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GLOW KIDS Raising a generation in the era of technology
The Palm Beaches A to Z MEMORIES OF MAR-A-LAGO
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Are you rethinking the role of technology in your life?
Industry-recognized Financial Advisors with Tiano, Armour & Smyth Wealth Managers at J.P. Morgan Securities share five tips on how your devices might enrich your life and disrupt it less. The sky is blue as can be, the wind is blowing through the trees, sailboats race across the bay. And you suddenly realize…you’ve been on the phone for the past hour and haven’t really been enjoying the beautiful summer day. And while our smartphones and devices bring considerable benefits to many areas of our lives, we all experience moments when we feel distracted by tech. Have you been wondering if it’s time to reassess your relationship with technology? The intensity of modern living reinforces the idea that technology can make our lives easier. Our devices help us in many ways by acting like a second brain, relieving us of having to process too much information. Called “cognitive off-loading,” the basic premise is that we try to find ways to reduce how much thinking we have to do. Relieved that technology is working on our behalf, we presumably have more time and energy to do other things—to work, to play, to spend more time with our families and friends. But is the premise true if we can’t find ways to put our devices down?
What’s the next step in balancing our technology needs? To get an idea how much value people place in technology, J.P. Morgan commissioned global research with 1,500 high-networth (HNW) and ultra-high-net-worth (UHNW) participants to explore how they feel about technology.1 The data clearly show that people find extraordinary value in technology on a deeply personal level. But participants express genuine conflict regarding the amount of time they spend on their devices. Embrace the benefits and leave the rest behind. Drawing on survey results, we’ve come up with five tips to help embrace the benefits of technology in our lives, rather than allowing it to become a driver of our behavior: 1. Figure out how technology fits in your life—Do you need technology to accomplish a task, or is there another way to do it? 2. Use technology with intention—Use it well, from ordering tickets to a concert to texting your child about his or her whereabouts. 3. Know the risks of using your device—Talk with colleagues, friends and family about the downsides of pervasive technology in your lives.
4. Be alert to cognitive off-loading—Assess the pros and cons; do you feel overwhelmed by how much of a presence technology is in your life? 5. If you can, put your phone down—Take the time to see how it feels and see what you can accomplish without using a device. Making a personal choice about tech. So, when you find yourself picking up your phone for the twentieth time during the day and it’s not yet noon, ask yourself the question posed to survey participants: Is technology enhancing my life or disrupting it? Are you happy to be engaged with your phone, or would you prefer to put it down for a while? We all want to harness the power of technology in our lives, but we also want to avoid its less attractive side effects. The choice is personal— there’s no right or wrong. As technology evolves, so will our own personal decisions about what it is we want from our ever-present smartphones and devices.
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1 JP Morgan’s global research was conducted in collaboration with iResearch. We surveyed 1,500 people globally, across 11 areas in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. The population was spread across a wide range of age groups 21–35 (34%), 36–50 (34%), and 51+ (32%). Net worth of participants (excluding their personal residences) ranged from US$250,000 to US$100 million, with 36% between US$250,000 and US$1 million, 34% between US$1 million and USD5 million, and 30% US$5 million-plus.
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“Angela is just such a go getter.” Carol Barefield, and her husband Tom, have used Angela for multiple transactions as sellers and buyers. Carol came to Angela pretty frustrated. “We were looking for homes and finding nothing. I eventually filled out something on the Internet. I received a call from Angela immediately. I thought, who is this person?” Carol found Waterfront Properties and Angela Voland via one of Waterfront’s marketing websites. “I’d never heard of a ‘pocket listing.’ Angela had all these properties that hadn’t yet gone to the MLS.” Angela found and sold the Barefield’s penthouse. Years later, when the time came to sell the penthouse, Angela sold it in just two days. “We were out of town. She got there with a photographer, shot these great photos and soon after called to say, ‘I think I have a buyer.’” Angela then found and sold the couple a large waterfront residence where they continue to reside for a portion of the year. The Barefield’s experience isn’t a one off. This is the experience Angela and her marketing team at Waterfront consistently delivers.
Start with the agent. A full-time resident of one of the barrier island’s premier condominium properties, Angela focuses on Singer Island and mainland waterfront condominium sales. Coming off 2018 sales of nearly $20 million, almost all of which were waterfront condominiums, Angela’s success is undeniable. “Singer Island is my home and previously I lived across the Intracoastal in the North Palm area. I know these areas intimately. I know what each property offers.” That’s the starting point of a process that sellers and buyers describe as efficient and seamless. “I’m very good at matching the right personality to the right property,” saving the seller and buyer time and energy. “I do a lot on my end to ensure my clients don’t have to.” The Connecticut transplant said once she gets a listing, she wants the seller to feel good about “letting me do everything.” Carol Barefield said, “My husband
is happy to sit back and pay to have someone do the work. That’s exactly what Angela did.” Building good business relationships that almost always turn into friendships, Angela never really leaves her clients. Carol said, “We had our new home extensively remodeled. Angela found us all the people we needed.” The same good working relationships she maintains with buyers and sellers, she enjoys with fellow agents. “It’s exciting for me to find and sell properties, often before they hit the public market. With the combination of Waterfront’s marketing resources and the relationships I have built with top area brokers, I’m able to do just that.”
Look beyond the agent. “Waterfront is as much a marketing firm as it is a real estate brokerage,” Angela said. Almost all of her nearly $20 million 2018 sales went to buyers generated by Waterfront’s marketing websites. “Between Waterfront’s Internet presence and our top notch digital marketing, I have 20 people behind the scenes marketing my sellers’ properties.” Waterfront Properties owner Rob Thomson said, “Angela’s secret is her preparation. What feels seamless, easy even, actually requires a ton of work on her part.” Asked to describe her intangible, Angela said, “enthusiasm.” We agree.
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D E PA R T M E N T S
F E AT U R E S
14 PUBLISHER’S LETTER
26 BOUTIQUE BUZZ
30 THE TRAILBLAZER
Words from Donna Lewis
Styles for the whole family at Roller Rabbit
38 MEMORIES OF MAR-A-LAGO
16 GUIDE TO SEPTEMBER
34 NOMAD’S NOTEBOOK
Keith James accounts his journey to becoming the first African American mayor of West Palm Beach.
Where to find this season’s hottest events
Savannah’s past meets present at Perry Lane
Lock in looks using six long-wear products
Todd’s is a delish delight along Dixie Highway
22 STYLE FILE
108 COCKTAIL HOUR
Seven fashion statements to make this fall
Fall in love with burnt orange
Meet Natalia Pieschacon over drinks with Josh Cohen
32 ON YOUR MIND The South Florida Science Center’s Brain Exhibit teaches us the importance of brain health.
Writer Jennifer Rahel Conover recalls her childhood days visiting her grandparents’ home, Mar-a-Lago.
87 MOMS KNOW BEST Local moms tell us their hacks for raising children in a device-filled world.
112 SOCIAL CALENDAR Must-attend events
ON THE COVER Photo by Adam Byerly
113 SCENE + HEARD
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Exploring the Palm Beaches
aving just returned from vacationing in Northern California, I spent countless hours researching the best things to do in each city to assure we were hitting all the “bests” in the limited time we had. That’s part of the excitement of vacating, after all, and often the planning occupies more hours than the actual vacation! That’s why I love it when we do guides—it reminds me of the wonderful activities, restaurants, cultural amenities and opportunities that abound in Palm Beach County.
It’s easy to adopt this “been there, done that” attitude in your hometown, because it’s not regarded with the same fleetingness or newness, and we forget what’s right here in our own backyard. From art to zoos, we have it all outlined for you in “The Palm Beaches A to Z” on page 44, providing you with plenty of inspiration after your summer ventures, and taking you through the upcoming season. Attend a charity event, ballgame, concert, play or polo match, or plan a girls’ weekend or perfect date night using our suggestions. After all, we live here for a reason, so play tourist, see things in a new light and adopt the mindset of discovery in your own hometown. One of the biggest toys in our backyard is the infamous Mar-a-Lago. Some have never seen it in person, and most haven’t heard the tale of its not-so-humble beginnings from an insider, so “Mar-a-Lago and Me” on page 38 is a treat for us all. Recounting her childhood there, our writer, the step-granddaughter of Marjorie Merriweather Post, takes us into the psyche of her famous relative, the heir of the Post cereal fame. Not to be outdone by other well-heeled socialites of her time, Post sought the most impressive piece of property in Palm Beach and conceptualized with two architects to build the second largest mansion in Florida.
Spanish for “sea to lake,” Mar-a-Lago extends the entire width of Palm Beach from the Atlantic Ocean to the Intracoastal Waterway. Her procurement of materials for the massive project is both imaginative and shocking, as is the grandeur of this iconic estate, now a well-known club and household name as the Winter White House. The summer might be over, but the ongoing job of policing your child’s screen time isn’t. While we all know it impacts their social development, sleep patterns, self-esteem, weight and fitness, the debate of how much is too much in order to raise healthy, balanced kids in an era of electronics rages on. Some local parents weigh in on rules and restrictions for helping kids disconnect and encouraging parents to connect. Their advice: explore the digital world together and set up a family media plan that works for you. I hope you use this issue to explore the Palm Beaches and remember what you love about our little slice of paradise.
Attend a charity event, ballgame, concert, play or polo match, or plan a girls’ weekend or perfect date night using our suggestions.
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September What to do, see and lust over this season
WINTER IS COMING
Whether you’re looking for a fresh take on date night or a new full moon perspective, head to the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum on Sept. 14 for the Lighthouse Moonrise Tour. ($20/members, $25/ nonmembers; jupiterlighthouse.org)
Photo by Nick Mele
For fans who can’t accept the end of “Game of Thrones,” this concert is not one to miss. Coral Sky Amphitheatre will host the “Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience” on Sept. 21 featuring music by German score composer Ramin Djawadi. (Tickets from $25; livenation.com)
LIGHTHOUSE MOONRISE TOUR
3 A MAGICAL NIGHT TO FIGHT HUNGER
Join Downtown at the Gardens and Palm Beach County Food Bank on Sept. 26 for A Magical Night to Fight Hunger. The event will feature a three-course dinner from an array of Downtown at the Gardens restaurants. Proceeds will benefit the Palm Beach County Food Bank. ($75; downtownatthegardens.com)
FLAVOR PALM BEACH
During the entire month of September, restaurants and bistros are offering prix fixe menus for lunch and dinner during Flavor Palm Beach. Try local cuisines from Jupiter to Boca Raton with more than 50 restaurants to choose from, including Mazie’s, Imoto and Sant Ambroeus. ($20/lunch, $30 to $45/dinner; flavorpb.com)
CHRIS YOUNG ‘RAISED ON COUNTRY’
Dust off those cowboy boots and come watch country music singer and songwriter Chris Young during his “Raised on Country” tour. The concert takes place Sept. 14 at the Coral Sky Amphitheatre. (Tickets from $39; livenation.com)
“CHIP IN” TO HELP CHILDREN Inaugural Golf & Dining Event
Lunch, Golf, Drinks, Prizes, Live Music Entertainment, Dinner, Dessert and Access To Outstanding Auction Items HONDA CLASSIC PARENT-CHILD
Jonathan’s Landing Golf Club invites parents, grandparents and children to come play on The Hills Course at Old Trail for a day of family fun. The Honda Classic ParentChild tournament will take place Sept. 22 with different tees set up for all ages and skill levels. ($175; bluegolf.com)
Friday, October 4th, 2019 • Jupiter Country Club Registration: 11:30 a.m., Shotgun Start: 1 p.m. Post-Golf Festivities: 5:30 p.m.
TICKE TS Individuals: $140 • Prepaid foursome: $500 Dinner option with everything but golf: $60 Sponsorship opportunities available
REDESIGN AND REVAMP
Head to the Expo Center at the South Florida Fairgrounds Sept. 13 to 15 for the West Palm Beach Fall Home Show. A wide selection of home improvement professionals will guide and inspire you to tackle your next home project. ($10; westpalmhomeshow.com)
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End-of-Summer Stellar Hotel Deals School’s officially back in session and the days are starting to get shorter and shorter. But before your schedule fills up, end summer on a relaxing note with one of these Palm Beach County hotel specials. Unwind at Eau Palm Beach with the Labor Day Weekend Escape Package. Through Sept. 3, enjoy complimentary parking and a $50 resort credit when you stay for two nights or more. The resort is also offering a special Florida resident rate though Sept. 30, with prices starting at $279 per night. Embark on a luxe getaway to The Brazilian Court Hotel in Palm Beach through Sept. 30. The hotel’s exclusive Florida resident rates start at $199 per night, and it includes complimentary valet parking. For a full list of offerings, visit jupitermag.com.
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THINGS TO KNOW
Grato’s Sunday Suppers On Sundays throughout September, guests can order a threecourse, family-style menu for $28 per person during Grato’s Sunday Supper Series. Indulge in the Italian eatery’s signature favorites along with a special menu crafted just for Sunday Suppers.
The Breakers Suite Makeovers The Breakers Palm Beach’s Imperial and Royal Poinciana Suites were remastered by interior designer Adam D. Tihany. From gorgeous color schemes to sophisticated décor inspired by Palm Beach’s luxury lifestyle, the redesigned rooms feature stunning views of the Atlantic.
The Bachelor Live on Stage One of the most popular reality TV shows of all time is making its way to West Palm Beach in May. Hosted by former “Bachelor” Ben Higgins, the live show will give audience members the chance to find love in their community Bachelor-style, complete with a rose ceremony.
LABOR DAY WEEKEND IN THE PALM BEACHES Take advantage of the long weekend by attending one of Palm Beach County’s exciting holiday happenings, like the Labor Day Mimosa Crawl on Sept. 1 in downtown West Palm Beach. The crawl is free for the first 500 people, and registration will take place at American Craft Aleworks on Clematis Street from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Each ticket includes five free mimosas at five venues, raffle ticket opportunities, food and drink discounts, and more. Discover more local Labor Day events at jupitermag.com.
Batch New Southern Kitchen and Tap The restaurant has launched a new weekday lunch menu. From 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., dig into half-portions of Batch’s Chicken ‘N’ Waffles, $10.50 lunch combos, hearty vegan options and more.
Florie’s chef Mauro Colagreco Mirazur, the flagship restaurant in France belonging to Florie’s esteemed chef, received the top honor in global gastronomy: the No. 1 spot on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list.
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B E A U T Y
MAKE TIME TO PREP
GLAM DAY READY
Detox and De-stress
One of the best ways to prepare for a big event is by hitting the spa for a lymphatic drainage massage. If you’re unfamiliar with the trending treatment, it’s a gentle massage that reduces swelling and improves circulation throughout the lymphatic system. Doing so helps detox the body and filter out toxins to promote a healthy immune system. It also reduces excess water weight. Book a one-hour session at Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa. ($215 / 100 S. Ocean Blvd., Manalapan, 561.540.4960 / eaupalmbeach.com)
THESE LONG-LASTING BEAUTY HACKS WILL MAKE GALA SEASON A BREEZE By Melissa Puppo
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spectrum CBD salve; $39.99; beat the discomfort of high heels by applying this salve to the bottoms of feet before strapping on stylish shoes; available at theveritasfarms.com
Head in for a facial about one week before festivities so your skin will look and feel its best without residual redness or “purging” breakouts. Book a treatment at the new Skin Laundry at Town Center at Boca Raton for an instant zap of near perfection. Try one of three programs, including the Laser & Light Facial, which first uses a YAG laser to penetrate deep into the dermis, stimulating collagen production, targeting unwanted pigmentation and deep-cleaning the skin by vaporizing debris from the surface. Step two includes an Intense Pulse Light (IPL) that targets redness, inflammation and bacteria. Additional services include The Carbon Peel Facial and The Ultra Fractional Facial. (From $75 / 6000 Glades Road, Ste. 1097, Boca Raton, 561.393.5440 / skinlaundry.com)
Add a killer splash of color to your nails at The Royal Poinciana Plaza’s now open Nail Lab, a one-stop-shop for all manipedi needs. Pick an eye-catching fall shade to apply using polish, dip or gel on acrylic or natural nails. (Prices vary / 50 Cocoanut Row, Ste. S120A, Palm Beach, 561.839.9050 / naillabpalmbeach.com)
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Roller Rabbit Discover a family-friendly fashion paradise By Melissa Puppo
he global lifestyle brand Roller Rabbit was inspired by a discarded fabric found in India. The piece of hand-blocked cotton in a rabbit print turned into a magical tale about the animal’s quest for joy, which steers the brand’s vision. Spanning to 12 global stores, the enchanting boutique recently relocated from a previous space on Worth Avenue to The Royal Poinciana Plaza. Inside, every twist and turn reveals a colorful splash of lifestyle offerings for women, kids and the home. In one corner of the store is a teepee made with a blue monkey-printed fabric. Sleeping bags and plush pillows spill out of a display that’s perfect for a kid’s room; some shoppers have even bought it for their pampered pups. And an interactive chalk wall and lounge area provide guests the chance to relax and socialize while shopping.
AN ARTISAN’S TOUCH What separates Roller Rabbit from other fashion retailers is the exclusive hand-block prints precisely applied to clothing and home goods. It all starts with a carved woodblock that artisans from around the world dip into ink and stamp onto the fabrics, churning out clothing with a playful spin. Favorite prints include the
signature rabbit, monkey, Hathi and Amanda, with additional designs incorporated throughout the year. This season, Creative Director Yuri Lee is bringing her breadth of experience to the brand by introducing several readyto-wear categories. These include tailored dresses, knits, bottoms and outerwear to add to the mix of already loved staples. Roller Rabbit CEO Andrew Seibert says,“Our design aesthetic in general hits on a crossroad of happy and artisan with touches of Bohemian stylings, colorful prints, flattering cuts and, simply put, globally inspired and made to share [pieces].” Some must-haves include the Faith Top, which takes a women’s group in India three days to hand embroider. Easy, breezy Kurtas and Tunics are ideal for Palm Beachers who want to go from the pool to a relaxed dinner. Plus, peruse countless colorful accessories to top off any outfit.
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Judge Moss JOINS WATERFRONT PROPERTIES PALM BEACH
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estate than in any other location across the country. Judge said pointedly, “When their Internet search begins, buyers quickly see us.”
