The Brand Wagon: Airborne with Avión

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By Don Winter & Rory Winston Privileged Access… Tips from the Top… Memos from a Mogul…? No. We didn’t need one more of those columns that brandished recycled quotes from industrial magnates as though they were surefire formulas for amassing fortunes. Our age had a surfeit of how-to books where Google-searched aphorisms passed for wisdom […]

Hearing is Believing

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  By Rory Winston Photos by Noam Galai/Getty Images “I’m waiting for better angels” sings the recently deceased ‘it’s my party’ legend Lesley Gore on her last album Ever Since; and not since Johnny Cash did the legendary cover version of Trent Reznor‘s Hurt has an aging icon found a better fit. Had Stephen Sondheim’s Desiree in A Little […]

The Lady Sheila Stable Sheila Rosenblum


By Isaiah Negron he world of horse racing is getting a new generation of committed women involved. Sheila Rosenblum is the owner of Lady Sheila Stable and chief investor and manager of Lady Sheila Stable Two, an ownership collective of high profile female investors. A resident of Manhattan, Ms. Rosenblum has experienced great success in […]



By George Wayne You know, come to think of it, when artsy-fartsy folk contemplate and ponder the query to yours truly, “George – who is the next Andy Warhol?” I always tend to reply – George Wayne is the next Andy Warhol, darling! And then when the curious artsy-fartsy retorts, “And who is your Fred […]

Michael Nouri in NBC’s New Miniseries, ‘The Slap’

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By W. A. Muller Veteran actor Michael Nouri is appearing in five of NBC’s eight-episode miniseries, The Slap. Based on the book by Christos Tsiolkas and Australian television series of the same name, The Slap is produced by Matchbox Pictures and stars Peter Sarsgaard, Thandie Newton, Uma Thurman, Zachary Quinto, Melissa George, Thomas Sadoski and […]

Budapest Drama Festival is a Knockout

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- Enter New Hungarian Dramatists Stage Left, Right and Politically Centered By Rory Winston ‘As shameful as it seems, artists working in a totalitarian dictatorship are often envied by those who work in freedom’, Tom Stoppard related at a conference in the mid-eighties while discussing his recent translation of a Václav Havel play. There was […]

Family, Football and Philanthropy Nicole DiCocco Leads the Charge for The H.O.P.E. Foundation For a Better Tomorrow


By Isaiah Negron There are few things in life stronger than a family who bands together in the face of tragedy to help others. Frank DiCocco, a highly respected 29-year-old football coach worked with inner city youth that needed encouragement and guidance both on and off the field. After his untimely death in 2011, his […]

Royal Painter: Abdullah Qandeel


By Nathaniel Goehring Kanye West, Adrian Grenier, and business luminaries including real estate mogul David Perry are all collectors of Saudi Arabian artist Abdullah Qandeel’s work. He has also attracted the most powerful clientele in the Middle East, from billionaire Saudi princes and Malaysian entrepreneurs to restaurant and retail tycoons. “I’ve always felt everything was […]


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By Kate Bidinger Mixing reclaimed wood and metal with cowhide and velvet creates a harmonious room full of texture and contrast. To maximize this rustic yet glamorous aesthetic, keep the big furniture pieces neutral while incorporating color through accessories or art. Layer natural materials like horn, burled wood, penshell and glass, but don’t be afraid […]

Bathtubs In Your Dreams

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By Jonathan Baron If you see yourself in a bathtub in your dreams, your subconscious may be telling you need renewal and an escape from everyday problems. You need to rid yourself of the burdens you have been carrying. Alternatively it indicates your mood for love and pursuit of pleasure and relaxation. Here are just […]

Delicious Eats

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The Upper East Side is home to many delicious and innovative restaurants. For our new series, In the Neighborhood, we profile four of favorites. Ranging from haute Italian to classic American, these restaurants are sure to satisfy! Swifty’s Restaurant Renowned restaurateurs Chef Stephen Attoe and Robert Caravaggi, former chef and maître d’ respectively of legendary […]

