Issue – December 2011


The Rotary Club of Key Biscayne Foundation held their unique tasting of the “The Great Wines from America” at the 7th Annual Key Biscayne Wine, Food & Silent Auction Event. The evenings proceeds benefitted the Rotary Club of Key Biscayne Foundation and its affiliated charities for adults and children

Here’s to the key!

The Village of Key Biscayne celebrated its 20 years of incorporation with a street gala at the Monaco Reflecting Pools Plaza.

Stylish Celebration

Cuban couture designer Mayda Cisneros hosted a private preview of her latest collection of gowns to an A-list crowd in celebration of Florida Grand Opera’s upcoming “A Zarzuela Gala” featuring Plácido Domingo.


Riviera School’s “Parent’s Night Out” event featured tastings from some of the best restaurants in Coral Gables, Brickell and South Miami.

GRAND Bazaar

The Grand Bay Club held their annual Bazaar, an opportunity for everyone to shop for wonderful things for the holidays.


Martin & Florencia Ferrari hosted a presentation of the orquestra Miami Music Project directed by James Judd at their Key Biscayne residence. The free program for young teenagers between ages 13-21 helps expand talents in classical music.

Brazilian Giving

The Key Biscayne Brazilian community held a fundraiser costume party at Zucchero restaurant, with proceeds going to the Brazilian Foundation in New York.

Networking Time

Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust sponsored a kick-off party for the Chamber of Commerce House Tour & Networking Extravanza, complete with cocktails and bites.

The 411

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

Sea Escapes

Indulge in one of these luxury cruises and explore the world without repacking your suitcase with some of the most exclusive cruise offerings from local vacation firm Brickell Travel.

Little Treasures

Looking for the perfect piece to make a statement this holiday season? Check out this round-up of some of South Florida’s most venerable jewelers. The luxurious pieces they’ve created are sure to make you a stand-out through New Year’s and beyond.

Key Players

Meet the people who are shaping the future of the communities they live in while inspiring everyone they meet along the way. Though their stories are all different and their backgrounds, histories, hopes and dreams vary, the one thing each has in common is a passion for what they do and their ability to see past themselves for the benefit of others. In the following pages, you’ll meet this issue’s Key Players and get a brief glimpse into their lives. If you happen to run into one of them during your daily routine, take a moment to salute them. They’ve earned it.


‘Tis the season for fabulous jewelry! Whether seeking something decadent & sparkling for yourself or a gorgeous holiday gift, this season’s latest collections from local Key Biscayne jeweler, Diamonds On The Key, is sure to please with that perfect something special for everyone on your list.


Island living takes on new meaning at this spectacular condo in Key Biscayne’s Ocean Tower 1, complete with all the luxury and amenities you’ll ever want.

The Gifts of Key Biscayne

Stumped on what to get for everyone on your holiday shopping list? Check out these fabulous — and fabulously local — ideas, all available right here in Key Biscayne.

Bringing Smiles

Inspired by his dad, Key Biscayne teen Michael Kelly is helping people in need find their smiles overseas — and bringing a smile to his own face in the process.


Island Hop

A glimpse into Key Biscayne’s dynamic social scene

Home Is Where Mom is

From the moment her baby arrives in the world, a mother’s instincts awaken, guiding her through the joys and challenges of motherhood — offering comfort in times of distress and encouragement in moments of triumph.