Jonathan “Judge” Moss has been a fixture in and around Palm Beach for years and has over twenty years of experience in residential and commercial real estate. A top producer with an impressive reputation for being knowledgeable, honest and straightforward, Judge made the move to Waterfront Properties in 2019 to further an already successful real estate career.
In Europe, where Waterfront maintains affiliate offices, Mayfair agents work in-country marketing Palm Beach sellers’ properties direct to European buyers seeking premiere properties on the Island. Even with all the resources and support, sellers’ success still comes down to Judge’s efforts on their behalf. “When I receive my commission check, my seller should know I’ve earned
Judge held senior brokerage positions at Sotheby’s International Realty, Brown Harris Stevens, and Christian Angle & Associates. Judge understands the business of Island real estate better than most. He brings valuable experience, market knowledge, financial savvy, and keen negotiating skills to Waterfront’s sellers and buyers. Judge called his new reality at Waterfront, “above and beyond his expectations.” In addition to the brokerage’s centrally located office at 333 Peruvian Avenue, Judge was attracted to the firm’s more than 20 staff members at the Jupiter headquarters. From their spacious, glassencased hive, the marketing group wields some of the industry’s most powerful digital technology and data, much of it proprietary, to help Waterfront’s agents aggressively market their homes. The marketing team’s tactics hinge on speed to market. Right out of the gate they place sellers’ properties on more than 6,000 real estate sites worldwide. This is especially important to attract national/international buyers. In 2018, more than 80% of buyers in the luxury domain began their search on the Internet. Buyers escaping high taxes are flocking from traditional feeder markets along the Eastern Seaboard. Canadian and European buyers invest more in South Florida real
every nickel of that commission.” He continued, “With Waterfront, I have more tools and more time to do the work that sells homes.” Waterfront Owner Rob Thomson said, “An agent of Judge’s stature would be welcome anywhere. He was already successful. I’m excited to see what he’ll do with our staff of marketing associates and arsenal of webbased tools.” Judge knows Palm Beach incredibly well. A focused listener, he also knows the surrounding markets. “I listen to understand, ‘okay, what’s motivating this buyer?’” This is precisely how Judge turned a would-be, offisland condo buyer into a Palm Beach homebuyer. “I knew it wasn’t a price issue. I educated the buyer about the property, the lifestyle, the local amenities and ‘we’ determined together that Palm Beach was the right fit.” Thomson said, “Seeing Judge come to value the benefit of a strong company behind his efforts doesn’t surprise me. It’s hard to argue with success.” And, why would you?
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The Rough Road to Mayor KEITH JAMES LEARNED THE ROPES OF POLITICS EARLY, BECOMING THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDENT IN AN ALL-WHITE KANSAS SCHOOL. By Eric Barton | Photography by Austen Amacker
eith James was in third grade back in his hometown of Wichita, Kansas, when his teacher called his mom in for a conference. The teacher wanted James to go into an accelerated learning program at a school across town. But there was a catch. He would be the first African American student to attend. His mom, Patricia James, had grown up in small-town Oklahoma and went to college at Wichita State. Her first year there she fell in love. “He was a James Dean wannabe, a highschool dropout with a cigarette pack in his shirt sleeve and a pool hustler,” James says of his father. When Patricia James became pregnant, she dropped out of college and took a job as a maid. So when her son had the chance to get into a program for smart kids, she had a quick answer. “She didn’t bat an eye. She said, ‘I guess we’re going to bus him across town,’” James says. It would be another two years before Wichita began integrating its schools, and those two years of being the only African American student meant constant verbal abuse, James recalls. But it’s also what helped prepare him for his current role as mayor of West Palm Beach. He’s the first African American mayor since the city rewrote its charter in 1991 to give 30
mayors the power to oversee the government, a so-called strong mayor system. Those years as the only African American kid meant he had a trial-by-fire understanding of politics, of the need to befriend enemies and talk his way out of problems. In high school, James had a counselor ask him his plans for college. When James said his only goal was to get out of Kansas, the counselor asked if he’d considered the Ivy League. “I turned to him and said, ‘the Ivy what?’” James remembers. Throughout school, James had maintained a nearly perfect A average, mostly because his greatest fear was disappointing mom. “If I brought home a B, there had to be a pretty good explanation,” James says, “and there was never a good enough explanation.” James sat down with the counselor and wrote letters to every Ivy League school asking for applications. When he enrolled at Harvard, the change in culture was “a significant adjustment.” It wasn’t just about the different types of people, but it was also that James had never been east of Kansas City. While he had many successes, James says his biggest failure came in 2005. His kids were teenagers when James says it was his own arrogance that caused his divorce. “I had to look at myself in the mirror and take full responsibility for my failure of marriage.”
Five years passed before then-mayor Lois Frankel approached him about running for the city council. By then, James says he had faced the self-pity that followed hitting rock bottom. In this year’s election, James beat out two seasoned politicians in the first round of voting, capturing half of the votes and avoiding a runoff. He says he has an underlying mission with everything he does now to give everyone the opportunity to succeed in West Palm. “I want to build the ability for opportunity for all,” he says. That means more employment opportunities and affordable housing most of all, along with making the city more attractive to companies.” Being African American and leading the city carries a weight. “It does come with the responsibility that there is no room for error,” James says. “My mother taught me you must be twice as good.” He says he also knows he has a responsibility to succeed because of the sacrifice his mom made cleaning toilets for so many years. Patricia James, now 80, recently went to the graduation of James’ daughter, who also earned a law degree from Harvard. “I watched a tear go down my mother’s cheek,” James says. “That’s two generations now given an opportunity because of her sacrifice.” gulfstreammediagroup.com
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On the Brain THE LATEST PERMANENT EXHIBIT AT THE SOUTH FLORIDA SCIENCE CENTER TOOK THREE YEARS AND $2.5 MILLION TO PRODUCE, AND IT’S NOT JUST CHALLENGING OUR MINDS—IT’S TEACHING US ABOUT THEM. By Clarissa Buch Photography by Austen Amacker
bout five years ago, Kate Arrizza’s mother, Suzanne Capaldo, suffered a massive stroke. At St. Mary’s Hospital in West Palm Beach, doctors told Arrizza her mother was experiencing the biggest brain bleed the hospital had seen to date. They gave Capaldo 72 hours to live. “My entire family came, and we were all ready to say goodbye,” Arrizza says. “I remember looking at her scans and staring at this huge white spot and having no idea what it was. Nobody in my family knew anything about the brain, which is why we had no idea what to expect when we got the news.” Miraculously, after eight weeks in the ICU and rehab, Capaldo was sent home. “She came out on the other side,” Arrizza says. “It’s been a long road ever since, but it’s made me realize how wonderful the brain is.”
Ironically, weeks before Capaldo was admitted to the hospital, Arrizza, CEO of the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, was consumed with the museum’s latest permanent installation: “Journey Through the Human Brain.” It debuted in mid-March during Brain Awareness Week. “I grew up coming to the Science Center,” says the now 39-year-old. “It’s been in my blood ever since I could walk. When my team and I were trying to come up with ways to advance the museum and appeal to older audiences, we knew we wanted to create something impactful for people of all ages.” After about three years of development, the $2.5 million, 2,500-square-foot permanent installation is the most advanced exhibit on the human brain to be found anywhere in the world. Through a partnership with Florida Atlantic University’s Brain Institute, Max Planck
Florida Institute for Neuroscience, Quantum Foundation and the Stiles-Nicholson Foundation, “Journey Through the Human Brain” covers everything from the brain’s molecular and cellular level to the integrated circuitry that creates hopes, fears and memories. “The brain is endlessly fascinating, whether exploring how it generates our hopes and dreams or what goes wrong in brain disorders,” says Randy Blakely, Ph.D., executive director of the FAU Brain Institute. “Neuroscientists are giving us an increasingly detailed picture of how the brain is built and works, and we hope through this exhibit to inspire young minds to delve even deeper into brain science.” Set up inside a new west wing of the Science Center there are more than 30 interactive installations for adults and children. Among them are an augmented reality brain projection and an immersive Brain Development Wall, detailing the growth of the brain over a lifetime. Other noteworthy highlights include the “Lie to Me” interactive, showcasing the effort the brain goes through to lie, and the “Senses, Thoughts and Emotions Gallery,” allowing visitors to explore sight, taste, smell, hearing and touch. “The exhibit provides unique opportunities to engage and explore the expansive area of neuroscience,” says Nicole Baganz, Ph.D., FAU Brain Institute director of community engagement and programming. “Examples of exhibit experiences include a deep dive into brain anatomy; a tour through the senses and their connections to the brain; a perspective on facial recognition by identifying a lying face; and a head-banging engagement that reinforces the importance of helmets and the impact of repeated head blows.” Since the exhibit’s debut, there has been expressed interest to replicate it at other museums across the country, Arrizza says, potentially bringing a new stream of revenue to the Science Center. In addition, the custom-built exhibit, which is also bilingual, is completely updatable, which means real-time groundbreaking neuroscience discoveries can be added to the exhibit in less than 24 hours by Arrizza and her team. “It’s all come full circle,” she says. “Some of the doctors that treated my mother were here on opening day. There’s a place in the exhibit where you can scan a brain in something comparable to an MRI machine. It gives me such flashbacks because I remember looking at my mother’s scans and looking at this large white spot and asking what it was, and now I know it was the brain bleed. Between the exhibit and my mother, I’ve learned just how important brain health is, and now we’re sharing that with the public.”
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Sui Generis City Southern charm and idiosyncratic works of art collide at the impeccably savvy Perry Lane Hotel in Savannah. By K AY L A Z I A D I E
here’s a captivating charm about Savannah, Georgia, that reels you in from the moment you step onto its Spanish moss-lined cobblestone streets. This stunning coastal city is notorious for its Southern charm, historic buildings and all-things-spooky. I’ll admit, I was a tad hesitant about its long-standing reputation as the “most haunted city in America.” With Savannah’s history dating back to 1733, too many places to count have been dubbed “possessed”—and the hotels are no exception. Luckily, my home away from home for a few days was one free of haunts. Having opened last summer, the Perry Lane Hotel is one of Savannah’s newest establishments in the Historic District. The boutique property houses 167 suites inside two brick towers that sit pretty and parallel to one another on a low-key cobblestone street. Its black-and-white marble checkered floors add a contemporary kick to lavish furnishings and a plethora of eccentric art pieces. My Thursday afternoon consisted of an hour-and-a-half
(above) Stunning views of downtown Savannah at Perry Lane Hotel’s rooftop bar, Peregrin.
scenic boat ride with Outside Savannah to a riverside restaurant called The Wyld. Views of the Savannah River paired well with an aptly named Painkiller cocktail, fist-sized crab cakes and juicy pulled pork tacos. The boat trip back was as breezy as the day itself, especially after befriending several curious bottlenose dolphins—yes, dolphins—thanks to the river’s close proximity and connection
to the Atlantic Ocean. Back at the hotel, a stop at the in-house craft cocktail bar, The Wayward, was a must. A motorcycle hanging above the expansive bar adds character to the already lively space that’s adjacent to a mini arcade room. Steps away from the Perry Lane is an Irish pub named McDonough’s, a Savannah staple that was hitting its peak during weeknight karaoke. I returned to my room that night to sink into Frette Italian bed linens atop a plush king-size bed. The suite is as luxe as it is com-
fortable, with a complimentary jar of Byrd cookies filled daily; dimmable lighting; a sleek smart TV; and oversized windows with a lovely view of the Historic District. My first stop the next morning was to snag a highly anticipated Sticky Bunssant (think of a sticky bun made with croissant dough) at The Emporium Kitchen and Wine Market, which is next to the lobby. I experienced total enlightenment with my first bite of the buttery, sweet and flaky creation that’s only available on Friday mornings. With an evening ghost tour scheduled, I decided to spend the morning exploring Perry Lane, but not before an in-room full-body Swedish massage by Glow Medical Spa and Beauty Boutique. After that euphoric hour, I was heading down to the lobby when I ran into two nearly identical white statuettes of small, bare-skinned men with colossal heads and disproportionate bodies. They’re an art piece called “Twins” by Slovakian artist Viktor Frešo. The “Twins” are just one aspect of the hotel’s inimitable art collection. Perry Lane’s art and décor are due in part to its muse and grande dame, Adelaide Harcourt. Harcourt is a fictional character created by the corporate art curation company NINE dot ARTS. Her travels, life experiences and love of her city inspired Perry Lane’s design and sophistication. From divine wall paintings and intricate murals in the elevators, to obscure trinkets and accessories in every room, the art plays a crucial role in modeling the hotel’s personality after Savannah itself. There are 3,600 uncommon objects in Perry Lane—like a set of antique suitcases in the lobby—and more than 1,200 distinctive pieces of art—like the aforementioned peculiar statues. Art even makes its way up to the hotel’s rooftop bar, Peregrin. Not only does it boast an epic, colorful mural of a parrot by local artist Kipper Millsap, but also jaw-dropping panoramic views of downtown Savannah, twinkle lights, cozy seating, games like cornhole and a sectioned off pool. T.C. Michaels of Genteel & Bard led an evening walking ghost tour of Savannah’s most haunted squares. His stories ranged from mildly frightening to unabashedly
(top) Framed art adds a charming touch to the lobby. (left) A selection of hand-crafted cocktails is available at Peregrin. (above) Perry Lane has 167 lavish guest rooms and suites.
gory. Michaels’ emphasis on the tales being non-fiction (for the most part) made certain parts creepier, like standing in the parking lot of Husk at 12 W. Oglethorpe Ave. The restaurant serves Southern fare in an upscale environment, but there’s a catch: It’s built in a house dating back to 1898 that is notorious for paranormal activity. Golden hour in Savannah is as enchant-
ing as a fresh Sticky Bunssant, cushioning the blow of even his most deadly stories told as the sun set. From the Spanish moss canopied across every tree to artisan shops on each corner, Savannah is a seamless blend of quaint sophistication and just the right amount of spooky. The city’s past and constantly evolving present meet halfway to create a destination that keeps everyone— especially the dead—coming back for more.
Perry Lane Hotel, 256 E. Perry St., Savannah, GA; 912.415.9000; perrylanehotel.com
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complete smile makeover with dental implants and cosmetic crowns Jacky suffered with extensive dental problems at a young age. Some of her teeth were unable to be saved. She was very self-conscious of her bad teeth and wanted a bright healthy smile that made her look and feel better. Jacky had her failing teeth replaced with dental implants and underwent a complete smile makeover with cosmetic porcelain crowns. The entire procedure was performed under IV sedation, so Jacky experienced absolutely no discomfort. Now, Jacky looks more youthful, feels healthier and experiences a whole new sense of self-confidence.
full mouth reconstruction with dental implants & permanent bridgework Linda had been losing teeth for a number of years and didn’t want to go into full dentures. She avoided smiling and was having difficulty enjoying meals. She was fearful of the dentist, but finally reached a point where she needed to find the right doctor to help her. Linda had her entire mouth restored with dental implants and permanently attached cosmetic bridgework. All the treatment was performed under IV sedation, so she never experienced any anxiety or discomfort. Now, Linda smiles with confidence, eats all the foods she likes and has a completely new outlook on life.
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MAR-A-LAGO AND ME
A WRITER RECALLS SUMMERS GROWING UP AT THE PALM BEACH ESTATE. By Jennifer Rahel Conover
ar-a-Lago and I have been involved intimately my whole life, one incarnation after another. Through a happy twist of fate, my maternal grandfather was the honorable Joseph E. Davies, and my step-grandmother was the legendary Marjorie Merriweather Post. Going to my grandparents’ was always exciting because granddaddy was more of a father than my actual father, an army general who was always traveling, at war, womanizing and not in the least fond of small children. He was good looking to the extreme, 6 feet, 7 inches and a world-class polo player, which undoubtedly added to his savoir-faire with the ladies. The first time I had a chance to explore Mar-a-Lago in depth was when we came down from Washington, D.C., early one year well before the season, which ran from Christmas until Easter. This particular year my mother, governess and I arrived in September when there was only a skeletal staff, although it would be considered gigantic by any other standard. So I had plenty of time to explore every nook and cranny of Mar-a-Lago to my heart’s content, as long as I did my homework and didn’t get in anyone’s way. At the time, I didn’t know the reason we were there early was so mother could establish residency to apply for a divorce as she’d accidentally discovered the latest women in my father’s life (there were always more than one!). Meanwhile, I was allowed to zip over to the Bath and Tennis Club to get my swimming lessons. At age 6, this made me feel extremely sophisticated and rather soigné. Of course, the reason this was possible was because Aunt Marjorie, as she disliked being called “grandmother,” had constructed a huge tunnel under AIA to protect the kiddies when they went to the beach or the B&T. Mar-a-Lago was a dream right out of “The Arabian Nights.” This was Aunt Marjorie’s second home in Palm Beach, the first being Hogarcito, or “Little Cottage,” over on Golfview Road. The name is as ironic as calling the Newport mansions “summer cottages.” Though not as lavish as Mar-a-Lago, it was still a most impressive home. Aunt Marjorie realized she needed something more grandiose than Hogarcito if she were to become the doyenne of the social scene. She would have to surpass El Mirasol, Lucretia Stotesbury’s famous estate. She obtained a geological survey to find the most solid coral ridge in Palm Beach to anchor the house. It would have to be on solid ground to support the home she had in mind and resist Florida’s hurricanes. For weeks, she crawled through animal paths along with the intrepid James Griffin—carpenter, caretaker and head groundskeeper—in search of the perfect location. They finally settled on a 17-acre tract that went from sea to lake, hence “Mar-a-Lago.” Once again, she chose Marion Wyeth, the soft-spoken Paris educated architect who had designed Hogarcito. She wanted a different style of house this time; one that could be constructed so the main rooms and the bedrooms could be accessed from a patio or courtyard, but she wasn’t excited by any of Wyeth’s drawings.
