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Palm Beach Book Fest: Meet Robert Wagner and more best-selling authors

Palm Beach Book Fest: Meet Robert Wagner and more best-selling authors

Hear from some of America’s best-known authors on April 21 and 22 at the Palm Beach Book Festival. When: April 21 and 22. What: April 21’s panels are dedicated to literary education, and the program at Palm Beach Atlantic University features Olympic champ and “Dancing With the Stars” star Laurie Hernandez. April 22 is a full day of author panels and book signings — from...
THIS WEEK: Tony Bennett and Rick Springfield in concert

THIS WEEK: Tony Bennett and Rick Springfield in concert

1. CLASS ACT Tony Bennett, Kravis Center, Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr. Concert Hall With millions of records sold and dozens of gold and platinum albums, Tony Bennett still touches hearts and souls with his legendary voice and charming stage presence. His music is part of the fabric of American music culture. The show is 8 p.m. Friday. 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. Tickets start at $36. Information...
VIDEO: 'Cash me Ousside' teen clashes with downtown Lake Worth bar patron

VIDEO: 'Cash me Ousside' teen clashes with downtown Lake Worth bar patron

Infamous Boynton Beach 13-year-old Danielle Bregoli, who gained viral fame via the catchphrase "Cash me Ousside" on Dr. Phil's television show, was apparently involved in an altercation in downtown Lake Worth on Saturday night during the annual Street Painting Festival.  According to an Instagram post by Kavasutra, Bregoli allegedly attacked a patron in front of the kava...
TO DO LIST: Everglades talk; new art show; wine-tasting fundraiser

TO DO LIST: Everglades talk; new art show; wine-tasting fundraiser

1. ONE, TWO, THREE, FOUR, FIVE “Rockin’ Road to Dublin,” Broward Center, Parker Playhouse Combining the art of Irish dance, power of a rock concert and the finish of a Broadway show, the performance has been called a “one-two punch of style and mastery.” The show is 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets start at $31.50. Information: www.browardcenter...
TO DO LIST: Jazz concert; Harlem Globetrotters, Yoga and brew

TO DO LIST: Jazz concert; Harlem Globetrotters, Yoga and brew

1. SING IT Masterworks Chorus of the Palm Beaches presents “Love Knows No Season,” Palm Beach Atlantic University, DeSantis Family Chapel This program will feature the 80-voice chorus performing a diverse selection of music that embraces the theme of love. A perfect valentine gift for special someone. The show is 4 p.m. Sunday. 300 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. $25. Information: http...
What to do? Big festivals and parties around town this weekend!

What to do? Big festivals and parties around town this weekend!

Oh my! ’Tis the season for festivals! And we have some fun, exciting ones this weekend: The largest touring food truck and craft beer festival, Food Truck Festivals of America (FTFA), rolls into the Palm Beach Outlets Saturday. Enjoy some of the best regional and national craft beers as well as fantastic grub from over 20 of South Florida’s most delicious food trucks and 25 of the best...
Honda Classic 2017: Best food and drinks in Palm Beach Gardens

Honda Classic 2017: Best food and drinks in Palm Beach Gardens

A golf fan can work up quite an appetite watching the action on the greens at Honda Classic, the challenging first stop on the PGA Tour’s Florida swing. And the PGA National Resort and Spa, home of the Classic, is not a bad place for a hungry fan. Not only does the resort offer a solid trio of dining and sipping options, it sits at the western edge of an entire boulevard of eating...
Largest touring food truck festival at Palm Beach Outlets this weekend

Largest touring food truck festival at Palm Beach Outlets this weekend

During the 2016 season, 12,000 foot-long hot dogs were sold in total at the country's largest touring food truck and craft beer festival, Food Truck Festivals of America (FTFA). That’s an almost 2.3-mile long hot dog road. This year, the festival kicks off in West Palm Beach on Saturday, February 25 at the Palm Beach Outlets. General Admission is $5 and VIP is $20, which includes early...
5 things to know about this weekend’s Lake Worth Street Painting Festival

5 things to know about this weekend’s Lake Worth Street Painting Festival

If there’s one way to experience the city of Lake Worth it’s through the Lake Worth Street Painting Festival. This two-day art fest features the creations of more than 600 artists of all types, turning the streets into gigantic canvases. The Lake Worth community is funky, talented anddiverse, and they’re not afraid to show it for the 23rd year in a row. The art festival...
I’m black. They’re white. We talked about racism. It’s a start.

I’m black. They’re white. We talked about racism. It’s a start.

“So, what I want to know … is if this is really happening? Right now?” The questioner is a kind-looking but obviously concerned white woman. We have all just seen Ayad Akhtar’s Pulitzer-winning “Disgraced,” a searing and sadly relevant treatise on race, religion and identity in America that ends its run at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre today. This woman is asking a...
Top events going on this weekend in Palm Beach County

Top events going on this weekend in Palm Beach County

1. CHALK IT UP The 23rd Annual Lake Worth Street Painting Festival, Downtown Lake Worth Over 100,000 art lovers will attend the festival to see hundreds of artists transform the streets of Lake Worth into works of art. The event will also feature music and food vendors. The festival begins at 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Lake and Lucerne avenues, Lake Worth. Free. Information: www.streetpaintingfestivalinc...
Look at the new restaurants in Gardens, Jupiter!

