Waterfront Properties | Real Estate News, Information & Blog - Blog Archive: January, 2020 | Page #7

Quaker merchant Jonathan Dickinson, after whom South Florida’s beloved Jonathan Dickinson State Park is named, was on a business trip from Jamaica to Philadelphia in 1669 when on September 23rd his ship foundered and ran ashore off of what is now Jupiter Island.

From there Dickinson and his family made a grueling and perilous two-month trek to St. Augustine. During the journey Dickinson recorded much of what they encountered in his journal which in-turn became the first detailed account of the Palm Beach region, it describes, among other things, several Florida’s now vanished early Indian tribes.

Here’s a short expert from Dickinson’s thoroughly interesting journal:

After we had traveled about five miles along the deep sand, the sun being…

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The most adorable event at Sandhill Crane Golf Club is here for its 25th year, “Denim & Diamonds” Daddy Daughter Date Night.

On Friday, February 7th, the Sandhill Crane Golf Club Ballroom will be flooded with little princesses and their father, grandpa, stepdad, or favorite father figure for a dazzling night of dinner and dancing.

Guests are invited to dress up and sparkle or “dress down and chill out” while eating dinner and delectable desserts, goofing off in the photo booth, and dancing to the tunes of a DJ.

Date: Friday, February 7
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Sandhill Crane Golf Club Ballroom
11401 Northlake Boulevard, 
Palm Beach Gardens, 33412

Age: Daughters 4 years and up

Cost:

Palm Beach Gardens Resident: $45 per couple…

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There are a lot of fun, free activities for you and your family to do together in the Palm Beaches, here are some of our favorites.

Go Biking

Running along the western edge of Palm Beach, the Palm Beach Lake Trail is 5½-miles long. The trail affords both dramatic vistas and intimate peeks into some of the island’s most palatial properties. Along the way, you’ll pass landmarks like the Flagler Museum and a giant kapok tree originally brought here from the Amazon, as well as the backyards of stunning private homes.

Go Exploring

Palm Beach County has 25 spectacular natural areas are open from sunrise to sunset, with free admission 365 days a year.

Go Snorkeling

There’s no better place to go snorkeling than Phil Foster Park. Located…

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Lake Worth is an energetic city that has a lot to offer. Regardless of your age, here are a few fun things to do when you visit Lake Worth.

Playhouse

The Art Deco Society of Palm Beach County. Today, the Playhouse is proud to offer a variety of mainstream and alternative programming, both live and on film. Year-round programming includes award-winning dramas, comedies, musicals, area premieres, Broadway favorites, children’s shows, international ballets and operas in cinema, and live concert series.

Downtown Lake Worth

This vibrant downtown area is best described as colorful, artistic and bohemian. Along its two main streets, Lake Avenue and Lucerne Avenue, visitors can meander through the eclectic mix of shops, restaurants, art galleries,…

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Live Nation, the world’s largest event and venue operator and promotor announced yesterday that the Coral Sky Amphitheater located at the South Florida Fair Grounds has been renamed. The West Palm Beach music venue has been renamed to the iTHINK Financial Amphitheater.

Since opening more than 24 years ago, the music venue has gone through six different venue names. The most recent names were the Perfect Sky Amphitheatre, the Coral Sky Amphitheater and now most recently the iTHINK Financial Amphitheater.

iTHINK Financial Amphitheater announced yesterday that they have a deal with Live Nation to become the new name in title sponsor of the amphitheater for several years.

The venue holds roughly about 20,000 people both under the venue’s tent as well as in the…

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Lion Country Safari is one of the nation’s first and best drive-through safari parks. It’s a great experience for the whole family and a truly unique South Florida Adventure.

At Lion Country Safari you can see more than 900 wild animals, such as lions, giraffe, zebras, ostrich and rhinos, in this South Florida Safari. Witness large free-roaming herds of animals from six continents from inside an enclosed vehicle. After taking the four-mile drive-through safari, explore Safari World Amusement Park with rides, animal shows, giraffe and bird encounters, a water spray-ground with waterslides as well as dozens of animal exhibits.

If you've never taken your kids or grandkids to Lion Country Safari, this Summer is a perfect time! It's one of the few…

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In partnership with the Perry J. Cohen Foundation, “Plastic Reef” by Federico Uribe will be on display at the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens until May 31st, 2020.

Plastic Reef is exactly what you would expect it to be, a sculpture constructed of discarded plastic and recycled into a colorful and fun depiction of Florida’s coral reef. The artist enjoys creating beautiful sculptures out of objects that were not originally created with the intent of beauty, and has turned a portion of ANSG into an underwater wonderland.

“We throw 80 tons of garbage into the sea a day.” Uribe stated on Vimeo, “This is [my] reflection on it. This is me thinking about the beauty that is gone from coral reefs.”

His intent is to get people thinking about the plastic they…

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Over the past decade, microbreweries have become incredibly popular in the Palm Beaches. For those of you who love beer, here are three of our favorites.

Due South

With more than 20 beers available, Due South Brewing Co. taps range from award-winning favorites to brews with unexpected flavor combos. Due South is an independent, Veteran-owned, craft brewery with beer in 1000+ stores, bars and restaurants from Tampa to Key West. Every beer they make is proudly brewed right here in Southeast Florida. The brewery is housed in a large 27,000 square foot warehouse where dozens of beers are produced throughout the year on a 15BBL brew system.

Tequesta Brewing Company

Tequesta Brewing Company is organically certified and pumps out more than 40…

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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting a new event this January for everyone to attend.

On Thursday, January 23rd, the iconic Jupiter Lighthouse is hosting a Black Light LichenTour. National Lichen Specialist will take guests and visitors on a nighttime tour along the trails of the Outstanding Natural Area and the Lighthouse and Museum grounds.

A lichen is a slow growing plant that typically forms leaflike or branch growth on trees, walls and rocks. Lichens come in many shapes, sizes and colors. When a black light is shined on a lichen, the lichen glows in neon colors making it a truly luminary event.

Tour Details:
When: Thursday, January 23rd
Time: 7 pm to 8 pm
Location: The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, 500 Captain’s Armours Way in…

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Looking for something fun to do? Whether you are visiting the area or a local, you are sure to enjoy a great day on the town if you join the Jupiter Riverwalk Taste Tour.

On the Jupiter Riverwalk Taste Tour, you and your group will sample some delicious tastings downtown then go on a scenic boat ride on the Intracoastal Waterway to a one of a kind outdoor restaurant for more tastings. This event is a great way to experience some of Jupiter’s best local restaurants while seeing the area and conversing with friends.

When: Sat, January 18, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST

Where: Jupiter, Florida At The Shoppes of Jupiter in the open courtyard next to Staples, 201 N. U.S. Highway 1 & Indiantown Road, Jupiter, FL 33458

Cost: $79.95 per person

Included…

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