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Heatherlake at The Meadows by hedongchenchen


									                                                                                                                     1F      Color/Final

                             The Palm Beach Post

                                                                                                                                                                                     It’s Arts & Crafts time
                                    FEBRUARY 28, 2009                                                                                                                                Delray Beach and Stuart host
                                                                                                                                                                                     festivals this weekend. Details, 2F
                                            R E A L E S T AT E            • GARDEN • DESIGN

                                             We’re GIVING AWAY a DINING ROOM!
                                                        ENTER FLORIDA HOME’S ‘RHYME TO DINE ON OUR DIME’ CONTEST
                                                                AND ONE OF THESE PRIZES COULD BE YOURS!
                                    In 2007, Linda Spitzer of Lake Worth, the ‘rappin’ granny, won a room of furniture from Home Goods.
                   Last October, Jacqueline Farrell of Lantana won a new family room from World of Décor for having Palm Beach County’s scariest room.

                                                                           This year, the winner could be Y-O-U!
                                                                                    In conjunction with the West Palm Beach
                                                                                 Home & Garden Show, EcoDecor and Dreamstar
                                                                                 Custom Homes, Florida Home is ‘greening’ up
                                                                                 our act to save you some green. All you have to
                                                                                 do is tell us why you love living the green life in
                                                                                 250 words or less.
                                                                                    And don’t be afraid to get creative! (Is your
                                                                                 name Michael, do you ride a bicycle and never
                                                                                 forget to recycle?)
                                                                                    The first-place winner takes home a new,
                                                                                 eco-designed dining room (pictured right).
                                                                                 Second and third prizes are a custom-built
                                                                                 entertainment center (left) and a GE Energy Star
                                                                                 dishwasher. But you’ll have to think fast.
                                                                                 The deadline for entries is Tuesday, March 10.

                                                                                 Contest rules, 2F
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Photo courtesy of Harden Furniture

                                                                                                                      Make sure to check back with us next Saturday for photos of the finished dining room.

                                                                               NEIGHBORHOOD OF THE WEEK:

                                     Heatherlake at The Meadows
                                                                                                                                                                                 Residents appreciate the
                                                                                                                                                                                 ‘smallness’ of this picturesque
                                                                                                                                                                                 community in Boynton Beach,
                                                                                                                                                                                 where neighbors know each
                                                                                                                                                                                 other by name.

                                                                                                                                                                                 ‘IT’S LIKE A ...
                                                                                                                                                                                 Michelle and Alex Gonzalez (pictured at left
                                                                                                                                                                                 with their children, Max, 2½ , and Mia, 1) are
                                                                                                                                                                                 a rarity in Florida — they are Boynton Beach
                                                                                                                                                                                 natives. When the couple starting looking
                                                                                                                                                                                 for their first home in 2003, they knew
                                                                                                                                                                                 they wanted to stay locally. At her sister’s
                                                                                                                                                                                 suggestion, they looked at Heatherlake.
                                                                                                                                                                                 ‘We never even knew this area existed,’
                                                                                                                                                                                 Michelle says. It was the great location and
                                                                                                                                                                                 a cul-de-sac that sold them on the quaint
                                                                                                                                                                                 neighborhood. ‘There are kids all around us,’
                                                                                                                                                                                 she says. Their story, 4F

                                                                                                                                                                                 Z Neighborhood profile, detailed
                                                                                                                                                                                 map of 2007-’08 sales and homes
                                                                                                                                                                                 on the market: 3F & 4F

                                                                                                                                         BRUCE R. BENNETT/Staff Photographer

                 Seminar for seniors tackles                                                                 Spider mites wreaking havoc on plants
                new reverse mortgage option
                                                                                                                Question: This winter, many           Answer: Like us, mites love                 To mitigate mites, remove
     Seniors with questions                   extra income and are planning                                  of the leaves on my papayas,          the dry season and proliferate              bug ridden leaves, bag them
   about the new reverse                      to stay in their homes through                                 angel’s trumpet and several           on many of our plants, espe-                and toss them in your garbage
   mortgages may find answers                 retirement.                                                    palms are turning yellow, and         cially palms, papayas (Carica),             can. With some plants like
   Wednesday at a free reverse-                  MetLife Bank reverse-                         In Your       the undersides of the leaves          angel’s trumpet (Brugmansia                 hibiscus, tapioca and angel’s
   mortgage seminar. Reverse                  mortgage consultants James T.                    Garden        are covered with spider mites         and Daturas), tapioca (Mani-                trumpets, you can remove
   mortgages are designed for                 Masters and Jeffrey Melcer, in                  Joel Crippen   and their little webs. How can I      hot), hibiscus and many                     most or all of the leaves
   homeowners 62 or older who                 conjunction with an attorney                                   get rid of them?                      vegetables.                                                 See CRIPPEN, 5F >
   own their own homes, need                                 See SENIORS, 5F >

          The Best Kept Secret in the Palm Beaches
          • Centrally located on the NW corner of Lantana and Military Trail
          • Large/spacious lots                                                    (561) 965-4303
          • Newly renovated clubhouse and landscaping                             Kokomo...W lcome Home.

                                                                                                                          Own fo ess Own his Home
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                                                                                                                          TIME TO GET
                     Win a FREE                                                                                             CRAFTY!
                                                                                                                    In Delray Beach ...
                                                                                                                    Crafty folk and their fans will

