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Celebrities Show Heart for amfAR's Inspiration Gala (VIDEO)

Daniel Garofali | Posted 06.13.2014 | Gay Voices
Daniel Garofali

The Normal Heart may have educated us on how events unfolded when the virus first became known but, as one of the world's leading nonprofit organizations, amfAR celebrates its success in funding more than 3,300 grants to researchers around the world working to find a cure.

The Beatles On Ed Sullivan? Heck, Just 170 Days Later, I Saw Them Live!

Binky Philips | Posted 04.16.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

During dinner, one night in June of 1964, out of the blue, my father announced that he'd bought tickets for The Beatles show in New York at the end of the summer.

Get Ready for Gatsby With These 8 Great Gatsby-esque Hotels

Joy Pecknold | Posted 06.30.2013 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

With The Great Gatsby. hitting theaters May 10, 2013, I've rounded up some Gatsby-inspired luxury lodgings. Before cinematically whisking off to West Egg, live it up Art Deco-styles in New York, London and even Lucerne, Switzerland.

Midtown's Secret Sanctuary

GloboMaestro | Posted 04.21.2013 | Travel
GloboMaestro

There is a discreet spot in midtown Manhattan with 100 loose-leaf tea varieties from all over the world -- and with every type of pot and glass for serving them.

New York's Secret Neapolitan Clubhouse in the Sky

GloboMaestro | Posted 04.07.2013 | New York
GloboMaestro

This ultra-discreet three-level space introduces New Yorkers to a tradition of Italian tailoring that you won't find anywhere else in town. Everything here is handcrafted and custom made.

New York's Best Eats Under One Roof

GloboMaestro | Posted 03.26.2013 | New York
GloboMaestro

If you had only one day to eat in New York City, you'd go dizzy trying to sample all its best restaurants. Luckily, there's a place where you can find some of these great eats under just one roof.

How To Find The Secret Bakery Making New York's Best Cheesecake (VIDEO)

GloboMaestro | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
GloboMaestro

All the New York bakeries that lay claim to the best cheesecake in the city better watch out: There's a Belgian outfit in town whose ethereal cheesecake is unlike any other in the city.

Secrets Of The New York Public Library As It Turns 100

GloboMaestro | Posted 09.19.2011 | New York
GloboMaestro

In this video, Raphael Pallais, chef concierge of The Plaza, shows some of the library's secrets -- from the fabled stacks that few visitors ever see to the collection of objects from literary giants like Charles Dickens.

Plaza Hotel's Historic Oak Room Closing

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.06.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- The Oak Room at New York City's landmark Plaza Hotel is set to close due to a dispute between its operators and hotel owners. Eli Gindi...

PHOTOS: 6 Hot Valentine's Ideas Across The Country

GloboMaestro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
GloboMaestro

With Valentine's Day around the corner, GloboMaestro asked its insider experts to reveal their most romantic destination spots. From a "Sex and Scien...

PHOTOS: Eloise Is Still At The Plaza

Melanie Nayer | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
Melanie Nayer

My work keeps me in hotels more than my own home, so when I first got wind of The Eloise Suite at The Plaza Hotel I simply had to see how the legendary hotel turned a young girl's land of make-believe into reality.

Kay Thompson: The Singer Has Ended But the Great Arrangements Linger On

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Think Pink, the recordings of Kay Thompson, former head of MGM's vocal department, is a must-have for anyone interested in first-rate singing, songs and arrangements.

Evidence Dance Company's Silver Ball at the Plaza

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

Unfortunate alterations, made by the former Mrs. Donald Trump, remain intact at the Hotel Plaza. Even so, for a party there's no more special place so redolent of elegance and festivity.

Most Expensive Hotel Suites In The World

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

For the typical leisure traveler, this year is reportedly an exceptional moment to snatch up luxury hotel accommodations at bargain prices. As the dow...