July 23, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

South Florida Wildlife Center appoints Scott Gregory director of operations

Scott Gregory has been appointed director of operations for one of the nation’s largest wildlife trauma hospitals, according to Sherry Schlueter, executive director for the South Florida Wildlife Center (SFWC). In his new position, Mr. More...

Palm Beach communities, Florida at top in nationwide home sales paid in cash

Florida, statewide and within individual metro areas, is a national leader in home sales paid in cash, according to a report from real estate data firm CoreLogic.  The Sunshine State had the largest share of cash sales in the country in April, a More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Welcome to the world of securitization

As I was dropping my twins off at their elementary school yesterday, I noticed another father dropping off his son wearing a T-shirt that said “PETA - People Eating Tasty Animals.” While I will not comment on the appropriateness of said T More...

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Living, traveling large

Affluent Floridians plan to spend an average of $20,000 on vacations, bank survey says

Affluent Florida residents expect to spend an average of $20,116 on leisure travel this year, including airfare, accommodation, food, etc. — the highest among the states surveyed and more than the national average of $13,249.  More...

Cooklyn-Palm Beach is approved for Esplanade at 150 Worth Avenue

The town of Palm Beach has unanimously approved Cooklyn for its new location in the Esplanade at 150 Worth Avenue.  More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Weathervane history points in creative direction

The most famous American weathervane is the grasshopper that topped Faneuil Hall in Boston in 1742. Early weathervanes of the 1800s often had a cow, horse or eagle. More...

Quick action after stroke helped save executive’s life

Joey Bulfin exercises four days a week. She is smart about what, and how much, she eats. She is not overweight. She does not have diabetes. More...

Ferrari of Palm Beach brunch benefits ride, Special Olympics

Ferrari of Palm Beach is refashioning its monthly Coffee & Cars "Morning Buzz" to a Cookout Lunch, in preparation for the Dream Ride, an exotic car and motorcycle ride from PGA National Resort & Spa to Farmington, Conn., to benefit Special Ol More...

Donate backpacks for needy children

As back-to-school season approaches, Children’s Home Society of Florida is collecting backpacks and school supplies for more than 7,000 of Palm Beach County’s most vulnerable children.   More...

Palm Beach Chamber, IBERIABANK host workshop for small business owners

IBERIABANK, a 128-year-old subsidiary of IBERIABANK Corporation, and the Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce have partnered to host a financial workshop for small business owners.  More...

It is the summer of Atticus and the ayatollah

Atticus Finch — the fictionalized hero of Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” who has resurfaced in a less-flattering form in Ms. More...

Real Estate News

Exclusive beachfront with superb amenities

Beach Front, Singer Island, is an exclusive, gated community in an island resort setting encompassing a total of just 59 residences. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

An exhibition that’s GOING PLACES

Norton show examines the art of transportation, with renderings, models and more

When it comes to cars, brand loyalty is a big deal.  Some folks are Dodge, Buick, Mercedes Benz or Volkswagen families for generations.  But other folks appreciate the details that make a car — or a plane, for that matter — rath More...

Kids get a head start on arts careers at Kravis

More than 60 students between the ages of 12-20 from around Palm Beach County — and several from as far away as Texas and Arkansas — are currently training at the Kravis Center in The Broadway Artists Intensive, a three-week program for t More...

HAPPENINGS

Once a month Northwood Village (just north of downtown West Palm Beach) hosts a neighborhood block party called the Art and Wine Promenade. From 6 to 9 p.m.  More...