2016 Miami Open Guide

The Miami Open can be overwhelming, let Key Biscayne Magazine guide you through the in's and out's of this fantastic athletic spectacle! Featuring the Miami Open, Itaú, Adam Barrett, the International Tennis Center of Crandon Park, University of Florida, Tennis Channel, ESPN, Butch Buchholz, Laver’s International Tennis Center, Collectors Club, FENDI Château Residences, MasterCard, Cliff Drysdale, Ben & Jerry, Grey Goose, Moët & Chandon Champagne, Sushi Maki, The Knife, Puntino Pizzeria, Starbucks, Stella Artois, Moty’s Grill, Bacardi, Patron, The Miami Herald, Nike, Adidas, Fila, Eleven, Under Armour, Chrissie Evert, Tail, Lotto, Bluefish, Lucky In Love.

Tenure of Sophistication

Chic, debonair, luscious textiles, colors and graphics contribute to the seasons’ best styles. Featuring Nick Garcia for BlindLight Studios, Jhon Jairo Santos, Angeles Almuna, Juan Carlos Obando, Neiman Marcus, Bal Harbour Shops, Alice McCall, Givenchy, Alejandro Ingelmo, Capretto Shoes, Proenza Schouler, Prabal Gurung, Mugler,

French Touch

Elegance resides on this oversized corner lot located on a secluded street mere seconds from Harbor Drive. This immaculate white residence features a manicured garden with topiaries reminiscence of magnificent Marie Antoinette a la Versailles. Text by Yoshi Sanz

Kerbing Her Enthusiasm

Poised to take it all at this year’s Miami Open on Key Biscayne, Angelique Kerber is on top of her game like never before with her eyes firmly set on a victory in paradise. Featuring Angelique Kerber, Miami Open, Crandon Park, Centrum Tenisowe Angie, Federation Cup for Germany, Steffi Graf, Misaki Doi, Svetlana Kuznetswa, Butch Buchholz Championship Trophy, Andrea Petkovic, Australian Open. Text by Dena Roche

Phenomenal Interiors

Interiors By Steven G. started in the den of his home 33 years ago. In the ensuing decades, it has evolved into an impressive organization of 70 strong, with a 100,000-sq.-ft. main headquarters in Pompano Beach and a luxury boutique showroom in Sunny Isles…and the firm is still growing. Featuring Interiors By Steven G., Steven Gurowitz, Gordon Locksley, Wayne Boeck, Marina Palms, Aventura Park Square, Turnberry Ocean, Prive and Sabbia Beach, Interiors By Steven G. Corporate Showroom, The Boutique Showroom. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Savage Aptitude

Clothes with artisinal finishes and tribal graphic effects attain the season’s extreme and carefree style combinations. Featuring Nick Garcia for BlindLight Studios, Jhon Jairo Santos, Angeles Almuna, Brunello Cucinelli, Proenza Schouler, Neiman Marcus, Bal Harbour Shops, Chloé, Lanvin, Capretto Shoes, Style Hunter Showroom, Delpozo, Miami Design District, Buemia, The Garment Hub, Burberry Prorsum, Valentino, India, Chloe, Oscar Carvallo, Gionni Straccia,

My Workout is Better Than Yours

We sought out a diverse group of workouts available throughout Miami and online and asked the pros why their workout is better than the competition. So if you’ve reached a plateau in your fitness and weight loss goals, maybe it’s time to ditch your current program and try one of these on for size. Featuring Fast Twitch, James Meder, Booz Allen Hamilton, Athos, K-Fit 6-Week Lean Up Challenge, Kendrick Ribeiro, Sherri DiMarco, Tony Thomas, Beat The Gym, Nicole LaBonde, Cabaret Fit, Adriana Martin, Ana Patricia Gamez. Text by Dena Roche

Crazy Cravings-Curbing Diets From Around the World

Ever wonder what wacky tactics are employed to shed pounds around the globe? Well, some of the ones we’ve gathered might make you lose your appetite — or gain new insight into the science behind weight loss. Check out these bizarre diet and food trends for trimming and slimming that you may want to give a shot…or not! Featuring The Tongue Patch Diet, Dr. Nikolas Chugay, Banana Diet, Sumiko Watanabe, Hitoshi Watanabe, Kangatarianism Diet. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila.

Plates & Pours

We’ve scoured the city to bring you the most delicious, delectable and downright buzzworthy dishes, desserts, drinks and dining experiences around town. Featuring Ariete, El Tucán, The Gang Miami, Swine, Tamarina, Forks Restaurant, Perricone’s, Bellmont, Mandolin Aegean Bistro, Old Lisbon, Toro Toro, Costa Med, Morton’s Coral Gables, Verde, Ball & Chain, Byblos, The Golden Hog, Nikki Beach, Casablanca Seafood Bar & Grill, Beaker & Gray, Los Ranchos Steakhouse, Atrio Restaurant & Wine Room, Dolores/Lolita, Steak Brasil, Lisboa Grill, Dolce Italian, Hannya, Edge Steak & Bar, Repour Bar, Batch Gastropub, Dirt Eat Clean, Bombay Darbar, Bertoni Gelato, French 27, Vagabond, La Boulangerie, Cleo South Beach, Pléthore & Balthazar, Driftwood Room, Komodo, NaiYaRa, Versailles, Jaya, Red Ginger, Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila

A Taste of Life

Did you know your tastebuds have a direct correlation with your biochemistry on a sub-cellular level? Discover how travel, gastronomy and the right state of mind can take you as far as you’re ready to go. Featuring Asador Donostiarra Restaurant, Château Lafite Rothschild, Vega-Sicilia Unico Reserva Especial, Zabeel Saray Hotel, Myunghwan Choi, The Journal Of Biological Psychology. Text by Francesca Cruz

Compass Living

Porcelain tiles, natural stone, mosaics, granite, marble, porcelain, quartz, limestone and onyx slabs are the favorite choices of designers, architects, homebuilders and homeowners. Iberia Tiles knows this and is ready with an extensive, high-quality selection for every taste. Featuring Iberia Tiles, iTOPKer Solutions. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Compass Home

Your home evolves with you. Let these pioneering products guide you into the next chapter of your home- and your life! Featuring The Rug Company, El Dorado Furniture. Text by Sandy Lindsey and Stacy Wynn.

