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How not to overdo the tropical look at home

How not to overdo the tropical look at home

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Contributing Design Editor Decorating with palm-tree motifs, bamboo and rattan are nothing new to us in South Florida. Sometimes, though, we go overboard with the theme. The trick in [...]

Mixed styles inspire Manalapan home decor

Mixed styles inspire Manalapan home decor

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Contributing Design Editor Shannon Callahan and Rachel Ortiz, senior designers at Marc-Michaels Interior Design in Boca Raton and Winter Park, love mixing traditional furnishings with more modern art and [...]

Hot properties: Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale

Hot properties: Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale

By Robyn A. Friedman City & Shore Magazine As the sale of luxury homes slows in many parts of the United States, there are still a few markets where sales of both single-family homes and condominiums [...]

Hot Property: Modera Port Royale opens

Hot Property: Modera Port Royale opens

By Robyn A. Friedman City & Shore Magazine Modera Port Royale, a 555-unit luxury apartment community at 3333 Port Royale Drive South in Fort Lauderdale, has officially opened for its first residents. The waterfront project, by [...]

Is now right time to buy a second home?

Is now right time to buy a second home?

By Robyn A. Friedman City & Shore Magazine Are you thinking about purchasing a second home – a ski lodge in Aspen, pied-à-terre in New York City or subtropical paradise in the Keys? Well, now may [...]

How to build an incredible wine cellar

How to build an incredible wine cellar

By Eric Barton City & Shore Magazine There’s a little bump of a ridge that runs all the way from Miami to Georgia. It was a sand dune a few thousand years ago, when the Atlantic [...]

A few words with designer Jennifer Garrigues

A few words with designer Jennifer Garrigues

“A bland room is terribly boring. It is like sitting next to a boring person at dinner.” ­—Palm Beach Island designer Jennifer Garrigues, who often mixes objects from worldwide travels for a Global Bohemian look. Here [...]

Class Acts: Meet Ani Porter, Emma Perez

Class Acts: Meet Ani Porter, Emma Perez

We’ve all got a story: The instructor who helped you conquer the fear of geometry, or provided comfort when you were bullied, or encouraged you to apply for a scholarship. In this ongoing series, we introduce [...]

C&S writer wins national press women awards

C&S writer wins national press women awards

City & Shore Magazine real estate and financial columnist Robyn A. Friedman has been honored with two writing awards from the National Federation of Press Women. Friedman won first place in the “Specialty Articles-Home” category for her [...]