May 2015

There are 27 blog entries for May 2015.


Have you always pictured what your home should look like, but just couldn’t get it right on your own, The Home Design and Remodeling Show offers help and have been conveying the most prosperous Home Shows to the South Florida area. For over 40 years, the spectacle brings purveyors that offer superior products and services to the homeowners who are fascinated in renovating, decorating or want to purely enhance the appearance of their household.

There is a lot scheduled for the Fort Lauderdale Home Design and Remodeling Show planned for Memorial Day weekend, May 22-25, at the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  This is the only place where professional vendors are able to network and intermingle with the homeowners, which in turn

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May is here and bringing in the heat along with warmer water temperatures!

Offshore- The big bite happening offshore this week in South Florida is definitely kingfish, averaging in at 30-50 pounds. In the range of 100-200 ft. of water, the best bait to use if you are trying to target these silver kings are live goggle eyes or sardines. However, if you prefer trolling the offshore waters, break out your downriggers and run a split tail mullet or artificial ribbonfish to attract the fish’s attention.
Dolphin and Wahoo are in a little deeper of 200-350 ft. of water and anglers may have to work a little harder to find these fish at these depths and some reports say dolphin are in much deeper as 800-1200 ft.  Mix up your bait spread a bit with natural and…
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As a group, humans tend to be fascinated with the idea of the future. Our imaginations offer plenty of room for ideas about where and how people will live in the future. With the world population growing at an exponential rate, these predictions have come to fruition in some cases. Some of these new housing trends are being seen in the U.S. and others are in countries with more extreme “rapid urbanization.” 

Here are 5 examples of housing of the future:

  1. TINY HOUSES- This movement has entered the “mainstream” category as you can find documentaries on Netflix, TV shows and more about something called “tiny houses.” These are homes built with very sensible and efficient space planning, usually spanning only 500 square feet. They have reduced
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Start your engines and get ready to make some waves in Stuart, Florida!

The Stuart Sailfish Regatta is setting up on the Intracoastal Waterway this weekend for one of the biggest boat races in Treasure Coast on May 15, 16, & 17th. Tens of thousands of excited spectators will be near the Stuart Causeway Bridge or launched on boats in a specific roped off area to watch the speedy races.  Stuart is known for the excellent fishing and boating industries, so it is a great location to make some waves!

This exciting weekend of hydroplanes, race boats, powerboats and jersey skiffs are challenging each other for the grand prize money and of course, bragging rights! “There is going to be rooster tails, and roaring and all kinds of excitement!” Organizers are really

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The Wild Dolphin Project, the longest subaquatic dolphin study in the world is not only celebrating its 30th anniversary but is also being highlighted in the May issue of National Geographic magazine, which is out on newsstands now!

Based out of the beautiful location of Jupiter, Florida, The Wild Dolphin Project has recorded many research discoveries and techniques during the past 30 years. Vital detections have been completed in the communications, the intellect and social behaviors of dolphin pods.

Founder and Research Director of the Wild Dolphin Project, Denise Herzing, Ph.D. and her staff, students and volunteers have been working hard for their long term studies on a specific pod of free-ranging Atlantic spotted dolphins. The extensive work

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On Monday, May 18th, Wycliffe Golf and Country Club in Wellington will host a "Fore the Community" marathon golf event. The event will be put on by the Seminole Region of the Florida Chapter of Club Manager's Association of America and will benefit the Special Olympics, SOS Children's Villages, and Toys for Tots. The goal for the CMAA is to raise $200,000 for the charities.

Wycliffe staff members Richard Chase, CCM, CAM (Director of F&B), Shannon Wheeler (Director of Golf Course Maintenance), Lynn Stebbins, CCM, PGA (Director of Golf), Paul Rifenberg (Assistant Golf Professional), and Robb Heering, PGA (Assistant Golf Professional) will participate in the event and will be joined by special guest Jonathan Doring. Doring won the Gold Medal in Men's

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North Palm Beach resident Clancy Waugh shot an 8-under par 64 on Monday at Willoughby Golf Club in Stuart to earn Medalist honors and advance out of the Local U.S. Open Qualifier.

The Benjamin High School grad and current Wake Forest golfer earned himself a trip to the June 8th 36 hole Sectional Qualifier at the Bear's Club in Jupiter as the low medalist.

For Waugh, it's a little bit of redemption after a less than stellar sophomore season with the Demon Deacons. After being named Freshman Athlete of the Year and becoming only the 11th Wake Forrest golfer in win a tournament last year, in 2015, Waugh had finished no better than 40th and just a week ago missed qualifying for NCAA regionals by one shot.

"I made every putt I really had a look at,”

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The 13th Annual Great Loxahatchee River Race is Saturday, May 16, 2015 which will be hosted by Waste Water Management, Inc. and Florida Paddling Trails Association. This event is at the premier destination of Jonathan Dickinson State Park in Hobe Sound, Florida with many competitive paddlers coming to join the fun-filled event from around the state as well as families relaxing and willing to spend a beautiful day on the waters.

That is what the Great Loxahatchee River Race has turned into – a family day on the water with a few racers around for good measure. “I like the people who are getting out for the first time, maybe with their spouse, and getting to go up the river and enjoy the scenery. You don’t hear any cars or motor boats. A lot of them

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On Friday, Admirals Cove held their annual U.S. Open Local Qualifying Tournament, where golfers looked to start their journey of making it to the U.S. Open.

84 golfers teed it up at the Jupiter club and five advanced to the next round of qualifying with Beon Yeong Lee of Canada earning Medalist honors. Lee shot a 64 to win the qualifier by two shots. Brett Stegmaier of Vero Beach and Ken Looper of Mandeville, LA tied for second, both shooting 66s. Armando Zarlenga of Argentina and Santiago Gavino of Austin, TX earned the final two spots with rounds of 67 and winning a 10 for 2 playoff. Should any of them not be able to compete in sectional qualifying, Brady Watt of Australia and Robbie Greenwell are the alternates.

Those five local golfers will now

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Many that live in Jupiter, Florida are acquainted with the story of Henry Flagler’s railroad which converted to the Florida East Coast Railroad. The train depot served the public well for many years since the year of 1915!

The 22-by-53 foot historic train depot is now situated at Sawfish Bay Park in Jupiter with very close proximity to its original location and was famous for a stopping point throughout the early days of Flagler’s railroad. The proposal is to turn the 1915 Henry Flagler train depot into a museum and to be rented by civic groups, all this was endorsed on Tuesday by the Town Council. While the depot was used to load and unload passengers and freight, the single-story structure is inspiring and keeping history of this site is very important…
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