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It sunny and warm outside, so staying chill in Palm Beach County requires a little creative magic.  Florida is a state that has a real reputation for relaxation. Palm Beach County is blessed by beautiful beaches, remarkable natural botanical gardens, mesmerizing waterways and so much more. However, the heat is on and at times you just need to chill out. No matter what your interests are, you will be sure to find the perfect way to chill out in Florida.

Sloan’s Ice Cream is a self-described "ice cream utopia for the young and young at heart," and its sure to also gratify mature palates. You will find flavors of ice cream like Strawberry Cheesecake and Elvis's Favorite, peanut butter, and banana ice cream. Yes, “thank you very much.” Sloan’s has

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The Juno Beach Fishing Pier is one of Palm Beach County’s popular attractions for both locals and visitors for great fishing and a great ocean view.

The fishing pier is a T-shaped and is 990-feet long. The pier offers visitors great saltwater fishing, a full-service Pier House that features snacks, drinks, bags of ices, a gift shop, fishing gear, tackles and fishing pole rentals to name a few.

The Juno Beach Fishing Pier is managed by The Loggerhead Marinelife Center located across the street. The Juno Beach Pier is part of the Responsible Pier Initiative which is the first program of its kind. The program is designed to work directly with fishermen and fishing piers to promote a healthy pier environment for sea turtles and marine life. The Pier has

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The Gardens Mall is a popular destination for both locals and visitors in Palm Beach County and Palm Beach Gardens. The two-story enclosed shopping mall opened in 1988 and has become an upscale shopping destination.

The mall features 1.4 million square feet of space with over 160 boutique, specialty shops, restaurants and more to come. The Gardens Mall features five anchor stores Sear’s, Macy’s, Nordstrom’s, Bloomingdales, and Saks Fifth Avenue. Recently the mall has added new shops, restaurants, and boutiques to their directory.  Some of the new retail stores include Peloton, South Moon Under, Carmen Sol, Kendra Scott, Tesla, Shake Shack, and True Food Kitchen.

The mall’s hours:

Sunday: 12 pm to 6 pm

Monday through Saturday: 11 am to 7 pm.

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Free Covid 19 Testing is being conducted at 751 Executive Drive, West Palm Beach, in the BrandsMart parking lot, Starting Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week. The tests are for ages 18 and older only. Please wear a mask to the testing site.

Grassy Waters trail open

The Grassy Waters Preserve’s Eagle Trail is open, and fishing from shore is permitted, even as the preserve’s Gator Lake Fishing Pier Improvement Project begins this week. The Gator Lake Fishing Pier, at 8537 Northlake Blvd., is getting new decking and railings, a sun shelter and improved Americans with Disabilities Act access.

Meanwhile the trail is open and canoes, kayaks, and boats with electric motors are allowed. Please follow CDC guidelines and local orders. Gas

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 South Florida Publix Supermarkets has issued a mask mandate. The major grocery retailer announced Thursday each customer will be required to wear face coverings starting Tuesday, July 21, 2020. Publix feels it is their way to contribute to keep the community healthy and safe.

With the number of coronavirus cases continuing to grow and current CDC guidelines, signs announcing the new requirement will be posted at store entrances, and in-store announcements will be made.

All stores have implemented a heightened ongoing disinfection program focusing on high-touch surfaces like touchpads, door and drawer handles, phones and computers, and continued cleaning and sanitization of stores. It has installed plastic barrier shields at checkout, customer

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Jupiter Hills Club, 11800 SE Hill Club Terrace, is a private club and golf course in the Village of Tequesta juts past the Palm Beach/Martin County Line.  It is conveniently located between the Intracoastal Waterway and Jonathan Dickinson State Park. It is said that Jupiter Hills “occupies some of the best topography for golf in the state, with the stretch from hole 6 through 11 and 16 through 18 serving a mix of uphill and downhill shots the likes of which most Florida courses cannot provide”.

The comedian, Bob Hope and motor industrialist, William Ford along with architect George Fazio Got together one day and concluded that Southeast Florida needed a private, exclusive golf club and the concept for Jupiter Hills Club was created. Acquiring the

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The Boca Raton Museum of Art recently announced a new summer art class aimed for children, teens, and adults at its Art School Campus. Children can join in on the Keep Kids Smart with Art classes this summer and adults of al ages can choose from a new art series of innovative artmaking experience.

Classes began on July 6th and will take place every week until August 14th. The classes are aimed to help the community and provide a creative environment with fun and colorful projects for all art skill levels.

The weekly classes are flexible with classes in both the morning and afternoon. The Art School is committed to safety and in the current situation follows the CDC guidelines and recommendations for a healthy environment. Those attending the classes

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Tiger Woods designated $83,333.00 from his Match Play earnings to Palm Beach County charity, Meals on Wheels of the Palm Beaches.  The West Palm Beach based organizations mission “is to nourish and enrich the lives of homebound seniors by delivering fresh food daily with compassion and love.  As a 501c(3) non-profit, we provide these services to those in need in Palm Beach County without any government funding.  Our program is exclusively funded by the generosity of our community including foundations, individual donors, corporate partners, special events and fundraisers.” 

With the help of many of private donors, community foundations, as well as the legendary golfer, Meals on Wheels of the Palm Beaches has raised more than $300,000 to provide

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Yesterday, the Palm Beach County School Board met to discuss the reopening plan for the upcoming school year. The meeting started at 2 pm yesterday, July 15th and lasted until late last night when the school board finally announced their decision early this morning just after midnight.

The Palm Beach County School Board voted 7-0 early this morning in favor of the superintendent’s recommendation to begin this upcoming school year with virtual learning. Students are supposed to be due back in the classroom on Monday, August 10th but due to the new decision for virtual learning the new start date has not been announced.

The meeting consisted of comments from parents, teachers, and members of the public. Board members also discussed the delay of

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The Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida is hosting a three-day virtual summer camp for kids and space enthusiasts.

The virtual summer camp will feature hands-on missions inspired by real launches to the moon, science, technology, engineering and math activities. Kids will also get a change to take a virtual trip to Mars. The virtual summer camp is aimed for elementary school age students and is open to everyone around the United States.

The summer camp is an online three-day camp, with each session last three hours. The campers will connect in real time through Zoom video conference to a member of the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Education Staff. Campers will complete activities, focused on STEM learning, hosted from a variety of

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