March 2018

There are 62 blog entries for March 2018.



A fun new tapas restaurant is coming West Palm Beach. The small-plate Spanish cuisine, Basque is set to open this Thursday, March 22nd at the historic Hotel Bida in the El Cid neighborhood. 

Hotel Bida is an historic inn built in 1929 by the famous architect Belford Shoumate and is an example of Bermuda Vernacular architecture. The hotel is one of the earliest motor lodges in the United States and has been included in the National Register of Historic Places. The restaurant is part of an effort to reestablish the boutique hotel as a perfect destination for locals and out of town visitors.

Basque will feature both indoor and outdoor space with an Old-World décor and modern Spanish food. The executive Chef of Basque, Chef Miguel Angel Rebolledo served as the

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Palm Beach County's most unique breweries have teamed up with the Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society, 1301 Summit Boulevard, West Palm Beach, in an effort to bring awareness to endangered animals. Sample South Florida's amazing beer from at least 25 local breweries.  On April 07, 2018, Brew at the Zoo 2018, between 5:30PM - 9:00PM, you will have the opportunity to tour the zoo and taste the beers these local area craftsmen have created.

Endangered species are those considered to be at risk of extinction, denotating that there are so few left of their kind that they could disappear from the planet altogether. The Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society understands endangered species are threatened by factors such as habitat loss, hunting,

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Subculture Coffee is a hipster coffee roasters shop opened by two local guys in 2014. The first location opened on Clematis Street and soon became a staple spot in West Palm Beach. Now just 8 months after another shop in Delray, Subculture Coffee just opened a third location in Jupiter at Harbourside Place. 

Subcluture took off because of its tasty in-house roasted coffee, trendy shop vibes, and owner relationships in the coffee junkie community. The coffee is roasted on site in small batches at every location so you'll always get a nice fresh cup. The venues are all in great central locations and the new waterfront Harbourside one has outdoor seating, a laid back feel and will definitely be a "regulars"-type spot. Owners Rodney Mayo and Sean Scott

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The Palm Beach Post is hosting a free cocktail party on March 27th to celebrate the release of their newsletter, "At The Table."

The new weekly newsletter is written by the Post's food editor, Liz Balmaseda, and it'll keep you updated on all things food around town. You don't have to be a Post subscriber to get the newsletter and it's free.

The cocktail party is being called "Latin Night with Liz" and will have a Havana style with special drinks like the "Deconstructed Old Cuban." It'll be held at the recently redesigned Galley Bar inside the Hilton in West Palm Beach. Have some fun mingling and meeting new people on the pool-view terrace while enjoying great food.

Tickets are limited and reserved for subscribers to the new paper.

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CityPlace is a destination in West Palm Beach famous for its shopping, dining, live music and more. The downtown area is always changing things up and adding new features to keep up with people's interests; that's why "CityPlace 2.0" as President and CEO Kenneth Himmel called it, is unveiling a get-it-while-you can setup focused around the recent pop-up shopping trend.

Here are 5 new things to check out at CityPlace:

1. The Shack

The Shack is a new 300-square foot stand-alone eatery in the main plaza right by the main stage. It has a cool vibe with modern touches like string lights with industrial bulbs, chalk board menus and painted palm trees and other art on the walls. You can grab food to go or sit outside at a table and listen to live

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Quickly becoming the coolest place to hang in Palm Beach County is the booming Warehouse House District in West Palm Beach. The Warehouse District is composed of a six-building block of businesses, restaurants and things to do. Bustling with the energy of innovation, the Warehouse District is already making a splash with the locals in the community. 

The 85,000 square foot property that this district presides dates back to the 1920’s and has come a long way since Johnstone Capital Partners purchased the area. Originally, the property was full of “dilapidated” warehouse buildings and run down streets, a hard scene to look at for those with the idea of developing it into a buzzing hotspot neighborhood full of beauty. But, with the love, dedication and

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach is hosting their 15th Annual TurtleFest 2018 this upcoming Saturday, March 24th. More than 10,000 visitors are expected to attend the free ocean conservation festival from 10 am to 6 pm.

The festival will include food, specialty drinks and craft beers, live music, yoga, a beach cleanup, educational and fun activities, shopping, sea turtles and much more. At the festival you’ll have a change to visit the sick or injured sea turtles located in the Loggerhead Marinelife Center.

TurtleFest is Palm Beach County’s largest ocean conservation festival and the festival will be in Loggerhead Park located along the Atlantic Ocean. TurtleFest is free to attend and guest of all ages are welcomed.

The Loggerhead Marinelife

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Tomorrow night Wellington is hosting their first annual Family Fun Night and lakeside boat parade. The event will start at 4:30 pm and runs until 7:30 pm as part of the Village of Lake Wellington Event Series.

The theme for family fun night is Mardi Gras, and the boats will be decorated with décor and lights for the parade to fit this month’s theme. The boats will gather on the west side of Lake Wellington near the Meadowland Cove boat launch before beginning the parade at the end of the night. All boaters are encouraged to participate in the boat parade.

In addition to the boat parade, the Village is hosting a Family Fun Night that will include live music, lawn games, balloon artists, face painting, rows of food trucks and much more. The event is free

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The most unique happy hour in town has to be tomorrow night's Cocktails & Cosmos event at the South Florida Science Center in West Palm Beach. 

It'll be an interactive 21+ evening in the stars through the Center's newest exhibit, Astronaut. Hands-on and full-body displays will help you discover what it's like to be a modern day astronaut. See the halls transition into what's being called an "unforgettable" nightlife scene. There will be cocktails, science demos, tours with Bill Heidtman from NASA, laser light shows in the Planetarium, karaoke, unique food and drink tastings, raffle prizes and more.

Pre sale tickets have sold out but you can get in at the door for $20. Starts at 6 p.m. March 16th.

For more information call 561-832-1988. 

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The Waterfront Market at Harbourside Place, 200 North U.S. Highway One, Jupiter is an outdoor farmer’s market that takes place on the Riverwalk Plaza in Harbourside Place.  The year-round market takes place every Sunday from 10 am until 3 pm.  At different times you will find fresh produce, specialty foods, arts, crafts, baked goods, fashion, local art, jewelry and more. 

Farmers' markets link small local farmers with local patrons in a unique community get together. They serve a key role in our local food systems.  The fruits and vegetables you buy at the farmers market are the freshest and tastiest available. Much of the food found in grocery stores is highly processed and grown using pesticides, hormones, antibiotics, and/or genetically

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