March 17, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Event to honor winners of Ann Norton philanthropy award

The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens plans to honor its supporters.  More...

Humorist to speak at the Mandel JCC

Ted Slate, author of the recently published book, “My Life and Other Aggravations,” will speak at the Mandel Jewish Community Center in Boynton Beach from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, March 24.  More...

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Business News

Realtor.com prediction: Strong spring housing market

Recent housing and economic reports predict solid spring home sales, says Jonathan Smoke, realtor.com’s chief economist. Mr. Smoke notes the following signs that suggest an upswing:  More...

CFPB hopes to expand ‘rural’ designated areas

The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced that it’s launching a new application process that could add more “rural” areas under its federal consumer financial law for mortgage lending. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Investors should know the reason when a company buys back stocks

In 2015, many publicly traded companies were facing a big problem — they were amassing huge amounts of cash. Apple had $178 billion. Microsoft had over $90 billion and Google $64 billion. More...

Boat show set to sail into West Palm

Boat shows cruise into several Florida seaside cities every year and David Galante has sold boats at many of them. For the past five years, Mr. More...

FAU Lifelong Learning Society to present lecture series in Jupiter

Florida Atlantic University’s Lifelong Learning Society will present a lecture series by the FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute beginning at 10 a.m. More...

SWA Soiree to celebrate recycling with 5K, fashion, free shredding

The Palm Beach County Solid Waste Authority has planned its annual Soiree from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 2. More...

Doctor: Prejudices must be overcome to explore marijuana’s potential

It’s clear that the movement to legalize medical marijuana has picked up steam in recent years, but it’s less clear how potent a medicine the leafy substance can be.  More...

Real Estate News

Home combines luxury, privacy at Ibis

This house simply is the finest Ibis Golf and Country Club has to offer.  The unique location, at 7310 Winding Bay Lane, provides extra privacy and a breath-taking lake-point setting.  More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Mr. Peanut costumes highly collectible, and bring sweet auction prices

Mr. Peanut is a trademark for Planters Peanuts that has been in use for 100 years. Amedeo Obici and Mario Peruzzi (who later became his brother-in law) started the Planters Nut and Chocolate Co. in 1906 in Pennsylvania. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Meet one of opera’s top second bananas

‘Boardwalk Empire’ star Anthony Laciura is the Major-Domo in Palm Beach Opera’s ‘Ariadne auf Naxos.’

With humor, but pride as well, tenor Anthony Laciura refers to many of his roles in a half-century as a professional opera singer as the “second banana.”  More...

HAPPENINGS

Dramaworks heads to Ireland in ‘Mullingar’

“Outside Mullingar,” John Patrick Shanley’s romantic comedy, opens March 25 with specially priced previews on March 23-24, at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre, 201 Clematis St., West Palm Beach.  More...

The crawl of nature: TurtleFest returns

Families can get up close and personal with endangered sea turtles, learn how to protect marine life and enjoy a day of food, music and fun when TurtleFest 2016 kicks off on Saturday, March 19, at Loggerhead Marinelife Center. More...