Enjoying House Plants While Stuck at Home

Lately we’ve found ourselves being home a lot more that usual. Some of us have taken to redecorating or spring cleaning. In the midst of this, let us not forget the benefits and beauty of some greenery in our indoor spaces. House plants can be useful, uplifting, and downright pretty to have around. Being that […]

Upful Blends: Tea with Intention

Upful Blends is slated to open its doors in late April or early May. Located at 1676 E Oakland Park Blvd, the storefront will have a small seating area for consuming and purchasing natural herbal teas, as well as a new line of lotions and beauty products blessed by shamans. But owner Chantel Robertson’s mission […]

Oakland Park Issues Safer at Home Emergency Order 2020-03

Today Oakland Park Mayor Matthew Sparks signed the Safer At Home Emergency Order 2020-03. The order states: As of today, the City of Oakland Park is aware of confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its jurisdictional boundaries. To limit the potential community spread of COVID-19, it is now necessary for the City of Oakland Park to […]

Chainbridge Distillery: A Family Tradition Celebrates its First Year in Oakland Park

For the past year, the city of Oakland Park has been honored to be the home of the Náhori family owned and operated Chainbridge Distillery, located at 3500 NE 11th Avenue in the Culinary Arts District. This local distillery, named after the Széchenyi bridge in Budapest, Hungary, specializes in quality fruit brandies, specialty spirits and […]

Beat Quarantine Cabin Fever With These Social Hangout Apps

It is a dream and a nightmare all at the same time. The entire country has mandatory vacation but we can’t socialize. And let’s face it, most of humans like to socialize and interact with others. We are gregarious by nature and social distancing is forcing us to awkwardly adjust to a new reality. Luckily, […]

Main Street Will Soon Have It All: Lock, Stock, and The Butcher’s Barrel

For the last seven years, Patrick Little had been hard at work on an oil field with a thirty-days on, thirty-days off schedule. As grueling as the thirty-days on was, the time off gave him the flexibility to unwind and pursue his passions: seeing the world and all its sights, visiting ancient cities and tasting […]

Finding Joy While Under Quarantine

As we all hunker down for the safety of our fellow man, people are finding more and more ways to cope and adapt through this global COVID-19 crisis. Music to Uplift Your Spirit Music is one thing that isn’t going away despite everything that’s going on. It’s been reported that people in Italy, now the […]

Finding Self-Care Through Fashion with Brittany Hopwood

Self-care can come in many forms and during our current times, we’re once again reminded the importance of taking a moment to focus on our well-being. ViolStones offers fashion accessories that allow you to combine mental wellness with fashion. Founder and Artisan of ViolStones, Brittany Hopwood describes how the concept of ViolStones came to fruition […]

Beating the COVID-19 Lockdown: 15 Things To Do While in Quarantine

In every challenge there is opportunity. So even while we sit in quarantine we can choose to worry, which won’t make a lick of difference or we can take this as an opportunity to explore our creativity and resiliency as humans.  So here is a list of 15 things you can do while in quarantine.  […]

Mental Wellness and Self Care While Under COVID-19 Quarantine

With the ever evolving situation of the novel Coronavirus, it can be hard to feel any sense of security, safety or wellbeing. This is a time filled with fear and worry for our loved ones, the world and our future. As someone who regularly manages depression and anxiety, I know first hand how hard this […]

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