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Contents DEPARTMENTS 18

FEATURES

IN THE DETAILS: LOTUS EVIJA

20 SPOTLIGHT: SOLÉ MIAMI: A NOBLE HOUSE RESORT 26 GIVE BACK: SHARE A SMILE

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BAL HARBOUR

ABSOLUTELY LIMITLESS

LOOK INSIDE JENNIFER LOPEZ 28 SPOTLIGHT: W FORT LAUDERDALE 36 ESSENCE: SIMPLE TIPS FOR EYE CARE 44 SAVOR: BAIRES GRILL 46 SAVOR: SMITH & WOLLENSKY 48 THE REEL: THE LION KING 50 NIGHT MOVES: SEPTEMBER NIGHTS 52 SIPS: PAPAYA PA YA 54 THE NOW: FALL FOR SEPTEMBER 56 HOT DATES CALENDAR 58 THE LOCKER ROOM: CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY 60 MINGLE: SWIM THE GLOBE 62 A LA CARTE: SHRIMP PAD THAI 64 LAST WORD: HURRICANE CLAIMS

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SOLÉ MIAMI A NOBLE HOUSE RESORT N E W LY R E N O VAT E D A N D R E B R A N D E D S O L É M I A M I , A N O B L E H O U S E R E S O R T, D E B U T S A P R O P E R T Y-W I D E R E F R E S H . T H E B O U T I Q U E H OT E L F E AT U R E S B R E AT H TA K I N G S W E E P I N G O C E A N V I E W S O F S U N N Y I S L E S B E A C H .

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olé Miami, A Noble House Resort, a boutique oceanfront hotel in Sunny Isles Beach, has recently completed a property-wide renovation and rebrand

in January 2019 featuring a new lobby design, pool area, light fixtures, wall accents, flooring, furniture, and new restaurant, BALEENkitchen, to fully revitalize and rebrand the property. Centrally located within a short driving distance from large urban areas of Miami and Fort Lauderdale, Solé Miami’s setting is a breath of fresh air and an easy escape from the hustle and bustle of South Beach and the Art Deco District. While in close proximity to popular and exclusive communities such as Golden Beach, Bal Harbour, and Aventura, guests and visitors

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alike also have neighboring access to world-

BALEENKitchen is the third iteration of the Noble

class shopping centers, such as the prestigious

House restaurant brand; known for serving eclectic

Shoppes of Bal Harbour, the Aventura Mall, the

menus within impactful interiors inspired by an

Village at Gulfstream Park, as well as fine dining

international sense of adventure. The 4,200-square

destinations, cultural centers, and professional

foot oceanfront restaurant, which boasts both

sports venues.

indoor and outdoor dining, brings its nomadic

Guest rooms & suites were designed by

lifestyle to life with a menu that celebrates the

Dupoux Design. Solé Miami consists of 249

flavors of the world, and the design reflecting the

remodeled guest rooms and suites, many with

same.

panoramic ocean views and full kitchens, new

The stunning and quaint resort offers guests

custom lighting, carpets, furniture, artwork, and

various services and amenities including a state-of-

refreshed bathrooms. The boutique property

the-art fitness center, business center, water sports,

has also revitalized its lobby, common spaces,

live music, a steam room and sauna, and exclusive

oceanfront swimming pool, and onsite restaurant.

golf & spa privileges at Turnberry Isle Resort with a

Serving global cuisine for breakfast, lunch, dinner, weekend brunch and happy hour,

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: LOOK INSIDE

Architectural Splendor at B a l H a r b o u r

This modern home was designed by award-winning architecture and design firm Choeff Levy Fischman, and the interior was designed by designer Deborah Wecselman. This 11,700 sq. ft. modern home has 100 ft. of water frontage, and unique to the area: a 1,433 sq. ft rooftop space that is solar-panel ready. This property was sold for $24M, which is the highest sale ever recorded in Bal Harbour, FL.

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nce you are welcomed into the privacy gates, the main entrance boasts a stunning shell stone motor court with contrasting grass strips. A monumental Italian Travertine stone wall extends from the driveway to the backyard pool deck. SouthAmerican ipe wood conceals the 2-car garage and is again seen near floating steps that lead you over a Zen-like pond adjacent to a cascading water feature set on an Oolite stone backdrop. Keeping with the modern design, the architects created a cube-like second-story bedroom balcony made of ipe that floats above a reflecting pond adding a geometric effect to the residence. The eight-bedroom, nine-bathroom residence features an open concept floor plan with plenty of room for entertaining and floor-to-ceiling expansive sliding glass doors with curtain wall windows to complete the indoor-outdoor living experience. In true luxury style, the home is fully integrated with lighting controls, as well as audio-visual and drapery controls. Downstairs you’ll find a media room, lounge, multipurpose room, office, large kitchen with custom wood cabinetry and marble countertops, and a hidden catering kitchen which also connects to two bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms. A large dining area and smaller casual dining can be found adjacent to the main kitchen featuring unobstructed views of the water. A third bathroom and powder room are also located on the first floor. T HI NKMAGAZI NES.COM

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Upstairs, the master bedroom suite boasts two large terraces – one facing Biscayne Bay and another that opens up from the sprawling master bathroom with its own outdoor shower. The master bath is outfitted with a stand-alone tub, glass enclosed steam shower, dual vanities, and adjacent his and hers closets. A second upstairs bedroom also opens up to a private balcony overlooking the home’s infinity pool and the bay. Unique to the area, the Bal Harbour home includes a 1,433 square foot rooftop space that is solar panel-ready. An ideal space for entertaining, it’s been designed to include an elevated wooden deck, a custom built-in bar with tropical wood finish, custom built-in seating and plenty of space for entertaining under the warm South Florida sun – but don’t worry, the roof also features a reflective white finish for diminished heat gain.   Outdoors, a partially covered terrace is made possible by extensive roof overhangs 24

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for minimal solar heat gain. A 50-foot infinity-edge lap pool with bright blue mosaic tile overflows into a reflective pond and connects to a smaller shallow splash pool. Lush landscape surrounds a covered terrace with firepit, reflecting ponds, floating stepping stones, and an outdoor dining area, with a full kitchen and a cabana bath. Â The lot spans 20,101 sq.ft., and also features a large indoor gym, elevator, spiral staircase, and two-car garage. The property was listed on February 8, 2019 for $24,950,000 with Dina Goldentayer of Douglas Elliman. In less than five months on the market the property was sold to an undisclosed buyer for $24,000,000 represented by Sandra Debuire of Coldwell Banker. This represents the highest sale ever recorded in Bal Harbour, Florida for a single-family home. 182 Bal Bay Drive previously held the record when closed for $17,500,000 in 2013. elliman.com T HI NKMAGAZI NES.COM

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SHARE A This month, there are so many different ways you can make a difference. You can adopt a pet, watch a movie, play in a golf tournament, attend a fancy gala, or walk for a cause!

