August 18, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Wycliffe Golf & Country Club earns Distinguished Gold Club of the World

Wycliffe Golf & Country Club has been awarded the Distinguished Gold Club of the World award, as determined by the annual Distinguished Clubs of the World award program conducted by BoardRoom magazine, one of the most respected trade publications More...

Reality is that we’re a long, long way from self-driving cars

CAR COMPANIES HAVE BEEN TRYING TO GET rid of the driver since the tailfin was standard issue. Last month our interstate system turned 60 years old. More...

Voices ...

Lynne McChristian is Florida representative for the Insurance Information Institute. More...

Special Sections

Pet Tales

Meet and greet

When it comes to pets, don’t ‘lean in.’ Tips on greeting etiquette

I was with friends in my hometown of Bonners Ferry, Idaho, and we were standing on the porte-cochere of a local hotel’s restaurant. More...

Pets of the Week

To adopt or foster a pet The Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League, Humane Society of the Palm Beaches, is at 3100/3200 Military Trail in West Palm Beach. Adoptable pets and other information can be seen at hspb.org. More...

Money & Investing

Bank loan index reacts to increased demand for U.S. dollars

I think one of the main reasons that people get stressed over financial decisions is that money matters are typically nontransparent and not very easy to understand. More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

French perfume lamps can bring dazzling prices

In the unsanitary world of the 18th and 19th century, bad smells were everywhere. There was no garbage pickup, no indoor flushing toilets and no refrigeration to keep food from spoiling. More...

Business News

Home-price gains unfettered in most metro areas

Home prices maintained their robust, upward trajectory in a vast majority of metro areas during the second quarter of 2016, causing affordability to slightly decline despite mortgage rates hovering at lows not seen in more than three years, according More...

MOVING ON UP

“Don’t be afraid to come out of your comfort zone to try something new.”

Name: Don Jones Title: Co-owner of Beef Jerky Outlet franchise City of business: West Palm Beach More...

Real Estate News

Penthouse privacy at Oceanfront

A dual privately secured elevator whisks you to this penthouse at The Oceanfront and opens to a private double-door entry. More...

What To Do, Where To Go

Calendar

Please send calendar listings to calendar editor Janis Fontaine at pbnews@floridaweekly.com. THURSDAY8/18 More...

Society

Cars and Coffee at Palm Beach Outlets in West Palm Beach

1. Tara Sweet, Jason Sweet and Nadine Goff 2. Tonya Sensibaugh, Nathan Sensibaugh and Chris Sensibaugh 3. Devin Fontane, Erica Holden and Wayne Frerichs 4. Kim Volante More...

Cuisine

Bonefish hooks up at Midtown; Lynora’s coming to Jupiter

Bonefish Grill re-opened early this month in its new location, Mainstreet at Midtown, with a charity gesture, giving 50 percent of sales to the United Way of Palm Beach County. The communitybased fund received $5,000. More...

It’s not just a guy thing anymore

It wasn’t all that long ago that you asked for the wine list in a restaurant and the server automatically handed it to the man at the table. Not any more. More...

In the kitchen with... DUSTIN PARFITT,

Oli’s Fashion Cuisine Chef/Owner of Fashion Cuisine Group

Dustin Parfitt is no stranger to serving the rich and famous. His restaurant, Oli’s Fashion Cuisine has hosted many legendary faces since it opened six years ago. More...

Meals on Wheels founder Charlie Ring retiring, sort of….

It’s been six years since Charlie Ring founded Meals on Wheels of the Palm Beaches, an organization that delivers nutritious meals to homebound seniors. Now it’s time for Mr. Ring to move on to something else. More...

South Florida Science Center announces new board members

The board at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium has grown by three. Mary Fairbanks Freitas, Julie S. Holmes and David John Stiles Nicholson joined the nonprofit’s board of directors starting July 1. More...

Would software deter a malicious driver?

IT IS SO ENLIGHTENING TO READ AN OPINion of an insider into self-driving cars. Dr. (Larry) Burns explains in simple terms what a self-driving car is, at the same time discussing expected milestones of the project and its potential consequences. More...

Foundation announces matching challenge to help pay for September Honor Flight

The Levitetz Family Foundation has come to the aid of Southeast Florida Honor Flight again by issuing a Matching Funds Challenge to raise money necessary to fly WWII and Korean War veterans to Washington, D.C., to see the memorials built in honor of More...

Opinion

Profiles in courage

If the 2016 presidential election is any indication, there is no joy in Mudville; nor will there be any time soon. You remember Mudville. It is that mythical place immortalized in a famous baseball poem written in 1888. More...

The differences are stark when comparing candidates

It comes down to issues and temperament. That’s how we should compare presidential candidates — and this year the differences are stark. These criteria are interrelated. Positions on issues indicate a philosophy. More...

Obama’s parting shot

The Obama administration is entering its final months, but it’s never too late to further diminish U.S. influence and discomfit our allies. More...

Healthy Living

Nourishing your child

A look at the benefits of breastfeeding

In honor of August as National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, the labor and delivery team at St. Mary’s Medical Center would like to share some of the benefits associated with breastfeeding children. More...

Change your smile and change your life with Teeth Next Day

Are you are suffering from missing teeth, damaged teeth, failing dental work or ill-fitting dentures? Does your poor dental health keep you from smiling, socializing and enjoying the foods you love? More...

MonaLisaTouch laser therapy shown to restore women’s sex lives

The subject of restoring intimacy has been one that has gone unmentioned for centuries as most women have been too uncomfortable to speak about such a personal subject. More...

Networking

Palm Beach Young Professionals at Swag in West Palm Beach

1. Alex Ponushis, Bob Goldfarb and Julia Kenty 2. Robin Williams, Robin Sexton and Chris Waite 3. Scott Shrader, Judi King and Neal Sibley 4. Ashley Mock, Jamie Tucker, Jeffry Michaels, Ivan Dominguez and Ann Maus 5. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Underwater Impressions

NOBODY REALLY LOOKS AT Claude Monet’s water lilies anymore. Not without some news or mystery rendering them relevant again. have of a Fox at they emerged. More...

DOWNTOWN

‘World Goes ‘Round’ spins through a final weekend

The acclaimed music revue “The World Goes ‘Round” is on stage at the Kravis Center’s Rinker Playhouse through Aug. 21. More...

Maltz single tickets go on sale to public Aug. 22

Single tickets for the Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s season will go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 22. More...