Archive for 2014

Street Scenes From… London

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Photos by Mike Adrell


What’s In my Beach Bag?

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Ann Lawlor’s Picks Ann Lawlor picks her favorite products for that beach visit this summer! Each will help to maintain a fabulous look during and after soaking up some much needed rays.


Don’t leave your bling at home when you head to the beach!

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Bling Jewelry Sterling Silver Gold Vermeil Solitaire CZ Pendant Necklace 16in
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By W. A. Muller BlingJewelry.com has the hottest sterling silver and costume jewelry that will make you stand out this summer. As one of the top go-to websites for an astounding selection of sterling silver and CZ jewelry, Bling is the ideal place to buy a set of luxe travel jewelry.


In Bed with Pop

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By Rory Winston Photos by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images As the mellifluous voice of Ariana DiLorenzo nonchalantly scampers across the unmistakably jagged line “Just because I’m in your bed doesn’t mean I’m yours”, one suspects that the identity of the culprit being addressed could as easily have been all of pop music as the lover alluded […]


Dale Noelle TRUE Model Management

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By Isaiah Negron Entrepreneur, fashionista and model agency owner Dale Noelle has been one of her generation’s most successful and sought after fitting models. She has worked with the world’s most important fashion designers, including Ralph Lauren, Michael Kors, Calvin Klein and Oscar de la Renta.


Michele Gerber Klein Charles James… Beyond Fashion

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By Isaiah Negron This spring, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute introduced Charles James: Beyond Fashion, an exhibit showcasing the haute couture icon’s most illustrious creations. Fashion expert and art aficionado Michele Gerber Klein, who studied James’ work for years, comments, “He was a true original. Sometimes I imagine him as a mad scientist […]


Janis & Carly Spindel

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Photo Credit: Katya Productions The Leading Mother-Daughter Matchmaking Team By W. A. Muller Janis and Carly Spindel, the leading mother-daughter matchmaking team, are uniting lonely hearts across the United States and Can­ada. The duo specializes in matching eligible men and women and now with daughter Carly’s efforts enhances Janis’ already pre-eminent matchmaking services making them […]


Events that Matter

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By W.A. Muller Vaneese Thomas Launched Her New Album at the Cutting Room Singer, songwriter and industry veteran Vaneese Thomas launched her new album Blues for My Father at The Cutting Room in New York City. Guests enjoyed listening to Vaneese’s soulful Blues songs while dining at the venue’s candlelit tables. Notable guests in attendance […]


Around The Town

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With Columnist Joe Alexander & Photographer Patrick McMullan Neil Patrick Harris, “It’s easier for me to flirt with girls now that girls know that I’m gay. It almost makes it a sexier encounter than if I was trying to pretend that I was straight.” Hugh Jackman…..“If I’m a lush at anything, it’s food and drink. […]


Big Apple Buzz

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When it comes to getting his eat on, Scott Disick is a renaissance guy. The “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” star who’s in New York to film “Kourtney and Khloe Take The Hamptons” hit up both the posh Philippe Chow on the Upper East Side and McDonald’s launch of the new Peel Play Ole’ Ole’ […]


THE INDELIBLE DEL

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By Rory Winston Although you may have heard the legendary skull allegory, few people today working outside the field of comedy are familiar with the name Del P. Close. Yes, he’s the guy who on his deathbed bequeathed his skull to be used as a credited prop in the Goodman Theater’s upcoming rendition of Hamlet. […]


A Force of Nature: Alix Astir Reigns as NYC’s Rose Queen

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By Lucy Dotson Photos by Michael Loccisano for Getty Images 2 am, Chelsea. A taxi grinds to a halt, circled in streetlight. Alix Astir, the strikingly beautiful CEO of Trellis Fine Florals, steps out, her signature moto jacket draped across slim shoulders. She’s here to buy flowers, a morning ritual, and one she insists on […]


Feast between the Lines

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By Rory Winston “I had not understood Parisians until crossing the Pont-Neuf’, wrote Benjamin Franklin. Of course, he failed to mention that to really understand Pont-Neuf would demand an understanding of four hundred years of cultural history. As for trying to understand Les Bouquinistes, the little French restaurant draped alongside the Pont Neuf, well, I […]


The New Brooklyn

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By W.A. Muller Surrounded by magnificent brownstones along tree-lined streets, Brooklyn is about to welcome a new ground-up condominium to Carroll Gardens, one of the borough’s most treasured neighborhoods. Designed to fit contextually with its surroundings, 345 Carroll Street will introduce a new level of service and amenities to this charming neighborhood.


STELLA TOWER COMES TO MARKET

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Ву W.A. Muller Real estate developers JDS Development Group and Property Markets Group, in partnership with Starwood Capital Group, the visionary team behind the exceptionally successful Walker Tower luxury conversion project in Chelsea, are once again bringing a Ralph Walker architectural masterpiece to the residential market.


MANHATTAN’S FIRST MODULAR RESIDENTIAL BUILDING

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By W.A. Muller The Stack, New York City’s first modular multi-story housing development, has opened its doors to renters. The seven-story prefabricated steel and concrete development consists of 28 studios, one, two-and three-bedroom homes.


The Adeline Launches in Flourishing Harlem

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By W.A. Muller The Adeline is a stunning new condominium development located in the burgeoning heart of Central Harlem at 23 West 116 Street. The 12-story, 83-unit condominium generously pairs one- to four-bedroom luxurious residences with traditional touches, high-end finishes and a full-service amenity package.


Lincoln Square Has It All

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By Linette Semino Associate Broker The Corcoran Group linette.semino@corcoran.com onsidered the gateway to the Upper West Side, the neighborhood of Lincoln Square begins at Columbus Circle and cuts off at 72nd Street, stretching from Central Park West to the Hudson River.


A Tale of Two Restaurants

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By Lisa Loverro When you think classic New York City Steakhouse, you think Peter Lugers. But when the owners of Benjamin Steakhouse left the iconic steakhouse for midtown Manhattan they had big plans to create a truly memorable dining experience in the heart of the Big Apple.


Salinas’ Sublime Spanish

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By John Meyer Salinas is fast becoming the go to place for an intimate date and delicious tapas. With its dimly lit interior, tables that are tucked away and a staff that is knowledgeable and friendly, it’s a tough seat to snag. It is no wonder then, that my guests and I thoroughly enjoyed our […]


Not Too Cool for School

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By Lisa Loverro Don’t be surprised if you think you have the wrong address when your taxi arrives at 146 Essex Street. The street level mock pawnshop adorned with vintage guitars and other musical nostalgia is merely a gimmicky entrance for the surprising opulence that awaits you beyond the storefront’s back door.


Bringing The Middle East to NYC

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By Spencer Bistricer There are plenty of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean restaurants in the city, and to be honest, the food they serve is often pretty bland: dull hummus, limp tabbouleh, and flatbread that tastes like it came off a supermarket shelf sometime last week. Ilili, in contrast, specializes in Lebanese cuisine and offers the […]


A Downtown Homerun

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By W.A. Muller Tao Downtown is all about spectacle, located beneath the Maritime Hotel. Spanning an entire city block (approximately 22,000 square feet), TAO Downtown is the latest import to bring a touch of Las Vegas spectacle to New York City from its owners including Rich Wolf, Marc Packer, Jason Strauss and Noah Teppenberg.


What a Catch!

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By Lisa Loverro The BLT restaurant group has long been a favorite with New Yorkers and all their brands, BLT Steak, BLT Prime and BLT Fish, have enjoyed a huge success. We recently visited BLT Fish on West 17th street to see what’s new and happening in this long-standing establishment.


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