May 2020

There are 143 blog entries for May 2020.

Fresh juice and smoothies are known to have a variety of health benefits. That, plus they taste good and give you energy. Being a health-conscious community, the Palm Beaches is ripe with fantastic juice and smoothie bars. Here are a few you are sure to enjoy.

Rock Steady Juice Joint

Multiple locations: Jupiter and North Palm Beach; rocksteadyjuicejoint.com

  • Why We Love It: This colorful juice joint with two locations uses all non-GMO, chemical- and pesticide-free ingredients to harness the raw power of "nature's medicine." (And the juice is delicious, too.)
  • What to Drink: "Green Medicine," packed with kale, spinach, cucumber, pear, lemon and other healthful ingredients, is the bestseller. But we're partial to "Sweet Sensi," made with
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Starting today, shoppers across the state of Florida can avoid sales tax on certain items in preparation with the start of hurricane season. Hurricane season in Florida starts on June 1st and goes through November 30th. For a short few day you can avoid paying sales tax by putting together and gathering your preparation stockpiles to be prepared in case of a storm.

The seven-day sales tax holiday starts today, Friday May 29th and goes until Thursday, June 4th. During this time, shoppers can avoid paying sales tax on these items.

  • Reusable ice packs ($10 dollars or less)
  • Flashlights and Lanterns ($20 dollars or less)
  • Gasoline and Diesel fuel containers ($25 dollars or less)
  • Coolers ($30 dollars or less)
  • Batteries ($30 dollars or less)
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While many in-person Summer camps are available to residents of South Florida, some parents want to take extra precautions and encourage their kids to continue social distancing. Don’t worry, there are still plenty of virtual options! Here are a few that your kids are sure to enjoy.

Palm Beach County

The Armory Art Center’s Summer Art Experience 2020

West Palm Beach

  • Ages 4-17
  • Activities: drawing, painting, jewelry making, digital media and more
  • Registration: open now
  • Begins June 1
  • Cost: Fees apply
  • Contact: 561-832-1776, armoryart.org

Mad Science

Mad Science Lab, Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens, and Wellington

  • Ages: 6-13
  • Activities: Science, drama, chef experience, mind games, performing arts.
  • Dates June 1
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Good news for college students in Palm Beach County, Palm Beach Atlantic University is planning on bringing staff, faculty, and students back to campus in August. The big questions going around for college students is whether they will resume in-person classes this fall semester.

Palm Beach Atlantic University announced on Thursday, May 28th from their West Palm Beach campus that they intend to bring students, staff, and faculty back to campus to resume classes in August. The school said in a written statement that they plan to continue to follow the CDC guidelines to safety return to teaching and residential living for the 2020 Fall semester.

The school said that extra sanitation stations and other protective measures are being installed throughout

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Here are some Friday, May 29th facts and figures about the coronavirus that residents of the Palm Beaches may want to know.

Palm Beach County

How many cases are in Palm Beach County? The county has 5,541 cases and 339 deaths. Median age of cases is 50.

South Florida

How many cases in South Florida? Palm Beach County has the third-most positive cases in the state behind only Miami-Dade (17,396 cases; 680 deaths) and Broward (6,870 cases; 328 deaths).

How many cases in the Treasure Coast? Martin (557 cases, 9 deaths), St. Lucie (424 cases, 30 deaths) and Indian River (120 cases, 9 deaths).

In the counties near Lake Okeechobee: Hendry County has 354 cases and 13 deaths. Glades County has 24 cases and 1 death. Okeechobee County has 68

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Here's the “Crossword of Day” by Waterfront Properties! Each Sunday, Waterfront Properties will unveil a new crossword puzzle for our followers and fellow agents. These puzzles, which will vary in difficulty, are great way to escape your newsfeed and test your brain power! Good luck and have fun!

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Coming soon, one more option for outdoor family entertainment with the easing of Covid-19 restrictions: The Palm Beach Zoo is reopening next week.

Meanwhile, Lion Country Safari already has reopened on a limited basis.

The zoo, with more than 500 animals on 23 acres in West Palm Beach’s Dreher Park, closed March 18 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now it is having a member-only pre-opening week from Monday to June 4, and will be open to the entire public starting June 5.

Like other businesses, post-pandemic, the zoo is initiating changes. They include limited capacity, and no tickets or memberships sold on-site during the member preview. Members will need to show their membership cards and a photo ID.

The general public will be allowed to

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Steel Tie Spirits Co. in West Palm Beach is having a drive-in movie night this Sunday at 9pm.

The move will be an industry favorite, "Waiting…", which will be shown on a large projection outside of the Steel Tie building.

In classic drive-in style, you can enjoy a movie and classic drive in libations delivered to your window while in the comfort and safety of your own vehicle. Spots are limited, so get your tickets now!

When: Sun, May 31, 2020, 9:00 PM

Where: Steel Tie Spirits Co. - 1615 Clare Avenue #Unit A, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Cost: $10

Steel Tie Spirits is also now making its own hand sanitizer, which is especially useful during these times.

About ‘Waiting…’

Staffers at the restaurant Shenaniganz engage in various

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Things are starting to get back to normal at The Gardens Mall. The two-story mall located in Palm Beach Gardens reopened Friday, May 15th for shoppers after being closed for nearly two months.

The Gardens Mall joins Boca Raton’s Town Center Mall and The Mall at Wellington Green which opened earlier this month and the Palm Beach Outlets among the list of major retailers to reopen in Palm Beach County.  

All mall employees will wear masks and every day when before their shift begins will have their temperature checked. Tables have been moved in the food court to allow for social distancing and cards are placed on tables to let customers know it have been clean and sanitized. Restaurants in the mall are currently closed for sit down dining but take

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As you continue to make healthy adjustments to your routines, we encourage you to bring date-nights-out to date-nights-in, practice healthy eating habits, and show your support for restaurants, when you can. Although most restaurants are now open in the Palm Beaches, some residents are continuing to choose takeout and delivery rather than dine-in options. If this includes you, here are some great local options offering takeout and or delivery.

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TooJay’s

Services: Delivery, takeout and catering

Delivery options: Delivery Dudes and DoorDash

Contact information:

  • Boca Raton (Glades Plaza) – (561) 392-4181

  • Boca Raton (Regency Court Plaza) – (561) 997-2986

  • Boca Raton (Polo Shoppes) – (561) 241-5903

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