Issue – July/August 2009


Members of Leading Ladies League hosted a fabulous gathering at Roberto Giordano Salon & Spa in Brickell to benefit the women who reside at Agape Women’s Shelter in Homestead. Guests networked, shopped MIAU Fashions, and enjoyed delicious food & wine catered by Pasha’s.


900 Biscayne Bay hosted the Friends of New World Symphony season finale event with an exclusive crowd that mingled on the property’s 17th floor pool deck, enjoying picturesque views of Downtown Miami and Biscayne Bay while sipping Chopin cocktails and Ecco bites as a series of musical performances played on the palm-tree framed stage.


The Dominican Republic Export & Investment Center hosted a cocktail networking reception at the Hotel Sofitel in Blue Lagoon Dr. During the event, guests learned about ways the Dominican Republic can offer business growth during these tough economic times.


Club 50 welcomed Fabulous Miami for a social networking extravaganza that had everyone talking long after the festivities had concluded. Firm handshakes and introductions defined the event overlooking Brickell and Downtown Miami


From fashion to artwork to glamourous gatherings and everything in between Green Grass near Mary Brickell Village is at the forefront of the excitement of The Magic City. Even their online boutique at is haute, haute, haute!


Roberto Giordano Salon & Spa in Brickell is known for more than just transforming Miami’s finest into the best they can be. The salon is also recognized for its social networking events featuring some of the most stunning VIPs in the city.

Business Soar

Latitude One teamed up with the Spanish-U.S. Chamber of Commerce for an unforgettable gathering full of optimism for current projects and for future endeavors. Latitude One has been well-received by the international business community thanks to its ideal location, unmatched rates and sprawling views.


Grimpa Steakhouse in Mary Brickell Village will satiate your social appetite while your belly is filled with their cooked-to-perfection meats and delectable desserts. Families, couples and singles are invited to mingle every day of the week.

Brickell Beauty

Trini in Private hosted a lovely launch party in Brickell that had guests looking and feeling their best. The area’s finest can now look forward to Trini’s personal touch by appointment only at 941 Brickell Ave.


The Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA) celebrated their annual Membership Meeting & Election at the Hotel Intercontinental Concourse Room at 100 Chopin Plaza. John Rodriguez was elected to serve as the organization’s President for 2009-2010. He is also a VP and Division Manager for Wells Fargo.


South Florida’s most sophisticated professionals head over to Badrutt’s Place in Brickell for an authentic European exerience in the heart of The Magic City for lunch, dinner and late-night revelry.


Your guide to the best entertainment, shopping, dining, libations & relaxation in South Florida.

The Royal Treatment

European tradition and glamour reign at Badrutt’s Place in Brickell, a stylishly sophisticated restaurant, lounge and cigar bar that’s become the place to be and be seen in the city.


If your social life needs a little boost, look no further than Fabulous Miami, a company that will introduce you to locals that matter while helping take your business to the next level with creative networking options that bring the right people together and yield ample handshakes.

Haute Living: The Life of a Collector

This oasis of art, form and function is a perfect example of how Ursula Barrantes-Tarafa can take the look of your home to new heights with the acclaimed and distinguished interior design expertise of Casa Grande Design Group.

BRICKELL MAGAZINE’S 2009 Dressed for Success

Introducing The Magic City’s Best Dressed Professionals


The newest commercial building in Brickell promises that once you discover it, your business will soar to new heights no matter which of its 24 stories you decide to occupy.


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?

Just Stay!

You work in Brickell, you play in Brickell, and now you can vacation in Brickell thanks to the newly launched Viceroy Miami, a world-class getaway in our own backyard

First Impressions

Frank Kelly wants to make sure everyone has the potential to be an “ACE” day and night, inside and out, regardless of the cards they’ve been dealt.

Summer Shine

Our resident fashion expert, Claudia Sanz of Green Grass, showcases some looks that have caught her eye this season. Take her recommendations to heart to ensure your look rivals even the brightest sunrays.


Close Up

Miami’s see and be seen social pages

Perfect Pairings

A few of Miami’s most successful Power Couples share love stories worthy of a Hollywood rom-com and secrets to a long-lasting relationship that stands the test of time.