Lifestyle

New Decade

As we usher in a very prosperous 2020, make sure your social calendar stays more dynamic than ever with the latest happenings and exclusive experiences around town.

Exercise Companions

Is one of your new year’s resolutions to get healthier? Dogs are great workout buddies. Not only do they help us get more exercise, dog owners are also more likely to stick to fitness plans than those who walk with other humans or alone.

Lift Off

Montegrappa’s Moon Landing Limited Edition has been engineered and realized with an astonishing likeness to the modular craft that powered the Apollo missions.

Heart Strong

Renowned heart surgeon Romualdo Segurola, MD, FACS and Jackson Health System have formed Jackson Heart Institute. With this addition, we have Miami’s most comprehensive heart program, able to provide anything from minimally invasive cardiac surgery to highly specialized cardiac procedures to life-saving heart transplants for adult and pediatric patients.

Eco Gorgeous

Being environmentally conscious means different things to different people. To these top beauty firms, it means that recycling alone might be a good first step and they’re doing something about it.

Ready, Jetset…

When I earned my milestone 50th passport stamp this passed Thanksgiving with a soul-soothing trip to the BVI with my beautiful globetrotting wife

9 Harbor Point

Welcome to one of the most refined waterfront residences in Florida, nestled on the only private road in Key Biscayne, this magnificent home sits on an oversized lot with direct Biscayne Bay and Miami skyline views.

Beachy Keen

Billed as the “Quintessential Miami Waterfront Restaurant,” Amara at Paraiso is making Biscayne Bay weekends even more festive with the relauch of their famous Weekend Beach Party.

Perfect Pairings

Men have long enjoyed the pleasures of a fine cigar as they sip brandy or whiskey. Today, the art of perfect pairings has moved into coffee, wine and even beer. We explore the tricks to ensuring harmony between your cigar and your drink.

Land Of Wonder

Home to Geishas and Harajukus, skyscrapers and cherry blossoms, karaoke bars and Buddhist temples, as well as the latest technology melding with ancient ceremonies, Tokyo blends modern and traditional culture into a dazzling city like no other.

The 411

Spotlighting news, launches, happenings, products & places in and around South Florida.

Seeing Is Believing

There’s perhaps no social phenomenon as grand as Art Basel and the scores of satellite fairs that it has inspired year after year during Miami Art Week. Herewith: We offer some must-see experiences to add to the agenda as you go off in search of the artwork of your dreams.

Pass The Avocado

Turkey with stuffing. The Christmas ham. Blackeyed peas, cornbread and collard greens for good luck in the New Year. Enough holiday food. It’s time to remember that we live in the south and nothing is more tropical than delicious, nutritious avocados.

Social Currency

What’s a better conversation starter than a dog? From fellow dog-walkers to just random people complimenting your pet, social connections become much easier and definitely more fun with a dog. And going to the dog park pretty much guarantees you’ll meet a new friend!

Al Fresco Excellence

While the rest of the U.S. is heading indoors, Miami is still basking in al fresco dining with the best views on the river at Seaspice Brasserie & Lounge.

Just Relax

What if a healthier mind and body were available at the click of a button? Well, they are. The increasingly popular trend of guided meditations is allowing users to kick bad habits and replace them with good ones — one session at a time.

Advancing Rum

Rum is evolving, with increased interest in its products, origins and history. As people become true rum connoisseurs, Ron Abuelo is helping lead this “reinvention” trend.

Urban Warrior

One would never guess that Juan Raul Hoyos has had no formal artistic training when looking at how brilliantly he fuses photography, painting and sculpture in his works that have attracted collectors the world over.

Drawing Crowds

Inspired by the bodacious excitement of old-fashioned medicine shows, Baba Yaga Arts Wagon is a traveling stage where people from all walks of life can gather and build a community around the arts.

Stress-Free Shopping

Immerse yourself in the festive décor and spirit of the season at Brickell City Centre. Meet, mingle and shop! shop! shop! as retailers offer seasonal in-store experiences for stress-free shopping.

Amazing Arrival

Guests visiting the British Virgin Islands can benefit from personalized greeter service in both St. Thomas, USVI and upon arrival in the BVI — creating a professional BVI experience even before you arrive on their shores.

