Return of the Annual Tax Free Weekend

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If the joys of summer had your kids forgetting about school, the return of the annual tax free weekend will help them to remember that it starts on Wednesday, August 15th. As a parent, you know how hectic mornings are about to become once again. For those of you commuting,get set for the annual early school days tie-ups and  delays as we  all adjust …

Dog Days of Summer are Here

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Summer is once again off to a fast start: it officially began on June 21st. Though in some parts of our country, the southwest in particular with its record heat temperatures, residents probably feeling like summer started over a month ago. And then there are other parts of the country that have less than 100 days of summer before the cold dread of winter takes over. …

Walk on the Wild Side at the Palm Beach Zoo

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Whether you’re getting younger or older, it’s time to take a walk on the wild side at the Palm Beach Zoo. Okay, it’s almost summer and it’s 110 degrees in the shade. But it’s well worth the excursion and it’s very comfortable, as well as exciting, to walk around when you arrive. The Palm Beach Zoo is only about 20 minutes by car from Boca …

Free Concerts and Movies at Mizner Park Amphitheater in Boca Raton

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Now that the summer is almost officially here, it’s time to put some of the free concerts and movies at Mizner Park Amphitheater in Boca Raton on your schedule. The City’s “Music and Movies Under the Stars” series will run from June 3rd though August 19th. Best of all, this particular series is FREE! It starts today The first FREE concert is tonight, Friday, June …

Wakodahatchee and Green Cay Wetlands

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Have you driven by the entrance to the Wakodahatchee Wetlands in west Delray Beach and wondered what was there? I did also, so I finally made time to stop by and see what it’s all about.  Hidden away among the perfectly manicured landscaped subdivisions, on Jog Road between Woolbright Road and Atlantic Avenue is a Palm Beach County hidden gem. It’s the …

SunFest

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For the 34th year, the city of West Palm Beach will be hosting a 5 day music extravaganza on the Intracoastal Waterway.  SunFest provides a unique blend of music, food and activities that will keep all of the family entertained. Transportation options are also unique to this venue.  Not only are you welcomed to take your car and travel by …

Morikami Museum Hatsume Fair

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The Morikami Museum in Delray Beach is hosting its 37th Celebration of Spring this coming weekend on Saturday, April 16th and Sunday, April 17th from 11:00AM to 6:00PM. The Hatsume Fair is an annual event that celebrates the return of spring with a variety of Japanese exhibitions and vendors. Visitors will often sport their favorite anime inspired costumes. This is a …

The Delray Affair

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Have you been to the largest arts and crafts festival in the Southeast? Well, you probably should, it is literally in your backyard! The 54th annual Delray Affair is happening this coming weekend from April 8th through the 10th in downtown Delray Beach. The event which hosts a variety of local and international artists has become well known due to its eclectic blend …

Get to Know the Kravis Center

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If you have lived in or visited South Florida for more than 3 days, you probably have come across an advertisement for the Kravis Center. Have you ever wondered what the Raymond F. Kravis Center, also known as The Kravis Center for short, is or how it came about? I did and thought I would share some of its interesting history. …

10th Annual Festival of the Arts BOCA

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The 10th Annual Festival of the Arts BOCA is taking place beginning Friday, March 4th through Wednesday, March 16th at the Mizner Park Amphitheater in Boca Raton, Florida. It is being presented by The Schmidt Family Centre for the Arts, a non-profit organization. ABOUT THE FESTIVAL The Festival of the Arts BOCA was established in 2007 with the intention of …