Archive for 'In The City'

Shopping al fresco: A gift to ourselves

Shopping al fresco: A gift to ourselves

By Doreen Christensen The holidays are not just a time or a season. They’re also a state of mind. Why shut yourself up inside a cavernous mall or parked behind a computer making online purchases at [...]

Connie Francis gives advice for hard times

Connie Francis gives advice for hard times

By Jane Wollman Rusoff PRIME Magazine If you grew up in the 1950s or ’60s, the mega-hits recorded by pop singing star Connie Francis are indelibly etched on your soundtrack: Who’s Sorry Now?, Stupid Cupid, Lipstick on [...]

Q&A with Miami City Ballet’s Lourdes Lopez

Q&A with Miami City Ballet’s Lourdes Lopez

By Greg Carannante City & Shore Magazine Ballet legend George Balanchine’s influence is a theme running through the choreography of Lourdes Lopez’s career. Beginning at age 16, she danced under his direction (as well as Jerome [...]

Dr. Mehmet Oz’s advice for a longer life

Dr. Mehmet Oz’s advice for a longer life

By Jane Wollman Rusoff City & Shore Magazine Mehmet Oz has been making the medicine go down in delightful – and insightful – ways for nine years now on The Dr. Oz Show. When he’s not [...]

Laughs still the holy grail for John Cleese

Laughs still the holy grail for John Cleese

By Ben Crandell  City & Shore Magazine Thinking of one’s mortality can get a man focused on the details in life. Comic actor John Cleese, 77, is no exception. “I’m on a train. It’s in London [...]

Renters fuel a luxury apartment boom

Renters fuel a luxury apartment boom

By Robyn A. Friedman City & Shore Magazine Italian cabinets. Quartz countertops. Bosch appliances. Amazing views. If you think these features describe a luxury South Florida condominium, think again. You’ll find them — and more — [...]

A superhero dream takes flight in Davie

A superhero dream takes flight in Davie

By Emily J. Minor City & Shore Magazine  An unsettling thought occurred to me when I saw a kid’s shoe fly off – up, up, up, UP – and just stay there. Sure, I weigh more [...]

Beating breast cancer with heels, attitude

Beating breast cancer with heels, attitude

By Greg Carannante City & Shore PRIME It was 2003 and Madonna was causing a commotion by kissing Christina Aguilera and Britney Spears on the MTV Music Awards. On the last day of the year, Tammy [...]

The Piano Lady of Café de Paris plays on

The Piano Lady of Café de Paris plays on

By Johnny Diaz City & Shore PRIME If you’ve ever dined at the former Café de Paris on Las Olas Boulevard, chances are you’ve heard Patrician Zanghi play. For almost 30 years, she performed standards, classics [...]

Good reasons to go east, west this summer

Good reasons to go east, west this summer

By Greg Carannante City & Shore Entertainment Writer These two halls — one long-established, the other relatively new — are great places to see a show this summer. But they’re about a lot more than that. [...]