Category Archives: Newsletter

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, […]

Northwood Village Back in the Spotlight

Northwood Village, a West Palm Beach shopping, dining and entertainment district, is finding itself back in the spotlight.  Two City of West Palm Beach programs in Northwood Village have been honored for being among the best redevelopment projects in the state of Florida. The Florida Redevelopment Association (F.R.A.) recognized the Northwood Village Art and Wine […]

Clematis by Night Fall Schedule Announced

(August 24, 2009 – West Palm Beach, FL)  Looking for the area’s Hot Spot to Chill?  Clematis by Night is it!  Join us every Thursday night at the coolest hangout in downtown West Palm Beach from 6:00 – 9:30 p.m. in Centennial Square.  This FREE weekly event features the area’s best rock, R&B, reggae, Latin, […]

This Sunday at the Meyer to Ignite with the Hot Sounds of FIREFALL

WPB Presents a FREE Concert with Super 70’s Band (August 17, 2009 – West Palm Beach, FL) – Looking for some hot entertainment that won’t break the bank?  Then head on over to the Sunday at the Meyer concert this Sunday, August 23, as the City of West Palm Beach presents a FREE concert with […]

Help the City Protect Our Water Supply

Clear Lake and Lake Mangonia are more than scenic bodies of water; they both also critical components of the City’s water supply. Water from these lakes enters our water treatment plant, is treated and eventually becomes your drinking water. As a resident of West Palm Beach, you have a vested interest in preserving the quality […]

Nights in Northwood Village Celebrates Another Spectacular Grand Opening during the Art & Wine Promenade

Nights in Northwood Village Celebrates Another Spectacular Grand Opening during the Art & Wine Promenade Friday, July 31 2009 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. – Ribbon Cutting at 6:30 p.m. Art & Wine Promenade in the 400 – 500 blocks of Northwood Road in Northwood Village Hello Cupcake Grand Opening at 521 Northwood Road […]

Best-selling Author at WPB Library

Come meet #1 New York Times best-selling author Daniel Silva at the new, state-of-the-art downtown WPB Library! Silva is scheduled to visit our library on Friday, July 24 at 1:00 pm to discuss and sign his new book The Defector. This free event is a a great lunch time break for our downtown residents and […]

WPB City Connect Newsletter for June 17, 2009

In this edition of City Connect; – Dump the Pump – June 18, 2009 – Save Your Money. Save Your Planet. – City Extending Foreclosure Lifeline to PB County Families – Accessing City Government Now Easier Than Ever – 24-hour City hotline up and running – Historic WPB Golf Course Undergoing “Restoration” Click here to […]

Clematis by Night Moves to City Center

Hey CBN lovers:  for two weeks in June, you’ll get to enjoy your favorite award-winning concert series at a cool new venue as Clematis by Night heads to City Center! The City is proceeding with revitalizing the downtown waterfront, and we needed to find a new home for CBN for a couple of weeks while […]

Mayor Visits Local Business – Lockheed Martin

On May 27, 2009, West Palm Beach Mayor Lois Frankel took time to tour the local business Lockheed Martin. On this tour the Mayor was educated on Lockheed Martin, the important role they have in our community given the country’s economic state and what they are doing to build relationships with the residents of West Palm Beach. Lockheed […]

City’s Waterfront Rebirth Underway

With a burst of confetti and a cheering crowd, the City officially broke ground on a major downtown waterfront revitilization project. The old City library is being torn down, having already been replaced by the new library at Clematis and Dixie.  The old library grounds will become part of a new waterfront commons, full of […]

Waterfront Redevelopment Update

As the City of West Palm Beach continues with the downtown waterfront revitalization project, there will be several scheduling changes that residents should be aware of: Centennial Square Fountain: Due to electrical work, the Clematis Street fountain in Centennial Square will be closed for a period of approximately two weeks beginning Monday, June 1, 2009.  […]

FREE Yoga at the WPB Library

Spend your Saturday at the WPB Public Library and enjoy FREE yoga classes!  The classes are a part of the library’s “Living Longer:  Body, Mind and Spirit” series to help you be more healthy. Click here for more information: http://www.seflin.org/calendar/index.cfm?fuseaction=calendar.one&eventID=2755&eventDateID=16187&orderBy=startDate&orgID=19

