October 23, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Jewish Federation Innovation Fund accepting applications for grants

The Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County has launched The Innovation Fund, a high-impact, multiyear grants program that represents a new, forwardthinking philosophy embraced by the organization’s board of directors, the federation said in a p More...

Mounts offers fall plant show, classes and talks in November

The Friends of Mounts Botanical Garden will host six horticulturally informative and family friendly public events during November, the garden has announced. More...

Brett Steinberg opens law firm

Attorney Brett Steinberg has opened the firm Steinberg Law, specializing in plaintiffs’ personal injury and criminal litigation in Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade Counties. Mr. More...

Special Sections

Pet Tales

Dogs welcome

Taking pets to visit family means permission and planning

Our culture has become very pet-friendly, but as much as I love this shift in attitude, I am also aware that some people don’t approve of the change, especially when other people start planning to bring dogs home for the holidays. More...

Pets of the Week

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Healthy Living

Yes, you can learn to say no, and with grace and conviction

Sara knew how to convince her sister, Gloria, to do the very things Gloria was reluctant to do. More...

When your wife has breast cancer

When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, her husband should make sure to provide her with support and comfort during such a difficult time. More...

Events, educational sessions for breast cancer awareness month

Want to help fight breast cancer? Or learn the latest medical news? There are plenty of opportunities in October. Check out our list below. Did we miss your event? We’ll publish a calendar of events each week in October. More...

Real Estate News

Realtors Capozzis join Illustrated Properties

Local real estate industry leaders Dick and Karen Capozzi have recently joined Illustrated Properties, the company announced in a statement. Mr. More...

Luxury new home on West Indies, Palm Beach

OFFERED IS LUXURY NEW CONSTRUCTION AT 225 WEST Indies Drive, Palm Beach — on an exceptional street. 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. THURSDAY10.23 Sailfish Marina Sunset Celebration — 6 p.m. Oct. 23. Arts and crafts, live entertainment and food. More...

$4 billion in boats to anchor at 55th annual Fort Lauderdale boat show

More than $4 billion worth of boats — runabouts, sportfishers, high performance boats, center consoles, cabin cruisers, flats boats, skiffs, express cruisers, sailing yachts, motor yachts, bowriders, catamarans, ski boats, jet boats, trawlers, More...

Quantum Foundation provides $150,000 to Catholic Charities’ Healthcare for the Homeless

The Quantum Foundation has provided another $150,000 grant to help Catholic Charities’ Healthcare for the Homeless project address unmet health services for Palm Beach County’s estimated 1,500 homeless people. More...

Palm Beach Zoo volunteers break records for service

The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society’s volunteers have broken two records for the second consecutive year — total hours volunteered and the amount of money they have saved the zoo . More...

Michael Aiello — master of fright

Michael Aiello has been brewing up fear as the creative director of Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios in Orlando for over a decade. Here, he spills his guts. How do you scare the bejesus out of someone? More...

Traffic ticket assigned to collections? Clerk’s office cutting fees for one day

If you’ve got an overdue Palm Beach County traffic ticket, the Clerk & Comptroller’s office is giving you a break by putting the brakes on collection fees — for one day only. More...

Opinion

Ebola-schmola

Finally, another terrible disease. This one could wipe out the entire human race along with the residents of Texas. We knew it was coming. More...

A plank too narrow for walking

I was recently sad to learn that the Clive Bundy family was back in the news, this time out in Utah in Mormon country. According to an article written by Doug Peacock for “The Adventure Journal,” Mr. More...

Amendment 1 will protect Florida’s environment and economy

This November’s election will be a critical turning point for Florida’s future. On many levels the results of this year’s election will dictate the direction of what Florida will look like in the next 20 years. Why? More...

Business News

Spotlight goes out on the Plaza Theatre

Citing a lack of donors and lagging ticket sales, Plaza Theatre founder and artistic director Alan Jacobson has declared bankruptcy after two seasons and suspended operations at the 246- seat theater in Manalapan. More...

You’ve Got MAIDS providing services to women fighting cancer

You’ve Got MAIDS, a cleaning company, has teamed up with Cleaning For A Reason, an international nonprofit foundation, to provide cleaning services to women battling cancer. More...

Harbourside Place donates $50,000 to Jupiter High for new track

Harbourside Place and its parent company, Allied Capital and Development of South Florida, LLC, presented a $50,000 check to Jupiter Community High School at homecoming Oct. 10 to support the construction of new athletic facilities. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

meet “the foreigner”

Play challenges notions of exactly what the word means

The play is called “The Foreigner.” But another title for the Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s season opener could be “The Outsider.” Larry Shue’s tale follows Charlie, a shy British man who adopts a persona as a non-English speaking foreigner in an attempt More...

Ballet Palm Beach breathes life into “Giselle”

Classical ballet is whipped cream on legs of steel … More...

SPILLING IT

He’s waiting by the phone to open that $1,000 bottle of scotch

Earl Stewart owns Earl Stewart Toyota. We met in his office inside the dealership. Let’s start with an important question; what’s your favorite drink? More...

Cuisine

Mangia! Feast of Little Italy returns to Abacoa

The 12th annual Feast of Little Italy returns to the Abacoa Town Center in Jupiter from Nov. 7 to 9. More...

Small-plates event benefits Molly’s House

The fifth annual Prêt à Manger, a fundraiser featuring local chefs and restaurants, is set for Monday, Nov. 3, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Molly’s House, a hospital hospitality house at 430 SE Osceola St. in Stuart. More...

Alchemist opens on Clematis

The Alchemist Gastropub & Bar has opened in a spot that once was home to Reef Road Rum Bar, Bobbi Sue Bar-BCue and the Irish pub J. Flynn’s. More...