October 29, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

FAU receives $620,000 grant for STEM retention program

Florida Atlantic University has received a $620,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to work in collaboration with the University of Central Florida and Western Carolina University to increase the number of Science, Technology, Engineering More...

Palm Beach Winter Open festival Nov. 16 in Royal Palm Beach

The Palm Beach Winter Open festival will be held on Monday, Nov. 16, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Royal Office Park located in Royal Palm Beach at 420 S. State Road 7.  Bootz Culture Camp and Art Studio will be highlighted at the event. More...

American Legion Post 371 elects, installs 2016 officers

The Local American Legion Post 371 in Palm Beach Gardens has elected and installed its officers for 2016.  The incoming officers are Bill Doherty, Commander; Ed Skolkin, Vice- Commander; John Liquori, Adjutant/ Finance Officer; Deacon Al Wesley, More...

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Business News

Hedge funds for the rest of us

MONEY & INVESTING

When one thinks of wealth and affluence, certain images immediately come to mind. A huge mansion. Luxury sport car. Mega yacht. Grey Poupon Mustard. And in the financial world, the one area most closely tied to the mega-rich is the hedge fund. More...

Letting go of your ego

Humility playing a growing role in business success

Not so long ago, our culture really (really) admired people with big egos. We called them rugged individualists, fearless leaders, MVPs, visionaries and go-getters. More...

Best. Pony. Ever. — sizing up the 2016 Ford Shelby GT350/GT350R Mustang

BEHIND THE WHEEL

The redesigned Ford Mustang made our Guys’ Choice list earlier this summer because this American icon was re-engineered to offer more widespread appeal than a Hershey bar. But what if this was just the base for a more exotic dessert?  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Exploring the Koreshans

Professor’s riveting narrative sheds light on a long-gone utopian religious commune

The career of self-proclaimed prophet and savior Cyrus Teed of Koreshan Unity fame began in the 1870s in Upstate New York. Here Mr. More...

King Fling starts season at Four Arts

HAPPENINGS

You know season has begun when the Society of the Four Arts hosts its annual King Fling.  The event, a fundraiser for its King Library, returns at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 6 at The Four Arts’ King Library and Philip Hulitar Sculpture Gardens.  More...

Science Center goes prehistoric with dinosaurs

It isn’t Jurassic Park.  But the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium is about to host dinosaurs.  The exhibition, “Dinosaurs Around The World,” which runs Nov. More...

Events, programs mark hunger, homelessness awareness week

Palm Beach County is known for its vast wealth, so it is difficult for some to realize that one in six residents in Palm Beach County does not know where his next meal will come from and that on any given night, the state of Florida estimates, 3,200 More...

Santa, sugar plum brunch and pet photos set for The Gardens Mall

The Gardens Mall invites you to make merry this holiday season.  Yep. It’s that time of year, when a certain Jolly Old Elf prepares to make a visit.  More...

Center for Family Services sets princess, pirates ball for Nov. 22

The Center for Family Services’ 4th Annual Princess and Pirates Ball is Nov. 22 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the International Polo Club Palm Beach in Wellington. More...

Gardens Veterans Day ceremony to honor those who have served

Join the city of Palm Beach Gardens on Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m., to honor those who have served and those who are currently serving in our nation’s Armed Forces.  More...

Real Estate News

Breathtaking views and the elegance of the Ritz Carlton

Imagine drinking your morning coffee while watching the sun rise over the Atlantic coastline, with soft music playing in the background. Sea turtles have left tracks in the sand from laying eggs the night before. The scene is breathtaking. More...

Six scary places you could make yourself at home – if you dare

The Internet is littered with memes of spooky homes asking, “Would you live here for a month for a million dollars?” If your answer is not only “yes,” but that you might even enjoy living at one of these homes, then dive into More...

Buster Brown’s been around a while

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Buster Brown first appeared in a comic strip in 1902. He and his dog, Tige, were characters in the very popular strip, but they became even more famous as a trademark for many products. The creator of the strip, Richard F. More...