Issue – July/August 2016

Life Lenses

Explore a few daily tasks as experienced by introverts and extroverts. Their differences have been documented since the beginning of time, but with a constantly evolving “connected” society emerging, the contrasts have never been more prominent.

Paw Perfect

Sofia & Michael Mauri and their team are helping Key Biscayne’s community of 4-legged, furry friends lead happier and healthier lives through Paw Life pet services.

Sky-high dreams

A spacious condo in The Ocean Club’s coveted Lake Tower is sure to welcome you home day in and day out with a breathtaking view and world-class amenities.

Home In The Making

From its first store on Calle Ocho in Little Havana, El Dorado Furniture has flourished into one of the Top 50 furniture retailers in the country by focusing on customer demands and putting family first.

Maniac on the Go!

The 24-hour daily routine of Miami women requires a casual look that can take her from work to the gym…to the beach.

Get Gorgeous

If looking your best is on your agenda this season, schedule an appointment with one of these aesthetic geniuses at some of the city’s top salons & spas to ensure all heads start turning in your direction.

Shape Shifters

Motivation comes in many forms, and getting in the best shape of your life is just an effective workout regimen away. The fitness professionals you are about to meet can help you attain the body of your dreams in no time.

Wow Factor

Meet a few of Miami’s top professionals of perfection to find out how they can help you yield the best version of yourself possible — no matter what your aesthetic goals.

Confessions Of A Beauty Queen

When it comes to being a beauty queen, it takes more than good looks and a beautiful body to earn the crown and don the title. Here are some reflections from beauty queens who have taken the stage and brought home the crown — and everything that comes with it.

On The Move

The idea for Red Flyer, The Handicapped Pets Community, an animal wheelchair loaner program, started with a dog named Bosco, a “Want Ad” and an animal-loving couple who saw an unmet need for animals with missing or disabled limbs.

Eye Wonder

More than windows to our souls, our eyes interpret a flurry of stimuli in a split-second and can reveal stories of love, life and health.

Financial Expertise

Mey-Ling Perez focuses on a well-rounded, consultative approach to wealth management, with advice, fast turnaround and very personalized attention at the center of everything she does at Sabadell United Bank.

Wise Words

The Digital Age has changed just about everything, including preaching. Now it’s more important than ever to be heard. In Talking God, Father Albert Cutié aims to elevate the art of the sermon.

The Boys Of Summer

We’ve been giving the gals way too much fashion attention — for the summer, it’s the gents who get summer love with the hottest shorts of the season: Hello, OGUY.

Elite Escape

With it’s sleepy history, culture-rich village, climate free of heat and humidity, and four true seasons, Firethorn is the residential community for South Floridians looking to escape to a unique second home just a day’s drive from Miami.

Creative Kids

Summer in Miami means mornings in the sun and afternoons indoors during the daily rainstorms that roll in. Here are some fun ways at some local hubs of creativity to get your kids’ inspired this season.

Personal Commitment

The Roads Dental Specialty understands that every patient is unique. In addition to providing first-rate service, they work hard to create a comfortable and welcoming environment to help overcome patient’s traditional dental anxieties.

Future Illuminated

When the decision comes to buying or selling real estate, there’s always the question: furnished or un-furnished?

Fairytale Listings

While it’s important to show a house that’s clean, bright and uncluttered, taking the next step to properly stage a home for sale will get it in and out of the market faster at a higher price.

Historic Good Time

The Deering Estate is more than a historic home. In recent years, through engaging programming, the venue has become a destination for unique cultural experiences.

Trust Checkup

If you’re the owner, trustee or beneficiary of a trust (foreign or domestic) that was established some years ago, it may be time for a trust checkup.

Floor forté

Aged wine and spirits barrels contain some of the most beautiful and highly prized woods. Unfortunately, the curved nature of the planks used to mean that beauty could never be used on floors and walls. Until now.

Sun Bunny Loves You

Summertime means outdoor adventures and soaking up the sunshine; but it also means lighter apparel and flip-flops — all equaling dry and chapped skin. Have no fear, HydroPeptide is here.

Summer Magic

Summer is my favorite season in Miami — even when it rains.

Keep It Cool

Soak up the sun and much more with this delicious ready-for-summer take on a traditional Sangria.

The 411

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

Fitness Gurus

Pilates Zone hosted their Grand Opening at The Square in Key Biscayne. Guests learned about the benefits of the services offered and got the opportunity to meet and mingle with the expert staff at the new studio.

Global Perspective

Barnes Int’l Realty’s Art Department hosted an exhibition by Key Biscayne resident Florencia Godward entitled It’s A Small World After All.

Changing Lives

Branches, Inc., celebrated its 13th Annual Black Tie & Blue Jeans Benefit Dinner & Auction at JW Marriott Marquis to benefit the long-term success and life-changing opportunities for low-income children, youth and families.

Stylish Launch

The Related Group celebrated the opening of Auberge Residences & Spa at Miami’s new Piero Lissoni-designed Sales Center during a standing-room only event that included an intimate sneak peek of the Adrianne Arsht Center’s summer show, Cirque Éloize’s Cirkopolis, and opening remarks by the development team.

Big Feast

The Key Biscayne Yacht Club held their highly anticipated 8th Annual “Rib Off” contest in loving memory of Dr. Bob Kemper.

Taste Of Creativity

Brigitte De Langeron and Puntino hosted a special VIP Open House & Creative Art Exhibition in Key Biscayne.

Season Of Beauty

Dr. John J. Martin, Jr., M.D., hosted a Summer Beauty Open House featuring some of the cosmetic industry’s top reps showcasing the latest treatments.


Island Hop

A glimpse into Key Biscayne’s dynamic social scene

Sweet Treats

From the Everything Cookie to PB&J, Blueberry Cheesecake and S’Mores, Chip City has a flavor for just about any taste in Miami and beyond.