March 2013

There are 29 blog entries for March 2013.

April 2nd is Autism Awareness Day and what a better way to acknowledge the day and help a worthy cause then at the Square Grouper Tiki Bar. Jupiter resident Ernie Els and the Els for Autism Foundation will be hosting its second annual Light it up Blue night at one of Jupiter’s premier spots.

lighthouse6_400Guests can enjoy all the beautiful views that the Square Grouper has to offer, including the Intracoastal Waterway and the Jupiter Lighthouse, which will be lit up blue for the evening’s event. Blue is the official color of Autism Awareness and the night will have a blue theme.

The suggested donation is $20 at the door and guests will receive an autism awareness pin and a drink ticket. In addition to the lovely Jupiter backdrop and festivities, the Els for Autism…
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Friends of MacArthur Beach State Park

Friends of MacArthur Beach State Park cordially invite you to meet Florida Hall of Fame landscape artist Jackie Brice.   Brice, a native Floridian, is an award winning professional artist who has been painting since 1967.  She was inducted into the 2012 Florida Artists Hall of Fame.  The Florida Artists Hall of Fame is the highest and most prestigious cultural honor bestowed upon an individual of the State of Florida.

Ms. Brice was one of seven artists in 1991 to be invited by the State of Florida to participate in the exhibit, “Moods of Florida” in the main gallery of the State Capitol Building.  In 1993, she was invited to have a one-woman show at the Capitol during the legislative session.  As a the result of the 1997 one-person exhibit in the rotunda of…
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South Florida

The last Friday of the month in the charming town of Lake Park will be a Sunset Celebration. Each Friday, just south of North Palm Beach, during happy hour from 4-7pm at the Lake Park Harbor Marina off of Lake Shore Drive, you can come enjoy live music, local cuisine and beautiful art. Admission and parking are free so why wouldn’t you come visit this sunny, fun event?

It is great for people of all ages and is sure to have something for everyone! The Sunset Celebration has been a hit for locals and visitors alike. You will love the food, which is brought by a number of different restaurants from the area. There is a cash bar serving tasty margaritas and cold, tropical drinks. A wide variety of artists come out to display their goods from paintings,

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Surround yourself with the beauty of “Old Florida” on a full moon bike ride this Friday, March 28, 2013 from 6-8pm.  The bicycle ride takes place at Riverbend Park, located at 9060 Indiantown Road, Jupiter, Florida.
 
The program will allow bicyclers to enjoy a step back in time through the historic and beautiful Riverbend Park.  See what Florida's first settlers did, from ancient Indian middens through Seminole War battles, to present day restoration.  If time permits, maybe cruise along the “wild and scenic Loxahatchee River”. The bike ride will allow for water breaks and many questions.  

Within this Palm Beach County park, there are nearly 10 miles of hiking and biking trails, 7 miles of equestrian trails, and 5 miles of canoeing/kayaking trails allow…
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Tiger Woods is back in a position where golf fans have been used to seeing him for close to a decade, at the top. With his weather extended victory this morning, Woods regained the top spot in the World Golf Rankings for the first time since October 30, 2010. He also passed Brandt Snedeker to take the number one spot in the Fed Ex Cup Standings.

istock_000020358915xsmall_427_05The Jupiter Island resident continued to play like the Tiger of old, improving to a record of 41-2 when going into the final round with the lead. It was his second win in as many weeks and third on the season. This was the eighth time he has won the Arnold Palmer Invitational, tying him with Sam Snead for the most wins at a single event on the PGA Tour. The win, his 77th, also puts him only five victories

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South Florida is known for its fun in the sun boating activities.  Spring and summer activities generally involve waterfront activities encompassing  the Stuart area, running down the sparkling blue Atlantic Ocean to Jupiter’s interactive turquoise blue Intracoastal Waterway,  and further south to North Palm Beach’s canals.

To connect with all the boaters, and plan get togethers and have safe adventures on the water, comprehensive knowledge of boating and watercraft safety is a must!   Understanding basic boating instructions help you improve your boating skills and become a better and more prepared skipper.  Consider brushing on your boating education. Some things might have changed since you have last checked. Currently available is a boating basics…
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The Admirals Cove Country Club and Marina

Admirals Cove is the award-winning country club hidden away in Jupiter, Florida.  It stands alone as the preeminent golfing and yachting country club community in the area.  The Admirals Cove Marina offers a full service 72-slip marina, tennis facilities, fitness center, spa, salon and private banking. 

Golfing is a stronghold activity at Admirals Cove. Magnificent homes can be either on stunning fairway vistas or impressive waterfront view.  A club cottage for the seasonal golfer down for the winter is a perfect option.  A waterfront Old World Mediterranean inspired sprawling estate for a young growing family, near the end of a cul-de-sac is ideal. 

The Club at Admirals Cove allows a homeowner the luxuriousness of feeling as if they are on a

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Price Gaps are Closing!

Catching a lot of attention this week in the real estate world, are the results we are seeing in “list-to-close price gaps.” This price gap is the difference between the price of a listed home and the price you want to pay for it. According to an article in MainStreet, the difference between the seller’s asking price and the final sale price is diminishing. This means that sellers are getting offers and eventually sales near their original asking price. According to the study by MainStreet, the average home in America sold for 98.3% of the asking price in December of 2013, a nice increase from the 97.1% in January of 2011. 

There are different ways you can look at this news. Some may think that it is only good news for the seller because they are

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You would be hard pressed to find people who do not enjoy living in South Florida.  With our proximity to the beaches, international destinations, the beautiful Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Islands as neighbors, it is tough to find a better location to find a perfect home.   South Florida offers a multitude of options from oceanfront mansion to beach bungalows.  Browse our website and consider the diverse tastes of many.
 
Ideally situated 20 miles north of world renowned Palm Beach is serene Jupiter Island, located in Hobe Sound between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway.  The community has been named the most affluent in the United States.  The island is known for its unspoiled natural beauty and utmost privacy.  Direct oceanfront

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Stuart Sailfish Regatta

The sunny city of Stuart, Florida has been dubbed the “sailfish capital of the world” and for good reason! The warm temperatures bring thousands of game fishermen from around the globe to the scene here in Stuart. The underwater topography just offshore of Stuart’s beaches provides the ideal place for baitfish to accumulate by the millions. In turn this provides the perfect feeding grounds for the sailfish, mahi-mahi, wahoo and a gold mine for the fishermen.Where there are fishermen there are boats, and coming to Stuart are some of the world's fastest! Aside from the world-class fishing, friendly locals and stunning real estate, Stuart brings tons of fun events to its people each year and its celebrated high-inensity regatta is back!

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