January 19, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

Girl Scouts mark 100th year of cookies

If it’s January, then it must be Girl Scout Cookie season. Whoever would have guessed that something called a Thin Mint would have the opposite effect on waistlines across the country? From Jan. 19 to Feb. More...

Restoration project underway to restore vintage steam locomotive

U.S. Sugar recently re-acquired Engine No. 148, a steam locomotive it used in the 1950s to haul sugarcane from the fields to its mill. The steam engine, purchased from a private owner, is expected to be restored in the next year or so. More...

Hammerheads, Cardinals schedules announced

The Florida State League season returns in April when the Jupiter Hammerheads and the Palm Beach Cardinals each play 70 home games at Roger Dean Stadium. The minor league teams will also square off 17 times throughout the season. More...

International Red Cross announces 2017 ball

“The Diamond Centennial, Vienna to Versailles” is the name of The International Red Cross Ball 2017, starting at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach. More...

Special Sections

Real Estate News

Custom elegance in The Cove

It’s one of the best-kept secrets for a waterfront community in Palm Beach Gardens. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

WHEN CONTEMPORARY WAS MODERN

One of the most soul-destroying moments in my art career happened when I managed a gallery in England. More...

Producing duo to bring live theater to local cineplex

The stage has been set for lovers of local live theater. More...

HAPPENINGS

Art returns at Continuum in West Palm Beach

Art, like life, is fleeting. To illustrate that, we offer Continuum WPB Arts. More...

ArtPalmBeach turns 20

It is the bleak midwinter. But of course you’d never know that in Palm Beach County — especially with the cultural offerings. Take ArtPalmBeach, for example. Now in its 20th year, the contemporary art fair continues through Jan. More...

FLORIDA WRITERS

An interstellar relationship that is at once eerie, humorous and romantic

¦ “Mel-Khyor: An Interstellar Affair” by Malcom J. Brenner. Eyes Open Media. 220 pages. Trade paperback, $14.95. More...

Christian, Jewish fellowship adds Muslim perspective

The Palm Beach Fellowship of Christians & Jews is broadening its Interfaith Dialogues series by adding a Muslim perspective to the panel.  C.B. More...

Astros, Nationals Spring Training tickets on sale now

The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches and Rapids Water Park are partnering to provide Spring Training single game tickets for the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals. The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches box office will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Tiger Woods commits to playing 2017 Honda Classic

Tiger Woods, who recently returned after 15 months away from competitive golf, has committed to play in the 2017 Honda Classic, a PGA TOUR event coming up Feb. 20-26 at the PGA National Resort & Spa.  More...

Panthers continue to lose in fight against traffic

Last year was a tough one for Florida panthers. Not that any year isn’t — the traffic just keeps coming. More...

Business News

Bank on changes

Some local banks cutting and changing their services

We go to bed and wake up with mobile devices, travel almost everywhere with them, talk to them when we’re confused or lost, ask their advice on where to go for dinner, and rely on them to keep us occupied at a bar or while waiting in line at th More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Trump’s impact on the stock market as unpredictable as his tweets

In writing this column, I really try to refrain from delving into politics as much as I possibly can. There are plenty of other writers for this paper who are much more knowledgeable about this subject than I. More...

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Top cars at Detroit show include GTs, good old standby and electric

The North American International Auto Show in Detroit gives the automakers their first opportunity every year to get the public excited about the road ahead. More...