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FLAGLER VILLAGE THE NEW COOL KID IN TOWN HAPPIEST HOURS UP SUIT 2 JUL 0 1 JU 201 JU LY 2015 LMGFL.COM JULY 2 01 5 LMGFL.COM UL 015 15 MGFL OM MGF MGF COM G It s More than Just Your Home It s Your Legacy. South Florida s Last Private Island Privacy Born of Open Air Sea & Sky. Vast residences starting at 2 Million Penthouses ranging from 4.9 Million to 12 Million Please visit us at mypriveisland.com or call us at 855.896.7901 NOW UNDER CONSTRUCTION . Site Address 5000 Island Estates Drive Aventura FL 33160 ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS MAKE REFERENCE TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503 FLORIDA STATUTES TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. 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 artist s or architectural conceptual renderings plans prices specifications terms features dimensions amenities existing or future views and photos depicted or otherwise described herein are based upon preliminary development plans and all and are subject to architectural revisions and other changes without notice in the manner provided in the purchase agreement or other information and the offering circular and may not be relied upon. All features listed for the residences are representative only and the Developer reserves the right without notice to or approval by the Buyer to make changes or substitutions of equal or better quality for any features materials and equipment which are included with the unit. This advertisement does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy a unit in the condominium. No solicitation offer or sale of a unit in the condominium will be made in any jurisdiction in which such activity would be unlawful prior to any required registration therein. We are pledged to the letter and spirit of U.S. policy for the achievement of equal housing 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 sex religion handicap familial status or national origin. Advertising & Interactive by Miami LMGFL.COM JULY 2015 3 A CONTEMPORARY PARADISE IN WESTON BY A VISIONARY TEAM CHAD OPPENHEIM RONEY MATEU VSTARR JEFR Botaniko Weston is a private enclave of 125 modern luxury homes situated on 121 graciously landscaped acres in Weston - one of Money Magazine s best places to live. BOTANIKOWESTON.COM T 754.260.3993 EXCLUSIVE SALES & MARKETING BY TERRA REALTY LLC Broker participation welcome. Oral representation cannot be relied upon as correctly stating the presentation of the Developer for correct representation make reference to the documents required by section 718.503 Florida Statutes to be furnished by the Developer or Buyer or Lessee. Not an offer where prohibited by State Statutes. Plans features and amenities subject to change without notice. All illustrations are artist conceptual renderings and are subject to change without notice. This advertisement does not constitute an offer in the states of NY or NJ or any jurisdiction where prior registration or other qualification is required. Equal Housing Opportunity. 4 JULY 2015 LMGFL.COM FREE RING with purchase of any two rings july 2-12 THE CORAL SQUARE MALL 9451 W ATLANTIC BLVD CORAL SPRINGS FL 33071 954.341.5888 NEAR THE FOOD COURT THE SEMINOLE HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO 5762 SEMINOLE WAY HOLLYWOOD FL 33314 954.583.3035 SITUATED BESIDE TEQUILA RANCH LMGFL.COM JULY 2015 5 Some jewelry displayed patented (US Pat. No. 7 007 507) 2015 Pandora Jewelry LLC All rights reserved PANDORA.NET 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 JULY 2015 LMGFL.COM time to sell the house. fort lauderdale s most beautiful waterfront residence is under construction. opening fall 2016 riva-condo.com 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 JULY 2015 7 BEDROOM 2015 California Closet Company Inc. All rights reserved. Franchises independently owned and operated. GARAGE E N T R Y WAY WA L L B E D MEDIA CENTER KIDS OFFICE STORAGE CRAFT PA N T R Y 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. 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LMGFL COM LMGFL.COM LMGFL..COM JULY 20 15 LMGFL.COM JULY 2 0 1 5 M O UL 201 LY 2015 13 3 EDITOR S LETTER f you ve lived in South Florida long enough you know the summer drill. I hate to state the obvious but July is a HOT rainy mess. And while I m not a meteorologist I m pretty sure August will be sweltering too. Instead of hibernating (and accumulating an astronomical FPL bill) I suggest hitting the pool or beach in a fabulous swimsuit. In this issue we ve featured a Boca babe Ali Grief who s garnered a huge following with her designs in Fort Lauderdale and has now hit the big time taking her Broward swagger to California. We shot our swimsuit cover story in Fort Lauderdale s Flagler Village which we think is the new cool kid in town. From the hip and happening Rhythm & Vine a Wynwood-esque bar to a host of new eateries and places to live you ll see why this is THE place to be right now. Keeping with the staying cool theme score free AC while sipping and eating on the cheap at our top happy hour spots from Coral Springs to Deerfield Beach. These aren t your typical two-for-one places. You can clink 10 glasses of Veuve Clicquot or really get out of your comfort zone with a falafel ladies night. Yes I said falafel. The point Check out a new neighborhood (but if you re drinking be sure to take an Uber or taxi home). And no matter where you live you ll want to join an adorable Fort Lauderdale couple on a unique bike tour that s made for both locals and tourists. There are so many things to do this month so get out there and enjoy the South Florida lifestyle The A-List Angela s top lusts and musts this month Beat the scorching heat at Drinkhouse Fire and Ice Miami s first vodka ice bar. I suggest hitting the 23-degree ice bar for a unique winter wonderland experience. Can t take the frost Guests are supplied with faux fur coats and gloves. I m on a perpetual health kick. Myapapaya Juicery in Fort Lauderdale (I love the acai bowls for breakfast and the bison patty on a bed of spinach for lunch) and Christopher s Kitchen (a plant-based restaurant) in Palm Beach Gardens are my top spots for eating clean. Since we re talking happy hours in this issue be sure to hit the massive back patio at the new Louie Bossi s Ristorante on Las Olas As someone who loves designer clothes but hates paying designer prices I found a gorgeous Clover Canyon dress at my favorite consignment shop Worth Repeating in Wilton Manors a 300 dress for 42 This place is true gem for fashionistas. Miami Spa Month kicks off this month and newcomer The Spa at The Thompson Miami Beach gets my blissful vote for its rooftop oasis. For 99 choose the All About You massage. This 60-minute treatment is customized to your liking you get to pick the areas and how much time is devoted to each body part. Mine was a mixture of Thai stretching deep-tissue kneading and scalp massaging that ended with a put-you-to-sleep foot rub. Dessert alert My latest obsession mini cupcakes from the new Batter Co. Dessert Collection in Coconut Creek. My faves were the lemon and blueberry (sweet and tart) and the white chocolate raspberry. There is also a Pompano Beach location. 