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Trumping It Up at Mar-a-Lago

Joan Z. Shore | Posted 04.26.2016 | Politics
Joan Z. Shore

A number of years ago, during a winter vacation in Florida, I was invited -- as a journalist from Europe -- to visit Donald Trump's lavish resort in Palm Beach: Mar-a-Lago. Mr. Trump's press officer suggested a Saturday night gala dinner, when Lionel Ritchie would be performing.

Trumpus Rex

Carol Caldwell | Posted 03.22.2016 | Politics
Carol Caldwell

BEHOLD, Blotus! His super special mostessness, astonishment of men and angels, lesser human beings, too; Blotus the incredible, the terrible, unstopp...

The Tribulations of the Ultra Rich

Llewellyn King | Posted 03.21.2016 | World
Llewellyn King

Take a moment, if you would, to pity the derided billionaire class. I have been watching them with keen interest on television. And based on my viewin...

Florida Beachgoer Drags Wild Shark By Its Tail For Photo Op

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.23.2016 | Science

They are not photo ops, people. They're animals that deserve better. In another instance of beachside picture seekers going too far, a man was videota...

The Vulture: Excerpt From Seduced by Polo

Amy Phillips Penn | Posted 02.16.2016 | Books
Amy Phillips Penn

Holly Knight was heading east on Southern Boulevard, top down, on a blow-your-hair around perfect Palm Beach day, when she first felt the vulture.

The Girl's Got Polo: Excerpt: Seduced by Polo

Amy Phillips Penn | Posted 02.10.2016 | Sports
Amy Phillips Penn

There was something about polo players, especially the men. Something macho, something beyond-the edge, so smoldering with sex and danger that it cou...

"I Had a Great Life, I F*cked a Lot." Excerpt: Seduced by Polo

Amy Phillips Penn | Posted 02.04.2016 | Women
Amy Phillips Penn

Here's the stuff I was raised on. Imagine how you'd turn out. "It only takes five minutes to change your life," my grandmother Rachel chimed in. "T...

Palm Beach (excerpt from Seduced By Polo)

Amy Phillips Penn | Posted 01.25.2016 | Style
Amy Phillips Penn

Palm Beach Palm Beach is a headline always waiting to happen. One small Southern county, brazen enough to throw off a national election, Palm Beach ...

My Love Affair With Wellington

Amy Phillips Penn | Posted 01.07.2016 | Sports
Amy Phillips Penn

When young equestrian newlywed Andres Rodriguez and his friend, amateur jumper, Sophie Walker died in a tragic accident near the Palm Beach Polo grounds this week, WelliWorld wept real tears.

Vengeful Surfer Kills, Plans To Eat Shark He Says Bit Him

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 11.18.2015 | Crime

A Florida surfer whose hand was bitten by a shark on Sunday caught and killed what he believes to be the same shark a day later. Now, he's planning to...

Mar-A-Lago, the TRUMP Winter White House

Sugar Rautbord | Posted 08.11.2015 | Entertainment
Sugar Rautbord

Everyone is talking Trump. The no-holds-barred billionaire businessman has riled up discontented conservatives and brought to light policy concerns th...

33 Ways to Bring the Beach Home With You This Summer

Hometalk | Posted 08.03.2015 | HuffPost Home

These simple and stylish projects will help you bring the beach back home with you, so that you can spend the whole season surrounded by shells, waves, and nautical goodness!

The High-Low Guide To The Best Food In Palm Beach

Fathom | Posted 03.25.2015 | Travel

The dining scene down here has undergone a renaissance of sorts over the past few years, and the demand for quality food is being met with vigor.

5 Places To Visit On The Gold Coast Of Florida

Leigh Blickley | Posted 04.17.2015 | Travel
Leigh Blickley

I recently hopped on a two and a half hour flight from New York City to Palm Beach for a three-day trip to celebrate my fiance's 30th birthday. The thing is, we whipped together this vacation in a matter of weeks.

The Breakers, Palm Beach -- Making Locally Sourced Food a Priority

Joseph Satto | Posted 02.10.2015 | Travel
Joseph Satto

I recently booked a weekend stay at The Breakers to attend a Palm Beach wedding. My initial thought, ugh. Fancy people, fancy designer clothes, fancy everything, not really my scene. My wife, on the other hand, was ecstatic. Across the board, it was exactly her kind of fancy.

Palm Beach County: Strong Schools, Strong Community

Rita M. Solnet | Posted 11.30.2014 | Education
Rita M. Solnet

The Palm Beach County school district is known for educational excellence -- a reputation that didn't happen by chance!

Palm Beach, Florida: the Perfect Playground with Hyundai

Rita Cook | Posted 06.28.2014 | Business
Rita Cook

Recently the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid received an upgraded electric motor and more compact battery so gas mileage was even better than before at 38 miles per gallon combined.

Making and Breaking Waves

Bruce Helander | Posted 06.24.2014 | Arts
Bruce Helander

As I approached the façade of the mighty Breakers Hotel, I often would wonder what it must have been like when this extraordinary structure rose from the uninhabited tropical wetland during the last few months of the 19th century. Little did I know that this famous landmark would become so familiar and enjoyable to have as a next door neighbor.

To Jane, Love Andy: Warhol's First Superstar

Bruce Helander | Posted 05.28.2014 | Arts
Bruce Helander

In 1949, a young, ambitious, working-class artist named Andrew Warhola left Pittsburgh for the Big Apple with $50 in his pocket, determined to become in a short while the most successful illustrator in New York City.

Scott Diament: From Bagel Boy to Emperor of the Fair

Elizabeth Sobieski | Posted 05.14.2014 | Arts
Elizabeth Sobieski

McCall Fine Art at the Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show William Cook Antiques at the Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show "There's never ...

The Faithful Shopper: Spring Vacation

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.16.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Are you as done with winter as I am? I've never seen our friends and neighbors in more need of a spring break in the sun! While it may be cold and sno...

10 Fun-filled Friends' Getaways

Joy Pecknold | Posted 04.01.2014 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Valentine's Day isn't going anywhere, so we singletons (and it's complicated-tons) might as well go somewhere. During the flurry of February 14th is an ideal time to skip town and indulge in some unadulterated fun sans romantic pressure.

Taking the Festival to the Farm

Loren Brill | Posted 03.11.2014 | Home
Loren Brill

Sunday's lunch at this year's PBFWF was an absolute highlight for food and location alike. World-class chefs with live music on a farm. Southern Comfort was held at Swank Farms in Loxahatchee.

Experience the Best of Palm Beach

Loren Brill | Posted 03.08.2014 | Home
Loren Brill

Sunny, intimate, and delicious -- that's what the Palm Beach Food and Wine Festival is all about. Since PBFWF's launch in 2003, charity work has bee...

Developing a Sense of Community Within Luxury Real Estate

Joshua Estrin | Posted 01.25.2014 | HuffPost Home
Joshua Estrin

While many do not want to hear the woes of the 1 percent, the reality is that it can be difficult for the designers of an upscale community to achieve...