There may be snow in the rest of the country, but here in South Florida the holiday season is about heading outdoors to enjoy the balmy weather and lower humidity. It’s also a great time to enjoy the recently relaunched Weekend Beach Party @ Amara at Paraiso. Head out to the waterfront lounge and enjoy a live DJ with rosé and champagne specials from 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Complete your experience with brunch a la carte until 3 p.m. It’s an easy way to entertain out-of-town guests and locals alike. “Amara at Paraiso is about the dynamic energy, local ingredients and natural beauty that defines why we live in Miami and why so many love to visit,” says James Beard Award-Winning Chef & Owner Michael Schwartz. “We are in a unique position to bring it all together, establishing a sense of place that only exists here.”; AmaraAtParaiso.com.
From charity galas to business networkers and outdoor activities galore, Key Biscayners were out in full force in and around the island.
Friends of Miami Animals Foundation (FoMa) focuses on the root causes of pet homelessness — financial instability, spay & neuter, adoption and foster campaigns — all in the hopes of helping pets find families and get out of shelters.