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Famous Village Returns to Quiet Waters Park

The clock is ticking and every second brings you closer to a bygone era when Lords of the Realm donned tunics, stockings, broad-brimmed hats, and puffed sleeve shirts, and their…
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Why You Can’t Accomplish Your Goals: Are you Focusing on the Wrong Things?

By Dr. Rosemarie Rutecki Have you ever wondered why, despite your best efforts, some goals seem just out of reach? The answer might lie not in your capabilities or resources…
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Broward’s Ultimate Fitness & Entertainment Destination

Broward County is about to witness an exhilarating fitness adventure as SOFLO Ninja Academy, a state-of-the-art fitness facility and entertainment center inspired by the popular NBC competition reality show, American…
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Attention: Buyers and Sellers

By Joe Kohn When it comes to the most important investment of your life, it is crucial to choose a qualified team that will protect your investment every step of…
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Broward Health: New Look, New Mission

Broward Health Vision To be the champion for a healthier community. Broward Health Mission Exceptional care. Extraordinary compassion. Everyday excellence. Broward Health is refreshing its brand with a new look…
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Bridging Communities Through Parkland Buddy Sports: A 20 plus-Year Journey of Growing & Inclusivity

Co-written by Wendy Zipes Hunter and Ken Webster In the heart of Parkland, Florida, a story of compassion, growth, and community has been unfolding for over the past two decades.…
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Generations of Love: From Suitors to Swipes

By Ashley Ferraro Dating and marriage in America have evolved significantly over the past century. In the early 20th century, it was common for a man to woo his potential…
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Mayors’ New Year Message

Parkland Mayor, Rich Walker The start of a new year carries with it promise of good things and new beginnings. But as you turn the page of your calendar, my…
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The Joy of Giving

By Angela R. Lewis “To Whom much is given, much is required” is a quote that often is stated to inspire people to give to those less fortunate than themselves.…
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A Unique Vision That is Built on C.L.A.S.S.

• Character • Leadership • Academics • Service & Sportsmanship With the population of Florida, including Coral Springs and Parkland, expanding exponentially over the last three years, it’s no surprise…
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Local Legacies of Excellence: CSYS and Parkland Soccer Club

By Ashley Ferraro Soccer is a rapidly growing sport across the country. Our community soccer programs, Coral Springs Youth Soccer and Parkland Soccer Club, are no exception to this exciting…
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JP Miller & Sons… Services Shows What Family-Owned & Operated Really Looks Like

By Ashley Ferraro JP Miller & Sons Services has served the Broward and Palm Beach communities for more than 45 years as South Florida’s leader in pest control, termite control,…
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Setting Meaningful Resolutions: How to Make the Most of 2024

By Ashley Ferraro As the new year approaches, many of us find ourselves reflecting on the past and contemplating the future. Social media provides a recap of our 2023 photo…
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Snow Flurries and Snowmen are in the forecast at Dania Pointe

Dania Pointe welcomes the holiday season later this month with the return of its much anticipated “Let It Snow” and “The Snowman Experience” on the Lawn. It’s one of the only…
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JP Miller & Sons – Services Shows What Family-Owned & Operated Really Looks Like

By Ashley Ferraro JP Miller & Sons Services has served the Broward and Palm Beach communities for more than 45 years as South Florida’s leader in pest control, termite control,…
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Register Now For Coral Springs American Little League

By Ashley Ferraro With springtime just around the corner, Coral Springs American Little League (CSALL) is eagerly preparing for another exciting season of baseball – Spring Ball! For over 50…
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Broward County is the Place to Be!

By Michael Udine, County Commissioner for District 3 Are you looking for holiday festivities throughout District 3? From parades to tree lightings, and even events for man’s best friend like…
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Six Steps to Managing Transitions

By Shellie Miller For my family and many others, this time of year is a great time to celebrate, but also a period of reflection and planning for the future.…
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Parkland Flag Football: Our City’s Fastest Growing Legacy

By Ashley Ferraro Parkland Flag Football recently concluded another historic season with its beloved Friday night Super Bowl extravaganza. This event allowed the top teams to participate in one final…
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Embark on a journey of educational excellence at North Broward Prep’s Lower School!

Our commitment to fostering lifelong learners begins with a unique and enriching environment. Guided by world-class educators, who believe in hands-on learning, your child is destined to soar to new…
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Peripheral Neuropathy: When A Lack of Pain Is The Actual Problem

By Ashley Ferraro Peripheral Neuropathy, usually affects individuals with diabetes or those undergoing cancer treatment. The term refers to nerve damage. Symptoms include numbing, tingling pins and needles, muscle weakness…
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Can Your Body Heal Itself? Orthobiologics May be the Answer!

By Dr. Brandon C. Maisel In today’s world of medicine, we have various new treatment options for patients. In orthopedics specifically, majority of ailments we see are attributed to joint…
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Avoid the Holiday Blues with Activity and Social Interaction

By Francisco Javier Maldonado-Díaz, M.D., Conviva Pembroke North University For many, being lonely is not something that occurs just during the holidays. As a physician that specializes in geriatric care,…
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Wishing Everyone a Joyous Holiday Season!

