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by Danny Wright I’m a music nut. Always have been. Most of my waking hours are spent digging into streaming service’s high-res audio to listen to stuff I’ve loved all my life or researching new music and artists I’m just learning about. I heard The Pets had a new album out and I was anxious to …

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Wood Fired Goodness In Many Forms by Darien Davies Let’s face it. Pizza tastes great at all times of the day, regardless if it’s 4 a.m. when you’re beer burping, or at 2 p.m. when your aunt decides to split the check. Thankfully for us, we can omit the Papa John’s and Pizza Hut pizzas …

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How Oceana Coffee Helps Merge Two of America’s Favorite Drinks by David Rolland While not quite reaching the level of popularity of peanut butter and jelly, the craze of coffee infused beer has shown yet again that two great flavors can prove to be even greater together. For the last eight years Scott Angelo’s Tequesta …

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Lake Worth’s First Brewery Is Off To The Races By Darien Davies Mathews Brewing Company is the brain child of David Mathews and, at the risk of sounding like Hannibal Lecter, it tastes delicious. Mathews is a professional civil engineer turned brew master and brewery owner, and has a dedicated passion for perfecting the craft …

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Now Serving Cold-Pressed Love in Stuart By Darien Davies Photos: Greg Panas Count your lucky star fruits because Modern Juice Company has just opened their newest and second location in Stuart, and you’re invited. If you don’t yet know, Modern Juice Company is notorious for producing and offering some of the best tasting cold-pressed juices, …

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Good Time Reggae Group Releases New Record, Friends & Enemies  by David Rolland  Above Image by Chelsea Erwin If you’re feeling down in the dumps we make sure you have a good time,” is how Mick Swigert described his band Spred the Dub’s tagline of Good Time Reggae moments before they took the stage for …

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Owner and Head Brewer of Copperpoint Brewing Company  When did you first start brewing? I started as an apprentice in about 2000 at Big Bear Brewing in Coral Springs. Eventually I took over operations there.  What sparked your interest in craft beer? It just kind of always was something that interested me. A long time …

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It’s A Vibe. It’s Contagious. It’s Healthy.  by Savannah Sheehan Photos: Paige Vuoto Now with two locations, Rock Steady Juice Joint has become a mainstay in north Palm Beach County. Committed to using the highest quality, locally sourced fruits and vegetables when preparing their menu items, they have been able to elevate themselves amongst a …

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Surfer Blood’s Bassist By Day, Feminist Environmentalist Troubadour By Night by David Rolland Photos: Dustin Wright A fifth generation Floridian, raised in a musical family whose father taught her guitar and whose mother quit her job to become a jazz singer, Lindsey Mills was out of college living in New York City when she had …

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by Tom Greene of Custom Rod and Reel We are at the end of sailfish season and there’s another 15-20 tournaments left. That will bleed into the kingfish tournaments along with blackfin tuna and everything else. The number of tournaments this time of year increase along with large amounts of fish. I personally believe there are more fish …

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New Music Venue Brings Versatile Lineups by David Rolland Photos: Snappin Necks Photography If anyone knows the local music scene, it’s Steev Rullman. In the early ‘90’s he owned the all ages club Wormhole, and later he booked and marketed for Respectable Street and helped launch Propaganda. Most recently he’s been concentrating on publishing his …

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An All-Girl Tribe With Fold Ties by Darien Davies Photos by Jahnoi Smith If you’re wondering what the harmonic, Southern sound is around town, it’s The Mona Lisa Tribe. They’re getting bigger and bigger with each gig they play, so catch them while they’re still jammin’ out on the local scene. The Tribe was the …

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Ten Day Tennis Tournament Brings High Level Talent With A South Florida Twist By Darien Davies Gone are the days of boring tennis. Let’s welcome the Delray Beach Open with open arms, and enjoy tennis, more tennis, and much more than tennis. The 10-day event features live music, local artists, a VIP lounge, parties, and …

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West Palm’s Warehouse District Launches A One Stop Shop Culinary Marketplace by Savannah Sheehan A dining and event oasis reveals itself to West Palm Beach. Grandview Public Market is a brand new foray launched by Chris Vila within the well-known “District” area offering rows of dynamic eateries as well as on-site shopping locations creating a …

