March 2015

There are 80 blog entries for March 2015.

 tLoggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach

The ocean is Earth’s essence, and it is still 95 percent undiscovered. "No matter how far from the shore that you live, oceans still affect your life and the lives of your families and friends, classmates and colleagues. The air that you breathe, the water you drink, the food you eat, the products that keep you warm, safe, informed, and entertained — all can come from or be transported by the ocean."

The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is putting on its 12th annual free admission festival, TurtleFest which focuses on uncovering our world’s oceans to teach and encourage safe practices to boost ocean and sea turtle conservation.

TurtleFest is a family friendly event where learning is the focus of the experience. There will be students showing off their

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Resembling a European town center, City Place is a popular outdoor shopping center in West Palm Beach. The center of Downtown, it offers a well-rounded selection from over 80 stores, shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues, some of which are surrounded by residences. An amazing fountain show takes place throughout the day in front of Il Bellagio, something that the kids particularly enjoy, and there is always live music and entertainment to enjoy on Friday and Saturday nights. Throughout the year, special events take place, including a gigantic Christmas tree lighting in the center plaza at Christmas time. Also during this time, there is a daily “snowfall” from the sky, which gives Floridians a fun chance to experience “snow,” in addition to an

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Are you inundated with calls from telemarketers and solicitors on your cell phone number?   If you are like many new homeowners, a landline is a thing of the past. Studies indicate new homeowners, in Palm Beach County and South Florida, are not requesting landlines for their new residences.

It is estimated that 100 billion “robo-calls” (those calls without a human on the other end), political candidate calls and other solicitations are made annually in the U.S.   You might be surprised how they get your mobile number.

According to Privacy Star, automatic dialing devices can figure out and call all possible telephone number combinations.  These numbers can be listed, unlisted and mobile numbers.  A number of telemarketing companies ignore “do not

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3.20.15 FISHING REPORT in SOUTH FLORIDA

March has brought beautiful weather to South Florida with a bit of breezy winds as the cool weather tapers off.  The windy weather may cause anglers to battle with choppy conditions offshore but most say it is well worth it for some fun in the sun!

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As the warmer weather and water temperatures rise, snook fishing has been stellar along the seawalls, docks, and flats. Glow and gold have been the best colors for the snook this season and top water bite with a slow presentation is great during all hours of the day for strikes. The sea walls have been holding good amounts of Jack Crevelle, drums, trout and sheephead. On the flats, there has been a variety of pompano, jacks, ladyfish, sea trout and

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North Miami Beach is an exciting city filled with so many things to do!

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Ancient Spanish Monastery
Located in North Miami Beach, Ancient Spanish Monastery is a popular tourist attraction offering tours most days from 10am to 4:30pm and charging $10 per adult and $5 per student and senior. This famous monastery is not only used for weddings but in famous films such as “Rock of Ages,” in which the chapel of the monastery was used as Catherine Zeta-Jones’ dance number. Multiple television shows have used the monastery as setting, as have commercials, and music videos. The Monastery also offers classes throughout the year, including advanced yoga, tour guide certification, and advanced piano.

Lincoln Road Mall

Lincoln Road Mall in North Miami Beach is known

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Wellington is a relatively new development with plenty of amazing restaurant options!

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Stonewood Grill & Tavern
Stonewood Grill  & Tavern is a popular restaurant in Wellington, Florida. One of the unique features of Stonewood Grill is that they offer a gluten-free menu, which was made in collaboration with the Gluten Intolerance Group. Customers especially enjoy the Buffalo Shrimp Appetizer, pretzel bread, brushetta, and boneless short ribs, as well as the generally quiet and peaceful atmosphere. Stonewood Grill also offers an exclusive membership club that offers special gifts on birthdays and anniversaries.

Romeo’s Italian Cuisine
Romeo’s is open Sunday through Thursday 11am-10pm and Friday and Saturday 11am – 11pm. Many customers claim that Romeo’s

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There are only a few foods in this world that make people truly happy as much as Bacon does!

Delray Beach, Florida knows that tons of people enjoy the delicious tastes of succulent bacon… So, they created a fun festival unlike many others that sparkles a bright light on the most prized food, a type of food that makes your mouth water by just the cooking aromas, Bacon! In addition to this appetizing event, the quintessential American Liquor, Bourbon will be just as big as an emphasis.  

Bacon & Bourbon are the indulgent focus at The Delray Beach Bacon & Bourbon Fest in downtown Delray on March 28th and 29th, 2015. Two days of pairings, tasting and seminars will be organized on the beautiful grounds of Delray Beach Center for the Arts. At this

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The Loxahatchee River Railroad Bridge in Jupiter will close intermittently next week.  The bridge, which is owned and operated by Florida East Coast Railway, will be closed to boating traffic during the scheduled maintenance.   Last week a malfunction with the bridge left the Town of Jupiter and the Village of Tequesta with a traffic quandary. 

According to Florida East Coast Railway representative, Senior Vice President Robert Ledoux, “an electrical problem caused the bridge to remain in the upright position shortly before noon on March 7, 2015.”  The malfunction stopped a southbound freight train, no pun intended, "in its tracks".  Resulting in three vital crossings to be blocked, dividing the town in half.  Fire rescue noted aside from being an

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Situated on Beach Road A1A in Jupiter, Lighthouse Cove Adventure Golf is a fun-filled new location for mini golf. Designed for people of all ages, Lighthouse Cove features 36-holes of mini golf on two different courses:  Paradise Falls and Lost Lagoon. One of the great things about this establishment is that one of the two courses, Paradise Falls, is wheelchair and stroller-friendly, the latter of which makes it perfect especially for families with small children. Conveniently, there are also many benches along the midst of waterfalls, rock formations, and hills. Lighthouse Cove is a one-stop shop, as they also feature the Burger Shack, which has its own menu and serves favorites like chicken fingers, fries, hot dogs, grilled cheese, and hamburgers, in

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Cruising into town March 26-29 2015 is the celebrated, 30th Annual Palm Beach International Boat Show! Each year the boat show gets bigger and better and the level of luxury keeps rising. This show has been one of the top five boat shows in the entire country. Prized for its extravagant boats, cars and events. 

Can you imagine yourself walking along the water in the warm sun with panoramic views of mega yachts and super cars? Immerse yourself in the luxury and sun at the Palm Beach International Boat Show. The legendary event is the most popular event put on in Palm Beach. Last year there was over $350 million worth of luxury boats and this year is going to trump that number. With over $1.2 billion in boats, cars and equipment this year is sure to be a

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