The Mounts Botanical Gardens is now open to the public. The Botanical Gardens was nearly closed for three months and reopened its doors to the public yesterday, June 16th. The garden will reopen at 50% capacity in keeping with the county, state, and CDC guidelines.

Mounts Botanical Garden is one of Palm Beach County’s oldest and largest botanical gardens.  The gardens feature 14-acres of tropical oasis and features 25 display gardens showcasing more than 2,000 species of plants.

Mounts Botanical Gardens joins the list of other cultural centers in Palm Beach County that have reopened with limited capacity. The Flagler Museum, The Norton Museum, The Pan’s Gardens and The Society of the Four Arts have recently been welcoming visitors back.

Those…

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The climate in South Florida can be tricky when trying to maintain a beautiful exterior. Perhaps you are an avid landscape gardener or a weekend warrior, fitting it in what you can. Low maintenance succulents are an easy fit.  Whether your goal is just maintaining a healthy landscape or creating an ever-changing tropical paradise. Knowledge is the key when it comes to Florida friendly plants.

Succulents are an interesting trend in contemporary South Florida gardening.  Try the modern design floras and turn your space into a tranquil Zen Garden with little effort and maintenance. Gardeners interested in recent trends recognize the sculptural qualities of succulents. It could be a great time to reflect on adding succulents to your garden as delicate…

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Local favorite, Duffy’s Sports Bar and Grill, has remained closed while the majority of other South Florida restaurants are once again up-and-running, leaving residents of Jupiter and the Palm Beaches wondering why?

Fear not! The restaurant is set to re-open soon. Here’s a statement from the company’s president, Joe Webb:

We have been diligently following local mandates and CDC guidance across all Duffy's locations and out of an abundance of caution, we have taken this time to leave no stone unturned to ensure the safety and quality of service to the standard we are known for. Duffy's has locations spread over numerous counties with varying local mandates, and we are investing extra time to ensure each store receives the support needed to open…

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While the coronavirus has led to many layoffs around the country, some businesses in the Palm Beaches are still doing quite well.  G4S, for example, announced it is hiring 15,000 positions nationwide including 400 in South Florida.

G4S Secure Solutions USA is reporting an increased demand for security personnel across the country in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

According to WPTV, Drew Levine, president of G4S Secure Solutions USA, said,

"Given the major shift in business operations, several industries are seeing an increased need for security, and G4S is committed to meeting that need and helping our customers and communities feel as safe as possible during this uncertain time.”

Hiring is already taking place with in-person and…

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Lighthouse Cove Adventure Golf is bringing back their popular event this Thursday, June 18th. This Thursday, head to Jupiter for Birdies, Burgers and Beers event.

The fun night will be filled with mini golf, burgers and a Craft Beer Tasting from 6 pm to 9 pm. There will be local craft breweries there for you to sample some craft beers in addition to burger sliders and of course mini golf.

The event kicks off the start of the summer series at Lighthouse Cove Adventure Golf and will be every Thursday night during the summer. The event costs $40 dollars and you get 18 holes of mini golf, craft beer on and off the course and sliders with fries.

The Lighthouse Cove Adventure Golf located in Jupiter show cases two courses, Paradise Falls and the Lost…

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Andrew Ward, PhD, is giving a webinar live from Scripps Institute in Jupiter tonight (Wednesday the 17th) at 4pm. This lecture is sure to be interesting and valuable top any wanting to better understand the nature of COVID-19.

The precise structure of a newly emerged virus—such as the SARS-CoV-2 virus at the root of COVID-19—is complex. Gaining an understanding of COVID-19 is, however, a critical first step in creating a vaccine. In this Front Row lecture, Scripps Research structural biologist Andrew Ward, PhD, shares how a revolutionary technique known as cryo-electron microscopy is generating powerful 3-D images of the coronavirus and its interactions with the human immune system, unearthing discoveries that are already shaping the future of…

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Abacoa Town Center is hosting a fun charity Car Rally this Saturday, June 20th. The event will benefit Victor Concepcion’s Leukemia & Lymphoma Society All-Star Campaign.

Due to the current situation going around the country we decided to keep this event simple and you can start from wherever you’d like and know to be at Abacoa at 11AM. Parking will be provided along Town Center Dr., Crescent St and Main Street.

The Rally meeting place will be at Stadium Grill and there will be an area set up for check-in and vehicle parking. There will also be drink and food specials along with Sports Paintings by MLB Hall of Fame and renown Sports Artist Justyn Farano.

When: Sat, June 20, 2020 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM EDT

Where: JJ Muggs Stadium Grill - 1203…

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The Palm Beach County Community Services Department is now offering a rental and utilities assistance program for residents who have been financially impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

The relief program will provide one-time rental and utility assistance to residents who have experienced loss of income, decrease in hours or unemployment due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Applicants can only receive assistance once, but can apply for multiple relief services.

Benefits up to $7,000 are available for applicants who live in apartments, houses, townhouses or mobile homes. Financial assistance will be limited to past due rents or utilities from after March 1 to before Dec. 30.

All assistance must be applied for at the same time. Applications must be…

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The Admirals Cove Foundation exists to improve lives in the surrounding community and to strengthen Admirals Cove through a culture of giving. Through their annual giving campaign, the Foundation’s efforts are focused exclusively in the areas of education, health and social services.

The Admirals Cove Foundation would like to invite the community of Admirals Cove and the surrounding area to their Virtual Grant Celebration on Friday, June 19th, 2020 at 4:00 pm. During this virtual event, they will be sharing stories of how they’ve been able to enrich lives in the surrounding area due to the valued support of their loyal members.

To participate, register in advance and an exclusive link to the live video event will be sent to you. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

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Palm Beach County is home to many fun Top Attractions for you to add into your summer itinerary. From numerous hiking trails, free concerts, wildlife encounters, beaches, world-class museums and more you’ll find someone for everyone to enjoy.

Here is a list of some of the best things to do in Palm Beach County that are free (or nearly free) to do.

Explore the Nature Areas: Palm Beach County is home to more than 31,000 acres of ecosystems that are protected by the Department of Environment Resources Management (ERM). All 25 natural areas are open from sunrise to sunset with free admission all year round.

West Palm Beach Trolley: The downtown trolley is completely free to use while taking in the scenic and historic routes of downtown West Palm…

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