March 24, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Robbins’ event to raise money for the hungry

World-renowned speaker, author and peak performance strategist Anthony Robbins has partnered with the nonprofit group Feeding South Florida to help raise money to for local families in need.  More...

Gail Sheehy to keynote Alzheimer’s conference

Gail Sheehy will be the keynote speaker at the 2011 Alzheimer’s Educational Conference on May 5 and 6 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach. As the bestselling author of 16 books, including “Passages,” Ms. More...

Jewish Federation collects for quake victims

The Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County is accepting donations to aid the victims of the devastating earthquake that rocked the Japanese coast and the ensuing tsunami that affected countries and islands throughout the Pacific Ocean.  More...

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Business News

Restaurants pack in early diners

looking for good food and a bargain

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Fast-changing markets call for new portfolio management techniques

The traditional portfolio approach of buy and hold and the traditional portfolio composition of equities and bonds might not be the best solution in fast-changing markets with numerous geopolitical challenges.  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

SANELY SPECTACULAR

“Crazy for You” offers classic music to stand the test of time

Two decades ago, long before “jukebox musical” was a pejorative term for a lazily written show cobbled from existing songs, lawyerturned playwright Ken Ludwig was permitted access to most of the song library of George and Ira Gershwin to More...

Grilling contest to benefit Big Heart Brigade

If you’d like to see how the masters do it, hit the city of Palm Beach Gardens third annual “Grillin’ in the Gardens” barbecue competition March 25 and 26.  The competition raises money for the charity The Big Heart Briga More...

Ceramics takes center stage at Lighthouse ArtCenter

The Lighthouse ArtCenter has a craze for glaze as leading ceramics artists convene this weekend at the Tequesta museum.  More...

Orange vodka holds local appeal for distributor

A Palm Beach Gardens company says it has found a fresh-squeezed Florida formula for profit with vodka. Imperial Brands Inc., a subsidiary of Belvédère S.A., launched its 4 Orange Premium Vodka last year. More...

Butterflies, birding, boats and bluegrass all at MacArthur State Park

John D. MacArthur Beach State Park offers a variety of programs beginning in April.  The park is located on A1A on Singer Island between Blue Heron Boulevard and PGA Boulevard in North Palm Beach. Listed are just some of the programs. More...

FWC installing new boating safety signs

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is scheduled to begin the installation of signs this month to mark new boating safety zones on the Intracoastal Waterway in Palm Beach County.  More...

Overcoming housing crisis is like whistling in a hurricane

GIVING

The availability of affordable housing for low- and moderate-income families has long been a priority of the Community Foundation. More...

Real Estate News

Number of buyers seeking vacation homes jumps, survey shows

Consumers apparently are becoming more optimistic about the housing market, a recent study shows. The third annual Cotton Report polled more than 800 participants on housing preferences, motivating factors, pricing levels and timelines for purchase. More...

February foreclosures lowest since 2007

The number of new foreclosure cases in Palm Beach County declined in February to the lowest levels since early 2007, according to the Palm Beach County Clerk & Comptroller’s Office.  There were 756 new foreclosure cases filed in Februa More...

The noble history of the dribble glass

KOVELS: ANTIQUES & COLLECTING

April Fool’s Day is “celebrated” in most countries today, but historians don’t know where or how it began. Remember switching sugar and salt to fool your family? More...