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A much-needed reservoir is one step closer to construction with the Army Corps of Engineers and White House Office of Management and Budgeting approving the $1.4 billion project to limit toxic discharges from Lake Okeechobee. After decades of destruction to Florida waterways, crucial restoration plans are moving forward with the green light from congress.

Water from Lake Okeechobee, which is currently 90 percent covered in cyanobacteria according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, gets pumped east and west into the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee Rivers nearly every day during the rainy season when the one trillion-gallon lake can’t hold anymore. The bacteria infested water then travels through these rivers picking up runoff from

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 I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.  Have you ever wondered when did ice cream become bad, fattening and taboo?  It is usually made from dairy products, such as milk and cream, and often combined with fruits or other ingredients and flavors. Doesn’t sound sinister.  It’s time to revisit summer days of our youth and dive into a guiltfree, delicious ice cream cone.  

Before the development of modern refrigeration,I ice cream was a luxury reserved for special occasions.  With South Florida’s sunny days and tropical climate, it is typical to spend a day out on the salty beaches. Everyday is the Palm Beaches is a special occasion.  There is nothing more enjoyable than to cool down with an ice-cold confection occasionally. An ice-cream cone

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The Treasure Coast Tourism Showcase will be held this Sunday, May 20th at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center.

Play tourist in your own town or take the opportunity to see all the things the Treasure Coast has to offer!

You'll discover attractions, staycation packages, restaurants, golf courses, water sports and other activities to do in Vero Beach, St. Lucie and Martin Counties.

More than $5,000 in cash prizes will be given throughout the day as well as a free cruise.

The event is totally free and takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

To RSVP and find out more information, click here. 

PSL Civic Center: 9221 SE Civic Center Pl., Port St. Lucie, FL 34952.

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Enjoy fresh, local seafood just steps from the ocean. In Palm Beach, there is only one true outdoor restaurant at the ocean’s edge. Atlantic Bar and Grill, located in the Four Seasons Resort, 2800 South Ocean Boulevard, Palm Beach serves lunch and dinner daily.

The Executive Chef, Tory Martindale, feels food should be fun and whimsical.  He is quoted as saying, “I love to create dishes by mixing different cultural pinpoints of flavor and style. A chef’s mind is a giant library of flavors, combinations, techniques and plating concepts. Whenever I build a dish, it’s like flipping through a massive directory and finding the nuances that may connect one item to another and then synergizing it all into what you are creating at the moment.”

Choose

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TrawlerFest 2018 is more than a boat show passing through Stuart this weekend ending Sunday, March 11, 2018. It features a collection of “new and pre-owned cruising powerboats, the latest in marine gear and services, and first-class education & demonstrations”.

What’s a trawler you ask?  Recreational trawlers are pleasure boats which can endure long sea adventures.  It’s a boat with a noble cruising history - seaworthy, extremely safe and comfortable. They are also referred to as trawler yachts or cruisers. 

TrawlerFest 2018 is an experience you simply won't want to miss!  The trawling festival offers vendors and educators the opportunity to join the trawling community.  The atmosphere is relaxed and comfortable. Learn handy maintenance tips

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When in South Florida and looking for something slightly different to do on a Thursday evening, head on over to the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach. The Norton Museum is hosting Art After Dark every Thursday evening between 5:00pm and 9:00pm.

With the Norton being open in the evening on Thursday nights, you may visit the galleries, appreciate the exhibits, art workshops, lectures and more.  The evenings have a lively “happy hour” vibe through culture and entertainment.

The museum has a mix of contemporary art and art throughout the ages. It features over 7,000 works, with a concentration in American, European, and Chinese art as well as in contemporary art, photography and sculpture gardens.   

The museum will highlight Jean-Michel

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The much anticipated Festival Italiano happening this weekend at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center.

For the past 8 years, Festival Italiano has drawn thousands for a weekend of food, music, games, and fun! It takes place on the huge lawn in front of the PSL Civic Center; there's carnival rides, car and bike shows, tons of vendors for crafts and food, nonstop live music, eating contests, tournaments, and much more.

Nearly 50 food vendors and trucks will have authentic Italian favorites like wood fired pizza, sausage and peppers, alfredo pastas, Italian subs, and classic Italian desserts like zeppole, tiramisu, and gelato. There's also a full bar thanks to Bonner Mobile Bar.

On the outdoor stage enjoy constant live Italian-American music and

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When the City of Port Saint Lucie was constructed, its master developer assigned numbers to most of the city's subdivisions as opposed to naming them. To this day, the majority of the neighborhoods in Port St. Lucie are nameless. 

That's why city council decided to create the Neighborhood Improvement & Community Engagement (NICE) Program. The goal is to promote vibrant neighborhoods and a high-quality life. It gives residents the chance to join together to name their neighborhoods and enhance them. "The program will help empower communities by giving them a united, collective voice when working with the City on issues, concerns and needs," according to the NICE Program brief. 

The first step of NICE is to identify boundaries of the composed

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The fair is back in Martin County now through February 17th!

The Martin County Fair is actually a 501c3 non-profit organization whose goal is to entertain and promote community traditions, talents, diversity, vision, and agricultural heritage.

It is the largest event in the county attracting more than 70,000 people. The fair has been held for the past 55 years and the money raised goes to improve local facilities, scholarships to students, and programs for Martin County youth.

Entering the fair you'll see many farm animals and livestock and learn about them. Hundreds of vendors display their art, food, and much more. The Fire Department gives demonstrations, you'll pass by magic shows, pageants, dances, pig racing, and live music. If there's

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Take a trip up to Fort Pierce this weekend for the 39th annual Greek Festival!

Enjoy authentic Greek food, imported Greek wine, beer, and other drinks, traditional music and dancing, performances, and much more.

The festival takes place Friday-Sunday, February 9th-11th at the Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church. It goes from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m.-7 p.m. on Sunday.

Some food items include Spanakopita (Greek-style spinach and cheese pie in a crispy filo crust), Soutzoukakia (Greek-style meatballs in seasoned tomato sauce), Dolmades (grape leaves stuffed with ground beef and rice topped with lemon sauce), and of course Gyros. For dessert try one of twenty authentic pastries paired with a cup Greek coffee. 

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