Issue – November 2013

SPACE MAKERS

Meet a few professionals who are ready to help you create the home of your dreams with stunning ideas that are sure to turn any space in your home into a functional showpiece that will make you the envy of the entire neighborhood.

Urban Sprawl

Paraiso Bay is poised to take East Edgewater to new heights with stunning plans that will be a welcome addition to the neighborhood.

Subconscious Design

Most design experts agree that when you change your surroundings, you can change your life. Every home tells a story. What is yours saying?

Cocktail Concierge

Oceanaire’s Aaron Tucker redefines the concept of great bartending by putting hospitality first to create the perfect experience for his customers.

Social Craft

We’ve all heard the saying that friends come a dime a dozen, but that dime doesn’t go as far as it did once we grow up. For many of us, the new playground is our local watering hole or networking pub crawl where the drinks (and conversation) are flowing.

Redefining Tradition

Create a new holiday tradition for yourself — one that honors and celebrates cultures around the world and that makes a statement about life in America.

SPACE SAVIOR

Cristina Maria Lloyd is on a mission to encourage better living through smarter organization by providing her clients new, sleekly improved environments through her firm OuttaSpace, Inc.

Heartbeat City

Through The American Heart Association’s Miami PULSE organization, young leaders volunteer time and resources to raise funds and awareness about a cause that has affected — or will affect — most of us and/or our loved ones throughout our lifetime.

Trip I.Q.

If travel is part of your regular schedule for work or pleasure, you may want to take these tips to heart the next time taking off into the horizon is on your agenda.

Lease Peace

If you like to get a new car every few years, while keeping your total cash outlay as low as possible, leasing may be a good choice for you.

Happy Anniversary

Wonder how watchmakers commemorate those big events? In the case of these brands, it’s with a pair of seriously gorgeous timepieces.

Bibliophiles Rejoice

It’s once again that magical time of the year, where the literature lovers of The Magic City come out from behind their latest best-seller to delight in their favorite pastime (in public): Reading.

Inspector Gadgets

We’re willing to bet that even the executive who has everything doesn’t have these unique items in his office. They’re fun yet practical. They also make whimsical gifts for the holidays.

Up-And-Coming

These new real estate options are sure to yield a double-take, whether you’re in the market to invest or in search of the perfect home to get away from it all.

Plus-Size Palette

As we all know, fashionistas come in all shapes and sizes. Here’s how to rock a few new style trends around town with confidence when getting down to a Size 0 just isn’t an option.

Touch Play

Go wireless with Outdoor Tech’s newest headphones: The Privates. These rugged-looking headphones connect to your smart device via Bluetooth and are controlled with a touchpad on the right earpiece.

Natural Beauty

For over 50 years, Éminence Organic Skin Care has been harnessing the power of nature to unlock the secret to a more beautiful you.

Air Fried

Wouldn’t the world be an amazing place if we could have all the delicious taste of deep-fried food but without the artery-clogging side effects? T-Fal says we can with their healthy alternative to the sinful deep fryer: The ActiFry.

Nature Bites

Want to take the sustainable approach to a night out? The Nature’s Plate Award spotlights the nation’s greenest restaurants.

OMG GOOD!

The buzz started out as a slow hum around town when word first got out that a new restaurant was in the works in The Design District.

Welcomed Zen

Before you turn into a grinch as you prep to survive yet another hectic holiday season, get your calm back at these Miami experiences sure to get you back in sync with yourself and everything around you.

Smile Invest

If you’ve worked tirelessly to land an interview at your dream company, don’t let it be overshadowed by an unhealthy or unattractive smile.

High-Rise Gardening

With Autumn comes images of fresh herbs and veggies harvested from backyards. But what if your home is 30 stories high in the sky? Here are a few great products that bring the garden into your home no matter what floor you live on.

Fun Factor

If you still haven’t jumped on the most entertaining bandwagon in town, here are a few great reasons why you need to have Yelp in your life…RIGHT NOW!

The CEO Factor

During the recession, scores of companies went belly seemingly overnight. I say “seemingly” because it didn’t happen that quickly.

Home Work

About a year ago, I invited a few of my friends over to my place for a “WORK FROM HOME DAY.”

Signature Finish

It’s the office accessory that speaks loudest about its owner: the pen. Make sure yours sends the right message with these luxurious creations from Jack Row.

The 411

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

Snuggle Up!

Why jet off to foreign lands when we have such a captivating state we can call our very own? Join us as we explore some of Florida’s coziest B&B inns.

Holiday Stresses

Everyone knows the holiday season is bitter-sweet. From presents to preparation, the to-do list is seamlessly endless and the rewards welcomed with open arms. Follow these quick expert tips to make sure you survive the holidays in style — with your sanity intact.

ROAD HOMES

This collection of luxury RVs represents the ultimate way to go anywhere the road takes you in Rock Star style. Check out a few top models perfect for everything from couples to families…and a few neighbors as well.

If Walls Could Talk

Your home, dwelling, residence, domicile, your castle...no matter what you choose to call it, the place you decide to live in says something about you. What that something is might be more telling than you think.

Exceptional Kitchen

‘Tis the season to add a few useful details to your kitchen arsenal right on time for the holidays. Just make sure anything you incorporate is put to good use.

Life On Top

This beautiful residence atop The Ocean Club features modern accents, colorful backdrops and sprawling views to keep you feeling at home all year long.

Fashionable Form

When fashion meets furniture, form and function unite to create a harmony of lines, style and inspiration that’s pure magic during any occasion.

Cave To Condo

We trace the history of residential living from the caveman era to modern-day homeowners to uncover how it all comes together to yield that time-transcending feeling of home sweet home.

Excellent Expansion

The Related Group hosted a 3-day extravaganza celebrating the successful sellouts of One Ocean and SLS Brickell, the launch of Paraiso Bay, and future plans for Miami’s Biscayne waterfront.

Night Jaunt

Segafredo is one of those places that always has something going on, especially during their evening events.

Name Game

Whether you call it Dolores or Lolita or But You Can Call Me, this place is a Brickell staple day and night where you can meet and greet with savvy locals from all over town.

Irish Luck

Brickell Irish Pub serves up a great time (and some pretty tasty bites and pints) day and night.

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Fine Designs

Meet some of South Florida’s most revered interior designers. Their insights, taste and dedication are sure to get you thinking about which areas in your home need a little extra spruce up.

The 411

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