Archive for 2014

A Worthy Addition to the East Village

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By Peizhao Sun Budding love, curiosity, discourse and a night of fine dining have gone hand in hand for ages. Whether it’s the warm candle against a dimly lit background, or the precisely spaced seats that bring the pair closer, these details are what diners look for in a romantic dinner for two. At Tuome, […]


SD26 Turns 5

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By Hillary Latos Before the days of Top Chef and celebrity chef TV fame, there were the legendary restaurateurs like Tony May who was instrumental in shaping the landscape and direction of New York’s culinary scene. Starting with operating the Rainbow Room in 1968 to creating the first fine Italian dining establishments, Palio and San […]


Straight from the Market

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By Peizhao Sun The much-anticipated Washington Market Tavern, opened this June, has something traditional, something nostalgic, but definitely a whole lot of the new. Restaurateur Eric Schwimmer delivered Mudville 9, and has set out to create a detail-oriented restaurant serving dishes honoring meticulously selected ingredients; and the result – the entirely renovated, beautifully ornate Washington […]


The Art of Slow Cooking

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By Hillary Latos While most Americans cannot distinguish between the different regional nuances in Indian cuisine, Awadhi cuisine represents the Uttar Pradesh and is influenced by Mughal slow cooking techniques with rich and full bodied dishes stemming from the Nawabi region. As a celebrated chef of Indian cuisine, chef and restaurateur Anand started with the […]


Dining Extra Fancy

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By Peizhao Sun Williamsburg has witnessed many changes. The artsy crowd’s arrival and their eventual Bushwick-bound journey, along with new, shinny condo-developments in the neighborhood, breathed life into the hipster-mecca and shaped it into what it is today — a mixture of the high and the low. What comes with the mixing of both cultures […]


Form & Function

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By Kate Bidinger We often have to make sacrifices when it comes to city living: bodega over Whole Foods madness, flats over fabulous heels (or rather, a larger purse to fit the heels), coffee cart over Starbucks line. Yes, life is tough, but when it comes to your home it doesn’t have to be. Here’s […]


How to Design the Perfect Bedroom

Niki Cheng is co-owner of BoConcept New York with her husband Shaokao Cheng. They started BoConcept New York in 2003. With an architecture and interior design background, 
she has furnished many homes 
in New York City. She is the proud mother of a 7-year old girl and 4-year old boy.

By Niki Cheng We spend at least 1/3rd of our life in bed so when it comes to bedroom design, comfort always comes first. Getting a good night’s sleep can have tremendous effects on our health, our well-being and even our looks (it’s not called beauty sleep for nothing!), so why not spend a little […]


Final Philip House Residences go on Market

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By W.A. Muller Located on a picturesque tree-lined block in Carnegie Hill, Philip House represents a classic New York lifestyle on the Upper East Side. With the last of their residences just hitting the market, including the stunning penthouses, this is the last opportunity to experience living at the storied Philip House. Located at 141 […]


Big Apple Buzz

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On Time Style Icon David Beckham made time in his New York Fashion Week schedule for a special fete at Breitling’s flagship boutique in his honor. Beckham joined special guests for an exceptional evening, which included perusing exclusive pieces from both the Breitling for Bentley and Breitling collections as well as exploring Breitling’s Impressive flagship […]


Pazzo Di Coco Pazzo

By W. A. Muller Jack Weiss opened Coco Pazzo in 1992 which has since established itself as a classy and sophisticated Italian restaurant in Chicago. The beautiful loft setting is the perfect environment for friends or business associates and the impeccable seasonal menu has earned notoriety from the Italian government and Chicago critics alike. Coco […]


Sharing The Flavors of Peru With Chicago

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By W. A. Muller Get ready to embark on a culinary journey through Peru at Tanta (118 W. Grand Ave) in Chicago. Tanta is dedicated to sharing the flavors and culture of Peru with the people of Chicago, serving authentic Peruvian dishes and beverages in an approachable, casual and colorful downtown setting. A collaboration between […]


