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SUMMER ISSUE INN CROWD THE STAY AND PLAY JARED GALBUT GALE GETAWAY LMGFL.COM LMGFL COM LMGFL.COM JUNE 2 0 5 LMGFL.COM JUNE 20 15 M L. O U UNE 2015 1 Developed by Sales Center Open 7 Days 1800 E. Las Olas Boulevard Fort Lauderdale FL 33301 920 Intracoastal Drive Ft. Lauderdale FL A boutique 16-story condominium overlooking the d Intracoastal Waterway Bonnet House Museum & Gardens and the Atlantic Ocean. From 595 sq. ft. 35 modern residences Private boat slips 10-foot Impact glass Resort pool Oversized terraces Chef s kitchens Fitness Center SmartHome ready Exclusive Sales & Marketing by Peter Barkin Mark Gilman Sales Center 954.416.2872 2015 Ocean Land Investments Inc. Note There are various methods for calculating the square footage of a unit and depending on the method of calculation the quoted square footage of the unit may vary by more than a construction other permitted changes to the unit and settling and shifting of improvements actual square footage of a unit may also be affected. Developer does not make any representation or warranty as to the actual size dimensions (including ceiling heights) or square footage of any unit. Square footages shown in any advertisement were determined from the outside surface of exterior walls and the middle of interior demising walls which walls are part of the common elements. Developer reserves the right to renderings are artists conceptions and all dimensions are approximate. Developer s renderings are subject to change. Oral representations and or renderings cannot be relied upon as correctly stating the representations of the developer. For binding representations make reference to the documents required by Section 718.503 Florida Statutes to be furnished by a developer to a buyer or lessee. 2 JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM LIVE ON THE WATER IN EAST FT. LAUDERDALE If you love life on the water then a waterfront condo is where you belong. Ocean Land Investments presents AquaBlu AquaMar and AquaLuna three exceptional new reasons to move east. Stop Dreaming Start Living. 21-31-41 Isle of Venice Drive Ft. Lauderdale FL 20-30 Isle of Venice Drive Ft. Lauderdale FL A stunning modern condo building with just 20 residences each with a private deep-water yacht slip and rooftop entertainment terrace. From 550 sq. ft. Fitness center Heated saltwater pool Finished garage A unique collection of 16 luxury residences on the Isle of Venice boasting panoramic views of the water and Downtown Fort Lauderdale. From 525 sq. ft. impact glass SmartHome ready Optional rooftop terraces Oversized residence terraces Summer kitchens LMGFL.COM JUNE 2015 3 4 JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS MAKE REFERENCE TO THIS BROCHURE AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503 FLORIDA STATUTES TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. LMGFL.COM JUNE 2015 5 We are pledged to the letter and spirit of the U.S. policy for the achievement of equal housing opportunity throughout the Nation. We encourage and support an affirmative advertising and marketing program in which there are no barriers to obtaining housing because of race color religion sex handicap familial status or national origin. Oral representation cannot be relied upon as correctly stating representations of the developer. For correct representations make reference to the documents required by section 6 JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM time to sell the house. fort lauderdale s most beautiful waterfront residence is under construction. opening fall 2016 Sales Gallery relocated to 1200 E. Las Olas Blvd. PREMIER DEVELOPERS 718.503 Florida Statues to be furnished by a developer to a buyer. Obtain the property report required by federal law and read it before signing anything. No federal agency has judged the merits or value if any of this property. All features dimensions drawings graphic material pictures conceptual renderings plans and specifications are not necessarily an accurate depiction and are subject to change without notice and Developer expressly reserves the right to make modifications. LMGFL.COM JUNE 2015 7 8 SINGLE FAMILY HOMES NO HOA MALIBU Beach Houses PRESENTATION OFFICE 350 BALBOA STREET HOPE KALLER Balboa 954-608-2421 HOPE BALBOABEACHHOUSES.COM WWW.BALBOABEACHHOUSES.COM 8 JUNE 015 JUN 01 JUN E 2 0 1 5 LMGFL.COM JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM UN 15 MG L..C MGFL.COM GF OW N D I F F E R E N T. DESIGNED BY WORL D L E AD I NG ARCH I T ECT M I CH AE L GRAVE S LU X U R Y S T U D I O S O N E T WO & T H R E E B ED R O O M S F R O M T H E 4 0 0 S A L S O AVA I L A B L E CO N D O M I N I U M R E S I D E N C E S NEW ON-SITE SALES GALLERY 551 NORTH FORT LAUDERDALE BEACH BOULEVARD FORT LAUDERDALE FLORIDA USA 866 323 9949 THEOCEANFORTLAUDERDALE.COM EXCLUSIVE SALES & MARKETING ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATION OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS MAKE REFERENCE TO THIS BROCHURE AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503 FLORIDA STATUTES TO BE FURNISHED BY DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. THE PROPERTIES OR INTEREST DESCRIBED HEREIN ARE NOT REGISTERED WITH THE GOVERNMENTS OF ANY STATE OUTSIDE OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA. THIS ADVERTISEMENT DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN OFFER TO ANY RESIDENTS OF NJ CT. HI ID IL OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION WHERE PROHIBITED UNLESS THE PROPERTY HAS BEEN REGISTERED OR EXEMPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE. PLANS FEATURES AND AMENITIES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. ALL ILLUSTRATIONS AND PLANS ARE ARTIST CONCEPTUAL RENDERINGS AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. CONRAD IS A REGISTERED TRADEMARK OF HLT CONRAD IP LLC AN AFFILIATE OF HILTON WORLDWIDE INC. ( HILTON ). THE RESIDENCES ARE NOT OWNED DEVELOPED OR SOLD BY HILTON AND HILTON DOES NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS WARRANTIES OR GUARANTIES WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO THE RESIDENCES. THE DEVELOPER USES THE CONRAD BRAND NAME AND CERTAIN CONRAD TRADEMARKS (THE TRADEMARKS ) UNDER A LIMITED NON-EXCLUSIVE NON-TRANSFERABLE LICENSE FROM HILTON. THE LICENSE MAY BE TERMINATED OR MAY EXPIRE WITHOUT RENEWAL IN WHICH CASE THE RESIDENCES WILL NOT BE IDENTIFIED AS A CONRAD BRANDED PROJECT OR HAVE ANY RIGHTS TO USE THE TRADEMARKS. LMGFL.COM JUNE 2015 9 10 JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM LMGFL.COM JUNE 2015 11 TABLE OF CONTENTS FEATURES HOTELIER JARED GALBUT ON THE FUTURE OF FORT LAUDERDALE GALE GETAWAY 52 16 18 24 EDITOR S LETTER CULTURAL CALENDAR SHIREEN ON THE SCENE DEPARTMENTS 42 FAB DAD GIFT GUIDE 70 FEDERAL FITNESS 78 BUSINESS OPPENHEIM LAW 86 BITES BY BOAT DOCK AND DINE 88 DINING AT ADENA GRILL 98 REAL ESTATE 100 SCENE ON SITE STAYCATIONS WHERE THE INN CROWD IS STAYING & PLAYING THIS SUMMER 58 28 LIFESTYLE LIVE 30 MEN S FASHION SPLASH 32 34 BEAUTY & STYLE BRIT IT GIRL SOPHIA WEBSTER LMGFL.COM JUNE 2015 13 14 JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM LMGFL.COM JUNE 2015 15 EDITOR S LETTER As someone who has perpetual wanderlust staying home has never been something I ve embraced. Even when I m on a plane headed somewhere interesting or exotic I m always plotting my next adventure. But recently the word stay has become comforting. It hit me in March as I was headed back to Fort Lauderdale from a Interviewing Jared Galbut managing staycation at the Ocean principal of Menin Hospitality over breakfast Key Resort in Key West. at The Gale Hotel South Beach. After several days of letting my cares float away with the ocean breeze I realized that I wasn t rushed to make a flight or be home by a certain time. Instead on my leisurely drive back north I was able to make a stop at Bahia Honda State Park for a dip in the turquoise water and then pause for a perfect sunset in Islamorada. After years of suffering through brutal travel delays long flights lost luggage and language barriers this time I arrived home renewed and rested. So this summer I ve vowed to stay near home and enjoy all that South Florida has to offer. After all summer here is made for LOCALS. It s the time to snag deals on hotel rooms and to feel like we have our favorite restaurants all to ourselves. In this issue we ve mapped out the top hotels and resorts offering great resident savings and unique amenities. I also sat down with the handsome Jared Galbut managing principal of Menin Hospitality for his vision on the future of staycationing in Fort Lauderdale when the new Gale Hotel opens. If you have a boat crank it up for Bites by Boat. My husband and I took the boat out to discover some of the best restaurants from Fort Lauderdale Pompano and Lighthouse Point to dock and dine this summer. If you don t own a boat we found a luxurious boat service that will take you to dinner in style. Also in this issue a trend in fitness and wellness that s being built in Fort