April 2015

There are 41 blog entries for April 2015.

Bring your family and friends for some fishing fun in Jupiter, Florida on May 8-9, 2015 in honor of Richard Black at the Grand Slam KDW Fishing Tournament!

The Grand Slam Tournament Series has hosted super fun fishing tournaments in the South Florida area and this year marks its 20th anniversary. Richard Black, former owner of Grand Slam Sport Fishing Supply in Jupiter, has enthusiastically devoted his revelations to generate fishing events by bringing the local community composed in a family friendly environment to simply enjoy a day of hooking up some nice fish for fun prizes as well as give back to the supporting community.

This 20th Annual Grand Slam Fishing Tournament is devoted in the celebration of life as Richard Black passed away in October

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On any Thursday evening you will encounter the most unique blown glass, wooden sculptures and pottery, silver and gold jewelry on the waterfront!  On Thursday evenings at the Sailfish Marina, www.sailfishmarina.com, you will find musicians, like Clark Rodriguez, signing and playing his guitar.  You’ll hear sounds of your favorite Jimmy Buffet inspired tunes or steel drums playing on the boardwalk as the sun sets colorfully in the western sky. You will also see lazy pelicans bobbing around in the water hopping to catch a scrap of fish food some amber jacks were too slow to scoop up.  

In this idyllic tropical location, on Singer Island, people come from all over to browse the many artists that come from as far away as Seattle, WA to exhibit their

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The Color Run 5k is going to make Fort Lauderdale, Florida sparkle on Saturday May 2nd, 2015.  Are you excited and ready to participate in the brightest 5k of your life? You bet you are!

The Color Run is a unique event that is fully dedicated to encourage happiness and enrich healthiness by bringing the community together. The Color Run was founded in 2011 and today the running event is considered as the top solitary prevalent event series in the world! It has multiplied with development over the years and has introduced more than 300 running events in 50+ countries in 2014 alone.

By participating in the “Happiest 5k on the Planet,” the experience is less about the pressures of hustle and rapidity and more about

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This Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm at the Spanish River Park in Boca Raton, Florida is a great class on boating safety. Hosted by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 36, this boating class will cover all of the most important topics about being on the water. Boating and life on the water is a way of life here in south Florida. Its vital to understand the rules and regulations of safe boating to ensure only happy days at the sandbar, beach and cruising the Intracoastal Waterway. 

Some of the important topics that will be covered include boating terminology, boat handling, navigation rules, state and federal regulations, aids to navigation and safety equipment and apparel. 

If you want to brush up on your boating safety and knowledge make sure you sign

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Join along with about 175,000 other attendees as music meets the waterfront at the largest waterfront music and art festival in South Florida. SunFest, was founded in 1982 and held annually ever since in downtown West Palm Beach, Florida. The festival and the supporters have such a positive impact on the local economy. SunFest of Palm Beach County, Inc., a private 501 ©3 non-profit organization and takes place in downtown West Palm Beach along Florida’s Intracoastal Waterway, extending along Flagler Drive from Banyan Boulevard to Lakeview Avenue.

SunFest has a full lineup this year with 5 days to fulfill all the live acts. There will be more than 50 live musical performances including, Fall Out Boy, Lenny Kravitz, Paramore, Pixies, BOSTON, Eddie Money,…
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For the past week, we have known the 64 golfers that were going to compete in this year's edition of the WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship. We now know the bracket and opening round matchups as well.

Top seeded Rory Mcllroy will start his Match Play on Wednesday against Jason Dufner. The other two players in the group headlined by the Palm Beach Gardens resident and World #1 are Billy Horschel and Brandt Snedeker. World #2 and reigning Masters winner Jordan Spieth finds himself in a group with Old Palm resident Lee Westwood, Matt Every, and Mikko Ilonen.

Group 11 could be considered the toughest group top to bottom, featuring Jimmy Walker, Ian Poulter, Webb Simpson, and Gary Woodland.

This year is the first year for the Match Play under the

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There will be nice weather in the forecast just in time for the weekend. Get excited to take a trip offshore this weekend as those that put in time and cover some water will have the best luck!

OFFSHORE- “The best action offshore right now is (for the most part) inside of 200' of water from Palm Beach to Jupiter Inlet.  The kingfish showed up in big numbers this week (as did the commercial fishing fleet) off of Jupiter Inlet.  Drifting live sardines and threadfin herring is the ticket for catching the kings right now, but in a pinch or as a backup a dead sardine on a knocker rig will usually get the job done.” As you are drifting offshore, there could be some late season sail fish and potential to hook up on blackfin tuna. Mutton snappers and cobia may

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Once wealthier than Oprah, Folorunsho Alakija, is another strong female power of the world and she is making her way to West Palm Beach, Florida. Alakija is a Nigerian billionaire who made her money in oil.

According to Forbes Magazine, Folorunsho Alakija’s first company was an upscale fashion label that catered to Nigeria’s elite including the wife of the former military president, Ibrahim Babangida. After her immensely successful careers in fashion and real estate, her journey would begin with oil. Her connection to the former military president paid off: the president later gave Alakija’s company a prospecting license for one of the most lucrative oil fields in Nigeria. The drop in oil prices dented the fortune of Alakija, one of just two women

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Seven months after it was filmed, golf fans all over found out Monday night who won Golf Channel's Big Break The Palm Beaches.

The latest edition, which was held on the Champion Course at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens and home to the Honda Classic, was won by Richy Werenski. Werenski defeated Justin Martinson 2-and-1 in the final match play competition to determine the winner.

The show, which puts 12 golfers through various competitions and skills challenges until there is only one golfer left, finished filming back in September but the results were kept under wraps until Monday's finale. Moments after the final episode aired though, Werenski said his phone started blowing up.

“It’s been crazy,” Werenski told The Palm Beach Post. “It wouldn’t

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Did you happen to know that over the past 20 years, Broward County’s artificial reef program has situated over 75 synthetic reefs on the ocean floor? This is flourishing news for a successful trace for fish and sea life.

South Florida is a diving magnet with luscious reefs with natural and man-made beauty under the surface. A new reef will be dipped and lowered on the bottom of the seafloor in Deerfield Beach, Florida just to add to the growth progression and another home to countless sea creatures.

The new reef is the combination of a public art project of the “Moai” figures that were created in Stuart, Florida and manmade reef materials. The reed is called Rapa Nui, the Polynesian translation of “Easter Island.” This subaquatic and immersed

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