Articles Posted by Alyssa Morlacci

by Alyssa Morlacci December 2016 Also on Digital Edition

Bravo’s “Below Deck” star and official captain of this month’s Winterfest Boat Parade in Fort Lauderdale Harold Lee Rosbach talks his favorite charters, destinations and outlandish requests from guests.

Read More »

by Alyssa Morlacci November 2016 Also on Digital Edition

South Florida’s Steven LoBue is one of about 30 men in the world who competes in the extreme sport of cliff diving.

Read More »

by Alyssa Morlacci October 2016 Also on Digital Edition

At 26 years old, Hector Picard lost both of his arms in a work-related incident. But at 50 years old, the now triathlete will compete in the Ironman World Championship to support the Broward Children’s Center.

Read More »

by Alyssa Morlacci May-June 2016 Also on Digital Edition

Jen Glantz, a South Florida native, posted an ad on Craigslist two years ago that completely changed her life.​

Read More »

by Alyssa Morlacci February 2016 Also on Digital Edition

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.

Read More »

by Alyssa Morlacci March 2015 Also on Digital Edition

South Florida is making carbonated, locally brewed waves in its bar scene. And at the head of the current is an atypical craft beer distributing rep: Lauren Bowen.

 

Lauren Bowen sits beneath falling vines that decorate the patio awning at Sweet Nectar on Las Olas Boulevard – her blonde, pixie buzz cut and chunky black glasses remnants of her short fashion career. Her hands cup a honey jar filled with a golden liquid, but it wasn’t produced by bees. It was actually made by the company Bowen represents – Harpoon Brewery. And, it’s her favorite craft beer – UFO White.

Read More »

by Madelaine Boyer by Ashleigh Braun by Alyssa Morlacci Summer 2017 Also on Digital Edition

We asked, you voted. This year’s definitive guide to the best of Broward County includes the winners of categories from best beach bar, to best date night, to best grocer. Our year-long poll garnered more than 2,500 votes, so thank you to all who participated.

Read More »

by Alyssa Morlacci Summer 2017 Also on Digital Edition

You know those family passports you filed away and locked up in the home office? Grab them, because this summer is about filling their pages with stamps. We’ve compiled 10 travel itineraries, not just for this year, but also for the years to come. We’re wary of calling this a “bucket list,” because while the phrase emphasizes that each trip is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, it also makes the goal crossing each item off. We hope you won’t simply draw lines through each number like a to-do list. We hope you try new foods, appreciate foreign architecture and discover other cultures. And most importantly, we hope you are moved. Not just by planes, buses and trains, but by the places you discover and the people you meet along the way.

Read More »

by Melissa Puppo by Lyssa Goldberg by Alyssa Morlacci May/June 2017 Also on Digital Edition

Whether you’re looking to decompress with a relaxing spa treatment, reset with a new nutrition plan, or jump-start a fitness regimen, a stay at one of these 15 resorts is sure to get the job done with the best wellness offerings in South Florida.

Read More »

by Alyssa Morlacci May/June 2017 Also on Digital Edition

Wake up in a rainforest during a weekend getaway to this Caribbean island.

Read More »

by Alyssa Morlacci May/June 2017 Also on Digital Edition

Whether it’s from Delray, Boca or Fort Lauderdale, us South Floridians rarely want to venture more than 10 miles from our respective cities for a meal. 

Read More »

by Alyssa Morlacci April 2017 Also on Digital Edition

To open a restaurant, it takes more than inheriting mom’s meatball recipe and finding a deal on a building lease. These three branding, marketing, promotions and social media experts are the overlooked factors in many local eateries’ success.

Read More »

by Alyssa Morlacci April 2017 Also on Digital Edition

South Florida abounds with culinary creativity, proving when it comes to food, the sky is the limit. Discover 12 gluttonous, creative and exotic dishes that will wow your eyes and your taste buds.

Read More »

by Alyssa Morlacci March 2017 Also on Digital Edition

Interior design talent abounds in South Florida, this is clear. But when our local designers aren't accessorizing an oceanfront condo or mapping plans for an Intracoastal-facing villa, have you ever wondered how they design for themselves? We did. So we asked for a peek inside six local designers' favorite rooms in their own homes.

Read More »

by Alyssa Morlacci February 2017 Also on Digital Edition

From Iceland to Baltimore to our very own South Florida, these local couples got engaged in front of beautiful backdrops. Here, they share their proposal stories and photos from the special moments.

Read More »

by Alyssa Morlacci February 2017 Also on Digital Edition

Here’s what to expect on a luxurious wilderness retreat that’s—surprisingly—a bit adventurous. 

Read More »