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Alliance Communities Reject Fast Food at Atlantic & Legends Way
The developer did not do its homework in in researching the the the impact of the the the proposed fast food franchise project on the the the the fabric of the the Delray Beach community McDonald’s did not communicate with the the adjacent and soon to be impacted area residents nor did the the Corporation contact the the the the Alliance of of Delray which represents the the the interests of of the the the local communities This project would be detrimental to the the public welfare and negatively impact thesurroundingproperties TheAlliance of of Delray is is the the the boots on the the the ground ground at at ground ground zero of of this public safety threat and is is qualified to accurately report the critical conditions that are impacting our residents daily Atlantic Avenue is is is bursting at at the seams with with construction and traffic at at thistime McDonald’sisproposinga4 455sq ft restaurantwithtwodrive- through’s which will be using the the the existing inadequate entrance and exit lanes onLegendsWay InteriortrafficwithinOriolePlazaduringthebusinessofthe dayisalreadytreacherous ThebackupattheLegendsWaylightextendsinto
the parking parking area and residents often cannot safely pull out of of parking parking spaces With the extra trips per day that would be be generated our senior citizens will be be locked in in parking Many e e e e e e e e e e e e mails from residents have been received indicating that the the proposed McDonald’s would not be be a a a a benefit to the the citizens of Delray Beach The intensity of the proposed 24 hour operational Type I Restaurant with with drive-through would not be harmonious with with the the nature of the the the existing retail development Granting of the the the variance and waiver would be injurious and and detrimental to to the the the neighboring senior communities Thisapplicationwasbroughttothecommunity’s attention two weeks before the the the scheduled public hearings The Alliance is is recommending denial and the the applicant is is talking of a a a a a a a a a postponement request Harvest Time: Introduction to Exotic Fruits
Throughout the summer months the produce department at the local grocery store offers many varieties of of locally grown mangos This is is the time of year when exotic fruits are bountiful Local farmers markets and even
bigboxgrocerscomeupwithsomeunusualofferings Hereareafewfruits with with interesting characteristics that are coming into
season:
• Dragonfruit is is demonstrated in in in in in the the the photo The precocious nature of the the the dragonfruit alsoknownasthepitaya canbeappreciated Itappears to be be be an an an an an an alien plant from a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a distant planet but it it it it can can actually be be be grown in PalmBeachCounty Eachoneoftheflowerswillproduceafruitwhich
has a a a a a a a a a a a a consistency and taste similar to a a a a a a a a a a a a kiwi • Avocados are cultivated in a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a variety of shapes sizes and and and colors
such as bright green black and and even
red • Pineapples can can be be grown in in in in in a a a a a a a a a a a pot and and can can be be cultivated by simply
cutting off the the top of of a a a a a a a a a a a a a store-bought pineapple pineapple Depending on on the the variety in in in in in 18 to to to 24 months a a a a a a a a a a a a a a pineapple pineapple can be harvested • Starfruit or carambola is is is juicy and and luscious and and when cut appears like a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a star so so it it it it it is is is also an an an an impressive visual addition to to fruit fruit salads • Lychees usually come from canned storage with a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a syrup when offered in in oriental restaurants as a a a a a a a a a a a a a dessert The fresh lychee is succulent and varieties are harvested into
July • Papayas can be be easily grown from from a a a a a a a a a a a a a a fruit purchased from from the produce department and might possibly be be mature within ten months • Mango Mango is the king of fruits with more than 143 varieties being grown around south Florida Mangos can be be pruned to maintain a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a small tree tree and grown in in in in pots on the patio Although a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a mango seed will grow grow a a a a a a a a a a tree tree a a a a a a a a a a grafted plant should be purchased in in order to produce the specific variety desired “From the the Everglades to the the Ocean”























































































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