Singer Island Civic Association

Singer Island Voice | Update #25 | Sept. 19, 2014 

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Ocean Mall Update 

The Thursday 9/18 Demo & Debut Event!


The former Buddy's and Max & Eddies buildings are now being torn down.  The big announcement at the event: The new police substation & ambassador program will be located at the old iFix store on Blue Heron Blvd.


Singer Island Area News of The Week:   


Arrrrre You Ready for Talk like a Pirate Day? - Palm Beach Pulse - Don't act like a scurvy pirate, but aye, ye can speak like one this day. But first, ye need yer pirate name from a pirate name generator. (This one is little matey-friendly.) 


Sneak peek at Trader Joe's new PGA Blvd store - Palm Beach Post - In the pristine calm before the storm, the shelves of Trader Joe's Palm Beach Gardens market, funkified as always, swelled in anticipation. The madness started today at 8 a.m. (Friday 9/19), when this long-awaited location opened its doors at the PGA Plaza. It's the third Trader Joe's market to open in Palm Beach County in the past four months. A fourth location is scheduled to open in Boca Raton on Friday, Sept. 26.


Crowdfunding site helps raise money for local cultural projects - Palm Beach Post - The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County's fundraising page went live last week and has raised $27,000 since it launched.


[ Editor's note: Maybe crowd funding could be a creative way to help our Island and surrounding cities/charities raise funds for targeted reasons? ]


Delray Beach artist building studio on barge near Peanut Island - wflx - An artist is taking his studio straight to his inspiration.
You'll never find William DeBilzan far from the water. "I've always loved this area," he said. "The beauty of the area here; the water is so clear." The artist, with galleries in Delray Beach and California, is living on a boat. Now, he's taking things to another level. Just east of Peanut Island, DeBilzan set up a 2,400 square-foot barge. Soon, it'll be his new, two-story studio but the Florida Department of Environmental Protection said it is looking at the situation. A representative from Palm Beach County said permits are normally needed for a project like this.


Woman attacked on Blue Heron bridge wants others warned - WPBF - Homa says she was walking from her Singer Island residence across the bridge to catch a bus to work around 5:45 a.m., because her car was ...


Tequesta Brewing Company's newest venture slated for a tentative December opening - Palm Beach Illustrated - Twisted Trunk Brewing Company, will begin pouring brews in Palm Beach Gardens.. Located at City Center - 2000 PGA Boulevard... 

Waterfront homes only a dream for many in Palm Beach County - Palm Beach Post - The largest disparity in value was in Riviera Beach where Singer Island and other waterfront single-family homes had a median value of ... 


Sales-tax holiday for energy-efficient appliances starts Friday - Palm Beach Post - Shoppers won't be charged the state's 6 percent sale tax on qualifying products with Energy Star and WaterSense labels from midnight on Friday through Sunday.  


Get trashy at world's biggest beach clean-up Saturday in Palm... - Palm Beach Post (blog) - Cigarette butts are the most common beach trash. ... In Palm Beach County, cleanups will be held on beaches, the shores of Lake Okeechobee, ...

CommUNITY Voice: 

Neighbors, PLEASE keep sending in your comments, ideas and input be shared here next week as our Island is coming together like never before! 


From: Bernice H. 
Subject: Amrit

I too am concerned about the traffic all of these off-shore communities would create.  During season we have enough problems with traffic and adding more units and/or hotels would create a grid-lock. 

From: Jan P.
Subject: Ocean mall

Juice and Java
Ice cream
Resort clothing and beach housewares


From: Lisa T.
Subject: RE: Singer Island Voice

Thank you for sending this to me!!  Very well done!!  Lisa


[ Editor's note: Thank you for sending in your comments!  Please keep them coming, especially for Ocean Mall and they will be shared here next week. Potential investors are reading the Singer Island Voice ...your comments/suggestions will help shape our Island's future! ]

 Please keep sending in your input to be shared here next week with over 2115 of your neighbors, and your Singer Island Civic Association WILL stay on these issues.

