Alexa Ray Joel, Notice Her

By Christopher A. Pape  |  Photography by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images Styling by Caitlin Monahan Location: Bolton & Watt Hair by Angelo David Pisacreta for Angelo David Salon Makeup by Laura Mitchell for Angelo David Salon | DIOR Beauty Jewelery by Margo Manhattan, Virgins, Saints & Angels, Brooklyn Heavy Metal & SCHO Jewelry _____________________________________________________________________ The…

Queen Mary 2 – Holidays on the High Seas

After decades of spending Thanksgiving in America, I decided it was time to create a memorable moment for my family and have our turkey on the high seas. The Empire State Building was lit red to commemorate the occasion when three majestic ocean liners, Cunard Line’s Queen Elizabeth, Queen Victoria and Queen Mary 2, gathered in New York harbor before sailing past the Statute of Liberty under a dazzling fireworks display.

Like Your Beautiful Sister

By Christopher A. Pape As many of you know, I go out to restaurants quite frequently. On these excursions, I meet people from all walks of life. Inevitably, once they find out I write about restaurants, they ask for recommendations. This isn’t so much of a problem for French, Japanese and even Indian cuisines.  But…

The Russians Have It

Up and coming model, Pavel Zaretsky, wears the latest designs by Olga Plenkina. Both are natives of Russia and are making a splash on the international scene. With grace and polish Ogla presents works that are sensual and sleek for the modern man and woman. Ogla’s collections can be found at: ogla-plenkina.com Photographer: Dmitry Basharov…

Creating Christmas Cheer

By John Friia New York at Christmas is a special time of year. Crowds gather around the big tree in Rockefeller Center, gaze at the iconic window displays and discover new Christmas shops that put anyone into a cheerful mood. Yet it could also be a stressful time of the year when it is time…

Resident Alien

By George Wayne So I packed the Porsche Design Luggage one recent long weekend and took a “Staycation” to one of this city›s greatest neighborhoods – Battery Park City.  There GW took up a four day residence at the simply chic and exquisite Conrad Hotel all the way down at 102 North End. It was…