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Calling all pet lovers! You’ll get a chance to adopt a pet at Purrfect Pawlooza from 4-6pm at Polo Park in Miami Beach. Admission is free. Purrfect Pawlooza was created by three girl scouts in order to educate people and inspire them to adopt a pet. Even if you are not looking for a pet to adopt, there will be other events to watch such as an animal fashion show, a pet reading corner, arts and crafts, and an obstacle course. Be sure to bring a picnic lunch. See you there!

You’re invited to participate in the inaugural Matthew Fiorello Memorial Golf Tournament. You may be aware of his tragic passing from a plane crash on March 8th, 2019. This tournament has been setup to bring family, friends, and golf players together to remember Matthew and his love for this sport. All proceeds from this golf tournament will benefit his wife, Rachel, along with their two daughters, Arden and London. The tournament will take place at the Seagate Country Club from 8am to 2pm. Ticket prices vary from $200-$5,000. Every donation will be accepted in order to assist this family.

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Come out for a lovely evening to benefit the Elder Quality of Life, Inc. (EQOL). EQOL is a not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to assuring the quality of life for low-income seniors in Palm Beach County. The proceeds from this event will help EQOL to raise vital funds to support their mission. Purchase your ticket for iPic Theatre in Delray Beach for $200, and your donation will include two movie tickets with a theatre pod for two, food and beverages, unlimited popcorn and candy, two raffle tickets, and free valet! 26

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PINK WALK

Bring out your fancy evening attire for the 1st Annual Fundraising Gala benefitting the Spinal Cord Injury Support Group (SCISG) Broward, which will take place at Encompass Health Café at 4399 N. Nob Hill Rd, Sunrise. SCISG is a nonprofit organization that enhances the quality of life for those affected by spinal cord injuries, neurological disorders, and other disabilities. Tickets for the gala range from $30 for general admission to $150 for a sponsorship. Your admission will have cocktails, appetizers, a silent auction, and a raffle!

Support a great cause at the 3rd Annual Breast Cancer Awareness walk, a two-mile indoor walk at Aventura Mall. The walk will benefit the Women’s Breast and Heart Initiative, an organization that saves and changes lives while providing at-risk women with prevention and early detection of breast cancer and heart disease. Don’t forget to register along with your friends or family members. The price to walk in this event is $25, plus a $4.50 sign-up fee, but the price will increase after September 28th. The Pink Walk will take place from 7-11am at Center Court, so make sure you wear your comfortable shoes and something pink!

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: IN THE SPOTLIGHT

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FORT LAUDERDALE

LOUNGING GLAMOROUSLY ON 315 FEET OF SOUTH FLORIDA’S SUGAR-SAND COASTLINE, W FORT LAUDERDALE OCCUPIES ONE OF NORTH BEACH’S MOST AWE-INSPIRING ADDRESSES.

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n 2018, W Fort Lauderdale completed a $55 million-dollar renovation, bringing a fresh, high-contrast, ultra-glamorous design to the entire property, including both the hotel and residences. The renovations touched every corner of the property, including all 517 guest rooms, suites, and residential suites, the grand porte cochere, rooftop WET deck pool, and existing meeting spaces. Plus, the addition of Mingle, a 4,000 square foot ballroom. W Fort Lauderdale is the only W property where guests can play peek-a-boo with swimmers without diving in. From a colorful cocktail list to DJ’s spinning on weekends, this high-energy sunbathing mecca really sizzles. Designed by award-winning interior designer, Meyer Davis Studio, in conjunction with the W Brand’s global

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design team, the hotel’s décor and design reflects the shimmering energy of Fort Lauderdale Beach while staying true to the bold and signature aesthetic for which W Hotels are known. It’s happy hour every hour at W Fort Lauderdale where guests can sip sumptuous signature cocktails at the sleekbut-laid back Living Room and socialize with the stylish crowd. W Fort Lauderdale has every craving covered, from pure indulgence at Stephen Starr’s Steak 954, to poolside snacks at WET Cafe and SUSHI Bar. For elevated Mexican cuisine, head to El Vez where the guac, margs, and ambiance do not disappoint! Plus, they have outstanding service! Steak 954 was named “Outstanding Restaurateur of the Year” at the 2017 James Beard Foundation Awards. Stephen Starr

showcases the pure flavors of dry-aged meats & freshly caught seafood alongside a stellar cast of sides, sauces, and a buzzworthy selection of fine wines & cocktails. Try to snag a seat near the 15-foot-long aquarium populated by 175 mesmerizing jellyfish. Under the helm of Stephen Starr, El Vez brings a vibrant setting where guests can enjoy lounge seating and patio space with breathtaking ocean views as they indulge in craft cocktails and tasty Mexican fare. After eating, you’ll want to take a stroll down Las Olas Boulevard, which houses Fort Lauderdale’s most eclectic collection of shops and dining along the area’s tropical waterways. Seventeen blocks of sidewalk cafes, world class shopping, sizzling nightlife, and international acclaimed art galleries give everyone something to enjoy. WFORTLAUDERDALE.COM


