Issue – March 2013

Memorable Nights

Whether you find yourself lounging, dining or dancing the night away, one thing’s certain: These looks will get you the attention you deserve no matter where you find yourself having a good time.

Residence Impact

This beautiful Key Biscayne house is at once breathtaking, impressive, relaxing and the perfect place to call home all year round.

Fitness Fever

Discover some exciting fitness alternatives and get the mindset you need to stick to your exercise goals by understanding how to build good habits and reprograming the way you think so healthy aspirations become reality.

Yummy Spaces

Perhaps no other areas of a home are more important than where food is center stage. If you’re looking to spruce up your kitchen or dining room this season, these must-haves should be on the menu.

Grub On

When it comes to finding the right place to eat, sometimes word-of-mouth just doesn’t cut it. These online culinary sites are sure to help you find what you’re looking for as soon as hunger strikes.

Positive Energy

Reiki Practitioner & Massage Therapist Nelly Thomas believes in using her talents to help those less fortunate every chance she gets.

Wild Spot

Want to add a touch of The Animal Kingdom to your next event? If so, make sure you host it at one of Jungle Island’s stunning party areas.

Modern Vibe

The spirit of the 1960s is back with a vengeance. Live it up with this pair of Mod Era-inspired timepieces.

Full Ride

Chevy ups the style ante with their sleekly redesigned 2014 Impala ready to take on the highways and byways with a vengeance.

Classic Sounds

The Beethoven Society is working hard to make Miami Ludwig’s town, one note at a time

Growing Change

The Farm @ Verde Gardens doesn’t just grow delicious sustainable produce. It also provides a new start for the former homeless.

Playing Safe

When it comes to skin cancer, it pays to take precautions. But that doesn’t have to mean missing out on fun in the sun.

Neck Knack

Want to keep making that youthful first impression? Better take care of that true-age giveaway spot — and it’s not where you think.

Oh, Baby!

When it comes to caring for the most sensitive skin in your household, making the safe and natural choice is a no-brainer.

Woven Haven

Escape from it all in your own backyard in this Scoop Chaise.

Filing Right

It’s the most wonderful time of the year — for accountants. For the rest of us, tax time is stressful, scary and sometimes overwhelming. Take back control with these key tips.

Extravagant Eating

Throwing a party? You know what your guests want to eat, and it’s not Asian-Latin fusion. It’s Italian, mouth-wateringly delicious Mediterranean goodness.

Natural Encounters

Key Biscayne’s Nature Center is off the radar for many island residents, and wrongly so. This stunning spot is one of the island’s coolest attractions. Here are our top reasons to check it out today.

Party Maker

Who says you can’t take it with you? With the Libratone Zipp, you can bring stunning sound wherever life leads you.

Stylish Strut

At Miami International University of Art & Design, Charlene Parsons helps future designers get off to a great start.

Golfer’s Paradise

Love a morning on the fairways? Then you’ll feel right at home at Mayakoba.


Some of us travel for rest and relaxation, others to challenge ourselves to achieve new heights. Put yourself to the test at Saddlebrook Resort’s Tennis Program.

Smarter Travel

With customers become more conscious than ever of maintaining well-being while on the road, smart hotels are offering a new range of perks designed to boost both body & mind.


I don’t think I’ve ever met anyone who didn’t think about changing this or that about themselves at some point in their lives (or all the time).

The 411

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

Just Right

When the action hits the courts this month during the Sony Open, make sure you arrive refreshed and ready to take in a ball-slammin’ good time with this light libation that has just the subtlest kick to it.

App Chug

Looking to navigate the expansive options you have for drinking at home or at your nearest dive? You might want to consider a little help from some nifty apps guaranteed to help you get your buzz on morning, noon and night.


The Sunshine State offers much more than just sun and fun…there are plenty of hidden culinary treasures to discover along the highways and byways of this great state. Herewith: A taste of what to expect when you hit the road

Haute Life

Imagine days and nights filled with meaningful moments and exquisite experiences in a home that’s at once grand and artistic, yet comfortable and familiar...a place where splendor and sophistication unite with flawless ease. This is the essence of Sunny Isles’ Château Beach.

Transforming Spaces

The team at California Closets sees home as more than a place where you sleep at night and store your things. It’s a source of comfort and a refuge, a space for connection and celebration — it’s a way of life.


We teamed up with Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables to find a few Key Biscayners willing to share why they love their luxury rides so much — and what keeps them loyal to their brand of choice.

Phoenix Rising

Presently ranked # 1 in the world, Serena Williams’ career is anything but average. Grand Slam titles…got them! Olympic medals…done! Add to the roster a foundation that builds schools in Africa, a clothing line and a book and you realize why she gives the term athlete a shiny new prospective. Now she’s back in Key Biscayne to take on the Sony Open with the grace, power, and champion attitude that has come to define her.

Best Bids

Brickell Magazine & Switchboard Of Miami’s Women’s Council teamed up to host a charitable bachelor acution at Conrad Miami with hundreds in attendance.

Smart Banking

Sabadell United Bank is enhancing its downtown presence with a signature, flagship lobby office at 1111 Brickell Ave. Recently holding the grand opening, the new office is intended as a prototype for future branches and aims to serve the bank’s growing, diverse clientele.

Seafood Dreams

The Key Biscayne Presbyterian Church School hosted its annual Stone Crabs Under The Stars fundraiser and silent auction at the Key Biscayne Beach Club.

Special Anniversary

The Key Biscayne Community School celebrated their 60th Anniversary at The Key Biscayne Beach Club.

Looking Good

Waxmee Salon & Spa hosted a customer appreciation day themed as “Love Sucks But Your Hair Doesn’t Have To” promoting beauty & wellness to their customers.

Well Done

EWM Realty International recently celebrated their annual Awards Presentation at Jungle Island to honor those within their organization who break the mold and continually strive toward success.

Home Tours

The Key Biscayne Chamber of Commerce held their 3rd Annual Lifestyles In Paradise Home Tour, where 6 wonderful homes were selected to be showcased.


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.