Celebrating 10 Years

This month Key Biscayne Magazine is celebrating TEN years! Words can't express how grateful we are for all our readers and they say a picture is worth a thousand words. Join us us on a nostalgic trip down memory lane as we showcase some of the family, friends and neighbors who have been featured on our pages over the years. Featuring: Coralie Duchamp, James Dettore, Jose R Diaz, Stefano Diaz, Tom Hally Meaghan Halley, Alan Goldberg, Melissa McCaughan, John Devaney. Dr. Barbara Pena, Brett Graff, Jennifer Stearns Buttrick, Ali Larson, Amy Zambrano, Jeannette, Dr. Barbara Pena, Carmen Pena, Dr. Tino Pena, Alex Varkas and Bob Oldakowski & Brenda Robinson, Dr. Susan Leal-Khouri, Mike Rice, Dr. Roger Khouri, Wynne Family, Alexandra Rengifo, Cristian Black, Al Martinez, Doug Kinsley, Alex Avila, Cliff Drysdale, Otto & Cary Campo, Rachel Cubilla, Danita Meyer, Ana Nunez, Dianne and Matthias Kammerer, Rosa Sugranes, Nancy Tsue, Larry & Brenda Robinson, Stephanie Bruan, Yolanda Don Zabala, Marja Eagler, Graciela Pozo, Cary Campo Marianne Coto, Nelson “Coach” Salemi, Juanita & Harry Borrelli, Susan & Fred Joch, Thibaud & Heidi de Saint Vincent, Xavier & Sue Capdevielle, Steve Sonnabend, Ann Williamson, Dr. John Martin, Mary Tague, Forrest Mcsurdy , Geno Marron, Dianne Regalado Kammerer, Kathye Susnjer, Carine Chebab, Doug Kinsley, Al Martinez, Edgardo Defortuna, Laura Rodriguez, Walter Defortuna, Cristian Black, Martin Margulies, Hosanna & Jessica de Linares, Dr. Barbara Pene & Family, Juan Manuel & Martha Gonzalez, Ken Gorin, Sheila & Sandy Fox, Blake & Abby Ross, Alex Avila, Marilyn & Steve Liedman, Mary Tague, Stephanie & Peter Bruan, Brigitte de Langeron, Ximena Golbin, Christian & Laure de Mazieres, Michael Rubin, Emiliano Lorenzini & Sloan Bruan, Ruth Rosenwasser, Isabel & James Fieger, Kiko Ricote, Max & Sandra Rothman, Naydu & Serge Commenoz, Teresita Estrada, Matthias Kammerer, Emerson & Rossana Fittipaldi w/ Family, Robert Duzoglou, Joan McCaughan, Marc Port, Brigitte Nachtigall, Florine & Ernest Tallisman, Karen Levison, Cassia Silva, Natalie & Martin Gailitis, Ana Cristina, Andres & Edgardo Defortuna, Rodrigo Gonzalez & Chef, Dr. Jack Baruch, Shayna Varkas and Vivian Galego-Mendez, Carlos Coto, Ana Somarriba, Daniel Gaviria, Maria Patricia Somarriba, Maggy Arana, Dr. John Martin w/ The Decotones, Wilson Altesor, David & Jill Nunn, Natalia Ande, Doug Kinsley with Ross, John & Selene Devaney, Bonnie & Carol Craiglow, John & Iris Fisher, Elena Santayana , Pat Riestra-Villa, Kim Reyes and Pat Romano, Olga Campano & Maruchy Estrada, Rex Hamilton, Kevin Bilka, Paola Gutierrez, Brigitte Nachtigall, Karen Martinez, Jane Fialkow, Sandy Kasoff, Nancy Garces, Dr. Harvey Rosenwasser, Michelle Shurtleff, Monica Defortuna, Chris Blackman, Ivette & Lou Thomas , Sol Juncadella, Vanessa Garcia, Cristina Figueredo, Tim & Susan Enriquez, Silvia Traad, Sean & Ana Wolfington, Kari Madera, Maricarmen Vila, Maggie Avazian, Veronica Peralta, Paola Guerra, Mariela Cisneros, Monica & Carla M Defortuna, Ana Cristina Defortuna and Calola Gonzalez, Michelle, Jessica, Rachel & Al Levy, Monica Yepes, Andrea Nachtigall-Connor, Pamela Carpenter and Suzette Fonte, Ed Easton, Vivian Galego Mendez and Alex Avila, Vicente & Diana Bustamante, Francisco