Key Player

Thomas Chipman began playing golf with his father when he was 5 years old. At 11, he started playing competitively, and by age 15 he was a scratch golfer and knew he wanted to be a pro. Featuring Thomas Chipman, Golf for Golf Miami-Dade, Crandon Golf at Key Biscayne. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Encounters w/ Sazingg

Sazingg held their annual fundraiser for Pan y Amor in Nicaragua. — Photos by Maritza Minor 1. Maria Patricia Somarriba, Carolina Apey 2. Sol Vivas, Irene Zingg 3. Irene Zingg, Irene Ulivi 4. Irene Zingg, Ines Ulloa 5. Sol Vivas, Maria Patricia Somarriba, Maritza Minor, Ana Somarriba

Encounters @ White Dot Gallery

White Dot Gallery hosted the Patricia Field Art & Fashion exhibition, showcasing wearable art by different New York Artist. — Photos by Maritza Minor 1. Giada Baselice, Patricia Field 2. Alejandra Paredes, Shail Shah, Christophoro Pignata 3. Michael Robinson, Abbie Lipton, Tina Paul, Alan T. 4. Richard Alvarez, Sheba Legend, Kevin McHugh 5. Andrea Fusero, Marthica Galvis, Gianmarco Scotti, Bianca & Mathia Liverani 6. Marina Zagorac, Valentina Shah 7. Sofia Sohl, Soledad Lowe 8. Javier Trujillo, Rachel Garcia 9. Tina Paul, Arlene Ayalin 10. Antonio Penuela, Maria Garcia, Roger Zwickel

Encounters w/ Park Lane Residential

Park Lane Residential held an Open House & Holiday Bazaar to benefit La Casita Foundation, with the mission to educate women by nourishing the body and soul. — Photos by Maritza Minor 1. Maria Adelaida Ospina, Ana Maria Guzman, Pili Arosemena, Giovanna Albano 2. Mark Chatburm, Erika Hoffman-Planas 3. Claudia Giardinella, Mariela Hoffman, Marimi Rosales 4. Jennifer Carnero, Maria Tenorio 5. Giselle Gallardo, Pili Arosemena, Cristina Escobar 6. Daniela Betancourt, Carmen Ricaurte 7. Patricia Arango, Adriana Castro, Sara DeChamps, Adriana Rocchetta 8. Nicole Alvarez, Daniela Salgado 9. Erika Hoffman-Planas, Andrea Guerrero, Jorge Planas 10. Beatriz Romero, Victoria Rosales

Encounters w/ Lions Club

The Lions Club held their annual holiday party celebration at The Key Biscayne Yacht Club. — Photos by Maritza Minor 1. Mikel Achaval, Allan Joseph, Roberto Gentilini 2. Dr. Jaime Vergara, Catterina Cueto 3. Maria Rusel, Martin Murphy, Elizabeth Maloff 4. Johnny Catanio, Nora & Antonio Camejo 5. Yiannis Zavitsianos, Albert Velaz 6. Emma Ramos, Glenn DeGrood, Estrella Cueto 7. Elvio & Rita Gimenez, Betty Barrera, Luis Olarte 8. Todd Jonas, Linda Forrest, Kieran McGuinness 9. Edith DeGrood, Emma Ramos, Andrea Ricaurte, Estrella Cueto, Luey Sidebottom 10. Barbara Levito, Ralph Caputo

Encounters w/ Park Lane Residential

Park Lane Residential held a cocktail party to celebrate the holidays at The Key Biscayne Yacht Club. — Photos by Maritza Minor 1. Diana Zubillaga, Annie De La Rosa, Mark Chatburn, Gabriela Cadena 2. Mariela & Peter Hoffmann 3. Jorge Planas, Erika Hoffmann- Planas 4. Saniela Pescarolo, Cinthya Espinoza, Xaviera Martinez 5. Christina Viteri, Carolina Parra 6. Gabriela Cadena, Mark Chatburn 7. Alejandra Parra, Charlie Seninario 8. Miguel Hidalgo, Juan Sebastian Espinoza

