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So many holidays, so little time. Americans love their fast food and here’s a new national holiday I wasn’t familiar with, National Chicken Tender Day! The celebration begins today, Friday, July 27, 2018. How did this happen after all, chickens don’t actually have fingers, do they?

Chicken tenders/fingers aren't all that complex. Take a chicken breast, bread it, fry it, and there you have it. Chicken tenders have been a staple of fast food restaurants and kids' menus far and wide. The Puritan Backroom in Manchester, N.H., claims to have invented the tenders back in 1974. The chef would trim the chicken breast and decided not to waste, so he breaded and fried the golden nuggets.

Stop by participating Palm Beach County Wendy’s and revel in the…

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It would be idyllic to boat, bike, drive or walk to a South Florida restaurant with great food, signature drinks, friendly waitstaff and unforgettable views?  Look no further for the perfect waterfront watering hole with delicious cuisine in Delray, try Deck 84, just adjacent to the Atlantic Avenue Bridge, on the Intracoastal Waterway.

Deck 84, 840 East Atlantic Avenue, is that relaxing waterfront restaurant with resort style indoor and outdoor dining with tropical landscaping.  Deck 84 has a casual, happy vibe with impeccable views of the water, hosting live music, as well as casual and epicurean favorites. The owners have mastered direct Intracoastal Waterway alfresco dining with dock access and impeccable views of the water.

Deck 84 is…

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“Mini Season”, also known as the 2018 Florida Spiny Lobster Sport Season, will take place on Wednesday, July 25 and Thursday, July 26, 2018. The mini-season gives sports fisherman first dibs at the spiny lobsters before commercial fisherman season which begins the first week of August and continues into March. Florida’s annual spiny lobster mini-season is always on the last Wednesday and Thursday in July.

Although the 2-day mini season is small, the spiny lobsters cannot be small/undersized. The size limit is strictly enforced to protect the ocean bugs. The possession and use of a measuring device is required at all times while harvesting spiny lobsters during the mini-season. Divers must abide by the following restrictions:

  • Minimum carapace…

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Within the city limits of northern Palm Beach County is a treasure known as Frenchman’s Forest Natural Area.  The natural area protects “slash pine flatwoods, live oak hammock, cypress swamp, hydric hammock and tidal swamp and mangrove habitat”. The natural preserve is located at 12201 Prosperity Farms Road, right off Prosperity Farms Road, not to far from the Garden’s Mall in Palm Beach Gardens.  Follow the winding drive to a small parking area and prepare to step backward in time to the old Florida of the first settlers in South Florida.

Frenchman’s Forest Natural Area consists of 4 trails. Each of the different trails are described on the information board and it describes which type of wildlife you may expect to see on your hike. If you prefer…

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En plein air is a French expression meaning “in the open air”, and it refers to the act of painting outdoors with the artist’s subject in full view. Plein air artists capture the spirit and heart of a landscape or subject by integrating natural light, color and movement into their works. French impressionist artists, Van Gogh, Monet, Renoir, Pissarro, Cezanne, as well as other artists of that period who painted outdoor landscapes, were best known as the greatest plein air artists.

The largest en plein air gathering of its kind in South Florida is hosted by the Lighthouse ArtCenter. The Festival awards over $15,000 in prizes and 35 of the top plein air painters in the country participate. The public can observe artists painting at locations in Palm…

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On a summers night, what could be more romantic than a breathtaking sunset and a stroll through a peaceful garden with someone you love? Partake in something new this weekend, try the Sushi and Stroll Summer Walks at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach. Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens is having a cultural event this Friday, July 12, 2018 from 5:30pm – 8:30pm.   They welcome guests to take part in the occasional chance to stroll the gardens at sunset during their Sushi & Stroll evening.

Visit the 6 distinct Japanese inspired gardens within the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens.  Make the special evening complete and enjoy the finest Japanese sake, Pan-Asian cuisine, food trucks and ice-cold beer.…

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The Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society announced that for the fourth consecutive year, it has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. When the Palm Beach Zoo receives five consecutive years of excellence, it will join a select assemblage of others listed in TripAdvisor’s Hall of Fame.  This recognition allows TripAdvisor to freely honor businesses that are top tourism award recipients with the public.

Stroll the Palm Beach Zoo, 1301 Summit Boulevard, West Palm Beach, with a libation or two, wild friends, a designated driver and good old rock-n-roll music at the Roar & Pour event on July 28, 2018. The Rock and Roar event at the Palm Beach Zoo is presenting an amazing tribute band, Majesty of Rock. The sunset happening will also…

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Music at the Mansion is a live music event held at the Tuckahoe Mansion in Jensen Beach twice a year. 

The concert is at the Tuckahoe Amphitheater, which is in the backyard of the public Tuckahoe Mansion overlooking the blue Indian River Lagoon. Aside from live music, there are food and drink vendors, activities for the kids, dancing, partying and an all-around good time.

The first Music at the Mansion will be held on Sunday, June 3rd featuring the Big Pine Band and the second event of the year will be on Sunday, December 2nd featuring the Sierra Band. The upcoming music festival this weekend will be held from 4-7 p.m. and the Big Pine Band is a local jam band performing southern rock.

About the Mansion:

The Tuckahoe Mansion is a historic…

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TrawlerFest 2018 is more than a boat show passing through Stuart this weekend ending Sunday, March 11, 2018. It features a collection of “new and pre-owned cruising powerboats, the latest in marine gear and services, and first-class education & demonstrations”.

What’s a trawler you ask?  Recreational trawlers are pleasure boats which can endure long sea adventures.  It’s a boat with a noble cruising history - seaworthy, extremely safe and comfortable. They are also referred to as trawler yachts or cruisers. 

TrawlerFest 2018 is an experience you simply won't want to miss!  The trawling festival offers vendors and educators the opportunity to join the trawling community.  The atmosphere is relaxed and comfortable. Learn handy maintenance tips…

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