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Cloudy view between Blind Pass & Devils Elbow, St Pete Beach, Florida. Love the view & the names!

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Nice to come home & be greeted in the driveway by these lovely beauties. Two weeks of daily rain & sunshine has doubled the size of my hibiscus ūüĆļ. After a super busy-long day, the sight of all of these flowers made me smile. I needed to stop & appreciate the bright colors on a such gray day. ūüėé

7 things you have to know before you visit Belize

A natural attraction (Picture: Getty)  article by Ellie Hattersley   https://metro.co.uk/2018

 

Beautiful Belize, a small country in the northern part of South America, sure packs a punch. Despite its relatively diminutive size, it manages to fit in some of the world’s best beaches, the second biggest coral reef in the world, a unique natural phenomenon, and some seriously impressive ancient ruins. 8 things to know before you go to the Czech Republic And honestly, it’s worth going just to spend some time sprawled upon the sands of Caye Caulker, perhaps its most famous island. Here are seven things you should know before you go to Belize.

  1. It’s the only Central American country with English as an official language. Due to its history as a British colony, the majority of people in Belize speak English, alongside Spanish and Creole. Belize became independent in 1981 and changed its name from British Honduras in 1973.
  2. The capital is, surprisingly, not Belize City. Though Belize City was the capital of the country but after the hugely destructive hurricane Hattie hit in 1961, plans were conceived to move the capital inland. The newer capital is called Belmopan. However, Belize City is still the country’s cultural and commercial capital, and also hosts the country’s only major airport.
  3. It’s got a whole bunch of Mayan ruins Mayan ruins. 7 things you have to know before you visit Belizeat Cerros (Picture: Getty) More than 900, in fact. They are spread out across the country, and many can be reached easily from Belize City.
  4. The second biggest coral reef in the world lies off its coast. After the Great Barrier Reef, Belize’s barrier reef is the largest in the world. It stretches more than 180 miles along Belize’s Caribbean coast, and supports wildlife as wide ranging as West Indian manatees and American crocodiles. It has plenty of fish, too.
  5. And the most bewildering natural attraction in the Great Blue Hole. 7 things you have to know before you visit Belize (Picture: Getty) The Great Blue Hole is the biggest sea sinkhole in the world, at a depth of 407ft. It’s a diver’s dream, with crystal clear visibility, and even snorkelers can spot nurse sharks and reef sharks patrolling its outer rim.
  6. It has more than 450 small islands, called cayes. 7 things you have to know before you visit Belize Caye Caulker. (Picture: Getty)
  7. Cayes are low-lying, sand-based islands, located at the surface of a coral reef. Caye Caulker is probably the most famous of these, but they are all pretty paradisiacal.
  8. Belize has the lowest population density in Central America. With only 382,000 people, and just 37 people per square mile, it’s little wonder that Belize’s population density is the lowest in Central America. But, of course, the population numbers are considerably boosted by the tourist crowds.

 

Read more: https://metro.co.uk/2018/05/01/7-things-you-have-to-know-before-you-visit-belize-7488826/?ito=cbshare   Ellie Hattersley

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Enjoy the weekend on St Pete’s downtown waterfont


The 23rd Tampa Bay Blues Festival 

April 6-8, 2018¬†Friday¬†and¬†Saturday¬†events start at¬†12:30pm and¬†Sunday¬†events start at¬†1pm¬†on St Pete’s waterfront¬†Vinoy Park –¬†701 Bay Shore Dr. NE¬†

Buy tickets starting at $40-online or CASH only at the gate: http://www.tampabaybluesfest.com/tickets.php

Friday’s line-up includes:

ROBERT CRAY 8:30 Р10:00 p.m.
BETH HART 6:30 Р8:00 p.m.
JOHN NEMETH 4:30 Р6:00 p.m.
CHRIS BEARD 2:30 Р4:00 p.m.
JONN DEL TORO RICHARDSON 12:30 Р2:00 p.m.

