Bob Carter - Actors Rep Spotlight: Bob Carter, Founder of Actors’ Rep

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 …

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The Ashley Gang by David J Castello

The Ashley Gang – West Palm Beach History

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 …

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Audrey Gruss and Hope For Depression Spotlight: Audrey Gruss and Hope For Depression

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 …

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Cultural Council for Palm Beach County

Cultural Council for Palm Beach County announces 2020 Muse Awards Recipients

The Cultural Council for Palm Beach County recently announced the winners of its 2020 Muse Awards – the county’s premier awards ceremony honoring individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to arts and culture. Recipients will be honored at the 2020 Muse Awards: Step Right Up ceremony on April …

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Skunk Ape

The Skunk Ape – Florida’s Bigfoot

For centuries, Florida’s Seminoles called them the Esti Capcaki (Tall Man). Today, they are known as the Skunk Ape and Palm Beach County has had its fair share of sightings. Understandably, most people are skeptical that such a creature ever existed. Sightings peaked in the 1970s as residential construction began …

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$11.5 Mansion Breaks West Palm Beach Real Estate Record

$11.5M Mansion Sale Breaks West Palm Beach Real Estate Record

The $11.5 million sale of a mansion has set a new record for the sale of a single-family home in West Palm Beach. The 9,364-square-foot residence, located at 2914 Washington Road, easily shattered the record set only last year, more than doubling the $5.02 million sale of 5615 South Flagler …

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The Providencia - West Palm Beach History

The Providencia – The Ship That Named Palm Beach and West Palm Beach

On January 9, 1878, the 175-ton, square-rigged, Spanish brigantine The Providencia, bound from Trinidad to Havana to Cadiz, Spain with a cargo of logs, Cuban rum & cigars, animal hides, beans, garlic and Trinidadian coconuts, ran aground on what was then known as the Lake Worth Country (named for Major …

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Margo McKnight, Palm Beach Zoo Spotlight: Palm Beach Zoo President and CEO Margo McKnight!

Margo McKnight is the President and CEO of the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society. The zoo houses more than 550 animals (190 species), many of them endangered, within 23-acres of lush tropical habitat in West Palm Beach. We sat down with Margo to learn more about her, the zoo …

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Rascal Flatts - West Palm Beach

Rascal Flatts – Coral Sky Amphitheater – May 23rd

Country superstars Rascal Flatts, with special guest Lee Brice, comes to the Coral Sky Amphitheater in West Palm Beach on Thursday, May 23rd. Hailing from Columbus, Ohio, Rascal Flatts consists of Gary LeVox on vocals, Jay DeMarcus playing bass guitar, keys, and singing backing vocals, and Joe Don Rooney on …

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