It may be ready to break out the pumpkins and fall jackets in a lot of the U.S. but here in South Florida, our summer weather continues to roll on! Instead of hayrides and apple orchards, why not fire up the boat head out on water for a weekend at the Sandbar. Here are three of our favorites to consider:

Stuart/Hutchinson Island:

The Stuart sandbar is located just inside the St. Lucie Inlet, and just east of the convergence of the St. Lucie River and Indian River Lagoon. The closest boat ramp is Sandsprit Park. You can rent boats at the Sundance Marina in Jensen Beach. There is also excellent fishing and snorkeling in the area, which is known as the “sailfish flats.”

The Jupiter/Tequesta Sandbar:
The sandbar is located along the Loxahatchee River,…

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Last week during the BMW Championship, it was revealed that Rory Mcllroy and his wife Erica were expecting the birth of their first child. With Erica due any day, it added a layer of intrigue to Rory's weekend rounds, knowing that the call could come at any minute and he would have to walk off the course. It would also explain his up and down play as of late as his mind was likely focused on the impending birth of his child and not golf.

On Thursday morning, Rory took to Twitter to announce that his wife gave birth to their daughter, Poppy Kennedy Mcllroy, on Monday afternoon at Jupiter Medical Center.

Poppy Kennedy McIlroy, born August 31st, 12:15pm. She is the absolute love of our lives. Mother and baby are doing great. Massive thank you…

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Palm Beach resident and internationally renowned Master Sommelier Virginia Philip (“Best Sommelier in the United States” – American Sommelier Association) is now offering her famously sold out wine and mixology classes via ZOOM.

The Virginia Philip Wine Shop & Academy opened in November of 2011 in the heart of West Palm Beach, and moved to the island of Palm Beach in November of 2017 to offer nearly 1,800 square feet and with over 850 personally selected wine and spirits spanning regions all over the globe. The shop gives guests access to Philip’s extensive and encompassing experience, and labels range in price from $10 to $1000+.

Utilizing Philip’s unique expertise and industry relationships, the shop also offers regular wine and spirits education…

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The Kravis Center For Performing Arts in West Palm Beach has announced its 2020/2021 Kravis On Broadway Season Productions. This year, Kravis On Broadway is filled with some of the newest and most popular musicals.

Starting this upcoming January, seven musicals and plays will be hitting the stage in West Palm Beach. The box office is currently closed due to an expansion project, ticket sales will be announced at a later date.

Kravis On Broadway 2020/2021 Schedule:

“Escape To Margaritaville”: Coming to the Kravis Center January 5th through January 10th, 2021

“My Fair Lady”: Coming to the Kravis Center January 5th through January 10th, 2021

“Wicked”: Coming to the Kravis Center February 3rd through February 14th, 2021

“Dear Evan Hansen”:…

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Four Restaurant owners in Abacoa are hosting a month-long promotion called Dine The Drive during the month of September.

Restaurants included are Brick and Barrel, Das Beer Garden, Jumby Bay Island Grill, and Stadium Grill.

“We decided we’d run a menu like we’ve done during Flavor Palm Beach. We invited other restaurants on our street to join us,” said local chef and Brick and Barrel owner David Schroeder, who enlisted all the restaurants on Town Center Drive for the promotion.

Brick and Barrel is offering a $40 menu that includes some of the pub’s most popular bites, like the Scotch egg and duck croquette appetizers, a pub steak entree and a dessert or sweet cocktail. (1153 Town Center Dr., 561-623-0916) 

Das Beer Garden is offering a $25…

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This year marks the 27th year that The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse will celebrate National Public Lands Day. 

Usually, the event is only one day, but this year they are celebrating the holiday all month long by asking visitors to help pick up and remove trash from the 120-acre property. They are encouraging people to tag them in pictures with their trash on social media, and on September 26th from 8 am to 10 am, officials will be giving out free t-shirts in the north parking lot to those who show posted photos.

Officials can also reward participants with two hours of community service.

“We are encouraging social-distanced volunteering throughout the month of September to celebrate National Public Lands Day; “2020 marks the 27th year for the ONA to…

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Head to The Royal Poinciana Plaza on Saturdays during the month of September and October for their new event, "Shop To Table Outdoor Shopping Series".

Shops and boutiques located within the Royal Poinciana Plaza move their store outside for fresh air and the Palm Beach sunshine. During the al-fresco shopping series, clothes, shoes, and merchandise line the terrazzo and courtyards with exclusive offers and shopping deals.

The event takes place every Saturday throughout the month of September and October for a fun day of shopping. On the third Saturday of every month, there is live music in partnership with Cultural Council of Palm Beach County.

Shop To Table Outdoor Shopping Series September Dates:

Saturday, September 5th

Saturday, September…

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Over the weekend, Downtown Delray Beach and the city’s Downtown Development Authority transformed Old School Square into a pop-up dining area. The new outdoor dining area is called “Distanced Dining in the Park”.

The new pop-up area allows people to take out from local downtown Delray Beach restaurants and head to Old School Square for outdoor dining.  People can pick up their food and drinks and safety eat in a socially distanced and open-air area.

The open-air dining area is equipped with hand washing stations and hand sanitizer stations and is filled with outdoor music and lighting. The area can and tables set up, can seat up to 80 people.

The dining area has been a success over the past weekend that downtown Delray Beach has decided to…

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Jupiter Medical Center, ranked number one for safety, quality and patient satisfaction in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast region, continues to make waves for attracting the best of the best. JMC recently welcomed Arthur Katz, M.D., as the medical director of cardiac surgery at Jupiter Medical Center.

With 26 years of experience, Dr. Katz has earned a highly respected name among his peers and patients and is considered the pulse of the new cardiac surgery program at Jupiter Medical Center. Earlier this year, he was recognized by his peers as a "Top Doctor" in Palm Beach County.

Jupiter Medical Center recently expanded the depth and range of its cardiac resources, with three state-of-the-art cardiac catherization labs to employ the most…

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Under an emergency order last week, all county-operated park playgrounds, water playgrounds, play and exercise equipment, water fountains, and volleyball courts are officially able to reopen.

Under a notice issued by the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department, people are being told to "wear a mask if you can" at playgrounds. Palm Beach County’s emergency order only applies to county operated playgrounds. Individual municipalities can then decide if they want to open city-operated playgrounds as well.

Skate parks and bicycle tracks may reopen "with supervision as determined by park management." Campgrounds may begin taking reservations for stays on or after Oct. 1, 2020, and supervised sports facilities with lights may be open after…

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