The full-level Penthouse One at Walker Tower is currently under contract for more than $50 million after being on the market for less than a month. The pending sales price of this Chelsea-based high-rise residence establishes a new record for a residential property in Manhattan.
Luxury jewelers Doyle & Doyle, proprietors of antique and fine estate jewelry, celebrated the opening of their new 2,000-square-foot Meatpacking flagship store at 412 West 13th St. this month with members of the fashion press and notables such as Lynn Yeager and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn in attendance. The store, whose interior is inspired by The Crystal Palace and Victorian gardens, opened its cast iron and glass doors to the public on November 15.
Guests of The President of Umbria, a region in Italy, gathered at the opening of the Sensational Umbria photography exhibit by world-renowned National Geographic photographer Steve McCurry this month for his November 8-16 exhibit at the Italian Trade Commission.
Over 150 top restaurants throughout upstate New York's Hudson Valley region are participating in this year’s Restaurant Week from Nov. 4-17 presented by Valley Table magazine. Hudson Valley Restaurant Week features culinary bounty of the region with prix fixe menus and gives diners the opportunity to enjoy exceptional dining at a fraction of the normal cost. There’s something for every foodie appetite ranging from Argentinean, French, German, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Mediterranean, Mexican and New American.
Celebrated French-born chef Michel Richard is taking on New York City with his first Manhattan restaurant opened at the gilded New York Palace Hotel. Set in three beautiful landmark rooms, Villard Michel Richard offers patrons the option of experiencing an á la carte French bistro menu in the main dining room, a Tuesday-Saturday gourmet prix-fixe seating in the intimate Gallery Room, or a more casual dinner at the bar and lounge.
Tonight Chelsea Piers will play host to hundreds of people to mark the fourth Change-Maker's Ball in New York City. The annual event raises money forcharity organization Self Help Africa, a foundation that prides itself on empowering people on the continent to provide for themselves, their families and communities.