Issue – March 2010

Breakfast Bazaar

The 5th Annual Nicaraguan breakfast, bazaar, raffle and fashion show by Coco Paris at Rusty Pelican was a success that benefitted Manos del Sur Nicaragua-Asociacion Pan y Amor.

Helping haiti

The Square Shopping Center and Key Biscayne Community Foundation hosted a fundraiser to aid the neglected children of Haiti. Key Biscayne Chamber of Commerce President Michele Estevez personally delivered all of the goods collected at the event.

FAB @ 40!

As Ernersto Peralta turned the Big Four-O, he had a wonderful time with all his friends and family, many of whom came from Mexico to celebrate. It was a beautiful evening filled with joy, happiness, well-wishes, presents and lots of candles!

Just Smile!

Just Smile! HQ Dontics recently opened up at the Mezzanine Level of 1060 Brickell Ave. Now people who live, work and play in the area can do so with big, healthy smiles on their faces all year long.

Paradise Social

Canyon Ranch Miami Beach hosted “Cocktails & Networking by the Sea,” an event that brought together area movers-and-shakers and VIPs.

BURGER BITES

KB Burger & More held it’s Grand Opening on Key Biscayne. The entire neighborhood took a collective big bite out of the new juicy offerings

Divine Dine

Novecento Restaurant held its Grand Opening at their new Key Biscayne location. The island’s who’s who showed up to taste the new fare and sip on the restaurant’s signature cocktails.

LOVE FEST

Green Grass, Isa Zapata and international photographer Sergio Fama teamed up for a “Love Fest” event featuring artist Isa Zapata’s signature hearts. A total of 5% of the proceeds went to the International Rescue Committee to help the survivors of the earthquake in Haiti.

HAppy Birthday!

Giada Pignata celebrated her birthday with an elabroate party at Puntino Downtown with family, friends and guests.

Island Dine

It’s a café, it’s a restaurant, it’s a bar, it’s a bistro. Novecento is all of that, but what you will also soon begin to know it as is your new favorite neighborhood hotspot.

School’s In!

Riviera Schools is not just a school, it’s a family where a sense of community and a passion for learning meld harmoniously to create an environment where the leaders of tomorrow flourish.

Hurray for Murray!

He’s only 22, but he has a huge weight on his shoulders. Finishing off last year’s Sony Ericsson Open on top, Andy Murray has a lot to think about as makes his way toward Key Biscayne to defend his title. And that’s exactly what he intends to do.

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.

Couture Courts

As the Sony Ericsson Open rolls into town for another global installment, all eyes will descend upon the city. These looks will ensure you don’t get lost in the crowd on or off the courts.

Skytop Paradise

Where do you find a two-story penthouse with 3,200 square feet. of terraces and ample room to live and entertain? That’s simple: at The Ocean Club’s Club Tower I, PH 5.

Sweat ETIQUETTE

Ah, the gym. A place that evokes images of health, wellness, fitness…and fools. If you think you’re entitled to do as you please because you’re paying a membership fee, think again — so is everyone else! Whether you’re the culprit or you want to show this article to someone who is, take these rules of engagement to heart.

Peace Sails

Next time you’re out sailing the high seas in the lap of luxury, consider sharing your blessings with our devastated neighbors in Haiti. Even donating one old sail can make a world of difference to an entire village that’s livelihood depends on fishing and everything surrounding it.

Hole in One

After a long day on the green, relax with this refreshing classic specially formulated to put the swing back in your step.

Diversions

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

A TALE OF TWO ISLANDS

On Florida’s pristine Gulf Coast, roughly three hours from South Florida, lies a vacation paradise known as Sanibel & Captiva Islands that’s authentically Old Florida, complete with miles of fairytale white-sand beaches nestled against magical aquamarine waters.

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Lotus Flower

While attending Ponce De Leon Middle School, Melissa Saldaña got involved in volunteer projects such as serving as Treasurer of the Youth For Environmental Studies Club. Little did she know that spending her lunches helping to reconcile accounts was great training for her future career in nonprofit financial management.

It’s An Exquisite Life

Luxurious fabrics, prints and cuts combine with supreme quality materials, furnishings and décor to yield a world-class lifestyle in the lap of luxury.