Archive for 'Features'

Q & A with Jeb Bush – honorary chairman of Jeb Bush Florida Classic

Q & A with Jeb Bush – honorary chairman of Jeb Bush Florida Classic

By Deborah Wilker There was a time when children diagnosed with cystic fibrosis were not expected to make it to their teens. Today many CF patients live into their 40s and beyond, due in great part [...]

City & Shore Magazine’s Powers for Good 2014

City & Shore Magazine’s Powers for Good 2014

By Robyn A. Friedman and Deborah Wilker The people who shape a community are not always the most famous or the best known. Allow us to introduce nine here who make a difference every day. Some [...]

South Florida restaurants with water views

South Florida restaurants with water views

As autumn wanes and winter beckons, cooler weather invites outdoor dining. Here in South Florida, late autumn is a splendid time to settle into a cozy waterfront table and watch the world glide by. We traveled [...]

Hybrid automobiles that deliver green luxury

Hybrid automobiles that deliver green luxury

The first hybrids and electric cars were the sweatpants of vehicles. Sure, they did the job, but you didn’t really want your friends to see you in them. Now there’s an entirely new crop of hybrids, [...]

The new, most sought-after spa treatments

The new, most sought-after spa treatments

By Patti Roth The spa industry is offering a juicy array of new ways to be rubbed, scrubbed and polished these days. Hot stone therapies to warm and relax muscles – once the trendiest treatment – [...]

Designer recipes for remodeling the kitchen

Designer recipes for remodeling the kitchen

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub Remodeling your kitchen can be baffling. Should you mix cabinet finishes? Will you get bored with all white? Should you select a cooktop and wall ovens or free-standing range? Is a glass, [...]

Bailee Madison star rising with new TV roles

Bailee Madison star rising with new TV roles

  By Deborah Wilker At almost 15 years old, beautiful Bailee Madison has dozens of top-drawer movie and TV credits, nearly 300,000 Twitter followers and leading designers clamoring to dress her. But the well-spoken teen, who [...]

International students coming to change their world, and, in time, the world of others

International students coming to change their world, and, in time, the world of others

They’re coming to America – and South Florida specifically – for reasons as diverse as the geography, culture and politics of their native countries. They’re coming with a desire to make a better – and often [...]

Designer ideas for bath and powder rooms

Designer ideas for bath and powder rooms

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub Designers are stretching creatively – and using new technologies – to make the bathroom the new star of the home. Check out these ideas and innovations for updating bath and powder rooms. [...]

Critic’s picks: 10 Best New Restaurants of 2014

Critic’s picks: 10 Best New Restaurants of 2014

  From luau-style pig feasts (and gluttonous goats), to farmers watching out for your waistline to personal chefs crafting dishes just for you, the best new restaurants of the past 12 months have embraced eclectic ways [...]