Dogs Adopted Us

By: Marci Shatzman This is a dog friendly city. Mizner Park had outdoor restaurant pet parents seating, and stores put out water bowls when we moved here 23 years ago. Little dogs were pocketbook passengers. So, I’m surprised to see complaints about dogs in carriers, strollers or even on a leash where there’s food. I understand some More...

by Bocatribune | Published 11 months ago
By Online Staff D On Monday, August 21st, 2023

Sprouts Farmers Market Sprouts in West Boca

By: Marci Shatzman Boca Raton, FL – Mallory and Carlo Villarosa shop at Sprouts Farmers Market in Deerfield Beach. But since they were in the neighborhood, they checked out the grand opening of the More...

By Bocatribune On Friday, August 18th, 2023

So much for aging gracefully

We didn’t house hunt in a 55-plus community when we moved here from Philly. We were already in our 50s, so we could have bought a home in our choice of developments. But we didn’t want to be one of More...

By Bocatribune On Saturday, August 12th, 2023

Hair today, white tomorrow

I let my fake blonde hair grow out before the pandemic created a non-salon coloring crisis. I was bald after chemo for breast cancer, but I started bleaching it again the minute it grew out. I’m a brunette More...

By Bocatribune On Thursday, August 3rd, 2023

Why older women are done with dating

By Marci Shatzman The only people who ask me to fix them up these days are men. This has nothing to do with divorce. Even women who had a happy marriage and lost their spouse are completely done with dating. More...

By Bocatribune On Friday, July 28th, 2023

What happened to cheap eats?

We thought we’d beat the crowds by going to our favorite taco joint early for Taco Tuesday.  But instead of finding the usual cheap eats, the menu had a fixed price all-you-can-eat for $27. We don’t More...

By Bocatribune On Friday, July 21st, 2023

Skin is in

By: Marci Shatzman Just when I can’t even wear sleeveless anymore, skin is in. Ads flaunt flawless behinds in thong bathing suits, meant to motivate women to avoid the inevitable derriere droop with plastic More...

By Bocatribune On Friday, July 14th, 2023

The Kids Don’t Want Anything

You might as well throw that credenza from your mom, and every piece of china and crystal you own or inherited in the trash. They’re even worthless online. Don’t be surprised if your kids don’t want one stick More...

By Rosa Cavalcanti On Friday, June 30th, 2023

Alicia Keys dazzles at FLA Arena in Sunrise, FL on June 28th, 2023 with performance by singer Libianca

Alicia Keys lit up the FLA Arena on Wednesday night with a smashing performance to a sold out venue during the first stop of her new tour, “Keys To The Summer”. The much anticipated show was filled with More...