Issue – April 2011

CITY LEADER

Brad Rosenblatt, candidate for City Commission of Coral Gables, held a meet-and-greet at Sebastien Bourret Salon in Coral Gables, hosted by Paco Camp and Dr. John Martin

GET SMART

SunTrust Investment Services, Inc., and Gannett Welsh & Kotler, LLC, held a dinner forum at Grand Bay Club in Key Biscayne to discuss the current status of municipalities and municipal bond investments with guests.

GOOD CROWD

The Key Biscayne Presbyterian Church held their annual “Stone Crabs Under The Stars” event at The Beach Club. The evening was filled with limitless stone crabs, an auction and music.

ENDLESS CHEERS

Stefano’s Wine & Liquor held a customer appreciation party to celebrate their 1st anniversary featuring champagne sponsored by Laurent Perrier featuring Dewar’s Scotch, a Bacardi Mojito Bar, paella from Jamon Jamon Jamon Restaurant and live accordion music

SO COOL

Cool-de-Sac continues to keep Key Biscayne kids (and their parents) happy with the perfect combination of fine dining and fun.

ART SHOWCASE

Commenoz Gallery held an exhibition entitled Colette Goes Tripping in the Tropics with new photographs by Colette Birambo from France.

GOOD CAUSE

The Key Biscayne Women’s Giving Circle is devoted to growing philanthropy among women and was hosted this year at The De La Cruz Collection. The event also supported 3 not-for-profits: The Miami Choral Academy, The Holtz Children’s Hospital ArtCares Program and Design & Architecture Senior High (DASH).

Diversions

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

Star Treatment

With Exclusive Limo, Natalia Trushina and Lysvan Jimenez are determined to fulfill every customer’s transportation dreams —one ride at a time.

Oasis of Fit

Synergy Private Gym may be a new kid on the Key Biscayne block, but they’re already making good on their determination to take fitness to the next level.

Abundant Health

The Orthopaedic Institute at Mercy Hospital is at the forefront of the latest treatments and techniques for improving quality of life in their patients with a lengthy list of services that can treat everything from complex joint replacement to simple strains and sprains.

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.

Beachside Estate

This large, brand-new residence at 320 Atlantic Rd. in Key Biscayne is just one block from the beach and features just about anything you would want in a new home including an oversized lot and plenty of space to live and entertain.

Stress S.O.S.

The experts we’ve gathered will help you find out what it takes to stay cool, calm and collected this season — and all year round. Their tips will help you achieve the stress-free South Florida living you’ve always dreamed of.

Child’s Play

For Key Biscayner Jacqueline Gross-Kellogg, getting involved is just part of life. Helping the next generation live life to the fullest is her ultimate goal — and she does it one activity and leadership role at a time.

Wild Margarita

Add some creativity to your next margarita and impress your friends with a surprise ingredient: banana. Yes, the tasty yellow hero that brings life to your sundaes, slushies and breads can also flavor one of your favorite libations.

Popular

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.