Issue – April 2014

ABOVE IT ALL

Location, amenities, price, availability…at NINE, you can have it all. This is a place where the world is at your feet, and the possibilities are endless.

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?

Setting The Tone

More than a showroom, Internum & Design is ready to help customers create beautiful spaces with top international brands.

Alluring Opulence

Once you find the perfect jewels to complement your wardrobe this season, all you have to do is decide which social functions you’ll be attending to show off your new looks.

Trendsetting Jetsetting

Hans Christian Andersen said: “To travel is to live!” — so it’s no surprise that as the way we live changes, so does the way we travel. Today, our lives are fast-paced, filled with technology and everyday luxuries. The travel trends we’ve discovered in this piece are really a snapshot of what we as a society value in 2014...well, mostly.

VIP Confidential

In a South Florida nightlife scene filled with wannabe bigshots, over-inflated egos and drunk slurs, one man stands out as calm, level-headed, genuine and completely hilarious.

Oysters Galore

After a decade of serving as the go-to place for oyster and seafood lovers in the Brickell area, The River Seafood & Oyster Bar has expanded their offerings to include brunch.

Adopt A Cause

Want to boost your physical and mental health all while helping the environment? The Miami-Dade Animal Shelter may have a solution for you – adopting a dog is a smart way to invest in both yourself and the community.

Reach Up

Robin Campbell is so passionate about finding a cure for Crohn’s Disease, she’s dedicated a large part of her life to the cause — and she hopes to motivate as many people as possible to join the movement.

Masters Of Fun

It’s part indoor playground, part gym, part classroom complex and all fun. Miami’s Kydoo Kids Club & Café is a one-of-a-kind experience everyone with children needs to try at least once.

Two-Wheeled Adventure

Launched to commemorate the brand’s 110th Anniversary, Harley-Davidson’s all-new Ultra Limited just may be the best Harley ever.

Viva Vizcayne

Want to live life in the lap of luxury? Look no further than the private oasis of comfort with unparalleled views of the bay, ocean and South Beach at Vizcayne, where you’ll find 5-star luxury at a fraction of the price.

Celebrity Choice

Where do people who could live anywhere choose to reside? In Miami the hot new choice is one of the fabulous penthouses at Paraiso Bay.

Commercial Factor

After several bleak years, the Florida real estate market is showing consistent gains. Foreign buyers from Latin America and Europe have helped propel the upswing, not only in residential, but also in commercial acquisitions.

Lens Hymn

When it comes to documenting his interpretation of The Magic City with his camera, Bill Brothers uses his imagination to augment sights in and around town that are at once breathtaking and surreal.

The Full House Tour

What ever happened to the predictability? The milkman, the paperboy, the evening TV? Well, they’re still around, sans the lovable cast, of course.

I Do!

The young Brickell crowd are a savvy, hard-working lot who will accept only the best but want it at an affordable price…requirements that become critical when purchasing an engagement ring.

Mind Calm

A whopping 40 million Americans suffer from anxiety disorders. A local spa is using massage as a way for them to find peace & relief.

Blog Inspiration

Have a case of the closet blahs? Nothing to wear, or nothing coming to mind except those same old outfits? Try Sazan Barzani’s blog on for size.

Travel Time

Looking for the perfect watch to take with you on your travels? This time-tested timepiece is sure to rival even the most scenic backdrop you might encounter.

Plane ZZZs

Cramped seating, noisy neighbors and being 30,000 feet up in the air doesn’t make for an ideal night’s sleep.

NO FOMO

When I first heard about FOMO, I didn’t quite get it. I mean, why stress out about what everyone else is doing?

BulletProof Travels

A lot of luggage companies toss around the term “bulletproof” to indicate how sturdy their products are.

The 411

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

The Future Of Beer

It’s nice to be inebriated but NOT impaired. The secret to achieving this nirvana of imbibing is to learn to love, understanding and appreciate the beauty of session beers.

Friendly Pours

Bartender Aubrey Russell of The Corner pours blast-from-the-past cocktails in a forward-thinking bar that allows dogs.

Sushi Dreams

If you think all sushi is created equal, you obviously haven’t gotten your roll on as often as you should. Miami has a wide variety of sushi-inspired menu items all over town just waiting for you to devour, experience and thoroughly enjoy one bite at a time.

Beautiful Ideal

Our outer selves should represent the finest parts of our inner selves — whether that’s who we are now or who we aspire to become during the next phase of our personal growth. Ecstasy Salon Spa is on a mission to help you accomplish just that and a whole lot more.

WEDDING WHOA

If a traditional wedding isn’t in the cards for you, it may be wise to consider upping the ante with a destination wedding to Nicaragua, a place so full of adventure and surprises you won’t have time to even think about getting cold feet.

Life Flow

Modeled after a system where many disciplines work in unison to support patient care, needs and quality of life, The Biscayne Institutes Of Health & Living heralds the notion of being not just a provider of care, but a 21st Century healthcare community.

Dynamic Glamour

Ready to WOW anyone you walk past this season? It’s simple. Just meld sports accents like neoprene, zippers, leather, knit and elastic bands with the glamorous silhouettes of pencil skirts, flared bottoms and cropped tops — and get ready for some fun in the sun.

Oasis Of Taste

Sometimes a meal isn’t just a meal. That perilous gap between going from casual tasting to committed tastebuds needs a defining moment. Seasalt And Pepper might be just the place you’ve been looking for.

Outdoor Oasis

While much of the country is looking for the first signs of Spring, we’ve been enjoying our backyards for months. Now is a great time to freshen things up with some inspired furniture and decorative accents that will further enhance outdoor living.

Foreign Appeal

Steak Brasil hosted a Carnaval-themed party complete with Samba Dancers and plenty of Brasilian specialties for guests to munch and sip on.

Superior Welcome

Eastview Development, GTIS Partners and Cervera Real Estate recently celebrated the Grand Opening of the Biscayne Beach Sales Gallery.

Successful Sales

NINE at Mary Brickell Village held a Sales Appreciation Event at Perricone’s to give top brokers for the project their commission checks.

Appetizing Vibes

Seasalt And Pepper transported Miamians to the epicenter of ambient music and pan-Asian gastronomy for a first-ever U.S. Buddha Bar pop-up experience.

Special Showcase

Echo Brickell hosted “Brickell Nights” where brokers and other guests had the opportunity to see the project’s scale model while indulging in sips, bites and fun.

Brazilian Hearts

BrazilFoundation held its 3rd Annual Gala at PAMM with more than 400 leaders from the worlds of business, diplomacy, academia, fashion & art generating $250,000 to support 10 new community-led initiatives across Brazil.

Gorgeous Gala

Women Of Tomorrow hosted a gala at Mandarin Oriental with more than 500 of South Florida’s leading philanthropists, celebrities and politicians showing up for a great time and raising more than $900,000.

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