March 2014

There are 20 blog entries for March 2014.

Palm Beach International Film Festival

Coming to the Palm Beaches from April 3rd through the 10th is the 19th Annual Palm Beach International Film Festival. Make sure you come out and get a taste of Hollywood in sunny south Florida. The Palm Beach International Film Festival showcases hundreds of award winning films, directors, actors and industry professionals from around the world at their event. The annual event has been recognized with some of the best independent films and best parties in south Florida.

The festival kicks off with its opening night and in true Hollywood form they roll out the red carpet! This elite and private affair begins with a VIP party and a stroll down that famed red carpet. You will then watch some of the most popular films released this year. The unique mix

1,775 Views, 0 Comments.

istock_000008911838small_849

The petition reached the required 100,000 required signatures and the goal was to “Make Opening Day a National Holiday”.   The petition was sent to President Barack Obama proclaiming that today, March 31, should be declared an official day of national observance in the United States.  March 31, being the opening day games in Major League Baseball.
 
The White House said it is not going to happen because of “a lack of authority to create holidays.”  In an online letter, the White House specified that it is up to Congress to make those decisions.  The 2013 World Series champions, the Boston Red Sox will be honored at the White House.

For many, opening day will remain a special day. Plenty of people take time off from work, others call in sick, and children…
1,310 Views, 0 Comments.

istock_000023477848small_849_02

There is good news and not such good news when it comes to filing taxes this year.  The IRS has made home office deductions simpler, and increased the deduction for using your vehicle. Some information about virtual money you should be aware of too.   Here is a brief review of a few of the changes you should be aware of this year to discuss with your professional tax advisor or C.P.A.

New Bracket for Top-Income Households

If you have had a successful 2013—so successful, in fact, that you find yourself in the highest tax bracket—be prepared to pay more than you did last year. That is because in the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, Congress created a 39.6 percent bracket for taxpayers whose adjusted gross income exceeds $400,000 for a single filer or

3,267 Views, 0 Comments.

 seafood_festival__1020

Coming to Jupiter for three days of fun is the Jupiter Seafood Festival! This fun event kicks off on Friday, April 4 at 4pm and will continue until Sunday, April 6 at the Abacoa Town Center.  

The Seafood Festival flows through the streets of Abacoa’s Town Center. Thousands of people come out to eat the delicious and fresh seafood as well as shop the local art. Come out and try some of the best seafood in all of Palm Beach County. Bring your family and friends along to try some fresh oysters, conch fritters, island style conch salad, seafood paella and fish tacos! 

The event managers of the Jupiter Seafood Festival make sure that there will be tons of great seafood, awesome live music, family fun and so much more. This year they are even

3,571 Views, 0 Comments.


istock_000019061008small-1_849

Fans of the television show “American Horror Story” will be pleased with new details about the upcoming season.  Co-creator Ryan Murphy announced via his Twitter account that the fourth season will be called “Freak Show” and take place during the 1950’s in the small town of Jupiter, Florida.

Set in the seaside Town of Jupiter, during the 50’s, Jessica Lange plays a German ex-patriot who manages one of the last freak shows in the United States.  She and her group of unusual performers are struggling to keep the carnival afloat.

Will “Freak Show” deliver as many thrills as last seasons “Coven”?  Time will tell.  Next season will feature the return of Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, and Angela Bassett.

The show, however, will film in New Orleans not Jupiter,…
4,510 Views, 0 Comments.

istock_000020856484small-1_849

The 11th anniversary of TurtleFest 2014, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s largest annual festival, will take place Saturday, April 5, from 10:00 am – 6:00pm (rainday Sunday, April 6th).  Over 10,000 guests are expected at the FREE admission festival, which promotes conservation through interactions with threatened and endangered sea turtles, as well as art, music, shopping, games, educational presentations, a “global village”, and much more!

Come out and enjoy the music.  Great line-ups.:  a reggae band, a Tom Petty tribute band, a country band, a band that has opened for Jimmy Buffet numerous times and much, much more! Visit www.marinelife.org. 

beautiful-florida-sea-turtle_2_800

In addition to the music, a variety of great food and cold drinks will be offered. The festival will offer

5,831 Views, 0 Comments.


istock_000010556379_small_860
Palm Beach County offers the best of both worlds, with the sparkling blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean to the east, graceful ponies running out west of town and everything in between.  Here you will find your niche – golf, tennis, boating, polo, country club living.  Anything you desire is available in Palm Beach County, even a residential community where you can land your personal aircraft at your own home!  South Florida is not just about the sparkling blue water and sandy beaches, this area has some of the most prized farms and ranches on the coast.

What started as the “world’s largest strawberry patch” in the 1950’s has evolved into a renowned equestrian community.  Wellington is located just 20 minutes from world class shopping and dining on Worth…
1,753 Views, 0 Comments.

anchorage-park_1000

On Saturday, March 29th, the Village of North Palm Beach will be hosting its annual Heritage Day Parade and Festival.

The festivities will get under way at 11am starting with the parade. The parade will start at Village Hall and is scheduled to travel north on Eastwind Drive, west of Lighthouse Drive, and south on Anchorage Drive, before finally finishing at Anchorage Park. Anchorage Park will be the location of the Heritage Festival. The festival will take place from 12-8pm and will feature carnival rides, games, live bands, carnival rides, a buisness exp, and food and beverage vendors.

Admission to all the events are free and the parade can be viewed from anywhere along the parade route. A writsband can be purchased for unlimited carnival

2,350 Views, 0 Comments.

istock_000000700375small_849

Looking to get organized and breathe easier this spring?  Springtime is the perfect opportunity to make a plan, follow through, purge what doesn’t work, treasure what does, and get started living with less.  

Keep, Donate, or Toss?  Decide what to save, give away or (hello recycling bin!) trash entirely.  This pertains to all aspects of your life, be it your home furnishings, clothing, or things kept in a junk drawer.  Clutter adds to stress.  Removing excess is a gateway to a simpler life.

Who hasn’t at some point in their life had the plastic container avalanche, or the overstuffed linen closet, where every time you pull out a towel you end up with three more at your feet?  There is a place for everything, and everything has its place…it just may not be at…
2,704 Views, 0 Comments.

roger_dean_stadium3_1024

Spring officially starts this week so swing by and see some “spring training” at Roger Dean Stadium in Abacoa, Jupiter.  The Miami Marlins and the St. Louis Cardinals spring train in the striking stadium that was built in 1998.  Choose from luxury box seating, or two levels of permanent seating, plenty of parking and delicious concessions offering gourmet options to hot dogs, peanuts and Cracker Jacks.

Roger Dean Stadium is the only stadium in Florida to host two major league baseball teams for spring training:  Miami Marlins and St. Louis Cardinals.  The stadium also hosts four minor league teams: Jupiter Hammerheads, Palm Beach Cardinals, Gulf Coast Cardinals, and Gulf Coast Marlins.  All the teams share the main stadium where games are played.  However,…
3,215 Views, 0 Comments.