BY: Bill DiPaolo, March 24 Take a sailing trip back in time starting Friday, March 24 with a visit to replicas of the Nina and Pinta, two wooden ships Christopher Columbus sailed to the New World from Spain in 1492. The four-masted Nina is 65 feet long. The three-masted Pinta is 85 feet long. The ships will be docked at Harbourside Place in Jupiter until Wednesday, March 29.
Admission charges are $8.00 for adults, $ 7.00 for seniors, and $6.00 for students 5 – 16.   Children 4 and under are free. The ships are open every day from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  No reservations are necessary. Teachers or organizations wishing to schedule a 30-minute guided tour with a crew member should call 1-787-672-2152 or email columfnd1492@gmail.com . The minimum for a tour is 15 persons. There is no maximum.  The charge is $5.00 per person. Reservations are required for group tours.  

BY: Bill DiPaolo, Feb. 25th [caption id="attachment_8362" align="alignleft" width="306"] David Banegas painting portrait at Harbourside Place booth Thursday at Honda Classic. (Photo/Bill DiPaolo)[/caption] Raffle tickets for the purchase of this painting of a pensive Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer studying a putt are on sale at the Honda Classic. Part of the proceeds of the sale of the portrait goes to the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation. The painting is valued at $18,000. The 64-inch-by-34-inch painting was done Thursday and Friday at the Harbourside Place booth at the Honda Classic by artist David Banegas. Nicklaus plans to sign the painting on Sunday. The painting is donated by ARTLANTIC – Fine Art Gallery in Jupiter. Raffle tickets are $20. The painting is being circulated around the Honda Classic so fans can view it.