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Put Some Pep in Your Step at Nespresso's Pop-Up Boutique at Grand Central

Sep 27, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Do you froth at the mouth over the smell of fresh brewed coffee? Nespresso invites you to follow your nose to their latest pop-up boutique in Vanderbilt Hall for a taste of their premium roasts and some interactive fun. From October 1-4, 2013, Grand Central Terminal will be hosting the event where guests will get a buzz from trying out their line of machines and feeling like a barista for the day (minus the apron).... Read More

Montcler Officially Opens its Doors Today at The New Paris Flagship Store

Sep 26, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

French brand Moncler moved into a new boutique space this month in Paris at 7 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré and officially opened today. Spread out over six floors, the new 11,200-square-foot flagship store and showroom sits just steps away from the brand’s first store at 5. Designed by the Gilles & Boissier architecture studio, the sales space covers around 918 square feet of the ground floor. The remaining four stories comprise the showroom and offices.... Read More

Miami HEAT NBA Champion Dwayne Wade to Host Fashion Charity Event

Sep 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Marissa Foglia

Dwayne Wade, Miami HEAT NBA Champion, will be hosting a fashion fundraiser on September 26 at the famous Moore Building located in the city’s Design District. As an iconic location, the venue is expected to draw its typical large crowd of charitable locals to the fashion-inspired event.... Read More

Khai Khai Jewelry Launches New Jewelry Collection at Louis Boston

Sep 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Everyone in Boston knows Louis Boston carries the best-of-the-best in men’s and women’s clothing and accessories; which is no surprise why jewelry designer Haim Medine wanted to launch his Khai Khai Jewelry line there.... Read More

Tidy Minds Gives Women the Tools to Focus on Their Professional Futures

Sep 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Anna Hill is the type of person every woman needs in her life. We’ve been talking for only 45 minutes, and already my mind is focused and my action plan is forming before my eyes. Hill is a fixer, a sorter, a de-clutter(er) who uses her skills and experience to advise women on how to take the next step in their lives. You know, things like: the business idea that will make you millions, the never-ending paperwork that won't go away, getting a new job or even the home that needs to be organized and boxed up before it’s sold.... Read More

The Award-Winning T. Cook's Reopens at The Royal Palms Resort After $2M Revamp

Sep 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

The locals know the resort pretty well (even if never being a guest there); they praise its beautiful décor, elegant rooms and chatter about its notable clientele (including U.S. presidents). On September 9, the Royal Palms Resort and Spa reopened their award-wining restaurant T. Cook’s; adding more glamour to the already infamous hotel.... Read More

Boston Gives Thanks to Veterans with Mission Gratitude Concert

Sep 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

It’s going to be a great night in Boston on Monday, September 23 when Symphony Hall will be transformed into a benefit concert hall featuring some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry. In attendance will be The Band Perry, Big & Rich, Sarah Silverman, SNL’s Darrell Hammond, Cassadee Pope, The Henningsens, Angie Johnson and actress and singer (not to mention Tom Hanks’ wife) Rita Wilson.... Read More

Halstead Property Introduces Interactive Touch Screens Outside Its NY Offices

Sep 20, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Halstead Property, in partnership with real estate tech company ImageSurge, introduced an exclusive, interactive touch screen at its office on New York’s West Side; effectively transforming the office’s storefront windows into interactive marketing platforms. Designed specifically for commercial windows, the touch screen engages customers that walk by Halstead’s and allows them to search for real estate listings with their own parameters, including price points and locations. Halstead plans to expand the technology to select storefronts throughout the area.... Read More

Sausalito's Cavallo Point Lodge: A Modern Hotel Just Across the SF Bay

Sep 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Herb Caen, the revered San Francisco Chronicle journalist, knew what he was talking about while gazing at the Golden Gate bridge saying, "The mystical structure, with its perfect amalgam of delicacy and power, exerts an uncanny effect […] It is an object to be contemplated for hours." Caen noted this in one of his articles dating to 1987. Mike Freed and Peter Heinemann, best friends and operators of the acclaimed Post Ranch Inn, must agree. In 2008, Freed opened the Cavallo Point Lodge, a spectacular, charming property with unmatched views of the "copper-haired vixen." I journeyed to San Francisco to discover for myself the allure of the Golden Great Bridge and the perfect place to admire it: the Cavallo Point Lodge... Read More

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Parties with Fellow Nominees at Audi's Annual Emmy Event

Sep 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

How can you not smile when you get TV stars Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eric Stonestreet and Ty Burrell together in the same room? (Hint: It’s not possible.) On Sunday, September 15, Audi and Altuzarra brought together the nominees of the 65th Primetime Emmys to kick off the awards week. The fourth annual party was attended by nominees Julie Bowen, Mayim Bialik, Cat Deeley and Margo Martindale along with Sarah Hyland, RJ Mitte, Thomas Sadoski, Allison Janney and Navid Negahban among others.... Read More

Four Seasons LV Offers a Retreat from the Strip and Fresh Renovations

Sep 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary

The vibrant desert destination of Las Vegas is seemingly saturated with as many hotels as sinful pleasures. And while the accommodations feel endless, when seeking luxury, exclusivity and comfort, look no further than the Four Seasons Las Vegas (FSLV). The brand synonymous with the aforementioned ideals, offers its unfaltering service and style on a smaller scale along the south end of the Las Vegas strip.... Read More