I am so grateful to be a trusted realtor in the Coral Springs/Parkland area for 30 years and to have the opportunity to write this article for the Spectator Magazine…
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The American Holiday Experience

As the holiday season begins, it brings a blend of traditions that symbolize the diversity of America. People from various backgrounds come together in every corner of the country, including…
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The Hidden Threat: Why Xylitol is a Silent Killer for Dogs

We love our furry companions, often considering them an integral part of the family. It's only natural for us to want the best for them, from healthy food to occasional…
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Coming together to Honor Emma’s Legacy

The Turkey Bowl ritual was first created in 2017 by four dads, each with two sons and a strong passion for flag football. They created the event as a way…
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The Underrated Pillar of Health: Sleep

By Rosemarie Rutecki Let's talk about one of the most overlooked aspects of holistic health - sleep. Now, if you're rolling your eyes and thinking, "I've heard it all before,"…
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Parkland Little League Prepares for Spring 2024 Season

Parkland Little League Baseball is gearing up for its 33rd season this spring and what’s expected to be the league’s biggest year yet. This past spring, the league had a…
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The City of Coral Springs’ Annual Oktoberfest Event

The City of Coral Springs’ Annual Oktoberfest event held Saturday, October 14 at the City Hall Lawn (9500 W Sample Road, Coral Springs.) Thousands of Coral Springs residents and South…
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Leveraging Gratitude to Become the Best Version of Yourself

By Ashley Ferraro In the spirit of giving thanks, we would be remiss not to acknowledge one of the simplest yet sometimes overlooked practices to promote mental well-being: gratitude. In…
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The “What’s Up” on Reclassification

By Heather Sohl What is reclassification you ask? While not many know, it has been around for years and only become popular within the last decade. Reclassification or “reclassing” is…
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Not My Daughter

A TUTU inspiring, entertaining, and impactful event: Not My Daughter…find a cure now! Annual Shopping Boutique and Luncheon, October 30, 2023 Sometimes, to be seen and heard, real men wear…
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Daddy/Daughter Bonding

By Randle Ferrari In today's fast-paced world, the relationship between fathers and daughters is often cherished as a source of guidance, support, and love. Recognizing the importance of fostering this…
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A Pediatric Powerhouse… Salah Foundation Children’s Hospital at Broward Health Coral Springs

There are many reasons children might need hospital care, but there is only one hospital in northwest Broward County that provides comprehensive care for newborns, children and adolescents: Salah Foundation…
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Hip Pain Got You Down?

By Dr. Brandon C. Maisel Hip pain tends to be a reoccurring common complaint in Orthopeadic offices across the country. Here at Gelb Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center we aim…
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Doing Your Part This Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Ashley Ferraro October signals the beginning of fall, with pumpkin spice everything, ghouls and goblins, and hopefully a shift to milder weather. However, it's also Breast Cancer Awareness Month,…
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SOFLO NINJA ACADEMY… Broward’s Ultimate Fitness and Entertainment Destination

By Ashley Ferraro This fall, Broward County will welcome a real-life version of the popular NBC competition reality show, American Ninja Warrior. SOFLO Ninja Academy, a state-of-the-art fitness facility and…
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Beyond the Finish Line: Join the Race Junkies Movement

By Ashley Ferraro In the heart of Parkland and Coral Springs, a vibrant community of people, known as the Race Junkies, has come together. The group gathers not only to…
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Music Meets Foster Care Advocacy in an Unprecedented Celebration

It's rare that music, community, and purpose align so poignantly. As someone who agrees strongly that we can fix this problem I was deeply moved to discover the ambitious vision…
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Springs Soccer Club Director Makes History with the Jamaican Women’s World Cup Soccer Team

By Shellie Miller One of the most successful soccer programs in our area is the only officially recognized travel soccer program in the City of Coral Springs, the Springs Soccer…
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Let’s Combat Bullying

By Heather Sohl Bullying has become a serious issue. As a mother, I always ask my kids how their day was. Did anything interesting happen within their day, good, bad…
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Uncommon Care for a Common Condition

Every day, approximately 15 million Americans experience the burning discomfort of heartburn. Although it’s a common ailment, it doesn’t mean it’s harmless. Heartburn, or acid reflux, can result from overindulging…
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Parkland Soccer: Where Fun, Growth, and Community Come Together

By Ashley Ferraro Parkland Soccer is the oldest and most trusted youth soccer club in our community. Since 1987, the league has been nurturing young players into skilled athletes and…
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7 Harmful Ingredients Hiding in Your Kid’s School Lunches

By Dr. Rosemarie Rutecki How do you know if what you are packing for your kids is healthy and nourishes their bodies? Let's take a look at the hidden ingredients.…
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World Class Education at North Broward Preparatory School Equals Exceptional Teachers and Outstanding Results

Every parent wants to see their child succeed and at North Broward Preparatory School, our goal is to inspire every child to achieve beyond their imagination. High school students at…
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Get Organized in Time for School

By Carmen Johnson, CEO of The Organized Concept Kids’ workspaces are sometimes really enjoyable to work on, and sometimes… they are not. That’s usually because I never know what I…
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Sticky Fingers? Trigger Finger may be the Culprit!

By Dr. Brandon C. Maisel Trigger finger is a common medical condition seen in orthopedic offices across the country. Over time, one or multiple fingers may become “sticky,” no longer…
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Spring Soccer Grows Again!

Personal development for each athlete has always been a criterion goal of Springs Soccer Club. SSC has built its entire program on four core pillars: connection, competence, character, and confidence,…
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Back to School 2023

Back to School 2023: Maximize the Upcoming School Year By Ashley Ferraro Broward County goes back to school on August 21… that’s right around the corner! Here are a few…
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