Encounters @ Cantina La Veinte

A dinner party to benefit Mexico Earthquake victims under the umbrella of Joshua’s Heart Foundation was held at Cantina La Veinte, sponsored by Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, Saks Fifth Avenue and Sazzing Jewelry. 1. Dani & Silvia Diaz, Nick & Mariu Stanham 2. Kesia Nepomuceno, Eric Termini 3. Lorena Lara, Albin Trein 4. Mara Cosio, Nani Perez 5. Maria Elena & Elena Zapata 6. Mariana Finol, Yarmeli Lares, Carolina Lucena

Encounters w/ PMG

PMG’s new division of multi-family housing called X Social Communities celebrated the groundbreaking of X Las Olas in Fort Lauderdale. 1. Dean Trantalis, Ryan Shear, Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief, Jack Seiler, Kevin Maloney, Commissioner Romney Rogers, Lee Feldman 2. Jack Seiler, John Leete 3. Doug Eagon, Joe Darnaby, Kevin Malony 4. Matthew Martinez, Raquel & Seth Kaufman, Sergio Pintos 5. Sergio Pintos, Richard Schuerger, Craig Studnicky 6. Ryan Shear, Mayor Jack Seiler, Kevin Maloney 7. Ouri Kahn, Rodrigo Pintos 8. Jennie Morejon, Jason & Courtney Crush 9. Chris Bradish, Pablo Rodriguez 10. Kimberly Maroe, Barbara Sharief, Lana Carbonel

Encounters w/ The Elmir Group

Little Lighthouse supporters and VIPs, including Karen Elmir & The Elmir Group, gathered at the Biscayne Beach Condo Penthouse 7 for Little Lighthouse Foundation’s Holiday Party and Toy Drive. 1. Martin Elortegui, Karen Elmir, Ashley Bejarano, Patricia Fernandez Alfanso, Jonathan Babicka 2. Clara Ortiz, Jonathan Babicka, Adina Setren Gould 3. Brian Burk, Tatiana Stewart 4. Rob Sena, Charlie Venturi 5. Pricella Roman, Crystal Tejera

Encounters @ Frost Museum

The Phillip & Patricia Frost Museum Of Science hosted nearly 900 guests during the Big Bang: Sonic Odyssey. 1. Nicole Pritchett, Carolina Rocha 2. Chris Adamo, Randi Wolfson, Lexi Fadel, Ellen Wolfson, Louis Wolfson 3. David Sinopoli, Nick Leon, Julian Reyes 4. Live performance 5. Guests enjoying the evening activations

Encounters w/ FiveStar

FiveStar New Year’s Eve, the luxury-driven New Year’s Eve fête produced by Concept ID, celebrated its exclusive party on Watson Island. 1. Diana Villas Boas & Marcos Dias 2. Clara Henriques, Camila Mendes & Camilia Henriques 3. Estefania Pereira & Bruna Maria 4. Danubia Constantinou, Lilian Albuquerque & Fabiana Brandao 5. Gain Gluz & Myriam Pinheiro 6. Giovanna Uchimura de Acevedo & Gabriel Battistella 7. Lucas De Marchi & Valeria De Marchi 8. Lucas Marcellini & Emilee Shea 9. Marcela Viana & Gabriela Aversa 10. Tarek Kobeissy & Raquel Simoes 11. Thiago Alvares & Lara Ceolin

Encounters w/ Women Of Tomorrow

Women Of Tomorrow hosted its third annual Rosé Day Luncheon at Soho Beach House, raising nearly $125,000 to benefit at-risk girls in South Florida public high schools. 1. Daniela Swaebe, Carol Iacovelli, Marisa Toccin Lucas, Jennifer Valoppi, Suzy Buckley Woodward 2. Victoria Chase, Teresa Salcedo, Ferne Toccin 3. Elizabeth Beracasa, Oscar Carvalho 4. Alexa Wolman, Marisa Toccin Lucas, Asha Elias, Tenelle McCormack 5. Barbara Hevia, Alexandra Gonzalez, Susanne Birbragher, Krista Rosenberg 6. Beth Tasca, Yolanda Berkowitz 7. Eliah Beavers, Candise Shanbron Cernitz, Laurence Stott, Jennifer Kennedy 8. Christy Martin, Pearl Baker Katz, Amanda Church, Nicole Lozano 9. Debbie Schirripa, Valeria Simon, Andreea Baclea, Bronwyn Miller 10. Dana Shear, Lesli Brown

