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The Sweet Stuff

Chef Rich Torrisi’s original NYC venture was located around the corner from his new incarnation in the Puck Building. He draws inspiration from Nolita and Little Italy. Photo courtesy of Major Food Group
Dining Out

Rich Torrisi Goes Glam

The New York chef’s glitzy new Torrisi Bar & Restaurant is like the cocktail party you don’t want to leave.

Marjorie Strider’s Girl with Radish (1963) pops from the wall. Installation view of New York: 1962-1964 at the Jewish Museum, NY. July 22, 2022-January 8, 2023. Photo © Frederick Charles,

Have yourself an arty little Christmas

Five great NYC exhibits closing soon will fill your gap week between Christmas and New Year's Eve.

A bartender pours Sippin Santa cocktails at the Miracle on 9th Street pop-up in the East Village. Photo courtesy of Miracle on 9th Street.
Ho Ho Ho

The Best Holiday Pop-Ups

From traditional tree lightings and ice skating to cocktail pop-ups and boozy ice cream to heated pools with a view.

Designer Manfred Thierry Mugler photographed in Montreal, 2018. Photo credit: Max Abadian

Agent Provocateur

“Thierry Mugler: Couturissime” makes its grand finale at the Brooklyn Museum.

The grille of the Rolls-Royce Cullinan, positioned by RR as: “A vision in black. Cultivate your dark side. An imposing force. Be drawn in by a tremendous presence that commands attention and respect.” You can almost hear the crack of the whip. © BFA 2022
Status Symbol

Big Swingin’ ... SUVs

How do you demonstrate you’re a family man and a stud? Behold, the new generation of Ultra-Luxury Super SUVs.


More Is More?

How Jonathan Rachman seduced the Ladies who Lunch.

Edward Hopper, Self-Portrait, 1925–30. Oil on canvas, 25 3/8 × 20 3/8 in. (64.5 × 51.8 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Josephine N. Hopper Bequest 70.1165. © 2022 Heirs of Josephine N. Hopper/Licensed by Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
The Art Scene


In a new Whitney exhibit, the Big Apple is the muse for America’s greatest realist painter.

Portrait of James Joyce in 1928 by Berenice Abbott (1898-1991). Photo courtesy of The Morgan Library & Museum

“We’ll print it if it’s the last effort of our lives”

How two American women braved U.S. censorship laws to publish James Joyce’s Ulysses.

The Arts

Revisiting the Sixties

The Jewish Museum’s superb New York: 1962 - 1964 explores the city’s art scene at a time of potent social upheaval.

Dog at Marine North Berwick in Scotland. Photo courtesy of Marine & Lawn Hotels & Resorts
Dog Days

Creature Comforts

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.

Guests at the Variety Welcome to Cannes party in May. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Variety)

Partying Like It’s 2019

The global social circuit is roaring back this summer, with travel industry influencers leading the charge.

Adelena Masana, Carmelina Pica, and Nina Picariolo prepare a homemade pasta at Enoteca Maria in Staten Island, New York.
Nonnas Unite!

Just Like Grandma Used To Make

A rustic Staten Island restaurant features a rotating cast of homespun chefs: Grandmothers from all over the world whose recipes star on the menu.

Lewis Miller’s Flower Flashes are often Valentines to New York City, especially during the pandemic. Credit: Irini Arakas Greenbaum
Flower Power

Gone in a Flower Flash

Thanks to Lewis Miller, deemed the “Banksy of Flowers,” New York trash cans and street corners have never looked better.

Elettra Weidemann and her child at her Bed and Breakfast in Long Island
Weekend Agenda

Mama’s Got a Brand New B&B

Elletra Wiedemann and Isabella Rosselini’s new getaway makes a perfect fantasy farm weekend

A double crested cormorant in Central Park

Flights of Fancy

Meet the many birds that call Central Park home—at least part time.

Lauren Santo Domingo at SAVE VENICE: Un Ballo in Maschera Artista E Musa
The Gala Circuit

Venetian Splendor

It's been 50 years since the hottest ticket in town began—but who’s counting? We are... Save Venice by the numbers

Photographer Mary Hilliard, pretty in pink at Quest's 400 Party

The Still Life of the Party

Long before selfies and click bait, Society photographer Mary Hilliard understood that image is everything

Carla Bruni, now Nicholas Sarkozi’s wife poses with Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia and some models, at the Gianni Versace Party in 1992 at The Armory.
Eye Candy

Everywhere that Mary Went...

What party didn't Mary Hilliard cover? Some highlights through the ages

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