Look at the new restaurants in Gardens, Jupiter!

Whether you live in northern Palm Beach County or like to explore, there are some exciting new restaurants that have opened recently. Here are some real stand-outs in Jupiter and Palm Beach Gardens: The new Italian restaurant is the north county outpost of a lively Clematis Street spot. And it seems the owners have brought some of that downtown West Palm Beach verve to northern Jupiter. Donald Trump&rsquo...
What ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ star is in Palm Beach County this week?

What ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ star is in Palm Beach County this week?

Karen Allen, best known for playing strong-willed (and strong-fisted) Marion Ravenwood in “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” is a voting member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, also known as the people who will be giving out the Oscars this Sunday.  >> Related: The 30 Best Florida Movies, Ranked 
30 best Florida movies: How did your favorite rank?

30 best Florida movies: How did your favorite rank?

How do you make a Florida movie?  If you go by the stereotypical Hollywood view of the Sunshine State, you take one gangster, one senior citizen and throw them together on Spring Break. Add explosions, car chases and drug deals gone wrong. Sprinkle in lots of shots of palm trees. Because you don’t know a movie is a Florida movie unless there are lots of shots of palm trees.  But...
Celebrate chalk art at 23rd Street Painting Festival

Celebrate chalk art at 23rd Street Painting Festival

Featuring over 250 paintings, and with crowds of art lovers, onlookers and artists expected to top 100,000, the 23rd Annual Lake Worth Street Painting Festival is a huge deal. Artists, passionate about their craft and covered in chalk, will get down and dirty while creating their masterpieces. Watch as they transform Lake and Lucerne avenues into incredible, horizontal galleries of art. In addition...
Walk MS set for Sunday in West Palm

Walk MS set for Sunday in West Palm

Walk MS teams friends, family and co-workers as they work to end multiple sclerosis. The teams share a passion for the cause and help create relationships that last well beyond the day of the walk. This year’s walk will feature local celebrity and restaurateur Rocco Mangel. Owner of the successful West Palm Beach-based Rocco’s Tacos, Mangel recently revealed he had been diagnosed with...
Mardi Gras recipes for a festive Fat Tuesday

Mardi Gras recipes for a festive Fat Tuesday

For New Orleans natives like Scott Serpas, Mardi Gras is almost a national holiday. “Mardi Gras,” French for “fat Tuesday,” is traditionally the last chance for merry making before Ash Wednesday and the start of Lent. This year, Mardi Gras arrives Tuesday, Feb. 28. “Mardi Gras is a big part of my life, always has been. Of course, in New Orleans, we’re always looking...
Fat Tuesday: Spoto’s Oyster Bar celebrates Mardi Gras-inspired birthday

Fat Tuesday: Spoto’s Oyster Bar celebrates Mardi Gras-inspired birthday

It will be a particularly lively Fat Tuesday at Spoto’s Oyster Bar. The Palm Beach Gardens seafood-centric restaurant has a good reason to celebrate Mardi Gras – it’s Spoto’s 14th anniversary.  The PGA Boulevard restaurant/bar will host a big Fat Tuesday-themed fete on, yes, Tuesday, from 5 to 10 p.m.  “We’ll have a New Orleans menu, a meet-the-chef demo...
Who was the Oscar and Emmy winner who died at a Tequesta condo?

Who was the Oscar and Emmy winner who died at a Tequesta condo?

While it’s unlikely you knew his name, it’s just as likely that you knew his work. Movie makeup artist Manlio Rocchetti slathered Daniel Day-Lewis in grease to create the unwashed look of a nativist killer in “Gangs of New York.” He tried to keep Jennifer Lopez’ makeup from sliding off her flawless skin in “Parker,” which was filmed in Palm Beach County&rsquo...
This popular new West Palm restaurant now open for lunch

This popular new West Palm restaurant now open for lunch

What happens when big-city power lunch meets rustic country flavors in downtown West Palm Beach? You get a plateful of modern Southern love.  This is Chef Lindsay Autry’s aim Wednesday when she introduces lunch service at The Regional Kitchen & Public House. The centerpiece of her simple yet well-varied menu: a proper Southern-style “meat ’n three.” You pick...
Cheers! Our favorite local Margaritas for National Margarita Day!

Cheers! Our favorite local Margaritas for National Margarita Day!

