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January always brings new beginnings, and though the holiday season has wrapped up, it doesn’t mean it isn’t too soon for a break from reality. The long MLK day weekend provides the perfect opportunity to treat yourself to a quick vacation for holding true to your resolutions so far. All of these destinations are full of cultural experiences waiting to be explored all over the northeast. These last minute vacas are all within a five-hour car ride from the heart of New York City and still have available rooms.
Last night in NYC, Ciara took the stage for an amazing performance at the PAPER Nightlife awards hosted by Chelsea Handler, New York "it" girls Elettra Wiedemann, Mia Moretti and Chelsea Leyland gathered at Highline Studios to celebrate the launch of the new Cointreau Rickey with Vogue, CFDA and Jeffrey Banks hosted the Perry Ellis: An American Original Book launch party, and so much more!
With more restaurants supporting local and organic farming, the term farm-to-table is becoming better recognized. Naturally, New Yorkers are already on board the organic movement, but bringing a new type of cuisine to the city is sure to be noticed. Chefs and restaurateurs have been finding ways to work with local farms to create the best possible menu and experience for the "New American." We've come up with 8 of the best farm-to-table restaurants around the city, so click through to check them out.
Just because it's summer doesn't mean you have to stand by your Weber charcoal grill all the time. Step out of the house and be sure to check out these restaurants this weekend. We're featuring some hot openings, Art & Soul's Saturday Supper, and a farm to table restaurant that is chic and actually affordable. More»
It's almost time for "Nerd Prom" in Washington, the annual gathering of celebrities and media elites known as the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner. Here are the hottest parties you won't want to miss this year:
This week in DC, Washington bigwigs attended the Citizen Hearst screening at the Newseum, the Capital Club hosted their Shamrock Soiree, ABC's Britt McHenry emceed a fashion show in Alexandria, Gant debuted their Spring/Summer line in Georgetown and more:
In honor of the arrival of two-season "Top Chef" veteran CJ Jacobson and his new dinner menu at The Mercantile in Hollywood, restaurateur George Abou-Daoud hosted a little soiree Wednesday night where guests were treated to a first taste. From the free-flowing drinks, gourmet bites and music, the night was a celebration of wine, cheese, delicious food and dining with a fantastic ambiance.
Tonight, Nancy Pelosi is set to appear on the series finale of NBC's 30 Rock. According to the New York Times, the House Minority Leader will appear as herself in a cameo where she gives a mock-television interview denouncing Jack Donaghy (played by Alec Baldwin) as an “economic war criminal.” More»
[More added 1/17--check the last slides] With bars open until 4am and politicos ready to party, there will be a lot going on to celebrate Obama's second Inauguration. Even if you missed out on the official ball tickets from the Presidential Inauguration Committee, there are still a lot of events you won't want to miss (in fact, most of the ones here will be better parties, period)! Balls come and go every 4 years, so pay attention to learn what's hot and what's not for 2013.
The Obamas and Bidens have been invited to basically all of the events listed here. They are only obligated to show up to the two official balls but just might pop in when you least expect them to...
[Carla Hall, Anthony Bourdain, Padma Lakshmi, Andrew Zimmern via Eater DC]
According to E!, during the auction portion, a gentleman paid a $1,000 to eat a piece of Ibérico ham off her collarbone. From the pictures, it appears this was a worthy expense for this gentleman. You know, because it went to charity. More»
Sunday, March 9
Sean MacPherson took some time out to chat with us about his new restaurant, so click through to find out why we\'re calling Margaux your new go-to in NYC.