Waterfront Properties | Real Estate News, Information & Blog - Blog Archive: June, 2016

 

South Floridians love an inconspicuous life-style.  It begins in the home. Clean, clutter free and streamlined kitchens are directing the new home trends this 2016 season.   Modern touches are even reaching the popular “Tuscan-style” kitchens by adding a modern flavor.  Stainless steel and open thick glass shelving are shaping the new kitchen.

An easy change in any home is addressing electrical outlets.  Today’s family has an average of 12-plus mobile devices.  Multiple plugs are necessary for today’s family.  A cool new product called thingCHARGER aims to make the “process a little easier and neater, as it goes in right over an existing outlet, and docks various devices on top for easy charging.” It features various top mounted charging tips that…

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Roots Music, New Belgium Brewing and Sailor Jerry present the “Jerry Garcia Birthday Bash – Celebrating the life of Jerry Garcia (1942 – 1995).  The experience of celebrating 51 years of the iconic band the Grateful Dead and lead singer Jerry Garcia, will take place on July 31, 2016.

Jerry Garcia was the lead singer and lead guitarist for the Grateful Dead. The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in the San Francisco area. The Grateful Dead have sold more than 35 million albums worldwide. Known for their psychedelic and varied inspirations, the band became known as “the pioneering Godfathers of the jam band world”.  

The band and their fans, “Deadheads”, are widely associated with the hippie movement of the ‘60’s  and…

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There is something irresistible about a “beach read”.  Wiggle your toes into the white sand and take a deep calming breathe.  Summer in the Palm Beaches brings flocks of people out to the beautiful sapphire blue coastline of the Atlantic Ocean.  This is the time of year to take a break and head to the beach with a new paperback.

The Jupiter, Singer Island or Juno Beach seashore is an ideal place to immerse yourself in a mystery, romance or true-to-life tale.  Pack your sunscreen, beach chair, umbrella, beach book and head to the coast.  Try not to get too mesmerized by the tranquility of the salty breeze and tumbling waves you may just doze off.

One of the most eagerly anticipated novels this summer is “The Girls” written by Emma Cline.  The…

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See Jupiter in a new light and through a new vision when you take a Sunset and Stargazing Tour of the Jupiter Inlet and Aquatic Preserve. This laidback, two-hour guided kayak tour is ideal for people of all ages and skill levels. 

Don’t worry if you are not the most experience kayaker, these tours are very easy for anyone, even beginners. The tour begins with a basic paddling demonstration and a fitting for the correct kayak or paddleboard for each individual. Then you will begin on a journey through the lush mangroves and clear waters of the Jupiter Inlet. Guests of the tours will see incredible views of the iconic Jupiter Lighthouse, local wildlife like manatees, stingrays, birds and more all at the perfect sunset hours. The sunset timing is what…

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Showing currently at the beloved Maltz Theater in Jupiter, is “Seussical,” a fun and unforgettable performance. Your favorite Seuss characters from the treasured children’s books come to life in a big way. 

Some of the interesting Seussical things you will discover at the Seussical include bits and pieces of different Seuss books like “Horton Hears a Who” and “Miss Gertrude McFuzz.” 

“See characters like Horton as he hears a funny noise coming from a speck of dust on a clover and commits himself to protecting it and the “Whos” who live on it; meet Jojo, a misfit Who who “doesn’t Think normal Thinks,” struggles to find his place in the tiny Who society; Gertrude McFuzz tries to catch the attention of her love - the kind and compassionate Horton.”

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The Wakodohatchee Wetlands are a large natural wetland of south Florida located Delray Beach. Wakodohatchee is a native word from the Seminole Indian language that means “created waters.” 

These beautiful wetlands have become known for the amazing bird watching guests can do here. The Wakodohatchee is home to over 140 species of birds. Not only are there an abundance of rare birds but also the wetlands are home to other native Floridian animals like alligators, frogs, turtles, deer and more. These created waters span over 50 acres and are incredible co-symbiotic ecosystem that represents the indigenous Floridian environment.  The wetlands have been divided into several “zones” each featuring different environments and animals. “The zones were designed…

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Vero Beach is a charming seaside town found in the Treasure Coast region of Florida, located about an hour north of Jupiter. The Treasure Coast is the central expanse of Floridian coastline where numerous Spanish galleons crashed ashore during a hurricane in 1715, thus earning its name. 

The town of Vero Beach is comprised of beautiful coastal estates; small streets filled with boutiques, restaurants and laid back resorts. White sand beaches and turquois waters are the true treasures of the beach town. Every so often a beachcomber will find a piece of the lost treasure that gives the area its famous name. 

Vero Beach is the perfect place to have a relaxing “stay-cation” right here in Florida. Choose a leisurely weekend with a stay at the…

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Make your way out to the famous Mizner Park in Boca Raton for a night of music, dancing and summer fun at Boca Raton’s Summer in the City. Happening this Friday, June 10th at 7:30pm is a free musical evening put on by the city of Boca Raton. 

It is guaranteed to be an enchanting evening beneath the stars with music performed by The Symphonia Strings. The band will play hits ranging from: Tchaikovsky, Elgar, Dvorak and Mozart's famous Eine Kleine Nacht Music. There will even going to be some Broadway favorites put on by the Symphonia Strings that is sure to deliver a fun night of dancing for its guests. The show is free and will begin at 7:30pm. 

Summer in the City takes place at Mizner Park, which is located at 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton. For more…

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This time of year is sea turtle nesting season in Florida. The majestic sea turtles make their way out of the ocean and onto shore to lay their eggs. During the summer months, Jupiter becomes a safe haven for nesting turtles that have been coming to lay their eggs on these beaches for hundreds of years. 

The town makes a great effort to change all of the beach road lighting to an ambient red color that will not disturb the turtles and prevent them from coming ashore to nest. The traffic lights get a special filter that makes the light only noticeable to cars driving along the road and the correct angle and of course there are strict rules observers must follow when it comes to watching the turtles nest. You may come to the beach to watch the turtles…

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Every Wednesday evening, The Jupiter Lighthouse offers a sunset tour. During the perfect sunset hours is when you can see south Florida in its true glory. The weather cools down, the skies turn from shades of blue to pink and orange and the water glistens in the amber light. Experience this beautiful time of day from the top of the iconic Jupiter Lighthouse with a sunset tour. Take in the breathtaking sunset and watch Jupiter light up as the day turns to night. 

The Jupiter Lighthouse has been a standing landmark since 1860. The waterfront museum sits in front of the lighthouse overlooking the Intracoastal and is made up of a few buildings that showcase the stories of old Florida. These stories help you relive history and focus on over 5,000 years of…

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