April 16, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

A new generation of culinary stars

Foodies of a certain age will remember Julia Child and “The French Chef.” But the cheery Mrs. Child, who was a household name, died 11 years ago. So who has filled that void? More...

Cultivating a farm-to-table trend

Consumers are better informed than ever, at least when it comes to their food and knowing where and how it was grown. That is at the heart of the farm-totable movement. And that is where The Chef’s Garden comes in. More...

Jewish Federation IsraelDays celebration includes events for 10 days

To celebrate Jewish culture, history and the State of Israel, the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County will host its annual IsraelDays celebration from April 16-26. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Lonely investors find community support online

Investing is a neverending process of assessment, reassessment, and related portfolio decisions. For professional and homespun portfolio managers, the weighty task of portfolio management is always in the trenches, hard work. More...

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Business News

Survey: Affluent Floridians retire early, like to travel

BMO Private Bank has released a study, which examines what retirement looks like or will look like for high net worth Floridians, defined as those with investable assets of $1 million or more. More...

Four businesses set grand openings this month in Harbourside Place

Four new businesses are opening in Harbourside Place in Jupiter. Openings include: A Pink Princess and Glitzy Girl will host a joint grand opening and ribbon cutting event with the Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Wanna see a theory tested? Who you gonna call? MYTHBUSTERS

Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman bring a stage version of their TV show to the Kravis Center on April 25.

Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, known to faithful Discovery Channel viewers over the last 12 years as the “MythBusters,” will bring a stage version of their popular TV show to the Kravis Center on April 25. More...

Vintner offers lessons in wine; plus a little shop (of horrors)

Join Tom Ward, the North American sales manager for Dr. Pauly-Bergweiler Wine Estates, for an in-depth tasting of one of the most important wine estates in the Mosel region of Germany. The Virginia Philip Wine Shop & Academy, 101 N. More...

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Raise a fork, pop a cork, help the American Red Cross

Here’s an event to which we all can raise a glass, as we wine, dine and help the American Red Cross during the seventh annual Legacy Place Fork & Cork, set for 7-9 p.m. April 23 in Palm Beach Gardens. More...

St. Mark’s Episcopal raises $10 million to complete its capital campaign

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church & School has raised $10 million to complete its “WE WILL! Build in Faith” capital campaign and is preparing to begin the final phase of construction in June. More...

Quotes: What they’re saying

“I remember a turning point. I was helping Michelle Bernstein do a class in Macy’s in New York City. More...

Social media and the advent of ‘food porn’

Easily one of the biggest technological changes in the food industry has been the advent of high-quality cameras in smartphones, and it has spawned a whole new genre of images — “food porn.” We’ve all seen it: A relative or a More...

League of Women Voters hosts inaugural awards luncheon

On April 18, in celebration of 95 years of improvement and growth, The League of Women Voters will honor those women who have envisioned a better future for the residents of Palm Beach County during the inaugural 2015 Making Democracy Work Awards Lun More...

Real Estate News

A Mirasol marvel

This home offers a beautiful Genovese expanded floor plan with five bedrooms, plus bonus room, office, garage, and full golf membership. It is located in the desirable Quantera subdivision of Mirasol, at 128 Via Quantera, Palm Beach Gardens. More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Sometimes, folk art’s purpose hard to figure out

Odd, unidentified or unusual collectibles make every antiques show and shop more fun. How do you use a dog treadmill? Did the dealer say it was an elephant catcher? Is that strange crock really an 1850 chicken feeder? More...