Encounters @ Boulud Sud

Famed Chef Daniel Boulud celebrated the opening of his new Mediterranean restaurant, Boulud Sud, in Downtown Miami, showcasing coastal cuisine inspired by flavors from around the world. — Photos by World Red Eye 1. Brad Kilgore, Chef Daniel Boulud, Andreas Schreiner, Gilberto Garcia-Tuñon 2. Andrew Stearns, Susan & Jay Shapiro 3. Eleonora & Vanessa Stefanelli, Emma Afra 4. Gabriela Portela, Michael Jimenez, Vicki Jimenez, Ashley Jimenez-Gonzalez 5. Gino Campodonico, Jen Valdes, Joeseph Quinones 6. Helena Graterol, Chef Daniel Boulud, Fabien Lepaitre 7. Florencia Rotemberg, Chef Daniel Boulud 8. Christie & Carlos Pacheco 9. Katherine Gage, Julien Gage, Chef Daniel Boulud 10. Paige Mastrandrea, Michael Pulichino 11. Laura Cotter, Jen Valdes

Encounters w/ Diamonds On The Key

Diamonds On The Key celebrated their milestone 10-year Anniversary during a special cocktail party at Puntino in Key Biscayne. — Photos by Alberto Tamargo 1. Karen Murphy Holmquist, Carol Craiglow, Kara Epstein Stearns Sharp, Christina Termine, Lori Rombeiro 2. Christina Termine, Maritza Minor 3. Alex Cobo, Karen Holmquist, George Earl 4. Victor Roldan, Leah Shadle

Encounters w/ YoungArts

The YoungArts Backyard Ball was attended by major industry leaders, alumni, artists and celebrities, raising over $1.5 million for emerging artists around the country. 1. Sarah Arison, Maria Giulia Maramotti, Torrance Hall, Carolina Garcia Jayaram 2. Jorge & Darlene Perez 3. Kevin Taylor, Jose Parla, Teresita Fernandez, Robert Chambers, Naomi Fisher, Derrick Adams 4. Dennis & Debra Scholl 5. Grace Weber, Thirdstory 6. Vernon Scott, Adrienne Bon Haes, Marvin Ross Friedman 7. Derrick Adams 8. Jose “Boy Boi” Tena 9. Tarell Alvin McCraney 10. Ellie & Bruce Taub 11. Victoria Rogers, Rich Kohan, Carolina Garcia Jayaram

Encounters w/ KAR Properties

KAR Properties and RBC Wealth Management hosted a private dinner during Art Week at The Setai in Miami Beach. — Photos by World Red Eye 1. Andy Towbin, Diane Lesser, Barbara Goodstein, Michelle Mayer, Dana Ardi, Brooks Amiot 2. Ashley Miller, Jessica Levy Kiibler 3. Howard Lorber, Tamir Shemesh 4. Lily Amanpour, Shahab Karmely 5. Steve Osburn, Jim Solomon, Melissa Bildner

Encounters @ White Dot Gallery

Patricia Field, the Emmy AwardWinning costume designer for Sex And The City hosted an ARTFASHION Runway Show during Miami Art Week at White Dot Gallery in Wynwood. — Photos by World Red Eye 1. Patricia Field, Nicole Tuck, Dominique Silver 2. Daniel Lismore, Jocelyn Wildenstein, Lloyd Klein 3. Angeles Almuna, Gino Campodonico 4. Romain Gateau, Evo Love, kHyal 5. Donald Syriani, Noel Aru, Ralph Fidel

Encounters @ Atton Brickell Miami

Art, wine and jazz took center stage at UVA Bar inside Atton Brickell Miami with Artium Miami during a special launch event. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. Angeline Straatman, Christie Grell 2. Jannette Gonzalez, James Cloud 3. Irene Gil Alcantara, Rosalia Rodriguez De Legisima 4.Jaime Rojas, Iryna Andryushchenko 5.Claudia Di Gino, Javier Marquis 6. Saphia Wyse, Jess Atkins, Kirsty Smith

