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Wednesday, April 16, 2014


Angelo David

Couture hair extension expert and celebrity hairstylist Angelo David Pisacreta of the Angelo David Salon was featured on Good Morning America’s newest makeover segment, Lose 10 Years in 60 Minutes. Angelo David was featured in all three days of the shooting along with the other members of the Dream Team: famed makeup artist Bobbi Brown, style expert Gretta Monahan and cosmetic and restorative dentist Dr. Nancy M. Rosen.

Angelo David was responsible for the hair color, cut and application of his couture hair extensions of the three makeover candidates, all which had to be completed in less than 60 minutes. Angelo David’s work yielded the most dramatic part of the makeover for the three deserving clients.

Photo By: James Edstrom


Jean Shafiroff With Arnie Rosenshein

Dottie Herman And Sandra Bernhard

More than 350 of NYC’s elite came out to support the American Heart Association at their kickoff event for the 18th Annual Heart of the Hamptons Ball. The kick off was held at Tao Downtown Lounge and put together by the Heart of the Hamptons committee members Paola Bacchini , Andrea Tese, Nur Khan, Peter Davis, Paul Goldstein, Rocco Ancarola and Cristina Civetta.

Guests in attendance listened to survivors and committee members Rocco Ancarola, Arnie Rosenshein and Cristina Civetta share their stories of survival. They urged the crowd to get checked and pay attention to their heart health. In addition to the Heart of the Hamptons committee members other distinguished guests included actress Sandra Bernhard , Bravo’s RHONY reality star celebrity LuAnn DeLesseps, philanthropist Jean Shafiroff, music composer Lucia Hwong, divorce expert Nicole Noonan, performance artist Consuelo Costin, CEO of Douglas Elliman Dottie Herman, Michelle Herbert, Ann Dexter Jones, Felicia Taylor, interior designer Geoffrey Bradfield, designer Douglas Hannant, Mark Newhouse, jewelry designer Roni Blanshay, board member of Watermill Center and Parish Museum Lisa Anastos, jewelry designer Margo Manhattan, theatre producer Wendy Federman, Lady Liliana Cavendish, Susan and Hunter Cushing, artist Chau Chiang, Bonnie Pfeifer Evans, writer and film producer Sonia Cole, and DuJour founder Jason Binn, among others.

Sunday, April 13, 2014



James Earl Jones

Remembering Ira Aldridge, a 19th-Century Black Actor is a sure bet on New York's Broadway.

James Earl Jones was there, so was Mike Nichols who directed the play's star Adrian Lester in the film Primary Colors.

The play was originally staged at the Tricycle Theatre in Kilburn ,NW London in 2012 and re-staged there this year. Written by Lolita Chakrabarti and directed by the Tricycle's artistic director Indhu Rubasingham.

Anna Wintour is a big fan and has been encouraging all her friends to go see the show. Harvey Weinstein is also a big supporter of the play and sent his execs to see it in both London and Brooklyn.

The show Runs at St Ann's till April 20th. Be sure to get your tickets now!


Ira Aldridge was a 19th century African-American actor who became a renowned interpreter of Shakespearean tragedy on the European stage.

Born on July 24, 1807, in New York City, Ira Aldridge acted with the African Grove Theatre before making his 1833 London debut as Othello. Other Shakespearean roles followed, and Aldridge became a renowned thespian, touring countries like Austria and Russia and earning the nickname "African Roscius." He also used his fame to call for slavery's end. He died on August 7, 1867, while in Poland.

Born on July 24, 1807, in New York City, Ira Frederick Aldridge was an African-American actor known for his stage work. He was the son of a straw vendor and lay preacher. Remarkably for the times, Aldridge received an education. He attended at the African Free School.


Margo Manhattan With Ramona Singer

Margo Manhattan, a Upper East Side jewelry store, where the celebrities like Beyonce and Selena Gomez flock, was robbed on Friday by a man who tied up the manager and stole $60,000 in bling,

The thief posed as a customer at the star studded store on Madison Ave, off East 88th street. The star studded boutique’s manager, Marcy Imbert, was the only employee in the shop when she buzzed the man in about 1:30 p.m on Friday.

