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Gleeful Gathering

Brown Harris Stevens hosted their annual holiday party at Kiki On The River where colleagues, friends and family gathered to spread cheer.

Inspired Perspectives

The latest exhibition at Commenoz Gallery entitled “Three Artists, Three Visions” featured the landscapes of Jorge Cavelier, stainless steel sculptures by Santiago Medina and the aerial views of Toni Silber-Delerive.

Wow Factor

Una Residences invited guests and top brokers to their Sales Gallery for an evening of celebrating the project’s incredible offerings.

Spooky Encounters

Toy Town and island businesses welcomed families from near and far to the Square Harvest & Halloween Party to partake in the colorful festivities.

Loving Promise

Alberto & Nicolle Peralta Ramos, celebrated their very special wedding vows at The Ocean Club

Honoring Our Heroes

The sold-out Diane Von Furstenberg fashion show to benefit nonprofit iPads For Soldiers was held at Grand Bay in Key Biscayne.

Home Sweet Home

EWM held yet another successful Open House in Key Biscayne, welcoming guests to experience the island life

Tennis Time

The 9th Annual Tennis Tournament was held at The Ritz Carlton to benefit Fundacion Armando El Futuro, benefitting unprivileged children in Colombia

Beautiful Exhibit

The most recent exhibition The Beauty Around Us at Commenoz Gallery featured the work of 4 women artists: Carolina Baron Biza (Argentina), Laura Nillni (Argentina), Arlene Valarino (Venezuela) and Trudy Wiesenberger (USA).

Style & Soul

Catalina Maya hosted a day of beauty and style in Key Biscayne with some of the apparel and wardrobe world’s finest names.

Simply the Best

For the 4th year in a row, EWM was voted “Best Brokerage” by South Florida’s real estate leaders. The No. 1 ranking was unveiled in The Miami Herald’s annual “Real Estate Study” conducted by Bendixen & Amandi International. EWM’s Key Biscayne office gathered to receive the award recognition.

Special Reading

Key Biscayne resident Gigi Costa held a book signing at Books & Books for her just-released new children’s book: Have You Heard Of The Little Boy Named Oliver?

Eat More Art

Whispering Angel hosted the 2018 Midsummer Daydream Brunch & Art Vernissage at Avant Gallery & LaMuse Café, highlighted by a birthday celebration for Lisa Hochstein

Health First

Mercy Hospital invited guests to celebrate the Blessing & Ribbon Cutting of the newly renovated 7C Med/Surgery Unit, ensuring its continued reputation as one of Miami’s best hospitals

Secret Dine

Key Biscayners in-the-know welcomed Secreto Gourmet to the island, ushering in a new standard of fresh meals made from scratch using only natural ingredients. The farm-to-table gourmet eatery offers an cozy dine-in terrace as well as take-out options

Red, White & Blue

EWM participated in the always-festive Key Biscayne 4th Of July Parade by driving in patriotic golf cars and handing out complimentary mini soccer balls to the patriotic crowd.

Culinary Cheer

Steak Brasil hosted a big World Cup Brasil watch party at their Downtown Miami restaurant with fans from around the world.

Culinary Cheer

Steak Brasil hosted a big World Cup Brasil watch party at their Downtown Miami restaurant with fans from around the world.

THE SPIRIT OF CHARITY

The annual Spirit of Charity Gala, hosted by Catholic Charities, benefited children, families, the elderly, the disabled and the homeless, among others in need throughout one of their most successful events to date. Live music and dancing among the more than 650 community leaders present rounded out a night filled with joy and hope.

PROPER PROFESSIONALS

Next In Line, a young professionals networking organization in South Florida, partnered with The Sports Club/LA and Business Buddies to host a unique networking event overlooking Biscayne Bay from the Four Seasons Tower on Brickell to benefit Best Buddies of Florida.

FULL THROTTLE

Zooming into town with style, the 37th installment of the South Florida International Auto Show showcased the best the automotive world has to offer — and will be offering — with scores of interactive exhibits and displays including the debut of 10 concept cars that provided design cues for the future.

HELPING HANDS

Sister Cooke and many of the parents from Carrollton School all joined together at the Grand Bay Club to celebrate a pre-gala event to raise funds for the school. The official gala will take place on the premises of the school in January 2008.

World Wonder

International Yachtsman, the primer magazine showcasing the passions and pastimes of the world’s yachting elite, hosted a mansion soiree with The Luxury Council and Sol Sotheby’s that invited guests to discover The 8th World Wonder. Guests sipped on Dewar’s 12 and libation offerings from Premier Beverage while touring international real estate options from Royal Islands in the Bahamas and Keys Caribbean Resort Residences, Marinas & Club. So what was the 8th Wonder? Besides the Erno Laszlo-laden goodie bags, it was the party itself, of course.

Mondrian marvel

With more than 70 percent of their hotel residences already sold and hope for a full sell-out by early 2008, Mondrian South Beach celebrated their success at The Forge in Miami Beach. To reflect the interiors of the residences, the Forge was outfitted with furnishings from Moooi. Guests were treated to a screening of a video visualization of Mondrian South Beach while sipping on complimentary cocktails and sampling light bites.