Lauderdale. See how a huge plaza is bringing together all the elements needed to squash all your exercise excuses. When it comes to fashion Brit it girl Sophia Webster was in Boca to show off her latest collection and I promise you will have a major shoe crush on her fun designs. Oh and I participated in a thrilling fun-raiser that put me over the edge of Fort Lauderdale s tallest building I rappelled down the 110 Tower for Gilda s Club. Let me just say that my legs are still shaking but what a great cause and event Enjoy your summer. Spend time with your family and friends. And most of all soak up what it really means to live here. Don t forget to spoil dad we handpicked gifts for him too. Happy Father s Day Angela Caraway-Carlton acaraway LAS OLAS PUBLISHER Michelle Simon ASSOCIATE PUBLISHER Jill Horowitz EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Angela Caraway-Carlton ASSOCIATE EDITOR Elyssa Schwartz ASSOCIATE EDITOR Richard Shellene COPY EDITOR Sherri Balefsky CREATIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR Melanie Smit ART DIRECTOR Alexander Hernandez ART DIRECTOR Frank Papandrea GRAPHIC DESIGNER Alisha Riddle MARKETING MARKETING DIRECTOR Bruce Kalick WRITERS Felicia Levine Leah Moskowitz Shireen Sandoval PHOTOGRAPHERS DowntownPhoto Fort Lauderdale Dreamfocus Photography Linzi Altabet ADVERTISING SALES LORI CASTLE lcastle SHARI GLATTER sglatter DEBBY GOLD dgold SUZETTE GORDON suzette JILL HOROWITZ jill BONNIE JUDSON bonnie RONA LEVENSON rona CHERYL PERL cheryl DEBBIE PEROVICH dperovich BETH ROTH broth BETH TACHE beth CHAIRMAN Gary Press GENERAL MANAGER Danielle Tarrant LIFESTYLE MEDIA GROUP 3511 W. Commercial Blvd. Suite 200 Fort Lauderdale Florida 33309 954.377.9470 fax 954.617.9418 2015 Lifestyle Magazines are published by Lifestyle Media Group all rights reserved. Lifestyle Magazine is a monthly advertising magazine. All contents are protected by copyright and may not be reproduced without written consent from the publisher. The advertiser is solely responsible for ad content and holds publisher harmless from any error. 16 JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM The NEW Coral Ridge Country Club Intracoastal Condominium 11 exclusive waterfront luxury residences - Dockage available All Corner units 10 ceilings - Pre Construction prices starting at 875 000 2895 NE 33rd Court Fort Lauderdale FL 33306 Sales Office 1 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd Suite 1A 954.800.0102 WWW.33INTRACOASTAL.COM Dan Texeira Midge Clark Sasha Ezquerra LMGFL.COM JUNE 2015 17 Cultural Calendar Huey Lewis and the News What The Heart of Rock and Roll is still beating. Cruise back to the 80s with icons Huey Lewis and the News. When June 12 at 8 p.m. Where Hard Rock Live Tickets 60 80 JUNEeventsHIGHLIGHTS Charli XCX What This English pop star Sushi & Stroll What Take a tranquil stroll in the gardens sip summer sake savor sushi then enjoy a high-energy taiko drum performance. When June 12 at 5 30 p.m. Where Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens Tickets 5 7 is making her way to Fort Lauderdale. Her big break came when she collaborated with Iggy Azalea on the hit Fancy and her career has since skyrocketed. When June 15 at 7 p.m. Where Revolution Live Tickets 21.50 23 Mario Cantone On The Way To Broadway What Best known for his role on Sex and the City and his one-man show Laugh Whore Mario Cantone brings his newest show On the Way to Broadway to the Parker Playhouse. With music comedy and a kickin band expect Cantone s irreverent humor and wickedly funny impersonations. When June 13 at 8 p.m. Where Parker Playhouse Tickets 28 98 Chuggington Live The Great Rescue Adventure What Bring the kids out for a night with Chuggington Live Come see Koko Wilson and all the others as they take on another adventure. When June 20 at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Where Broward Center for the Performing Arts Tickets 15 85 Lauderdale Live What This live concert series returns to downtown Fort Jon Lovitz What Have a night filled with laughter as you eat drink and watch Jon Lovitz s stand-up comedy. His humor and wit make for a great show. When June 26 27 Where Improv Fort Lauderdale Tickets 30 Lauderdale with a lineup that includes Phillip Phillips O.A.R. Sister Hazel and more. When June 19 21 Where Huizenga Plaza Tickets 39.50 and up 18 JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM ON THE OCEAN OF THE OCEAN 72 RESIDENCES ONE E XCLUSIVE BE ACH INFINITE POSSIBILIT Y Ultra-luxurious residences in one of South Florida s most desirable oceanfront locations. Distinctive architectural design by Arquitectonica to the tasteful articulation of its social spaces from Interiors by Steven G. From the Low 900s 730 NORTH OCEAN BOULEVARD POMPANO BEACH FL 33062 954.357.3428 Sabbia Beach Exclusive Sales and Marketing by This offering is subject to errors omissions prior sale change of price or withdrawal without notice and not intended to solicit currently listed property. Oral representation cannot be relied upon as correctly stating the representations of the developer. For correct representations make reference to this brochure and to the documents required by section 718.503 Florida statutes to be furnished by a developer to a buyer or lessee. This is not an offer to sell or solicitation of offers to buy condominium units in states where such offer or solicitation cannot be made. Prices plans and specifications are subject to change without notice. Void in states where prohibited. Additional restrictions may apply. Artist s conceptual rendering. Advertising & Interactive by Miami Developed by LMGFL.COM JUNE 2015 19 Happy Hours Drink& Eat& Meet III FORKS DAILY 4-7PM (AT THE BAR) ADENA GRILL & WINE BAR MON-FRI 5-7PM (AT THE BAR) BRIO TUSCAN GRILLE MON-FRI 3 30-6 30PM 9PM-CLOSE (AT THE BAR) CANTINA LAREDO MON-FRI 4-7PM SAT 12-5PM (AT THE BAR) FRANKEY S SPORTS BAR MON-FRI 3-7PM & 11PM-CLOSE MARTINI BAR WED-FRI 4-8PM SAT 7-8PM MIJANA LEBANESE CUISINE MON-FRI 4-7PM PALADAR LATIN KITCHEN & RUM BAR DAILY 4-7PM SUN-THU 9-11PM ROK BRGR MON-FRI 3-7PM STRIKE 10 BOWLING & SPORTS LOUNGE MON-THU 5-7PM TEXAS DE BRAZIL MON-FRI 5-7PM YARD HOUSE MON-FRI 3-6PM SUN-WED 10PM-CLOSE 501 South Federal Highway Hallandale Beach FL 33009 954.378.0900 20 JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM 2015 California Closet Company Inc. All rights reserved. Franchises independently owned and operated. AD GARAGE E N T R Y WAY WA L L B E D MEDIA CENTER KIDS OFFICE STORAGE CRAFT PA N T R Y BEDROOM Every California Closets system is custom designed specifically for you and the way you live. Visit our showroom or call today for a complimentary in-home design consultation. See how your home can be more beautiful and functional with our exceptional designs exclusive finishes and accessories. BOCA RATON 302 S. Federal Highway 954.946.2218 LMGFL.COM JUNE 2015 21 ENDLESS SUMMER THE VENUE OF PERFECTION JET Events Weddings Galas Bar Bat Mitzvahs Fund Raisers Corporate Functions Not for Profit venue 5540 NW 21st Terrace Ft. Lauderdale 954.958.9900 22 JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM HARBOR BEACH WATERFRONT 174 W WATERFRONT ESTATE FOR MEGA YACHT 10 200 SQFT HARBORBEACHESTATE.COM 10 500 000 as seen on NBC OPEN HOUSE SU SUSAN RINDLEY 954 954.294.5686 susan susan susan 23 LMGFL.COM JUNE 2015 SHIREEN on the scene Staying in South Florida this summer Deco Drive anchor Shireen Sandoval shares her favorite places to shop and play. THE BEAUTIFUL BONNET HOUSE The first time I saw the Bonnet House I was in complete awe of its beauty. The bright-yellow open-air Spanish-style home snuggled into 35 acres of lush greenery in Fort Lauderdale isn t just unique it s incredibly captivating. Although its grounds date back thousands of years as far back as when the Spanish first came in contact with the New World it was a man by the name of Hugh Taylor Birch who was responsible for making it what it is today. (I m pictured here in the courtyard wearing clothing and accessories by Serendipity Consignment Boutique in Boca Raton.) REINVENTION THE RUSTED JALOPY The Rusted Jalopy is an unusual and eclectic art workshop in downtown Fort Lauderdale s FATVillage. It s owned by designer artist Marlowe Buelvas whose specialty is taking repurposed flawed materials (copper steel metal and aluminum) and reshaping them into things that are strong and perfectly imperfect. Marlowe is most known for creating one-off items which he makes with old tools like an English wheel a bead roller and a planishing hammer all manually operated. At Rusted Jalopy Decor you can get one-of-akind handmade lamps furniture and fixtures. (I m pictured here in Marlowe s workshop wearing a design by Elektrik Boutique located on Las Olas Boulevard.) Read more about the Rusted Jalopy and the Bonnet House s rich history on Shireen s blog at 24 JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM Distributors Jewelers and Retail stores welcomeplease contact us Toll Free at 800-406-2088 For 10% off any purchase from our website use this code LMLO LM LMG L