Al Cicotte and Kevin Palombo are the 14-years and running faces of American Tax & Insurance Services in Wilton Manors.
Christina Wan is a third generation restaurateur.
Jimmy Cohen, an accomplished Paramedical Aesthetician, proudly celebrated the grand opening of J. Cohen’s Day Spa on Saturday, Jan. 12 with a full house of guests.
Reading the Google reviews for Dr. Troy Lomaskyat Coast Chiropractic gives a little insight into why he’s popular with patients. One has been with him for more than 20 years and urges anyone with back pain to see him before seeing a doctor or taking medication.
The Duncan Theatre’s stage is going to light up with two stars of Broadway’s best, Mandy Gonzalez and Josh Young as the Duncan Theatre introduces their new Stars of Broadway Series.
When you’re a JetBlue flight attendant sometimes you visit cool places. Christian Santiago was in one of those places when SFGN connected with him from the Dominican Republic for this profile. He was eager to help spread the word about Dick’s Service Station in Oakland Park while his husband, owner-operator Eric McKnight, was attending to a family matter.
Fernando Masterson says he’s always been a lover of the arts. His career in the industry has taken a marketing slant — beginning at the Hippodrome Theatre in Gainesville and continuing on the airwaves at CBS Radio and Kiss Country.
The Grieco story begins when Michael Grieco, Sr. ventured into the automotive industry in 1975 when he opened his first collision center in Rhode Island. With a philosophy based on the simple commitment of delivering 100% customer satisfaction, Michael’s success motivated him to open Vantage Motor Sales in 1979. By exceeding his customer’s expectations, he acquired his first new car franchise in 1995 called Metro Honda, now known as Grieco Honda.
Joe Pallant opened Pallant Insurance Agency, one of the largest insurance agencies in South Florida, in 1996. Pallant was born on Miami Beach “way before I-95 was built” and studied at the University of Miami “before air conditioning was in the dorms.”
The Great Recession wasn’t great for the housing market. But South Florida has largely left those effects in its rearview mirror. Today there’s another problem: low housing inventory.
More than 30 years ago Father William F. Collins, known as “Father Bill,” and a group of volunteers began providing services on 18th Street in Pompano Beach for local patients with HIV/AIDS who had been discharged from the hospital. It was the beginning of what would later be the Poverello Center, now located in Wilton Manors.
The American dream is alive and well for Leonardo and Silvia Baldi. The first time they came to the U.S., in 1999, it was as tourists. They instantly fell in love with the country, Florida in particular.
If you are looking for a urologist who specializes in the restoration of male sexual function and hormone balance, Matthew Lief, MD, PA, FACS, is the go-to urologist providing respectful professional care in a safe environment.
The Pride Factory is in very capable hands.
Chef Marco Vico owns Café Vico, one of Fort Lauderdale’s most popular, upscale Italian restaurants. A third-generation Italian, Chef Vico was born and raised in Brazil but moved to New Jersey in the early 1980’s, where he worked in an Italian restaurant and where he progressed from dishwasher to full chef and manager.
This December marks 17 years at the Duncan Theatre for Mark Alexander. As Executive Director, he now oversees the operations of all three Palm Beach State College Theaters – Duncan Theatre in Lake Worth, Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center in Belle Glade and the Eissey Campus Theatre in Palm Beach Gardens.
Neel Amin had a lot of public relations work to do when he opened American Pain Experts six years ago.
Patrick Volkert co-owns Hunters Nightclub in Wilton Manors, the nightclub that unarguably is a leader in South Florida’s gay scene. Situated in the middle of “The Drive,” Hunters has been voted best bar by readers of SFGN for three years in a row. The club has 27 employees, Volkert said, all of which are offered health insurance.
When Peter Dekaj came to Stork’s Bakery 21 years ago as managing partner and pastry chef, he had no idea he would eventually become the owner of one of Wilton Manors’ go-to bakeries.
The CVB is Richard Gray’s baby. He said so in a telephone conversation with the Mirror Magazine last week.