Saturday’s line-up includes:

BUDDY GUY 8:30 Р10:00 p.m.
RONNIE EARL 6:30 Р8:00 p.m.
JANIVA MAGNESS 4:30 Р6:00 p.m.
ERIC GALES 2:30 Р4:00 p.m.
QUINN SULLIVAN 12:30 Р2:00 p.m.

Sunday’s line-up includes:

DELBERT MCCLINTON 8:30 Р10:00 p.m.
SUGARAY RAYFORD 6:30 Р8:00 p.m.
MISSISSIPPI HEAT 4:30 Р6:00 p.m.
BAND OF FRIENDS “A CELEBRATION OF RORY GALLAGHER FEAT. DAVY KNOWLES, GERRY MCAVOY, TED MCKENNA”¬†2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
TAD ROBINSON 1:00 Р2:15 p.m.
Artist and times subject to change

Some great things to do this weekend in beautiful, sunny, warm St Petersburg, Florida-enjoy!!

Friday, March 2nd, 2018

First Friday in downtown St Petersburg 
Tampa Bay Beer Week starts with First Friday with special craft beer tastings from Cycle, Crooked Thumb, Cigar City, Lagunitas, New Belgium, and Sierra Nevada. Get a taste of St. Patrick’s Day luck with Jameson’s special Cask Mates IPA! The Tempests will be playing.  5:30-10pm.  Central Ave Between 2nd & 3rd St.

The Soul Rebels return to the Witch Friday 3/2 for a free show
The Soul Rebels, an Eight piece brass ensemble from New Orleans, returns to the Witch for a very special concert on the First Friday of March. We will be kicking off the Tampa Bay Beer Week a day early with this show as we jump start the festivities in style Friday March 2nd. 9-11:30p.m. The Ale and the Witch 111 2nd Ave NE

Saturday, March 3rd

Saturday Morning Market Moves to Williams Park March 3; Closes For Grand Prix March 10 temporarily relocating to Williams Park, 350 2nd Ave. N., as the city finalizes preparations for the March 9-11 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Williams Park is only four blocks from the Market’s regular location in the parking lot of Al Lang Stadium. Market hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Market is held weekly on Saturdays from October through May from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 


St. Petersburg Seafood & Music Festival –¬†March 3-4¬†(Saturday¬†and¬†Sunday)
On the waterfront in downtown St. Petersburg-delicious fresh Florida seafood, drinks, and the sounds of some of Florida’s top artists and bands from both the local and regional circuit. General admission $7 at the gate, $5 in advance, with children under the age of 12 admitted free. Saturday 11 am-8 pm and Sunday 11 am-7 pm; Vinoy Park 701 Bay Shore Dr NE     For more information, including VIP admission rates,  go to http://www.paragonartevents.com/

St Pete Indie Market
90+ Vendors featuring artists and makers, vintage collectors, plants, handcrafted goods, small business, food and more! 11a.m.-4p.m.
Green Bench Brewing Co. 1133 Baum Ave N

6th Annual Awakening Into The Sun Wellness Festival
South Straub Park for a combination of health and wellness activities, spiritual connection, artisan vendors, healthy food, and fun in the sun at St. Petersburg’s beautiful waterfront 9a.m.
Starub Park- Downtown Waterfront Park 400 S Bayshore Dr

Flogging Molly
Irish-American seven-piece Celtic punk band from LA and led by Irish vocalist Dave King,  Jannus Live. 200 1st Ave N

Sunday, March 4th

Twinkle & Rock Soul Radio, St. Petersburg Seafood & Music Fest.
Foods and drinks with musical performances by local and regional musicians from jazz to rock, jazz, calypso, reggae and more. 1:30-3p.m. 701 Bay Shore Dr NE

Pinellas Park Civic Orchestra
Light classical, show tunes and pop  7:30-10p.m. Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center, 4951 78th Ave N

St. Pete‚Äôs largest ‚ÄúCommunity Celebration of All Things Local‚ÄĚ showcasing nearly 200 of your favorite independent businesses and community organizations

