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There are ways to expedite the sale of your Palm Beach County home, without sacrificing profit.  Real estate markets vary drastically depending on where you live.  If you are considering selling your home, it may be a good time. However, before you call the Realtor and put the “for sale” sign  in the yard follow consider the following 5 tips to help you sell as quickly as possible and for the best price: Click here for more ideqs.

 1. Spruce up your curb appeal. Prospective buyer’s critic a home before entering it.  Remember what Mom always said about first impressions. Plant fresh flowers, spruce up the lawn, put out a welcome mat. Get them in the front door.

 2.  Depersonalize.  Few things deter buyers more than a cluttered home. They need to

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Interior color trends for your Southeast Florida home are always changing like the tide. Green is the 2017’s color of the year, the hue of the moment. Green is environments neutral. The further people becomes inundated in modern life, the greater their yearning to dip into the beauty of the environment.  It is apparent in architecture, lifestyle and design selections worldwide.  Green is reminiscent of blossoming plant life and the natural beauty of the outdoors. The color green hints - take a deep breath and reinvigorate.

Research tells us that there are colors to avoid. Some colors can be considered as irritants and can even cause headaches, mood or jumble up your vision.   According to color research, the worst offending color is yellow. “More

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Arts Garage, 94 NE 2nd Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33444, is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization.  It is a renowned multi-media arts venue situated in downtown Delray Beach. Delray is known as a cultural hub for the arts.  Arts Garage proudly presents Grammy award-winning musicians, upcoming artists and musicians, as well as arts education and outreach programs.  Browse through the spacious visual art gallery, which displays emerging local talent. 

Arts Garage has something for everyone!  In the past year, they have hosted Parisian musicians, a Haitian orchestra, an Argentinian folk singer, and other worldwide artists. This year they will be highlighting internationally celebrated performers that have had an

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There are a number of family fun parks in Palm Beach County. Some of the family-friendly activities are envisioned to get everyone active and moving, from the youngest to the oldest in the family.  Health and Wellness partners, along with Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation, present these events to give the community a chance to get vital information about health and wellness, together with free health screenings. Many free resources for residents are available from various partners around the community.

American Homes Park, 9779 Liberty Road, sits lakeside in Boca Raton and is a very enjoyable community park for families. American Homes Park comprises of picnic benches, exercise stations, as well as a playground with areas for younger and

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Jupiter residents have been noticing the latest, state-of-the-art food truck around.  Guanabanas Island Restaurant and Bar is now on four wheels.  Cruising around the northern end of Palm Beach County, the Guanabanas mobile kitchen is offered for festivals and events in Palm Beach County. 

In the United States, the Texas chuck wagon is a pioneer to the modern day food truck. In 1866, a Texas cattle rancher tailored a sturdy old United States Army wagon with interior shelves and drawers.  It was stocked with kitchenware, medical supplies, water, dried beans, coffee, cornmeal, bacon, salted pork, beef, and other easy foods, which were easy to preserve.

A food truck is a large truck equipped to

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Mounts Botanical Gardens of Palm Beach County, 531 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33415 is the oldest and largest civic botanical garden in the Palm Beaches. The beginning of the Garden traces back to the University of Florida’s Cooperative Extension Service, “providing free and low-cost agricultural education to the broad local community”.

The Garden exhibitions assess materials that are environmentally suitable for home, commercial, and public landscapes while providing opportunities for people of all ages to learn the art, science, and joy of gardening. The Garden is full of orchids. Orchids are known for their ease of care and beauty, Phalaenopsis orchids throughout the seasons; add exactly the right touch of style to any decor or

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John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park was the first underwater park in the United States and the primary attractions of the park are the coral reefs and their associated marine life such as seagrass beds and mangrove swamps. It is a Florida State Park located on Key Largo in Florida and includes approximately 70 nautical square miles of adjacent Atlantic Ocean waters. The park was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. The park has had more than a million visitors, making it the most popular park in the Florida State Parks system. Many enjoy the view of the reef from a glass-bottom boat tour but visitors can also get a look by scuba diving or snorkeling. Canoeing and kayaking through the park's waters are popular activities; fishing

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Years ago, the State of Florida created a short sportsman season to allow recreational divers to catch lobsters before the commercial lobster season begins. Lobster mini season is a highly anticipated event every year. When the official mini season kicks off, the coastal areas of Florida are flooded with lobster hunters trying to get their share of the bounty. The mini season is always the last consecutive Wednesday and Thursday in July. This year the mini season falls on July 26th and 27th. It begins at 12:01 am on Wednesday and ends at 12:00 midnight on Thursday. The regular 8 month lobster season is August 6 through March 31.There are several very important things to keep in mind before you go bug hunting. You will need to purchase a Recreational…
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The arts and culture scene in Palm Beach County is as sophisticated as any one might find in a large metropolitan area. This area offers museums, theater, opera and other performing arts. Families with children will find local a science museum and planetarium, zoo, sporting events, parks and playgrounds and more providing tons of family fun. Grown-ups have their own playground to enjoy with numerous golf courses, tennis, boating and spectacular natural beauty to discover.

The Cultural Council of the Palm Beaches is a body art advocacy suggesting things to do in any of the 39 cities and towns like Palm Beach and Jupiter. In Addition to the 47 miles of beaches in Palm Beach County, appreciate the cultural scene hitting high notes at the Kravis

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The history of the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens is a romantic one.  A wealthy industrialist, Ralph Norton, and head of the Acme Steel Company in Chicago, retired in 1939. He and his wife had acquired quite an art collection over the years.  They decided to move to West Palm Beach, Florida.

Upon moving to South Florida, the Norton’s decided to share their art collection with the community. The Norton Gallery and School of Art was built on their property. The location of gallery and school was linked to the early pioneers. Today that location is known as Pioneer Park, named for the early Lake Worth pioneers that gathered there on occasion.

Mr. Norton contracted to re-design their home and later had a special building designed to house the

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