The importance of choosing the right candle

Variety of Intention Candles

Candles have been used for over 5,000 years for light, aid in night travels and for religious ceremonies. Today, candles are used for much more than just light. According to the National Candle Association, “candles are used in 7 out of 10 homes in the US” and “sales are estimated at $2 billion annually.” Whether […]

Blanca Commercial Real Estate selected to lease 444 Brickell

Miami-based commercial real estate brokerage and advisory firm Blanca Commercial Real Estate has been selected as the exclusive leasing agent for 444 Brickell, a 200,379-square-foot office building in the heart of the city’s Brickell Financial District. The 11-story building is located along the Miami River, offering convenient access to downtown Miami’s Central Business District. The […]

Shake-A-Leg benefits from ‘Howl in the Wood’ fundraiser

Shake-A-Leg benefits from ‘Howl in the Wood’ fundraiser

The folks at Shell Lumber and Hardware, president and CEO Jesus Guzman and his team, once again hosted a fun night of art, food and live entertainment at their location on SW 27th Avenue. The crowd had a great time enjoying the Solar Dogs Band on a beautiful evening. Best of all, proceeds from the […]

Flagler on the River luxury rental building ‘tops off’

Flagler on the River luxury rental building ‘tops off’

Miami’s newest celebrity hotspot isn’t in South Beach or Brickell — it’s on the edge of the Miami River bank in Downtown Miami. On the heels of a recent revival that has seen the Miami River emerge as a new dining and nightlife destination, one of the city’s most experienced developers is bringing high end […]

UnitedHealthcare recognized with chambers’ Excellence in HR Award

UnitedHealthcare recognized with chambers’ Excellence in HR Award

The Excellence in HR Awards recipients were announced on Mar. 25 during an awards luncheon at Jungle Island in conjunction with the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s HR Insights Day. During the luncheon, Chris P. Mainquist, director of Sales and Account Management, Small Business of UnitedHealthcare (pictured second from the left), accepted the 2014 Excellence […]

Teachers can visit Seaquarium fo free Apr. 26-27 weekend


During Totally Teachers Weekend!, Saturday, Apr. 26, and Sunday, Apr. 27, M i a m i – D a d e , Broward and Palm Beach County teachers, in both private and public schools, will receive free admission to Miami Seaquarium, plus a discount for up to four guests at 50 percent off of regular […]

Over 300 attend 6th annual ‘Hat Luncheon’ at Vizcaya

Over 300 attend 6th annual ‘Hat Luncheon’ at Vizcaya

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and The Vizcayans recently hosted the sixth annual Preservation Luncheon, widely known as the “Hat Luncheon.” The event brought together a cross section of Miami’s social and philanthropic leaders donned in creative headwear, and more than 300 attended in support of the National Historic Landmark. Following a late morning cocktail reception […]

Women’s Fund to honor those who power our community

The Women’s Fund Miami-Dade has announced Marie Claire of the Hearst Corporation and Italian designer handbag V73 as the presenting partners for the 2014 Power of the Purse Luncheon. Emmy award-winning journalist and South Florida native, Jackie Nespral will be the emcee at this signature event scheduled for May 14 at the Hilton Miami Downtown. […]


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 GUATEMALAN PLAINTIFFS CLAIM RACKETEERING Miami Attorney D. Fernando Bobadilla may run a boutique law firm but his business litigation and intellectual property practice is no stranger to taking on industry behemoths. Bobadilla is representing a Guatemalan insurance conglomerate that has filed a federal RICO lawsuit against Microsoft. The suit recently sought to add the Business […]



As South Florida’s economy strengthens, City National Bank of Florida (CNB) is well positioned to continue helping individuals, families, professionals and businesses with their renewed lending needs, from purchasing new homes, to expanding operations or launching new endeavors. “City National Bank has experienced three consecutive years of increased earnings, strong loan growth and superior asset […]

2014 BMW 328i Sport Sedan is roomy and luxurious

Have your heart set on a BMW but need a practical, spacious car to suit your lifestyle? The 328i Gran Turismo may be an option that marries all of the BMW’s best selling points with plenty of space. With its 240-hp TwinPower Turbo inline-4 engine, featuring a six-speed manual or an eight-speed Steptronic transmission, the […]

Legislature should allow voters to decide on funding for MDC

The Florida House of Representatives very soon will consider House Bill 113 (HB 113), a piece of legislation with great significance to Miami-Dade County. In the best tradition of democracy, HB 113 would allow us, the voters, to determine if we want to provide a dedicated temporary half-cent sales tax for Miami Dade College (MDC) […]

Law firms ‘Dare to Dodge’ to benefit the United Way

Law firms ‘Dare to Dodge’ to benefit the United Way

Miami’s top law firms challenged each other to a dodgeball tournament, “Dare to Dodge,” benefiting United Way of Miami- Dade, on Thursday, Mar. 20. Now in its second year, the tournament doubled in size to include eight law firms: Akerman LLP, Berger Singerman, Bilzin Sumberg, Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, Fowler White Burnett, Greenberg Traurig, Holland […]

12 women leaders in Miami honored for achievements

12 women leaders in Miami honored for achievements

Twelve women leaders were honored for their achievements in their respective fields during the 26th annual In the Company of Women Awards Ceremony, presented by Macy’s. The evening began with a networking reception with drinks and hors d’oeuvres, followed by an awards ceremony emceed by WPLG Channel 10 Meteorologist Betty Davis at the Coral Gables […]

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