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“This year’s economic impact and exposure will be tremendous for the ll-stars from Restoration USA, South Florida community,” Poms said, Genesis Media and Warren going on to explain the new Henry Auto Group recently post-season college football model and teamed up with Orange Bowl the bidding process for future national Committee CEO Eric Poms for championship games. “It’s going to get an Aventura Marketing Council Chairman’s very competitive. There are a lot of Roundtable meeting scoring points with communities vying for these events business and community leaders. because the prestige is invaluable. We feel strongly about our potential because our history and tradition as wellas our incomparable climate and the hotels are first-class. “The success of this year’s two BCS bowl games can enable South Florida and the Orange Bowl Committee to continue organizing great events and community outreach programs. Everybody wants to be here - and with your support, we can ensure that both visitors and a national broadcast audience will see this community Chris McShane, Restoration USA; Yoav Cohen, Genesis Media; Eric Poms, Orange Bowl Committee; Warren Henry shine!” Zinn, Warren Henry Auto Group; Michael Leitman During the meeting’s next half, on Sharing Warren Henry Auto Group’s Fortune 500 advertisers and the world’s behalf of Restoration USA founded by James Cohen, partner/general counsel Christopher winning game plan, Warren Henry Zinn biggest premium digital publishers. For more information, visit McShane noted, “In the reported, “We see things improving as our area continues to grow and stabilize with orangebowl.org; teamrestorationusa.com; wake of Hurricane “This year’s economic Sandy, we sent our crews resale and retail values. As Warren warrenhenryauto.com; genesismedia.com. impact and exposure will be out to New York and Henry Auto Group starts our 36th year tremendous for the South New Jersey to assist headquartered in Miami with nine South and ——— See PHOTOS inside Florida community.” in the recovery and Central Florida franchises including Warren Photography by Andrew Goldstein — Eric Poms restoration process. Henry Infiniti, Warren Henry Volvo, Warren Kicking off the event Orange Bowl Committee at Christine Lee’s at Restoration USA is Henry Jaguar, Fisker Miami, Land Rover Gulfstream Park, AMC a commercial and North Dade, Land Rover South Dade, Chair Cliff Schulman of Weiss, Serota, residential emergency service, providing Lamborghini Palm Beach, Ocala Subaru and Helfman helped welcome fans cheering for around-the-clock water damage mitigation, Ocala Volvo, we’re looking forward to the Orange Bowl - one of the world’s top leak detection, mold remediation showing you all the new and exciting annual sporting events that has served as professionals, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. products coming out and all the advantages college football’s national title game more “We generally work on direct insurance we offer.” Turning to the field of technology, Genesis than any other Bowl. billings and have in-house legal counsel to When the mic was passed to Poms, he help ensure you get everything you’re Media co-founder Yoav Cohen is one of the shared the great news about the upcoming entitled to. Our affiliate company, executives who helped position JDate on the 2013 Discover Orange Bowl (Jan. 1) and the Restoration USA Development, is a full map and is now focused on bringing 2013 Discover BCS National Championship commercial and residential contracting a “Silicon Valley” to Aventura and Game (Jan. 7) coming to Sun Life Stadium company – so we have capabilities to handle surrounding areas. Genesis Media is a along with a myriad of exciting surrounding all situations from ‘A to Z’ in the least digital technology company pioneering engagement-based video ad solutions for events and fanfare. amount of time possible.” BY BARI AUERBACH


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Wandering & Pondering Faithful

John wonders why anyone should be drinks under his belt he has been known to unfaithful. He is of the old school where a give a play by play of the physical part of handshake is his word; yet has always felt their relationship. And that can be very borthat in a man–woman relationship it is ing. Mary sits there and blushes while gauging the reactions of the important to see that faithfulness is the primary requisite. He likes women present. to preach this especially when Mary will tolerate quite a bit Mary is with him. since her ex-husband was a runHe’ll come out with “here’s ner who drank and occasionally Mary, she knows that I don’t slugged her. This doesn’t happen cheat on her. Why would I? She with John, now she doesn’t fear always knows where I am since any of this with him. She knows DAN PALMER he is faithful to her because she she also works in my office. Of course she always knows where I am in the always knows where he is. And there is no evening. Even when we aren’t together she hint of him going off their reservation. He knows where I’ve gone and she has no rea- is faithful to her yes, but he is unfaithful to son to worry about me. She knows that I his wife. Mary is his girlfriend. It’s the wife am faithful to her.” His friends and associ- that never knows. ates hear this and either silently agree or One thing Mary knows, no matter what disagree. They look at their wives or girl- happens she will never marry John. She friends and silently compare themselves marries him and just like that, he’ll find to John. someone else to be faithful to. As far as she Sometimes it can be boring listening to is concerned being faithful a-la-John? No way... no way. John for an entire evening. With a few Honesty • Integrity • Values • Respect • Knowledge • Ethics

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Around d Town n in n Aventura Aventura Mall and Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf host Aventura Marketing Council Holiday Breakfast The Aventura Marketing Council and Aventura Police Department teamed up once again this holiday season to provide toys for the children of the Salvation Army. “I would especially like to thank each Aventura Marketing Council member for their individual donation to the Aventura Police Department’s 2012 Holiday Toy Drive. Our good friends from the Aventura Mall and Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf came through with flying colors! During these hard economical times, it’s nice to know that our community is always willing to help out,” said Chief Steinberg. For more information about the Aventura Marketing Council, call 305-932-5334 or visit aventuramarketingcouncil.com. AMC members gathered for another successful holiday toy drive

Gladys Mezrahi, Indigo Events; Sydney Sandoval, Restoration USA; Leslie Loewenthal, Loewenthal PR; Charles Orvieto, Orvieto’s Trophies Awards & More

Sponsors: Assistant General Manager Luma Noel of Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf and Alejandra Velasquez of Aventura Mall

Margot Mankes-Goldstein, Ofc. Doug Zaren, Memorial Regional of Miami-Dade County Comm. Hospital South and Aletha Player, Sally Heyman and Aventura FPL Comm. Billy Joel

Aventura Police Department presents Officer of the Month plaque to the Crime Suppression Unit: (L to R) Captain Michael Bentolila, Major Skip Washa, Miami-Dade County Comm. Sally Heyman, Representative of Crime Suppression Unit, Major Steve Seefchak, Commander Deidre Fogelgren

