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Gold Coast Magazine and Weddings

By: Debbie Banks, Lago Mar Resort and Club Hi! I know many of you have probably seen the latest issue of Gold Coast Magazine and noticed the beautiful cover. I am proud to say that it was taken here at Lago Mar Resort. There is also a photo spread featuring a gorgeous bride looking out over one of our balconies. Gold Coast Magazine Letter from the Editor “A special effort went into the covers. Separate photographs were shot for Gold Coast, Boca Life and Fort Lauderdale, the ...

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Recipe: Caribbean Spiny Lobster Tail with Citrus Lobster Sauce

Try It at Home: Caribbean Spiny Lobster Tail with Citrus Lobster Sauce Recipe

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St. Patrick’s Day 2014 at Lago Mar Resort

By: Debbie Banks, Lago Mar Resort and Club Hi! I hope everyone had a great St. Patrick's Day 2014! We sure did here at Lago Mar Resort! Last evening, the festivities began with party favors, including top hats for the guys, crowns for the girls and green leis and beads for everyone. St. Patrick's Day 2014 Menu Chef Phil's St. Patrick's Day dinner was over the top! In addition to the sous vide corned beef with Guinness mustard sauce (served with potatoes, carrots and peas), ...

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Red Cross Tiffany Circle London Event

By: Debbie Banks, Lago Mar Resort and Club Hi! Last week I was in London for an International Tiffany Circle Event and had an amazing experience! The Tiffany Circle, which I am proud to be part of, is a group of women who annually donate $10,000 to their local American Red Cross chapter. The group follows in the footsteps of a long line of women leaders who have helped the Red Cross serve the American public in times of war and peace. The society is ...

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Small Meetings and Groups Keep Coming Back

By: Debbie Banks, Lago Mar Resort and Club Hi! In the last few days, I have been asked numerous times why so many small meetings return to Lago Mar Resort year after year. To give you the best answer, I decided to interview my father, the one and only Mr. Walter Banks. To begin, he stated that approximately 65% of small meetings return. He cautioned that this number would be higher if it excluded those groups that are required to vary their meeting locations ...

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Skinny Margarita: Make your own

By: Debbie Banks, Lago Mar Resort and Club More than a few people were intrigued when we posted Lago Mar Resort’s version of a Skinny Margarita this past weekend. Were you one of the one’s dying to find out how to make your own? Here you go! Ingredients: Silver Tequila Triple Sec Fresh squeezed lime juice Club Soda Ice Sea Salt (Coarse) Instructions: Combine your Tequila, Triple Sec, Lime Juice and Club Soda into a cocktail shaker. Add ice to mixture and shake to combine. Prepare your serving glass by moistening the rim ...

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Fort Lauderdale native Diana Nyad

By: Debbie Banks, Lago Mar Resort and Club Hi! One of our guests just shared something with me that I wanted to pass along to you all! Do you remember hearing about Fort Lauderdale native Diana Nyad, who at 64 swam from Cuba to Florida? It was Nyad’s third attempt and first success at this particular challenge. The current issue of The New Yorker has a profile on her and it has some enlightening information about her connection to Fort Lauderdale. As it ...

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Lago Mar Events: Valentine’s Day

By: Debbie Banks, Lago Mar Resort and Club Hi! I am so excited to share with you how amazing last Friday’s Valentine's Party for Kids was at Lago Mar Resort! The room looked festive and beautiful. The invitation had asked everyone to wear red or pink, and most guests did. Of course, Chef Phil's food was over the top! He even prepared heart-shaped pasta, which was a big hit. After dinner the kids made valentine cards for their parents that were really neat and they loved being able ...

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Lilly Pulitzer Cover-Ups at Resort Shop

By: Debbie Banks, Lago Mar Resort and Club Hi! Demi and I are modeling our beautiful matching Lilly Pulitzer cover-ups from The Resort Shop at Lago Mar Resort.  We were spending a couple of days at Ocean Reef in Key Largo, where we are members. Next to Lago Mar, this is our favorite place on the planet! Lago Mar is similar to Ocean Reef in that both are exclusive private clubs as well as resorts, which, in my opinion, provides a sophisticated comfortable atmosphere for guests and members. Demi ...

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Wine Cellar Lounge: Super Bowl 48

By: Debbie Banks, Lago Mar Resort and Club Hi! I just have to say that I had the best time here at Lago Mar last Sunday for Super Bowl 48. The Promenade Bar was packed and so was the Wine Cellar Lounge! Chef Phil did an awesome job with his special appetizers. The sliders and flatbread pizza were phenomenal and I had no idea, until that afternoon, that he had added lamb chops to the menu. They were to die for. I believe I had 10 adults ...