March 6, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Who represents you in Tallahassee?

It’s OK if you haven’t been paying attention — if perhaps a few elections have passed you by and maybe you’ve fallen behind. More...

Nonprofits emerge as victors in Great Charity Challenge

A $150,000 check issued to Speak Up! More...

Easter Seals fundraiser “A Pair to Remember” returns to The Gardens Mall

The March 13 event that celebrates the fashionable female’s affinity for accessories, “A Pair to Remember,” will begin with a pink champagne reception in the Saks Fifth Avenue Court and concludes with a $10,000 shopping spree giveaw More...

Panhellenic Alumnae host annual fundraiser March 8

The Panhellenic Alumnae is a group whose members are college sorority women who belong to one of the 26 National Panhellenic Conference sororities and gather monthly in the name of friendship and scholarship to plan for an annual benefit. More...

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Business News

Women’s Foundation of Palm Beach County hosts fourth annual Raise the Bar event

The Women’s Foundation of Palm Beach County will host its fourth annual Raise the Bar reception on Thursday, March 27, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. More...

New credit card fraud surfaces

In latest scam, consumers find ‘customer service’ charges

In the aftermath of the massive holiday data breach that effected Target and a number of other major retailers, consumers are now faced with yet another reason to be concerned about the safety of their credit cards.  Reports are surfacing that c More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Federal government (and tax bills) keep on growing

A common complaint is that the size and scope of federal government agencies and departments are far too large — both bloated, on paths of unrestrained growth, and too large to be properly managed. Is this true?  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

CONTRACT BRIDGE

A mind-reading problem

Insanity is surely a liability at the bridge table, though it can’t be denied that a crazy bid or play will occasionally score a resounding success.  More...

Peace, Love & Wellness Music Festival at Midtown to feature healthy lifestyle activities

Groovy, man. Far out.  Mainstreet at Midtown will promote the best of healthy lifestyle offerings during the second annual Peace, Love & Wellness Music Festival from 1 to 5 p.m., on March. More...

PUZZLE ANSWERS

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Evening on Antique Row gets set to party in the street

Evening on Antique Row is back. After going on hiatus for a couple of years, the shindig celebrating all things decorative returns March 8 along Dixie Highway between Monroe Drive and Southern Boulevard in West Palm Beach. More...

A Knight to remember

Both by assets and dollar amount of grants made, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is the largest foundation in the state of Florida. More...

The high cost of ‘Enterprise’

It’s probably too late for those who have entered late-middle age to drop their spoons and pick up a five-gallon bucket.  But their children still have time.  That way, they can ladle much more than their full share of soup from the t More...

JCC to host discussion on gun control

Richard Feldman, president of the Independent Firearms Owners Association, and Joshua Horwitz, executive director of The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, will come together for a discussion on gun control at 7 p.m. March 12 at the Mandel JCC. More...

Star power fuels camp dreams at International Polo Club

When the star power of polo icon Ignacio “Nacho” Figueras, and “America’s Most Wanted” host John Walsh partnered as the honorary event chairs for the Neil S. More...

‘Need for Speed’ Mustang GT in charity auction

A custom 2014 Ford Mustang GT starring in the new movie “Need for Speed” will be auctioned off for charity by Ford Motor Co. at the Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach auction on April 12.  More...

Real Estate News

The Ritz Carlton Residences, a unique oceanfront lifestyle

RESIDENCE 1904A WAS DESIGNED AND furnished by renowned Interior Designer Steven G. If privacy and exclusivity are your must-haves, this may just be the place for you. More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Look for emblems of quality on cameo glass

Cameo glass is popular with collectors. Galle, Thomas Webb, Mt. Washington and Daum are well known, but some smaller companies that worked at the same time are almost unknown. More...

The interesting MEG WOLITZER

Best-selling novelist of ‘The Interestings’ talks about the themes that inform her writing.

Talent is a tricky thing.  “I realized that … a lot of it is about luck,” says best-selling novelist Meg Wolitzer. “Are you born into the right place? Do you have people who will encourage you? More...