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You're in the right place! It's YOUR "ENTERTAINMENT BIBLE"!

The premier website for the 45+ years age group-  AND IT'S FREE!


This website lists at least 25 different things to do EVERY DAY and into the coming weeks.  We list (and organize) social and professional events: Business Networking, Galas, Dancing, Festivals, Wine-Tasting and Wine-Pairing Dinners,  Fundraisers, Grand Openings, Movie and Theater events, Performing Arts, Cooking Classes and more!

The website is FREE for everyone -just log on anytime, 24-7! The site is updated weekly and 'e-blasted' to thousands of local people every Monday morning for the new week.  Keep up on places to go, things to do, and people to meet!  We now track 15,000 visitors to the site, another 1,000 mobile users and another 500 on Facebook. So join us~ Just type in: www.SteppingOutFlorida.com    Come and enjoy knowing places to go…

Enjoy 'stepping out' on the town! 

(P.S. THIS WEBSITE IS ON FIRE!   15,000 Visitors in 30 days)

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Monday- Tango, Ambrosia at Jazziz

Tuesday–  Cachet Band, Fine Art Fair, Freddy Cole

Wednesday   Ballroom & Latin Night, Casablanca

Thursday-    Jimmy Cavallo, Big Band, The play "The Last Schwartz" opens

Friday-    Joey Dale & The Gigolos, Delray Beach Garlic Fest

Saturday-  Neil Zirconia, Bark After Dark, a capella, Jazz, Relay for Life

Sunday-  Salsa Night: "Salsa For the Cure"

February 9- 'SALSA for the Cure" – A Concert For a Cause

Leukemia-top_leukemia_logoSTEPPING OUT FLORIDA is proud to help sponsor a night for charity, to raise funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Scroll down for details!


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BigBand-graphic--urlBigBand-urlThe James E. Buffan Gold Coast Band

The band is excited to perform its first concert of 2014 tonight at 7:30 pm.  Come listen to the over 80 volunteer musicians of all ages as they play Big Band music favorites-Admission is $7 -The event will be held at the Boynton Beach Civic Center located at 128 E. Ocean Avenue in Boynton Beach- For info: 561-742-6240 or GoldCoastBand.org



Delray Beach Garlic Fest

The Delray Beach Garlic Fest continues to live up to it’s reputation for being the premier food and entertainment event in South Florida. The event explores the many health and culinary possibilities of garlic. Countless recipes and unique dishes have been created by professional chefs in the Garlic Chef cooking competition and by the Gourmet Alley vendors including Garlic Ice Cream, Argentinian Garlic BBQ and Garlic Fest crab cakes. The Garlic Fest has been featured on the Food Network and in national newspapers and magazines. Now in its 15th year, this event has become an institution in Palm Beach County and is affectionately named “The Best Stinkin’ Party in Town.-Hours:Friday, Feb. 7: (5pm – 11pm) $10 early bird price at the gate till 6pm, then $20 ….Saturday, Feb. 8  (11 am – 11 pm) $10 early bird price at the gate till 6pm, then $20… Sunday, Feb. 9 (11am – 8 pm) $10 all day- Children age 10 and under are free-Info: http://dbgarlicfest.com



Renaissance Festival

and Artisan Village- 6 weekends from February 8 to March 16 at Quiet Waters Park in Deerfield Beach and 3 weekends from March 29 to April 13 at Cauley Square in Miami

Over 100 Artisans with Handcrafted Items;  Continuous Entertainment on 10 stages;  Hundreds of Costumed Performers;  Games, Rides and Food Fit for a King. Browse through our enchanted crafts Village where over one hundred merchants and artisans demonstrate and sell their wares. Behold glass blowing, hammered pewter, wooden toys, unique pottery, clothing and a wealth of other riches. Applaud Hundreds of Performers, not only on our twelve stages but literally all around you. Sword fighters, minstrels, magicians, wenches and more. For all the world's a stage. Cheer Battling Knights, as they mount their steeds, lower their visors, aim their lances and charge at full tilt, thrice daily. Feast on Hearty Food fit for a King! Visit the Pub and toast to the Royal Court with a tankard of ale or cider. Hip! Hip! Huzzah! Play Games of Chance and games of skill which challenge both young and old alike…archery, the test of strength, Jacob's Ladder and more.

