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Call 561.625.5070 for a physician referral WEEK OF MAY 9-15, 2013 Vol. III, No. 31  FREE Bentley’s is bossMeet Martin Watson, owner of the Juno cafe and bakery. A31X INSIDE Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes App Store. X OPINION A4 PETS A6HEALTHY LIVING A12BUSINESS A18 INVESTMENTS A18ANTIQUES A19REAL ESTATE A20ARTS A23 SANDY DAYS A24 EVENTS A26-27PUZZLES A30CUISINE A31 SOCIETYSee who was out and about in Palm Beach County. A14, 16-17 X Celtic WomanIrish group bringing sweet harmonies to the Kravis. A23 XRoche Bobois arrivesRetailer opens second Florida store in North Palm Beach. A18X PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 best2013 Here’s to the people, places and things that make Palm Beach County so special. B1 >> www. Fl or id a W ee kl m SPECIAL PULLOUT SECTION  B1 PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY ERIC RADDATZ / FLORIDA WEEKLY COURTESY PHOTO/JASON NUTTLE Richard Blanco reads some of his poetry at the Ritz-Carlton Palm Beach in Manalapan. There is a gentle quality to Richard Blanco. He is unassuming, even.So maybe that is why it is disconcerting to meet him in the Presidential Suite at the Ritz-Carlton in Manalapan, where he was appearing at a benefit for the Palm Beach County Human Rights Council. Then again, it is fitting. After all, it is the Presidential Suite, as in Obama, who slept there during last falls presidential debate in Boca Raton. And Mr. Blanco is the man who entranced the world with his poem, One Today,Ž at the presidents second inaugural. Dressed in black „ yes, his name means WhiteŽ „ he greets a visitor, then scoots a large chair closer to a sofa. You take the interviewers seat,Ž he says, gesturing to the chair. He sits on theInaugural poet talks about a life in verse BY SCOTT SIMMONSssimmons@floridaweekly.comSEE BLANCO, A10 X


Think Cardiac Think Palm beach gardens Medical Center Call 561-625-5070 for a physician referral. Visit to learn about our FREE Heart Month activities. Five-Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures. 11 Years in a Row (2003-2013) One of HealthGrades Americas 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care(tm) 2 Years in a Row (2012-2013) Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure 7 Years in a Row (2007-2013) Open Heart Surgery Coronary InterventionElectrophysiologyValve ClinicTranscatheter Aortic valve Replacement (TAVR)Accredited Chest Pain Center A2 NEWS WEEK OF MAY 9-15, 2013 FLORIDA WEEKLYMy dear J,Let me become, only for this moment, more than just a rounded and eternally grinning uncle, bald and mild and safe, communing with you at family parties by sharing a polite hug and little else but the affected murmurs of affirmation. Let me become, instead, an invocator.You will have other invocators who stand before you in funny hats and gowns at your graduation on May 18, and they will say the things that should be said to you. I will not. Since I know who you are, I also know that you can take it „ bad advice. Or put another way, advice to be bad. To journey to bad places, to do bad things. This is what the best people do, and I consider you one of the best. Dont say you havent been told, because Im telling you here: Be bad. I remember the first time I saw your magnificent potential to be bad, and took hope. You threw a wild tantrum at your aunts 40th birthday celebration in front of grandparents, parents, aunts, uncles, cous-ins and various upstanding members of the community. You exploded. Your resis-tance to the status quo was so fierce and prolonged that you had to be carted away home by a grim and longsuffering law enforcement officer, otherwise known as a parent, caterwauling all the way like an enraged feline. Many wondered that day if you needed therapy or a drug regimen. In that instance, you demonstrated beyond a credible doubt your extraordinary potential to avoid being sucked into the maw of mere convention: of Sunday-go-to-church niceties, of country-club manners, of sugar and spice and everything nice, of the banal and pedestrian willingness to spend life at a shopping mall and define success as (first) never truly standing out, and (second), being merely comfortable. Comfort is the enemy, J, always. Especially if its the ultimate goal. The strongest cul-tural current you face in this river of Ameri-can life will push you ceaselessly toward the vacuous depths of mere comfort, where many are swept and many drown. The same is true of mere etiquette. In itself, its an enemy draped around you without thought, like a flirty garment from Charlotte Russe, one that everybody else wears, too, or would if they could. Thats why, at your aunts recent 50th birthday soiree, I was hoping desperately that you would repeat your performance at her 40th. I wanted an encore of sorts from you, this time as an 18-year-old. You didnt offer one, sadly, because no one gave you the chance. But I noticed something promising: your potential to be bad is alive and well. I heard a parent say to you, I really dont want you to go into forensics.Ž Once, she might have issued an imperative: You Will Not Go Into Forensics.Ž Even so „ even with that wiggle room you have now established for yourself in almost everything from clothes to boys to careers „ you wrinkled your nose dangerously. Then somehow, without so much as moving an eyebrow or even frown-ing, you rearranged your face to suggest that a nuclear explosion somewhere in the 100-megaton range was not entirely out of the question.That may be the Sicilian in you, from your mothers side „ although you have fire (and l ove, w hich is often not comfortable, by the way) in you from both sides, thank God. I dont care what side it comes from, however. I dont care what corner of the genetic map, or what direction on the compass it represents. Let me encourage and applaud it, this fiery potential in you to be bad. Other people, after all, may not face up to blood, which they see as bad (so they dont have to, do they?). Other people may not seek justice by analyzing the physical evidence of tyranny and injustice „ by analyzing brutalized ana-tomical matter, or microscopic detritus, or the characteristics of spent bullets or bomb fragments or DNA or any other trappings of crime. Other people may not be able to deal with the dark side, in other words. Its not a comfortable place. Its a very bad place, and bad places are uncomfortable. But you are not other people. You arent afraid of engaging the bad, although I dont think you underestimate it. (Please dont.) In the society that you now own as an adult American, and in the life that is now wholly and solely yours as a single woman, many other things are also considered bad by many people, especially middle-aged adults.Its bad not to always have a plan. Its bad not to always appear perfectly coiffed and made up (especially for a woman. Why is that?) Its bad to get dirty, to sweat, to define success as something more than monetary, to love somebody who isnt comfortably appointed in ambition, upbringing, religion, color, culture, career, income or family status.Its bad to show too much tolerance or compassion for those who are stupid or poor or make the wrong choices. Thats considered a knock-kneed, flower-waving weakness, and its bad. Its bad to talk about politics or religion at the dinner table, or to be rude on occasion when circumstances merit it, or to break with the rules or customs of sororities or fraternities of any kind „ formal or infor-mal „ because you think that what theyre doing stinks, and they think you stink for thinking it. Its bad to travel where youve been told not to, or pick up what youve been told to put down, or defend those youve been told (by the powerful currents in American cul-ture) to assault. Its bad to take risks, and the naysayers are right about one thing: doing so is not only uncomfortable, but dangerous. Steve Irwin, the wildlife expert and environmen-talist you admired as a young teenager, was bad to the bone and it got him killed. But so what? Should he have become an accountant or a strip mall developer or a bean counter? You know what Im going to tell you, in the end „ but not at your graduation party next week, where I will smile benignly and practice good etiquette. Be bad, J, always. Be very bad.And l ove, R. Q COMMENTARYInvocation to a graduate e y b p m c roger


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A4 NEWS WEEK OF MAY 9-15, 2013 FLORIDA WEEKLY rich LOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly OPINIONThe Obama/Clinton reparations amy GOODMANSpecial to Florida Weekly Abraham Carpenter Jr., a farmer in Grady, Ark., has more insight into human nature than the average soci-ologist. Anytime you are going to throw money up in the air,Ž he told The New York Times, you are going to have people acting crazy.Ž Carpenter is quoted in an astonishing 5,000-word Times expose on the federal governments wildly profligate program to compensate minority and women farmers for alleged discrimination. The government rigged the game against itself and in favor of anyone claiming taxpayers dollars. The enormous scam was set in motion by a 1997 class-action lawsuit called Pig-ford v. Glickman, with black farmers alleging that the Department of Agricul-ture discriminated against them in allo-cating loans. The Government Account-ability Office and the Agriculture Depart-ment found no evidence of ongoing dis-crimination, but black farmers had been treated unfairly in the past. This injustice became the predicate for officially sanctioned fraud amounting to reparations for non-white, non-male farmers.The Clinton administration decided on a $1 billion settlement, more a politi-cal decision than a litigation decision,Ž one lawyer told the Times. The presiding judge expanded the definition of claimants to include anyone who had attempted to farm,Ž and no writ-ten complaint of discrimination was necessary. The judge wanted to set up a mechanism to provide those class members with little or no documentary evidence with a virtually automatic cash payment of $50,000.Ž He succeeded brilliantly. Staff from lawyers offices filled out forms for claimants at mass meetings. People filled out applications for their kids. Entire families filled out applications. Most applicants had never received any loans, making it impossible to check the record to verify their claims. The Times examined 16 ZIP codes in Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi and North Carolina, and found that the num-ber of successful claimants exceeded the total number of farms operated by people of any race in 1997, the year the law-suit was filed. Those applicants received nearly $100 million.Ž In Little Rock, Ark., 10 members of one extended family reaped a cool half a million dollars.Tens of thousands of applicants missed the 1999 deadline of the original suit. Their claims were probably even weaker than the original ones. But as a senator, Barack Obama supported pay-ing the late applicants, and as president, he successfully sought another $1.15 bil-lion for the purpose. Other groups felt left out of the bonanza. Lawyers at the Justice Depart-ment thought that they were winning a court battle with Hispanic and female farmers. That didnt matter. Political appointees at the Justice and Agricul-ture Departments,Ž the Times writes, engineered a stunning turnabout: they committed $1.33 billion to compensate not just the 91 plaintiffs but thousands of Hispanic and female farmers who had never claimed bias in court.Ž The Pigford case is like something out of a Tom Wolfe novel. It is a tale of special-interest pleading and of the poli-ticians who give in to it (at first, Barack Obama wanted to pander to rural blacks, then he needed to do catch-up pander-ing to Hispanics). It is a story of greedy lawyers and hapless bureaucrats. It is equally ludicrous and dismaying. Take a good long look, and then recoil. Q „ Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review.Mission Accomplished? Pregnant anti-war soldier sent to prisonUltimately, the success of the nation depends on the character of its citizens.Ž So said George W. Bush in his speech at the recent dedication of his presiden-tial library in Texas. The library offi-cially opened to the public May 1, the 10th anniversary of his famous Mis-sion AccomplishedŽ speech aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln, anchored just off the coast of San Diego. Bush, in his remarks at the library, along with Presi-dent Barack Obama, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and others all failed to mention the word Iraq.Ž Violence in Iraq surged this April. In waves of attacks and counterattacks that resembled the high point of sectar-ian violence there from 2006 to 2008, 460 people were killed, and 1,219 people were injured, mostly civilians. At least 13 were killed on May 1, portending an equally violent month. Amid this ongoing violence, a young, pregnant soldier has been sent to prison this week for desertion. She refused to return to the war in Iraq back in 2007. Pfc. Kimberly Rivera first deployed to Iraq in 2006. She guarded the gate at Forward Operating Base Loyalty in eastern Baghdad at a time when the base was under constant attack. She said of the experience: I had a huge awakening seeing the war as it truly is: People losing their lives for greed of a nation, and the effects on the soldiers who come back with new problems such as nightmares, anxieties, depres-sion, anger, alcohol abuse, missing limbs and scars from burns. Some dont come back at all.Ž Her attorney, James Branum, who defends soldiers who resist deployment, told me: She felt that she morally could not do what she was asked to do; at the same time, she realized that she would put other soldiers in danger if she didnt pull the trigger when the time came. She talked to a chaplain about it. The chaplain largely pushed her aside, did not give her the counsel that she real-ly needed.Ž The chaplain should have advised her that she could apply to be a conscientious objector. Not knowing what her options were, while on leave in Texas in January 2007, Kimberly decided she could not return to war. With her husband, Mario, and their two young children, she drove to Canada, and settled in Toronto as she sought refugee status. She and Mario had two more children there. Canada has a long tradition as a refuge for war resisters. During the Viet-nam War, tens of thousands (the exact number is unknown) of young men fled the U.S. to avoid the draft, refusing to fight. After the war, most were granted amnesty and returned home. In 2004, Jeremy Hinzman became the first U.S. soldier known to flee there in opposi-tion to the Iraq War. The War Resist-ers Support Campaign was formed in Toronto shortly thereafter. At least 11 have been granted permanent residency in Canada, recognizing their refugee status. Kimberly Rivera has this groups support, along with that of members of the Canadian Parliament, Amnesty International and South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu, a Nobel Peace Prize winner. Despite the precedent and the outpouring of support, the Cana-dian government denied her refugee application. She turned herself in to U.S. authorities at the border on Sept. 20, 2012. At her court-martial this week at Fort Carson in Colorado, the judge sen-tenced her to 14 months imprisonment, which was lowered to 10 months based on a plea agreement. James Branum said of the sentence: The prosecutor at trial said that he asked the judge to give a harsh sentence to send a message to the war resisters in Canada. Many other resisters receive little jail time or no jail time. And people that desert, generally, over 90 percent do no jail time at all. And so, we feel that Kim was singled out.Ž Kimberly Rivera refused to shoot at children in Iraq. She had the courage to dissent, to resist. Now she sits in prison, pregnant, away from her hus-band, Mario, and four young children: Christian, 11; Rebecca, 8; Katie, 5; and Gabriel, 2. George W. Bush was right when he said that the success of the nation depends on the character of its citizens „ citizens, that is, like Kim-berly Rivera. Q „ Denis Moynihan contributed research to this column. „ Amy Goodman is the host of Democracy Now!,Ž a daily international TV/radio news hour airing on more than 1,000 stations in North America. She is the co-author of The Silenced Majority,Ž a New York Times best-seller. PublisherMichelle Nogamnoga@floridaweekly.comEditorBetty Reporters & ColumnistsScott Simmons Athena Ponushis Tim Norris Jan Norris Mary Jane Fine Loren Gutentag Artis Henderson Linda Lipshutz Roger Williams Jim McCracken Heather Purucker BretzlaffPresentation Editor Eric Raddatzeraddatz@floridaweekly.comPrincipal DesignerScott Simmonsssimmons@floridaweekly.comGraphic DesignersCJ Gray Paul Heinrich Natalie Zellers Nick Bear Hannah Arnone Chris Andruskiewicz Rebecca RobinsonCirculation Supervisor Catt Smithcsmith@floridaweekly.comCirculationEvelyn TalbotAccount ExecutiveBarbara Business Office ManagerKelli Caricokcarico@floridaweekly.comPublished by Florida Media Group LLC Pason Gaddispgaddis@floridaweekly.comJeffrey Culljcull@floridaweekly.comJim Street Address: FLORIDA WEEKLY 11380 Prosperity Farms Road, Suite 103 Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33410 Phone 561.904.6470  Fax: 561.904.6456 Subscriptions:Call 561.904.6470 or visit us on the web at and click on subscribe today.One-year mailed subscriptions: $31.95 in-county$52.95 in-state  $59.95 out-of-state Copyright: The contents of the Florida Weekly are copyright 2012 by Florida Media Group, LLC. 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PET TALESHUSH, PUPPYBarking dogs benefit from training and elimination of bark triggers BY GINA SPADAFORIUniversal UclickAt this time of year, our windows open up to sweet scents of spring „ and the headache-inducing annoyance of the neighborhood nuisance barker. Is this dog yours? The owners of problem barkers seem to develop an ability to ignore the noise that has their neighbors thinking of legal action „ or worse. But a dog whos barking night and day isnt hav-ing any more fun than the neighbors are, and you owe it to both your pet and those who can hear him to fix this problem.The first step is to figure out why your dog is sounding off so much. Dogs bark to express a variety of emotions: anxiety, boredom, territoriality, aggression, play-fulness and hunger. Certain conditions in a dogs environment can trigger these emotions „ and the barking fits „ more frequently. The typical neighborhood nuisance is an outdoor dog who isnt getting the exercise and attention he needs. Dogs are social animals and need to be part of a family. If your dogs outside because of poor manners or because he isnt house-trained, give him another chance. Ask your veterinarian for a referral to a trainer or behaviorist and arrange for an in-home consultation to fix the underly-ing problems. Once youve brought him into your life, keep him busy with regular out-ings. Exercise, both of the body and of the mind, works wonders for all dogs, especially those who bark from boredom or to release excess energy. Youll be amazed at how much calmer, happier „ and quieter „ your dog will be! For the barking that remains „ some dogs are just naturally yappy „ your task is to train your dog to be quiet on com-mand when youre home and to reduce the barking triggers when youre not. Teach your dog to be quiet by distracting him from barking, saying the word QuietŽ or Enough,Ž and then praising him for minding „ hell make the con-nection soon enough, with repetition and lots of praise. Rattling a can filled with pennies is a commonly recommended distraction, and it works well. Shout-ing at your dog does nothing except make you feel temporarily better, since your dog may see your own loud yap as chiming in.Ž Work to minimize barking cues to keep your dog quiet when youre not home. If your dog barks while looking through a window that faces the street, keep him out of that room while youre gone. Many dogs fire up when they hear car doors slam; other dogs bark at the mail carriers steps on the walk. Muffle these sounds by leaving a radio playing while youre not home, and your pet is more likely to sleep than bark. Giving your dog something special to chew on, such as a Kong toy or hollow bone stuffed with a little peanu t butte r, will help to keep him occupied and quiet while hes awake. For the most persistent barkers, an electric collar that shoots citrus or cit-ronella mist when he barks may help, in concert with other strategies. The mist is harmless to the dog „ the citrus tang smells good to humans, but dogs hate it. The hiss of the mist releasing from the canister and the smell itself are annoying enough to distract the dog and correct him for barking. Citrus mist collars can be an effective alternative when some-one is so desperate theyre considering bark collars that shock the dog, surgical debarking or even euthanasia. Chances are that if you bring your dog into your home and train him „ get help if youre not getting anywhere „ youll never get that desperate. No matter what, working on this problem is well worth the effort: You, your dog and your neigh-bors will all be happier. Q Yelling at a barking dog does nothing except make you temporarily happier. >> Nathaniel is a 2-year-old neutered, white and black Jack (Parson) Russell Terrier. He’s energetic and very friendly.>>Parsley is a 3-yearold gray domestic short-hair. She is very talkative and likes people.To adopt: The Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League, Humane Society of the Palm Beaches, is located at 3100/3200 Military Trail in West Palm Beach. Adoptable pets and other information can be seen at For adoption information call 686-6656.>> Frances is a spayed, longhaired calico, approximately 5 years old. She came to the shelter when her owners lost their home, and is waiting for a new “forever home”.>> Joey is a neutered black domestic shorthair, with ecks of grey. He enjoys hanging out with people, and gets along well with other cats.To adopt: Adopt A Cat is a no-kill cat rescue facility located at 1125 Old Dixie Highway, Lake Park. For additional information, and photos of other adoptable cats, see our website at, or visit us on Facebook (Adopt A Cat Foundation). For adoption information, call 848-4911.Pets of the Week A6 NEWS WEEK OF MAY 9-15, 2013 FLORIDA WEEKLY