COM LMGFL.COM JUNE 20 15 LMGFL.COM JUNE 2 0 1 5 MG C UN UNE 2015 NE 25 25 Pearly Whites Stanton Smiles is the leading provider of dental care in Fort Lauderdale. We provide General Cosmetic & Sedation Dentistry. forget Don t your 99 Professional Whitening System 4 single visit computer designed Veneers for 3 500 Top 100 Young Dentists in the Country 2001 Faculty Nova Dental School R D Orapharma Philips Oral Healthcare Sirona CADCAM Instructor Consultant International lecturer on dental technology & advanced cosmetic techniques Rob B. Stanton DMD Ph. 954.568.9788 26 JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM 3038 N Federal Hwy Ste H Fort Lauderdale FL 33306 A Master-Planned Community Located Among Some of the Country s Most Expensive Real Estate in One of Its Most Desirable Locations There are Only Twenty-Nine Homes Available... DON T LET THIS RARE OPPORTUNITY SLIP AWAY Walk to Beach Restaurants Boutique Shops and Entertainment Spacious Balconies on Every Floor with Fourth Level Rooftop Sky Terrace Boasting Spectacular Ocean Intracoastal and City Views. Private Deeded Boat Docks Available with Unrestricted Ocean Access No Fixed Bridges. Prices From 1 Million to 2.2 Million 230 Shore Court Lauderdale by the Sea Florida 33308 954-681-4897 SkY230 .com LMGFL.COM JUNE 2015 27 who what wear Mary Robinson a broker associate for Oyler & Robinson Keller Williams is wearing a dress by Adrianna Papell Michael Kors handbag and Steve Madden shoes Bradley Deckelbaum Beki Luecke Fernando de Nu ez y Lugones principal at Premier Developers a student from England is executive vice president of is wearing a Theory jacket development at ONE Sotheby s wearing a Sugarlips top and skirt Thomas Pink shirt AG jeans and and River Island shoes International Realty is wearing Johnston & Murphy shoes an Ermenegildo Zegna suit and Alain Mamane a broker for Solterra Corporation is wearing a suit by Tiger of Sweden and Prada shoes 28 JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM RIVA FORT LAUDERDALE ON APRIL 2 2015 GUESTS CELEBRATED THE CONSTRUCTION LAUNCH OF RIVA FORT LAUDERDALE S NEWEST MAJOR LUXURY CONDOMINIUM RESIDENCE ALONG THE MIDDLE RIVER. SCHEDULED FOR COMPLETION IN 2016 RIVA WILL INCLUDE STUNNING PANORAMIC VIEWS OF THE OCEAN AND THE DOWNTOWN SKYLINE. Roy Oppenheim senior partner of Oppenheim Law is wearing a Canali jacket purchased in Hong Kong and Cole Haan shoes Steve Wetzler a real estate agent for The K Company Fort Lauderdale is wearing a Penguin shirt and pants and Sperry shoes Grant Lundberg a sales associate at RIVA Fort Lauderdale is wearing a Tommy and Donald J Pliner shoes Lianna Bianco a sales associate at RIVA Fort Lauderdale is wearing a Haute Hippie dress and Yves Saint Laurent shoes Mayor of Fort Lauderdale Jack Seiler is wearing a Ralph Lauren blazer and Mephisto shoes LMGFL.COM JUNE 2015 29 Photos by Linzi Altabet MEN S FASHION Splash Neiman Marcus Fort Lauderdale presented its 2015 Men s Runway Show with the hottest summer trends. Mix don t match the linen summer jacket all whites from bright to sandy beige and splashing out with the perfect swim short just in time for his fashionable Father s Day gift ABOVE Elias Synalovski VP GM Neiman Marcus Fort Lauderdale Javier Echenique-Vico and Doug Ames 30 JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM OPPENHEIM LAW Providing strategic valuable counsel to those that have earned it. 2500 Weston Road Suite 404 Weston 33331 LMGFL.COM JUNE 2015 31 BEAUTY AND BY LEAH MOSKOWITZ It s already June which means it s officially summer. Take advantage of living where others vacation and enjoy my product picks for looking HOT all season long style DON T FORGET DAD St. Tropez Self Tan Bronzing Mousse If you don t have time to soak up the sun fake a golden glow with this self-tanner. I love the whole line but especially this mousse. If you need color on the double try the new Express Bronzing Mousse. 18- 44 and Ulta Comptoir Sud Pacifique Perfumes I love to wear a fresh island scent during the summer months and this brand s scent collection has been my favorite for years specifically the Vanille Coco and the Vanille Abricot. They re available in both a spray and a rollerball perfect for tossing into your beach bag. 32 20 Sephora and Nordstrom 2 Aloha from OPI Nail Polish This is the perfect shade for summer. The creamy coral-red polish will get you in the island spirit even if you re just saying aloha from the South Florida beaches. 5- 9 and drugstores Bleu de Chanel This is my absolute favorite men s cologne It s also available in a refillable travel spray ( 75) and an after-shave lotion ( 55) both of which would make the perfect gift for Father s Day 70- 122 Sephora and department stores Jack Black Intense Therapy Lip Balm SPF 25 Protect your guy s puckers with this SPF lip balm. It s available in five scents and will relieve dry and irritated lips as well as block them from the rays. 7.50 Ulta and department stores Billy Jealousy Hydroplane Super-Slick Shave Cream Unlike me my husband is not a huge fan of products but this shaving cream is his constant go-to. He loves the smooth shave he gets with it and it doesn t irritate his sensitive skin. Plus he s in good company as Esquire named it Best Shaving Cream. 20 and Ulta Lifestyle s beauty columnist lumnist and blogger of Live ive Love Lipstick Leah eah Moskowitz is devoted to bringing ringing you what s new ew and hot. Visit for additional tips and tricks 32 JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM LMGFL.COM JUNE 2015 33 FOOTLOOSE AND FANCY FREE BY ANGELA CARAWAY-CARLTON SOPHIA WEBSTER Webster recently hopped the pond to show off her spring summer 2015 collection at Saks Fifth Avenue Boca Raton and I immediately had a shoe crush. Her latest line is full of shoes with candy-colored beaded heels zigzags angel wings speech bubbles and fun summer features like watermelons flowers pineapples and butterflies. The colorful collection is oh-so-South Florida. Webster admits that the last time she was in Miami she soaked up inspiration from our art deco buildings. Obviously the architecture the colors I definitely think that the A kitschy pink flamingo as a yard ornament No thanks. Flamingos perched on your shoes Yes please Brit it girl Sophia Webster a darling in the design world known for creating playful and whimsical shoes has a thing for the bright-pink birds and always finds a way to add some flamingo flair to her seasonal collections. I ve always loved flamingos. They re just very chic they totter around and they are very sassy. They ve become a bit of a mascot for the brand says Webster in her thick English accent. Plus pink is her favorite color 34 JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM femininity of it as well as the graphic lines are very inspiring she says. Webster who studied fine art before she started designing shoes also took time to judge fashion students at the Boca Raton Museum of Art. The students created fashion illustrations designed to complement Webster s whimsical shoes. Webster then selected her favorites which will be on display at Saks. When I was a student I got a lot of support Webster says. Any competition that would come my way I would enter it because I felt like it was such a good way to get yourself out there and get yourself noticed. The East London gal keeps growing her business. Earlier this year Webster launched a bridal line and the new mom just unveiled a line of shoes for fashionista mini-mes. Now kids from babies to 9 years old can sport cute kicks with bananas watermelons and speech bubbles that say things like Tiny Talk. Stayed tuned for more on Webster s fall line in Lifestyle s September issue. Top Webster at her meet and greet at Saks Fifth Avenue Boca Raton Bottom Webster judging fashion students work at the Boca Raton Museum of Art LMGFL.COM JUNE 2015 35 SOUTH FLORIDA S MOST PROMINENT MULTICULTURAL INTERIOR DESIGN FIRM 100 000 SQUARE FOOT SHOWROOM. Corporate Showroom Pompano Beach 2818 Center Port Circle Pompano Beach FL 33064 Boutique Showroom Sunny Isles Beach 18288 Collins Avenue Sunny Isles Beach FL 33160 954.735.8223 36 JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM 305.974.0161 FL State Licensed Designer 000407 LMGFL.COM JUNE 2015 37 Can You Tell The Difference Patek Philippe Complicated Annual Calendar Gold Watch Automatic Case 37.0 mm Sapphire crystal Annual Calendar complication displaying the Day Month Date. Leather strap with deployent buckle. Two Year Warranty. BRAND NEW PRE-OWNED MINT CONDITION List Price 34 400 Daoud s Price 25 000 Why Pay The Difference Florida s Oldest and Highest Rated Jeweler Established 1895 2473 East Sunrise Boulevard Fort Lauderdale Fl 33304 954.565.2734 954.WATCHES 38 JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM PETER BARKIN REALTOR 954.675.6656 MARK GILMAN BROKER ASSOCIATE 954.557.8777 Coral Ridge Waterfront 1 997 500 100 Of Deep Waterfront Updated Mid Century Large Square Footage 5-BR 4-FBA 1-HBA 2-CG. Pool. Harbor Beach Waterfront 2 750 000 100 Of Deep Waterfront Luxurious Updates Open Floor Plan 4-BR 4-FBA 2-CG. Pool. Coral Ridge C.C. Waterfront 1 249 000 100 Of Deep Waterfront Updated Kitchen Opens To Family Room 3-BR 2-FBA 1-HBA 2-CG. Pool. Fort Lauderdale Beach Area 949 000 Steps To The Beach Open Floor Plan Vaulted Ceilings Room For A Pool. 3-BR 3-FBA 1-CPT. Harbor Beach Waterfront 7 800 000 110 Of Deep Waterfront Gated Masterpiece Enormous Square Footage 6-BR 6-FBA 3-HBA 2-CG. Victoria Isle Waterfront 1 495 000 75 Of Deep Water Rich In Details & Updates 2-BR 4F-BA Optional 3rd BR or Den Pool. New River Waterfront 2 195 000 Contemporary Sophistication Large Open Floor Plan 3-BR 3-FBA 1-HBA 2-CG. 5-Star Amenities. Victoria Park Townhome 685 000 Exquisite Bright Open Floor Plan 3-BR 3-FBA 1-HBA 2-CG. 2-Roof Top Terraces Pool. Intracoastal Penthouse 1 295 000 Breathtaking Waterway Views Multiple Balconies Enormous Square Footage 4-BR 4-FBA 2-HBA 2-CG. Specializing in East Fort Lauderdale Luxury Properties 901 East Las Olas Boulevard Fort Lauderdale Florida 33301 2015 Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. All Rights Reserved. Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC fully supports the principles of the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Opportunity Act. Operated by a subsidiary of NRT LLC. Coldwell Banker the Coldwell Banker Logo Coldwell Banker Previews International the Previews International logo and Dedicated to Luxury Real Estate are registered and unregistered service marks owned by Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. LMGFL.COM JUNE 2015 39 40 JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM We like your look. S H O W U S Y O U R H E A LT H Y S E L F I E . Northwest Medical Center Plantation General Hospital University Hospital & Medical Center Westside Regional Medical Center What are you doing to stay healthy Are you walking running or swimming Maybe you re in a dance or healthy cooking class. Enter our HEALTHYSelfie Contes t by liking one Healthy SELFIE CONTEST of our Facebook pages and uploading your favorite healthy-related selfie by July 30th. You could become the face of our next awareness campaign and win 5 000 for your favorite charity. See our Facebook pages for contest details NorthwestMedicalCenter PlantationGeneral UniversityHMC WestsideRMC See official rules on Facebook. 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Miami is going to Fort Lauderdale to get away from it all says Jared Galbut the managing principal of Menin Hospitality. Galbut and business partner cousin Keith Menin are bringing their South Beach swagger to the 954. The pair is helping reincarnate the old Escape Hotel on Fort Lauderdale Beach into a second Gale hotel. They will eventually manage the hotel and its food and beverage outlets when it opens in late 2017. As we sip coffee together at the Gale South Beach Galbut says his group looks for buildings with a past and admits he was instantly drawn to the Escape Hotel which was built in 1948 because it mirrored the story behind the current Gale. It s a two- to three-story property located right behind the W in Fort Lauderdale Galbut says. It was a hotel and then a nursing home for awhile which is the same story as the Gale South Beach. If you haven t been to the Gale South Beach it s an 87-room boutique hotel that Menin Hospitality took great care to restore to its original art deco history while mixing in modern conveniences. Galbut proudly points out the black-and-white photos of the GOING GALE BY ANGELA CARAWAY-CARLTON LMGFL.COM JUNE 2015 53 old hotel that line the walls along with pictures of his own family which has deep roots in developing Miami Beach for more than 80 years. The Gale s signature Italian restaurant Dolce just won Bravo TV s Best New Restaurant while its lounge Rec Room is a frequent celebrity hangout. Galbut says the new Fort Lauderdale property will tell its own story. The 96-room hotel will have a similar look and feel to the Gale South Beach but adapted a little more to the Fort Lauderdale lifestyle and history Galbut says. For us it s a little more nautical a little more beachy a little more relaxed. Galbut believes his company knows how to pinpoint what s missing in a certain market and fill that void. With successes like Radio Bar and Bodega Taqueria in South Beach the homegrown hotelier says Fort Lauderdale is ripe and ready for more places to dine and party. We are going to be opening up five to seven food and beverage outlets and nightlife venues over the next three years in Fort Lauderdale says Galbut. We ve got some really interesting concepts that we re coming up with something really different that hasn t been seen in the area. THIS JUST IN Menin Hospitality has taken over the food and beverage outlets at Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach and has potential plans to renovate the resort and marina. 54 JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM LMGFL COM JUNE 2 0 15 LMGFL.COM JUNE 20 1 5 GFL. OM JUN 2015 FL.COM FL. L UN N 55 55 dive from the beach to a natural reef feel the sand between your toes explore unique shops and savor open air dining Spend a day or night with us. We re closer than you think. LAUDERDALE BY-THE-SEA 56 JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM I Commercial Blvd. at the Beach LMGFL.COM JUNE 2015 57 Ocean Key Resort & Spa in Key West 58 JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM The Inn Crowd The Hottest Spots to Stay and Play This Summer BY FELICIA S. LEVINE From spectacular sunset celebrations and lavish spa treatments (yes please) to iconic golf courses and celebrity chef-prepared meals (diets be damned) Florida offers countless reasons to vacation close to home. If you re searching for a summer getaway look no further than our 10 ultimate hot spots. Then just get in your car and drive. LMGFL.COM JUNE 2015 59 The Pillars Hotel FORT LAUDERDALE HOT SPOT This hidden two-story gem offers the intimate luxury of a boutique property while being just two miles from all the action on Fort Lauderdale Beach. Because it s situated on the Intracoastal Waterway you can easily hop a water taxi to your destination of choice (because why drive when you can boat ). THE DISH In-room massages sunset Champagne toasts a yacht charter ... The Pillars Hotel has lavish relaxation down to a science. Don t miss The Secret Garden an exclusive private dining club where only guests and members are privy to Chef Youssef Hammi s cross-cultural cuisine. Oenophiles will appreciate the global selection of vintages handpicked by Jerome the property s restaurant manager and resident sommelier. BIG DEAL Valid through Oct. 12 2015 the Vacation Like a VIP Package includes room upgrade 100 food and beverage credit 25 American Express gift card Super Summer 2-4-1 savings card for local attractions free parking Wi-Fi and welcome beverage. DETAILS The Pillars Hotel 111 N. Birch Road Fort Lauderdale 954.467.9639 W Waterstone Resort & Marina BOCA RATON HOT SPOT Not only does the newly renovated Waterstone Resort & Marina have Boca s most breathtaking views but it also offers quick access to the beach golf courses and downtown shopping. The DoubleTree by Hilton property boldly bypasses Boca s omnipresent Mizner pink in favor of chic coastal blues crisp whites and stone accents (hence its name). We love that all 139 guest rooms offer water views. THE DISH The waterfront promenade is the ultimate chill spot with a luxury pool marina dock and sun deck. Munch on Latin-inspired comfort food at the poolside Waterstone Bar & Grill or savor Chef Matthew Mixon s fresh seafood specialties at Boca Landing (try the signature Mustard Crusted Yellowtail delish ). BIG DEAL Starting at 184 the Summer Escape Package includes deluxe water-view accommodations 25 food credit and free overnight parking. For a water adventure choose the Wave Runner Package which includes two nights a 60-minute WaveRunner tour and 25 food credit starting at 210. DETAILS Waterstone Resort & Marina 999 E. Camino Real Boca Raton 561.368.9500 60 JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM Eden Roc MIAMI BEACH HOT SPOT This sprawling oceanfront resort is quintessential glam. Designed by Morris Lapidus it debuted in 1956 when famous guests like Elizabeth Taylor and Frank Sinatra coined it the Grand Dame of Miami Beach. After a multimilliondollar renovation celebs still flock here most recently actress Alicia Silverstone and reality stars Kim and Kourtney Kardashian. THE DISH Elle Spa the first spa developed by Elle magazine features a custom scrub bar hydrotherapy circuit and a serene relaxation salon. Order a Liz Taylor cocktail at the sleek Lobby Bar before grabbing dinner at Cabana Beach Club the area s only oceanfront open-air restaurant where Chef James Rogers prepares Floribbean comfort food. Watch for Nobu Hotel at Eden Roc Miami Beach a hotel within a hotel concept scheduled to debut this summer. BIG DEAL The Sunshine Escape Package includes up to 20 percent discount for Florida residents valet parking and breakfast for two. The LGBT Wedding Celebration Package includes