Info:  954-776-1642  or www.Ren-Fest.com




Leukemia-top_leukemia_logo"SALSA FOR THE CURE"- A Concert for a Cause    

(A  Good Chance to Meet Your Valentine! One Who Is A Giver!)

STEPPING OUT FLORIDA is proud to help sponsor a night for charity, to raise funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

WHEN: Sunday, February 9, 7pm

Arts Garage-logoWHERE:  Arts Garage at 180 NE 1st St, Delray Beach, FL 33444

WHY:  To raise money for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for Blood Cancer treatment

COST:  $30 – Includes Premium Seating and a complimentary glass of wine (Premium Seating is usually $35 and no wine);

SPECIAL NOTE: All proceeds go to benefit blood cancer research.

Arts Garage-Marlow Rosado-2-9-14-8472015934_a12aa9b596_bWHAT:   A new exciting change to the event!  Change in entertainment: An Arts Garage-Marlow Rosado-imagesAll-Star Line-up teams up with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to raise money for Blood Cancer treatment with their 1st annual "SALSA FOR A CURE" concert. All proceeds go to benefit blood cancer research.

WHO: An All Star event featuring 2013 Grammy winner for Best Tropical Latin Album:  Marlow Rosado, Vibraphone Virtuoso Drew Tucker and Saxophone All Star Jesse Jones Jr.  Special, too, are members of Marlow's Band "La Riquena", and Nat Stolkes on Drums fresh off of his tour with John Secada.



HOW: To Pre-Pay (safe and easy)–JUST CLICK the "BUY NOW" button below

and then enter your credit card info.  (We'll send you a confirmation)-Enter a new separate transaction for each person     QUESTIONS? Deby at 561-929-4449

  (A  Good Chance to Meet Your Valentine! One Who Is A Giver!)

    Join Us for A Beautiful Evening and For a Good Cause!


STEPPING OUT FLORIDA is proud to help sponsor a night for charity, to raise funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.



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 An Evening of Love Songs

Enjoy an evening of the greatest love songs of all time with the stars who made your favorite hits- The Duprees (“You Belong to Me”, “Have You Heard”, “My Own True Love”), The Dixie Cups (“Chapel of Love”, “Iko Iko”, “People Say”), Lenny Welch (“Since I Fell for You”), Emil Stucchio & The Classics (“Till Then”), The Knockouts (“Darling Lorraine”) and we’ve just added a surprise special guest (flying in from Detroit)-8pm- At The Carole & Barry Kaye Auditorium, Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431-(Presented by  Pop, Rock & Doo Wopp Live!)

SPECIAL DISCOUNT: STEPPING OUT FLORIDA has great seats, discounted and not available to the general public!!!

For VIP Tickets (including a private reception with the stars after the show!)  usually $93.81 with tax and ticketing fees, but Stepping Out Florida price             is just $75 plus tax (no ticketing fees)

(Each transaction for EACH ticket must be done separately)


FOR REGULAR TICKETS: usually $73.80 with tax and ticketing fees, but  Stepping Out Florida price is just $54 plus tax (no ticketing fees)

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PIANO BAR-the-sopranos-piano-barCome and Party After Your Valentine Dinner! Join us anytime after 8pm (and until 2am!) for an outrageously fun evening at the new "Sing and Dance" in Delray-This is the new night club opened by the previous owners of the wildly popular Piano Bar Michelangelo's in downtown Delray on 2nd Avenue, just off Atlantic. This beautiful new venue is spacious for dancing and located in a plaza with easy, free parking-It's an evening of sheer entertainment! Spend a minimum of $8 on drinks and receive complimentary gourmet desserts and truly fun, live entertainment to make this a very memorable Valentine's evening-

SPECIAL: The first 10 people who mention 'STEPPING OUT FLORIDA" to owner, Karina, receive a complimentary drink (includes a glass of wine or champagne, or 2 non-alcoholic beverages for non-drinkers)- Visit "SING & DANCE" Night Club:  Located at 2222 W.Atlantic Avenue in Congress Square (SW corner behind Walgreens)- Phone: 561-330-3000- The place is fun; Definitely worth stopping in!


