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Many are unaware that Jupiter, Florida was the site of three distinct wars. Native Americans occupied this territory and honored to this day.  Many names of our towns are named in honor of the indigenous people who once lived here.  Names such as Tequesta and Miami are names of Native American tribes that once lived here. The Loxahatchee River was not originally named "Loxahatchee".  It is an Anglicized version of the river's earliest Seminole name, "Locha-hatchee" meaning turtle river.  The Seminoles occupied much of Florida.  After the American Revolution, Spain regained control of Florida from Britain. The Seminoles set up farms and acquired land grants from the Spanish.

The Seminole Wars, also known as the Florida Wars, were a series of three

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On select Saturday and Sundays of every month, the River Center in Jupiter teams up with the US Coast Guard Auxiliary “Flotilla 52” to provide a series of Boating Safety Courses. The course is targeted towards young boaters in our community, but all are welcomed to attend and learn about the safety on the water.

The River Center is hosting Boater Safety Course this Saturday and Sunday. The class will be completely virtual and taught in a lecture-style class. The class is free to attend but a $10 dollar deposit is required to reserve a spot. The deposit will be returned at the end of the class. Once the two-day virtual class is completed and the exam taken, the young boaters will receive their Florida Boater Safety Identification card that can be used

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Spoil your soul after a long winter and save the sea turtle at the same time. The Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa, is nestled along 1000 feet of secluded Atlantic coastline in the Town of Jupiter.  The oceanfront resort has been nominated for Conde Naste Magazine 2021 Reader’s Choice Award. Stay and save the turtles at Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa. In conjunction with the Loggerhead Marinelife Center and the resort is extending a very special resort package for visitors and guests. Together Jupiter Beach Resort and the Loggerhead Marinelife Center are working collectively to heighten awareness of local endangered Leatherback, Loggerhead, and Green Sea Turtles.

The Jupiter Beach Resort is a hidden gem is Jupiter's only oceanfront. The luxury resort is a

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Elisabetta’s Ristorante, Bar and Pizzeria will celebrate Mom all weekend with brunch on Saturday and Sunday. The locals favorite all day brunch will serve Mother’s Day brunch all weekend from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its locations on the West Palm Beach waterfront and in Delray Beach on Atlantic Avenue.

Featured brunch dishes include avocado toast stagione, burrata toast, Pandoro French Toast, frittata di verdure, scrambled eggs, and prosciutto, salmone affumicato, and Italian shakshuka. To look at the full brunch menu at Elisabetta’s please click here.

Elisabetta’s Ristorante, Bar and Pizzeria is offering a special deal with a purchase of an entrée, guests can take advantage of bottomless drinks for $16 including mimosas, Bloody Mary’s, Bellini’s,

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As we all know Sunday, May 9, 2021 is Mother’s Day.  What a better way to pay homage to “dear ole mom” than to treat her to an indulgent brunch.  Florie’s Palm Beach located within the Four Seasons Resort on Palm Beach is hosting an extravagant Mother’s Day Brunch after being closed for a year.  

Join Florie’s Palm Beach for a memorable Mother's Day banquet with both savory and colorful celebration of breakfast specialties and brunch favorites. From land and sea, a carving station and raw bar of oysters, shrimp, and Florida stone crab will be abundant. Florie’s Palm Beach pastry chefs will showcase a variety of desserts. The sunshine bright brunch is a treat for the palate and topped off with a Bellini and Mimosa bar.

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Every Saturday morning, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center hosts their Self-Guided Beach Clean Up for the public to help keep our beaches in Palm Beach County clean. Now more than ever, the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center needs your help.

Sea Turtle Nesting Season begins in early March and go until the end of October. The 9.5 miles span between the northern Palm Beach County line to the northern boundary of John D. MacArthur Beach State Park is where thousands of sea turtles lay their eggs.  This area is one of the most populated sea turtle nesting areas in the world. The main reason why is the proximity to the Sargasso Sea, a region in the Atlantic Ocean and the gulf stream current that bends towards Florida. During this time, the

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Spruzzo is a rooftop restaurant located at the luxurious Ben Hotel in West Palm Beach. When you arrive, there is a separate elevator right at the entrance of the hotel.  Spruzzo is “splash” in Italian.  It will be open in honor of Mother’s Day weekend 5/12 and 5/13 from 9AM -7PM and 8AM -9PM and then daily after that.  

It offers a rooftop heated saltwater pool which will be open from sunrise to sunset.  Take the express elevator from the ground level to the rooftop Italian inspired lounge, Spruzzo. featuring dining options from entrees to light bites complimented by our diverse cocktail and wine menu.

The diverse menu offers options from entrees to light bites complimented by our diverse cocktail and wine menu. Throughout the month

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Experience Viva la Playa, 10 South Ocean Boulevard, Lake Worth Beach and indulge in modern concepts infused into the traditional sweet flavors of Latin America. The menu celebrates the daring Latin American approach to cuisine - highlighting flavors from Mexico, Peru, Colombia, Cuba, and Brazil among other incredible locales.

Focusing on different regions of Latin America, the menu is diverse with a strong focus in agave spirits. The signature beverages are cultivated to emphasize the season’s best flavors, offering a well-balanced flavor experience that brings the playa (beach) to your table.

The focus is handmade and authentic. They grind heirloom corn to make tortillas and prepare fresh vegetables for all the sauces. All juices are freshly

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Delray Beach is well-known for its remarkable restaurant and entertainment scene. Fortunately, the good news is you do not have to wait until evening to enjoy it. There are several great spots open for breakfast, brunch and/or lunch. The uniqueness of Delray Beach is evident wherever you go.  Try one of these wonderful cafes in Delray and truly get a flavor of the area.

Caffe Luna Rosa was awarded "Best Restaurant" by the Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce just one year after its inauguration in 2015. It has since been awarded for excellence on TripAdvisor every year and attracts visitors from all over the country. The oceanfront Italian restaurant has a splendid outdoor patio. Their food is created with only the finest ingredients. For breakfast try

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