Alabama Shakes Performs at Sailor Jerry’s NYC Fleet Week Welcome Party

Last night Grammy-Award winning, Alabama Shakes kicked-off Fleet Week New York festivities by performing a riveting 90-minute set on the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum for sailors and their supporters at the second annual USO and Sailor Jerry Welcome Party.  “We are thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum…

Photos: Lucky Brand’s FW17 Preview With Olivia Culpo, Jaime King, Ashlee Simpson-Ross

Lucky Brand, Olivia Culpo, Jaime King, Ashlee Simpson-Ross and Evan Ross celebrated the FW17 preview, showcasing the “Lucky Lives On” collection, inspired by newfound heritage, infused with classic California spirit a collection that features new denim fits, sun-faded palettes, soft fabrics and modernized, old-favorites. The Lucky Brand team took over Rolling Greens, the beautifully rustic,…

Where Are Travelers Going This Summer?

American Express Travel is reporting a 19% increase in summer travel, with travel to international destinations trending up by 26% in comparison to last summer. While London, Paris and Rome will always remain as tried and true vacation spots – unexpected places such as Bilbao, Maldives, Zabreb, Mumbai and Ixtapa are creeping up on travelers’…

Hamptons Restaurant Opening: Harbor East

Hamptonites, get ready! There’s a new hot restaurant opening this summer. Owner and Creative, James Willis, with Jason Hook, Todd English, and Andrew Molen will open Harbor East on Thursday, May 25th, a restaurant featuring a modern twist on farm-to-table cuisine in East Hampton, NY. To complete their visionary team and develop the original concept, Willis hired Hook…

Photos: Publicolor’s 2017 Stir, Splatter, & Roll

Publicolor celebrated their Stir, Splatter + Roll Gala May 22 at the Metropolitan Pavilion raising nearly 1.3 million dollars. Ruth Lande Shuman started Publicolor in 1996 with a mission to improve the lives of neglected NYC public school students, teachers, and communities. Shocked by low-income students’ failing test scores, high drop-out rates, and dreary often prison-like facilities,…

Photos: Exhibition of Contemporary Philippine Art At Donna Karan’s Urban Zen

Downtown at Donna Karan’s Urban Zen, Josie Natori with David and Susan Rockefeller held a significant exhibition of contemporary Philippine art. Called Pintô Manhattan Manila, the work of 30 contemporary artists was sold to benefit The Asian Cultural Council and the Pint​ô Museum of Art. The exhibition was curated by by Federico De Vera. Pintô’s founder, the esteemed neurologist Dr. Joven Cuanang attended along…

Photos: Casita Maria Benefit At ETRO’s Madison Ave Flagship Store

Italian fashion house, ETRO, and Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia teamed up to benefit Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education at ETRO’s Madison Avenue flagship store. The collaborative event was hosted by Jacopo Etro, Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia, and Casita Maria’s chairman, Jacqueline Weld Drake. ETRO presented its Pre Fall 2017 men s and women s collections styled…

Photos: American Ballet Theatre 2017 Spring Gala

An anchor to the spring cultural and social season; American Ballet Theatre’s 2017 Spring Gala.  Guests arrived at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center for American Ballet Theatre’s Spring Gala on a rainy Monday evening. ABT’s world-famous dancers were featured in the New York premiere of Whipped Cream. Choreographed by ABT Artist-in- Residence Alexei…

This Summer Jump The Waitlist For Your Favorite Tattoo Artists

W Hotels of New York announce the launch of the inaugural In-House Tattoo Artist Series, inviting some of the world’s most celebrated tattoo artists to set up residence, and tattoo parlor, in the hotels’ suites. W Hotels of New York will provide guests with a one-of-a-kind opportunity to jump the artists’ extensive multiyear waiting lists….

2017 Manhattanhenge Dates Announced

Four nights a year, the streets of Manhattan’s grid become the site for a stunning sunset phenomenon known as Manhattanhenge. During Manhattanhenge, the Sun sets in perfect alignment with Manhattan’s East-West numbered streets, creating cinema-worthy photo opportunities. This summer, the full Sun will be visible on the grid on Tuesday, May 30, at 8:12 pm,…