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The Sandoway House Nature Center is a beautiful and educational destination for people of all ages to visit and explore. Located in Delray Beach, the Sandoway House is a nature center that is home to hundreds of species of sea creatures local to south Florida. Many of the animals and plant life on display at the Sandoway House are in rehabilitation to be released back into their natural environment, but while they enjoy a stay at the Sandoway House they offer a great opportunity for learning to their admirers. 

THE MONTH OF APRIL AT SANDOWAY HOUSE: 

Every Wednesday and Saturday at the Sandoway House Nature Center at 3:15pm is the “Jr. Shark Biologist Program” for kids. For those youngsters that have always dreamed of being a marine biologist working…

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Spoto’s Oyster Bar Stuart

Spoto’s Oyster Bar is one of south Florida’s finest, traditional raw bars. Spotto’s offers two locations, Palm Beach Gardens and Stuart and out of these two restaurants they have earned an immaculate status when it comes to oysters. The Spoto’s Oyster Bar of Stuart is located directly on the wide-open water of the St. Lucie River. 

The seafood preparations they have to offer are some of the best you can find across the state. Some of the delicacies offered by Spoto’s include fresh-shucked, cold water, Blue Point Oysters, steamed Littleneck Clams from the cold, unspoiled waters off Cape Cod, and their signature famed Oyster Stew and they even serve a special Bouillabaisse. 

Spoto’s Oyster Bar Stuart is located at 131 SW…

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America’s Happiest Seaside Town of 2016 is on South East Florida’s “Treasure Coast”.  Stuart, Florida ranked number #1 of America’s Happiest Seaside Towns according to Coastal Living Magazine on April 6, 2016!  The travel and beach living magazine directs subscribers to the United States happiest coastal places to live. The magazine based their criteria on a several fundamental influences including the Gallup Healthways Well Being-Index, number of sunny days, beach excellence, countless educational opportunities, low crime index, and other factors.

The hidden gem of the Town of Stuart is on the Atlantic Ocean’s shoreline and nestled between two flowing rivers.  Mayor Jeffrey Krauskopf describes the old-fashioned feel of the town of Stuart as…

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According to National Bridge Inventory statistics, the Town of Jupiter has 46 bridges!  Collectively the bridges average daily traffic of 1,137,448 vehicles and of that 94,108 of those vehicles are trucks.  That is an awful lot of traffic in our quaint little beach town.

One of the busiest bridges in the world is the George Washington Bridge, which links Manhattan to New Jersey by crossing over the Hudson River. The bridge has 14 lanes for motor vehicles and almost 102 million automobiles annually. The George Washington Bridge is 1,283 feet long of suspension and considered an engineering phenomenon. It is the world’s longest enclosed bridge with its lattice-steel towers rising 604 feet high above the water. The bridge now extends 4,760 feet…

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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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Want to go on a different adventure or spend a day doing something different from the usual in South Florida? Then you have to explore the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton. Gumbo Limbo is a nature center that dedicates its being to protecting the coastal and marine environments of south Florida. 

Each year, the nature loving staff at Gumbo Limbo rehabilitates hundreds of endangered marine creatures, making sea turtles their specialization. They house a wide variety of precious sea turtles, from leatherbacks to the Floridian loggerheads and they are all available for you to come visit. 

Gumbo Limbo’s Mission: “To support coastal and marine education, conservation and research endeavors of the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center.”

What makes the Gumbo…

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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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Tomorrow, sculptor and scuba diver, Thomas McDonald and his students from the Riviera Beach Maritime Academy will be revealing their latest project. McDonald and his artistically gifted students have been working hard on a beautiful mermaid sculpture that will live underwater. The mermaid, named Andrea, is made of concrete and is supposed to be submerged tomorrow off of the Coast of Palm Beach County.

McDonald has created a number of other under water sculptures that currently rest on the sea floor off of the Breakers Reef in Palm Beach. Last year, McDonald donated three 1,500-pound shark sculptures. The three cement hammerhead shark sculptures were sunk into the crystal clear waters of the Lake Worth Lagoon at Phil…

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There is something for everyone at the Florida Oceanographic Society, from young to “young at heart”.  Take a scenic ride from the Jupiter area to Hutchison Island in Stuart, FL and see the 57-acre nature center.  The nature center is positioned between the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian River.

This year at the Martin County Fair the Florida Oceanographic Society presented hands-on demonstrations with sharks, stingrays, turtles, oysters and more.   If you did not have an opportunity to get out seeing the exhibit at the Martin County Fair visit the Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center and feed the resident stingrays, explore the “touch tank” and closely observe a feeding frenzy in the 750,000 gallon “Gamefish Lagoon”.

This nonprofit organization…

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Perhaps in South Florida the weather is a bit cool, say 70 degrees, obviously much too cool on a winter day to hit the beach or the waterways.  It would be a great opportunity to try something a little different.   Pull the trigger and consider a shotgun sport at one of the many sporting clubs in the area.

The National Sporting Federation defines sporting clays as “a challenging clay target game designed to simulate a variety of field shooting situations. On sporting clays course shooters are presented with a wide variety of targets that duplicate the flight path of birds, such as flushing, crossing, incoming and other angling shots.”

South Florida Shooting Club is one of the best shooting clubs in South Florida.  Only a forty-five minute drive…

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