Quench

When it comes to bar menus across the world, a drink’s name can make it bubble to the top of patrons’ must-haves or have it fall flat. Join us as we trace the past, present and future of cocktail nomenclature at a bar near you. Text by Anja Maltav. Featuring: Fantasy Name Generators.

September 2016

Bar Tab

Ready to take flight? Let Alexis Sanchez show you the way around the world with 40 types of gin and plenty of flight options at The Traymore Gin Bar, the only gintasting destination in the region. Text by Estrellita S. Sibila. Photos by Ximena Etchart. Featuring: Alexis Sanchez, The Traymore Gin Bar, The “Collins Park”, Bulldog Gin and St. Germain.

September 2016

The 411

Spotlighting news, launches, announcements, happenings, products & places in and around South Florida for September 2016! Text by Sandy Lindsey. Featuring: Gianni’s, Versace Mansion, Dr. John Martin, Beauty Open House, Susan G. Komen Miami/Ft. Lauderdale Race For The Cure, Veritage Miami, City National Bank, United Way of Miami-Dade, Craft Beer Tasting at Wynwood Walls, Fine Wine Tasting at the Shops At Merrick Park, Interactive Dinner at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami, Auction & Bubbly Brunch at Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Barre/Motion, Dumped Society Auto Show, Miami Home Design & Remodeling Show., Finding Dory, Animate Florida, Miami Supercar Rooms, Miami St. Jude Walk/Run To End Childhood Cancer, Native Bird Festival, Native Bird Festival, Pandora, Miami International Mall Pandora, The Brickell City Centre Pandora, The Smoke Hunter by Jacquelyn Benson, Saks Fifth Avenue and The Vizcaya Halloween Sundowner.

September 2016

Encounters w/ SLS LUX

SLS LUX hosted an intimate cocktail party celebrating its construction progress as it nears completion and continues to go vertical. — Photos by Korey Davis 1. Allen Morris, Monica Veiga, David Staples, Javier Cuadros 2. David Staples, Nick Betancourt 3. Ena Pereda, Chris Soares 4. Sven Schele, Vanessa Lee 5. Andrea Cuevas, Spencer Morris, Catalina Martinez 6. Chris Menendez, Gianna Blanco, Neil Vazquez 7. David Staples, Lisel Morris, Spencer Morris

September 2016

Encounters w/ El Dorado Furniture

El Dorado Furniture unveiled its 50th Year Anniversary Campaign Logo for 2017 to commemorate the company’s stellar reputation in Miami and beyond. 1.Carlos, Pedro A., Julio & Luis E. Capó, alongside El Dorado Furniture Team 2. Luis E. Capó, Henry Heredero 3. Mario Morales, Edith Martin 4. Daniel, Carlos & Luis E. Capó, Rosaura Zapata, Rita Corraliza, Pedro A. Capó 5. Brandon Price, Teresita & Yaminn Hernandez, Gipsy Gainza, James Brandt, Pedro A. Capó 6. Michael Negron, Luis A. Capó, Jesus Peguero, Kelly Vilela, Jacqueline Rodriguez, Tanairis Reyes, Daniel Capó, Sergio Vargas, Andres Capó 7. Luis A. Capó, Jesus Peguero, Daniel & Andres Capó 8. Susana Torres, Sergio Del Lupo, Juan Fernandez, Juan Rueda, Luis E. Capó, Leyci Rondon, Miguel Valle, Yaminn Hernandez, Edgar Ibarra, Mario Morales Below: Carlos Capó, Ana Maria Cabrera, Daniel Capó

September 2016

Encounters w/ Farrey’s

Farrey’s Lighting & Bath’s “Lighting Design Contest” featured design entries by 28 participating MIU students, marking the largest student participation in the history of the competition. The innovative experience earned 3 lucky winners scholarship prizes. 1. Sue Kinard, David Phillips, Paige Farrey, Alexandra Muinos, Stuart Yadgaroff 2. Alejandro P. Barzaga, Maile Castaneda, Kevin Cardenas 3. Isabel Armenta, Mert Ekmekci 4. Jose Peter, Bruna Indalecio, Tom Ruggeri 5. Karla Venturelli, Sharon Bousso, Alejandra Dominguez, Fabianna Segovia 6. Nelly Collazo, Debora Dvash, Cecilia Perner 7. Stuart Yadgaroff, Sue Kinard, David Phillips 8. Alexandra Muinos, Jessie Neuman 9. Stephanie Rodriguez, Xiomy Marshall 10. Manuela Petisco, Melissa Polo 11. Yosy Hernandez, Marilin Garcia

