The 145th Anniversary of Churchill’s Birth.

The 145th Anniversary of Churchill’s Birth.

This upcoming Saturday, November 30th marks the 145th anniversary of the birth of one of the most significant figures of the 20th century, Sir Winston S. Churchill. Born in  Oxfordshire to a wealthy, aristocratic family, Churchill joined the British Army in 1895 at the age of twenty-one and saw action in British India, the Anglo–Sudan War, and the Second Boer…

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Upcoming Events: Palm Beach Concours.

Upcoming Events: Palm Beach Concours.

Join us Sunday, December 8th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for a V.I.P. event with Palm Beach Concours, the premier automobile event of the season showcasing high end, luxury automobiles from classics to exotics. Learn more about the event and purchase V.I.P. tickets on PalmBeachConcours.com.

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The 150th Anniversary of Gandhi’s Birth.

The 150th Anniversary of Gandhi’s Birth.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 marks the 150th anniversary of the Father of the Nation of India, Mahatma Gandhi’s birth. A national holiday in India, the day is celebrated worldwide as the International Day of Nonviolence. Born on October 2, 1869, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was trained in law at the Inner Temple, London, and called to…

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Ludwig von Mises’ Human Action: A Treatise on Economics.

Ludwig von Mises’ Human Action: A Treatise on Economics.

One of the most influential economic treatises of the twentieth century and Austrian-American economist Ludwig von Mises’ single most important work, Human Action: A Treatise on Economics, first appeared 70 years ago, in September of 1949. Human Action was first published by the Yale University Press in 1949 and later that same year in London…

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The World and Art of Walt Disney.

The World and Art of Walt Disney.

American entrepreneur, animator, and film producer Walt Disney is arguably the most important figure in the history of animation. A national cultural icon, his innovative spirit and vision revolutionized the genre of animated cartoons, making them a major part of mainstream popular entertainment. Born in Chicago’s Hermosa neighborhood, Disney began his animation career in 1919…

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In the News – New crime Fighting Tool at Raptis Rare Books of Palm Beach

[fusion_text]Matthew Raptis was recently interviewed by Ted White of ABC WPBF 25 News speaking on a new form of security implemented at Raptis Rare Books by CSI Protect.[/fusion_text][youtube id=”M6Wvpw1y9Xc” width=”600″ height=”350″ autoplay=”no” api_params=”” class=””][/youtube][fusion_text]”Ted White: A Palm Beach business is the first in the state to get a unique crime fighting tool. A tool aimed…

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Remembering Toni Morrison.

Remembering Toni Morrison.

Prolific American author Toni Morrison published 11 novels, 9 works of non-fiction, 5 children’s novels and received over 30 awards throughout the course of her career including the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1988, the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, awarded by Barack Obama, in 2012. Born on February…

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