Issue – July/August 2012

Chic Living

Introducing BrickellHouse, The Magic City’s latest residential destination for modern living that’s at once creative, cosmopolitan and sophisticated.

Aesthetic Impact

If you’ve been lingering in the mirror for a little too long lately, poking and proding, lifting and wishing, you’re not alone. Everyone wants to look their best. We’ve consulted with a few area beauty makers to help you understand what some of your treatment options are in today’s every-evolving medical field — whether you want to improve upon your skin, your smile or anything in between.

Office Appeal

Whether you work from home, in a traditional cubicle or in your very own corner office with views to last a lifetime, these essentials will ensure you get the job done in style.

Eye To The Sky

To say Eddy Arriola shoots for the moon when it comes to business wouldn’t even begin to tell the whole story. Although this hungry serial entrepreneur has had his ups and downs — with the scars to prove it — all of his experiences, good and bad, have brought him full-circle to launch Apollo Bank, an undertaking where calling him the underdog would be a huge understatement.


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?

Think Outside The Cubicle

Dreaming of being your own boss? That’s the first step to realizing entrepreneurial success. But it isn’t an easy journey. Find out some steps you can start taking today that might help you rethink your career path tomorrow.

Pretty Abstract

Miami artist Marcelo Holzinger finds inspiration in breaking down limitations and letting his art take the lead.

Compact Power

The 2013 Dodge Dart is the first Chrysler product where Fiat lets its influence show — and we’re liking the results…and the pricepoint!

Guy Style

When it comes to creating a personal style, some guys are clueless, while some have it all together. If you lean more toward the former, follow these wardrobe tips to ensure you make an impact from head to toe — no matter what outfit you sport day or night.

Beast Feast

The farm-to-table eating trend has increased awareness of one of the coolest ways to stock up on meat from grass-fed and open pasture animals: ordering them whole direct from the ranch.

Haute Summer

This summer, the hottest place in South Florida will be the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim, set to turn up the thermostat on fashion and style like never before.

A Dog’s Life

Feel guilty leaving your beloved pooch at home while you enjoy your vacation? Treat them to an exciting getaway of their own while you’re gone with Dog Vacay.

Open Roads

Bicycling is an efficient, fun way to get around — and it’s also one of the best workouts you can get. There’s also plenty of cool gear out there that will make your 2-wheeled experience even more enjoyable.

Ultra Light

When it comes to choosing luggage, weight and durability are just as important as style. Tumi’s new Tegra-Lite collection covers all the bases beautifully.

Great Sequel

Looking for a sweet spot to call home in the heart of Brickell?

New Wave

At spas around the world, scientific advances and ancient wisdom combine to create a variety of innovative new treatments. Check out these hot contemporary trends taking this season by storm.

Globe Trotters

The art of travel inspired the designers of these two luxury timepieces — but we think they’re a perfect look for right here at home.

Setting Limits

Wondering why your kids are acting a little spoiled lately? You’re not alone. Follow these tips from Lisette Beraja, Psychotherapist, LMFT & Founder of Beraja Counseling Center, to ensure your family gets back on track.

Staying Green

If you haven’t already heard, The InterContinental Miami is charting new eco-friendly territory in their partnership with wind power providers Greenlight Energy, hopefully setting the bar for earth-friendly stays in The Magic City and beyond.

Italian Touch

What happens when the brilliant design minds behind releases from Ferrari and Maserati turn their eye to interior design? See for yourself at Related Group’s 1100 Millecento Residences, right here in Miami.

Smart Investments

Looking for a truly full-service property management solution for your investment? Don’t fret. You’re sure to find it with the globally savvy team at Sieber International.

Mindset Matters

Studies and experts the world over have touted the benefits of maintaining a positive mindset when it comes to just about every facet — and challenge — of life.

Luxury Hybrid

The Chairman Series from UN Cells is the result of a truly remarkable collaboration: the tech whiz kids at Scientific Cellular Innovations and the world-renowned artisans of watchmakers Ulysse Nardin.

The 411

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


Napa native Jameslyn Marcisz is beautiful, engaging...and, best of all, she’ll never spill your secrets (or a drink).

The Vegan Challenge

If you’re ready to get adventurous with your diet this summer, you may want to consider skipping the slaps of meat at your next BBQ — and the eggs, and the milk, and the cheese…

Sensational Sedans

Get into one of these high-powered, luxury sedans this summer for a road trip (or trip to the grocery store) to remember with the entire family or a group of friends. Or perhaps you’ll want to take a ride alone, where you and the road can bond like never before. The biggest problem you’ll have is figuring out which one of these top-notch vehicles to drive.

Pride & Precision

The folks at Bill Ussery Motors have been giving their clients service with a vroom since 1953 thanks to a family-ownership model that enables them to offer more flexibility with what they are able to do and how they choose to engage the community.

Modes of transport

When it comes to Brickell Travel, how you get to where you’re going is half the journey. In this case, team members and guests decided to make a run for it at the Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run.

Taste Spot

The Four Seasons Hotel Miami recently hosted a grand unveiling of the new terrace at Edge, Steak & Bar featuring an outdoor “living room” that offers a casual, intimate retreat from downtown’s hustle-and-bustle, complete with exquisite views.

Impact Rising

The Related Group hosted a construction celebration for MyBrickell, the first condominium project to start construction in the Brickell area in recent years.

Global Creativity

Arte BA, Argentina’s biggest and most prestigious art fair, opened last week drawing in thousands of people from all over The Americas.

Sweat It Up!

For yet another year, the Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run in Downtown Miami was a hit, encouraging businesses and professionals in the area to participate in the name of fitness.

Warm Welcome

Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables recently hosted a ceremonial ribbon-cutting for clients, friends and neighbors to celebrate their newly-renovated facility.

Here’s To Health!

Baptist Medical Plaza @ Brickell celebrated their new home with a tour of their new, state-of-the-art care centers.

Haute Housewarming

Ocean House, Miami Beach’s newest private beachfront residence in the heart of the SoFi neighborhood, recently made its stylish debut with an exclusive housewarming celebration.

Worthy Showcase

Musimelange presented an event in an exclusive gallery in Wynwood featuring an exclusive preview of Isa Zapata’s new series of works entitled Windows To Happiness, with 50% of sales donated to The Miami Symphonic Orchestra.

Residential Matters

Vizcayne recently welcomed over 100 brokers from the Master Brokers Forum to a private dinner and presentation at this luxury residential development.

Esteemed Arrival

Richard A. Morgan and Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney introduced the new Director of Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Stephen D. Nimer, M.D., at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami.


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.

Close Up

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