South Florida restaurants go pink

The Special: Beach House Pompano, Brimstone Woodfire Grill and Brimstone Doral feature the pink drink of the month: the Minuty Rose. The Cause: A portion of the proceeds go toward the American Cancer Society. Info: brimstonedoral.com; brimstonewoodfiregrill.com; beachhousepompano.com     The Special: Toro Toro’s famous dessert La Bomba (pictured above) turns pink this month, featuring a pink

Going Pink

Donations for Breast Cancer When: Throughout the year What: The Florida Breast Cancer Foundation collects goods that are later sold to help fund research, education and advocacy programs. Accepted items include clothing, shoes, furniture, electronics, collectibles, toys, books and mattresses. Pickups can be scheduled via phone or website. Info: 888.492.4483; pickupsforbreastcancer.org   Bras for a

Give a Backpack, Get a Sundae

Hoffman’s Chocolates is kicking off the back-to-school season with a drive to improve the lives of abused, abandoned and neglected children in South Florida. Hoffman’s is collaborating with ChildNet, a community-based care lead agency in Broward and Palm Beach counties, to provide free Chocolate Ice Cream Sundaes to anyone who donates a new school backpack

Dive in to Shark Week

Shark Week is right around the corner! Celebrate the fun and fright of this week-long Floridian favorite at the Ritz-Carlton in Fort Lauderdale. The hotel recently partnered with Discovery Channel’s “Shark Week” team to raise awareness of shark conservation efforts with fun events and nightly episode screenings through August 4. Guests can enjoy a dive-in

Downdog with Dogs

Yogis can practice the art of zen with their best friend at the “Downdog with Dogs” events at Tri-County Animal Rescue in Boca Raton. Led by renowned yoga instructor Naya Rappaport, these yoga classes are pet-friendly and created to foster physical interaction between people and dogs. “The class will be therapeutic for both the humans

Weston students build their community

Matthew Liebman and Daniel Shmul entered their high school years at Cypress Bay in Weston anxious to join as many clubs as they could. Advised by their guidance counselors that getting involved would make for the best high school experience, they joined various clubs but often wound up disappointed.   “All these clubs at Cypress

The Shape of Things to Come

The chairman of the Seminole Tribe of Florida described the project being completed by more than 2,000 construction workers per day at 1 Seminole Way in Hollywood as “something very special for our guests.” But if the sneak preview connected to the $1.5 billion expansion at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is any indication,

Seeing Clearly: Warby Parker Opens in Fort Lauderdale

Warby Parker, an eyewear brand with a distinctive online presence, has continued its recent brick-and-mortar expansion with its newest store on Las Olas Boulevard. This location, which opened June 22, is the fifth Warby Parker in Florida, preceded by the Wynwood, Coconut Grove, Boca Raton and Tampa stores. True to the brand’s reputation of eye-catching