Issue – April 2019

Making An Impact

In addition to the efforts of The Miami Foundation, We Love 305, and the scores of young professional groups around the city, check out a few more under-the-radar organizations and causes making an impact around Miami.

The 411

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

Green Sippin’

The latest trend in the drinks world isn’t a trendy new or recently rediscovered spirit or ingredient. It’s a revolution. The time of the sustainable cocktail has arrived.

Family Business

Continuing with family tradition, 27 years ago, seasoned global travelers Adriana & Romeu Trussardi set out to create a direct-to-consumer, world-class bed & bath company by hand-selecting the softest, highest-quality European fabrics and combining them with their modern, timeless and sophisticated design aesthetic.

Island Living

If you’re in the market for a spacious new home, complete with privacy and all the luxury amenities you demand, Lake Villa 2, Penthouse 2 may be the exclusive listing you’ve been searching for.

We Love 305

We Love 305 has been helping Miami shine by encouraging residents to put people, passion and place at the forefront of community engagement and giving back.

Spring Fever

Shiny and glittering textures under bright lights — be daring this season by creating your statement with contrasting colors and bold silhouettes.

Inspiring Impact

Nate Shapiro and his brother Adam spent their summers working as umbrella boys in Ocean City, Maryland and dreamed about owning a business together related to the beach. In 2011, the concept of Ballyhoo was born.

All Together

Springtime is here and it’s the perfect time to take advantage of some exciting events around town before the steamy summer arrives.

Aston Time

Aston Martin cars are revered by performance enthusiasts for their ability to blend raw power and elegance. Now you can have an Aston Martin in the garage and one on your wrist.

Looking Back

Wynwood today is nothing like the Wynwood of even two decades ago, but few people know that its unique history actually dates back over a century to 1917.

Beneficial Buddies

Known as the “pet effect,” research shows there are a wealth of physical and mental health benefits to owning a dog. Pet therapy is a growing trend in hospitals and facilities for the elderly for that very reason. Its time to have that pure love at home.

Special Places

Interior design is both art and science. Janet Patterson Interior Design creates true quality made to last, building a unique aesthetic that transcends zeitgeist and results in a livable and timeless environment.

Art Adventures

The Lowe Art Museum at University of Miami has a series of exhibits for art lovers on view through this summer.

High-Energy Workout

The Peloton exercise bike was dubbed the greatest fitness success story of recent years. The Peloton Tread is destined to revolutionize how we work out even further.

En Pointe

The Miami City Ballet is more than just breathtaking performances. Their world-renowned school offers school year and summer intensive training for children through pre-professionals with a strong series of community engagement programs.

Perfect Pieces

How do you make your house feel like both a showplace and your oasis? Personalize it with your statement pieces of jewelry for the home.

New Heights

Soaring 43 stories above the skyline, Brickell City Centre’s two residential towers, Reach & Rise, deliver meticulously crafted styling for an extraordinary lifestyle.

Taste Temptations

No Name Chinese serves up “not your average Chinese food” as Chef Pablo Zitzmann blends Asian cultures together to execute dishes in a creative way using modern techniques.

Ride Flare

Cargo, the exclusive in-car commerce provider to Uber recently announced its Miami launch and riders are ecstatic about the possibilities.

Mach Schnell

Is there really such as thing as “too attractive, too rich or too good”? Of course not, which is why you need to act quickly to get one of the last V-12 Mercedes to ever roam the highways.

Good Looks

Providing personal styling for celebrities, fashion branding and branching out into advertising for some heavy-hitters is just a typical day in the life of style icon Mariela Ortega.

Luscious Listening

Forget AirPods. The latest in-ear status symbol is here and it’s the ultra-luxe monogram wireless Horizon soundpieces from Louis Vuitton.

Match Point

At Match Point Passion, a celebration of the Miami Open, guests of the JW Marriott Marquis Miami, Brickell Magazine & Key Biscayne Magazine and Outside the Ball, enjoyed Mediterranean temptations from Boulud Sud and drinks from Tequila Revolución during an evening with topranked tennis players, cocktails and passion.

Wellness First

Mercy Hospital hosted their annual Women’s Heart Health Happy Hour at La Centrale in Brickell City Centre.

Community Connect

Dr. Alejandro Badia hosted a special fundraising reception for Rep. Ana Maria Rodrguez at his private residence, The Jungle.

For the Future

Big Brother Big Sisters of Miami recently hosted its annual Ignite Miami Gala at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami.

VIP Experiences

A Taste-Full Experience with Costa Med Owner Antonio Braschi and Sommelier Stefano Campanini was a highlight of The Miami Home Design & Remodeling Show along with a meet & mingle with Million Dollar Listing real estate Icon Josh Flagg.

Women First

The Women Of Tomorrow Gala took place at Mandarin Oriental and raised $1.1 million for more than 4,300 at-risk young women in South Florida and beyond. The highlight of this year’s Gala was honoring Leadership Award Recipient David Muir, anchor of ABC World News Tonight.

Interactive Dinner

Veritage Miami invited guests to eat, drink and unite by guiding them to prepare a gourmet dinner at their table with James Beard award-winning Chef Fabio Trabocchi at the Intercontinental Hotel Miami to raise funds and awareness for the United Way

Helping Hands

Sean Donaldson Hair and Theory hosted a philanthropic shopping event in the Design District benefiting the Humane Society of Greater Miami.

Dome Dinner

Los Fuegos’ Executive Chef, Francis Mallmann, welcomed guests to Faena Miami Beach for a traditional ‘asado’ dinner at the hotel’s Mammoth Garden, where the worldrenowned “Master of Fire” prepared a feast over his signature six-foot grilling dome.

Raising Awareness

Fifteen years ago, Go Red For Women was born as a campaign to raise awareness among women about a great health threat — heart disease. Slowly, the campaign grew into a movement — one that not only brought together thousands of women annually, including at the annual Go Red For Women Brunch.


Best Friends

The joy of rescuing offers not only second chances but the ability to save lives and build bonds, transforming both human and canine destinies forever. Each rescue story echoes compassion and hope through wagging tails, grateful hearts and pure love.

The Go Getters 2024

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.