Margo Manhattan told the NY Daily News that the employee "thought he was maybe a rap star,”.

The thief asked to see several items and then grabbed Imbert by the neck once she opened a display case. Brandishing a stun gun, he put his hands over her mouth and dragged her into a back room.

As Imbert struggled, the man tore the straps off a Theory designer bag he found in the shop and used them to tie her wrists behind her back.

“She came to a point where she saw her life in front of her,” said Margo. “He was really forceful. He choked her. He said, ‘I’m going to kill you.’”

The crook even kicked Mika, Manhattan’s 13-week-old German shepherd puppy, who was also at the store.

He to grabbed jewelry from cases Imbert had opened and from an open vault in the back room, according to cops and the store owner. Surprised when another employee arrived at the store, he again acted like a customer and told the employee, “She’s in the back.”

Neither the employees nor the dog was injured.

Monday, April 07, 2014


Mary Louise Parker

Jodie Snyder Morel And Danielle Snyder

Carol Gertz And John Demsey

Bronson Van Wyck

Victoria Leacock Hoffman With Dini von Mueffling And Stefani Greenfield

Recently The Love Heals, the Alison Gertz Foundation for AIDS Education raised over $600,000 at their gala event at The Four Seasons Restaurant in Manhattan. All proceeds from the evening directly support Love Heals’ efforts to protect the next generation of New Yorkers from HIV.

John Demsey, Group President of The Estée Lauder Companies and Chairman of the M"A"C AIDS Fund, Danielle Snyder, Co-Founder and Creative Director, and Jodie Snyder Morel, Co-Founder and CEO, of DANNIJO and Bronson van Wyck, Founder of Workshop of the World and Van Wyck & Van Wyck were honored for their outstanding philanthropic work in the area of HIV and AIDS. InStyle’s Hal Rubenstein emceed the evening and presided over an exciting live auction that raised $185,000.

Guests included co-founders, Dini von Mueffling, Stefani Greenfield and Victoria Leacock Hoffman, actors Mary Louise Parker, Kelly Rutherford and Kyle Maclachlan, Geraldo Rivera, TV personality and chef Carla Hall, Kelly Bensimon, fashion designer Rachel Roy, Broadway’s Justin Vivian Bond, Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia, Amy Astley, Ann Caruso, Lady Lilliana Cavendish, Somers Farkas, Jill Furman, Sophie B. Hawkins, Jill and Harry Kargman, interior designer Celerie Kemble, Coco and Arie Kopelman, Julie Macklowe, Sean MacPherson and Rachelle Hruska MacPherson, Jill Martin, Annelise Peterson, Fiona and Eric Rudin, Jean Shafiroff and Derek Warburton among others.


Megan Boone In Resident

Resident Magazine held a special cocktail party recently in celebration of the publication’s cover star Megan Boone, actress on NBC’s The Blacklist, at Brannon’s restaurant in the Lower East Side. Ron Brannon, owner of Brannon’s and Christopher Pape, Editor-in-Chief of Resident Magazine hosted notable guests such as actress Megan Boone, celebrity eyebrow guru Joey Healy and floral designer Alix Astir. Sponsored by Brugal Rum, guests were served Brannon’s interpretation of modern comfort food, hors d'oeuvres and rum drinks.

Brannon’s is newly established American eatery located in the heart of the Lower East Side of Manhattan, directly opposite the Essex Market place. Their culinary team is focused on providing exceptional seasonal modern American comfort food dishes that use the freshest quality ingredients that are locally sourced when possible. Brannon's has a full assortment of tasty and savory appetizers, salads and entrees that can be topped off by one of our delicious homemade desserts. In addition, many of their dishes are Gluten free. 