Here are a few links, please keep in mind that Singer Island actually spans 3 cities and 1 Unincorporated Village. Please send in your concerns and ideas to the appropriate contact(s):

North Palm Beach (includes John D MacArthur Park):
Lost Tree Village: Our private unincorporated village - no contacts listed - but we are working on it!

...and Together We Will Make a Positive Difference!

Upcoming Island, City and Area Events:
Please send us any upcoming event notices and press releases, we can get the word out here to 2115 neighbors! 

Every Thursday Night: 3 Reasons Why You Should Check Out the Sailfish Marina "Sunset Celebration" on Singer Island 


Today / Sept. 19: Life Line Screening - Palm Beach Shores Town Hall is pleased to offer a preventive health event.  Life Line Screening, a leading provider of community..


Sept. 20: World's Largest Volunteer Beach Cleanup Comes to Palm Beach County - Keep Palm Beach County Beautiful joins hundreds of thousands of people around world for the 29th annual International Coastal Cleanup. The Ocean Conservancy announced the date for the 29th annual International Coastal Cleanup, a global event that mobilizes hundreds of thousands of people to take action for our ocean, for September 20.  By joining the movement for Trash Free Seas, volunteers will help clean up trash already in the ocean and work to reduce their own trash impact before it happens. Saturday, September 20, 2014 with additional dates in September and October. For start times, site, and registration information visit - or call Keep Palm Beach County Beautiful, Inc. (561) 686-6646


Sept. 27: The Palm Beach Marriott at Singer Island Beach Resort and Keep Palm Beach County Beautiful Association joins hundreds of thousands of people around the world for the 29th Annual International Coastal Cleanup.  Last year, nearly 650,000 people picked up more than 12 million pounds of trash along 13,000 miles of coastline.  Please join in: Saturday, September 27, 2014 Beach Front by the Tiki Bar. Snacks and beverages will be provided. Cleanup lasts 45-Minutes and is open to EVERYONE including the kids

Sept. 27: Riviera Beach local outreach fishing trip - - Riviera Beach local outreach fishing trip. September 27 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. Intracoastal Snook Fishing Trip.


Nov. 1: The Lake Worth Lagoon - LagoonFest. Check out the link for more information and stay tuned for more event details!

Nov. 4: Singer Island Civic Association Meeting  @ The Palm Beach Shores Town Hall ....Mark your calendars!


Nov. 22: Shop 'Til YOU Drop 2014  - Don't Miss the Holiday Shopping Event of the Season to Benefit the Natural Science Education Programs at John D. MacArthur Beach State Park in North Palm Beach Saturday, November 22 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.


View Recent City Council Meetings Here:  

Name▼ DateItemsDurationVideo
Regular MeetingSep 174604h00mPlay
Regular MeetingSep 033603h58mPlay

View Recent CRA Meetings Here:

Name ▼ Date ItemsDurationVideo
CRA SpecialSep 172009m52sPlay 
CRA SpecialSep 161301h16mPlay 

 (To view more archived city meetings - click here 


Upcoming Riviera Beach City Meetings: 


City News & Events:


Palm Beach Shores Event Calendar 

Clean & Green in September!  Check out the fun and educational events at our John D MacArthur park this month!   


Cool Link(s) of The Week: 


A don't miss aerial video: Palm Beach Isles and Singer Island by Drone  -  from Olivier P. in Palm Beach Isles.


Full Moon Rise Lake Worth Lagoon Florida Through Clouds -
iWallHD - Full Moon Rise Lake Worth Lagoon Florida Through Clouds Wallpaper. 


It's Storm Season: Please remember that storms can heat up very quickly at this time of the year.  Here are some great links for hurricane preparedness: Palm Beach Post | WPTV5 | WBPF25 | WFLX29 



We Love Singer Island:  Check out the current beach/ocean conditions on the Live Beach Cam...and Have a Wonderful  Weekend!

Of Interest / Stay Tuned:

More news as we get it on: 

Ocean Mall | CRA District & Marina Development | Lake Worth inlet widening project | Digital License Plate Readers | Proposed development projects: Lozman's Cove, Amrit, PGA waterfront | Pending sober house legislation |  ...and more as we get it. 


Let's all work together to stay informed and aware of events taking place on and around Singer Island!


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