Encounters @ Cantina La Veinte

Global entrepreneurs gathered at Cantina La Veinte for the inaugural dinner of Endeavor Miami’s 76th International Selection Panel. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. Silvina Moschini, Laura Maydon, Allison Lubarsky, Jan Boyer, Adriana Cisneros, Vicky Fulop, Danielle Price 2. Nedal Ahmad, Otto Othman 3. Sabina Gyosheva, Irina Encheva, Valentina Bezuhanova 4. Tom Brady, Sassa Akervall, Danny Ellis

Encounters w/ Sazingg

Irene Zingg & Federica Riveroll invited guests to a showcase of the latest Sazingg Fall/Winter jewelry collection with proceeds from sales benefitting Fundación Venezolana Pro-Cura De La Parálisis. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. Irene Zingg, Feferica Riveroll 2. Alfonso Riveroll, Dra. Anna Katerina Tischenko 3. Carmen Richards, Nuria Richards 4. Diego & Raquel Vallenilla 5. Eglantina Zingg, Alfonso Riveroll 6. Lauren & Doris Llanes 7. Mercedes & Margarita Zingg

Encounters w/ Audemars Piguet

Audemars Piguet hosted a deluxe evening together with Richard Mille and Westime at Brickell City Centre, including a panel discussion on luxury timepieces and an exclusive look into the high-end watch brands carried in the three stores. — Photos by World Red Eye 1. Michael Friedman, Lenny Hochstein, Fabian Basabe, Manny Machado, Ruben Oliva 2. Davide Murdocca, Lenny Hochstein 3. Ugo Colombo, Julio Iglesias, Jr. 4. Lisa & Lenny Hochstein 5. Manny Machado, Tara Solomon, Michael Friedman

Encounters w/ Brown Harris Stevens

Associates and staff of Brown Harris Stevens celebrated their annual holiday party in style, overlooking Coconut Grove Marina while enjoying an evening of dinner and dancing under a canopy of stars. 1. Ted Borges, Nancy Hogan, Carol Cassis, Stephan Burke, Vivian Dimond, Phil Gutman 2. Natalia Anda, Ted Borges 3. Josie Wang, Luis Fernandez, Giovanna Fernandez 4. Rochelle Fraga, Nancy Hogan, Ingrid Sanchez 5. Brittney Barreto Sunset, Ilaria Cunningham, Cristina Menendez, Claudia Hersman, Laura Barreto, Debbie Preston 6. Ingrid Sanchez, Pedro Cuberos, Rolando Tapanes, Carolina Echarte

Encounters w/ Globaltex

Globaltex Fine Linens invited guests to a special fashion show at their showroom for their Winter Collection featuring Designer Gigliola Gomez. — Photos by Rodolfo Matamoros 1. Tim McDonald, Luis Quintero, Nichole Cardinate, Alex Morales, Many Andia 2. Karla & Scott Richey 3. Adriana Rocha, Gino Montoya 4. Ed Salas, Carmenza Ortiz 5. Jef & Sara Saga, Banu Enes 6. Ramazan Patak, Can (John) Alcdogan 7. Peter Montealegre, Claudia Digino, Tony Costello 8. Nayibe Rodriguez, Silvia Fassardi 9. Matthew Sims, John Alcdogan 10. Jr. Cabote, Cindy Prince, Irma Falcûn 11. Gaetano Arwri, Sasha Dias, Felipe Medina

Encounters @ Robeco

Robeco opened Art Basel with a live painting session by Leonardo Hidalgo with approximately 100 guests comprised of financial execs, collectors and art enthusiasts. 1. Blanca Duran, Elena Santiso, Alejandro Uriarte, Alicia Jimenez, Soledad Castellano, Sonsoles Cortina, Inigo Urbano, Francisco Quintano, Carlos Ruiz 2. Claudiana Ramirez, Jorge Carom 3. Felix Perez, Carlos Ravachi, Richard Earle 4. Nicholas Coubrough, Aldara Ortega 5. Ricardo Bembibre, Jimmy Ly, Matias Cavalieri, Leonardo Hidalgo

Encounters w/ One River Point

KAR Properties hosted an invitation-only event at the One River Point site with Vanquish Yachts to showcase the waterfront lifestyle One River Point will provide its residents. — Photos by World Red Eye 1. Daniella Caralho, Anielly Maia, Shahab Karmely, Giovanni Caloretti, Ana Karina Jerez, Ralph Leon, J.C. Ceres 2. Carolina Hasbun, Karolina Botero 3. Christina Hardin, Ralph Leon 4. Daniella Caralho, Carolina Pappe 5. Heidi Shecter, Raul Sanchez-Elia 6. J.C. Ceres, Hugo Rojas 7. Katya Carrera, Tolga Erman 8. Sara Goulieva, Sofia Kalish, Valentina Perez 9. Troy Taylor, Shahab Karmely 10. J.C. Ceres, Carolina Hasbun, Karolina Botero