   SAVE THE DATE:    FEBRUARY 14 to 23, 2014

Tennis Crowd-----Discount-Tickets-Flex-3-250x175TENNIS:  DELRAY BEACH OPEN by the Venetian Las Vegas

Get tickets, See Special Events & Offers, See the Players, Schedule and more

Info:  561-330-6000  or CLICK HERE 



The Wick Theater-Jan 9 to Feb.9-2014-42second_thumbSAVE THE DATE:    NOW to February 15

42nd Street – Come and meet those dancing feet in this toe tapping musical spectacle! Young Peggy Sawyer is plucked from the chorus to save a show when an aging star who likes the spotlight gets injured. The quintessential Broadway Musical includes the hits “Lullaby of Broadway”, “We’re in the Money”, ”Shuffle off to Buffalo”, and the title song “42nd Street”. For info. and tickets: 561-995-2333 or  www.TheWick.org  Located at 7901 N Federal Hwy, Boca Raton, FL 33487


SAVE THE DATE:    February 27 to March 16


Lake Worth Playhouse-Cuckoos NestOne Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest-TheLake Worth Playhouse-CuckoosNestWeb story is about  McMurphy, a charming rogue who contrives to serve a short sentence in an airy mental institution rather than in prison.  He learns this was a mistake when he clashes with the head nurse. Quickly, he takes over the yard and accomplishes what the medical profession has been unable to do for twelve years. Tickets are $26 to $35 and may be purchased through the Lake Worth Playhouse Box Office at 561-586-6410 or online at lakeworthplayhouse.org. Location: Lake Worth Playhouse is located at 713 Lake Ave in Downtown Lake Worth. Valet Parking is available for $5. Street and lot parking is also available.



SAVE THE DATE:    March 16

Disco Mania!

Joey Dale-March 16-2014-Disco ManiaThis will be your show of the year! Featuring Tavares (Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel), The Trammps (Disco Inferno), Musique (Push, Push in the Bush), France Joli (Come to Me) and Hosted by the Incomparable Monti Rock 3rd / AKA Disco Tex–with an extra added attraction, our very own tribute to Donna Summer & The Village People-You will hear all the songs you love: YMCA, Last Dance, Macho Man, Bad Girls, In The Navy, Hot Stuff- At the Coral Springs Center for the Arts- 7pm-Tickets are $55, $65, $75 and $100 to Meet and Greet the Groups-(Subject to Change)- For tickets and info:  954-344-5990 or DiscoManiaShow.com   (Another Joey Dale Production) or email: Joey@nullJoeyDale.com



News!         HotNews!         RESTAURANTS!                         


Food-32NEWS: FEATURED RESTAURANT: JUST OPENED:  Madisons (formerly Stephane's)  Haven't heard of it yet? A Montreal friend recommended Madisons (it's Canadian-based) and what a gem it is! Beautiful ambience, excellent food, friendly staff- AND the right combination of healthy food that actually tastes good!

Get this: I mentioned to owner, Steve, that although his salads looked unusual, I preferred hot food. He said that I just hadn't experienced his. He then sent TWO huge salads to our table! Now I'm hooked!  LOL  Really, Must try:  Kale Salad (the peanut dressing is a winner!) $6) , and…. Quinoa Caprese Salad (Fresh mozzarella, campari tomatoes, vinaigrette, basil and, of course, for the newest health craze: Quinoa-Also $6)

Stop in and mention Stepping Out Florida and who knows what will good things will happen for you! Located at 2006 NW Executive Center Circle-Boca Raton 33431  Phone: 561-994-0808   www.MadisonsNewYork.com    (And aother Madisons is expected to open late next year in Pompano Beach along the Intracoastal Waterway and Atlantic Boulevard.)

