Issue – July/August 2017

Winning Influence

Oswaldo “Ozz” Negri says he’s blessed to be able to make a career out of he favorite thing in the world: Racing; and to be fortunate enough to be able to give back by raising awareness about causes close to his heart.

As Summer Goes By

Striking a mixture of graphics, colors and textures, alongside retro silhouettes and styling, yields the coolest eclectic looks of the season.

H(aw)t Stuff

Slim swimwear silhouettes with a savage dose of animal patterns applied in variations of metallic hues convey aesthetic codes from designer Thalassa Boom and her current Spring/Summer lineup.

Fabulously Fit

Bringing a brand that practically invented luxury lifestyle enhancement to one of our financial district’s most exciting projects, Equinox’s addition to the Brickell Heights complex is the crown jewel of the coveted development.

Pros Of Pretty

We’ve scoured the ever-expanding aesthetic enhancement scene to bring you the city’s best and brightest beauty makers.

A Thing of Beauty

Addressing the aging side-effects of wanderlust: Firsthand experiences with treatments and procedures, performed by leading South Florida medspas, to revive, restore and beautify today, tomorrow and forever.

Wink Appeal

Miamians interested in iconic innovators would do well to keep their eyes peeled on Elena Trelles, founder of Lash Makers, a company that specializes in eyelash extensions and training.

Time Cruise

A decade before the decadent district known as Little Havana mambo’d into existence; the area surrounding Calle Ocho was known as Riverside, as pictured below in 1951.

Diversification 101

Have you ever noticed that street vendors often sell unrelated products such sunglasses and umbrellas? That’s because they understand the art of diversification, say the experts at the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC).

Donation Dollars

Every time you give cash or drop off used clothing, books or furniture for charity, you hear “Do you want a receipt?” Let’s take a look at the real tax benefits of giving.

Too Hot To Handle

The latest and greatest restaurant to follow the thoroughly toothsome charcoal trend.

Children First

Dramatically enhancing Nicklaus Children Hospital’s ability to serve the region’s youth, the facility’s new Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion offers a leading-edge care environment combined with amenities to support critically ill kids — and the families who love them.

Bilingual Beginnings

The world is getting smaller every day with the need to be conversant in multiple languages. Village Montessori starts kids out early with their Bilingual and All Day Montessori programs for preschoolers.

Simply Savage

An elegant inverse to the excess typified by our city, Priscilla Taveras’ DAMA offers a rugged, refreshing look to Miami womenswear.

Friends In Need

Sunscreen? Check. Ice-cold refreshments? Check. The only thing left on your list to maximize your summertime lounge? A friend for life. Collected below are prime pooches ideal for fulfilling your life and livelihood.

Inner Power

Following up on the success of her two meditation albums in Spanish, popular Holistic Life Coach, Certified ThetaHealing Instructor, Motivator & Meditation Leader Lorena Coyle has released her first English album: EON Meditations For The Soul.

Rebel Yell

A shocking styleset eternally linked to liberated womanhood, trimmed tresses are making a major comeback in this most peculiar of periods, and men and women around the globe are loving it.

Eternal Saluti!

Think you have a dream job? Meet Carlo Biasiotto, CEO of Italian sparkling wine titans Foss Marai. His business? Celebration.

Sports Saloon

A retro cantina fulfilling a yawning void, Black Market Miami is the only sports bar Downtown will ever need.

Jazz Nights

It’s over. For better or for worse, the pulse-pounding, body-shaking EDM extravaganza known as Ultra has left our lofty shores. Eager for musical programming of a less strenuous sort? Get a taste of authentic American artistry at the clubs listed below.

Aussie Touch

Masterminding a bold and breezy brand that perfectly complements our city’s climes, Designer Nicky Zimmermann sat down to give us the 411 on the latest look to take the Magic City by storm.

I’ll Meet You In The Maldives

An insider’s guide to The Maldives: What you need to know to travel to this idyllic paradise hailed the most beautiful convocation of islands on Earth. 

Buttered Up!

A must-stop during Second Saturday meanderings, Francisco “Paco” De La Torre and his hit art enclave Butter Gallery continue to make waves in an ever-changing arts scene.

Time Machine

Chances are good you have some passing awareness of the 1970’s-era uber-cheesy Smokey & The Bandit movies. All 3 movies were truly stinkers, but the car was cool. Now it’s back and badder than ever.

Extra Appeal

While the latest timekeeping technology has charm, it just doesn’t have the soul of a classic Rolex or Omega. But attach the Chronos Disc and suddenly your epic watch has a bevy of useful apps.

Summer Snaps

Adding a bold new dimension to the concept of custom-crafted clothing, Orlebar Brown’s #SnapShorts initiative perfectly prognosticates the wants and needs of our social media-saturated generation.

Skin Deep

My wife recently unraveled the mystery of why I believe she is the most beautiful woman in the world — and it’s not because she was born with out-of-this-world curves, near-perfect facial symmetry, long, wavy blonde hair and big beautiful eyes I could stare into for, she says I think she’s beautiful because her happy, extroverted soul shines through in everything she does, in every word she says.

The 411

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

City Slicker

A Queens transplant invigorating Miami’s Upper Eastside bar scene, The Anderson’s Josh Alperstein found home where he least expected it — 1,000 miles south of where he was born.

Seasonal Savor

With summer settling upon us, we turn our attention to that age-old American pastime: BBQ. Below are some easy tips and tricks to get through a slam-dunk soiree before it’s too late.

Eye of the Beholder

An exploration of how to avoid succumbing to what society considers beautiful while realizing the real meaning of true beauty.

Pure Pampering

Suffering from the slings of a bad hair day? Or just feel that the comforting treatments you deserve have been few and far between? We’ve found a few pampering professionals ready to give you the top-tier treatment you deserve.

It’s Always SUNNY

Ready to go from cool to pool? Let the spicy Miami sunlight bring the graphic geometry and boldness from our curated selection of summer looks to life.

Body Shifters

Confident that your best body is just a few sessions away, meet the top trainers making Miami mighty, one workout regimen at a time.

Healing Hands

Kristopher Goddard, D.O., helps patients regain health, mobility and heal naturally by utilizing the most advanced treatments and combining osteopathic manipulative medicine, intravenous nutrient therapies and regenerative injection treatments.

Elegance Defined

Carmen Pucci and Francesca Mondello hosted and curated a private evening at Palm 93 Miami to unveil an Italian luxury accessory line by Giovanna Palimodde.

Big Honor

Florida East Coast Realty’s Tibor Hollo was recognized as the Lifetime Achievement Award Winner at this year’s Miami Beach Chamber Of Commerce Magical Affair Gala.

Meaningful Screening

Voices For Children hosted a PSA Films Campaign Screening Event at O Cinema Wynwood.

Beauty Airwaves

Ecstasy Salon & Spa in Coral Gables hosted a launch party in honor of Bobby Barros’ new radio show on Radio Caracol Miami called Galeria De Belleza Con Bobby Barros.

Style Forward

Mirto at Brickell City Centre unveiled their new Spring/Summer Collection during a private in-store event.


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.