Archive for 'July,2012'

Pool and outdoor kitchen decor trends

Pool and outdoor kitchen decor trends

When we go out to play these days, we can take the indoors along BY CHARLYNE VARKONYI SCHAUB We may support opposing political parties, go to different restaurants, shop for luxury over bargains. But there is [...]

Keeping elders out of nursing homes

Keeping elders out of nursing homes

Assistance service, registry can help children keep their elders out of nursing homes By NANCY McVICAR When folks from “up north” retire to South Florida, there may come a time when they need a little extra [...]

Patio, pool deck decor trends

Patio, pool deck decor trends

NEW IDEAS FOR CREATING AN OUTDOOR PARADISE – JUST OUT THE BACK DOOR BY CHARLYNE VARKONYI SCHAUB Whether you are in the mood to redecorate with brand new outdoor furniture or to give your old furnishings [...]

The rosé wines of summer

The rosé wines of summer

It would be a shame not to drink pink this summer BY BOB HOSMON   Attention, wine consumers, here’s something you may not know: winemakers can produce deep red or very pale pink wines from any [...]

Sky Limo Air Charter takes off

Sky Limo Air Charter takes off

The recently expanded Sky Limo Air Charter gets ready for its close-up There’s something alluring about a private jet on the runway, ready to whisk passengers to an exclusive destination. Chris LaVoie, who is producing a [...]

Test drive: Lamborghini Gallardo

Test drive: Lamborghini Gallardo

Taking a Lamborghini Gallardo LP 550-2 Spyder for a spin BY THOMAS SWICK It looked like Lamborghini Day at The Setai in Miami Beach. Two Gallardo LP 550-2 Spyders were parked in the roundabout in front [...]

Designer concierge service

Designer concierge service

Resourceful interior designer Aldo Puschendorf’s new business is (sometimes literally) picking up. Aldo Puschendorf, owner of Puschendorf Interiors, has forged a reputation for creating sophisticated environments with clean lines valued by upscale clients for 15 years. [...]

Internet marketing Exults driven

Internet marketing Exults driven

A Fort Lauderdale internet firm rebrands for success Zach Hoffman has been interested in the Internet for a long time. As a boy growing up in North Miami Beach, he used to spend time at his [...]

The buzz on the Everglades

The buzz on the Everglades

By Mark Gauert I will never forget my first visit to the Everglades. Even with professional counseling. We knew there was trouble ahead when we saw the cans of mosquito repellent, littering the roadside like spent [...]

Tile and outdoor decor trends

Tile and outdoor decor trends

Outside living has gone well beyond a charcoal grill and some inexpensive garden furniture. We want our outdoors to be as comfortable and functional as indoors. Here are some timely suggestions to up the ante on [...]