March 2016

Found 19 blog entries for March 2016.

Inspired by the work of René Magritte, award winning British artist Jake Phipps describes his  ‘Jeeves and Wooster’ pendant, table and wall lights as ‘a playful take on lighting with a real sense of cultural identity.  The hat is an object that often associates its wearer with a particular society, heritage or race.’  He set up his London design studio in 2005 and these lights are very much at home in England’s capital, though nowadays a city gent is much less likely to actually wear a fine British bowler on his head.
JEEVES & WOOSTER Pendant Lights by Jake Phipps

 

These pendant lights are modelled on classic British headwear, which according to Phipps, reflect  ‘a bygone era of imperialism, class divide and eccentricity.’  They’re named after  twentieth century British

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Airbnb's Latest Listing Is Its Scariest Yet

Fans of Airbnb are familiar with the travel site's unique and rather unusual array of properties — from Mongolian yurts and Dutch windmills, to an unforgettable stay inside thecatacombs of Paris and the hippie tree house with a six-month wait list . But the company's latest listing might be its most exceptional to date.

In a partnership with the Aquarium de Paris, Airbnb is providing adventurous travelers with the opportunity to sleep with the sharks. The thrilling sleepover is part of a competition initiated by the aquarium to educate people on these misunderstood predators and their importance to the ecosystem.

From April 11th-13th, three lucky winners and their guests will receive an exclusive…
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These Beautiful Cakes Are Actually Healthy Salads

  They may look sugary and delicious, don't expect these frosted layer cakes to indulge your sweet tooth. The decadent baked goods aren't desserts at all, but actually veggie-filled salads.  VEGEDECO SALAD  

The Vegedeco Salad Cafe will whip up the vitamin-filled treats for healthy customers in Japan starting next week, according to a press release. The culinary works of art first delighted health-nuts last year, when food stylist Mitsuki Moriyasu created the dishes for another restaurant. Their instant success spurred a spin-off bistro specializing in the savory tarts. 

  VEGEDECO SALAD

So what's in these deceptive

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Throw open the curtains, let the breeze in, and update your home decor to greet the season. With springtime comes a sense of renewal, and a desire to clean, organize and start anew. There’s nothing quite like breathing fresh air and sunshine with beautiful colors and textures all around you, both in nature and the home. Get your creative gears turning, and whip your home into shape for spring. You’ll be surprised how a few simple changes can give you a whole new outlook.

1. Embrace natural light

Create the feel of windows with large mirrors. Photo via Laurel & Wolf.

Create the feel of windows with large mirrors. Photo via Laurel & Wolf.

With warmer days comes more sun, so open those blinds and bask in all the beautiful natural light. Instead of flipping on your lights in the morning, pull back the curtains and

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 Here is What You Need to Know

Fort Lauderdale

Located just an hour north of the glitz and glamour of Miami’s South Beach, Fort Lauderdale is a little more subdued and a lot more diverse. This ocean-front community is filled with artists, beautiful homes and waterways, great restaurants and miles of beautiful beaches framed by a picturesque serpentine wall. Fort Lauderdale is a wonderful place for a vacation and a terrific place to call home!

If you are contemplating moving to Fort Lauderdale, you likely already know about the area’s tropical climate—sunshine, warm weather and frequent quick bursts of rain. Likewise, you are probably familiar with the sandy beaches and throngs of smiling people on vacation. You may even have chosen the perfect spot to laze

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Fort Lauderdale Easter Brunch Specials That Are Bound to Impress

Like collecting candy-filled eggs scattered around the city, finding that perfect Easter brunch deal can be quite the challenge. Lucky for you, we've compiled some of Fort Lauderdale's most worthwhile brunch deals and events, so that all you have to do is choose your favorite. 

Check out some of the Easter brunch events happening in the Fort Lauderdale area. 

Beast & The Feast

Beauty & the Feast is offering an all-you-can-eat brunch from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be oysters drizzled with a bloody mary sauce; tender Gulf shrimp paired with Cajun tasso ham sauce and cheddar grits; silver dollar pancakes coated in wild berries; and even mini tacos covered in a fresh house-made salsa. To expand the experience, the oceanside

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See 30,000 Marshmallows Fall From A Helicopter At Spring Marshmallow Drop Event In Hollywood

It’s going to be raining marshmallows in Broward County this weekend. 

More than 30,000 marshmallows will be dropped from a helicopter at Boulevard Heights Community Center in Hollywood on Saturday, March 19.

The annual Spring Marshmallow Drop is the highlight of a family-friendly day that includes activities such as arts and crafts, music, food, refreshments, a bounce house, an egg hunt and a visit from the Easter bunny. The fun kicks off at 2 p.m., with the marshmallow drop scheduled at 4:30 p.m.  

Children are encouraged to bring baskets or bags in order to collect both eggs and marshmallows. All participants will receive a bag of candy and will be eligible to win other prizes including bicycles and gift baskets. 

New this

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Designers can turn even the most boring objects into works of art. Take, for example, a bathroom or kitchen sink. What could be more trivial and uninspiring? And yet in the hands of skilled professionals it gets a new, creative, life, whilst retaining all its practical qualities.

Bright Side put together a collection of the most inventive examples. Have a look and find the perfect idea for your next home improvement.

 The ’waterfall’ sink made from glass

A coffee cup-shaped basin

A chopping board sink

 The cascading waterfall basin

 The cuboid sink

The sink shaped like a bird’s wing

A sink that’s also a table

A low-level sink for the whole family

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Miami is a city that’s famous for the 24/7 all-night parties. But what about a midday dance party on your lunch break?

Yes, this is happening!

This winter, Perrier is inviting the people of Miami to get out of the office and groove at midday dance parties hosted by DJ Penguin Prison for the second installment of Lunch Break, made extraordinary by Perrier.

The event series launched last summer in NYC, Miami, Chicago and LA and returns with a provocative twist at Heart Nightclub in downtown Miami from 12:30 – 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26.

DJ Questlove spinning at last summers’ kickoff Lunch Break event at Marquee in New York City. This winter, Lunch Break returns to Miami at Heart Nightclub featuring DJ Penguin Prison on Friday, February 26 from 12:30 – 2 p.m. (Photo: Victor Castro)
DJ Questlove spinning at last summers’ kickoff Lunch Break event at Marquee in New York City. (Photo: Victor Castro)

And that Friday also happens to be during SOBEWFF, so it’s the perfect opportunity to burn a

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Lucky's Market Natural Grocer Opening First Southeast Florida Store In Coral Springs March 23

A new specialty grocery store opening in Coral Springs will host its official bacon-cutting ceremony next week.

Yes, we said bacon-cutting.

Lucky's Market will kick off its grand opening day festivities on Wednesday, March 23, at 8 a.m. with team members cutting through a huge slab of bacon with what organizers describe as a ninja knife.

The day will continue with food samples, fun, and grant presentations to local nonprofits LifeNet4Families and Scentsability totaling $10,000. 

Lucky's Market is natural and organic grocer known for its in-house cured and smoked bacon, ready-to-eat meals, and "never ever" meats that have never been treated with antibiotics or artificial growth hormones.

The Coral Springs store in Royal

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