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Healthy Living

Fall Into VegFests!

By Karen Ellis-Ritter

Are you curious about going vegan, or learning about plant-based cuisine? Looking to meet likeminded people? Are you drawn to eco-conscious, local and crueltyfree products? VegFests are an excellent way to get immersed in all of the above. They range in price from FREE to exclusive VIP perks (some can be a little pricey).


Volunteerism: The Essence and Benefits

By Liz Sterling

According to, “There are a ton of studies about the health improvements volunteers gain by providing their time and money. And not just mental health benefits. One study from Ghent University stated: ‘Volunteers are as healthy as five years younger non-volunteers.

Sports Feature

NFL Preview For Florida Teams? No Joy in Mudville

By Mark Tudino

As is our custom this time of the year, we continue our pigskin preview, this time with a look at the state’s professional football fortunes. I realize the season may be nearly a quarter over by the time you review this article, but it’s still fun to predict the outcome for our respective teams.

Family Feature

Make Sense of Doggy Dental Care

By Family Feature

Knowing there’s a problem with your pet’s mouth starts by understanding what a healthy dog’s mouth should look like. Teeth should be intact (not jagged or broken) and free of plaque and tartar buildup. Tongues should be moist without any lumps or cuts and gums should be salmon pink, though some dogs naturally have black or black and pink gums.

Dog World with Tina

Give a Dog a Bone

By Tina Valant-Siebelts

There are no days off from feeding/catching strays, TNVRing (Trap- Neuter-Vaccinate-Return) ferals, fostering, networking, transporting, home visits, organizing/attending adoption events/fundraisers, or losing sleep over the one we couldn’t catch.

On the Bright Side

Sybil Liberties

By Jonna Shutowick. M.S. Ed.

I used to love the beginning of a new school year. One year I was punk, the next year a cheerleader. I went from Rizzo to Sandy in less than six months. In college, I minored in dance and changed my major three times. If people didn’t know me better, they might think I had Multiple Personality Disorder. Bear with me, I’m not making light of this affliction. In fact, it is one of the reasons I majored in Psychology.

Feature Articles

It’s Always Been About Kindness

By Susan Hargreaves

When I was in grade nine in Toronto, I asked my math teacher, “Why do we need to learn algebra?” to which he answered, “It helps you think.

Recipe of the Month

Delicious Vegan Battered ‘Fish’ Tacos

By Peta

Ingredients 1 pkg. Gardein fishless filets 1 tsp. oil or lime juice 6 medium-sized corn tortillas 1/2 cup guacamole or 1 avocado, sliced Diced onion (optiona

Earth Talk Q & A

Dear Earth Talk:

If the world is running out of fresh water, why aren’t we desalinating more ocean water? – H. Smith, Providence, RI

By Earth Talk

The protagonist of Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s 1798 lyrical ballad "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" proclaims: "Water water everywhere/nor any drop to drink" as his ship drifts through Antarctic seas with no land or fresh water in sight and the crew slowly dying of thirst.

Restaurant Reviews

Bagel Tree Restaurant

Fabulous Gourmet Delicacies on Every Menu Page

By Arnold Leir

With the fiery afternoon sun streaming through the floor to ceiling windows, the elegantly designed interior of Delray Beach’s Bagel Tree glows with an intense light that radiates throughout the dining room. The hypnotic effect is intensified by spectacular angular mirrors that reflect the sparkling wooden floors and a striking granite wall.

Happy Motoring

Nissan Helps Make the Putt Every Time

By Teresa Aquila

When you hear the name Nissan, you quickly think of automobiles. But did you know that Nissan is also known for its technology? Nissan’s ProPILOT 2.0, the driver assistance technology, is about to debut in September, allowing golfers to put their putting nerves aside.

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