Tyler Gage and Dan MacCombie are the two young founders behind Runa, which produces beverages based on the exotic and invigorating guayusa leaf. Read More
Join heavy-hitting philanthropists Susan and David Rockefeller for the Changing Watch fundraiser supporting music mastermind Nile Rodgers’s We Are Family Foundation that addresses environmental and social issues around the planet. Swiss watchmaker Girard-Perregaux is a sponsor, and Q-Tip will be spinning mixes with a special performance by Nile Rodgers himself.
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Harlem keeps getting hotter. The latest It Spot is the Grange Bar & Eatery, a country kitchen bistro in the historic Hamilton Heights ’hood. Choice menu items include a panko flake-crusted portobello burger, and chicken with “smashed potatoes.” The exposed red brick walls and chatty waitstaff will make you feel like this is your local Read More
Tamara Ecclestone and hair god John Barrett are celebrating the launch of Show Beauty. Show is a line of hair-styling and finishing that will have the Bergdorf blondes of Manhattan going bonkers. The collection promises to bring back “decadent glamour” and describes itself as “more than a luxury hair care brand—it is a lifestyle statement Read More
Pig out with a “bottomless brunch” for two at trendy Nolita eatery Ken & Cook. For 60 clams, you get lots of gourmet grub (burgers, omelets, French toast and more), as well as tons of booze like Bellinis, mimosas and Bloody Marys. Then sleep it all off before the weekday starts.
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Spend a day with panels of power women at the WIE Symposium (WIE stands for Women, Inspiration and Enterprise). This year’s theme is “the female advantage.” Topics to be discussed include “leveraging your personal brand,” “the spirit of competition,” “thinking outside the box” and “women making the news.” Speakers run a wide gamut of famously Read More
Singer Lukas Nelson (son of pot-puffing country icon Willie Nelson) is the latest to croon live for menswear designer John Varvatos, who has become the unofficial fashion friend of famous rock stars (his campaigns have starred Green Day, Iggy Pop, Paul Weller, Jimmy Page and ZZ Top). Mr. Nelson and his band, Promise of the Read More
Dr. Valerie Steele, the director of the Museum at FIT, and stylist and Rent the Runway Fashion Director Lucy Sykes Rellie are honorees of the upcoming Folk Couture Benefit Gala. Both fashionable females are being honored beforehand by Yaz and Valentín Hernandez, and Laura and Richard Parsons with cocktails at the legendary, landmarked Harlem jazz Read More
Patrick Duffy is launching a new creative agency that does visual branding, photography, film, architecture and design called IN*TANDEM Creatives, with a very creative dinner. Seventy guests will eat and drink in the basement of a Japanese restaurant called Izakaya MEW, which Duffy tells us is “very Blade Runner.” Read More
The New Yorkers for Children (NYFC) benefit truly rings in the social season of black-tie galas. This year, Nicholas Scoppetta, a former foster child who became a deputy mayor, the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) commissioner and the fire commissioner and is the president emeritus and founder of NYFC, is being honored by chairs who Read More