Hernandez, Charles R. Press and Raul Jaime, Mauricio Behar and Elizabeth Juelle, Brigitte De Langeron and Rosella Madera, Debby Zabludowsk, Annabella Vielma and Ana María De Piña, Ana and Clay Tootle, Andres & Claudia Yidi, Dr. Michael Kelly, Don Hall, Paola Padovan and Susana Hansen, Edward Devalle and Rea Harkins, Dr Roberto & Dominique Beraja, The Easton family, ISIDRO ROMERO, Ana Tootle and Angela Barco, Evelio Estrella, Moira Gutierrez, Brigitte Nachtigall, Katherine Fernandez Rundle, Magaly La Plana and Malena Assing, Larry Robinson and Alex Avila, Jean Jacques and Patricia Bona, Brigitte Nachtigall, Karen Martinez & Uchi Botero, Alex Avila and Alan Goldberg, Monica Venegas, Cristian Gonzalez, Steve Sproul, Patricia Martins, Violette Sproul, Milena Giraldo, Antonio Viejo, Fred Joch, Dr. Juan Remos, Fabienne Brochard and Marcia Martinez, Isa Zapata, Carlos and Marianne Coto, Dr. Robert & Vicki Simons, Ellen Haug & Gerri O’Hara, Steve Sproul, Dr. Orlando Silva, Leonor Portela, Larry Robinson, Violette Sproul, Rafael Bild & Christina Termine, Cristian Gonzalez-Black, Pamela Conover, Jorge Arauz, Loretta Castellanos, Brenda Robinson, Andrea Schweidel, Eva Robinson, Cristian Gonzalez, Antonio Viejo, Fred Joch, Dr. Juan Remos, Steve Sproul, Kate Benson, Tiana Kai Madera & Lanette Sobel , Rose Calero & Mark Chatburn, Emilia, Nicolle and Catalina Barrantes, Fabienne Brochard, Meredith Grodin, Nancy & Amy Tsue, Jose Solis-Camara, Brigitte Nachtigall, Alex Avila and Coralie Duchamp, Maria Elena & Victor Brandao, Malena Assing, Patrick & Coralie Duchamp, Alan & Marjorie Goldberg, Marcia Martinez, Bob & Danita Meyer, Carlos & Claudia Sanz, Chef Joao Oliveira, Claudia Batlle and Mariela Roman Valdez, Roberto Cortes, Dannibeth Farnum, Isa Zapata, Laura Torrabadella & Jose A. Lopez, Alan Vituli, Virgina Sachs and Alex Avila, Joseph & Elizabeth Pollio, Marian Rocker, Adrienne Arsht & David Rocker, Jaclyn Nicole Becker, Soraia Valladares, Ana Somarriba, Monica Abidar Borges, Bernadette Lemoine, Ivette Fernandez-Chaustre, Francoise Dreuil-Wynne, Anthony, Milana & Adriana, Brigitte Nachtigall, Silvana Giuffrida, Francoise Dreuil- Wynne, Sonia Castellano, Amy Kelly-Easton, Carmen Velazquez & Paola Guerra, Vicky Echeverri, Mariano Grimaux, Eric, Nash, & Adita Lang, Sandra Suarez, Oliver Colme & Marah Caban, Dr. Orlando Silva and Larry Robinson, Antonio Braschi and family, Jennifer Macia, Patricia & York Flick, Maida Berberian-Bignon, Luz Ma Iruretagoyena & Martha Poulat, Jay and Ronda Fuchs, Cassia Silva, Lou Switzer, Silvana Cristina Giuffrida, Mikella & Sofia, Don Bercu, Marilyn Myles’, Ana Somarriba, Pilar Bosh & Shirley Vituli, Loretta Castellanos, Kitty De Melo, James Stuart Duncan, Alfredo Borges, Mariano Grimaux, Benjamin Odell, Philip Wynne, Rosa Chapur,Carmen Velazquez & Amada Echeverria, Trini, Cristoforo and Giada Pignata, Brigitte Nachtigall, Alexander & Nikolas, David & Abby Ross, Manny & Yvi Garcia, Roger Rodriguez, Manny Fernandez, Benedicte, Fontennille, Chantal Martins & Florence Dro, Maria Elena Aguila, Daniela & Nicolas, Joan, Jaime & Aileen McCaughan with Melissa & Caitlyn White, Miriam Duncan, Jose Luis Bueno, Charles Wykoff, Miriam Duncan, Clinton Archambault, Moira Maclean, Kelly Joyce, Marcela Tribin, Jose Lopez & Vanessa Sanz de Acedo , Maritza