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 [...]

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 took place in late [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

United Way, Red Cross unite to help veterans

United Way, Red Cross unite to help veterans

United Way of Broward County and the American Red Cross are joining forces to help reacclimate returning veterans to their families and community in Broward County. The new program, called Mission United, will officially launch Wednesday, [...]

The case for private vs. public schools

The case for private vs. public schools

You’ve got a straight-A student attending a public school where the art program has been dropped and Band 101 is spent learning about tempo because there aren’t enough instruments to go around. Or perhaps your daughter’s [...]

The photos we keep in preservation halls

The photos we keep in preservation halls

In the room the men and women come and go, talking of Satchmo. “These are images almost from a lost world now,’’ art dealer and gallery owner Barbara Gillman says to the audience at a preview [...]