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Lisa Jackson LJ Cross

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By: Isaiah Negron With an eye for edgy design and the drive to make her visions come to life, designer Lisa Jackson is no stranger to success. Beginning her career as a private Art and Antiques Consultant, she traveled the globe in search of exceptional art and rare antiques. Having a knack for aesthetics and […]


Tony Cointreau Mother Teresa, Ethel Merman and Me

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By: Isaiah Negron The life of Tony Cointreau, the singer and scion of the French liqueur family, is not the typical story of a child born with a silver spoon in his mouth. He overcame an abusive childhood by finding friendship with three famous women, Mother Teresa, the Broadway star Ethel Merman and Lee Lehman, […]


New Era of Fat Removal

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By Cheryl Karcher As a dermatologist, who is also trained in health & nutrition, I really wanted to help people lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle. Therefore, I decided to complete a Fellowship at the Rockefeller University in nutrition and metabolism. Truthfully, any diet you choose to follow, whether it is the South Beach […]


Bravo Star Chanel Omari: More Than Just a Princess

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By Isaiah Negron In New York City, a girl has to prove she’s more than just a pretty face to make it. Designer and reality star Chanel Omari is stepping out into new spotlights to make her mark in the world. She is most famous for her recent role on Bravo’s “Princesses: Long Island”, narrating […]


Harboring Hearts: Michelle Javian

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By Isaiah Negron Harboring Hearts is a nonprofit organization providing support and resources for heart patients and their families that travel to New York City for lifesaving medical treatment. The organization helps families secure a home-like haven as they attend to their loved ones who are dealing with serious cardiac disease. They also provide resources […]


The Polo Boy: Morgan O’Connor

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Words By Christopher A. Pape | Photos By Patrick McMullan The old adage goes that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. But in the case of Morgan O’Connor, he entirely owns male beauty for himself; a form so perfect that Polo Ralph Lauren has been working with him for three years and yet […]


Jonathan Tisch: East Side Eloise

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Story by Rory Winston | Photography by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images What’s in a name? Be it Montague or Capulet, it’s unlikely that either side would question the sweet smell of a successful Tisch. Whether one is an art student in NYU, a duck waddling through Central Park’s Children’s zoo, a man with a business […]


A New Approach to Holistic Patient Care

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By W.A. Muller Holistic is characterized by comprehension of the parts of something as intimately interconnected and explicable only by reference to the whole. This is the foundation for Dr. Neil Sadick’s innovative approach for his patient care as one of the leading aesthetic dermatologists in NYC. He calls it “3-D rejuvenation” and in the […]


Where Taste Meets Nature

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By Alison Cederbaum Walk into any palace of fine living. A beloved restaurant, bejeweled hotel lobby, friend’s penthouse. If the flowers inspire awe, chances are good that you›re gazing at one of Alix Astir›s creations. New York›s duchess of floral design, the CEO of Trellis Fine Florals is building an empire out of exquisite taste: one arrangement at a time. She […]


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, […]


Resident Alien

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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. […]


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