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26th Loggerhead Triathlon set for Carlin Park, A1A Dedicated is the perfect word to describe Linda Neary Robb. The avid athlete and co-owner of a triathlon sup-ply store, Running Sports, refuses to let a stress fracture in her foot prevent her from playing an active role in the man-agement of the Loggerhead Triathlon at Carlin Park. Im bummed that Im not racing but Im looking forward to working the event and seeing the other side of the race,Ž she said. So Ms. Robb, 47, will be watching on Aug. 6 while the 600 athletes with track-ers on their ankles line up in waves along the beach as the sun rises, awaiting the gunshot that will send them barreling into the water. She will be waiting for the first runners, weak with fatigue from the 3/8-mile swim, 13-mile bike ride and 3.1-mile run, to stumble triumphantly across the finish line. The Loggerhead Triathlon has taken ROGER WILLIAMS A2 PUZZLES A28PETS A10BUSINESS A15 LINDA LIPSHUTZ A12REAL ESTATE A19ARTS A21EVENTS A25 MARIA MARINO A6HEALTHY LIVING A12FILM A26SOCIETY A29 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Pair of pros Jay Leonhart, Daryl Sherman play the Royal Room. A21 X INSIDE SocietySee who’s out and about in Palm Beach County. A29 X Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes App Store. X WEEK OF JULY 28-AUG.3, 2011 Vol. I, No. 42  FREE To do, at the zooA kid’s-eye report on the Palm Beach Zoo. A21 XSizing it upPGA National club-fitter puts golfers with right clubs. A6 X BY SHAUNA MITCHELLsmitchell@” ANDRE Experimental treatments heal turtle for return to sea 26thL BY SCOTT SIMMONSssimmons@” IT ISNT EASY BEING GREEN. Its even tougher if youre a green sea turtle. And its especially tough if you are Andre. When the 171.6-pound turtle bobbed up on a sandbar on June 15, 2010, he had a huge hole in his back caused by two boat injuries. Where there should have been shell, there was sand, complete with a liv-ing crab. The veterinarian and nurse treating him said each could have fit an entire forearm in the opening. By all counts, Andre should have died. And he would have died, had it not been for more than a years worth of care SEE TURTLE, A8 X SEE TRIATHLON, A8 X COURTESY PHOTODr. Nancy Mettee treats wounds on Andre’s shell. COURTESY PHOTOSCOTT B. SMITH / FLORIDA WEEKLYInjuries will keep athlete Linda Neary Robb from competing in this year’s triathlon, but not from participating. Pairo f pros J a y Leonhart, Dar y l Sherman pl a y t h e R o y a l R oom. A21 X FIXING

PAGE 2 FLORIDA WEEKLYA2 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2011 WHY DOOR TO BALLOON TIME MATTERS DURING A HEART ATTACK. 561.625.5070THE HEART ATTACK RISK ASSESSMENT ITS FREE.ITS Door to balloon time measures the time it takes for a hospital to get a heart attack patient from its ER to its cath lab to open blocked arteries. The goal is 90 minutes. More is bad. Less is good. One team in this region is consistently doing it in less than 60 minutes. This is what it takes to deliver our kind of heart care. This is what it takes to get the job done. The way we do it. It seems to me that 27 is a very dangerous age. So is 33. Not to mention 22. When I was one-and-twenty I heard a wise man say, Give crowns and pounds and guineas, but not your heart away. Give pearls away and rubies, but keep your fancy free. But I was one-and-twenty, no use to talk to me. When I was one-and-twenty I heard him say again, The heart out of the bosom was never given in vain. Tis paid in sighs a plenty, and sold for endless rue. And now Im two-and-twenty, and Oh, tis true, tis true!Ž At any of those ages, apparently, you can die suddenly, especially if youre a rock star, or you can suffer a broken heart, which is like dying, as A.E. House-man points out in poem XIII of A Shrop-shire Lad.Ž Or both, as the death of Amy Winehouse reminded me last week. Ms. Winehouse joined what they blithely call Club 27 by surrendering her life at the same age as some other notable contemporary popingers (hence-forth, a popinger is a pop-culture singer or band member), adding additional lus-ter to her implosion. She now numbers among the dubious company of such popingers as Brian Jones of the Rolling Stones, Jimi Hen-drix, Janis Joplin, Kurt Cobain, bluesman Robert Johnson, and Alan Blind OwlŽ Wilson of Canned Heat, to name just a few. All dead at 27. Whatever their method of demise „ overdoses, shootings either self-inflict-ed or otherwise, plane crashes, heart attacks, poisonings or death by misad-ventureŽ (those words appeared on the death certificate of Brian Jones) „ all of it boils down to a single cause. And it wasnt drugs, sex or rocknroll. They simply lacked love. Almost to a person, those who died young in such circumstances could find either no love or not enough of it, in my opinion. Any age in which love flickers like an old candle or fades like the dusk light is a dangerous age „ too dangerous for them. Im not dismissing the ungoverned and sometimes fatal instinct for adventure or the notion of bi-polar, hell-bent-for-leather melancholy as mortal causes, either. But Im not excusing any of us from our responsibilities in heading them off „ parents especially. If someone had just loved each popinger unselfishly and fully and calmly and rationally and tolerantly and humor-ously enough when he or she was young, no Club 27 would exist. Arguably, theres a tradeoff. If Club 27 didnt exist, neither would some of the stormy, angst-ridden, swashbuckling sounds those young men and women created as part of the noisiest musical culture in the history of the world. I think they were all just looking for l ove, possibly the kind it was too late to give them. Club 33, by the way, is a bit more enviable than Club 27, but only by associa-tion: 33 happens to be the Christological age. Along with Jesus, such stars as comedians John Belushi and Chris Farley, soul singer Sam Cooke, rappers Big Moe and Big Mellow, Keith Relf of The Yardbirds (if you remember them dont admit it in public), not to mention Richard II of England and St. Catherine of Sienna departed the world at that ripe young age. By way of comparison, researchers have determined that the life expectancy of people who once lived in the Upper Paleolithic (10,000 to 40,000 years ago) was 33, while in ancient Rome the life expectancy was only 28. Im not counting the pale Olithics or the ancient Romans as members of the die-young-and-unloved crowd, however, because theres a catch in the statistics. If you were living in the Upper Paleolithic and you could make it to the age of 15, you had a life expectancy of an addi-tional 39 years, giving you a grand poten-tial of 54 revolutions about the sun on this green and blue planet, apparently. That was only slightly a better deal than the Romans enjoyed. Make it to 15 along the Tiber River, and as long as you werent scrawling Romani Ite DomumŽ on the Coliseum walls (ala Monty Pythons Life of BrianŽ) you had a reasonable shot at reaching 52, even taking into account 20-year enlistments in the Roman Army or lead cups full of wine. Its a fair bet that none of those oldtimers were singing, I hope I die before I get old,Ž like The Who, who didnt, mostly. Instead, The Who got old, or at least a lot older. Roger Daltrey is 67 (which hap-pens to be the current average life expec-tancy in the world), Pete Townsend is 66, and John Entwistle died at 57, looking like the ancient mariner. Somebody must have loved them at least a little, as dif-ficult as that may appear to be. Only Keith Moon, the drummer, drew his last breath at 32 before he got old, of an overdose from a drug designed to help him avoid drinking himself to death. So whats going on here? Judging by the relatively infant mortality of celeb-rities, there are other dangerous ages besides 27, 33 and 22 (Buddy Holly). Consider 24 (James Dean), 35 (Stevie Ray Vaughn), 36 (Marilyn Monroe), 39 (Martin Luther King Jr.) 40 (John Lennon), 42 (Robert F. Kennedy) or 43 (President John F. Kennedy). But 27 and 33 have become the ages of a kind of fashionable martyrdom in our culture, it seems. Probably the kind none of us want for our children „ glit-ter, money and artistic contributions,Ž or not. Theres a single strategy for avoiding it: Spend a little more time. Work a little less time. Bark a little less and wag a little more. Pay attention now (you can get spacey later). For your children, for your Amy Winehouses, do what you can, with what you have, where you are,Ž as Teddy Roosevelt (60) said. And watch your little rock star grow up to be healthy and normal. Q COMMENTARY Too little love killed Club 27, and other young rockers roger WILLIAMS O

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We discussed the buying habits of golfers and the majority of questions had to do with clubs and clothes and where to buy them. It is amazing how clothing and equipment have changed in the past 18 years. Fast-forward to 2011 and the plethora of shopping opportunities now available; however, this is not going to be a discussion of where to buy, rather a discussion of what to buy. The simple answer is „ the proper golf equipment. Recently, I was playing golf with New York DJ Ian OMalley at Trump National in Briarcliff Manor, N.Y. For those of you who have played Trump International in West Palm Beach, both courses have a signature waterfall, par-3 hole. As is my nature, I was giving Ian some pointers and glaringly obvious was the mismatch of his golf clubs to his body. As a matter of fact, I compared the length of his clubs with the length of mine, and mine were longer. Given that Ian is 64Ž and I am 56Ž, this was a recipe for disaster. There is a saying in golf „ your swing should not fit your golf clubs but rather your golf clubs should fit your swing.Ž Just as with skiing and tennis, technology has made sports much more user friendly. However, with so many golf manufacturers PGA National club-fitter takes guesswork out of proper equipmentout there, how do you choose what is right for you, not to mention that there are no industry standards? Knowing just enough about club-fitting to be dangerous, I decided to search out the experts. That is when I met Brian Thomsen at PGA Nationals club-fitting trailer. Open to anyone, this trailer is filled with the latest that technol-ogy has to offer. When I first began playing golf, technology was limited to steel shafts, forged metal irons and true woods. For those of you too young to remember, the reason they are called woodsŽ is because they were origi-nally made of wood. One of the greatest advancements in golf today is the ability of a club manufacturer to fabricate a shaft that enhances your swing and helps produce the desired trajectory and ball flight. Brian, like a good teacher, did a thorough review of my skills and medical issues. I have always believed that the best club-fitting would be when your teacher and the club-fitter were both on hand. That way your teacher, who best knows your swing, would be the perfect guide and with the assistance of the proper clubs and club-fitter, rather than trying to fit a round peg into a square hole, it would be a fits-like-a-gloveŽ experience. Fittings are not limited to clubs but they may also include grips, p utters and balls. With todays technology there are now golf balls for specific club-head speeds, just as there are different shafts. Grips have come a long way as well and you must make sure you have the right size grip for your hands. Brian taught me the correct way to clean grips „ with a wet towel and no soap, firmly rub the grip, pat dry and then allow the clubs to air dry. Once grips are no lon-ger tacky „ change them. I also learned from Brian that different grips might add weight to the club and the more weight you add to the grip, the lighter the club head will feel. This was true in my case. The remedy was to add a bit of lead tape to the club head to give me the desired results. As it turned out, I have the appro-priate irons for my swing; they just needed to have the lie angle adjusted. Because I have a swing that is more flat than upright, I need to have the angle of the shaft coming out of the club head adjust down.Oftentimes, new players are given handgy there are now golf u r a t y h e o s e t A g MARIA MARINO / FLORIDA WEEKLY S PGA National provides a club-fitting trailer so golfers can get the perfect fit. X Brian Thomsen is the club-fitter at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens.GOLF me-downs and off they go to brave the game of golf. This is absolutely the wrong thing to do, especially for women and juniors. Since men are the largest segment of the golf population, it stands to reason that it will be mens clubs that will be given to new golfers. The grateful recipient, not know-ing the difference, will then try to make a swing using ill-fitting clubs and the end result will be an unhappy new golfer. I see this every time I teach. So remember, the best gift you can give a new golfer is a lesson and a club-fitting. The expression one size fits allŽ certainly does not apply to golf clubs.Here are some items that a club-fitter takes into account when evaluating your clubs:w Heightw Weightw Length of shaftw Lie anglew Swing speedw Overall strength of the golferw Agew Hand/glove sizew Handicapw Frequency of play Q „ Maria Marino is a professional golfer who teaches nationally for the LPGA and locally at the First Tee of the Palm Beaches at Dyer Park. Additionally, she owns Marino Realty Group, which focuses primarily on properties in the north end of Palm Beach County. Email her at or call 906-8222.


