Hope Wins

With 2020 officially almost over, we can’t help but be optimistic about what the new year will bring! Sit tight, relax and let’s make sure the glass (of champagne!) stays half full as we ring in a brighter future.

Powerhouses 2021

From forever homes to real estate investments and vacation properties, the leading industry professionals we’ve gathered will guide you in the right direction with expert real estate insights, savvy tips and some of the best listings available in Key Biscayne and beyond.

Finding Ourselves

Tony Vazquez-Figueroa’s use of crude oil as a medium investigates the rise and fall of his country, Venezuela, and its relationship with black gold.

Creative Minds

If you've been contemplating adding new pieces to your art collection this year, you may want to consider some of the local Miami artists we've gathered to take your aesthetic up.

Family Forte

When we first profiled Barbara & Tino Peña and their family 11 years ago in a wildly popular “Super Parents!” feature, their four children ranged in age from 10 months to 8 years old. Today, the parents are the wiser for it and their kids have grown up right before their very eyes.

Time Flies

Nostalgia is in the air as we re-introduce you to a few Key Biscayne mothers we’ve profiled over the years to see what it was like raising their kids on the island now that they are all grown up.

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?

Quality Care

Jennifer Rey-Garcia of the Christine E. Lynn Rehabilitation Center for The Miami Project To Cure Paralysis at UHealth/Jackson Memorial is at the forefront of managing the delicate balance between meeting the expectations of patients and staff members.

Picture Perfect

The popularity of Wioletta Bublik, a school administrator who recently reignited her passion for photography, has skyrocketed with the 100+ family portraits she posted on her IG handle @CapturesByViolet. Her viral project, #StayHomePhotoSession, has inspired families in Key Biscayne and around the globe to embrace all the little moments of love, light and happiness during these trying times.

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.

Adventures In Style

The shopping mecca that is Brickell City Centre is just a short hop off Key Biscayne, offering a wide variety of amazing stores and experiences that cater to women of all tastes, styles and walks of life. Meet a few Key Biscayne women who define what it means to be fashionable on the island.”

Legal Integrity

In The Price of Justice: Money, Morals and Ethical Reform in Law, veteran Washington lawyer and Key Biscayne resident, Ronald Goldfarb raises the curtain on the subject of our justice and lawyering systems — an issue that has received increased attention in recent years.

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Customized Luxury

Inspired by luxury yacht design and its idyllic waterfront setting, Una Residences represents a sophisticated combination of location and design with uninterrupted views of Brickell and Biscayne Bay in one of Miami’s most desirable neighborhoods.

Haute Lineage

Aston Martin has defined timeless elegance and British handcrafted luxury for over a century.

Guiding Light

Mentoring isn’t just nice, it’s necessary. There are youth throughout our community that need the investment of time and treasure to help them succeed in life. It’s an empowering and humbling mission.

Mask Marvel

Globally renowned artist Isa Zapata’s most recent masterpieces may be one of her most important creations to date: eye-catching art masks that will keep you safe and sound wherever you go day in and day out.

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.

Inner Vision

A unique approach to expressionism and figurative abstraction, as well as the exploration of the spiritual, intellectual and emotional side of humanity, has paved the way for Klara Chavarría Kepfer’s philosophically inclined body of work.

Young Activists

What does it take to be a philanthropist? It’s more than just giving money to charity, it’s a fervent desire to improve the lives of others. Ozzy & Lola Powel have felt that need since the ages of five and three.

Residential Dream

German Coto is obsessed with design. His ethos is “love for beauty and passion for excellence.” He applies this to all aspects of his life, especially the Aston Martin Residences.

Powerhouses 2020

From forever homes to real estate investments and vacation properties, the leading industry professionals we’ve gathered will guide you in the right direction with expert real estate insights, savvy tips and some of the best listings available in Key Biscayne and beyond.

Social Issues

For the last several years, Daniel Fiorda has dealt with technology obsolescence, with the trail of discarded tech that humanity leaves behind and what it says about us. His new series of sculptures takes this thematic one step further.

On The Move

Key Biscayners Will Tompkins & Jamie McCaughan Tompkins and their daughters, Isabella (8) and Victoria (7), know how lucky they are to live in one of the world’s most sought-after communities. As such, they always try to take full advantage of every opportunity to have fun, day in and day out.

Stage Right

Larry Fields took his first drama class in high school and found his true calling — the theatre. Today, at 37, he continues to live his dream as the Executive Artistic Director & CEO of Fantasy Theatre Factory.

Skin Perfect

Growing up in Florida, T.J. Giuffrida, M.D., saw many people get too much sun, which can lead to skin cancer. During his medical training, he realized that skin cancer is very treatable and decided to make a difference.

Sweet Treats

If you struggle with a case of the midnight munchies or have a sweet tooth that’s causing you to pile on the pounds, you may want to bite into the baked wholesome goodness of Miami’s very own tastiest sweet treat: Eat Me Guilt Free.

Wearable Art

The Serpico Y Laino logo on the dial places their watches amongst the most coveted pieces sold in the top international auction houses. In the 1990’s, they added an exclusive line of jewelry, and this year a new store in Key Biscayne.

Aldo Puschendorf

Aldo Puschendorf’s signature style starts with clean lines and uncluttered spaces, then he adds in just the right textures.

Vanessa Gallardo

Vanessa Gallardo finds much of her inspiration in the architecture of tiny homes — campers and boats that are renovated into luxury to-go apartments.

Loving Care

Nest Of Love has changed founder Samantha Gil’s life in such a way that she can in turn affect the lives of others on a daily basis, resulting into what she considers the true meaning of success.

Athletic Achievement

Bernardo Kochen & Cleyton Anderson de Souza are two athletes on a mission who recently cycled across the country to raise funds for Best Buddies. As Team Brazil, they crossed 12 states, deserts and extreme climates, climbing 164,000 feet and riding over 3,000 miles.

Pink Power

Miami-based entrepreneur Marylin Dans created the Pink Luminous Advocacy Project to help provide access to potentially life-saving technology at a low cost to economically-challenged communities in the U.S. and abroad.

Animal Advocate

Some children voice their desires to be a firefighter or a doctor when they grow up, maybe even a superhero. Samantha Capparelli knew from a very young age that she wanted to save species.

Best Face Forward

Discover valuable insights from a collection of doctors defining the aesthetics and health appeal of South Florida one revolutionary procedure at a time.

Forward Thinkers

Drs. Rasti and Aghigh are determined to take the quality of modern medical care up a few notches by offering a membership-based practice that includes services well beyond industry standards.

Elite Automobiles

Key Biscayne Car Week is set to be a highlight of the social calendar, a one-of-a-kind automotive festival with the world’s most exclusive cars, intimate parties, stunning scenery and Emerson Fittipaldi.

Enacting Change

When Daniel Rodriguez was 16 years old, he traveled to the Dominican Republic with LIFO Missions to participate in his first service trip. Three years later, he co-founded BLUE Missions. BLUE stands for Building Love, Uniting Everyone.

Luxury Defined

Leading Interior Designer Paris Forino shares her inspiration for the world-class interiors of East Edgewater’s hottest residential project, Missoni Baia.

The Nurturer

As Executive Director of The Commonwealth Institute South Florida, Laurie Davis works with hundreds of amazing women in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties as part of a vision to unleash the potential of women leaders to drive successful businesses while inspiring those around them.


In Attendance

From charity galas to business networkers and outdoor activities galore, Key Biscayners were out in full force in and around the island.

Best Friends

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.