Articles by Mark A. Trowbridge President & CEO of Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce

Sondheim by Sondheim

This past month, I had the opportunity to invite a few friends to see David Arisco’s latest directorial turn at Actors’ Playhouse. Fresh off the…


Musical footprint

I have the good fortune to sit on the board of directors of Seraphic Fire, South Florida’s premier choral group. Each month during the past…



Happy 90th Coral Gables

I have long been a student of history, passionate about the past and a stalwart keeper of traditions. Thus, with the rapid approach of our…


The Spice of Life

With the arrival of the midsummer heat and humidity of August, we once again have the unique opportunity to satisfy our palates and bone up…


Tears of Clown

Do you find the tears flowing freely when you see a Publix commercial around holiday time (that darned Pilgrim couple)? Do movies like The Notebook…


The Muppets

[dropcap]R[/dropcap]umor has it that The Muppets are making a comeback and in a big way. Not that they ever really left our collective imagination and…


150 years… and counting

In April, it will have been 150 years since the end of the Civil War (or for you Southerners, The War of Northern Aggression) and…


The Fascinators

The end of any calendar year brings about myriad emotions, special opportunities and genuine reflection. For most of us, we just hope that 2014 was…