October 27, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Area Halloween events

Clematis by Fright — Free entertainment and a live concert, plus costume contests for all ages. Free Halloween candy will be passed out to children. Children’s costume contest starts at 6:45 p.m.; adults and families at 8 p.m. More...

Allenby’s golf tourney raises money for Allamanda

PGA tour player Robert Allenby has donated $40,000 to Allamanda Elementary School in Palm Beach Gardens, to help special needs children who attend the school.  The funds will be used for a special “Blue Room,” which is a sensory inte More...

University of Central Florida Forecast: Recession gone, but recovery slow

The national economy will continue to limp through the year, but likely won’t slip back into actual recession, a University of Central Florida economist said in a quarterly forecast.  Sean Snaith, director of the UCF Institute for Economic More...

Women’s club prepares for dessert sale

The General Federation of Women’s Club Palm Beach Gardens Woman’s Club members have plans underway for the new club year. More...

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Business News

Electrical charge

FPL may collect from electric customers for upgrades to nuclear plants, regulators say

Pointing to a law encouraging more nuclear power, state regulators agreed to allow Florida Power & Light and Progress Energy Florida to collect about $282 million from customers next year for nuclear projects.  More...

Florida, Palm Beach unemployment dips in September

Florida’s jobless rate in September fell to 10.6 percent, a 0.1 percentage point drop from August. More...

Internet advice and glossy brochures can steer you wrong

MONEY & INVESTING

The Internet has changed the way we go about our daily living, our business, our social connecting, communicating and education. It has also changed how we go about post– academic learning. Have a question? Want an answer? More...

Latin wine and food fest and Junior League tea on tap

Tapas and tea are on the menu at Midtown Palm Beach Gardens. More...

Chamber seeking volunteers for 2012 Artigras Fine Arts Festival

The 2012 ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival, scheduled for Feb. 18-20, is looking for volunteers to help during the 27th edition of the award winning festival. Volunteer applications are being accepted online at www.artigras.org.  More...

LPGA stars to highlight Prader-Willi Classic event

Tour professional Leta Lindley and a host of other LPGA pros will be on hand for the kickoff of the Prader-Willi Classic.  The event is from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. on Nov. 3 in the Nordstrom Court at The Gardens Mall.  More...

Collectors adore Halloween adornments

KOVELS: ANTIQUES & COLLECTING

Vintage Halloween decorations are bestsellers today, and their values continue to rise. And sometimes a rare holiday piece will bring an exceptionally high price. Morphy Auctions of Denver, Pa., sold this Vegetable Halloween Man last year. More...

Yard sale will help Support Our Troops

Southern Self Storage in North Palm Beach will hold a community yard sale on Nov. 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Real Estate News

Mediterranean Masterpiece

Luxurious home in Admiral’s Cove offers stunning water, golf views

An exquisite Mediterranean waterfront estate in Admiral's Cove in Jupiter is offered. The home at 162 Spyglass Lane features gorgeous water and golf views with a private dock located only five homes from the Intracoastal Waterway. More...

Waterfront’s Thomson named best in Luxury Real Estate

Rob Thomson, managing partner of Waterfront Properties and Club Communities, was recently awarded the Best Industry Networking Award from  Who’s Who in Luxury  Real Estate.  More...

Home sales continue uptick

Sales of existing homes in Palm Beach County rose 12 percent in September from the previous month and 34 percent from the same time last year. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

A love story wrapped in a mystery wrapped in a farce

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre gets set to stage Hitchcock’s “The 39 Steps”

He has been dead for 31 years. But in recent years, Alfred Hitchcock has been one of the hottest names on Broadway. That’s thanks to a stage version of his 1935 film “The 39 Steps,” which has proven a farce to be reckoned with. More...

Lighthouse ArtCenter to open gallery at Midtown

Northern Palm Beach County’s oldest cultural institution is about to open a new location.  The Lighthouse ArtCenter will open a gallery at Palm Beach Gardens’ Midtown.  When the donated space opens Oct. More...

Cole Bros. Circus rolls into West Palm

The 127th edition of the Cole Bros. Circus of the Stars pitches its tents in West Palm Beach on Oct. 27-30 at the Palm Beach Kennel Club. Per- for- mances are at 4 : 3 0 and 7:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and 1:30, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. More...