Royal Palm Beach

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2014

    Farmers' Market Season: What's Open in Broward and Palm Beach Counties

    Fall is in full swing in South Florida, which can mean only one thing: farmers' markets. And lots of them. The greenmarkets are back in business starting this month, and this year brings a few expansions and improvements to the outdoor market places we know and love. That includes everything from a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2014

    South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week: Samoan Fire Show, Wine Tasting, and a Full Moon Monday Night Football Party

    Around and around we go; today is the start to yet another lovely workweek. Hopefully, you have a bit of a spring in your step from some indulgent weekend activities. If not, don't fret; there are still plenty of events to keep you busy through your working days. Whether you're looking to sample so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2014

    Restore Coffee Roasters: A Coffee Shop in a Church, in a Mall

    Last April, the Christ Fellowship church opened inside the Boynton Beach mall, a new permanent location for the nationwide worship center now located in the shopping center's old Dillard's department store space. Today, members actually go to the mall for services, with access from the department ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2014

    Ten Places to Watch Fireworks and Celebrate the Fourth of July in Palm Beach County

    From fireworks to cookouts and pure patriotism, the Fourth of July is one of those holidays that offers something for everyone to enjoy. This year, Palm Beach County is hosting a variety of festivities for the holiday -- both old traditions and new celebrations. Whether you are looking for a pool pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2014

    Ten Best Chicken Wings in Palm Beach County

    Ah, the Buffalo wing. Or is it just chicken wing? Hot wings? Does it even matter? Because, let's be honest, there's pretty much nothing better than a good fried chicken wing. Like any food with a cult following of diehard fans, there are many different ideas behind where the chicken wing originiate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2014

    Jamba Juice Launches New Juice Menu in South Florida, Focus on Local Sourcing

    The local, sustainable, whole food mission is a growing trend. If it isn't fresh, organic or GMO-free, most of us aren't buying it. And the same holds true for a few big food chain operations like Chipotle -- which vowed earlier this year to serve "food with integrity" as it transitions to GMO-free ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2014

    Farmer's Markets in Broward and Palm Beach: What's Staying Open and What's Closing This Summer

    As June approaches and farmer's market enthusiasts plan on buying fresh produce for National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable month, only some markets will remain open during the summer months. Emily Lilly, founder and manager of the Boca Raton GreenMarket which runs October through May, attributes the ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2013

    Ten Best Cheesesteaks in Broward and Palm Beach Counties

    The cheesesteak is one of the most well-known - and controversial - of sandwiches. The king of hoagies, subs, and sammiches, it truly is a thing of beauty, judged only by it's melty-mess-making ability. What makes a cheesesteak? Let us begin with the roll, that chewy Italian bread many out-of-tow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2013

    Malakor Thai Owners Open Bangkok Jam in Royal Palm Beach

    Trying to find authentic Thai food in South Florida is like searching good Chinese, Vietnamese or Korean food. This isn't Los Angeles; we just don't have the people here to make it. You're best chance of finding truly authentic fare is to make nice with a foreign family and invite yourself over for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2013

    Best Dive Bar Food in South Florida

    The dive bar is known for many things, food not being one of them. But there are exceptions to any rule, and for these South Florida dive establishments, the menus are just as good as the cheap beer, colorful crowd, and karaoke. But at places like Swamp Grass Willie's in Palm Beach Gardens, you can ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2013

    Ten Best Sandwich Shops in South Florida

    The sandwich. Where did it come from? How has it evolved? And why is it a staple meal, no matter what country, culture, or ethnicity? There's just something about the endless food combinations you can create and then stuff between two slabs of bread. All the food groups in one easy-to-eat, stuff-you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2013

    Royal Palm Beach Taco Bell Hit by Counterfeit Crooks

    Palm Beach County Police are asking the public to help identify two men who allegedly passed counterfeit bills at a Taco Bell restaurant in Royal Palm Beach. Police have released video surveillance from the Taco Bell located at 10115 Southern Blvd. in Royal Palm Beach that appears to show at least ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2013

    Ices & Slices Food Truck: Pizza Girls of West Palm Beach Get Mobile

    Jen Morales and Phoebe Reckseit are the girls behind Pizza Girls in downtown West Palm Beach. They have owned and operated the popular pizza spot on Clematis Street since 1996 and were named New Times Broward/Palm Beach Best Pizza in 2001. Recently, the girls have branched out from their brick-and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2013