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Then came a stroke of luck. While on a fishing trip to Florida in 1925, Flo Ziegfeld advised her to use Joe Urban, a Viennese architect who had some new, exciting ideas and had designed the lavish Ziegfeld Theater, as well as stage sets for the Metropolitan Opera. He had also served as architect to Emperor Franz Joseph and Hungary’s Count Carl Esterházy. As far as Aunt Marjorie was concerned, that did it. She cabled Urban immediately, and he arrived in Palm Beach 10 days later. She didn’t want the typical Spanish architecture so popular in Palm Beach at the time. Instead, she preferred something romantic and imaginative, and with Urban she got it. Because she did not want to make the house seem too big from the road, they decided to face the house away from AIA and form it around a large patio overlooking Lake Worth that would serve as a centerpiece for the 115-room estate. According to Urban, it would be a large crescent shape HispanoMoresque structure topped by a solitary tower. He alternately thrilled and horrified Aunt Marjorie by threatening to ruin her million-dollar budget, which, by the way, he did. Whenever she balked at the expenses he would say in his thick Viennese accent, “Oh, but Mrs. M., it is so beautiful!” Inspired from the views on all sides, Aunt Marjorie planned from the beginning to call the house Mar-a-Lago. The crescentshaped patio was girded by a curved cloister facing that shore. From there, guests could descend to the lawn or enter the cloister, which had staircases leading up to the second-story bedrooms. While on a trip to New York, Aunt Marjorie was walking on a Long Island Sound beach and discovered similarly shaped oval stones that were about the size of bread rolls in soft, multicolor hues and thought they would be perfect for the patio. She picked up all she could carry, and the next day, she sent a group of men (which grew in the next few days to a force of more than 600) to scour the beach for more stones. They picked up all they could find, sending them by rail to Florida. Despite not finding nearly enough, the enterprising Jimmy Griffin began searching other Long Island beaches and with his crew found similar stones, picking them up and shipping them south until the contractor finally said they had plenty. Today, that might be a problem with the ecologists, but in those days there was no thought. As the bills continued to mount, Aunt Marjorie had to call in Wyeth, her original architect and tell him he had to come back and manage the project as, “Urban may be an artist, but he’s definitely not a practical man.” She pleaded, “He doesn’t know anything about plumbing, heating, electricity or half the other things that go into making up a house.” Finally Wyeth agreed both to manage the job and to try and control Urban’s wild flights of
fancy that were proving so costly. The house was already way over budget; the final cost was more than $5 million, as opposed to the $1 million she had originally appropriated. But it would probably cost more than $500 million today. Because of the two architects—one classical and the other art nouveau—the house could not be said to be of one design or style, but whatever it was, it was spectacular. Among the other disparate building supplies that went into it, there were three boatloads of doric stone from Genoa. In the center of the living room on a slightly raised section (to make the most of the view) was an enormous window edged with stone pelicans, said to be the largest picture window ever built in the world at that time. This was my Captain Nemo window. Through it I sailed the seven seas, collecting great treasures from all over the ancient world. Wyeth added a rare collection of Moorish and Spanish tiles from the estate of New York socialite Mrs. Horace Havemeyer. Aunt Marjorie thought she was buying about 20,000 tiles, but there were more than double when the shipment arrived. One local architect at the time claimed Mar-a-Lago had more Hispano-Moorish tiles than anywhere outside the Alhambra in Spain. The tiles were a real stroke of luck for Donald Trump when he bought the property, as he found a huge cache of them in the garages and was able to use them when he converted some of the garages and servants’ quarters into the spa and guest quarters, having them tie together with the main house.
WHATEVER ONE THINKS ABOUT TRUMP’S POLITICS, HE HAS DONE A FABULOUS JOB WITH MAR-A-LAGO. Southeast chapter of the Circumnavigators’ Club luncheon at the Mar-a-Lago in 2016 (l to r) Lori Ziebart, Jacquelyn Laird, Russel Landis, President Donald Trump, Jennifer Rahel Conover and Sally Jo Morris
(top left) Mar-a-Lago owners’ quarters (left) One of the tower rooms (above) Joseph Urban
The writer’s grandfather, Joseph E. Davies
Inside the mansion is a 34foot high ceiling in the living room designed around a series of tall needlework tapestries, which once hung in a Venetian palazzo. To sustain the Italian theme, the ceiling was hand gilded in a sunburst design modified from the thousandwinged ceiling motif of the Accademia in Florence. Similarly, the seven arches around the living room were decorated in a millefleur background with the armorial insignia of the Venetian Doges. Beneath that were rare gilded Spanish lanterns, a 16th-century Spanish rug and a hooded Italian gothic fireplace, which is nothing less than breathtaking. Toward the back of the living room are four marble steps with Italian columns mounted on stone lions leading up to my Captain Nemo window where I voyaged endlessly as a child. Just beyond the fireplace is an arch leading to another small room called the monkey loggia, having stone carvings of the creatures, which somehow never appealed to me. A few years ago, I interviewed Donald Trump in New York for another article. He had no idea who I was or that I had any connection to the family or the property. Only knowing I lived in Fort Lauderdale, he said I’d have to visit Mar-a-Lago and see the additions he’d made to the property. When we finished, he asked if there was anything else I needed, so I said I’d just like to have one more party there. He was caught completely by surprise. I explained my family connection and that I’d spent part of every winter there as a child and continued to be a regular guest until Aunt Marjorie passed away. He graciously agreed, and we had an event for our cruising yacht club. When word got out about the party, we had any number of requests for new memberships. Since then, my step-cousin, Marjorie Post Dye, or Marwee (as she was known in the family), and I would meet there every year. She lived in Santa Monica in what we jokingly referred to as Mar-a-Lago West. Until Marwee’s recent death, at times during our stay we would dine with Trump or his sister. Whatever one thinks about Trump’s politics, he has done a fabulous job with Mar-a-Lago. He bought it furnished and has retained all of its original grandeur, tying in the additions and renovations of various spaces so they look like an original part of the property. My only reservation is that Trump has adopted our coat of arms as his own. It is The family crest with Trump’s carved into the hood of the firealterations place with the word “Integritas” as its motto. In the beginning, he took out “Integritas” and changed it to “Mar-a-Lago,” which I rather liked and thought Aunt Marjorie and granddaddy would have liked as well. But now he has changed it to “Trump.” It is now his logo on everything; clothes, golf hats and even the towels in the men’s and ladies’ rooms. To give him credit, he probably thought it was the Post crest, but it most definitely belongs to the Davies family.
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La Posada Hosts “Teddy Cares” Drive For Children In Crisis Whenever a child is involved in a traumatic situation such as a fire, a car accident or other devastating event, they may feel confused, traumatized or scared by the experience. Wanting to provide comfort to children in distressing scenarios, La Posada, a premier senior living community, hosted a “Teddy Cares” drive to collect bears to donate to local first responders. These bears will then accompany firefighters on calls so that first responders can hand them out to children who are in the midst of a crisis. “We want to be a part of serving the greater Palm Beach Gardens community,” said Brad Cadiere, executive director of La Posada. “Through this initiative, we can show some of the youngest members of our community and their families that La Posada cares about their well-being. At La Posada, we embrace The Art of Living Well® philosophy and giving back to make a difference in the lives of others is a wellness opportunity that strengthens the spirit.”
Palm Beach Dramaworks 2019/2020 season at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre Palm Beach Dramaworks announces the 2019/2020 season at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre beginning with Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning A Streetcar Named Desire (Oct. 11 to Nov. 3). Next is the world premiere of Joseph McDonough’s Ordinary Americans (Dec. 6 to Dec. 29), which was commissioned by PBD and is based on actual events in the lives of Gertrude Berg and Philip Loeb, stars of television’s groundbreaking sitcom, The Goldbergs, which premiered on CBS in 1949. Following are David Hare’s Olivier Award-winning Skylight (Feb. 7 to Mar. 1); and the musical The Light in the Piazza, winner of six Tony Awards, written by Adam Guettel and Craig Lucas (Apr. 3 to Apr. 26). The season concludes with Kenneth Lonergan’s critically acclaimed Lobby Hero (May 22 to June 7).
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THE PALM BEACHES A TO Z WHETHER NORTH PALM BEACH COUNTY IS A FIRST, SECOND OR DREAM HOME, WE OFFER AN ALPHABETICAL GUIDE TO THE DESTINATIONâ€™S MOST NOTEWORTHY. By Alyssa Morlacci | Photos by Discover The Palm Beaches
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altruism Starting with “A” isn’t the only reason altruism begins our list. Galas and giving back are the bread and butter of the Palm Beaches. During season (now through spring), schedules are booked with events supporting local charities and causes. Fundraisers range from black-tie affairs, like LIFE’s Lady in Red Gala; to indulgent invitations, such as the Palm Beach Wine Auction benefiting the Kravis Center; to fashion shows, including The Arc of Palm Beach County’s Wild Pants Party; to afternoon soirées, like the Hearing the Ovarian Cancer Whisper’s Time is of the Essence Luncheon. Just as important as dollars raised are dresses donned. Attendees in formal finery are captured on the last few pages of this magazine in our Scene + Heard section, which showcases photos from philanthropic happenings.
During February and March, Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium in Jupiter and FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in West Palm play host to four major league baseball teams: Miami Marlins, St. Louis Cardinals, Houston Astros and Washington Nationals. The Palm Beaches provide the perfect conditions for spring training, with sunny skies and dedicated fans. Both stadiums fit more than 7,000 attendees and offer unique experiences, like finishing a “Dean” dog (a one-third-pound frankfurter) at a Marlins and Cardinals game, or cheering on favorite past-president mascots in a race between innings at a Nationals game.
Clematis Clematis Street runs east and west in downtown West Palm Beach, lined with restaurants, bars and boutiques that culminate at the waterfront, which faces Palm Beach island. Centennial Square at the waterfront hosts a Saturday morning GreenMarket from October through April for locals to stock up on farm fruits, veggies, coffee, tea, herbs, spices and more.
D DINING For gastronomical gallivanting, West Palm Beach Food Tours offers three-hour cuisine excursions to local restaurants like Dr. Limon (where Peruvian dishes like ceviche and causa are the main attraction) and bars like The Blind Monk (think prosecco mojitos and Cubanos). Liquid diet? Reserve a spot on the Damn Good Beer Bus, which takes up to 14 ale lovers to three breweries on a four-hour tour, or lead yourself along the Ale Trail, which includes stops at breweries like Dixie Grill & Bar and Tequesta Brewing Co. Following the samples trend, Grandview Public Market is a food hall in West Palm with vendors from taco stands to crepe stations. And for those who want to experience the best restaurants in town at an affordable price, Flavor Palm Beach, which takes place this month with more than 50 participating restaurants offering a three-course lunch for $20 or dinner for $30 to $45 per person. For a dining experience that’s outof-the-box, or rather the bounds of four walls, Swank Farm in Loxahatchee hosts family-style dinners and brunches in a pole barn. gulfstreammediagroup.com
Perhaps the most anticipated event of the year is SunFest, a weekend in the spring when more than 50 bands and 130,000 fans head to the waterfront. When it comes to year-round entertainment, acts like Chris Stapleton and Zac Brown Band take the stage at Coral Sky Amphitheatre at the South Florida Fairgrounds. But for those who prefer monologues over music, Shakespeare by the Sea takes place at The Seabreeze Amphitheater in Carlin Park during two summer weekends. For traditional theater experiences, visits to the Palm Beach Opera or Maltz Jupiter Theatre are musts. And if the goal of the evening is to laugh, the Palm Beach Improv is a favorite spot for comedians, like Kevin Hart, to visit while on tour.
F Flagler Spend time on the east coast of Florida and you’ll become familiar with the name Flagler—there’s Flagler County, Flagler College, and in Palm Beach, the Flagler Museum. Henry Morrison Flagler was the American industrialist responsible for founding what became the Florida East Coast Railway. The Flagler Museum, or Whitehall, was his Gilded Age estate on Palm Beach island. Sixty years ago, it became a museum dedicated to displaying the life of Flagler. For an extended history lesson, the museum offers tours of The Breakers, the second hotel Flagler opened in Palm Beach. Today, descendants of his third wife, Mary Lily Kenan, still sit on the hotel’s board. SEPTEMBER 2019
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Golf greats descend upon PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens annually during late-February for the Honda Classic. Year-round playing conditions have appealed to champs like Jack Nicklaus and Greg Norman who put down roots in Florida, but local courses appeal to pros and novices alike. A destination for the sport, Palm Beach County has more than 160 public courses, including favorites like North Palm Beach Country Club and Osprey Point Golf Course.
Harbourside Place Jupiter’s Harbourside Place is a destination for dining, shopping and enjoying live music at the Amphitheater. During Sundays, peruse the Waterfront Market for goods by local vendors and artisans, or during weeknights take a sunset cruise on one of PonTiki’s boats. Have a boat of your own? Pull it up and park it at the marina before embarking on an evening of dining at favorites like Tommy Bahama and Calaveras Cantina, or book a staycation at the Wyndham Grand, which has 179 rooms and a rooftop pool with views of the harbor.
INTERNATIONAL POLO CLUB Palm Beachers take polo seriously. From late-December through April, the International Polo Club Palm Beach in Wellington is a destination for the most prestigious polo tournaments in the country. Just as serious as the matches between the world’s top polo players is Sunday brunch, held on the east side of the field. Extravagant food spreads and bottles of Veuve are expected, as are derby hats and brightly colored ensembles.
K Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
j Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse This beloved beacon dates back to 1860. While guided tours and museum exhibits preserve the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum’s rich history, modern uses have also taken shape, including exercise initiatives and professions of love. Twilight Yoga at the Light is led by local instructor Mary Veal every Monday evening by the Museum flag pole. A climb to the top reveals a destination for couples to get engaged, or down below they might book the wedding venue, which boasts water views and shade beneath the branches of a mighty banyan tree. gulfstreammediagroup.com
Not only does the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts boast three venues that facilitate nearly 550 events and 500,000 guests each season, but the cultural hub is also expanding thanks to a $50 million initiative. The update, due for completion in summer 2020, will include a new valet garage, technology advancements and an expanded Dreyfoos Hall Lobby. In the meantime, though, the show must go on with a fall lineup that includes “Fiddler on the Roof ” and performances by the Miami City Ballet.
LUXURIOUS STAYS Locals and visitors alike want to vacation in the Palm Beaches. Quintessential to the island is The Colony Palm Beach, just steps (or a ride on the hotel’s pink bikes) away from Worth Avenue. Not far is The Brazilian Court Hotel & Beach Club, home to celebrity chef Daniel Boulud’s award-winning Café Boulud. Keep traveling north and you’ll come across The Breakers, a destination for attending galas, dining at The Circle, grabbing drinks at HMF, booking treatments at the spa and, if you’re like the celebrity couple Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello, getting married. The Breakers has something in common with two other mustvisit hotels: the Four Seasons Resort in Palm Beach and the Eau Palm Beach Resort in Manalapan. All three were listed among the best resorts in Florida by Condé Nast Traveler this past year. The Eau and Four Seasons also hold five-star ratings from the Forbes Travel Guide. SEPTEMBER 2019
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With the ocean as a next-door neighbor, facilities like the Manatee Lagoon provide education and encounters to the community. Loggerhead Marinelife Center not only offers learning experiences, but the non-profit also researches and rehabilitates Florida’s most beloved animal: the sea turtle. The facility treats 100 sea turtles and 1,000 hatchlings a year, giving “patients” names like “Hopper” and “Willis.” LMC hosts its annual Go Blue Awards Luncheon next month at the Kravis Center, featuring keynote speaker Robert Ballard, an underwater archaeologist known for finding the RMS Titanic in 1985.
There is no shortage of ways to enjoy the outdoors in Palm Beach. From biking to paddleboarding, both the land and sea abound with opportunities for getting out and active. John D. MacArthur State Park, between the Atlantic Ocean and Lake Worth Lagoon in North Palm Beach, is a destination for swimming, snorkeling and fishing, as well as walking along a nature trail, kayaking and canoeing. Farther north in Jupiter, Riverbend Park not only offers hiking and biking paths, but also equestrian trails. Keeping with the animalfriendly trend, Jupiter Dog Beach, a 2.5-mile stretch of sand and ocean, is the only free dog beach in the county.
NORTON MUSEUM OF ART
After a $100 million renovation, the Norton Museum of Art reopened in February. The expansion broke ground in 2016 to increase exhibit space, add a sculpture garden, launch a restaurant and recreate the entrance on South Dixie Highway, which now includes a water feature and gigantic typewriter eraser sculpture by Sweden-born pop artist Claes Oldenburg. Also noteworthy is the awning, which was designed with a circular hole as to not disrupt the branches of a century-old mammoth ficus tree. Now with 35 percent more exhibit space, the Norton Museum continues to display American, Chinese, European and contemporary art, with free entry on Fridays and Saturdays thanks to donors.
P Palm Beach Gardens With what’s left of the back-to-school shopping budget, a visit to Palm Beach Gardens is in order. The Gardens Mall, anchored by Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdale’s and Macy’s, has more than 150 high-end storefronts— Tiffany & Co., Tumi, Jimmy Choo, to name a few—and restaurants like Cooper’s Hawk and True Food Kitchen. Downtown at the Gardens offers upscale boutiques, like Lola Chiq and Blessed Boutique, and specialty shops, including The Spice & Tea Exchange for herbal gourmet teas as well as Whole Pet Essentials for picking up an apology present for that pooch who spent the day home alone. Legacy Place is another shopping destination for retailers like Golftec and The Container Store, as well as beauty, fitness and dining outposts. Don’t shop until you drop before making it to PGA Commons for perusing art at Onessimo Fine Art Gallery and Studio E Gallery, and grabbing a bite at Prosecco Cafe or Kabuki Sushi Thai Tapas.
Q QUINTESSENTIAL PALM BEACH There’s nothing that says Palm Beach more than a Lilly Pulitzer print. Last fall, the brand opened on Worth Avenue where the legacy began 60 years ago. The story goes that Pulitzer was operating a juice stand on the Ave when she was inspired to design bright, patterned clothing for herself to disguise stains. Now, the eponymous resort wear outpost on Palm Beach island not only displays her classic shift dresses in paisley patterns, but it also carries the brand’s newly launched golf collection. On select days, guests can stop in to meet with resident artist Melissa Sixma Lingo and design a custom, hand-painted Lilly bag inspired by a photo (often of a pet!) of their choice.
