Blog Entries Tagged: Local News
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For months now, anyone who has driven by Carlin Park here in Jupiter has seen the sign saying "Oceanfront Restaurant Coming Soon". For twenty-five years, the Lazy Loggerhead Cafe occupied the big blue building on the hill, serving up breakfast and lunch fare. But for about a year now, that space has sat unoccupied. We now know that the new occupant will be the fourth location for Dune Dog Cafe!

the beach at Carlin Park in Jupiter, Florida

According to the Palm Beach County Board of Commissioners website, they "approved a concessionaire lease agreement with Dune Dog Acquisitions Inc. for Carlin Park in Jupiter" on Tuesday, October 17th, 2023.

Dune Dog Cafe has been a Jupiter staple on Alt A1A since 1994, with newer locations in Stuart and Cocoa Beach. Dune Dog is renowned for its laid-back…

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West Palm Beach is undergoing a remarkable transformation, the upcoming Nora District is poised to become a dynamic and complete community, redefining the way Palm Beach County residents experience urban living. With its reuse of turn-of-the-century warehouses, this district promises to be a captivating blend of history and modernity that plans to change West Palm for the better.

A Glimpse into Phase I

The Nora District's Phase I is already in motion, and it's nothing short of impressive. This phase boasts a sprawling 150,000 square feet of both adaptive reuse and new developments. Here, you'll find a curated selection of best-in-class hospitality, retail, and wellness establishments. The district's design philosophy is clear: create a harmonious…

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As the summer break comes to a close, parents and students are starting to prepare for the upcoming school year. The good news about this is residents of Florida have something to cheer about: the 2023 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday. This annual event, spanning from July 24th to August 6th, offers a perfect opportunity for families to stock up on essential school supplies and clothing without the extra cost of sales taxes.

What is the Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday?

The Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday is a limited-time period during which certain items are exempt from sales tax in Florida. The initiative aims to alleviate the financial strain on families as they prepare for the academic year. During this time, eligible items such as school…

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For a seventh consecutive year, Palm Beach International Airport (PBIA) has earned its place among the top ten best domestic airports in the United States, making it a staple of excellence in air travel. The ranking is a testament to the continuous efforts of PBIA to provide exceptional services, amenities, and facilities to travelers.

Modern Infrastructure and Facilities

One of the primary reasons PBIA secured its position among the top ten domestic airports is its modern infrastructure and top-notch facilities. The airport has undergone significant renovations and upgrades over the years, offering passengers a comfortable and seamless travel experience. From spacious and well-designed terminals to advanced security systems, PBIA leaves no stone…

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The West Palm Beach GreenMarket has been named the best farmers market in the nation for the third consecutive year by USA Today. The market, which is held every Saturday from October to April, features over 125 vendors selling anything from locally grown produce, fresh meats/poultry, baked goods, prepared foods, to handcrafted goods such as clothes and accessories.

The GreenMarket is a popular destination for both locals and tourists of West Palm Beach. It is estimated that over one million people visit the market each year. It is a major economic driver for the city of West Palm Beach, generating over $10 million in annual sales.

The success is due to a number of factors, including the high-quality vendors, its family-friendly atmosphere, and its…

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Jupiter, Florida is a town known for beautiful beaches and endless hobbies. With almost too much to do/see, it can become overwhelming to decide “what’s next?” Well good news, the town of Jupiter has decided there is a new way to explore with the Passport to Jupiter.

The Passport to Jupiter is a scavenger hunt-style program that allows you to earn stamps for visiting different locations in the town. There are over seventy locations included in the program, ranging from historical sites to parks to businesses. You can participate in the program either by downloading the Passport to Jupiter app or by picking up a paper booklet at the Town Hall or the Jupiter Community Center.

Once you have earned enough stamps, you can redeem them for prizes, such as…

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The Florida Freedom Summer Sales Tax Holiday is an annual event that allows consumers to purchase certain items exempt from sales tax. The tax holiday started Monday, May 29, 2023, and ends on Monday, September 4, 2023.

The following items are eligible for the Florida Freedom Summer Sales Tax Holiday:

  • Admissions to music events, sporting events, cultural events, state park annual passes, and fitness facilities
  • Boating and water activity supplies
  • Camping supplies
  • Fishing supplies
  • General outdoor supplies
  • Residential pool supplies
  • Children's athletic equipment
  • Children's toys

The following items are not eligible for the Florida Freedom Summer Sales Tax Holiday:

  • Rentals of any eligible items
  • Sales in a theme park,…

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In a heartfelt gesture of gratitude and remembrance, the City of Palm Beach Gardens is set to host a wreath ceremony to honor the brave service men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice on the battlefield. This event serves as a reminder of the profound debt of gratitude we owe to those who fought fearlessly to protect our freedoms.

On Monday, May 29, at 9:00 a.m., the Veterans Plaza Amphitheater, located at 10500 N. Military Trail in Palm Beach Gardens, will be the site of this ceremony. As a symbol of honor and respect, flags will be presented by the Palm Beach Gardens Police and Fire-Rescue Honor Guard.

This wreath ceremony is an opportunity for the community to come together, expressing their collective appreciation for the sacrifice of…

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The iconic Palm Beach hotel, The Breakers is celebrating its 125th Anniversary in 2021. The hotel was founded by Henry M. Flagler, one of America’s great industrialist. The Breakers Hotel was founded in 1896 by Flagler, and Flagler is known to have transformed South Florida into a popular vacation destination.

Henry M. Flagler first made his debut on the island with the construction of The Royal Poinciana, a six-story hotel located on the intracoastal side of the island. Today, The Royal Poinciana Plaza is home to numerous high-end shops and boutiques and award-winning restaurants. Two years later in 1896, Flagler began construction and what would become the iconic Breakers Hotel.

During the hotel’s 125 years, the hotel unfortunately had two fires,…

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The Club at Ibis has a very special connection with the Jack Nicklaus family.  It is the only private country club that features three Nicklaus family designed golf courses. Additionally, Ibis Charities has donated $15,000 to the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation.  The presentation was made at the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Outpatient Center in Palm Beach Gardens.

Ibis Golf & Country Club is a secure, gated community situated in West Palm Beach, only 7 miles west of I-95 on Northlake Boulevard. Entailing 33 distinct communities, homes within the community differ from Florida-contemporary to Mediterranean styles. Residences in Ibis Golf & Country Club rest on either a natural preserve, or golf course, and range in price from the $300's…

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