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Summer is just around the corner and summer in South Florida brings warm temperatures and sunshine, but summer also brings the start of Hurricane Season. Hurricane Season begins in the Atlantic Ocean on June 1st and last until November 30th.  Luckily for us here in South Florida, we have managed to avoid hurricanes and tropical storms for the past several years, but its always smart to think ahead and start preparing.

The state of Florida is currently under a Hurricane Tax Holiday until Sunday, June 6th. From now until Sunday certain supplies that are essential to hurricane preparedness are tax free. During this time, shoppers can avoid paying sales tax on these items.

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

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This weekend is Memorial Day Weekend, known to many as the unofficial start of the summer season. Memorial Day is more than that. This Monday, May 31st, Americans around the world remember and honor all of those who died while serving in the US Military.

Memorial Day is celebrated on the last Monday of May every year. The day was originally known as Decoration Day and originated in the years following the Civil War in the mid-1860’s. It was not until 1971 after the Uniform Monday Holiday Act took effect and moved the holiday to the last Monday in May, when Memorial Day became a Federal holiday.

Memorial Day is typically observed by many Americans visiting grave sites or memorials, beach and lake visits, holding cookouts with friends and family, and…

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Lion Country Safari is one of Palm Beach County’s Top Attractions and is Florida’s only drive-through and walk-through safari as well as an amusement park. The safari is located in Western Palm Beach County and is situated on more than 600 acres of land with over 1000 animals from six continents throughout the safari’s seven sections.

Some of the notable animals and species roaming the area include white rhinos, lions, giraffes, chimpanzees, and zebras. There is 4-miles of pathways throughout the safari to drive through and see the animals.

The safari was founded in 1967 and claims to be the first cage-less zoo in the United States. Lion Country Safari has won numerous awards and earned numerous recognitions since the safari opened its doors to the…

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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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Good news for cruise travelers, Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line has announced that cruising will begin out of the Port of Palm Beach beginning this summer. The first cruise back into the Port will begin sailing to Freeport, Bahamas beginning July 2nd.

The Grand Classica ship will be the first cruise back in the Port of Palm Beach. Normally the cruise line has two ships that leave out of Palm Beach County, The Grand Classica and the Grand Celebration. Both ships offer several dining venues, entertainment, lounges, bars, pools, a kid’s club, casinos, unlimited food, and drink packages.

Bahamas Paradise Cruise line started in 2014 and began sailing from Palm Beach to the Bahamas a year later. The port was chosen because of its central location within Palm…

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With the school year coming to an end and summer just around the corner, Palm Beach County is home to plenty of indoor and outdoor activities for the whole family to enjoy.  From animal sanctuaries to museums, water parks, golfing, and water activities, you’ll find plenty of things to do this summer to keep everyone busy.

Here is a list of just some of the Best Family-Friendly Attractions in Palm Beach County.

Busch Wildlife Sanctuary: Jupiter

Loggerhead Marinelife Center: Juno Beach

Lion Country Safari: Loxahatchee

Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society: West Palm Beach

Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum: Jupiter

South Florida Science Center and Aquarium: West Palm Beach

Drive Shack: West Palm Beach

Rapids Water Park: West…

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The Town of Jupiter recently released information about how to register your child for the Summer Youth Camps this year. Beginning next week, parents or guardians can go online and enter a lottery to register for camp.

The Lottery Registration will be online beginning Tuesday, May 11th through Thursday, May 13th by using the town’s registration system. Due to the reduced camp capacity, the Summer Youth Camp Lottery will only be available to Jupiter residents only.

Following the Lottery Registration system, once registered the lottery selection will be conducted randomly by the system. On Tuesday, May 18th, parents, or guardians will be contacted through the email provided if their child was assigned a space in camp. Once you have been email…

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The warm spring and summer days are ahead of us and what better way to enjoy the weather and sunshine with an ice cream cone. Luckily for us living here in South Florida, ice cream shops stay open all year round and offer the perfect treat for those with a sweet tooth.

Throughout the county, there are plenty of delicious and unique ice cream shops and parlors for the perfect afternoon or evening snack. From the smells of waffle cones to the brightly colored ice cream, cookies, sprinkles, milkshakes, and more, here are just some of the best local places to grab some ice cream.

Kilwins Chocolates and Ice Cream: Several locations

Palm Beach Ice Cream: Jupiter and Tequesta

Matty’s Gelato: Juno Beach

Sloan’s: Palm Beach Gardens and West Palm…

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One of Palm Beach County’s popular attraction is opening this weekend for the Spring and Summer season. Rapids Water Park is opening this Saturday and is the largest waterpark in all South Florida. The water park features more than 30 acres of splash zones, pools, waterslides, and more.

The water park is spilt up into three sections, a Thrill Ride section, Family Rides, and Kid’s Zone. The Thrill ride section features some of the most daring and biggest waterslides in the park with twists, turns, and drops. The Family Rides feature six waterslides that can hold up to six family members in each. The Kid’s Zone features the lazy river, splash zones, water foundations, and more.

The most popular waterslides are Rapids Waterpark include: Big Thunder,…

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The warm summer days and nights are coming to an end for most of the country, but luckily for us in here in South Florida, the sunshine and warm weather makes it feel like summer everyday of the year.

Throughout our area, there is plenty of unique and delicious ice cream shops and parlors for the perfect afternoon or nightly snack. From the brightly colored walls, rows of sweets and cookies, delicious milkshakes, and the fresh smell of waffle cones and sprinkles, here is some of the best Ice Cream Shops.

Palm Beach Ice Cream: Located in Jupiter and Tequesta

Kilwin’s Chocolates and Ice Cream: Several locations throughout the County

3 Scoops Ice Cream: Jupiter

Coral Cones: Jupiter

Matty’s Gelato Factory: Juno Beach

Sloan’s: Palm Beach…

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