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TAKE ME TO Be prepared for an emergency. For your FREE rst aid kit, call 855.831.2803 The DishA calzone makes for hearty eating at Four Brothers. B11 ROGER WILLIAMS A2 OPINION A4 PETS A6 BUSINESS A17 INVESTING A17 AUTOMOTIVE A18 REAL ESTATE A21 ARTS B1 COLLECTING B2 CALENDAR B4-6 PUZZLES B9 CUISINE B11 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 INSIDE Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes and Android App Store.www.FloridaWeekly.comWEEK OF JULY 12-18, 2018 Behind the WheelA look at the Lincoln Navigator, which turns 20. A18 Shakespeare festivalAntony & Cleopatra heat up the stage. B1 An American originalDramaworks show pays tribute to Woody Guthrie. B1 Will it be Anna and Elsa from Frozen, Ariel from The Little Mermaid, Belle from Beauty and the Beast or Jasmine from Aladdin who grace Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium with their presence? Children can find out during Pirate and Princess Night. The July 14 event invites little girls and their mothers to dress up as one of their favorite fair ladies and enjoy meet and greets and photo opportunities. Lads and dads can don bandannas, eye patches and sashes before heading to the ballpark for a swashbuckling showdown between the Charlotte Stonecrabs and the Jupiter Hammerheads. Last year, we brought three princesses out and one pirate, said Mike Bauer, the stadiums general manager. Were making it a little bit better, and with the weather helping, we expect itll be a great night. Activities include balloon artists, bounce houses and face painting, as well as a treasure hunt. By following the clues on a HE GERSHWINS HAD IT RIGHT WHEN THEY SAID the living was easy in Summertime. That is especially true in South Florida restaurants, where the locals reap the benefits of being here year-round. What does that mean for locals? For starters, there are fewer lines at the door, and there is greater ease in getting reservations. Plus, its easier on the pocketbook, with happy hours galore, as well as summer dining deals, like Old Northwoods Summerlicious Dining Deal and Flavor Palm Beach, that are designed to give you an opportunity to mix things up at a discount. Bring an appetite, and enjoy! Vol. VIII, No. 37 FREECOMPILED BY JANIS FONTAINE FLORIDA WEEKLYDEALS FOR SUMMERCOURTESY PHOTOSAt top: Kabuki Sushi Thai Tapas Mixed Berry Mojito. Above: Guests Dining at Grilled Cheese Gallery. At right: The Beauty And The Beeeef.SEE DINING, A12 TRoger Dean bringing pirates, princessesBY AMY WOODSawoods@ SEE DEAN, A15


A2 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 12-18, 2018 PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY Visit us online at A LOT TO LIKE SALE30%-50% OFFSALEMore than 60% of our Inventory Hurry In f Best Selection! Luxury Comft Footar Lux u y F omf t r 10953 N. Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 561-775-6113 www.ShoeSpaUSA.comCannot be combined with other offers. Not valid on prior purchases. Sale shoes only. roger COMMENTARYFree adviceIt has always been my policy to charge exorbitant fees for the consulting work I do. When you gouge the other guy, youve demonstrated the muscular Yankee capacity for greed and trade the nation depends on. But thats only part of what makes America great. The other part is war. This time, therefore, Im offering free advice, both to President Donald Trumps administration, the 45th since George Washington turned down an offer from a couple of his generals to be king and instead became the nations first president; and to you, my fellow and not-so-fellow Americans. War, not just trade, made America great, as our peerless international reach suggests. Unpopular as the idea might seem on the surface, war is good, like a big breakfast. Not just from a strictly economic standpoint, but from a cultural standpoint. For most Americans, this has been a good century for war, so far. Weve been able to wage it for 17 years now (since 2001) without actually fighting it en masse. Less than 1 percent of Americans have served in Iraq or Afghanistan, and the rest of us have served in shopping malls and spas and restaurants and newcar lots and country club golf courses and at the beach. But weve managed to beat the hell out of all kinds of people and insert ourselves physically and firmly into North Africa and the Middle East, where wed never had a secure foothold until now. Yes, Iraq and Afghanistan will ultimately cost between $7 trillion and $9 trillion, estimates suggest, but thats money taxpayers as yet unborn can pay. Why worry about it? Really, not our problem. We should have done something like this 100 years ago. The 20th century, sometimes referred to as the American century, was a little more difficult in war terms than the 21st at least so far requiring a little more American participation. But the American century might have been even more American if wed quit screwing around in 1918, at the end of the First World War, and just marched over the top of everybody else left alive in Europe. By that time, most of the young men from one end of the European continent to the other were dead or wounded. We would now be treating the European nations as territories, the way we treat Puerto Rico or Guam today, if President Woodrow Wilson hadnt gone around like a flower-waver trying to promote a League of Nations. What a joke. And peace. Another joke. You cant be great if you wave flowers. Unrealistic? No. France, for example, lost more than 1.3 million young men, England as many as 770,000, the Russian empire somewhere in the vicinity of 2 million, Austria-Hungary lost more than 1.2 million, Germany itself more than 2 million and the Turks (the Ottoman empire), who fought with the Germans, as many as 771,000. That was killed, not just wounded mostly men between the ages of 17 and 30. The United States lost 116,000 men, about 53,000 killed in battle, in World War I. And we were pumped up. We could have ambled right through western Europe and out the other side, all the way to the Bosphorus Strait that separates Europe and Asia by about a mile at Istanbul, home of the Blue Mosque and the Hagia Sophia. But we didnt take advantage of our strength then because we wanted to come home and complain about Italian immigrants. At that point in time, during the greatest migration in the history of the world to date, 24 million people flooded our shores. A lot of Americans felt the Italians were making us smelly, ugly and goofy, not great. Then we tasted their food, washed it down with a little Chianti, and changed our minds. Hey bro, just kidding, we said, blaming black people instead and tucking into our pastas, our risottos, our prosciuttos, our tiramisus. But we almost blew it; it took World War II, not an easy win, to put us back in the saddle. And once again, we screwed up by giving away the fort. We called it the Marshall Plan, after Gen. George Marshall, who thought of it $13 billion at the time, about $110 billion in todays dollars to pick up our former enemies and help them trade. Trade is great, dont forget, but war is greater. In Marshalls day, two other generals understood what we had power and advocated its use: George S. Patton Jr., in 1945, and Douglas MacArthur a few years later. Patton died before he could really get started with the idea of putting the Russians out of business forever by ramming the Third Army down their throats, but President Harry Truman had to fire MacArthur, who wanted to nuke the Chinese in 1951 during the Korean War, which would have been the equivalent of marching to the eastern lip of Europe, in Turkey, in 1918. And now we have a leader who might actually do this for us he might use the trade war he already started to engage our friends and enemies alike in a third world war, sort of an add-on to our 17 years of parochial pissing-matches over oil and influence. Now would be the time. Otherwise, some historian will be calling the 21st century the Chinese century since they have almost 1.5 billion people, theyve figured out the talent pool includes women (sort of), they have enough food, and they want to be on top. Its now or never, Donald, take it from me the only free advice Ill ever give you. Until next time. 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JULY Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center | 3360 Burns Road | Palm Beach Gardens | COMMUNITY EVENTS & LECTURES FOR RESERVATIONS, PLEASE CALL 855.857.9610. Smoking Cessation ClassesWednesday, July 11, 18, 25 & August 1, 8 @ 5:30pm 6:30pm Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center // Classroom 3 PBGMC is teaming up with the Area Health Education Center to provide education on the health eects related to tobacco use, the benets of quitting and what to expect when quitting. A trained Tobacco Cessation Specialist guides participants as they identify triggers and withdrawal symptoms and brainstorms ways to cope with them. Please call 855.387.5864 to make a reservation. Reservations are required. All screenings held at: Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center FREE COMMUNITY SCREENINGSFree Heart Attack Assessment Screenings (blood pressure, BMI, glucose and cholesterol) Wednesday, July 11 @ 7am 11am Classroom 3 Osteoporosis ScreeningsThursday, July 19 @ 9am 1pm Outpatient Entrance FREE Community Chair Yoga Class Class taught by Sara Chambers, RN, BSN, CYT Wednesday, July 18 @ 6pm 7pm Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center // Classroom 4 Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center now oers a chair yoga class for the community. The class will be taught by the assistant nurse manager of cardiac rehab, Sara Chambers, who is also a certied yoga instructor. Using the same techniques as traditional yoga, the class is modied to allow for gentle stretching, designed to help participants strengthen their muscles and work on their balance. Please call 855.387.5864 to make a reservation. Reservations are required. Am I at Risk For Falling? Lecture by Philp Blatt, PT, PhD, NCS physical therapist at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Centers Outpatient Rehabilitation Center Thursday, July 12 @ 6pm 7pm Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center // Classroom 4 Falls, with or without injury, also carry a heavy quality of life impact. However, falling is not an inevitable result of aging. Through practical lifestyle adjustments, falls prevention programs and clinical-community partnerships, the number of falls among older adults can be substantially reduced. Join Phil Blatt, a physical therapist at PBGMCs outpatient rehabilitation center, for an informative lecture on fall risk identication and strategies to help stay safe. Reservations are required. Please call 855.387.5864 to make a reservation. Light dinner and refreshments will be served. Mind Over Bladder Lecture by Marielena Miquel, MSPT, a physical therapist at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Centers Outpatient Rehabilitation Center Thursday, July 19 @ 6pm 7pm Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center // Classroom 4 Pelvic oor physical therapy is an approach designed to improve the strength and function of the muscles that support your bladder, urethra and other organs within the pelvis. Join Marielena Miquel, a physical therapist at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Centers Outpatient Rehabilitation Center, to learn more about overall bladder health as well as potential benets of pelvic oor physical therapy. Reservations are required. Please call 855.387.5864 to make a reservation. Light dinner and refreshments will be served. RECEIVE AFREECOOKBOOK!Hands-Only CPR ClassTuesday, July 17 @ 6:30pm 7:30pm Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue // Station 1 4425 Burns Road, Palm Beach Gardens Eective bystander CPR provided immediately after sudden cardiac arrest can double or triple a victims chance of survival. Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center has teamed up with Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue to provide free monthly CPR classes for the community. Classes will be held at Fire Station 1. Local EMS will give a hands-only, CPR demonstration and go over Automated External Debrillator (AED) use. Participants will have the opportunity to practice their new skills using CPR manikins. Certication will not be provided. Please call 855.387.5864 to make a reservation. Reservations are required.


A4 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 12-18, 2018 PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY PublisherPason Gaddispgaddis@floridaweekly.comEditor Scott Reporters & ContributorsRoger Williams Evan Williams Janis Fontaine Jan Norris Larry Bush Mary Thurwachter Amy Woods Steven J. Smith Gail V. Haines Andy Spilos Ron HayesPresentation Editor Eric Production Manager Alisa Bowmanabowman@floridaweekly.comGraphic DesignersChris Andruskiewicz Paul Heinrich Linda Iskra Meg Roloff Scott Sleeper Digital Advertising ManagerGina Sales and Marketing ExecutiveMaurice Bryantmaurice.bryant@floridaweekly.comSales and Marketing AssistantBetsy Jimenez CirculationJean Louis Giovanny Marcelin Evelyn Talbot Published by Florida Media Group LLCPason Gaddispgaddis@floridaweekly.comJeffrey Culljcull@floridaweekly.comJim Street Address: 11380 Prosperity Farms Road, Suite 103 Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33410 Phone 561.904.6470 Fax: 561.904.6456 Call 561.904.6470 or visit us on the web at and click on subscribe today.One-year mailed subscriptions: $34.95 in-county $53.95 in-state $60.95 out-of-stateSubscriptions:Copyright: The contents of the Florida Weekly are copyright 2018 by Florida Media Group, LLC. No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC. OPINIONDoublespeak double-crossDont you just love doublespeak, which deliberately obscures, disguises, distorts or reverses the meaning of words, according to the dictionary? Its the distorted language of grievance that allows societys oppressors to wallow absurdly in their contrived victimhood. One of my favorites is a phrase used against anybody who dares oppose the nations plutocrats, these obese cats who routinely use a small part of their ill-gotten gains to buy candidates oh, Im sorry, I mean make campaign contributions to elect officials who will return the favors by twisting the laws to protect the prosperous from prosecution for thievery. What happens when an ybody utters even a mild criticism? They all shriek CLASS WARFARE at the top of their lungs. That distortion is effective in a nation that prides itself on its alleged economic opportunity, even though just a cursory look will reveal that is actually just a myth; what we really have is gross financial inequality, with most of the countrys abundance held in the vaults of those at the tippy-top of the heap. In reality, they wage class warfare against everyone else. Thats right up there with playing the race card, the favorite of those who play the race card constantly, holding on to that grand American tradition of white bigotry against people of color. That doesnt stop white bigots from feeling set upon by every effort, no matter how puny, to counter the nations built-in prejudice. Affirmative action becomes reverse discrimination, even though it has had limited success in correcting the severe disparities that still exist. But dont worry, white supremacists, help is on the way: Anthony Kennedy, who spent 30 years as a Supreme Court associate justice, is retiring. Kennedy has been an independent-minded conservative who had reluctantly supported such concepts as affirmative action and gay rights. Without a doubt, President Donald Trumps nominee to replace him will be someone far to the right. Really far to the right. Goodbye, civil rights; goodbye, sexual freedom. At top of the chutzpah hit parade is the complaint by Trump supporters that opponents are forgetting their manners, suddenly lacking in civility. Trump supporters complaining about incivility? Their leader invented that game. His combination of lying, name-calling, bigotry and misogyny has turned every debate about issues into an attack not just on civility, but on civilization. All this hypocrisy has been inspired by the recent experience of administration luminaries who have been trying to eat out. The most famous incident involves Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the Trump press secretary. By now we all are well aware that the owner and staff of a Lexington, Virginia, restaurant were so offended by her role in the Trump administration that they asked her to leave, which set off outrage in Trumpsters everywhere. I have a simple solution: Set up separate dining rooms for Trump supporters and their adversaries. In Mexican restaurants, to avoid food fights, put up a wall. Problem solved. (It will be funded by Mexico, of course.)What is nowhere near being solved is the constant doublespeak, the language of hypocrisy. Over time, the incessant use of such semantic dishonesty has dissolved the trust necessary to make a democracy function. Maybe thats why ours is not functioning so well anymore. Bob Franken is an Emmy Awardwinning reporter who covered Washington for more than 20 years with CNN.Roe is a travestyThe prospect of overturning Roe v. Wade will be at the foreground of the battle over Justice Anthony Kennedys replacement, and it should be. Roe is judicially wrought social legislation pretending to the status of constitutional law. It is more adventurous than Miranda and Griswold, other watchwords of judicial activism from its era. It is as much a highhanded attempt to impose a settlement on a hotly contested political question as the abhorrent Dred Scott decision denying the rights of blacks. It is, in short, a travesty that a constitutionalist Supreme Court should excise from its body of work with all due haste. Roe has been commonly misunderstood since it was handed down in 1973, in part because its supporters have been so determined to obscure its radicalism. It is commonly thought that Roe only prohibits restrictions on abortion in the first trimester, when it effectively forbids them at any time, imposing a pro-abortion regime as sweeping as anywhere in the advanced world. Roe struck down 50 state laws and has made it all but impossible to regulate abortion, except in the narrowest circumstances. More to the point, the argument that its particular set of policy preferences is mandated by the Constitution is flatly preposterous. Over the years, the decisions laughable constitutional inadequacy has been widely recognized. Shortly after it came down, Harvard Law School professor John Hart Ely, a supporter of legalized abortion, wrote that Roe is bad because it is bad constitutional law, or rather because it is not constitutional law and gives almost no sense of an obligation to try to be. The court in Roe purported to find the constitutional right to abortion in the 14th Amendment, which says that no state can deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law. This passage has no obvious or even subtle connection to legalized abortion (in fact, abortion laws were being tightened in the 19th century when the amendment passed). No matter. According to Justice Harry Blackmun, abortion is so central to liberty that no restriction on it can stand constitutional scrutiny. He is at pains to deny that unborn children are persons in the whole sense. As evidence, he points to clauses in the Constitution about persons that dont have pre-natal application, e.g., the requirement that persons must be 35 or older to run for president. This is too stupid for words. Just because clauses like this refer to adults doesnt mean that minors, or unborn children, dont have rights. The best case that can be made for Roe is that it is a mistaken decision on the books for nearly 50 years now, so it has to be honored as a precedent. But the court is not, and shouldnt be, in the practice of standing by fundamentally flawed decisions. Brown v. Board of Education overturned Plessy v. Ferguson, which upheld segregated education, almost 60 years later. Just last week, the Court overturned a labor decision from 1977. Roe is bad law and bad democracy. It has no sound constitutional basis, and deserves to go the way of the courts other embarrassments and misfires. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. rich LOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly bob FRANKENKing Features


FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 12-18, 2018 A5 Its time for our annual Quantum in the Community initiative! $750K is available to nonprots in Palm Beach County who work to meet peoples basic needs such as food, housing, transportation and nancial assistance. Learn if you qualify for up to $25, 000 to support your work by visiting!Applications close July 27 Apply at 28 Years in Jupiter & Palm Beach Gardens!PALM BEACH GARDENS 9089 N. Military Trail, Suite 37 Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410561.630.9598PORT ST. LUCIE 9109 South US Hwy One Port St. Lucie, FL 34952772.337.1300JUPITER 2632 Indiantown Road Jupiter, FL 33458561.744.7373 This certicate applies to consultation and examination and must be presented on the date of the rst visit. This certicate 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 8/2/2018.$150VALUE CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINATION & CONSULTATIONCOMPLIMENTARY We accept most insurance providers including: School, Camp or Sports Physical$20 DR. ALESSANDRA COLN Chiropractor Se Habla Espaol DR. MICHAEL PAPA Chiropractor Clinic Director AUTO ACCIDENT TREATMENT CENTERWe provide spinal decompression treatments!Will see auto accident suerers same day!FULL PHYSICAL THERAPY FACILITYTreat Neck Pain, Back Pain and Sciatica caused by:Bulging/Herniated Discs Degenerative Disc Disease Facet Syndrome Failed Back SurgeryAll without the use of drugs, injections or surgery! AREA MARKETSSinger Island Green & Artisan Market 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Singer Islands Ocean Walk, 2401 Ocean Ave. along scenic A1A. Petand kidfriendly. Lake Worth High School Flea Market 5 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, year-round, under the Interstate 95 overpass on Lake Worth Road. Info: 561-439-1539. Palm Beach Gardens Summer GreenMarket Through Sept. 30, at its breezy, undercover summer location at STORE Self Storage and Wine Storage, 11010 N. Military Trail in Palm Beach Gardens. Hours: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays. No pets. 561-6301100; Jupiter Farmers Market at El Sol 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays, year-round, 106 Military Trail, Jupiter. 561-283-5856; Waterfront Market at Harbourside Place 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays along the waterfront. Yoga class at 10 a.m. Live music at noon. Free parking during the market. Pet friendly. Tiki Market 4-7 p.m. Sunday at the Rivera Beach Marina, 190 E. 13th St., West Palm Beach. Food and Caribbean merchandise. Vendors wanted. 561-844-3408. Rust Market 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. the third Saturday of the month in the parking area at Kelsey Vintage, 748B Park Ave., Lake Park. Vendors of vintage and collectible items and decor, clothing, jewelry, artisan pieces, and more. Brunch, beer and mimosas available from Brick N Barrel. Free parking. Next market: July 21. High-tech, fun kitchen coming to Palm Beach GardensSues Tech Kitchen, a technologybased education event, is coming to Palm Beach Gardens for three days starting July 20. The Zuckerberg Media creation is an interactive edible experience for all ages that encourages healthy relationships with technology and inspires children to embrace STEM skills. Experiences will include 3D Printed SMores, Coding with Candy and a Subzero Stand teaching the science of liquid nitrogen, as well as brand new features, such as RoboKitchen and Drone Drops, Sues Tech Kitchen opens at 9 a.m. Friday at Downtown at the Gardens, 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave, Admission is $24.95 per person (ages 2 and under free). Purchases tickets online at For more information, visit Hanley Foundation names five new board membersHanley Foundation CEO Jan Cairnes announces five new members elected to the board of the nonprofit statewide provider of substance abuse prevention and education. The new members are: H. Loy Anderson, Sharon McGinley, Michael Pike, Kelly Rooney and James Schneider. Mr. Anderson is chairman of The Paradise Fund, a nonprofit addressing political, environmental, health, educational and social problems facing children. Ms. McGinley is the founder and executive director of Eddies House, an organization that provides guidance and support to young people aging out of the foster care system. Mr. Pike is an attorney at Pike & Lustig, LLP, located in West Palm Beach. His practice focuses on personal injury, commercial litigation, auto accidents, highway accidents, wrongful death, insurance litigation, business litigation, sexual battery and assault and RICO. Ms. Rooney is CEO and founder of Josephine Alexander Collective, a line of accessories handmade in different countries with the mission of providing secure and stable forms of income to the artisans creating them. Mr. Schneider is a senior portfolio advisor at Merrill Lynch, where he secures financing for his clients and designs financial plans and investment strategies. Sarah Cortvriend has been named incoming chair of the board. She is an attorney at Carlton Fields. She practices complex commercial litigation in federal and state courts. For more information, visit or call 561-268-2355.


A6 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 12-18, 2018 PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY PET TALESWords about friends BY KIM CAMPBELL THORNTONAndrews McMeel SyndicationWhen I was growing up, I was a shy, quiet child, and the phrase I heard most often from my grandmother was Whats the matter? Cat got your tongue? When I began writing this weeks feature on the many ways animals appear in our language it was the first phrase that came to mind. While it seems as if this saying should have a colorful history, its origins are as shy as I was. Its first known appearance in print was in Ballous Monthly Magazine, vol. 53, in 1881, where it was described as a phrase said by children. One other theory, unsupported by quality references, suggests that the saying dates to the Middle Ages, when it was thought that a witchs cat would steal or control the tongue of anyone who saw the witch in action so that she couldnt be reported to the authorities. This time of year is notable for its dog days, known for their scorching heat. The dog days occur in summer when Sirius, the dog star, shines brightly in the sky. Its name derives from the ancient Greek word seirios, meaning sparking, fiery or burning. The star, which rises early in the morning in the path of the sun, was thought to be the cause of hot midsummer days. The dog days begin in mid-to-late July and end on Aug. 11. The Cambridge Dictionary defines a cool cat as a fashionable person. I prefer the American Heritage Dictionarys slang definition of the word cool composure or poise because that so perfectly describes a cats normal state of being. The phrase cool cat entered the language in the 1940s, associated with jazz music. The digital Oxford English Dictionary says slang references to cats as people who appreciate jazz date to 1936, and the use of cool in reference to jazz music appeared in 1947. The mashup cool cat probably occurred soon thereafter. The metaphor black dog as a term for depression has a long history. The negative image of black dogs dates to Roman times, when the poet Horace wrote that the sight of a black dog with puppies was a bad omen. Wordsmith Samuel Johnson used the phrase in the 18th century to describe his melancholia, and Brewers Dictionary of Phrase and Fable listed the saying a black dog has walked over him to describe a sullen person. In the 20th century, British prime minister Winston Churchill used the phrase black dog to refer to his own depression. Have you ever let the cat out of the bag? This idiom, referring to spilling a secret, has no clear origin, but Barbara Mikkelson of the urban folklore website wrote in 2012 that it could have to do with a similarity between the behavior of both secrets and cats once either is let out, they go wherever they want. I am reminded of the time our late cat Peter the Gray trapped himself inside a plastic bag and ran frantically back and forth down the hall trying to escape it. In much the same way, a secret-keeper often struggles to contain his or her knowledge until it finally bursts out the way Peter did from the bag. Its a dogs life. We all wish we could live that, dont we? Or do we? What does that phrase mean? In its earliest known reference in a 16th-century manuscript, it referred to a miserably unhappy existence. But considering the multi-billion-dollar pet industry in this country alone, I think that now we can safely say that the phrase refers to a pampered life indeed. Pets of the Week>> Riley is a 76-pound, 11-yearold male LabRottweiler mix that is sweet, loving and well mannered. >> Khloe is a 2-year-old female cat that is a lovey dovey girl. Lots of head bonks are in your future if you adopt her. To adopt or foster a petThe Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League, Humane Society of the Palm Beaches, is at 3100/3200 Military Trail in West Palm Beach. Adoptable pets and other information can be seen at For adoption information, call 561-686-6656. >> Dixie is a spayed 5-year-old Lynx Point Siamese that loves ear and belly rubs. All she wants is a quiet lap to curl up on. >> Wheeler is an affectionate 5-yearold neutered black mini-house panther that loves looking at himself in the mirror.To adopt or foster a petAdopt A Cat is a free-roaming cat rescue facility at 1125 Old Dixie Highway, Lake Park. The shelter is open to the public by appointment (call 561-848-4911, Option 3). For additional information, and photos of other adoptable cats, see www.adoptacatfoundation. org, or on Facebook, Adopt A Cat Foundation. Cats and dogs enliven our language in many ways. 1681 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33409 www.foreignaff airsauto.comSCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT! 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A8 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 12-18, 2018 PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY Acupuncture Helps with Sleep IssuesQuestion: Can Acupuncture help improve my sleep? Answer: Summer is upon us and one of the busiest times of the year and yet at the end of the day many people have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep. Every day that I spend in the clinic I am reminded of this enduring truth: Acupuncture can always be counted on to put you to sleep. Why does sticking needles into your body help with sleep? In a state of sympathetic nervous response (fight or flight), which is activated from daily stressors all the resources of your body are recruited in effort to survive, thus redirecting blood flow to your muscles. It dilates your pupils and lungs. It accelerates your heart-rate. This cascade of physiological responses prepares your body to either run or fight. Acupuncture has the effect of stimulating the parasympathetics, thus dis-inhibiting this mechanism. So post acupuncture you can expect to experience all the benefits of the rest and digest phase of your nervous system; slower heart-rate, deeper sleep, smoother digestion, and increase general sense of well-being.ADVERTISEMENT ACUPUNCTURE HEALTH AND HEALINGWendy Miller, Acupuncture Physical Diplomate of Oriental Medicine AcuWellness Group Acupuncture for Health and Healing Address: Downto wn Abacoa 1209 Main Street, #104, Jupiter, FL 33458 Phone: 561-557-6556 Website: Email: info@acuwellnessgroup.comAcuWellness Team: Christy Bongiovanni: Acupuncture Physician, Diplomate of Oriental Medicine, Holistic Health Coach Ask the Health & Beauty Experts Wellington Regional Medical Center starts Westlake ER center workGround was broken May 24 for the Wellington Regional Medical Centers 10,379-square-foot freestanding emergency medical facility in Westlake. Located at 16400 Persimmon Blvd., the full-service facility will provide emergency care 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It will have eight exam rooms, CT scan, X-ray and ultrasound, and a lab. Doctors and staff will treat everything from cuts and bruises to heart attacks and strokes, with the ability to airlift patients to the main hospital. The site plan was originally approved by the city in February and it is expected to see its first patients next year. Keep food safety in mind this summerMouth-watering barbecue, tempting potato salad, delicious apple pie, and juicy watermelon wedges. These may be just a few of the delectable items gracing the picnic table this summer. But before you start loading up your plate and sitting down for a memorable meal, you might want to follow a few simple steps to make sure you dont accidently serve yourself some helpings of salmonella, E. coli or listeria. Food poisoning, or food borne illness, is more common during the warm summer months. Thats because those nasty little bacteria that are always present in the environment grow faster in temperatures from 90F to 110F; and since bacteria also like moisture, high humidity can help them flourish. To avoid the unwanted and quite uncomfortable side-effects of food poisoning, here are a few ways to keep your food safe from the time you buy it at the store, to the time you put leftovers away in the refrigerator.At the grocery storeCheck expiration dates for meat, poultry or fish. Put meats in plastic bags so juices do not leak onto other items in the cart. If buying eggs, make sure none are cracked. Buy refrigerated items last. Avoid fruits with broken skins, unpasteurized milk, ciders or juices, and pre-stuffed fresh turkeys or chickens. In the kitchenWash your hands before preparing food. Cook or freeze raw meat, poultry or fish within two days. Clean all fruits and vegetables with water to remove any pesticides, dirt or bacterial contamination. Remove the outer leaves of leafy greens, such as spinach or lettuce. Do not put cooked food on a dish that was holding raw meat, poultry or fish. Marinade food in the refrigerator.On the grillUse a thermometer to cook foods to proper internal temperatures, such as 160F for red meats and 180F for poultry. Fish should flake easily when cooked properly. Avoid partially cooking food ahead of time since this allows bacteria to survive and multiply to the point that subsequent cooking does not destroy them. At the picnicDo not leave food that requires refrigeration out for more than two hours (one hour if over 90F). Keep food in insulated coolers at 40F or below until ready to eat. Place coolers in the shade and avoid opening the lid too often. Keep foods hot by using chafing dishes and food cold by nesting dishes in bowls of ice. Avoid serving dairy products at picnics.In the refrigeratorRefrigerate leftovers as soon as possible. Do not over pack the refrigerator because that inhibits air circulation and slows down the cooling process. Eat leftovers in three to five days. If leftovers are frozen, eat them within two months. All foods can become contaminated, but properly handling, preparing and storing food can reduce the risk of food poisoning. If you have any doubts about the safety of food, throw it out. Better to be safe than sorry. When you have a nonlife-threatening emergency, theres no need to spend time waiting in the ER when you could wait at home. Use our online registration tool, and check in to the ER online. Go to Komen South Florida seeking Warriors In PinkNominations are now open for the Race for the Cure 2019 Warriors in Pink.The winner will be recognized at the 2019 Race for the Cure. Each year, eight Warriors in Pink breast cancer survivors who live by the credo of taking charge, living out loud, harnessing power and standing together are selected to represent the Susan G. Komen South Florida Race for the Cure. Komen encourages Warriors In Pink nominations from any of the organizations services areas of Palm Beach, St. Lucie and Martin counties, and men and women of all races and ethnicities. Stories may be provided in writing or on video. Nominations can be sent to: To download the nomination form, visit www.komensouthflorida. org/2019-warriors-in-pink/. Jupiter Medical Center names chief nursing officerJupiter Medical Center has announced Joanne O. Miller, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, as the organizations new vice president and chief nursing officer. Ms. Miller has 28 years of nursing and health care executive experience. She comes to Palm Beach County from Washington, D.C., where she served as chief nursing officer and vice president of patient care for Sibley Memorial Hospital/Johns Hopkins Medicine, a not-for-profit hospital in the Johns Hopkins Health System. MILLER HEALTHY LIVING treyABSHIERCEO, Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center


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A12 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 12-18, 2018 PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLYSay hello to happy hourWho needs a full dinner after 5 p.m.? With todays bar bites and tapas, you can put together an a la carte supper of samplings with a glass of wine thats just as satisfying as a full three-course meal. Here are some of our favorite happy hour offers: The Avocado Grill, 125 Datura St., West Palm Beach. 561-623-0822; www. The $5 Bar Menu: Monday through Thursday, get $5 bar bites during dinner hours at the bar only. Bravo! Cucina Italiana in Harbourside Place, 149 Soundings Ave., Jupiter. 561-747-4445; Happy Hour: 3:30-6:30 p.m. MondayFriday. Small plates starting at $3.95 in the bar or on the patio. Wednesday: $5 martinis Thursday: $5 wine pours. The Breakers, 1 S. County Road, Palm Beach. 561-659-8488; thebreakers. com Happy Hour: Get half-priced house wine, beer and house drinks Sunday through Thursday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the bar. Burger and Beer Joint at Revolutions at Cityplace, 477 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach. 561-203-6188;; Flair Street Happy Hour: From 5-8 p.m. daily, get $3 mini-corndogs, crispy pickles or onion rings; $4 pretzels or loaded tots; $5 loaded nachos, chicken tenders or mac&cheese; $6 Angus sliders and tuna tacos. Add a side of fries or sweet potato fries for $2. Caf Boulud, 301 Australian Ave, Palm Beach. 561-655-6060; Happy Hour: From 4 to 6 p.m. daily in the bar and lounge. Get select wines and signature cocktails for $8, including Caf Bouluds classic white cosmopolitan. Light fare menu also available, from 4-6 p.m. daily, plus: Sunday: Take 50 percent off all wine by the bottle. Tuesday: BYOB. One bottle per couple. Thursday: Think pink with $19 flights of rose (three 5-ounce pours). Calaveras Cantina at Harbourside Place, 125 Dockside Drive, Jupiter. 561320-9661; Happy Hour: From 4-7 p.m. Monday through Friday. Margarita Mondays: Get $5 margaritas during Happy Hour. Taco Tuesdays: $2 a la carte tacos. Dine in only. Ladies Night: Happy hour specials all day Thursday for ladies. Casa Mia Trattoria & Pizzeria, 337 E. Indiantown Road, Ste. E10, Jupiter. 561-972-6888; Happy Hour Thursdays: Features drink and appetizers specials for $5.95 all night. City Cellar Wine Bar & Grill, 700 S. Rosemary Ave, West Palm Beach. 561366-0071; Happy Hour: At the inside bar, get cocktails, wine and beer at half-price from 4-7 p.m. and special pricing on bar bites. The Cooper, PGA Commons, 4610 PGA Blvd., Suite 100, Palm Beach Gardens. 561-622-0032; Happy Hour: Every day from 3 to 6:30 p.m., enjoy $4 craft draft beers and $5 select wines, reduced well drinks, and a special happy hour menu. Late-night happy hour is offered from 9 p.m. to close. Echo, 230 Sunrise Ave., Palm Beach. 855-435-0061; www.thebreakers. com/dining/echo Happy Hour: Half-priced sushi and drinks Tuesday through Friday in the Dragonfly Lounge and on the terrace. Galley at Hilton West Palm Beach, 600 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. 561-231-6100. Summer Pizza Happy Hour: From 5-6 p.m. daily, get a pizza for $10, plus tax. Dine-in only. Guests who check in on Facebook or Instagram also get a free house wine or draft beer. Valet parking is complimentary. Josies, 1602 S. Federal Highway, Boynton Beach. 561-364-9601; www. Extended Summer Happy Hours: Half-price drinks and small plates for $2 to $10 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. midnight daily. Kabuki Sushi-Thai-Tapas, PGA Commons, 5080 PGA Blvd., Suite 105, Palm Beach Gardens.; 561-776-8778. Happy Hour specials: From 3 to 6:30 p.m. daily, get half-priced select cocktails, $2.50 Singha beer, and $4 house wines. Appetizers and sushi are $4 and up. Lynoras at the Market, 3301 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach. 561444-3932; Happy Hour: 3-6 daily, get $3 beer, $4 wine, $8 margherita pizza and $2 meatballs every Monday. Mazies, 381 5 S. Dixie High way, West Palm Beach. 561-323-2573; Happy hour: $5 house wine, $8 classic cocktails, $10 almost classic cocktails at the bar and in the lounge. Meat Market Palm Beach, 191 Bradley Place, Palm Beach. 561-3549800; Extended Happy Hour: 4 to 8 p.m. $10 glasses of Veuve Clicquot Brut, Yellow Label; $10 Belvedere martinis and $8 signature cocktails. Select wines by the glass are $7 to $9, and specialty beers from $3.50-$4. Olis Fashion Cuisine, 10610 Forest Hill Blvd. #20, Wellington. 561-7922220; Happy Hour: 4-6 p.m. Half-off cocktails and house wine by the glass. $1 oysters. Pistache French Bistro, 101 N. Clematis Street, West Palm Beach. 561833-5090; Tipsy Tuesdays: Drink specials and Two-for-$20 small plates. Prosecco Caf at PGA Commons, 4580 PGA Boulevard, Palm Beach Gardens. 561-622-3222; www.proseccocafe. com Happy hour: From 3-6:30 p.m. get $5 small plates, $5 premium drinks and select wine and $5 martinis. Roccos Tacos & Tequila Bar, 5090 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens. 561-623-0127; Happy Hour: From 4 to 7 p.m., get $2 off drinks. Select from seven bar bites for $7. 561-623-0127; www.roccostacos. com Spotos Oyster Bar, PGA Commons, 4560 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens. 561-776-9448; Happy Hour: From 3:30 to 6 p.m. at the front bar or in the Bluepoint Lounge. Bluepoint oysters $1.75 each, select appetizers for $4.75, select wine at $3.50 and $5, and craft beers for $4. Specialty martinis are $5.50. Vic & Angelos, 4520 P GA Blvd., in PGA Commons, Palm Beach Gardens. 844-842-2632; Happy Hour: From 3 to 7 p.m., get select wines by the glass starting at $6, $4 draft beers, $3 domestic bottles and special small plates. DINING DEALS If happy hour isnt your jam, heres a list of delectable dining deals designed to make your summer sweeter from start to finish. Reservations are probably a good idea, even in summer, but we can almost guarantee you wont have to wait for a table. Happy dining, everyone! SOUTH COUNTY: Josies, 1602 S. Federal Highway, Boynton Beach. 561-364-9601; www. Summers Coming: Get 20 percent off your entire check Sunday through Thursday through summer. Meatball Monday: House-made meatballs with fresh ricotta, $2 each; meatball slider with provolone, $2.50; halfprice martinis. Take-Out Pizza special: Get a 16-inch pizza with one topping for $10.99 Monday and Tuesday. TGIF Summer Lobster Riot: Maine lobster, mussels, clams, squid and shrimp over bucatini, simmered in a spicy fra diavolo or scampi sauce. Call for special pricing. Pig-Sty BBQ, 706 W. Boynton Beach Blvd., Boynton Beach. 561-8105801; Family Night: Sunday is family nights and kids eat free. Also offered: Family platters (think happy family barbecuestyle) with ribs, chicken, pulled pork and two side dishes for $12 per person. Rib Night: Get the fan-favorite full slab of ribs for $20 every Thursday. CENTRAL: Agora Mediterranean Kitchen, 2505 N. Dixie Hwy, West Palm Beach. 561-651-7474; www.agorakitchenwpb. com Save 10 percent: Take 10 percent off your check from 5 to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 5 to 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Online reservations are required. The Avocado Grill, 125 Datura St., West Palm Beach. 561-623-0822; www. Monday: Half-priced oysters all day. Tuesday: Half-priced wine all day. Brunch Party: Sunday brunch with special deals and live music. Cabo Flats Cantina & Tequila Bar at CityPlace, 550 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach. 561-249-2818. www. Monday: $5 El Cabo margaritas Tuesday: $2 tacos. Wine Down Wednesday: Half-off all bottles of wine. City Cellar Wine Bar & Grill, 700 S. Rosemary Ave, West Palm Beach. 561366-0071; Wine Down Monday: Take half-off any bottle wine under $75 with purchase of entree. Galley at Hilton West Palm Beach, 600 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. 561-231-6100. Tomahawk Tuesdays: Get a Tomahawk steak for two, plus salad, two sides, and two glasses of wine for $100.DININGFrom page 1 PHOTOS BY LIBBYVISIONAbove: Tuna from Chez Lepicier. At left: Prosecco Cafs Agave Margarita.


PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 12-18, 2018 NEWS A13Kids Eat Free: Get one free kids entre with purchase of one adult entre for kids 12 and younger. Through Sept. 30. Kitchen, 319 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach. 561-249-2281; kitchenpb. com Prep Kitchen Grab & Go Lunch: Get the soup of the day ($6), a salad ($10), or a sandwich ($12) and hit the beach or the park. Add a drink ($3) and dessert ($5), and you have a picnic for about $20. Pistache French Bistro, 101 N. Clematis Street, West Palm Beach. 561833-5090; Prix Fixe Menu: Sunday through Thursday in July and August. Choose from three appetizers, entres and desserts featuring Chef Isaac Cernys imaginative French dishes for $40. Moules Mondays: All-you-can-eat mussels with the purchase of any entre. Tipsy Tuesdays: Drink specials with 2-for-$20 small plates. Table 26, 1700 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach. 561-855-2660; Early diners: Get 50 percent off entrees from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Dine in only, through October. Summer Wine: Take 26 percent off all bottles of wine Sunday through Tuesday. NORTH: 1000 North, 1000 N. U.S. 1, Jupiter. 561-570-1000; Prix Fixe Dinner: Get a three-course dinner for $50 Sunday through Thursday. The Avocado Grill at Downtown at the Gardens, 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave., Palm Beach. 561-623-0822; Monday: Half-priced oysters all day. Tuesday: Half-priced wine all day. Barcello, 11603 U.S. 1, North Palm Beach. 561-660-8222; Half-price entrees: Save 50 percent off entrees from 5-08 p.m. daily through Aug. 31. The Blend Bistro, Downtown at the Gardens, 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave., #3103, Palm Beach Gardens. 561-331-8766; Meatball Mondays: Get 50 percent off an order of provolone stuffed meatballs with purchase of any South African Wine, juice or smoothie. Blue Marlin Grille in the Shoppes of Oakbrook Plaza, 11658 U.S. 1, Palm Beach Gardens. 561-331-8989; Sunset menu: Get a three-course Sunset Menu from 4 to 7 p.m. Prix Fixe Tasting Menu: Offered from 4 to 6 p.m. daily for $29.95. Caf Chardonnay in the Gardens Square Shoppes, 4533 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens. 561-627-2662; www. Summer Three Course Menu: Served Thursday through Tuesday, this menu (and the price) changes weekly. Dinner includes a choice of four first courses, four entrees and two desserts. Calaveras Cantina at Harbourside Place, 125 Dockside Drive, Jupiter. 561320-9661; www. Taco Tuesday: Savor $2 a la carte tacos. Guac Down Wednesdays: Half-price on tableside guacamole on Wednesday. Cabo Flats Cantina & Tequila Bar, 1352 S. U.S. 1, Jupiter. 561 -320-9644; Monday: $5 El Cabo margaritas Tuesday: $2 tacos. Wine Down Wednesday: Half-off all bottles of wine. Casa Mia Trattoria & Pizzeria, 337 E. Indiantown Road, Ste. E10, Jupiter. 561-972-6888; Wine down Tuesdays: Half-off on all wine. Family-style Wednesdays: Kids eat free pasta and pizza. Entre Nous Bistro, 123 U.S. 1, North Palm Beach. 561-863-5883; www. entrenousbistrocom Prix Fixe Menu: 4:30-6 p.m. daily. Dine in only. Choose a three-course meal with salad, an entre from three price tiers ($29, $33 and $37), and one of four desserts. Grimaldis at Downtown at the Gardens, 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens A ve., S te 3101, Palm Beach Gardens. 561625-4665; Tuesday Tastings: Get half-off glasses, carafes and bottles of wine all day every Tuesday, excluding the house wine, but including sangria. III Forks Steakhouse at Midtown at the Gardens, 4645 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens. 561-630-3660; Prix Fix Dinner: Get a three-course dinner for two for $80 from 5 to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday. Half-Off Wine: Take 50 percent off bottles of wine under $100 Sunday through Wednesday. Free Dessert: Get a free dessert to share with the purchase of two entrees. Savory Summer Special Dinner for Two: Get a three-course dinner for two with a signature salad, Angus filet, and a shared side for $80. First Wednesday Wine Tastings: 6-8 p.m. Executive chef and sommelier Tommy Nevill features selections from popular wine regions. Six wines and savory hors doeuvres. $25. Reservations required. Aug. 1: Burgundy, France. Sept. 5: The Oregon wine country. The Parched Pig, 4650 Donald Ross Road in Donald Ross Village plaza, Suite 100; 561-360-3063. Monday Buck-A-Shuck: Raw oyster for $1 Monday. Half-Off Wine: Take 50 percent off bottles of wine Tuesdays. Industry Night: If youre in the restaurant business, get $2 oysters and drink specials after 9 p.m. Wednesdays. The Parisian, 201 N. U.S. 1, Suite D9, Jupiter. 561-360-2224; Prix Fixe dinner: Get a three-course prix fix meal for $35 Sunday through Friday. Too Jays, 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave., Palm Beach Gardens. 561-6223262; Kids Eat Free: Get one free kids meal with one paid adult entre on Wednesdays through August. Tuesday Wine: Take 50 percent off bottles of wine on Tuesday through August. Uncle Eddies Ristorante, 4050 U.S. 1, Jupiter. 561-508-7799; www. Summer special: Take 40 percent off dinner every night, excluding beverages and take-out. PALM BEACH AND MANALAPAN: Angle at Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, 100 S. Ocean Blvd., Manalapan. New deals in Old Northwood If youve been waiting to check out the eateries in this growing section of the city, nows the time. At least eight eateries are offering summer specials during the Northwood Summerlicious dining extravaganza, from July 18-21 and July 25-28. Heres a summary: >> Cafe Centro, 2409 N Dixie Hwy, West Palm Beach. 561-514-4070; Prix Fixe Dinner: Choose from two salads, three entrees and two desserts for $30. >> Agora Mediterranean Kitchen, 2505 N. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach. 561-6517474; Prix Fixe Dinner: Choose from three salads, four entrees and four desserts for $30. >> Hutton Northwood Seafood & Raw Bar, 407 Northwood Road, West Palm Beach. 561-847-4085; Prix Fixe Dinner: Choose from three salads, four entrees and three desserts for $30. >> Malakor Thai Caf, 425 25th St, West Palm Beach. 561-762-9070; www.malakor. com Option 1: Choose from two starters, crispy duck pad thai or seafood pad thai, and ice cream for $30. Option 2: Choose from Japanese gyoza or spicy tuna tartare salad, choose a Malakor roll or jumbo shrimp pad thai, with ice cream for $30. >> Old Metal Classics Caf & More, 431 Northwood Road, West Palm Beach. 561-660-5873; www.old-metal-classics. Prix Fixe lunch: Choose from two soups, quiche or grilled cheese, and triple German chocolate cake for $15. >> Petanque Kitchen & Bar, 517 Northwood Road, West Palm Beach. 561-2735441; Prix Fixe Dinner: Choose from four appetizers, four entrees and two desserts for $25. >> Sunset Bar & Grill, 2500 Broadway Ave, West Palm Beach. 561-832-2722; www. Prix Fixe Dinner: Choose soup or salad, one of ve entrees and one of four desserts for $30. >> Table 427, 427 Northwood Road, West Palm Beach. 561-506-8211; www. The Experience Prix Fixe Dinner: Theres no menu for this prix xe three-course dinner that features an appetizer, entree, and dessert, but the experience is having each course presented and described, tableside, by the chef himself (based on chef availability) for $30. Add a wine pairing for a complete experience for an additional fee. One of the annual events sure to send your taste buds into a tizzy is Flavor Palm Beach, a monthlong celebration of Palm Beach County cuisine that runs from Sept. 1-30. So why are we telling you about it now? Believe it or not, reservations start in August and we want you to get in. The event, established in 2007 and now in its 11th year, was designed to lure diners to dinner at places that they wouldnt normally go. Briana Beaty modeled the idea after big-city events shed attended Miami Spice and NY Restaurant Week as a sideproject while working and raising a family. It took years, but Beaty built relationships with local chefs and restaurateurs, who came to see it for the genius idea it was. With lunches for $20 and dinners priced from $30 to $45, establishments that were once a wee bit too weighty on the wallet were suddenly budget-friendly. Now, mention Flavor Palm Beach and people drool and stress over how they can eat 50 fantastic restaurant meals in just 30 days. Thats why you should make a plan and were here to help. Last year, more than 50 restaurants participated. The restaurants havent been officially announced but last year, Charleys Crab, Imoto, Mortons The Steakhouse, Ruths Chris, Sant Ambroeus, Temple Orange at Eau, and Tommy Bahama in Harbourside Place all snagged a spot. Restaurants will be officially announced online in July. Make reservations online or contact the restaurant directly beginning on Aug .1. For the latest information, visit www. Flavor Palm Beach returns in SeptemberSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________ COURTESY PHOTOSAbove: Roccos Tacos Margarita. At left: Agora Mediterranean Kitchen. SEE DINING, A14


A14 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 12-18, 2018 PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY *To receive this discount, you must make a reservation ONLINE at: Offer available for a limited time only. Join Us for...Belly Dancing Shows and Live Music Fridays & Saturdays starting at 7pm! Agora Kitchens Consecutive Year as the Restaurant on TripAdvisor! 3r Cele atin Numbe On To Show Our Appreciation, Come In and Receive15% Off!* 2505 N. Dixie Hwy., West Palm Beach, FL 33407; (561) 533-6000 Wine Down Wednesday: Dinner comes with a free glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne. Half off select bottles of wine: Up to $200 on Wednesday only. The Breakers, 1 S. County Road, Palm Beach. 561-659-8488; thebreakers. com The Italian Restaurant Prix Fixe Dinner: Offering a threecourse prix fixe menu for $39 through Oct. 31. Flagler Steakhouse Prix Fixe Brunch: A specially priced three-course Sunday brunch menu, through Oct. 1. Breeze Ocean Kitchen at Eau Resort & Spa, 100 S. Ocean Blvd., Manalapan. 561533-6000; Two Tacos: Get two tacos and a signature margarita for $20.18 from 11 a.m. to close daily through July 31. Signature Burgers: Get a signature burger paired with a local craft beer for $20.18 from 11 a.m. to close daily from Aug. 1 through Oct. 31. Caf Boulud, 301 Australian Ave, Palm Beach. 561-655-6060; Prix Fixe Lunch: Get two courses for $29, three courses for $36. Prix Fixe Dinner: Get a three-course dinner for $49. Prix Fixe Brunch: $36 for three courses, weekends. Dinner Tasting Menu: $95 for five courses, add $50 for wine pairings. BYOB Tuesday: Bring your own bottle of wine to dinner on Tuesdays or take 50 percent off bottles of wine. Ros Flight Tastings: Sample a flight of three ross on Thursday evenings. Price varies. Chez Lpicier, 288 S. County Road, Palm Beach. Closed Sunday and Monday during summer. 561-508-7030; Mussels and Fries: All-you-can-eat P.E.I mussels and French fries on Thursday, served with five different sauces and house-made French fries. $25, no sharing. Taste of Tartares: Beef, tuna, salmon, beet, avocado and tomato. Appetizer portions: $12-$18, entres: $24-$36. Fridays. Early Dinner Special: Save 50 percent on entrees from 5 to 6 p.m. Prix Fixe Dinner: A three-course meal for $36: Choose from four starters, four entrees and three desserts. Echo, 230 Sunrise Ave., Palm Beach. 855-435-0061; www.thebreakers. com/dining/echo Prix Fixe Menu: Three courses for $45. Through Oct. 31. Meat Market Palm Beach, 191 Bradley Place, Palm Beach. 561-3549800; Twilight Menu: A three-course prix fixe meal. $39. From 5-6:30 p.m. MondayFriday. Signature Steak Sunday: Save 50 percent on Executive Chef Sean Brasels signature steaks and the steak of the day, Sundays through the end of summer. PB Catch Seafood & Raw Bar, 251 Sunrise Ave., Palm Beach. 561-655-5558; Early Catch: Buy one entree, get one free. Family Night Sunday: A special childrens menu and family-oriented activities. Eau Resort & Spa, 100 S. Ocean Blvd., Manalapan. 561-533-6000; www. At Stir Bar & Terrace Ros All Day: Save 50 percent off bottles of ros and specially priced glasses. Daily. At Temple Orange Mediterranean Bistro: Eau Neighbors Lunch Menu: Choose half a sandwich, soup or salad and dessert for $20.18. Daily through Oct. 31. Prix Fixe Dinner: Chef-inspired 3-course menu at $45. From 5:30 p.m. to close daily. Ros All Day: Save 50 percent off bottles of ros and specially priced glasses. Daily. WEST: The Beauty And The Beeeef at the Mall at Wellington Green, 10300 Forest Hill Boulevard #239, Wellington. 561612-4511; www.thebeautyandthebeeeef. com Woodstock Veggie Burger Monday: Get $2 off the burger. Scrub Wednesday: Wear your scrubs and you get 50 percent off lunch or dinner. Wednesdays, obviously. Tattoo Thursday: Show off your ink and get a free sak bomb. Gourmet box lunch specials: From 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. take-out lunch specials including soup and coffee or tea start at $9 95. Bonefish Grill Wellington, 9897 Lake Worth Road, Lake Worth. 561-9652663; Martini Monday: Handcrafted martinis for $5, including the wild orchid Hawaiian martini, pomegranate, fresh raspberry, tropic heat, fresh pineapple, cosmopolitan, and espresso. Hooked on Tuesday: Get a threecourse dinner starting at less than $16. Bang Bang Wednesday: The restaurants signature appetizer, bang bang shrimp, is $6 on Wednesday. Jordans Steak Bistro, 10140 W Forest Hill Blvd, Suite 170, Wellington. 561-793-9394; www.jordanssteakbistro. com Prix Fixe Menu: A three course dinner offered all day Sunday and Tuesday through Thursday and on Friday and Saturday before 6:30 p.m. Features a first course (or substitute a glass of wine), plus an entre and one of five desserts. Two tiers: $29 and $39. Olis Fashion Cuisine, 10610 Forest Hill Blvd. #20, Wellington. 561-7922220; Monday: Half-priced bottles of wine and Champagne. Tuesday: Half-priced appetizers. DININGFrom page 13COURTESY OF THE BREAKERS PALM BEACHPizza from The Breakers Italian Restaurant.


PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 12-18, 2018 NEWS A15 Florida Weekly Celebrates Your Pets! (DOGS, CATS, HAMSTERS, HORSES, EXOTIC OR WHATEVER YOUR PETS MAY BE)& PHOTO CONTEST North Palm Beach & Central Palm Beach 11380 Prosperity Farms Rd., Suite 103 Visit online at ts! e r u Y s te CHESE!Pet Lovers Isue Pet Lovers Isue2018Florida Weekly Celebrates Your Pets! (DOGS, CATS, HAMSTERS, HORSES, EXOTIC OR WHATEVER YOUR PETS MAY BE)& PHOTO CONTEST AD DEADLINES & PUBLISH DATESPUBLISH DATE: THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2018 Pet pho cntes! Sa judges chose thre winbers. $450 in prtzes! Aln the bst, funbiest and cutes phos wiln publish July 26th!Advertis your bsines to his pcialtty audienc! Submit your pt fho on Palm Beach Florida Wekly Facbok page undr the Contes tab Staring Friday, June 1st Sunday, July 15th! stadium map, children can obtain stamps on their way to collecting a prize. Adults might find a special batch of grog or mead at the concession stand. Players will see their headshots on the scoreboard embellished with pirate garb. The evening is a fundraiser for Little Smiles, a nonprofit that works with hospitals and shelters to plan celebrations for the children in their care. I kind of equate them to a local Make-A-Wish Foundation, Mr. Bauer said. The smiles they put on those kids faces is no lie. The stadium has teamed up with Little Smiles in the past and decided to make the Palm Beach Gardens-based organization the beneficiary of the Pirate and Princess Night promotion. Theyre really good people over there, Mr. Bauer said. It was a perfect fit with the kids. Stephanie Duesing, public relations manager for Little Smiles, agreed. Pirate and Princess Night is a perfect fit for us because we are all about making kids smile, Ms. Duesing said. This event will give more people in the community the opportunity to get to know Little Smiles and see the impact we have in the lives of local children who are hurting. The charity serves an estimated 14,000 South Florida youths each year by bringing cheer to their bedsides through pizza parties, movie nights and junk-food runs. What if the cafeteria is closed, and theyre hungry, or they dont like the cafeteria food? Ms. Duesing said. Our junk-food runs help kids be kids. Boxes of macaroni and cheese, cans of Chef Boyardee, chips, crackers and Goldfish are popular items along with fruit snacks and juice boxes. Its not necessarily all junk food, but its a catchy name, Ms. Duesing said. We call it junk food, and it makes them happy. In February, the Stars Ball took place, a Hollywood-style awards gala that recognizes 10 children nominated by their caregivers for bravery and positivity. The nominees receive makeovers, formal attire, limousine rides to the red carpet and an autograph-signing session with their fans. The whole night is about these stars, Ms. Duesing said. August will see the return of Bamboozle, an outdoor-adventure scavenger search through downtown West Palm Beach. The theme is Heroes & Villains, and the entry fee is $100 per foursome. It is a crazy event that people go allout for, Ms. Duesing said. Little Smiles volunteers will be onhand at Pirate and Princess Night to give out information and spread the word. Being a part of the community is important to Roger Dean, and thats who we are, Ms. Duesing said. Were hoping itll be an annual thing, but we have to see how this year goes. More than 1,200 attended last years Pirate and Princess Night. Like Mike said, we had pretty good success with it last year, and we hope to grow that number a little bit, said Sarah Campbell, the stadiums marketing and promotions manager. Singer Bailee Bonick, a regular to the ball park at 6 years old, will walk onto the field in full costume to perform The Star-Spangled Banner. We encourage everyone to dress up, Ms. Campbell said. I might even dress up. DEANFrom page 1 Pirate and Princess Night>> When 4:30 p.m. doors open, 5:30 p.m. rst pitch, July 14 >> Where: Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium, 4751 Main St., Jupiter >> Cost: $7 to $9, free for children ages 2 and younger >> Info: or www.littlesmiles .org/pirate-princess-fest COURTESY PHOTOMovie princesses will be part of Pirate and Princess Night at Roger Dean Stadium.


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Cleveland Clinic Florida is close to home for residents in Wellington and surrounding communities. The Wellington location is conveniently located in the Village Green Center. The Wellington location is staffed with physicians in primary care, as well as providers specializing in cardiology. Gastroenterology services will be available this August. As life changes, so does the healthcare needs of yourself and your loved ones. Consider choosing a primary care physician who can be your partner in health and wellness. Your primary care provider diagnoses and treats your health issues and serves as your healthcare advocate and navigator. Its important that we provide our patients with the best medical care and ease of access to specialty care if needed, says Frank Eidelman, MD, Director, Center for Medical Specialties. To complement the primary and specialty care, the Wellington location offers onsite EKGs and echocardiograms as well as point-of-care services like glucose testing and hemoglobin A1C testing. Our patients appreciate the resources and services offered, including shorter wait times and same-day appointment access, adds Dr. Eidelman. To schedule an appointment at Cleveland Clinic Floridas Wellington location call 800.639.DOCTOR or visit primary care services in Wellington. Frank Eidelman, MD Your Wellington Primary Care Team Shari Robins, MD Family Medicine Giovanni Spatola, MD Family Medicine Jessica Garcia, MD Family Medicine Sarah Mitchell, DO Family Medicine World class care, close to you in Wellington. 800.639.DOCTOR Same-day appointments Located in the Village Green Center 2789 S. State Road 7 Suite 100 Monday Friday | 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.Cleveland Clinic Florida in Wellington is now open and accepting patients. You and your family now have access to expert primary and heart care. Now Open


MONEY & INVESTINGStock in regional banks not large worthy of investment This year should be the year of the bank stock. The economy is strong. Unemployment is down. The yield curve is steepening. New laws give corporations huge tax breaks. The Fed recently allowed higher dividends and stock buyback programs for most banks. Bank profits are as healthy as ever. Yet, banks stocks are performing like we are in the middle of a recession. The XLF Exchange Traded Fund, one of the most widely owned ETF focusing on financial companies, is down over 10 percent year to date. So, why are financial stocks down and will this trend continue for the rest of the year? Some headwinds that the banks are facing are general macro forces. Most notably, investors fear how tariffs and potential trade wars will affect the economy as a whole and the banking sector in particular. When trade falls and the economy slows, there are fewer opportunities for banks to make loans or help in other funding sources. In addition, a slower economy should push long-term BY ROGER WILLIAMSrwilliams@ oridaweekly.comHAPPINESS AS A CULTURAL PHENOMENON companywide: sound silly and unrealistic? A mere phantom condition? Just a matter of luck, a few affable employees and a big raise? Well, no, say the experts. Not just luck. And not just a matter of boosting salaries, either. Salary is a funny thing. You can increase salaries, but money doesnt buy SEE CULTURE, A19 How to attract and retain exceptional workers and have fun in the processCompany cultureSalary is a funny thing. You can increase salaries, but money doesnt buy a rich company culture. Dr. Sandra Kauanui, director of the Institute for Entrepreneurship and professor of Entrepreneurship and Management at Florida Gulf Coast Universit y COURTESY PHOTODr. Sandra Kauanui, director of the Institute for Entrepreneurship and professor of Entrepreneurship and Management at Florida Gulf Coast University.BUSINESS PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 12-18, 2018 | A17 WWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM SEE INVESTING, A19


A18 BUSINESS & REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JULY 12-18, 2018 PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY EARL ON CARSDont get flipped to a lease!One of the most popular weapons in car dealers arsenals is the infamous lease flip. This is car dealer jargon for switching a customer who originally intended to buy a car to leasing the car. Of course, the motivation to do this is more profit for the dealer and a bigger commission to the salesman. Thats not to say that leasing a car is always costlier than buying one, but it can be if youre not careful. And not being careful is exactly what happens when a purchase intender becomes a lessee. Heres how it happens. You come into the dealership to buy a car. You may have seen the dealers advertisement in the newspaper or TV for a model you love. More than likely, youre prepared to make a down payment and/or trade in your old vehicle. You have a monthly payment in mind because almost everybody has a budget and we usually translate most purchases into whether we can fit them into our monthly budgets. You negotiate the best price you can to buy the car, or maybe the sale price is good enough. Now the salesman, or more often the F&I manager/business manager, tells you what your monthly payment will be. Lets say that you have a trade-in worth $15,000 and arent going to put any cash down. The F&I [Finance and Insurance] aka business manager, tells you your monthly payment will be $427 per month. But thats way more than you can afford and you tell him you cant buy the car because you cant afford that big a payment. He asks you how much you can afford and you tell him it must be under $350 per month. Now he has you set up perfectly for the lease flip. Mrs. Smith, I think I have just the right thing for you. What would you say if I told you that you can drive that new car home today for just $349 per month? You say, with glee, We have a deal! Guess what? Youve just been flipped. If you had bought the car at the advertised price or negotiated a very good price, the dealer probably would have made about $1,000 profit and the salesman would have made about a $200 commission. Not that youve let yourself be flipped to lease, the dealer could be making $15,000 and the salesman could be making a $3,000 commission! Im not exaggerating. I get calls weekly from victims of lease flips. Many of the callers are elderly and many of them are widows who never bought a car before, but had relied on their husbands. Theres no law that limits the profit that a dealer can make when he sells or leases a car. $10,000, $15,000, and even $20,000 profits are made and usually on leases. The dealers can do this by using the trade-in as a capital cost reduction on the lease but allowing less for the trade than it is worth. In the example above, y our trade-in may be worth $15,000 but you were allowed only $5,000 to reduce the capitalized costs of the lease. Also, the dealer could have raised the price of the car you negotiated or the sale price to MSRP or even 110 percent of MSRP which is allowable by the leasing companies. By manipulating the number of months of the lease and the down payment [capitalized cost reduction], a dealer can give you as low a payment as you ask for and still make an exorbitant profit. Most buyers are so focused on monthly payments that they dont carefully analyze what they are agreeing to and signing. The shorter the number of months of a lease, the greater impact the down payment has on the monthly payment. A $5,000 down payment reduces the monthly payment on a 36-month lease by $139 per month, $208 on a 24-month lease, and $417 on 12-month lease. Incredibly, many victims of the lease flip, never thought about the fact that after the 24or 36or 48-month term of the lease, they own nothing after the end of the lease. A car with a good resale value should be worth about half of what you paid for it. Many people who have never leased before think they can bring their lease car back early if they want. Leasing is not renting, and you can bring your car back early only if you make all of the remaining lease payments. If you had bought the car for $30,000 and financed it for 36 months, you would have about $15,000 in equity at the end of 36 months and no monthly payments. You were building equity with every monthly payment in the purchase, but you were building zero equity with your 36 lease payments. As I said before, dont let this frighten you from ever leasing a car. Leasing can be a good choice and sometimes the best choice. Visit www.oncars.blogspot. com, where you can find six blog articles Ive written: Lease a New Car before You Buy It, Car Leasing Booby Traps, Be Very Careful When Leasing a Car, The Lease Acquisition Fee the Banks Gotcha, Buy or Lease Your Car at the Right Time of Year and Should I Buy or Lease My Next Car? BEHIND THE WHEEL2018 Lincoln Navigator sturdy SUV, solid luxury, hefty priceThe Lincoln Navigator name turns 20 years old in 2018, marking two decades of large American SUVs with serious luxury flair. And while there are no balloons at your local Lincoln dealer to celebrate this milestone, they do have a brand-new Navigator to show off. The original version debuted with a unique style. It might look tame by todays standards, but in 1998, the curved hood and waterfall grille gave some grace to the beefy truck-like machines. The second and third generations never seemed to recapture this magic, and Lincoln seemed to notice. Thats why the new model is purposely a standout. The fourth-generation Navigator borrows some of the cues from the rangetopping Continental sedan. Its seen in the headlights, long body creases, vintage fender vents and wheels that need more than two hands to count the spokes. Within these similarities is also some distinction. For example, that chain mesh grille looks like a small style element on the Continental, but its so large on the Navigator that it could be the SUVs coat of arms. The pictures dont even do it justice, because the large headlights, 22-inch wheels and massive Lincoln star hood ornament keep the overall large SUV in proportion. Its a neat visual trick that makes the Navigator look graceful from a distance but massive when standing next to it. Then again, that might be exactly what people want in a luxury SUV. The size also helps give it plenty of interior space. Three-row seating is standard. Adults can enjoy any seat even without the nine extra inches of wheelbase in the longer L version. The base $73,850 Premiere model lets buyers choose between a threeperson middle bench (for eight people total,) or individual captains chairs at no additional cost. This is true at all trim levels, except at the top-of-the-line $97,250 Black Label that only comes with heated bucket seats and a console in the center. Approaching six-figures is new territory for Lincoln. They seem to take it seriously by giving the Black Label plenty of luxury, such as a voice-activated navigation system, panoramic sunroof, 20-speaker stereo, a technology package with head-up display, and 24-way power adjusting seats that have individual bolstering for each leg (long-distance drivers will find this very handy.) Its also only available as a 4x4 with Fords full trailering package as standard. There even are complete interior theme packages at this level. Our test car with classic blue leather, white piping and pearl white accents is known as Yacht Club. But other worthwhile features are standard on all models, such as the triple-zone climate control and power adjustable pedals. All trims, except the base one, also get motorized running boards that automatically deploy when the key holder approaches the SUV. So, theres real luxury at all model levels. Each version of the Navigator also receives the same 3.5-liter twin turbo V6 found in the Ford F-150 Raptor. Its mated to the same 10-speed automatic transmission and produces an identical 450 horsepower. However, while the off-roader has the rip-snarling personality of a wild wolf, the Lincoln is as tame as a purebred. The motor is programed to feel capable in all conditions. Its quiet in normal everyday driving, and its also always ready for the right kickdown to merge onto the interstate. Plus, the suspension is soft without being a bouncy reminder of the tall ride height. It still rides like a truck, but its quite a fancy truck. The Navigator now is priced firmly into territory thats occupied by premium European crossovers. Those competitors insert some sporty appeal into a family-style size thats not what this Lincoln is about. Instead, the Navigator is sort of like buying a cowboy hat at Brooks Brothers. Just like the Cadillac Escalade, its delivering large truck space in a leather-lined package. This new Navigator re-captures the originals standout spirit. But the key to being worth the extra money is all the extra amenities that are offered without losing the American-style size or capacity. Thats whats needed when a big machine wants to compete with the big names in luxury. earlSTEWARTearls@estoyota.com561-358-1474


a rich company culture, explained Dr. Sandra Kauanui, director of the Institute for Entrepreneurship and professor of entrepreneurship and management at Florida Gulf Coast University. She speaks not just as an academic, but as a real-world business owner. Before earning her Ph.D. in her 40s, she founded and built her own financial business, and she still teaches the lessons learned there. People want to work where they can grow, not where they feel limited. I built my business based on that, she said. Everybody there with me got into it because they felt like it was a fun place to be. I started off in a one-room office building and built a 12,000 square-foot office with 40 employees. She never lost employees, she said. Instead, they lost her (she sold the business) because she wanted to study, teach and share. My doctorate is in organizational behavior, and the data doesnt support the notion that higher salaries equal happiness. Money is a factor, yes. But its not everything. There has to be intrinsic motivation, driven by the feeling that youre a part of something thats growing, something you believe in. Communicating keyThat starts with clear communication between owners and workers with knowing what the company stands for, says Mark Belker, a CPA and consultant who specializes in improving company culture. Which in turn improves productivity, creativity, longevity and success. First, you need to understand what the culture is and look for the holes in assumptions, Mr. Belker suggested. There are often unwritten assumptions that come from the owners, assumptions that describe how the company operates relative to employees, customers and internal conflicts. Understand where the holes in those assumptions are, to start with. Mr. Belker uses several methods to do that, depending on the situation and company organizational surveys, for example. Or to analyze and strengthen a smaller companys culture, he might use a profile of the owners, their behavior and their values. Then I try to facilitate a meeting (between owners and employees) to shape what the shared values are or should be. What are the values this company wants to represent, and what are specific behaviors that represent those values? Often, he acknowledges, that approach is not an easy sell to owners who think their values and assumptions have gotten them so far, and who might not be inclined to try something new and better. As it turns out, too, there isnt a specific methodology that always works, Mr. Belker said. There are not just three or four different ways to act. Its where that company is in the environment, and what external pressures are affecting the company and the workforce.Knowing and caringShontra Powell, vice president of sales strategy and operations for the Hertz Corp., takes it a step further. I agree with Dr. Kauanui that its not just salary that creates a rich culture in the workplace, she said, after a reporter mentioned Dr. Kauanuis observations. Instead, its absolutely understanding what it is that motivates people to do what they do. For the most part, fulfillment depends on knowledge. The only way to understand what fulfillment is, is to go to the next layer in management and know the person. Know the person and the legacy that matters to him or her. For one employee, satisfaction might come from starting a legacy in a new place for a family, she said. For another, it might be a workplace legacy that boosts an employees ability to serve a wider range of people in a region. For yet another, the legacy might be about impact and involvement further up the hierarchy. Unless you understand that piece, she added, you might not create a more vibrant workplace culture. So from a company standpoint, it starts with how you talk about whats important to you in knowing the mission and vision and setting out a strategy for leaders carried all the way through. Like attracts like, she noted. When a company does a good job of communicating what it stands for, it attracts others like that people who communicate and care. An extraordinary example of a business owner whose view of mission and employee welfare together has created a thriving company of 38 employees with little turnover for years at a time is Marc Devisse, president of Tri-Town Construction. Tri-Town specializes in high-end home remodeling, kitchens and home additions from Marco Island to North Fort Myers, along with others. For me, making a bunch of money and being the richest guy in the world is not satisfying, in itself, Mr. Devisse said. If I succeed I want everybody who is loyal, who has given it their all, to succeed with me. If they dont succeed where Im succeeding, thats not success. He rewards his employees, people who are loyal and work hard and give it their all, generously. When he describes the company culture hes created this way at Tri-Town, Mr. Devisse seems to echo the wisdom of academicians and consultants who specialize in creating richer company cultures. But he didnt learn it in a business school, he admitted. He learned it by watching his mother and father succeed and fail at different businesses over the years, and by paying close attention to business owners he thought did it best. His distillation of those people and his experience and therefore his view of employees in his own business, and what makes them tick is telling. They have to have job security, to feel safe in their job, he said. They have to have the feeling that what theyre doing is valuable. They have to have a sense of accomplishment. I give them responsibilities, and I let them handle issues without stepping in. Training goes a long way, acknowledgement of a job well done goes a long way, and we try to keep our mood light. What does that mean? I dont want to say were a bunch of goofballs, but we have fun, we enjoy being there, we enjoy spending time at the office with each other. For me its caring over profit. Thats true in times of profit or trouble, either one, he said. We are there to step in and offer help for our people when or if they need it. And they do the same for us and each other. CULTUREFrom page 17 BELKER POWELL COURTESY PHOTOTri-town Construction team members Brandie Dickerson, Marc Devisse and Danielle Kuruc. PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 12-18, 2018 BUSINESS & REAL ESTATE A19rates lower, resulting in a flatter yield curve that negatively affects bank profits. Other forces negatively affecting bank stocks are specific to this sector. First, loan growth is slowing. As interest rates have started to rise, fewer individuals are refinancing mortgages or car loans. This depresses loan fees and loan growth. Second, there is growing concern over loan defaults in some areas of Europe and emerging market countries. Brexit, as well as political uncertainty in places like Italy and some South American countries, has investors wondering if greater loan defaults are around the corner. Finally, some analysts are concerned that financial tech stocks are stealing market share away from traditional banks and that this trend will only accelerate. They believe that as more business is performed online, companies like Paypal and Square will bank more of these businesses at the expense of banks like Bank of America or Wells Fargo. Analysts are mixed on the prospects of the financial sector. I believe that the companies are a good value play at these levels. With the Fed allowing greater paybacks to shareholders, many have meaningfully increased their dividends, stock buybacks or both. In addition, with the current strong economy, bank earnings should be strong over the next few quarters. In addition, all financial companies are not the same and their prospects will differ as well. I believe that regional banks and smaller financial companies will outperform larger banks. Thats because these financial institutions generally do not have international exposure. In addition, these companies are not as dependent on trading operations like larger banks, which increases volatility of earnings. And finally, these smaller banks have smaller businesses as customers. And smaller businesses are growing faster than larger companies that are being affected by a potential trade war. Eric Bretan, the co-owner of Ricks Estate & Jewelry Buyers in Punta Gorda, was a senior derivatives marketer and investment banker for more than 15 years at several global banks.INVESTINGFrom page 17


