Success At Your Best

Danny Jelaca and his team of stylists, colorists & hair designers have mastered the art of creating glamorous and easy-to-manage looks. Here he shares some great tips on maintaining healthy locks that he practices daily at his highly-coveted Danny Jelaca Salon in South Beach. Text by Estrellita S Sibila. Featuring: Leonor Greyl’s Masque Quintessence, Leonor Greyl Condition Naturelle, Leonor Greyl Voluforme Styling Spray and Huile De Leonor Greyl Pre-Shampoo Oil Treatment.

Success Aquí

A trip to “la ventanita” is always a promising encounter. Here’s a Cuban Coffee reference guide to help you order up the perfect power boost while sounding like a local…just remember to always say gracias. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila. Featuring: JennyLee Molina and 3:05 Cafecito.

Success Giving

The Junior Orange Bowl, a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a forum for youth to showcase their strengths, talents and skills, hosts 15 athletic competitions throughout the year that promote good sportsmanship and camaraderie. Text by Estrellita S Sibila. Featuring: Junior Orange Bowl, Martina Navratilova, Tiger Woods, Sergio Garcia, Lexi Thompson, and Sports Ability Games.


From fishing tournaments to food-centric events and art expos, Tony Albelo has crowds swarming to his signature South Florida events year after year. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila. Photo courtesy of Swarm, Inc. Feauturing: Tony Albelo, The Grove SLAM!, Grovetoberfest, SWARM, ArtWalk, Wynwood Life & the HalloWYN Halloween block party in Wynwood, Brickell’s St. Patty’s Day and Cinco De Mayo celebrations, Coconut Grove Seafood Festival, The Kitchen Hop, Art Basel, Sprung! Beer Festival, Grillin’ In The Grove, Rumba Colombia, and Bayfront Park.


Kitchens are one of the most popular upgrades to existing residences and one of the most carefully planned areas of a new build. What would our lives be like without fancy appliances, eye-catching cabinetry and lavish surfaces? Text by Sandy Lindsey. Featuring: Combi-Steam Ovens, Gaggenau, MultiMatic Aluminum Interior Fitting System, SieMatic DCOTA, Downsview Kitchens, Styletech Wood Tiles, Styletech Wood 05 Ancient Tiles, P`7350 Design by Porsche Design Studio, Poggenpohl DCOTA and Marble Of The World.

Taste Masters

Ah, Ramen, how we love (and hate) thee. From weeknight gobble sessions in childhood to insane all-night study sessions in college to “I’m so hungry, I’ll even eat Ramen” moments in adulthood, most of us have had many experiences with the microwaveable version of this staple. But there are so many more ways to enjoy this drippy treat. Text by Rony Mo. Featuring: Nissin Cup O’ Noodles, Momi Ramen, David Chang, Lucky Peach, The Ramen Pimp, Bruce Wayne and SOBE Wine & Food Festival’s Burger Bash.

The 411

Spotlighting news, launches, announcements, happenings, products & places in and around South Florida for March 2015. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Featuring: Oceana Key Biscayne, Eduardo Costantini, Beatriz Milhazes, Artur Lescher, Leo Battistelli, Asociacion Emergencia Ayacucho, Chef Carlo Huerta, AD Global Corp, Ultra Music Festival, Bayfront Park, Miami Foundation’s Public Space Challenge, Deering Estate, Carnaval Miami, Kiwanis Club Of Little Havana, Latin Jazz Festival Carnaval, Calle Ocho Street Festival, PhilanthroFest, #WeLove305 Passion Project, Jazz In the Gables, Coral Gables Museum Plaza, the City of Coral Gables, the Business Improvement District, Chamber of Commerce, Miami Jazz Coop, Coral Gables Hospital, Zyscovich Architects, Miami International Film Festival Culinary Cinema, Lee Brian Schrager, Wicked, Adrienne Arsht Center, Little Havana Art District, Art Emporium, Joel Nunez’s The Abyss Of Truth, Deering Seafood Festival, Yelp Spring Break, Spumanti winemaker, Foss Marai Grand Brut Roös, 90 Points James Suckling, TotalWine, Champagne & Wines, 3rd Annual Monica Burguera Foundation Golf Tournament, Miami International Links, 6th Annual All Star Tennis Charity Event at Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Serena Williams, Kei Nishokori, Ana Ivanovic, American Arena Events: Original Harlem Globetrotters, Elton John, Fleetwood Mac, Ariana Grande, Adrienne Arsht Center Events: The Pearl Fishers, Trust, Mahler’s Sixth, Golden Sounds From Hollywood, Jazz Meets Broadway, Joshua Bell & New World Symphony, Carmina Burana, BT Electronic Opus, Aventura Center Events: Cirquesco, A Jew Grows In Brooklyn, Vanessa Hollingshead, Magic City Casino Events: Peter Fernandez, Ragdoll, Lime & Company B, Lara Fabian, Fruit And Spice Park Events: Asian Culture Festival, Fairchild Garden Events: Orchid Festival, Hard Rock Live Hollywood Fl Events: Don Omar & Nicky Jam, KC & The Sunshine Band, Deering Estate Events: Spring Camp.

