December 18, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

NEWS OF THE WEIRD

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Sharon Bock, clerk’s office donates cash, phones raised through ‘Dress Down Days’

For the ninth year, Clerk Sharon Bock and her team at the Clerk & Comptroller’s office observed Domestic Violence Awareness Month by assisting Palm Beach County’s two state-licensed domestic violence shelters. More...

Special Sections

Pet Tales

Happy howlidays

Eight tips to help you and your pets during the holiday season

The weather outside is, um, delightful. The slight nip in the air in central Oklahoma, where I’m visiting, gives barely a hint that Christmas will be upon us in a matter of days. More...

Pets of the Week

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Furry Friends Sanctuary Ranch receives donation of van

Lloyd Schiller, animal lover and local philanthropist, has donated a Chrysler Town & Country van to Furry Friends Sanctuary Ranch in Palm City, the ranch said in a statement. More...

Business News

Swinging for scholarships

TBC Corp. drives golf tournament for Take Stock for Children, collecting $230,000 this year

When a board member from Take Stock in Children Palm Beach County decided to step down, two senior vice presidents from TBC Corporation decided to step up. The year: 2008. The replacements: Kyle Benko and Rande Willison. More...

Julie Bass named CFO of Boys and Girls Clubs

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County have announced the appointment of a new vice president of finance and chief financial officer. More...

Real Estate News

Spectacular views from Point Manalapan

This custom-built contemporary interpretation of traditional vernacular Florida architecture, in Point Manalapan, will offer spectacular Intracoastal views. This 7,065-squarefoot estate offers 5 bedrooms and 6½ baths. More...

What To Do, Where To Go

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO

Please send calendar listings to pbnews@floridaweekly.com. Dec. 18-24 JUST ANNOUNCED: More...

Society

Grand opening celebration of Harbourside Place, Jupiter

Brenda Arnold, Ken Scheppke and Cathy Scheppke More...

Northwood Village Art and Wine Promenade

Stu Tucker, Janet Atkinson, Roman Smolkin, Martha Garcia, Gerald Jackson and Laurie Jackson More...

Worth Avenue’s annual tree lighting ceremony

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Gardens Medical Center among first to use MitraClip

Something was wrong, very, very wrong, and Delia Ortiz knew it. More...

TRUE GRIT

Disabled but not down

To live a life of disability in America is to live a life of ambivalence, of confronting one’s most severe limitations and concentrating on one’s abilities. More...

Opinion

Give where you live

You don’t have to travel far in Palm Beach County to gain a sense of appreciation for the extraordinary abundance that characterizes this part of South Florida. More...

GUEST COMMENTARY

Loxahatchee bridge a major problem for All Aboard Florida

Last month I attended one of the meetings that the United States Coast Guard had scheduled to hear from the residents of Northern Palm Beach County on the impact of the proposed All Aboard Florida project. More...

Healthy Living

It’s healthy to strive for improvement, but perfection is not attainable

The other mothers seemed to have it so together — slim, poised, and impeccably dressed. Although the women were cordial and friendly enough, E lyse just knew she didn’t fit in. She always felt so dowdy and inadequate in their presence. More...

SURGICAL OPTIONS for BACKPAIN

Spinal problems are among the most common — and challenging — orthopedic conditions, and often encompass neurological issues. The Institute for Advanced Orthopedics at St. More...

You should consider having your implants performed by an expert in dental implants

Have you lost a tooth due to decay, injury, or trauma? Is your ability to smile with confidence suffering? Tooth loss can greatly harm your self-esteem as well as impact your ability to chew, bite, and speak. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Ring in the New Year right

NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATIONS

West Palm Beach ¦ New Year’s Eve Celebration — 6 p.m.-midnight Dec. 31, CityPlace, 700 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach. Live Entertainment and snowfalls every hour. Free. Info: 366-1000; CityPlace.com. More...

“Tarzan” swings into Borland on a musical note

Three South Florida actors from a youthful cast of 30 will climb up vines and swing through trees during the Palm Beach Gardens production of “Tarzan, The Stage Musical.” More...

SPILLING IT

Power-broker Roy Assad meets his match

Starting counting, because Roy Assad’s description is like no other one I have ever written about in this column. More...

Cuisine

The ‘other’ Aussies don’t hail from Down Under

The wine world knows all about the Australians. Big bold reds… zingy whites. But what about the other Aussies, the Austrians? More...

THE DISH:

Highlights from local menus

The Dish: Pepperoni Baked Stuffed Bread The Place: Agliolio Italian Bistro & Bar, 12793 W. Forest Hill Blvd., Wellington; 798- 7770 or agliolio.com The Price: $8.99 More...