Rosemary Square What was once known in West Palm Beach as CityPlace is transforming into Rosemary Square. The 72-acre neighborhood adjacent to the also newly branded Virgin Trains station (more on that later) is reaping the benefits of a $550 million investment plan that is rolling out over the next five years. Related Companies, the real estate firm behind the project, broke ground this summer on one of the biggest initiatives: 360 Rosemary, a new center of commerce, which will add 1,200 additional jobs and operate out of a 300,000-squarefoot, LEED Gold office building. More anticipated expansion will include added retail and entertainment, public green spaces, a new hotel, walkable sidewalks, arts and culture programs, and more.
With such close proximity to the ocean, outstanding seafood here is a given. Find fresh, often locally sourced fish in Palm Beach at PB Catch, Seafood Bar inside The Breakers and Bimini Twist. In Jupiter, restaurants like U-Tiki Beach, Guanabanas, Jetty’s Waterfront Restaurant, 1000 NORTH and Little Moir’s Food Shack offer fresh catches in the most classical sense, while places like 2 Vinez, Hog Snappers and Dive Bar switch things up with extensive sushi menus. SEPTEMBER 2019
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THE ROYAL POINCIANA PLAZA
For underwater sights of fish, sea
With Lilly Pulitzer’s granddaughter
boring Peanut Island’s snorkel-
Lilly Leas Ferreira as general manager, The Royal Poinciana Plaza continues to grow as a destination on Palm Beach island for shopping, dining and attending community events. Local favorite Sant Ambroeus, which originates from Manhattan, is the perfect place for having lunch before browsing the racks at Cynthia Rowley and Kirna Zabête. Every Thursday, Paul Labrecque Salon and
Spa hosts a “Bubbles & Blowouts” event while Coyo Taco celebrates its karaoke
night with BOGO margaritas, giveaways and half-price tacos. Events are con-
stantly being added, so it’s best to check
the website (theroyalpoincianaplaza.com) for upcoming happenings.
turtles and an artificial reef, swim the snorkel trail off of Phil Foster Park in Riviera Beach or neighing lagoon. Coral Cove Park in Tequesta, Zion Train (north of the Jupiter Inlet) and Mizpah Corridor (northeast of Palm Beach Inlet) also provide ample snorkeling opportunities and views of marine life—moray eels, eagle rays, spiny oysters—to sunken ships. For closer looks, scuba lessons may be in order. The Scuba Club is one of many organizations that offer diving instructions, as well as gear for purchase or rent.
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Virgin Trains USA, formerly Brightline, is a fast-speed passenger rail service that travels between Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. Travelers can choose between Smart or Select seating, each granting guests features including leather seats and complimentary Wi-Fi. Those who pay a little extra for Select service can also order unlimited food and beverages, and access a dedicated lounge while they wait for the train to arrive. Virgin plans to add a station in Boca Raton next; and by 2022, the final stop after West Palm Beach will be at Orlando International Airport, reached in about two hours.
Synonymous with Palm Beach fashion and recreation, Worth Avenue is the cornerstone of the island. More than a century ago, Moorish-Mediterranean-style buildings that housed designer brands began cropping up along the iconic street, credited to none other than Addison Mizner. Today, stores like Tiffany & Co. and restaurants like Taboo have long histories on the Ave. Meanwhile, newer stores, like Raptis Rare Books and restaurants like Hai House are only starting their legacies. Stroll from west to east and you’ll find the iconic Worth Avenue clock tower just steps from the beach.
Y YACHTING The 35th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show takes place on S. Flagler Drive in West Palm in March 2020, showing more than $1.2 billion of yachts and accessories. The area is a boating destination with plenty of water activities—and wealthy residents who can buy and maintain nautical purchases.
XL Art We cheated this one a bit, but it’s true that art takes shape in a big way in Palm Beach. From public murals to larger-than-life sculptures, there are plenty of opportunities to feel small and inspired all at once. The Society of the Four Arts displays a collection of outdoor pieces, including “Intetra” by Isamu Noguchi, a stainless-steel pyramid that can be seen from across the Intracoastal when looking at the island from West Palm Beach’s waterfront. The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens in West Palm is set behind the late artist’s home and showcases her nine monumental structures that are as tall as 28 feet. CANVAS murals, like the “Einstein’s Theory of Love” painting on the Subculture Coffeehouse patio wall, are also scattered throughout downtown, adding culture and color. gulfstreammediagroup.com
We’ll end this piece predictably. (Any better ideas for “Z”?) But, the wildlife experiences in Palm Beach do deserve recognition. The Palm Beach Zoo in West Palm Beach is what you think of as a traditional zoo. Meanwhile, Lion Country Safari, the only drive-thru safari in Florida, allows guests to take a cruise through the preserves where more than 1,000 animals, like zebras, rhinoceros and giraffes live. Busch Wildlife Sanctuary in Jupiter not only offers educational opportunities, but it also rescues, rehabilitates and releases wild animals. And although it isn’t necessarily a “zoo,” the South Florida Science Center’s “Aquariums of the Atlantic” is home to eels, stingrays, sharks and seahorses.
LEADERS of Palm Beach County Photography by Lori Griffith Copy by Amy Woods
Every business has a leader at the wheel with a story to tell, and the people of the Palm Beaches are no exception. These community leaders excel in their chosen industries, and itâ€™s time for their well-deserved moment in the spotlight. They told us their stories, and now, weâ€™re here to tell them to you.
The Leader of
INSURANCE SERVICES Allstate - Gambale Insurance Group Patrick Gambale
The Gambale Insurance Group, led by Agency Principal Patrick Gambale, is an established 11-year-old agency specializing in personal-lines insurance such as home, auto and life. His team of licensed agents takes an educational approach in explaining to clients what their insurance needs are. “Service is the backbone of what makes us different from the competition and is the catalyst as to why we are the largest and fastest-growing independently owned Allstate agency on the Treasure Coast,” he says. A former local standout pitcher for Cardinal Newman High School, he has taken his drive and passion into building a highly Sponsored Content
successful business that ranks in the top one percent of Allstate agencies nationwide and consistently is recognized as one of the best agencies in the state. “As an agency with more than 14,000 policyholders, our team works together ensuring our customers are taken care of when the unexpected occurs,” he says. “The most rewarding part of this business is knowing we assisted a client in a time of need.” When he is not working, the avid angler is out on the water with friends and family, including his wife Toney and his daughters Gabriella and Giuliana.
The Leader of
COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION Anderson-Moore Construction Corp. Christopher Harris
Christopher Harris is a third-generation Palm Beach County native with a strong passion for work ethics. His company, Anderson-Moore Construction Corp., has built its reputation on the principles of honesty, integrity and trust. Whether managing a $50 million commercial project or a $50,000 tenant improvement, attention to detail is the name of the game. “I pour all I have into each project,” he says. “Every single one is treated as important no matter how big or how small.” The firm specializes in healthcare facilities, country clubs and retail spaces–everything from renovations to buildouts. “I like the thought of building someSponsored Content
thing with my own two hands that will stand for years to come, have a lasting representation and leave a legacy for the future to see,” he says. Anderson-Moore Construction Corp. is more than a general contractor; it is a vested partner. “I put myself in the client’s position and ask myself how I would perceive the information we are giving them, and how I would want to be treated during the process,” he says. His goal is nothing short of perfection. “Once a project is completed, I look forward to seeing the facility being used and enjoyed.”
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THE ART OF FACELIFTS Athena Plastic Surgery & Medspa Dr. Avron Lipschitz Dr. Avron Lipschitz has an insatiable interest in the three key elements of plastic surgery: art, science and care. His lifelong love affair with facial rejuvenation began at the University of Cape Town, where he earned his medical degree. He trained in multiple disciplines throughout South Africa, in England and around the world, refining his skills along the way. In the United States, he accepted fellowships at Johns Hopkins University, the University of Maryland Medical Center, New York University and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. His business, Athena Plastic Surgery and Medspa, specializes in cosmetic procedures of the face. “Facial rejuvenation is my passion,” he says. “Many patients come to me saying they do not recognize the person in the mirror, or the mirror does not reflect the patient’s true identity. The amazing part of plastic surgery is that a patient’s sense of self is transformed.” He decided to locate in the Palm Beaches because its residents are aesthetically minded. “In South Florida, everyone is a potential candidate for plastic surgery,” he says. “We take care of everyone from soccer moms to CEOs to retirees. The demand is high.” Athena Plastic Surgery and Medspa offers a onestop-shop of everything from the popular HydraFacial to results-oriented facelifts.
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LUXURY RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE The Bretzlaff Group at Douglas Elliman
Craig Bretzlaff, Heather Bretzlaff, Suzanne Hasner & Scott Handler Proven leaders in their industry, The Bretzlaff Group is led by Craig Bretzlaff and his wife/business partner, Heather. With over $1 billion in career sales, The Bretzlaff Group capitalizes on their unique set of qualifications to set them apart in todayâ€™s ever-changing market. Specializing in luxury properties from Palm Beach Island to Jupiter Island, their focus is on residential properties including Waterfront Estates, Golf and Country Club Communities, New Construction/Renovation and Equestrian. Their knowledge spans from over 50 years of combined experience in real estate including careers as licensed Florida Certified General Contractors, a former PGA Golf Professional, and a Palm Beach County educator. Sponsored Content
As a Pinnacle Award-Winning Team in 2018, The Bretzlaff Group was recognized in the Top 2% of Agents Nationwide for Douglas Elliman. Douglas Elliman, Florida celebrated $4.7 billion in 2018 sales volume and $28.1 billion nationally. The Bretzlaff Group operates in offices located at Jupiter Yacht Club (Jupiter) and Royal Poinciana Plaza (Palm Beach) as two of Douglas Ellimanâ€™s 523 offices nationwide including Miami, Boston, the Hamptons, NYC, California and more. Craig and Heather Bretzlaff are exclusive members of the Sports & Entertainment Division of Douglas Elliman, in addition to Global Agents of the alliance between Douglas Elliman and Knight Frank Residential. Along with their teammates of The Bretzlaff Group, they ensure that your property is their priority.
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DESIGN AND WALLCOVERINGS Chelsea Lane & Company Chelsea Lane
Chelsea Lane & Company boasts the largest library of wallpaper samples in South Florida, luring clients from Jupiter and Palm Beach who want to add happiness to their homes. “They want to wake up every day and see something that makes them smile,” owner Chelsea Lane says. “I have books and books of exactly that.” Her 2,500-square-foot showroom offers thousands of patterns and prints from which to choose. “In all of my travels, I have yet to see a larger selection,” she says. “We have a highly trained staff to help narrow it down.” She has been in business for 10 years, but her Sponsored Content
immersion in the industry began before she was born. “My mother was pregnant with me and hanging wallpaper,” she says. “I’ve been around it my entire life.” Not only does the boutique shop cater to the public as well as the trade with its wallpaper, it also sells fabrics, creates custom drapery and upholstery and provides a full slate of design services. Although aesthetics run in her blood, she has a life outside of interior design. “When I am not surrounded by wallpaper samples, you can find me on the ocean enjoying this beautiful place where we live,” she says.
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MEDICAL SKIN CARE Diamante Medical Skin Care Dr. David Capaldi As the lead physician at Diamante Medical Skin Care, Dr. David Capaldi practices aesthetic and regenerative medicine, specializing in dermal fillers and injectables, chemical peels, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) facials and bioidentical hormone-replacement therapy (BHRT), among other services. His passion for medicine as both a science and an art fuels his love of the field. “Everyone’s definition of beauty is different,” he says. “I believe a thorough initial consultation is the way to achieve better outcomes and happy patients. As practitioners, one of the most important jobs we have is to be good listeners.” His medspa and clinic aims to help enhance patients’ confidence in themselves. “The most challenging part of my business is managing expectations in a world of social media and celebrity culture,” he says. “In the growing field of aesthetics, we are in a unique position to empower society’s perceptions of beauty.” Certified by the American Board of Aesthetic Medicine and the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine, he earned his medical degree from St. George’s University in Grenada and completed years of residency training in both general surgery at Nassau University Medical Center and radiology at Stony Brook University Hospital/John T. Mather Memorial Hospital. He also has a master’s in business administration from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.
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ESTATE PLANNING, PROBATE AND GUARDIANSHIP Doane & Doane Attorneys at Law Randell Doane and Rebecca Doane
Doane & Doane Attorneys at Law prides itself on making the estate-planning process positive, productive and enjoyable for all clients. The goal of the Doane & Doane legal team is to eliminate the stress that often comes with the execution of wills and trusts and the administration of estates. “Our firm culture prioritizes the client experience above all else,” says Randell Doane, a tax specialist who focuses on estate planning and is board certified in wills, trusts and estates. “Estate, probate and tax matters frequently involve a lot of emotion, and we pride ourselves on our ability to alleviate our clients’ concerns with practical and Sponsored Content
efficient solutions.” Rebecca Doane, who also is board certified in wills, trusts and estates and is a certified public accountant, says what differentiates their practice from the rest is that they do not rely on templated tools that deliver generic results. “Rather, through a complimentary meeting, we get to know each client and develop an individualized plan best suited to meet his or her needs,” she says. “We listen carefully and consider every legal mechanism available, ensuring our clients get where they need to be in a caring and personalized manner.”
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IMPROVEMENT Jupiter Plastic Surgery Center Robin A. Sykes, M.D. Her love of art and her love of biology led to the opening of the Jupiter Plastic Surgery Center, where Dr. Robin Sykes specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive procedures for the face and body. Inspired early on by stories she read about how plastic surgery helped those with traumatic injuries, she set her sights on John’s Hopkins University and earned a medical degree. “I have always been good with my hands and have always worked well with people, especially one-on-one,” she says. “Plastic surgery seemed to be designed to meet what I wanted to do with my life.” The demand for her expertise has grown recently in an era in which everyone is obsessed with selfies. “Our society is becoming more and more enamored, it seems, with seeing and taking pictures of ourselves and others,” she says. “I think this leads to some problems because selfies tend to make people look distorted–nose too big, chin too small, etc. It all comes down to figuring out what the needs and desires of the individual are and working out possible solutions for that individual.” When she is not expressing herself in the operating room, she is doing so by playing the flute or creating artwork.
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Furry Friends Adoption, Clinic & Ranch Patricia Deshong & Monty Patricia Deshong has a passion for animal rescue that is as boundless as a puppy’s energy. She channels it into Furry Friends Adoption, Clinic & Ranch, a no-kill shelter whose medical facility was voted Best Veterinarian in The Palm Beach Post’s 2019 Best of Palm Beach County awards. As president, she has led the organization through exponential growth–last year, more than 1,300 abandoned and / or abused cats and dogs were rescued–as well as through a capital campaign to fund a 15,000-squarefoot building that will better serve animals– and residents–in the community. “The work we do at Furry Friends not only saves the lives of animals but improves the lives of people, too,” she says. “Our Senior to Senior program and our Shelter to Service Dog program are changing the futures for our elderly and our veterans. We are successful because we recognize the impact animals have on people and people have on animals.” The need for animal rescue is acute; at any given time, the shelter has a minimum of 200 animals onhand. “Animal rescue is much more difficult than most people realize,” she says. “The cost of care far exceeds the adoption fees. I am humbled by the support we receive to further our mission.”
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GreatFlorida Insurance – Palm Beach Gardens Michelle Silvester
Michelle Silvester has been in the insurance business for more than two decades, but she is celebrating the last 12 years as the owner of GreatFlorida Insurance in Palm Beach Gardens. The franchise is a Trusted Choice independent insurance agency–an important designation in a competitive field and one with which she is proud to be affiliated. “As an independent agency, we aren’t tied down to one insurance carrier,” she says. “We bring many options to the table so it’s easier to find the best coverage at the right price.” She insures automobiles, boats, homes, RVs and even golf carts from her PGA Boulevard office. She works for her clients–not the insurance companies–and takes pride in Sponsored Content
building and maintaining relationships. “People buy from people not salespeople,” she says. “We take customer service and helping our clients seriously. We take the time to ensure they understand their policies. Information coupled with the right guidance can make all the difference.” She posts news and notes about timely topics relevant to property and casualty insurance in a monthly newsletter titled “Silvester Insurance Report.” She returns calls and emails promptly and has a staff committed to continuing education. For her efforts, she was named 2018’s GreatFlorida Insurance Agent of the Year.
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HAIR LOSS SOLUTIONS Hair Professionals Andrea Green
Hair Professionals is in the business of returning confidence, hope, optimism and a positive outlook on life to its clients. Owner Andrea Green, a hair-loss specialist, sees it every day. “We offer a personal approach in helping people find the right solution for their hair loss,” she says. “Using 28 years of industry expertise and a lifelong passion for helping others look and feel their best, we transform people.” Hair Professionals provides not only wigs but also nonsurgical procedures such as Scalp & Laser therapy, Toppers as well as advanced solutions like the Cesare Ragazzi Laboratories hair-replacement system and the Virtual reality technique. “Hair loss affects men, women and children of all ages,” she says. “The common denominator is that they all are looking for a longterm solution to their hair loss regardless of how different each of their situations is. More people are taking charge and finding options they did not know they had a decade ago. You no longer have to settle for just a wig.” Born and raised in England, she is a licensed trichologist who is driven by the creative side of hair replacement and the rewards it reaps. “I love what I do, and if you believe in what you do, others will share your enthusiasm.”
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ACCOUNTING & ADVISING HBK CPAs & Consultants Michael L. Kohner
A highly sought-after and trusted advisor of business, corporate-aircraft and philanthropic transactions as an expert in taxation, Michael Kohner has built several teams of high-performing accounting professionals in the top-level firms with which he has been associated. Throughout his successful career, he has helped numerous clients navigate complex financial transactions with challenging characteristics that required tailored solutions. Among them is the sale of a $2.3 billion company, the purchase of a $60 million jet and the sale of a $58 million yacht. “We also have overseen large mergers and acquisitions, major real-estate development projects, high-level charitable-gifting opportunities and wealth transfer planning for billionaires, CEOs and faSponsored Content
mous athletes,” the principal-in-charge of HBK says. His commitment to giving back to the community is evident in Philanthropy Tank, an educational program he co-founded that matches adult investors with high-school-age changemakers. He serves on the executive committees for both the Economic Council of Palm Beach County and the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County and on the finance committee for the Palm Beach County School District. A University of Florida graduate (bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting), he recently won the Nonprofit Volunteer of the Year Award during Nonprofits First’s “Hats Off Nonprofit Awards” ceremony.
