February 19, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

Quantum Foundation names Coleman chairman of the board

The Quantum Foundation, a private, grantmaking organization, has named Denis P. Coleman, Jr. its new chair for 2015–2017, the organization announced in a statement. He succeeds William A. More...

Boys and Girls Club Spring Fling set for March 13 at The Breakers

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County's 34th annual Spring Fling will take place on Friday, March 13, at The Breakers in Palm Beach.  The event is chaired by Danielle Hickox Moore and Honorary Chairmen include Mary Freitas, Thomas C. More...

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Business News

Lower interest rates help spur uptick in housing sales

The majority of metropolitan areas experienced steady but slightly stronger price growth in the fourth quarter of 2014, behind a decline in housing supply and an uptick in demand fueled by lower interest rates and a stronger job market, according to More...

Take Stock in Children appoints director of students services

Take Stock in Children has named Dr. Marilyn A. Schiavo as its new director of student services, the educational charity has announced in a statement.  More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Get up to speed on monetary Velocity

Velocity of Money is an often overlooked economic statistic, but it is very important to understanding the underlying health of an economy.  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Old genre, new work

Palm Beach Opera to stage world premiere of “Enemies, A Love Story”

Say what you will about modern opera.  It’s dissonant. It’s brash. More...

Norton show highlights 40 years of collecting

Picture this: You’re a major regional museum and one of your patrons is the consummate collector. So what do you do?  You mount an exhibition of 200 works from that collection.  More...

SPILLING IT

“A tabloid is supposed to afflict the rich and richen the afflicted”

Jose Lambiet runs a local w ebsite called Gossip Extra. He’s a former writer for The Palm Beach Post, National Enquirer, Sun Sentinel and the New York Daily News. We met in Stuart for lunch. More...

Private rematch of legendary game is courteous, bittersweet

The only tennis match she ever saw Jimmy Connors and Aaron Krickstein play, Aaron Krickstein won.  Bianca, Aaron Krickstein’s wife, was 11 dancing to Madonna in her living room during the 1991 U.S. More...

58th Red Cross Ball will honor Newton, MacLaine and Shatner

Three celebrities will be honored at this year’s 58th International Red Cross Ball on Saturday, Feb. 28, Red Cross Ball Chairman Patrick M. Park announced in a prepared statement.  More...

Women’s Foundation 5th annual Raise the Bar event set for March 12

The Women’s Foundation of Palm Beach County will host its fifth annual Raise the Bar networking and cocktail event on Thursday, March 12, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Cohen Pavilion.  More...

‘Portrait of a Woman’ luncheon benefits the Quantum House

Five woman community leaders from all four corners of Palm Beach County will unveil their oil portraits as they are honored at the "Portrait of a Woman" luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. More...

Forever Greyhounds fundraiser to benefit retired racing dogs

Forever Greyhounds, a nonprofit organization providing foster homes and medical care for retired racing greyhounds, will hold its second annual "Out Of The Ordinary, Into The Extraordinary" fundraiser on Sunday, March 8.  More...

Real Estate News

Beautiful Bermuda in Lost Tree Village

This three-bedroom, 3½-bathroom Bermuda is in excellent move-in condition and available this season. More...

Women in the Window International sets inaugural spring luncheon

From the earliest days of mankind, women and girls have been despicably treated. Oppression and atrocities characterize the lives of far more women than can adequately be reported with statistics or on the evening news. More...

“We Buy Ugly Houses” nets convention awards

West Palm Beach-based Hi-Land Properties LLC, the "We Buy Ugly Houses" company known as HomeVestors, dominated the 2014 National Convention Awards, taking home 10 awards in a field of more than 550 other franchisees from around the U.S., the company More...