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Palm Beach County is home to more than 47 miles of the Atlantic shoreline and beaches. From southern Palm Beach County to northern Palm Beach County there are more than 26 public beaches for you to sit out and enjoy the ocean breeze, sand, and sun.

Here is a list of just some of the best beaches in our area.

Boynton Beach Oceanfront Park- Boynton Beach

A boardwalk, canopy-covered walkways, and a large sea turtle sculpture welcome everyone to the beach park. Besides the sand and ocean, the oceanfront park offers lounge chair rentals, a playground, and a concession stand are available.

Coral Cove Park – Tequesta

Coral Cove is known for great snorkeling, seeing sea turtles and great fishing. The park is conveniently located near the

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Good news for Florida theme park goers and Disney fans, Walt Disney World in Orlando is reopening this weekend to guests. The popular theme park shut its doors in March due to Covid-19. Disney Springs, the outdoor shopping, dining, and entertainment area reopened to guest last month.

This Saturday, July 11th, Disney’s Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom will reopen to guests at a limited capacity and social distancing guidelines to help protect guests and their Cast members. Disney’s Epcot and Hollywood Studios will reopen to guests on Wednesday, July 15th.  Earlier this week, Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom opened to Annual Passholders.

Walt Disney World is a little over a two-hour drive from Palm Beach County. If you plan on visiting soon here are

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Gov. Ron DeSantis says he wants the state to expand its COVID-19 antibody testing capabilities and to commission a study on how widespread undocumented infections are.

Antibody testing, which indicates whether someone already fought off the virus, is available on-demand for medical professionals and first responders at several drive-thru facilities. But with a limited number of serological tests, members of the general public have only been tested through scientific studies.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducted one study in South Florida and the University of Miami conducted a test in Miami-Dade County, both suggesting the virus was an order of magnitude more prevalent than diagnostic testing alone indicates.

During a

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Many of the shops and restaurants at the Royal Poinciana Plaza on Palm Beach Island are open and are ready for you. For the past several weeks, The Royal has been connecting to their customers virtually but now many shops and restaurants are open with modified hours.

The renovated Royal Poinciana Plaza is located is the heart of Palm Beach Island on the corner of Royal Poinciana Way and Cocoanut Row. The outdoor shopping and lifestyle center features over 180,000 square feet with lush gardens and courtyards.

New safety measures and protocols are in place to help keep everyone safe at The Royal. Social distancing is being enforced throughout with new signage and adjustments to restaurants and shops, all retails and restaurant employees wear face

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Gov. Ron DeSantis said he has no plans to issue a statewide mask requirement at this time, but also won’t preempt local regulations. Here’s Florida Politics’ roundup of regulations in the Sunshine State.

Florida Counties

Alachua County

While a mask requirement has been on the books some time, county officials announced it would be enforced with fines beginning on June 25, reports WCJB. Code enforcement plans to go to businesses with high levels of complaints and offer a warning and free mask, but then individuals who refuse to comply will be fined $125 on a first offense, $250 on a second, and $500 and a court appearance on third offense. The most recent order also includes requirements on signage in businesses where masks are mandatory.

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This summer, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is bringing back their popular nighttime Turtle Walks. Tuesday through Saturday nights during the month of July, visitors will get an up-close opportunity to see sea turtle nests and observe sea turtles.

The nighttime Turtle Walks begin with an informative presentation of sea turtles and their nesting habits during the after-hours program. Those who attend will also get a chance to visit the current sea turtles housed at the sea turtle hospital and research and rehabilitation center. Once the informative session and tour is over, members of the Loggerhead Marinelife Center staff guide guests down to the beach to observe the sea turtle nests.

Turtle Walks are $22 dollars per person and $20 dollars per

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 The Paws & Reels Fishing Tournament will be held at Sailfish Marina on Saturday, July 23rd and 25th, 2020 to fundraise for Amber’s Animal Outreach, and we encourage you to register or sponsor. Here’s the story behind this incredible tournament.

Amber Nelson may seem shy when you first meet her, but once you know her story, you’ll find that she is a determined young girl who is making a huge difference in our community.

Amber has been volunteering at several dog rescues and has collected donations since she was 7 years old. She has been written up in the Broward Humane Society magazine for her truckloads of donations. She has received several certificates of Volunteer Appreciation from rescue groups, awarded Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program in

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This year, the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is celebrating a milestone. This July, the lighthouse is celebrating its 160th Anniversary.

Head to the Lighthouse for a milestone celebration and be one of the 160 visitors to help celebrate. Registration is now open online for you to join in on the fun. Tickets are required due to limited space and are on a first come, first serve basis, and tickets are offered during hourly timed-blocks.

The Lighthouse celebration will be held this Friday, July 10th. During the celebrations, visits can spend the day touring the lighthouse grounds, climb to the top of the iconic lighthouse, visit the lighthouse giftshop and explore the Keeper’s Workshop exhibit.

In compliance with the safety rules and

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The beaches may be closed for the Fourth of July weekend but that doesn’t mean you still can’t have fun and celebrate the holiday weekend here in Palm Beach County. Whether you hop ona boat and get out on the water or just enjoy being in the nice Florida sun, here are some things to do this weekend while remaining socially distant.

Fair Eats Drive Thru- West Palm Beach

Fair Eats is bringing back all the delicious fair foods to the South Florida Fairgrounds this weekend. The drive thru event will be filled with deep fried Oreos, corn dogs, funnel cakes, turkey legs and much more. The process is simple, just head to the South Florida Fairgrounds and drive in and order your fair food and drive out, you don’t even need to get out of your car. The event

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This year, West Palm Beach is continuing their traditional 4th on Flagler event but this year, the firework display will be taking place virtually.  Instead of spectators lining Flagler Drive and the waterfront in West Palm Beach, spectators can enjoy the celebration from the comfort of their own homes.

The event will be televised due to social distancing and recommendations from the CDC and county. The 4th on Flagler will not only be celebrating America’s independence but also this year, the city of West Palm Beach is turning 125 years old. West Palm Beach became a city on July 21st, 1903.

The fireworks will be televised live on WPBF 25 News channel as part of their WPBF 25’S Project CommUNITY: Fireworks From Home. Fireworks will begin at 9 pm on

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