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a new decade there are now $5 drinks all day & night at the Sunset Bar. That includes Margaritas, Flavored Vodka drinks & Rum Runners all served in the monster-sized Hurricane Glasses. Entertainer Evelyn Russell has been booked for every Saturday night this month and owner Matt Reber announced there will be no cover. Chef Terry’s tasty Prime Rib is served every Friday & Saturday night, the perfect compliment to the live jazz, standards and dance music performed by Evelyn Russell. At lunchtime the Sunset Express Lunch has always been the best deal in town. For only $7.50 you’ll get a huge Half-Sandwich & Soup or Pasta Du Jour & Soup and you’ll get it fast! There is also a brand new patio bar coming in January and the outdoor tables are now available for reservations in the fabulously appointed north-side patio. Located in the beautiful Northwood Village 2 blocks west of Dixie on 24th Street there is plenty of free parking. Open for lunch from Tues to Friday at 11AM and dinner Tues to Sat at 5PM. Call 561-832-2722 for reservations or visit www.eatatsunset.com for more info.

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The former Bianca’s space on US-1 in Juno Beach has re-opened as the 101 Grill. Steve & Angela have been booked for Friday & Saturday nights and the crowd has returned. This used to be the

a full pound of Shrimp free! Fresh Catch Seafood is the spot for live Blue Crabs that are delicious when prepared Garlic-style as you wait. You can stop in and grab $20 of Live Blue Crabs, get em steamed, get a pound of free Shrimp steamed and get home with a huge seafood dinner for the family for only $20! See page 4 for info. I’ve talked to lot’s of locals who are very impressed by the new look at Jade Kitchen on Northwood Road. The bar is perfect for having a glass of wine and appetizers before dinner or just as a snack. If you’re in search of true gourmet cuisine with the freshest ingredients and the latest preparation techniques Jade is the place. Owner Wayne prepares every dish himself and spends hours during the day devising new ways to cook your favorite foods. Have a meal at Jade Kitchen and see for yourself why this spot has drawn rave reviews from the toughest food critics in the country - see page 4 for info. Kasey's Koffee at the Art Colony is now open! They’re serving homemade soups, salads & daily specials. Wednesday night has always been a big night for local artists, musicians and actors to gather at Art Colony and now Kasey's Koffee has announced a $10 per person family style dinner - perfect for the starving artist! If you want to know what’s happening in the entertainment industry scene show up for the Wednesday night gathering. Of course there’s free WI-FI so you can show off any music, art or performances you have online. Check page 5 for more info.

