December 2015

There are 62 blog entries for December 2015.

 

The Chief Executive Officer of indulgent fashion brand Louis Vuitton purchased a home for $11.7 million on Allison Island in Miami Beach last year.  The South Florida waterfront property is a one-acre island property with 200 square feet of waterfrontage with a private dock, guesthouse, and tennis court according to the Wall Street Journal report.  

The house was originally listed for $13 million and purchased by the CEO for the just under $12million in January 2014.  Demolition of the existing home and construction of a new residence is still underway. Allison Island is unique residential 8.5-acre island in the Biscayne Bay with unobstructed access to the Atlantic Ocean.  Location, unique water access and privacy make this island highly desirable

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Not only do we feel an exceptional connection to Florida but also our “sunshine state” has some nationwide fans. Jupiter is just one of the prime examples of perfect south Florida living. Palm Beach County is known for its yearlong good weather, stunning real estate and limitless fun. For those who live in Palm Beach County, the beach is your backyard; boating and fun in the sun is commonplace. 

The Travel Chanel has dubbed Florida’s beaches as some of the best in the world. The beaches offer visitors and residents a sandy escape from the hectic world. South Florida has become synonymous with lavish living, a relaxing environment and a great deal of culture and fun. The Travel Chanel has ranked many of Florida’s beaches as top destinations and a few of

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One of the finest organic restaurants in South Florida, Christopher’s Kitchen is soon to open its second location. The first restaurant took place in the beautiful area of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida and in February the high quality food and service will be enjoyed by Downtown West Palm Beach too! “We will be opening hopefully sometime in February of next year,” Slawson said Monday. “We’re still waiting on the city to approve our plans.”

With high quality and certified organic plant based foods, the chef prepares food with the upmost techniques and ingredients to maximize real nutritional value along with delicious and healthful tastes.
Not only does Christopher’s Kitchen value healthy results, they have also created a place where South Florida can gather

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Head to the gym, go for a bike ride or a walk and get a quick workout in. Exercising helps reduce stress and anxiety while preparing the body to deal with mental tensions that arise in everyday life. Being active helps release those endorphins that make you feel good and provides a good distraction from everyday life. Reduce stress by simply moving, no matter the type of activity chosen.

Exercising daily can increase your energy, improve your mood, replenish natural vitamin D, stimulate bones, prevent brain shrinkage, burn calories, ward off disease, get your blood pumping and fill your lungs with fresh outdoor air. Want to try something unique?  

Consider the options offered at Riverbend Park to mix up your exercise activities. 

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Crystal, clear waters, soft sand, world class real estate and the best in shopping, dining and entertainment are just a few of the things you get when you visit or live in Delray Beach, Florida. One of the most renowned features of Delray Beach is Atlantic Avenue, a hotspot for culture and entertainment. The area offers 111 restaurants, 52 spas and salons, 49 retail stores, 28 art galleries and 17 resorts and hotels. 

By day you can stroll Atlantic Avenue and peruse through its shops and boutiques. Stop with friends and family for a lunch al fresco at one of Atlantic Avenue’s hottest restaurants. If you are looking for a bit more culture or education to enrich your day, try one of the many museums and art galleries. Your visit on Delray’s famous avenue

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Don’t miss the Sunset Celebration at Sailfish Marina this Thursday evening. Sailfish Marina is a perfect place to catch a beautiful evening sunset in a very nautical setting. People from all over come to enjoy a stroll along the waterfront browsing local art. You will find a wonderful assortment of art that has been handcrafted by local artists, from sea glass jewelry, silver works, hand carved wooden sculptures, pottery, paintings and more. Local musicians like, Clark Rodriguez, display their talent by singing and playing guitar. Venture to the Gift Shop and purchase some frozen bait for your kids to feed to the enormous Amberjack and Parrot head fish that live at the marina docks.

The Sailfish Marina Restaurant sets up a stand along the

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Perfectly nestled in the mangroves at Phil Foster Park on Singer Island is the fun and friendly Singer Island Outdoor Center. The Singer Island Outdoor Center offers fun in all different forms like kayaking, paddle boarding, exploring, snorkeling and so much more. 

Start your exploration of the park at the Park Concession on Singer Island and from there you can make your way via paddleboard or kayak to Peanut Island and the Lake Worth Lagoon. The staff at the Park Concession pride themselves on making each guests experience at the Singer Island Outdoor Center full of excitement and adventure. The park promises, “If its your first time, we pride ourselves in making sure everyone gets a good overview on paddling technique, safety instructions, and a trip

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If asked your opinion on which cities in the world are the most expensive, what would you guess? Singapore, Hong Kong, Palm Beach, Dubai?  Sorry you would be incorrect. According to a new analysis by Swiss Bank USB, they have factored into determining the most expensive cities to live such factors as residential price points, goods and services as well as high taxes and after tax wages.

Anyone who lives in New York City won't be surprised which city is on top of the list, given the extravagant real estate market, city, state, and federal taxes as well.  Interestingly, Swiss cities, is the absence of Singapore- which topped the world list last year, " were markedly more expensive than in last year's study because of the Swiss National Bank's

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Food Yachts on the Intracoastal Waterways of Jupiter, Florida will soon be recommended for approval at the town council vote which is scheduled for January 19, 2016.

A 40 foot catamaran named: Food Yacht is planning to be moored near the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse.

“It’s always been my dream to cook and serve food on the water. The menu will have conch, seafood, shrimp and other Florida seafood infused with that Caribbean style. Plus, we’ll serve regular burgers and hot dogs,” said the 37-year-old Miami native who has cooked for about a decade at The Food Shack, a popular Jupiter eatery on U.S. 1 known for its long lines and lively atmosphere."

This take out only dining yacht wants to sell food and nonalcoholic drinks during the daytime

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Last night, December 10th, the famous Palm Beach Food and Wine Festival kicked off with an epic grand opening in Palm Beach. The First Bite party was hosted by Palm Beach’s hottest restaurant Buccan. The Sustain party was hosted at another one of the best eateries on the Island, PB Catch. 

The Palm Beach Food and Wine Festival is ready to party on for the rest of the weekend, December 10-13, 2015. The weekend will be filled with VIP parties each night boasting the works of the nation’s best chefs. This incredible festival gives guests the chance to mingle and meet their favorite celebrity chefs. Master chefs from TVs most beloved shows like Bravo’s Top Chef, Food Network and more. 

The annual “foodie-focused” extravaganza celebrates both new and

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