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From Offal to Awe-ful: Re-branding the Meatpacking District

Eric McAfee | Posted 06.14.2016 | New York
Eric McAfee

Forgive the awful triplicate pun, if you can, and step back in time for just a moment. If we were to take some fashionable New Yorkers from 1986, sho...

The Faithful Shopper: Jet Set Jewels

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.03.2016 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Globetrotting for business or pleasure should be as glamorous as it ever was, even if for safety's sake today we leave our family heirloom diamonds at...

The Faithful Shopper: All About Athleisure

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.13.2016 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Designers and retailers are all about fashion that is appropriate and chic for either athletic or leisure activities, or both. Yes there is a way to p...

Portraiture: Artist Tim Okamura Reveals Inner Strength of Women

Sheryl Estrada | Posted 03.12.2017 | Arts
Sheryl Estrada

I first wrote about contemporary painter Tim Okamura in 2013. He had two solo exhibitions that year, This Story Has Not Yet Been Told...The Work of Ti...

What's in a Name? 5 Popular NYC Neighborhoods

Natasha Malinsky | Posted 03.09.2017 | New York
Natasha Malinsky

"Neighborhoodification" has been occurring over the past two decades when new boutiques, trendy restaurants and hip residents move in to a particular area and create these unique names. Here is the name breakdown and lowdown for five popular NYC neighborhoods.

The Faithful Shopper: Valentine's Day Victory

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 02.10.2017 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Love is in the air and the pressure is on to pamper your precious! Here are some ideas from the heart and the luxury of being a "last minute lover" is...

The Faithful Shopper: Protect Your Exclusive Extremities

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 01.28.2017 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

As much as I adore the unseasonably mild winter, it is finally time to weather the streets of the City and protection and warmth are key. That doesn't...

Five Fabulous Reasons Why You Should Check Out Fridays Soul In The Horn

Felicia Watts | Posted 10.27.2016 | New York
Felicia Watts

Fridays are like a wild card for me... I am never quite sure where my Fridays will take me after a seemingly long work week... Friday activities cou...

The Faithful Shopper: Favorite Flagships

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.16.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

One of the great advantages of shopping in the greatest retail city in the world is that we can visit each designer or brand's largest statement stores (aka flagships).

Faithful Shopper: Beach Babies

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.14.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

We've all had it with ice and snow -- it's time for sun and sand! Escape for a few days of warmth by the sea, and attire yourself accordingly from any of the stores below.

Black Woman Accused Of Prostitution At The Standard Hotel Speaks Out

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 09.22.2014 | Black Voices

Just last week, "Django Unchained" actress Danielle Watts was allegedly mistaken for a prostitute after she was seen kissing her white boyfriend. The ...

Dwell on Design Takes Manhattan

J. Michael Welton | Posted 11.18.2014 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Dwell on Design is setting its sights on Manhattan. That's right: After nine years in Los Angeles, the largest design event in the nation is coming t...

The Faithful Shopper: Best for Beauty

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.27.2014 | New York
Read More: The Art of Shaving, Aesop, Pmd, Byredo Parfums, Arquiste Parfumeur, Tatcha, John Varvatos, Winter, Rodin, Tom Ford Tracie Martyn, Malin+Goetz, Perfume, 130 Thompson Street, Stephanie March, The Beautiful Mind Series, Serge Lutens Beaute, RXR Profumo, Escentric Molecules, Rituals, Costume National, Clé De Peau Beauté, Bobby Flay, Odin New York, Yves Saint Laurent, Tiziana Terenzi, New York, Comme Des Garçons, Skin, Rouge New York, Corso Como, Fragrance Bar, Harlem, Manifesto, Lipstick Queen, Parfums De Rosine, 3lab, Koh Gen Do, 454 West Broadway, Balenciaga, Radical Skincare, Tria Beauty, Alora Ambiance, Chantecaille, Serge Normant, RéVive, Cire Trudon, Spring Beauty Gift Bag, Heeley Parfums, Kevyn Aucoin, Colbert MD, Makeup Forever, Soho, Claudio Riaz, 754 Fifth Avenue, 611 Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman, Ovando, Dries Van Noten by Frédéric Malle, Beauty Stores, Bois 1920, Carole Shashona, Hudson Yards, 242 Mott Street, Candles, Bottega Veneta, T. LeClerc, Noble Isle, Etro, 118 East 57th Street, Rebecca Perkins, 971 Madison Avenue, Liquides Imaginaires, Law & Order SVU, I Profumi Di Firenze, Rose Ray Goddess, Comme Des Garçons X Undercover, Central Park, Kiehl's Since 1851, Le Labo, Natura Bisse, Armani Beauty, Mason Pearson, Surratt, Verso, Deborah Lippmann, Greg Lauren, K/Ller Collection, Molton Brown, Barneys New York, Hermes, Roads, Highline, Make, Sue Devitt, The Organic Pharmacy, Sisley, Givenchy Beauty, The Laundress, 0483, Kre-at Beauty, Bobbi Brown, Jin Soon, Mila Moursi, 660 Madison Avenue, Nana De Bary, Faith Hope Consolo, L'Artisan Parfumeur, Cowshed, Aedes De Venustas, Antonia's Flowers, Australia, La Mer, Clarisonic, Oribe, Acqua Di Parma, Dr. Sebagh, Irene Neuwirth X Barneys New York, Nars, Maison Martin Margiela, Ulrich Lang New York, Hierbas De Ibiza, Meatpacking District, 24k Gold, By Terry, Ilia, Fresh, Kai, Baxter of California, Beauty Is Life, 555 Broadway, Själ, Terry De Gunzburg, Ren, Beauty Box, Saks Fifth Avenue, Giorgio Armani, Caviar, Serge Lutens, Ex Voto Paris, Tocca, 413 Bleecker Street, Red Flower, Bond No. 9, Monocle X Comme Des Garçons, Hourglass, Not Rational, 377 Bleecker Street, The Different Company, 1301 Third Avenue, Shiseido, 8 East 12th Street, Douglas Elliman, John Allan's, Mandarina Duck, Sunday Riley, Department Stores, Benefit, McCoy Design, Eve Lom, Apothia, Nasomatto, Davines, Sachajuan, Terveer, Bionova, Yosh, Marvis, Dyptique, Cochine, Taffin, Lightstim, Orogold, Sayuki, Atkinsons, Rahua, Iconofly, 111skin, Beautannia, Hylnds, New York News
Faith Hope Consolo

