All Blog Entries by Joe Mehling

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Palm Beach County is open for business and the world is listening. In the past few weeks Palm Beach County has secured large investments from two national companies.

Elliot Management, a $41-billion dollar hedge fund out of New York, recent announced plans to move into the Phillips Point complex in West Palm Beach. The short-term lease is temporary space until Elliott can open more permanent offices of at least 25,000 square feet. The likely landing spot, according to the Palm Beach Post is 360 Rosemary, the new office building under construction by Related Cos. at Rosemary Square, according to two real estate sources. By establishing West Palm Beach as its headquarters, the firm will be able to escape New York's high taxes. 

The second was a

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Tucked away, around the corner from the southside of the Roosevelt Bridge, Gilbert's Coffee Bar offers visitors a mini oasis 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, FL. 

After just one year in serving the community, Gilbert's was voted the best coffee shop in 2019 by the readers of Stuart Magazine. However, Gilbert's offers more than just delicious cups of joe, the restaurant also has a variety of delicious food items ranging from avocado toast to home made pastries and pop tarts. They also know how to put on a show, as they host live music weekly while serving happy hour beer and wine with a trio of

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South Florida may not have the typical northeast fall foilage or classic apple orchard trips with the family. That doesn't mean South Florida doesn't enjoy the Fall season though. There are plenty of pumpkin patches and haunted houses to explore and yes, even fall cocktails featuring Florida's favorite fruit, oranges! This Orange Cinnamon Smash is the perfect Florida cocktail with a taste of Fall. Enjoy! 


1 Cinnamon Stick

1/2 teaspoon Orange Zest zest of half an orange

60 ml Whisky

30 ml Orange juice

Soda or sparkling water to top it up

1-2 Orange Slices


Break the cinnamon stick into pieces and add them to a shaker. Add orange zest and juice and muddle it up. Add whisky and orange juice and shake it.

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It’s hard to choose a better way to dine than at a 5-star steak house, and for those in Palm Beach County, you have options. So, whether you are looking for a romantic reservation for two or an evening out with friends, these three local favorites will satisfy your steak house needs 

  1. 1000 North

1000 US-1, Jupiter FL 33477


Just steps from the Jupiter Inlet, diners at this incredible steak house can enjoy the sunset on the beautiful back terrace or step inside to a trendy-chic open-kitchen dining room. Arrive by boat or car, and enjoy our modern American regional cuisine, including steaks, seafood, and more. The exclusive Club Lounge offers a limited, but exquisite menu, concierge services,

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Are you ready to make your home a "smart home" in 2020? These simple steps will transform you and your home to make life a little less stressful and a lot more efficient. 

Choose Your Smart Home Assistant (Comparison Guide)

This will most likely be the hardest choice on this list as it seems every major tech company now has an in-home assistant product. Whether you choose Alexa (Amazon), or Google or Siri (Apple), make sure you familiarize yourself with all of the products in the company’s product line. You will want to connect all of the products down the road to make using them as simple and efficient as possible. 

Put Your Assistant to Work with Your Phone 

After making your choice of assistant, it is time they earn their title. Discuss

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The atmosphere may be a bit different but the delious tastes will be exactly the same as the 2020 Jupiter Food & Wine Festival goes virutal in 2020. Local chefs will be live demonstarting how to create some of thier most delectable receipes from some of the areas most prestigious restaurants. 

As part of the event, The festival will also host a two day online auction from October 17 – 18, 2020. Click here to learn more! 

All “attendees” will be given recipe ingredients ahead of the event to prepare each dish in real time or any time at all. Additionally, all those that purchase event tickets will recieve a coupon book filled with deals and discounts from local restaurants and shops. 

All proceeds go towards supporting Friends of Jupiter…
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Historic Downtown Stuart claimed the 7th annual "Great Places in Florida" award hosted by the state's chapter of the American Planning Association. 

The American Planning Association praised Downtown Stuart for its ongoing evolution, including projects like, transforming the downtown area and restoring it to its former 1920s glory, enhancing thoroughfares on Osceola Street and Flagler Avenue to support exposure of local businesses and the beautification efforts including artistic crosswalks, installation of sculptures, increased parking, new outside dining areas and additional shade trees. 

Stuart has also been named “America’s Happiest Seaside Town” by Coastal Living in 2016; ranked No. 6 among “60 charming American towns you haven’t heard of but

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Palm Beach Facials is not your typical day spa. For one, its located on world-famous Worth Avenue in Palm Beach, and two, they offer a facial treatment with 24-karat gold. Yes, gold! 

The luxurious firming facial includes 24 Karat Gold-infused products as well as a gold HydroJelly mask. Gold has been proven to enhance the skin’s renewal process and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Gold also acts as a free radical scavenger, protecting cells from oxidative harm.

Palm Beach Facials also others other exotic treatments such as hot stone facials, cranberry glow facials, hydrojelly and even a CBD facial. Click here to learn more! 

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It has been quite the year for Jupiter resident golfers, and yet again, another local pro has found the winners circle. LPGA golfer Mel Reid took home the 2020 ShopRite LPGA Classic for her first ever win on the LPGA Tour. The victory gets Reid into the U.S. Women’s Open in December but next up is the third LPGA major of the year – the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship this week at Aronimink outside Philadelphia. 

Reid joins a slew of other golfers from Jupiter, who have won their respective tours in 2020, including Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas and Daniel Berger. Referred to as “Golf’s Hot Spot” in Golf Digest and the “Epicenter of Professional Golf” by, the sunny beachside town of Jupiter Florida is the place to live for today’s pro golfers.

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Southern Living Magazine recently listed their top 10 Snorkeling spots in the Sunshine State and our area was prominent, ranking in 5 of the top 10 spots. Take a look below at some of their favorites in the Palm Beach and Martin County area!

Bathtub Reef Beach, Stuart 

Family-friendly and scenic, Bathtub Reef Beach is located at the northern tip of Hutchison Island in Martin County. The beach gets its name from the water’s bathtub-calm conditions created by the reef system just off the shore. The reef hosts a variety of sea life, including endangered sea turtles. 

Phil Foster Park, Jupiter

 Wildlife abounds under the water’s surface at Phil Foster Park in Palm Beach County, which has a snorkeling trail 200 feet off Phil Foster Beach that

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