Publisher's Letter

by Bernard McCormick May/June 2017 Also on Digital Edition

“Excuse the horn blowing, but it is a fact that Gulfstream Media Group, with its six titles, most of which have been published for decades, has a wingspan unmatched by any other media we know.”

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by Bernard McCormick April 2017 Also on Digital Edition

“If you wait 50 years, you may get only crumbs from the table. And pretty stale ones at that.”

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by Bernard McCormick March 2017 Also on Digital Edition

It turned out that such stories were few and far between in South Florida, for all manner of reasons. Primarily, the magazine was geared to the good life of the many people who lived here only for the balmy winters.

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by Bernard McCormick February 2017 Also on Digital Edition

It seems some guys plan a proposal in almost the same detail that a bride plans the actual wedding. And that's not a bad thing. 

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by Bernard McCormick January 2017 Also on Digital Edition

We wonder how realistic it is to believe that innovation can come fast enough to keep up with nature’s forces, even if the timetable for ocean rise is as predicted. Some scientists think it is coming faster, that the melting Arctic will melt faster. And that problems that are foreseen 50 to 100 years down the road, may be covering that road with water much sooner. 

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by Bernard McCormick December 2016 Also on Digital Edition

A few years ago, while spending vacation time in Cashiers, North Carolina, we brightened a weekend by driving over the mountain border to scope out an outdoor art show in Pickens, South Carolina. It was not an urban setting, on a fancy street lined with shops and restaurants, the kind of show we are used to in South Florida. It was just a large field with grass lanes between the seesaw rows of exhibitors.

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by Bernard McCormick November 2016 Also on Digital Edition

In case you did not notice, this is our annual sports issue. We wish to acknowledge several fine contributors—BUT WAIT, EMERGENCY INTERRUPTION!!!! This is being written at exactly the time a massive hurricane is assaulting South Florida! We would be remiss if we did not warn readers that, according to TV reports, we are all about to die!

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by Bernard McCormick October 2016 Also on Digital Edition

Gold Coast magazine started as a much more social presentation, celebrating the good life of South Florida communities. And although we moved gradually toward more importance, the fact is that the pioneering city magazines over the decades became more like us than we like them.

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by Bernard McCormick July 2016 Also on Digital Edition

“Well, it was too late to take Roanoke out of the story, and we apologize for making it sound like a fun place to visit.”

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by Bernard McCormick May-June 2016 Also on Digital Edition

This month the revived Fort Lauderdale Air Show will crowd the beach as few events ever have. This magazine was a media sponsor of the initial show in the 1990s, and is proud to be so again—this time with promoters we respect.​

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