two nights with breakfast 15 percent food drink discount waived ceremony fee and more. DETAILS TAILS Eden Roc Miami Beach 4525 Collins Ave. Miami Beach 855.433.3676 The Brazilian Court PALM BEACH HOT SPOT Dr. Mehmet Oz actress Candice Bergen and pro golfer Lucas Glover all recently stayed at this Palm Beach landmark which is located steps from the beach and Worth Avenue s swanky shops and galleries. Cloaked in lush courtyards the Spanish-Mediterraneanstyle hotel has been popular with the rich and famous since it opened in 1926 when it was the preferred haunt for everyone from Greta Garbo to Marjorie Merriweather Post. THE DISH Enjoy Palm Beach at its ritziest from the chauffeured BMW that transports guests to and from the beach to the Fr d ric Fekkai Salon & Spa where wellcoiffed socialites undergo indulgent European facials and salon services. Prepare for the meal of a lifetime at Caf Boulud where world-renowned Chef Daniel Boulud and Executive Chef Rick Mace create French-American delights. The weekend brunch is to dine for BIG DEAL Through Sept. 30 2015 Florida residents get 15 percent off starting at 179 per night plus free valet parking. DETAILS The Brazilian Court 301 Australian Ave. Palm Beach 561.655.7740 LMGFL.COM JUNE 2015 61 Amara Cay Resort ISLAMORADA HOT SPOT Fresh from a multimillion-dollar revamp Amara Cay Resort in Islamorada is reminiscent of a hip seaside cottage. The property s understated elegance and tropical vibe make it perfect for relaxed getaways and family gatherings. The friendly concierge consists of seasoned locals more than happy to arrange your dolphin swim or fishing excursion (Islamorada is after all the world s sport-fishing capital). THE DISH We adore anywhere you can conch out on a private beach hammock with a good book. For an adrenaline rush hop a Jet Ski or check out the vibrant multicolored sea life on a snorkeling adventure. After working up an appetite head to cozy Oltremare Ristorante for Chef Dario Olivera s fine Italianinspired fare or poolside to Sparrows Rum Bar for Caribbean-inspired dishes and tropical cocktails. BIG DEAL The Escape to Islamorada Package offers a discounted deluxe room 50 gas card discounted tickets for Theater of the Sea and two free drinks. DETAILS Amara Cay Resort 80001 Overseas Highway Islamorada 305.664.0073 Mainsail Beach Inn ANNA MARIE ISLAND HOT SPOT The Mainsail Beach Inn is a standout for its easy living and coastal charm. Located on Anna Maria Island a historic little town located 50 miles south of Tampa the family-friendly beachfront escape offers furnished fully stocked (just pack a swimsuit and a toothbrush) two- and three-bedroom vacation rentals. Take a sailing course grill your fresh catch under a gazebo stroll along the marina ... or do nothing at all. THE DISH Leave your car behind and ride the old-fashioned trolley to the island s galleries kitschy gift shops and the bayfront Anna Maria City Pier. While the inn doesn t have its own restaurant it partners with neighboring Beach Bistro a Zagatrated eatery where nightly happy hours include free welcome Champagne. Prefer a quiet night in No worries The property offers room service. BIG DEAL Request the Summer Florida Rate and get 10 percent off any seven-night stay from June to August 2015. DETAILS Mainsail Beach Inn 101 66th St. Holmes Beach 888.849.2642 Thompson MIAMI BEACH HOT SPOT South Beach typically grabs all the attention but the Mid-Beach area of Collins Avenue (the stretch north of 23rd Street) is booming with new hotels. Thompson Miami Beach is our pick for the perfect mix of relaxation and partying. The brightly decorated hotel has two pools both offering stunning views of the Atlantic. THE DISH Book massages at the open-air rooftop spa clink glasses Mad Men style at 1930s House or take in the scene amid a walled forest of native plants at the outdoor Garden. Next nosh on local fare at Seagrape where celebrity chef Michelle Bernstein whips up tasty dishes. This summer guests will be treated to Top Chef alum Dale Talde s Asian-American cuisine when he opens TALDE Miami Beach. BIG DEAL Florida residents get 20 percent off the best available rate online free nightly valet parking and two welcome summer cocktails. Rates start at 229. DETAILS Thompson Miami Beach 4041 Collins Ave. Miami Beach 786.605.4041 LMGFL.COM JUNE 2015 63 Naples Grande Beach Resort NAPLES HOT SPOT This year Naples Grande Beach Resort unveiled its 18 million makeover and the results were impressive. From the guest rooms to the beach area and pools to the Naples Grande Golf Club ... no rich detail was spared. We love its location a 3-mile stretch of beach along the Gulf of Mexico and the fact that it s the only Naples hotel to include a balcony in every room. THE DISH A sun worshipper s dream the revamped resort offers water sports daybeds and butler service on a pristine beach tucked behind a 200-acre mangrove estuary. Three pools include the adults-only Palm Terrace (private cabanas with flat-screen TVs) the family-friendly Mangrove (a waterslide and rock tower) and the secluded Hibiscus Hideaway (for swimming laps or simple solitude). There s also a worldclass spa the renowned Naples Grande Golf Course and three new restaurants. BIG DEAL Best of Naples Grande Offer includes guest room with private balcony and a 50 resort credit per night. DETAILS Naples Grande Beach Resort 475 Seagate Drive Naples 855.826.5861 Trump National Doral MIAMI HOT SPOT Miami-based Trump National Doral stands out for its opulence (we expect no less from The Donald). It s home to the iconic Blue Monster championship golf course and Taylormade Performance Lab (for custom-fit clubs) and is just a quick jaunt from downtown South Beach and Coral Gables. Oh and bring Fido Pets get special beds room service and rides to the dog park. THE DISH Celebs Justin Timberlake and Michael Douglas are fans of the property s four championship golf courses and mouthwatering food. BLT Prime is the resort s signature American steakhouse (carnivores will love the 28-day dry-aged NY Strip) with veranda seating overlooking the greens. For alfresco dining head to Champions Bar & Grill for tasty Chicken Lollipops and Naked Burgers. Or grab an icy beverage at the poolside Palm Grill. Cap off the day with a deeptissue massage at the posh spa. BIG DEAL The Trump Select Golf Spa Package starts at 205 per person and includes nightly room breakfast for two round of golf and 50-minute spa treatment per room. The Rise and Dine Package starts at 245 per night in a deluxe guest room with daily breakfast for two at BLT Prime. DETAILS Trump National Doral 4400 NW 87th Ave. Miami 305.592.2000 64 JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM Ocean Key Resort & Spa KEY WEST HOT SPOT Perched at the tip of Margaritaville Ocean Key Resort & Spa wins our vote for its idyllic location and Sunset Pier a party spot with the best seats in town for the island s nightly sunset celebration. It s nestled between Key West Harbor and Mallory Square right on Duval Street which is home to funky shops restaurants pubs and wine bars. THE DISH Even jaded spagoers will flip for SpaTerre s 110-minute Javanese Royal Treatment which includes a Balinese massage herbal exfoliation cool yogurt splash aromatic shower and traditional soaking tub filled with rose petals. Dining is equally sumptuous at Hot Tin Roof named after former Keys resident Tennessee Williams where Chef Scott Maurer serves Cuban-themed fare. Toast your vacation at Liquid Pool Bar & Lounge where sunbathing is rewarded with complimentary frozen fruit skewers and coco mango-misted towels. BIG DEAL Florida residents get 10 percent off nightly rate. The Live to Play Another Day Package starts at 869 per night with room upgrade daily breakfast for two at Hot Tin Roof one cocktail daily and Rejuvenating Massage for two with Isotonic B-12 vitamin shots. DETAILS Ocean Key Resort & Spa 0 Duval St. Key West 800.328.9815 LMGFL.COM JUNE 2015 65 authenticallynaples distinctivelydowntown For Florida INN-SIDERS FLORIDA RESIDENT RATES FROM THIS SUMMER FLORIDA RESIDENTS CAN ENJOY 25% OFF OUR LUXURIOUS GUEST ROOMS AND EXCLUSIVE CLUB LEVEL SUITES MIDWEEK AND 20% OFF WEEKENDS. ALL GUESTS CAN DELIGHT IN OUR DOWNTOWN NAPLES LOCATION ROOFTOP OASIS POOL THE SOOTHING SPA ON FIFTH PLUS WEEKLY PROMOTIONS AT OUR POPULAR RESTAURANT 149 Based on availability restrictions apply. 25% OFF rate available Sunday Tuesday 20% OFF rate available Wednesday Saturday. Guest room and Club Level discounts valid through 10 15 2015. For Florida Resident rate a valid Florida Drivers License must be presented at check-in. 699 5th Avenue South Naples Florida 34102 888.403.8778 2015 W e invite you to enjoy the fresh & natural ingredients we use edients to make our food juices and smoothies. Dine in take out or e let us cater your next event. NOW OPEN MONDAY FRIDAY 8AM TO 8PM AND SATURDAY 8AM TO 4PM. Gourmet Garden Cafe & Juices is offering fresh and delicious meals to you all elicious day With over 200 items there is something for everyone. Enjoy our d li i E j delicious breakfast options soups flatbreads salads burgers smoothies and juices. Juice cleanses also available. 