August 4, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

You can text to get wait times for driver’s license

Anne M. Gannon, Constitutional Tax Collector, reports that her office is providing a new text messaging tool for office wait times for driver licenses and state identification cards. “It’s simple. More...

Weight loss center opens in Gardens

Successful Weight Loss Center has opened in PGA Commons West in Palm Beach Gardens. More...

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Roger Amidon

FLORIDA WEEKLY’S EXECUTIVE PROFILE

IT IS ROGER AMIDON’S JOB TO GENERATE TOURISM IN PALM Beach County. And while he loves the beaches and the golf courses, don’t expect the surf and the sand traps to be his sole focus. More...

KOVELS: ANTIQUES & COLLECTING

What’s in a name?

Antiques and collectibles are named for their age. Antiques must be more than 100 years old to be legally called “antiques.” Collectibles can be anything made less than 100 years ago. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

15 BOOKS AND FILMSTO ENJOY INDOORS TO HELP BEAT THE HEAT

WHOEVER SAID THE WORLD WAS GOING TO HELL IN A handbasket wasn’t kidding, judging by the current temperatures and humidity. It’s been so hot lately, you can almost feel the flames licking at your heels. But don’t despair. More...

Students shadow Maltz pros to present a show of their own

They have sung, dance and acted. But a group of budding theater professionals is learning about the behindthe scenes nuts and bolts of putting together a show. More...

Dramaworks offers a sneak peek at new digs

Palm Beach Dramaworks recently offered a hard-hat tour of its new location in downtown West Palm Beach. More...

City throws free Gardens Night Out party

After last year’s success, it’s no wonder the Palm Beach Gardens Police Department is teaming up again with the Recreation and Parks Division for Gardens Night Out on August 5. More...

Business group chooses Jupiter Lighthouse as partner

Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum has announced a partnership with BIG Inc., a local non-profit business networking group. BIG, which stands for Business Ideas Group, was founded in 1981 by local business leaders. More...

Rep. West speech at Tea Party re-set

The Palm Beach County Tea Party monthly meeting with keynote speaker Congressman Allen West has been changed to Aug. 15 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Palm Beach Gardens. The meeting previously was scheduled for Aug. 1, but developments in the U.S. More...

Where does the buck stop?

GIVING

As the stain of the hacking scandal from across the pond spills like black ink across a white table cloth, you wonder where all this will ultimately end; and by the time you read this, maybe we will know. More...

Real Estate News

Luxury at Ocean’s Edge

Limited opportunities remain to purchase oceanfront condos

There are limited opportunities remaining to purchase a new oceanfront condominium at the Toll Brothers’ Ocean’s Edge community at Singer Island. More...

Miromar Lakes wins ‘Community of the Year’

Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club is the first Florida community to win the National Association of Home Builders’ Gold Award for “Community of the Year.” More...

FPL offers resources for hurricane preparedness

One of FPL’s top priorities is the safety of both our employees and our customers, particularly during storm season. More...