February 2020

There are 137 blog entries for February 2020.

Whether you’re a long-time resident or a South Florida transplant, there’s a lot about Palm Beach County that you probably don’t know. Here are 5 fun facts about the Palm Beaches.

A Rail of a Tale

The entire stretch of Florida’s East Coast Railway ran from Key West to Palm Beach opened access to travel and shipping throughout the entire state. Originally called Flagler’s Folly, this stretch of railroad is what earned Henry Flagler his title of the “inventor of modern-day Florida.” 

Humble Beginnings

1909 is the year that marked Palm Beach as the 47th county in Florida. Today, our beautiful county is home to 1.3 million residents spread amongst 38 different municipalities. One of the smallest municipalities being the village of Cloud Lake

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Downtown Delray Beach is known for its arts, culture and, of course, its nightlife. Here are 3 local art galleries you will enjoy in Downtown Delray Beach.

Cornell Art Museum 

The Cornell Art Museum is located in downtown Delray Beach in a restored old Florida house that was originally built in 1913. This charming gallery features different exhibits that rotate about every 3 to 4 months. The gallery offers tours, special events and more. 

Website: www.oldschoolsquare.org

The Sundook Fine Art Gallery 

The Sundook Fine Art Gallery was founded in 1979. For years they have held the reputation as the one of the premier fine art galleries in the country. Sundook Galleries feature “original artwork, original paintings, limited editions, fine

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There are plenty of reasons to purchase a home in South Florida, especially in Palm Beach County. Here are a few of the main ones:

Outdoor Lifestyle

With 47 miles of Atlantic coastline, having a cold one in the sun with friends is a weekend favorite for locals. The clear blue waters make the beaches look picture perfect and with an average temperature of 78 degrees, most any day is a beach day. Having clean water with such easy access is a gateway to fun activities that many people do not get to enjoy elsewhere. These things include deep-sea fishing, sailing, snorkeling, scuba diving, jetskiing, surfing, parasailing, and much more. Other outdoor activities like biking, hiking, and horseback riding can be done at one of the many parks or nature

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Recently, The Kravis Center for Performing Arts in downtown West Palm Beach has announced seven new shows coming in the fall as part of their Kravis on Broadway Series.

Those who subscribe for the Kravis on Broadway Series alerts will receive news on how they can get tickets and renewals in April. Tickets will be on sale to the general public at a later date.

The seven shows include new and old popular Broadway shows that will be hitting the stage in West Palm Beach later this year.

Kravis on Broadway Productions Include:
An Officer and a Gentleman: Coming to the Kravis Center on November 24th through November 29th, 2020
Escape to Margaritaville: Coming to the Kravis Center on December 15th through December 20th, 2020
My Fair Lady: Coming to the Kravis Center

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Atlantic Dunes Park in Delray Beach is a great spot if you want to spend a day in the South Florida sun. Nestled atop a natural wooded dune, this beautiful, beachfront park is located just a block north of Linton Boulevard in Delray Beach. 

The park is perfect for people of all ages and for all interests. It is patrolled by the Ocean Rescue Division and is staffed with a lifeguard on duty. A winding boardwalk provides an ideal outlook so you can watch the sun rise or set over the ocean. Atlantic Dunes Park also features nature trails, a pavilion, picnic tables, public restrooms and metered parking. Lifeguards at Atlantic Dunes Park are on duty from 9am until 5pm each day. 

For more information about Atlantic Dunes Park, please

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Today is a very special day which only comes around once a week- Taco Tuesday! Here are the best places in Palm Beach area to spend this weekly day of delicacy.

 

Coyo Taco

340 Royal Ponciana Way #M335, Palm Beach FL 33480

Specials:

Buy one, get one free select tacos all day.* Dine-in only, no to-go or delivery.

*Except Lobster and Shrimp

 

Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar

224 Clematis St, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Specials:

$16.99 All You Can Eat Tacos

$6  Margaritas/Shots
$4  Mexican Draft Beers
$16  Pitchers

 

Banko Cantina

114 S Olive Ave, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Specials:

$2 Chicken, Steak, & Beef Tacos

$3 Fish & Shrimp Tacos

$5 Lobster Tacos

$4 Mexican Beers

$20 Select Margarita Pitchers

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There are several great restaurants in Palm Beach that offer delicious brunch options featuring a mix of breakfast and lunch dishes severing French toast and eggs Benedict to sandwiches and salads. Sunday brunch has now evolved into a nice fun and relaxing time to spend a Sunday with friends and family. 

Here are some of the best spots to grab brunch on Palm Beach.

Chez L’Epicier

Now through April 1st, Chez L’Epicier features a “Sugar Shack” themed Sunday brunch, every Sunday. The theme is inspired by the executive chef’s native country of Canada, where every March the sap from sugar maple trees is tapped and results in many maples inspired dishes and feasts open to the public. The brunch is severed family-style and is $45 dollars per person.

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If you’ve never been, the Delray Marketplace is a great destination where Palm Beachers can eat, shop, and play. 

What makes Delray Marketplace a perfect spot for a night on the town or the place to bring your kids to play is its diverse mix of boutiques, restaurants, spas, theaters and playgrounds. At Delray Marketplace you can find an amazing, luxury cinema complete with food and drinks delivered to your seat, a bowling alley and arcade. The shops range from designer apparel to kids’ outfitters, home décor and more. You may want to visit spa destinations that offer pampering services like massages, facials and nail services. 

If you are coming to Delray Marketplace for a meal, there is something for every taste and every time of day. You can

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Forget drive-thru chains and get a freshly brewed cup of coffee in a cozy setting at one of these seven favorite spots in Palm Beach County.

Johan's Joe

Feel like a royal at this classy Swedish coffee shop in downtown West Palm Beach. The coffee is always hot, it's served in a fancy ceramic mug, and you get to sit in a plush purple chair where you'll be able to get nice and comfortable and relaxed.

Location: 401 S. Dixie Hwy., West Palm Beach.

Columbian Coffee House

This coffee house in Delray keeps their coffee authentic by purchasing from small-batch farms in southern Colombia. They also offer a Columbian breakfast menu including organic, scrambled, Colombian-styled eggs, arepas, pan de bono, avocado toast, empanadas, pastries and

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This weekend, the Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium in Jupiter is hosting three Preseason Baseball games for everyone in the family to enjoy.

The Roger Dean Stadium is the only one of two stadiums in Florida to host two Major League teams during their Spring Training. The two Minor League Teams include the Jupiter Hammerheads and the Palm Beach Cardinals. The stadium in Jupiter is home to the St. Louis Cardinals and the Miami Marlins Spring Training.

The teams share the field for games but have their own practice fields, outdoor batting cages, numerous pitching mounds, and state of the art conditioning rooms. Recently, the baseball stadium plans on undergoing a $108 million dollar renovation to improve the very busy baseball stadium and add additional seating

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