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While it may look like any other large commercial plaza if you take a closer look you may notice a unique theme emerging. Children moving and playing on an open green space yogis drenched in sweat carrying their mats from hot yoga 20-somethings going straight from barre class to the bar families hauling out bags of organic produce. This plaza is quickly building a foundation of fitness and wellness and a happening new hangout in Fort Lauderdale. Tucked inside the sprawling plaza are four (yes four) different boutique fitness studios offering pretty much every type of popular a la carte workout on the market. We ve focused a lot on wellness. We recently opened Orangetheory Fitness and Core Contour. They join Barkan Method Hot Yoga and Pure Barre already located in the center says Jami Passer managing director for EDENS the developer of the Union Planters Plaza. Our new retail partners are bringing entirely new concepts to the Fort Lauderdale market. Core Contour owner Jen Capps lunging on the Megaformer Core Contour which offers the Lagree fitness method from Los Angeles is the latest spot to tone and tighten. Unlike other fast and furious workouts the motto here is 70 JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM the slower you move the better your results. You ll be slowly planking lunging and lifting on the Megaformer (an amped-up Pilates machine) for a muscle-quivering 50 minutes. When we move slow we are effectively stimulating the slow-twitch muscle fibers that are responsible for burning fat and strengthening the body in areas we don t usually work says Jen Capps owner of Core Contour. If you do this two to three times a week you will see results in about a month or less she promises. Core Contour s next-door neighbor is Orangetheory Fitness. During this one-hour group workout you ll rotate between lightening-fast rounds of running on a treadmill rowing and weightlifting. Jackie Menapace the regional marketing coordinator for Orangetheory Fitness says Orangetheory is a highimpact class that can t be compared to any other workout. It s a heart-rate based workout that monitors your 5-zone intervals during your session which isn t offered by any of the other studios. No matter which exercise routine you choose (or try them all) it s all about building a healthier community. People can spend the whole day here says Passer. They could take a fitness class in the morning go grocery shopping at Whole Foods have lunch at Piola enjoy the afternoon sunshine on the green space and then select fresh produce at the weekly farmer s market to take home for dinner. With all the studios within walking distance one might think it would create some not-so-friendly competition. Not at all says Capps I always laugh when people say that because there s so much synergy between the four of us here. I m honored to be part of this. 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Oppenheim however would sometimes come home at 5 or 6 a.m. with bagels after working all night. We d buy tickets to a Broadway show and I d have to give them to my secretary because I couldn t go Oppenheim says. And there were a lot of last-minute cancellations for dinner with friends. The pair started looking at law partners in their 40s and didn t think they were nurturing their children very well. Before we had children we said this was not the lifestyle we envisioned Oppenheim says. They moved to South Florida working with prominent firms in Miami and Pilelsky then working in the state attorney s office. Her father thought there would be opportunity opening a firm in the new community of Weston. And so the law firm of Ellen B. Pilelsky was formed. Oppenheim left his Miami firm Real estate lawyer Roy Oppenheim recalls when everything changed for his legal practice and the U.S. financial system. His wife Ellen B. Pilelsky started their law firm in Weston in 1989 when the area had more cows than people. As Weston grew so did their business which included Weston Title & Escrow Inc. In the mid-2000s they were riding an unprecedented wave of activity in South Florida. We had this great development practice all these clients building developing and flipping. It was just insane. People were flying and the phone was ringing. Then one day it was like the Twilight Zone says Oppenheim snapping his fingers and waving his arms like an NFL referee signaling no catch. Oppenheim who had previously worked as a securities lawyer on Wall Street watched as AIG and Lehman Brothers imploded. College savings accounts were temporarily frozen. I start seeing red really red. At the same time people were walking in and saying I can t pay my mortgage he says. First it was a handful of people but it turned into hundreds. A FRIEND SAID TO ME ROY YOUR PHONE IS NOT RINGING. NO ONE IS WALKING IN. NO ONE IS DOING ANYTHING. FIGURE IT OUT. this pivot and turn the tables His decision to fight lenders would put him in the national spotlight about foreclosure practices. The beginning Oppenheim s trek into the rabbit hole of foreclosures would never had happened if he and his wife didn t want to have a good work life balance. They first met in the LMGFL.COM JUNE 2015 79 on July 4 1990 which he calls his independence day and joined Pilelsky s practice. I was no longer going to be tethered to a large firm. I wanted to have balance in my life he says. The Oppenheims pride themselves on subsequently not missing major events with their children such as their daughter Melissa s rowing regattas or their daughter Wendi s fencing matches. Melissa now works for Facebook and Wendi is at Google. Their son Lance an awardwinning filmmaker will be attending Harvard in the fall after having spent part of a gap year filming his next movie in Southeast Asia. A work life balance also allows them to be active in the community. Pilelsky drafted the incorporation papers for B nai Aviv Synagogue and both have served on the board. Oppenheim formed the Weston Democratic Club and ended up attending President Clinton s inauguration with the entire family. The couple initially faced a lot of jokes about working in Weston when the ratio of cows to people was about 10 to 1. But then came the wave of development that would see Weston grow to 65 672 residents. Weston developer Arvida who had been a client of Oppenheim s firm in Miami gave them a lot of work. A billion and a half dollars in closings later that s what happened Oppenheim says. Oppenheim Law is the oldest and largest law firm in Weston with four other attorneys and more than 20 employees. It handles consumerrelated class actions including Firestone tires and DuPont s Teflon personal injury cases commercial litigation and business law. Oppenheim is more of the public face of the firm with his South Florida Law Blog YouTube channel and scholarly law review articles on the foreclosure crisis. Pilelsky who is known for having a good bedside 80 JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM manner with clients handles the firm s administration. The foreclosure crisis hits The housing meltdown changed the nature of the practice. Oppenheim was soon busy defending hundreds of clients facing foreclosure. His background on Wall Street helped him understand the securitization of mortgages while his title work provided insight into the chain of custody of documents. Very quickly we saw the chains of title were broken nonexistent or fraudulent he says. It became apparent that in many cases the banks had falsified and forged documents and that s how the robo-signing crises evolved. There was a group of lawyers like myself who brought this to the attention of the authorities and media. We ended up winning and beating the banks in excess of 80 times modified hundreds of loans and handled hundreds of short sales and negotiated settlements. Oppenheim has been quoted as an expert in foreclosure defense by The Financial Times of London The New York Times The Wall Street Journal CNN and The Huffington Post. Oppenheim thought the wave would last two years but it s still going on eight years later. A pending Florida Supreme Court case is needed to sort out conflicting lower court rulings that could give lenders another bite of the foreclosure apple. It has to do with the fiveyear limitation for finishing the foreclosure of a mortgage. The fiveyear clock starts running when a lender demands full payment of the loan and interest a process known as acceleration says Oppenheim who has YouTube videos on the topic. The question is What happens in Pending cases will further clarify the law on foreclosures Florida cases where the foreclosure lawsuit was dismissed and the five years have run out In the case of U.S. Bank vs. Patricia J. Bartram the Fifth District Court of Appeal said the lender could revoke the acceleration called deacceleration and file for foreclosure again. In Deutsche Bank vs. Harry Beauvais the Third District Court of Appeal ruled that