December 5, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

One-year countdown begins for first who need REAL ID

Anne M. Gannon, Palm Beach Counry constitutional tax collector, alerts drivers born after Dec. 1, 1964, that their one-year countdown to meet the federal REAL ID deadline started on Dec. 1. More...

Down these mean streets

A long time ago, an investigative reporter named Peter Franceschina pulled up a chair next to mine at the bar, ordered a pint, and slapped down a piece of paper. More...

Jewish federation launches leadership development program

The Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County is launching a new flagship program designed to identify and develop future Jewish leaders. More...

Browns’ gift to El Sol to fund English classes

A gift of $70,000 from philanthropists Ann Brown and Don Brown will ensure that the El Sol Resource Center can offer daytime English classes for two more years.  The donation covers salaries of three daytime English teachers and an Ameri- Corps More...

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MONEY & INVESTING

Obamacare’s likely economic consequences

Only U.S. citizens living in a cave would be unaware of the massive problems in the rollout of Obamacare. Its delays, dislocations and confusions all translate into economic waste and added expense. More...

Palm Beach County architects’ group presents design awards

The Palm Beach Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, representing more than 500 licensed architects throughout the county, presented what its professional peers have determined is the best work of the year by local architects.  More...

Clerk & Comptroller reports receive top awards once again

When Clerk & Comptroller Sharon Bock was elected in 2004, one of her priorities was educating Palm Beach County residents about government finance and bringing transparency to how their tax dollars are spent.  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

History and a musical

“The Lion in Winter” roars into Dramaworks I t’s Christmas 1183 in Chinon, France, and Henry II of England has gathered his family for the holiday. More...

It’s a family affair at the Symphonic Band

A family affair will unfold when the Symphonic Band of the Palm Beaches returns to the stage for its holiday concert series. More...

CONTRACT BRIDGE

An anti-percentage play

Bridge is largely a game of percentages, but it is first and foremost a game of reasoning. More...

Old craft of sailmaking requires new techniques; same calm ability

Sails can carry a person and a family almost anywhere, given a craft and water underneath, sometimes even on dry land, if John McNally’s life and work are any guide. They can take you into trouble and pull you out of it, too. More...

Nonprofits all a-Twitter

If social media did not catch your attention before, the rollout of the Twitter IPO stock offering surely did. More...

JMC’s Peter Gloggner joins Lighthouse ArtCenter board

Peter Gloggner has joined the Board of Directors at Lighthouse ArtCenter.  “Peter’s career in healthcare has focused on human resources and relationship building,” said Katie Deits, executive director of the Tequesta museum and More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Famous artists can be part of your collection

Artists often create many different kinds of art: paintings, etchings, prints, ceramics, jewelry, furniture, marble sculptures, bronzes and perhaps designs for commercial products. More...

Juno Beach unveils 9/11 memorial

The Town council of Juno Beach will unveil and dedicate the new art work that was commissioned by artist Mark Fuller for the “Juno Beach 9/11 Remembrance Project.”   The dedication will be held at the project site on Dec. More...

Real Estate News

One Singer Island – setting the standard for luxury

Imagine being one of only 15 exquisite residences with a private gated entrance leading to a covered porte cochere. More...

Pet odors, cluttered home are no-no’s when you’re trying to sell

Last month I received an offer on one of the properties that I had listed. It was the first offer in more than five months on this particular listing and it was a very good offer — in fact the closing is supposed to take place next week.  More...

December Community Lectures at Jupiter Medical Center

Jupiter Medical Center is hosting community lectures in December and January.  More...