The Native Society, the ever-alluring and exclusive social network, has taken a firm grasp on our attention. Yesterday, we met Alexa Winner and David T. Libertson. Today greet Katie Schecter and Alexander Barrett Berardi.Head honcho Oliver Estreich has put together quite the chic milieu.
Schecter and Berardi kindly answered our questionnaire in their own words.
Native Society Member #1: Katie Schecter
College: A bit of Boston University
High School: The Chapin School
Home neighborhood growing up: East 60s
Current neighborhood of residence: East 60s
Summer house?: nope
tNS since?: I first heard about it from oliver on facebook
Top Reason For Joining tNS: I am always down to support a fellow new yorker undertaking a positive venture.
_ [Katie Schecter, Courtesy of Daisy Johnson Photography]
Why did you qualify? I'm a new yorker born and bred .. I find it hard to leave the city , even for vacations.
How did you meet Oliver: Through our mutual friend Annabelle at some point in high school.
Favorite part of the club: Anything that brings people together is a good thing.
Favorite restaurant: Burger Heaven on 62nd
Favorite Bar: American Trash on 1st ave and 77th
Favorite Club: Jane Hotel
What makes a true native New Yorker? You've gotta know the best bagel spots and pizza joints.
Native Society Member #2: Alexander Barrett Berardi
College: Attended Vanderbilt University & Parsons The New School For Design
High School: The Browning School
Home neighborhood growing up: The Upper East Side and Hurley, NY
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Current neighborhood of residence: Midtown East
Summer house?: Yes
If yes, where?: Martha's Vineyard tNS since?: September, 2010
Top Reason For Joining tNS: Networking with new and old friends
Why did you qualify?: Manically Optimistic, Fashion Designing, Transportation Heir
How did you meet Oliver: We met by coincidence
Favorite part of the club: The Events
Favorite Bar: Bemelmans Bar At The Carlyle Hotel
What makes a true native New Yorker? Confident, knowledge seeking, and creative individuals who aspire for greatness. All of whom deny that Manhattan exists North of 96th Street or West of Columbus Circle.
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