Today, Feb. 22,  is National Margarita Day! It’s as good an occasion as any for tequila lovers to sip a shaken or stirred, rimmed or unrimmed, fruity or not Margarita. Looking for a nice, frothy one? Try these: DaVinci’s, Boca Raton Cut 432, Delray Beach Cabo Flats at CityPlace in West Palm Beach. Cabo Flats celebrates National Margarita Day with El Cabo Margaritas all day...
RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT

RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT

As presidential races go, Calvin Coolidge ran a hard one earlier this month. Maybe a little too hard. After crossing the finish line on a grassy field off Military Trail, he nearly collapsed, saved only by a chain-link fence upon which he rested his weary head, all 50 pounds of it. “You OK?’’ asked Tom Davis, entertainment director for the Washington Nationals baseball team, as the...
3 TO SEE: Street painting fest, Dreyfoos play, fiber art

3 TO SEE: Street painting fest, Dreyfoos play, fiber art

It’s almost the weekend – time for the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County to share with you the best of what our community has to offer. Each week, you get three ideas – one that’s free, one that’s affordable and one that’s a splurge. Your “3 to See” cultural curator is Rena Blades, president and CEO of the Cultural Council. FREE Walk the walk, chalk...
National Pancake Day: Where are the best pancakes in Palm Beach County?

National Pancake Day: Where are the best pancakes in Palm Beach County?

If you love pancakes, today’s your day! It’s National Pancake Day!  Time to celebrate with the best syrupy, sweet yummy cakes. Here’s some of our favorite pancakes in the county: Almond Joy Pancakes: The Greenacres landmark loads the batter with chocolate chips, then tops the finished ‘cakes with more choco chips, chocolate syrup, slivered almonds and coconuts. It&rsquo...
Butch Trucks’ nephew says uncle’s last interview gave no hint of suicide

Butch Trucks’ nephew says uncle’s last interview gave no hint of suicide

In a new interview with Rolling Stone magazine, guitarist Derek Trucks, the nephew of late Allman Brothers drummer Butch Trucks, says that he is unsure why his uncle committed suicide last month at his West Palm Beach home, but that he seemed to be “looking forward.” RELATED: Trucks committed suicide, police report says Derek Trucks, who was also a member of...
Why did schools chief Avossa visit dropouts in the county jail?

Why did schools chief Avossa visit dropouts in the county jail?

Schools Superintendent Robert Avossa checked into the county jail this fall with a video crew to tell a story. Not a scared-straight kind of tale, more like a remember-when one. The six young inmates he interviewed were in for some bad things, top of the list murder, but other lesser crimes too. Still, most had a happy memory from school. Deandre remembered Ms. Grace, his science teacher...
Spring Training: Best foods near the new Ballpark of the Palm Beaches

Spring Training: Best foods near the new Ballpark of the Palm Beaches

Spring training fans headed to the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches may work up an appetite watching the Houston Astros take on the Washington Nationals at the brand-new stadium on opening day, Tuesday, Feb. 28. Where to take that appetite near the ballpark? It depends on how you define “near.” Unlike the area around Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter’s Abacoa district, which offers...
Boynton, Tequesta women say letting hair go white is life-changing

Boynton, Tequesta women say letting hair go white is life-changing

Kelley Babcock’s big life change started at the top of her head. She stopped coloring her hair dark brown and let it go natural — white. It took two years to get the guts to do it and 12 weeks to grow out her roots, but now, Babcock marks that hair liberation day like it’s a rebirth: April 4, 2009. She was 48, with hair as snowy as Santa Claus. What’s more — she was free...
What’s cooking at the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches? More than peanuts and Cracker Jack.

What’s cooking at the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches? More than peanuts and Cracker Jack.

The dining scene near the new Ballpark of the Palm Beaches may challenge the hungry and time-strapped, but there will be plenty of ballpark fare at the 6500-seat stadium itself when it opens Tuesday, Feb. 28.  The opening menu is simple, but stadium management says there are plans to reflect some food traditions of the spring training tenant teams, the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals...
TO DO LIST: Sting to perform in Miami

TO DO LIST: Sting to perform in Miami

Formed by native Long Islander Mike Santoro (piano/lead vocals) in the summer of 2009, The Stranger has six members with decades of experience between them. They are a musical powerhouse that is recognized as one of the best and most entertaining live bands in the business. The show is 7 p.m. Thursday. 700 Park Ave., Lake Park. Tickets start at $25. Information: www.thekelseytheater.com Palm...
Photos: 32nd Annual ArtiGras at Abacoa in Jupiter

Photos: 32nd Annual ArtiGras at Abacoa in Jupiter

The Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce presents the 32nd Annual ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival at Abacoa in Jupiter, Fl on February 18, 19, and 20th, 2017.
Update: Wellington polo community honors life of Donovan Stratemann

Update: Wellington polo community honors life of Donovan Stratemann

It didn’t take long before the polo community in Wellington started swinging by the Tropical Smoothie Cafe on U.S. 441 and Stribling Way this week to honor the life of Donovan Stratemann, 17, who died last Thursday in a polo accident.  On Saturday, Stratemann’s best friend, Lucas Arellano, asked the owner of the smoothie shop to change the name of the ‘Sunny Day&rsquo...
TO DO LIST: Kelvin Hair discusses Highwayman influence

