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Chef Norman Van Aken answers all our questions

Chef Norman Van Aken answers all our questions

By Greg Carannante  City & Shore Magazine Let’s not allow the huffing and puffing of the current celebrity chef trend drown out the bellwether contributions of Florida’s Norman Van Aken. I refer you to Smithsonian magazine: [...]

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 [...]

Hospitality school recognizes Motwani patriarch

Hospitality school recognizes Motwani patriarch

By Eric Barton  City & Shore Magazine Everything landed on Ramola Motwani’s shoulders in 1994. She and her husband, Ramesh “Bob” Motwani, had bought a couple of hotels on Fort Lauderdale beach just months before the [...]

Where Chris Evert got the hunger to win

Where Chris Evert got the hunger to win

By Greg Carannante  City & Shore Magazine When Chris Evert was an eighth-grader at St. Anthony’s in Fort Lauderdale, she tried out for cheerleading and made the squad. It turned out to be the break point [...]

Wines that taste as good as the labels look

Wines that taste as good as the labels look

By Peg San Felippo City & Shore Magazine Wine, like art, is all about personal taste. When you find a winery that’s passionate about both, what better way to link the two than through the label. [...]

On with the shows: Critics picks of the season

On with the shows: Critics picks of the season

By Greg Carannante, Ben Crandell, Rod Stafford Hagwood and Phillip Vallys City & Shore Magazine  In Bruce Springsteen’s 1982 song Atlantic City, he sings, “Everything dies baby that’s a fact / But maybe everything that dies [...]

A record year for the Men of Style, 2019

A record year for the Men of Style, 2019

By Robyn A. Friedman City & Shore Magazine The 12 men who dropped any inhibitions and stepped onto a fashion runway at The Galleria Fort Lauderdale Dec. 5 in front of a thousand or so strangers [...]

Boat show helmsman answers our questions

Boat show helmsman answers our questions

By Greg Carannante City & Shore Magazine  Andrew Doole, the man at the helm of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, is getting ready for quite a different event than his first in 1982. That one [...]

A recipe to get you back to your running self

A recipe to get you back to your running self

By Eric Barton City & Shore Magazine Don Wennerstrom has a piece of advice he likes to give that works pretty well for new or returning runners. It also sounds a lot like a good life [...]

Behind scenes at Pier 66 renovation project

Behind scenes at Pier 66 renovation project

By Eric Barton  City & Shore Magazine Jessi Blakley grew up on the waters of Fort Lauderdale, boating and water skiing and learning to sail not far from where she grew up in the neighborhood of [...]