Waterfront Redevelopment Update

When:  Beginning Monday, June 1, 2009 Where:  Downtown WPB As the City of West Palm Beach continues with the downtown waterfront revitalization project, there will be several scheduling changes that residents should be aware of: Centennial Square Fountain: Due to electrical work, the Clematis Street fountain in Centennial Square will be closed for a period […]

Historic WPB Golf Course Undergoing “Restoration” – Changes will Restore Original Dick Wilson Design; Construction to Create Jobs

The City of West Palm Beach’s historic Golf Course is undergoing a complete $3 million renovation, helping to revive the course while creating jobs and stimulating the local economy. The project, which is being called a “restoration,” was designed by McCumber Golf, founded by former PGA Tour star Mark McCumber.  Weitz Golf International is completing […]

City Connect Newsletter for February 25, 2009

In this edition of City Connect; – City Extending Foreclosure Lifeline to PB County Families – City’s New Parking Garage “Green,” High-Tech – City Hotline Ready to Serve Residents, Visitors – Accessing City Government Easier than Ever – Get Your Taxes Done for FREE Click here to view the February 25th edition of CityConnect.

CityConnect Newsletter for February 11, 2009

In this edition of CityConnect; – Help Us Make WPB More “Green” – City Offering FREE Hurricane Shutters – Strawberry Delights for Sweethearts at WPB GreenMarket – City Hotline Ready to Serve Residents, Visitors – Accessing City Government Easier than Ever – Get Your Taxes Done for FREE Click here to view the February 11th edition […]

Accessing City Government Easier than Ever

Watching your City’s government in action and learning about how the City works is easier than ever thanks to new technologies and services being embraced by the City’s government access station, West Palm TV 18.”I’m pleased that West Palm TV 18 is using new resources to reach more people than ever before,” said West Palm […]

Help Us Make WPB More “Green”

The City of West Palm Beach proudly announces the inaugural e4 Sustainability Summit 2009; a public forum uniting residents, businesses and government in a community challenge to become a carbon neutral city. This is a grassroots effort that depends on you. Please join us February 25, 10am-5pm at The Harriet Himmel Theater at CityPlace. Go to […]

City Offering FREE Hurricane Shutters

Need hurricane shutters?  You may be able to get them FREE OF CHARGE! If you meet certain income guidelines, the City of West Palm Beach can help you get your home ready for hurricane season.  We may be able to help you with free shutters and other protection from strong winds.  Call 561-822-1250.

CityConnect – January 14, 2009 Edition

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009 In this edition of CityConnect; – Clematis by Night Inauguration Celebration – City Hotline Ready to Serve Residents, Visitors – Major Infrastructure Improvement Underway – Crime Prevention Update: Go Online, Stay Safe – Go Back 100 at Kaleidoscope 2009! Click here to view the January 14th edition of CityConnect.

Go Back 100 at Kaleidoscope 2009!

Guests to Kaleidoscope 2009 can Go Back 100! This wonderful, family-friendly event provides the community an opportunity to learn about their neighbors from around the world and see the cultural diversity in their own backyard. This year visitors to the event will not only be able to embark on a free trip around the world, […]

Crime Prevention Update: Go Online, Stay Safe

With the new year upon us, the West Palm Police Department wants to make sure you know about two great on-line tools that can help you and your family stay safe. First, there’s our online reporting and incident tracking system, which can be found at http://p2c.wpbps.org/p2c/main.aspx. Go here when you want to file a report, find incidents […]

Major Infrastructure Improvement Underway

Due to a major infrastructure upgrade, work is being done on Lakewood Road between now and August, 2009. The work will begin at the intersection of Lakewood Road and Flagler Drive and proceed west to Dixie Highway over the course of the next eight months. The project will result in several detours to through traffic. […]

Clematis by Night Inauguration Celebration

City Celebrates Historic Occasion with a Special TUESDAY event The City of West Palm Beach is teaming up with the Downtown Development Authority to bring some presidential celebrations to downtown West Palm Beach on Tuesday, January 20, 2009.  This special Tuesday Inauguration Celebration will include live viewing parties at noon during the swearing-in ceremony at […]