November 18, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Funding gap strengthens charitable collaboration

Here, at the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties, we get calls weekly from students who are desperately seeking financial support to sustain their enrollment in college because their parent or parents are no longer able to help. More...

Special Sections

Business News

BLACK FRIDAY

Good buys on electronics can be found on Black Friday, Cyber Monday

Black Friday looms. Cyber Monday comes just three days later. More...

Watch your budget on Black Friday, counselors warn

Retailers call the day after Thanksgiving “Black Friday” because that day’s holiday spending cam move retail balance sheets into the black.   More...

Personal injury lawyers form new firm

Six personal injury attorneys — Mark Clark, Donald Fountain Jr., Nancy La Vista, David Prather, W. Hampton Keen and Julie Littky-Rubin — have formed their own firm. The office, which is currently based at 1919 N. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Enduring, prize-winning ‘Dreamgirls’ hits the Kravis

“Dreamgirls,” the late director-choreographer Michael Bennett’s enduring look at the evolution of the Motown Sound through the ups and downs of an ambitious African-American girl group, premiered on Broadway in December, 1981, winn More...

Prepare to be dazzled by 2010 holiday boat parade

More than 100,000 spectators across seven municipalities are expected to view the 2010 Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade — a 15-mile floating party of decorated boats and yachts that benefits Toys for Tots.   More...

Passion packed into a hunt for kidnapped children

FLORIDA WRITERS

 “And Then There Was One,” by Patricia Gussin. Oceanview Publishing. 312 pages. $25.95.   More...

Carousel opens at the Gardens

The newest piece of city-designated and approved public art in Palm Beach Gardens — a carousel with hand-carved wooden horses and other creatures — will be unveiled Thanksgiving weekend at Downtown at the Gardens.   More...

2nd dance for the big dogs is Nov. 19

The second annual Drink, Dine and Dance for the Dogs is Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. at Jupiter Beach Resort.   The fundraiser is for the nonprofit Big Dog Ranch Rescue and Weimaraner Rescue Ranch of Florida, located in West Palm Beach. More...

Table designs evolved for function and style

The last half of the 19th century was a time of creative energy in the United States. Thousands of patents were granted for improvements to household oods from eggbeaters and apple peelers to vacuum cleaners. More...

Real Estate News

water views Bay Harbor home in Tequesta provides

H ALF AN ACRE OF LANDSCAPED PROPERTY, 180 FEET OF waterfront and a 95-foot dock with two boat lifts are included in this offering at 11 Bay Harbor in Tequesta. On the Loxahatchee River, it has 4,695   square feet of living space.   More...

Homestead filings accepted at town halls

The Palm Beach County property appraiser’s office is taking 2011 Homestead Exemption applications for new residents at various locations throughout the county. More...

Successful short sale strategies topic of seminar

The Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches is hosting a session on successful short sale strategies.   The session is Dec. 1 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the RAPB Lake Worth Conference Center, 1926 10th Ave. N., Lake Worth.   More...