Weston, ranked the 73rd best place to live and the best place to live in Florida, is bounded by Fort Lauderdale to the northeast, Davie and Sunrise to the east, and the Everglades to the north and south. Weston is filled with parks, A-rated schools, an excellent record on crime, and tree-lined streets. It was also ranked as having the largest job growth in Florida and 18th in the nation.

 

The latest quarterly report by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), released November 12, 2015, asserting that median prices for existing homes in metropolitan areas continued to climb in the third quarter of 2015, but at a healthier pace that could entice more homebuyers into the market.

"Many of the metro areas with the fastest price appreciation over the past year were in the South — particularly in Florida," says Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist. The economist stated that Florida, in particular, had some of the strongest price appreciation.  Yun stated without question the housing market had its best quarter in nearly a decade. "The demand for buying, picked up speed in many metro areas during the summer as more households…

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Diner en Blanc is a global mass “chic picnic” event, in a public space, spanning five continents.  It is an elegant “flash mob" gathering of diner guests, dressed formally in all white, participating in the refined elegance of Parisian days by gone. The guest list is limited, refined diners are invited or must have previously signed up; location is top secret and not divulged until the day of the Diner en Blanc (generally, one hour prior to the dining hour).

The concept began in Paris, France in 1988 and the inaugural dinner will be taking place this evening locally. The same Diner en Blanc concept will take place November 10, 2015, in West Palm Beach in Miami for the second time this evening as well.

Frenchman, Francois Pasquier invited a…

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Mark your calendars for an incredible, local event that celebrates the cuisine of south Florida, seafood! The Clams & Claws Seafood Festival is coming to Fort Lauderdale in Broward County this Sunday on October 18.

This seafood festival showcases the best delicacies of the sea found in the tropical Floridian environment prepared by the top restaurants in the area. Some of the specialties you will enjoy at the Clams & Claws Seafood Festival include stone crabs, Caribbean lobster, fresh oysters, conch and many more unique dishes. The event is an all day affair perfect for families, friends and people of all ages. Some of the extra special amenities of the festival include a special VIP area (VIP tickets needed), live music, raffles and much more all…

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If you have had the privilege to own a piece of south Florida real estate, then you can attest to its superiority!  When you purchase a home in south Florida, whether it is Palm Beach, Hutchinson Island or Miami, you expose yourself to a better quality of life. Floridians have a way of enjoying the fun things in life, but who wouldn’t when you live in a year round paradise? With 6-month summers and cool winters, south Florida’s beaches are accessible all year. World class shopping, impeccable dining and five star restaurants are a plenty. Entertainment options are unlimited; you can see miles from the top of the famous Jupiter Lighthouse or go deep-sea fishing. If art is more your thing, there are wonderful museums from Palm Beach to the Keys,…

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Pull up a chair and get cozy for a night of spectacular proportions this Sunday! Across North America the night sky will show a “comic ballet” where you will be able to see a lunar eclipse. The moon will travel across the sky that will create a lunar eclipse unseen since 1982 and not to be seen again until 2033. 

A lunar eclipse like this one has only occurred five times since 1900. It has been named a “super moon.” It has been given the name super because of it is a moon in perigee- or the closest it will come to Earth in its orbit around the planet. The perigee is a monthly occurrence, however, Sunday’s perigee will mark the closest perigee of the year. According to Alan MacRobert, senior editor of Sky and Telescope Magazine, the moon will only be…

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Miami Spice, Dine Out Lauderdale and Flavor Palm Beach come together for a mouth-watering restaurant promotion that will showcase the very best cuisine of South Florida.

Restaurants from Miami to Jupiter, Florida will be defining the art of dining within sunny South Florida. Choose from three course meals to signature dishes that are created by the world-renowned chefs, typically at lower prices this month!

The two month Miami Spice is colliding with Dine Out Lauderdale and Flavor Palm Beach for an entire month of dining specials in September and for Broward County, a couple weeks into October too! Nearly, everyone enjoys dining out once and awhile, and a nicely prepared meal at a fancy restaurant is something a lot of people love but don’t do…

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Ranked in the top 100 of Money Magazine’s “Best Places to Live” in the United States, and ranked as the best place to live in Florida, it is no wonder the city of Weston has gained such popularity. 

Weston has also graced the pages of CNN Magazine, earning a spot on their “Top 100 Best Places to Live” as well. In the past few years this charming city has seen exponential growth. Job growth has been consistently healthy here for the past few years as well. So, with its breathtaking real estate, highly acclaimed education, spectacular jobs and community rapport, its obvious Weston is an up and coming place to be! 

Business Week Magazine named Weston as a top city in “America’s most affordable suburbs.” In 2006, CNN Magazine ranked Weston 20th in…

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As the world gets bigger and more and more small towns grow into larger urban areas and even cities, we have to get smarter when it comes to conserving energy. Have you ever heard of Green Roofs or White Roofs? They might just be the answer.

Most of us have probably seen or at least read about “green roofs.” Green roofs are essentially gardens in the sky. The gardens help insulate buildings in the winter and soak up storm water, reducing water pollution from urban runoff. This makes them an absolute winner when it comes to eco-friendly urbanization and they provide food for the building or home.

New York City is famous and celebrated for all of the green roofs they are implementing in the city. The city even offers tax abatements for those who add greenery…

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Jupiter Easter Egg Hunt, .  Bring your own basket.  Prize baskets are being donated by Kilwin’s Chocolates. Bounce houses, face painting and an appearance by the Mr. Long Ears himself from 10am to 11:30am.  Saturday, April 4th @ 9:30am to 12:00pm, Jupiter Community Center, 200 Military Trail, Jupiter, FL 33458

Easter Egg Hunt, Trinity United Methodist Church, 2221 N.E. Savannah Road, Jensen Beach,  Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 10:30 am.  Free for children ages 2-12.  Bring your own basket.

Palm Beach Gardens Egg Extravaganza,  The City of Palm Beach Gardens invites you to their annual Egg Extravaganza in Gardens Park., Friday, March 27, 2015 @ 6:00pm.  The Easter bunny may hop on by after the egg hunt has ended. 

Easter Egg Hunt,  GFWC…

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The Palm Beach International Film Festival (PBIFF) announced its highly anticipated film line-up for the 20th year, March 26 – April 2, 2015, featuring 12 World Premieres and 15 American premieres. The film festival will present features, documentaries and short films from the U.S. and around the world, including Bulgaria, Venezuela, France, England, Israel, the Philippines, Costa Rica, Spain, Russia, Slovakia, Australia, Canada, Cuba, The Netherlands and Germany.  The PBIFF will host filmmakers, producers and actors to chat about their films.

Randi Emerman, President of PBIFF states, “This year’s Palm Beach International Film Festival has a sparkling array of fantastic movies and a list of visiting filmmakers and talent that will bring the best of…

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