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Ne LI T TL E ONES WHEN Learn more at BrowardHealth.org B HCSkids. 16 16 J JULY 2015 LMGFL COM JULY 2 015 LMGFL.COM GFL O 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 2.5 Million 230 Shore Court Lauderdale by the Sea Florida 33308 954-681-4897 SkY230 .com LMGFL.COM JULY 2015 17 PUBLISHER Michelle Simon EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Angela Caraway-Carlton ASSOCIATE EDITOR Elyssa Schwartz ASSOCIATE EDITOR Richard Shellene COPY EDITOR Sherri Balefsky PERSONAL CHEF CREATIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR Melanie Smit ART DIRECTOR Alexander Hernandez ART DIRECTOR Frank Papandrea ART DIRECTOR Alisha Riddle MARKETING MARKETING DIRECTOR Bruce Kalick HEALTHY FRESHLY-PREPARED MEALS ARE OUR SPECIALTY Enjoy the culinary artistry of healthy seasonal and whole foods using high-quality ingredients prepared to your taste and dietary preferences in your own kitchen WRITERS Carissa Chesanek Leah Moskowitz Becky Randel Shireen Sandoval Madison Watt PHOTOGRAPHERS Linzi Altabet DowntownPhoto Fort Lauderdale Dreamfocus Photography Kara Starzyk Photography ADVERTISING SALES LORI CASTLE lcastle lmgfl.com SHARI GLATTER sglatter lifepubs.com DEBBY GOLD dgold lifepubs.com SUZETTE GORDON suzette lmgfl.com JILL HOROWITZ jill lmgfl.com BONNIE JUDSON bonnie lmgfl.com JORDAN KNOWLES jknowles lmgfl.com CHERYL PERL cheryl lifepubs.com DEBBIE PEROVICH dperovich lifepubs.com BETH ROTH broth lmgfl.com BETH TACHE beth lmgfl.com ABOUT THE CHEF CHEF JAMES GIEGEL is a certified Personal Chef of the American Personal and Private Chef Association and the proud owner of Giegel s Gourmet. He has over twenty-five years of experience in fine dining restaurants on Miami Beach. James brings his culinary expertise into your home to prepare gourmet meals for the entire family. Contact Chef James for a free assessment to construct menus according to your health and dietary needs. OUR SERVICES ARE IDEAL FOR BUSY FAMILIES PROFESSIONAL COUPLES CAREER-MINDED SINGLES NEW MOMS AND DADS RECOVERING FROM ILLNESS SENIOR CITIZENS PROFESSIONAL ATHLETES CHAIRMAN Gary Press GENERAL MANAGER Danielle Tarrant YOUR OWN PERSONAL CHEF AVAILABLE WEEKLY MONTHLY & FOR YOUR CATERED DINNER PARTIES GIEGEL S GOURMET FORT LAUDERDALE FL 33301 LIFESTYLE MEDIA GROUP 3511 W. Commercial Blvd. Suite 200 Fort Lauderdale Florida 33309 954.377.9470 fax 954.617.9418 www.lmgfl.com 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. (786) 879-0609 JAMES GIEGELSGOURMET.COM WWW.GIEGELSGOURMET.COM Giegel s Gourmet LLC is Licensed Insured and Servsafe Certified 18 JULY 2015 LMGFL.COM THE OCEAN. THE OCEAN. A collection of just 72 intimate ultra-luxurious residences in one of South Florida s most desirable oceanfront locations. Secure your chance to experience luxury living at the water s edge. Starting from the Low 900s 954.357.3428 SabbiaBeachCondos.com On-Site Sales Center - 730 N. Ocean Blvd. Pompano Beach 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 advertisement 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 Exclusive Sales and Marketing by LMGFL.COM JULY 2015 19 CULTURAL CALENDAR Fourth-Annual Boca Burger Battle What Fire up the grill for this sizzling summer events JULY HIGHLIGHTS Peter Pan What The Young festival featuring contenders like Morton s The Steakhouse Potions in Motion and Fort Lauderdale s Bite Gastrotruck among other well-known restaurants. The burger bash will highlight some of the best beef and alternative burgers in the area and guests will have the chance to vote for Boca s best burger. When July 11 at 7 p.m. Where Sanborn Square Park Tickets 50 120 Idina Menzel World Tour American Idol Live What American Idol fans will get the opportunity to catch the Top Five finalists from Season 14 show off their individual talents with a live band. When July 14 at 7 30 p.m. Where Parker Playhouse Tickets Starting at 60 Professionals present a high-flying performance of the classical musical about the boy who won t grow up. The show is full of fairy dust and showstopping songs. When July 2 11 Where Broward Center for the Performing Arts Tickets 10 Imagine Dragons with Metric What The beloved American rock band will perform with Metric as part of their Smoke and Mirrors Tour. When July 11 at 7 30 p.m. Where BB&T Center Tickets Starting at 65 What You probably know her as the voice of Elsa in the Disney hit movie Frozen. The awardwinning actress singer is stopping in Boca Raton on her first global tour. We bet you will be singing Let It Go all summer long When July 26 at 8 p.m. Where Mizner Park Amphitheater Tickets Starting at 51 Love Letters What This play chronicles Ariana Grande with Prince Royce What Pop sensation Ariana Grande is bringing The Honeymoon Tour to Broward County and will perform live with Latin superstar Prince Royce. Come watch the duo belt out their latest chart toppers. When July 18 at 7 30 p.m. Where BB&T Center Tickets Starting at 67 South Florida s Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry What This culinary benefit features top chefs and mixologists from more than 50 South Florida restaurants and vendors. Chefs go head-to-head in cooking competitions while raising funds to help end childhood hunger. When July 16 7 to 10 p.m. Where Loews Miami Beach Tickets 125 the relationship between two lovers through their letters to one another over a period of 50 years. Actors Ali MacGraw and Ryan O Neal bring this inspiring story of dedication and romance to life in a moving performance. When July 21 26 at 8 p.m. Where Broward Center for the Performing Arts Tickets Starting at 30 20 JULY 2015 LMGFL COM JULY 2 015 LMGFL.COM MGFL L.COM L.C LMGFL.COM JULY 2015 21 FILOMENA A STYLE OF HER OWN Maritza Fernandez founder and designer of Filomena Fernandez is a beautiful gamine brunette who oozes style. Her clothing line is a fusion of Latin American flair (she s originally from Venezuela) and Asian simplicity. It makes sense as she studied fashion in Japan when she was just starting out as a young designer. That s where she met her mentor established Tokyo designer Kyoko Higa. The two became fast friends and eventual business partners their collaboration continues to this day. Their motto Casual elegance created with design in mind. For the summer 2015 collection the line is all about color retro prints and bohemian silhouettes. SHIREEN on the scene Deco Drive Anchor Shireen Sandoval s Fashion Picks A CANDY BAG Candy Woolley has an undeniable God-given talent. She can design a purse just as good if not better than some of the best high-end designers in the business. She probably inherited her artistic gifts from her parents who are third-generation tailors. Growing up Woolley was always surrounded by fabrics textures and patterns. She learned to sew when she was just 13 and quality was something her parents instilled in her from a very early age. Woolley designs all types of silhouettes clutches in different sizes totes shoulder bags and more. Lately I ve been obsessed with her barrelshaped bag. She does a lot of custom work too with genuine leather and exotic skins. Read my full profiles on Maritza Fernandez and Candy Woolley and see more of their designs at WSVN.com. 22 JULY 2015 LMGFL.COM 21011 Johnson St. Ste 105 Pembroke Pines FL 33029 954.441.5051 w w w. M L O u t d o o r F u r n i s h i n g . c o m Ask about our next day delivery. LMGFL.COM JULY 2015 23 Great lighting illuminates. Great lighting adds more than light. 