OPENING DAY A photographer made this panorama from 81 separate frames as the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals opened the 2009 Spring Training season at the Astro's facility in Kissimmee. The two teams now want to build a new stadium in West Palm Beach.
Credit Andrew T. Sullivan / Flickr Creative Commons
All Aboard Florida, the privately funded project that plans to connect Miami to Orlando with high-speed rail service, has been touted as an alternative to congested highways. It has also been criticized for concerns regarding safety and noise.
The 38th annual Carbonell Award nominations are out, and Palm Beach County came out on top with the most nominations at 62. The Maltz Jupiter Theater topped all other theaters, carrying 19 nominations.
The Maltz is no stranger to Carbonells, having received more than 20 nominations per year in the past two years.
Notable nominees include two recently established Boca Raton theaters: Slow Burn Theater Company and the Wick Theater and Costume Museum.
The road to construct a dedicated building for the Center for Creative Education (CCE) has been a long and bumpy one filled with more than a few roadblocks. But after nearly a decade of financial challenges and false starts, the South Florida non-profit children's art outreach is ready to unveil its new home in Palm Beach County.
For the second year in a row, West Palm Beach has opted to decorate the city in a very South Florida fashion this holiday season.
Large, intricate holiday themed sand sculptures have been erected all down Clematis Street between Rosemary Avenue and the waterfront.
City of West Palm Beach spokesman Elliot Cohen said the sculptures have been more than festive, they've been good publicity. The largest sculpture is a 35-foot-tall Christmas tree made with 400 tons of sand.