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Charting a private plane is no longer limited to moguls, movie stars or hedge fund managers. JetSuite CEO Alex Wilcox (a JetBlue founding executive) makes flying private more accessible. The private jet charter company flies throughout the U.S. and recently added service to the Caribbean from the East Coast. The prices aren’t limited to royalty either—JetSuite guarantees an online quote and SuiteDeals for last-minute getaways. Think day flight to select destinations starting at $536 for the entire jet, not per person. We are so on board! jetsuite.com ELIZA KRPOYAN

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One&Only Resorts—with luxury properties in locales including Dubai, China, the Maldives and South Africa—launches an exclusive capsule collection. Appropriately titled 10 for 10, the collection celebrates One&Only Resorts’ tenth anniversary with designs by 10 coveted fashion designers, including Orlebar Brown and Camilla Franks. The exclusive collection includes an oasis-themed sandal by Charlotte Olympia, a natural raffia hat by Melissa Odabash, a kaftan by Matthew Williamson, tailored shirts by Thom Sweeney and vintage-inspired sunglasses by Linda Farrow. Packing optional. Available at select One&Only boutiques, oneandonlyresorts.com ELIZA KRPOYAN

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Andy Ellwood (a man who once sold private jets for Warren Buffett), Sonny Caberwal and Angelo Bruno introduce Bond Gifts, an app for mobile phones and tablets that allows customers to send handwritten notes

TRAVELING FIRST CLASS WITH SOCIAL ICONS “The genuine social celebrity must think internationally,” columnist Elsa Maxwell advised in 1963, a decade after the first jet service was inaugurated. From the late 1950s into the early '70s, travel was the privilege of an elite few; society

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Alessio Bax, piano; Shmuel Ashkenasi, Pamela Frank, violin; Benjamin Beilman,Yura Lee, viola; Andreas Brantelid, cello

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Go-To Shoe: I walk a lot at night when I go out,

saw at a boutique in Paris.

Favorite Designers: Raf Simons for Dior, Martin Margiela,

especially in New York, so I tend to pick a comfortable

Fragrance: Philosykos by Diptyque

Alaïa, Joseph Altuzarra and Yohji Yamamoto. Also, I've

shoe. I can always count on my Miu Miu lace-up boots

One Beauty Product I Can't Live Without: My Guerlain

been admiring Ulyana Sergeenko's ultra-feminine couture

or my Ann Demeulemeester open-toe wedges.

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pieces lately.

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Style Inspiration: I would have to say my mother,

evening dress that my mother gave me, once I was

Sometimes, I dream of dinner parties with late-19th-

Sally Perrin. As a child, I remember her wearing a lot

old enough to wear it. It's light gray silk with real

century poets and composers in art nouveau-decorated

of Yohji Yamamoto, Nicolas Ghesquière for Balenciaga

embroidered seashells. I wore it for the first time to a

apartments. I would definitely choose to live during La

and Jean Paul Gaultier. I was so proud of her and

party in New York, and that night, a young man stepped

Belle Epoque (Paris in the 1900s).

always thought that my mom looked cooler than all of

on it, ripping all of the seashells apart. It was a mini

The Most Stylish People in My Book: Carolyn

the other moms at school! Her style is sophistication

dress by the time I got home. The good news is that the

Bessette-Kennedy for her elegant American minimalism,

with an edge.

young man has been my boyfriend ever since!

Kate Moss for her chic rock 'n' roll outfits, Rei Kawakubo

I Collect: Perrin Paris handbags

for her whimsical imagination and Catherine Deneuve,

cliché, but the beauty is so overwhelming it constantly

I Never Leave Home Without: Hopefully my keys and a

because she's my favorite French actress—she's

inspires me. Whether it's looking at Master paintings

pair of Perrin Paris gloves.

timeless and always a bit mysterious.

at the Musée d'Orsay or having an authentic meal at a

Right Now I Am Coveting: A sleek pair of Gianvito

My Style in Three Words: Minimal, sophisticated and a

beautiful restaurant, it makes me want to dress the part.

Rossi mules and a vintage Issey Miyake blouse that I

little quirky.

My other style inspiration is Paris. I know it sounds

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Jemima Kirke, Lena Dunham, Allison Williams and Zosia Mamet, from left, at the World Premiere of Season Three of Girls.

girls of the night Text by zachary weiss

Zachary Quinto, young photographer Michael Avedon,

third season of the series but not before Lena Dunham

and even British acting icon Sir Ian McKellen. I also

takes the stage—barefoot. "I already took off my shoes,

spot Standard hotelier André Balazs on site scoping

because I am so comfortable with all of you," she says.

out the competition alongside Harry Potter actress

Later, I set up shop in Lincoln Center's Allen Room.

2013 put the fêteration through its party paces, but

Bonnie Wright. Paulette Harwood, one of the original

The space is converted to show off the grittier sides of

2014 started with a beautiful bang on New Year's Eve.

ballerinas from the first Diamond Horseshoe, is draped

Manhattan, like a G-line subway (with suede seats!) and

My evening unfolds much like the rest of my life—a

over a banquette with daughter Paula and son-in-law

cocktails in Anthora cups. Karen Elson and her BFF,

delicate balancing act between undergraduate life and

Peter Gallagher by her side.

Sarah Sophie Flicker (whose handsome husband,

I dash down Ninth Avenue, dodging the mess that

Jesse Peretz, directed and produced the crowd-

open bar at the Bryant Park Grill and the reopening of the

is the Times Square masses post-ball drop, where No.

pleasing episode seven), snap photos together in the

grandiose and glamorous Diamond Horseshoe, tucked

8 and the Standard are both hosting now-legendary

subway car with Elson laying as if passed out. "This

in the basement of the hot-once-again Paramount Hotel.

New Year's fêtes of their own. I stop at the Standard to

party is like back to school. It's fun to see everyone

After ringing in the New Year, I arrive at Diamond

crash the tail end of deejay duo Icona Pop's celebration,

after the long holiday," Erin Fetherston tells me over

Horseshoe at 1 a.m. amid the spectacle of the

before joining the Rec Roomies at Amy Sacco and

the music. Leading gents Kellan Lutz, Joel McHale and

decadently, erotically charged interactive show Queen

Bobby Rossi's No. 8. The space is decked out in gold

Judd Apatow snack on fried chicken and mini waffles

of the Night, put on by the same creative minds behind

balloons for the New Year, and I stumble out somewhere

before hitting the dance floor with Dunham's co-star

Sleep No More at the McKittrick Hotel. While Sleep No

around 6 a.m. Braver souls were permitted to party until

Zosia Mamet, who also ditches her shoes by the end

More may be more stark and eerie, Queen of the Night

8 a.m. Frosted Flakes anyone?

of the night.

is lush and opulent and includes lobsters served in

A brief respite in the Catskills, and I'm back in the

To cap off the week, I join a gaggle of media folk and

birdcages. Think Eyes Wide Shut meets Cabaret by way

saddle for the premiere of the insanely popular HBO

bombshell Scarlett Johansson at the Gramercy Park

of Moulin Rouge with a few Thom Browne-designed

series Girls, where Andrew Saffir's Cinema Society crew

Hotel for an infomercial-style dinner where Johansson

punk rock cameos, and you kind of get the idea. I find a

has assembled once again for a legendary evening. We

officially steps out as the spokesperson for SodaStream

coterie of socials like NYC party staple and movie star

check out episodes one, two and seven of the upcoming

(and Johansson proved in Her that just her voice can win

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the Manhattan social swirl—this time between an abused

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Michael Avedon at the Paramount Hotel.

over anyone). The at-home-soda apparatus was looking

Two days later, I stop into MPD's La Cenita to fête

beau, Cobra Starship front man Gabe Saporta, joins

to revive the brand with a Super Bowl spot starring

the new Guess Jeans spokesgirl Priyanka Chopra—a

deejay Samantha Ronson on the 1s and 2s for a sing-

the actress. The $4 million dollar commercial ends up

favorite of Paper’s Mickey Boardman who equates

along before I'm on to the next one.

getting banned, but luckily I get a sneak peek. Before

her to Angelina Jolie-level stardom after crossing

I jet over to Chez André at the Standard East Village

dinner, ScarJo takes the stage to profess her love for

paths with the chanteuse on a trip to Mumbai judging

for the ALDO Fights AIDS benefit hosted by everyone's

the gadget. This includes a QVC-style demonstration for

a beauty pageant. “You would never know from talking

favorite jewelry designer/actor/model Waris Ahluwalia.

the crowd, and I am sold so long as it’s available in three

with her that she's basically the Angelina Jolie of India,"

Waris is getting eaten up by house photogs, and I spot

easy payments.

Boardman says, "until she's mobbed on the street

Chelsea Leyland again, along with investment lawyer

by fans!" Fellow fans include Prabal Gurung, Waris

(and my favorite new social) Elizabeth Kurpis. Kurpis

Ahluwalia, Bibhu Mohapatra and Natalie Suarez.

tells me, “The friendship bracelet was a unique and fun

The next week kicks off at the Jane Hotel with a team

Matteo Prandoni/BFAnyc.com

Matteo Prandoni; Joe Schildhorn; Neil Rasmus; Aleks Kocev /BFAnyc.com

of Vogue-approved beauties who are all out in support of Vintage Vanguard, a fundraising project benefitting

My last day on the town proves to be one of the nights

Dress for Success for which famed designers rework

when the stars align and I find myself hustling through

fight against AIDS. And what girl wouldn't love a throw

vintage pieces from young style icons Liz Goldwyn and

four parties in a single night. It starts at Bosideng's

back to those ubiquitous friendship bracelets of their

Elson's personal vintage collections. The two ladies play

pop-up shop at Rothmans, where Taye Diggs and The

childhood? Pile them on, please!” SCENE Yearbook

host for Vogue's Tonne Goodman, Zac Posen and a

Good Wife star Matt Czuchry host a cocktail hour for

issue stars Mazdack Rassi, Pamela Love and Timo

set of fashion folk that include Lauren Santo Domingo

the Chinese brand making its way stateside. Deejay

Weiland are marveling at the Terry Richardson shots of

of Moda Operandi, who are sponsors of the evening.

doyennes Chelsea Leyland and Mia Moretti provide

model Lindsey Wixson for the #FriendsFight campaign

M.O., the powerhouse presale site (which I'm convinced

the tunes, and Moretti gushes to me about the local

due out this month.

has some sort of Illuminati-style foothold on the fashion

designers she found on her recent trip to Shanghai.

collaboration given ALDO's long history supporting the

I finish the night uptown where I happen upon a

world) gives online shoppers a chance to get in on the

Then it's on to the Gramercy Terrace, where the CFDA

blowout at Harlow where Cinema Society and Alice +

bidding action for the cause, which in total raises more

and eyewear bigwigs Sunglass Hut, LensCrafters and

Olivia are hosting the after-party for the premiere of

than $50,000 from the party.

Vogue Eyewear host an intimate party for Charlotte

Gimme Shelter, in which Vanessa Hudgens transforms

To close out the night, the lithe Elson comes down

Ronson's new eyewear collection. Ronson is on hand

into a gritty, troubled pregnant teen alongside Rosario

from her perch atop one of the Jane's velvet sofas to

to model new shades with buddy Nicky Hilton, who has

Dawson. Following Spring Breakers with this role puts

perform avec guitar in front of the fireplace.

her bad-boy brother, Barron, in tow. Erin Fetherston's

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scoop you should know ...

Arielle Patrick

Corporate P.R. Strategist, Director of Publicity at The American Reader Place of Birth: New York City Zodiac Sign: Taurus Instagram: @Akpatrick1 Three Things I Love: My family, my job, Chanel Greatest Achievement: Raising $18K for African charity LIFT Investments during my senior year at Princeton Favorite Places to Travel: Martha's Vineyard Motto: Orare et Laborare

photography by ben kulo styling by jazmin gonzalez Hair by Katsumi Matsuo makeup by Stephanie Flor for NARS

you should know ...

Suit by Maggy Frances, Jewelry by Sretsis

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Jacket by Nick Point, T-shirt by Rag & Bone, Jeans by AllSaints, Shoes by Shoto

Coat and Shirt by Theory, Jeans by AllSaints, Shoes by Palladium

Doug Jacob

Partner at Willow Road, Toro, backbar Place of Birth: Milwaukee, Wisc. Zodiac Sign: Libra Instagram: @Dougjacob Charities: Fashion Delivers Favorite Places to Travel: Deia, Spain Greatest Achievement: My two beautiful daughters Motto: Moderation is weakness

Will Malnati

Partner at Willow Road, Toro, backbar Place of Birth: Evanston, Ill. Zodiac Sign: Taurus Instagram: @Willmalnati Charities: Many Hopes

Biggest Extravagance: Passport stamps Hidden Talent: Songwriting Treasured Possession: My great grandfather's Rolex Motto: You'll be surprised at how thankful you are for the prayers that God did not answer. 27

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scoop you should know ... Vest by Aero, Jacket by Adam Kimmel, Cardigan by Theory, Shirt by Brooks Brothers, Tie by the Andover Shop, Pants by D&G

Jacket and tie by Giorgio Armani, Cardigan by Club Monaco, Shirt by Gucci, Belt by Beltology, Jeans by 3x1

Darrell Hartman Freelance writer, co-founder of the travel/film website Jungles in Paris

Joey Jalleo Director of Special Projects at The Standard Hotels

Place of Birth: Brunswick, Maine / Zodiac Sign: Taurus

Place of Birth: Los Angeles / Zodiac Sign: Leo

Instagram: @Dwhartman, @Junglesinparis / Charities: World Monuments Fund,

Instagram: @Joeyjalleo / Nicknames: Bug, Jojo, Joie (pronounced Jhwah)

Death with Dignity National Center / Greatest Achievement: Managing to become a

Hidden Talent: I can sing “Little Bunny Foo Foo� in Korean.

professional travel writer / In 2014 ... I am excited to turn my website,

Favorite Places to Travel: Beirut, Paris, Mayan Riviera in that order

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Kimono by Stone Fox Bride, vintage Showgirl Costume, Shoes by Charlotte Olympia, Jewelry by Lulu Frost

Sarah Sophie Flicker Mama, Director, Performer, Activist Place of Birth: Copenhagen Zodiac Sign: Gemini Instagram: @Sarahsophief Greatest Achievement: My three kids, The Citizens Band, my films with Maximilla Lukacs, and activist work for women’s rights My Personal Style Is ... Suffragette Showgirl at a Freedom Summer Festival Treasured Possession: Any art my kids make me— my daughter made me crowns to wear when I gave birth to her two little brothers. I love them. Favorite Places to Travel: Copenhagen and Paris

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suite life travel editor ben pundole knows hotels

“If people like it, they should steal it.”

