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4th Generation Organic Market

The “Raw Food Remix”

Written by Dwayne Stephenson


The days of Gluten Free, Vegetarian and Vegan foods have finally met their match. The organic and raw food rock stars at the 4th Generation Organic Market and Café in East Boca Raton are returning foresaken taste buds and refilling eviscerated stomachs with their own take on the American & International culinary classics. And the best part is it’s all 100% exclusively organic.

The Britto Foundation

Written By Francesca Franco


When you hear the term ‘paint party,’ you might think of a handful of kids, some tubs of paint and lots of messy clean-up afterwards. When Romero Britto uses the term ‘paint party’ though, he’s actually talking about one of the largest, most anticipated paint parties of his career, one with 1,500 kids (narrowed down from the more than 10,000 who’d signed up), ranging from the United States, the United Kingdom, France, and Belgium, plus roughly 500 volunteers. All in all, his paint party totaled 2,000 people. Imagine the clean up!

Casa Larios

Written By South Beach Annie


Right on Ocean Drive between 8th and 9th Street is a little slice of Cuba and the experience of “Cubania.” What I mean by “Cubania” is the warmth and easy fun nature that is typical of Cuban culture and is alive and well in the Estefan’s restaurant chain. 

Don't Pass On Marino's Restaurant

Written By Cynthia Lecha-Goodman


Emeril Lagasse is to restaurants what Baccarat is to crystal. And, like fine crystal, Emeril’s décor and cuisine are elegant, not only to the eye, but also to the palate. When delighting in Lagasse’s creations you will find that, each culinary interpretation has a twist of flavor mixing southern charm with Louisiana spice. I’ve had the opportunity to dine at Emeril’s restaurants in New Orleans, Orlando, and somewhat frequently in my own backyard on South Beach. Each of them has their own charm and specialty. Emeril’s on South Beach has Caribbean flavor with Lagasse’s flair for taste and delicious temptations. 

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Dr. Contessa S. Bryant

T. Alan Armstrong  once said, “If there is no passion in your   life,  then  have  you  really  lived? Find  your  passion, whatever it may be. Become it, and let it become you and you will find great things happen FOR you, TO you and BECAUSE of you.”  This quote encapsulates Dr. Contessa S. Bryant’s journey as an educator.

Diana Hanford

Named Big Sister of the Year By Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Broward County


Diana Hanford is the kind of Big Sister anybody would love to have. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County (BBBS) agreed, naming Diana “2011 Big Sister of the Year” for her work with Little Sister, Luciana, a Peruvian transplant learning to adjust to life in the United States.

Lauren Book

Lauren Book was a victim and is now a survivor of childhood sexual abuse. Lauren’s childhood was abruptly stolen from her by the family’s female nanny. Turning tragedy into a commitment to the wellbeing, growth and development of youth, Lauren has started her own 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization called Lauren’s Kids. Under Book’s leadership, the nonprofit organization works to prevent sexual abuse and help survivors heal.

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DUO Introduces the Local Legends

Who Gets a “Thrill” Out of Giving Back

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