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Jennifer Lopez is a woman of many talents, but if there’s one that absolutely stands out, it’s her ability to reinvent herself. J-Lo has done it time and time again, rebranding from dancer to actress to singer. She has taken on projects in production, fashion, fragrance, and more as she continues to follow her heart and unleash her passion on whatever target she sets her mind to. By S E L E N E R I V E R A

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she took on more promising roles like 1995’s Money -Lo’s determination and multitasking Train alongside Wesley Snipes, and Jack (1996) with ability has remained constant her Robin Williams. In 1997, J-Lo finally got her big break whole life, but it began back in the when she was cast as Selena Quintanilla in Selena, a Bronx in New York City. Lopez movie that depicted the Texas-born Tejano singer and her was raised by her Puerto Rico-born rise to fame. The movie was a huge success, and it even parents alongside her two sisters in landed Lopez her first Golden Globe nomination for Best a musically-rich household. As a child, she enjoyed Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture-Comedy music her mom would play around the house, including or Musical. The world had witnessed her acting skills, and salsa, R&B, hip-hop, and more. She was also deeply in now there was no turning back. love with the film industry, citing West Side Story as a After the momentous success of Selena, Lopez major influence of hers. Ever since she was a young girl, starred in 1998’s Out of Sight, she dreamed of being in the “[Growing up], I was creating my own a movie about a bank robber spotlight, whether that was style. Everybody would look at me, like I who breaks out of jail and shares dancing, singing, acting, or was a nerd, ‘What is she doing? What is a romance with a U.S. Marshal. all three! she wearing?’ Because people didn’t do The movie also starred George “[Growing up], I was that in my neighborhood… If people Clooney and was nominated for creating my own style. see you striving for things, it threatens two Oscar Awards. Everybody would look at me, them. My [ex] boyfriend would say, In 1999, Lopez decided like I was a nerd, ‘What is she ‘Jennifer has bigger plans.” to spice up her career again by doing? What is she wearing?’ diving headfirst into the music industry. In June of that Because people didn’t do that in my neighborhood… If year, her first album, On the 6, dropped. With a mix of people see you striving for things, it threatens them. My Latin influences, pop, and R&B, the album did well. It was [ex] boyfriend would say, ‘Jennifer has bigger plans.’” praised by critics and sold a total of three million copies Her very first well-known role was as one of the in the U.S. Many songs from the album became very dancing “Fly Girls” on In Living Color, a ‘90s comedy popular, solidifying Lopez’s name in the music world and show involving sketches by the Wayans brothers. She pop culture. “If You Had My Love” peaked at #1 on the danced on the show between 1991 and 1993, and Billboard Hot 100, and “Waiting for Tonight” peaked at then continued to land small parts in TV movies and #8. These are still some of J-Lo’s most famous songs and TV shows. She had started her career as an extremely two of the most loved of the ‘90s era. talented dancer, but as her star slowly continued to rise, T HI NKMAGAZI NES.COM

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With the emergence of On the 6, J-Lo joined a list pace, forcing the Google Image search to be designed. of famous Hispanic artists that are credited with starting J-Lo’s dating life was and still is highly publicized, the “Latin Boom.” Ricky Martin, Marc Anthony, Enrique and has made for tons of pop culture moments in the Iglesias, and J-Lo all began to make pop songs at the past. Her relationship with Ben Affleck popularized same time, putting Hispanic artists in the spotlight. They couple names, with the world deeming them “Bennifer.” dominated the Billboard charts that year, and that’s only And her relationships with the aforementioned Sean a slice of the influence J-Lo has had. Combs, Marc Anthony, Casper Smart, and others were In 2000, a year after her first album was also widely watched. Now, her most recent beau and released, J-Lo showed up to fiancé, former Yankees player, Alex the 42nd Grammy Awards “He’s super supportive. He allows me Rodriguez, finally seems to be the alongside then-boyfriend to be who I am…We have four stellar one for her. “We just complement Sean Combs, a.k.a. P. each other,” Lopez gushed, “He’s kids, [and] it’s not an easy thing, but Diddy. She was wearing a somehow it works really well. There’s just super supportive. He allows me to green silk chiffon Versace be who I am…We have four stellar a lot of love there.” dress that exposed her kids, [and] it’s not an easy thing, but cleavage and stomach. The dress was instantly the center somehow it works really well. There’s just a lot of love of media attention as people stared in awe at its risqué there.” look. In fact, the dress was so obsessed over that it gave So what else is Lopez working on now besides her birth to the creation of Google Images. People were mixed family and new love? Well, she hasn’t come all this searching up J-Lo’s iconic dress on Google at a rapid way just to slow down. From 2016-2018, she was in the 32

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NBC TV series, Shades of Blue, that she also produced! it a special project for her to latch on to. It was her first She led the production with her very own production movie since 2015’s Lila & Eve. She had taken time off company, Nuyorican Productions, and also starred as of the big screen to instead focus on the aforementioned the main role: A New York police officer and mother TV shows World of Dance and Shades of Blue. In who is forced to work in the FBI’s anti-corruption task between working on the shows, she also began to slowly force. The show ran for a successful three seasons. get back into music. Her last album, A.K.A., came out Her Nuyorican in 2014, and although she hasn’t “[The show] reminds me of when I announced another, she’s been Productions company is started out and that innocence that you putting out singles and featuring also behind the popular have of the possibilities of everything in other artists’ songs. In 2016, she competitive dance show that can happen to you and your World of Dance on NBC, dropped “Aint’ Your Mama,” and in dreams coming true, working hard, 2018 she released a Spanish song, where she is one of the judges. struggling…” Other judges include singer “El Anillo,” and a Spanglish song, Ne-Yo and professional “Dinero,” featuring Cardi B and dancer Derek Hough. It started running in 2017 and has DJ Khaled. That same year she also put out two more produced three seasons, with a fourth slated for 2020. tracks: “Us,” and “Te Guste,” featuring Bad Bunny. This “[The show] reminds me of when I started out past April she worked with rapper French Montana on and that innocence that you have of the possibilities the upbeat dance track, “Medicine.” The song quickly of everything that can happen to you and your dreams hit #1 on the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart, which coming true, working hard, struggling…” Lopez makes this her 17th single to achieve the feat. expresses. Some fans are speculating that due to all of these Her latest movie was the 2018 comedy/romance new tracks, she may be announcing an album soon! Second Act, where she played a big box store worker that Only time will tell…For now, J-Lo seems to be having reinvents her life after she fails to score a job promotion. fun testing out her talents in all kinds of different areas. The movie mirrored Lopez’s life in many ways, making This month on the 13th, her new movie Hustlers will

