June 16, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Fishing tourney to benefit kids, young adults

Place of Hope’s inaugural Fish for Hope Kingfish, Dolphin and Wahoo Tournament will benefit more than 265 children and young adults in need.  On June 25, teams will be fishing in support of a child in foster care; providing food, clothing, More...

FWC commission to consider four options on future bear hunts

After receiving input from the general public and stakeholders, the Florida Fish and Wildlife staff released four options that commissioners will consider on how to best move forward with controlling Florida’s growing bear population, estimated More...

Florida still leads the nation in saltwater fishing revenue

Florida remains No. 1 in the nation in revenue and jobs supported by recreational saltwater fishing. More...

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Travel soars

Visitors to Palm Beach County increased by 10 percent to 6.9 million in 2015; airport traffic rose 6.6 percent in February, compared to 2015

FLORIDIANS WEREN’T IMAGINING IT over the winter if they thought airports, restaurants and highways were crowded. Very crowded. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Prized pics

Pulitzer photographs and backstories tug at heartstrings

PREPARE TO STEP ON AN EMOTIONAL ROLLercoaster of sorrow, tragedy and occasionally joy when you enter the doors of the Palm Beach Photographic Centre exhibit of Pulitzer Prize-winning photographers. More...

Jackie Mason musical comes to Lake Worth

Ginger Reiter, creator of “Both Sides of a Famous Love Affair: The Jackie Mason Musical,” quit her job as an English teacher at Wellington High School in 2014 to focus full time on producing the show, which was inspired by her 10-year aff More...

HAPPENINGS

Four Arts lecture explores evolution of art

Reserve your seat now for Joan Lipton’s lunch-and-learn illustrated talk, Major Art Movements Across the Centuries, on June 28 at the Society of the Four Arts in Palm Beach.  More...

Skipping the immigration line: EB-5 is expensive, not as easy as it looks.

IT’S A GOOD IDEA, ON PAPER. AND FOR many it’s a good idea on the ground, one devised more than 25 years ago to bring billions of dollars of foreign money into the U.S. More...

KidSanctuary buys 5 acres to expand services for kids in foster care

KidSanctuary Campus Inc., a nonprofit organization with a mission to help provide safe housing for abused, abandoned and neglected children in foster care, recently acquired an additional 5-acre parcel that adjoins the existing 5.5 acres of land at i More...

Skaggs family gives $2 million for Scripps program

The Skaggs family has given a new $2 million gift to support exceptional students in The Scripps Research Institute graduate program. More...

Three MacArthur Beach heroes receive Award of Valor

Park services specialist Art Carton, ranger Rob Matriscino, and director of education Veronica Frehm received the Award of Valor at the Florida state parks’ recent 2015 Division Award Winners meeting. More...

Real Estate News

Endless views from Sailfish Point

Ideally located in the prestigious private island sanctuary of Sailfish Point, this palatial oceanfront estate is nestled on the secluded southern tip of the community where the St. Lucie Inlet meets the Atlantic Ocean. More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Chinese koi vases believed to bring good luck to a home

Part of the fun of collecting is learning something extra about the history of the piece. This fish-shaped vase was sold at a Cowan auction in December 2015. More...