Seen on the Scene

MIAMI Italian lifestyle brand Acqua di Parma, which is known for its beautiful fragrances, candles and leather accessories, celebrated the grand opening of its first United States boutique in Miami’s Brickell City Centre with a cocktail reception, where saxophonist Luis …

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Around Miami

El Dorado Furniture Kick’s Off it’s 50 Years/50 Families Community Relations Campaign! MIAMI, FL, January 24, 2017 – As part of its 50th Anniversary, El Dorado Furniture, the family-owned company, will be officially launching the start of its upcoming …

Social Studies

MIAMI This year’s New World Symphony Gala, which was themed “Making the Connection,” drew a crowd of socialites, philanthropists, community leaders and artists who gathered at the iconic Frank Gehry-designed center for an evening with Tony Award-winning singer/ actress Audra …

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The Fairest of Them All

BY LORI CAPULLO The next time you’re planning a trip to the most coveted vacation destination in Europe—Italy—cross Rome, Naples and Florence off your list. Not that each of those cities doesn’t hold its own unique brand of fascination—that’s undeniable. …

For Sale: The Fit Life

BY ALISON RYAN With tons of sun and year-round blazing temps, which often warrants half-naked bodies on full display, South Floridians know the importance of staying in shape. From rock climbing walls and putting greens to a dramatic ice skating …

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Drive Time

BY STEVE SILER Rest in Speed Detroit’s most venomous sports CAR, THE DODGE VIPER, DOES NOT GO gently into that good night. During my 20-plus years writing about automobiles, I have reviewed many a brand-new car at the beginning of …

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Drink, Eat, Repeat.

LA PETITE MAISON Hustle, bustle and culinary muscle characterize the scene at the first US outpost of La Petite Maison—already famous for its London location and now, thankfully, in our midst as well. From the first bite of crispy-crusted baguette …

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Taking Good Care

Starring in this month’s long-anticipated The Zookeeper’s Wife, Jessica Chastain adds another intense real-life portrayal to her résumé that’s certain to touch the hearts and minds of moviegoers everywhere. Having seen the trailers, it’s fair to say there was …

Power Players

BY LINDA MARX | PHOTOGRAPHS BY CARLOS HIDALGO David Grutman MIAMI NIGHTLIFE ENTREPRENEUR Owner and operator of LIV and Story, restaurants Komodo Miami and OTL Why do you love the entertainment and hospitality business? Even though I studied finance in …

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Waterfront Wonder

BY LINDA MARX | PHOTOGRAPHS BY EMILIO COLLAVINO When designer Steven G. was asked to create the interiors of this 11,531-square-foot, waterfront mansion in Golden Beach, he faced an intriguing challenge. The owners wanted a contemporary home, but the large …

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