Beach Life by Terry’s Gorgeous, Ocean-Themed Designs

At Beach Life by Terry, a classy, beach-themed jewelry and accessories store in the Pinebrook Plaza, the ideas all come from the creative mind of owner Terry Magruder. Working in sterling silver and semi-precious stones, Terry creates bright, elegant and eye-catching designs that tell of a love for the beauty of the sea. A silver-toned multicolored sea glass necklace and earring…

Boca Royale Golf and Country Club Welcomes JP Marcino

There have been many exciting changes at Englewood’s Boca Royale Golf and Country Club, including the addition of JP Marcino, 39, as executive chef. Boca Royale features a number of dining options, all open to the public, and Chef JP has worked hard to modernize the club’s menus. A graduate of Fort Lauderdale’s Art Institute Culinary School, Chef JP hails from…

Ciao Bella Salon’s Stylists Share Techniques, Trends And Tips

The all-star stylist team at Venice’s Ciao Bella Salon always stays current with contemporary techniques and trends in hairstyling and aesthetics. Offering everything from traditional cuts to edgy fashion colors, Ciao Bella has recently partnered with Sandra Rieth’s Simply Renew Med Spa (also featured in this edition of Venice Lifestyle) to offer Botox, fillers, facials and other aesthetic treatments at Ciao Bella…

Flower Power

Venice has a funny way of bringing out the best in people. Take our own beloved Bob Vedder, who quickly into his retirement finally became a real "flower child." On a recent stroll along downtown’s Miami Avenue, Bob, 74, was happy to point out all the lovely and colorful blooms dotting the sidewalk in pots and planters.