    Disney World Guest Brings Loaded Gun Onto Ride

    Its important to remember when you get onto a Disney World ride that you should secure your belongings. People have all sorts of objects fall out of their pockets on those bumpy rides. You know: Car keys, cell phones, Cobra .380-caliber semiautomatic hand cannons. That sort of stuff. One grand ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    Rain and Flooding Is Not Yet Done With You, Palm Beach County

    In case you forgot, it rained a crapload of buckets yesterday. Some places -- like Delray Beach -- reported as much as 11 inches of rain. And while the day is amazeballs gorgeous this early Friday afternoon, it's probably going to get nasty again very soon. Because, Florida!

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2013

    New Food Truck Alert: Red Zeppelin Rockin' Lobster Rolls

    The next time you're in the mood for an authentic Maine lobster roll, look for South Florida's new mobile kitchen, the Red Zeppelin Rockin' Lobster Roll. After hitting the streets last November, the crustacean-focused food truck based out of Dania Beach has been handing out some of the best around. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2013

    Get Free Tickets to the South Florida Fair by Supporting the Dream Big Food Drive

    Do you really need 101 reasons to attend the 101st South Florida Fair? No. You don't.Of course, we could all use a few good excuses as to why we're about to spend a whole lotta dough on tickets, rides and fair food. We all love the fair, but no one likes paying for it. So if your pockets are still f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    Powerball Fever Spreads Across Florida

    In case you didn't know, tonight is the big, huge, very gigantic Florida Powerball drawing. And even though the odds of getting hit in the face by a bolt of lightning are far better than winning the Powerball, people in Florida are still apparently buying tickets for it in droves. According to the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2012

    Palm Beach Is Flooded, and There's More Rain on the Way

    Palm Beach residents went to bed Sunday night thinking everything was hunky dory. Then they woke up Monday to find rainwater up their faces. Isaac came and went, but not without dumping buckets of rain and leaving widespread flooding that has left Palm Beach with inundated roads, school closings fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2012

    Do You Recognize This Lady Accused of Cashing Stolen Checks From Palm Beach County?

    The charming woman pictured at right is accused of stealing checks out of two cars in Wellington and Royal Palm Beach on March 24. From the looks of those wide eyes and her death grip on the steering wheel, she spends a lot of money on caffeinated beverages.I've requested more information (which ban ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2012

    Today Only: $1 Subs at Jimmy John's Stores in Palm Beach County

    Though the appeal of Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches has sort of diminished in the wake of SproutGate 2012, it hasn't waned enough to pass up the chance for a lunch that costs only a buck. Between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. today, customers can snag a $1 sub at participating Palm Beach County stores, includ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2012

    More Than a Dozen Killed in South Florida Car Accidents

    ​If you saw the Miami Herald story this morning about the ten South Floridians killed in car crashes between Saturday night and Sunday night... it gets worse.In addition to the six deaths in Miami-Dade and four in Broward, there were three people killed in Palm Beach County over the weekend as wel ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 23, 2012
  • Blogs

    June 11, 2011

    Crispers Coupon: Buy One, Get One Free on Entrees

    flickr/ImmortalxKissThe potato soup and club sandwich set-up at Crispers. ​Don't let the name fool you -- this is not a deal on fried chicken.However, healthy food at a healthy price works just as well.

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2011

    Restaurant News: Kapow! Noodle Bar to Hit Boca, Prime Offers $10 Lunch Deal, Asian Fusion Buffet Dishes in Royal Palm

    ​•    Hoping they're launching a really big hit, niteclub impresarios Rodney Mayo and Scott Freilich and Pizza Fusion proprietor Vaughan Lazar are planning to open Kapow! Noodle Bar in July in Boca's Mizner Park. "Fresh and sustainable" pan-Asian noodles, some dim sum items and co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    Coupons from Chilis, Edible Arrangements, T.G.I.Friday's, Waffle House and More!

    scaredy_kat / FlickrAll the fixings with a meal at On The Border.​Food usually tastes better when its cheap or free.The following deals will help save you money and recover from that post Super Bowl/"I Hate Monday's" hangover.