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PAGE 8 FLORIDA WEEKLYA8 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2011 place every August for the past 26 years. Committed athletes have braved the brutal summer heat and occasion-ally even monstrous waves caused by storms off the coast, coming back for more every year. There was a desire and an interest from the locals to have a triathlon, and he met the need,Ž Suzanne Neve, vice president of the Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce, said of Dr. Alex Keith, who founded the triathlon in 1985. Since its creation, the triathlon has been competitive to register for, and the 600 spots have been filled year after year. Tommy Cutt, director of opera-tions at the Log-gerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach, is a rookie competitor. Ive always wanted to do a triathlon and this seems like a perfect fit because its benefit-ing our center,Ž Mr. Cutt s aid. The Juno Beach Marinelife Center has been selected as a beneficiary of the race. The cham-ber will donate 5 percent of the races net profits to the center. This year we brought the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in as a partial beneficiary,Ž said Ms. Neve. Thats what Id like to see more of.Ž The benefits of the triathlon solidify the work Mr. Cutt does at the center. I love my job, I feel like I make a dif-ference every single day when I go to work.Ž The Loggerhead Marine-life Center rescues and rehabilitates turtles. Although Mr. Cutt w ants to raise $2,500, he must defeat his boss, David McClymont, as the two are competing to see who can raise the most money and get the best time in the race. Mr. Cutt certainly has his work cut out for him. David and I are extremely competitive, and I think David has the advan-tage because hes done a lot of triath-lons before,Ž Mr. Cutt s aid, and then laughed. But Ill never tell him that.Ž While the two have devised a lighthearted competition, the cause theyre supporting isnt to be taken so lightly. Sea turtles are an indicator species in that theyve been around for so long,Ž Mr. Cutt s aid. Now that theyre endangered, it shows that theres some-thing wrong with our oceans.Ž Ms. Robb, who has been referred to as the First LadyŽ of triathlons, has competed in more triathlons in the last 15 years than she can remember, completing the Loggerhead Triathlon 13 times. I love it,Ž she said of competing. Doing the race is the fun part. You train really hard so you can have fun in the race, thats the icing on the cake. If youre participating, youre winning.Ž Last October, Ms. Robb was in a cycling accident during the Ironman Kona Triathlon in Hawaii, where she broke her pelvis. I have my moments when Im just not motivated,Ž she said. Theres noth-ing like a bike accident and breaking a bunch of bones to really make you lose motivation ƒ but its a healthy lifestyle; I like staying fit.Ž Its a great race whether youre racing or not,Ž she said, which is probably why she has been helping first-time triathletes train for the big day. People getting into the sport for the first time makes you want to keep doing it.Ž There are quite a few things that set the Loggerhead Triathlon apart from other races. Well, its a hometown race so its more fun. You see people you havent seen all year, so its like a big home-coming,Ž Ms. Robb said. The Florida scenery also draws people out to Carlin Park on race day. We get a lot of people from out of town because its such a nice race-course. Theres an ocean swim, and we live in such a beautiful place that people really enjoy doing the race,Ž Ms. Neve said. With such a diverse crowd (more than 30 percent arent from the area), out of townŽ can mean as far away as England. Theres a family who comes every year from London to start their vaca-tion,Ž Ms. Neve said. The whole fam-ily does the race as a relayƒtheir mom is their cheerleader.Ž Athletes of all ages compete „ the youngest in the years race is 11 and the oldest is 77. The average competitor is older than you would think,Ž Ms. Neve said, calculating the average age at 48. What with the popularity of the triathlon gaining momentum, more and more residents are becoming inter-ested in participating, another factor in the range of ages. Its definitely grown,Ž Ms. Neve said. Within the last couple of years, weve sold out sooner and sooner. This year, weve sold out in three weeks.Ž Providing an adequate amount of supplies for such a race takes not only a lot of time, but also a lot of equip-ment. The 120 volunteers help to administer the race, looking over com-petitors. Just keeping them hydrated will take 3,000 bottles of water. Logistically its well-run, we try our best to take care of the athletes and show that we appreciate them,Ž Ms. Neve said. The first-timers are always my favorite to watch cross the finish line, because theyve been training for months and theres such a sense of accomplishment.Ž In fact, everyone seems to strive for that feeling of achievement that theyve finished the race. As long as I gave 100 percent Im happy with my effort, whether I came in first or last,Ž Ms. Robb said. Mr. Cutt agrees. The satisfaction of completing would be great,Ž he said. Any opportunity to reach out to the public and let them know what we do.Ž Q TRIATHLONFrom page 1 NEVE CUTT SCOTT B. SMITH / FLORIDA WEEKLYParticipants in last year’s Loggerhead Triathlon plunge into the water for the 3/8-mile swimming portion of the event.


FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2011 NEWS A9 at Juno Beachs Loggerhead Marinelife Center, where he received surgeries and experimental treatments to close the wound and protect his organs. The treatments worked, and the Marinelife Center plans to release Andre back to the ocean at 10 a.m. Aug. 3. It was a miracle. At the time he came in there was about 3 pounds of sand in that cavity and it was completely contaminated,Ž says Dr. Nancy Mettee, veterinarian at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach. We had to remove all that and create some negative pres-sure to get his lung to inflate.Ž Andre „ named for Andre the Giant „ had sustained boat injuries about two weeks apart. He had a collapsed lung pneumonia and major damage to his shell. The first injury had even left his spine par-tially exposed. Caring for a turtle with such grave injuries required thinking outside the box. The Marinelife Center worked with Kinetic Concepts Inc. of Texas to use the companys V.A.C. wound therapy, a negative-pressure treatment commonly used on humans. The therapy promotes granulation „ generation of new tissue. It removes infectious material and swelling,Ž says Letizia Shaffer, an RN and clinical account manager with KCI who was involved with Andres treatment from the beginning. You basically have the best environment to promote healing.Ž But with humans and reptiles alike, medical teams need to have a way to seal the wound for the V.A.C. treat-ment to work. What was found was that he needed to be submerged in order to relieve pressure on his organs,Ž Ms. Shaf-fer says. When he was submerged because of his extreme and severe injuries, keeping a seal was a challenge. The way the plates of the carapace come together made it difficult to cre-ate a seal.Ž Enter silicon, as in whats used to seal bathtubs, showers and such. It conformed to the nuances of the shell and allowed a greater seal,Ž Ms. Shaffer says. And what about the tubing that V.A.C. requires to work? Doctors and technicians fitted a drill case with tubing and suspended it with a bungee cord over the tank so Andre could eat and move about his tank. Another KCI product, Strattice, helped to close Andres gaping wounds. Strattice, a porcine-derived product, generally is used in humans for breast reconstruction and repairing abdomi-nal wall defects and hernias. It had never before been used on an animal. As the shell grew, we wanted to ensure that the soft tissue was adher-ing to the shell,Ž Ms. Shaffer says. This product is going to be a part of him forever. The grafts took without issue. Weve been thinking outside the box. It has been an incredible working experience.Ž Dr. Mettee agrees.He actually had some spinal cord exposure in that area,Ž she says. With the Strattice application, he has this very tough scar tissueŽ to protect his organs. Its not as good as a carapace,Ž she warns, but without it, he might not have survived.A TURTLE WITH BRACES?And believe it or not, orthodontics played a role in the treatment of the toothless Andre. In February, Dr. Alberto Vargas „ orthodontist to humans „ and Dr. Mettee applied six orthodontic appli-ances to Andres shell. Four of the appliances „ called palate expand-ers „ were aimed at pulling the shell together and two were intended to push apart the shell and encourage growth. That gap should start to sl owly narrow down,Ž Dr. Mettee says. That process may never be complete and we may never knowŽ once Andre returns to the ocean. We actually helped to close the gap that he does have by 2 centimeters,Ž she says. The appliances were removed in May. Both women agree that Andre is special. From the beginning he has had the willŽ to survive, Dr. Mettee says, because a lot of turtles that came in in the condition that he did could have given up, but he never did.Ž And theres that disposition.Andre was different from almost any other turtle Ive met. Not that Ive met that many,Ž says Ms. Shaffer. He had such a gentle disposition.Ž Dr. Mettee sees too many turtles with injuries like Andres. We do see a significant number of turtles with injuries like this. Not all of them survive,Ž she says. A lot of them wash up on the beach.Ž Some injuries can be blunt trauma from the boat or from a propeller strike. The lucky ones strand alive,Ž says Dr. Mettee. Its rare to see one strand alive.Ž Dr. Mettee says she typically treats 50 to 100 injured sea turtles a year, but treated more than 150 in 2010. She has been busy this year, too, and has treat-ed 47 so far, the Marinelife Center says. Dr. Mettee says she will not watch Andre as he returns to the ocean because she hates to see him leave. Turtles are hit by boats every day, snagged in nets every day,Ž she says. We just dont ever stop worrying.Ž Ms. Shaffer will be on hand for his release. It was just amazing that we all came together and made it possible,Ž she says. It was humans that caused the problem but it was great to have been able to fix him.Ž Q TURTLEFrom page 1SHAFFER >> Andre will return to the ocean at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 3, weather and surf permitting, on the beach adjacent to the Loggerhead Marinelife Center, 14200 U.S. Highway One, Juno Beach. For information, call 627-8280 or log on to O in the know COURTESY PHOTODr. Nancy Mettee applies Strattice to help Andre’s soft tissue adhere to his shell.COURTESY PHOTODr. Alberto Vargas (left), Dr. Nancy Mettee and Loggerhead and Vargas associates use ortho-dontics to close the gaps in Andre’s shell.COURTESY PHOTOMelissa Ranly, the Marinelife Center’s hospi-tal coordinator, helps apply V.A.C. therapy to Andre’s shell. RACHEL HICKEY / FLORIDA WEEKLYRobyn Schmidt, veterinary extern, and Melissa Ranly, hospital coordinator at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center, help aim Ryker, a 76-pound sub-adult log-gerhead sea turtle, toward the water during its release back into the ocean on July 27. Ryker had stranded Jan. 17 just north of the inlet in Daytona Beach. At that time, Ryker weighed 58.3 pounds, was weak and covered in barnacles. It suffered from dehy-dration, malnutrition, anemia and a skin infection. Staff at the Log-gerhead Marinelife Center noted it had an old injury that may have come from a hook in his upper right jaw. A RECENT RELEASE


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The result: New guidelines for giving a series of vaccinations to initiate disease resistance in kittens and puppies, followed by fewer coreŽ vaccines at longer intervals for adult dogs and cats. The idea is that pets should get as many vaccines as they need but no more than that. The core vaccines protect against those diseases that are potentially more serious and that are everywhere that ani-mals can be exposed to even without direct contact. The non-core vaccines are deter-mined by the potential for exposure „ indoor cats, for example, have fewer risks. Because of the deadly threat of rabies to human health, vaccinations for this disease are handled differently. Rabies vaccination is regulated by law, and almost all states now recognize a three-year cycle as man-datory for dogs, and highly recommended for cats. (Local governments may have stricter requirements, including manda-tory rabies vaccinations for cats.)For those pet owners who think vaccinating at three-year intervals can be a money-saver: well, yes and no. What is likely the most important part of preventive care is a regular examination by a veterinarian „ twice a year is recommended by many veterinarians, who note that they dont want to diminish the value of preventive-care visits just because animals are not being vaccinated as often.In other words, whats the benefit of decreasing the risk of vaccinations if the benefits of catching other health problems early are ignored? Good preventive care that both saves money and prevents suf-fering and early death still requires seeing your veterinarian regularly. This remains true even if your pet doesnt have to see a needle on most of those visits. Q Theres one pet care routine as familiar to generations of dog and cat owners as daffodils in the spring: Yearly shots. But it may surprise many that these annual needlings are no longer necessary for most pets. The vaccinations that have prevented millions of deaths in cats, dogs and even people (in the case of rabies) are now governed by guidelines that stretch out the time between shots. Driven by a greater knowledge of potentially deadly reactions and the development of better vaccines with longer-term immunity, veterinary experts now recommend giving fewer vac-cines less often, and tailoring those shots to address the most likely risks faced by each individual dog and cat. For years, vaccinations were thought to be relatively innocuous,Ž notes my col-league Dr. Link Welborn, a Tampa board-certified specialist in dog and cat care who has headed the American Animal Hospital Associations task force on canine vaccina-tions. More vaccines was thought to be better than none. But theres no medica-tion that is not without potential for side effects. Vaccines are medications, and its important to think of them that way.Ž The changes were triggered by the realization that in some pets, the negative reac-tion to an annual shot wasnt a day of just not feeling right. In a small but significant number of cats, the problem was more deadly: cancer. That really was the impetus for the changes,Ž says Dr. Welborn. We were causing a life-threatening disease by vac-cinating. The potential for feline sarcomas raised the level of concern.ŽThe changes were controversial at first. Serious adverse vaccine reactions were rare, and some veterinarians argued that not having a reason to bring a pet in for the examinations that went with vaccinations would lead to suffering and even death from diseases if not caught early. Others believed that the changes „ and the reasons behind them „ would lead to confusion and fear in pet owners. 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WEEK OF JULY 28-AUG. 3, 2011 A11 Phyllis Kramer will be a guest speaker at the 31st International Conference on Jewish Geneal-ogy. Ms Kramer, a member of Jewish Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County, will discuss Online Research Techniques „ Mastering the Internet,Ž on August 14. The conference, sponsored by the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies, takes place in Washington D.C., August 14-19. It annually brings together 1,200 attendees from 17 countries. A resident of Palm Beach Gardens, Ms Kramer is an interna-tionally recognized educator and genealogist. She serves as vice president of education for Jew-ishGen, and is a member of the Advisory Board of JewishGen. Ms Kramer has created an online education program for more than 1,400 students at Jew-ishGen. She has taught geneal-ogy at Norwalk College, Savan-nah JCC, the Jewish Genealogical Society of Palm Beach Jewish County (JGSPBCI) and the Muse-um of Jewish Heritage in New York City. Until her retirement, she served as a business consul-tant for IBM. Q New Horizons Service Dogs Inc., a non-pr ofit organization that partners trained dogs with the disabled, needs a little help of its own. Four litters of puppies recently have been born and the kennel and areas where the pups and other service dogs live and are trained have no air-conditioning. New Horizons is launching a Cool the PupsŽ campaign to raise the $3,000 to $5,000 the agency needs to install air con-ditioning in the kennels, training areas and transportation van. To donate, visit the Cool The PupsŽ Facebook page or text PUPPY to 82257 to donate or visit the website at or call 547-8090. New Horizons Service Dogs was founded in 1994 and has served more than 200 clients. The majority of those were peo-ple with disabilities such as brain or spinal cord injuries, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, mul-tiple sclerosis and other diseases that result in severely limited mobility. New Horizons Service Dogs also have been placed with chil-dren and adults with autism, and veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder to provide emo-tional and social support. Q Gardens genealogist to speak at conferenceService dogs agency needs to cool pups

