February 12, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

Empty Bowls will help fill the pantry at Palm Beach County Food Bank

The rurally rooted idiom “Soup’s on!” will take on a more modern meaning this month during an event dubbed Empty Bowls Palm Beach County.  More...

16th annual Everglades Day Feb. 14 at Loxahatchee refuge

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Friends of the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge, Loxahatchee Everglades Tours and Audubon Society of the Everglades will host the 16th annual Everglades Day Saturday, Feb. 14, from 8 a.m. More...

Minimally invasive valve procedure offers a quicker recovery time

The month of February is dedicated to spreading awareness about heart disease, the No. 1 cause of death in the United States. It kills more men and women every year than all forms of cancer combined.  More...

Rich keynote speaker for AAUW lunch

Former State Sen. Nan Rich will be the keynote speaker at the Northern Palm Beach County branch of the American Association of University Women's 35th annual benefit luncheon on Feb. 21 at the Jonathan’s Landing Golf Club in Jupiter.  More...

Schneider to again manage the Jupiter Hammerheads

The Miami Marlins have announced that Brian Schneider will return as the manager for its Advanced-A affiliate, the Jupiter Hammerheads in 2015. Rejoining Mr. More...

58th American Red Cross gala set for Feb. 28

Guests will be transported "around the world" when chairman Patrick M. Park has the doors opened to ambassadors, foreign diplomats and international philanthropists on Saturday, Feb. More...

Special Sections

Business News

BBB has tips in response to Anthem breach

Tens of millions of Americans could be victims of the latest corporate data breach, this one at Anthem Insurance. More...

West Elm to open Feb. 12 at Downtown at the Gardens

West Elm will open a new store at Downtown at the Gardens in Palm Beach Gardens on Thursday, Feb. More...

Women in Leadership nominees sought by Executive Women

Nominations are being accepted for the 32nd Annual Women In Leadership Awards, to be presented at the Women In Leadership Awards Luncheon on May 1.  These awards are given annually to three Palm Beach County women who have demonstrated and exhib More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Arti Gras Turns 30

Festival marks 3 decades of bringing fine art to northern Palm Beach

In 1985, organizers from what is now the Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce had a dream. They would create a high-quality art festival and thousands would come. More...

Maltz opens with mystery, closes with Porter

When it comes to theater, Andrew Kato loves the process.  As producing artistic director at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre, he gets to be on hand for all facets of a show and see first hand how it all comes together.  It’s much the same fo More...

SPILLING IT

‘In my mind I said failure is not an option’

Have you ever wondered how department stores decide what’s hot and what’s not and determine which clothes to stock? This week’s Spilling It subject has the answer. More...

Detectives checking new names, but say no new leads in Rachel Hurley case

Palm Beach County detectives are driving around the state, collecting DNA, looking for a match to solve a murder case that’s nearly 25 years cold. More...

Nicklaus Children’s health care foundation pledges $60 million to Miami Children’s

The Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation and Miami Children’s Health System announced a $60 million pledge to support the sustained growth and advancement of the health system’s acclaimed Miami-based children’s hospital. More...

Caddies carry the load at the PGA National this month

When you’re out at the Honda Classic, take a minute for the loopers.  The essence of PGA Tour golf unfolds just beyond the corner of nearly everyone’s eye. More...

Fear that Valentine’s Day choice? Ask before buying those chocolates

John strode past the display of chocolates and cupids without a glance. He hated Valentine’s Day. He’d fallen into the Godiva trap last year. More...

Justice association names Zele president

Gregory T. Zele, an attorney with Zele Huber Trial Attorneys, has been installed as president of the Palm Beach County Justice Association, the firm announced in a statement. More...

Medal of Honor recipient to speak at veterans’ fundraiser

Col. Jack Jacobs will be the featured speaker at a benefit for the Purple Heart Veterans of Florida, which will take place from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 21, at The Colony Hotel in Palm Beach.  More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Love and money

In life, there are many different love issues and many different money issues that each of us will face.  When the two, love and money, are entwined in a relationship as an important foundation in relationship, there is plenty of room for confus More...

Real Estate News

Exquisite in Mirasol

This exquisite custom Casto estate is on 3/4 of an acre, offering a 233-foot water view and large one-story home nestled in a private cul-de-sac in prestigious Palacio in Mirasol. More...

Christina Lambert named Education Foundation president

Christina Lambert has been selected by the board of directors for the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County as the organization’s new president and chief executive officer.  She will succeed Mary Kay Murray, who will retire after more More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

The lady who made a meridienne the Recamier

Furniture often has unexpected names that honor the maker or a connection to a famous person. A Chippendale or Sheraton chair is named for the designer. Larkin desks are named for the company that gave them away. More...