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The Norton Museum of Art is one of the most celebrated art museums in south Florida. It has become known for its incredible art collection but even more so for its fun events for the community. One of Norton Museum’s most popular events is “Art After Dark.”

“Art After Dark” has earned a good reputation from its diverse collection of art ranging from paint to film, sculpture to fine dining and the list goes on. The event is where “culture and entertainment meet” many have said and its certainly one event you will want to experience. Guests of the program will take a journey into different forms of art. At one “Art After Dark” event you may be studying music, the next can be dance, and other times it will be about fine art, historical masterpieces or

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The Brewhouse Gallery, 720 Park Avenue, Lake Park is the innovation of local South Florida artist AJ Brockman.  Brockman wanted to “reinvent the art gallery model after experiencing firsthand what it’s like to make a living as an artist.” The Brewhouse Gallery is a craft beer house as well as a community art gallery.  In addition to craft beer they offer a full wine list, gourmet hotdogs and fantastic live music. They also serve locally roasted coffee as well as specialty sodas and award-winning homemade sangria!

By night, they offer some of the most sought after craft beer selections from around the world with over 45 beers on tap. We also serve local microbreweries including Tequesta Brewing Co., Funky Buddha, and others. The brewery and gallery

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Taking place this coming Sunday at Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach are “Stories Under the Big Top.” The young art students of the Theatre for the Young Arts will be dressed in elaborate costumes with their faces painted to look like the characters of the circus. 

The fun stories are performed by these young talents to bring you to the edge of your seat with laughter and entertainment. These nostalgic performances will make you feel like you are really underneath the Big Top. The actors and performers will be dressed as lions, tigers and bears, as well as clowns and of course the ring leader to bring their tales to life. 

Help support a great cause and young talent by purchasing a ticket to “Stories Under the Big Top” brought to you by

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Gardens are beautiful and butterflies seemingly bring the garden to “life” with fluttery movement from plant to plant. South Florida is a great area to have a butterfly garden. Butterfly gardens come in all shapes and sizes. It can begin in a single pot or a plot of land. It is possible to add a few plants to a couple of beds or a window box or transform an existing garden.

A garden full of butterflies requires a good mix of butterfly nectar and select plants so that butterflies will not only be attracted to your shrubbery for a drink, but they will also lay eggs. This provides a place for the entire butterfly life cycle to ensue.

The butterfly life cycle includes various stages: eggs, caterpillars, chrysalis and finally, butterflies. All the

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When staging your Palm Beach County home for sale, your furniture placement will be adjusted to invite buyers into the property and allow them to walk freely in the room and then pass to the next.  It may not be the layout you prefer or use, but it is to facilitate the sale of your house.

 Ideally, a home stager can be your ace in the hole to sell quickly. The home stager will suggest to you what stays and goes, what to put away and what needs to be upgraded.  According to the National Association of Realtors, home stagers start with an “evaluation in which they’ll review your home from curbside to back fence offering a list of instructions and suggested enhancements, changes and upgrades for you to get done.”

The goal of staging is to showcase

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One of the many reasons to reside in South Florida or live seasonally is the beauty and abundance of waterways.  Nothing is more serene than gazing out your backyard and see the sunshine glistening on the water behind the house knowing it is at your beck and call.

The climate in South Florida is almost always conducive to fishing, leisure boating, swimming or watersport activity.  To keep Palm Beach County waterways safe the Florida Wildlife Commission encourages boating safety courses. 

The U.S. Coast Guard's Boating Safety Division also supports this concept.  The Coast Guard's Boating Safety Division is dedicated to “reducing loss of life, injuries, and property damage that occur on U.S. waterways by improving the knowledge, skills, and

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Image courtesy of Delray Affair.

The 55th Annual Delray Affair takes place this weekend, April 7 – 9, 2017, along the friendly streets of downtown Delray Beach.  Nicknamed the "Greatest Show under the Sun", the Delray Affair is one of the largest arts & craft festivals in the southern United States. It takes place along the palm tree lined streets of downtown Delray Beach and encompasses 12 tree lined blocks. Artists from all around the United States exhibit at the Delray Affair.

Long before the Delray Affair came to dominate East Atlantic Avenue with its displays of arts and crafts, the Gladiola Festival had an eight-year copious run as a feature attraction and even attracted some of the biggest movie stars of the day. It has morphed into what

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A young adult loggerhead sea turtle, is scheduled to be released back to the Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. He was named “Squash” by Loggerhead Marinellite Center, in seaside Juno Beach, marine biologists and center employees.

Squash, the turtle, was found floating and incapable of diving below the surface.  Sea turtles are air breathing reptiles, they need to surface to breathe. Sea turtles can hold their breath for several hours and depending upon the level of activity, a resting or sleeping turtle can remain underwater for 4-7 hours.

Squash was spotted last November 11, 20’16 floating and unable to dive in the Intracoastal Waterway near Jensen Beach. Florida Fish and Wildlife officers brought the turtle to

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Locally, the Town of Jupiter, is well known for the tremendous beauty and proximity to the glistening Atlantic Ocean, Intracoastal Waterway, and the Loxahatchee River. Did you realize there is nature and wildlife to discover in our own backyard? Located in Jupiter, the Busch Wildlife Sanctuary at Loxahatchee River District, 2500 Jupiter Park Drive, Jupiter is a wildlife outing for the entire family. Nature trails lead visitors through pine flatwoods, oak hammocks, and cypress wetlands. Along the trails are wildlife habitats revealing a variety of native animals. Here you will see river otters, eagles, panthers, crocodiles, turtles, foxes, snakes, bears, and more creatures.
The sanctuary offers guests a unique opportunity to learn about Florida’s

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Photo by Eduardo Buchin

See history come to life when you hop aboard this fascinating and informative downtown historic trolley tour of West Palm Beach. The 45-minute ride features guides portraying residents from 1945. West Palm Beach tours through this historic area and highlight the distinctive architectural styles of the day.

The tour highlights the 1920’s real estate boom and redevelopment in the 1940’s after World War II. Learn about the elite members of the 1934 International Fishing Club. Ernest Hemingway was a member. West Palm Beach trolley stops include the area's first “skyscraper,” the 10-story Comeau Building; Pioneer Linens, known as Pioneer Hardware was built in 1912; the Harris Music Lofts built in 1902 and the Downtown

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