Glasgow rising

Indeed Scotland’s scenic highlands are spectacular, and there are countless bonny banks, monster-filled lochs, ancient castles and, yes, sheep. However, I quickly learned it offers much more than green hills, single-malt Scotch whisky and rich history. I also discovered Scotland’s best-kept secret: Glasgow. Glasgow rising Home to more than a half-million citizens, Glasgow is a…

New York States of Mind

By Rory Winston “You want to know what it takes to sell real estate?  It takes brass balls…” proclaimed a swaggering Alec Baldwin in the 1992 movie version of David Mamet’s Glengarry Glen Ross.  That this image of a broker should remain fixed in collective consciousness is in no small part thanks to cosmopolitan buccaneers…

Events That Matter

By W. A. Muller DIVAGALS DAILY HOSTS BEVERLY JOHNSON THE COLOR OF BEAUTY AWARDS HONOREE AT LATITUDE BAR & GRILL THE COLOR OF BEAUTY Awards honoree Beverly Johnson spent the evening dining at Latitude Bar & Grill in New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen district. The iconic supermodel will celebrate 40 years of being the first…

A French Opera in 4 Acts

By Rory Winston Lincoln Center may have lost the New York City Opera by late 2013, but luckily, it managed to keep the prestigious Franco-Mediterranean repertory, Picholine. With six consecutive shows a week, Picholine is the longest running opera in the area – one composed and orchestrated by the grand maestro, Chef Terrance Brennan. Like…

The New Era of Facial Rejuvenation

Dr. Zeena Al-Dujaili Dermal filler injections have literally changed the face of aging and have given us the ability to reverse the visible effects of time instantly. In recent years we have developed a better understanding of the aging process. In addition to changes in the skin, significant changes occur in the subcutaneous fat and…

LIFE ON TOP

LIFE ON TOP By W.A. Muller It came as no surprise that, back in the 1960s, the notorious publisher Bob Guccione named his new urban-lifestyle men’s magazine Penthouse, and immediately started using the trademark phrase “Life on Top” to associate with the publication.  He simply applied to his glossy journal the common perception of the…

TriBeCa

By Linette Semino TriBeCa is one of the most sought-after and expensive neighborhoods in Manhattan.  The name is an acronym for the Triangle Below Canal, bounded on the north by Canal Street, on the south by Chambers Street, on the west by the Hudson River and on the east by Church Street.  Throughout the years,…