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He has written of four books of poetry.But he might not have gotten that fateful phone call or followed that path of verse had he listened to his paternal grandmother, or abuela, who fretted that her grandson was not masculine enough. He immortalized her in Queer Theory, According to My Grandmother.Ž FW: You always mention your abuela and how she influenced you for better or for worse. Did she ever get to see you receive acclaim for your poetry? RB: Sort of. But she lived in another dimension. Before she died I had already published my first book and taken a position as a professor and moved to Connecticut. Thats where I met my partner. Shortly after I met my partner, she passed away. FW: Was there ever any grudging acceptance? RB: I never really came out to my grandmother. I had come out to my mother. My grandmother was already getting on, and you cant teach an old dog new tricks, or however you want to phrase it. I never really had that conver-sation with her. The other thing that people sometimes dont understand is that, in terms of the writing and everything, theres a big cultural divide, too ƒ A social cul-tural divide. It wasnt like we would sit around the dinner table talking about Frost or Picasso, you know, or Andy Warhol, and even if we were somewhat more affluent or artsy it would be Jose Marti and Nicols Guilln, so there were these divides that they were proud of me in their own ways and they understood that I was successful, but they couldnt really share fully what that really meant because they were outside the cultural element of what that means, and then poetry, which they couldnt really even understand even though they under-stood some English. ƒ I never really received that full support, or the emo-tional support. FW: You grew up in Miami. Whats it like going there now, versus when you were growing up? It was extremely par-tisan back then. Has it relaxed at all in Little Havana or Hialeah? RB: You know, its kind of interesting. When you, as a first-generation Cuban-American, or as first-generation children of immigrants, it seems to me that other people observe that much more than we do. Certainly, of course, the older folks, I remember them always getting into debates about this or the other, but for the most part, that middle generation, its just kind of normal and we dont think about it and we make up our own minds about what we feel. In some ways, growing up in such a politically charged atmosphere, Ive learned to seek out truth in other ways. Ive learned that usually the truth lies in the gray area. The Cuban community would talk about the Castro regime and the revo-lution and all this stuff, and then you would read in a book about all the social reforms that Castro did. And I was like, whose version of the story is right? And its like, neither. You hear these stories when you go to Cuba then you hear these stories from the Cubans in Miami. Thats what my writing is really all about is negotiating and navigating among all those worlds. But what interests me more is being an emotional historian of all that, not a political historian or taking that kind of stand. As a poet, as an artist, I feel my role and certainly not every artist feels this way, I just record what I see. Im recording the consequences of history in the lives of people around me in my community and my family in Cuba ... At the end of the day, I see how throughout history, throughout the flux of history it is those human stories that are stitched between those lines in the textbooks are what interest me. How these things affect peoples lives. How they survive, how they triumph, how they suffered losses, how they gain hope, all those kinds of things are really what poetry is about. The emotional center of those experiences, not the his-torical context or the political context, so poetry is amazing that it can always argue two things at the same time emo-tionally.Mr. Blanco studied in Miami and attended Florida International University. It was there he explored poetry, working with poet Campbell McGrath.FW: Do you remember your first poem? RB: Yes, I remember my very, very, very first poem was a silly little poem about a spider, which didnt turn out to be that silly after I showed it around a little bit ƒ There was always a spider who built its web from the hedge to my car door and, like every morning, Id destroy it and it would be back there the same morning. But a more significant poem was my very first graduate class at Florida Inter-national University, my very first poem assignment, which became the very first in my very first book, which was an assignment that Campbell McGrath gave us, which was write a poem about America, so in some ways that was really the first poem I wrote, because that was the first poem that made me question, Who am I, where am I from?Ž ƒ That really started me on this journey and I said, Wait a minute. Im not who I thought I was. I thought I was as Ameri-can as apple pie.Ž Since that day, every poem, every assignment throughout my whole grad-uate course became basically a poem of the first book, so I was lucky to have that moment, where I had that gravitas happened for me as a writer where I wasnt trying to be some other writer or trying to be some other poet, but I found something I needed to explore. Thats what art is for. Its not to find answers; its to ask very good questions. If there were an answer, you would write a poem and be done with it. I still dont have an answer for who I am. It gets more multidimensional as I have more experiences and see more of the world. FW: Do you go back and look at something you wrote 20 or 25 years ago and see how youve grown? RB: Certainly through the three books I see that, and I speak to that in my read-ings as well. A lot of writing and a lot of poetry starts by reaching back to that child-hood and where does the story start? You exhaust that to some degree. Then you start realizing how those experiences have colored your life as an adult and how theyre coloring you now, that Im 45, how they still color my experiences, and so I write about that intersection, though it might be a lot more subtle or a lot more thematic versus the narrative of that story or the theme that that story feels, which in the end is that sense of exile, not that Im exiled from an actual country, but that sense of always feeling that Im not quite home yet or that theres a paradise around the corner, that theres always a searching. Ive realized that in some ways thats actually a fundamental human drive. When we go on vacation ƒ theres that sense of trying to complete ones self through a place, through an identity thats tied to a landscape ƒ Ultimately that quest for home is a universal. Weve been looking for homes in all the wrong places for a long, long time. FW: Thats the great thing in the Cuban-American community, that Cuban diaspora, that always wanting to go back to the island. But you have been back to the place where you were conceived, right? RB: Yes, Ive been back four times. Well, I always say back, but its not really back. The first trip was really the first trip to Cuba, at least not as a fetus. The first trip was of course the most significant. It was just really amazing ... I had inherited all these half-stories. All these relatives that I only knew in black-and-white photos and all these letters and all this gossip, so part of me was visiting was needed to connect with that, I needed to come face to face with it, to find these ghosts. Mr. Blanco was able to meet many of those ghosts face to face, thanks to the communist system his family had fled. Because there is not venture capital in Cuba, most of the landmarks of his parents and grandparents generation have been preserved, rather than bulldozed in the face of progress.RB: A lot of things have been preserved in a weird way that makes it feel as if you were literally stepping back into the 1950s and 60s of your parents, so it was doubly powerful. All those stories they were talking about I always say was like walking into a pop-up book, where you could actually walk into those stories. The 1950s cars, the 1960s cars are still rolling around, so its like this facsimile of that world ... It was real-ly eerie and wonderful at the same time. FW: Do you set aside time every day to write? RB: I have these really big spurts of writing. Im more like a cyclical writer. I find that if I sit down every day, it starts getting boring, if I have to physically write every day. I think there are points where you collect information, where you collect feeling and thought. Im on that stage right now, because literally I dont have time to sit down and write, even though I am doing a lot of projects for various introductions of books. But my antennas and radars are up and recording ƒ Im most alive when Im writing. Im writing when Im on planes and thing like that. Theres noth-ing like creativity. I mean, the readings are great, and theres all this magic that has happened, but at the end of the day, the core of Richard is sitting at 4 in the morning at the kitchen table, with a full ashtray. Q BLANCOFrom page 1


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See your friend’s spouse cheating? Think before you tellSharon looked across the restaurant and did a double take. Was that Chet Adams, her closest friend Barbs husband? No, it couldnt be. Oh, yes, it was. And there was no mistaking he was snuggling cozily with an attractive brunette. Sharon was heartsick. Lately, Barb had been confiding that things at home with Chet had been strained. But Sharon was sure Barb had no clue that Chet would be unfaithful. Sharon wasnt sure what to do. She worried that telling Barb could set off an ugly marital explosion. On the other hand, if she didnt say anything, Barb could feel betrayed if she ultimately learned Sharon had kept this to herself. So, what do we do when were privy to secrets that could potentially rock another persons world? Its a loaded situation that can put us at risk, no mat-ter what we decide to do. Its important to consider every aspect of our actions, because the fall-out can be far-reaching and, ultimately, powerfully impact many lives. Our first inclination may be to act impulsively. Our friend has been wronged and its only natural to throttle the one whos caused the hurt. But, not so fast! First of all, we dont always have all the facts, so we must tread very care-fully. We certainly should sort out our needs versus what is best for our friend. Most of us consider troubling situa-tions from OUR vantage points. We may know what WE would expect friends to do if the situation were in their hands. But, as we know, not everyone thinks the way we do. They may not appreciate our well-intended gestures. This is not about us, and our need to demonstrate our loyalty. The steps we take should solely focus on our friends best interest. Its important to recognize that she may not receive our news with grati-tude. Oftentimes, our friend knows all too well whats been going on. We should remind ourselves that much of the time people elect to remain in relationships, even when some ugly improprieties have been revealed. Every couple has its own history, values and priorities. There may be serious emotional, fam-ily and financial concerns that greatly impact the ultimate decision the couple will make. Its important that we communicate that we will remain supportive and discreet as they determine what is best for them. Should we elect to share what we know, it will be important to pay special care to show sensitivity. We should be very careful to hold judgments to our-selves, and should make sure to refrain from offering unsolicited advice on how they should handle the situation. If we are pressed to offer advice, we would be well served to advise careful thought before any drastic steps are taken. We cannot always predict how the news will explode, and the course of events that will unfold going forward. If they call their partner every name in the book, we should hold back from agreeing with them. We need to be well aware that our friend may decide to work on the relationship, and will remember every last negative comment weve made. It may be too difficult to remain friendly if they believe we have strong judgments against the relation-ship. In these instances, we always run the risk that our friend and their partner will join together and blame us for med-dling. Worse yet, we could be accused of malicious intent or of trying to create problems.There are always instances where we determine that we should say nothing, especially if we have concerns about the emotional state of the people involved, or their life circumstances, such as a pregnancy or a recent family tragedy. This is a judgment call, and we have the right to show caution and restraint with information that may not be what is seems.Some people choose instead to confront the betrayingŽ partner, with a clear expectation that they address the situa-tion in their marriage in a timely manner. Ultimately, there are heavy repercussions, no matter which choice we make. We are in the unenviable positions of considering all the facets, and going forward with tremendous sensitivity and care. If we are true friends, we take every measure to preserve the privacy and dignity of the couple, and pray our friend will take protective steps that are right for her. Q „ Linda Lipshutz, M.S., LCSW, is a psychotherapist serving individuals, couples and families. She holds degrees from Cornell and Columbia and trained at the Ackerman Institute for Family Therapy in Manhattan. She can be reached at 630-2827, online at, or on Twitter @LindaLipshutz. Leadership as a verb Last month, Leadership Palm Beach County held its annual Leadership Excellence Award event in West Palm Beach. LPBC is a nonprofit organiza-tion that has for nearly 30 years oper-ated multiple leadership programs to educate, cultivate, and grow a network of community leaders who engage and commit to addressing the issues of our times. Initially begun in 1983 in col-laboration with the Chamber of Com-merce, LPBC became an independent entity with the mission to build greater awareness about the countys unique economy and a stronger sense of the role residents share as stewards of our communities future. The Leadership Excellence Award has been given by LPBC since 2005 and its become a programmatic highlight of its activities each year, mobilizing its countywide network of volunteers and participants. All former graduates of LPBC programs are asked to nominate candidates and all graduates are eligible to receive the award. Those selected as finalists at the award event meet high standards that personify the organizations mission and the leadership qualities it defines as essential: integ-rity, compassion, credibility, passion, risk-taking, fairness, empowerment, and humility.Ž The accomplishments of past award recipients underscore the fine company one keeps when chosen as a finalist. Choosing a winner is tough, judging on the merits of those who qualify for consideration. The 2013 finalists were drawn from LPBC classes as far back as 1987 and as recent as 2010; and includ-ed top city and county administrators, nonprofit executives, attorneys, finan-ciers, communication and development professionals, bankers, consultants, presidents/CEOs, and community vol-unteers. If you think leaders are made rather than born, the accomplishments of these women and men would affirm that view, each having defined leader-ship in uniquely their own way. This is leadership without a pre-condition of a particular pedigree. Finalists commonly share an inspiring, long-term record of civic engagement and commitment to community. Still, its only human to want to shine the light of our appreciation upon some-one whose accomplishments are espe-cially impressive and for whom our respect runs deep. Our humility in the presence of a leaders achievement is honed by our own leadership experienc-es. If youve been at the head of a line to lead, you recognize the deep conviction and commitment required to labor in the vineyards of community change, tackling tough issues. Those who make it their lifes work are often transformed by it and move on to achieve more chal-lenging goals. For the truly exceptional, its not enough to pull babies out of the river; they must try to stop whoever is throwing them in. This pretty much describes the recipient of the 2013 Leadership Excellence Award, Patrick J. McNamara. McNamara is the President and CEO of Community Partnership Group. A native of Louisi-ana, McNamaras leadership has taken deep root here. He is a strong, impres-sive advocate on behalf of disability and affordable housing issues and his lead-ership extends to multiple forums that shape the policies and decisions, from local to national. He serves an organiza-tion that is a powerful resource toward insuring the economic and social well-being of children and families in Palm Beach County. We all win when women and men like Patrick McNamara, the 2013 award finalists and nominees, and the army of supporters and staff behind them, come together to do something that will change lives for the better. But leader-ship development is not an event; its a process. While thirty years is the age of a young adult, on the scale of institu-tion-building, thirty years is better measured in dog years. Much is required of an organization to successfully traverse such a span of time; and through it all, LPBC has been touching individuals and connecting them through a commonly shared program experience in a vastly changing and uncommon place. Two attributes make LPBC unique among area leadership programs: the geographic breadth of its mission and its tenure at the table in developing leadership over several decades of enor-mous change in South Florida. Thats an earned level of maturity that is potent in its resolve to sustain and grow with time the diverse values, contributions and beliefs of its membership in response to our communities changing needs. An extensive membership network of alumni throughout the county periodi-cally gets together, re-connects, and stays involved. This is the yeast from which change can grow and give leader-ship and civic engagement its rise. Q „ Leslie Lilly is a native Floridian and the immediate past president and CEO of the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties. Her professional career spans more than 25 years in the charitable sector, leading major philanthropic institutions in the South and rural Appalachia. She resides with her family and pugs in Jupiter. Email her at and follow Lilly on Twitter @llilly15. HEALTHY LIVING linda leslie A12 NEWS WEEK OF MAY 9-15, 2013 FLORIDA WEEKLY


