Monthly Archives: April 2017

The Spread: Sangria Social 

Like the great Jerry Jeff Walker, who sings “I love that Sangria wine, when I’m drinking with old friends of mine,” Clay Carnes of West Palm Beach’s Cholo Soy Cocina prefers the fruity beverage to a frosty beer or a salt-rimmed margarita when entertaining at home. “There is nothing manly about sangria. But neither is […]

Bird’s Eye View: Mt. Dora

HISTORIC DONNELLY HOUSE Lacey Queen Anne details trim this creamy confection of a home, built in 1893 by a founder of the town, that’s occasionally open for viewing. 535 N. Donnelly St.  LE PETIT SWEET Regulars say nothing’s diminutive about the taste of the mini cheesecakes, pies and cupcakes—not to mention the fresh-made macarons and […]

The Local’s Guide to Ponte Vedra & The Beaches

Between world-class golf courses, gorgeous beaches and a burgeoning food and shopping scene, Ponte Vedra Beach and its sandy neighbors (Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach and Atlantic Beach) have become quite the hidden travel gems in Florida. In our Special Edition Bird’s Eye View map, we celebrate the classic spots and new editions in our coastal community loved […]

Lisa Unger’s Favorite Florida Books

Tampa Bay resident and New York Times and international best-selling author Lisa Unger has penned an impressive 16 novels, including her upcoming thriller, The Red Hunter (Touchstone, 2017). Like her fellow Floridians, with sunglasses propped on top of her head, Unger loves cheering on her favorite baseball team—the Tampa Bay Rays—and watching native birds. When […]

Made in FLA: Alligrove Gator Studs

As an architect in New York, Cuyler Hendricks used 3D printing at the office to generate plastic, scaled-down versions of projects to show clients. When a former colleague told him about a company called Shapeways—which lets designers upload their own drafts, 3D print them in various materials and sell them through the site—he geeked out. […]