Archive for 2014

Sandcastles by the Sea

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By Hillary Latos Become one with nature and immerse yourself in the wild and natural beauty of North Carolina’s Southern Outer Banks known as the Crystal Coast. It’s easy to fall in love with the beauty of the region from the sweeping vistas of the beach and sound to the romantic backdrop of colonial Beaufort, […]


The Only Key You’ll Ever Need

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By Janis Turk Forget Key West, and put your lips together and blow goodbye kisses to Key Largo. The only Florida Key you’ll ever need doesn’t have a sexy Lauren Bacall story or rowdy frat-boy reputation. The Sunshine State’s best-kept- secret spot is Hawks Cay Resort on Duck Key, just outside the beachy little Florida […]


Summer at the Cape

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By Hillary Latos From the eternal beauty of the dramatic coastline to the distinct characteristics of each seaside village dotting the Cape, nothing symbolizes a New England summer more than Cape Cod. Since its first discovery, the Cape has been a magical landscape of solitude and beauty with its 560 miles of unspoiled coastline inspiring […]


Jungle Paradise

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By Lisa Loverro You’ll know the minute you turn off the main highway to enter the Belmond Maroma Resort and Spa that you’re in for something special. As you continue to drive deeper and deeper on a dirt road through the lush mangrove jungle it becomes evident that this resort is, quite literally, a secret […]


Cool Banyan Shade

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By Peizhao Sun Ancient Indian merchants, once called Banias, used to gather this certain type of tree with enormous leaves providing soothing shade and quiet shelters, so that banias could rest and go on with their trades. Such tradition went on to be tales for foreign travelers to tell, and the tree took the name […]


Perfection in the Sun

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By Lisa Loverro The undeniably chic Rosewood Mayakoba is set within a natural waterway filled with mangroves and lilly pads, stretching out to the white powdery sands of its Caribbean shoreline. The Rosewood is a unique property, with individual, private villas constructed from the region’s indigenous materials in an undisturbed environment. Accessing your villa is […]


Jungle Melody

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By Peizhao Sun Combining lush pasture, crystalline rivers and inviting comfort, a gorgeous emerald that is Fairmont Mayakoba sits on the shore of the Yucatan Peninsula, and is definitely the must for paradise-seeking New Yorkers this season. Known not only for its abundant natural resources and picturesque surroundings, Fairmont Mayakoba is also famed for providing […]


Checking In: Mexico City’s “Las Alcobas”

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By Lisa Loverro In the heart of Mexico City’s sophisticated neighborhood known as Polanco, Las Alcobas is an intimate boutique hotel that exemplifies the attitude of the posh Presidente Masaryk Avenue on which it resides (think Rodeo Drive). The hotel offers you a home away from home, leaving behind the hustle and bustle of this […]


Norwegian Adventures

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By Sarah Sekula It was a bluebird day in Voss, the picturesque adventure capital of Norway, as I climbed into a plane with a handful of skydivers from around the globe.


Decadent Dubai

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By Melody Mercado & Jennifer Pelaez Dubai is one of those places in the world that takes luxury to the next level. Just when you thought the zenith of luxury equated to 5 stars, they redefine the standards with a new 7 star mega resort in the works. Nothing summates the pinnacle of man’s desires […]


Beauty Transformers

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Ann Lawlor’s Picks 1. BOSCIA Konjac Cleansing Sponge With Bamboo Charcoal $15 sephora.com   2. LA PRAIRIE Skin Caviar Luxe Sleep Mask, 50 ml $300 laprairie.com   3. ONSEN AM PM Powder Technology $270 onsensecret.com   4.CHELLA Heated Eyelash Curler $22 chella.com   5. ARTIS Elite Collection $24 – $62 ArtisBrush.com   6. ELCHIM 3900 […]


