ON the TOWN in THE PALM BEACHES VISITS RIVIERA BEACH and SINGER ISLAND

June 21, 2019

Episode Airs Saturday, June 29 on WXEL and Sunday, June 30 on WPBT

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (June 19, 2019) – On the Town in The Palm Beaches, the lifestyle series that highlights popular tourist destinations as well as unique and unusual attractions throughout Palm Beach County visits the seaside towns of Riviera Beach and Singer Island.

Known as “the gateway to the Caribbean,” Riviera Beach is a diverse and vibrant community with an intriguing history.  In this installment, host Frank Licari gets a history lesson before visiting landmarks like the Manatee Lagoon, MacArthur Beach State Park, Peanut Island, and the Port of Palm Beach.  Next, he receives an intense lesson from a kickboxing champion, checks out the vibrant culture at the Tiki Market, explores the underwater scuba scene at the Blue Heron Bridge, and splashes around at Rapids Water Park.

The show airs Saturday, June 29 on WXEL at 5:30pm and Sunday, June 30 at 12:30pm on WPBT.

This episode marks the finale of the third season.  Previous editions of On the Town in The Palm Beaches featured the communities of Boynton Beach, Wellington, Lake Worth, Boca Raton, The Glades and more.  All previous episodes can be viewed on demand at The Palm Beaches.TV which is accessible online; via a free mobile app; via Roku; as a designated channel in more than 3,100 Palm Beach County hotel rooms; and in public spaces such as the Palm Beach County Convention Center and the Palm Beach International Airport Baggage Claim area.  
 
The series is made possible by the Palm Beach County Tourist Development Council in cooperation with the Palm Beach County Film and Television Commission. It is distributed on South Florida PBS (WPBT2 and WXEL), reaching areas from Sebastian to the Florida Keys.

For more information, please contact Phyllis Man, Director of  Development and Marketing, Palm Beach County Film & Television Commission pman@pbfilm.com or Jeneissy Azcuy, Vice President of Communications & Marketing, South Florida PBS jazcuy@southfloridapbs.org.
 
About TDC and The Palm Beaches TV
The Palm Beach County Tourist Development Council (TDC) has oversight responsibility for the contracted marketing agencies which include Discover The Palm Beaches, the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, the Palm Beach County Film & Television Commission and the Palm Beach County Sports Commission along with the Palm Beach County Convention Center.  The TDC grows the local economy through the managed investments from tourist development taxes (bed taxes) in marketing, promotion, beach renourishment, our county-owned convention center, two Spring training baseball stadiums and The Palm Beaches TV.  The Palm Beaches TV, the first ever TDC channel, offers 24/7 content featuring the best destinations, attractions, and visitor experiences in the County.  Available on Roku, mobile app, and as a designated channel in select hotels, the channel offers viewers a glimpse at exciting leisure activities in The Palm Beaches.   
  
About South Florida PBS
South Florida PBS, Florida’s largest public media company, includes Public Broadcasting stations WXEL-TV, serving the Palm Beaches and WPBT2, serving Miami-Dade and Broward counties. South Florida PBS connects organizations and institutions across our region and preserves South Florida's history.  Leading the way in this global society, South Florida PBS serves diverse communities from Key West to the Sebastian Inlet and from the Atlantic Ocean west to Lake Okeechobee. South Florida PBS is committed to creating and presenting unique arts, education and cultural heritage programming, and serves as a model for telling unique local stories across a variety of digital media platforms
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