September 25, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Clara’s Kids event raises $24,000 for foster children

The 3rd Annual Clara’s Kids Event, held at Abacoa Golf Club, raised about $24,000 for South Florida’s foster children. Clara Eagan Zabriski was a Jupiter resident who died three years ago one week after her 10th birthday. More...

Special Sections

Pet Tales

Keep ’em home

Shelters come up with creative solutions to help pets who might otherwise be given up

The woman’s dog lived outdoors at the end of a chain, with only a doghouse for shelter. He had some serious medical issues. Neighbors complained to the city that the dog was neglected. More...

Pets of the Week

Full Story

Owners may give up or adopt exotic pets on amnesty day Oct. 4 in West Palm Beach

The second annual Exotic Pet Amnesty Day for Palm Beach County will be held on Oct. 4 at the former Garden Club building in Dreher Park, behind the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society and next to the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium. More...

Business News

Ibis sets grand opening for sports village

Ibis Golf & Country Club will host a ribbon cutting and grand opening on Oct. 7 for its new 15,000 square foot sports village. More...

STORE Self Storage to host 2nd Storage Wars fundraiser

STORE Self Storage & Wine Storage in Palm Beach Gardens is hosting its second annual Storage Wars fundraiser on Nov. 6. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Know your demographic trends when investing

There are some trends that have great impact on investments — on valuations, initial public offerings, earnings growth of companies, entrance of entrepreneurs, new job creation, etc. Important investment trends are most notable in three areas. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

COLLECTOR’S CORNER

Look for a couple of collector events — stamp, postcard and coin shows — as well as the reopening of Bethesda-by-the-Sea’s Church Mouse thrift store in the next week. Next weekend: the West Palm Beach Antiques Festival. More...

COMING TO A STAGE NEAR YOU

Looking ahead to a season of South Florida theater

Location, location, location. More...

Clematis by Night heats up the evening with Firefighter Chili Cook Off

Clematis by Night promises five-alarm fun as the First Annual Firefighter Chili Cook Off gets underway from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 2 along the West Palm Beach Waterfront. More...

Cuisine

In the kitchen with... SCOTT GULI,

Garden City Café

When Scott Guli set out to open Garden City Café after 27 years of working for Carmine’s, the choice of locations ended up being surprisingly easy. More...

Lynora’s set to open Osteria on Clematis Street

Fans of Lynora’s, that one-time western Lake Worth bastion of all things Italian, will be happy to know that the next generation of the Abbenante family is opening a restaurant on Clematis Street in downtown West Palm Beach. More...

THE DISH

Highlights from local menus

The Dish: Baby Back Ribs The Place: Bricktop’s, 375 S. County Road, Palm Beach; 855-2030 or bricktops.com. The Price: $26 More...

The antiques world is reeling from federal restrictions on the sale of ivory

For centuries, ivory has been a hot commodity in the antiques world. But new regulations may change that. Before the days of plastics and other modern marvels, ivory was the material of choice for everything from the mundane to the magnificent. More...

Mounts Botanical Garden names program coordinator

Rochelle Ibanez Wolberg has been named program coordinator for Mounts Botanical Garden. More...

Opinion

When the minimum becomes the maximum

It may be a surprise to learn that Birmingham, Alabama was once on track to be the poster child for the “New South” in the era following the Civil War. It could have become Atlanta before Atlanta became Atlanta. More...

A tribute to a journalistic great

Bob Sherrill died last month in a nursing home in Tallahassee at the age of 89. According to the accounts I have received, his passing was peaceful. If that be the case, dying was the only thing Bob did peacefully. More...

The business of high-stakes testing

The stakes are high. More...

Healthy Living

If you don’t like your child’s in-laws, learn to keep quiet and deal with it

“This is the last straw! These people are calculated monsters! They’re ruining my life!” It began four years ago when Patti Stone’s son Scott called to tell her he’d met Tara Burke. More...

Early treatment is critical in heart attacks

Chest pain is one of the most common symptoms of a heart attack and a common reason why people visit the emergency room. Each year more than 1 million Americans have heart attacks, and more than a third of those heart attacks are fatal. More...

South Florida Science Center hosts third annual golf tourney

The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium’s third annual Golf Classic, hosted by the Science Center’s Young Professional Organization and co-chaired by Heath Randolph and Val Perez, is Oct. 27 at Mayacoo Lakes Country Club. More...

Real Estate News

Exquisite homes at The Grove at Lake Ida

The Grove at Lake Ida is an enclave of exquisitely designed single-family residences in Delray Beach’s popular Lake Ida community. More...

Sandy Days, Salty Nights

If we’ve lost respect, who’s at fault?

On a recent slow night, I watched an episode of “Downton Abbey,” the one where Lady Mary, still grieving, storms out of the dining room during a family dinner. 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...