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Kevin D. Thompson

Kevin D. Thompson writes news stories, features and blogs on Lake Worth for The Palm Beach Post. He has more than 30 years of newspaper and magazine experience as a writer, editor, reporter and blogger. Kevin joined the Post in January 1996 as an entertainment writer. He was the paper's television critic for 12 years (1996-2008) and theater critic for one (2008-2009). In his career, Kevin has held various positions – researcher, business reporter, small business editor, senior editor, entertainment correspondent, television columnist, education writer. He was an associate editor and small business editor at Black Enterprise magazine for six years in New York City and worked as a reporter and entertainment correspondent for People magazine for two years in New York City and Los Angeles. Kevin has covered entertainment extensively and written celebrity profiles for such newspapers and magazines as the New York Daily News, the New York Post and Essence while working as freelance writer and before joining The Palm Beach Post. Kevin has been working on a novel the last several years with the ultimate goal of becoming a published author who sips cocktails by the pool. Kevin has two adult children and a faithful cat named FeFe. He lives in West Palm Beach with his wife, Sharon.

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Using glass art to promote literacy in Lake Worth
 McMow Art Glass is trying to help bridge the gap between art and literacy in Lake Worth with BiblioArte and the Little Free Library project. On Monday, April 10, McMow will kick off the city’s BiblioArte week, which aims to promote literacy through art. The event is scheduled from 4:30-5:30 p.m., at the intersection of C Street and...

Posted: 9 hours ago

McMow Art Glass is trying to help bridge the gap between art and literacy in Lake Worth with BiblioArte and the Little Free Library project. On Monday, April 10, McMow will kick off the city’s BiblioArte week, which aims to promote literacy through art. The event is scheduled from 4:30-5:30 p.m., at the intersection of C Street and...
$1.99 gas in Palm Beach County — yes, Wawa has it… for now
 When Wawa opened its first three stores in Palm Beach County on Thursday, there were a ton of giveaways — food tastings, free coffee and gift cards. The biggest gift of all, however, wasn’t anything you could eat or drink — cheap gas. Wawa, the popular convenience store with the slavishly loyal following, is selling gas...

Posted: a day ago

When Wawa opened its first three stores in Palm Beach County on Thursday, there were a ton of giveaways — food tastings, free coffee and gift cards. The biggest gift of all, however, wasn’t anything you could eat or drink — cheap gas. Wawa, the popular convenience store with the slavishly loyal following, is selling gas...
Noise and fear of low flying choppers in Lantana have residents fuming
 Look, up in the sky, it’s a bird, it’s a plane… no, just another noisy helicopter. That’s how many residents who live in Lake Osborne Estates, a residential community near the Palm Beach County Park Airport in Lantana, feel about the helicopters they say routinely fly and hover dangerously close to their homes during...

Posted: a day ago

Look, up in the sky, it’s a bird, it’s a plane… no, just another noisy helicopter. That’s how many residents who live in Lake Osborne Estates, a residential community near the Palm Beach County Park Airport in Lantana, feel about the helicopters they say routinely fly and hover dangerously close to their homes during...
How big is Wawa? Dawn arrivals, wedding anniversary at local opening
 Wawa customers aren’t just customers, they’re loyal, almost cult-like followers who will do whatever it takes to munch on the store’s made-to-order hoagies or sip a freshly made smoothie. Take, for instance, this morning’s splashy grand opening in Palm Springs for the company’s first Palm Beach County store....

Posted: 2 days ago

Wawa customers aren’t just customers, they’re loyal, almost cult-like followers who will do whatever it takes to munch on the store’s made-to-order hoagies or sip a freshly made smoothie. Take, for instance, this morning’s splashy grand opening in Palm Springs for the company’s first Palm Beach County store....
Timetable announced for $40 million Lake Worth pothole repair project
 During the next four years, there should be fewer potholes in Lake Worth. Construction on the $40 million roadway project to repair the city’s crumbling streets should start by September, Brian Shields, the city’s water utility director and engineer, told city commissioners Tuesday night. “This fall expect to see a lot of...

Posted: 3 days ago

During the next four years, there should be fewer potholes in Lake Worth. Construction on the $40 million roadway project to repair the city’s crumbling streets should start by September, Brian Shields, the city’s water utility director and engineer, told city commissioners Tuesday night. “This fall expect to see a lot of...
Lake Worth sees jump in overdose and opioid calls for service
 LAKE WORTH — Palm Beach County Fire Rescue received 1,000 more calls for service in fiscal year 2016 in Lake Worth, mostly because of the opioid and overdose crisis that’s been sweeping the county, City Commissioners were told Tuesday night. The number of opioid-related and overdose calls in Lake Worth increased from 442 in fiscal...

Posted: 3 days ago

LAKE WORTH — Palm Beach County Fire Rescue received 1,000 more calls for service in fiscal year 2016 in Lake Worth, mostly because of the opioid and overdose crisis that’s been sweeping the county, City Commissioners were told Tuesday night. The number of opioid-related and overdose calls in Lake Worth increased from 442 in fiscal...
Road closings in Lake Worth for PrideFest parade
 LAKE WORTH — To make room for PrideFest of the Palm Beaches‘ parade Sunday, the city said certain roads will be closed from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Those roads are: Lake Avenue from Dixie Highway to Golfview; Lucerne Avenue from Federal Highway to J Street and J Street between Lake and Lucerne avenues. PrideFest, voted the best...

Posted: 4 days ago

LAKE WORTH — To make room for PrideFest of the Palm Beaches‘ parade Sunday, the city said certain roads will be closed from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Those roads are: Lake Avenue from Dixie Highway to Golfview; Lucerne Avenue from Federal Highway to J Street and J Street between Lake and Lucerne avenues. PrideFest, voted the best...
Looking for a spring break event in Lake Worth?
 LAKE WORTH — Looking for a spring break event for the family this week? The city has one. It’s hosting a “Spring Break Beach Concert” Saturday at Lake Worth Beach Casino and Beach Complex. The concert is free and starts at noon and is for all ages. Featured performers include Guavatron; Bron Burbank Band; The Holidazed...

Posted: 4 days ago

LAKE WORTH — Looking for a spring break event for the family this week? The city has one. It’s hosting a “Spring Break Beach Concert” Saturday at Lake Worth Beach Casino and Beach Complex. The concert is free and starts at noon and is for all ages. Featured performers include Guavatron; Bron Burbank Band; The Holidazed...
Wawa opening three new locations in Palm Beach County this week
 You’ve heard of doubleheaders, right? Well, Wawa has a tripleheader on Thursday as the wildly popular convenience store chain opens three new stores in Palm Beach County — two in Palm Springs, a third in Riviera Beach. The stores all open at 8 a.m., but the ribbon-cutting celebration times vary. For the store on 3950 South Congress...

Posted: 5 days ago

You’ve heard of doubleheaders, right? Well, Wawa has a tripleheader on Thursday as the wildly popular convenience store chain opens three new stores in Palm Beach County — two in Palm Springs, a third in Riviera Beach. The stores all open at 8 a.m., but the ribbon-cutting celebration times vary. For the store on 3950 South Congress...