NEWS: OPEN: True- Known for authenic Maryland Crab Cakes by Baltimore native owner, Frank Hawkins and home cooked, unpretentious food inspired by Frank's childhood-With Daily Blackboard Specials, Frank's Famous Cream of Crab Soup-At 147 SE 1st Avenue, Boca Raton 33432

NEWS: OPEN: Farmer's Table-1901 N. Military Trail -Boca Raton 33431 (formerly Rosso)-561-417-5836 or   www.farmerstableboca.com

NEWS: OPEN: L'Etoile-("The Star')-European French Wine Bar-99 SE Mizner Blvd. -Boca Raton 33432- Info: 561-347-7000

NEWS: OPEN: Meatball Room-301 Yamato Rd.-Boca Raton 33434-In Woodfield's Regency Court Shops-561-409-4111 or www.MeatballRoom.com

NEWS: OPEN: Butcher Block Grill-New, unique, innovative: Steak & Seafood; meats are all natural and hormone-free; seafood is all wild-caught; produce is all locally grown- At 7000 W. Camino Real (and Powerline Road)-Boca Raton-. For more information, 561-409-3035, or  www.butcherblockgrill.com

NEWS: OPEN: Moonshine Molly's Country Saloon-(formerly Neighborhood Sports Bar)-6450 N. Federal Hwy.. Boca Raton-561-443-3337 or http://www.moonshinemollyscountrysaloon.com

NEWS: OPEN: Flashback Diner-(formerly Vivo Partenza) -1450 N. Federal Hwy., Boca Raton 33432-phone: 561-750-2120

NEWS: OPEN: El Camino– Tequila Bar-15 NE 2nd Avenue–Mexican Soul Food-Delray Beach 33444- Info: 561-865-5350 or Info@nullCaminoDelray.com

NEWS: OPEN: The Grind Cafe in Delray Marketplace– It’s a a new-fashioned coffee shop with sunny and earthy colors and live music Friday and Saturday nights -At 14859 Lyons Rd.,- 561/270-2058

NEWS: OPEN:  3 New Burger Places! (See below: "Shake Shack" on Glades Road, scroll down)-Also, Butcher & the Burger in Boca’s Town Center mall-And then just a couple weeks ago, Florida football legend Don Shula opened the sixth Florida Shula Burger in the sprawling Delray Marketplace shopping complex at 14917 Lyons Rd., 564-404-1347)

NEWS: OPEN: 3rd & 3rd-A laid-back hangout located off the main Avenue-No sign-Menu changes daily-At 301 NE 3rd Avenue-Delray Beach, FL 33444

NEWS: Open: Shake Shack– The Big Dog of the “gourmet” burger world—NYC’s restaurant mogul Danny Meyer—opened at the University Commons shopping center on Glades Road, just east of I-95

NEWS: Open: Saltwater Brewery-Opened by 4 Delray Beach natives who are friends and dedicated Home-Brewers-It will be in a barn-like, 1952 vintage building-Cool!   On West Atlantic Avenue just off I-95

NEWS: Open:   'Terra Fiamma' (9169 W. Atlantic Ave., 561/495-5570)-The name means "Earth' and "Flame"-in the new Delray Marketplace- Lyons and W. Atlantic Avenue


Gary Woo Restaurant at 3400 N. Federal Hwy. in Boca Raton, Paddy McGee's and 75 MAIN on Atlantic Ave. in Delray; Old Calypso-on the Intracoastal–900 E. Atlantic Avenue- Delray Beach 33483-Phone: 561-279-2300; Caruso at 187 SE Mizner Blvd. , Jakes Stone Crabs at 514 Via De Palmas in Royal Palm Plaza;Stefanes at 2006 NW Executive Center Circle, all in Boca Raton;   Rosso1901 N Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33431-Phone:(561) 353-9819; GOL-The Taste of Brazil-411 E. Atlantic Avenue-Delray Beach;OVENELLA- 499 S Federal Hwy.-  Boca Raton, FL 33432Paddy McGees in Delray, Gary Woo Restaurant on Federal Hwy. in Boca Raton, Ovenella in Boca, Rosso on Military Trail in Boca-Gol! A Taste of Brazil (on Atlantic in Delray)-The Spaniard in Boca Raton, Ft. Lauderdale Comedy Club, Baja Beach Club (formerly Club Boca)- 7000 W. Palmetto Pk. Rd- in the Bank Bldg., The Ark in Davie, Fifth Avenue Grille- 4650 N. Federal Hwy., Lighthouse Point, FL ,Vivo Partenza-(formerly Bova)-1450 N. Federal Hwy., Boca Raton,  Assiago del Forno in Woodfield Plaza in Boca (became Damiano on October 2 by the owners of Frank & Dino's in Deerfield ), Atlantique Cafe- 777 E. Atlantic Avenue-Delray Beach, Wave2700, in East Boca-  on Federal Hwy, north of Glades Rd. , SPIN Night Club in Mizner Park;   Philippe Chow on Palmetto Park Road in Boca Raton, Dolce Amore in Pineapple Grove area of Delray Beach;  BASH of Boca on SW 18th Street is closed.


