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South Florida is known for its abundances in real estate.  Gorgeous residences on the Atlantic Ocean, Intracoastal waterways and other waterfront properties, including elegant country club/golf course communities and stunning equine communities are plentiful. Many are exclusive private, members-only clubs and communities.  Rarely are the “gates” to these elaborate communities open to the public.

You do not have to be a royal or a handsome model to enjoy the sport of polo these days.  Head on out to Wellington and the polo grounds and enjoy a fanciful day of preeminent polo on the circuit!

The International Polo Club Palm Beach is a private club, with members-only privileges.  During Polo season (January – April) the matches are open to the…

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Best of Palm Beach County’s Green Markets 2016

If you love fresh flowers, produce, and artisan foods then you are thrilled with the peak of "green market" season!  Locals buy local organic fruits and vegetables from various farmers markets in the area. The fresh markets run weekly during the “green market” season and offer a host of family fun with some dynamic locales on the waterfront, featuring food trucks, baked goods and plenty of sampling.

The largest and oldest green market in the area is along the waterfront in West Palm Beach.  Saturday’s at the West Palm Beach Green Market are bustling mornings.  Between 9:00am – 1:00pm, Downtown West Palm Beach is pulsating with activity with over 70 vendors of locally owned crops, specialty products…

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For the eighth straight year, Rory Mcllroy will tee it up at the PGA Tour's annual stop in Palm Beach Gardens at the Honda Classic. 

The event has become somewhat of a "home game" for Mcllroy who is a Palm Beach Gardens resident and lives just a few minutes from PGA National. The event will once again kick off the Florida Swing, and Mcllroy, who won the event in 2012 and lost in a playoff in 2014, is looking forward to playing in an event that he says suits his eye.

“I’m really looking forward to getting back to PGA National for this year’s Honda Classic," McIlroy said in a statement. "This is an important first stop for me in the Florida swing of events and it’s a course that sets up well for my game. In such a strong field, there will be a lot…

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Padraig Harrington, who sat out the majority of the fall after he had surgery to repair a torn knee ligament, returned to action this past weekend at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions. After his T6 finish, he made an announcement that should make Honda Classic officials and South Florida fans of his very happy. The Irish golfer announced that he plans on playing a regular schedule, which should mean a return to PGA National and the Honda Classic.

 “You’re not sure what to expect, so I was happy with what I saw and (hope) all goes well for the rest of the season,” Harrington said.

Harrington is a two time winner at the Honda Classic, including holding off Jupiter resident Daniel Berger last year in a playoff that got him into the winners only…

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Boca Raton is the southern most city in Palm Beach County with approximately 200,000 residents.  It is also home to the main campus of Florida Atlantic University and the corporate headquarters of Office Depot and ADT. It is home to the Evert Tennis Academy, owned by professional tennis player Chris Evert. Town Center Mall, an upscale shopping center in West Boca Raton, is the largest indoor mall in Palm Beach County. Another major attraction to the area is Boca Raton's downtown, known as Mizner Park and home of the 2016 Sunshine Music Festival. 

The Tedeschi Trucks Band’s annual Sunshine Music Festival will return to the Mizner Park Amphitheater in Boca Raton on Jan. 17, 2016 with an eclectic lineup that includes the Indigo Girls, Trombone Shorty…

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The Palm Beach Opera season will begin mid-January and end in early April on Mainstage Opera at the Kravis Center, West Palm Beach.  Opening night, January 22, 2016, at the Opera: "Carmen!"

Opening night is promised to be a VIP experience for all in attendance.  Enjoy pre-performance cocktails and tapas.  Then enjoy the world class opening performance of Bizet's "Carmen!" Post performance wraps with a mix and mingle with ensemble while enjoying a decadent dessert buffet.

On the calendar for the 2016 season, is "Goyescas" by Enrique Granados.  This is part of the series, "One Opera in One Hour".  "Goyescas" tells the lively story of the Spanish painter Francisco Goya and a torrid romance and the dangers of Madrid in the 1800's. Other opera…

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The Allianz Championship last week announced that the 2015 edition of the event at Broken Sound Golf Club in Boca Raton raised over $600,000 with just over $400,000 of that being donated to the Boca Raton Regional Hospital.

The hospital, which is the primary beneficiary of the Aliianz, has received over $1 million in the 10 years since the event moved to the Boca Raton area.

“Not only have proceeds from the Allianz Championship supported our mission in a material way,” said Jerry Fedele, President and CEO of the Hospital, “but we have also benefitted from the publicity the Allianz generates and the genuine interest the Champions Tour players have shown in our clinical capabilities and the services we provide to our patients.” 

The $600,000…

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NOAA Fisheries Announces New Regulations for Dolphin, Wahoo and Snapper Grouper. Bottom line, you need to leave skin on your fillets when bringing fish back to Florida from the Bahamas.  The final rule implementing Amendment 7 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Dolphin Wahoo Fishery of the Atlantic and Amendment 33 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region (Dolphin, Wahoo Amendment 7 and Snapper-Grouper Amendment 33) published on December 28, 2015 (80 FR 80686). Regulations will be effective on January 27, 2016.

The fishery management measures in Dolphin, Wahoo Amendment 7 and Snapper-Grouper Amendment 33 address dolphin, wahoo, and snapper-grouper species lawfully harvested by recreational…

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A new, healthy, fast, casual food chain called Freshii is coming to the Jupiter area.  A local chef and former "Food Network" contestant, Josh Lyons, will open the franchise. 

The ultra-healthy Toronto-based fast food chain has about 200 locations, but the only other store in South Florida is located in Miami. Today, there are Freshii locations in over 75+ cities and 15 countries worldwide.

Everything you take from the store biodegrades naturally to the earth or is easily recyclable. They will shake  your meal in a biodegradable bag and produce 5 to 7 times less of a carbon footprint than running even the most energy efficient dishwasher.  Most of Freshii packaging is made from eco-friendly vegetable starches. Amazingly, it biodegrades quickly,…

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The local golf community has lost a longtime rules official and major player in the local golf community.

H. Mallory Privett, a memmber of both the South Florida PGA and FSGA Halls of Fame, died on December 26th at the age of 79 after losing his battle to a lengthy illness. Privett, who served as mayor of North Palm Beach from 1971-74, spent much of the past 23 years since his retirement serving as a rules official and volunteer coordinator, serving as Volunteer Chairman of the Honda Classic from 2006-12. In November, he became just the third recipient of the Florida State Golf Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

“He was literally the first call I made when we took over the Honda in 2006,” Honda Classic Executive Director Ken Kennerly said…

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