Issue – February 2011

OPEN ARMS

ONE Sotheby’s International Realty recently arrived in Key Biscayne and held a Tweet Up event where guests mingled and cocktails were served.

Beautiful Showcase

Diamonds on the Key celebrated their December 2010 Key Biscayne Magazine cover with an exclusive holiday fine jewelry open house to showcase their elaborate collections.

Tasty Beginnings

Puntino Restaurant rang in 2011 in style with decked out guests and quite the array of food and beverage offerings.

Cultural Soiree

The first alumni reception of Lynn University was held at the new Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center, one of South Florida’s newest state-of-the-are cultural venues.

Art Power

The Square Shopping Center hosted an evening of fundraising for a Haitian Art Exhibition. All the proceeds from the paintings that were sold benefit children in Haiti.

Splendid Time

Duchamp Jewelers hosted a private reception at The Ritz-Carlton South Beach, introducing Rodney Rayner, award-winning jewelry designer from London who launched his new jewelry collection

Creative Showing

Commenoz Gallery recently hosted a very successful and well-attended art exhibition by artist Jordi Prat.

ACT NOW

Act 4 Me and Essence Corp. hosted a special beauty day demonstration at The Ocean Club to help improve the lives of children with neurological disorders.

Diversions

Your guide to the best entertainment, shopping, dining, libations & relaxation in South Florida.

Key Couples

We scoured Key Biscayne to find couples that take the power of two to a whole new level. Their total devotion to one another is both inspirational and beautiful, and their responses to our questions will make you laugh, cry and fall in love all over again.

Key Players

Meet the people who are shaping the future of the communities they live in while inspiring everyone they meet along the way. Though their stories are all different and their backgrounds, histories, hopes and dreams vary, the one thing each has in common is a passion for what they do and their ability to see past themselves for the benefit of others. In the following pages, you’ll meet this issue’s Key Players and get a brief glimpse into their lives. If you happen to run into one of them during your daily routine, take a moment to salute them. They’ve earned it.

Wearable Art

Fashion and art have gone hand-in-hand since the beginning of time. Historically, as one evolves, so does the other. Get the best of both worlds this season with these creative looks sure to make you a walking conversation piece no matter where you go.

Utopian Abode

This grand home in Key Biscayne is the perfect place to launch a whole new life in paradise. Whether you love it for the interior spaciousness, the exterior beauty or the overwhelming amounts of compliments you’ll get from friends, family and neighbors, one thing’s certain: This residence is makes for quite the extravagant home.

From the Heart

Think outside the chocolate box this Valentine’s Day with these romantic gift ideas for him, her, both of you — or the entire family — all available right around the corner.

Dog’s Best Friend

The Animal Kingdom has a powerful advocate in Key Biscayner Alicia Aballi, founder of Born Free Shelter, an organization dedicated to helping abandoned dogs in South Florida find new homes.

Love Potion #9

This one’s got 9 oz. of liquid ready to be gulped up, one sip at a time — alone or with someone you love.

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Love Those Tunes

Sylvia Bennett’s much-anticipated CD release for I Wish You Love included a Dinner & Show held inside Mariposa at Neiman Marcus Coral Gables.

All United

The All For Venezuela fashion show in Key Biscayne benefitted Friends Of The Children Of Venezuela, a Miami-based nonprofit in charge of vulnerable and hospitalized children in Venezuela.