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Melanie Kimpton and her fellow real estate experts celebrate the local residential scene--in style FASHION IS FOR CLOSERS Your home is a sanctuary and should be as beautiful as you can imagine. Let California Closets design a custom system just for you and the way you live and help make your dream home a reality with our exclusive materials and exceptional designs. Visit our showroom or call us today to arrange your complimentary design consultation. BOCA R ATO N 302 S. Federal Highway 954.946.2218 LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 3 SCHOOL REINVENTED Be Part of the Revolution. Grades 6-12 A private school that allows students to create their own schedule and pursue their passions. 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Before you decide ask us to send you free written information about our qualifications and experience. 8 OCTOBER 2017 LMGFL.COM Year-round fun awaits at Parkland s only 55 active lifestyle community Coming Soon Amenities include World-class 24 000 sq. ft. lifestyle center with a fitness and movement studio grand ballroom cards and billiards room arts and crafts room catering kitchen virtual sports library and much more Outdoor swimming pools for enjoying the sun Professional Har-Tru tennis courts pickleball and bocce ball courts Secure gated entrance with manned guardhouse and control access Full-time lifestyle and amenity director Close proximity to Boca Raton and Delray Beach Nearby Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood and Palm Enjoy resort-style swimming pools Har-Tru tennis courts an arts and crafts room and card rooms living in Parkland has never been this much fun. QUICK MOVE-IN HOMES AVAILABLE. Beach International Airports 18 ELEGANT HOME DESIGNS built for the way you live Priced from the upper 400s to upper 700s Parkland 954-715-4596 Sales Center Open Daily 9456 Vallen Court Parkland FL 33076 All prices are base prices subject to availability and subject to change without notice. K. Hovnanian Homes is a registered trademark of Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. All homes within the community are subject to an age restriction whereby the homes are restricted to use and Occupancy by at least one person of age 55 years or over and with no permanent resident being under the age of 19. We are pledged to the letter and spirit of 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. 272906 08 17 LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 9 TABLE OF CONTENTS FEATURES ALSO IN LIFESTYLE 12 16 19 22 24 26 34 36 38 42 62 EDITOR S LETTER CAMERA READY YOUR TOWN BACKSTORY MICHAEL UDINE THE DISH RUNYON S LIFE LESSONS PABLO MARQUEZ BAR TALK STACHE WHAT S COOKING AMERICAN SOCIAL POST-MASTECTOMY INNOVATION THE GOODS SPOOKY BEAUTY LIFESTYLE LIVE 40 52 AFFAIRS IN ORDER THE AUTHOR SHARES INSIGHTS INVOLVING HER MOTHER S BATTLE WITH DEMENTIA. HIGH APPRAISAL SIX SOUTH FLORIDA REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS IMPART INDUSTRY WISDOM--IN STYLE. 60 RICHARD LEWIS COMEDY S PRINCE OF PAIN HEADS TO SOUTH FLORIDA AT THE TOP OF HIS GAME--AND WITH LOTS ON HIS MIND. COVER TOC CREDITS Cover and this page Fort Lauderdale resident and real estate professional Melanie Kimpton of Douglas Elliman Fashion Trina Turk designs Photography James Woodley Location Redline Media Group Dania Beach 10 OCTOBER 2017 LMGFL.COM LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 11 35 Years of Experience Fighting Insurance Companies INJURED Editor sLetter t s been 25 years since Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula blasted me in front of a room full of sports reporters for asking about a controversial draft pick. It s been 15 years since a restaurateur threatened to break my kneecaps for a middling review of his seafood spot which closed shortly thereafter. And it s been three years since a record company publicist told me he d ruin my magazine career for running a photo of Ariana Grande that wasn t approved by his team. But as a reporter if you know going in that a little verbal harassment may be in the cards why not work with a pro That explains why I ve been playing the recording of my phone call with stand-up legend Richard Lewis to anyone who will listen. As much as I hope readers enjoy the resulting story on Lewis who coheadlines a show on Oct. 7 with Artie Lange at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek it s one of those times when the printed word doesn t do the interview justice. When the extension in my office rang that day the voice on the other end noticing the unfortunate prefix in our company phone number said You have to change the three 6s out of that number or I m going to come over and burn your house down. Otherwise hey good morning. For the next 80 minutes the man who s devoted himself to self-deprecation for 50 years riffed on anything and everything that came into his brilliant angst-filled mind. At one point after a detour about how he met his wife at a record-launch party for Ringo Starr the 70-year-old Lewis quipped I m telling you if this story isn t more than three sentences long I m going to find you. It was like being on the receiving end of a private stand-up performance. Realizing that I d done little more than laugh out loud during the interview Lewis said I feel like you re having a breakdown. You ve avoided asking me anything because you had your legal pad with all your questions and now you ve set it on fire like Rosemary s Baby. You re very intelligent but I think you re hiding something. Someone once told me you re as sick as your secrets. You better think about this when you hang up. Enjoy the issue and the Lewis story. I know I did. 