a bank cannot refile after five years when a case has been dismissed and the borrower prevailed in the original foreclosure case. Oppenheim supports that view saying deacceleration is a made-up legal fiction. Courts in Missouri New York Nevada and New Jersey have all basically ruled that you can t deaccelerate after you accelerate a loan he says. Oppenheim expects arguments in the case in October and a ruling early next year. LMGFL.COM JUNE 2015 81 82 JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM SPECIAL MARKETING SECTION Lifestyle advice WEIGHT-LOSS RESISTANCE Jessica had a purpose for her consultation with me. New year same old resolution get the weight off. Tired of being overweight she wanted to fix her metabolism once and for all and to be thin. So what have you tried in the past I inquired. Dr. Woliner what haven t I tried you mean. Jessica continued I fall for whatever quick weight loss scheme that comes around [1]. You know 30 lbs 30 days 30 . How d that work for you Well it wasn t 30. Somehow they got me to sign a contract for over 2 000. And you know I would have gladly paid that if I only got results. I can assure you that I will be honest and upfront with you. A patient has to have faith in her doctor. That was probably my problem. I never really saw a doctor. Even at the so-called medical clinics the doctor was only there for 3 hours a week and the girl that works up at the front desk was the one doing the consultations dispensing me my HCG and selling me other pills. The Sun-Sentinel ran an expose on HCG diet clinics showing how they offered more hype than help [2]. On these crash diets you might lose some weight but you re also likely lose your hair develop life-threatening heart arrhythmias and gain the weight back [3]. I m done with fad diets and clinics that focus only on weight-loss. I need a doctor to look at all of me and find out why I have a weight problem to begin with. I m not just a doctor who could prescribe appetite suppressants I m a board-certified family medicine physician with a degree in Nutrition from Cornell. I prefer to look at the causes of weight gain and treat them instead. I proceeded with my 80-minute new patient exam You re looking rundown. Thinning hair fatigue and muscle spasms. You know constant dieting can cause CENTRAL HYPOTHYROIDISM low iron and electrolyte imbalances. We should check for all those. Since you re fasting today we can do a KORR INDIRECT CALORIMETRY test to measure your metabolism [4]. Jessica s metabolism measured at minus 18% less than normal and blood tests confirmed that her thyroid had shut down (normal TSH but other thyroid tests abnormal) [5]. Your low magnesium can cause those muscle spasms and even though you re not anemic your iron isn t adequate to grow hair or keep your energy levels up [6]. Is there a way I can jumpstart things I won t make the false promise of a pound a day but you ll see results pretty quickly. My diet suggestions will make it easier to get adequate protein in each day causing your metabolism to recover but until that happens we ll need to prescribe T3-based thyroid medication. We could also do iron injections to give your hair raw materials to grow again [7]. 3 months and 20 pounds lighter Jessica was very upbeat. The way I m going this is one New Year s Resolution that will be easy to keep. REFERENCES [1] I lost 350 in two weeks. Ask me how FTC Red Flag Bogus Weight Loss Claims. 2003. redflag [2] Shipley AN. Pregnancy hormone fuels Florida diet crazy many doctors call a pricey flop. Sun-Sentinel. Nov 17 2012. http health fl-hcg-weight-lossclinics-20121117 0 5417686.story [3] Shipley AN. Is HCG a health risk for dieters Some doctors fear it is. Sun-Sentinel. Nov 17 2012. http w w w. s u n - s e n t i n e l . c o m f l - h c g - p o t e n t i a l - h e a l t h risks-20121117 0 2496197.story [4] Mika Horie L et al. Resting energy expenditure in white and non-white severely obese women. Nutr Hosp. 2009 Nov-Dec 24(6) 676-81. PMID 20049370. [5] Hochberg I Hochberg Z. Hypothalamic obesity. Endocr Dev. 2010 17 185-96. PMID 19955767. [6] Vaucher P et al. Effect of iron supplementation on fatigue in nonanemic menstruating women with low ferritin a randomized controlled trial. CMAJ. 2012 Aug 7 184(11) 1247-54. PMID 22777991. [7] Deloche C et al. Low iron stores a risk factor for excessive hair loss in non-menopausal women. Eur J Dermatol. 2007 Nov-Dec 17(6) 507-12. PMID 17951130. DR. KENNETH WOLINER Board Certified Family Physician 9325 Glades Road Suite 104 Boca Raton FL 33434 561-314-0950 LMGFL.COM JUNE 2015 83 THE PRECISION OF A ROBOT MEETS THE STEADY HAND OF TOP-NOTCH SURGEON daVinci Robotic Surgical System Having surgery can be daunting. But it does not have to be. Consider a minimally invasive surgical option and you may experience Smaller incisions & fewer scars Faster healing & recovery time Depending on your condition often a shorter hospital stay Broward Health Imperial Point offers a wide-array of minimally invasive surgical services including the use of robotics. By combining the precision of advanced robotics with the steady hand of our top-notch surgeons patients may experience less pain less scarring a shorter hospital stay and a quicker return to normal activities. To find a surgeon by specialty call 954.759.7400 or visit physicians. 84 JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM BHIPRobotics 6401 N. Federal Hwy. Fort Lauderdale FL 33308 KIA Sunrise Blvd. at Sawgrass Expy. HONDA Cars I-75 & Griffin HYUNDAI EQUUS I-75 Auto Mall HYUNDAI EQUUS ON 441 at Sunrise 888-604-0536 VOLKSWAGEN I-75 Auto Mall 866-757-4644 ACURA ON 441 at Sunrise 866-757-5568 FIAT ALFA ROMEO I-75 Auto Mall 866-899-1817 HONDA Cycles I-75 & Griffin fi 50 Plus Years Since 1962 888-603-9657 866-895-5702 866-910-1420 866-812-6572 Shop or Buy at Home... LMGFL.COM JUNE 2015 85 Lifestyle cruised our local waterways to find the best spots to dock dine and drink. Here are the top places to anchor this summer. BITES BY BOAT (breakfast lunch and dinner) by boat. Nestled in a beautiful marina the laid-back and friendly cafe caters to people and their pups there is a special menu just for dogs BEST BITES With 13 rotating chefs the menu offers something for everyone. Start off with the crispy Tuna Wontons stacked with tuna tartar seaweed salad and wasabi aioli get a taste of coastal Maine with the Lobster Roll packed with huge chunks of lobster and crunchy lettuce (one of the best we ve had outside of Maine) and don t miss the perfectly cooked scallops (the night we were there they were prepared with blue cheese and pecans and served over red and golden beets). There s also a Hook and Cook special where the chef will cook your catch of the day. BEST BEVERAGES Savor homemade sangria or sip a bright pomegranate Champagne cocktail. The Rusty Hook Tavern 125 Riverside Drive Pompano Beach 954.941.2499 THE VIBE This lively new spot is a casual place to people-watch and catch megayachts cruise by your table. There s great waterfront seating and on the weekends diners benefit from the Sands Harbor Resort s live entertainment on the pool deck. BEST BITES The menu is heavy on seafood and big on flavor. The West African-born chef trained in France so every dish is full of herbs and spices. Start off with the Ahi Tuna Poke with bacon chutney and spicy mayo the Wahoo Ceviche (or fresh catch of the day) in coconut milk and the Pork Belly with a pomegranate BBQ glaze. For dinner hook the whole fish of the day often prepared with olives sweet peppers and garlic. BEST BEVERAGES Sip the fresh Thai Basil cocktail with clementine vodka basil and grapefruit or go for a kick with the Guilty Plea made with tequila Thai chili passion fruit and jalapeno. On Wednesdays score half off on bottles of wine. The Nauti Dawg Marina Cafe 2841 Marina Circle Lighthouse Point 954.941.0246 THE VIBE This off-the-beaten path restaurant run by three siblings from Lighthouse Point is the only place in Broward County where you can get all three meals 86 JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM ARRIVE IN STYLE The Pirate Republic Seafood & Grill 400 SW Third Ave. Fort Lauderdale 954.761.3500 THE VIBE This massive pirate-themed restaurant has some of the best views of the New River with a large airy deck fit for swapping tales of water adventures. Docking is made easy with 140 feet of dock space ace and seven additional slips for boaters. There s even a pool on site to cool off. BEST BITES Don t let the kitschy pirate theme fool you the real treasure here is the food. The owner Roberto sailed the world for 35 years and the menu is full of his favorite orite recipes. His wife Claudia cooks up dishes from the Caribbean Brazil Spain and beyond. Start with the spicy Fire Coral Shrimp topped with flavorful Brazilian hot peppers then move on to perfectly tenderized octopus. Definitely share seafood specialties like the Asopado de Marisco which is a bowl packed with seafood in a saffron sauce brandy and wine. Another must-try is the flavorful Brazilian dish Vatapa a complex fish and shrimp dish