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Back to the Future at the Guggenheim

Monday, March 3rd, 2014
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In the past several months there has been an abundance of riches in museums with surveys and retrospectives featuring artworks or artists that have had

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Art Deco Lighting (With a Nod to Gatsby)

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012
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In deference to the arrival of Gatsby (Baz Luhrmann’s flashy remake of The Great Gatsby), and what will undoubtedly be a resurgence of all things

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La Promenade des Anglais:
A Taste of Southern France in Chelsea

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
by on Dining Around

The Environment La Promenade des Anglais is a chic, but unpretentious restaurant marrying tribute to Nice’s main thoroughfare, its flaneurs* and a kind of low

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

Thursday, December 29th, 2011
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Fashion interprets winter’s flowers in darker hues, as shapes and configurations, textures and impressions, with the occasional pastel, a hint of the spring to come.

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The Little Black Dress AND…

Monday, August 1st, 2011
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“Something about glamour interested me. All my schoolbooks had drawings of women on terraces with a cocktail and a cigarette..” Bill Blass Ah, the eponymous

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Chez Josephine—The Evergreen

Monday, May 9th, 2011
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Remember the moment in Woody Allen’s The Purple Rose of Cairo when hero Tom Baxter breaks the film’s fourth wall, emerging from a black and

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The Next Big Thing in Home Interiors

Sunday, January 9th, 2011
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Tui Lifestyle Launches A National Expansion Walking into Tui Lifestyles’ new flagship store on Greene Street in Soho, with its fast-forward contemporary furnishings in beautiful

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Victor Garber Delights in Noel Coward’s Present Laughter

Friday, January 22nd, 2010
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OK, slap the cuffs on me and take me away. I confess: I don’t think Noel Coward is particularly funny. Most of his plays come

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