The New Italian on the Block

By Hillary Latos As part of the Fireman Hospitality Group, which owns Trattoria dell’Arte, Redeye Grill, Cafe Fiorello, Brooklyn Diner, and Bond 45 which are all conveniently located in the heart of NYC’s entertainment districts, Florian is their latest Italian trattoria that serves elevated Italian home style dishes. Inspired by the famed 300 year old…

Dine and Dash

By Peizhao Sun Dining in Manhattan is a little bit ritualistic when you think about it, what with the routine scrambling-to-the-hostess walk, the sitting-at-the-bar-while-my-date-comes wait, and of course, at long last, the how-to-split-the bill math session. It is no secret that going dutch is the new black, it has in fact been in fashion for…

Twice as Nice

By Hillary Latos Whether its on Fifth Avenue by the library or downtown on Wall Street, dining at the Andaz is always a welcome respite for tourists and locals alike looking for a quintessential New York experience. The Shop at the Andaz 5th Avenue is an intimate yet modern eatery featuring the talented new executive…

RUSTIC CHIC

By Kate Bidinger Mixing reclaimed wood and metal with cowhide and velvet creates a harmonious room full of texture and contrast. To maximize this rustic yet glamorous aesthetic, keep the big furniture pieces neutral while incorporating color through accessories or art. Layer natural materials like horn, burled wood, penshell and glass, but don’t be afraid…

Bathtubs In Your Dreams

By Jonathan Baron If you see yourself in a bathtub in your dreams, your subconscious may be telling you need renewal and an escape from everyday problems. You need to rid yourself of the burdens you have been carrying. Alternatively it indicates your mood for love and pursuit of pleasure and relaxation. Here are just…

The Serene Lake Norman

By Nadine Deason Lake Norman is ideally located just 25 minutes north of Charlotte, North Carolina. This man-made lake boasts over 520 miles of beautiful shoreline. Easy access to Charlotte and the international airport make this the ideal place to live and play. Ideal for retirement or easy living Lake Norman is the place for…

High in the sky at 325 LEX

By W. A. Muller Luxury condominium 325 LEX unveils its crown jewel with a new, smartly designed full-floor penthouse that combines astounding New York City views with modern convenience. Sitting atop the 31 story building, Penthouse B boasts 2,477 SF of flawless interior space and an additional 1,136 SF of sprawling outdoor terrace space overlooking…

A PRIVATE OASIS AT 170 EAST 78TH

By W. A. Muller Originally built as three separate artist’s studios in the early 1900’s, this dramatic triplex maisonette feels like living in a 30 foot wide townhouse, with all the benefits of having a full-time doorman. The entire home is embellished with intricate finishes including a beautiful paneled living room, family room, and master…