Indulge! Luxurious products for women and men in 2021

Bathe yourself in scent and skincare. It’s a new year!

Touchdown for Health: Inside Tom Brady’s TB12 Center in Tampa

TB12 centers offer one-on-one sessions with body coaches for athletes and non-athletes alike.

Mingzi Bian
Scholarship recipient Mingzi Bian.

People Helping People: The Planters Virtual Fall Luncheon

The annual luncheon went virtual this year, awarding 13 scholarships of $2,500 each to nursing students at the hospitals of Morton Plant Mease.

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Ahhhhh! A safe place to spa at Orlando’s Four Seasons Resort

Our time at the Spa at Four Seasons, which reopened in July, was more than just a couple of appointments; it was a luxurious escape.

Peggy Cordle of Urgent Care Housecalls visits a client at home.

Healthier at Home: The newest ideas for making your safe haven safer

Quasimodo probably said it best — “Sanctuary!” That’s how we like to think of home – as an escape to safety and comfort. But these days, we find ourselves spending uncomfortably prolonged periods of time there, with no clear idea of how long it will go on or what uninvited microscopic guests might be lurking.  […]

Strobel Design Build’s Mark Zdrojewski at the Morgan cottage in St. Petersburg. All photos courtesy Strobel Design Build.

Home Design 2020: Meet Mark Zdrojewski, a leader in the practice of Universal Design

 It’s almost as difficult to sum up Mark Zdrojewski as it is to pronounce his last name.  (His father tells people the first syllable’s pronounced “Stroh,” like the beer, “with a jet ski behind it.”)  Mark (he also goes by Mark Z) is a carpenter with a neuroscience degree.  He’s been an Alzeheimer’s researcher and […]

Photo by Nicole Hubbard, CRNA, courtesy Tampa General Hospital.

H is for Health Care: Courage and constancy during a pandemic

This year’s A to Z Issue celebrates people and businesses who have been successfully riding the turbulent waves of change and offering service and hope to the community at large. The print edition will be out in mid-July, but we’re teasing the content online, one letter at a time.  We ran the now-iconic image above in […]

B is for Beauty: Caring for heads and hands with a whole lotta heart

This year’s A to Z Issue celebrates people and businesses who have been successfully riding the turbulent waves of change and offering service and hope to the community at large. The print edition will be out in mid-July, but we’re teasing the content throughout the next several weeks, one letter at a time.  Carrollwood’s Salon Inga […]

Joe Bardi ("Quarantine Diaries") and family.

The Health & Happiness Issue: Hopeful stories for difficult times

When I wrote the Editor’s Note for our latest print edition — what was it, two weeks ago, three, an eternity? — the world was dealing with an unprecedented medical and financial crisis. We’re still deep in that crisis today, of course, but now another plague has reared its ugly head — the plague of […]

COOL CUSTOMER: Rooster & the Till’s stylish (and non-alcoholic) Cucumber Cooler. 

Mocktail Hour: Tasty libations without the buzz (and a recipe from Rooster & the Till)

What’s a social occasion without a drink? It’s more common than you think. Many individuals are foregoing heavy drinking in favor of little or no alcohol. Indeed, the phrase “sober curious” is sprinting across the Internet with superstars including Kim Kardashian slowing their drinking to a crawl.  Luckily for us, Tampa Bay bar and restaurant […]