Text by laura c. mallonee

site in February 2013 as a guide for travelers who care

Montauk. He has fallen asleep contently swathed in the

Photograph by Ben Kulo

more about smart design and cool vibes than they do

iconic thread counts of the Gstaad Palace in Switzerland

“Would you like agave in your green tea?” Ben Pundole

about water pressure or airport proximity. Now a year

and India’s Taj Mahal Palace (where he once took a 3

asks. In the Williamsburg loft he calls home, Edison bulbs and

old, it boasts an international team of editors and writers

a.m. tour of the room where John Lennon learned to play

woolen textiles warm up exposed brick and industrial accents.

who share details of their stays at places like Soho

the sitar).

Sitting on a painter’s stool at the kitchen bar, I watch his gray

House in Berlin and Hotel San Jose in Austin.

Despite his passion for the business, the now-40-year-

As a critic, Pundole knows what he’s talking about. His

old insists A Hotel Life shouldn’t be taken too seriously. “I

is nothing fussy here. It's the same tastefully dialed-down

life has been steeped in the industry. His father owned

want it to be fun,” he said. “It’s not TripAdvisor.” In each

luxury the hotelier looks for in the gems he features on A Hotel

a small Norfolk inn, and as a child, Pundole watched

review, for example, a barometer rates everything from

Life, his online travel publication.

him curate visitors’ stays. At 18, he worked at London’s

service to stealable goods. Though Pundole admits he

Old-school hospitality is second nature to the

exclusive Groucho club, where he downed lemon drop

doesn’t often take things himself, he fondly remembers the

Englishman, who plays editor in chief when he's not

shots with Madonna, a regular who introduced him to

towels he once pinched from The Imperial Hotel in Delhi.

working a day job at Marriott Edition hotels as V.P. of

his future mentor and boss, hotelier Ian Schrager. Next

“They had these amazing embroidered lions,” he recalls

Brand Experience. “I love hotels,” he explains, his

came the Met bar, a stint at Lot 61, an 11-year stretch

without a hint of guilt, adding, “If people like it, they should

brown eyes disappearing in a smile. “I find them really

at Morgans Hotel Group and the co-founding of King

steal it.” So there. On your next vacation, you have Ben's

intriguing.” Together with Amy Risley, he launched the

& Grove—the company that gave us Ruschmeyer’s in

permission to steal away.

courtesy of I See a Different You

cat, Louie, saunter across the black granite countertop. There

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“Soweto grounded us. She gave us our street smarts. And the vibe is here.”

soweto style i see a different you’s vision of a new south africa Text by Ishay Govender-Ypma

from a thrift store), the brothers are undeniably stylish. Every

technical aspects of photography. “We’re still learning,”

Three lads from Pimville, Soweto, in Johannesburg are

aspect of their appearance down to facial hair has been

Justice says. "But what’s important is you must have an

slowly challenging the way we view African life by taking

carefully groomed to present a certain image. “People judge

eye for composition.”

stylized, sartorial photographs of themselves in ordinary

the package first,” Innocent explains. The road to success

settings. The portraits encapsulate their experience of the

hasn't been easy for them.

township without altering its grittiness. These images have come to represent the I See a Different You (ISADY) vision.

“Our images are honest. We hardly process them,” Innocent tells me.

“We weren’t academics at school. We had to convince

Most weekends are spent cycling, sometimes from

our mum that we could be successful without a formal

Sandton, 45 kilometers away, to Soweto, where they brainstorm business ideas.

courtesy of I See a Different You

Sitting at a park bench in Pimville, I chat with twin

education,” Justice says, sharing that he and Innocent are

brothers, Innocent and Justice Mukheli. Vuyo Mpantsha,

dyslexic. “Now that we’ve got some of the world’s attention,

“Soweto grounded us," Vuyo explains. "She gave us our

the third member of the collective, is on his way. The three

we can sell our ideas with ISADY,” Innocent adds. The two

street smarts. And the vibe is here.” Wherever they go, young

work at advertising agencies Ogilvy and Draftfcb by day

are so close that they finish each other’s sentences.

men get out of cars to shake hands with the artists.

and spend their free time photographing, illustrating and

When Vuyo, dressed in denim dungarees and an edgy

“We talk about our dreams everyday,” Innocent says

directing shoots. And that’s when they aren't traveling on

shweshwe-printed shirt arrives, the trio relaxes into the easy

when asked about the future. “We plan and strategize. But

ISADY assignments around the world. For them, to be

rhythm of friendly banter.

the only difference between you and another talented guy is

creative is to have their hands in many different pots. Dressed in fitted tweed trousers and tailored shirts (one

“This is what we do. Always playing,” Vuyo tells me.

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“I’d love to do a period piece, but I worry that my short hair is the skewed barrier.”

brooklyn girl following Valorie curry Text by Elizabeth Landers

denies that her character on the show is a serial killer,

confession: “I’d love to do a period piece, but I worry that

Photograph by diggy lloyd

despite having gleaned inspiration while prepping for

my short hair is the skewed barrier.” Though concerned

the role from the notorious Manson girls. “She’s just a

that her pixie cut might bar her from certain films, she's far

sociopath,” Curry explains rationally.

more worried by the absence of female-empowering roles

Like many in the “biz”—as it’s called in Los Angeles— California native Valorie Curry is slowly adjusting to the actor’s life in New York. “New York is so regimented.

The cultish character is a natural follow-up to the

‘We’re going to dinner at this time, this place,’” she says

actress' breakout role as a vampire on the last-ever

“I hate when people bring up the problem of women in

half-mockingly, half-serious.

installment of Twilight. She was waiting tables in L.A.

Hollywood and then say, ‘Oh, but it’s O.K., because we have

when she landed the job.

Lena Dunham,’” she says, even though she might be Lena

As the city suffers another bout of brutal winter

that shrouds modern Hollywood.

weather, the petite 27-year-old clutches a mug of tea at

“It was this huge franchise with this huge fan base and

Café Pedlar in Cobble Hill, a stone’s throw from her place

all this media involved. It was incredible,” she reflects.

in Carroll Gardens. She’s almost used to the cold by now,

Though a fan of the Stephenie Meyer books, Curry slips

It’s not as if Curry is moving that slowly. Filming for

having lived in the city since relocating from the West

more comfortably into a discussion of early 20th-century

the The Following is wrapping up, and her latest film,

Coast in the summer of 2012, when she landed the role

classics. Her current tome of choice? Dubliners by James

After Darkness, is making the rounds at film festivals.

of Emma, a cult member and murderer in the TV series

Joyce.

She’s also considering a move to Soho or Nolita: “I’ve got

“I love writers from that period, like Fitzgerald. He

With a bleached-out, cropped ’do and dainty round

doesn’t give you answers, which I love,” she tells me, her

cheeks, Curry is the picture of cool. She emphatically

blue eyes widening in excitement. This leads to her next

feel incredibly lazy, because she has done so much.” photographed by Frank Sun

The Following.

Dunham’s biggest fan. “I love Lena Dunham, she makes me

plenty of things in my closet that I have nowhere to wear in Brooklyn!”

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“I THINK YOUR SURROUNDINGS INSPIRE YOU. IT ALL BECOMES PART OF THE POOL FROM WHICH YOU PULL YOUR IDEAS.”

THE LACHAPELLE SHOW PHOTOGRAPHER DAIVD LACHAPELLE GETS DOWN TO EARTH TEXT BY LAURA C. MALLONEE

key to its triumph and downfall and the greatest game-

have to worry about that in Maui. “It really makes me

A few years ago, David LaChapelle was wandering

changer, in the artist’s view, since the Ice Age: “I thought

understand how precious and rare that kind of beauty is.”

outside his home—a former nudist colony on the coast

it was ironic that the last time something happened

When LaChapelle isn’t tending to his fruit trees and cacao

of Maui that he transformed into an organic farm in

[on Earth] that was so radically different was when a

plants, the pop photographer is at his studio in Los Angeles.

2006—when he had a vision.

meteorite buried the forests that we’re now pumping

He moved there after spending his teens and twenties in

“I just saw an image of this little glowing temple, this

back into the atmosphere,” LaChapelle marvels. He has

New York, being mentored by Andy Warhol and shooting

little gas station, in the jungle,” the celebrity photographer-

always loved nature (as a child, he prayed that he would

music videos for the likes of Amy Winehouse, Elton John and

turned-artist tells me. He is sitting in the Paul Kasmin Gallery

one day live in a cabin in the woods), but Hawaii was, in

Britney Spears. Now pushing 50, he finds L.A. more peaceful.

in Chelsea, where the resulting exhibition, "Land Scape,"

some ways, an awakening for him.

“I always thought this would be home,” he says, gesturing

PHOTOGRAPHED BY FRANK SUN

will open the next day. On the surrounding walls hang large

“It was just the most beautiful place I’d ever been,” he

photographs of dazzling, Emerald City-like fueling stations

says. That’s a lot coming from someone who spent 10 years

and oil refineries. LaChapelle painstakingly constructed

roaming the world’s most exotic locales on photo shoots for

When LaChapelle returns to Maui, he plans on beginning

them from recyclables like cardboard tubes and hair

Condé Nast Traveler. “The downside to a lot of the places

a new body of work that’s loosely based around the theme

curlers and then photographed the dioramas in the Hawaii

I would go is that they had a very corrupt government,”

of paradise. “I think your surroundings inspire you,” he

rainforest and California desert.

toward the busy Manhattan street outside. “But I’m glad that it happened this way—following the sun and going west.”

he explains, pointing to vacation hot spots like Elizabeth

concludes with the wise air of a man looking back on his

The images make you feel like an archeologist

Taylor’s Puerto Vallarta or Howard Hughes’ Acapulco in

life. “It all becomes part of the pool from which you pull

discovering the ruins of a past civilization—oil being the

Mexico, which are now notorious for their slums. He doesn’t

your ideas.” 33

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scoop hot spot

clockwise: the exterior of the fontainebleau miami beach; Black CodWhite Miso; Salt-baked Beet Salad.

michael mina 74 the entire menu until close—which isn't until 4 a.m.

it still follows the same rules as you'd find in Japanese

Chef Michael Mina runs a tight ship. And how can he

on Fridays and Saturdays. The drinks are seemingly

cuisine, which Mina tells me is all about product and

not? The Egyptian-born San Francisco transplant just

endless too—think specialty cocktails on tap or bottled,

technique. "Each dish has a balance between acid, sweet,

opened his 19th restaurant. Michael Mina 74, the namesake

carbonated libations.

fatty and spice," he says. Think tuna tartare, found on

dining destination, calls the expansive Fontainebleau hotel

The beverage program isn't the only special offering.

all his menus across the eight states they span. Another

in Miami Beach home. "Fontainebleau was exactly the vibe

The restaurant has the first-ever BleauFish—the resort’s

reoccurring star is the lobster pot pie. And the chef's own

I was looking for," Mina tells me. "People are here to have a

vessel for catching seafood daily. Served tableside,

favorite? "The potato-crusted pompano, because it’s

good time. Alright! We're halfway there!"

waiters roll up with carts and build shellfish platters

a product that’s here," he tells me. Lest we forget about

before your eyes.

dessert, Mina says he loves the beignets, which are served

The restaurant/lounge, which is comparable to his Las Vegas outposts, caters to a social crowd. "I look at

That's not all. Mina already has another restaurant on

with a dipping sauce made of Macallan 18 and caramel.

my restaurant like we are throwing a party every night,"

the horizon inspired by his travels and palette for Japanese

Fortunately, before you need to get into that bathing suit

the chef says. And this party doesn't stop. Mina offers

food. And while Michael Mina 74's menu is a global one,

again, you can dance off the calories at LIV.

