October 31, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

Jewish Federation of PB County names senior vice president for planned giving and endowments

Reinforcing its commitment to plan for the future needs of the Jewish community, the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County has named Andrew Fradkin as the senior vice president for planned giving and endowments. The essence of Mr. More...

League of Women Voters hosts climate change presentation

The League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County is hosting a free multimedia presentation and discussion entitled “Climate Change: How Will It Impact What You Love?”  More...

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Business News

Cyber Scam

Beware of social media offers that are too good to be true

Usually, when an offer is “too-goodto be-true” it most likely isn’t true at all. This is a lesson that many social media users have learned the hard way. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Wall Street expressions and buzz words

If you want to “make a ton of money” in investing, it’s best you learn the meaning of various expressions and buzzwords unique to the investment industry.  More...

House Haunting

Five perfect properties for intrepid buyers

It’s the season of ghosts, goblins and witches — a time when we celebrate the things that go bump in the night. More...

Help these students save “Sesame Street” and other programs

Here’s the mission: “Save the Street.” Here’s the street: “Sesame Street,” the venerable, much-heralded children’s show that made its public TV debut on Nov. More...

Crossing Borders

(Part I of a two-part series)   More...

Annual Take Flight Awards Gala Nov. 2 at Wycliffe Golf & Country Club

Faith*Hope*Love*Charity Inc. hosts the 7th Annual Take Flight Awards Gala on Saturday, Nov. 2, at Wycliffe Golf & Country Club in Wellington.  The event is a tribute to those who answer the call of service. More...

Resource Depot launches programs with Nov. 2 relocation

Do-It-Yourself-ers and wanna-be DIYers are invited to a “REopen House” hosted by Resource Depot to launch its expanded DIY workshop and shopping programs.  More...

Malayan tiger brothers leave Palm Beach Zoo for Jacksonville

In May of 2011, three tiny Malayan tigers — Jaya, Bunga and Penari — entered the world, the offspring of the Palm Beach Zoo’s Berapi Api. On Monday, Oct. More...

Real Estate News

The finest country club living — in Mirasol

This La Mirada, at 118 Via Mariposa in Mirasol in Palm Beach Gardens, is very close to the club and features fabulous golf views.  More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Famous political rivalry became a pop culture phenomenon

Political fights among politicians are not new. Today, the rivalries are ridiculed in political cartoons and on TV sitcoms. In the past, political differences were shown in Staffordshire figures, slogans and drawings. More...

2013 county property tax payments accepted early

Anne M. Gannon, Constitutional Tax Collector, announced that her office is accepting 2013 property tax payments early.  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

PIANOS AS ART

Keys to the Cities charity event unveils whimsically transformed uprights, baby grands for public to play

Eighteen donated pianos, 17 enthusiastic artists and one determined business owner have played their respective parts in bringing a first-of-its-kind project to Palm Beach County — Keys to the Cities. More...

Dial M for Maltz’s season opener

Dial M.  The very notion and motion of dialing anything seems set in another time.  But then “Dial M for Murder” is a play that is very much a product of its time, circa 1954, the year of Alfred Hitchcock’s iconic film ver More...

CONTRACT BRIDGE

Extrasensory Perception

Many contracts fail because of an unlucky lie of the cards, but some of them can be salvaged by careful play. Assume you’re declarer at four hearts and West leads a diamond.  More...