September 5, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

MONEY & INVESTING

Alternative asset classes worth a look for big-money investors

Most investors are familiar with four types of investments: stocks, bonds, real estate and cash/money market. These four investment asset classes are called the “traditional” asset classes.  More...

Try these five great financial freebies

There are financial products and services to be had, but consumers may have to shell out money to get some of them.  The September 2013 issue of Shop- Smart magazine, from Consumer Reports, features an up-close look at five truly free financial More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Canes offer support and surprises

The first cane probably was just a strong stick, but by the 19th century a cane was a fashion accessory and sometimes hid a tool. More...

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Business News

ATM skimming, card scams cost consumers

ATM card skimming is an ongoing problem. Thankfully, few crimes are on the scale of the recent theft of $45 million from ATM machines in 26 countries, accomplished through hacking and deletion of withdrawal limits. More...

Trade opportunities available for WPB construction project

Palm Beach County along with the Convention Center Hotel development partner The Related Companies and the contractor Coastal Construction have announced a general information meeting for certified and Palm Beach County based small business owners. More...

Gardens florist to give away free roses for FTD Good Neighbor Day

A Palm Beach Gardens business is providing a unique opportunity to spread kindness, make new friends and get free stuff.  More...

Mandel JCC opens with goal of making ‘better place’

The Mandel Jewish Community Center is a $20 million dream come true.  And Morton Mandel could not be happier.  “I’m thrilled because I know what the JCC will do for this community,” he said in an interview moments before a More...

Gardens Medical Center Auxiliary awards 19 scholarships

The Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center Auxiliary awarded $22,500 in scholarships to 19 Palm Beach County residents in support of health care professionals of tomorrow.  More...

8th annual Pink Ribbon Luncheon to recognize oral chemo parity

Hundreds of Susan G. Komen South Florida volunteers, breast cancer survivors, co-survivors and supporters are expected at the Eighth annual Pink Ribbon Luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 9, where they will celebrate oral chemotherapy parity legislation. More...

Back in the day

Every now and then, a new phrase creeps into common usage. You start to hear it everywhere. You begin to use it yourself. “Back in the day” has joined this upstart class of the spoken word. More...

Real Estate News

A Delray cottage that’s just beachy

This spacious one-story home in Delray Beach was originally designed in 1949 by architect Sam Ogren Sr.  The home, named Happy Hill, currently has its second set of owners, who have carefully renovated, updated and added onto the original cottag More...

The Internet is a great real-estate tool, but it’s just a tool

Research shows that 90 percent of all homebuyers start their real estate search online.  I believe this is true and I may even argue that the percentage could be much higher. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

deconstructing STUFF

TODD MCLELLAN LIKES TO TAKE things apart. More...

Maltz breaks records for subscriptions, single-ticket sales

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre is breaking records and its season has not even begun.  The theater exceeded 7,537 subscribers for its 2013-14 season, billed as “Your Ticket to Great Entertainment.” On its first day of single-ticket sales, More...

Louise Pitre bows out; Susan Egan in at Kravis Center

Because of a scheduling conflict, the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts announced the cancellation of Louise Pitre and her Edith Piaf tribute “La Vie En Rouge,” that was scheduled “ for Jan. 29-30 in the Helen K. More...