July 13, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

Lesser reappointed legislation chair of Florida Bar’s Board of Governors

The Florida Bar just reappointed Gary S. Lesser as legislation chair of the Florida Bar Board of Governors. The 52-member board of governors has exclusive authority to formulate and adopt matters of policy concerning the activities of the Bar.  More...

Step up to the Florida Weekly 2017 Writing Challenge

That’s great advice from the prolific novelist and short story writer. Keep it in mind as you draw inspiration from the accompanying photograph and craft your entry in the 2017 Florida Weekly Writing Challenge. More...

Palm Beach Day Academy starts education center

Palm Beach Day Academy has begun construction on its new Mandel-Palagye Education Center. Architects Harvard Jolly of Florida and builder Ibis Construction anticipate completion in the spring of 2018. More...

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Business News

Eat, drink, shop

Stores, restaurants open, renovate at The Gardens Mall

Shoppers have a few more excuses for visiting The Gardens Mall, with the opening of five new stores, two restaurants and recent renovations of existing retailers. More...

Julien’s Auctions taps Tim Luke for contemporary, street art divisions

A Hobe Sound man is about to become bi-coastal. Julien’s Auctions, the auction house to the stars, has named industry veteran and auctioneer Tim Luke its executive director, contemporary and street art. Mr. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Heed red flags about Blue Apron before buying stock

I don’t really get the whole meal kit delivery popularity sweeping across the country. If you have never heard of these services, it is where a company sends you a package full of ingredients along with a recipe to prepare the meal. More...

Teens get pep talk from funeral director

Death is Garrett Jacobs’ business. As owner of The Gardens Funeral Home and Cemetery in Boca Raton, Mr. Jacobs comes into contact with people who have died every day. But in last five years he’s noticed a troubling trend. More...

Love your pet? Share a photo and you could win FW contest

We know our readers love their pets — those furry, slithery, slobbery, whiskered, feathered, hoofed, amphibious or otherwise non-human companions that help make your lives complete. More...

FLORIDA WRITERS

Bold young adult novel probes into the psyche of troubled teen

Once again, I’m shaken by a young adult novel. It’s filled with cruelty, suffering, determination and decisions that shouldn’t have to be made by someone just emerging from childhood. More...

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Nissan goes for a smaller, more distinct Rogue Sport

Adding the word “sport” to a car is usually just about enhancing a vehicle with a few more aggressive features. Ford offers new wheels, a different grille and deletes some chrome for this trim level on the Fusion, Edge and Explorer. More...

Real Estate News

Trump National beauty

This captivating courtyard residence with custom fountain is in the exclusive Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Steampunk 'SWEENEY'

Dramaworks gives Sondheim musical a 21st-century update

ATTEND THE TALE OF SWEENEY TODD. West Palm Beach edition. More...

Switzers to open Colony’s summer cabaret series

It’s summertime and the living isn’t really easy — face it, the temperature outside feels like it’s about 900 degrees. But The Colony Hotel is offering a cool musical respite. More...

HAPPENINGS

The Norton celebrates Bastille Day

Bonjour, mes amis, from La Musee d’Art de Norton! Once a year, the Norton Museum of Art goes French to celebrate one of France’s most important holidays: La Fête Nationale or French National Day. We know it as Bastille Day. More...