June 7, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

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Jupiter Medical Center’s Pavilion receives quality care award

Jupiter Medical Center has been recognized as a 2012 recipient of the bronze commitment to quality award for improving quality care. More...

Clerk offers free app to calculate closing costs

Clerk Sharon Bock has an app for prospective Palm Beach County homebuyers who want to know how much they will pay for recording fees, doc stamps, abstract fees and other charges due at closing.  More...

NPB law firm receives two honors

The law firm of Haile Shaw & Pfaffenberger was recently presented with two different honors — the 2011 Best of Business Award by the SBCA Community and recognition as one of Florida’s top-ranked law firms in 2012 by Martindale-Hubbell More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Making his mark

Austin Kleon finds poetry in newspapers

THE POET WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS once claimed: “It is difficult to get the news from poems.”  “I’ve flipped that around,” says writer/artist/blogger Austin Kleon, who has figured out how to get poems from the news.& More...

Lighthouse artists look to Asia for Midtown show

Some of the area’s finest artists journey to the Far East in an exhibition that opens at Midtown, and area residents are invited along for the ride.  Their exhibition, “Visions of Asia,” opens June 7 at the Lighthouse Art- Cent More...

CONTRACT BRIDGE

The disappearing trick

The outcome of most deals depends largely on how the adverse cards are divided. More...

Maltz meets its first fund-raising goal on way to $10 million

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre met its first fund-raising challenge two months before its official deadline, paving the way to receive an exceptional gift of $7 million from the Maltz Family Foundation to secure a $10 million endowment.  More...

Esther B. O’Keeffe Foundation gives $2 million to Jupiter Scripps

The Esther B. O’Keeffe Charitable Foundation has made a $2 million donation to The Scripps Research Institute to fund biomedical research and education on the Jupiter campus. More...

Real Estate News

Splendor on South Flagler

This waterfront four-bedroom, 4.2-bath home was completely restored in 2011. The home at 6709 S. Flagler Drive in West Palm Beach offers 9,358 total square feet. Every room features water views. More...

Getting up with the chickens can yield a sale

You never know what can come from one phone call. Especially one at 5 a.m.  Currently, I have an exclusive listing on Jupiter Island. It is the largest oceanfront parcel available for sale with more than four acres directly on the ocean. More...

Wedding cake topper fashions changed with the times

KOVELS: ANTIQUES

The bride and groom topper on a contemporary wedding cake often is made of plastic or sugar. But the traditions of wedding-cake toppers and even wedding cakes do not go back very far. More...