A20 BUSINESS & REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JULY 12-18, 2018 PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLYCOURTESY PHOTOS Florida Weekly welcomes submissions for the Networking photo pages from business events, grand openings, professional associati on meetings, etc. We need 300-dpi photographs of groups of two or more people, facing the camera and identi ed by rst and last names. Questions? Email society@ NETWORKINGPalm Beach North Chamber of Commerce, State of the Chamber, Palm Beach Gardens Marriott 1. Nicole Valli, Andrew Seymour and Sarah Campbell 2. Chip Block, Rachelle Litt and Ilan Kaufer 3. Don McKenna, Rick Upson and Luis Urbina 4. Beth Kigel and Tim Burke 5. Juan Carlos Fanjul, Emily Pantelides and Jack Lighton 6. Emily OMahoney and Tammy Dalton 7. Lynn Stockford and Sherri Lewman 8. Tim Reever and Brittany Cartright 9. Paula Ehmer and Richard Reiner 10. Gina Sabean and George Gentile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9 8 9 Abby Brennan, Carl Woods and Maria MarinoAbby Brennan, Carl Woods and Maria Marino_CUTOUT.psd


| A21WEEK OF JULY 12-18, 2018WWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COMREAL ESTATEPALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY COURTESY PHOTOSMediterranean Palm Beach elegance SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYThis Casa Bendita Mediterranean home is one house from the ocean with deeded beach access from your backyard door. The home was custom built in 2005 by Paul Wittmann, has seven bedrooms, 8.5 baths, a two-car garage, large circular driveway, library/bar room, formal dining and living area, family room and custom kitchen with center island. Cabana room and tower gym room also could be used as bedrooms. Offered at $10 million by Peter Burt of Douglas Elliman. Office, 561-655-8600; cell, 561-346-8390; email, Peter.Burt@

PAGE 23 PGA NATLPALM BEACH GARDENS MAPLEWOODJUPITER HAMMOCK RESERVEDELRAY BEACH JUPITER INLET BEACH COLONY ONE CITY PLAZA WEST PALM BEACH FIORE AT THE GARDENSPB GARDENS TOWN PARK AT TRADITION PSL CITY PLACE SOUTHWEST PALM BEACH OCEAN CLUB JUPITER PGA NATLPALM BEACH GARDENS PGA NATLGOLF VILLAS PLATINABOYNTON BEACH THE BARCLAY SOUTH PALM BEACH PGA NATLPALM BEACH GARDENS RIVERBEND CCTEQUESTA JUPITER COUNTY CLUB BAY HILL ESTATES WEST PALM BEACH4BR/5.1BA Magnificent Custom-Built Home nestled in the Private & Gated enclave of The Island. $974,500SCOTT WARNER 5614BR/2BA Hard to come by home on a fenced-in corner lot. $439,000JENIFER ROSENTHAL 5613BR/2BA Lakefront home with 2 car garage. Community pool. $408,000CAM KIRKWOOD 5613BR/3BA Incredible location on higher wide interior lot. $1,495,000LINDA GIANNETTI 5612BR/2BA Barely lived in with den, Intracoastal & ocean views from balcony. $499,000ANTHONY ANIK 5612BR/1BA One of a kind, light & bright ground floor end unit. $209,000ZACHARY SCHMIDT 5614BR/2.1BA Immaculately kept home with lake location. $288,999DONNA FINLEY 772 2BR/2BA Beautiful condo with resort style living and views of Intracoastal. $389,999JEFF MOLNER 2012BR/2BA Bright and airy oceanfront residence is located in an intimate 48 unit boutique building. $699,000JEFF MOLNER 2014BR/3BA Fabulous No HOA fee home on oversized lot in Golf Club Estates. $537,500GABRIELLE FAZIO 5612BR/2BA Immaculate end unit on second floor. $239,000ZACHARY SCHMIDT 5613BR/2BA First floor unit in only 55+ subdivision in Platina. $189,900IRIS HOFFMAN 5612BR/2BA Florida living at its finest in this beautiful, lanai condo. $397,500JONATHAN HARRIS 561 3BR/2BA Beautiful home, 1 car garage. Lovely view of nature preserve in Heather Run. $349,990TIFFANY ARCARO 5612BR/2.1BA 2nd floor townhouse has upgraded kitchen and 2 balconies. $115,000HELEN GOLISCH 561-371-74333BR/3.1BA Tastefully updated waterfront townhome is a must see. $679,000ZACHARY SCHMIDT 561Featured ListingThe Preserve Fabulous lake front home located on 1/2 acre with unobstructed views of the preserve. It boasts a fenced, pool/w new heater, a safety gate and jacuzzi, 4 spacious bedrooms, 3 full baths and a 3 car garage. There are formal living and dining areas, open floor plan kitchen/family room and a covered patio with serene lake views. This immaculate and move-in ready home features impact glass windows, 18 tile in living areas and carpeted bedrooms with walk-in closets. Kitchen features granite counter tops, 42 wood cabinets and GE Butterfly appliances. Low HOA fees and optional Golf Membership. $630,000HELEN GOLISCH | 561 Jupiter Palm Beach Gardens West Palm Beach Delray Beach ManalapanOfce Locations: Boca Raton Port St. Lucie West Boca Raton East Boca Raton Boca West Country Club Boyton Beach at Hunters Run


Palm Beach Brokerage | 340 Royal Poinciana Way | Palm Beach | North Palm Beach TWELVE OAKSLynn Warren Senior Global Real Estate Advisor 561.346.3906 | aaronlynnwarren.comGary Little Senior Global Real Estate Advisor 561.309.6379 | Operated by Sothebys International Realty, Inc. NEW LISTING Twelve Oaks has it all, prime location with moss draped live oaks, a private marina with boat slips available for sale or rent, small condo homes & low rise condos, multiple community pools, 4 tennis courts and convenient to casual & ne dining, shopping, the beach. This charming 3Br/2Ba home has a single attached garage, enclosed loggia plus two patios, beautiful & spacious eat-in kitchen, wood oors with many lovely upgrades throughout. Best of all, your maintenance fee covers all lawn, foliage, exterior painting and roof. This home comes fully furnished and ready to go. 50 Dock slip with lift available at below market value $70,000. | Oered at $509,900 Malloy Realty Group at Premier Brokers International 9123 N. Military Trail Suite 104, Palm Beach Gardens Florida 33410 WWW.MALLOYREALTYGROUP.COM When you want a SOLD sign CALL 561-876-8135 Buyers do not miss out on our Coming Soon properties!Email your contact information and request to be sent our Coming Soon properties. Andros Isle in West Palm Beach4 Bedroom/ 2 Bathroom/ 2 Car Garage one story single family home on a breathtaking preserve lot. Call 561-876-8135 for details.912 Mill Creek Drive (Evergrene)Elliston Model Buyer Representation1067 Vintner Blvd (Evergrene)Rarely available sought a er extended Laurel model with 4 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, plus a lo and a den on a preserve lot in the resort style community of Evergrene. is stunningly upgraded homes features a chefs kitchen with gas cooking, stainless steel appliances and 3cm granite counters, warm wood custom staircase and ooring, one of a kind custom 3cm granite in 3 of the bathrooms, expansive covered and uncovered outdoor living space and accordion shutters. Make this home yours t oday! Price upon request.1212 Merlot Drive (Evergrene) is home never made it to the market! Call Dawn at 561876-8135 and let her know if you are interested in selling or buying a home. We have sellers and buyers on the sidelines and one of those buyers or sellers could be exactly what you need or are looking for!930 Mill Creek Drive (Evergrene)Elliston Model Buyer Representation914 Mill Creek Drive (Evergrene)Under Contract PreMarket Buyers Representation1035 Vintner Blvd (Evergrene)Stunning Extended Sequoia Model with rare huge backyard and designer nishes. Newer A/Cs, water heater, exterior paint, interior paint, wood ooring, carpet, quartz and so much more. is home is everything todays buyer is looking for. Price upon request. SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD EVERGRENE 3151 S Meridian C, Palm Beach Gardens Charming 2BR/2.5B town home with courtyard. O ered at $214,777 UNDER CONTRACT UNDER CONTRACT

PAGE 25 Featured House Of The WeekRitz Carlton Residence 2101AWhen only the best will do! Professionally decorated through Interiors by Steven G, a Miami design rm that embodies luxury aro und the world. A private sanctuary encompassing 3 beautifully appointed bedrooms with ensuite baths. The master bedroom and living area overlook the Atlantic Ocea n. Over 3,000 SF packed with special features, lighting and furnishings that exceed expectations. Extra spaces include a family/ofce and den right off the kitchen. The kitchen is appointed with gas wolf range/stove and other top shelf appliances. The Ritz Carlton on-site valet and concierge welcome guests to the array of services available. Two beautiful pools include towel and restaurant service to pamper each resident while they bask in the Florida sunshine. Just minutes from shopping and dining, cultural activitiesit is all here, come enjoy the lifestyle. This residence is being offered at $ 3,150,000. For a private tour, please call Jeannie Walker (561) 889-6734. Jim Walker III Broker Jeannie Walker Luxury Homes Specialist 561-889-6734 Ritz Carlton Residence 1904A3BR+DEN/3.5BA $2,999,000 Oasis Singer Island 17A3BR/3.5BA $2,695,000 Oasis Singer Island 18A 3BR/3.5BA $2,385,000Ritz Carlton Residence 2104B2BR+DEN/2.5BA $1,499,999 The Resort 20503BR/3BA $1,799,000Ritz Carlton Residence 1105B2BR+DEN/2.5BA $1,499,000 Water Club 1504-S2BR+DEN/2.5BA $1,349,000 Water Club 1603-S2BR+DEN/2.5BA $1,299,000 Ritz Carlton Residence 1106B2BR+DEN/2.5BA $1,149,000 Ritz Carlton Residence 205B 2BR+DEN/2.5BA $1,125,000 Ritz Carlton Residence 2506B2BR+DEN/2.5BA $949,000Martinique WT8042BR/3.5BA $649,900 Ritz Carlton Residence 1502B3BR/3.5BA $1,999,000 Ritz Carlton Residence 402A3BR+DEN/3.5BA $3,300,000 UNDER CONTRACTRitz Carlton Townhome 401A6BR+2DEN/6.5BA $4,700,000 SOLD UNDER CONTRACT Ritz Carlton Tower Suite 7A4BR+DEN/5.5BA $8,495,000


BY JANIS FONTAINEpbnews@ oridaweekly.comIf you havent discovered Grandview Public Market, the new showcase spot for local chefs, artists and entrepreneurs, join the Young Friends of the Norton Museum of Art and other nonprofits for the fourth annual A Sip of Summer happy hour from 5:30-7:30 p.m. July 19. The 13,000-square-foot space is apt for culinary adventure, and this epicurean playground is about food and community breaking bread together, even if its gluten free, with neighbors and friends. Nonprofits participating in A Sip of Summer include Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Tomorrows Leaders, Friends of Dreyfoos, Historical Society of Palm Beach County, Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Young Friends of the Norton Museum of Art, Palm Beach Opera Young Friends, Young Friends of Palm Beach Symphony, Palm Beach Young Professionals, United Way of PBC: Emerging Leaders Society, Young Friends of the YMCA and Young Professionals of the Palm Beaches. Tickets are $10, which includes light bites and one drink. The market is at 1401 Clare Ave., West Palm Beach. Suggested age is 21-49. Free valet parking is available, but ride sharing is encouraged. Get tickets in advance at www. For more information about A Sip of Summer, call 561-651-4373 or email or call 561-651-4373.Native plant photos on display Eighteen nature photographers contributed work to the Palm Beach Photographic Centres newest exhibition, Renewal: Going Native. The exhibition features 100 images of Floridas indigenous plants and wildlife, and the show is mounted in cooperation with the Palm Beach County chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society. An opening reception for the exhibition takes place at 6:30 p.m. July 16, followed by the monthly meeting of the FNPS at 7:30 p.m. Guests are welcome to stay for the meeting, which will include a photo-lecture by chapter President Susan Lerner on outstanding insects discovered in her native garden. Ms. Lerners work is also featured in the exhibition. The Photo Centre is in the City Center municipal complex at 415 Clematis HAPPENINGSARTS & ENTERTAINMENTPALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 12-18, 2018 | SECTION BWWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM SEE HAPPENINGS, B9 Young friends plan Sip of Summer at Grandview marketDramaworks offers tribute to a troubadour BY STEVEN J. SMITHssmith@ oridaweekly.comPalm Beach Dramaworks kicks off its summer season July 12-Aug. 5 with Woody Guthries American Song, an ensemble musical theatre piece adapted from the songs and writings of Americas premier folk poet. Director Bruce Linser hopes the show will bring people together. Its a show about America, Mr. Linser said. Its a show about community. And we felt it was an important and power-SEE GUTHRIE, B7 GIVINGHERCLEODUE Shakespeare Festival Shakespeare Festival explores the queens psyche explores the queens psyche in Antony & Cleopatra in Antony & CleopatraBY STEVEN J. SMITHssimmons@ HOSE WHO ENJOY THE INTER-ESTING twists the Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival annually puts on the Bards plays will not be disappointed in this years take on Antony and Cleopatra, which runs July 12-15 and 19-22 at the Seabreeze Ampitheatre in Carlin Park. Subtitled The Curse of Cleopatra, this production PBSFs 28th since its inception features stalwarts Stephen Hedger and Kelly Lee Hussey in the title roles, supported by Darryl Willis (Enobarbus), Courtney Poston (Octavia), Kyle Glennum (Eros), Sara Grant (Charmian), Vickie Anderson (Iris), TSEE FESTIVAL, B7 PHOTO BY CLIFF BURGESSCast members from Woody Guthries American Song. Nuttle Thistle, by Mary Keim is one of the 100 images in the Renewal: Going Native exhibit at the Palm Beach Photographic Centre. JEN SCOTT PHOTOGRAPHY


B2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 12-18, 2018 PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY COLLECTORS CORNER scott SIMMONS Im darned lucky. And I recognize that 90 percent of being lucky simply is believing that you are lucky. I thought about that as I pondered the mess at The Humble Hovel, where the sorting of trash and treasures has kicked into high gear. After all, I awaken each day to do a job thats of service to others and I get to hunt down treasures and, best of all, I get to share them with you. I cant get much luckier than that. I recently have been reminded that life is fleeting. Recognizing that it all could go away in an instant makes it all the more precious. My colleagues and I have had much to ponder the past couple of weeks as we have faced the brutal reality that five fellow journalists were gunned down in Maryland while being of service and doing the jobs they loved. It especially hit home for those of us who worked at The Palm Beach Post in the early 1990s, when Rob Hiaasen honed his storytelling skills into a high art at the paper, making us remember the forgotten and care for those whom society had neglected. Rob, who was murdered on that fateful day in June at The Capital Gazette, was as kind as he was talented. Thats a special blessing in a highly competitive field like journalism, where it is easy to become jaded by the sadness and cruelty that dominate the news. By all rights, Rob, who was 59, should have died an old man, 30 or 40 years from now, surrounded by his children and grandchildren. That was not in his future, and we are all the more diminished by it. But there are ways of coping with these losses. Among them: Whatever you do, dont tempt fate. Never say things cant get any worse, because they always can, and they will do so in spades. Avoid wallowing, if you can. It only makes you feel worse. Be good to yourself. We need to take care of ourselves. Commit to doing one good thing for yourself each day. Take a walk, pray, meditate, write, create whatever edifies you. It will prepare you to take on whatever the world tosses your way and will enable you to be of service to others. Be grateful. Count your blessings. Its a clich, but theres a lot of value in taking stock. In the days following the shootings, I found treasures that caught my eye each place I visited, and I heard a kind word from just about everyone I encountered. That probably was because I was open to it. I needed the good to happen, so it did. How does this translate into an antiques column? As a collector, Im always looking for that next great find. But in clearing out, Im learning to be content with what I already have. And whether Im permitted to walk the Earth for five more years or for 50, treasures will come and go from The Humble Hovel as my collections continue to evolve. I will remember the people I have met along the way its the stories that make objects fascinating. And I will take my own advice, remembering to breathe in and breathe out. You can bet Ill find treasure, help you identify yours where possible, then write about our finds. My subject matter is not hard news, but it is more than just a job to share my stories with you. Its a privilege. Thats how Rob Hiaasen felt, and Im sure his colleagues in Maryland would agree that were grateful for the opportunity to share. Thank you. SCOTT SIMMONS / FLORIDA WEEKLYThe stories make my treasures special to me. Inset: Miss Rose the cat sits with a pair of 19th-century Staffordshire spaniels given to me by my friend Melissa Carter, who inherited them from her mom and wanted them to be loved. They are. Above: My friend Jeffrey Burgess of James & Jeffrey Antiques gave me this 20th-century Staffordshire lion after seeing the picture of Miss Rose with the spaniels. I adore it.Sharing stories and finds is a privilege I cant take for granted We perform music of all genresClassical, Pop, Ethnic, Spiritual, Broadway! If you enjoy singing and want to be a part of a wonderful musical organization, come join us! Sight-reading is a bonus, but not a requirement. We meet Tuesday evenings at 7:30PM in the Chorus Room (Room 335) of the Vera Lea Rinker School of Music and Fine Arts at Palm Beach Atlantic University (326 Acacia Road) in West Palm Beach. Our next Summer Rehearsal will be held on Tuesday, July 17. e Robert Sharon Chorale is holding auditions for new members!Love Sing?to For further information and to schedule your (non-threatening) audition, contact Dr. Robert Sharon at (561) MUSIC-45 or by e-mail: or