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Hollywood FL 33023 LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 13 Selling your home GROUP EDITOR Kevin Kaminski CREATIVE DIRECTOR Melanie Geronemus Smit EDITORIAL ASSISTANT EDITOR Alyssa Fisher ASSISTANT EDITOR Keren Moros COPY EDITOR Jason Davis CONTRIBUTING WRITERS i have a guy Experts in enhancing curb appeal and repairing your home for sale Mindy Baer Allison Horton Alona Abbady Martinez Robin Pereira Michelle F. Solomon CREATIVE ART DIRECTOR Alexander Hernandez ART DIRECTOR Frank Papandrea ART DIRECTOR Evelyn Robles CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS Convenient one source for all repairs paint landscaping & updating interior exterior Save time we do all the work so you can focus on your move Save money we bundle our services We help you achieve a higher closing price Downtown Photo Fort Lauderdale Evelyn Robles Eduardo Schneider James Woodley (833) 878-7888 PUBLISHER MICHELLE SIMON msimon VICE PRESIDENT AD DIRECTOR DON FISCHER dfischer ADVERTISING SALES LORI CASTLE lcastle GEORGETTE EVANS gevans SHARI GLATTER sglatter DEBBY GOLD dgold LINDSAY MALPICA lmalpica BRITTNEY POLIAK bpoliak TRACY SHELOWITZ tracy DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & EVENTS Jennifer Barb MARKETING COORDINATOR Estefania Marin CHAIRMAN Gary Press CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER Sandy Lechner CONTROLLER Josh Wachsman LIFESTYLE MEDIA GROUP 3511 W. Commercial Blvd. Suite 200 Fort Lauderdale Florida 33309 954.377.9470 fax 954.617.9418 2017 Lifestyle Magazines are published by Lifestyle Media Group all rights reserved. Lifestyle Magazine is published monthly. 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. OCTOBER 2017 LMGFL.COM 14 SELLING A HOME BUYING A HOME CALL REAL ESTATE SALES AGENT Does your real estate agent have MICHAEL G. SALAZAR JR. ESQ. I have ALL of the above 954.249.4075 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCED MOTIVATED K N O W L E D G A B L E OCTOBERC2017 E15 LMGFL.COM E D U A T D CameraReady Allied Kitchen & Bath team with Ingrid Hoffmann and Chef Marc of Capital Grille Ingrid Hoffmann and Stacey Schrager Members of the Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics FAND SOIREE Where Allied Design Center Oakland Park What The Florida Academy of Nutrition and center. Guests enjoyed gourmet dishes created by an all-star collection of South decadent desserts. Memorial Healthcare Celebrity chef Ingrid Hoffmann and Bill Feinberg y Chef Plata Bill Feinberg and Chef Martin from 180 Degrees GRAND GHOUL KICKOFF Where Fort Lauderdale What More than 150 attendees celebrated the upcoming Grand Oct. 30. VIP guests at the kickoff party included former Miami Dolphins Gavin Gaukroger Michael Wild and John Benz many others. Kerry Glenn and Brian Poli-Dixon Jim Fondo Jen Klaassens and Darlene Eddy John and Sandy Benz Kip Hunter and Joey Epstein 16 OCTOBER 2017 LMGFL.COM Did someone say SECOND CHANCE RYAN LOCHTE Twelve-Time Olympic Medalist GET YOUR SECOND CHANCE visit today or call 800.810.0989 LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 17 P PARKLAND S BEST KEPT SECRET... WINN DIN CHO ER S ER RD AWA ICE ...NOW REVEALED C A F R E S TA U R A N T B A R L O U N G E 1 2 0 1 7 F O A IS N P E R IO C T U C S L F S T Y 0 0 1 R B R O 18 OCTOBER 2017 LMGFL.COM N E R E DEJABLUERESTAURANTS.COM IN (954) 345 0128 G T H D PARKLAND COMMONS SHOPPING CENTER 7805 N. UNIVERSITY DRIVE PARKLAND FL 33067 3 0 1 B Y D C H E C K YourTown Fall Flavors Local restaurants are revising their menus opting for heartier ingredients to embrace harvest season. In addition to introducing fresh swordfish with pumpkin ravioli Bonefish Grill has created two new cocktails with savory notes the Fresh Honeycrisp Apple Martini (right) with applecinnamon infused vodka ginger liqueur apple juice and honey and the Infused Manhattan (left) with bourbon-rye infused whiskey vermouth Angostura bitters and Luxardo cherries. Bonefish Grill has locations throughout South Florida including Coral Springs at 1455 N. University Drive. LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 19 YourTown Not-So-Scary Halloween NEWS IN THE NORTHWEST Cancer research fundraising group Not My Daughter ... Find a Cure Now hosts its eighth annual Shopping Boutique and Luncheon to benefit Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center PAP Corps and other organizations. At the event Oct. 30 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Heron Bay Marriott in Coral Springs there will be 40 vendors auctions and raffles. The group has raised more than a half-million dollars since it began seven years ago. Tickets are 75 (or 100 for VIPink) and can be purchased at This year the organization is partnering with University of Miami Health and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at Plantation to create the first Not My Daughter Healing Center for cancer patients and families. It will provide wigs exercise nutrition counseling education and child care. The first Enjoy a taste of what the community has to offer with the following three selections Shop and Save Lives location will be at the UHealth Plantation campus which is under construction. New Community Underway WCI Communities a subsidiary of Lennar recently broke ground on Parkland Bay a luxury gated community surrounding a 178-acre lake. Priced from the 500 000s to more than 1.5 million the community s one- and two-story homes will offer between 2 900 and 8 000 square feet of living space with three four or five bedrooms premium features stateof-the-art appliances and customizable options. Parkland Bay s sales office is at 11825 Heron Bay Blvd. in Coral Springs. Occupancy is expected to begin in the spring. Visit or call 855.325.9628 for info. The city of Parkland s annual Trunk-or-Treat festival is a night of family-friendly fun. On Oct. 27 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Equestrian Center (8350 Ranch Road) dance in costume decorate a pumpkin and enjoy plenty of treats. For questions about the free event call 954.757.4105. And don t be afraid to bring the kids to Coral Springs annual Halloween Haunted House. On Oct. 27 from 5 to 8 p.m and Oct. 28 from 2 to 7 p.m the Coral Springs Gymnasium (2501 Coral Springs Drive) will be full of bounce houses and slides. Costumes are encouraged and candy is a given. Admission is 5 per child and 2 per adult. For more information call 954.345.2220. 