Thursday, November 3, 2011

Barry’s Buzz – Nov. 3, 2011

What a coup for Lynn University for landing the last presidential debate on Oct. 22. 2012. A traffic light will be installed on Military Trail, and the entrances there and at Potomoc Rd. will be widened..
The Yard House restaurant will be opening 10,000 sq. ft. in Mizner Park next to the closed Zed451.
Former Broward County School Superintendent Jim Notter has joined the board at South Tech Academy, a, 13,000 career choice magnet Charter School in Boynton Beach,,
E. Wayne Gent was named to be Palm Beach County interim School Superintendent.
County Commissioner Burt Aaronson proposed a referendum for casinos in Palm Beach County.
U.S. Rep. Connie Mack will be entering the Florida primary for U.S. Senate.
Boca businessmen Art Falcone, Net Siegel and Malcolm Butters got $33 million for Boca Village Center.
Boca resident and astronaut Edgar Mitchell agreed to return a camera he used on his 1972 Apollo 14 moon mission. It will be donated to the National Air and Space Museum in Washington by NASA.
BB&T Corp. is buying 78 remaining branches of BankAtlantic, its deposits and parts of its loan portfolio. The BankAtlantic Center name will probably change to the BB&T Center in a few months.
Former County Commissioner Bob Kanjian has joined Baker Real Estate LLC as Exec. V. President.
Ruden McClosky filed bankruptcy and will merge with Greenspoon Marder Dec. 1.
Syms and Filene’s basement have filed bankruptcy and will close all 46 stores.
R.I.P Dorothy Rodham, mother of Hillary Clinton who died Tuesday. Family services are private.
If you know of anyone in need of addiction referral services contact
Tickets are $5.00 includes the movie and a question and answer session with Mitchell Waife, grandson of Sholem Aleichem following the 7:00pm movie.SHOLEM ALEICHEM
, a new documentary on the great Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem
"Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness," about the man who wrote poignantly of Eastern European Jewry in the 19th and 20th centuries. The 93-minute documentary about Sholem Rabinowitz — Sholemm Aleichem was a pen name — who was best known for creating the Russian milkman Tevyye, the central character of "Fiddler on the Roof." ...
Barry Epstein Live internet television show airs Friday at 10 a.m. on with guests Roxanne Pulitzer, gossip columnist Jose Lambiet, Palm Beach Pops’ Miquel Lima, and political professor Robert Watson. Tune in to win free movie tickets to the Cinemark, Movies of Delray & Movies of Lake Worth.
If you would like to see a free performance of After the Revolution as my guest at the Caldwell Theatre Friday evening, go to for info and directions and call Nedra to have two complimentary tickets at the Will Call window for you.
Free golf lessons for children and adults, demos of the latest clubs and a chance to win $5,000 in a hole-in-one contest Saturday on the first anniversary of the Osprey Point Golf Course in West Boca.
Lend Me a Tenor is still playing at the Stage Door Theatre on Sample Road in Coral Springs. Call 954. 344.7765 or visit for more information or to order tickets.
Movies opening Friday at the Cinemark Palace are: Tower Heist with Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy, A Very Harold & Kumar Xmas in 3D, The Son of No One and The Skin I live in. Movies of Delray continues with Margin Call with Kevin Spacey, Demi Moore, etc. and opens Gainbourg A Heroic Life. Movies of Lake Worth opens Margin Call. Due to its summer success, Sarahs Key is coming back to area theatres.
Auntie Mame will be at Boca High, Nov. 3-5. Tickets are $8 & $12. Call 561.338.1533 or visit www,
The season kick-off to The Palm Beach Pops, the best musical organization in the county, will be Nov. 4 with the sounds of the big bands. Tickets at or call 561,832.7677.
The Tale of the Allergists Wife opens Nov. 4 at the Willow Theatre in Sugar Sand Park. For more information and/or the Boca Raton Theatre Guild, visit, or call 561.948.2601.
Think Pink Rocks Concert is at Mizner Park Nov. 4. Tickets at or call 888.612.4190.
Jim Leher will be the featured speaker at Lynn University, Nov. 9, 6:30 to 7:30 P.M. Tickets are $25. For more information, please call 561-237-9000 or go to
The American Health Society and the United States Marine Corps League sponsors the SALUTE TO VETERANS Luncheon, Nov. 11, This patriotic event will include remarks by U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch and a special reading by award-winning soldier-poet Brian Turner, whose appearance is courtesy of the Palm Beach Poetry Festival. The cost is $40 per person. RSVP to 561.361.9091.
Chris Evert/Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Tennis classic will be Nov. 11-13 at the Delray Beach Tennis Center and Boca Raton Resort & Club. Call 561.394.2400 or visit
The Luxury Chamber Network event will be Monday, Nov. 14 at Shula’s steak house on the beach. Go to for information and reservations.

Barry Epstein, APR, Senior Vice President of Regan Communications Group, (, is a noted public relations, marketing and political consultant based in Boca Raton, and is the president of the Luxury Chamber of Commerce (, and the founder and former president of the West Boca Chamber of Commerce (, with a weekly internet television show on His websites are and, now a division of His email is or and his blog is on the Sun-Sentinel Jewish Journal web site: You can friend him on Face book at or follow him on Twitter @cme4pr. Fax items for the column to 561.451.0000 or email to:

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