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Summer in Southeast Florida would not be complete without a watermelon cocktail or mocktail around the pool. Enjoy summer light cocktails before they lose their enticing coolness. Sizzling summer temperatures call for a batch of refreshing drinks. Whether enjoyed poolside, on the boat, at the beach, or on the front porch, fresh and flavorful, watermelon cocktails can help keep you cool.

Capture that sweet taste of summer in a fresh watermelon martini. The recipe uses fresh juice, which is easy to make in the blender, or you can go the low-tech route and mash it up with a muddler. Choose a great vodka and be sure to use fresh lime juice and homemade simple syrup. Shake it all up, and you will have the freshest, fruitiest martini possible.

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A sweet tea sangria combines two of the Palm Beach County favorite things, sweet tea, and wine. A traditional Spanish libation, sangria is a wine-based “punch.”  It includes seasonal fruit, a sweetener, brandy, and sometimes a splash of soda water, Sprite, juice, or tea.

Wine takes the center stage in this pitcher cocktail, so choose a wine that is fruity but dry, has good acidity, and is lower in tannins, then just add some sweet tea in place of soda water and pour over ice.

All you will need to make it is sweet tea, white wine, raspberries, peaches, and mint for a garnish. This sweet tea sangria recipe will quickly become of your favorites. Whenever you have fresh summer fruit lying around, whip up a quick batch of sweet tea and mix it with a

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Delray Beach is a bustling oceanside town and features a hotspot on Atlantic Avenue. Simply known as “The Ave,” the action-packed Atlantic Avenue is pedestrian-friendly. It is the epicenter of downtown Delray Beach where brick-paved sidewalks lined with palm and oak trees create a charming and stylish ambiance. The Avenue features a multitude of restaurants, bars, coffee shops, and nightclubs, as well as exciting art galleries and unique local shops and retailers.

It is super fun. It is very unique. And it has a vibe like you won't find anywhere else. It is where ALL the action happens! It hosts all our parades and hosts many art events. It is also an award-winning main street and was Voted Best Main Street in Florida by Florida Monthly Magazine!

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Brunch enthusiasts and cocktail fanatics mark your calendars, May 16, 2022, is National Mimosa Day! It is on this day you have a legitimate excuse to drink Mimosa is all day, not just at brunch. This classic mixed drink, which is equal parts brut champagne and fruit juice, usually orange juice, has become a brunch staple and a popular drink at weddings.

Mimosas do not have to be made with orange juice. Everyone knows Southeast Florida have the best orange juice in America. Try substituting it with your favorite fruit juice instead. Get creative switch orange juice for cranberry, grapefruit, peach, or blueberry juice. They all go well with champagne. You can toss a few berries or fruit slices in as well to give it extra flavor and make it look even

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Palm Beach County offers balmy breezes, and the best Happy Hour views make for a pleasant afternoon break. It is the best weather to kick off the weekend. Palm Beach Gardens and  North Palm Beach is a gathering spots for outdoor water view Happy Hour as is West Palm Beach. It is proven that the outdoors lowers your blood pressure and reduces stress. Researchers have found that nature simply makes us happy. Anxiety, depression, and anger are notably decreased after spending time outdoors. Take the beautiful outdoors and toss in a great Happy Hour and things start to look up.

Three favorite waterfront Happy Hours are:

Waterway Cafe, 2300 PGA Boulevard, Palm Beach Gardens 

Met friends here at the Waterway Cafe on a Wednesday for lunch. Happy

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W.P.B. Food Tours has hosted thousands of food tours and recently added a happy hour excursion. Palm Beach County is invited to partake in the happy hour jaunt. This trendy Downtown West Palm Beach food and drinks tour was named a “Top 10 Tour Experience in the United States” by TripAdvisor.

The Happy Hour Tour is described as “a cocktail party on the move”. The tour includes three full-size cocktails, three appetizers, and a fully guided tour. Hear anecdotes of old speakeasies and scandals. All Along the way, guests will discover cocktail-crafting tips and be treated to exclusive access. You will get perks like bartender demonstrations, chef meet-and-greets, and cocktail recipe cards to take home.

Stops on the Happy Hour Tour include Hullabaloo

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Residents and visitors of Palm Beach County are invited to take part in a happy hour excursion. West Palm Beach Food Tours offers food and happy hour tours. The trendy West Palm Beach food tour was named a “Top 10 Tour Experience in the United States” by TripAdvisor. The company has added a great Happy Hour Tour to its repertoire.

Enjoy hearing stories of old speakeasies and scandals. The Happy Hour Tour is described as “a cocktail party on the move.” The tour includes three full-size cocktails, three appetizers, and a fully guided tour. Guests will uncover cocktail-crafting tips and be treated to exclusive, VIP access with benefits such as bartender demonstrations, chef meet-and-greets, and cocktail recipe cards.

Stops on the Happy Hour Tour

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The Commons on PGA is a unique shopping and dining plaza. Located on PGA Boulevard in Palm Beach Gardens, it is near BallenIsles, PGA National, Mirasol, and Alton. Service is top-notch at these eateries. The Commons truly is a wonderful place to enjoy beautifully plated meals, fantastic and refreshing drinks while spending some quality time with friends and family.

Here are some of the fantastic places you should check out...

The Cooper, Craft Kitchen and Bar:
Seasonal plates/craft cocktails. Daily from 3 – 6 p.m. and from 9 p.m. – close at the bars and high tops. Special Happy Hour menu; $4 craft draft beers; $5 select wines; reduced well drinks. For more information, please call The Cooper, Craft Kitchen & Bar at 561-622-0032.

Prosecco Café:

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When it comes to celebrating a memorable occasion for you and your special loved one, drinks are always in order. Plan a romantic evening in your home tonight and mix one up of the specialty cocktails suggested below. Enjoy a quiet night together in Palm Beach or go the surprise route and show off your cocktail-making skills at home.

1. Never Ending Love

This easy-to-make cocktail is sure to make a sweet impression on that special someone.

Ingredients:
– 2 oz. vodka
– 1 oz. lemon
– 3/4 oz simple syrup
– 1/2 oz maraschino liqueur
– Splash of cranberry juice

Directions:
• Shake vodka, lemon, simple syrup, and liqueur together.
• Add a splash of cranberry juice and garnish with a cherry and lemon twist.

2. Dolce Vita

This delightfully

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Southeast Florida respects the fact that National Bloody Mary Day and National Hangover Day fall on the same day, January 1, 2022. National Bloody Mary Day is convenient for everyone who may have overdone New Year’s Eve. Perhaps you drank a little too much the night before. Another reason why National Hangover Day falls on the first of January as well.

If you are looking for a “hair of the dog” that bit you during last night’s reveling ease your hangover and ring in 2022 by celebrating with the famous cocktail. A basic Bloody Mary consists of vodka, tomato juice, lemon juice, Worcestershire, cayenne, and salt.

More complex recipes include vodka, tomato juice, and other spices and flavorings including Worcestershire sauce, hot sauces, garlic,

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