Photos courtesy of Fontainebleau Miami Beach

Text by eliza krpoyan

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ace hotel photo by Spencer Lowell courtesy of Ace Hotel; broome hotel photo by Douglas Lyle Thompson

mina’s newest Miami eatery brings boat-to-table fare


AceCapades

lobby of the Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles

tinseltown gets an urban edge Text by shontel horne The Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles, located at the former home of Charlie Chaplin and Mary Pickford’s United Artists headquarters, stars in L.A.’s latest hospitality show. The 182-room property and adjoining theater flawlessly display the Ace’s signature site-specific charm and understated, artist-driven style. The space defies L.A.’s oft-luxurious hotel convention in nearly every way, opting instead for a refreshing, less-is-more approach in both concept and execution. Instead of pricey portraits and blue-chip artwork, the lobby and restaurant walls are flanked with L.A.-themed, hand-drawn sketches by local artists. Each guest room reads more like your first grown-up apartment than temporary lodging, inviting visitors to foster their creativity. Drawing inspiration from Austrian architect Rudolph Schindler’s West Hollywood home, the modern rooms come decked with cozy Pendleton blankets, handcrafted Noguchi lamps and a functioning record player complete with vinyl supplied by Amoeba Music. If the menu at the hotel’s lone restaurant looks familiar, it should: The Ace turned to Jud Mongell of Brooklyn’s Five Leaves for the eatery dubbed LA Chapter, marking Mongell’s first restaurant in California. Don’t think for a second the West Coast outpost mirrors its predecessor: Aside from the signature Five Leaves burger, LA Chapter’s offerings are purely Californian, with signature cocktails and dishes that make the most of regional produce like the avocado toast and the grapefruit brûlée. What the property lacks in grandeur in the main tower, it more than makes up for in the ornate United Artists Theatre, where the original murals have been restored and the theater seats have been carefully upholstered. The venue is already a favorite for postaward show parties and concerts, and Black Swan choreographer Benjamin Millepied has signed up to make the 1927 theater home to his L.A. Dance Project performances.

swept away a parisian escape in the heart of downtown nyc Text by Laura c. mallonee Getting out of New York for the weekend used to mean driving to an upstate bedand-breakfast or unwinding in the Hamptons, but with the newly opened Broome Hotel, you need only venture to bustling Soho for some R&R. ace hotel photo by Spencer Lowell courtesy of Ace Hotel; broome hotel photo by Douglas Lyle Thompson

Photos courtesy of Fontainebleau Miami Beach

Housed at 431 Broome Street in a Federal Revival brownstone, the boutique hotel’s five floors and 14 private chambers are arranged around a seclusive atrium that shuts out the city rush. During a recent visit, my room looked out on that Moroccan-tiled courtyard, its heat lamps illuminating red bistro chairs and a vintage foosball table beneath the fronds of a palm tree. The furniture (by Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams) hearkened to the 1960s without feeling like a period set—a tufted, gray headboard and green velvet chair adding just the right touch of French chic. Soundproof walls further convinced me I’d left the city behind, as not so much as a taxi's horn could be heard. Sinking into the plush, queen bed and soft Bellino sheets, I silently thanked the hotel’s owners—Soho denizen Vincent Boitier and brothers Jean-Claude and Stephane Iacovelli—who bought the nearly 200-year-old building in 2006. For the past 20 years, they’ve brought their stylish joie de vivre to the neighborhood hotel's interior courtyard

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money talks

tech investor andy russell is ahead of the game.

Text by Helaina Hovitz

PayPal came around, they ate our lunch.

couldn’t even buy your way into Moomba. You had to be

investor in DailyCandy and Thrillist under Bob Pittman’s

So what kind of company catches your eye and makes

that fabulous. It was nauseating.

Pilot Group. Focusing on digital media, Andy has invested

you think that’s going to make me money? It’s all about

But back to Host Committee. Right. So the problem

in more than 50 companies over the past 15 years, including

the entrepreneur. For example, if he’s mediocre-looking

is: What do you do after dinner? With Host Committee

TastingTable, Ideal Bite, VitalJuice, GeekChicDaily, Zynga,

and he has a ridiculously hot girlfriend, that means he’s a

parties, you can gather as many friends as you want,

Betaworks,

good salesman. The same goes for women.

and you have something to do after dinner. It’s like

Room77, Huddler, Spongecell, HomeRun and AdRoll. His

And once you’ve established that they can land a

Uber for nightlife. It opens up the best of New York City

newest ventures include InsideHook and Host Committee,

dimepiece, how do you weed out a good business

nightlife in places that were previously closed before

which help people get the most out of New York City and

model? It’s not about something that creates a ton of

midnight. Basically, anyone can host their own private

all it has to offer—and party like rock stars before 9 p.m.

users, followers or “likes.” I invest in companies that

soiree for free at the most in-demand venues in the city,

Tell me where this entrepreneurial journey began. It

make money the old-fashioned way. I don’t like betting

like Marquee, the Darby, Jimmy, Dream Hotel, etc.

all started before college, when I threw parties for kids

on companies where I’m hoping some “strategic” is

What do you collect? Any art? No. I collect young

here in the city. I rented out ballet studios, hired DJs and

going to overpay for my company. I want real companies

entrepreneurs, and I collect businesses. They are my

bouncers and charged 20 bucks a head. We had all the

that build real relationships with consumers that solve

art, my toys and my game.

cool kids on the list from each school.

real problems. What problem are you solving for the

Invest in any stocks? Yes.

How did you know where all the cool kids were? I was

consumer? That’s the question.

What stocks? Apple.

really social and a shitload of fun. I was also a tremendous

What companies have spoken to you in that

What else? You know what? I don’t know, because I’m

flirt—I knew what time the girls at schools like Spence and

way recently? InsideHook is a city guide email for

not an expert. I send all of my money to my dad to do

Chapin got out, and I was always outside their building.

adventurous and established men—guys who have

it for me, because he’s a professional. If you’re going

What’d you do after college? I was working over

limited time but discerning taste and a thirst for

to invest capital, you’d better be an absolute freakin’

100 hours a week in investment banking and throwing

experiences. We recently signed Ed Burns, Rob Lowe

expert, or you’re going to be beat.

parties on the side. I raised $1 million and opened

and Tim Ferriss as partners and curators. The problem

You’ve invested a lot in your house in North Salem. I

Moomba, a restaurant and club, with investors including

they’re solving is this. Guys like me, we fall into a rut in

would say multiple seven figures, yes. There’s a pond that

Oliver Stone and Laurence Fishburne. It became the

our own city. When people go out with their friends, they

we canoe in, an 80-foot zipline, a movie screening room

hottest club in the city. I was 25 and started growing my

go to the same steak joints, drink a little too much, tell

with seats that sculpt to your body, and I have a barn that

long hair and wearing leather pants, hanging out with

the same funny stories, and the memories blur. Why not

I turn into a nightclub, with a pool table, a full-on sound

Leonardo DiCaprio, Madonna, Sting, Donald Trump,

go on a boat with friends in the harbor at sunset and go

system and a—what do they call it? A reflective ball?

Mike Tyson, Puff Daddy ...

striped bass fishing? Those are things you remember,

A disco ball. All in all, would you say partying is

And the next logical step was to link up with the guy

and those memories exist in New York City.

your greatest investment? From the age of 16, I have

who founded MTV. Bob Pittman, yes. We started Pilot

And the other big one is Host Committee. In a city

been studying the psychology of partying, networking,

Group and raised $800 million.

that never sleeps, it’s ridiculous that there’s nothing to

socializing. By building up a great reputation, everyone

Early on, you invested in some companies that didn’t

do between 7 p.m. and 12 a.m. Everything’s closed.

will always want to work with you, for you and invest

do too great, though. One of the Israeli companies I

There’s nowhere to party and dance. It doesn’t exist.

in you. I don't care how much money someone has.

invested in was called EverAd. It was basically Spotify,

Then, at midnight, if you want to go with seven to 10

Without a good reputation, you have nothing.

but I launched it in 1999, and it was too early for its time.

friends, it’s a hassle at the door. You won’t all get in, or

Anything else you invest in? Well, I recently lost 37

The music labels weren’t ready to play ball with digital

none of you will, or you’ll have to throw down $2,000 for

pounds after investing in my trainer, Calvin. I don’t even

music. Then I invested in Pay2Card, which was basically

a $20 bottle of alcohol and be hungover the next day.

know his last name, but I pay him a lot to kick the shit

PayPal, but again, it was before its time in 1999. When

Is that how you ran the door at Moomba? Nope, you

out of me.

Silicon

Alley

Insider,

GroupCommerce,

Winnie Au

Andy Russell, 42, founder of Trigger Media, was the lead

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“I was 25 and started growing my long hair and wearing leather pants, hanging out with Leonardo DiCaprio, Madonna, Sting, Donald Trump, Mike Tyson, Puff Daddy.�

Winnie Au

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CLOCKWISE FROM LEFT: A BATHROOM WITH A VIEW AT ONE&ONLY CAPE TOWN, TOKARA'S RESTAURANT IN THE TREES, TOKARA'S DINING ROOM

who run the Food and the Fabulous Food Tours. We start

as the Cape Malay quarter) for lunch. Here, houses in

in Woodstock, a raw and emerging industrial district that

bubblegum hues dot the streets of a now mostly Muslim

feels like Bushwick, replete with sophisticated street art

neighborhood that was once populated by freed slaves.

and loads of cute hipsters. I play clueless tourist and cut

We visit the house of a local chef, Nessa, who serves us

“Nelson Mandela died” is the first thing I hear

a long line at Espresso Lab Microroasters for a single-

a homemade lunch of Malay specialties like samosas,

when I land in Cape Town, South Africa, and the news

origin coffee, then slip next door to Saucisse Deli, where

chicken curry and dhaltjies (similar to chili bites). For

immediately transforms my trip into a 3-D history lesson.

proprietor Amanda Lewis shows off local cheeses and

dessert: koeksisters, doughnuts made with anise and

The next few days become all about the rainbow nation’s

meats as if they were rare diamonds.

speckled with fresh coconut.

KICKING BACK IN THE NEW SOUTH AFRICA TEXT BY PETER DAVIS

beloved father—or “Tata Madiba”—a hero who helped end apartheid 20 years ago.

We arrive at the Old Biscuit Mill, a former cookie

After lunch, I hit One&Only’s spa (named Africa and the Middle East’s Best Hotel Spa by Travel + Leisure) for

weekends. It’s overwhelmingly chaotic and fun as I nibble

a disco-nap/soak. Its underground thermal suite houses

from J.F.K. My business-class flatbed on South African

my way around the stands and counters. Some savory

a hot tub, a sauna, a steam room and an ice bar—the

Airways helped ease the pain. After checking into my

suggestions: Buffalo Ridge’s smooth mozzarella, Darling

perfect refresher for the night ahead.

suite at the five-year-old One&Only Cape Town resort,

Brew’s craft beers (Brewskis for breakfast? Of course!),

It starts at Beerhouse on Long Street, a rowdy road that

I shower in an enormous bathroom, then gaze from my

just-shucked West Coast oysters, the Flying Dutchman’s

feels like New Orleans on New Year’s Eve. (Look! Another

balcony at an IMAX-like view of the iconic flat-topped

sweet poffertjes (Dutch mini crumpets), mushroom

girl has pulled up her top for cheering college guys!) Ninety-

Table Mountain, a plateau flanked by two massive cliffs.

skewers at Funki Fungi and Rooibos ice tea by Das Dog.

nine bottles of beer literally flank the wall above the bar.

Before leaving, I grab a bag of tuna biltong, a South

After sampling a dozen (one for every hour I should be

African jerky.

asleep), we soak it all up with a traditional sausage dish

Its 7 a.m., and I’m starving. One&Only has arranged for a stylish, gastronomic tour of the city with two very in-theknow locals, Dawn Jorgensen and Ishay Govender-Ypma,

My foodie guides want to hit Bo-Kaap (also known

called boerewors at minimalist café Gourmet Boerie.

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COURTESY OF NEDERBURG

factory that now houses a Neighborgoods Market on the

I’m weirdly rested after an Ambien-free, 18-hour haul

COURTESY OF ONE&ONLY CAPE TOWN; TOKARA

INSIDE CAPE TOWN


view at Nederburg

Nearby is And Union, an indoor/outdoor pub serving (more)

Tokara is famous for using cutting-edge technology to

terrifying, spinning cable car for insane views at the top of

beer and wood slabs piled with jamón and jerkins. It’s here

produce site-specific wines that are made entirely from

Table Mountain. I shop at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront—a

that I realize South Africa has some of the most stunningly

the vineyard’s own grapes; listening to viticulturalist

five-minute walk from the resort. And after reading daily news

beautiful people on the planet—it’s like lunch break on a

Aidan Morton explain his latest agricultural gadget is

remembrances on Mandela, I visit Robben Island, where the

Bruce Weber shoot. Next up: Power and the Glory, a corner

more James Bond than James Beard. Tokara’s high-tech

leader was imprisoned for 18 years. The sparse, tiny cell that

hangout where tattoos are de rigueur. Order pickle-back

approach produces more than 900 tons of wine per year,

held him is now lit by a single candle on the floor.

shooters. It sounds gross, but trust me—it’s the best way to

including a Director’s Reserve red and white—both high-

My final afternoon is spent at Kirstenbosch National

slug back a shot of strong booze before bedtime.

scoring Bordeaux-style blends that place them among

Botanical Garden, acres upon acres of flowers and intense

the best in the world.

natural beauty where weekly concerts are performed.

COURTESY OF Nederburg

COURTESY OF ONE&ONLY CAPE TOWN; tokara

The next morning, we take an hour’s drive into the lush mountains surrounding Cape Town for vino tasting

For an old-school vineyard visit, there is Nederburg,

One&Only arranges a gourmet picnic as we listen to South

at Cape Winelands. Luvo Ntezo, the award-winning

which was founded in 1791 and hosts the annual,

African pop star Matthew Mole. After the show, I head to

31-year-old head sommelier at One&Only Cape Town,

exclusive Nederburg Wine Auction. Nederburg’s signature

One&Only's premier Reuben’s for authentic South African

comes along. Ntezo’s motto: “A day without drink is a

fusion of fruit and finesse focuses on purity of fruit and

haute cuisine from local celebrity chef Reuben Riffel. Things

day not lived.”

vibrant, refreshing flavors. “We don’t make wines to win

to try: the chili-salted squid, Piri Piri chicken and smoked

The cool air, low temperatures and minimal rainfall

awards,” says cellar master Razvan Macici. “We make

springbok. One&Only also has a Nobu (where hotel guests

make the Western Cape ideal for winemaking, which has

wines to please people’s palates, for the sheer enjoyment

like Denzel Washington and Bono have been spotted).

been going on since the 17th century. Before indulging,

of good taste.” The Winemaster’s Reserve pinotage and

To cap off the long weekend whirlwind, I decide against

we eat too much at a fancy buffet breakfast at Le Quartier

lyric, a white blend of sauvignon blanc, chenin blanc and

reading Mandela’s memoir, Long Walk to Freedom, in my

Français in Franschhoek—a hotel so chic it feels like

chardonnay, are standouts (and available in the U.S.).

room. (I can always see the movie, right?) Instead, we

you’re in Aix-en-Provence.