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3RD, 2018 | 10 AM ‚Äď 5 PM¬† ¬† (RAIN DATE: FEBRUARY 24TH)
WILLIAMS PARK | 330 2ND AVE N, 33701
A LIMITED AMOUNT OF ON-STREET PARKING IS AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT DOWNTOWN.
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE PARKING GARAGES:
  • SUNDIAL ST. PETE GARAGE *ENTRANCE TO PARKING GARAGE IS AT 117 2ND STREET NORTH, 33701
  • NEW MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN ARTS AND CRAFTS MOVEMENT GARAGE ‚Äď 350 3RD STREET NORTH, 33701
  • FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH | 212 3RD STREET NORTH, 33701 (ACROSS FROM WILLIAMS PARK) ‚Äď THEIR PARKING LOT WILL BE AVAILABLE AT $10/CAR (CHURCH FUNDRAISER)

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Wine Weekend St. Pete
Enjoy some of the world‚Äôs most stellar wines during Wine Weekend St. Pete, benefitting the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg! The weekend will kick off¬†on Friday¬†in the museum with ‚ÄúFetes a Versailles‚ÄĚ for sponsors and VIPs. The masked balls of Louis XV will be brought back to life and a five-star dinner of French cuisine will be served. The International Wine Auction will follow¬†on Saturday¬†with an after party where you can enjoy fine wines, hors-d‚Äôoeuvres, and music. The weekend will conclude with ‚ÄúLe Champagne Brunch‚Ä̬†on Sunday¬†at¬†11 am.¬†A wide variety of champagne, international culinary delights, and live music will be featured, toasting Wine Weekend 2018 and the Museum.

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New Year’s is the oldest holiday still being celebrated. The Babylonians celebrated the New Year as early as 4000 B.C. At that time, the New Year began on the first new moon after the Vernal Equinox. The celebration continued for eleven days, with each day having a different purpose and activity.

Some of the most widely used superstitions include the following: Kissing at midnight to ensure¬†that the affections & relationships that we have made will continue for the next year. Filling up your refrigerator & pantries with food to ensure¬†that you will have plenty of food throughout the next year. Putting money in every wallet in the house to ensure¬†prosperity. ¬†Also all of your bills should be¬†paid before New Year’s Day to ensure¬†that prosperity will be welcomed¬†in your home but do not pay any bills on New Year’s Day or you will ensure¬†a year of paying nothing but debts.¬†You should not eat beef because cows mostly stand still. You should not eat poultry because they scratch backwards. Pigs, however, constantly root forward¬†for food. So if you eat pork on New Year’s, you will be moving forward in a positive manner throughout the year. Wearing new clothes will increase your chances of receiving more clothes.¬†Throughout the world the custom of making noise to ring in the New Year has not changed since ancient times as this is to scare off any evil spirits.

In Britain the custom of first footing is practiced. The first male visitor to the house after midnight brings good luck. Usually they bring a gift of money, bread, or coal, to ensure the family will have plenty of these things all the year to come. The first person must not be blond, red-haired or women as these people are supposedly bad luck. SO, I better not be the first person to cross your threshold, being a blonde woman!!

The Druids gave a gift of mistletoe, the sacred source of fertility. It would give you a fruitful year in the number of children, cattle and crops and thus wealth.

In Ireland the direction of¬†the wind blowing at New Year would indicate the trend of politics in the coming year. If it blew from the west it would bring the Irish good luck, if from the east the English would have the luck.¬†Also on New Year’s Eve if they ate a very large supper they would have plenty of food for the coming year.

In France dinner parties are thrown¬†for the entire family¬†customarily include special dishes like¬†foie¬†gras, oysters and¬†champagne. They¬†exchange¬†kisses and wishes, saying, “Bonne Ann√©e”, Bonheur, Sante, Amour, Argent (“Good Year”, Happiness, Health, Love and Money).

In Germany people would drop molten lead into cold water to tell the future from the shape it made. A heart or ring shape meant a wedding, a ship a journey, and a pig plenty of food in the year ahead.¬†People also would leave a bit of every food eaten on New Year’s Eve on their plate until after Midnight to ensure¬†a filled pantry. Carp brings wealth. Traditionally jelly filled doughnuts with or without liquor fillings are eaten. Finally a tiny marzipan pig is eaten¬†for more good luck. (Hmmm, eating a lot & eating pig seems to be a recurring theme.)

