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Concierges suggest great Florida Getaways

Concierges suggest great Florida Getaways

By Elizabeth Rahe If you’re looking for insider tips on travel and lifestyle destinations, ask a concierge. We did just that, consulting with specialists from Florida concierge companies who help their clients create experiences and make [...]

Five resorts for sports to work up a sweat

Five resorts for sports to work up a sweat

There comes a time when walking the beach or dining out or going to the theater simply won’t feed the need for putting one’s muscles to work. Whether you prefer to test your athletic skills on [...]

Secret recipes from seafood restaurants

Secret recipes from seafood restaurants

When you’re as near the sea as we are, you’re bound to find a favorite seafood spot. You may return for the setting, the service, or perhaps the amazing sauce you can’t quite replicate at home. [...]

Tortuga Music Festival coming April 12-13

Tortuga Music Festival coming April 12-13

While promoters haven’t yet said when each musical act will take the stage at the 2nd annual Tortuga Music Festival at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park April 12-13, they can confirm that the show will wrap by [...]

Sheryl Crow ready for Tortuga Music Fest

Sheryl Crow ready for Tortuga Music Fest

By Deborah Wilker It’s a busy morning at Sheryl Crow’s house just outside Nashville. Her young boys are off to class, but bad weather looms, school officials just postponed the start of the day – and now [...]

A Q&A with entertainer Wayne Brady

A Q&A with entertainer Wayne Brady

By Micaela Hood Growing up in Orlando, Wayne Brady was taught at an early age about Southern hospitality. He says that kind of charm lives with him, even today. “It’s not something that you lose. I’m [...]

Artist creates automobile art, drip by drop

Artist creates automobile art, drip by drop

By Elizabeth Rahe Drop by colorful drop, Sarasota artist Timothy Raines created the stylized image of the Mercedes-Benz 710 SSK Trossi Roadster for the eighth Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance poster. The grace and precision of the [...]

Restaurants where wine lists pair with menu

Restaurants where wine lists pair with menu

They say life is too short to drink bad wine, so here’s a time-saving guide to establishments where the superb food is accompanied by a sublime wine list. By Rebecca Cahilly Red, The Steakhouse High-end steakhouses [...]

Four day trips to and from South Florida

Four day trips to and from South Florida

Where else but in South Florida can one choose to explore nature or seek romance or experience heart-pounding thrills by land or by sea, year-round, in settings just this side of paradise? For the day-tripping adventurer, [...]

Where everything works the way it should

Where everything works the way it should

Weston, Broward’s western-most suburb, is a clash of cultures that turns out beautifully By Eric Barton You have to understand something about the gas station at the east entrance to Weston. It’s called Panna Cafe Express, [...]