20 OCTOBER 2017 LMGFL.COM CORAL SPRINGS CENTER FOR THE ARTS Chris Isaak The rocker will sing hits from First Comes the Night his first album of new material in six years. When Oct. 5 7 30 p.m. OCTOBER Watch it Wave In case you missed it Coral Springs selected a new flag over the summer that can be found flying throughout the city including the new Municipal Complex. Out of 80 submissions the public voted online for Dale Williams flag Where the Sawgrass Meets the Sky. Williams a freelance artist has lived in Coral Springs for almost 20 years and graduated from Stoneman Douglas High in 2007. The Everglades levee recently opened up and people from all over come out to enjoy this part of nature and especially watch the beautiful sunsets he says. What makes Coral Springs unique is that that piece of nature which is so important to not only our state but to the world is our backyard. The Music of Abba Bop to the 70s tribute show which comes all the way from Sweden. When Oct. 6 8 p.m. The Naked Magicians The R-rated magic show from Australia forgoes the top hats and capes for fullfrontal illusions. When Oct. 14 8 p.m. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy The contemporary swing band is still hot on the scene 24 years since its start. When Oct. 19 7 p.m. Parents at Bat Congratulations to John and Laurie Rizzo parents of Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo who recently were named the 2017 George and Barbara Bush Little League Parents of the Year for their continued dedication to Parkland s team. Battle of the Boros IX Tickets for the nostalgic event--which will feature old-school tunes and doowop--benefit Kids in Distress. When Oct. 28 7 30 p.m. LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 21 BackStory Michael Udine next to wife Stacey and the couple s three children Civil Servant BY ALYSSA FISHER BROWARD COUNTY COMMISSIONER AND FORMER PARKLAND MAYOR MICHAEL UDINE REFLECTS ON HIS UNEXPECTED POLITICAL CAREER Getting involved in politics was never on Michael Udine s radar. In 2002 continuous delays on the construction of a school in Parkland frustrated parents who didn t feel heard by their elected officials. One suggested that Udine run for the city commission. The idea piqued his interest. The next year with little experience (he s a lawyer by trade a partner at the law firm of Udine & Udine) he ran against a long-term incumbent with the support of his network of friends and neighbors. There were no real issues but I just ran says Udine who currently sits on the Broward County Commission serving District 3. At the time Parkland was changing over to become a more family-friendly type of community. And me with my three kids--I wish I had a picture of when they were little and campaigning for me I had a kindergartener a pre-K and a baby--we were what Parkland was going to look like. He won the seat and spent the next three years working hard connecting with the residents. As city commissioner and mayor of Parkland (2006-16) he enhanced that connection by keeping office hours sending email blasts and embracing social media. I would go to Little League practice with my boys and that s where people could come up and talk to me about city stuff he says. They never really had that before. He says serving as mayor was a labor of love and he takes pride in the impact he made during his term. The whole city has our imprint on it he says of his team citing the Western Fire Station Pine Trails Park and the bi-weekly farmers market. He resigned in 2016 to run for the county commission where he represents northwest Broward Parkland Coral Springs and parts of Tamarac and Fort Lauderdale. Everybody talks about the big offices he says. I would say that your commissioners or mayor do more to affect everyday life. We make sure your trash is picked up. Your streets are safe. We help educate your children. It s your local officials that get it done. About 10 years ago Udine and his family joined the city in burying a time capsule. His kids promised they ll come back in 40 years for the Parkland Historical Society s reveal. There are things in there from when I was the mayor he says. So that s pretty cool. Parkland Revisted 22 OCTOBER 2017 LMGFL.COM LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 23 TheDish Things to Know About 14 5 WHERE 9810 W. SAMPLE ROAD CORAL SPRINGS PHONE 954.752.2333 WEB RUNYONSCORALSPRINGS.COM Runyon s 2 5 SUBSTITUTIONS WELCOME The kitchen recipes and preparation. They ll make items gluten-free when possible remove prosciutto ham from shrimp capparelli for the pork-averse and even whip up a beef Wellington--which isn t even on the menu. People hear about it through the grapevine says Joe Kelleher general manager. If it s requested we have the ingredients most of the time to prepare it. WHAT S IN A NAME Coral Springs resident Jack O Connell named his upscale steak-focused restaurant (which he opened in October 1984) after Damon Runyon the famed newspaperman and short-story writer--and his father s good friend. It has stayed in the family O Connell s daughter and son-in-law took the helm in January 2016. TOP PICK Runyon s signature meal is the roasted prime rib a menu staple since the restaurant opened. It comes two ways on the bone (32 to 40 ounces) and off (16 to 20 ounces). On the side is the chef s daily vegetable and mashed potatoes french fries or steak fries. It s lumberjack-worthy Kelleher says. 3 SING US A SONG TONIGHT The Continental-style restaurant which specializes in steak and prime rib FAMILIAR FACES Several employees are rooted in Runyon s history. The original bartender is still shaking cocktails another has been behind the bar for 20-plus years. One original server is still working as is an 80-year-old waiter who has clocked in 25 years. Kelleher has been there for almost 31 years. It s a close-knit family he says. The longevity of most of these people ... it s a tribute to how we do things here. and lobster) was closed for much of July undergoing This includes the piano seven night a week one room turns into a piano bar the most popular place in the restaurant. 