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

Joseph Satto | Posted 12.12.2014 | 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...

Palm Beach Approves HUGE Break For LGBT Employees

Sun Sentinel | ANDY REID | Posted 11.11.2013 | Miami

Gay and lesbian Palm Beach County government employees should no longer face a tax penalty on health insurance for their unmarried partners, the Count...

Food Inspired Cocktails: Bartender, Make Mine Sunny Side Up

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 08.18.2013 | Taste
Jeryl Brunner

According the to the Museum of the American Cocktail, the first printed reference to the word "cocktail" was in 1806.

Palm Beach Treasures: Places and People Who Make Palm Beach Special

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 06.24.2013 | Travel
Jeryl Brunner

It's not just the sprawling mansions, 234 days of sunshine per year or days averaging 78 degrees that make Palm Beach so special. The area still draws great innovators who help create a unique place to visit. Here are just a few of the region's standouts.

Big Trouble For Teen Who Was Set On Fire

AP | Posted 05.21.2013 | Miami

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Authorities say a South Florida teenager who was set on fire by classmates when he was 15 has been arrested on multiple drug ...

Reflections on Dressage and Dancing With Horses in Florida

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.15.2013 | Sports
Georgianne Nienaber

During the last presidential election cycle dressage took a hammering from liberal pundits who circled like jackals around Ann Romney and her Olympic contender, Rafalca. It was heartbreaking to witness such vicious assaults on a sport that offers so much joy to riders from all walks of life.

PHOTOS: Where The Old Money Is

Oyster | Posted 04.22.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Want to live like a Rockefeller on your next vacation? Want a voyeuristic peek into the world of the rich and powerful? These iconic resorts across ...

PHOTOS: South Florida's Downton Abbey?

The Huffington Post | Joey Francilus | Posted 02.09.2013 | Miami

Once dubbed the "richest man in America," John Kluge's former Palm Beach estate is still on the market for a remarkable $59 million. The five ocea...

Extremist Makover

Lester & Charlie | Posted 03.29.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Right now, only 26 percent of adult Americans have a positive view of the Republican Party and for Congress it's even worse: only 14 percent are pointing up their thumbs. But it turns out that there's something out there that people dislike even more.

Dispatch From South Florida, Democracy's Inaction

Meredith Bagby | Posted 01.06.2013 | Miami
Meredith Bagby

Bring a flashlight, two sandwiches, plenty of water, a fold-out chair and a wide-brimmed hat. Do not attempt this feat if you are elderly, can't stand for long periods of time or have a heart condition. No, you are not climbing Mount Kilimanjaro -- you are going to vote in South Florida.

A Dozen Years After 2000 Disgrace, Florida County Struggles With Election Issues

The Huffington Post | Daniel Lippman | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nearly a dozen years after the notorious 2000 electoral debacle in Florida, Palm Beach County continues to struggle with election troubl...

Your Start-Up Life: How a Focus on Quality Took a Company From Bankruptcy to Profit

Rana Florida | Posted 12.03.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

Tomas Maier's experience at Bottega Veneta exemplifies the importance of quality and shared values in turning around an organization -- a focus that must come from the ground up, infusing it at every level.

Your Start-Up Life: The Fashion of Business

Rana Florida | Posted 11.20.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

An interesting intersection of fashion, business, and architecture, my interview with Peter Marino delves into creativity, collaboration and finding peace on an airplane.

The Art Of Gallery Hopping Around The World

The Purple Passport | Posted 09.04.2012 | Travel
The Purple Passport

Though notable art galleries are dotted around numerous neighborhoods in our favorite world cities, we're partial to dedicated gallery districts where a clutch of galleries is collected in one centralized place.

Daring Deals and the Art of Taking Risks

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 06.24.2012 | Home
Jeryl Brunner

I love hearing stories about people who take risks to make life-changing deals. Wasn't it Donald Trump who once said, "Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks"?