Even before pandemic fallout, 40 percent of Broward families struggled

Almost 40 percent of families in Broward County were already struggling before the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new point-in-time data study released by United Way of Broward County. And the full impact of the virus is still to be seen.  The study focuses on ALICE families [Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed]. These are households … Continue reading Even before pandemic fallout, 40 percent of Broward families struggled

Small businesses try to adapt to new economic conditions

South Florida has become a sort of ghost town, with only “essential” businesses remaining open. Restaurants have shifted to delivery and carry out, but some businesses simply can’t exist without face-to-face contact. Mike Gordillo has owned the tattoo shop Neptune’s Daughter in Wilton Manors since 2017. Since, he has watched his client base grow as … Continue reading Small businesses try to adapt to new economic conditions

CDC, cities urge face mask use

The Centers for Disease Control [CDC] is now encouraging Americans to wear homemade cloth masks when they are out performing essential tasks, and local municipalities are advising residents and visitors to do the same. Wilton Manors, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea and Pompano Beach have all regularly updated their websites with news regarding COVID-19 and emergency orders. Recently, information … Continue reading CDC, cities urge face mask use

Discovering the Youthful (and Delicious) Side of Boca Raton

Boca Raton is famously known as a retirement community, but the city's younger residents are carving out a culture of their own. The words “Boca Raton" tend to instantly evoke images of retirees who spend their winters on the beach and pastel one-bedroom condos. But ask those who actually live in this South Florida city, … Continue reading Discovering the Youthful (and Delicious) Side of Boca Raton

The Town That’s the Heart of the South Florida Rodeo Scene

Yes, you read that right: the South Florida rodeo scene. South Florida: it’s a place vacationers flock to every year to bask in the sun from beach towels, watch mega yachts on the Intracoastal, and explore the booming nightlife scene. But just 30 minutes west of those world-famous beaches is an unexpected gem, a place where cowboys throw on … Continue reading The Town That’s the Heart of the South Florida Rodeo Scene

Miami Art Week events and installations that will be all over your Instagram feed

Art Basel is here, which means your Instagram game needs to be on point. Whether you’re swimming in a pool of sprinkles at the brand-new Museum of Ice Cream, wandering the Upside Down at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, or traveling through Kanye’s brain at Basel House, there’s no end to the exhibits for you to … Continue reading Miami Art Week events and installations that will be all over your Instagram feed

TAKE A CHEF’S TOUR THROUGH SUNNY ISLES BEACH

This year, the city of Sunny Isles Beach celebrated its 20th anniversary since incorporating. This beach boomtown is a 2-mile stretch of luxe condos, diverse retail and high-end hotels that draw visitors from around the world. Sandwiched between Aventura and Bal Harbour, Sunny Isles put itself on the luxury map with the 2003 opening of Trump International … Continue reading TAKE A CHEF’S TOUR THROUGH SUNNY ISLES BEACH