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If you have not tried this amazing restaurant make check it out! With the season here people start reservations tonight - there is not a better craving invitations to the best parties restaurant in this town at any price than Nonna Maria. with the See page 12 best people for info. at the best You know locations. One how some way to ensure restaurants yourself entree always say you to the in crowd can’t combine is to be able special offers? to dance like Here’s one a star. The place you best place can combine to do that is them and the the exclusive June and Frank at FUSION LOUNGE savings are Paramount extreme! The Ballroom, owned by world-renowned dance star ultra-chic Entre Nous has announced a Alec Lazo. Sure there’s always celebrities 3-Course Prix Fixe menu for only $24 at the Paramount, but what makes this that includes your choice of Salad, Entree room so fantastic is the friendly attitude & Dessert. Here’s the rub - you can also of everyone there. You can start from get Happy Hour prices on your cocktails scratch and be dancing like a pro within from 5-6:30 Monday to Saturday! No, you a month and the lessons are priced right don’t have to sit at the bar - you’ll get - only $99 gets you 3 private lessons, 1 Happy Hour prices at your table! Owners group class and 1 exclusive dance party Candie & Jason L. have created the great invitation. You’ve got to mention the Palm American flair restaurant in our area Beach Sun to get this deal and I’d call now the food here is stimulating and artistic. and book your spot before classes fill up - See page 15, save some cash and try it see page 2 for info! tonight! Everybody’s talking about the Fusion S Lounge on Northlake. One gal said to Royal Poinciana Way me “It’s the type of place we’ve needed W E in this area for years.” Owner Barbara Paramount Ballroom Mangone has booked Heidi & the El Cats N for December 17th, this is a very hot band Here’s the best way to beat the that rocked the house last weekend. Jazz Monday blues - $1 Margaritas at La Stream will be back on December 10th, Fogata! Just purchase any entree on a great trio that does a variety of upbeat Monday and you’ll get $1 Margaritas tunes. Now the Fusion has announced all night long. If you haven’t tried the a new Happy Hour from 5-8PM Margaritas at La Fogata they are the best Wednesday to Friday featuring 2-4-1 - combined with their fresh hot chips & House Wine along with $2 Domestics and cool salsa they will make you forget and $1 off Imports. Thursday nights about whatever happened on Monday the Fusion is Doo Wop and oldies with and put your mind on the future. You talented Danny Cove on keyboards should already know that Wednesday doing all your favorite standards. The night at La Fogata entrees are only $9 - Fusion now has tasty low priced food easily one of the best deals in the nation. the new menu has Shrimp, Ravioli, fresh This is gourmet Mexican cuisine with all ground Burgers & Salads with everything the trimmings and served sizzling hot - priced under $10! The back patio is great you’ll hear it sizzle when it comes to the for having a smoke under the stars and table! See page 2 and have some fun at enjoying the waterfront and the interior has been re-fitted to provide a lot more La Fogata with your friends tonight! The holiday season is a special time room and bar space along with a dance when Mom does a lot of cooking. Give floor - see page 9 and check this spot out her a break one night this week and take - it’s happening! her to the Carving Station for a Prime Rib The map below shows: dinner! You won’t spend $30, or even $20, 1: La Fogata, 2: Tulipan Bakery, it will only set you back $9.59! That price 3: Fusion Lounge, 4: Nonna Maria, includes the entire buffet - 6 different 5: Entre Nous, 6: Carving Station meats, soups, salads, vegetables, pastas S and much more. As one fellow told Park Ave 6 me, The Carving Station is where the 5 professional diners eat. I swear by their E 3 1 Leg of Lamb and the Bone in Ham - the 4 2 taste is just incredible! See page 10 for info and get stuffed tonight - it’s all-uHow about a pound of free Shrimp? can eat! Nonna Maria Restaurant has Fresh Catch Seafood owner Mark has announced a Prix Fixe menu for New announced a December special that will Year’s Eve priced at only $35.95. I’d make blow your mind! Spend $20 and you’ll get

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For many years in this town when you wanted to take a walk on the wild side the El Cid was the place. This famed landmark lounge across from the P.B. Post building on Dixie has been re-opened by Michael Boggiano and they will have a huge party December 15th with an open bar from 7-9PM. The entire space has been updated and redone with lots of flat screen TV’s, a huge bar, plenty of cozy seating in booths & pool tables in the back room. There’s also a new restaurant serving food all night and doing a great lunch special for only $5.95 during the week. Wednesday is Pizza Day with $10 Pizza’s including 3 toppings all day & night. The longest Happy Hour in town has returned from 11AM to 7PM with drink specials on Well’s & Domestic Beers. The El Cid has the Sunday Ticket with all the NFL games and Saturday & Monday is College Night with Beer Pong starting at 10PM along with 25-cent Wings and $5 Pitchers. Sundays at 7PM it’s Open Jam with the El Cid Band and lots of local musicians sitting in. The crowd at El Cid has been heavy with good looking girls and Rock Star types with a Palm Beach presence after 9PM every night. See page 2 and make plans to be at the Grand Opening! Here are two great deals on two big nights - Friday & Sunday. Sunday at the fabulous Thai Jo City Place you will get a Live Maine Lobster for only $10.95! And that low price includes 2 sides! Who said eating lobster was just for the rich? You have to call and make reservations and mention the Palm Beach Sun price of only $10.95. I don’t know how much longer this deal will last so call now to get this unbelievable bargain! If you like going out on Friday nights after getting paid and blowing a ton of cash this deal ain’t for you. If you like going out on Friday night and getting your fill of Martinis, Beer and California Rolls and paying only $1 for each of them this deal is for you! The place is Sushi Jo at PGA Commons and the deal is good every Friday night. Sushi Jo PGA just announced a slew of new specials - see the front cover and take advantage of them while they last!

