January 15, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

“Enchanted Evening Under the Sea” theme for Loggerhead center gala

“An Enchanted Evening Under The Sea,” is the theme of Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s Eighth Annual Lights Out Gala, on Friday, Jan. 30 from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.  More...

American Friends of The Hebrew University host “A Night in the Garden of Eden”

American Friends of The Hebrew University will host its 10th Anniversary Gala Celebration Jan. 18 at The Mar-a-Lago Club. Guests will socialize and dine during “A Night in the Garden of Eden,” this year’s gala theme.  More...

Library receives $225,000 to help buy new bookmobile

The Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System Inc. received a donation of $225,000 to be used exclusively towards the purchase of a new bookmobile. More...

Cool Wheels: SuperCar Week SuperShow rolls into West Palm

Swift beasts lolled at the West Palm waterfront, a menagerie of hundreds of exotic species ogled by thousands. More...

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Business News

Remodelers are bustling

And good help is hard to find

At a new housing development in Bonita Springs, under a sparkling blue and white winter sky, Jose Miranda worked with apprentice installer Eddie Patino to put in garage doors. More...

Hamilton Jewelers hosts wedding band weekend

Hamilton Jewelers hosts the inaugural “Wedding Band Weekend” from Friday, Feb. 6, through Sunday, Feb. More...

Lottery sets record in 2014; more than $5.3 billion in sales

The Florida Lottery mark its 27th year in operation on Jan. 12 with another record year of sales and contributions to education, the agency said in a prepared statement.  In fiscal year 2014, the Lottery broke all previous records. More...

Girl Scouts bake up a tradition

OK, South Florida.  You’re one week out from that annual culinary tradition that expands waistlines and leaves the Girl Scouts’ coffers just a little fuller.  Yep. It’s almost cookie time.  From Jan. 22 through Feb. More...

Rooney’s Golf Foundation tournament raises $52,000 in most successful year

The 13th Annual Rooney’s Golf Foundation Charity Tournament at PGA National in October is benefiting five local charities.  A record-high total of $52,000 was distributed to the Autism Project of Palm Beach County, FAU Honors College, Path More...

Geocache in Florida state parks for a chance to win an official GeoTour Geocoin

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Florida Park Service’s GeoTour has officially reached 10,000 visitors at Florida State Parks within six months. More...

Executive Women hosts high tea

The Executive Women of the Palm Beaches hosts a fundraiser Jan. 15 at The Gardens Mall, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.  “A New Year, a New You” features speakers Kerry Diaz, Diana Wilkin, Minx Boren and Valerie Ramsey. More...

Real Estate News

Elite estate in Frenchman’s Creek

This deep-water estate, on arguably the best street in Frenchman’s Creek, offers 127 lineal feet of deep-water frontage with a 60-foot-wide private dock. More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Hester Bateman, a metal-working pioneer

In 18th-century England, most women married when young, had children and learned to cook, take care of the house and children, make textiles or at least create bedding or clothing, and be her husband’s helper when needed. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

FILMS SPANNING THE GLOBE

25th Jewish Film Festival explores subjects that filmmakers see around them

Forget having the festivities of the Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival crammed into 10 days.  This year’s 25th anniversary edition, set for Jan. 15-Feb. More...

Photographic Centre focuses on FOTOfusion

Technology has transformed the way in which we record our lives, at least photographically.  If you want some perspective, focus on this:  When organizers at the Palm Beach Photographic Centre hosted the first FOTOfusion 20 years ago, film More...

SPILLING IT

‘When I walk into a ballet studio I’m 30 years younger’

Steven Caras is a former New York City Ballet dancer. Under the leadership of legendary founder George Balanchine, he would dance worldwide in more than 40 ballets choreographed by Balanchine. He is also an acclaimed dance photographer. More...