UPDATE: This event has been canceled due to weather and will be rescheduled.
(PRESS RELEASE)_West Palm Beach, FL— Hanley Foundation, Florida’s largest provider of grant-funded prevention programs and recovery scholarships to combat addiction, will officially launch the ‘Cory Bartle Memorial Fund’ on Saturday, June 3, with a skateboard and BBQ event at Phipps Skate Park in West Palm Beach. The ‘Bartle BBQ Hang’ was conceived by the Bartle family, their close friends, and Sandy James Catering, in honor of Cory Bartle, a 34-year-old skateboarding enthusiast and rising culinary star, who lost his battle with addiction in October 2022.
(PRESS RELEASE)_DELRAY BEACH, FL – This Father’s Day, The Seagate Hotel & Spa invites dads to take a break from grill duty and enjoy mouth-watering gastronomy at The Seagate Hotel & Spa.
Tucked inside the venerable Delray Beach hotel, the Atlantic Grille and its executive chef Glenn Rogers will host a sumptuous à la carte brunch featuring favorites like Cajun fish tacos ($25), fried chicken & waffle ($24), pillowy soft blueberry and lemon ricotta pancakes with cream cheese frosting ($22) or try the “special” Steak and Eggs ($26) with juicy skirt steak hash and a perfectly fried egg. In addition to the restaurant’s à la carte dinner offerings, barbecue lovers can spoil themselves with a 24 oz. bone-in Cowboy Steak ($85) with potato purée and grilled asparagus. Finish with a decadent key lime tart and vanilla bean ice cream ($12), hazelnut dark chocolate mousse bar ($14), or a thick slice of piña colada cake and toasted coconut ice cream ($14).
(PRESS RELEASE)_Jupiter, FL — If you are having a case of the Mondays, wing over to Blackbird Modern Asian where quaffable curatives await at wallet-friendly rates. Like its locals-lauded happy hour held Tuesday through Sunday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Blackbird’s new Monday happy hour, which kicks off on June 5, will showcase half-off craft cocktails, sake, wine, and beer, but from 4 p.m. to close, or 11 p.m.
The drink menu, an elegant mash-up of old guard cocktails and bespoke tipples blended with tropical flavors and Asian-style ingredients like lemongrass, Thai basil, boba, and pho syrup, features favorites like "Cobra Kai" and newer adds, including “Confucius Say,” a sweet thirst quencher mixed with Chopin vodka, Soho lychee, Liquid Alchemist coconut syrup, pineapple juice, and lime and “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,” a spicy brew made from Ghost tequila, St. George spiced pear, pear elixir, and fresh citrus (all $8, regularly $16).
Savings also stretch to a broad selection of small and large plates with some priced under $10. Amongst the selections are vegetable spring roll with orange-black dragon sauce ($5, regularly $6); brisket bao bun with green apple, pickled Fresno chilies, Chinatown hoisin sauce ($5, regularly $6); Dan Dan noodles with minced pork and beef, pickled mustard greens, radish, Sichuan peppercorn, and chili oil ($16, regularly $18) and Bangkok Street noodles "Pad See Ew" with smoked brisket, rice noodles, chili, and crunchy garlic ($19, regularly $24).
Perhaps the best part is that guests may enjoy their happy hour anywhere in the restaurant, including the upstairs and downstairs bars, the outdoor patio, or at their table.
(PRESS RELEASE)_DELRAY BEACH, FL – MAY 24, 2023 – Le Colonial, the new French-Vietnamese restaurant located in downtown Delray Beach, will feature Bo Bu Lac, Shaking Beef, for Father’s Day on Sunday, June 18 for lunch and dinner. The dish includes caramelized filet mignon, Elawa Farm greens, Stone Creek watercress, onions, and a lime pepper vinaigrette ($45).
The featured cocktail will be the Smoked Old Fashion with Woodinville Bourbon, simple syrup, and Angostura Bitters ($18).
In addition, as of May, takeout from Le Colonial is now available on DoorDash for the first time.
(PRESS RELEASE)_(West Palm Beach, FL – May 30, 2023) The League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County (LWVPBC) today invited voters and residents to two informative Hot Topic Discussions, one in person at Mounts Botanical Garden and the other live on Zoom.
Wednesday, June 21 at Noon
Hot Topic Discussion / In-Person
Florida Legislative Wrap Up
Political insights and statewide overview from two Tallahassee insiders:
* Senator Gayle Harrell, Republican, District 31 (Northern Palm Beach County, Martin County, Southern St. Lucie County); Chair of the Appropriations Committee on Health & Human Services. Vice Chair Environment and Natural Resources Committee, etc.)
* Senator Tina Scott Polsky, Democrat, District 30 (Southeast Palm Beach County and Northeast Broward County); Vice Chair of the Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee.
Where: Mounts Botanical Garden Exhibit Hall, 559 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach 33415
Registration Fee: $25 (includes lunch)
(PRESS RELEASE)_Father's Day at Louie Bossi's and Elisabetta's will feature hand selected dry aged in house ribeye served bone in with roasted garlic and rosemary (16 ounces is $44, 24 ounces is $62). Also featured is linguine con vongole with clams and white wine ($32) and cappellini e calamari with angel hair, calamari, san marzano sauce and calabrian chili peppers ($28).