It's time to slough off winter skin, renew our faces, bodies and souls (and soles) with a stop at our favorite beauty stores and departments. Here are...

The Faithful Shopper: Spring Vacation

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.16.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Are you as done with winter as I am? I've never seen our friends and neighbors in more need of a spring break in the sun! While it may be cold and sno...

Ghostly Remnants Of The Meatpacking District Before It Was Gentrified

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.05.2013 | Arts

Step into the Meatpacking District now and you'll see a barrage of stiletto heels click-clacking on perfectly manicured cobblestone streets, dwarfed b...

The Faithful Shopper: Your European Jaunt

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 11.12.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With beach weather probably over, it's time to think about our fall vacations and business trips - and for me, that always means Europe! Get ready to ...

Actor Josh Pais gets Touchy Feely

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.06.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It was a moment that actor Josh Pais has grown increasingly used to: someone coming up to him (in this case, outside a theater where a film he was in ...

The Slow Death of Urban Grit

Justin Hernandez | Posted 07.28.2013 | New York
Justin Hernandez

There's always a sense of pride and happiness I feel whenever I return to New York after traveling. As I saw the Empire State Building illuminated against the nighttime sky during my taxi ride, I knew I was home.

Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC's Still Got It! (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 07.09.2013 | Travel
Oyster

We made a recent visit to the hip Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC to see the results of their extensive renovations. The verdict? The Gansevoort's still go...

The Faithful Shopper: Reflections 2012

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 02.28.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Now that we're all shopped out (even me), have returned the mistakes and planned for future purchases, it's time to take a look back on the best of New York City retail this year, and a couple of wishes for the future.

Why It's Tricky To Monetize Your Art

Guy Cimbalo | Posted 01.26.2013 | Small Business
Guy Cimbalo

Light, as you may remember from physics class, is both a wave and a particle. Outside of the natural world, however, it's not quite as easy to occupy dual roles -- after all, for every successful actor-singer, there's a David Hasselhoff.

NYC Meatpacking Cobblestone Streets: A Danger to High Heeled Women?

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 12.07.2012 | New York
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

While cobblestone streets look amazing, they are a challenge to walk on -- especially when wearing skyscraper heels. Combine high heels, difficult foot terrain and nightlife traffic (with partying) -- there are bound to be some falling women.

PHOTOS: Exploring The Unfinished Section Of The High Line

Michelle Young | Posted 08.08.2012 | Travel
Michelle Young

Due to the unique wraparound layout of the tracks in this section and their proximity to the waterfront, this section of the High Line may be the most striking yet.

Police Crack Down On Rowdy Meatpacking Club Crowd

www.dnainfo.com | Posted 06.27.2012 | New York

GREENWICH VILLAGE -- The stiletto-wearing crowds that teeter home from Meatpacking District clubs may soon find themselves accessorizing with handcuff...

In My Greenwich Village: The Hudson River Park and the Pipeline

Eileen Stukane | Posted 06.09.2012 | New York
Eileen Stukane

The renovation of the Meatpacking District in my Greenwich Village neighborhood has been inspirational to those of us who live here. In the past five...