The Edit, Episode 11

MoFA supporters and Dave Barry fans with the Author, Dave Barry and Yolanda Berkowitz MoFA supporters and Dave Barry fans with author Dave Barry and Yolanda Berkowitz
Sylvana Durrett, Karolína Kurková, & Luisana Mendoza Sylvana Durrett, Karolína Kurková, & Luisana Mendoza

Lessons from Lucy

Dave Barry wrote Lessons From Lucy -- a book about all he’s learned from his 11 year old rescue pup – and held his first signing with Friends of Miami Animals and Books & Books. The crowd came to Coral Gables Congregational Church to meet the literary legend famous for making us laugh out loud. Representing FoMA was animal activist Yolanda Berkowitz, who organized the animal adoption portion of the night, caravanning in an array of her furry canine friends in need of new families.

Maisonette Moves In

Model Karolina Kurkova hosted an intimate VIP dinner at Swan restaurant in the Miami Design District to celebrate the Miami activation of Maisonette, a children’s luxury marketplace. Kurkova, who is the co-founder of children’s wellness brand Gryph & IvyRose, held the event with Maisonette founders Sylvana Ward Durrett and Luisana Mendoza Roccia and filled the place with fashionable guests including Rachel Finger, Flavia Kelson, Cecilia de Sola, Jane Bloomingdale, Nancy McCormick, Natalie Gee, and Lindsey Shook. The next day, Maisonette showcased a few of its favorites during a fashion show at The Webster.

Creative Crudo

Crudos Fusion Art in Wynwood has a new menu that’s pleasing to your palate and your pocketbook. Now, from Monday to Friday beginning at lunchtime and lasting to 7 p.m., you can order colorful and imaginative sushi combinations from $5 and cocktails for $4. Crudos Fusion Art’s, 250 NW 24th St, Miami, FL 33127

Brett Graff is's editor-in-chief. A journalist covering money, people and power, Graff contributes to magazines including Maxim, Glamour and Harper's Bazaar. Once a correspondent for Reuters, her nationally syndicated column ran first in the Miami Herald and then in newspapers across the country including the Chicago Tribune, The Kansas City Star and The State. A former U.S. government economist, Graff's book "Not Buying It: Stop Overspending and Start Raising Happier, Healthier, More Successful Kids" was featured in outlets such as USA Today, US News & World Report, The Today Show,, and Graff, a regular on Washington DC's most popular morning show, GOOD MORNING WASHINGTON, is a frequent guest major network television affiliates across the country including CBS, NBC, CW, and ABC.

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