B4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 12-18, 2018 PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY CALENDARPlease send calendar listings to calendar editor Janis Fontaine at last Art After Dark 5-9 p.m. July 12, Norton Museum of Art, 1451 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach. Music, spotlight talks and DIY art activities. Last chance for AAD until the museum reopens after construction in February. 561-832-5196; Clematis by Night Live music, food and drinks, vendors. July 12: Opener: Bruja. Headliner: Melinda Elena (R&B/Classic Rock) Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival July 12-15 and 19-22, Carlin Park, Jupiter. Antony + Cleopatra. The great bard, al fresco. Familyand pet-friendly. Bring a picnic or buy dinner from vendors on site. Free. www.pbshakespeare. org. FRIDAY7/13 Screen on the Green 7-11 p.m. July 13, the Great Lawn, West Palm Beach. Kids activities including a make and take craft by Rhythm & Hues begin at 7 p.m. Screening The Greatest Showman. Bring your own chairs or blankets for sitting on the lawn. Info: www.wpb. org. The Palm Beach Chamber Music Festival July 13-15, 20-22 and 27-29: Friday programs at 7:30 p.m. at Helen K. Persson Recital Hall, Palm Beach Atlantic University, 326 Acacia Road, West Palm Beach. Saturday programs at 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 717 Prosperity Farms Road, North Palm Beach. Sunday programs at 2 p.m., the Crest Theatre, Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach. Tickets: $25., call 561547-1070 or email information@pbcmf. org. Program 2 July 13-15: Latin Flavors, with works by Piazzolla, Sarasate, Arriaga, Medaglia and de Falla, featuring flamenco dancer Eva Conti. Program 3 July 20-22: From Sea to Shining Sea, with works by Menotti, Ewazen, Lewinter and Dvorak. Program 4 July 27-29: Summer Serenade, with works by Ibert, Addison and Schubert. SATURDAY7/14Orchid Trilogy: Repotting & Mounting Orchids 10 a.m. July 14, Mounts Botanical Garden, 531 S. Military Trail, West Palm Beach. Instructor Sandi Jones of Broward Orchid Supply teaches newcomers to orchids about these plants. Week 3 is Training Your Eye: Orchid Pests & Diseases at 10 a.m. July 21. One class is $40 members, $45 nonmembers. Register online at www. or call 561-233-1757.Bastille Day Celebration Noon to 5 p.m. July 14, Norton Museum of Art, 1451 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach. Showcases some of the museums most popular works by French artists such as Monet, Renoir, Degas and Gauguin, as well as by artists drawn to the City of Light, plus food, special activities, tours and talks, French music by local quartet Les Nuages (The Clouds). 561-832-5196; and Roll Group Runs 6 a.m. July 15, 410 Evernia St., West Palm Beach. They provide 3 hydration stations, where you can run from 4 to 24 miles. For all levels. 561-650-1200 or visit on the Waterfront 4-7 p.m. July 15, the Great Lawn, West Palm Beach. A massive Motown tribute by the Motowners, with a performance of the best of Diana Ross & The Supremes, The Spinners, Marvin Gaye, the Temptations and Stevie Wonder. Info:, Take A Hike! Beach Walk 7:30 a.m. July 15, Blowing Rocks Nature Preserve. Join members of the Loxahatchee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association for this family-friendly walk along Jupiter Island. Meet in the parking lot of Coral Cove Park, a public-access beach at 1600 S Beach Road, Tequesta. Call Paul at 561-596-4423.TUESDAY7/17West Palm Beach Food Tours 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, West Palm Beach. Meet chefs, taste a dish, learn how to open a coconut, admire colorful murals and hear entertaining stories. A walking tour of downtown West Palm Beach and a driving food tour with stops along the Dixie Dining Corridor are offered. Irwin Solomon Jazz Quartet 7 p.m. July 17, Harriet Himmel Theater at CityPlace, 700 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach. The Kretzer Piano Music Foundations popular Music For The Mind concert series continues with this performance featuring pianist Irwin Solomon, Greg Diaz on saxophone, Dave Tomasello on bass, and drummer Mike Dorfman in a program of jazz classics from the Great American Songbook. Tickets: $10 adults, $5 students which benefits the Kretzer Piano Music Foundations music education programs for children in need. 866-449-2489. Fairy Tale Trivia 7 to 9 p.m. July 17 and 24. This free, family-friendly challenge tests story skills and fairy tale knowledge for all ages. Info: www.wpb. org or call 561-8222222.WEDNESDAY7/18Hot Topic Luncheon: The Importance of the 2020 Census 11:30 a.m. July 18, Atlantis Country Club, 190 Atlantis Blvd., Atlantis. Hosted by the League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County. Register at 11 a.m. Three special guest speakers are planned: Palm Beach County Mayor Melissa McKinley; Lisa De La Rionda, Palm Beach Countys director of public affairs; and Patricia Behn, deputy planning director of the planning division of the Planning, Zoning and Building Department. Tickets: $35. RSVPs at www. or 561-968-4123.LOOKING AHEADClematis by Night 6-9 p.m. Thursday, West Palm Beach Waterfront, West Palm Beach. Music, food, drink, vendors and a sunset. Info: July 19: Opener: Ryan Montgomery. Headliner: Kate Keys Band (Variety/ Rock). July 26: L-Tribe performs R&B/ Top 40. AT DRAMAWORKSPalm Beach Dramaworks, Ann & Don Brown Theatre, 201 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. 561-514-4042, Ext. 1; www. Guthries American Song July 13-Aug. 5. A specially priced preview is planned on July 12. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets: $75. Preview tickets, $55, opening night tickets, $90, student tickets, $15. Pay Your Age tickets are available for guests age 18-40.AT THE GARDENSThe Gardens Mall, 3101 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens. 561-775-7750; www.thegardensmall.comNamaste at The Gardens: Visit the Pop-Up Zen Lounge for a series of wellness events through July 21. Free, but RSVP at 561-775-7750 or email Kaci at Live painting by Keri Baynham Every Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. To the Rhythm 9 a.m. July 21 in Grand Court. With Katie Jackson of Golds Gym.Big Summer Fun Activities: For ages 3-10 Wednesdays at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.: Chalk One Up for Street Art! July 18. Master chalk street artist Jennifer Chaparro creates images and optical illusions. Skip a Rope! Aug. 8. The Hurricane Jumpers Competition Jump Rope Team performs.AT HARBOURSIDE PLACE Harbourside Place, 200 U.S. 1, Jupiter. Info: 561-935-9533; www.harboursideplace.comLive Music on the Waterfront 6-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.Waterfront Market at Harbourside Place 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays, year-round.AT THE KELSEYThe Kelsey Theater, 700 Park Ave., Lake Park. Info: 561-328-7481; or The Rocky Horror Picture Show 9 p.m. and midnight July 14. Damon Fowler Band 8 p.m. July 28. AT THE KRAVIS Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. Info: 561-832-7469; Book of Moron July 13-15. Robert Dubacs off-Broadway hit. Mature audiences.I Love You, Youre Perfect, Now Change July 26-Aug. 12. An MNM Theatre Company productionAT THE LIBRARYThe Mandel Public Library, 411 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. 561-868-7703; www. Meals for Kids & Teens 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday through July 27, in KidSpace on the third floor. Any person age 18 and younger is eligible for a free meal every day at the library. Summer Reading Program for Students: Through July 31, in KidSpace on the third floor. Kids keep a reading log with the recommended reading times to be eligible to be entered into a weekly gift card drawing, and they get a free best-selling book each week to grow their personal library. Free Family Storytime is held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. each Wednesday through July 25 in KidSpace on the third floor. For all ages. Sign up on arrival. Hip-Hop for Kids: 2-3 p.m. Mondays through July 23, KidSpace. Free. Dog Tales: 3:30-5 p.m. Tuesday, 3:304:30 p.m. Wednesday and 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, through July 28, KidSpace. Free. Kids read to specially trained therapy dogs. Mad Science! Be a STEAMologist: 1:30, 2:15 and 3 p.m. Tuesdays through July 24, KidSpace. Free. Play, create and learn science, technology, engineering, art, math skills. Kids Can Code: Wednesdays through July 25, KidSpace. Free. 1:30 2:10 p.m. Kids entering grades K-1 2:15 2:55 p.m. Kids entering grades 2-3 3-3:40 p.m. Kids entering grades 4-5Art Lab: 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. Thursdays through July 26. KidSpace. Free. In person sign up begins at 1 p.m. Craftastic Family Movie: 1:30-4:30 Friday and 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, through July 28, KidSpace. Free. Family movie with a kid-friendly craft. Teen Craft Corner: 1-2:30 p.m. Monday through July 23, TeenSource. Free. Teen Hip-Hop: 3-4 p.m. Mondays through July 23, KidSpace. Free. Square One Open Tech Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday through July 26. For young adults age 15-29, Square One, second floor. Free. Learn some new tech skills. Be a YouTube Star: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday through July 26, TeenSource. Free. Learn all the ins and outs of being a YouTuber.Smartphone Photography Club: 1-2 p.m. Tuesday through July 24, TeenSource. Free.Vlog Workshop: 1-2 p.m. Wednesday through July 25. TeenSource. Free. Put your video production skills to the test. Teen BookNic: 1-2 p.m. Thursday through July 26. TeenSource. Free. Its a book club and a picnic rolled into one. Become a Prezi Pro: 1-2 p.m. Thursday through July 26, TeenSource. Free. Learn the basics of Prezi, an innovative presentation software. Game On: 1-4 p.m. Fridays through July 27, TeenSource. Free. Wii U, gaming laptops, or old school board games. Digitize Old Photos, Negatives & Slides: Two-hour sessions from 10 a.m.-2p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, and 1-5 p.m. Sunday, through July 27, DIY Digital Studios, second floor. Get help saving digital copies of old photos, slides and negatives. Register in advance.


PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 12-18, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT B5 TOP PICKS #SFL The Rocky Horror Picture Show 9 p.m. and midnight July 14, The Kelsey Theater. 561-328-7481; www.thekelseytheater. com or Bastille Day Celebration Noon to 5 p.m. July 14, Norton Museum of Art, 1451 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach. French music by local quartet Les Nuages (The Clouds). 561-832-5196; #FUNNY 7.14 The Book of Moron Robert Dubacs off-Broadway hit, July 13-15, Kravis Center. 561832-7469 or #FREAKYDigitize Video from VHS Tapes: Two-hour sessions from 10 a.m.-2p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, and 1-5 p.m. Sunday, through July 27, DIY Digital Studios, second floor. Get help digitizing your old videos from VHS tapes for playback on modern devices. Register in advance. Learn to 3D Print: Two-hour sessions from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, and 1-5 p.m. Sunday, through July 27, DIY Digital Studios, second floor. Use free online software to create and print a small 3D object. Register in advance Qigong Fitness Class: 2-3 p.m. Tuesdays, July 17, 24, 31, Clematis Room. Free. Instructor John Daetwyler teaches this form of gentle exercise. Square One Open Tech Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday through July 26, Square One, second floor. Ages 15-29. Free. Learn new tech skills. 22-Minute Hard Corps Workout: Noon-1 p.m. Wednesdays, auditorium. Marie-Elena Aruta leads. Zumba Gold: 2-3 p.m. Wednesday in the auditorium. Free. Jazz Immersion Workshop Series: 6-8 p.m. Wednesday July 18 and 25, auditorium. Free. Award-winning jazz pianist, composer, and educator Zach Bartholomew teaches. Experienced musicians are encouraged to BYO instruments and join in. Essentrics Fitness 101 Lecture & Practice 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays, July 18 and 25, auditorium. Core Cardio High Intensity Interval Training 12:15-1:15 p.m. Fridays, auditorium. Free. Join Marie-Elena Aruta, NASM Certified Personal Trainer.Spanish Art: An In-Depth Tour 2:30-4:30 p.m. Fridays, auditorium. Lecturer and art historian Joan Lipton, Ph.D., speaks.Free. Topics: July 13 Western Region plus other areas July 20 The Seduction of Spain for European & American Artists July 27 The Audience as Actors in Spanish Plays & Other SurprisesWho Do You Think You Are? Genealogy Lecture Series: 1-3 p.m. Fridays, July 13, 20 and 27, Clematis Room. Hosted by Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County. Topics: July 13: Introduction, Getting Started, and Webbing It Whats Online? 1 p.m. Learning to Love the Census 3 p.m.July 20: Using DNA to Trace Ancestry and Find Cousins 1 p.m. Vitally Important: Births, Marriages, and Deaths 3 p.m.Learn the Art of Shibori: 5:45-8 p.m. July 12. Hibiscus Room. Free. Local artist, jewelry maker, and host of Stitch Rock, Amanda Linton, will teach. Foreign Film Series: Bad Lucky Goat 2 p.m. July 15. Auditorium. Free. Tempera Paints with Geometric Designs: 9:45 a.m. to noon July 17. Clematis Room. Taught by awardwinning sculptor Ken Dempsey. Free. Reservation required at 561-868-7701 or visit The Real Deal about Fake News: 1-2:30 p.m. July 17, Life Support Lab. Free. Associate librarian Diane Wilson-Miller speaks. Registration required at or 561-868-7760. Learn to Tango: 6-8 p.m. July 18 and 25, PreFunction Lobby. Free. Professional dance instructor George Grimsley teaches. Leather-soled shoes required. Smart Planning with Pinterest: 10 a.m. to noon July 18, Life Support Lab. Associate librarian Amris Allemand demonstrates how to use Pinterest to find, save and share images and ideas. Active Pinterest account and registration required. Basic Photo Restoration: Fix Your Pics: 10 a.m. to noon July 19, Life Support Lab. Free. Learn how to retouch old photos online using free resources. Registration required. Create Art with Clay: 5:45-8 p.m. July 19, Clematis Room. Local artist, jewelry maker Amanda Linton will teach. Reservations required. Free. AT THE LIGHTHOUSEJupiter Lighthouse and Museum, Lighthouse Park, 500 Captain Armours Way, Jupiter. 561-747-8380, Ext. 101; Sunset Tours July 18. Weather permitting. Spectacular sunset views and an inside look at the nuts & bolts of a working lighthouse watchroom. Tour time: 75 minutes. $15 members, $20 nonmembers. RSVP required. Twilight Yoga at the Light 6-7 p.m. July 16, 23, and 30. By donation. Mary Veal, Kula Yoga Shala, leads. AT THE JCCThe Mandel JCC, 5221 Hood Road, Palm Beach Gardens. Info: 561-689-7700; www. Bridge: 12:30-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. $9 members; $11 guests.AT MOUNTSMounts Botanical Garden, 531 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach. Info: 561-2331737; Trilogy Register now for this three-class series of horticulture workshops on caring for orchids. Classes take place July 14 and 21.AT OLD SCHOOL SQUAREOld School Square, 51 S. Swinton Ave. Delray Beach. 561-243-7922; www.OldSchoolSquare.orgJazz Ambassadors. U.S. Army Field Band 7 p.m. July 4. Pavilion. Free.AT THE PLAYHOUSEThe Lake Worth Playhouse, 713 Lake Ave., Lake Worth. Info: 561-586-6410; Flashdance, the Musical Through July 22. Based upon the film about a dancer with everything except classical training. Tickets for Opening Night are $38 which includes a reception. Tickets: $29 and $35. or 561-586-6410.Live at the Stonzek: Peter Fogel Live July 13-14. $30.Screenings in the Stonzek Theatre 561-296-9382. American Animals: July 13-19 Hereditary: July 13-19 First Reformed: July 20-26 Hearts Beat Loud: July 20-26AT THE IMPROVPalm Beach Improv at CityPlace, 550 S. Rosemary Ave., Suite 250, West Palm Beach. Info: 561-833-1812; www.palmbeachimprov.comMike Epps July 13-15Josh Wolf July 19-21AT ROGER DEAN Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium, 4751 Main St., Jupiter. 561-775-1818; www.rogerdeanchevroletstadium.comThe Jupiter Hammerheads and the Palm Beach Cardinals are lighting up the diamond with fastpaced baseball action through Sept. 2. Special promotion nights: Dog Days July 28, Aug. 25. Fidos ticket is $5 which benefits local pet charities. Pirate and Princess Night 5:30 p.m. July 14Christmas in July 5:30 p.m. July 21AT THE WATERFRONT101 N. Clematis St. at Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach. or 561822-1515. Fairy Tale Playhouses: Open daily from noon until 9 p.m. for imaginative play. Free. Through July 27.FlaminGO Croquet: From 5 to 9 p.m. daily, play croquet SIP-style with FlaminGO mallets, giant card holes, sustainable tea cups and royal dcor.StoryVille: Open from 5 to 9 p.m. daily, create your own life-size fairy tale at this popular returning attraction. CALENDAR #CLASSICAL The Palm Beach Chamber Music Festival July 13-15 at various locations. Tickets: $25., call 561-547-1070 or email


