May 26, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

JCC hires architect for new campus

The Jewish Community Center of the Palm Beaches has named an architect for JCC North.  Tercilla Courtemanche Architects Inc., led by René Tercill and Lance P. Courtemanche, will be project architects for the Palm Beach Gardens campus. More...

Rev. Pam Cahoon: The power of one better angel at work

Of late, the act of celebration has become a scarce commodity, so thick are the clouds driven by the economic equivalent of a rogue El Niño blasting across the state. There is, however, a hint of blue sky. More...

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FLORIDA WEEKLY’S: A MEETING WITH Sam Covelli

YOU MIGHT CALL SAM COVELLI THE CHIEF cook at the thinking person’s place for convenient, health-conscious food. His Covelli Enterprises Inc. More...

Real estate investment trusts offer tax incentive

MONEY & INVESTING

Long gone are the days of the 4 percent two-year CD or treasury bills. As such, the investor who is hungry for safe and healthy yields has largely gone unsatisfied. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

OUT IN

PBS documents progress, but shows there’s still a long way to go

CONNIE KURTZ FRIES LATKES IN A PAN, flipping the cakes of grated potato and onion in sputtering oil until they are evenly browned. More...

Fashion camp comes to Gardens Mall

Camp and couture go together at The Gardens Mall.  The mall’s seven-week Fashion and Modeling Camp runs Saturdays, June 4 through July 25.  More...

Maher to play Kravis May 28

Bill Maher, on television for 17 years as a comedian and political commentator — first on Politically Incorrect (Comedy Central, ABC, 1992-2002), and for the last seven years on HBO’s Real Time — plays Dreyfoos Hall at the Kravis Th More...

A SALUTE T O VETERANS

In observance of Memorial Day, Florida Weekly honors area veterans. Instead of “Society” and “Networking” photos, see Pages AA18, A19, A33 and A34 for pipictures of some of our area veterans. More...

Back in charge: James Billie wins Seminole Tribe chairmanship

James Billie, the controversial former chairman of the Seminole Tribe of Florida who pioneered the Indian gaming industry in the United States, has hit the jackpot.  More...

Admiral’s Cove Cares raises $400,000 for charity

A community has come together to raise money for charity.  The Admiral’s Cove Cares Charitable Foundation recently hosted a tea during which it distributed nearly $400,000 in grants to 32 charities.  More...

Junior League awards mini-grants to 8 groups

The Junior League of the Palm Beaches has awarded $18,000 in mini-grants to eight area non-profit organizations. Thirtythree groups had applied for the mini-grants.  More...

Real Estate News

Retreat with a view

Singer Island’s Oasis offers panoramic vistas

Oasis, a haven on Singer Island, offers panoramic views, one residence per floor and more than 700 square feet of glasswrapped balconies where residents may enjoy vistas of the Atlantic Ocean, the Intracoastal Waterway and the city.  More...

Census reports why folks moved last year

A U.S. Census Bureau report shows that among the people who moved between 2009 and 2010, 16.4 million or 43.7 percent did so for housing-related reasons, such as the desire to live in a new or better home or apartment. More...

Sales jump 21 percent in April

Palm Beach County recorded more than 1,000 purchases of existing homes in April for the second consecutive month.  A total of 1,112 Palm Beach County single-family homes sold, a 21 percent jump compared to the same time last year, according to F More...