PAGE 12 FLORIDA WEEKLYA12 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2011 The phone call came in the middle of the night. Sharon, I dont feel right!ŽMom, whats wrong?ŽThe room is spinning and my heart is throbbing.Ž Sharons mother is well into her 80s, with declining health, so Sharon had no way of knowing how serious this was. And, unfortunately, her mother lives 40 minutes away. Mom, youd better call 911. Ill get dressed and meet you at the hospital.Ž Sharons husband was out of town on business. Her brother, Jeff, lives in Boston; her sister Nancy lives in L.A. So, once again, it would be up to Sharon to run when theres an emergency. As she sped down the turnpike, the fear took over. She adored her mother and refused to enter-tain the worst-case scenario. Sharon spent the night in the emergency room. First thing in the morn-ing, she called her office to cancel the days meetings. She next called Jeff, and then Nancy to report that their mother had been admitted to the hospital for observation. Although they asked all the right questions and seemed appropriately concerned, Sharon found herself getting more and more irritat ed. She m uttered to herself: How convenient! You get to call for an update. I have to find a way to take care of Mom AND manage to keep my job!Ž Sharon didnt think of herself as a particularly negative or bitter person. Why was she feeling so resentful? It was only when the situation stabilized and her mother was back home that Sharon was able to sort out her feelings. There wasnt anything she wouldnt do for her mother, but it galled her that her siblings seemed to expect that she would drop everything whenever a problem came up. She was further irked that they seemed to blithely go about their lives, planning vacations, and what not, without a seeming care in the world. What she found most distressing was not being able to predict when the calls would come. A planner by nature, Sha-ron would be thrown off-kilter when she had to shift gears to handle her mothers emergencies. It bothered her that her sib-lings either had no idea (or didnt choose to consider) that she found it overwhelm-ing to juggle their mothers needs while trying to manage her own very full plate. What we often discover in extendedfamily emergencies is that one person usually ends up shouldering the lions share of the demands. Even if the entire family lives in close proximity, we often find that one usually steps up to the plate to assume responsibilities, while another may find convenientŽ reasons to step aside. There are many South Floridians who are placed in this un-electedŽ position of becoming the family member who lives the closest to an aged relative and is therefore the one inevitably called upon to handle all the problems. Whether they have agreed to shoulder this responsibil-ity or not, they are often faced with the expectations by others that they will be the ones on call. Of course, the out-of-town relatives invariably say they would gladly help if they could, but, isnt it ter-rible? Theyre just too far away. To be fair, many out-of-state relatives are well intended, and sincerely wish to offer support. Sometimes, though, their efforts are inadequate or misunderstood. And, they may truly not know what to say or do to be of help. During emergencies, charged emotions and exhaustion may wreak havoc on civ-ilized discussions. Caregivers may not always put into words how overwhelmed they are nor will they know how to spe-cifically spell out what they need. They may not have the strength to be gracious when they receive a well-intended phone call from a relative because the conver-sation feels like one more chore on the to-do list. Even with the best of intentions, when people are filled with negative feelings toward their siblings, they are compro-mised in their ability to be helpful to their parents. Their emotional and physical reserves may be seriously depleted as well. Obviously, clear communication, directness and consider-ation should make a big differ-ence. However, lifelong hurts, jealousies and resentments among relatives may come storming back with a ven-geance if the parties do not pay close attention and take steps to head off hard feelings. Acknowledging each others efforts is usually greatly appreciated. In Sharons case, she discovered that her siblings would actually agree to assume some of the responsibili-ties; but not until she was quite specific and spelled out what she needed them to do. Nancy in L.A. could make doc-tor appointments for their mother by phone, just as easi-ly as Sharon could in Florida. Jeff was put in charge of arranging for the medical supply deliver-ies and scheduling the aides. At first she was resentful that they hadnt figured out on their own that there were indeed ways they could help long distance. It wasnt that Sharon wanted to undermine or cre-ate conflict with her siblings. It was, in fact, important to her that she maintain close ties. However, their willingness to take this on once she asked ultimately made a huge difference. She was espe-cially gratified when they took the time to thank her for all of her efforts. Adult children play a crucial role in helping aging parents. The emotional and physical demands are such that it takes a concerted effort on everyones part to work collaboratively and supportively to provide the necessary care. Q „ Linda Lipshutz, LCSW, ACSW, is a Linda Lipshutz, LCSW, ACSW is a psychotherapist serving individuals, couples and families. She holds degrees from Cornell and Columbia and completed post-graduate training at the Ackerman Institute for Marital and Family Therapy in Manhattan. She can be reached in her Palm Beach Gardens office at 630-2827, or online at HEALTHY LIVING p linda LIPSHUTZ O llipshutz@floridaweekly.comWhen care of elderly parent falls to one sibling, it’s time to talk With summer in full swing, it was with much anticipation I planned a short trip to head out of town and visit my son who is interning in a summer job in New York. My travel to the Big Apple used to be far more frequent in days past and I have always enjoyed the time there, the city clearly deserving of its reputation and its notoriety as one of the great urban centers of the world. Back then, if you were living and working within the nonprofit world in the South, New York was the epicenter of organized philanthropy nationally, most especially if your cause was associated with the great social movements of the 60s and 70s. Then, too, heading up North was also a function of where the money was. Organized philanthropy developed more slowly in the Southeast and the purposes for which it was available often very narr owly defined. That has changed. Over time, phi-lanthropy has evolved. It became less about charity as check writing and more about philanthropy exercising roles of leadership and its engagement in tough issues. Of these issues, the Southern U.S. had plenty. The region was a bellwether, long harbor-ing highest rates of poverty, lowest rates of education, with higher, devastating rates of job loss, underemployment and unemployment. With the exception of perhaps the Delta and Indian nations, the South and Appalachia together represented our nations worst economic inequality, a vast social and economic backwater of broken promises and failed dreams. If you were from the South or the Appalachians, you carried the taint of being third world in a first world nation. Time has passed and these regions have soldiered on. Think Ralph McGill and the new South, LBJ and the War on Poverty. The yawning deficits of past failures seem hardly tangible now. Economic populism put a new coat of paint on most everything if not an outright fix on the deterioration below. The Great Recession has roiled that surface and stirred up a resonance heralding back to an earlier history. This unwinding threatens to resurrect some of the worse artifacts of those turbulent days. How soon we forget, it seems. On that note, while in New York, I visited the Tribute World Trade Center Visitor Center that has been given a temporary home in the footprint of the bombing and collapse of the World Trade Center tow-ers. The gallery at the Center is run by the families of victims who died as a result of this horrific act of terrorism. The space is small and cramped and though its goals are deeply compelling, the physical space is entirely eclipsed by the construction on a grander and more ambitious scale right across the street. You can see rising into the skyline, from the 86th floor of the Empire State Building, this newest edifice to commerce emerging now at the World Trade Center site. The permanent memo-rial that is part of the plan remains deeply hidden in and under the shadows of the new buildings. It is stunning to think, as we approach the tenth anniversary of 9/11, the actual Tribute WTC Center is only as far as we have gotten in honoring and remember-ing those whose lives were taken and lost. Somehow, the architectural draw-ings dont quite fill the emptiness of that deferment. That said, the power should not be underestimated of what is offered and archived for those who visit the tem-porary Center. To visit there is to under-stand and share with others some sense of the terrible pain and suffering inflicted directly on so many. In a way, the Center has achieved a purpose that big archi-tecture is unnecessary to convey: what it means to l ove, be lov ed, and go on loving, standing on the precipice and peering into an abyss of loss, yet still finding the courage to go on living, hoping, and dreaming of a world without terror and hate. There are hundreds of photographs of those whose lives were lost that cover the walls of a room in the Memorial Center. They are snapshots from family albums given by their loved ones. The mural of faces is the face of the world, men, women and children, of every hue, color, national-ity, age, culture, ethnicity, religious faith, national dress, and sexual orientation. In all the present debates about who is an American, we would do well to remember that on that day, when the Earth stood still, our answer was We all are.Ž Q (The views expressed in this article are the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Community Foundation.) „ As one of Floridas largest community foundations, the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties advances quality of life, citizen engagement, and regional vitality through its promotion of philanthropy. It has been in existence for more than 35 years, with total assets of more than $130 million. Last year, the Foundation awarded more than $3.4 million in grants and led initiatives to address critical issues of common concern among our regions communities, including hunger, homelessness, affordable housing, and the conservation and protection of water resources. For more information see The day the Earth stood still p leslie LILLY President and CEO of the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties O s er i ous l y d ep l ete d as r communica a nd considere a bi g differi felon g hurts, resentments may come t h a vena rties do n tion an d d o ff hard e dging each sual ly great ly s h e d iscovngs would o assume p onsibili sh e was sp elled ee d e d y in o ct s y f a concerte d e ff ort o part to wor k co ll a b s upportivel y to n ecessar y care. „ Linda Lip ACSW, is a Lin LCSW, ACSW ther ap ist ser uals, couple lies. She h fr o a a e u F ap ha be her Ga rd 630-2 at pal lythera


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For information, call 627-8444 or see Q BUSINESS FLORIDA WEEKLY A GUIDE TO THE PALM BEACH COUNTY BUSINESS INDUSTRY WEEK OF JULY 28-AUG. 3, 2011 A15 Jupiter Utilities has been awarded the 2010 Safe Drinking Water Act Excel-lence Award from the U.S. Environmen-tal Protection Agency, Region 4. The award marks the fourth time the utility has received the recognition. Seven states comprise EPAs Southeast-ern U.S. region. Jupiters water system was also the recipient of the award in 1999, 2001 and 2008. We are especially proud to be recognized for the fourth time in the past 12 years for producing a product that meets and exceeds the EPAs high qual-ity standards,Ž said David L. Brown, director of utilities for the Town of Jupiter. It reinforces our commitment to safety and reliability in all of our operations.Ž The award will be presented to the Jupiter utility by the Florida Depart-ment of Environmental Protection, on behalf of the U.S. EPA. The criteria for the award includes continuous compliance with all federal and state drinking water standards and regulations; continuous system moni-toring results which reflect outstanding administrative management, operation and maintenance; and quality customer service. According to the EPA, the goals of the award are to recognize and award water systems that are demonstrating commitment to compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act through out-standing operations and maintenance practices; to heighten overall public awareness of the contributions of pub-lic water supplies for ensuring adequate and safe drinking water; and to encour-age public support for maintaining an exemplary status. The utility is capable of producing 30 million gallons a day of ultra-pure drinking water. It serves more than 80,000 people living in Jupiter, Juno Beach and unincorporated areas of Palm Beach and Martin Counties. The utilitys reverse osmosis program is one of the largest brackish water desalina-tion programs in the U.S., producing more than 70 percent of its current average daily supply by desalination. The utility recently implemented the nanofiltration treatment, which has replaced the older conventional lime softening water treatment facil-ity. Nanofiltration, like reverse osmosis, utilizes advanced membrane treat-ment technology to remove unde-sirable dissolved constituents from the groundwater. It is considered the ultimate barrier against virus and bac-teria that can be found in raw water. The nanofiltration process utilizes the fresh shallow aquifer as its supply. The reverse osmosis process utilizes brackish water from the deep Floridan Aquifer. For more information, see jupiter. Q Fantastic waterBusiness leaders Cayson, Williams presented with Blue Dove Awards STORE summer market to run through August Jupiter Utilities receives fourth EPA award for excellent drinking waterElizabeth LizŽ Cayson and Sean Williams received the 2011 Blue Dove Awards for leadership and community service. The Blue Dove Awards are presented by Hospice of Palm Beach County in conjunction with the Black Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County. Ms. Cayson is a community relations specialist at the Health Care District of Palm Beach County; Mr. Williams owns Williams Accounting Services in West Palm Beach. About 80 business and philanthropic leaders from the two organizations attended the luncheon, held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. In her keynote address, Jacqueline Lopez-Devine, chief clinical officer at Hospice of Palm Beach County, noted that Hospice of Palm Beach Countys mission reflects the values exemplified by the winners: The Blue Dove award honors individuals who maintain high personal and professional ethical stan-dards and who have made a positive difference in our community, resulting in long term and lasting changes for the public good.Ž For more than 16 years, Ms. Cayson has assisted residents through the development and implementation of community initiatives through the Health Care Districts programs and services. In 2010, she received a her-oism award from the Traffic Safety Committee of the Palm Beaches for her efforts in saving the life of an infant abandoned in a Belle Glade street. Mr. Williams, a certified professional accountant, was cited for his commit-ment to the Black Chamber, serving as membership chair and supporting its events committee in planning and coordinating events. He also founded and served as president of the Premier Youth Athletic Association where he organized fund-raising to support trav-eling basketball for area youth. For more information about Hospice of Palm Beach County, see or call 800-HOSPICE. Q SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY COURTESY PHOTOThe Jupiter Utilities has one of the largest reverse osmosis systems in the U.S. Shown here is the water utility’s control room .SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY COURTESY PHOTOLiz Cayson, Sean Williams received 2011 Blue Dove Awards.