TO DO LIST: Kelvin Hair discusses Highwayman influence

1. KNOW WHEN TO HOLD ‘EM, 6th Annual Casino Night Fundraiser, St. Matthew Catholic Parish This night of fun will feature blackjack, poker, roulette, craps tables, a Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament (separate entry fee required), 30 slot machines and raffles with numerous prizes including a 65” 4K Ultra HD TV. 21 and older. The event is 7 to 10:30 p.m. Friday. 6090 Hypoluxo Road, Lake Worth...
TO DO LIST: Gaelic Storm to perform in Stuart

TO DO LIST: Gaelic Storm to perform in Stuart

1. GATHER NO MOSS Sunday on the Waterfront featuring The U.S. Stones, Palm Stage Featuring a young Mick Jagger clone, their own Ron Wood and a ‘spot on’ Keith Richards, this Rolling Stones tribute band not only looks the part, but will blow audiences away with their amazing full sound. The show is 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday. 100 N. Clematis St., West Palm Beach. Free. Information: www.wpb.org/events...
Readers respond to column about dating again, offer heartfelt advice

Readers respond to column about dating again, offer heartfelt advice

“Hi Leslie, I’ve been meaning to write this letter to you so many times but I never seemed to get to it.” Perhaps the most important thing for a columnist who writes about her life to remember, other than not to accidentally post photos of my credit card numbers on Twitter, is that I’m basically hitting “Reply all” on my life, without any control over how readers...
Review: ‘Disgraced’ at Maltz Jupiter captures today’s incendiary times

Review: ‘Disgraced’ at Maltz Jupiter captures today’s incendiary times

We flatter ourselves to think that in our modern, multi-cultural society we have evolved beyond racial and religious prejudice. Then along comes first-time playwright Ayad Akhtar with his 2013 Pulitzer Prize-winning “Disgraced,” which debunks that comforting notion, testing the limits of our civility and our inherent antipathy towards those unlike us. In a compact, intermissionless 90...
Sisterhood of chefs: North Carolina stars headline festival dinner in Fort Lauderdale 

Sisterhood of chefs: North Carolina stars headline festival dinner in Fort Lauderdale 

She’s more Renaissance woman than Southern foods revivalist. Vivian Howard is a chef, author and documentary producer who is part food historian, part local journalist – and whole storyteller.  You may know her as the magnetic protagonist of the PBS documentary series “A Chef’s Life.” She’s the chef who returns to her small North Carolina town after working...
This huge art festival is coming to Jupiter this weekend!

This huge art festival is coming to Jupiter this weekend!

Like art? Then don’t miss out on the 32nd ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival at Abacoa Town Center in Jupiter. This is the premier fine arts festival of the Palm Beaches and will feature work by hundreds of national, regional and local artists. The show is noted for strong art sales and has been rated “one of the top 50 shows in the nation” by Sunshine Artist Magazine. In addition to artwork...
TO DO LIST: See Chaka Khan perform at the Kravis

TO DO LIST: See Chaka Khan perform at the Kravis

1. TRUE ROMANCE Romeo and Juliet, Palm Beach State College Eissey Campus Theatre The perfect Valentine’s Day treat, this Shakespearean tale is brought to life through the passion of dance and guided by Prokofiev’s powerful score. The family matinee show (classic story without the all the ‘dark bits’) is at 2 p.m. today. The regular performances are 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 4...
Photos: Palm Beach Sunflowers in Loxahatchee 2-16-2017

Photos: Palm Beach Sunflowers in Loxahatchee 2-16-2017

Raj Sinha has been growing sunflowers in New Jersey for about 10 years, but it has always been a dream to plant a field in his winter home of Loxahatchee Groves. It went better than expected. Sinha and his family have cut out a maze in his 5-acre sunflower field at 1300 D Road in Loxahatchee Groves and most of the bright yellow flowers are blooming.
Donald Trump once tried to help West Palm man get date with Omarosa

Donald Trump once tried to help West Palm man get date with Omarosa

Omarosa Manigault has always had a controversial public profile, ever since she appeared as a sharp-tongued contestant on the inaugural season of now-President Donald Trump’s “The Apprentice.” Now a communications director in the Trump White House, she’s embroiled in a war of words with radio and TV journalist April Ryan, who on Thursday had a high-profile exchange with Trump...
The black architect who secretly designed a Palm Beach County landmark

The black architect who secretly designed a Palm Beach County landmark

The temple-like building in downtown West Palm Beach has kept its secret for 90 years. In the midst of the South’s Jim Crow era of the 1920s — at a time when Florida had more lynchings per capita than any other state — a supremely talented but unheralded African-American architect designed one of the city’s most beautiful buildings: the 1928 First Church...
UPDATE: Rocco’s Tacos owner “overwhelmed” by response to his disease