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An old pal of mine that I hadn’t spoken with for at least a year called me last week and said “I read your column and you are right - Manhattan Bagel’s are the best in town.” If you are a bagel lover and have not been to this spot you’re missing the best! My friend said every time he’s near the Promenade Plaza his kids start asking to “get some Manhattan Bagels.” His wife swears by the fresh salads there and he also said the grilled sandwiches are extremely tasty. You’ll be the star at any gathering when you show up with the Express Pak Bucket from Manhattan Bagel - 13 Bagels & 2 Cream Cheese Tubs for only $13! See page 6 for info. Living in the Palm Beaches is a good life, full of many privileges that others don’t get to enjoy. One of those is being able to stop by the Tulipan Family Bakery for a custom cake at Christmas time. Sure, their pastries are out of this world delicious. Yes, the breads are fanatically fantastic. But when you order one of their custom cakes you’ll understand why this business has been thriving for 20 years. This holiday season take a little time to get a memorable cake with your special holiday family note on it in sweet icing. Your family will remember that cake forever - see the back cover and order it today! If you want to liven up the party check out DrumDanceTheatre.com, their shows at KavasutraTu I’ve seen are fantastic and the DrumDanceTheatre is available for bookings this season at private parties, events and nightclubs.


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The National Association of REALTOR’S preamble to the “Code of Ethics,” to which all members subscribe, begins with the following: “Under all is the land. Upon its wise utilization and widely allocated ownership depend the survival and growth of free institutions and of our civilization.” I have read those words many times in reminder that what we do in this business of real estate every day is to take actions that transfer ownership of “the land” and that which is set upon it. And with that goes an obligation to treat all with dignity, integrity and respect. A residence (a home) to which one has title entitles the owner to his or her piece of that land – a small share of the planet’s resources and its place in the future of our civilization. So I thought this Season of good wishes and glad tidings was a good time to remind all of us of the value of home ownership. An investment in what looks like a good stock can fall in future value to zero, with you holding a certificate of worthless paper. But, although an investment in land and a home may increase and decrease with the market place, it will always have value – and your deed -- a valuable piece of paper. As a Realtor for over 22 years I do not take lightly the responsibility of respecting the land and in seeing to it that transactions transferring ownership are handled in a manner respectful of the value of the property to both Buyer and Seller. And that is the philosophy of my office and our associates. We’ve decked the halls and invite you to come visit our office and see our tree, and to bring an unwrapped toy to put under it for those not as fortunate as we are. John Q. Podesta is a national instructor and author of the “Real Estate Professional Assistant” course of the National Association of Realtors. He is the Managing Broker of Crystal Tree Realty in North Palm Beach. For more information: JohnQPodesta@gmail. com or 561-379-5875.


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THE BIGGEST “SORE” LOSER: Riviera Beach Councilperson Dawn Pardo T

he Riviera Beach marina referendum passed on November 2nd. The planned Rybovich industrial boatyard for megayachts was soundly defeated by the voters. On November 4th, Rybovich graciously acknowledged defeat and abandoned the project. It also dropped its $10 million lawsuits against two members of the Citizens Task Force who successfully put the referendum on the ballot. Councilperson Pardo was brought to tears by the defeat, now that she would no longer have access to Rybovich’s corporate jet that had flown her to Tallahassee on at least one occasion. Even though Rybovich admitted defeat, Dawn Pardo, our resident dictator with a gavel, decided to up her slimeball reputation a couple more notches. Pardo successfully pushed both the City Council and Community Redevelopment Agency to file an appeal with the 4th District Court of Appeals in an attempt to nullify the results of the referendum vote!

