September 14, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

Burgers, craft beers and entertainment headline Young Professionals event

A burger-and-craft-beer bash will be held at Eau Palm Beach Resort and Spa, supported by the Young Professionals of the Palm Beaches group, part of the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches. The event will be held at the resort 2-6 p.m. More...

ON THE LINKS

Boynton golfer edges Summer Mixed tourney

Kevin Hammer of Boynton Beach changed partners but it didn’t change the outcome at the 16th annual Summer Mixed tournament, a joint production of the of the Florida State and Florida Women’s State golf associations, which share offices in More...

Part 2: The Florida Weekly Writing Challenge

Round two of the 2017 Florida Weekly Writing Challenge continues with the photo prompt you see here. More...

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Business News

It’s in the genes

Real estate agents and offspring working together

When it comes to real estate, the apple sometimes doesn’t fall very far from the tree. Of course, the same could be said of any career path. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Just how high might the government push the debt ceiling?

In the last few weeks, there has been a lot of focus on the federal government “debt ceiling.” Headlines have prophesized everything from a total government shutdown to a market crash to an economic depression if the debt ceiling is not r More...

Home prices jump 6.2 percent in second quarter; eclipse 2016 high

The headstrong supply and demand imbalances in much of the country slightly tempered the pace of sales and caused home prices to maintain their robust growth in the second quarter, according to the latest quarterly report by the National Association More...

FAU to host ‘Fake News and the Modern Presidency’

White House correspondent and CNN contributor April Ryan will be at Florida Atlantic University at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, as part of a panel discussing “Fake News and the Modern Presidency.” Ms. More...

Sea Turtle grant affords Marinelife Center a new ATV

Loggerhead Marinelife Center has received a grant of almost $6,300 from the Florida Sea Turtle Grants Program to purchase a new ATV.  The Loggerhead Marinelife Center was chosen for the award through a competitive application process.  More...

‘Made in Palm Beach Gardens’ exhibit to open at Cultural Council

The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County will present the works of 14 Palm Beach Gardens artists in its “Made in Palm Beach Gardens” exhibition, opening Friday, Sept. 22. The free exhibit runs through Nov. More...

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Volkswagen Golf offers the practicality of being different

There are probably far fewer people who start with the Volkswagen Golf on their shopping list than those who go home with one. This isn’t a magical VW like Herbie from the movies, or the ultra-hot GTI sport model. So why is it compelling?  More...

Real Estate News

An El Cid beauty

Enjoy West Palm Beach’s historic El Cid neighborhood in a fully renovated home on Dyer Road that offers five bedrooms, four bathrooms, one half-bath and numerous living spaces ideal for entertaining. More...

Realtors list more than $16 million in waterfront homes in one day

Some $16.45 million in luxury waterfront listings were added to the Palm Beach County real estate market Aug. 28 by Randy Ely and Nicholas Malinosky, representing Douglas Elliman Florida real estate professionals. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

AUTUMN

In Florida this fall, there is a festival, food extravaganza, music blowout or cultural gathering for everyone

Fall traditionally has been a slow time of year for the visitor-dependent Florida tourism industry. Vacationing families head home for children to start the school year, and it’s not cold enough up North for snowbirds to begin their migration. More...

Singer promises show to be anything but a drag

If you’re coming to see Charles Busch camping it up in high drag at Palm Beach Dramaworks’ inaugural event in its Out- Stage@pbd series on Sept. 16, you’ll be disappointed. More...

HAPPENINGS

History museum finds treasure from along shores

To our readers: At press time, many events were being canceled and rescheduled because of Hurricane Irma. Please check with the venue before planning to attend events listed here. More...