UPDATE: Rocco’s Tacos owner “overwhelmed” by response to his disease

More than two weeks ago, Rocco Mangel, owner of the successful West Palm Beach-based Rocco’s Tacos, announced in a Palm Beach Post exclusive that he had been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. The upbest, highly-visible restaurateur, whose Rocco’s Taco’s outlets are now staples between Ft. Lauderdale and Brooklyn, spoke of how he was coping and of his efforts to help others with...
See it all at Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show

See it all at Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show

With over 175 exhibitors, this year’s Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show wants you to have it all. Now in its 14th year, the show features American, European, Asian and contemporary art along with silver, glass, textiles, porcelain and furniture. The show also includes antique, estate and contemporary jewelry. Organizers have increased their contemporary sector this year and have exhibits...
SunFest 2017: Music lineup announcement a “midweek surprise”

SunFest 2017: Music lineup announcement a “midweek surprise”

SunFest’s announcement of their music lineup usually comes towards the end of February, with several reminders leading up to the big reveal. But for 2017, organizers decided to launch what SunFest executive director Paul Jamieson calls “a midweek surprise.” That announcement came Wednesday.. Happy Hump Day, music lovers! “We took a lot of measures to tighten things up, including...
Delray Beach rapper gets recognized by National Public Radio

Delray Beach rapper gets recognized by National Public Radio

“‘Who is this guy from Delray Beach? Never heard of him!’” Eric Biddines is sitting in the window of Subculture Coffee in West Palm Beach, leaning over a cup of java and remembering the beginnings of his rap career. He points a white-T-shirted shoulder across the street towards Respectable Street, the nightclub where lots of local kids, including Biddines, first climbed onto...
3 TO SEE

3 TO SEE

FREE Historic affair in Delray Beach Ready to dance, sing and celebrate? It’s that time of year when, in observation of Black History Month, the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum throws its annual Living Heritage Festival. Paying tribute to the area’s African, Caribbean and Haitian roots, the festival takes over the streets of Delray Beach with food, art, games and live music performances...
75 years later: How World War II changed Florida forever

75 years later: How World War II changed Florida forever

If you were living on Jupiter Island 75 years ago, on Feb. 21, 1942, you might have been partying at the local drinking hole, relaxing in your living room, or asleep in bed. All of a sudden, you would have felt the ground beneath you vibrate. You would have heard a boom in the distance, so powerful it rattled dishes and windows and even broke some. You might even have been knocked out of bed. Far...
Important Black History Month news (Ha): The first black “Bachelorette”

Important Black History Month news (Ha): The first black “Bachelorette”

A couple of months ago I had a breakfast interview at Howley’s with former “The Bachelorette” contestant Ryan Beckett of West Palm Beach, and I asked if he thought there was ever going to be a non-white star of ABC’s dating franchise, since most of the contestants of color got bounced early. He smiled like he knew something. “What do you know? You can’t even tell...
8 last-minute Valentine’s Day ideas that aren’t roses

8 last-minute Valentine’s Day ideas that aren’t roses

Yes, Valentine’s Day is here. And no, you don’t have to like it. LOL. But if you’re one of those fish in the sea that’s already been caught, and you’re a procrastinating fish too, this last-minute gift guide was created especially for you.  Oh, and to make your last-minute gift feel a little less last minute, the ideas listed below span this entire week. ...
Going to spring training? Here’s our top picks for food and drinks in Abacoa

Going to spring training? Here’s our top picks for food and drinks in Abacoa

This is not sparkling, waterfront Jupiter, or party-hearty Jupiter, or the Jupiter of tourists and shoppers. It’s spring training Jupiter.  More specifically, it’s downtown Abacoa, where the Miami Marlins and the St. Louis Cardinals come to play in March. And each year that’s reason enough for baseball fans to descend upon Abacoa’s pleasant, walkable Main Street...
TO DO LIST: Greek Festival in West Palm Beach

TO DO LIST: Greek Festival in West Palm Beach

1. DO NOT MISS An Intimate Evening with Kristin Chenoweth, Kravis Center, Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr. Concert Hall The Emmy- and Tony-Award winning soprano is back at the Kravis and will perform Broadway favorites and more following her recent, critically-acclaimed turn as glamorous film star Lily Garland in “On The Twentieth Century.” The show is 8 p.m. Wednesday. 701 Okeechobee Blvd....
TO DO LIST: Steve Lawrence to perform at Kravis

TO DO LIST: Steve Lawrence to perform at Kravis

1. A TIMELESS FLIGHT Rocket Man: The Elton John Tribute Show, Crest Theatre at Old School Square The performance features Rus Anderson and his three-piece band in an exact re-enactment of an early Elton John concert, featuring gorgeous costumes, live music, flashy grand pianos and many of Elton’s biggest hits including “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road,” “Crocodile Rock,” &ldquo...
New Maltz Jupiter play dissects modern politics, conflicts