24 OCTOBER 2017 LMGFL.COM LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 25 LifeLessons pablo marquez The former WWE wrestler now president of Coastal Championship Wrestling weighs in on a career in the ring You have to love [wrestling] first and foremost if you want to do this. It s a lot of sacrifice. It s a lot of punishment on the body. If you think of only money think you re going to make 1 000 at your debut match-- no. There s no money at this level. [Extreme Championship Wrestling] taught me how to carry myself around veterans. Realizing that people are going to help a guy with a good attitude as opposed to a guy who thinks the wrestling business owes him something. The wrestling business doesn t owe anybody anything. I got picked up by WWE [World Wrestling Entertainment] in 1998. I would love to sit here and tell you that WWE picked me up because of my superb wrestling ability but the reality is that I happened to be at the right place at the right time. I don t want to wrestle anymore. My priorities have changed. I have a wrestling school now. I have 20 kids [enrolled]. Kids that literally depend on me. But the money [Latin American countries are] paying me [to wrestle] I have to go. They weren t paying me that kind of money when I was in my prime. They re forcing me to stay in ring shape. I teach the guys hands-on. I m 44 and I ve been bumping for 20-something years. It takes its toll on your body. There s days I can t get out of bed. But I still enjoy it. I had to know who Harley Race was. I had to know who Lou Thesz was. I loved wrestling so of course I knew [the legends of the sport]. Now if you re not on TV in the last two weeks these kids don t know who the hell you are. But they re paying customers--it s my job to teach them my job to mold them. I expect over 500 people [at matches]. That s my high. That s my blood sweat and tears. When I see my guys wrestling in front of that many people that s my reward. -- ALYSSA FISHER The Marquez File President and head trainer at The Main Event Training Center and Coastal Championship Wrestling. Produces matches at Coral Springs Charter School (3205 N. University Drive) brings in professional wrestlers. Wrestled as Babu Tiger Ali Singh s servant in the WWE in 1998. Wrestled throughout Latin America and Japan continues to travel abroad for matches. 26 OCTOBER 2017 LMGFL.COM European imported Hunters Jumpers Equitation horses and ponies for sale and lease South Florida s Premier Equestrian Training and Boarding Farm 954.757.1119 LMGFL.COM 6670 NW 82nd Terrace Parkland Florida 33067 OCTOBER 2017 27 FOR PEOPLE WITH MEDICARE 2017 BEST DOCTOR of Coral Springs and Parkland Congratulations to Dr. Robert Barbarite for keeping the health in health care. CarePlus Health Plans has always been committed to prevention. But it s our network providers like Dr. Robert Barbarite who make that commitment a reality. Thank you Dr. Robert Barbarite. We couldn t do it without you Dr. Robert Barbarite 7541 N. State Rd. 7 Parkland FL 33073 1-855-435-3183 (TTY 711) From 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 7 days a week. From February 15th to September 30th we are open Monday Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. South and North Florida Tampa and Orlando Area Treasure and Space Coast. 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H1019_MKN19OG Accepted 28 OCTOBER 2017 LMGFL.COM LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 29 30 OCTOBER 2017 LMGFL.COM Improvements in Breast Cancer Treatment Help Patients at Cleveland Clinic Florida Breast cancer is a topic that concerns so many of us and needs greater attention. In the last few years several high-profile women and men including Good Morning America Margaret Thompson MD anchor Robin Roberts Breast Surgical Oncologist have been diagnosed with the illness. Her public bravery in post-operative photos added to her popularity. Did you know that Dame Maggie Smith Diahann Carroll and Richard Roundtree (better known as Shaft ) also battled breast cancer The state of the science in breast cancer is promising. However breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women and the chance that a woman will die from breast cancer is about 1 in 37. We can do more to prevent it and indeed we must do more. For instance mammograms previously done by two-dimensional equipment are now being replaced by 3D equipment called tomosynthesis. With better screening and improved technology we have better diagnostic capabilities. Tomosynthesis has reduced the call-back rate. Meaning we are more accurate in diagnosing a spot that is likely to be cancerous thus eliminating other unnecessary procedures. From a surgical aspect treatments are changing continuously and patients are benefiting from new therapies said Margaret Thompson MD breast surgical oncologist. We ve found that patients who required the removal of all lymph nodes can now be spared this invasive treatment option and only have a few lymph nodes removed. Radiation can now take its place safely and with fewer troublesome side effects. According to Dr. Thompson Every day we understand how important a team approach is in conquering cancer. At Cleveland Clinic Florida our patients typically see a multi-disciplinary team that includes not just a surgeon but also a radiologist pathologist medical oncologist radiation oncologist plastic surgeon and ancillary staff she commented. For our patients who require reconstruction a cohesive team approach is critical too. One of our most noteworthy innovations involves using fat injections during the plastic surgery portion of treatment. Our team removes the excess fatty tissue from the abdomen or thighs and injects it into the breast during reconstruction. Cancer care is complicated and overwhelming but Dr. Thompson comments that Cleveland Clinic Florida helps ameliorate the non-medical issues too. We provide navigators genetic counselors support groups plus massage art and music therapists to help patients undergoing treatment. There s even a boutique to help patients look their best by supplying wigs hats post-mastectomy bras and makeup seminars she said. PATIENT-CENTERED FEATURES AND AMENITIES Cleveland Clinic Florida s Maroone Cancer Center includes an on-site lab satellite and infusion pharmacy a patient resource center a wig and healing studio as well as special facilities for pain management physical and occupational therapy and diagnostics. Support services include Kline Family Wig & Healing Studio Art Therapy Group Breast Cancer Book Club Caregiver Support Group Look Good Feel Better (American Cancer Society) Music Jam Session Group Nutrition Group Survivorship Group Yoga Group Rieki and Massotherapy One team rallying against breast cancer. For a consultation call 800.639.DOCTOR or for more information please visit A world class oncologist. A top-tier surgeon. Three super nurses. My incredible book club. This is my Support Squad. One team rallying against breast cancer. 