B6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 12-18, 2018 PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY CALENDARMad Hatter Teacups: Visit the cup and saucer collection adorning the Great Lawn, inspired by Alice in Wonderlands famous tea.Big Storybook: Part of last years SIP promotion, the Big Storybook returns with an updated chapter.Fairy Tale Trivia: 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays. This weekly challenge tests your fairy tale trivia. The family-friendly event will test story skills of all ages.Family Story Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays through July 25 at Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach. Classic and new fairy tales come alive, plus songs and crafts.LIVE MUSICBB&T Center 1 Panther Parkway. Sunrise. Tickets available through Ticketmaster. 800-745-3000; Cirque Du Soleil July 18-29 Panic! At the Disco July 31The Colony Hotel 155 Hammon Ave., Palm Beach. 561-659-8100 or 561655-5430; Motown Fridays with Memory Lane 9 p.m. to midnight. After Party with Raquel Williams 9 p.m. to midnight. Hard Rock Live at The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino 5747 Seminole Way. Hollywood 866-5027529; www.seminolehardrockhollywood. com KC & The Sunshine Band July 20 Steve Miller Band with Peter Frampton July 21The Arts Garage 180 NE First St., Delray Beach. 561-450-6357; www. Mod 27 Improv Through Sept. 13. Palm Beachs long-running comedy improv company performs Chicago-style improv and sketch comedy. Shaw Davis & the Black Ties July 13 Guanabanas 960 N. A1A, Jupiter. Info: 747-8878; SOWFLO 9 p.m. July 13. Victoria Leigh 11 a.m. July 14. Pockit 4 p.m. July 14. Ajeva 9 p.m. July 14. Mike Garulli 11 a.m. July 15.ONGOING The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens 2051 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach. Open by appointment only through Oct. 3. Info: 561-832-5328; Art on Park Gallery 800 Park Ave., Lake Park. Info: 561-345-2842; Class: Acrylic painting with Irma Friedman 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday. Learn your own personal style. Reservations required. Fee. 561-632-6401. Classes from Marsha Bhagwansingh 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturdays. Classes in drawing, painting and calligraphy. Reservations required. Fee. 561-507-4527. Digital Imagery 2018 Exhibit Through July 13. The Armory Art Center 1700 Parker Ave., West Palm Beach. 561-8321776; Transformation Printmaking & Photographs: July 13-July 27. Featuring student and instructor work by Spence Townsend, printmaking instructor, and his students, and Photo Salon coordinator Barry Schein and participants. CityPlace 700 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach. 561-366-1000; www. Live music 7:30 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday July 13: TGIFamily Friday Balloon Masterz balloon twister, face painter and performance, bubble machines, games, Rhythm & Hues activity table, the Regionals No Kid Hungry pastry station. Pet friendly. Bring three food donations for Feeding South Florida and get four hours of free parking. See guest services. July 14: Khemistry July 20: Ryan Montgomery with Juna N Joey July 21: Bryant Del Toro & Co Sunday Yoga at the Culture Lab: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Sunday. A Vinyasa yoga class. By donation. Register at www. Assemblage: An Organically Grown Exhibition: Noon to 6 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County 601 Lake Ave., Lake Worth. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. TuesdaySaturday. Info: 561-471-2901; Places/Spaces: The Architectural Photography of Kim Sargent Through July 28. Educators and Artists Through Aug. 18. Work in various mediums by 40 past and present faculty of the Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach. VSA Florida Palm Beach County Captured: A Drawing and Photography Exhibition Through Aug. 18Downtown at the Gardens 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave., Palm Beach Gardens. 561-340-1600; www. Summer concerts: 7-9 p.m. Free. July 13: Let It Be: The Beatles July 20: In The Light Of Led Zeppelin: Led ZeppelinThe Flagler Museum One Whitehall Way, Palm Beach. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: free for members; $18 adults, $10 youth (13-17) with adult; $3 child (6-12) with adult; younger than 6 free. 561-6552833; The Florida Trail Association Loxahatchee Chapter Leads nature walks. New adventurers are welcomed. Get info and register at www. Okeeheelee Park Walk 7:30 a.m. July 21, Okeeheelee Park South, 7500 Forest Hill Blvd, West Palm Beach. Meet at the new boat launch parking lot.772-33-1837The Historical Society of Palm Beach County and The Richard And Pat Johnson History Museum 300 N. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach. 561-832-4164; Exhibition: Beaches, Creatures and Cowboys: Florida Movie Posters Through July 28 The Lighthouse ArtCenter Gallery Square North, 373 Tequesta Drive, Tequesta. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $5 Monday-Friday, free the first Saturday of the month and for members and exhibiting artists. Info: 561-746-3101; Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Through Aug. 11. Loggerhead Marinelife Center 14200 U.S. 1, Juno Beach. 561-627-8280; Evening Guided Tour, 6-7 p.m. Tuesday. An after-hours tour led by an experienced guide. Light bites and refreshments. Ages 8 and up. $20 adults. Reservations required at Turtle Walks 8:45 p.m. Call for dates. $15. Learn about and observe the nesting and egg-laying process. Reservations required. Email ctapley@ or 561-627-8280, Ext. 129.John D. MacArthur Beach State Park 10900 Jack Nicklaus Drive, Singer Island, North Palm Beach. 7767449; Summer Camp Through July 27. Sea Turtle Talk & Walk Select dates through July 13. Learn about sea turtles, conservation efforts and if youre lucky, see a turtle nesting. $12 available online at Beach Cleanup 9-11 a.m. July 14. Register with Art at 561-776-7449, ext. 109. Bluegrass Music with Untold Riches 1-3 p.m. July 15. Untold Riches performs. Birding at MacArthur Park 5 p.m. July 15. A ranger-led educational walk identifying the many species of birds. Bring binoculars or rent them in the Gift Shop. Reservations at 561-624-6952.Manatee Lagoon 6000 N. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach. The FPL Eco-Discovery Center. Info: 561-626-2833; Sunday Lectures: 2-3 p.m. the first Sunday of the month Manatee Lagoon Tours: Guided walking tours at 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Junior Aqua Lab: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m. the second and fourth Sunday. Mindful Moments Yoga: 5:45-6:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 8:309:30 a.m. Saturday. Age 21 and older. Artful Learning Kids: Ages 6 to 12 explore art and science on Saturdays 1-2:30 p.m. and Sundays 12:30-2 p.m. through August.The Palm Beach Photographic Centre 415 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. Info: 561-253-2600; Through Aug. 4. An exhibition of 100 photographs of native plants and wildlife. 1301 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. every day. Tickets: $18.95 adults; $16.95 seniors, $12.95 age 3-12, free for younger than 3. Info: 561533-0887; Zoo Camp Through Aug. 10. Safari Nights Aug. 3The Norton Museum of Art 1451 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach. Free admission. Info: 561-832-5196; www. Unexpected Narratives: Videos by Chris Doyle and Muntean/Rosenblum Through July 15. William Henry Fox Talbot and the Birth of Photography Through July 15.The Courtyard at Royal Poinciana Plaza 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Palm Beach. Music in the Courtyard 5-7 p.m. Thursdays. Local artists. Bring a blanket or find a seat on the patio. Backgammon + Bubbles 3-5 p.m. Sundays. Pick up a bottle of wine from Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits & Academy ($15-$41) plus specials on nibbles, from local restaurants. Amanda Bond appearance Noon to 5 p.m. July 13 at Collective. Meet the designer.The Society of the Four Arts 2 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach. Call 561-6557227; Trevini 12:30 p.m. July 26. $75. Reservations. Art Appreciation with Joan Lipton July 18The South Florida Fairgrounds 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach. 561-793-0333; 2018 Paw Prints in the Sand July 12-15. Expo Center. The Boca Raton and Jupiter Tequesta Dog Clubs host a 4-day Cluster of All Breed AKC Dog Show. Repticon: West Palm Beach Reptile & Exotic Animal Show July 20-22. Palm Beach Summer Beer Fest July 21.The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium 4801 Dreher Park Road, West Palm Beach. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Info: 561-832-1988; Nights at the Museum 6-9 p.m. the last Friday of the month. GEMS Club @ STEM Studio Jupiter 5-7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at the STEM Studio; 112 Main St., Jupiter. Girls in grades 3-8 explore the worlds of math, science, engineering and technology. $10 fee includes dinner and refreshments. Pre-register at www. The Taste History Culinary Tours of Historic Palm Beach County Cultural food tastings at familyowned eateries, juice bars, teahouses and pastry shops along with showcasing local art shops, historic buildings and emerging cultural districts. The tour is part bus riding and part walking. All tours start at 11 a.m. Fee: $50-$60. Free for children younger than age 14. Private and team building tours are also available. Reservations required. 561-638-8277; www. July 7: West Palm Beach/Lake Worth July 14: Lake Worth & Lantana Aug. 18: Delray Beach & Boynton Beach Aug. 25: Delray Beach & Boynton Beach


ful story that we wanted to bring to audiences, because we think thats what the world needs right now. He said Guthrie always said the people and the land of America inspired his material and he was the voice of the disenfranchised. Woody said this country and the people that make it run are its heart and soul, he said. Hes known for saying he didnt really write anything. He just took his stories from the people he met along the way and passed them on. The show, conceived by Peter Glazer and orchestrated by Jeff Waxman, features more than two dozen of the legendary balladeers songs, including Bound for Glory, Grand Coulee Dam, Nine Hundred Miles, Hard Travelin, Union Maid, Pastures of Plenty and his most famous piece, This Land is Your Land. In addition, Mr. Glazer compiled all the dialogue from Guthries writings. The cast of five actor/musicians each of whom plays at least three different instruments features, in alphabetical order, Cat Greenfield, Don Noble, Sean Powell, Jeff Raab and Julie Rowe. They are joined onstage by musicians Joshua, Michael and Tom Lubben, West Palm Beach-based triplets who are familiar to many locals as The Lubben Brothers, an acoustic folk band that also includes two of their wives. Mr. Linser said Woody Guthries songs are as vital and vibrant today as they were when he wrote them, nearly a century ago. Theres a character in the show who says folk songs are on their way out, he said. But another says, As long as weve got wrecks, disasters, floods, trade union troubles, high prices, low pay and politicians, folk songs are on their way in. I think thats why Woody Guthrie has maintained this fascination and appeal, because he speaks to the collective experience. When you boil humanity down, we all want the same things. Were all driven by the same desires to l ove, to be cared for, to feel protected and safe. We want food on our table and a roof over our head. And I think Woody really encapsulates that in his words and music in a way that is really powerful. The show uses Guthries own storytelling to create narrative contexts for his music. Most of the words in this show are straight out of his journals, writings, books and lyrics, he said. Every character in this piece at some point takes Woodys words as their own. For example, Bound For Glory is one of the big songs in this show. What the writers have done is create a situation of who these people are around that particular song. Theyre all on a boxcar heading west just after the Dust Bowl, to hopefully work on the Grand Coulee Dam. The shows creators have taken the story of these people riding the rails looking for a better life and built it around the lyrics of the song of a train thats bound for glory. Mr. Linser, who also serves as manager of the theaters Dramaworkshop an arm that develops and presents world premieres for the mainstage with an eye for moving them to other theaters across the country is no stranger to the directors chair. He recently directed Avenue Q, Little Shop of Horrors and Company for MNM Productions, as well as The Submission and Into The Woods at Florida Atlantic University. The World Goes Round, which he also directed for MNM in 2016, won a Carbonell Award for Best Ensemble. He said one of the aspects he likes so much about Woody Guthries American Song is its unique structure. What this show does so brilliantly is it tells two stories simultaneously, he said. One, you get the story of Woodys life and career and two, you get the story of America and how we became what we are through such trials as the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression all told through Woodys writings and lyrics. Mr. Linser said he hopes audiences will be moved by the shows storytelling. But more than that I hope they take away a realization of the need we all have for a common understanding of our own humanity, he said. Weve gotten so polarized in this country that weve stopped listening to each other. Weve stopped discussing issues, understanding our differences and finding middle ground. I think thats what we need now, more than ever. PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 12-18, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT B7 PUZZLE ANSWERS Zachary Myers (Lepidus), Carlos Rivera Marin (Meridon/Soothsayer) and Seth Trucks (Octavius). This adaptation of William Shakespeares seldom performed classic invites audiences to see Cleopatra seeking revenge on those who have maligned her throughout history, according to director Trent Stephens, who trimmed the play from four hours to 90 minutes. Weve sort of speculated the idea that Cleopatra is being raised from the dead by archeologists, Mr. Stephens said. When they do so, a curse falls upon them and through the lens of her own perspective, get to go back in time and live out the last days of her and Mark Antonys lives. Taking this tack, he hopes, will help give audiences a more rounded view of Cleopatra than historians have done. History is written by the victor and our understanding of who Cleopatra was has been so influenced by what the Romans wanted to do to her reputation, Mr. Stephens said. They had a disdain for powerful women. The Roman historian Plutarch seemed to look past Queen Cleopatras nobility, her tutelage, her political exploits, her economic contributions and her motherhood only to slander her as a trollop a low blow from which her legacy would never recover. He said Shakespeare was very aware of the Egyptians belief in the afterlife and immortality as well as references to their goddess Isis, who was patron of magic, nature and healing and protector of the dead. All of this, he said, played into his concept for this production. In the story as Shakespeare wrote it, Cleopatra was maneuvering and manipulating people, possibly playing a long game, Mr. Stephens said. Maybe she was thinking about her own immortality how she would carry on into the afterlife or how she would be remembered in generations to come. I think if she were to come back today, she would be very upset that all of her achievements and incredible contributions as a monarch who leveraged kingdoms of the West have been summed up solely in this affair she had with Marc Antony. Mr. Stephens maintained his greatest challenge in mounting this production has been editing it down and eliminating many of the political subplots of the play most notably Octavius Caesar eliminating people (Mark Antony being one of them) to become the last man standing as the first emperor of Rome to better focus on the relationship between the title characters. Subtitling it The Curse of Cleopatra invites the audience into our concept, he said. Weve streamlined it down to the very best parts of the play, most notably the story of Mark Antony and Cleopatra. This play is so rarely performed. Not a lot of people do it. This is my first time having a hand in with the play and its really exciting were bringing it to Carlin Park. Mr. Stephens added he hopes audiences will take from this production a sense of how malleable Shakespeares plays can be, which is a tribute to the Bards genius. We take a post-modern approach to Shakespeare, he said. And we tend to gravitate towards the psychological aspects of his writing. I hope we give the audience earnest questions to ask themselves. Most of all, I hope they have some fun with our concept, which is kind of like a Boris Karloff mummy movie. I hope they enjoy that and I hope they ponder Cleopatra and what western empires do to slander and defame strong and intelligent women. That goes on even today, particularly in our own society and divisive political rhetoric. Palm Beach Shakespeare Festivals Antony and Cleopatra>> When: July 12-15 and 19-22. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. and performances begin at 8 p.m. >> Where: The Seabreeze Amphitheater in Carlin Park,750 South S.R. A1A, Jupiter. Audience members are invited to bring their beach chair, blanket, picnic basket or enjoy food truck concessions. >> Cost: Although the show is free, a $5 donation is suggested. >> Info: Call 561-966-7099 or visit www. page 1GUTHRIEFrom page 1 Woody Guthries American Song>> When: July 12-Aug. 5 >> Where: Palm Beach Dramaworks Don & Ann Brown Theatre, 201 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. >> Cost: Individual tickets cost $75, with specially priced preview tickets at $55 and opening night tickets at $90. Pay Your Age tickets are available for those 18-40. Student tickets are available for $15 and tickets for educators are half price with proper ID (other restrictions apply). Group rates for 20 or more are also available. >> Info: Call 561-514-4042 or visit www. Woody said this country and the people that make it run are its heart and soul. Hes known for saying he didnt really write anything. He just took his stories from the people he met along the way and passed them on. Bruce Linser, director of Woody Guthries American Song. PHOTO BY CLIFF BURGESSDon Noble in Woody Guthries American Song.


