Issue – May/June 2011

COOL GATHERING

Cool-de-Sac recently hosted a private party for investors, partners, family and friends. Among other notables, Samy Sosa and the stars of El Gordo Y La Flaca were in attendance.

FOOD DREAMS

Taste of Brickell Food & WIne Festival welcomed foodies to their inaugural fest with plenty of food, drinks and VIP experiences to keep guests busy day and night.

HERE’S TO HEALTH

The National Cancer Preservation Fund hosted their annual “Men’s Event” at Morton’s in Brickell. The educational evening benefitted prostate, colon and rectal cancer research at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

WELL WISHES

The American Cancer Society’s 2011 White Out Cancer Gala at Miami’s JW Marriott Marquis raised more than $375,000 as a result of the event.

PARTY WITH A PURPOSE

Some of miami’s most influential philanthropists, business people and civic leaders celebrated Miami Jewish Health Systems’ 70th Anniversary at its “MJHS Platinum Homecoming Gala” at the Four Seasons Hotel Miami.

LOVE SHOW

Florida Grand Opera celebrated the company’s newest production of Don Giovanni, a tale based on the world’s most infamous lover, Don Juan.

TASTES GOOD

Brickell Magazine and SkyPalace at Mary Brickell Village as well as more than 50 other sponsors and several area restaurants took part in The Inaugural Taste of Brickell Food & Wine Festival.

GALA TO REMEMBER

Women of Tomorrow ushered in its 10th Anniversary at Mandarin Oriental with some of South Florida’s biggest philanthropists and community supporters.

GLAM SOIREE

A sold-out crowd of 500 well-wishers dressed in purple to help the Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber Of Commerce honor four corporate and individual supporters of the Miami-Dade LGBT community at its 10th Anniversary Gala Awards Celebration at Hilton Miami Downtown Hotel.

PERFECT SERVE

The Bryan Brothers and the tennis elite united at Icon Brickell for the launch party of TennisDaily.com. The social networking site is solely for professional tennis players and enthusiasts.

PROPER WELCOME

The MIAMI Institute for Age Management & Intervention hosted a special evening to welcome acclaimed plastic surgeon, Dr. Phillip Craft to the team.

Prime Residence

This spectacular waterfront Mediterranean estate is nestled on the desirable Cape Florida Drive in Key Biscayne and will make even the most discerning homeowners feel like they’ve found their dream home.

The 2011 Top 20 Professionals Under Forty

We scoured The Magic City to bring you what we deem to be the next generation of business leaders at the tip of The Sunshine State. These young professionals represent a variety of industries and excel at their respective crafts with superior sophistication and their own unique blend of style and savvy. They are at once inspirational and successful. All have managed to seamlessly balance their careers with their personal lives while continuously giving back to the community that has helped mold them into who they are. Without further ado, flip this page to meet this year’s Top 20 Under Forty.

Reason to Smile

Inspiration comes in many forms: personal experience, technical interest and familial motivation. When you’ve got all three, it is the epitome of success — especially when it comes to your smile.

Ready… Set…Fit!

As the summer shimmies in, so do the double-takes at the beach. Make sure your fellow beach-goers are looking at you for all the right reasons by making room in your busy schedule for the tips, advice and guidance from the fitness experts you are about to meet on the following pages. Regardless of what your wellness goals are this season, you can bet there’s always room for improvement. Consider this your first step toward a better you.

Bold Home

Ligne Roset Miami effectively and stylishly connects The Magic City to France’s most venerable and cutting-edge furniture makers, one piece at a time — all in the hopes of taking your home to the next level.

20 BEFORE 40

Everyone’s saying that 30 is the new 20 — but where does that leave 40, especially in the workplace? Here’s our list of 20 things every young professional should accomplish before they hit 40.

Professional Edge

Michael Feinstein and Büro Miami are getting small businesses and independent professionals out of the coffee shop and into a truly hip, dynamic workspace.

The 411

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

World Wander

If you’ve been thinking of taking that dream vacation that’s been way overdue, your first stop may be right in your own backyard. At Brickell Travel Management-Kirsten Travel, first-rate customer service combines with experienced agents and a multitude of price savings to help you create the trip of a lifetime.

Night Spot

A few hours after the sun sets on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, head over to Spazio Nero in Brickell starting at 10 p.m. for an always-surprising evening filled with South Florida’s most elite party people and discerning VIPs.

Popular

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.