that takes about 20 hours to prepare. BEST BEVERAGES Pirates may be known for swigging rum but here you ll want to down the No Guts No Glory Margarita made with Patron fresh-squeezed lemon and lime and agave. Other fresh favorites are the One Eye Mojito or the Acai Caipirinha. Don t have a boat No problem Longtime boater George Allen and his girlfriend Carmen will pick you up in their luxurious 40-foot Van Dutch boat and take you to dinner in style. Think of it as your high-end limo on the water. Our passengers cruise for two hours sightseeing and relaxing with no traffic to deal with except for maybe a few dolphins or manatees along the way Allen says. The couple will scoop you up in your backyard (if you re lucky enough to live on the water) or at another waterfront location then drop you at a restaurant of your choice anywhere from Fort Lauderdale to Boca Raton to Miami. Water sodas and juices are provided however Allen says they ll cater to a customer s every whim. A slow sunset cruise to their favorite restaurant while sipping Champagne is a client favorite. Of course this kind of luxury will cost you. A twohour cruise to dinner runs around 900 but you can have up to 10 people on board. Splurge for a romantic ride with just two people or have all your friends pitch in for a raucous ride Blue Infinity Charters 786.236.0728 LMGFL.COM JUNE 2015 87 Adena Grill & Wine Bar 900 Silks Run 1740 Hallandale Beach 954.464.2333 RAISING THE STAKES AT GULFSTREAM BY ANGELA CARAWAY-CARLTON ADENA GRILL When it comes to dining at The Village at Gulfstream Park place your bets on the new Adena Grill. With a mind-blowing 7 000 bottles of wine (no I m not exaggerating) meat from its own farm and dazzling decor Adena Grill is a winner. At the sprawling restaurant walls are adorned with striking murals created by a Russian artist while other walls of glass serve as climatecontrolled wine fridges. The main dining room is large and inviting giving guests ample room for an intimate and comfortable meal. A separate glam bar is perfect for a post-race cocktail and there s even a private wine room for a romantic dinner or party. Here s the beef on the steakhouse While many restaurants tout grassfed and hormone-free meats on their menus Adena Grill can actually vouch for its bragging rights. All of the beef and chicken are fed and finished at the owner s namesake 90 000-acre farm in Ocala Florida a true farm-tofork experience. Chef Giovanni Arias formerly of health-conscious Canyon Ranch Miami Beach is spearheading the restaurant s all-natural vision. We began our meal with the creamy burrata served with strawberries figs and hazelnuts an excellent combination of sweetness and nuttiness. We also shared the Shellfish Platter which was stacked with shrimp Maine lobster stone crab claws and Massachusetts oysters. Adena Grill claims everything is out of the water and onto your plate within 24 hours and sure enough each element truly tasted like it came straight from the sea. I ve tried just about every supped- up mac and cheese in South Florida and Adena s Gnocchi Mac and Cheese tops my list. While most macs leave you feeling heavy this cheesy dish manages to taste light and pillowy. The secret The chef actually uses the entire potato to make the gnocchi along with a crispy potato skin topping Gruyere cheese and bacon. The 5-yearold in me didn t want to share. While I m not a huge carnivore my husband grew up on a beef cattle farm in Virginia so he s always my tastetester when it comes to meat. His face lit up when he tore into his Bone-In Cowboy Steak with rich marbling and perfect char. The verdict Juicy and delicious. My medium Petit Filet was also on point and so tender I was able to slice into it like butter. Adena offers several different sauces to accompany its steaks (for an additional charge) and our favorites were the Truffle Mustard and Chimichurri. Not a meat eater I enjoyed the earthiness and heartiness of the Roasted Vegetable & Barley Risotto with melt-in-your-mouth mascarpone oregano and pistachio pesto. 88 JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM LMGFL OM LMGFL.COM JUNE 2 0 1 5 LMGFL.COM JUNE 20 15 G O NE 2015 E 89 89 NSU UNIVERSITY SCHOOL CONGRATULATES the members of the class of 2015 on their acceptances to the nation s finest colleges and universities Sofia Aumann Cornell Tulane University of Michigan Vanderbilt Jared Barclay Claremont McKenna College (ED) Grant Besner Duke University (ED) Cole Bianco University of Michigan University of Pennsylvania Washington University David Branse Brown University Cornell UC Berkeley Vanderbilt Leah Bush Swarthmore College Williams College Zachary Chase Caltech Cornell Georgia Tech Johns Hopkins Giovanna Elia Parsons School of Design Rhode Island School of Design Pratt Institute Syracuse University Alejandro Fischer Brian Herskowitz Carnegie Mellon Cornell Georgia Tech UF Emory (ED) Laura Huertas Rhode Island School of Design Pratt Institute USC Eddie Hurowitz Cornell Tulane University of Michigan Rohan Rajan Duke University (ED) Allison Reiser UF University of Michigan School of Nursing University of Wisconsin School of Nursing Yamila Saiegh Vanderbilt (ED) Rachel Sereix Duke University (ED) Alyssa Woodruff Kenyon College Smith College UNC at Chapel Hill Wellesley College Naelle Zephir Boston University Georgia Tech UF Call (954) 262-4506 for more information about our junior kindergarten grade 12 college preparatory education. 90 JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM LMGFL.COM JUNE 2015 91 The physicians and staff were knowledgeable supportive and caring - 100% of the time. 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Highlights include dramatic volume ceilings resplendent marble and wood flooring huge formal living and dining rooms eat-in kitchen home theater billiard room library den and bar room with butler s wine pantry. Outdoor features include a large covered patio with several seating areas a summer kitchen private pool spa and wooden playground. 98 JVR offers CGI the best impact-resistant windows and doors in the industry. JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM Listing Price 3 000 000 Location 715 Bayshore Drive Apt 801 Listing Agent Albert Niels ONE Sotheby s International Realty 954.522.2831 Specs 3 471 sq. ft. 3 Bd 4.5 Ba FORT LAUDERDALE Highlights This one-of-a-kind condominium features exceptional modern decor his hers master baths soundproof custom doors four zones of air conditioning European appliances multiple ovens wine storage marble and granite kitchen and 270-degree ocean views. 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Kathleen Cannon and Renee Moffat Shira Kastan Amanda Gonzalez and Thais Lopez Fashion by designer Julian Chang Valentina Baraga o and Joellyn Fellmeth Beth Tache from Lifestyle Media Group with the Sole Men Charlie West Craig Eppy David Esposito Darryl Jones Jason Camardese and Abdool Gani Monica Smiciklas Jacqueline Ruscitto Elizabeth Cambareri Julie Slack Stephaney Smith and Barbara Caruso Laura Lang Ruth s Chris Steak House Fort Lauderdale Stephanie Beckwith Taylor Sica and April Lewis 102 JUNE 2015 LMGFL.COM ARE YOU DESTINED FOR GREATNESS ap o gee noun 1. the highest point in the development of something the climax or culmination. 2. Astronomy. the point in the orbit of the moon or a satellite at which it is furthest from the earth. CEO CF0 CMO COO CIO CHAIRMAN PRESIDENT SENIOR HR EXECUTIVE R X PLEASE JOIN US AS WE CELEBRATE THE 2015 HONOREES Presenting Sponsor DATE Wednesday October 21st 2015 TIME 5 30 PM LOCATION NSU Art Museum 1 East Las Olas Boulevard Fort Lauderdale FL 33301 PRICE 150 Per Ticket The evening will feature a celebratory reception inclusive of cocktails and hors d oeuvres followed by our awards program. Gold Sponsor Silver Sponsor FA M I LY O F R E C R U I T I N G C O M PAN I E S The Apogee Awards will honor a small group of South Florida s C-level executives that have achieved greatness within their profession while also working for the greater good of the community around them. Honorees will be selected by a distinguished group of business and community leaders from the tri-county area who comprise the SFBW editorial board. To learn more about the Apogee Awards to SUBMIT A NOMINATION for consideration or to purchase tickets please visit Presentied by & scene on site Laurie Jennings and Joshua Salman Craig and Yanina Hecker with Joel and Lisa Slingbaum Ali and Michael Wasserman with Brett and Amy Stern University School Main Event NSU University School families and friends enjoyed a Vegas-style Main Event that raised over 100 000 directly benefiting students from junior kindergarten to grade 12. Marla and Eric Morningstar Maria and Ariel Soffer scene on site Over The Edge For Gilda s Dan Lindblade president and CEO Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce Last Look 62 daring people rappelled 30 stories down Fort Lauderdale s 110 Tower on April 25 raising 100 000 to support Gilda s Club and those touched by cancer. 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