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FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MAY 9-15, 2013 NEWS A17 Celebrate National Nurses Week with Sunny 107.9, Royal Palm Mazda, Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center and Downtown at the Gardens. All the nurses and healthcare professionals of Palm Beach County will be there! h FREE Food samples courtesy of Field of Greens and Grimaldi’s h First 200 nurses get a Nurses Night Out bag and free red wine h Live music and entertainment including a Rod Stewart impersonator h Win a $125 Alex and Ani set of bangles & check out Alex and Ani’s bangle bar h Watch your local healthcare professionals get rewarded for all their h ard work h Play games like mummy wrap, wheel chair races, shave the balloon and more fo r prizes h Support The American Heart Association by wearing RED and take the healthy heart pledge h Dirty Martini Nurses Late Night Shift After Party begins at 10pm May 9th, 6-10pm For more information visit: S DAY AT MJ’S runch menu served from 11am-4pm, or join us for dinner ack of Lamb, Rib Eye, Seared Scallops and more! All e a complimentary dessert with their meal. m-close S DAY IN THE RA l the great moms out there, everyone can enjoy ALL-DAY ge Specials. Enjoy “RA”ckin’ specials on signature tapas, nd beer specials. May 12th, 11am-close, RA Sushi EBRATE MOTHER’S DAY WITH COOL BEANS e the day with your little ones. Cool Beans will be giving et baked treats for moms to share. l day, Cool Beans Indoor Playground & Cafe WEEKLY SOCIETY Wisdom luncheon at the Mar-a-Lago Clubo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ 3 10 8 7 1. Maisa Aguilar, Desiree Mufson and Megan Mufson 2 Nicholas Perricone and daughter Catlin and Debra Tornaben 3. Karen Martins, Michelle Kessler and Mary Freitas 4 Kathy Alarcon and Amanda Romeo-Gallo 5. Judith Roskinsky and Laurel Sauer 6. Debra Tornaben and Ellen Huxley-Laffer 7. Patrick DeSantis and Ari Rifkin 8. Joan Spadafina-Phelps, Laura Skellchock and Dawn DeMarco-Book 9. Mary Licenzi, Bernie Henneberg, Erma Henneberg and Joanne Tyson 10. Carol Sussman and Don Sussman COURTESY PHOTOS 6


BUSINESS FLORIDA WEEKLY PALM BEACH COUNTY COMMERCE WEEK OF MAY 9-15, 2013 A18 SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY The international home furnishings company Roche Bobois has opened a 6,000-square-foot, free-standing retail showroom at 136 U.S. Highway 1, south of Northlake Boulevard in North Palm Beach. The opening follows completion of customization of the space for the rep-resentative display of products in its high-end Les Contemporains and Les Nouveaux Classiques furniture collec-tions. Currently, the corporate-owned showroom is Roche Bobois only Palm Beach County location and its second showroom in Florida, joining the Coral Gables store, which opened in 1997, according to a prepared statement from the company. On behalf of the council and citizens, I am very happy to welcome Roche Bob-ois to North Palm Beach,Ž said Village of North Palm Beach Mayor William L. Manuel, in the prepared statement. It is most gratifying to have Roche Bob-ois, an international retailer of premier home furnishings, choose North Palm Beach as the home of its second Florida showroom, and sole location in Palm Beach County.Ž The Roche Bobois operation is first class all the way, and the transformation of the space has made it one of the most spectacular free-standing build-ings along the U.S. Highway 1 corridor,Ž said IDT Holdings Director of Opera-tions and CFO Bob Bell, landlord for the property now occupied by Roche Bobo-is, in the statement. As a resident and longtime business owner in North Palm, I could not imagine a better addition to our community or a better project to jump start the corridors rejuvenation.Ž A notable exterior feature of the new showroom is its double faade made of Alucobond material brought directly from Germany by ThyssenKrupp, according to the statement. This cre-ates a double-height effect on the front of the building and distinguishes us from the neighboring structures,Ž said Julien Bigan, Roche Bobois general man-ager for the U.S. southeast region, in the statement. Featuring interior design by Roche Bobois in-house architects Jacqueline Hopfer and Nicolas Roche, the custom interiors meet the showrooms specific needs, from exposed black steel on the volume ceilings, to 24Ž x 24Ž contemporary grey porcelain tile flooring with minimal grout. There is LED lighting by Delta Light throughout that enables customers and designers to see the true colors of Roche Bobois rich materials and finishes, the statement says. Mr. Bigan said the parking area was also completely renovated with eco-friendly landscaping such as bamboo, which will fill in quickly. Our eco-friendly selections arent only on the buildings inside. Bamboo and other new trees, shrubs and ground cover also reflect our companys commitment to respect the environment,Ž Mr. Bigan said in the statement. Producing its own exclusive furniture and accessories for the home, the Roche Bobois Paris brand was born in 1961, resulting from a merger of two French family businesses. The company has become a worldwide symbol of fine European-made furniture, design and distribution. There are more than 250 Roche Bobois retail showrooms in 45 countries throughout the world, the majority of which are corporate owned. Twenty-four of the locations are in the U.S. The new location is open Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday by appointment. Call 835-4982, see Q Roche Bobois opens second Florida store in North Palm BeachCOURTESY PHOTOThe new Roche Bobois showroom has a double faade made of Alucobond material brought directly from Germany by ThyssenKrupp. The store has 6,000 square feet of space. Emotions impact U.S. equity valuationsThe U.S. stock market continues to rise and the S&P 500 closed at 1,614, an all-time high closing, on Friday, May 3. Thirteen years ago, in March 2000, the S&P had its first closing over 1,500. The second attempt was in October 2007. Both times, the bull failed and bear corrections ensued. Investors are now pondering whether the bull will continue. Einstein once said, Not everything that counts can be counted and not everything that can be counted counts.Ž He ought to know as he did a lot of counting as a physi-cist. So, as relates to investing and answering the above question, its helpful to follow Einsteins logic and ponder what is being counted that might not count and what isnt being counted that really might count. Clearly, Wall Street analysts or economists do a lot of counting. They count many anythingsŽ and all of the everythingsŽ to answer, Which way do equity market winds blow?Ž Most often, a long and com-plicated fundamental story is spun around their measurements or forecasts. So, if the pros are counting, why might it not count? Consider that their job is hard to do. There is no end to the range of U.S. and global (China, Japan, the EU, Great Britain, the OPEC countries) economic statistics to be considered; no end to their restatements, ups and downs, trends, inaccuracies debat-ed, meanings, weightings, and, for interna-tional data, their interplay with the U.S., etc. Their job was once easier. The world was once U.S.-centric (through mid-1990). Figur-ing the U.S. was largely the way to figuring the world. Their job got very hard when the world became truly international, albeit orderly (through 2008). Their job got to be impossible when (post 2008) the world became havoc-riddled and run by central bankers who make it up as they go. If and when the sun, moon and stars align, then their counting is made easier, but most times they are trying to discern a picture with ever-changing puzzle pieces. Something that the pros cannot count and which needs to be counted are emo-tions: The emotions of all the investors moving large amounts of cash into and out of markets; investor emotions manifesting in behavior that moves markets all have an impact that can defy quantification. What are some of the linkages between investor emotion and behavior? First, invest-ment gains/profits have a way of creating confidence about the allocation to the right asset class or the right manager being at the helm. So investors tend to become less risk-averse at market peaks (or in latter stages of a bull market.) Conversely, investor losses have a way of creating fear that allocation has been made to the wrong asset class or to the wrong manager or that they are well on their way to losing all of their money; they become more risk averse at market lows (or at the end of bear markets.) Prior to a bull markets frenzy stage, some market participants who, being neither greedy nor fearful, start to feel uncom-fortable with the risk-reward ratio. At the same time, the non-believers ponder their personal quandary as they have been non-invested or under invested and have been missing out.Ž The emotions of both grow in their respective directions (one grow-ing more skeptical of further gains and the other growing more confident that the mar-ket is safe and more gains are on the hori-zon.) The end of the bull comes when the very last of the non-invested, non-believers are pulled into a bull market. What did that description have to do with numbers and statistics and analyses? Noth-ing. It was all perception translated into emotions translated into behavior. What good investors understand is that risk has much more to do with the price of the asset or asset class than the risk of the asset or asset class. If you invest in an asset class that has highly escalated in price, you have larger price risk; if you invest in some-thing that has already taken a very meaning-ful hit or has been performing below its long term equity curve then, statistically, there is less price risk. But high prices lend easily to confidence and ebullience and low prices make fear and depression. When buying should be the hardest, it is emotionally the easiest; when investing should be the easi-est, it is emotionally the hardest. So, back to U.S. equities? Who are the emotional buyers this time around and what is the degree of the fever? The equity partic-ipants who might normally not be invested (or as heavily invested) in U.S. equities. The bond/income investors who can no longer tolerate the pain of holding zero interest alternatives. The Japanese and Europeans who fear their respective countries policies, taxations, confiscations and money printing. The decision making behind these recent inflows is not affirmative; these decisions are merely alternatives to worse choices. These newer buyers bring tremendously large capital inflows and are making deci-sions that have multiyear horizons. How long can markets remain totally detached from the underlying valuation metrics? As long as strong emotions bring the non-believers and non-invested to the equity game. If you can get out of your emotions of fear and greed (and complacency) and get it into your head that risk cycles in all asset classes go up and down, you can then prepare yourself for extended/overvalued markets or hard hit/undervalued markets. You can attempt to self-diagnose your own emotions and measure the emotional pulse of other investors. Beyond that, you can force a periodic rebalancing upon your portfolio, such that the appreciation in an asset class is real-located to asset classes that are perform-ing below their norm or equity curve. You rebalance your dollars so that your per-centage allocations reflect your original, targeted allocations. Check with your adviser as to suitability of these ideas for you. Consider additional advisers in investment areas requiring tech-nical expertise and specific licenses. Q „ Jeannette Showalter, CFA is a commodities broker with Worldwide Futures Systems, 239-571-8896. For mid-week commentaries, write to showalter@ww b u e t T o i jeannette SHOWALTER CFA showalter@ww fsyst MONEY & INVESTING


FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MAY 9-15, 2013 BUSINESS A19Rain or shine — it makes a difference when you’re looking at homesA beautiful day with blue skies is perfect to show property in Florida. After all, this is why most buyers come to Florida in the first place. There is nothing like walking into a home with a potential buyer and the sun is shining through the windows, the landscape looks lush and colorful and the home is light and bright. It always makes an amazing first impression. On the flip side, it can be a realtors nightmare to show property in the pouring rain. You are in and out of the car, trying to stay dry, walking through a home after walking through puddles and dirt. Beyond this, the homes are generally darker and less appealing. This, however, is all per-ception. The reality most of the time is actually much different. Showing property in the rain can turn into several positive outcomes. First, if a client is serious about purchasing a home, they will take the time to look regardless of the weather. If they like any of the homes they see, then you know they are even closer to making a decision. Should they choose to go back a second time, they will more than likely fall in love with the home if it is a bright sunny day after seeing the home in the rainy, dreary weather. Just this week I had clients I showed property to for three days. Two of the three days were torrential downpours, but that did not stop them from looking. We had a full schedule both days and looked at approximately 15 homes. This is a lot of homes to look at in the rainy unpredictable weather, but for three of the 15 homes they wanted to schedule a second showing. I scheduled the second showings for the following day and we went back to the three homes on their list. The first home was on the water with an eastern exposure in the rear and large picture windows in the main living area directly overlooking the water. As we walked in they couldnt believe the difference in the home that day. It was 9:30 and the water was glistening from the sun shining down. The light coming into the home was perfect. Not overwhelming through the large windows, but at a perfect angle streaming through the home. Their eyes lit up when they toured the home. As we left, they mentioned this was actually their third choice the first time we looked. Now they had moved it to the top position. They realized how much time they spend in the morning outdoors reading the newspa-per and drinking their morning coffee. They have always loved to wake up to the morn-ing sun. This never came up during the first showing because they were more focused on space and design. The second home we went back to was also on the water and they liked it the most during the rainy day showings. It was a larger, newer home that was Mediterranean in style and lended itself to a darker dcor. This day it was still somewhat dark inside and although they loved the floorplan they felt that the design was just too much to change. It was a southern exposure, which meant sun on the pool and rear yard all day but the inside was still too dark. The windows were stained with a dark stain and the marbles/tiles used throughout the home were also a darker tone than the last house. They decided to rule it out based on the changes they would have to make, even though it was beautiful in its authenticity. Last we arrived at a home which was not on the water but overlooked a double fairway of a golf course with very expansive lake and golf views. Again, the weather made a big difference. On the rainy day, the view from the home was calming and serene. During the second showing, there were several golfers passing by in the dis-tance. This didnt bother them so much, but they did like a lot of privacy and felt like this would somewhat take away from that privacy. They loved the home though. The floorplan and size of the home felt just right for what they needed, and the outdoor area had a very large covered lanai with phantom screens and a beautiful fireplace. They could envision themselves here day and night reading, enjoying time with one another and entertaining others. There was just one glitch „ the home had a western exposure, which would create more sunlight in the afternoon and lots of shade in the morning. What they realized after viewing the three homes again was that they needed to make their decision based on their lifestyle and how they envisioned themselves living no matter what the weather was like. In the end they chose the waterfront property with the eastern exposure because they wanted a light, bright airy feel to the home no matter what the weather may be on any particular day. They also loved the sunlight coming onto the porch and into the home first thing in the morning. They still felt each property showed much better in the sun then the rain from an overall perspective, but the experience with different weather patterns helped them to narrow their decision to purchase. Q „ Heather Purucker Bretzlaff is a broker and Realtor Associate at Fite Shavell & Associates. She can be reached at 7226136, or at heather PURUCKER BRETZLAFF Penny chomping pooch fetches far more than a few centsChildrens toys often tell us how times have changed. Canada stopped making pennies last year, so saving money a penny at a time will soon be a problem in Canada. The United States also may stop making pennies, since the cost of the copper in a single coin is more than one cent. But, ironically, the cost of a 19th-century mechanical bank has gone up. A Speaking Dog bank set a record at $63,250 a few years ago. The girl with the dog on that bank was wearing a blue dress. Most of these banks have a girl with a red dress. The bank was sold at Morphy Auctions in Penn sylv ania in 2007, before the economic downturn in 2008. And the record bank had almost perfect paint. But the Speaking Dog bank still is very popular. It sells today for prices that range from $150 for one with worn paint and rust to more than $14,500 for an excellent example. But watch out: copies have been made. The cast-iron mechanical bank was made by the J. & E. Stevens Co. of Cromwell, Conn., in about 1895 Place a penny on the tray in the girls hand. When the lever is pushed down, the dog opens its mouth, swallows the penny and wags its tail.Q: I have an electric clock that pictures the Trylon and Perisphere and the words New York Worlds Fair 1939Ž in gold on the face. The clock is in the shape of a ships wheel and is about 11 inches tall. It was made by Sessions Clock Corp. and keeps perfect time. Does it have any value?A: The New York Worlds Fair opened on April 30, 1939, the 150th anni-versary of George Washingtons inau-guration as president of the United States. It ran until the end of October that year, reopened in May 1940 and closed on Oct. 27, 1940. Many souvenirs were made for the fair. Items that picture the Trylon and Perisphere are especially want-ed by collectors. The three-sided Trylon and spherical Perisphere, symbols of the fair, were temporary structures made of plasterboard over steel frames. Check the website for more information on the 1939 fair. Value of your clock: about $100. Q: I have six issues of Ladies Home Journal from 1898. Theyre in pretty good condition. I was thinking they might be worth something to a collector. What do you think? A: The Ladies Home Journal was first published in 1883. Its still on news-stands today. Issues as old as yours are especially interesting to collectors because of their old ads and photos. In general, 1898 Ladies Home Journals sell online and at shows for $40 to $45 each. Q: I inherited an antique Chippendale maple dresser with four drawers. Theres a large tag inside one drawer thats titled Florian Papp.Ž Handwritten information on the card says the dresser is a genuine antiqueŽ made in New England and that it was sold by Florian Papp in 1927. I would like to learn more. A: Florian Papp (18831965) was born in Hun-gary and immigrated to the United States in about 1900. He worked as a cab-inetmaker and furniture restorer before opening a gallery in New York City, where he special-ized in selling European antiques. The Florian Papp antiques and art gal-lery is still in business, now operated by the third generation of the Papp family. It has always been a very important gallery, and the provenance on the card is a guarantee that the dresser was made in New England and is not a reproduction. Q: I found a platter in my mothers china cupboard that doesnt match any-thing else she had, and I have no idea where it came from. The mark on the bottom is a circle with a crown on top. The word CelebrateŽ is inside the cir-cle, and Made in GermanyŽ is written below. Is this platter old and valuable? A: The mark you describe was used by Geo. Borgfeldt & Co., a New York City importer. The company was in business from 1881 until about 1976. Geo. Borgfeldt & Co. imported china and earthenware, dolls, toys, glassware, nov-elty goods and other items from Europe and sold them to retailers in the United States. The mark was used beginning in 1936. CelebrateŽ is one of the trade-marks owned by Borgfeldt. Your platter probably was made in the late 1930s, before the outbreak of World War II. It is difficult to sell a piece that probably was part of a set. Value: about $40. Q: I have a small set of Candlewick glass, but three of them are cloudy. I believe this is from being washed in a dishwasher. Is there any way to make them clear again? A: Cloudiness is caused by deposits of calcium carbonate left by new phosphate-free dishwasher detergents, especially if theyre used with hard water. Manufacturers removed phos-phate from their dishwashing products in 2010, after several states banned the ingredient because it contributes to the growth of algae in the environment. To clear up cloudy glasses, put a cup of white vinegar on the top rack of the dishwasher and run the glasses through the cleaning cycle without detergent. To prevent it from recurring, clean your dishwasher every six months and use less detergent when you run the dish-washer. You also can add a little citric acid to the detergent. Tip: Never scrub threaded coral beads. The edges of the coral are so sharp they may cut the bead string. Q „ Terry Kovel answers as many questions as possible through the column. By sending a letter with a question, you give full permission for use in the column or any other Kovel forum. Names, addresses or email addresses will not be published. We cannot guarantee the return of any photograph, but if a stamped envelope is included, we will try. The volume of mail makes personal answers or appraisals impossible. Write to Kovels, (Florida Weekly), King Features Syndicate, 300 W. 57th St., New York, NY 10019. KOVEL: ANTIQUES k o 1 v W g terry This Speaking Dog bank sold last year for more than pennies at RSL Auctions of Oldwick, N.J. The price was $12,000 plus a $2,280 buyer’s premium. It was the rare blue-dress variety.


A GUIDE TO THE REAL ESTATE INDUSTRYREAL ESTATE WEEK OF MAY 9-15, 2013 A20 FLORIDA WEEKLY SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY This charming, three-bedroom Loxahatchee Club home on a quiet cul-de-sac offers spectacular golf course views. Overlooking the 16th hole of the Nicklaus Signature designed course, this home at 123 Echo Lane in Jupiter offers a lovely outdoor entertaining area with a relaxing screened-in lanai. A recently renovated kitchen with a separate wet bar offers ample opportunity to entertain or simply enjoy a relaxing din-ner with family. New hardwood floors offer warmth and the comfort of a traditional-style home. The home is extremely well kept and offers upgraded bathrooms. The elegant master suite overlooks the swim-ming pool and spa and features access to the screened lanai through French doors. The home offers a two-car garage plus a golf-cart garage. The Loxahatchee Club is a traditional style club that offers 18 holes of Nicklaus Signature golf, a renowned caddie program, platinum award-winning club, fit-ness center, pool, tennis, bocce and more. Fite Shavell & Associates lists the home for $1,199,000. The agents are Craig A. Bret-zlaff, 561-601-7557,, and Heather Bretzlaff, 561-722-6136, Q Charm and elegance at the Loxahatchee Club COURTESY PHOTOS


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WEEK OF MAY 9-15, 2013ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT FLORIDA WEEKLY A GUIDE TO THE ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE CELTIC WOMAN DOESNT HAVE A NEW CD or DVD to tour behind this year. So what will the Irish-rooted vocal group have to offer? Essentially, nothing but their best. Its a beautiful show,Ž Celtic Woman singer Lisa Lambe said in a recent phone inter-view. And its a show thats a celebration of the best of Celtic Woman. I suppose its almost like the greatest hits down through the years and songs that people will know very well, songs I think theyll want to sing along with, or at least I hope they will. Songs like Orinoco Flow, You Raise Me Up, She Moved Through the Fair, and then we have some beautiful classics that I dont think any Celtic Woman concert or performance can be complete without, songs like Danny Boy, which for me are some of the highlights and the moments that I enjoy best when Im per-forming the show. When you come to a concert, you always are going to want to hear the great anthems that you love about this group or the version of the song that you love very much,Ž she said. I think this year were going to deliver on all of those levels.Ž Judging from the continuing success of Celtic Woman, the group is backed by a full band and choir in concert, has created an elaborate live show that appeals to a large audience. Originally, Celtic Woman was created for a one-off television special filmed in Ireland. Musical director David Downes and produc-er Sharon Bowne essentially recruited four singers „ Orla Fallon, Chlo Agnew, Lisa Kelly and Mav Ni Mhaolchatha, along with fiddle player Mirad Nesbitt „ to perform that single concert. Instead, PBS picked up the film of that Irish eyes are smiling at the Kravis Center as Celtic Woman plays two concerts May 11.SEE CELTIC, A29 XBY ALAN SCULLEYSpecial to Florida Weekly Celtic woman The Norton Museum of Art will add a rhythm to its weekly Art After Dark this summer. And it will be free. The series, held 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Thursdays, will highlight the art of songwrit-ing with Chrystal Hartigan Presents ƒ Songwriters Showcase.Ž Ms. Hartigan has hosted her showcase each month at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale since 2008. The museum also will offer Free Thursdays to Florida residents during June, July and August, and, as part of the national Blue Star Museum initia-tive, free admission to active military and their families from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. As for the music, Ms. Hartigan will host three Art After DarkŽ showcases, each featuring a thematicŽ lineup of songwriters in-the-roundŽ from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Museum Theater. On the schedule: June 6: Female singer-songwriters, featuring Inez Barlatier, Gin Blische, formerly of Inhouse; and Charlene Chuckaree, aka A Girl Named Chuck.Ž Performers for the following showcases will be announced later: July 11: Young singer-songwriters (male and female), ages 17 and under. Aug. 1: Male singer-songwriters. Yael Mattan, Art After Dark program manager, will develop a schedule, including the following events: On select evenings in June and July the Shangri La Film Series introduces audiences to acclaimed documentary films that shed light on people from majority-Islamic nations. The series begins June 13 with Bh utto,Ž a film featured at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival that chronicles the life of former Paki-stani Prime Minister Benazir Bh utto. Families will have their hands full as the special exhibition Block by Block: Inventing Amazing Architecture opens June 20, featuring a play area in which visitors can build using LEGO bricks. A highlight will be the Aug. 8 Family BLOCK PARTY Night with Dan Parker, LEGO certified professional. Malissa Reese, the museums program and volunteer coordinator and a former art teacher, will host Sketchbook Thurs-days on the third Thursday of each month. Visitors are invited to draw in the galleries. Ms. Reeses summer ses-sion sequence begins with an evening focusing on line and proceeds through shading, color, rendering the human figure and portraying motion. The Norton Museum of Art is at 1451 S. Olive Ave. (south of Okeechobee Boulevard), West Palm Beach. Visit or call 832-5196. Q Norton Museum of Art to add music, film to Art After Dark for summer SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY A23


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Setting himself up as an auto manufacturer’s representative, he began to attend closed auctions, buying as many as 15 off-lease vehicles at a time, mostly for North-east dealerships looking for rust-free Florida cars. His client list grew to include new car dealers from New York to Georgia — deal-ers sold on Mr. McLaughlin’s stringent test-ing and practice of charging the dealerships only $500 over his cost. He started AutoMax of America in 1992, scouring the country for luxury brands, transporting them to Florida then shipping them out as soon as possible “AutoMax doesn’t look like your typical car lot,” he said of the 1351 S. Killian Drive location in Lake Park. “It looks more like a maintenance place with 30-50 cars set up to ship to different parts of the country. Through word of mouth and friends of friends we started getting requests direct from the consumer and so we set up a website.” A car buyer can log on to automax and enter in exactly the type of car he or she is looking for from color, make, options, model to mileage. “I put in an order last Monday and we just picked up two trucks from Bill in less than a week,” said Buddy Wittmann of Wit-tmann Building Corporation in Palm Beach. “There were only five of these trucks in the U.S. You couldn’t ask for a more reliable and honest salesperson. “ It takes about a week for Mr. McLaughlin to find the requested car. He charges con-sumers the same $500 over wholesale fee he charges dealerships and if you are a veteran or in the military, the price is reduced to $250. “I have access to 100,000 to 150,000 cars every week,” Mr. McLaughlin said. “I can find the exact car you are looking for. I charge less than what the dealerships charge in dealer’s fees.” Mr. McLaughlin, who served four years in the military, was born in West Point. His father was an instructor there. He says he has been around the military his whole life and is committed to helping active service men and women, and veterans, find afford-able cars. “I don’t make any money on those cars,” he said. “It’s hard to find a quality car for less than $2,000. People don’t realize how much work goes into what we do.” Mr. McLaughlin’s cars come with the CarFax and AutoCheck reports in addition to his own condition report and post-sale inventory. He recommends all car buy-ers purchase extended service warranties because the cars he specializes in — BMW, Acura, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Lexus — can be expensive to service. For information, call 632-9093 Q Not your typical car dealer SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY COURTESY PHOTO Bill McLaughlin started Automax in Lake Park. Advertorial This article appeared in Florida Weekly on 10/11/2012. “Dancing at Lughnasa” closes Dramaworks season SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY Winner of the Tony and Olivier Awards, Brian F riels finelyetched memory play Danc-ing at LughnasaŽ will con-clude Palm Beach Drama-works 2012-2013 season, with performances beginning on Friday, May 24 at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre in downtown West Palm Beach. The touching story of five adult sisters will play a strictly limited engagement through June 16, with spe-cially priced preview per-formances slated for May 22-23. For 13 years, West Palm Beach's only professional, multi-award-winning resident theater has brought to the Palm Beaches a dis-tinguished roster of plays under the guidance of Producing Artistic Director William Hayes. Set in 1936 in rural Ireland, Dancing at LughnasaŽ tells the story of the Mundy sisters, who make the most of their uncomplicated existence. The play is narrated by the adult son of one of the sisters, who looks back with affection, sensitivity and insight to a summer in his aunts' cottage during his childhood. The production will be directed by J. Barry Lewis and features Cliff Burgess, Margery L owe, Declan Mooney, Meghan Moroney, Gretchen Porro, Julie R owe, Erin Joy Schmidt and John L. Thomp-son. Choreography is by Lynnette Barkley, set design by Jeffrey Modereger, costume design by Brian O'Keefe, light-ing design by Ron Burns, and sound design by Steve Shapiro. Dancing at LughnasaŽ was originally pre-sented at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin in 1990. It transferred to London's National Theatre later that year, and won the 1991 Olivier Award for Best Play. It opened on Broadway in October, 1991 and went on to receive the Tony Award for Best Play. It was made into a film in 1998, starring Meryl Streep. Evening performances are Wednesday through Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 7 p.m. Matinee performances are on Wednesday, Sat-urday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Individual tickets are $55 for all performances. Pre-view performances are $47 and Opening Night Tickets (May 24) are $70. Student tickets are available for $10. Group rates for 20 or more and discounted season subscriptions are also available. The Don & Ann Brown Theatre is located in the heart of downtown West Palm Beach, at 201 Clematis Street. For ticket information contact the box office at 514-4042, open Monday from 10 a.m to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., or see Q


