New York may be officially the most popular place in the US to spend New Year, but travelers will still be paying through the nose for the privilege. Staying in the Big Apple in 2012 will cost revelers up to 700 percent more than normal, price comparison site NewYorkHotels.org said this week. On average, the [...]
One57, the ultra-luxury condo tower that’s under construction on West 57th Street, is being billed as the tallest residential tower in New York City. Thirteen condos in the building are listed with asking prices of $42 million or more, and two high-floor duplexes are priced at $98.5 million. The 90-story glass tower will feature 95 [...]
Artist John Baldessari has plastered a fake $100,000 bill on a billboard next to Manhattan’s High Line elevated park, on 10th Avenue at West 18th Street. $100,000 bills actually exist. They were printed during the Great Depression but never publicly circulated.
Model Chanel Iman unveiled what has been dubbed the world’s first million-dollar fragrance bottle in New York on December 5. The 21-year-old was accompanied by bodyguards to present a specially designed version of the latest fragrance Golden Delicious at DKNY’s New York flagship store. Inspired by the New York skyline and designed by jeweler Martin [...]
A 40-story hotel development could be about to crown the emergence of one of New York’s formerly rough districts as one of the coolest places to be in the city. Hotel developer Jon Lam is looking to construct a new hotel and retail emporium in the district known as NoMad, a district of Manhattan north [...]
Watchmaker Vacheron Constantin has opened its 28th boutique—and its first-ever in the United States—on New York’s Madison Avenue. The new outpost will join Vacheron Constantin’s existing boutiques in other cosmopolitan capitals like Moscow, Shanghai, Dubai and Geneva. Ideally situated on the corner of 64th Street and Madison Avenue, in a historic building reminiscent of a [...]