April 2018

There are 31 blog entries for April 2018.

 

Having such a large and diverse population, Palm Beach County offers hundreds of unique and authentic restaurants to choose from. With close to 20 restaurants in the Asian category alone, sometimes it can be hard to make a pick! Allow us to offer 5 recommendations for Asian cuisine:

1. Imoto- Palm Beach

Imoto is quality Japanese food prepared by Chef and owner, Clay Conley, who spent years working and living in Japan. The fish is fresh, the food is well prepared and the plate appearance is intricate, reflecting the delicacy of the dish. You'll also find great service and an awesome happy hour. 

2. Talay Thai- Palm Beach Gardens

Talay Thai is an all-around favorite with high ratings on every website and it's a frequent spot for PGA

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For the past several years, Pontoon boats have been leading the marine industry in recreational boating. Pontoon boats are popular among families and large groups of people because of the amount of space, storage, and easiness to get in and out of. Pontoon boats are perfect for causal sailing or sightseeing down the intracoastal waterways of Jupiter. The boats range in length and can hold as many as 50 people or more. The newest boating trend is becoming a sailing destination for special events, parties and tours throughout the area.

The Pontiki, docked at Harbourside Place in Jupiter, has 3 pontoon boats Big Bamboo, Charlie, and Shaka. Big Bamboo and Charlie both hold up to 6 passengers and are both very different. Big Bamboo is a completely open-air

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Sunday, April 22nd is Earth Day, a day dedicated to educating the public and to help end pollution. The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens in West Palm Beach is hosting an Earth Day event this Sunday from 11 am to 3 pm.

The family friendly event plans to bring important local organizations together that are dedicated to protecting the environment and raising awareness in our communities. The event will also feature fun activities for the whole family including a Discovery Hunt and interactive learning stations.

The Earth Day celebration that was held last year has now been revamped for this year featuring several members from the Loggerhead Marinelife Center, South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, Manatee Lagoon, and other organizations will be at the event

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach is a non-profit sea turtle hospital, rehabilitation and research center. The center’s mission is aimed to protect and promote the oceans ecosystems and to be one of the leading destinations to provide for injured and endangered sea turtles before being released back into the ocean.

Guest who visit the Loggerhead Marinelife Center can support the sea turtles through their ‘Adopt a Sea Turtle’ program. It cost $35 dollars to adopt a sea turtle and your adoption money benefits the center for the continued care and research for the sick and injured sea turtles, and to further the study of loggerhead, leatherbacks, and green sea turtles that nest along the Juno Beach and Jupiter beaches.

Through the adoption

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The Royal Poinciana Plaza in Palm Beach hosts a weekly outdoor yoga session every Thursday from 9 am to 10 am. Haute Yoga studio in the Royal Poinciana Plaza in Palm Beach has announced that their weekly outdoor yoga sessions have been approved by the Town Council.

Haute Yoga has opened in the plaza five years ago when they plaza was just offices and salons. Up Markets has purchased in September 2014 and the plaza has undergone renovation and restoration to bring the plaza back to how it was originally envisioned.

In addition to the studio in Palm Beach, Haute Yoga has two other locations in Jupiter and West Palm Beach. Both locations offer the popular outdoor yoga sessions and other yoga events. The yoga class in Palm Beach typically attract 30 people

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This Tax Tuesday, Kona Ice says "no taxation without relaxation" which is why they're handing out free Hawaiian-style shaved ice tomorrow in the park.

Kona Ice is a shaved ice truck franchise and a frequent favorite at many Palm Beach County events. They've turned tax day into National Chill Out Day and the local truck will be at Patch Reef Park in Boca Raton handing out free cones from 3-5 p.m.

Recreation officials are taking part in chill out day too and they'll be set up by the Pirate Cove Playground with info about upcoming events and programs. On the 55-acre park there are two playgrounds, a walking trail, open fields, tennis courts, basketball courts, picnic tables, pavilions and a community center. 

There will be plenty to do and to

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West Palm Beach City Commissioners have approved the $40 million-dollar renovation for the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in downtown West Palm Beach.

The Raymond E. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is an American non-profit, professional performing arts center that host several events and shows throughout the year. The calendar of events includes Broadway Musicals, Concerts, Comedians, Musical Arts, Lectures, Seminars, and much more. The center has four theaters, the Alexander W. Dreyfoos Hall, Concert Hall, Rinker Playhouse, and the Helen K. Persson Hall. The center also includes the Gimelstob Ballroom, Cohen Pavilion, and the Weiner Banquet Center.

The Kravis Center was built 30 years ago when the downtown area wasn’t developed and booming

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Every Saturday at the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton, you can learn all about South Florida's animals, ecosystems and unique species. 

Each week from 1-1:30 p.m., a special guest speaker brings artifacts like fossils, photos, and live animals to give an interesting presentation on whatever their topic is. You'll learn so much about our local environment and ways to protect it. Whether you're new to the area or a Florida native, there's always something new to learn at the eco-chats. 

Try attending an eco-chat the next time you have a free Saturday afternoon. The Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is located at 1801 N. Ocean Blvd., Boca Raton.

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Excited about their new poolside decor and giant pink flamingo floaties, the Hilton West Palm Beach is holding a pool party and brunch open to the public for no charge. 

This Saturday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., enjoy brunch, swimming, drinking and having lots of fun. There will be a DJ all day, brunch at 11:30 and bottomless sangria, mimosas and Bloody Mary's for $25. Try out the new flamingo floaties in the pool and "flamingle" with new people. 

There's a yoga class on the pool deck at 10 a.m. if you want to head over early and do some stretching. You don't need reservations for yoga or the brunch but if you're planning on coming with a large party or want a cabana space, the Hilton asks you call them at 561-231-6091.

600 Okeechobee Blvd., West

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Delray Beach, located in southern Palm Beach County, is a hidden gem in South Florida. Delray Beach, is settled between the Atlantic Ocean and Interstate 95, and gave itself the nickname of Village by the Sea.

Delray Beach is an affluent area that features many high-end retailers, shops, restaurants, and a downtown. Downtown Delray is primarily located on Atlantic Avenue between the intercoastal waterway and Swinton Avenue. The “Avenue” known to many locals, is a mix of gourmet restaurants, outdoor cafes, friendly bistros, boutiques, art centers, and a vibrant streetscape.

Delray is home to many art galleries, museums, miles of sandy beaches, many historic districts, science centers, and parks. Here you’ll find the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens,

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