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Situated nine miles north of West Palm Beach, the Village of North Palm Beach is a haven for boating, shopping, and dining. Because the Village is close to the Palm Beach Inlet, as well as to a host of marina facilities, North Palm Beach attracts fishermen and boaters, alike. Boasting 12,500 residents, North Palm Beach offers an elite selection of waterfront and Intracoastal properties.

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In October 2017, Americans purchased homes at the fastest pace in a decade- a 6.2% monthly increase nationally, and a 16% monthly increase in Palm Beach County, according to the Florida Realtors Association.

Why are people buying?

One contributing factor could be the result of the national interest rate on 30-year fixed mortgages continuing to drop. Last week mortgage rates dropped from 3.95% to 3.92% in comparison to 4.03% in 2016 (National Association of Realtors). Historically, lower mortgage rates have helped drive home sales and those looking to refinance the market.

A healthy job market and low national unemployment rate of 4.1% could also be driving people to purchase homes. Palm Beach County currently has a strong economy with areas

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For years, a number of Palm Beach resorts and fine hotels have been taking the top spots on lists from digests like Condé Nast, Travel Magazine, Haute Living and more. Recently Condé Nast Traveler released its “Top Hotels in Florida: Reader’s Choice Award 2017” list and a whopping seven Palm Beach based resorts were on it. 

Readers of the magazine were asked to name their favorite places to get away to in Florida. Some of the top qualities included the amazing beach scenes, of course the resort style pools, the epic year round weather and the ever-bustling food scenes on and around the resorts. 

Here is a list of the Palm Beach resorts and fine hotels that made the cut:

“The Palm Beach hotels voted for the top hotels in Florida were The

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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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The Andrew “Red” Harris Reef Foundation is a Jupiter based foundation dedicated to enhancing the marine environment. Memories of Andrew “Red” Harris are of a promising, vibrant and loving young man. The native Jupiter resident loved his family and friends dearly, as well as fishing and diving in ocean waters. Tragically, Andrew was struck by a boat while saving a friend's life snorkeling June 8, 2014.

The Andrew "Red" Harris Foundation hopes to assist protecting the wellbeing and vitality of our local ocean waters by building artificial reefs. The artificial reefs are donated to the Palm Beach County Artificial Reef Program. The Army Corps of Engineers have already issued the permits for placement sites in the ocean off Jupiter’s coastline.

The

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Taste the tropics!  Partake and enjoy the Downtown West Palm Beach culinary excursion that wants you to get off the beaten path and discover delightful tastings from some of the best locally owned cafés. Learn all about coconuts, tamarinds and key limes, sample Key Lime Tart with invigorating coconut water and Tamarind juice. Open a coconut and learn about our local tropical fruits.

The best local downtown restaurants and their chefs offer flavorful dishes that have been highlighted on the Food Network.  Enjoy a thirst-quenching Mojito at a chic tapas bar or taste an award-winning pizza, and you just might bump into a notable personality. Check out the stimulating street art, sashay down a tropical square.  Savor fresh avocado salsa or mango

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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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The Village of Tequesta and the Town of Jupiter are snuggled between Palm Beach Gardens and Stuart.  The village and township areas provide an opportunity to enjoy the outdoors.   Tequesta, as well as Jupiter, have a vail of secrecy surrounding the Loxahatchee River and Intracoastal Waterway.  Not many folks are aware of the how the river winds in and out of Jupiter and Tequesta.  It affords quiet life and incomparable water vistas for the homeowners, thusly, paddle boarding, kayaking, water sports, boating, etc. are plentiful.

Tequesta Homes, border up to the Town of Jupiter, which is to the North.  Mutually sunny, the beachside towns offer many championship golf courses, private country club living, miles of unspoiled, white sugar sand beaches

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September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness month, and to help bring awareness to ovarian cancer.  This year will be the 6th Annual H.O.W. Teal & Tango in Palm Beach County. Ovarian cancer is an insidious disease. Nicknamed the “Whisper Killer” because the symptoms are so subtle that the disease usually goes undetected until it is often too late for successful treatment.

In the Palm Beaches we are Hearing the Ovarian Cancer Whisper raises money to support basic or translational research in ovarian cancer through the Jacquie Liggett Research Fellowship. Women with ovarian cancer experiencing financial need are helped through the Jacquie Liggett Angel Fund.  

H.O.W. is dedicated to promoting awareness and recent advances in ovarian cancer by

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A bunch of superfoods claim to have a myriad of health benefits. The nutrition industry is hopeful it will begin to alter many Americans’ eating patterns. What is a superfood? There is not any single official definition of the term. Superfoods are whole foods, formed by Mother Earth and inherently intended to provide superb nutrition. Superfoods are fruits and vegetables; however, some people consider salmon to be a superfood. Most foods that are labeled as superfoods have a combination of the following characteristics:

  • Low calories
  • High fiber
  • High proportion of omega-3 fatty acids
  • High in phytochemicals
  • High in vitamins and minerals

A relatively new superfoods restaurant is The Bolay, located at 3333 Northlake Boulevard, Palm

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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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