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debut, featuring stars Cardi B, Constance Wu, Keke Palmer, Julia Stiles, and rapper Lizzo. The movie follows a crew of strippers in New York City, who join forces to scam their Wall Street clients. She’s also set to play Colombian drug lord Griselda Blanco in The Godmother, and will be producing it along with Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas, Benny Medina, and Julia Yorn. Talk about staying busy! Another venture for the triple threat this year is a skin care line. Lopez has announced that sometime this year she will be creating a skin care line that will allow women to look as ageless as she does. Keep an eye out for those new products that will be hitting stores soon! J-Lo has celebrated a lot this year. On June 1st, she recognized her first album’s 20-year anniversary. On the 6, which came out in 1999, had set the stage for Lopez’s career—forever making her an icon. On July 24th, she celebrated her 50th birthday here in Miami Beach. The forever-young-looking-queen considers Miami her second home and has done lots for the community in the past. The City of Miami Beach declared July 24th “Jennifer Lopez Day” and handed her a key to the city. “This is obviously a tremendous honor,” Lopez said, “It’s so overwhelming to be at this point in my life and to have recognitions like this. I just always wanted to do my best.” Right after her birthday celebration, from July 25th to the 27th, she took to the stage at the American Airlines Arena for her Miami shows on her It’s My Party Tour. This year has been a whirlwind of celebrations, achievements, and much-anticipated projects for J-Lo, but she has managed to stay clear-headed and on top. It’s safe to say that she has reached a point in her life where her achievements are able to speak for themselves, and she has everything together in every aspect of her life.

“…right now in my life, I feel like my personal life and my career are in sync, and I think that’s because I’m in a good place. It took me a long time to find that balance, to find that self-love, to find that thing that makes you feel complete. And I think we’re finally there,” Lopez said. At 50, this living legend has certainly left her mark. And she will only continue to do so! 34

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: ESSENCE Taking care of your eyes is a great way to take care of yourself for optimal health, wellness, and beauty. Autumn is a perfect time to nurture yourself and your eyes and to be grateful for the all the beautiful autumn sights.

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We pamper ourselves with spa days, manicures, pedicures, and facials. But when was the last time you pampered your eyes? Fall is a great time to turn over a new leaf and focus on keeping both your eyes and your vision a priority as part of a healthy lifestyle. Here are a few easy ways to care for your eyes this fall:

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moist and improve eye function. Lean meats like fresh wild salmon, mackerel, and seabass provide this essential nutrient and vegans and vegetarians can get healthy omega-3s from nuts, seaweed, and chia seeds. Be sure to talk to your doctor before making changes to your diet. Fall weather brings cooler, dryer air, and fall allergies. Windy weather and falling temperatures can mean burning, stinging dry eyes. Keep your eyes moist with over the counter tears and if that doesn’t work, seek prescription eye drops or light treatments like intense pulsed light. Ragweed season starts in late summer and hits full throttle in the fall months causing itchy, watery eyes. If over the counter drops aren’t enough to keep your symptoms in check, your eyecare provider can provide prescription antihistamines or steroids to reduce symptoms. Over the counter redness reliever eye drops, like LUMIFY® from Bausch + Lomb, can reduce eye redness from ocular irritation and help your eyes look whiter and brighter for up to 8 hours. LUMIFY has been proven safe and effective when used as directed in clinical trials.


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Prague is the capital of Czech Republic, or Czechia, and one of the most sought after travel destinations in all of Europe. It was one of the only European cities to avoid bombing in WWII, and because of this, lots of medieval buildings and statues still stand. In addition to the intriguing historical sites, there are world-class beers, gorgeous castles, and scrumptious foods to try! Come czech it out!

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egin your journey by arriving on time to one of the city’s most famous attractions: The Prague Astronomical Clock. This is considered the best preserved medieval mechanical clock in the world! It was first created in the 15th century to depict the phases of the moon and the equinoxes. It features every horoscope symbol, so be on the lookout for yours! There are also four figures beside the clock that represent the anxieties of people at the time: death, vanity, greed, and the Pagan invasion. There’s a wonderful show when the clock hits the hour, so make sure to catch it! Take in the rest of Old Town Square, where the clock is located. It’s been the city’s main public square since the 10th century, and you can catch jazz bands, concerts, markets, and more. Old Town Hall is located here, which boasts a ton of historical attractions to check out. You can gaze at beautiful 1930s mosaics in the council

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chamber and assembly room, and explore the Gothic chapel, where you can climb to the top of its tower. Another must-see in Old Town Square is the Church of Our Lady Before Týn. This church has two huge Gothic spires that make the whole building look like something out of an old fantasy book. When you head inside, you’ll be able to marvel at the amazing baroque style of the space. Next on your itinerary is the largest castle complex in the world, Prague Castle. The sprawling castle has been around for over a thousand years, and serves as the office of the Czech president. This UNESCO World Heritage Site features lots to see, including the Basilica of St. George and Golden Lane, a street that features mini houses that used to house castle guards in the late 15th century. Adjacent to the castle is the St. Vitus Cathedral, which was built around A.D. 925. The cathedral is massive and impressive in style, and when you enter, you can catch some pretty interesting sites like the tomb of St. John of Nepomuk, who was famous for his


