February 2010, Wellington Table
Many restaurants have established themselves in the Wellington area. But once you’ve been to Joe’s American Bar & Grill, you know you’ll be coming back — and often. Both food and service are nothing less than stellar.
30 YEARS OF POLO IN WELLINGTON
While polo has had its peaks and valleys since its arrival here in 1979,Wellington remains the epicenter of the sport in the United States, mainly because the best players in the world play here. And much of that can be credited to Palm Beach Polo founder William Ylivsaker.
NO STONE LEFT UNTURNED
Michael Stone retired as secretary general of the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) in 2007. He was only two days out of the FEI post when he was headhunted for one of the best jobs in equestrian sport that the United States has to offer — executive director of the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington.
WELLINGTON INSPIRES YOUNG RIDERS
Top riders and trainers travel to Wellington to take part in the exceptional equestrian competition that the area provides, and Pony Lane Farm’s Kelsey and Madeline Thatcher are two of this year’s most promising young talents arriving in town for the season.
WELLINGTON PHARMACIST CHUCK SCHAEFER
Schaefer Drugs has been open in Wellington since 1979, and the person responsible for its success is owner Chuck Schaefer. For 30 years, Schaefer has been making customer service his top priority. That is why he is the first nominee forWellington The Magazine’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
THE LATEST IN HAIR COLOR AT VISIONS SALON
Tom Monticello of Visions Salon has offered clients the best in hair color and style for over 30 years. He has now returned from Italy with new techniques and a set of natural-based products designed to protect colored hair from damage.
January 2010, WELLINGTON TABLE
Spices Modern Thai & Sushi, located in the Southern Palm Crossing shopping plaza on Southern Blvd., puts a new twist on Asian cuisine.
April 2010, WELLINGTON AT HOME
Although Chrystine and George Tauber’s Palm Beach Polo home is filled with Herend Rothschild china, early Chinese porcelain, antique English furniture and glistening sterling silver, it is the couple’s amazing art collection that has visitors literally staring at the walls.