November 17, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Get your hands dirty Nov. 19 at Abacoa garden

The Abacoa Community Garden is hosting a community-wide “Get Your Hands Dirty Day and Children’s Garden Activity” on Nov. More...

Junior League’s Smokin’ Hot BBQ is Nov. 19 at Land Rover Ranch

The Junior League of the Palm Beaches will host its annual Smokin’ Hot BBQ on Nov. 19 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Land Rover Ranch, 7000 Okeechobee Blvd. in West Palm Beach.  More...

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The new science behind the games of baseball and investing

Besides being a great baseball movie, the newly released “Moneyball” allows analogies to investing. More...

Mall puts Santa on hold

Gardens wants to celebrate one holiday at a time

’Twas the month bef ore Christmas and all through the mall, Not a Santa was stirring, nary a light nor a ball. The colors of autumn still were to be found, All yellow and orange and tinges of brown. More...

Max Planck names new foundation vice president

Carl J. Minardo has been named vice president of the Max Planck Florida Foundation.  More...

New facility is named Mandel JCC

The new Jewish Community Center in Palm Beach Gardens will be named the Mandel JCC, honoring the Mandel Foundation and brothers Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel. The foundation has provided a $5 million grant to help construct the facility.  More...

Captiva Holiday Village vows to wow

It seems every community has its special secret that helps bind it together. And every now and then that secret gets out and that place becomes a go-to destination because the secret is just that good. More...

Clerk’s report wins award for fifth year

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) honored the Palm Beach County Clerk & Comptroller’s office with its “Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting” award for the citizen’s report, “ More...

Howlin’ 2 ball raises $83,000 for Cancer Alliance

The Cancer Alliance of Help and Hope (CAHH) raised the roof and $83,000 at the Howlin’ 2 costume ball at the Harriet Himmel Theater on Oct. More...

Real Estate News

Fite Shavell closes on exclusive Old Marsh Golf Club home

Fite Shavell & Associates closed the sale of a five-bedroom, 6½-bath home in Old Marsh Golf Club in Palm Beach Gardens for $2.65 million, one of the highest prices paid for a home in the exclusive neighborhood since March 2009. More...

Paradise found at Lost Tree Village

This home offers an east/west exposure providing spectacular sunset views over a double golf-course lot in Lost Tree Village in North Palm Beach. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Art Basel International fest returns to South Beach

An art lover’s weekend getaway

MIAMI BEACH WILL HOST THE 10TH EDItion of Art Basel Miami Beach from Thursday through Sunday, Dec. 1-4. More...

Trio of shows comes to Lighthouse ArtCenter

The Lighthouse ArtCenter is set to open three shows on Nov. More...

CONTRACT BRIDGE

There’s a big difference

Let’s say that on a given deal, your opponents bid and make four hearts, vulnerable. In that case, they score 700 points for winning the rubber and another 120 points for the trick score — a total of 820 points.  More...