Big Apple Buzz

By Flo Anthony Renowned Philanthropist Jean Shafiroff and Celebrity Journalist Flo Anthony attended The Making of a Costume on Monday night, February 9 at New York City Center. The very special evening, which benefited Youth America Grand Prix, featured Barbara Brandt exploring the dynamics of costume design, from concept to creation, with fashion designer B…

Around the Town

With Columnist Joe Alexander & Photographer Patrick McMullan The music industry’s brightest stars walked the red carpet for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards. The night’s big winner, Sam Smith, who won Best New Artist and Song of the Year, said, “I want to thank the man who this record is about, who I fell in…

The Brand Wagon: #1

Airborne with Avión By Don Winter & Rory Winston Privileged Access… Tips from the Top… Memos from a Mogul…? No. We didn’t need one more of those columns that brandished recycled quotes from industrial magnates as though they were surefire formulas for amassing fortunes. Our age had a surfeit of how-to books where Google-searched aphorisms…

Luxury Downtown

By W. A. Muller River & Warren is the latest addition to downtown Manhattan’s flourishing community. Located at 212 Warren Street in the northernmost part of Battery Park City, and surrounded by the Hudson River as well as Rockefeller and Teardrop Parks, these luxury condominiums will offer an unprecedented level of design detail previously unseen…

Mountain Island Lake

By Nadine Deason If you’re looking for an extraordinarily peaceful lake, whose shores embrace a wildlife refuge, a county park, and a historic plantation, come home to Charlotte’s best kept secret, Mountain Island Lake. This unique location offers an incredibly quick, 12 mile, commute to Charlotte and the international airport. Mountain Island Lake is technically…

Corinthia’s Cornucopia

By Rory Winston A new world was about to begin as a millennium came to a close. A dare-to-dream generation of young cosmopolitans anticipated great change. Having been born into relatively multicultural societies – ones wherein paradigm shifts in both science and lifestyle were occurring on a near daily basis – many hankered for sociopolitical…