[As seen in West Palm Beach Magazine] Becky Finn, owner of Picnic Fashion, is a merchant passionate about product. Less than a decade ago, she scaled back from the corporate world and sought solace in the outdoors, where she was surprised to find a new product: picnic merchandise. In 2008,…

[As seen in West Palm Beach Magazine] Grilled. Spiced. Seared. Small & Large Plates. Avocado Wedges. Avocado Spring Roll. Jumbo Lumpcrab Avocado. Avocado & Crab Toast. Oysters on the 1/2 Shell. Octopus. Chorizo. Nutella Avocado Musse. White. Red. Rosé. Ginger Lime Creme Bruleé. Avocado Grill is that and so much…

[As published in West Palm Beach Magazine’s Winter 2018 Print Edition.] Chef Maria directs the kitchen at Lynora’s on Clematis Street, a family-run restaurant sitting on a historical site in West Palm Beach. The Abbenante Family has created their own  history with Lynora’s, taking tremendous pride in the food they…

[As published in West Palm Beach Magazine’s Winter 2018 Print Edition.] With projects like Clematis Streetscape, Northwood, Currie Park, Brightline Station, CityPlace and US1 redesigns, our city is creating changes that propel us into the future. People have to see change in order to welcome it. And the best way…

[As published in West Palm Beach Magazine.] [ga·nache] (gə-näsh′) n. A rich icing made of chocolate and cream heated stirred together, used also as a filling for cake or pastry. After he moved to Florida to go to Florida Culinary Institute, he met Joan Lewis, a woman who reminded him…

[As published in West Palm Beach Magazine.] After sustaining serious injuries in a motorcycle accident, for former dancer Samantha Mighdoll the thought of leaving dancing behind was so painfully, mentally and emotionally hard that she stopped listening to music all together. Choreography was in her head and she could not…

[As published in West Palm Beach Magazine.] Historian and architect Rick Gonzalez has worked and played in Downtown West Palm Beach for over thirty years, but it was only a year ago when he packed up his stuff and left his suburban life behind. This downtown man now wants everybody…

[As published in West Palm Beach Magazine.] Becky Finn, owner of Picnic Fashion, is a merchant passionate about product. Less than a decade ago, she scaled back from the corporate world and sought solace in the outdoors, where she was surprised to find a new product: picnic merchandise. In 2008,…

[As published in West Palm Beach Magazine.] A night out carousing with friends sounded like a good idea for a crowd of 500. Walking up and down the streets, tasting what their city’s downtown had to offer was an even better idea.  In a mad rush to do something different…

There comes a time in every entrepreneur’s life when they turn that long-held dream of owning their own business into reality. The feeling cannot be matched. And the freedom and flexibility of starting your own business somehow balances the risks, insecurities or challenges down the road, including the “first years’…