August 7, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Every Floridian should commit to Scripps

As former co-chairs of the Scripps Florida Council, the question we get asked the most these days is: “What’s going on at Scripps Florida?”  The answer should encourage anyone who cares about finding causes of killer diseases, More...

West Palm Beach scavenger hunt will benefit Little Smiles charity

Armed only with a list of clues and photo prompts, teams of four will descend on downtown West Palm Beach on Aug. More...

A NEW VIEW:

Business trio leads effort to provide new windows for St. George’s center

A local real estate agent, a Jupiter business owner and a Boynton Beach CEO have lifted the spirits of those at St. George’s Episcopal Church and Community Center in Riviera Beach.  More...

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Collectors’ favorites

Jewelry, coins top the list of hobby investments by wealthy, survey shows

A survey by a private bank of Floridians with at least $1 million in investible assets found that 76 percent engage in some form of hobby investing, compared to the national rate of 68 percent.  The survey was completed by BMO Private Bank. More...

Joe Steranka named to lead charity arm of Honda Classic

Joe Steranka, former chief executive of PGA of America, has been appointed to lead the Children’s Healthcare Charity, the charitable arm of The Honda Classic.  Mr. More...

BOA names South Florida sales performance manager

Bank of America has named Chanteya Lawrence its sales performance manager supporting banking center teams in South Florida, the company announced in a statement.  Ms. More...

Designers make KidSanctuary cottage special for foster girls

Another custom-made cottage at KidSanctuary Campus in West Palm Beach has opened, making way for six female foster children who have come from burdensome backgrounds.  More...

Red and yellow, black and white

The country is approaching the 150th anniversary of the date slavery officially ended in the United States. The Senate passed the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in April 1864 and the House in January 1865.  More...

Community Foundation awards 38 grants to nonprofits in Palm Beach, Martin counties

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties recently approved $3.1 million in grants to 38 nonprofit organizations in the twocounty region.  The funding priorities for this year’s competitive grants included affordable hous More...

Municipalities receive revenue share from county Solid Waste Authority

Since the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County started its Revenue Share program in 2010, local municipalities have shared more than $7 million from the sale of their recyclable material, the SWA said in a statement.  In the period from Ap More...

Real Estate News

Luxury in exclusive Mirasol

This exceptional Calabria II floor plan, four-bedroom, 4½-bathroom luxury home with 4,206 square feet under air — plus office, second-level loft, and Golf Equity Membership, offers the finest details and is nestled in the desirable Rivera neigh More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Vintage designer clothes are the hot new items on the auction circuit

Vintage clothes can be inexpensive additions to a wardrobe, but sometimes vintage designer items are very expensive. A recent auction sold Hermes and other famous branded purses for thousands of dollars each. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

ART BY Association

Lighthouse ArtCenter show features range of work by members of area artist groups

Thirteen can be an unlucky number for the superstitious.  But it’s a lucky number for Lighthouse Art- Center, currently home to “Art of Association,” a juried exhibition of works by the members of 13 area artist associations.&n More...

In another world:

Kennel Club exists in its own time and space

There is an alternate universe on the corner of Congress and Belvedere in West Palm Beach. More...

FLORIDA AUTHENTICA

Tubing the Ichetucknee

An excerpt from the book, “Florida Authentica,” a field guide to 52 Florida adventures … unique, eccentric and natural marvels of the Sunshine State. By Ron Wiggins. More...