July 2021

There are 55 blog entries for July 2021.

Tap into the Italian resort feel with SOCAPRI Resort Fashions. The elegant boutique is located along the world-famous shopping Worth Avenue in Palm Beach.  Palm Beach is an elite destination for stylish beach resort wear.  Discover custom resort wear inspired by the clear waters of Capri and browse styles made for high-end clientele. The owners, from Capri, Italy, wanted to bring elegant style to the Americas and chose Palm Beach for its similarities to the small island off the coast of Italy.

Chic resort wear is easy to pack, lightweight, and comfortable clothes to wear while vacationing.  In addition to simple shift dresses, resort wear includes sundresses, light trousers, and loose blouses and tops. Styles are typically very relaxed and include

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The “Sunshine State” consistently endures a leading choice in many of the “best states to retire in” lists.  Southeast Florida offers boundless opportunities from upscale beachfront living to casual waterfront options. Choose from Atlantic Ocean deep sea fishing charters or lazy days paddling on a kayak through Jonathon Dickinson State Park. Imagine endless days of tennis, golf or sunbathing at the local beach.  

Market Watch of the Wall Street Journal named Florida as the seventh best state for retirement.  The reasons it remains high on the list:  no income tax!  Additionally, the property tax protection for full time residents against increases.  

Yahoo Finance concurs, citing MoneyRates.com “Best States to Retire in Now”.  Southeast Florida

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What’s better than ice cream? Free ice cream, of course. Thanks to President Reagan, we celebrate National Ice Cream Day every third Sunday in July, meaning July 18, 2021.  Reagan wanted to celebrate a treat loved by over 90 percent of the US population. In 1984, he declared a day for ice cream, and his proclamation exalted the dairy business in the United States. 

So, with July being National Ice Cream Month and followed by National Ice Cream Day on the third Sunday of July. Sunny California ranks number one in ice cream production, with Indiana coming in second. However, you will find deals and freebies in every state in America on July 18, 2021, just hit up your local ice cream parlor for details.

National Ice Cream Month is the perfect time

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The Palm Beach County public school system was awarded an “A” once again from the Florida Department of Education. The grade comes from considerations including students’ high-test scores on state exams as well as the county’s high rate of graduation 

Palm Beach County students surpassed every other county on their mandatory state exams. Most schools in the area averaged a commencement rate of 90%.  Various charter schools reaching 100% completion rate.  Undoubtably extremely impressive!

State records show that this year, 42 percent of public and charter schools in Florida earned an “A"! The increase is 6% higher than previous years. Of the seven largest school districts in the state, Palm Beach and Miami–Dade counties were the only two given an

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This upcoming Sunday is a day to indulge in your favorite ice cream flavors and sundaes to celebrate National Ice Cream Day. National Ice Cream Day has been celebrated since 1984, when President Reagan declared the third Sunday of July as National Ice Cream Day and he also declared the month of July as National Ice Cream Month.

Sunday’s weather is expected to be in the high 80’s which makes it a perfect summer day to head out to one of your favorite local ice cream shops to celebrate the day. Many ice cream shops and ice cream chains are giving away free ice cream and free treats to celebrate National Ice Cream Day.

National Ice Cream Freebies and Deals:

Baskin-Robbins: Get a free ice cream scented kinetic sand in chocolate mint or strawberry

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The Cottages of Lake Worth permits locals and visitors to get a behind-the-scenes feel of historic Key West-style cottages, while also experiencing the hidden beauty of Lake Worth. The municipality has a cottage heritage that is distinctive to South Florida. There are about 1,000 cottages in Lake Worth – many on 25-foot-wide lots, under 1,000 square feet and built prior to 1939.

On an Inside the Cottages Home Tour, guests can check out more than 10 of these whimsical cottages, as well as get the opportunity to chat with the welcoming homeowners who embody living large in small spaces.

The Cottages of Lake Worth Beach has a hard-coffee cover coffee table book that celebrates the historic cottages that pepper Lake Worth.  The cottages walking tour

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Earlier this week, The Loggerhead Marinelife Center released two sea turtles back into the ocean. The double release was the first public sea turtle release since February of 2020. Hundreds of people gathered along the beach near the center to witness two sea turtles be released back into the ocean after spending months at the center for recovery and rehabilitation.

The sea turtle release event was Wednesday, July 14th at 9:30 am. The two sea turtles released were named Big Chase and Pike. Pike is a subadult loggerhead sea turtle patient that was found near the Juno Beach Pier a few months back. Big Chase is a male loggerhead sea turtle patient that was found by biologists from the Inwater Research Group at FPL’s St. Lucie site.  Big Chase and Pike

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There is nothing like a cool, delicious, and refreshing summer drink on a hot, sunny afternoon or early evening barbeque. The perfect Palm Beach County refreshing summer beverage can cool you down quickly. Summer came on fast and furious in Southeast Florida. It changed so quickly, and we kept reminding ourselves to enjoy without complaining since it will likely to be our hottest weather all summer season and it will be gorgeous weather and temperature very soon.

A great way to stay cool on a warm day is to create a wonderful kind of beverage to refresh your soul, notwithstanding ice water.  Anything “citrus-y” with a twist is the perfect beverage to cool off.

This refreshing and easy to make Strawberry Peach White Wine is not only is it easy,

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Let us talk turtles! Although verbal communication is less evident among sea turtles compared to freshwater turtles and tortoises. Sea turtles have existed for more than 120 million years.  In 1999, researchers definitively recorded sounds from sea turtles.  This was the first time we learned that turtles talk (okay, communicate).  Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach wants to introduce humans to the way sea turtles communicate.

Learn the basics of sea turtles and the way they speak! Sea turtles start making their first sound before they hatch. The sounds can be described as chirps, click, grunts and “complex hybrid tones.” Scientists assumed that the sounds that they made while they were still in their shell triggered the others in the group

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Jupiter’s Downtown Abacoa is preparing again for a busy weekend ahead filled with baseball games and live music.

Beginning on Thursday, July 15th, the Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium is hosting three baseball games this weekend. The local stadium is home to two Minor League Baseball Teams, The Palm Beach Cardinals and The Jupiter Hammerheads. During Spring Training, the stadium is home to two Major League Baseball Teams, The St. Louis Cardinals and The Miami Marlins.

Baseball Games This Week:

Thursday, July 15th: 6:30 pm The Palm Beach Cardinals vs. The St. Lucie Mets

Friday, July 16th: 6:30 pm The Palm Beach Cardinals vs. The St. Lucie Mets

Saturday, July 17th: 6:30 pm The Palm Beach Cardinals vs. The St. Lucie Mets

Downtown Abacoa is also

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