A26 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MAY 9-15, 2013 FLORIDA WEEKLYPlease send calendar listings to At The Atlantic Arts The Atlantic Arts Theater is at 6743 W. Indiantown Road, No. 34, Jupiter. Call 575-4942 or visit“Seussical the Musical” — May 10-12; tickets: $15, $12 students/children. At The Borland The Borland Center for Performing Arts is at Midtown, 4885 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens. Call 904-3130 or visit“Legally Blonde: The Musical” — May 17-19. Tickets: $20 adults; $15 students. At The Colony Hotel The Polo Lounge: Tommy Mitchell pia-nist Tuesday through Thursday evenings; Motown Friday nights with Memory Lane; the Mel Urban Trio Saturday nights. 155 Hammon Ave., Palm Beach. Call 655-5430 or visit At Dramaworks Palm Beach Dramaworks Don & Ann Brown Theatre is at 201 N. Clematis St., downtown West Palm Beach. Call 514-4042, Ext. 2, or visit & Nibbles — Lunch and discussion of the play Dancing at Lughnasa,Ž 11:30 a.m. May 22. Tickets: $25 guild members, $30 non-members. Reservations required.Q“Dancing at Lughnasa” — Opens in previews May 22-23; opening night is May 24. Runs through June 16. Individual tickets: $55 for all per-formances. Preview performances: $47. Opening Night Tickets (May 24): $70. Student tickets are available for $10. At The Eissey The Eissey Campus Theatre is at Palm Beach State College, 11051 Campus Drive off PGA Blvd, Palm Beach Gardens. 207-5900; Art Exhibit — Adam Hughes, through June 10. Gallery hours: Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and dur-ing performances.QGulfstream Goodwill Industries presents In Tune, In Step, In Style — 6 p.m. May 9. Participants perform a fun, exciting and inspiring talent production that highlights their personal star power from singing, danc-ing and comedy. Free; call 848-7200.QMiss Princesita — Palm Beach 2013, a Hispanic beauty pageant „ 3:30 p.m. May 12. Tickets: $20. Call 561-667-7719. At The Four Arts The Society of the Four Arts, 2 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach. Gallery and box office 655-7226 or visit Exhibition: “Florida’s Wetlands” — Through June 30 in The Mary Alice Fortin Childrens Art Gallery. At The Lighrhouse Jupiter LIghthouse and Museum, Light-house Park, 500 Captain Armours Way, Jupiter. Admission: $5 adults & children ages 6-18, children under 6 and active US Military admitted free. 747-8380, Ext. 101; Chil-dren must be at least 4 feet tall to climb. Tours are weather permitting, call for tour time. RSVP required for tours, 747-8380, Ext. 101. QLighthouse Sunset Tour — May 17, 22; June 7, 12, 21, 26; July 5,19, 24; Aug. 2, 7, 16, 21. Time varies by sunset. Tour time approximately 75 minutes, $15 Members, $20 Non-Members, RSVP required, 747-8380, Ext. 101.QLighthouse Kids Explorers Club — A club to explore history, nature, archeology, ancient tribal life, maritime and pirate life, and life-saving rescue. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. May 18 at the Seminole Chickee. For kids 8-12. QLighthouse Moonrise Tour — May 24, June 23, July 22, August 20. Time varies by sunset. Tour time approximately 75 minutes, $15 Members, $20 Non-Members. Children must be accompanied by an adult. At The Kravis The Kravis Center is at 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. For tickets, call 832-7469 or log on to on Young Musicians — 7 p.m. May 9. QCeltic Woman — 2 and 8 p.m. May 11.QTalent Expo Show — 4 p.m. May 11.Q“The Little Mermaid” — 3 and 7 p.m. May 18.QYoung Singers of the Palm Beaches Presents UBUNTU — 7 p.m. May 19.QSteve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers — 8 p.m. May 24. At The Lake Park Public Library Lake Park Public Library is at 529 Park Ave., Lake Park. All events are free. 881-3330.QAnime — For ages 12 years and up. 6-7 p.m. May 14 and every Tuesday. QBasic Computer Class — Noon1:30 p.m. May 15. Call 881-3330 to reserve a seat. Space is limited. At The Lake Worth Playhouse The Lake Worth Playhouse is at 713 Lake Ave., Lake Worth. Call 586-6410 or visit For films, call 296-9382.QMovies: Through May 2 — Upstream Color,Ž A Place at the Table.ŽQPlays: The Play Group presents — Short Cuts 3,Ž 8 p.m. May 4, 2 p.m. May 5. Tickets: $15QLive Performance: Gratitude Festival — noon and 7 p.m. May 11 At The Loxahatchee Burt Reynolds Park, 805 N. U.S. 1, Jupi-ter; 743-7123; or visit Fish Feedings at the Loxahatchee River Center — 2 p.m. Saturdays at the Wild & Scenic and Deep Marine TanksQBook signing & Talk — The Cross & the MaskŽ author, historian James Snyder. 6 p.m. May 10. Free and open to the public with limited seating; R.S.V.P. 743-7123 or email At MacArthur Park John D. MacArthur Beach State Park and Welcome and Nature Center is at 10900 Jack Nicklaus Drive in North Palm Beach. Call 624-6952 or visit walk — 10-11 a.m. daily; Animal feeding „ 11 a.m. weekends in the Nature CenterQConch Stomp Band — The group plays bluegrass music 2-4 p.m. May 12. At The Maltz The Maltz Jupiter Theatre is at 1001 E. Indiantown Road, Jupiter. Call 575-2223 or visit“Oklahoma!” — 7:30 p.m. May 18. 2 p.m. May 19. Tickets: $20 for adults; $15 for children. Note: Performances will take place at the Jupiter Community High School Auditorium, 500 Military Trail, Jupiter. At The Mos’Art The MosArt Theatre is at 700 Park Ave., Lake Park. Call 337-OPOD (6763) or visit“The Little Mermaid Jr.” — May 17-19. Tickets: $15, $10 students.Q Films — Dont Stop BelievinŽ and RealityŽ May 9. NoŽ and Angels ShareŽ May 10-16. At The Mounts Mounts Botanical Garden is at 559 N. Military Trail in West Palm Beach. Call 233-1757 or visit Garden Tour — May 11, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Take a self-guided tour of six extraordinary private gar-dens. May 12 at Casa Phippsberger gar-den then an inaugural Garden Tea Party at Mounts Botanical Garden. Members $20; non-members $25, includes all gar-dens on tour. At the Improv Palm Beach Improv is at CityPlace, 550 S. Rosemary Ave., Suite 250, West Palm Beach; 833-1812 or Callen — May 10-12. Tickets: $20. QJohn Pinette — May 17-19. Tickets: $30. QChristopher Titus — May 24-26. Tickets: $22-$25. At The Plaza The Plaza Theatre, 262 S. Ocean Blvd., Manalapan; 5881820 or“Waist Watchers the Musical” — Through May 12, and July 13-Sept. 1. Tickets: $45. Q“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” — 2 and 7:30 p.m. June 1 and 2 and 6 June 2. Tickets: $45.Q“The Sounds of the 70s” — June 14-July 7. Tickets: $45.Q“Being Alive,” The Music of George Gershwin — 7:30 p.m. June 17 and July 1. Cabaret show tickets are $30 each; $75 for the series. Fresh Markets QSailfish Marina Sunset Celebration — 6 p.m. Thursdays. Shop for arts and crafts made by artists from around the country. Sailfish Marina, east of the Intracoastal, just south of Blue Heron Boulevard, Palm Beach Shores; 842-8449.QJupiter Green & Artisan Market — 5-9 p.m. Fridays, Riverwalk Events Plaza, 150 S. U.S. 1, Jupiter. Free. Includes baked goods, fresh produce, arts and crafts, jewelry, pet products and more. Vendors welcome. Contact Harry Welsh at (203) 222-3574 or visit Abacoa Green Market — 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays through April, Abacoa Town Center amphitheater, 1200 University Blvd., Jupiter. The mar-ket will feature fruits and vegetables, organic meats, sauces, jewelry, hand-bags, crafts and more. Info: 307-4944 or Palm Beach GreenMarket — Shop more than 90 vendors featuring local produce, baked goods, herbs, teas, flowers and more. Free park-ing in the Banyan Boulevard and Evernia Street garages during market hours. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays year-round at the West Palm Beach Waterfront, 101 S. Fla-gler Drive. Visit Beach Gardens Green Market — 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays. Under a roof, and partly indoors, at The STORE Self Storage, 11010 N. Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens; 630-1146 or visit QArtisan Market at the Waterfront in West Palm Beach — 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Sunday. Featuring everything creative but food. Clematis Street at Flagler Drive. Call Harry Welsh at (203) 222-3574 or visit Thursday, May 9 QLe Cercle Francais — Francophiles and Francophones can join for a monthly gathering at 6:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month (next session May 9), in members homes. Call 744-0016. — Noon every Thursday at the Moose Lodge, 3600 RCA Blvd. Palm Beach Gardens. Lunch available at 11 a.m. Packs start at $15. $250 games. 626-4417. WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO


Weve got you covered this Summer at STORE Self Storage! STAY COOL t COVERED BREEZEWAY t RAIN OR SHINE Every Sunday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Produce t Flowers t Plants t Breads t Seafood t Bakery Items Cheeses t Sauces t and Much More 561.630.1146 t pbgfl.com11010 N. Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410 t Just north of PGA Blvd. on Military Trail FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MAY 9-15, 2013 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT A27 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOQClematis by Night — Live music 6-9 p.m. Thursdays, Clematis Street at the Waterfront, downtown West Palm Beach. May 9: Rosco Martinez Band; May 16: Across the Universe Band; May 23: Mighty Mongo; May 30: Damon Fowler Blues. Free; 82 2-1515 or visit Parties — Free group lesson at 7 p.m., followed by parties 8-10 p.m. Thursdays, Alexanders Ballroom, 51 W. Indiantown Road, Jupiter. Cost: $15 per per-son; 747-0030 or Tonight — Open Latin/ Ballroom Mix Party every Thursday. Group Lesson 7:15-8 p.m.; Party 8-10 p.m.; Admission: $20 (theme $25) for entire evening, includes light buffet. 914 Park Ave., Lake Park; 844-0255.QSusan Merritt Trio and Guests — 7:30-10:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Wine Dive, 319 Clematis St., downtown West Palm Beach. No cover; 318-8821.QThe Great Books Reading and Discussion Group — meets at 10 a.m. the first and third Thursday of each month (next session May 16) Barnes & Noble coffee shop, 11380 Legacy Ave., Palm Beach Gardens. Discussion in Shared InquiryŽ format. Free; 624-4358. Friday, May 10 QShabbat B’Yachad (Shabbat Together) — For young families, 10:30 a.m. the second Friday of each month, at 10:30 a.m. (next session is May 10) at JCC North ( in Midtown on PGA Boulevard). This free program is an opportunity for children to experience Shabbats celebra-tory rituals with parents, family mem-bers or caregivers. Call 640-5603 or email Green & Artisan Market — 5-9 p.m. Fridays. Riverwalk Events Plaza, 150 S. U.S. 1, Jupiter. Free. Includes baked goods, fresh produce, arts and crafts, jewelry, pet products and more. Vendors welcome. Contact Harry Welsh at (203) 222-3574 or visit Saturday, May 11 QThe West Palm Beach Antique & Flea Market — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays on Narcissus Avenue just north of Banyan Boulevard in downtown West Palm Beach. For information, search for West Palm Beach Antique & Flea Mar-ket on Facebook or call 670-7473.QDowntown Live — 7-10 p.m. Saturdays at Downtown at the Gardens Cen-tre Court, 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Drive, Palm Beach Gardens; 340-1600.QPalm Beach’s Living Room Jazz Series — Presented by JAMS and The Four Seasons. $25 JAMS mem-bers/$35 non-members/$15 students. Concerts start at 8 p.m.; doors open at 7 p.m. each Saturday. Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach, 2800 S. Ocean Blvd. Tickets: 877-722-2820 or Sunday, May 12 QArtisan Market at the Waterfront in West Palm Beach — 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Sunday. Featuring every-thing creative but food. Clematis Street at Flagler Drive. Call Harry Welsh at (203) 222-3574 or visit Monday, May 13 QAmerican Needlepoint Guild — 10 a.m. every second and fourth Monday (next meeting is May 13), 110 Mangrove Bay Way, Jupiter. Call 747-7104 or email Bridge Games — 12:30-3:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednes-days, Jewish Community Center of the Greater Palm Beaches, 4803 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens. Light lunch and refreshments provided. $6 guests/$2. Call ahead if you need a partner; 712-5233. Tuesday, May 14 QWater Safety Workshop — May 14, 10 a.m., Cool Beans Indoor Playground, Downtown at the Gardens. It will focus on different positions and techniques to teach children to use if they fall in a pool, pond, canal or other open body of water. To register, call Cool B eans at 561-6 27-1782. QKenny B. — The vocalist and saxophonist performs from 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Tuesday at The Tower Restaurant, 44 Cocoanut Row, Palm Beach. For reservations, call 659-3241.QRotary Club of the Northern Palm Beaches — Every Tuesday at 7:15 a.m. at the Doubletree Hotel, 4431 PGA Blvd, PBG. Contact Phil Woodall for more information at 762-4000 or email Memorial Bridge — Supervised play sessions with Sam Brams, 10 a.m.-noon Tuesdays; JCC North, 4803 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gar-dens. Party bridge with expert advice; no partner necessary; coffee and light refreshments. Free/Friends of the J; $6/guests; 712-5233.QMah Jongg & Canasta Play Sessions — 12:15-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; JCC North, 4803 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens. Tables grouped by game preference and skill level. Bever-ages and goodies provided. Price: Free/Friends of the J; $5/guests; 712-5233. Wednesday, May 15 QBridge Classes with Sam Brams — 10 a.m.-noon Wednesdays „ JCC North, 4803 PGA Blvd. Six-week session $72 or $15/class. Pre-registration appreciated. Call Rhonda Gordon, 712-5233.QHatchling Tales — 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Loggerhead Marinelife Center, 14200 U.S. 1, Juno Beach. Free;