Afterward, we loll around Nederburg Manor House, a

hit Café Caprice, a hot spot right on the beach in Camps

The first winery we visit is Tokara, started in 1994

homestead dating to 1800 that’s bordered by an expansive

Bay. Again, the crowd is 99 percent gorgeous. Is there a

by banker GT Ferreira (who first bought the place as

stretch of roses, clivia and indigenous flora. I sit on the lawn

supermodel South African gene? Around 1 a.m., I finally

a residence). Located just outside Stellenbosch, the

and pretend it’s my own South African Downton Abbey.

make it back to the hotel. I definitely want to return to

vineyard boasts sweeping views across False Bay that

Before departing Cape Town, I make sure to check off

span all the way to the now-familiar Table Mountain.

all the city’s must-sees from my list. I take a somewhat

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clockwise from left: model poses in front of vera restaurant; the ZIBERLINE BEDROOM; the GAZAR PRIVATE TERRACE

colombian gold protégé of chef Mario Batali. He was also the shadowy

A hop and a skip from Cartagena lies Bogotá, where

figure behind A Razor, A Shiny Knife pop-up supper club,

there's a thirst for American simplicity. Chains like Bogota

which once produced a full dinner service on the L Train.

Donatella has the Palazzo Versace and the Missonis

Beer Company introduce guests to a full college bar

“Colombia is going trough a really great moment, both

have their hotel, but neither compares to the intimate

experience, while the BOG Hotel Roof has a more polished

economically and gastronomically,” he says. “I miss

boutique inn that Sylvia Tcherassi has opened in Cartagena,

Gansevoort vibe. There’s even one restaurateur—known

New York every day, but having Gordo here, a Brooklyn-

Colombia. The Miami fashion magnate modernized a

as Leo "Copy" Katz—infamous for naming his ventures

inspired restaurant, helps ease the pain.”

spectacular family manor from the 1700s with all things

after New York mainstays like Balthazar and ripping off

Tcherassi, including bedding, fragrance and even the

their French bistro fare.

Text by zachary weiss

Gordo is the crown jewel of Castano’s four eateries in Colombia. The hot spot, named after his French bulldog,

lighting. With just seven rooms (including one that boasts a

Any way you slice it, the city is taking cues from the

mixes wit with the trendiness of a Williamburg gastropub.

private rooftop pool), the experience is intimate—for now.

Big Apple, and no one is mastering it better than chef

It seems to translate seamlessly to the Colombian

Soon, it will be replicated and super-sized one block away

Daniel Castano. The Bogotá native recently relocated

clientele, who have flocked there since its opening less

as the 40-room Tcherassi Hotel. The current space will be

back home after spending a decade in New York as a

than a year ago. Their favorite dish? The burger, of course.

photos courtesy of tcherassi hotels

rebranded, aptly, as Tcherassi Mansion.

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south america’s new standard


welcome to the

Playa Preciosa

hotel la catalina

this boutique retreat proves the grass is greener on the other side Text by Eliza Krpoyan There is no shortage of greenery at the Hotel La Catalina. Tucked in the lush landscape just outside the small town of Cabrera in the Dominican Republic is this tranquil, family-owned hotel. Replete with coconut palms, white sands, coral formations and cliffs, this hideaway serves up expansive views from a choice of 12 hotel rooms or 14 condos. Attracting both locals and visitors alike, the getaway is perched on a mountainside just 15 minutes from the picturesque Playa Grande Beach. A newly remodeled open-­a ir restaurant and bar on the premises offers a mostly local menu—think lobster, shrimp and mahi-mahi—with vegetables and spices picked from the property’s own organic garden. Visitors can also find vendors on the beach who prepare traditional Dominican fare like fried plantains and fresh fish. The intimate hotel also offers space for a meditative retreat amid its tropical gardens. While their isn't an on-site yogi, guests can still find their center at a yoga studio equipped with mats or, for a more adventurous vacation, partake in nearby activities like horseback riding, surfing, scuba diving, snorkeling and hiking to the island’s waterfalls. But if you’re like us, taking in the turquoise-painted water and vitamin D will be plentiful.

paradise found shangri-la’s oceanside oasis Text by ariel leve What would inspire someone to travel halfway around the world to Manila,

photos courtesy of hotel la catalina; Shangri-La Boracay

photos courtesy of tcherassi hotels

take a second flight on a small prop plane to Caticlan, navigate their way to the jetty port, then continue on a boat ride across the Tablas Strait? Partly, the adventure. But mostly to get to Boracay Island, where you'll find one of the best beaches in the world. The appropriately named Shangri-La resort, situated on a hillside overlooking the ocean from the northern tip of the island, is one of the most sophisticated and luxurious hotels in the world. It's characterized by an immaculate private beachfront, stylish and elegant villas, impressive service, spectacular views and delicious food; you’ll need a magnifying glass to find something wrong. Because the secluded resort is set apart from the rest of the island, it offers an immediate feeling of refuge. Staying in one of its spectacular tree-house villas, Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort and Spa at night

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miles away From Todd Snyder’s Tokyo to natalia kills in mexico, a compilation of personal snapshots from around the globe.

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RICKY HENDRY AND MARC DANIELS U.S. Earlier last year, as part of the W Hotels partnership

epic trip down the West Coast, where we stopped at three

over the rugged windswept coastlines of the Pacific

with the CFDA Fashion Incubator program, we were

W Hotels: W Seattle, W San Francisco and W San Diego.

Northwest, into a lightning storm in the majestic Redwood

offered the chance to travel to a W Hotel anywhere in

What could be more fun and inspiring than having a

Forest, through a blizzard in the Sierra Nevada mountains

the world to gather inspiration for our ISAORA spring/

bunch of friends cover 3,000-odd miles with us in search

summer 2014 collection.

of (mis)adventure? We spent an unforgettable 10 days

We caught up with old friends and made new ones along

That type of offer doesn’t come along every day, so

on the road, driving from (practically) Canada to (more or

the way, enjoying some well-earned W hospitality and an

after careful consideration (debating for more than a week

less) Mexico. It was an exhilarating, weird, hilarious,

unprecedented amount of inspiration for our collections.

between the beach in Bali or an extended shopping trip

exhausting, inspiring and, above all, fun adventure. It

Remarkably, we arrived back home unscathed and will no

in Hong Kong), we decided to embark on an adventurous,

took us to the self-proclaimed "snowiest place on Earth,"

doubt be telling the stories for years to come.

and across the high desert weirdness of Joshua Tree.

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CHELSEA LEYLAND SWITZERLAND It all started Thursday when not one, not two, not

an amazing Instagram shot, since Billy Farrell was, well,

Finally, on Monday morning, Amirah and I shoved an

three but four globetrotters—Hannah Bronfman, Michael

not there. After dinner, Tali Lennox and I went to powder

Alka-Seltzer into an Evian bottle and caught the bus to

Avedon, Jessica Joffe and Maya Singer—missed their

our noses and chanced on the Gstaad Palace’s prized

Zurich. Kyle Hotchkiss Carone and Hannah took a car

flights to the ASMALLWORLD weekend in Gstaad.

gingerbread house. I went in for a bite, but before I could

with Louis-Marie de Castelbajac, who got to the airport

Without knowing it, we were already in the making of

even smell the ginger, the whole house collapsed. Things

gate before realizing he had checked his U.S. passport.

The Hangover Part IV.

continued breaking that weekend: Francesco Missoni

He only had his French passport—no visa, no green

On Friday, Jessica thought it nice to leisurely stroll into

slipped and broke his wrist on the way to fondue, and

card and no permission to enter America! Nice meeting

town with Amirah Kassem. Strutting up Gstaad hill like

Freida Pinto broke a charity record when she convinced

you, Louis!

it was the Valentino runway, the redhead caught the eye

all 200 guests at the black-tie dinner to donate $100 each

of a furry dog that knocked her down. Amirah nabbed

for Plan International.

Thank you to our host, Sabine Heller, for bringing together the most degenerate group of people known to man.

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TODD SNYDER JAPAN I have been traveling to Tokyo for the past 15 years,

food. After a long day of walking, it's always good to get

vintage to sell in their country. I always shop in Harajuku

and it has always been a source of inspiration and a time

some ramen in Shibuya. I also really enjoy eating Tonkatsu

and find the rarest leather motorcycle jackets and vintage

to relax and reflect on the future. I've already been twice

(bread pork cutlet) at Maisen, a restaurant recommended

Champion sweatshirts from the ’40s and ’50s.

this year, most recently to work on our first stand-alone

to me by my Japanese friend Tats. It truly is amazing.

store, the Todd Snyder Townhouse, that will be opening March 15 in the Shibuya shopping district.

I also love day trips outside the city, and my favorite

Shopping for vintage when I travel always gives me

is to Kyoto. It's a simple place—very beautiful and rich

great ideas for future seasons, and Tokyo has some of the

in history. They have more than 2,000 shrines. I stayed

The Japanese people, culture, architecture and food

best vintage stores on the planet. Being very passionate

in a traditional ryocan (Japanese house) with the most

is incredible. My favorite dish is takoyaki (fried octopus

about our culture, the Japanese scour thrift stores

peaceful garden. It really made me slow down from the

balls)—so good with a Kirin beer. It's the best comfort

from California to Massachusetts for true American

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MARTA MILANS THE MEDITERRANEAN Before I went to Albuquerque, N.M., to shoot the fi rst

family. Our home there is a peaceful oasis overlooking

farm in Europe to be 100 percent sustainable and

season of Killer Women, I had a chance to escape to

the Mediterranean with the most stunning sunrises and

100 percent organic.

Europe for the summer and visit a few lovely places.

sunsets. It's a place I hold very dear in my heart.

We are located in northern Spain, in a beautiful valley,

A good friend of mine got married in Beirut, so I was

Since my family is now spread out all over the world,

and our barn has more than 1,300 lovely goats. My mom

lucky enough to visit the Middle East for the fi rst time—a

it was beautiful to be able to all get together and spend

makes this delicious cheese, Santa Gadea, that I just

trip that included my fi rst visit to a mosque.

a few weeks under the sun. To sail, cook, sleep and

started selling in Whole Foods. It's made with nothing

dance at night!

but love and very organic ingredients.

Then, I went to Istanbul for a few days. I fell in love with that city: the history, the food, the architecture, the Bosphorus. And from there, I escaped to my favorite place on Earth,

I also did a photoshoot for a Spanish magazine called Vis-à-Vis. Stunning location!

my dear island of Ibiza off the coast of Spain. It's where I

And right before heading to New Mexico, I stopped

grew up—where I spent every single summer with my whole

by my family's organic goat cheese farm—the fi rst

And my parents are the best! I miss them so much, but we were lucky to all spend Christmas together in New York.

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IVANKA TRUMP SCOTLAND, ITALY AND THE U.S. New York City is my home, but lately with the freezing cold

its great architecture and decadent food. Back in the U.S.,

city weather, it’s easy to get lost in fading memories of the

we ventured to Southampton to visit friends, spent relaxing

fleeting summer months when it seemed our only reprieve from

weekends in Bedminster with family and soaked up the last

the heat was an ice cream cone or an ocean breeze. Excerpts

days of summer in Rhode Island over Labor Day weekend.

from a few of my summer travels: The salty air that blows from

Weekdays were spent commuting to Washington, D.C., as we

the Aberdeen Coast in Scotland is so refreshing. I love to walk

finalized plans for our redevelopment of the iconic Old Post

the course at Trump International Golf Links there—my favorite

Office into a super luxury hotel, and to balmy Miami, where I

place to play golf—surrounded by sand dunes and sea grass.

have been overseeing the renovation of Trump National Doral.

From Scotland, we headed to Rome, where we enjoyed

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As ridiculous and sad as it sounds, I never knew

from the very fi rst night on, we saw a hailstorm of

what a shooting star was before I went to Mexico. After

magically twinkly, "blink-and-you'll-miss-it" shooting

hearing numerous, horrendously predictable, vomit-

stars that were just "fuck yes" brilliant. Never mind

provoking cheese-on-toast songs that referred to them

that there was no Wi-Fi or phone signal. Who needs

as something magical and delusionally awe-inspiring,

technology when there's a nebula nearby?

I assumed that these mythological "R&B pop" things

Also, I got to wear my glittery-bow beach slippers and a vintage black nightgown all day, every day. The

seen by a city girl like me.

more naked, the better!

I went to Tulum with my boyfriend, Willy Moon, and 50

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RANDE GERBER AND CINDY CRAWFORD TANZANIA Last Christmas, we took the kids on a safari in Tanzania.

Africa is full of surprises, and a pop-up bar on the front of

After landing in Kilimanjaro and staying overnight with a friend

the Land Rover was one of the best! Of course, they thought

in Arusha, we set out in a Land Rover on our journey. Our first

of everything, including a bottle of Casamigos, my favorite way

stop was Singita Faru Faru. The rooms were beautiful, and we

to stay hydrated!

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especially enjoyed dinner outside by the big fireplace, but we

Our last stop was Mwiba Tented Camp, where we hiked, enjoyed a bush dinner, learned to shoot a bow-and-arrow and

Our next stop was Singita Sasakwa, where we were lucky to

told great stories by the campfire. We even took a helicopter to

see a lot of it. We loved the Out of Africa vibe, and our guide let

see the waterfalls, a Maasai village and Lake Eyasi. This was

us out for a closer look at the zebras and giraffes.

truly a lifetime experience, and we can’t wait to go back! 51

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has become a work of passion. Haiti speaks to my

hope. I’m in love with the families, the traditions and the

heart, as I have fallen deeply, madly in love with being

children. Everyone welcomes you with open arms. I truly

month, if not every other month. I go mainly to work with the

there. I could go on about the island itself, how it’s as

roll up my sleeves, sit in the dirt and play with the materials

many artisan communities I’m helping to educate, develop,

beautiful as any island I’ve ever been to. I could go on

in front of me. The kids are a dream, and the smiles that

support and ultimately bring their work to a Western market

about the culture—its colors, vibrancy, energy. Even

light up their faces—well, that may be the best part.

through my efforts with my Urban Zen Foundation and the

the food is amazing. And then there’s the artistry, the

Clinton Global Initiative. We stay mostly in Jacmel, which is

potential of which we’ve only just tapped into.

about two hours from Port-au-Prince. What started out as a purely philanthropic endeavor

Yet I think what I love most of all about Haiti may be the people. This is a country that has suffered, yet all I see is

To go to Haiti is to fall in love over and over again. It’s really that simple.

