Archive for 'In The City'

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 [...]

Universal’s Alley expands Wizarding World

Universal’s Alley expands Wizarding World

Universal Studios Florida’s new Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction, Diagon Alley, expected to open this summer, is sure to be the hottest theme-park ticket of the season. Recreated London landmarks such as Wyndham’s Theater and [...]

Jazz vocalist Nicole Henry bringing it home

Jazz vocalist Nicole Henry bringing it home

By Greg Carannante If Amy Winehouse were the Wicked Witch of the West, Nicole Henry would be Glinda the Good. The singer’s engaging style just makes you feel So Good, So Right – which is the [...]

The art of Robert Zuckerman’s photographs

The art of Robert Zuckerman’s photographs

“Robert, remember, if it gets in the way, it is the way.”  They were just a dozen words tossed-off by psychic/poet Andrei Ridgeway at the end of a long conversation but they changed the world for [...]

Kyle Eastwood to play Jazziz in Boca Raton

Kyle Eastwood to play Jazziz in Boca Raton

By Elizabeth Rahe The last songs Kyle Eastwood downloaded from iTunes – music by ’50s and ’60s jazz pianist Wynton Kelly and by French electronic music sensation Daft Punk – say a lot about the bassist/composer. [...]