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An Oasis in the City

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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 […]


Resident Alien

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By George Wayne So there was your favorite incorrigible, ink-stained wretch totally at ease, exuding effortless chic from seat 3A (American) on a quick getaway weekend to what GW will now declare – Chicago: America’s Coolest City. The Windy City, is how most jetrosexuals, raconteurs have long referred to Chicago. It was my first visit, […]


Around The Town

Georgina and Michael Bloomberg @ Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation Gala

With Columnist Joe Alexander & Photographer Patrick McMullan Guardian of the Galaxy stars Zoe Saldana, “I love wearing men’s clothing and underwear.” Benicio del Toro, “I’m a fan myself so when a fan does something that might be strange, I understand it.” And Chris Pratt, “My favorite way to blow off steam is to sing […]


JAMES WHITESIDE ABT’S PRIMO BALLERINO

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By Isaiah Negron Produced by Joe Alexander American Ballet Theatre principaldancer and pop star James Whiteside is making his mark both on and off the ABT stage. Performing since age nine in his hometown of Fairfield, Connecticut, Whiteside began his training at the D’Valda & Sirico Dance and Music Centre and went on to continue […]


Events that Matter

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By W.A. Muller Vaneese Thomas Launched Her New Album at the Cutting Room Singer, songwriter and industry veteran Vaneese Thomas launched her new album Blues for My Father at The Cutting Room in New York City. Guests enjoyed listening to Vaneese’s soulful Blues songs while dining at the venue’s candlelit tables. Notable guests in attendance […]


Around The Town

Sarah Jessica Parker @ Lincoln Center

With Columnist Joe Alexander & Photographer Patrick McMullan Neil Patrick Harris, “It’s easier for me to flirt with girls now that girls know that I’m gay. It almost makes it a sexier encounter than if I was trying to pretend that I was straight.” Hugh Jackman…..“If I’m a lush at anything, it’s food and drink. […]


Big Apple Buzz

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When it comes to getting his eat on, Scott Disick is a renaissance guy. The “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” star who’s in New York to film “Kourtney and Khloe Take The Hamptons” hit up both the posh Philippe Chow on the Upper East Side and McDonald’s launch of the new Peel Play Ole’ Ole’ […]


THE INDELIBLE DEL

Del Close Marathon; Improv Theater International Event in NYC

By Rory Winston Although you may have heard the legendary skull allegory, few people today working outside the field of comedy are familiar with the name Del P. Close. Yes, he’s the guy who on his deathbed bequeathed his skull to be used as a credited prop in the Goodman Theater’s upcoming rendition of Hamlet. […]


Calling All French Film Buffs

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By W.A. Muller Films on the Green is a free outdoor French film festival produced annually in New York City parks by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States, FACE and the City of New York Parks & Recreation Department.


Around The Town

Miss NY Teen USA Corrin Stellakis @ TBDA Masquerade Gala

With Columnist Joe Alexander & Photographer Patrick McMullan Angelina Jolie confesses of her new film, “Maleficent has a wicked sense of fun. She enjoys being evil and she revels in it.” Her co-star Elle Fanning admits, “I’d much rather dress like a 5-year-old than a 21 year old.”


Big Apple Buzz

Solange Knowles

My colleagues over at the Confidential column of the New York Daily News are reporting that Solange Knowles’ elevator attack on her brother-in-law Jay Z at a Met Gala after-party in the Boom Boom Room at the Standard Hotel in the Meatpacking District was ignited because the rap mogul had plans to head to Rihanna’s […]


Wall to Wall: New York, Paris & Helsinki

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Sampsa’s Street Art: a genre 70 years in the making By Rory Winston It was in 1944 at the height of the holocaust when a locally renowned actor staged a performance in Budapest’s largest theater – one regularly frequented by Nazi officials and soldiers alike. The event took place just a few weeks after the […]


Head over Heels for Hedwig

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch : Theater Review / NY / Broadway / Time : 2014 Spring By Rory Winston What would I be writing if Hedwig and the Angry Inch was the name of a real band rather than the fictitious one in the play of that title? Since suspension of disbelief rarely gets […]


RESIDENT ALIEN

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By George Wayne The first thing you notice about the brawny Russian-born mastodon Alex Reznik is his immense barrel chest and the sprawling muscled mass that envelops his broad back and thick neck. If he looks like a personal trainer well, that is because he is. What makes him exemplary and the current talk of […]


Reshaping the Art of Jewelry

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By Hillary Latos As Antwerp is known for being a hotbed for new designers, the latest Belgian jewelry line to emerge is Laurence Bruyninckx’s customizable, interchangeable, and stackable engagement rings. As a newly engaged woman, the timing couldn’t be more perfect for this talented young star who just launched the luxurious LX collection.


Making a Difference in NYC

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By W.A. Muller Founded in 1812, New York City Mission Society is one of the most vital human services agencies in the city, providing support for children, youth and adults who live in New York’s most underserved communities. Our programs provide participants with the knowledge and life skills necessary to succeed as independent members of […]


THE COUTURE COUNCIL OF THE MUSEUM AT FIT

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By W.A. Muller The Couture Council of The Museum at FIT, created in 2004, is a membership group dedicated to supporting The Museum at FIT, a specialized museum of fashion. The Couture Council helps make it possible for the museum to mount world-class exhibitions of fashion, to acquire important objects for its permanent collection, and […]


Marcelo Gomes Danseur Nobel & Choreographer

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By Joe Alexander When American Ballet Theatre opens its spring season at the Metropolitan Opera House on May 12th, Marcelo Gomes will once again capture the attention and imagination of sophisticated balletomanes from around the world.


Les MiserableS Hits All the Right Notes

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By Jane Meyer The Broadway revival of Les Miserables 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 […]


Go All The Way

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By John Meyer Lyndon Baines Johnson is not the first President who comes to mind when you think of a civil rights advocate and champion of the poor. His predecessor, JFK, is in fact the president many Americans might associate with the equal rights movement. However, without LBJ, many of JFK’s wishes for our nation’s […]


Events that Matter

Lucia Hwong Gordon, Margo Manhattan, LuAnn DeLesseps, Arnie Rosenshein & Dr. Karl Krieger

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The New York Women’s Foundation

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By W. A. Muller The New York Women’s Foundation® (NYWF) is a cross-cultural alliance of women working to improve the lives of women and families in New York City. The New York Women’s Foundation funds women-led, community-based organizations that promote economic security, anti-violence and safety, health, and sexual and reproductive rights.


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