Archive for 'February,2013'

Design ideas for simplifying home storage

Design ideas for simplifying home storage

 No matter how large your house, if it isn’t organized it can look chaotic and cluttered. We have solutions to simplify your life. Specially designed closets. Decorative chests. Custom wall units. And even Murphy beds hidden behind [...]

Family wineries worth getting to know

Family wineries worth getting to know

  Three family-owned wineries in California, Chile and Italy worth getting to know   BY BOB HOSMON In a world in which once-family-owned wineries are becoming properties of big corporations (Robert Mondavi is just one example), [...]

A brush with the new art of ‘lightpainting’

A brush with the new art of ‘lightpainting’

“To love beauty is to see light,” said the French novelist Victor Hugo, and Contemporary American artist Stephen Knapp probably would agree. Knapp has pioneered the art form of “Lightpainting,” which diffuses white light through specially [...]

Q&A with luxury watchmaker Jerome DeWitt

Q&A with luxury watchmaker Jerome DeWitt

A conversation with luxury watchmaker Jerome DeWitt   BY ELYSE RANART Jerome DeWitt grew up in a castle and has lived a fairy-tale existence ever since. From managing a wine and spirits company in Belgium to [...]

An ‘astounding advance’ in heart treatment?

An ‘astounding advance’ in heart treatment?

By Nancy McVicar February is Heart Month, reminding us that heart disease remains the number one killer of both women and men in this country, accounting for nearly one in three deaths – 2,150 each day, [...]

More eco-romance friendly resorts

More eco-romance friendly resorts

  Chaaya Lagoon Hakuraa Huraa The Hakuraa Huraa is one of Maldives’ 1,190 pristine coral islands in the Indian Ocean. Hakuraa Huraa, which translates into “reef above water,” is Green Globe Certified because it meets sustainable [...]

‘Planet-friendly’ honeymoon destinations

‘Planet-friendly’ honeymoon destinations

Love takes on a shade of green as newlyweds seek planet-friendly options to honeymoon BY ROCHELLE OLIVER   Whoever said love is in the details was right, especially for those lovebirds who want to spend post-wedding-day [...]

Our Tastemakers 2013

Our Tastemakers 2013

Whether it’s an emphasis on the use of locally sourced ingredients or a passion for pairing flavors, the chefs, sommeliers and restaurateurs influencing South Florida’s dining scene know that to be successful, a dedication to excellence [...]

Our Tastemakers 2013′s favorite recipes

Our Tastemakers 2013′s favorite recipes

From Chef Andre “Dre” Lane, iPic Entertainment, Tanzy Restaurant, Tanzy Express: Seared Scallops with Creamy Parsnips Purée and Wild Mushroom Ragout drizzled with Truffle Oil Plating for 1 INGREDIENTS 5 sea scallops ½ cup wild mushroom [...]

A slow tour of fast-growing Weston

A slow tour of fast-growing Weston

 By Lori Capullo For more than 20 years, I’ve lived about a five-minute drive from Weston. Many times I’d driven through it, met with clients at offices there, enjoyed the occasional dinner with friends (at Myung [...]