September 6, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

Bishop visits McKeen residents to honor Mother Mary declaration

The foundress of Lourdes-Noreen McKeen, Mother Mary Angeline Teresa McCrory, was recently declared venerable by the Catholic Church, the first major step toward sainthood, and Bishop Gerald Barbarito of the Diocese of Palm Beach made a visit to the h More...

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Close the door on unscrupulous salespeople

BBB reports that complaints about solicitors on the rise

Better Business Bureau receives thousands of complaints each year from consumers who unknowingly fall for scamming door-to-door solicitors. More...

U.S. debt troubles just start at $16 trillion

Voters are aware, or they should be aware, that the federal government has a huge debt burden and has been running huge deficits for many years.  More...

Blessed Boutique to open in October at Downtown at the Gardens

Blessed Boutique, an Alicia Bell Signature Shop, is opening in October in Downtown at the Gardens in October. More...

High Holy Days are both solemn and celebratory

No champagne toast at midnight. No chorus of “Auld Lang Syne.” No resolutions to quit smoking or start exercising. Rosh Hashanah — the Jewish New Year — is a very different observance than its secular cousin.  More...

Get a Baby in Back! bracelet as a reminder of kids in car

To address the public health issue of children dying in hot vehicles, the Safety Council of Palm Beach County Inc. is partnering with the Sheriff’s Office of Palm Beach County on the second phase of the Baby In Back! More...

2nd Annual Pup Crawl for animal rescue Sept. 30 on Clematis

The Second Annual Pup Crawl will take place Sept. 30 on the 200 block of Clematis Street, and promises to be a fun-filled day out with your dog! More...

Real Estate News

French ambiance and Old World charm

This beautifully renovated four-bedroom, 3.5-bathroon home offers French ambiance with Old World finishes and fixtures. The residence at 25 Spoonbill Road, Manalapan, features lovely direct water views with quick ocean access. More...

More young folks are choosing Florida year-round

The one question that I am always asked by friends, family and clients who do not live in Florida is, ‘Isn’t it hot there in the summer?’ The simple answer may be yes, but I always ask in return, isn’t it hot in New York or Ne More...

Sept. 17 is deadline to challenge taxes

Palm Beach County taxpayers have until Sept. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

KOVELS: ANTIQUES

Barroom jokes deliver lucrative laughs

Put some fun into your collections and start hunting for old or new figurines, plates and drinking mugs that were meant to be jokes. Puzzle mugs date back to the 1700s. They were popular in taverns. More...

Hall of Fame intuition

Musician lends a personal beat to big band museum

MEET BEN GRISAFI. He has brass and reeds in his blood, and his heart pounds with a big band beat. Born in 1929, Mr. Grisafi came of age during the era of the Glenn Miller Orchestra, Artie Shaw, Harry James, and Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey’s bands. More...

New – and more – events highlight 2012 Palm Beach Food & Wine Festival

New events — and more than double the number presented last year — celebrity chefs and a novelty charity component highlight this year’s Palm Beach Food & Wine Festival, organizers announced.  More...