Category Archives: Newsletter

24th Street Open to Traffic

What:  24th Street Open to Traffic When:  Beginning Thursday, October 21, 2010 Affected Area:  Northwood Village area (10/21/10)  Motorists should be aware of the following changes in the Northwood Village area: 24th Street is now completely open to traffic between Broadway and Dixie Highway. 25th Street is closed to through traffic between Broadway and Spruce […]

WPB GreenMarket Expanding Free Parking

Two City Garages Now Free During Market Hours; $5 Valet Parking Also Offered (Thursday, October 21, 2010)  Great news for fans of the West Palm Beach GreenMarket:  due to popular demand, the GreenMarket has expanded its free parking!  Guests will now be able to park for free during market hours in either the Banyan Garage […]

Go Sailing with Christopher Cross at Sunday at the Meyer!

Catch Grammy and Oscar-Winning Artist Christopher Cross at the Palm Beach Post Sunday at the Meyer Cross to Perform Several Former Top-10 Hits at Sunday’s Concert (Wednesday, October 20, 2010) Five-time Grammy Award-winner and Oscar-winner Christopher Cross will delight you with his hits “Sailing,” “Ride Like the Wind,” and “Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can […]

WPB GreenMarket this Saturday!

The West Palm Beach GreenMarket is back for a 16th Season, and with a new home the GreenMarket is bigger and better than ever! The WPB GreenMarket is held every Saturday on the beautiful Waterfront Commons in downtown West Palm Beach. The Waterfront Commons is located just east of the Clematis Street fountain along Flagler Drive. The […]

WPB GreenMarket Calendar Listing

What: Calendar Listing for 2010-2011 WPB GreenMarket When: Beginning Saturday, October 16, 2010 Where: Waterfront Commons, near Clematis Fountain, downtown WPB (10-05-10) The West Palm Beach GreenMarket has a new home as it kicks off its 16th season: the stunning new West Palm Beach Waterfront. The area’s biggest and most popular traditional farmer’s market will […]

New Downtown WPB iPhone App!

Right in step with the grand opening of the magnificent waterfront, getting the latest details about events, restaurants, retailers and more in Downtown West Palm Beach just became even easier: The Downtown Development Authority (DDA) launched a new iPhone application – keyword: WPBGO – and a complementary web site, www.wpbgo.com. More than 2800 users have […]

WPB Library, Mayor Supporting World-Wide Reading Campaign

When:  Thursday, October 7, 2010, at 10:30 a.m. Where:  WPB Library, Third Floor, 411 Clematis Street (10/04/10)  City of West Palm Beach Mayor Lois J. Frankel will help support and increase early literacy in the West Palm Beach community by participating in Jumpstart’s national initiative Read for the Record on Thursday, October 7, 2010, at […]

The Rocket Man Meets the Piano Man at the Palm Beach Post Sunday at the Meyer

Sunday at the Meyer Hit Concert Series Continues with Sunday’s “Elton John and Billy Joel” Tribute Show (Wednesday, September 22, 2010)  The Rocket Man meets the Piano Man as “Back to Back” takes over the Palm Beach Post Sunday at the Meyer this weekend!  “Back to Back” will serve up a mind-blowing authentic tribute concert… […]

City of West Palm Beach Wins 2010 Athena Award

The City of West Palm Beach is being honored for several major achievements. The 2010 Athena Award for Business of the Year is being presented to the City Of West Palm Beach.  The City receives this honor in recognition of a strong record of leadership by and equal opportunities for women. Of 87 management positions […]

Pink Fire Trucks and Pink Fire Fighters This Sunday in West Palm Beach

When: Sunday, September 19, 4PM Where: West Palm Beach Waterfront Flagler Drive and Clematis Street The national Pink Heels Tour rolls into West Palm Beach Sunday at 4PM. See the unique Pink Fire Truck and Pink Firefighters as they raise money to help fight Cancer. There will be a fire truck parade down Clematis towards […]

