July 2, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

AAA: Teen crash fatalities climb during ‘100 Deadliest Days’

Nearly two-thirds of people injured or killed in a car crash involving a teen driver are people other than the teen behind the wheel, according to a new report released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. More...

NEWS OF THE WEIRD

That New York attitude More...

Special Sections

Pet Tales

Summer reading list

We share seven of our favorite new dog and cat books

Reading is a year-round activity, but summer is an extra-special reading time, with lazy family vacations and extended periods of daylight making it seem as if we have more time. And who better to read about than our best friends: dogs and cats? More...

Pets of the Week

To adopt: The Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League, Humane Society of the Palm Beaches, is located at 3100/3200 Military Trail in West Palm Beach. Adoptable pets and other information can be seen at hspb.org. For adoption information call 686-6656. More...

Quick! Grab a super photo of your smart, beautiful critter, and win $250 in pet supplies

You love animals, and your pet just happens to be the cutest of them all, right? Florida Weekly wants to see photos of your pride and joy, and we’re giving away prizes to the best ones. More...

Business News

‘Think Local!’

Independents Week celebrates awareness of shopping locally

The owner of Island Bridge Realty in Jupiter grew up in a hip Chicago suburb that saw scenes from “Risky Business,” and “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” and several other movies written and directed by John Hughes, unfold on i More...

PGA National Resort & Spa looks ahead to next wave of renewal

Renovations at PGA National Resort & Spa are placing a little more emphasis on the final portion of the resort’s name — the spa. Look for new treatments and more luxury retail items in the 40,000-square-foot spa. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Exploring the nuances of stock options

I went through a very stressful episode this past weekend as my wife assigned me with a Herculean task: to buy toothbrushes for my twins. More...

What To Do, Where To Go

CALENDAR

Please send calendar listings to calendar editor Janis Fontaine at pbnews@floridaweekly.com. THURSDAY07.02 The 24th Annual Palm Beach Chamber Music Summer Festival — Works by Antonín Dvorák, Julius Röntgen, Eric Ewazen and Stefan Cwik. More...

Shakespeare Festival marks milestone with “Hamlet”

To be, or not to be. That never was the question for Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival’s Shakespeare by the Sea. It simply was and is. And that is how it will be for its 25th anniversary season, set for July 9-19. More...

$750K in Palm Beach County grants from Quantum available to nonprofits

Quantum Foundation, Palm Beach County’s largest health funding foundation, is currently accepting applications from small, grassroots nonprofits to share in $750,000 as part of its Quantum in the Community initiative, the foundation announced. More...

Opinion

Take down the flag

“Patriotism is seen not only as the last refuge of a scoundrel but as the first bolthole of the hypocrite,” so said a British broadcaster in observance of Parliament. More...

The bona fide red, white and blue

On at least two distinct occasions in the history of the United States, the nation found itself equipped to take over the world. More...

Pope Francis goes off the rails

A quasi-religious movement now has a genuinely religious leader. The pope’s encyclical on the environment is being hailed for its embrace of science, although it is about as scientific as the Catholic hymnal. More...

Healthy Living

Fourth of July fireworks are dangerous — follow these safety tips

As schools let out and the days get longer, families begin to spend more time outdoors during the summer months. Among the many fun festivities of the summer comes one of the most anticipated nights of the season: the Fourth of July. More...

Real Estate News

Stunning waterfront estate

This stunning waterfront estate offers two luxury homes to make one grand estate, at 3304 and 3316 N. Flagler Dr. in West Palm Beach. More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Not necessarily beat up, ‘clobbered’ pieces sell for less

Is an antique “clobbered” Chinese vase a valuable Asian ceramic? Fifty years ago, if you were clobbered, it meant someone beat you up. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

MEGA BASH blasts off

Baseball, fireworks come together at Roger Dean

Roger Dean Stadium will turn into a star-spangled spectacle Fourth of July weekend with back-to-back baseball games, elaborate fireworks displays and live rock ’n’ roll, all packaged in patriotism. More...

Chamber music fest offers mix of new, old

Were he alive today, composer Johann Sebastian Bach would be 330 years old. Ludwig van Beethoven? He’d be 234. But Stephen Cwik? He’s 28. More...

Clematis by Night returns with country music

Because of 4th on Flagler, the city of West Palm Beach skips its 20th anniversary celebration of Clematis by Night on July 2, but it’s back July 9 for a night of country music with the T.J. More...

Cuisine

In the kitchen with... Henry Olmino,

Mario’s Ocean Ave., Lantana

Henry Olmino, chef and owner of Mario’s Ocean Ave. in Lantana, said he literally grew up in a restaurant kitchen. More...

THE DISH:

Highlights from local menus

The Dish: Tagliatelli ai funghi The Place: Fratelli Lyon, the Norton Museum of Art, 1415 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach. Note: Restaurant is open for lunch 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Tuesday- Sunday and for dinner 5 p.m.-8:30 p.m. More...

Yard House expands menu

It offers hundreds of draft beers by the glass. But Yard House also has an extensive menu that is set to grow. More...