Sunny Isles Beach Vice Mayor Lew Thaler; Dan Palmer, Aventura News; Aventura Comm. Howard Weinberg, Association Law Group

Louis Berlin, Insurance for Enhanced Living/ Berlin Consulting Group; Andrew Waxman, Mercantil Commercebank; Clint Snyder, B2B CFO

Jimmy Gonzalez, Marc Rodriguez and Jeff Ulm, Phil Rosen, Bloomgarden, Goudreau & Rosen. and Jeff Association Services of FL; Mark Lynn, Greenspoon Levinson, Coconut Grove Bank Marder

Oscar Llorente, Mount Sinai Medical Center; Marc Hurwitz, Crossroads Investigations; Barry Olfern, Ameriprise Financial

Toys, toys and more toys for the Salvation Army children

Faith Bandklayder and Spring Strong, Imperial Club; Leilani Rivera, Fetch Branding and Steve Goitia, IT Janie Guirola, America Service Industries Doctors


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The Gift of Giving

Patricia C. Frank FRANKLY SPEAKING A rather simplistic view of the world is that the world is divided into Givers and Takers. Which one are you? If you are a taker you are on the wrong side in life. Do everything you can to get on the other side of this great divide and be a giver. The secret of giving is to give with a pure and generous heart. Give without any thought or desire for reward. The spirit in which you give is as important as what you give. Through pure giving you express your higher self and your love and respect for others. The art of giving should be cultivated. Be an artist and create ways to give. Be inventive. Be resourceful. Be generous. Buy something that captures the other person’s personality or essence. Or, give of yourself, your talents, your expertise and your skills. Give what you can. Give as

often as you can. If you are empty spiritually, mentally, emotionally and psychologically you will have nothing to give. Enrich yourself so that you will have something unique and exceptional to give to others. The gift of giving is the way it makes you feel and how it opens your heart and enhances your life. A gift is a wonderful thing. It can bring immense pleasure and joy to both the giver and the receiver. The very act of giving becomes a benediction in itself. It blesses you and it blesses the recipient. When you give you experience how rich you truly are. The more you give the richer you will be and the more you will have to give. Give without reason. Give whether the person deserves it or not. Give something to someone every day even if it is only a compliment or a kind word of encouragement and support. Notice others, talk to them and listen to them. Remember, you have the power to light up their world and your world with the gift of something as simple as your smile.

Patricia Frank is a Licensed Psychotherapist. She can be reached at 305788-4864.

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Restoration USA, Genesis Media and Warren Henry Auto Group host Orange Bowl CEO

James Cohen, John Oliphant and Chris McShane, Restoration USA

Dr. Martin Karp, M-DCPS Board Member and Sen. Ron Silver

AMC Chairman’s Roundtable members networking over Erik Day, Floyd Raglin, Warren Henry Zinn and Robert Latoski, Warren Henry Auto Group lunch

Yoav Cohen, Genesis Media and Michael Leitman

Hallandale Beach Comm. Alex Lewy; The Hon. Bob Diamond, Aventura; Elaine Adler, Aventura Marketing Council; Aventura Comm. Billy Joel; Len Brenner, Joint Council of Aventura

Sunny Isles Beach Vice Mayor Lew Thaler; Mary Lee, Christine Lee’s at Gulfstream Park; Aventura Mayor Susan Gottlieb; Dr. Wilbert “Tee” Holloway, AT&T / M-DCPS Board Member

North Bay Village Mayor Connie Leon-Kreps and Stephanie Trump, Acqualina Resort & Spa Photography by Andrew Goldstein


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Washington’s Erratic Mother

Bob Diamond HISTORICALLY YOURS One of the strangest mysteries of George Washington’s life was his strained relationship with his mother, Mary Ball. As a child, George feared his mother; his father, Gus, died when George was 11 years old and away on business so often that George remembered him vaguely. When George was appointed Military Commander of the Colonial army, Mary told her neighbors that her son was not qualified for the position. She never acknowledged her sons wartime heroism, never left behind a single memorable sentence about George’s remarkable success, “while never hesitating to level a steady stream of criticism against him.” Although Mary was wealthy with farms and slaves through inheritance and George was a respectful and dutiful son who provided her with additional support, her continual complaint against George was he did not provide her with sufficient funds. Prior to the Revolution, George set up

his mother with a lovely house in Fredericksburg and instructed his own property manager to attend to her financial needs during his absence, including paying her taxes. George never heard from his mother for years and suddenly “learned about her alleged problems in a mortifying manner.” In February 1781 (during the Revolutionary War), George “discovered one of the most bizarre letters of his career.” To his total embarrassment, Mary “had instigated a movement in the Virginia Legislature to provide her with an emergency pension; alleging that she was in great financial need owing to the heavy taxes (which George had paid).” Mary had progressed “to dangerously erratic.” By throwing herself on the charity of the state, she spread the charge that George had neglected her. Terribly hurt by his mother’s petition, George assured the Assembly that “she has not a child who would give their last sixpence to relieve her from real distress. We are all hurt by her petition, as we know that she has ample income on her own.” George asked the Assembly to desist from taking any action.” Mary died a year after George became president, not having attended his presidential inauguration or having sent a word of congratulations to her son.

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Mount Sinai welcomes back its tiniest patients

The Mount Sinai NICU Graduating Class of 2012

On Friday, December 7th, Mount Sinai Medical Center welcomed back more than 100 patients for its 17th annual Preemie Party. This year’s “Under The Sea” themed celebration reunited babies who defied the odds in the Mount Sinai Abess Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), and their parents, with the doctors and nurses who cared for them. “This is probably the highlight of my year,” said Tony Adams, M.D. chief of the NICU department at Mount Sinai. “It’s a great opportunity to celebrate life.” Mount Sinai neonatologists, Jose Antonio Adams, M.D., and Ignacio Zabaleta, M.D., have worked together at Mount Sinai for more than two decades, taking care of babies from birth to discharge and providing a level of continuity rare in larger NICUs. “Every child is a miracle for us,” said Dr. Zabaleta. “It’s fantastic that God gave us the opportunity to save these little babies.” Among the returning patients, who ranged in age from babies to teenagers, was high school senior Alexis Levy and her parents, Stacy and Adam Levy. Alexis was born in the Mount Sinai NICU 18 years ago after just 29 weeks in the womb, 11 weeks premature, and weighing a little over two pounds. The Levys lived in Davie at the time and drove to and from the hospital, every day, twice a day for the 59 days that Alexis was in the NICU. “I wouldn’t have delivered anywhere else,” said mother, Stacy Levy. “Dr. Zabaleta and Dr. Adams were the only two men I wanted treating my child. I was not ready, just because of distance, to cut those men out of my life by any means. I don’t know if I still am. They are household names in our home.” By the time Alexis turned 13, she wanted to find a way to thank the doctors who saved her life. In lieu of presents at her bat mitzvah, she asked her guests to donate money to Mount Sinai’s NICU department. She successfully raised over $4,300. A plaque and photo of her presenting the donation re-

