Arts & Culture

The Week of Excess at Art Basel Miami

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By Hillary Latos In its 13th year, Art Basel Miami it’s not just about the art anymore. When jetsetters, celebrities, billionaires, art collectors and artists congregate in a city for a week where billions of dollars exchange hands, the sponsors ensue with a dizzying array of lavish parties, openings, and fetes- each one more lavish […]

Who is leading the Race for the 2015 Awards Season?

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The red carpet race track from Cannes to the Academy Awards By Norah Bradford Speculation surrounding who will take home the coveted statues during the 2015 Awards Season starts as early as the Festival du Cannes located in the South of France in May, and from there takes many unpredictable twists and turns during the festivals as film producers and companies seek […]

Les Miserable Hits All the Right Notes

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By Jane Meyer The Broadway revival of Les Miserable has hit the Imperial Theater on Broadway. For those of you who may have missed the original, have no fear for you haven’t missed a thing! There are musicals and then there are MUSICALS and Les Miz is most assuredly in the latter category. After enjoying […]


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FOILING PLOTS TO BLOW UP THE UN & ISRAEL GIVE A TIMELY TWIST TO POLITICAL THRILLER, THE BOOK OF ZEV “How do you go from being a simple traffic engineer to the puppet for a gang of religious zealots running the country – and possibly one of the most evil men in the world?” – […]

Local Charity + Local Main Street

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A Winning Formula for our Communities Port Washington Village Jeweler Glenn Bradford partnering with community based charities to raise funds & awareness with their 13th Annual “Holiday Shop for Charity” For Immediate Release PORT WASHINGTON, NY (November 06, 2014)—Lillian McCormick didn’t realize who Glenn Bradford was when she waltzed into his shop with her winning […]

Ovarian Cancer Research Fund’s 20th Anniversary Legends Gala

Ovarian Cancer Research Fund's 20th Anniversary Legends Gala, Hosted by Harry Connick Jr.

Ovarian Cancer Research Fund’s 20th Anniversary Legends Gala, Hosted by Harry Connick Jr. The Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF) celebrated it’s 20th anniversary with the Legends Gala on Wednesday, November 5th at The Pierre in New York. This glamorous evening united the business, philanthropy, fashion, media and entertainment industries behind the important cause and together raise money toward the much-needed funds for […]

Great Books for Fall Fireside Reading

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By Clara Morgan Manners that Matter Most – The Easy Guide to Etiquette at Home and in the World

Knock On Woodward


By Rory Winston Replete in niche galleries whose names sound like Indie bands – i.e.: the Lodge, Con Artist Collective, Ramiken Crucible, On Stellar Rays – the Lower East Side is in the throes of an artistic Renaissance, a resurgence as vibrant as in the days of Warhol, de Kooning and Lichtenstein. To be fair, […]

Awards Watch


By Norah Bradford The fall film festival circuit begins with the 39th annual Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) this September 4, 2014 – September 14, 2014, offering a first indication of the upcoming awards season’s major contenders. From period dramas to biopics, sci-fi flicks and dark comedies, if buzz is any indication, these films should […]

Traveler’s Guide to the 22nd Annual Hamptons International Film Festival


By Clara Morgan The 22st Annual Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) takes place this year Thursday, October 9, 2014 through Monday, October 12, 2014 and will showcase some of the hottest movies this fall, many of which made their big screen debuts earlier this year at the Cannes and Toronto Film Festivals. Academy Award-nominee Jean-Marc […]

Following the World’s Elite Film Festivals


Norah Bradford Picks Her Favorites Industry watchers set your calendars – While there are over 2,000 annual film festivals in the world, only a handful are truly renowned. Attendees have the opportunity to critique each film and gain insight on the latest developments in the industry. These elite festivals also provide access to financing, professional […]

French Superstar Musician, Singer and Actor, Patrick Bruel, to Tour The U.S. October 30 – November 8


Tour Will Visit Six Cities Around the U.S.: New York, Los Angeles, Washington DC, Miami, Boston and Houston NEW YORK (October 6 2014) – The 2014 Patrick Bruel tour will kick off at the Fillmore in Miami Beach, Fla. on October 30th and will visit major cities across the United States with shows planned in Los […]

Charles James Beneath the Dress


The Designer’s Never-Before-Seen Drawings on display at The National Arts Club By Joe Alexander “I don’t believe in homosexuality. I believe that people are sexual or they’re not,” said designer Charles James in a 1977 documentary conducted by writer R. Couri Hay and filmmaker Anton Perich. The statement is a fitting lead-in to a surprising […]

Big Apple Buzz

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By Flo Anthony Splitzville for NYC Housewife After giving her husband, Mario Singer, “many chances,” Real Housewives of New York star Ramona Singer has decided to end her 22-year marriage. Although she kicked him to the curb back in July, Ramona only went public with the split last month, soon after Mario and his supposed […]

BEACH CIRCUIT Scenes from The Hamptons

Bonnie Pfeifer Evans and Julia Koch: The 10th Annual Charles Evans
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By Clara Morgan

CITY CIRCUIT Scenes from New York

The World Premiere of “The Giver:” Brenton Thwaites, Katie Holmes,
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By Clara Morgan

Naughty but Nice

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By Rob Shuter Well, what a month it has been. Being on hiatus from my morning show, “The Gossip Table” on VH1 – the network that’s home to ‘Love and Hip Hop,’ ‘Dating Naked’ and me, this whiter than white, fully clothed British cheeky chap – has been exhausting. Not having to pop out of […]

Profiling the Profiler


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Unleash Your Inner Picasso

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By Peter Elston Spice up the standard Happy Hour experience and get on board with New York’s newest and most unique social nightlife craze, Tipsy Crafts™. Combining cocktails, creativity and crafts, these one-of-a-kind art classes held at some of Manhattan’s hottest restaurants and bars are redefining the meaning of ‘arts and crafts’.

College Tour


By Ann Grenier Thousands of new graduates from the nation’s leading universities flock to New York City every year with dreams of making it big and enjoying some of the best nightlife the city has to offer. Events planning company College Tour brings these talented young graduates together for alumni reunion parties at some of […]

The Most Important Traits of Successful Daters


  By Carly Spindel   Be Open Minded It’s essential to be open minded. Being narrow minded and choosing to only date a certain type of person won’t help you fall in love. You should give everyone a fair chance.

Beauty Transformers


Ann Lawlor’s Picks 1. BOSCIA Konjac Cleansing Sponge With Bamboo Charcoal $15   2. LA PRAIRIE Skin Caviar Luxe Sleep Mask, 50 ml $300   3. ONSEN AM PM Powder Technology $270   4.CHELLA Heated Eyelash Curler $22   5. ARTIS Elite Collection $24 – $62   6. ELCHIM 3900 […]

An Oasis in the City


Escape the frenetic pace of the city and enjoy peace, serenity and relaxation at the Oasis Day Spa that recently underwent a complete restorative makeover. From the mood lighting to the addition of neighboring business, Breathe Easy, that features a Himalayan salt room and neutral stone grey palette, One Park Avenue is about relaxation in […]

Big Apple Buzz

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Designer Shoe Queen /Socialite Tamara Mellon has put her Upper East Side Mansion in the Sky on East 95th Street up for sale. According to Curbed NY, the Jimmy Choo co-founder has listed the penthouse for $34 million. Mellon bought the place from Edgar Bronfman Jr. in 2008 for $21 million. Sources say she wants […]

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