Runway 84 Reopens With Chic Revamp

The reimagined restaurant that has Fort Lauderdale buzzing

Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis on Successes and Challenges

The push to purge Fort Lauderdale of its bacchanalian reputation started long before Dean Trantalis was elected mayor in 2018. By then, raucous spring break destinations like Candy Store and The Button were distant memories, replaced along Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard by an ever-expanding skyline of luxury resorts. But the work of evolving and sustaining

Virgin Voyages Finds Its Niche by Targeting a Sophisticated Adult Demographic

In the years leading up to the delivery of its first ship in February 2020, Scarlet Lady, the question wasn’t if and when Virgin Voyages would make a splash in the highly competitive cruise industry.   It was how the brand helmed by British billionaire Richard Branson would distinguish itself in a market brimming with established

Remembering Cindy Williams

Cindy Williams, the actress best known for playing Shirley Feeney on the top-rated 1970s sitcom Laverne & Shirley, died on Jan. 25 in Los Angeles. Lifestyle had the pleasure of interviewing Williams for the June 2021 issue on the eve of a one-woman show being hosted by the Wick in Boca Raton. She spoke to Lifestyle about a show

CEO Jeff John and His Brother (and COO) Jarred Lead Revolution Live

It’s a Damn Good story that incorporates the Windy City and the Sunshine State. Old-school values and modern-day deception. Fire and ice (or, at least, snow). Savage storms and uncomfortable calm. A Revolution and a whiskey rebellion. Speakeasy style and beer-pong comfort. And, of course, Michael Jordan and Lady Gaga. It’s also a tale about

Interior Designer to the Stars Wade Hallock Has Exploded Onto the Women’s Fashion Scene

There always had been an undercurrent of momentum to Wade Allyn Hallock’s prodigious talent as a Miami-based interior designer, one that rivaled a game of telephone. This client told that friend. That friend became a client. And so on. Better still, Hallock purposely flew below the radar with an air-of-mystery approach that his increasingly exclusive

Leading the Way at United Way

As impressive as it’s been to see the United Way of Broward dive headfirst into the deep end of community challenges created by COVID-19 and its pandemic waves, there’s far more to the scope of its overall impact. That’s why it takes the better part of 50 pages in its 2022 directory just to touch

Spa Talk: Acqualina

The lowdown: Though its effectiveness in the management of chronic pain (including migraine headaches) has added to its sales, botulinum toxin continues to see skyrocketing revenue, thanks in large part to the neurotoxin’s renown as a certain noninvasive cosmetic procedure. According to Fortune Business Insights, sales of the runaway train commonly known by patients as

Attorney and Author Robert Buschel Draws From Familiar Territory for His Latest Novel

In God’s Ponzi, Gregory Portent needs $42 million by the end of the week to exact his revenge and prove, among other things, that “lawyers aren’t heroes.” The elaborate Ponzi scheme he’s running, a seemingly foolproof enterprise driven by artificial intelligence, has been blindsided by an unforeseen black swan event. “If I can’t fix this

Steady As She Goes

While losses mounted throughout the cruise industry amid a global pandemic that brought sailings to a screeching halt in March 2020, at least one category connected to passenger ships has seen significant growth. The heavy-metal graveyard. In an effort to offset declining revenue, boutique cruises lines and industry behemoths alike sold older vessels for scrap.

Talking MSC Cruises

On MSC’s return amid the pandemic: “The whole industry shut down. Think about all the crew that represents, all the people who work in the terminals, all the check-in agents, all the office people—and everything it takes for this industry to operate. We went down to bare minimums because the ships weren’t operating. “So, then

Five Things to Know About Uchi

1) Thanks, Texas: What started in Austin as an insatiable thirst for knowledge about a Japanese tradition that few would associate with the cattle-crazed Lone Star State is now the culinary equivalent of the student becoming the sushi master. By the time Tyson Cole opened Uchi in 2003 out of a renovated home in south