mains displayed in the Mount Sinai NICU to this day. “I want to thank my doctors for everything they did for me, my family and all the other families of preemie babies,” said

Stacy Levy (left) talks about when Alexis Levy (center) was born in the Mount Sinai NICU nearly 18 years ago

Alejandra Rain Jimenez, once a Mount Sinai NICU baby, is now a happy, healthy little girl

Alexis. “I’m proof of their amazing work.” Today, Alexis is in the top 10% of her graduating class, a member of her school’s National Honors Society and is preparing to attend college in June. She wants to study marketing and communications. The Mount Sinai NICU provides the highest level of neonatal care and adheres to stringent medical treatment standards. Compared to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mount Sinai’s NICU survival rates for low birth weight babies are above the national average. The annual Mount Sinai Preemie Party is held every December, a symbolic time to reflect on the triumphs of these tiny miracles and to remind everyone that, sometimes, the best gifts come in small packages.


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North Bay Village Vice Mayor Eddie Lim

Madeline Giardiello, Biscayne Cove Condo Association; Maritza Erb and Michelle Desjardins, Allstate Insurance - Desjardins Agency

Andrew Waxman, Mercantil Commercebank and Adrienne Barker, Barker Specialty South

Oscar Llorente and Maricruz Garcia, Mount Sinai Medical Center

Jeff Ulm, Association Services of FL and Debbie Blasberg-Sander, One Sotheby's Int’l Realty

Claudio Stivelman, Shefaor Development and Aletha Player, FPL

Greg Torretta, Ameriprise Financial; Alan Neufeld, Neufeld, Kleinberg & Pinkiert; Doug Schrager, Ameriprise Financial

Miami-Dade Schools Asst. Supt. Enid Weisman and Aventura Mayor Susan Gottlieb Photography by Andrew Goldstein


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2013 Subaru Outback has new engine, revised styling

Ron Beasley AUTOMOTIVE EDITOR

LET’S TALK CARS The Subaru Outback has been a company mainstay since it was introduced in Japan in 1994. For 2013, it gets revised styling, a new and more efficient powertrain, and it debuts the new EyeSight driver-assist system. Additionally, chassis enhancements improve both ride quality and agility, and there are new amenities and audio/infotainment capabilities. Outback has a restyled front end, with new headlights, grille, front bumper and fog lights, giving it a more powerful appearance. Standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive distinguishes the Outback and it continues with 8.7 inches of ground clearance, higher than many crossovers and some dedicated SUVs. The 2013 Outback 2.5i models debut a new double-overhead-cam (DOHC) 2.5-liter FB series Boxer engine for increased performance and fuel efficiency. The new engine produces 173 hp and 174 pounds-feet

of torque. The new engine produces greater low-end torque across a broad speed range, making the 2013 Outback 2.5i models feel more responsive in everyday driving. Outback 2.5i and 2.5i Premium models offer a choice between a standard six-speed manual transmission and the second-generation Lineartronic CVT, which is standard on 2.5i Limited models. Outback 3.6R models continue with a 256-hp 3.6-liter six-cylinder Boxer engine and five-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission. Subaru says the 2013 Outback 2.5i with the Lineartronic CVT gets 24/30 mpg. The 2013 Outback models debut Subaru’s new EyeSight driver-assist system, which integrates Adaptive Cruise Control, PreCollision Braking and Vehicle Lane Departure Warning. EyeSight uses a stereo camera design developed by Subaru to provide a detection angle wider than that of radar-based systems. The EyeSight system processes stereo images to identify the vehicles traveling in front, as well as obstacles, traffic lanes and other items. Below speeds of 19 mph, EyeSight is capable of detecting pedestrians or objects in the vehicle’s path and can activate in order to mitigate or even avoid the collision.

Outback has a restyled front end, with new headlights, grille, front bumper and fog lights.

Under certain circumstances, EyeSight is able to bring the car to a complete stop. At speeds above approximately 19 mph, EyeSight can apply the brakes when an object is detected, and will attempt to brake if the driver takes no evasive action, or does not brake appropriately, to help mitigate collision damage. The Lane Departure and Sway Warning feature can detect if the car begins to wander outside the intended lane without a turn signal being used, or if the car begins to sway within the travel lane. Intended for freeway use, EyeSight’s

Adaptive Cruise Control system can maintain a safe distance from the vehicle in front, braking and/or accelerating the car as needed to maintain the driver-selected target speed and traveling distance. Pricing on the 2013 Subaru Outback starts at $23,495. Ron Beasley is the automotive editor for Miami’s Community Newspapers. He may be contacted by calling 305-662-2277, ext. 261, or by addressing email correspondence to <LetsTalkCars@aol.com>.


