Archive for 'January,2013'

Letter, autograph from Yo-Yo Ma, change all

Letter, autograph from Yo-Yo Ma, change all

  You may recall my embarrassing moment during a recent performance by the Cleveland Orchestra at the Adrienne Arsht Center, which I wrote about in the November issue (“Beeping With the Enemy,” http://tinyurl.com/dyqya2o). I was listening [...]

Finalists for the Non-Profit ‘Academy Awards’

Finalists for the Non-Profit ‘Academy Awards’

  Finalists for the Third Annual PNC Bank Non-Profit Academy Awards were announced in January at a VIP Announcement Party presented by Broward Health at Passion Nightclub at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The [...]

Ginny Newhart on the first 50 years with Bob

Ginny Newhart on the first 50 years with Bob

By Elizabeth Rahe Bob Newhart had two famous TV wives, Suzanne Pleshette in The Bob Newhart Show and Mary Frann in Newhart. Show business is also responsible for his real-life marriage, which recently hit the 50-year [...]

Chateau Artisan: Features worthy of moat

Chateau Artisan: Features worthy of moat

  The 19,222-square-foot Chateau Artisan in Miami has a few features fit for a king This one-of-a-kind castle — complete with moat — sits on approximately 14 acres that include a private lake and royal gardens. [...]

What’s it like to be a wine judge?

What’s it like to be a wine judge?

Anyone can rate a glass of wine or two, but more than 600? The author discovers there are some tips to the sips. Editor’s note: This year’s American Fine Wine Competition judging will take place this [...]

Suze Orman, wealth managers money advice

Suze Orman, wealth managers money advice

It’s a safe bet most South Floridians, in one way or another, have taken a financial hit of one kind or another over the past few years. If it’s not that the value of your home [...]

Before and after: Re-making a home

Before and after: Re-making a home

BY CHARLYNE VARKONYI SCHAUB Love the location but looking for more function or style in your residence? No worry. Smart changes can transform your so-so home into your chic castle. Extreme remodeling may mean a teardown, [...]

A jam session of jazz photographers

A jam session of jazz photographers

“Hot can be cool, and cool can be hot and each can be both. But hot or cool man, jazz is jazz.” So said Louis Armstrong, whose raspy voice and melodic trumpet turned him into a [...]

Behind the wheel of the elegant Audi A7

Behind the wheel of the elegant Audi A7

The 2013 Audi A7 did something I didn’t think was possible: It made me want to catch a red light, a long train, an open drawbridge. In other words, it made driving around South Florida an [...]