Rusty Barge by Summa Beach Finally Removed!

Summa Beach barge finally moved

Palm Beach Post

Residents of the Southend who enjoy walking or jogging along Flagler Avenue can rejoice because after 4 months, the massive rusty barge off of the coast of Summa Beach has finally been removed.

The barge was towed away on Wednesday, March 19th, after months of resident’s complaints.

(Information gathered from Palm Beach Post article.)



April 5th: ‘Dark Sky Party’ at the South Florida Science Center and Museum

On Saturday, April 5th, from 8-10 PM, the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium will be having a ‘Dark Sky Party’. The event will give visitors an opportunity to view astronomical objects through telescopes, learn about the solar system, the night sky, galaxies, and the universe with fun hands-on activities.

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March 28th: Movie Under the Stars at the Palm Beach Zoo

At 7:30 PM on Friday, March 28th, the Palm Beach Zoo will be showing the movie ‘We Bought a ZOO’ for its monthly ‘ZOOvies’ presentation. As always. it’s a great event for the whole family.

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Saturday March 29th: City Place Art Festival

This weekend, March 29th-30th, City Place will be hosting its 4th annual Art Festival. The event will feature over 200 artists with booths set up on Rosemary Avenue and Hibiscus Street from 10 AM until 5 PM.

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St. Patrick’s Day Festivities on Clematis St.

Bar Louie St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Specials:

  •  Saturday-Monday
  •  200 Clematis St.West Palm Beach.
  •  $4 green beer, $5 Irish whiskey and $6 car bomb shots.

O’Shea’s Pub St. Patrick’s Day Festivities:

  • 531 Clematis St., West Palm Beach.
  • Starting at 10 AM the 500 block of Clematis street will be shut down for the 20th year of O’Shea’s St. Patty’s day celebrations.
  • There will be a beer tent on the street, corned beef, cabbage, kid’s play areas, Irish dancing, bagpipers, and the Amadans from Ireland.

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March 28th: ‘Spring Fling’ Night at the Museum

On Friday, March 28th, from 6:00-9:00 PM, the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium will be hosting a ‘Spring Fling’ night at the museum. The evening will be filled with fun and educational activities to celebrate the spring season.

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New Green Market in the Southend: Every other Saturday at the Palm Beach Zoo!

The Palm Beach Zoo will is now hosting a Green Market every other Saturday starting on March 8th and ending on June 28th, 2014. Local produce stands, and sustainably harvested items will be available for purchase near the exit gate from 11:00 AM to 5:30 PM every other Saturday. The next one coming up is March 22nd, so make sure not to miss it! You can contact Green Market Coordinator, Krista Gardner, with questions or requests for a vendor packet and visit the event website for more information.

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March 21: Food Truck Safari at the Palm Beach Zoo

On Friday, March 21st, from 5:30-9:30 PM, the Palm Beach Zoo will be hosting a ‘Food Truck Safari’. The zoo will be bringing in several food trucks in the evening for guests to enjoy a night at the zoo. There will be live music at the Interactive Fountain Plaza and the Mayan Plaza, along with Zoo Keeper talks and close-up animal encounters.

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March 15th: Save the Florida Panther Day at the Palm Beach Zoo

Saturday, March 15th, is state-wide ‘Save the Florida Panther Day’. To emphasize the importance of saving this critically endangered species, the Palm Beach Zoo will be celebrating with games, crafts, and informative keeper talks to teach guests how they can help in the conservation of our state mammal.

Children’s entertainment will also include an interactive percussion show by Steve Gryb, the Pied Piper of Percussion. To learn more about this event visit the zoo website here.

In the Southend: 2014 American Red Cross Designers’ Show House and Preview Party


Wednesday through Saturday, February 19th-22nd, the annual American Red Cross Designers’ Show House and Preview Party will be taking place in the Southend! This will be the 38th anniversary of this unique tradition that features the ‘cream of the crop’ in the world of interior decor.

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