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Santa’s Christmas Insurance List BY RUSSEL LAZEGA, Attorney and Author

So no doubt by this time of year Santa Claus is busy churning away on the production line at that icy toy factory, watching the elves punch the overtime clock and praying to heaven itself that Donner gets back from his Vegas junket in time to make the deliveries. But has anyone asked if Santa has his insurance needs covered? The accident/insurance lawyer in me can think of a few “must have” policies for the hectic holiday hero this season: 1) Property Damage (“PD”) – If Santa can’t quite stick the landing and damages your roof, car or other property, this product will insure for the repairs (usually at the fair market value of the property in its condition just before the loss); 2) Bodily Injury (“BI”) Liability – This insurance provides Santa with a legal defense and payment of claims made by anyone he negligently injures with his sleigh; 3) Personal Injury Protection (“PIP”) would cover Santa’s own medical expenses and lost work income regardless of who is at fault for the crash; 4) Underinsured Motorist (“UM”) -- It’s

South Florida where everyone seems to crash without enough insurance. Well, UM coverage will cover Santa for injuries he sustains as a result of someone else’s negligence should that person have no insurance or not enough insurance to cover his losses. 5) Comprehensive & Collision (“Comp/ Collision”) – Hey, do you have any idea what a good sleigh costs these days? Me either, but I’m sure it’s a lot. Well, Comp/ Collision coverage will ensure that Santa’s ride is insured for theft, fire or someone just plain crashing into it. 6) Finally, let’s not forgot travel insurance in case Santa gets sick and can’t make the trip. As the father of two small children, let’s hope that never happens. Be safe, and cover yourself this Holiday Season. Russel Lazega is an attorney and author of several of Florida’s most widely distributed legal textbooks on Florida Insurance Law: West’s Florida Practice Series Volume 7 and West’s Florida Insurance Law & Practice. Mr. Lazega represents accident victims, insurance policyholders and condominium associations and is based in Dania Beach, Tallahassee, North Miami, Orlando and Tampa, Florida. Contact: Lazegalaw.com.

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Preparing for Success: How one man is helping teens

JuliaYarbough SEASON OF CHANGE Remember when we were in High School how administrators would schedule guest speakers to come in and chat with the students (us) about the importance of staying in school, getting good grades and living up to the goals and aspirations set by our parents? Administrators from Stranahan High School recently took advantage of a talented school Alum who is now moving into that type of speaking arena. The former Stranahan student? Kendrick English. If the name sounds familiar, it should. Back in 1995, English was injured during a high school football game. The doctorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s prognosis - Incomplete Quadriplegic. Despite his life-altering accident, English graduated from Stranahan, earned a degree from Lynn University and now, 17 years later, he is a hard working City of Sunrise employee. He has faced more than his fair share of challenges over the years, yet manages to stay positive and help others to do the same. Educators at Stranahan High School know some of their young, male students who face

academic trouble early in their high school education may quickly become statistics... young Black men who do not earn diplomas. So teachers have created The Soaring Dragons mentoring program. Instructors volunteer to mentor and be role models to 9th graders. The idea is to pull these young men back into the fold quickly, so they never become statistics and live up to their full potential. Who better to meet with these young men than a man who knows all too well the importance of having a solid education... Kendrick English. What an honor and joy for me to have been at Stranahan listening to English share his story with students, encourage them to focus on their education and to set goals and achievable dreams for themselves. A man who reminded students they can achieve whatever they set their minds to, despite any roadblocks or challenges life may throw at them. Inspiring! Finding positive people, events and stories to share has become my mission, and I love it! Whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s your story? A multiple Emmy-Award winning Anchor and Reporter, Julia Yarbough is a national blogger, motivational speaker, emcee/hostess, entrepreneur, travel writer and health & fitness enthusiast. Follow Julia's reality-blog at www.highwaytoahusband.com. To have Julia appear at your next event, contact info@juliayarboughmediagroup.com.

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The 2012 USPTA Grand Prix Masters Event hosted by Williams Island Tennis Club The Williams Island Tennis Club served as the official site for the USPTA’s Grand Prix Masters Event, the USPTA’s largest and most attended tournament of the year, on December 8th and 9th. Only the top forty USPTA players in the state of Florida were eligible to play. Sponsors for this year’s event included Wells Fargo, Lehman AutoWorld, Bellini at Williams Island, Parksman Parking and the J.Klahr Real Estate Team. Tennis players and club members enjoyed a wonderful weekend of tennis with USPTA Pro Clinic, Singles and Doubles Matches. The USPTA tennis professionals held a complimentary member tennis clinic for more than 60 of Williams Island most dedicated tennis members. Members enjoyed complimentary tacos, beverages and Microbrew Beer courtesy of Organic Brewery of Hollywood Beach. The event concluded with a player’s cup trophy presentation. Members entered two raffle drawings for a Tory Burch Purse and Michael Kors Purse and limousine shopping trip courtesy of Sawgrass Mills Mall.

USPTA Tennis Member Clinic at Williams Island

The United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) is the world’s oldest and largest association of tennis-teaching professionals founded in 1927. With more than 15,000 members worldwide, USPTA offers more than 60 professional benefits to its

members, including certification and extensive educational opportunities. Williams Island offers an exclusive, private way of life to those accustomed to the finest of things at one of South Florida’s most prestigious addresses. Residents engage in an

amenity-rich lifestyle that encompasses a world-class European-style spa and fitness center, Grand Slam-inspired tennis center and exquisite fine dining in The Café, and a magnificent marina worthy of those in its sister Rivieras. Williams Island is also home to 18 time winning Grand Slam Champion Tennis Legend Fred Stolle. Ranking seventh on the all-time list of champions, Mr. Stolle was a member of Australia's Davis Cup teams from 1964 until 1967, where he won 13 of the 14 matches while playing on four victorious teams. His tremendous talents earned him the ranking of number one in the world in 1966. He is the male record-holder for the most post-war finals appearances at Wimbledon. He is a member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame, Australian Tennis Hall of Fame and the Australian Sports Hall of Fame. For more information on this private, waterfront community, visit their website at www.williamsislandclub.com. For tennis membership information, call Williams Island Tennis Director Carlos Triana at 305.937.7850.


