Issue – May/June 2010

tennis benefit

The Cliff Drysdale Tennis Center at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne brought in tops pros Andy Roddick, Kim Clijsters & Guillermo Cañas for a “Battle of the Sexes” match and the opportunity for local tennis aficionados to return Roddick’s serve or win a point against Clijsters

Daddy Drink

While the kids pamper Mom this Mother’s Day, let Dad relax with this cocktail made just for him — and don’t worry, Mom will love it, too.

JAZZ NIGHT

Smooth jazz and pop vocalist Sylvia Bennett celebrated the release of her latest CD Smile at Bertofino’s. Bennett and Bertofino teamed up once again to create a special event with dining, dancing and an intimate show for guests to enjoy.

Wine & DINE

Canyon Ranch in Miami Beach held an exclusive wine tasting for area VIPs complete with a tasty, healthy dinner afterward at Canyon Ranch Grill.

Top Honors

EWM Realtors celebrated its 2009 Top Producers Awards Ceremony at the home of Giulietta Ulloa. A wonderful brunch was enjoyed by all.

EGG Huntin’

The Key Biscayne Yacht Club’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt was a hit this year, complete with a special visit from the Easter Bunny himself!

Belle Ball

A glowing evening at Bice Restaurant in South Beach was held by 2010 Baptist Ball Chair Lourdes Jofre-Collett to kick off the Gold Anniversary of Baptist Hospital.

Art Smart

“The Art Fair of the Americas” was held at The Miami Beach Convention Center and hosted an extravagant crowd of art lovers.

Tasting & Toasting

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Day School held their Annual Fundraiser featuring more than 15 Miami restaurants providing delicious samplings of some of their best offerings to benefit the kids!

Diversions

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

FIERCE TIDES

These attention-grabbing swimsuits and accessories will ensure your day at the beach this summer is as bright as the sunrays glinting from the waves luring you in for a dip.

PAGING Dr. MOM

Heather Williams, MD, insists on her role to socially improve the community that surrounds her. And it’s through this goal that she has become an inspiration to career and family-oriented men and women who are just as grateful for life’s opportunities as she is — and as eager to balance it all!

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.

Home Perfect

Take a tour of this stunning 3,581-square-foot, 4 bed/5.5 bath residence at the Ocean Club’s Ocean Tower One, Unit 1002, complete with ample family room, separate home office and comfortable maid’s quarters. You’ll feel like you’re on top of the world as you gaze at the horizon over breathtaking, endless views of the ocean!

Key Biscayne Magazine’s MOMS of the YEAR 2010

We scoured the neighborhood to discover some of Key Biscayne’s most dynamic moms. Although their backgrounds and life experiences differ, they have one thing in common: an unfaltering dedication to their families, friends and community. So join us as we tip our hat toward these world-class moms who masterfully balance every aspect of their lives with finesse and love.

The Faces of Chocolate

We get down to the root of everybody’s favorite guilty pleasure to discover what makes each of chocolate’s varieties unique. What we found will make you want to eat them all up — or pick a favorite!

Art Sight

Silvia Karman Cubina and her team at Bass Museum of Art are making sure the next generation of creativity has all the tools they need to take their imaginations to the next level.

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.