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Best Life

With everything from socially distanced voting rallies to virtual fundraisers, ballet performances and classes accessible from your home or office, Miami remains as vibrant as ever.

Natural Wonders

Florida has more springs than any place else in the world, supporting entire ecosystems and connecting Floridians to 90% of their drinking water. There are over 1,000 springs in The Sunshine State, many found within national and state parks, and several are privately owned. Throw your weekender bag over your shoulder and kick any lingering pandemic blues out of your way, by venturing off to these pristine Florida springs.

Hands Of Time

Unlike the plot of the Back To The Future movies, most of us don’t get a chance to go back in time and re-do or undo what we wish we could change. So we did the next best thing and asked some Miami professionals what they would tell their younger selves about life, career and the true meaning of success and happiness.

Bountiful Blessings

The Selfless Love Foundation has a bold vision: More foster children matched with their forever family and a strong support system to assist these transitioning youth to become independent, healthy, educated, empowered young adults.

Pandemic Pups

Humans aren’t the only ones affected by the recent events. Tootsie lost everything to COVID-19. Lab Rescue of Florida saved her from Miami-Dade Animal Services. Now she needs a forever home.

Instant Beauty

DashBar is making headlines for its collective beauty bar experience that is quick and efficient, without compromising on quality of service or products. But did you know that they’re also huge believers in ethical beauty?

Photo Power

As a creative, you’re likely not only looking for a high-tech camera that takes great photos, but also one that doesn’t break the bank. The sophisticated Fujifilm X-T200 achieves that balance with picture-perfect precision.

Better Together

When we sat down to plan our special “WHERE ARE THEY NOW?”

World-Class Leaders

Around the world, Jackson Health System is known for saving lives. At the new, state-of-the-art Christine E. Lynn Rehabilitation Center for The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at UHealth/Jackson Memorial, they go even further: They give patients their lives back.

Boutique Catering

Ape Piaggio has long been a staple in Italy, helping the average person complete otherwise impossible tasks. Ollie & Sous gives this small piece of history a new life in the form of elegant and refined food and beverage trucks ready to elevate any event.

Intimate Confidante

On top of keeping your secrets safe, a dog is one of the most loyal friends you’ll ever have. They will love you even on those days when you may forget to love yourself.

Always Smiling

When my first mask from Isa Zapata’s Soulmates Collection arrived in the mail, I instantly realized my mask game would be forever changed for the better.

September To Remember

Endless fun in the South Florida sun. We’ll show you where to find the hottest experiences — both live and virtual — to keep you entertained. Get ready for some cool adventures and hidden gems the entire family will enjoy, many without even leaving your couch.

Fun In The Sun

As the world reopens, Miami leads the way with an entertaining mix of virtual and live activities from sports to summer camps, museum experiences, shopping, and even a watery jaunt to Stiltsville. Simply put: “We’re back!”

Gimlet The Great

A light green, lime cocktail with a rich naval history and a noticeable kick that’s long been adopted as a sipping drink by cocktail connoisseurs the world over, a traditional Gimlet is as easy as 1-2-3 to make.

Braisin’ In The Sun

It’s summer and it’s time to bring on the meat! Braised short ribs are a year-long staple perfect to serve up when entertaining friends and family, eating at home or just because. It’s one dish sure to have everyone asking for seconds, thirds, fourths and fifths.

The A-Z Of New

As the world begins to open back up and we incorporate lessons learned into our daily routines, one thing’s certain: A few trends of our “new normal” are here to stay — and society will evolve significantly for the better because of it.

Amazing Archipelago

With crystal-clear waters and balmy trade winds all year long, the British Virgin Islands are a pristine playground brimming with adventure. The virtually endless water activities are the stuff of lifelong memories.

Natural Oasis

They grow, they drink, they eat, they breathe, they live and they die — our plants are like family…and if we’ve learned anything in the past few months, they make great companions when the world is at a standstill. Herewith: A collection of unique and meaningful planted, potted and pretty plants to welcome into your home or office.

Pro Fit

Power, speed, resistance and agility achieve a simultaneous workout nirvana on the Skillmill, an advanced exercise machine that utilizes Technogym’s extensive experience in the world of sports and their resulting Skillathletic Training.

