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The most expensive home in the United States is back on the market and listing price is $159 million! The beachfront mansion is located at 935 Hillsboro Mile, Hillsboro Beach, Florida.  The luxe digs feature over 60,000 square feet with 11 bedrooms and 17 bathrooms sprawling over 4.4 acres from the Atlantic Ocean to Intracoastal Waterway.  It includes an IMAX Theater, a 4,500-square-foot infinity edge pool, a $2 million grand staircase, gold leaf finishes, a putting green, a 26-foot tall fountain, and a 30-car garage.

Le Palais Royal just became the most expensive listing in America — again. Le Palais Royal originally was listed a year ago for $139 million. At the time, it was the most expensive formal listing in America. Then a California

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The latest quarterly report by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), released November 12, 2015, asserting that median prices for existing homes in metropolitan areas continued to climb in the third quarter of 2015, but at a healthier pace that could entice more homebuyers into the market.

"Many of the metro areas with the fastest price appreciation over the past year were in the South — particularly in Florida," says Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist. The economist stated that Florida, in particular, had some of the strongest price appreciation.  Yun stated without question the housing market had its best quarter in nearly a decade. "The demand for buying, picked up speed in many metro areas during the summer as more households

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For Americans, Veterans Day is an American Holiday celebrated to honor and give our thanks to the past, present and future members of the United States Military and those that served our country in the armed forces.  

Due to their bravery, many businesses are handing out giveaways and freebies that are offered on the house all over the country for Veterans Day 2015, which takes place today, November 11, 2015.
Not only restaurants are participating in the gift of giving to our braves, there are numerous amounts of other handouts such as free haircuts, free gym access, free oil changes and national park admissions, some are for the entire family as well!

As for the restaurant deals, check out the list of Discounts and Freebies and be sure to bring ID

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Rendering photo courtsey of Rachel Thomson.

The premier art show, presenting 20th and 21st century art, returns to South Florida’s ultra-chic, Miami Beach, for the 14th edition of significant works.   Art Basal ranks as the leading North American exhibition of masters of Modern and contemporary art.  Over 267 leading galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa participate with works including paintings, installations, sculptures, photographs and films of the utmost quality will be in the main exhibition hall.  Vast scale artworks, live performances become part of Miami’s outdoor backdrop at nearby Collins Park, near South Beach Historic District and the 2.5-acre audio-visual, one of a kind, SoundScape Park.

Art

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Diner en Blanc is a global mass “chic picnic” event, in a public space, spanning five continents.  It is an elegant “flash mob" gathering of diner guests, dressed formally in all white, participating in the refined elegance of Parisian days by gone. The guest list is limited, refined diners are invited or must have previously signed up; location is top secret and not divulged until the day of the Diner en Blanc (generally, one hour prior to the dining hour).

The concept began in Paris, France in 1988 and the inaugural dinner will be taking place this evening locally. The same Diner en Blanc concept will take place November 10, 2015, in West Palm Beach in Miami for the second time this evening as well.

Frenchman, Francois Pasquier invited a

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Veterans Day is a day celebrating and honoring anyone who has served in the United States military. The notable holiday’s origin began as a day to memorize the end of World War I and those who served in it. At the time the day was known as Armistice Day and it was then declared a holiday by President Woodrow Wilson in 1919. It did not become known as Veteran’s Day until 1954.

If you are a veteran, current member of the military or have a loved one that has served in the United States Military make sure to find an event happening near you. Here are some of the celebrations happening in the area:

BOYNTON BEACH VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION: Wednesday, 10 a.m., Veterans Memorial Park, 411 N. Federal Highway. Contact 561-276-1796 for more information.

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A Waldorf Astoria resort and spa, The Boca Raton Resort and Club is one of the finest hotels in southern Florida. If you are looking for an indulgent and luxurious get away, “stay-cation” or just a spa day, you must enjoy a stay at the renowned Boca Raton Resort and Club. 

Located in Boca Raton, Florida The Boca Raton Resort and Club offers a number of different staying options and it even offers its guests the opportunity for a club membership. 

The Cloister is offers details that date back to 1926 when Addison Mizner first dreamt up the idea of such a fabulous resort. The Cloister building is an iconic section of the resort with its spectacular Spanish-Mediterranean architecture. Enjoy all the luxury and personalized service of Waldorf Astoria in

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Have you ever wondered how a turtle eats, when he eats or what he eats? What about an eel or an octopus? You can find out for yourself at the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton, Florida.

On various days throughout the week at 2:30pm you can experience a live, indoor aquarium feeding. Here you will get to witness eel feedings, learn why female seahorses get jealous and why fish travel in schools. This is another free program for people of all ages and takes place at 2:30pm throughout the week

If you are looking for a fun and educational place to take your family or some friends give the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton a try! This nature center prides itself on being a coastal and marine sanctuary. They rehabilitate hundreds of endangered

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Looking for a great reason to have some fun in South Florida for Columbus Day Weekend?

 

  • Oktoberfest: Oct. 9-11 & Oct. 16-18

The American German Club of the Palm Beaches in Lake Worth, Florida is hosting, Oktoberfest for two weekends of family fun in a row for the 42nd Oktoberfest of 2015!

  • Screen on the Green: Oct. 9

Outdoor movie watching has never been more inviting than on the West Palm Beach, Florida Waterfront. Sit on the Great Lawn overlooking the spectacular waterfront in the heart of downtown West Palm Beach. Bring a blanket or a chair and purchase “movie time” popcorn, snacks and beverages from our stocked concession stand.

  • The Superhero 5k Run and Fun Day: Oct. 9

On October 10, 2015 a

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If you have had the privilege to own a piece of south Florida real estate, then you can attest to its superiority!  When you purchase a home in south Florida, whether it is Palm Beach, Hutchinson Island or Miami, you expose yourself to a better quality of life. Floridians have a way of enjoying the fun things in life, but who wouldn’t when you live in a year round paradise? With 6-month summers and cool winters, south Florida’s beaches are accessible all year. World class shopping, impeccable dining and five star restaurants are a plenty. Entertainment options are unlimited; you can see miles from the top of the famous Jupiter Lighthouse or go deep-sea fishing. If art is more your thing, there are wonderful museums from Palm Beach to the Keys,

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