New York women are a dating force to be reckoned with. They're hopelessly chic, career-driven, and notoriously picky when it comes to choosing their other halves. No wonder so many boss babes and social scene queens are still single. Dudes, if you've got the wit, charm, and funds enough to woo 'em, these are the girls to court. From fashion to tech, there's plenty of (fabulous) fish in the city.
This season there are plenty of new restaurants that we want to try out, and we'll likely eat our way through most of them before the end of the year. But a handful are so exciting, enticing us with Southeast Asian curry bowls, intimate French dining, and possibly the best pastrami sandwich in New York, that we're making time right now. We've narrowed down our list to present some of our favorite places to eat this spring, and we bet they'll become your favorites pretty soon too.
Because for every Friday in which you claim to want to be spontaneous, it somehow happens that the events transpired still mimic the actions of, well, every other "spontaneous" Friday that you've ever had before. Of course, that still doesn't mean you're going to stop going out anytime soon.
The first Monday in May is quickly approaching, and for A-listers and fashionistas that could only mean one thing: The Met Gala! With a red carpet that stretches for what seems like miles and about a thousand-and-one flashbulbs going off at any given second, celebrity attendees obviously need to look their best. So how do they prep for fashion's biggest night? It all starts with skin.
The sun is out and the flowers have bloomed. Add a much-needed spring touch to your closet with these 11 high-end jackets. From blazers to bombers, these pieces are sure to lighten up your seasonal wardrobe, even when the weather's still a little chilly.
Last night, infamous Instagram "appropriator" Richard Prince joined Fendi to host Free Arts NYC's 17th Annual Art Auction and soirée honoring Glenn O'Brien. Artists, A-listers, and girls-about-town crowded into the event on Chambers, at a space regal enough to reflect the guest of honor, a huge purveyor of the arts and king of New York cool. Paddle8’s Alexander Gilkes served as auctioneer during the live auction, posing pieces for partygoers including Jemima Kirke, André Saraiva, Hilary Rhoda, Tali Lennox, and Marilyn Minter. With art aplenty and the Perrier-Jouët flowing, it was a masterpiece of a night indeed.
Girl friends are supposed to be the missing link in your life to make you feel whole. Sex and the City said it quite well: "Maybe our girlfriends are our soulmates and guys are just people to have fun with." Hopefully you've come across the diamond of a best friend and latched onto her, but, as women are the dominate gender in the world, there are so many more possibilities for fostering new friendships. Here's the pitfall: not everyone is going to be worth your time.
It's a downtown world, and we're just living in it. But seriously. When was the last time anything even remotely interesting happened above 14th Street? Look at your life, look at your choices. A picture says a thousand words. And the place a picture was taken? Says even more. From tried and true standbys to soon to be classics, you'll want to take note before stepping out next.
Forget grimy pub crawls and basic sports bars, turn it up a notch this spring and go on a full-fledged rooftop bar tour of New York. In this guide to NYC's best rooftop bars, we're talking skyline views, open-air pools, first-rate cocktails, and unparalleled company. So grab your girlfriends and drop by a new rooftop every weekend this spring, because who wants to spend it anywhere but in the open air?