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Lime a Welcome Addition to the Growing List of Boca Mexican Restaurants

Lime a Welcome Addition to the Growing List of Boca Mexican Restaurants

Carly Poloskey, Editor-In-Chief

September 15, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Restaurants, Reviews

This summer, Shadowood Square on the northeast corner of Glades and State Road 7 welcomed its own quick service Mexican chain: Lime Fresh Mexican Grill. Lime will likely compete with the Tijuana Flats in the Misson Bay Plaza across the street and the Chipotle in the adjacent Westwinds of Boca....

Media hype over The Interview unwarranted

Jordan Rudnick, Sport's Editor

January 21, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

 Even before its theatrical release, The Interview was the topic of many real life interviews and debates regarding the propriety of the film and whether it should have been released or whether it was simply too insensitive and offensive to the North Korean government specifically Kim Jung Un. The ...

Restaurant Review: new Casa Tequila offers a refreshing Mexican alternative

Devin Fuller, Staff Writer

January 12, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

   Boca Raton is experiencing a chain restaurant take over, with more and more chain franchises popping up casting giant shadows over the numerous independent eateries around town. Casa Tequila is a hidden gem that can overthrow the Chipotle monarchy with its excellent atmosphere, service and food...

The Best of Me

The Best of Me

Mia Marks, Staff Writer

October 31, 2014


Filed under Movies, Reviews, Uncategorized

   From the author that created the renowned work, The Notebook comes another tearjerker that pulls at the heart strings: The Best of Me. Released on October 17, The Best of Me accumulated ten million dollars at the box office to round out its opening weekend.    The Best of Me follows the lives of ...

Coldplay: Ghost Stories

Coldplay: Ghost Stories

Carly Poloskey, Staff Writer

May 21, 2014


Filed under Music, Reviews, Uncategorized

Coldplay’s sixth studio album, Ghost Stories, is a clear deviation from the British rock band’s usual anthemic appeal. Somber and somewhat demure, the album relates the message of a love lost. Lead singer, Chris Martin’s, recent split with his wife Gwyneth Paltrow plays a painstakingly obvious...

The Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars

Allison Bangert, Staff Writer

May 5, 2014


Filed under Reviews, Uncategorized

Written by modern literary marvel, John Green, The Fault in Our Stars has received much praise, including the #1 New York Times Bestseller. The Fault in Our Stars is a classic tale of a forbidden love story. Antagonist, Hazel Grace Lancaster, falls madly in love with the charming Augustus Waters when...

Señor Burrito: Delicious Mexican Food in East Boca

Señor Burrito: Delicious Mexican Food in East Boca

Aly Zofcin, Print Editor

April 19, 2014


Filed under Restaurants, Reviews, Uncategorized

Where there is a war between Chipotle and Moe’s, we have one more Mexican dining establishment to add to the list: Senor Burrito. Somewhat out of the way, and located in a rather off-putting shopping center in East Boca, Senor Burrito is the home of some very authentic Mexican cuisine. You shouldn’t...

Of Mice & Men: Restoring Force

Of Mice & Men: Restoring Force

Jake Gelberg, Staff Writer

March 14, 2014


Filed under Music, Reviews, Uncategorized

Big, brave, bold. Welcome to the year of the mouse. In the years following their sophomore album The Flood, metal core outfit Of Mice & Men have been slowly evolving. From member changes to new musical influences, the band has been taking many steps towards something more than just “that...

Yard House at Mizner Park

Yard House at Mizner Park

Alec Fisher, Staff Writer

February 15, 2014


Filed under Restaurants, Reviews, Uncategorized

Mizner Park is the hottest spot in Boca, and it became even more popular when the Yard House arrived in 2012. Featuring an award-winning array of American cuisine from salads, pastas, sandwiches, and seafood to burgers, steaks, tacos, and poultry, the Yard House truly has it all. Depending on how hungry...

Jimmy The Greek: Atmosphere Derails Experience

Jimmy The Greek: Atmosphere Derails Experience

Jeff Ruben, Online Editor and Staff Writer

January 29, 2014


Filed under Restaurants, Reviews, Uncategorized

The phrase “don’t judge a book by its cover” aptly applies to Boca Raton Greek restaurant, Jimmy The Greek. Located on Glades Road and Boca Rio, Greek food institution Jimmy The Greek is housed in a 1980s style building with a rickety wooden deck directly outside. Inside, you will be seated at...

Panera Bread: Worth the Dough?

Panera Bread: Worth the Dough?

Aashish Madamanchi, Contributing Writer

January 28, 2014


Filed under Restaurants, Reviews, Uncategorized

Panera Bread, Mission Bay Plaza, Boca Raton Panera Bread is known for its classic cafe atmosphere, filled with businessmen sitting in booths, firing away at their iPhones while accompanied by the presence of smooth jazz in the background. This Panera is up to par in most areas but lags behind its...

Delivery Man doesn’t really deliver anything

Delivery Man doesn’t really deliver anything

Stephanie Judd, Assistant Editor and Staff Writer

January 28, 2014


Filed under Movies, Reviews

Delivery Man tells the story David Wozniak (Vince Vaughn, The Internship), a meat-truck driver who is obviously down on his luck. With huge debt,  a poor-paying job, and a girlfriend who does not want to be with him, this saddened man has accepted that this is his life and there’s no changing it. ...

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