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If you happen to be looking for an exceptional place to raise a family consider Southeast Florida. The area is filled with top-rated public-school districts combined with a myriad of organized recreational activities and sports ensuring children can stay active and engaged year-round. Florida’s southeast coast is home to the nation’s most sought-after beaches and nature preserves, which are visited by residents and vacationers year-round due to the region’s mild climate.

Residents already knew that this is one of the best states to live in and now U.S. News & World Report has confirmed it! Florida ranked #10 in U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of best states in the country. It also ranks among the top five states in education and among the top…

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Cross any waterway and take a glance at dozens of boats out on the water. One of the advantages of living in Palm Beach County is the ability to hop on a boat and get out on the water, enjoying the sunshine and beautiful weather. Boating is serious business. Florida does not have a “boating license” per se. Florida does have a Boater Safety Identification Card

Since 2010, the state of Florida requires that any person who wishes to operate a vessel of more than ten horsepower or more and is born after January 1st, 1988, must pass and complete a boater safety course. The course can either be done in person or online.

The Boater Safety Identification Card states that the course has been accomplished. Florida does not require a follow-up or a…

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The Blue Heron Bridge crosses over to beautiful Singer Island. This offers some of the best diving not just in Florida, but America and possibly the world. This is a scuba diver’s dream spot. It is located on Singer Island so there are no worries about booking a boat or long travel times because it’s a shallow dive spot.

The offering argument for the Blue Heron Bridge being a remarkable dive spot is the astonishing diversity. Divers could search up and down the east coast and not find as genuinely a populated place as this.  Manta rays, octopus, frogfish, stargazers, seahorses and so much more. All just a stone’s throw from shore.  Making shore diving an option for anyone.

Check out the shallow depth. It’s about 12 feet on average and gets down…

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Southeast Florida is an excellent place to raise a family. Top school districts coupled with countless educational and recreational activities ensure children can stay active and engaged year-round.  Florida’s southeast coast is home to some of the nation’s most sought-after beaches and preserves, which are frequented by residents and vacationers year-round due to the region’s mild climate.

Floridians already knew that this is one of the best states to live in and now it has been confirmed by U.S. News & World Report!  Florida ranked No. 10 in U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of best states in the country. It also ranks among the top five states in education and among the top 10 states in the economy and fiscal stability categories.

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The State of Florida only has a few remaining Dog Friendly Beaches in the entire state and the Town of Jupiter is proud to have one of them.  The town adopted the policy to allow dogs to roam on the beach in 1989. Since then, the stretch of sand where dogs are permitted has grown to 2.5 miles long.

The Dog Friendly Beach area stretches from Carlin Park at Beach Marker #57 to Marcinski Road at Beach Marker #25. In this designated area, dogs are allowed to roam freely while being supervised by their owners.

In order to keep Jupiter a dog friendly area, the town has a set of rules, they wish everyone would follow when bringing your dog to the beach.

Dog-Friendly Beach Area Rules:

  • Only behaved, obedient, well-socialized dogs should be brought…

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For students in Martin County and Palm Beach County, this weekend is the last weekend of summer and the last weekend to take advantage of Florida’s Tax-Free Sales Holiday on clothes and school items.

The Tax-Free Holiday began on July 31st and continues until Monday, August 9th, just in time before the school year starts. During this time, shoppers will be exempt from sales tax in the state of Florida for certain school supplies, clothing, and electronics. The tax will automatically be discounted at check out when purchasing qualifying items.

Students go back into the classroom in Palm Beach County on Tuesday, August 10th and students in Martin County go back into the classroom on Wednesday, August 11th.

Qualifying Items Include:

  • School…

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One of South Florida’s most popular Independence Day celebrations, the 4th on Flagler is returning to in person celebrations after last year’s celebrations were held virtually. West Palm Beach City officials announced yesterday the popular Palm Beach County event is returning and fireworks will light up the sky to celebrate Independence Day on Sunday, July 4th.

This 4th of July head down to downtown West Palm Beach for a grand firework display and the holiday celebrations. The 4th on Flagler will feature refreshments, live entertainment, the inaugural Bill Bone 5K, a patriotic salute, a car show, and a spectacular fireworks display over the intracoastal just after 9 pm to finish the night.

South Florida is not the only place that is getting ready to…

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Starting this Friday, shoppers across the state of Florida can avoid certain sales tax on items in preparation with the start of the new hurricane season. Hurricane season begins in the Atlantic Ocean on June 1st and continues until November 30th. For a few short days, shoppers can save money by putting together and gathering your stockpiles to prepare in case of a storm.

South Florida has been lucky the past few years and avoided hurricanes and tropical storms but it always smart to think ahead. The 10-day sales tax holiday begins this Friday, May 28th and will continue until Sunday, June 6th. During this time, shoppers can avoid paying sales tax on these items.

  • Reusable ice packs ($20 dollars or less)
  • Flashlights and Lanterns ($40 dollars or…

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Jupiter and several other beach towns in Palm Beach County and Martin County have made the list for the 50 Best Beach Towns To Live In according to WalletHub. The survey and study was conducted in June 2020 that compared and rated beach towns across the United States.

Every beach town has its pros and cons, and the ratings were based on six categories for the study. The categories were weather, safety, affordability, education, health, and quality of life. The towns and cities ranged in population and most cities and towns on the list are in the state of California or Florida. Palm Beach County and Martin County has a few beach towns that have made the list.

Best Beach Towns on the list in Palm Beach County and Martin County include:

North Palm…

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One of the biggest sporting events is happening this weekend here in Florida. Over across the state in Tampa, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are playing the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV. This Super Bowl will be the first time these two franchises will face each other in the ultimate game.

While the players and teams are getting ready to play the championship game, here are some fun and interesting facts about the game and the Super Bowl.

The fewest points ever scored by a team in the Super Bowl is three points. Three points was scored by the Miami Dolphins in Super Bowl VI and the Rams in Super Bowl LIII.

The Buccaneers will be the first team this year to ever play a Super Bowl game in their home stadium.

Four Franchises have failed to make…

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