Waterfront Properties | Real Estate News, Information & Blog - Blog Archive: January, 2015

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Jupiter Donut Factory has been a staple among Jupiter locals looking to get their donut fix for decades. Soon though, Jupiter won't be the only place that you can get all the delectable treats that Jupiter Donut Factory has to offer.

In March, Jupiter Donut Factory will be opening a second location in Royal Palm Beach. It will be located in the Village Royale Shopping Plaza on the northwest corner of Royal Palm Beach and Okeechobee Boulevard.

The reason for the second location, store owner Don Pascalli said, is because many of his neighbors in Royal Palm and Wellington have to drive 40 miles to buy his homemade pastries. Once March rolls around, there will be a much more convenient location for them.

Jupiter Donut Factory is unique for the…

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For the 9th straight year the Champions Tour will make it's yearly pilgramage to South Florida where they will set up shop at the Old Course at Broken Sound for the 15th edition of the Allianz Championship.

The tournament will take place Friday, February 5th through Sunday, February 8th and will feature some of the top golfers on the 50 years old and up circuit. The field will include 2014 Charles Schwab Cup winner Bernhard Langer, defending Allianz Championship winner Michael Allen, 2013 champion Rocco Mediate, and eight members of the World Golf Hall of Fame including Langer, Ben Crenshaw, Hale Irwin, Nick Price, Colin Montgomerie, and Curtis Strange. In addition, 2015 World Golf Hall of Fame class member Mark O'Meara will also take part in the…

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Delray Beach's famous Garlic Fest is returning to the downtown Delray strip February 6th through the 8th.

The 16th annual edition of the event will be headed at the Old School Square in downtown Delray and will feature dishes that all incorporate garlic as well as music acts and a kids learning area.

The event is dedicated to exploring the numerous health and culinary possibilities of garlic. The festival has even been featured on the Food Network in the past.

In addition to the garlic based cuisine, there will be 15 musical acts to enjoy, headlined by Rebelution on Friday night and Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue on Saturday.

Hours and prices vary by the day.

On Feb 6th the "Best Stinkin' Party in Town" will be open from 5pm to 11pm and…

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PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens will undergo an overhaul of sorts in 2015 as the resort and club is expected to undergo mult-millions of dollars worth of renovations.

The home of the Honda Classic on the PGA Tour, PGA National's renovations will be completed in full later on in the year and will include upgrades to both the spa and resort itself.

The spa will be getting a facelift that will include a new avant-garde design at The Spa at PGA National, new treatment rooms and retail offerings, and an enhanced menu of gourmet spa cuisine at the poolside café.

The Health and Racquet club will also be changing as there will be a new entry pavilion and covered walkway, while the tennis pro shop's interior will be re-designed with built-in retail…

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photo-44_225_01 South Jupiter Park is a public park found in the beautiful, residential community of Abacoa. The park has long been a favorite to residents and their kids in the neighborhood as well as non-residents of Abacoa. Currently, the park features a number of lighted courts, fields and other athletic facilities with some restrooms and parking, but now the Town of Jupiter will be adding a new building to make the park complete. 

The $4 million building will span 4,200 square feet and house offices, storage space and a concession stand for park guests. About 14 acres of land has been cleared next to the new building to extend the reaches of the park. The new South Jupiter Park building will be located near Independence Middle School adjacent to Fredrick Small…

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Today, January 22, marks the official kick off day for Girl Scout cookie sales throughout Palm Beach Gardens and neighboring cities in Palm Beach County. Don’t miss out on your chance to scoop up your favorites flavors, because this year’s sales period will be shorter than years past. Cookie sales begin today and end February 15. 

We all have our favorites but this year we may have a couple more due to the new additions to the classic line up of: 

  • Thin mints 
  • Do-Si-Dos (Peanut Butter Sandwiches)
  • Savannah Smiles (Powdered Lemon Cookie) 
  • Samoas (Caramel deLites)
  • Cranberry Citrus Crisps
  • Thanks-A-Lot (Short Bread)
  • Tagalongs (Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Patties)
  • Lemonades (Lemon Sandwiches)
  • Trefoils (Short Bread)
  • Trios 
  • NEW…

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Breakers Palm Beach The well-respected guide to traveling, The Travel Channel, has released a list of the “Best Florida Resorts” to visit and you will want to see which resorts graced the top of the list! The Travel Channel has been long admired for it’s on point recommendations regarding hotels and getaways as well as its entertaining TV shows about travel and luxury. You can turn to the Travel Channel for just about anything when it comes to your traveling needs. The network has a team of gurus that narrow down the top spots to visit in the world based on categories like: most romantic, most exotic, best all inclusive resorts, most exotic and even most bizarre. 

The newest “Best of” list covers the sunshine state and it hits the nail on the head with its suggestions.…

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Some of the most synonymous symbols of preppy Palm Beach are Lilly Pulitzer’s designs. Once only available in the ultra chic boutiques of Palm Beach, now Lilly Pulitzer’s famous prints and colors will be featured at big box, juggernaut Target (for a limited time). Target is calling the featured collection a “Ticket to Sunshine.” 

Lilly Pulitzer for Target will be available online and in stores at Targets across the United States and Canada on April 19. The collection will boast 250 pieces including apparel, accessories and shoes for women and girls. There will also be some home décor available in the collection featuring beach gear, home accents, travel necessities and outdoor entertaining pieces. 

HISTORY OF LILLY PULITZER

Lilly (McKim) Pulitzer…

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StarbucksTo keep up with customer demands, Starbucks is adding an extra benefit to your daily coffee routine by adding charging stations to their locations. Almost all of us can relate to the daily hustle between work, errands, and meetings, shuffling the kids around and getting dinner on the table. With life speeding by we have adjusted to expect an instant answer to our problems. Anything slower than instant is just not fast enough for American life and that doesn’t leave much room for a dead smart phone. 

Starbucks has embraced the fast paced life most Americans enjoy by making its coffee shops a one-stop shop. Now you can energize your morning and your phone at the new, Starbucks charging stations. The globally famous coffee spot has already outfitted a many…

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New Laws in Florida for 2015
The New Year brought a few new laws to the state of Florida that affects household smoke detectors and car seats. 

The majority of smoke alarms installed in Florida homes are battery powered. As of January 1, 2015, battery operated smoke alarms can no longer be installed. Florida Building Code is implementing the new law and it requires homeowners without hardwired smoke detectors to install 10-year sealed battery smoke alarms in their homes. These long lived, battery smoke detectors contain lithium batteries, which cannot be tampered with or changed out to operate with other electronics in your home. The reason Florida Building Code has cracked down on smoke detector safety is due to the 114 people that were killed in fires last year. Over half of the…

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