Encounters w/ Rotary Club of Key Biscayne

The 3rd Annual Brazilian Night by the Rotary Club of Key Biscayne and Flying High For Haiti was held at KB Beach Club, with all proceeds benefitting Ecole Du Village in Haiti.

Encounters w/ Baptist Health

Key Biscayne residents Tim & Lourdes Jofre-Collett hosted an intimate event to inform friends and neighbors of the hope, promise and clinical excellence offered at Baptist Health South Florida’s Miami Cancer Institute.

Encounters w/ EWM

EWM hosted an open house for relators to tour a new construction listing on 545 Glenridge Road in Key Biscayne. Brunch was served while touring te smart home and enjoying unique views from its roof top terrace.


The last bastion for so many of our ecosystem’s indigenous species, Christopher Boykin of the Pelican Harbor Seabird Station provides a compassionate service for some of our city’s most distinctive residents. Featuring Pelican Harbor Seabird Station, Christopher Boykin. Text by Ryan Jarrell

No Limits

An activist and educator changing lives all across our coasts, no challenge seems too titanic for Deborah Mellen, one of Key Biscaye’s most heartful philanthropists. Featuring Deborah Mellen, Text by Ryan Jarrell

Compass Entertainment

A first-generation Cuban artist and unimpeachable portion of our city’s artistic community, Abstrk’s work encapsulates the whole of an ever-complex civic consciousness. Featuring Abstrk. text by Ryan Jarrell

Compass Beauty

‘Tis that season again, time to adorn yourself with all things that shimmer, twinkle and shine — your beauty must-haves for the holidays are here. Featuring Givenchy, Dior Beauty, Mac Cosmetics. Text by Francesca Cruz


Eric Smith believes that everyone has an artistic expression that is waiting to be unleashed. Through his company, Redwood Media Group, which owns 6 fine art shows across the country, he is giving back. Featuring Eric Smith, Redwood Media Group, Text by Sandy Lindsey

Artistic Adventures

Able experts at navigating one of the world's most creative of carouses, we’ve corralled some choice tips for curating a delightful and hassle-free experience during this year’s Art Week. Featuring Art Basel Miami Beach,

Compass Balance

As an International Yoga Teacher & Co-Owner of Miami Life Center, Kino MacGregor offers sound advice on how you can transform and bring yoga into your life within 30 days with her new book The Yogi Assignment. Text by Sandy Fernandez. Featuring: Yoga Instructor & Social Media Influencer Kino MacGregor, The Yogi Assignment and Miami Life Center.

Compass Connoisseur

It’s one of the many marvels of our idyllic island: That Chef Joao “Juca” Oliveira of Tutto Pizza & Pasta is one of the true rock stars of the gastronomical world. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Executive Chef Joao “Juca” Oliveira, Mickey Rourke, Eddie Murphy and Prince and Tutto Pizza & Pasta.

Compass Wardrobe

Venezuelan sisters Ana & Mariana Quintero bring global style essentials to Miami from the world with their Aussie-inspired Quiwi House, a a must-shop for any Magic City woman aiming to socialize with the fashionable and fabulous. Text by Mariela Ortega. Featuring: Quiwi House, Ana & Mariana Quintero.

Compass Health

A doctor dedicated unendingly to his patients, Dr. Ritesh Kaushal turned ER banter into a lifesaving program that’s benefitted hundreds. Text by Sandy Fernandez. Featuring: Dr. Ritesh Kaushal Interventional Neurologist & Comprehensive Stroke Program Medical Director at Palmetto General Hospital and Hialeah Police & Fire Department.

The 411

Spotlighting news, launches, happenings, products & places in and around South Florida for November 2017! Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Christmas Tree Lighting at Bayfront Park, Vizcaya Ball: A Night Of A Thousand Stars, Miami Jazz Co-Op, Open Stage Club, Marc Anthony, American Airlines Arena, Beaux Arts Ball, Fundación Armando El Futuro’s 8th Annual Tennis Tournament (in memory of Edward L. Plotkin), Gucci, Coco Capitan, Grizzly Bear, The Fillmore Miami Beach, Topdog/Underdog, Adrienne Arsht Center, Santa’s Enchanted Forest, Run2Date!, Sensatia, Faena Theatre, Ivan Belaustegui, IGI Playground, Copper 29, GLAM Vegan, Inner Balance Studio Sensei Iana Malcolm and Full Body Hatha Flow Class.

Compass Shopping

An on-trend entrepreneur recasting consignment for the modern day Miamian, Angie Ferrer Domecq, Founder & Principal of ViBe Consignment, sat down to give us The 411 on pre-loved designer pieces. Text by Hugh Marchand. Featuring: Angie Ferrer Domecq and ViBe Consignment.

September 2017


After watching The True Cost, a documentary about the clothing industry and its impact on the world, Gabriella Smith knew more needed to be done to raise awareness about the wastage of fashion going into landfills. The result is The UpCycle Project. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Featuring: The True Cost, Gabriella Smith and The UpCycle Project.

