Coffee Comrades

Laura Snyder and Sharon Dutkiewicz are the BFFs behind L&S Personal Coffee By Elyssa Schwartz In a world where dessert beer is common, restaurant guests and bar-goers sometimes pair their post-meal sweets with mocha porters rather than coffee or tea. While there’s certainly no reason to knock change, there’s something about a classic, hot mug

A World of Good

  The Orlando World Center Marriott is just three miles south of Walt Disney World—but it feels as far from the House of Mouse as you can get. The hotel, a cluster of four towering buildings, wastes no time making an impression. The vibe—chic, clean-lined and absent of extravagant artwork and overdone production—speaks to the

A World of Health

North Broward Preparatory School Opens a Global Wellness Center Photos by Downtown Photos In September, North Broward Preparatory School announced the opening of its Global Wellness Center. The 39,691-square-foot building is designed to serve as a place for students to explore health, physical fitness, wellness and mindfulness approaches. “Over the past decade, we have all

Laugh Out Loud

Photos by Dana Patrick and Shawn Adeli Most people only have one chance to make a first impression. But it’s quite the contrary for 24-year-old Carlie Craig, who typically makes second, third, fourth—and many more impressions on a given night. The Coral Springs native is an improviser and impressionist pursuing her dreams in Los Angeles—one

State Champs

Photos by Seeking Smiles Photography In May, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s baseball team (26-2) won the Class 9A state title with a 3-0 victory over defending champ Columbus High. After years of collecting district titles, the team’s state championship is the first in the school’s 26-year history. The triumph at JetBlue Park in Fort

Sweet Charity

Photography by Evelyn Robles Residents of Parkland and Coral Springs are known for their charitable efforts, a benevolent streak that seems to start earlier with each passing generation. Not only are middle school and high school students joining their peers to raise awareness—from school-related fundraisers to taking the ice bucket challenge for ALS—some are venturing