Foam and artificial grass walls, nap rooms and a snack bar – Axis Space, situated on the first, second and fourth floors of the Las Olas River House, is the Chuck E. Cheese for adults. Truly – its mission is to stimulate creative, imaginative thinking through interactions and shared working environments with people from varying fields.
Ellie Vail secured the first retailer to sell her jewelry line the way any young, smart entrepreneur would – through Instagram. “I was on Instagram searching through hashtags and I saw [Lilli & Tori] boutique and sent a comment, and within that week, she placed an order with me,” Vail says.
Vail grew her business within months from an Etsy.com boutique to a line that’s retailed in 14 different local storefronts and national online shops. And while her jewelry design career has really just begun, it’s something she’s been working toward for years.
Perceptive readers of our special 50th anniversary section, which dominates this issue, will note that the section ends rather abruptly, with an observation of how much the U.S. Navy has contributed to the magazine’s growth during the last 20 years. We therefore add an ending at the beginning – right here – thanking all those, living and dead, male and female, human and non, who have supported us in what at times has been a roller coaster ride. We are particularly touched by the impressive lineup of congratulatory ads that appear in the section.
Q: What do hormone treatments do?
A: If the male is deficient in testosterone, we’ll treat to get their levels back to a normal range. And usually the thing that’s going to [be affected] is their mood. It helps with their depression; it helps with their drive. It helps with their energy level. It helps with sexual dysfunction. It basically gives them a better overall sense of well being, and it also helps in aiding metabolism, building muscle and burning fat.
Ernest Hemingway once said, “It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.”
The journey to Key West provides a perfect example, with 100 shades of turquoise and emerald green water surrounding each side of the highway. A deep sense of relaxation washes over you and breathless adoration of our Floridian treasure begins – not the gold bar kind found on sunken ships, but the priceless one. After a sigh and revelation, your brain signals start to fire: Slow down, let go, deep breath, no stress allowed – this is Jimmy Buffet land!
Prepare for an extraordinary night out at the annual Shuzz Art Fashion Show. On April 2, Mizner Park will host a runway show featuring chic fashion designer Haute Hippie. The event includes live entertainment, an auction, food and an open bar to raise money to donate shoes to children in impoverished communities around the world (Tickets from $75, shuzz.ticketleap.com).