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Stories and Tips Palm Beach

The Morikami

Written by reef2020 on 04 Mar, 2001

Back in the 1930s and 40s, a colony of Japanese-Americans took up residence in Palm Beach County. Known as the Yamato colony, they raised pineapples, among other things. Over time, most of the settlers moved on, but George Morikami remained. He donated his property to…Read More


Window shopping on Worth Avenue

Written by AnaMH on 10 Dec, 2000

Worth Avenue is a window shoppers paradise. The jewelry stores alone are incredible but add amazing window displays in all the stores and you can spend a day just walking and exploring the stores. The architecture is a gem with its stucco walls, Romanesque facades…Read More


Walking for fun

Written by Lizzy Beth on 15 Jul, 2004

I walk at least four days a week, and I really appreciate the walking group that meets in the lobby at 9:30 on Tuesdays and Thursdays to walk to Sailfish Marina. It is a nice walk and ends with feeding the colorful fish that…Read More


Transportation

Written by jasim on 08 May, 2003

Being on vacation and wanting to enjoy ourselves driving home after a night on the town was the last thing we wanted to do. So we found the perfect solution. Consolidated Services Inc. For a reasonable fee, there was a driver at…Read More


Palm Beach Shores

Written by Backstretch on 06 May, 2003

We made reservations very early at this resort with our time share trade. We requested a room with a view of the ocean or poolside. We got a room overlooking the parking lot. When I asked about this at check in on…Read More


Getting away

Written by rmondor on 12 Feb, 2004

This week was actually a gift from my parents. We rented a car and checked in. For the week before Christmas, it was pretty busy. The best feature was the beach only a 1-minute walk away. Being from Maine, we were very happy…Read More


FYI

Written by naomi on 20 Jul, 2000

Palm Beach has had a reputation of exclusivity, and a history of being not-so-nice to minorities, including people of color and those of the Jewish persuasion. Fortunately, times have changed and the town has come to its senses, although it still is a magnet for…Read More


Resort dining

Written by Lizzy Beth on 15 Jul, 2004

The mushroom burgers are the best! They are grilled on an open flame and come with home-fried potatoes that are delectable! They also have low-carb fare for those disciplined enough to stick to it on their vacation. Me, I'll just walk an…Read More


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