September 18, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Get In Shape for Women sets open house Sept. 20

Get In Shape For Women, a boutique small-group personal training studio exclusively for women, is having an open house Saturday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Offered will be a free workout, door prizes, healthy snacks and membership savings. More...

Palm Beach Zoo celebrates “Fiesta Cultural”

It’s a day of all things Hispanic at the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society. The zoo will host a “Fiesta Cultural,” celebrating Hispanic heritage, from 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 20. More...

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Pet Tales

Pet therapy

Who can make a nothing day suddenly seem worthwhile? Therapy pets, that’s who

A visit from a dog, cat or other pet can make a bad day disappear. That’s especially true if you are a resident in a nursing home or a patient in a hospital. More...

Pets of the Week

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Healthy Living

We need to be the creators of our own happiness

Let’s consider the circumstances of the following individuals, both attractive, highly educated and well- liked married women in their mid- 40s. More...

St. Mary’s, Palm Beach Children’s Hospital earn award for increased patient satisfaction

St. Mary’s Medical Center and Palm Beach Children’s Hospital have been recognized by HealthStream Inc. More...

Real Estate News

Luxury, exclusive villas in the heart of Palm Beach

Palazzo Villas are the first luxury exclusive villa residences to be built on the Island in 15 years. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

FOR ART’S SAKE

The season ahead at area museums

Forget what you’ve heard about South Florida being a cultural backwater. Area museums were packing folks in all summer long for a variety of events, from exhibitions and art demonstrations to concerts and family activities. More...

Autumnal treasure: Chamber musicians set for fall fest

Forget the Beach Boys. The Palm Beach Chamber Music Festival offered the real sounds of summer throughout July for the 23rd time. More...

FLORIDA AUTHENTICA

Everglades National Park Shark Valley

An excerpt from the book, “Florida Authentica,” a field guide to 52 Florida adventures … unique, eccentric and natural marvels of the Sunshine State. By Ron Wiggins. More...

Cuisine

FLORIDA WEEKLY CUISINE

Beer and coffee blend in Sea Rhino Rhino Doughnuts & Coffee has teamed up with Delray Beach’s Saltwater Brewery to concoct a beer infused with Rhino’s signature craft-brewed coffee. More...

THE DISH

Highlights from local menus

The Dish: Onion Soup Gratinee with Gruyère Cheese The Place: Pistache French Bistro, 101 N. Clematis St., downtown West Palm Beach; 833-5090 or pistachewpb.com The Price: $9.50 More...

Two more Palm Beach County Trader Joe’s opening soon to devoted fans

Trader Joe’s arrival in Palm Beach County easily is the most anticipated local retail event in recent memory. First came the Wellington store in May. More...

International Polo Club to host AYSO National Games

The American Youth Soccer Organization has selected Palm Beach County as the destination for its 2016 National Games, the Palm Beach County Sports Commission has announced in a statement. More...

Opinion

The old becomes new again

The Party of Lincoln has learned a thing or two about the politics of cynicism. Their credentials are on full display in Southern statehouses where the party’s brand dominates with super majorities; but then, they had good teachers. More...

Obama’s foreign policy collapse

President Barack Obama’s stated goal in the fight against the Islamic State, aka ISIS, is to reduce it to a “manageable problem.” More...

The climate marches on

“Unjust laws exist.” So wrote Henry David Thoreau in his 1849 essay, “On the Duty of Civil Disobedience.” The naturalist and pacifist asked, “Shall we be content to obey them, or shall we endeavor to amend them, and obey More...

Business News

Gardens Police Foundation hosts 7th golf tournament

The 7th Annual Palm Beach Gardens Police Foundation Explorers’ Golf Tournament is Oct. 11, and player slots on both courses are filling quickly. The tournament is at PGA National Resort and Spa. More...

New foreclosures drop 17 percent compared to August 2013 cases

The number of new foreclosures in Palm Beach County decreased in August, according to the latest statistics from the county Clerk & Comptroller. More...

4th West Palm Beach Pup Crawl honors troops Sept. 28 on Clematis

The fourth annual West Palm Beach Pup Crawl will pay tribute to the troops with an All America-themed dog event. The mission is to raise support and awareness to pet-and-veteran related services. The Pup Crawl will be held Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. More...

Sandy Days, Salty Nights

France at 24 vs. France at 34

The last time I lived in France — and I mean really lived here, with an apartment and everything — was a decade ago. And let me tell you: France at 34 is nothing like France at 24. More...

What To Do, Where To Go

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO

CRAFTERS WANTED! THE WOMEN AT ST. THOMAS MORE CATHOLIC CHURCH ARE LOOKING FOR CRAFTERS TO JOIN THEM AT THEIR ARTS AND CRAFT SHOW OCT. 11-12, AT 10935 S MILITARY TRAIL, BOYNTON BEACH. INFO: 737-3095. More...