Monthly Archives: December 2018

Made in FLA: Pensacraft

Not only does fifth-generation Floridian Andrew Patterson have home-state pride running through his veins, but he also has carpentry in his blood. “Every man in my family was something and a carpenter, whether it was a farmer and a carpenter or a factory worker and a carpenter,” he explains. On his part, Patterson became a […]

Florida Wild: Day 47

In 2015, two friends and I trekked 1,000 miles from the Everglades Headwaters near Orlando to Gulf Islands National Seashore near the Alabama border. We traversed a network of public and private lands to show that the statewide Florida Wildlife Corridor is still connected and can still be saved. At times, we had to find […]

Made in FLA: Over Under

“Why isn’t that on a shirt?” That’s what Bryan Horn asked himself one day when he saw his beloved chocolate lab, Lottie Grace, standing regally in the back of his truck. It was then the Jacksonville resident began sketching out the logo that would eventually become the face of Over Under, his sporting lifestyle brand. […]

Inside the Studio with Kristen Summers

Tucked away in the spare room of her Tallahassee home, watercolorist Kristen Summers is sprawled out on the floor in leggings and a T-shirt, surrounded by candles. She’s combing through her cherished old Audubon books, looking for inspiration and trying to channel whatever kind of mood she’s in. This is a ritual, meant to conjure […]

Bird’s Eye View: Not So Sleepy Siesta Key

SIESTA KEY OYSTER BAR The locals’ favorite for fresh oysters, innovative cuisine and cool cocktails 5238 Ocean Blvd.  BIG OLAF CREAMERY Hand mixed ice creams and yogurts made by local Amish craftsmen 5208 Ocean Blvd.  THE COTTAGE Prepared by foodies, for foodies, with inventive offerings inspired by a variety of food cultures 153 Avenida Messina DAVIDSON DRUGS […]

Slicing Things Up: Winter 2018

WANT TO WINTERIZE? Shop J.McLaughlin’s winter collection at retail locations across Florida: cashmere Mirian sweater jacket, $498; Arlette turtleneck, $145; Lori legging, $165; and Lillie ankle boots in suede, $298. Coming this winter and spring: VIP Shopping Series in Jacksonville and Winter Park @TheFlamingoMag @JmclaughlinNy DECO DIGS This modern, Art Deco boutique hotel in South Beach […]

The Beaten Path

It’s never good to be wrong, especially when it comes to a hurricane

Swamp Sacraments

Diane Roberts talks about the family swamp and the ghosts and gifts of ancestral land

Recipe: Roasted Autumn Roots by Chef Lauren Macellaro

ROASTED AUTUMN ROOTS Serves 6 For the roots 2 red beets 2 golden beets 3 sprigs thyme 2 parsnips 1 carrot 1 1/2tablespoons vegetable oil Salt and pepper PREPARATION: Heat an oven to 400 degrees. Wash all roots well but do not peel. Place red and golden beets in an oven-safe dish and fill dish […]