Archive for 'In The City'

A Q&A with designer Joseph Pubillones

A Q&A with designer Joseph Pubillones

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub Joseph Pubillones, a Cuban-American designer who earned praise for his innovative work in charity show houses – and readers with his column for Creators Syndicate – began by designing home exteriors, not [...]

Critic’s picks: A must-try list at Trader Joe’s

Critic’s picks: A must-try list at Trader Joe’s

  Why join the lines at Trader Joe’s, the California grocery chain known for its upbeat Hawaiian-shirt-wearing staff and tiki-bar décor, opening three (3) new stores here just this month? In our humble estimation, the must-tries [...]

The Lipstick Lounge gets even more Amazing

The Lipstick Lounge gets even more Amazing

  Organizers of the breast cancer-battling event known as the Lipstick Lounge are promising to raise the bar on amazement this year, bringing the hottest cocktails, cosmetics, confections and couture to the Gallery of Amazing Things [...]

Stories that stay with you, long after the credits roll 

Stories that stay with you, long after the credits roll 

Andrei Zinca promotes the Romanian film festival here this month with a simple statement that has the ring of poetry and an Eastern European accent: “We chose a selection of films with stories that follow you [...]

Chicago coming to colour our world Oct. 2

Chicago coming to colour our world Oct. 2

Chicago, the veteran heartland band coming Oct. 2 to Hard Rock Live,is one of America’s most successful and long-lasting classic pop/rock groups. The MOR radio darlings’ ’70s and ’80s litany of hits includes If You Leave [...]

A tour of the new VIP lounge at The Cruzan

A tour of the new VIP lounge at The Cruzan

By Deborah Wilker  There was a time when a blanket on the lawn was about all the creature comfort one could expect from a summer evening at the local amphitheater.  After all, it is all about [...]

‘Salem’ renewal welcome news for Seth Gabel

‘Salem’ renewal welcome news for Seth Gabel

By Deborah Wilker Salem, the first scripted series on WGN (the superstation out of Chicago) has attracted all kinds of buzz during its 13-episode run this year, and as the witchy drama wraps for the season [...]

Wooven: Not your dad’s dry-cleaning service

Wooven: Not your dad’s dry-cleaning service

By Rebecca Cahilly Everyone has a dry-cleaning nightmare story. The lost suit jacket. A torn dress shirt. That strange stain on your expensive evening gown. Vladimir and Elena Samofalova had endured them all – so many [...]

The Audi A3: a big push toward small luxury

The Audi A3: a big push toward small luxury

By Eric Barton The line of cars dropping off kids at Harbordale Elementary in Fort Lauderdale snakes around the block. There are certainly lots of minivans and SUVS, all as shapely as a Lego brick. But [...]

Cirque Dreams ‘Fantasy’ at Broward Center

Cirque Dreams ‘Fantasy’ at Broward Center

By Deborah Wilker  The first show of its kind to ever play on Broadway, Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy arrives at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts for eight shows beginning Tuesday July 22. The circus [...]