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COUNTRY CLUB CHEFS The Club at Ibis Jerome Nicolas
The Club at Ibis long has been recognized for its abundant wildlife, lush landscaping, state-of-the-art fitness and pool complex and world-class golf and tennis facilities. But when members are asked what they like the most, their collective answer is the food. Jerome Nicolas has been the club’s executive chef for 12 years. Originally from Grenoble, France, he belongs to the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, an illustrious food and wine society founded in 1248. On any given day, he supervises 65 chefs and 25 support staff who stay busy at the property’s four restaurants: The Bistro, The Atrium, The Pub and Panache. “In a club, you need to be very aware Sponsored Content
of your members, understanding their needs and preferences,” he says. “An empty plate tells me everything I need to know.” His dinners include meat and seafood options, vegetarian meals and gluten-free, low-calorie and low-carbohydrate dishes. “Variation is the key ingredient,” he says. “When serving 3,000 members, many of whom dine with you multiple times a week, I like to keep it fresh.” His most-enjoyable night is when guests are seated at the Chef’s Table inside the fine-dining kitchen of Panache. There, they experience a dynamic dinner show as they watch him and his team make a mouthwatering masterpiece.
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LUXURY REAL ESTATE Jennifer Hyland - Peters & Hyland Illustrated Properties
Jennifer Hyland, one half of Peters & Hyland–the top team at Illustrated Properties–tracks her triumph to the trenches of New York City. Her first job at Vogue magazine provided a fast-paced, high-profile training ground. After that, she worked at Time Inc. on two startup publications. “It was all about presentation, a technique that is ingrained in me today,” she says. “I learned from the best how to launch a brand or a home in its optimal light.” She later landed a position at the Madison Avenue office of internationally acclaimed architect Helmut Jahn. As manager, she worked with elite clients such as Cohen Brothers Realty (iconic “rocket ship” building), IBM (corporate headquarters) and Donald Trump (Penn Sponsored Content
Yards project). “It provided an entry into the glamorous, demanding and lightning-paced world of ultra-high-end real estate,” she says. “I gained treasured knowledge by working with people from all over the world.” Many of these relationships hold strong today. Jennifer transitioned into Palm Beach real estate 20 years ago and, due to her record of closed sales, was just inducted into Christie’s International Real Estate’s elite Masters Circle (its top 180 agents). Clients and peers alike praise Jennifer for her expertise, candor and natural ability to bring even the most difficult deals to a successful outcome.
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INLET PRIVATE WEALTH’S INVESTMENT TEAM Inlet Private Wealth
Chief Investment Officer Ted Furniss Chief Investment Officer Ted Furniss is an independent thinker who enjoys the intellectual stimulation of analyzing investments. His firm, Inlet Private Wealth, differentiates itself from the rest by customizing the investments it manages for clients to meet specific financial objectives. The company caters primarily to those with $5 million or more to invest whose objectives often are too complex to properly be addressed by a generic assetallocation strategy. “Price is what you pay, and value is what you receive,” he says. “A great company purchased at too high of a price can result in a lousy investment, and a below-average company purchased at a low price can result in a great investment.” Sponsored Content
Most clients are charitably inclined, and by helping them taxefficiently stretch their gifts to the causes they are passionate about, both sides benefit. “South Florida attracts people from different backgrounds and geographies,” he says. “Its diversity of highly successful people has provided us with a broad perspective and insight into many different businesses and trends.” He received a master’s in business administration from the University of Oxford with an academic distinction and a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Mississippi State University, graduating magna cum laude. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst Charterholder.
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ENTERTAINMENT The International Polo Club Palm Beach Juliza Kramer
Communicating with people has always come naturally for Juliza Kramer, a telecommunications graduate from the University of Florida. Kramer is driven (giving 110% is her norm), ambitious, client-focused and results-oriented. These qualities come together to play well in her new role as Director of Business Development for the International Polo Club Palm Beach (IPC) and as the face of a top destination in the world for high-goal polo. “The beautiful thing about the sports-entertainment industry is that it is so diverse,” Kramer says. IPC welcomes thousands to its impressive fields during the winter equestrian season in Wellington. Each Sunday, avid fans and newcomers alike experience polo at the pavilion, from exclusive box seats, and in traditional tailgates–perfect for entertaining clients, prospects, strategic alliances or business partners. “You can purchase regular seats and bring the family, or see and be seen at our famous Champagne Sunday brunch,” Kramer explains. “The possibilities at the International Polo Club are endless.” In addition to traditional Sunday polo, IPC hosts numerous events throughout the year, such as weddings, corporate retreats, educational experiences, galas and private parties. “In anticipation to the upcoming season, developing relationships with the community, corporations and charities to inform them of all the offerings at the International Polo Club is very exciting,” Kramer commented. “We are greatly looking forward to the 2020 season.”
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NATURAL AESTHETICS Lickstein Plastic Surgery David A. Lickstein, MD, FACS
With world-renowned training from Tufts University, Northwestern University, Albany Medical College and Harvard Medical School-Massachusetts General Hospital–plus 18 years of private-practice expertise combined with the latest technology–board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. David Lickstein delivers natural and long-lasting results. “There is no real substitute for experience, but being a good physician also involves being caring and kind,” he says. “We have created an environment for plastic surgery where every patient will feel at home regardless of their age or why they came to see us.” His welcoming Palm Beach Gardens location offers facial rejuvenation, breast enhancements, “mommy” makeovers, skin care, injectables, body contouring, laser treatments and medspa services such as massages, NovaLash extensions and microblading as well as reconstruction after breast or skin cancer. Popular procedures include facelifts, revision breast augmentation and his signature Lickstein Lift–a customized, three-phase process that includes a HydraFacial, laser treatments, fillers, Botox® and fat-reducing injections for remarkably rejuvenated skin without surgery or downtime. In keeping up with the latest technology, Lickstein Plastic Surgery is one of the only practices in South Florida to offer a deep exfoliating sea-salt facial, yielding amazing results. “We strive to be the practice for everyone’s aesthetic and medical needs throughout their lifetime,” he says. “We take care of your family like they’re our family.”
561.270.5641 • LicksteinPlasticSurgery.com
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ART CURATION MAC Art Galleries Mary Ann Cohen
As one of the nation’s most knowledgeable and respected art dealers, Mary Ann Cohen and her team of experts are changing the way clients source and purchase art in Jupiter and beyond. Representing well over 150 internationally recognized artists and maintaining three gallery locations in Fort Lauderdale and Jupiter, MAC houses one of the largest and most diverse fine art collections in South Florida. The MAC team truly enjoys using their expertise and keen curation skills to represent artists and artwork they love and feel are worthy of their client’s attention. They provide personalized guidance and in-home showings, so clients can feel confident in their selections. The whole experience is orchestrated to ensure that the artwork not only inspires and reflects the client’s personal aesthetic but at the same time complements their surroundings perfectly. This year MAC Art Galleries founded and designed an online gallery and fine art platform. Including their very own accomplished artists, Curated aims to expand their market globally. MAC takes great pride in transforming spaces with the sophisticated presence of well-curated fine art that is both powerful and timeless.
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CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAW The Law Offices of Nellie L. King, P.A. Nellie L. King
She sees her clients in their deepest hours of need. Alone, she stands between them and the weight of the government. Because she understands the critical need for clients to have a strong and unflinching adversary in their fight for justice, she embraces the mantra espoused by the criminal defense bar: “Liberty’s Last Champion.” “The services I provide are very personal,” criminal defense attorney Nellie King says. “The accused is someone’s father, daughter, son or neighbor. I fight for them as if they were my own family in the midst of a crisis.” Considered a changemaker in her field, she is the second vice president of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, an Executive Sponsored Content
Women of the Palm Beaches Women In Leadership Awards recipient and serves as co-host of the annual Stand Up for Innocence comedy fundraiser benefitting the Innocence Project of Florida. “I believe lawyers must do more than process files through the system,” she says. “Lawyers have a responsibility to ensure that injustice and inequality are challenged and that the system works for everyone, regardless of race or resources. I am motivated to change the landscape for the better, and my leadership and philanthropy in various organizations is how I can best fulfill this role. I take my job seriously, and I am honored to do this very important work for the citizen accused.”
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FINANCIAL PLANNING Northwestern Mutual Brooke McKernan Northwestern Mutual Financial Advisor Brooke McKernan makes it her mission to improve clients’ overall financial pictures, providing safety and security for them and their families for generations to come. She is ranked in the top one percent of all financial planners in her company and in the top five among women. “I have a passion for people and enjoy seeing clients pursue their dreams,” says the Florida State University graduate with a bachelor’s degree in finance. “I strive to be diligent and focused while always advocating for what is right.” By providing an experience that couples a trusted professional with a digital platform, she develops personalized plans backed by strong investment products. “I try to keep what can sometimes be tough conversations simple for my clients, dissecting their planning one layer at a time,” she says. “I stay connected with my clients and continue to review their financial picture long after our relationship begins. A quote by the late Steve Jobs resonates with her: “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” McKernan says, “This career has given me the opportunity to impact so many families and change the community around me for the better,” she says. “It is rewarding.”
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PSYCHIATRY & PUBLIC HEALTH Open Sea Institute Louis T. Joseph, M.D. With a background in education and leadership at the George Washington University School of Medicine, Henry Ford Health System and within The Mayo Clinic Care Network, Dr. Joseph’s work is both patient-centered and public health focused. Dr. Joseph’s newest venture, Open Sea Institute, marries his solid, results driven psychiatric approach to technology that breaks down barriers. Open Sea Institute, which offers a wide array of telepsychiatry services, takes clients from the brave exploration of their underlying issues to deep and holistic healing. OSI facilitates this journey from the comfort of clients’ homes, offices, jets or hotel rooms. Sponsored Content
Calling Palm Beach home but traveling between residences himself, Dr. Joseph was an early adopter of the telehealth model, respecting its unique ability to facilitate the person-to-person connection on a humane level and was determined to develop a service that delivers world-class psychiatry with stigma-free flexibility. Moreover, at Open Sea Institute, Dr. Joseph devotes a portion of proceeds to projects benefiting pediatric and adult public health and wellness, keeping the organization public health conscious and active, a priority for Dr. Joseph who has a history of delivering high impact solutions to large populations in Florida.
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WEALTH MANAGEMENT Optimist Capital Alexander Cooke
As a Registered Investment Adviser, Alexander Cooke is in a rare group. Out of the more than 300,000 licensed financial advisers in the United States, fewer than two percent are solely investment advisers. The remaining 98-plus percent are brokers or dual-registered financial advisers. “One of the most challenging parts of our business is clarifying the substantial difference and how it affects their investments,” the managing director of Optimist Capital says. “Managing investments for others is a full-time job that requires research, time, energy and focus. I have seen a lot of professionals from other fields tacking on wealth-manager titles; you are either great at one thing or meSponsored Content
diocre at a many.” He is passionate about his work and the opportunity to educate those who entrust him with their funds. “It is amazing to see clients understand their investments and how proud they are that they know what they own and why,” he says. “Seeing the outcomes of successfully beating portfolio benchmarks and the added benefit it creates for the lives of our clients is most rewarding.” Optimist Capital welcomes investors of any size, whether they already are wealthy or just getting started saving for the future. “It makes no difference to us,” he says. “We are here to help our community succeed.”
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HIGH-END, BOUTIQUE FITNESS Palm Beach Row - North Palm Beach Blake Rothmel
William “Blake” Rothmel is quickly making a name for himself and his team in the booming niche boutique fitness industry with his high-end, indoor rowing concept, Palm Beach Row. Along with wife (Danielle Rothmel) and father (Ken Rothmel), he has designed and constructed a delightfully unique, refreshingly sleek (and clean!) state-of-the-art fitness facility offering 45 minute group classes that mix rowing with several other fitness modalities. “This is a far reach from where I thought I would be just five years ago,” says Rothmel about the inception of #PBROW. “I was pursuing a music career for the better part of two decades.” Rothmel Sponsored Content
references the passing of his brother, Marc–a Bronze star recipient Army Veteran whom unfortunately lost his struggle to PTSD just 3 short years ago–as the catalyst to entering the fitness industry. “My father and I wanted to go into business together. While I was in pilates teacher training, he texted me and said, ‘The Today show says rowing is going to be a hit. We should design a franchise and take it nationally,’” says Blake. “Now, open just six months, classes are filling up and lives are changing. Thoughts. Become. Things.” Visit the website below to get started!
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OF ANIMAL WELFARE Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League Rich Anderson
Since its incorporation in 1925, Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League has impacted the lives of more than 1 million animals. Today, the nonprofit saves more animals each year–in excess of 5,000 that are placed into new homes–than any other organization in the community. With a state-of-the-art pet-adoption and humaneeducation center set to open in 2020, that number could double. “I joined Peggy Adams in 2011 because I knew it was such an important part of the community and because it had so much potential to grow, save more lives and become one of the premier animal-rescue organizations in the United States,” Executive Director / CEO Rich Anderson says. “I get to witness the impact of our work every day. I see it in the faces of abandoned and abused animals getting the second chances they need and new homes they deserve, and I see it in the joy we give to people who adopt one of our animals.” Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League positively impacts the health and welfare of 35,000-plus cats and dogs each year through programs and services that include the only kitten nursery in South Florida providing around-the-clock care to newborns–some just hours old–that require bottle feedings as often as 12 times a day.
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COASTAL LIVING AND FURNISHINGS Pineapples & Palms
Lisa Peterson, Shelly Bascetta & Team When Lisa Peterson and Shelly Bascetta opened their small home décor store in Jupiter in 2001, the sisters were new to the retail business and had to learn quickly, as the inventory was selling as fast as the girls could place items on the floor. Now, twenty years later, the shop is three times its original size. It includes a full-time interior design team led by Peterson; a successful website where they sell their products nationally; and a showroom of unique furniture, accessories and one-of-a-kind items. “Our customers tell us they just want to move in when they come to the store,” says Bascetta, “which is the greatest compliment we can receive.” Sponsored Content
The Michigan-born girls have come a long way, as the store now boasts a curated look of unique accessories and custom furniture. Peterson has designed many homes over the years that have taken her from the Hamptons to the Bahamas. While she implemented many styles, her true preference includes using colors and pieces that evoke a seaside feel. She refers to her signature style as “modern coastal,” which celebrates the use of natural materials and simple detailing. Pineapples & Palms reflects the same aesthetic, offering their clients a personalized shopping experience whether for one accessory or a complete project.
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PROFESSIONAL ADVISORY SERVICES Rehmann JoAnn Wagner, CPA; Marty Dytrych, CPA; and Garth Rosenkrance, CPA Founded in 1941 in Saginaw, Mich., Rehmann now ranks as the 32nd-largest accounting firm in the United States. It boasts five offices in Florida, one of which is in Jupiter. There, its team of CPAs includes principals Marty Dytrych, Garth Rosenkrance and JoAnn Wagner who offer a spectrum of services from business and tax consulting to human-resources solutions to wealth management. Marty specializes in corporate and personal taxation as well as litigation support and believes in giving back to the community. “I have had the privilege of serving as a leader with Jupiter Medical Center, the Diocese of Palm Beach, The First Tee and L.E.A.F. (Law Enforcement Assistance Foundation),” he says. Garth specializes in working with construction contractors and medical professionals and has local roots that run deep. “My great-grandfather was a lighthouse keeper at the Jupiter Lighthouse – Capt. Charles Seabrook,” he says. JoAnn, who also believes in giving back to the community, is involved with Families First of Palm Beach County, Impact The Palm Beaches and United Way of Palm Beach County. She has known since elementary school that she wanted to be an accountant. “I enjoyed math all through my childhood,” she says. “I was introduced to accounting and taxes in high school, and the rest is history.”
561.694.1040 • Rehmann.com
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AGRICULTURAL & INDUSTRIAL REAL ESTATE RE/MAX of Stuart Realtor Rosi Shepard RE/MAX of Stuart Realtor Rosi Shepard is an expert in purchasing property in opportunity zones. The services she provides include listing and selling agricultural and industrial properties. “My very diverse background allows me to assist my clients in a way that I am truly able to meet their needs,” she says. Beginning her career in auto-body repair, she ended up as the manager of a body shop and learned the ins and outs of everything from financials to production. An avid outdoorswoman, she previously worked for the state of Florida in various land-management capacities. Shepard has operated all kinds of equipment from bulldozers to road graders and understands what the right tools for the job are. Every day, she puts her entrepreneurial spirit to use for those she serves. An Accredited Commercial Professional, Shepard is a member of the Realtors Commercial Alliance of the Palm Beaches, Greater Fort Lauderdale and Treasure Coast and board director of Martin County REALTORS of the Treasure Coast. “What made me get into my line of work was the ability to use all of my skills and help others achieve their goals,” she says. “I completely fell in love with real estate.”
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KITCHEN DESIGN Signature Cabinetry & Design Tina Veil
Tina Veil has been creating kitchen designs throughout Florida, the Caribbean and the United States for 40 years, 29 of them with Signature Cabinetry & Design on U.S. Highway 1 in North Palm Beach. She specializes in space planning – specifically space planning that is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act – and kosher kitchens. “Trends and technology are always on the move, making continuous training imperative,” she says. She draws her inspiration from her clients. “Quite often, clients will ask for the same kitchen I designed for their friend or family member,” she says. “That is a compliment, but as the planning begins, it clearly becomes all about their lifestyle and needs.” She tells her clients that with the colors and styles available today, it’s easy to create a beautiful look. Her goal is equal parts form and function, the end result being a kitchen that is a smart workplace. “Trends in the local area lean toward the creams, whites and soft coastal colors, with transitional elements, but sleek contemporary also is back, highlighted by wood tones, whether natural or laminate,” she says. Signature Cabinetry & Design’s stellar showroom, which she arranged, is where her talented team is ready to meet with those wanting to update their kitchens – and bathrooms – as well as any other spaces needing cabinetry.
