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Hot property: Cassia at Ocean Reef in Keys

Hot property: Cassia at Ocean Reef in Keys

By Mark Gauert Getting to Cassia at Ocean Reef is part of the fun. Drive in from Miami, south on U.S. 1 to Card Sound Road, past the picturesquely crusty Alabama Jack’s and over the Card [...]

John Legend plays a South Florida encore

John Legend plays a South Florida encore

By Deborah Wilker In the decade that John Legend has been a major label artist, the 35-year-old singer-songwriter has racked up so many awards and critical accolades, it would be natural for some fans to assume [...]

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 [...]

A summer treat from Palm Beach Music Fest

A summer treat from Palm Beach Music Fest

Escape the summer heat and cool down with the calming sounds of the Palm Beach Chamber Music Festival’s 23rd annual concert series on July 25. From duos to quintets, the intimate festival includes pieces by Villa-Lobos, [...]

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 [...]

The race to build splashiest ultra-luxe pools

The race to build splashiest ultra-luxe pools

By Robyn A. Friedman Is it extraordinary water delights that fire your desire for ultra-luxury condominium living? Then you’ve come to the right place. As the South Florida market heats up, developers are finding creative ways to [...]

Cool ideas for the planet, and the bottom line

Cool ideas for the planet, and the bottom line

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub White tents lined one side of the Sklar Furnishings parking lot in Boca Raton. Vendors promoted electric bicycles, organic wine and vegan food while vocalist Kendra Erika entertained the crowd. A Tesla [...]