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BRK Republic is a dog park and bar in downtown West Palm Beach that is open to everyone, regardless of whether you have a dog or not. If you don't have a dog, then entry is free, and anyone under 21 may visit any time before 8pm.

At BRK Republic, the most important patrons are the pups. They are welcome to roam free in the off-leash dog park that is a mix of a large indoor/outdoor turf area. The park is fully fenced in and has plenty of space for dogs to run, play, and socialize. There are also water bowls and waste stations throughout the park just in case sparky needs a drink or to go to the bathroom.

In addition to the dog park, BRK Republic also features a wine bar in the front of house right before you step into the dog bar. The menu features a

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As the summer break comes to a close, parents and students are starting to prepare for the upcoming school year. The good news about this is residents of Florida have something to cheer about: the 2023 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday. This annual event, spanning from July 24th to August 6th, offers a perfect opportunity for families to stock up on essential school supplies and clothing without the extra cost of sales taxes.

What is the Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday?

The Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday is a limited-time period during which certain items are exempt from sales tax in Florida. The initiative aims to alleviate the financial strain on families as they prepare for the academic year. During this time, eligible items such as school

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The 10th Annual Boca Burger Battle is back, and this year's event is bigger and better than ever! The competition will take place on Saturday, July 15th, 2023, at Sanborn Square Park in downtown Boca Raton.

The Boca Burger Battle is a competition between some of the best chefs in South Florida to see who can create the best burger. The chefs will be judged by a panel of food experts, and the winner will be awarded the title of "Best Grill Master."

The pre-party on Friday, July 14th will be a fun evening of live music, games, and $5 sliders and $5 beer, wine, and spirits. Admission to the pre-party is free, and it is open to all ages.

The main event on Saturday, July 15th will be a day of unlimited burgers, bites, beer, wine, and spirits. Tickets

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It is Taco Tuesday! If you are looking for some delicious Mexican food, then look no further then downtown West Palm Beach. There are a number of great restaurants to choose from, each with its own unique flavor and ambiance. Here is a short list to give you some ideas on where to go for your Taco Tuesday!

El Camino

El Camino is a popular spot located in Rosemary Square. Their happy hour menu, from 4pm to 7pm daily, features tacos, quesadillas, other small table bites, and of course their signature drinks. The draw to El Camino is that on happy hour, tacos are three dollars while margaritas are only five. Whether you are taking someone out on a date or just a casual night out with friends/family, El Camino will provide an incredible meal while not

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Jupiter, Florida is a town known for beautiful beaches and endless hobbies. With almost too much to do/see, it can become overwhelming to decide “what’s next?” Well good news, the town of Jupiter has decided there is a new way to explore with the Passport to Jupiter.

The Passport to Jupiter is a scavenger hunt-style program that allows you to earn stamps for visiting different locations in the town. There are over seventy locations included in the program, ranging from historical sites to parks to businesses. You can participate in the program either by downloading the Passport to Jupiter app or by picking up a paper booklet at the Town Hall or the Jupiter Community Center.

Once you have earned enough stamps, you can redeem them for prizes, such as

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The Florida Freedom Summer Sales Tax Holiday is an annual event that allows consumers to purchase certain items exempt from sales tax. The tax holiday started Monday, May 29, 2023, and ends on Monday, September 4, 2023.

The following items are eligible for the Florida Freedom Summer Sales Tax Holiday:

  • Admissions to music events, sporting events, cultural events, state park annual passes, and fitness facilities
  • Boating and water activity supplies
  • Camping supplies
  • Fishing supplies
  • General outdoor supplies
  • Residential pool supplies
  • Children's athletic equipment
  • Children's toys

The following items are not eligible for the Florida Freedom Summer Sales Tax Holiday:

  • Rentals of any eligible items
  • Sales in a theme park,
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Settled along the St Lucie River, Flagler Park located in downtown Stuart, is home to the Market on Main. This community-based event is where local farmers, artists, crafters, and bakers come together as one to serve the community of Martin County. The market is open every Sunday from 9am to 1pm from November through April, and from 9am to 2pm from May through October.

With over one hundred vendors, visitors can revel in the abundance of locally sourced fruits and vegetables, plants, meats, and dairy products offered. The market also features an array of delicious items such as homemade pickles, sauces, pastries, and pet-friendly treats. There is even a variety of vegan, gluten-free, and dairy-free options as well. If you are not hungry, no worries!

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Mix up your traditional happy hour with a tapas hour. The word tapas is derived from the Spanish word “tapa” which translated means "cover" or "lid." Most Americans are familiar with tapas as little bites, like hors d'oeuvres served in a bar. There is a well-known tapas bar here in Tequesta. Andalucía Tapas Bar and Restaurant is an authentic Spanish tapas bar in the heart of the Jupiter/Tequesta area. Andalucía is located at 187 Tequesta Drive.

There is more to the “tapas” story. Years ago, tired travelers would stop at an inn for a rest and a “chiquito” (small glass of wine). Since there were no screens on the windows, occasionally a fly may be in the bar. To prevent a fly from falling into the glass of wine, the innkeeper would place a piece of

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Blackbird Modern Asian is ushering in the “Year of the Rabbit” with a Lunar New Year’s Eve Celebration on Saturday, January 21, 2023. Blackbird Modern Asian is located at 1511 North Old Dixie Highway. in Jupiter. The zodiac-inspired event, wishing you prosperity will feature a lineup of dining, music, and dancing.  

The evening commences with revealing hidden prophecies from Lunar New Year’s fortune cards using feng shui coins. Next, order a “Lucky Rabbit Martini” and toast to be enlightened in the days ahead. The specialty cocktail is formulated from tangerine bourbon, orange elixir, all spice, lime juice, and simple syrup. 

In honor of the holiday, executive chef Tim Nickey’s making Lobster Cantonese with longevity noodles and ginger-scallion

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Learn about the connection between mangrove and coral reef communities. Learn how fish use these habitats and the fascinating behaviors of native fish, stingrays, and other marine life during these free presentations. Explore the outdoor marine aquariums at the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. The Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is located at 1801 North Ocean Boulevard, in Boca Raton.

Over 200,000 visitors take a time off from the hustle and bustle of like to enjoy a walk on the boardwalk. Count the thousands of tropical fish in the aquariums, relax in the butterfly garden, or visit the patients in the sea turtle rehabilitation facility.

The nature center is open to people of all ages. Children and teens under eighteen must participate with an adult.

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