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FOR YOU 2017 33 BarTalk AHEAD OF LETTUCE INGREDIENTS 2 ounces vodka 1 ounce cane syrup 1 teaspoon of extra virgin olive oil 3 small leaves of romaine lettuce chili oil black pepper DIRECTIONS Shake well and strain into a chilled Champagne saucer. Garnish with drops of chili oil and a sprinkle of pepper. A Savory Mix PANTRY STAPLES MAKE A FORT LAUDERDALE SPEAKEASY S LATEST CONCOCTION A WINNER t first it was odd watching Brian Freed pour extra virgin olive oil into the shaker on top of the vodka. Then came the romaine lettuce. Was he making a cocktail or a salad Ahead of Lettuce recently debuted on the fall winter menu at Stache Drinking Den and Coffee Bar the craft cocktail-focused speakeasy in downtown Fort Lauderdale (109 SW Second Ave.). Originally it stole the hearts and stomachs of diners at Freed s latest venture C.W.S. Bar & Kitchen in Lake Worth earning a spot on the permanent menu. We re trying to create some synergy between the two places by having some of the same cocktails says Freed the co-owner. This cocktail was a hit--it s delicious it feels healthy. It s light it s refreshing. We always change our drinks but this one was a winner. Stache s signature cocktails make use of fresh ingredients and a wild imagination. In addition to lettuce and a spoonful of olive oil Ahead of Lettuce calls on vodka (the lounge opts for Hangar One) fresh-squeezed lime juice ( It has to be fresh--no bottle stuff he says) cane syrup and chili oil to garnish. Oh and a dash of seasonings because what salad doesn t have salt and pepper The sweet syrup and the sour juice balance the richness of the olive oil which creates a slightly silky texture. The outcome is a libation that transcends seasons yet stands up to South Florida s hot autumn days. Plus vodka cocktails are an easy sell. Vodka pays the bills as they say he quips. It s not going anywhere. Otherwise an Old Fashioned is our biggest seller. Stache has become a favorite spot for whiskey lovers given its 350 varieties. It even spawned the Fort Lauderdale Whiskey Society a group of more than 500 enthusiasts who come together each month for a tasting. The bar also has its own barrels of bourbon. We wanted to do something different than what downtown Fort Lauderdale knows which is slamming drinks Freed says. Giving people a better spirit a better drink. Something that s balanced. 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LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 35 What sCooking THE NEW MENU AT AMERICAN SOCIAL INCLUDING THE MAINE LOBSTER BENEDICT PUTS A GOURMET SPIN ON PUB FOOD BY KEVIN KAMINSKI Comfort Zone W Christopher Palmer hen it comes to changing its menu each summer and winter American Social remains a shining example of democracy in action. Executive chef Christopher Palmer calls on his chefs at the restaurant s two South Florida locations--Fort Lauderdale (721 E. Las Olas Blvd.) and Brickell (690 SW First Court)--for a culinary brainstorming session. Ideas are pitched. Cases are made. The concepts that make the cut advance to the preparation and cooking stage where the chefs come together as one for tweaking and testing. Eventually Palmer signs off on the final versions--but the power ultimately is vested in the people who quickly weigh in on the new menu offerings. When it comes to American Social s recent summer additions the people have spoken. Shared plates such as truffle rib tater tots rancheros meatballs and hickory-smoked chicken wings-- and entrees such as the steak and barley salad and the Drunken Goat (an 8-ounce lamb and beef patty with tomato jam arugula bourbon red onion and red wine goat cheese)--already are drawing raves. For Palmer who grew up in Cleveland before moving to Florida and cutting his kitchen teeth at Caf Boulud in Palm Beach it s the latest chapter in a never-ending quest to heighten the restaurant s comfort pub food focus. Food-wise so much has changed says Palmer who s been with American Social for three years. I took out everything canned and processed. We re a true scratch kitchen. Nothing frozen nothing out of a bag. Everybody works extra hard to make sure everything is all natural. I always tell people that you don t come to American Social to get healthy--but we re not going to pollute your body either. Sometimes the body wants what the body wants. That seems to be the case with the Maine Lobster Benedict which has been blowing up on the brunch menu (Saturday and Sunday 10 30 a.m. to 3 p.m.) on Las Olas. Here are some of the reasons why. 36 OCTOBER 2017 LMGFL.COM Sweet dreams The idea for Maine Lobster Benedict came to me when I was lying in bed one night Palmer says. We went away from a full buffet in Lauderdale so we wanted something on the brunch menu that had value--and was sophisticated. Raise a glass Another component with brunch are the deals we have on Mo t & Chandon and house Champagne. The women especially seem to love the dish with unlimited mimosas. What s better than lobster and Champagne On the side We also serve a small spinach feta and baby heirloom salad [with tomato vinaigrette] instead of the traditional home fries. That keeps it light. You