September 2016

Encounters w/ Unitas Development Group

Unitas Development Group, the developers behind Boulevard 57, hosted “Summer Night On The Boulevard” in honor of more than 200 brokers and their clients. — Photos by Jose Larrotta 1. Bill Barimo, Danny & Ana Maria Gonzalez, Matteo Rullier 2. Alejandra Rocha, Maleny Carrasco 3. Allan Figuerias, Melissa Galvez 4. Angel Borge, Patrick Vysanta, Marc Borge

September 2016

Encounters @ Downtown Dadeland

Downtown Dadeland hosted a block party that included food, drinks, giant party games and performances by the Miller Road Band. 1. Annette Hernandez, Lisa Berso 2. Hugo Paralta, Melissa Szasz, Patsy Cruz, Eddie Cruz 3. Madison Keller, Liset Dottson 4. Linet Benitez, Ivette Estrada, Jessica Duenas 5. Marisol Vallejo, Billy Rojas, Alex Esteban 6. Miguel Dante, Angel Tolosa 7. Abbe, Becky, Scott, Lisa & Lindsey Gobolos 8. Morgan Moore, Karmie Benwich 9. Naomi, Max & Ayan Valle, Carlos Escanilla 10. Miller Road Band performance

September 2016

Encounters @ El Churrasco

The Grand Opening of El Churrasco Steakhouse in Miami welcomed foodie VIPs for a dining experience like none other. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. Joaquin Martiarena, Nicole Ganozae, Jose Sandoval, Sofia Martiarena, Giorgina Villa, Andres Martiarena, Mario Gil, Mario Gil, Jr., Alejandro Gil 2. Mario Gil, Andres Martiarena 3. Lisette Osorio, Diego Pereira 4. Gricel Ibarra, Carlo Gambino 5. Lujan, Juan, Claudia Juan & Rocio Pettigiani 6. Alto Reed, Cristiana Van Ryn, Bernie Bonomo 7. Luci Motta, Geraldo Garces, Ana Medero 8. Beatriz Castro, Ricardo Romero 9. Jose Vazquez, Eddie Sotero, Robert Zunzell, Melody Wendt

September 2016

Encounters w/ United Way

More than 50 members of United Way’s new LINC (Lead. Impact. Network. Change.) group raised their sleeves and volunteered their time to help beautify Jesse J. McCrary Jr. Elementary School. 1. Jose Patino, Vinny Aswani, Natali Buttaci, Victoria Rueda 2. Martine De Gannes, Julian Costa 3. Angel Castro, Precious Nash 4. Vanessa Sauceda, Alexandre Larmier, Nicole Murcia 5. Michael Carballo, Andrew Remick, Vice Principal Lamar Johnson, Jr. 6. Carla Vilchez, Kyle Aguilar, Alex Morales

September 2016

Encounters w/ Kensington Vanguard

Kensington Vanguard National Land Services hosted a special “Evening Of Networking” at Lilt Lounge in Downtown Miami. 1. David Sherman, Glenn Asher, Lance Burstyn, Mario Stocco 2. Ash Hussein, Tahimi Magrans 3. Jordan Millman, Benjamin Juan 4. Erik Haase, Glenn Asher, Margaret Jimenez 5. Valerie Pagan, Ricardo Vieira 6. Justin Bush, John Eppert 7. Jordan Millman, Benjamin Juan, Margaret Jimenez, Nate Toro 8. Joe Taglia, Nate Toro 9. Ricardo Vieira, Justin Bush, Camilo Saab, Mark Alexander

September 2016

Encounters w/ Marketing L ab

Marketing Lab hosted a special networking event where good chemistry met good business at W Miami. 1. Diana & Carlos Hurtado, Maria Perez, Jennifer Hernandez, Linet Robelo 2. Aaron Jarger, Maggie Yeshua, Ivan Schertzer 3. David Ginzberg, Michelle Taylor, Justin Weinstei 4. Sofia Giorgio, Kelly Camacho 5. Ellen Kolomeyer, Eric Stumpff 6. Steve Liel, Caroline Kiziah, Alan Shankman, Steve Rayborn

