South Florida

Miami’s Lincoln Road

Did you know Lincoln Road Mall in Miami's trendy South Beach neighborhood is one of the most expensive places to shop in North America? But it wasn't always that way. At the dawn of the last century, the thoroughfare was nothing but thick mangroves...

The Giveler

Do you consider yourself a "grazer" (someone who eats snacks or small portions of food throughout the day in place of regular meals)? It's become a way of life for many professionals who always spend time on-the-go. Health experts say grazing is a g...

The Story of the Coppertone Girl

One of the most iconic pieces of advertising that came out of the 1950s was the Coppertone Girl. She was born when the suntan lotion company needed to rebrand itself. Since hitting the market in the years following World War II, Coppertone had used ...

Miami Hot Dogs: Nathan Has Nothing on Edgar

Some rituals never get old. Such was the case when I lived in North Miami a few years ago and would pay a visit to La Perrada de Edgar almost every Friday night. Nestled in a row of shops along Collins Avenue just south of 71st Street, Edgar Gomez's...

Florida’s Best Luxury Barber Shops

I hate to break it to you ladies, but men like to be pampered just as much as you. For years, I’ve been purchasing spa certificates for my wife on special occasions like her birthday and Valentine’s Day, and in return, she gets a day of R & R on...

Jaxson’s Serves Up Great Food & the Kitchen Sink

Stepping into Jaxson’s Ice Cream Parlor & Restaurant in Dania Beach is like stepping into a time capsule of Americana. The rustic interior has been the signature at this South Florida institution since the 1960s. That’s when late owner Monroe Ud...

A Mediterranean Oasis in Hollywood Beach

When my wife and I started planning our trip to South Florida back in late March, our intent was to stay in South Beach. Having lived and worked in the 305 almost a decade ago, we were looking forward to visiting some of our favorite places. We thoug...

Broward Shell Show

With 663 miles of beaches in Florida and nearly 1,200 miles of coastline, it's no secret the Sunshine State is a good place for shelling. Enthusiasts can spend hours on the beach looking for just the right shell to take home. Shell collecting has al...

A Place to Find Zen in South Florida

Looking for Zen in Florida? Head south to Delray Beach and the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens. The 200 acre property is named for George Sukeji Morikami, who moved to Palm Beach County in 1906. He and a small group of Japanese immigrants hel...