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Regardless of the weather, live webcams offer virtual excursions to South Florida sights and attractions, including shorelines, and piers. Waves roll ashore. Sunshine — or rain — sparkles on the ocean’s surface. Palm fronds sway. From home, soak up dazzling ocean scenes and other sights from South Florida, including zoos, parks and shopping districts. Some …

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Got time? If you’ve got some spare time and you’re looking for a way to give back to your community and make a difference in the lives of others, volunteering is a great option. There are many different volunteer opportunities available, so you’re sure to find one that’s a good fit for you. And the …

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If you haven’t experienced the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center recently, here is a list of some upcoming activities that expose kids to fun, outdoor conservation and environmental programs. Admission and parking are free. Some activities do have nominal fees. Some require advance registration. Some are free. All programs are subject to cancellation due to inclement …

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The following information has been verified and updated for all of South Florida in 2024. June 1, the Atlantic hurricane season starts. Stay informed through Nov. 30. Also read our posts about: Stock up on storm supplies in Florida tax-free, June 1-14, 2024 Hurricane prep for pets: Have your supplies? Pack your go-bag and emergency …

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Miami-Dade Animal Services wants to know: How’s your emergency storm prep going? Do you have all your pet supplies? The start of the season is in June, so the county agency reminds residents to “always include your furry family members in your storm plans!” When planning an emergency kit, pet owners are urged to consider …

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The aftermath of a hurricane can be devastating and leave you and loved ones without basic necessities. Here’s a  helpful guide to creating an essential and basic emergency supply kit. It’s recommended you pack these items in weather-proof duffel bags or plastic bins – or a combination of both. Here’s what to pack: Three-day supply …

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach was founded more than 40 years ago, but the challenges it faces today have not only been compounded by the effects of recent climate change but also by the increase of red tide and toxic blue-green algae on sea creatures and ocean ecology. Situated on one of the …

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Free beach parking might seem like a dream in Miami-Dade and Broward counties, but plenty of spaces can be found along Palm Beach County’s 37 miles of coastline.   The free beachside parking spots get easier to find as you travel north from Boca Raton to Tequesta.   To keep up with the latest news, …

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South Florida offers plenty of activities for savoring the fresh air — including outdoor happy hours.  Whether you’re in Miami-Dade, Broward, or Palm Beach counties, we’ve got your one-stop shop for finding the perfect outdoor venue to enjoy a drink — or two. Outdoor Happy Hours in Miami-Dade County Mayami Mexicantina & Bar, 127 NW …

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Marco-Polo — Spish-Splash, come on in, the water’s fine. Grab your swimsuits, it’s time for some aquatic fun under sunny South Florida skies. While some pools, like those at the YMCAs, are usually open year-round, others, such as water parks with slides and many municipal or community pools, tend to be seasonal. The good news …

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