Archive for 'December,2012'

The pop art of champagne

The pop art of champagne

CHAMPAGNE. SPARKLING WINE. CAVA. PROSECCO. WHAT TO KNOW BEFORE YOU POP THE CORK BY BOB HOSMON Champagne and sparkling wines usually make an appearance on special occasions like weddings. But the busiest time for bubbly is [...]

A travel writer’s journey to Palm Beach

A travel writer’s journey to Palm Beach

  BY THOMAS SWICK Almost immediately after I took a seat at the bar at būccan the young man to my left introduced himself, recommended the pizzas, gave me the name of his wealth management firm, and [...]

The electrifying Fisker Karma EcoSport

The electrifying Fisker Karma EcoSport

The woman in the red pickup next to us on Las Olas turns her head – and her neck, shoulders and pretty much everything else – to wave at us out the window. “I don’t think [...]

A new collection of lighting, by Vanilla Ice

A new collection of lighting, by Vanilla Ice

We catch up with Vanilla Ice (aka Rob Van Winkle) at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, where he’s introducing a lighting collection for Capitol Lighting. Van Winkle, best known for his mega hit song Ice [...]

On the road to a green – and stylish – future

On the road to a green – and stylish – future

Each week I separate the plastics from my trash and put them into a blue recycling bin. I drop the week’s newspapers into a green bin, and place it by the curb, too. I keep the [...]