Compass FYI

Just south of Miami in exotic Florida Keys, Seacamp provides experiential education in marine studies to students aged 8 to 21 years old with a focus on hands-on and interactive programs. Featuring Seacamp. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Compass Oasis

Iberia Tiles has been fostering all hard surface and flooring needs in South Florida for over 30 years. The new year is sure to usher in even more home solutions for every taste. Featuring Iberia Tiles. Text by Ryan Jarrell

Compass Auto

In addition to an uncanny ability to wrangle electricity better than anyone, Nikola Tesla had a wicked sense of style. If he were around today, he might well be driving a Morgan EV3. Featuring Morgan Motor Company. Text by Bill Lindsey

Compass Timepieces

Owning a watch collection is exciting until you realize how much they are worth and all but the one currently on your wrist are stashed in a remarkably unsecure dresser drawer. Featuring Man Safe. Text Bill Lindsey

Compass Access

The LH-Finance Pre-Qualification VIP Program gets potential buyers Very VIP access to the 30th Annual Miami Yacht Show, the city’s premier luxury yacht show on Collins Avenue. Featuring LH-Finance. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Compass Shopping

Linda Farrow is a sunglass pioneer who just opened her first store at Bal Harbour Shops. Her collection will keep you calm, cool and collected from season to season. Featuring Linda Farrow. Text by Mariela Ortega

Compass Trending

If you’re a fashion lover, enthusiast or you just simply like to see the rarest most-wanted pieces of all time, you might consider following @eBayBae. Featuring @eBayBae. Text by Mariela Ortega.

Compass Pets

What better way to celebrate St. Valentine’s on our still-temperate isle than adding a sweet treat to your already loving home? Below, we’ve selected the top-dogs from our city’s most reputable rescues. Featuring 100+ Abandoned Dogs, Paws4You, Applause Your Paws, Dee Hoult, Text by Ryan Jarrell

Compass Entertainment

Mustering forth with the bold manifesto to eat, drink and educate, Feb. 21-25 sees the Food Network & Cooking Channel’s South Beach Wine & Food Festival once more erupt on our shores. Featuring South Beach Food & Wine Festival. Text by Ryan Jarrell

Compass The Arts

An artist whose love of that most childlike of crafting materials has sustained itself through adulthood, sandcarver Matt Long’s fantastical creations awaken the wonder and admiration of effort that all great pieces should inspire. Featuring Matt "Sandman" Long, SandSculptor. Text by Ryan Jarrell

Compass Reads

Coffee table books matter more than ever in our digital age, especially when we have a strong affinity for the subject matter. The following beautiful volumes will make you pause for a moment and daydream. Featuring Yachting: A Visual Celebration of Sailing Past & Present, The Stylish Life: Yachting; Swan, A Unique Story: Through 50 Years Of Yachting Evolution, Wind & Water: Boating Photographs From Around The World. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Compass Connoisseur

In honor of the awe-inspiring MIBS and all the marine merriment it entails, this month we tip our hats and raise our glasses to Shucker’s Waterfront Grill, a true bastion in our extensive dock-and-dine scene. Featuring Shucker’s Waterfront Grill. Text by Ryan Jarrell

Compass Style

Fashion and environmentally cautious are not words that are often put together in the same sentence. Despite that, Gabriella Smith of The Upcycle Project has embarked on a journey to change that. Featuring The Upcycle Project Text by Mariela Ortega

Compass Health

Tired of people seeing your time spent on the water as frivolous play? The following health facts will fill up your boat with family and friends as you turn your critics into converts. Featuring Sandy Lindsey

A Boat Story

When organizers announced the exciting move of the Miami International Boat Show to Key Biscayne a few years ago, it made national headlines. Interstingly, many did not realizing that the show actually began on the island back in 1941. Featuring The Miami International Boat Show, Text by Sandy Lindsey

The Great Indoors

A dream come true for any family, this jewel of a home overlooks beautiful Pines Canal and has water on two sides, showcasing breathtaking, private vistas all year long. Featuring Great Properties International, Daniel Gaviria, Ana Somarriba. Text by Yoshi Sanz.


In honor of the Miami International Boat Show, we’ve scoured all corners of our marketplace for the finest in marine accessories sure to get you eager to set sail. Featuring OpenROV, Summit Legacy, The Scrubba, Mystic Knotwork, Pendulux. Text by Ryan Jarrell

Yacht Thrills

Key Biscayne becomes the ultimate destination for boating enthusiasts from around the globe as both the Miami International Boat Show and Strictly Sail drop anchor at the Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin to create one allinclusive venue featuring over $3 billion in all things nautical on Feb. 15-19. If that isn’t enough vessels, boat gear and accessories for you, there's also the completely separate Miami Yacht Show on Collins Avenue and the invitation-only Super Yachts Miami on Watson Island running concurrently featuring another $1 billion in yachts and nautical merchandise to explore. Featuring the Miami International Boat Show, Larry Berryman, Text by Sandy and Bill Lindsey

Ocean Trance

Experience the kind of peace only nature can offer with these yacht-ready looks perfect for the season. Featuring Nick Garcia for BlindLight Studio, Mariela Ortega, Cesar Ferrete, Kayla Prince for MP Mega Miami, 120% Lino

Think Pieces

Trends, patterns and accessories unite to create the perfect Spring look for the savvy and stylish city dweller. Featuring Nick Garcia for Blindlight Studio, Mariela Ortega, Luigi Chamorro, Anna Wolf for Next Models Miami, Lafayette 148 New York @ Brickell City Centre,

