August 11, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

We must have bread, but we must have roses, too

GIVING

I love Florida summers. More...

Crowds turn out for the love of Andre

It is said that animals can read human emotions. If that’s the case, Andre the green turtle seemed to feel the excitement of the people surrounding him as the water was drained from his tank Aug. More...

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Rena Blades

FLORIDA WEEKLY’S EXECUTIVE PROFILE

SHE HAS BEEN ON THE JOB FOR SEVEN YEARS NOW. And Rena Blades is ready to take the Palm Beach County Cultural Council on the next phase of its development — moving to permanent digs in a historic building in downtown Lake Worth. More...

Don’t hide under a rock: Diversify your portfolio

MONEY & INVESTING

What a week that was. For many investors, TGIF had significant meaning as of 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5. A complete recap of the various investment markets’ movements would require more space than this column allows. More...

Wedding cups said to ensure matrimonial bliss

KOVELS: ANTIQUES & COLLECTING

The wedding cup that looks like a woman holding a swiveling cup above her head is showing up at modern wedding celebrations. Thee cup is used for a toast and as a trial for the bride and groom. More...

Scripps-Tenet deal expected to bring jobs, $402 million

It’s a marriage of medicine and science. And when it is finally consummated, a partnership between Tenet Florida Inc. and The Scripps Research Institute is expected to have an economic impact of $402 million over five years. More...

Second Chance Rescue sets fundraiser, poker run

A Second Chance Puppies and Kittens Rescue will hold its first “A Dog’s Day” main event and “Run for the Animals” poker run, to be held at Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach. More...

Veteran status now available for ID and driver licenses

Anne M. Gannon, Palm Beach County constitutional tax collector, announces a special designation for honorably discharged veterans for Florida driver’s licenses and state identification cards. More...

Real Estate News

Luxury on the River’s Edge

Tequesta Country Club home offers spectacular views, amenities

This home at 131 Point Circle in the Tequesta Country Club in Tequesta is a one-of-a-kind waterfront property with panoramic views. It has a peninsular lot with 365 feet on the Loxahatchee River offering water views from almost every room. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Offbeat thank- you notes keep author true to herself

Leah Diederich writes thank- you notes. Not the flowers and rainbows with curlicue script Hallmark kind. And not the obligatory “Dear Aunt Mildred, thanks for the birthday gift” kind, either. Ms. More...

Maltz seeks kids for cast of biblical proportions

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre needs a few good kids. Well, 70 to be exact, for its upcoming production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” The Maltz will audition kids ages 8-13 from noon-3 p.m. More...

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The Knights of Columbus Santa Maria Counsel #4999, Palm Beach Gardens, bingo group honored Hilda Hoffman, 99, on July 22, with a certificate that entitles her to play bingo free forever. More...