Archive for 'October,2012'

Battling breast cancer, with high heels and beefcake

Battling breast cancer, with high heels and beefcake

Over 650 women, men and some very extravagantly dressed canines  descended on downtown Fort Lauderdale Saturday for the sixth annual Glam Doll Strut. The event, part of the Glam-A-THON series, is a fundraiser for Broward Health [...]

City & Shore Magazine’s Powers for Good 2013

City & Shore Magazine’s Powers for Good 2013

Our annual Powers for Good features the work of seven individuals and businesses who live, and give, large. Some, like Bill Feinberg, president of Allied Kitchen & Bath in Fort Lauderdale, pictured here, even designed his [...]

Designing a room with a view

Designing a room with a view

BY CHARLYNE VARKONYI SCHAUB What is as important as your address is what you see from it, but decorating with a view of water or cityscape can be tricky. Most South Florida designers have the same [...]

Traveling nonstop from S. Fla to the world

Traveling nonstop from S. Fla to the world

BY LORI CAPULLO If you want to get out of town — really far out of town — there’s no question about one thing: you’ve got to fly. But if there is one thing that will [...]

DonorCommunity: software for nonprofits

DonorCommunity: software for nonprofits

The past five years have been challenging for the nation’s charitable organizations. Many struggled as both personal donations and corporate sponsorships dropped due to the challenging economic conditions. But it looks as though the tide has [...]

Contemporary design is cool again

Contemporary design is cool again

BY CHARLYNE VARKONYI SCHAUB South Florida designers say their clients are asking for clean, uncluttered spaces. Typical upholstery choices are neutral with a pop of color used in accessories and art. Many also use metal accents [...]

Great wines from both sides of the Andes

Great wines from both sides of the Andes

BY BOB HOSMON If you’re looking for something new and different in wine, take a look south of the border — way south — to Chile and Argentina. Each of these Andean countries has developed or [...]

Seven myths about Addison Mizner

Seven myths about Addison Mizner

Susan Gillis, curator of the Boca Raton Historical Society, and the late Donald Curl, an original faculty member at Florida Atlantic University and Addison Mizner expert, compiled a list of trivia to put to rest what [...]

Hot spots, clubs, ultralounges worth a wait

Hot spots, clubs, ultralounges worth a wait

BY REBECCA CAHILLY South Florida may be known for its nightlife, but many cities have their own distinct district for after-hours fun. Come with us on a stroll down some of Broward and Palm Beach counties’ [...]

Our pieces of resistance

Our pieces of resistance

The birds began to fall after a storm this year. Four ceramic-tile egrets had been swirling up there, high on the western wall of the Cumberland Building in downtown Fort Lauderdale. They’d been part of a [...]