June 25, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

Women’s business group sets July meeting, shopping event

The Northern Palm Beach Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association will host its monthly meeting on Wednesday, July 8, at the PGA Boulevard Embassy Suites Hotel, Palm Beach Gardens. More...

Music, art and theater continue through summer

Season’s over, but that doesn’t mean the cultural offerings have ended in the Palm Beaches. More...

Sip back and relax with one of these

Summer came early to South Florida, leaving even the natives among us feeling like they’d been whupped with a wet towel.  But summer doesn’t have to be that way. More...

Five tips from a master for beautiful barbecue

There are three things that reign supreme in summer, aside from sunshine and rain: Fire, smoke and meat.  After all, they are the main components of any great cookout.  Floridians don’t stand on ceremony. More...

South Florida Summer Concerts

Def Leppard with Styx and Tesla 7 p.m. Thursday, June 25 Coral Sky Amphitheatre, West Palm Beach >> Elvis Fest 7 Saturday-Sunday, June 27-28 Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee >> Juicy J, the Hustle Continues Tour 8 p.m. More...

New Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center MRI machine helps anxious patients

Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center’s patients may now experience faster, more comfortable MRI exams with the MAGNETOM Aera 1.5T Open Bore MRI system from Siemens Healthcare.  More...

Changing the image of bone marrow transplants

Dad, who hopes to save daughter’s life, says the lingo may discourage potential donors

Amanda Paffe, a 39-year-old registered nurse, single mother of four, was diagnosed with myelofibrosis, a rare form of bone marrow cancer, in November. She needs a transplant. She’s on the waiting list for a donor. More...

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Making sense of Greece

For most of us, high school was a brief, awkward stage of our lives highlighted by devastating crushes on the opposite sex, fits of rebellion against parents, the stress of getting into college and embarrassing acne breakouts. More...

Brookdale Palm Beach Gardens to open $8 million standalone memory care facility

A local senior living community plans to invest over $8 million to expand its memory care capacity and add a new program for those in the disease’s initial stages.  More...

Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center appoints new governing board member

Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center names Michael V. Mitrione, an attorney and shareholder at Gunster law firm, to the hospital’s governing board for the 2015-2016 term.  More...

Hospice Foundation celebrates 30 years of support for ‘world-class’ facility

Hospice Foundation of Palm Beach County and its founder, Helen Ross, have aged gracefully the past 30 years.  The foundation, formed by the Palm Beach philanthropist with a passion for the dying, now flourishes with 60 like-minded members who co More...

$660,000 Quantum grant helps The Lord’s Place aid homeless

The Lord’s Place has greatly enhanced its ability to serve chronically homeless citizens who cycle in out of Palm Beach County’s jails and hospitals through new outreach efforts made possible through a $660,000 grant from the Quantum Foun More...

Jam out with this ultimate summer pool party playlist

With summer and its warm sunny days with us once again, it’s prime time for pool and beach parties. And any self-respecting event such as this needs a soundtrack. Fortunately, summer fun has long been a favorite topic for songwriters. More...

Staycations are right around the corner

Summer’s here. Feeling that lust for vacation? Stay home and find paradise. Here are three destinations that appeal to travelers, but these deals are meant for locals. Take advantage.  ¦ ¦ ¦  More...

Shed the sunscreen for the silver screen this summer

Thus far, the 2015 summer movie season has seen two of the highest-grossing domestic opening weekends of all time, with $208 million going to “Jurassic World” and a not-too-shabby $191 million to “Avengers: Age of Ultron” (onl More...

Fill your summer with sports activities

Baseball and summer go together like hot dogs and mustard. End your hot day with a cold beer or a firework-lit family night. Go catch a game.  Miami Marlins:   More...

St. Mary’s Medical Center names chair, new board member

St. Mary’s Medical Center has appointed Denise Marie Nieman, county attorney, as the hospital’s new governing board chair, and Dr. Lynda Bideau, pediatrician, as a new member. More...

Real Estate News

Indescribable views, impeccable Ritz Carlton service

If you are looking for an exceptionally beautiful condominium on Singer Island, look no further than Ritz Carlton Residence 2503B. Take in ocean and Intracoastal views as far as the eye can see. More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Faux finishes meant to fool can fetch a price in their own right

Expensive woods like teak or mahogany, marble, stone and other materials used to make expensive furniture are often imitated by a painted surface. Faux finishes have been used since the days of ancient Egypt. More...

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Independence Day, South Florida-style

Area offers everything from baseball to fireworks (and a tune or two in between).

No matter what it is, West Palm Beach wants to do it bigger and better.  That’s how one day — the Fourth of July — became a three-day celebration called 4th on Flagler.  This 3-day patriotic weekend features American food, More...

Fest celebrates all things mango in Northwood

It’s a fruitful time for Northwood Village.  Restaurants are crowded, properties are being renovated and there’s a renewed sense of optimism in the West Palm Beach district, which lies about 25 blocks north of downtown West Palm Beac More...

“Courage” exhibition about to wrap

The Historical Society of Palm Beach County invites you, one last time, to see its special exhibition “Courage Under Fire: 120 Years of Fire Rescue” before it closes June 27.  More...