Lifestyle

Canine Cause

Did you know that the AKC not only sets the standards for purebreds, but helps dogs in need find homes? The AKC Rescue Network is the largest network of dog rescue groups in the country with 450 groups representing 160 unique breeds.

Fashion Snaps

Who says a camera can’t be as good-looking as the photos it takes? Definitely not Leica. Slip the Paul Smith Edition CL Camera around your neck and you’ll turn heads as you capture life’s important moments.

Haute Hounds

Social media is a dog’s best friend. Most shelters focus their limited resources on caring for the pets. Facebook helps them get the word out with full dog profiles; Instagram lets them share stories about animals that encourage interaction and adoption; and Twitter is the spot for engaging videos.

Island Love

Romance is always in the air on Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Anegada and the other delightful isles of the British Virgin Islands.

An RSVP Away

The other day our Associate Publisher Tracy Koço and I headed to a “Taste Of British Cuisine” with Award-Winning English Chef Justin Brown at Aston Martin Residences.

Ultimate Love

You’ve found the perfect significant other; now, you need to find the perfect gift for the most romantic holiday of the year. That’s a lot of pressure. We’ve compiled a list of some fabulous gifts to help make things easier. No matter what your partner’s taste, they’re bound to love something on this list.

Watercraft Wonders

No longer just a water toy — though they’re still tons of outrageous fun — today’s Personal Water Craft (PWC) are a symbol of a lifestyle. A concept which esteemed brand Sea-Doo has strongly embraced.

Dream Realized

Slow Burn Theatre was born when Patrick Fitzwater and Matthew Korinko noticed a theatrical void in South Florida and made the commitment to fill it. Ten years later, they’re a key player in the local theatre scene.

Brush Strokes

Carla Fache’s paintings explore the frontiers of color, space, balance and matter. Different visual scenarios, occurring simultaneously in parallel realities, provide interconnecting timelines through her canvas as portals to new dimensions.

Grown-Up Behavior

Two-year old dogs are great. They’re already housetrained and some can even “sit,” “stay” and do tricks. You won’t have to deal with the “puppy phase” of biting, chewing, etc. Plus, you’ll be able to determine the dog’s personality and won’t have to wait to see what you get.

Holistic Massage

Thai Reflexology, often called Thai Foot Massage, is an old, safe and wonderful healing method. It’s easy to do and requires no formal training. The right tools can help focus the effects.

Subscription Obsession

Having someone else shop makes life a whole lot easier. But while you can get a personal shopper for your clothes, who is going to buy your toiletries? Here’s three of the coolest subscription boxes for guys.

Brunch 2020

Eat, drink and unite at the VeritageMiami Farm To Fork Brunch with celebrity Chef Michael Schwartz. This year’s one-of-a-kind farm-to-table celebration features superb, sustainable dining, exciting wines and a lively auction. It’s the perfect brunch for the new decade.

Appetite’s Delight

Central Fare is the most central and connected food hall in Miami. Whether you’re taking Brightline, soon-to-be Virgin Trains, Metromover, Metrorail or future Tri-Rail, Central Fare is easily accessible to all.

IRL Impact

As the fireworks celebrating 2020 came and went, something magical happened: People started reaching out to old and new contacts to reconnect IRL.

Amped Up

For the shortest month of the year, February in Miami ushers in an incredible amount of high-profile events — from MIBS and the Miami Yacht Show to SOBEWFF and art festivals and marathons galore. This year, we even welcome Super Bowl LIV 2020. Thank goodness it’s a leap year so we can fit it all in!

Floating Dreams

The idea of having a private island is appealing, but imagine one that can change location to suit your every whim or avoid passing rain showers. The solution is, of course, a boat that has it all — and then some.

Girl Time

Whether you and your girlfriends are looking to relax, be adventurous, enjoy some amazing spa time or just do something far removed from everyday life, the British Virgin Islands has something for everyone in your female posse.

Boating Bliss

One of the most influential and internationally attended boat shows on the planet, the world-famous Miami International Boat Show brings thousands of boats and yachts to its devoted sunblock-slathered fans from Feb. 13-17. From “giga”yachts to baby boat shoes, MIBS has it all.

Haute Zen

Everyday PVC yoga mats will get the job done for just a few dollars. But if you’re looking for true spiritual enlightenment and have the cash to spend, invest in a Chakracarma Yoga Mat.

