Popular West Palm eatery Kitchen set to open second location at Alton Town Center

a man and a woman standing in a room: Aliza Byrne and Chef Matthew Byrne own and operate Kitchen restaurant in West Palm Beach. [Photo by LILA PHOTO]

Aliza Byrne and Chef Matthew Byrne own and operate Kitchen restaurant in West Palm Beach. [Photo by LILA PHOTO]

PALM BEACH GARDENS — Seven years after opening their popular American brasserie Kitchen in West Palm Beach, Chef Matthew Byrne and his wife, Aliza, are preparing to debut the sequel. 

The West Palm Beach residents will unveil their second Kitchen restaurant early next month at Alton Town Center in Palm Beach Gardens.

The eatery, which will seat 150 with ample outdoor space and a private room, joins a growing list of new restaurants at the 360,203-square-foot retail complex on Donald Ross Road.

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The location was a perfect one for the Byrnes, who were eager to expand into an area where many of their regular 

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Pierce Brosnan’s Thai-Inspired Malibu Paradise Is the Week’s Most Popular Home

Pierce Brosnan‘s magnificent mansion recently landed on the market in Malibu, CA, accompanied by a whopping $100 million price tag. Curious celeb watchers wanted to see exactly what nine digits of dough would buy, and those clicks made the beachfront retreat the most popular home on realtor.com® this week.

It’s exactly the kind of place you’d expect to find the suave actor—or the superspy James Bond.

The spread is a tranquil and lush Thai-inspired tropical dream, sitting on a full acre along what’s arguably the world’s most exclusive beach. Swirling with ocean breezes and outfitted with its own spa, guesthouse, and saltwater pool, it now needs an ultra-wealthy buyer who shares Brosnan’s exquisite vision.

But the actor’s abode wasn’t the only fabulous multimillion-dollar pad you clicked on this week. The midcentury Japanese-inspired former home of the jazz great Dave Brubeck proved popular, as was a Pennsylvania property with the

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City To Consider Closing Popular Fishing Pier For Repairs


Marvin Aguilar has a favorite place to relax — it’s near home and on the Carquinez Strait.

“It’s the main thing I do for my enjoyment, and after work, you just need to relax,” said Aguilar, of Martinez, as he took a silver lure out of his tackle box Tuesday morning and prepared to use it for casting for striped bass. He said he’s been coming to the Martinez fishing pier once or twice a week for 35 years.

But Aguilar and other people who come to the wooden pier to fish, take walks and sit and gaze across the Strait toward Benicia may soon have to find a new place to commune with the water, as the city is considering closing the pier to the public after a study found the structure needs significant maintenance work.

And that’s only above the water line — a dive team

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Most popular projects, plus financing tips

With so many people working from home – and opportunities to leave limited by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic – many homeowners have found their abodes wanting for more space or amenities. The result is a boom in home renovations that shows no sign of slowing down.

Contractor building a deck

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Contractor building a deck

If you’re thinking of doing some nesting and taking on a home renovation project, you’re clearly not alone. Here are the most popular home renovation trends these days, and advice on how to pay for the projects.


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What kinds of projects are people doing?

Before the coronavirus pandemic, the most common home renovation projects were kitchen and bathroom remodels. According to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), that kind of work is still very popular, but it’s being joined by a new trend that reflects pandemic-related lifestyle changes.

“When we surveyed remodelers, we asked

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