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his is not the first such effort by Pardo to stymie the public will. She previously pushed the City to file a lawsuit to stop the referendum prior to the election, one that failed when Judge Edward H. Fine ruled that the referendum would remain on the ballot. Pardo was furious with Judge Fine, the longest tenured Judge in Palm Beach County with 33 years on the bench and referred to him as a “fool.” Pardo’s ongoing futile efforts to thwart the will of the people are clear evidence of her narcissistic personality and disregard for those she represents. Pardo pursues power at all costs and lacks normal inhibitions in its pursuit. Her grandiose vision for the marina was for naught, and this has triggered a pattern of destructive behavior that warrants more than just the current citizen’s initiated recall to remove her from office. State Attorney McAuliffe, a.k.a. the fearless wonderboy, needs to conclude his investigations and finally proceed to the issuance of some indictments. There is nothing confusing about Pardo’s participation in a competitive bid rigging scam, when she refused to put the marina out for an RFP (request for proposal), and instead leased it to Rybovich without allowing industrial boatyards from around the world to compete for this unique property. (This was not the fi rst time Pardo refused to follow the legally mandated competitive process. She just voted to approve the City waste contract to Waste Management, even though Waste Management was ranked 4th after the RFP process had been completed and did not even have the lowest price!) After having her campaign kick-off party at the City marina Tiki Bar, she conveniently voted to approve its lease renewal to include another 8000 square feet of City property, again without the statutory-mandated RFP. All of which cost the taxpayers millions by her continual disregard for the competitive procurement process. The voters need to step up and recall Pardo from office. This City can neither afford nor tolerate the continued havoc that Pardo is wreaking on it.

