1. Home
  2. Blog
  3. Port St. Lucie

Port St. Lucie

There are currently 372 blog entries related to this category.

 

 

The gorgeous Hutchinson Shores Resort & Spa is new, 4-story luxury retreat right on the beach. It has 178 guest rooms, 2 ballrooms, a restaurant, fitness center, 9,000 square feet of event space, a spa, and much more. 

All rooms have large private balconies, marble bathrooms, and 52-inch flat screens. Pick an oceanfront room and watch the sunrise or a riverside room and watch the sunset. 

Their restaurant, the Drift Kitchen & Bar is an American bistro serving fresh local seafood, housemade pasta, and wood fired pizza, seating up to 200 guests for lunch and dinner. 

There are 3 bars at the resort, including 2 poolside ones. The Dune Oceanfront Bar and Reflections Bar are on the pool deck overlooking the beautiful waters of Jensen Beach.

133 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Skip I-95 traffic and take a plane ride overlooking the gorgeous Florida coast instead. Fly the Whale, a small commercial airline featuring small plane charter flights, is opening up a new service taking customers from Fort Pierce to Tallahassee and soon to the Bahamas. 

Starting January 8th, Fly the Whale will debut flights from the Treasure Coast International Airport on St. Lucie Boulevard. Flights will depart on Mondays at 8 a.m. and return at 4 p.m. On Thursdays flights leave at 3 p.m. and return at 5:30 p.m. The trip from Fort Pierce to Tallahassee will take 1 hour and 42 minutes... as opposed to about 5 and a half hours driving the interstate. If you live in Jupiter, it is over 6 hours to get to Tallahassee, if you wanted to watch the

78 Views, 0 Comments.

The Elliott Museum in Stuart will be presenting a new exhibit called "Art of the Bahamas." The showcase is a collaboration between the Elliott Museum and the National Art Gallery of the Bahamas (NAGB). 

More than 40 paintings will be on display from the NAGB and local artists. The exhibit celebrates the creative spirit of the Bahamas and the diverse visions the beautiful islands have inspired.

The Art of the Bahamas goes on display December 15 and will be in the museum through February. Viewing times are from 5:30- 7:30 p.m. 

The Elliott Museum has a number of permanent displays including a Baseball Hall, Treasure Coast History, Maritime History, Founder Sterling Elliott History, and the infamous Wheels of Change. The Wheels of Change exhibit

93 Views, 0 Comments.

 

The 3rd annual Martin County Winterfest is back again! A favorite new tradition for locals is to enjoy a day full of family games and fun at the beautiful Indian Riverside Park in Jensen Beach followed by a Christmas movie on the lawn.

The event includes arts and crafts, family relay races and other games, bounce houses, dance performances, photos with Santa, real snow, and much more! Food and craft vendors will be set up as well as food trucks. Winterfest is a great time at Indian Riverside Park, a 63-acre park along the Indian River Lagoon. It has great amenities like a mile-long walking path and mangrove boardwalk, a 780-foot fishing pier, an interactive fountain, a beach, 4 picnic pavilions with tables and grills, flower gardens and open

494 Views, 0 Comments.


 

A great way to celebrate the spirit of the holidays and the beauty of Florida, the Oceanographic Society of Stuart will be creating a Winter Wonderland at the Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center. Located in between the Indian River Lagoon and Atlantic Ocean, the 57-acre nature center and lawn will be transformed into a beautiful wonderland with hundreds of thousands of lights. 

Strung lights, Christmas trees, decorations all over... imagine walking into a Christmas Town lit up with fish tanks too! The center has an exhibit hall with aquariums of local marine life, a 10,000-gallon Rays of the Reef tank and an interactive touch tank where you can touch sting rays and other invertebrates. There's a 750,000-gallon Game Fish Lagoon featuring local

163 Views, 0 Comments.

  The city of Stuart is a unique place on the southeast Florida coast. Its mix of historic and new downtown area, integration of many waterways, and beautiful homes and natural scenery make it a hidden gem in the luxury real estate world. One of the best things about Stuart is that there are always things to do and new places to try. Below is a list of 10 local waterfront dining spots that all have indoor and outdoor seating. If you're thinking about coming to the area, stop at one of these restaurants for a taste of what it's like to live here.    1. Sailor's Return Right under the Roosevelt bridge, this casual elegant restaurant fits its name. Located next to a yacht sales marina, enjoy views of beautiful boats from mega tri-decks to sleek…
5,722 Views, 0 Comments.

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

243 Views, 0 Comments.

 

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

304 Views, 0 Comments.

 

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

217 Views, 0 Comments.

 

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.

186 Views, 0 Comments.