re not going to eat our Lobster Benedict and then go home and feel like you need to nap. Seafood special Lobster adds a different element to the dish. You get the sweetness from the lobster meat to go with the tomato hollandaise sauce [and avocado mousse] you get a little bitterness from the spinach and then it all comes together with the fresh English muffin. We make our own English muffins at the Brickell restaurant so we re bringing that baker to Lauderdale so we can make the muffins fresh there as well. LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 37 L Dr. Tracey Stokes Game Changer Breast cancer patients have an alternative when it comes to postmastectomy reconstruction BY ALONA ABBADY MARTINEZ ast December the U.S. Food & Drug Administration changed the conversation when it comes to reconstructive options for women following a mastectomy. That s when the FDA approved marketing of the AeroForm Tissue Expander. The device which is implanted at the time of the mastectomy gradually fills with carbon dioxide using a remote control given to the patient. Unlike the traditional saline tissue expander a process that involves painful weekly injections of 50 cubic centimeters of saline the AeroForm device allows the patient to independently trigger the release of 10 cc of carbon dioxide every three hours up to three times a day. Aside from being painless and extremely convenient it also speeds up the expansion process says Tracey Stokes a Harvardeducated plastic surgeon and a partner with Laura Sudarsky at Esse Plastic Surgery in Fort Lauderdale. Darice Lang 61 a two-time breast cancer survivor who underwent a bilateral mastectomy in March 2016 had the AeroForm expander implanted and called it a game changer. I had the expanders for 19 days Lang says. It did not interfere with my routine and I didn t have to take time to go to the doctor s office and go through all the pain of the [saline] expansion. It s empowering to be in control of that. The device is covered by insurance companies but for patients the psychological component is the most powerful selling point. Patients get to decide when they want to fill and if they are having a bad day they don t have to fill Stokes says. They don t have to go to the doctor every Tuesday at 10 or leave their work or family to get filled. Perhaps the greatest testament to the device is when Stokes herself became a patient. I am BRCA positive she says referring to the gene linked with a higher occurrence of breast cancer. I have more [medical] knowledge than the average person when I had to undergo this surgery in May [AeroForm] is what I opted for. [That s] a powerful statement about the technology. 38 OCTOBER 2017 LMGFL.COM LM FL.COM LMGFL CO LMGFL.CO LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 MG L. OCTOBER 2017 OCTOBER 2017 CTO TOB O 39 39 Michelle Solomon and her mother The Essential Documents The following legal documents have allowed (or will allow) Michelle to make important decisions on her mother s behalf. Consult an attorney for right for you and your family. 1. Durable power of attorney It provides the authority to for someone else such as signing checks to pay bills handling tax returns or selling a home. 2. Health care proxy or surrogate This allows the designated person to make choices about treatments doctors and other healthrelated matters. 3. Living will Also known as an advance directive for health care a living will allows your loved one to specify the medical treatment that he or she wants--or doesn t want--near the end of life. needs to be involved to declare that the person should be represented (aka guardianship) it s an expensive and lengthy process. My mother still knows her daughter and she thanks me every day for helping her navigate her changing world. I thank her for ensuring that some of the challenges we are both facing because of this devastating disease are less daunting because of her advanced preparation. Peace of Mind BY MICHELLE F. SOLOMON In dealing with her mother s dementia the author learns the true value of having your legal affairs in order M y mother was always organized. Everything was in its place. She talked about her last wishes in case of her death. In her safe deposit box she had specific instructions about what she wanted me to do when she died. She already had written her obituary and attached the photo she wanted to accompany it. She had told me many times that if she had a stroke or a debilitating illness she hoped to pass away quickly. That didn t happen. Since October 2013 my mother MabelFaye Solomon has had a progressive decline in her mental and physical health from vascular dementia the second-most common dementia which often coexists with Alzheimer s disease. Vascular dementia is caused by a series of mini-strokes most of which are not outwardly noticeable. What are the signs She had difficulty signing her name and figuring out the process of what was required to pay her bills. My mother had been a teacher for 30 years so that was unusual behavior. In 2012 as fate would have it she requested that I accompany her to a lawyer. She wanted to make sure she had everything in order just in case. For a few hundred dollars (costs vary per attorney) legal documents were drawn up. It wasn t just a will she had done that earlier. These were essential documents that would allow me to make important financial and medical decisions on Mom s behalf. Little did we both know that this would be crucial when I had to become her voice when she wasn t able to decide for herself if she should have her hip and leg operated on after she fell. Or how her money would be handled to pay for her care when she needed to be placed in assisted living--and a host of other important financial and medical decisions. The key was that Mom still had the full mental ability and therefore the legal capacity to make the decision that I would be the trusted source to make decisions on her behalf if she became unable to do so. When a court Broward Walk to End Alzheimer s WHEN Saturday Oct. 21 WHERE Nova Southeastern University 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd. Fort Lauderdale WHAT Join Michelle F. Solomon mission chairperson for this 3-mile walk to raise funds for Alzheimer s support care and research. ( 40 OCTOBER 2017 LMGFL.COM CROWNS IN A DAY TEETH IN A DAY Enjoy a day at the beach tomorrow Change your life with teeth in ONE day Using the latest dental technology Dr. Alan Markowitz and Dr. Sean Shkolnik offer same day crowns and ALL-On-4 dental implants. 