September 22, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

John Marshall Everglades Symposium to address toxic algae, other threats

The Arthur R. Marshall Foundation for the Everglades will host the John Marshall Everglades Symposium from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Marriott, downtown West Palm Beach, 1001 Okeechobee Blvd. More...

Special Sections

Pet Tales

Between Heaven and Earth

Living with an old dog is bittersweet

In the last couple of years of my dog Bella’s life, I usually found myself outdoors with her in the wee hours of the morning. More...

Pets of the Week

To adopt or foster a pet The Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League, Humane Society of the Palm Beaches, is at 3100/3200 Military Trail in West Palm Beach. Adoptable pets and other information can be seen at hspb.org. More...

Money & Investing

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Image is as important as ability to the Infiniti QX80

The Infiniti QX80 takes a long history of a celebrated and capable SUV and adds a dose of luxury. More...

Business News

MOVING ON UP

Name: Kristen Daniel Title: Director of advancement at Arc of Palm Beach County City of business: Riviera Beach This is busy season for grant writers, and Kristen Daniel, the new director of advancement at Arc of Palm Beach County, is More...

HALO effect

Tech firm opens 3-D print shop to create everything from models to body parts.

It’s hard to wrap your head around future technology changing so fast that even engineers feel overwhelmed with possibilities. So it is with 3-D printing, which has come to a storefront in Palm Beach County. More...

Opera announces promotion, new hires

Palm Beach Opera has announced a promotion and three new hires. David Walker has been promoted to managing director. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

COLLECTOR’S CORNER

A humidor that stirs up happy memories of Grandpa Bill

Grandpa Bill had a ritual whenever he drove the family’s old Chevy truck. More...

THE FIND:

A majolica humidor in the shape of a dog’s head. Bought: Hospice of Palm Beach Resale, Plaza la Mer, 863 Donald Ross Road, Juno Beach; (561) 624-5495 or hpbcf.org/resale/. Cost: $8. More...

GROOVES

A note of a comprehensive survey of some of the best original rock ’n’ roll coming out of South Florida, where to hear it, and discover more of it.

JUST AROUND THE CORNER AND down the street from the cover songs that blast from bars and beaches, legions of genre-bending musicians are creating work that fuses themes and styles of rock ’n’ roll in new ways. More...

Cuisine

Okeechobee Steakhouse raises a glass to bourbon trend

The Okeechobee Steakhouse is approaching its 70th birthday, so the owners decided the old gal needed a spruce-up. “We start our 70th year in October,” said Mike Lewis, the third generation of the family who owns it. More...

VINO

Drink more wine? We’re doing it already

Over in France, Italy and Spain, they’ve been making wine for literally thousands of years. Here in the U.S., we don’t have a “wine culture” like they do, because we just haven’t been doing it long enough. More...

In the kitchen with... BRIAN STEVENSON,

City Tap House, CityPlace, West Palm Beach

Brian Stevenson, executive chef at the newly opened City Tap House, a gastropub in CityPlace, discovered his passion for cooking in a surprising place — a hospital. More...

Coach Jake shares his secrets to being fit as a fiddle at 85

What does 85 look like? For Jake Jacobson, or Coach Jake as many call him, 85 looks pretty darn good. He’s healthy as an ox. More...

Marinelife Center academy to give students field experience

Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s new Marine Science Academy program will provide Palm Beach and Martin County high school students a firsthand opportunity to enhance their education and gain field experience in marine science. More...

Opinion

Bread and raises

We can’t pinpoint the moment in time when the wage gap experienced by women in the workforce first became a policy issue. It is just one of multiple barriers women face in overcoming gender inequality. More...

Tender memory begs question: If you don’t like candidates, why vote?

I’ve been thinking a lot about Fay Joyce as of late. Fay was one of the great political reporters of my generation. I got to know her when we both worked at the St. Petersburg Times (now the Tampa Bay Times). More...

The Clinton diagnosis

With the Clintons, mistrust always pays. A couple of weeks ago, Hillary was yukking it up with Jimmy Kimmel over the absurdity of rumors that she was hiding something about her health. Look, she can open a pickle jar! More...

Healthy Living

Early intervention can lessen the effects of learning disabilities

Reading, writing and math are the building blocks of learning. Mastering these subjects early on can affect many areas of life, from school and work to one’s overall health. More...

Americans addicted to sugary beverages

Life is moving so quickly it’s driving Americans to drink. People in the United States spend billions every year on sports drinks, coffee and sodas, attempting to quench our thirst for more energy. More...

Networking

Business Brews at Banko Cantina, West Palm Beach

1. Alexa Ponushis, Adam Ramsey and Julie Kenty 2. Ben Ethridge, Lydia Trzecinski and Bob Goldfarb 3. Natalie Clark, Gaby Gusman and Stephanie Walters 4. Brittany Agro, Carolyn Cohill, Brian Richardson, Ashley Agro, JamieTucker and Robert Kelly 5. More...

Real Estate News

Masterfully restored El Cid jewel

This historic landmarked El Cid jewel has had its original beauty preserved and enhanced. The property has an artfully restored artist’s cottage. More...

What To Do, Where To Go

Calendar

Please send calendar listings to calendar editor Janis Fontaine at pbnews@floridaweekly.com. THURSDAY9/22 Clematis By Night — 6-9 p.m. Thursdays. Clematis returns to its usual schedule from 6-9 p.m. and features just one band. More...

Society

Economic Forum meeting at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach

1. Rebel Cook, Gary Nikolits and Jeremy Johnson 2. Rob Callaway, Mike Slade and Randy Rienas 3. Donna Lewis, Jim Springer and Steve Bauch 4. Gary Gagne, Philip Ward and Cathleen Ward 5. J. Russell Greene, Mark Foley and Richard Flah 6. More...

Craft Beer Bash at PGA National Resort and Spa

1. Chad Grant and Ryan Heck 2. Samantha Ugles, Stephanie DeSimone, Heather Elsner and Cara Gufstafson 3. Brian Taylor, Jamie Taylor, Meg Spanks, Kelly Martin, Carrie Browne and Donald Browne 4. Heather Kairalla, Jessika Gengler and Eva Sims 5. More...