Compass FYI

The Advantaged Yacht is not your typical yacht brokerage. They don’t stop once the yacht is purchased. In fact, the buying of a yacht is just the first step in their extensive fleet of services. Featuring The Advantaged Yacht Charters & Sales. Text by Joe Oz.

Compass Travel

Finding the perfect travel partner can be tricky. Best friends don’t necessarily travel well and bumping heads abroad is never fun. Follow these tips to ensure you’ve found yourself a true wanderlust-mate. Text by Ros Prado

Compass Eco

Every day is a new chance to connect to the most conscious, healthy, honest, joyful version of ourselves. Luckily, healing ourselves with earthy products is made easy with Yogi Surprise. Featuring Yogi Surprise. Text by Ros Prado

Compass Real Estate

We all want to believe we’ll get back every penny we put into our homes in upgrades so we don’t have to rationalize the cost. Luckily, the Remodeling Impact Report provides a more realistic perspective. Featuring Prime Properties by Doug Kinsley, Cristian Gonzalez, Mark Chatburn, and Jacquie C. Gallardo. Text by Stacy Wynn.

Compass Auto

The words “Bentley” and “SUV” have never been used concurrently, but suddenly it seems as natural as King Kong, which is what this new beast most resembles, if Mr. Kong was wearing a bespoke suit. Featuring Bentley Motors, Volkswagen Auto Group, Bentayga. Text by Bill Lindsey

Compass Balance

There’s a unique and powerful alliance between individual consciousness and body biology. According to Epigenetics, it has to do with our beliefs program and our genetic destiny. Featuring The Biology Of Belief, The Honeymoon Effect, Dr. Bruce Lipton, Ph.D. Text by Francesca Cruz.

Compass Beauty

You can lather on the foundation and pile on the powder but the only way to treat dark spots is to address your skin directly. The amount of melanin produced by your skin is at the core of addressing these very common aesthetic ailments. Text by Francesca Cruz

Compass Entertainment

Acclaimed Miami-based Actress Vivian Ruiz has shared screen credit with the likes of Morgan Freeman, Harry Connick, Jr., and Mark Walberg — she dishes on a few “musts” for finding success in the biz. Featuring Vivian Ruiz. Text by Francesca Cruz

Compass The Arts

Conceptualized by Lee Brian Schrager, PAMM Art Of The Party is the museum’s hottest ticket for the month of March — it’s a “be there or be square” sort of fête. Feturing Perez Art Museum Miami, PAMM. Text by Francesca Cruz.

Compass Eco

There’s a new miracle crop sweeping the nation and its benefits are nothing short of extraordinary. Hemp seed might be just what the doctor ordered. This non-psychoactive variety of Cannabis Sativa is turning heads and causing commotion due to the crop’s sustainable and environmentally friendly characteristics. Text by Ros Prado

Compass Fashion

Originally from Ibiza and founded by fashion maven Sitara, the fashion brand Hippy Heart now has a flagship store in Miami — bringing clothes and accessories that are eclectic, elegant and practical. Featuring Hippy Heart. Text by Francesca Cruz.

Compass Timepieces

Pass the time with these luxurious watches that are sure to turn heads in The Magic City. Featuring The Miami Design District, Ulysse Nardin, Patrik Hoffman, Sou Fujimoto, Palm Court, Pink Lady Sapphire by Richard Mille. Text by Bill Lindsey and Stacy Wynn

Compass Development

Location is still key when it comes to buying residential real estate, but outstanding building amenities are fast becoming an equally essential consideration for affluent buyers. Oceana Key Biscayne has both. Featuring Oceana Key Biscayne. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Compass Health

What’s your favorite fruit? If your answer is anything but mango, read on to recharge your appetite for these exotic fruits that everyone should have in the freezer, fridge, nearby grocery store or backyard. After all, Miami is the mango capital of the nation. Text by Ros Prado

Compass Connoisseur

If you’ve been binge-watching The Royals on E! or are over the moon about the plans for Beckham’s new stadium in town, and want a proper English celebration, head over to Serendip-A-Tea in Kings Creek for a festive chug…of tea. Featuring Norma Jean Abraham, Iliana Garcia, Serendip-A-Tea. Text by Francesca Cruz


Building character, instilling life-enhancing values and promoting healthy choices through the game of golf, The First Tee Miami-Dade Amateur Golf Association is making positive impacts on the lives of youth with every swing of the club. Featuring The First Tee Miami-Dade Amateur Golf Association, Charlie DeLucca, Publix Junior Championship. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila.


The dining room is an essential part of any home. It serves as a gathering place, a location for special occasions and a room for making treasured family memories. With that in mind, it should be a sophisticated yet comfortable space. Featuring Adriana Hoyos, Oroa, El Dorado Furniture, Downsview Kitchens, Lineaire Designs. Text by Yoshi Sanz

Power Sip

The iconic Gin Fizz gets a modern-day, healthy makeover with this calorieconscious version sure to refresh and delight no matter where your day (or night) takes you. Featuring Diageo. Drink by Anja Maltav