Named the number one top city hotel in Canada by Travel + Leisure in 2013, Auberge Saint-Antoine is truly a standout property. These notable accolades, however, don’t equate to an impersonalized and cookie-cutter experience—in fact, it’s far from it.
By W. A. Muller
Northern Italian eatery Sotto Sopra in Amagansett has re-opened its doors for the 2014 summer season, inviting guests on a culinary journey that highlights the region’s traditional flavors and cooking methods. Under the direction of Managing Partner Rose Evangelista, Sotto Sopra has quickly become one of the most sought-after restaurants on the East End, known for its frequent celebrity guests, relaxing atmosphere, exceptional service, and fresh, flavorful fare.
By W. A. Muller Alex Kalas and Thomas Billante, owners of a profusion of restaurants in Miami as well as Chicago, have transformed the space that was once home to Mickey Mantle’s Restaurant & Bar (40 Central Park South) and opened the new Villagio On the Park, a refined Italian restaurant that allows al fresco…
By Jennifer Brozost and Vimmi Shroff 1. Getting Organized One of the most important things you can be doing this summer to ensure a smooth admission season is to get organized! When September arrives you must schedule and attend tours and open houses, mail your applications, and attend the various playgroups/interviews. Why not set…
By Larry Greenfield
Puerto Rico is a beautiful Island with some of the most picturesque beaches in the Northern Hemisphere. Having visited there I can tell you this first-hand the weather is beautiful and the hotels offer a place in the sun unrivaled in the United States. I can also tell you that when visiting I have experienced power outages that were definitely not weather related. Puerto Rico has suffered more than their fair share of problems. Heavy debts that have surpassed 70 Billion Dollars and until a recent 3.5 Billion Dollar sale of G O bonds Puerto Rico risked being left down and out.
By Lucy Dotson
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Force of Nature: Alix Astir Reigns as NYC’s Rose Queen
2 am, Chelsea. A taxi grinds to a halt, circled in streetlight. Alix Astir, the strikingly beautiful CEO of Trellis Fine Florals, steps out, her signature moto jacket draped across slim shoulders. She’s here to buy flowers, a morning ritual, and one she insists on doing herself, despite heading up one of the city’s most luxurious floral design studios.
By W.A. Muller
Surrounded by magnificent brownstones along tree-lined streets, Brooklyn is about to welcome a new ground-up condominium to Carroll Gardens, one of the borough’s most treasured neighborhoods. Designed to fit contextually with its surroundings, 345 Carroll Street will introduce a new level of service and amenities to this charming neighborhood.
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Real estate developers JDS Development Group and Property Markets Group, in partnership with Starwood Capital Group, the visionary team behind the exceptionally successful Walker Tower luxury conversion project in Chelsea, are once again bringing a Ralph Walker architectural masterpiece to the residential market.
By W.A. Muller
The Stack, New York City’s first modular multi-story housing development, has opened its doors to renters. The seven-story prefabricated steel and concrete development consists of 28 studios, one, two-and three-bedroom homes.
By W.A. Muller
The Adeline is a stunning new condominium development located in the burgeoning heart of Central Harlem at 23 West 116 Street. The 12-story, 83-unit condominium generously pairs one- to four-bedroom luxurious residences with traditional touches, high-end finishes and a full-service amenity package.