January 20, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Untitled haiku wins first at poetry fest

Miles Coon, director of the Palm Beach Poetry Festival, and Blaise Allen, the festival’s director of community outreach, announced the winners of the annual High School Poetry Contest.  More...

Everglades Coalition honors Nancy Marshall

Nancy Marshall, president of the Arthur R. Marshall Foundation, which champions the restoration and preservation of the greater Everglades ecosystem, received the George M. More...

Charity tours Bear’s Club homes

Treat yourself to an afternoon of visual splendor and help raise money to cure pediatric cancer.  That is the premise of a home tour to benefit STOP! Children’s Cancer of Palm Beach County.  The tour, scheduled for Jan. More...

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Business News

Re-dressing for success

40-year-old Patchington clothing chain shifts strategy

THE SIGNS OF OUR TIMES — 30% OFF, 50% off — beckon from circular racks of tops and sundresses. The new Patchington boutique at Boca Raton’s Regency Court is speaking a customer’s language. More...

State and municipal deficits impact your portfolio

The cry of “Wolf!” in the fable “The Boy Who Cried Wolf” was intended to be an alarm to get the townspeople to prepare and protect themselves from oncoming danger. More...

Guessing what it’s used for, part of the fun with old, odd objects

Unfamiliar objects used by our ancestors continue to confuse and amuse today’s collectors. “Whatsits” were a popular subject on television shows. More...

BallenIsles team on track for 20th ‘Race for the Cure

It began about 10 years ago when some friends jumped in a van and drove to West Palm for the Susan G. More...

‘Smile’ foundation completes $50,000 softball project

The “Give a Smile to a Child” Foundation has completed a practice area project at Plant Drive Park as a donation to the City of Palm Beach Gardens.  More...

Don’t let violence diminish the better angels in all of us

The terrible news out of Arizona struck a deep and festering nerve on the issue of civil discourse in this country. More...

Annual Mardi Gras at Universal starts Feb. 12

The Universal Orlando Resort hosts its annual Mardi Gras Feb. More...

Real Estate News

Country living

Palm Beach Country Estates offers over-sized lots

VISTA BUILDERS CONSTRUCTED THE HOME AT 15275 74TH AVE. NORTH IN Palm Beach Country Estates near Abacoa and Interstate 95. The Cambridge Model has four bedrooms, a den, three bathrooms and a three-car garage. It has 3,000 square feet. More...

JTHS Board of Realtors – Realtor of the year at Turtle Creek Country Club

1. Nancy Goldman, James Cioffi and Katie Klause-Newitt 2. Marion Grigsby and Phyllis Choy 3. Jill Van Hoose and Debbie Naylon 4. Joy Gouyd and Jim Accursio 5. Bob Burg 6. Tammy Brady and Scott Jackson 7. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN

Slow Burn Theatre produces edgy ...

NOW IN THE MIDST OF ITS SOPHOMORE season, Boca Raton’s Slow Burn Theatre Company has yet to play safe. More...

Award-winning choreographer designs show set to play Kravis

Dr. More...

JPMorgan gives $50,000 to cultural council

The JPMorgan Chase Foundation granted $50,000 to the Palm Beach County Cultural Council to support the new Workforce Development for Artists (WDA) program and Building Learning Communities Through Arts and Culture (BLCTAC) program, which is in its se More...