History/Culture

#TerrorTuesday – Haunted Preview

#TerrorTuesday – Haunted Preview

It might only be the 8th of August, but if you listen closely, you can hear the gateway to the underworld starting to slowly creep open as local haunted attractions begin ramping up for the 2017 season. Here in the Palm Beaches, there are three major attractions whose passion for all things spooky attracts thousands […]

August 2017 Special Events Announced for Palm Beach Zoo

August 2017 Special Events Announced for Palm Beach Zoo

Palm Beach Zoo is announcing the following special events and promotions for August 2017:   Safari Nights: every Friday night thru the end of August, 4:30p – 9:00p THE ZOO COMES ALIVE as Safari Nights returns for its 8th summer of evening fun every Friday night, from 4:30p-9p through August! MEMBERS ARE FREE! Come dressed […]

Storytime for Grownups: Villains… They’re Just Like Us

Storytime for Grownups: Villains… They’re Just Like Us

Dwight Shrute, of “The Office” fame, said, “A hero is part-human and part-supernatural. A hero is born out of childhood trauma, or out of a disaster that must be avenged.” Villains, in many cases, are mirror images of their superhero foes. I think there’s a lesson there. While you ponder this quandary, check out these […]

Florida Supercon announces even more amazing guests

Florida Supercon announces even more amazing guests

From July 27-30, thousands of costumed characters, comic fans, and people who just want to know what the heck is going on will converge on the  Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center, located at  1950 Eisenhower Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale FL for Florida Supercon. This 4 day festival of fun featuring Celebrity Guests, Comic Book Creators, Anime & Animation […]

Behind the Bun: The 2017 Nathan’s Famous Hotdog Eating Contest

Behind the Bun: The 2017 Nathan’s Famous Hotdog Eating Contest

By Mary Bowers   Mirrors. When I was three, they were the source of entertainment as I would contort my face into silly expressions and press it against the smooth surface. I am still not certain if my mother resented the game because of the sticky smudges I would leave behind or if she looked […]

Local Resident Honored “Hometown Hero” At City Of West Palm Beach’s Fourth on Flagler

Local Resident Honored “Hometown Hero” At City Of West Palm Beach’s Fourth on Flagler

Before the night sky illuminated with red, white and blue, patriotism was already on full display at 4th on Flagler in downtown West Palm Beach. The 29th annual celebration, which ran from 5 – 10 p.m. on the Waterfront, included a Military Honor Ceremony prior to the fireworks extravaganza over the Intracoastal Waterway. The special […]