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Happy Times

If you do one thing every day that makes you happy, eventually you will create a pattern of behaviors that will lead you to a lifetime of content. Here are a few things you can do right now to shift your mindset and change your life.

Empowering Miami

Get to know the organization helping at-risk youths break the cycle of crime and violence while feeding the less fortunate in The 305.

Going Holistic

Feeling good is the new looking good. This is the mantra as health, wellness and holistic living outpaces the need for the next must-have luxury object — and manufacturers and retailers rush to adapt.

It’s In The Bag

What do social media influencers and travel writers — who spend 80% of their time jetting off to exotic places — carry in their backpacks or satchels on their trips? Pray, do tell!

A Shore Thing

Oktoberfest? A bit warm for Teutonic commemoration, don’t you think? Halloween? Great for an evening’s entertainment. October, however, to the truly discriminating South Floridian, means one thing and one thing only: The opening of Stone Crab season. Below we elucidate and celebrate this most craveable crustacean.

She’s Crafty

Although perhaps lagging in comparison to our Western counterparts, the brewpub scene in Miami is alive and well. Take a glance into a worldwide phenomena fantastically fine-tuned in our own sub-tropical paradise.

Lovely Lanai

The prettiest and most secluded of the Hawaiian Islands goes by the name of Lanai and is owned by a tech billionaire with plans to turn it into a green paradise — this is the destination for travelers who covet privacy, world-class amenities and authenticity.

Stronger Together

The 6th Annual Moving Day Miami kick-off reception brought guests #Together4PD.

Reduce, Reuse & Relax

An ingenious answer to the decades-old question “What exactly do I do with my old smartphones and tablets?”

Myths Debunked

A lot of what is believed to be venerable ski wisdom is actually false. To get to the heart of the matter, we asked Ski Travel Expert & Avid Skier Eduardo Gaz to give us the truth about some common ski myths.

Aww-Some Adoptions

Feel like something’s missing in this pre-holiday season? A hole that social media feuds and quick-swipe dating apps can’t fill? Consider acquiring one of these amazing pups from one of our local shelters and nonprofits.

Private Palate

Chicly curating meals devastatingly designed for their clientele, the private culinary minds at Indulge Chefs provide bespoke bites from the comfort of their customers’ homes.

Java’s Out, Matcha’s In

Mid-morning cafecito not creating the kick you crave? Sick of your office’s blasé brews? It’s time to hop on the matcha train!

Destination Home

I’m writing this letter mere hours before hopping on a flight to a wedding in Cap Cana. It’s sure to be a week filled with action, adventure and the best the Dominican Republic has to offer.

The 411

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

Gobble Gobble

It’s that most archetypal of Americana imagery: The turkey — crisp and fragrant, laid in the middle of the family table. Below we provide some toothsome tips on making your big bird a stuffing success!

Where Everyone Knows His Name

Visitors to stylish bar and bistro Café Prima Pasta all agree: While the food is fantastic and the drinks delightful, what really makes a night in this hotspot complete are the ministrations of bartender extraordinaire Henry Villar.

Land of Eternal Spring

A Central American country encircled by volcanoes, cloaked in tradition and surrounded by pops of color will pleasantly surprise you — and get your adrenaline and wonderment rushing. Welcome to Guatemala. 

Snow Fate

For more than 50 years, Vail has been a premier destination for passionate skiiers, snowboarders, world-class athletes and families alike. SKIUSA Founder & Principal Eduardo Gaz is a fan of its renowned slopes and the nearby exclusive Beaver Creek, complete with lavish amenities, impeccable service and slopes worthy of World Cup racing.

Eco Alert

Leading scientists have warned us for years of the consequences involving climate change and the inevitable doomsday waltz our planet is entangled in. Our ecosystem is in peril so right about now is a good time to bust out the superhero suit.

Mullet Over

Shellfishly intent on being a bangup home cook of all thing del mar, but don’t know a sheepshead from a sheep’s head? Below we provide you with prime tips for purchasing the finest offerings of our ocean’s bounty.

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.

Brew Ha-Ha

The more things change, the more they stay the same; Veza Sur’s Jimmy Amador teaches us how to keep up in the breakneck pace of Miami’s mixological culture.

Nothing Like It

Like so many before him, a transplant to our Magic City reflects on years spent living, thriving and surviving among our avenues, highways, byways and palm trees.

Passionate Pastimes

The oddball suggestion made by both doctors and Mark Zuckerberg alike: What’s the best way to get ahead in the boardroom? Get out of it! We introduce you to a few Miami powerhouses whose hobbies have taken them to grand new heights in all aspects of their life.

Brighter Futures

Runaway children and those being raised in foster care often find themselves lost in the social services system and victims of human trafficking. Voices For Children is on a mission to change that.

Success Pets

Let me guess: You’ve got a series of staggering outfits all lined up for the summer season, but you feel like you’re precisely one accessory short? Why not try fiercifying your fashionable look with one of these precious pooches on offer from various local rescues?

Progressive Learning

Located in the heart of Brickell, KLA Schools is giving continuity to the enriching learning program found at their innovative urban facility with meaningful and quality educational practices at their new KLA Elementary School.

Domino Effect

I learned very early in my career that being in the right place at the right time with the right people and the right reputation and skillset has the power to create a domino effect of success.

The 411

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

Premier Prosecco

A satisfyingly light concoction inspired by our city’s recreational vibe, enjoy this chicly crafted cocktail in any of our many scenic locales.

Salon Special

Rik Rak Salon occupies a unique market niche that combines beauty and fashion under one roof. When leading hairstylist Rik met boutique owner Raquel, they decided to combine their respective businesses into one concept: Rik Rak

Revitalized You

Regenerative Platelet Rich Plasma & Stem Cell injections can regrow ligaments, tendons, muscles and joints. These minimally invasive injections can improve performance, facilitate recovery, provide stability and even possibly prevent surgery.

Savory Spectacle

Awesome in the most literal sense of the word, Kaori by Walter Martino is one fashionably fusioned eatery that everyone should experience over and over again.

Trending Again

While the home should reflect its owner no matter what the latest come-and-go trends are, we’re all aware of when our abode is not the latest and greatest. But we may be trendier than we realize.

Breathtaking Glamour

Born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela, Jewelry Designer Irene Zingg was greatly influenced by the beauty of her surroundings and the tastes of her father who was a successful entrepreneur and fine jewelry collector.

A Whole Latke Love

Potato. Pancake. Broken down word-by-word, is it any doubt that the sum of these sumptuous words would equal a food that’s comforting beyond calculation? James Beard-Award Winning Cookbook Author Joan Nathan joins us to talk about faith, family and fried latkes.

Vintage Pours

Long recognizable parked behind the stick of a number of notable, nay, notorious Miami hotspots, if you haven’t met JC Sanhueza of RedBar Brickell, Lutum and El Grito, you haven’t been drinking enough.

A Toast For The Ages

Time. It’s a concept that’s precise explication has eluded mystics, philosophers and physicists for millennia untold. See what sage wisdom a French cellarmaster can offer on this most elusive of elemental forces.

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Soul Mates

Miami power couples share their secrets to success and how they Seamlessly balance love, family and career endeavors.

Food Fascination

Executive Chef Michael Hernandez started his journey in high school through his culinary operations class, where he had his first opportunity to cook and discover his true calling.