James Dean loved fast cars; his last ride was in “Little Bastard,” his race-prepped Porsche 550, but he had a Porsche 356 for his daily commute to the movie studio. The first 356 rolled off the assembly line in 1950, changing the automotive world forever. The classic design remains breathtaking, but unless you have taken a monk’s oath renouncing pleasure, it won’t be your daily driver. The folks at Starke found a way to deliver the 356 that Porsche would be making now. The solution was pretty simple: drop a 356-ish body onto the mechanical bits of a modern Porsche Boxster. Suddenly you have an incredibly capable Starke Speedster with A/C, power steering, a reliable fuel-injected engine, great brakes and an interior so lush you’ll want to drive around naked. Simply supply Starke with a “donor” 1997-2012 Boxster (you can find a good one for less than $15,000) and they will transform it into a car that will make you howl with happiness; StarkeSpeedster.com.
Around the world, Jackson Health System is known for saving lives. At the new, state-of-the-art Christine E. Lynn Rehabilitation Center for The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at UHealth/Jackson Memorial, they go even further: They give patients their lives back.
As we all experienced the most unprecedented year in modern history, the resilient young professionals you’re about to meet withstood all the challenges that came with the pandemic, and stepped up to the plate like never before to hit the professional homeruns of their lives while inspiring the next generation to dream big and reach for the stars.