City of West Palm Beach + Waze = Real-time traffic information. ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿš—

City of West Palm Beach + Waze = Real-time traffic information. ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿš—

Construction is happening around town. The 100 & 300 Blocks of Clematis are closed for the Green Market. The 500 Block of Clematis now host the awesome and car-free 500BLK party every weekend till March.

The Palm Beach Boat show will close Flagler for several weeks, and SunFest will start immediately thereafter.

Sometimes it’s enough to make you ๐Ÿ‘ฟ

Fear not! The City of West Palm Beach just partnered with Waze GPS App (owned by Google) to update the public with real-time traffic information.

So now before you leave your house you can map out your route to avoid road closures and traffic.

The city is using the Waze for Cities partnership to accomplish this.

Waze’s primary goal is to be your partner in mobility. That means getting Waze-reported incident data to government officials who can help, whether it’s a five-car pile-up or a pothole. It means getting data from government partners to ensure Waze drivers have the best real-time, location-based information about what’s happening in their communities. And of course helping cities improve congestion, sustainability, and access through carpooling.

Waze for Cities website.
Downtown road closures seen on Waze
Downtown road closures seen on Waze

Check out these case studies that show how Waze has worked with other cities.

โ€œThe City is increasingly using data and technology to help improve the lives of our citizens, business owners, and visitors,โ€ said Mayor Keith A. James. โ€œThe information-sharing partnership with Waze helps us to communicate with the public and inform decisions. This is one of many steps we are taking to utilize technology to improve quality of life and shape our cityโ€™s future.โ€

You can also learn about road closures at these links.

World Champions Polo Club hosts the World Polo League on Sundays

Last Sunday the World Polo League kicked off their Sunday Afternoon Polo at Grand Champions Polo Club.

Go down Lake Worth Rd for as far as you can go, and then swing a right and you will have arrived (just punch this into your GPS: 100 Lake Worth Rd, Wellington, FL)

Yes, I know it’s a bit of a drive from Clematis Street, but I think you’ll be impressed by the beautiful Polo fields and the quiet that’s only broken by the sounds of the horses, music and announcer. It’s an experience that you simply can’t get in West Palm Beach.

Grand Champions Polo Club

The Festivities were kicked off by Wellington Mayor Ann Gerwig, Grand Champions owner and president Melissa Ganzi, Polo Players and their celebrity guests.

Photo by Mike Jachles

The World Polo League is the only 26-goal polo in the world outside of Argentina. The Sun Sentinel article talks about how WPL is keeping 26-goal Polo alive in the US.

The events are all live-streamed on ChuckerTV. Here’s WPL 2020 schedule:

The event is sponsored by Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, and the cool new CoCo Cabana Stadium provides 3 levels of entertainment.

Tickets range from $15 to $250 (top level of the Coco Cabana). Sunday featured WPL games at 4 p.m. at Grand Champions Polo Club are on sale now at

The Palm Beach Show 2020 opens today!

The Palm Beach Show 2020 opens today!

The 17th annual Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show is back in 2020, with a brand new name and a brand new look.

This is the last of West Palm Beaches big art shows of the season. So make sure you take time between now and February 18th.

February 13-18, 2020
Palm Beach County Convention Center

Get your tickets here. General Admission $20 – Opening Night $100

Opening Night Preview Party
Thursday, February 13, 2020 | 7:00 โ€“ 10:00 pm

General Admission Opening hours
Friday 11am โ€“ 7pm
Saturday 11am โ€“ 7pm
Sunday 11am โ€“ 7pm
Monday 11am โ€“ 7pm
Tuesday 11am โ€“ 6pm

The founders of Palm Beach Show are Scott Diament & Rob Samuels, Who have owned Provident Jewelry for the last 25 years. Expanding it from it’s original location on Clematis Street to 7 different locations.

As organizers, each year we strive to exceed the prior year’s offering of objects of excellence. We travel the globe, to the finest art and antiques shows worldwide, in addition to frequenting the most important shows in our nation. As a result it is our pleasure to present an international array of highly esteemed exhibitors in each category, brought together for one spectacular event.

To our visitors, we extend our warmest welcome, and invite you to take advantage of this cultural experience and the opportunity to meet many of the world’s most renowned and respected jewelry, fine art and antique dealers who are eager to share their knowledge and treasures with you.

Scott Diament & Rob Samuels

West Palm Beach Mayor Keith James welcomed the Palm Beach Show to West Palm Beach and had these words for the guests

The Palm Beach Show has become a hallmark of the Palm Beach season, both in terms of the cultural experience it provides and the economic advantates it brings to our community through tourism and international business.

In addition to enjoyin the amazing collection of art, antiques and jewelry, I invite you to explore the many other treasures our City has to offer. Visitors to this show will find that West Palm Beach is well known for its natural beatuy, its rich diversity and cultural heritage, and its art.

I invite you to enjoy our spectacular downtown waterfront, our shopping districts, sports activities, cultural amenities and historic neighborhoods.

West Palm Beach Mayor, Keith James


Here’s a list of some of the Galleries and Studios which will be exhibiting in Palm Beach Show 2020.

Click here to see the full list.

And here is a sneak peak of some of the Art that will be on display.

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