A PATH TO GREATNESS

Larry Robinson and Dr. Orlando Silva hosted a private reception at Northern Trust on Brickell Avenue to grow awareness for Misioneros del Camino. Throughout the evening, The New World of School of Arts held private performances for guests. The night of networking and good will culminated with attendees committing to get involved in the efforts of Misioneros del Camino to the benefit of all those involved.

Night at the Museum

Recently the Miami Science Museum, together with more than 100 VIP guests, enjoyed an exquisite Dinosaurs of China private reception to raise awareness for the new museum’s capital campaign.

COCKTAILS UNDER THE STARS

To celebrate the beginning of the social season with glamour and style, Hollywould and The Whitehall Society entertained more than 300 selected VIP personalities and stars with an exclusive gala evening at the splendid landmark Flagler Museum.

THE POWER OF BELIEVING

An extraordinary gala dubbed Believe 2007 welcomed more than 600 guests to Karu & Y Restaurant to yield funds for six organizations that raise awareness for Colombia’s social needs. It was a magical evening complete with an auction, a fashion show by Silvia Tcherassi and a private concert by Juanes, Fonseca and Fanny Lu.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

Family, friends and Key Biscayne neighbors gathered to toast champagne and dance the night away to celebrate Christina Termine’s birthday, together with her fiance, Rafael Bild, at their Mashta Island home.    

Wedding Bliss

Fourth generation Key Biscayner Cristina Figueredo and 20-year Key resident Alejandro Zizold were married at St. Agnes Church in Key Biscayne followed by an elaborate champagne reception at the Ocean Club Tennis Center. The couple has decided to continue to reside on Key Biscayne as they embark on their new life together.

Bella BASH

Luminaries, friends and stars of the entertainment industry all gathered to celebrate the award-winning film Bella at the Mashta Island home of the film’s executive producers, Sean and Ana Wolfington. The private dinner party included celebrity legends from various genres and nationalities as well as Key Biscayne’s elite.

FASHION MANSION

Fashion took on a whole new meaning when MarketAmerica.com, Vogue and Grey Goose hosted Hollywood’s hottest stars during an exclusive party featuring a fashion show by designer Alberta Ferretti showcasing her spring/summer 2008 Collection poolside at J.R. and Loren Ridinger’s waterfront mansion.

ARTISTIC SIPS

Grey Goose debuted Artiste at the One Man Show exhibit showcasing masterworks by Pablo Picasso, Fernando Botero, Frank Stella and Guillermo Munoz Vera inside Gary Nader Fine Art Gallery. Among the 500 VIPs were famed author Tom Wolfe, music mogul Emilio Estefan and real estate powerhouse Jorge Perez, CEO of The Related Group.

MISSION COMPLETE

A celebratory reunion at Ocean Club on Key Biscayne honored the doctors, nurses and volunteers who recently spent four days in Sumpango, Guatemala, on yet another successful Medical Mission to help the area’s residents. During the trip, the group saw more than 4,000 patients and changed just as many lives.

ARTFUL EVENING

Key Biscayne’s art lovers came out to enjoy the paintings of contemporary European artists Alexandre Zakharov and MOZ at the internationally renowned Opera Gallery at Bal Harbour Shops. Host Bernard Markowicz, director of Opera Gallery, encouraged guests to visit OperaGallery.com for details on upcoming exhibits and special events scheduled at the venue.

FOR THE KIDS

Albertina Cisneros and Juan Manuel Pascual hosted a cocktail event at the Bass Museum in Miami Beach to raise funds for the Child-Brain Foundation. Friends, family and community leaders participated throughout the evening in order to help advance the knowledge and treatment of pediatric neurological diseases in hopes of aiding the infants and children who benefit from the scientific research the organization supports.

POWER PARTNERS

Fortune International Realty and The Related Group recently joined forces to create FRIS: Fortune Related International Sales, a joint effort that has all of South Florida buzzing. They celebrated the partnership with a Key Biscayne fiesta to promote Icon Vallarta on Mexico’s Gold Coast, one of the many projects that represent the joint venture’s $2 billion in developments throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.

IN GOOD TASTE

Chef Pascal Tingaud, Moët & Chandon’s private chef at the exclusive French Chateau de Saran, made a rare appearance stateside to host a private dinner with Cioppino Chef de Cuisine Ramon Guerrero and Sommelier Jorge Mendoza at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne. Thirty-two exclusive VIPs enjoyed this gastronomic rarity with each course designed to expertly match tastes from the Moët & Chandon range. Trés chic!

OFF TO A HEALTHY START

The Mount Sinai Medical Center Key Biscayne opened its doors recently, providing residents of the island with the high-quality care they deserve and the convenience they desire. Residents joined community leaders and Mount Sinai President and CEO Steven Sonenreich for a VIP tour of the new facility, located in Key Colony Plaza at 200 Crandon Boulevard. The facility offers adult primary care, consultations in internal medicine, geriatrics, physical exams, preventive medicine and routine diagnostic testing. To make an appointment, call 305.674.2599.

FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL

The 11th Annual Miami Jewish Film Festival presented by the Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education offered an exceptional lineup of award-winning domestic and international features and documentaries to sold-out audiences. The celebration began Opening Night with the presentation of the Community Arts Award to Nancy and Norman Lipoff. Under the guidance of MJFF Director Ellen Wedner, filmmakers, directors, actors and special guests enhanced the screenings by lending insight into the filmmaking process.

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