April 21, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Florida wage gap costs women nearly $17 billion annually, study finds

On average, Florida women employed full time, year round are paid just 85 cents for every dollar paid to men — a yearly pay gap of $6,203. More...

Aw, shucks! It’s time for Sweet Corn Fiesta

Expect more than a kernel of fun over the weekend, as the 16th annual South Florida Sweet Corn Fiesta gets underway at the South Florida Fairgrounds’ Yesteryear Village.  More...

BEHIND THE WHEEL

The Buick Cascada: A laid-back turbo droptop that’s good but not great

Incorrect perceptions of Florida and Buick go hand-in-hand: Those in colder climates often think of the Sunshine State as home to retirees in LeSabre sedans with the turn signal welded in the “on” position. More...

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Sun in fun goes on

Tourism officials optimistic as season draws to close in Florida; Palm Beach still drawing visitors.

Like everything else these days, “season,” as Floridians have long called the manna from (not heaven) the North or Europe that rolls in to create robust local economies each year, came and went swiftly. More...

Price of gold up 16 percent this year, but invest cautiously

If there is one commodity that I should know the most about, it is gold. After all, I now own an estate jewelry company, so I deal with the precious metal every single hour of every day.  More...

Northern chamber to rebrand itself

Northern Palm Beach County has come of age. That’s the message the Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce wants to give April 26, when it unveils its rebranding campaign. More...

Where does SunFest’s chief hang during the show?

“Nothing is more exciting than live music, and when a performer is on and the crowd is into it, it’s the kind of vibe you can’t experience anywhere else.” — Paul Jamieson, executive director of SunFest More...

Modified ketogenic diet slows growth of cancer tumors in research mice

University of Florida researchers have slowed a notoriously aggressive type of brain tumor in mouse models by using a low-carbohydrate diet. More...

Our Kids World brings indoor fest to fairgrounds

Our Kids World, a two-day indoor family festival, will return for the 14th year to the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center, off Southern Boulevard just east of U.S. 441. More...

Real Estate News

A lot to love in Mirasol

With more than 100 feet of expansive water and golf views, this home, at 148 Remo Place, has the lot everyone is looking for in Mirasol. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Transforming old furniture, tools, creates trendy industrial look

Antiques and design shows today often have attractive pieces of furniture that have been transformed by painting, decorating or removing the original finish. More...

Roseblooms

Glass sculptor to demonstrate her art at Lake Worth’s Benzaiten Center

ALTHOUGH HER STUNNING GLASS SCULPture can be found in galleries all over the country, few have a chance to actually watch artist Marlene Rose work her magic. More...

HAPPENINGS

Photo Centre, Kravis team up for ‘Bridges’

The Palm Beach Photographic Centre has joined up with the Kravis Center for its run of the romantic story, “The Bridges of Madison County.” The award-winning musical, based on the 1992 best-selling book by Robert James Waller, opens at th More...