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111 Places in Palm Beach That You Must Not Miss

111 Places in Palm Beach That You Must Not Miss

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Overview

• The ultimate insider's guide to Palm Beach, Florida• Features interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides• Part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 250 titles and 1.5 million copies in print worldwide• Appeals to both the local market (more than 1.3 million people call Palm Beach County home) and the tourist market (nearly 8 million people visit Palm Beach every year!)• Fully illustrated with 111 full-page color photographsPalm Beach County is known for its glistening beaches, world-class golf and fun in the sun. But beneath the glitz and palm trees lies a legacy of scandal, darkly rich history and a trove of hidden gems.

A playground for the Kennedys, Vanderbilts and Rockefellers, Palm Beach was born of oil and railroad money. Creating an oasis for the elite, the island became a centerpiece of lavish vacationing and hidden dealings. With wealth and power came secrets and whisperings. Over the decades new generations of socialites have graced the island, maintaining a degree of glory days while business executives continue to find rest and relaxation within county lines.

111 Places in the Palm Beaches That You Must Not Miss provides an in-depth and diverse look into the past and present of the 561. Whether you were born here or are simply enjoying a long weekend, there is much to be discovered between these pages. From hidden artwork in Tequesta to haunted quarters in West Palm Beach to Japanese traditions in Yamato, navigate the varying landscapes of the wealthiest county in Florida.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783740808976
Publisher: Emons Publishers
Publication date: 11/09/2020
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 492,008
Product dimensions: 5.41(w) x 8.19(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

Cristyle Wood Egitto is a South Florida native, born in Miami and raised in Palm Beach County. A lover of her hometown, she has always had an affinity for the area's lifestyle, culture and history and is actively involved in the community. Cristyle currently resides in North County with her husband, Andrew, and their two daughters, Emilia and Audrey.Jakob Takos is a Palm Beach native who was born and raised in Jupiter, Florida. His love for photography has led him to start his own creative company called Nothing Negative. When he isn’t behind the lens, you can find him traveling and playing guitar as a singer and songwriter. He credits his dad for teaching him the beauty of paying close attention to the details in life.

Table of Contents

1 9/11 Memorial Plaza | North County Steel at Fire Station 3 10

2 Blueline Surf & Paddle | North County Paddle the Jupiter Waterway 12

3 The Brewhouse Gallery | North County A cultural hub of music, murals, and mash 14

4 Cato's Bridge | North County Action below the bridge 16

5 Dog Beach | North County Unleash the salty hounds of Jupiter Beach 18

6 DuBois Pioneer House | North County The house on the hill 20

7 Gas Station Dumpster Art | North County Juno Beach roadmap at the Mobil loo 22

8 Hidden WWII Memorial | North County Where two heroes intersect 24

9 JFK's Island Bunker | North County Snooze on Peanut Island 26

10 Juno Beach Pier Sunrise | North County Picture perfect morning rays 28

11 Jupiter Donut | North County Where donut dreams come true 30

12 Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse | North County The oldest building shines a light on Jupiter 32

