Summer 2014

Features

Jim Jonsin’s Grammy Winning Rebel Rock
In a candid interview with Jim Jonsin, Grammy Award winner and the founder and driving force behind Rebel Rock Entertainment.
http://southfloridaopulence.com/where-has-the-music-gone

90 Minutes With The Duke
Author and historian Scott Eyman tells the heartfelt story of his chance meeting with legendary actor John Wayne.
http://southfloridaopulence.com/90-minutes-with-the-duke

Analyzing Vincent Van Gogh Part II
The Secrets of the Bedroom with Art Conservationist Ella Hendriks
http://southfloridaopulence.com/analyzing-vincent-van-gogh-part-ii

Louis Comfort Tiffany’s Unrelenting Quest for Beauty
Louis Comfort Tiffany’s paintings, sculptures and glasswork made him one of the most prolific designers of the late 19th century.
http://southfloridaopulence.com/louis-comfort-tiffanys

Chateau Carolands: America’s Downton Abbey
It is a tale of fabulous wealth and financial disaster, of great loves and betrayals, of wars, earthquakes, a murder, and most of all, about beauty, refined taste, art, and architecture.
http://southfloridaopulence.com/americas-downton-abbey

 

Arts & Design

Mythmaker Marc Berhardt
His considerable body of illustrations and commissioned portraiture are often tongue and cheek, full of historic weight and sentimentality.
http://southfloridaopulence.com/mythmaker

Whimsical Art In The Landscape
Series PART VI by Mary and Hugh Williamson, whose Bluffton, SC landscape is punctuated by topiary examples
http://southfloridaopulence.com/whimsical-art-in-landscape

Aquariums Gone Wild
Designing and constructing elaborate custom aquariums is bread and butter for the more than 25-year-old company — a remarkable craft revered on their popular Nat Geo WILD series, Fish Tank Kings, now in its third season.
http://southfloridaopulence.com/aquariums-gone-wild

Masterminds Behind Time
Masterpieces at Ulysse Nardin Trace back the century-long history of legendary Swiss haute horology brand, Ulysse Nardin.
http://southfloridaopulence.com/masterminds

Murder, Mayhem and the Invention of The Great Gatsby
American Literature Professor Sarah Churchwell eschews the “myths” surrounding Fitzgerald’s apocryphal hero.
http://southfloridaopulence.com/mayhem-and-the-invention-of

Musée du Bagage
Explore the historic Museum of Baggage in Haguenau, France.
http://southfloridaopulence.com/musee-du-bagage

Haute Couture by Billionaires for Billionaires –
or Those Who Wish to Dress Like One
http://southfloridaopulence.com/haute-couture-by-billionaires

Remembering Iconic Author Tom Clancy
Novelist Ava Roosevelt reminisces on time spent with her friend and mentor Tom Clancy.
http://southfloridaopulence.com/remembering-tom-clancy

Grand Historic Lore of Garden Statuary
Find out how English artist Edwina Sandys keeps the garden statuary provenance thriving in the United States today.
http://southfloridaopulence.com/whimsical-art-in-landscape

Oh Say Can You Seat?
Admire authentic, handmade Italian furniture, only available in a Steven G. showroom.
http://southfloridaopulence.com/oh-say-can-you-seat

Cheers to the Pink Martini
Go on an around-the-world musical adventure with the orchestral spectacle, Pink Martini.
http://southfloridaopulence.com/cheers-to-the-pink-martini

 

Haute Cuisine

Historical Scoop on Ice Cream
Learn how to make this elite treat with President Thomas Jefferson’s personal recipe.
http://southfloridaopulence.com/historical-scoop-on-ice-cream

Bold & Brewtiful
The Rabbit Coffee Roasting Company shares the artistry behind roasting small batch artisan coffee.
http://southfloridaopulence.com/bold-brewtiful

The Best Craft Beer
The Brewers Association crowns 2014 World Beer Cup winners.
http://southfloridaopulence.com/the-best-of-craft-beer

Cupcake Mania
See how one Miami cakery is taking the traditional sweet to a whole new level.
http://southfloridaopulence.com/cupcake-mania

The Queen of Tequila
The first female Maestra Tequilera gives the tequila industry a fresh start.
http://southfloridaopulence.com/the-queen-of-tequila

So Delicious, So Seussical, So LoSasso
Celebrity Chef Dewey LoSasso cleverly incorporates his sense of humor into his whimsical menu of haute cuisine at AQ by Acqualina.
http://southfloridaopulence.com/so-delicious-so-seussical

Aged for Perfection
NYY Steak’s master in-house butcher reveals his secret for arguably the best meat you’ll ever taste.
http://southfloridaopulence.com/aged-for-perfection

Buon Appetito!
Sultry Italian soiree dining Roberto Cavalli style.
http://southfloridaopulence.com/buon-appetito

 

Travel

Whale Shark Party Anyone?
Off Cancun Mexico, we hop into a tiny fishing boat with guides from Solo Buceo Dive Adventures. Cruising along the 420-mile Mayan Reef, we’re hoping to encounter whale sharks, the largest fish on Planet Earth.
http://southfloridaopulence.com/whale-shark-party-anyone

Everything is Grand
A reminiscent, historic stroll through The Greenbrier, ‘America’s Hotel’ since 1778 and hotelier of 26 U.S. presidents
http://southfloridaopulence.com/everything-is-grand

Luxurious South Florida Staycations
http://southfloridaopulence.com/luxurious-south-florida-staycations

Five Star Eight-City Summer Tour Of Europe
In this issue, South Florida Opulence takes you on a five-star tour of eight historically rich cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Denmark and the Netherlands and the fabulous upscale hoteliers that dote on your every need.
http://southfloridaopulence.com/five-star-tour-continued-1
http://southfloridaopulence.com/five-star-tour-2

 

Condo Living/Law

Accessing a condominium unit when the owner is not present
http://southfloridaopulence.com/accessing-a-condominium-unit

Insurance Premium Financing
A Great Solution for Condo and Homeowner Associations
http://southfloridaopulence.com/insurance-premium-financing

 

Events

Event calendar
http://southfloridaopulence.com/event-calendar/

Out & About
http://southfloridaopulence.com/events/

Social Living
http://southfloridaopulence.com/social-living/

 

 

 

 

Summer 2014