October 2016

There are 7 blog entries for October 2016.


Three stunning buildings make up Water Glades, located on northern point of Singer Island, Florida.

Water Glades, a condominium community, is situated on 12 acres at the northern point of the island. The buildings of Water Glades rest beside MacArthur Beach State Park where one could rent kayaks, be involved in the museum and go bird watching. With over 1025 feet of beachfront and is contiguous with the park next door, residents tend to get a feel like having their own park and another mile of sandy beachfront!

Due to the appealing look from the inside and out, the architect won several awards with the key state of mind of angling the buildings, so that the corner units have exceptional views of eastern sunrises and western sunsets over the

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Artigras, voted Best Art Fair in 2015 by artfaircalendar.com, is once again returning to downtown Abaoca in Jupiter in 2017.

The festival takes over Downtown Abacoa February 18-20 on Central Boulevard between Main Street Circle and Fredrick Small circle & University Boulevard. The festical will feature a fine arts area, artist demonstration stage, ArtiKids area, youth art competition gallery, tiny treasures children's art boutique, concessions court, and an entertainment stage.

Over 300 fine artists will have their work on display with many pieces being available for sale during the festival. All art on display will fit into one of the following 13 categories: Ceramics, Fiber (wearable and non-wearable), Digital Art, Drawing & Printmaking,

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Downtown at the Gardens has something for the whole family, all in one location. From dining, to shopping, to entertainment and nightlife, there is always plenty going on and plenty to do at Downtown at the Gardens.

Located just west of the Gardens Mall in Palm Beach Gardens, Downtown at the Gardens has a wide variety of dining options, including Yardhouse, Cheesecake Factory, Toojays, Grimaldi's Coak Brick-Oven Pizza, and Texas de Brazil. What better way to work up an appetite then to visit one of the many stores that Downtown at the Gardens has, including West Elm, Urban Outfitters, Swoozies, Contemporary Living, and Golfsmith. Also located at Downtown at the Gardens is Hot Yoga Downtown, iSpas, New Radiance MedSpa, Sam Jon's Salon, and Cool

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The South Florida Fairgrounds, located in western West Palm Beach, is one of the premier entertainment destinations in all of south Florida. Headlined by its biggest event of the year, the South Florida Fair, the South Florida Fairgrounds has something for people of all ages. The property consists of the fair grounds, Yesteryear Village, the Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre, Expo Center, and Kubota Agriplex.

The fair grounds themselves host a variety of events throughout the year, headlined by the South Florida Fair in January and Firght Nights in October. The South Florida Fair is one of the biggest fairs in the state, consisting of rides for all ages, expo booths, concerts, livestock, and of course, delicious fair food and drinks. Fright Nights is has been

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Roger Dean Stadium, located in Abacoa, plays many roles throughout the baseball season.

During the months of February and March, it plays home to the St Louis Cardinals and Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball. Both orgainzations have call Jupiter and Rodger Dean Stadium their home for Spring Training. The Cardinals have called Rodger Dean Stadium home since the stadium opened in 1998, while the Marlins have been playing there since 2003.

After the two major league clubs pack up at the end of March and head to their respective cities for the MLB season, both franchise's Single A minor league affiliates take over the stadium. From April through September, the stadium plays host to the Palm Beach Cardinals and the Jupiter Hammerheads of the Florida

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2016 was already expected to be a record-breaking year for sea turtle nesting, and thanks to Hurricane Matthew largely missing South Florida, experts at the Marine Life Center say that should still be the case.

While about 800 sea turtle nests were lost along northern Palm Beach County due to Hurricane Matthew, that number is relatively low when you compare it to the record breaking number of nests that have been layed already this year. Before Matthew hit, about 1250 of the over 15,000 nests had not hatched. 63% of those were lost to the storm, with about 450 still incubating.

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission regulations prevent anyone from moving nests, even when the potential for a natural disaster occurs, because the eggs are

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VistaBlue, the 19-story, 58-unity boutique oceanfront project at 3730 N Ocean Dr on Singer Island, is getting closer to completion and is now expected to open in January of 2018. The project, which began back in August of 2015 and is now at the 14th floor, will be the first new luxury condominuim to open on Singer Island since the Ritz-Carlton Residences Singer Island opened in 2008.

Units are priced from $1.4 million to close to $8 million for penthouses with sizes ranging from 2,784 square feet to 3,645 square feet. Two penthouse units will be 6,242 square feet and 6,423 square feet respectively. Prices per square foot start at nearly $600 per square foot to more than $1,200 per square foot, depending on view, floor, and floor plan, with most priced

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