S. Darrell Lee Transforms The Community Both Medically And Through Charitable Giving

S. Darrell Lee not only transforms the community medically, but he’s also known for his charitable giving.

The Admirable Connection Between Father-Son Duo Michael And Christopher Sohl

Father-son duo Michael Sohl and Christopher Sohl talk about their family history of great golfers, and how they made the journey “from the fairways to the airways.”
McFadden-Sabari is living her life to the fullest and doing what she can to support others. Photo by Jason Nuttle

Surviving and Thriving with Bold and Breastless

Through her nonprofit, Port St. Lucie resident Shondia McFadden-Sabari inspires and advocates for those impacted by breast cancer

Through Treasure Coast Hospice, Susan de Cuba Aims To Offer Patients And Families Comfort...

Susan De Cuba’s background—which combines experience in counseling, education and health care—help to provide comfort, vision and compassionate care for patients who are experiencing their final chapter in life and the loved ones surrounding them.
The Castles’ spectacular light display in Palm City. Photo courtesy of Dave Castle

The Castle Family is Christmas Royalty

For the electric Castle Family, who won big on television's The Great Christmas Light Fight, holiday decorating is a way of life
Martin County native Brady Cobb, founder of One Plant. Photo by Shaun Cruz

Inside the Treasure Coast’s Green Rush

The otherwise conservative Treasure Coast is quietly becoming Florida’s cannabis headquarters

Stuart’s Michael Carpino Signed Up For The Army At Age 43, Fulfilling His Calling...

Stuart's Michael Carpino felt a calling to serve. He signed up for the Army at age 43, making him more than two decades older than the average Army recruit.
Debbie and Howard Alan with their dog, Max, outside their home. Photo by Jason Nuttle

Say Hello to the Folks Behind Your Favorite Festivals

Howard and Debbie Alan manage some of the area’s most esteemed art shows, including the Downtown Stuart Art Festival and Hobe Sound Festival of the Arts
Sophie Araque-Liu in Palm City. Photography by Steven Martine

Meet Global Sensation Sophie Araque-Liu

The Palm City teen became a household name when she recently had her artwork displayed as Google’s home page doodle.

How Mayor James Campo Led The Transition Of Sewall’s Point From Septic To Sewer

As mayor, James Campo led the successful effort to transition sections of Sewall’s Point from septic to sewer.
Mark Chaney, founder of WineCab, photo by Tomas Flint 3

Mark Chaney is a High-Tech Sommelier

While recovering from an illness, the Jupiter resident invented a robotically powered system to store and preserve fine wine

Family Ties

Family Ties Edit Delete Unpublish Submitted by admin on Mon, 2014-11-24 04:06 The library’s literature selection beckons bookworms to comfy chairs – until the adjacent ice cream parlor poses too many tasty temptations. Then the living room, with its 30-foot-high ceiling and arched windows, entices with a snuggly couch, fireplace and grand piano. Grand Oaks of Jensen Beach resembles – with all the amenities – an upscale resort. Instead, it’s the latest luxury-assisted living facility from the founders of Visiting Nurse Association of Florida.Read more about Family Ties
Seminole family in Miami. Courtesy of Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum

Honoring True Native Florida

While some might think Native American history is headquartered in the West, much of it dates back millennia right here in our area

Southern Charm

Southern Charm Edit Delete Unpublish Submitted by admin on Tue, 2014-02-18 13:27 “Number, please?” Thousands of times over her 35 years as a telephone operator for Southern Bell in downtown Stuart, Dorothy Anderson’s sweet Southern drawl helped connect calls for residents, even before there was a dial on the phone and before you even had to know the number you were calling. “There were less than 300 telephones in Stuart, and pretty soon I had all the numbers memorized,” says Anderson, who is a healthy 96 years old and living with her daughter, Debra Sigafoose, in Tropical Farms. “Stuart was a quaint little town, even smaller than Port Salerno.”Read more about Southern Charm

The Timekeepers

The Timekeepers Edit Delete Unpublish Submitted by admin on Thu, 2015-01-29 09:42 Chimes, bells and melodies interrupt the constant tick-tock of clocks greeting visitors at Clocks By Hollis in Port St. Lucie, but the sounds certainly don’t bother the father-son team who run the shop. With dedication and passion in honoring the high-quality tradition of mechanical clocks, Phil and Kris Hollis fix, clean and sell every kind of timekeeper imaginable. All types – from Russian ship clocks and cuckoo clocks, to grandfather clocks and pocket watches – are on display.Read more about The Timekeepers
Citronella lotion bar

Lindsey Camillo is a Soap Star

The Palm City resident finds her passion crafting natural, vegan soaps for her eponymous brand Lindsey Jane Soaps.

Italian Restaurateur Pietro Valentini Discovered His Love Of Food While Scooping Ice Cream As...

As the owner of two popular waterfront restaurants, Pietro Valentini has found a recipe for success in great food and happy customers.

How Palm City Resident Joanne Snodgrass And Her Kimini Infinity Scarf Got Their Start

Joanne Snodgrass has gained fame for her stylish invention—the Kimini infinity scarf. 

Audubon Of Martin County President John Nelson Discovered His Love For Florida’s Wildlife While...

Wildlife lover John Nelson, who serves as president of the Audubon of Martin County, shares his love of nature.
Jenna Derrenbacker’s ode to Florida. Photo by Stacey Derrenbacker

Riding the Wave with Art by Jenna Lynn

Jenna Derrenbacker's accidental art business features resin-made wall and table decor, featuring ocean waves, sunsets, and galaxies