January 9, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Rooney’s Golf Foundation hosts annual poker tournament

Rooney’s Golf Foundation will host its 4th Annual Charity Poker Tournament on Jan. More...

Garden club features herbs

Simon and Garfunkel sang about them. More...

Rollergirls: Palm Beach County derby team wants to join big leagues

Blocking, jamming and knocking over opponents have distinguished the sport of roller derby for decades, as have the scantily clad women who rollick around the rink.  The Dub City Derby Girls, a Palm Beach County-based team admittedly guilty on a More...

Resource Depot hosts tours to show new space in West Palm Beach

Resource Depot’s recent move from Riviera Beach to its new facility at 2510 Florida Ave. in West Palm Beach allows an expanded focus on reuse and repurposing for environmental, artistic and financial sustainability for the community.  More...

‘Journey to Good Health’ improves lifestyles for staffers of Tax Collector’s office

In 2011, Palm Beach County Tax Collector Anne Gannon tackled another, quite different issue she found to be taxing: Called “Journey to Good Health,” it was a program she implemented, aimed at helping employees better understand their risk More...

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For small businesses looking ahead into the New Year, optimism competes with worry: the reality of health care costs, whether the economic “rally” will materialize for small business and other bottom-line apprehensions.  More...

Lighthouse Cove Adventure Golf opens near Jupiter Inlet

Lighthouse Cove Adventure Golf, a tropical fishing village-themed miniature golf destination, has opened at A1A and Jupiter Beach Road. The city’s first mini golf, Lighthouse Cove features two 18-hole courses, Paradise Falls and Lost Lagoon. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

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Norton shows highlight “HOARD” and focus on Polaroid images

The Norton Museum of Art seems split in two directions right now.  Enter the lobby, turn right and you have entered the world of Phyllida Barlow.  Turn left and wander down the hall and you come upon the world of instant images with “ More...

A look at the best films of 2013

It was a year that didn’t start well and had a disappointing summer, lowlighted by the mind-numbing blur that was the last 30 minutes of “Man of Steel.” And yet, 2013 ended up being a pretty darn good year at the movies overall, tha More...

“A Chorus Line” opens Jan.14 at the Maltz

“A Chorus Line” takes the stage at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre from Jan. 14 through Feb. More...

Turning palm fronds into greenbacks

WHEN YOU THINK FLORIDA, YOU SEE PALM trees. Ben Bolusky has pegged the palm as Florida’s icon. He cannot picture a coastal resort, seafood shack or theme park without the silhouette of a palm tree being instantly there.  More...

COMMENTARY

The joy of cooking

With the holidays behind us, and a few chores remaining to return to our routines, we savor memories of the food and cultural traditions that distinguish the celebrations we enjoy with family and friends.  The centerpiece of holiday-inspired pro More...

Loggerhead Marina members collect more than 1,500 Toys for Tots

Loggerhead Marina members collected more than 1,500 toys for the U.S. Marines Toys for Tots program. The new, unwrapped toys brightened the holidays for children of less fortunate families living in Palm Beach County. More...

COMMENTARY

The monolith debate

At a sizeable dinner party the other night I whipped out my smart-phone computer and made motions to look up something none of us knew.  I forget what, now. More...

Meals on Wheels receives grants topping $70,000

Meals on Wheels of the Palm Beaches, which provides nutritious meals to homebound seniors, recently received grants totaling more than $70,000 from four local foundations.  The funds will be used to help expand the 3-year-old program in 2014 &md More...

Johns Hopkins hosts conference in West Palm on women’s health

A heart-healthy breakfast. The latest findings on women’s health issues. More...

Real Estate News

Elegant home in exclusive Old Palm Golf Club

This one-story custom, expanded Flora model home is in Palm Beach Gardens’ Old Palm Golf Club, among the world’s most beautiful and luxurious golf club communities. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Real estate’s new normal is good news for everyone

In May 2012, the headline for this column was “National housing study reports the worst is over.” And ain’t that the wonderful truth?  More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Classic canes served as functional fashion

Canes were used not only to aid in walking, but also as part of European and American fashionable dress in the 18th and 19th centuries. Many canes had an extra function, too. More...