Tag Archives: New York City

WestHouse New York: An Escape for Valentine’s Day (or Any Day)

When it comes to hotels, it’s sometimes hard to strike the right balance. The five-star palaces are reliable bastions of luxury but can fall short on personal attention, while boutique hotels can excel at making the personal a priority but fizzle out on the frills. A perfect middle ground? Midtown’s Jeffrey Beers International–designed WestHouse New …

Teeny, Tasty, Tantalizing

by Daniel Cappello If heaven exists, then surely a sublime sushi of smoked arctic char on magnificently rounded mounds of spicy rice would be served there. And surely it would be a pleasing place of physical comfort, perhaps even awash in white walls with a sleek sea of walnut-covered everything. If this is an inkling …

Assouline Makes Its Uptown Mark

The book publisher Assouline—as synonymous with “luxury” as some of the brands it has chronicled, such as Dior, Chanel, and Saint Laurent—has done it again. This time, the renowned publisher of luxury-lifestyle titles and the recipient of the 2012 Accessories Council Influencer Award is excited to announce a completely new concept in luxury shopping: its new …

A Merry Midtown Christmas

Forget New Year’s Eve: This year, we’re all about midtown for that other eve—Christmas Eve. The midtown stretch, with its heart in and around Times Square, can sometimes be forgotten as terra incognita for uptowners and downtowners alike. Inhabitant New Yorkers often think of it as the locus of business meetings, the office, the theater, …