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JByrd's Weekly Email Deals:   

10% off your entire lunch bill between 2:30pm and 4pm (with this email);     Monday Special: Get a FREE DRINK of your choice when you wear a Muddy's T-shirt (on Mondays only);   Retail Special: All Muddy's retail items are 50% off (if you print this ad and bring it); Bar Special: Sit at the bar and receive a free cup of soup, chili, chowder or bisque with purchase of a lunch entree between 2:30pm and 4pm (with this Muddy Waters-Superbowl-Feb.2-2014-965email) Special: Check out our new L.E.D. name tags in the store; Special: BBQ Pig Roast on Sunday, February 2 from noon all day till it's gone!

Until 2 / 3 / 14-limit one time use-Cannot to be combined w/ any other offers, coupons, Reward Card points, or discounts. Please Note: No Reward Card points will be applied with discount.-Enjoy 19 HD TV's with Football Specials on Saturday and Sunday    P.S. New:   Introducing Delivery Service, too! Having a party? They'll deliver seafood, BBQ Burgers, Floribbean cuisine, steaks, pasta, kids menu, more! Also ice, beer and wine (for ages 21+ with ID)  Great for football nights!

P.S. Happy Hour EVERY Day from 4pm to 7pm and Extended Happy Hour on Monday nights from 8pm to close -watch MLB!)

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2237 W Hillsboro Blvd,,  Deerfield Beach, FL   954-428-6577    -OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK  Kitchen Hours: Sunday to Wednesday 11am-10pm, Thursday to Saturday: muddy waters-pic -8 yr old-Mateo- eating oysters 111am- 11pm    muddywatersrestaurant.com

P.S.  Even 8 year old "Mateo" enjoys the 50 cent oysters and clams on the half shell!! ALL DAY-EVERYDAY!











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HELPFUL:  Here's a great website that reports the prices of the least expensive gas in your area. Just Click HERE:  www.gasbuddy.com Check this website every week before you fill up the tank. Hope it helps….



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MeetUp-logoBOSTON HIGHLIGHTS – A GROUP HISTORICAL TRIP – SPRING 2014Gene Siegel-member_123034062
      Friday, May 2, 2014 To Wednesday, May 7, 2014

(We have several participants interested. If you would like to Join us, please contact Gene the Group Organizer:   wineman2012@nullhotmail.com 
We are currently reviewing several travel packages including Flight/hotel for our group – This will be a May 4 1/2 Day walking tour of the Historical Highlights below*)
See Video:    http://youtu.be/EQQ62FweY7g    
As a group, we will visit these points of interest:  The Freedom Trail – Boston's Key Revolutionary and Colonial Era Sites: Mass State House/ Park St Church/ Old Granary Burying Grounds/ KIngs Chappel/Old South Meeting house/ Old State House/ Faneuil Hall & Quincy Market/ Paul Revere House/ Old North Church/  Copps Hill Burying Ground; Charleston Navy Yard; Bunker Hill Monument (1842) Commemorates The First Battle of the American Revolution; USS Constitution – 200 year old ship; Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum;  Back Bay; Gibson House Museum; Longfellow House; Poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow & General George Washington Residence;  John F Kennedy Library Museum;  Harvard University;
Fenway Park; Day Trip to Nantucket & Martha's Vineyard;  Paul Revere House-The Paul Revere House was the colonial home of American patriot Paul Revere during the time of the American Revolution ….and much more!

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Here's what it does..When you arrive on the site, type in your travel destination and then tell it which sites you want to check – Orbitz, Hotwire, Priceline, Expedia, Hotels.com and more. Just click 'search' and it will bring up all the results for ALL the sites at once so you can compare and make sure you really are getting your best deal;  some have much higher fees than others.


