City Evolve

The future skyline of The Magic City is mind-blowing, it’s exciting and it will redefine the world’s view of our bustling paradise by the sea. We’ve compiled a before & after street-view glimpse of what’s currently under construction from Brickell through Downtown into Midtown and up through Wynwood and Edgewater. Find out what you can except to see with your own eyes in just a few months when you look up. Compiled by Jorge Arauz, Sandy Lindsey, Anja Maltav. Renderings Courtesy of Respective Developers. Construction Photos by Antonio Eli. Featuring: SLS Lux, Jorge Pérez, The Related Group, Brickell City Centre, Debora Overholt, Swire Properties, Brickell Flatiron, Vanessa Grout, CMC Real Estate, Echo Brickell, Ryan Shear, PMG, Brickell Heights, David Rockwell, Rockwell Group, SLS Brickell, The Bond, Alan Ojeda, CEO, Rilea Group, 1010 Brickell, Brickell Ten, Cassa Brickell, Green Roads, Eleven In The Roads, Le Parc At Brickell, Panorama, Solitair, SoMa Brickell, All Aboard Florida/Miami Central, Michael Reininger, President of All Aboard Florida, Patricia & Phillip Frost Museum of Science, Gillian Thomas, President & CEO, Miami WorldCenter & Paramount, Nitin Motwani, Miami Worldcenter Associates, 1000 Museum, Auberge Miami, Melody Miami, Met Square, One River Point, Paradise Plaza, Craig Robins, Dacra, Aria On The Bay, Bernardo Fort-Brescia, Arquitectonica, Paraiso Community, Hyde Midtown Suites & Residence, 26 Edgewater, Biscayne Beach, Elysee Miami, Canvas, Midtown 5, American Da Tang Group, FECR,Chateau Group, ICA Miami, One Bayfront Plaza, PMG, One Brickell and Yotel.

Suitable Ease

Clothes with organic aspects combine for an aesthetically eye-catching lifestyle demeanor.Photographer: Nick Garcia for BlindLight Studio Styling & Creative Direction: Jhon Jairo Santos Wardrobe: 120% Lino @ Hair: Cassy @ Blo Blow Dry Bar, Midtown Miami Makeup: Joshua M. Ribadeo for M.A.C Cosmetics Model: Taylor Greene for Next Models Photography Assistant: Ricardo Mestre Production: Angela Bonill. Featuring: 120% Lino, Shops At Merrick Park, Urban Outfitters, and Dr. Martens.

Power Houses 2016

Meet the professionals who are ensuring the real estate market remains booming in Brickell and beyond. From unforgettable showings to tips and tricks of the trade, their stories will give you a unique glimpse into their hectic lives and might even inspire you to find a new home or two. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Photos by Antonio Eli, Ximena Etchard & Edward Leal. Featuring: Alejandra Castillo of Fortune Development Sales & Related Realty, Patricia Rapan of Beachfront Realty, Inc, Andres Valdivieso of ISG World, Raquel Kaufman of ISG, Alexandra Escudero of Fortune International Realty, Nelson Roberto Duque of Fortune International Realty, Nelson A. Rios of Cervera Real Estate/Brickell Flatiron, Hernan Golod of Fortune International Realty, Corina Betancourt of EWM Realty Int’l & Christie’s Int’l Real Estate, Giulietta Ulloa of EWM Realty, Claudia Del Toro of Cervera Real Estate, Daniel Gaviria & Ana Somarriba of Great Properties Int’l Realty, Jose R. Sosa of J.R. Sosa Properties, Luis Garino of Aria On The Bay & Cervera Real Estate, Israel Salabarria of Engel & Völkers Miami, Tony Rodriguez-Tellaheche of Prestige Realty Group, LLC, Claudine Coto Knautz of One Sotheby’s Int’l Realty, Carlos & Victor Coto of The Coto Group and ONE Sotheby’s Int’l Realty, Joao Carvalho of Swire Realty, Jonathan Garcia of ONE Sotheby’s International Realty, Diego Guillén, ESQ. of Sieber International, Ruedi Sieber of Sieber International and Javier Andres Motta of Habitat Realty.

Residential Concerto

Echo Brickell is the real estate equivalent of a masterful concerto, blending world-class exterior and interior design with the latest residential technology. Each residence will be unique, yet all will offer the very best of what makes Miami a magical place in which to live. Text by Bill Lindsey. Images Courtesy of Echo Brickell. Featuring: Echo Brickell, Property Markets Group (PMG), JDS Development (JDS), YOO Studio Design, Carlos Ott, International Sales Group (ISG World), PMG, and Ryan Shear, Principal Developer of Property Management Group (PMG).

Design Empire

Adriana Hoyos brings Latin American style to an international clientele who demands the best in interior design, form and function with a unique flair that sets it apart from other spaces around the world. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Photos Courtesy of Adriana Hoyos. Featuring: Adriana Hoyos, AHCORP Corporation, Adriana Hoyos Furnishings, Eduardo Perez and Adriana Hoyos: Miami Design District.