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Boynton’s First Brewery Brings A Major Upgrade Due South Brewing Company has opened up its newly renovated taproom to the general public. The Boynton Beach based production brewery is excited to finally share this new space with the community. Spearheaded by Lake Worth’s Gen-X Construction Inc., the brewery’s new space took just over four months …

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by David Rolland Other than peanut butter and jelly and maybe Simon & Garfunkel, there are few combinations that work together as cohesively as music and food. Whether it’s because a grooving soundtrack can help ease your digestion or because you want to replenish the calories you burned off while on the dance floor, there …

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National chatter, the #lanetrain, a conference championship and a bowl win.  by Steven Gonzalez    Photos: FAU Athletics Late in November of 2016, the Florida Atlantic University Owls football team completed their third season under head coach, Charlie Partridge. One day following a third consecutive three-win season, Partridge was let go and the Owls began …

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by Tom Greene of Custom Rod & Reel I really, really enjoy fishing this time of year.  It’s neither too cold or too hot, the ocean has some relatively rough days, and we have offshore winds from the cold fronts that are blowing through, but in our immediate area (Boca, Deerfield, Lighthouse Point) we get …

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Delivering The Food and Being The Good by Darien Davies Photos: Ben Hicks If you haven’t heard about Delivery Dudes, you’re either living under a rock (where they can still deliver to, by the way) or are starving. Delivery Dudes is the local, and now non-local, restaurant delivery service that brings your favorite foods directly …

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The Real Foodie Photographer by Darien Davies Photos: Libby Volgyes You might think that being a food photographer is all glamour. Who wouldn’t? You’re surrounded by food all day. But, that’s not entirely the case. “The story of my husband’s life right now is being surrounded by gorgeous food that he’s rightfully suspicious of,” said …

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The Man Behind Lake Park’s Arts District by David Rolland Photos: Ian Jacob “Lake Park used to be called Kelsey City. It was named after an arts patron, Harry Kelsey. A hundred years ago, it’s where people in Palm Beach used to go to party,” AJ Brockman explained. Brockman as the owner of The Brewhouse …

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Grace’s Fine Foods Lay Down Roots In West Palm Beach by Savannah Sheehan Photos by Libby Volgyes  Meat. The vast majority of us eat a variation of meat at least once a day if not up to three times daily. Meat comes in all forms, sizes, flavors, textures, and so on; however, do we know …

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Trackside at Art Basel: Local Artists Given the Exposure of a Lifetime by Savannah Sheehan Viva la Miami! A city renowned for its quick progression in culture, dining, entertainment, and art. The latter creative is exercised ten fold every year around this time with the recurrent emergence of Art Basel. Established in 2002, Art Basel …

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Owner Albert Poliak On Six Years Of Providing Live Music by David Rolland Photos: J. Skolnick These days, The Funky Biscuit often has a packed house to see national touring acts or local favorites. However, owner Albert Poliak says that wasn’t always the case. Growing up in Washington D.C., Poliak was used to having lots …

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Kapow and Dubliner Are Back With A 12 Hour Movember Extravaganza  By Darien Davies (Everyone.) You might get lucky at this event considering you’ll be privy to the highest concentration of mustaches in Palm Beach County on one night. So mark your calendar because it’s getting all Movember up in here. Kapow! Noodle Bar and …

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It’s All In The Details by Darien Davies According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, approximately 1.4 billion pounds of trash enters the ocean per year. Guess how it leaves. It floats to our beaches or ends up in the bellies of our favorite reptiles, mammals and fish. Although it may seem like a …

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by Tom Greene of Custom Rod & Reel I recently chatted with a friend of mine, Bouncer Smith, one of the most renowned fishermen in South Florida about the best times of the year to fish and he said “I love the November and December timeframe for fishing!” The water starts to clear up from …

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Shaping A Career of Passion and Stoke by Savannah Sheehan Mass production, large retailers, and online shopping leave the consumer with instant gratification but little background knowledge on the product. Imagine being in-the-know of the entire process of creating something you want and customizing it to your every whim. Grass-roots operations do still exist and …

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Since Jamie Foy departed from his home in Deerfield Beach, he’s racked up a host of sponsors and continued making a name for himself in the industry. Most notable was his jaw dropping appearance on Thrasher Magazine’s King of The Road, which led him to pro status with the Deathwish team. Recently, we caught up …

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