7401 W Sample Road Coral Springs FL 33065 954.757.9646 beautifulthingslighting.com Ask us about 12 months Interest-Free Financing. 24 JULY 2015 LMGFL.COM MOUTHGUARD Dental Health & Beauty offers the latest advancements in Preventative Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry. Call us today to schedule your new look. Dr. Cleydes Dougherty Dr. Maria Semprun 954.575.0880 www.Dentalhealthandbeauty.com 5481 University Dr. Suite 103 Coral Springs FL 33067 LMGFL.COM JULY 2015 25 BEAUTY AND BY LEAH MOSKOWITZ The summer heat is on Here are my top picks to be prepped and pretty for d barbecues vacations and doing your nd best not to melt outside. e. style Rosebud Perfume Co. Strawberry Lip Balm This cult classic has been a favorite of mine for nearly a decade. You couldn t ask for a more moisturizing and delicious-smelling lip balm in a travel-friendly vintage tin. 7 Sephora Glamglow Thirstycleanse Daily Hydrating Cleanser This mud-to-foam cleanser is your answer to dry and dehydrated skin. You can use it every day if desired. 39 Sephora 2 Lifestyle s beauty columnist and blogger of Live Love Lipstick Leah Moskowitz is devoted to bringing you what s new and hot. Visit LiveLoveLipstick.com for additional tips and tricks Essie Marshmallow Lacquered Up and Butler Please These red white and blue nail polish colors are sure to get you in the summer spirit. Choose just one or mix them up. 5- 9 Amazon.com and drugstores 4 Living Proof No Frizz Humidity Shield This spray is the answer to all of our South Florida problems it s a weightless solution to dry hair that provides six times more humidity protection. It prevents frizz and flyaways without the build up. 22 Sephora 5 Island Company SPF 6 Lotion This sunscreen is light enough to wear every day and smells so good that you ll be tempted to skip the perfume. Higher SPFs are also available. 20 islandcompany.com Diorshow Maximizer Lash Plumping Serum This Dior lash primer helps lengthen and condition your lashes. I don t dare apply my mascara without it period. It s one of my all-time beauty must-haves 28.50 Sephora and department stores 6 26 JULY 2015 LMGFL.COM LMGFL.COM JULY 2015 27 Marc Brotman Board Certified in Civil Trial Law Martindale Hubbell s Highest Rating Acknowledged as a SuperLawyer 33 years of trial experience A GOOD SETTLEMENT IS NO ACCIDENT Call US at 561.417.5656 137 West Royal Palm Road Boca Raton FL 33432 (561) 417-5656 www.lawbni.com Marc lawbni.com ATTORNEYS We have paid millions of dollars to referring attorneys. Call me at (561) 417-5656. The hiring of an attorney is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertising. Before you decide ask us to send you free written information about our qualifications and experience. 28 JULY 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 Facebook.com NorthwestMedicalCenter Facebook.com PlantationGeneral Facebook.com UniversityHMC Facebook.com WestsideRMC See official rules on Facebook. HCABrowardSelfie BrowardHospitals.com LMGFL.COM JULY 2015 29 who what wear Armando Leighton Jr. HANDY party host is wearing an Ermenegildo Zegna suit and Donald J. Pliner shoes. Lisa Goldberg is wearing a Tadashi Shoji dress and Gucci shoes. Diane Leighton Andrew Rosen Mark Beckwith HANDY party host is wearing a chairman of Kaplan Inc. is co-owner of The Beauty Mark is wearing an INC suit a Calvin Klein wearing a Moda Mario jacket and Zac Posen dress and Jimmy Choo shoes. pants and Bruno Magli shoes. shirt and Bruno Magli shoes. 30 JULY 2015 LMGFL.COM HAUTE FOR HANDY IN APRIL HANDY IN COLLABORATION WITH DIANE AND ARMANDO LEIGHTON JR. HOSTED A FASHION SHOW FUNDRAISER AT THE WATERFRONT LEIGHTON ESTATE IN HARBOR BEACH. THE STAR-STUDDED EVENT A SNEAK PEAK AT SUMMER CHIC WELCOMED OVER 250 GUESTS AND RAISED OVER 75 000 FOR HANDY S SUMMER CAMP PROGRAM. Dawn Dellapina Dr. Scott Goldberg David Simon Beth Bryant Robert Accetura president of Investments at UBS otolaryngologist at South Florida co-chair for HANDY is wearing an director of development co-owner of The Beauty Mark is wearing an Absolute Bespoke suit at HANDY is wearing a BCBG dress Financial Services Inc. is wearing ENT Associates is wearing a suit Elizabeth and James dress Stuart from Baumler and Ferragamo Weitzman shoes and Alexis Bittar AG jeans an Armani shirt and and Gianni Bini shoes. and Antonio Maurizi shoes. jewelry. shoes. Barker shoes. LMGFL.COM JULY 2015 31 Photos by Linzi Altabet who what wear Steve Shapiro sports director at WSVN is wearing a French blue wool travel jacket and cotton linen slacks and shirt all from the Canali store at The Colonnade Outlets at Sawgrass Mills. SENSATIONAL STYLE ICON Lisa Whitaker co-founder of Hemisphere Sales Group Sabbia Beach is wearing a Butter dress Christian Dior earrings and Yves Saint Laurent shoes. Chad Moss Amy Ballon executive vice president at co-founder of Hemisphere Sales Group Sabbia Beach Moss & Associates is wearing is wearing a BCBG dress and a Tom James jacket AG pants Yves Saint Laurent shoes. and Robert Graham shirt and shoes. Erica Stowers broker associate at Florida Luxurious Properties is wearing an Herve Leger dress and Christian Louboutin shoes. 32 JULY 2015 LMGFL.COM LOVE AT SABBIA BEACH SABBIA BEACH HELD AN OFFICIAL LAUNCH PARTY FOR ITS NEW EXCLUSIVE OCEANSIDE CONDOMINIUM DEVELOPMENT IN POMPANO BEACH. PATTI STANGER BRAVO S MILLIONAIRE MATCHMAKER CO-HOSTED THE FASHIONABLE EVENT CELEBRATING THE SOPHISTICATED RESIDENCES PERFECT MARRIAGE OF LIFESTYLE AND LOCATION. Federico Fernandez developer at Fernbrook Florida is wearing a Hugo Boss jacket and pants and Ferragamo shoes. Rhett Wadsworth Danielle Baer Patti Stanger Michelle Homoky Jill Barzilay store manager at Baer s sales director at Structured owner and CEO of chief of staff at a New York Furniture Boca Raton is Asset Holdings is wearing Millionaire s Club is eastern U.S. for Celebrity technology company is wearing a dress purchased Cruises is wearing an Herve wearing a Nanette Lepore wearing a Gracia dress and a jacket shirt and pants at A Nose for Clothes in Coral Leger dress and Michael dress and Manolo Blahnik Christian Louboutin shoes. from Israel Gottfried and Ferragamo shoes. shoes. Kors handbag and shoes. Springs. LMGFL.COM JULY 2015 33 Photos by Linzi Altabet i Altabet lt b KEYES.COM Specializing in...Real Estate Sales Relocation Commercial & Short Sales Landmark Ranches Parkland 4 099 000 ENTER THIS MASTERPIECE CUSTOM DESIGNED HOME COMPLETED IN 2012 AND BE AMAZED AT THE GRAND FOYER STAIRCASE STONE FINISHES DUAL GUEST LAV S FABULOUS CHEFS GOURMET KITCHEN BUTLERS PANTRY FORMAL DINING ROOM EXECUTIVE OFFICE SUITE AS WELL AS MULTIPLE ENTERTAINING AND LIVING AREAS LEADING TO SPECTACULAR OUTDOOR PARADISE. FULLY APPOINTED SUMMER KITCHEN BALCONY OVERLOOKS POOL SPA TIKI HUT AND LUSHLY LANDSCAPED GROUNDS. 