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DONNA KARAN HAITI


Being an actor forces you to embrace uncertainty. I

traditional English breakfast at the magnificent Langham

the midpoint between the two cities, we found the glorious

never know if I will be playing a foul-mouthed villager

Hotel two days earlier, we knew that this would be the perfect

Neemrana Fort-Palace, built in 1464, where we devoured a

in Trinidad, a pampered Persian in Italy or a lonely Sikh

spot to salvage our Christmas night. We pressed our crushed

scrumptious south Indian breakfast fit for a king.

housewife in Toronto. It's a skill that came in handy on a

clothes and polished our teeth with a shared 2-inch tube of

Arriving in Jaipur, we made our way to the Rajput

recent trip with my family to Jaipur.

airline toothpaste. Our spirits were revived by a beef with a

Royalty’s Amer Fort. Tired of being stuck in a car so

Bordelaise sauce—a Langham meal, certainly good enough

long, we jumped on an elephant—like the maharajas of

for royalty in 1865 and a godsend for us in 2013.

yore—for a peaceful ride through the village.

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SAKINA JAFFREY INDIA

also left us in London without luggage for three days over Christmas. Everything shut down in celebration—stores,

We made it to Delhi three days later, too late to catch our

museums, the tube. Having already experienced the

scheduled flight to Jaipur. So we drove instead. Stopping at

Lovely to switch characters from stranded tourists to indulged royals! 53

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The Education of Logan Lerman Hollywood’s freshest face talks travel, movies and why stardom doesn’t matter text by laura c. mallonee photograhy by Elias Tahan styling by Jenny Ricker grooming by John D

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“I travel so much for work now that taking a vacation is almost just being at home.”

You’ve seen that face somewhere before, but something has changed. The cheeks have thinned. The

wanted to go [to Iceland] and never thought I’d get to see it so early on in my life,” Lerman says.

shoulders have filled out. After an adolescence spent

But while it would be tempting to choose his work

amid the bright lights of film and TV appearances—

based on filming location, Lerman instead pursues roles

most memorably as Charlie in The Perks of Being a

based on the filmmaker. “[Aronofsky] has a brilliant

Wallflower—Logan Lerman has grown up. And he might

mind,” he says of the Noah director. “He really knows

just be the hardest-working young man in Hollywood.

what he wants—he knows it right away. He has a very

When we speak, Lerman, whose classic vibe recalls a young Warren Beatty, has just wrapped up a busy year

distinct vision, and he knows how to dictate his vision to each department so specifically.”

of work-related travel. First, he was in Iceland shooting

After Iceland, Lerman headed to New York to finish

the biblical epic Noah, Darren Aronofsky’s latest film,

Noah, and then to New Orleans to do reshoots for a

which premiers March 28 and co-stars Russell Crowe,

different film. In the fall, he flew to England—or, as he

Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Hopkins, Ray Winstone and

describes it, “World War II land”—to work with director

Emma Watson.

David Ayer on a yet-untitled war movie co-starring Brad

While there, the 22-year-old funneled most of his energy

Pitt and Shia LaBeouf. In his first fully adult performance,

into his role as Ham, one of Noah's three sons, though he

he plays a rookie soldier under Pitt’s command. Though

did take advantage of a break to climb Mount Esja with

he can't say too much about the film just yet, he

fellow cast members. The snow-capped volcanic peak

describes the experience as life-changing. “[Ayer] is a

offers a panoramic view of Reykjavik and the famous

lunatic,” he says. “He turned all the actors into a bunch

Snæfellsjökull glacier, described by sci-fi novelist Jules

of loonies while making it, myself included.”

Verne as the entrance to the center of the Earth. “I always

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“The older I get, the better the roles get.”

London and a brief vacation in Paris, Lerman only made

candy looks, those roles are guaranteed to get bigger

it back to L.A. two days before we talked in mid-January.

and bigger, though Lerman claims he doesn’t care about

“I travel so much for work now that taking a vacation is

stardom. “I just want to challenge myself,” he explains.

almost just being at home,” he admits. “It’s kind of nice

“I want to take roles that make me nervous in a way, that

to be back in my own bed.”

are gambles, that are high-risk. Something that makes

Lerman grew up in L.A., so it’s not surprising that his

me feel uncomfortable.” That’s why, as he enters into

screen debut came early, when he played Mel Gibson’s

this new phase of life, he is not worried by critics’ hand-

youngest son in The Patriot. The wunderkind’s passion

wringing over the supposed death of the old-school

for cinema mushroomed as he grew. “It was my temple, in

leading man.

a weird way,” he remembers, slightly embarrassed by his

“If you look at Clark Gable and those guys, they

own sincerity. “It had a higher meaning for me when I saw

worked with great filmmakers,” he points out. Humphrey

films that really impacted me.”

Bogart had John Huston. Jimmy Stewart had Frank

Those were films like Spike Jonze’s Being John

Capra. Cary Grant had Alfred Hitchcock. Without such

Malkovich and David Fincher’s Fight Club. For the most

stellar minds guiding them, Lerman suggests, those

part, he avoided the Disney studios, trying for more

actors may never have become as famous as they did.

complicated parts in spite of their dearth for young

“You want to make good movies with good filmmakers,”

actors. Though he’d like to direct some day and applied

he continues. It’s a piece of advice he gleaned while in

to NYU’s prestigious film school, he skipped college

England from co-star Brad Pitt, arguably today’s most

so he could keep acting. He's already appeared in 17

famous leading man. “I think that’s the key to longevity.

films—one for every year of his career—as well as a

At least that’s what I’m gambling on,” he says. “So

television series. “The older I get, the better the roles

hopefully it works out.”

get,” Lerman says. “It’s really exciting right now.” With his unrelenting drive, natural talent and eye58

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It’s a very, very mad World Queen of the Night is a performance to remember text by Laura c. mallonee photography by Darcy Rogers

On a sunny afternoon in January, the real estate tycoon Aby Rosen stands in a dark corner of the Diamond

occasionally, such as in 1987 for Andy Warhol’s memorial luncheon. Then, in 2011, Rosen bought the hotel.

While we chat with Rosen, Weiner dashes around the venue overseeing preparations for Queen of the Night.

Horseshoe, the recently reopened basement lounge at

“I was extremely ballsy to think you could redo

The interactive play is loosely based on Mozart’s 1791

the Paramount Hotel in Manhattan. Above the stage,

something that has such historic importance,” he admits.

opera, The Magic Flute, which centers around a queen,

acrobats from the Montreal circus troupe Les 7 Doigts de

“But if we don’t aim for something high, we might never

her daughter, Pamina, and Pamina’s lover, Tamino. In

la Main dangle from a trapeze. They are rehearsing for the

get there.” He heard countless proposals for the new

Weiner’s rendition (directed by Christine Jones), we

evening performance of Queen of the Night—the latest

space, but he realized that for the venue to be successful,

meet the Marchesa (played by Martha Graham dancer

fare from Sleep No More theater producer Randy Weiner.

it needed to be different. It had to surprise—maybe even

Katherine Crockett) as she throws the party of a century

“It’s dynamic,” Rosen says approvingly, looking more like

disturb. Above all, it should make the audience’s heart

for Pamina’s entrance into society—a ritualistic orgy

a wild-haired German composer than the bacchanalian

pulse. Which is why he enlisted Weiner, in collaboration

meant to culminate in the virgin’s public deflowering.

partier the tabloids claim.

with Simon Hammerstein and Murtaza Akbar, to recast

Since its opening on New Year’s Eve, the immersive

the Art Deco cabaret into a trippy pleasure palace.

“Aby has a streak of the perverse, and he’s a risktaker,” Weiner explains. “He’s also a man extremely

theater experience has been lauded by The New York

Now, thanks to the $20 million restoration, walking down

interested in the arts, so when I pitched him this crazy

Times for its “subterranean acts of sudden intimacy.” Its

the Horseshoe’s grand staircase is no longer a journey into

idea, collaborating with all these different artists to

original six-week run has been extended, and Rosen says

the past but a descent into the unconscious—that place in

create something that had never existed before, it got his

he hopes it will continue for many years to come.

the mind where Freud said we banish our wildest desires.

interest.” That team includes creative director Giovanna

Making a splash in Times Square isn’t easy—much less

Here, the senses are stimulated at every turn. Stare too

Battaglia, set designer Douglas Little and fashion

in the shadow of a Broadway impresario. The lyricist and

long at the bathroom wallpaper, and you may start seeing

designer Thom Browne, among others.

producer Billy Rose first opened the Diamond Horseshoe

snakes. Reach for a doorknob, and find instead a golden

Nothing about Queen of the Night is ordinary—not even

in 1938 as a vaudevillian variety act. Gene Kelly danced,

hand. That beautiful mosaic on the wall? It’s made up of

the way it unfolds. During the course of the evening, an

Betty Grable entertained, and Orson Welles could

thousands of beetle and butterfly wings. The place is a

audience member might be taken to a private chamber,

sometimes be spotted in the crowd. Its doors shut in 1951

labyrinth of low ceilings, dark wood and swanky velvet—a

where the princess soaks in a tub while confiding her

and remained closed for 62 years, fluttering open only

grown-up setting for Alice in Wonderland, perhaps.

fears about the upcoming night. (Weiner claims some

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clockwise from top: spiral staircase leading up to the side stage; a crustacean-filled birdcage; Les 7 Doigts perform acrobatics; serving of a piglet; cocktail lab.


The crowd circled around the performance at the Reopening of DIAMOND HORSESHOE on New Year's Eve.

“[The marchesa] throws the party of a century for Pamina’s entrance into society—a ritualistic orgy meant to culminate in the virgin’s public deflowering.” visitors have actually felt moved to shed their clothes. “I

your carnal desires can really take root and you’re not

can’t believe it happens, but it really does happen,” he

embarrassed by them,” Rubell says. (To reach that place,

says.) Not all guests visit the same rooms, so as they

you’ll spend up to $500; the cheapest ticket is $125).

return to their tables and talk about their experiences, the

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plot unravels.

figured out what it is! It’s hyper-reality.” “Did I not say hyper-reality?” she returns. “Did you really?” Weiner looks surprised. By hyper-real,

It all sounds a lot like Surrealism, the 1920s movement

he means that the senses are turned all the way up. Colors

in which artists took a deep plunge into the Id. Weiner

grow brighter. Food tastes richer. Music sounds more

If the goal is to free the audience from their natural

was even visually inspired by looking at photographs of

powerful. Touch feels magical. But though the guests are

constraints, nothing does that better than the food. Rather

the extravagant balls that Salvador Dali used to throw, yet

submerged in an underworld of unfettered gluttony and

than being surreptitiously served by a bow-tied waiter, the

he hesitates to call it “surrealistic.” He wants Queen of

excess, what they encounter in the denouement—without

Marchesa’s guests are dramatically treated to a sensuous

the Night to represent something new. Rubell, in passing,

giving it away—is surprisingly pure. Even sweet.

feast dreamed up by the artist Jennifer Rubell and

suggests “hyper-real,” reminding us of André Breton’s

“At the end of the day, the thing that moves you is love,”

prepared by chef Jason Kallert. “It was really important to

maxim that what is admirable about the fantastic is that

Rubell explains. “Whether that love is the decadent, insane

me that we weren’t doing dinner theater and that the food

there is no longer anything fantastic about it: “There is

love of the Marchesa or the simple love of Tamino and

played a very central role,” Rubell says. “I wanted food that

only the real,” he wrote.

Pamina or the love you feel for the guy you came here on a

created a kind of intense, visceral reaction.”

“It wasn't at all like, ‘Oh, we’re going to remake that,’”

date with”—or even the love an unsuspecting tourist might

That might be an understatement. Servers clothed in

Weiner says. “It was more ... what’s that term Jennifer

phallic costumes bring glistening piglets on spits and

used? I’m just from the gutter compared to Jennifer.”

“That is what it’s about,” Weiner agrees. “It’s about

crustaceans in birdcages that diners must cut and crack

His eyes narrow in thought behind a pair of Woody Allen

the triumph of love and coherence. That’s what all of

open, even as they are—Rubell hopes—liberated from

frames. “I look at it more as hyper-real. That’s what I

Shakespeare is about! From discord into unity.”

their own shells. “You’ve been brought to a place where

would say. Jennifer! Jennifer!” he calls excitedly. “I think I

feel when he finally makes it back to street level.

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real estate market beat

clockwise from left: 309 West 91st Street; rendering of the penthouse at 732 West End Avenue; the terrace of 22 central park west

Reasons to love the Upper West Side

charming residential feel of the neighborhood with the

the park, but now, developers are expanding drastically

Text by michael ewing

striking architecture of the beautiful brownstones on wide,

along the Hudson River at Riverside Park and all the way

tree-lined blocks,” said Jodi Paulovich, a salesperson at

up through 125th Street.

Manhattan’s uptown market consists of two key

Rutenberg Realty.

neighborhoods: the Upper East Side and the Upper West

“The neighborhood also boasts tremendous cultural

Side. The former tends to take more prominent roles in the

institutions and Manhattan staples such as Lincoln

The Upper West Side has seen its fair share of

media and pop culture, ranging from the iconic Breakfast

Center, the Museum of Natural History, Central Park and

development in recent years, notably with the

at Tiffany’s to its zip codes being plastered throughout

shopping and fine dining destinations, including Boulud

construction of the decadent 15 Central Park West

political newspapers for large campaign contributions.

