April 3, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Palm Beach Zoo employees reduce carbon footprint

Employees at the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society are taking action to reduce the zoo’s overall carbon footprint as part of a fuel reduction initiative, and they have already saved greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to 0.71 metric ton More...

Paul Davis is environmental champion for MacArthur Beach State Park

MacArthur Beach State Park’s 2014 Environmental Champion of the year is Paul Davis. Mr. Davis recently retired as environmental director of Palm Beach County Environmental Resources Management (ERM), the park said in a news statement.  More...

Team Valiente defends its title to win the Piaget Gold Cup

Swiss watchmaker and jeweler Piaget returned to Palm Beach for the seventh consecutive year as the presenting sponsor and Official Timekeeper of the Piaget Gold Cup tournament at the International Polo Club in Palm Beach.  More...

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Business News

Permit running

As the economy improves, companies that handle bureaucracy for builders are picking up the pace

Before the South Florida economy can be powered by home construction and dozens of other structures, from cell-phone towers to churches, each project requires an official permit.  More...

MONEY & INVESTING

HSA tax savings strategies may help you save before April 15

In an ideal world, everyone has perfectly planned their tax positions before the year has closed. For example, taxpayers would have employed tax-minimizing strategies for 2013 during 2013. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Palm Beach International Film Festival returns with 14 world premieres

The Palm Beach International Film Festival is set to open for its 19th edition, and Randi Emerman could not be happier.  “I’m excited about the lineup of films this year. More...

“Evita” remains a powerful force for actress

She was one of the most controversial women of her day.  Eva Peron rose from poverty to become one of the most famous women of the 20th century as first lady of Argentina.  She died in 1952 at age 33.  But don’t cry for her, beca More...

THEATER REVIEW

Heirs behaving badly: “Dividing the Estate” may be familiar

Black comedy usually refers to finding something funny in dark subject matters not readily apparent as a source of humor. But other times that laughter is as much nervously whistling in the dark about deeply discomfiting issues.  More...

All-night event raises funds, awareness of Palm Beach County’s homeless

The Meyer Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach will turn into a sea of sleeping bags and pitched tents April 11 as hundreds of advocates for the homeless participate in SleepOut.  More...

PNC Bank, Women’s Foundation host entrepreneur session

PNC Bank and the Women’s Foundation of Palm Beach County host The Educated Entrepreneur, a luncheon presentation that is part of “In the Bank,” a financial empowerment series for women. More...

Hannah’s Home Golf Classic set for new Tom Fazio course

Hannah’s Home of South Florida promises a dinner event both “beach-y” and festive when its Dinner by the Sea is presented on Friday, May 16, from 6 to 10 p.m. at The Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa. More...

Matchmaking and events service launches Palm Beach Gardens hub

A newly launched business called Revolution Dating, a dating service and events club aimed at single, divorced and widowed adults in Florida, has opened in Palm Beach Gardens. More...

Bernard F. Hampton appointed S. Florida BOA area executive

Bank of America has named Bernard F. Hampton its area executive in the South Florida market, including Palm Beach, Broward, Lee, Collier and Charlotte counties. In this role, Mr. More...

Real Estate News

Oceanfront blend of comfort & luxury

Indulge each day with a beachfront stroll, a tropical endless edge pool and lush garden landscaping, panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway. More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Bohemian pottery features elaborate designs with long curving lines

Want a conversation piece for your living room? Look for a piece of Amphora pottery from Bohemia. Several potteries in Turn-Teplitz, Bohemia, around the turn of the 20th-century made large vases in the Art Nouveau style. More...