Issue – September/October 2009

Serious SERIES

Avant Gallery and Fabulous Miami hosted a cocktail reception celebrating the exhibition finale of the Summer Pop Art Series with a special tribute to The King of Pop.


The Terra Group hosted the Miami International Film Festival, Miami Film Society and Georgetown Club of Miami at 900 Biscayne Bay to honor the Miami International Film Festival’s 2009 Florida Focus Winners.


Green Grass presented LaLucca’s ArtBags to benefit Kids Hope United in an unforgettable trunk show. Guests saw the complete design process of these unique handbags: from the painting of the canvases to their transformation into clutches.


Puntino Downtown’s recent arrival onto the radars of authentic Italian food lovers in South Florida has left a good taste in everyone’s mouth thanks to their delicious traditional Italian menu with Mediterranean influences. Benvenuto!

Brickell beauty

Once again Trini in Private had the city’s most beautiful people under the same roof with the opening of Trini’s newest salon at 941 Brickell Ave.

Nocturnal Networking

Skyline Realty International recently hosted a special “Midsummer Night” at The Miami River Lounge at The Epic. South Florida’s movers-and-shakers networked the night away in elegant attire.


The Viceroy Miami’s Club 50 hosted Ish Santiago’s Birthday Food Drive with the Tim Hardaway Foundation. Notable guests included Hardaway, Kim Bacardi, Ruby Bacardi, Jillian Jacobson-Altit and Senator Frederica Wilson.


OMG! Who knew the lure would be so intense? Hundreds showed up to The River Lounge at Epic for the highly anticipated launch of, a new private online social club catering to networking professionals of all ages. Drinks, food and dozens of raffled goodies kept guests entertained. At the end of the evening, everyone left a winner.


Brickell Magazine’s “Top 20 Under Forty” and “Dressed For Success” cover guys and gals joined Photographer Jose Amigo to celebrate the iconic covers that graced the summer editions of the magazine. After the party, it was announced that the “Top 20 Under Forty” cover earned a 2009 Gold Ink Pewter Award! There’s a lot to live up to next year!


TechnoMarine joined forces with Cosmopolitan En Español at The Setai on Miami Beach for Summer Splash, an afterparty for “Premios Juventud” showcasing the hottest swimwear trends.


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


Relish in a sneak peek of life aboard The World and begin to plan your adventure traveling the globe with all of the comforts of home at your fingertips inside the planet’s most exclusive residential vessel at sea.

Pretty in the City

When it comes to beauty, Trini of Trini in Private Salon & Spa dominates. From several established salons throughout South Florida to a couple of new ventures with L’Oréal, it seems glamour has found a new home with Trini — and the best part is everyone wins.


Join us on a stylish eight-hour adventure through the concrete jungles of Brickell with a working girl who likes to dress the part on and off the clock, no matter what the occasion.

Let’s Get Social!

Visit these hubs of networking to get the drinks flowing and the courses coming as you handshake your way up the social ladder.

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?

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Trend Friends

At RikRak, the personal touch approach reigns supreme. Owners Ric and Raquel Watters have created a stylish environment where anyone that visits feels like part of the family. Their daughters, Lily and Chloe, have been the face of the brand since they were little girls.


The elevator pitch, the introductions, the handshakes. Sometimes it takes an entire village to kick-start a career. We scoured the neighborhood to bring you some organizations that’ll keep you in the loop as you climb the corporate and social ladders that make The Magic City tick.


Aqua Harmonia

Inspired by visionary artist Antuan Rodriguez’s Water Codes collection, this editorial invites you to immerse yourself in a world where the human body forms a profound connection with our most precious element. Through this fusion, we celebrate the essence of life itself.

Joy To The World

The holiday spirit was alive and well in Miami as festive events, private soirees and community cheer spread throughout the urban core and beyond.