SD's Top Chefs Compete in a Culinary Charity Event Against Domestic Violence

Sep 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Coming together for an evening of competitions and charity, San Diego’s top chefs will partake in an Iron Chef-inspired culinary event on September 26 benefiting the Center for Community Solutions’ (CCS) domestic violence prevention and intervention programs and services. The ninth annual showdown will feature ten of the city’s best chefs will be separated into two teams and will have to incorporate one secret ingredient into their eight original dishes.... Read More

SOLI Architectural Surfaces Debuts Chef Kitchen with West Hollywood Event

Sep 13, 2013  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary

Recently during a Thursday evening in West Hollywood, the hottest party wasn't at a club or restaurant, but instead a custom tile showroom. Architecture met cuisine and cocktails for the debut of SOLI Architectural Surfaces’ new chef’s kitchen featuring Super Thassos Engineered Glass, Serengeti Marble, Poggenpohl and Miele appliances. SOLI, an industry leader in decorative tile and natural stone, welcomed LA tastemakers along with top architects, interior designers and developers to the event.... Read More

Prohibition Takes Over NOLA's Windsor Court Hotel on September 22

Sep 13, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Prohibition is back. But don’t worry, there’s no ban on alcohol; instead, Windsor Court Hotel in NOLA is offering a themed Boozy Brunch on September 22. Their signature afternoon tea in Le Salon will take a jump back in time when The Big Easy had to hide its adult beverages.... Read More

San Diegans Drive Jags, Shop at Sprouts and Purchase West Elm Furniture

Sep 12, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

We’ve done it again. San Diego has made the No. 1 spot on a list. But, unlike many lists floating out there — Best Beaches, Best Surf Spots, Happiest Cities, Nicest Weather (I'm not bragging at all) — this list is a bit more specific. According to a recent 37-page survey by New York-based Scarborough conducted with 3,500 consumers in San Diego and a few hundred thousand in consumer markets nationwide, we have very concrete habits.... Read More

Top Chef's Padma Lakshmi Takes to NOLA's Streets For Her Season 11 Local Pick

Sep 10, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Top Chef fans, Bravo is serving up a second helping of your favorite foodie host Padma Lakshmi in an online prequel series to the upcoming season. Padma’s Picks, which launched August 14, features local chefs competing to join Season 11's New Orleans cast.... Read More

THE US GRANT an Opulent San Diego Treasure for Over 100 Years

Sep 10, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

With over a hundred years of history behind its turn-of-the-century façade, THE US GRANT HOTEL, a Luxury Collection Hotel, is a shining example of pure luxury and elegance in an iconic San Diego location. Shining crystal chandeliers and a $6.5-million art collection greet you as you explore the hotel, providing more than just your average vacation destination. It is an extravagant getaway brimming with culture and refinement, ready to show why San Diego is so revered by locals and visitors alike.... Read More

A Modern and Revived Indigo Grill Will Re-Open in Little Italy Come November

Sep 9, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

If you’ve ever had the Carne Asada Nachos or the Kaffir Lime Duck at Indigo Grill, chances are, you’re already a huge fan of this Little Italy restaurant. Come this fall, the 12-year-old Cohn Restaurant Group establishment will be making some big changes with a full makeover slated for its interiors and menu.... Read More

Salon Capri Offers $1,500 L'Oréal Professionnel INOA Supreme Hair Package

Sep 9, 2013  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

As we age, we see subtle changes in skin tone, the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, loss of natural volume and body in our hair, and not to mention added white or grey coverage. No matter what we do, we can’t stop the hands of time, but we can make sure we’re still looking and feeling our best as we mature.... Read More

High-Quality Seafood Meets Casual Dining at Legal C Bar in Hingham

Sep 6, 2013  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

We all know Boston is synonymous with great seafood and no one knows that better than Legal Sea Foods. After all, they put our infamous New England clam chowder on the map. While there are numerous Legal Sea Foods’ restaurants scattered about the state, one of our favorite spots to enjoy the same fresh seafood, but in a more casual atmosphere, is by way of Legal C Bar. The “focused yet full-flavored social urban venue” promises to be “casual in style.” There are three located in Massachusetts; one at Logan Airport in Terminal B, one in Dedham at Legacy Place and a third newly opened in Hingham at the Derby Street Shoppes.... Read More

Top Chef's Rich Sweeney of Southpaw Social Club Wants San Diegans to Share

Sep 3, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

I’m kind of a foodie, well, in the sense that I love food and like being linked to trendy words or terms. (If you call me a ‘hipster’ I’ll probably high-five you while throwing out a “YOLO!” your way). And then there’s baseball, America’s pastime, and another personal favorite of mine. Okay okay, I’m getting to the point of all this. Recently, San Diego’s East Village neighborhood got a new watering hole courtesy of Good Time Design and Chef Rich Sweeney. As luck would have it, it combined two of my loves: food and baseball.... Read More

Enrique Iglesias and Blink 182 Headline the Cosmopolitan's September Lineup

Sep 2, 2013  |   Contributor: Marie M

As the summer comes to an end, Las Vegas will continue to thrive on. When was the last time you went to Sin City? Was it for a meeting, celebration or just to get away? Well you can plan on being back in Vegas this September. The temperatures in the desert are starting to cool down; however The Cosmopolitan is just heating up.... Read More

 
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