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Lending money to Riviera Beach Councilman Cedrick Thomas has not been a great investment for the Business Loan Fund of the Palm Beaches. Now known as the Center for Enterprise Opportunity, the non-profit lender receives public money to make loans to emerging businesses. Usually those seeking loans are asked to put up collateral such as their homes or other hard assets. In the case of Cedrick Thomas he put up nothing but his signature. Why he was allowed to do that remains a mystery. Thomas got the loan which as of March showed a balance of $175,440 plus $29,631 in interest. The interest may have been piling up due to Thomas not making the payments. In October of 2009 the Loan Fund got a court judgment against Thomas in an attempt to force him to come up with financial records of where he actually spent the money and how the Loan Fund could collect the debt. Not only did Thomas not put up any collateral he also refused to turn over financial records. What residents want to know is where did Thomas spend all the cash? A representative for the Center for Enterprise Opportunity said “we don’t know what he bought with the money.” In March of 2010 he won election to his current seat on the council by 11 votes. Many residents claim Thomas, who has a $97,000 a year “bus contract” with the Riviera Beach Maritime Academy, is in the pocket of Viking Yachts. Viking Yachts is the Master Developer in Riviera Beach and pushed hard for the Rybovich Boat Repair Yard at the Riviera Beach Marina, which was defeated in a recent referendum. Residents objected to giving a private business 40% of their public marina and the removal of 400 boat slips used by the public to make way for 4 super-yachts getting repairs. Now Thomas, sitting on the council and insisting on voting on matters involving Viking Yachts, is allegedly leading the charge to use taxpayers money to overturn the referendum by filing an appeal on the language. Why the Feds have not intervened and stopped him is another mystery. Now Thomas has quietly agreed to a settlement on the loan and a resumption of payments. Residents are still upset over the way Thomas blatantly pushed the Rybovich takeover of the public Marina, going so far as to stand at the polling place on Singer Island and intimidate voters arriving to vote, which my publisher witnessed firsthand. During several council meetings before the referendum vote took place Thomas spoke often about the need for more revenue at the Marina. He failed to mention that he voted to give away the Tiki Bar lease for about $6500 a month, even though there was an offer of $22,000 a month from another bidder. That vote has cost the city residents $186,000 a year. Then there are allegations, allegedly made in sworn depositions, that Thomas attempted to shake down the high bidder, telling him they’d have to meet somewhere and the bidder would be required to “take off all his clothes so I can make sure your not wearing a wire” and then “I’ll tell you how the Tiki Bar lease works.” Now there are allegations that Riviera residents have been paying the bill for power & water at the Tiki Bar, and several council members have known about it. Some residents claim the Tiki Bar owners have been making monthly payoffs to council people in return for the cheap rent deal and free power & water. Tiki Bar employees claim numerous city officials including certain council members are often drinking & eating at the Tiki Bar with large groups and they are told to comp the check, which usually results in them getting stiffed on their tip. This whole thing stinks and makes me understand how Cedrick Thomas got his nickname - “The Great Corrupter.” Loxahatchee Nudist camp under fire......If you think Loxahatchee doesn’t swing think again. A place called Sunsport Gardens is known world-wide for their 130 trailers of nude loving residents. It started in 1965 and has grown every year since with 40 acres for people to wander around nude. Their website displays a letter from Northwood resident and well-known nudist Carl Flick supporting the no-smoking policy along with photos of families including children standing around the pool in the buff. Loxahatchee Groves incorporated in 2006 and is now enacting a density land use of 1 home per 5 acres, which would only allow 8 home sites. The local Mayor Dave Browning indicated he will support the nudist camp saying- “My thought is we will probably allow them to keep the intensity they have now, we really don't want to put businesses out of business.” Phony modeling agency..........Watch out for InterFACE Talent Agency at your local shopping mall. The company has allegedly hit our area with sales reps who hang out at the mall and approach parents with children. Reps allegedly tell parents their child “has the look” they are seeking for a national company. Parents are then invited to quickly take advantage of the national search by coming to their office and doing a photo shoot (up to $1500) and paying to be on the firms database ($2300 for 4 years) so national advertising agencies and casting directors can view their photos. The company arrived in South Florida after New Jersey’s Better Business Bureau had 230 complaints and rated the firm with an “F”. 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"What mainstream media won't tell you"

