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By Everett Potter New York City’s cultural diversity is at the heart of the new season of Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi, a four-time Emmy Award-winning travel dance series. In the new series, Mallozzi, a professional dancer, and trained musician, explores the recovery of New York’s culturally diverse communities and

By Everett Potter Jeff Leatham is a lifestyle icon and floral designer to the stars, with clients like Dolly Parton, Tina Turner, Cher, Oprah Winfrey and His Holiness the Dalai Lama, among others. He’s also the creative force behind The Orchid Show: Jeff Leatham’s Kaleidoscope, at The New York Botanical Garden

By Beverly Stephen When I take a walk with my millennial son and his dog, I learn things. The hot dog man on his corner is back in business and he and the doormen in his building are thrilled. While we gaped with awe at the soaring 73-story One Vanderbilt

By Shari Hartford There are areas in midtown New York City that were once vast wastelands. Street after street of sad nondescript office buildings, with entire floors to rent, interspersed with the occasional coffee shop or bodega–the 30s, from Fifth Avenue to Seventh Avenue is one such cluster.  But a

By Shari Hartford Much has been written about veering off the beaten path. It’s been immortalized in poetry, books and movies. But to veer off the beaten path in a city as vast as New York is to be a true explorer.  Mr. C Seaport is indeed off the beaten

By Shari Hartford When I visit a resort – island, mountain or seaside – I look forward to a large luxurious room with every accoutrement, lots of relaxing space and, best of all, a sumptuous bathroom. However, when I’m in a city, my needs change greatly. I want convenience and

By Evelyn Kanter If you limit your museum hopping to the largest and most famous NYC museums, such as The Met, MOMA, Whitney and Brooklyn Museum, you would miss gems where both the crowds and the admission fees are smaller. Like their bigger and better-known siblings, these under-the-radar museums have

By Marian Betancourt Photos by Bridget McFall Most of the curious crowds visiting the repurposed Hudson Yards are on land, strolling along a foundation built over rail yards, but this newly created West Side neighborhood makes an impressive addition to the Manhattan skyline when viewed from the water. The fittingly

By Shari Hartford Sometimes you encounter a perfect fit…it can be a store you visit time and time again, the perfect pair of shoes and then, sometimes, it’s a great hotel. Not one on a spectacular list, not one on the lips of the hip, but one that just gets

By Shari Hartford Just when you think a hotel is a hotel is a hotel, comes the new kid on the block…a micro hotel. While part of the lexicon in Europe and Asia, micros are relatively new to the U.S. market. Some are really glorified youth hostels and some are