Encounters w/ American Social Brickell

American Social Brickell and Brickell Magazine hosted the happiest happy hour in town to support the Miami Film Society. — Photos by Korey Davis 1. Eugene Newman, Michelle Renee, Margene Munoz, Lourdes Castellon, Mike Scull 2. Christianne Christensen, Jose-Antonio Valencia, Gigi Guermont 3. Chris Tosi, Aaron Puckett, Joshua Stosic 4. Margie Serink, Ben Stein

Encounters w/ Park Grove

Mike Fernandez celebrated at his future home, Park Grove, with an inspiring discussion about his life and new book: Humbled By The Journey. — Photos by Korey Davis 1. Pedro Martin, Jorge Perez, Mike Fernandez, Patrick Campbell 2. Mike Fernandez 3. Ysha Arteaga, Hilda Jacobson 4. Vicky Perez-Iorido, Constance Fernandez, Diana Boytell 5. Tessie Barrinat, Alan Goldfarb 6. Tyger Paris, Gustavo Somoano 7. Katherine Bazante, Claudia Eusse 8. Sandra Centeno, Andreina Lecue 9. Drew Hunsicker, Andrea Lopez-Irlanda 10. Vanessa Mosquera, Brian Scully 11. Mike Fernandez, Darlene Perez, Jorge Perez, Constance Fernandez 12. Rafael Leon, Tony Rodriguez, Elaine Kauffmann

Encounters w/ Brickell City Centre

SKY HIGH Brickell City Centre invited VIPs to an exclusive celebration of the triumphant construction top-off of RISE. — Photos by Korey Davis 1. Walter Defortuna, Harvey Daniels, Maile, Laurent Fraticelli, Monica Defortuna 2. Altagracia Labrozzi, Manny Chamizo, Alexandra Tovar 3. Milu Vimo, Fadia Bassi, Paula Maya 4. Evelyn Perez-larin, Natalia Raphael, Jacqueline Rodriguez

Encounters w/ Natcom

Natcom hosted Agencia EFE’s 75th Anniversary celebration at its studios in Mana Wynwood welcoming a coveted list of VIPs, celebrities, dignitaries & media. 1. Eddie Sarasola, Richard Roer, Alvaro Garnica, Mario Pascual 2. Jose Antonio Vera, Marian De La Fuente 3. Elena Tablada, Manuel Silverio, Olga Conner 4. Jaime Angulo, Susan Angulo, Xavier Suarez

Encounters w/ VanDutch

In honor of the 2015 Miami International Boat Show, Lionheart Capital and VanDutch hosted an intimate event for luxury aficionados. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. Inna Horuzhik, Irene Horuzmik, Luda Broich, Raul Morales 2. Amalia Leandro, Paolo Viglino, Alex Turco, Jimena Turco 3. Brent Sudeck, Miles Vrahimis, Denise Fraile, Vincent De Paul 4. Cristian Del Rio, Vivianne Del Rio, Ricardo Dunin, Michael Comras

Encounters w/ Property Markets Group

Property Markets Group and co-developer S2 Development hosted a private event for brokers and prospective buyers to the exclusive premiere of 68 Oceanfront Inspirations. 1. Scott & Gloria Ellis, John Lenus, Nicole Scannell, Lynn Pera, Glock Ruby 2. Craig Studnicky, Michael Landa 3. Emanuele Viscuso 4. Kevin Maloney, Ryan Shear, Marc Schmulian, Claudio Stivelman 5. Jimena Pintos, Andres Valdivieso 6. Noelvis Rodriguez, Mike Foster, Noelquis Rodriquez 7. Mr. & Mrs. Alex Vidal 8. Mr. & Mrs. Ian Ludmir 9. Karen & Sharon Silverman 10. Jennifer Levin, Bud Scholl 11. Silvia Ansal, Alex De Leon