                   DINING ROOM!
                                                                                                                swarm Delray Beach’s Atlantic
                                                                                                                Avenue this weekend for the 12th
                                                                                                                Annual Downtown Delray Beach
                                                                                                                Craft Festival. Exhibitors have
                                                                                                                been selected by American Craft
                                                                                                                Endeavors, which produces craft
           IT’S THE FLORIDA HOME ‘RHYME TO DINE                                                                 shows around the country.
                                                                                                                    Artisans will display folk art,
                                                                                                                pottery and handmade jewelry as
                   ON OUR DIME’ CONTEST!                                                                        well as scented soaps and lotions,
                                                                                                                priced from $3 to $3,000, according
                                                                                                                to organizers.                                                                                                                                2007 staff file photo
                                                                                                                    The free festival runs from 10
                                                                                                                a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday in                                LADY LIBERTY: Sculptor Mauro Pozzobonelli’s hydrostone/
                                                                                                                downtown Delray Beach.                                            fiberglass artwork from the Downtown Delray Beach Craft
                                                                                                                                                                                  Festival in 2007. The festival is this weekend.
                                                                                                                    On the Treasure Coast ...
                                                                                                                    About 200 artists have set up
                                                                                                                booths on Stuart’s Osceola Street
                                                                                                                for the juried Downtown Stuart                                              Shop like the pros
                                                                                                                Art Festival today and Sunday. For                                          Have you always wondered what those to-the-trade
                                                                                                                nearly 20 years, the city’s historic                                    designer showrooms are like? Find out Wednesday,
                                                                                                                downtown has been the scene of the                                      Thursday and Friday during the Design Center of the
                                                                                                                festival, which attracts a nationwide                                   America’s sample sale in Dania Beach.
                                                                                                                collection of artists working in                                            For three days, furniture, accessory and fabric
                                                                                                                photography, glass, painting,                                           shops normally open only to interior designers are
                                                                                                                sculpture, jewelry and ceramics.                                        welcoming non-design professionals with special sale
                                                                                                                    Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both                                    prices. You will need an appointment, however.
                                                                                                                days, with free parking and free                                            Call DCOTA at (954) 920-7997, Ext. 235.
                                                                                                                                 — Barbara Marshall

                                                                      Photo courtesy of Harden Furniture

      Our first prize winner will take home this elegant, solid wood dining table and chairs
      from Harden Furniture, which makes furniture from it’s own sustainably-managed
      forests. (The rug and china cabinet are not included.) Draperies and chair cushions will
      be made from a collection of blue and cream fabrics (see below.)                                          Here are the answers to this
                                                                                                                week’s Patio Page puzzles on
                                                                                                                Page 5F
            In conjunction with the West Palm Beach
         Home & Garden Show, we’re turning a beautiful,
            blue-and-white dining room GREEN ...
                   and it could be Y-O-U-R-S!
         Florida Home is giving away a dining room, inspired by the colors and
     traditional style of a bedroom in Ty Pennington’s At Home magazine (below, top).
     Pennington, the host of ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, is the spokesman
     for home shows produced by Marketplace Events, which is sponsoring this
     year’s home and garden show March 20-22.
         Our room will be designed with nontoxic products, from the solid wood
     dining table and chairs by Harden to the 100 percent cotton custom-made
     draperies to the zero-VOC Mythic paint. Even the chandelier from Capitol
     Lighting will have energy-friendly CFL bulbs!
         Interior designer Bernadette Upton, owner of EcoDecor in North Palm
     Beach, specializes in eco-friendly design and has gathered furniture and fabrics
     made of sustainable materials with nontoxic finishes to create this classic blue-
     and-white room for our grand prize winner.
         And that’s not all!
         The second-place winner will receive a custom-built entertainment center
     for a 48-inch flat-screen TV from Dreamstar Custom Homes in Palm Beach
     Gardens, designed and built by Distinctive Kitchen and Bath.
         The third-place winner will receive a GE Energy Star dishwasher, from
     GE and Dreamstar Custom
         But you’ll have to work for                                                                                                         2/2 Large Condo- Great loc,
                                                                                                                                               near I-95 & Trnpk. Comm.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     RIVERWALK - 3/2.5/2cg,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ext. Oakmont, lakefront,
     it!                                                                                                                                       pool $950/Mo inclds cable
                                                                                                                                                 & water. 561-315-4640
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      pool, ceramic tile, granite
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      counters, many built-ins.
         We want you to “busta                                                                                                                 Mobile & Web ID 3920101                                                                                Beautiful, gated, $319,900,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      will lease back long term if
     rhyme” about the green                                                                                                                                                                                                                           desired, 561-687-9397
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Mobile & Web ID 3927121
     life. Are you able to be                                                                              1/1 CHAPEL HILL
                                                                                                            Oversized, 100% renovated 2/1 Duplex, very clean,tile,
     sustainable? Have a comment                                                                            I n / O u t , l a u n d r y , p o o l , sm. pet ok. CAH, Pvt. yard & 4/2 PERFECT CONDITION!
                                                                                                            $ 7 9 9 / m o w a t e r i n c l u d . laundry area. 1st mo FREE          Close to beach! Great
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Historic District Drastically
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Reduced!! 4BR/4.5BA,
     about the environment? Is                                                                              only $500 Sec 561-729-1406 $850 /Mo. 561-248-9925
                                                                                                             Mobile & Web ID 3898768                 Mobile & Web ID 3914903
                                                                                                                                                                                   schools! Excellent landlord!
                                                                                                                                                                                    $1,250/mo 602-828-6824
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  secluded 1/3 acre lot, pool
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  estate in Old Floresta w/          LOXAHATCHEE - 1.5 Acres
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      on Canal. 2 lots off
     your name Michael, do you                                                                             Gated Luxury 2Br $795 mo.
                                                                                                                                                                                    Mobile & Web ID 3913590       granite kit.,40’ pool/jacuzzi. A
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  steal at $1,000,000!! Harvey        Cheetham Hill on Trafalgar
                                                                                                           Tile, Patio & Pool. Easy                                                                                                                   Drive. Pines & Palmettos.
     ride a bicycle and never forget                                                                        Credit. Pets OK. Call 24/7
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dubov 561-542-7355Re/Max
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Mobile & Web ID 3911993            $65,000 Will Finance. Call
                                                                                                           Dana Lee R.E. 561-213-0122
     to recycle? Do you think it’s                                                                            Mobile & Web ID 3866983 1/1.5 1st floor, Golden Lakes                                                                                   Mobile & Web ID 3921917
                                                                                                                                                     55+, completely furn., turn-
     obscene to not be green like                                                                          Harbour Inlet Hall 2/2                                      air, cable,
                                                                                                           INTRACOASTAL! Fish off key, gated, water,waterfront, 2/1, fully furnished. 30' dock
                                                                                                                                                     quiet cul-de-sac,
     your friend, Kathleen, who                                                                             d o c k ! B r i g h t & c l e a n . encl. porch, no smoking, no on canal. No pets . Annual
                                                                                                            $1,075/mo inclds cable & pets. $650/mo 561-686-8541 only $1,000 /mo. + electric
     drinks her water out of a                                                                              H20. No dogs 561-436-5070
                                                                                                            Mobile & Web ID 3923137
                                                                                                                                                                                   Mobile & Web ID 3926881
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     WPB- ESTATE SALE! 2/2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Villa- Boundbrook- 55+
     canteen?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Great central location! CBS,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     tile, accordion shttrs, pool .
         Write a poem, song or rap                                                                                                                                                                                                                   $94,900 MAKE AN OFFER!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Markettrend 561-541-8651
     about the green life in 250                                                                            2/2, completly furn, 55+
                                                                                                             community, min 1 year
                                                                                                                                             2/1.5 De la Bahia Condo
                                                                                                                                              55+ comm. w/ clbhse, pool.
                                                                                                                                                                           3/2 Updated, Fenced Yard,
                                                                                                                                                                               Pets & Boats Ok. W/D.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Mobile & Web ID 3928026

