Archive for March, 2014

ORGANIZE TO ENSURE VACATION RELAXATION – Fashionable travel essentials from MIAMICA

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By W. A. Muller Vacations are extremely effective in decreasing stress that can take heavy tolls on busy New Yorkers’ physical and mental health. However, with new airport security measures, having to deal with the stress of organizing chargers, makeup and cosmetic products and for some, the stress of traveling with an infant or small child, traveling can be […]


Fashion Capitals of the World

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Signed, Sealed, Disaster Delivers

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By Rory Winston By the time I went to see Disaster – a (patiche) lampoon that weaves the worst of 70’s music with the worst of 70’s disaster films – hosannas from the best of publications were already emblazoned on the walls of the theatre like those blockbuster quotes that once advertised, well, disaster films […]


A Culinary Bio-Pic

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By Rory Winston They’re different,” said a film-reviewer colleague, “in Japanese movies about food, the main star is the food. Check Tampopo or Doing Time or Chef of the South Polar or even Flavor of Happiness, the recipe is the same: the cooking process tells all.” My friend was right. The love interest, the nemesis… […]


NYFW: Fall 2014 in All Of It’s Glory

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Events that Matter

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By W.A. Muller, Photos by Liam McMullan A Secret Valentine’s Shopping Event Margo Manhattan welcomed guests to her store for a Secret Valentine’s Shopping Event sponsored by Altaneve, a popular Prosecco wine brand. Those in attendance enjoyed champagne, chocolates and the opportunity to preview her jewelry collections on Monday, February 10, 2014.


An Expert in the Outer Banks

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By Spencer Bistricer The Outer Banks of North Carolina has all the qualities dreams are made of: skies that reflect a most brilliant blue; sea oats that sway in warm salty breezes; waves that create a rhythmic backdrop to each day. For many, this is a dream vision. For a few, this is a way […]


Shades of Radiant Orchid

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Spring Beauty & Travel Essentials

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High Design on Beautiful Bond Street

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By Linette Semino NoHo’s Bond Street, stretching from Broadway to The Bowery, might be Lower Manhattan’s most fascinating street. It’s quiet, paved with cobblestones, and home to breathtaking architecture. Less than a decade ago, Bond Street was an insignificant side street. How things have changed. Today, Bond Street is best known for its modern and […]


Madison Equities: Distinctly Developing Manhattan’s Skyline

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By Peter Elston For nearly 40 years, Madison Equities has been a leader in the real estate development industry in New York City. Known as a creative and innovative builder, over the years Madison Equities has created buildings with unique characteristics in both format and design. Many of the company’s buildings are highly celebrated for […]


Big Apple Buzz

"Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" Costume Institute Gala At The Metropolitan Museum Of Art - Arrivals

By Flo Anthony Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad may have ended their run on Broadway in Romeo and Juliet, but the Shakespeare classic got new life in cinema. The on-stage lovers joined Screenvision for the premiere. National Cinema advertising leader and alternative content provider, Screenvision along with newly formed company Broadway HD (founded by Tony-award […]


New Era of Fat Removal

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By Cheryl Karcher As a dermatologist, who is also trained in health & nutrition, I really wanted to help people lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle. Therefore, I decided to complete a Fellowship at the Rockefeller University in nutrition and metabolism. Truthfully, any diet you choose to follow, whether it is the South Beach […]


A Night with Janis Joplin

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By John & Jane Meyer A charter member in a dubious club, Janis Joplin is one among a group of rock legends who all died at the age of 27. This list also includes Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain, and most recently Amy Winehouse. Janis was a rising star who never lived to see […]


Bravo Star Chanel Omari: More Than Just a Princess

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By Isaiah Negron In New York City, a girl has to prove she’s more than just a pretty face to make it. Designer and reality star Chanel Omari is stepping out into new spotlights to make her mark in the world. She is most famous for her recent role on Bravo’s “Princesses: Long Island”, narrating […]


Harboring Hearts: Michelle Javian

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By Isaiah Negron Harboring Hearts is a nonprofit organization providing support and resources for heart patients and their families that travel to New York City for lifesaving medical treatment. The organization helps families secure a home-like haven as they attend to their loved ones who are dealing with serious cardiac disease. They also provide resources […]


Resident Alien

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By George Wayne By now you ought to have realized that right about now is the moment to begin planning the perfect spring sojourn and as you would expect yours truly has the perfect Caribbean getaway for you.  It’s one of the last undiscovered gems of the Eastern Caribbean – the pristine, gorgeous and very […]


Dining Like Royalty

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By Christopher A. Pape What’s in a name; a rose by any other name smells just as sweet. And so it is with The Montague, on the Garden a four-star hotel, which seems to inhabit two worlds. With its ideal location – directly in front of it is the British Museum and the hustle and […]


A Prime Fascination

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By Christopher A. Pape Though Dylan Prime has survived through downtown NY’s biggest catastrophes since its opening in 2000, this renowned Tribeca foodie institution has recently reopened after transforming the interior and revamping the menu, much to the joy of its loyal following. Housed in a historic landmark building constructed in the 1800s, Dylan Prime […]


Take Me Out to the Steakhouse

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By Rory Winston Although many a Yankee fan may recall Jack Norworth’s 1908 classic, Take Me Out to the Ballgame, there are few diners that would turn to their mates while attending the renowned New York Yankee Steak House and belt out “Buy me some peanuts and cracker jacks” moments before being served. The prestigious […]


Fidelity Italian Style

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By Rory Winston It’s easier to be faithful to a restaurant than to a woman”, said Federico Fellini, the director after whose most sumptuous character in Amacord they named Gradisca (gradiscanyc.com). And, it’s hard to imagine any patron risking infidelity if it could result in losing the sexy little Italian minx whose exposed brick walls, […]


A Venetian Classic

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By Spencer Bistricer I’ll be the first to admit that St. Marks Square architecturally has the advantage over Union Square, but the recently opened All’onda offers Venetian cuisine as good as anything you’ll eat overlooking the lagoon. Good Venetian cuisine reflects the rich history of Venice itself, and at All’onda, most dishes come with a […]


Pity the Victor

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By Rory Winston Yes, I’ll say it, “to the vanquished belong the spoils.” If success were gauged in terms of lasting cultural plunder rather than immediate gain, that’s how the proverb would read. Poetic justice prevails in that empires often learn very little from their victims, while the colonies both absorb the traditions of their […]


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