December 30, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Last call for year end giving

Anyone observing the legislative debates of the lame duck session of the 111th Congress must have wondered what good can come from this. More...

Shabbat services set at Palm Beach Synagogue

Rabbi Meir Y. Soloveichik, associate rabbi at Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun in New York, will hold services Friday and Saturday at the Palm Beach Synagogue, 120 N. County Road.   Friday, Dec. More...

Jupiter Town Council meeting canceled

The Jupiter Town Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 4, has been cancelled. The next regular meeting of the council will be at 7 p.m. Jan. 18 in the town of Jupiter council chambers.   For information, call 741-2352.  More...

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Business News

BUILDING A BETTER BURGER (RESTAURANT)

BY BRADFORD SCHMIDT

I s there a new way to do a burger restaurant? Palm Beach Gardens-based restaurateur Carmine Giardini thinks so, and on Jan. 10 he’ll be opening CG Burgers and Coal Fired Pizza on PGA Boulevard to show how. Mr.  More...

Jupiter Medical Center adds surgery robot

Jupiter Medical Center recently launched its Robotic Surgery Program featuring the da Vinci Si Surgical System. More...

A bumpy ride … at best

Third quarter Gross Domestic Product was revised upward by a scant 0.1 percent to 2.6 percent, per the government’s Dec. 22 release. More...

GreenMarket celebrates 9 years with a scavenger hunt

The city of Palm Beach Gardens will celebrate the Gardens GreenMarket’s 9th anniversary on Sunday, Jan. 9, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. with an Anniversary Scavenger   Hunt sponsored by Florida Weekly. More...

Old world holiday charm

America’s oldest city is decked out for the season

Enjoy the Old World charm of the holidays at New World prices in the nation’s oldest city, St. Augustine. This oldest European settlement in North America has what the Spanish call “ambiente,” or atmospheric perfection.   More...

Young horse sport series coming to Wellington

The 2011 FTI Winter Equestrian Festival in cooperation with the North American Studbook will host three Young Horse Shows this year, one each month in January, February, and March. The shows will be held on Jan. 25, Feb. More...

Natural designs from late 1800s reflected philosophy of the times

KOVELS: ANTIQUES & COLLECTING

Daring designers created a new look for dinnerware, furniture and other household furnishings in the late 19th century. It was part of a new philosophy that promoted the power and importance of art and beauty. More...

Real Estate News

The Ritz-Carlton Residences arrive on Singer Island

Situated on 8.8 acres along the pristine waters of the Palm Beach County coastline, The Ritz-Carlton Residences,   Singer Island, present a private oasis of serene luxury and sophistication. More...

Consumers Union calls for stricter oversight of reverse mortgage market

The group that publishes Consumer Reports is calling for new rules on reverse mortgages that could bring changes to the way the mortgages are marketed and sold.   More...

Arts & Entertainment News

CLYBOURNE RAISES SOME TOUGH QUESTIONS

When Bruce Norris is stuck for an idea for a play, he merely wangles an invitation for dinner.   More...

Pursuing the muse in Palm Beach

The Palm Beach Poetry Festival runs Jan. 17-22

In seven short years, the Palm Beach Poetry Festival has grown into an eagerly-awaited part of the area’s cultural calendar. It is at once a series of readings, craft talks and competitiveadmission workshops. More...

‘Buzz: The Life and Art of Busby Berkeley’

By Jeffrey Spivak (University Press of Kentucky, $39.95)

During the Great Depression of the 1930s, millions of Americans sought escape from the grim realities of day-today life by going to the movies. And no one could craft celluloid fantasy quite like film director and choreographer Busby Berkeley. More...