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Miami Jewish Film Festival Turns Sweet Sixteen What better way to celebrate a Jewish occasion than to dance the hora? The 16th CAJE Miami Jewish Film Festival opens at the Colony Theater on Saturday, January 26th, with the film Hava Naglia (The Movie) that unlocks the history and mystery of the magical song played when dancing the hora. The music and the dance have become synonymous. Prior to opening night, on Tuesday, Jan. 22nd, festival organizers invite the community to the MAR – JCC in North Miami Beach, to “Miami’s Largest Hora Happening.” As a community people will celebrate the festival’s “Sweet Sixteen” and dance to the classic tune that has become an integral part of Jewish culture. The Jewish Film Festival runs from Jan. 26 - Feb 4th, and Ellen Wedner, Festival Director, has created a movie lineup with something to appeal to every age, from a toe-tapping documentary to a feature about finding common ground in a culturally diverse and racially charged community. A richly diverse cultural representation – Ethiopian, Israeli, Russian, Dutch, Cuban, German, and Argentinean – define the films scheduled for the Frank Theaters at Intracoastal Mall. Some of the films included in this unique melting pot are: 400 Miles to Freedom, a powerful documentary by co-director Avishai Mekonen, who breaks his 20-year silence about the brutal kidnapping he endured as a child in Sudan during his community's exodus out of Africa, and in so doing explores issues ofimmigration and racial diversity in Judaism today. Off White Lies is a charming Israeli film about a father, his daughter and a con game. Libby, an introverted yet sharp-witted teenager, is sent to live with her father, Shaul, in Israel. Her arrival coincides with the outbreak of the second Lebanon war. Libby quickly discovers that her Dad, is an infantile eccentric, and that he is “in-between apartments”. Shaul’s has a creative plan to put a roof over their heads. They pose as refugees from the bombarded Northern region of Israel, and are taken in by a well-off family in Jerusalem. Finally, in a "normal" household, Shaul and Libby begin to build their fatherdaughter relationship, but their false identities can't last forever. Special guest, filmmaker Yassel Inglesias, attends the screening of his documentary The Chosen Island. In the film, he explores both the history of Sephardim in Cuba and their indelible part of the country’s social fabric. Through interviews with members of the Cuban Sephardic Jewish community, viewers experience the rediscovery and revival of Jewish life there, and listen in as the film raises questions about faith, resilience, strength, and survival. The filmmaker and Festival Director lead a discussion following the screening. Kaddish for a Friend tells the heartwarm-

Actors Elliot Gould and Lainie Kazan are the grandparents and Jamie-Lynn Siegler is the bride, in the romantic comedy, Divorce Invitation.

ing story of two very different people from opposite sides of a conflict. Surrounded by memories from his past, Alexander, a Russian Jew and World War II veteran, lives alone in the apartment above Ali, a 14-year-old who, with his family, recently moved to Germany from Lebanon. As Ali struggles to fit in, he falls in with a group of young Arab troublemakers. In an attempt to impress his new friends, Ali is caught in an act of racial hatred. What happens next is a surprise to everyone, but no one more than Alexander and Ali. The song is instantly recognizable. Hava Nagila (The Movie) opens the festival and has an encore performance on Monday, Feb.4th at the Frank Theaters. The film is a joyful romp through the history, mystery and meaning of a ubiquitous party song that has its roots in the shtetls of Eastern Europe, and has found a cultural re-boot with performances by Harry Belefonte, Connie Francis, Glen Campbell, Elvis and even The Muppets. The festival closes with the coming of age film, Letters for Jenny (Cartas Para Jenny). Opening with a bittersweet Bat Mitzvah celebration, Jenny enters her teenage years after losing her mother to a terminal illness. Her father gives her a series of letters left behind by her late mother to be opened at key moments in her life. When confronted by an unexpected crisis, she turns to the letters for direction. The story follows Jenny from Argentina to Israel, where she reconnects with her Jewish identity and rediscovers her ability to love. The festival runs from Saturday, January 26 through February 4. For complete movie listings and to purchase tickets log on to www.miamijewishfilmfestival.com or call 1888-585-FILM Tickets for the Miami Jewish Film Festival, except for opening and closing nights, are $12.50 General Admission; $10.50 Seniors /Students; $8.50 Film Society members. A $160 Fast Pass provides entry into all films. Film Society members receive discounts on tickets and fast passes and advance festival ordering. For Film Society Memberships, fast passes and tickets, order on line at www.miamijewishfilmfestival.com

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O&G celebrates national Peanut Butter Lovers Month with a twist The presidential race had already been decided, but there was still one more important vote to be counted. After 19 days of Facebook and Twitter balloting, creamy edged crunchy 155-151 in O’Connell & Goldberg (O&G) PR’s National Peanut Butter Lovers Month poll. To add a charitable twist, the PR firm delivered 306 jars (one for each vote) to The Pantry of Broward Inc. a registered non-profit 501c (3) serving seniors on low fixed incomes and grandparents raising their grandchildren in Broward County. Terrence Smalley, Toby Srebnik, Matt Levinson with Karen “The lure of anything related to Dennis, Misty Lombardi and Penny Loughan, CEO peanut butter always appeals to me,” said O&G President Barbara Goldberg. and Justin’s. “More importantly, this drive supports our “High in protein, peanut butter is an in-decompany’s mission at being genuinely good mand item at the Pantry, but due to its high at what we do, while using the power of price, not something we usually receive in communication for the force of good.” great quantity” explained Terrence Smalley, The peanut butter was provided by O&G director of marketing and online services at and other tenants of 450 North Park Road in The Pantry. “These 300+ jars were the perHollywood, including the office of Dr. Elias fect addition to our Thanksgiving boxes.” Mualin, iConsulting Inc., Hartman and HartSmalley hopes peanut butter collections man, P.A., Andrew Greene, CPA, PA and continue throughout the year, particularly others. Peanut butter donations were also during the summer. Organizations intermade by Aventura Mall, Best Roofing, BJ’s ested in spearheading a food or holiday toy Wholesale Club, Teddie Peanut Butter-The drive should contact Lydya Chapman at Leavitt Corporation, Peanut Butter & Co. 954-358-1481, ext. 108.


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Berlin Consulting Group debuts “Knowledge 4 Success” program Nancy and Louis Berlin, along with allied associates, recently debuted their “Knowledge 4 Success” system, which puts together their 35 years in personal, business and financial consulting with insurance and other financial products. “We’re focusing on the complete picture,” says Nancy Berlin, co-founder of Berlin Consulting Group, with her husband, Louis. “We found over the years, that we need to work with everything, and not just individual pieces. You define success, and we provide the knowledge you need to get there, either on your own, or with us. I bring my MA in Marriage and Family Therapy, and Louis brings his Princeton and Wharton credentials.” Through their Financial Fitness for Women programs, Louis and Nancy make sure women are adequately protected, financially, for the balance of their lives. Louis’s “Financial Fitness Handbook,” (which is available at Amazon for $24.95) is a great primer for people of all ages, and a must read for people starting out their careers, new parents and people preparing for retirement. “It is a shame that people run out of money before they die. It happens all too frequently,” says Louis. “But it does not have to be that way. It’s easy enough to plan ahead.”

