and much more. Mary V. McDonald Wilson Center Rental Information: Click Here Rental Application: Click Here Phone: 561.804.4960 Lake Pavilion Rental Information and Application: Click Here Phone: 561.822.1517

Commisioner Isaac Robinson, Jr. Appointed to National Committee

Isaac Robinson, Jr. Appointed to National League of Cities’ Public Safety and Crime Prevention Steering Committee Washington, DC – Isaac Robinson, Jr., has been appointed to the National League of Cities’ (NLC) 2012 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Steering Committee. The Public Safety and Crime Prevention committee is responsible for developing policy positions on issues […]

WPB e4 Sustainability Summit: Feb 10-25th

The 4th Annual e4 Sustainability Summit: Sustainable World will be kicking off on Feb.10 at the West Palm Beach Waterfront Commons. Join us in the Lake Pavilion for our Opening Reception! There will be music, refreshments, and the Grand Opening of our SITES Green Revolution- Sustainable World Exhibition. Following the opening of the Exhibit, join […]

Join Us! Waterfront Enhancement Plan Meeting

You are cordially invited to a meeting regarding continued enhancements to the Waterfront in downtown West Palm Beach with Ed Uhlir, CEO of Millennium Park, Inc. The Waterfront has benefited from a tremendous revitalization effort that residents and visitors can now enjoy. In a continued effort to grow and support businesses in the downtown area, […]

State of Our City Address 2012 Video Available On-line

Don’t miss West Palm Beach’s largest networking business breakfastState of Our City Address Breakfast Wednesday, January 18, 2012 “Building an Inspired City” Wednesday, January 18, 2012 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Palm Beach County Convention Center 650 Okeechobee Blvd. West Palm Beach, FL 33401Register by 5:00 p.m. January 11 & Save – Click Here Member […]

Share Your Input on the Next Chief of Police

The International Association of Chief of Police, Inc. (IACP) has been contracted by the City to conduct the search for the new Chief of Police. On January 18 & 19, 2012 representatives from IACP will be visiting the City to conduct meetings with citizens, neighborhood representatives, business leaders, City officials, and other City personnel. The […]

Southern Blvd Resurfacing Project Open House Wed. Jan. 11, 2012

On Wednesday, January 11, 2012, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will host an informational Open House for the resurfacing project on Southern Boulevard/ State Road 80, from Parker Avenue to just west of Washington Road, in the City of West Palm Beach. The Open House will be held from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. […]