Issue – March 2023

Private Security

Imagine personal protection with a twist (and a wagging tail!) — 24/7/365 security that gets along well with children, barks ferociously, and knows how to turn up the heat when things get real.

All 4 One

From animal causes to humanitarian efforts, Miami said goodbye to winter and sprung into action to fuel a passion for philanthropy and giving back.

Pets First

Friends of Miami Animals Foundation (FoMa) focuses on the root causes of pet homelessness: financial instability, spay & neuter, adoption and foster campaigns to help pets find families and get out of shelters, helping save and improve lives in the process.

High Living

Located in the center of Edgewater, Aria Reserve will offer a one-of-a-kind lifestyle, highlighted by an abundance of amenities — all in an impressive setting that is topped by the tallest twin towers in the U.S., facing splendid Biscayne Bay.

The Go-Getters 2023

Located in one of the most diverse and dynamic business centers in the world, Miami Herbert Business School offers unparalleled opportunities to learn, engage and grow. The graduates are thought-leaders who transform business, scholarship and lives. To celebrate them, We partnered with the school to present our annual “Go-Getters” feature, honoring current students and recent grads, their successes, hopes and dreams.

It’s A Dog’s World

Inspired by the healing power of dogs, this editorial communicates the feelings that our beloved pets give us — a sense of calm, comfort, love, peace and joy. The custom-made pearls represent a human-dog connection that transcends space and time.

Strong Bond

The love between dogs and humans is a phenomenon that transcends space and time — even more so when the furry companion in question is a rescue. Herewith: Inspirational stories of rescues and the heroes who saved them.

Grand Prize

Joao Vergara emerged from two days of intense on- and off-track training to claim the top prize in the 2023 Lucas Oil Scholarship Shootout.

Protected Pooch

Our dogs can’t tell us what’s going on inside them. Enter Invoxia and their new biometric health collar for dogs. It’s connected health, activity and GPS tracking all in one.

Epically Miami

The Miami Creation Myth by Andrew Otazo is a “culture-cosmic adventure” that is uniquely 305, wholly hilarious and totally awesome, bro.


A positively delightful bundle of joy, Squeaker is a senior boy Chihuahua Mix, weighing in at a petite 13 pounds.

Rescue Hero

Ethan, a rescue dog from Kentucky, inspired the nation by winning the American Humane 2022 Hero Dog Awards. Here is his story.

Skyline King

Florida East Coast Realty’s Founder & Chairman Tibor Hollo was recently honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award for the innovative developer’s impact on real estate education and research.

Celestial Time

Is it a piece of art or an amazing timepiece? The answer is “YES,” as this incredibly detailed Hybris Artistica Calibre 845 from Jaeger-LeCoultre blends creativity with engineering excellence.

Eloquent Wisdom

Sebastian Garcia believes it’s very important to define what success means to you. For him, it can be measured in many ways, but it should never be about money.

Operatic Power

Through the lush melodies of Florida Grand Opera’s production of Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca, the audience feels every moment of corruption, heartbreak and love in this classic tale.

Labrador Love

Now in its 22nd year, Labrador Retriever Rescue of Florida has placed over 10,000 Labs across the state. Foster volunteers are the backbone of the rescue, but every donor and volunteer plays a significant role in their success.

Cinematic Delight

As the tallest building in the state of Florida, Panorama Tower redefines the term “the height of luxury.” The overabundance of amenities includes, not one, but three theaters to watch your favorite films in comfort and style.

Helping Paws

Cristy Torres & Annie Lopez started Paw Patrol Animal Rescue out of an abundant love for all animals. It is their passion. They run the rescue with help from a handful of volunteers and invaluable foster parents.

Best Advice

Some say that Miami is the new capital of the world; it’s definitely the place to be. International Realty Group’s new Miami Connection was designed to help facilitate knowledgeable investment and relocation.

Beyond Aesthetics

Over a decade of planning has come to fruition with The Residences at 1428 Brickell. The property brings Ytech’s vision of residential sanctuaries in an urban environment to life, where design is driven primarily by resident experience and needs.

K9 Mission

Magic City K9 rescues shelter dogs and giveS them a second chance in A prison dog training program. While focused on the dogs, the experience is about improving the lives of the humans involved as well.
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Animal Instincts

Years ago, when we began the tradition of dedicating our March issue to rescues and the humans who love them, anyone who knows our team was not surprised.


Tragic Commedia

Highlighted by one of the most tragic tenor arias of all time “Vesti la giubba,” the original “Tears of a Clown,” Florida Grand Opera’s presentation of Ruggero Leoncavallo’s I pagliacci is a not-to-be missed tour de force.

Design Minds

Step into a world where interior and exterior spaces meld to create a harmonious symphony of design, architecture and functional aesthetics that redefines spaces and leaves a lasting impact. Introducing a curated collection of DESIGN MINDS — industry leaders from some of South Florida’s top design firms who showcase their sources of inspiration and secrets to success.