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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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The iconic Palm Beach hotel, The Breakers is celebrating its 125th Anniversary in 2021. The hotel was founded by Henry M. Flagler, one of America’s great industrialist. The Breakers Hotel was founded in 1896 by Flagler, and Flagler is known to have transformed South Florida into a popular vacation destination.

Henry M. Flagler first made his debut on the island with the construction of The Royal Poinciana, a six-story hotel located on the intracoastal side of the island. Today, The Royal Poinciana Plaza is home to numerous high-end shops and boutiques and award-winning restaurants. Two years later in 1896, Flagler began construction and what would become the iconic Breakers Hotel.

During the hotel’s 125 years, the hotel unfortunately had two fires,

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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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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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One of Palm Beach Gardens newest and hottest neighborhoods has a Town Center that is continuing to grow every day.  Local restaurants, businesses, and chains are calling Alton Town Center home in Palm Beach Gardens. Alton Town Center has some of the best dining, shopping, health, and wellness areas in the community.

Beauty and Wellness located within Alton Town Center:

DekaLash, Dentist of Palm Beach Gardens, Juniors Barber Shop, Massage Luxe, Revive, Selfie Nail and Salon Bar, LA Fitness, True Rest Float Spa, VANA Laser Club, and Venetian Nail Spa

Fashion and Accessories located within Alton Town Center:

Bergman Jewelers, Ceci Palm Beach

Restaurants located within Alton Town Center:

Chipotle, Kitchen, LemonShark Poke, Longhorn

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Lilly Pulitzer (1931-2013), the famed Palm Beach clothing designer, thought it would be fun to incorporate her name in the patterns of her dresses. Look closely and you will spot the ‘Lilly” signature hidden in her whimsical designs. Since the 1950s, Lilly Pulitzer items have been recognized as one of the iconic styles that represent the Palm Beach resort life.

Lilly and husband Peter Pulitzer settled in Palm Beach shortly after their marriage. They owned orange groves and, with produce from these, she opened a fruit juice stand on Via Mizner in Palm Beach. While working at the stand, Lilly found that squeezing juice made a mess of her clothes. Seeking to camouflage the juice stains, she designed a cool shift dress without sleeves made of bright,

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Did you know that there are only two marked graves in Palm Beach?  Hidden among the dense green ferns of the Pizza Al Fresco courtyard off Worth Avenue, you will find the only cemetery in Palm Beach proper. Side-by-side in a lushly landscaped courtyard, down a Via, just off Worth Avenue you will find to old headstone markers. Neither belongs to a human being.

The more famous of the little-known pair is Johnnie Brown, the “Human Monkey”. Johnnie Brown was the pet spider monkey of Addison Mizner. According to Palm Beach history and folklore Mizner was an eccentric Palm Beach character of the roaring twenties. Johnnie Brown was just one of Mizner’s exotic and unusual pets. The monkey accompanied Mizner to all his Gilded Age high society events.

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It is easy to experience the Florida Everglades just west of Boynton Beach. Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee Wildlife Refuge is located just west of Boynton Beach, and a short drive from West Palm Beach.

Water in south Florida once flowed freely from the Kissimmee River to Lake Okeechobee and southward over low-lying lands to the estuaries of Biscayne Bay, the Ten Thousand Islands, and Florida Bay. For thousands of years this intricate system evolved into a finely balanced ecosystem that formed the biological infrastructure for the southern half of the state. early colonial settlers and developers the Everglades were potential farmland and communities. By the early 1900s', the drainage process to transform wetland to land ready to be developed was

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Place of Hope’s annual Sporting Clays Fun Shoot is a unique event in which people of various ages and professions are united by a common interest to support the mission of Place of Hope. This event is unlike any other major event that Place of Hope organizes, and Waterfront Properties is a proud sponsor!

In its ninth year, this event at South Florida Shooting Club is not to be missed! Shooters, sponsors, and attendees enjoy one of three courses, raffles, exciting games, a wonderful breakfast, and a huge BBQ lunch.

Place of Hope helps hundreds of children across Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect, abandonment, and human trafficking. These children desperately need hope, healing and

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Thai Lotus brings an unforgettable dining experience with three locations in Northern Palm Beach County. The restaurant is committed to serve traditional, savory Thai and Japanese dishes with the freshest ingredients, while remaining reasonably priced. Thai Lotus offers customary native dishes and a large selection of fresh sushi on the menu at all three locations in Jupiter, Tequesta and in North Palm Beach.  

Thai cuisine places emphasis on lightly prepared dishes with strong aromatic components with a spicy edge.  The dishes served at Thai Lotus are authentically Thai incorporating knowledge of traditional Thai spices, herbs, and authentic methods of preparation.  The guidelines for flavor are subtlety and delicacy.

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