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The White Elephant Palm Beach will be opening on Nov. 4, 2020 on the site of the old Bradley Park Hotel on main street. The 32-room sister property of Nantucket's White Elephant will feature 19 suites, a u-shaped social pool and international inspired restaurant, Lola 41. 

Guests will be welcomed onto the property by a seven-foot white elephant statue by Santa Fe-based artist Fredrick Prescott. (A “sister” elephant statue, Trunket, is on the grounds of White Elephant in Nantucket. The statue is just one of 120 original pieces of modern and pop art curated by the owners and Elkus Manfredi.  

Guestrooms and suites range from 510 to 3,000 square feet, including the two penthouse suites which feature large living rooms, fully equipped kitchens and

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Since 2007 the legends of the game have made a stop in Boca Raton for the PGA TOUR Champions event at the Old Course at Broken Sound Golf Club. This year, the event will return to Broken Sound but not only take place in a month, it will also feature a brand new title sponsor. The TimberTech Championship will be played in front of a national TV audience the week of October 26 to November 1, 2020.

Since its inception, the newly named TimberTech Championship has raised over $2 million for local charities through the Boca Raton Champions Golf Charities (BRCGC), with the Boca Raton Regional Hospital serving as the primary charitable beneficiary.

World Golf Hall of Fame members Ernie Els and Phil Mickelson, as well as 2010 FedExCup Champion Jim Furyk,

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Just a short drive north could mean big time waves for Martin & Palm Beach County surfers! 

A simulated surf park may be on its way to the Treasure Coast as part of a $595 million development plan in Fort Pierce. The “Willow Lakes” proposal would bring an estimated 800 residential homes, 600 hotel rooms and 400,000 square feet of retail space along with thousands of potential jobs. 

The first phase would feature the WaveGarden and food and beverage facilities. It may also include a 150-room hotel. The surfing center itself, "Surfworks Resorts" is expected to create 139 jobs and $15.6 million economic impact annually, according to a study by the Economic Development Council of St. Lucie County. 

The facility features a massive swimming pool-like

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West Palm Beach's historic Clematis Street is ready for its close up! The two-year construction project has finally finishedup the final stages and residents of Palm Beach County are welcome to enjoy the new streetscape. 

From the waterfront to Rosemary Avenue, the $18.8 million dollar streetscape has widened the sidewalks, narrowed the travel lanes and many on-street parking spots eliminated travel lanes to discourage cars and emphasize the on-foot experience on Clematis, an entertainment, dining and shopping focal point for residents, tourists and workers.

There's still work to be done but it's all expected to be complete by the end of October, officials said Thursday according to the Palm Beach Post. 

The 600 block will get a minor update,

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Just like that, we have reached the final weeks of Sepetember. With October just around the corner, its about time to kick our Fall creations into high gear. It may not feel like traditonal Fall weather in South Florida, but that doesn't mean we can't enjoy the warm, cozy feeling that comes along with the season. Check out this fun apple pie recipe to get a taste of the Fall season. 

Ingredients

2 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 large Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and diced
1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1 package frozen puff pastry sheets, thawed
2 egg yolks, beaten

Instructions

In a medium skillet over medium heat, melt the butter until

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It may have taken a few extra weeks, but Southeastern Conference football is back! The No.5 Florida Gators will kick off their abbreviated 2020 campaign on Saturday as they travel to Oxford, MS to face Ole Miss.

The Gators, led by head coach Dan Mullen, will head into the season with lofty expectations despite some unknown holes from last season. However, Florida will have last season’s pleasant surprise in Kyle Trask under center. Trask, who stepped into the starting position last season when Feliple Franks was lost to injury, threw for almost 3,000 yards and 25 touchdowns in 2019. The Gators may sprinkle in highly touted Emory Jones to spell Trask at points, but this will Trasks’ team in 2020. 

The defense will be stout as ever, the quarterback is

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In support of local restaurants in Jupiter and Palm Beach Gardens, Villain Bike Boutique at Downtown Palm Beach Gardens will host a biweekly bike tour on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

The 15-mile, three-hour ride leaves at 7:30 p.m. from Villain Bike Boutique, at 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Avenue, Suite 3106. 

Riders will make up to three stops at local restaurants including Paddy Mac’s, Twisted Trunk, Das Biergarten, The Cooper, Salute Market, Rocco’s Taco’s, Voodoo Bayou and Scusi. The ride is free, and any food purchases are up to the rider.

Bikers may bring thier own bike and helmet or rent an electric bike from Villain at a discounted rate. 

Advanced registration is required. For information, call Villain Bike Boutique at 561-629-7507.

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The Marine Industries Association of South Florida, along with show producer Informa U.S. Boat Shows and Broward County, announced Thursday that the 61st version of the annual boat show will go on as planned with new safety protocols. 

Precautions will include contactless ticketing system, 14 entrances, docks widened to up to 30 feet, temperature checks, and sanitization stations. All exhibitors and attendees will be required to wear face coverings, and all customer lines – including entrances, restrooms, and food and beverage stands – will be spaced out, with visual markers every 6 feet. Hygiene stations will be installed throughout the show area.

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is the largest boat show in the world. In 2019, the show

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Palm Beach International (PBI) Airport announced it achieved GBAC STAR facility accreditation, ensuring proper cleaning protocols, disinfection techniques, and work practices are in place to combat biohazards and infectious diseases.

This facility accreditation, which is administered by the Global Biorisk Advisory Council, a Division of ISSA, properly equips PBI for effectively combating reoccurring biohazards or infectious disease risks. 

PBI is the second airport in the United States and the first airport in Florida to receive the GBAC STAR facility accreditation.

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One of the internet’s most reputable Travel Blogs, The Poinster, recently visited Jupiter to showcase its beauty and stunning landscapes. Boasting nearly 35,000 followers on Instagram and over six thousand visitors a month to their Pinterest page, The Poinster editors travel the globe to showcase the very best spots to capture that perfect photo. Please find below The Poinster’s Choices for the most instagrammable spots in Jupiter/Juno:

  • Sunrise on Juno Beach
  • Coral Cove Park
  • Cypress Creek/Riverbend Park
  • Local sandbars
  • Cato’s Bridge Beach
  • Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum

“As a resident of the Jupiter/Juno Beach area, I’m always exploring these amazing locations that are practically in my backyard,” says Marcy Ferruggia, founder

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