Sud, Gennaro and Momoya,” added Yair Tavivian, co-

near Columbus Circle, but several other areas have

On the other side of the park, the Upper West Side surely

founder of the Tavivian Sporn Team at Douglas Elliman.

come to life, namely along Riverside Park and even

New Developments on the Upper West Side

has its moments, but the neighborhood is generally more

Similar to the rest of Manhattan real estate markets,

reserved, focusing on residential aspects with café-lined

the Upper West Side has been a center of construction

Extell Development Company is continuing to develop

avenues and cultural centers.

in recent years. Development had traditionally been in

its stronghold in the Riverside Park market with the

the core of the Upper West Side in the 70s and 80s off

construction of 1 Riverside Park. The 219 residences offer

“One of the major draws of the Upper West Side is the

upward of 96th Street.

309 West 91 courtesy of Douglas Elliman; 22 Central park west courtesy of Brown Harris Stevens

Go West

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Photography by Francis Hills

HALL F. WILLKIE President Brown Harris Stevens Residential Sales hwillkie@bhsusa.com

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Fourth quarter closings were lower than a year ago, due to the surge of high-end closings last year (due to tax-law changes) and the reduction in inventory. Both the average and median price were lower than fourth quarter ’12 because of the high-end closings last year. Inventory remained tight, with 18 percent fewer apartments for sale in Manhattan than a year ago. The absorption rate is a measure of how long it would take to sell all the apartments on the market at the current pace of sales. An absorption rate below six months is a sign of a seller’s market. A sharp decline in the number of available apartments and strong buyer demand have brought the rate down to just 3.1 months from 4.9 months a year ago, a 33 percent decline. The west side and Downtown have the lowest levels in inventory, as their absorption rates are less than three months. Upper Manhattan has seen the biggest decline in its absorption rate over the past year.

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“PEOPLE WILL GO AND LIVE WHERE THEY FEEL SAFE AND CAN GET THE SPACE THEY CAN AFFORD.” JACKIE URGO

THE 5,600-SQUARE-FOOT INTERIOR AND 3,526-SQUAREFOOT EXTERIOR PENTHOUSE AT 50 CENTRAL PARK WEST IS CURRENTLY ON THE MARKET FOR $48M. THE PENTHOUSE FEATURES 45 WINDOWS.

a spectrum of apartments that range from 850-square-

of the Upper West Side after selling out 182 West 82nd

ceilings and clean-burning and gasless fireplaces,

foot, one-bedroom units to sprawling 6,000-square-foot,

Street in a few months since its opening last October.

accenting the prewar architecture and charm of the Upper

full-floor penthouses with six bedrooms and panoramic

“The Naftali Group has great faith in the continued

West Side. Sale prices are starting at $2.728 million and

views of the city. The building is also marketing two

renaissance of the Upper West Side, as shown in another

range to more than $8 million for residences.

Sky Home duplexes, set to include in-ground private

new luxury condominium planned for West 77th Street

“The location provides a compelling dynamic,” added

swimming pools, one of which will be on the 17th floor.

and Broadway that will soon begin construction,” said

Carapella. “The building offers the serenity and natural

Accordingly, the condos range from $1 million to $25

Miki Naftali. The new building, located at 206-210 West

beauty of Riverside Park one avenue to the west and all

million, hitting various price points.

77th Street, is set to span 18 stories and include 30 three-

the conveniences of urban living on Broadway, just one

and four-bedroom residences.

avenue to the east.”

last and crowning achievement in luxury condominium

Further up on the island, 732 West End Avenue is set to

development in Riverside South,” added Beth Fisher,

hit the market in the coming year with a dozen exclusive

senior managing director of the Corcoran Sunshine

residences. Built by the Sackman family, motivation for the

Even though 96th Street is one of the major two-way

Marketing Group. “Riverside South is a thriving, new

condominiums is based on the desire to create intimate and

streets on both the Upper East Side and Upper West

enclave on the Upper West Side, bolstered by Extell’s

contemporary luxury homes with a sensibility to the grandeur

Side, it plays different roles in each. On the east side,

development in the area over the past eight years and

and historical relevance of West End Avenue and the Upper

96th Street marks the border between the Upper East

completed rezoning of Riverside Center.” The center will

West Side neighborhood, John Carapella of TOWN noted.

Side and Harlem. But on the west side, 96th Street

The ‘New’ Upper West Side Above 96th Street

mark the final piece of Extell’s development in the area

Each of the 12 full-floor residences will feature three

is just another street that eases into the transition of

and will include 120,000 square feet of shopping, dining

bedrooms with the penthouse duplex adding a fourth

Morningside Heights, which spans the upper portion of

and retail services for the area.

bedroom and a private roof terrace. Amenities include

the Upper West Side through 125th Street.

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“One Riverside Park is Extell Development Company’s

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182 West 82nd Street

recent years. Scott Harris of Brown Harris Stevens notes

“I’m awestruck by the changes along the Broadway

Street. “We wanted to respect both the old and the new

that new buildings include Avalon’s 1 Morningside Park at

corridor from Columbus Circle well up toward Columbia—

in Harlem, so we carefully layered modern and traditional

110th Street and Morningside Drive. “Avalon’s rental was a

not to mention the reinvention of Columbus Avenue from

details throughout,” said Tell Metzger, the development

huge home run,” he said. “We’ll see another 300-plus rental

99th Street up to lower the 100s around the new Whole

director, on behalf of the motivation behind the building.

units at Amsterdam and 113th Street, also affiliated with St.

Foods Market,” Lewis added. “The addition of new condo

Inventory in the building is decreasing with options

John the Divine.” Jackie Urgo, president of the Marketing

and rental buildings have served our neighborhood well,

ranging from a two-bedroom for a little more than $1.1

Directors, also noted that “the traditional boundaries of

providing much-needed, higher-quality housing and a

million to a four-bedroom at $2.55 million.

where people will go for perceived and real value has long

boost of exuberance to the area.”

“More and more, people want to live in Harlem, and

“The next 10 years will bring a lot of changes to the

with demand continuing to grow, there is an increase

areas above Columbia and especially around City

in premium housing stock,” added Julia Boland, sales

“The opening of our Harlem office was on the

College as people are priced out of the U.W.S. core in the

manager at the Adeline and a part of the Halstead Property

forefront of this renaissance,” said Brian Lewis of

70s and 80s,” said Morgan Graham of Miron Properties.

Development Marketing. “We’ve had an overwhelmingly

Halstead Properties of the revitalization of the northern

“The arrival of big-box stores moving further up allows for

positive response to the Adeline from buyers all over the

parts of the Upper West Side and Harlem. “The housing

more people to make the transition seamlessly.”

city and expect to see the neighborhood continue to grow

and can get the space they can afford.”

stock and quality in this area is impressive, and the transformation of this neighborhood is inspiring.”

L+M Development Partners has been quick to build in the area, bringing to market the Adeline at 23 West 116th

on a wonderful trajectory.”

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625 Park Avenue, Ultimate Pre-War Apartment 12 rm, 3 br, 4 ba, 1 hf ba | $19,750,000 | Web ID: 0019267

784 Park Avenue 6 rm, 3 br, 3 ba, 1 hf ba $4,750,000 | Web ID: 0019268

EAST SIDE MANHATTAN BROKERAGE

15 Madison Square North, Madison Square Park 7 rm, 4 br, 3 ba, 1 hf ba, 3,236± sf | $9,700,000 | Web ID: 0019128

Downtown Condo Penthouse w. Terraces 8 rm, 3 br, 3 ba, 1 hf ba, 3,695± sq. ft. $9,250,000 | Web ID: 0019282

Historic Edward Durell Stone Townhouse 4 br, 4 ba, 1 hf ba, 4,850± sq. ft. $9,995,000 | Web ID: 0019169

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99 john street, deco lofts

Rent Forecast Text by michael ewing Current Real Estate Market

a free month's rent.” Landlords do not need to be the ones to offer, either. Prospective renters have just as much of a right to bring their own terms to the negotiation table.

lease length, especially on the higher end of the market. “Typically expensive luxury rentals will have a multipleyear lease as the apartments are large, tenants establish themselves in the space, and the turnover is much more

Negotiating Lease Length

time-consuming and expensive,” said Jarrod Guy Randolph,

There’s snow in the forecast, and not a single day in

The most common lease in New York is a 12-month

a broker at CORE. “On the low-end to mid-market, many

the next month is expected to reach 32 degrees or higher,

lease. The short term offers little sympathy to the stress

landlords like to first assure they have a quality tenant over

so when’s a better time to move? As brutal as New York’s

and frustration of moving. (It still remains a mystery as to

the first year before agreeing to longer terms.”

winter is, the real estate market depresses its prices during

how king-size mattresses and sofas make it up six flights

Given the seasonal nature of the real estate market,

the cold months. “The New York City residential rental

of narrow and crooked stairs in some of the city’s older

some landlords offer 16- to 18-month terms during the

market is seasonal, with the highest rents of the year coming

prewar buildings.) Legal limitations on rent-stabilized

weak winter seasons. “This gives the landlord a seasonal

every August and the lowest every February,” said Jeffrey

apartments, set to a maximum term of either 12 or 24

advantage when the lease comes up for renewal, as

Schleider, managing director of Miron Properties. “Renters

months, escape the stress and frustration of moving out

there will be more customers in the market in spring and

in the market now can expect the best deals of the year with

but still fail to offer long-term housing stability. Market-

summer months,” noted Douglas Wagner, an executive

many landlords offering to cover the brokers fee and/or give

rate apartments, however, can provide some flexibility in

leasing manager at BOND New York.

Rich Caplan

Snow with a chance of lower rent? how weather can Affect your lease

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MANOR HOUSE ABOVE THE PARK | $14,500,000 11 rm, 4 br, 4 ba | Web ID: 0019167 P. Wheatley, 212.606.7613 | N. Field, 212.606.7669

857 FIFTH AVENUE | $13,500,000 9 rm, 4 br, 5 ba, 1 hf ba | Web ID: 0018727 Louise Beit | 212.606.7703

ULTIMATE PH � 50 E 89TH ST | $11,900,000 7 rm, 3 br, 3 ba, 1 hf ba | Web ID: 0019155 Louise Beit | 212.606.7703

BALLROOM AT 106 CPS | $11,250,000 7 rm, 3 br, 3 ba, 1 hf ba | Web ID: 0019183 E. Sample, 212.606.7685 | B. Powers, 212.606.7653

980 FIFTH AVENUE | $9,750,000 7 rm, 3 br, 3 ba, 1 hf ba | Web ID: 0019289 H. Nasser, 212.400.8724, L. Nasser, 212.606.7706

ELEGANT AND CONTEMPORARY | $7,400,000 10 rm, 5 br, 5 ba | Web ID: 0019288 Mina S. Atabai | 212.606.7682

3 EAST 69TH STREET | $6,900,000 9 rm, 4 br, 4 ba, 1 hf ba | Web ID: 0019146 Nikki Field | 212.606.7669

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At TOWN RESIDENTIAL , we define our neighborhoods as much as they define us. So what are our picks for the UPPER WEST SIDE spotlight?

1 241 Fifth Avenue, Apartment 2A

Rent - How Low Can You Go? “There is a common misconception that rental prices are set in stone, when, in fact, you can submit an offer just as you would for a purchase,”

R IV ER SID E PA R K

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said Randolph. “You can also ask for concessions in other ways such as a

West 72nd Street to St. Clair Place

423 Amsterdam Avenue

free month, splitting the broker fee with the owner or locking into the same

Start your day with a scenic bike ride along the Hudson River.

Bask in a warm atmosphere while having homestyle cooking for breakfast.

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rent for multiple years.” Though some brokers find that negotiating the rent might hurt your chances at securing a desired apartment. “In real estate, everything is negotiable, but that doesn't always mean that negotiating is your best option,” said Schleider. “If an apartment is priced well and in a good location, chances are it will go to the first person who will pay the asking rent and has a complete application and deposit.” Fees, Fees and More Fees

W ESTSID ER BO O K S

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2246 Broadway

80 Columbus Circle

of the laws and regulations ranges between four to six pages in length. That

Pick up some new reading material at this cozy bookstore.

Enjoy inventive cuisine and stunning views atop the Mandarin Oriental.

number comes as a surprise, given the dictionary-size packet that most

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New York State and several public interest entities provide easily accessible lease agreement templates. The standard lease that covers all

landlords slap down on the negotiation table. The addition of seemingly endless conditions and clauses are known as riders. Randolph provides an extensive list of riders for clients that are landlords to pick and choose. The comprehensive list includes riders like move-in and -out terms, showing agreement, insurance, late fees and penalties for missed or bounced rent payments, among several others. “I've seen small landlords add clauses such as a ‘quiet enjoyment clause,’ which protects everyone's quality of living in the building,” recalled Kristina Paces, a broker at TOWN, of her experiences with smaller landlords. “Smaller landlords and private owners will be more open to suggestions and revisions than large landlords who will not allow lease revisions at all.”

A M E R I C A N M U S E U M of N AT U R A L H I S T O RY

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Central Park West at West 79th Street

10 Columbus Circle

Sate your curiosity with one or more of the museum’s fascinating exhibits.

Indulge in an early dinner at this world-renowned restaurant.

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10 Lincoln Center Plaza

1900 Broadway

For an evening of refinement, check out the center’s vast array of cultural programs.

Grab post-theater drinks at this upbeat spot located right by Lincoln Center.

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Renters, too, can add their own riders as well. “Renters have recently started requesting additional clauses to be added. Flexibility is a hot topic,” said Eric Brown, a rental specialist at Douglas Elliman, referring to move-out terms and opportunities to purchase. However, aside from those terms, it is not as common for tenants to add any riders, because New York law is very much There are several resources for prospective renters to look for information, including the New York City Rent Guidelines Board. The RGB stipulates requirements and responsibilities for tenants and landlords. For those coming out of the cold winter, keep in mind that the heat season, per RGB guidelines, spans from Oct. 1 to May 31, and landlords must maintain a temperature of 68 degrees during the day and 55 at night in every apartment.

