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Ring in the New!
December 29, 2016

For some it flew by too fast, for others it couldn't make an exit fast enough. Whether you wax nostalgic or can't wait for what's ahead, Old Palm residents rang in 2017 in style. There was no better place to celebrate on New Year's Eve than at the Club at Old Palm, where family, friends and neighbors enjoyed a special evening of dining and dancing featuring one of south Florida's most in-demand bands, The Headliners. On New Year's Day, Chef Jason Soule and his team served a fabulous brunch buffet at the Club from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The first of January ushers in a full slate of social activity as we work our way towards the trifecta of charity balls: the Red Cross Ball on February 4 at Mar-a-Lago, the Heart Ball on February 14 at The Breakers, and Everything's Coming Up Roses Ball at Trump

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Old Palm Golf Club on a record sales pace in 2015
April 27, 2015

Each year Old Palm sets a new sales record. But even more impressive is that 2015 is shaping up to be the best year ever with sales dwarfing previous totals. With one week still remaining in April, Old Palm has sold 18 estate homes totaling a staggering $51,355,670 To satisfy the expected demand through the remainder of the year, South Floridaâs finest homebuilders are busy constructing new models in Old Palmâs four neighborhoods. While models and home sites are available, they arenât expected to last long Only one completed model is available in the Isle Estates, Old Palmâs newest neighborhood, where the homes feature refreshingly unique coastal architecture. With 5,129 square feet under air, the St. James by Courchene Development Corporation offers four bedrooms, five full and two half baths, a living room, family room and a separate club room. The model is available starting from…

Old Palm ladies reading Anne Tyler’s new bestseller
March 27, 2015

In anticipation of the Ladies Book Club meeting in April, many of Old Palm’s residents are reading “A Spool of Blue Thread” by Anne Tyler. This is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author’s 20th novel, and it has earned rave reviews. âTheWashington Postâ calls it âan act of literary enchantment.â The âNew York Book Reviewâ hails the novel as âgraceful and capacious...Quintessential Anne Tyler, as well as a quintessential American comedy.â âA Spool of Blue Threadâ is the story of four generations of the Whitshank family and delicately follows the thread of their aspirations, misunderstandings, reunions and secrets. While the family appears one way on the surface, they only reveal part of the picture. During the course of the book, their true story unfolds in and around the sprawling, lovingly worn Baltimore house that has always been their anchor Tyler lives in Baltimore…

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Ladies Book Club to discuss another bestseller
March 11, 2015

The ladies at Old Palm Golf Club are definitely well read, and those in the Ladies Book Club are particularly literate. They have read and discussed several bestsellers this season, and this monthâs selectionâ âThe Storied Life of A.J. Fikryââis another well-respected novel Written by Gabrielle Zevin, the book has earned rave reviews ranging from âfunny, tender and movingâ to âan endearing story of redemption and transformation that will sing in your heart for a very, very long time.â The story follows the life of an irascible bookstore owner whose prize collection of Poe poems is stolen. He becomes even crankier and more isolated until a small package mysteriously arrives at his bookstore. His transformation begins Like all the books features in the Old Palm Ladies Book Club, this one has plenty of layers and character changes for the ladies to discuss. These book…

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Oktoberfest is on tap
September 17, 2014

October is just around the corner and that means Oktoberfest is close behind. This year’s annual Oktoberfest of the Palm Beaches (now in its 41st year) runs over two weekends: October 10-12 and 17-19. So put on your leiderhosen and come hungry because this is one of the countryâs largest and most entertaining Oktoberfest celebrations You can expect to find Bavarian favorites like sauerbraten, schnitzel and goulash, with all sorts of accompaniments, including sauerkraut, salty pretzels and giant pickles. Of course, nothing goes better with these traditional dishes than German beer, and there will be plenty of choices such as original Hofbräu Oktoberfest, Hofbräu Dunkel and Hofbräu Weizen The entertainment will be just as distinct and varied. After the traditional parade of flags, you can expect to see folk dancing, choral singing, sing-alongs and two German bands that have come over just for the occasion. Sound like…

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