Everything coming up roses for Carnival Cruise Line

Carnival Cruise Line on Dec. 28 tapped royalty to christen its newest vessel earlier today as the queen of the 2019 Rose Parade officially named the cruise line’s first-ever Rose Parade float in a naming ceremony near the Pasadena, Calif., parade route. https://www.carnival.com/ Following time-honored maritime tradition designed to bring good luck to ships – […]

Life Time wants you to begin 2019 in good health

Life Time, with 124 locations in more than 30 cities, will open its doors to the public Jan. 1, offering complimentary club access and special New Year’s Day workouts in addition to health and wellness advice from experts. More than 27 Life Time locations will host indoor and outdoor Commitment Day 5K races. Life Time […]

Tired of Travel? Treat yourself to a massage

Tired from all the holiday travel? Charlotte Prescott, director of spa and fitness at the Biltmore Miami, offer this advice: Get a good massage. “A general Swedish massage is best,’’ Prescott told me. “If you’ve been sitting on a plane for eigh hours, you don’t need deep body work. But you need something to help […]

Mangel talks Rocco’s Tacos in 2019 and beyond

As the new year approaches, I bring you Rocco Mangel, co-owner and managing partner of Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar restaurants throughout South Florida, along with Tampa, Orlando and Brooklyn N.Y.  My favorite location? The East Atlantic eatery in Delray Beach – great for people watching and outstanding service,not to mention the guacamole made tableside. […]

Lona Cocina not your average Mexican eatery at Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort

Located in the heart of Fort Lauderdale’s beachfront, the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort’s multi-million-dollar renovation has transformed the 432-room property from just another hotel to one of the jewels of the South Florida beach scene. “The transformation over the past year has been amazing,’’ said hotel General Manager Danny Estevez. Indeed. From dark and […]