Everglades Virtuosos

AIRIE is an exceptional residency that brings multi-disciplinary artists to the Everglades to spread awareness, conservation and preservation efforts of the fragile ecosystem that is the heartbeat of our state.

Change The World

While attending the Endeavor Miami Annual High-Impact Gala earlier this year, my wife and I met some incredible people doing incredible things in and around our Magic City.

Caribbean Delight

Surrounded by crystal-clear turquoise waters, the British Virgin Islands is a diverse collection of 60 islands, each with its own distinct personality. The best way to explore Nature’s Little Secrets, and make the most of your precious days of revitalization, is to island hop during the adventure of a lifetime.

Social Savor

Skip the pies and sweets this Thanksgiving and get your pumpkin fix in a martini glass instead! Go ahead, take a sip. You have a lot to be thankful for.

Haute Tots

Tater tots aren’t just for kids. Forget everything you know about this divine finger food that brings back happy memories of childhood and get ready to indulge like never before.

Wynwood North

Take a stroll through the streets of Downtown Hollywood and you may do a double-take. No, you’re not in Wynwood. You’re viewing the Downtown Hollywood Mural Project’s collection of curated outdoor murals by local, national and internationally recognized artists.

Sleek Perfection

Just as the first Porsche 911 bears a striking resemblance to the latest offering from Stuttgart, so too has Zeelander’s iconic yacht design evolved, while remaining true to its roots. Both epitomize style, grace and sensuality.

Ocean Saviors

Contemporary artists have long had a strong bond to the beauty and mystery that is the ocean. The following create powerful visualizations that pay homage to the beauty of the sea as well as make a statement on human impact.

Patient Pups

Waiting for the right family can take time for a shelter dog, even those featured on our pages. Don’t assume the dog is immediately adopted. Always check with the shelter if you’re interested, the pup may still be there just waiting to go home with you.

Finance Leaders

The Master’s programs at the Miami Business School at the University of Miami offer several convenient options for people who want to further their knowledge to advance in their current job or prepare themselves for a career change.

Facial Contouring

No one likes that loose skin in the neck and accompanying jowling that is yet another indignity of aging. Until recently, the only way to fix this was a facelift or necklift. Now there’s Facetite and Accutite.

Flex Reflection

Most home gyms have mirrors. But not like this. Turn on the Mirror Interactive Home Gym and what looks like just another standard full-length mirror transforms your home into an immersive studio workout without all the bulky equipment.

Easy Entertaining

JW Marriott Marquis Miami and famed Chef Daniel Boulud’s Boulud Sud Miami have the perfect party spaces for holiday celebrations. From intimate lunches and dinners to grand holiday parties, there’s an ideal venue for every gathering.

Tranquilo y Tropical

I ’m writing this letter on a lazy Sunday as I’m swaying in my backyard hammock, catching some rays and enjoying a *hot* autumn breeze.

The 411

Spotlighting news, launches, happenings, products & places in and around South Florida.

Better World

Africa is recognized as the “Cradle of Life” and the time has arrived to give back and nurture its critical wildlife, in-need communities and tribal cultures. Let’s come together to help save — and discover — this magnificent continent through philanthropic travel.

Magic Touch

If you’re looking to plan a high-profile private party, charitable event, an off-the-charts anniversary dinner, or a kid’s birthday they’ll remember forever, look no further than Maggie Creative Design. The highly talented team, led by Maggie Schell, specializes in bringing an element of surprise to the most elegant of events.

Enabling Creativity

Art plays a vital role in modeling our perspectives and enriching our lives. They inspire, challenge and expand our minds. Simply put, art is what makes us human. Here’s how you can help.

Gourmand Getaway

From local dishes to haute cuisine with Caribbean island flair, the British Virgin Island’s culinary scene is as diverse as the islands themselves. There’s no better time to indulge your palate than during the simply scrumptious BVI Food Fête.

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Improved Perfection

Grand Banks yachts are iconic due to classic looks, practical design and the ability to go as far as the owner cares to venture. The new GB 54 does all that, while managing to sneak in a few high-tech improvements.

Grove Gem

Mr. C Residences Coconut Grove is a contemporary take on classic European living. It is Old World sophistication and modern comfort infused with the Grove’s maritime tradition, and four generations of the Ciprianis’ perfectly serviced lifestyle experience.