Issue – September/October 2013
Florida’s very own Amelia Island is a destination that offers year-round fishing, golden sunsets, romance, idle excursions and a chance to travel back in time.
While most sedans are bland, soul-less grocery-getters, this assortment redefines the breed. All are cocoons of decadence that are fast, sleek and nimble, with appointments that make a limousine seem like a taxi.
The coveted golden ticket, the river of sumptuous chocolate that swallowed Augusto, the surreptitious Gobstopper and the impish Oompa Loompas — what kid didn’t salivate fantasizing about touring a real-life chocolate factory? Well, now we have our very own.
Tony Kanaan’s successful racing career is thanks in part to his uncanny ability to combine his natural knack for not giving up with his fighting spirit to help him get through even the most challenging obstacles on and off the track.
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.
GARDEN OF GLAM
This season, it’s all about cut, color, flow and attitude. These looks are sure to have you feeling glamorous while yielding all the compliments you deserve from autumn and beyond.
The Good, The Bad & Miami
Tight, bright, shiny and sexy — Miami can’t even grasp the notion of under the radar. Our fashion sense comes down like an atomic bomb of rainbows and our animal prints are so beyond out of control that it’s a surprise they don’t bite.
These haute home must-haves are sure to get your family and guests talking — after all, when it comes to décor, every detail counts.
Truly unique in beauty and design, this modern contemporary home was created with love and precise attention to details.
While the thermometer might not agree with the calendar in Miami, the fashion world turns its collective eye toward autumn collections this month. Here we offer Magic City fashionistas a glimpse into the season’s top trends and how to rock the perfect look.
Jennifer Heegaard’s passion for helping others is prevalent in every aspect of her life — from the helm of her PR firm JEJE Consulting all the way through to her work with Dress For Success Miami, where she aims to make a difference on a daily basis
Unless you’re Bruce Willis, Jason Statham or our Editor-in-Chief Jorge Arauz, chances are you want a lush head of hair. There’s always hair transplants. But what about something simpler you can do yourself? Plus, unlike medications such as Propecia, these home lasers work for women as well.
The Art Of Agave
Skip the next chic wine or scotch tasting and instead head over to Cantina Beach to meet the country’s first and only “tequilier” Heriberto Ovideo.
Finding the right college is a personal journey, according to Juan-Camilo Tamayo of JCT4Education, who has assisted thousands of students in reaching their educational goals. He provides the following tips to help make the process more rewarding:
Want to cut loose, have a great meal, some drinks...and be sing a little? Key Biscayne’s own Ibis Lounge might be just the place you’ve been looking for.
With a diverse background in teaching, advertising, television, film, graphic design, print, animation, illustration and painting, Miami artist Monica Yepes is never at a loss for inspiration for her stunning wall designs for baby, children and teen rooms.
South Florida wrists wear some of the most sophisticated watches in the world. However, in the case of RAPP’s 5 collections, these fabulous timepieces were actually designed with The Magic City in mind.
Did your eccentric rich uncle leave you millions? If that uncle happens to be a non-resident alien, make sure you file the proper forms with the IRS.
Google’s wearable optical computer Google Glass will not only considerably enhance everday productivity but will also allow wearers to monitor and control their homes.
According to Andres Duany, Founder of the New Urbanism Movement, cities such as Miami will save the planet because dense, walkable, transit-oriented, exciting places are the best solution to environmental degradation. Here are some things you can do to help:
On Key Biscayne, it’s bikini season all year round. Which makes the new collection from Nicolita — titled “The Search for the Perfect Booty” — a perfect fit.
101, Key Biscayne’s newest residential development, will soon be the island’s most exclusive property, limited to a mere 11 owners.
Redefining the concept of “getting away from it all,” a private island vacation is a great way to take a break from family, friends and co-workers. Conversely, it’s also an excellent way to bring them along.
Collector cars are no different than any other investment in that you need to do your homework and know what you are bidding on long before you raise your paddle.
Looking for an exotic spa experience, but hate to fly? The Spa @ PGA National Resort should be your next stop.
When college is on the horizon, nothing’s more daunting than all the test-taking before schools can even begin to consider your application. The key is to be prepared.
Spotlighting news, launches, announcements, happenings, products & places in and around South Florida.
Let your imagination flow as smoothly as the wow’s you will receive with this rainbow-inspired cocktail sure to yield a heavenly buzz like none other.
Lucky for us, local eateries are continually blurring the lines between food and art, ensuring that the dishes we order are as delicious to eat as they are to look at.
Sippin’ In Style
Miami’s craft cocktail scene has been undergoing a renaissance, breaking free from the stereotypical frozen cocktail by providing cocktail aficionados with an array of trendy lounges, speakeasies and bar programs at high-end venues where you’re sure to find some of the most creative hand-crafted concoctions around.
Most of us would agree that when it comes to style, it’s not what you wear but how you wear it. From the world’s hottest runways to the creative minds at some of the top fashion houses around the globe, this season is all about discovering looks and pieces that make you feel confident inside and out.
The Key Biscayne Yacht Club held a Moon Crawl with live entertainment, dancing and dinner.
Lap Of Luxury
101 Key Biscayne, the island’s newest condominium project, took center stage recently to show off its Ornare designs, which will be featured in each residence.
Lonia Zylberman celebrated her graduation from FIU with a Master’s Degree in Global Governance after studying at the University of Paris majoring in Political Science and Int’l Studies.
Celebrating our nation’s independence in style, EWM earned the trophy for “Most Patriotic Float” in this year’s Fourth Of July Parade in Key Biscayne.
The Key Biscayne Community Foundation presented an evening with art entitled The Female Body Through The History Of Art for art lovers on The Key and beyond.
The Key Biscayne Fourth Of July Committee held their annual BBQ at The Beach Club with lots of tasty bites, refreshing sips and patriotism throughout the day.
The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne celebrated a specially-crafted Mount Gay rum that was reserved exclusively for RUMBAR, the resort’s Old Havana-inspired bar/lounge. With only 324 bottles in existence, the limited-edition spirit runs $250 per bottle.