Honey, You're Home...

Whether you choose to make a condo, a loft, a townhouse or an RV your home, this sacred space is your very own retreat from the noise and pressure of the outside world. Here are tips on how to make your home-life as tranquil as possible. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila.

Success Pets

Last month, we covered concierge vet service for pampered pets flying on private planes, but for the rest of us who want to take our furry friends on vacation, the American Veterinary Medical Foundation offers plenty of advice. Text by Sandy Lindsey.


Leveraging technology to immerse global buyers in Miami real estate, Jorge L. Guerra, Jr., leads his team of tech-savvy agents at Real Estate Sales Force (RESF) who have a knack for making their listings go viral. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila. Featuring: Jorge L. Guerra, Jr., Real Estate Sales Force (RESF), National Association Of Hispanic Realtors & Real Estate Professionals, Young Professional Network for the Miami Association Of Realtors and Latin Builder’s Association.

Bar Tab

You haven’t earned your 305 card until you’ve knocked a few back at Mike’s At Venetia, a poolside bar in Downtown Miami with a sweet view of the skyline. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila. Photo by Ximena Etchart. Featuring: Mike’s At Venetia and Ketel One Vodka.

Success Home

Porcelain tiles, mosaics and natural stone tiles and slabs from Spain and Italy create a timeless elegance — and that’s just a portion of the large selection available at Iberia Tile’s 70,000-sq.-ft. indoor warehouse. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Featuring: Iberia Tile.

Success Salud

Without adequate iron — essential for the production of hemoglobin, which helps your red blood cells distribute oxygen to your body — anemia can develop. Iron deficiency is one of the most common ailments of our time. The following are signs that your iron count might not be where it needs to be. Text by Francesca Cruz.

Success Metropolis

Arquitectonica’s Bernardo Fort-Brescia turned the plans for Aria On The Bay into a masterpiece that only he could envision — and the results are as awe-inspiring and iconic as it gets. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Featuring: Arquitectonica’s Bernardo Fort-Brescia and Aria On The Bay.

Success Around Town

Shopping is fun. Finding a parking space isn’t. Happily, the days of circling around the block are over in Downtown Coral Gables with the revolutionary Centralized Valet Parking System on Miracle Mile. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Featuring: Miracle Mile and Coral Gables.

Success Drive

Jaguar’s E-Type was the car that epitomized the roadster class, with its sweeping hood and snarling exhaust. Now it’s back, better than ever, as the F-Class. Text by Bill Lindsey. Photos Courtesy Of Jaguar. Featuring: Jaguar’s E-Type, F-Type, WWII Spitfire, Porsche 911s, BMW 4 Series and Audi A6s.

Success Bon Voyage

Ever wonder just who is dancing on the side of the InterContinental Miami, read the article to find out. The Bespoke The Voyager Classic Bag is perfect for traveling in the New Year. Also check out some car travel tips! Featuring: InterContinental Miami, Skyline Dancers, Jalen Sanders from Kentucky, Ryan Rosinski from Ohio, and Kalyn James from Miami, Bespoke luggage, The Voyager Classic Bag, Readyto- Travel Collection, and Laurent Nay.

Success Oasis

Learn about design options in this month's magazine from designer Steven G. from Interiors By Steven G. Also check out the latest design trends for the coming year! Features: Designer Steven G., Interiors By Steven G, Dwell On Design, and HGTV’s David Bromstead.

Success Connoisseur

Beyond luxury boutiques and high-design showrooms, fantastic fare and delectable bites await your next visit to the buzzing Miami Design District. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila. Featuring: James Beard Award-winning Chef Michael Schwartz’s Cypress Taver, Mandolin Aegean Bistro and Buena Vista Bistro.

Success Real Estate

If you’re in the market to remodel your place, having a clear plan of action and asking all the right questions before you start will help avoid costly and stressful mistakes. Also check out this month's Prime Properties! Text by Estrellita S. Sibila. Featuring: HGTV, Tony Rodriquez-Tellaheche, Corina Betancourt and Ana Somarriba.

Success Timepieces

Smart watches offer a plethora of apps to keep you abreast of time, weather, appointments and your friends’ whereabouts, but they still scream, “Geek!” Here’s an alternative. Text by Bill Lindsey. Photos Courtesy of Tag Heuer. Featuring: Tag Heuer, Junior Leaguers, Jimmy Choo, and Morays Jewelers.

Success Savvy

Whether living, working or romancing in The Magic City, learn how the Miami Parking Authority (MPA) is helping ease parking needs around the key places you want to be. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila. Featuring: Miami Parking Authority (MPA).

Success Esthetique

Whether you’re looking for a new look or just want to take advantage of superb hair services, discover what those in-the-know consider the best-kept secret in Brickell. Text by Sandy Lindsey. Featuring: G Level Salone, Aveda and L’Oréal/

Success Law

Are you uneasy with legalese? Get familiar with land-buying lingo so you can make a well-informed, educated choice for your next big investment. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila.

