April 12, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society launches fund-raising campaign

The Palm Beach Area Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society has kicked off its 2012 Man & Woman of the Year event. Fourteen candidates will raise funds for a two-month period, in hopes of being named the Man or Woman of the Year. More...

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Three named to receive leadership awards from Executive Women

Rena Blades, Dorothy Bradshaw and Dr. Maureen Whelihan will receive 2012 Women in Leadership Awards from the Executive Women of the Palm Beaches. They will be recognized May 3 at the Kravis Center.  More...

Parasol opens first U.S. store in Gardens

Parasol Garden Furniture opened its first American retail store in Palm Beach Gardens on March 29.  More than 100 guests toured the store and browsed the furniture — an extensive range of synthetic rattan and teak outdoor furniture is feat More...

Women’s Council of Realtors hosts fund-raiser dance in Jupiter

The Women’s Council of Realtors Jupiter, Tequesta, Hobe Sound Chapter hosts “Decades of Song and Dance” on April 26 from 6 p.m. More...

MURDER FOR HIRE?

Palm Beach Gardens lawyer seeking heirs in notorious case

In the wake of all that has happened, it is almost eerie to read the words of Morris Lapidus, the architect who built the fabled Fontainebleau hotel on Miami Beach: “If you create a stage and it is grand,” he once wrote, “everyone w More...

Gannon’s office donates money to Lord’s Place

The Office of Constitutional Tax Collector for Palm Beach County Anne Gannon has raised funds during the past year through its Friday Charity Dress Down program, with employees donating money to a fund in order to dress casually for work on Fridays.& More...

Women’s Club offers $1,000 scholarship

The General Federation of Women’s Club Palm Beach Gardens Woman’s Club has been offering scholarships for the past 40 years.  The club’s education department chairman, Lorraine Macey, announced that once again the club is seeki More...

Real Estate News

Old Marsh beauty, golfing amenities

The best value in the exclusive Old Marsh Golf Club community in Palm Beach Gardens is this furnished three-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom courtyard home at 13260 Marsh Landing. More...

Transforming tables, chairs and other curiosities draw interest

KOVELS: ANTIQUES

Dual-purpose furniture has been made for centuries. By the 1700s, there were chairs with large, round backs that flipped down on the top of the arms to make a table. There also were chairs that could be flipped over to be used as library steps.  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Focus on FILM

Palm Beach International Film Festival draws flicks from around the world

Travel the world and never leave Palm Beach County. That would be quite a trip. It’s the premise of this year’s Palm Beach International Film Festival, scheduled for April 12-19 at theaters across the county. More...

“Master Harold” explores issues of race

Palm Beach Dramaworks journeys to 1950s South Africa for a visit with “Master Harold … and the Boys.”  The drama, based on playwright Athol Fugard’s early life in South Africa, tells the story of Willie and Sam, two blac More...

CONTRACT BRIDGE

With a little bit of luck

All important championships, whether local, regional, national or international, are played in a duplicate format in order to reduce the element of luck that might otherwise determine their outcome. More...