Month: September 2012

Let’s Do Brunch

by Alex R. Travers For bon mot-tossing Upper East Siders who prefer the term le grand petit déjeuner to brunch, John DeLucie’s take on New York’s most social meal delivers new delights. Crown (the name comes from the red and gold crown above its wrought iron entrance at 24 East 81st Street) oozes exclusivity. It’s …

Managing Wealth and Motorcycling

What do wealth management and motorcycling 70 miles per hour along the west side highway have in common? According to Tony Guernsey, a lot. A risk manager at Wilmington Trust Company, Tony equates his job to navigating a motorcycle on an aggressive highway. “When you’re driving a motorcycle, you’re looking at the road ahead. When …

Fall Fashion Week Roundup

By Alex R. Travers Count on fashion week to draw in the best of everything. For the Spring/Summer 2013 collections, floral imagery, geometric patterns, and a profusion of prints, many inspired by Eastern landscapes, strutted onto the runway. At Naeem Khan, images of waves from Japanese woodblock prints crashed onto flowing gazar cocktail dresses while …