Archive for 2013

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Alexa Ray Joel, Notice Her

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By Christopher A. Pape  |  Photography by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images Styling by Caitlin Monahan Location: Bolton & Watt Hair by Angelo David Pisacreta for Angelo David Salon Makeup by Laura Mitchell for Angelo David Salon | DIOR Beauty Jewelery by Margo Manhattan, Virgins, Saints & Angels, Brooklyn Heavy Metal & SCHO Jewelry _____________________________________________________________________ The […]


Flashback

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With Patrick McMullan For a closer view at the full spread, view it in our online flip book at page 26: http://view.vcab.com/?vcabid=cgaSncecSclhccal


Queen Mary 2 – Holidays on the High Seas

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By Joe Alexander After decades of spending Thanksgiving in America, I decided it was time to create a memorable moment for my family and have our turkey on the high seas. The Empire State Building was lit red to commemorate the occasion when three majestic ocean liners, Cunard Line’s Queen Elizabeth, Queen Victoria and Queen […]


Like Your Beautiful Sister

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By Christopher A. Pape As many of you know, I go out to restaurants quite frequently. On these excursions, I meet people from all walks of life. Inevitably, once they find out I write about restaurants, they ask for recommendations. This isn’t so much of a problem for French, Japanese and even Indian cuisines.  But […]


The Russians Have It

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Up and coming model, Pavel Zaretsky, wears the latest designs by Olga Plenkina. Both are natives of Russia and are making a splash on the international scene. With grace and polish Ogla presents works that are sensual and sleek for the modern man and woman. Ogla’s collections can be found at: ogla-plenkina.com Photographer: Dmitry Basharov […]


Deck the Halls: Lenox, Where Entertaining is @

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By Isaiah Negron Christmas is a time for family, friends, fun and food. While the idea of planning a holiday party may seem daunting at first, a festive Christmas table can actually be assembled with great ease.  Lenox, America’s foremost tabletop and giftware brand, along with their entertaining expert Andrea Correale, have teamed up to […]


Creating Christmas Cheer

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By John Friia New York at Christmas is a special time of year. Crowds gather around the big tree in Rockefeller Center, gaze at the iconic window displays and discover new Christmas shops that put anyone into a cheerful mood. Yet it could also be a stressful time of the year when it is time […]


The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

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By Dr. Jo Webber For most people the upcoming holidays are something to look forward to. Businesses shutdown and the frantic pace of the modern day work environment is put on a two-week pause. During this time families get together and enjoy some downtime together, kids are freed from the rigors of school, and if […]


Resident Alien

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By George Wayne So I packed the Porsche Design Luggage one recent long weekend and took a “Staycation” to one of this city›s greatest neighborhoods – Battery Park City.  There GW took up a four day residence at the simply chic and exquisite Conrad Hotel all the way down at 102 North End. It was […]


Events Around Town

The New York Women's Foundation A Starlit Evening honoring Carolina Herrera

By W.A. Muller | Photos by Rob Rich and Patrick McMullan


5 Ways to Give Your Kid an Attitude of Gratitude from Empowerment

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By Expert Jen Groover With the holiday season quickly approaching, children are inundated with advertising and talk of toys and gifts, creating a seemingly endless stream of “I want’s.” It’s easy for children to forget about all the things, both material and immaterial, that they already have in their lives. According to Empowerment Expert Jen […]


Restaurant Roundup

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By Hillary Latos With New York abuzz with holiday merriment and cheer, we scoured the city and beyond to find the quaint neighborhood spots as well as glitzy New York hotspots to enjoy the season. Whether you are looking for comfort food with a twist, Italian, haute French, or steak and seafood, there is something […]


Awash, So Make Sure to Wash

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- A RESTAURANT REVIEW by LINDSEY WINTER and her dining companion of the week, Mimi  Dear fellow residents, Let us take you on a little tour of Africa – no, we won’t really be going all the way there. But, at least, we’ll take you as close as we recently got to that continent by […]


Latitude Bar & Grill – The Coordinates For An Authentic New York Bar Experience

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By Christopher A. Pape Latitude Bar & Grill is a fitting name for Midtown West’s new locale for the after-work crowd and weekend carousers. Drawn by its 36 foot long bar surrounded by a lively crowd, friendly staff, and alluring happy hour menu, this three level dining and entertainment space has become the ideal coordinates […]


4 Food Delights

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By John Friia Fast food that is good for you may sound like an oxymoron, but New Yorkers can indulge their taste buds in a new type of comfort food. When it comes to the double burger with cheese fries, I struggle to make the right choice, but stepping into 4food and looking at the […]


RedFarm Pleases the Palate

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By Christopher A. Pape There are few times that I can truly remember every dish that I’ve eaten at a particular restaurant. And there are even fewer times that each dish is remembered with such pleasure than at RedFarm – the ultra hip and deliciously sinful Chinese fusion restaurant in the West Village.


Patiala, A Taste of India

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By John Friia One of the many goals while living in Manhattan is finding delicious food at an affordable price that delivers to your apartment. With numerous types of cuisines, the possibilities of where to eat are endless, but if your taste buds are craving Indian cuisine check out Patiala in Hell’s Kitchen.


Italian as Art

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By Christopher A. Pape I am of the firm conviction that there is nothing better than Italian in New York City. From homestyle to “alto Italiano” (high-class Italian) there is much to choose from in our fair metropolis.  And now with the opening of East 12th Osteria there is an option that is as delicious […]


Oh Snow Cozy

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By Kate Bidinger It snuck up on us again this year, and somehow we were all surprised. Winter…the holidays. It’s time to embrace it, but you don’t have to turn your space into a winter wonderland. A few new accessories will ease us into the seasonal change. Shop online or in these local stores for […]


Margo Manhattan: A Woman As Beautiful As Her Jewelry

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By Alison Cederbaum There are few things in this world that symbolize a love than a piece a jewelery. And there are few places in New York City that can match the quality and look of Margo Manhattan a boutique shop on Madison Avenue whose sole purpose is to create exquisite pieces for men and […]


Madison Ave

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By David Allen View the complete spread on our online flipbook on page 78: http://view.vcab.com/?vcabid=cgaSncecSclhccal


Utah: Something for Everyone

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By Bob & Sandy Nesoff Mention Utah to anyone and thoughts immediately go to the great Mormon religion and Robert Redford’s Sundance Film Festival. But there is more…oh so much more.


Greenbrier Resort & Valley: Perfect for the Holidays

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By Christopher Pape & John Friia It isn’t often that old world charm mixes so seamlessly with modern day convenience. But at The Greenbrier Hotel, located deep in the mountains of West Virginia, guests have come to expect timeless experiences filled with mirth and joy. Regarded as one of the preeminent luxury resorts of the […]


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