February 2017

There are 12 blog entries for February 2017.

 

The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum has planned the 2nd Annual Maritime Festival “Sea Fest for Kid in Jupiter.  This Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Plenty of oceanic themed fun, adventures and land based activities and demonstrations. 

Enjoy a family day on the “waterfront with sea-inspired education & adventures for kids to celebrate the Jupiter’s areas coastal heritage and history. Meet a real Mermaid and a Pirate or two on their Pirate ship. An unforgettable day filled with history and maritime demonstrations, music, arts & crafts, food and a treasure of activities awaits your family.”

The daytime festival for families will feature energetic characters from Jupiter’s past, including Lighthouse Keepers, pioneers

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Beginning this weekend and continuing through mid April at Old School Square in Delray Beach is the Fiber Art Show. The art exhibition is comprised of the works of 15 different artists from all over the country. 

All of the pieces you will see at the Fiber Art Show in Delray Beach are in a fiber medium; whether it is fabric, textiles, and yarn, silk and other fibers. The goals of these works are to display the “connective fibers that bring all manner of people, objects and ideas together in a giant, cultural tapestry.” The artists on display here are all in unison with a theme of identifying as “fabricated.” 

The Fabricated Art Show will be on display through April 23. Admission is free however a donation of $5 is greatly appreciated and suggested.

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Florida conjures up images of luxurious palatial homes, palm trees swaying in warm breezes, sparkling swimming pools, expansive stretches of sandy beaches, and seas of boats moored in harbors. It’s where luxury living has been elevated to its limits.  Thinking of moving to South Florida in 2017, consider the hot forecast for real estate in 2017.

Expect a hot year for home sales in 2017, per recent forecasts from the National Association of Realtors, the Mortgage Bankers’ Association, Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae and more.

NAR is predicting “existing-home sales to reach 6 million in 2017, higher than its 5.8 million forecast for this year. But other entities are even more bullish. MBA is predicting home sales to eclipse 6.5 million next year,

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Come take a walk through some mind-blowing works of art this weekend in Lake Worth at the celebrated Street Painting Festival. The festival will take place this weekend on February 25th & 26th. Life sized works of art chalked right onto the street create a feast for your eyes unlike anything you have ever seen. 

This year is the 23rd year of the Lake Work Street Painting Festival and it is promising to be even better than years past. There will be massive, street murals painted by over 600 artists. Some of the works of art are so big and so well done it will look like you might fall off of a cliff or that you can walk right into the ocean from the beach, even though you are just walking through the streets of Lake Worth. In years past over 100,000 art

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The Town of Jupiter is home to one of the few remaining dog friendly beaches in the State of Florida.  Jupiter is located north of Palm Beach and just south of Stuart, Florida.  Having “man’s best friend” allowed on the 2 and ½ mile stretch of beach is a privilege.  Well behaved dogs and their conscientious owners are always welcome on the beach.

Certain rules apply when you bring Fido to the beach.

  • While off-leash, let dogs run in uncrowded areas, giving no one reason to complain.
  • Don’t let dogs invade the space of or bathroom near other people or dogs uninvited.
  • Clean up after dogs with FJB dog bags, provided at every beach crossover, or bring your own bags.
  • Don’t bury poop or throw it in the dunes or water.  ‘Go’ at home before
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If you enjoy the warm, south Florida winters, polo and champagne you have to experience Sunday Brunch at the International Polo Club of Palm Beach!

Every Sunday at the International Polo Club Palm Beach you and your family and friends can come out to the polo club from 3-5pm to relax, sip and enjoy as you spectate the elegant game of polo. The International Polo Club Palm Beach has earned its reputation as one of the best polo destinations across the globe. It is home to the “largest field of high-goal teams” and hosts the most prominent matches in the United States. The sport of polo is a centuries old sport that been enjoyed by royalty and the world’s elite for decades and now it is a Palm Beach tradition. Polo matches are more than just a spectator’s

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The Annual Strawberry Festival at the First Presbyterian Church in Tequesta is coming to town next Saturday, March 4, 2017. Come experience a magical world filled to the brim with strawberry creations. 

The Strawberry Festival will have a great variety of fun events for kids like face painting, a bounce house and a craft center. The Strawberry Café will be offering delicious lunches and desserts inspired by strawberries. Treats like strawberry milkshakes, strawberry trifles, homemade jams and jellies, fresh strawberries and so much more will be available for purchase. There will be a silent auction and raffle offering some pretty amazing items like certificates to some of the best local restaurants in town. In the church garage there will be an

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Valentine's Day is a perfect time for a intimate dinner out. Why not try something out of the ordinary? Impress your sweet valentine with a romantic dinner for two. Several unique Palm Beach County restaurants are offering sweetheart dining experiences at some our local hidden treasures.

Tanzy Restaurant: iPic at Mizner Park, 301 Plaza Real, Boca Raton; 561-922-6699
Couples can feast in the “Ultimate Aphrodisiac Dining Experience,” which features a six-course prix fixe dinner by chef Sherry Yard. Highlights include dishes like “First Course ‘Kiss’,” “Feed Me a Fete,” “Seduction,” “Invigoration,” and more. $75 per person. Hours are 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. today, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday, and 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

City Oyster & Sushi Bar: 13 E.

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Valentine's Day is a time of velvet hearts, chocolate sweets, romantic dinners, and love. It's not clear who the original Valentine was — there were several — but a saint's day with that name was established on the Roman Catholic liturgical calendar as early 1,500 years ago. There are indications that Valentine's Day may have originally been adopted in part to replace of the ancient pagan fertility festival of Lupercalia, which fell on February 13 to 15. By the time of Chaucer in the Middle Ages, the Valentine's Day had become associated with romantic love.

Many couples dream to go to Paris on their honeymoon or on Valentine's Day because the city is so well-known for its romantic walks along the Seine River, sidewalk cafe dining and the sparkling

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The French Canadian singer, Celine Dion, has extended her Las Vegas residency.  This will extend her contract to perform 70 shows a year at The Colosseum in Caesars Palace through 2019.

The superstar’s 22,775 square-feet, Bahamian style oceanfront home has been on the market since August of 2013.  The estate is situated on 6 acres of prime Jupiter Island real estate.  The home features 13 bedrooms and 14 bathrooms and 6 half baths.  Initially the property was listed for $72.5 million in 2013.  A year later, the residence was reduced to $62.5 million and more recently, it was reduced to $45.5 million.  Further reduction has brought the listing price down to $38,500,000.00.

The South Florida home (see here) boasts one of the longest beachfront

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