Archive for 'Home & Decor'

Advice on selecting new kitchen appliances

Advice on selecting new kitchen appliances

By Rebecca Cahilly-Taranto City & Shore Magazine Christina (Chris) Chadwick is the sales manager for Coral Springs Appliance Center, a family-owned and operated company providing high-end kitchen appliances for the past 40 years. She is accustomed [...]

Six new ways to update your old kitchen

Six new ways to update your old kitchen

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Magazine The next time you shop for new appliances you may be baffled by the choices. Both refrigerators and ovens now come with easy-open French doors. Steam ovens are [...]

Making lives brighter at Capitol Lighting

Making lives brighter at Capitol Lighting

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Magazine When I ask Eric Lebersfeld, president of Capitol Lighting, how long he has worked in the family business, he replies: “Fifty years.” The answer reflects his wry sense [...]

Indoor decor can look great outdoors, too

Indoor decor can look great outdoors, too

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Magazine It used to be easy to decorate outdoors. Choices were few and, frankly, not very stylish. These days there is plenty to choose from, including retro chairs with [...]

Allied Kitchen & Bath adds showroom

Allied Kitchen & Bath adds showroom

  By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub Bill and Joe Feinberg, owners of Allied Kitchen & Bath, purchased a block of buildings two years ago on 34th Avenue in Oakland Park to use as a warehouse for their showroom [...]

Showroom Q&A: Casabella Designs, Deerfield

Showroom Q&A: Casabella Designs, Deerfield

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Magazine Sal Riggi and his son, Dan, have worked together 13 years at Casabella Designs, a bathroom and kitchen showroom in Deerfield Beach. Since Father’s Day is June 19, [...]

Fish fulfillment: Aquarium dreams come true

Fish fulfillment: Aquarium dreams come true

By Eric Barton City & Shore Magazine Think for a minute if you had an aquarium in your home. Something that’s a focal Point. A conversation-stopping piece of art. Now add something outrageous to your idea, [...]

Six ideas for making your home bloom

Six ideas for making your home bloom

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Magazine Living in South Florida is no excuse for having the same décor year-round. Just look outside and see how the plants change. That beautiful yellow flowering tree, the [...]

Rick Howard: The man who flunked retirement

Rick Howard: The man who flunked retirement

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Magazine Rick Howard loves fine furniture. For 26 years, he owned Kinetics Furniture in Toronto. When he sold it to Haworth Office Furniture in Michigan, a five-year non-compete clause [...]

William Eubanks: A magician of grand design

William Eubanks: A magician of grand design

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Magazine When William Eubanks first decorated rooms for the American Red Cross Showhouse of Palm Beach, the designs looked more appropriate for a stately residence in England than a [...]