You've heard of Fake News. Which ones are the Fake Birds? Give up? It's those two pink ones on the ends. The tall whiote bird is real. Just hanging with his home boys by the IntraCoastal. Photo by Pam Barker.
(NORTH PALM BEACH NEWS)_Red Tide Update: Beach closures continue, public fish kill hotline established 800-636-0511, Phil Foster, Peanut Island and Ocean Ridge Hammock Parks remain open. Full details: http://ow.ly/UkN730m5zgl Here is what the state is doing: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/FLDEP/bulletins/211d41c
(NORTH PALM BEACH NEWS)_Reminder: Our popular Touch-A-Truck and Fire Safety event is this Saturday, October 6 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Anchorage Park. Check out a variety of trucks used to keep life in the Village moving steady and strong. See a fire sprinkler demonstration and enjoy lots of family fun! bit.ly/2MTkG9x
(PRESS RELEASE)_PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., October 2, 2018 – This Thanksgiving weekend, Panama City Beach is giving families the chance to create new holiday memories for its fourth annual Beach Home for the Holidays. Free for all ages, Beach Home for the Holidays is hosted by Visit Panama City Beach at Aaron Bessant Park, offering holiday fun for the entire family with carol-themed concerts, s’mores, an appearance by Santa, live entertainment, fireworks, food trucks, shopping and more. Affordable lodging rates for this special event are also available in a variety of categories ranging from condos to beach houses, making Panama City Beach an ideal destination for families to start new traditions this November 23-25.
“We can’t wait to welcome families to Panama City Beach this Thanksgiving weekend for our fourth annual Beach Home for the Holidays,” shares President and CEO of Visit Panama City Beach Dan Rowe. “We look forward to providing families, whether it’s for their first or fourth time, with all the holiday amenities, decorations and entertainment they could desire for a magical vacation this season.”
Santa and Mrs. Claus will be onsite to meet all the good little boys and girls, along with a Christmas tree lighting, fireworks and live Country Christmas music from John Berry and Lorrie Morgan with the POPS Orchestra. Families can also pay a visit to Panama City Beach’s Décor by the Shore Trail, the area’s vast network of shops and stores specializing in coastal-themed décor, antiques and gifts, to fulfill all their holiday shopping needs.
For more information on Panama City Beach and Beach Home for the Holidays, please visit www.visitpanamacitybeach.com.
(PRESS RELEASE)_(West Palm Beach, FL – October 1, 2018) The Public Ticket Sale Day for the 2018-2019 season of the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts will be Saturday, October 6, at 10 am.
Entertainment fans are encouraged to go online to the Kravis Center’s official website at kravis.org to purchase tickets to dozens of different shows, concerts and special events, including three upcoming Kravis On Broadway hits: ROCK OF AGES; HELLO, DOLLY! starring Betty Buckley; and ON YOUR FEET!
Other major headliners for which people can purchase tickets on October 6 are Benji Brown, Alan Cumming, David Foster, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s THE SOUND OF MUSIC, KINKY BOOTS, Jay Leno, Pilobolus, Johnny Mathis, The Four Tops & The Temptations, Michael Bolton, Paul Anka, Chris Botti, Black Violin, Patti LaBelle, a variety of family friendly holiday shows, and more.
In addition, there is still time for fans to purchase subscriptions to such popular series as Kravis On Broadway, Regional Ars Classical Concert Series, the Young Artists Series, the Adults at Leisure Series, as well as Michael Feinstein Conducts The Kravis Center Pops Orchestra.
Ticket buyers actually have three ways to purchase tickets on Saturday, October 6: online 24/7 through the Kravis Center’s official website at kravis.org; by phone at 561-832-7469 or 800-572-8471; or in person at the Box Office (open 10 am to 5 pm), located at 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach.
Note: The Kravis Center offers priority seating to donors according to their level of giving. For more information about becoming a donor, call 561-651-4320 or visit kravis.org/membership.
(PRESS RELEASE)_NORTH PALM BEACH, Fla. – Mark your calendars! Doris Italian Market & Bakery presents the wine buying event of the fall season on Saturday, October 13 from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Doris Italian Market & Bakery in the Shoppes at City Centre, 11239 U.S. Highway 1, North Palm Beach.
Open to the public, the Wine Night offers guests the opportunity to sample more than 100 wines from around the world and enjoy a buffet of authentic Italian cuisine and artisan cheeses. Tickets are $24.95. Special pricing on wines is offered throughout the evening.
Tickets to the Wine Night can be purchased in advance at the North Palm Beach location or online at dorismarket.com. For more information email email@example.com or call 954-572-5269.
UPDATE: Please note tickets for Select Service are sold out.
(BRIGHTLINE)_The Tasting Train by Brightline returns for its second journey on October 5th. Celebrate the romance of train travel and the art of winemaking aboard The Tasting Train by Brightline. The immersive journey, a wine connoisseur’s dream, begins in West Palm Beach on board Brightline’s 7:00 pm train, with Antorini’s Guado al Tasso wine sampling en route to Fort Lauderdale and then on to Miami.
The exclusive experience continues at the Brightline Miami Central Station’s Select Lounge, set against incredible views of Biscayne Bay and the Downtown Miami skyline. The stylish reception will feature live music, multiple tasting stations serving Antinori’s finest wines from Tuscany and carefully selected cuisine options that perfectly pair with the wines being sampled.
When the party winds down, a dedicated train awaits, whisking guests home to Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach in comfort and style.
Antinori is one of the world’s oldest family owned companies and has been in business for over 600 years. Their wines are recognized by critics, the trade and collectors as being among the most sought after classic italian wines. The Tasting Train offers the chance to experience one of the world’s great wine-producing estates at an incredible value.
SMART Tickets: $150:
Includes wine tasting in train and Select Lounge Miami Central Event.
SELECT Coach Experience, $200:
In addition to the above guests can upgrade to the SELECT Coach for an elevated tasting journey that will feature exclusive vintages including:
The 2015 Tignanello, known as the original Super Tuscan this vintage is an Estate Grown blend of Sangiovese with Cabernet Sauvignon & Cabernet Franc from the Antinori family’s 140 acre Tignanello estate in the heart of Chianti Classico.
The 2014 Solaia, which is produced at a single vineyard from within the Tignanello Estate and is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon with Sangiovese & Cabernet Franc. The 2014 Solaia is as rare and historic a blend as the vineyard’s 1997 vintage, which was the first Tuscan wine to earn the #1 Wine in the Wine Spectator Top 100.
The Tasting Train:
Departs West Palm Beach: 7:00 pm
Departs Fort Lauderdale: 7:39 pm
Arrives Miami: 8:14 pm
Departs Miami: 9:43 pm
Arrives Fort Lauderdale: 10:11 pm
Arrives West Palm Beach: 10:57 pm
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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