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Today is Cinco de Mayo and as we head out to our favorite bars in Palm Beach County for Margaritas, one should remember the “real deal” on Cinco de Mayo. After Hernan Cortez and his Spanish army conquered the Holy City of Cholula, Mexico one October day in 1519. The Spanish conquistadors ravaged the Aztec holy city that day. The explorers murdered 10% of the native population and destroyed many of the pyramids that marked the sacred region. But they never found the largest pyramid of the region which was before their very eyes. Over the centuries, interest to carve out an empire of the land spread.

Atop a high hill sits a magnificent church and beneath this church, buried for centuries, lay an ancient secret never discovered by the Spanish.  The…

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For the entire month of May, the Palm Beaches is dedicated to celebrating art and culture in the county. The art and culture series is called MOSAIC and is happening this May. MOSAIC stands for Month of Shows, Art, Ideas, and Culture and everyone is invited to participate and enjoy special discounts and deals at many Palm Beach County attractions.

MOSAIC is put together every year by the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County. The council was formed in 1978 and since then has evolved to be a strong, multifaceted local arts advocate.

Special discounts and deals include discounts at: The Flagler Museum, Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Mounts Botanical…

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The Town of Jupiter has decided to continue to bring Jupiter U to the residents and community by going virtual this year. Jupiter U includes a series of short films and tours of Jupiter’s landmarks and areas throughout Jupiter.

The tours highlight the important facts and aim to educate the residents about their local government and our unique beach town. The virtual tours are available for the public to watch on demand now. The tour videos can be watched in any order but recommended that the first video be the welcoming video with Jupiter’s Mayor Todd Wodraska. In the welcoming video, the Mayor gives an overview of the program and provides updates for the ongoing and upcoming projects happening in Jupiter.

The virtual tour videos will include tours…

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The Gardens Mall has partnered with the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex to present a new exhibit coming to the mall beginning this week. The exhibit is called ‘Out Of This World’ and is an “interactive imagination immersion above and beyond”.

The exhibits is set to open on the first floor of The Gardens Mall near Saks Fifth Avenue this Friday, April 16th. The exhibit will be open to the public in Palm Beach Gardens until May 16th. Admission is by donation with all proceeds benefiting the charitable partner, Give Kids The World.

The exhibit will feature a journey among the starts from the surface of the moon to the mission on Mars. The interactive experience will allow visitors to wander through the space station to a space capsule and name a…

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Juno Beach is home to the Loggerhead Marinelife Center, a research and rehabilitation center for endangered and injured sea turtles. Several times a day from March to October, the center monitors the beaches for sea turtle nests during nesting season.

The beaches of Juno Beach and Jupiter are one of the most populated sea turtle nesting spots in the world. Every year, thousands of sea turtles lay their eggs on the sand. Greens, loggerheads, and leatherback nests are most often found along the 9.5 miles of the sandy shoreline that they center monitors. Its important to note that if a sea turtle nest is found, to not disturb the nest, simply observe from a distance.

Several times a day, the center hosts a Public Guided Tour for the public to go and…

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The 7th annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival is back this weekend and the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is excited to bring this year’s event to you. This year, the event will be completely virtual and can be viewed and enjoyed from the comfort of your own home.

The Wild and Scenic Film Festival is one of the nation’s premiere environmental and adventure film festivals in North America. The virtual experience will continue to bring the heart thumping, adrenaline pumping, curated collection of films to you. The films capture epic international outdoor adventures and research, environmental aspects, and the love for nature through art and film making.

Eleven films will be shown throughout this weekend’s festival and are from all over the world.…

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April is known for its beautiful spring weather and the start of the warmer summer weather for most. Luckily for us living in South Florida, April is just another beautiful month filled with warm temperatures and sunshine.

April is the fourth month of the Gregorian calendar, but that was not always the case. During the Julian Calendar, April was the fifth month and had 29 days prior to being part of the Julian Calendar. The 30th day was added by Julius Caesar during the Julian Calendar.

Here are some more interesting facts about the month of April.

In the Southern Hemisphere, April is the seasonal equivalent to the fall month October.

The word April comes from the verb “aperire” which means to open. Its commonly believed that the word refers…

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The Barrett- Jackson Auto Auction and Show is rolling into Palm Beach County next week.  The popular auction is in its 19th year and will be taking over the Expo Center at the South Florida Fairgrounds.

The Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction is one of the world’s finest car collector events. Palm Beach County is just one of four stops on the exclusive roadshow. Each auction will be broadcasted internationally to an audience of millions around the world.

During the weekend long event, multiple auctions will take place for a chance to get a dream car. The weekend will include car lectures, merchandise, products from top luxury brands, and even thrill rides from a wide range of automakers.

Tickets are required for admission. Guest can choose between…

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The island of Palm Beach is not only home to million dollars mansions and socialites but also home to upscale shopping, art galleries, museums, historic hotels, and award-winning restaurants. Palm trees line the beautiful streets filled with history and plenty of things to do. 

Next time you make your way over to Palm Beach, make sure to check out everything the town has to offer.

Things to Do:

Shop and Dine on Worth Avenue: The famous Worth Avenue is known to be one of the most iconic streets on the island. The street features high-end shopping and award-winning restaurants.

Visit The Flagler Museum: One of the island’s most famous estates is open for visitors to tour. The estate was once home to Henry Flagler, the American industrialist and…

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Today, Wednesday, March 17th is St. Patrick’s Day. While St. Patrick’s Day now is associated with wearing green, parades, traditional Irish meals, green beer, and enjoying good times with friends and family. St. Patrick’s Day is widely celebrated around the world and the holiday celebrations date back to the 17th Century. 

St. Patrick’s Day is a day honored for the patron saint of Ireland and is celebrated with cultural and religious celebrations around the world. Not many know how the holiday and celebrations today came to be. Here are some interesting facts about St. Patrick’s Day.

St. Patrick the patron Saint of Ireland was born in Britain not Ireland near the end of the 4th Century. At age 16, he was kidnapped by Irish raiders and was brought to…

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