Issue – October 2013

New Heights

The new Echo Brickell residential development has garnered quite the buzz around town. In fact, its prime location and luxury slant has buyers from around the world scrambling to get in on a piece of the action.

She’s The Boss

As you may be aware, female entrepreneurs are inceasingly on the rise in every industry across varying fields. But the road to success isn’t always paved in gold. Read on to learn how to effectively join their ranks without too many bumps along the way.


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?

Balancing Act

Life isn’t as easy as it used to be. Between work and personal commitments, our days and nights are constantly bombarded by the hectic nature of our always-connected world. But don’t fret: There’s hope…as long as you’re willing to tweak a few things in your daily routine.

She’s Crafty

Tip your hat to the old-school and sip on some of the classics at Blackbird Ordinary.

Making Moves

JennyLee Molina is a ground-breaker. As a publicist, event marketer, digital strategist and entrepreneur, she’s the Principal at Miami’s JLPR and founder of 3:05 Cafecito, the city’s official coffee break.

Seize The Moment

Looking to get more out of life? One of the most effective and time-tested methods is data collection. Here are a few gadgets that will help you monitor your activities and track your results.

Conquer Aging

RxGenesys is a new approach to skincare with a unique S2RM compound that supplements the skin’s natural production of Stem Cell Released Molecules, deeply nourishing it at a molecular level and promoting the resurgence of a beautiful, younger-looking complexion.

Family Values

Kids In Distress (KID, Inc.) provides family strengthening services as well as children’s services for more than 10,000 children and their families each year.

Matter Of Time

The choice of Fortune 500 CEOs, as well as a preponderance of world leaders, the Rolex Datejust epitomizes cool, classic elegance. While the basic model is one of the most recognizable timepieces around, it can be personalized into one-of-a-kind his-and-hers heirloom quality accessories.

Fish Delish

When the folks at Fish Fish Restaurant Bar & Seafood Market proudly proclaim their motto “Fish Done Right,” they’re not kidding.

Work Release

Numerous studies confirm that job stress is a top source of anxiety in American adults. While some workplace stress is expected, excessive stress can interfere with your productivity and quality of life. Here are some simple tips for getting through each workday with less stress.

Pilates Reformer

Reform your body, adjust your mind and transform yourself by taking pilates to the next level so you can safely and effectively develop a strong, balanced life.

Fright Night

Enjoy a haunting night of sights, sips, bites, music, and the most outrageous costumes at Miami’s Hottest Halloween Party: The highly-anticipated 27th Annual Vizcaya Sundowner.

Artistic Desire

Hanan’s art has evolved from an aesthetic pursuit of movement and aesthetic into work that advocates, serves and is part spiritual ministry, part political activism and completely about very personal storytelling.

Road Legend

Take a stylish spin inside a very special edition of one of the world’s most sophisticated rides this season on the road of your preference.


Love & Vegetables is a community pop-up café and educational workshop organization that operates on a pay-what-you-can basis throughout South Florida with the goal of feeding all in our community with dignity and respect. If guests can’t afford their meal, they can volunteer their time in exchange.

Scheduled Maintenance

Sometimes we need more than a good night’s rest! Here are some tips to give you that extra boost and keep you running like a well-oiled machine.

Wise Invest

Follow these tips when investing in real estate to ensure you get the most out of your time, effort, money and expectations.

Savvy Travels

Traveling for work can be a welcomed break from the daily routine, but any seasoned professional traveler knows it can be stressful. Here are some must-haves to ensure you remain comfortable and efficient while traveling by air.

Astute Construction

Adding square footage, a gourmand kitchen or pool will add considerably to your home’s overall value. The following simpler projects will also improve the quality of your life while adding thousands to the bottom line with a lot less time, mess and cost to worry about.

Biz Connect

In the rapidly-changing job market, with most people holding jobs in multiple industries in the course of their careers, it’s more important than ever that you actively manage your professional connections.

Hello There

Part of my job is going out and meeting people — at special events, fundraisers, happy hours, industry gatherings, launches, business appointments and everything in between.

Bold Case

If first impressions really matter as much as we say they do, then make sure to complement your next handshake by pulling out your business card from a stylish, attention-grabbing case.

The 411

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

Biz Bites

Some of the most successful business meetings outside the office are conducted during lunch, but the art of planning an effective power lunch isn’t as easy as you may think.

Sip Impressions

Your drink preference gives lots of non-verbal cues regarding your personality, taste and perhaps age and socio-economic status. Make sure you’re holding the right drink next time you’re out to ensure you’re giving off the right impression.

Breathtakingly Belize

Regardless of who you make the trip with, Belize has something to offer everyone — from rugged eco adventures to extreme animal encounters and luxurious, romantic experiences, there’s no shortage of things to do for travelers looking for the trip of a lifetime.

Happy Road

Discovering what we’re good at sometimes requires a little trip down memory lane. If you don’t feel like you’re living the life you always envisioned for yourself, take a second to remember what used to make you tick before society’s influence and adult responsibilities started watering down your dreams.

Office Antics

She’s the boss, he’s her assistant…for now. Get a glimpse into a fashionable dynamic sure to inspire a whole new work wardrobe.

Super Schools

The future of early childhood education is no longer the simple learning daycare center, but comprehensive environments where each child’s abilities, natural competencies and aptitudes are nurtured to develop new and inherent talents.

Power Path

When it comes to your success at life and work, the key to reaching all of your goals and fulfilling your potential is to keep learning long after you’ve hung that framed degree on your wall or landed that dream promotion.

Wishful Giving

InterContinental Miami hosted a kickoff celebration in honor of the upcoming 19th Annual InterContinental Miami Make-A-Wish Ball benefiting Make-A-Wish Southern Florida with more than 250 of the area’s leading philanthropists in attendance.

Greek Style

Bellydancers, stylish patrons, friendly staff and an unmatched Greek menu at Taverna Opa always yields a great time.

Flavor Profile

If you’re looking for a big dose of style-forward eye candy, you may want to stroll up to Segafredo and look around. Just make sure you’re dressed for the occasion.

Friendly Gatherings

Inside and out, Novecento has something for anybody looking for a memorable experience day and night.

Social Comfort

With cozy spaces upstairs and down, there’s no shortage of opportunities to enjoy a great meal and meet some interesting people while you’re at it at Dolores/Lolita.

Iconic Welcome

Hundreds gathered at the historic Alfred I. Dupont Building to celebrate the grand opening of the new Yves Béhar-designed sales gallery for Centro.

Irish Flair

If a cold pint and bar food with substance is on the agenda, a trip to Brickell Irish Pub never disappoints.


Shimmer & Shine

With the social season in full swing, Miami VIPs took their RSVPs to the next level with special occasions galore.

Power Perspective

We scoured The Magic City to bring you Outstanding Latino Visionaries who look toward their heritage as inspiration, honoring their culture through a strong work ethic, deeply rooted family values and career achievements that are sure to inspire generations to come.