September 2017

Compass Balance

Following up on the success of her two meditation albums in Spanish, popular Holistic Life Coach, Certified ThetaHealing Instructor, Motivator & Meditation Leader Lorena Coyle has released her first English album: EON Meditations For The Soul. Featuring Lorena Coyle, EON Meditations For The Soul, Text by Sandy Lindsey


At some point in her life, Sofia Victoria De La Pena has played nearly every sport: soccer, tennis, golf, volleyball, swimming, etc. In 2012, her zeal for physical activity and her wish to better her community through service led to her launching Fit Kids Day. Featuring Sofia Victoria De La Pena, Fit Kids Day, Mario Diaz-Ballart,

It's Always Sunny

Ready to go from cool to pool? Let the spicy Miami sunlight bring the graphic geometry and boldness from our curated selection of summer looks to life. Featuring Nick Garcia for BlindLight Studio, Jhon Jairo Santos, Janica Compte, y Chanel @ The Webster, Miami Beach, Stuart Weitzman @ Capretto Shoes, Panarea Couture, Fendi @ Designer Eyes, Brickell City Centre, Noralozza, Philippe Barland, Balmain, Gucci, Tommy Hilfiger Collection, Oscar De La Renta, Macchiavella, Fit Mama, Agua Bendita, @ CityPlace Doral, Macchiavella, Dior, Marni, Chloé, Mara Hoffman, Alaïa, Olympia Le-Tan, Miu Miu, Saint Laurent,

Body Shifters

Confident that your best body is just a few sessions away, meet the top trainers making Miami mighty, one workout regimen at a time. Featuring Bernadette Ceravolo, Pilates Center By Bernadette, Alex Cure, Cure Fitness, William Cameron, Lina Vallejo, Skanda Yoga Studio, Robert Didonato, Myocortex,

Pure Pampering

Suffering from the slings of a bad hair day? Or just feel that the comforting treatments you deserve have been few and far between? We’ve found a few pampering professionals ready to give you the top-tier treatment you deserve. Featuring Bobby Barros, Ecstasy Salon Spa, Martha Fernandez, Martha’s Salon, Gustavo Berroeta, Rik Rak Salon,

Skier's Jewel

A favorite amongst the world’s most expert skiers, the Ski Portillo resort in Portillo, Chile, remains relatively unknown by the general public. SKIUSA Founder & Principal Eduardo Gaz, who has been going to this idyllic destination for the past 21 consecutive years, thinks it’s the perfect way to beat Florida’s summer heat. Featuring Ski USA, Eduardo Gaz, Miguel Purcell. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Compass The Arts

An award-winning photographer reinvigorating contemporary family portraiture, Stephanie Anders has built an entire career on capturing intimate moments. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Stephanie Anders.

Compass Giving

Oswaldo “Ozz” Negri says he’s blessed to be able to make a career out of he favorite thing in the world: Racing; and to be fortunate enough to be able to give back by raising awareness about causes close to his heart. Text by Bill Lindsey. Featuring: Oswaldo “Ozz” Negri, Michael Shank Racing Team, the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France, Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona in 2012 and Camp Boggy Creek.

Compass St yle

As a defining design house, trend titans Louis Vuitton announce an exciting collaboration with famed artist Jeff Koons. Text by Hugh Marchand. Featuring: Louis Vuitton, Jeff Koons, Takashi Murakami, Stephen Sprouse, Daniel Buren, Koons-Vuitton Collaboration, Gazing Ball, Da Vinci, Rubens and Van Gogh.

Compass Pets

What makes our idyllic island summers even better? Someone to share them with! Which is exactly why we recommend the below furry friends, sourced from select local shelters and rescues throughout the city. Also check out some insight from Dee Hoult, CEO of Applause Your Paws, on why dog's are afraid of elevators. Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Dee Hoult, Applause Your Paws and Yelp.

Compass Finance

Find out what Richard Reed, CPA and M. Tax, has to say about the tax benefits of investing in Key Biscayne real estate. Also check out some entertaining facts about taxes! Text by Sandy Lindsey. Featuring: Richard Reed, CPA, M. Tax, Lancaster & Reed and Key Biscayne.

Compass Oasis

Homeowner complaints that their General Contractor won’t pay attention to them abound. Here’s the 411 on those delay tactics and how to find the right fit when it comes to home improvement projects. Text by Bill & Sandy Lindsey.

Key Player

The example set by her hardworking parents has led Diaset Cabrera to put an equal passion into everything she does, including her enthusiastic marketing for the trendsetting Pandora jewelry brand. Text by Bill Lindsey. Photos by Edward Leal. Featuring: Diaset Cabrera Sr. Marketing Manager for The Boolchand Group, Pandora, Miami International Mall, Brickell City Centre and Pandora DO Spring Collection.

Key Player

Alexia Kim specializes in U.S. & International Tax matters, with a focus on international clients who live abroad, just moved to the country or otherwise feel frustrated because they are not familiar with the complexities of U.S. taxation. Text by Bill Lindsey. Photo by Edward Leal. Featuring: Alexia Kim, FIU, Yonsei University in South Korea, Lancaster & Reed, U.S. and International Tax & Advisory Service, 401(k) and IRA.