Feature Stories

Santa Clause Through the Ages

Santa Clause Through the Ages

He’s known by many different names in many different languages: Santa Clause (a.k.a. Claus), Father Christmas and Saint Nick just to name a few. Some believe in him, some do not. For those who do, he comes every Christmas. For those who don’t, he hasn’t shown up yet! But there’s one thing we can all agree on, he has a long history, and it all begins with Saint Nicholas.

Morikami Gardens: The Essence of Japan in Florida

Morikami Gardens: The Essence of Japan in Florida

Since its opening in 1977, The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens has been a center for Japanese arts and culture in South Florida, with rotating exhibitions in its galleries, tea ceremonies performed monthly in its Seishin-an tea house, an educational outreach program with local schools and organizations and Japanese traditional festivals celebrated for the public several times a year.