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The City of Lake Worth is calling for local designers, architects and dreamers to come up with a vision for their Cultural Arts District. All submissions will be showcased at a formal gallery opening, on display for residents, entrepreneurs, property owners and investors. The deadline is November 2nd, and first place takes home $1,500 with runners up bringing home some bank too. 

"As part of an aggressive initiative to encourage investment in the city and to stimulate a vibrant, sustainable future, the City recently adopted changes to its Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Regulations. Now, we are inviting the design community to look at the city with fresh eyes and to envision what its future might hold," says the Envision Lake Worth website.

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According to U.S. News, Florida residents can breathe easy knowing they live in the state with the best natural environment in the nation, placing number one overall for drinking water quality, urban air quality, and low pollution health risk.

The World Health Organization states that air pollution is a major environmental health risk, and by living in areas with high air quality, people can reduce the burden of disease from stroke, heart disease, lung cancer, chronic and acute respiratory diseases, and even dementia.

While the sunshine state may be best known for gorgeous beaches, oranges, and Hawaiian-shirted retirees, Florida also leads the country with lowest air and water pollutants. With the sea breeze sweeping over mostly flat terrain in

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If you like food, you'll love Palm Beach County's "Food Truck Invasions." From Classic Southern to Coastal Italian to Asian Fusion, foodies will thoroughly enjoy the unique gourmet dishes from trucks coming as far as Miami. This street food party doesn't cost anything to attend- all you pay for is your food and drinks so make sure to come hungry as there's LOTS to choose from. Here's where the trucks will be next:

Sunset Cove Amphitheatre in Boca Raton: 5 p.m. on Sept. 19th, Oct. 3rd & 17th, Nov. 7th & 21st. 

Lake Clarke Shores Town Hall Park (Between West Palm Beach and Lake Worth): 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 21st, Oct. 19th, Nov. 16th, Dec. 21st. 

Wellington Amphitheatre: 5 p.m. on Sept. 27th, Oct. 11th & 25th, Nov. 8th & 22nd & 29th, Dec. 13th &

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Are you a PalmMom? If so, there's a convention just for you!

On Saturday, September 15th, the Palm Beaches convention for moms, by moms, is here to provide professional advice and support to parents overwhelmed by everyday life. 

The PalmMom Convention will host family fun activities, and showcase local experts, entrepreneurs, and passionate educators to collaborate with parents. Parents are encouraged to bring the whole family for a great day of fun, learning, and community connection.

This day long event is happening on September 15th, 2018 from 9am - 1pm at Mandel Jewish Community Center in Palm Beach Gardens, and includes on-going 30 minute workshops from professionals in related parenting fields, children’s activities, product displays,

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Bluewater Babes Fish For a Cure is an all-female fishing tournament that has had Floridians anticipating the festive mix of fishing, boat decorating, and creative costumes all year round. Not only has it been labeled the most fun tournament you’ll ever fish, but Bluewater Babes uses funds raised to provide direct support to local breast and ovarian cancer patients in financial need with its “Out of the Blue” financial assistance fund.

Since it has grown throughout the years, now sportfishing yachts and center consoles from all over the world flock to Palm Beach Inlet for an event they just can’t miss. Marking the 10th anniversary, Bluewater Babes is planning to kick it up a notch for their loyal and very generous supporters.

“The tenth year is a

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Every 43 seconds, someone in the U.S. dies from heart disease, stroke, or another cardiovascular disease. Every 43 seconds, someone misses out on the chance to spend another precious minute with the people they love. Every 43 seconds, a family mourns at the loss of a loved one who is now gone forever. The American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association are working diligently to decrease the chance of YOU losing someone you love.

In the United States, heart disease is the #1 cause of death, while stroke is the #4 cause. This includes both men and women, young and old, no matter your ethnicity. These are scary numbers, but I have great news! Not only is death from heart disease 80% preventable, but there’s a big way you can help

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Discover a surprising Turkish delight in a West Palm Beach. The Mediterranean bistro known as Locanta Local Eatery is located at 864 North Military Trail.  The healthy and satisfying eating spot in West Palm Beach is a kitchen is in the hands of Chef Alper Songul.  Healthy Chef Songul was formerly of Agora Mediterranean Kitchen in Northwood. 

The Mediterranean Diet emphasizes heart healthy foods like nuts, fish, and olive oil, and limits intake of red meat, butter, and added sugar.  This concept is similarly in line with Turkish fare, and together these similar mindsets fuse together seamlessly for a wonderfully healthy café.

The restaurant’s kitchen is cooking up some yummy Meditterranean and Turkish-leaning fare, and the daily blackboard has

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A lively little speakeasy on the Singer Island has quite a backstory. As the legend goes, McCoy was a moonshiner here in South Florida during the times of Prohibition.  He had a hidden speakeasy and a reputation for the best moonshine. People from all walks of life came to indulge in his spirits. To hide from authorities, McCoy had livestock and goats on his land.  The only problem was that the goats would knock over the stills and drink the moonshine.  Guests of the speakeasy loved to watch the drunken goats and relish the evening.

Two Drunken Goats Beach Cantina,  2509 Ocean Avenue, Singer Island, is located in the outdoor Ocean Mall on the municipal beach in Riviera Beach a/k/a Singer Island.  It is a lively place to grab breakfast, lunch,

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It would be idyllic to boat, bike, drive or walk to a South Florida restaurant with great food, signature drinks, friendly waitstaff and unforgettable views?  Look no further for the perfect waterfront watering hole with delicious cuisine in Delray, try Deck 84, just adjacent to the Atlantic Avenue Bridge, on the Intracoastal Waterway.

Deck 84, 840 East Atlantic Avenue, is that relaxing waterfront restaurant with resort style indoor and outdoor dining with tropical landscaping.  Deck 84 has a casual, happy vibe with impeccable views of the water, hosting live music, as well as casual and epicurean favorites. The owners have mastered direct Intracoastal Waterway alfresco dining with dock access and impeccable views of the water.

Deck 84 is

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Within the city limits of northern Palm Beach County is a treasure known as Frenchman’s Forest Natural Area.  The natural area protects “slash pine flatwoods, live oak hammock, cypress swamp, hydric hammock and tidal swamp and mangrove habitat”. The natural preserve is located at 12201 Prosperity Farms Road, right off Prosperity Farms Road, not to far from the Garden’s Mall in Palm Beach Gardens.  Follow the winding drive to a small parking area and prepare to step backward in time to the old Florida of the first settlers in South Florida.

Frenchman’s Forest Natural Area consists of 4 trails. Each of the different trails are described on the information board and it describes which type of wildlife you may expect to see on your hike. If you prefer

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