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silverwork. There’s also a magnificent stained-glass window that was completed by the well-known Czech painter, Alphonse Mucha. After wandering through the city for a couple of hours, switch up the pace of your trip by taking in some greenery. Petrín Hill is a gorgeous park that features lovely views, pony and horseback rides, a rose garden, the Nebozízek Garden, a mirror maze, and Seminary Garden, which is home to 2,100 fruit trees. It even has an observation tower which resembles the Eiffel Tower, and overlooks the whole city. Take in additional peaceful views at Letná Park. This serene park allows you to look out over Old Town and Vltava River as you sip on brews at their beer garden. Prague is known for their beer, or pivo in Czech, and you definitely don’t want to miss the opportunity to sip on one with a spectacular view! Afterwards, don’t hesitate to explore the rest of the park. It features the Hanavský Pavilion, where you can dine at the luxury restaurant that resides there, and the Letná Carousel, the oldest floored carousel in all of Europe! A third attraction in the park, the Prague Metronome, was designed to replace the biggest statue of Stalin in the world, which previously stood here. Sit back, relax, and get ready to experience a heck of a show. In Prague, puppet shows are a popular form of entertainment. Puppets have been popular in Czechia since the 12th century, when they were used as entertainment during royal meals and ceremonies. This is still the case today as many puppet theaters are available all over the country. Head to the National Marionette Theater to view

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one of these shows. If you can, make sure to catch the performance of Don Giovanni, directed by Karel Brožek. It’s one of their most watched shows. mozart.cz Now it’s finally time to stop by one of Prague’s most beloved attractions, the Charles Bridge. The best time to visit is when the sun is going down, so you can admire the sunset. One of the things that makes this bridge so special is the collection of statues that line it. Thirty saint statues were built between 1683 and 1928 to honor many different saints. The actual construction of the bridge dates back even further, all the way to 1357! Charles IV commissioned architect Peter Parler to build the bridge. Parler is actually the same architect responsible for the St. Vitus Cathedral. The first ever statue created for the bridge is also the most famous: St John of Nepomuk. If you rub the bronze plaque on this statue, legend says that you will one day return to Prague! Once you cross the bridge, don’t forget to stop by the John Lennon Wall. Back when Czechia was the Communist Czechoslovakia, Western images and symbols were banned. When John Lennon was killed in 1980, an activist painted his portrait on this wall as an act of rebellion against the Communist power in the country. The wall soon became a symbol of defiance as other protestors came to write their own statements, lyrics, and drawings. Prague’s secret police would continuously paint over everything and erase the symbols, but the next day, more graffiti would inevitably spring up. Communist Czechoslovakia fell a long time ago, but the 40

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wall continues to be painted on every year, with artists and passersby adding their own creations. One last stop before you take off into the night! Prague has a history of being fascinated with alchemists. During Renaissance Europe, they were very wellrespected as people hoped that they would be able to turn metals into gold, cure diseases, and grant eternal youth. Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II had a lot to do with the expansion of alchemy. He employed many alchemists to try to find the “Philosopher’s Stone,” which was a chemical substance that was supposed to allow all of the alchemists’ undertakings to become a reality. Due to this history of alchemy, Speculum Alchemiae is one of the city’s coolest and most intriguing attractions. This is the hidden lair of an alchemist that was only discovered after a flood in the area in 2002 uncovered it. The underground “office space” of the alchemist still displays the equipment and the crucible that they used to supposedly turn lead into gold. A mummified crocodile hangs from the ceiling; legend says that the alchemist used to tell his visitors it was a dragon, to make the place seem more magical. alchemiae.cz If you’re ready to dine in style while exploring the best of Prague’s tastes and smells, then head to Alcron. This restaurant boasts an old-timey feel, and it should, it first opened in 1932! It seats only 24 guests to maintain intimacy, so make sure to place your reservation well ahead. The degustation menu under Chef Roman Paulus has definitely deserved its Michelin stars, and ranges from


four to seven courses, with a focus on seafood. Come with an empty stomach and an open mind! alcron.cz Now with your belly full, it’s time to get your drink on! Prague’s nightlife is something you do not want to miss out on. For your first stop of the night, explore a museum that’s also a bar. Absintherie aims to teach you all about absinthe, the legendary strange green alcoholic drink made from wormwood. Here you can separate the myth from the real and get to choose from over 100 different types of absinthe. absintherie.cz Your second nightlife spot, Cross Club, is one of the most renowned in all of Czechia. It has an industrial design, with three floors of gadgets, gears, pipes and more—really giving it an underground look. Live acts sometimes perform here, but on regular nights you can count on dubstep and EDM to get your blood pumping. crossclub.cz Speculum Alchemiae

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Chapeau Rouge will be your next party destination. With three stories, four bars, and three stages, there’s a lot to choose from here. The music varies and gives you lots of options, with salsa, pop, EDM, and more. Go deeper into the club and you’ll discover that there’s also indie acts, theatre tunes, and fun multimedia projections. You’ll spend the majority of your night just soaking it all in! chapeaurouge.cz Retire for the night at the Alchymist Prague Castle Suites. With its location close to the Prague Castle, you are bound to feel like royalty yourself! The hotel is a 15th century mansion that was restored to offer top quality accommodations. There’s eight luxury suites, a music room, a library, a fireplace room, a spa, and private butler service. For ultimate relaxation, take advantage of their sauna, Jacuzzi, and massage room. Stay in the Decastello Suite, which comes with a rooftop terrace, a marble bathroom with underfloor heating, and a minibar. The fabulous views from your terrace will help you drift off to sleep. alchymistpraguecastle.com It’s no wonder that Prague has the nickname The Golden City. While you head back home on the plane, dream about just how golden all of your adventures here were! T HI NKMAGAZI NES.COM

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TICKET TO ARGENTINA Baires Grill Weston is an authentic Argentinian restaurant with a warm and inviting ambiance, and a wooden interior design that makes you feel right at home. As my guest and I walked into the restaurant for dinner, we were enthusiastically greeted by the hostess. Once we were seated at our table, our waiter came right away and brought some menus. While looking through the menu, we ordered wine and their Grilled Provolone Cheese. The Grilled Provolone Cheese appetizer is an Argentine semi-hard cheese and came accompanied with Homestead Heirloom tomatoes, fresh oregano infused oil, and oregano leaves. This appetizer was presented on a sizzling skillet and was enough for two to share. We enjoyed the melted provolone cheese over the tomato paired with our Malbec wine.