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FLORIDA WEEKLY ARTS & ENTERTAINMENTA GUIDE TO THE PALM BEACH COUNTY ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE A21 WEEK OF JULY 28-AUG. 3, 2011The Palm Beach Zoo is a fantastic outdoor adventure. Its a place where you can follow along mysterious paths and see a different animal around each turn. Plus there are ducks, turtles and birds in and around almost every habi-tat. The first path off the main plaza leads to the flamingoes. Did you know that flamingoes get their pink color from the shrimp they eat? The Caribbean/Baha-mas and the U.S. are the only places you will definitely see flamingoes, but to be perfectly honest, while theyre pretty to look at, theyre not that interesting. The otters are, though! Playing, sliding and laughing in the water seem like a great way to spend your day. The next stop is the reptile house. Its filled with croaking frogs, hissing snakes, lizards and turtles. There are a couple of big snakes, but nothing that looks too scary or life threatening. You have to walk a little ways to see the alli-gators, which mostly just sit there. SHE IS WITTY AND QUICK. He is smart but dry.Add voices and instruments, combine them onstage and you have the makings of a musical blast. At least thats how pianist Daryl Sherman and bassist Jay Leonhart see it.We like to make it a little conversational, intimate,Ž Ms. Sherman says. We have a list and weve worked before a lot, so we know each others moods. Its interactive.Ž Mr. Leonhart agrees.I was the first bass player that she used. And she was highly touted. And we have been working together ever since,Ž he says. Every year we have some gig or some series of gigs, and just recently weve started to team up as a duo and we have a lot of fun and love working together.Ž It’s all happening at the Palm Beach ZooDaryl Sherman and Jay Leonhart combine melody and rhythm for a cabaret showDUO X Jay Leonhart brings his bass and dry humor, and Daryl Sherman her big-band voice, wit and piano-playing to the Royal Room at The Colony. PHOTO BY MELODY BELLA zookeeper waters kangaroos on a warm day at the Palm Beach Zoo.SEE ZOO, A24 X DynamicBY SCOTT SIMMONSssimmons@” SEE DUO, A24 X COUR TESY PHOTOSBY MELODY BELLSpecial to Florida Weekly

PAGE 22 FLORIDA WEEKLYA22 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2011 Besides the usual offers for old furniture and free kittens, the online clas-sifieds megasite craigslist has a host of surprising gems. There are romance ads for every taste „Skinny Girlfriend WantedŽ and Any Big Beautiful Women Out There?Ž „ and missed connec-tions that ask more questions than they answer ( Cute guy w ho gave me a ride on Immokalee RoadŽ). The most memorable craigslist reading comes from the sites Best OfŽ collection, a sort of greatest hits of the most hilarious, heartbreaking and sometimes depraved ads. The one currently swimming in my brain is called Bus boyfriendƒ I want to smell you again.Ž Its an ode to a brief encounter, a lamentation for a missed chance at love. We only rode the bus together three times,Ž the poster writes. The second I saw you, I smiled brightly, because you looked so nice.Ž She says the man returned her bright greeting. I didnt make conversation. I just smelled you the whole way downtownƒ Was it soap? Laundry detergent? A particularly won-derful brand of fabric softener and/or dryer sheet?Ž The next week, the same man took a seat next to her. There were dozens of Beach jogging boyfriend, where have you gone? SANDY DAYS, SALTY NIGHTS artis HENDERSON O “...Bus Boyfriend, where have you gone?... You were my bus sachet… You made transportation tolerable...”empty seats on the bus, but you chose to sit down next to me. I blushed. You blushed. You smelled even better.Ž As often happens with craigslist posts, the two were never destined for a happy ending. The last Wednesday I saw you, I noticed you too late,Ž the poster says. The two sat apart, and the writer never saw him again. Bus Boyfriend, where have you gone?Ž she laments. You were my bus sachetƒ You made transportation tolerable.Ž I thought of the post this past week as I went for my evening beach walk. Im a focused walker; eyes down, I dont take in the scenery or greet others out for a stroll. But for a brief peri-od „ a week at most „ I spotted a jogger who pulled me out of my moving meditating. He was older, fit, with silvered hair and a toned body. He looked like a senator. I caught him watch-ing me the first time we passed. I raised my eyes, scanning the beach, and inadvertently found him staring. He looked away quickly. The next evening, at nearly the same spot on the beach, our paths crossed again. This time I looked up, boldly, but he kept his eyes on the ground. He was there again the next night. I looked straight ahead, burned by my previous evenings attempt at friend-liness. Did he look at me? I glanced from the corners of my eyes as he passed and found his eyes on mine. He smiled. s s t e d n c y n e  s y n t e f d e d e n  t u p? n o r a of saw him ag ain. Bus Bo yf riend, where h ave y ou g one?Ž s h e l aments. You were my bus sachetƒ You made transportation to le ra bl e. Ž I thou g ht of the post this past week a s I went for my evenin g beach walk. Im a f ocused walker; e y es down, I dont t ake in the scenery or greet others out f o r a s tr o ll Bu t fo r a brief period „ a w ee k at m ost „ I s p otte d a jogger who pulled me o ut o f my moving meditating. He was older, fit, with silvered h air an d a tone d b o dy He l oo k ed l i k e a senator. I cau gh t h im watc hing me the f irst time we passed. I r aised m y ey es, scanni ng the beach, a nd inadvertentl y found him starin g. H e l oo k e d awa y qu ic kl y. T h e next evenin g, a t nearl y the same spot on the beach, our But then I went out of town for a few days and missed my usual walk. I looked for him when I came home, but he hasnt reappeared. I imagine him now back in his real abode „ Connecticut, perhaps, or Massachusetts, some well-heeled New England state „ and I wonder if he ever thinks about South Florida, about our miles of beautiful beaches, perfect for walking or jogging at sunset. Q


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PAGE 24 FLORIDA WEEKLYA24 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2011 Fun seems to be the operative here.My father was a jazz trombonist and I was kind of spoon-fed the great stan-dards in our household,Ž Ms. Sherman says. We had mostly brass players to listen to. He also encouraged me to listen to Ella and theres nothing like hearing a 5-year-old scat singer.Ž And that led to her singing with authority works by such composers as Johnny Mercer, Cole Porter and the Gershwins, as well as her own songs. Ms. Sherman also was the singer with Artie Shaws orchestra „ though not the original version,Ž she is quick to remind an interviewer. And singing with that orchestra was nothing like performing a solo show. Being a band singer is sitting there waiting and waiting and waiting,Ž she says. The singer was there for sweet-ening. They would modulate and go into the key to the singer and you know when to get up from your chair and saunter over to your microphone.Ž And the worst part?When you finish, the song continues. And I call it walking backwards,Ž she says. You walk backwards and sit down in your chair again. That took a lot of skill. I had to practice. I dont generally fall when Im seated at the piano.Ž Singing with Mr. Shaw and working with Mr. Coleman were great experi-ences. Shes quite the expert on an awful lot of music,Ž Mr. Leonhart says. When Ms. Sherman moved to New York from her hometown of Woon-socket, R.I., she sought out songwriter Cy Coleman. He had been a friend of her fathers when they performed at resorts in the Catskills. Now he was a big-name Broadway composer with such songs as Witch-craftŽ and The Best Is Yet to ComeŽ and such shows as Sweet CharityŽ under his belt. I went up there and sang and played for him,Ž Ms. Sherman says. Actually sang a couple of originals. He was very kind and took me out to lunch.Ž She became a regular visitor to Mr. Colemans office. I asked him to recommend some musicians,Ž she remembers. And the first name: Jay Leonhart.ŽA FAMILY TRADITIONIn a way, Mr. Leonhart was a natural. Both of his parents and all five of his siblings played piano. And he and his brother Bill made names for them-selves picking banjos. By their early teens, the brothers were television stars in their home-town of Baltimore and were touring the country playing the banjo. And when Mr. Leonhart was 14, he began playing bass with The Pier Five Dixieland Jazz Band in Baltimore. That led to a career in which he first played for such jazz, singing and big-band greats as Thad Jones, Mel Lewis, Tony Bennett, Marian McPartland and Jim Hall. He also has performed with everyone from James Taylor to Ozzy Osbourne to Queen Latifah. Between 1975 and 1995 he was named The Most Valuable Bassist in the recording industry three times by the National Association of Recording Arts and Sci-ences. Mr. Leonhart doesnt play banjo anymore „ the tiny metal strings tend to cut through the bass callusesŽ on his fingers, he says. He also performed with Judy Garland, not that he noticed at first. Youre so intent on playing the music correctly and letting the people who hired you know they made a good hireŽ that you dont focus on the singer, Mr. Leonhart says. If you stop to listen you may miss the music. The fact that Judy Garland is up there sing-ing doesnt make a difference until you know the music.Ž Mr. Leonhart does focus on the singer when another lady of song, his wife, Donna, is on stage. She has an album under her belt and had the wit to record such tunes as If I Only Had a Brain.Ž And his son Michael and daughter Carolyn both perform with Steely Dan. In fact, family led Mr. Leonhart to turn down a gig of recording standards with Rod Stewart. Why?I had a gig with my daughter,Ž he says. Its nice to be able to choose sessions that mean something to him. Id rather the quality of what Im doing count,Ž he says. Its fun. Id rather do that than be associated with stuff „ just commercial stuff.