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Enjoy fresh, local seafood just steps from the ocean. In Palm Beach, there is only one true outdoor restaurant at the ocean’s edge. Atlantic Bar and Grill, located in the Four Seasons Resort, 2800 South Ocean Boulevard, Palm Beach serves lunch and dinner daily.

The Executive Chef, Tory Martindale, feels food should be fun and whimsical.  He is quoted as saying, “I love to create dishes by mixing different cultural pinpoints of flavor and style. A chef’s mind is a giant library of flavors, combinations, techniques and plating concepts. Whenever I build a dish, it’s like flipping through a massive directory and finding the nuances that may connect one item to another and then synergizing it all into what you are creating at the moment.”

Choose

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Palm Beach County's most unique breweries have teamed up with the Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society, 1301 Summit Boulevard, West Palm Beach, in an effort to bring awareness to endangered animals. Sample South Florida's amazing beer from at least 25 local breweries.  On April 07, 2018, Brew at the Zoo 2018, between 5:30PM - 9:00PM, you will have the opportunity to tour the zoo and taste the beers these local area craftsmen have created.

Endangered species are those considered to be at risk of extinction, denotating that there are so few left of their kind that they could disappear from the planet altogether. The Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society understands endangered species are threatened by factors such as habitat loss, hunting,

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Satisfy your sweet tooth one bite at a time.  It's common to crave sugar, and both men and women get sugar cravings for the same reasons. Sugar cravings stem from both physical and psychological causes. Did you know when you eat sugar your brain absorbs more of the amino acid tryptophan from your blood? Your brain uses tryptophan to manufacture serotonin, the neurotransmitter responsible for feelings of comfort and elevated mood. The effect on your mood is the same whether you eat fruit or refined sugar, however, consuming refined sugar can lead to wide swings in blood sugar levels, insulin resistance and nutritional deficiencies.  We all know that treats made with refined sugar don't contain the same healthy nutrients found in fruits.

However,

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Get ready to try some of the best gourmet food on wheels and enjoy live music in the park.  Food Truck Invasion is heading toward Downtown Lake Worth.  Check out the family friendly event happening the 2nd Mondays every month at the Cultural Plaza, 12165 Forest Hill Blvd, West Palm Beach.

Food trucks have evolved beyond the basic hot dog, hamburger or taco street food. The gourmet, catering restaurant on wheels of today include a broad range of culinary delights craved at outdoor, catered events.  Regardless of the setting, people are opting for healthier meal options. The idea that special events make it acceptable to overindulge without consequences is passé. The food trucks options help combine the elements of fun and convenience while serving

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TrawlerFest 2018 is more than a boat show passing through Stuart this weekend ending Sunday, March 11, 2018. It features a collection of “new and pre-owned cruising powerboats, the latest in marine gear and services, and first-class education & demonstrations”.

What’s a trawler you ask?  Recreational trawlers are pleasure boats which can endure long sea adventures.  It’s a boat with a noble cruising history - seaworthy, extremely safe and comfortable. They are also referred to as trawler yachts or cruisers. 

TrawlerFest 2018 is an experience you simply won't want to miss!  The trawling festival offers vendors and educators the opportunity to join the trawling community.  The atmosphere is relaxed and comfortable. Learn handy maintenance tips

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When in South Florida and looking for something slightly different to do on a Thursday evening, head on over to the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach. The Norton Museum is hosting Art After Dark every Thursday evening between 5:00pm and 9:00pm.

With the Norton being open in the evening on Thursday nights, you may visit the galleries, appreciate the exhibits, art workshops, lectures and more.  The evenings have a lively “happy hour” vibe through culture and entertainment.

The museum has a mix of contemporary art and art throughout the ages. It features over 7,000 works, with a concentration in American, European, and Chinese art as well as in contemporary art, photography and sculpture gardens.   

The museum will highlight Jean-Michel

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The Village of Wellington is now known for being equestrian.  With its equestrian population and 57 miles of trails, it has exceptional facilities for riding and polo events. The village has earned the nickname of “The Winter Equestrian Capital of World”, drawing crowds to the largest horse show in the world from late January to mid-March at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. The charming town also has many parks, sports fields, recreation center, up-to-date public library and "The Wellington Green" mall.  

Did you know that Wellington, was originally the world's largest strawberry patch?  The massive strawberry patch was on land called the Flying Cow Ranch.  "Flying" because the founder

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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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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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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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