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Luxury Italian Prosecco Vintner David Noto

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By Isaiah Negron Flowing from the foothills of the Italian Dolomites comes Italy’s newest and most elegant Prosecco, Altaneve. Originating in the town of Valdobbiadene in Treviso, Italy, an area known for producing the highest quality of sparkling wine for centuries, Altaneve is composed of 100% glera grapes that are hand-picked and hand-selected on the […]


iPark’s Bill Lerner: Saving Lives with Shoes

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By Isaiah Negron Parking entrepreneur Bill Lerner is breaking new ground with his parking business iPark and his recently founded charitable initiative, Billy4Kids. The booming parking business, which is launching a new app this spring was founded in 1962 by Bill’s father Jack with a single 25-car lot. Bill took over the business in 1978 […]


A New Standard in Brow Perfection

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By W.A. Muller Seeking the perfect brows that will complement your features, enhance the expressiveness of your face and give you that overall wow factor? Head to the browlab, a new partnership by completely bare and celebrity eyebrow stylist Joey Healy.


Bianca Del Rio: Today, “Drag Race,” Tomorrow, the World

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By Isaiah Negron Wielding incredibly sharp wit, an unapologetic tongue and a killer ensemble, Bianca Del Rio is a queen who consistently breaks the mold of what it means to perform in drag. Her coveted upcoming spot as a contestant on the sixth season of Logo’s “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” not to mention her rise to […]


Aesthetics Sans Frontières

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Dr. Kassir, The Man Behind the Faces By Rory Winston  |  Photography by Kenji Nakamura Oh darling, I absolutely adore that new dress; and where ever did you buy those lovely lips and matching breasts?” Yes, things have certainly changed – especially on the West Coast and Down South where it has become a sign of […]


What Does Google Know About Me?

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By Thomas F. La Vecchia, MBA It’s safe to say that most of us use search engines such as Google as the go-to when in search of general information, answers, products, venues and countless other things. But what if someone is searching you? If you can find everything you need on Google, it has to […]


Greenwich Project’s Nick Boccio & Chef Carmine Di Giovanni

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By Isaiah Negron From the age of 16, Carmine Di Giovanni dreamed of becoming a chef.  He cultivated his love for the culinary arts and honed his cooking skills in the kitchen of a neighborhood restaurant in Staten Island, peeling carrots and prepping dishes. After graduating from the New York Restaurant School at age 20, […]


Alexa Ray Joel, Notice Her

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By Christopher A. Pape  |  Photography by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images Styling by Caitlin Monahan Location: Bolton & Watt Hair by Angelo David Pisacreta for Angelo David Salon Makeup by Laura Mitchell for Angelo David Salon | DIOR Beauty Jewelery by Margo Manhattan, Virgins, Saints & Angels, Brooklyn Heavy Metal & SCHO Jewelry _____________________________________________________________________ The […]


Margo Manhattan: A Woman As Beautiful As Her Jewelry

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By Alison Cederbaum There are few things in this world that symbolize a love than a piece a jewelery. And there are few places in New York City that can match the quality and look of Margo Manhattan a boutique shop on Madison Avenue whose sole purpose is to create exquisite pieces for men and […]


Fast Times with Melissa Lee

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By Christopher A. Pape  |  Photography by Andrew Walker/Getty Images Her combination of brains, beauty and charm has made her a leading figure in the financial news business. Her ability to gauge the subtle changes in the financial markets has made her a trusted source for analysis that is accurate and hard-hitting. Her ethnicity, Chinese-American, […]


Shea – The Prince of Christmas

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By Isaiah Negron Grammy-balloted singer and songwriter Shea Arender, a.k.a. Shea, began singing from the tender age of seven years old in New Orleans. His first on-stage performance was at twelve when he sang in a rock tribute show. “My first time performing, I sang some oldies from Ricky Nelson and Elvis,” he remembers. “I […]


OUR MAN ROLLINS

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By Rory Winston Look forward in anger: a fitting battle cry for stand-up raconteur Henry Rollins, the punk patriot who continues to wave his symbolic Black Flag behind enemy lines. Though the band of that name has retreated into history, Rollins refuses to surrender to either unfocused rage or age. Instead, he has become a […]


