December 23, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

May you find the simple, peaceful moments of the holidays

GIVING

Like many of you, it is with gratitude and some relief to find out that all the packages are wrapped and the stockings are hung by the chimney with care. More...

Top Komen fundraisers honored

More than 75 people gathered at the new Amici Market in Palm Beach for hors d’oeuvres, caviar and wine in celebration of the Pink Honor Roll for the Susan G. Komen South Florida Race for the Cure to be held on Jan. More...

Collectors enchanted by elaborate forest carvings

KOVELS: ANTIQUES & COLLECTING

“Black Forest” is a term used to describe the elaborate, realistic wood carvings that were thought to be made in the Black Forest region of Bavaria, Germany. More...

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Business News

Golden anniversary

Winship’s celebrates 50 years as pharmacy in North Palm Beach

Barry Paraizo keeps a black jacket hanging in his office at Winship’s, the pharmacy he and his wife Linda own in North Palm Beach.   “I go to all the funeral homes quite often. We close at 7 p.m. More...

Hamilton Jewelers completes $2.2 million renovation

Hamilton Jewelers recently reopened its Palm Beach Gardens Mall store after a $2.2 million renovation. More than 500 people attended a grand reopening party. More...

Constructive financial gift giving

MONEY & INVESTING

There is year’s end charitable giving that allows one to get the deduction booked for 2010. There is year-end estate planning and giving. There is Christmas, Hanukkah and holiday gift-giving. More...

FEMA the Goliath is no match for Gracie

First there was Hurricane Frances, turning the lush landscaping in the gated communities of Palm Beach Gardens into tons of drying debris.   More...

Cultural council announces 2011 Muse Awards

The 2011 Muse Award recipients have been announced by the Palm Beach County Cultural Council. The award winners will be celebrated at a dinner and show on Feb. 10 at the Kravis Center. More...

Dreamstar leads $45,000 campaign for Komen

“Build for the Cure,” spearheaded by Dreamstar Custom Homes President Brett Handler, raised $45,000 to benefit the South Florida Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. More...

Jupiter Lighthouse resumes tours after renovation

After three months of repair, prepping, painting, polishing and cleaning, the 150-year old Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse is again open for tower-top tours. More...

Real Estate News

Barefoot house

Rare, protected beach house offered on Jupiter Island

Jupiter Island is just 20 miles north of Palm Beach and occupies the southernmost barrier island of Florida’s east coast. More...

Initial foreclosures in Palm Beach County lowest since 2007

The number of initial foreclosure filings in Palm Beach County hit its lowest level in years, with 797 cases filed in November, according to the latest figures available from the county clerk and comptroller’s office. More...

Lang Realty was part of the “Living My Life Expo” consumer event

Lang Realty was part of the “Living My Life Expo” consumer event at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. More than 60 companies were at the expo. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Freudian Trips

T HE TIME IS SEPTEMBER 1939, A SIGNIFIcant moment in history, as war was breaking out in Europe. In three weeks, Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, will give up his battle with mouth cancer and commit suicid e. More...

Palm Beach Zoo lists purr-fect gifts for season

The Palm Beach Zoo offers wild gifts for the holidays and the rest of the year. The zoo reports its top gifts for this season.   1. Annual memberships. More...

Both keepers: two new tomes about Florida tarpon

• “A Passion for Tarpon,” by Andy Mill. Wild River Press. 510 pages. $100.   • “Randy Wayne White’s Ultimate Tarpon Book,” edited by Randy Wayne White and Carlene Fredericka Brennen. More...