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Nestled between Jupiter and Stuart, the city of Hobe Sound offers a wide array of beautiful beaches, parks, and championship-caliber golf courses. Lovely views along the Indian River, Loxahatchee River, and St. Lucie River provide a beautiful sparkling backdrop to many residential communities. Marine life, such as dolphins and manatees, are commonplace, with the area embracing wildlife at Jonathan Dickinson State Park, spanning 11,000 acres and housing over 140 species of birds.

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The Florida home of the Scripps Research Institute is located at 130 Scripps Way, Jupiter on the campus of South Florida's Florida Atlantic University Honors College. The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) is one of the world's largest, private, non-profit research organization It is a non-profit biomedical research and education facility.   The main institute is headquartered in San Diego, California.  The Scripps Institute in home to over 3,000 scientists, technicians, graduate students and administrative staff and other staff making it one of the largest non-profit biomedical research institutes in the world.

Scripps Florida focus on basic biomedical research and drug discovery. Researchers using the latest cutting-edge technologies, focus on

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Loblolly Pines Golf Club                                                                     Image Courtesy: Loblolly Pines Golf Club Social Media

The prestigious digest for those who want all things elite, business and travel related, Business Insider, has composed a list of the “18 Most Exclusive Golf Clubs” in the United States. The list is nothing short of mind blowing as you scroll through the images of the these elite country clubs that are so private, so luxurious and so desirable, the biggest celebs and world’s wealthiest may not even get in. 

On this list by Business Insider, you will see courses you predicted were on there like Pebble Beach and Augusta, but also on this list are 2 Florida clubs that may just shock your system. 

Ranked 3rd on the list of “18 Most

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A summary of July 2017 existing home sales in South Florida  indicates sales data showing that housing market activity this July fell from last month, but improved from last year. 

Sales of homes on the market slipped to their lowest level of the year in July 2017. As the conversant undercurrents of "lean supply and enthusiastic demand lingers. It continues to strain the housing market, although it reached 5.44 million,” according to Association of Realtors  The Association of Realtors also noted “that it was down 1.3% from a downwardly-revised June pace. While July’s pace was 2.1% higher than a year ago, it was the lowest since last August”. 

NAR Chief Economist, Lawrence Yun stated in July, that “homes are selling fast, strong demand meant

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Did you know that a group of British aviators landed their planes in Jupiter? They were allies with the United States and practiced water landings and takeoffs on Jupiter’s waterways the winter of 1916-1917.  The 3 small, single engine bi-winged seaplanes were obvious Allied Planes of World War I. They were painted with traditional motifs used at the time: wide vertical red, white and blue stripes on the rudder and circular targets on the wings. 

They were men were lodged at the local, Jupiter hotel, The Carlin House. Carlin White met his wife in the Town of Jupiter, they eloped in 1905 and in 1907 had a baby boy they named him Carlin. He was born in the Carlin House. It is not accurately identified when the Carlin family decided to convert the

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Image courtesy of Guanabana's Island Restaurant

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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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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President Donald J. Trump proclaimed June 2017 as National Homeownership Month. The President stated, During National Homeownership Month, “We recognize the many benefits of homeownership to our families, our communities, and our Nation.  For generations of Americans, owning a home has been an essential element in achieving the American Dream.  Homeownership is often the foundation of security and prosperity for families and communities and an enduring symbol of American freedom.  This month, we recommit to ensuring that hard-working Americans enjoy a fair chance at becoming homeowners.”

It is a time to encourage the American Dream of owning a home.  Homeownership is an unsurpassed investment an individual can make to build their personal wealth.

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A jumbled, jam-packed closet will stress you out every time you get dressed.  It’s important to constantly manage your closet so that you only keep the things you love.  Instead of having a ton of things you don’t like or won’t wear.  Having less in your closet means having more, because when you only have good-quality pieces that you know how to put together you will always have something to wear. Decluttering can be daunting.

If you are trying to sell your house, an organized closet, not one overstuffed with junk, is important. If you have a home in Jupiter may be time to bring out caftans and beach cover-ups and store the wintry weather clothing days.  Although if you live in Palm Beach County you know we only get a handful of sweater days

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Have you ever been up close and personal with a long legged pink bird?  If not, the opportunity exists at the Palm Beach Zoo.  The impressive Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society,1301 Summit Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33405 has made the opportunity to feed flamingos a reality!

Each afternoon the 'Flamingo Experience' at the Palm Beach Zoo offers clientele an intimate encounter for just $35 a person.  A maximum of eight guests are escorted into a sequestered feeding area where the Chilean Flamingos come out to meet their fans. Touching the elegant birds is not encouraged, but the flamingos can touch you with their nares. Obviously, they don't have hands so they check out the everything with their mouths.

The flamingo snack/meal is on the menu

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Jupiter Island mansion sold for a drastically reduced price after nearly four years on the market.  International icon, Céline Dion, has finally found the perfect buyer for her multimillion-dollar home.  After trying to sell her Florida estate for $72.5 million for years it will now finally close for $38.5 million.

Dion and her husband, René Angélil, built the stunning oceanfront mansion in 2010.  Sadly, Angélil, died of cancer last year.

A Canadian real estate broker helped sell the property, along with a real estate broker in Florida. The identify the new owner has not been disclosed but said the American buyer wanted the property as a vacation home. The $38.5 million transaction finalized last week.

For more information on other homes

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