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OR CHECK OUT THE 2017 FALL COLLECTION ONLINE AT TRINATURK.COM. LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 41 S SUSAN RINDLEY TITLE Global estate agent COMPANY One Sotheby s International Realty RESIDENCE Fort Lauderdale What drew you to real estate as a profession I grew up in South Florida and love showing others what it s all about. I was drawn to real estate because when people choose a home they are also choosing a neighborhood a community and a lifestyle. I feel like I m their tour guide or concierge. Why are you good at what you do I understand South Florida and its communities better than anyone. I also will outwork anyone. What s the best advice you could give to people looking to buy sell a home For those looking to buy location location location. [Decide] where you want to be first. You can change a house. You can t change where it is. For those looking to sell update simplify and clear out the clutter. Moonrise dress ( 398) and Hollywood Hills stone tassel earrings ( 78) from Trina Turk Francesco Sacco shoes from Rinaldi Fort Lauderdale TITLE In-house sales associate PROJECT Auberge Beach Residences & Spa Fort Lauderdale RESIDENCE Hollywood What drew you to real estate as a profession My parents owned numerous businesses from an exotic car dealership to an exotic pet store. As a young girl I learned to sell--and I acquired entrepreneurial skills-- by watching them and by being involved in the daily business. What s the most valuable business lesson you ve learned from being in real estate Always remember that people never forget how you treat them. Never judge a client or anyone at first glance I have been proven wrong-- and [it can] cost you money. Why are you good at what you do I am consistent and I listen to what people want. I always say that I m a walking dollar sign if I don t make calls meet people and constantly talk about and love the product I am selling then [why] is anyone going to want to buy it Beverly dress ( 298) Hanalei bangle ( 88) and teardrop earrings ( 48) all from Trina Turk Gianvito Rossi shoes from Rinaldi Fort Lauderdale M MARIA SCAROLA LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 43 A AGATA FOLEY 44 TITLE Sales associate PROJECT Paramount Fort Lauderdale Beach COMPANY OneWorld Properties RESIDENCE Pompano Beach What drew you to real estate as a profession When I first moved to this country I started in the service industry. This taught me a few things about myself. First that I have a knack for selling. Second I m an outgoing person who loves to interact with different personalities. I feel like real estate is a natural extension of the service industry. ... In the end it s all about making your clients happy. What s the most valuable business lesson you ve learned from being in real estate Integrity is the name of the game. If your word means nothing you won t get anywhere. What s the best advice you could give to people looking to buy sell a home Find somebody who has your best interests at heart--somebody willing to listen to your wants and needs [and who will take] them into consideration and guide you through the process. Iman dress ( 368) tassel-drop earrings from Trina Turk Cesare Paciotti shoes from Rinaldi Fort Lauderdale OCTOBER 2017 LMGFL.COM TITLE Director of regional sales and marketing COMPANY Nu World Title RESIDENCE Weston What s the most valuable business lesson you ve learned from being in real estate Be self-reliant. In real estate you are your own business. And as a business you must hold yourself accountable for the actions you take. No one else is going to make things happen for you. If you want something figure out a way to achieve what you are after. Why are you good at what you do I ve learned that you must treat others as you would want to be treated. It s a simple rule that I live by. My success lies in the fact that when you need me I am there. What s the best advice you could give to people looking to buy sell a home Find a realtor that you can trust and that has experience. Make sure the realtor has a great title company. This will ensure that you get to closing. Get your finances in order and find a mortgage company you can trust. Lastly have a great time. Flashy dress ( 378) from Trina Turk Francesco Sacco shoes from Rinaldi Fort Lauderdale M MABEL MULLAN LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 45 R 46 REBECCA BATTERMAN TITLE Director of sales PROJECT The Residences at W Fort Lauderdale COMPANY Related Group RelatedISG RESIDENCE Boca Raton What drew you to real estate as a profession As a real estate professional I m in control of my success. Real estate isn t about being lucky it s about being strategic persistent and always sticking to the plan. Also it allows me to use my entire skill set--marketing finance public relations creativity networking and my love for learning about people. What s the most valuable business lesson you ve learned from being in real estate Never take the first second or third no as an answer. Be persuasive persistent and passionate. Why are you good at what you do I build relationships with both my clients and my real estate partners which I believe is the foundation to success. I listen to the wants and needs of my clients. I m organized. And I see a project through. Demming top ( 328) Kait pants ( 268) and tassel-drop earrings ( 78) all from Trina Turk Jimmy Choo shoes from Joya Delray Beach OCTOBER 2017 LMGFL.COM TITLE Waterfront specialist TEAM Kimpton Howard COMPANY Douglas Elliman RESIDENCE Fort Lauderdale M MELANIE KIMPTON What drew you to real estate as a