Saturday, March 15, 2014


Angelo David With Aviva Drescher

Celebrity couture hair extension expert Angelo David Pisacreta hosted RHONY Aviva Drescher’s launch party for her new memoir, Leggy Blonde, at a private party at Angelo David Salon. Notable guests included Chenoa Maxwell, Bershan Shaw and Tiffany Jones, OWN’s new reality show, Love in the City; Ashlee White, Bravo’s Princesses: Long Island; Rachel Truehart, ABC’s The Bachelor, Jeffrey Hayzlett, Host of C-Suite with Jeffrey Hayzlett; Delaina Dixon, Host of VH1’s The Gossip Table, Diva Gals Daily; Jackie Miranne, On Air Host, Style Expert, Blogger and Model, Lenay Dunn, MTV Host and David Noto, Owner of Altaneve Prosecco. Guests enjoyed cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, POPchips and Prosecco provided by Altaneve, while Aviva signed copies of her book.

About Aviva Drescher: With true courage, Aviva tells her story in her memoir, Leggy Blonde, including how she lost her foot in a barn accident at the age of six and the numerous—sometimes bizarre— attempts to reattach it. After a trip to India to be “cured” by a famous mystic, young Aviva learned to use fashion and style to draw attention away from her prosthesis. She fled to Paris in her early twenties, where she transformed herself into a wild club chick and danced on tables with the crème de la crème of the big-hair supermodel era.

Monday, March 10, 2014


The Excelsior

Madison Equities is a real estate development company respected for its creativity and commitment to innovation through design and forward thinking. Founded by Kenneth and Lucille Gladstone in the mid-1960s, the company is known for its development of high end residential, office, hotel, and mixed-use properties in Manhattan. In its second generation of family ownership, the Company is now led by Robert Gladstone who joined the business in 1972 and assumed the helm in 1992. In December 2009, Tony Labozzetta joined Madison Equities as its president. Tony oversees the Company’s daily operations and is responsible for all aspects of project finance and deal structuring. Prior to joining Madison Equities, he ran the boutique real estate investment bank Wall Street Realty Capital, which he acquired from Cantor Fitzgerald after overseeing Cantor’s Institutional Property Group for 9 years. Michael Holloway, formerly the president of Gotham Construction, heads all the company’s construction activities. Michael has also had senior executive positions at Bovis and Plaza Construction. Andrew Harris, a fifteen year veteran of Madison Equities, specializes in hotel design and operations and also coordinates project design and marketing for residential projects.

Madison Equities is a standout in its field because of its expertise across all aspects of real estate development including site selection, assemblage and possession, financing, zoning and permitting, contract negotiation, and innovative design.

The company’s first major project was The Excelsior, a 47 story tower on East 57th Street designed by architect Philip Birnbaum. The Excelsior features 371 luxury apartments atop a 200,000 square foot commercial base and garage. At the time of its completion in 1965, The Excelsior was the tallest reinforced concrete residential property in New York City. The tower is notable in New York City real estate history because it was the first truly mixed-use building in the city.

Friday, March 07, 2014


Devra Miller

For women on the go, Miamica’s trendy travel accessories are a must-have. Organizing and packing have become far more effortless and enjoyable with this line of fun and functional designs. Devra Miller, Miamica’s President, started the New York City-based company in 2000 to address the lack of fashionable and affordable female-friendly travel accessories available to travelers. Each piece is emblazoned with a witty, whimsical phrase that reflects the spirit of the Miamica brand. Miamica’s English translation is “my friend”, and every Miamica product is meant to be your trusty travel companion. In December 2013, Miller launched an infant travel accessories line, l’il traveler, featuring items such as children’s wetsuit bags and passport cases. Miamica will debut a men’s travel accessories collection, The Art of Packing, in 2014.

After graduating college, Devra worked as a freelance writer and film critic for the San Juan Star newspaper when she resided in Puerto Rico for a decade. During those years, she frequently traveled off of the island to visit family. Though she searched for fashionable and affordable travel accessories geared towards female travelers, she found that the products she sought were unavailable. Her passion for traveling and accessories prompted her to start her own line of trendy travel accessories for women. Devra’s background as a writer inspired her to design her products with comical, clever sayings on them. The Miamica brand is all about spirit, wit, humor and fun.

