February 17, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

WXEL event wins second award

The WXEL Garnet Society’s annual “Woman with Wings and Wisdom” luncheon and fashion show has won its second National Education Telecommunications Association award.  More...

Celebrities tend bar for Dramaworks

Palm Beach Dramaworks is staging a fundraiser on Feb. More...

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ArtiGras painter explores the business of Art

Call it a cliché, but paint is in Sarah LaPierre’s blood.  For many years, her father, Joseph LaPierre, made his living by painting.  More...

Marina manager achieves certification

Bruce Grout, general manager of New Port Cove Marine Center in Riviera Beach, has been approved as a certified marina manager by the International Marina Institute.  Certified marine managers complete a training and certification process by the More...

Boutique opens in Frenchman’s Crossing

Le Reve Boutique opened at the Frenchman’s Crossing shopping center on Hood Road in Palm Beach Gardens late last month.  The boutique’s offerings include fashion jewelry, Roberta Roller Rabbit tunics, sandals, handbags and Heet wrap More...

The art of the game

A major golf collection comes to Lighthouse ArtCenter

What’s on the outside hides what’s on the inside.  That’s what Gary Wiren says.  And, true to form, that’s how his North Palm Beach house is.  It’s attractive and nicely maintained — it could belong More...

Toll Brothers gives appliances to charity

Toll Brothers Inc., a large homebuilder in Florida, has donated appliances to Bow Down Ministries, a partner of Urban Youth Impact that provides housing and services to youth and families in West Palm Beach.  More...

Celebrity makeup artist featured chamber speaker

Celebrity makeup artist and motivational speaker Michelle Phillips is the featured speaker at the Greater Lake Worth Chamber of Commerce Leading Ladies Luncheon on March 8 at Michelle Bernstein’s at the Omphoy Ocean Resort, Palm Beach.  More...

Real Estate News

Homebuilders say IRS rules will hurt small business

Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act approved last year, businesses will be required to file an IRS Form 1099 for each vendor from whom they spend more than $600 in goods or services in any given tax year starting in 2012.  Homeb More...

Channel construction underway

Construction of a waterfront channel is underway at Toll Brother’s Frenchman’s Harbor. Each home site in the community offers a deep-water boat dock and Intracoastal Waterway access.  More...

Realtors group hosts networking

The Jupiter-Tequesta-Hobe Sound Association of Realtors is hosting a networking event on Feb. 17.  The after-hours session is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Cabo Flats, 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Avenue in Downtown at the Gardens mall.   More...

Arts & Entertainment News

SEX POLITICS & RELIGION

Michael Hall returns to Caldwell to direct “Next Fall”

LIKE A GUEST IN HIS OWN HOME, FORMER ARTIStic director Michael Hall, who co-founded Boca Raton’s Caldwell Theatre Company 36 years ago, is back to stage the third production of the season, Geoffrey Nauffts’ “Next Fall.” Taking More...

Marlins, Cardinals up at bat for spring training

It’s fish versus hurricanes versus snowbirds as spring training begins at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter.  First up: An exhibition game Feb. More...

Norton hosts Egyptian art, costume jewelry

The Norton Museum has a show created with love and human remains.  Literally.  “To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum,” open through May 8, includes more than 100 objects from the museum’s collection More...