Ž Which brings him to working with Ms. Sherman.WORKING RELATIONSHIPWorking with Daryl is fun. Its musically very valid. You feel like youre presenting something thats very valid,Ž he says. Harmonically mean-ingful something solid melodically and a lyric that really says something.Ž Ms. Sherman says she feels much the same. First of all, he is a great bass player, he can sing and he appreciates great lyrics,Ž she says. She praises Mr. Leonharts songwriting efforts and jokes about her own. Jay is more of a songwriter than I am,Ž she says. I write when someone breaks up with me.Ž So what are those songs like?The show will have pathos,Ž she says with a giggle. And I might do that song that I mention about the briefest relationship in which a man runs off with my pocketbook.Ž But the show really is about making music among friends. And there are those standards.Theres a million mediocre love songs, so why bother,Ž Mr. Leonhart says. A few from the past really stand out, so why not do them? If youre going to do original material, try to make it meaningful.Ž Says Ms. Sherman: There is no dearth of people who respond to this music. This little hermitically sealed bottle of our art and culture is our sav-ing grace.Ž Q DUOFrom page 21 >> Daryl Sherman and Jay Leonhart perform cabaret show Aug. 5-6 and Aug. 12-13, The Colony’s Royal Room, 155 Hammon Ave., Palm Beach. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and show starts around 8 p.m. Cost: $110 for dinner and show; $70 for show only. 659-8100. O in the know Theres a white alligator that was so still I thought it was a 600-pound statue! Reptiles are cool and excitingƒ I just wish there were more of them. Exotic birds are just around the bend. Eagles, owls, vultures and macaws are some of the most breathtaking creatures at the zoo. The macaws will even talk to you! The peacocks are so beautiful and will follow you if they think you have any food at all with you. The vultures and owls just tried to stare me down. I got a little nervous because vultures, unlike other birds, have a very keen sense of smell. We spoke with Ashley Henderson, who was cleaning the bird habitat. She said the area is cleaned with a 10 percent bleach solution twice a week to control mold and bacteria contamination. According to Ashley, when you have 46 birds and chicks, they poop a LOT!Ž One of the really fun shows at the zoo is Wings Over Water,Ž where Zoo staffers Melissa and Sarah introduced the audience to different birds from a platform over Baker Lake. I learned a lot of interesting things, but some of them were kind of sad. For example, did you know that half of the Harris Hawk population dies from electrocution from sitting on power lines? Other informa-tion was more positive: the Roseate Spoonbill (which, like flamingoes, gets its color from its diet of shrimp) has come back from near-extinction levels in the 1910s, brought on by hunters capturing them for their pink feathers. Birds are so amazing that sometimes I wish I could be one. The restaurant/ concession stand wouldve made for a nice break, but we didnt stop on this visit. My friends say the food is pretty good, though. After the birds, and a quick trip through the b utterfly ga rden, you may get a sudden craving for bananas, because here come the monkeys! There are many kinds of monkeys at the zoo, including capu-chins, spider monkeys, Goeldis monkeys and black howler monkeys (one of the loudest animals in the world!). Then on to their relatives, the ring-tailed and red-bellied lemurs, golden lion tamarins and a two-toed sloth. Theres a really cool area with replicas of ancient Mayan ruins. One interesting piece of information I learned there is that animal footprints are called pug-marks, from the Hindi word for foot.Ž Moving on, we came to some animals that you just dont hear about very often: a giant anteater and a Patagonian cavy. Next we blast on over to the mammals: lions, tigers, ocelots, koalas, kangaroos, fennec fox and yellow-footed rock wal-laby. The lion and tiger are just breathtak-ingƒ so sleek and powerful, even when theyre sleeping! And the jaguar, too, famous for its speed and spots. I learned, among other things, that a kangaroos kick is so strong it can be fatal, and that deer are excellent swimmers. Rounding the final corner, we came upon the Komodo dragon, which eats up to 80 percent of its body weight in a single feeding. No wonder it looked so tiredƒ and so were we. I was sweaty and my feet were sore, but two hours had gone by and Id hardly noticed! If wed had more time, I definitely wouldve cooled off in the fountain and taken a ride on the carousel. Maybe next time. Theres lots to see and do at the zoo, just remember to bring your sunscreen and bug spray. Have fun! Q „ Melody Bell is a middle-school student in Palm Beach County and an aspiring talk-show host. In a series of occasional stories for Florida Weekly she will give the kids-eye assessment of various places to go and things to do.ZOOFrom page 21 COURTESY PHOTOJay Leonhart and Daryl Sherman say they hope to bring fun to the show at the Royal Room.


FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT A25 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO Thursday, July 28 Q Story time session at the Loxahatchee River Center – 9:30 a.m. Thursdays, Burt Reynolds Park, 805 N. U.S. 1, Jupiter. Call 743-7123 or visit Q Mommy & Me – Family-friendly activities for mommies, daddies and little ones 11 a.m.-1 p.m. the last Wednesday of the month. Next session: July 28, Down-town at the Gardens Carousel Courtyard, 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Drive, Palm Beach Gardens; 318-5358. Q Mos’Art Theatre – Screenings of Winter in Wartime,Ž 4:50 p.m. and Page One: A Year Inside The New York Times,Ž 7 p.m. July 28. Tickets: $8. 700 Park Ave., Lake Park; 337-6763. Q Sailfish Marina Sunset Celebration – Shop for arts and crafts made by artists from around the country, 6 p.m. July 28, Sailfish Marina, east of the Intrac-oastal, just south of Blue Heron Boulevard, Palm Beach Shores; 842-8449. Q Teri Catlin – Teri Catlin is a singer/ songwriter in the rock/R&B tradition. She guitar, bass guitar, piano, violin and drums..Show begins at 8:30 p.m. July 28, at the Bamboo Room, 25 S. J St., Lake Worth. Tickets: $5; 585-BLUES. Friday, July 29 Q Coaching the Mature Driver – 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 29, North County Senior Center, 5217 Northlake Boulevard, Palm Beach Gardens; 845-8233. Q Mos’Art Theatre – Screenings of The Over the Hill Band,Ž Hooray for HollywoodŽ and The Greatest Movie Ever Sold,Ž various times July 29-Aug. 4. Open-ing night tickets: $6. General admission: $8. 700 Park Ave., Lake Park; 337-6763. Q “Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp” – The Village Players present the show, adapted by Jack Neary, at 8 p.m. July 2930 and at 2:30 p.m. July 31 at The North Palm Beach Community Center, 1200 Prosperity Farms Road, North Palm Beach. Tickets: $8, available at the door; 641-1707 or Q Safari Nights – 5:30-9 p.m. Fridays through Oct. 28, Palm Beach Zoo. Bird show, tiger talk and training session with Rimba, Wild Things Stage Show, Jaguar Talk and Training, carnivores and interac-tive fountain show. Member admission: adults, $6.95; children 12 and under, free. Non-member admission: adults, $11.95; children 3-12, $6.95; children 2 and under, free; 547-9453. Q Downtown’s Weekend Kickoff – Singers perform 6-10 p.m. Fridays. July 29: Big Brass Machine. Downtown at the Gar-dens Centre Court, 11701 Lake Victoria Gar-dens Drive, Palm Beach Gardens; 340-1600. Q Jeff Harnar – An award-winning cabaret, concert and recording artist, Mr. Harnar appeared at Carnegie Hall in both the Cole Porter and Noel Coward centen-nial galas. He plays a cabaret show July 29-30, The Colonys Royal Room, 155 Ham-mon Ave., Palm Beach. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and show starts around 8 p.m. Cost: $110 for dinner and show; $70 for show only. 659-8100. Q The Palm Beach Chamber Music Festival – Will be presented at three venues. Friday performances are at 8 p.m. July 29 at Helen K. Persson Recit-al Hall, Palm Beach Atlantic University, 326 Acacia Road, West Palm Beach. Sat-Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at Florida Atlantic University, Sensory Biology of Sharks: Ocean Exploration and Deep-Sea Research.Ž Light refreshments will be served; all ages are welcome. Con-tact Evan Orellana at or 627-8280, Ext. 119. Q Kings of Leon – 7 p.m. Aug. 3, Cruzan Amphitheatre, South Florida Fair-grounds, suburban West Palm Beach. Tick-ets: $39.50-$70.50; Ongoing events Q Turtle Walks – Guided walks offer the opportunity to see loggerheads nesting, 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, through July 30, Loggerhead Marinelife Center, 14200 U.S. Highway 1, Juno Beach. Tickets are $10 for members of Logger-head Marinelife Center and $15 for non-members. Pre-registration is required; 627-8280. Q “Chicago, The Musical” – The sharp-edged show, set in Roaring 20s Chicago is performed through July 31 at the Lake Worth Playhouse, 713 Lake Ave., downtown Lake Worth. Tickets: $26-$32; 586.6410 or Q “Five Thousand Years on the Loxahatchee” – Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armours Way, Jupiter, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Sunday. 747-8380, Ext. 101; Q Flagler Museum – Museum is housed in Henry Flaglers 1902 beaux-arts mansion, Whitehall. The museum is at 1 Whitehall Way, Palm Beach. Tickets: free for members; $18 adults, $10 youth (13-18 years) accompanied by adult; $3 child (6-12 years) accompanied by adult; and free for children under 6. 655-2833. Q “Tropical Images” – FAU Jupiters Art in the Atrium program is host-ing an exhibit by the North County Art Association. The special exhibition, Tropical Images,Ž features a collabora-tion of resident artists. The SR Atrium is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. The free exhibi-tion runs through Aug. 1, at the Student Resource (SR) building, at FAUs John D. MacArthur Campus, 5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter; 799-8105. Q GardensArt – Creative Focus,Ž photography and digital art by Melinda Moore, through Aug. 25, Palm Beach Gar-dens City Hall Lobby, 10500 N. Military Trail. Free; 630-1100. Q Lighthouse ArtCenter – Next Wave,Ž through Sept. 1. On Grandpops Lap: Bringing the Art of Storytelling and Children Together,Ž Through Sept. 1. Museum is at Gallery Square North, 373 Tequesta Drive, Tequesta. