March 8, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

Morikami Museum hosts fair, classes, workshops and exhibits

The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens in Delray Beach this month offers the 33rd annual Hatsume Fair, Japanese language classes, a sushi workshop and new exhibits, along with a host of other art and cultural classes.  More...

Holocaust scholar, author to speak at Palm Beach State

Renowned Holocaust scholar Nechama Tec will be the featured speaker on March 21 at “Holocaust Remembrance 2012: Resilience & Courage” at the Eissey Campus Theatre at Palm Beach State College in Palm Beach Gardens. More...

St. Paddy’s Day memorabilia growing in popularity

KOVELS: ANTIQUES

St. Patrick’s Day has been celebrated in Ireland for more than a thousand years. The modern celebration on March 17 is a religious holiday in Ireland, with church in the morning, then a parade and dancing, eating and drinking later in the day. More...

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Max Planck Florida Foundation ramps up for opening and names new director of major gifts

The Max Planck Florida Foundation is ramping up its operations in anticipation of the summer 2012 opening of the Max Planck Florida Institute’s 100,000-square-foot biomedical research facility on Florida Atlantic University’s MacArthur Ca More...

Scripps Jupiter scientists awarded $3 million to develop new pain treatments

Scripps Florida scientists have been awarded $3.1 million by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, part of the National Institutes of Health, to study and develop several new compounds that could prove to be effective in controlling pain without the More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Images of the sea

Photographer Ruth Petzold offers pictures of life in the oceans and along the world’s shores.

Ask photographer Ruth Petzold to jump, and she doesn’t ask, “How high?” She simply dives in. And she has been doing that for the better part of half a century now. More...

Boca festival to feature high notes and noted speakers

For five years, Festival of the Arts Boca has brought authors and orchestras, singers and films to South Florida.  In its sixth installment, which opens March 8, patrons can expect much same the same at the Count de Hoernle Amphitheatre at Mizne More...

CONTRACT BRIDGE

High-class defense

Assume you’re East, defending against three notrump. You might not agree with North’s opening bid, but there’s nothing you can do about that. West leads a heart, which you win with the ace. What should you play next? More...

Meet the spin master whose class is the hottest in town

Don Cameron took his class on a spin one recent Wednesday afternoon. Destination: nowhere.  Not that his students saw it that way. And who could argue with them? They rode 25 miles. Burned 900 or more calories. Sweated buckets. More...

See rare classic cars, enter your own during Hospice fundraiser

Got hot wheels? More...

WSJ columnist to speak at AFHU luncheon

Bret Stephens, deputy editor and foreign affairs columnist of The Wall Street Journal, will be the keynote speaker at the American Friends of The Hebrew University 2012 scholarship luncheon on March 15 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Palm Beach.  More...

Real Estate News

Historic beauty in El Cid

Casa Mia, a fabulous Mediterranean/mission revival home, is at 196 Valencia Road in historic El Cid in West Palm. More...

New Mandell JCC on schedule; $1 million given for gallery

The groundwork is being laid for construction of the new Jewish community center, to be known as the Mandel JCC, on Hood Road just west of Central Boulevard in Palm Beach Gardens. More...