April 24, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Rotary Club names outstanding police department officers

The Rotary Club of the Northern Palm Beaches held its annual Police Recognition breakfast on Tuesday, April 15, where the club acknowledged outstanding officers and employees of the Palm Beach Gardens, Juno Beach and Jupiter police departments. More...

Palm Beach County Food Bank names advancement director

Melissa Sullivan has been named Palm Beach County Food Bank director of advancement. Ms. Sullivan has 20 years of experience in the nonprofit sector in Palm Beach County, according to a written statement from the Food Bank. More...

Three local mayors deliver meals for Meals on Wheels campaign

Three mayors of Palm Beach County communities joined Meals on Wheels of the Palm Beaches in delivering meals to homebound seniors last month as part of the annual March for Meals, a national campaign designed to bring attention to the senior hunger c More...

Special Sections

Pet Tales

Pet M.D.

Dogs and cats aren’t doctors, but they can be talented diagnosticians

Diane Papazian was allergic to dogs and she didn’t especially want a second one, but her husband, Harry, persuaded her to let him purchase Troy, a 3-monthold Doberman pinscher. More...

Pets of the Week

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Business News

Working the network

Local professionals share their strategies for meeting people and generating business

There are seemingly endless events at which fruitful business connections can be established. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

College costs soar while value comes into question

Most parents dream of having their children graduate from college — at least until runaway costs and an unwelcoming labor market both became realities during the recent recession. More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Technology makes way for antique desks

Technology has changed the furniture we live with. Tables and desks had to change to accommodate modern, large and often clumsy electronics. More...

Real Estate News

A customized treasure

THIS ONE-OF-A-KIND CUSTOM HOME OFFERS A guesthouse and a four-car garage on .60 acres. The home at 5482 Pennock Point Road, Jupiter, includes many upgrades throughout a spacious, open floor plan that flows seamlessly. More...

Property tax season summary released

Anne Gannon, constitutional tax collector, released the final numbers for the 2013 property tax season collection period. Her agency collected $2.77 billion, or 91 percent of the $3.03 billion billed for the 2013 property tax season by March 31. More...

Sandy Days, Salty Nights

On the road to romantic paradise

Last week I applied for a long-stay visa to France. This should come as no surprise — everyone who knows me is already tired of hearing about my French dream life. More...

What To Do, Where To Go

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO

Please send calendar listings to Calendar Editor Janis Fontaine at pbnews@floridaweekly.com. Thursday, April 24 More...

Cuisine

In the kitchen with... CARLOS FARIAS,

Maison Carlos

Thinking on your feet, and trying to make everybody happy is all part of running a restaurant. Ultimately, though, “It’s hard to please everybody at the same time,” says Carlos Farias, owner of Maison Carlos. More...

THE DISH

Highlights from local menus

The Dish: Chicken sautéed with basil sauce The Place: Lanna Thai Restaurant, Bluffs Plaza, 4300 U.S. Highway 1 #205, Jupiter; 694-1443 or lannathaijupiter.com The Price: $7.95 lunch, $11.95 dinner More...

Cash is king as real estate recovers

There are five little numbers that equal big bucks in real estate: 33480. Homes in the town of Palm Beach, which bears that ZIP code, are selling in the millions. More...

C OMMENTARY

The rise of dumb and dumber

“Oligarchy” is not a word that steals with pussycat feet into the everyday patter of conversation. It rolls around in your mouth and off your tongue with a slightly operatic note. More...

Historical Society to feature author

Harvey E. Oyer III will be the guest at the Palm Beach Gardens Historical Society’s May program. Mr. More...

Palm Beach Gardens approves condos at Donald Ross, Prosperity

Fifteen acres at the southeast corner of Donald Ross Road and Prosperity Farms Road, extending to the Intracoastal Waterway and wrapping the Loggerhead Marina, has been approved by the city of Palm Beach Gardens for development of 113 condominium uni More...

Jewish Federation hosts IsraelDays, celebrating Jewish culture

The Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County will host IsraelDays, a celebration of Jewish culture, April 27 through May 6. More...

You can support your adult children — and let them stand on their own, too

Vickie’s cell phone began to ring. Her husband Stan shot her a pointed look, letting her know that he was VERY irritated and expected her not to answer. Vickie hesitated, but then excused herself from the table to take the call. More...

Opinion

The equal-pay canard

To paraphrase the line often attributed to Mark Twain, there are lies, damn lies and the “equal pay” statistic. More...

The grand American tradition of violent white supremacy

Another U.S. shooting spree has left bullet-riddled bodies in its wake, and refocused attention on violent, rightwing extremists. More...

Healthy Living

Most episodes of back and neck pain can be managed without surgery

The human skeleton has 206 bones, of which 33 are in the vertebral, or spinal column that extends from the skull to the pelvis. More...

McKay Dermatology offering free skin cancer screenings

McKay Dermatology & MedSpa in Stuart seeks to remind the public that Monday, May 5 is the official launch of Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. More...

Networking

American Jewish Committee and F. Malcolm Cunningham Sr. Bar Association Passover Seder

Greater Bethel Primitive Baptist Church of Riviera Beach members. Back row: Barbara Williams, Sammy Wilcox, Betty Wilcox, Keith Hester, Anita Hester, Lamonicas Stephen, Anthony Stubbs, Salesia Smith-Gordon, LaJune Hendley. More...

Palm Beach Charity Register celebration at Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa

Katie Edwards and Daphne Nikolopoulos More...

Arts & Entertainment News

TANGLED UP IN Goo

Dolls bring a new album, new mindset to SunFest

A lot of the talk surrounding the Goo Goo Dolls as the band goes on tour this spring behind its latest album, “Magnetic” (and a new 5-song acoustic EP, “Warner Sound Sessions Live”) is centering on how life is better in the ba More...

Singer promises an evening of wit at Colony’s Royal Room cabaret

Fans of The Colony Hotel’s Royal Room cabaret had better brace themselves for an evening of wit as Jeff Harnar returns to the intimate Palm Beach venue May 2-3 and May 9-10. More...

COLLECTOR’S CORNER

I really enjoy antiquing this time of year in Florida. Why? Many of the winter dealers who set up at area shows and fairs have gone north, and local dealers often have reduced their prices. Here are some places to visit: More...