July 17, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Losing the real World Cup

In the humdrum of daily living it’s hard to see the value of things, sometimes — ethics, for example, or ice cream. Football or Futbol (soccer). How can we tell what’s important? It all gets confusing. More...

Climate, genetics can affect how long virus-carrying mosquitoes live

It’s just math: The longer a mosquito lives, the better its odds of transmitting disease to humans orr animals. More...

Special Sections

Pet Tales

Fun pet facts

16 interesting tidbits of trivia about dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, birds, fish and reptiles

“Did you know?” That’s always a great conversation starter, especially when it’s about our pet pals. Here’s our contribution to your next water-cooler gathering, barbecue or cocktail party: More...

Pets of the Week

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Business News

SMALL OBJECTS, BIG BUCKS

Palm Beach County woman’s collection to be highlight of major miniatures auction

Cookie Ziemba has big hopes for a large collection of small objects that will be auctioned off as part of a twoday sale at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers in Chicago. More...

Real Estate News

Beauty in historic West Palm Beach

“Villa Vallette” is a stunning British colonial style home built new in 2010 and boasting more than 5,800 square feet with six bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms, including two master suites. More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Remarkable jugs carried complex statements of the time

Artists often express political ideas in their work, and many years later, collectors have trouble understanding the politics. Kirkpatrick/Anna pottery worked from 1839 to 1896 in Illinois and made pottery jugs and other useful containers. More...

Sandy Days, Salty Nights

Old dogs, past the point of being gentlemen

I’m spending the month of July in France. I’ve come to the same remote mountain village for the last three years to stay at a writing residency that’s a little like summer camp for adults. By now, I know most of the locals by name. 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, July 17 More...

Breakthrough technology reduces breast cancer radiation to one day

Dr. John A.P. Rimmer has traveled to Milan, Italy’s second most populous city. More...

Looking a gift horse in the mouth

Public or nonprofit organizations that receive charitable funding know about the give and the take in the process of “grantseeking.” Goals, budgets, and operational plans are subject to editing by donors before they write the check; and, More...

NEWS OF THE WEIRD

Rocking ‘Messiah’ More...

Opinion

Obama’s border crisis

It’s hard to imagine a more apt summation of the lunatic state of the nation’s immigration debate than the split screen over the past weeks. More...

Nomads of the digital age

The freedom to communicate and to share has entered a new era. The power promised by this freedom, by the Internet, is immense, so much so that it frightens entrenched institutions. More...

Healthy Living

Snarking about cleaning chores can truly damage a relationship

Wayne could tell by the slam of the door that Carrie was on the warpath. Carrie had not even had the time to take off her jacket, but it was crystal clear she was in a foul mood. More...

Choosing the right backpack crucial to your child’s health

It’s that time of year again — the annual search for school supplies. If a new backpack is on your list, here are some ideas to find the right backpack for your child and ensure that the backpack is being used correctly. More...

CHANGE YOUR SMILE CHANGE YOUR LIFE

ARE YOU ARE SUFFERING FROM MISSING TEETH, damaged teeth, failing dental work or illfitting dentures? Does your poor dental health keep you from smiling, socializing and enjoying the foods you love? More...

Arts & Entertainment News

KISS

The painted princes of rock mark 40 years of music and makeup by hitting the road

Earlier this year, Kiss received a big dose of vindication when the original edition of the band — singer/guitarist Paul Stanley, bassist/singer Gene Simmons, guitarist Ace Frehley and drummer Peter Criss — were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall o More...

Dramaworks books a Loesser musical for summer

“Happy Fella” set to take stage in concert version of show

RolandR Rusinek is ebullient. More...

PUZZLE ANSWERS

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Cuisine

In the kitchen with... Isaac Cerny,

Pistache French Bistro

Chef Isaac Cerny of Pistache got his start right out of culinary school in a four-star kitchen — by fudging his résumé. It almost changed his mind about the profession. “I really had no experience in a restaurant,” he said. More...

THE DISH

Highlights from local menus

The Dish: Chicken with basil sauce The Place: Bangkok O-Cha, Concourse Plaza, 2062 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., West Palm Beach; 471-3163 or bangkok-ocha.webnode.com The Price: $10.95 More...