Thursday, March 06, 2014


Lupita Nyong'o

The world watched in awe as our favorite A-listers hit the red carpet at the 86th annual Academy Awards. While we were all fixated on their designer dresses, coiffed updos and fabulous jewels, celebrity eyebrow stylist Joey Healy was focused on the arches of the nominees. The stand out trend was beautiful, bold brows which have been all the rage since New York Fashion Week this past February. While some made the mark, others missed the cut. Brow Police Joey Healy dishes the hits and misses and also reveals how to get the brow looks of the Hollywood elite.



Lupita Nyong'o- We love your brows! With her stunning, rich skin tone, Lupita has a brow that gives striking definition to her face. Her eyebrows are in ideal contrast with her warm skin tone. Her charcoal-infused eyebrows are the perfect neutral shade without any hint of red or ashy undertone. Lupita’s bold eyebrows balance out her fuller lips and create a sense of harmony in her overall appearance.

To get a look similar to Lupita, use Joey Healy’s Luxe Brow Powder in Raven

Jared Leto- Forget the Dallas Buyers Club, let us welcome Jared to the Amazing Brows Club! Jared kept the fringy sprouts around the bridge of his nose without surrendering to a unibrow. His bold, handsome arches frame his eyes and make his baby blues pop. The supporting actor impressed eyebrow guru Joey Healy with his natural yet groomed brows that prove men can be eyebrow superstars too. The juxtaposition of his rough and refined red carpet look was embodied in his rebellious eyebrows. In the past his look has skewed pretty boy, but his 2014 au natural Oscar brow makes him all man.

To get Jared’s look Joey recommends using Elite Sculpting Tweezer

Sandra Bullock- Sandy, your brows are out of this world! Their spot-on shade matches perfectly with her flowing chocolate locks. This is the brow we are seeing in the fashion world; bold but defined, effortless yet manicured. The success of this brow hinges on its ease and authenticity—they don’t look fake or drawn on. Her arches appear effortless and easy, the way we have all grown to love Sandra. Her beauty look is soft with just the right amount of definition. Her eyebrows look appropriately thick and contribute to her sultry eye makeup. Bravo!

To get the look Joey Healy suggests Luxe Brow Powder in Tobacco


Jennifer Lawrence – JLaw might be nominated for best supporting actress, but her eyebrows failed to support her glamorous look. Her red carpet brows underwhelmed Joey—they appeared feeble, patchy and neglected. They coast flat without the slightest hint of a much needed arch. This flatness paired with her upswept hair creates a disproportionately large forehead. Her stunning eye makeup looks incomplete without a resolved brow. What a missed opportunity!

For a more complimentary brow Joey Healy suggests Brow Architect Stylo in Wicker


Marge Champion With Harry Belafonte

Ivy Bar and Grill, New York’s newest hotspot hosted The Astaire Award’s kick-off party with a private cocktail reception to celebrate the New Year and the start of the current theater and dance season. Hosted by Patricia Watt, attendees included Astaire Awards Board Members, Nominating Committee Members and other special guests including Laura Penn (Executive Director of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society), legendary dance instructor Luigi and Tony Award nominee Lee Roy Reams. This year's award nominations are to be announced on Monday, May 5, 2014 with the awards ceremony to take place on Monday, June 3, 2014 at New York University’s Skirball Center .

Honorees Cora Cahan, who was responsible for the revitalization of 42nd St, head of The New Victory Theater and the driving force behind The Joyce and Patricia Birch who is receiving The Douglas Watt Lifetime Award on what would have been his centennial year. In addition, some of Broadway's top choreographers attended including Warren Carlyle (After Midnight), Warren Adams(Hugh Jackman's The Boy from Oz) and Warren Adams(Motown).

For more information about Ivy Bar & Grill or the Astaire Awards please visit and


Margo Manhattan With Ramona Singer

Jean Shafiroff With Lucia Hwong Gordon And Patricia Shaw

David Noto

Christopher Pape And Nicole Miller

Margo Manhattan recently welcomed guests to her store for a Secret Shopping Event sponsored by Altaneve, a popular Prosecco wine brand. Those in attendance enjoyed champagne, chocolates and the opportunity to preview her jewelry collections.