Street Scenes From New York

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An Oasis in the City

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Escape the frenetic pace of the city and enjoy peace, serenity and relaxation at the Oasis Day Spa that recently underwent a complete restorative makeover. From the mood lighting to the addition of neighboring business, Breathe Easy, that features a Himalayan salt room and neutral stone grey palette, One Park Avenue is about relaxation in […]


Fitness Finds the Perfect Fit

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By Rory Winston ‘State-of-the-art,’ ‘scientifically tested,’ ‘personally tailored…’ Let’s face it; these have become no more than high-fiber phrases for the selling of dietary products and fitness programs. Whether it’s a Nautilus-evangelist soaked in steroids on the shopping channel or a spiritual healer sharing a long lost Mesopotamian weight loss diet on the Morning Show, […]


Big Apple Buzz

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Designer Shoe Queen /Socialite Tamara Mellon has put her Upper East Side Mansion in the Sky on East 95th Street up for sale. According to Curbed NY, the Jimmy Choo co-founder has listed the penthouse for $34 million. Mellon bought the place from Edgar Bronfman Jr. in 2008 for $21 million. Sources say she wants […]


Resident Alien

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By George Wayne So there was your favorite incorrigible, ink-stained wretch totally at ease, exuding effortless chic from seat 3A (American) on a quick getaway weekend to what GW will now declare – Chicago: America’s Coolest City. The Windy City, is how most jetrosexuals, raconteurs have long referred to Chicago. It was my first visit, […]


Around The Town

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With Columnist Joe Alexander & Photographer Patrick McMullan Guardian of the Galaxy stars Zoe Saldana, “I love wearing men’s clothing and underwear.” Benicio del Toro, “I’m a fan myself so when a fan does something that might be strange, I understand it.” And Chris Pratt, “My favorite way to blow off steam is to sing […]


The Last Laugh

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By Rory Winston Having been brought up in a middle class Jewish neighborhood, to this day it’s difficult not to smile whenever I hear the words ‘dry cleaner.’ Throughout my adolescence the profession evoked a series of one-liners. Whether it was an elderly family member misquoting Myron Cohen’s “Mister, that ticket’s over ten years old…


Margo Manhattan Celebrates Her New Collection

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By W. A. Muller Celebrity jewelry designer Margo Manhattan is excited to announce her ‘Warrior’ collection, designed in collaboration with fashion designer Nicole Miller, will soon be available in stores and online. The fierce and fabulous range of jewelry debuted at Miller’s showing of her Runway Fall 2014 collection during New York Fashion Week, which […]


Coolest Way To Lose Weight

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By W. A. Muller CoolSculpting is a non-invasive, clinically proven procedure to selectively reduce fat layers in problem areas using a patented cooling technology. It is a safe procedure cleared by the FDA and CE marked in Europe that gently cools unwanted fat cells in the body to induce a natural, controlled elimination of fat […]


Playing The Percentage Game In Personal Investment

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By Larry Greenfield For the retiree and personal investor alike there is a shared problem when approaching one’s ability to maximize their potential return – the search for yield. By this I mean the return, be it an interest or regular dividend payment from an investment expressed as a percentage of the purchase value. Year […]


75 Main Bringing New York City Flare to Southampton

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  By W. A. Muller Recognized as one of Long Island’s best brunch spots by USA Today Travel’s 10best.com, Southampton eatery 75 Main has been a favorite among locals, visitors and celebrities alike for more than 30 years. Owner Zach Erdem, a rising restaurateur, has transformed the Hamptons summer dining staple into a year-round restaurant […]


Party Circuit

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The Midtown Bar & Grill Trio On 8th Avenue

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By W. A. Muller Ivy Bar & Grill Ivy Bar & Grill is celebrating it’s 1 year anniversary! Located on Eighth Avenue between 55th and 56th street Ivy offers guests an array of options, from our specially designed cocktail menu, to our selection of craft and refreshing artisanal beers. All of this compliments Ivy’s stellar lunch, […]


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