Encounters w/ Shalva

The City of Miami inaugurated November 9th as Shalva Day with a celebration at Brickell City Centre honoring Shalva, a nonprofit dedicated to aiding those with disabilities of all ages. 1. James Jackson, Lakitha Wright, Lauren Masuzzo, Adam Mait, Alexandra Mait, Kalman Samuels 2. Adam Lipkin, Leanne Weinbrot, Joel Weinbrot 3. Leanne Weinbrot, Lisa McClaskey, Michelle Tewel 4. Jarred Mait, Lauren Masuzzo, Kalman Samuels

Encounters w/ Lineaire

Lineaire, Miami DDA and The Real Deal hosted the 4th Annual Building A Better Miami Event at the Lineaire Showroom. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. Alejandro Bonet, Dominique Bonet, Diego Bonet 2. Catterina Calderon, Regina Lacayo, Kieran Bowers, Mariolga Calderon, Nery Deza, Kayla Barrera 3. Allison Silverstein, Anthony Pins 4. Belkys Jatar, Serena De Marta

Encounters w/ Mercy Hospital

A spectacular tree lighting by the bay took place when Mercy Hospital hosted “All Aboard: The Mercy Express” complete with complimentary photos with Santa, train rides and free hot chocolate and churros for the holidays. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. Mayor Francis Suarez, Michelle Bookout, Michael Joseph, Joseph Melchiode, Mark Multach 2. Brady Manifold, Deb Matarazzo, Jason Ratner 3. Johan Andreessen, Arne Andreessen, Ellen Andreessen 4. Keith Jennings, Maria Alvarez, Maria Corso 5. Maria Arvelo, Rolando De Leon, Checo Flores 6. Mary Urbina, Karen Perez, Kathrynn Flynn 7. Sister Sonia Mancuello, Enrique Gorgal 8. Derek Azadi, Jose Martinez 9. Dsmon Barret, Mark Multach 10. Holly Limonte, Nataly Martin 11. Marie Danois, Elaine Viñas 12. Nelly & Jay Miranda

Encounters w/ Fortune Realty

Biltmore Parc hosted a reception featuring entertainment, networking and an exhibition of works by world-renowned artists. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. Angelica & Fernando Pinto, Jenny Ducre, Walter Defortuna 2. Alejandro Copley, Julian Pinzon, Gianfranco Di Girolamo 3. Angelica Pinto, Adriana Rocceta, Pilar Urrutia, Dorys Martin 4. Alejandro Rodrip, Natasha Etchegaray, Anthony Lopez 5. Estaban Gonzalez, Lala Payares, Juan Carlos Velazquez

Encounters w/ Florida East Coast Realty

Tibor Hollo of Florida East Coast Realty received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the BASF 2018 Installation Gala at EAST Miami Hotel. — Photos by World Red Eye 1. Lucee Wolper, Toni McAndrew, Steve Vargem, Ben Solomon, Cynthia Solomon, Vanessa Grout 2. Austin Hollo, Nicole Cohen 3. Iryna Ivaschuk, Kelly Arias 4. David Webb, Astrid Marten, Isabel Hollo, Wayne Hollo 5. Tibor Hollo, Ben Solomon 6. Luis Espinosa, Sofia Espinosa, Patricia Marcucci, Phil Dahan

Encounters w/ Voices For Children

Voices For Children along with presenting sponsor Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson P.A., served as hosts to approximately 300 attorneys, judges, elected officials, community leaders, volunteers and supporters at the 23rd Annual “Be A Voice Luncheon” at Coral Gables Country Club. 1. Carlos Gimenez, Lourdes Gimenez, Mayor Carlos Gimenez, Luly Gimenez-Gato, Barby Rodriguez 2. Gail Appelrouth, Jeff Berkowitz, Commissioner Sally Heyman 3. George Sheldon, Cindy Lederman, Mike Dunlavy 4. Jeff Berkowitz, Lourdes Gimenez, Mayor Carlos Gimenez, Yolanda Berkowitz, Cindy Lederman 5. Mayor Carlos Gimenez, Nelson Hincapie, Kwantisa Harris, Jay Shapiro 6. Chris & Julie Caputo 7. Jay Shapiro, Brad Meltzer 8. Jill & Blain Heckaman 9. John & Suzel Broe 10. Kwantisa Harris, Ken Russell 11. Laurie Jennings, Nelson Hincapie 12. Simone Boayue-Gumbs, Lorraine Ospina- Herrera 13. Mary Cagle, Mike Dunlavy

