French in the Heart of Brooklyn

By Spencer Bisticer While it may be difficult to select a restaurant in Brooklyn, one of the most densely populated areas for fine cuisine, if you are as much a fan of French food like myself, French Louie is an easy choice. The decor alone seems to transport its customers; it was no surprise that…

A Culinary Gift to Gownaus

By Jane Meyer Most peoples’ ideas of Gowanus in Brooklyn are not ones usually associated with great food and culinary artistry. The Pines is leading the charge to change people’s perceptions of Gownaus. A challenge for any restaurant is to satisfy multiple taste buds in multiple ways and The Pines in Gowanus, Brooklyn does just…

An Italian Aria

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By Jane Meyer

Do the city and more specifically The Village need another Italian restaurant? If you are referring to Pagani, the new restaurant in the heart of the West Village, the answer is an enthusiastic yes! Pagani is an elegant yet casual Italian restaurant. And from day one it has been a resounding success.

RedFarm: Twice the Fun

  By Christopher A. Pape If you remember my recent story on RedFarm, you’ll know how I thoroughly enjoyed my dinner there at their West Village location. So when the call came to taste the menu at their second location on the Upper West Side, I was stoked. For there are few places in the…

At the Summit of Luxury

By W.A. Muller One Madison, offering breathtaking views, luxurious residences and expansive amenities spaces, has cemented its place as one of Manhattan’s top new developments in a peerless location in the epicenter of New York. Developed by The Related Companies, and with interiors by Yabu Pushelberg, the distinctly contemporary tower is beautifully integrated into the…

The New Upper East Side

By W.A. Muller With all eyes on Downtown Manhattan, a fresh generation of buyers has been quietly turning to the Upper East Side, where the long-anticipated opening of the Second Avenue Subway has sparked a renaissance. The tell-tale signs are there: new restaurants are opening, retail space along First Avenue is filling up (and at…

A Place to Relax

By W.A. Muller Where design meets nature, Hudson Woods is the ultimate forest getaway in the Hudson River Valley-Catskill region. Meticulously crafted from locally sourced, sustainable materials, Hudson Woods promotes a quiet, healthful lifestyle and presents the ideal second-home opportunity. The environmentally friendly community will have 26 custom homes generously spread over 131 acres of…