     words or less, using at least five of the 12 words                                                      lease, pool, clb house,
                                                                                                             close to shopping, and
                                                                                                                                               $750/mo inclds cable & wtr
                                                                                                                                               Sm pet OK 330-780-6899
                                                                                                                                                                               A Schools. $1,225/Mo.
                                                                                                                                                                            Owner/Agent 561-676-3936
     below. Make us laugh or marvel at your poetic                                                           transportation, $1500/month
                                                                                                             call 1800-233-2501
                                                                                                                                               Mobile & Web ID 3913466       Mobile & Web ID 3912523
                                                                                                                                                                           4/2/2 Gorgeous Pool Home
     prowess and you could take home one of these eco-                                                     Mobile & Web ID 3928335                                          2500sqft, W/D, Pennock Pt.,
                                                                                                                                                                            Great Schools. Reduced to
     fabulous prizes.                                                                                      2/2 CONDO. New carpet &
                                                                                                            paint. Beautifully furnished.    3/2 Tiled, Glass Doors to
                                                                                                                                                                            $2,000/mo 561-301-5185
                                                                                                            Gated 55+ comm w/pool. No                                       Mobile & Web ID 3917499
         The furniture will be on display in a green-built                                                  pets. $700/mo 631-766-5921        Scrnd Patio, on Quiet Court-
                                                                                                                                              yard, nr Forest Hill Blvd.                                            Indian Springs CC- 3/3/2
                                                                                                             Mobile & Web ID 3925732
     room constructed by Dreamstar Custom Homes at                                                                                            $1000/mo 561-207-6001
                                                                                                                                              Mobile & Web ID 3908329
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Immaculate! Breathtaking
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   lake view! 2400SF, neutral Singer Island 2/2 MINT
     the West Palm Beach Home & Garden Show in the                                                                                                                                                                  decor. Extremely tasteful!    Oceanfront in Aquarius.
                                                                                                                                                                                 3/2 $1250 HOME                   Nothing to do! All club ameni- R e m o d e l , T u r n k e y ! n e w
     Expo Center at the South Florida Fairgrounds, in                                                      2/2 Brand New w/ stainless
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ties avail. 2 golf courses,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         tennis, pool & more!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  appls & furnishings. BEST
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  DEAL on Island- Must See!
     suburban West Palm Beach.                                                                              steel appl’s, microwavehood,
                                                                                                            W/D, screen balcony, comm.       1/1 1Mo. Free Rent
                                                                                                                                                                                 Upgraded , huge fenced yard,
                                                                                                                                                                                          large pets ok.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    $259,000 Jody Samanich
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       561-676-6888 Remax
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  $329,000 Jeff 248-444-7969
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mobile & Web ID 3452871
                                                                                                               pool $1,050 or Standard                                                   Mobile & Web ID 3908552
                                                                                                                $845mo. 561-434-7788                  $700 on Water,             Propertylocators 561-615-0007
                                                                                                              Mobile & Web ID 3924649                                               Mobile & Web ID 3865079       Mirror Lakes 2/2/1 gated.
                                                                                                                                                Cable & Water Included.                                            55+ comm. Pets welcome.
                                                                                                                                             Propertylocators 561-615-0007       3/2.5 Garden LakesTH- Tile,       Low maint. Lakefront w/lg.
                                                                                                                                                      fresh paint, fncd patio. New     scrnd. patio. Clubhse w/pool Lake worth - Lucerne Lakes
                                                                                                                                                Mobile & Web ID 3864460           W/D & D/W. $1,200 /mo.           & tennis. Low pre -listing 2/2. New kit., granite, wood
                                                                                                                                                                                  Pets OK 561-719-2754             price $149K. 561-742-3019      flrs., scr. patio, many
                                                                                                                                             2/1 - Carpet throughout, water       Mobile & Web ID 3919638          Mobile & Web ID 3917854

       Rules for Florida Home’s
                                                                                                                                              incl., fenced yard, quiet area.                                                                     upgrades, motivated seller.
                                                                                                                                              Off haverhill/Wallace Rd.          3/2 DUPLEX- Tile, lrg fncd                                       Buy or rent w/opt. $89,900
                                                                                                                                              $825mo. 561-662-2602                yrd, W/D, cul de sac. $1,000                                    Home Source 561-733-4335
                                                                                                                                               Mobile & Web ID 3911215            mo. inclds water. 8576                                           Mobile & Web ID 3925948
                                                                                                               Chelsea Commons                                                     Sunset Dr. 561-248-5568