By Hutton Carter, III

Serving Rotten food to our troops.........U.S. troops serving in Iraq were served rotten food by a Texas businessman and his company American Grocers. If our troops knew while they were in Iraq serving they were being served food from a man named Samir Mahmoud Itani it may have raised an eyebrow. Itani and his family members own American Grocers and just paid a $15 million fine for buying food at huge discounts that was expiring from Kraft, Hershey, Frito Lay & Sara Lee and ordering employees to use acetone and spray paint to change the expiration dates on the product labels in Texas. The food was then shipped to Iraq. The food included hamburger patties, lobster, potato flakes and turkeys among other items. Itani charged the government $36 million for the rotten food, making the fine of $15 million a joke. What makes it worse is that this company “American Grocers” owned by this guy Samir Mahmoud Itani, may still be providing food to our troops. Where is our national media on this one? A fall from sports history...... NY Giants Superbowl star Dave Meggett has been sent to prison for 30 years following a rape conviction. The 44-year old football star led the NFL in punt returns during his first two seasons and had 129 yards in combined yards in the Giants' 20-19 Super Bowl XXV victory over the Buffalo Bills. He is 2nd all time in NFL record books for punt returns with 3,708 yards. Meggett raped a 21-year old girl after she couldn’t repay him some money he lent her in North Charleston, South Carolina. Sex and Dave Meggett never seemed to work well after he retired from the NFL in 1999 and returned to North Charleston, where he attended high school. In 2007, he pleaded guilty to the sexual battery of a girlfriend and over time faced 5 different sex charges with various women. Meggett will not be eligible for parole until 2035. The world of money......A trial in Manhattan is revealing what life is like for oil rich Saudis born into royalty. The Bolkiah family rules Brunei, a nation of 350,000. They have accounted for 50% of all Rolls Royce sales since the 1990’s. Prince Jefri Bolkiah of Brunei was once famously sued in 1997 by former Miss USA Shannon Marketic for keeping her and a group of American beauty queens captive in the 1,788-room Royal Palace in Brunei. Now 56, Prince Jefri was once sued by his brother for stealing $15 Billion from their bank accounts. Prince Jefri moved to Long Island, living in a mansion on 28 acres where he allegedly spent billions on hookers, paintings, a yacht named Tits with 2 speedboats called Nipple I & Nipple II and over 2,000 cars including the latest Ferraris and Aston Martins. He had the toilet brushes plated in gold and a $250 million-a-year budget for call girls. He once had 40 of them flown to London's Dorchester Hotel, owned by his family, to dance around his room. NYU student Jillian Lauren, now 37, wrote a book “Some Girls: My Life in a Harem” that claimed the average rate was $10K a day for girls and the family preferred blond Beauty Queens with trumped up titles like “Nebraska Corn Husker Queen.” The real comedy is that all this stuff has come out during a lawsuit filed by Prince Jefri claiming two NYC financial adviser cheated him out of a paltry $7 million. The trial was still going on at press time. Antique screwup.....A poor working class British family brought a Chinese vase that they had owned for 60 years to a show called “Going For a Song” on the BBC that was remade into what is now “Antiques Roadshow.” The arrogant curator told them it was “nothing more than a clever reproduction” and sent them away as idiots. That was 40 years ago. When a family member recently inherited it he sent it to the Arts Club of London where it sat for months among other junk collecting dust. An expert then got around to evaluating the piece and estimated it could sell for big money, claiming it was made in 1740 for the royal court of Qianlong, the fifth emperor of the Qing dynasty. So they sent it to an auction last month at the house of Peter Bainbridge, a very small business with just three full-time employees. After a 30-minute battle by billionaires phoning in bids the final price was $85.9 million by an anonymous buyer in China. The auction house will get $13 million and the family gets $69 million. You might want to refrain from throwing out any old vases. Have you heard about..........The U.S. launched what allegedly is the biggest big-brother eavesdropping satellite in history recently at Cape Canaveral using for only the 4th time what’s called a “Delta-4 Heavy” - the most powerful rocket booster ever made with 2 million pounds of thrust.........Rod Stewart’s wild child Sean Stewart is marrying a woman 9 years older that he met in rehab. Sean, now 30, lives with Chantel Kendall who is loaded with cash and has a Malibu mansion, which should work for Sean as Hot-Rod allegedly cut him off in an attempt to break his cocaine habit......Willie Nelson, now 77, was busted for weed again in Texas last month on his way to Austin for a show. This follows his 2006 bust for over a pound of pot and mushrooms which got him 6 months probation - party on dude......Word’s out the Feds are close to announcing charges against the top leaders of the Columbo Crime Family in a multi-state case that includes Palm Beach area members and a made guy named Sebastiano Saracino who has allegedly turned rat after being popped for a murder............Remember, Don’t repeat a word of this! It’s all on the QT!

