Monthly Archives: September 2019

Sustainable Sailing in the Mediterranean with Costa Cruises

Travelers are more environmentally conscious than ever and seeking ways to experience new places with minimal impact on the planet’s resources. In recent years, Costa Cruises has been doing its part to minimize its global footprint with innovative initiatives. Now, the luxury cruise line takes sustainability to a new level.  In November, the company launches its […]

Sunshine Sound Track: Florida’s Top Albums Rooted in the State

It’s very likely not the official state song. Stephen Foster’s “Old Folks at Home,” widely known as “Swanee River,” has nothing to do with Florida, besides its deliberately misspelled reference to the Suwanee. The “father of American music” never visited the state and picked the Suwanee in 1851 almost at random, after his brother pointed it […]

Marilyn On Top: Artist and Floridian Marilyn Minter Opens Up

No sooner am I allowed inside Marilyn Minter’s Manhattan studio than she remarks on my freckles, saying, “No wonder you like my work.” The artist is known for making visible what is typically airbrushed: sweat, pimples, body hair—or what is often thought private: addiction, sex. She’s also renowned for honoring what’s regarded by patriarchal standards […]

Bird’s Eye View: Palm Beach Perfection

GREEN’S PHARMACY Doubling as a luncheonette and a full-service pharmacy, this 1938 establishment serves up great food and history—it’s been said that the Kennedys dined at the counter.  151 N. County Road SKINNY DIP PALM BEACH Shop, sip and take a dip into this trendy boutique that offers a carefully curated array of new designers from around […]

Grove Stand Recipe: Florida Snapper in Banana Leaf by Chef Lindsay Autry

FLORIDA SNAPPER IN BANANA LEAF SERVES 4 3 overripe beefsteak tomatoes 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons minced garlic 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes, halved Kosher salt and black pepper to taste 1/4cup parsley, finely chopped 1/4cup basil chiffonade 1/4cup dill, finely chopped 1/4cup capers, drained and chopped Zest and […]

Riding the Lightning with Comic Bert Kreischer

Stand-up comic Bert Kreischer is a proud “Florida Man,” blowing up the comedy scene on his Body Shots world tour, with shows in the Sunshine State this fall.