Success Lens

When it comes to turining scenic landscapes in the city into venerable works of art, very few photographers have an eye like Rafael Gonzalez. Whether you look at his work for inspiration or to add to your collection, he puts the magic back in The Magic City. Text by Joe Oz. Photos Courtesy of Rafael Gonzalez. Featuring: Rafael Gonzalez and The Magic Lens Photography.

The 411

Spotlighting news, launches, announcements, happenings, products & places in and around South Florida for January 2016! Featuring: Spirit of India Feni, HistoryMiami, Miami Street Photography Festival, Beach Games, David Allen Harvey, Rebecca Joy Fletcher, Ringing True, Miami Theater Center, School Of Rock, Progressive International Motorcycle Show, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, St. Jude Red Carpet For Hope, Golden Globes, Game Of Thrones, Marvel and DC Comics, The Rocky Horror Picture Show at Magic City Comic Con, South Beach Dachshunds Winterfest, “Hot Dog Hustle” Race Marshalls, Local 10 Anchor Jacey Birch and Meteorologist Trent Aric, The 2016 Artefacto Design House, Paulo Bacchi’s Miami Tribute Project with Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Artefacto Lounge, The BrazilFoundation, 10th International Chocolate Festival, Fairchild Garden, Art Deco buildings, The Miami Design Preservation League, The “Art Of Architecture", 65th Annual Beaux Arts Festival, UHealth Family Fun Zone, After-School All-Stars South Florida, Ringling Bros. And Barnum & Bailey, Circus Xtreme, The Miami Marathon & Half Marathon, Century furniture, jewelry and more.

Encounters w/ FIU

Artist and philantropist Constance McSilver donated proceeds of event sales to FIU College Of Architecture + The Arts during a private event showcasing some of her new work, as well as acclaimed signature pieces. 1. Sir Alan Duddle, Christine, Jules & Michael Fong, Martin Silver 2. Kemo Duddle w/ Guest, Joy Abbott, Sir Alan Duddle 3. Phyllis Barsch, Kemo Duddle 4. Connie Silver, Rick Tonkinson

Encounters w/ Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams

Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams allowed guests to peruse their latest collections while enjoying sweets, champagne and mingling. —Photos by Edward Leal. 1. Patricia Peltier, Franco Molina, Sheila Caplan 2. Michael Johnson, Claudio Miculitzki 3. Mitchell Gold, Joanne Amend 4. Roy Playa, Tim Gold 5. Brandon Fleury, Belkis Suarez, Michael Amend 6. Jane Davis, Jennifer Kajan, Denielle Davis 7. Victoria Vasile, Lina Perez

Encounters w/ Foss Marai

Saks Fifth Avenue Dadeland and Badgley Mischka welcomed about 100 guests to sip on Foss Marai cocktails, meet and mingle. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. Fernande Wester, Louren Nicole, James Mischka, Mark Badgley, Krisrina kovarik, Brianna Addolorato 2. Carolina Tundidor, Nelda Aquirre 3. Gloria Danovitz, Swanee Di Mare 4. Jacqueline Augello, Diana Morgan

Encounters w/ Lineaire

During the Building A Better Miami event, some of the city’s top real estate companies were honored for their efforts in helping evolve our city. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. Alicia Cervera, Alejandro Bonet 2. Amanda Aquilar, Daisy Guevara, Adriana Tineo 3. Cameron Cervera, Claudine Letz 4. Cameron Stewart, Ziara Arden

Encounters @ Miami Design District

When it comes to interior design savvy and luxurious socializing, the Miami Design District has a little bit of everything for any taste day and night. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. David Medina, Ante Merik, Kareen Darias, Migdalia Cuevas, Jeromy Wilberg, Andres Berreondo, Jennifer Suarez, Mirko Riccardy 2. Liz Shannon, Charles Coleman, Angelica Arbelaez 3. Carmel Cooper, Imani Mofwan 4. Emily Brebberman, Nina Pilson 5. Jazmin Basto, Emmanuel Amador

Encounters w/ ISG World

Craig Studnicky and Philip Spiegelman, Principals at ISG World, presented the newly published ISG Miami Report, offering an in-depth analysis of new condo development and sales activity across South Florida. 1. Debora Palladino, Melissa Tello, Veronica Escobedo, Michael Ambrosio, Amanda Manteiga, Andres Valdivieso, Natalie Brabner, Andres Penalver 2. Craig Studnicky, Claudio Stivelman, Philip Spiegelman, Marc Schmulian 3. Andres Valdivieso, Natalie Brabner, Sylvia Dilsen, Zenaida Figueroa, Craig Studnicky 4. German Rojas, Monica Martinez, Ivan Ochoa, Omar Jimenez 5. Liliana Gomez, Philip Spiegelman, Michael Ambrosio, Sergio Pintos, Veronica Escobedo, Craig Studnicky