Archive for 'Features'

Chefs, restaurants setting the pace in 2015

Chefs, restaurants setting the pace in 2015

We tip our hat to this year’s Tastemakers – seven chefs and restaurateurs who bring something different, fresh and exciting to the local dining scene. By Rebecca Cahilly BRYAN TYRELL, PITMASTER Smoke BBQ 8 Atlantic Ave., [...]

All eyes – but no hands – will be on comedian Howie Mandel at Concours d’Elegance Gala

All eyes – but no hands – will be on comedian Howie Mandel at Concours d’Elegance Gala

By Elizabeth Rahe He has pulled pranks for hidden cameras, judged talent from hand-balancing to opera arias, tempted contestants with a deal (or no deal), voiced a cartoon preschooler and played a doctor on TV. But [...]

Your primer to South Florida’s polo season

Your primer to South Florida’s polo season

By Eric Barton There are two ways to spend a Sunday afternoon at a polo match.  The horse lovers, the true followers of the sport, they watch the game. It’s simple-enough to follow, even for newcomers; [...]

How counselors help students find ideal fit

How counselors help students find ideal fit

By Dave Wieczorek High-school counselors live by a motto they hope their college-bound students will also take to heart: “College is a match to be made – not a prize to be won.” “Our ultimate goal [...]

At full gallop with polo’s Joanna Kimball

At full gallop with polo’s Joanna Kimball

  Joanna Kimball just can’t sit still.  When she’s not moving at 40 mph on the back of a polo pony, she’s busy promoting Women’s Polo around the world and designing a polo-inspired travel collection, aptly [...]

Dining out with a healthy new year’s resolve

Dining out with a healthy new year’s resolve

There is something liberating about the post-holiday season. It’s the time of year when we are most inspired to de-clutter, detoxify or otherwise make changes for a better life, most notably in how we eat. Thus, [...]

Foyers that make great first impressions

Foyers that make great first impressions

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub Take a critical look at your foyer. Is it a repository for keys, mail, backpacks? Or is it a stylish space that gives your guests a preview of coming interior attractions? The [...]

12 gift ideas for him, for her and for either

12 gift ideas for him, for her and for either

You’ll experience 12 days of anticipation, excitement and delight with ideas from our annual gift guide, featuring his and her holiday treats for your significant other. (Or, for yourself). By Valerie Schimel, Andrea Richard and Charlyne [...]

Mario Chalmers on life without LeBron James, his diet and that NCAA championship year

Mario Chalmers on life without LeBron James, his diet and that NCAA championship year

By Deborah Wilker Entering the second month of the new season, Miami Heat guard Mario Chalmers seems to be adjusting well to his new role as a reserve player. The two-time NBA champ says he sees [...]

Gift Guide: Tinsley Mortimer’s favorite things

Gift Guide: Tinsley Mortimer’s favorite things

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub New York socialite Tinsley Mortimer wasn’t content with merely going to parties and charity events. She wanted to build her name into a recognizable brand. Mortimer, who recently moved back to New [...]