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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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When you are looking for farm-fresh food, there is no better place to go than to one of the green markets in Palm Beach County. Luckily, this area has a longer growing season than most places. A handful of farm fresh markets are open year-round affording residents of the Palm Beaches fresh and local fruits and vegetables almost any day of the year.

The main health benefit of locally grown food is that it is fresher. Fruits and vegetables begin to lose their nutrients within 24 hours of being picked, so fresher produce is more nutritious. In addition, locally grown food is picked at its peak ripeness, when it is most dense with nutrients. 

Year-round open farm fresh markets:

Gardens Green Market:

This is Palm Beach Gardens-to-go farmer’s

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It can be extremely warm in Palm Beach County during the summer months. One must drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration. Frozen umbrella drinks or ice-cold brews do not count.  Just good old h2o, agua, water. A simple life force. We know that water is essential to good health, yet requirements vary individual to individual. So, how much water is enough?

First thing, your water intake needs depend on many factors, including your health, how active you are and where you live.  To function appropriately, the body must replenish its water supply by ingesting drinks and foods that encompass water. The Mayo Clinic reported, “Every day you lose water through your breath, perspiration, urine and bowel movements. For your body to function properly, you

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The popular Downtown Palm Beach Gardens is hosting a new Summer Concert Series every Friday evening beginning this June through the end of August. The new Concert Series will be held outdoors at the newly remodeled Downtown Park.

The outdoor summer concerts begin at 7 pm on Friday nights and restaurants located within the Downtown are joining in on the series and offering special dining deals and discounts. The bands performing are local and regional bands playing the latest hits, rock, jazz, pop, reggae, soul, country, and everything in between.

The Summer Concert Series has partnered with the Palm Beach County Food Bank to help support and benefit the Jammin’ Food Drive this summer. Those who bring a non-perishable food item to the concert will

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The City of Boynton Beach offers an exhibit of kinetic art by 17 talented sculptors through the end of 2021. The free display is geared to really “move” you!  You will be in awe of these fascinating mobile works of art. This exhibit is located along 100 East Ocean Avenue in Boynton Beach and includes three permanent, fixed sculptures.   

Pick up your self-guided tour maps available at the City Hall lobby. There is also an outdoor exhibit map in Town Square in Downtown Boynton Beach.  Kinetic art is defined as art, such as sculpture or collection, having mechanical parts which can be set into motion. This is a unique kinetic art experience with indoor and outdoor kinetic artworks, interactive installations, art, technology displays. 

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Sometimes you need the weekend to come a little bit earlier than Friday.  The Blind Monk, located at 410 Evernia Street in West Palm Beach offers “Live Tunes Tuesdays”.  The ambiance is soft and peaceful for a relaxing evening, girls’ night out or a late-night bite.  The restaurant offers plenty of outdoor seating too.

The Blind Monk offer live music multiple times during the week in addition to the Tuesday night lineup. The Blind Monk offers over 90 selections of wine, serves craft beer and other fine spirits. You will be surprised to find a great variety of tapas, as well as a lot of cheeses on the menu.  

The Blind Monk introduces the Monk Market “your online neighborhood wine shop, cheese monger, and specialty market”. They offer free

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Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton is offering guided tours on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. through June 25 with advanced reservations.

At Gumbo Limbo they love sea turtles and other animals just as much.  The Gumbo Limbo education team has created fun and educational activities for your kids and the family to do together in your own backyard and home.  Visit the virtual page for more at-home fun!

Naturalist guides will lead the way on an hour and a half tour taking adventurists through the butterfly garden, into the shaded trail loop with a stop at the authentic Seminole Chiki.  The hut offers incredible views of the water. Visit the Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Facility and get a close-up view

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On Wednesday evenings, the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum hosts their weekly Lighthouse Sunset Tour. The tour is a chance for locals and visitors to witness the incredible sunset view from the top of the lighthouse.

Gather your friends and family and head to the Jupiter Lighthouse tomorrow evening and witness the sunset and watch the light turn on to illuminate the sky. Visitors on the tour will get a sneak peek inside the Lighthouse Watchroom to see how everything works.

Tickets are required for the event and costs $25 dollars per person or $20 dollars per Lighthouse Member. The tours last approximately an hour.

At check- in, all paid attendees will receive a free voucher to Tommy Bahama Restaurant and Bar located within Jupiter’s

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Major changes can soon be coming to the Downtown Palm Beach Gardens shopping and entertainment center. Last week, Palm Beach Gardens City Officials approved the first reading of two ordinances that could bring an apartment building and a hotel to the shopping and entertainment complex.

The City Officials gave the preliminary approval to a zoning change and a land-use amendment for the 49-acre site. The changes will allow for a mix of uses on the land that is now designated for business buildings. The site’s owner wants a land-use designation change to mixed-use from professional use. The site’s owners are also asking to rezone the property to general commercial and professional office space.

The plans that have been in the works since 2019 include

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If you are looking for free and enjoyable entertainment in the Wellington area, head on over to the Wellington Amphitheater for the free outdoor concert series featuring tribute bands and food trucks.  The tribute concerts take place during the month of June and concerts take place on Thursday nights, and select Friday and Saturday nights.

This Thursday, June 17, 2021, the Food Trucks and Concert Series returns to Wellington.  Scheduled for this Thursday is: GDR: A Tribute to the Greatest Decades of Rock.  Please bring your own seating or blankets. No smoking, alcohol or pets allowed. 

The Wellington Amphitheater also offers free movies on Friday nights.  Make sure to bring your own seats, snacks, and drinks for movie night. Its great family

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