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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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Have you ever heard the expression "eat like a king"? The Town of Jupiter has an all-time favorite diner for locals and visitors alike. It is a tiny diner known as the Royal Café. Royal Café is where you go to get feel-good, old fashioned love on a plate. The café is family owned by a hands on, delightful couple, Rick and Amy Biederwolf. From the moment you walk into the vintage café you are welcomed. It's hard not to feel like you're visiting a neighbor or sitting down at Grandma's kitchen table. The warm smiles and genuine interaction from servers goes beyond the common conversation. 

A diner is a small restaurant found predominantly in the Northwest and Midwest offering a wide range American food as well as a sit-down counter with welcoming

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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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Have you ever heard of a Swedish Coffee house?  Swedish tradition of a coffee break is called fika. A fika isn't just a coffee break.  It's a moment to leisurely slow down and appreciate the good things in life.  It’s a simple concept. It's a chance to take a break, with a cup of coffee or tea with alone or with a friend and a bite to eat.

In the American culture, coffee has come to be more about grabbing a 16-ounce-grande-whatever, in a paper cup to go, coffee is more about fueling up and going fast. Coffee was the choice over tea after the Boston Tea Party, it was considered unpatriotic to drink tea. Colonists soon found that they could import coffee grown in Central and South America. By the beginning of the 1900's, fast moving Americans half of

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Discover an unexpected burger at one of Wellington’s newest eateries, The Beauty and the BeeeeF, located in the Mall at Wellington Green. This hip burger joint serves up award winning and out of this world, mouth-watering burgers, custom crafted drinks and desserts worth the calories!

Try a super-stacked gourmet burger like no other.  Looking for an indulgent option try the Epic Burger. Is a quadruple beef patty with lots of cream brie, lots of smoked bacon, fried KitKat, melted peanut butter and Porto mushroom sauce too much?  If so try any of the other cherished staples including angus beef burgers, poutine, grilled cheese sandwiches paired with Campbell’s soup, a variety of macaroni and cheeses and decadent sweets.

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Looking for something to do with the kids now that school's out? CMX Movie Theater in Wellington is offering free kids movies every week on Wednesdays through Fridays.

Catch two different films each week starting at 10 a.m. Here's the schedule:

June 19 - 21: Alvin: Road Chip and Lego Batman Movie

June 26 - 28: Sing and Secret Life of Pets

July 3 - 5: Storks and Lorax Movie

July 10 - 12: The Peanuts Movie and Trolls

July 17 - 19: Despicable Me 3 and Ferdinand

July 24 - 26: Emoji Movie and Boss Baby

Jul 31 - August 2: Lego Ninjago Movie, Captain Underpants and First Epic Movie

CMX is a modern, clean, comfortable theater with reclining seats, individual trays, and offers concessions beyond popcorn and candy. You and your kids

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Sunday, April 22nd is Earth Day, a day dedicated to educating the public and to help end pollution. The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens in West Palm Beach is hosting an Earth Day event this Sunday from 11 am to 3 pm.

The family friendly event plans to bring important local organizations together that are dedicated to protecting the environment and raising awareness in our communities. The event will also feature fun activities for the whole family including a Discovery Hunt and interactive learning stations.

The Earth Day celebration that was held last year has now been revamped for this year featuring several members from the Loggerhead Marinelife Center, South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, Manatee Lagoon, and other organizations will be at the event

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Enjoy fresh, local seafood just steps from the ocean. In Palm Beach, there is only one true outdoor restaurant at the ocean’s edge. Atlantic Bar and Grill, located in the Four Seasons Resort, 2800 South Ocean Boulevard, Palm Beach serves lunch and dinner daily.

The Executive Chef, Tory Martindale, feels food should be fun and whimsical.  He is quoted as saying, “I love to create dishes by mixing different cultural pinpoints of flavor and style. A chef’s mind is a giant library of flavors, combinations, techniques and plating concepts. Whenever I build a dish, it’s like flipping through a massive directory and finding the nuances that may connect one item to another and then synergizing it all into what you are creating at the moment.”

Choose

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Easter is just around the corner and so are the fun Easter Egg Hunts for kids filled with candy and treats to celebrate the upcoming holiday.

Here is a list of some of the best Easter Egg Hunts going on in Palm Beach County this weekend.

West Palm Beach’s Spring Fling Brunch and Giant Egg Hunt:
Howard Park in West Palm Beach is hosting the event this Saturday, March 31st. The Spring Fling and Brunch will feature an all you can eat breakfast with the Easter Bunny from 10:15 am to 11:45 am. The egg hunt starts at 10 am with thousands of eggs for children 12 and under. The Easter Egg Hunt is free, and the brunch is $3 dollars for children and $5 dollars for adults. Call 561-804-4900 for more information.

Jupiter Easter Egg Hunt
The Jupiter Community Center Park

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Wellington Bacon and Bourbon Fest begins March 23 – 25, 2018. Venture out of the usual weekend activities on a culinary journey on the welcoming grounds of the new Wellington Community Center and Amphitheater, 12150 Forest Hill Blvd, Wellington.  Socialize with friends and enjoy America’s quintessential bourbon and eat excellent bacon inspired dishes.

What is bourbon exactly? Simply put, bourbon is a spirit made from at least 51% corn aged in new charred oak barrels.  It must be bottled at 80% or more and only in the United States of America. The use of the term "bourbon" for the whiskey has been traced to the 1820s, and the term began to be used consistently in Kentucky in the 1870s.  Bourbon may be made anywhere in the United States and is

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