November 18, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

By the numbers: The cost of cybercrime in Florida

For cybercriminals, the increased use of social media as a goldmine of personal data and the emerging popularity of virtual currency (such as Bitcoin) are trends the FBI notes in an annual report that tracks cybercrime for the FBI Internet Crime Comp More...

Six-week PGA HOPE project begins in West Palm Beach

In conjunction with PGA Reach, the South Florida PGA Foundation has kicked off its first session of PGA HOPE in West Palm Beach. More...

Donation to Junior League will aid Vita Nova Village revitalization project

A $15,000 donation has been made to the Junior League of the Palm Beaches to support the nonprofit’s revitalization of Vita Nova Village, a critical residential center in West Palm Beach for young adults who have phased out of the foster care s More...

Agency sets series on social, digital media

O’Donnell Agency, an advertising and digital media company, is launching a free workshop series called Social Hour. More...

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Business News

Going Your Own Way

Cut your own new career path by becoming a franchisee

THE business consultant Pete Gilfillan. With rapidly changing technology and a global economy, the average company and employee in the United States continue to come to terms with the new normal. More...

What we can learn from Valeant’s dubious rise

I would wager that the majority of people reading this column have never heard of the drug company Valeant Pharmaceuticals International. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Let it snow! Let it snow! (At CityPlace)

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… at CityPlace. The holiday season has arrived in the plaza of the tony enclave. The 40-foot tree, standing proud in its finery, lit with thousands of twinkling lights, waits for admirers. More...

Book event celebrates Loxahatchee, benefits lighthouse

A river runs through James Snyder’s new coffee table book.  “A Trip Down the Loxahatchee,” being unveiled Nov. More...

Are you really a collector? If so, get thee to Mount Dora

COLLECTOR’S CORNER

One of the largest collecting events in the country is set to take place in Mount Dora.  The sleepy town about 20 miles northwest of Orlando comes alive Nov. More...

‘Jack The Bike Man needs an angel’

A 1976 Chicago Schwinn Continental road bicycle and a vintage English Mercian with a worn leather seat share space with a Gary Fisher Zebrano and a Jamis Boss Cruiser. More...

Chevrolet Silverado Z71 Midnight Edition is dark seduction

The pickup truck you see here doesn’t lack appeal, but it is looking for someone gutsy enough to use it for its intended purposes. More...

3rd annual Palm Beach County Drug Abuse Summit to include three sessions on Dec. 1 at Max Planck

Several leading area organizations are teaming up to co-host the annual Palm Beach County Drug Abuse Summit on Tuesday, Dec. 1. More...

United Way of Palm Beach County names new hunger relief executive

United Way of Palm Beach County named Danielle Hanson to the role of hunger relief executive. In this newly created position co-funded by United Way, Palm Beach County, Quantum Foundation and an anonymous funder, Ms. More...

FAU’s Lifelong Learning Society announces winter 2015 schedule

Florida Atlantic University has announced the Lifelong Learning Society Jupiter course offerings for the winter 2015 semester, which begins Monday, Jan. 4.  More...

Four named to board of directors of Gardens-based Perfect Vodka

The Perfect Vodka, which has headquarters in Palm Beach Gardens, has named four members to its board of directors. The vodka is made in France.  More...

Real Estate News

Premiere condo on exclusive Jupiter Island

It’s easy to identify the Carlyle as the premiere condominium building on Jupiter Island. More...

Turkey probably wasn’t part of the original Thanksgiving menu

No, it’s not a turkey. This tureen is in the form of a guinea fowl. It sometimes is eaten in the United States, but it usually weighs less than 4 pounds and is much too small to feed the crowd at Thanksgiving dinner. More...