August 16, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

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ASKING PRICE FOR HOBE SOUND POLO CLUB:

$47.25 million

Hobe Sound Polo Club and Ranch is hoping for a perfect match.  Not on the playing field necessarily, but in the real estate office.  What would be goal for this match?  $47.25 million.  More...

Ann Paton named development director for Marshall Foundation

Ann Paton has joined the non-profit Arthur R. Marshall Foundation for the Everglades as director of development. The foundation champions the restoration and preservation of the greater ecosystem of Florida’s River of Grass.  More...

It’s a small world, from the Hamptons to Palm Beach

My husband returned home last night from the Hamptons where he spent the last two weeks. Honestly, his return couldn’t have come soon enough.  More...

Carlin White reflects on a century in Jupiter

It was hot and no doubt muggy in Jupiter on Aug. 25, 1907. The high temperature hovered somewhere around 90 degrees. Perhaps an ocean breeze stirred the curtains at The Carlin House as Emily Carlin White gave birth to William Carlin White. More...

Saks Fifth Avenue event benefits Loggerhead center

Fashion designer Trina Turk paid Saks Fifth Avenue in The Gardens Mall a visit to benefit Loggerhead Marinelife Center and its mission to promote conservation of Florida’s coastal ecosystems.  More...

Real Estate News

A magnificent Mediterranean Revival

This historic home is noted for its Mediterranean Revival style and Moorish influences. More...

Palm Beach foreclosures drop slightly from June to July

The number of new foreclosure filings in Palm Beach County decreased in July compared with the previous month, but remained higher when compared with the same time in 2011, according to the latest statistics from the clerk’s office.  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Old Florida

“A LAND REMEMBERED” IS A book not to be forgotten. People who read it love it, treasure it and share it. More...

Norton Museum to close for two weeks in September

The Norton Museum of Art will close from Sept. 3 through Sept. More...

CONTRACT BRIDGE

Diabolical defense

This deal occurred in the Vanderbilt Teams some years ago. South got to four hearts doubled on the bidding shown, and West led a diamond, won by East with the queen. East shifted to a trump, on which South played the nine. More...