Legal Expertise

To say we’ve got a lot on our minds is a massive understatement. Ramon “Moncy” Blanco-Herrera, Esq., wants to help take some of that stress away as America reopens.

Excellent Eyes

Dr. Timothy Murray, Founder of Murray Ocular Oncology & Retina and President of the American Society of Retina Specialists, and his skilled team provided heroic service with exemplary patient care practices.

Screen Tours

Take a trip through some of the South Florida’s greatest collections on these virtual cultural tours — from PAMM to Frost Science, Vizcaya and museums galore, all in the convenience of your home.

Personable Pups

Shepherds are considered to be multi-taskers in the dog world. They are intelligent and simple to train, making them a top choice for many dog owners all around the world. Some even participate in dog sports.

Spectacular BVI

Explore spectacular light-filled grottoes, naturally carved from a series of small sea pools lying beneath a canopy of giant granite boulders. Discover why The Baths is at the top of every adventurer’s sightseeing list.

Brighter Days

It’s been more than a century since the world has experienced such a great reset.

Stronger Together

In these unprecedented times, we can take solace in knowing that this too shall pass. With Spring cleaning and online entertainment options galore, there’s never a shortage of pastimes to enjoy and skills to learn right at home. As the season progresses, society will be back to normal in no time — and thrive like never before.

Boozy Botanical

Bartenders, mixologists and bar-goers alike have fallen under the elderflower spell, one fine cocktail at a time.

World Wide Connect

With advances in technology and corporate attitudes increasingly accepting of telecommuting, 2020 was predicted to be the year that more people worked from home than ever. What is being dubbed as “the world’s largest social experiment” in the first quarter has fast-tracked this trend toward digital connectivity, delivery of services and a new “business as usual.”

Making of a Champion

The story of how one of racing’s most iconic names and one of the world’s most prolific branding agencies came together at Ocean Club is an only-in-Key Biscayne story that will yield a lasting legacy for generations to come.

The Joys Of Giving

Can money buy happiness? It surely can, if you’re giving it to a good cause. A National Institutes Of Health study found that when people give to charities, it activates regions of the brain associated with pleasure, social connection and trust, creating a “warm glow” effect. Scientists also believe that altruistic behavior releases endorphins in the brain, producing the positive feeling known as “helper’s high.”

Persuasive Paintings

A fusion of Elidea’s personal passion for contemporary art and photography with a graphic design background allows her to develop expressive new forms. The results are mesmerizing.

Life Achievement

Symphony Of The Americas enriches South Florida with breathtaking orchestral music, renowned international ensembles and educational programs with world-class guest artists. The Year of the Maestro is their most important season yet.

Superlative Service

Omar Rodriguez, CEO of KB Pest Control does business the old-fashioned way. He believes that being warm, friendly and personal, and always honoring his word sets him apart from the rest. 

Puppy Love

There are many important reasons why dogs are known as man’s best friend. The minute you welcome a new pup into your life, you are changed for the better.

Critical Situation

Voices For Children’s life-changing programs include helping foster children negotiate the legal process via Guardian Ad Litem, providing for social, education and medical needs and granting college students financial and moral support.

Libation Creations

We are living in the era of craft beer. There are countless artisanal brews available around town and now you can make magnificent brews in your own kitchen.

Fast & Light

Who said electric bikes have to be heavy? E-bike leader Specialized built the Turbo Creao SL with a light and lively frame, then gave it nimble geometry that creates a confident stability at any speed. It’s pounds less than the competition.

Sunny Outlook

There’s an old saying that it’s the friends we meet along the way who help us appreciate the journey.

Get Up & Go

You may think of Spring when you hear March, but much of the country is still under snow. Not us. We’re celebrating our tropical weather by raising a glass and toasting to the epic culture and performances that make us uniquely Miami.

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Love & Light

During the height of stay-at-home orders, award-winning Photographer Wioletta Bublik set out to capture Key Biscayne families during quarantine in front of their homes. What she documented has been an inspiration for all those following her journey on social media and around the world.

Fashion Essentials

As we usher in a new opportunity to showcase our style through fashion’s latest accessory, while keeping ourselves and others safe, mixing and matching face masks has become the unexpected trend of the season.