November 20, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

American Legion Post 371 installs new slate of officers

The Local American Legion Post 371 in Palm Beach Gardens has elected and installed its officers for 2014. More...

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Pet Tales

Cats really can learn tricks

Three useful behaviors to teach your cat

We know what you’re thinking: Cats can’t learn tricks. Not so. Cats are highly intelligent and many of them are amenable to learning tricks — or, as cats would put it, teaching you to give them treats. But why train a cat? More...

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Healthy Living

St. Mary’s Level I Trauma Center is one of nine in state of Florida

When it comes to treating traumatic injuries, time is of the essence. A head injury, gunshot wound or injury sustained from a motor vehicle crash can lead to serious or fatal outcomes. More...

Quantum House names six to advisory council

Quantum House has announced the addition of six new community leaders to its advisory council. More...

Robert Dickens is named Gardens Medical Center chief operating officer

Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center has appointed Robert Dickens as its new chief operating officer. In his new role, Mr. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Community theater’s Changing face

Area companies look ahead to an evolving market, pool of talent.

Community theaters face a variety of challenges less common to professional organizations — bare-bones budgets, a scarcity of volunteer actors, crew and staff, and sometimes not even a reliably available venue in which to house their productions. More...

Larger than life: Photojournalism puts you there

The sheer size of these images is overwhelming. More...

SPILLING IT

The art of fundraising — ‘the biggest thing is the chairs’

Kevin Murray is a fundr aiser extraordinaire, well- known on the charity circuit, and a local artist. Emily Pantelides: You used to be in charge of events for the Boys and Girls Clubs, what are you doing now? More...

Cuisine

In the kitchen with... STEVE DARLING

Polo Steaks and Seafood at The Colony Hotel

When things are slow at the restaurant, Steve Darling, chef de cuisine at The Colony Hotel’s Polo Steaks and Seafood, doesn’t sit back and relax. He builds an herb garden. More...

White Horse reopens for equestrian season

The White Horse Tavern in Wellington has reopened for equestrian season with a new menu and new hours. It’s open 4 p.m.-10 p.m. Tuesday- Thursday and 4 p.m.-11 p.m. Friday- Saturday. More...

Raise a glass to Beaujolais Nouveau

Paris in Town Le Bistro will celebrate the arrival of the Beaujolais Nouveau with a dinner Nov. 20 that includes a dinner special of Cornish hen marinated in Beaujolais with lardoons and champignons. More...

‘Hunger and homelessness week’ shines light on need for compassion

One in every 30 children in the United States experiences homelessness each year, amassing to almost 2.5 million homeless children. More...

Pine Jog Elementary receives Josette George Kaufman award

Pine Jog Elementary School in West Palm Beach will receive the second annual Josette George Kaufman Leadership Award, the Arthur R. Marshall Foundation for the Everglades announced in a statement. More...

Opinion

I am my mother’s child

I did not expect a recent journey to turn into a quest to discover the origins of a garden “whatnot,” but it did. More...

Extortion as conciliation

In a fit of postelection modesty, President Barack Obama is offering not to take executive action to amnesty millions of illegal immigrants — provided Republicans do his bidding on immigration. More...

Tomas Young, rest in peace

There were 8,920,000 military veterans in the United States as of last June, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. More...

Business News

Arts & Entertainment District officially launches in West Palm Beach

The West Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment District launch event featured a live performance produced and directed by Steven Caras, starring performers affiliated with six of the member organizations, called ‘cultural partners.’ More...

Tommy Bahama retail shop and restaurant opens in Harbourside Place in Jupiter

Tommy Bahama’s latest retail shop and restaurant opens at Harbourside Place in Jupiter on Nov. 20. More...

Footwear & More opens in downtown West Palm Beach

Footwear & More hosts its grand opening Nov. 21-23 in downtown West Palm Beach. The store offers a diversified mix of premium footwear brands. More...

Real Estate News

Luxury living on Hypoluxo Island

Finest details and finishes are offered in this five-bedroom, six-bath home. The 9,754-square-foot European custom waterfront estate is at 1200 SE Atlantic Drive, on Hypoluxo Island. More...

Fundraiser for MacArthur Beach set for Nov. 22 at Mirasol

The Friends of MacArthur Beach State Park’s annual Shop ‘Til You Drop holiday fundraising event will be held Saturday, Nov. 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

What To Do, Where To Go

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO

Please send calendar listings to pbnews@floridaweekly.com. THURSDAY11.20 The Lord’s Place Ending Homelessness Breakfast — 8 a.m. Nov. 20, Cohen Pavilion, Kravis Center, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. More...