Archive for 'November 4th, 2012'

Scott Stapp of Creed: Front-man centered

Scott Stapp of Creed: Front-man centered

BY REBECCA CAHILLY He’s a father, a husband, a Christian, an author and a native Floridian. He’s also a rock star. At 39, Scott Stapp has accomplished many people’s life dreams: fame and fortune as the [...]

Out & About

Out & About

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Beeping with the enemy

Beeping with the enemy

By Mark Gauert I’ve never shared this story with anyone. No one knows it except my family, and they’ve kept my secret well. They know how I feel about people who make noise during concerts and shows. [...]

Banking on happier customers

Banking on happier customers

Over the past five years or so, banks have become vilified in America’s collective eye for managing to rise above the financial suffering so many of us have dealt with. The problem: many customers still feel [...]

Planning a party guests – and you – will enjoy

Planning a party guests – and you – will enjoy

1.  Pick the ideal date. Fridays and Saturdays book up fast with holiday fêtes and even office parties, so plan way ahead when you’re choosing what date to have your friends over. Sherri Foxman, CEO of [...]

A decade of style at Sklar Furnishings

A decade of style at Sklar Furnishings

Rick Howard thought he was ready to retire in 2000 at age 55. After all, he had owned and sold Kinetics, a furniture manufacturing business, followed by a packaging business that developed engineering solutions. But something [...]

FIAT 500: Ciao bella

FIAT 500: Ciao bella

BY THOMAS SWICK Driving into Rick Case FIAT in Davie, I immediately thought of pandas.  “Everybody knows that pandas are cute,” James Fallows wrote in The Atlantic in 2007, reporting from the Wolong Nature Reserve in [...]

Design: Living with art

Design: Living with art

BY CHARLYNE VARKONYI SCHAUB Steven Gurowitz of Steven G in Fort Lauderdale says art is an integral part of good design, whether it is collected by the designer or the clients. “We believe that furniture does [...]

Lights fantastic: Chandeliers, lamps, sconces

Lights fantastic: Chandeliers, lamps, sconces

BY CHARLYNE VARKONYI SCHAUB It may seem like a tiny detail – a sconce, a chandelier, a table lamp – but lighting is a major element that can make or break your home design. Today’s choices [...]

Gamma Knife at 18: Rays of hope

Gamma Knife at 18: Rays of hope

BY NANCY McVICAR Being told you have a tumor growing in your head is undoubtedly one of the scariest diagnoses anyone can receive, but technological advances that allow some tumors to be zapped without surgery – [...]