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

 

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 to vacate the sedate Upper East Side for a tonier “downtown vibe.” The luxury pad boasts five bedrooms, four wood-burning fireplaces, a solarium, a 13-by-23-foot walk-in closet/dressing room which houses her one-of-a-kind “built-in shoe racks and frosted windows at the top.”…

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, and after a quick, long weekend nesting at the chicly appointed Thompson Chicago located in the heart of Chicago’s Gold coast, GW is more than looking forward to a return visit.

Around The Town

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 loudly .” Dr. Nicholas Toscano, who has fixed the smiles of Hilary and Bill Clintion and President George Bush, Sr., opened a new office at 116 Central Park South manhattanperiodontist.com

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 at the Virginia School of the Arts under the direction of Petrus Bossman and David Keener.

Events that Matter

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 included Sean Young, Actress; Will Lee, Musician and Shawn Pelton, Musician.

Around The Town

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. “…. Sarah Jessica Parker, “I don’t judge others. I say if you feel good with what you’re doing, let your freak flag fly.”

Big Apple Buzz

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’ Game for the 2014 World Cup Brazil at Pillard 38 in midtown. At Philippe, he and Kourtney, who is expecting the couple’s third child, dined with Khloe Kardashian and her new boyfriend, rapper French Montana.

THE INDELIBLE DEL

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.…