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Valentine's Day is a perfect time for a intimate dinner out. Why not try something out of the ordinary? Impress your sweet valentine with a romantic dinner for two. Several unique Palm Beach County restaurants are offering sweetheart dining experiences at some our local hidden treasures.

Tanzy Restaurant: iPic at Mizner Park, 301 Plaza Real, Boca Raton; 561-922-6699
Couples can feast in the “Ultimate Aphrodisiac Dining Experience,” which features a six-course prix fixe dinner by chef Sherry Yard. Highlights include dishes like “First Course ‘Kiss’,” “Feed Me a Fete,” “Seduction,” “Invigoration,” and more. $75 per person. Hours are 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. today, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday, and 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

City Oyster & Sushi Bar: 13 E.

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Valentine's Day is a time of velvet hearts, chocolate sweets, romantic dinners, and love. It's not clear who the original Valentine was — there were several — but a saint's day with that name was established on the Roman Catholic liturgical calendar as early 1,500 years ago. There are indications that Valentine's Day may have originally been adopted in part to replace of the ancient pagan fertility festival of Lupercalia, which fell on February 13 to 15. By the time of Chaucer in the Middle Ages, the Valentine's Day had become associated with romantic love.

Many couples dream to go to Paris on their honeymoon or on Valentine's Day because the city is so well-known for its romantic walks along the Seine River, sidewalk cafe dining and the sparkling

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The French Canadian singer, Celine Dion, has extended her Las Vegas residency.  This will extend her contract to perform 70 shows a year at The Colosseum in Caesars Palace through 2019.

The superstar’s 22,775 square-feet, Bahamian style oceanfront home has been on the market since August of 2013.  The estate is situated on 6 acres of prime Jupiter Island real estate.  The home features 13 bedrooms and 14 bathrooms and 6 half baths.  Initially the property was listed for $72.5 million in 2013.  A year later, the residence was reduced to $62.5 million and more recently, it was reduced to $45.5 million.  Further reduction has brought the listing price down to $38,500,000.00.

The South Florida home (see here) boasts one of the longest beachfront

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Harbourside Place is a “premier downtown destination for shopping, dining, luxury hotel accommodations, entertainment and boating.” Harbourside is located at 200 North U.S. Highway One, Jupiter, Florida. Nestled along Jupiter’s Intracoastal Waterway, Harbourside Place expresses an informal, laid back vibe.

Take a stroll along the Jupiter Riverwalk and have a rest at the Harbourside Place Amphitheater. See why it’s the favorite place of many who visit. Harbourside is complete with delectable restaurants, specialty stores and the Wyndham Grand Jupiter Hotel. A focal point is the center’s waterfront amphitheater. The Amphitheater is the centerpiece for entertainment at Harbourside Place, boasting a canopied stage, interactive fountains, lawn seating

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Taking place every Sunday in Jupiter is the Green and Artisan Market. An amazing farmers market brimming with homemade goods, artisan products, hand picked, locally grown fruits and vegetables, delicious dishes and incredible flowers. 

The Juptier Green and Artisan Market is known for its unique location and unique assortment of food and products. It takes place under the Indiantown Road Bridge and winds its way near Harbouside Place. Overlooking the water and with live music flowing through the air, the green market is a great destination for a relaxed Sunday afternoon with family or friends. 

“Visit the Jupiter Green Market for a unique line up of vendors displaying a wide assortment of produce, specialty foods, baked goods, women's accessories, home,

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Change up your Friday night routine this weekend with a “Movie in the Park” in Boynton! Every first Friday of the month at the Ocean Avenue Amphitheater there will be a movie screening with a different top rated film open to the public. All you have to do is bring your blankets and picnic chairs and family or friends to relax with a movie beneath the stars. 

The event is free for everyone and you are welcomed to bring your own food and drink, but food, snacks and beverages will be available for sale as well. “The Boynton Beach CRA will also hold a free drawing with prizes consisting of gift certificates to some of the local restaurants and businesses.” 

Movie Night in the Park tends to fill up fast so be sure to arrive early to get a parking spot

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That’s right, Tequesta Fest! If you are a local of Palm Beach County you have heard of the small village at the very northern end called Tequesta. It is a quaint village featuring beautiful homes, a safe and family oriented atmosphere, delicious local eateries, gourmet coffee roasters and one of a kind boutiques all bordered by the warm waters of the Loxahatchee River and Atlantic Ocean. 

For those who live in Tequesta or just love Tequesta, you must come out to this year’s Tequesta Fest! There will be thrill rides, super slides, mini roller coasters, a train, spin rides and games galore. Think of Tequesta Fest as a county fair but packed into a village sized package. Kids and adults alike will love playing the carnival games and rides where you can

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OBEO Society will be hosting Boots, Brews and BBQ (“BBB”) at the Lucky Old Sun Ranch in Jupiter Farms. After working closely with the Veterans Administration of Palm Beach County, OBEO Society was able to identify three local veteran families who are struggling in various ways. OBEO Society, their partners and sponsors hope to raise funds to help cover costs and expenses for these heroes in their time of need. BBB is an 8-hour event designed to indulge the senses and celebrate our local veterans. Guests will enjoy food prepared by some of Palm Beach County’s best chefs including Culinary Chairman Tim Lipman, open-bar with talented mixologists, craft beer from local brewers, Fran Andrewlevich and Matt Webster, live art, and numerous outdoor games and

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The Taurids meteor shower will be falling over south Florida this week. The Taurids shower is not necessarily known for being the most explosive meteor shower in the cosmos but what it is known for is a astronomical phenomena, fireballs.  

The Taurids shower will create tons of vivid, long lasting, ultra bright meteors called “fireballs.”  Fireballs are often more bright than the planet Venus, which is the brightest planet in our solar system. “The Taurids are actually broken into two streams, the North Taurids and South Taurids, but are collectively known as the Taurid Complex. All Taurids are debris from the comet Encke, which is named after German astronomer Johan Franz Encke, who discovered it in 1786.”

The Taurids meteor shower will be most

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Southeast Florida hosts the 7th Annual Coral Gables Food, Wine and Spirits Festival on Saturday and Sunday, November 11 – 12, 2016.  The flavorful festival is located just west of Alhambra Circle and Ponce de Leon toward Lejeune in Coral Gables.  Look for the colossal tents and many people.

The festival features a “wines of the world pavilion”.  The wine area will offer samplings of over 200 international reds, whites and rose’s.  After sampling some wine, head over to the “culinary pavilion” which will be offering tasters of the remarkable food from South Florida’s best restaurants. After sampling tasty morsels from area restauranteurs take a breather and stop by the “seminar stage”.  Here at the

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