Monthly Archives: May 2017

Catching Art in the Keys

Lapis water and the treasures within—coral reefs, shipwrecks, sports fish, and crustaceans—lure visitors to The Florida Keys year after year. Above the surface awaits a dynamic cultural scene teeming with museums, theaters, concert halls and art studios. Here are just a few of The Florida Keys’ cultural highlights, from north to south: In Key Largo, […]

She Sells Seashells

If the cleverest thing that you’ve ever done with seashells is spell your name in the sand, this story will put your skills to shame. It begins in the 1930s with a group of women from Riviera Beach in Palm Beach County. Their “fisherfolk” husbands had moved to the area from the Abaco Islands in […]

Sea-Fare-ing at Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort

Nestled between the Atlantic Ocean, lush marshlands and the Intracoastal Waterway, the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort is Florida’s award-winning island destination. The oceanfront retreat, located just north of Jacksonville, offers a luxury resort experience in perfect harmony with nature. Both the beauty and the bounty of this seaside escape culminate each spring in the […]

Life Lessons From Behind-the-Scenes of a Miami Hotel

Friday afternoons in Miami, right as schools let out, were when the city felt most alive to me, the most itself. Suddenly into the sluggishness of the siesta hour spilled public, private and parochial schoolkids and their parents, a swarm that thronged the sidewalks and choked the thoroughfares. Black, white, Cuban, Nicaraguan, Haitian—rich, poor, middle […]