Stronger Together

The latest trends of the season combine to yield looks that represent the modern-day philanthropist — proving once more that when it comes to creating a better world, the only rule is that there are no rules.

Angels Among Us

Meet a few top-tier professionals who pack every iota of free time with philanthropic activity in the hopes of doing their part to help make the world a better place. Text by Ryan Jarrell

Passport To Purpose

Combining philanthropy with travel is an excellent way to see the world, have an authentic experience and give back. Once reserved for the ultra-wealthy or missionaries, these days everyone is going. Text by Sandy Lindsey

You may say I'm a dreamer

Celebrating the arrival of springtime by portraying the best the fashion season has to offer.

Always Sunny

The breathtaking views from this beachfront luxuriously remodeled condo at Trump Royale in Sunny Isles Beach will take your breath away from sunrise to sunset.

The Crux of Want

How to remedy being insatiable? When your pursuit of happiness equates to a ravenous need for more, it might be time to re-evaluate your priorities.

Heroes In Disguise

What constitutes a generous donation depends on the individual. For some on a tight budget, $10 is huge, while others may be able to provide a multimillion dollar donation. Here are several examples of the power of donations that may well have represented the life savings of the donors. Text by Bill Lindsey

A Life of Giving

We’ve all heard that the secret to happiness is giving to others. In fact, recent MRI technology shows that giving stimulates the same parts of the brain as food and sex, showing that altruism is hardwired into our nature. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Rooftop Refresher

Best enjoyed from the balcony of an artfully decorated hi-rise, this Hugo Spritz cocktail is a musthave while enjoying the perks of Magic City living.

Success Finance

Personal wealth is not a requirement for philanthropy. You don’t need a family foundation. In fact, 75% of giving is from individuals starting with amounts a low as $10. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Success Oasis

California Closets was founded on the principal that exceptional design transforms people’s lives. They see a home as more than a place — it’s a source of comfort and refuge, a space for connection and celebration. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Success Culture

A month-long initiative inundating our locals with luxurious lyrics of the highest caliber, the O, Miami Poetry Festival is frankly the most important community carouse of the year. Text by Ryan Jarrell

Success Timepieces

While a bulky wristwatch straight off a Navy SEAL makes a significant statement, occasionally one desires a more refined and elegant means of keeping track of time. For black-tie events and really special occasions, consider the Piaget Altiplano Ultimate Automatic. Text by Bill Lindsey

Success Education

At KLA Elementary School, they believe in an education that is not based on one single theory. Its teachers offer students the resources that they need to feel confident and become active citizens in their communities. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Success Fashion

The feminine, understated, glamorous, trend-led and bold collections of Maje are ideal for South Florida women who juggle many personal and professional roles in one 24-hour cycle. Text by Stacy Wynn

Success Creative

A Magic City migrant thoroughly in love with the city he sustains, self-taught street artist Beau Bradbury reminds us what it’s like to fall in love with our awesome urban environ. Text by Ryan Jarrell

Success Fiesta

Tell us the truth: Is there anything more quintessentially Miami than savoring a craft cocktail from an elegantly outfitted rooftop bar? Below we’ve cataloged our fiercest choices for the best sky-high saloons in which to sip away the sunset. Text by Ryan Jarrell

Success Balance

The world’s wealthiest philanthropists share their views on life, success and finding balance, one good deed at a time. Text by Francesca Cruz

Success Pets

An ideal way to celebrate the season of regrowth, what makes for a more fascinating Easter morning surprise than a chocolate rabbit? Why, a living, breathing 4-legged friend of your very own! Text by Ryan Jarrell

Success Drive

The sights, sounds and smells of a live car auction are an intoxicating mix. If you really are serious about “just looking,” bring duct tape to keep you hand from going up as the gavel comes down. Text by Bill Lindsey

Success Community

Great pet photography elevates pictures of animals into an art form. Paola Paladini’s photos honor the bonds we have with the furry members of our family and bring as many smiles to our faces as the pets do themselves. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Success Bon Voyage

The phrase “Welcome to Miami” takes on new meaning at the InterContinental Miami where there are various programs for guest to partake in. In fact, they don’t even need to step foot outside the hotel to experience the flavor of our unique city during a stay. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Success Style

Forget full lips and prominent cheekbones, eyes are by far the most beautiful part of the face, with lash lifts and eyelash extensions from Rik Rak Salon key factors in today’s haute looks. Text by Stacy Wynn

Success Shopping

A vibrant new location in the Miami Design District allows Alice + Olivia by Stacey Bendet to more-extensively cater to the modern and innovative women of Miami. Text by Stacy Wynn

Success Health

The most advanced surgical platform today, Robotic Surgery is minimally invasive with less pain, reduced blood loss, less scarring, shorter hospital stays and faster recovery. Best of all, it’s available locally at Mercy Hospital. Text by Sandy Lindsey

Success Beauty

Beauty brands are stepping up and going beyond just helping you look good — many are using their platforms to stand by a charitable cause. Check out a few great products that support philanthropic initiatives around the world. Text by Francesca Cruz

Success Music

An original in a sea of imitators, Magic City music scene bastion Mr. Brown is on strike for the rights of DJs around the world to get paid what they deserve. Text by Ryan Jarrell


A tireless advocate and self-published author to boot, Sherria Elliot’s life and works prove that no one is voiceless if they have the determination to be heard. Text by Ryan Jarrell

The 411

Spotlighting news, launches, happenings, products & places in and around South Florida for April 2018! Text by Ryan Jarrell. Featuring: Miami Underline Spring Cycling Series, Sprung! Spring Beer Festival, ZooMiami Egg Safari, The Craftsman Miami, Cinépolis Coconut Grove, Movie Night With Your Dog, Disney On Ice, Che Malambo, The Revivalists, Fillmore Miami Beach, Ladies Night Bingo, Freehand hotels, Faena LIVE, Vanessa De Mata, Miami-Dade County Auditorium, Festival International Ernesto Lecuona, Taste Of CityPlace Doral,Panorama Tower, Bodyguard: The Musical, Arsht Center, Voices For Children Party For A Cause and Sushiato Brickell.

Encounters w/ Miami Cit y Ballet

Miami City Ballet celebrated the 25th Anniversary of MCB School with a spectacular On Pointe Gala at Faena Forum, raising more than $735,000 to support the school. 1. Jeanette & Patricia Delgado, MCB School Dancers 2. Patricia Delgado, Toby Lerner Ansin, Jeanette Delgado 3. George Skouras, Lourdes Lopez, Arantxa Ochoa, Kristi Jernigan, Dean Jernigan 4. William Jones, Rey Hernandez, Alfredo Garcia, MCB School Students 5. Ellen Grocki, Helen Ruiz, Leanna Rinaldi, Harrison Monaco, Eric Trope, Renan Cerdeiro & Guest 6. Kathy Guttman, Emily Bromberg, Courtney Lord 7. Charles Adelman, Raechel Sparreo, Deborah Adelman 8. Charles Hanna, Lourdes Lopez 9. Mia & Olga Blavatnik, Natalie & Katia Rubinstein, MCB School Students