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Flavor Palm Beach Begins

September 2, 2012

PALM BEACH – The fifth-annual month-long dining event held each September is breathing new life into its program, starting with a newly formed partnership with Share Our Strength, one of the nation’s leading not-for-profit organizations. Flavor Palm Beach has also launched a head turning photo campaign featuring local familiar faces, and changed the format of the kick off events.

Flavor is proud to announce its new partnership with Share Our Strength, a national nonprofit that is ending childhood hunger in America. The organization’s highest priority is to make sure that every child in America gets the nutritious food he or she needs to learn, grow, and thrive, – Flavor Palm Beach is helping reach that goal. As an activist for the organization, Flavor will be donating all event proceeds to SOS.

To help continue to entice residents to dine out all month while offering restaurants a creative platform to present their food, Flavor Palm Beach introduces a new program with local kick off parties replacing the one central event of years past. The premiere event on August 29, which will serve as Flavor’s kickoff event and the launch of the new program, will be relocated from Downtown Waterfront to local restaurant Top of the Point also in downtown. Flavor will host weekly Meet the Chef events every Wednesday in September, each time highlighting a different restaurant in the county starting with Sept 5th at III Forks and Cantina Laredo at Midtown in Palm Beach Gardens, Sept 12th at the Historic Sundy House in Boca Raton, and a finale at PB Catch on Sept 26th, tickets and more information are available on the company’s website. The evenings will include small bites, an evening signature beverage, silent auction and more.

The photo campaign features familiar local faces telling the story of why they love Flavor Palm Beach. LILA Photo shot the campaign which features James Beard award nominated chefs Clay Conley and Zach Bell, world famous collage artist Bruce Helander, award winning food journalist Jan Norris, some adorable babies with a tongue in cheek reason and many more. The campaign has already worked with over 1500 new fans on the Facebook page.

Flavor Palm Beach invites foodies to take advantage of extraordinarily priced three-course lunches and dinners from Palm Beach County’s best restaurants. The three-course lunch is priced at $20 and the three-course dinner is $30/$35per person. September is your chance to discover new restaurants and enjoy all your favorites at a discounted price! Almost 50 restaurants include Café Boulud, Renato’s, III Forks Steakhouse, Capital Grille, PB Catch, Pistache French Bistro, Ruth’s Chris, Talay Thai, Café Chardonnay, Flagler Steakhouse, 3800 Ocean, Charley’s Crab, The Sundy House, Vic and Angelos, Sundy House, Imoto, The Office, Top of the Point, The Italian Restaurant at The Beakers, Rosso Italia, Patio Delray, The Restaurant at the Four Seasons, The Leopard Lounge at the Chesterfield Hotel. City Oyster, Josef’s Table, Red the Steakhouse, and many more. For a complete list, menus and reservations visit FlavorPB.com

For more information on Flavor Palm Beach, visit www.flavorpb.com. Learn more about Share Our Strength at www.strength.org.
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Flavor Palm Beach
4521 PGA Blvd
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33418

Children’s Trust Event For Kids Sept. 15

September 1, 2012

MIAMI — The Children’s Trust invites South Florida families to enjoy the 6th Annual FREE Family Expo from 10 AM to 6 PM on Sat., September 15th, 2012, at the Miami- Dade County Fair & Exposition, located at 10901 Coral Way (SW 24th Street) in Miami. Read more

Bass Museum Hosts Jazz Series With Brian Murphy, Fernando Ulibarri Quartet

June 27, 2012

MIAMI BEACH – The Bass Museum of Art resumed its celebrated HOT NIGHTS COOL JAZZ concert series through Friday, July 27 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The four-week summer series will run every other Friday evening andwill feature some of the best contemporary Jazz artists in South Florida. Read more

Florida Watercolors Set for November 2011 Opening

October 18, 2011

Audubon's Florida CormorontDAYTONA BEACH – The most comprehensive and prestigious collection of Florida Watercolors will open this November at the Museum of Arts & Sciences (MOAS) as part of Reflections II – Watercolors of Florida 1835-2000, from the Collection of Cici and Hyatt Brown.