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THE ALWAYS CONNECTED PARENT THESE DAYS, RAISING KIDS MEANS CONSTANTLY WORRYING AND RESEARCHING SCREEN TIME, BUT OUR EXPERTS HAVE ADVICE ON HOW TO STAY ON TOP OF IT. By Eric Barton | Photography by Austen Amacker
itting down in a restaurant, that’s when it all so often breaks down, right? All those rules, all your best intentions, they’re forgotten for the sake of sanity. Maybe the little one starts to cry, or the middle kid smacks his brother, or the older one gets moody. The solution to calm the chaos is there, likely tucked away in their little pockets. Time on that tablet or phone can end those stares you’re getting from the next table over. Right at that moment, all the rules you’ve set governing screen time and forbidding devices at dinner are forgotten for the greater good. You likely already know the cost of these compromises. Studies have shown too much screen time can harm children,
including decreased health and self-esteem. But this isn’t one of those stories that’s going to shame you for exposing your kids to technology. In fact, for every study that’s critical of handing tablets and phones to kids, there’s another that says it can be done right. In fact, giving them screen access can improve learning. To help navigate these absolutely confusing parental times, we talked to experts. Not some desk-bound researchers, but local moms on the front lines of the issues of technology versus parenting. They’ve found some answers, and maybe identified problems you didn’t know existed. Their stories just might help you navigate the unchartered waters of raising kids in the era of information.
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Never Stop Learning About Technology
ike a lot of parents these days, Michelle Oyola McGovern finds herself constantly researching the technology her kids might come across. Her girls are 11 and 13, meaning they’re neck-deep in it. The Wellington resident is the former state director to U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and recently started working as the director of government and community relations for Baptist Health South Florida. In what little free time her work has allowed, she reads up on the newest social networking changes, listens to tech-related podcasts and is constantly talking with other parents about what kids are into. She and her husband, John McGovern, don’t have hardand-fast limitations on technology. “My screen time rules are kind of like how we handle chores. When the trash is full, take it out,” McGovern says. “With the phones, I’ll just say, ‘You’ve been on the phone too long. Cut it out.’” She’s right to regulate screen time. Studies have linked time on screens with insomnia, slower social development, reduced self-esteem and weight gain. In short, allow kids to spend too much time on smart devices and you’ll increase their behavioral issues while also harming key relationships. Nearly half of parents say technology has a negative impact on their interactions with their kids at least three times a
day—a number many parents no doubt will think sounds downplayed. To prevent this, McGovern has access to her girls’ phones and constantly monitors their messages and social media posts. When she allowed them on Instagram, she set a rule: the girls were not allowed to post pictures of themselves for the first year. She says it helped in keeping them from getting caught up in the self-obsession of Instagram and also the self-doubt of body image that can result from posting selfies. The rule helped, McGovern says, but she also learned a while into the Instagram experiment that she had failed to monitor part of it: Instagram’s messaging system. “I had no idea I had to monitor that, too,” McGovern says. Then there was the YouTube kerfuffle in her house. Both of her girls are constantly watching videos, and one of their favorites was internet celeb Logan Paul. When Paul posted a video of a dead body he discovered while hiking through a forest in Japan where locals go to take their own lives, McGovern knew she had to intervene. She banned his feed and even threw away a sweatshirt one of the girls had from him. While it wasn’t an easy parenting moment, McGovern tried to turn it around. “We turned it into a conversation,” she says. “I tried to tell them that you have to understand people are human beings and not to make false idols of them, especially YouTube celebrities. We also talked about suicide and the seriousness of the issue. In the end, I think they learned from it.” Not long after, McGovern discovered another new way the girls could communicate: within the shared Google documents they use to do group school projects. Monitoring those messages can be far trickier, requiring McGovern to go deep into the “track-changes” history of anything that has been deleted. “It’s just a constant process of researching what’s new,” McGovern says. “As a parent now, you have to. You really have to.”
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When Learning and Screen Time Rules Cross
n Meg Palumbo’s Wellington household, rules govern the screen time and internet access for her kids. The reason will be obvious to any parent these days. “They get totally addicted,” Palumbo says. As the owner and founder of the Palm Beach Moms Blog, Palumbo spends a lot of time thinking about what defines good parenting. She’s often analyzing the tech access for her three kids. Her boys, 4 and 7, each have an iPad. And already, her 17-month-old daughter is constantly reaching for cell phones and tablets. According to BBC, kids 5 to 16 years old spend more than six hours a day looking at phones, screens or TVs. It’s even more dramatic for teenage boys, who spend eight hours staring at screens. Those numbers are up from just 3.5 hours a day in 1995 and 4.5 hours in 2014. (No doubt kids are learning it from us—adults now average nine hours and 22 minutes a day on screens, half of it on our phones.) A big reason for all that screen time stems from the wide access kids have to screens. A 2017 study found that 42 percent of children younger than 8 years old have a tablet, up from just seven percent in 2013. To curtail her kids’ time on the internet, Palumbo typically restricts them to half-hour blocks on their tablets. Sometimes she’ll allow for longer if she’s cooking dinner and needs some quiet. But the kids are not allowed to pick up screens during dinner. Palumbo uses a program through her internet provider to cut off the Wi-Fi access to her boys’ tablets after a set number of hours a day. She also requires them to use their devices in shared spaces of the house, never locked away
in their rooms alone. “I want to be something of a helicopter mom when it comes to screen time,” Palumbo says. The problem with setting such rules, Palumbo discovered recently, is that the kids are also spending time on screens for school. Palm Beach County schools use what’s called the i-Ready program, and Palumbo says it means students spend an hour or more a day on computers. Then, the program requires 45 minutes a week of math and reading at home. Her kids argue that the time shouldn’t be subtracted from their screen time restrictions, but Palumbo has so far counted it. “It’s a constant battle,” Palumbo says. “They’re always wanting more time, wanting to subtract learning from the total. And I know it’s only going to get worse as they get older.”
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Screen Time Rules vs. Common Sense
hen Kim McGarry was a kid, her parents had a rule that many of a certain age will remember—and will also sound adorably quaint by today’s standards. To monitor conversations she was having with friends, McGarry’s father forbid her from having a phone in her room. So, when her parents left, McGarry would replace their home phone’s short cord with a long one that would stretch into her room. “My dad would come home, and I’d have to run so fast to go replace the cord.” It’s an anecdote McGarry, a food blogger and former teacher who lives in Lake Worth, thinks a lot about in trying to set screen time rules for her two boys, who are 11 and 13. She knows no matter how hard she tries to monitor them, it isn’t be hard for children these days to figure out ways around restrictions. It’s common for parents to set rules for their kids’ access to computers, devices, video games and phones. Help kids set the rules and they’re less likely to complain about the limits, experts say. That begins for many parents by creating a “media plan” that spells out screen time and internet access. The most obvious reason is to keep children from inappropriate content, but restrictions are often geared toward limiting access overall, typically out of a moral belief that too much screen time equals problems. That said, an Oxford University study in December 2017 found no link between screen time restrictions and a kid’s well-being. The study’s author suggested instead parents ought to be “exploring the digital world together” with their children. That’s essentially how McGarry has handled the digital world. From her own experience as a kid, she knows rules can be easily broken or turned into something contentious; she simply follows common sense. When her sons spend too much time on the Xbox, she tells them to stop. When they’ve been on their phone too long, she tells them to go outside. It’s something she says she constantly monitors. It was easier at first, when the boys only had Kindles that could be programmed to shut off after a certain amount of time. She
gave her oldest a cell phone when he started middle school, and so now she’s constantly monitoring his time on it and other devices. “I’m very big on limiting screen time. It’s never at the dinner table, and I’m always telling him to put it away and go outside or have a real conversation with someone,” McGarry says. In some ways it has gotten easier as the boys get older, McGarry says. She no longer needs screens to occupy them when they’re, say, out to dinner, but she does need to constantly remind them to disconnect. The issue is one that weighs on many parents, and McGarry says there’s a pressure and stigma related to kids buried in a screen that she wants to avoid. “As a parent, you always have to be wondering, ‘Should I be doing more?’ ‘Am I making the right decisions on screen time?’ ‘Should I have stricter rules?’” she says. But then she thinks back to those hours she’d spend as a kid on the phone, her secret cord stretched into her bedroom. She turned out all right, and she knows, even with the onslaught of technology at every turn, so will the kids of today.
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Todd’s at EmKo Chef Todd English brings new energy to the Dixie Highway corridor By Melissa Puppo | Photos by Dukins Nelson
he Dixie Highway corridor usually goes under the radar, but with a culinary resurgence, it’s alive and bustling with some of the hottest dining destinations West Palm Beach has seen in years. It’s not downtown nor the island, but that’s what makes this neck of the woods the town’s bestkept secret. To top off the dynamic scene is Todd’s from James Beard award-winning chef Todd English. In January, English launched his namesake inside EmKo Palm Beach, a multipurpose art gallery boasting sculpture gardens and ample artistic attributes, attracting hefty crowds during season for lively dinners and brunches. While Todd’s is a contemporary dining venue today, the building once housed a 1925 Cadillac dealership with a few conversation starters still intact, like the original red and blue stripes on soaring pecky cypress ceilings and an antique convertible freight elevator that transports guests to numerous art-filled spaces. A sculpture of a cheetah sitting on the bar and upbeat music create an unmatched ambiance for diners—all
elements thought up by English and EmKo owner Leo Koel. We recommend a trip to Todd’s for happy hour specials including $10-andunder bites like the T.E. Calamari, Artichoke Tempura and Mini Salmon Cakes with sweet chili sauce and scallions paired with a Blue Thyme cocktail. Stay for a while to savor several signature dishes English has been crafting since his early days in the kitchen. Locals who follow the renowned chef might be familiar with his Old School Tuscan Bolognese or Eggplant Parmigiana. But there are fresh takes as well, such as the Tuna Tartare, which Classic T.E. Burger
blends Asian influences like crispy wonton and sriracha ginger, in addition to a standout, 36-ounce Tomahawk steak. “The idea was to offer a variety of options, as Todd’s is located in the middle of a vibrant neighborhood influenced by creative spaces, such as The Norton, The Armory Art Center or The EmKo Gallery,” English says. Known for his huge portion sizes, there’s a one-pound meatball, which is a mix of veal, pork and beef that’s finished off with San Marzano tomatoes and whipped basil ricotta. English calls it the “super-size of the meatballs,” and it’s a dish he’d make at home during “meatball weekend” watching football with his family. His other pride and joy, and seemingly everyone else’s, is the white chocolate bread pudding. Pass on this dessert at your own peril; it’s a smooth, luscious treat that is best shared with others. “We see people acting like Meg Ryan in the movie ‘When Harry Met Sally,’” English jokes of his indulgent treat. “It’s not uncommon for others to tell the waitstaff: ‘I’ll have what she’s having.’’’ As for English, he’s best known for popping around to tables and shaving truffles onto guests’ plates when he’s in town. He plans to make the Palm Beaches home soon—when he’s not tending to his other restaurants around the world, including in Dubai, New York and Boston. That can only mean more mouth-watering dishes are yet to come.
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WHO: Founder and president of luxury-hospitality company Baybes, Natalia Pieschacon WHAT: The signature Carolina Sweet Tea cocktail; the famous Batch Chicken ‘N’ Waffles of sweet tea brined and fried half-chicken, a homemade cornbread waffle served with chili-thyme honey and bourbon maple butter; the BBQ Jackfruit “Pulled Pork” Sandwich of shredded jackfruit, homemade root beer barbecue sauce, crispy onion straws and homemade pickles on a potato bun; and the new Homemade Chicken Salad Sandwich of pulled smoked chicken, mayo, celery and golden raisins topped with pea sprouts on multigrain bread. WHERE: Batch New Southern Kitchen & Tap / 223 Clematis St., West Palm Beach / 561.708.0000
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The idea to launch the Baybes concept first came to me: just over five years ago. I
had been asked to bartend a private party for my friend’s boss, and I had an absolute blast doing it. I also realized that I was making more money than I would have at my regular bar job. When that event was over I thought to myself, “I need to do this more often. There’s an actual need and a market for this.”
Of all the lavish parties and events we’ve ever partnered with, the one I’ll never forget was: the very first extravagant
event Baybes was ever booked for: a three-day Indian wedding celebration aboard a 220-foot mega-yacht. I was so nervous going in. They had booked more staff than I actually had at that time. There were so many moving parts that I needed to put together to make it work. It really took me out of my comfort zone. I’ll never forget that day, and that’s when it hit me, “OK Natalia, you actually have a real company now.”
What most people probably don’t realize about the company is: the vast major-
ity of these women are coming to us equipped with professional hospitality training and experience from very high-end, very well respected hotels, resorts and establishments. We demand an elevated level of professionalism. Our clients are paying a premium for an elevated hospitality experience. That is the expectation. They not only represent themselves and their own personal brands, but they represent this company, our brand and all of our partners.
native Floridian of Colombian descent, Natalia Pieschacon founded her company in August 2014 at age 23 with no prior business experience. Her company, Baybes, creates a personalized, upscale hospitality experience for lavish parties, high-end corporate gatherings and charitable events that have been attended by celebrities like David Beckham to President Donald Trump. Employing and empowering a team of young women, Pieschacon and Baybes now activate about 230 events annually. A fitness enthusiast and certified personal trainer who enjoys traveling the world, Pieschacon currently resides in Delray Beach.
As a female entrepreneur and the founder of my own company, the best advice I can pass along to others entering the workforce is: to always remain consistent, in
both the good times and the bad times—and trust me there will be plenty of both. Always surround yourself with people that inspire you; that you can learn from. And when it comes to making decisions, never sacrifice your core beliefs.
Carolina Sweet Tea
2 ounces of American Born Dixie Moonshine 1 ounce of unsweetened ice tea .5 ounce fresh lemon juice .75 ounce simple syrup
Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice, shake and strain over fresh crushed ice, garnish with a mint spig and lemon wheel.
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NORTH PALM BEACH Aaron’s Table & Wine Bar 1153 Town Center Dr. Jupiter 561.855.2628 aaronstable.com American restaurant and wine bar by Aaron Fuller, former executive chef at Mar-A-Lago Club. Casual, farmhouse chic setting with chef-inspired dishes, unique wines and the best ingredients prepared with love.
Barcello 11603 US Highway North Palm Beach 561.660.8222 barcellonpb.com Barcello offers an extensive upscale, contemporary menu that includes pasta, pizza, salads, meat, chicken and fish. Large selection of American and worldly wines, craft beer and cocktails.
Bluefire Grill 4000 RCA Blvd. Palm Beach Gardens 561.622.8888 marriott.com This American restaurant located at Palm Beach Gardens Marriott features delicious steaks, seafood, pasta dishes and more.
Blue Marlin Grille Shoppes of Oakbrook Plaza 11658 U.S. Hwy. 1 Palm Beach Gardens 561.331.8989 bluemarlinpbg.com Delight in Italian, fresh, and contemporary cuisine in a sophisticated dining ambiance with white leather upholstery and blue lighting as well as a full service lounge.
Bricktops 2373 PGA Blvd. Palm Beach Gardens 561.530.4313 bricktops.com This waterfront restaurant boasts a tiki bar and outside lounge overlooking the Intracoastal. The menu is eclectic and diverse ranging from Scottish salmon to chicken Milanese and baby back ribs.
Buonasera Ristorante 2145 S. U.S. Hwy. 1 Jupiter 561.744.0543 buonaserajupiter1993. com Fine Northern Italian cuisine is offered in an elegant, intimate environment. The restaurant serves the freshest ingredients, the finest Italian food and unparalleled personal attention.
Cabo Flats Cantina & Tequila Bar 1352 S. U.S. Hwy. 1 Jupiter 561.320.9644 caboflats.com Dedicated to serving the finest Mexican food and drinks from the freshest ingredients at a reasonable price, from tacos to burritos and signature dishes to the huge, delicious margaritas and craft cocktails.
Café Chardonnay 4533 PGA Blvd. Palm Beach Gardens 561.627.2662 cafechardonnay.com Offering award-winning American cuisine in a casual, elegant environment. The finest local fish and best local produce garnered them the “Distinguished Restaurant of North America” award. Extensive wine list.
Carmines Coal Fired Pizza 4575 Military Trail Jupiter 561.340.3930 CarminesCFP.com Committed to delivering a true Italian experience ala Florence or Milan. This casual restaurant has an eclectic atmosphere inside. Or you can dine al fresco under the palm trees. The pizzas are cooked in a 900 degree coal fired oven, producing a perfectly crispy crust.
Carmine’s La Trattoria 2401 PGA Boulevard Palm Beach Gardens 561.775.0186 CarminesLa Trattoria.com The waterfront ambiance is a perfect back drop for your fine Italian dining experience. A beautiful, private room is also available for parties up to 50.
Carmine’s Ocean Grill & Sushi Bar
The Cooper Craft Kitchen & Bar
2401 PGA Blvd., Ste. 160 Palm Beach Gardens 561.472.7900 carminesog.com This fantastic seafood restaurant, which was once Umi’s Fish Bar, has tantalizing sushi dishes, mouth-watering raw bar selections and classic Ocean Grill signature dishes.
PGA Commons 4610 PGA Blvd. Ste. 100 Palm Beach Gardens 561.622.0032 thecooperrestaurant. com Sustainable, environmentally conscious food in a contemporary setting, with unparalleled service. Inspired by fresh ingredients that are locally sourced and mindfully prepared. Offering artisan cocktails, wines and microbrewed draft beers.
Casa Mia Trattoria & Pizzeria 337 E. Indiantown Rd. Suite E10 | Jupiter 561.972.6888 casamiajupiter.com Featuring only authentically-Italian, from scratch recipes made from quality ingredients, including wood-fired pizzas, seafood pastas, delectable desserts and a great wine selection, Casa Mia specializes in every aspect of great Italian cooking. We have many specials and a fun happy hour to boot.
CG Burgers by Carmine 4575 Military Trail Jupiter 561.340.3940 CGBurgers.com With a casual rustic ambiance, they offers big, juicy, burgers, grilled to perfection, including the Wagyu Beef Burger, Fresh White Meat Turkey or Chicken Burger, Bison Burger or Vegetarian Burger and salad bar.
