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CEO: Simon Powles

By Carlos Lacayo. Carnegie Hall, N.Y. Botanical Garden & THE N. Y. Historical Society Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski, Barbara Walters, Rufus Wainwright and Glenn Close have all experienced the delectable expertise of the Starr Catering Group (SCG) this summer at both Carnegie Hall and The New York Historical Society where they are the in house…

URBANITE – A Stone Appears

By Hugh Janus. A Stone Appears is an arthouse Meta-Avant Garde short film about a man and a woman live in an infinite routine loop, until a stone appears.    A Stone Appears is a short film written and directed by Constantine Venetopoulos featuring award winning actor Bill Skarsgård and Emma Doxiadi, with cinematography by Award…

Always on Time: Ira Melnitsky & Fred Martel

Always on Time: Ira Menitsky & Fred Martel By: Jennifer Azzolini photo credit: Andrew Werner | andrewwernerphotography.com Since 1830, Baume et Mercier has been a revered name in the luxury horological arena offering beautifully crafted Swiss watches at an affordable price. The launch of the limited edition Capeland Shelby Cobra 1963 watch marries the heritage the…

Francesca Lana

Francesca Lana If Malcolm Gladwell had a poster girl for the “connectors” he famously wrote about in his best-selling book The Tipping Point, it might just be Francesca Lana. The London-based entrepreneur and mother-to-be is well-known among friends and colleagues for bringing together people; sometimes through a quick email exchange or other times, through the…

Meet Photographer EVAN GUTTMAN

Meet Photographer EVAN GUTTMAN Behind the lens of our esteemed covers and all of our beautiful fashion and beauty spreads is talented photographer Evan Guttman. From shooting inside $60 Million penthouses to private jets, Evan’s eye keeps our covers and editorials fresh and engaging which capture the essence of the luxury lifestyle. At EvanWasHere Photography,…

URBANITE – New Shows on Broadway

URBANITE – New Shows on Broadway New Shows On and Off – Broadway: Paramour, Cagney, Turn Me Loose, Confusions and Hero’s Welcome By: Barry Bassis Paramour (at the Lyric Theatre) is probably not the best name for the new show by Cirque du Soleil. The title wrongly suggests that the production is somewhat risqué. Actually, kids…