October 16, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Consumer Reports survey finds Americans are ready to spend

The great recession of 2007 caused the once-prolific American shopper to go into a prolonged scrimp mode. More...

County dropboxes successful in gathering expired medications

Last year, the Palm Beach County Substance Awareness Coalition launched a dropbox program to help people dispose of unwanted or expired medications and raise awareness of and reduce and prevent prescription drug abuse. More...

Special Sections

Pet Tales

Dental issues plague our pets

¦ Dental disease affects an estimated 80 percent of dogs and 70 percent of cats by the time they are 2 years old, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association. More...

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Healthy Living

Blended family challenges can be overcome with effort

Susan watched from the window as her husband, Mike, loaded suitcases into the trunk. Her teenage stepchildren, Dylan and Jenna, had left the house without saying goodbye. Susan was incensed, although she wasn’t surprised. More...

Do you have a higher risk of breast and ovarian cancer?

A risk factor is something that increases or decreases your chances of developing a disease such as cancer. But just because you have one risk factor, or several, does not mean you will be diagnosed with the disease. More...

Events, fundraisers and education sessions in observance of breast cancer awareness month

Want to help fight breast cancer? Or learn the latest medical news? There are plenty of opportunities in October. Check out our list below. Did we miss your event? We’ll publish a calendar of events each week in October. More...

What To Do, Where To Go

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO

Florida Weekly wants to include your craft show or holiday bazaar in a special list of events. Please send information to pbnews@floridaweekly.com. Please send calendar listings to Calendar Editor Janis Fontaine at pbnews@floridaweekly.com. More...

Cuisine

VINO

There’s no putting a cork on debate over how best to seal bottles

Withh apologiesl to Markk Twain, reports of the death of the natural cork have been greatly exaggerated. More...

In the kitchen with... KEVIN DARR,

City Cellar Wine Bar & Grill

For City Cellar’s executive chef, Kevin Darr, compromise is not an option. His passion for quality, handcrafted food runs deep, and the CityPlace restaurant’s menu is proof. More...

Bravo opens at Harbourside Place

Bravo Cucina Italiana has opened at Harbourside Place in Jupiter. More...

Colony stages a colorful makeover

It’s elegant and it’s intimate. And thanks to a $9 million “re-imagining,” The Colony Hotel is a decidedly more colorful place than it was. More...

Caridad Center offers certified training for teaching diabetes care

Caridad Center’s Prevention, Education and Treatment of Chronic Conditions Program is training members of the community to become Diabetes Self-Management Leaders, certified to teach diabetes care. More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Save some green on ‘brown’ furniture

What a bargain! Often an authentic antique sells for less than a modern copy. More...

Alexander show opens Ann Norton season

The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, the historic tropical gardens featuring gallery space, artist’s studio and monumental sculptures, has announced the schedule for its 2014/2015 season. More...

Opinion

Scared Stiff: The cultural anxiety of Ebola

Cultural anxiety threatens to consume us. More...

Terminally idiotic brain dead zombies

Have you ever gotten into a pickle and wondered why? Why you chose to embark on an adventure that’s about to hurt you, or leave you adrift, or have nothing at all to do with you? Have you ever asked: Why did I choose this job? More...

No aces in the hole

The column advised of a looming threat to neighborhoods: Single-family homes are falling prey to an onslaught of speculators. More...

Business News

Cinépolis Jupiter delays opening theater until early next year

Cinépolis Jupiter, a 1,460-seat theater offering luxury seating and a gourmet menu, has postponed its opening to early 2015, the company announced in a statement. More...

Clean energy a major employer in Florida, report says

More than 130,000 Floridians currently work at 14,000-plus clean energy businesses spread almost equally across the state, according to a report by the nonpartisan business groups Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2), Florida Alliance for Renewable Energ More...

Real Estate News

Luxurious Townhomes in the heart of Palm Beach

Offered are the most luxurious planned townhomes in Palm Beach in the last 13 years. Featured are a fantastic 40-foot lap pool, high ceilings, large windows, and 4,718 square feet of luxury. In-town location, located at 176 Sunset Ave. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

FROM MAINSTREAM TO CUTTING EDGE

Duncan Theatre looks ahead to new season and new audiences

Palm Beach State College’s Duncan Theatre is a pioneer space of sorts. More...

Concert band gets set to “Strike Up the Band!”

Members of the Palm Beach Gardens Concert Band have been busy rehearsing for “Strike Up the Band!,” their Oct. More...

SPILLING IT

“How do you go from ultimate devastation to God saying, ‘I’ve got your back?’ ”

Angela Reynolds is an interior decorator to the stars. We met at a Jupiter diner for breakfast. Emily Pantelides: So, what celebrity homes have you decorated? More...