Monthly Archives: January 2019

Flamingle: Captains of Conservation

HOLLY PARKER CURRY Eco-Ripper Curry runs the 11 Florida branches of the Surfrider Foundation, an activist group that protects the world’s beaches. She has always loved the sea: growing up the daughter of a Coast Guardsman, she and her family lived near the coasts of Puerto Rico, Guam, Bolivia and Panama. Today, Curry has taken her […]

Floridiana: The Sands of Time

Immigration. Drug busts. Gators. Elderly folks. Mar-a-Lago. Old-school theme parks. The list reads like a catalogue of “Florida’s greatest-hits” stereotypes immortalized today in pop culture, movies, books and Netflix series. But 37 years ago, these cultural monuments were just basic realities of life in the Sunshine State. Miami native and National Geographic photographer Nathan Benn […]

Fledglings: Guitar Hero Rick Lollar

Behind every American Idol—style success story, consider that army of gigging musicians (on keys, drums, bass, lead guitar) making the person in the spotlight sound great. Success looks a little different for those folks, who play on as many dates and projects as time will allow. After 10 years in Atlanta—including a transformative stint with […]