Celebrate your special occasion at Acqualina Spa by ESPA

Celebrate your special occasion at Acqualina Spa by ESPA

From “staycations” to romantic rendezvous, the special occasion just got a little more special thanks to Acqualina Spa by ESPA, who is cleansing the mind and body of guests with its new selection of special occasion packages. The ideal accompaniment to wedding celebration, Acqualina Spa by ESPA offers the “Brides Journey,” a full body pampering […]

2nd annual Cars, Cause & Charity benefits Wounded Warriors

2nd annual Cars, Cause & Charity benefits Wounded Warriors

Warren Henry Auto Group, South Florida’s premier luxury auto group and Lou La Vie exotic car rental, hosted the Second Annual Cars, Cause & Charity fundraiser event on Saturday, March 1 at Sun Life Stadium. The block party showcased some of the world’s finest classic and exotic vehicles, food trucks, live entertainment and more. The […]

Tour De Broward raises $375,000

Tour De Broward raises $375,000

Thousands of people came together on February 23rd to cycle, run or walk at Miramar Regional Park in support of the Heart Institute at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in Hollywood. Their combined efforts, as well as those of the 80 sponsors, helped raise more than $375,000 for the Fifth Annual Invicta Tour De Broward, presented […]

Lauren’s Kids and DS Xpress host travel industry expert Robert Diener

Lauren’s Kids and DS Xpress host travel industry expert Robert Diener

Building a great business the socially responsible way” was the theme of the day when Lauren’s Kids Foundation and DS Xpress co-hosted an Aventura Marketing Council Chairman’s Roundtable luncheon featuring Robert Diener, co-founder of Hotels.com and president of GetARoom.com – awarded “Best Hotel Booking Site” by Frommer’s Travel Guide. AMC Chair Cliff Schulman of Weiss […]

National Disaster Solutions (NDS) acquires Elite Restorations

National Disaster Solutions, Inc. (NDS) has announced they are acquiring Elite Restoration, Inc. in South Florida, making NDS one of the largest property restoration companies in South Florida and the United States. NDS is a licensed general contractor specializing in emergency reconstruction and restoration of properties damaged by water, fire, hurricanes, earthquakes and other destructive […]

Comcast grants $250,000 to Florida communities

Comcast is providing $250,000 in grants to non-profit community organizations in Miami Dade, Palm Beach and Collier counties to create Internet Essentials Learning Zones. Announced in May 2011, Internet Essentials is designed to meet the needs of low-income families with school-age children who are not currently connected to broadband Internet at home. Honoring the efforts […]

Vi Aventura to Sponsor Miami International Piano Festival

Vi Aventura, a luxury continuing care retirement community, is proud to sponsor the Miami International Piano Festival as it presents its 2014 Master Series at the Broward Center for The Performing Arts, March 23-25, 2014. Piano masterpieces by Frederic Chopin, Robert Schumann and Franz Liszt are performed in three successive concerts by master pianists. The […]

Finding Fault with Fighting Fault in Auto Accidents

So you thought this was already a bad week? The dog ate your recliner. Your Mother-in- Law just called with the “good news” that she’s visiting for the summer and now some crazy speeder jumped the median, ran over a row of flowers and landed SMACK in front of your car. Worse yet, his insurer […]

How Foreign Bank Accounts may affect you

It has been a while and I’m glad to be back to share important tax facts with the community, and as always, I welcome your feedback. Now that we are well on our way into 2014, so much has changed. Tax rates have increased, new taxes have been created and many deductions have been lost […]

Washington’s brother Lawrence and Cartagena

Years ago, Arlene and I visited the beautiful Colombian walled city of Cartagena, on the westerly side of the Caribbean. We had an unusual conversation with a resident who held a grudge against the United States. “Don’t you know your history,” he said. “George Washington’s brother Lawrence helped lead a naval invasion against our beautiful […]

Experts agree, 2014 Stingray is best Corvette ever!

New Corvette is made of lightweight materials, including an aluminum frame, a carbon fiber hood and removable roof panel on coupes; composite fenders, doors and rear quarter panels.

So much praise has been heaped upon the new C-7 platform Corvette Stingray that I decided to ask my friend and fellow auto writer Bob Kroupa what he thought of the car. Bob is one of the foremost authorities on Corvettes and publishes a comprehensive annual pricing guide called Vette- N-Vestments <abkroupa@aol.com>. “I would have […]

Stars take the stage at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

Aventura Arts & Cultural Center Dance

This March, the City of Aventura invites you to see Broadway stars, start your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations early and enjoy the best of foreign film at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center. Broadway stars bookend a month of great entertainment beginning Friday, March 7 at 8 p.m. when two-time Tony Award-winner Chita Rivera recreates […]

Enhanced Fitness and Nutrition Assessments for Williams Island Spa Members

As more individuals engage in a healthy lifestyle, just joining a spa, gym or adjusting their diet is not enough anymore. For fitness enthusiasts with special needs, finding the right training program and diet regimen may be a daunting task. Williams Island Fitness Department Lead Karrie Griffiths is always seeking alternative fitness programs and cutting […]

Mardi Gras Casino presents English Rock Legends, The Zombies


Straight from the UK, Mardi Gras presents The Zombies in a rare South Florida appearance on Tuesday, April 8th, 8 p.m. live in the Grandstand. The Zombies are the second UK group following the Beatles to score a #1 hit in America, infiltrating the airwaves with their sophisticated melodies, breathy vocals, choral back-up harmonies and […]