Lifestyle

Wellness Tech

COVID-19 accelerated the healthcare industry’s need for change, prompting companies to invest millions in new technology to improve efficiency and ensure sustainability such as a new initiative by DSignage and Medrics in South Florida.

Faithful Companions

A recent study shows that dogs are among a small group of animals who show voluntary unselfish kindness toward others without any reward. This is a trait dog lovers have known all along.

Stand Up!

Stripped to the bare essentials, Yamaha’s new SuperJet PWC is the aquatic version of a Ducati Monster superbike — a masterwork perfect for catching a wave or riding the tides.

Gorgeous Grapes

Every empty bottle is filled with a great story. Foss Marai is all about their profound love for the Conegliano-Valdobbiadene area, an unrivaled territory that boasts a centuries-long history in the art of producing sparkling wine.

City Love

Miami is bright, colorful and constantly buzzing. Want to shop? Romance your beloved? Enjoy a fabulous concert? Escape into the world of soul-moving art? Or go out for a bite? The city’s got you covered.

Island Inspiration

Optimism is in the air throughout Key Biscayne and beyond as residents and visitors alike agree that 2021 is off to a great start and the best is yet to come.

Once Upon A Kiss

This issue is dedicated to all things passion: LOVE...LIFE...YACHTS!

Tropical Indulgence

Make one of your New Year’s resolutions to greet each day with enthusiasm. From investigating a mystery to revisiting classic cars, viewing amazing artwork and enjoying live music galore, there are plenty of events, activities and places to explore.

Timeless Escapes

When you’re ready for a getaway in a historical property that combines unique design, a story to tell and gilded splendor — these iconic Florida inns are perfect for an unforgettable staycation in The Sunshine State.

All United

Due to the pandemic, nearly all aspects of everyday life have changed, and that is also true in the nonprofit sector. From financial support to volunteerism, non-profits are facing unprecedented obstacles.

Artistic Eye

Limitless possibilities is more than just a slogan at FrameWorks. It’s a way of life. The company believes that the greatest things in life are the ability to create, reinvent, innovate and contribute; to stretch boundaries and make what seems impossible, possible.

Italian Lightning

Ducati originally built bicycles equipped with an engine for more speed with less pedaling. Realizing not everyone wants a 170-mph superbike for a ride around the park, Ducati returns to its roots with the TK-01RR.

Entertainment Factor

Dogs are natural hams and make great actors. Bet you didn’t know Toto’s role in The Wizard Of Oz was actually a female Cairn Terrier named Terry, and the Taco Bell dog is a female Chihuahua named Gidget.

Future Forward

Usually around this time of year, I’m full speed ahead on resolutions and trying to develop new, more productive habits and hobbies.

Holidaze 2020

Enjoy the spirit of the holidays with tree lightings, family activities, festive food, drink and live performances. From classic events to new traditions, Miami has many activities to make the season more memorable.

Lush Respite

Los Cabos continues its rapid evolution as the go-to destination for savvy travelers looking for the perfect mix of breathtaking nature, delectable cuisine, innovative eco-tourism and unparalleled luxury.

Artistic Eye

Limitless possibilities is more than just a slogan at FrameWorks. It’s a way of life. The company believes that the greatest things in life are the ability to create, reinvent, innovate and contribute; to stretch boundaries and make what seems impossible, possible.

Nose Knows

Dog owners who swear that their furry best friend is in tune with their emotions are right. Scientists say that this feeling of interspecies connection is real: Dogs can smell your emotional state and adopt your emotions as their own.

Ride On

Rule #1 for a successful dinner party is a seating arrangement designed to avoid clashes over political or religious views while keeping EV owners away from Monster Truck fans. But suddenly it’s OK to seat Prius owners next to Hummer drivers.

Dear Santa

Most people have holiday traditions, regardless of what holiday they are celebrating. Brickell City Centre understands that’s more important than ever this year.

Perfect Bites

Regardless of what your plans are for the holidays, Mo’s Bundt Cakes will make sure the season is all about the bundt cake.

