Issue – July/August 2011


Various local and international chambers united at Scalina Ristorante along with Casa de Madrid, Mercado de Dinero and Rotary Club of Miami-Brickell for a night of networking that included the introduction of a new liquor brand.


Scalina restaurateur Tom Billante hosted a special VIP Grand Opening party to welcomed some of the most influential business people in South Florida to his restaurant.


Rik Rak Salon & Spa and Gilt City celebrated the “Spring into Beauty” event at Rik Rak’s newest location at JW Marriott Marquis Miami.


The Port of Miami hosted a VIP sneak peak and celebration of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. Miami is the only North American stop for the race, arriving in the port at the same time next year.


Florida Grand Opera’s top donors and prominent members of the Hispanic community came together at Gary Nader Gallery for the first of many Zarzuela & Beyond events.


The first Gelato Nostro gourmet gelateria in the U.S. celebrated its grand opening on Brickell with an event that welcomed them to the neighborhood in style.


City National Bank celebrated their grand opening with some of the area’s most influential movers-and-shakers on hand to witness their arrival.


Brickell Magazine celebrated the 2011 “Top 20 Under 40” issue with an unforgettable evening at Segafredo in Brickell.

Play Ball!

The New Marlins Ballpark not only redefines state-of-the-art, it’s also set to become an instant landmark in South Florida thanks to an exciting mix of entertainment, shopping, dining, drinking, concerts, and, of course, plenty of opportunities to enjoy America’s favorite pastime.

Investor’s Paradise

Capital Companies integrates 6 different business units into one well-organized, resourceful group to help clients find and manage the best business investments available for their particular financial goals.

Poolside Seduction

Fall in love with these scorching summer looks sure to get you the attention you deserve no matter where you decide to take a dip.


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?

The Social Factor

It’s a no-brainer that most businesses need to utilize some sort of social media to stay relevant in today’s competitive world. But it’s how they use it that could make or break them.

Kitty Care

Christine Michaels of Le Chat Noir has a mission to give stray cats in South Florida a new shot at life — one meow at a time.

The 411

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


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.