Celebrity guests in attendance included Nicole Miller (fashion designer), Ramona Singer (RHONY), Jean Shafiroff (philanthropist), Lucia Hwong Gordon (socialite), and Christopher Pape, (Editor-in-Chief of Resident Magazine), among others.

While guests enjoyed their Valentine’s-themed goodies they watched footage from Margo Manhattan’s most recent collaboration with famed fashion designer Nicole Miller.

The two designers paired together for Nicole Miller’s showing of her Fall 2014 collection during New York Fashion Week. Nicole Miller’s fall 2014 collection evoked a tribal yet luxurious feeling through a mixture of different textures and textile patterns. Margo Manhattan’s collection featured chunky, dangly black earrings and long, layered necklaces that were made especially for the show. Pieces from the Margo Manhattan for Nicole Miller collection will be available soon.


Bold, dynamic and sexy define the Margo Manhattan boutique which celebrates Margo’s philosophy of enhancing beauty from the inside out. Margo aims to create a variety of looks through mixing and matching different types of chains, leather, pendants and necklaces which combine to display her signature styling. “The piece finds the person,” says Margo, who immediately focuses on each client’s unique features. She reflects every individual’s beauty by custom tailoring a look and design, whether it is for everyday wear or for a wedding, engagement or other special event.

For more information on Margo Manhattan visit

Photos By: Liam McMullan



Travel To Paris

Sienna Charles, the world’s leading travel authority, is a luxury travel agency built around exceptional service, knowledge, style and sophistication. Sienna Charles does more than book flights and reserve hotels; they design unique journeys for high-profile individuals, celebrities and the wealthy elite. 

When working with this exclusive travel agency, every recommendation clients receive are guided by personal experience and insight. Every single destination recommended by Sienna Charles is one that has been personally visited by Jaclyn Sienna India and Freddy Charles Reinert. They have been to over 70 countries and are on-site visiting destinations for their clients more than 200 days out of the year. Sienna Charles clients are always taken care of by Jaclyn & Freddy pampered with incomparable service.

Sienna Charles specializes in luxury hotels and unique, exotic destinations. For the best routing, exceptional multi-country trips and adventures in hard to reach locations; specialties also include private jet travel, yachts, safaris, wellness retreats, private islands & villa rentals. The agency’s expertise lies in private tours utilizing the most exclusive luxurious accommodations.

Saturday, December 21, 2013


Elisa Herr With Gael Greene

The culinary and philanthropic communities joined Citymeals-on-Wheels stalwarts and just plain foodies tonight to cheer the legendary restaurant critic Gael Greene over the more or less harrowing hurdle of her 80th birthday.

“I don’t know how this happened so quickly,” said the “Insatiable Critic,” her tag for 40 years in New York magazine before she was fired and moved her critiques to “One evening I was 40 and disco-dancing and all men were 26, and next…this frightening big number. As she spoke, two towering chocolate birthday cakes, each marked “40,” would roll into Stella 34 Trattoria at Macy’s, overlooking the spire of the Empire State Building, where friends and supporters will gather to roast and toast her.

Greene, who managed to write seven books including two erotic best selling novels and a memoir between meals, started her journalism career at the New York Post in 1957, after a brief dalliance at United Press. Her memoir “Insatiable: Tales from a Life of Delicious Excess” documents the 40 year revolution in dining, how New York and, therefore America, fell in love with food.

The usually anonymous critic melted even the icy hearts of restaurateurs she chewed out when she co-founded Citymeals-on-Wheels more than three decades ago with the beloved American chef James Beard. Since its creation, the charity has delivered more than 47 million nutritious meals to homebound elderly New Yorkers.