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O'Dwyer's Job Board-Post Your Resume & Let Employers Find You: Click Here


Pro News / Professional Jobs– Click Here

JOB OPENING : Become a Teaching Artist for Dancing Classrooms- contact: Deborah Briggs:    dhbriggs@nulldancingclassrooms-sfl.org



Dog-Shepherd-Husky-thCome and meet them at Tri County Humane Society today! Hours are Tuesday through Sunday from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm.  Adoptions stop at 4:00 pm.  You must have an approved application in order to interact with adoptable pets, and to adopt.

If you don't have an application, bring your Driver's License and start the process.  If you rent, please bring that portion of your lease that indicates you are allowed to have a pet.  If you have a pet, we need to be able to verify with your vet that your pet is up to date on vaccinations, and spayed or neutered.  If your vet is closed on Sunday's, please bring your veterinary paper work.  Please bring a collar and a leash, or a carrier, OR you can shop in the Bow-Wow/Cat's Meow Boutique!!!  You may bring your dog for a test 'Meet and Greet' with a new potential family member, but your pet may not be brought into the Shelter.  Bring a friend to wait with your pet while you fall in love.

Also, we always need qualified Dog Walkers to help us at events like the Green Markets, DIG On the Avenue and Rocco's Taco's, but we also need people to help at Registration and Information Tables, and at fundraisers like gift wrapping and the Chris Evert Pro Celebrity Tennis Tournament! Even if you only have ONE HOUR, we will make the best use of it, and you'll be helping our animals!

Please come by the Shelter to fill out a Volunteer application, call the Front Desk at 561-482-8110, or email amanda@nulltricountyhumane.org and tell us how you'd like to help!  You do not need health insurance for these volunteer opportunity, but please note, if you will need to be a qualified Dog Walker to take dogs to events.

Tri-County Humane Society-  21287 Boca Rio Road, Boca Raton, FL 33433
West of the Turnpike, between Glades and Palmetto




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Delray was just named the Most Fun Town in America by Rand McNally and USA Today!  CLICK HERE: http://www.visitflorida.com/insiders/beaches_and_adventure/action.blog/7239-rand-mcnally–usa-today-name-delray-beach-most-fun-small-town-in-america)

Do you like to party in Delray Beach?  Click here for Delray calendar & scroll down for specials: CLICK HERE



Like West Palm Beach? Have you visited Downtown West Palm Beach lately?                        Have you visited Downt...

Well, what are you waiting for? There are 10 new dining spots and plenty of new retail shops that are waiting for you! Not convinced yet? The 200 block of Clematis St. recently won 4 out of the 9 categories in The Miami Herald's "Best Block in South Florida" competition. Pretty big deal! Come see what Clematis St. and the entire Downtown has for you. Visit WPBGO.com


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Boca Green Market-unnamedLIKE GREEN MARKETS AND FARMERS MARKETS? Farmers Markets are sprouting up all over South Florida. Local and organic fruits and vegetables are plentiful as well as many artisan products such as baked goods and breads, jelly’s, cheeses, eggs, flowers and plants. Every market is different yet they all continue to grow and expand weekly with more vendors and visitors. They're booming in South Florida! Many markets are still traditional weekend markets but there is a year round and weekday trend starting to take hold.  See the list of Markets in Palm Beach County, Broward and Miami Dade County:   CLICK HERE

Here are some specific ones!

Downtown Open Market- Boca RatonThird or fourth Sunday every month, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.-One Sunday a month, Downtown Open Market  offers vintage clothing, indie crafts, natural bath supplies and handmade jewelry. Shoppers can explore and buy handiwork from local artists, designers, crafters and musicians. Baked goods will be readily available for snacking. The market will be held every third Sunday of the month until May, with the exception of March and April which will be held on the fourth Sunday-Address: 308 S. Federal Highway; Boca Raton, FL 33432  Email: info@nullDowntownOpenMarket.com   Website: www.downtownopenmarket.com  

West Boca Green Market-Sundays, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.-As the largest year-round market in the county, West Boca Green Market has more than 100 vendors. Boasting everything from nut butters to cocktail soaps (Mojito, too!), the market also offers children’s activities so parents can focus-( Face painting and train rides) Catch the fun year-round at Olympic Heights High School.Address: 20101 Lyons Road; Boca Raton, FL 33434- Phone: 561/929-0237Website: www.westbocagreenmarket.com


