Boca Raton Brain Bowl fights Alzheimer’s

A nonprofit is inviting the community—and their pets—to “bark to end Alzheimer’s.” Instead of its annual country club luncheon, the Boca Raton Brain Bowl, which raises awareness of neurocognitive diseases and disorders, will host an outdoor shopping experience themed Bark & Browse. The theme, Brain Bowl Events, Inc. president and founder Pamela Higer-Polani, an attorney,

Save the date for the Greater Fort Lauderdale Food & Wine Festival

South Florida foodies, get ready. Broward’s top chefs are prepping their kitchens for the second annual Greater Fort Lauderdale Food & Wine Festival, March 15-21. Benefitting Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, the weeklong event will feature events and appearances from local chefs such as  Chef Rino Cerbone (Heritage), Chef Paula DaSilva (The Ritz Carlton, Fort Lauderdale), Chef Steven Dapuzzo (Society 8 Hospitality), Chef

Greater Fort Lauderdale Food and Wine Festival
Broward Health Foundation raises $225,000 for COVID relief

A bright spot amid the pandemic has been the extraordinary generosity toward healthcare workers and organizations. This was on full display earlier this month when Broward Health Foundation hosted the Tribute to Healthcare Heroes presented by Skanska, which raised $225,000 for the foundation’s COVID-19 Relief Fund. The special one-hour program streamed on social media told stories

East Meets West at EST. 33 Thai Craft Brewery and Kitchen

A blending of cultures comes together on the fourth floor of Brickell City Centre at EST. 33 Thai Craft Brewery and Kitchen. The top brewer in Thailand, Boon Rawd Brewery Company Limited (producer of Singha and Leo beers), is behind the first EST. 33 concept outside of its home market.  The interior of the restaurant

Boca Raton Museum of Art has new online artwork available for Black History Month

Through Black History Month and beyond, Boca Raton Museum of Art is shining a light on Black artists through online viewings. The Signing: The museum premiere of this work by Renee Cox reimagines Howard Chandler Christy’s historical painting, Scene at The Signing of the Constitution of the United States. The work will be on display

Palm Beach Civic Association helps neighbors

In the midst of a challenging time for many, neighbors in Palm Beach County are feeling the effects of incredible generosity. In response to the effects of the pandemic on the community, Palm Beach Civic Association has stepped up its mission to help those in the community who experience food insecurity. Ten months ago, the

New HistoryMiami exhibit showcases Muhammad Ali

A new exhibit about the “Fight of the Century” gives a unique look at Muhammad Ali’s time in Miami. Called Muhammad Ali in Miami: Training for the “Fight of the Century,” the photography exhibit at HistoryMiami Museum gives a behind-the-scenes look at Ali’s training at the 5th Street Gym in Miami Beach for his March 8,

DCOTA reimagines the future of design

Local design professionals and aficionados will talk tips and trends at The Design Center of the Americas’ virtual winter market. Called “Navigating the New: Reimagining the Future of Design.” According to a release, the day’s conversations “will explore the methods in which the design community has transcended this period of adjustment through togetherness, while reevaluating

MSC Cruises new ship coming to Miami this fall

Later this year, Miami will welcome MSC Cruises’ new ship MSC Seashore. MSC Cruises announced details of the new ship today, which the company says builds on “the game-changing and pioneering design of the Seaside class of ships.” “As the world’s third largest cruise brand, MSC Cruises continues to expand in the U.S., bringing its newest,

Spirit Airlines supports YMCA of South Florida

A South Florida company is paying it forward in a big way. Spirit Airlines’ foundation has pledged $150,000 to YMCA of South Florida in a five-year partnership. The money will help fund the YMCA of South Florida’s LA Lee YMCA/Mizell Community Center on Sistrunk Boulevard. “The YMCA is an important contributor to our community, and

Art takes over Flagler Street with Alt B

Miami Downtown Development Authority is making Miami’s historic Flagler Street come alive with creativity. Through March 31, Alt B will be home to painters, photographers and musicians as they display their art along Flagler’s storefronts. Work by nine artists will be displayed at storefronts where visitors can scan QR codes to learn about the work

YWCA South Florida hosts 21-day social justice challenge

It’s not too late for organizations and individuals to learn more about social justice with YWCA South Florida. Now through March 15, the 100-year-old social justice organization hosts the 21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge. In a release, the organization described the challenge as “neutral ground for participants to learn, grow, and discuss how