The Barefoot Mailman

The Barefoot Mailman

In the mid-19th century, the sixty-eight mile stretch of coastline between present-day Palm Beach and Miami had remained largely untouched since Ponce de Leon sailed past in 1513. Local Native American tribes such as the Jeaga and Tekesta had disappeared in the early 1700s, but it was still wild country …

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West Palm Beach Summer Activities

West Palm Beach Summer Activities!

Summer is here and there are a multitude of West Palm Beach Summer activities to enjoy! Don’t forget that West Palm Beach is now a year-round resort destination. Here you will find Drift Fishing, Parasailing, Charter Fishing, River Tours, Food Tours, Snorkeling, SCUBA, Sunset Catamaran Cruises and much more to …

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Kennedy Bunker - Peanut Island

JFK’s Doomsday Bunker on Peanut Island

On October 27, 1962, during the Cuban Missile Crisis, the aircraft carrier USS Randolph and eleven destroyers detected the Soviet diesel-electric submarine B-59 in the Windward Passage between the southern-most tip of Cuba and Haiti. They began depth charging, totally unaware that the Soviet submarine was carrying a nuclear torpedo …

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The Providencia - West Palm Beach History

The Providencia – The Ship That Named Palm Beach and West Palm Beach

On January 9, 1878, the 175-ton, square-rigged, Spanish brigantine The Providencia, bound from Trinidad to Havana to Cadiz, Spain with a cargo of logs, Cuban rum & cigars, animal hides, beans, garlic and Trinidadian coconuts, ran aground on what was then known as the Lake Worth Country (named for Major …

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The Ashley Gang by David J Castello

The Ashley Gang – West Palm Beach History

How terrifying were the Ashley Gang? Between 1915 and 1924, they robbed over forty banks. One Florida official said they were the greatest threat to the state since the Seminole Indian Wars. Their appetite for revenge was insatiable. No matter how long it took, once you crossed them they would …

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West Palm Beach GreenMarket Reopens

West Palm Beach Greenmarket Reopens

Fresh from being voted the Best Farmers Market in the United States for the third year in a row by USA Today, the West Palm Beach GreenMarket has reopened for the 2024 season. The West Palm Beach GreenMarket is free and located on the Great Lawn where Clematis Street intersects …

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West Palm Beach Spring Training Tickets for the Houston Astros, St. Louis Cardinals, Miami Marlins & Washington Nationals!

West Palm Beach Spring Training Tickets for Astros, Cardinals, Marlins & Nationals!

West Palm Beach Spring Training for the Houston Astros, St. Louis Cardinals, Miami Marlins and the Washington Nationals will be held from February 24 until March 24, 2024 at Cacti Park of The Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach. The Houston Astros were the 2017 and 2022 World Series champions. …

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Clematis by Night, West Palm Beach, South Florida

Clematis By Night returns to West Palm Beach

Hosted by the city of West Palm Beach, the enormously popular Clematis By Night returns to the Waterfront Commons  every Thursday from 6pm – 9p. Featuring premium entertainment, a food vendor and more, Clematis By Night is FREE to the public The Waterfront Commons in located at 100 N. Clematis …

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West Palm Beach, South Florida Restaurants on the Water

West Palm Beach Restaurants on the Water

The typography of Palm Beach County has a vast amount of lakes, canals and limitless ocean. We have visitors asking where they can find restaurants on the water to enjoy a meal and drinks with friends and beautiful views. Here are some of our suggestions:

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