Showing posts from June, 2012

InterContinental Miami hosts their 18th Annual Make-A-Wish Ball Kick-off Celebration!

It's that time of the year when the Make-A-Wish Foundation of South Florida celebrates their upcoming ball and announces the progress of their fundraising efforts. On Thursday, June 7th, I attended a lovely cocktail event hosted by InterContinental Miami in honor of the upcoming 18th Annual InterContinental Miami Make-A-Wish Ball. Attended by more than 200 of South Florida’s leading philanthropists, the exclusive gathering shed light on the importance of this cause and this year’s India-themed Ball, to be held on Saturday, November 3rd. Shareef Malnik (pictured above on the left, photo by Nathan Valentine of ), Ball Chairman and Proprietor of The Forge Restaurant , and Norman Wedderburn (pictured above on the right), President and CEO of Make-A-Wish Southern Florida, were happy to announce that the "Chairman's Challenge has received an incredible response from prominent community philanthropists. Cheers to a successful year so far and make sure you v

H&M opens a new Pop-Up Shop in Miami Beach

It's official: Miamians can't stop buzzing about the new H&M Pop-Up Shop that recently opened in Miami Beach last Friday, June 1st. The store couldn't have opened at a better time! Summer is right around the corner and the shop is packed with amazingly colorful and trendy bikinis and swimsuits like the one pictured on the left (swimwear prices start at $4.95 )!! The great news: the H&M Pop-Up Shop is a taste of what’s to come at the Flagship store which is set to open its doors this September at the historic Lincoln Theatre on Lincoln Road. Since the store offers apparel and accessories for both men and women, you can imagine the overwhelming amount of shoppers the store welcomed over the weekend. While I stopped by for some goodies last week, I ran into the beautiful Alexia Echevarria (pictured on the right), Executive Editor of Venue Magazine and star of Bravo's " The Real Housewives of Miami ." Alexia recently finished filming t