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. Cost: Members free, $10 non-members ages 12 and up. Free admis-sion Saturdays; 746-3101 or Q Palm Beach Photographic Centre – Through Aug. 20: The 15th annual INFOCUS Juried ShowŽ that will spotlight the work of student members, and Picture My World,Ž showcasing photos and writings by local disadvan-taged children. The Photographic Centre is at 415 Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 253-2600.„ Please send listings for the calendar to and performances are at 8 p.m. July 30 at Eissey Campus Theatre, Palm Beach State College, 3160 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens.Sunday perfor-mances are at 2 p.m. July 31 at the Crest Theater, Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., downtown Delray Beach. Tickets: $25; (800) 330-6874 or visit Q “Honk, Jr.” – The students of the Maltz Jupiter Theatres Con-servatory of Performing Arts present the musical at 6:30 p.m. July 29-30 at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre, 1001 E. Indiantown Road, Jupiter. Tickets: $20 adults, $15 children; 575-2223. Q The Honey Island Swamp Band – The group performs countryinfected rock music dosed in funked-up swampy bayou water. Show starts at 9 p.m. July 29, the Bamboo Room, 25 S. J St., Lake Worth. Tickets: $18; visit or call 585-BLUE. Saturday, July 30 Q Summer Green Market – 8 a.m.-1 p.m. each Saturday in July at STORE Self Storage, 11010 N. Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens; 627-8444. Q Reading of “On Grandpop’s Lap” – Author Cathy Helowicz will read from her book in conjunction with the exhibition On Grandpops Lap: Bring-ing the Art of Storytelling and Children Together,Ž 10:30 a.m. July 30, Lighthouse ArtCenter, Gallery Square North, 373 Tequesta Drive, Tequesta. Free, but res-ervations are required. (561) 746-3101 or Q Glee Club – 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays through Aug. 13, MosArt Theatre, 700 Park Ave., Lake Park; 707-5677. Q Kids Story Time – 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, Loggerhead Marinelife Center, 14200 U.S. 1, Juno Beach. Free; Q Celebrate Saturdays at Downtown – Singers perform 6-10 p.m. Saturdays. July 30: Datura Street Band. Downtown at the Gardens Centre Court, 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Drive, Palm Beach Gardens; 340-1600. Q Van’s Warped Tour – 11:30 a.m. July 30, Cruzan Amphitheatre, South Florida Fairgrounds, suburban West Palm Beach. Tickets: $44.05; Q Big Poppa E – Composer, multiinstrumentalist and vocalist Big Poppa E is a prominent and influential figure in the late 20th-century blues and roots music. Though his career began more than four decades ago with American jazz, he has broadened his artistic scope over the years to include music represent-ing many varied genres. Poppa possesses deeply soulful vocals and a repertoire that stretches from vintage blues by Robert Johnson and Willie Dixon to soul classics by Bill Withers. 9 p.m. July 30, the Bamboo Room, 25 S. J St., Lake Worth. Tickets: $10; or 585-BLUE. Monday, August 1 Q Learn to Let Go of Clutter – Six-week class at Palm Beach Gardens High School, Holly Drive, Palm Beach Gardens, 6-7 p.m. Mondays through Aug. 1. Cost is $28; 236-4298 or Tuesday, August 2 Q Create the Life You Love – Based on the book, The Artists Way,Ž this class transforms negative self-talk, procras-tination, perfectionism and fear into the life that you have always dreamed of having. Classes will be held 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tues-days, through Aug. 23 at MosArt Theatre 701 Park Ave., Lake Park. Cost is $85. Con-tact Kathy Andio at 236-4298 or Q Lil’ Wayne – With guests Rick Ross, Keri Hilson, Far East Movement and Lloyd, 7 p.m. Aug. 2, Cruzan Amphithe-atre, South Florida Fairgrounds, suburban West Palm Beach. Tickets: $38.75-$171.75; Wednesday, August 3 Q Zumba class – 7:15-8:15 p.m. Tuesdays and 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Burns Road Recreation Center, 4404 Burns Road, Palm Beach Gardens. Drop-in fee, $12; resident discount, $10. 630-1100 or Q “Break Up Support Group” – 10 a.m. Wednesdays, various locations in Palm Beach Gardens. Sponsored by The Counseling Group, which provides free Christian counseling, classes and support groups; 624-4358. Q Hatchling Tales – 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Loggerhead Marinelife Center, 14200 U.S. 1, Juno Beach. Free; Q Free Summer Science Lecture Series – 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 24, Loggerhead Marinelife Center, 14200 U.S. Highway 1, Juno Beach. Aug. 3: Marc Komlos, biologist, South Flor-ida Water Management District, Giant Constrictor Snakes in South Florida: Examining Exotic Invasive PythonsŽ; Aug. 10: Dr. Nancy Mettee, staff veterinarian, Loggerhead Marinelife Center, A Look at Sea Turtles and the Fibropapilloma VirusŽ; and Aug. 17: Dr. Mikki McComb-Kobza, H a B D w t l Q Q C g e Q Q o n t C T h m 6 Q Q s C t Singer Jeff Harnar performs a cabaret show July 29-30 at The Colony’s Royal Room in Palm Beach. COURTESY PHOTO


FLORIDA WEEKLYA26 WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2011 DONT W AIT! 30% to 50%Luxury Comfort Footwear In the Gardens Square ShoppesMilitary Trail and PGA Boulevard, Palm Beach Gardens x£‡x‡££U…œi>'>Vœ“ OPEN 10-6 MONDAY THRU SATURDAY SHOE SPA SALE Naot U Born U Donald Pliner U /U"i U Salpy Thierry Rabotin U Paul Mayer U Ugg U Arche U Rieker Icon U BeautiFeel U Kork-Ease U and many more Lets get this out of the way: The only thing Friends With BenefitsŽ and Natalie Portmans No Strings AttachedŽ have in common is that theyre both romantic comedies about friendships with casual sex. In terms of supporting characters, plot details and, yes, success as a movie, the two are notably different. No Strings AttachedŽ is a better, funnier film, where-as Friends With BenefitsŽ has some amusing moments before getting weighed down with a serious tone. Fresh off a breakup, Dylan (Justin Timberlake) flies from L.A. to New York City for a job interview. At the airport hes greet-ed by the smokin hot Jamie (Mila Kunis), the corporate headhunter who got him the interview. They immediately hit it off.Im going to change your life,Ž she tells him in the years most obvious line-with-a-double-meaning, and indeed she does. She sells him on NYC, he takes the job and a beautiful, platonic friendship is born. All is well until they watch a tacky romantic comedy together and ask why relationships have to be so complicated. (Short answer: Because they are!) They then swear on an iPad Bible that theyll have no relationship, no emotions, just sexŽ and vow to remain friends no matter what. Yeah, right. Director Will Glucks (Easy AŽ) film is at its best when Dylan and Jamie are trad-ing barbs and hooking up; their chemistry feels real, and there are good laughs to enjoy. Mr. Timberlake holds the screen adequately as a co-lead, but hes also helped greatly by Ms. Kunis presence, timing and experience. His future as an actor remains bright but unproven. If the story stayed focused on comedy, Mr. Timberlake wouldve been better off; unfortunately, however, Dylan and Jamies inevitable fight nearly turns the film into a Nicholas Sparks (Dear JohnŽ) drama. It gets so heavy that we stop laughing and start rolling our eyes waiting, begging for it to end. Aside from the love/hate relationship drama, which we expect, theres also mental illness and dysfunctional family drama, which we neither expect nor want. Jamies mom (Patricia Clarkson) is an unreliable floozy who doesnt know who Jamies father is; Dylan fathers (Richard Jenkins) has Alzheimers, while his sister (Jenna Elfman) is a single parent to young Sam (Nolan Gould). Where did all the laughs go? Worse, not all of the comedy connects.Mr. Timberlake singing Kris Kross 1992 hit JumpŽ is no doubt funnier on paper than in execution, as is having Olympic snowboard gold medalist Shaun White in a cameo in which hes a jerk to Dylan. Ha! That Shaun White is cool for making fun of himself,Ž were supposed to say. But we really just feel sorry for him. Friends With BenefitsŽ tries to make fun of rom-com conventions and then subvert them while ending up in the same place that all rom-coms end up. Its a nice idea, but when you veer too far off course, everything is bound to crumble. And it does. Q „ Dan Hudak is the chairman of the Florida Film Critics Circle and a nationally syndicated film critic. You can e-mail him at and read more of his work at Trip ++ (Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, Claire Keelan) British comedians Steven Coogan and Rob Brydon play versions of themselves in this road comedy as they tour restaurants in northern Britain. The first time we hear their dueling impressions of Michael Caine and Sean Connery, its funny; by the fourth time its old, and the rest of the films dry British wit doesnt always translate. Not Rated: Adult language and situations.A Better Life +++ (Demian Bichir, Jose Julian, Bobby Soto) A gardener (Mr. Bichir) in L.A. buys a truck he cant afford in hopes of fulfilling the American dream and providing a bet-ter life for his son (Mr. Julian), but things dont go as planned. Strong performances from Mr. Bichir and Mr. Julian highlight this emotional drama thats occasionally heavy-handed but ultimately effective. Rated PG-13.Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 +++ (Daniel Radcliffe, Ralph Fiennes, Alan Rickman) Harry (Mr. Radcliffe), Ron (Rupert Grint) and Hermione (Emma Wat-son) try to find the remaining Horcruxes and kill Voldemort (Mr. Fiennes) in the franchises eighth and final film. Its a fit-ting, rousing, emotional finale to whats been a truly remarkable written and cin-ematic franchise. Kudos to the filmmak-ers for ending on such a high note. Rated PG-13. Q LATEST FILMS CAPSULES ‘Friends With Benefits’ REVIEWED BY DAN ............ ++ Is it worth $10? No >> Justin Timberlake was a member of the boy band ’N Sync; the band’s third album was called No Strings Attached. in the know dan HUDAK O