Encounters @ Pilates Zone

The students of Pilates Zone gave guests the performance of a lifetime with a special Once Upon A Dream aerial skills showcase. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. Alicia Otero, Sofia Garcia, Karla Vivas, Catalina Hirsch Joaquina Zito, Clementina Capriles, Paola Poggioli 2. Daniela Acero, Maria Arena 3. Juan Furiati, Mariela Blanco, Uribe 4. Nubia Pineda, Nubia Abaji 5. Cristian Nardi, Paola Poggioli, Francisco Puentes, Harold Escotet 6. Catalina Hirsch, Alicia Otero, Giglia Mayer, Nancy Matos, Daniela Paredes, Paulina Saade 7. Daniela, Rogelio, Maria Luisa & Maria Eduardo Bonfim 8. Victoria Aulet, Paola Poggioli, Betty De Aragon 9. Paulina Saade, Gretel Capriles Saade 10. Nubia Abaji, Isabella Gonzalez 11. Nathalia Quiros, Claudia Cordido

Encounters @ Toy Town

Key Biscayne’s favorite toy store, Toy Town, held their annual Christmas party at The Square, complete with a special visit from Santa himself! — Photos by Maritza Minor 1. Ivette Fernandez-Chaustre, Lia & Vince Chaustre, Laudy Ibarra, Alessandra & Matias Contrera 2. Vanessa & Carolina De Acedo 3. Patricia Somarriba, Valeria Stevvhi, Katie Greg 4. Valentina & Santiago Guevara, Camila Carrasco 5. Cynclare Rodriguez, Mary Tague, Stacia Smith-Bahamondes 6. Fernanda, Federica, Beatriz & Fabriana Lauria 7. Penelope & Carolina Portela 8. Luciana & Lorena Martins, Nicholas & Karenye McCarthy, Kiki & Thomas Haberfeld 9. Giulia, Pietro & Renato Brandileone 10. Karol Diaz, Michelle Camps, Anahi Gomez 11. Elena & Ana Maria Sierra

Encounters @ The Village Green

This year’s Winter Fest at The Village Green was one to remember for all the families in attendance. — Photos by Maritza Minor 1. Alessandra,Yvette & Andres Zambrano 2. Ron Erbel, Mike Palmer, Thomas Whiteside, Joe & Blas Palmer 3. Mary Tague, Michelle Camps 4. Sofia Lopez Malo, Sara DeChamps, Emilia Lopez Malo 5. Heidi, Lorenzo & Leo Brito 6. Adele Fiber, Mariama Leger 7. Elena & Misha Rakova 8. Kylie & Karina Antorga 9. Cecilia Braham, Laura Amescua 10. David & Emma Die-Dienez 11. Erika Hoffman-Planas & Jorge Planas 12. Jack Thorton, Alejandroa Marion, Thomas, Thomas, Maite & Mathew Thorton, Teo Zucorini

Power Houses 2017

The real estate market remains booming in Brickell and beyond. From unforgettable showings to tips and tricks of the trade, their stories will give you a unique glimpse into their hectic lives and might even inspire you to find a new home or two. Text by Ryan Jarrell Photos by Edward Leal. Featuring: Brigitte Nachtigall of Great Properties Int’l Realty, Doug Kinsley of Fortune Int’l Realty, Cristian Gonzalez-Black of Fortune Int’l Realty, Giulietta Ulloa of EWM — Christie’s Int’l Real Estate, Daniel Gaviria of Great Properties Int’l, Carmen Casadella of Fortune Development Sales, Olga Monson of Fortune Int’l Realty, Carlos & Victor Coto of The Coto Group and One Sotheby’s Int’l Realty, Claudine Coto Knautz of The Coto Group and One Sotheby’s Int’l Realty, Rocio Granados of Fortune Int’l Realty, Florencia Capiel Moni of EWM Realtors, Kari Madera of Fortune Int’l Realty, Joan McCaughan & Carlos Mandiola of Coldwell Banker, Maureen & Emmalu Jauregui of Fortune Int’l Realty, Mark Chatburn of Park Lane Residential, Lorraine Neumann of Brown Harris Stevens, Jacquie C. Gallardo of Brown Harris Stevens, Vivianna Franchy of E-Realty Int’l, Spencer Raymond of EWM Realty Int’l, Jorge Boj of Great Properties Int’l and Gloria Ramirez of Great Properties Int’l.