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CLEVELAND ART OPENS IN PALM BEACH Just in time for your holiday shopping, Cleveland Art has opened a showroom in Palm Beach. Turning industrial salvage and machine parts into furniture, light fixtures and accessories for the home, office and retail environments, Cleveland Art transforms unused items from our industrial past into functional art. Featured pieces at the Palm Beach location include industrial inspired carts, tables, cabinets, hand-blown glass lighting, seating and shelves. Touted by such publications as The New York Times, Apartment Therapy, Architectural Digest, Blueprint, Country Living, Elle, Décor and Metropolitan Home, Cleveland Art furniture and lamps can be found in many Ralph Lauren stores and the homes of Stephen Spielberg and Gwyneth Paltrow. Owner/designer Jason Wein blows glass using unorthodox techniques to create bowls and lights that convey a sense of moving water. The Cleveland Art collection enhances any space with a natural, modern, and sculptural beauty. See their information on page 10 - a gift from Cleveland Art would be truly unforgettable. This holiday season Nowlin Flower Shop is your Teddy Bear Headquarters! Even with all the high tech gadgets that they want this year, kids still love having their own snuggly friend and Nowlin’s has bears and beanie babies in every size, color and description. Nowlin Flower Shop has been doing business in Northwood Village for over 75 years - they know flowers and gifts! Save that trip to the mall for another day and explore Nowlin Flowers in Northwood Village. They’re a local business that does it right! For more information see page 4. Keep your cars and boats looking brand new with detailing from Lázaro Car Wash & Detailing. Not only do you look better driving a clean car, but your car and boat will retain their value when they are well cared for. Lázaro comes to your location to give personal hand washing attention to your car or boat. Check out the Condo Special - one car washed and detailed for only $40 or two for only $70. Call a friend and get in on this great dealspread the word at your condo and line up the cars!. See their information on page 6. There are many considerations when hiring caregivers for ourselves or loved ones. If you are in need of home health care help where do you turn? I heartily recommend T&T Nursing Services for their caring and qualified RN's, Home Companions, Home Health Aides, Certified Nursing Assistants and Licensed Practical Nurses. They are available 24/7 to help you. See the information on page 13 and give them a call. Do you wonder if you are doing all you can to get the nutrition you and your family need to stay healthy? As a vegan I need to know that I'm getting the right balance of nutrients - so I visit Scott Moon at Sunflower Nutrition to stock up on vitamins and supplements. He also has many health foods on his shelves so you can pick up your flax seeds, chia, brown rice, agave and so much more all in one place. Scott has it all and he’s knowledgeable, helpful and friendly. Check out his ad on page 12 and drop in for your vitamins, supplements and health foods.

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180 Fitness on Dixie Highway near Belvedere is the newest, brightest and best equipped fitness club for you. Owner Josh Johnson has created a fitness club where you can have specialized personal training, brand new equipment, nutritional counseling, group classes of yoga, spin, pilates, kick boxing, and more in a beautiful, friendly environment with the latest in high tech equipment. Check out the ad on page 7 and call them today to take your fitness in a new direction. With all the hustle and bustle of the holidays it’s important to take some time out for yourself. Relax with a facial and a new hairstyle from Diva Di and Donetta at Mucci Salon. Diva Di is offering a complimentary eyebrow shaping with your facial and if you visit the Palm Beach Sun website at www.palmbeachsun.net, click on Diva Di’s banner ad you will receive a surprise coupon. You’ll enjoy your relaxing visit to Mucci Salon - I know I do! See their info on page 5 and book your appointments today! Calling all artists! Beginning on Saturday, January 4, David Alfonsetti is hosting an Open Figure Drawing Session on Saturdays from 9-12 at the Art Colony. All you need to do is bring your art supplies. David is also available for private instruction for all levels, so if you’ve always wanted to explore drawing give him a call. More information is on page 5. Confused about your future? Unsure about your love life? Needing answers that you can't find without some help? Spiritual Healing by Abigail may be just what you are looking for. See her ad on page 10 for more information. Here’s another gift idea from the Palm Beach Sun - Fast Eddie's has great deals on jewelry, watches (how about a genuine, brand-new Rolex Submariner for a fraction of suggested retail); collectibles and more. He also has a large selection of electric guitars in every price range and shelves of laptops. And remember, Fast Eddie’s pays the highest cash around for your gold and silver! See page 7 for info! B' Paws is the only place I trust to take care of my terrier, Rocky's, coat, nails, eyes and ears. He loves going to visit Nicole and Phillip for his grooming and never wants to leave. B' Paws provides day care, boarding and all kinds of fun toys, outfits & goodies for your pets. See their ad on page 2 for more info. Gyrotonics Satnam is more than a fitness studio. There you will find fitness, fashion, and relaxation all in one beautiful location. They offer classes and personal sessions in yoga, doga, zumba, and much, much more. The Gyrotonic equipment is specially designed to gently condition you with less stress and more results! See their information on page 16 and get ready for a whole new fitness experience. Find the perfect gift for everyone on your list at Treasure Coast Antiques on Northlake Blvd. They offer the carefully culled pieces that the owner, Richard, has amassed in over 50 years of world travel. Richard and Kelly also have many items from the Woolworth Estate and the Old Monterey Hotel in WPB. Their large showroom, arranged to carefully display each piece, makes browsing (and buying) a pleasure. See their ad on the back page of the paper for more information and have fun shopping!

