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Designated as the Sailfish Capital of the World, Stuart can found just north of Tequesta, in Martin County. With plenty of opportunities to boat and fish, Stuart is bordered by the shimmering Atlantic Ocean, St. Lucie River, and the Intracoastal Waterway. A cultural paradise, Stuart's Historic Downtown District is home to authentic Florida architecture, galleries, a museum, and a variety of boutiques and outdoor cafes.

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One of the best things about Stuart is that there are always things to do and new waterfront restaurants to try.  With plentiful waterways, attractive homes and natural scenery, Stuart is a buried treasure.  In addition to being known as the Sailfish Capital of the World, Stuart is also listed as one of the “Top Ten Beach Towns in Florida” by the Huffington Post.

Below are 3 Martin County local waterfront cafes and watering holes.  They all have interior and al fresco seating on the waterfront. Stop in at one of these restaurants for a taste of what it's like to live in this area. The Stuart area has a mix of historic and new downtown areas

The Twisted Tuna, 4290 SE Salerno Road, Stuart, is a big, flashy, and lively restaurant. Featuring two

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Taste is so subjective…however many agree that Northern Palm Beach County has great fried chicken places. The crispiness of the outer breaded covering is perhaps the most important factor in how the taste of fried chicken is perceived.

Coolinary Café, 4650 Donald Ross Road, Suite 110, Palm Beach Gardens, is worth the wait.  During season, this restaurant has a long wait, and short on seating, nonetheless it’s worth it. The chef, is very creative with menu selections and dishes can be made to order on either small or large plates, depending on your appetite. On the menu is the Boneless Southern Fried Chicken & Waffles. It is quite imaginative and flavorful.  The fried chicken is a signature dish and after a taste, you will know why.  The chicken is

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Here are a few great upcoming shows that you might enjoy playing at the Lyric Theater in historic Downtown Stuart.

Ricky Skaggs

It will be a toe-tapping good time when 15-time Grammy Award winner Ricky Skaggs and his band, Kentucky Thunder, returns. Skaggs, whose music spans the country music spectrum from bluegrass to gospel to mainstream, is a multi-talented musician who plays the mandolin, fiddle, mandocaster and banjo. For his Lyric show, he and the band will perform songs from his long and illustrious career, including “Sis Draper,” “Return to Sender” and “Road to Spencer.”

When: February 9th and 10th

Yakov Smirnoff

When Yakov Maumovich Pokhis emigrated to the United Stated from the Soviet Union, he took jobs bartending at resorts

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Celebrated comedian Kathleen Madigan is playing tonight at the Lyric Theater in historic downtown Stuart. It is a great night out for those looking for a laugh in South Florida.

When: Tonight, January 25. There are two shows, one starts at 6PM, the other at 8:30PM

Where: The Lyric Theater - 59 SW Flagler Ave, Stuart, FL 34994

Click here to buy tickets.

Kathleen Madigan

For nearly 30 years, Madigan has been touring 250 nights a year and squeezing in hour-long specials and performances on every late night show. She has made 25 appearances on The Tonight Show and rode around with Jerry Seinfeld in his Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, series. Madigan has won the American Comedy Award for Best Female Comedian and the Phyllis Diller Award in

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Think no pain and total relaxation with sensory deprivation a.k.a float therapy at Transitions Float Therapy located at 14141 U.S. Highway One, Juno Beach.  This is a brand-new concept in relaxation and pain relief therapy through the concept of sensory deprivation.

A sensory deprivation tank, also called an isolation tank or flotation tank, is used for restricted environmental stimulation therapy (REST). It is a dark, soundproof tank that is filled with a foot or less of very dense salt water. The first tank was designed in 1954 by John C. Lilly, an American physician and neuroscientist. In the 1970s, viable float tanks were created and began being studied for probable health benefits. These days, finding a sensory deprivation tank is easy, with

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Nicky Wood and his costars will be playing a tribute performance to American Bandstand at the Barn Theater in Stuart tonight, December 27th, Friday, December 28th, Saturday, December 29th at 8:00 PM, and Saturday, December 29th and Sunday, December 30th at 2:00 PM.

The tribute music will include the songs of Buddy Holly, Bill Haley and The Comets, The Beach Boys, Connie Francis, Chubby Checker, Neil Sedaka, Jerry Lee Lewis and many more.

The Barn Theater

The Barn Theater was created in 1969 and today is Martin County’s oldest non-profit community theatre. It is the only Community Theatre venue from Ft. Pierce to Jupiter. They present 6 main-stage productions per year, with 11 performances each. In addition, they also present several special

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The 15th annual Santa Claus Open golf tournament will kick off this Thursday with a pre-tournament cocktail party and a shotgun start at 9:00 AM Friday, December 7th. Foursomes are $1,000, but you can save $100 if you register before November 28th! All golfers will receive admission. Guests are welcome for $50 per person.

- Time: Times Vary

- Date: Thursday, December 6, 2018, through Friday, December 7, 2018

- Location: Yacht and Country Club of Stuart

- Address: 3883 SE Fairway E, Stuart, Florida 34997

On Thursday guests will be treated to hors-d'oeuvres, dinner, two drink tickets, and the opportunity to win amazing auction prizes. On Friday, the next morning, golfers will enjoy Continental breakfast before they head out on the course. We

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Martin Country Farm Bureau Women’s Committee is presenting its first annual Winter Vendor and Crafts Fair in Stuart this Saturday, December 1. There will be pony rides and a petting zoo. There will also be food trucks and other fun things. With the weather as nice as it is in South Florida, this weekend is the perfect time for an outdoor event in Stuart.

This event is free to attend and makes for a fun and easy event to bring your kids or grandkids.

The Martin County Farm Bureau Women's Committee is an organization founded and operating in Stuart. The Committee is dedicated to educating the public with programs and events that promote a positive image of agriculture.

For more information on the Winter Vendor And Crafts Fair click here.

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Thanksgiving is a uniquely American tradition that is commonly dated back to the 17thcentury when the first pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock, Massachusetts and shared a meal with the Wampanoags.

Some historians, however, have argued that a feast which occurred in Florida a good 56 years earlier then the one at Plymouth Rock was America’s REAL first Thanksgiving.

During the first Floridan-Thanksgiving, Don Pedro Menéndez de Avilés and 800 Spaniards waded ashore on September 8, 1565. The Spanish admiral kissed a cross held aloft by the fleet’s captain, Father Francisco Lopez, then claimed Florida for both his God and his country. As curious members of the indigenous Timucua tribe looked on, the 800 newly arrived colonists gathered around a makeshift

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This weekend head to the Flagler Museum to check out an exhibition of more than 80 of Edward Steichen's dramatic black and white portraits of celebrities and fashion models from the 1920s and 30s. Edward Steichen was one of the most prolific and influential figures in the history of photography.

In 1923 Steichen, already a famous painter and fine art photographer was offered the prestigious position of chief photographer for Vogue and Vanity Fair, the influential fashion and society magazines published in New York by Condé Nast. Throughout his fifteen years at the magazines, Steichen produced some of the most striking creations of twentieth-century photography, showcasing the culture of that era and its most prominent stars from the realms of

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