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Tory Vagasy answers all our questions

Tory Vagasy answers all our questions

By Greg Carannante City & Shore Magazine  When the lustrous, bell-like timbre of Tory Vagasy’s voice rang from the stage of the America’s Got Talent semifinals just three months ago, her flawless rendition of the Disney classic, Can You [...]

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 [...]