February 10, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Mounts Botanical hosts workday, demonstrations

The Friends of Mounts Botanical Garden is seeking volunteers for its second annual workday, sponsored by the Florida Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture.  The free public event will feature tree care demonstrations by professio More...

Absentee voters reminded to request ballots

Voters in Palm Beach Gardens are reminded by Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Susan Bucher that voters must make new request for absentee ballots, even those who signed up for the ballots last year.  More...

Lingering effect from oil spill a challenge for charities

One of my duties in preparation for the annual conference hosted last week by the Florida Philanthropy Network was to moderate a panel on the Gulf oil spill. I wasn’t surprised to be tagged to moderate the session. More...

Author to speak on presidents’ book

Dr. Harold Kirsh, who traveled to the birth site of every U.S. president and wrote a book about it, is speaking about his self-published tome at a number of communities this month.  More...

Chef Curtis Aikens featured at literacy luncheon

Considered one of the original “celebrity chefs,” Curtis Aikens is the featured speaker for the 20th annual Love off Literacy Luncheon. Thee luncheon is set for Marchh 11 at 11:30 a.m. More...

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For the love of vinyl

Confusion Records has 40,000 opportunities to update your LP collection

AT FIRST APPEARANCE, CONFUSION REIGNS AT Confusion Records.  There are stacks of LPs. Piles of CDs. More...

Ag expo to feature latest farming technology

The South Florida Ag Expo will be held Feb. 18 and 19 in Clewiston. The inaugural expo features more than 30 vendors and the latest innovations in agriculture. More...

Love and money in the 21st century

As Valentine’s day approaches, it’s a good time to focus on the elephant in the room for seriously dating couples: money, the lack thereof or the disparity therein. More...

Poster artist looked to sea for inspiration

When ArtiGras officials approached Beth Williams about creating the 2011 poster, she made one thing clear: She didn’t want to paint a palm tree.  “They first told me, could I paint a palm tree scene. More...

Fans take pennies to Perry’s gravesite in Tequesta

Unpretentious in life, unpretentious in death.  That’s how Perry Como liked it.  The singer and his wife, Roselle, lie beneath twin headstones in the shadows of the oaks and the pines at Riverside Memorial Park in Tequesta.  It&r More...

Got stuff? Gardens offers sale space

Time to clean out that garage?  If you’d like to make some cash on your stuff, hit the Palm Beach Gardens Yard Sale.  The city of Palm Beach Gardens recreation department will host the sale on Feb. 26 from 7:30 a.m. More...

Three female rabbis featured at forum

Three of the country’s prominent female rabbis will be featured at a forum entitled “The Female Rabbinate: A Journey of Trials and Triumphs,” on Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Palm Beach County Convention Center, 650 Okeechobee Blvd. More...

Teen draws art from experiences with autism

Haley Moss is a youngg woman with a mission. The Fort Lauderdale teen wants to help others withh special needs. Miss Moss, who was diagnosed - at age 3 with highfunctioning - autism, is gaining - prominence for her art. - More...

Gator Club hosts fundraiser at Norton for scholarships

families have the resources they need to be academically successful at the University of Florida. More...

Real Estate News

OCEANFRONT AMENITIES

One-bedroom and two-bedroom condominiums are available at the Tiara at 3000 N. Ocean Drive, Singer Island. More...

Disturbing images common on old children’s items

Opinions change with time. Throughout the past 40 years, it has become popular to “think green.” But our ancestors had to hunt for food and killed buffalo, deer and passenger pigeons, making some species endangered and others extinct. More...

Lang Realty Home Buyer Seminar

REAL ESTATE NETWORKING

1. Lorraine Hall and Connie Premuroso 2. Susan Winch and Vivian Puls 3. John Ule, Doreen Nystrom and Lee Burke 4. Ann Melendez 5. Seth Cohen and Ron Dunlap   More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Fledgling performers

Maltz conservatory program trains youngsters for real stage

AS THE MALTZ JUPITER THEATRE CONFIRMED WITH ITS RECENT, SOLDout production of “The Sound of Music,” its audience likes family friendly entertainment, preferably with youngsters in the cast. More...

Buy, donate at thrift shops and help good causes

February is a great time for refreshing wardrobes and décor. This time of year also is a good time for decluttering. More...

Dramaworks presents “Dinner With Friends”

Palm Beach Dramaworks continues its 11th anniversary season with Donald Margulies’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play, “Dinner with Friends” on Feb. 25 at 8 p.m. More...