the ones to watch in real estate

The Ones to Watch in Real Estate

JODY KRISS       Jody Kriss is the principal and co-founder of East River Partners, a New York City-focused private equity investment and real estate development firm.  Jody has been focused on the development and financing of New York City real estate in NYC for nearly 20 years. He has developed multiple residential projects…

Arthur Aidala

Arthur Aidala

By Bennett Marcus.   You’ve seen attorney Arthur Aidala on television for years, as a longtime legal commentator analyzing complex cases for Fox News, as well as on Court TV, MSNBC, Fox 5, and New York 1. He also appears regularly on The Kelly File with his friend Megyn Kelly. What you may not know…

Dr, Robi Ludwig

Dr. Robi Ludwig

By Haiting Tan.   An established psychotherapist and a topnotch reporter, Dr. Robi Ludwig can now add writer to her already prolific resume. “Your Best Age Is Now” is a book complied of Dr. Ludwig’s scientific research and interviews that are aimed to bust the myths that society has of midlife. It is understandable that…

Andrea Correale

If you’ve attended Mariah Carey’s and Nick Cannon’s Hamptons wedding celebration, Billy Joel’s Fourth of July party, P. Diddy’s white fete, or events hosted by, Ivanka Trump Jewelry, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany or Google, you’ve seen Elegant Affairs in action from NYC to Montauk. You’ve also probably seen proprietor Andrea Correale share her food and…

meet the tastemaker belaire wine

Meet the Tastemaker

By Hillary Latos.   For the Tastemaker, Brett Berish, developing liquor brands runs in the genes.  His father was the former Chairman at Jim Beam and his brother managed the marketing budgets for high profile liquor brands.  So it was a natural progression for the father and sons to launch Sovereign Brands- a family run…

mundo

MUNDO

By Haiting Tan.     Owners Guillermo “Willie” Lucerofabbi and Canalp “Jon” Caner were hunting for their favorite dining spots across the city when they concocted the genius concept of Mundo. The posh restaurant previously located in Astoria where it was a local favorite, reopened in Paper Factory Hotel back in 2014 after a two-year…

The 14th Factory

The 14th Factory

By Nathalie Barclay   “How can I use my life positively to impact others? How can I contribute? How can I interconnect? How can I do something good with my life?” For Simon Birch, these are driving questions that have come to shape his artistic career over the years. Originally from Brighton, England, Birch moved…

The Power of the Swipe

The Power of the Swipe

As our cell phones now handle everything in our lives from the utilitarian to the hedonistic, everything that we need to get by throughout the day can be conveniently taken care of with the right apps and a few simple swipes. New Yorkers are notoriously impatient with a penchant for immediate gratification, and today’s dating…