New Maltz Jupiter play dissects modern politics, conflicts

Yes, it sounds like a set-up for a joke. A former Muslim, a WASP, an African-American and a Jewish guy walk into a dinner party. But in fact that describes the premise of Ayad Akhtar’s 2013 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama “Disgraced,” a thought-provoking 90-minute play of identity, prejudice and cultural politics that opens on Feb. 16 at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre. “It’s...
NEW: 5 things to know about Morikami Museum after first lady’s visit

NEW: 5 things to know about Morikami Museum after first lady’s visit

Palm Beach County’s Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens had a moment in the international spotlight on Saturday as First lady Melania Trump and Japan’s first lady Akie Abe toured the grounds. Here are five things to know about the Morikami. The Morikami, which is off Jog Road between Clint Moore Road and Linton Boulevard in suburban Delray Beach, is known for playing host...
PHOTOS: American Cancer Society's Rock Palm Beach benefit at Mar-a-Lago

PHOTOS: American Cancer Society's Rock Palm Beach benefit at Mar-a-Lago

INSIDE LOOK: American Cancer Society gala at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago

INSIDE LOOK: American Cancer Society gala at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago

The American Cancer Society held one of its annual fundraising events Friday night in Palm Beach. The venue: President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club. And as coincidence would have it, Trump is in town this weekend with first lady Melania Trump, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and first lady Akie Abe. With 300 guests expected at the lavish estate for the American Cancer...
Valentine’s Day dining: Eat your heart out with these sweet deals

Valentine’s Day dining: Eat your heart out with these sweet deals

Valentine’s Day is made for dining out. Whether you want to spoil your sweetie or feast with a friend, here’s a list of indulge-worthy options. The three-course prix fixe menu will begin with lobster mac and cheese bites with a tarragon remoulade, followed by two courses and an impressive dessert display. Served from 5 to 10 p.m. Tuesday for $95.  Featuring a two-course prix fixe...
After widowhood: Matchmaker helps me learn to date again

After widowhood: Matchmaker helps me learn to date again

“What are you wearing this evening?” If this were a spy movie, I would either be a hero on a top secret mission, or the spy that gets killed in the first ten minutes of that movie whose death has to be investigated by the real hero. My personal mission, which I have chosen to accept even though it sounds nuts, is to find out through a series of questions and body language whether I am...
TO DO LIST: Bon Jovi to perform at BB&T Center

TO DO LIST: Bon Jovi to perform at BB&T Center

1. LIVING ON A PRAYER Bon Jovi, BB&T Center After 30 years this iconic band from New Jersey is still going strong. Through lineup changes they’ve managed to stay true to their roots. Don’t miss them on their “This House is Not for Sale” tour. The show is 7:30 p.m. Sunday. 1 Panther Parkway, Sunrise. Tickets start at $15.50. Information: www.thebbtcenter.com 2. LISTEN UP Jimmy...
EXCLUSIVE: ‘Cash me outside’ teen’s father breaks silence

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Cash me outside’ teen’s father breaks silence

The foul-mouthed teenage girl whose appearance on the Dr. Phil show launched a crude persona might have inspired the internet’s new favorite meme. But in truth, she’s just a Boynton Beach kid who is the product of a dramatically severed relationship, according to more than a decade’s worth of court documents. That’s 13-year-old Danielle Bregoli on Facebook and Instagram...
Bam! ‘Emeril’s Florida’ visits famous West Palm steakhouse

Bam! ‘Emeril’s Florida’ visits famous West Palm steakhouse

Okeechobee Steakhouse is ready for its close-up. The iconic West Palm Beach makes an appearance Saturday on “Emeril’s Florida” TV series. The family-owned restaurant, known as Florida’s oldest steakhouse, has been in business for 69 years.  The episode, hosted by celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse, is scheduled to air Saturday at 2:30 p.m. on the Cooking Channel. 
‘Cash me outside’ teen from Boynton nursed her mother through chemo

‘Cash me outside’ teen from Boynton nursed her mother through chemo

Back in 2009, The Palm Beach Post did a Mother’s Day feature entitled “The Solitary Mom: Three stories of love on Mother’s Day.”  One mother featured was Barbara Bregoli, then 41, of Boynton Beach. The same Barbara Bregoli took her out-of-control teen daughter on Dr. Phil in 2016 to get help.  Danielle Bregoli, now 13 but soon to be 14, has risen to Internet...
EXCLUSIVE: Dr. Phil ‘Cash me outside’ viral star is from Boynton

EXCLUSIVE: Dr. Phil ‘Cash me outside’ viral star is from Boynton

If you haven’t heard about the “Cash me Outside” girl, you must have dial-up Internet and a Nokia. Seriously. Here’s what the world already knows: The current obsession with Danielle Bregoli, 13, started last year after she appeared on an episode of Dr. Phil (video below). Her unique, Cajun-street-thug persona and rowdy attitude inspired memes, bitmojis ...
Larry Flynt recalls using Palm Beach mansion for porn photo shoots

