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Nestled between Jupiter and Stuart, the city of Hobe Sound offers a wide array of beautiful beaches, parks, and championship-caliber golf courses. Lovely views along the Indian River, Loxahatchee River, and St. Lucie River provide a beautiful sparkling backdrop to many residential communities. Marine life, such as dolphins and manatees, are commonplace, with the area embracing wildlife at Jonathan Dickinson State Park, spanning 11,000 acres and housing over 140 species of birds.

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While quarantine may have its pitfalls, families around the world are becoming more and more creative about spending quality time together in their homes. Why not combine classic family time with a little comfort food, and bake cookies?!

We found the World’s Best Cookie Recipe! Have you ever baked them? We’ll give you a clue- they aren’t chocolate chip! These cookies melt in your mouth and have the perfect amount of sweet and saltiness while somehow being chewy with a little *crisp* at the same time! Let us know how yours turn out by tagging us on Facebook or Instagram! Also, check out the 10 Prettiest Kitchens to Bake Cookies!

World’s Best Cookie Recipe

READY IN: 22mins | SERVES: 96 | YIELD: 8 dozen

(For less cookies, just half the recipe, or

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The Town of Jupiter’s Loxahatchee River Center, located at 805 North U.S. Highway One, invites you to flutter on over to the first Atala Butterfly Festival and Family Day. On Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020 will be celebrating the Atala butterfly! Once thought to be extinct, this beautiful butterfly is local and flourishing in our own backyard. 

The Atala is a small colorful butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. It is found in southeastern Florida, the Bahamas, Cuba, the Cayman Islands, and on other Caribbean islands. Its coloration and habits are unique among butterflies within its scale. Due to the decline in the butterfly’s host plant, triggered by overharvesting the root of the plant for starch by early settlers, the Atala butterfly was thought to be

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Leaving the house without my dog is probably the most guilt-inducing part of my day. When she realizes I’m leaving, she flashes those sad puppy dog eyes hoping I change my mind. It’s the worst! The good news is, we live in a place where most people love dogs, and besides dog-friendly restaurants and bars, Palm Beach County has a few dog-friendly beaches and sandbars! It may be easy to bring them along, but besides obeying posted rules in the area, dogs do need a little special attention in order to make sure you both have tons of comfortable fun in the sun!

Here are a few tips for caring for your dog at the beach:

  1. Before heading outside, remember that dogs’ skin sunburns just like humans do. Anywhere they have skin exposed, short hair, white

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If you’re from the Jupiter area, you probably have many childhood memories splashing around the shallow lagoon of DuBois Park. Some of the best family time of my childhood was spent searching for crabs, attempting to catch small fish with a toy net in the mangroves, and eating grilled hotdogs on the warm sand.

While the unique estuary is a joy to explore, there is also a rich history behind DuBois Park. At the top of the “Indian mound”, a large pile of mollusk shells built by indigenous Native Americans, in the center of the park is a house made of Florida pine that was once home to early Florida pioneers, Harry and Susan DuBois. Harry bought 18 acres south of the Jupiter Inlet that he had long admired for its ridge of Indian shell mound, and he needed

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Blowing Rocks Preserve is like no other beach along the Florida Atlantic coast. Sandy beach is complimented by unique geological rock formations. Waves interact with these natural structures to produce a beautiful geyser show in some areas, and if you come here on a calm day you can see lots of marinelife and sea turtles below.

This beach is always clean and relatively quieter than other public beaches, and there are gorgeous mangrove-lined trails if you’re up for a little exploring. If you plan to do a lot of walking, bring water shoes or sneakers as the sand does get hotter on your feet throughout the day.

If you want to see the reason why it’s called “blowing rocks”, make sure you go at high tide!

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Does your bucket list include "Drive an Exotic Car"? If so, this weekend is the time to head to Palm Beach International Raceway to experience what it’s like to drive some of the world’s hottest sportscars, including Lamborghinis, Ferraris, Porches, and more on a real racetrack.

There is no experience necessary and no speed limit!

When: November 22nd – 23rd, 2019, 9:00am – 5:00pm

Where: Palm Beach International Raceway, 17047 Bee Line Hwy, Jupiter, Florida 33478

More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/342477609914215

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If you’re from Florida, you already know, but if you’re new to the area, a large part of experiencing everything Florida has to offer is by eating what the natives eat- FISH! Saving the best for last, here are the top 10 fish to eat in Florida!


10. Kingfish

Some may wonder why kingfish even made this list, but the truth is that South Florida consumes a ridiculous amount of it. Also known as king mackeral, kingfish is not the best fish to eat as a main course since it tastes quite “gamey” because of its high oil content. However, commercial kingfishing is a booming industry in South Florida for a big reason- smoked fish dip. Just about every restaurant in South Florida carries this delectable

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On display now until April 19th, 2020, The South Florida Science Center is treating Palm Beach County to the world of superheroes with their newest exhibit - Hall of Heroes. They invite you to discover your inner super powers by immersing children and adults alike in challenging, highly-engaging interactive displays and tests, intriguing displays with props and costumes, replicas and artifacts from past and present motion pictures and television shows, and fascinating history and memorabilia.

People of all ages can learn how superheroes are created and understand the ideals of what it truly means to be heroic. Starting your journey in the ‘Identification Station’ guests will learn about, and get sorted into, one of the five disciplines that are the

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You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout, I'm telling you why - Santa Clause is coming to The Gardens Mall! On Friday, November 15th, Santa and his elves will parade through The Gardens Mall with the Palm Beach Gardens High School Marching Band to his throne in Grand Court at 6pm. Families can enjoy restaurant samplings and photos with Santa. Everyone is encouraged to bring an unwrapped toy to be donated to Florida Cares Charity.

Date: Friday, November 15th, 2019

Time: 6:00pm

Location: The Gardens Mall, 3101 PGA Boulevard, Palm Beach Gardens, FL

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Hobe Sound is a charming little community just north of the Palm Beach County line within Martin County. The quaint little town is abundant with beautiful beaches, easy to drive roads and a chilled out friendly vibe. Plan an easy day of fun, relaxed things to do in Hobe Sound within proximity to each other.

Harry and the Natives Restaurant has been around since 1941. It’s an eclectic place which advertises to be “Hobe Sound’s only waterfront restaurant…when it rains”!  It’s so old that it has the 9th alcohol license in the district, and places 1 to 8 are no longer up and running. It’s a definite beloved with the locals.  Funky, fun and fan favorite.  

The Blowing Rocks are a “point of interest” in Hobe Sound. The preserve was named for its rocky

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