Lifestyle

Season of Fun

March seems like a quiet month but it includes such famous observances as National Peanut Butter Day on the 1st, Dr. Seuss’s Birthday on the 2nd, World Wildlife Day on the 3rd and International Women’s Day on the 8th.

Endless Blooms

In 1513, Juan Ponce de Leon spotted and landed on a mystery peninsula and named it Florida, from the Spanish word “florido,” which translates to “full of flowers” or “flowery.”

Midas Touch

24K magic indeed! These modern fine jewelry pieces from Sabbia at Key Biscayne are sure to make you feel a gold rush that would make king Midas jealous and give him a run for his money!

Island Insights

They’ve pivoted. They’ve been nimble. They’ve been quick. And most importantly, they’ve gotten creative. We check in with a few Key Biscayne businesses to see how they’re doing.

Stage Life

Designed to create new paths to arts careers and promote greater diversity in the industry, the Arsht Center’s Technical Theater Apprenticeship Program continues to safely provide hands-on experiences and learning opportunities in technical theater.

Creative Lifeblood

The arts rescue us in dark days. Music, dance, theater, visual — they provide hope, joy, inspiration, comfort and healing. And that’s something we all need right now.

Ideas Unlimited

Architects, lawyers, accountants, customer service reps and professionals from many other fields can work from home. But until recnetly, the Research, Development & Manufacturing departments have had to go into the office. No longer.

Personality Pup

Like Johnny, every dog has a story. Whether they’re surrendered because their families can no longer care for them or they came from a shelter or the street with no history attached. Young or old, healthy or sick, they need our help.

Wardrobe Wonder

Continuing a long-standing tradition to benefit the Everglades Literacy Program, J.McLaughlin has partnered with The Everglades Foundation for a Capsule Collection inspired by the River of Grass and many of the causes at the core of its mission.

Let’s Talk

Community starts with communication. In this issue, we continue our conversation with local businesses and residents, how they’ve evolved and what their plans are on the horizon.

Wellness Tech

COVID-19 accelerated the healthcare industry’s need for change, prompting companies to invest millions in new technology to improve efficiency and ensure sustainability such as a new initiative by DSignage and Medrics in South Florida.

Faithful Companions

A recent study shows that dogs are among a small group of animals who show voluntary unselfish kindness toward others without any reward. This is a trait dog lovers have known all along.

Stand Up!

Stripped to the bare essentials, Yamaha’s new SuperJet PWC is the aquatic version of a Ducati Monster superbike — a masterwork perfect for catching a wave or riding the tides.

Gorgeous Grapes

Every empty bottle is filled with a great story. Foss Marai is all about their profound love for the Conegliano-Valdobbiadene area, an unrivaled territory that boasts a centuries-long history in the art of producing sparkling wine.

City Love

Miami is bright, colorful and constantly buzzing. Want to shop? Romance your beloved? Enjoy a fabulous concert? Escape into the world of soul-moving art? Or go out for a bite? The city’s got you covered.

Island Inspiration

Optimism is in the air throughout Key Biscayne and beyond as residents and visitors alike agree that 2021 is off to a great start and the best is yet to come.

Once Upon A Kiss

This issue is dedicated to all things passion: LOVE...LIFE...YACHTS!

Tropical Indulgence

Make one of your New Year’s resolutions to greet each day with enthusiasm. From investigating a mystery to revisiting classic cars, viewing amazing artwork and enjoying live music galore, there are plenty of events, activities and places to explore.

Timeless Escapes

When you’re ready for a getaway in a historical property that combines unique design, a story to tell and gilded splendor — these iconic Florida inns are perfect for an unforgettable staycation in The Sunshine State.

All United

Due to the pandemic, nearly all aspects of everyday life have changed, and that is also true in the nonprofit sector. From financial support to volunteerism, non-profits are facing unprecedented obstacles.

Artistic Eye

Limitless possibilities is more than just a slogan at FrameWorks. It’s a way of life. The company believes that the greatest things in life are the ability to create, reinvent, innovate and contribute; to stretch boundaries and make what seems impossible, possible.