Larry Flynt recalls using Palm Beach mansion for porn photo shoots

There was a time when Larry Flynt was considered a dangerous man. Forty years ago, people were trying to lock him up for the publication of Hustler, his smuttier-than-Playboy magazine. In Cincinnati, a jury sentenced him to 7 to 25 years for “pandering obscenity”, while in Atlanta he was arrested for selling obscene materials, a charge he would also beat, but one that left him as a wheelchair-bound...
What fresh love is this? Aioli knows about more than bread 

What fresh love is this? Aioli knows about more than bread 

When it comes to baking bread, an appreciation for the process and an abundance of patience are a must.  Without those, a recipe for a delicate and beautifully-shaped loaf isn’t complete. Michael Hackman only started honing in on his passion for baking bread a year and a half ago, but he has already mastered the craft.  Aside from culinary school and work experience, the...
No more free samples at Publix deli? What you need to know

No more free samples at Publix deli? What you need to know

You might have read some articles online claiming “no more free deli samples at Publix.” Naturally, you might have freaked out, as we did. But luckily, they’re not exactly true.   What they are, though, is misleading.  According to the Tampa Bay Times Food Critic Laura Reiley, this new “natural exchange” with customers at the meat counter...
3 TO SEE

3 TO SEE

It’s almost the weekend — time for the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County to share with you the best of what our community has to offer. Each week, you get three ideas — one that’s free, one that’s affordable and one that’s a splurge. Your “3 to See” cultural curator is Rena Blades, president and CEO of the Cultural Council. FREE The ties that bind...
Love and empanadas: A romance rekindled after 28 years

Love and empanadas: A romance rekindled after 28 years

There’s passion in Peruvian food. Ana Rosa Chipoco can tell you all about it. It was Peruvian food that rekindled a long-lost love after 28 years apart.  She’s now been married to him for nearly 10 years. The food of their Andean homeland that continues to be a shared passion – and livelihood – for them. Together they make large quantities of empanadas each week for...
Memories are made of this: Deana Martin on her dad and Davy Jones

Memories are made of this: Deana Martin on her dad and Davy Jones

Deana Martin’s dad was the King of Cool, Dean Martin. She dated the King of Cute, Davy Jones. She’s got a voice as golden and smooth as the Scotch in her father’s cocktail glass. Oh, and she spent Christmases with “Uncle Frank” Sinatra, sang carols with Rosemary Clooney and learned comic timing from Jerry Lewis. “What a lucky lady I am,” says the singer, as...
Chef Bobby Flay and BBQ: It’s going down in Boca this Saturday, Feb. 18

Chef Bobby Flay and BBQ: It’s going down in Boca this Saturday, Feb. 18

It’s not too late, y’all! Get your tickets. The 2017 Downtown BBQ Throwdown, hosted at Boca’s Mizner Amphitheater is Saturday, Feb. 18. We’re talking about some of the sweetest words on Earth: “BBQ for a good cause.”  Special guest judges, Bobby Flay and Anne Burrell will be there for the same reason as you: to hang with some Boca Ratonians (is...
Oceana Coffee: A love worth a thousand nautical miles

Oceana Coffee: A love worth a thousand nautical miles

Remember how it felt when you first started dating someone? That first year, you’re cheesy, funny. You get butterflies so easily.  Now imagine that same relationship in the confines of a yacht and floating in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.  Do you sink or swim? Or better yet, do you sail?  The story of Amy and Scott Angelo is one to die for. Before they owned ...
Oceana Coffee

Oceana Coffee

Scott and Amy Angelo describe each other and themselves as types of coffee.
84 Lumber: The ‘controversial’ Super Bowl ad that you need to know

84 Lumber: The ‘controversial’ Super Bowl ad that you need to know

There likely won’t be any memes catching fire and going viral from the 84 Lumber ad that aired during Super Bowl 51. But that doesn’t mean the world didn’t take notice.  In fact, after the commercial aired, the world didn’t just take notice. It took action. The hardware chain brought immigration to the forefront, much like Budweiser chose to. The only difference?...
TO DO LIST

TO DO LIST

1. OH MANDY! Jim Witter: I Write the Songs, the music of Barry Manilow, Palm Beach State College Eissey Campus Theatre With songs as iconic as “Mandy,” “Can’t Smile Without You,” “Looks Like We Made It” and more get ready to smile, laugh and even shed a tear. The show is 8 p.m. Thursday. 11051 Campus Drive, Palm Beach Gardens. Tickets start at $30. Information...
TO DO LIST: Family fun at Pirate Festival in Fort Pierce

TO DO LIST: Family fun at Pirate Festival in Fort Pierce

1. RENOVATE Houses, Homes & Hemingway: A Conversation with Bob Vila, The Colony Hotel Pavilion Part of Culture & Cocktails, Vila will discuss the restoration of Ernest Hemingway’s home and collections at Finca Vigía near Havana. The event is 5 to 7 p.m. Monday. 155 Hammon Ave., Palm Beach. Members free, nonmember tickets start at $65. Information: 561-472-3330; www.palmbeachculture.com...
Super Bowl 2017: Our favorite chicken wings in Palm Beach County

