February 4, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Marshall refuge to celebrate Everglades Day

Celebrate the Everglades with a day of lectures and song. On Saturday, Feb. 20, Arthur R. More...

Courthouse museum celebrates hosting 100,000th visitor

If the walls of the 1916 Palm Beach County Courthouse could talk, no doubt they would share the joys and sorrows of a century. More...

Charity makes a difference $100 at a time

A local charity is making a difference $100 at a time. The premise is simple: 100+Women Who Care South Florida meets quarterly and members donate $100 per meeting, then vote on their charity of choice to receive the money. More...

Jupiter Medical opens De George pediatric unit

Jupiter Medical Center hopes to make it easier for young patients to heal. More...

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Real Estate News

Cottage style, island living

If you ever wanted to live in a beach cottage with all the trimmings, this is it. More...

Home sales continue upward creep

Pending home sales were mostly unchanged in December but inched forward slightly, fueled by a large increase in the Northeast that outpaced declines in the other three major regions, according to the National Association of Realtors. More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Hand-painted vases still captivate collectors

China painting was an important artistic talent in past centuries. Although single color transfer designs were developed and used by the late 1700s, they lacked the color and graceful lines that were possible if the ceramic was decorated by hand. More...

Show to offer Washington’s hair (but not teeth)

George Washington may have lost all his teeth, but you can own his hair. More...

Junior Achievement hopes to take talent to next level with Watch a Rising Star

You never know where you might find the next star. That’s the premise of Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast’s 14th annual Watch a Rising Star event. More...

Flagler lecture to examine the basis for segregation

The next installment in the Flagler Museum’s lecture series takes a look at segregation. The Flagler’s 31st annual Whitehall Lecture Series will present “Plessy v. More...

Breakfast in Red to highlight heart health

The Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches and Jupiter Medical Center will hold Breakfast in Red, a morning of lifesaving education, at 9 a.m. Feb. 18 at the Mandel JCC in Palm Beach Gardens. More...

Doctor seeks vets for pain study

A local doctor’s office is looking for a few good men — and women — who have served their country. More...

Women Go Red for heart health

Heart disease is a silent killer. And it is the No. 1 killer of women in the United States, taking the life of one in three women — almost one woman every minute. More...

Business News

Convention Center Hilton brings 400 rooms to downtown West Palm Beach

The long-awaited convention center hotel finally is open. The 12-story Hilton West Palm Beach has opened next door to the Palm Beach County Convention Center. More...

Blaze pizza to open locations in Royal Palm, Gardens

A pizza chain that believes it’s hip to be casual is opening two more locations in Palm Beach County. Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza plans locations in Royal Palm Beach and Palm Beach Gardens. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Japan’s venture into a black hole could be good for the U.S.

I think it would be pretty cool to live in a black hole. First, you would never have to feel guilty about that second helping of ice cream as the gravitational forces would stretch you out so everyone would look like a long piece of spaghetti. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

The Interview

Maltz looks behind the scenes in ‘Frost/Nixon’

One was a man trying to rejuvenatee his television career. The other was a disgraced formerr president trying to rebuild his reputation. ar And when they came together onscreen, David Frost and Richardd Nixon made history. More...

Local mom inspired two Broadway babies

Belinda Sykes, a teacher at U.B. Kinsey/ Palmview Elementary School of the Arts, can proudly claim that she has not one, but two grown children doing phenomenally well in professional theater. More...

HAPPENINGS

Book examines slave trader, emancipator

Daniel L. Schafer, Ph.D. will speak about his book, “Zephaniah Kingsley Jr. and the Atlantic World: Slave Trader, Plantation Owner, Emancipator,” at 7 p.m. Feb. More...