Green Market at Florida Atlantic UniversityThursdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.-As part of FAU’s Mission Green campaign, the university’s market aims to improve sustainability and protect eco-systems as well as future generations- If you want to make the world a greener place, stop by and support the environmentally friendly vendors- You'll find organic products, fresh herbs, plants, flowers and artisan foods-Address: 777 Glades Road; Boca Raton, FL 33431-Phone: 561/297-2211-Website: www.fau.edu/missiongreen


Delray Beach Green MarketSaturdays 9am -2pm-SE 4th Street 1/2 block south of Atlantic Avenue, downtown Delray Beach 561-276-7511(Note: Open between October and May-Always call first-Market schedules change)


Community Farmers’ Market at Boynton Beach-Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.-With a specialization in food, the Boynton Beach Farmers’ Market offers local produce, fresh bakery items and Florida honey- For four-legged friends, natural pet foods also make an appearance- Located in Ocean Avenue Park, the market is open year-round-Address: 100 NE 4th St.; Boynton Beach, FL 33435-Phone: 561/714-2745-Website: www.communityfarmersmarketsofsouthflorida.com


Lake Worth Farmers MarketSaturdays 8am-1pm-At 1 South Ocean Boulevard (NE corner of Lake Ave and A1A) Lake Worth (561) 547-3100(Always call before going-market schedules change)


West Palm Beach Green Market-Opens October 5-Saturdays 9am-1pm-Inspired by the public markets of Europe, the West Palm Beach Green Market promises quality. Dainty delicacies like biscotti and garden tea make an appearance among the food vendors, as well as more eccentric fare like Voodoo Wicked’s Ghost Pepper Jelly. This market runs until May 31-.At 101 South Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach (downtown at Clematis Street and Flagler Drive in Waterfront Park)-561-822-15215- Season is October to May- www.wpb.org/greenmarket/


Marando FarmsSaturday and Sunday 9:00am-4:00pm-1401 S.W. First Avenue, downtown Fort Lauderdale-954-294-2331-Open year round- Info: CLICK HERE


Pompano Beach Green MarketSaturdays, 8am-1pm-100 N.E. First Street, across from City Hall Pompano Beach (954) 782-3015- (Call before going; market schedules change)- CLICK HERE


Coconut Grove Saturday Organic Market-Saturdays 10am – 7 pm-At 3300 Grand Avenue, Coconut Grove-(Call before going; market schedules change) 305-238-7747 or CLICK HERE


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What's coming to AMERICAN AIRLINES ARENA in Miami?     CLICK HERE and then scroll down

What's coming to BBT Center (formerly BankAtlantic Center) in Sunrise?   CLICK HERE  and then scroll down

What's coming to Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood?  CLICK HERE and then scroll down

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FREE Admission -Passes to Vegas Cabaret Adult Nightclub in Lauderhill- Must be 21 or older- Closes nightly at 5am- Want FREE passes to get into the club?  Call Mr. Michael at 954-815-6007 from 9am to 5pm-  Couples are Welcome


A friend asked me for suggestions on ideas for things to do (for all ages) when her kids visit. Maybe this list I put together for her will help you, too!

Butterfly World–   www.ButterflyWorld.com
Lion Country Safari on Southern Blvd. in West Palm Beach  www.LionCountrySafari.com
Miami Seaquarium     www.miamiseaquarium.com
Zoo Miami    www.zsf.org
Deep Sea Fishing?  954-462-9194
See a Florida Panthers game?  954-835-PUCK
Parrot Jungle-   305-400-7000
Duck Tours-  www.DuckToursMiami.com
Catamaran Rides- www.TropicalSailing.com
Take the Water Taxi along the Intracoastal-  www.WaterTaxi.com
Seminole Indian Village-  Live shows, see the village   www.SeminoleTribe.com
or Billie Swamp Safari   www.SeminoleTribe.com/safari
Hard Rock –casino? cafe? concerts?   www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com
Museum of Science and Discovery   www.mods.org
Water sports:   snorkeling, scuba, parasailing, waterskiing, kayak-canoe-bike tours, fishing
Dania Jai Alai  954-920-1511
Segway Tours www.mcruzrentals.com

