The Scoop | Week of January 16th

The Scoop | Week of January 16th

ONE Sotheby’s International Realty continues our multi-guide wellness series to start the new year. While working out and eating healthy are key, helping others also improves one’s mental state. No matter how small the gesture, a simple act of kindness has big rewards for all. Here are some charity events throughout peak season in Florida to make a difference in your community and put a smile on your face and someone else’s.

 
 

Music & Opera

Make Valentine’s Day even more special with First Coast Opera’s “Roaring Twenties” gala (The Lightner Museum, February 14). Don Jazz-Age attire, dance to the Raisin Cake Orchestra and dine on La Cocina’s delicious hors d’oeuvres. Musicians who have graced the cover of Vogue magazine will perform during the Jacksonville Symphony’s “Music in Vogue” gala (Jacksonville Center for the Performing Arts, March 2).
firstcoastopera.com | jaxsymphony.org

In 1565, Spanish explorers established the oldest continually inhabited European settlement in the U.S. Known as the Ancient City or the Old City, St. Augustine charms residents and visitors to this day with its historic architecture, over 42 miles of barrier coastline and thriving hospitality scene. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
St. Augustine

Jacksonville, the largest city geographically in the contiguous U.S., boasts an incredible variety of green spaces and beaches, as well as prime waterfront from the Atlantic Ocean to St. Johns River with its iconic bridges. The city’s vast network of neighborhoods and islands further invites nonstop adventure. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
Jacksonville

 
 
 

Big Impact

United Way and American Red Cross provide invaluable services for communities. United Way of Broward County’s “Illuminate the Runway” (The Galleria, February 22) kicks off its Mayors’ Gala (Seminole Hard Rock Hotel, April 27). Attend the American Red Cross Ball and Party in Red (JW Marriott Marquis Miami, March 2), and the Northeast Chapter’s “Masters of Disasters” Golf Invitational (Deerwood Country Club, Jacksonville; March 4).
unitedwaybroward.org | redcross.org

Broward County spans the Atlantic Ocean and downtown Fort Lauderdale and its beaches to the Florida Everglades. The expansive area offers historic neighborhoods, luxury high rises and family-friendly gated communities with a choice of in-town and suburban lifestyles. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
Hollywood

Known as the gateway to Latin America, the dynamic city of Miami is constantly evolving with the influx of new residents, visitors, businesses and brands from all over the world. There’s always something new and exciting to try, whether a starchitect-designed space, museum exhibit or hot restaurant. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
Brickell

 
 
 

Furry Friends

Support your local chapter of The Humane Society. Major upcoming fundraisers include The Humane Society of the Treasure Coast’s “Fire & Ice” Paws & Claws Gala presented by the Catsman Foundation with small plates and music by The Chase Band (The Cape Club, Palm City; February 24). The Humane Society of Indian River County hosts “Cause for Paws” (Oak Harbor Club, March 6).
hstc1.org | hsvb.org

Part of the Treasure Coast that encompasses Indian River, Martin and St. Lucie counties, Stuart is associated with top-notch fishing. Pastel-painted historic buildings and breathtaking waterways make it a favorite destination, too. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
Stuart

Vero Beach has blossomed beyond the beach and golf course. Its vibrant lifestyle beckons with fitness, family-friendly events, hip breweries and more. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
Vero Beach

 
 
 

Art Affairs

The Bass Ball honors the museum’s 60th anniversary and exhibiting Miami artist Hernan Bas (January 25). Preview the Vero Beach Museum of Art’s “Ancient Egypt & the Napoleonic Era: Masterworks from the Dahesh Museum of Art” during “Art, Antiquités, Architecture—A Night on the Nile” (January 26). Watch Colombian guest chef Leonor Espinosa cook during the Boca Raton Museum of Art’s signature benefit (January 27).
thebass.org | vbmuseum.org | bocamuseum.org

The dynamic city of Miami Beach is constantly evolving with the influx of new residents, visitors, businesses and brands from all over the world. There’s always something new and exciting to try, whether a starchitect-designed space, museum exhibit or hot restaurant. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
Miami Beach

Perhaps most famous for its destination mall and namesake luxury resort, Boca Raton also delights snowbirds and locals alike for its arts, entertainment venues and proximity to down-home Delray Beach. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
Boca Raton

 
 
 

Boys & Girls Clubs

Singer Pia Toscano entertains along with cocktails, dinner and an auction during the 17th annual “Night in Tuscany” gala for Boys & Girls Clubs of Nassau County (Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island, February 16). Always a hit among design enthusiasts, the Kips Bay Decorator Show House Palm Beach returns from February 22-March 17. Proceeds also benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County.
bgcnassau.org | kipsbaydecoratorshowhouse.org

Part of the Sea Island archipelago in the Southeastern U.S., Amelia Island tops many vacationers’ bucket lists. Eight flags have flown over the centuries-old, historic destination, whose quiet beaches and premier resorts such as the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island continue to draw residents and visitors. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
Amelia Island
West Palm Beach sits on the mainland directly across from the island of Palm Beach. The growing city has become a destination in its own right for convention and performing art centers, hip restaurants and shopping of all kinds from major brands to vintage wares. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
West Palm Beach

 
 
 

Medical Charities

Local hospitals and medical charities need our help. Darius Rucker performs for Boca Raton Regional Hospital’s 61st black-tie ball (The Boca Raton, January 20). Check into the Breakers for the American Heart Association’s Palm Beach Heart Ball (February 15) and Jupiter Medical Center Foundation’s 47th annual black-tie ball (March 2). The Broward Health Foundation hosts its annual Broward Health Ball (Seminole Hard Rock Hotel, April 20).
donate.brrh.com | heart.org | jmcfoundation.org | browardhealthfoundation.org

The iconic luxury island of Palm Beach is shaking up its staid past. Young families who live here year-round and the next generation of snowbirds and visitors are inspiring a new wave of chic shops, restaurants and art galleries. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following links.
Palm Beach | West Palm Beach

Jupiter’s bike trails, Loxahatchee River, Jonathan Dickinson State Park and Riverbend Park appeal to nature lovers who also have access to upscale restaurants and shops. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following links.
North Palm Beach | Tequesta

 
 
 

Beautiful Settings

Dine and dance to a full orchestra under the stars at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden’s “Gala in the Garden,” limited to 400 attendees (February 3). Palm Beach Preservation Foundation’s invitation-only “Dinner Dance” honors Raymond Jungles, landscape architect for its Phipps Ocean Park project (Bradley Park, March 1). Wear your best hat to win prizes at Vizcaya Museum & Gardens’ 16th annual “Preservation Luncheon” (March 5).
fairchildgarden.org | palmbeachpreservation.org | vizcaya.org

From Mediterranean-Revival architecture to the iconic Biltmore Hotel to lush greenery, the historic Coral Gables neighborhood has so much to offer. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following links.
Coral Gables | West Palm Beach

One of Miami’s most historic neighborhoods with bohemian and Bahamian roots continues its evolution as a walkable, tree-shaded destination for the work/live/play lifestyle. An exciting tenant turnover and new development and upgrades are drawing fresh faces. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
Coconut Grove

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