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After over a year of planning and construction, Sprouts Farmers Market will open its doors on Oct. 7 in Stuart, FL, it’s very first Treasure Coast location. The Phoenix-based grocery chain originally announced plans to open a store in Stuart in January 2019 and it will finally come to be next month.

Sprouts will be located in Stuart’s Martin Square Shopping Center on U.S. 1 near Indian Street, the same plaza as Staples, Home Depot and Old Time Pottery. The Stuart location is hiring 110 new team members. Residents interested can apply online at sprouts.com/careers. 

The grocery store opened 15 new locations in Florida in the past year-and-a-half with two more under construction. It has over 350 stores nationwide.  Sprouts says its stores feature a

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The sun is out and the windows are down, the excitement is building as you head to the nearest sandy oasis. It's beach day! The car is loaded with all of the essentials, including your very best waterproof speaker. Now all you need is the perfect sountrack to enjoy the day with friends and family. Luckily for you, we have listed ten of our favroites to help you build the perfect beach day playlist. Enjoy! 

1. Son's Gonna Rise - Citizen Cope, Carlos Santana (Rock)

2. Higher Love - Kygo, Whitney Houston (or the orginal Steve Wynwood!) (Dance, Rock)

3. Good Times Roll - Jimmie Allen, Nelly (Country) 

4. Corona and Lime - Shwayze, Cisco Adler (R&B)

5. Beachin' - Jake Owen (Country)

6. Say So - Allen Stone (Rock)

7. Cheerleader - OMI

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Believe it or not it is September, and that means its officially pumpkin spice season! The trendy flavor that seems to sweep over the nation every fall has begun to take over shelves at Publix and at your favorite coffee house. We have scoured our local groceries for you and found five can’t miss pumpkin spice bundles of deliciousness you may not know existed: 

Boom Chicka Pop Pumpkin Spice Drizzled Kettle Corn

It doesn’t get much more fall than pumpkin spice and kettle corn folks. Boom Chicka Pop is dialing up the pumpkin in your diet this year with pumpkin spice kettle corn, perfect for scary movie night!

Pepperidge Farm Pumpkin Cheesecake Soft Baked Cookies

Read that again, do I have to say anything else? It covers everything… Pepperidge

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It may be ready to break out the pumpkins and fall jackets in a lot of the U.S. but here in South Florida, our summer weather continues to roll on! Instead of hayrides and apple orchards, why not fire up the boat head out on water for a weekend at the Sandbar. Here are three of our favorites to consider:

Stuart/Hutchinson Island:

The Stuart sandbar is located just inside the St. Lucie Inlet, and just east of the convergence of the St. Lucie River and Indian River Lagoon. The closest boat ramp is Sandsprit Park. You can rent boats at the Sundance Marina in Jensen Beach. There is also excellent fishing and snorkeling in the area, which is known as the “sailfish flats.”

The Jupiter/Tequesta Sandbar:
The sandbar is located along the Loxahatchee River,

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Jupiter Medical Center, ranked number one for safety, quality and patient satisfaction in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast region, continues to make waves for attracting the best of the best. JMC recently welcomed Arthur Katz, M.D., as the medical director of cardiac surgery at Jupiter Medical Center.

With 26 years of experience, Dr. Katz has earned a highly respected name among his peers and patients and is considered the pulse of the new cardiac surgery program at Jupiter Medical Center. Earlier this year, he was recognized by his peers as a "Top Doctor" in Palm Beach County.

Jupiter Medical Center recently expanded the depth and range of its cardiac resources, with three state-of-the-art cardiac catherization labs to employ the most

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Under an emergency order last week, all county-operated park playgrounds, water playgrounds, play and exercise equipment, water fountains, and volleyball courts are officially able to reopen.

Under a notice issued by the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department, people are being told to "wear a mask if you can" at playgrounds. Palm Beach County’s emergency order only applies to county operated playgrounds. Individual municipalities can then decide if they want to open city-operated playgrounds as well.

Skate parks and bicycle tracks may reopen "with supervision as determined by park management." Campgrounds may begin taking reservations for stays on or after Oct. 1, 2020, and supervised sports facilities with lights may be open after

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Divers across the globe have their eyes on the Jupiter coast for the next few months, as hundreds of goliath grouper -- some the size of golf carts, and up to 10 feet,  make their way off the coast for mating season. This annual phenomena, known as the Atlantic Goliath Grouper aggregation, provides divers for a one-of-a-kind experience right in our backyard!

Jupiter Dive Center offers an extensive diving experiences to see these mammoth creatures. The center runs run regular boat trips for two-tank dives on the MG-111 wreck, the local ledge reef system, and other sites where the Goliaths are known to gather. According to their website, during this time of year, divers can expect to see up to sixty(!) groupers along the “wreck trek”.

For more info

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The Palm Beach Zoo has extended their celebration of Kids Rule the Jungle and will extend their free pricing for kids until September 4th. For each full-price adult admission, two children under the age of 13 will be admitted for free.

Palm Beach Zoo’s winding shaded pathways and refreshing Fountain Plaza splash pad make it a great place to visit during the long summer days. To the delight of the hundreds of animal residents, visitors have been safely and steadily returning to the Zoo. 

During Palm Beach County’s Phase 1 reopening, the Zoo is  limiting attendance to allow each guest 100 square feet of space to physically distance from other guests. Indoor locations remain closed during this phase and several hand sanitizer stations are available.

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Often referred to as an exotic oasis perched on the prestigious Florida coast in Palm Beach, Worth Avenue attracts the world’s elite to Palm Beach County for the finest in shopping dining and overall Florida lifestyle. Located just steps from the world famous “Billionaires Row”, Worth Avenue is home to some of the world’s most exclusive shopping brands in the world and breathtaking Mediterranean-inspired architecture.

Whether your in the market for a piece of fine art, a slice of your very real estate paradise, or just a stroll among the rich and famous, Worth Avenue has it all. Here is a quick guide of some of our favorite shops, restaurants and places to stay to help you soak it all in: 

Shopping

Veneta

Brioni

Gucci

Jimmy Choo

Louis

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There are so many reasons why Palm Beach County is considered a little slice of paradise, it could be the beautiful year-round weather, the incredible sunrises, or the soft sandy beaches. Everyone in Palm Beach County has thier reasons, and almost always, the fresh seafood is on the list. Now, Palm Beach County is known for its fishing and boating scene but you don't have to head out to sea to eat the fresh stuff. See our list below of three must-visit seafood markets in town: 

1. Cod and Capers 

1201 US-1, North Palm Beach, FL 33408 

561) 622-0963

Cod and Capers 

Since opening in 1984, Cod and Capers has been serving Palm Beach County the very best seafood in the area. With strong ties to the local fisherman, this seafood is always fresh.

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