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Exp. 6/13/13 ,!2'% #(%%3%0)::!$899 -/.$!945%3$!930%#)!, $ !) 9 LUNCH 3 0 % # ) !, 3starting at$4.95 7EEKLY3PECIALSMon: Buy 1 Entree, Get One at 1/2 Offof equal or lesser valueTues: Baked Pasta Night $10.99Lasagna, Ziti, Stuffed Shells, Ravioli, ManicottiWed: 1/2 Price Appetizer w/ purchase of entree. limit 1 per tableAdd Coffee & Dessert for $3.50 Bring this coupon for ONE FREE CLASS for “rst time riders 11911 US Highway 1 Suite 105 – NPB, FL 33408(1/4 mile north of PGA) Young Singers names two to board of directors SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYNorth Palm Beach resident Kenneth P. Dwyer and Wellington resident Jody Young have joined the board of direc-tors of the non-profit Young Sing-ers of the Palm Beaches, accord-ing to board chair-man Hank Gonza-lez. YSPB is Palm Beach County's premiere youth choir, featuring more than 350 of the ar eas most talented voices span-ning ages 8 to18. The award-win-ning, world-class troupe of youth singers has performed at concerts all over Palm Beach County, as well as at Lincoln Center in New York City, with Native Americans in New Mexico, and at international music festivals in Sal-zburg and Vienna, the group said in a prepared statement. The groups two annual concerts are held in Decem-ber and May on the main stage of the Kravis Center, with tickets starting at $10. A multi-racial, multi-cultural arts education organization based centrally in Palm Beach County, its enrollment is comprised of singers in grades 3-12 from all parts of the countys diverse racial, ethnic, geographic and socio-economic communities. According to Mr. Gonzalez, Mr. Dwyer and Mr. Young will bring impor-tant qualities to round out the YSPB board. As we celebrate our 10th anni-versary year, we are thrilled to have Ken and Jody join our board team,Ž Mr. Gonzalez said in the statement. Their commitment to YSPBs goals benefits local children. Kens experience in finance comes at an important time in our organizations growth. Jodys expe-rience and networking will provide Young Singers with new marketing ideas and guidance as we continue to explore the best way to serve both our children and our community. We are truly grateful for their participation on this board.Ž Mr. Dwyer is a financial analyst with Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne and the father of two YSPB singers. In addition to volunteering for YSPB for the past three years, he has also served on the St. Paul of the Cross Parish Financial Council and is a past chairman of the council. In addition, he has spent 22 years as a volunteer and past area director for Special Olympics, a past president of the North Palm Beach/Palm Beach Gardens Jaycees, and a mentor for the Academy of Finance Program at William T. Dwyer High School. As a parent, Ive been able to observe in my children the develop-ment of their musical talents, con-fidence in their abilities, and pride in their accomplishments, as a result of their participation in YSPB,Ž Mr. Dwyer said. As a volunteer, Ive wit-nessed an extremely well run orga-nization and a dedicated and highly talented artistic staff. I enjoy and have fun volunteering for YSPB and feel honored to serve on the board.Ž Mr. Young is a freelance marketing professional and project manager spe-cializing in political election campaign management, consulting and fundrais-ing. He has more than 35 years of expe-rience in live entertainment event pro-motion and management of national touring artists. He and his wife Connie have been active volunteer parents with YSPB over the past seven years. He has served as a board member on several nonprofit boards focused on the arts and youth activities. I am delighted to serve on YSPBs Board of Directors,Ž said Mr. Young, in the statement. I have great respect for the accomplishments of the organiza-tion and I look forward to assisting in its continued growth. Our daughter Cara has improved her vocal skills tre-mendously by working with this group while learning what a strong commit-ment to a choral group can do in cre-ating some incredible concert perfor-mances. I want to help other children gain that opportunity by helping this organization thrive in its mission.Ž In addition to Dwyer and Young, the YSPB board of directors led by Gonza-lez also includes: Tim McAlice, secre-tary; Richard Childers, treasurer; Brian R. Hanley; Pat Morgan; Paul Velez; and Bert Winkler. Beth Clark is the organi-zations executive director. The groups next concert, Ubuntu,Ž will be held May 19 on the main stage of the Kravis Center with tickets start-ing at $10. UbuntuŽ is a South African concept illustrating the connectivity of humanity. The performance will be highlighted by an original song of the same name and world premiered at the concert. This year, the annual spring concert celebrates Young Singers of the Palm Beaches 10th Anniversa-ry. Auditions for 2013/2014 season are scheduled for June 1. For performance and audition information, call 659-2332 or see Q PUZZLE ANSWERS YOUNG DWYER


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By then it was clear that Celtic Woman had a big future, and the organizers had hit on a musical formula with wide appeal by mixing together traditional Irish songs, a little light classical, pop standards (the repertoire has included Bobby Darins By The Sea,Ž the Josh Groban hit You Raise Me UpŽ and Enyas Orinoco FlowŽ) and even a few tunes from musicals and movies (such as Somewhere Over The RainbowŽ). In fall 2006, Celtic Woman branched into another niche, releasing a holiday CD, A Christmas Celebration,Ž which immediately topped the world music album chart. For 2007, audiences got another helping of Celtic Woman releases. There was a second studio CD, A New Jour-ney,Ž and a concert DVD, A New Jour-ney: Live at Slane Castle, Ireland,Ž both of which were supported by extensive touring. The CD A New Journey,Ž in particular, was another blockbuster. It ended 2008 as the top-selling CD on BillboardŽ magazines world music chart. As its albums and DVDs continued to sell briskly, the groups catalog was supplemented in 2008 with a best-of CD and DVD, both titled The Greatest Journey: Essential Collection.Ž That release was followed in 2010 by the CD, Songs from the Heart,Ž and a companion DVD, Songs from the Heart … Live at Powerscourt House & Gardens.Ž Last year, the group complet-ed another studio recording, Believe,Ž and a live DVD (the groups first DVD filmed in the United States) by the same name arrived, followed by a second holiday CD, Home For Christmas,Ž in the fall. The success has been sustained as the lineup has seen Ms. Kelly, Ms. Fal-lon and Ms. Mhaolchatha leave, and singers Alex Sharpe, Lynn Hilary and Hayley Westenra arrive and then depart. Todays lineup features vocalists Ms. Agnew, Ms. Lambe (who joined in 2011) and Susan McFadden (who joined in 2012), as well as Ms. Nesbitt. The current tour is the first time Ms. Lambe (as well as Ms. McFadden) has done a Celtic Woman show centered on the best of the groups repertoire. This means theyll sing songs that pre-date their arrival in the group. This, Ms. Lambe said, makes this years show especially rewarding. For me it will be very special,Ž she said. Its a celebration of all thats been great about Celtic Woman through the years. So its a real privilege because I kind of now feel that Im part of the whole tapestry of Celtic Woman. So Im very excited to get to perform some songs that I love so much, and that when I hear them, I kind of wished I could sing them. So now Im getting my chance. So Im very excited.Ž Ms. Lambe (pronounced LambŽ) said she will have two solo performances during this years show. One will be a traditional Irish song, Dulaman,Ž which tells the tale of a young woman who is torn between two suitors. The other is the Simon & Garfunkel classic, Bridge Over Troubled Water.Ž I think whats great about Celtic Woman is David (Downes), our musical director, whos just a genius in so many ways, he chooses songs that you think how will this ever sound like its never been sung before, a song like Bridge Over Troubled Water, a great anthem, an incredibly famous song?Ž Ms. Lambe said. And he did this incredible ver-sion for us, and it was just one of my favorite moments. And its a song that Ive always loved since I was a little girl. Im just thrilled that I get to perform it now in the show as myself and get to sing it for people and to hopefully touch peoples hearts as well with it as much as it touches mine.Ž Ms. Lambes association with Downes predates the beginning of Celtic Woman. She began her career in theater, landing roles in such productions as Improb-able Frequency,Ž Sweeney Todd,Ž The WiremanŽ and The Shaughraun.Ž It was during that latter production that Ms. Lambe met Mr. Downes, who served as its musical director, as well as Ms. Nes-bitt, who was also cast in the play. Mirad Nesbitt and I shared a dressing room for this whole process,Ž Ms. Lambe said. About that time she had been saying Im going to join this wonderful new thing. Its called Celtic Woman, and Davids involved. So I really feel its such a wonderful thing to be a part of now because I just remem-ber her in the dressing room telling me about the process (as) it was starting. Obviously having worked with David, we had made a great connection and we stayed friends in the years when we didnt see very much (of each other) and he was very busy with Celtic Woman. Then out of blue, I suppose, just came a day when we met and we talk-ed about the prospect of me coming aboard,Ž Ms. Lambe said. And I was thrilled because I kind felt like it was in my head really, having known of it since kind of the early days, and then being a fan of it through its early years. Im a huge lover of music. I knew that I could bring so much of myself to the stage and bring the theater with me as well, bring my love of story telling into the music. So it just seemed like the perfect thing to do, and Im so thrilled, so thrilled, to be a part of it.Ž Q CELTICFrom page 23 Celtic Woman>> 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. May 11 >> Where: Kravis Center, 801 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach >> Tickets: $25 and up >> Info: 832-7469 or COURTESY PHOTOCeltic Woman will perform two shows May 11 at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach.


