Katherine

Katherine is a lover of delicious food, good wine and discovering new gems in her local community. In addition to writing for Palm Beach on the Cheap, she is also the editor of Dine Magazine (dinemag.net) and blogs about her travel experiences at The South Florida Traveler (thesouthfloridatraveler.com)

Aug 302014
 

crown

We know, it’s been quite the weekend already with good friends, laughter and wine, lots of wine. And now your collection is dwindling down and fear hits — that you might run out before weekend’s end. No worries, as Crown Wine & Spirits is hosting a weekend wine sale and every brand, every wine is on sale. This sale is taking place right now and goes through September 1st.

In addition, to the discount savings, Crown has some coupons that you’re going to like, such as Decoy by Duckhorn, Cabernet and Pinot Noir — 2 for $40. Buy 2 get 1 free of The Riddler Red by Stratton Lummis and more. Click here for the coupons.

Aug 282014
 

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We tend to be on quite a few mailing lists so we can be among the first people to find out about great deals — and let you know about our favorites. CityPlace’s mailing list is one that you might want to join, as they tend to offer some great giveaways. This weekend, print out a copy of the image above and bring it to Bath & Body Works at CityPlace — and you will enjoy a $10 gift card to the store. There are a few restrictions on this deals, such as limit 1 per person, only valid at the CityPlace location and it can’t be redeemed for cash or gift cards. This offer is good through September 5, 2014 .

Aug 252014
 
Photo Credit: MackRo @ flickr

Photo Credit: MackRo @ flickr

The Mandel Public Library is many things to many people. Go beyond the wonderful selection of reading materials and you will find community enrichment classes for every interest, age and skill level. This week on Wednesday, the library will be hosting a free flower arranging class. At 6:00 p.m., those looking to learn some new skills or perfect the ones they have can come to the library and learn how to create a beautiful flower arrangement with professional florist, Velene.

When: Wed., August 27th at 6:00 p.m.

Where: Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 N. Clematis St, West Palm Beach in the auditorium

Cost: This event is free to attend, but registration is required. RSVP to 561-868-7701.

All supplies will be provided.

 

Aug 232014
 

NATM_Dig In copyHead to the South Florida Science Center & Aquarium on Friday, August 29th for this month’s Night at the Museum. For this event, attendees will be treated to an Archaeo-adventure, as real archaeologists explain the process of unearthing artifacts. There will also be a variety of activities for all to enjoy including face painting, gem panning, free mini-golf — and Fossil Finders Lab, Hidden Treasure Dino Egg Craft, Tooth Casting and more.

Guests are encouraged to come in costume, and those who do will receive a special prize.

While attendees are at the museum, they are encouraged to explore Mazes — the center’s newest traveling exhibit.

*Guests that come dressed in costume will receive a special prize.

Where: South Florida, Science Center and Aquarium, 4801 Dreher Trail North, West Palm Beach
When: Fri., August 29th from 6-9 p.m.
Cost: For members, it will cost $5.50 for adults and $0 for children. For non-members, it will be $12.50 for adults, $11 for seniors, children for $9 and $3 for children under 3.

For more informatio, contact the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium at (561) 832 -1988 or visit www.sfsciencecenter.org

Aug 222014
 
HappierSay good-bye to Happy Hour and say hello to Happier Hours at South Shores Tavern & Patio Bar. This means that you can enjoy an assortment of discounted drinks all day, 7 days a week. Some of these specials include:
$3 Domestic Bottles and Drafts 
$4 Wells
$4 Glasses of House Wine
$3 Pabst Blue Ribbon Cans
$3 Founders All Day IPA
$5 Drinks include the following:
Jack Daniels, Tito’s, Jameson, FireBall, Jager, Russian Standard, Wicked Dolphin Silver and Spice Rum, Corralejo Blanco Tequila and Southern Comfort
In addition to the deals on drinks, South Shores also offers a Bar Bite menu from 5-7 p.m with items priced between 3-6 p.m.
The menu of bar bites includes:
Pan Steamed Clams ($6) in garlic and white wine broth
Mini Loaded Nachos ($6) with sour cream
Brie and Shrimp Tostada ($6) with pineapple salsa, jalapeños, lettuce and sour cream
Six Wings ($6)
Sausage and Black Bean Tacos ($6)
Parmesan Truffle Fries ($3)
Cheese + Jalapeno Corn Fritters ($4)
… and more.
South Shores Tavern is located at 502 Lucerne Ave, Lake Worth (561) 547-7656

Aug 212014
 

LatteArt

Latte Art — it’s so beautiful and I wish I could learn how to do it. I think there should be classes on this. Well, whether you are an artist or not, the upcoming Barista Throwdown, taking place on Thurs., August 28th, should be an exciting night out. This is the first in a series of Thursday Night Throwdowns (taking place on the 3rd Thursday of every month) where local baristas compete to be named Best in Show.

The first event will take place at Terebinth Studio & Gallery (300 Dixie Hwy, West Palm Beach) on Thurs., August 28th starting at 7:30 p.m. Local baristas from Oceana Coffee, Terebinth Studio & Gallery and Brewhouse Gallery will all be competing. Contestants pay a $10 fee, which will be donated to Oceana’s Barista Camp Fund and a panel of judges will vote on the winning latte. Their will also be a people’s choice award — and attendees can donate $2 per vote and vote for their favorite.

