January 2019

There are 186 blog entries for January 2019.

The 2019 Manatee Lagoon Festival is back again this weekend. The ManateeFest kicks off tomorrow Friday, February 1st with a Movie Night Kickoff.

The movie for the kickoff is “Finding Nemo” starting at 5 pm. Bring your chairs and blankets for the movie under the stars to kick off the fun event. Food and drink vendors will be on site during the movie night.

This Saturday, February 2nd is the ManateeFest starting at 9 am to 4 pm. The festival and the Manatee Lagoon are in their third year and is a free event for the whole family. The day will feature photo opportunities with Mia the Manatee, an interactive selfie station, marine life face painting, coloring stations, passport activity, and chances to win prizes. The day will also feature a variety of food

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The newly constructed and continuing to grow neighborhood in Palm Beach Gardens is set to get more shopping and dining options to their Town Center. Alton, location off of Donald Ross Road and east of Interstate 95, construction workers are busy getting everything together.

A PetSmart and a Publix have recently opened in the new area and residents are looking forward to more dining options and shops that are planning to open in the next couple of months.

According to the news article, the Town Center will be getting more dining, fitness center and retail between now and the next upcoming months that will offer more places to go for the residents and locals. Some of the proposed tenants include: Starbucks, Tipsy Salon, Juniors Barber. Panera Bread,

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The 2019 Everglades Day Festival is all about "Mother Nature’s Magic Show". This free, outdoor, family-friendly festival and eco-adventure, held at the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge is dedicated to having fun while learning.

Plan on heading to the Everglades Day Festival to experience and learn more about your local plant and wildlife firsthand!

Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge

The Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge preserves a portion of the once vast northern Everglades. It provides habitat and protection for endangered wildlife such as the snail kite and the wood stork and the formerly endangered American alligator.

The main entrance and Visitor Center are located at: 10216 Lee Road.

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Super Bowl Sunday is a de facto national holiday. For some, it means sitting around the TV with friends and family and watching the big game while enjoying homemade food or takeout. For others, it means doing basically the same, but at a restaurant. Either way, we’ve got you covered. Here are a few eat-in and take-out options for people in Palm Beach this Super Bowl Sunday.

Grato in West Palm is hosting its annual Super Bowl bash, which means all-you-can-eat and bottomless drinks for $100. Chef Clay Conley’s menu features a whole roast pig and a ton of game-day bites like brisket spring rolls, hot dog panini, and chicken wings. (1901 S. Dixie Hwy, West Palm; reservations at 561-404-1334)

Boston’s on the Beach in Delray is also going large for

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Tomorrow night, the Village of Tequesta is hosting their reoccurring Food Truck Pow Wow at Constitution Park starting at 5 pm. 

The Food Truck Pow Wow is a great way to come and mingle with your local neighbors to enjoy great music and food.

The giant outdoor picnic will feature food trucks from around the area and will feature different cuisines, comfort foods, desserts, and specialties.
If you are planning on attending, make sure to bring folding chairs, and or blankets to create your own picnic on the grass. This family friendly event occurs every in Tequesta until April. The dates are subject to change and are weather permitting so make sure to check their Facebook page for more details.

The next Food Truck Pow Wow is tomorrow, Friday February

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On February 10th, 11th, and, 12th, the Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival will bring some of the finest examples of cinema from around the world to South Florida. The chosen films are diverse, some focus on Jewish issues, others spotlight Jewish achievement and valor, others document Jewish culture, arts, and history. All of the films, however, celebrate the Jewish experience and the diversity of the community.

Founded in 1990, the festival continues to grow and evolve as they expand their selection of narrative features, short films and documentaries to reflect the tastes and needs of their audience. Now year-round, they continue the process of engaging, entertaining and educating through film events for greater Palm Beach County.

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Patti LaBelle is coming to the Kravis Center this coming Wednesday, February 6th. If you live in Palm Beach County and want to hear one of the best singers of the past fifty years, you’re not going to want to miss Patti LaBelle at the Kravis Center.

When: Wednesday, February 6th at 8PM.

Where: The Alexander W. Dreyfood, Jr. Concert Hall at The Kravis Center - 701 Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Cost: Tickets start at $35

Click here for more information.

Patti LaBelle

Grammy Award winner Patti LaBelle’s effortless ability to perform classic rhythm and blues, pop standards and soulful sonnets has fueled her worldwide popularity for more than 50 years. Emerging from choir member to incomparable diva, her chart-topping hits

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February is the month for love and romance as well as one of the busiest times for tourism in South East Florida. It's understandable since the average daily temperature reaches 70 degrees Fahrenheit and it is a popular destination for a break from the blistering cold up north. Many visitors fall in love with the area and ultimately buy a home.

February can be the toughest of winter months in the Northern United States to cope with the elements. The excitement of the first winter snow has long faded, but there's still a month to go before spring begins. The Valentine month marks the home stretch. It is the last schlep through snow-filled sidewalks and wind chills that make us want to stay in under the covers.

The abundant beaches in Delray Beach

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If you are looking for an elegant escape for Valentine’s Day, consider Eau Palm Beach Resort and Spa, 100 South Ocean Boulevard, Manalapan, will surely melt your sweethearts’ heart. Escape to romance with your special someone at the intimate ocean retreat. The sophisticated resort is situated on a private beach on seven acres of the Atlantic Ocean coast with breathtaking ocean views and lush tropical gardens,

The AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Five-Star Resort has been recognized as one of Florida’s top resorts in 2015 and 2016 by Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards.  Upon check-in, guests are escorted to luxurious rooms designed by Jonathan Adler. Many of the suites feature private balconies with hanging chairs to relax and delight in the

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Traditional Japanese and Thai dishes are on the menu at Thai Lotus, 201 North U.S.  Highway 1, Jupiter, and another location at 137 North U.S. Highway 1, Tequesta. Both locations offer a large selection of freshly prepared sushi as well. There is a lengthy list of appetizers, soups, salad, noodle dishes, 3 varieties of curry and several stir-fried selections.

Thai cuisine places emphasis on lightly prepared dishes with strong aromatic components with a spicy edge.  The traditional cuisine of Japan is based on rice with miso soup and other dishes with an emphasis on seasonal ingredients. Many dishes that are now popular in Thailand and Japan were historically influenced by Chinese cuisine.

The atmosphere of Thai Lotus is peaceful and serene. The

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