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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum has planned the 2nd Annual Maritime Festival “Sea Fest for Kid in Jupiter.  This Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Plenty of oceanic themed fun, adventures and land based activities and demonstrations. 

Enjoy a family day on the “waterfront with sea-inspired education & adventures for kids to celebrate the Jupiter’s areas coastal heritage and history. Meet a real Mermaid and a Pirate or two on their Pirate ship. An unforgettable day filled with history and maritime demonstrations, music, arts & crafts, food and a treasure of activities awaits your family.”

The daytime festival for families will feature energetic characters from Jupiter’s past, including Lighthouse Keepers, pioneers

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Florida conjures up images of luxurious palatial homes, palm trees swaying in warm breezes, sparkling swimming pools, expansive stretches of sandy beaches, and seas of boats moored in harbors. It’s where luxury living has been elevated to its limits.  Thinking of moving to South Florida in 2017, consider the hot forecast for real estate in 2017.

Expect a hot year for home sales in 2017, per recent forecasts from the National Association of Realtors, the Mortgage Bankers’ Association, Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae and more.

NAR is predicting “existing-home sales to reach 6 million in 2017, higher than its 5.8 million forecast for this year. But other entities are even more bullish. MBA is predicting home sales to eclipse 6.5 million next year,

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The Town of Jupiter is home to one of the few remaining dog friendly beaches in the State of Florida.  Jupiter is located north of Palm Beach and just south of Stuart, Florida.  Having “man’s best friend” allowed on the 2 and ½ mile stretch of beach is a privilege.  Well behaved dogs and their conscientious owners are always welcome on the beach.

Certain rules apply when you bring Fido to the beach.

  • While off-leash, let dogs run in uncrowded areas, giving no one reason to complain.
  • Don’t let dogs invade the space of or bathroom near other people or dogs uninvited.
  • Clean up after dogs with FJB dog bags, provided at every beach crossover, or bring your own bags.
  • Don’t bury poop or throw it in the dunes or water.  ‘Go’ at home before
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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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There is a burst of new restaurants popping onto the scene in Northern Palm Beach County this year. Stunning dishes selected from artisanal ingredients, amazing atmospheres and delicious cocktails make these restaurants the top choices amongst locals and food critics alike. 

  1. The Regional Kitchen & Public House, West Palm Beach

The Regional Kitchen & public house is one of the hottest new “chef-driven” restaurants in West Palm Beach. What makes The Regional so impressive is its soulful presentation. Chef Autry runs the kitchen and her fine sense of detail; luxurious components and poignant touch on her dishes make this restaurant stand out. Delicious, hand crafted sauces, freshly caught seafood and heirloom vegetables decorate the menu.

The

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Just because we live in sunny, South Florida doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a snowy holiday! Every night in West Palm Beach, City Place turns into a winter wonderland with a beautiful snowfall.  

This has been a beautiful tradition put on by City Place for years and it sure draws a crowd. Each Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evening at 6 pm and 7pm the snow will begin cascading down onto the plaza. Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday the snowfall will take place at 6pm, 7pm and 8pm. 

Almost 3 feet of snow floats down at each hourly snowfall, which is, even more snowfall than what falls on Central Park in New York. City Place uses a special MagicSnow technology that creates incredibly real snow, never producing two identical snowflakes. 

City

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Today is the last day to experience wonder and incredible beauty at the Festival of Trees! This incredible display of art and Christmas spirit is one you must experience at the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens. Two whole acres of the gardens are transformed into a winter wonderland. The trees are dazzling with millions of little lights and stunning professional decorations. 

The Festival of Trees is celebrating its 10th year this holiday season. The event will feature an impressive light show, illuminated sculptures in the garden and even the pond will be decorated. For the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, this festival is the most important event of the year. It has been the most successful fundraising event for the foundation and is crucial to continuing on

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Taking place every second Saturday of the month in West Palm Beach is a guided tour through the Historical Northwood Village. This guided tour takes guests on an educational journey of the historic art district in Northwood Village. It is a walking tour that lasts about an hour and a half. 

The knowledgeable and passionate tour guides, begin the tour with an introduction on the rich history of Northwood Village. Once the story begins, adventure awaits. You will travel by foot with a group of friendly and fervent art and history lovers into the heart of the village. Northwood Village has transformed over the years into a vibrant art scene with a great blend of galleries, bars, restaurants and boutiques. 

The art you will see on these tours ranges

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  Taking center stage at the West Palm Beach Waterfront is Sandi, the world’s only 600-ton sand tree. Sandi stands a stunning 35 feet tall  and dazzles crowds with nightly music.  Sandi comes to life with light shows featuring over 5,000 animated lights. The tree lighting ceremony is scheduled to begin at 6:00p.m on December 1 at the Clematis by Night Tree Lighting and runs through New Year’s Day. Truly the star of the show, Sandi’s phenomenal supporting cast includes four additional, award-worthy sand sculptures and tons of free family fun including a backstage peek in Sandi’s Dressing Room and the whimsical SnowieVille, where kids can build a tropical snowman.  The popular Glow FORE It 9-hole Mini Golf returns to the Waterfront along with over…
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For most of the year Floridians are able to enjoy the beach, warm weather and sandals but when the cooler temperatures come through it is a celebration for the locals. A cold front passing through the state will bring cool weather throughout the week. 

The cool weather front cold front is moving over the state today and tomorrow and will bring the “overnight lows into the 50s for much of Palm Beach County with the extreme coastal areas in the low 60s.” 

The experts from the National Weather Service in Miami are predicting a low of 63 degrees for tonight (Friday) and steady cool temperatures throughout the week as well. Experts also warn local swimmers and surfers of strong tides and rip currents. “High pressure will dominate the long term period

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