July 31, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Manmade holes are treacherous for turtle hatchlings

Researchers from Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach have reported an increase in the number of manmade holes being left on local beaches. More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Anglo-Indian furniture rivaled pieces it was supposed to knock off

Collectors in the 1950s usually wanted furniture and accessories in earlier styles, or perhaps a piece that represented the family’s background, like a German stein or English china. More...

New law promotes Alzheimer’s research in Florida

Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Legislature have passed House Bill 709 that promotes Alzheimer’s research in Florida. More...

Jupiter Lighthouse to celebrate international lighthouse weekend

The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum will join about 450 other lighthouses and lightships worldwide to celebrate International Lighthouse- Lightship Weekend on Aug. 16 and 17. More...

Special Sections

Pet Tales

Get a move on

Exercise therapy: Tired dogs are more likely to be well-mannered

The joke in dog training these days is that when you get two trainers together, the only thing they’ll agree on is that a third trainer is doing it wrong. More...

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Business News

Warning: Text scam making rounds again

The Better Business Bureau warns consumers that a familiar credit card scam conducted through text messaging has resurfaced, according to concerned consumers. More...

Good Samaritan receives vascular testing accreditation

Good Samaritan Medical Center has been granted a three-year accreditation in vascular testing by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in the areas of peripheral venous testing, peripheral arterial testing and extracranial cerebrovascular More...

Dr. Ali R. Malek joins Heart Association board

Interventional neurologist Dr. Ali R. Malek has joined the American Heart/ American Stroke Association’s Palm Beach County board of directors for 2014- 2015. More...

Real Estate News

Historic Flagler beauty

This historic Flagler mansion has undergone a total renovation, including impact glass and a new roof. The 5-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom home at 3210 N. More...

Sandy Days, Salty Nights

A not-so-classy ending

At a wine tasting recently here in the South of France, I met a Frenchman who was charming and boyish but also something of a rake. More...

What To Do, Where To Go

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO

Please send calendar listings to pbnews@floridaweekly.com. Upcoming Events . Thursday, July 31 More...

Cuisine

In the kitchen with... Michael Rolchigo,

Krave, Tequesta

Michael Rolchigo was in the kitchen even before he was in school, helping his invalid grandmother cook, and taking care of her in their Utica, N.Y., home. He’s been in the business ever since and now owns the small Krave restaurant in Tequesta. More...

THE DISH:

Highlights from local menus

The Dish: Fried Chicken The Place: Howley’s Restaurant, 4700 S. Dixie Hwy., West Palm Beach; 833-5691 The Price: $17.50 (for all white meat chicken) More...

Quantum Foundation grants continue to aid the underserved

Most of the seniors who rely on daily dinners delivered by Meals on Wheels of the Palm Beaches live alone, isolated in their homes and unable to cook for themselves because of age-related illnesses. More...

O brother, where art thou?

Comprehensive immigration reform is the modern day equivalent of the nation’s great political struggle to abolish slavery and guarantee African- Americans equality under the law. More...

Refighting a Civil War battle

Some observers of the Byzantine political doings in Tallahassee call it the “Second Battle of Olustee,” although this latest engagement was waged not in the bloody piney woods of Baker County but rather in the depressingly antiseptic comm More...

Charity golf invitational set for Oct. 27 at Trump International

The “Tee Up For Disabilities” charity golf invitational will be held at Trump International on October 27 to benefit The Arc of Palm Beach County and Palm Beach Habilitation Center, the organizations announced in a statement. More...

Library Foundation gets grant for children’s summer academy

The West Palm Beach Library Foundation, which raises money for the Mandel Public Library, has been awarded a $2,250 grant from the eBay Foundation, the group has announced in a statement. More...

Opinion

Union drama at the Metropolitan Opera

The fat lady will sing — but only in strict keeping with the work rules set out by the American Guild of Musical Artists. The Metropolitan Opera has a labor problem. More...

Overcoming the media blockade in Gaza

According to the United Nations, one child has been killed in Gaza every hour for the past two days. More...

Healthy Living

It’s important to recognize depression in our elderly friends and family

Brenda knocked, but there was no answer. She used her key to open the door but, sadly, knew what would await her. More...

Tips to avoid bites and stings, and mosquito-borne viruses

Florida residents are concerned about a mosquito-borne virus that recently made its way into the United States. More...

Networking

Art & Wine Promenade, Northwood Village

Angelo Valladares, Doris Valladares, Middy Garcia and Manny Garcia More...

Coastal Sotheby’s International Realty grand opening, Jupiter

Alli Nicklaus, Jack Nicklaus and Kelly Martin More...

Arts & Entertainment News

ARCHITECTURE ON THE CARPET

Construction toys a foundation for professionals

Lincoln Logs. Lego bricks. Wooden blocks. Erector sets. Most of us played with some form of construction toys when we were little. More...

The Zen of Ping Pong:

Bats and balls for Families First

Some call it ping pong, but not the guys with serious spin. For them it’s the sport of table tennis. The second annual Smash Bash, the Table Tennis tournament to benefit Families First, brought out some of the local big bats. More...

Popular Baseball & Brews Aug. 2 at Roger Dean Stadium

What goes better with baseball than an ice cold brew? Well, maybe a hot dog. Enjoy all three on Aug. 2 at the 2014 Baseball & Brews celebration at Roger Dean Stadium. * There will be more than 50 national and regional microbrews to sample. More...