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PAGE 28 FLORIDA WEEKLYA28 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2011 W SEE ANSWERS, A27W SEE ANSWERS, A272011 King Features Synd., Inc. World rights reserved. 2011 King Features Synd., Inc. World rights reserved.FLORIDA WEEKLY PUZZLES HOROSCOPES WAYNES WORLD By Linda Thistle Q LEO (July 23 to August 22) The Big Cat needs to be wary of what appears to be a golden invest-ment opportunity. That sure thingŽ could turn out to be nothing more than a sack of Kitty Glitter. Q VIRGO (August 23 to September 2 2) You give of yourself generously to help others, but right now you must allow people to help you. Confide your problems to family and trusted friends. Q LIBRA (September 23 to October 2 2) Relationships benefit from a strong harmonious aspect. Things go more smoothly at work. Someone you thought youd never see again asks for a reconciliation. Q SCORPIO (October 23 to N o vember 2) A minor distraction interferes with travel plans, but the delay is temporary. Meanwhile, expect to play peacemaker once again for feuding family members. Q SAGITTARIUS (November 22 t o Dec ember 21) Keep that positive momentum going on the home front. Arrange your schedule to spend more time with your family. Youll soon have news about that job change. Q CAPRICORN (December 22 t o J anuary 19) Control that possessive tendency that sometimes goads you into an unnecessary display of jealousy. You could be creating prob-lems where none currently exist. Q AQUARIUS (January 20 to F e bruary 18) A new project holds some challenges you hadnt expect-ed. But dont be discouraged; youll find youre more prepared to deal with them than you realized. Q PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Y our s is the sign of the celestial Chemist, so dont be surprised if you experience a pleasant chemistryŽ betwixt yourself and that new Leo in your life. Q ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A mor e harmonious aspect favors all relationships. Family ties with mates and children are strengthened. Libra is Cupids choice to win the amorous Aries heart. Q TAURUS (April 30 to May 20) T he bold Bull is ready to take on fresh challenges. Expect some opposition as you plow new ground „ but supporters will outnumber detractors. Q GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) An upc oming job change could mean uprooting your family to a far-distant location. Weigh all considerations carefully before making a decision one way or the other. Q CANCER (June 21 to July 22) A long -standing problem is resolved by a mutually agreed upon compro-mise. You can now focus on getting the facts youll need for a decision youll soon be asked to make. Q BORN THIS WEEK: Y ou enjoy being fussed over, as befits your royalŽ Leonine nature. You also have a strong loyalty to family and friends. +++ Place a number in the empty boxes in such a way that each row across, each column down and each small 9-box square contains all of the numbers from one to nine. + Moderate ++ Challenging +++ ExpertPuzzle Difficulty this week: Start the New Year on a High Note!,œ…>…>>ˆ-ii“Li"nqU9œ“ˆ'ˆ"VœLiqnExperience the High Holidays on a whole new level this year with radio show host Rabbi Dovid Vigler and services infused with joy, laughter and inspiration. Services held at the Palm Beach Gardens Marriott at 4000 RCA Blvd.U'ˆ`*œ}>“Ur}ˆ…r>>œ-iˆViUiˆiœˆ`>-i>`U œi“Li…ˆ ii`i`Enjoy the warm and welcoming atmosphere ofChabad in Palm Beach Gardens.Visit or call 561-6CHABAD (624-2223) for more information or to reserve your seat. Tune into the Schmooze Weekly Jewish Radio ShowSundays 9-10am on Seaview Radio 960 AM 95.9 FM 106.9 FMProudly presented by Youth Extension Solutions, Kosher MarketPlace, Compass Insurance Services, Rosenthal Capital Management 20% OFFPROGRAM FEENew clients onlySuccessful Weight Loss Center 0'!"OULEVARDs3UITE 0ALM"EACH'ARDENSsrWith this coupon. Not valid with other offers or prior purchases. Offer expires 9-1-11. FREEENROLLMENT FEE($135 value) New clients onlySuccessful Weight Loss Center 0'!"OULEVARDs3UITE 0ALM"EACH'ARDENSsrWith this coupon. Not valid with other offers or prior purchases. Offer expires 9-1-11. 050;0(3*65:<3;(;065-9,, Successful Weight Loss Center provides a comprehensive medically supervised weight management program usingthe most extensively researched weight management program available in the United States. Programs such as MD Fast, LCD Controlled Carb, VLCD Low Carb and… -9,, BODY COMPOSITION ANALYSIS Call for your appointment today! Successful Weight Loss Center 0'!"LVD3TE Palm Beach Gardens 249-3770 The “Original” HCG Diet


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FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT A31 CG Burgers & Coal Fired Pizza>> Hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. daily >> Reservations: Not necessary >> Credit cards: Major cards accepted >> Price range: Burgers, $3.95-$9.50; sandwiches, $3.50-$8; sides, $2.50-$4.50; pizzas, $10-$13; wings, $8-$14; salads, $3.95-$9.95>> Beverages: Fountain drinks, draft and bottled beers, wine>> Seating: Booths, tables, bar and outdoor seating>> Specialties of the house: Burgers and pizzas>> Volume: A healthy din >> Parking: Free lotRatings:Food: ++ + + Service: ++ + Atmosphere: ++ + 2000 PGA Blvd, Suite 5502, Palm Beach Gardens 275-2185 +++++ Superb ++++ Noteworthy +++ Good ++ Fair + Poor in the know O CG Burgers is Palm Beach Gardens sitdown answer to fast food. Seriously.The space, at PGA Boulevard and U.S. 1, at one time was home to Red Fire Grill and a Bice Bistro, each casually elegant. Neither made it in that spot.Enter Carmine Giardini. Mr. Giardini, owner of Carmines La Trattoria and Umi Fishbar & Grill, brought in a version of his Jupiter restaurant, off Military Trail near Abacoa. Inside, the space is airy and bright. Brick is on the walls. Whimsical signs that read, Our Cows are Vegetarian,Ž adorn the walls. You can sit down at the bar and have counter service. Or head over to a register, place your order, take a number, have a seat and the food will be delivered to you in minutes. As Mr. Giardinis Jupiter restaurant, the emphasis is on burgers „ but not ordinary burgers. Yes, there are the classics. The Pub Burger ($5.75) is a good starting point. Just a basic burger served on sesame seed or whole-wheat roll. The roll was nicely toasted, by the way, and you can order from a range of free top-pings, including the basics „ lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle and such „ and the unusual „ jalapeos, sauerkraut, tzatziki and chipotle sauces. There also are grilled onions, mushrooms and sweet peppers. And an additional 50 cents, you can add cheese or bacon. But consider some of these choices: Kobe beef burgers, plus bison, lamb and turkey. Maybe you are a vegetarian. If so, CG Burgers serves Dr. Praegers All Natural burgers. That lamb burger ($7.95) is one of the more unusual menu items. It was cooked medium, as ordered, and offered all the gamey flavor you expect from lamb. And a bison burger ($9.50) is lean but tender enough that you have to remind FLORIDA WEEKLY CUISINE Carmine cooks it right at CG BurgersSandwiches and pizzas are the stars, but don’t forget to order onion rings scott SIMMONS SCOTT SIMMONS / FLORIDA WEEKLY The chicken tenders are battered white-meat chicken served atop crisp fries. COURTESY PHOTO The California burger has avocado, sprouts and tomato. The onion rings at CG Burgers are served with a slightly piquant chipotle sauce. SCOTT SIMMONS / FLORIDA WEEKLYyourself that its not bad for you. And the turkey burger ($5.75) has enough spice to elevate it a step above the ordinary bland turkey patty. The nice thing about CG Burgers: The meat is freshly ground on the premises. Time it right, and you can see cooks plac-ing the meat in the grinder to produce the burgers. But burgers isnt all CG does.With all the coal-fired pizza places that seem to be popping up everywhere, why would we need one more, you might ask. But where else can you order a 12-inch pizza with as many toppings as you want for $10? And where else will you find a crisp, thin coal-fired crust like this for that price? Mr. Giardini prides himself on using San Marzano tomatoes for his slightly spicy sauce. And the toppings are generous „ plenty of pepperoni slices, if thats what you order, as well as basil, bacon, roasted red peppers, broccoli and the like. Weve not been disappointed yet. The chicken breast sandwich ($6) also has been a safe lunch bet. Tender and juicy, it is filling but not too filling. And an order of the chicken tenders ($5.95) brought a plate of deep-fried goodness. With lightly battered tender chunks of white meat chicken served atop a plate of fries. Another fried dish thats too good to pass is the onion rings ($3). An order offers plenty for sharing, but you wont want to, especially with that piquant chipotle sauce CG Burgers serves on the side. And is it our imagination, or is there something slightly spicy in the batter on the rings? Its a decadent combination. But all is not decadent at CG Burgers. The salad bar ($3.95 for a side salad, $6.95 for a single trip, $9.95 for all you can eat) offers a nice mix of greens, as well as pickles, beets, edamame, beans „ you get the idea. Throw in some meats „ bacon, pepperoni and such „ and cheeses, and you have a meal with protein. And, rarity of rarities, they offer you a chill bowl for the salad. Our only nit: We wish the jalapeos were fresh, not pickled. As you may have guessed, members of our staff are regulars at CG Burgers. And why not? Jeffrey Berman, one of the owners of Downtown at the Gardens, jokes that it is like a cafeteria for workers at many of the businesses along PGA Boulevard. I am sure that is accurate. The place is clean, the staff is friendly, though we have seen the occasional gaffe „ a server tossed a to-go order to a customer who was upset because the order was not ready as promised. It would have better to have walked the bag over to the woman and apologized. Ill blame that faux-pas on inexperience, because those gaffes are few, and thats in part because Mr. Giardini and his top managers are regular visitors to the restaurants. That shows their commitment to the area „ just like my visits show my com-mitment to having a decent lunch. 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