Coral Springs resident gets to work making masks

Kyra Poulos readily admits her kitchen table is “a mess” right now. But it’s with good reason. The table has become the center of operations for her efforts to make masks for health care workers and essential workers in South Florida and around the country. Currently furloughed from her job as director of sales for

Denison Yachting sets sail—online

We are used to our lives being mostly online. But in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, even the experiences that distinguished themselves by their you-just-had-to-be-there nature have had to carve out innovative ways to continue online. One such event is Denison Yachting’s boat show taking place April 9. The boat show essentially features everything

Deputy Shannon Bennett Loses Life to Coronavirus

On Friday, April 3, Deputy Shannon Bennett became the first Broward Sheriff’s official to lose his life from COVID-19. The 39-year old, who had been with BSO for almost 13 years, left work early on March 23, complaining that he was not feeling well. He was tested for coronavirus the following day and learned on

Hitting Close to Home

Weston Mayor Daniel Stermer has tested positive for COVID-19. While no official press release has been released as of yet, the message was first relayed on the City of Weston’s Twitter account, as well as on the city’s Facebook page. “Our Mayor Daniel J. Stermer has tested positive for #Coronavirus,” the message read. “He began

Beloved Miami Chef Opens AlterQ

Brad Kilgore, the Kansas City native who helped transform Miami’s culinary landscape with four highly successful restaurants, has turned his famed Wynwood establishment, Alter, into AlterQ in an effort to help during the coronavirus pandemic. AlterQ offers a wide scope of items needed during the COVID-19 pandemic, as the majority of South Floridians find themselves

All in the Family at Ohana Inspections

Coral Springs resident Oscar Lora believes in serving those who serve us. At his home inspection business, Ohana Inspections, he offers discounts to first responders and military personnel. So when the coronavirus pandemic put first responders in the spotlight, he came up with an idea to help them. With reduced business, cleaning chemicals his company

Visit one of Fort Lauderdale’s historic homes

In the 100 years that the Bonnet House Museum & Gardens has stood in Fort Lauderdale, it has perhaps not seen such unprecedented times as the COVID-19 pandemic. Though the celebrated historic home had to postpone several of its ongoing events—such as the International Orchid & Garden Festival, which was set to happen in early

Virtual Education Success Story

Conchita Espinosa Academy, a K3 through eighth grade independent private school in southwest Miami-Dade that also houses a Conservatory of the Arts, has completely reimagined education through distance learning while working diligently with families to remain faithful to its educational approach. For more than 85 years, Conchita Espinosa Academy (CEA) has prepared students to be

5 Tips For Successful Remote Learning

The COVID-19 outbreak continues to redefine daily life as Broward County public school children joined Miami-Dade County in distance learning, taking the sixth- and fourth-largest school districts in the nation into a completely virtual format. Kipp Miami, a nonprofit organization providing college preparatory education in underserved communities, works with children of all ages and understands

Feeding the Front Line

The Family Foundation named after Chicago Cubs star (and Parkland native) Anthony Rizzo is doing its part to support health-care professionals on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Rizzo’s namesake foundation delivered more than 800 meals last week to workers at medical centers here in South Florida and in Chicago. Locally, the Anthony Rizzo

What the World Needs Now

Students at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee had been told to leave campus amid the coronavirus outbreak, crushing news for the talented music majors who so enjoyed playing together in person. But even as word arrived that the remainder of the semester would be held online, Shelbie Rassler was determined to hit all the right

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Companies in South Florida are now hiring

As part of Lifestyle’s efforts to spread helpful information during the COVID-19 pandemic, a recent post included information on companies that are hiring. Seeing this, a reader reached out to inform us about jobs available in the Miami automotive industry. We’ve included these links below.   Miami Lakes Automall Kendall Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram Aventura