Compass Metropolis

Miami is thronged with titans of the development industry. But where do such powerhouses come from? Meet ROVR Development, a heavyweight in the making. Featuring The Fairchild Coconut Grove, Oscar Rodriguez, Ricardo Vadia, East Edgewater. Text by Ryan Jarrell

Compass The Arts

It behooves us to glimpse the lives of those who have endured great tragedy. Gary Nader, acclaimed Art Director & Gallerist, brings Miami a learning moment in The Crossing Point. Featuring Rena Effendi, The Crossing Point, Gary Nader Art Centre, the Radcliffe Foundation Refugee Crisis Fund. Text by Ryan Jarrell

Key Player

With The Other Dimension, Cuban-born Miami Artist Antuan Rodriguez addresses the ongoing human quest for universal communication through forms, symbols and codes. Featuring Antuan Rodriguez, the Museum Of Contemporary Art North Miami, The Other Dimension. Text by Sandy Lindsey


Over the past 15 years, Sheila Womble has created programs that serve children from infancy to high school, opened a studio in the West Grove and led Arts For Learning through a period of significant growth. Featuring Sheila Womble, Arts For Learning, Jane Gilbert. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Mixed Media

Graphic, threedimensionality and texture combine to seize the perfect juxtaposition between fine art and clothing design. Featuring Nick Garcia for BlindLight Studio, Jhon Jairo Santos, Angeles Almuna, Kate Martin, Sofie D’hoore, En Avance, Chloé, Capretto Shoes, Anselm Reyle: Untitled: Goiland Black Dripping, Monica Sordo, Boho Hunter, Altuzarra, Tomas Maier, Neiman Marcus, Shops At Merrick Park, Jesus Rafael Soto: Armonia Ambigua, Gary Nader Fine Art, Sacai, Jorge Pardo: Untitled, Dodo Bar Or, Saint Laurent, Victor Vasarely: Darac II, Style Mafia, MSGM, Frank Stella: The Mat-Maker, Françoise Montague, Fabian Marcaccio: New Ground Management

Key Pieces

Gallery Vs. Home: Eduardo Constantini, a selfmade Argentine development magnate with a deep appreciation of the arts asks Miami: What’s the difference? The answer can be found around every turn at Oceana Key Biscayne. Featuring Oceana Key Biscayne, Eduardo Costantini, Yabu Pushelberg, MALBA (Museo de Arte Latinoamerican de Buenos Aires), Beatriz Milhazes, Artur Lescher, Leo Battistelli, Bernardo Fort-Brescia, Arquitectonica. Text by Ryan Jarrell.

Compass Real Estate

Even in a seller’s market, curb-appeal is king. Below are some quick and quirky ways to gild your garden and liven up your lawn. Also check out what Daniel De La Vega has to say about the next real estate cycle and what it means for Miami and its buyers. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Daniel De La Vega, President of ONE Sotheby’s International Realty.

Compass Giving

Brad McMorris can’t slow down. He works full-time managing over 600 clients and hundreds of millions of dollars at Wells Fargo Advisors. When he was diagnosed with Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease (YOPD), it could’ve been his excuse to slow down, but it only made him pick up the pace. As Told to Jorge Arauz. Featuring: Brad McMorris, Wells Fargo Advisors, Arch & McMorris Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC., National Parkinson Foundation’s South Florida Chapter, Dr. Michael S. Okun, Personal Trainer Bradley Murcia and Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease.

Compass Finance

Great works of literature tell us that for every occasion, there’s a season, and large, costly items are no different. Below are the prime times to make big buys. Also check out tips from Mey-Ling Perez, Sr. VP, Private Banking & Wealth Management at Sabadell United Bank on starting your own fir. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Mey-Ling Perez, Sr. VP, Private Banking & Wealth Management at Sabadell United Bank.

Compass Beaut y

Reaching one’s target weight can be a taxing task. Also check out what Dr. John Martin, Board-Certified Oculofacial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon, has to say about the technology available to remove fat without surgery. Check out a quick series of petite lifehacks that can help you shed those willful excess lbs. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Dr. John Martin, Board-Certified Oculofacial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon, Williams College, Harvard Medical School and Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami.

