simon powles

CEO: Simon Powles

By Carlos Lacayo. Carnegie Hall, N.Y. Botanical Garden & THE N. Y. Historical Society Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski, Barbara Walters, Rufus Wainwright and Glenn Close have all experienced the delectable expertise of the Starr Catering Group (SCG) this summer at both Carnegie Hall and The New York Historical Society where they are the in house…

URBANITE – A Stone Appears

By Hugh Janus. A Stone Appears is an arthouse Meta-Avant Garde short film about a man and a woman live in an infinite routine loop, until a stone appears.    A Stone Appears is a short film written and directed by Constantine Venetopoulos featuring award winning actor Bill Skarsgård and Emma Doxiadi, with cinematography by Award…

MELODY MAYER’S “WearWithAll” Boutique & Gallery in Easthampton

MELODY MAYER’S “WearWithAll” Boutique & Gallery in Easthampton By: Lindsay Hildebrant   “TEA TIME WITH MELODY” Madonna and Hilary Clinton both have collectibles from edgy fashion designer, Melody Mayer. This savvy designer has just opened WearWithAll, a boutique and gallery at 10 Main Street in East Hampton. Melody marries designer goods for women and men with her…

Francesca Lana

Francesca Lana If Malcolm Gladwell had a poster girl for the “connectors” he famously wrote about in his best-selling book The Tipping Point, it might just be Francesca Lana. The London-based entrepreneur and mother-to-be is well-known among friends and colleagues for bringing together people; sometimes through a quick email exchange or other times, through the…

Meet Photographer EVAN GUTTMAN

Meet Photographer EVAN GUTTMAN Behind the lens of our esteemed covers and all of our beautiful fashion and beauty spreads is talented photographer Evan Guttman. From shooting inside $60 Million penthouses to private jets, Evan’s eye keeps our covers and editorials fresh and engaging which capture the essence of the luxury lifestyle. At EvanWasHere Photography,…

URBANITE – Hershey Felder

URBANITE – Hershey Felder The Power of a Singular Performance  By: Kristen Oliveri   For any actor, the thought of being onstage for over 90 minutes without a single interruption or moment of reprieve might send some into a tailspin; others a fit of rage. But for Hershey Felder, performing alone in a one man show…