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For those that are looking to cut sweets out of their diet in 2019, you might want to turn away. For the rest of us, it is one of the best times of the year!

Girl Scout cookie season is here and the Girl Scouts are giving us an extra reason to celebrate this year with a brand new cookie. New to the cookie lineup in 2019 is the Caramel Chocolate Chip cookie. The new treat is made with caramel, sea salt, and semi-sweet chocolate chips. Good news for the health concious cookie consumer as well, the Caramel Cocolate Chip cookie is gluten-free.

Looking for more of the traditional cookie options? Well, have no fear because all your classic favorites are back for another year. That incoudes, the Thin Mints, Samoas, Tagalongs, Shortbread, and S'mores.

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Looking to get the kids outside and off the couch while they are off school for the holiday break? Well, the Jupiter Outdoor Center is here to help.

The dates for the 2018 Holiday Adventure Camp have been announced and spots are filling up fast. The camp will feature an array of outdoor activities, including kayaking, canoeing, biking, fishing, and environmental education. The camp is fully accredited through the American Camp Association.

Two different camps are being offered. One from December 26th through the 28th and again from December 31st through January 4th. Day and week-long rates are available along with half day and full day options. For more information on pricing and registration, visit the Jupiter Outdoor Center website

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Have you ever looked at the Jupiter Lighthouse and thought it would be cool to go to the top of it? Do you enjoy kayaking, paddleboarding, and being on the water? Well, the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum has the perfect event for you!

On Thursday, January 10 the Jupiter Lighthouse will offer a guided tour of not just the lighthouse, but the waterway around the lighthouse as well. For $30for adults and $25 for children 6 years and older, you can climb to the top of the Jupiter Lighthouse followed by a guided tour through the surrounding water via either paddle board or kayak. See some of the fish and wildlife that call the area home, including manatees, sea turtles, birds and other wildlife. 

The Jupiter Lighthouse has been part of the area since

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As we get ready to turn the calendar, South Florida begins to turn into the epicenter of the polo community. That's because polo season is upon us! 

Starting December 30 and running through April, the International Polo Club Palm Beach in Wellington will be presenting almost daily polo events to the general public and polo community. The season is centered around the U.S. Open Polo Championship and International Gay Polo Week.

Whether you are interested in going for a day, or the entire season, there are affordable ticket options for everyone. Tickets start at just $10 for general admission. Other ticket packages and seating options are also available including deluxe veranda seating and field-side champagne brunch at The Pavilion. For those that

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Located in Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park just west of Boca Raton, Daggerwing Nature Center is run by the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department. The nature center offers a wide variety of programs and events of adults and children of all ages. All programs are by reservation only, and reservations can be made by either calling 561-629-8760 or visiting the nature center. The following programs and events are currently taking place:

Animal Feedings

From 3:15-3:30pm every day you can have a chance to feed some of the animals that call the nature center home. All ages are welcome to feed the animals and no revervations are required. 

Animal Keeper For a Day

Have you ever wondered what it's like to be an animal keeper? Well,

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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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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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The holiday spirit is in the air and The Breakers on Palm Beach is doing their part.

Beginning this Friday, December 21st, the resort is doing a series of holiday themed afternoon teas. The holiday teas will take place this Friday and Saturday as well as December 26-29 in the HMF restuarant inside the resort. The 3-5 p.m. teas include a selection of teas, finger sandwiches, pastries and warm buttermilk scones with Devonshire cream, rose-petal jam and preserves. If tea isn't your thing, the HMF will also be offering a full selection of its classic and signiature cocktails for an additional charge. 

The HMF is located in the old dining room near the lobby which has been decorated for the holidays. The holiday teas are $55 per person and reservations

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A new Chinese-American restaurant has opened on Palm Beach and it’s already generating a lot of buzz.

Hai House, located in The Esplanade on Worth Avenue opened in early December and is already getting rave reviews. Found on the second floor of The Esplanade where Costa Palm Beach used to be, the new restaurant features highly regarded executive chef James Strine, whose resume includes executive chef posts at Buccan in Palm Beach and Grato in West Palm beach, plus a decade at Café Boulud in Palm Beach.

Hai House offers a wide variety of traditional Chinese-American fare, including noodles, seafood, siru ribs, Peking duck, dim sum, dumplings, and pot stickers. In addition to a full dinner menu, Hai House offers a daily happy hour throughout both the

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As the Downtown West Palm Beach landscape continues to evolve, so do the features that accompany it. That can be seen in the new CityZen Garden that opened this past week outside the Broadstone Apartments.

A collaboration between Sherryl Muriente, her husband Beju, and Finnish artist Marco Casagrande, the new area features a small outdoor amphitheater, a zen garden and several statues. The space was designed as part of the West Palm Beach Art in Public Places program. The program requires developers to either donate to a public art fund or build public art on their site. As a result, the trio worked with the Alliance Residential Company who developed the Broadstone Apartments.

The garden features bamboo, flowers and other plants, while giant,

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