February 5, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

Nerd Alert will provide tech support

Several Florida Atlantic University alumni have just founded Nerd Alert, a local company providing computer tech support, training, set- up, troubleshooting, repair and general consulting in South Florida with plans to expand nationwide in the coming More...

Autism Initiative 2015 set for Feb. 7 in Jupiter

The Autism Initiative 2015 is set for Saturday, Feb. 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

New businesses open this month at Harbourside Place, Jupiter

Harbourside Place will have 19 tenants open for business by the end of February, according to a statement from the developers, Allied Capital and Development of South Florida.  More...

Hannah’s Home hosts barbecue fundraiser Feb. 21

Hannah’s Home Building Blocks for Babies will host a country barbecue fundraiser from 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. More...

Foundation raises more than $500,000

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties, hosting its annual gala at The Breakers for the first time in its 43-year history, attracted more than 300 guests and raised $500,000, the foundation said in a statement.  More...

Jewish Geneaology Society presents ‘Migration of Jews’

The Jewish Genealogy Society of Palm Beach County will present “The Migration of Jews to America and Beyond” on Feb. 11 from 11 a.m to 3 p.m. at the South County Civic Center, 16700 Jog Road in Delray Beach.  More...

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MONEY & INVESTING

Give the gift of financial clarity

Even simple gifts can create great confusion. Gifts to those we love can express our affections, fulfill responsibilities and further our altruistic passions. More...

THE BUSINESS OF SHOW

Area performing arts schools set the stage for students to perform

Palm Beach County is a hotbed for specialized schools dedicated to teaching theatre, music and dance to students ranging in age from preschooler to senior citizen.  More...

Consumer Reports surveys agents on how to increase a home’s value

With housing prices at recent highs, it’s a great time to sell, and still-low interest rates make it also a good time to buy a home.  More...

Alton Brown show offers food for thought

The ultimate foodie thinks he has found a recipe for success on the road.  But before he says anything else, Alton Brown wants you to know something as his “Edible Inevitable Tour” rolls in to the Kravis Center on Friday, Feb. More...

State awards FAU education college $4.3 million grant for teacher program

The State of Florida has awarded Florida Atlantic University’s College of Education a $4.3 million grant to establish a Center of Excellence for Elementary Teacher Preparation.  More...

Califano to discuss memoir at Society of the Four Arts

Joseph A. Califano Jr., President Lyndon Johnson’s top White House domestic policy aide from 19655 to 1969, will discuss and sign his book, “The Triumph and Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson” at The Society of the Four Arts in Palm Beach on Tuesday, Feb. More...

Children’s advocate Elin Nordegren named inaugural Harris L. Weinstein ‘Hero of Hope’

Place of Hope will introduce a new element to its annual Palm Beach Gardens Hope Bash this year, in naming local philanthropist and child advocate Elin Nordegren as its inaugural Harris L. More...

Palm Beach County Meals on Wheels needs volunteers, hosts orientations

As it expands to provide nutritious meals to homebound seniors in central Palm Beach County, Meals on Wheels of the Palm Beaches has a growing need for volunteers to help with mid-day deliveries, meal preparation and administrative support.  More...

2nd annual Shred Fest offers free shredding in West Palm

Shred Fest will return Feb. More...

2 board members added to Dreyfoos foundation

Dreyfoos School of the Arts Foundation Board Chairman Simon Benson Offit has announced the election of two new members to the foundation’s board of directors.  Joining the School of the Arts Foundation Board in its work to support the arts More...

Real Estate News

Search for the unique

Make yourself at home in one of Singer Island’s most majestic island paradises, Ritz Carlton Residences. More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Real-life Dexter inspired racing-horse toys of the 1800s

Old toys are expensive today because they are scarce. Children played with the toys, damaged them, scratched the paint, lost parts and eventually the toy was discarded because of its shabby condition. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Scenes from SUNDANCE

“All you need is love” (Beatles). “God is love” (Bible). “What is love?” (Night at the Roxbury.)  Love.  More...

Maltz tackles Mamet’s “Glengarry Glen Ross”

For many audiences of the Maltz Jupiter Theatre, a production is all about the music.  But for the theater’s production of David Mamet’s “Glengarry Glen Ross,” it’s all about the words — many of them four-lett More...

SPILLING IT

‘This is me, for better or worse’

Jay Zeager is a popular local radio personality for JVC Broadcasting. He’s well- known for emceeing and auctioneering charity functions and lending his recognized voice to commercials.  More...