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, and after a quick, long weekend nesting at the chicly appointed Thompson Chicago located in the heart of Chicago’s Gold coast, GW is more than looking forward to a return visit.

Around The Town

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 loudly .” Dr. Nicholas Toscano, who has fixed the smiles of Hilary and Bill Clintion and President George Bush, Sr., opened a new office at 116 Central Park South manhattanperiodontist.com

The Last Laugh

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

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 was inspired by Patty Smyth’s The Warrior and showcased fierce femmes fatales in tough-girl attire.

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 cells. This reduces bulges in treated areas of the body without harming surrounding tissue.

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 after year this has become a more vexing problem because of the increasing complexity of investment choices, market volatility and information overload – there is a bewildering array of information resources often giving conflicting advice. There was a time not so long ago that a decent return could be had from ones savings account alone. Today yields below one percent are the norm amongst traditional saving accounts – so where does the retiree or personal investor look?

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 and lounge with an expertly crafted menu, sophisticated decor and the addition of post-dinner entertainment, maintaining the perfect balance between the classic style of the Hamptons and the allure of New York City nightlife. 75 Main unites Italian, Asian and Caribbean influences, presenting a unique menu featuring contemporary American cuisine prepared by James Beard Award-winning Executive Chef Mark Militello. After dinner, guests can enjoy 75 Main’s exclusive nightlife scene, as the restaurant converts into one of the hottest lounges on the East End, featuring well-known DJs, live bands and drink specials.

The Midtown Bar & Grill Trio On 8th Avenue

By W. A. Muller

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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, brunch and dinner menus inspired by talented executive chef Jim Hanley. For appetizers try the signature thinly sliced flash broiled Salmon Carpacci, Pan Seared Sea Scallops in an almond peach vinaigrette or the more traditional the Farmer’s Chopped Salad with carrots, cucumber, watermelon radish, celery, Granny Smith Apples, sunflower seeds, chives, feta cheese and mustard cider vinaigrette. Top the meal off with our unique burgers or sandwiches from your entrée.

Ivy Bar & Grill
944 8th Ave.
212.459.9444
ivybarnyc.com