Prefer, the Professional Referral App

Chances are if you have a need for a service professional, someone in your network has already had that need and may have advice. Whether you’re looking for a dog walker or a lawyer, Prefer aims to offer assistance by delivering peer reviews of professionals in numerous fields. The difference here, however, is that Prefer looks after its network of independent service professionals. As Prefer …

Spontaneous Global Travel with Booking Now

Booking.com's new iOS makes adventuring at the last minute very easy

At a rapidly increasing rate, travelers have begun booking hotel accommodation at the very last minute—with more than half of all travelers booking within a mere 48-hour window before a scheduled trip. That, coupled with the radical increase in the use of mobile bookings has led Booking.com to release a brand new iOS app: Booking Now. Booking.com happens to be the world’s largest and most …

The Weekly From Flowershop

A Charleston florist aims to make bouquets at home a regular ritual through fresh blooms and coffee

by Chérmelle Edwards Lily Peterson is a florist designing signature arrangements with blooms, branches and berries at Flowershop, her boutique in Charleston’s developing neighborhood of Mixson, South Carolina. From growing up in North Carolina to living in major metropolises like San Francisco and New York, one thing has remained constant in her life: her love of flowers. Working out of a tiny studio 15 minutes …