Encounters @ Bal Harbour Shops

Bal Harbour Shops hosted a special Collectors Cocktail Reception inviting guests to a private viewing of rare timepieces. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. Gigi Spadei, Ronnie Vogel, DJ Irie, Ariel Mullen, Orlando Bloom, Senja Alexeeva 2. Ana Negri, Johnny Barros 3. Andy Bisbal, Cody De Sully, Kevin Knight, Mark Owens 4. Ky Jade, Sheila Melton 5. Melissa Rosko, Julian Duque

Encounters w/ The Related Group

The Related Group, Rabina Properties & Perella Weinberg Partners celebrated the Grand Opening of Icon Las Olas, Ft. Lauderdale’s newest and tallest tower. — Photos by Jeff Hufziger 1. Matt Allen, Bruce G. Roberts, Mayor Jack Seilier, Mickey Rabina, Jorge Perez, Patrick Campbell, Dean J. Trantalis 2. Megan Green, Javier Iglesias 3. Melissa Nelson, Erica Guzman 4. Patrick & Dorothy Campbell, Mickey Rabina 5. Scott & Patricia House, Gianpierre Giusti, Holly Gonzales

Encounters @ El Dorado Furniture

In celebration of reaching their goal of “Changing Lives” throughout the South Florida community, El Dorado Furniture invited guests to a special 50 Years/50 Families Campaign Closing Celebration. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. Pedro & Ana Maria Capó, Zhou li, Dereck Capó 2. Melisa Alonso, Luis E Capó, Anselmo Hernandez 3. Alan Salmon, Christine Diercks, Jacob Jolman, Bryan Dickey 4. Justin Westerman, Javier Ortiz, Jorge Martinez 5. Catherine, Carlos, Danny & Janet Capó 6. Raquel Llerena, Paula Gonzalez, Andres & Pete Capó 7. Ellie Rodriguez 8. Jesus & Jackeline Capó 9. Shelly Pessin, Terry Furr 10. Mario Morales, Madeleine Inda, Mike Negron, Eddie Cook 11. Carlos & Rosy Capó

Encounters w/ Brilliance Jewels

Brilliance Jewels hosted a “Lucky Hour” to celebrate their Grand Opening at Four Seasons to benefit Little Lighthouse Foundation’s Holiday Toy Distribution. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. Julio Jay, Maria Intriago, Alex Sandro 2. Esra Erdogan Mello, Sophia Boris 3. Andrew Ridley, Justin Oeltjen 4. Favio Calderon, Amanda Kent 5. Wes Bernier, Diana Chan, Andres Tinoco 6. Lori Smurfit, Julissa Duarte 7. Berit Griffin, Mitch Phillips 8. Carleen Vann, Jeffrey Cohen 9. Ciao Dunson, Jason Thompson 10. Roy Campbell, Kelly Khoury

Encounters w/ Fortune International Realty

Monica Defortuna and Fortune International Realty invited guests for an afternoon of shopping at Brickell City Centre with a portion of sales benefitting Project Paz. — Photos by Edward Leal 1. Nicole Digaetano, Julissa Duarte, Jacqueline Molina, Carla & Monica Defortuna, Daiana Quiceno 2. Monica & Carla Defortuna, Nery Deza 3. Elizabeth Lao, Shirley 4. Irina Margulis, Daniel Snyder 5. Jordan Perez, Lola Stapff 6. Jullisa Duarte, Vicky Escobar 7. Magaly Visbal, Marlene Sikaffy 8. Nancy Maiello, Katya Tsvetkova 9. Mildred Correa, Lola Staff 10. Monica & Carla Defortuna, Jacqueline Molina, Daiana Quiceno 11. Nery Deza, Grettel Fernandez, Nicole Digaetano