In this excerpt from her moving memoir, a first-generation Mexican American explains how accepting admission to the country’s most elite academic institution wasn’t a simple “Yes.”
The recently renovated Casa Pestagua hotel—a modern take on colonial Caribbean design.
NYC’s storied first home for drag queens (and kings) is now a spicy French boîte on the Lower East Side.
A British bookshop asked renowned writers for their recommendations.
New video installation probes the politics of color.
The sybaritic, private Mexican estate is a haven for bohemians, celebrities—and aspirational simplicity.
Fully charged and ready to go: electric jet motors allow stand-up paddleboards to go the extra mile—or 20.
Former model Alvin Clayton is the heart and soul of his New Rochelle restaurant.
What if the most tragic women characters in 19th century fiction did not end up quite as their authors imagined?
A new show at the Museum of Art and Design celebrates the humor, sex, and edginess of the Funk movement in ceramics.
Southern porch and golf course are its natural habitat. But lately, the famed lemon-and-tea beverage has become a city slicker too.
As much as they were built to simply show movies, these pleasure domes were also built for New Yorkers to feel a sense of awe.
The 200th breed recognized by the American Kennel Club is greenlighted for this year’s Westminster Dog Show.
Charles has called for business attire at his coronation—but oh, how we wish for an excuse to trot out the family fender.
The jewels that will play a starring role as King Charles—and his Queen—are crowned.
The chicest fruit on the internet is now in a store near you—if you live in New York or LA, that is.
How one woman transformed a modest food container into an iconic must-have for home chefs.
Bond Street’s newest hipster mecca is the kind of hotspot Cousin Greg would approve of. (No surprise, since Succession actor Nicholas Braun is an investor.)
Off-the-beaten-track properties offer a more authentic, private, one-of-a-kind experience.
The truth is, this may not be the best year for movies at the Academy Awards. But jewelry? Baby, it’s box office gold.
How to experience the extravagances of TV’s richest family
Your NYC Co-Op Board vs. You: Who Will be the Winner?
There’s a reason the Swedes have 25 different words for snow.
Post-pandemic Palm Beach feels increasingly like a seaside Manhattan. Just add palm trees and pastels.
What are the odds that a Disney-style Equestrian Center will give Wellington a run for its money?
The New York chef’s glitzy new Torrisi Bar & Restaurant is like the cocktail party you don’t want to leave.
Five great NYC exhibits closing soon will fill your gap week between Christmas and New Year's Eve.
From traditional tree lightings and ice skating to cocktail pop-ups and boozy ice cream to heated pools with a view.
“Thierry Mugler: Couturissime” makes its grand finale at the Brooklyn Museum.
How do you demonstrate you’re a family man and a stud? Behold, the new generation of Ultra-Luxury Super SUVs.
How Jonathan Rachman seduced the Ladies who Lunch.
In a new Whitney exhibit, the Big Apple is the muse for America’s greatest realist painter.
How two American women braved U.S. censorship laws to publish James Joyce’s Ulysses.
The Jewish Museum’s superb New York: 1962 - 1964 explores the city’s art scene at a time of potent social upheaval.
As the rich travel with their dogs like never before, charters and hotels are lavishing beloved pets with treats from Beagle Burgers to Yappy Hours.
The global social circuit is roaring back this summer, with travel industry influencers leading the charge.
A rustic Staten Island restaurant features a rotating cast of homespun chefs: Grandmothers from all over the world whose recipes star on the menu.
Thanks to Lewis Miller, deemed the “Banksy of Flowers,” New York trash cans and street corners have never looked better.
Elletra Wiedemann and Isabella Rosselini’s new getaway makes a perfect fantasy farm weekend
Meet the many birds that call Central Park home—at least part time.
It's been 50 years since the hottest ticket in town began—but who’s counting? We are... Save Venice by the numbers
Long before selfies and click bait, Society photographer Mary Hilliard understood that image is everything
What party didn't Mary Hilliard cover? Some highlights through the ages