January 16, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Clerk Bock, businesses offer free weddings on Valentine’s Day

Here’s a sure sign that love is in the air: Cupid (aka Clerk Sharon Bock, the National Croquet Center and local community partners) will give 40 couples a Valentine’s Day wedding to remember — for free.  More...

9th annual ForEverglades benefit features Couric, Keaton, Zac Brown Band

The mission: Protecting and restoring the Everglades.  This year’s missionaries: TV journalist, author and talk show host Katie Couric; actor, conservationist and fly fisherman Michael Keaton; and GRAMMY Award winners the Zac Brown Band.&n More...

Gardens Medical Center celebrates 30 years of open-heart surgeries

They call it “a heartfelt first” — becoming the first hospital in Palm Beach, Martin, Okeechobee, Indian River and St. Lucie counties to provide open-heart surgery service. More...

Can divorce be a New Year’s resolution?

I cannot say for sure whether I have ever met someone who hasn’t fallen prey to the almost inescapable pressure to make New Year’s resolutions. More...

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LOVE TO SHOP?

Palm Beach Outlets Mall set to open on Valentine’s Day

Palm Beach Outlets Mall will open in less than a month, bringing to the West Palm Beach area about 100 outlet stores and big-box stores Whole Foods and Nordstrom Rack. More...

IN MY WORDS

Sixty-Five Roses makes a difference in fight against CF

Friday, Sept. 11, 1965, is a day that changed our lives forever.  At 3 o’clock that fateful day, my husband, Harry, and I were told that their precious 4-year-old son, Richard, had cystic fibrosis.  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

ONE SINGULAR STORY

Maltz opens with timeless “A Chorus Line”

Josh Walden and Elizabeth Earley arrive in full costume for interviews to talk about the Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s production of “A Chorus Line,” wwhich continues through Feb. 2. More...

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HOROSCOPES

¦ CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) Be prepared to be flexible about your current travel plans. Although you don’t have to take them, at least consider suggestions from the experts in the travel business.   More...

Roger Dean set to host a star-spangled tryout

Oh, say, can you see . . . that Roger Dean Stadium is looking for South Florida’s top talents to sing or play the national anthem prior to Spring Training games for the Miami Marlins and St. More...

On the road again

Closing the books on 2013 is still underway but the outlook for the future year in philanthropy warrants some cautious optimism.  The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s post mortem on last year’s giving suggests that large donations made a More...

Drivers distracted about 10 percent of the time

Drivers eat, reach for the phone, text, or otherwise take their eyes off the road about 10 percent of the time they are behind the wheel, according to a study using video technology and in-vehicle sensors.  More...

Arthur R. Marshall Foundation names two to board of directors

The Arthur R. More...

St. Mary’s offers lone children’s cancer unit

All kinds of cancer, including childhood cancer, have a common disease process — cells grow out of control, develop abnormal sizes and shapes, ignore their typical boundaries inside the body, destroy their neighboring cells, and ultimately, can More...

MONEY & INVESTING

It’s not too late to resolve to fix your finances

If new year’s resolutions were ever so easily accomplished, then there would be little need for the psychological uplift attached to Jan. 1. If they were so easy to stick with, the same resolutions would not appear year after year on our lists. More...

Real Estate News

Private, custom home in exclusive BREAKERS WEST

This impeccable custom home is located at 1909 Flagler Estates Dr., in the exclusive Flagler Estates section of Breakers West. Gorgeous views overlook the 4th fairway of the Rees Jones golf course. More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Delight awaits for collectors of classic fortune tellers

Fortune tellers have been popular for centuries. In the United States, many 20th-century amusement parks had fortune teller machines that enticed customers. More...

Palm Beach Gardens Golf Course gets back into swing of things

Since its debut, the newly redesigned 18-hole Palm Beach Gardens Golf Course on the edge of the Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area has seen many a happy golfer play on its fresh Celebrations grass and new TifEagle greens.  More...