Rock the Block in Delray Beach

2022 Rock the Block Recap

If you’ve been around the Village Academy/Southwest Delray Beach neighborhood lately, you might have noticed several houses looking particularly fresh and amazing, and it’s all thank to the recent Rock the Block event!  Rock the Block 2022 was an amazing success this year wherein more than 200 volunteers donated around 9,000 hours of service in…

Juneteenth Delray Beach

Delray Beach Juneteenth Roadmap

Freedom Celebration CHECK OUT WHAT’S HAPPENING AROUND DELRAY BEACH JUNE 15TH – JUNE 19TH, 2022 WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2022, 6:30PM When We All Vote PBC Voting Squad THREADS OF THE TAPESTRY – A DEI CONVERSATION Virtual (Zoom: 84820084607 pw: 769489) Diversity is a fact, Equity is the goal, Inclusion is an act. You’re invited to…

Moon & Flower Ribbon Cutting in Delray Beach

CRA Funding Recipient: Moon & Flower

A Well-Deserved Toast to Moon & Flower in Delray Beach If you’ve been wondering about the lovely smell and vibe emanating from a shop on North Federal Highway in Delray Beach, your answer is Moon & Flower: Coffeehouse, Tea and Apothecary. The team offers nourishment for your mind, body and soul. As you walk through…

Crafted on the Ave in Delray Beach

Crafted on the Ave Continues to be a Success!

After only a few short months of Saturday events at Libby Wesley Plaza, the Crafted on the Ave. event is here to stay! Vendors, visitors and locals all agree that it’s a great open-air marketplace for not only finding one-of-a-kind goods, but also supporting local businesses.  “Since the market started in January attendance has steadily…

Warehouse Market at the Arts Warehouse in Delray Beach

Warehouse Market Recap

The Warehouse Market is back and better than ever! After a brief hiatus, the Fourth Warehouse Market event (first since 2019) once again graced the floors of the 3,600-square-foot Arts Warehouse and more than 200 guests joined in on the fun.  While the overall goal of the Market is to promote small and local businesses…

Dominique Pelissier, Program Assistant at the Delray Beach CRA

Meet Dominique, CRA Program Assistant

What better way to show your hometown some love than by joining the Community Redevelopment Agency! That’s what Dominique did, and he’s already making a great impact bettering Delray’s community members.  During the week, you’ll find him working at the Arts Warehouse with Grace Gdaniec, Arts Warehouse manager, but he’s also busy on the Saturdays…

Rachelle Eloizin, CRA Community Liaison

Meet Rachelle, CRA Community Liaison

After a stint in the Orlando and DC Metro area, Rachelle Eloizin returned to her native hometown of Delray Beach and jumped at the opportunity to help make a difference in the community.  “I was looking for a new opportunity and saw that the Delray CRA was looking for a Community Liaison. After hearing about…

Carver Square in Delray Beach

Construction Begins at Carver Square

Construction Begins for Affordable Housing at Carver Square If you’ve driven past the Southwest Neighborhood as of late, you would have definitely noticed some work going on, and it’s exciting work at that! What used to be the site of a former dumping area is now being transformed into 20 single family homes as part…

Neal Hanowitz at the Arts Warehouse in Delray Beach

Artist and Osceola Park Resident, Neal Hanowitz

What started as an effort to meet his neighbors and investigate the diversity of his wonderfully mixed neighborhood, has now turned into an exhibit at the Arts Warehouse, unlike any other body of work that has been shown before.  “I began painting portraits during the early stages of the COVID pandemic. The acrylic sketches progressed…