Featured artists include John James Audubon, Winslow Homer, Doris Lee, Reginald Marsh, Thomas Moran, Jane Peterson, Ogden Minton Pleissner, Anthony Thieme, Laura Woodward, and Andrew Wyeth.

The exhibit opens to the public on November 13 and will run through March, 2012. Read more

Ladies’ Fishing Series Set for Islamorada

October 18, 2011

Women are invited to explore the finest of fishing at the next “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” seminar, Nov. 11-13 at the Holiday Isle Resort and Marina in Islamorada.

“Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” is a national organization dedicated to attracting more women to sport fishing and to promoting conservation and responsible angling. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is co-hosting the event through the Sport Fish Restoration Program.

During the three-day, hands-on event, FWC educators will demonstrate ethical angler habits such as safe hook removal, release techniques and more. Local fishing guides will provide instruction on fishing techniques and methods.

“Our Islamorada seminar provides women with a unique experiential vacation getaway where they can learn, network and enjoy the fabulous Florida Keys and all of its remarkable fishing,” said Betty Bauman, founder of the series.

On the final day of the seminar, women may embark on an optional fishing trip.

See www.ladiesletsgofishing.com, call 954-475-9068,

Pan Am-ers Visit Thriving Piece of Pan Am Brand

September 23, 2011

Pan Am Flight School in MiamiMIAMI – Pan Am International Flight Academy is a scheduled stop for the much anticipated “Worldwide Family Reunion” of former Pan Am Employees being held October 20 – 23, 2011 in Miami, Florida.

Former employees, friends and family of Pan Am International Flight Academy’s founding airline, Pan American Airways, affectionately known as Pan Am, together with aviation aficionados from all over the globe and every division of the company, are expected to attend the reunion being held in the Dinner Key/Coconut Grove area of Miami. Read more

Gag Grouper Reopens Sept. 16

September 16, 2011

The 2011 recreational harvest of gag grouper in all Gulf of Mexico waters off Florida, except Monroe County, reopens Sept.16 for two months. This season will allow anglers in both federal and state Gulf waters an opportunity to harvest gag grouper. The gag grouper season has been closed in state waters since June 1 and in federal waters since Jan. 1.

During the open season, from Sept.16 through Nov.15, recreational anglers may keep two gag grouper within the four-grouper aggregate daily limit in all Gulf waters off Florida except Monroe County state waters. The minimum size limit for gag grouper in these waters is 22 inches total length.

These harvest dates for gag grouper apply in 2011 only. More information on grouper management is available online at MyFWC.com/Fishing; click on “Saltwater” and “Regulations” then “Groupers.”

Florida Folk Festival Memorial Day Weekend 2011

May 25, 2011

WHITE SPRINGS – The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Florida Park Service will host the 59th Annual Florida Folk Festival at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park Memorial Day weekend, Friday, May 27, 2011 through Sunday, May 29, 2011. The Florida Folk Festival is the state’s premier heritage event, celebrating Florida’s land, people and diverse culture. Festivities will begin Friday at 6:30 p.m. on the banks of the Suwannee River featuring a performance by Grammy Award-winning country artist Billy Dean. Read more

MangoMania in Pine Island Set for July 30, 31

May 22, 2011

CAPE CORAL – The mango is the star attraction for two days each summer on Pine Island. Go wild for fruit as
you sample locally-grown delicacies at this annual affair, an unusual celebration of all the tropical fruit grown on the island, which also includes lychee, carambola, longan, papaya, and “chocolate pudding fruit.”

Fruit, exotic fruit trees, and fruit-related products are available for purchase. The festival also offers live music, kids’ activities and rides.  10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.  Admission:  $6 for adults; free for ages 9 and younger. July 30-31, 2011 at the German-American Social Club, 2101 Pine Island Road. Call 239-283-4842 or see www.mangomaniafl.com

Winter Party – Young Artists Studio Concert

February 24, 2011

MIAMI BEACH – Surround yourself with art and beauty Mar. 3 at 7 p.m. as you listen to selections from the upcoming productions of Don Giovanni and Cyrano as sung by members of Florida Grand Opera’s Young Artist Studio. A wine and cheese reception follows immediately in the lobby sponsored by SAVE Dade.

This event is FREE and open to the public, sponsored by The Miami Foundation. The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139

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