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GRILLED & THRILLED Next, we decided to order the Cowboy Steak, the Center-Cut Filet Mignon, and a side of Grilled Potatoes for our main course. Our order came out quickly and we were ready to dig in to our perfectly grilled meats. The Cowboy Steak is a one-in rib eye large enough to serve two and it features the highest level of marbling available for a rich and full-bodied flavor. The Center-cut Filet Mignon was very tender and had a melt-in-your-mouth texture, which I enjoyed along with the Grilled Potatoes that were lightly salted.

FLAN-SATIONAL After we were satisfied with our meals, we saved just enough room for something sweet. My guest and I ordered the Classic Flan, a simple alchemy of eggs, milk, and sugar that had a custard-like consistency. This dessert was smooth in texture and very sweet as it was plated with dulce de leche (made from a process of caramelizing milk) and homemade whipped cream. The service and food at Baires were exceptional and we truly enjoyed this rich and sweet ending! T HI NKMAGAZI NES.COM

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smithandwollensky.com PRIME TIME Smith & Wollensky is an American chophouse known for their USDA prime dry-aged steaks, award-winning wine lists, and premium seafood. There are several seating areas throughout the restaurant. They have intimate indoor seating, or outdoor seating, where you’re treated with a view of the Miami skyline and crystal waters from the nearby Government Cut shipping channel. You may also choose to be seated at the newly opened Overlook Deck, located on the second floor with lounge and table seating. The Overlook Deck also features water views and a full bar. My guest and I decided to dine indoors and while we were greeted and seated, our waiter took the pleasure of getting our drinks and menus.

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CHOP CHOP For starters, we ordered their Grilled Bacon, plated with burnt orange gastrique, green and opal basil, and pickled red banana peppers. For all of you bacon-lovers out there, this is a must-try! We also opted to try out the Lamb Chops from the Chef-Inspired Features section. The Lamb Chops came with a roasted corn purĂŠe and cilantro pesto. These were well-prepared and tasted both gamey and sweet. For our main course, we decided to share the Swinging Tomahawk Rib Eye dry-aged Wagyu, which was charred tableside and served with Yukon potatoes. The meat was incredibly tender, had a mouthwatering buttery texture, and succulent beefy flavor.

CAKE-ONUTS After our meal, we were ready to sink our teeth into their Coconut Cake Layers, which was highly recommended to us. Needless to say, we couldn’t wait to have a bite! This dessert was a beautifully 3-layered cake, moistened with a coconut simple syrup. It was spongy in texture, had a whipped cream filling, and was garnished with coconut shavings along with fresh seasonal berries. My guest and I were delighted to have ordered this. It was a great recommendation!

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SEPTEMBER NIGHTS Take a break from the clubby “party hard” vibe that tends to dominate South Florida and opt for these bars and lounges instead! Socialize, sip, and catch a flick at The Tuck Room; drink a frozen cocktail at Abi Maria Bar, or pick from a long list of smooth brews at American Icon Brewery. By AALIYAH PASOLS

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IT’S 5 O ‘CLOCK SOMEWHERE 1112 N. Ocean Dr., Hollywood

margaritavillehollywoodbeachresort.com Few things are better than drinking by the water, and you can do just that at 5 O ‘Clock Somewhere Bar & Grill. This is one of three Margaritaville Beach Resort’s bars, and it’s right on the Intracoastal Waterway. Here you can sit either inside or outside as you find yourself on “island time.” Wednesday through Sunday live entertainment plays to add to the relaxing atmosphere, and fire pits and daily sunset rituals add to the fun! Every Tuesday, enjoy Taco Tuesday with their special of two tacos and a draft beer for $10. Say no more!

ICONIC BREWS 911 N.E. 4th Ave., Ft. Lauderdale

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COCKTAILS IN COCO 3300 S.W. 27th Ave, Miami

thecommodorecg.com The Commodore Cocktail Club is a swanky, classy bar that invites you to drop by and stay for a while. It was named after an early settler of Coconut Grove, Ralph Middleton Munroe, and features an indoor bar and outdoor terrace. Live music plays every Friday and Saturday from 9 p.m. – 12 a.m. The bar also features late-night snacks in addition to their signature cocktails. Items like beef sliders, shrimp skewers, chicken wings, and more are available to satisfy that appetite. Seal the deal with an “Uno Mas,” a signature cocktail featuring tromba tequila.

TUCK AND ROLL 3701 N.E. 163rd St., North Miami Beach

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The Tuck Room invites you to “escape to a spirited drinking and dining den.” At this social bar and lounge, you can enjoy skillfully crafted cocktails and delicious food to match! Try one of their “Soulful Social Plates” like Buttermilk Fried Chicken, Mac + Cheese Fries, or the Tuck Room Cobb. And don’t forget the libations! With creations like the LookBetterNaked Margarita and an Illegalito Mojito, you’ll want to try them all! Another bonus about The Tuck Room? It’s connected to an iPic theater, so you can even catch a flick after!

Head to the vibrant Flager Village for some delicious brews at American Icon Brewery. This tasting room features an indoor/outdoor patio space and portraits of some of America’s icons, like Jim Morrison and Jimi Hendrix. Numerous rotating taps make up the beer menu including options like special releases, year-round beers, and even periodic archived vintages. Their beer list even includes food pairing suggestions to really amp up the flavorful fun. As for food, head to AIB’s gastropub! They’ve got you covered with salads, pizza, tacos, pretzels, steak, and more! There’s so much to enjoy at this drinking spot—Cheers!

VINTAGE VIBES 3343 NE 32nd St., Fort Lauderdale

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4:30 Boardroom Bar has a unique ambiance and even more unique decoration choices. Walk inside and take a look around and you’ll see plenty of cool things to look at! From Star Wars memorabilia to vintage cars and skateboards on the ceiling, this bar is just as kooky as it is fun. Plus: it’s dog friendly, so don’t hesitate to include Fluffy on your outing! This dive bar is also right by the beach, so after you’re done socializing, petting some pups, and drinking some brews, you can take a walk by the ocean. Can you think of a better ending to a night?

