March 13, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

JMC auxiliary donates $240,000 toward gift shop, lobby renovations

Jupiter Medical Center’s south lobby and gift shop are about to get a little brighter, thanks to a $240,000 donation from the hospital’s auxiliary.  More...

Run for the Angels relay to benefit Bella’s Angels

Bella’s Angels Inc., a local nonprofit for children with life-long disabilities, has partnered with Tri Bike Run of Juno BeachforRunfortheAngels4x1mile relay race on March 30 at 9 a.m. in Abacoa Town Center.  More...

Gun bunnies

Guns. Again. This time in my son’s school.  And this time, thankfully, with no bloody tragedy.  In school shootings, you get the victims of the bullets whose lives end on the spot, of course.  More...

Play with ‘big dogs’ at Wine, Women & Shoes luncheon

Coco Chanel, Jimmy Choo, Manola Blahnik and other iconic fashion and footwear favorites will star in a celebrity studded charity event coming March 29 to Palm Beach.  More...

Author David Sibley to speak on “The Sibley Guide to Birds”

David Sibley, author of the “The Sibley Guide to Birds,” will speak on Wednesday, March 26, at 6:30 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Business News

La Wedge, created by Acreage man, is a multi-purpose pillow

With his invention, Bruce Moorhead, of The Acreage, has invented a product that allows people to rest easy on the beach.  His product is available in 140 stores in eight states.  La Wedge is an all-in-one pillow for relaxation, a way to kee More...

JMC names new chief of oncology services

Abraham Schwarzberg has been named chief of oncology services at Jupiter Medical Center.  In this position, Dr. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Retirement accounts for the masses might help ease the aging crunch

During the State of Union address on Jan. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Royal treat

Maltz closes season with “The King and I”

It has been a whirlwind season for the  Maltz Jupiter Theatre.  The regional theater started its season in 1950s London with “Dial M for  Murder,” made a stop in Depression era  New York for “Annie,” hung a More...

New Gardens Band gets macho this March

The New Gardens Band is getting macho this march.  And no, we’re not talking about “Macho Men” or the Village People.  “We missed out on that one,” said Owen Seward, music director of the 50-piece wind ensemble More...

CONTRACT BRIDGE

Risky Business

I have it on good authority that this deal actually occurred in a pair championship some years ago. There is no point in saying that hands such as South’s are never dealt, as the players involved would testify to the contrary. More...

Boat show sails into downtown West Palm Beach

It’s billed as one of the top 10 yachting events in the country.  And small wonder — the Palm Beach International Boat Show, now in its 29th consecutive year, will bring more than $1.2 billion of yachts, boats and accessories from th More...

I dream of Jeannie

According to the 2014 Trend Report published by the Webb Media Group, an ordinary American generates more data in a day than an 18th-century ancestor generated in a lifetime. We know about that. More...

Animal farms provide foods, too

Along with vegetable farms, there are animal farms in the Palm Beach County area that provide their foods for sale to the public at the individual farms, or through green markets.  Jo Jo Milano owns Delilah’s Dairy — a goat farm on l More...

10,000 rubber ducks will swim in Lake Worth to help homeless

The 2nd Annual Ducky Derby will take place in Downtown Lake Worth on March 16 as part of St. Patrick’s Day festivities. For $5, anyone can “Adopt- A-Duck” and have the chance to win the $5,000 Grand Prize and other prizes too. More...

Benefit set at 264 Grill for Purple Heart Veterans

A benefit event for the Purple Heart Veterans of Florida is set for March 25 at 6 p.m. at 264 The Grill, at 264 S. County Road, Palm Beach.  All proceeds will go to the veterans organization. More...

Yee-hah! Second Hoedown to raise money for KidSanctuary

KidSanctuary Campus has named chairs for its second annual Hoedown, set for March 22 at The National Croquet Center in West Palm Beach.  More...

Museum schedules series of “Science on Tap” talks

“Science on Tap” sounds like a group of researchers hanging out at a bar. More...

Real Estate News

Luxury in the Loxahatchee Club

Tucked away in the exclusive Loxahatchee Club in Jupiter, this elegant four-bedroom 5.5-bath home allows for resort style living and casual entertaining. More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Googly eyes are a sweet prize for collectors

“Googly eyes” is a term that can mean two slightly different things. The meaning online refers to small, modern, plastic pieces that look like round sandwiches with clear tops and a small, loose, round black piece inside. More...

County’s new foreclosure cases down 49 percent from February 2013

The number of new foreclosure cases filed in Palm Beach County during February is nearly half of the cases filed the same time a year ago, according to the latest statistics from the Clerk & Comptroller, Palm Beach County.  There were 518 ne More...