September 2016

Encounters w/ Aria On The Bay

Dozens of Miami’s top real estate brokers gathered at the Aria On The Bay Sales Center in celebration of the luxury project’s top producers. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. Alicia Cervera, Jose Sosa 2. Humberto Betancour, Martin Melo, Chuck Brumsted 3. Andreina, Jose & Karina Lorenzo 4. Danet De Leon, Eddy Chablis, Jhon Parsiani, Jose Perla 5. Marcella Acosta, Ken Rubman, Suzanne Oostdyk 6. Martha Martinez, Pierina Gutierrez, Katherine Bazante 7. Claire Breukel, Anja Randegger 8. Cristina Cesana, Ivan Belen 9. Delia & Roberto Yulee 10. Eneida Diaz, Jose Cadenas 11. Giorgino Prestipino, 1 Fernanda Zomignani

September 2016

Encounters @ District 900

Colombia initiated their first edition of Fashion For Breakfast Colombia during an event entitled “The World Buys Colombian Products” at District 900 organized by ProColombia in anticipation of the Miami SwimShow. 1. Stefania De La O, Angeles Almuna, Angie Ferrer Domecq, Danie Gomez-Ortigoza 2. Jhon Jairo Santos 3. Lina Uribe, Maria Paulina Tobon 4. Monique González, Tasheema Felder, Inez Bonilla

September 2016

Encounters w/ One River Point

One River Point hosted a leisurely afternoon of rosé to celebrate Miami’s riverfront renaissance. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. Tripti Zehdnicker, Liliana Pinto Torres, Claudio Iglesias, Adriana Vargas, Juan Carlos Caceres, Claudia Gonzalez 2. Anrhony Flexas, Miguelina Ramirez, Ana Maria Ayala, Marioly Saldana 3. David Rosen, Claudia Gonzalez, Ruben Campbell 4. Ana Abreu, Adriana Vargas, Tripti Zehdnicker 5. Adam Vila, Jeska Brodbeck 6. Angel Garcia, Claudia Andrade 7. Anrhony Flexas, Miguelina Ramirez 8. Gatien Salaun, Kayla Macvean 9. Isabella Leccese, Fiorella Leccese, Oreste Leccese, Maria Maldonado 10. Lina Gomez, Rolando Solar 11. Rami Karadi, Rena Kliot 12. Raul Santidrian, Adriana Vargas

September 2016

Encounters w/ Marlins Foundation

The Marlins Foundation hosted the 9th Annual Fish ‘N’ Chips Casino Party to benefit its youth baseball initiative, RBI. — Photos: Robert Vigon & Joe Cervone 1. Guests partake in casino games to benefit RBI 2. Bruce Freedman, Derek Dietrich, Sue Freedman 3. Charles Johnson, Don Mattingly, Cliff Floyd 4. Gaby Sanchez, Jeff Conine, Judy Sanchez 5. Christian Yelich, Fern Munk, Janis Rasor

September 2016

Encounter w/ United Way

United Way hosted their 2016 Annual Meeting & Volunteer Awards Ceremony at Jungle Island where 4 community leaders and an outstanding student were honored. 1. Volunteer Award Winners: Maribel Corona-Villa, Tina Brown, State Rep. Jose Felix Diaz, Marielena Villamil, Meg Daly 2. David Barkus, David Seifer 3. Dr. Rudolph Moise, Diana Venturini 4. Ed Joyce, Jacquie O’Malley, Sheldon Anderson 5. Matthew Anderson, Matthew Grosack, Silvia Larrieu, Charlie West, Dustin Symes 6. Harve A. Mogul, Bettie Thompson 7. Tony Argiz, Miguel Farra 8. Robert Sanchez, Gerald Grant, Jr. 9. Gene Schaefer, Marilyn DeVoe, Tim Ahern 10. Maria Mas Blet, Laurie Jennings, Kathleen Cannon

September 2016

Encounters w/ OndadeMar

OndadeMar hosted previewed their 2017 Swimwear Collection at East Miami complete with a fashion show and VIP after party where guests danced the night away. 1. Ashley Garrett, Jessica Burks, Laurent Fraticelli, Tatiana Neira, Tiffany Pearl 2. Lucas Ocampo, Juana Espinal, Juan German Carvajal 3. Andy Faerman, Sandra Iglicki, Daniela Morgenstern 4. Sofia Terrazas, Laura Neroulias, Camila Camero, Tatiana Rosado

September 2016

Successory

Some say that gold ties are the new black tie — and the Hex Tie Freedom Sol is not for the fashion faint of heart. This outspoken piece of wearable art was inspired by the drama and verve of the Freedom Tower in NYC and allows one to stand out in a unique yet luxurious way! Featuring: Hex Tie Freedom Sol and Hex Tie.

September 2016