May 2017

There are 29 blog entries for May 2017.

 

Singer Island is an island just off Florida’s southeast coast. It is officially within the city limits of Riviera Beach and part of Palm Beach County. Singer Island runs East and West across Lake Worth Lagoon and Highway 703 which runs North and South down through the John D MacArthur Beach State Park onto the island. To be specific, Singer Island is not an island per se because it’s connected to the mainland by the state Park.

It is a Peninsula, not an island, however the area is named after a relative to the family that founded the Singer sewing machine company.  Singer Island was named for Paris Eugene Singer, the famous developer of Palm Beach and 23rd child of Isaac Singer, the sewing machine magnate. It is said that Singer Island was

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Florida Atlantic University's Jupiter Lifelong Learning Society is devoted to elevating the intellectual and social lives of mature learners by “offering stimulating educational opportunities, taught by outstanding university faculty and guest lecturers, designed to broaden students' understanding of diverse cultural, societal, scientific and global issues.”

Each year more than 70 courses are taught by FAU professors and distinguished guest lecturers, in topics including foreign policy, music, art, history, science, literature, philosophy, current events, films and many others, along with concerts and entertainment. Last year more than 7,300 LLS students registered for classes resulting in over 22,000 registrations for the year.

The Lifelong

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Jupiter, Palm Beach, Jupiter Island, Boca Raton and the other cities of Palm Beach County have lured the world’s most elite and the uber successful and for good reason. With the Bahamian Islands just miles away from our local inlets, the tropical climate, year round sunny weather and the booming social scene its no wonder it is one of the most desired places to live in the country. 

Known for its world-class golf courses, fishing, shopping and real estate, Palm Beach County offers everything from the cozy and chic beach bungalows to the palatial estates once enjoyed by the great American families. The lifestyle you acquire when you own a permanent home, or a vacation home in our sunny state of southern Florida, you immediately gain access to what the

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The Jupiter no-wake zone extension passed but the next step is to request the Palm Beach County Board of Commissioners to support the plan. The most recent controversy is about a plan to extend the no-wake zone for boaters about one mile north of Cato’s Bridge, which goes from Tequesta to Jupiter Island. Boaters now can go up to 25 mph in the 125-foot-wide, 10-foot-deep. A no-wake zone would limit boaters to about 5 mph, increasing the one-mile trip to the north end of Coral Cove Park from two minutes to about six minutes. Saying fast-moving boaters are endangering swimmers, paddle boarders, snorkelers, the Jupiter council voted Tuesday night unanimously to support a plan to extend a no-wake zone. Opponents say more law enforcement to prevent speeding…
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Taking place next Thursday, May 25th in West Palm Beach is the 6th Annual Pairings Event. Each year, the West Palm Beach Pairings Event has gained more and more followers and for good reason. The event brings together some of the best restaurants in the county with the best wine the globe has to offer. 

This is the perfect event for the local foodie or just for those who appreciate the finer things in life. Hosted by the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority, the West Palm Beach Pairings Event showcases 25 of the top local restaurants and their best dishes. Proceeds are donated to Best Buddies of Palm Beach County, a local non-profit organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one

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Sailfish Point, 1648 SE Sailfish Point Blvd., Stuart is truly an exceptional country club and golfing community! Ranked 3rd of Residential Courses in South Florida and 47th Nationwide by Golf Week Magazine 2017. This 7,088-yard, par 72 course, stretches along ocean and river, it is 18 holes of a Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course. Of the many private Florida golf club communities, Sailfish Point is truly a special lifestyle. 

Water and wind are the distinctive aspects at Sailfish Point. This private course, originally designed by Jack Nicklaus in 1981, is surrounded by three bodies of water.  The Atlantic Ocean, the St. Lucie Inlet and the Indian River are on three sides of the course.  Each hole boasts stunning water views, which makes it both

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Late last month, a new park opened in Jupiter to offer more launch access to the 40,000 recreational boaters in Palm Beach County. Waterway Park is located on a peninsula running 31 acres along the Intracoastal. Amenities include 3 boat ramps, a launch basin, boardwalk, four floating docks, a fishing pier and a restroom facility.


During construction, volunteers planted 35,000 red mangrove seedlings, creating a 1-acre maritime hammock at the end of the peninsula. There are also 11 acres of marsh-grass wetlands set aside as a tortoise preserve which 60 gopher tortoises have been moved to.


The multipurpose park allows boaters more space to park trailers and launch boats. For those without boats, it’s a place to perhaps launch a kayak, throw

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Falling into the prestigious category of finest shopping destinations in the world is our very own Palm Beach. Worth Avenue on the elite and uber desired island of Palm Beach harbors some of the most luxurious shopping in the country. 

The eclectic mix of designer shops, top of the line jewelers, fine art galleries and world class dining, Worth Avenue is a destination for the world travelers, collectors and appreciators of the finer things in life. Often associated as the Rodeo Drive of the south, this one street packs a powerful punch of class, elegance and the price tags to come with it. 

The boutiques you may find as you stroll the palm-lined streets of Palm Beach are sure to impress. On Worth Avenue, the backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean, palatial

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Treat Mom to an extra special brunch for Mother’s Day at one of the many top rated restaurants in Palm Beach County. Mother's Day is a celebration honoring the moms everywhere, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society.

Mother's Day remains one of the biggest days for sales of flowers, greeting cards, and the like; it is also the biggest holiday for long-distance telephone calls.  Listed below are a handful of Palm Beach County favorite eateries to try.   

Express how much you appreciate your Mother by setting up a reservation at The Pelican Café located in Lake Park or Stuart.  Enjoy upscale American fare and authentic Italian cuisine; Eggs Benedict, juicy gourmet burgers, Tuscan style pizzas, pasta,

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Bring all of your friends and family out for a day of free, family-friendly fun in the sun at the 2nd Annual Palm Beach Paddlefest. This Saturday, May 13th from 9am until 5pm at Harbourside Place in Jupiter is the fun packed event.

Paddlefest 2017 will be offering a ton of different, adventurous games and races for people of all ages. There will be paddle boarding races, paddle boarding relays, water demos and so much more to partake in. a number of different local food and drink vendors will be offering delicious dishes and tasty drinks for everyone. Live music will be filling the air along with the sounds of laughter and fun for this year’s Paddlefest.

The generous hosts of the 2nd Annual Palm Beach Paddlefest will be raffling off a bunch of

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