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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
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
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
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
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.
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
On Sunday, June 2, Palm Beach police charged a 46-year-old man with driving under the influence after they observed him driving the wrong way down a one way street, according to a police report. The story was first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. According to the police report,
The town of Palm Beach Landmarks Preservation Commission approved the request by the owners of The Colony to demolish and reconstruct the pool and outdoor dining area of the hotel at 155 and 135 Hammon Ave, as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. Designers said that the proposal
In November, during one of President Trump’s visits to Mar-a-Lago, an eighteen-year-old college freshman snuck into the club and wandered the grounds for twenty minutes before he was arrested, as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. On Tuesday, Mark Lindblom told a federal magistrate that his only motivation
Due to east winds gusting to more than 25 mph, the National Weather Service is warning of a high risk of rip currents during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. An area of high pressure is setting up over the southeast U.S.