PARTY CIRCUIT: Scenes from New York

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Awards Watch

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By Norah Bradford The fall film festival circuit begins with the 39th annual Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) this September 4, 2014 – September 14, 2014, offering a first indication of the upcoming awards season’s major contenders. From period dramas to biopics, sci-fi flicks and dark comedies, if buzz is any indication, these films should […]


Traveler’s Guide to the 22nd Annual Hamptons International Film Festival

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By Clara Morgan The 22st Annual Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) takes place this year Thursday, October 9, 2014 through Monday, October 12, 2014 and will showcase some of the hottest movies this fall, many of which made their big screen debuts earlier this year at the Cannes and Toronto Film Festivals. Academy Award-nominee Jean-Marc […]


New Spice To Curry Hill

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By W. A. Muller Acclaimed restaurateur Shiva Natarajan, who is behind many of New York’s most-coveted Indian restaurants, has opened Haldi, a brilliant restaurant in ‘Curry Hill’ offering a notable variety of fresh and flavorful Indian fare. Natarajan transformed the city’s Indian fine dining landscape with his string of restaurants, including Chola in Mid-town; the […]


Dr. Steven J. Pearlman, MD, FACS – Empowering Beauty

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By W. A. Muller Distinguished facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Steven J. Pearlman, of New York’s Pearlman Aesthetic Surgery, is one of the city’s most accomplished and highly-regarded specialists for surgical and non-surgical procedures above the neck – receiving international recognition for his trademarked procedures such as the “Cupid’s Bow Lip” and “Pearl Lift”, […]


Brooklyn Charter School – Brings Unique Mix of Entrepreneurship and Innovative Education to Assist Learning

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By W. A. Muller When looking for the perfect school for any child, it is important to look at those where all students can feel secure; recognize their potential; be respected regardless of race, religion or culture; and are encouraged to aim high and achieve. The Brooklyn Charter School (BCS) has been unreservedly committed to […]


The Impressive Arlington Club

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By W. A. Muller Drew Barrymore, Michael J. Fox, Michael Strahan, and Bethenny Frankel are among the celebrities that love the fresh sushi and hearty steaks served up by celebrity chef Laurent Tourondel at Arlington Club. This two-floor restaurant on New York City’s Upper East Side is reminiscent of the old Penn Station, with a […]


Timeless Design at 53 Greene Street

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By W.A. Muller Located in the heart of New York’s highly desirable SoHo Cast Iron Historic District neighborhood, the well situated 53 Greene is a stunning landmarked property steeped with timeless architectural splendor. The classic landmarked Beaux-Arts exterior of the six-story property faces a picturesque street, and retains the neighborhood’s unique charms with one of […]


22 Central Park South

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Unprecedented Access to Legendary Department Store By W.A. Muller 22 Central Park South, an exquisite collection of full floor condominium residences, developed by Elad Group, affords incredible luxury set against the stunning backdrop of Central Park. This intimate building touts expansive, unobstructed Central Park views from six luxurious full-floor apartments and is topped by a […]


Infinity on New Jersey’s Gold Coast

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By W.A. Muller Infinity Apartments, a luxury rental community in Edgewater, N.J., is redefining high-end apartment living on the Gold Coast. The new construction multifamily mid-rise community with 100 oversized one- and two-bedroom apartments located at 340 Old River Road is already over 50 percent leased.


Rooftop Roundup

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By Hillary Latos While summer is preparing for its big finale and head on its way out, New Yorkers can still catch the sizzling summer heat and passionate sunshine before fall makes its return! Whether it is to tend to some sexy summer flings, or to simply gawk the Empire State’s sun-lit beauty, lounging on landscaped […]


La Vie en Rose

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By Hillary Latos Even if you can’t make it to St. Tropez this summer, it doesn’t mean that you can’t live like the Tropeziennes. Nothing resonates with summer more than a chilled bottle of dry Rose. While the different shades of blush tones are determined by the grape, climate, vinification temperature control and grape skin […]


Turf to Surf

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By Rory Winston It seems almost sacrilegious to settle for terms like ‘surf and turf’ when referring to the non-plus ultra in steak and seafood fare. Distinguished establishments like Benjamin Steakhouse and its illustrious spinoff, The Sea Fire Grill, have earned culinary reputations the likes of which are usually reserved for haut cuisine. This is […]


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