August 2015

There are 50 blog entries for August 2015.

Join Furry Friends Adoption and Clinic for the First Annual Hang 20 Surf Dog Classic event!

At the one of the nicest beaches in South Florida, Carlin Park in Jupiter, Florida is excited to have the doggy surf competition on its salty shores!

Imagine dogs on surfboards, hanging 20 and catching waves while wagging their tails, enjoying the sun rays, warm saltwater and barking up to the “Top Dog” trophy!

Furry Friends Adoption and Clinic is hosting this ruff event to keep the operations going as they “provide invaluable services to many homeless, voiceless animals throughout our community and beyond by giving them shelter, loving care and an opportunity to receive a better life in a forever home!” The 501 © 3 not for profit animal rescue

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A good old treasure story- for most people, this type of story rings in every demographic from young to old and wealthy to the poor. Sunken treasure could tell a story of both extreme wealth and sunken misfortune.

In very shallow waters, off the Atlantic coast of Vero Beach, Florida, Brent Brisben and his crew dove off the coast on July 30 and 31,2015 and came up recovering 350 gold coins that were about 10-15 feet off the shoreline! The gold coins were valued at $4.5 million, according to Florida Today. Nine of the coins that were found are known as Royals, which surprisingly value at $300,000 a piece! The Royal coins were special because they were specially made for the king of Span, Phillip V, in the early 1700’s.

The treasure that was found had a

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If you have a classic car or you just love to look at them, you have to check out the monthly classic car show amongst the gorgeous and freindly real estate in Abacoa. The Abacoa Town Center Cruise In is held on the first Saturday of every month and the next Classic Car Cruise-In is coming up this Saturday! 

All of the streets that wind through the Abacoa Town Center are blocked off and are lined with impeccable classic cars and cool custom rods. This popular cruise is limited to year 1974 and older vehicles (later models of special interest may be allowed with prior approval). Around 5pm when the event begins you can stroll along the rows of hot rods, enjoy different vendors at a discount, raffles and a parade. Many of the vendors come from Abacoa’s

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The Norton Museum of Art’s, in West Palm Beach, Florida, has ongoing events that occur and if you are a Florida and a Palm Beach County resident you get the perks of free admission!
Free Thursdays for all Florida residents through September 3 and Free Saturdays for Palm beach County residents throughout the entire year!

On Thursdays, the museum includes a very popular “Art after Dark” cocktail hour from 5:00-9:00 p.m. Stroll through the culture and meet some super fun entertainment. This weekly program offers wide-ranging programming including exceptional music of all genres, captivation conversations with overseers, led tours, artsy activities, film and dance. Along with wine tastings, chef demos and much more!

The Norton Museum of Art is a major

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Weather this weekend in South Florida is predicted to be a nice forecast and should make for a great fishing weekend! There will be a light east/northeast wind, known to help push in the dolphin a bit closer to shore, but lately dolphin have been found from 8 to 15 miles offshore in South Florida.

There has been a lot of patches of grass and formed weed lines offshore, which is the usual dolphin trolling spread around these floating debris. However, just in case you do stumble upon a tripletail floating with the weeds, while you’re searching for the colorful dolphin, keep some cut up bait ready to throw, it will surely be picked up and gather some excitement on your trolling adventure.

There has been a mixed bag of kingfish, Bonita’s and even some

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What Treasure Coast Living Has to Offer

One of the top places to live in America from Sperling’s "Best Places to Live" is the quaint city of Hobe Sound. Hobe Sound is located on Florida’s Treasure Coast in Martin County. It has been growing quickly and expanding population. Still with its recent growth, Hobe Sound has remained a sanctuary with residents who are committed to retaining the serene charm of their village-like home. It has been stated that at Hobe Sound’s front door lies the Gold Coast and that at her back door lies the Treasure Coast. With an unbeatable location, residents will have easy access to the Atlantic Ocean through the Intracoastal Waterway, a 1,200-mile water route that provides a sheltered passage for boats along the eastern

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Farmers Markets are sprouting all over South Florida these days. Plentiful with organic fruits and vegetables that are locally grown as well as many artisan products from flowers, jelly’s, cheese and plants. But every market is different and seems to be expanding with vendors and with the amble amount of visitors that flock to these wonderful green markets seem to have a very promising future.  Many of the local markets are traditionally open on the weekends but some of the farm fresh goodness is available on the weekdays and more often in more places.

Below is a list of South Florida’s Green Markets:

1. Jupiter Green & Artisan Market at Riverwalk Event Plaza- 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Sundays – year round.
It is set along the beautiful Intracoastal

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Imagine floating 800 feet above the crystal clear waters of the Atlantic Ocean in the fun and exhilarating adventure of parasailing. Parasailing is a recreational sporting activity unlike anything you’ve ever tried and it’s a staple for locals and tourists alike to try when in Florida. Give yourself the chance to see the Floridian beaches and ocean from new heights. 

A special parachute glides a rider, in their harness, up in the air while being pulled behind a motorboat over the ocean. It might seem a little intimidating to the first time parasailer but it a smooth and comfortable ride. The rider is then gently lowered down after completion of the parasail adventure. As you have heard before, “it is not the amount of breaths you take, it is the moments

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Residents and visitors to the fabulous area of Jupiter, Florida will now be able to explore three brand new restaurants set to open soon, if not already.

1.    Leave it to one of the smoothest golfers in the game to create an upscale sports bar and grille. Tiger Woods himself has been involved in designing his new restaurant: The Woods Jupiter which opened in Harbourside Place about one week ago.
Inside is all decked out with modern materials and décor.  It has a very sleek U-shaped bar with stylish globed lights throughout the place. This isn’t your typical sports bar; the place is made up with private cabanas for parties and televisions visible in any seat or angle you may choose. The menu reflects on a new American cuisine, ranging from crab cakes to

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Brace yourself for a performance of a lifetime with Cirque Du Soleil’s new show, Varekai in Sunrise. The audience will be tantalized by the story of an ancient prophecy set amongst the backdrop of a magical forest and volcano. Varekai begins when the jaw dropping characters descend from the sky and into the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida. Sunrise is just south of Boca Raton and north of Fort Lauderdalein Broward County. The story of Varekai begins as Icarus, a lonely young man as he drops from the sky and lands in the opulent, astonishing realm called Varekai. 

In the Roman slang language that was used by gypsy travelers, the word Varekai (pronounced ver•ay•’kie) means “wherever.” The set is reminiscent of a kaleidoscope filled with mystical creatures

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