July 10, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Capt. Robert Scott’s last letter

In the century or so since British Navy Capt. Robert Falcon Scott ran out of juice on his return from the South Pole and wrote his final letters home while freezing to death in his tent, plenty has been made of him.  More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Folding tables made to fit in tight spaces

No matter how large a house is, there always seems to be a need for more space. During the 19th century, especially in the South, homes often had long, wide front halls that went from the front door to the back door. More...

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Business News

The workforce returns

Cautious optimism follows big reduction in jobless claims

From east to west, signs of the onceupon a-time great recession of 2007, which produced devastating effects for years after the federal government declared it officially ended in 2009, have faded significantly from the regional picture.  More...

20 best ways to get and keep motivated

No matter what you do for a living, the key to success is motivating yourself, each and every day. Most people know that.  More...

Sea turtles continue to nest in near record numbers

Sea turtles have nested along the shores of South Florida for millennia. Over the past century, their numbers have dwindled, thanks to over-fishing and diminishing habitats. More...

Common Core state standards: Detention hall or recess?

Of the policy issues of late, few provoke more head scratching than the controversies surrounding the voluntary adoption by individual states of the Common Core State Standards. More...

Poker tournament headed to Palm Beach Kennel Club

Poker players from across the country will be converging on Palm Beach County for the first stop of the 2014/15 World Series of Poker Circuit.  More...

Real Estate News

Luxury in the Loxahatchee Club

Located in the prestigious Loxahatchee Club in Jupiter and situated on a nearly half-acre lot, this pristine home with a “Palm Beach” atmosphere has 3,785 square feet of living space. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Road to Sundown

WHEN TIM MCGRAW WENT on tour in summer 2011, he had already completed his album, “Emotional Traffic,” and in fact had named his outing the “Emotional Traffic” tour. This summer, Mr. More...

With the man in the chicken suit, it’s either feast or feathers

I’ve been looking for the man in the chicken suit. I can’t remember where I last saw that giant chicken — West Palm Beach, Lake Worth — but I’m quite sure it was not a chicken of my imagination. More...

COLLECTOR’S CORNER

SCOTT SIMMONS/FLORIDA WEEKLY

Auctions are the main event as collecting takes a summer holiday in South Florida. There still should be enough going on to motivate buyers to empty their pockets.   More...