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Palm Beach County is home sunshiny beaches and exclusive areas as Jupiter Island and Palm Beach. The beaches and real estate in this area is second to none.  Palm Beach County has mesmerizing coastal towns like Jupiter, Juno Beach and Tequesta.  Take pleasure in the gorgeous sunshine and coastlines Palm Beach County has to offer.  

 These locales are treasured for their extraordinary homes and condos along the Atlantic Ocean coastline, the Intracoastal Waterway and the Loxahatchee River.  The abundance of shimmering indigo waterways, white sand beaches, and amazing real estate in Palm Beach County, is nothing short of stunning.   

As the weather warms and families spend more time outdoors in the glistening sunshine, The Florida Society of

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It’s a wreck out there – a shipwreck!  A couple hundred feet off the Delray Beach Municipal Beach lies the “S.S. Inchulva”.  The ship went down in the historical hurricane of 1903. This sunken steel-hulled freighter has become a very popular diving location in South Florida, and it is excellent for the beginner diver. The nearly 400-foot freighter rests in only 25 feet of water and is a great dive or snorkeling spot.

 The "S.S. Inchulva" set sail from England in July 1903, bound for Galveston to receive a shipment of agricultural products. In what became its final voyage, the ship left Galveston Sept. 6 with a cargo of wheat, lumber and cotton. Its destination was Newport News, Virginia.  It is not known if the ship was aware of a hurricane

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Who leads the nation in the production of sugar? Palm Beach County does!  A substantial portion of the sweet stuff is grown on 400,000 acres of cane fields in Florida. The soil in Florida is called “black gold” because of its fertility.  The Florida Sugar Industry has a $3.27 billion hold and provides over 12,000 jobs. The Sugar Cane League represents sugarcane growers, processors and their employees in the United States. The Florida companies include Florida Crystals Corporation, U.S. Sugar Corporation and the Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida are leaders in the industry.

Sugarcane is a giant grass that thrives in South Florida’s sunlight, plentiful rainfall and rich soil. Each stalk is made up of more than 70 percent water, and the

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Palm Beach is laden with notable residents from political figures, entertainers, moguls of industry and distinguished artistic people of all experiences. One such notable resident of South Palm Beach is Rick Herter, Historical Aviation Artist. Herter has pieces hanging in the Smithsonian Institute, the Pentagon, the World Trade Center Museum and countless other esteemed locales.

Rick Herter graduated from Spring Arbor University with a Bachelor of Arts in which he garnered his artistic skills and focused in the commercial art and illustration arena. Continuously intrigued with aviation and his passion for painting, the artist’s first commemorative air show poster won a national award. The following season, the artist was commissioned to create work

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Join the Leap Year Yoga Challenge 2020 this February 29, 2020 from 7:30am-1:00pm, Riverbend Park, 9060 Indiantown Road, Jupiter. More than 25 holistic practitioners, yogis, and leaders have united to motivate, inspire, and raise awareness for natural alternatives and holistic education.

The Leap Yoga Challenge Day includes Reiki, guided walking meditation, vegetarian lunch with vegan options, infused water, and other beverages. If you are up to the challenge, complete 108 sun salutations! 

Admission is FREE - $108…if you care to make a donation, you will receive the following:

Donate $30, you will receive everything on the itinerary  including lunch, plus: The goodie-bag which is filled with great products from natural & holistic retailers in

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The Town of Jupiter’s Loxahatchee River Center, located at 805 North U.S. Highway One, invites you to flutter on over to the first Atala Butterfly Festival and Family Day. On Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020 will be celebrating the Atala butterfly! Once thought to be extinct, this beautiful butterfly is local and flourishing in our own backyard. 

The Atala is a small colorful butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. It is found in southeastern Florida, the Bahamas, Cuba, the Cayman Islands, and on other Caribbean islands. Its coloration and habits are unique among butterflies within its scale. Due to the decline in the butterfly’s host plant, triggered by overharvesting the root of the plant for starch by early settlers, the Atala butterfly was thought to be

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Lucid Motors is a brand new innovative electric luxury sedan, which is going to be fully unveiled in April 2020. Rosemary Square, West Palm Beach will be Palm Beach County’s first showroom.

Based out of Silicon Valley, Lucid’s mission is to set a new standard for sustainable transportation with advanced luxury electric vehicles. Lucid’s first vehicle, the Lucid Air, is intended to be the world's most advanced electric car, built upon the company's industry-leading proprietary electric powertrain technology. 

Under direction of the former Tesla Model S lead engineer Peter Rawlinson, the “Lucid Motors CTO, there’s a feeling that Lucid has the internal knowledge to tease Tesla’s grip as maker of the ultimate electric luxury sedan.”

Lucid Motors

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Rosemary Square in West Palm Beach just disclosed that UNTUCKit will open in 2020 at the shopping, dining and entertainment center. Rosemary Square, located in the heart of West Palm Beach, is an excellent destination for unforgettable dining and drinks, retail, arts and culture and community events. A historic cultural arts theater, a spectacular show fountain and al fresco shopping plaza add a bonus to the Palm Beach County area year-round.

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Copacabana Cuban and Caribbean cuisine, 1209 Main Street, Suite 101, is a unique blend of authentic taste of glorious Cuba in Jupiter.  Located in the Town Center, Copacabana, is a throwback reminder of Cuba in its glory days.  Step back into the 1950’s in a tropical setting with an abundance of photographic memories of Cuba when it was a high society island destination.  

The owner, Gustavo, was raised and educated in Varadero, Cuba. Years of experience as Manager of food and beverage departments of several five-star hotels such as Melia, Sol Riu and Intercontinental Hotel, inspired him to achieve the “American Dream”.  His dream was always to own his restaurant in the "free country". His American dream became a reality in 2007 when he opened his

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Experience a one-of-a-kind interactive sound and light show in West Palm Downtown Beach. The interactive art installation, known as “Impulse”, will bring the delight to people of all ages. “Impulse” is a publicly activated light and sound experience.  Synchronized sounds will illuminate the seesaws when in motion on Clematis Street from February 15th to March 29th, 2020. This is a “don’t miss” event which is fun for all ages - young and young at heart. 

12 enormous illuminated seesaws respond and change color when put into motion setting a mood of a playful good time. The staple piece of playground equipment projects sounds and light when they are in motion. When fueled by the users and are inclined, “the seesaws, augmented by LED lights and speakers,

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