Food on the Way

The Pantry of Broward, which has served the area’s financially challenged seniors since 2008, will distribute upward of 10,000 pounds of food on Monday, March 30, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The nonprofit plans to provide its 500-plus monthly client households with a 55-pound box of fresh fruit, vegetables, breads and other food essentials—enough

A Message from United HomeCare

United HomeCare’s (UHC) office operations have remained open as an essential business in response to the COVID-19 crisis, with mission critical personnel and management steering their areas of operations. UHC has elevated best precautions for the health and safety of our elderly clients and employees. Our 700-plus Home Health Aides are trained on containing and

Coral Springs bagel spot gives back

Coral Springs residents know New York Bagel Factory as a place where diners can watch bagels being made fresh while waiting in line for their orders. And now thanks to its chief operating officer, Jeffrey Dolinsky, it will also be known as a beacon of community hope in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic. Starting

Covid-19 and Real Estate

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all industries—including real estate. Brokerages have had to adapt to new methods of communication, create contingency plans and institute safety measures. Traditional real estate practices have been re-evaluated, and agents have had to react quickly in servicing their clients in a safe and efficient manner. Many brokerages in South Florida

LMG Pick of the Day

If the bad news is that a record 3.3 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits during the third week of March, what can possibly be the good news? How about this: As it turns out, there are businesses in South Florida that are hiring. Among them: Walgreens: Between Delray Beach, Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale and

Art Basel Postponed

In yet another resounding message that coronavirus is having a sweeping and halting impact worldwide, Art Basel, the world’s largest art fair, has announced it will be postponing its Swiss event, normally held in June, to September 2020. Founded in 1970 by gallerists Trudl Bruckner and Balz Hilt, alongside Ernst Beyeler, a dealer and collector,

Miami’s Jungle Island Brings Educational Fun Home

Parents desperate to find some form of worthwhile entertainment for their homebound kids will be relieved to learn that, as of this week, Miami’s Jungle Island is offering virtual online lessons for kids 5-12. The 18-acre park located between downtown Miami and South Beach has been a South Florida landmark since 1936, when Franz Scherr

South Florida Dance Studios Offering Virtual Classes

With the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting day-to-day life as we know it, Melanie Gibbs, owner of three dance studios in South Florida, was quick to respond, temporarily suspending physical classes on March 14 and launching a Google site with virtual dance classes available to her clients two days later. “We pulled a 12-hour day on Sunday

Lakeside Animal Hospital is stepping up for pets

Jennifer Frione is doing her part to alleviate the coronavirus-related concerns of pet owners throughout the city of Plantation. The owner of Lakeside Animal Hospital (9601 W. Broward Blvd., 954.474.8808; lakesideanimal.com) is offering curbside drop-off for pets requiring veterinary services, thus minimizing human interaction. In addition, Lakeside is launching concierge services for pet owners concerned

The Dudes Abide

Since launching the business out of Delray Beach in 2009, Delivery Dudes has taken its innovative concept—home delivery of food orders from popular local restaurants—and expanded it to more than 70 cities in Florida, Tennessee and Pennsylvania. But the Dudes’ latest expansion has nothing to do with restaurants. And everything to do with safety concerns.

How To Talk To Your Children About Coronavirus

With COVID-19, commonly referred to as the coronavirus, officially declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization last week, and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis declaring all schools will remain closed until at least April 15, children are experiencing upheaval and uncertainty in their day-to-day lives as adults. Jessica Leon is a psychotherapist, life coach, licensed

Merry and bright on the New River

You can drive around your neighborhood to take in the Christmas lights. Or you can see the lights glistening on the mansions of the New River. If you’ll take the latter (like us), then you’ll be glad to know that tomorrow Water Taxi of Fort Lauderdale starts their annual Holiday Lights cruises. On these 90-minute