April 2, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

Child Abuse Prevention Month

Community leaders and child advocates will gather April 2 for presentations marking Child Abuse Prevention Month.  The event will take place from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at ChildNet, 4100 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach.  More...

8th Rooney’s 5K Run/Walk to benefit charities

The 8th annual Rooney’s 5K Run/Walk will be held 7:30 a.m. More...

Honda Classic donates new playground to Marsh Pointe Elementary School

The Honda Classic has donated a new playground to Marsh Pointe Elementary School in Palm Beach Gardens on behalf of Imagination Playground, which provided the innovative play area for kids at the 2015 PGA TOUR event held February 23-March 1 at PGA Na More...

Solid Waste Authority, partners host trail runs, shred events

From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Business News

Battle of the Convenience Stores

At a RaceTrac convenience store and gas station in Fort Myers, Thomas Maloy, Lucius Jones, and John Griffin often come in for lunch. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

After years of writing about money, columnist to call it quits

It is hard to imagine that I have been writing this column since 2008. The expression “time flies” seems trite until you experience the fleeting passage of time. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

A tale of two trolleys

One streetcar takes you back in time; the other transports you to cultural destinations

Evelyn Chapman’s heels click-clack down the sidewalk to the waiting trolley.  “It’s 1945 and the war is over and my beloved is coming home!” she announces.  More...

Vreeland fashions photo show at Ann Norton

He was the son of a U.S. diplomat and the grandson of a fashion icon. But Nicholas Vreeland has made his own mark in the world. The first Westerner appointed abbot of an important Tibetan Buddhist monastery, Mr. More...

COLLECTOR’S CORNER

A lot of my antiques dealer friends are in Round Top, Texas, for the show there, but there still should be several hundred dealers this weekend at the West Palm Beach Antiques Festival, including me. Please stop by and say hi. More...

A little help, please, for the pantry that helps feed needy pets

When times are tough, family pets are often victims. Many families can no longer afford to feed their pets and many people relinquish their pets to shelters. In some cases, desperate pet owners turn their animals loose to fend for themselves. More...

‘Saturday Night @ the J’ to celebrate Camp Shalom

The Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches will host Howl at the Moon’s lively dueling piano show during its premiere event, “Saturday Night @ the J,” on April 25.  The event, at the JCC’s Palm Beach Gardens location, will celebr More...

Els for Autism Foundation marks Austism Awareness Month with events

The Els for Autism Foundation will host a "Family Fun" afternoon and evening at Harbourside Place on April 4, to mark and celebrate Autism Awareness Month. The free event, to be emceed by Josh Cohen of ESPN West Palm, is 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.  More...

Palm Beach Zoo hosts 3rd Brew at the Zoo

The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society will host its third annual "Brew At The Zoo" from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 11. More...

The Commodity Code

Seeking the archetype through Dr. G. Clotaire Rapaille

Because I have a strong interest in how culture shapes our thinking, our communication messages and means and, for Pete’s sake, why we buy all that stuff that fills our storage rooms … and I know different cultures produce different resu More...

Real Estate News

Enjoy the Ritz Carlton lifestyle

Available is one of only nine standalone Ritz Carlton Residences in the world, and oceanfront living at its finest.  Enjoy direct ocean views from this spacious condominium designed by Interiors by Steven G, an internationally known design firm. More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

A jug designed for fools at the bar

Practical jokes are not a new idea. Puzzle jugs that trick bar patrons can be traced back to the 15th century or even earlier. More...