8 BDRMS WITH ON SUITE BATHS MEDIA BILLIARD LOFT SPACE MAKES THIS UNPARALLED IN PARKLAND. Contact Dennis Cantlay at 954-804-7751 34 JULY 2015 LMGFL.COM Specializing in...Real Estate Sales Relocation Commercial & Short Sales Maplewood Coral Springs 389 000 Desirable Maplewood is the setting for this Freshly Painted 4 bedroom with over 2600 sqft on 15525 sqtf Cul De Sac Lot. S tile roof (2006) accordion shutters Plantation shutters fireplace vaulted ceilings. Enclosed Atrium Kitchen has tons of counter space and cabinets pullouts built in table with seating.2 garage spaces. Backyard is huge with over sized pool summer kitchen with grill fenced yard avocado tree. Lots of storage closets. Washer and Dryer 2013. No HOA fee. Contact Gillian Wilson at 954-439-4959 Windham Circle Coral Springs 434 000 Spectacular courtyard heated pool home in sought after park palce. Gated community A rater schools. Gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops and island. Custom tile backsplash and brand new Kenmore elite stainless steel refrigerator. Custom cabinetry in master. State of the art security system and video surveillance system. 12 foot ceilings. Pool w diamond bright finish. Contact Rick Thompson at 754-366-0396 Ramblewood Coral Springs 369 000 Located at the intersection of form and function you ll find that this immaculately presented 4 bedroom pool-home is an undeniably welcoming living environment. Upon entry Immediate attention & comfortable ambiance is drawn to the open-planned interior. Impact windows free flowing spaces and high ceilinged rooms. Kitchen has classic features and all the modern functions you could need. The warm master bedroom inspires relaxation complete with walk in closet. Contact Jimmy Branham at 954-234-7852 Wyndham Lakes Coral Springs 2 800 Very beautiful 5 3 1 2 Home for Rent in the Desirable Wyndham Lakes Community. All Appliances and Air Conditioning are Newer and Energy Efficient. Kitchen has Stainless Steel Appliances and Granite Counter tops. Bottom Floors are all 24 inch Ceramic Tiles and Top Floors are nicely Done in Hard Wood. There is an Attached Screened Patio Area. 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Wood floors in the master bedrooms. Contact Marta and Neil DuPree at 954-752-1986 Chris Verner Peguy Delva Cathie Behar Scott Barbour LMGFL.COM JULY 2015 35 36 JULY 2015 LMGFL.COM SUIT UP S O U T H B Y P H O T O S P H O T O B Y F L O R I D A A N G E L A C A R A WA Y - C A R L T O N D O W N T O W N P H O T O F O R T L A U D E R D A L E A T R H Y T H M & V I N E F O R T L A U D E R D A L E S H O O T LMGFL.COM JULY 2015 37 Homegrown Talent Alexandra Grief was born in Boca Raton went to Cardinal Gibbons High School in Fort Lauderdale and attended the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. ith celebs like Jennifer Lopez and Sports Illustrated models sporting her latest creations for photo shoots and personal wear it s safe to say Montce designer Alexandra Grief has made a huge splash in the swimsuit world. So much so in fact that the Brow ard native just recently moved to Cali to open a second Montce boutique in Hermosa Beach. 38 JULY 2015 LMGFL.COM I ve been cutting clothes and painting on clothes since I was in middle school says the 29-yearold designer. I ve always been an artist and always knew I wanted to be creative and have my own business. Designing swimsuits came naturally growing up in South Florida I was always in a bathing suit. Just a few years ago Grief was designing and selling bathing suits out of her Fort Lauderdale apartment. After more than a year of young women filing in and out of her small place she decided to open her first store The Montce Swim Shop in Fort Lauderdale and she quickly gained a cultlike following. When it comes to designing the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale graduate believes in the two F s of fashion Fit and flattery. My suits don t cut in... which means they won t give you any muffin top she says. Can I get a hallelujah Grief says her summer 2015 collection is inspired by vintage Hawaii with pineapple banana tree and safari prints along with colors like terracotta olive and maroon. I was immediately impressed by the uniqueness of her latest line no typical triangle bikinis here. Instead she s created structured suits that are runway ready. Beach babes will lust after tops with double straps that can be adjusted to Our high-waisted Alta bottoms have cutouts in all the right places perfect for hiding imperfections or for moms who just had a baby but still want to look sexy. LMGFL.COM JULY 2015 39 crisscross at the center high-waisted bottoms with cutouts in all the right places and one pieces that look like works of art. I don t follow or pay attention to trends too much says Grief. I like to keep my designs original and stay true to my own personal style. While the classic Montce style focuses on cheeky bottoms (mostly meant for the eat-anything you-wantand-not-gain-a-pound younger crowd) you can also customize your suit to add more fabric. If you want to cover a scar or want less of your bottom showing you can customize that says Grief. Still don t think you can squeeze into a Montce suit Grief points out that Robyn Lawley the first plus-size model in Sports Illustrated picked a Montce suit to wear in the magazine s 2015 swimsuit edition. I thought it was proof that my designs really do look good on any size woman Grief proudly says. The fact that she and the SI team chose my suit out of all the bikinis was a huge compliment. Montce Swim 915 NE 20th Avenue Fort Lauderdale montce.com Models Leann Crupi (brunette) and Lauren Sparkman (blonde) Credits Hair and makeup provided by F2F Studios Artists Shay Moen and Danette Favero Vagabond monokini in safari jungle print 40 JULY 2015 LMGFL.COM Euro top and Alta bottoms in terracota LMGFL.COM JULY 2015 41 In this collection we incorporated a lot of monokinis with great cuts detail and structure. The Dunes suit is slightly bondage-inspired. One-piece suits can double as bodysuits for a fun beach-tobar look. 42 JULY 2015 LMGFL.COM Black cutout monokini from Montce Label Collection LMGFL.COM JULY 2015 43 T EN S TORY O FFICE B UILDING - 1 000 - 75 000 SF F OR L EASE O N S ITE P ROPERTY M ANAGEMENT & S ECURITY O N S ITE A MENITIES R ESTAURANT F ULL S ERVICE B ANK R ESERVED C OVERED PARKING M ULTI -M ILLION D OLLAR R ENOVATION U NDERWAY A GGRESSIVE L EASE T ERMS W ITH S TRONG I NSTITUTIONAL O WNERSHIP Casual Elegance... 