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Restaurants open for delivery, takeout during coronoavirus shutdown

Restaurants open for delivery, takeout during coronoavirus shutdown

By Phillip Valys, Cindy Kent and Mary Lou Cruz Bars and nightclubs are closed, and some cities have banned dining in restaurants. But many eateries are open for takeout and delivery. Below is a directory of [...]

Looking for answers in the faces of forebears

Looking for answers in the faces of forebears

By Mark Gauert City & Shore Magazine These are some of my people – uncles, aunts, grandparents, great grandparents – and my dad, down in front on the left. The photo was shot in Kansas City, [...]

The real life lessons of Tina Fey

The real life lessons of Tina Fey

By Chris Jones Above the door of the Second City training center resides wisdom from a noted alumna named Tina Fey. “There are no mistakes,” the stenciled quotation reads, “only possibilities.” For Fey, whose formidable career [...]

Sip and tell: A wine judge spills all

Sip and tell: A wine judge spills all

By Peg San Felippo City & Shore Magazine Hear me out. Being a wine judge may sound like a glamorous and cushy job, but it can be hard work. (No, really!) I know because I was [...]

Comedian Billy Gardell ❤ South Florida

Comedian Billy Gardell ❤ South Florida

By Greg Carannante City & Shore Magazine  Pittsburgh gave Billy Gardell his boyhood dream of funny business. Florida was where it got real. The star of the popular CBS sitcom, Bob ❤ Abishola, and the former [...]

Roll up the door on over-the-top garages

Roll up the door on over-the-top garages

By Robyn A. Friedman City & Shore Magazine  How much do you love your garage? Is it just a place to park your car and store boxes? Or does your vision for your garage include an [...]

Learning not to fear a restaurant wine list

Learning not to fear a restaurant wine list

By Peg San Felippo City & Shore Magazine  While most of us enjoy dining out to celebrate a special occasion, there can be a blip up in anxiety when the wine list arrives. Here are my [...]

New ship leaves a skeptic hoping for encore

New ship leaves a skeptic hoping for encore

By Mark Gauert City & Shore Magazine I don’t like cruises, but I do like islands. Keys. Cays. Manhattan… I don’t like cruises, but I like Broadway shows, too. And double-loop waterslides. And staring off into [...]

Best of Show winner goes for two at Concours

Best of Show winner goes for two at Concours

By Eric Barton City & Shore Magazine  Stephen Plaster grew up in Missouri not far from a stretch of Route 66, so it’s no surprise muscle cars became his thing. But there was one car that [...]

Super reasons to be here, besides the Super Bowl

Super reasons to be here, besides the Super Bowl

By Greg Carannante City & Shore Magazine The sand is a bed of coals under the searing summer sun. You are scampering barefoot across the beach, its every grain an ember scorching your soles. The shimmering [...]