January 2015

There are 69 blog entries for January 2015.


Find an exquisite, array of homes for sale in the Country Club community of BallenIsles located in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. The community’s country club is home to some of the most renowned golf courses in Florida. John D. MacArthur, the patron of Palm Beach Gardens, originally commissioned the three golf courses as the home of the Professional Golfers Association. The country club is world class and spans 72,000 square feet and includes a bar and grillroom, private dining rooms, card rooms, meeting rooms and a golf pro shop.

The nearby Tennis and Fitness Center, separate from the clubhouse, has a 23-court tennis complex with viewing promenade, tennis pro shop, large swimming pool with sun/lounge deck, restaurant service, indoor fitness center

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Highland Beach Library

The Highland Beach Library is not only home to tons of books, DVDs, and audiobooks but only a Student Art Exhibit, such as Art of Nicaragua and Contemporary Art of Costa Rica. For those with kindle devices, there are a large variety of e-books and audiobooks that can be downloaded directly onto your device. The online catalog system allows you to reserve books at the comfort of your own home, with a maximum of seven books allowed to be checked out at once.

iPic Movie Theater

Just minutes from Highland Beach in Boca, iPic is a luxurious movie theater that offers a restaurant serving gourmet foods (such as Thai Coconut Shrimp, Blackened Mahi Trio, and Fajita Quesadilla) and wines that patrons may take into the theater to eat and drink

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To help make your angling practice more enjoyable rather than get too anxious or frustrated, make the time you have on the South Florida waters more positive by fishing smarter. In fishing, there are no guarantees however, there are certain things you can do to improve the odds of getting connected and definitely become more of a successful angler!

1. Fish the Seasons
Certain fish are more dominant in different times of the year. Seasonal migration patterns have a lot to do with how you focus your efforts of going for a specific type of species, however some but not all call Florida their home all year round. For example, your favorite target may be a sailfish but you may not have as much success during the warmest time of the year. After catching a

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On Saturday, January 24th, 2015, the 9th Annual Jupiter Craft Brewers Festival will be held at Roger Dean Stadium at Abacoa. It is during this time that guests will be able to try out many different kinds of brews, both local and national.

The festival itself was started by Fran Andrewlevish, founder of Tequesta Brewing Company, and brewers from all over the state agree that it’s not only the best beer festival in Florida, but also home to the largest variety of hand-crafted beer. Years ago, when the Festival first started, Andrewlevish was forced to beg some of the finest craft breweries in the nation to bring samples, and at the time, there were only about 26 brewers in Florida. Whereas only 1200 people attended the event then, now the initial 1500

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There are plenty of Valentine’s Day events in Palm Beach County, certain to guarantee you and your date an unforgettable night filled with enchantment and wonder.

Abacoa Golf Club

Abacoa Golf Club is featuring a special Dinner and Dance on Friday, February 13th, 2015, from 6:30 to 11pm in Palm Beach County. A complimentary glass of champagne will be offered, as well as a professional keepsake photo. The cost is $60/person, which includes service charge and sales tax, and tickets may be purchased on the Golf Club’s website, by credit card over phone, or through check mailed to the Abacoa Golf Club. There will be a variety of appetizers served, in addition to a variety of stations:  Carving, Salad, Pasta, Grilling, and Dessert. Call in advance to make

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Today, January 22, marks the official kick off day for Girl Scout cookie sales throughout Palm Beach Gardens and neighboring cities in Palm Beach County. Don’t miss out on your chance to scoop up your favorites flavors, because this year’s sales period will be shorter than years past. Cookie sales begin today and end February 15. 

We all have our favorites but this year we may have a couple more due to the new additions to the classic line up of: 

  • Thin mints 
  • Do-Si-Dos (Peanut Butter Sandwiches)
  • Savannah Smiles (Powdered Lemon Cookie) 
  • Samoas (Caramel deLites)
  • Cranberry Citrus Crisps
  • Thanks-A-Lot (Short Bread)
  • Tagalongs (Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Patties)
  • Lemonades (Lemon Sandwiches)
  • Trefoils (Short Bread)
  • Trios 
  • NEW
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Breakers Palm Beach The well-respected guide to traveling, The Travel Channel, has released a list of the “Best Florida Resorts” to visit and you will want to see which resorts graced the top of the list! The Travel Channel has been long admired for it’s on point recommendations regarding hotels and getaways as well as its entertaining TV shows about travel and luxury. You can turn to the Travel Channel for just about anything when it comes to your traveling needs. The network has a team of gurus that narrow down the top spots to visit in the world based on categories like: most romantic, most exotic, best all inclusive resorts, most exotic and even most bizarre. 

The newest “Best of” list covers the sunshine state and it hits the nail on the head with its suggestions.

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Admirals Cove found its start in 1987 and still stands as one of the most desirable communities among real estate in Jupiter. There are 900 residences in Admirals Cove winding around 5 miles of traversable waterways winding through out the community. Many of the Homes for Sale in Admirals Cove rest on the waterfront and boast outstanding views and the interior homes often overlook the golf courses. The variety of homes in Admirals Cove is broad offering homes from custom, grand estates to marina front cottages. Homes in Admirals Cove give residents access to all of the luxurious amenities the country club has to offer as well as a superior location in Jupiter. Its no wonder Admirals Cove is one of the finest country clubs in the entire nation.

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Some of the most synonymous symbols of preppy Palm Beach are Lilly Pulitzer’s designs. Once only available in the ultra chic boutiques of Palm Beach, now Lilly Pulitzer’s famous prints and colors will be featured at big box, juggernaut Target (for a limited time). Target is calling the featured collection a “Ticket to Sunshine.” 

Lilly Pulitzer for Target will be available online and in stores at Targets across the United States and Canada on April 19. The collection will boast 250 pieces including apparel, accessories and shoes for women and girls. There will also be some home décor available in the collection featuring beach gear, home accents, travel necessities and outdoor entertaining pieces. 


Lilly (McKim) Pulitzer

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The village of North Palm Beach is home to excellent boating, fishing, and golf opportunities.


North Palm Beach Country Club

North Palm Beach Country Club features an award-winning Jack Nicklaus-style par 71 course that opened in 2006. A links-style course, it is only one of two Nicklaus Signature Municipal courses in America, offing a beautiful setting with manicured greens and the shimmering waters of the Intracoastal Waterway. Other features of the course include varying elevations and sweeping fairways, catering to not only the professional golfer but also the beginner.

Brass Ring Pub

Located in North Palm Beach, The Brass Ring Pub has been family-owned and operated since 1986 and has been voted #1 Burgers in Palm Beach County by the Palm Beach

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