At 1pm on the sunny afternoon of May 4, 1942, the master of the 9,767-ton British tanker Eclipse was horrified to see a torpedo speeding toward him from the shore near the Boynton Beach Inlet. Incredibly, the 220 foot-long submarine U-564, commanded by German ace Reinhard “Teddy” Suhren, had been …Read More »
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In the mid-19th century, the sixty-eight mile stretch of coastline between present-day Palm Beach and Miami had remained largely untouched since Ponce de Leon sailed past in 1513. Local Native American tribes such as the Jeaga and Tekesta had disappeared in the early 1700s, but it was still wild country …Read More »
Bob Carter is the founder and artistic director of Bob Carter’s Actor’s Workshop and Repertory Theatre (Actor’s Rep) in West Palm Beach. In addition to being a student of Lee and Paula Strasberg, he was the first to bring Off-Broadway plays to South Florida. Tell us about your beginnings. I …Read More »
How terrifying were the Ashley Gang? Between 1915 and 1924, they robbed over forty banks. One Florida official said they were the greatest threat to the state since the Seminole Indian Wars. Their appetite for revenge was insatiable. No matter how long it took, once you crossed them they would …Read More »
Billy Joel, Ellen Degeneres, Terry Bradshaw, Eric Clapton, Halle Berry, Sting, Ben Stiller, George Stephanopoulos, Anthony Hopkins, Anne Rice, Gwyneth Paltrow and Amy Tan all have one thing in common – they all suffer from the darkness of depression. Another sufferer was Hope – the late mother of Palm Beach …Read More »