Northwood Village’s Twist on New York’s Fashion’s Night Out and Fashion Week

When: Friday, September 24, 2010 during the monthly Art & Wine Promenade 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Fashion Show 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.) Where: 400 – 500 blocks of Northwood Road in Northwood Village Who: Produced by the West Palm Beach Community Redevelopment Agency and Northwood Village Merchant Association Northwood Village is a community […]

WPB City Center, Waterfront Honored with “Project of the Year” Award

West Palm Beach is being recognized by the Urban Land Institute as the winner of the 2010 Project of the Year Award for City Center and the Waterfront. This is the first time in its history that ULI has presented the award to a City. West Palm Beach won against iconic South Florida structures and […]

No Tax Rate Increase for WPB Under Mayor Frankel’s Proposed Budget

Facing big revenue drop, WPB uses technology, internal efficiencies to reduce costs City of West Palm Beach Mayor Lois J. Frankel’s proposed fiscal year 2011 budget rolls back spending without increasing the tax rate for property owners. Despite a large drop in revenues, the budget holds the line on property taxes, featuring the same property […]

New Multipurpose Center Dedicated at Gaines Park

Mary V. McDonald-Wilson Center will Provide Much-Needed Venue for the Community City of West Palm Beach Mayor Lois J. Frankel was joined by local leaders, including West Palm Beach City Commissioner Isaac “Ike” Robinson, Jr., and former Palm Beach County Commissioner Addie Greene, as she dedicated the new Mary V. McDonald-Wilson Community Center at Gaines […]

Intersection Closed due to Infrastructure Improvements

When: Beginning Thursday, January 28, 2010 Affected Area: 24 th Street and Broadway, West Palm Beach (01/28/10) Due to infrastructure improvements, the intersection of 24 th Street and Broadway will be closed to traffic beginning Thursday, January 28, 2010 . The intersection is expected to reopen on Thursday, February 4, 2010. All businesses in the […]

WPB City Connect Newsletter for Dec. 30, 2009

In this edition of City Connect; – City Offering 50-50 Homebuyer Program – City of WPB New Year’s Schedule – Get Your 2009 Taxes Done for Free – A Call to Action – Downtown Waterfront Nearing Completion – Watch All Things WPB on our YouTube Channel – City Upgrading Homes, Improving Neighborhood Click here to […]

City of WPB New Year’s Week Schedule

All City of West Palm Beach offices, including City Hall and the Library, will be closed on Friday, January 1, 2010, in observance of New Year’s Day. There will be no residential or commercial garbage pickup on Friday, January 1.  Those routes will be collected on Saturday, January 2nd.  Saturday’s routes will be picked up […]

City of WPB Christmas Week Schedule

All City of West Palm Beach offices, including City Hall and the Library, will be closed on Friday, December 25, 2009, in observance of Christmas Day. There will be no residential garbage, commercial garbage or yard waste pickup on Friday, December 25th.  Those routes will be collected on Saturday, December 26th.  Saturday’s routes will be […]

WPB City Connect Newsletter for November 18, 2009

In this edition of City Connect; – WPB Golf Course Back in Business – Clematis by Night Winter Schedule Announced – Four events at Northwood Village Art & Wine Promenade – Friday Night Jazz at the WPB Public Library! Click here to view the November 18, 2009 edition of WPB CityConnect.

CNN Top 10 HERO Presentation

When: VETERANS DAY, Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 11:30 Where: West Palm Beach City Hall, 401 Clematis Street, Main Entrance Join Mayor Lois Frankel, Congressman Ron Klein, and hundreds of veterans honoring Roy Foster, founder of Stand Down House at a CNN Event. Mr.Foster is being honored as a CNN Top 10 Hero and being […]

WPB Events Division Honored for Excellence

Division Wins SEVEN Awards in International Competition (Monday, October 5, 2009)  4th on Flagler, the WPB GreenMarket and Kaleidoscope, all events you love and enjoy every year FREE of charge, were among the City of West Palm Beach events honored with 2009 Pinnacle awards, given by the International Festival and Events Association (IFEA). In all, […]