June 30, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Norton adds demos, DIY to Art After Dark

Art After Dark just got artier.  The Norton Museum of Art’s weekly event, held 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. More...

One life’s final notes

In his 84 years, Leonard Lubin led an exemplary life. At the tender age of 19, he was a World War II American military hero who liberated prisoners from Nazi concentration camps. He went on to live a long and full life in St. More...

Florida Stage founder takes a breath, looks ahead

For Louis Tyrrell, the sad reality has come and gone. His Florida Stage has closed. The company announced plans last month to file for bankruptcy after subscribership dropped and it accumulated $1.5 million in debt. More...

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Business News

Richard L. Cosnotti

FLORIDA WEEKLY’S EXECUTIVE PROFILE

Three years ago, Rick Cosnotti had not spent much time in Florida. But he has made up for it as president and CEO of the Jupiter Medical Center Foundation, where he has raised upward of $50 million since starting in August 2008. More...

Luxury pet boutique opens near Worth Ave.

Pucci & Catana, a luxury pet boutique, celebrates its grand opening at 2 p.m. More...

Cellular Sales opens store in North Palm

Cellular Sales, a Verizon premium wireless retailer, has opened a store in North Palm Beach at 11785 U.S. Highway 1.  Cellular Sales has invested $285,000 in the location, according to a statement. Seven sales positions have been created.  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Blogger rewrites titles to tell the whole story

EVELYN WOOD MAY HAVE INVENTED a nifty system of speed reading — better known in many circles as skimming — and CliffsNotes reduces books to their basic plot for students too lazy or too busy partying to read.  But Dan Wilbur has them More...

Looking for fun and festivities on the Fourth?

South Floridians know rain generally is the biggest threat to Independence Day festivities.  But this year, a drought may dampen many folks’ visions of fireworks to celebrate the Fourth.  More...

HOROSCOPES

¦ CANCER (June 21 to July 22) You might suspect that someone you trust has misled you on an important matter, but a more balanced view of things reveals a misunderstanding to be the culprit.   More...

Gardens monitors continued drought, water restrictions

As the county continued to bake last week, Palm Beach Gardens firefighters responded to blazes knowing they might be shorthanded, and the city urged residents to follow water restrictions.  Weekend rains were the first sign that a “rainy s More...

State T-ball champs headed to regionals

The 2011 Palm Beach Gardens All- Star T-Ball Team won the South Florida State Invitational Tournament at Sarasota on June 19. The team went 6-0, winning their games by a combined score of 92-30. More...

Jewish Federation sets networking event

The Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County’s Business and Professions Division will hold a summer networking happy hour event on July 12 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. More...

Donate uniforms, school supplies to help needy students

All Walgreens stores in Palm Beach County, along with dozens of other locations, are serving as collection sites for gently used school uniforms and new school supplies to be distributed to families in need at the annual Community Back to School Bash More...

Real Estate News

Magic in Mirabella

Lakeside home offers two master suites, media room

A three-bedroom, 3½-bath lakeside home in Mirabella also offers a 3-car garage and more than 3,000 square feet. More...

Survey ranks Jupiter 8th highest market in Florida

Jupiter ranked the eighth most expensive place to buy a house in Florida, in a snapshot survey taken by Coldwell Banker Real Estate. More...

NAR fights 20% down-payment rule

The National Association of Realtors is urging regulators to go back to the drawing board on the proposed Qualified Residential Mortgage rule, according to a prepared statement.  More...