       ‘Rhyme to Dine on Our Dime’ contest
                                                                                                              Jog Road & Pine Circle         2/1 Forest Hill & Military              Mobile & Web ID 3921904
                                                                                                              2, 3, & 4 B/R from $890
                                                                                                            Spacious floor plans, gated
                                                                                                                                              Great loc. New tile flrs, new
                                                                                                                                                paint, a/c. , $700/mo F/S        3/2 HOUSE $1175!                  5/3/2 OWNER
                                                                                                             community. Call Today
                                                                                                                                               Mobile & Web ID 3835122
                                                                                                                                                                                  4335 Empress- Lrg LR, DR,
                                                                                                                                                                                    New kit. Tile/carpet, W/D
                                                                                                                                                                                       F/L/S 561-472-0236      LOXAHATCHEE-Brand new
                                                                                                             Mobile & Web ID 3752425
       Please read these rules carefully (and make sure you can comply before entering):                                                     2/2 0 Sec. $895                        Mobile & Web ID 3912967     3168 sq ft home w/2 car
                                                                                                                                                                                                                garage and in-law quarters
                                                                                                                                                                                                                on 1.32 acre. Cathedral
                                                                                                                                              Overlooks pool,gated,pet ok                                       ceilings, granite tops...
       Use at least FIVE of the following words in a poem, song or rap about green living.                 1/1 Condo - Very Spacious!
                                                                                                                                             Propertylocators 561-615-0007
                                                                                                                                                                                                                $375,000 561-723-9745
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Mobile & Web ID 3923297              Palm Beach Reduced!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      3/3 Condo w/ Direct Ocean
       You can use more, but you must use at least five. (Entries using fewer than five of                  Tile, W/D, priv. crtyrd. Pool.
                                                                                                            Walk to beach. $800/mo
                                                                                                                                               Mobile & Web ID 3864834           3/2 $1150 w/Gar.                                                    Views. 2,900 liv. ft. + Marble
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        flrs, granite kit., 50’wrap
       these words will be discarded.) Each entry should be no longer than 250 words.                       inclds cable. 305-849-0908
                                                                                                            Mobile & Web ID 3928888
                                                                                                                                             2/2 0 Sec. Deposit                   1700 sq. ft. w/loft, pet ok.                                       around balcony! 24hr Door-
                                                                                                                                                                                 Propertylocators561-615-0007                                        man, Great Amen. $949,900.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  CRYSTAL POINTE                              Harvey Dubov
       We like to be amused, so make it funny if you can.                                                  2/2 Chasewood Condo
                                                                                                            Move in Condition! $975mo
                                                                                                                                              $900 Villa..... Gated, lg pet ok
                                                                                                                                                                                 Mobile & Web ID 3864731
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     4/2.5/2 Estate Section.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    approx 3,000 sfua, 1/4 Ac,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        561-542-7355 RE/MAX
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Mobile & Web ID 3911887
                                                                                                            inclds Cable, Water, Pool &      Propertylocators 561-615-0007
                                                                                                            Tennis. 561-352-1233                                                                                    Htd Pool, New Roof, Mst.
                                                                                                             Mobile & Web ID 3914289            Mobile & Web ID 3864490                                             Bth, & Flooring $600,000         WPB- Land of the Presidents
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       2/2 Beautifully redone, all
       Recycle                       Sustainable                    Solar                                  2/2, furn/unfurn, scrnd lanai,
                                                                                                            eat in kit. W/D, lg rms/clos-
                                                                                                                                             2/2 & 3/2–$99 Special! 975+
                                                                                                                                              sq ft. Immediate occupancy.
                                                                                                                                              Water/cable incl., $875 mo.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ARLENE MONTI
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Owner/Broker 561-775-0498
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Mobile & Web ID 3913429
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     new appls, gated golf course
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      comm. 24 hr Doorman bldg.
                                                                                                            ets, walk to beach, shops,        Pet Friendly, Equal housing                                                                            2 balc. Make offer! $188,000
       Green                         Energy                         Hybrid                                  movies & restaurants, 2
                                                                                                            pools, golf, assigned/guest
                                                                                                            prking $1,250 561-714-8992
                                                                                                                                              opportunity. 561-433-2363
                                                                                                                                              Mobile & Web ID 3843021
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Elizabeth 561-371-1389
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Mobile & Web ID 3908247
                                                                                                            Mobile & Web ID 3924683          2/2.5 Sandalwood Lakes
       Environment                   Pollution                      Conser vation                                                             TH- MOVE IN SPECIAL!
                                                                                                                                             4404 44th Way- Patio, Pets
                                                                                                                                             OK. $990/mo 561-329-9790
                                                                                                                                              Mobile & Web ID 3912761
       Nontoxic                      Contamination                  Organic                                2BR NEAR BEACHES!
                                                                                                            Sunny Renovated Duplex,               2/2 $875
                                                                                                                                                                                 DELRAY BEACH - OCEAN
                                                                                                                                                                                  1 block, Studio, $1795/mo.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   MIRABELLA- Immaculate
                                                                                                            huge deck, treed lot, park- Lg Condo, All Appl. incl W/D              of March, OR $600/mo yrly.
                                                                                                                                                                                  Incls. cable. 952-545-5865      4BR/3BA/3CG + Den, Lake
                                                                                                            ing, $950. 561-667-5387                 Centrally Located             Mobile & Web ID 3927742         front home, 3,400+living sf,
                                                                                                             Mobile & Web ID 3914355                 561-968-7368                                                Pool/Spa, large Fenced Back
        Send your entries to: dining                Beach Home & Garden Show.                              Large 1/1,remodeled, granite         Landarama Realty, Inc.
                                                                                                                                               Mobile & Web ID 3867419
                                                                                                                                                                                 Singer Island 1BR/1.5BA on
                                                                                                                                                                                  Beach, great view, amenities
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Yard, Cul-de-sac, Accord.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Shutters, $749,000            Boynton Beach 2/2, double
                                                                                                            kitch, new appliances, tile, or                  Winners must make their own                          scrnd porch, cable & water 2 / 2 C o n d o i n P a l m C l u b        & remodeled. $1600/mo.
                                                                                                                                                                                  Annual. Cindy 561-596-1567
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Jeff Wilcox, Sagot Realty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      CAH,new appls., kitchen,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      floors, 3 car carport, shed,
                                                                                                            incld. $700mo.561-582-8190 West, beautiful, gated, 1st
     to Barbara Marshall, Florida Home              arrangements to pick up their prizes                    Mobile & Web ID 3895160          floor, waterfront, all appl’s,
                                                                                                                                                                                    Mobile & Web ID 3907788        Mobile & Web ID 3908081            porch. 55+ comm. Own the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      lot. All fees $135/mo.
                                                                                                                                             $1000/Mo. 561-644-4675                                              Sun Terrace at the Oaks
     Dining Room Contest, The Palm                  from the home show. You will likely                                                      Mobile & Web ID 3914442                                              2/2, recently updated, new
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  A/C. Comm. pool. Near
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      $79,995obo. Poss. Owner
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Financing. 561-379-5169
     Beach Post, 2751 S. Dixie Highway,             need a truck and helpers to carry the                                                   2/2 Condo- Intracoastal View!
                                                                                                                                             Fully furnished, full service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Gardens Mall. $169,900
                                                                                                                                                                                 Boynton Bch,unfurn $550 or R. Wagner 772-287-6585
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Mobile & Web ID 3903690

