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Tony Doris

Tony Doris covers West Palm Beach. He has worked at the Post for a decade, as a government editor, Palm Beach Gardens reporter and Investigative Team reporter.

Latest from Tony Doris

Movie producer and famed architect could team for ‘tent site’ project
 The city’s most prominent gateway location for development — the ‘tent site’ at Okeechobee Boulevard and South Dixie Highway — is once again a glint in developers’ eyes, despite the fact West Palm has held off on offering up the property while consultants figure out how to fix downtown’s worsening...

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The city’s most prominent gateway location for development — the ‘tent site’ at Okeechobee Boulevard and South Dixie Highway — is once again a glint in developers’ eyes, despite the fact West Palm has held off on offering up the property while consultants figure out how to fix downtown’s worsening...
Litt touts organization, experience in defeating Russo in Gardens race
 Pharmacist Rachelle Litt soundly beat political scion Joe Russo Jr. for the City Council Group 5 seat Tuesday. It had been a tight race between Litt, 61, who lives in PGA National, and Russo Jr., 27, a Midtown resident who is executive director of Palm Beach Tech and son of longtime council member Joe Russo. Litt attributed the win to...

Posted: 7 hours ago

Pharmacist Rachelle Litt soundly beat political scion Joe Russo Jr. for the City Council Group 5 seat Tuesday. It had been a tight race between Litt, 61, who lives in PGA National, and Russo Jr., 27, a Midtown resident who is executive director of Palm Beach Tech and son of longtime council member Joe Russo. Litt attributed the win to...
This is Bike to Work Week
 With all the development projects in the works, driving around West Palm Beach isn’t getting easier. One of the city’s answers to that is to encourage you to leave your car behind and try a bike. With that in mind, you might join other West Palm Beach bicycle commuters this week for Bike-to-Work Week, March 27 – 31. The...

Posted: a day ago

With all the development projects in the works, driving around West Palm Beach isn’t getting easier. One of the city’s answers to that is to encourage you to leave your car behind and try a bike. With that in mind, you might join other West Palm Beach bicycle commuters this week for Bike-to-Work Week, March 27 – 31. The...
Struggling Village Baptist takes shelter under Family Church umbrella
 Village Baptist, struggling to hold its ground with diminishing membership and resources, will take shelter under the umbrella of fast-expanding Family Church, a West Palm institution that has absorbed several Palm Beach County churches in recent years. The membership of Village voted 82 to 40 on Sunday to partner with Family, which plans...

Posted: a day ago

Village Baptist, struggling to hold its ground with diminishing membership and resources, will take shelter under the umbrella of fast-expanding Family Church, a West Palm institution that has absorbed several Palm Beach County churches in recent years. The membership of Village voted 82 to 40 on Sunday to partner with Family, which plans...
Mind the gap: Flagler Bridge lane closure coming
 This word, from the Florida Department of Transportation: The Flagler Memorial Bridge will have nightly lane closures from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday, April 3, to Wednesday, April 5, with closures alternating between eastbound and westbound lanes. One lane will remain open during this time. Flaggers will direct traffic as work is done on...

Posted: a day ago

This word, from the Florida Department of Transportation: The Flagler Memorial Bridge will have nightly lane closures from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday, April 3, to Wednesday, April 5, with closures alternating between eastbound and westbound lanes. One lane will remain open during this time. Flaggers will direct traffic as work is done on...
See renderings: Work starts in April on new Southern Blvd. bridges
 Plans are moving forward for an April start to replace the Southern Boulevard bridges, despite this week’s announcement that the completion of the Flagler Memorial Bridge, three-and-a-half miles to the north, will be delayed until June. About 100 locals packed a St. Catherine Greek Orthodox Church meeting room Wednesday evening, at...

Posted: 10 days ago

Plans are moving forward for an April start to replace the Southern Boulevard bridges, despite this week’s announcement that the completion of the Flagler Memorial Bridge, three-and-a-half miles to the north, will be delayed until June. About 100 locals packed a St. Catherine Greek Orthodox Church meeting room Wednesday evening, at...
Inside look at West Palm’s soon-to-open, high-end Dixie Hwy wine cellar
 A championship powerboat racer and a pilot, Dan Lawrence has found another outlet for his passions. Next month he’s scheduled to open Loomis Cellars at 3234 S. Dixie Highway. Over the past several months, he has been transforming the unassuming former antique shop into a climatological fortress to protect clients’ collections...

Posted: 11 days ago

A championship powerboat racer and a pilot, Dan Lawrence has found another outlet for his passions. Next month he’s scheduled to open Loomis Cellars at 3234 S. Dixie Highway. Over the past several months, he has been transforming the unassuming former antique shop into a climatological fortress to protect clients’ collections...
Struggling Village Baptist asks members to OK takeover by large church
 The venerable Village Baptist Church, struggling with membership, money and maintenance, has asked its Village Boulevard congregation to approve joining much larger Family Church, an institution assembling a network of campuses around Palm Beach County. Village has scheduled a town hall meeting 6:30 p.m., Wednesday “to review the facts...

Posted: 11 days ago

The venerable Village Baptist Church, struggling with membership, money and maintenance, has asked its Village Boulevard congregation to approve joining much larger Family Church, an institution assembling a network of campuses around Palm Beach County. Village has scheduled a town hall meeting 6:30 p.m., Wednesday “to review the facts...
West Palm’s perfect traffic storm — Trump, boat show, bridge construction
 Though north bridge traffic will remain squeezed to two lanes for construction and A1A access to south bridge traffic potentially restricted by the president’s presence this weekend and maybe next, at least next weekend the middle Royal Park bridge will stay easy and breezy for motorists, providing much needed-access through...

Posted: 11 days ago

Though north bridge traffic will remain squeezed to two lanes for construction and A1A access to south bridge traffic potentially restricted by the president’s presence this weekend and maybe next, at least next weekend the middle Royal Park bridge will stay easy and breezy for motorists, providing much needed-access through...
Happy 98th to WWII vet Harold Lynn
 Harold Lynn rattles off his list: two kids, six grandchildren and — “are you sitting down? — 22 great-grandchildren.” Lynn, of Palm Beach, turns 98 on March 20. A Coast Guard seaman in World War II, for four years he was stationed on a troop transport with hotelier Conrad Hilton at the helm. When he went into the service...

Posted: 12 days ago

Harold Lynn rattles off his list: two kids, six grandchildren and — “are you sitting down? — 22 great-grandchildren.” Lynn, of Palm Beach, turns 98 on March 20. A Coast Guard seaman in World War II, for four years he was stationed on a troop transport with hotelier Conrad Hilton at the helm. When he went into the service...
Have your say, as West Palm peddles bicycle plan
 West Palm Beach is working on a Bike Master Plan to link bike routes throughout the city and get more people on bikes and out of cars, and the city wants your help. Consultants McMahon Associates is conducting a Bike Master Plan study and will make recommendations as to where the routes should be. The City will host a series...

Posted: 14 days ago

West Palm Beach is working on a Bike Master Plan to link bike routes throughout the city and get more people on bikes and out of cars, and the city wants your help. Consultants McMahon Associates is conducting a Bike Master Plan study and will make recommendations as to where the routes should be. The City will host a series...