OLD-SCHOOL CUBANOS 8860 S.W. 72 Place, Miami

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Abi Maria Bar and Refuge popped up in Kendall as the first cocktail bar in the area, and although it’s not South Beach, it’s definitely worth visiting! The Barley family created this Cuban-American bar for locals to have a great time while enjoying great food and drinks. The cute old-school neighborhood bar offers draft cocktails, house cocktails, frozen cocktails, and even bottled daiquiris. There’s a little something for every taste here! Food is offered as well with bar snacks like chicarones con queso, fish dip, avocado arepas, bao buns, and more. Mmm, delicioso! T HI NKMAGAZI NES.COM

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Papaya Pa Ya Let’s welcome the fall season this month with this savory, refreshing, light, fruity, and simple adult beverage made with papaya and rum. It will surely have you feeling tropical any day of the week.

INGREDIENTS: 1 1/5 oz. Barceló Añejo Rum 3/4 oz. Lime juice 1 slice Papaya fruit, muddled 3/4 oz. All-Spice infusion sugar GARNISH: Slice of papaya and mint leaves

PREPARATION: First muddle papaya fruit with lime juice. Then, add Barceló Añejo Rum and the All-Spice infusion sugar and shake well. Next, strain over crushed ice, and garnish with a slice of papaya and mint leaves. Cheers!

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Now that August has passed, Fall can officially take over as we welcome cooler temperatures and more outside events. Get out there this month by enjoying a BBQ on the water, a Fall festival in Fort Lauderdale, and some prehistoric friends in Miami!

DINOSAURS IN DADE Sept. 13-15 jurassicquest.com

Get ready to travel back to a time before man existed at Jurassic Quest! This dinosaur-themed event at Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds claims to be “America’s largest and most realistic dinosaur event.” Over 80 true-to-life size dinosaurs will be on display for both little and grown-up dinosaur lovers as they roar, move, and even walk around! There’s even a 24-foot T. Rex that kids can ride on! Other activities include fossil digging, inflatable mazes, slides, the Dino Bungee Pull, arts and crafts, a dinosaur petting zoo, and a dinosaur museum with real fossils. Talk about an exciting Jurassic Park adventure!

ART SY AT ARSHT Sept. 7 arshtcenter.org

Miami’s art season will officially begin at ArtsLaunch 2019. This annual celebration of the performing arts will include over 50 activities like mini performances, workshops, kids’ activities, a farmer’s market, dance classes, and more. Bites will be available at BRAVA by Brad Kilgore, or guests can indulge with Chef Allen’s Farm-To-Table-Dinner. After some tasty plates, you can grab a drink at the Thomson Plaza for the Arts, where Happy Hour-priced drinks will dominate. This is only a sneak peek of all of the great offerings throughout the day. Get out and get artsy!

GOOD BBQ, GOOD CAUSE Sept. 7 specialolympicsflorida.org

Who doesn’t love a good barbecue? Head out to the 6th Annual Big Bad BBQ Bash On the Water benefiting Special Olympics. Enjoy all-you-can-eat BBQ and sides like cornbread, peppers, and corn. All-you-can-drink specialty beers will be available for those who purchase VIP, in addition to private sit-down seating near the water, and upscale BBQ specialties. Live music, water taxi tours, auctions, and raffles will also be a part of the evening’s activities. The proceeds will benefit Special Olympics Florida, who aim to give “year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for people with intellectual disabilities.” 54

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FALL IS HERE! Sept. 21 goriverwalk.com

The leaves are changing color and the wind is picking up a chill. You know what time it is: Fall has finally arrived! Celebrate this wonderful season at the 5th Annual Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale Fall Festival at Esplanade Park. This family-friendly event will have fallthemed games and activities, live entertainment, and fall-themed food and drinks. It’s both free and dog friendly, so the whole fam can come out to enjoy the festivities. Vendors and food trucks will provide lots of goods to choose from, and music will play all day for extra fun. Don’t miss this lovely event!


RAISE T HE S T EIN Sept. 27-29 wynwoodoctoberfest.com

This is the 10th year that Wynwood’s Octoberfest presented by Samuel Adams is held, and it’s sure to be a blast! Seasonal brews, live music, photo ops, dog-friendly activities, stein hosting competitions, authentic food, and more will all be a part of the three-day fun. You might want to start training for the event’s Samuel Adams Brewlympics, where you can compete in games like giant jenga, giant beer pong, corn hole, and Raise the Stein. Don’t forget to buy the beer pack to save money, which includes a Bavarian hat, a beer stein, and a free beer for $10. Prost!

WHOOMP! (T HERE IT IS) Sept. 21 90sbarcrawl.com

The 90s Bar Crawl is back and you can get ready to get jiggy wit it all over again! The bar crawl will begin at The Hideaway bar in Las Olas, where you will register, enter in a gift card giveaway, and receive your band, a color-changing cup, and a koozie. There will be no cover during the crawl, and drinks will be up to 50% off! 90’s music will play by various DJs and bands as you dance all night. Oh, and don’t forget to match the theme with your best 90s wear. You know you want to wear those overalls and converse again, so go get ‘em!

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McCaffrey played college football at Stanford where he was named to the 2016 All-Pac-12 first team. It was after the 2016 season that he decided to enter the NFL draft. He was one of the top running back prospects and was projected to be drafted in the top 10 of the draft. On draft day 2017, McCaffrey was drafted 8th overall by the Carolina Panthers and later signed a 4-year $17.2 million contract to go along with a signing bonus of $10.7 million.  During his rookie season, McCaffrey hit milestone after milestone

including scoring 7 touchdowns in a 3-week period. He also became the first Panther ever to have 100+ yards rushing and receiving in the same game. It was more of the same in 2018 as he broke the NFL record for most catches by a running back in a single season. Entering his 3rd season in the NFL in 2019, McCaffrey will look to continue to dominate at his position. He will once again be the Panthers’ most used weapon on offense and will be on the catalyst for many fantasy football champions.


