October 2019

There are 161 blog entries for October 2019.

The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse sits on top of a midden shell mound on the northern side of the Jupiter Inlet. The location in Jupiter was chosen in 1853 when Congress authorized the construction. The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse is located between the Cape Canaveral Lighthouse to the north and the Hillsboro Inlet Lighthouse to the south. 

The Jupiter Lighthouse project was assigned and designed to George Gordon Meade, a young Army Lieutenant. The Lighthouse was one of six Florida lighthouses assigned to Meade before being completed under the supervision of Lieutenant William Raynolds. Raynolds improved the final design by increasing the height of the lighthouse tower to 105 feet and doubled the masonry wall for protection. 

The Lighthouse tower was

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What’s better than breeze and bubbles on Singer Island?  Just put the lime in the Coconuts and mix it all up!  Whether you’re planning a special occasion or simply need to unwind after a hectic workweek, make the most of your day with a glass of champagne overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.  Unplug from daily stress and take a break.

More than one in four Americans reported feeling very stressed in the last month, and 50 percent of adults have experienced a major stressful event in the past year, according to a national poll conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health. The poll reveals that the major sources of stress for Americans are illness, low income, hazardous occupation and being parents.  We bring our smartphones to bed at night, and

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The seaside Village of Tequesta hosts a renowned Italian eatery. Evo Italian, 150 North U.S. Highway One, Tequesta is Northern Palm Beach County’s foremost elegant Italian restaurant.  Chef owned and operated by Erik Pettersen.  Chef Erik wanted to offer amazing cuisine, great atmosphere, and outstanding service so he said he decided to “represent a dream inspired by my mother to bring the familiar feeling of family to you by showcasing my Italian home-style cooking from my family recipes”.

Evo, which is short for evolution, represents a rich Italian heritage and old world, traditions coming full circle into fresh new beginnings.  Evo offers contemporary variations to classic Italian dishes in an understated, elegant atmosphere. Try the shrimp

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Head to the one of the best Antique and Flea Markets this weekend in West Palm Beach. The Antique and Flea Market is celebrating its 8th anniversary by opening this Saturday in a new location.

The Market is open every Sunday from October to May starting at 8:30 am. Here you’ll find more than 40 vendors displaying everything from antiques, unique collectibles, mid-century and modern outdoor furniture, vintage and fine jewelry, sporting goods, and a lot more unique treasures.

Event Details:
When: Saturday, November 2nd
Time: 8:30 am to 2 pm
Where: along the 300 Block of Clematis Street downtown.

The Market is taking place at the same time as the West Palm Beach Green Market from 9 am to 1 pm. The Green Market offers some of the best and freshest produce,

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PGA National Resort and Spa, located at 400 Ave of the Champions, Palm Beach Gardens, has been awarded as one of Conde Nast Magazine, 2019 Readers Choice Top Resorts in Florida. More than a resort and spa, PGA National offers an enviable lifestyle in a setting that embraces the best Florida has to offer. With a world-class destination spa, a private Sports & Racquet Club and five championship golf courses, the pursuit of wellness is present in this resort lifestyle community.

Known internationally as a European influenced destination, The Spa at PGA is a full-service spa.  Although you would expect all types of treatments and indulgences the resort presents more than 100 ways to indulge. Their modalities and therapies are rooted in highly

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If you live in the Palm Beaches, you and your family have the opportunity to canoe the Grassy Water Preserve every Saturday as the City of West Palm hosts a group tour along the 23 square-mile stretches of water while a guide tells paddlers about the history and ecology of the area. The cruise is through one of Florida's cleanest reservoirs on the preserve which also serves as a source of drinking water to residents of West Palm Beach.

It's only $10 for adults and $5 for kids ages 6 and over to participate in the fun! You'll need to sign up with a partner because it takes 2 to paddle in a canoe. The cruise starts at 10 a.m. and takes about an hour and a half to complete. You're asked to check-in at 9 a.m. at the Nature Center, which by the way, is

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If you are a fan of fresh seafood, then you cannot miss the Treasure Coast Seafood Festival on Hutchinson Island this weekend!

This festival will not disappoint, with something for the entire family. Besides all kinds of seafood, enjoy live music, arts and crafts, nautical vendors, a conch chowder contest, a craft beer garden, kids zone, fair rides, games and fun!

Seafood items to enjoy: Fresh Fish – Conch – Clams – Ackee & Salt Fish – Conch Chowder – Fried Shrimp – Shrimp Scampi – Lobster Calzone – Conch Fritters – Conch Salad – Cracked Conch -  Fish Tacos – Shrimp Tacos – Crab Fritters – Shrimp Quesadilla – Scallop & Bacon Kabob – Mahi Kabob – Fried Calamari – Lobster Rolls – Maine Lobster – Fried Lobster - Alligator Bites – Mahi Poboys –

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Today is Halloween, the day where everyone dresses up in their favorite costumes, attending Halloween parties and goes door to door to collect all the candy they can get. It turns out that Halloween is not just about the candy, costumes and parties but the holiday is centuries old.

Here are some interesting Halloween Facts that you might not have known.

Halloween goes back more than 2,000 years: The holiday started as a pre-Christian Celtic festival called Samhain, meaning summers end, and was held around the first of November. Its celebrated the final day of the harvest and the crossings of spirits all over the world. The people would dress up in costumes and have bonfires to ward off any ghosts.

Trick-or-Treating existed since Medieval Times: It was

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Looking for something to do with the entire family on a rainy day? Try an escape room!

You’ve probably spent countless hours in front of a television, movie theatre screen or computer screen watching a hero save the world or solve a mystery. Time for you to give it a turn! The escape room game concept offers an escape from everyday life.    

The concept of the escape room is like this. You and your team are locked in a room and have 60 minutes to complete the challenges (mission) and escape. Escaping within the hour will require teamwork, quick thinking, resolve and a sense of urgency. From the moment you step into your game, you’ll be totally immersed in our world. West Palm Beach has a location called West Palm Beach Escape Rooms, at 209 South

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The Palm Beaches has some of the best restaurants in South Florida. Here are a few you are sure to enjoy and should visit this Fall.

Christopher’s Kitchen

The restaurant's mission is to serve their customers with the highest quality, certified organic plant-based foods taking into account the nutritional value for healthy meals. This popular eatery’s menu includes salads, pressed juices, soups, delicious pizzas, and more. The Juice Market hours are Monday through Sunday 9 am to 9 pm and the restaurants hours are Monday through Sunday 11 am to 9 pm. 

Food Shack

This ocean-to-table restaurant features some of the freshet fish in town. The menu changes daily and features soups, salads, fish, sandwiches, shack bowls, and desserts. Dressings,

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