June 23, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Five tips from a master for beautiful barbecue

There are three things that reign supreme in summer, aside from sunshine and rain: Fire, smoke and meat. After all, they are the main components of any great cookout. Floridians don’t stand on ceremony. More...

Off-season? What off-season? Cultural events continue

Forget what you’ve heard about there being no culture during the summer in South Florida. More...

A variety of stars heats up the 2016 summer concert lineup

June  Brit Floyd 8 p.m. Thursday, June 23 Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers  Ingrid Michaelson 8 p.m. Thursday, June 23 House of Blues, Orlando  Demi Lovato 7 p.m. More...

Restoring dignity: Mobile showers revive homeless

As the heat of Florida’s summer is here, most folks look forward to a refreshing shower at the end of a long day. More...

Forbes Co., Gardens Mall support Pulse nightclub survivors

In the wake of the recent tragedy in Orlando, the Forbes Co. and The Gardens Mall in Palm Beach Gardens will support victims of the recent Pulse nightclub attack. More...

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Business News

Keeping it in the Family

Summer is a great time to put the kids to work

WITH HIGH SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES OUT FOR THE SUMMER, young people are looking for short-term employment, enjoying vacations or participating as volunteers for numerous causes. More...

ROUNDUP

Northern chamber renames itself It’s a name-changer and a game-changer. The Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce has changed its name to Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

How to profit from the changing worlds of retail

I don’t know about you, but I find it absolutely amazing that I can go into any of the half dozen grocery stores around town and find an absolutely dizzying assortment of produce to choose from: a dozen types of peppers, 10 types of potatoes, f More...

A Palm Beach getaway becomes a bit more affordable

The talk around Palm Beach County is that the once very seasonal area is not quite as seasonal as it once was. More...

Summer cocktails allow you to raise a glass and chill

Face it, South Floridians. Come July, even with air conditioning, this is a harsh, hot place to be. You can chill by the beach and hope that the water and the breezes will bring temperatures down. They will, but sometimes you just need to chill. More...

Cool blockbusters and potentially intriguing small movies on tap

What a difference a year can make. Last year, Universal Pictures was the talk of the town as it broke box office records with strong performances from “Furious 7,” “Jurassic World” and others. More...

Jam out with this ultimate summer pool party playlist

With summer and its warm sunny days with us once again, it’s prime time for pool and beach parties. And any self-respecting event such as this needs a soundtrack. Fortunately, summer fun has long been a favorite topic for songwriters. More...

Downtown, Lighthouse, CityPlace to go purple for Alzheimer’s

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. The last week of the month the Alzheimer’s Association’s Southeast Florida Chapter is hosting its second annual Paint the Town Purple event. More...

Beach Guardians plans beach party

Beach Guardians Atlantic Coasts is planning a salty Saturday at Bento Box in Jupiter. More...

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Alfa Romeo 4C Spider: the classic Italian automotive romance

Alfa Romeo can sell cars on mystique alone. The aura surrounds everything from a storied racing history that helped launch Enzo Ferrari to Dustin Hoffman racing up and down the California coast looking for love. More...

Real Estate News

Open floor plan, Intracoastal views

This house boasts 90 feet of direct Intracoastal Waterway frontage, with a 50-foot private dock and incredible views throughout. This Lake Worth home offers an open floor plan that’s great for entertaining and easy living. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

FLORIDA WRITERS

The rush of roulette in a dark, decadent Las Vegas world

¦ “Bad Action” by James Swain. Thomas & Mercer. 386 pages. Trade paperback, $15.95; Kindle e-book $5.99.   More...

Armory innovator

TAKING THE HELM AT THE ARMORY ART CENTER was like coming home again for Tom Pearson. Literally. “It already feels like home. I like the vibe. More...

PGA Cinema celebrates independent film

Film buff Jerry Fine contends there is an enthusiastic audience for independent films, foreign films, art films and a variety of entertainment and special events at PGA Cinema, which recently opened on the site of the defunct PGA Cinamax Theater in L More...