March 27, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Thousands expected to run, walk in 2014 Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run

The 2014 Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run, a three circuit 5K (3.1 mile) Run Walk, will once again wind its way through the streets of West Palm Beach. More...

11th annual TurtleFest to host thousands on Juno Beach

More than 10,000 people are expected to attend the 11th anniversary of Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s (LMC) largest, free-admission community event, TurtleFest, which celebrates and appreciates ocean conservation and sea turtles. More...

JMC Thrift Shop holding silent auction

Jupiter Medical Center’s Thrift Shop, at 205 Center St. in Jupiter, is holding a silent auction through Monday, March 31. All bidders must be registered at the Thrift Shop. More...

Local business, community leaders to strut their stuff at The Arc’s Wild Pants Party at The Gardens Mall

Canary yellow and robin’s-egg blue will clash with cardinal red and flamingo pink during the much-anticipated return of The Arc of Palm Beach County’s Wild Pants Party. More...

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Business News

Survey: Affluent Floridians need an average of $2.1 million for retirement

High-net-worth Floridians — those with investible assets of $1 million or more — reported that they require, on average, $2.1 million to fund their retirement. This is $200,000 lower than the national average of $2.3 million. More...

Kelly Smallridge to be keynote speaker at Women’s Empowerment Forum

Kelly Smallridge, president and CEO of the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County, will be the keynote speaker during the second Palm Beach State College Women’s Empowerment Forum from noon to 1 p.m. on April 1.  More...

MONEY & INVESTING

China’s banking problems could lead to systemic crisis

Ambrose Evans-Pritchard is one of the best financial writers because he is an exceptional economic thinker, he gets scoops and leads from the international community far earlier than the regular columnist, he takes complex financial concepts and simp More...

Cultivating the shape of things to come

Local entrepreneur Tahiti Joe makes sauce.  National retailer Trader Joe’s makes and sells a little of everything.  And Topiary Joe?  Well, Topiary Joe, who also goes by the name Joe Kyte, creates fanciful creatures from flowers More...

Throwing the baby out with the bathwater

Since 2003, the national Council on Foundations and the Regional Associations of Grantmakers call on their membership to walk the halls of Congress and educate lawmakers on the importance of philanthropy and charitable giving to the nation. More...

JMC’s 38th Annual Ball March 29

Jupiter Medical Center Foundation’s 38th Annual Ball is March 29 at PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens. Another sell-out crowd is expected to be transported to the famed City of Lights for an enchanting evening in Paris.  More...

Fishing Club yard sale set for April 12

The West Palm Beach Fishing Club promises it will be a real ‘Hot Spot’ for area anglers and boaters on Saturday, April 12, when the club hosts its annual one-day yard sale with the fishermen in mind. More...

WHAT FLOATS YOUR BOAT?

South Florida Science Center and Aquarium announces new ‘Float it’ competition to annual Drop it, Build it

The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium wants to know: What floats your boat? The center asks this as it prepares for its 28th Annual “Drop it, Build it, Float it, Launch it, Thrill it” engineering competition. More...

Real Estate News

Exquisite, exclusive in Old Palm

This exquisite Montsorrel model is on one-half acre in exclusive Old Palm. The five-bedroom, 6.5-bath home at 11733 Valeros Court offers an office, two lofts, and 6,480 square feet of living space. More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Flashy beaded purses still a bargain for collectors

Beaded purses of various shapes were in fashion for all of the 19th and 20th centuries. Shapes went in and out of fashion. Colorful and sparkling glass beads imported from Europe added to the knit and embroidered purses that were in style. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Of SMOKESTACKS and BRIDGES

Norton exhibition embraces the “Industrial Sublime”

If New York’s Hudson River School of art reveled in the art of God, then it stands to reason that the artists who followed reveled in the art of man, be it good or bad.  That’s what the works suggest in the Norton Museum of Art&rsquo More...

Kravis books “Mormon” for next season

The Kravis Center will throw the book at its patrons during its 2014-2015 Kravis on Broadway series.  Patrons should be delighted.  Why?  More...

CONTRACT BRIDGE

Unexpected defeat

In tournament circles, every expert has a favorite story about his encounter with a pair of beginners who have decided to test the waters against the pros. Often these stories relate how the newcomers managed to put one over on the experts.  More...