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Lee Trevino and the late Payne Stewart were amongst the seven golfers inducted in the PGA of America Hall of Fame Thursday at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens. The induction ceremony was the culmination of the PGA of America's annual meetings that began Tuesday. 

Trevino is a six time major winner, including two U.S. Opens, two PGA Championships, and two Open Championships. Trevino also played on six Ryder Cup teams spanning three decades, posting a 17-7-6 record, and served as captain in 1985. Trevino has also been quite the philanthropist in his lifetime. On three separate occasions, he donated his winner's check to he St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Many might also remember him for his role he played in the 1996 Adam Sandler golf comedy

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The latest quarterly report by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), released November 12, 2015, asserting that median prices for existing homes in metropolitan areas continued to climb in the third quarter of 2015, but at a healthier pace that could entice more homebuyers into the market.

"Many of the metro areas with the fastest price appreciation over the past year were in the South — particularly in Florida," says Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist. The economist stated that Florida, in particular, had some of the strongest price appreciation.  Yun stated without question the housing market had its best quarter in nearly a decade. "The demand for buying, picked up speed in many metro areas during the summer as more households

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The Jensen Beach Pineapple Festival is in its 28th year history this weekend, November 13 -15, 2015.  The festival is one of the remaining few true street festivals in South Florida and one of the largest!  The weekend of festivities acknowledges the “community’s rich pineapple heritage.”

John Lawrence Jensen, of Denmark, arrived to the area in 1881.  He set up his plantation and began cultivating and farming pineapples. This area became known as the Town of Jensen. By 1894, Henry Flagler’s Florida East Coast Railway, reached the Town of Jensen.  Fresh pineapple shipments were loaded directly onto the freight cars and sent north.   The 19th century Town of Jensen revolved around pineapple farming and was known as the “Pineapple Capital of the

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On Tuesday, Sports Illustrated announced that Jack Nicklaus would be the latest recipient of the prestigious Muhammad Ali Legacy award. The North Palm Beach resident is only the third person to ever be honored with the award, joining Special Olympics founder Eunice Shriver and former NBA player Magic Johnson.   The award recognizes the hall of fame golfer and his wife Barbara for all they have done in the health field, specifically children’s health. The Nicklaus’ created the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation, which provides pediatric care nationwide.   Over the past several years, the foundation has worked with the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, St. Jude Children’s Hospital, and has become the primary…
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For Americans, Veterans Day is an American Holiday celebrated to honor and give our thanks to the past, present and future members of the United States Military and those that served our country in the armed forces.  

Due to their bravery, many businesses are handing out giveaways and freebies that are offered on the house all over the country for Veterans Day 2015, which takes place today, November 11, 2015.
Not only restaurants are participating in the gift of giving to our braves, there are numerous amounts of other handouts such as free haircuts, free gym access, free oil changes and national park admissions, some are for the entire family as well!

As for the restaurant deals, check out the list of Discounts and Freebies and be sure to bring ID

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Rendering photo courtsey of Rachel Thomson.

The premier art show, presenting 20th and 21st century art, returns to South Florida’s ultra-chic, Miami Beach, for the 14th edition of significant works.   Art Basal ranks as the leading North American exhibition of masters of Modern and contemporary art.  Over 267 leading galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa participate with works including paintings, installations, sculptures, photographs and films of the utmost quality will be in the main exhibition hall.  Vast scale artworks, live performances become part of Miami’s outdoor backdrop at nearby Collins Park, near South Beach Historic District and the 2.5-acre audio-visual, one of a kind, SoundScape Park.


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Diner en Blanc is a global mass “chic picnic” event, in a public space, spanning five continents.  It is an elegant “flash mob" gathering of diner guests, dressed formally in all white, participating in the refined elegance of Parisian days by gone. The guest list is limited, refined diners are invited or must have previously signed up; location is top secret and not divulged until the day of the Diner en Blanc (generally, one hour prior to the dining hour).

The concept began in Paris, France in 1988 and the inaugural dinner will be taking place this evening locally. The same Diner en Blanc concept will take place November 10, 2015, in West Palm Beach in Miami for the second time this evening as well.

Frenchman, Francois Pasquier invited a

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Water surrounds South Florida and there is always a fun event happening near or on the water. Coming up on November 14, 2015, is a super fun and free, family event that is located on West Palm Beach Waterfront.

Discover a local treasure at LagoonFest, where it is encouraged to learn about the fascinating local marvels from the Lake Worth Lagoon and to educate all on the importance on protecting this urban estuary.  The Lake Worth Lagoon is the largest estuary located in Palm Beach County and a special place where fresh water meets saltwater. The Lagoon is as long as 20 miles and about a half a mile wide that holds seagrass beds, mangroves, manatees, turtles, wading birds, as well as more than 250 documented types of fish species and numerous

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For the first time ever, the city of Downtown West Palm Beach will be transformed into an outdoor art exhibition called CANVAS Outdoor Museum Show. Your art experience will have no boundaries and no limits at the CANVAS show from November 8th to 22nd. 

More than twenty different locations will be transformed into massive art installations. Feast your eyes on building-sized frescos, intricate murals and jaw dropping works of art. These works will be applied to the sides of condominium towers, hotels, a city-owned garage, and even the Royal Park Bridge that leads to Palm Beach. 

Some of the world-renowned artists to be featured in CANVAS include 2Alas; Bik-Ismo; Cheryl Maeder; David Walker; Eduardo Kobra; Jean-Luc Moerman; Jeremy Penn; José Bedia;

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"Emerging Trends in Real Estate” Is the most highly regarded and widely read forecast reports of trends in the real estate industry. “Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2016”, undertaken jointly by Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) provides an "outlook on real estate investment and development trends, real estate finance and capital markets, property sectors, metropolitan areas, and other real estate issues throughout the United States and Canada."

If the “work” component of “live/work/play” is evolving, so is the “live” element -housing.  Global, as well as domestic homebuyers and investors are casting wider nets as they look at U.S. real estate markets. One such investor, at a large international institution, marveled

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