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This August the Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society is offering kids free admission for every full-priced adult ticket. Two children under the age of 13 will be able to get into the zoo for free throughout the month of August.

The Palm Beach Zoo is home to hundreds of animals and species, many of them are endangered. The zoo features 23 acres of lush tropical habitat. Animals include monkey’s, alligators, birds, tigers, elephants, jaguars, bears, sloths, and much more.

The Zoo reopened its door in June with new safety rules and social distancing protocols. Attendance at the zoo is still limited and is being offered at a first come, first serve basis. Several hand washing stations and hand sanitizer stations are placed throughout the many

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Houseplants add a lushness and splash of organic color to any room. However, many species can be toxic to cats and dogs who may decide to munch on a leaf or two. Luckily, there are a few plants that can add beauty to your home without posing a threat to man’s best friend. These houseplants are safe for cats and dogs according to the ASPCA, but since the consumption of any plant material may cause vomiting and gastrointestinal upset, it's still best to keep all houseplants out of reach.  

Spider Plant

 

Calathea or Prayer Plant

 

Polka Dot Plant

 

Moth Orchid

 

Parlor Palm

 

Lipstick Plant

 

Friendship Plant

 

Christmas Cactus

 

Air Plant

 

African Violet

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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting several Lighthouse Sunset Tours this month. The Lighthouse reopened to visitors two months ago and their event calendar features a mix of events and tours.

On Wednesday nights during the month of August, the lighthouse hosts their weekly Lighthouse Sunset Tour. Visitors climb to the top of the Jupiter Lighthouse and witness the speculator Jupiter summer sunset and views of the town.

The tour includes a sneak peak inside the Lighthouse Watchroom to see how everything works and you’ll even get a chance to watch the light turn on to light up the sky. The tours last approximately one hour and tickets are required.

Tickets cost $25 dollars per person and $20 dollars for Lighthouse members. Tickets can

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Hobe Sound, the small unincorporated area located just north of Tequesta and Jupiter in Martin County. The small area has a small-town feel and is centrally located on Florida’s Atlantic coastline. Hobe Sound is home to some of the most beautiful beaches, championship golf courses, nature spots, parks, schools, shops, and restaurants.

Hobe Sound is home to many recreational parks and the Jonathan Dickinson State Park. The State Park features many recreational activities such as camping, hiking, bike riding, walk trails, equestrian trails, boating, wildlife viewing, an observation tower and many more activities. The Loxahatchee River runs through the Jonathan Dickinson State Park. The River was Florida’s first river to earn the title for National Wild

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This summer, South Floridians are deciding to spend their summer vacations in their own county. With more attractions and things to do opening daily in South Florida, what better way to spend your summer vacation in Palm Beach County. The county is home to many top attractions and luxurious beachfront resorts with award-winning spas, great amenities, world class dining and giant pools to name a few. This summer use your vacation time and take a staycation at one of Palm Beach County’s local hotels and visit one of the county’s top attractions.

Besides the convenience of not having to travel far to enjoy the sun and the sand, there is also many benefits to staying local.

Benefits of a Staycation:

1. Save money on things like air travel, pet, or

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Palm Beach Gardens is a city in northern Palm Beach County that is home to roughly 56,300 residents and is a principal city of the Miami metropolitan area. The city has a total area of 55,000 square miles and roughly two tenths of a mile features water.

Prior to becoming a city in 1969, Palm Beach Gardens was primarily cattle ranches and pine forests with swamp lands to the west. In 1959, the land was purchased by John D. MacArthur and he announced his plan to develop 4,000 acres and build homes for 55,000 people. MacArthur choose the name Palm Beach Gardens after his initial request for Palm Beach City was denied by the Florida Legislature because of the similarity of the nearby town of Palm Beach.  The city was incorporated on June 20th, 1959 and it

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  The Paws and Reels Fishing Tournament this past weekend involved more than just fishing. It raised money for Amber's Animal Outreach, and was a celebration of man's best friend as people from Northern Palm Beach County brought their rescue pups along for the festivities. Here are a few of our favorite dogs in attendance, as captured by photographer Michael O'Malley.
         
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This past weekend, Waterfront Properties was lucky enough to sponsor the Paws and Reels Fishing Tournament to fundraise for Amber’s Animal Outreach. Over 30 other companies sponsored or donated raffle gifts, and 20 boats registered for the first annual tournament.

Last Thursday, fishing teams and supporters gathered while Rob "The Fly" Navarro and Tournament Director Lacey Hagler went over rules and regulations, and a captain’s dinner was provided by Sailfish Marina.

On Saturday, boats fished from lines in at 6:30 am until scales closed at 2:30 pm in search of the biggest dolphin they could find. Team “Lunatico” earned first place with a 16 pounder caught by Judge Moss, Luke Rinehart aboard “Drink Like A Fish” won second place dolphin at 8.8

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It looks like a dream come true, an area with breathtaking ocean or waterway views and authentic small-town friendliness. This utopia exists in Tequesta, Florida. The Village of Tequesta is a boater’s delight!  Tequesta is known for its picturesque and relaxing lifestyle on the water just north of Jupiter.  Across the scenic Jupiter Inlet and alongside the graceful Loxahatchee River is the quaint Village of Tequesta.  This is where people have flocked to quietly raise their families or retire and enjoy life peacefully along the waterways.

You may find the name of the little village interesting.  Tequesta received its namesake from a Native American tribe known as Tequesta. They occupied an area along the southeastern coast of Florida.  They had

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The small quite town located between North Palm Beach and Jupiter is Juno Beach. the laid-back atmosphere and sandy coastline is perfect for anyone.

Juno Beach is located on a barrier island between the intracoastal waterway and the Atlantic Ocean. The small town is home to an estimated 3,700 residents and is home to the Loggerhead Marinelife Center, the most populated Sea Turtle Nesting area, and the Juno Beach Fishing Pier.

On any given day, fishermen and visitors head to the Juno Beach Pier hoping to get a glimpse at some of the Marinelife below. The pier is a main hub of the town and features a snack bar, bait shop, fishing pole rentals, and a perfect view. The pier is part of the Juno Beach Park which is a popular beach spot for surfers,

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