The 411

Give the ultimate romantic experience with tickets to Andrea Bocelli live at American Airlines Arena. Featuring Chinese New Year Celebration, American Airlines Arena, Small Mouth Sounds, Jorge Drexler, Draw: A Party With Great Lines, Zoo Miami “Romance In The Glades”, Little Haiti Cultural Center Caribbean Marketplace, Volunteer Eco-Action Day, Coconut Grove Arts Festival, Wigwood, Foss Marai, Miami Film Festival, Boulud Sud, Miami Beach Jewelry & Watch Show, Miami Condo Collective, Hair By Hisham. Text by Ryan Jarrell

Encounters w/ PVG Insurance Group

PVG Insurance Group held a grand opening for staff, clients, friends and family to welcome everyone to their new offices located at 240 Crandon Boulevard in Key Biscayne. — Photos by Maritza Minor 1. Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony 2. Alejandro Perez-Duque, Meche Phelan 3. Andres Lauria, Alejandro Perez-Duque, Antonio Lauria 4. Meche Phelan , Gaby Quinzano, Manuel Compera 5. Roy Gallardo, Alejandro Rodriguez, Gonzalo Fernandez

Editor's Picks: Accomodations

Wether it's for a vacation or staycation, check out the best places to stay in South Florida! Featuring: The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Conrad Miami, Four Seasons Hotel Miami, InterContinental Miami, Atton Hotel, Fontainebleau, The Biltmore Hotel, The Setai, The Villa @ Casa Casuarina, The Standard, Trump National Doral and SLS Brickell.

Editor's Picks: Beauty

Make all your New Year's resolutions come true with some help from these beauticians! Featuring: Martha’s Unisex Hairstyling, The Smile Power, mySpa @ InterContinental, Smile Studio, Ecstasy Salon & Spa, Hair By Hisham, Rik Rak Salon, RazzleDazzle Barbershop, The Dental Studio, Paula Spa Holistic Care, Lutz Karpf and The Biltmore Spa.

Editor's Picks: Culinary

For all the foodies out there, check out some of the best restaurants to try out or revisit this year. Featuring: Costa Med, Perricone’s Marketplace & Cafe, Tutto Pizza & Pasta, Foss Marai, Cantina La Veinte, Kaori, Velvet Creme Doughnuts, Truluck’s, Clive’s Café, Blue Bottle Coffee, Fireman Derek’s, Quinto La Huella, Lightkeepers, Kazumi, Bazaar Mar, Meat Market, The Rusty Pelican and Sanguich De Miami.

Editor's Pick: Entertainment

Looking for some fun things to do this year? We've rounded up the best entertainment spots in town for you! Featuring: PAMM, Bill Baggs State Park, Florida Grand Opera, Crandon Park Tennis Center, Arsht Center, Biscayne Nature Center, Miami City Ballet, Fillmore Miami Beach, Frost Science, The Wynwood Yard, Tower Theater, Olympia Theater, Faena Theater, Ball & Chain and Miami Beach Botanical Gardens.

Editor's Picks: Home & Office

Looking to re-vamp your home this year? These local businesses can make your dreams come true. Featuring: Interiors By Studio South, El Dorado Furniture, Lineaire Designs, Iberia Tiles, California Closets Miami, Downsview Kitchens, Farrey’s Lighting + Bath, Kean Architectural Woodwork, TBD Design & Development, Home Design & Remodeling Show, Bargain Box Resale Shop and Kobi Karp.

Editor's Picks: Services

Let's face it, there are some things you just can't do yourself. No need to stress out, the following businesses have you covered! Featuring: Maritza Minor Photography, The Law Offices of Adorno-Cunill & Damas, P.L., Key Biscayne Pest Control, Malena Assing Photography, Lancaster & Reed, Computer Maintenance, Inc., KB Community Foundation, Magellan International Mortgage, IberiaBank, Charles Schwab, Sibila + Lage, PLLC, Key Languages, Paws 4 You, Frames USA, Worldwide Title, Voices For Children, United Way Of Miami-Dade, Orange Bowl Committee, Fundacion Armando El Futuro, Branches, Parkinson’s Foundation, Susan G. Komen Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, New York Life and SKIUSA.

Editor's Picks: Shopping

Treat yourself this year, you deserve it! Check out some of the places to shop in Miami. Featuring: Toy Town, Diamonds On The Key, Isa Zapata, Freddy’s Certified Diamonds & Fine Jewelry, Denise Cronwall, Downtown Coral Gables, Miami Design District, Pandora Jewelry, The Seybold Building, Mirto, Sazingg, Lafayette 148 New York, Thalassa Boom Resort Wear, Globaltex Fine Linens, Brilliance Jewels, Neiman Marcus Coral Gables, Bal Harbour Shops, Commenoz Gallery, Jorge Bischoff, The Lapel Project and Style Mafia.

Editor's Picks: Health & Wellness

New year, new you! Get on track physically and spiritually this year with some help from these experts. Featuring: Beraja Counseling Center, Pilates By Bernadette, Dr. T.J. Guiffrida, M.D., Dr. John J. Martin, Jr. M.D., Cure Fitness, Skanda Yoga, Equinox Fitness Club, mySpa @ InterContinental, Ultra Smile Dentistry, Mercy Hospital, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, Osteopathic Center, Grussmark Centre For Invisible Orthodontics, Baptist Health Express Care and U Health.