December 2018

There are 106 blog entries for December 2018.

 Palm Beach County is the largest county in Florida with more than 49 miles of Atlantic coastline and includes 39 cities and towns and has been on the list for some of the best resorts and hotels in the world.

Here is a list of the new planned hotels opening soon in our area.

Amrit Ocean Resort and Residences on Singer Island: The new oceanfront hotel is expected to open in late 2019. The hotel will feature 351 hotels suites and condos that is spilt between two towers. The resort and residences are being designed and developed with the Himalayan Institute. Expect the hotel to have a meditation garden, outdoor yoga studio, and an outdoor spa. The Amrit Ocean Resort and Residences is located at 3100 North Ocean Drive on Singer Island. For more

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It’s no secret that Waterfront Properties and Club Communities agents represent the most stunning listings in South Florida. If you’re searching for your dream home, you are welcome to attend any of our open houses this weekend!

665 N Lake Way, Palm Beach, FL 33480

Sunday at 10 AM – 3 PM

$4,300,000

4 Beds, 5 Bath, 3,868 SqFt

This classical Regency as built by Robert W. Gottfried, famous developer of the Regency style homes in Palm Beach. He built this home for his new wife, Martha. He chose to build this perfect small estate in the finest location, West Indies Drive and North Lake Way and next to Polmer Park. This Regency contains four formal great rooms, 14’ ceilings, four bedrooms, four baths, and two kitchens. Exquisite detailing

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Are you traveling this year for the holiday season? Well, you are far from alone.

AAA released their latest holiday travel forecast and they are predicting that 2018 will be the busiest travel season in recorded history. According to their report, a record-breaking 112.5 million people will travel in some capacity this holiday season. That number is 4.4% higher than 2017's numbers, which had been the previous record.

Of those over 112 million people, AAA expects that 102 million will travel via car, while 6.7 million will fly and 3.7 million will travel via another form of transportation (train, bus, boat, etc.). In most major cities, car traffic is expected to increase beginning December 20th.

With so many people traveling this holiday season,

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There are very few, if any, businesses that inspire a following like Trader Joe’s. So those of us living in South Florida were made very happy a few years ago when we got our very own Trader Joe’s location right in Palm Beach Gardens. Here are a few of the best things about Trader Joe’s. 

Low Prices

Trader Joe’s is able to combine low-prices with high-quality products. And that’s not just a pitch, if you’ve ever been there you can vogue for it. The company is able to do that because they have virtually no advertising budget, they instead deal directly with vendors and axing unpopular or low-selling products. Trader Joe’s customers basically do their advertising for them. It’s called product/company evangelism.

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Charles Shaw

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This weekend, two musicals are coming to The Kravis Center. The Kravis Center hosts several musicals and shows throughout the year. The Sound of Music and Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer will be hitting the stage this Friday and Sunday.

The Sound of Music is coming to West Palm Beach this Friday, December 21st at 8 pm. The beloved musical is a real-life story that explains the story of Maria and the Von Trapp Family during World War II. The story is also a film that stars Julie Andrews and is the third-highest grossing film of all time in the United States and Canada. The musical has won several awards including a Grammy Award, Tony Awards, and an Academy Award. The musical features musical hits such as My Favorite Things, The Sound of Music, and Climb

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The holidays are a great time to spend some quality time with the family. However, not everyone likes to cook up a big feast for a large group of people. Luckily, for those not in the mood to cook this holiday season, many of the best restaurants throughout Palm Beach County will be open on Christmas Day. Here are some of those restaurants and what deals they will be offering that day:

E.R. Bradley's

Start your day off right with E.R. Bradley's famous Christmas Day breakfast buffet. Help yourself to a wide variety of traditional breakfast fare while overlooking the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway in downtown West Palm Beach. There will also be an appearance from the big man himself, Santa Claus. The breakfast buffet goes from 8am to 1pm.

PGA

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Palm Beach County not only has some of the best golfing, beaches and boating in the country butits also one of the best places in the world to retire.

Ranked among the “Top Ten Best States” to retire to by TopRetirements.com, and with several of its cities named as the “Best Cities to Retire To” by the Market Watch Report. There are many reasons why Florida, and particularly Palm Beach County, is a great place to retire.

First, Florida has no income tax and there is property tax protection for its full-time residents.

Second, Florida has some of the warmest Winter temperatures. Floridians can hit the beach all year long. In Palm Beach County, for example, the average Winter temperature is around 74-degrees.

Third, many of the communities are

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Every year Palm Beach County attracts Winter golfers with its beautiful 70-degree weather and clear, sunny skies. With its more than 150 public and private golf courses, Palm Beach County is known as the Golf Capital of the World. Unlike much of the rest of the country, PBC residents aren’t currently locked up indoors, waiting for the sun to return. We are just as active now as we are throughout the rest of the year.

The Palm Beaches have a lot to offer in the Winter. Salt and freshwater enthusiasts, for example, enjoy some of the best fishing in North America. Polo and equestrian events, including the World Cup and Winter Equestrian Festival, are particularly popular this time of year, draw large crowds and international celebrities. Our mild, cool

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With two weeks off from school for the holidays many local museums, science centers and after care programs offer Holiday camps to keep the little ones occupied during their holiday break.

Here are some of the holiday camps happening around Palm Beach County this holiday season.

Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach offers a full marine-science experience where kids will learn about the journey of the sea turtles and ocean conservation through their programs. The camp runs from Wednesday, December 26th through Friday, December 28th and then again Wednesday, January 2nd through Friday, January 4th from 9 am to 4 pm. The cost to sign up is $60 dollars per day. Ages 6 through 10 are welcomed to attend. Click here to learn more.

The South Florida

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Head to Café Sapori in West Palm Beach tonight for a festive holiday party and to celebrate the Christmas birthday of King Richard DeAgazio. The event will feature live entertainment from world-class entertainers from both near and far.

Admission fee of $30 includes a Complimentary flute of Prosecco. No minimum on food or drink. Open Regular Menu. Open seating in the restaurant area or the bar. (Reserved tables held for groups of 8 or more). Click here to buy your ticket.

Café Sapori

Café Sapori is a traditional Italian restaurant that offers an assortment of flavors from Northern and Southern Italy. You can relax Café Sapori’s spacious wrap-around bar accented by Italian granite and warm dark, cherry wood while enjoying their extensive

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