Monthly Archives: July 2019

Made in FLA: An Orlando Designer Makes Stylish, Functional Bags and Furniture

“Just the little details and little complications is what I’m most into,” says Jason Gregory, the founder of Makr, a product design firm based in Winter Park. Whether you’re looking at a leather good, a piece of furniture or a canvas bag, every single design element—down to the seams—is made with intention. Take the fold […]

Just Hatched: Summer 2019 Openings Around The State

NORTH GLASS BOTTLE SOCIETY Jacksonville Located in Jacksonville’s Five Points area among historically preserved buildings, the Glass Bottle Society now provides premium products for cocktail enthusiasts. Owner Jina Paolillo has more than 20 years of experience in the service industry. While tending bar, she realized that there wasn’t a one-stop shop for quality bar products, […]

Made in FLA: Electric Bicycles for the Traveler

Rob Daniels wasn’t looking for a new product venture when he took a routine business trip to China in 2016 and stumbled on a rough prototype for a folding electric bicycle. “The design was so unique and eye-catching,” he recalls. The bike’s original design, a small frame consisting largely of two circles hinged in the […]

Things To Do in Florida: The Tide Summer 2019

NORTH FLORIDA JACKSONVILLE JUMBO SHRIMP GAMES JACKSONVILLEAPRIL 4—SEPT. 2 Hungry for baseball? Join Minor League Baseball’s crustacean nation and root for the Jumbo Shrimp at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. Nearly every home game unfolds with a fun-loving theme or promotion. Roll your windows down and cruise into the stadium to experience the world’s largest […]

The Roost: Well-Healed Homes

JACKSONVILLE This carefully appointed midcentury modern treasure is truly a one-of-a-kind home for the athlete with an artistic soul. The large storefront windows, 10-foot Fleetwood sliding doors and open floor plan bring the outside in with gorgeous views of the St. Johns River from every room in the house. Contemporary clean lines and pops of […]

Indian River County: Things to do from Vero Beach to Sebastian Inlet

With 22 miles of beaches and nature reserves from Vero Beach to Sebastian Inlet, Indian River County has its share of things to do from the city to the sea. Escape the crowds and take to Florida’s Treasure Coast for aquatic adventures or immerse yourself in culture at one of Vero Beach’s nationally acclaimed museums […]

Fledglings: Rhythm and Roots

At 25, singer-songwriter Claire Vandiver came to music naturally: Her father, Chip Vandiver, is a seasoned blues and rock guitarist whom Southern music fans may recall from the band Southfield. By the time Nashville-born Claire arrived at Daytona State College to study music production, she had already been performing for several years, and she soon […]