Studio 54’s Ian Schrager opened PUBLIC on Chrystie Street in the Lower East Side last year. Sold as a disruptor to the Air BnB model, he wanted to open a space that would do away with the unnecessary bells and whistles of traditional hotels. Did it work for us?
New York: the city that never sleeps, so good they named it twice, if you make it here you can make it anywhere. Etc etc. It’s literally the most hectic place on the planet, but if I had to be anywhere I’d be there in a flash: here’s my definitive guide to the city.
Sephora is America’s answer to Space NK, only it’s bigger and, for some weird reason, infinitely better. There’s just something about going to Sephora – SEPHORA!!! – to browse the aisles and fill your basket with the great and the good of America’s beauty products.
Last week marked the – god, 11th? 12th? – trip I’ve taken to New York in the last ten years, and as I spent my six days in the city that never sleeps I realised just how much knowledge on navigating NYC I’ve accumulated.
Somehow in the last four years I’ve managed to travel to one of my favourite places in the world – New York City – a grand total of nine times. For me it’s one of the most magical places on the planet: as much as I love London, nothing matches the energy and vibe of The Big Apple, the city that never sleeps. So I thought it was about time to give you things to do in New York: a run-down of my 12 favourite things to do in New York city, well away from the busy usual tourist traps.
One of my favourite places in the whole wide world is Brooklyn. Stuffed to the gills with young (and not so young) creative people, it’s a wonderland of cutting-edge restaurants, fabulous shops and insanely wonderful Manhattan views. It’s also home…