Minor, Claudia and Javier Cividini, Mel Gonzalez, Esther Prat, Myriam Rojas, Sheila Cruse, Ron Shuffield & Giulietta Ulloa, Amy Zambrano, Delaney & Peri, Lisette Beraja, Ximena de Mayolo, Christina Termine, Christine Housen, Moira Maclean, Thomas & Leni Weber, Milonga Carrera, Veronica Peralta, Viviana Fernández, Emma Souza, Ana Tootle, Brigitte Nachtigall, Rosabel Dasso, Ana Cristina Defortuna, Yovanka Sanchez, Suly Shwartz, Barbara Lamar, Mort & Joy Fried, Patricia Rivadeneira, Elias Maida, Lorena Holguin, Angela Boni & Nick Garcia, Athina & Eduardo Marturet, Will & Jamie Tompkins, Vivian Galego-Mendez and Esther Prat, Lesa, Chris, and Natalie Blackman, Kenneth & Katrina Coto, Heidy Leal Arthur, Annamaria Castracane, Alexa Pennell, Jimena Teijeiro, Vania Campos and Carolina Arellano-Cejas, Naysbeli & Dwight Hewett, Trish & York Flik, Julie & Ruediger Flik, Kara & Scott Sharp, Robin Annon, Saskia Touret, Tarina Lily & Lily Eugenie, Yvan & Norka Rengifo, Theo Holloway, Silvana Giuffrida, Ana & Christopher Felpeto, Dwight & Naysbeli Hewett, Bernadette Ceravolo, Theo Holloway, Lawrence Kelly, Laurent Issartel and Rafael Bild, Robert & Richardson Lee Vernon, Jill Stephens, Leni Weber, Winnie Pritchett, Frank Andrew, Jessica Ramirez, Donnie Hall, Bill Stephens, Mike Davey, Paul & Jan Rutter, Justin Jones, Taima Hervas, Maria Waterhouse, Sofia, Nicolas & Theo, Jimena Teijeiro, Arturo Lagunes, Martha Fernandez, Dr. Jorge Arana, Paola Guerra, Marcela Arana, Sofia Guerra, Luis & Gisela Fuentes, Caro Murciano, Adriana Rendon, Jan & Gary Draper, Joe Courtney, Virginia Costa, Ivonne Valiente, Amelita Courtney, Macarena Zubiria, Isa Zapata, Marlen Bedoya, Gaston & Elizabeth Sanchez, Adriana Montbrun, Naekitsa Wong, Mike Vazquez, John Varea, Sunita Cenci, Marina Ondarza, Nestor Perez, Arelis Vazquez & John Hogan, Cynthia Caridad, Gerri O’Hara, Debbie Cianfoni, Patricia Bastidas, Claudia Garmendia, Alex Jimenez, Hosanna Delinares, Tracy Koço, Denie Harris, Daniela Ocejo, Lorena Martin, Andrea Ocejo, Heather Shurley, Brittney & Isabella, Erica Marcantonio, Ana Tootle, Kelly Guma, Yvette Brochek, Julie Islami, Nelson & Ota Zambrano, Monica Luzarraga, Dante & Tristan, Revati Roberts, Jack London, Felicia Albanese, Pepin, Adela & Martha Reguera, Juan Miguel Gutierrez Tinoco, Gino Gutierrez, Kiko Ricote, Gabriela Rivero, Irene Ulivi, Irene & Alfredo Zingg, Tatiana Lora, Annie Thompson, Paige Lattener, Beatriz Rabassa, Jorge Arauz & Estrellita Sibila, Emilio Subil, Clara Romero, Karla D. Bueno, Tere Galla, Daniel, Mayi & Alina De La Vega, Claudine & Carlos Coto, Arianna Cabrera, Claudia Sanz, Arlette Fuentes & Lourdes Luaces, Lourdes Luaces & Anika,Taylor & Melissa White, Claudia Sanz, Ilanna & Arianna, Alexis Cubilla, Francesca Cruz, Jorge Arauz, Tracy Koco and Alex Avila, Arianna Cabrera, Sohpia, Daniela & Nicholas, Alejandro Arrieta, Natacha Wenger, Kirsty Gibson, Dr. Jeffrey Gibson, Maria Bestard, Smensa Namaganda, Bruno Junqueira & Christian Miyashiki, The Alibhai family, Eric Georges, Enrique Garcia, Yiannis Zavitsianos, David & Marian Rocker, Susana Medrano Roth, Florencia Moni, Fernando Lopez, Fernando Lopez, Jr., Cheryl Plotkin Lopez, Vivianna Franchy, Michael & Ana Dellepiane, Paola & Sol Filippi, Betty De Aragon, Cristian Balbontin & Paige Latterner.

