November 27, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Junior League to host Deck the Palms Holiday Market on Dec. 6

The Junior League of the Palm Beaches will host “Deck the Palms Holiday Market” Saturday, Dec. 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Palm Beach County Convention Center, 650 Okeechobee Boulevard, West Palm Beach. More...

Bank of America donates $200,000 to Meals on Wheels Palm Beaches

Bank of America has given Meals on Wheels a $200,000 grant. BOA’s Palm Beach County market president Fabiola Brumley presented the agency its 2014 Neighborhood Builder award. More...

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Pet Tales

What’s your cat IQ?

Test your knowledge of feline facts with our fun quiz. 1. Domestic cats spend what percentage of their lives sleeping? a. 37 percent b. 45 percent c. 70 percent d. 56 percent 2. Which of the following is the only big cat capable of purring? a. More...

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Healthy Living

Giving thanks may inspire us to richness and meaning in our lives

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or e ven touched. They must be felt with the heart. Wishing you happiness.” — Helen Keller More...

“Strike Out Alzheimer’s Disease Fundraiser” raises money, creates awareness of disease

Throughout November awareness of Alzheimer’s disease has been heightened by a number of events marking “National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month.” More...

Good Samaritan unveils electrophysiology lab

Good Samaritan Medical Center unveiled a new $3 million electrophysiology lab during a recent ribbon-cutting ceremony, the hospital said in a statement. More...

Real Estate News

Amazing property, including Mediterranean oceanfront home, in Palm Beach

This is an amazing property with approximately 26,800 square feet, featuring two homes and an oceanfront parcel. The Mediterranean oceanfront home at 1230 N. More...

Gardens Medical Center receives 5-star rating for heart treatments

Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center has received five-star ratings for coronary bypass surgery and, for the ninth consecutive year, heart failure treatment from Healthgrades, a leading online resource for comprehensive data about physicians and hospita More...

West Palm city events division wins international, regional awards

The Community Events Division of the City of West Palm Beach has been recognized for its creative programming, dynamic décor and marketing materials by earning 22 international and regional event awards. More...

What To Do, Where To Go

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO

Please send calendar listings to pbnews@floridaweekly.com. THURSDAY11.27 Turkey Trot — Nov. 27, Bradley Park, 100 Bradley Place, Palm Beach. An annual family-friendly fun run benefiting local agencies which feed children and families. More...

HOLIDAY CALENDAR

BOAT PARADES The 37th annual Boca Raton Holiday Boat Parade — 6:30 p.m. Dec. 6. Starts from the C-15 Canal at the Boca/Delray border and goes 6 ½ miles south to the Hillsboro Boulevard Bridge. More...

Yippee! It’s just 94 days to Spring Training

It’s not even winter yet, but in Palm Beach County it’s never too early to think about the prelude to baseball — 29 games of professional baseball Spring Training played over 32 days. Plus two exhibition games. More...

Marshall Foundation hails Reed as Champion of the Everglades

In the mid to late 1960s, South Florida was pumping raw sewage into the ocean and waterways. More...

PGA Tour names Honda Classic “Most Fan Friendly”

The Honda Classic was named the "Most Fan Friendly" event on the PGA Tour on Nov. 20 at the annual “Best Of” awards that were presented at the TOUR's annual meetings in La Quinta, Calif. More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Even Santa can be a ‘cigar-store Indian’

Is an old barber pole or carved cigar store Indian worth as much as an oil painting of the same age? Some collectors today think so. One bidder paid $42,550 for a well-documented Indian maiden cigar store figure at a 2014 antiques auction. More...

Opinion

Welcome to the neighborhood ... and watch your step

I’ve moved a number of times and, each time after settling in, I’ve tried to be a “good neighbor.” So, when I relocated to Florida, I expected that things here would be no different. More...

Be the change you want to see

It is the time of year when the urgency to square up our financial accounts joins the confluence of activities inspired by the holiday season. More...

A short completely unbiased history of immigration

So President Barack Hussein Obama wants to let about five million illegal immigrants remain in the country and work without threat of deportation. That’s cool. Here’s why: Because I am not a hypocrite (not today. More...

Business News

Seeking treatment in paradise? South Florida may be the place to go

State legislators and strategic thinkers are spending millions to attract medical tourists to Florida — visitors who come for a procedure and stay for some leisure. Experts estimate medical tourism to be a $60 billion industry. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

What Old Lady?

Estelle Parsons stars in Palm Beach Dramaworks’ take on Israel Horovitz’s play

A t 87, Estelle Parsons is old. But she challenges the notion of what it means to be an actor of a certain age, even in tackling the title character in “My Old Lady.” More...

Maltz takes a fresh look at classic “Fiddler”

Marcia Milgrom Dodge is not one to play second fiddle to anyone. So it makes perfect sense that the director has returned to the Maltz Jupiter Theatre to lead a 50th anniversary production of “Fiddler on the Roof.” More...

About 70,000 expected to flock to Art Basel, satellite fairs

It is amazing how the juxtaposition of line and shape can make someone’s pulse quicken, how tromp l’oeil can stir the imagination, and perspective and shadow can entice conversation. But art is exactly this type of catalyst. More...

Cuisine

Solving the holiday wine puzzle

It happens every year, right at this time. We start to think about the turkeys, the cranberry sauce and everything that goes along, and the question always arises: What wine do we serve with holiday meals? More...

THE DISH:

Highlights from local menus

The Dish: A personal pizza The Place: Grimaldi’s Coal Brick-Oven Pizzeria, Downtown at the Gardens, 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave., Suite 3101, Palm Beach Gardens; 625-4665 or grimaldispizzeria.com. The Price: $9 plus $6 for two toppings. More...