Archive for January, 2014

Jonathan Tisch: East Side Eloise

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Story by Rory Winston | Photography by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images What’s in a name? Be it Montague or Capulet, it’s unlikely that either side would question the sweet smell of a successful Tisch. Whether one is an art student in NYU, a duck waddling through Central Park’s Children’s zoo, a man with a business […]


Beauty & Travel Essentials

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Do You Speak Your Valentine’s Love Language?

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By Rhonda Huff, M.Ed, BS Fitness/Wellness, IIN, AADP Holistic Health Coach Everyone can agree that communication in a relationship is essential to its survival. But what if you are speaking two completely different languages? You may speak fluent “love” in your own language and yet it can be completely foreign to your partner.


Beautiful Buenos Aires

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By Christopher A. Pape If you’re going to take a Cruceros Australis trip to Cape Horn, you’ll either begin or end the cruise in Argentina. While there, don’t miss your chance to see South America’s largest and most cosmopolitan city—Buenos Aires, Argentina’s capital city, a place that reflects a rich and widely diverse European heritage. […]


Events That Matter

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By W.A. Muller Geraldo Rivera Celebrates the Publication of New Novel Out For Blood: Private Diary of a Gossip Vampire by Mike Walker Geraldo Rivera hosted a book party to celebrate the launch of National Enquirer gossip columnist and #1 New York Times bestselling author Mike Walker’s latest novel, Out For Blood: Private Diary of […]


Madison Equities: A Leader in Manhattan Real Estate Development

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By W.A. Muller Madison Equities is a real estate development company respected for its creativity and commitment to innovation through design and forward thinking. Founded by Kenneth and Lucille Gladstone in the mid-1960s, the company is known for its development of high end residential, office, hotel, and mixed-use properties in Manhattan. In its second generation […]


Birds of a Frotta

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By Rory Winston Shortly after Flatiron’s Ciano closed, the genius of a restaurateur, Stratis Morfogen, insouciantly announced, “Well, I’m going back to Italian-American” – this after realizing that his renowned purist of a chef, Shea Gallante, was taking himself out of the picture. The comment, unlike the resulting cuisine, could have been taken with a […]


Davio’s: La Vita Bella

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By W.A. Muller Located adjacent to Grand Central Station, it is the newest addition to the Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse restaurant group by Chef/Restaurateur Steve DiFillippo. Under the leadership of Executive Chef Chad Brown (Del Posto) and General Manager Doss Posey, Davio’s Manhattan serves an array of carefully sourced and seasonally inspired Italian cuisine featuring homemade […]


The Goring Hotel: London’s Quintessential English Luxury Hotel

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By Janis Turk Sitting practically in Buckingham Palace’s backyard, The Goring Hotel has been in the same family for more than a century and has welcomed royal guests ever since it first opened its doors. The coronations of George VI and the present queen brought guests of foreign royalty to The Goring, and when Kate […]


Man As Art

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Retro-Metro, Let’s Go & Let Go

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Hotel Chanler Luxury on the Cliffs of Newport

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By Hillary Latos The Vanderbilts and Astors called it home. Doris Duke was the grand dame about town. It was the elitist summer playground for the scions and industrialists from the Gilded Age. Sitting at the edge of these elegant and massive mansions along the Cliff Walk is the luxurious boutique Hotel Chanler. Sporting the […]


A New Approach to Holistic Patient Care

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By W.A. Muller Holistic is characterized by comprehension of the parts of something as intimately interconnected and explicable only by reference to the whole. This is the foundation for Dr. Neil Sadick’s innovative approach for his patient care as one of the leading aesthetic dermatologists in NYC. He calls it “3-D rejuvenation” and in the […]


Star Chefs in Cancun

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By W.A. Muller The Wine & Food Festival Cancun has announce its third edition to be celebrated from Thursday, March 13 through Sunday, March 16, 2014, where visitors worldwide will enjoy a great selection of gastronomy and wine offerings from the Americas’ continent, in the spectacular natural paradise of Cancun.


Where Taste Meets Nature

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By Alison Cederbaum Walk into any palace of fine living. A beloved restaurant, bejeweled hotel lobby, friend’s penthouse. If the flowers inspire awe, chances are good that you›re gazing at one of Alix Astir›s creations. New York›s duchess of floral design, the CEO of Trellis Fine Florals is building an empire out of exquisite taste: one arrangement at a time. She […]


Hip, Trendy Israel

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By Maxine Albert Jerusalem Chic For thousands of years the holy sites of Jerusalem have drawn millions of pilgrims and visitors from around the globe. Now, a wave of stylish restaurants, wine bars, on-trend boutiques, art galleries and lively nightlife is attracting the fashionable and fabulous to this wondrous and exotic city, adding chic new […]


Mexico’s Medina

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By Rory Winston Medina has founded yet another Mecca – admittedly, an irrelevant pun given that Julian Medina is a Mexican chef while the new Mecca being referred to is a third restaurant in a growing New York based franchise known as Toloache. Still, there is something religious about Medina’s following – especially if one […]


Resident Alien

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By George Wayne The only succor getting GW through this most harsh and daunting of early New York City winters I have ever experienced in my more than 24 years here as the Resident Alien — my only succor has been fine food. And so this month I have decided to devote all my thoughts […]


The H.O.P.E. Foundation: Kathy & Lou DiCocco

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By Isaiah Negron Frank DiCocco was a highly respected 29-year-old high school football coach who turned down a position at Yale to work with inner city teenagers that needed encouragement and guidance both on and off the field. In 2010, he wrote “Playbook for Manhood,” an instructional guide to help young men develop the positive […]


Luxury Italian Prosecco Vintner David Noto

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By Isaiah Negron Flowing from the foothills of the Italian Dolomites comes Italy’s newest and most elegant Prosecco, Altaneve. Originating in the town of Valdobbiadene in Treviso, Italy, an area known for producing the highest quality of sparkling wine for centuries, Altaneve is composed of 100% glera grapes that are hand-picked and hand-selected on the […]


iPark’s Bill Lerner: Saving Lives with Shoes

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By Isaiah Negron Parking entrepreneur Bill Lerner is breaking new ground with his parking business iPark and his recently founded charitable initiative, Billy4Kids. The booming parking business, which is launching a new app this spring was founded in 1962 by Bill’s father Jack with a single 25-car lot. Bill took over the business in 1978 […]


Palette to Palate

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By Rory Winston Think Chelsea;’ it’s more than likely you’ve already started imagining yourself strolling down a gallery-riddled boulevard with colorful personalities splashed on for good measure. If, however, you’re trying to grasp the history that went into making this area what it is today then there are certainly more revealing and impressionistic journeys to […]


From Michelin to Michelin

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By Rory Winston Roadside clam shacks crossed with culinary aspiration? You’ve seen the likes of the former in films celebrating the 50’s by the coast: Gas stations with Coca Cola signs dangling precariously in the wind, Ice cubes advertised in handwritten cutouts off some seaside interstate, a badly drawn lobster with the words Open till […]


Urge to Submerge

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By Sarah Sekula If you’re serious about getting away from it all, a vacation spent under water should do the trick. More specifically, try diving in Curacao among yellowfish, sea turtles and sting rays. Anyone can do it (as long as you’re cool with a little bit of studying, training and braving the open waters […]


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