Rich Caplan

in favor of the tenant, noted MNS’s chief executive officer, Andrew Barrocas.

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150 East 72nd Street Located at 72nd Street and Lexington Avenue, this 100-year-old, 12-story property is emblematic of the evolution of the Upper East Side. The building’s entry, lobby, amenities and shared areas have been reenvisioned for contemporary living while continuing to uphold its prewar charm. The building offers 24-hour white-glove service and includes a fitness center, children’s playroom and multifunction room. The address boasts accessibility to Central Park and nearby museums and galleries. The residence features a series of two- and fourbedroom condominiums, with private entrances via elevator. The interiors are an intermingling of the classic and the contemporary—think high ceilings and decorative oak flooring. The bathrooms feature Calacatta marble, custom vanities, glass-enclosed showers, soaking tubs, heated floors and chrome fixtures, and the kitchens feature a butler’s pantry, limestone floors, marble countertops, Franke sinks and Miele appliances. Also available is the North Penthouse, perhaps, the gem of 150 East 72nd Street, replete with four bedrooms and six-and-a-half bathrooms, as well as a 2,500-square-foot terrace and a private entrance by elevator. The condominium is filled with natural light—the eat-in kitchen features a skylight and windows—and its amenities are state-of-the-art.

open-concept living room

newly designed lobby

Master bedroom

Secondary bedroom

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We define our neighborhoods as much as they define us.

33 Irving Place 212.557.6500

110 Fifth Avenue 212.633.1000

26 Astor Place 212.584.6100

730 Fifth Avenue 212.242.9900

239 East 79th Street 212.929.1400

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530 LaGuardia Place 212.557.5300

88 Greenwich Street 212.269.8888

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TOWN Residential LLC is partnership of Buttonwood Residential Brokerage, LLC and Thor Equities, LLC. No representation is made as to the accuracy of any description. This is not intended to solicit property already listed. The number of bedrooms listed above is not a legal conclusion. Each person should consult with his/her own attorney, architect or zoning expert to make a determination as to the number of rooms in the unit that may be legally used as a bedroom. TOWN Residential LLC is a licensed real estate broker, proud member of REBNY, abides by federal and state equal housing opportunity laws and owns the following subsidiary licensed real estate brokers: TOWN Astor Place LLC; TOWN Fifth Avenue LLC; TOWN Flatiron LLC; TOWN Gramercy Park LLC (“TOWN Gramercy”); TOWN Greenwich Street LLC (“TOWN Financial District”); TOWN Greenwich Village LLC; TOWN Soho LLC; TOWN West Village LLC; and TOWN 79th Street LLC (“TOWN Upper East Side”).

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real estate insider guide

OP SO HO S RE PA IR SH NU DI E JE AN

BLAIN SOUTHER N GALLERY

E5 BAKEHOUSE

CRATE BREWERY

TIMOTHY EVEREST LONDON BESPOKE TAILOR TO THE STARS OF SOCIETY, FILM AND MUSIC SHOWS US AROUND Bars: The Zetter Town House, tucked away behind St. John's Square in Clerkenwell,

installation with them. Also: Nudie Jeans Repair Shop (Soho) and Bluebird (Chelsea).

has great cocktails. Tart, a new bar, serves up a lemon pie tartini that's "shaken and

Restaurants: Kyubi is a fantastic eatery within the Dover Street Arts Club that's quite

curd." Ten Bells, a historic pub, links back to Jack the Ripper days. Also: CRATE

near our Mayfair shop—so handy for catching up with clients. Also near us is Kyoto in

Brewery in Hackney Wick and Frevd (pronounced "Freud") in Covent Garden.

central Soho, which offers great sushi. The Flask in North London (Highgate Village)

Coffee Spots: Maison Trois Garçon (Redchurch Street), Shoreditch Grind (tip: hot,

also serves up good, honest soul food.

flat White Russian), Ozone (breakfast and coffee on Leonard, a very old street), Nude

Galleries: Blain Southern, White Cube, Photographers Gallery and the

Espresso (just around the corner from our design studio), The Rare Tea Company (for

Zabludowicz Collection

when I need tea instead of coffee!)

Hole-in-the-Wall Restaurants: Poppies Fish & Chips in Shoreditch is our guilty Friday

Bakeries: E5 Bakehouse (East London), Princi (Soho), The Nordic Bakery (for a

pleasure, along with Dirty Burger (Kentish Town) and Pizza Pilgrims (Soho).

Scandinavian vibe, and the open rye sandwiches are good)

Fitness and Grooming: Fourth Floor for a great cut and nice products, and The

Places to Shop: Redchurch Street (Shoreditch) has some great, new independent

Aveda Institute Salon and Spa in Holborn for head massages (and a great cut too). For

boutiques with "soul." I also head to Upper Street (Islington) when I want to shop

exercise, I either swim a length or two at Shoreditch House’s pool on the sixth floor or

locally. Stop in at the Fat Faced Cat boutique for high-end vintage.

take a brisk walk through Hampstead Heath. Frame, a gym near our office, has a great

Unique Stores: London Undercover is a bespoke umbrella retail shop in Spitalfi elds

pay-as-you-go option.

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230 EAST 63RD STREET | WARBURGREALTY.COM

Uncompromising Details Situated on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, the celebrated and newly constructed 230 East 63rd Street, boasts six 1,700+ sf floor-through 2 bedroom plus study, 2.5 bath homes. Both the Maisonette and the Penthouse of this elegant limestone boutique condominium include outdoor space that is second to none. No detail has been overlooked from the wood burning fireplaces, radiant floors and outdoor spaces to the fully integrated sound systems, building gym and so much more. Prices begin at $3.15M.

RICHARD J. STEINBERG | LICENSED ASSOCIATE REAL ESTATE BROKER | 212-439-5183 | RSTEINBERG@WARBURGREALTY.COM JILL STEINBERG | LICENSED REAL ESTATE SALESPERSON | 212-439-4510 | JSTEINBERG@WARBURGREALTY.COM MATTHEW W. SLOSAR | LICENSED REAL ESTATE SALESPERSON | 212-439-4531 | MSLOSAR@WARBURGREALTY.COM See Offering Plan for full terms. File #CD13-0087.

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real estate insider guide

BEVERLY HOT SPRINGS

C.A.V.E

FRANCESCA GREGORINI LOS ANGELES

Bars: The Good Luck Bar in Los Feliz has a cool vibe. It's close to my house and is

Venice) has beyond yummy food. Sage (Echo Park) is vegan heaven, and I also love

where we had the premiere party for Tanner Hall, the film starring Rooney Mara that I

Sqirl (Silver Lake).

co-directed with Tatiana von Fürstenberg. Also: Akbar and Cafe Stella.

Galleries: C.A.V.E. (Venice), David Kordansky (Culver City) and the Downtown Los

Coffee Spots: Sqirl, Intelligentsia Coffee and Broome Street General Store—located in

Angeles Art Walk

the Los Feliz and Silver Lake areas—all serve up a killer latte.

Hole-in-the-Wall Restaurant: Elf Cafe (Silver Lake) is literally a hole-in-the-wall

Places to Shop: Left House on Abbot Kinney Boulevard for custom hats and Japanese

but super delicious.

denim, Mohawk General Store on Sunset Boulevard for a globally curated selection of

Fitness, Wellness and Beauty: Yoga at the Raven (Silver Lake), Sally Hershberger

goods, New High (M)art on Vermont Avenue for everyday wear

Salon, Beverly Hot Springs, Griffith Park for hikes galore, the Silver Lake Reservoir,

Restaurants: Axe Restaurant (Venice) serves the best breakfast ever. Gjelina (also in

Echo Park Lake and Abbot Kinney Boulevard for social strolling

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spotlight upper west side This month, SCENE takes a look inside some of the most impressive Upper West Side homes on the market.

15 Central Park West, 35AB $65 million

88 Central Park West, 5N $12.5 million

Here is the largest and highest apartment available in 15 Central Park West, deemed by many the finest condominium ever completed in New York. The apartment spans approximately 6,000 square feet, with five bedrooms and six-and-a-half baths, positioned high on the 35th floor of the Tower. It features four-corner rooms, as well as panoramic views in three directions and its own elevator corridor. The public rooms comprise more than 75 feet facing east over Central Park, more than 60 feet facing south into Columbus Circle, the Empire State Building and beyond, and more than 70 feet facing west toward the Hudson River. The space of two large apartments, it has been gut-renovated and artfully combined into a grand, never-before-lived-in space.

This spacious three- to four-bedroom Central Park West duplex features high ceilings, inlaid hardwood floors, French doors and beautiful, classic details in the spirit of New Yorkâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s famed early-20th-century buildings. A 19-foot-by-18-and-a-half-foot formal dining room with French doors opens to the 32-by-20-foot living room, showcasing breathtaking views of both Central Park West and Central Park South from large picture windows. The park-facing eat-in kitchen includes a separate butler's pantry, along with a fourth bedroom/maid's room with full bath. Up the beautiful, grand staircase is a corner master bedroom with fabulous park views. At 69th Street, 88 Central Park West is a perfectly located full-service building. Linda Reiner,

Paula Del Nunzio Brown Harris Stevens, 212.906.9207

Warburg Realty, 212.439.4538 / Lisa Tarnopol Deslauriers, Warburg Realty, 212.439.5182

2112 Broadway PHB $11 million

340 West 88th Street Townhouse $5 Million

This pristine four-bedroom, three-full-bath, two-half-bath, duplex penthouse condominium in the famed Beaux Arts Apple Bank building overlooking Broadway was completely renovated and designed by the architect David Abelow. The loft-like 4,055-square-foot residence is bathed in gorgeous natural light from oversize windows in every room. Features include an open layout, high ceilings, a screening room, a library, an island kitchen and a laundry room. The master suite on the second level includes a changing area with walk-in California closets, a changing island and a windowed, marbled master bath with double sinks, a soaking tub and a stall shower. A private roof deck tops off this rare opportunity. Eben Macneille, TOWN, (646) 738-6941

Built in 1900 and located on a beautiful, tree-lined Riverside Park block, 340 West 88th Street is a beautiful limestone townhouse. The property offers a two-bedroom, two-bath apartment with laundry (two one-bedrooms combined) replete with original details, four free-market apartments and four rent-stabilized units. The building has its original staircase, hardwood floors and a new gas boiler system. 340 West 88th Street is the Ideal property for a purchaser looking to offset expenses with $177,668 from the four market-rate rental apartments and four rent-stabilized units or an investor seeking a high, turnkey rental property in the heart of the Upper West Side. Marco Lombardini, Bond New York, 646.666.2381/ Stan Czajkowski, Bond New York, 646.666.2328

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scene retreats

This month, Scene takes a look inside some of the most SouGHT-AFTER RESTAURANTS, LOUNGES AND HOTELS.

Manon

The Nolitan Hotel

Manon is a Modern-American restaurant, bar and lounge located in the center of New York's famous Meatpacking District. Here, diners can enjoy seasonal American fare and artisanal cocktails in one of the chicest Downtown settings. The decor invites diners and drinkers to revel in its eclectic blend of the local with the international and the industrial with the refined. Velvet couches pair with large, black tables, and Old World chandeliers hang over exposed brick walls. Manon spans three floors, with its main dining room at the top, a bar and lounge at street level and a mezzanine in between from which you can observe the scene both above and below. manon-ny.com, 212.596.7255

Located in the heart of Nolita, one of the most endearing and authentic neighborhoods in New York City, the Nolitan is the first luxury boutique hotel to open its doors in this authentic New York City district. This urban retreat offers guests much more than just sophisticated design accommodations, unique amenities and fantastic food around the clock. It offers a true New York experience with the best dinners out, shopping and cultural experiences, and a sense of real community. Inside the hotel, it’s about style, comfort and intuitive service, all designed for a next-level experience of indulgence better known as "life as a Nolitan!" nolitanhotel.com, 212.925.2555 (mention SCENE magazine at time of booking and receive a complimentary upgrade, based on availability)

La Bodega Negra

Living Room Bar & Terrace at W New York - Downtown

A partnership between TAO Group, Serge Becker (Miss Lily’s, La Esquina) and his U.K. partners, Will Ricker and Ed Spencer Churchill, La Bodega Negra has crossed the pond, bringing its menu of modern Mexican fare to New York City’s Dream Downtown. The menu consists of original items created by chef Michael Armstrong, as well as a small selection of signature dishes available at the U.K. location. Chef Armstrong’s menu draws inspiration from the diverse regions of Mexico and is designed for sharing, including ceviches, tacos and salads. bodeganegranyc.com

Located in the heart of the Financial District and right across the street from the World Trade Center is W New York - Downtown’s Living Room Bar & Terrace. The space is a hot spot for the after-work crowd who like to mingle over signature cocktails, including the Bond Street Sparkler and Wall Street Bull. On weekends, party-goers can dance at the latest deejay series Switch It Up Saturdays. wnewyorkdowntown.com, 646.826.8600

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EXQUISITE HOMES

“SHELTERFIELDS” IN REDDING, CONNECTICUT The quintessential Connecticut country estate is sited on 10 level, park-like acres along the Aspetuck River in Redding, Conn. This 1907 carriage house has been expanded and renovated to create a remarkable property unrivaled in Fairfield County for its beauty and pastoral setting. Featuring high ceilings and exquisite details, this 9,000-square-foot, woodshingle colonial has six bedrooms, six full- and three half-baths, five fireplaces, a winetasting room, a wine cellar, a game room, a great room and an oversized chef's kitchen, all surrounded by terraces and pergolas, as well as a fabulous pool setting, a pool house, a tennis court, a greenhouse, gardens and fields. It includes a 4.5-acre, adjacent parcel. OFFERED AT $10.25 MILLION BY DAVID EVERSON OF RAVEIS REAL ESTATE, 203-246-7150, DAVIDEVERSONGROUP.COM

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Above the Clouds

Stowe, Vermont $6,900,000. www.abovethecloudsvt.com

Rarely is such efficiency and ease of living offered in concert with such elegant design and breathtaking natural beauty. This gem is located in Stowe, Vermont, an internationally recognized setting for those seeking outdoor activities and majestic natural beauty. Stowe is located within close proximity to New York, Boston & Montreal, and offers classic New England charm … centered on a white steeple church, where residents greet each other and visitors with the same warmth. The beauty of the natural rock formations and the stunning mountain views which rise from the valley below, celebrate an art form no man could create.

