Out Of Town: South Coast Plaza’s 50th Anniversary with Helen Mirren, Elizabeth Segerstrom, Frank Gehry

As part of its ongoing 50th Anniversary celebrations and continuing support for the arts, South Coast Plaza presented an evening of Art, Excellence + Friendship on October 30, 2017. 160 guests, including Helen Mirren, Ralph Fiennes,  Michael Govan,    Christopher Forbes, Terry Lundgren, Kevin McKenzie, Bill Viola, Frank Gehry and Plácido Domingo, joined philanthropists, dignitaries, artists, cultural leaders and business executives at an extraordinary concert by the Mariinsky Theatre…

PHOTOS: Launch Party For Richard Avedon’s New Book

Barbara Tober hosted a sensational cocktail reception November 15th at the Museum of Arts and Design celebrating the new biography, Avedon: Something Personal. Attended by generations of Avedon colleagues dating back to the late 1950s and photography world luminaries including Maria Hambourg, Carol Squiers, Deborah Bell, and Vince Aletti; and Avedon models Pat Cleveland, Evelyn Kuhn, Patty Hansen, Lauren Helm, Astrid…

What Gifts to Bring to Your Thanksgiving Hostess

Thanksgiving is tomorrow and you don’t have a gift! Too busy with work, school – LIFE! But fear not, this last minute hostess gift guide is sure to get you an invite back next year. Matter & Home’s Balance Candle This candle is designed to create a state of balance in one’s life. From work…

The Botanist Mixology Pop-Up

The Botanist pop-up event was a bit like walking into a botanical wonderland, while intertwined with a bourgeois vibe that played a compliment to SoHo. A note to all event planners, greeting your guests after a long workday with a simple, neat cocktail is an automatic win in my book. The drink was Botanist gin…

Listing: Thanksgiving Feast at Conrad New York

 Conrad New York is offering guests a Thanksgiving feast complete with truffle cauliflower soup, roasted turkey, whipped potatoes, roasted Brussel sprouts and turkey giblet gravy. To top it all off, guests will enjoy apple tarte tatin and vanilla ice cream for dessert. The hotel’s Executive Chef, Gerron Douglas, created his Thanksgiving menu with the health-conscious diner…

Henri Bendel Reveals NYC Holiday Window Collab with Lovepop

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – all of NYC’s biggest department stores are beginning to debut their windows for the holiday season! In collaboration with Lovepop, Henri Bendel opened up it’s doors last night to their beautiful holiday set up featuring intricate paper art arrangements from the 3-D card company. The magical…

Holiday Gift Guide, Something For The Women in Your Life

It’s that time of the year – sparking lights up on lamp posts, coffee with a peppermint kick, and shopping for everyone special in your life… is just has hard as always! Luckily, we’ve put in the work for you and made it simple. Whether you’re looking for your sister, best friend, or the always…

PHOTOS: 62nd Annual H.U.G. Gala Evening

On November 1st Project Help Us Give, the New York-based charity, celebrated its 62nd Anniversary at this year’s H.U.G. Gala honoring industry leaders Jockey International and Lenzing Fibers.  The event was hosted by Emcee Lisa Cusimano, a New York Firefighter featured in Jockey’s “Show ‘Em What’s Underneath” campaign featuring Everyday Heroes. Apparel industry executives from the…

PHOTOS: Theatre Communications Group 2017 Gala Honoring Broadway’s War Paint

Pioneers of theatre, from across America, gathered in New York City on Monday for the Theatre Communications Group 2017 Gala. TCG is a national organization that connects non-profit theaters, both large and small, around the country. They provide grants to artists to create new works, assist in professional development, encourage diversity in the field, publish hundreds of…

Attention New Yorkers, The 2018 Met Gala Theme Has Been Revealed!

Hear ye, hear ye! New Yorkers, rejoice – our first glimpse into the 2018 Met Gala! Wintour is coming and if you look past the snow-filled mornings and cold nights, and peak into next spring you will see Anna Wintour preparing for the 2018 Metropolitan Museum of Art Gala. According to the bible, Vogue,  The Costume…

Celebrate ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’ Day by Breaking Out Your Slow Cooker

Did you know that November 8th is Chicken Soup for the Soul Day?  In honor of mind and body wellness, MaryAnn Jones and Deanna Durso of Wear your Wellness and Thrive Naturally have shared their delicious and organic recipe with New York Rag! Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Soup Ingredients 1 lb package organic chicken tenders 1 large onion, diced…