DLT Interiors Does It Best


Debbie Travin of DLT Interiors has done it again! She’s just completed a large 3 bed/3 bath apartment on the Upper East Side with spectcular city views. She explains that the home had to be renovated before she could start the interior design. The apartment was very dark because the previous owners had heavy drapery, […]

What’s going on at 92Y


Located in the heart of New York City’s Upper East Side, 92Y’s School of the Arts is internationally recognized for the quality and scope of its adult and childhood arts education programs. Regarded as one of the country’s top community-based art centers, the 92nd Street Y School of the Arts offers more than 400 classes […]

Keeping Up with Nancy Spielberg

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By Hillary Latos As the youngest sister of director Steven Spielberg and screenwriter Ann Spielberg film making and philanthropy clearly runs in the gene pool. Originally hailing from Camden, NJ this close knit family moved out to Arizona as children, which is where they got their start in the industry. Resident caught up with this […]

Actress and Animal Advocate

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By Isaiah Negron With a notable international acting career that spans two decades and a highly anticipated memoir due out this year, blonde beauty Leesa Rowland has come a long way since her days growing up on her family’s Texas cattle ranch. Leesa knew from a young age that she belonged on the big screen. […]

Fragrant Fashion

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By Isaiah Negron Fashion queen and entrepreneur Josie Natori has created an empire beyond even what she set out to accomplish, crossing continents, navigating various careers and surmounting countless obstacles to create her global brand, Natori. Founded in 1977 and one of today’s most recognizable fashion brands, each of the Natori collections – Josie Natori, […]

2015 – Don’t Count The USA Out


By Larry Greenfield The New Year is upon us and whilst some financial trends have been broken others remain in place. Let’s talk this month though about long term investment trends. I personally do not believe the business cycle has changed fundamentally. We could be due for a mild recession but due to the nature […]


Samurai Exhibit at LACMA

By George Wayne The first time I ever visited Los Angeles, California in 1992, I stayed at the Chateau Marmont and met the artist Ed Ruscha by the hotel’s iconic pool. On my latest visit to L.A. a few weeks ago, I thought of that moment of meeting the fabled artist who is as synonymous […]

The Image Expert


By Hillary Latos With over 13 years of experience in the fashion industry, Erika Chloe saw a niche in the market and started a new industry called image consulting. With a background in textile design from FIT to stints at Harper’s Bazaar and designing for Bloomingdales and Lord and Taylor, she put her skill set […]


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Liliya Chernova – The Skin Care Expert behind “The Perfect Facial”

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By Clara Morgan Madison Avenue is New York City’s most fashionable address for skin beautification. It’s also home to one of New York’s most renowned skin care and beauty specialists – Liliya Chernova – of The Perfect Facial, Inc. With more than 20 years’ experience in skin care at the most exclusive beauty companies in Manhattan, Liliya is passionate about helping her clients achieve […]


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By W.A. Muller A new generation of New York’s most innovative and talented young philanthropists has arrived! Each bearing fresh takes and new perspectives on their respective field, our list of Philanthropists Under 30 has achieved much in local history preservation, animal care or fine art education. Here they share their inspiring stories and visions […]

Ronald McDonald House Makes a Difference


By W.A. Muller Ronald McDonald House New York is nonprofit organization that provides a temporary “home away from home” for pediatric cancer patients and their families. The House located on East 73rd Street in Manhattan, is a supportive and caring environment, which encourages and nurtures the development of child-to-child and parent-to-parent support systems. The work […]

Three Unique New York Experiences to Ring in 2015

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By Clara Morgan Supernova at Novotel New York Times Square Third Annual New Year’s Eve Party Supernova at Novotel New York Times Square Third Annual New Year’s Eve Party Supernova at the Novotel Hotel New York Times Square is the most spectacular place to witness the 2015 midnight Ball Drop – with an expansive outdoor, heated terrace overlooking all the action. […]

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