profession I started in real estate in my hometown of Montreal after traveling the world and living abroad in my 20s. My international life experience made it easier to connect with my clients. I was drawn to the industry because it s always evolving with plenty of challenges. Why are you good at what you do I do real estate the same way I live my life authentic true and passionate. What s the best advice you could give to people looking to buy sell a home For sellers timing is everything and going on the market at the right price is key. Keeping a clean and minimalist home while on the market is important. For buyers create a list of needs and desires understanding that you will need to bend a little on certain items. piece bangle set ( 158) all from Trina Turk Stuart Weitzman shoes from Joya Delray Beach LMGFL.COM OCTOBER 2017 43 q&a RICHARD LEWIS UNPLUGGED Comedy s prince of pain heads to South Florida at the top of his game-- and with plenty on his mind (as always) BY KEVIN KAMINSKI I t s nearly 16 minutes into a phone interview that will go on for well over an hour and Richard Lewis has yet to answer a single question. I m going to try a new tack and hopefully not ramble he says later in the one-sided conversation. How am I doing so far It couldn t be going any better. When one of the most original and influential stand-ups of any era unleashes a self-deprecating stream of consciousness the last thing you want to do is interrupt him. As it turns out comedy s Man in Black is rambling for a reason. He s wrapped up a ninth season of Curb Your Enthusiasm with best friend and show creator Larry David he s 23 years sober he s happily married to wife Joyce and at age 70 he s back on stage after taking time off last year to recover from various ailments including a fractured wrist ( I did more shows at CedarsSinai the past year than [on stage] he says.) Lewis co-headlines this month with Artie Lange at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek with 300 000 hours of material in his head. I m going to be so raw I might get so provocative in that casino that the people wearing Bermuda shorts won t have to go in the sun he says. Their thighs and calves will be red by the time I m off the stage. If his Q&A with Lifestyle (which honestly was way more A than Q) is any indication that may be an understatement. (Visit for the full interview.) We ve finished shooting the ninth season of Curb Your Enthusiasm. I ve seen some of the [episodes] I think it s the best season. Larry took a long five-year nap unfortunately. But he doesn t go into a new season unless he thinks he has a 10-story arc. The show is adlib but there are some expositional points otherwise there s no story and it would be like those cakes that crumble whatever they re called. I used to know. That s the thing [about being] 70. My brain now ... you might ask a question about politics and I ll tell you that things aren t going well for President Eisenhower. If only Eisenhower would stop tweeting I m starting to go bald in the back of my head. So we re doing some post-production stuff for Curb and I say to Larry Why do you always have the camera on the back of my head you bastard. ... Larry says The balder you get the more episodes I m [doing]. I haven t spoken to him in a week. I m not sure whether I m rooting for more hair to be in the drain or not. I think I d rather be semibald and do a 10th season of Curb. Then after that I ll be offered a show where I play Uncle Mikey the guy who [lives] with a chimp. I used to use notes on stage I haven t in a decade. ... I had this sheet that was Scotch-taped together. When I opened it up it would be about 6 feet long. It looked like a Jewish Christopher Columbus scroll. ... When I was younger I carried this sheet everywhere I went. If I lost it I would have had to run away with the circus and be shot out of a cannon. The first Jewish clown to be shot out of a cannon. I d probably go about a footand-a-half in the air. And then I d apologize and offer to pay for everyone s tickets. There are so many different platforms [for comics to pursue today] that I almost want to take a nap thinking about all the work I would have to do. The road was narrower in [the 1970s]. It was like Get The Tonight Show or you re done. So I d drive to Catch a Rising Star in New York try to meet as many consensually loving actresses as I could--who were all unfortunately waitressing--and work on my act. I wasn t thinking about protein and probiotics. I was thinking about The Tonight Show and condoms. Don t think there weren t comedy groupies. They weren t walking around with clown shoes and red noses on--although I know one comic who was into that. I had an unfortunate attraction to some unfortunate personalities [during his dating days] and I would parade this Fellini-esque group one after another in front of my therapist. ... Out of the corner of my eye I would envision my therapist giving me a thumb s up. There was never a thumbs-up. ... This went on for 15 years until I met Joyce [his wife of 12 years]--a name that we both despise but there s nothing I can do with it. I like Richard it s a cool name. But Joyce If I kiss my wife after saying her name I feel like I m kissing my aunt at a Passover meal in Brooklyn in 1957. By the way I have a fascination with clocks. I have a collection of them. ... Why was I even thinking about the clocks Maybe it s because I ve been on the phone with you for 3 days. Oh the therapist. So my wife when we dated I had to find some reason to go to the therapist. My therapist loved my wife and knew she was the right one for me. But she just couldn t take me anymore. The therapist leaned in about an inch away from my face and said This is as good as it gets. And she said it in this scary horror voice like Linda Blair in The Exorcist. Her head spun around on its axis and she spit this green guck all over my black suit. Listen I m going to need some oxygen soon. We ve been talking for 80 minutes. I know because I m looking at one of my 1 000 clocks. 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