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Non-profit ‘Academy Awards’ finalists named

Non-profit ‘Academy Awards’ finalists named

By Robyn A. Friedman Broward County’s non-profit organizations and their leaders will take home golden statuettes at the 5th Annual South Florida Community Care Network Non-Profit Academy Awards, hosted by the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & [...]

Love’s labours found

Love’s labours found

By Mark Gauert From my office in the newsroom, I hear the news. “The stay on same-sex marriage will end on Jan. 5,” the reporters say. “Weddings could begin the next day.” Which means, barring appeal, January [...]

The story behind the Palm Beach Wine Auction

The story behind the Palm Beach Wine Auction

When Ted Mandes was nine-years-old, he went on a school field trip to hear a concert by the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Eugene Ormandy. For the young Mandes it was a come-to-culture experience, one that would [...]

Seeing Broward history through new eyes

Seeing Broward history through new eyes

Volunteer firemen in 1921 scramble to their truck in front of the Sentinel Building on Andrews Avenue, a few blocks from the current-day Sun Sentinel offices. This year, Broward County turns 100 – five years younger [...]

A Q&A with Coral Springs’ Ken Cooper

A Q&A with Coral Springs’ Ken Cooper

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub Ken Cooper has watched the appliance business mature from functional to fashionable in the past four decades. He began in 1969 selecting appliances for condos on Galt Ocean Mile in Fort Lauderdale [...]

Photo Op: The Galleria’s ‘Men of Style’ 

Photo Op: The Galleria’s ‘Men of Style’ 

A record crowd cheering on 11 prominent Broward men on the catwalks at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale’s Men of Style Shopping Night presented by Signature Grand raised almost $60,000 for local charities. The leading were [...]

Photo op: AT&T Jeb Bush Florida Classic

Photo op: AT&T Jeb Bush Florida Classic

AT&T Jeb Bush Florida Classic, sponsored by The Wasie Foundation and presented by BB&T, Ford and Premier Beverage, nets $712,000 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Tweet [...]

Photo op: Museum of Art’s ‘Art After Dark’

Photo op: Museum of Art’s ‘Art After Dark’

The annual art-themed fundraiser of Beaux Arts Fort Lauderdale to benefit the museum featured docent tours, creative drinks, hors d’oeuvres, innovative desserts, and art and silent auctions. Proceeds will benefit the museum and its educational programs. [...]

When to ask if a medical test is necessary

When to ask if a medical test is necessary

By Jana Soeldner Danger Is your doctor ordering too many tests and administering more treatments than necessary? At best, over-testing and treating can waste a patient’s time and money. At worst, it can cause actual harm. [...]

First of Metropica’s towers to rise in Sunrise

First of Metropica’s towers to rise in Sunrise

The Trillist Cos., Inc. has partnered with YOO Studio to design and brand Yoo at Metropica, the first of eight residential condominium towers at the 65-acre, mixed-use development in Sunrise that will ultimately include 2,250 residential [...]