Super Bowl 2017: Our favorite chicken wings in Palm Beach County

What goes better with watching the Super Bowl than some tasty chicken wings. Whether you like yours spicy, sweet, 'naked' or fried, we have the list for you! Here are some of our favorites (ours and Post readers): Offered up in a tiki-style restaurant, Teddy’s wings can’t miss! Flavors include Teriyaki, Honey Garlic, BBQ, Mango Habanero, Spicy Mango BBQ, Lemon Pepper, Wet & Dry Cajun...
Dining review: From Brooklyn to Boca Raton, Junior’s Cheesecake holds true 

Dining review: From Brooklyn to Boca Raton, Junior’s Cheesecake holds true 

Prepare to share. The portions at Boca Raton’s four-month-old Junior’s Restaurant and Cheesecake are enormous.  This is a restaurant that greets you with a large dish of dill pickles and slaw and a separate dish of sliced beets.  The Mizner Park outpost of the famed Brooklyn restaurant serves up deli classics in generous heaps. The reason this is important to know before you...
Of love and arepas: What happens when you fall in love a second time

Of love and arepas: What happens when you fall in love a second time

If you frequent the local green markets in South Florida, you’re bound to come across a vibrant orange tent with a long line. From Miami to West Palm Beach to Pembroke Pines, the TocToc Arepas stand is hard to miss.   As you peek at the food, you see a bright yellow sandwich holding sliced red tomatoes, delicate avocado, spinach, spicy Chorizo and more.   TocToc...
TO DO LIST: Manatee Lagoon celebrates first anniversary

TO DO LIST: Manatee Lagoon celebrates first anniversary

1. SEE SEA COWS Manatee Lagoon—FPL Eco-Discovery Center’s first anniversary See these gentle giants and celebrate the center’s first anniversary with a line-up of fun events including face painting, a manatee-themed coloring station, a caricaturist, tours of the facility and, on Saturday, a book signing with Robert Scott Thayer, author of the “Kobee Manatee” series of...
This Jupiter millennial walked 4,800 miles from Quebec to Key West

This Jupiter millennial walked 4,800 miles from Quebec to Key West

That first morning, it was already light when he woke at 3 a.m., on the Gaspe Peninsula in Quebec, where the Appalachian Mountains, which rise in Alabama, begin their decline into the sea. He was about to hike the length — and much of the height — of the ancient mountains, then continue walking to the southern end of the country in Key West. RELATED: Boynton man hikes the Appalachian Trail...
Why is this man paid to live in a Boca Raton park?

Why is this man paid to live in a Boca Raton park?

Tom Dellinger nods off to coyotes’ howls and awakens to the cry of an osprey. When he goes to work, his commute is 50 feet. “I walk through the gate,” he smiled, standing in the maintenance compound steps from his home. Dellinger’s one of seven supervisors at Palm Beach County parks who, as a perk, actually live on park property. For 15 years, he’s been at Burt Aaronson...
Hey, Beyonce: I’m a twin, too. Here are five tips on raising yours

Hey, Beyonce: I’m a twin, too. Here are five tips on raising yours

Dear Beyonce and Jay-Z: Congratulations on the impending birth of your twins! You’re expanding your family and you broke the internet with your sexy birth announcement — the funeral flowers are a little weird, but you’re making it work, because if anyone can pull off Veiled Lingerie Funeral Nursery, it’s you, Queen Bey. Because of your universally accepted fabulousness, it...
Robert De Niro and Helen Mirren spotted in Delray Beach? Here’s why

Robert De Niro and Helen Mirren spotted in Delray Beach? Here’s why

The primary relationship in Oscar-winning director Taylor Hackford’s new film “The Comedian” is between Robert De Niro’s caustic stand-up comedian and Leslie Mann’s retirement home employee. But behind the scenes is a romance between the director and Palm Beach County. “You have a really great film commission, and Chuck Elderd is a really great film commissioner...

See beauty in movement, art in motion at Kinetic exhibit

What is Kinetic art? Kinetic art is created by artists who push the boundaries of traditional, static art forms, who seek to propel the mind to wonder and to introduce visual experiences to engage the audience. Though around since the early 20th century and with concepts that date back to the Dada and Constructivist movements, the art form wasn’t established as a major artistic movement until...
Celebrate the beauty of state’s official marine mammal

Celebrate the beauty of state’s official marine mammal

Love manatees? Who doesn’t?! Now’s your chance to check out the facility that allows visitors to see these beautiful aquatic mammals up close. The Manatee Lagoon – An FPL Eco-Discovery Center will celebrate its first anniversary with a line-up of family events over the weekend. The celebration will feature face-painting, a manatee-themed coloring station, a caricaturist, an interactive...