We might not know the results of the 2020 Presidential Election for days or possibly weeks. That is because many states have different rules for processing their mail-in ballots.  Florida began processing mail-in votes two weeks before the election. 

Sorting mail and counting ballots can be a logistical nightmare.  Here is why:

-        12 states count ballots as they come in.

-        11 states have a buffer period ahead of the election of over two weeks.

-        17 states begin counting less than two weeks before the election.

-        Six states, including Pennsylvania, do not begin counting until Election Day.

To sum it up quickly, in most states election officials began processing that surge of ballots in the weeks before Election…

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This November, the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting a list of calendar events for the whole family to enjoy. Head to the iconic lighthouse this month and join in on the fun filled events.

November Events at the Lighthouse

Lighthouse Sunset Tour: Wednesday, November 4th, 11th, and 18th

Climb to the top of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse on Wednesday nights and take advantage of the spectacular sunset views and watch the lighthouse turn on to illuminate the sky. In addition, visitors will get an inside look at the Lighthouse Watchroom to see how everything works and learn the history of the lighthouse along the way. The tours last approximately an hour and tickets must be purchased online prior to the event.  The tours start at 4:45 pm.

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Voters in Palm Beach County need to make their voices heard by voting on November 3, 2020.  This 2020 Presidential Election is unprecedented. Your vote is your voice on issues affecting healthcare, housing, education, and employment. Help make a difference in the community during this general election and vote. There are several simple motivations why you should vote: 

You vote will impact the quality of life you want for yourself and forthcoming generations. Voting is a U.S. citizen’s chance to stand up for the issues you care about like public transportation, raising or not raising minimum wage, or funding for local schools. 

Elections are decided by the people who go out and vote.  Hopefully, you have invested time learning about and…

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A beloved Jupiter Mexican style taqueria, PapiChulo Tacos, has opened a new location in Royal Palm Beach. This new hot spot boasts a chill Southern Cali / Baja Coast vibe lust like it’s sister restaurant to the northern end of Palm Beach County on U.S. One.

Both PapiChulo Taco locations serve up the same Mexican-style menu of tasty tacos, nachos, cleverly crafted cocktails, desserts and more! The new location just celebrated its grand opening on Tuesday, Oct. 13. Located at 1005 N. State Road 7, just south of Okeechobee Blvd. in the Regal Cinemas shopping center, the space pulses happily with a laid-back beach bar vibe. They even had beach sand brought in from the Atlantic Ocean.  

Pick up on varying tastes of Latin America chef-driven street food…

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Photo courtesy of Scott Halleran 

It might have taken him 40 starts, but Darren Clarke is finally a winner on the PGA Tour Champions.

Needing a birdie on the 18th hole on Sunday at the TimberTech Championship, Darren Clarke safely two-putted from 40 feet to get his first professional win since the 2011 Open Championship and prevent Bernhard Langer from successfully defending his 2019 title. 

“I’ve had a lot of opportunities the last few years, so it’s great to finally win one,” Clarke said. “I wouldn’t be working this hard if I didn’t think I could still win.”

It had appeared that Langer, a Boca Raton resident, was well on his way to back-to-back victories at the Old Course at Broken Sound and three in the last 10 years. He held a 1 shot lead…

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Living in Florida has its many benefits such as the year-round sunshine, never being more than an hour from the beach, perfect weather, numerous outdoor activities, and great restaurants that you can bring your boat or eat outside to name a few and Palm Beach County is no different.

In these times, it’s no surprise that diners want to be able to go out and enjoy the open air for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Here is a guide of just some of the best restaurants in Palm Beach County that you can eat outside.

Papichulos Tacos: Jupiter

The Bistro: Jupiter

Dive Bar: Jupiter

Copacabana Cuban Cuisine: Jupiter

Chowder Heads: Jupiter

Guanabanas: Jupiter

Juno Beach Café: Juno Beach

The River House: Palm Beach Gardens

Waterway Café:…

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Cruise ships are a key point of Southeast Florida tourism and hospitality, however the pandemic has rocked the boat. With ports in Palm Beach down to Miami, the local cruise industry has been impacted in a big way. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday announced that it will allow its “no-sail order” to expire this weekend. The change is a big win for the Florida cruise industry, which has been shuttered completely since March.  

Cruise stocks rose Friday after the CDC announced it will replace its nearly 8-month old no-sail order with a less restrictive “Conditional Sailing Order.” The no-sail order has been in place since mid-March due to the coronavirus, but will expire on Saturday night and not be extended, the CDC said.…

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The skies of Martin County will be taken over by planes and jets for the annual Stuart Air Show. The air show will take place this weekend at the Witham Field Airport in Stuart on Saturday and Sunday.

Come and watch these incredible airplanes do amazing stunts, turns, and tricks at high speeds and high altitudes. For the second year in a row, there will also be a helicopter stunt show. The show will be beyond your expectations. The show is not just a visual air show but it’s an interactive experience for yourself and family to enjoy.

In addition to the Stuart Air Show there will be a Race The Runway 5K on Sunday morning. The popular 5K is back by popular demand. Participants can either run, walk, or stroll down the runway. Awards and finisher medals…

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Last week, on October 30th, 2020, after months of hurricane cleanup and issues caused by the pandemic, Green Turtle Club reopened! Located on Green Turtle Cay in the Bahamas, Green Turtle Club sits on a picturesque harbor surrounded by some of the most spectacular beaches in the world. Diving, Fishing, or hanging at Dollar Bar where you can listen to live local music “Gully Roosters Band” and sip on their famous “Tipsy Turtle Rum Punch” are now awaiting Green Turtle’s guests once again!

If you live in Jupiter or Palm Beach, Green Turtle is accessible by boat in only a few hours, making it possible to have breakfast in Florida and lunch at Green Turtle Club if so inclined. Some visitors to Green Turtle Cay arrive by commercial airline to Abaco, then…

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In an election season unlike any other, make sure your voice is heard this November 3rd.  Palm Beach County implemented some “checks and balances” as the countdown to the election nears. Are you election ready? Check your voter information and find your polling location today by clicking "My Status"!

Americans are gearing up for the largest vote-by-mail election in American history.  Voting by mail can trace its roots “to soldiers voting far from home during the Civil War and World War II. By the late 1800s, some states were extending absentee ballots to civilian voters under certain conditions.”

For once, there is a new use for technology that might build confidence in our democracy, rather than tear it down. Want to make sure your ballot counts?…

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