March 2016

There are 64 blog entries for March 2016.

As you know not one state offers everything you dream of.  The Sunshine State has lots to offer and as they say “life’s a beach”!  There are many pros and cons of living in South Florida.

South Florida is warm and sunny the majority of the time.  With that comes living in flip-flops and shorts.  However, in order to respectably wear flip-flops, one MUST commit to impeccable foot maintenance.  It is one of the menaces of living in the sunshine state! No one wants to be exposed to unattractive feet, so unless you have time for a pedicure each week or every other week please wear closed shoes.

Florida is the “Golf Capital of the World”.  Prepare to see fairway after fairway; South Florida has more golf courses than beaches. Your golf game better be

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When a  South Florida homeowner wants to renovate his/her home in the hopes of increasing its value, it is wise to know which renovations will enumerate their financial expenditure. Be cognizant that the average garage addition can cost more than $50,000, an  average bathroom remodel can cost more than $16,000, and adding a master suite or second floor can easily cost six figures, according to the National Association Remodeling Industry.

If the kitchen is over 15 years old, upgrading the appliances, cabinetry and flooring to contemporary ideals will net you more money at time of sale.  The kitchen is the “heart “of the home and a simple updating can increase the value.  Do not put in Wolfe or Sub Zero appliances if it is not warranted.

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The PGA Tour's anual stop at Riviera Country Club has always been one of the better events on the West Coast Swing. In addition to the history and lure of the course itself, including the backdrop of the famed clubhouse on 18, it regularly attracts one of the better fields in golf.

The event, which has been held yearly at Riviera since 1973 got some extra fire power this week when the Tour announced that the Tiger Woods Foundation will become the new host of the event, bringing Tiger back to his roots. The Jupiter Island resident grew up in the Los Angeles area, and his foundation's headquarters are located in nearby Irvine, California.

While a name for the event has not been announced yet (it was the Northern Trust Open dating all the way back

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Imagine outside activities such as hiking, biking and riding your horses under flush tree hammocks and shallow wetlands without having to cross a road in Jupiter, Florida?! “It will be like going through old Florida,” said Benji Studt, Palm Beach County Environmental Resource Management program supervisor for the outreach section.

Trails surrounded by deer, birds, and other wildlife for about 20 miles long on shell rock is planned to happen this year.  About 230 acres of parkland opened up on Indiantown Road and connects to Riverbend Park and Cypress Creek Natural Area, which is west of Florida’s Turnpike. Which is also the heart of the Everglades Natural Trail System.

For now, they are removing invasive and non-native plants while restoring our

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Get ready to try some of the best gourmet food on wheel and enjoy live music in the park.  Food Truck Invasion is heading to the Village of Tequesta for a Food Truck Pow Wow at the Constitution Park.  Be sure to bring your folding chairs or blankets to picnic on the lawn.  This is an outdoor picnic where food trucks of different origins, cuisine and menus prepare food that is cooked to order.  A great deal of fusion cuisine, comfort foods and sweet treats to choose from.  Sometimes there are some lines but they are worth the wait.  The whole family is welcome and encouraged to attend since this is a family friendly atmosphere.

Friday April 1, 2016
5:00pm – 9:00pm
Constitution Park
399 Seabrook Road

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Admirals Cove is one of South Florida’s premiere yachting and golf addresses.  Winding through Admirals Cove is six miles of inland waterways offering direct ocean access and residential back yard docks.   Additionally, The Club at Admirals Cove features a 72-slip marina, marina store and marina café. Residents with memberships enjoy uncrowded golf play on redesigned Von Hagge designed 18-hole course with intense elevations or 27 holes on a traditional style course.

Take a glimpse behind the gates of this prestigious community and tour a magnificent residence on the market. The palatial property is located at 146 Spyglass Lane in Jupiter. The home is a six bedroom, five full and two half baths estate with 100 feet of waterfrontage!  It features

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Jupiter Farms Estate Available on 10+ Acres of Land!

Jupiter Farms is a beautiful and natural suburban style community in Palm Beach County, locally known as “The Farms”, located west of the Florida’s Turnpike on Indiantown Road in Jupiter, Florida.

Many Jupiter Farms residents are magnified by the extra space between lots and the homes are generally placed on 1 to 10 acres of land. However, some land may exceed 10+ acres and be Agricultural exempt such as this Jupiter Farms Gem that is for sale at:

11406 172nd Place N, Jupiter FL 33478

Virtually Tour this Jupiter Farms Estate!

Active on the market; is featuring this 5 bedroom, 4 ½ bath ranch style two story home with 5108 sq. feet of living space. The home includes modern upgrades such as a

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Crazy, Fun, Epic for Everyone!
The Club Scrub Grinduro 20/50
Bike Event
Saturday April 9, 2016
Jonathan Dickinson State Park


What is The Club Scrub Grinduro 20/50?
This bike event is all about fun! It is NOT a race or a competition. Ride at your own leisure, have fun, invite your friends, neighbors and met new people. Everyone can ride regardless of skill or speed, as long as you have a knobby tire bike. The trails will be a mix of grass, dirt, some mud & a small water crossing.

This is a fully supported ride with sag/refreshment stops along the route.  What is a sag stop you may be wondering? It is an old cycling term meaning supply and gear. 

There will be a 20 and 50 mile loop on beautiful off road trail riding starting and ending at

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Shark Wake Park 561

Who wishes for constant wave action without the reliability of a boat to pull you?
“Imagine it. Prep for it. Attack it”

Well, a new $1.5 million wake park will be operating sometime in the year of 2017 at Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach, Florida. Naming it Shark Wake Park 561, the company is committed to building and operating the World’s best wake parks, powered by Great White Shark Enterprises!

Shark Wake Park 561 is bringing the community to an all new cable powered wakeboard ride and would be the first park in Palm Beach County to do so. Now, the county does have water skiing operations at Okeeheelee Park and at South County Regional Park, west of Boca Raton, Florida, however, the operations are only exclusive for ski clubs

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Easter Egg Hunts are all the rage with the kids this spring season and Southeast Florida does not disappoint.  Easter falls on Sunday, March 26, 2016 and kids are gearing up for the bunny’s arrival.

The word Easter has an interesting history of origin.  To some it is the celebration of spring’s arrival.  To others it is a religious holiday signifying deliverance.  

The Easter egg came to be based on fertility lore.  The egg was a symbol of spring.  The folklore then stuck and the Easter egg came to the United States. The bunny had its origin in folklore too.  The bunny never had religious symbolism.  He was used as a symbol of fertility.

Easter egg hunts are popular games where decorated eggs are hidden in various places for children to

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