May 15, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Summer travel off to a hot start

Eighty-one percent of Florida residents responding to an online survey plan to kickstart the summer travel season off by taking at least one leisure trip of 50 miles or more requiring overnight accommodations during the next three months. More...

Coal, cows and the Argentinian solution

When I was young, my grandmother would hail me from her place at the kitchen stove, hand me the coal bucket, and send me to the coal shed. More...

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Business News

Safely haul your assets this year

More people move in May than any other month; here are some tips for finding a trustworthy company

May is National Moving Month, which kicks off the busiest time of year for Americans changing residences.  It also means unlicensed movers and dishonest scammers are waiting to take advantage of unwary consumers.  The Better Business Bureau More...

Two new Pure Barre exercise studios to open in Palm Beach County

Two new Pure Barre exercise studios are scheduled to open in Palm Beach County.  Melissa Hirsch, an attorney who opened the first Pure Barre in February near CityPlace in downtown West Palm Beach, and the second in April in Wellington, is openin More...

Arts & Entertainment News

“TRYST”

Dramaworks produces Edwardian tale of deceit and seduction

There were no happy endings in the love stories of George Joseph Smith, a serial bigamist and a criminal in Edwardian England.  He married lonely working class women and stole their savings. More...

Maltz students game for pajama musical

Putting on a theatrical production is a lot of hard work.  Just ask Julie Rowe, director of education at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s Paul and Sandra Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts.  For the conservatory’s upcoming produ More...

COLLECTOR’S CORNER

The die-hard collectors (and dealers!) have headed north to Massachusetts for the markets in Brimfield. But those of us who have remained to sweat out the summer in Florida still have events to whet our appetites for collecting:   More...

Fighting bullies, fighting violence, kids use their ink as their war paint

Sixth-grader Michael Lesh has shaggy hair, hazel eyes and hockey-player shoulders. He says he’s a better writer than talker. More...

Home on the range

This past month I was home on the range again, a trip down memory lane, prompted by the Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy. Long ago, I married into a family run farm and ranching operation in central Florida, one of thousands that populate the state.  More...

Adopt-A-Family names agency veteran as CEO

The agency that helps bring families in crisis to stability and selfsufficiency has a new leader.  Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches Inc. has named Matthew Constantine its CEO.  More...

Real Estate News

Timeless resort-style residence at BallenIsles

THIS MUST-HAVE CUSTOM GOLF COURSE estate is exquisitely designed and decorated with only the finest appointments offering formal and informal living at its best. More...

Star turn

Estate inspired by home of actress Tallulah Bankhead

MAKE THIS PROPERTY YOUR PRIVATE PARAdise. This custom-built home at 8194 SE Country Estates Way in Jupiter is located on 1.9 acres in the gated community of Island Country Estates, within minutes of Indiantown Road and the interstate. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Giving a fish, versus teaching to fish, versus gifting a bait shop

Gift giving to both nonfamily and charitable groups averages 6 percent of the average household budget. More...