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Talk of the Town: Florida goes to the dogs

Talk of the Town: Florida goes to the dogs

On Tuesday, November 6, more than 8 million people in Florida participated in the 2018 election, where they chose a new governor, new senator, as well as numerous other races. They also had 12 amendments to decipher, which made for a long ballot, and an even longer election night. As it normally is here in […]

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Talk of the Town: Trying to make sense of yet another school shooting

On Wednesday, February 14, the campus of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida was the latest scene of carnage. Close to dismissal time, Nikolas Cruz, a 19-year-old former student who had been expelled from the school, entered the campus and began shooting students in the hallways and on the school grounds. In the […]

Talk of the Town: Rubio, Nelson Urge Homeland Security Secretary To Reassess Security Risk For Orlando Area

Talk of the Town: Rubio, Nelson Urge Homeland Security Secretary To Reassess Security Risk For Orlando Area

U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Bill Nelson (D-FL) today urged the Obama Administration to reevaluate the Relative Risk Score Threat Level applied to the Orlando area so that it qualifies for funding under the Urban Area Security Initiative. In a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh C. Johnson, the senators expressed concerns […]

Talk of the Town: #OrlandoStrong

Talk of the Town: #OrlandoStrong

The state of Florida suffered a tremendous blow yesterday morning, where fifty people were killed, and 53 more suffering serious injuries, after a homophobic terror attack at Pulse Orlando. This atrocity took place in one of the most LGBT-friendly cities in the United States, and shows that no matter how safe you think you are, […]

Talk of the Town: Is the Palm Beach Zoo failing in it’s mandate to inspire and entertain?

Talk of the Town: Is the Palm Beach Zoo failing in it’s mandate to inspire and entertain?

Friday, April 15 began as any normal day at the Palm Beach Zoo. Assignments for the day were handed out, the shows went off without a hitch, and the visitors to the zoological park at the edge of Dreher Park in West Palm Beach were having a good time. Their Twitter page, as well as […]

Top 10 PBC Movers and Shakers

Top 10 PBC Movers and Shakers

After an extensive nomination process, followed by a lengthy review by a panel of experts, including you, the readers of Palm Beach Happening, we are proud to announce the winners of this year’s Movers and Shakers award.  Richard Weisman (Boca Raton) – Chairman and CEO of The Learning Experience, http://www.TheLearningExperience.com  Mary Pinak (Juno Beach) – […]