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Aventura Hospital and Medical Center awarded “A” for Patient Safety Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, a 407-bed acute care facility, was honored with an “A” Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. The A score was awarded in the latest update to the Hospital Safety ScoreSM, the A, B, C, D or F scores assigned to U.S. hospitals based on preventable medical errors, injuries accidents and infections. The Hospital Safety Score was compiled under the guidance of the nation’s leading experts on patient safety and is designed to give the public information they can use to protect themselves and their families. “We are very proud of our designation as an ‘A’ facility,” said Dianne Goldenberg, CEO of Aventura Hospital and Medical Center. “Our team is constantly working and implementing new measures to better care for our patients, and this is a great indicator that we are on the right path. We

look forward to continuing our record of great care, while finding new ways to provide excellent healthcare services that meet the needs of our community.” “Hospitals that earn an A have demonstrated their commitment to their patients and their community,” said Leah Binder, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group. “I congratulate Aventura Hospital and Medical Center for its safety excellence, and look forward to the day when all hospitals will match this standard.” To see Aventura Hospital and Medical Center’s scores as they compare nationally and locally, visit the Hospital Safety Score website at www.hospitalsafetyscore.org, which also provides information on how the public can protect themselves and loved ones during a hospital stay. People can also check their local hospital’s score on the free mobile app, available at www.hospitalsafetyscore.org.

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Dining Guide Olive Garden Aventura Mall 17985 Biscayne Blvd Aventura, FL 33160 305.932.6310 At Olive Garden, diners are provided unlimited salad and bread sticks with each meal order. One meal that is very popular is their endless soup, salad and bread sticks. The price for this option varies from lunch, to dinner. Olive Garden provides diners with a great selection of appetizers including; Bruschetta, Shrimp Scampi Fritta, Caprese Flatbread, Artichoke-Spinach Dip and much more. For dinner, menu options are as follows; Pizza, Classic Meat Lasagna, Baked Ziti, Spaghetti w/ Marina, Meatballs or Sausage, Chicken Alfredo, Chicken Parmesan and Veal Scaloppini. Currently at, Olive Garden located near the Aventura Mall; they are offering a special of two Italian Dinners for $25, which includes three courses for two people. Sushi House 15911 Biscayne Boulevard North Miami Beach, FL 33160 305.947.6002 Sushi House specializes in Modern Sushi and Pan Asian Cuisine. Sushi House offers a wide selection of menu options including Hot or Cold Appetizers, Soup, Salads and Entrees. Some available options that fall under the previous listed category are as follows; Edamame with Sea Salt, Gyoza Japanese- Style Pork Dumplings served Steamed or Fried, Asparagus Beef Rolls, Dynamite Crab and or Scallops and Scallions spiced with mayonnaise, baked and served over rice. Other items available on the Sushi Houses’ menu include Spicy Tuna Tower, Tuna Tartar, Ceviche, Stuffed Tomatoes, Sushi Pizza and KaniSu Rolls. Sushi House also specializes in many seafood, rib, chicken, and pork dishes. Rendez-vous Bakery & Bistro 17851 Biscayne Blvd. Aventura, FL 33160 305-936-1440 Rave reviews for Rendez-vous with the best Croissants and Brownies to be found in the Miami area. The Bistro serves Breakfast with Coffee or Espresso, Omelets, Crepes, Croissant and many other great selections. Also featured on the Bistro’s menu are; Sandwiches, Quiche, Soup Du Jour, Onion Soup Gratinne and Escargot. Available for dinner, diners can select items such as Salmon, Veal, Ribeye Steak, Vegetable Plate, Cold Sandwiches and or Pates. The Rendez-vous Bakery & Bistro is a great place to visit for breakfast, lunch or dinner offering an ideal location and a large variety of menu items. Chicken Kitchen Bayshore Executive Plaza 10800 Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 820 North Miami Beach, FL 33161-7482 305.892.7878 Chicken Kitchen’s Mission is to provide fresh, healthy, nutritious and great tasting food at reasonable prices in a clean, friendly and convenient environment. At Chicken Kitchen, as one would assume, Chicken is served in a variety of ways including Wraps, Fried, Pita Pockets and Salads. All food is prepared on site with fresh produce and ingredients containing no preservatives, or chemicals. Chicken Kitchen is well known for its

signature sauces and dressings. Chicken Kitchen offers online ordering for pick up. Also available is catering for a comfortable sit down dining at the location of your choice. La Estancia Argentina 17870 Biscayne Blvd. Aventura, FL 33160 305.932.6477 La Estancia Argentina is a store that carries all of the items for an Argentina meal. Some of these items include; Asado (Barbeque), Meats, Chorizos (Sausage), Provoletas (Cheese), Chimichurris (Sauce) and Melba wines. A few of the many Argentina items found in La Estancia Argentina are Empanadas which is a stuffed pastry, yerba mate which is perhaps the first organic energy drink, provoleta a smokey flavored semi-hard provolone cheese, dulce de leche a rich creamy caramel like desert and many types of cookies and cakes. For a real delight to the eyes, nose and taste buds be sure to make a stop at La Estancia Argentina. China Bistro 3565 NE 207th Street (The Waterways) Aventura, FL 33180 305-936-0755 China Bistro is the dream of Joelle and Daniel Maman who are excellent cooks and wanted to open a restaurant where they could serve original kosher recipes. At China Bistro offered is takeout, catering and dining in. On the catering menu one will find selections such as Sushi, Party Platters, Appetizers, Salads, Chicken, Fish, Beef, Lo Mein’s and Rice’s and Vegetarian Meals. For dinner, diners can choose from Kung Pao Fish, Thai Dynamite Scallops, Lemon Pepper Salmon, Bistro Spice Chicken and Eggplant, Cantonese Duck, Orange Peel Beef or Beef and or Mushroom Duo. Yes Pasta! 14871 Biscayne Blvd. Miami Beach, FL 33181 305.944.1006 www.Yes-Pasta.com This Authentic Italian, casual dining, restaurant prides themselves on delicious cuisine for health conscious families and professional’s on-the-go. Three east steps to get you in and out without skipping on quality of your diet: Choose from seven different pastas (Plus whole wheat and gluten free pasta), fifteen sauces, and poultry, vegetable or seafood add-ons. Starbucks 19127 Biscayne Blvd. Aventura, FL 33180 305.466.2899 There are three Starbucks located in Aventura and over 30 in, and around, the Miami area. One should no trouble finding a location. Starbucks features three blends of coffee; blond roast which is subtle and mellow, medium roast which is smooth and balanced and dark roast which is bold and robust. Try them all and find out which is your favorite. Starbucks also offers Teas, Bakery good such as Muffins and Scones, Hot Breakfast items, Sandwiches, Panini, Wraps, Ice Cream, Yogurt and Fruit. Each of their coffees is also offered in bags of ground coffee perfect to take home.


