Issue – November 2016

Banking In Paradise

Sabadell United Bank held the grand opening of their new Key Biscayne Branch.

Lovely Luau

The Key Biscayne Yacht Club held a special Luau hosted by Seabelle Carol Craiglow and Commodore York Flick.

All Night Long

Stefano’s Lounge held their official grand opening with a special ribbon-cutting ceremony, music, cocktails and tons of fun.

Island Brew

The Key Biscayne Lions Club held their annual Oktoberest at The Beach Club.

Keys To Success

Clients, friends, family and neighbors arrived at Fairways On The Key to welcome the Key Biscayne Private Wealth Team of Sabadell United Bank.

Village Of Dreams

The Village of Key Biscayne celebrated their 25th Anniversary of Incorporation from the City of Miami, at Grand Bay Club, complete with dancing, music and entertainment.

Dare To Wear?

From runways to street style, fashion flashbacks are making a comeback. Here are some we’ve been keeping an eye on but the question is: Is it whack? Or do we bring it back?


With a lyrical list of amenities and elegant, arresting architecture, Hyde Beach House promises to be one of the premier coastal condominium complexes in South Florida.

Feminine Philosophy

For times when the exhilaration of life wants more, the best response is to attain living with alluring style.

Sit Up

Sofas, couches and chairs are the most oft-used pieces of furniture we have in our homes. They’ve not only been the cornerstone of endless conversations with friends and family, they’re also the first thing you look for for when it’s time to just sit down and relax.

Open Spaces

This one-of-a-kind apartment that looks and feels like living in a house is just steps away from the beach and ocean. It has a huge terrace with a private pool, private Jacuzzi and a separate and magnificent guest house.

Interior Influx

These interior design pros are ready to help you create the home of your dreams with stunning insight and expert attention to every last detail.

Harmonious Surrounds

You don’t have to have a degree in interior design to have an eye for putting spaces together. You also don’t have to be in the market to sell your house in order to have it “staged”— because at the end of the day, your house should be a personal reflection of you.

Housing Matters

Stephanie Berman Eisenberg, President & CEO of Carrfour Supportive Housing, helps our community’s most vulnerable individuals attain stable, long-term housing.

Special Place

When it comes to staying power, there are few places that have weathered more storms than Key Biscayne’s own The Island Shop. A staple on The Key for decades, you’re almost guaranteed to never leave this place empty-handed.

Garden Grow

Whether you want nature to surround you on the ground in your home’s backyard or up high in the sky on your balcony, there’s one addition you might want to add to your indoor or outdoor oasis: the Tower Garden by Juice Plus.

Adios, Adipose!

One of the most exciting developments over the last several years has been technology to remove unwanted fat without surgery. Initially, there was Coolsculpting, which eliminates fat by freezing it.

It’s In The Bag

This winter, it’s not about the dress, it’s not about the jewelry — it’s all about the bag. Bring in all of your wow factor with a purse that lets them know: I’ve got it in the bag!

Cure For Boring

The term “4-door sedan” rarely conjures images of smoking tires, redlined tachometers and flashing blue lights in the rearview mirror, unless you’re discussing the Dodge Charger.

Finding the Perfect Pet

A canine-human mismatch is likely why nice dogs so often end up homeless. Often underestimated is the time and training requirement needed to raise a dog. When adopting a dog, don’t make your decision solely on physical appearance, size or sex.

Clearly Classic

Ralph Lauren is well-known in the classic car world for his exquisite taste in cars. His 1938 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic Coupe (well worth Googling to see) inspired the 45mm Steel masterpiece, part of his legendary Automotive Collection.

Finance Freedom

There comes a point in time when an experienced attorney considers breaking out on their own or with partners.

United For PD

Brad McMorris can’t slow down. He works full-time managing over 600 clients and hundreds of millions of dollars at Wells Fargo Advisors. When he was diagnosed with Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease (YOPD), it could’ve been his excuse to slow down, but it only made him pick up the pace.

Creative Sparkle

With offerings ranging from intricate filigree necklaces to Disney-themed charm bracelets, the new Pandora at Brickell City Centre is a must-stop for jewelry and gifts. Celebrate the official grand opening this month with a series of events from Nov. 3-6.

Dishing On Delivery

Always a family-pleaser, Tutto Pizza & Pasta is making it even easier to enjoy their menu of Italian delights with island-wide delivery in Key Biscayne.


Even in a seller’s market, curb-appeal is king. Below are some quick and quirky ways to gild your garden and liven up your lawn.

Simian Showcase

The animal meets the aesthetic in this year’s Endangered: Art For Apes, a mixed-media exhibition that celebrates all that remains wild in our world.

House Hobbies

I thought I had it all figured out — until I said sayonara to condo living and moved into a new house with my wife.

Rum Squash

Take advantage of prep scraps and leftovers before and after Thanksgiving this month and wow your guests with this savory rum-laden butternut squash concoction.

The 411

Spotlighting news, launches, announcements, happenings, products & places in and around South Florida.

Totally Welcomed

Entertaining means to many of us pleasant nights with close friends and family, full glasses and happy bellies, enjoying our lives in the bosom of those we love. Or not. If the idea of hosting people for dinner gives you the shivers, read on.


Anyone who’s ever watched Don Draper do practically anything knows a home bar is the cat’s pajamas, the bee’s knees. Below are several tips to help you elevate your general level of elegance.


Island Hop

A glimpse into Key Biscayne’s dynamic social scene

Island Moves

From strength Training to endurance exercises and flexibility, meet a few key biscayners balancing their mind, body and soul to yield a life well-lived in paradise.