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Weston, ranked the 73rd best place to live and the best place to live in Florida, is bounded by Fort Lauderdale to the northeast, Davie and Sunrise to the east, and the Everglades to the north and south. Weston is filled with parks, A-rated schools, an excellent record on crime, and tree-lined streets. It was also ranked as having the largest job growth in Florida and 18th in the nation.

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Rendering courtesy of Kolter Urban LLC.

Endless possibilities. The Palm Beaches like never before. Two architecturally distinctive towers with twenty luxurious villa residences.   Located at the at the water’s edge in the center of it all.  Water Club is an exhilarating new way to live.

It is a private club at the water’s edge and your gateway to all the desires of South Florida living.  World class shopping and dining, pristine white sand beaches, boating, and championship level golf.  Sizzling nightlife and culture, art and music festivals.  With The Gardens Mall, and Worth Avenue, and major international airports within minutes, Water Club is in the center of it all.

Water Club offers a resort style amenity rich enclave designed to exceed every

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Summer Gardening
Gardening in South Florida can be a challenge whether you are a long time resident or new resident.  The soil is more sand than nutritious soil.  The subtropical climate may mean some plants may grow nearly year round.  Select plants carefully.

To live in harmony with our South Florida environment it is best to be aware of how plants, animals, insects exist and how we intersect with them and affect them.  Florida has more than eighty distinct ecosystems, which are home to many different plant and animal species.  Please DO NOT introduce invasive species into your home garden.  Invasive species cause harm to the environment, the economy and/or human health.  

Start preparing your garden site in the spring when it is still nice and cool outside.  Build

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Floorplan courstesy of Frank Group.

The Jupiter based Frank Family Entertainment Group, which opened “Revolutions” in City Place, West Palm Beach, plans on submitting formal plans to the Jupiter Town Council this July to build a 75,000 square foot entertainment complex within walking distance of Roger Dean Stadium. The location of the proposed the entertainment facility will be on the former site of the old Crown Movie Theater.  The opening of the CineBowl & Grille is planned for late 2015, according to a company press release.

Plans for CineBowl & Grille in Abacoa:

  • About 75,000 square feet. (Revolutions in CityPlace is 35,000 square feet).
  • 12 movie auditoriums with leather reclining chairs, reserved seating and full-service dining. Foreign
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   The 4th Annual Mizner Park Downtown Drive Car Show is on tap for noon to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Mizner Park Amphitheater, 327 Plaza Real, Boca Raton. The display of vehicles will include antiques, classics, street rods, custom builds, racecars, sports cars, imports, hand-built cars and one-of-a-kind autos dating to the 1900s. A concert featuring the FAU Summer Concert Band, will follow at the amphitheater from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Admission is free, but you can make a donation to Make-A-Wish Southern Florida, which grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. For more information, please call 561-362-0606 or visit www.miznerpark.com.   

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The home-improvement shows you see on TV make it look so easy. Buy a fixer- upper of a house with "good bones," and presto change-o, turn it into your dream home.

The reality, however, is that buying a fixer-upper is some serious work. One option is to hire someone to do the work, which is the way to go if you do not have the right experience for the job. However, it can be expensive, because you have to pay for labor. In addition, you cannot just check out and let the pro handle everything, because there may be a number of mistakes and miscommunications during a renovation.

Another option is to do the work yourself. You can save money on the labor, but the work will take significantly longer than a professional will. Too many homeowners think they are the

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Show your beach cruiser some love.  Spruce it up with a basket (attach with zip ties) a new bell, or a new coat of paint.

Celebrate the Full Strawberry Moon on June 13.  American Indians believed the fruit was at its peak when the summer’s moon rose.    Drizzle berry sauce over fresh pound cake tonight.

Paint your porch, or maybe a few planted pots outside, in summer colors like orchid and citrus  It will brighten up your outdoor living space.

Tackle a beach obstacle course.  Set up your own or visit one. Hard Exercise Works, in Jupiter, offers daily obstacle course workouts and 5-week boot camps.

Customize a pair of basic white sneakers with doodles. Pull out the old paint pens and draw flowers or little fish, polka dots or zigzags.  Not feeling

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June 6, 1944 was the day Western Allied forces landed in Normandy, France.  Just after midnight, the Allied assault upon Hitler’s European stronghold began.  The operation caught the Nazi high command off guard.  Low tides and very bad weather convinced them that an attack was unlikely.

Airborne infantry made the initial attack, more than 1,000 British bombers pummeled Normandy’s coastline.   The first confirmation of a large-scale attack did not arrive until 2:15 a.m. and news an invasion was in progress was not confirmed until 4:15 a.m.,  it was not until almost sunrise at 6:00 a.m. , when any doubt was removed, when the horizon was covered by an unbroken line of Allied warships.  

More than 160,000 Allied troops landed along the 50-mile stretch

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Kick off the summer boating season with successful completion of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission course.  Born on or after January 1, 1988? You are required to complete a NASBLA-approved boater education course and have a Boater Education I.D. Card to operate a vessel powered by 10 horsepower or more.

Get certified in 3 easy steps.

1.     Study the online course. Animations and visual questions will help you learn.

2.     Pass the online exam.  Pay $29.95 only upon completion of the exam when you pass.

3.     Print your certificate.  Go boating right away!

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Everyone wants to be outside sunbathing, swimming, playing on the beach / pool, or just barbequing in the backyard.  While summer means fun in the sun, make sure you are not getting too much of a good thing.  Avoid consequences of overexposure to the sun like sunburns, premature aging of the skin, wrinkling, and skin cancer, including melanoma, by practicing proper skin protection.

The hours between 10a.m. and 4p.m. daylight savings time and (9a.m. and 3p.m. standard time) are the most hazardous for ultraviolet exposure in the continental United States. The sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can damage your skin in as little as 15 minutes. The Center of Disease Control recommends that you follow these recommendations to help protect yourself and your family:

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South Florida is fortunate to have a number of farmers’ markets. Depending on the season, you can find locally grown produce.  Ask the farmer if the produce is certified organic or when it was picked?  Farmers who pick in the late afternoon ensure the most nutrient dense and tastiest produce.

The Weston Farmer's Market comes to St. Paul Lutheran Church and Preschool (580 Indian Trace) from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, May 17.

This is the last one of the season before the summer break. The event will also feature one-hour yoga sessions, with one for youths at 10:30 a.m. and another at 11:30 a.m. The market will feature organic and fresh produce, coffee, natural beauty and bath products and more.

If you would like more information on the real estate market in

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