Fine ARTchitecture

Sculptural, geometric and voluminous silhouettes merge alongside the abstract elements of paintings, artist installations and special collections at PAMM. Featuring Nick Garcia for BlindLight Studio, Jhon Jairo Santos, Angeles Almuna Weil & Pérez Art Museum Miami – PAMM.

Vision & Views

Luxury condos at a prized waterfront site on Miami’s mainland comprise The Related Group’s newest enclave of contemporary ingenuity: Paraiso Bayviews.

Portraits Of Excellence

Meet a few of the key players around town working to make sure that this year’s Art Week festivities entice, entertain and evolve tastes in the arts live never before. From anchors Art Basel, Art Miami and Design Miami to relative newcomers Miami River Art Fair and PINTA as well as impressive showcases at The Margulies Collection @ The Warehouse and PAMM, the respective visions of the art aficionados you’re about to meet are changing the landscape of our cultural scene in more ways than you could imagine. Featuring Nick Korniloff of Art Miami, Katherine Hinds of Margulies Collection @ The Warehouse, Thomas "Thom" Collins of PAMM, Nina Torres of Miami River Art Fair, Diego Costa Peuser of Pinta Miami Art Fair, & Rodman Primack of Design Miami.

On Top Of The World

This designer-finished, 4800+ sq. ft., 4 bed, 6.5 bath penthouse unit has commanding ocean, bay, sunset, island & Miami skyline views to enjoy all year long. Featuring Doug Kinsley of Fortune International Realty.

Catering Clique

If you’re a fan of the Puntino brand, get ready for the company’s extensive catering options eager to make your next event one to remember.

Essential Luxe

Stay bold this time of the season with these enticing & luxurious gems ready to make an impact wherever your social itinerary takes you. Featuring Nick Garcia fro BlindLight Studio, Jhon Jairo Santos & Diamonds On The Key.

Key Players

Meet the people who are shaping the future of the communities they live in while inspiring everyone they meet along the way. Though their stories are all different and their backgrounds, histories, hopes and dreams vary, the one thing each has in common is a passion for what they do and their ability to see past themselves for the benefit of others. In the following pages, you’ll meet this issue’s Key Players and get a brief glimpse into their lives. If you happen to run into one of them during your daily routine, take a moment to salute them. They’ve earned it. Featuring: Alexis McComb CFP, VP & Branch Manager for Charles Schwab & Co., Inc., Orlando Roche Regional President of Sabadell Bank & Trust – Miami-Dade County, and Lior Levy CPA at Lancaster & Reed.

Hero

Dan & Karthryn Mikesell are contributing as much as they can to help evolve the art world both locally and abroad thanks to their vision for The Fountainhead Residency and all the inspiration it brings.

Artsy Intimidations

December in Miami is colored with a diverse palette of artistic happenings and events. From Art Basel to wearable art, the scene is filled with fun for all the senses. Navigate the scene effortlessly without making any of these missteps along the way.

Compass Home

It’s not uncommon for someone not to be able to describe their style. Carol Craiglow of Interiors By Studio South recommends that we create a “story book” that gathers ideas from magazine clippings, paint colors and fabric swatches — basically from anything that inspires us.

Compass Timepieces

Want to tell the time like a millionaire without spending millions on your collection? Adorn your wrist in style without breaking the bank with a membership to Eleven James that transcends time, space and budget.

Compass Metropolis

Oceana Key Biscayne and Oceana Bal Harbour allow Eduardo Costantini to create masterpieces that elevate the community and improve the world around us by exposing art in public places.

Compass Connoisseur

You would be one of those morning people with the capacity to be awake and aware, if it just wasn’t so darn taxing. Perhaps the cure for pre-dawn drag is a hearty breakfast and a hot cup of caffeine-laced energy. Check out La Boulangerie, Coppa Italia or some good old creamer from International Delight for some ways to spice up your breakfast!

