April 10, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Chabad Jewish Center of Jupiter hosts Passover dinner April 14 and 15

Passover — the annual Jewish holiday that celebrates the Jewish people’s liberation from oppressive slavery to freedom — will be celebrated at an elegant community dinner at 7:30 p.m. More...

Founder members donate $500,000 for Kravis Center technology fund

Judith Mitchell, CEO of the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, has announced a major gift of $500,000 from Dr. David and Ingrid Kosowsky to establish and implement technology priorities at the Kravis Center.  More...

FDA spreads concern about people taking too much acetaminophen

In a sense, the problem is simply too much of good thing.  The good thing is pain relief, via Tylenol. The too-much is liver damage.  More...

Barbara Kay and Jack Kay family give $2 million to Jewish Federation

Symbolizing the family’s steadfast commitment to the future of the Jewish community in Palm Beach County and globally, Barbara and Jack Kay, along with their children, have pledged $2 million to the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County’ More...

Easter with the horses at Nature Speaks Barn

Here’s a different way to celebrate Easter: Let the Easter bunny hop on down the bunny trail and spend the day before Easter with horses at Nature Speaks Barn — Saturday, April 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 17601 103rd Terrace N. More...

Pooch Prom 2014 set to howl April 26 at Downtown at the Gardens

Chair-Dogs Daisy, Lucy Lou and Fiona have officially declared that Pooch Prom 2014 will be a “five-paw” event. More...

Special Sections

Business News

Tanning under fire

JULIA KENTY WANTED TO PROVIDE A HEALTHY alternative to sun tanning and tanning beds. She wanted to help people nourish their skin, hydrate their skin, not damage their skin. More...

O’Donnell named one of top 10 CEOs

O’Donnell Agency president and creative director Carey O’Donnell has been recognized by South Florida Business Journal as one of the Top 10 2014 Palm Beach Ultimate CEOs. More...

Clark Fountain adds paralegal investigator

Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Prather, Keen and Littky-Rubin, a catastrophic personal injury law firm in West Palm Beach, has added paralegal investigator Rosanna Schachtele to its growing firm.  More...

Tours offer an alternate view of historic areas

The end of April means the end of high season as we know it in Palm Beach County.  And the end of season brings with it the end of a couple of fun opportunities to see the area in a different way.  More...

COMMENTARY

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

The National Rifle Association of America is one of the nation’s largest, tax-exempt “social welfare” organizations under the meaning of §501(c)(4) of the federal tax code.  More...

Salon hosts “Cuts for a Cause”

The Spot Salon for Hair in Palm Beach Gardens will be hosting “Cuts for a Cause” on Sunday, May 4 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. to benefit Every Child Counts. More...

Trader Joe’s: “I felt like I was going to Disney World”

Robert Jacoby, CEO of Menin Development, the firm that is bringing Trader Joe’s to Palm Beach Gardens, says fans of the grocer pressure him for an opening date almost daily.  “We were out to eat the other night and people recognized More...

Safety Council of Palm Beach County Awards

Group gives honors March 13 at the Embassy Suites, West Palm Beach

Harry Lux, chairman of the Safety Council Board of Directors, with: heroes Mohsin Ali, FPL; Dave Chapel, FPL; Mark Davis, president of the Safety Council board. More...

Academy of Continuing Education starts new session at Mandel JCC

The new season of the Mandel JCC Palm Beach Gardens Academy of Continuing Education, offering a variety of thought-provoking, educational and entertaining classes to the community, recently began and continues through the end of May.  First-time More...

Executive Women of Palm Beaches announce Leadership Award winners

Executive Women of the Palm Beaches has announced the recipients of their Women in Leadership Award. Twentythree local women were nominated for the prestigious awards in one of three categories. More...

Real Estate News

Rare opportunity in award-winning Old Marsh Golf Club

This estate offers a rare opportunity to own a like-new home in award-winning Old Marsh Golf Club. The home at 13080 Marsh Landing features a spectacular lake and golf view.  More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Wine’s growing popularity leads to rise in corkscrew collecting

Wine spoils quickly if exposed to the air. It was not until the 18th century that glassblowers were able to make bottles with narrow necks that made airtight storage possible. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Poet for the people

Billy Collins pens poems for those who think they don’t like poetry

WHEN IT COMES TO CONTEMPORARY POETS, Billy Collins is a rock star.  The New York Times has called him “the most popular poet in America.”  More...

Get set to laugh at P.B. Shakespeare’s night of comedy

There won’t be any dead parrot jokes, but audiences will delight in the special, sketch-filled show of Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival’s “Good Evening!” at the Eissey Campus Theatre April 17-20. More...

COLLECTOR’S CORNER

Kofski and James & Jeffrey will be hosting the estate sales for which they have become known.  If you’re on the west coast this weekend, be sure to check out events in Naples, Fort Myers and Sanibel. More...