RITZ CARLTON RESIDENCES & PUBLIX RISING Want to be PAMPERED? Now you can come to Singer Island. Arriving after driving over the soon to be renovated Blue Heron Bridge, and you will see the brand new sign for the RITZ CARLTON RESIDENCES (formerly 2700 North Ocean). With less than 50% of the 240 condos sold, the Ritz Carlton brand is targeting snowbirds with high net worth and disposal income to step up and purchase their luxury oceanfront condos in the 2 twin towers averaging $2.5M and up to $9.5M. The Ritz Carlton Residences features 2 gorgeous heated pools with butler service and state of Marilyn D. Peirce the art fitness and cinema centers. Heading west on Blue Heron Blvd., note the parcel of land with construction finally under way to showcase the new three- story PUBLIX adjacent to Marina Grande which will feature two levels of parking above the 28,200 SF grocery store.

NOVEMBER 2010 CONDO SALES 13 “RESALE” CONDOS SOLD AVERAGE SELLING PRICE = $350,923 AVERAGE PRICE PER SF = $197 SF DISCOUNT TO LIST PRICE = 88% DAYS ON MARKET = 244 DAYS Cote D’Azur 2-605 @ $280K @ $197 SF Eastpointe II – 20H @ $610K @ $225 SF Martinique OV6 @ $213K @ $81 SF Martinique ET 2202 @ $600K @ $298 SF Martinique WT 901@ $530K @ $263 SF Martinique ET 401 @ $735K @ $365 SF Oceantree 1406 @ $240K @ $162 SF Seadunes C-1 @ $135K @ $90 SF Tiara 37G @ $228K @ $228 SF Villa Towers 928 @ $215K @ $171 SF Water Glades 100-2D @ $185K @ $119 SF Water Glades 300-2D @ $182K @ $117 SF Water Glades 100-15A@ $409K @ $262SF

NEWER CONSTRUCTION 4 SOLD UNITS (YR 2000+) AVERAGE SELLING PRICE = $495,000 AVERAGE PRICE PER SF = $254 SF DISCOUNT TO LIST PRICE – 9% DAYS ON MARKET – 332 DAYS 700 NO 1506B Resort 1251

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Prices are “LIST” not “SOLD”) 2700 NO 1502B @ $1,350,000 Corniche 20B @ $549,000 Cote D'Azur 1-501 @ $339,000 Martinique WT 1102 @ $650,000 Martinique ET 504 @ $600,000 Mayan Towers N 619 @ $259,500 Ocean’s Edge 1503 @ $1,442,995 Resort 2152 @ $3,800,000 Tiara 18F @ $535,000 Tiara 6G @ $269,900 Villas on the Ocean 426 @ $209,900

RIGHT: Michael Lulgrew, Pete & Joan Piccinno at NONNA MARIA RESTAURANT

TIMING IS EVERYTHING! SELLING? BUYING? LEASING? INVESTING?

Call or Email for a Consultation: Marilyn Peirce, Broker Associate Illustrated Properties Real Estate 561-309-3579 mpeirce@ipre.com • www.SingerIslandProperties.com OLD FASHIONED SERVICE @ HIGH TECH SPEEDS!


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