Waterfront Properties | Real Estate News, Information & Blog - Blog Archive: August, 2016 | Page #3

 

Most people associate learning with formal education at school, college, university etc.  We are all told, from an early age, that we should ‘get a good education’.  However, ‘schooling’ is only one type of learning. There are many opportunities to further your knowledge you will need throughout life.  There is no age limit on learning.  Lifelong learning can enhance ones understanding of the world around us, provide additional and enhanced opportunities and improve our quality of life.

Florida Atlantic University  Lifelong Learning Society is “dedicated to enriching the intellectual and social lives of adult learners by offering stimulating educational opportunities, taught by outstanding university faculty and guest lecturers, designed to…

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South Florida living revolves around the water.  Residents and visitors love the north end of Palm Beach County for its abundance of waterways, ocean access, beaches, lakes and Loxahatchee River.  Palm Beach County is desperate need of more boat ramps and boat trailer parking space.  In particular, the northern end of the county has felt the shortfall of public access boat ramps and parking.  The county has now responded to the demand and more parking and ramps will be available.

Burt Reynold Park, Jupiter, is one of the busiest for boaters in the county.  Burt Reynolds Park West boat ramp will be closing after Labor Day. A $1 million construction contract is scheduled to begin work after the holiday. The improvement project will provide ample…

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The Boca Raton Green Market has been a staple, weekend event in southern Palm Beach County for the past 19 years. if you love to support local artisans and buy quality produce and products that have been created with love and passion, you must try a Saturday out at the Boca Green Markets. 

The market takes place at the southern “Monument Piazza” which is found at the Intersection of South Federal Highway and South East Mizner Boulevard. The market opens bright and early at 8am and bustles on until 1pm every Saturday from November until May. With an abundance of locally sourced foods, goods, plants and products, the Boca Raton Market is the premier shopping destination for the best in south Florida harvests.  

As the sounds of live music fill the…

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Busch Wildlife Sanctuary

The Busch Wildlife Sanctuary is an incredible safe haven for the wild animals of south Florida. Here you will find bald eagles, Florida panthers, red foxes, turtles, snakes, bobcats, owls and so much more. These stunning animals make their way to Busch if they have become injured or misplaced among a suburban area. The staff at Busch Wildlife prides themselves on taking great care of these creatures with a goal to get them back into their natural habitat. What makes its fun for kids and adults alike is the unique experience of being up close and personal with them.  Everyday there is a different activity-taking place at Busch Wildlife, from hikes, to scavenger hunts, kayak tours and bird watching. http://www.buschwildlife.org 

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andrew red harris

Local area foundation, the Andrew Harris Foundation received a significant donation from the No Shoes Reefs Project.  Jupiter resident, Andrew “Red” Harris, was a talented young man.  He was struck while snorkeling June 8, 2014.  This partnership between Building Conservation Trust, Coastal Conservation Associations’ National Habitat Program, and Country Superstar Kenny Chesney and ENGEL Coolers will be known as  the Andrew “Red” Harris No Shoes Reef project of 2016.

The foundation will donate 15 of the "lagoon coral head" modules to Palm Beach County for placement on the popular Phil Foster Park Snorkeling Trail.  There will be numbered plaques, which will help “snorkelers navigate the trail, avoid the channel and improve safety.”  This reef…

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Renowned as one of the best places to take your kids and families to during the summer is the Ocean Inlet Park in Boynton Beach. Locals love this park for much more than its crystal clear waters, soft sandy beaches and breathtaking views. 

Local families and residents saying that the park offers plenty of shaded tables for picnics, clean restrooms, clean beaches, a marina, day slip, playgrounds and showers. Guests van enjoy 24 hour parking access for both the recreational area and the fishing area. There will be no fishing or surfing allowed in the guarded swimming area which creates safe and fun environments for everyone at the beach. 

Ocean Inlet Park is a beautiful oceanfront park in Boynton Beach, Florida. With over 600 feet of beach frontage in…

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Come out to celebrate the opening of City Place’s hottest new restaurant with a purpose at the Sip, Savor and Support for the Loggerhead Marine Life Center. City Tap House is a new craft bar and restaurant opening in West Palm Beach. 

This fun event is perfect for adults to come out and enjoy the delicious craft beers, hand crafted cocktails and dishes to celebrate the grand opening of City Tap House with the benefit of helping the Loggerhead Marine Life Center open their new building. The restaurant has generously donated the space to Loggerhead Marine Life Center, their staff, donors and fans to come out to make a difference in protecting and saving our marine environment. 

This event will take place August 18 from 5:30-7:30pm. If you would like…

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Take full advantage of the warm summer nights amongst the beautiful Japanese gardens at the Morikami Museum and Gardens in Delray Beach. The sounds of taiko drums fill the air and fresh sushi decorates the gardens creating the perfect ambiance for a delicious dinner on a warm summer evening at the “Sushi and Stroll Nights.”

The Sushi and Stroll nights are all about a relaxing evening. So bring your family, friends and significant others to enjoy some delicious sushi, a refreshing cocktail and a self guided audio tour at your own pace. 

Advance Ticket Prices:
$7 (ages 11+)
$5 (ages 4-10)

On Site Ticket Prices:
$8 (ages 11+)
$6 (ages 4-10)
FREE for museum members and children 3 & under

*Seating for taiko performances is limited, tickets are sold on a…

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Welcome to South Florida summer sunshine.  Summer is the warmest season of the year in the Southern Hemisphere.  Summer season runs June through August. So during these bright and cheerful summertime months, everyone throughout the United States experiences warmer temperatures. 

Warmer temperatures means we’re all using more energy to keep our homes cool.Florida, Power and Light  states, "Because A/C units run twice as long in the summer than during cooler months and account for more than half of your energy bill, you likely will notice your summer bills are higher than normal. Now is the time to take control of your energy use, because forecasters predict August to be another extremely hot month."

You can not control what you cannot see, so…

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The South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Boulevard, West Palm Beach, is hosting a glance into to the past.  This weekend on Saturday, August 8, 2016, the fairgrounds brings the past to life with Yesteryear Village. 

Yesteryear Village is a step back in time and one of Palm Beach County’s imaginative events. This very distinctive cultural attraction features living and breathing interpretations of life prior to 1940. The event highlights building and artifacts from 1895 – 1945. 

The historical park is spread over 10 acres of property on the fairgrounds and will allow you to explore South Florida’s rich and widespread history.  Be transported into a different period of life in our area.  “A time when schools were located in one small building…

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