Issue – March 2014

Idyllic Enclave

Inside and out, this one-of-a-kind Key Biscayne residence on Harbor Drive is one of the most breathtaking homes on the island, and the envy of the neighborhood in every way imaginable.

Soul Camps

Take a big step toward self-discovery by finding your calling, your peace of mind and yourself by taking part in the spiritual wellness movement that’s sweeping the nation.

Green Spirit

This tasty spinach smoothie has just the right mix of nutrients to get your day started off right — and enough of a vodka punch to keep you going well into the night.

Culinary Impact

Take a look at a few trends everyone seems to be talking about lately. Some should probably stick around, some have reached their expiration date. Whatever your opinion on the following, read on with an open mind, and preferably a big appetite.

Historically Drinking

These famous watering holes at the tip of The Sunshine State are sure to get you talking about the past, present and future over your drink of choice.

Kick Start

Erika Contreras of Soccer For Peace has a goal to make the world a better place, one soccer ball at a time, thanks to her efforts in Miami and abroad benefitting noble causes.

Tire Factor

We spend hours agonizing over the right shoes to wear for sporting activities, but few of us give our car tires any thought. What difference does it make? Quite a bit, actually.

Game Time

Today’s active lifestyle demands timepieces that are comfortable, functional and stylish and can take you from the gym to a night on the town in no time.

Nature’s Adventures

With so many of us finding ways to go green at home and at work, we sometimes forget to connect with what it’s all about: Mother Nature. Here are a few suggestions to get you going in a more green direction.

Right Reads

Many of us may not need treatment for depression or addictions, but we enhance our lives by making some behavioral changes. These books show you how to make minor tweaks that can have a major impact.

Savvy Allure

Let technology help you be even more gorgeous. The following apps will not only enhance your already good looks, but will make downtime spent playing on your phone or tablet even more entertaining.

The Aesthetics of Action

Capturing the moment of the exertion of power or force is James Woodley’s specialty. Showcasing this talent to the world is his passion.

Crunching Numbers

You have the hot car, fast-paced career and sexy place by the beach. But is the rest of America in the same place? See how you measure up to these numbers from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s most recent Financial Capability Study.

Conscious Cuisine

Today’s modern take on eating healthy means diners don’t have to sacrifice taste to keep a beach-ready physique. Here are some top tables for clean eating.

Cellar Worthy

Dare to be different with the new designs and materials available at Downsview Kitchens, from glass-fronted tall cabinets with a mirrored stainless finish to a wood grain-textured melamine they’re calling Rovere Tasso.

Understated Flair

The Italian fashion collections from 120% Lino take linen, so popular in climates such as ours, to a whole new level of chic with exclusive garment dying techniques and faded treatments that result in fashions that are as soft and comfortable as they are stylish for women, men and children in a wide variety of colors.

Effective Fitness

Mary Poppins once touted the importance of finding the element of fun…and with these trendy fitness classes, you’re sure to stop dreading getting into shape.

Spiritual Awakening

Change your outlook on life and connect with yourself like never before by honing in on your relationship with nature at The Sense Adventure at Hacienda Tres Rios Resort in Mexico’s Riviera Maya.

Chef Surprise

Having a private chef is one of life’s greatest luxuries, and for residents of the soon-to-be completed Grove At Grand Bay, one comes with the keys.

Superior Vision

Award-winning Designer Karim Rashid shares his insights into the creation of MyBrickell, one of the area’s most highly-anticipated new developments next to Brickell CityCentre and steps from Mary Brickell Village.

Watchful Eye

March madness isn’t all about basketball. Trade in sports for some live entertainment this month. From the fox trot to the king of comedy, the Arsht Center will fulfill all your dramatic wants and needs.

Life Balance

I’m a firm believer that the best thing you can do for your health is to create balance in your life, to set up a routine.

The 411

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

From Cuba, With Love…

Aiming to reconnect with authentic sensuality during the unabashed month of love is almost guaranteed to get the sparks flying in your direction no matter what your heart’s desire.

Wonder Diets

Want to eat what you want while keeping the pounds at bay? It’s not as difficult as your always-grumbling belly and expanding waistline might lead you to believe.

GYM DAY

One man decides it’s time to get into shape. But instead of working up a sweat, he works his mouth and is forced to exercise his brain and ponder the very meaning of life.

Breathtakingly Belize

Regardless of who you make the trip with, Belize has something to offer everyone — from rugged eco adventures to extreme animal encounters and luxurious, romantic experiences, there’s no shortage of things to do for travelers looking for the trip of a lifetime.

Pristine Lifestyle

Château Ocean Residences is the alternative to the luxury development construction cranes reaching high into the sky throughout Miami. Steps away from Bal Harbour, this boutique development will rise just 12 stories and feature 58 exclusive flow-through residences right on the beach.

Right Moves

These active, stylish styles are sure to make you sizzle on and off the court this season and beyond.

ULTIMATE DRIVES

We teamed up with Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables to find a few Key Biscayners who love their luxury rides so much they wanted to share a few of their driving experiences with the world.

Get Happy

Can changing your thoughts change your reality? Research suggests that an optimistic bent can help you succeed in business and in life.

Smashing Success

During matches, Ana Ivanovic, one of the top-ranked tennis players in the world, usually has a song playing in her head. At this year’s Sony Open Tennis in Key Biscayne, one wonders if Eye Of The Tiger might be playing on her personal soundtrack.

Kitchen Influx

For most of us, the kitchen serves as the heart of our homes, a place where magic meals are born. Consider investing in these eye-catching must-haves to take your culinary prowess up a notch.

Nature & Art

Biscayne Nature Center opened its exhibit of current works by Larry Poons with more than 400 people in attendance to witness the artist’s impressive portfolio.

EPIC Anticipation

Château Ocean recently hosted a groundbreaking event with future owners, area visionaries and community leaders in attendance.

Total Support

A great night for a wonderful cause took place to benefit Chaco, one of the poorest providences in Argentina, at The Beach Club in Key Biscayne. Families enjoyed food, music, raffles and games throughout the evening.

Sweet Homes

The Biscayne Chamber Of Commerce presented the 4th Annual Lifestyle in Paradise Home Tour as a fundraiser to benefit Chaco Support.

Legacy Makers

Morays Jewelers celebrated 70 years in Miami as VIP guests mingled with Dancing With The Stars’ Maksim Chmerkoskiy while enjoying cocktails made from Miami Club Rum: The Hometown Spirit Of Miami.

Future Cause

The Haskett Family hosted a VIP Kick-Off Cocktail Reception for the lead sponsors supporting Gulliver’s Signature Event: “A Vintage Night.”

Popular

Tax Talk

EWM hosted an informative seminar on Tax Reform Law and its implications on the real estate market and Miami-Dade’s ordinance on Section 8 Housing Discrimination.

Critical Issues

As a law school student, journalist, health educator and guardian ad litem, Risa Berrin has always gravitated toward health and education issues. Upon realizing that teens were dealing with serious life issues, she founded the Health Information Project (HIP).