Compass Eco

Whether you want nature to surround you on the ground in your home’s backyard or up high in the sky on your balcony, there’s one addition you might want to add to your indoor or outdoor oasis: the Tower Garden by Juice Plus. Text by Cecilia Dubon Slesnick. Featuring: Tower Garden by Juice Plus and Antonella Palazio.

Interior Influx

These interior design pros are ready to help you create the home of your dreams with stunning insight and expert attention to every last detail. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Photos by Johnny Arraiz. Project Photos Courtesy of Respective Designers. Featuring: Paige Farrey of Farrey’s Lighting + Bath, Hope Chandelier by Luce Plan, Devon & Devon from Florence, Italy, Laufen, LZF, Agatha Pendant, FLOS, Carl Abernathy of Downsview Kitchens, Anselmo Hernandez of El Dorado Furniture, Alonzo Sofa, Sacha White Bench, Milani Gray Leather Sofa, Nest Coffee Table, James Gray Power Motion Leather Sofa, Hudson Rustic Java Extendable Dining Table, The Gaspy White Power Motion Leather Sofa, Verso Coffee Table and The Ella White Queen Platform Bed.


Stephanie Berman Eisenberg, President & CEO of Carrfour Supportive Housing, helps our community’s most vulnerable individuals attain stable, long-term housing. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila. Photo Provided by Carrfour Supportive Housing. Featuring: Carrfour Supportive Housing and Stephanie Berman Eisenberg


Anyone who’s ever watched Don Draper do practically anything knows a home bar is the cat’s pajamas, the bee’s knees. Below are several tips to help you elevate your general level of elegance Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Stitching Around, Royal Monogramming and Professional Glass Engraving.

Compass Money

Being able to laugh at yourself is a sign of an optimistic personality and improves your mood. So take a moment from the serious nature of money and enjoy our unconventional dictionary of common financial terms. Text by Sandy Lindsey

September 2016


Fashion influencer and photographer Angeles Almuna battles breast cancer in style as she documents and shares her experience through social media where she finds hope in human connections. Featuring Angeles Almuna. Text by Estrellita S Sibila

September 2016

Compass Lit

When Bestselling Author Jeffrey S. Stephens launched his nail-biting, page-turning first novel in 2007, its success would result in an unprecedented series that has the world on the edge of its seat anxiously awaiting the next installment. Featuring Jeffrey S. Stephens. Text by Anja Maltav

September 2016

Financial Future

An international heritage coupled with a strong local footprint allows Sabadell United Bank to deliver the capabilities of a global bank with the personal touch of a community bank, as well as offer a unique sensitivity to the needs of South Florida’s multicultural clientele. Featuring Sabadell United Bank, Mayra Mesa. Text SANDY LINDSEY

September 2016

Superior Surface

Designers, architects, builders and homeowners agree: Porcelain tiles, natural stone, mosaics, granite, marble, quartz, limestone and onyx slabs are a “must” in any high-end project. Iberia Tiles provides one-stop shopping for surfaces with its extensive selection of luxury materials. Featuring Iberia Tiles, Rosa Sugrañes,Carlos Ferrando. Text by Sandy Lindsey

September 2016

Encounters @ Costa Med

Costa Med celebrated a special wine dinner series entitled “Taste Of Mendoza” by Argentian Chef Mariano Araya with Chakana Wines by Gonzalo Perez 1. Alberto & Bibi Delfino, Antonio & Elisa Braschi 2. Victor Tapia, Ramon Rodriguez 3. Brian Tague, Frances Reaves, Nancy & Peter Harrison, Mary Tague 4. Marina & Gaston Gonzalez-Bonorino 5. Florencia Dalla-Torres, Gonzalo Perez 6. Luciana Ribenboim, Claudia Leme, Suzana Bethlem, Paula Sinclair 7. Isabella Molinaro, Alexandra Therrien-Larsson 8. Adriana Mavris, Carolina Villanueva 9. Antonio Braschi, Mariano Araya, Gonzalo Perez 10. Fiona & Jacques Moros 11. Carlos & Isabel Kubler 12. Juanita & Harry Borrelli 13. Roberto & Debbie Heros

September 2016