|Thursday, Feb. 13, from 6 to 9 p.m. the Palm Beach Outlet Mall hosted a pre-opening event “Open Hearts, Open Doors” to benefit 20 local charities. The Divas invited their Diva Dames to join them in gaining entrance to the 114 outlet stores before the official opening the next day. A Diva table was set up in front of Saks Off 5th with cocktails supplied by “Perfect Vodka” and, of course, chocolate pastries supplied by “Robbins Nest Custom Bakery.” Lots of Diva Dames showed up along with several gentlemen who claimed to be Diva Dudes! The following morning, Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day,was the official opening to the general public of stage 1. The 114 opened stores provided something for everyone plus a food court and valet parking. The opening ribbon cutting ceremony included short speeches from dignitaries involved in the mall’s development and concluded with West Palm Beach Mayor Muoi telling the large gathering “We are open for business and open to business.” The ribbon was then cut and the mall was opened! Read more . .