In Denmark they stand on chairs and then jump off them at midnight. Leaping into January is supposed to banish bad spirits and bring good luck.

January 1st is an important date in Greece because it is not only the first day of the New Year but it is also¬†St. Basil’s Day. St Basil was one the founders of the Greek Orthodox Church, who was kind and generous to the poor.¬†St Basil’s cake, baked with a silver or gold coin inside, is eaten. Whoever receives the coin will have good luck throughout the year.¬†Pomegranates & grapes also bring good luck.

Italians call New Year’s Eve¬†Capodanno¬†(the “head of the year”). Traditionally, they wear red underwear. ¬†A lentil stew is eaten¬†when bell tolls midnight – one spoon per bell. This is supposed to bring good fortune; the lentils represent coins.

In Spain celebrations usually begin with a family dinner, including¬†shrimp,¬†lamb¬†or¬†capon. Wearing new, red underwear on New Year’s Eve brings good luck.¬†It is traditional to eat twelve grapes, one on each chime of the clock, make a wish and then¬†toast with sparkling wine such as¬†cava¬†or¬†champagne. This tradition started in 1909, when grape growers in¬†Alicante needed a way to get rid of the large surplus of grapes they had had that year.

In Puerto Rico and in parts of South America children enjoy throwing pails of water out the window at midnight. Some believe that this rids their home of any evil spirits.

In Bolivia families make beautiful little wood or straw dolls to hang outside their homes to bring good luck.

In Brazil the lentil is believed to signify wealth, so on the first day of the New Year they serve lentil soup or lentils and rice. The lentils are supposed to resemble coins. Grapes are also eaten. Brazilians traditionally dress in white, to bring good luck into the New Year.

Mexicans celebrate New Year’s Eve,¬†A√Īo Nuevo, by eating 1 grape while making a wish with each of¬†the twelve chimes during the midnight countdown. Homes and parties are decorated¬†with colors such as red, to improve lifestyle and love, yellow to improve employment conditions, green to improve finances and white to improve health. Mexican sweet bread is baked¬†with a coin or charm hidden in the dough. When the bread is served, the recipient whose slice contains the coin or charm will have good luck in the New Year. Another tradition is to make a list of all the bad or unhappy events from the current year and before midnight throw it into a fire, symbolizing the removal of negative energy from the New Year.¬†¬†At the same time, thanks are given for all the good things.

In Costa Rica in addition to eating the 12 grapes, they run across the streets with luggage asking for new trips and adventures in the upcoming year.

In Venezuela, many of the traditions are very similar to the ones from Spain. Those who want to find love in the New Year wear red underwear and yellow to have happiness.  If you want money, you must have a bill of high value when it is time to toast and if you want to travel, you must go out carrying some luggage.

In India people try to finish uncompleted work and pay off all debts before the end of the year. People buy new things for their homes or new clothes.  Animals are washed, groomed and decorated for the festival.

Chinese New Year is celebrated on the second new moon after the winter solstice. Firecrackers and noisemakers will chase away evil spirits. The fabulous dragon and lion will dance in the streets. People will wear red, the most auspicious of colors, and red envelopes with lucky money will be given to children. Tangerines are often given for good luck, but odd numbers are unlucky, so the tangerines are given in pairs.

It is traditional in Japan to spend a full week preparing for the New Year to arrive. The house must be thoroughly cleaned and all debts must be paid. All disagreements must be resolved and forgiven. Before midnight, 108 bells ring, to symbolize the elimination of 108 troubles. With no troubles, disagreements, debts, or disorder to contend with, all are free to welcome in the New Year with every expectation of peace and prosperity. The day after New Year’s is First Writing Day, when people write their hopes and dreams for the New Year.

Round shapes (representing coins) bring prosperity for the coming year in the Philippines. Families have large amounts of round fruits on the dining table and eat exactly 12 fruits at midnight (grapes). Some wear polka dots for luck.

