August 2, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

Consumer Reports ranks St. Mary’s second in Florida for safety

SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY

Consumer Reports magazine has recognized St. Mary’s Medical Center as ranking second in the state of Florida, and first for all of South Florida, for safety.  More...

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Nun celebrates 50 years as Franciscan sister

SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY

Sister Mary Murphy, a chaplain at St. More...

Opera names development director

SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY

Palm Beach Opera has named Lisa Huertas director of development.  Ms. Huertas, who is development officer at The Scripps Research Institute, Scripps Florida, will join the opera in August.  More...

Community Foundation elects three board members

SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties has elected three new board members: Anson Beard, Judge Kathleen Kroll and Peter Matwiczyk.  More...

Legacy of Betsy the sea turtle lives on through her hatchlings

SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY

Betsy the loggerhead was mortally wounded, but in a first-ever experiment at Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach, she lived on through eggs recovered after her death.  More...

You are a GO

... for insider tours

It’s been seen in countless movies. More...

Real Estate News

Tuscan beauty in historic El Cid

SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY

Built in 2006, this Tuscan Villa boasts more than 6,500 total square feet with five bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms. It is located at 210 Almeria Road in West Palm Beach, in the sought-after lake block of historic El Cid. More...

Pet odors, cluttered home are no-no’s when you’re trying to sell

Last month I received an offer on one of the properties that I had listed. It was the first offer in more than five months on this particular listing and it was a very good offer — in fact the closing is supposed to take place next week.  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

A HOME RUN for craft beer

Baseball & Brews returns for an evening of America’s favorite pastime and beverage

BASEBALL AND BEER.  They’re as American as, well, that Italian sausage sandwich that sells so well at Roger Dean Stadium.  But Mike Bauer promises all will hit a home run on the menu Aug. More...

At Swede Fest, the films are bad and that is good

Some of the worst movie remakes you’ll ever see are headed to the Borland Center on Aug. 3 for Swede Fest Palm Beach.  The premise is this: Moviemakers use a camcorder and a very limited budget to recreate a film. More...

CONTRACT BRIDGE

The exploratory approach

It’s easy enough to make four hearts on this deal if you look at all four hands. You lose two spades and a diamond, but you don’t lose a trump trick because you finesse against East’s queen.  More...