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South Florida is well known for its gorgeous beaches, beautiful waterfront homes and relaxed lifestyle. Most people are not aware that there are four national parks here that help define South Florida's diverse beauty, landscape and enrich the culture.  The four parks are Everglades National Park, Biscayne National Park, Dry Tortugas National Parks and Big Cypress National Preserve.

The national parks concept began in the mid-1800s because a small consortium of Americans felt it was important to preserve these wonderful places for all time and for everyone. These were folks that truly felt these natural areas were significant and important wonders worth celebrating and protecting.  The national parks movement started with a California valley so

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Many attractions here in Palm Beach County are moving towards virtual experiences that the public can enjoy from the comfort of their own homes.  The new virtual experiences include online classes and tutorials, museum tours, online exercises, cooking demonstrations and much more. 

Check out some of Palm Beach County’s Attractions that have gone virtual. 

Armory Arts Center: The Art Center has found a way to bring their artists and art exhibits to you through a virtual tour of their current gallery. 

Flagler Museum: The grand Palm Beach estate is giving viewers a virtual tour of the entire first and second floor of the museum filled with Palm Beach island’s history. The tour is available online or through their app called “Flagler Museum

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The Palm Beach Island grand estate and museum is offering virtual tours for you to tour the museum and estate in the comfort of your own home.  The Flagler Museum, formally known as Whitehall is an elegant estate that features more than 100,000 square feet that is filled with some of Palm Beach Island’s most important history. 

The elegant mansion features white marble columns and a red barrel roof overlooking the intercostal located just off of Cocoanut Row.  The estate features a large central courtyard, a full basement, two full stories plus an attic, the original fence built in 1901, ten antique clocks still working today and more than 75 rooms. The home features antiques, artwork and the history of the Gilded Age and Henry Flagler, known to be

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The first day of Spring for the Northern Hemisphere was yesterday, Thursday, March 19th. The first day of Spring for the United States and the rest of the Northern Hemisphere is the day the sun crosses the celestial equator moving northward, which usually falls on March 20th or March 21st.  The day is known as the Vernal Equinox.  

Here are some interesting facts about Spring that you might not have known. 

1. When it is Spring in the Northern Hemisphere, its Fall in the Southern Hemisphere. 

2. The first day of Spring will have 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of darkness. 

3. Spring used to be known as Lent. In the 14th Century the name was changed to Springing Time and in the 15thCentury was changed to Springing. It wasn’t until the

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The anticipated Evening on Antique Row is considered to be on of the most fashionable street party in all of South Florida. The restaurants and shops along Antique Row come to life with special events, entertainment, beverages, food, music, shopping, antiques, VIP parties and much more.

The Antique Row district is a few blocks of fine art and antiques surrounded by the historic West Palm Beach neighborhood. The charming district has over 40 antique shops with selections of antique furniture, artwork, period decorations, and modern furnishings from the 17th through 20th centuries.

This Saturday, March 7th, the ultimate street party returns for a night of fun. The annual event is a signature fundraiser for the Historical Society of Palm Beach County.

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The Festival of the Arts is back in Boca Raton for its extraordinary, multi-day cultural arts event this February and March. The Festival of the Arts is in its 13th year and this year’s installation is “A Season of Heroes” and is set to deliver a star-studded event.

Head to the Mizner Park Amphitheater and the Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center starting Friday, February 28th through Sunday, March 8th.

For Opening Day to Closing Day, the 10-day festival will feature world-class performer, musicians, films, writers and all things arts and culture. Those who attend will get also get a chance to see some of the world’s most sought after classical and contemporary performers, award-winning authors and speakers, cirque performances, film screenings and much

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The iconic Palm Beach mansion and museum is one of the most famous landmarks and homes on Palm Beach Island. The Flagler Museum, or formally known as Whitehall, is a grand elegant estate that features more than 100,000 square feet filled with some of the most important Palm Beach history.

The home was commission by the American Industrialist Henry Flagler as a wedding gift to his wife Mary. Flagler, the founder of Standard Oil commissioned John Carrere and Thomas Hastings to build and design the grand estate. Hastings and Carrere were also the architects for other famous landmarks such as the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City and the New York Public Library during the Gilded Age.

The elegant mansion features white marble columns and a red barrel roof

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Head to Lake Worth this weekend for the 26th Annual Lake Worth Beach Street Painting Festival. The festival is the largest of its kind in the country and draws a huge crowd to Lake Worth every year.

The street painting turns the roads into hand drawn artwork and chalk designs. The artwork only last until the next raindrop when it will be washed away. The popular festival features temporary artwork masterpieces.

Local and National artists create classic or 3-D masterpieces for viewers to come by and see. The drawings are done by using environmentally friendly chalk on both the streets and sidewalks. More than 600 artists are expected to be present this year.

In addition to the street art, there will believe entertainment, festival food court, children’s

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The Palm Beach Show, formally the Palm Beach Jewelry, Art and Antique Show is coming back for another year. The show is in its 17th year and this year, the show has a new name. The Palm Beach Show will be taking over downtown West Palm Beach this February 13th through February 18th.

The Palm Beach Show is the largest show in its kind and one of the top cultural events in Palm Beach County. The prestigious art fair features international exhibitors displaying fine works of art from around the world, prestigious jewelry, fine artwork, beautiful antique pieces and much more.

The show draws tens of thousands of museum curators, private collectors, investors and high-end interior designers so grab your tickets before they sell out. Click here to purchase

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Calling all photographers and photography enthusiasts, FotoFusion is heading back to downtown West Palm Beach this February. FotoFusion is a five-day event presented by the Palm Beach Photographic Centre in West Palm Beach.

Around 70 of the best photographers and instructors from around the country and world come to West Palm Beach for the festival every year to teach workshop events and display their works. The five-day event is more than the workshops and photography, the event includes an Opening Receptions, informative lectures, discussion panels, a Farewell Bash and much more.

Every year, the Palm Beach Photographic Centre Awards Committee selects a photographer from this year’s event to receive the Fotomentor Award for their achievements in the

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