In the USA black-eyed peas and rice called Hoppin’ John is eaten. An old saying goes, “Eat peas on New Year’s day to have plenty of everything the rest of the year.” ¬†Most people toast with champagne at midnight. The dropping of the ball from the¬†top of¬†Times Square¬†in¬†New York City¬†started in 1907.¬†¬†The custom came from the¬†time signal¬†that used to be given at noon in harbors.¬†New Year’s Eve is traditionally the busiest day of the year at¬†Walt Disney World Resort¬†in¬†Florida¬†and¬†Disneyland¬†in¬†Anaheim, California.

Well, I need to go now and get my things in order to¬†ensure¬†that I have the best New Year ever. ¬†I’m off to the store to buy some black-eyed peas, greens, lentils, grapes, and champagne. When I return I must make sure to put money in each wallet in the house. Then I will make sure to wear red, yellow, green and white. At the first stroke of midnight while jumping off a chair and holding a suitcase, I will be eating 12 grapes and making 12 wishes, hoping that I don’t choke or fall on my head. Yikes, I can’t forget the kisses! Wow, I certainly will be quite an interesting sight on New Year’s Eve. Ridiculous photos to follow, I’m sure. So Happy New Year to you all. I wish you happiness, good health, wealth and great friends to enjoy throughout the year!

 

Clear blue waters and long stretches of sand have always been the appeal of St. Petersburg, Fla. But these days, visitors are just as likely to dive into the Tampa Bay town’s vibrant arts and culture scene.

Over the last decade, the Sunshine City has evolved into a creative hub, with world-class museums, thriving galleries and bold street art that have the once-neglected downtown booming again. And soon there will be much more to admire: Three ambitious new museums will open in St. Pete over the next two years, cementing its reputation as one of Florida’s cultural hot spots.

Here’s how a short trip to the ’Burg should look:

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A hot glass demo at the Duncan McClellan Gallery.

After a blissed-out day at the beach, head into town for a late-afternoon stroll through the dazzling collection of glass sculptures crafted by Dale Chihuly at the Chihuly Collection. Stock up on colorful wares at its gift shop, then hit nearby Intermezzo Coffee & Cocktails for oysters and craft cocktails.

In the mood for something sweet? Grab a gourmet ice pop at¬†The Hyppo, which boasts a staggering array of flavors from pumpkin cheesescake to pineapple cilantro. After the sun sets, savor a fresh catch at one of St. Pete‚Äôs fine restaurants; you can‚Äôt go wrong with the olive oil-seared grouper at¬†FarmTable Cucina¬†($30). After dessert, shuffle on over to the historic¬†St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club‚ÄĒ known as the world‚Äôs largest club for the sport ‚ÄĒ for a few late-night matches.

Thanks to St. Pete‚Äôs laid-back yet imaginative spirit, there‚Äôs more art to check out the next day. More than 80 ‚ÄĒ and counting ‚ÄĒ eye-catching outdoor murals wrap buildings, walls and a main downtown intersection. ‚ÄúThey create a sense of community,‚ÄĚ says Derek Donnelly, a local talent behind a number of works. ‚ÄúI credit the art with helping turn around St. Pete.‚ÄĚ

Donnelly helps promote the annual Shine St. Petersburg Mural Festival, which wrapped its third iteration last month and is gearing up the next one in the fall of 2018. Local, national and international street artists from as far away as Australia gather to create large-scale, open-air works over 10 days.

According to Donnelly, the best place to start a mural tour is the alley behind the stores on the 600 North block of downtown‚Äôs Central Avenue. The lane is so jammed with trippy wall tattoos ‚ÄĒ including several of his compositions featuring dinosaur and sea creature ‚ÄĒ that even the dumpsters are decorated.

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The Dali MuseumDana Hoff

Don‚Äôt forget a visit to St. Pete‚Äôs popular¬†Dali Museum, ($24 for adults), which houses the largest collection of works by the mustachioed genius outside his native Spain. On a smaller scale, more than 75 galleries dot the town‚Äôs seven arts districts. In the¬†Warehouse Arts District, don‚Äôt miss the astounding glass works at¬†Duncan McClellan Gallery¬†‚ÄĒ or its romantic sculpture garden, or its hot shop demonstrations by a team of artists.

