A Greener Future in Florida

As our city expands to accommodate the growing population, new homeowners are researching and engaging in “green” construction. This lowers their carbon footprint and ensures healthy, sustainable, and nontoxic environments for their families. Green building is a vast topic that includes reducing demolition waste, sourcing recycled and low-toxicity materials, ensuring a home is built along […]

A Brief History of the Island of Palms

An image of historic Palm Beach is easy to conjure, much like a Slim Aarons photograph: a woman in a Lily Pulitzer sheath and oversized sunglasses, Hermès scarf wrapped around her coiffed hair, stands before a turquoise pool and bright tropical garden. There is a martini somewhere in frame. She is casually chic, confident, and […]

New York City Nostalgia

nostalgic image of Brooklyn Bridge

‘Will I miss the culture of New York when moving to Palm Beach?’  It’s no secret New York City offers unparalleled opportunity, unyielding energy and unending inspiration. As both Frank Sinatra and Jay-Z have said, the Empire State is where dreams are made. But dreams are also forged in Palm Beach, the idyllic vacation hub […]

Interview With Kelly Smallridge, CEO of the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Kelly Smallridge, President and CEO of Palm Beach County’s public/private economic development agency, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB). She serves as the longest tenured economic development President in the State of Florida. We discussed quality of life, tax advantages, travel ease, cost of […]

Interview with Ned Grace IV of NDT, on bringing White Elephant Palm Beach

  This week I had the pleasure of sitting down with Ned Grace IV, co-founder of NDT. Ned moved to Palm Beach from the Northeast in 2013 and has seen many friends follow suit.  Ned is no stranger to the hospitality business, you could even say it’s in his blood. His father Ned Grace III […]

An Insider’s Guide: Palm Beach County’s Best Schools

The best schools of palm beach county saint andrews academy

Gone are the days when parents had to make the near impossible decision on relocating to Florida, perhaps at the cost of an East Coast education. Most will agree, a strong education is of utmost importance and will provide a strong foundation for college and beyond. The good news is, when it comes to the […]

10 Fun Things to do When it Rains in Palm Beach   

boy playing in the rain

Idyllic weather, perennial beach days and a plethora of outdoor activities make Palm Beach a treasured destination for visitors and residents alike. However its proximity to the vast ocean and warm sunshine make rain in the summer months a certainty. The good news is, storms are typically brief, never very cold, and frequently followed by […]