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Flagler Village roughly defined as the blocks just west of Federal Highway from NE Fourth Street to Sunrise Boulevard began its transformation from seedy to hipster around 2008. When FATVillage (Flagler Arts Technology) a multi-block hub for artists of all kinds created its monthly ARTWALK foot traffic to the region quickly increased. Soon after The Bubble (now known as Jump the Shark) launched a popular performance space and art gallery and an edgy nightlife scene soon followed. Additional cafes bars and shops hoping to tap into this new audience were able to take advantage of lowered rents when the recession hit and the development of Flagler Village began to blossom. Now with a growing residential population thanks to a few large apartment buildings (conveniently adjacent to downtown) everything from pizza joints to beer gardens have been popping up. Our goal as a community is to make Flagler Village the best place to live work and play says Camille Hansen president of the Flagler Village Civic Association. She calls the area a diversified community and says the audience is becoming very young and vibrant. Recent openings include the 5 500-square-foot Mellow Mushroom an Atlanta-based pizza chain with an artistic 1970s feel. The restaurant already a hit since it opened in May delivers stone-baked pizza calzones gluten-free items and 48 beer taps 46 JULY 2015 LMGFL.COM A repurposed Airstream serves as the outdoor bar at Rhythm & Vine. LMGFL.COM JULY 2015 47 at the outside bar. May also saw the grand opening of Colada a Cuban coffeehouse from the owners of the 30-year-old Miramar Bakery. The shop offers coffee and food in addition to a bottomless Sunday brunch craft beer and an already-popular happy hour with specialty drinks and 4 empanadas. Arturo Pena of The Related Group one of the first developers in the area says At Related we love becoming part of a neighborhood and helping make it better. When we had this opportunity to develop The Manor at Flagler Village an entire city block of mixeduse space with frontage along Federal Highway a Fresh Market across the street and the Wave trolley to take folks to Las Olas we jumped on it. Having a slice of pizza at the Mellow Mushroom with my family last weekend really made me proud of helping create the great vibe in the Flagler Village neighborhood. These days ARTWALK is more popular than ever while new outings like the thrice-yearly Night Owl Market a festival fusing art community and sustainability as well as the twice-monthly food truck gathering Food in Motion in Peter Feldman Park continue to fuel the creative backbone of this community. Probably the best example of the current vibe in Flagler Village though comes in the form of the new bar beer garden art gallery event space Rhythm & Vine. Started as a pop-up in late 2014 by David Cardaci and IT S A DIFFERENT CROWD THAN YOU D SEE ON LAS OLAS. IT S WHERE THE COOL KIDS COME AND PLAY. Derek Young (who originally partnered on a location of The Whole Enchilada) Rhythm & Vine now hosts a nightly rotation of food trucks and concerts. After a quick and organic growth the partners set permanent roots in April of this year. I would say within a month of diving into the project we knew we were onto something bigger and better says Young. The space which includes an outside garden and inside bar featuring murals from celebrated local artist Purvis Young and world-renowned street artist Gregory Siff is geared toward people who are comfortable in their own skin Young explains. He says many of their customers relax in the garden by day and stay to party into the night. The men were influenced by their experiences in New York and L.A. and tried to import some of the creative side the more hip stuff that we felt Fort Lauderdale was lacking. 48 JULY 2015 LMGFL.COM Far left Model Leann Crupi with dog Lincoln at the dog park at The Edge at Flagler Village Apartments Left Row of taps at the Mellow Mushroom Below The beer garden at Rhythm & Vine As to why they chose this location Cardaci says This is where there s a lot of young professionals and a lot of businesses to serve those young professionals. Both men love the pedestrian atmosphere. About 50 percent of our customers come on foot or bike Cardaci says. I think that s a reflection of the concept that Flagler Village is about and developing into. They say their customers are a mixture of yachties (people who work and live on yachts) young professionals and in-the-know visitors. It s a different crowd than you d see on Las Olas. It s where the cool kids come and play Cardaci says. Young echoes this sentiment Las Olas is an invaluable part of this community... but we are different. We are not trying to imitate the Las Olas feel we want to complement it with a more urban and communal feel. The future of Flagler Village will certainly see more growth but it will be in keeping with the established cool factor that is a must in this neighborhood. A deli from the owners of Foxy Brown called Top Hat is set to open in August while Source Salon (an Aveda Lifestyle Salon) and The Brass Tap Beer Bar a craft beer bar with locations throughout Florida have signed leases as well. Additionally more than 2 164 new residential units are approved or planned for the area. But the most exciting news for Flagler Village is the recently approved loop on the Wave electric streetcar project. This will appeal both to residents developers and new businesses alike. The existing businesses couldn t be more excited. My hope is that creative competition develops within Flagler Village because that s what makes places like L.A. and New York so cool says Young. The more competition the better as long as we keep consistent with the concept of keeping that area creative and cool instead of cookie-cutter. LMGFL.COM JULY 2015 49 50 JULY 2015 LMGFL.COM PEDAL POWER BY ANGELA CARAWAY-CARLTON PHOTOS BY KARA STARZYK PHOTOGRAPHY In Fort Lauderdale it s not uncommon to see people whizzing by on Segways or cruising the river on water taxis. But until recently Fort Lauderdale was lacking what residents of places like Portland Oregon obsess over a two-wheeled adventure where riders can uncover all the nooks and crannies of the city. Local couple Laurie Menekou and Nate Ernest-Jones noticed the void after a trip to Savannah Georgia last April. We couldn t help but talk about all the cool tourist options there were in Savannah options that gave some insight into the city s history and culture but in a fun way Menekou shares. We realized that Fort Lauderdale did not have a bike tour option. So during the eight-hour drive back we had our tour route loosely sketched out scripted the commentary to go with it and bought the website. Bumble Bee Bike Tours was born. The tours launch from popular Las Olas Boulevard where riders will hop on sleek black-and-yellow bikes LMGFL.COM JULY 2015 Founders Nate Ernest-Jones and Laurie Menekou ride through a Fort Lauderdale neighborhood. 51 Each tour starts on Las Olas at The Archives. that not only look cool but ride like luxury cars (which means my backside didn t ache after two hours of exploring). After all the safety rules are reviewed the hive (as each tour group is called) buzzes through downtown stopping at historic spots and cultural landmarks such as the Stranahan House and the Broward Center for the Performing Arts coasts along the banks of the New River and cruises in and out of tucked-away neighborhood gems. Seeing some of the most historic homes in neighborhoods such as Colee Hammock really takes people s breath away says Ernest-Jones. Instead of rattling off a lot of dry historical facts our queen bee guide for the afternoon Carrie offered up a good mix of interesting information along with fun localsin-the-know stories. She was quick to point out artistic features like the city s painted intersections and wrapped FPL boxes and I was able to really soak up attractions that I see every day but never fully appreciated. We have hosted quite a few locals on our tours and every single time without fail they say they have learned something new points out Ernest-Jones. And since Fort Lauderdale is the Venice of America riders will make pit stops at a local Italian cafe for a cold beer or coffee along with another blissful break for homemade gelato. (I suggest the dulce de leche you ve earned it after all that pedaling ) Right now tours are offered twice a day on Saturdays and Sundays and once things cool off in October the couple plans to add more tours that showcase different areas. We are always walking and cycling through the neighborhoods looking for interesting homes and unique little touches says Menekou. P.S. To the one disgruntled person who shouted at our group for holding up traffic on Las Olas bicyclists have the same rights and road rules as vehicles. So bee nice to your fellow bikers and carefully share the road For more information on Bumble Bee Bike Tours visit bikeftl.com. 52 JULY 2015 LMGFL.COM KIDS EAT FREE THIS SUMMER. RATES FROM 199. Two World Class Resorts One Unique Experience. 