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2010

    Restaurant News: Chipotle in FTL, Bru's Room in RPB

    ​•    The, uh. . . economically challenged Bal Harbour Square in Fort Lauderdale will be getting a pair of "fast casual" eateries as part of its $8 to $10 million makeover. Come next March, Chipotle Mexican Grill and Pei Wei Asian Diner should make their debut in a new space built ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Morning Juice: Sorry, That Tree's Gotta Go!

    ​News: Not everyone realizes that the word news actually began life as an acronym for the cardinal directions, North, East, West, South. That's not a Juice-y joke; it's a fact, though not widely known. First the Juice turns to true north.Sometimes the news isn't serious; it's silly. Some of that's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    2009 Restaurant Roll Call - Openings

    ​We all know 2009 was sort of a strange year for restaurants. On one hand, there were dozens of significant openings, places that really added to our overall scene. On the other, there was more attrition than a super-long game of Risk. Here's a comprehensive run down, from A to Z of what opened in ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 19, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 19, 2009

    Restaurant News: Olives Going Wild in Boca, I'm Greek Today in Royal Palm Beach, Gulf Oysters Get a Reprieve

    ​•    By Dec. 1, Todd English's Wild Olives in Boca Raton should be going full bore. The former Opus 5 is currently transitioning to Wild Olives' Mediterranean-esque menu, with the full dinner menu said to be in place by Tuesday, Nov. 24, and lunch a week later. A few items on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2009

    Go Green(market)

    Courtesy of WPB Greenmarket.​If you've been making do with brown lettuce and rock-hard tomatoes from your local giant-mega-supermarket and counting the days until you could buy produce with real flavor from the people who actually grow it, you have only a few more days to check off.  Most Pal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2009


    Flickr: Ka2rinaWhite ibis in Royal Palm Beach​

  • Calendar

    October 8, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    Retired NYC Cop to Live Like a King in Royal Palm Beach

    South Florida is so rarely the site of good news about the housing market, it seems worth celebrating with Kirit Shah, a forensic chemist recently retired from NYPD who scored a great deal on a house in Royal Palm Beach that was built three years ago but has never had a dweller. Shah is cited in a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2009

    Lobster Cruelty? Activists and Ale House Square Off in the "Lobster Zone"

    You know those coin-operated claw games, where a bunch of stuffed animals are piled up behind a glass window and you try to fish one out with the mechanical claw that you operate with a joystick? Imagine that, except behind the glass window is a fish tank full of water, and inside the tank are about ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2006

    This One's For The Kuech

    Dude Was A Football Player This from Armando Salguro's story in the Miami Herald on the Dolphins' inspired beat-down on previously undefeated Chicago: "There's no telling how folks such as former Dolphins guard Bob Kuechenberg likes Taylor now. After telling the Chicago Tribune that Saban shoul ... More >>

  • Music

    September 29, 2005

    Success, Vinylly

    Gary Davis scored an underground dance sensation in 1979. In 2004, he heard it for the first time.

  • Calendar

    June 9, 2005
  • News

    December 30, 2004

    The Deadliest Day

    Noncombatants pushing 40, the Florida Seabees unit weren't supposed to be anywhere near the fighting

  • News

    November 11, 2004

    Knotty Head Bandits

    In the bank robbing business, these guys are the best. They're also the most wanted.

  • News

    October 21, 2004

    Flick Fixation

    Gary Davis' cinma is so vrit, sometimes it brings the cops rushing to the set

  • Sports and Recreation

    May 15, 2003

    Best Place to Hike

    Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area

  • News

    September 12, 2002

    Letters for September 12, 2002

    More butterfly banter

  • News

    March 21, 2002

    Parish the Thought

    If you liked the cover-up in the case of Bishop Anthony O'Connell, listen to Ann Nyhuis's story

  • News

    February 15, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters for February 15,2001

  • News

    March 30, 2000

    Declarations of Independents

    Forget strip malls, condos, and highways. Loxahatchee Groves is a place of dirt roads, wild pets, and eccentric residents.

  • Music

    June 4, 1998
  • Calendar

    January 22, 1998

    Night & Day

    January 22-28, 1998

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