Compass Auto

As the Audi Brand Specialist at The Collection, Luciano Ros develops relationships and sells dream cars to clients who come back to say “hello,” have an espresso and get new cars year after year.

Compass The Arts

For years, Banco do Brasil S.A., the leading financial institution in Brazil, has been investing heavily in the arts and entertainment sectors of their commercial hubs. Now in Brickell, its subsidiary, Banco do Brasil Americas, is capitalizing on Miami’s art market and you’re invited to reap the rewards.

Compass Real Estate

Park Grove is the perfect home for anyone! With South Florida being one of the hottest real estate markets, make sure to check out Francesca J. Stoner's Florida Real Estate: Trends & More. Don't miss out on this month's prime properties! Featuring: Brigitte Nachtigall, Monica Henao, Giulietta Ulloa and Joan McCaughan.

Compass Entertainment

Julia Price’s combination of raw ability and Spartan discipline propelled her from the gymnasium to the springboard as part of UM’s competitive Dive Team, all while keeping a firm grip on her first love: music.

Compass Fyi

Thanks to expiration dates, we all know when to toss the old milk, meat and produce. But what about our bedding? When should we wash it and when should we toss it? Here’s a quick guide to follow.

Compass Travel

See what John Reynolds, experienced in high-end real estate for 25 years, has to say about sporting clubs! Also check out some books for your little ones that go beyond just being a simple picture book.

Compass Fashion

Accessories can make all the difference between an outfit that fades into the crowd and a look that rocks the party. Make a statement at your next soiree with these show-stopping essentials to add to your wardrobe.

Compass Health

Everyone knows how amazing yoga is for flexibility and stress-control. But here are some incredible health benefits of this practice that most people might not be aware of.

Compass Finance

Whether you’re a seasoned collector or a novice art lover, these expert tips will yield a collection that will make sure your investment is one that you’ll be proud of no matter what medium, genre or style you prefer.

Compass Giving

There’s perhaps no greater gift on Earth than to see a child smile when the spirit of the season yields gifts they never imagined possible. Amigos For Kids is on a mission to make sure as many kids as possible in the community get that experience.

Compass Fiesta

Walbert Zalazar, Creative Director of Martle Holdings LTD, has a handy key in this month's magazine on the meaning behind wine labels!

Compass Eco

Think it’s too hard to be ecologically responsible? Think again! We break down some of the biggest impacts you can make without breaking your back or the bank.

Essentials

Table lamps, floor lamps, ceiling lights, recessed fixtures, exterior options...the many ways to illuminate a home can seem overwhelming at times. Here are a few outstanding options in a world of wonderful design. Featuring: El Dorado Furniture, Internum & Design, and Adriana Hoyos.

Power Sip

Whether you’ve been naughty or nice this year, you’re probably in need of a stiff drink to help you survive the cool weather, long lines and wishlists that are synonymous with holiday cheer. Make sure to add this tropical twist on a holiday favorite to the menu and you’ll be opening up all your presents with an extra-loud hurrah. Featuring Diageo.

The 411

So many exciting things in this month's the 411! Make your kitchen chique with Wood-Mode and prepare your creative side for Miami's CONCEPT fair! Featuring: Cirque du Soleil, Wood-Mode, Galerie Perrotin, Herval Furniture, Peace Mural Gallery, Gaggenau USA, National YoungArts Foundation, Freddy's Jewelry, Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, CONCEPT-Fair, Shop Coral Gables, 2014 Escape To The Keys Bicycle Festival, Tamarina Restaurants.

Encounters w/ Gulliver Schools

The Guijarros hosted an intimate reception at their home at Grand Bay Residences to welcome Gulliver’s new Head Of Schools Frank Steel and his wife Besty along with Jonathan Schoenwald to the community. Friends enjoyed a gorgeous evening discussing the growth and future of the next generation. 1. Mariana Tonarely, Andrea Nachtigall-Connor, Valeria Sessa-Roitberg, Mary Aguirre-Guijarro, Betsy Steel, Frank Steel, Brigitte Nachtigall-Aixala, Luz Estella Houlzet 2. William Houlzet, Francisco Tonarely, Mike Aixala, Raul Guijarro 3. Gigi Alibhai, Jonathan Schoenwald, Brigitte Nachtigall-Aixala 4. Mary Aguirre-Guijarro, Alejandra Urrea De Giammattei, Angela Barco, Betsy Steel 5. Karim Alibhai, Raul Guijarro, Felipe Fons