Resident Picks

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 […]


From Michelin to Michelin

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By Rory Winston Roadside clam shacks crossed with culinary aspiration? You’ve seen the likes of the former in films celebrating the 50’s by the coast: Gas stations with Coca Cola signs dangling precariously in the wind, Ice cubes advertised in handwritten cutouts off some seaside interstate, a badly drawn lobster with the words Open till […]


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 […]


The Goring Hotel

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Enjoy a video from our friends in the UK at The Goring Hotel. Perhaps soon we will take a closer look at this gorgeous boutique hotel, wink wink Goring!


Saratoga County, New York

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Saratoga County is full of summer fun, world-class horse racing, the arts, family festivals and so much more now through Labor Day.


STORIES TO BE SPUN

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By Rory Winston Spinning a yarn as though one’s life depended on it is the subtext of “Scheherazade.” It is also the essence of the Kirov Ballet, the historically-renowned company of tale-spinners, leapers, and contortionists that have put their respective cabrioles, triple tours and jetés entrelacés at the service of this ballet classic. The well […]


THE EXPANDING BORSCHT BELT

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By Rory Winston In the mid-70’s, comedian Robert Klein in a set recalled how frustrating it was to watch early Borscht Belt comics: ‘Each joke came with a ‘beauty of a lead-in’ only to succumb to an incomprehensible Yiddish punch-line. Translating these show-stopper phrases was impossible since they often amounted to no more than an […]


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