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Little Moir's Leftovers in Jupiter, Florida

If you’ve visited any of the restaurants under the Little Moir’s culinary umbrella, there’s a great chance that you noticed the family-like feeling that gets dished out as often as the amazing meals. There’s an even greater chance that you noticed your favorite hostess, server, chef and food runner has always been your favorite hostess, …

Composition Coffee House

The Science Behind The Perfect Cup By Nicole Danna Photos: Anna Mucci At Composition Coffee House in West Palm Beach, owner Joshua Korman wants you to appreciate the science of coffee. Here, your cup of coffee will become an eye-opening experience — and not just thanks to the caffeine. It’s thanks to Korman’s focus and …

Jack Sandquist

Jack Sandquist Is Palm Beach County’s Very Own Johnny Appleseed By David Rolland Photos: Tallymark Productions Growing up in North Palm Beach, Jack Sandquist saw plants as just a wall of green. “You’d drive down the highway and all the plants looked the same. You don’t know what plant is what and you figure they’re …

CF Survivor Scott Johnson Recounts His Experience By David Rolland Photos: David Scarola Paddleboarding the 80 miles between the Bahamas and the Florida mainland sounds like an insane thing to do. For Travis Suit, it seemed like a walk in the park compared to what his daughter was going through. At 4 years old, young …

Ben Hicks Photography

Seas Every Opportunity by Darien Davies Photos: Ben Hicks Doing his research, fine-tuning his passion, and saying yes to every opportunity that came his way has afforded Ben Hicks a picture-perfect career and a life of gratitude. While his path might have been unplanned, he always kept his eyes on the prize and his finger …

Rick Mace of Tropical Smokehouse

Florida Barbecue Finds Its Home In West Palm Beach by Nicole Danna For anyone who says Florida doesn’t have its own barbecue, there’s a West Palm Beach chef who’s challenging that sentiment. Former Café Boulud executive chef Rick Mace is channeling his own inner buccaneer at Tropical Smokehouse. The latest addition to the Dixie Highway …

Alex Wexler

Alex Wexler: The Art of Fishing by Nicole Danna You could say Miami-based artist, Alex Wexler, was born with a pencil in one hand and a fishing rod in the other. While many of us can consider ourselves a jack of many trades but a master of none, Wexler has spent years honing each of …

Renee Phillips

Renee Phillips: The Science of Art What is art? Sure, it’s pretty, or striking, possibly frightening, amazing, life-changing, loud or even mute. It’s what you take from it, and where you place your importance or relation to it. While art is many emotions, ideas or purposes, it is certainly all about perception. For self-proclaimed color …

Reel Skipper Samantha Pettinaroli and Michelle Lynn

An Active Ocean Lifestyle Brand For Women, By Women What would you do if you noticed a market void that was leaving women high and dry when they’re out on the water? Well, if you’re an attorney and a soon-to-be professor duo with zero business experience and minimal start-up capital, you simply dive right in. …

Swank Specialty Produce

Swank Specialty Produce Sowing The Seeds For Success by Nicole Danna Photos: Gyorgy Papp This year, Swank Specialty Produce celebrates 20 years of business – but it hasn’t come easy, and the road to this success is paved with more than just basil, arugula, and lettuce. When you roam the 20-acre farm at the edge …

1909 in West Palm Beach

by Danielle Casey, Co-Founder of 1909 Our members, once lovingly-dubbed as “a group of rabble-rousers,” defy the societal norms that self service and materialism will one day lead them to happiness. We, as a collective of forward-thinking creators, recognize and embrace the various forms of wealth – including health, relationships, time and values. 1909 was …

Due South Brewing Co.

A Local Brewery’s Year In Staying Above Sea Level by Doug Fairall – Brand Manager at Due South What started as a typical year turned into, as no surprise to anyone, anything but typical. Every plan for the year was thrown out the window in a few short weeks. Our story isn’t unique in this …

Birdie Floral Truck

Flying the Coop to Land Dreams by Darien Davies “I am not a florist by any means but I’ve ALWAYS loved pop-ups, flea markets and community type events. (Yes, I am that annoying friend in the group chat begging people to come with me to a local event every weekend – haha!) I would go …

Michael Salmon

Flybird Chicken in Delray Beach Chicken Soup for the Pandemic Soul by Darien Davies Photos: Current Media If 2020 was the worst cold you’ve ever had in your life, then FlyBird’s roast chicken was the comfort we all needed. Not only is it seriously good chicken, it’s also served up by a seriously friendly team …

The Barrel Room in Lighthouse Point

The Barrel Room in Lighthouse Point is the Private Dining Experience You’ve Been Searching For by David Rolland Photos: Matthew Smith Those of you who haven’t visited Papa’s Raw Bar in some time are in for a surprise on your next visit to this longtime Lighthouse Point fave. As a way to reinvent themselves during …

