Palm Beach (excerpt from Seduced By Polo)
Huffington Post - about 2 years
Palm Beach Palm Beach is a headline always waiting to happen. One small Southern county, brazen enough to throw off a national election, Palm Beach curtsied from debutante to a diamond-edged dart-board with fate for a bulls-eye. Palm Beach proper, or improper to those who know her intimately, spread her scandalous, tropical wings into Palm Beach County to let the world know what Palm Beach was all about: a don't f... -with- me- hurricane of money, power, good old boys and nouveau arrivistes, waiting to let out a buck and a roar. A little jail time here, a little polygamy there, no one really cared, as long as you spelled his name right. Palm Beach made her social debut as the winter home of Henry Flagler, a railroad tycoon who set his tracks on Florida. He was unstoppable, and so were his tropical investments. The Breakers Hotel, a Flagler get-a-way, inspired by a famous Italian Renaissance Palace, with an aura that ghosts were there from the get go, burned to the ground...
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