July 5, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

Community Foundation awards more than $2 million for housing

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The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties has awarded $2,086,700 in grants to 12 non-profit organizations that address affordable housing needs. More...

Fashion party to benefit PACE Center

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Fashionistas are invited to a Love That Dress! Collection Party to benefit the PACE Center for Girls hosted 6 p.m.-8 p.m. July 12 by The Gardens Mall in the Nordstrom Court. The cost of admission is a new or gently used dress and handbag. More...

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FPL continues infrastructure work across Palm Beach Gardens

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Florida Power & Light Company is continuing its initiative to strengthen the electric infrastructure and improve service reliability in and near the city of Palm Beach Gardens and is on track to complete key improvements this year, the company sa More...

Kravis Center names Kessler to board of directors

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John H. Kessler of Palm Beach has been named to the board of directors of the Kravis Center. More...

Ibis Golf & Country Club names director of sales, marketing

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John Jorritsma, a licensed Florida real estate broker, is the new director of sales and marketing at Ibis Golf & Country Club. Mr. Jorritsma will oversee home sales at Ibis, as well as manage the membership department.  Mr. More...

Kahuna homeward bound after two years of rehab

Her handlers call her their superstar.  But during a recent visit to the Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Kahuna was not ready for her close-up.  The loggerhead turtle, set for release on July 7, ducked underwater and swam to the opposite side More...

Roger Dean to host global teams for qualifying rounds of World Baseball Classic

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Major League Baseball has announced that Roger Dean Stadium will be one of four venues to host the newly created qualification rounds for the upcoming World Baseball Classic. The event at the Jupiter stadium is scheduled for five days, Sept. 19-23. More...

Real Estate News

Mirasol golfing estate spacious and spectacular

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This custom Mirasol estate, built by Mustapick, includes soughtafter golf equity membership. This home, at 126 Playa Rienta in Mirasol in Palm Beach Gardens, features nearly 6,000 square feet under air on one level. More...

During market rebound, make sure appraisals are bouncing back, too

Interest rates at their lowest in years and banks lending up to 90 percent loanto value again are two things that have helped the real estate market take a leap in the right direction. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

KOVELS: ANTIQUES

Collectors try to harvest classic produce ads

Fresh vegetables were part of the diet of the Victorian household during the warm growing months. But stored root vegetables and home-canned food were used on snowy days. More...

Chamber music festival marks 20 years, 21 seasons

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It’s been 20 years and now the Palm Beach Chamber Music Festival is entering its 21st season.  More...

If the museum’s rockin’ (please come knockin’)

Norton exhibition explores the musical scene

The Norton Museum of Art is rocking this summer. Literally. Its latest photography exhibition, “Clubs, Joints, and  Honky-Tonks,” looks beyond the energy onstage to the energy of the audience and even the venues.  More...