(PRESS RELEASE)_BOCA RATON, FL June 30, 2022 – Corvina Seafood Grill will offer brunch each Sunday, complete with bottomless Mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar, starting Sunday, July 10. Hours for the weekly Sunday brunch are 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The brunch menu includes Tito’s Bloody Mary’s Oyster “Shooters” with Old Bay Spiced Rum ($10). Dishes on the menu include pain perdue, New Orleans style French toast made with Cuban bread, bananas foster sauce and toasted pecans ($13); seafood crepe gratin with shrimp and crab and a royal glacage ($16); Shrimp and Grits with Key West pinks, creamy cheese grits, Tasso ham and sherry creole sauce ($16); smoked trout and tomato hash with sunny side up eggs ($19); and eggs Chesapeake with crab cakes, poached eggs and Old Bay hollandaise ($23).
Also on the menu are Greek yogurt and house-made granola parfait with a seasonal fruit compote ($9); huevos rancheros with black beans, crisp corn tortilla over medium eggs with avocado, salsa, Latin crema and XXX sauce ($19); shakshouka with eggs, tomatoes, peppers, feta cheese and grilled local sourdough ($18); Eggs Bar Harbor with butter poached lobster ($28); classic eggs benedict with thick cut Canadian bacon ($19) and “Your Omelet” with a choice of four of the following: goat cheese, cheddar and jack, feta cheese, spinach, portabella mushrooms, sundried tomato, roasted sweet peppers or caramelized onions ($21).
The dinner menu, which includes sushi, ceviche, a variety of fish, lobster, oysters and shrimp, as well as chicken and steak, will also be available.
A Bloody Mary bar will be available for $12-$18, depending on the choice of liquor. Guests can order their choice of vodka and there will be a station that guests can choose from with Clamato, tomato juice, Corvina Bloody Mary Mix, Crystal Hot Sauce, Siracha, olives, limes, lemons, celery, pickled carrots, banana peppers, pickled jalapeno, pickled okra, pickled green beans, gherkins, horseradish and Old Bay Seasoning. A special brunch cocktail menu and full bar are also available, along with bottomless mimosas ($21).
Corvina Seafood Grill is located at 110 Plaza Real South, Boca Raton. For more information, visit CorvinaBocaRaton.com, or @CorvinaBocaRaton on Facebook and Instagram.
(PRESS RELEASE)_Today, Stranger Things star Noah Schnapp launched a delicious partnership with Gopuff, the go-to platform for immediate delivery of everyday needs, to give people in Miami instant access to limited-edition milkshakes featuring tbh, Noah’s better-for-you hazelnut spread. Some might say these milkshakes bring all the demogorgons to the yard…because they’re definitely an 11 out of 10. ;)
This marks the first time tbh will be available as a freshly-made product, for instant delivery; and the first milkshake collaboration for Gopuff. Just in time for summer, consumers can sip on three exclusive milkshakes today through July 17, just in time for a Not so Strange watch party…
Available nationwide at Gopuff Kitchen (Gopuff’s freshly-prepared food offering), the shakes retail for $6.99 and can be purchased here in Miami. With their milkshakes, fans can also order other freshly prepared items from Gopuff Kitchen, and everyday essentials, like snacks (like Eggos!), beverages, home basics, personal care items and more, including tbh Hazelnut Cocoa Spread.
Mounts Garden Hosting Summer Camp
(PRESS RELEASE)_(West Palm Beach, FL – June 27, 2022) Friends of the Mounts Botanical Garden will be hosting two week-long programs next month for nature curious youngsters ages 7 to 11. Garden Explorers Summer Camp offers science-based fun and nature experiences, Monday through Friday, 9 am to 3 pm, July 11-15 and July 25-29.
As part of the Season of Awe, Wonder and Reconnection at Mounts, each camp session will be limited to 20 participants and will offer both inside and outside activities, including:
· Become a junior wetlands water quality specialist by learning how to catch and identify macroinvertebrates in Mounts’ beautiful Lake Orth.
· Become a budding soil scientist by getting a close-up, dirty-hands look at the properties of mud.
· Become a blooming horticulturist by discovering the wicked, dangerous, sticky, deceptive and downright incredible adaptations plants have developed to help them survive.
· Become a botanist-to-be by attending a dissection lab for an inside look at the fascinating structures of seeds and flowers.
· Become an aspiring agriculturalist by touring the edible gardens at Mounts and learn how to grow and nurture tasty fruits and vegetables.
The cost to attend each week-long session is $250 for Mounts members, $290 for nonmembers. (Note: an extra $50 per camper will cover extended care, 8 to 9 am, and 3 to 4 pm.)
For each session of the Garden Explorers Summer Camp, young participants should bring a refillable water bottle, a healthy lunch, a hat, sunscreen, and bug repellant.
For each camper, Mounts will provide materials for all activities, snacks, and water for refilling bottles.
To register for the Garden Explorers Summer Camp at Mounts this July, please visit https://www.mounts.org/events/2022-07/
(PRESS RELEASE)_Orlando, FL (June 24, 2022) – Attorney Gary S. Lesser, Managing Partner of West Palm Beach-based Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith, PLLC, was sworn in today as the 74th President of The Florida Bar. More than 500 Bar members attended the ceremony, which took place this morning at the Bar’s Annual Convention at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek & Waldorf Astoria.
