Issue – March/April 2009

GRAND OPENING

Sanlorenzo of the Americas and yachtBlue celebrated their Grand Opening complete with cocktails, cigar rolling, live bossa nova music and hors d’oeuvres. The night of networking in Fort Lauderdale was one to remember for guests who attending the exclusive event.

B-DAY BASH

Hortensia Linero, family members and friends gathered to celebrate Key Biscayne resident Alberto Linero’s brithday at the new Ocean Sound’s Party Room in Key Colony. Everybody enjoyed the evening full of dancing and entertainment.

HAPPY DAYS

There were several reasons why Skyline Equities at Mary Brickell Village decided to host a special 3-day Valentine’s Day spread. At the top of the list was showcasing all the exiting new projects they’re working on while showing love to their clients, friends. and neighbors.

FASHIONABLY GREAT

Austin Jade and Rik Rak Salon & Boutique showcased their love of fashion during an exclusive Designer Trunk Show featuring resort wear inspired by luxurious ports of call throughout the world.

TOPPING OFF

1450 Brickell reached an important milestone when it topped-off construction at 35-stories. The occasion was celebrated during a special ‘topping off’ party held at the construction site. The 586,000-square-foot tower is scheduled for delivery in Jan. 2010.

LIFE IS GOOD

Casa Felipe hosted a silent auction at their haven of cigar and wine to benefit the community and show people that if you have time to enjoy the finer things in life you should also make time to give back.

ART & FASHION

Green Grass at Mary Brickell Village recenly celebrated the opening of Tomas Loewy’s Burning Man exhibit. Handbag designer Nazly Villamizar also held a trunk show during the event.

BALLET BLAST

Andu Bistro recently hosted a Miami City Ballet pre-gala for patrons attending the night’s show. Drinks, cocktails, appetizers and dinner kept the guests occupied until it was time for the show.

LOVE FEAST

Grimpa hosted an unforgettable night for couples looking to fill their bellies on Valentine’s Day. The evening included a bottle of champagne, a full churrasco rodizio, a special salad bar and live music as well as a raffle for a romantic Cancun getaway for two.

Diversions

Your guide to the best entertainment, shopping, dining, libations & relaxation in South Florida.

TASTY RETREAT

Indulge in a feast of the senses at Casa Salvatore, where a traditional Italian kitchen meets eclectic fusion cuisine — making you wish you had a sixth sense to complete your meal.

Natural Healing

Healthy habits aren’t born, they’re created. And with personal guides like the team at Mortar and Pestle: The Boutique Pharmacy, a better quality of life is just around the corner at the heart of Mary Brickell Village.

All Eyes on Her

When Tere Blanca walks into a business meeting, all eyes instinctively turn toward her. And it’s not because she’s beautiful, or because she walked in late, it’s because this woman knows how to successfully flex her professional muscles with a firmness and finesse that people can’t help but notice.

Style Court

When it’s time to serve up some high fashion on or off the court, these styles will keep you looking your best long after the Sony Ericsson Open has left town.

Aces

Meet the people who are shaping the future of business with every handshake, transaction and bottom line. The passion, attitude, outlook and savvy they all share has yielded an ingrained need to succeed no matter what the consequences. These inspirational visionaries are some of the top leaders of today and tomorrow who will inspire, motivate and in many cases complement the very goals that keep you going. After all, business is all about who you know, isn’t it?

THE FIT 5

If running around the office all day is your remedy for staying healthy and active, ditch the on-the-clock distractions for these off-the-clock fitness destinations to make sure your body is as sound as your business.

Veggie Vibes

Life-altering circumstances led Cynthia Olmstead and Dionette Kalkhofer to live a healthy vegetarian lifestyle — and the results they experienced inspired them to share their discovery with the world at Om Garden.

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Daring David

DB + Partners was founded not out of ambition, but out of desperation and serendipity when David Berry was fired from a big advertising shop which he had wanted to quit, but hadn’t. They took the decision out of his hands, and he took the leap.

Wow Factor

Una Residences invited guests and top brokers to their Sales Gallery for an evening of celebrating the project’s incredible offerings.