February 26, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

HHS awards $14,764,104 to Florida to support families through the home visiting program

The federal Health and Human Services office recently announced $14,764,104 in grant awards to Florida to support the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program. More...

FWC, partners coordinate first statewide nonnative fish contest

As part of National Invasive Species Awareness Week, the Florida Fish And Wildlife Conservation Commission has partnered with other agencies to coordinate the first statewide Nonnative Fish Catch, Click and Submit Contest. More...

Pony Derby helps fund Special Equestrians

Give a Buck for Special Equestrians will host the Winter Equestrian Festival’s second annual "Jump for the Children" Pony Derby Classic which kicks off at 8 a.m., Friday, March 6. More...

Olympic champion headlines AIDS Program event

FoundCare’s Comprehensive AIDS Program will celebrate 30 years of service with a noon luncheon on Friday, March 6, at the Embassy Suites in West Palm Beach. The highlight will be the keynote speaker, four-time Olympic champion Greg Louganis. More...

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Business News

The Billion-Dollar Art Economy

Surprising findings in new NEA reports on the arts

THREE REPORTS FROM THE NATIONAL Endowment for the Arts reveal new findings about the impact of arts and cultural industries on Gross Domestic Product, as well as how and why Americans participate in certain arts activities. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Setting the scene

Exploring the art of creating the look for theatrical productions

An important element in the overall success of any theatrical production lies in the talents of a scenic designer, whose task is to effectively depict a play’s location, mood and degree of reality — oftentimes before even a single line of More...

Next Dramaworks season mixes old, new works

Palm Beach Dramaworks continues its tradition of exploring the gems of 20th-century theater in its 2015-2016 season. Coming to the stage: Two Pulitzer Prize-winning, 20th-century works and three contemporary plays. The season opens Oct. More...

A showing of the fine and the rare

It was easy for me to conjure up an image of Teddy Roosevelt, sitting back in an elegant wicker chairs, boots up on the railing of an Adirondack lodge, the sweet aroma of woodsmoke in the air collaborating with the smoke curling from his cigar as he More...

Making the grade at Lifelong Learning Society

If you attend a class at the Lifelong Learning Society, chances are you’ll find a roomful of students who graduated long, long ago. More...

The art of the Highwaymen

“Fire Sky” by Harold Newton, date unknown. More...

Who represents you in Tallahassee?

It’s OK if you haven’t been paying attention — if perhaps a few elections have passed you by and maybe you’ve fallen behind. More...

Women’s forum coming to Palm Beach State

Students and the public will have an opportunity to hear from women shaping the Palm Beach community in a series of talks hosted by Palm Beach State College. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Personal financial literacy for young and old

The U.S. is 99 percent language literate. We are about 70 percent math proficient and we are estimated at less than 60 percent financially literate. More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Sometimes a tuffet isn’t really a tuffet at all

Nursery rhymes may not make sense to the 21st-century child. What’s the tuffet that Little Miss Muffet sat on when the first copies of the rhyme appeared in England in 1553? A chair, a stool, a plant, a stone or maybe a small animal? More...

Real Estate News

Country club living in style

This exceptional home with hurricane protection has unobstructed views across two fairways and a lake on the south course of BallenIsles Country Club. More...

Shop & Stroll to raise money for bladder cancer group

Bladder cancer isn’t rare, it’s just rarely talked about. More...

Luxury on the Intracoastal

This magnificent two-story 1926 El Cid Mediterranean, four-bedroom, 4½-bath home at 2737 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach features fantastic Intracoastal water views. More...