Italian Lightning

Ducati originally built bicycles equipped with an engine for more speed with less pedaling. Realizing not everyone wants a 170-mph superbike for a ride around the park, Ducati returns to its roots with the TK-01RR.

Entertainment Factor

Dogs are natural hams and make great actors. Bet you didn’t know Toto’s role in The Wizard Of Oz was actually a female Cairn Terrier named Terry, and the Taco Bell dog is a female Chihuahua named Gidget.

Future Forward

Usually around this time of year, I’m full speed ahead on resolutions and trying to develop new, more productive habits and hobbies.

Holidaze 2020

Enjoy the spirit of the holidays with tree lightings, family activities, festive food, drink and live performances. From classic events to new traditions, Miami has many activities to make the season more memorable.

Lush Respite

Los Cabos continues its rapid evolution as the go-to destination for savvy travelers looking for the perfect mix of breathtaking nature, delectable cuisine, innovative eco-tourism and unparalleled luxury.

Artistic Eye

Limitless possibilities is more than just a slogan at FrameWorks. It’s a way of life. The company believes that the greatest things in life are the ability to create, reinvent, innovate and contribute; to stretch boundaries and make what seems impossible, possible.

Nose Knows

Dog owners who swear that their furry best friend is in tune with their emotions are right. Scientists say that this feeling of interspecies connection is real: Dogs can smell your emotional state and adopt your emotions as their own.

Ride On

Rule #1 for a successful dinner party is a seating arrangement designed to avoid clashes over political or religious views while keeping EV owners away from Monster Truck fans. But suddenly it’s OK to seat Prius owners next to Hummer drivers.

Dear Santa

Most people have holiday traditions, regardless of what holiday they are celebrating. Brickell City Centre understands that’s more important than ever this year.

Perfect Bites

Regardless of what your plans are for the holidays, Mo’s Bundt Cakes will make sure the season is all about the bundt cake.

Breathe Easy

Masks are a must, but most don’t fit well or allow easy breathing, making wearing them on-the-go a bit of a challenge. LG’s wearable PuriCare HEPA air purifier mask changes all that.

Palate Pleasers

Having dinner with a friend, eating a romantic meal while on a date or celebrating a special event at a restaurant are all things we enjoy. Brickell City Centre offers some delicious new culinary experiences.

Sunny Disposition

I remember many years ago reading a poignant quote from Helen Keller that said: “

United Enjoyment

Fall in Miami is different from the rest of the country. While everyone else is shifting indoors, we’re reveling in al fresco entertainment for the entire family. There’s virtual fun as well.

Grand Reset

With the holidays around the corner and a highly anticipated launch to 2021 a few weeks away, a sense of reflection is in the air.

Ranches & Rodeos

Giddyup urbanites, it’s time to gather your Western gear, leave the asphalt pavement behind, and head to one of these Florida ranches or rodeos for a “posh meets rustic outdoor” good ol’ time in The Sunshine State.

Fab Fêtes

Entertaining at home during a pandemic is definitely different — and in many ways better. Hosts are very cautious and respectful of the situation and having smaller gatherings of immediate family members and close friends that yield memories that will last a lifetime.

Joyful Endeavor

Cheryl Plotkin Lopez believes a small deed goes a long way. This philosophy inspired her to start the non-profit “Foundation Building The Future” with her family.

New-Normal Hair

Increasingly, many are trying to find ways to get a salon look at home. It’s a trend that has boomed in popularity since the pandemic began. Luckily, Hair By Hisham has launched a solution.

Popular

Who, What, WEAR, When

After spending so many months at home in our leggings, sweatpants and basic tees, this season is about total everything! We want it all: Stunning scarves, wow dresses, show-stopping shoes, distinctive men’s formalwear — even our leisurewear is being taken to the next level. It’s a bold statement on the resilience of human nature as interpreted in haute style.

Natural Intrigue

Aroids include many common houseplants like monsteras, peace lilies, philodendrons, pothos and ZZ plants. While many of these tend to be “low light” indoor plants, they’re often understory plants in the wild. The International Aroid Society aims to educate the world on these wonders of Mother Nature.