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Tapas, bottomless cocktails added to weekend menu at Coco Asian Bistro & Bar

Tapas, bottomless cocktails added to weekend menu at Coco Asian Bistro & Bar

By Rebecca Cahilly For those who’ve waited, good things now come on small plates (and lower rates) at Coco Asian Bistro & Bar in Fort Lauderdale. Coco’s chef/owner Mike Ponluang has added Asian Tapas (and bottomless [...]

A wine event seeks to elevate the winemakers

A wine event seeks to elevate the winemakers

By Eric Barton Consider all the celebrity chefs you know. There’s Bobby Flay and Emeril Lagasse and Paula Deen and probably another dozen or more you could admit to knowing – whether you’d like to or [...]

The greatest luxury item is measured in time

The greatest luxury item is measured in time

By Mark Gauert No one believes my story. Not my wife. “Sorry,” she says sweetly from her hammock swinging in the sea breeze at Little Palm Island in the Keys. “Can’t see it.” Not the barefoot [...]

Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin speaks at Broward Center

Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin speaks at Broward Center

By Dave Wieczorek When slipping into the past she loves so much, renowned historian Doris Kearns Goodwin is fond of quoting lines from Emily Dickinson: There is no Frigate like a Book / to take us [...]

Fashion jetsetters come in for a landing

Fashion jetsetters come in for a landing

By Andrea Richard Any talk with bombshell jetsetters Ina Lettmann and Rita Rusic should come with a giddiness-ahead warning label. They lead fabulous, woo-worthy lives. Lettmann, a German native, was a top model in Europe, gracing [...]

Discerning eye turns buying art into art form

Discerning eye turns buying art into art form

By Eric Barton Patricia Hanna wandered her way through Mexico City’s massive Zona Maco art fair in early February having no idea what she might find. She had in her pocket a figurative blank check. She [...]

‘Beauty is Power’ at Boca Museum of Art

‘Beauty is Power’ at Boca Museum of Art

Helena Rubinstein had a revelation in 1915 when she arrived in New York from Paris: “All the American women had purple noses and gray lips and their faces were chalk white from terrible powder. I recognized [...]

Daymond John to headline Federation event

Daymond John to headline Federation event

Daymond John, founder of apparel brand FUBU and one of the stars of ABC’s Shark Tank, will headline the Jewish Federation of Broward County’s “Men’s Nite Out,” 6-8:30 p.m. April 30 at the Signature Grand in [...]

Behind the wheel of the sporty Lexus RC F

Behind the wheel of the sporty Lexus RC F

By Eric Barton Forty-five minutes to get from downtown Fort Lauderdale to Palm Beach. It seems unlikely. It seems impossible as we enter the busy Sunday-morning traffic on I-95. No better time to drop the Lexus [...]

The April and May Calendar of events

The April and May Calendar of events

April 11   The Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale’s 15th Annual Riverwalk Run, a 5-K Run/Walk and 5-Mile Run. Post-race festivities include brunch and kids activities, begins at 5:45 a.m. at Huizenga Plaza, Fort Lauderdale. [...]