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FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MAY 9-15, 2013 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT A31The Dish: Dolphin sandwich The Place: Cod & Capers Caf, Crystal Tree Plaza, 1201 U.S. Highway 1, North Palm Beach; 622-0994 or The Price: $16 The Details: Cod & Capers long has been a go-to spot for fresh seafood. But since its move to Crystal Tree Plaza, it has opened a caf offering lunch and dinner items. A shrimp roll ($13) hit the spot with its decadent quantities of fried shrimp, and an oyster roll also exceeded expectations. But the fresh dolphin served grilled on a toasted roll with plenty of lettuce, tomato and onion hit the spot quite nicely. The fish was indeed fresh and fork-tender, and the rice and the beans on the side offered a nice, slightly piquant finish. Q „ Sc ott Simmons FLORIDA WEEKLY CUISINE Anything from omelets to veggies burgers or even chicken honey curry saut, the quaint and extensive menu is offered by none other than Martin Watson, the chef and owner of Bentleys Cafe and Bakery. I make the best pate „ some customers just cant get enough,Ž says Mr. Watson. Born in Yorkshire, England, Mr. Watson has been in the culinary industry since the age of 15. He says he has worked in more restau-rants than he can count, mak-ing him a veteran in the culi-nary and hospitality world. Mr. Watsons training extends from taking multiple courses at the University in England, where he says he was trained in French cuisine. He later trained in country inns, world-class hotels, including Sheridan and Canadian Pacific hotels as well as leading restaurants. Ive worked hotels and restaurants globally and traveled a lot,Ž he says. Toronto, Nova Scotia, Alberta, the Caribbean and Denver are a few of the places he has lived; however, he lived in Toronto for 20 years, and that is where he says he gained the most experi-ence. In a sense, I was lucky to work in so many hotels throughout Europe and Canada because they have such a high-end and award-winning quality,Ž he says. The hotels there are very dif-ferent from the questionable qualities of hotels here.Ž Mr. Watson has lived in Florida for 20 years, and it is where he met his wife, Valerie. Together the couple ventured in opening King Charles Tea Shop, as well as Being parents to six Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, the couple sold all of their establish-ments. That is, until five years ago, when Bent-leys Bakery and Cafe was created and named after their eldest Cavalier. Filled with artwork, books, dry-erase boards for doodling at every table, and comfortable chairs; Bentleys offers a laidback, chic style of dining. Its hard to find us because of where were situated,Ž he says. Once were found, people cant stop coming back. We have quite the following.Ž Name: Martin Watson Age: 62 Original Hometown: Yorkshire, England Restaurant: Bentleys Cafe and Bakery, La Mer Plaza, 805 Donald Ross Road, Juno Beach Mission: We do a quite a bit of catering and we like to be inventive and creative with it; thats something that weve really been focusing on.Ž Cuisine: American fare Whats your footwear of choice in the kitchen? Birkenstocks, of course. Ive tried Shoes for Crews, and they just dont compare! The Birkenstocks are great clogs that are obvi-ously closed toe and comfortable.Ž What is your guilty culinary pleasure? To say one thing is just too hard. I would love to eat fresh fruit, fresh brie and bread all the time, but I know that isnt the healthiest diet. If I have a passion for something, then I would say, sau-sage. We have the best turkey sausage here and I would love to make a vegetarian sausage.Ž What advice would you give someone who wants to be a chef or restaurateur? If youre young, then my best advice would be to go into the medical field. This business brings long hours, lack of funds and youll be facing prob-lems that youd never even dream of.Ž Q In the kitchen with...MARTIN WATSON, Bentley’s Cafe and Bakery BY LOREN GUTENTAGlgutentag@floridaweekly.comTHE DISH Highlights from local menus The Palm Beach pop-up will return this summer to Caf Boulud. Celebrity Chef Daniel Boulud will bring his Boulud Sud concept back to the Brazilian Court Hotel for din-ner seven days a week from July 3 through Sept. 2. During a recent tasting, Chef Boulud offered a tasting of the fare, rang-ing from a delicately flavored cucum-ber gazpacho to the bracing gambas al ajillo, or whole head-on prawns with ratatouille and a basil pesto. His grilled octopus, served on a bed of arugula with Marcona almonds and Jerez vinegar, was tender yet firm, and the horiatiki brought forth a classic Greek salad filled with feta and tomato and season with oregano. Boulud Sud also will offer whole roasted lubina, the Euro-pean seabass, well as lamb and such mezze as falafel, hummus, babaganoush and the accompanying flatbread, lavash. Desserts included an elegant grapefruit givr, filled with pink grapefruit sorbet, sesame halva and rose loukoum, or Turkish delight. The pop-up will operate as a standalone restaurant on Caf Bouluds air-conditioned terrace within the fountain courtyard of the Brazilian Court. The pop-up will serve an la carte dinner menu daily from 5:30-10 p.m., and a three-course prix fixe menu for $35 per person on Satur-days and Sundays. The Brazilian Court is at 301 Australian Ave., Palm Beach; or call 655-7740. Mothers Day specials: Mothers Day is May 12, but you still have time to make arrangements to treat your mom on her special day:QDuffys will offer moms a Surf n TurfŽ special for $16.99 on May 12. That special includes a 6-ounce flat iron steak and lobster tail with the choice of one side. For a list of Duffys locations, visit Backyard Bar at Palm Beach Hibiscus House will offer a brunch buffet menu with fruit salad with roasted almonds, scrambled eggs with spinach and cheddar, crispy bacon, platters of prosci utto, s alami and cheese with Dijon mustard and jams, arugula salad with grilled pears, walnuts and blue cheese in balsamic vinaigrette, potato, tomato and feta frittata, pan-fried salmon with leeks in red curry sauce, pork loin steaks with pecan rosemary crust, sauted corn and sweet baby peppers, jas-mine rice with cilantro, oven roasted potatoes, fresh baked breads, crois-sants and muffins and apple pie with rosewater-infused vanilla sauce. The Mothers Day brunch buffet is 11 a.m.-3 p.m. May 12. Cost is $28.95 for adults. Includes mimosa or bloody Mary; or $15.95 for children 12 and under. The Backyard Bar is at Palm Beach Hibiscus House, 213 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach. For reserva-tions, call 339-2444. Speaking of brunch: Several downtown West Palm Beach restau-rants now offer brunch. QHullabaloo at 517 Clematis St., dishes up gastropub-style brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays. The restaurant offers such fare as pork belly with sweet potato hash, a brunch burger topped with a farm-fresh egg, house-made apple cider bacon, rosemary butt ermilk biscuits and stuffed French toast. Hullabaloo also offers bottomless Bloody Marys, mimosas, and Bellinis for $12.50. For reservations, call 833-1033.QOSheas Irish Pub at 531 Clematis St., hosts a traditional Irish breakfast from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. The menu includes breakfast sandwiches or the Green IslesŽ authentic meal filled with Irish bacon and sausage, fried eggs, tomatoes, mushrooms, baked beans and fresh-baked bread. The real excitement comes in OSheas creative cocktail list of four types of Bloody Marys. Call 833-3865.QThe Wine Dive at 319 Clematis St., offers brunch 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat-urday and Sunday, including smores French toast and red velvet Belgian waffles, as well as chicken and waf-fles and breakfast flatbread topped with chorizo. Bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys are available for $10. Call 318-8821.QHamburger Heaven offers a full breakfast menu seven days a week at 1 N. Clematis St., No. 130. The menu serves 30 breakfast options including 14 signature items such as the blueberry pancake tower, burger and egg Benedict and homemade quiches. Signature breakfast entrees include a complimentary mimosa on Saturdays and Sundays. Breakfast is served 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday through Friday and 7:30 a.m. to noon on weekends. Call 655-5277. The Backyard Bar at 213 S. Rosemary Ave. offers a Sunday Jazz Brunch, complete with live music from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Fresh fruit and yogurt, an array of fluffy omelets, quiche, French toast, eggs Benedict, and vegan options of scrambled tofu with roasted sesame seeds and spin-ach are available. The Backyard Bar also offers unlimited mimosas or Bloody Marys for $12. Call 339-2444.QPistache French Bistro 101 N. Clematis St., offers traditional French cuisine in a Parisian atmosphere for its brunch Saturday and Sunday. Din-ers can choose to sit indoors or on the patio overlooking the Downtown Waterfront. Call 833-5090. QE.R. Bradleys Saloon at 104 S. Clematis St., hosts a buffet-style brunch on Sundays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. with seating on the deck, indoors and in the garden and tiki areas. For $29.95, guests can choose from pancakes, biscuits, corned beef hash, home fries, sausage, bacon, fresh muffins and cinnamon buns, and creations from the homemade waffle and omelet stations. Children can dine for $11. Mimosas are $7 and the signature Bradley BloodyŽ comes served with Absolut Peppar vodka and an Old Bay rim for $10. Customers can also create their own cocktail for $11 at the Bloody Mary Bar.Ž C all 833 -3520.QParis Bakery & Caf offers its Le FruncheŽ (French brunch) Sat-urdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 212 S. Olive Ave. Breakfast crpes filled with eggs and traditional French ingredients like smoked salmon, brie or ratatouille are highlights of the menu, along with eggs in a cup,Ž old-fashioned French toast and break-fast sandwiches on crossaints or baguettes. Call 820-9281. Q Boulud, brunch and Mom’s special dayWATSON SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY The horiatiki


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WEEK OF MAY 9-15, 2013 THE BEST 9FLORIDA WEEKLY BEST ALL-ROUND CULTURAL INSTITUTION>> Society of the Four ArtsThe Society of the Four Arts had two impressive art exhibitions, and an array of concerts „ the irrepressible Barbara Cook sang an amazing show this season at the tender age of 85? The Society also has expanded its educa-tional outreach, with the new light-filled Fitz Eugene Dixon Education Building, a 1920s school building that has been repurposed with classrooms, a theater, lec-ture halls, art studios and a demonstration kitchen. The Society had its first artist in residence this spring who taught classes. And as if that were not enough, the gardens offer a place for reflection and an opportunity to remind yourself of why you live in Florida. 2 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach; 655-7226 or visit PLACE TO SEE HOW THE OTHER 2 PERCENT LIVED>> The Henry Morrison Flagler MuseumWhen Standard Oil and Florida East Coast Railway tycoon Henry Flagler wanted to give his bride a wedding present in 1902, he built Whitehall, easily the grandest house of its day in Florida. Today, as the Flagler Museum, that Beaux Arts master-piece remains one of the finest houses in Florida, complete with marble, artwork and killer Intracoastal Waterway views. The museum also offers a stellar concert series, awesome art exhibitions and a caf serving an elegant tea. You can walk through the house and imagine yourself living there as Flagler did. One Whitehall Way, Palm Beach; 655-2833 or PLACE TO VISIT OLD FLORIDA, FAST>> J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management AreaWith the proliferation of malls (strip and otherwise) and constant road expansion in South Florida, its easy to forget about the amazing ecosystem surrounding us. Explore a bit of natural Florida with a trip into the past at J.W. Corbett. This 60,000 acre preserve has a dirt road connecting Bee Line Highway (near Indi-antown Road) and Seminole Pratt Whitney entrances that meanders past pine flatwoods, cypress swamps and hardwood hammocks. Drive the road or simply hike the 1.2 mile Hungryland Boardwalk and Trail (located near the Seminole Pratt Whitney entrance) to look for cranes, alligators, hogs and more. Visit Corbett and find out what BC (before condo) Florida was like. Visit for more information.BEST PLACE FOR COMPASSIONATE CARE >> Hospice of Palm Beach CountyHospice is not about dying, but rather about living life in comfort and with dignity. Hospice of Palm Beach County offers holistic care and support for the whole family designed to improve physi-cal, psychological and spiritual well-being, whether at a patients home, an assisted living or nursing facility or one of Hospice of Palm Beach Countys facilities. 5300 East Ave., West Palm Beach; 848-5200 or TR U EBEA M ™ C YBE R KNIFE R A PID A R C ™ BR AC HYTHER A PY 877-930-SFRO www. SFROLLC .com ( 7376 ) TREASURE COAST | PALM BEACH COUNTY | BROWARD COUNTY | MIAMI-DADE COUNTY TrueBeamTM, a highly advanced treatment system combining radiotherapy and radiosurgery, fights even the most challenging cancers, and South Florida Radiation Oncology is the only practice in South Florida where youll find it.This revolutionary device precisely administers targeted doses of radiation to anywhere in the body using sophisticated imaging and state-of-the-art beam delivery. With TrueBeamTM, treatments are fast, effective and comfortable, and side effects are minimal. Most patients resume their normal daily activities immediately following treatment.Dont settle on a course of cancer treatment before you knowall your options. Contact South Florida Radiation Oncology today and find out if the new TrueBeamTM, or any of our advanced cancer therapies, is right for you. Get Back to Living Your Life.The Most Precise RadiationTreatment System in the World

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PAGE 46 FLORIDA WEEKLY14 THE BEST WEEK OF MAY 9-15, 2013 £>ˆ>ˆi]*>“i>V…>`iUx£‡™£‡x"U/>>"*i Monday-Friday 11:30 AM …2:30 PM LUNCH; 5:00…9:00 PM DINNER Saturday/Sunday 5:00…9:00 PM DINNER Our menu features traditional Thai favorites and contemporary alternatives that include unique vegetarian and fusion recipes. Best Thai Restaurant for 2010 … WFLX Fox 29 Best Thai Restaurant … Spotlight on the Northern Palm Beaches Rated A for Service and Food … Palm Beach Post Splendid Fork Award … Best Restaurant Revisited … Palm Beach Post Coming Soon to Jupiter...our second locationAah Loi Thai and Sushi w best2013 BEST BIKE TRAIL>> Lake Okeechobee Scenic TrailGet lost to find the best-kept secret bike trail around. The totally unobstructed Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail (LOST) sits atop the lakes Hoover Dike. The paved north path runs between Port Mayaca and Okeechobee; the south, from the Pahokee Marina to Moorehaven. Go prepared: Wear a helmet, take a cell phone, sunscreen, bug spray, water and snacks „ and leave at the first sign of lightning since youre the tall-est thing around. Drop down at various locks for food, water refills or restrooms „ none are on the trail. Worth it? Wait till you see that sunset on the lake. Port Mayaca locks, U.S. 441 at U.S. 98, Canal Point, Pahokee Marina, 190 N. Lake Ave., Pahokee, 800-564-4372BEST BONES TO PICK >> McCray’s BBQ trailerDerrick McCray has Super Bowl creds „ hes served his ribs to VIPS in Miami when the big game is played there. You can get the same ones from his McCrays BBQ mobile trailer, parked these days on a lot at 46th Street and Broadway in West Palm Beach. Smoked low and slowŽ over a wood-fired pit, and served only lightly sauced „ the result is pig-pickin at its best. Traditional sides and sweet brewed tea are good, but the ribs star „ along with the church ladies sweet potato pie when they have it. Plan to take them elsewhere to eat; its take-out only. 46th St. at Broad-way, West Palm BeachBEST PLACE FOR CREATIVE EVENTS>> Mainstreet at Midtown Mainstreet at Midtown is your destination for live music and inventive events. Whether its the 16-week free concert series, Music on the Plaza, their dance-under-the-stars instructional series, the annual amateur film festival swede fest’ palm beach, or the year-round calendar of block parties and festivals, theres an art to entertainment at Midtown. With seven different dining opportunities, plus retailers, salons, and services, ample free parking, and an all-ages attitude, theres something for everyone on Mainstreet at Midtown. 4801 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens; 630-6110 or BEST SPA>>PGA National Resort & SpaThis spa is all about the water. PGA National combines lavish amenities and impeccable personal service with the ancient restorative powers of The Waters of The WorldŽ „ a collection of healing min-eral pools with salts imported from around the globe, all in beautiful surroundings. The 40,000-square-foot sanctuary offers invigorating massages as well as cus-tomized treatments. Services include: 32 treatment rooms and areas, featuring the ultimate in privacy and comfort; those Waters of the WorldŽ; 100 body and skin-care treatments, including massages and touch therapies, facials, body treatments, and water therapies; a full-service salon, featuring haircuts, shampoos, and styling; hair and color treatments; and a full menu of nail services; Waters of the World Caf, the perfect place for a refreshing outdoor luncheon, snack, or beverage while relaxing by the pools; and the Spa Boutique offers attire, gifts, items, and signa-ture products (gift certificates available). 400 Avenue of the Champions, Palm Beach Gardens; 627-3111 or BIRD WATCHING>> Grassy Waters PreserveRoseate spoonbills, blue and green herons, cranes, grebes, storks, flycatchers, coots, purple gallinules and red-bellied woodpeckers. All of these feathered favorites love Grassy Waters Preserve, where several trails good for birdwatching wind through the 23-square-mile Manhattan-sized watershed. Education coordinator Sarah Hopler says go early and hike or cycle the perimeter trails „ Hog Hammock or Owahee „ that border shallower water for best birding in summertime. Take bug spray and a hat, and a long lens for the camera „ youll capture some beauties. 8264 Northlake Blvd., West Palm Beach, 804-4985,


FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MAY 9-15, 2013 THE BEST 15 FGNN17.'8#4&#./'#%*#4&'05gSW Corner at the Intracoastal Bridge IJEgJMHgEKNN999T9#6'49#;%#('T%1/ FRIDAY Rich Mojica Acoustic Music 4:00pm to 7:00pm SUNDAY Sway with the island beat of Reggae with “Rythmation” 7pm until midnight HAPPY HOUR 1/2 price Drinks M-Th 4:00pm to 6:30pm Fri 3:00pm-6:30pm S mell the fresh scent of food drifting over the water as you enjoy our water-front dining in Palm Beach Gardens. At Waterway Caf, we are the only floating bar and restaurant in Florida and we invite you to join us. Whether you are stopping by for happy hour or dancing, we are the best restaurant in Palm Beach to fulfill your every need.We provide customers with a one of a kind atmosphere full of flavorful food, the best service, fres h scents, reggae music, and best of all you can enjoy it all while being on the water. Being listed as the top restaurant by the Palm Beach Post for several years, we love to live up to our reputatio n. We hope to see you soon. W best2013 BEST PLACE TO STORE ANYTHING >> STORE Self Storage & Wine StorageSTORE Self Storage & Wine Storage brings you unparalleled amenities, competitive pricing, and exceptional customer service in an elegant and spa-cious facility. The five-story, climate-controlled building is Palm Beach Gardens only Category 4, hurricane-rated storage facility. STORE Self Storage features an array of custom unit sizes that are suitable for residential, as well as commercial clients. STORE Wine Storage offers a climate-controlled environment accessed by biometric technology, with a state-of-the-art wine inventory and management system, and indi-vidual African mahogany lockers. Clients also have access to the distinctive, private conference room for entertaining or business events. 11010 N. Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410, 561.627.8444, storeselfstorage.comBEST BREW WITH GAME>> Field of Beers at Roger Dean Stadium in JanuarySince 2008, Community Property have been rocking The boys of summer give way to the brews of winter at the annual Field of Beers at Roger Dean Stadium „ the prelude food and beer pairing for the Jupiter Craft Brewfest each January. Chef John Carlino and Brewfest organizer Fran Andrewlevich collaborate for weeks to match 15 or more craft beers with unique foods cooked on site that wow the sold-out crowd. The nighttime event is one-of-a-kind and has crazed followers, so once the limited tickets go on sale, move fast „ theyre gone in less than three hours. www.jupitercraftbrewersfestival.comBEST USED BOOK AND COMIC SHOP>> The Book Exchange and Comic ShopOffering a huge selection of used books, the Book Exchange is a great place to browse through thou-sands of paper and hardbacks in any genre, from sci-ence fiction to mystery, romance to classics, cooking to history. As if that werent enough, they also carry a huge selection of comics, including most new books and collections as well as back issues. Real comic book fans can reserve new issues of their favorites for free. Used CDs and DVDs are available as well, and they buy and trade all media. 807 Northlake Blvd., North Palm Beach, 863-1555BEST SELECTION OF BOUTIQUES>> Downtown at the GardensRetail is everywhere. Stores abound. But at Downtown at the Gardens, the mix of shops has been carefully selected. This shopping, dining and entertainment destination has crafted a clever array of unique boutiques to fit every style and budget. So whether youre hip and happening, smart and sophisticated or classically chic, youll discover the latest fashions and finds at the boutiques at Downtown at the Gardens.

