Bolster Your Backyard

Just because we’re out and about again doesn’t mean that people have stopping thinking about their living spaces. The renovation trend that exploded during the pandemic shows no signs of slowing down, as homeowners continue to reimagine rooms and areas where they spend the most time. For many, that means sprucing up patios, pool decks,

The Evolved Office

There’s a reason the “corner office” is the most coveted, and it’s not just because the person who occupies it is generally the boss. The corner office is more spacious, and, typically, more interesting. For years, we’ve looked at it longingly from the confines of our cubicles. But imagine if the entire office was that

Sales Lounge office
Outside the Box

It’s not often that Ed Cannatelli has trouble seeing the big picture. But as he considers the scope and splendor of a recent residential project along Fort Lauderdale’s New River, the founder and chairman of Pompano Beach’s Cannatelli Builders admits that it’s easy to lose focus. “It’s such a big and spectacular space that you

Contemporary Spin

When it comes to residential design, the term “contemporary” means different things to different people. For some, it screams “less is more,” subtle sophistication that incorporates clean lines and open spaces. For others, it conjures rooms that can feel cold, detached and overly minimal—and predominantly urban.  Thus, it’s no surprise that while modernist architecture worked

Hungarian Rhapsody

Virtuoso pianist and contemporary composer Havasi has garnered international acclaim by taking classical music as we know it, turning it on its head, and reinventing it into something original and electrifying. Suffice to say that, thanks to Havasi, classical is cool again. As cool as the legendary Hungarian composer whose name is attached to the

Paradise at The Palace

The Palace at Weston wastes no time making an impression. The entry to the leasing center recalls the lobby of a fine European hotel. Massive crystal chandeliers glitter overhead, ornate furnishings are upholstered in the finest damasks and velvets, and plush area rugs in vibrant Old World patterns embellish gleaming marble inlaid floors. Behind the

Dough Boys

The idea hatched by Adam August and Nick Hicks—to open a cookie shop—was missing one significant ingredient: a baker. But August sent emails to a handful of candidates, and he got a hit he never expected: Max Santiago, the award-winning executive pastry chef of several notable five-star hotels. Flash-forward and Batch, The Cookie Company is

Tressed to Impress

Named “Best Chicago Hairdresser” by Allure magazine, master stylist David Kafer followed his beloved mother’s advice to “run to the sun” and has now opened Hiya David Kafer Cutting Studio in Fort Lauderdale. Armed with cutting shears, a blow dryer and an arsenal of professional products from his favorite go-to Aussie brand, Kafer (pictured, inset)

Pink hairstyle from Hiya David Kafer Cutting Studio
Earth and Sugar reaches the upper tiers for wedding cakes

Images courtesy of PS Photography & Films   As evidenced by Janderyn Makris’ rise in the industry, not every recipe for baking success starts in the kitchen. Unlike pastry specialists whose aspirations begin the moment they can reach the strings of mom’s apron, the founder of West Palm Beach-based Earth & Sugar didn’t begin experimenting

Run for the Riches

Since 2017, the Pegasus World Cup has turned thoroughbred horse racing on its head, due in no small part to its staggering $16 million purse. A-list celebrities always attend, and award-winning recording artists take to the stage. New to this year’s spectacular, set for Jan. 26 at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, is The Turf

Great Ball of Fire

Levi Kreis will set Fort Lauderdale’s NSU Performance Theatre ablaze—figuratively speaking, of course—Oct. 25 when the Tony Award-winning singer/songwriter and actor appears in concert. And goodness, gracious—this guy is a fireball of talent. Best known for his uncanny portrayal of rock ’n’ roll and country music legend Jerry Lee Lewis in “Million Dollar Quartet” (for

Better Bites for Your Pet

A Coconut Creek store takes a healthy approach to pet food Loving pet owners know that having a sick dog or cat can result in more than just heartache. Vet appointments, medications and follow-up visits can be draining—financially and emotionally. Adrian Archie, owner and founder of Coconut Creek’s PetNmind, has a suggestion: Re-examine your pet’s