This event is sponsored by Oceana Coffee and bags will be available at the event.

September’s event is scheduled for Thurs., September 25th and will take place at Brewhouse Gallery in Lake Park. All area baristas are invited to attend.

For more information contact Amy Angelo at Ocean Coffee at [email protected] or (561) 401-2453.

Aug 202014
 

Tea MD

If you’re a skincare junkie and love being the first to try new products, you’re going to want to head over to Tea MD right away. Tea MD has a limited supply of free samples of their new face wash to give away. Actually, it’s not even available yet, so you’d be the first to try. I just picked up mine and you can too — just click on the photo above or go to teamdskincare.com , enter in your name, email and address and your free sample will be on it’s way.

Please note that supplies are limited so head on over to Tea MD Skincare right away.

 

Aug 202014
 

applebees-applebees-a.jpgWhy not plan ahead for this year’s Labor Day weekend, and make schedule a visit to an Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar location in Palm Beach County? The restaurant will be offering up to two free Kids’ Meals with each adult entrée purchased on Monday, September 1st. This offer is valid for children 12 and under. MChildren can choose any entrée off of the Applebee’s Kids’ Menu, which comes with their choice of side dish and soft drink or juice.

Because the kids shouldn’t be the only ones getting a special treat, Applebee’s is featuring 2 delicious treats with a patriotic theme. Enjoy a Frozen Firework made with rum, peach schnapps, pina colada mix, blue curacao + strawberry syrup; or a Red, White + Blue Shooter made with classic cheesecake, graham cracker crumbs, strawberries and blueberries in whipped cream.

 To find an Applebee’s location near you, visit Applebees.com.

Aug 192014
 

Seasons 52

There’s a new happy hour at Seasons 52 and it’s called Sunset at Seasons 52. From 4-6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, guests can enjoy an array of delicious bites (atypical of your average happy hour menu) for just $5 and drinks priced at $6 for select wines, $8 for signature cocktails, $6 for cocktails and $4 for beer. Here’s the run-down:

SMALL PLATES $5

  • Caramelized Grilled Sea Scallops
  • Citrus Grilled Jumbo Shrimp
  • Kona-Crusted Lollipop Lamb Chops
  • Grilled Chicken Yakitori Skewers
  • Sonoma Goat Cheese Torta
  • Heirloom Tomato Crostini
  • Roasted Almonds with rosemary + garlic

SPECIALTY COCKTAILS  $8

  • Cucumber Basil Smash
  • Organic Sunshine Martini
  • Hawaiian Pineapple Cosmopolitan
  • Prairie Mule

SELECT WINES  $6

  • Santa Julio Pinot Grigio
  • Indaba Chardonnay
  • Jam Jar Sweet White Blend
  • Aveleda Vinho Verde
  • Mirassou Pinot Noir
  • Juntos Merlot
  • Wrongo Dongo Monastrell
  • Concha Xplorador Cabernet

COCKTAILS  $6
cocktails made with a premium house spirit

  • Finlandia Vodka
  • Bacardi Rum
  • Bombay Gin
  • Jose Cuervo
  • Jim Beam
  • Seagram’s 7
  • J&B Scotch

BEERS  $4

  • Stella Artois
  • Michelob Ultra
  • Corona
  • Sierra Nevada
Aug 182014
 

bocamuseum

The Boca Raton Museum of Art, also known as “The Official Fine Arts Museum for the City of Boca Raton,” has made a name for itself in enhancing the cultural, educational and economic vitality of Boca Raton and the surrounding areas. In addition to offering changing exhibitions from acclaimed artists and it’s distinguished permanent collection, the museum also offers artist presentations, family activities, art films, an Art Festival and a variety of classes in its studio art school.

Admission to the museum is normally $8, seniors 65+ for $6 and students, with a valid ID for $5. Right now, you can get a deal on tickets. From now until October 14, 2014, you can take advantage of a BOGO offer for admission through My Palm Beach Summer. You will need to print out a coupon and bring it with you. In addition to this BOGO offer, you’d probably like to know that entrance to the museum is free on Thursdays. 

The Boca Museum of Art is located in Mizner Park at 501 Plaza Real in Boca Raton; 561.392.2500

Aug 172014
 

Pollo Tropical

 

Pollo Tropical wants to bring the beach to you with their Beach Break meal deal. Everyday from 2-4 p.m., make it your island time and enjoy 2 wraps or tropical favorites for just $4.  Choose between a Chicken Caesar Wrap or a Chicken Quesadilla Wrap and Tropical Favorites like Cheese Empanadas, Fried Yuca and Sweet Plantains.

In order to redeem this deal, you will need to text “BEACHBREAK” to 51298 to redeem. You can also “HELP” for help and “STOP” to stop to 52198. Standard text messages and data rates apply.

Aug 142014
 

JOP 14_Web_Box1Head down to West Palm Beach’s Centennial Square this Friday, August 15th, for their monthly event — Jazz on the Palm. This free concert series brings the eclectic sounds of jazz to the downtown area on the 3rd Friday of the month. This month, Kiki Sanchez Feat and Elaine Hernandez will be the stars of the show and bring an ethnic sound of the piano, combined with a unique blend of soulful jazz and tropical fusion.

This event is free to attend and the music goes from 8-10 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs.

For more information, visit the WPBDDA online.