Christopher’s Kitchen 4783 PGA Blvd. Palm Beach Gardens 561.318.6191 christopherskitchen fl.com More than just a great restaurant, this is a gathering place where the health conscious of South Florida can experience refreshing, creative and healthful cuisine in a warm and friendly setting. Experience an unrelenting passion for the finest living foods.
Coolinary Cafe 4650 Donald Ross Rd. Suite 110 Palm Beach Gardens 561.249.6760 coolinarycafe.com If you are looking for something a little exotic and different the Coolinary Cafe, a Tim Lipman restaurant, is cooking it up a notch or two and taking things to a new level. From rabbit tacos with fresh coriander to cinnamon-chipotle-rubbed duck and carrot cake waffles for dessert this place is full of surprises.
The Dive Bar 318 S. U.S. Hwy. 1 Jupiter 561.747.4767 divebarrestaurant.com Decompress at this unique restaurant, designed to provide you with an amazing dining experience as well as an education about Florida’s waters, complete with fish tanks. Fresh seafood, sushi, pastas.
Divino Ristorante Italiano Oaktree Plaza 11585 U.S. Hwy. 1 N. #312 North Palm Beach 561.721.2250 divinopalmbeach.com firstname.lastname@example.org Old World authenticity with dishes that raise the bar on flavor. Seafood, soups, salads and fresh pasta dishes, as well as ample varieties of poultry, veal and beef entrées. Our wine list boasts some of the finest wines from Italy and Napa.
Evo Authentic Italian Cuisine 150 N. U.S. Hwy. 1 Tequesta 561.745.2444 evoitalian.com Chef Erik uses only the freshest and finest quality ingredients available, including Italian imports such as extra virgin olive oil, San Marzano tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella, pasta, a variety of olives and aged Italian cheeses.
Fresh Nation 891 Donald Ross Rd. Juno Beach 561.318.5371 gofreshnation.com Quick-serve, clean, delicious food made from exceptional ingredients. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Meet your health goals on the run. Nutrition and fitness consults available. Eat in, take out, delivery and catering. Live Fresh. Eat Fresh. Love Fresh.
Garden City Café Plaza La Mer 805 Donald Ross Rd. Juno Beach 561.624.7944 gardencitycafepga.com Serving the finest Continental Cuisine in the Palm Beaches! Scott Guli, the Executive Chef has been cooking for 40 years and hand picks his meats and fish. He adds a unique, nouveau twist to each of his dishes ensuring unique flavors, quality, consistency, and pristine service. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Sunday Brunch and live music.
Guanabanas 960 N. Highway A1A Jupiter 561.747.8878 guanabanas.com Opened by Jupiter surfers as a sandwich shop in 2004, Guanabanas has become an institution in Northern Palm Beach County. Lush, tropical setting, great Caribbean cuisine and cocktails and live music.
Hog Snappers 279 U.S. 1 | Tequesta 713 U.S. 1 | North Palm Beach 421 U.S. 1 | Stuart 800.335.HOGS hogsnappers.com Casual dining restaurant with an award-winning cuisine. With its fusion of Latin, Caribbean and Eastern Pacific flavors, the menu is as diverse as it is delicious.
Ironwood Steak & Seafood PGA National Resort & Spa 400 Ave. of the Champions Palm Beach Gardens 561.627.4852 ironwoodpga.com Ideal day or night dining destination. Indulge in contemporary American dishes, locally-caught seafood, decadent desserts, innovative beverage mixology and one of the most impressive wine lists in South Florida.
Jetty’s Waterfront Restaurant 1075 N. Highway A1A Jupiter 561.743.8166 jettysjupiter.com Location. Location. Location. Enjoy delicious seafood and stunning views overlooking the Jupiter Lighthouse.
Jumby Bay Island Grill Downtown Abacoa 1203 Town Center Dr. #101 | Jupiter 561.630.2030 jumbybayisland grill.com
In the heart of Downtown Abacoa, they are known for tropically-inspired dishes, generous cocktails, dog friendly patio and relaxed beach house feel, Jumby Bay has been rated “Excellent” by Zagat. Kids EAT FREE Monday and Tuesday with an adult entrée purchase.
La Masseria – Authentic Italian Cuisine 5520 PGA Boulevard Suite 104 Palm Beach Gardens 561.660.8272 lamasseriapbg.com Inspired by Puglia’s ancient farmhouses, La Masseria brings a taste of Italy from its original location in the heart of Manhattan to sunny South Florida.
Limoncello Ristorante 2000 PGA Blvd., Suite 3110 Palm Beach Gardens 561.622.7200 limoncellopbg.com Limoncello is an upscale Italian restaurant serving fresh pastas made in-house daily, meats, fish and seafood, and celebrated Italian classics. Extensive wine list from Italy and around the world.
Little Moir’s Food Shack 103 S. U.S. Hwy. 1 Jupiter 561.741.3626 littlemoirsfoodshack. com Cool and creative, this neighborhood delight has become a destination eatery for many.
The Parched Pig 4580 Donald Ross Rd. #100 | Palm Beach Gardens 561.360.3063 The watering hole counterpart to Coolinary Cafe, chef Tim Lipman’s latest endeavor is a craft beer and wine bar serving local and regional craft beers, elevated global wines by the bottle or glass, and bites like cold water oysters, specialty toasts, and charcuterie and cheese.
The Parisian Restaurant & Wine Bar Cineopolis Movie Theater Plaza 201 N. U.S. Hwy. 1 Jupiter | 561.360.2224 theparisian restaurant.com Modern brasserie featuring exclusive French wine and updated French cuisine classics, serving freshly-made main dishes and desserts. Allow us to take you on a trip to Paris with our stunning
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Paris In Town Le Bistro 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave. Ste. 4101 Palm Beach Gardens 561.622.1616 parisintown bistro.com The fantastic menu items include steak au poivre, boeuf bourguignon, soupe a l’oignon, escargots, coq au vin, pâté, wine, bread, cheese, espresso, café au lait and more… in a relaxed, informal and casual atmosphere.
Pelican Cafe – Full Bar & Live Music 612 US Highway 1 Lake Park 561.842.7272 thepelicancafe.com Upscale American fare and Italian favorites from Eggs Benedict, Panini sandwiches, homemade Tuscan Pizza, Veal Chops, and Lobster Ravioli. Hearty breakfasts and reasonable priced lunches and dinners. family-owned, great food in a relaxed atmosphere.
Prosecco Café 4580 PGA Blvd. Palm Beach Gardens 561.622.3222 proseccocafe.com Contemporary and sustainable cuisine with Mediterranean and Asian accents. Variety of entrees and tapas, fresh baked goods, salads, sandwiches and flat breads, creamy gelato, and a great selection of Prosecco, wine, and beer.
Portobello Italian Ristorante 351 US Hwy. 1 Jupiter 561.748.3224 portobello jupiter.com Portobello is the kind of place that can be your home away from home. The smell of spices and authentic Italian cooking fill the air while the Portobello staff displays top notch hospitality and service to ensure you leave happy.
Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar 5090 PGA Blvd. Palm Beach Gardens 561.623.0127 roccostacos.com An upscale upbeat Mexican-themed bar and eatery. Relish the
tableside guacamole, which features Rocco’s secret spice blend.
Sailfish Marina Restaurant 98 Lake Drive Palm Beach Shores 561.842.8449 sailfishmarina.com/ restaurant Indulge in waterfront dining at its finest where fresh local seafood is served, from Abaco grouper and dolphin to Florida spiny lobster and stone crabs.
Saito’s Japanese Restaurant 700 S. Rosemary Ave. West Palm Beach 561.296.8881 4675 PGA Blvd. Palm Beach Gardens 561.202.6888 A hibachi and sushi bar where meals are made right before your eyes. Serving lunch and dinner daily.
Savory Spoto’s Oyster Bar & Bluepoint Lounge
1095 N. Highway A1A Jupiter 561.406.2210 utikibeach.com Waterfront restaurant with a tropical sand beach, open-air restaurant, stage for entertainment, and fun bar areas for relaxing. Casual menu includes Caribbean seafood, lobster rolls, sushi rolls, steamed oysters and wings.
PGA Commons 4520 PGA Blvd. Ste. 100 Palm Beach Gardens 844.842.2632 vicandangelos.com Serving scrumptious, rustic Italian cuisine in a warm and welcoming setting at PGA Commons. Standouts include crispy, thin-crust pizzas, house-made pasta, fresh fish and seafood, and enticing veal, chicken, and beef entrees.
1111 Love St. Jupiter 561.575.0252 squaregrouper.net This local landmark is a little piece of paradise with wide-water views of the Jupiter Inlet and its famous lighthouse. Great place to come for drinks and a snack from its light menu while you watch the parade of boats go by.
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Sinclair’s Ocean Grill 5 N. Highway A1A Jupiter 561.745.7120 jupiterbeachresort. com/dining Located at the Jupiter Beach Resort, dine on gourmet meals in the informal elegance of this tropical atmosphere. This American, Caribbean, Seafood, Steakhouse is Jupiter’s only oceanfront restaurant.
4560 PGA Blvd. Palm Beach Gardens 561.776.9448 131 SW Flagler Ave. Stuart | 772.220.7772 spotosoyster bar.com A unique blend of Caribbean, Asian and North American Cuisines, featuring Blue Point oysters, Littleneck clams from Cape Cod, Yellowfin Tuna, and Yellowtail Snapper.
5530 PGA Blvd. Palm Beach Gardens 561.425.5651 salute2u.com Upscale, comfy-chic restaurant, bar, and wine and liquor market. Where Napa Valley meets Palm Beach, offering great food, fine wines, and craft cocktails and beer. Lunchtime guests can enjoy gourmet sandwiches, salads and small plates. 11611 Ellison Wilson Road Palm Beach Gardens 561.625.5852 seasons52.com Experience the sensational flavors of a seasonally inspired menu, all containing fewer than 500 calories and an award-winning international wine list. Casual, sophisticated ambiance.
4645 PGA Blvd. Palm Beach Gardens 561.630.3660 3forks.com Sophisticated steakhouse with a club-like ambiance with an elegant bar & lounge. Serving only the top 2% of all prime beef and ocean-fresh seafood along with local favorites all with personal, professional service.
126 Soundings Ave. Ste. 2 | Jupiter 561.406.6631 tommybahama.com/ restaurants/jupiter Located at Harbourside Place, this is a perfect spot for lunch, dinner, or happy hour. Featuring fresh local seafood, regional produce and handcrafted cocktails, you can dine al fresco on the outdoor patio.
Uncle Eddie’s Ristorante Bluffs Square Shoppes 4050 S. U.S. Hwy. 1 Ste. #307 | Jupiter 561.508.7799 uncleeddiesristorante. com Owned by a native New Yorker and restaurateur, Eddie’s passion is cooking deliciously authentic Italian cuisine passed down through generations in a comfortable and attractive atmosphere.
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CENTRAL PALM BEACH Angle 100 S. Ocean Blvd. Manalapan 561.540.4924 anglerestaurant.com The signature restaurant located at Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, features contemporary American cuisine using locally sourced and sustainable ingredients influenced by our region.
Atlantic Bar & Grill Four Seasons Resort 2800 S. Ocean Blvd. 561.582.2800 fourseasons.com Enjoy refreshing tropical drinks and traditional poolside favorites from around the world at the ocean’s edge.
Avocado Grill 125 Datura St. West Palm Beach 561.623.0822 avocadogrillwpb.com Small plates of seasonal, locavoredriven fare and a full raw bar. The menu includes house-made desserts and a sophisticated collection of wine, beer, and signature libations.
Bar Louie 200 Clematis St. West Palm Beach 561.228.5220 barlouie.com
Eclectic urban bar filled with nightlife photography and other local architectural touches. Famous for their handcrafted signature martinis, exceptional American fare and small plates, burgers and sandwiches.
Il Bellagio 600 S. Rosemary Ave. Ste. 170 West Palm Beach 561.659.6160 ilbellagiocity place.com Like dining in an authentic Italian “piazza.” Directly facing the spectacular City Place courtyard fountains, the restaurant serves authentic Italian cuisine in a casual, vibrant atmosphere
Belle & Maxwell’s 3700 S. Dixie Hwy. West Palm Beach 561.832.4449 belleand maxwells.com This bistro cafe takes great pride in preparing its foods and proudly supports local farmers and businesses in town. The menu offers flat breads, pastas, chicken and a wide variety of salads and desserts.
Bice Ristorante 313 Worth Ave. Palm Beach 561.835.1600 palmbeach.bice group.com Enjoy excellent Northern Italian cuisine in a setting that makes you feel like family.
Breeze Ocean Kitchen 100 S. Ocean Blvd. Manalapan 561.540.4924 eaupalmbeach.com/ dining This oceanfront eatery located at Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa features true Floridian cuisine, local craft brews, a nightly Tapas Hour, and a Bloody Mary bar and Veuve specials on weekends.
Buccan 350 S. County Road Palm Beach 561.833.3450 buccanpalmbeach.com Acclaimed Chef Clay Conley’s creation, Buccan is a high-end bistro, featuring progressive American cuisine in a casually sophisticated setting.
Café Boulud 301 Australian Avenue Palm Beach 561.655.6060 thebraziliancourt.com/ cafe-boulud Featuring French-American cuisine by award winning Chef, Daniel Boulud and Executive Chef, Rick Mace in a casually elegant style. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Available for banquets and special events.
Café Des Beaux-Arts Flagler Museum 1 Whitehall Way Palm Beach 561.655.2833 flaglermuseum.us Located in the beautiful Flagler Kenan Pavilion and featuring an array of delicacies and refreshments like gourmet tea sandwiches, traditional scones, and sweets complemented by the Flagler Museum’s own Whitehall Special Blend™ tea, and served on exquisite Whitehall Collection™ china.
Café L’Europe 331 S. County Road Palm Beach 561.655.4020 cafeleurope.com This fine dining establishment radiates warmth and hospitality. Serving Continental cuisine and an extensive wine list.
Café Sapori 205 Southern Blvd. West Palm Beach 561.805.7313 cafesapori.com Café Sapori offers an assortment of flavors from Northern and Southern Italy in an upbeat and elegant ambiance. Experience traditional and modern cuisine in the courtyard “al fresco” or for a romantic evening under the stars.
City Cellar Wine Bar & Grill 700 S. Rosemary Ave. Ste. 218 West Palm Beach 561.366.0071 citycellarwpb.com City Cellar offers multi-ethnic dishes from pizza and pasta to steak and sea bass, served in an urban setting surrounded by a magnificent glass enclosed award-winning 10,000-bottle wine collection.
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E.R. Bradley’s Saloon 104 Clematis St. West Palm Beach 561.833.3520 erbradleys.com Established in 1984, E.R. Bradley’s is a Palm Beach tradition offering delicious meals, beautiful views and balmy breezes with reasonable prices.
The Flagler Steakhouse 2 S. County Road Palm Beach 561.659.8488 thebreakers.com Located at The Breakers Hotel, the Flagler Steakhouse offers mouth-watering, handcut, aged prime steaks in a unique setting with panoramic views of the fairway.
HMF At The Breakers One South County Rd. Palm Beach
561.290.0104 hmfpalmbeach.com The place for social drinking and eating. Named for The Breakers’ founding father, Henry Morrison Flagler, this thrillingly glamorous retreat is an ode to the golden era of Palm Beach, with all of its high style and unapologetic decadence.
The Italian Restaurant 1 S. County Road Palm Beach 561.659.8488 thebreakers.com Located at The Breakers Hotel, enjoy home-style cooking in a warm and relaxed atmosphere. They offer aromatic pizzas baked in brick ovens as well as a variety of fresh salads, homemade pastas and other classic dishes.
Kitchen 319 Belvedere Rd. West Palm Beach 561.249.2281 kitchenpb.com A contemporary American Brasserie focusing on passionately prepared, refined and flavorful flare with warm and welcoming service. Passion, discipline and the constant pursuit of
191 Bradley Place Palm Beach 561.354.9800 meatmarket.net A sexier, more glamorous take on the traditional steak house, Meat Market is a dynamic offering of what’s great now; reflecting cuts of meat, delicate seafood and produce available and offered on a daily, weekly or seasonal basis.
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Herb and Dijon Crusted Rack of Lamb Macadamia Crusted Yellowtail Snapper Pan Roasted Veal Chop, Wild Mushroom Risotto & a Brandy Morel Sauce Fire Roasted Black Grouper over Lobster Risotto Carbonara with Kai Kai Farms Sweet Peas, and Applewood Smoked Bacon.
230A Sunrise Ave. Palm Beach 561.802.4222 echopalmbeach.com Rich, sleek, seductive and irresistible ... this Asian-inspired restaurant is calling your name.
This American Brasserie, brought to you by the New England restaurant team behind Nantucket’s Galley Beach and Afterhouse Wine and Seafood Bar, offers a seasonally-inspired menu based on regional farms and local seafood availability.
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The Leopard Lounge Restaurant 363 Cocoanut Row Palm Beach 561.659.5800 chesterfieldpb.com/ dining Located in The Chesterfield Hotel, it offers eclectic menus that combine classic English, American and international dishes as well as some distinct Asian influences.
Lynora’s 207 Clematis St. West Palm Beach 561.899.3117 1548 N. U.S. Hwy. 1 Jupiter | 561.203.2702 Market | 3301 S. Dixie Hwy. West Palm Beach 561.444.3391 lynoras.com Classic Italian dishes with a modern outlook! Also featuring small plates and authentic wood oven pizzas prepared in sight.
MAVEN 207 Royal Poinciana Way Palm Beach 561.220.9641 MavenPalmBeach.com
777 S. Flagler Drive West Palm Beach 561.835.9664 mortons.com/ palmbeach Morton’s is an upscale steakhouse that also offers an extensive seafood menu. Highlights include the porterhouse steak, Cajun rib eye scallops, crab cakes, and the seafood mac and cheese.
Oceanfront Cabana Dining 100 S. Ocean Blvd. Manalapan 561.533.6000 ritzcarlton.com Located at Eau Palm Beach Resort, dine right on the Atlantic Ocean with your own private cabana and a special menu from the chef that can be customized to your every desire.
Palm Beach Grill 340 Royal Poinciana Way Palm Beach 561.835.1077 hillstone.com A lively and vibrant spot, Palm Beach Grill offers a truly delectable cuisine. Go for the ribs or steaks with your choice of wine, or just relish the fish preparations with red snapper or Dover sole.
