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So-Called “Mayor of Worth Avenue”, Burt Handelsman, Dies
Burt Handelsman Dies Burt Handelsman, the so-called “Mayor of Worth Avenue,” dies at age 95 in West Palm Beach, Florida. He was a prominent figure in local real estate circles and a fixture on the historical shopping strip of Worth Avenue for more than six decades. The news that Burt
Palm Beach’s Finance Director is Retiring after 23 Years
Jane Le Clainche, Palm Beach’s Finance Director, is retiring at the end of January. She spent 23 years with the town but is excited to move on to the next chapter of her life. Before Palm Beach Jane is from Michigan but spent her winters coming to Palm Beach County.
Palm Beach to Prohibit Plastics
Boston has done it. New York City has done it. Los Angeles has done it. Palm Beach is doing it. The Town of Palm Beach Town Council adopted Ordinance No. 24-2019 and Ordinance No 23-2019. These Ordinances prohibit the use of expanded polystyrene containers (more commonly known as styrofoam), single-use
A Lilly Pulitzer Perfect “Pink Retreat” in Palm Beach
Vibrant pink skirts and ocean blue sweaters can be seen roaming Palm Beach Island every day of the year. However, nearly 300 more grassy green dresses and intricately patterned shorts found their way onto the island as a result of “Pink Retreat” over the weekend of June 21 to June
Florida Academy of Family Physicians Forum to be Held at The Breakers
On Aug. 9 – 11, the Florida Academy of Family Physicians (FAFP) is holding its Family Medicine Summer Forum 2019 at The Breakers. FAFP works to provide individuals with the opportunity to reach their target audience of family physicians, residents and medical students. The FAFP supports Florida’s family physicians and
Campbell Soup Heir Buys House on North End
John Stawbridge Crompton, an heir to the Campbell’s Soup fortune, bought a house on the North End of Palm Beach for a reported $5.4 million, according to a deed filed Tuesday. The story was first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. The house is located at 280 List Road
Judge Dismisses Allegations Against Attorneys
A Palm Beach County judge denied a motion filed by prosecutors asking that two attorneys for Robert Kraft be held in contempt, as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. County Judge Leonard Hanser denied the motion filed against attorneys Alex Spiro and William Burck on Friday. Hanser ruled
Barton Avenue House Sells For $15 Million
A house on Palm Beach’s Barton Avenue sold off-market for a recorded $15.3 million, according to a deed filed on Wednesday. The story was first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. The house previously hadn’t changed hands in more than 20 years and the buyer also bought another Midtown
Oceanfront House Sells For $11 Million in Forfeiture
An oceanfront home in Palm Beach sold for a recorded $11 million after being forfeited by a former national treasurer of Venezuela who was sentenced to ten years in prison last fall. The story was first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. Alejandro Andrade pleaded guilty in a U.S.
State to Require Town to Return $700,000 In Grants
The state of Florida says that it will require the town of Palm Beach to return $700,000 in previously awarded historic preservation grant money if it adds stairs to the back of the Addison Mizner Memorial Fountain. The story was first reported by Palm Beach Daily News. The state Division