Issue – March 2012


Just 30 minutes out of Cancun, an oasis awaits called Mayakoba, a place riddled with lush mangroves, free-flowing waterways and sparkling beaches that offer stunning eco-diversity and enough options for even the most discerning amongst us to arrive with a smile.

Pride & Precision

The folks at Bill Ussery Motors have been giving their clients service with a vroom since 1953 thanks to a family-ownership model that enables them to offer more flexibility with what they are able to do and how they choose to engage the community.


Juan Martin del Potro was the ATP’s “Comeback Player of the Year” in 2011, and deservingly so, having reached top-10 ranking from 485 in a single season. Now, he’s ready to dominate the purple court at the Sony Ericsson Open in Key Biscayne.

Block Party

The Lucky Clover Irish Pub celebrated its grand opening with a rollicking block party that closed SW 11th St. between SW 1st. Ave. and S. Miami Ave. for hundreds of revelers who turned out in force to see live musical performances from The Legendary JC’s & Spam Allstars.

Elegant Celebration

Recently, Florida Grand Opera opened 2 back-to-back productions — the South Florida premiere of La Rondine and a critically-acclaimed production of Rigoletto. In true company tradition, high level donors were invited to attend the “After Opera Party” following each successful opening night performance to celebrate and mingle with the casts.

Powerful Partnership

Guests gathered to celebrate ONE Sotheby’s International Realty’s recent partnership with world-renowned art collector and supporter Ella Fontanals-Cisneros to launch a collaborative fundraising program called ONE CIFO Project.

Health Speak

FIU recently hosted the first Health Care Quality Institute with speakers offering cutting-edge information to more than 100 of South Florida’s medical professionals.

Proper Festivities

The Montbruns recently hosted a colorful, bohemian-themed bash to to kick of the new year in style.

Amazing Rendezvous

Hundreds of South Florida’s real estate elite gathered at BrickellHouse for a spectacular party under the stars hosted by Newgard Development Group and Cervera Real Estate. Guests enjoyed an evening of live music by Miami’s own DJ Le Spam of Spam Allstars, as well as delicious cocktails and gourmet cuisine from some of Miami’s finest food trucks.

Glam Time

I.M.7 in conjunction with Carolina Toledo Events and Bibi & Alberto Delfino, co-proprietors of the I.M.7. boutique in Key Biscayne, hosted an unforgettable evening.

Pet Saviors

The Second Chance Free Pet Shelter celebrated their momentous 9th Annual benefit at the Key Biscayne Beach Club.

Worthwhile Fundraiser

St. Christopher’s Montessori held their annual fundraiser at Key Biscayne Beach Club, with several Key Biscayne restaurants participating in the very successful event.

Global Creative

Commenoz Gallery celebrate the opening of Travel Tales, featuring the most recent work of two artists: Joaquin Gonzalez, who creates big canvases inspired by his visits to The Amazon; and Phillip Stapleton, who creates sculptures of giant insects using recycled materials.

House Tour

The Key Biscayne Chamber of Commerce held their annual tour of some of the most exquisites homes in Key Biscayne. Six houses participated this year and several Key Biscayne restaurants served hungry participants looking for a taste of the Key.

Special Birthday

Rafael Rivas-Vazquez celebrated a very special birthday with family and friends at Key Biscayne Beach Club.


Retail Therapy

Brickell City Centre just keeps getting better and better with the addition of some exciting new lifestyle, clothing, hospitality and wellness tenants that reflect Swire Properties’ core belief of creating a dynamic, diverse and inclusive environment for all.

Sky’s The Limit

Imagination, inspiration and a refreshed sense of community is on everyone’s mind as we head into the holiday season in style.