February 2018

There are 58 blog entries for February 2018.

 

Ladies, do you want to learn how to play golf? Here's your chance to finally try it!

Glen Beaver, a professional golf teacher, is holding a seven-week class at the Okeeheelee Golf Course in West Palm Beach. He'll be instructing you on all the basics including terms, rules, how to properly find your grip on the club, stance, and how to hit. He'll show you the right way to swing, drive, pitch, chip, and putt.

The classes will be held in a group setting on the golf course. Beaver finds women enjoy learning the game more in a group, where they have the opportunity to learn how to play with a friend or make new ones! 

Classes will be every Monday from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Golf clubs will be provided. If you miss a week, Beaver will help you pick up

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Palm Beach County saw a record-breaking number of tourists in 2017 according to Discover The Palm Beaches, the county's official tourism marketing corporation. 

Palm Beach County had 7.9 million tourists in 2017, up 8% from the year before which was also an all-time high. This is the 9th consecutive year of growth and nearly double the amount of tourism in 2009.

The majority of tourists were from New York, Washington D.C., and other parts of Florida. Officials partially attribute the increase in Washington D.C. visitors to the opening of 'The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches,' a spring training complex for the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros. 

Nearly 800,000 tourists were from out of the country, which is also an increase. 

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The local Jupiter favorite, Guanabanas Island Restaurant and Bar has made the list of the Must Try Restaurants in Florida.

The waterfront island bar and restaurant has open air outdoor seating and bar under tiki huts, oversized umbrellas, and banyan trees for the perfect tropical island atmosphere. The restaurant came in the Top 15 of restaurants to try in Florida by Only In Your State.

Guanabanas is located on A1A in Jupiter with the Jupiter Lighthouse Views from the front and the scenic lagoon in the back. Where you’ll find a row of colorful adirondack chairs lining the street and dock as paddle boards and boats pass by.

The popular restaurant has received great reviews for their food and dining experience. The menu includes seafood, tacos, burgers,

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Due to a new tax overhaul, utility companies will have less taxes to pay, and many of those companies are planning on passing those savings on to customers as well, according to the Wall Street Journal. 

The federal government reduced the corporate tax rate from 35% down to 21%. Regulated gas and electric companies will have less tax to pay, and state authorities have given utility companies little choice but to return tax savings to customers. Some will be refunding tax payments collected from customers based on the 35% rate, however they may choose to give refunds out over the course of years.

For example, National Grid U.S., a utility company with subsidiaries in New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, expects a tax credit of $2

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The fair is back in Martin County now through February 17th!

The Martin County Fair is actually a 501c3 non-profit organization whose goal is to entertain and promote community traditions, talents, diversity, vision, and agricultural heritage.

It is the largest event in the county attracting more than 70,000 people. The fair has been held for the past 55 years and the money raised goes to improve local facilities, scholarships to students, and programs for Martin County youth.

Entering the fair you'll see many farm animals and livestock and learn about them. Hundreds of vendors display their art, food, and much more. The Fire Department gives demonstrations, you'll pass by magic shows, pageants, dances, pig racing, and live music. If there's

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The Roger Dean Stadium located in downtown Abacoa in Jupiter is home to two professional teams during Spring Training, the St. Louis Cardinals and the Miami Marlins. The two teams practice and play games for the upcoming Major League Baseball season.

The Miami Marlins compete as a member of the National East Division in the Major League. Their home park is The Marlin Park in Miami, Florida. The Marlins have gone on to win two World Series Championships in 1997 and in 2003.

The St. Louis Cardinals compete as a member of the National League Central Division. The name of their home park is the Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri. The Cardinals have gone on to win 11 World Series Championships, the last one being in 2011. The Cardinals have been training in

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The Honda Classic is approaching and so is the list of fun activities to kick off this year’s famous golf tournament at the PGA National Resort and Spa in Palm Beach Gardens.

Join the Gardens Mall for a night of fun and to help kickoff the start of the tournament this Thursday, February 15th. At the event there will be great food from several local restaurants, drinks, live entertainment, silent auctions, and more in the Grand Court of the mall, near Macy’s.

Tickets are required for admittance into the event and can be purchased online or at the event for $50 dollars a ticket. The event is from 7 pm to 10 pm.

The night benefits, The Honda Classic Cares, a local charity that gives back to children in our community through several local charities.

The Honda

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Get around town in an all new fashion with a bicycle tour of Downtown West Palm! West Palm Beach has brought back one of its original and most beloved fun things to do, Guided Bicycle Tours. The tours began about 20 years ago and had been one of the most successful and adored activities for locals and tourists alike. These tours are fun, friendly and a cool way to learn about our own backyard!

The fresh and cool spring air blows off the waterways as you and your friends cruise through the streets of West Palm Beach. Led by an experienced and knowledgeable tour guide, these tours take guests on an “insider’s journey” through our city. You and the other riders will explore Downtown West Palm Beach and the Island of Palm Beach as you glide through the

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Calling all  Jupiter residents, visitors and people from across northern Palm Beach County, every Sunday is the Jupiter Green and Artisan Market. This market isnt any ordinary farmer's market, as it takes place under the Indiantown Bridge on the Riverwalk. So, not only do the attendees of the market get to select from the finest and freshest locally grown produce and goods, but they get to soak up the Jupiter ambiance of water, sun and passing boats. 

The Juptier Green and Artisan Market is known for its unique location and unique assortment of food and products. It takes place under the Indiantown Road Bridge and winds its way near Harbouside Place. Overlooking the water and with live music flowing through the air, the green market is a great

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ArtiGras is back again and is coming to downtown Abacoa. The art festival will be President’s Day weekend, February 17th through 19th in Jupiter.

This three-day family friendly event is full of impressive art work from more than 300 national and local artists in all types of art work including sculptures, paintings, portraits, pottery, oil paintings, jewelry, art demonstrations and much more. Throughout the festival there will be live entertainment in all genres with rows of food stands and food trucks, and kids activities for you to enjoy.

ArtiGras originally started many years ago at the North Palm Beach Country Club driving range. Since then, the local art festival is nationally recognized and is continuously ranked in the Top 50 of America’s Best Art

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