Collecting comic books has been a lifelong adventure for Randy Lawrence.
“My dad kind of started me off,” he said. “I think it was his way of getting me to read.”
Over the past 50 years, his love for comic books has grown, as has his collection — that is until recently, when he stopped by his storage unit.
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Subculture Coffee among restaurants offering free food and drinks for furloughed federal workers – A South Florida-based restaurant and nightclub company is offering free meals and drinks for federal workers and their immediate family who are not getting paid during the government shutdown, which is now the longest in U.S. history.
Six Broward County teens face auto burglary charges in Boca Raton – Boca Raton police say they have been kept busy tracking down and arresting a half-dozen teens suspected of burglarizing automobiles in the city. Police say they stopped 18-year-old Tyre McNeal and a 15-year-old who were trying door handles in Vistazo. They say McNeal was in an unreported stolen vehicle from Vista Hills.
Tim Reynolds is Playing at the Funky Biscuit (1/26)– With a musical career spanning more than thirty-five years, guitarist and sonic innovator Tim Reynolds is known for his masterful command of melody and timing and for his uncanny ability to improvise on any instrument he touches.
Romeo & Juliet at Mizner Park Amphitheater (1/25, 1/26, 1/27) – Experience the passion, romance, and dazzling swordplay of this classic but profoundly relevant and entertaining production of Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet; one of the most famous and moving plays ever written. FREE admission for all to the beautiful Mizner Park Amphitheater in the heart of Boca Raton, Florida.
New Year’s Resolution Health and Wellness Event (1/25) – Enjoy a nice evening with food, music, drinks, and fun, promoting a positive start to your new year and well being!! Complimentary Stretching from Ex-Tensions, Acupuncture, Presentations, Natural beauty products, healthy and vegan food options, and local fitness professionals
Boca Raton Fine Art Show (1/26, 1/27) – Watercolor artist, Claudia Hafner is participating. Booth 113. Original watercolor paintings, large-format reproductions and giclee prints. Sea Turtles, birds, wildlife, flora.
A Night with the Stars: Sinatra, Streisand, and Bennett Tribute (1/26) – Join us at The Venu for a magical evening as we pay homage to some of the greatest artists of all time.
Politics and Business
Ted Deutch: If Donald Trump told Michael Cohen to lie it violates oath of office –Boca Raton’s Democratic U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch said on a national broadcast Friday morning that if reports are true that President Donald Trump told his then-lawyer Michael Cohen to lie about Russia then that would constitute a violation of Trump’s oath of office.
Polen Capital Increases Long-Term Alignment with Additional Equity Purchase–Polen Capital announced that on January 4, 2019, it purchased an additional 11% of the firm from the Polen Family Trust. Employees now own 71% of the firm. This purchase is part of the firm’s business strategy to further expand employee equity participation and to continue to align its success with the long-term success of its clients.
Joseph’s Classic Market Coming to Town Center at Boca Raton – Simon, a global leader in premier shopping, dining, entertainment and mixed-use destinations, announced that Joseph’s Classic Market will join Town Center at Boca Raton, opening in spring 2020. Joseph’s Classic Market will span 14,700 square feet situated on the former Piñon Grill and Blue Martini locations.
DeSantis pledges at least $2 million for Jewish school security, wants to sanction Airbnb –DeSantis said Tuesday he wants to sanction Airbnb over the company’s decision not to list properties in the West Bank. He also pledged to provide at least $2 million in funding for security at Jewish day schools.
Boca Company Sued For Exploding Vape Pen Battery -A South Florida man was critically injured by an exploding “vape pen battery” purchased at a Boca Raton Vaping store. That’s the claim made in a new lawsuit filed in Palm Beach County Circuit Court. According to the suit, Robert Cazenave purchased a vape pen battery manufactured by GTek Solutions, LLC, a now-defunct south Florida company. That battery was allegedly sold by “Boca Glades Market, LLC,” which operates under the names “Vapes and More III” and “BocaVapes, INC” in Boca Raton.