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wim The Globe lasted from July 11th to the 14th. On the opening night, there was a soiree, where guests mingled under the tent, sipped Volcanic Vodka cocktails, and were photographed with a giant statue of butterfly wings. The shows that took place Friday included a poolside show by Peruvian brand Nalla Swim, followed by a runway show by Mister George Collection, and a second runway show titled Greatest Luv by Viggo Fashion. Saturday included a poolside show by Paul + Rade, a runway group show with Plenilunio Brand by Colombian designers Maria Antonia Jimenez and Valeria Restrepo, EK Dezoti by African designer Eryck Dezoti, Paul + Rade by Brazilian designer Bruna Andrade, and Los Angeles native Paul Hugo, as well as a runway group show presented by The Coleman Group including Maly Swimwear, Ankara Delights, and VersaLux by Florentine West, founder of the Fort Lauderdale Fashion Week. On Sunday, the event came to an end with an emerging designer showcase which included Sol + Sorbet by Gina Kravitz, Bikini Me Crazy, and Abacaxi Keeni by Brazilian designer Lana Meduric. The closing show featured Cioccolato Couture by Eastern European Influencer and designer Eliya Cioccolato.

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NEW SEASON, NEW FITNESS.

Midtown is rolling out new programs and classes this fall—and there’s something for everyone. Our new Firehouse class will challenge our fittest members, while Multi SkillZ will teach kids the basics of any sport. Or, pop in ReGen for an intense, post workout recovery.

Learn more at midtown.com/classes-programs

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: A LA CARTE

SHRIMP Pad Thai

By Executive Chef Richard Huang Casa Sensei casasensei.com

Try this appealing combination of sweet and sour flavors! Satisfy your seafood craving this month with this easy-to-make Shrimp Pad Thai recipe. This month’s A La Carte originated from Thailand where this stir-fried rice noodle dish is commonly served in both the streets and at most restaurants. An international dish you can’t miss!

INGREDIENTS: • 4 oz. Raw shrimp peeled and deveined • 1.2 oz. Fish sauce • 1.1 oz. Vinegar • 1.6 oz. Sugar • ¼ tsp. Paprika • ¼ tsp. Chicken bouillon • 6 oz. Dry rice noodles • ¼ tsp. Pickled radish • 1 tbsp. Minced scallions • 2 tbsp. Bean sprouts • 1 Egg

PREPARATION OF SAUCE

Mix fish sauce, vinegar, sugar, paprika and chicken bouillon in a small pot and bring to a

boil. Simmer for 10 minutes

on low heat. Cool sauce for 30 minutes.

PREPARATION OF SHRIMP

Heat wok on high with a little canola oil and add shrimp. Toss until fully cooked. Set aside.

PREPARATION OF NOODLES

Boil rice noodles for 3 minutes in a small pot. Then drain and set aside.

FINAL PREPARATION

Heat wok with a little canola

oil drizzle. Then add scallions,

bean sprouts, egg, and pickled radish. Toss for 60 seconds while mixing continuously.

Afterwards, transfer noodles, sauce, and shrimp into the

wok, mix with vegetables and

toss in wok for another 60 seconds. Lastly, serve with a lime wedge on the side. Enjoy!

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: LAST WORD

H URR I C A N E CLAIMS All Claims Solutions answers questions about hurricane property damage and what your next steps should be. By Christian & Laura Hernandez Owners of All Claims Solutions

allclaimssolutions.com During the last decade we have successfully represented thousands of homeowners who are still recovering from roof damages caused by Hurricane Irma and other natural disasters.

HOW DID HURRICANE IRMA AFFECT HOMES AND WHY HAVE SOME HOMEOWNERS WAITED UNTIL NOW TO PROCESS THEIR CLAIM? Hurricane Irma was a dry hurricane that created lots of damage to all types of roofs. However, due to the small amount of rain, in many cases water stains were not visible inside properties until the raining season began. Therefore, many home owners didn’t realize (or have yet to realize) that this cyclone affected their properties and that they are in urgent need of a new roofing system. ARE FLORIDIANS STILL ON TIME TO FILE HURRICANE IRMA CLAIMS? Yes, but the statute of limitations to report a claim in Florida is three years. Even if homeowners have switched carriers or have no insurance at all at this moment, as long as they had a policy effective on September 10th, 2017, they still have the right to be covered. CAN HOMEOWNERS FILE A CLAIM BY THEMSELVES? Yes, but when you file a claim, insurance companies have adjusters protecting their interests. You should have an expert on your side too. In a recent study, a Florida government agency concluded that claimants represented by public adjusters, collected an average of over 700% more than those that did not seek representation. HOW DOES THE TEAM AT ALL CLAIMS SOLUTIONS GET PAID? We are only paid once we are successful with a claim. There are no at front costs or out of pocket expenses from the insured. Our percentage comes from the insurance claim’s proceeds. We maximize the claim in a way that our clients are able to perform all repairs with their net amount after our fee and deductible. 64

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WILL MY INSURANCE COMPANY INCREASE MY PREMIUM OR DROP ME IF I FILE A CLAIM? Insurance companies can drop you or increase your premium at any time, even if you have never filed a claim. At the end of each policy period, they can decide to either renew the policy or not, and you can also find a new carrier whenever it is needed. Remember, there are no benefits for staying with the same company for a long time. WHY WAS 2005 SO IMPORTANT? Right after many houses got affected by Hurricane Wilma and Hurricane Katrina in 2005, roofing contractors started using a new technique for laying roof tiles that provided more wind resistance. It is highly possible that a roof that was installed before 2005, has a combination of discontinued tiles and evidence of wind damage. It’s important to get this checked out if this is the case. HOW CAN SOMEONE QUALIFY? All residents in the tri-county area can contact us at any time to schedule a free inspection and policy evaluation. We are here to help!


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