Wednesday News Round-Up for March 7th

It’s sad but true; we’re in a month with absolutely no three-day weekends. Nothing to look forward to on the horizon but five-day work weeks.  But we’ll get through it. In the mean time, save yourself some time and pick up some industry news.  All magazines with an asterisk* by the title are included in the Wooden Horse Database.

MOMENTUM*, a Vancouver, BC-based cycling magazine, went from a controlled circulation to bimonthly newsstand sales, on March 1…

NEWTON LIVING, a regional glossy in Newton, MA, has ceased print after just three issues in six months…

MIDTOWN MONTHLY magazine in Sacramento ceased print…

COSMOPOLITAN* named Carly Cardellino, ccardellino@hearst.com and @carlycardellino, as online beauty & fashion editor…

W MAGAZINE* lost Garrett Munce, associate market editor of the Ready to Wear section.  No replacement has been named…

THE NEW YORKER* named Nicholas Thompson, nicholas_thompson@thenewyorker.com and @nxthompson, as editor for NewYorker.com…

HANDY* magazine said goodbye to Michael Berger, managing editor covering repairs & remodeling…

255 MAGAZINE now has Ben Leger, benjamin@255batonrouge.com, as an assistant editor…

WEST COAST FAMILIES bid farewell to editor Anya Levykh, who had served at the publication since 2008…

WEST COAST FAMILIES publisher Andrea Vance, publisher@westcoastfamilies.com, has taken on the magazine’s editorial duties…

CRAFT online magazine promoted Rachel Hobson, rachel@craftzine.com and @avgjanecrafter, to editor-in-chief…

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A new luxury glossy will target blissful brides

MODERN LUXURY BRIDES SOUTH FLORIDA & THE CARIBBEAN is scheduled to debut for wedding season on June 8.

The niche publication will cater to affluent brides-to-be in the South Florida region, offering a resource for wedding planning, and highlighting upscale area vendors.  A second issue is planned for December.

Published by Modern Luxury Media, the magazine joins sister bridal publications in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston and San Francisco.  Contact the publisher, Marisa Beazel, mbeazel@modernluxury.com, for information, or visit www.modernluxury.com.  There is no magazine website at this time.