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Alexander Star Uses Musical Expertise to Impact South Florida Community

On a spring evening in March 2022, Alexander Star stood behind a silver recording mic wearing a simple gold chain, a crisp black T-shirt and a black ball cap embroidered with his own logo—a gold star with the silhouette of a fedora-wearing musician throwing a peace sign. The South Florida-based musician grooved with a swagger

Honoring International Women’s Day

Two years ago, in its March issue, Lifestyle recalled a famed marketing campaign from the 1970s. Four small black-and-white photo blocks above the main image told the story of a lady in 1913 who boarded a train in Boston, got the urge to smoke in New York City; lit up near Trenton, New Jersey; was

5 Questions: Lana Kerr

I want women to understand that skin care is for more than just our face. It also includes our intimate skin, which…

Recipe for Success

Asked to choose a swan-song meal, Donatella Arpaia points to one of her own—homemade pasta with tomato sauce and hand-pulled Stracciatella cheese, a dish that’s on the menu at Noma Beach at Redfish, the Coral Gables-based restaurant she recently opened in Matheson Hammock Park. The celebrity chef—made famous by her string of wildly successful restaurants

Lifestyle Exclusive: Mariel Hemingway

When asked if, even 15 years ago, she could’ve have envisioned herself as a national spokesperson for mental health challenges, Mariel Hemingway doesn’t mince words. “Back then, it was about survival for me,” says the actress who rose to fame in the late 1970s and early 1980s with movies like Personal Best, Star 80 and

Paul Stanley at Wentworth Galleries

It’s no secret to fans of KISS that visuals continue to play a prominent role in the rock band’s global success—from the pyrotechnic theatrics in their stage show to the iconic face paint and wardrobe that created a mass-market phenomenon starting in the 1970s. But the visual appeal doesn’t end there, at least when it

Remembering Cindy Williams

Cindy Williams, the actress best known for playing Shirley Feeney on the top-rated 1970s sitcom Laverne & Shirley, died on Jan. 25 in Los Angeles. Lifestyle had the pleasure of interviewing Williams for the June 2021 issue on the eve of a one-woman show being hosted by the Wick in Boca Raton. She spoke to Lifestyle about a show

Virgin Voyages: Adults Only

In the years leading up to the delivery of its first ship in February 2020, Scarlet Lady, the question wasn’t if and when Virgin Voyages would make a splash in the highly competitive cruise industry. It was how the brand helmed by British billionaire Richard Branson would distinguish itself in a market brimming with established

Motorcar Cavalcade Returns

After wowing discerning auto enthusiasts last year with its sophisticated and entertaining spin on the VIP car show, the highly anticipated Motorcar Cavalcade returns to South Florida for another exclusive showcase (Jan. 14-15). Once again, JW Marriott Turnberry Resort & Spa in Aventura will roll out the red carpet for connoisseurs and admirers of vintage,

Don’t Miss Dining, Part 2

Vinya  Where: 328 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne; 266 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables; Time Out Market, 1601 Drexel Ave., Miami Beach  The headline: The world-class pours might get people in the door, but there’s plenty else to keep you happy and entertained at this beloved South Florida wine bar.  What’s the buzz: What gained popularity as

Don’t Miss Dining, Part 1 

MaryGold’s   Where: Arlo Wynwood, 2217 Northwest Miami Court, Miami  The headline: Miami powerhouse chef Brad Kilgore returns to South Florida.  Why all the buzz? Excitement about Wynwood’s first hotel—a nine-story, 217-room property—has been heightened thanks to this culinary collaboration between the award-winning Kilgore and the team at Bar Lab (best known for developing Broken Shaker

The Philanthropists: Allison Cagnetta

Allison Cagnetta Local philanthropist Charity Highlights • Pace Center for Girls: Allison started in 2013 with the nonprofit that “finds the great in every girl,” serving as an individual and family counselor through Pace’s Reach Program; she’s been a board chair for the past five years. (pacecenter.org/locations/florida/broward) • United Way of Broward County: Her 20-year