THE BATEMAN GROUP Pall Spera Company Village Office Sharon Bateman 802.371.8777 thebatemangroup@pallspera.com

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Upon entering the residence, you are impressed by the stunning blend of sophistication and style. The interior of the main living level is flanked by two wings – the east wing is entirely dedicated to the master suite, complete with anteroom, fitness center and a spacious bathroom carved from Statuario marble. The west wing houses the library, lined with black walnut throughout, offices

and utilitarian areas which abound with modern and efficient appliances. Between the east and west wings sits the great room – a sunken affair shaped like the Steinway Grand Piano that graces one corner. The entertainment level includes a studio-quality theater with seating for 18, suitable for premier performances or a cozy movie night with friends. Opening to the mezzanine, a crescent shaped bar sits ready to serve the inviting conversation area which includes a wood-burning fireplace, billiard area, and other game tables. The inviting atmosphere continues into an exceptional indoor pool with marble surround, cascading waterfall and spa facilities. This welcoming property is a tribute to the vision of the owners and their desire to combine classic refinement and spectacular beauty with uncomplicated living. As one would expect from a home barely 10 years old and of such intelligent design; the contemporary systems, from touch-screen control panels to an on-demand snow melt system, make the pure “ease of ownership” undeniable.

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HAMILTON HOUSE • $3,450,000

Magnificent ca. 1880 colonial in sought-after location near historic Main Street, Ridgefield, CT. Masterfully restored/renovated; wonderful blend of times gone by & modern day amenities & comforts.

SHINGLE SMART HOUSE • $4,000,000

Wonderful shingle-style Colonial on 2.78 acres in excellent Southern Ridgefield, CT, location. Custom designed 8,543 sf, 5 BR, 4 full baths home built in 2002. 7-car garage, Smart Home technology.

FIDDLEDALE • $1,350,000

Exceptional vintage country compound/equestrian property, Easton, CT. 12+ ac., potential for division. Mature gardens; ponds fed by stream, magnificent views. 5 BR house, guest/rental, garage, much more!

JULIAN ESTATE • $9,975,000

Completely private estate on 30 ac. in Ridgefield, CT. Featured in numerous publications. Breathtaking views, expansive grounds, ponds, guesthouse, pool, tennis, greenhouse, more. 1 hour from NYC.

SHELTERFIELDS • $10,250,000

Quintessential CT country estate on 10 level acres in Redding, CT. Remarkable property w/9000 sf. 6BR reno’d 1907 carriage house. Beautiful pastoral setting, wine cellar, pool/pool hse, tennis, gardens, river view.

LAND IN SHERMAN • $1,499,000

Approved 14 lot subdivision, Sherman, CT; build compound or develop exclusive homes. Gently sloping, lightly wooded, stone walls. All lots septic permitted. Bounded by open space. 2 mi. from NY border.

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HILLCREST • $12,000,000

Almost complete, make it your own. 25,000 sf, 5 ac. estate with 50 mile views of Hudson Valley. Within 1 hour of NYC in Ridgefield, CT. Indoor/outdoor pools, pool house. Multi-generational compound.

FIELDSTONE HALL • $4,650,000

Award-winning, magnificently detailed 5 BR stone & shingle in Ridgefield, CT. Adjacent to country club. Level property w/mature plantings. Carriage house w/legal aptmt. $1million+ in improvements.

STONE HILL • $2,250,000

Renovated/enhanced house & property on 5 acres in Woodbury, CT. 3 BR, chef’s KIT, sunken LR, glorious MBR suite, terraces, award-winning perennial gardens, pool, pool house, guest house, tennis, pond.

203.246.7150 DAVID EVERSON NEW YORK

410 MAIN STREET, RIDGEFIELD, CONNECTICUT TEL.: 203.246.7150 DEVERSON@DAVIDEVERSONGROUP.COM

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FANTASTIC COMMERCIAL OPPORTUNITY!

LUXURY LIVING!

Retail package. Four high traffic locations on over 8 total acres w/more than 67,000 sq ft of retail/warehouse space. Each location has ample parking. Central distribution is designed for growth. Smooth running, turnkey operation w/a good track record, strong customer base & well respected name. Qualified buyers only! $2,950,000.

Sidney Center #90933 Where Do You Start? Gorgeous luxury log home, with a private Carriage(Guest)House, huge gazebo off the rear deck, heated horse barn with hot and cold water, storage barn, beautiful landscaping, 177.14 acres, custom bar for entertaining, huge built-ins, commercial ref. in addition to the norm, tremendous porch, Covered Bridge, stream and so much more. $975,000

EXQUISITE DELAWARE COUNTY HORSE FARM!

PERFECT STARTER HOME

Walton #87950 - Farm complete with indoor arena 60’x100’, tack rooms, second 40x56 barn, workshop, 5 paddock and 15 stalls. Property beautifully landscaped with stone terraces, views of the valley from wraparound porch, on a dead end road. Hardwood and ceramic wood floors. This is a top of the line property. $439,900

Otego #91346 A perfect starter home or seasonal getaway. This home was built to last with many high end attributes, including Brazilian cherry hardwood floors and details, ceramic tile and slate floors, hardwood cabinets, quartz countertops...plenty of great hunting, apple and pear trees, a very low maintenance property all around $235,000

OFFICE & LAND

Unadilla # 82300 - Great location for a professional office, retail, mobile home park or a dealership. The possibilities are endless. Paved walkways exist to make it easier. $84,500

COUNTRY CHARM WITH INDOOR POOL

New Berlin #90574 Large well maintained Colonial on double lot .48 acres.This home features 4 bedrooms, 1 full bath and 2 half baths, crown molding, hardwood floors, pellet stove and a fireplace. There is a large wrap around porch with ornamental woodwork. There is a two story carriage barn with cement floor and workshop and storage upstairs. Heated indoor pool,skylights, woodwork and 8’ inground pool. Stone patio leads to the extra lot. $182,500

PEACEFUL SETTING!

LIVE ON THE LAKE!

HOME WITH VIEWS AND ACREAGE

14 UNIT TRAILER PARK

Franklin #91703 On .50 acres. Hardwood floors through out. Finished basement with a bathroom. Two car garage, shed and black topped driveway. Nice quiet location with views of East Sidney Lake. Porch over garage and patio in backyard. Move in condition, don’t miss out on this beautiful home. $150,000

Pittsfield #91871 Very nice manufactured home on beautiful, serene Silver Lake. Three bedrooms, two baths, oak kitchen, hard wood floor, deck plus lake rights and dock for swimming, fishing and recreation. Nice price for lake property! $85,000

Otego #85585 Three bedroom, 2 bath doublewide situated on 9.60 acres. Located just outside of Oneonta/Otego, yet all the privacy and country feel you could want. Full basement, 57x21 machine barn and co-op electric are all additional benefits to this great deal! $84,900

Unadilla #82299 - 14 Unit mobile Home Park with easy access to downtown Sidney & I88 corridor. $289,900

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Bainbridge #88674 - Great Country Location in this Newer Chalet style Home on 5 Acres with Beautiful Easterly Views. Nice 2 Story Barn for Workshop, Horses, or Livestock .Park Like Setting. Lots of Deer and Turkey for Hunting. $145,000

Unadilla # 89777 - Successful active operating Funeral Home with living quarters, multiple chapels, rental income from separate apartment and adequate parking. Well maintained and great location. $450,000

Afton #88017 - Beautiful, spacious Country Colonial Home with 1223’ of frontage on the Susquehanna River with 10 plus acres with frontage on both sides of road. This beauty offers 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, Hardwood Floors, Wood burning Fireplace and a Pellet/Corn Stove.There is also a 28’X16’ $175,000

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Dear Annelise

How do I stop my guy from being a complete social media rat? It’s becoming a real frustration to see him on Facebook when we are out to dinner or to find him picking a filter for an Instagram shot of his latest cheeseburger. Dear Ms. Minnie Bringing the Walt Disney mouse back to your 21st-century house will take a little education. Instead of explaining, perhaps a little training using oldfashioned techniques of suggestion will produce the desired effect. Instead of a Thursday night at a Cinema Society screening, welcome your man home from work with a glass of whiskey, a home-cooked meal and a Steve McQueen classic. If he picks up his iPhone to Instagram his introduction to old-fashioned entertainment, sweetly suggest a little mystery in your relationship. "Would the King of Cool want the world to know what he had for dinner?" How can he deny a little privacy when you have gone the extra mile to seduce with Camembert and wine? Surely, your mouse will understand that every Minnie prefers a handsome Mickey over a social media-addicted rat. With a little inspiration and patience on your end, you may be able to train your man to walk like McQueen as you wear (Alexander) McQueen, becoming the talk of the town versus an Instagram feed. annelise peterson

Dear Lady Lydia Sounds like you want to interpret "black tie" with bows rather than in the traditional sense. Given the classic setting at the Pierre hotel, I suggest you take a more traditional role in this Upper East Side affair and dress from head to toe for the occasion—meaning in a full-length gown. Now that we have decided that a sexy LBD is too short to make the Saturday night cut, let's figure out how to dress Lydia like an elegant lady. Without personally escorting you to Bergdorf, here are a few suggestions for selecting the perfect frock for this regal fete. 1) Understated elegance always gets the right kind of attention. It also allows you to wear your investment in your wardrobe more than once. 2) Lanvin, Vionnet and Rouland Mouret offer full-length silhouettes that flatter most body types. 3) Net-A-Porter, Bergdorf Goodman and Barneys all offer personal shopping services to simplify your search and give you confidence in your choice of attire. And last of all, don't forget to wear your best accessory: a smile.

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dear Annelise i have a black-tie wedding at The Pierre this weekend and was wondering: Is it o.k. to wear a knee-length black dress? Its back is a ribbon, so it’s a little sexy but still super basic black. 102

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Dear Citi Bikers Welcome to the exciting world of big city pedal-pushing. Since Citi Bikes hit Gotham last May, I’m sure you’ve been finding that it’s not only a lovely way to get around, but it’s also fun, great exercise and way cheaper than cabs. I’ve been riding a bike for decades, loving the chance to get everywhere on time, while also pumping endorphins that make drugs utterly unnecessary. And the whole time, biking gives me the chance to check out changes in the city, catch up with old friends I run into and ogle fascinating strangers. It’s actually good for my work and my personal life! I can’t imagine any other way to transport myself—subways are an aesthetic challenge—and it’s nice to see swarms of other bikers joining me in one of New York’s most joyous activities, taking to the streets like a pack of emperor penguins just learning how to walk. But let me put the brakes on my warm feelings right there and tell you you’re basically a bunch of wusses! Where were you all those years when it was just me, Anderson Cooper, Bill Cunningham and a handful of others realizing the wonders of city biking? It was never that hard to figure out that a bike was as vital a belonging for any mobile New Yorker as an apartment or a rich partner. I’m well aware that in the last few years, Michael Bloomberg added a bunch of bike lanes that have made things safer for riders, but still, I managed to scoot around for eons before that and was amazed at the virtual monopoly I had on the road since everyone else was mortally terrified to participate in what they viewed as a real-life video game. But put a bunch of shiny bikes on racks, and market them as the hot new thing, and people line up like sheep, suddenly interested in biking as if it were the new quinoa sandwich. I thought New Yorkers were supposed to be wildly individualistic and immune to being force-fed mass trends. We’re always griping about how the city has lost its edge and become too generic, but give people a bandwagon to jump onto, and they’re there as surely as there’ll be another chain restaurant replacing the deli on your corner faster than you can get a Groupon. All of the natives whose favorite word is “ownership” are suddenly engaging in bike sharing, paying $95 per year for unlimited 45-minute rides on someone else’s bike. Guess what, kids? I have unlimited 24-hour rides, and they’re free, since the bike is already paid for! And it’s mine! “But it’s so convenient,” crow the Citi Bikers, exuding a pioneer’s brio. Really? You have to walk to a bike station to get your vehicle! (The nearest one from my house happens to be four annoying blocks away.) Or maybe should you take a cab there? Oh, and when you’re through with your trip, you have to find another bike station, then somehow get yourself home. Another cab? Or maybe you can share a horse-drawn carriage before they get outlawed? Don’t you know that it’s quite feasible to own your very own bicycle? You don’t have to spring for a state-of-the-art piece of equipment that will spiral you into bankruptcy. Kmart has perfectly fine bikes, and the last time I looked, one was on sale for $79! (Yes, it’s a chain store, but you might as well take advantage of it for the rare items that will keep you edgy.) “But I have no place in my apartment for such a thing,” you inevitably gripe. Well, you’d be surprised at how effortlessly a bike can be hanged from or leaned against a wall. There’s room! And if you think it’s just too hideous for your feng shui needs, then why were you so covetous of it in the first place? Besides, you can always leave it on the street, chained to a pole or rack on your block. “But it’ll get stolen,” you then whine. No, probably not. Even the most desperate crack addicts don’t want that Kmart bike (as delightful as If you insist on sticking with Citi Bikes, then I guess I can’t stop you—I can only beg you to ride responsibly. Being part of a fabulous trend doesn’t entitle you to be hell on wheels. Enjoy! Love you! Stay away! Michael Musto

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it is). And if it is stolen, you can simply get another one for $79—and it’s all yours!

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