13 Jupiter Ridge | North County Bird watching along longest Intracoastal shoreline 34

14 Loxahatchee Battlefield | North County Burial grounds within Riverbend Park 36

15 Lyn St. James Crash Site | North County Making a fiery entrance at PBIR 38

16 MacArthur's Banyan Tree | North County A living tribute to a founding father 40

17 Maltz Jupiter Theatre | North County From student to star-studded 42

18 Munyon Island | North County Hygeia on the lesser-known island 44

19 Perry Como's Final Gig | North County Burial on the county line at Riverside Memorial Park 46

20 The Pumphouse | North County Shaping the waterways of Palm Beach 48

21 Sailfish Marina | North County Catch, eat, or feed the fish 50

22 Sea Shell City | North County Trinkets and treasures from the sea 52

23 Shopping Mall Masterpiece | North County Heavy metal and loud art in the back lot 54

24 Square Grouper | North County Bales, bands, bootleggers, and Buffet 56

25 Town & Country Feed | North County Al Capone's Jupiter Farms hideout 58

26 Turtle Walk | North County Explore and observe with Loggerhead Marinelife 60

27 Waters of the World | North County Dip into international waters at PGA National Resort 62

28 1000 Mermaids | Central County Swim in a sea of mermaids 64

29 Aioli on Dixie | Central County First sourdough bakery in West Palm Beach 66

30 Armory Art Center | Central County From farm stand to easel 68

31 The Barefoot Mailman | Central County Buried Palm Beach stories at Woodlawn Cemetery 70

32 Belk's General Store | Central County Gangster poker in the back room 72

33 Bethesda-by-the-Sea | Central County The Spanish Memorial 74

34 Big Dog Rescue Ranch | Central County Finding forever homes 76

35 Bike the Lake Trail | Central County Shirts not required 78

36 Brazilian Court | Central County The allure of yesterday meets the comfort of today 80

37 Buccan's Chef Conley | Central County Small plates and big flavors 82

38 Bulk Candy Store | Central County Sweets by the handful 84

39 Censored at The Breakers | Central County Scantily clad feminism takes flight on the island 86

40 Church Mouse Thrifting | Central County Where one socialite's trash is another's treasure 88

41 Coral Sky Amphitheatre | Central County A colorful display on and off the stage at sunset 90

42 Cracker Johnson House | Central County The Sugar Hill of West Palm 92

43 Dade County Bank | Central County Older than its Palm Beach County address 94

44 El Solano House | Central County A stone's throw from Billionaire's Row 96

45 FITTEAM Ballpark | Central County A different kind of presidential race 98

46 Fortune Cookie | Central County An Asian market for chefs in the know 100

47 Gatorland No More | Central County Watch your toes 102

48 Ghosts in the Coral Cut | Central County Pretty by day, haunted by night 104

49 Giraffe Painting | Central County Art is a tall order at Lion Country Safari 106

50 Grave of Johnnie Brown | Centra] County No more monkey business 108

51 Green's Pharmacy | Central County Laughter is the best medicine 110

52 Harriet Himmel Theater | Central County To have and to hold, pray or punch 112

53 Havana's 24-Hour Window | Central County Caffeine and craquetas around the clock 114

54 HEAU Mural | Central County The beauty under the bridge 116

55 H. G. Roosters | Central County Where being a drag is being the life of the party 118

56 Hoffman's Chocolates | Central County Welcome to the sweet side of life 120

57 The Kennedy Pew | Central County Don't answer the red phone 122

58 Kravis Center Organ | Central County The million dollar, one-of-a-kind sound machine 124

59 The Leopard Lounge | Central County Hidden erotica if you know where to look 126

60 Lilly Pulitzer Design | Central County Palm Beach's main squeeze on Worth Avenue 128

61 Little Red Schoolhouse | Central County Turn of the century education 130

62 Lorikeet Loft | Central County This place is for the birds 132

63 Lost Weekend | Central County Game night for grownups at the "bar-cade" 134

64 Mar-a-Lago | Central County The grandest parties and murderous design 136

65 Mounts Botanical Garden | Central County Walk on water at Windows on the Floating World 138

66 Norton Museum of Art | Central County Claude Monet's impressions of landscapes 140

67 Okeeheelee Park | Central County Professional grade outdoor play 142

68 Palm Beach Clock Tower | Central County The gateway to Worth Avenue 144

69 Palm Beach Garage | Central County Cars in the corridor of collectibles 146

70 Palm Beach Improv | Central County Fresh material and big laughs on a small stage 148

71 Palm Beach Par 3 | Central County Keeping it short but very sweet 150

72 Paramount Theater | Central County Worshipping the classics at church 152

73 Railcar 91 at Whitehall | Central County Travel back in time at Flagler Museum 154

74 Rapids Water Park | Central County Slide through the Brain Drain 156

75 Raptis Rare Books | Central County Printed, bound, and preserved through time 158

76 Rhythm & Hues | Central County Coloring outside the lines 160

77 Richard & Pat Johnson Museum | Central County Palm Beach history at the courthouse 162

78 Riddle House | Central County Enter if you dare at Yesteryear Village 164

79 Rolls-Royce under the Sea | Central County Buried treasure in the Palm Beach Triangle 166

80 Royal Palm Way | Central County Travel through the namesake palms 168

81 Science on a Sphere | Central County Full circle at South Florida Science Museum 170

82 Serenity Garden | Central County Bring tiers to your eyes at tea time 172

83 Sloan's Startling Restroom | Central County Don't forget to lock the door 174

84 Society of the Four Arts | Central County A living garden classroom 176

85 SolarNow Tree | Central County Keeping renewable energy on track at Brightline 178

86 Swank Specialty Produce | Central County Farm to farm table 180

87 Ta-boo's Window Seat | Central County Still the most glamorous seat in town 182

88 Virginia Philip Wine Shop | Central County A sip above the rest at The Royal 184

89 Warehouse District | Central County Breathing life into empty warehouses 186

90 WPB Fishing Club | Central County From sportfishing to safeguarding 188

91 Arthur R. Marshall Park | South Country Entrance to the glades 190

92 Artists Alley | South County Discover local talent in Pineapple Grove 192

93 Bedner Farms U-Pick | South County Farm to basket shopping 194

94 Benny's on the Beach | South County A meal above the Atlantic 196

95 The Blue Anchor | South County Pints and spirits at a spooky good bar 198

96 Bodies in the Gulfstream | South County A chilling tale along Boynton Beach 200

97 Caddyshack Was Here | South County No gophers allowed 202

98 The Colony Hotel Haunting | South County Where some guests never check out 204

99 Cornell Art Museum | South County From abandoned to vibrant at Old School Square 206

100 The Funky Biscuit | South Country Walls of Fame at the Biscuit 208

101 Joel M. Starkey Library | South County Pride and publications at Compass Community Center 210

102 Marty's Cube at Boca Muse | South County Push to start 212

103 Nomad Surf Shop | South Country Over 50 years of stoke 214

104 Omote-Senke Tea Ceremony | South County Tradition and culture whisked together 216

105 Polo Hall of Fame | South County Portraits of horses to remember 218

106 Saltwater Brewery | South County Explore the depths of beer inspired by the sea 220

107 Sandoway Discovery Center | South County Dip your toes in the sands of time 222

108 Silverball Museum | South County Play the classics 224

109 Spady Museum | South County Take a ride and remember 226

110 Taru Garden | South County Lush oasis in the heart of downtown 228

111 Wick Costume Museum | South County Costumes straight from Broadway's stages 230

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