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Dining Guide Boston Market 21175 Biscayne Blvd. Aventura, FL 33180 305.937.0800 Boston Market has numerous locations across the United States and service diners with warm, home-style meal options. Their menu changes according to the seasons and currently in the Fall diners can such from meal options such as; Rotisserie Chicken, Turkey Breast, Beef Brisket, Meatloaf and Pot Pies. One of the favorites of Boston Market is the wide selections of gourmet sides. Gourmet sides at Boston Market include Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Macaroni and Cheese, Corn, Loaded Mashed Potatoes, Garlic Dill Potatoes, Creamed Spinach, Steamed Vegetables, Green Beans, Sweet Potato Casserole, Stuffing, Cinnamon Apples, Squash Casserole, Rice Pilaf, Cornbread and Cranberry Walnut Relish. Chipotle Mexican Grill 18815 Biscayne Blvd. Aventura, FL 33180 786.955.2150 Steve Ells is the founder of Chipotle Mexican Grill. Steve opened his first restaurant in Denver, Colorado and is now opened in many states across the U.S. Although there is a limited menu, it is a great one. Diners can choose from Burritos, Burrito Bowls, Crispy Taco, Soft Taco, Salads and or Chips with Salsa or Guacamole. Each order is made to a diner’s specification and with the freshest ingredient available. Some of the choices of side dishes are Cilantro-Lime Rice, Pinto or Vegetarian Black, Beans. Diners can also choose to have their Burritos, or Tacos, with Beef, Chicken or Pork and wide variety of fresh topics including Cheese, Sour Cream, Lettuce and Tomato. Agadir Moroccan Cuisine 3599 NE 207th St Aventura, FL 33180 305.466.6844 Agadir is a Moroccan restaurant that carries a wide variety of food. Their appetizers include Crab Cakes, Israeli Plate -- Hummus, Tahini, Falafel; Moroccan Plate -- Cigars and Pastelles and M’Guina Grilled Sweet Breads. Diners can choose from several Salada and Soups such as; Ceasar Salad, Soup Duet, Spinach, Fruit and Nut Salad and Split Pea Soup. Each of the salads are served with a homemade dressing. The Moroccan entrees available are Agadir Lamb Tajine, Chicken Roulade, Agardia Chicken Tajine and Sea Bass. Diners can also order from the grill which includes entrees such as; Lamb Chops, Burger Sliders, Steak and Chicken Breast. Pasha's Aventura Mall Food Court 19501 Biscayne Blvd, 1433 Aventura, FL 33180 305.917.4007 In the Miami Area, one will find seven Pasha’s locations including one at the Aventura Mall Food Court. All of the food at Pasha’s is healthy Mediterranean cuisine, all natural, no preservatives, no additives, no transfats and no MSG. Pasha’s offers catering and some locations have breakfast and lunch others offer only lunch and dinner. Due to this factor, be sure to check each location before making dining arrangements. Pasha’s menu includes Breads, Pastries, French

Toast, Breakfast Nut Bread and Simit for breakfast. For lunch, and dinner, diners can choose Salad, Pita and Flatbread Pizzas, Salmon Shish Kebab, Mediterranean Mini Burgers, Wraps and Veggie Plates. For dessert, available are smoothies, rice pudding or mango delight. Cold Stone Creamery 18225 Biscayne Blvd. Aventura, FL 33180 305.466.6626 In 1988, Donald and Susan Sutherland founded Cold Stone Creamery in Temple, Arizona and by 2003 they opened their 500th store. Last year, they had stores in over 20 countries and almost every state in the U.S. It has been said that Cold Stone Creamery is the “ultimate ice cream experience” that anyone can possibly have. Beside selling great ice cream, Cold Stone Creamery makes amazing cakes for birthday’s and also offers petite cakes, cupcakes and ice cream novelties. Cold Stone Creamery is an experience not to be missed! Chili's 19905 Biscayne Blvd. Aventura, FL 33180-2024 305.682.9898 Chili’s offers a $20 dinner for 2 which includes a shared appetizer and two entrees. Chili’s has a great menu to choose from with Appetizers, Soups, Sandwiches, Big Mouth Burgers, Fajitas, Quesadillas, Margarita Grilled Chicken, Shrimp Tacos, Baby Back Ribs, and Steaks. Chili’s has a bar that features Margaritas such as the President, Classic, Skinny Patron and Grand Patron, just to mention a few. One can also order an ice cold beer or your favorite wine with your dinner. Chili’s provides diner with the option to order online and pick up Curb-Side-To-Go. D'Lites Emporium Park Sheridan Plaza 3341 Sheridan Street Hollywood, FL 954.961.7007 D’Lites Emporium specializes in dietary products not just for weight loss but for whatever one’s needs may be. Perhaps, allergies, diabetes, reduced carbohydrates, gluten free, low fat, salt free, vegetarian, sugar free, religious reasons or a number of other dietary concern. D’lites ice cream is made from the best ingredients and is low in sodium, sugar, fat and carbohydrates, but still has the taste and texture of other ice cream products. This year D’lites Emporium celebrates 30 years of serving their customers and indeed must be doing something right! Ivy Aventura 19004 Northeast 29th Avenue Aventura, FL 33180 305.932.141 Ivy Aventura is a South Beach styled restaurant, and lounge, in Aventura Florida. The restaurant features a full service bar including specialty drinks, wines, champagnes and beer. At night, the Ivy Aventura turns into a nightclub. Some of the menu options are as follows; Prawn Risotto, Porcini Pappardelle, Black Angus Burgers, Roasted Diver Scallops and Garlic Sautéed Rapini. Ivy Aventura offers valet parking, live entertainment, happy hour, smoking section and banquet facilities.

