Hometown Heroes appreciation day is Saturday, June 18, 2022, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The event will take place at Cox Science Center and Aquarium located at 4801 Dreher Trail North, in West Palm Beach. The museum was previously known as the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium.

Hometown Heroes include Veterans, Active-Duty Military, First Responders, Gold Star Families and up to four of their guests. Heroes must provide valid identification.

To salute the hometown heroes will include:

-        Military vehicle demonstrations

-        Meet and greet with local armed forces

-        Live science demonstrations

-        Military demonstrations

-        BBQ for the heroes and their family

-        Dunk the…

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Are you planning to move to Palm Beach County or the Martin County area? When families move to a new city or state, finding the right school for their children is a top priority but often poses a challenge. The Florida Department of Education created Moving to Florida website as a one-stop hub of information on public education in Florida.

Use the Search by County/District/Superintendents link above to search through Florida's public-school districts. Each geographical county is a school district. If you do not know the name of the county where you are relocating, use the Search by City link instead. On the Search by County/District/Superintendent page, each county name links to that school district's website.

You are encouraged to contact the…

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Florida Atlantic University is presenting Neil Simon’s Brighton Beach Memoirs from Friday, June 17, 2022, through Saturday, June 25, 2022. Brighton Beach Memoirs is centered on the relatable angst of growing up. The plays are in the Marleen Forkas Studio One Theatre and the big band concert is in the Kaye Auditorium of the Student Union, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus.

The Brighton Beach Memoirs follows 15-year-old Eugene Jerome as he navigates the waters of adolescence. Set in 1937 Brooklyn, this award-winning play perfectly captures a classic coming-of-age story surrounded by identifiable family characters, as they confront the pressures of the impending war. Celebrate the life and works of this hilarious and highly autobiographical Neil…

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Father's Day is this weekend and it is time to celebrate! Treat your favorite father to a celebratory Father’s Day feast at Delray Beach's beloved hotspot, City Oyster.  City Oyster is located at 213 E. Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach. City Oyster will present a plethora of brunch specialties, including their decadent Belgian Waffle, Petrosian Caviar Eggs Benedict, Maine Lobster Roll, Maryland Style Jumbo Lump Crab Cake, and Fresh Fish & Chips featuring Boston cod, tartar sauce, hand cut potato wedges, and mixed greens; and keep the party going with unlimited boozy mimosas and bloody Mary’s.

For dinner, seafood lovers will enjoy the Sweet Potato Crusted Mahi with Brussels sprouts and hazelnut chimichurri sauce, Braised Grouper Veracruzana with…

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At nearly 1,200 pounds, Georgie is now the largest sea turtle ever found on Juno Beach. The Loggerhead Marine Life Center, located at 14200 U.S. Highway 1, Juno Beach, found her. Loggerhead Marinelife Center is undergoing improvements and a Capital Expansion currently. During this construction phase, they continue to work on rescuing and rehabilitating sea turtles will continue, and the animals in our hospital will continue to receive the highest quality care available. Currently, we do not have any sea turtle patients in our hospital.

Georgie is a leatherback sea turtle, a species that typically weighs between 750 and 1,000 pounds and is the largest turtle species in the world. She was first tagged in 2020 when she nested on Juno Beach and since…

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Tucked away in the charming South Florida village of Hobe Sound, is area restauranteur’s, Chef Christopher and Elizabeth Taylor’s, newest dining experience called the Taylor Beach House Cafe. Hobe Sound is a scenic oceanfront community at the southern tip of Martin County. With a sheltered location between the towns of Jupiter and Stuart, Hobe Sound real estate offers the ultimate in waterfront living with the Atlantic Ocean on one side, the Intracoastal Waterway on the other, and miles of white sandy beach in-between.

Beautifully situated on Bridge Road, the newly renovated main street of charming downtown Hobe Sound, Taylor Beach House Cafe’s brand of coastal hospitality has been thoughtfully curated to be the “go-to” for beachcombers and…

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Indoor cycling at a spin class is a fantastic way to work out. It is like being a kid again, paddling as fast and hard as you can- only no more training wheels, and there is a coach yelling over loud music for you to try harder. Spin classes are not only super fun but a terrific way to make friends and to be healthy. The Jupiter area has two of the best cycling studios in the Palm Beach County area. Here is a little bit of information about them.

Cycle Bar, 4550 Donald Ross Rd Ste 100 Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418

Cycle Bar is the best value studio around. The first class is just $15. The cost includes clip-in shoes and healthy snacks. There are classes with fun themes throughout the week like Michael Jackson or 70s block parties where you can…

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Palm Beach County, bear in mind, Flag Day 2022 is observed on Tuesday, June 14th to honor and commemorate the adoption of the American flag which occurred on this day in 1777 by the Second Continental Congress. President Harry S. Truman designated the day as National Flag Day in 1949 with the red, white, and blue flag with thirteen stars. The United States Army also celebrates its birthday on this day. One year earlier the United States declared Independence from Great Britain with the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776.

The colors of our flag have meant different things to different people. Thomas Jefferson’s words “life, liberty, pursuit of happiness” as a focal point relating to the flag’s colors. Red stripes…

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Tucked away, around the corner from the southside of the Roosevelt Bridge is Gilbert’s Coffee Bar. More than just a coffee bar, Gilberts offers visitors a delightful stop just steps of U.S. 1. The coffee shop, named after the Historic House of Refuge at Gilberts Bar on Hutchinson Island, has quickly become a local favorite for locals and visitors in Stuart. Gilberts is located at Sunset Bay Marina & Anchorage, 615 S.W. Anchorage Way, overlooking the south fork of the St. Lucie River.

Voted “Best Coffee Shop and Best Place to Work in the Region” by Stuart Magazine Readers and serving delicious organic and locally sourced coffee, tea, smoothies, baked goods, toast, beer, and wine.

However, Gilbert's offers more than just delicious cups of joe, the…

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It is no secret that Jupiter is recognized for its fishing. In fact, Jupiter holds a good reputation for more to consider than being on the water. Activities in the Palm Beaches can be never-ending with golf, tennis, museums, real estate, shopping, dining, arts, and culture to name a few. If you are looking for a new angling adventure and access to a boat does not rest at your fingertips, try chartering a vessel. There are endless opportunities for you, your friends, or your family to go out on a fishing charter here in the Jupiter area. 

All the tours are full service; so, you will not have to worry about bait, rigs, food, or drinks, just bring an appetite for fishing! When you charter a tour from Jupiter Fishing you will find yourself reeling in…

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