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He combines his worldclass training and expertise in cosmetic plastic surgery with a genuine absolute commitment to the well-being and is the surgeon other physicians in the community trust to deliver the exquisite natural-looking results they and their loved ones desire. A native practicing and living in Weston with his wife Randi and their three children since Health Weston medical complex in Weston Florida. An avid cyclist he helped start the Weston Flyers and Weston Velo cycling clubs. When not most likely out on the road on his racing tandem with his wife Randi. plastic surgery as an art form using the science of medicine as his foundation. His patients come not only from South Florida but from all over the United States Canada the Caribbean South America and Europe. He focuses on each patient as an individual and devotes his time and attention to fully understand each patient s needs and develop individualized treatment plans to help meet their goals. 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LMGFL.COM JULY 2015 61 SPECIAL MARKETING FEATURE W H O S W H O I N H E A L T H C A R E ADAM KINAL M.D. BOARD CERTIFIED SURGEON FELLOWSHIP TRAINED COSMETIC SURGEON EDEN COSMETIC SURGERY 12462 W ATLANTIC BOULEVARD CORAL SPRINGS FL 33071 WWW.EDENCOSMETICSURGERY.NET EDUCATION Cosmetic Fellowship Southern Surgical Arts Chattanooga TN and Calhoun GA General Surgery Residency - University of Southern California CA Medical Doctor - University of South Florida College of Medicine Tampa FL Bachelors Degree (Biology and Chemical Science) Undergraduate Florida State University Tallahassee FL MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS American Board of Cosmetic Surgeons - ABCS American Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons - AACS American Board of Surgery ABS HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS University Hospital Tamarac FL Weston Outpatient Surgical Center Weston FL The Surgical Center of Ft Lauderdale Lauderdale Lakes FL Dr. Kinal has spent his life striving to make a difference including working with several charities. He founded and served as Vice President for the Friend s For Life F.S.U Chapter in Florida where he raised money and awareness for pediatric leukemia patients. He volunteered at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital in Florida in the Emergency Dept and in 2003 he joined the International Medical Outreach and collected medical supplies and set up clinics to provide medical care in villages in Jamaica. He also served as a counselor for children with Type 1 Diabetes in 2005. He completed his residency at the University of Southern California in General Surgery. His work at L.A County Hospital known for its hectic trauma center prepared him for the worst of situations. His time at several highly active hospitals gave him invaluable experience in the arena of plastic reconstructive surgery breast cancer surgery pediatric laparoscopic surgery hepatobiliary colorectal bariatric surgery transplants cardiothoracic surgery skin cancer head and neck surgery as well as endocrine surgery. He completed his Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship at one of the busiest practices nationwide where he was trained by Triple Cosmetic Surgeon Dr. Chad Deal. During his Fellowship he worked on over 1200 cosmetic operative cases. Finally after many years away from South Florida where he grew up he returned to open Eden Cosmetic Surgery in Coral Springs where he serves the community he so loves. He is committed to surgical artistry and is passionate about what he does. He cares Each patient is unique in their own way. Everything must be in sync to achieve a natural balanced aesthetic result. With surgical precision aesthetic sensitivity and extensive knowledge and specialized training his sincerity. The goal for his practice is to each individual will have protect patient safety deliver complete patient satisfaction and produce the beautiful results they desire. outstanding results. 62 JULY 2015 LMGFL.COM ADVERTORIAL ALBERTO L. PIERINI PRESIDENT STEPHANIE STOVER MD MEDICAL DIRECTOR BOARD CERTIFIED PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGEON BOARD CERTIFIED GENERAL SURGEON PIERINI A SOLUTION FOR BEAUTY 7777 N. UNIVERSITY DRIVE SUITE 201 TAMARAC FL 33321 WWW.PIERINIBROWARD.COM PIERINI ESTHETIC SURGERY 8353 NW 36TH STREET DORAL MIAMI FL 33166 WWW.PIERINIESTHETIC.COM PH 754.208.0210 Dr. Alberto L. Pierini President & Dr. Stephanie A. Stover Medical Director Dr. Alberto L. Pierini is known internationally for his incredible skill and artistry spending nearly 40 years as master in his craft. Known for his world-class work on some of the globe s most beautiful women Dr. Pierini has worked with national and international celebrities European royalty and past beauty pageant winners including Miss Universe Miss World Miss Venezuela Miss Aruba Miss Curacao Miss Brazil Miss Puerto Rico and Miss Santo Domingo. He s a fan favorite of models and internationally renowned artists alike. Now serving as President of both Pierini A Solution For Beauty (Tamarac) and Pierini Esthetic Surgery (Doral) and Miami Duke University Emory University Eastern Virginia Graduate School of of Vienna in Austria. After returning to Caracas he worked in the plastic surgery department of the Miguel Perez Carre o Hospitals. Dr. Stephanie A. Stover is American reconstructive surgery as well as general surgery. After graduating from the University of Florida College of Medicine she completed her residency in general surgery at the Mount Sinai Medical Center of Greater Miami as well as fellowships in plastic and reconstructive American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Drs. Pierini and Stover along with Dr. Marina Vargas director of holistic therapies help patients achieve inner and outer beauty at both Pierini non-surgical aesthetic and cosmetic treatments and medspa offerings such microdermabrasion as well as nutrition consultations weight loss and western herbal medicine services. DR. PIERINI S EDUCATION Undergraduate degree from General Paz Military School and medical degree from the University of Cordoba in Argentina Went on to receive a Venezuelan medical degree from University of Zulia Completed post-graduate work in general surgery maxillofacial and reconstructive plastic surgery from Universidad Central de Venezuela DR. STOVER S EDUCATION Medical Degree University of Florida College of Medicine Residency Mt. Sinai