Issue – March 2016

French Touch

Elegance resides on this oversized corner lot located on a secluded street mere seconds from Harbor Drive. This immaculate white residence features a manicured garden with topiaries reminiscence of magnificent Marie Antoinette a la Versailles.

Kerbing Her Enthusiasm

Poised to take it all at this year’s Miami Open on Key Biscayne, Angelique Kerber is on top of her game like never before with her eyes firmly set on a victory in paradise.

Full Swing

Building character, instilling life-enhancing values and promoting healthy choices through the game of golf, The First Tee Miami-Dade Amateur Golf Association is making positive impacts on the lives of youth with every swing of the club.

Tea Is Served

If you’ve been binge-watching The Royals on E! or are over the moon about the plans for Beckham’s new stadium in town, and want a proper English celebration, head over to Serendip-A-Tea in Kings Creek for a festive chug…of tea.

Mango Magic

What’s your favorite fruit? If your answer is anything but mango, read on to recharge your appetite for these exotic fruits that everyone should have in the freezer, fridge, nearby grocery store or backyard. After all, Miami is the mango capital of the nation.

Amazing Amenities

Location is still key when it comes to buying residential real estate, but outstanding building amenities are fast becoming an equally essential consideration for affluent buyers. Oceana Key Biscayne has both.

Swanky Wristwear

“The Miami Design District is renowned internationally as a go-to destination for luxury shopping and creativity,” says Ulysse Nardin CEO Patrik Hoffman.

Hippy Heart Nation

Originally from Ibiza and founded by fashion maven Sitara, the fashion brand Hippy Heart now has a flagship store in Miami — bringing clothes and accessories that are eclectic, elegant and practical.

Wonder Crop

There’s a new miracle crop sweeping the nation and its benefits are nothing short of extraordinary. Hemp seed might be just what the doctor ordered. This non-psychoactive variety of Cannabis Sativa is turning heads and causing commotion due to the crop’s sustainable and environmentally friendly characteristics.

Fine Frolic

Conceptualized by Lee Brian Schrager, PAMM Art Of The Party is the museum’s hottest ticket for the month of March — it’s a “be there or be square” sort of fête.

Stage Right

Acclaimed Miami-based Actress Vivian Ruiz has shared screen credit with the likes of Morgan Freeman, Harry Connick, Jr., and Mark Walberg — she dishes on a few “musts” for finding success in the biz.

Adios, Dark Spots!

You can lather on the foundation and pile on the powder but the only way to treat dark spots is to address your skin directly. The amount of melanin produced by your skin is at the core of addressing these very common aesthetic ailments.

Science & Spirit

There’s a unique and powerful alliance between individual consciousness and body biology. According to Epigenetics, it has to do with our beliefs program and our genetic destiny.

King Kong

The words “Bentley” and “SUV” have never been used concurrently, but suddenly it seems as natural as King Kong, which is what this new beast most resembles, if Mr. Kong was wearing a bespoke suit.

Smart Renovations

We all want to believe we’ll get back every penny we put into our homes in upgrades so we don’t have to rationalize the cost. Luckily, the Remodeling Impact Report provides a more realistic perspective.

Retreat In A Box

Every day is a new chance to connect to the most conscious, healthy, honest, joyful version of ourselves. Luckily, healing ourselves with earthy products is made easy with Yogi Surprise.

It Takes Two To Travel

Finding the perfect travel partner can be tricky. Best friends don’t necessarily travel well and bumping heads abroad is never fun. Follow these tips to ensure you’ve found yourself a true wanderlust-mate.

Smooth Boating

The Advantaged Yacht is not your typical yacht brokerage. They don’t stop once the yacht is purchased. In fact, the buying of a yacht is just the first step in their extensive fleet of services.

Rug Revolution

All anniversaries should be celebrated this beautifully. To commemorate 15 years of collaboration with The Rug Company, Paul Smith has taken his distinctive design aesthetic into a fresh new direction with muted pallets and unregulated pattern composition.

Endless Options

Porcelain tiles, natural stone, mosaics, granite, marble, porcelain, quartz, limestone and onyx slabs are the favorite choices of designers, architects, homebuilders and homeowners. Iberia Tiles knows this and is ready with an extensive, high-quality selection for every taste.

Good Sport

I remember the first time I played tennis when I was a teenager in middle school.

The 411

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

Everyone’s a Critic

If you’ve ever sat down to a meal with someone who thinks they know a lot about food just because they have a blog, set up an account on a review site or had some restaurant experience back in high school, you may want to reconsider who you’re eating with.

Cocktail Showdown

Grab a few bottles of liquor, some mixers and a handful of bar tools and invite a group of friends over to take part in the most iconic cocktail showdown of all time.

Fit Fizz

The iconic Gin Fizz gets a modern-day, healthy makeover with this calorie-conscious version sure to refresh and delight no matter where your day (or night) takes you.

Plates & Pours

We’ve scoured the city to bring you the most delicious, delectable and downright buzz-worthy dishes, desserts, drinks and dining experiences around town.

Crazy Cravings-Curbing Diets From Around The World

Ever wonder what wacky tactics are employed to shed pounds around the globe? Well, some of the ones we’ve gathered might make you lose your appetite — or gain new insight into the science behind weight loss. Check out these bizarre diet and food trends for trimming and slimming that you may want to give a shot…or not!

A Taste Of Life

Did you know your tastebuds have a direct correlation with your biochemistry on a sub-cellular level? Discover how travel, gastronomy and the right state of mind can take you as far as you’re ready to go.

Phenomenal Interiors

Interiors By Steven G. started in the den of his home 33 years ago. In the ensuing decades, it has evolved into an impressive organization of 70 strong, with a 100,000-sq.-ft. main headquarters in Pompano Beach and a luxury boutique showroom in Sunny Isles…and the firm is still growing.

Savage Attitude

Clothes with artisinal finishes and tribal graphic effects attain the season’s extreme and carefree style combinations.

Tenure of Sophistication

Chic, debonair, luscious textiles, colors and graphics contribute to the seasons’ best styles.

My Workout Is Better Than Yours

We sought out a diverse group of workouts available throughout Miami and online and asked the pros why their workout is better than the competition. So if you’ve reached a plateau in your fitness and weight loss goals, maybe it’s time to ditch your current program and try one of these on for size.

Dine In

The dining room is an essential part of any home. It serves as a gathering place, a location for special occasions and a room for making treasured family memories. With that in mind, it should be a sophisticated yet comfortable space.

Innovative Interiors

El Dorado Furniture unveiled their newest Boulevard Showroom in Cutler Bay during a private grand opening.

Big Plans

In celebration of what the future holds, Grand Bay Club hosted a spectacular evening to welcome the new plans for a blessed and prosperous year.

Tasty Arrival

The Golden Hog held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate their second location at Key Colony.

Embracing Freedom

The Biscayne Community Foundation and Key Biscayne Historical & Heritage Society hosted a special event at Key Biscayne Community Center entitled Voyages Of Freedom: The Underground Railroad History & Legacy.

Mindful Meet-Up ...

Giulietta Ulloa hosted an art exhibition by well-known artist Daniela Wicki at Oceana Key Biscayne.

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