Knowing Ms. Arsht's zest for life and passion for the arts, I was thrilled to develop this story with her and her team for Bespoke Magazine Bal Harbour. Always surrounding herself with a great public relations firm, a talented stylist and a positive group of friends and colleagues, we were able to include a dynamic mix of fashion, dining, history...

While it is true that Miami is no stranger to buzz-worthy developments making the international headlines, Island Gardens will be one of the largest accomplishments in Miami’s history, and due to be fully operational by the 2018/19 season. From the retail and dining opportunities of Coconut Grove to the arts and culture of the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing...

In Japanese DÔA [DOW – AH] means “The Door,” but in Miami, however, it signifies an exciting venture by the global renowned restaurateur, Arjun Waney. As an Asian Cantina concept, DÔA is quickly becoming a favorite hot spot by locals and tourists alike – all looking for a comfortable and trendy environment with amazing food (and cocktails!) near Collins Park....

Luxury suites are plentiful in Miami and South Florida, but the newly renovated E-WOW Penthouse Suite at the iconic W South Beach takes the feeling of “Florida cool” and the perks of cutting-edge technology to the extreme. The result is an over-the-top luxury penthouse in the sky! When guests do decide to venture outside of their Penthouse, the property has...

Ms. Adrienne Arsht is often referred to as “Miami’s Savior,” and for good reason. Beyond rescuing the performing arts community with a $30 million gift to what is now known internationally as The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Ms. Arsht remains dedicated to preserving the performing arts community and the area’s rich history. ...

The Florida Keys‘ rich history, diverse culture and constantly evolving art scene make this unique series of islands a world-class destination. International influences, especially those from the Americas and Caribbean, have made the area a favorite getaway for artists and writers searching for a relaxed atmosphere with unrivaled natural beauty that serves as constant inspiration. The Keys have always attracted a large...

When Ms. Adrienne Arsht arrived in Miami in 1996 to serve as chairman of the board at TotalBank, it's fair to say that even she did not know of the intense feelings she would quickly have for this dynamic city. Today, her name is synonymous with gracious generosity throughout the Miami community, as Ms. Arsht continues to give not only...