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Do you have a kid or loved one looking to go to college in South Florida? One Floridian university will take a little extra work to get into. 

The University of Miami, in Miami-Dade County, took the number one spot for the most difficult and elite university to attend by Niche.com. Niche did a report that ranked each university in each state of the United States based on difficulty to get in. 

Niche did an evaluation of the schools based on a database of 2,245 schools. The schools were both public and private, but all of them were traditional four-year college and universities. Niche weighed their acceptance rate and SAT/ACT scores together to come up with an average score and a rank for difficulty to get into for an applicant.

One of the

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A new and beautiful shopping center is being added to Western Palm Beach County. Loxahatchee Groves Commons has broken ground and is looking to be a promising place for residents to shop and leisure. This new and luxurious shopping center is due to open in 2016.

Loxahatchee Groves Commons spans 94,655 square feet and will feature a Publix, Tractor Supply Co. and several other amazing shops like coffee shop, booksellers and more. Atlantic Land Co. is responsible for developing Loxahatchee Groves Commons, which lies at the intersection of Southern Boulevard and B Road, the Western entrance to Wellington. 

Another shopping common to come to western Palm Beach County is Park Place, also to open in 2016. Park Place will offer a Fresh Market as its anchor

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Fall is finally here which means a number of things; the holidays are right around the corner, the weather is great and October is ‘Breast Cancer Awareness Month.’ During the month of October the nation embraces the affected, the survivors and those who have been touched by the breast cancer.  People across America join in on the fight for the cure, with local fundraisers and events that bring in millions of dollars to aid in the research of breast cancer and a cure. 

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women, second only to skin cancer. This year the U.S. will see about 226,870 new cases of invasive breast cancer in women, about 63,300 new cases of carcinoma in situ (CIS) will be found (CIS is non-invasive and is the earliest form of

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The Red Reef Park offers 67 acres of pristine, oceanfront preserve right in the heart of Boca Raton, Florida. The park offers residents and guests a breath of fresh air! There are no high-rises along the Red Reef beaches, so you really feel like you’re back to basics.

Things To Do In Red Reef Park

  • Snorkeling: You won’t need a boat to get out to the reefs! Beautiful, tropical reefs are abundant here in Red Reef Park and you can swim to them from the beach! These rock and reef outcroppings are teaming with vibrant reef fish, sea fans, corals, turtles, eels and even dolphins.
  • Swimming: Lifeguards are on duty year round at Red Reef from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm so you know you swim safely.
  • Fishing: One of the most popular pastimes at the park is
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Pull up a chair and get cozy for a night of spectacular proportions this Sunday! Across North America the night sky will show a “comic ballet” where you will be able to see a lunar eclipse. The moon will travel across the sky that will create a lunar eclipse unseen since 1982 and not to be seen again until 2033. 

A lunar eclipse like this one has only occurred five times since 1900. It has been named a “super moon.” It has been given the name super because of it is a moon in perigee- or the closest it will come to Earth in its orbit around the planet. The perigee is a monthly occurrence, however, Sunday’s perigee will mark the closest perigee of the year. According to Alan MacRobert, senior editor of Sky and Telescope Magazine, the moon will only be

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There is something about the sea that is magical to many, people are drawn to the sea, and they want to live by it, swim in it, and write poems about it.

When one is considering the next chapter or trajectory of where to pursue a higher education, the setting that surrounds that expanse plays a huge factor in consideration. College is about classes and degrees but also about the location where one would be spending the most important rising years of someone life. The location is vivacious, don’t you agree?!  

A compiled list of the 50 best sea-side locations for a higher education was formed on this methodology and determined the rankings:  
• Proximity to the beach (50%).
• Specific marine educational centers, degrees, or research facilities (30%).

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Happy National Burger Day!

Many folks crave the delicious tastes that a burger creation tends to easily satisfy. Whether it’s the swoon of hot cheese or the dressed up veggies crowning the top, Burgers are a sensation not to be ignored!
There are many excellent choices for burgers in the Palm Beach County area, but there are some local favorites!

Shipwreck Bar & Grille Jupiter, Florida
From shipwrecks to the sandbar, a famous half pound burger can be enjoyed anytime of the day!  Choose from Veggie, Black Bean or a regular grilled juicy burger to perfection!

The Cooper in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
 A hot spot place that serves from the farm to table of the finest foods, that specialize in their top notch burgers served with exceptional

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No matter how much experience you have out on the waterways, it is always a good decision for all, from novices to mavens, to frequently review the boating safety rubrics before setting off and departing from the dockage.  

As young as a teen, it is mandatory to learn the guidelines of the roads before you sit behind the wheel and many believe that same importance should be implemented before taking the controls of the waterways. Just like studying for your driver’s license, it is just as important to have boating safety information and certificates that are required prior to hitting the waterways.  You may not only be protecting yourself with the successful educational courses but you will be protecting other boaters as well.

In Jupiter, Florida,

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Celebrating the Brazilian Independence Day, the city of Boca Raton, Florida is presenting Downtown Boca’s Brazilian Beat.

Brazilian Independence Day is a day that is famous and eminent due to Brazil’s breakaway from Portugal that is marked with patriotic displays and parades.  

The colorful event is assured to be a very spirited evening! Brazilian Beat will be alluring with lots of live music, interesting street entertainment including Zumba confirmations, Capoeira and Carnival dancers, as well as samba drummers and enticing authentic Brazilian food, art, fashion and fun!

On Saturday, September 12 at 6:00 p.m. in Sanborn Square of Boca Raton, Brazilian Beat will be hosting an ecstatic mix of tropical rhythms. The headliners are Alma Tropicalia

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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 marine animals, specializing in sea turtles. From the great leatherback turtles to Florida’s favorite loggerheads, the Gumbo Limbo Center is a happy home for these special creatures. 

Gumbo Limbo’s Mission: To support coastal and marine education, conservation and research endeavors of the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. 

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center offers a variety of programs for kids, adults, schools and families. In fact, there is an activity planned that is available to the public every day.

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