Romain Lang-Willar

Romain Lang-Willar plans to become one of the nation’s top restaurateurs. The former vice president of Stéphane’s Steak and Seafood just might have what it takes. 

Fort Lauderdale Local Marla Neufeld Helps Navigate The Legal World Of Surrogacy

Marla Neufeld went from navigating the legal world for her own baby boys to helping hundreds of others do the same.

Q&A With Black Violin’s Kev Marcus

FLI spoke with Black Violin’s Kev Marcus to discuss influences and more.

Laurence Gartel Has Big Plans For The Arts In Pompano Beach

From teaching Andy Warhol how to use a computer to becoming a pioneer of digital art, Laurence Gartel has a rich artistic history—one he brings to South Florida.

For Ben Brafman, Becoming A Leader In Mental Health And Addiction Meant Overcoming His...

Ben Brafman, founder of Guardian Behavioral Health Foundation and three other programs—soon to be four—dedicates his life to serving those facing mental illness and addiction.

Under the sea

Under the sea Submitted by admin on Tue, 10/21/2014 - 09:04 At first glance, the starfish, the whales, the seahorses look too perfect. Surreal. For three years, Craig Dietrich has photographed creature...

At 61, This Local Broke His Own Kayaking Record Crossing From Bimini To South...

Boca Raton's Bruce Gipson recently set out to beat his own 31-year-old record for the fastest time crossing the Atlantic Ocean from Bimini to South Florida in a kayak.

Fort Lauderdale’s First Female Fire Chief Reflects On Her Career And Looks Forward To...

Fourth generation firefighter Rhoda Mae Kerr launched her career in Fort Lauderdale. And after being the first female fire chief in two other cities, she does it again as she returns where it all started.

What Life Was Like Growing Up In Mar-A-Lago

Mar-a-Lago and I have been involved intimately my whole life, one incarnation after another. Through a happy twist of fate, my maternal grandfather was...

Get To Know Circle House Coffee Owner Stephen Tulloch

A retired NFL veteran creates a new life in Fort Lauderdale behind an espresso machine.

Island Living Tours Founder Leslie Diver Dishes Palm Beach Secrets

Leslie Diver, founder of Island Living Tours, is the authority on Palm Beach’s best unkept secrets.

Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida Receives $50,000 Gift

The gift from Meredith Trim and Jim Robo will help support STEM-focused programs and initiatives for Girl Scouts across South Florida

Artist Steven Teller Selected to Paint Pride Center Murals

The Fort Lauderdale native will create 3,000 square feet of art for The Pride Center's Equality Park campus

Taking Care of Business

Taking Care of Business Submitted by admin on Fri, 03/21/2014 - 09:32 Two fellows thought they recognized each other in a Los Angeles restaurant. Alan Hooper was there for the Florida State–Brigham Y...

Surfing for a Cause

That’s how 16-year-old Miranda Fuentes describes the day she found out that she received an award from Nickelodeon. Sitting on her bed months later, the teen can’t contain her excitement when she flashes back to the event where she was honore...

Ellen Latham Started Orangetheory Fitness, Now A Million-Dollar Company, As A Small Pilates Studio...

Ellen Latham took the Pilates studio she ran from the spare room in her Pembroke Pines home and made it the multimillion-dollar company that is Orangetheory Fitness. 

MIA Kitchen & Bar’s Blake Malatesta Talks Innovative Menus, Art Collaborations And More

Renowned executive chef Blake Malatesta at MIA Kitchen & Bar plans to turn the rustic, dining and drinking sanctuary into a destination for art, cinema and music lovers.

Mogul in the Making

Mogul in the Making Submitted by admin on Tue, 06/17/2014 - 04:06 Young and successful. Those are the words that perfectly describe 28-year-old Nicholas Partington. With a determined spark in his eye, ...

The Leader Of Minimally-Invasive Spine Surgery & Regenerative Cell Therapy

Dr. Robert Biscup knows how back pain can wreak havoc on a person’s overall feeling of well-being and ability to function. A board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon for 30 years,

Life of the Party

Kavita Channe hosts a chic dinner to mix and match her diverse group of friends while celebrating the wonders of fine wine.






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The High Life

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