Friday, December 20, 2013


Holiday Gift Ideas


Make this holiday season special with a meal that harkens back to the good old days of white table cloths and refined service. With a reputation for providing a debonair dining experience and the finest quality steak, Bobby Van’s Steakhouses have become something of a New York City institution. Sure to impress the gentleman in your life, gift certificates can be purchased online or at your nearest Bobby Van’s location. For more information, please visit:


This holiday season, give your loved ones the gift of pampering. The perfect stocking stuffers for beauty buffs are the Angelo David Classic Handcrafted Paddle Brushes, which promote healthier hair by stimulating the scalp through their ideal balance of naturally conditioning boar bristles and gently separating nylon bristles. During styling or brushing, they penetrate to the roots, evenly distributing natural oils and gently smoothing the cuticle, leaving with a healthy sheen. Precise bristle placement ensures tangle-free brushing and inhibits split ends. All brushes have double-cushioned, flexible padding that adjusts to the contours of the scalp and a balanced handle for excellent grip and control. For more information, please visit:


The Joey Healy Eyebrow Collection is the ideal gift for any brow-fanatic. Dedicated to perfecting brows, Joey Healy has created six signature products to streamline brow maintenance: The Luxe Brow Powders – ideal for softly filling in eyebrows with natural definition; Brow Architect Stylos – fully retractable, waterproof pencil that creates definition, shape and structure to brows; Duo Brow Brush – ideal for applying the Luxe Brow Powder; Brow Structure Clear Set – transparent gel that provides definition while setting brow hair in place, all day; and the Brow Renovation Serum – a unique, paraben-free formula that stimulates growth and thickens hair follicles and promotes growth. New for the holiday season, the Joey Healy Eyebrow Collection has introduced its first-ever gift set, Brow Basics, which includes four of Joey’s best-selling products, quintessential for creating the perfect brow. For more information, please visit:


Envision a one stop shop full of radio controlled airplanes, helicopters, cars and yachts that will satisfy all the kids and kids-at-heart on your list, and you’ve envisioned Pilotage Fun & Hobby. Serving both fun-seekers and enthusiasts across New York, Pilotage Fun & Hobby has a mission to introduce a new and evolving form of recreation that is a more sophisticated option for past-time activities. Both affordable and innovative, the store offers enjoyable alternatives to the all too prevalent digital entertainment. An amusement itself, Pilotage Fun & Hobby welcomes children and adults alike to pay a visit to the store located at 5 East 36th Street. For more information, please visit:


Known for her fashion expertise among A-listers, Dana Tycher Reisman’s Personal Shopping Services are designed to help clients get their own unique look that is suitable for their lifestyle and budget. With services starting at just $45, this is the perfect gift for fashion icons in training. Dana will accompany the fashionista to all her favorite stores or stay at home as she introduces clothes from her favorite boutiques and designers. While still maintaining her clients’ individual style, she will help design that special outfit to stand out from the crowd. For more information, please visit

Wednesday, December 18, 2013



Pilotage Fun & Hobby
5 East 36th Street
(Between Fifth & Madison Avenues)
New York City
Tel: (212)-545-1300

Pilotage Ready To Run Boat

With the ever growing popularity of electronic children’s gifts such as tablets and video games coupled with today’s lifestyle, spending time together with the family is often hard to achieve without something to act as a catalyst. A great way to encourage family fun is to give gifts that parents and children can enjoy together. As Manhattan’s premier destination for radio control models, specialty toys and educational products, Pilotage Fun & Hobby specializes in bringing this engaging, gratifying and traditional – though rapidly evolving – form of recreation to a younger generation as well as family members that are often overwhelmed by digital entertainment.

This holiday season, introduce the challenge and excitement of radio control models and specialty toys to inquiring minds, both young and old, with these 8 Gifts To Get the Family Flying Together from Pilotage Fun & Hobby:

Pilotage - The Blade 350QX Helicopter

The Blade 350QX Go Pro Ready Helicopter - $469.99 (THE ULTIMATE HOLIDAY GIFT)
The Blade® engineers have taken their knowledge of heli design to the aerial video market with the 350 QX. This highly capable quad copter features dynamic flight modes that enable stable video capture from an included GoPro®-compatible camera mount.

Pilotage - Apprentice S 15e Trainer Airplane

Apprentice S 15e Ready To Fly Electric Trainer Airplane - $299.99
The E-flite® Apprentice® S 15e Ready To Fly Airplane is the most intelligent RC airplane ever offered by Horizon Hobby. At its heart is groundbreaking SAFE™ (Sensor Assisted Flight Envelope) technology that makes RC flight incredibly easy, even for the least experienced user.



