Archive for 'In The City'

Three simple exercises to help avoid falls

Three simple exercises to help avoid falls

By Greg Carannante Personal trainer Chris Mazzola demonstrates three simple exercises that almost anyone can do at home. He emphasizes that they are only a starting point, and that you must progress beyond them to achieve [...]

Films, TV you wanted to see, if you had the time

Films, TV you wanted to see, if you had the time

Casablanca. What doesn’t this film have, in addition to Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Paul Heinreid, Peter Lorre and Sydney Greenstreet? How about love and emotion so exquisite you can taste it? How about mythic [...]

Advice Books to help with the prime of life

Advice Books to help with the prime of life

Second Acts By Stephen M. Pollan and Mark Levine For those thinking of switching careers, this is a great place to start. On one level, it is inspirational, with brief profiles of famous second-act lives we [...]

Health 101: achieving health, wellness goals

Health 101: achieving health, wellness goals

 By Jana Soeldner Danger Why do some seniors look, act and feel younger than others? Part of the explanation is heredity. But diet, exercise and activities that engage the mind are keys to staying vibrant and [...]

Upcoming readings at Books & Books

Upcoming readings at Books & Books

Would South Florida even have a literary scene without Books & Books, which opened in 1982 in Coral Gables and has expanded to include locations in Miami Beach, Bal Harbour, Westhampton Beach, N.Y., and Grand Cayman? [...]

A Q&A with ‘Star of Design’ Alene Workman

A Q&A with ‘Star of Design’ Alene Workman

Alene Workman always was attracted to art and design. She drew as a child and designed clothing in her teens. After studying art in college she got a job with Bloomingdale’s management training program in New [...]

A Q&A with jewelry designer Marco Bicego

A Q&A with jewelry designer Marco Bicego

  We caught up recently with noted Italian jewelry designer Marco Bicego, in town for an appearance at Weston Jewelers, and talked about his unique, textured 18-kt. gold designs, what women are looking for in jewelry [...]

School’s IN for Summer school, campers

School’s IN for Summer school, campers

  When class is dismissed, many South Florida private schools open to campers seeking academic enrichment, sports training, arts opportunities, outdoor adventures and loads of fun. Check out a few of the schools offering summer programs:  [...]

As close to owning a van Gogh as you can go

As close to owning a van Gogh as you can go

You know art. OK, so you’re not a critic or a six-figure collector, but you know a heck of a lot more than those dilettantes who toss off “I know what I like” as if it [...]

Madisons brings taste of New York to Florida

Madisons brings taste of New York to Florida

They may not hail from New York, but the folks behind the new Madisons New York Grill & Bar know a thing or two about “timeless elegance and contemporary flavor.” It was those aspects of New [...]