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South Florida living revolves around the water.  Residents and visitors love the north end of Palm Beach County for its abundance of waterways, ocean access, beaches, lakes and Loxahatchee River.  Palm Beach County is desperate need of more boat ramps and boat trailer parking space.  In particular, the northern end of the county has felt the shortfall of public access boat ramps and parking.  The county has now responded to the demand and more parking and ramps will be available.

Burt Reynold Park, Jupiter, is one of the busiest for boaters in the county.  Burt Reynolds Park West boat ramp will be closing after Labor Day. A $1 million construction contract is scheduled to begin work after the holiday. The improvement project will provide ample

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Local area foundation, the Andrew Harris Foundation received a significant donation from the No Shoes Reefs Project.  Jupiter resident, Andrew “Red” Harris, was a talented young man.  He was struck while snorkeling June 8, 2014.  This partnership between Building Conservation Trust, Coastal Conservation Associations’ National Habitat Program, and Country Superstar Kenny Chesney and ENGEL Coolers will be known as  the Andrew “Red” Harris No Shoes Reef project of 2016.

The foundation will donate 15 of the "lagoon coral head" modules to Palm Beach County for placement on the popular Phil Foster Park Snorkeling Trail.  There will be numbered plaques, which will help “snorkelers navigate the trail, avoid the channel and improve safety.”  This reef

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Welcome to South Florida summer sunshine.  Summer is the warmest season of the year in the Southern Hemisphere.  Summer season runs June through August. So during these bright and cheerful summertime months, everyone throughout the United States experiences warmer temperatures. 

Warmer temperatures means we’re all using more energy to keep our homes cool.Florida, Power and Light  states, "Because A/C units run twice as long in the summer than during cooler months and account for more than half of your energy bill, you likely will notice your summer bills are higher than normal. Now is the time to take control of your energy use, because forecasters predict August to be another extremely hot month."

You can not control what you cannot see, so

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The South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Boulevard, West Palm Beach, is hosting a glance into to the past.  This weekend on Saturday, August 8, 2016, the fairgrounds brings the past to life with Yesteryear Village. 

Yesteryear Village is a step back in time and one of Palm Beach County’s imaginative events. This very distinctive cultural attraction features living and breathing interpretations of life prior to 1940. The event highlights building and artifacts from 1895 – 1945. 

The historical park is spread over 10 acres of property on the fairgrounds and will allow you to explore South Florida’s rich and widespread history.  Be transported into a different period of life in our area.  “A time when schools were located in one small building

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South Florida's MIAMI Association of Realtors (including Jupiter/Tequesta to South Miami areas) celebrates a "milestone 90th anniversary and illustrious history of success and achievements."

 As a client of a Realtor, you can expect honest and ethical treatment in all real estate transaction-related matters. Using a professional Realtor is well advised and advantageous. They are competent members of the National Association of Realtors and here in South Florida, they are members of MIAMI as well. Realtors are not just agents. According to RealtorMag.com, Realtors make a significant difference for home buyers/sellers:

      "1). An expert guide. Selling a home usually requires dozens of forms, reports, disclosures, and other technical documents.

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If you intend to sell your home, it might be a good idea to do a couple of renovations before listing it.  It is also wise move if you have not updated the home in several years.

Remodeling Magazine publishes an annual “Cost vs. Value Report”. The 2016 report disproves most people’s first assumption – kitchen or bathrooms being the remodels that yield the most resale value. According to this report, adding fiberglass attic insulation is the best return on investment.  This simple improvement yielded 117%. 

Renovations that are at the top of the list are:

-         Add fiberglass attic insulation with a yield of 117%.

-         Replace bottom siding on the bottom third of the house with stone veneer at 93%.

-         Exchanging garage

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Located just across the street from Loggerhead Marine Life Center is a new Italian bistro.  The owners of a local Town of Jupiter all-time favorite, Nick’s Tomatoe Pie, have opened the doors to Nick and Johnny’s Osteria.

The authentic Italian restaurant is located at 14133 U.S. Highway One, Juno Beach, FL 33408. Nick and Johnny’s has a relaxed ambiance and bold Italian classics, delicious pies, and a splendid array of specialty drinks and cocktails.

Some of the items on the menu are Vodka Rigatoni Prosciutto in a vodka cream and marinara sauce, Sausage Penne tossed with Italian sausage, pepperoncini, plum tomato, mozzarella cheese in a garlic oil, Arrabiata Linguini Olives, capers sausage, garlic, in a plum tomato sauce, Lobster Ravioli stuffed

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Looking for a little history lesson?  Embark on a guided tour of local Palm Beach area towns.  Excursions like these are offered in most areas that highlight local area landmarks and given with historical narrations.

Get to know downtown West Palm Beach outdoors by engaging in a Segway tour.   Palm Beach Segway Tours  is ranked #1 Tour & Thing to Do in West Palm Beach on TripAdvisor and awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 5 years in a row. If a Segway is not your way to tour, try the Diva Duck Amphibious Tours.  Nose-dive into the Intracoastal on a vessel made for the water and the streets.  Be prepared for lots of laughs because of clichéd jokes and an enjoyable family time.

Historical Palm Beach can be toured by signing up for an

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Photo Credit: Eduardo Buchin, Jupiter, FL

Jupiter’s $150 million dollar waterfront entertainment and shopping complex, Harbourside Place, is not in distress.  Although one restaurant, the Deep Blu Seafood Grille, did not have the success, it hoped it would have had.  The space will be converted into “a spot for weddings and social functions”.  The idea seemingly makes more logic.  The Deep Blu Seafood Grille opened a year ago.

The 4,000 square foot restaurant closed and is in the process of being transformed into a social affair epicenter. The owner states that the space will be more profitable as a catering venue, than as a restaurant.  The Wyndham Grand Jupiter Hotel will manage the space for social affairs. 

There are still plenty of

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The National Association of Realtors data shows existing home sales ascended again in June 2016. They stated, “Existing home sales maintained their upward trajectory in June and increased for the fourth consecutive month.”

The National Association of Realtors, “The Voice for Realtors”, is the United States principal trade association. They represent 1.1. million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate.

“Palm Beach County’s housing market is scorching,” Ten-X, a company that has profound roots in technology and real estate, said in its report released earlier this week. Seasonally attuned home values are up 16.8 percent year-over-year, “the highest pace in the country.”

Palm Beach County has shoved its way

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