91 Hill Street
Southampton, New York
Tel: 631-283-6500

Southampton Inn

As the snow falls gently on the East End, Southampton Inn invites guests to escape the city and celebrate the holiday season in the Hamptons. Bare trees are adorned with twinkling lights, boutiques showcase beautiful window displays and carolers go door to door. For the ultimate winter wonderland, bring the family to this relaxing year-round retreat, filled with holiday spirit, in the historic Village of Southampton.

For the month of December, Southampton Inn is offering a special rate $149 per night! Additionally, the Inn is offering a post-holiday rate of $100 per night for a reservation in the month of January, provided the reservation is placed before December 30, 2013.

Southampton Inn will ring in the New Year with an evening of dinner, dancing, and drinks to make a truly elegant affair. This special package includes an overnight stay in a beautifully appointed guest room, New Year’s Eve festitivites and an open bar for two for $399.00* (plus tax). Singles can enjoy the package for $299. For those who prefer a longer getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life, Southampton Inn is offering one additional nights stay before or after for only $100 per night (plus tax).

The package includes:

Overnight accommodations
Cocktails & hors d’oeuvres
Dinner & dancing
Open bar
Midnight toast

Extend your stay with an additional night before or after for $100 per room per night
A limited number of designated “pet friendly rooms” are available for a fee (pre-reservation required)

Tuesday, December 17, 2013


Jean Shafiroff With Ethel Kennedy

Philanthropist Jean Shafiroff joined the iconic Ethel Kennedy at the Robert F. Kennedy Center For Justice And Human Rights 2013 Ripple Of Hope Awards Dinner at New York Hilton Midtown, in New York City.

Friday, December 13, 2013


Jen Groover And Daughters

With the holiday season in full swing, children are inundated with advertising and talk of toys and gifts, creating a seemingly endless stream of “I want’s.” It’s easy for children to forget about all the things, both material and immaterial, that they already have in their lives.

According to Empowerment Expert Jen Groover, it’s important to teach children to express gratitude at a young age, as gratitude is a powerful emotion that will help them find peace in trying times as they get older. Gratitude also teaches kids resiliency, which is one of the key components needed for success and happiness. Your viewers can help their kids appreciate all that they have with Jen Groover’s 5 Ways to Give Your Kid an Attitude of Gratitude:

· Give your child a gratitude journal. Encourage them to spend ten minutes each day writing or drawing about the people and things they are grateful for.

· Give thanks together. At dinner have everyone share what they are grateful for. Both kids and adults can write cards for or draw pictures of the people and things they are grateful for. Hang them up to remind you kids of all they have to be thankful for throughout the holiday season.

· Create a gratitude ritual. Set a time each day, whether at the dinner table or in bed, when you and your children can reflect on the day together and share all the little things they were thankful for that day.

· Be a gratitude role model. Gratitude isn't just for kids – Set an example by saying “please” and “thank you,” sharing generously, praising your children when they express gratitude, and showing how grateful you are for what you have when interacting with your children.

· Make a gratitude board. Help your kids to create a visual manifestation of their gratitude, such as a vision board or collage of the people and things they are thankful to have in their lives.

· Share the gift of giving. Help your kids to bake and decorate cookies or set aside gently used toys they no longer play with. Together, take a trip to donate them to those less fortunate and let your children experience how good it feels to bring joy to others.



Joey Healy

Celebrity eyebrow stylist Joey Healy is pleased to announce the expansion of the Joey Healy Eyebrow Collection with his first ever gift set, Brow Basics. A combination of the collection’s four best-selling brow grooming products, Brow Basics is the perfect gift for the beauty maven in your life— and just in time for the holiday season.

Included in Brow Basics are four full-size products that are quintessential for creating the perfect brow: The Joey Healy Collection Luxe Brow Powder, Duo Brow Brush, Elite Sculpting Tweezer and Brow Structure Clear Set, and it is available in four colors: Blonde, Brunette, Auburn and Charcoal. Brow Basics also provides clients with an instructional guide that includes tips and tricks from Joey on sculpting and maintaining the perfect brow at-home.

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