     West Palm Beach, FL 33405.                     furniture.
                                                                                                           2/2 WATERFRONT, $925.
                                                                                                            Quiet area on cul-de-sac.
                                                                                                                                             bldg! $1,000/mo inclds cable
                                                                                                                                             & water. 561-743-7330
                                                                                                                                                                                  furn’d $600. Pool, priv bath,                INDIANWOOD
                                                                                                            Great view. Scrnd. porch,                                             private entrance, priv patio,    Mobile & Web ID 3917785             Pre-owned manufactured
                                                                                                                                             Mobile & Web ID 3916991
        The deadline for entries is 5                  Please pay close attention                           new carpet, pool, dock avail.
                                                                                                            No pets. 630 Southwind          2/2 MOVE IN for Only $200
                                                                                                                                                                                  incl’s utilities. 561-374-3237
                                                                                                                                                                                  Mobile & Web ID 3917596
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      remod. Owner 772-597-6778
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                                                                                                            $1,050/mo. 561-251-4677          LAKESIDE COMMONS 2/2
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  in Turtle Creek $565,000
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        All of the prizes will be on display                                                               2/2 $100 Sec. $895 *Income Restrictions Apply                          comm. pool. Mint, gated.
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                                                                                                                                                                                  $875mo. 772-834-3994
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     March 20 through 22 at the West Palm                                                                     Cable incl. Large pet ok.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                   7(441) by owner, below cost.
                                                                                                            Mobile & Web ID 3865016                                                                                55+ comm, 2 bedrms + den,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   2 baths, near hospital, mall,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   turnpike, I95, $325,000 neg
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                                                                                                                                                                                                     THE PALM BEACH POST                       •        SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2009                           3F

                   NEI GHBOR HOOD O F T HE WEEK                                                                                       Heatherlake at The Meadows of Boynton Beach

             On a
  It only has two streets, but that is more
than enough room for residents here who say
they’ve found ‘their perfect fit.’

                               By ELIZABETH CLARKE
                          Special to The Palm Beach Post
     BOYNTON BEACH — Here’s a place that many
  drive by, but few suspect as a cozy and comfortable
  place to live.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             TAYLOR JONES/Staff Photographer
     It’s right off of Congress Avenue, where it looks
  like a selection of condos and villas. But take that
  turn — it isn’t gated — and meander through The
  Meadows and you’ll find 10 neighborhoods, with                                                                                              JOEL and ANGIE DUBERSTEIN
  1,359 residences in all, and a place for folks of nearly
  any age and income to find a home.                                                                      THEIR HOME: A 4-bedroom,                         friend who owned that house that                                        the neighborhood’s condition has
     Heatherlake at The Meadows is one of those                                                           3-bath home with a little more than              they’d shared way back when.                                            improved in their time there. And
  neighborhoods. Here, modest homes sit on small lots                                                     2,000 square feet total.                            And the friend, who had moved                                        they love the location.
  surrounding a pretty lake. Retirees, working people                                                                                                      to Orlando, offered to sell them the                                       “For us, the amenities are really
  and families with kids all fill the well-kept homes,                                                       WHEN THEY MOVED IN: 2001                      house — for an affordable price                                         the location and being able to be
  which are surrounded by neatly trimmed yards and                                                           WHAT THEY PAID: $115,000                      — and the Dubersteins jumped at                                         anyplace we need to go within a half
  tidy sidewalks.                                                                                            CURRENT VALUE (from              the chance. Joel’s original bedroom                                     hour,” Joel says.
     And residents probably know or recognize most of                                                     $215,000                                         now is his office.                                                         Angie, a cosmetologist, is close to
  their neighbors because the neighborhood has just                                                          WHY THEY LOVE IT: The Dubersteins                “They say you can’t go home                                          her work in River Bridge. They like
  75 homes and two streets.                                                                               love this neighborhood for its close-            again, but I did,” he says, laughing.                                   their cul-de-sac and everything here
     “What I like about the neighborhood is it’s small,”                                                  to-everything convenience, but the                  Joel and Angie have redone much                                      has fit them well.
  says resident Howard Solomon, also a real estate                                                        house holds a little more meaning to             of the house: kitchen, flooring, roof,                                     Since the Dubersteins don’t play
  agent with Century 21 Tenace. “It’s not one of these                                                    Joel than most homes.                            air-conditioner, garage door. “It’s                                     cards or need other amenities,
  gigantic communities where nobody knows any-                                                               He first saw the house when a                 almost a rebuilt house,” he says. “We                                   they’re happy with the community
  body.”                                                                                                  buddy was having it built back in                love it.”                                                               and the monthly $68 homeowners’
     For community cohesion and for security rea-                                                         1991. “I saw the walls,” Joel recalls. A            Truth is, they didn’t expect to                                      association fee.
  sons, that’s an advantage, he says.                                                                     few months later, Joel moved into the            stay in the neighborhood long. But                                          “It’s just been a very good fit for
     “If there’s a stranger on the street, someone will                                                   house with his friend, as a renter.              they’ve settled in to such a comfort-                                   us,” Joel says. “It’s just a nice, quiet
  look,” he says. “And every street ends in a cul-de-sac.                                                    A few years later, Joel and Angie             able place that they can’t imagine                                      community. We’re very happy.”
  There’s no through traffic.”                                                                            got married. He moved into her                   leaving.                                                                                        – Elizabeth Clarke
     The lake and the bits of open space within the                                                       house, they bought a townhouse,                     Joel, who works in Deerfield
                                                                                                          and then he happened to talk to his              Beach as a property manager, says
                                                          See HEATHERLAKE, 4F >

            Total number of homes:                         75                     Homes listed for sale:            4
             Median homes sales price last year:                                    $270,000
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4F     THE PALM BEACH POST              •      SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2009

                  NEI GHBOR HOOD O F T HE WEEK                                                            Heatherlake at The Meadows of Boynton Beach

