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Wellington is a diverse village offering something for even the choosiest visitor.


Mall at Wellington Green

One of the most popular stops in Wellington is the Mall at Wellington Green, located in the heart of Palm Beach County. The Mall features such big-name retailers such as Dillard’s, Macy’s, Nordstrom, and JC Penney, as well as over 180 shops, plus a few restaurants. Kids especially enjoy the play area, which is a great place for moms to congregate, as there is a wide variety of seating available. A large food court rounds out one end of the mall, offering a Chik Fil A, McDonalds, Taco Bell, and Subway, to name a few.

Lion Country Safari

Florida’s only drive-through safari, Lion Country Safari is one of the most-loved destinations for families with

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palm beach art show
ArtPalmBeach is a worldwide contemporary art fair on South Florida’s Gold Coast by art influenced devotees and some detractors too. The Palm Beach County Convention Center is celebrating the 18th year of ArtPalmBeach combining, ceramics, sculptures, painting, photography and special creations that are one of a kind.

The show goes on for a five day period in West Palm Beach, Florida from January 21-25, 2015. This modern evolving event is the longest organized fair that is primarily dedicated to works of art from the 20th and 21st centuries, considering its in its 18th year. There will be international galleries of over 85 exhibits of unique designs to frequently view. Welcoming back this year will be over 60 returning visitors, to name a few are from

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New Laws in Florida for 2015
The New Year brought a few new laws to the state of Florida that affects household smoke detectors and car seats. 

The majority of smoke alarms installed in Florida homes are battery powered. As of January 1, 2015, battery operated smoke alarms can no longer be installed. Florida Building Code is implementing the new law and it requires homeowners without hardwired smoke detectors to install 10-year sealed battery smoke alarms in their homes. These long lived, battery smoke detectors contain lithium batteries, which cannot be tampered with or changed out to operate with other electronics in your home. The reason Florida Building Code has cracked down on smoke detector safety is due to the 114 people that were killed in fires last year. Over half of the

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Frenchman's Reserve Country Club is under new management.

Troon, the leader in upscale golf course management, development, and marketing has taken over the Palm Beach Gardens Club and will now manage the property.

The 18-hole Arnold Palmer designed golf course will be the at the center of the new management company considering Troon's rich history of golf course management.

Frenchman's Reserve Country Club is an exceptional private facility with an outstanding reputation," stated Jim McLaughlin, senior vice president, Troon Privé Operations. "We are honored to have been selected by them and are confident that our management practices will contribute positively to the experience at this widely renowned club."

Troon will do much more than just

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2oth annual FOTOfusion
A South Florida showcase for shutterbugs and camerapersons are welcome to join the expositions of multimedia and digital art. Pictures come alive while revealing the 20th Annual FOTOfusion, which is a five day festival taking place in downtown West Palm Beach, Florida. This year’s event is for amateur and professional photographers and includes Woman of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment, which is a National Geographic traveling exhibition, highlighting the influential photography of eleven award-winning female journalists.

FOTOfusion, January 20th -24th, offers a chance for individuals to learn from lectures/seminars by the top experts in the business and acquire more about the dexterity while crafting with hands on computer labs,…
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Located between the pavilion and the playground, the Tequesta Green Market takes place at Constitution Park the 3rd Saturday of every month, from 9am to 2pm. It is here that Tequesta locals congregate together to buy fresh and organic produce, seafood, fruits, vegetables, bread, and even paintings, jewelry, and articles of clothing. Last year, there was great food including a build-your-own chicken fajitas station, hot dogs, and more. There are currently over 60 vendors ready and willing to share their wares, including the popular Merrill Newman of Newman Soy Candles, Terra Verde, and Bread by Johnny. The atmosphere is tranquil and lush, surrounded by shady trees and green space and promoting an overall serene yet fun atmosphere, especially with the live…
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Housing Market Predictions for 2015

The New Year is here and so are the predictions for the new housing market. After a strong end to 2014’s housing market, experts are predicting another robust year for the 2015. The infographic shown above is based on a National Association of Realtors (NAR) Chief Economist Lawrence Yun’s expectations for the 2015 housing market. 

A quick summation of Yun’s findings includes his prediction of an even better year for the housing market. He attributes the rising market to the bolstering United States economy, “solid” job gains and a healthy increase in home prices. Currently the United States gross domestic product (GDP) is over 4 percent. When GDP is this high economists label the nation’s economic state as “fantastic.” Historically, GDP growth

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Cool breezes are in the forecast as the winter cold fronts decided to roll through South Florida and hopefully keep the fishing patterns more consistent and less scattered.

OFFSHORE- Update on the Silver Sailfish Derby that took place last week caught over a dozen sailfish in just two days and Yellowfin that was a 138 pounds! Their trick of hooking on to so many sailfish is that they chose to make longer runs up the line and look for the sails trolling with small naked ballyhoo and dredges. The teams with live bait stayed closer to home, spotting a few sailfish in 120’ – 160’ feet of water from the Jupiter Inlet to the Juno Beach Pier. The beginning of the week went well for anglers searching for sailfish however, as the week went on the warmer the

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Fort Lauderdale has something for everyone!


Museum of Discovery and Science

The Museum of Discovery and Science features two floors of exciting interactive exhibits, with everything from coral reefs to bats, snakes, and gators. For those who enjoy aviation, there are also nine cockpit simulators, as well as space exhibits, one of which enables visitors to take a simulated trip to the moon. Kids in particular enjoy Discovery Center, which was crafted specifically for ages seven and under. Museum of Discovery & Science is also home to the biggest IMAX film experience in South Florida, with an 80 ft. x 60 ft. screen and 56 speakers.

Las Olas Boulevard

Las Olas Boulevard is a popular outdoor shopping area in Fort Lauderdale, featuring a wide variety of

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Can you guess which Floridian city is home to the most searched zip code of 2014? Orlando’s 32801 zip code topped the charts according to Realtor.com’s annual list. What is interesting about Orlando topping the chart is that it didn’t reach number one for its most recognizable feature, Disney World, but for its downtown scene. 

Realtor.com’s report showed that the downtown Orlando area is a “magnet for young people and empty nesters alike.” Only 28 percent of residents in this area are homeowners. It has been considered a “more educated population with its median age range at 37 years old instead of the state average of 40 years old. The stats for Orlando’s population show at least 42% of downtown Orlando’s people have attended college compared to

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