July 2016

There are 37 blog entries for July 2016.


According to Open Table, they began in 1988 with the goal of helping restaurants make on line reservations. They have narrowed down the top 5 restaurant in Southeast Florida to Miami. Miami is known for its vibrant nightlife, rooftop bars, and the most glamourous and sexiest eateries around.

#1. Red Carpet Italian Restaurant, 3438 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL.  Red Caret Italian is a place with authentic and exquisite Italian cuisine that is sure to please thru most discerning palates. It is full of wonder and ambiance. Each dish is created with the finest and freshest ingredients. Enjoy wine and pasta fests, lasagna Fridays, chef nights, and jazz. The concept at Red Carpet Italian is the final product of two brother's passion about sharing the table.

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A worthwhile stop for an afternoon outing is the John D. MacArthur Beach State Park. The park was established in 1989, and is the only state park in Palm Beach County. It is located between Riviera Beach and North Palm Beach. John D. MacArthur Beach State Park is named for its previous owner, the philanthropist John D. MacArthur, who donated this treasure to be a public park and wished to preserve it for future generations to enjoy. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation contributed additional funds to help develop the park and the Nature Center Facilities.

The Welcome and Nature Center is your best source of information regarding the park. The ranger will assist you in getting the most out of your visit. Programs and tours are given on

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With Florida’s spiny lobster season approaching, Sailfish Marina Restaurant is hosting the 4th Annual Singer Island Spiny Lobsterfest on August 6 from noon to 8pm. This event has something for everyone: delicious local lobster dishes, live entertainment, art exhibits, over 30 vendors, costume contest, dunk tank, bounce house, face painting, and so much more. A percentage of the proceeds from this event will go to support the West Palm Beach Fishing Club. Come hungry and bring the entire family to Singer Island for a Saturday afternoon celebration of everything lobster.   4th Annual Singer Island Spiny Lobsterfest
Saturday, August 6, 2016
12:00pm – 8:00pm
Sailfish Marina
98 Lake Drive
Palm Beach Shores
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   lobster Years ago, the State of Florida created a short sportsman season to allow recreational divers to catch lobsters before the commercial lobster season begins. Lobster mini season is a highly anticipated event every year. When the official mini season kicks off, the coastal areas of Florida are flooded with lobster hunters trying to get their share of the bounty. The mini season is always the last consecutive Wednesday and Thursday in July. This year the mini season falls on July 27th and 28th. It begins at 12:01 am on Wednesday and ends at 12:00 midnight on Thursday. The regular 8 month lobster season is August 6 through March 31.   There are several very important things to keep in mind before you go bug hunting. You will need to purchase a…
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Have you ever dreamed of learning more about sharks? There are over 400 species of sharks of all sizes, shapes and colors.  They live in very different habitats.  Some sharks even live beneath the ice in the Arctic Ocean.  South Floridians  love the beach and all what “salt life” encompasses.

Sharks are gentle and amazing creatures.  They sense smell and that tells them where to go for prey.  Humans kill millions of these prehistoric creatures every year.  Humans should love sharks.  You have a greater chance of being seriously injured by a cow or a car accident.

Most species of sharks never stop swimming.  They are always “on the go”.  They must continuously keep moving forward to extract oxygen from the water through their gills.  If they stop

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Random Harbourside Place is nestled along Jupiter’s Intracoastal Waterway, located north of the Indiantown Road Bridge, and is a premier downtown destination for shopping, dining, luxury hotel accommodations, entertainment and boating. The amphitheater is the centerpiece for entertainment at Harbourside Place. It serves as the heart of Harbourside’s activity, acting as the meeting point for yoga, live music and family activities. It boasts a canopied stage, interactive fountains, lawn seating and acoustics. Harbourside Place also offers public boat docks and public parking garages.   Here are some of the upcoming events:   Bring the family, blanket or chairs and enjoy a free movie under the stars at the waterfront amphitheater.
Movies on the…
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The Stuart Boathouse has been restored to much more than a just a bar and restaurant it is a fantastic location to sit and enjoy the St. Lucie River. Every table in the restaurant has breathtaking views to match the delicious cuisine and live music. This year round restaurant offers the freshest cuts of steaks, seafood and sushi. Indulge in fantastic food and views on the Stuart waterfront. The Stuart Boathouse, 49 SW Seminole Street, Stuart, FL 33494.

Enjoy the elegant, yet relaxed atmosphere at Sailor’s Return, Seafood, Steaks and Spirits.  The thing that surpasses the great food served at this Stuart restuarant the unbelievable waterfront views. The 220-seat restaurant is nestled on the Sunset Bay Harbour and Marina. This is one of South

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“Sundays on the Waterfront” is a FREE monthly concert series in South Florida featuring national and regional acts.  It takes place on the third Sunday of each month on the gorgeous waterfront in downtown West Palm Beach.  The City of West Palm Beach Department of Recreation and Strategic Innovations, Division of Community Events produce “Sundays on the Waterfront”.

The concert series is a perfect opportunity to get outside and enjoy the spectacular waterfront. Relax and chill out with family and friends on a Sunday afternoon.  Bring a blanket or chairs and enjoy the concert at Meyer Amphitheatre, 105 Evernia Street, West Palm Beach.  The show is FREE.

This Sunday, July 17, 2016, from 4:00pm – 7:00pm enjoy covers of standard Eagles hits such as

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On the beautiful Jupiter Inlet stands a historical piece of real estate, a 1906 Sperry built boathouse.  Located within the Suni Sands mobile home park property, the significant structure will be demolished and transform into a historic hotel on the 10-acre site of the Jupiter Inlet.

William Sperry and his wife, who were owners of Sperry & Hutchinson Green Stamps, built the boathouse.  Most people of a certain age, who are from the South Florida area, will recall S & H Green Stamps from Publix.  Customers collected the stamps at the grocery store or gas station, pasted them into booklets and then redeemed them for various items from books, to shoes, to canoes and more.

The Sperry’s sold the boathouse in the 1920’s.  Prior to the sale, the

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The fine art of Sangria blending has been around for centuries. From very humble beginnings in Spain, Sangria has become a very popular and refreshing beverage enjoyed in the Palm Beaches. The idea of mixing wine with alcohol and fruit has been around Europe for ages.  The wine bowl was the focal point of most European parties where guests would ladle the fruity wine concoction into a glass and chat.

Sangria was introduced to the United States at the 1964 World’s Fair.  The uplifting drink is traditionally made of red wine, brandy, and a variety of fruits. There is no right or wrong way to make your very own sangria. Depending on the time of year, there are countless recipes for sangria. On a hot summer day, try citrus fruits, oranges and lemon

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