                  Perks include wildlife, shopping, schools
>    HEATHERLAKE from 3F
larger Meadows community, with its walk-
ing paths and little parks, makes this a                                                                                                                                                                  Heatherlake at
                                                                                                                                                                                         Hypoluxo Rd. The Meadows of
welcoming place for more than just people,                                                                                                                                                                Boynton Beach
   “It’s like a wildlife sanctuary,” says Che-
rie Moldvay, also a Heatherlake resident                                                                                                                                                                         .
and real estate agent. Moldvay, who works

                                                                                                                                                                                                          s Blvd
                                                                                                                                                                                    Lawrence Rd.
for Keller Williams, lives on the lake and

sees all variety of wildlife every morning

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Congress Ave.
when she lets her dog out the back door:
Ibis, wood storks, blue jays, woodpeckers
and many others.                                                                                                                                                                                   Miner Rd.
   “I ended up buying here after I did an
open house for this house and fell in love
with the view and the birds,” Moldvay says.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           BRENNAN KING/Staff Artist
   Most of the homes in Heatherlake have
two or three bedrooms, two baths and
two-car garages with screened patios. Most
range in size from about 1,450 square feet
to about 1,900 square feet.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   ON THE
   Today, homes are selling for $200,000
to $275,000, depending on their condition.
                                                                                                                                           TAYLOR JONES/Staff Photographer

                                                               LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION: Heatherlake homeowners love the wildlife, but it’s the conve-
They were built in the early 1990s, so                         nience to shopping, the variety of restaurants, and the good schools that they love the most.                         A sample of homes for sale
homes with kitchens and bathrooms that                                                                                                                                                    in Heatherlake
have been updated cost more.
   Residents pay $68 a month in homeown-                       and all the other shops and restaurants in            Heatherlake, like communities through-
ers dues that the master association and                       the area. A large Boynton Beach park sits          out the county, has had some short sales
the Heatherlake/Lakeshore sub-association                      just in front of the community, and Pub-           and foreclosures. But not enough to affect
share. Heatherlake and Lakeshore are two                       lix and other stores are right around the          the master association or sub-associations
of the Meadows’ 10 subdivisions, joined                        corner.                                            so far, says Terry Longeran, president of
together in one sub-association because                           Potential buyers like “the location, loca-      the Meadows master association.
they’re close to each other and share ac-                      tion, location,” Moldvay says. “In 5 minutes,         “Overall, we’re lucky in that it really
cess to the pool in Lakeshore.                                 you can be at every restaurant, the movies,        does not affect our dollars monthly,” she
   Dues also cover insurance, common-                          the Boynton mall, anywhere. There’s even a         says. “We’re pretty fortunate that we don’t
area landscaping and irrigation, and lake                      new elementary school on Hypoluxo.”                have a majority” of short sales or foreclo-
maintenance, plus maintenance of the                              That’s Heatherlake’s designated school,         sures.
playgrounds and tennis courts in The                           Freedom Shores Elementary, along with                 Heatherlake hasn’t been the hardest hit
Meadows.                                                       Tradewinds Middle and Santaluces High.             within The Meadows, she says. In fact,
   But residents seem to like the location                     Both the elementary and middle schools are         although Longeran lives in Windermere,
most of all.                                                   A-rated. Santaluces earned a C last year.          she likes Heatherlake a lot.                                                     $269,900
   It’s between Hypoluxo Road and Gate-                           “This location, I just love it,” says Mold-        “It’s a great community,” she says. “I                                (57 Heather Cove Drive)
way Boulevard, just west of Congress,                          vay, who sold her home in western Palm             would love to move to Heatherlake. I just                  A 3-bedroom, 2-bath home with large, roofed patio
meaning the community is close to the                          Beach County 16 years ago and has been in          love it there.”                                            with skylights overlooking the lake. Eat-in kitchen
Boynton Beach Mall, a new SuperTarget                          the Meadows ever since.                                                                                       with bay window, newer appliances and granite
                                                                                                                                                                             countertops. The master bath has a walk-in shower
                                                                                                                                                                             and a Roman tub. Total living square footage is 1,454.
                                                                                                                                                                             Listed by Cherie Moldvay, Keller Williams.

                         .                                          History of home sales in Heatherlake

                                                                    YEAR        SALES       MINIMUM PRICE         MEDIAN PRICE          MAXIMUM PRICE



                             La eath


                               ke er


                                                                    1995           3           $112,000               $119,000              $128,000




                                                                    1997           7           $113,000               $115,000              $118,000

                                                                    1999           8           $112,000               $119,750              $140,000
                                                                    2001          10           $131,900               $146,000              $155,000
                        Heatherlake at The Meadows                  2003           8           $158,000               $179,000              $205,000
                        of Boynton Beach sales,
                                                                    2004           9           $206,300               $235,000              $260,000                                               $200,000
                        2006 to 2008
                            $270,000                                2005           1           $320,000               $320,000              $320,000                                      (50 Heather Cove Drive )
                                                                                                                                                                             Priced to sell. A 3-bedroom, 2-bath, 2-car garage
                            $285,000                                2006           4           $289,000               $320,300              $340,000                         home on scenic lakefront lot. Large screened patio
                            $289,000                                                                                                                                         with hot tub. Split bedroom plan. Master bath has a
                            $319,600 to $321,000                    2007           1           $285,000               $285,000              $285,000                         Roman tub and walk-in shower. Newly painted (inside
                                                                                                                                                                             and out) and brand new carpet throughout. Listed by
                            $340,000                                2008           1           $270,000               $270,000              $270,000                         Cherie Moldvay, Keller Williams.

