Every year, the Fort Lauderdale Home Design and Remodeling Show corrals home-design retailers, manufacturers, and professionals together for three days of domestic delight. Homeowners tote their personal decorating, landscaping, and remodeling ideas and dilemmas into the convention center and, after immersing themselves in the assembled knowledge of vendors, efficiency experts, and star designers, leave with the fresh ideas and innovative products they need to tuck-point the tree house or plan a new addition.
For 42 years, the venerable auto show has rolled out a fleet of vehicles for the perusal of customers while raising more than $250,000 for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Florida. More than 1,000 of the latest vehicular creations from manufacturers such as Cadillac, Chevy, and Buick lounge throughout the space, beckoning auto enthusiasts with their sleek frames and glove compartments filled with cupcakes. This year's exhibitions include ride-along tours in Jeeps up steep inclines and through rough terrain, as well as Topless In Miami, a beach-themed showcase of convertibles.
Through their lineup of Green Tea Plus beverages, nonprofit partnerships, and a steadfast commitment to environmental sustainability, Live Ultimate dedicates itself to improving the quality of life both inside and around us. Ever-mounting scientific research points to green tea as a promising source for natural health rich with antioxidants that help prevent rust from forming in bodies. The company celebrates healthy living by organizing charitable runs at scenic destinations across the country that benefit both participants and nonprofit campaigns, such as Share our Strength’s No Kid Hungry initiative, which aims to connect the more than 16 million children in need with nutritious, healthy food.
Recently featured on HGTV's Mission Organization and WSVN-7 News, professional organizer Beth Levin of Closet Queen helps restructure spaces and de-stress her clutter-clogged clients' lives. Closets are purged or rooms redesigned with Closet Queen's proven stuff-scrubbing system, which begins upon Beth's arrival with a ritual junk cleansing and routine exorcism. After dated clothing, unwanted accessories, stuffed bison teeth, excess boxes, and more are removed, Beth will consult with the customer about storing, selling, or donating the overflow and will help homeowners implement solutions to better utilize the newly minted space. Carve out a closet niche for frequently misplaced purses, or find a more convenient spot for space-sucking moist-towelette collections. Throughout the painless process, Beth will provide patrons with tips on how to continue the rubbish removal and maintain their freshly tidied turfs.
Since 1989, The Miami Symphony Orchestra has mimicked Miami’s cultural diversity with concerts and events that act as a melting pot of musical influences. Music director Eduardo Marturet, a Venezuelan composer and conductor, helms many of the concerts, encouraging the musicians to unleash their inner Beethovens or Bachs—former members of the ’80s hair-metal band Skid Row.
The aestheticians at Yodi Threading Spa keep their spa menu simple. They focus on threading, an ancient hair-removal technique in which a cotton thread rolls and twists over the skin, lifting away hairs in straight, precise lines. For other regions, waxing treatments quickly and ruthlessly exterminate unwanted hair. The staffers also pretty up topside skin with facials and microdermabrasion. While in the hot seat, clients can send their mind wandering while watching shows on a flat-screen TV or hypnotizing themselves in the tall mirrors in front of each seat.