PAGE 48 FLORIDA WEEKLY16 THE BEST WEEK OF MAY 9-15, 2013 0 0 0 0 13 13 best2013 BEST PLACE TO SEE AND TOUCH ANIMALS>> Busch Wildlife SanctuaryLocated in Jupiter, the Busch Wildlife Sanctuary is no zoo; its a sanctuary and hospital that gives visi-tors a unique look at Floridas natural ecosystems and wildlife. An active refuge that performs rescues and rehabilitation of wounded and at-risk animals, Busch wildlife offers plenty for any nature lover. Walking trails wind through cypress wetlands and oak ham-mocks, and habitats along the way contain eagles, crocodiles, panthers, bears and more. Regular activi-ties like wildlife encounters give visitors a chance to get up close and personal with the animals living on the refuge. 2500 Jupiter Park Drive, Jupiter, 575-3399, buschwildlife.comBEST VIEW FROM ABOVE >> Jupiter Inlet LighthouseThe old red Jupiter Lighthouse, built before the Civil War in 1860, stands sentinel over the Jupiter Inlet thats seen its share of Confederate supply boats, rumrunners and a U-boat or two. A climb of the 105 spiral-staircase steps leads to the lantern room, and the deck outside. Bring a camera „ you wont want to miss capturing the inlet and Jupiter Island view from above. The grounds house the museum and outdoor historical exhibits, accessible only via the museum. Open Tuesday through Sunday, May to December, the best time to climb for the biggest wow factor is the special moonrise tour during the full moon. 500 Captain Armours Way, Jupiter, 747-8380; www.jupiter-lighthouse.orgBEST DOCK AND DINE >> Waterway CafYouve heard of calling ahead for reservations „ at the Waterway Caf, you can radio in from your boat and have a table or the food waiting for you. With 300 feet of docks, bring the yacht or the sailboat „ the bridge next door will open for your mast. Food is solid surf and turf selections, and drinks free-flowing. The bonus: The value-driven happy hours and the early bird dinners take the sting out of paying $300 to fill up the boat. 2300 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens, 694-1700; BEST ARTWORK ON PGA BOULEVARD>> PGA CommonsOutstanding outdoor and indoor artwork can be encountered along a half-mile stretch of PGA Boulevard between 1-95 and Floridas Turnpike at PGA Commons. Abstract, b utterfly, flag, fish, horse, and kinetic sculptures line the boulevard along this distinct dining, shopping, and entertainment center. PGA Commons has an eclectic mix of restaurants, upscale retail shops, and fine art galleries. Charming European architecture with balconies, brightly colored awnings, staircases, abun-dant flowering landscapes, and inviting brick vias, welcome visitors to stroll and view the striking outdoor art collection. You can even play a game of chess on one of the life-size chessboards. 5100 PGA Boulevard, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418, 561.630.8630, BEST STREET FOOD EVENT>> Feast of Little Italy, Abacoa – NovemberFor three days, you can smell Abacoa before you see it „ its the garlic and spices wafting from the Feast of Little Italy, the food and cultural event now in its 11th year. Chefs give cooking demos and hand out samples; theres pasta, olive oil and wine everywhere. Music with street dancing and a bocce tournament, along with kids activities make it a family affair. But ultimately, its about food. To wit: What other festival can claim an official sausage?Ž


WEEK OF MAY 9-15, 2013 THE BEST 17FLORIDA WEEKLY Best place for creative events, live music and easy parkingWhen you think of fun things to do, think Mainstreet at Midtown. Get inspired by our eclectic events, the bands playing at Music On the Plaza, our annual swede fest’ amateur “ lm festival, Childrens Festival, Peace Love & Wellness Music Festival, and learn-to-dance Monday night program, Dance, Drink and Dine... all in a family friendly space! Add in “ ne and casual din-ing, quality retail, and an elegant performing arts venue … and you have the perfect mix. Visit for our year-round event calendar! THE ART OF TASTE For who and what is happening down our Mainstreet visit our website: midtownpga.com561.630.6110 | 4801 PGA Blvd., PBG, FL 33418 BEST CAR WASH>> Gardens Car Wash’s Unlimited Auto Wash ClubYour car is sure to shine for the least amount of money with the range of options at Unlimited Auto Wash Clubs three locations in northern Palm Beach County. Interior detailing includes carpet shampooing and leather cleaning and condition-ing. They even have a rain guarantee, so your car will continue to look spiffy, even during summer. Its at 6812 West Indiantown Road, Jupiter (next to McDonalds); 4109 Northlake Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens; and 1850 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. See for details. BEST HANDMADE SOAP>> Absolute SoapUnlike the soaps most of us have grown up with, which are closer to blocks of detergent than real soap, Abso-lute Soaps contain no chemicals, dyes, animal fats or other nasties. Theyre real, all-natural, vegan soaps handmade from oils like olive, avocado, palm and coconut combined with organic cocoa butter and unprocessed shea b utter. Thats what makes them so luscious and luxurious, and thats what catapult-ed co-founder and soap-master Joanna Schmidt to national prominence (shell be teaching at the national convention this year). The only downside: once you try them, supermarket soap just wont do. West Palm Beach, 907-SOAP, abso-lutesoap.comBEST PLACE TO BEAT CANCER>> South Florida Radiation Oncology At our mission is to prevent and cure cancer through leading-edge cancer care. We can help you fight any type of cancer with our state of the art equipment, highly trained staff, and support long after youve been treated. You never have to travel far for the most extensive radiation oncology and advanced cancer treat-ment options. We conveniently have many locations throughout Southeast Florida, including Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter. Let us help you Get Back to Living Your Life. 877-930-SFRO (7376) or sfrollc.comBEST PLACE TO BUY MUSIC>> Confusion RecordsGuess what? Theres still a place where the pleasures of sl owly digging through record bins, hearing music youve never heard, and chatting up a store owner with an ency-clopedic knowledge of music are alive: Confu-sion Records on Park Avenue in Lake Park. A ton of new and (most-ly) used LPs that are kinda-sorta grouped alphabetically pack more than half the store, and since you have to dig youll never know what youll find (like a mint first pressing of Warren Zevons Excitable BoyŽ). Digital fans arent left out either, with an eclectic selec-tion of CDs to peruse. When youre tired of the cold state of the music industry, stop by this vinyl and music geek nirvana to warm your heart. 848 Park Avenue, Lake Park, 848-1882,


FLORIDA WEEKLY18 THE BEST WEEK OF MAY 9-15, 2013 DR. MICHAEL PAPA Chiropractor Clinic Director Over 20 years in Palm Beach County Now o ering camp/school/sports physicals $20 DR. BRUCE GOLDBERGChiropractor, Acupuncture GIFT CERTIFICATECOMPLIMENTARY CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINATION & CONSULTATION PAPA CHIROPRACTIC & PHYSICAL THERAPY Jupiter Location 2632 Indiantown Road 561.744.7373 Get Back in the Game Full Physical Therapy Facility Treat Neck Pain, Back Pain and Sciatica caused by t BULGING/HERNIATED DISCS t DEGENERATIVE DISC DISEASE t FACET SYNDROME t FAILED BACK SURGERYWITHOUT THE USE OF DRUGS, INJECTIONS OR SURGERY Auto Accident? Palm Beach Gardens Location 9089 N. Military Trail, Suite 37 561.630.9598 www.PapaChiro.com20 Years in Jupiter & Palm Beach Gardens! WE ACCEPT MOST INSURANCE PLANS $150 VALUE This certi cate applies to consultation and examination and must be presented on the date of the rst visit. This certi cate will also cover a prevention evaluation for Medicare recipients. The patient and any other person responsible for payment has the right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed for any other service, examination or treatment that is performed as a result of and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee or reduced fee service, examination or treatment. Expires 05/16/2013. BEST INDOOR PLAYGROUND>> Cool Beans Indoor Playground CafCars, stranger-danger, and dog poop are all possible hazards of outdoor play. Unleash the tots inside instead at Cool Beans Indoor Playground and Cafe, where adults can catch up on their caffeine with a mocha latte while the small people tumble, jump, bounce and play dress-up. Good for parties, too, the place has a list of special guestsŽ for hire like Elmo, Batman and other school-age celebs. Classes „ Bodies in Motion and Music Together „ are planned soon for the recently remod-eled play facility. 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave. (Downtown at the Gardens), Palm Beach Gardens 627-1782; www.coolbeanspl aycafe.comBEST PUTT-PUTT>> Shipwrecks Entertainment CenterArg, mateys! I cant see! Its this patch on my eye! No, wait „ its a glow-in-thedark mini-golf course a la pirates and shipwrecks and treasure hunts. Shipwrecks Entertainment Center in Lake Park is a huge indoor p utt-putt c ourse with copious black lights, along with Blackbeard and ocean-life themed art and life-sized figures sprinkled about the place. A game arcade for those non duffers, and a casual menu of pizza and baked chicken wings, with beer and wine for the grownups, make it whole-family friendly. 1447 10th St., Lake Park, 840-6600; www.shipwrecksparty-center.comBEST PLACE TO GET ALL TILED UP>>Tile Market & DesignWhether its a backsplash or a patio, Tile Market & Design has you covered. The company, owned by Lee and Peri Newman, carries hundreds of specialty products, from marble and ceramic tile to glass tile, eco-friendly tile, exclusive metals and sinks. Known as renovation specialists, the company will let customers borrow samples and concept boards, and will visit you on site if necessary. 11221 U.S. High-way 1, North Palm Beach; 747-6216 or tilemarketusa.comBEST PLACE FOR DECORATIVE HARDWARE>>Anderson’s Classic HardwareJim Anderson has more than 70 years of experience in sell-ing and installing custom hardware in homes and commer-cial spaces through-out the area. The company continues to represent the top manufacturers of fine decorative door and cabinet hard-ware, plumbing fix-tures for bath and kitchen and lighting. Other home accessories include mailboxes, doorknockers, exterior gate and shutter hardware, house numbers and more. Designers have described his store as the place where, you get the Neiman Marcus quality and service for the Home Depot price.Ž That shows in the pride he, his wife and chil-dren have taken in the business their family has run since 1935. 605 S. Olive Ave., downtown West Palm Beach; 655-3109 or


WEEK OF MAY 9-15, 2013 THE BEST 19 ANDERSON’S CLASSIC HARDWARE FINE DECORATIVE HARDWARE AND PLUMBING SINCE 1935605 South Olive Avenue West Palm Beach, FL 33401phone (561) 655-3109 fax (561) 655-3162 MADE IN BROOKLYN, NEW YORK Carpet Cleaning Specialists 561.670.0335 We Bring Cleanliness to your Carpet & Smiles to your Face! ‡&DUSHW&OHDQLQJ HEAVY DUTY VACUUMED CHEMICALLY PRE-CONDITIONED SPOTS REMOVED HIGH PERFORMANCE HEAVY DUTY JET EXTRACTION WAND RINSES ALL SOIL & CLEANERS WITH CLEAN, CLEAR HOT STEAM ‡7LOH&OHDQLQJ ‡:DWHU'DPDJH Clean Up ‡$UHD5XJV ‡8SKROVWHU\ 6HUYLQJ3DOP%HDFK 0DUWLQ2NHHFKREHH &RXQWLHV Why Cab It? Not a Cab, but cheaper!Cheaper than a DUI!Dont risk it!CallƒWhy Cab It?561-307-1311Serving Palm Beach Text whycabit to 49798 for $5.00 off We bring you and your car home safe when you have had too much to drink! Well get YOU and your CAR home safe and in style! best2013 BEST TAKE-IT-TO-THE-MAT EXPERIENCE>> Bodhi Hot YogaIts all about balance and flow „ and a little sweat. Bakran and Vinyasa methods are taught at Bodhi Hot Yoga and leave participants with strength, muscle tone and flexibility „ and maybe a few pounds lighter after a while. The thermostat is punched way up while the teacher demonstrates the 26 poses and brings the core strength in play. Students leave sweating and invigorated „ its power yoga marries sauna therapy. Bring at least two towels and plenty of water to hydrate. Youll need them. 9920 Alt. A1A, Palm Beach Gardens, 835-1577, bodhihotyoga.comBEST CHEF GOING IT ALONE>> Tim Lipman, Coolinary CafMany chefs have deep-pocket investors behind them. Not Tim Lipman, who launched the Coolinary Caf in Jupiter a year ago with $300 left in the bank. Hes behind the stove each day and night theyre open, and with spouse Jenny running the front-of-house, he keeps a hand in it all. His homemade sausages and condiments and a new garden (off site) speak to his philosophy for sustainable, local fresh foods served with creativity. Go early on prime nights or in season and expect to wait. 4650 Donald Ross Road, Jupiter, 249-6760; www.coolinarycafe.comBEST PLACE FOR A CHARMING DINING EXPERIENCE>> Pelican CafThe Pelican Caf offers cottage charm, pure and simple. Think New England with palm trees. The blueberry doughnuts are not to be missed, and the thin-crust Tuscan pizzas offer generous toppings on a crispy crust. There are plenty of pasta dishes „ be sure to check out Mama Frangiones Sunday Pasta. True to their New England roots, owners Mark Frangione and Karen Howe offer an ample selection of seafood, from linguine in clam sauce to crab cakes. 612 U.S. Highway 1, Lake Park; 842-7272 or BEST PLACE TO GET WELL ADJUSTED>> Papa Chiropractic and Physical TherapyFor more than 20 years, Dr. Michael Papa and his team have put patients on the path to wellness, offering treatments for pain manage-ment as well as helping them remain on the road to wellness. In addi-tion to chiropractic care, Dr. Papa offers massage therapy, acupuncture treatments, nutritional and lifestyle counseling, corrective exercise and therapeutic products. 2632 Indian-town Road, Jupiter; 744-7373; 9089 N. Military Trail, Palm Beach Gar-dens, 630-9598; or


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