The iconic Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse is celebrating its 158th Anniversary this upcoming Tuesday, July 10th. The Jupiter Lighthouse was lit for the first time on July 10th, 1860 and is still in in use today.

The lighthouse is now owned by the United States Coast Guard and became one of just two other lighthouses in the United States to have become an Outstanding Natural Area 10 years ago.

During the anniversary festivities, visitors will be able to tour the museum, visit the Lighthouse Deck, Lighthouse and Keepers Workshop, Seminole Chickee, and Tindall Pioneer Homestead.

In order to climb up the lighthouse tower steps, children must be 48 inches tall. Children ages 18 and under will received free admission on Tuesday from 10 am to 4 pm. Adult ticket prices…

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There's no escaping the fact that when it comes to food trends, South Florida is a bit behind the curve. Boca Raton is a foodie city. Boca Raton residents and visitors expect the trendiest, or at the very minimum, the freshest and best-prepared food.   The Gluttonous Goat is a gastropub in east Boca Raton. A restaurant brings a Florida-focused aspect to the epicurean scene with modern American comfort food with a wicked Caribbean-Creole-Asian twist.  One of the fastest growing restaurant trends today is the gastro-pub. This venue combines imaginative, upscale culinary techniques with the casual dining experience of a pub. The moniker is a fusion of gastronomy and pub, coined in the early 1990’s.    The locations design is…

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Calling all photography lovers. The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach is hosting their fourth annual Juno Beach Pier Photo Contest. The Center began taking submissions on Monday, July 2nd and will last until Friday, August 10th.

Last year alone, there was over 80 photo submissions and over 40,000 views on Facebook from both beginners and experts in photography. The Juno Beach Pier is an icon in Palm Beach County and is widely popular attraction for fishermen, photographers and locals for years.

The pier is run by the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach. The sea turtle research and rehabilitation center operate the 990-foot pier overlooking the beach and the ocean. The pier is open everyday from sunrise to sunset. The cost to fish off the…

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Come and explore the entire Palm Beach Zoo Saturday, July 14th for their reoccurring Food Truck Safari. The Food Truck Safari’s occur on the second Saturday of every month from June to August. The event includes dozens of food trucks in Palm Beach County gather to serve some best gourmet food.

There will also be live music and entertainment by The Earl Trio, as well as a cash bar, and NOBO Brewing Company taking over the beer taps.

Participating Food Trucks include:
Churrasco Grill
Curbside Gourmet
Curry In A Hurry
Don’t Spill The Beans Coffee
Gastros Geeks
Hoffman’s Sweet Ride
Que Rico
That Vegan Food Truck

Tickets are available at the gate. The ticket price does not include the food and beverages. The participating food trucks accept cash or credit…

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July 4th fireworks in Palm Beach County can be fun for the entire family… but what about our fury family members? Before you take your pet outside to enjoy the fireworks remember that loud sounds trigger their nervous systems, and they can become anxious or afraid. Running away from the noise is a survival instinct.

Eighty percent of pet owners have owned a pet that is afraid of fireworks. The loud noises and bright flashes can actually cause anxiety for animals. According to Cesar Millan, renowned dog expert, fireworks are closer to the ground, than other loud noises like thunder, more vibrant, and are accompanied by sudden booms, flashes and burning smells. Dogs experience the world through their senses — nose, eyes, ears. The typical Fourth of…

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A placid new pop-up lounge just opened for the summer at the Gardens Mall. Namaste is a space for shoppers to take a break and relax with free meditation and yoga classes.

The pop-up is apart of the mall's summer wellness series in collabortation with Gold’s Gym, Jupiter Medical Center and yoga instructor Dunia Rodriguez. Every day throughout the month of July, shoppers can stop by Namaste and hang out in a comfy hammock chair or lounge on a couch in a quiet, cozy setting. On Wednesdays, there will be Midweek Meditation where guests can learn breathing techniques and soft body movements. There will also be yoga, stretching and zumba classes offered throughout the week with complimentary smoothies from Williams-Sonoma. 

View the full list of free…

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The Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium in Downtown Abacoa in Jupiter is hosting its annual Mega Bash for the Fourth of July.
The Mega Bash is the event of the summer and includes minor league baseball, cornhole tournaments, kid’s activities, food, drinks, patriotic programming, bounce houses, and of course fireworks.

The two-night event starts tonight with a baseball game from the Jupiter Hammerheads versus the Florida Firefrogs. The game starts at 6:30 pm followed by a huge holiday firework display after the game around 9 pm. Click here to purchase tickets for tonight’s game.

Tomorrow night for the 4th of July, the baseball game is against the Palm Beach Cardinals versus the Daytona Tortugas. The game also starts at 6:30 pm followed by extravagant firework…

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The Lauderdale-By-The-Sea Fourth of July Celebration is one of the biggest family events in South Florida. With lots of things to do for both the kids and adults, the beachside party is a fun day for everyone.

It all kicks off with a parade at 10 a.m. at El Prado Park in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea. It starts on El Mar Drive, led by the Broward County Sheriff's Office in their police cruisers and fire trucks. Lady Liberty and Uncle Sam are also of course in the parade announcing the celebration of our nation's birthday and passing out candy to the kids (make sure they bring a bag).

Don't forget a bathing suit either- the park is right on the beach and there's a good chance the firemen will have some fun with the fire hoses too. Other fun-filled kids…

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The Palm Beach Summer Beer Fest is an annual event that draws thousands of craft beer lovers to sunny West Palm Beach. There are 40 local and non-local breweries, dozens of food trucks, live music and much more!

The festival is on Saturday, July 21st at the South Florida Fairgrounds. Local breweries include Due South from Boynton Beach, Twisted Trunk of Palm Beach Gardens, Saltwater Brewery in Delray Beach, and Funky Buddha from Fort Lauderdale. The rest of the breweries come from other parts of Florida and around the country as far away as Hawaii (Kona Brewing Co.). 

The party is more than beer- there's also a food truck invasion with dozens of foodie favorites, live music performances, a silent disco, craft desserts and free Bourbon Whiskey…

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The Lyric Theater, 59 S.W. Flagler Avenue, is in historic downtown Stuart. The theatre was built in 1926 as a silent movie house and in 1993 it was listed on the Register of Historic Places. The playhouse operated successfully until it closed during the Depression and then sold. Over the ensuing 50+ years, the building was bought and sold over and over and used for many different purposes.   

Friends of the Lyric, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit theatre, providing the community with a “home for the performing arts that entertains, promotes arts education and stimulates the growth of artistic integrity and experience for audiences of all ages”.  The newly renovated 500-seat Lyric offers a variety of productions. This theatre has undergone a…

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