Elisabetta's and Louie Bossi's are highly acclaimed Italian restaurants. Known for homemade pastas, breads and pizzas, each restaurant's menu offers a variety of fresh pastas made in house daily, steaks dry aged in house, salumi plates, fish from a wood burning grill, and fresh desserts and pastries, all made in house daily. They are Big Time Restaurant Group restaurants.
Elisabetta’s and Louie Bossi's serve dinner seven nights a week, lunch Monday-Friday, and brunch, on Saturdays and Sundays. Elisabetta’s Ristorante and Pizzeria is located at 185 Banyan Boulevard, West Palm Beach and at 32 East Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach. For more information, visit Elisabettas.com.
Louie Bossi's Ristorante, Bar & Pizzeria is at 1032 East Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale (954-356-6699) and 100 Palmetto Park Road in Boca Raton (561-336-6699). Visit louiebossi.com for more information.
(PRESS RELEASE)_Palm Beach, FL (May 23, 2023) – Palm Beach, Florida-based Heaton Companies, developer of Ouanalao Residences & Resort, has announced the waterfront project in South Hutchinson Island has received unanimous approval from the St. Lucie County Commission to expand the community’s resort amenities and access, add a multi-purpose event lawn, and increase the number of cottage residences from 25 to 34.
Additionally, six more boat slips with water and power (now totaling 26) at the property’s River Club on the Indian River Lagoon were also approved. The River Club area will include a tiki restaurant and bar, a pool overlooking the Intracoastal, and cabanas. The new event lawn will include a splash pad, fire pit, snack bar with seating, and a stage with A/V capabilities for events such as ‘Movie Night.’
“This is a big win for both residents and visitors to South Hutchinson Island,” said Lee Heaton, Principal of Heaton Companies. “With expanded access on the riverfront, guests will now be able to enjoy Oualanlao’s resort amenities and ‘dock and dine’ at the restaurant or tiki bar.”
(PRESS RELEASE)_Boca Raton, FL – May 30, 2023) Festival of the Arts BOCA, Boca Raton Historical Society (BRHS), and The Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum (SBRHM) are reviving the popular music series SUMMER SIPS & SOUNDS with four fun concerts from June through October. They will be held in the museum’s lecture hall, located in Historic Town Hall, 71 North Federal Highway in downtown Boca Raton (33432).
Each Thursday evening concert will be tied to a particular decade and musically reflect what was happening in Boca Raton at the time. All four concerts will kick-off with a cocktail reception at 6 pm followed by the performance starting at 6:45 pm. Tickets are $40 for BRHS members, $45 for nonmembers.
(PRESS RELEASE)_West Palm Beach, FL (May 30, 2023) – The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties today announced the recipients of the organization’s competitive 2023 Community Impact Grants. The Community Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that creates partnerships with donors, nonprofits and community members to solve the region’s chronic and emerging issues. The organization has supported more than 3,400 nonprofit partners with grants over its 50-year history.
After a comprehensive selection process that began with 318 applicants, the Community Foundation’s Board of Directors voted to approve 115 grants that will be awarded to nonprofit agencies throughout Palm Beach and Martin Counties. The grants totaled $4,347,253 million, which marked a 50% increase from last year’s total, and the highest amount ever distributed through the Community Impact Grants process. The increase in funds available to nonprofit grant-seekers comes as the result of a generous gift from the Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation late last year, which essentially doubles the resources available over the next three years.
(PRESS RELEASE)_WEST PALM BEACH, FL (May 30, 2023) – Palm Beach County’s #1 non-profit invites everyone to ante up for some fun during the Life Like Jake 4th Annual “Poker 4 Prevention” Charity Tournament. Tickets are on sale now for the Texas Hold ‘Em showdown, which will be held at the Palm Beach Kennel Club on June 25, starting at 12 p.m. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. Please be sure to indicate that you are playing for Live Like Jake when you check in. Tickets are $50 per person, and covers the initial buy-in. Re-buys are available throughout the tournament, and the top 10% winners get paid. Proceeds from the event go towards childhood drowning prevention.
“Live Like Jake is happy to once more return to the Palm Beach Kennel Club where we have a great time together while reminding everyone not to gamble with our children’s lives,” says Keri Morrison, organization founder and mother to Jake, who was lost in a tragic drowning incident. “This event helps us raise funds to support drowning prevention and to create awareness of the importance of safety measures that should be in place in and around water.”
Food and drink are available at the Palm Beach Kennel Club’s Paddock Restaurant and snack bar. Space is limited and tickets may be purchased by visiting livelikejake.com/events. The Live Like Jake 4th Annual “Poker 4 Prevention” Charity Tournament takes place Sunday, June 25 at 12 p.m. at the Palm Beach Kennel Club’s 2nd floor Poker Room. The Kennel Club is located at 1111 N Congress Ave in West Palm Beach.
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