Lesser is a longtime leader of the Florida Bar, having served for more than a decade on its Board of Governors. He served as Chair of the Bar’s Legislation Committee for three years; has served on the Executive Committee for four years; has served as the Chair of Strategic Planning and was Chair of the Professional Ethics Committee.
“It is an extraordinary privilege to work on behalf of Florida’s lawyers, the Court System and the public we serve,” Lesser said “My top priority is to support and protect the independent judiciary and legal profession. We are making a big push to increase great access to legal services, which is a national issue, and launching a statewide mentoring program for younger lawyers, which will be very beneficial for their career paths. These initiatives are already underway and will give newer lawyers practical results to help Florida’s citizens have professional legal counsel for important issues in their lives.”
(PRESS RELEASE)_West Palm Beach, FL – Ladies and gentlemen, start your appetites. On National Fried Chicken Day, Wednesday, July 6, celebrate your gastronomic right to pollo perfection.
Follow the power lunch crowd over to the buzzy scratch kitchen, City Cellar in The Square, and tuck into executive chef Farrin Kolpan's epic, crispy chicken sandwich ($17.50), paired with pickles, gem lettuce, honey mustard sauce, and hand-cut French fries.
Feeling quaffy? During Wine Down Wednesday, pair your meal with a selection from City Cellar’s award-winning wine cellar and enjoy half-off any bottle under $99.
City Cellar is located at 700 S. Rosemary Ave., Second Floor, West Palm Beach. For more information, call (561) 366-0071 or visit citycellarwpb.com.
(PRESS RELEASE)_FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA – Norse Atlantic Airways celebrated the first commercial departure flight from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Oslo (OSL) on June 20th, marking the return of transatlantic service to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. This exciting milestone follows the airline’s inaugural flights between Oslo and JFK New York on June 14th. The airline flies three times a week from Fort Lauderdale to Oslo, with one-way fares starting from $149. Future destinations under consideration by Norse for FLL include London, Paris and Berlin.
“Norse Atlantic Airways has now entered a new chapter, we are delivering on our promise to offer affordable value and a quality traveling experience to all. Our first Norse Atlantic Airways flight from Fort Lauderdale to Oslo is the culmination of months of preparation and hard work by dedicated colleagues across all departments. This marks a proud moment for us all at Norse as we now look ahead to ramping up our network for the benefit of customers, businesses, and local economies” said Bjorn Tore Larsen, CEO of Norse Atlantic Airways.
The full flight from Fort Lauderdale to Oslo was operated by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
(PRESS RELEASE)_GREATER FORT LAUDERDALE (MAY 26, 2022) – Visit Lauderdale’s annual summer savings program LauderDeals is back with deals and discounts on hotels and attractions. Most of the hotel and attraction deals run from June 1 to September 30 with some extending through the end of the year. Increased demand for hotel and vacation rentals this year as well as inflation means that prices are higher, so those deals are even more desirable this summer.
A range of hotel and attraction deals are posted now at VisitLauderdale.com/deals offering a wide range of ways to save. Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach hopes to lure both locals and visitors from outside Greater Fort Lauderdale with its Ultimate Beach Staycation that includes a waived resort charge, 50 percent off valet parking and a late checkout. Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa’s Family Package includes daily breakfast buffets for two adults and two children plus turndown service and freshly baked cookies on arrival. If you’re looking for a wellness retreat, W Fort Lauderdale is waiving its resort fee in its Escape to The W Fort Lauderdale Package, meaning that fitness options like the beach boot camp, sunrise beach yoga, and beach bike rentals are included in your nightly rate, along with one free in-room movie to enjoy while you recuperate.
Josie's Debuts New Summer Specials
(PRESS RELEASE)_Boynton Beach, FL – Beat the summer sizzles with a culinary escape to Josie’s Ristorante in Boynton Beach. Executive chef Sebastiano Setticasi has unveiled a new summer dining special along with a trove of weekly scratch specials and convivial drink deals to keep summertime extra delicious.
Served with spaghetti, garden salad, and garlic rolls.
Available for dine-in and take-out.
Sunday–Friday, 2–6 p.m. and 9 p.m. to close
Saturday, 4–6 p.m. and 9 p.m. to close
Snag a coveted seat at the bar and tuck into pillowy soft Beggars Purse pasta, crispy Shrimp Bada Bing, Fried Chicken with Polynesian sauce, along with decadent, gourmet pizzas like the Sebastiano, smothered in roasted garlic, sautéed 'shrooms, and fresh spinach.
Feeling toasty? Tip back with $4 drafts, $3.50 domestic bottles, $6 wine pours, $9.50 craft cocktails,
$6 wells, and $7 spirits (on the rocks, $10).
Summer Dining Specials
(PRESS RELEASE)_Summer specials at Elisabetta's and Louie Bossi's include:
--Martini Monday: 50 percent of all martinis, $3.95 meatball sliders
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.
Carbonell Awards Seek Judges
(PRESS RELEASE)_(South Florida – June 21, 2022) Jeff Kiltie, president of the Carbonell Awards, South Florida’s most highly coveted recognition of theatrical and performance excellence, today announced the nonprofit organization is seeking additional judges for the coming theater season.
Exploring what to see and do in North Palm Beach and the South Florida area. Your hosts are Pam and Gerry Barker.
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