The housing forecast for 2023 is mixed. The housing market has seen an extraordinary rise in home prices this past year. Most experts in the housing industry predict less buyer demand, lower prices, and higher borrowing rates. According to The Business Journals and Forbes here are a couple of predictions for the 2023 housing market for in-demand markets.

Southeast Florida and New York City are examples of in-demand markets. South Florida is improbable to see a major setback in values and will likely show modest price growth up to 5% from current levels. The Northeast is seeing a return of buyers to more urban areas such as New York City. New York City is unlikely to see any major adjustment due to the limited number of turnkey homes for sale,…

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Today marks the 81st Commemoration of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day throughout Palm Beach County and all over America. This day marks the moment to the minute 81 years ago when Japanese warplanes descended on Oahu, killing 2,403 service members and civilians, injuring thousands more and dealing a near fatal blow to the Navy’s fleet at Pearl Harbor.

On December 7, 1941, the Japanese military made a surprise raid on the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, killing 2,403 U.S. service members and civilians. More than 1,100 people were injured in the attack, which also destroyed aircraft and naval vessels. The following day, Congress would declare war with Japan. This led the United States into World War II. During an address to a joint…

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Alton Town Center located at  is hosting a jubilant celebration on Saturday, December 10, 2022, between 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM at the Town Center Square.  The Town Center is located at 5320 Donald Ross Road in Palm Beach Gardens. Santa's Elves will be in Alton collecting unwrapped toys to benefits Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches, Inc and support families in our community. Please bring an a new, unwrapped present to donate the Adopt A Familiy Toy Drive.

The invitation is extended to the community as a fun, family events to “Ring in the Season” featuring:

-        Meet and Greet with Santa

-        Appearances by Elsa, Anna, Olaf, and Rudolph!

The festival will feature holiday arts and crafts, holiday music, face painting, cookie…

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Jupiter is a wonderful area to live in. Celebrate the holidays with this sheet cake brownie recipe makes a lovely holiday presentation, when you decorate them with colored icing, of green, red, and white icing shaped like a snowman. Or a shaped red poinsettia, anything of your choosing over top of the chocolate frosting. Christmas brownies look and taste fabulous. Always the store-bought brownie box is a nice shortcut. If you prefer homemade brownies try the following recipe.

INGREDIENTS:

2 cups sugar

2 cups all-purpose flour

1⁄2 teaspoon salt

1 cup margarine

1 cup water

4 tablespoons cocoa

1⁄2 cup sour cream

2 eggs

1 teaspoon baking soda

DIRECTIONS:

In a large bowl, combine sugar, flour, and salt; set aside. In a…

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The stress of the holidays can weaken your immune system.  In Palm Beach County we have learned the 3 main ingredients for the perfect holiday season. Tips to prevent holiday stress and depression. Take a breather. Make some time for yourself. Spending just 15 minutes alone, without distractions, may refresh you enough to handle everything you need to do. Find something that reduces stress by clearing your mind, slowing your breathing, and restoring inner calm.

 Ingredients for the perfect holiday season.

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The 28th Annual Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade and 23rd Annual Toy Drive benefiting Toys for Tots and Little Smiles. The event is presented by the Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County (MIAPBC) and gifts to the community, in 2022. The Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade kicks off the holiday season on Saturday, December 3, 2022, at The Holiday Boat. The parade begins at 6 p.m. and arrives in Jupiter at approximately 8 p.m.

Judging is based on three main factors: lights, enthusiasm, and themed decor. There are thousands of dollars worth of prizes to be given away to the top three boats in each category! In addition to prizes, the Best of Parade boat will take home $500 cash, plus another $500 if they are a Boater Member with the Marine…

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Paws and play in The Palm Beaches with your four-legged friend. This pet-friendly destination is the perfect place to pamper any cat, kitten, or big or small pooch. With 47 miles of Atlantic Ocean shoreline, Palm Beach County is sure to have a couple of spots along the beach devoted to furry friends. There are two popular beach cities where you and your canine can cavort in the sea. Discover the paw-appropriate things to do oceanside and play with your favorite furry best friend. From Jupiter to Boca Raton, discover an abundance of pet-friendly offerings catering to you and your pup. 

Jupiter Dog Beach - Jupiter is home to one of the few remaining dog-friendly beaches in the state of Florida.  In 1989, Jupiter’s Town Council adopted a policy to…

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Today is “Giving Tuesday” in Palm Beach County and across the nation. “Giving Tuesday” reimagines a planet built upon collective humanity and generosity. The annual day of giving began in 2012 following two major consumption days in the U.S., Black Friday and Cyber Monday, as a way to honor the value of generosity

The global network works together year-round to encourage generosity around the world. They have the common mission to build a world where kindness is part of everyday life. Whether it is making someone smile, or helping a neighbor or stranger out.  It is about showing up for an issue or people we care about. It encompasses giving some of what we must to those who need help, every act of generosity counts, and everyone has something to…

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It is a holiday miracle! There is snow in Palm Beach County! Your friends and family are all in town for the holidays and you’re searching for something fun to do instead of watching TV. The Square in West Palm Beach hosts, a holiday attraction through December 31 that includes snowfalls and a lights display. Light shows and snowfalls are 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m., and 8:30 p.m. nightly, with extra entertainment and occasional events.

The Square is a shopping, dining, and residential neighborhood at 700 South Rosemary Avenue, West Palm Beach. Pair the festivities with dinner and reserve the best seats in the house at The Square restaurants in advance.

Enjoy all the fun holiday activities offered in Palm Beach County. Other holiday events happening at…

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Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, located at 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach invites locals to learn to discover South Florida’s history and connection with Japan. Explore a series of six diverse gardens, each inspired by a different historical period and style of Japanese gardening. Visitors experience traditional and contemporary Japanese culture through engaging exhibits, varied educational programs and seasonal events, a world-class bonsai display, Pan-Asian cuisine, and a distinctive museum store.

For the month of December, Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, are offering workshops, classes, and demonstrations as listed. 

Sumi-e Ink Painting (Floral Beginner) (Class) 

Day: Thursdays, December 1, 8, 15 

Time: Floral – 10:30…

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