With Columnist Joe Alexander & Photographer Patrick McMullan
By Flo Anthony
While in town filming “Annie” with Jamie Foxx and Quvenzhane Wallis, actress Cameron Diaz went apartment hunting and purchased a $9 million condominium in the Walker Tower in Manhattan. The swanky new 3,022 square foot pad boasts three bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms. Her neighbors include Harrison Ford and Tom Cruise’s former wives Katie Holmes and Nicole Kidman. Who would have ever thought those two would end up in the same building?………..
By George Wayne
Without a doubt, one of the highlights of the recent Art Basel Miami Beach 2013 fair was the simply marvelous presentation of outdoor and site-specific installations in Collins Park – the bit of acreage fronting GW’s long-time favorite museum in Miami Beach, the Bass Museum Of Art.
Named for the seven stars of the storied Pleiades constellation, this luxury resort is located on the silken sands of Turks & Caicos’ famed Grace Bay Beach. Lush gardens, swaying palms and plentiful bougainvillea throughout create a gorgeous tropical ambiance.
On the beachfront of the idyllic Bavaro Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world resides The Paradisus Palma Real Hotel in Punta Cana.
Like any strategic free trading port city, Panama City embodies the flashy displays of new money wealth with the glitz and glamour of shimmering skylines, fancy cars and a renowned nightlife of developed international metropolis sister cities like Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Ann Lawlor picks her favorite beauty products.
We’ve chosen all of the beauty essentials that you need to start the New Year right! From shampoos that help give volume to your hair to the products that help you achieve the perfect eyebrow, we’ve got you covered.
By Hillary Latos
Here are some great Remote Controlled (RC) toys from our friends at Pilotage Fun & Hobby. There is something for everyone here – boating, aviation and off-road lovers will delight!
By Linette Semino
Since the High Line opened in 2009, many real estate buyers have focused their hunt on “West Chelsea,” which is bounded by West 14th Street to West 30th and Ninth Avenue to the Hudson River. In a city desperate for more open spaces, nature loving New Yorkers are thankful to have this beautiful urban garden in their community and proud that a structure slated to be torn down is now an exemplary park. The High Line is changing a once decrepit structure and old neighborhood into a brand-spanking new park and vibrant community. Since 1980, the elevated freight tracks of the High Line sat unused and were scheduled to be demolished. Luckily, in 1999, residents Joshua David and Robert Hammond formed Friends of the High Line to save the historic structure. The organization, with its celebrity-studded group of supporters, now raises funds to maintain and operate the park. According to the New York Times, 4.4 million people visited the High Line in 2012, and that number is expected to increase significantly this year. A wave of trendy hotels, restaurants, boutiques, art galleries and nightlife venues have arrived in the wake of the High Line’s rebirth. Today, the High Line’s popularity has driven real estate prices sky high with new condos in West Chelsea commanding prices of $2,500 to $3,500 a square foot.
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