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Palm Beach Society Photographer Lucien Henry Capehart Jr. Dies

Lucien Henry Capehart Jr. died today at Jupiter Medical Center of lung disease.

Born June 20, 1946, in Tennessee, he was the son of Lucien Henry Capehart Sr. and Evelyn Gibson Capehart.

Mr. Capehart came to Palm Beach in 1973.

Memorial donations may be made to:

Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League, 3100-3200 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33409.

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Eau Spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach Loves Love! Enjoy True Romance and Passion This Valentine’s Day– Let Us Love You!

Eau Spa at The Ritz-Carlton,Palm Beach introduces special Valentine’s Day treatments for a personal delight or shared romantic experience this February. Using pearls andChampagne as the epitome of luxury this Valentine’s Day, Eau Spa encourages guests to spoil themselves with these unique beautifying treatments while lounging for the day and taking time to play in the fanciful spa.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach Creates Real Sparks this Valentine’s Day with “Spin the Bottle” and Inspiring Aphrodisiac Cuisine

Throughout history, lovers have depended upon love potions enhanced with charms of enchantment for those stubborn to cupid’s arrow. The Ritz-Carlton,Palm Beach, as a connoisseur of romance, has cooked up intoxicatingly fun and aphrodisiac cuisine to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a special someone! The hotel has taken the mystique and temptation of aphrodisiac foods and introduced engaging menus and events for creating an amorous evening together. Imagine warm chocolate, aromatic herbs, mouth-watering berries, heirloom beets and succulent oysters—the most sensual of all foods, representing virility and passion—all presented as luminous and tantalizing dishes designed to tempt and please the palate and each other.


Temple Orange at The Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach Juices Up Another Zesty Element at Sunday Brunch!

Temple Orange at The Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach is known for a sunny “rise and shine” breakfast and brunch. Now, Sunday brunch boasts a savvy approach to getting a morning dose of Vitamin C—the Citrus Sommelier. Along with coffee, freshly squeezed Florida juice is always a staple of any breakfast or brunch, but now the sommelier whips up fresh citrus juice cocktails and smoothies and of course, juice by the glass.
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Challenges to American Access: The Joint Operational Access Concept and Future Military Risk

The recently released Joint Operational Access Concept (JOAC) foreshadows an era of increased constraints on U.S. military actions abroad. The reality is that U.S. military power now competes on a substantially more complicated playing field in a number of important regions around the world. As a consequence, U.S. policymakers and military commanders should anticipate novel obstacles to global access emerging from some combination of improved adversary military capabilities and new, less favorable political realities. In short, the comprehensive anti-access/area denial (A2/AD) challenge is rapidly compounding, necessitating innovative U.S. military responses to overcome it.
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Ahmadinejad in the Americas—What Is Iran Up To?

Without leaving Tehran, Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s upcoming tour of Venezuela, Nicaragua, Cuba, and Ecuador has already been successful at feeding fears of a minor Persian invasion. This will make a half-dozen trips he has made to the region since he was initially elected in 2005. (George W. Bush made eight during his two terms.) Some concerns expressed by Washington observers and decisionmakers are exaggerated. However, some are real, and a look at the record shows that Iran has definite objectives in courting countries in the Americas neighborhood.