Encounters w/ Switchboard

Ah, the joys of bachelorhood. Some of Miami’s most eligible strutted their stuff for a great cause during Singles For Switchboard & Brickell Magazine’s Annual Bachelor Auction at Conrad. — Photos by Betty Alvarez 1. Jackie Florczak, Tracy Koço, Andre Siegel, Robin Annon, Jennifer Seoanes 2. Albert Ghitis, Jacob Kodner, Vonnell Martinez 3. Andrew Ghitis, Alejandro Guardiola, Andre Siegel, Andrew Bennett, Andrew Hinkes 4. Boyan Valchanov, Jon Bragman, Reed Nicol 5. Kyle Obradovich, Alejandro Guardiola, Les Bradley II, Marc Schaevitz, Mike Langley 6. Caroline Goeseke, Yudi Fernandez, Amy Crismond 7. Debbie Leiva, Kevin St. Cin, Estela Gachoua, Anamaria Saaibi 8. Evan Berger, Franco Fiorio, Claudia Pernudi, Dr. Gaga Ophori, Gerald Christiansen 9. Jessica Bergman, Andria Velasquez 10. Joyce Kuschinsky 11. Victoria Lopez, Gisela Escobar 12. Rachel Benitez, Lauren Rotmil 13. Jordan Harris, Kevin Dennis, Jorge Salazar, Kevin St. Cin 14. Brad Sonnett, Brandon Rose, Brian Breslin, David Carson. Diego Orlandini 15. Maribel Jurado, Michelle Hernandez, Adriana Tineo 16. Lonia Zylberman, Lisset Pinelo, Mike Langley, Ashley Capo 17. Gerald Christiansen, Jacob Kodner, Jared Kein, Jason Lord, Jason Martin, John Leinicke 18. Rose Sanon, Michelle Johnson, Indhira Ceballo 19. Eric Bluestein 20. Priscilla Rosa 21. Nicola Siso, Yesenia Padron, Andre Siegel, Ann Delgado, Esther Besomias 22. Marina Foglia, Maria Mas Blet, Catherine Penrod, Yudi Fernandez 23. Sabrina Ferris, Hilda Lopez, Miranda Soto 24. Russ & Ella Kodner 25. Nizar Lavji, Oscar Guerrero 26. Brandon Rose, Cristina Mas 27. Les Bradley II, Diana & Les Bradley 28. Breatriz Dongnia, Vonnell Martinez, Patricia Prinz, Yvette Vooley 29. Samantha Ketant, John Leinicke, Wendy Eustache 30. Reed Nicol, Andrew Hinkes, Evan Northrup, Kevin St. Cin 31. Helen Brown, Natasha Schooltz 32. Rush Bowles, Marina Foglia, Jorge Salazar 33. Vincent Loughlin, Zachary Mandler, Vonnell Martinez

Encounters w/ Florida East Coast Realty

The South Florida Council for Boy Scouts Of America held their Distinguished Citizen Annual Gala at Jungle Island honoring Tibor Hollo of Florida East Coast Realty and Seven Mariano of Patriot National, Inc. 1. Tibor Hollo & Boy Scouts 2. Phil Dahan, Esther & Bob Raynor 3. Brick Huffman, Edward Knight, Boy Scout, Lee Popham 4. Jerome & Bettina Hollo, Sheila Hollo, Jonathan & Ana Karina Politano, Tibor Hollo, Isabel Santo Tomas, Wayne Hollo

Encounters w/ Brickell Heights

Brickell Heights and The Related Group hosted a happy hour to remember at Rosa Mexicano to commemorate the project’s recent successes. 1. Carlos Casal, Kari Fernandez, Arden Karson, Mike Hammon 2. Carla Wilson, Vivi Wolak, Ishmael Perez 3. Luzdary Munoz, Yeney Hanley, Claudia Vargas 4. Jennifer Lopez, Adriana Brito, Raquel Dominguez, Katia Fernandez

Encounters w/ VHERNIER

Italian fine jewelry brand VHERNIER announced the opening of its new boutique in the Miami Design District in conjunction with the brand’s 30th Annivesary of creating masterfully crafted pieces influenced by contemporary art & design trends. 1. Ferne Toccin, Sam Robins, Jillian Posner, Dana Shear 2. Carlos De La Cruz, Cristiana Vigano, Carlo Traglio 3. Gingi Beltran, Iran Issa Khan, Carole Seikaly 4.Linda & Shelby Lee Goldberg

Encounters w/ Fortune International Realty

Fortune International Realty and Otabe restaurant in the lobby of Cavas celebrated Food & Wine Week by creating art through culinary experiences in the heart of The Arts & Entertainment District. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. Jacok Guggenthaler, Jessika Gomez, Gabriela Bailom, Tripti Zehdnicker, Alejandra Alonso, Enrique Del Campo, Carla Defortuna, Walter Defortuna, Adriana Vargas, Millie Sanchez, Giselle Vergara, Liz Benitez 2. Walter Defortuna, Mercedes Toruno, Lisandra Lopez, Hugo Lopez 3. Juan Camargo, Dolores Saudino, Enrique Del Campo, Ana Gomez 4. Daniel Jachtchenco, Renato Soriano, Veridianh Perez 5. Katie Adams, Viktoriya Sazonova, Staphany Lopez 6. Anthony & Kim Martin 7. Maria Korolyzen, Virginia Pastor 8. Vincenzo & Marie Avanzato 9. Oswaldo Vizcarrondo, Adriana Vargas, Ruben Alvarez 10. Maritere Rivera, Edith Colon, Jackie Rivera Motwani


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