Issue - February 2018

OFFICE YACHT

During the design process of a superyacht, the designer or builder will typically commission an intricately scaled model to show owners and other interested parties a true visual representation of the overall look of their upcoming vessel.

ART IMPACT

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.

SHINE ON

Diamonds On The Key celebrated their milestone 10-year Anniversary during a special cocktail party at Puntino in Key Biscayne.

FINE DINING

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.

GIRL POWER

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.

ROCKIN’ CELEBRATION

FiveStar New Year’s Eve, the luxury-driven New Year’s Eve fête produced by Concept ID, celebrated its exclusive party on Watson Island.

SCIENCE AWE

The Phillip & Patricia Frost Museum Of Science hosted nearly 900 guests during the Big Bang: Sonic Odyssey.

GOOD CAUSE

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.
Dean Trantalis, Ryan Shear, Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief, Jack Seiler, Kevin Maloney, Commissioner Romney Rogers, Lee Feldman

COMMUNITY BUILDING

PMG’s new division of multi-family housing called X Social Communities celebrated the groundbreaking of X Las Olas in Fort Lauderdale.

TO THE RESCUE

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

THE 411

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

O, CAPTAIN! MY CAPTAIN!

A mainstay in the Miami mixology scene, Mario Alban of The Wharf proves there’s good reason their nautically-centered saloon is the hottest thing to hit Downtown in decades.

DYNAMIC DUOS

It’s perhaps the most onerous of the oenophile’s tasks: properly pairing a vintage with vittles. Below, we explain the cardinal rules of this mystifying, mouthwatering process.

MIND YOUR MANNERS

Ah, the joys of eating…the aromas, the tastes, the plating…the chewing. Below we explore some of the oft-forgotten rules of meal etiquette.

WHERE THE ANCHOR DROPS

In the world of luxury yachts, bigger is always better and massive is eternally apropos. Get ready to moor up your megayacht as we explore some of the world’s most coveted ports for 2018.

SAILS UP

This year’s Miami International Boat Show brings Sailor’s Cove to Pier 9 of Marine Stadium. Show guests will now be able to see the best of powerboats and sailboats in one location. In addition to exciting new single-hull and catamaran sailboats, Sailor’s Cove will also host a number of superior sailing seminars.

NAUTICAL NECESSITIES

In honor of the Miami International Boat Show, we’ve scoured all corners of our marketplace for the finest in marine accessories sure to get you eager to set sail.

DREAM BOATS

Every person who has ridden a scooter thinks they would be great on a Harley Davidson — until they drop it at a stoplight. Boats are that way, too. Here’s a guide to match boats to personalities.

SAVINGS SPREE

Do you need to plan for retirement? Yes. Do you need a rainy day fund? Absolutely. But do you really understand what drives how you spend vs. save, and have you considered how a purposeful spending plan might make you happier? Read on to find out how to skip the boilerplate formula and start living life to the fullest.

SLICE OF PARADISE

A dream come true for any family, this jewel of a home overlooks beautiful Pines Canal and has water on two sides, showcasing breathtaking, private vistas all year long.

NAUTI TALES

What happens on the boat may haveonce stayed on the boat, but in our worldof cell phone cameras, Facetime andincessant social media postings, the boatdoesn’t even have to dock for the gossipto have spread worldwide.

THINK PIECES

Trends, patterns and accessories unite to create the perfect Spring look for the savvy and stylish city dweller.

YACHT THRILLS

Key Biscayne becomes the ultimate destination for boating enthusiasts from around the globe as both the Miami International Boat Show and Strictly Sail drop anchor at the Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin to create one all-inclusive venue featuring over $3 billion in all things nautical on Feb. 15-19. If that isn’t enough vessels, boat gear and accessories for you, there's also the completely separate Miami Yacht Show on Collins Avenue and the invitation-only Super Yachts Miami on Watson Island running concurrently featuring another $1 billion in yachts and nautical merchandise to explore.

A BOAT STORY

When organizers announced the exciting move of the Miami International Boat Show to Key Biscayne a few years ago, it made national headlines. Interstingly, many did not realizing that the show actually began on the island back in 1941.

MEDIA MOVERS

Entrepreneurs engaged in the maximum utilization of social media technologies, Foodie Tribe loves everything culinary, photos and reconceptualizing the way we think about business…not necessarily in that order.

HIGHER, PLEASE!

Straight from the closets of fashion icons Jackie Kennedy and Audrey Hepburn, pedal-pusher pants are back in style for Spring.

TIMELESS TILES

Iberia Tiles has been fostering all hard surface and flooring needs in South Florida for over 30 years — and that legacy continues in full forth this month and beyond.

FRIZZ FIGHTERS

Eager to bask in our Boat Show’s glories but worried about the seaside’s sap of your delicate do? The good people at Rik Rak Salon have handed us some A+ tips on taming your mane.

ONE ENCHANTED EVENING

Interested in taking your luxury hotel experience to a whole other level? The InterContinental Hotel Group’s Ambassador Program offers a stunning set of bonuses and amenities.

YACHTING PAGES

Coffee table books matter more than ever in our digital age, especially when we have a strong affinity for the subject matter. The following beautiful volumes will make you pause for a moment and daydream.

IN VINO, VERITAGE

A magnificent marriage of Miami’s top-tier tastes, sips and savories with its ever-giving philanthropic spirit, this year will see VeritageMiami celebrate its 22nd year as the United Way of Miami-Dade’s most hopeful (and hearty) supporter.

Success Pets

Interested in acquiring a true soul mate for this St. Valentine’s Day? Look no further than the trio of heartthrobs below, selected from top-notch rescues in the area.

YACHT SAFE

Most people think of a boat insurance policy as a straightforward, all-encompassing document and that one policy is pretty much like another…only the rates are different. Wrong, wrong, wrong…

GLOSSIER ME UP

When the beauty editors at wildly popular IntoTheGloss.com decided to embark on the mission of taking their industry insight and expert eye for the aesthetic to create their own beauty line, Glossier was born.

NUMBERS GAME

How often do you find a remarkable watch with a fascinating heritage? Look no further than the REC 901, crafted of recycled Porsche 911 bits and bearing a recycled French name.

ARTSY THREADS

Wearable art? Yes, please! Living in a world were uniqueness in so rare, Venezuelan-born Juliette Ghamra is determined to change that, one collection at a time.

SEASIDE SAVORS

An immersive seafood experience is making big waves on Miami Beach thanks to Brazil-born Coco Bambu and their palate-pleasing fare.

MARINE MASTERPIECES

A modern day artist and entrepreneur both, Ciaboga Founder Michelle Brener adds some cerulean depth to the modern Miami art scene.

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Lap Of Luxury

This sunny season’s style is inspired by the luscious greenery and exquisite architecture that defines this Key Biscayne estate in our paradise by the sea.