October 17, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

28th annual JA BOOwlathon set for Oct. 19 in Jupiter

The 28th annual Junior Achievement BOOwlathon will take place from 3 to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19, at Jupiter Lanes, 350 Maplewood Drive in Jupiter.  More...

Place of Hope annual event includes timed 5K and walk

Place of Hope is adding a timed 5K to its annual Hope Walk, with the fifth annual Hope Walk & 5K to take place at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Hedge funds head into the advertising fray

An 80-year-old securities law was recently lifted by the Securities and Exchange Commission.  Any SEC rule that remained in place for 80 years must have had some mighty good reasons to have remained intact — that is until commissioners agr More...

Cultural Council of Palm Beach County seeks nominations for 2014 Muse Awards

Nominations in seven categories are now being accepted by the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County for its 2014 Muse Awards, which recognize individual and organizational excellence in art and culture throughout the county. More...

Climate change lecture set at Palm Beach State

University of Notre Dame political scientist Debra Javeline, Ph.D., will give a free lecture about “The Politics of Adapting to Climate Change” on Wednesday, Oct. More...

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Business News

Palm Beach’s ‘Enduring Classic’

Brazilian Court receives award from Fodor’s

The town of Palm Beach is home to an enduring classic.  No surprise there, but the folks at The Brazilian Court Hotel could not be more delighted with the designation by Fodor’s in its third annual list of “Fodor’s 100 Hotel Aw More...

Ombudsman program seeks Palm Beach volunteers

Florida’s Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program, which advocates for residents living in long-term care facilities, is looking for more volunteers in the Palm Beach Gardens, Jupiter, Tequesta and Juno Beach areas.  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

MASTERPIECE REDISCOVERED

A recently found painting forms the centerpiece of a Norton Museum show.

The visit had the potential for disaster.  Or at the very least disappointment.  It goes something like this: A museum receives a call from a homeowner/ shop/collector to say there is a rare work of art that its curators need to assess as More...

Dramaworks delivers elegiac take on Steinbeck’s “Mice and Men”

THEATER REVIEW

Human beings have to dream — no matter their likelihood, no matter the cost. More...

Ballet Palm Beach presents “The Curtain Rises” Oct. 25

The newly named Ballet Palm Beach (formerly Florida Classical Ballet Theatre) will perform its first production of the season, “The Curtain Rises,” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25. More...

“$torage War$” fundraiser for Goodwill set at STORE Self Storage & Wine Storage

If you like bidding, and you like surprises, the STORE Self Storage & Wine Storage fundraiser for Gulfstream Goodwill Industries Inc. is for you.  More...

Abacoa Community Garden hosts planting, celebration

The Abacoa Community Garden will hold a fall planting celebration and children’s garden activity at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19. The Garden, Jupiter’s first community garden, hosts an event the third Saturday of every month.  More...

Do the right thing

In all the sound and fury coming out of Congress, you might have missed a bit of positive news. In September, Florida Reps. Alcee L. More...

International Polo Club Palm Beach season begins in Wellington Jan. 5

The International Polo Club Palm Beach in Wellington recently announced its 2014 polo season. The season will open Sunday, Jan. 5, and will conclude 16 weeks later with the United States Polo Association’s 110th U.S. More...

Toyota dealer Earl Stewart, Nancy Stewart to chair Meals on Wheels “Hot Wheels … Hot Meals” gala

Earl Stewart, a well-known Toyota car dealer in Palm Beach County, will serve as honorary chairman of Meals on Wheels of the Palm Beaches’ second “Hot Wheels … Hot Meals” gala, along with his wife, Nancy Stewart.  More...

Ground broken for new cottage at KidSanctuary Campus

Ground was broken in Jupiter on Oct. 10 for the construction of the new Dodero Cottage for KidSanctuary Campus. The cottage is named after major donors Lorraine and Bill Dodero, who were on hand for the groundbreaking.  More...

Real Estate News

Lovely home in the Loxahatchee Club

This charming three-bedroom, 3½-bathroom Loxahatchee Club home situated on a quiet cul-de-sac offers spectacular golf-course views. More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Fabric toys hold value and beauty unassembled

Our Victorian ancestors made many of the toys their children played with. Inexpensive printed fabrics were designed to be cut out and sewn into dolls, games or toys. The fabric usually pictured all the parts of a colorful toy. More...

A round of fall antiques shows, events

Collectors and decorators will look forward to these events in the coming weeks:  More...