Issue – May/June 2013

Pink Buzz

Nothing satiates a thirsty palate on a hot South Florida day like a big, ice-cold glass of pink lemonade. Take each sip to the next level with this cocktail-inspired recipe sure to make this Mother’s Day extra special.


Creating the perfect bar at home isn’t rocket science, but it does require a little thought, a few essentials and the willingness to put in the effort to yield the cocktail party of your dreams.

Six First Dates

When it comes to dating, the options are endless. We explore a 6 types of first dates that will make an impact no matter who you’re with. Try one, or try them all.


With one of the largest coastlines in the U.S., fertile soil, lush scenery and year-round tropical weather, if you call Florida home, it’s safe to say you’re living the life. And as summer arrives, and you ready yourself to leave the daily grind behind, we offer a few off-the-beaten Floridian experiences to set your sights on.

From Me, To Mom

Take these modern thoughts on the meaning of Mother’s Day to heart and discover how you can let your mother know she’s spectacular all year round.

Key Biscayne Magazine’s DEAR MOMS 2013

On an island where family reigns supreme and parents often have to strive to create the perfect work-life balance, these moms stand-out as icons of pure love and total devotion all year round.


Hit the beach in style this season with these luxurious looks sure to make a splash in and out of the water no matter where your itinerary takes you.

Spa Daze

Don’t settle for anything less than the best when it comes to creating a spa-like haven in your home — and don’t worry, it’s not as difficult as you might think.

Tropical Modernist House

This Key Biscayne residence at 765 Harbor Dr. is extremely private with mature trees, enormous bamboo and tall clusia hedges with keystone retaining walls. The spacious garden is ideal for entertaining, swimming and relaxing.

Super Kids

When it comes to raising the most balanced adults possible, many parents realize the challenge isn’t as easy as it seems. Herewith: Some tips to make sure your kids stay on top today, tomorrow and forever.

Wellness Escape

Need a break from it all? Find one without the stress of travel at Club Med’s new flagship resort, Sandpiper Bay.

Next Level

With Project SHIELD, NVIDIA opens the door to a whole new world of gaming that you can access just about anywhere.

Deal Makers

We all like getting more for less. When it comes to haute couture, there’s an increasing range of options online for getting top labels at great savings.

Good Deeds

In addition to his demanding gig at Sabadell Bank, Dwight L. Hill makes the time to lend a helping hand to a host of do-good organizations.

Easy Sweets

Craving gourmet treats, but not the work it takes to whip them up from scratch? Check out Ready. Set. Cupcake!

Looking Sporty

Think luxury timepieces and sporting ones are distinct categories? These two stunning examples might change your mind with their melding of athletic looks and slick sport styling.

Wild Side

Make your child’s summer camp experience a true adventure with Zoofari, a unique experience that blends fun with camaraderie and adventure at Zoo Miami.

Artistic Stroll

With Coral Gables Gallery Night, gallery owner Virginia Miller helps get people out of the house and into some of the city’s hottest art spaces.

Stress Beaters

Everything we do requires some stress, but as it rises past a certain point, performance drops and the body kicks in with wacky responses. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to help with your stress levels Here are 10 tips from Organizational Psychologist.

Keeping Focus

While working hard to keep up with that seemlingly endless to-do list on a daily basis, make sure you don’t lose track of yourself.

Kid Bank

Knowing how to understand and properly manage money is one of the most important skills your kids need to acquire. Don’t take the laissez-faire approach. Here are some proactive steps you can take to help make sure they’ve got the know-how they need to succeed.

Road Wow

Find out why the new Range Rover Sport is Land Rover’s fastest and most agile vehicle yet, and how it plans to leave the competition in the dust.

Sparkling Choice

Looking for fine-quality jewelry at very competitive prices? Check out Nemaro Jewelers.

Urban Oasis

Designed for those with an eye for style, the residences at Oasis Park Square @ Doral offer contemporary, urban architecture and sleek design at every possible turn.

Modern Love

The Moooi Collection showcases fabulously unique pieces from some of today’s most exciting designers.

Parenting Helpers

Parenting isn’t an easy gig. That’s why it’s important to make sure you’re using the right gear. These picks will help make taking care of your kids simpler, more convenient and maybe even a bit more fashionable.

Smile Awhile

As Mother’s Day and Father’s Day approach, households all over the island are buzzing with anticipation.

The 411

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

Top Honors

EWM Realty International held a luncheon at Joe’s Stone Crab in honor of the Chairman’s Club recipients. The firm’s top producers were recognized at this special occasion.

Luxe Showcase

Christina Termine hosted a luncheon for a pre-Mother’s Day celebration at her Key Biscayne residence to showcase her latest collection from Diamonds On The Key.

Gallery Cocktail

Commenoz Gallery held a cocktail reception for the exhibition The Lightness of Being representing recent work by Franck Loret from France

Exceptional Launch

Engel & Völkers Miami hosted a grand opening event for their newest office location in SoFi to unveil the fully equipped facility to real estate professionals as well as high-profile individuals within the community.

Cultural Extravaganza

A special event was held to celebrate Brazilian culture and lifestyle with a focus on Brazil’s luxury market at The Biltmore Hotel.

Yacht Ball

The Key Biscayne Yacht Club held their annual Commodore’s Ball representing the 58th Watch and honoring the first female Commodore ever, Hortensia Sampedro Hacker.

Networking Know-How

The Key Biscayne Chamber of Commerce recently held a successful Key Biscayne Networker at Novecento.

Pro Experience

Novac Djokovic, Andy Murray, The Bryan Brothers, Anna Ivanovic and other top tennis pros held court at the Cliff Drysdale Tennis Center at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, raising $15,000 to benefit the Greater Miami Tennis & Education Foundation.


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.