Medical Center of Greater Miami General Surgery Completed fellowships in plastic and reconstructive surgery breast and aesthetic surgery and reconstructive and aesthetic craniofacial surgery to name a few LOCATIONS Pierini A Solution For Beauty 7777 N. University Drive Suite 201 Tamarac FL 33321 www.PieriniBroward.com Pierini Esthetic Surgery 8353 NW 36th Street Doral Miami FL 33166 www.PieriniEsthetic.com Stephanie Stover Dr. Pierini received his foreign medical degrees from the University of Cordoba in Argentina and his Venezuelan medical degree from University of Zulia. He completed post-graduate work in general surgery maxillofacial and reconstructive plastic surgery in Caracas Venezuela. Dr. Pierini was a fellow at The University of LMGFL.COM JULY 2015 63 Ovarian Cancer What you need to know Ovarian cancer is one of the most prevalent gynecologic cancers. When found in its earliest stages it can often be cured but early ovarian cancer can be hard to detect. Typically it is not discovered until after the cancer has spread to other organs. Q What is ovarian cancer A Ovarian cancer is a malignant tumor that develops in a woman s ovaries. It is the fourth leading cause of cancer death among women. 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HAUTE HOMES Listing Price 2 400 000 Location 820 NW 120th Avenue Listing Agent Dondi Hopkins Coldwell Banker Residential Specs 7 953 sq. ft. 7 Bd 6 Ba PLANTATION Highlights This home includes spectacular views of the pool an oasis resort-like Jacuzzi a waterfall and a koi pond. Highlights include crown molding throughout gourmet kitchen with gas theater room sports court in front yard master suite with all the bells and whistles and unbelievable closet space. From the minute you walk in you ll feel right at home. 66 JVR offers CGI the best impact-resistant windows and doors in the industry. JULY 2015 LMGFL.COM Listing Price From the 700s to over 1 million penthouses from 2.65 million Location Riva 1180 N. Federal Highway Fort Lauderdale Listing Agent ONE Sotheby s International Realty 954.233.3288 riva-condo.com Specs 1 500 to over 2 500 sq. ft. for 2- and 3-bedroom units 5 000 to 7 000 sq. ft. of indoor outdoor living space for penthouses Highlights Riva the luxury development that launched the pre-construction condo market in Fort Lauderdale is located on a 2-acre waterfront site along the Middle River across the river from George English Park. Riva is distinguished by its modern curvilinear architecture spacious residences and expansive terraces with panoramic views of the ocean and downtown Fort Lauderdale skyline. Completion is scheduled for fall 2016. FORT LAUDERDALE WITH NEW IMPACT WINDOWS AND DOORS INGRASCI IMPACT WINDOWS & DOORS Since 2003 JVR LMGFL.COM JULY 2015 650 East Prospect Road Oakland Park 33334 954 564 5610 JVRwindows.com 67 Licensed and insured General Contractors (Florida State License CGC-1512448) THE BY BECKY RANDEL A WELCOME BACK ARMADILLO Armadillo Cafe was a local fixture in Davie until it sadly closed in 2009. Luckily fans of Chef Kevin McCarthy (who worked as executive chef at Gulfstream Park in the interim) can say hello once again to his critically acclaimed Southwestmeets-Florida cuisine this time on Glades Road in Boca. Look forward to dishes such as Armadillo clams jalapeno corn fritters and grilled trout. Armadillo Cafe 8221 Glades Road 6 Boca Raton 561.405.6152 armadillocafe.com herbs Thai Sausage with pork lemon grass red curry green papaya basil fried rice chili sauce and quail egg the Piggie Burger a 7-ounce beef patty topped with BBQ pulled pork jalapeno mayonnaise jalapen and lettuce on a brioche bun and brioc the Peach Melba Sundae with Melb peaches Chantilly and raspberry Chan coulis. A new addition to this ad year s pop-up includes a tap i takeover by the acclaimed J. Wakefield Brewery which will B serve three innovative beers. in BRUNCH H WITH MAX Max s Social House in Delray known for its craft cocktails and tapas-style dishes recently announced it will be serving brunch on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The menu includes a range of tasty specialties from buttermilk biscuits to eggs Benedict baked strata and short-rib hash. Brunch also includes a 13 bottomless bloody mary bar which comes with a choice of antipasto or shrimp garnish. Mimosas are not to be left out with choices such as watermelon and berry. Max s Social House 116 NE Sixth Avenue Delray 561.501.4332 sohodelray.com Meat Market Palm Beach has announced Signature Steak Sundays where guests can get a taste of Executive Chef Sean Brasel s steaks at half price every Sunday through August. Options include the 16-ounce Chicago Prime New York (full or half) the 12-ounce filet mignon (full or half) or the 16-ounce prime rib-eye. And don t miss the daily happy hour from 4 to 7 p.m. with 8 Classic Belvedere Martinis and 7 signature cocktails (including the yummy Highland Sandia Avion Silver Tequila with Cocchi Americano fresh-crushed watermelon citrus and agave). Meat Market 191 Bradley Place Palm Beach 561.354.9800 meatmarket.net STEAK SUNDAYS NEW YORK BY WAY OF DOWNTOWN MIAMI For the second year in a row Daniel Boulud s DBGB Kitchen and Bar will pop up at db Bistro Moderne Miami offering DBGB s house-made sausages burgers signature baked Alaska and yummy lights. sweet delights. Through July 31 gh Executive Chef Jason e Pringle will re-create some of the fan favorites he from Chef Boulud s f casual DBGB eateries BGB in New York and ork Washington D.C. Menu on highlights include s the Iceberg & Blue rg appetizer with tomato r tomato omato walnuts bacon bits and on bits and t db Bistro Moderne M Biscay 255 Biscayne Boulevard W y iami Way Mia Way Miami 305.421.8800 db dbbistro.com r om m dbbistro.com miami 68 JULY 2015 LMGFL.COM Villa Patrizia F I N E I TA L IA N R E STAU R A N T NOW OPEN FOR LUNCH Sun-Thu 11am-2pm 4pm-10pm Fri-Sat 11am-2 pm 4pm-11pm 2 FOR 1 DRINKS Mon-Sun 4-7pm and lunch ALL YOU CAN EAT Chicken Parm Meatballs Penna alla vodka salad 25 Located in Riverstone Shoppes - 7351 North State Road 7 Parkland FL 954.906.5370 LMGFL.COM JULY 2015 69 HAPP EST HOURS BY CARISSA CHESANEK CHANSON RESTAURANT AT ROYAL BLUES HOTEL 45 NE 21st Avenue Deerfield Beach 954.857.2929 royalblueshotel.com The Vibe This gorgeous restaurant snuggled inside a boutique hotel oozes modern charm with its unique aquarium mounted on the ceiling ultra-sleek wine lounge and terrace overlooking the ocean. The Deal Florida s only Relais & Ch teaux hotel hails classy ladies who have a taste for the finer things by offering 10 glasses of Veuve Clicquot every Friday from 5 30 to 7 30 p.m. Cheers to being fancy FALAFEL BISTRO & WINE BAR The Shoppes at Heron Lakes 5677 Coral Ridge Drive Coral Springs 954.346.5300 falafel-bistro.com The Vibe In-the-know Parkland women flock to this city gem on Thursdays for Ladies Night where chef and owner Ilan Cohen takes to the DJ booth with his blast-from-the-past playlists. The freshly made gourmet falafel (sun-dried tomato Yum ) is the star of the menu but the restaurant s versatile daily specials and vegan-friendly options seem to always take center stage. The Deal Ladies enjoy three free glasses of wine on Thursdays from 5 p.m. to close. Dancing is encouraged The restaurant also offers a daily happy hour from 4 to 7 p.m. featuring half off all beer and wine. TANZY Mizner Park 301 Plaza Real Boca Raton 561.922.6699 tanzyrestaurant.com The Vibe This Italian hot spot is sure to seduce you with its unique interior decked out in tree-rootinspired art paired with wooden accents and warm tones creating a rustic yet romantic atmosphere. The Deal Happy hour is available Monday through Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. and features wines by the glass signature cocktails and select beers for only 5. On Tuesdays from 4 to 7 p.m. ladies drink free houseinfused vodka cocktails. 