See the Everglades on an Airboat Tour-http://www.evergladestours.com/_index.php


Shoppers-1345450752838Shopping, Dining and Entertainment – The New Delray Marketplace has it all- It is a 258,000 SF  shopping and entertainment complex located at 9025 W Atlantic Avenue -Delray Beach 33446 near Florida's Turnpike, located on the corner of West Atlantic Avenue and Lyons Road -Info: 561-865-4613 or www.DelrayMarket.com This is sure to make West Delray the new dining and cultural destination-  Anchoring this new development is a Frank Theatres, including 10 screens and 16 lanes of bowling, plus a variety of exclusive restaurants, fashion boutiques, salons, a Publix grocery store and much more. Restaurants coming so far: Burt & Max's,(Burt Rapoport and Dennis Max reunited after 30 years!)  Famous Famiglia Pizza, Terra Fiamma, Japango Sushi Thai Asian Cuisine, Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt, Shula Burger, The Grind Coffee and Sababa Lounge. Retailers are: Chico’s, White House Black Market, Apricot Lane, Bobby Chan Apparel, Aroma Fragrance, JoS A. Bank and Charming Charlie.


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Save time…Good to know..Nearby

Eagle Shipping-  BEST Pack and Ship Store-Located in the Shoppes at Village Pointe on SW18th Street- Boca Raton- Offering a full service pack and ship store that can ship anything…anywhere through United States Postal Service, FEDEX, UPS, DHL or FREIGHT-Also mailbox rentals available at  DISCOUNT RATES-Avoid lines at the Post Office-Come here!-5970 SW 18th Street-between Military Trail and Powerline Road-561-296-1753  Info:   CLICK HERE



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BOCA RATON:  CLICK HERE                    





 Great shows, special events and all the holidays!

Miami Seaquarium

Info: 305-361-5705 or www.miamiseaquarium.com



                                 Good Quotes

~Plato, said, "You can discover more about a person in an hour of play, than in a year of conversation."

~Every child should have 2 things: a dog, and a mother who let him have one.

~When asked whether he ever confused a Bordeaux with a Burgundy in a blind tasting, British wine legend Harry Waugh replied: "Not since lunch.



"Look,  I eat really well and I work out, but I also indulge when I want to. I don't starve myself in an extremist way. You're not taking away my coffee or my dairy or my glass of wine because I'd be devastated."

Jennifer Aniston


 23 Amazing Benefits of Red Wine for Skin, Hair and Health

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"It's like deja vu all over again."
"We made too many wrong mistakes."
"You can observe a lot just by watching."
"A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore."
"He hits from both sides of the plate. He's amphibious."
"If you don't know where you're going, you might end up some place else."
Responding to a question about remarks attributed to him that he did not think were his: "I really didn't say everything I said."
"The future ain't what it use to be."
"I think Little League is wonderful. It keeps the kids out of the house."
On why he no longer went to Ruggeri's, a St. Louis restaurant:
"Nobody goes there anymore because it's too crowded."
When giving directions to Joe Garagiola to his New Jersey home, which is accessible by two routes: "When you come to a fork in the road, take it."
"Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours."
"Never answer anonymous letters."
""Half the lies they tell about me aren't true."
As a general comment on baseball: "90% of the game is half mental."
"It gets late early out there."
Carmen Berra, Yogi's wife asked: "Yogi, you are from St. Louis , we live in New Jersey , and you played ball in New York . If you go before I do, where would you like me to have you buried?" Yogi's answer: "Surprise me."
"It ain't over till it's over."

Yogi Berra played Major League Baseball for 19 years for the New York Yankees.
He played on 10 World Series Championship teams, is a MLB Hall of Famer and has some awe-inspiring stats.Yogi is famous for his fractured English, malapropisms and sometimes nonsensical quotes.His name is consistently brought up as one of the best catchers in baseball history


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FINALLY GOT MY SINK FIXED…Sink (Wine) -39D2FBD6D9154BD9A73120C5EDBFB0001Want the name of my plumber? Not to worry…..the left handle does WHITE wine!   CHEERS!








 Wow! Joe & Shelly met Dec. 2011 at a Stepping Out Florida event at the Pavilion Grille!  They're happy and still together