                                   BRENNAN KING/Staff Artist                                          Mapping and data analysis by William M. Hartnett

MICHELLE and ALEX GONZALEZ (with their children Max, 2½ , and Mia, 1)
THEIR HOME: A 3-bedroom, 2-bath                         existed,” says Michelle, although they       Palm Beach, where she is director of
home with a 2-car garage and almost                     had been to the city park right in front     special events for Easter Seals. Alex
1,500 square feet of living space, plus                 of The Meadows.                              owns a lawn company and drives
                                                           When they took a look, they liked         throughout the area but easy access to
a pool. They’re also on the lake and a                  what they saw — especially the house         Interstate 95 makes it easy.
cul-de-sac.                                             they eventually bought.                         “I feel like we’re literally right in the
                                                           “We fell in love with the cul-de-sac      middle of everything,” Michelle says.
   WHEN THEY MOVED IN: June 2003                        because we knew we wanted to have               They’ve also got great neighbors
   WHAT THEY PAID: $191,000                             kids,” Michelle says. “And it’s only two     and A-rated Freedom Shores Elemen-
   CURRENT VALUE (from                     streets in here so there’s not a lot of      tary School right around the corner
$203,000                                                traffic anyway.”                             for when the kids get older. And did
   WHY THEY LOVE IT: Two things stand                      The house also was in good shape          they mention how much they love the
out for this young family: great cul-de-                because the woman who owned it               cul-de-sac?
sac and great location.                                 previously was only in it part-time.            “It’s fantastic. It’s so great,” Mi-
   Boynton Beach natives Michelle                       Still, Michelle and Alex have replaced       chelle says. “There are kids all around
and Alex Gonzalez started looking for                   and enlarged the kitchen, replaced the       us. When we come home from work,
a home about six years ago, while they                  flooring, repainted and put in a pool to     we are all outside. It’s a release for
were engaged. But Michelle’s sister                     make the house their own.                    everybody before we have to go in and
had to suggest the neighborhood to                         And the location works well for both      make dinner.”
them.                                                   of them. Michelle commutes about 25
   “We never even knew this area                                                                                            – Elizabeth Clarke
                                                        minutes each way to downtown West                                                                                                                BRUCE R. BENNETT/Staff Photographer
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                                                                                                                                            THE PALM BEACH POST        •      SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2009               5F

                                                 SUDOKU                                                       Lights, camera, action for area Realtor
           PATIO                                 Complete the grid so that every row,
                                                 column and 3x3 box contains every
                                                                                                                 In home and garden television, like real
                                                                                                              estate, location is everything.
                                                                                                                                                                                   closed in February 2008,
                                                                                                                                                                                   got a great deal on their

                                                 number from 1 to 9.                                             Last year, Realtor Gilbert Orr, who                               home at the time, in today’s
                                                                                                              works for Remax Prestige in downtown                                 foreclosure-driven market
                                                                                                              West Palm Beach, was talking to the                                  their house would sell for
                                                                                                              captain of his 47-foot motoryacht, when                              about $225,000.
                                                                                                              the man’s brother, a photographer for the                               “This is when sellers
                                                                                                              HGTV show House Hunters, called.                                     were still trying to keep
                                                                                                                 “You don’t know any Realtors down                                 their prices high. We had
                                                                                                              there, do you?” the brother asked.                  Orr: Makes       to find someone who was
                                                                                                                 “As a matter of fact, I’m talking to one         his national     actually motivated to sell,”
                                                                                                              right now,” Captain Fred Hull said and                               said Orr who described the
                                                                                                                                                                  TV debut
       Two of your favorite                                                                                   handed Orr the phone.
                                                                                                                 Being in the right place at the right time       on HGTV’s
                                                                                                                                                                                   three-day shoot as “total
                                                                                                                                                                                   fun” but almost as slow as
                                                                                                                                                                  House Hunters waiting for the housing
      puzzles for a relaxing                                                                                  led to Orr’s debut on House Hunters Sunday
                                                                                                              night. The show follows Realtors and their          Sunday.          market to rebound.
        Saturday at home                                                                                      clients as they balance budgets against
                                                                                                              domestic desires.
                                                                                                                                                                                      “I can normally show
                                                                                                                                                                  a house in 15 minutes, but taping just one
      in your favorite chair.                                                                                    The show’s cameras were rolling in
                                                                                                              April and again in August of last year as
                                                                                                                                                                  house took six hours. They had to light
                                                                                                                                                                  each room, then had to shoot us in each
                                                                                                              Orr helped airline pilot Keith Sternberg            room and each room without us,” Orr said.
                                                                                                              and his wife, Linda, reenact their search              Slowing the pace even further, an
    Answers to Sudoku and Patio                                                                               for a home in a Palm Beach County gated             electrical transformer exploded in the Wel-
   Puzzle can be found on Page 2F                DIFFICULTY RATING:   +++==                                   community. The birth of their daughter,             lington neighborhood where one house was
                                                                                                              Mia, had made their 900-square foot Palm            located. The production shut down until
                                                                                                              Beach condo a size too small.                       FPL could restore power.
                                                                                                                 After showing them homes in Welling-                The crew also taped interviews with
                                                                                                              ton and in Madison Green in Royal Palm              Orr in his downtown office and on the
                                                                                                              Beach, the couple bought a 3-bedroom, 2.5-          fly-bridge of his boat. Orr’s 30 minutes
THE PATIO PUZZLE                 This week: Soft Touch                                                        bath home in Andros Isle, off Okeechobee
                                                                                                              Boulevard, for $250,000.
                                                                                                                                                                  of national fame begins at 8 p.m. Sunday
                                                                                                                                                                  night with a rerun at midnight on HGTV.
                                                                                                                 Although Orr says the Sternbergs, who                                      — Barbara Marshall

