The Scoop: Palm Beach to Melbourne | Weekend of March 26

As all of us adjust to a new reality in the face of the pandemic, we at ONE Sotheby’s International Realty are doing our best to provide helpful suggestions for you and your loved ones to stay healthy, comfortable and positive. We look forward to sharing our social distancing methods regarding cuisine and farm-fresh ingredients, wellness and beauty, shopping and essential services, charity and community engagement, and culture and entertainment during this difficult time. Stay safe.

Phone Fashion

Beloved boutiques may be temporarily closed, but there’s still shopping to be done. Michelle Farmer Collaborate, which operates a Palm Beach location, quickly shifted to curbside delivery, and complimentary shipping and virtual styling sessions from your smartphone. House-approved picks include the Aliett blousy dress in feather-weight cotton with a Lurex shimmer and the Cloud top in linen gauze or silk charmeuse.


Virginia’s Vino

Palm Beach master sommelier Virginia Philip is known for her exceptional service to accommodate a discerning clientele. Her namesake wine and spirits shop offers curbside pickup, deliveries, virtual tours to browse inventory and controlled, in-store shopping. She teaches a wine class via Zoom on March 29, too. Contact her at to reserve a space.

340 Royal Poinciana Plaza; 561.557.4202;

Hospitality Heroes

Show the love for the local restaurant industry by donating to these funds. Sant Ambroeus set up an employee crisis fund here.
Meanwhile, Palm Beach County restaurateur Rodney Mayo has been heroically instrumental in his volunteer efforts to provide free meals to hospitality workers including his own staff of 650 who lost their jobs as well as their families.

Norton Now

Like museums nationwide, the Norton Museum of Art has gone virtual. Art lovers can take tours of highlighted works in current exhibits such as “Robert Rauschenberg: Five Decades from the Whitney Collection,” whose 1988 Primary Mobiloid Glut is pictured here. NortonShorts takes a closer look at staff picks, while Exhibition Insight features past lecturers like art historian and curator Wanda Corn on Georgia O’Keeffe.

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