September 2019

There are 120 blog entries for September 2019.

West Palm Beach has a bustling nightlife which, of course, includes some great live music. Here’s our guide to a few of the best bars and restaurants in West Palm Beach where you can catch some live tunes.

Blue Martini

Blue Martini in West Palm Beach has live music and entertainment nightly. Click here for event schedule.

Where: 550 S Rosemary Ave West Palm Beach

The Blind Monk

From Sunday brunch tunes to Live Tunes Tuesdays, The Blind Monk offers live music multiple times during the week. Click here for event schedule.

Where: 410 Evernia St. West Palm Beach

CityPlace on the Plaza

Enjoy live music on the plaza on Friday and Saturday nights starting at 7 p.m. Click here for more information.

Where: 700 S Rosemary Ave West

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Stuart, Florida, known as the “Sailfish Capital of the World” is a city on the water in Martin County. Stuart is located on Florida’s Southeast coast and because if its location along the banks of the St. Lucie River and Eastern point of the Okeechobee waterways many sailfish are found in the waters.

In 2016, the Coastal Living Magazine gave Stuart the prestigious “America’s Happiest Seaside Town” award in 2016. Stuart was also named by the Smithsonian Magazine the “#3 Must Visit Small Town”, “America’s Most Beautiful Small Town” and “Top Ten Beach Towns In Florida” by the Huffington Post.

Along Se Ocean Boulevard and the surrounding streets, you’ll find plenty of local shops, boutiques, restaurants, cafes, museums, art galleries and much more. Stuart is

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South Florida is a great place to live if you enjoy the outdoors. Everyone knows about our miles and miles of beaches and palm trees, but many don’t realize that South Florida also has some beautiful state parks. Here are two of our favorite state parks in South Florida.

John D. MacArthur

John D. MacArthur Beach State Park in North Palm Beach boasts tangles of mangrove swamps, trails that meander through canopies of trees, and a vast walkway that traverses a lagoon – never mind almost two miles of unspoiled beach on the Atlantic Ocean.

Nestled on a barrier island, this is the only Florida state park in Palm Beach County. It also offers swimming, fishing, educational programs, special events, kayak rentals, and exceptional snorkeling, as well

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Stretching more than a mile along Jupiter Island, the Blowing Rocks Preserve is a tall limestone terrace that dominates the meeting of sand and sea. It’s the longest and possibly most dramatic stretch of rocky shoreline in Florida. 

The Blowing Rocks Preserve was established by local residents in 1969 and then turned over to The Nature Conservancy. Today the preserve protects 73 acres of Jupiter Island, ranging from the namesake rocks to sensitive estuarine habitats, mangroves, tropical and oak hammocks, and the beach dunes.

Blowing Rocks Preserve is open 9 AM to 4:30 PM daily, except major holidays. Admission is $2 per person ($1 for Nature Conservancy members), $1 for children 12 and under, for the beachside of the trail. Guided nature walks

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Peanut Island is not only great for swimming, snorkeling and fishing, but you can camp on this beautiful eighty-acre park too.

Peanut Island is located in the Intracoastal Waterway near the Lake Worth Inlet, close to Phil Foster Park, the city of Riviera Beach and the Port of Palm Beach. If you do not have your own transportation to the Island, don’t fret, the Peanut Island Shuttle Boat can get you there. The shuttle runs 7 days a week every 20 minutes from 10:00am – 5:00pm.

The Island offers seventeen campsites that include a tent pad, grill and picnic table. There are restrooms and hot indoor showers, as well as a large fire ring. For a single campsite, it is $31.64 per night and for an extended campsite, it is $63.28 per night. Reservations

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Boating is a popular activity that many participate in South Florida. Since owning a boat can be a lot of maintenance and can be expensive depending on the size and age of the boat. Luckily for us, there is a number of Boat Clubs and Marinas that you can join or rent a boat to get out on the water.

Boating Clubs offer you the experience of owning a boat without the hassle and maintenance with easy and affordable memberships for you to choose from. The Clubs also offer a large variety of sizes and brands of boats to choose from with new boats added all the time.

Once you choose the correct Boat Club for you, all you have to do is go online or call and make your reservation for the day and type of boat you wish to reserve. Some boating clubs offer to bring

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Palm Beach County has some of the best scuba diving in the world. Here are a few unique spots that you may enjoy.

Turtle Mound

This dome-shaped patch reef rises 12 to 15 feet above the sand. On the west side sleeping and feeding turtles, large stingrays and cobia can almost always be found. Turtle Mound will usually be the last leg of your dive on Breakers Reef.

Fourth Windows

With a beautiful ledge and fingers that protrude inshore, divers find masses of tropical fish, sea turtles, moray eels, and nurse sharks. With depths of 45 to 59-feet, you explore deep undercuts as you approach the northern portion of Breaker’s Reef as it wraps northwest. Along Fourth Windows, you will come across a heavily encrusted communications cable.

The

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There is a lot to see and do in Stuart. If you are looking to explore local history, here are a few places that you and your family will enjoy.

The Elliott Museum

The Elliott Museum enriches the Stuart community through its wide variety of exhibits, collections, classes, and lectures, all designed to serve the interests of the people who live in and visit the Treasure Coast. The Elliott Museum is particularly great for car-enthusiast as it houses a variety of early 20th century automobiles.

The Stuart Heritage Museum

The Stuart Heritage Museum at 161 Southwest Flagler Avenue in Stuart, Florida, is a local history museum located in a historic 2-story frame building built in 1901 by George W. Parks. Parks used the first floor of the building

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Are you looking for something to entertain the kids that’s fun and inexpensive? Visit the Busch Wildlife Sanctuary on Saturdays in September.

The Busch Wildlife Sanctuary is a non-profit organization committed to protecting Florida’s wildlife. The sanctuary provides free complete medical and rehabilitative care to just about 5,000 injured wild animals each year. They run solely on contributions, fundraising and private grants. They do not charge an admission fee, but accept donations. Your donations help the sanctuary in providing food, shelter and medicine for the animals.

Busch Wildlife also offers environmental education opportunities with regularly scheduled programs about nature, wildlife and the environment. Daily public programs include

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Everyone loves baked goods. Here are a few of the best bakeries in the Palm Beaches.

Paneterie

Paneterie is a classic French café with locations in both West Palm Beach and Delray Beach. It’s a great place to go if you want to win Thanksgiving by showing up with a box full of macaroons. 

Nina’s Fresh Bakery

Located right on Center Street in Jupiter, Nina’s Fresh Bakery has some great holiday options including pecan, pumpkin, and apple pie. Aside from those you can also build your own cake from the ground up or try standards of the bakery like their German Chocolate and Carrot cakes.

Ganache Bakery Café

The Ganache Bakery is a great little café in West Palm with rich, delicious options like chocolate raspberry, cookies and cream, and

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