                                                                                                              THE CALENDAR                                              It’s a garden party!
                                                                                                                  THIS WEEK                                              ‘Can’t repeat the past? Why of course
                                                                                                                                                                     you can!’ insisted Jay Gatsby, a belief
                                                                                                                                                                     shared by the organizers of the March
                                                                                                                  A Craft Show and Raffle benefiting the             15 Gatsby in the Garden fund-raiser by
                                                                                                              soup kitchen at Caridad Clinic, 11 a.m.-3              the Friends of Mounts Botanical Garden.
                                                                                                              p.m. Sunday, in the Tivoli Reserve commu-              Fringed dresses and beaded headbands
                                                                                                              nity, 11045 Via Sorrento, off Hagen Ranch              are the dress code for the Sunday after-
                                                                                                              Road, south of Woolbright Road, west of                noon party that includes vintage cars and
                                                                                                              Boynton Beach. Jewelry, stained glass,                 fashions, a silent auction and wine for
                                                                                                              carved wood objects, large handmade Japa-              the swells to swill. Tickets are $75 each;
                                                                                                              nese-style dolls, painting and sculpture.              reservations are required by Friday. For
                                                                                                              At the gatehouse, ask for directions to the            more information, call (561) 233-1757.
                                                                                                              craft show. Free admission. (561) 737-6336.
                                                                                                                  Jewelry As Status: Through the Centuries of
                                                                                                              Change, 2 p.m. Monday, The Delray Beach
                                                                                                              Public Library, 100 W. Atlantic Ave., Delray        Davenport, county archaeologist, speaks.
                                                                                                              Beach. Phyllis Annunziato, Boca Raton’s             In celebration if Archaeology Month. (561)
                                                                                                              award-winning artist and jewelry designer,          966-6686.
                                                                                                              speaks and shows slides of jewelry in his-             Film and discussion: Sense of Wonder: Ra-
                                                                                                              tory. (561) 266-9490.                               chel Carson’s love for the natural world and
                                                                                                                  The Boca Raton Garden Club meets, 1 p.m.        her fight to defend it, 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday,
                                                                                                              Tuesday, Boca Raton Garden Clubhouse,               SFWMD Auditorium, 3301 Gun Club Road,
                                                                                                              4281 N.W. Third Ave. Gloria Blake will              West Palm Beach. Rosa Durando, board
                                                                                                              demonstrate flower designs for your home.           member and chair of the Audubon Society
                                                                                                              (561) 395-9376.                                     of the Everglades Conservation Commit-
                                                                                                                  Armchair Travel Series: Black Sea High-         tee, leads the discussion. Sponsored by the
                                                                                                              lights, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Delray Beach Public         Palm Beach County Planning Congress.
                                                                                                              Library. Ocean Ridge photographer Joyce             Free. Reservations needed. Call (561) 742-
                                                                                                              Bruck will show photos of the people, flora         7791.
                                                                                                              and fauna, architecture and scenery. Free.             Author Barbara E. Joe speaks, 2 p.m. Thurs-
                                                                                                              Call (561) 266-9490.                                day, Delray Beach Public Library. Joe, the
                                                                                                                  Taiko Workshop, 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday,            author of Triumph & Hope: Golden Years
                                                                                                              Morikami Museum and Japanese Gar-                   with the Peace Corps in Honduras, speaks
                                                                                                              dens, 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray               about its ups and downs, adventures and
                                                                                                              Beach. A hands-on workshop in taiko, the            challenges. (561) 266-9490.
                                                                                                              traditional Japanese practice of drumming.             The 7th Annual Chalk Walk Street Paint-
                                                                                                              Presented by Taishi, the Young Profes-              ing Contest, Friday and March 7, along the
                                                                                                              sionals Group from The Morikami. $45.               Indian River in Veterans Memorial Park
                                                                                                              Reservations. Call (561) 495-0233, Ext. 214.        in Historic Downtown Fort Pierce. To
                                                                                                                                        reserve space, call (772)465-063 or e-mail
                                                                                                                  West Palm One Hundred Happy Hour at Top
                                                                                                              of the Point, 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Phillips            Ascension Council of Catholic Women’s An-
                                                                                                              Point 777 South Flagler Drive, West Palm            nual Rummage Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday
                                                                                                              Beach. Join The West Palm One Hundred               and March 7, Ascension Parish Family Cen-
                                                                                                              at the latest Breakers Hotel restaurant in          ter, 7250 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton.
                                                                                                              the newly renovated Phillips Point Club,            Home décor and furniture, tools, bedding,
                                                                                                              atop the Phillips Point Building. Donation          books, toys, clothing, jewelry. Free admis-
                                                                                                              of $10 members, $15 non-members includes            sion and parking. (561) 251-7914.
                                                                                                              a free drink and appetizers, and benefits
                                                                                                              the Young Friends of the Arthur R. Mar-
                                                                                                              shall Foundation. Reservations. Call Eric             COMING UP
                                                                                                              Lieberman at (561) 282-6383.
                                                                                                                  Children’s Nature Series: Manatees, 2:30           Tea Ceremony Workshop, 1-3:30 p.m. March
                                                                                                              p.m. Tuesday, Daggerwing Nature Center,             7, The Morikami Museum Seishin-an Tea
                                                                                                              South County Regional Park, 11200 Park              House, 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray
                                                                                                              Access Road, off Cain Boulevard between             Beach. Learn how to be a guest at a Tea
                                                                                                              Glades Road and Yamato Road, in western             Ceremony and how to make a bowl of tea
                                                                                                              Boca Raton. For ages 3-6. $4 per child. Res-        and serve it to a guest. $35. Reservations.
                                                                                                              ervations required. Call (561) 629-8760.            (561) 495-0233, Ext. 210.
                                                                                                                  Rain Barrel Workshop, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday,         Edible Gardens, 9:30 a.m. to noon March
                                                                                                              Leighton Park, 2701 S.E. Cornell Ave., at           7, Mounts Botanical Garden Auditorium,
                                                                                                              the base of Palm City Bridge, Palm City.            559 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach.
                                                                                                              Learn how to recycle your rain water. $35           Learn all about growing and preparing
                                                                                                              per kit. Reservations. (772) 288-5654.              heart-healthy vegetables and fruits from
                                                                                                                  Lecture: Archaeological finds from the Boyer    Palm Beach County Cooperative Exten-
                                                                                                              Survey of Lake Okeechobee, 3-4 p.m. Wednes-         sion Service faculty Keith Patton and Ada
                                                                                                              day, Green Cay Nature Center, 12800 Ha-             Medina-Solórzano. Free. (561) 233-1742.
                                                                                                              gen Ranch Road, Boynton Beach. Christian                                         — Janis Fontaine

TIPS FROM THE HOME TEAM                      New doorknobs, paint transform homes
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sive ideas that give big results:                improvement stores have a huge variety of             sound control, change hollow interior doors
   Z Change your cabinet knobs. In the           knobs. Also check Anthropologie and Resto-            to solid wood versions, then add interesting
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nickel, chrome or bronze would immedi-                Z Also in the kitchen, consider changing your       Z Crown molding and chair rails add layers
ately freshen up older cabinets. While you’re    backsplash. Mosaics or subway tile (rectan-           or architectural interest.                            Our expert:
at it, take a look at your dresser drawers and   gular tiles) can add color and charm to a                Z Remember that paint is the most effective        Mary Thornton,
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