Best of all, St. Pete has much more creative capital in the pipeline.

The first outpost ‚ÄĒ the¬†Imagine Museum, which centers on glass art ‚ÄĒ opens its doors in January. A repurposed school will exhibit pieces from 55 renowned glass artists, including Harvey Littleton and Marlene Rose.

The¬†James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art¬†will also debut early next year. Occupying most of a city block, it will showcase works in oil, ink, stone and steel ‚ÄĒ evoking the frontier spirit and celebrating life in the wild. The works were collected over decades by Tom James, chairman emeritus of investment company Raymond James, and his wife Mary.

The biggest passion project of all is downtown’s $70 million Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement, scheduled to open in spring 2019. The monumental building, designed by Cuban-born local architect Alberto Alfonso, is being purpose-built to display businessman Rudy Ciccarello’s extensive decorative arts collection.

With so much art on tap ‚ÄĒ as well as year-round sunshine and those irresistible white-sand beaches ‚ÄĒ it‚Äôs worth adding St. Pete to your vacation short list.

Where to eat and sleep

From landmark hotels to catch-of-the-day restaurants, St. Petersburg has the hospitality waterfront covered. Here’s a look at some local favorites:

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Base yourself at Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach.HP

Active much? Take your pick of four sports at the historic Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club, which features 18 holes, tennis courts, a private 74-slip marina and two pools (from $264).

For a chic sleep, book a reservation at the 18-room¬†Birchwood Inn. You can‚Äôt beat the elegant rooms with four-poster beds ‚ÄĒ or the spectacular rooftop lounge (from $310).

The Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach is about 40 minutes outside of downtown St. Pete but mere seconds from a spectacular beach. (Clearwater Beach, in fact, was rated the best in the country by TripAdvisor last year.) With a pool and a spa onsite, it’s easy to unwind here (from $174).

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The Reading Room’s stylish staff.Partho

Cool and creative, the Reading Room serves delicious garden-inspired and wood-fired fare. Many of the herbs and vegetables are grown in the beds outside.

The seafood-centric menu changes daily at swanky Sea Salt, but the dishes are always fresh and succulent. Don’t miss the happy hour.

Sunday, December 3rd, the moon will seem larger and brighter than it has all year.¬† A “super moon” apparently happens when the moon is full and is at the same time the closest to the Earth during its orbit so it seems brighter than usual.

The Super Moon will be here on December 3rd and is also call a “Full Cold Moon” as it is¬† the first full moon of December or winter. It should shine approximately 16 percent brighter and 7¬†percent larger than normal, according to¬†National Geographic.¬†Then we will have a full moon on January 2 and then again on January 31. So we will have a BLUE moon in January. A BLUE moon is when a full moon occurs twice in the same month, which is pretty rare. Usually, we have 12 full months per year but 2018 will have 14 full moons-the other will be March 31st. How cool is that?

Astronomers say that the best time to see the Super moon is in the early evening just as the moon is rising and in the early morning as it is setting. You can guess when I will be looking at the Super Moon.

 

Other moons have special names that have been around for thousands of years, each name reflects what time of year it is:

January is Wolf Moon is named after the sound of hungry wolves. Native Americans and medieval Europeans would recognize their howls as a sign of midwinter. So January 3rd will be a Wolf Super Moon & January 31st will be a Blue Super Moon. Awesome!

February is the Snow Moon. Obvious.  

April is the Pink Moon.  Northern Native Americans called it this because of the early blooming wildflowers. Nice.

September is the Harvest Moon-traditional time for gathering of crops.

November is the Beaver Moon. Algonquin tribes set beaver traps for the winter fur supply & keeping warm.

Happy Holidays, however you celebrate!

Below is a list of some of the various holiday events going on in December 2017 throughout Tampa and Ibor City.

From movies in the park to Twilight 5k runs,

from boat parades to Chanukah festival fun,

a lot of good things for everyone!

 

Holiday Happenings

Annalisa Weller, Realtor¬ģ, Certified International Property Specialist

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