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Julio Poletti

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Julio Poletti is an Entertainment reporter for The Palm Beach Post.

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Celebrate life at this Swedish Midsummer party!
 People in Florida don’t celebrate mid-summer. It’s not just warm all year but sometimes, it’s downright hot. For us, “mid-summer” simply means more humidity, more rain and more sweat. But this fact isn’t stopping a local Swedish coffee shop from bringing some of its country’s pride to West Palm...

Posted: 3 days ago

People in Florida don’t celebrate mid-summer. It’s not just warm all year but sometimes, it’s downright hot. For us, “mid-summer” simply means more humidity, more rain and more sweat. But this fact isn’t stopping a local Swedish coffee shop from bringing some of its country’s pride to West Palm...
Take awesome pictures in these Palm Beach County sites!
 As I was sort of ranting in my newsletter: My family doesn’t do a very good job taking pictures of me, but they’ll gladly pose for my lens on family trips. In fact, they basically force me to take their photos because who got a degree in broadcast journalism? This guy. So, I’ve become their free photographer. It&rsquo...

Posted: 4 days ago

As I was sort of ranting in my newsletter: My family doesn’t do a very good job taking pictures of me, but they’ll gladly pose for my lens on family trips. In fact, they basically force me to take their photos because who got a degree in broadcast journalism? This guy. So, I’ve become their free photographer. It&rsquo...
Day trippin’: 9 colorful and inspiring stops in Lake Worth
 Treating yourself to a vacation doesn’t mean traveling to some faraway land and breaking the bank.  The things you can explore and learn in your own backyard will surprise you, so why not take a daycation instead of a vacation? Start with downtown Lake Worth! I just love this quirky city, and I think you will too. Keep...

Posted: 9 days ago

Treating yourself to a vacation doesn’t mean traveling to some faraway land and breaking the bank. The things you can explore and learn in your own backyard will surprise you, so why not take a daycation instead of a vacation? Start with downtown Lake Worth! I just love this quirky city, and I think you will too. Keep...
Digital sewing: Something to learn — and love — this summer
 You don’t have to be a sewing lover to be into fashion. You just need a little curiosity and creativity. And maybe a class to test your skills. Recently, I took a sewing class at Ace Sewing & Vacuum Center in Pompano Beach. But this wasn’t the kind of sewing I knew of. It was upgraded. Let me just say, touchscreens and machine...

Posted: 12 days ago

You don’t have to be a sewing lover to be into fashion. You just need a little curiosity and creativity. And maybe a class to test your skills. Recently, I took a sewing class at Ace Sewing & Vacuum Center in Pompano Beach. But this wasn’t the kind of sewing I knew of. It was upgraded. Let me just say, touchscreens and machine...
Why is Pharrell’s keyboard in this Boynton Beach music studio?
 There’s a new music studio in Boynton Beach that is completely off radar, hidden in a modest grey building in an industrial area off I-95 and West Industrial Avenue. It opened in December of 2017. Inside, dB studios is anything but modest. Among other equipment sits one of Pharrell Williams’s keyboards. Yes, Pharrell...

Posted: 12 days ago

There’s a new music studio in Boynton Beach that is completely off radar, hidden in a modest grey building in an industrial area off I-95 and West Industrial Avenue. It opened in December of 2017. Inside, dB studios is anything but modest. Among other equipment sits one of Pharrell Williams’s keyboards. Yes, Pharrell...
Pride Month: Anti-bullying ‘It Gets Better’ tour comes to Palm Beach County
 As a series of inspiring LBGTQ workshops, events and a musical performance by the “it gets better” national tour comes to Palm Beach County this week. The events start  Tuesday, June 12, at the Book Cellar in Lake Worth and end Thursday, June 21, with exhibitions at The Norton Museum. For the “it gets better” tour...

Posted: 13 days ago

As a series of inspiring LBGTQ workshops, events and a musical performance by the “it gets better” national tour comes to Palm Beach County this week. The events start Tuesday, June 12, at the Book Cellar in Lake Worth and end Thursday, June 21, with exhibitions at The Norton Museum. For the “it gets better” tour...
LBGTQ: 9 places to celebrate Pride Month in Palm Beach County
 When Pride Month rolls in, South Florida locals may think to celebrate in Wilton Manors or at South Beach. But if you’re in Palm Beach County, where to support and celebrate Pride isn’t as obvious.  I get dozens of emails from local businesses sharing events for St. Patrick’s Day, National Donut Day or Free Coffee Day...

Posted: 13 days ago

When Pride Month rolls in, South Florida locals may think to celebrate in Wilton Manors or at South Beach. But if you’re in Palm Beach County, where to support and celebrate Pride isn’t as obvious.  I get dozens of emails from local businesses sharing events for St. Patrick’s Day, National Donut Day or Free Coffee Day...
Take this local's guide on your day trip to West Palm
 When it comes to West Palm Beach, I’m selfish. I’ll admit it: I like to keep it as my hidden gem in Florida. I don’t mind Miami and Fort Lauderdale making the headlines for entertainment, dining and architecture. I can live with that because it keeps my home base quiet — a little slice of sunshine heaven. ...

Posted: 16 days ago

When it comes to West Palm Beach, I’m selfish. I’ll admit it: I like to keep it as my hidden gem in Florida. I don’t mind Miami and Fort Lauderdale making the headlines for entertainment, dining and architecture. I can live with that because it keeps my home base quiet — a little slice of sunshine heaven. ...
The mangoes are ready! Hatcher Mango Hill opens for the 2018 season
 Yes! Another perk from living in Florida is that we don’t need to travel to the tropics to get mangoes. We have them right here in Palm Beach County.  The Hatcher Mango Hill farm in Lantana opens for the season on June 1 at 12 p.m. That means, mangoes are ready for purchasing, and you should definitely go on your lunch break today...

Posted: 23 days ago

Yes! Another perk from living in Florida is that we don’t need to travel to the tropics to get mangoes. We have them right here in Palm Beach County.  The Hatcher Mango Hill farm in Lantana opens for the season on June 1 at 12 p.m. That means, mangoes are ready for purchasing, and you should definitely go on your lunch break today...
Rapids Water Park: What to know about largest water park in South Florida
 Alright! Rapids Water Park in Riviera Beach has been opened since March 10th for the 2018 season! Not that it couldn’t have been open all “winter” long here.  If you haven’t been yet, you’re missing out. Rapids is huge. With 30 acres of fun, Rapids Water Park in Riviera Beach is the largest water...

Posted: 25 days ago

Alright! Rapids Water Park in Riviera Beach has been opened since March 10th for the 2018 season! Not that it couldn’t have been open all “winter” long here.  If you haven’t been yet, you’re missing out. Rapids is huge. With 30 acres of fun, Rapids Water Park in Riviera Beach is the largest water...
What’s Memorial Day Weekend without the best hot dogs in Palm Beach County?
 Honored our nation’s fallen soldiers? Check.  Watched the weekend’s unpredictable forecast? Check. Ok, now you can plan your Memorial Day getaway accordingly—experience America’s national pride: The Hot Dog. And I don’t mean basic ones. From traditional American hot dogs to South American versions...

Posted: 30 days ago

Honored our nation’s fallen soldiers? Check.  Watched the weekend’s unpredictable forecast? Check. Ok, now you can plan your Memorial Day getaway accordingly—experience America’s national pride: The Hot Dog. And I don’t mean basic ones. From traditional American hot dogs to South American versions...