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According to a recent study by WalletHub a quaint city in Broward County, Florida was named one of the “happiest” cities in the U.S.  Smile Pembroke Pines, you are the happiest city in South Florida!  The content southwest Broward city of 170,000 residents ranked No. 21 on the 2020 list. It was the only municipality in South Florida to break the top 50. 

Broward County is located south of Palm Beach County and north of Miami-Dade County.  This is the second most populous county in Florida, with just under 1.8 million residents. With more sunny days than not, Broward County is a favorite locale by globe trotters. Offering the warm Atlantic Ocean, white sandy beaches and beautiful seaside living, it is no wonder so many people flock to the area.

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The inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th presint of the United States at noon on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, will mark the commencement of the four-year term of Joe Biden as president and Kamala Harris as vice president and Southeast Florida is prepared. The outgoing president's term ends at noon local time on the 20th. Biden is expected to take the oath of office at noon Eastern time. The oath of office is as follows: 

"I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully

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This morning Governor DeSantis visited Jupiter to announce that all 67 Publix pharmacies in Palm Beach County are getting ready to offer the COVID-19 vaccine beginning later this week.  The Town of Jupiter, located at 210 Military Trail, Jupiter, released the following update:

“Vaccines will be provided by appointment only through Publix system, based on availability.  Publix is maintaining a COVID-19 vaccination page where they are updating information when new vaccine locations are added and appointments are available.

To watch the Governor's press conference in full, click here (fast forward to 6 minutes and 30 seconds)."


 

 

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It may come as a surprise, but the Town of Jupiter is brimming with museums, arts, and culture.  Not only is Jupiter enchanted with some of the most picturesque beaches and waterways it is home to a flourishing arts scene that encompasses revered playhouses, theater festivals and historical museums. There are many reasons why people visit museums. Some want to learn about the past, while others are curious about the country they are visiting or just want to enjoy art and culture.

In a 1999 lecture, the late Emmanuel N. Arinze, President of the Commonwealth Association of Museums stated that museums “hold the cultural wealth of the nation in trust for all generations and by its function and unique position, have become the cultural conscience of the

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On the morning of Jan. 19, 1977, snow fell in Palm Beach County.  I remember this day clearly as if it were yesterday!  I was in sixth grade at a small private school in West Palm Beach. It was 6:15 am and we left the house to get into my mother’s car for the long ride from the north end of the county south end to school.  On this exceptionally cold morning we blew “smoke” from our mouths with delight. That kind of cold rarely happened here in South Florida.  Then the most unexpected thing occurred…flurries…flurries of snow!!! Forty years ago today it snowed in Palm Beach County! It was AMAZING!!!

The 27-degree temperature recorded at Palm Beach International Airport on the day of the snowfall is the record low for the area. The snow that day had

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Several sizable moving trucks arrived at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club on Palm Beach Monday morning.  The siting ignited conjecture that he and the family will be relocating to South Florida once he leaves office.

At least two trucks from J.K. Moving Services were positioned in front of Mar-a-Lago along with workers carting large moving boxes into the property.

Police expect Trump to arrive in South Florida on Inauguration Day. Tight security was evident with a United States of America helicopter and Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office helicopter hovering over Mar-a-Lago and marine patrol boats monitoring things on the waterways.

President Trump is anticipated to arrive in Southeast Florida on Wednesday morning, the same day

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Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day January 18, 2021. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a Baptist minister and social rights activist in the United States in the 1950s and ’60s. He was a leader of the American civil rights movement. He organized several peaceful protests as leader of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, including the March on Washington in 1963. Dr. King led the civil rights movement in the United States from the mid-1950s until his death by assassination in 1968. 

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day multiple events are scheduled in Palm Beach County for later this afternoon and evening.

Lake Worth:

Candlelight March at City Hall at 5 p.m.  The 27th annual Candlelight March, 4:30 p.m., The public will gather near the

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Palm Beach is known for being the “best of the best” …most excellent shopping, exquisite dining, and dynamic lifestyle.  The standard of living is built on a reputation for excellence. Several top posh restaurants can be discovered around the exclusive island that spans just 10.40 square miles. Palm Beach has long enticed America's social elite.

When it comes to an extravagant evening of cuisine the social elite are acutely aware of several key elements. The ambience creates space for memorable moments. Expensive restaurants consistently create amazing experiences for their patrons. The service they deliver is personal and sophisticated. The decor is elegant and like other restaurants they provide cuisine, often in smaller portions, to an elite

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This weekend will mark the 30th anniversary of Operation Desert Storm, the United States led attack on Bagdad and Iraqi forces.  In January 1991, members from all five military branches joined a coalition to push out Saddam Hussein’s forces from Kuwait for Operation Desert Storm.  It meant the U.S. was at war for the first time since Vietnam.

In the early morning hours of January 17, 1991. Aircraft from the United States Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps began a massive air attack against targets in Kuwait and Iraq as Operation Desert Shield became Operation Desert Storm. A few days later coalition ground troops, would begin the ground invasion that would lead to the Liberation of Kuwait and the end of the Persion Gulf war with the surrender of

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The Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum is located at 300 North Dixie Highway West Palm Beach. The historical museum is within the walls of the historic 1916 Courthouse in downtown West Palm Beach.  Learn about the rich and diverse history of Palm Beach County which has been preserved by the Historical Society of Palm Beach County. 

The Historical Society was formed in 1937, West Palm Beach lawyer A. Stanley Bussey donated a vintage black-and-white photograph of an island street scene to the newly established Society. This was the first gift to what would become a significant collection of artifacts and documents representing the highs and lows experienced by people in Palm Beach County.

The Historical Society of Palm Beach

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