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Why do we have a leap year every four years? A leap year is when an extra day is added to the end of February every four years. It all comes down to the solar system's discrepancy with the Gregorian calendar.

What do you do if you were born on February 29th.The chances of having a leap birthday are one in 1,461. It is suggested if you were born in the am, celebrate annually on February 28.  If you were born in the afternoon, celebrate on March 1.  However, if you are a true “leaper” you should only celebrate every four years, which at a certain age becomes very advantageous!

A complete orbit of the earth around the sun takes exactly 365.2422 days to complete, but the Gregorian calendar uses 365 days. So what to do but add 6 hours every year and…

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The Norton Museum of Art celebrates its 75th anniversary this year.  To commemorate the diamond anniversary the museum is expanding!  The Norton opened in 1941 and is globally known for its notable permanent collection featuring American Art, Chinese Art, Contemporary Art, European Art and Photography. Within the collection of masterpieces of 19th century and 20th century painting and sculpture, include works by such contemporary masters as Matisse, Miró, Monet, Picasso, O’Keeffe, and Pollock.

Expansion of the museum officially broke ground February 6, 2016.   The $60 million expansion will add an additional 13,000 square feet, restore the original east to west orientation, and shift the entrance to the south side of the museum to highlight the…

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From the southernmost city in Palm Beach County, Boca Raton, to the Village of Tequesta, at the northern most cities in the county, affordability in the area has increased.  Palm Beach County reaches from the sparkling Atlantic Ocean coastline west to the wild Everglades.  Since reporting solid gains in the first quarter of 2015 home prices have remained stable and mortgage rates have fallen to an all-time low in the fourth quarter.

According to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index, affordability varies greatly by geographical location.  The Index compares home prices to incomes of the median –income family. Data indicates, “In Miami, only 43% of the homes are affordable to a family median income family. …

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The Cultural Council of the Palm Beaches held a meeting last week with local arts groups and cordiality companies.  The discussion pertained to a concerted effort by the Cultural Council to boost the number of tourists who travel to the Palm Beaches. The group would like to meet with marketing administrators of other cultural organizations hoping to take advantage of realistic cultural experiences to share with local residents and tourists.

Found in northern Palm Beach County, the Town of Jupiter was ranked one of “America’s Happiest Seaside Towns” by Living magazine. Not only does Jupiter have miles of coastline and a historical landmark on the Jupiter Inlet it is full of culture and arts. Take a tour of the historical Jupiter Lighthouse during…

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A new French café called The Parisian Restaurant and Wine Bar,
201 North US Highway 1, Suite D9, Jupiter, opened December 8, 2015.  The new restaurant offers a contemporary take on French classics through its Parisian-style cuisine. 

Restaurant owner Tarzi Benazzouz, has been in the French restuarant business as a general manager since he first moved to the United States from Paris eight years ago. His father was a chef in Paris, his uncle was a restaurateur and, most notably, his grandfather worked as chef to the prime minister of Spain.  The restaurant business is in his blood.

Over the past year, Benazzouz worked to open his own French restaurant with Nefzger, a public relations professional in Palm Beach Gardens and his wife of five years.…

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Thanks to the Juno Beach Loggerhead Marinelife Center, another loggerhead sea turtle has returned home into the ocean. Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) is one of Florida’s most unique non-profit cultural destinations focused on ocean and sea turtle conservation.

The juvenile sea turtle that was stranded at Coral Cove Park in Tequesta back in November.  The Marinelife center named the turtle Cici.  The sea turtle was successfully released this week, on the beach behind the Juno Beach facility. More than 800 people came out to witness the joyous occurrence. 

When Cici was rescued three months ago, she was taken to Jupiter Medical Center, where a CT scan showed she had a condition called pneumocoelom. Pneumocoelom is a condition in which gas…

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Season is here and there are dozens of activities happening in South Florida. The biggest obstacle may be choosing what to do, where to go and what to see. 

The Flagler Museum, offers a Gilded Age style lunch each afternoon during season. Cafe Des Beaux-Arts is located on the Flagler Museum grounds in the Flagler Kenan Pavilion. It is reminiscent of a 19th century Beaux-Arts railway palace. Guests will enjoy culinary delicacies in the elegance of the Gilded Age - gourmet tea sandwiches, scones and sophisticated desserts - while enjoying the panoramic views of the Downtown West Palm Beach waterfront skyline.  The Cafe Des Beaux-Arts lunch is served through March 26, 2016 at Flagler Museum Whitehall, One Whitehall…

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There are many delicious restaurants and cafes in South Florida which offer fresh seafood delights.  However, lobster rolls are a unique culinary skill. There are as many recipes for lobster rolls as there are chefs in Palm Beach County. There are tons of variations of the lobster roll - bun or no bun?  Serve hot or cold? 

Three local Jupiter restaurants offer tasty variations of the New England lobster roll. 

Cod and Capers Seafood Market and Restaurant, 1201 U.S. Highway One, North Palm Beach, has a recipe that calls for its lobster roll to be filled with freshly steamed, hand-picked Maine Lobster meat tossed in light lemon-mayo dressing and served in a New England split-top roll. 

Chowder Heads, 2123 S. U.S. Highway 1, Jupiter, prepares…

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South Florida is known for sunshine, beaches and sun kissed oranges. Will another fruit outshine the oranges?   Christopher Columbus brought the first citrus saplings to the “new world”.  Early Spanish explores, quite possibly Ponce de Leon himself, planted the first orange vegetation in St. Augustine. This legacy has blossomed into $9 billion dollar industry. The sunshine state produces more oranges than any other region in the world.

Years ago, “u-pick” orange groves were all over the state. Now they are few and far between. There is nothing is more refreshing than the scent of orange blossoms.  The wonders of a beautiful sunlight grove bursting with bright colors of blue sky, green citrus trees and abundant oranges are impressive. 

Florida…

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The Schoolhouse Children’s Museum and Learning Center, located in Boynton Beach, brings old Florida History to life.  There are so many schools sprinkled around our area that it is hard to believe that at one time all the children in the area attending the same school.  Children dress and reenact pioneer days in South Florida.

What stands today, as the Schoolhouse Children’s Museum and Learning Center was a one-room schoolhouse. In 1913, the one room schoolhouse was replaced with a new “modern” building with six rooms and indoor plumbing!

The Boynton Beach School was added to the National Register of Historic Places. By 2001, the Schoolhouse Children’s Museum and Learning Center opened. Their mission statement “strives to engage young children…

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