AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2014 Featured Articles

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SOMIMag August/September 2014

by SOMI Magazine Publisher | 8.2.2014
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PERSPECTIVE – WHAT A SUMMER IT’S BEEN!

In this issue we’ve zeroing in on some of the fun and excitement of the summer. The inside cover spread captures three events that reflect our family-oriented community. The Team FootWorks 5K RUN/WALK on the first Sunday in June kicks off the SOMI summer as hundreds upon hundreds descend on our streets to enjoy sport, […]

by John Edward Smith | 8.2.2014
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GETTING ZEN IN SOMI WITH YOGA

About eight years ago, Thomas Taulbee began a journey to make changes in his life and recapture the person he used to know and wanted to become once again. Two years later, yoga became a part of that journey to self-discovery. Initially running was his outlet and helped him conquer half marathons and triathlons while […]

by Michelle Marie Arean | 8.2.2014
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SOMI SUMMER FUN

The summer in SOMI always kicks-off with the annual Team FootWorks Twilight 5K race through the streets. Sponsored by South Miami Hospital, there were 1224 registered for the event, and many, many others gathered for a great evening of food, fun and music. Runners and athletes in all sizes and shapes from Palm Beach to […]

by somimag | 8.2.2014
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AARON COHEN LIFE PROTECTION ACT

Under rainy skies over Key Biscayne, on Wednesday, July 16, Governor Rick Scott came to the Rickenbacker Causeway for a ceremonial signing of new legislation imposing harsher penalties on hit-and-run drivers. The ceremony came two years after a cyclist, Aaron Cohen, was killed by a hit-run driver, prompting a successful intense grass roots effort to […]

by John Edward Smith | 8.2.2014
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FIFA IN SOMI

The 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ will be remembered for the defining moments. Germany ultimately claiming the trophy that had eluded them since 1990, hosts Brazil crashing out to the eventual champions in unprecedented fashion, and Spain’s golden era coming to a humbling conclusion. The world community was transfixed from Thursday, June 12 to Sunday, […]

by SOMI Magazine Publisher | 8.2.2014
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LEGALIZING MEDICAL MARIJUANA

In collaboration with the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce and Homestead/Florida City Chamber of Commerce, the CHAMBER SOUTH Governmental Affairs Committee, presented a discussion on the pending November 2 ballot initiative for the legalization of medical marijuana at the CHAMBER SOUTH Monthly General Membership Breakfast held in June. A legislative update was given by District […]

by somimag | 8.2.2014
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EXCLUSIVE SAVINGS

On June 11, Consign of the Times opened their new location in SOMI on Red Road across from The Shops at Sunset Place.  Founded by Carin Kirby in 2002, Consign of the Times is a premier purveyor of authentic designer handbags, luxury pre-owned, premium shoes, and high-end accessories for women. Carin Kirby opened her first […]

by somimag | 8.2.2014
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FRESHMEN SMOKE-IN

On June 7th a new generation of tabacaleros was christened with the brand opening of Young Tabacaleros hosted at SOMI’s Cigar Cellar and Lounge. Julio Iglesias and Ignacio Pigna, childhood friends and now college freshmen launched their brand with a crowd of young twenty-year olds. Over the years Julio spent time on the tobacco farms […]

by somimag | 8.2.2014
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OUR HISTORIC ARCHITECTURE: SYLVA MARTIN BUILDING

“The realization by a community that its older buildings are historic and a meaningful part of its existence is a reflection of a community’s change in how it perceives itself. With the recognition that older buildings may be worthy of preservation, a community is tacitly admitting that it has a history significant to its future.” […]

by Donna Shelley | 8.2.2014
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WHAT’S NEW

MINE IS BETTER THAN YOURS From tiny shack on South Beach, to a second location in Brickell, the My Ceviche brand is now in SOMI.  Described as a modern interpretation of the typical cevichería found throughout Latin America, the My Ceviche concept as a fast-casual restaurant is taking hold. Founded in 2012 by co-owners Roger Duarte […]

by somimag | 8.2.2014
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THE MEZICAN GOURMET

CHEF’S TABLE – CEVICHE VERDE

CHEF/Owner Ze Carlos Jiménez RESTAURANTTHE MEXZICAN GOURMET FACTS  A native of Cuautla Morelos, Mexico, Chef Ze Carlos Jimenez has over twenty years in the kitchen and hosts a regular cooking show on Utilismia Fox, Hogar Express.  He opened his restaurant in late 2011 in the historic  Dorn Brothers (Harvey Amster  Properties) building.  SOMI kitchens Recipes from […]

by somimag | 8.2.2014
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SOMI CELLAR – CORK BOARD MEMORIES

While brainstorming the topic for this article, I found myself staring at the humongous corkboard hanging on my living-room wall. Many corks were reminders of personal memories, while others had no significance, and oddly enough those had the most meaning. I’ll explain. After years of working in the wine industry, I had collected quite a […]

by Daniele Rosenfeld | 8.2.2014
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HOT TRENDS FOR MEN

The world we live in is a mysterious and ever-changing place, from the phases of the moon and the rise and fall of the tides, to the rising and setting of the sun each and every day.  We are blessed to live in an evolutionary cycle where every day leaves us amazed by how rapidly […]

by Giancarlo | 8.2.2014
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KEEPING YOUR EXERCISE ROUTINE

FITNESS TIPS WHILE TRAVELING Traveling can often be a major impediment to staying in shape and maintaining health and fitness. That’s typically because we’re removed from our usual routines, usual amenities and separated from our gyms, personal trainers and spin classes.  For many, it can be easier to just resume their workout program when their […]

by Gabriel Lamas | 8.2.2014
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ARTS IN SOMI – WIRTZ GALLERY/MARSHA SILVERMAN

AT THE WIRTZ GALLERY Located in the First National Bank of South Miami’s lobby, each month the gallery presents local & international artists.  Gallery hours are Monday to Thursday 9a-4p, and Friday, 9a-6p.  Artist receptions are generally held on the second Friday of the month, from 6-9p and are open to the public. During the […]

by somimag | 8.2.2014
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