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Aventura Hospital and Medical Center awarded “A” for Patient Safety Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, a 407-bed acute care facility, was honored with an “A” Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. The A score was awarded in the latest update to the Hospital Safety ScoreSM, the A, B, C, D or F scores assigned to U.S. hospitals based on preventable medical errors, injuries accidents and infections. The Hospital Safety Score was compiled under the guidance of the nation’s leading experts on patient safety and is designed to give the public information they can use to protect themselves and their families. “We are very proud of our designation as an ‘A’ facility,” said Dianne Goldenberg, CEO of Aventura Hospital and Medical Center. “Our team is constantly working and implementing new measures to better care for our patients, and this is a great indicator that we are on the right path. We

look forward to continuing our record of great care, while finding new ways to provide excellent healthcare services that meet the needs of our community.” “Hospitals that earn an A have demonstrated their commitment to their patients and their community,” said Leah Binder, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group. “I congratulate Aventura Hospital and Medical Center for its safety excellence, and look forward to the day when all hospitals will match this standard.” To see Aventura Hospital and Medical Center’s scores as they compare nationally and locally, visit the Hospital Safety Score website at www.hospitalsafetyscore.org, which also provides information on how the public can protect themselves and loved ones during a hospital stay. People can also check their local hospital’s score on the free mobile app, available at www.hospitalsafetyscore.org.

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Dr. Frederick Knoll helps you ‘Look as Young as You Feel’ BY BARI AUERBACH

Innovation is meeting rejuvenation at the office of Dr. Frederick Knoll, where patients are discovering a virtual “fountain of youth” thanks to an anti-aging combination of advanced cosmetic dentistry, Botox and dermal fillers creating the greatest alternative to a face-lift. Today, plastic surgery centers and med spas are opening everywhere – even at malls. But only an experienced professional like Dr. Knoll can personally answer all of your questions and ensure you’ll be thrilled with the most natural looking results. Recently promoted to Full Professor by the University of Florida School of Dentistry, Dr. Knoll is Director of Fixed Prosthodontics for the post graduate program at the Hialeah campus; and is certified by the American Academy of Facial Esthetics for Botox and dermal fillers. Since one of Dr. Knoll’s specialties is Prosthodontics, he is highly skilled in the restoration of natural teeth and replacement of missing teeth, as well as treatment of facial deformities. Dr. Knoll explains cosmetic dental procedures can actually assist in reshaping facial structure, resulting in a more youthful appearance that can be further enhanced by Botox and fillers restoring volume and diminishing the appearance of lines and wrinkles. New Beauty magazine, considered the beauty authority, recently featured several treatments routinely performed by Dr. Knoll to give patients dramatically younger looking smiles including whitening, filling gaps, straightening crooked teeth and increasing facial volume by building out back teeth to support cheekbones. Non-surgical, more affordable facelifts are also now possible thanks to Botox and dermal fillers expertly utilized by Dr. Knoll, who is extremely familiar with the function of facial expression muscle dy-

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Land Rover hosts launch event for Aventura Mall welcomes Emilio Pucci the all-new 2013 Range Rover

Larry Zinn, Marilyn Zinn, Dave Zinn, Zack Zinn, Brad Miller, Vicki Miller, and Warren Henry Zinn, President and CEO of Warren Henry Auto Group

Land Rover North Dade and Land Rover South Dade, divisions of Warren Henry Auto Group, hosted the launch of the 2013 Range Rover at 1111 Lincoln Road this past November. Guests enjoyed Grey Goose cocktails, hors d'œuvres and an exclusive preview of the all-new Range Rover, which went on sale this December. With a starting price of $83,500, the all-new Range Rover preserves the essential, unique character of the iconic vehicle – that special blend of luxury, performance and unmatched all-terrain capability. The world's first SUV with a lightweight all-aluminum body, the new Range Rover takes the capabilities of the marque's flagship to a new level. The new Range Rover has a clean and elegant shape; the interior has a modern and pure character with over 118mm more legroom. With its highly acclaimed lineup of torque-rich engines, the new Range Rover delivers swift and effortless performance. Customers have a choice of two petrol (5.0litre 375 PS LR-V8 and 510PS LR-V8 Supercharged) engines, both of which are now

paired with a smooth and responsive eightspeed automatic transmission. Other new and improved features include: premium convenience features, exclusive Meridian surround sound music systems, state-of-the-art high-resolution displays, a seamless connectivity package, allnew best-in-class climate control systems, upgraded seating, the latest LED illumination, two-channel Dynamic Response active lean control, Electric Power Assisted Steering, Adaptive Cruise Control, Intelligent Emergency Braking, Blind Spot Monitoring, Reverse Traffic Detection, Adjustable Speed Limiter Device, and Surround Camera System. Reservations for the 2013 Range Rover are being taken now at Land Rover North Dade located at 19275 NW 2nd Ave. (Hwy. 441) and Land Rover South Dade located at 16750 S. Dixie Hwy. in Miami. For more information, call 866-379-9844 (North Dade) / 866-413-7426 (South Dade) or visit www.landrovernorthdade.com/ www.landroversouthdade.com.

Emilio Pucci evokes a legacy that blends glamour, nobility and luxury. The fashion design house, which is the newest addition to Aventura Mall’s array of luxury boutiques, recently introduced Resort 2013 by Creative Director Peter Dundas. The collection is inspired by safari excursions and represents the Pucci girl and her classic sportswear approach to dressing. Dundas’ looks are sharp edged and urban cool, yet grounded in the earthy and elemental with colors of military khaki, black and navy laced with sunflower yellow, lotus, begonia and hydrangea green.

Emilio Pucci at Aventura Mall features the brand’s full collection, with an assortment of runway looks, resort wear and beach attire and accessories such as handbags, small leather goods, shoes, sunglasses and scarves. Emilio Pucci is located on the lower level near the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf court. Aventura Mall is located at 19501 Biscayne Boulevard, the mall is open Monday through Saturday, 10a.m. to 9:30p.m., and Sunday, noon to 8p.m. For more information call (305)935-1110 or visit www.aventuramall.com. Aventura Mall is owned and managed by Turnberry Associates.

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