A trove of art, yachts and cuisine make this month’s list of coastal hidden treasures.
Palm Yachts are available in custom Awlgrip paint colors
Thanks to a new collaboration between Palm Beach Lately and Yachts Lately, the sandbars of Palm Beach are about to host a colorful plethora of fully restored Boston whalers. Palm Yachts offers one-of-a-kind picnic boats perfect for island hopping and sunset cruising. With custom cabana-striped Bimini tops, matching vinyl piping, Fusion stereos, hydraulic steering and brand-new 2022 90 hp Suzuki outboard engines, these picturesque boats are perfectly suited for any water excursion. Palm Yachts picnic boats are available now for purchase around the U.S. or charter from Palm Beach to Jupiter.
Simply Jessica Marie
Watercolor crests by Simply Jessica Marie.
Simply Jessica Marie is heating up the summer with the debut of its Crest Bar. Boasting a library of over 100 handpainted icons—which include career and hobby selections, as well as accents like family and faith symbols—customers can commemorate the most important moments in their lives with personalized crests. “The Crest Bar’s wide variety of readily available floral border, monogram and color sections—as well as the ever-growing, handmade icon library—empowers clients to swiftly personalize their artistic heirloom,” says founder, owner and artist Jessica Peddicord. “They can be put on everything from custom can huggers to garden flags, cornhole boards, stationery, pillows and more.”
Meso Beach House
Meso Beach House’s charred prawns, mezze and burrata
The talented team behind the New York restaurant Rye bring their Mediterranean cuisine with a modern spin to Florida. Meso Beach House offers sweeping waterfront views, a robust cocktail program, chic decor and seafood-centric dishes with Mediterranean influences. The 280- seat waterside oasis features both indoor and outdoor dining with boat docking and a private dining space—all in a centralized location accessible to the denizens of Palm Beach, Boca Raton and Delray Beach. “We set out to create a space that’s chic and sophisticated, while also being approachable and inviting,” says partner and creative director of Meso Restaurants Dane Asermely. 900 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach, 561.562.6416
The Raymond F. Kravis Center
The Raymond F. Kravis Center’s Dreyfoos Hall
The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts welcomes Diane Quinn to the family as its new CEO. “What drives me is people,” says Quinn. “My ability to succeed has always come from a collaborative and personable approach to solving the problem at hand. Few organizations have had the type of impact on an audience, a city, a state or nationally as the Kravis Center.” The center has served nearly 3 million students through its comprehensive arts education programs, as well as showcased a diverse schedule of national and international artists. 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach, 561.832.7469
G-Eazy performing at SunFest
After a two-year hiatus, Florida’s largest waterfront music and arts festival, SunFest, is back. From April 28 through May 1, the festival in the West Palm Beach Arts District will host 50 performers, 100 artists, food vendors and a multitude of art installations. SunFest Executive Director Paul Jamieson shares, “Our focus as a nonprofit has always been to build a community through music and enjoying the downtown waterfront, as well as giving back throughout the year.” With an impressive lineup of Sam Hunt, Slightly Stoopid, Lil Wayne and more, it’s safe to say you’ll need to snag your tickets fast.
Photography by: From Top: PHOTO: COURTESY OF LCB STYLE/PALM BEACH LATELY/PALM YACHTS; PHOTO: BY SAMI KATHRYN PHOTOGRAPHY; PHOTO: BY REBECCA VANN PHOTOGRAPHY; PHOTO: COURTESY OF MESO BEACH HOUSE; PHOTO: BY WAYNE CABLE; PHOTO: COURTESY OF SUNFEST