All Blog Entries by Lorea Thomson

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 Mounts Botanical Gardens invites all kinds of canines and their humans as well to visit the Gardens.  Mounts Botanical Garden, 531 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach, is hosting a “Dogs’ Day in the Garden”. This is a day where the entire family, dogs included, can come and enjoy the picturesque gardens.  Its also a great opportunity to take holiday family photos including the Fido.

Mounts Botanical Garden of Palm Beach County is a cultural attraction open to the public, in collaboration with the Palm Beach County Cooperative Extension Service and the University of Florida. Indulge your senses in beautiful botanical displays and natural habitats for both people and wildlife to enjoy. The Garden is a living museum that connects people with nature;

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Hobe Sound is a charming little community just north of the Palm Beach County line within Martin County. The quaint little town is abundant with beautiful beaches, easy to drive roads and a chilled out friendly vibe. Plan an easy day of fun, relaxed things to do in Hobe Sound within proximity to each other.

Harry and the Natives Restaurant has been around since 1941. It’s an eclectic place which advertises to be “Hobe Sound’s only waterfront restaurant…when it rains”!  It’s so old that it has the 9th alcohol license in the district, and places 1 to 8 are no longer up and running. It’s a definite beloved with the locals.  Funky, fun and fan favorite.  

The Blowing Rocks are a “point of interest” in Hobe Sound. The preserve was named for its rocky

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 If you have been to the beach lately, you've probably seen the incredible amount of seaweed washed up on our coastline. South Florida is currently experiencing substantial amounts of seaweed beaching up on the coastline. Due to this influx of seaweed, Palm Beach County has taken the initiative to protect turtle season and keep locals happy.

On the north end of the county, researchers at Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Juno Beach, are keeping an eye on it, making sure it doesn’t negatively impact nesting sea turtles and their hatchlings. The influx of seaweed is called sargassum and occurs naturally. Blooms that are happening offshore, and getting pushed onto the beaches, it is all based on winds and tides and surf.  When the area experiences storms, it

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South Pointe Park is a 17-acre inner-city park in the astounding city of Miami, located in the vicinity of South Beach, Florida.  The marina recently has had many marine improvements.  The park itself is gorgeous, which has much to do with its prime location on the water and the more than 20 million dollar face lift it underwent not The park itself is gorgeous, which has much to do with its prime location on the water and the more than 20 million dollar face lift it underwent not long ago too long ago. This pier has additional elements for leisure, fishing and special occasions. South Pointe Pier is setting to become a big principal in the flourishing community. 

Pencil in the tree lighting for the Winter Wonderland on Friday, December 13, 2019 at 6

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Enjoy an adult beverage, live music and fresh air at the Sunset Celebration, Sailfish Marina, every Thursday evening.  Thirsty Thursdays are a local’s favorite.  Listen as Jimmy Buffet style music and/or steel drums play on the boardwalk.

Sunset at Sailfish offers a classic South Florida setting of fresh seafood restaurant and yachting marina. Spot lazy pelicans bobbing around in the water hopping to catch a scrap of fish food. The restaurant is on the Intracoastal Waterway, north of the Lake Worth inlet and a bit north of Palm Beach. Come by boat, car and just sit back and watch all the boats cruise by. Choose a formal dining experience or grab a famous “Grouper Dog” or basket of Conch Fritters for a night reminiscent of an evening in Key West.

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The young friends of Friends of Jupiter Beach is back and actively serving the Jupiter community.  On the 3rd Sunday of the month, from 4 - 5:30 PM, local are students gather at Ocean Cay Park for Students from local and neighboring high schools are invited to join the group for a beach cleanup. These students are earning volunteer hours for school as well as helping keep Jupiter beaches clean. 

These budding, philanthropic environmentalists are becoming the next generation of emerging environmental stewards.  The foundation has been laid for them by responsible parents and adults.  They know the importance of preserving Jupiter beaches.  They are acutely aware of the impact the condition of the beach environment has on its’ habitat and marine

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The Town of Palm Beach Gardens Green Market will be honoring all who served this Veteran’s Day with a dedicated green market Sunday, November 11, 2019.  The beautiful fall and winter climate here in South Florida are so agreeable, it summons a visit to the Gardens Green Market, 10500 North Military Trail, PBG, every Sunday 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM. The “Honoring All Who Served” event will be this weekend.

Help us honor the brave men and women who fought and are currently fighting for our country! Veterans will receive complimentary "Greenmarket Bucks" to redeem at any vendor's booth of their choice (must present valid Military I.D. to Greenmarket staff). Veterans Day is a day to honor our military veterans for their service to the country. It is a day

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Florida has beautiful oceans, and waterways. Although there isn’t a fresh spring in Palm Beach County, within a short drive you could be dipping your toes in a natural wonder. Magnificent springs abound the state.  Florida's fresh springs are hidden jewels to visit and explore.

There are more than 700 natural springs sprinkled throughout the state that offer boundless activities in the setting of nature. Florida’s natural and crystal-clear springs are perfect for swimming, scuba diving, tubing and kayak or canoe sightseeing. The springs offer vital life support to the many diverse ecosystems. Springs support a variety of life found in and around a spring.

The Florida Aquifer system acts as an organic underwater formation creator with a great deal of

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Take a wild adventure on exciting slides or chill out on the lazy river ride at the biggest water park in South Florida. Its always pleasant weather in this part of Florida and being outside in the Fall is amazing.  A great tactic to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends is at one of South Florida’s top family waterparks, The Rapids Waterpark is located at 6566 North Military Trail, Riviera Beach.

The Rapids Water Park has been making waves for 40 years!. This giant water playground is the largest water park from Orlando south to the Florida Keys. The Rapids Water Park, South Florida’s largest water park, was awarded the Al Turner Memorial Commitment to Excellence Award at the World Waterpark Association’s 29th Annual Symposium & Trade Show in

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The Town of Jupiter opened a new dog park summer of 2018, Cinquez Park, 2183 West Indiantown Road, Jupiter.   The dog park has been so well received.  It includes an exercise and play area for our furry friends.  The park is an open space located directly north of the intersection on Indiantown Road and Center Street.  

The bark park contains ample lit parking, restroom, sidewalks, gazeboes, a lake, and attractive, large, enclosed green areas for the pups to play.  There is a fenced-in dog run for smaller dogs and a detached, enclosed larger green area for larger breed.  The park is so well thought of, it even has bathing stations, bowls for fresh water, water spickets and poop stations with bags. for Fido.

Since the opening of Cinquez Park,

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