September 12, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

Masquerade ball to benefit mental health program

A Masquerade Ball for Mental Health is Oct. 30 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Lake Worth Casino.  The fundraiser will benefit the Mental Health Association of Palm Beach County’s Listen to Children mentoring program. More...

POLITICS AND WATER POLICY INTERSECT

TO and flowing out of Lake Okeechobee, a great deal more will have to be stored outside the lake, experts say — both in reservoirs, and on southern lands where it once flowed naturally.  A significant portion of those lands, 700,000 acres More...

SOLUTIONS

This map shows more than 60 pieces of the ambitious Everglades Restoration Plan adopted by Congress in 2000, along with other government efforts to restore natural waterflow. Most phases are not currently funded. More...

Summertime, and the living is easy

It was a quiet summer in the world of philanthropy. More...

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Business News

Foreign currency scam is a bad investment

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West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority names chairman

The West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority board of directors has appointed Howard Pincus, an eight-year resident of the Clematis District, as chairman for the 2013-2014 term. Mr. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Fundamental analysis cannot help bond investors

Bonds and the direction of interest rates are excellent examples of how the investment future is not fundamentally knowable and, further, that fundamental analysis, at a minimum, should be accompanied by technical analysis and technical trading rules More...

Big band booster plays his final song

Ben Grisafi had brass and reeds in his blood, and his heart pounded with a big band beat. He died Sept. More...

Jupiter Hammerheads: A season of highlights

The Jupiter Hammerheads’ 2013 season was anything but uninteresting. More...

THE MOST DANGEROUS TIME: FLOOD RISK HIGH FOR LAKE OKEECHOBEE

PHILLIP ROLAND SLEPT LITTLE ON THE LAST NIGHT OF at his home in Clewiston, a town hunkered beneath Lake Okeechobee’s Herbert Hoover dike. More...

NEWS BRIEFS

Silver Airways adds new nonstop flights from WPB   More...

Highballs & Hibiscus fundraiser set for Sept. 20

More than 200 friends of Jupiter Medical Center got together for a pre-party at Lilly Pulitzer at the Gardens Mall on August 28 to celebrate the upcoming Highballs & Hibiscus event on Friday, Sept. More...

Real Estate News

Luxury nestled in San Remo at Mirasol

This five-bedroom, five-bathroom home, with nearly 5,000 square feet under air, offers luxury and the finest details, and is nestled in the desirable San Remo neighborhood of Mirasol in Palm Beach Gardens. A full golf membership is available.  More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Versatile barrel-shaped seats back in vogue

Garden seats shaped like a barrel are being made today from porcelain, pottery, plastic, rattan and even plaster. They are used in a living room as a coffee table, in a powder room as a pedestal to hold towels, or inside or outside as a seat. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Old and new

Kravis Center offers a "War Horse," plus some old favorites for next season

Pink Martini, which provided entertainment for last year’s gala, will return March 25 for a concert. “I think they discovered a new audience when they played our gala last year,” Mr. More...

Pops to curtail performances for 2013-2014 season

The maestro is gone, and that means that the Palm Beach Pops also will slip away from a regular performing schedule during its 2013-2014 season.  More...

Art Basel returns to Miami Beach Dec. 5-8

The Art Basel show in Miami Beach, from Dec. 5-8, will feature 258 leading international galleries, drawn from 31 countries across North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.  More...