PB Catch 251 Sunrise Ave. Palm Beach 561.655.5558 pbcatch.com This upscale raw bar and seafood restaurant has a creative menu that is full of flavor with something for everyone.
Pistache 101 N. Clematis St., #115 West Palm Beach 561.833.5090 pistachewpb.com Parisian-style French bistro with a Mediterranean twist. Serving simple, delicious meals made with fresh, local and imported products in an upbeat atmosphere with a European flair.
Renato’s Restaurant 87 Via Mizner Palm Beach 561.655.9752 renatospalm beach.com Renato’s offers an upscale and elegant European dining experience accented by soft lighting and elegant décor. Vast and eclectic menu showcasing an impressive selection of continental cuisine with Italian flair.
Rhythm Café 3800 S. Dixie Hwy. Ste. A West Palm Beach 561.833.3406 rhythmcafe.cc Located in a converted 1950s drugstore, Rhythm Café has been treating the fabulous people of West Palm Beach to the finest creative home-style cuisine since 1988.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House 651 Okeechobee Blvd. West Palm Beach 561.514.3544 661 U.S. Highway 1 North Palm Beach 561.863.0660 ruthschris.com Visit Ruth’s Chris Steak House for the finest cuts of USDA Prime beef served sizzling on 500-degree plates, award-winning wines and an unforgettable night.
The Seafood Bar At The Breakers 1 S. County Road Palm Beach 877.724.3188 thebreakers.com This popular oceanfront seafood restaurant and raw bar features fresh fish, clams, oysters, lobster, shrimp and delectable chowders.
Table 427 427 Northwood Rd. West Palm Beach 561.506.8211 table427.com Continental cuisine that is seasonal and farm
fresh. It’s what happens when flavor and simplicity connects. Authentic masterpieces of the continental cuisine in historic Northwood Village!
Table 26 Palm Beach 1700 S. Dixie Hwy. West Palm Beach 561.855.2660 table26palm beach.com With exceptionally delicious comfort food dishes to bring you back to the basics of Global cuisine, this unique neighborhood eatery has a full-service bar and complimentary valet.
Ta-Boo 221 Worth Ave. Palm Beach | 561.835.3500 taboorestaurant.com A legendary American bistro and bar with a reputation for great food.
Temple Orange Mediterranean Bistro 100 S. Ocean Blvd. Manalapan | 561.540.4923 templeorange restaurant.com Located at Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, Temple Orange Mediterranean Bistro offers contemporary American cuisine with Mediterranean flavors. The restaurant features oceanfront indoor and outdoor casual dining with magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean.
Testa’s Restaurant 221 Royal Poinciana Way Palm Beach 561.832.0992 testasrestaurants.com This landmark restaurant has a history of serving the beautiful island of Palm Beach since 1921. Dine on traditional American food with a great selection of seafood in an old Florida atmosphere.
Trevini Ristorante 290 Sunset Ave. Palm Beach 561.833.3883 treviniristorante.com Tucked in behind Saks Fifth Avenue at the courtyard of the historic Bradley Park Hotel, Trevini Ristorante is just like an Italian villa with both its indoor and outdoor seating.
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Your guide to upcoming, must-attend philanthropy events.
SEPT. 1 Palm Beach Cardinals vs. Florida Fire Frogs; 10:30 a.m.; Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium; Ticket prices vary; rogerdeanchevroletstadium.com SEPT. 1 TO 30 Flavor Palm Beach; Times, locations and prices vary; flavorpb.com
Sept. 13 Highballs and Hibiscus honorary chairs Jessica and Nicholas Mastroianni lll and co-chairs Jeanmarie Connor and Nika Ciarfella
SEPT. 14 TO 16 South Florida Fall Boat Show; 9 a.m.; Expo Center at the South Florida Fairgrounds; Ticket prices vary; 10times.com
SEPT. 13 Highballs and Hibiscus; 7 p.m. to midnight; Trump National Golf Club; $300; jmcfoundation.org
SEPT. 18 United Way of Palm Beach County Breakfast of Champions; 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.; Kravis Center Cohen Pavilion; unitedwaypbc.org
SEPT. 13 Screen on the Green; Centennial Square; 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.; The Great Lawn; Free; wpb.org
SEPT. 21 Burger & Beer 5K Bash; 6:15 p.m.; Dreher Park; Ticket prices vary; raceroster.com
SEPT. 7 Race for the Red and Blue; 7:30 a.m.; Wellington Amphitheatre; Tickets from $25; wellington5k.com
SEPT. 14 Taste History Culinary Tour West Palm Beach/Lake Worth; 11 a.m.; Macyâ€™s Boynton Beach; Ticket prices vary; tastehistoryculinarytours.org
SEPT. 21 Palm Beach Hawks Casino Night Fundraiser; 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Palm Beach National Golf & Country Club; Tickets from $40; palmbeachnational.com
SEPT. 8 The Palm Beach Wedding Expo; 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.; Riviera Beach Marina Village Event Center; Tickets from $8; marinavillagepalmbeach.com
SEPT. 14 TO 15 Marine and Tropical Art Festival and Craft Show; 9 a.m.; Expo Center at the South Florida Fairgrounds; $7; southfloridafair.com
SEPT. 21 TO 22 Encore Dancesport Competition; Times vary; Eau Palm Beach Resort and Spa; Tickets from $35; eaupalmbeach.com
SEPT. 5 Chasenâ€™ Tailz KDW Fishing Tournament; 6 p.m.; Harbourside Place; Prices vary; chasentailz.com SEPT. 5 Clematis by Night; 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Centennial Square; Free; festivalnet.com SEPT. 7 Cupcake for a Cause 5K; 7 a.m.; John Prince Park; $30; trisignup.com
SEPT. 25 Kids Crawl; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Downtown at the Gardens; Free; jupiterfamilyfun.com
Sept. 26 Erin Devlin of Downtown at the Gardens and Karen Erren of Palm Beach County Food Bank
SEPT. 26 A Magical Night to Fight Hunger; 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Downtown at the Gardens; $75; downtownatthegardens.com SEPT. 28 Poolside Pilates; 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.; Hilton West Palm Beach; Free; palmbeachchamber.com
Note: Dates and times may change. Please contact the individual organization for the most up-to-date information.
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ARC OF PALM BEACH COUNTY COWBOY BALL
THE CAUSE: Guests dressed in country-chic attire for The Arc of Palm Beach Countyâ€™s signature event, the Cowboy Ball, hosted at the Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach. More than 250 supporters helped fund programs that empower children and adults with disabilities and their families. PHOTOS BY TRACEY BENSON PHOTOGRAPHY
1. Tamra FitzGerald and Monique Brechter 2. Mark and Christine Petranchuk with Beth and Travis Blocker 3. Barbara Campbell, Kimberly McCarten and Bobby Campbell 4. Ray and Tarry Graziotto 5. Patti and Jack McDonald
BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF PALM BEACH COUNTY BAREFOOT ON THE BEACH THE CAUSE: The Breakers Beach Club served as the backdrop to the 18th annual Barefoot on the Beach event, which raised more than $550,000 for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County. Attendees danced the night away in chic white attire and enjoyed a cocktail hour and dinner with a live auction.
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1. Tom Quick, Chuck Schumacher and Kim Fonseca 2. Nicole and Keith Williams 3. Maria Marchetti and Adriana Burger 4. Taylor and Kayla Collins 5. Lesly S. Smith and Danielle H. Moore
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CLUB COLETTE DINNER
THE CAUSE: Milly and Patrick Park and Nancy and Bill Rollnick hosted an elegant dinner reception at Club Colette for Cleveland Clinic Florida high-level supporters. Gala contributions toward the successful “A Night in Monte Carlo” ball raised $1.4 million for the health care system. PHOTOS BY CAPEHART
1. Patrick and Milly Park with Wael Barsoum 2. Gerry Cafaro and Connie Frankino 3. Nancy and Bill Rollnick 4. Al and Linda Adelson 5. Kathryn and Leo Vecellio
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FURRY FRIENDS DENIM, WHITE DIAMONDS & PAWS GALA THE CAUSE: A record-breaking 200 people gathered at Admirals Cove to raise money during the Furry Friends Denim, White Diamonds & Paws Gala. This year, Furry Friends awarded the inaugural Hero for Animals CIGO award to Herb Baum.
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1. Charles Modia, Pat Deshong and Joe Namath 2. Egle Gentile, Hailey Linca, Jack Hanna and Julie Rutter 3. Herb and Karen Baum, Rich Rose and Pat Deshong 4. Linda Mennen, Mara Schainuck and Ansley Dileo 5. Steve and Louise Macht with Carol and Kevin Eagan
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GRACE NOTES FOUNDATION PAELLA DINNER
THE CAUSE: Supporters gathered at a private home in Palm Beach Gardens for a paella dinner and fundraiser to support Grace Notes Foundation, which provides scholarships for music lessons to children in need. Music students who benefit from the foundation entertained guests. PHOTOS BY ANDY BROWN
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1. Eileen Acello, Sandra Baran and Christine Stone 2. Jen Duke, Andrea Weiler and Sue and Todd Hughes 3. Frank Baran and Matt Baran 4. Patti Olitsky, Susan Rodberg, Sandra Baran and Constance Holmes 5. Aurora Leyva, Alonda Levya and Ani Battifarano
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HANLEY FOUNDATION FAMILY PICNIC THE CAUSE: The annual event took place at The National Croquet Center and raised funds for research-based prevention programs in public and private schools, including many schools in Palm Beach County. Families enjoyed lunch on the Croquet Center’s terrace in addition to games for the whole family.
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1. Melissa Rooney and Kelly Rooney 2. Cade Jette, Kale Jette, Cerys Jette and Kai Li Fouts Jette 3. Reigan Ciarfella, Colin Ciarfella, Mark Ciarfella, Lily Ciarfella and Nika Ciarfella 4. Mike Hanley and Sarah Cortvriend 5. Spencer Schneider, James and Taylor Schneider and Wesley Schneider
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JUPITER MEDICAL CENTER FOUNDATION BLACK-TIE BALL
THE CAUSE: Jupiter Medical Center Foundation held its 43rd annual Black-Tie Ball at The Breakers with the region’s top philanthropists, business icons and JMC’s biggest supporters in attendance. Monies raised will fund the future state-ofthe-art Surgical Institute at Jupiter Medical Center. PHOTOS BY LILA PHOTO
1. Brenna Tiano, Chris Seifter, Jennifer Saville and Sal Tiano 2. Marty and Tesa Dytrych 3. Madai Ortiz-Santiago and Jose Fragoso 4. Tom Quick and Liv Vesely 5. Lee and Jeff Alderton
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KIDSANCTUARY LUNCHEON AND FASHION SHOW THE CAUSE: KidSanctuary Campus hosted its luncheon and runway fashion show with The Gardens Mall as the fashion presenter at the Mar-a-Lago Club. More than 380 guests attended the sold-out event in support of local foster care children.
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1. Mary Ellen Pate, Debra Tornaben and Elaine Chirico 2. Donna Peters and Lesley Pincus 3. Lois Pope and Connie Frankino 4. Suzi Goldsmith, Barbara Sherry, Wendy Roberts, Mary Ellen Pate and Desiree Mufson 5. Kimberly Kent, Amy Acierno, Robin Adler and Guia Wells
KRAVIS CENTER CORPORATE PARTNERS BUSINESS SPEAKERS SERIES
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THE CAUSE: Legendary investor and philanthropist Lee Cooperman addressed a full house as the Kravis Center held its second Corporate Partners Business Speakers Series. Jeffrey A. Stoops interviewed Cooperman and addressed investment strategies, career setbacks and philanthropy. PHOTOS BY CAPEHART
1. Jeffrey A. Stoops, Lee Cooperman and John Kessler 2. Mike Bracci, Jane Mitchell, Alex Dreyfoos and Bill Meyer 3. William Lickle and Gary Lickle 4. Dave Robb and Eileen Berman 5. Judy Mitchell and George Elmore
LUNAFEST FILM FESTIVAL THE CAUSE: The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University hosted the LUNAFEST Film Festival. This year’s presentation featured eight award-winning short films by, for and about women.
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1. Sam Boyd, Sam Boyd III and Nadine and Gene Tallia 2. Liz Holland and Barbara McConaghy Johnson 3. Patricia Wecht and Sue Sandler 4. Billie Lillie and Mary Baker 5. Shokal Tyler, Donna Carbone, Carmen Magri, Judie Wilcox, Zoe D’Hurieux and Joan D’Hurieux
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MORSELIFE LITERARY SOCIETY BREAKFAST
THE CAUSE: MorseLife held its third and final Literary Society Breakfast of the season at The Colony Palm Beach with featured speaker Kamila Shamsie who won the 2018 Women’s Prize for Fiction. PHOTOS BY CAPEHART
1. Barbara Dilsheimer, Susan Eiseman and Nancy Dephoure 2. Kamila Shamsie, Keith Myers and Cynthia Berenson 3. Mona Davis and Jill Sirulnick 4. Anne Bloom and Ginny Edlavitch 5. Beth Goldberg and Nancy Brown
SEARS INSTITUTE ‘A NIGHT WITH JOE NAMATH’ THE CAUSE: The Sears Institute for Anti-Aging Medicine welcomed football legend Joe Namath who shared with the crowd details of his anti-aging secrets, including a hyperbaric chamber similar to the one offered at the Sears Institute. More than 200 people attended the event and received copies of Joe Namath jerseys and footballs signed by the legendary hall-of-famer.
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1. April Wehle and Emily Jones 2. Joe Namath and Al Sears 3. Brandi Murray, Reggie Murray and Audrey Wilkenson 4. Clay Grubman, Barbara Sears and Carlene Grubman 5. Al Sears and Paul Reillo
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SELFLESS LOVE FOUNDATION GALA
THE CAUSE: Selfless Love Foundation hosted its second annual gala at the Norton Museum of Art to celebrate more than 150 children who have been matched with families, along with the successes of former foster youth who are furthering their educations and taking on new careers. PHOTOS BY CARLA AZZATA PHOTOGRAPHY AND CHANTAL LAWRIE
1. Ron Frankel, Sherri Greenberg and Brandon and Lee Ackerman 2. Mark and Tiffani Dhooge 3. Evan and Melissa Darnell 4. Pedro A. Serrano, Carmen I. Bigles, Shelby Mahan and Todd Devin 5. Scott and Kristen Zankl
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THE CAUSE: St. Jude hosted its 10th annual Palm Beach Dinner at Club Colette featuring the St. Jude “ABC’s of Cancer” wall where patients created artwork out of letters, expressing 26 different perspectives of living with cancer through art. Hannah Kate shared her journey through childhood cancer and becoming cancer-free thanks to St. Jude.
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1. Talbott Maxey, Tom Quick and Lourdes Fanjul 2. Janet Levy and Soula Rifkin 3. Flint Johns, Stephanie Johns and Hanna Kate Johns 4. Pepe Jr. and Lourdes Fanjul 5. Susan and Dom Telesco
last month edition of the Sunday New York Times had a special section telling you everything you didn’t want to hear about the decline of American newspapers. The section focused on the closing of a few small weekly papers, some of them around for more than 100 years. It also mentioned the once major papers that are no more, some of them having merged into former competitors. The Times reported that during the last 15 years some 2,100 newspapers, or roughly a quarter of all local newsrooms, have either merged or ceased printing. Most of them you never heard of, but some, including Denver’s Rocky Mountain News and The Cincinnati Post, were once powerful voices in their markets. Hundreds of counties, including many in the south, don’t even have modest weekly papers. Our personal history has confirmed this trend. The Philadelphia neighborhood weekly paper we did some work for as a teenager once had a big following. It is long closed. So is the Evening Bulletin, once the dominant paper in Philadelphia, for which we were a stringer in college. Locally, in the late 1980s we were briefly a columnist for the Hollywood Sun-Tattler, now 30 years in the grave. The New York Times piece appeared just before the announcement of a proposal that two of the largest newspaper chains would become one. GateHouse Media, owner of The Palm Beach Post and Palm Beach Daily News, and 450 other papers, wants to acquire Gannett, which owns more than 100 papers, plus USA Today. The Times cited GateHouse’s operating 120
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style: cutting staff at its acquisitions by about half in a matter of months. Considering that most papers have been forced to make similar cuts, our three prominent Florida papers (Miami Herald, Sun-Sentinel and The Palm Beach Post) have done an admirable job of maintaining quality. he problem is that newspaper readers are aging. Some younger people have never read one, much less subscribed. While the print industry may be the most obvious victim of the internet revolution, other media are feeling the pain. Mainstream evening news is largely watched by an audience that’s dying off. Notice how many ads are about health care or selling your insurance policy to provide retirement income? Those ads don’t mention that you might be just a chest event away from cashing in that policy, providing plenty of retirement income for the beneficiary. So where do people go for information? The internet, of course. It is often ahead of not only the papers, but also mainstream TV, in reporting stories. Example: Last month TV was reporting that the El Paso mass mur-
derer had left a manifesto, but it did not report the details. Switch to the internet and there it was before it was published by the mainstream channels and a full day before it appeared in newspapers. It seems that somebody out there always knows the identity of mass shooters or figures involved in other sensitive matters before the authorities are willing to release names. The danger, of course, is inaccuracy. We saw one name briefly connected to the Dayton mass murders that turned out to be wrong. It was also reported initially that the real shooter was a perfectly normal kid, but he turned out to be anything but. The internet revolution has brought pain to numerous industries. Big stores—and sometimes whole malls—are closing. People who like to shop (and a lot of younger folks don’t) still go to stores, but increasingly the ease of online buying is having an effect. Many other industries are being forced to evolve, not all because of the internet, but because old habits are disappearing. his issue features Jennifer Conover’s remembrance (page 38) of living part-time at Mar-a-Lago. She describes the architectural turmoil behind designing that great house. Now, believe it or not, architecture is another field feeling the pressure. Rich people still hire architects, but many less well heeled save money by either designing their own structures, (the internet can be helpful) or picking one already in the inventory of their builder. Some politicians think we have too many modern-day Marjorie Merriweather Posts. But not architects.
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