Beneficial Ballet

The Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida is known for their outstanding performances, including a glorious 22 seasons of The Nutcracker, but it’s their outreach programs that are changing lives.

Exceptional Hearts

Miami’s heart care has become much stronger for both adult and pediatric patients with the appointment of Chief of Cardiac Surgery & Medical Director Romualdo Segurola, MD, FACS, and his multidisciplinary team of trained specialists to Jackson Heart Institute, part of Jackson Health System.

African Delights

Foodies are always looking for the next big thing. This year it’s not coming out of Tokyo, Paris, Barcelona, London or even Miami, but from West African countries like Nigeria and Senegal.

Bourbon 101

There’s no doubt American whiskey is enjoying a new golden era not seen since the pinnacle of home bar entertaining in the 1960s, with bourbon enjoying a particularly fine renaissance.

Sculptural genius

Sandra Garcia-Pardo wants her sculptures to serve as a mirror where people can see projections of their own reality, generating an unforgettable moment for the observer standing in front of a piece.

Responsible Beauty

The new decade is already being billed as The Climate Decade. But what if we could have our glam products and not have a negative impact on Mother Earth? Now we can.

Coffee Cravings

Can’t fit a dozen baristas in your kitchen? The absolutely-top-of-the-line Jura Giga 6 Coffee Maker fits just fine and allows you to choose from 28 specialties.

Oustanding Pups

In 1981, a Black Labrador Mix named Bosco won the election to be the honorary Mayor of Sunol, California, beating out two human candidates for the job. Bosco ran as a “Re’pup’lican” and used the slogan “A bone in every dish, a cat in every tree, and a fire hydrant on every corner.”

Techno Dentistry

Advancements in technology are helping to improve every part of our lives. The field of dentistry is no different. This is why Dr. Pablo J. Fonseca works hard to stay on the cutting-edge.

Curated Sipping

The folks at Last Drop Distillers normally look backwards, to rare, old and exceptional spirits. With Phoebe, the first intuitive whisky decanter, they’ve gone space-age.

Rad Residences

Clothing, watches, sunglasses, perfume, luggage, and so much more. Diesel has it all — including a new luxury condominium development coming to Wynwood for those who want to live life on their own terms.

Budget Supercar

The term “supercar” conjures up incredibly expensive cars crafted from exotic materials and powered by complex engines to achieve 200 mph speeds. The newest Corvette lets you join the Supercar Club without having to sell your kidneys.

Breaking The Mold

As I write this just before Christmas, I’m not sure where I will be welcoming in 2020 or which ball I will be watching drop.

The 411

Spotlighting news, launches, happenings, products & places in and around South Florida.

Perfect Pairings

Men have long enjoyed the pleasures of a fine cigar as they sip brandy or whiskey. Today, the art of perfect pairings has moved into coffee, wine and even beer. We explore the tricks to ensuring harmony between your cigar and your drink.

Pass The Avocado

Turkey with stuffing. The Christmas ham. Blackeyed peas, cornbread and collard greens for good luck in the New Year. Enough holiday food. It’s time to remember that we live in the south and nothing is more tropical than delicious, nutritious avocados.

Old Meets Modern

Home to Geishas and Harajukus, skyscrapers and cherry blossoms, karaoke bars and Buddhist temples, as well as the latest technology melding with ancient ceremonies, Tokyo blends modern and traditional culture into a dazzling city like no other.

Advanced Degree

The Miami Hebert Business School Professional MBA Program provides the groundwork for students to gain the competitive edge necessary to meet the demands placed on them from today’s ever-evolving business environment.

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Glimmers of Hope

Inspired by the globally acclaimed The Front Steps Project, award-winning Photographer Wioletta Bublik set out to capture Miami families during quarantine. What she documented has been an inspiration for all those following her journey on social media and around the world.

CARE & COMPASSION

As an emergency medicine attending physician at Jackson Memorial Hospital and Emergency Medicine Residency Associate Program Director, Mark Supino, M.D., shapes the education of young, talented physicians and delivers healthcare to the underserved population of Miami-Dade County, while doing his part to help eradicate health and socioeconomic disparities among patients of every background, ethnicity, creed, gender, gender identity and sexual orientation.