70 JULY 2015 LMGFL.COM ANGELO ELIA PIZZA BAR AND TAPAS 1370 Weston Road Weston 954.306.0037 angeloeliapizza.com The Vibe This casual Italian restaurant keeps things simple with its polished interior of neutral tones allowing the illuminated bottle-lined walls to do all the talking. The Deal A local favorite this restaurant caters to the ladies. Every Thursday from 4 to 10 p.m. ladies receive two-for-one specials on cocktails such as the vodkainfused Strawberry Basil Smash or select wines by the glass. Ladies also enjoy half off the tapas menu which features turkey and chicken meatballs and a caprese with basil pesto. LA FERME 9101 Lakeridge Boulevard Boca Raton 561.654.6600 laferme.kitchen The Vibe This French eatery complements the Boca Raton restaurant scene with its chic interior peppered with bold contemporary accents that evoke a romantic ambience. The Deal Sip on two-for-one glasses of wine at the bar every Monday through Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. Plus a brand-new Dining at Dusk menu is available all summer long from 5 to 6 30 p.m. featuring a threecourse prix-fixe menu ( 32 per person) with options that include escargot in butter sauce roasted pork tenderloin and lavender creme brulee. WARSAW COFFEE 815 NE 13th Street Fort Lauderdale 954.990.4189 warsawcoffee.com The Vibe At 5 p.m. this newcomer to the indie coffee shop scene transforms from a bustling java joint into downtown Fort Lauderdale s newest addition to the happy hour circuit. As the music turns up caffeinated consultants exchange their espressos for the ultimate wine lounge experience. The Deal Warsaw s brand-new evening menu is exquisitely designed to pair craft beer and wine flights with a savory selection of gourmet crostini options that include artisan bruschetta spreads and cheese. Grab a table on the patio or a comfy leather couch inside and enjoy 5 glasses of wine and 2 off all craft brews every Monday through Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. CHEESE CULTURE 813 E. Las Olas Boulevard Fort Lauderdale 954.533.9178 cheese-culture.com The Vibe This cozy wine and cheese bar on Las Olas features an intimate dining space for quiet conversation as well as a busy bar and outside tables for prime mingling. The Deal We think this is one of the best deals in town for wine lovers. Every Monday through Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. down three glasses of wine (there are six choices) for the price of one. If you are a slow sipper they ll even give you a voucher for the glasses you didn t drink that can be used for up to 21 days. Now that s hospitality LMGFL.COM JULY 2015 71 Powered by Touchscreen open air PhotoBooth Write messages on the screen Email Facebook and Tweet your photos INSTANTLY Great for events branding private and social functions Lifestyle MEDIA GROUP Proud Partner of BARRY M. SCHWARTZ MD FACS BOARD CERTIFIED BY THE AMERICAN BOARD OF PLASTIC SURGERY WESTON CENTER Broward Health Weston 2300 N. Commerce Parkway 308 Weston FL Call 954-320-0091 to Schedule Your Complimentary Consultation www.PlasticSurgeryWeston.com 72 JULY 2015 LMGFL.COM LMGFL.COM JULY 2015 73 DINING REVIEW Kuro s grand entrance KURO BY ANGELA CARAWAY-CARLTON The Ni cocktail Kuro 1 Seminole Way Hollywood 954.327.7625 There s a new reason to hit the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and it has nothing to do with gambling and everything to do with the new Japanese restaurant Kuro. Even though it s located inside the casino the bright lights and blaring cha-chings from slot machines can t distract you from Kuro s jaw-dropping entrance a beautiful wall covered with thousands of seashells. The airy sophisticated restaurant overlooks the hotel s glimmering pool definitely a huge step up from typical casino dining. With a stellar team from hotshot restaurants like Nobu and Katsuya and a sushi chef trained by Morimoto you know you are in good hands. The night we dined here Executive Chef Alex Becker stopped by our table. His passion to create an ever-evolving unique menu got us excited for our Japanese journey. I don t know how you feel about a mushroom in your cocktail but Kuro s mixologist thinks outside the proverbial box when it comes to inventive libations. And for the most part the creativity works (however one cocktail I tried was a little too strange for my taste). The drinks are divided into different flavor profiles such as sweet sour salty and umami and five different types of ice are used which really gives each drink its own distinct feel. Our top choices were the Hachi 4 mushroom bourbon cocktail and the Ni a mixture of rum yuzu watermelon and Thai basil. At first we were a bit overwhelmed by all the options on the menu but our waiter guided us through the night. We started with the Crispy Rice which is topped with spicy tuna and caviar. Its perfectly toasted buttery flavor makes it a must-order. Another standout was the Hokkaido Scallop Sashimi with yuzu jelly and young ginger. It s light and refreshing with just the right amount of citrus. While the Seared Salmon Sashimi looked unassuming it surprisingly blew me away. The fish is seared on the outside with 12 Japanese spices and the apple chutney creates an explosion of flavor. A crowd favorite is the Corn Kakiage a tempura corn fritter but the fried taste was too much for me after just one ball of crispy corn. From the robata grill the bite-size Wagyu Tacos are delicious with spicy cilantro and soy shallots. One of our favorites of the night was the Seabass Miso entree which is marinated for 24 hours and sits on a Japanese lotus root. We could tell the chef put a lot of love into this dish. When it comes to dessert if you re adventurous gamble on the Kuro Goma Panna Cotta with ginger gel e cucumber pearl pomegranate foam and nori sponge crumble. While I felt like way too much was going on and all the flavors didn t jive it will definitely be the most unique dessert you ll ever try. I played it safe and preferred the Japanese doughnuts which are served with peanut butter and chocolate ganache dipping sauces. Seared Salmon Sashimi 74 JULY 2015 LMGFL.COM LM LMGFL CO LMGFL.COM JULY 2 0 5 LMGFL.COM JULY 20 15 MG CO ULY 2015 75 75 76 JULY 2015 LMGFL.COM LMGFL.COM JULY 2015 77 SCENE ON SITE Barbara Burnette and Evan Goldman with family and friends w Celebrity h ostess Katin a Taylor HEALTHY HEALTHY MOTHERS HEALTHY BABIES In the spirit of Mother s Day on May 8 Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies honored an outstanding group of individuals. This was the largest event to date for the organization which raised close to 100 000. 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