Palm Beach, Florida, along with its neighbor, West Palm Beach, is often dubbed "Wall Street South," and has earned its reputation as a hub of affluence and financial power. Our tropical paradise on the southeastern coast of Florida has become synonymous with opulence, attracting the world's wealthiest individuals seeking a luxurious lifestyle. In this article, we delve into the other reasons behind Palm Beach's moniker, and explore its fascinating journey from a tranquil resort town to a financial powerhouse.

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Wall Street South: the Financial Hub

At first glance, Palm Beach might appear to be a mere vacation destination, known for its beautiful beaches and warm climate. In fact, the tourism board has branded it as "America's First Resort…

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The countdown has begun, and the excitement is growing as the West Palm Beach GreenMarket returns for its 29th season on Saturday, October 7th, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Get ready to stroll down Clematis Street for another great season of fresh produce, local artisans, and vibrant community atmosphere as West Palm Beach kicks off this much-anticipated event.

This year, the GreenMarket has chosen the theme "Here We Grow Again," a nod to its year-over-year expansion and success. This is not just any farmers’ market; it has been crowned the "Best Farmers Market" in the U.S., according to the USA TODAY 10 Best Readers’ Choice poll. 

The 29th season promises to be the best yet, especially with a record-breaking 125 vendors, including 30 exciting new…

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BRK Republic is a dog park and bar in downtown West Palm Beach that is open to everyone, regardless of whether you have a dog or not. If you don't have a dog, then entry is free, and anyone under 21 may visit any time before 8pm.

At BRK Republic, the most important patrons are the pups. They are welcome to roam free in the off-leash dog park that is a mix of a large indoor/outdoor turf area. The park is fully fenced in and has plenty of space for dogs to run, play, and socialize. There are also water bowls and waste stations throughout the park just in case sparky needs a drink or to go to the bathroom.

In addition to the dog park, BRK Republic also features a wine bar in the front of house right before you step into the dog bar. The menu features a…

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As the summer break comes to a close, parents and students are starting to prepare for the upcoming school year. The good news about this is residents of Florida have something to cheer about: the 2023 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday. This annual event, spanning from July 24th to August 6th, offers a perfect opportunity for families to stock up on essential school supplies and clothing without the extra cost of sales taxes.

What is the Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday?

The Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday is a limited-time period during which certain items are exempt from sales tax in Florida. The initiative aims to alleviate the financial strain on families as they prepare for the academic year. During this time, eligible items such as school…

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The 10th Annual Boca Burger Battle is back, and this year's event is bigger and better than ever! The competition will take place on Saturday, July 15th, 2023, at Sanborn Square Park in downtown Boca Raton.

The Boca Burger Battle is a competition between some of the best chefs in South Florida to see who can create the best burger. The chefs will be judged by a panel of food experts, and the winner will be awarded the title of "Best Grill Master."

The pre-party on Friday, July 14th will be a fun evening of live music, games, and $5 sliders and $5 beer, wine, and spirits. Admission to the pre-party is free, and it is open to all ages.

The main event on Saturday, July 15th will be a day of unlimited burgers, bites, beer, wine, and spirits. Tickets…

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It is Taco Tuesday! If you are looking for some delicious Mexican food, then look no further then downtown West Palm Beach. There are a number of great restaurants to choose from, each with its own unique flavor and ambiance. Here is a short list to give you some ideas on where to go for your Taco Tuesday!

El Camino

El Camino is a popular spot located in Rosemary Square. Their happy hour menu, from 4pm to 7pm daily, features tacos, quesadillas, other small table bites, and of course their signature drinks. The draw to El Camino is that on happy hour, tacos are three dollars while margaritas are only five. Whether you are taking someone out on a date or just a casual night out with friends/family, El Camino will provide an incredible meal while not…

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Jupiter, Florida is a town known for beautiful beaches and endless hobbies. With almost too much to do/see, it can become overwhelming to decide “what’s next?” Well good news, the town of Jupiter has decided there is a new way to explore with the Passport to Jupiter.

The Passport to Jupiter is a scavenger hunt-style program that allows you to earn stamps for visiting different locations in the town. There are over seventy locations included in the program, ranging from historical sites to parks to businesses. You can participate in the program either by downloading the Passport to Jupiter app or by picking up a paper booklet at the Town Hall or the Jupiter Community Center.

Once you have earned enough stamps, you can redeem them for prizes, such as…

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The Florida Freedom Summer Sales Tax Holiday is an annual event that allows consumers to purchase certain items exempt from sales tax. The tax holiday started Monday, May 29, 2023, and ends on Monday, September 4, 2023.

The following items are eligible for the Florida Freedom Summer Sales Tax Holiday:

  • Admissions to music events, sporting events, cultural events, state park annual passes, and fitness facilities
  • Boating and water activity supplies
  • Camping supplies
  • Fishing supplies
  • General outdoor supplies
  • Residential pool supplies
  • Children's athletic equipment
  • Children's toys

The following items are not eligible for the Florida Freedom Summer Sales Tax Holiday:

  • Rentals of any eligible items
  • Sales in a theme park,…

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Mix up your traditional happy hour with a tapas hour. The word tapas is derived from the Spanish word “tapa” which translated means "cover" or "lid." Most Americans are familiar with tapas as little bites, like hors d'oeuvres served in a bar. There is a well-known tapas bar here in Tequesta. Andalucía Tapas Bar and Restaurant is an authentic Spanish tapas bar in the heart of the Jupiter/Tequesta area. Andalucía is located at 187 Tequesta Drive.

There is more to the “tapas” story. Years ago, tired travelers would stop at an inn for a rest and a “chiquito” (small glass of wine). Since there were no screens on the windows, occasionally a fly may be in the bar. To prevent a fly from falling into the glass of wine, the innkeeper would place a piece of…

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Blackbird Modern Asian is ushering in the “Year of the Rabbit” with a Lunar New Year’s Eve Celebration on Saturday, January 21, 2023. Blackbird Modern Asian is located at 1511 North Old Dixie Highway. in Jupiter. The zodiac-inspired event, wishing you prosperity will feature a lineup of dining, music, and dancing.  

The evening commences with revealing hidden prophecies from Lunar New Year’s fortune cards using feng shui coins. Next, order a “Lucky Rabbit Martini” and toast to be enlightened in the days ahead. The specialty cocktail is formulated from tangerine bourbon, orange elixir, all spice, lime juice, and simple syrup. 

In honor of the holiday, executive chef Tim Nickey’s making Lobster Cantonese with longevity noodles and ginger-scallion…

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