Chic with Cheban

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By Christopher A. Pape •  Photography by Dave Kotinsky/GETTY IMAGES Many of Resident’s usual readers will not immediately recognize the name Jonathan Cheban. While his profile is certainly large enough to warrant a cover, he isn’t the typical personality that we feature. However, there is one thing he is, and that is hot; he knows […]


25 New Yorkers I’d Like to Know Better… And Why!

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By Christopher A. Pape (In No Particular Order) Jonathan Tisch – for his Superbowl XLVIII tickets Richard Johnson – to be featured in his new gossip column in the NY Post Ronald Perelman – so that I can say I’m friends with a billionaire Lachlan Cartwright – to get mentioned in his Daily News column, […]


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By George Wayne I knew when I was asked to cohost a fabulous fashion week luncheon with the iconic nutty (and legendary) supermodel Janice Dickinson that this would be one fabulous afternoon filled with mirth, catty quips galore and one for the ages.  Sure enough, the nutty 70s queen of the catwalk did not disappoint. […]


Mario Cantone: An Artist Who Fits No Mold

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By Gunjan J. Sewhani Photography by GETTY IMAGES/Andrew Walker When Mario Cantone is asked about the genesis of his career, he can’t really pinpoint how it all started—for a couple of seconds he lists various mediums and platforms he had as a budding artist: “There’s Broadway…and standup comedy… and….” he trails off and, after a […]


Mayoral Candidate John Catsimatidis: A True New Yorker

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By Gunjan J. Sewhani Photography by Getty Images/Andrew Walker Margo Catsimatidis welcomes us into an apartment that spans the entire floor of a classic Fifth Avenue building. The apartment is cozily reminiscent of a home that has been nurtured by a family for generations. Knick-knacks and framed photographs line the walls and daintily stand atop […]


Michelle-Marie Heinemann: A Family Story

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By Anna Ryan As a mother in New York City, life can be hectic, but Michelle-Marie Heinemann has it under control. Not only is she a wife and mother of two, but she’s also an expressionist painter, involved with multiple charities and an avid equestrian. But it doesn’t stop there, she’s also opening a high-end […]


Paige Davis: A New Yorker Gives Back To Her Beloved City

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By Gunjan J. Sewhani Resident sat down with Paige Davis, a transplanted New Yorker who has turned her passion for one of the most quintessential New York phenomena, Broadway, into a means for helping the city’s children in need. And what great timing it was: our August issue is all about the “back-to-school” season. Paige […]


A Conversation with President Clinton

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By Trish Regan I was in Chicago for the third annual Clinton Global Initiative meeting where the focus was on restoring growth to our economy. Bloomberg TV was the exclusive broadcaster from the event and, while there, I had the opportunity to speak with the creator of the event himself, Former President of the United […]


Jill Rappaport: A Voice for the Animals

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By Gunjan Sewhani and Anna Ryan Photography by Getty Images/Andrew Walker Jill Rappaport, the award-winning Animal Advocate and Correspondent at NBC’s The Today Show and Nightly News, started her luminous career in journalism over two decades ago on the West Coast as an “entertainment reporter.” She says (only half-jokingly) “I went from the red carpet […]


Shohreh Aghdashloo’s Road to Success

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By Christopher A. Pape & Anna Ryan With a voice reminiscent of Kathleen Turner and as beautiful as a Persian queen, Shohreh Aghdashloo has roared onto the Hollywood scene. If you think she did so by a fluke, you would be wrong. It was only through hard work and perseverance that she honed her skills […]


Dr. Kenneth Mark – Cosmetic Dermatologist

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By Aleksandra Milicevic “I am not a bit vain,” said the Story Girl,  “It is not vanity to know your own good points. It would just be stupidity if you didn’t. It’s only vanity when you get puffed up about them. “ Excerpt from The Story Girl written by Lucy Maud Montgomery in 1911.


Edward Alava – The DOG Store

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By Isaiah Negron New York City’s premier dog groomer Edward Alava has redefined what it means to have your dog cared for and pampered, whether you’re a proud “parent” or a celebrity like Blake Lively who brings her beloved Maltipoo Penny. From the age of 16 in his native San Francisco, Alava would drive to […]


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