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‘Older models’ doesn’t mean boring cars

‘Older models’ doesn’t mean boring cars

By Eric Barton Carmakers used to assume a lot of things about older drivers, and having fun wasn’t one of them. So they designed Intracoastal dredging barges on wheels that bobbed over speed bumps like sailboats [...]

When retirement lost its appeal Fleetwood Mac’s Christine McVie became a rock star again

When retirement lost its appeal Fleetwood Mac’s Christine McVie became a rock star again

By Deborah Wilker PRIME magazine  When singer-songwriter Christine McVie phoned Stevie Nicks, saying she wanted to return to Fleetwood Mac after a 16-year retirement, Nicks was thrilled – but had an ultimatum: “You can never leave [...]

Home improvements that pay off at resale time

Home improvements that pay off at resale time

By Emily J. Minor You want a chickee hut, do you? You know, the real thing, built by someone who knows what they’re doing, with a nifty little charging station and a ceiling fan and maybe [...]

They’re turning how old? How 50 is the new 30

They’re turning how old? How 50 is the new 30

By Deborah Wilker PRIME magazine Stumbling upon the news that Sarah Jessica Parker had turned 50 on March 25, I figured there had to be some mistake. Wasn’t Kim Cattrall the older one? Isn’t Carrie Bradshaw [...]

Is juicing a healthy alternative, or simply fad?

Is juicing a healthy alternative, or simply fad?

By Rebecca Cahilly Beets, cucumbers, kale and spinach are having their day in the sun. “Juicing,” the process by which the juice of fresh fruit and vegetables is extracted and consumed, is fast becoming the poster [...]

Getting lost on Little Palm Island in the Keys

Getting lost on Little Palm Island in the Keys

By Mark Gauert When I was 5 years old, my mother lost me on Tom Sawyer Island. It wasn’t her fault. She’d had a tight grip on my hand as the log raft crossed the waters [...]

A worldly travel editor’s road trip to the ‘nooks and crannies’ of Boca Raton

A worldly travel editor’s road trip to the ‘nooks and crannies’ of Boca Raton

By Thomas Swick “Nooks and crannies,” my friend Don said, in the tone of someone imparting a secret. “Boca is all about nooks and crannies.” It certainly sounded revelatory, if not revolutionary, to me, who had [...]

Selecting fabrics to give a home a lush look

Selecting fabrics to give a home a lush look

It’s a game interior designers know well. They play with a variety of fabrics to obtain a sophisticated environment. The best know how to mix patterns and colors without the design appearing jumbled. We asked four [...]

Sublime dining, when the price is no object

Sublime dining, when the price is no object

By Rebecca Cahilly Candlelight, crisp linen tablecloths, a white-gloved maitre d’. Fine dining was once defined generally by these three elements – along with an equally impressive price tag. As tastes, preferences and interior design styles [...]

Some HOUSE-made Dishes To Write HOME About

Some HOUSE-made Dishes To Write HOME About

Our fine-dining writer seeks out dishes – and procures a few recipes, here and on cityandshore.com – from South Florida restaurants that are made in-house, from scratch and with love.  By Rebecca Cahilly   In the [...]