December 2021

There are 91 blog entries for December 2021.

New Year’s Eve in Delray Beach is sure to light up the night. Watch a free firework display with friends and family. The new year, 2022, is just hours away. Time to bid adieu to 2021 and look ahead to a bright future next year at the Delray Beach New Year's Eve Celebration.

The holiday spirit is still alive and well in Delray Beach. The city is keeping its 100-foot-tall Christmas tree up in Old School Square through New Year’s Eve along with its adjacent ice-skating rink and carousel.  

On New Year’s Eve, folks can enjoy all the above beginning at 5:00 p.m. And starting at 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. DJ Big Smile spins and the bar opens. 

If you are the type that does not want to stay up until midnight, you will love this! The fireworks begin at 9

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The housing experts say the market is “normalizing.” But what does that mean for the Palm Beaches? Will home prices in Palm Beach County and rents finally come down? Will more homes go up for sale? And what does the year ahead have in store for the real estate market?

“The nation’s housing market, after a wild surge that sent home prices up over 30 percent in some cities in 2021, will be less intense next year”, according to Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the National Association of Realtors (NAR).

The NAR 2022 housing forecast anticipates the market will continue slowing down from the frenzy seen in the spring when prices shot up to new heights. However, prices will stay high, inventory will remain tight, and mortgage rates will rise. Other

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Recently there seems to be a national holiday each and every day. December 30 is National Bacon Day. If you love bacon, today may just make you squeal with delight. Located in the quaint, seaside town of Jupiter is a local’s favorite for breakfast and “million-dollar bacon.”  First Watch Restuarant, 6240 Indiantown Road West, in Jupiter has bacon on the menu. It is not just any type of bacon, but it is pro ported to be “million-dollar bacon”! If you cannot resist the temptation to try “million-dollar bacon,” it is rumored to be wonderful, notable bacon, and definitively worth a try.

In the 1920s, Americans ate very light breakfasts, so public relations pioneer Edward Bernays persuaded doctors to promote bacon and eggs as a healthy breakfast in

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Have you ever wo dered why we say, “Out with the old and in with the new”? “Out with the old, in with the new” means to leave old things or ideas behind and start fresh with new things or ideas. People usually say this at the beginning of a new year or at the beginning of something new.

The phrase “out with the old, in with the new,” literally means to MOVE FORWARD! The phrase suggests that to move forward, one must purge, remove, or let go of one thing, with the expectation of gaining something else.

Each new year offers an exciting opportunity for a fresh start and new beginnings, which is why we all look forward to New Year’s Eve so much. No matter what your goals are for the coming year are or how many New Year’s resolutions you plan to make

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Face coverings will be required in multiple cities and county-owned buildings starting January 3, 2022. A Palm Beach County representative said it decided this based on the need to provide critical government services and keep buildings open for residents to use. More details are available on the Palm Beach County Florida Department of Health.

"The CDC recommends wearing masks in public indoor settings, and the public in areas of substantial or high community transmission regardless of individual vaccination status," it said in a press release.

This mandate includes Palm Beach County and the City of Boynton Beach. Law enforcement could issue a trespass warning and remove any individuals who do not comply with the policy.

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 Put on your finest party outfit and cheers to the New Year. Ring in the New Year with the finest bottles from Dom Pérignon, Veuve Clicquot, Moet & Chandon, and more at one of the Palm Beach area fine dining venues. The area is relishing in epicurean delights, but you are down to the wire on getting reservations for dinner on the last day of 2021.

Almond Palm Beach, 207 Royal Poinciana Way is adamant about serving the best available locally sourced and outsourced options. They hang their own charcuterie, grind their own sausage, ferment their own kimchi, dry-age steaks, and smoke their own fish and bacon. The wine list is handpicked and offers a reasonably priced selection of wines. Specialty cocktails, Florida craft beers, and raw bar selections,

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The year is coming to a close as Friday is New Year's Eve and Saturday is the first day of 2022. Palm Beach County’s Post Office has posted hours for holiday. The U.S. Post Office said its locations nationwide will be open on Friday, New Year's Eve and mail will be delivered as usual.

Post offices will be closed on Saturday, New Year's Day. Mail will not be delivered, and mail will not be picked up from collection boxes. United States Post Office, is an independent agency of the federal government responsible for mail delivery between individuals and businesses in the United States

Another interesting fact, the stock markets will be open at regular hours on New Year's Eve. The bond market will close early on Friday, December 31, 2021

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Ring in the New Year early with the kids and family at Rosemary Square, 700 South Rosemary Avenue in West Palm Beach. This is a free family-friendly event. In addition to the festivities at the individual restaurants, there will be family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebrations featuring children’s activities with Rhythm & Hues. There will be live music and a New Year’s Eve countdown at 9 p.m. under The Wishing Tree. December 31 from 6 PM - 9 PM.

Click here for more information on the TGIFamily event this New Year's Eve.

If Boca Raton is more in your vicinity bring the kids and family to New Year Eve celebration at Sugar Sand Park Holiday Funtacular. The Funtacular evening is at 300 South Military Trail in Boca Raton. Ring in the New Year with

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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training gives the quality of CPR certification cards that many employers require. It is essential that we have basic knowledge of CPR in case of emergency before help arrives. CPR Certification West Palm Beach, located at 1645 Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard, Suite 1200 in West Palm Beach is offering a certification CPR course. The American Heart Association Certified Basic Life Support CPR Classes are held on most Saturday mornings and select weekday evenings.

The purpose of CPR, simply put, is to keep oxygen-rich blood flowing to the brain and other vital organs if the heart or lungs stop working on their own. The primary function of the heart is to pump blood to the body and the primary function of the lungs is to

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