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South Florida designers bringing world home

South Florida designers bringing world home

South Florida homeowners are bringing the world home By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub A black-lacquer Chinese chest with mother-of-pearl inlay. An antique carved teak wall from Thailand. African masks. Sepia-toned photographs from colonial India. Welcome to Global [...]

The better way in Boca Raton, Delray Beach

The better way in Boca Raton, Delray Beach

Towns once known for retirees, and a retiring nightlife, find a healthier, beating heart By Eric Barton As you might expect from a nutritionist, Michelle Kaplan is holding a plate of vegetables: cauliflower, red peppers, a cherry [...]

Our Critics’ picks of the arts season ahead

Our Critics’ picks of the arts season ahead

Our critics and entertainment writers have been reviewing the upcoming season in the arts and found a choice selection of not-to-be missed shows, venues – and people whose stories make South Florida’s arts scene unique.  ART [...]

Fort Lauderdale film fest celebrates Jason Alexander, master of stage, screen and ‘Seinfeld’

Fort Lauderdale film fest celebrates Jason Alexander, master of stage, screen and ‘Seinfeld’

Star of stage, screen and Seinfeld, Fort Lauderdale film fest honoree Jason Alexander has created – and sustained – a multifaceted career. And he does not live with his mom. By Elizabeth Rahe Overheard at a [...]

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, [...]