Tales from Thailand

(Photo by Matt Burns) The ceaseless screeching of cicadas filled my ears, and the pungent aroma of guano invaded my nostrils as I drifted into a cave off the coast of the southern Thai city of Phuket. I was riding in a yellow, three-person canoe paddled by Nick, our helpful tour guide (like most Thais […]


Keep On Truckin’

Back in the day, the biggest question involving four-wheeled kitchens was whether or not the oil in the deep fryer was changed every 3,000 miles. Not so today. Food trucks are riding high across our cuisine-curious nation— and South Florida leads the pack. So, with stomachs rumbling, Boca Raton set out to find the best […]

Reality Bites

Learn about your favorite reality television shows through the eyes of the locals who’ve appeared on programs from “Fear Factor” and “The Amazing Race” to “Celebrity Rehab.”



Face Time: Sarah Nohe

Even for an audience of one, Sarah Nohe’s passion for historic artifacts is palpable. After being interviewed at the Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN), where she works as outreach coordinator of its southeast branch at Florida Atlantic University’s Fort Lauderdale campus, Nohe shows off some of her institution’s choice finds. She extracts a surprising number […]


Better Than Ever

Gabriele “Gaby” Schlicht is living proof that age is only a number. CrossFit’s reigning “Fittest Woman on Earth” in the 55 to 59 age group—and co-owner of CrossFit Deerfield Beach—claims that she is stronger and fitter at 55 than she was in her 20s, 30s and 40s. She proved the point, competing against 500 women […]


Linked In

As the emotional aftershock from the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti rippled through his household, Neil Koppel knew what had to be done. During a successful career in textiles and garment manufacturing, he had become familiar with the country and its inhabitants. With Haiti in shambles following a 7.0-magnitude earthquake that killed tens of thousands […]

Shop Talk

Find out what’s haute for high season, pick up some holiday gift guide tips, snag some colorful resort-wear inspiration – and enjoy our special Q&A with legendary designer Roberto Cavalli on the eve of his visit to Boca.

Backstage Pass

Our A&E insider dishes on cultural happenings in and around Boca – and also visits with film lover and local programmer Shelly Isaacs.

Dining Guide

Don’t leave home without it – our comprehensive guide to the best restaurants in South Florida, including new reviews of Josef’s in Boca and 3rd & 3rd in Delray.