The management company is run by a family with deep ties to the island; the Burkhardts were early settlers and in 1894 opened the first enterprise on Palm Beach the Lake Worth Grocery, a general store in the Royal Poinciana
Hotel, the site that is now the Flagler Museum.
Palm Beach could face legal battle over Royal Poinciana
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The beautiful royal poinciana
tree, like this one above, was a frequent subject, painted both in early and afternoon light.
Town Council votes Royal Poinciana
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Trees provide structure, color, form, texture and interest; the many selections encompass numerous mature trees--including silk floss, white geiger, royal poinciana
, golden dew drop, magnolia, jasmine, African tulip, coral tree, a variety of acacias, black olive and gold trees--and a natural preserve of oaks, palms and ferns.
The three shows form the heart of the linup at the Royal Poinciana
Playhouse in Palm Beach and the Parker Playhouse in Fort Lauderdale, used for smaller productions; larger shows go to the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach and the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale.
Town Council considers Royal Poinciana
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Blooming trees such as jacaranda, cassia, royal poinciana
, African tulip tree, gold tree, Cordia, orchid and golden shower trees grace the grounds.
The Palm Beach series, presented at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts and the intimate Royal Poinciana
Playhouse, is programmed for an older, more conservative audience, Krajsa says.