Breathe Easy

Masks are a must, but most don’t fit well or allow easy breathing, making wearing them on-the-go a bit of a challenge. LG’s wearable PuriCare HEPA air purifier mask changes all that.

Palate Pleasers

Having dinner with a friend, eating a romantic meal while on a date or celebrating a special event at a restaurant are all things we enjoy. Brickell City Centre offers some delicious new culinary experiences.

Sunny Disposition

I remember many years ago reading a poignant quote from Helen Keller that said: “

United Enjoyment

Fall in Miami is different from the rest of the country. While everyone else is shifting indoors, we’re reveling in al fresco entertainment for the entire family. There’s virtual fun as well.

Grand Reset

With the holidays around the corner and a highly anticipated launch to 2021 a few weeks away, a sense of reflection is in the air.

Ranches & Rodeos

Giddyup urbanites, it’s time to gather your Western gear, leave the asphalt pavement behind, and head to one of these Florida ranches or rodeos for a “posh meets rustic outdoor” good ol’ time in The Sunshine State.

Fab Fêtes

Entertaining at home during a pandemic is definitely different — and in many ways better. Hosts are very cautious and respectful of the situation and having smaller gatherings of immediate family members and close friends that yield memories that will last a lifetime.

Joyful Endeavor

Cheryl Plotkin Lopez believes a small deed goes a long way. This philosophy inspired her to start the non-profit “Foundation Building The Future” with her family.

New-Normal Hair

Increasingly, many are trying to find ways to get a salon look at home. It’s a trend that has boomed in popularity since the pandemic began. Luckily, Hair By Hisham has launched a solution.

Entertainment Oasis

The company who brought us vanishing TV sets and roll-away versions now brings us The Terrace. Samsung’s state-of-the-art outdoor 4K QLED TV and accompanying soundbar are the perfect fit for Miami’s year-round great weather and sprawling outdoor entertainment areas.

Haulin’ Volts

While Elon Musk gets all the media attention for his Tesla vehicles, rocket ships and son with an unpronounceable name, a handful of EV builders are right on his heels, creating very impressive vehicles.

Head-Turner

The first customer DBX destined for The Americas is turning heads at Aston Martin Residences in Miami, further complementing the residential development’s world-class ownership experience.

Power Plus

Designed for adrenaline-charged recreation and billed as the world’s most technically advanced and powerful electrically powered “hyper bicycle” — the Swind EB-01 has an official top speed of 60 mph.

Redefining “Special”

Adopting a special needs animal is a noble act of compassion like no other. These dogs can require more time and be a bit costly, so one needs to think carefully before making the commitment. But know that they’re as amazing, loyal and affectionate companions as any other dog — if not more so!

Art Fix

Always-innovative Downtown Coral Gables is bringing South Florida a pioneering first-of-its-kind curated art experience through the Gables Art Collective.

Peace & Joy

The strangest “social” season in history is upon us and everyone is wondering what the holidays and New Year’s Eve will look like this year.

Best Life

With everything from socially distanced voting rallies to virtual fundraisers, ballet performances and classes accessible from your home or office, Miami remains as vibrant as ever.

Natural Wonders

Florida has more springs than any place else in the world, supporting entire ecosystems and connecting Floridians to 90% of their drinking water. There are over 1,000 springs in The Sunshine State, many found within national and state parks, and several are privately owned.

Hands Of Time

Unlike the plot of the Back To The Future movies, most of us don’t get a chance to go back in time and re-do or undo what we wish we could change. So we did the next best thing and asked some Miami professionals what they would tell their younger selves.

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Key Couples

Love comes in many forms — but few romances can compare to the perfect pairings in paradise you are about to meet. Herewith: A glimpse into the love stories behind some of Key Biscayne’s most dynamic duos.

Exclusive Living

Allegro Doral has been rebranded from Senior Living to Active Adult Apartment Homes. The recently launched name is Allegro 55+. It’s a “New Name, Same Lifestyle.”