January 17, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

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Business News

BBB: Too good to be true? It’s probably a scam

The Better Business Bureau investigates thousands of scams every year. This list of top scams of 2012 was gathered from a variety of sources, including consumers and federal agencies.  More...

Jobs filled by El Sol jumped 16% in 2012

El Sol’s day labor service experienced a 16 percent increase in jobs filled last year when a record 10,616 workers were hired. The previous high was 9,129 jobs filled in 2011.  More...

Fitbella fitness center opens in Palm Beach Gardens

Fitbella, a weight loss and fitness center, has opened in Palm Beach Gardens.  The weight-loss method was developed in Europe in the 1970s. There are 700 worldwide locations, according to a statement by the local center.  More...

Legalization efforts for America’s most popular illicit drug gain momentum

GERALD KRECICKI HAS SMOKED MARIJUANA for most of his adult life, his habit interrupted only recently after men armed with flash bombs and high-powered rifles burst into his home in the early morning of Friday, Oct. 12.  More...

Real Estate News

Exquisite custom estate in Mirasol

This exquisite Casto Homes custom estate is offered fully furnished with all accessories included. Located at 114 Playa Rienta Way in Mirasol in Palm Beach Gardens, the home is fully turnkey. More...

As inventory shrinks, home lenders offer incentives, become more flexible

As inventory is shrinking and the housing market begins to stabilize, our area is experiencing a lower amount of distressed properties on the market. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

FILMS OF A PEOPLE

This year’s Jewish film festival highlights Israeli works

Sandra and Bernard Meyer are excited.  This year, the longtime art lovers, who divide their time between homes in Highland Beach and Chicago, are chairing the Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival  “I’ve been doing it since the early More...

“Say it Loud”

Norton exhibition highlights art of Africa, African-Americans

Walk into the Norton Museum of Art’s new exhibition, “Say it Loud,” and see Mother Africa herself.  Or at least that is how “… of Prosperity,” Mary Sibande’s sculpture created from fiberglass and a cott More...

KOVELS: ANTIQUES

Ohio company designed sought-after pieces

A toy with hidden parts that give it a second use can add to its value, so look carefully at unfamiliar playthings. A teddy bear sometimes has a hidden music box inside or is made to be used as a muff. More...