B8 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 12-18, 2018 PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY FLORIDA WRITERSA highly original time-shifting thriller rendered in gorgeous prose The Shimmer by Carsten Stroud. Mira Books. 304 pages. Hardcover, $26.99.Carston Strouds daring, magnetic and brilliantly constructed novel will take you places youve never been. Well, you might have been to Jacksonville, St. Augustine and New Orleans but you will not have encountered the kind of timetravel orchestration of action that Mr. Stroud manages to portray with such power and authoritative detail. Authoritative is the right word. These places and what happens in them and then unhappens are so compellingly imagined that you will believe what cant be true. The narrative begins with an unforgettable high-speed chase episode, and it gains momentum from there. In the present, Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Jack Redding pursues a serial killer, a kind of time-traveling femme fatale who back in 1957 was sought by his grandfather, Clete Redding, of the Jacksonville police. The cycles of pursuit and escape follow this evil spirit known as Selena, Diana and by several other names as well. Her lifetime is extended by time shifts that involve riding a time-bending force called The Shimmer. To catch her, one must follow her. Time markers in the Selena story go back to 1914. One aspect of the plot premise is the possibility that the damage Selena has done can be undone by adjustments in or to time. However, such adjustments, if made by entering through the wrong temporal portal, can have disastrous unintended consequences. Characters travel into the past to shape (reshape?) the future, but the o utcomes of their efforts, even if in pursuit of justice, are unpredictable. The author builds a fascinating logic of cause and effect that keeps readers hooked while also keeping them guessing. As the characters slide (or shimmer) from the world we share to the world adjusted by time travel, our belief in them is carried over to our belief in what they experience and hold true. Can a tragedy that occurs on the Matanzas Inlet bridge along Floridas route A1A be wiped away by a time shift back to before the bridge was built? If so, what other time-bound occurrences will be altered? Can parallel catastrophes happen decades apart in the lives of a grandfather and grandson? Can they have a glimmer of the past or future that suggests the characters own unmooring from their temporal destinies?Mr. Stroud explores such questions in a manner that suggests both that he is having a great deal of fun and that he takes these questions seriously or pretends to, with great gusto and seeming conviction. The plot includes several oddly linked family crises, a Mafia crime family with curious relationships to Clete Redding and to Selena, and several physically and psychically twinned characters, women with identities or character traits in parallel. This authors prose is totally satisfying, his sentences and paragraphs precisely crafted, and his shifts into unexpected humor perfectly timed and consistently telling. Everything sounds just right. He draws the various locations indelibly, paying careful attention to the contrasts of now and then. Most magnificent is his poetic rendering of The Shimmer doing its time-warp thing. Its a blast. Mr. Stroud brings many new elements to the thriller genre, which for his work may be merely a publishers marketing label. The what if that drives this story adds the dimension of several truly big ideas. What a joy it is to discover a writer whose craft is so fine and who is not ashamed to make his readers think deeply. He has raised the suspension of disbelief to a very high level.About the authorCarsten Stroud worked in law enforcement and as an investigative journalist. In partnership with his wife, researcher/writer Linda Mair, he won multiple National Magazine Awards before going on to write New York Times best-selling nonfiction books on the NYPD, the U.S. Army and the United States Marshals Service. He followed those with a series of best-selling thrillers including Cuba Strait, Black Water Transit, Cobraville and Lizardskin. The Niceville Trilogy (2013-2015), his groundbreaking series, is a combination ghost story and crime thriller. Five of Mr. Strouds books have been optioned by Hollywood producers including Jerry Bruckheimer and Joe Roth. He and his wife live in Destin. Phil Jason, Ph.D., United States Naval Academy professor emeritus of English, is a poet, critic and freelance writer with 20 books to his credit, including several studies of war literature and a creative writing text. STROUD ANDY SPILOS / FLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETYBritish Invasion, Downtown at the GardensFlorida Weekly welcomes submissions for the Society pages from charity galas and fundraising events, club meetings and other to-dos around town. We need 300-dpi photographs of groups of two or more people, facing the camera and identi ed by rst and last names. Questions? Email society@ Margarita Leach, Arla Long and Jim Long Erika Garcia and Toni Okolichany David Murrary, Adele Marchaesi and Joe Auclair Rick Sartory and Pam Sartory Stan Scheer and Gail Scheer Kathleen Grace and Karen Delena Monica Osorio, Manuela Montoya and Claudia Montoya Katherine Barski and Taylor Blake Billie Hefner, Dennis Delois and Donna Cameron


PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 12-18, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT B9 PUZZLESOUTLANDISH CELEBRITY FIRSTS HOROSCOPESCANCER (June 21 to July 22) Be sure about your sources before you use the information in any decision you reach about your new project. Some of the data might be out of date or misinterpreted. LEO (July 23 to August 22) A sudden challenge might rattle you at first. But pump up that strong Lions heart with a full measure of courage and face it with the continuing support of family and friends. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Watch your expenses this week so you can have a financial cushion to fall back on should things tighten up later this month. Money matters ease by the 1st. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Uncertainty over workplace policy creates anxiety and confusion among your colleagues. Dont be surprised if youre asked, once again, to help work things out.SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) The workweek keeps you busy tying up loose ends and checking data that needs to be verified. The weekend offers a chance to relax and restore your spent energies.SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) This is not the best time to go to extremes to prove a point. Better to set a sensible goal now and move forward. Therell be time later to take the bolder course.CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) A step-by-step progression is the better way to move ahead. Taking shortcuts could be risky at this time. Important news arrives on the 1st.AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) Avoid getting drawn into workplace disputes that should be handled by those directly involved. Instead, spend your energy developing those new ideas. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) You still need to be prudent about money matters. But things start to ease by the end of the week. A weekend encounter with an old friend brings welcome news. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Your zeal for challenges usually works well for you. But this week its best to avoid jumping into new situations without more information. Vital news emerges by the weekend. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Once again, the Bovines patience pays off as that pesky problem works itself out without taking too much of your valuable time. A new task opens interesting possibilities. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Those suggestions you want to share need to be set aside for a while, so you can focus on the job at hand. Therell be time later to put your ideas into a workable format. BORN THIS WEEK: You handle challenging situations with boldness when necessary and caution when called for. SEE ANSWERS, B7 SEE ANSWERS, B7 By Linda Thistle SUDOKUDifficulty level: Place a number in the empty boxes in such a way that each row across, each column down and each small 9-box square contains all of the numbers from one to nine.St. in downtown West Palm Beach, opposite the Mandel Public Library. Admission is free. For more information, call 561-253-2600 or visit does pizza help others? When its July at Pizza Girls. For the month of July, when you get a meal, so does someone else. Its part of an ongoing promotion by Pizza Girls and Meals on Wheels. At Pizza Girls, when you buy a pie, youll see 10 percent of the proceeds benefiting Meals on Wheels of the Palm Beaches. If youre downtown and in the mood for pizza and who isnt? stop by 114 S. Clematis St., West Palm Beach. And forget the guilt! Youre doing it for charity! Call 561-833-4004; www. do noodles help dogs? On July 15 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Subculture and Kapow Noodle Bar West Palm Beach will host a special Bark and Brunch benefiting the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League and Blessed Paws Animal Rescue. This dog-friendly event will include treats, a dog wash station and groomer, a dog talent contest, dog cooling pools and dog adoptions from Peggy Adams ARL and Blessed Paws. Brunch is served until 3 p.m. Music is by The Blues Crusaders. For information, visit www. the waterfront this week Mark your calendar for these upcoming events along the West Palm Beach Waterfront. The Great Lawn becomes an outdoor movie theater on July 13 when Screen on the Green returns. Kids activities, including a make-and-take craft by Rhythm & Hues, begin at 7 p.m. The film is a PG-rated favorite The Greatest Showman a love story set under the big top featuring Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron and Zendaya. The movie begins at sunset. Bring chairs or blankets for sitting on the lawn. The West Palm Beach Fairy Tale Bar Crawl takes place July 14 along Clematis Street. The event is hosted by and will benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research. Dress up like your favorite fairy tale character and bar crawl. Bars will have drink specials. No cover charges. Wristbands are $10, plus there are 50/50 raffle tickets and a costume contest. Set your own hours between 4 and 11:30 p.m. Tickets and wristbands are available at every bar on the schedule, and 100 percent of proceeds from this event go to the charity. For more information, visit www. Sunday on the Waterfront moves from the Meyer Amphitheatre to the Great Lawn on July 15 for a Motown tribute. Hear the best of Diana Ross & The Supremes, The Spinners, Marvin Gaye, the Temptations and Stevie Wonder from the tribute band The Motowners. Theyll be on stage from 4 to 7 p.m., so bring a cooler or picnic basket, or grab take-out downtown. Info: If you havent challenged the family to show off their knowledge of great literature, Fairy Tale Trivia will continue from 7 to 9 p.m. July 17 and 24. This free challenge tests story skills and fairy tale knowledge for all ages. On July 26, the Summer in Paradise Grand Finale and Fairy Tale Playhouse Auction will be held during Clematis By Night. In addition to its usual repertoire of music and food and a free sunset, the Fairy Tale Playhouses will be auctioned for charity to benefit 15 local nonprofits. For more information, visit www.wpb. org or call 561-8222222. HAPPENINGSFrom page 1


B10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 12-18, 2018 PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY FLORIDA WEEKLY CUISINELee Morris had the kind of parents who took him along, no matter how young he was, whenever they went out to a fancy restaurant for dinner. Those occasions, along with the cooking lessons Chef Morris got every Friday night from his foodie father and working in restaurants during high school whet his appetite for a culinary arts career. Soon after he graduated from high school, his dad dropped him off in Charleston, S.C., with a few hundred bucks and a place to stay to see how he would fare on his own. It was like a kid being thrown into an Olympic-size pool to see if he could swim, said Chef Morris, the executive chef at 1000 North, a new restaurant and club on the Jupiter waterfront. At the end of his first year in Charleston, he enrolled in Johnson & Wales. He has been in love with the profession ever since. Charleston is a great food town, with beautiful restaurants, beautiful people, he said. Its a hospitality-driven town with a great college feel to it with the College of Charleston. It has tons of history and beaches. Talk about an A-plus town, its Charleston! After college, he worked for Hall Management Group, the Lowcountrys leading collection of fine dining restaurants. He gained an appreciation for the areas distinctive produce, seafood and classic dishes as he worked alongside well-known Charleston Chef Frank Lee, who had previously worked at North of Broad. Chef Morris spent years in upscale corporate restaurants such as Hillstone restaurants and Bricktops and was executive chef at Bricktops Palm Beach. But his current focus is at 1000 North, which officially opened in February in the Jupiter Inlet district. Two of the owners are former NBA superstar Michael Jordan and professional gofer Ernie Els. Its an open-air restaurant with beautiful views with large windows, big open kitchen and its sort of picturesque everywhere you look, he said. It captures a lot of the great views of the inlet the lighthouse and the dock, the mangroves and of the Loxahatchee. Weve had rave reviews about the view. The food is getting good buzz, as well. We wanted to take a little of the Lowcountry feel, taking advantage of local seafood, being on the river, being on the Intracoastal, being seafood-centric, and then we tied that into a couple of our dishes such as bourbon and hay-roasted oysters and Charleston she crab soup, he said. The eatery also has a steakhouse feel and serves six prime cuts, mac and cheese a la carbonara, truffle salt fries and charred broccolini and small bites, too. Lots of choices. Chef Morris met his wife, Page, when they both worked at Houstons in Irvine, Calif. They have a 2-year-old daughter, McKesson. When hes at home, Chef Morris like to cook outside, barbecuing by the pool. Lee Morris Age: 41 Original hometown: Washington, D.C. Restaurant: 1000 North, Jupiter, 561570-1000, Open for lunch, brunch and dinner. Mission: To get better every day, be a master of my craft and to have fun! Cuisine: Contemporary regional American Where do you find your inspiration? Traveling, cookbooks, magazines and life experiences. Training: Johnson & Wales, Charleston, S.C.; Chef Frank Lee (Slightly North of Broad); Hillstone Restaurant Group (California); Palm Restaurant (Nashville) Whats your footwear of choice in the kitchen? Dansko professional clogs What advice would you give someone who wants to be a chef? Go to culinary school. Pay attention to everything every little detail is very important. Find a restaurant and a chef that you love and go work your way to the top. Repeat that process a couple of times, and then you can think about becoming an executive chef or restaurateur. In the kitchen with...LEE MORRIS, 1000 North in Jupiter BY MARY PHOTO BY TRACEY BENSONChef Lee Morris has settled in at 1000 North, along the Intracoastal in Jupiter.Paso Robles winemakers imaginative, lightheartedOne of the qualities that impressed me and my wine journalist colleagues during a tour of Californias Paso Robles wine region is that so many of the winemakers have a lot of fun with what they do. Not only are they being imaginative with the blends theyre creating (and the label designs) but their interests and enterprises go quite a bit beyond grapes. Several of the winery owners we met are cattle ranchers and growers of other cash crops. While theyre serious about making great wine, theyre a bit lighthearted about the wine world in general. Some of them drive pickups and wear cowboy hats. Much of the architecture echoes that sensibility. Many of the wineries and restaurants have a definite old west look to them, but their approach to cuisine and wine is sophisticated. Maybe 50 years ago or so the areas main products were hay and cattle. Anyone who grew grapes sold them to the folks in Napa and Sonoma. That changed when local people started to realize the potential of the soil, the climate and the influence of the weather that came in off the nearby coast. So today, theres a lot to like, both from the tourism standpoint and the range of varietals, which you should definitely try. Chronic Cellars Pink Pedals Ros Paso Robles 2017 ($15) Heres what I mean about a playful approach to winemaking. The Beckett familys blend of 87 percent Grenache and 13 percent Syrah offers aromas of cherry and watermelon, followed by a hint of strawberry. The raspberry flavors kick in a bit later. Great with spicy cuisine like Thai or Szechuan. WW 88. Chronic Cellars Sofa King Bueno Red Blend Paso Robles 2016 ($22) A steal at $22, this is a complex Rhne blend of Syrah, Grenache, Petite Sirah, Mourvdre and Tannat. Blackberry all over the place, complemented by herbal notes and bold tannins. WW 91.Ask the Wine WhispererQ. When you assign rating points to the wines you review, how do you decide whats good and what isnt? What process do you use to evaluate and judge the wines you recommend? Bruce S., West Palm BeachA. First, I do not rate wines by myself. There are two kinds of wine in the world: the kind you like and the kind you dont. A tasting panel helps me evaluate the sample bottles I receive from wineries and their public relations firms. My sampling friends are all serious and very critical wine lovers. One is an executive at a major wine and spirits distributor, the others are high-end collectors with hundreds if not thousands of bottles in their cellars. We meet about once every six weeks. We compare what we sense from the color, the aromas, the flavors, and other important characteristics, discussing each in considerable detail. Then we suggest a value on the 100point scale, and I sort of take an average. At each session we generally sample and evaluate between 25 and 30 wines. VINOVineyards in the Paso Robles wine region of central California.


PALM BEACH FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 12-18, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT B11The Dish: Calzone The Place: Four Brothers Italian Restaurant, 2495 10th Ave. N., Lake Worth; 561-969-6046 or The Price: $8; extra ingredients are $1 a per item. The Details: Four Brothers is a classic red-sauce Italian spot that Ive visited for the better part of three decades. Theres nothing flashy here its not a fine-dining spot, but it is a place for good eating, and sometimes, thats more important. Four Brothers also has a booming takeout business. My calzone had a crisp, yet tender crust that gave way to epic quantities of ricotta and mozzarella. The marinara served on the side was slightly sweet, but tangy, and let the tomato flavors shine through. Sc ott Simmons, s simmons@florida weekly.comTHE DISH: Highlights from local menus Places for waterfront dining A trio worth noting3JANSTHREE FOR2 U-TIKI BEACH WATERFRONT RESTAURANT1095 N. Highway A1A, Jupiter. 561-406-2210; With that view, you can just sit back with your feet in the sand and while away an afternoon. Come by boat here its easy at these docks. Get some conch fritters, or Island BBQ shrimp or the tempura grouper cheeks, a favorite. Sit back, sip a cool one and take in all the sights surrounding the inlet.1 FRIGATES WATERFRONT BAR & GRILL400 U.S. Highway 1, North Palm Beach. 561-855-7497; Eat and drink on the deck overlooking a small canal (water is water). The live bands, and laid-back vibe make this a favorite watering hole where an app or two is sufficient.3 E.R. BRADLEYS104 N. Clematis St., West Palm Beach. 561-833-3520; The classic for ladies who lunch, Bradleys has quite a reputation to maintain. They live up to it at night, when it becomes a meet-up spot, sort of. A late-night burger in the open-air eatery is pretty tasty; the drinks are stiff and the band engaged. Jan Norris, FLORIDA WEEKLY CUISINE COURTESY PHOTO Frigates Waterfront Bar & Grill is just north of Northlake Boulevard on U.S. 1. The plant-based diet is going mainstream evidenced by restaurants and health-centered stores carrying vegetarian and vegan foods. Now, those who eschew animal foods, including dairy and eggs, have a new resource available: Bean Scene Productions Vegan Kitchen Collective in Lake Park. The mentor behind the group of women who are baking and preparing vegan foods in a shared space is Nina Kauder, a chef trained at the Culinary Institute of America in New York. Ten years ago, she switched from a mainstream diet to a plant-based one for health reasons. She also decided to learn all she could about vegan foods and nutrition, and recently earned a certificate from Cornell University in plant-based nutrition and foods. The co-op kitchen was about a year in the making, she said. We started talking to each other about a cooperative, and then formulating a plan. Then we started looking for a place. It took longer than expected. Negotiating a lease for a former bakery, then rebuilding to accommodate the group also stretched things out, but on June 30, they held their grand opening. Along with Ms. Kauder, who will primarily be teaching cooking classes and catering, is Amie Miller, a holistic nutritionist. Shes the Salad Artisan who sells her prepared jarred salads at area greenmarkets. Her vegan version of a taco salad with walnut taco meat is one of the most popular, she said. Ms. Miller is not entirely vegan or vegetarian, but its the bulk of her diet. I think theres a misconception you have to have animal protein in every meal. In fact, she said, plant-based foods are just as satisfying. Brie Ezratty, who follows a vegan diet for environmental and animal concerns, is producing baked goods familiar to any sweets lover. Foods she produces from The Baked Vegan Bakery cupcakes, chocolate chip cookies, and baked donuts soon are inspired by everyday junk and munchies food, she said. Scones are the newest hit. Theyre made with organic all-purpose flour, grapeseed oil, a little organic cane syrup and oat milk I love it for baked goods. She said she can make any kind of cookie in a vegan formula. One of her secrets is using unsweetened applesauce in place of the eggs in a dough. Katy Belmont is behind Katys Lovebites another bakery. She makes brownies, vegan cakes and cookies, as well as gluten-free and raw desserts. She focuses on low-glycemic desserts and vegan treats with no refined sugar. Instead, she uses maple syrup, and coconut and palm sugar. Along with the others, she caters, and handles corporate and private clients who follow plant-based diets. She also sells wholesale. The women cook and bake to order, but some items are available at the kitchen, Ms. Kauder said, and theyll be carrying products from other chefs. Look for vegan tiramisu and cheezcakes. The first series of cooking classes went beyond expectations, she said. People are hungry no pun intended for these kinds of classes. Bean Scene Productions Kitchen Collective, 1408 N. Killian Drive, No. 104, Lake Park. Phone: 561-288-0358; www. Spectator AwardsCongratulations are in order for area restaurants tapped for prestigious Wine Spectator Awards. They include the Grand Award going to Marcellos La Sirena in West Palm Beach, and HMF at The Breakers in Palm Beach. Its the highest award given by the organization that recognizes wine lists and wine service at public restaurants. Its given to those who show an uncompromising, passionate devotion to the quality of their wine program. Only 91 restaurants around the world achieved the distinction. A number of restaurants in Palm Beach County were awarded the Award of Excellence including The Regional in West Palm Beach, and Okeechobee Steakhouse first-time winners in the category. More than 2,400 winners internationally were chosen for their well-chosen assortment of quality producers, and matching the menu thematically, among other things.In brief Bastille Day is Saturday, the 14th, and offering up specials is Paris in Town Le Caf and Le Bistro both locations in Palm Beach Gardens. Look for special menus and drink deals centered on classics. Pistache in downtown West Palm Beach is getting in on the celebration with Champagne specials and classic French menu items. Theyre also gungho for the FIFA World Cup games and the TV in the bar is tuned to it; the final games are Sunday, July 15. Bean Scene opens vegan kitchen in Lake Park COURTESY PHOTO A cake from Katys Lovebites, which specializes in low-glycemic desserts.KAUDER SCOTT SIMMONS / FLORIDA WEEKLY

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