Sackler Center First Forward Awards

The 2016 Sackler Center First Awards

In attendance was honoree Angela Y. Davis (feminist scholar activist for social justice and professor Emerita at UC Santa Cruz), along with Gloria Steinem (writer/activist), Chirlane McCray (First Lady of New York City), Elizabeth A. Sackler (founder of Sackler Center First Awards and Brooklyn Museum Board Chair), Anne Pasternak (Shelby and Leon Levy Director of the Brooklyn Museum), Thelma…

Renaissance New York Midtown Hotel Launch Party

  On Thursday June 2, 2016, to celebrate the debut of Renaissance New York Midtown Hotel, the brand threw a grand unveiling celebration that engaged guests with unconventional, immersive and interactive experiences showcasing the world’s first digitally enhanced and “living” hotel. Each experience and performance celebrated the hotel’s prime location in the Garment District, and…

Vanessa DeLeon

Interview with Designer, Vanessa DeLeon

By Justin Heitmann Vanessa DeLeon has been featured in Interior Design, Hudson, Elle Decor, Latin Magazine, and 201 to name a few. She has appeared on a variety of HGTV’s shows: Generation Renovation, Designer’s Challenge, Bang For Your Buck, and Design Star. You could have also seen her on the Food Network’s Restaurant Impossible or NBC’s American Dream Builders. Vanessa is an…

Summer Style Tips and Tricks

Summer Style Tips and Tricks

York based interior designers, Marlaina Teich and Andrew Suvalsky have some great easy tips that can make the biggest of differences for any home as well as some great summer color combo inspirations. Summer Style Tip #1: Dare to be Bare!   Clear out the clutter, roll up the rugs, and switch out the curtains to lighter sheers or remove…

MAMO Restaurant

MAMO Restaurant’s First Anniversary

The Legendary Cannes Film Festival opened May 11th, 2016 in the South of France, right around the same time that celebrity favorite MAMO restaurant celebrated its first year in New York’s bustling SoHo neighborhood. MAMO New York is the transatlantic sister to Cannes film festival go-to restaurant MAMO Le Michelangelo, a two decades old French…