Fropro Matt and Chelsea Williams

FROPRO: Fueling Second Chances by Darien Davies If you ask most small business owners what their goal was in creating their business, it might be money, lifestyle, notoriety or power. If you’re Matthew Williams, it was E: None of the above. “FROPRO is my second chance. I didn’t create FROPRO to fill a market gap …

Jupiter outdoor dining

by David Rolland Every year around this time when a restaurant hostess asks if you’d like to eat outside, the answer is always, “Yes, please!” Now, thanks to everything going on since early 2020, we have a new reason to want to dine outside beyond the pleasant weather. To help you manage the restaurant scene …

Farmer Jay

by Jason McCobb A.K.A. Farmer Jay I think nowadays people‘s perception and intentions with landscaping are changing, and now, more than ever, they need to be. I know first and foremost everyone wants an aesthetically pleasing landscape, but what are some other factors to consider? In order of importance, I consider these the top three …

By Darien Davies Several months after Rodney Mayo took it upon himself to help the restaurant community who was hit hard during the pandemic, he’s at it again. Hospitality Helping Hands (H3), the non-profit he started to provide hot meals to those facing food insecurity due to losing their jobs, and Howley’s Restaurant will be …

How We Won’t Let Coronavirus Stop the Music   by David Rolland It has been over two months now since anyone’s been to anything resembling what we once called a concert.  Even with businesses starting to open up, six foot social distancing and facemask mandates make it difficult to imagine the rituals we’ve come to …

Funky Buddha Seltzer

Hard Seltzer Just Got Funky: Funky Buddha Premium Seltzer Review by Alexis Paige Whether you call it spiked, adult, or hard seltzer, you’ve most likely sipped on this trendy sparkling alcoholic beverage. The nearly perfect canned summer drink is refreshing, low-calorie, gluten-free, and offers just a hint of flavor. We all know White Claw and …

Anthony Barber at Troy's Barbeque with his son

Getting Back to BBQ Basics By Darien Davies To get yourself some of the best BBQ in town, all you’d need to do is follow your nose to Troy’s Barbeque. Year-round, and especially in early March, their smoker was always smokin’ hot and cooking up ribs, brisket chicken and more to feed the hungry masses. …

Coffee pour at Pumphouse Coffee in Jupiter

How Pumphouse Coffee is Grinding Through the Covid-19 Pandemic by Alexis Paige The brothers behind the blue, white, and caffeinated Pumphouse Coffee Roasters have been rising and grinding for nearly four years now. Over that time, Christian and Alex Le Clainche along with their tight nit team established Pumphouse as a small roaster with high …

Ramen Lab Eatery in Boca Raton

Is the Coronavirus Pandemic Fueling Fears and Hurting Asian-Owned Businesses? by Nile Fortner Louis Grayson is the owner of ‘Ramen Lab Eatery,’ a casual restaurant specializing in Asian dishes such as Korean Style Bulgogi and Ramen Noodles. Grayson’s family has always been a part of the restaurant business. Learning from his family and a Japanese …

Michael Goodwin in front of Crazy Uncle Mike's in Boca Raton

Crazy Uncle Mike’s: More Brews, Less Blues By Darien Davies You’re on the rise, your business is a success, your future is bright, and then WHAMO. A virus spreading worldwide throws a wrench in your plans. “We opened in 2019 and the first year we established ourselves as a live music venue with a scratch …

Nomad Surf Shop in Boynton Beach

How Nomad Surf Shop Is Adapting To Coronavirus  by Sean Gordon The iconic Nomad Surf Shop, located on Ocean Blvd (A1A) in Boynton Beach has been a mecca of surf culture on the East Coast since 1968. The shop has been owned and operated by the Heavyside clan for generations, and in that time, they …

Troy Ganter of Papa's Raw Bar with his wife Cassie

Troy Ganter of Papa’s Raw Bar: Humbled but Hopeful By Darien Davies It’s basically a fact that COVID-19 has shaken up every industry, job and person under the sun. In what seems like only a few moments, to what feels like an eternity, the normalcy of day-to-day life has been flipped upside down, forcing business …

 Boca Save Our Beaches Encourages Community Cleanups by Nile Fortner Photos: Boca Save Our Beaches Armed with bags, gloves, litter pickers, hand sanitizer, and a strong sense of purpose, communities have gotten to work cleaning streets, yards, parks, and other green spaces during the Coronavirus pandemic. The volunteers include young students, stay-at-home parents, and environmentalists …

Meditating with Apps

Ease Your Mind with These Meditation Apps by Alexis Paige Inhale. Exhale. Inhale. Exhale. Now, I’m willing to bet that you read without taking a single breath. Meaning this article was written with you specifically in mind. Due to the current climate, we’re all experiencing heightened levels of stress and anxiety. And that’s saying a …

Celis Produce in West Palm Beach

Where to get produce in Palm Beach County during COVID-19 closures  by Alexis Paige COVID-19 has wrecked weekend plans from here to, well, we have no idea. But, arguably the worst weekend outing that has fallen victim to the rona (at least in my local loving opinion) is green markets. Fresh fruits and veggies from …