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In December Animal Ashram’s founder and actress Leesa Rowland and The Real Housewives of New York Ramona Singer hosted the organization’s first annual furry fundraiser. In true New York fashion guests were encourage to wear gowns and jewels. Guests were also asked to bring blankets, towels and pet toys that were...

Jean Shafiroff:  How has the Village of Southampton’s extensive development over the past twenty years affected your tenure as mayor? Mark Epley:  When I was first elected in 2005, the community was in the middle of a heated debate over residential zoning laws. Working with the planning commission, the Village...

There’s nothing like summer in the Hamptons to pique your equine interests. From the heart-pounding excitement (and boozy bliss) of the Bridgehampton Polo Club, to the glitz and glamour of the Hampton Classic, there is no place like the East End to see some of the world’s finest horses in action. And, for...

Tucked away in a corner at Serafina on the Upper East Side, Lois Robbins sipped her iced coffee and chatted with me about our similar philosophies regarding punctuality and how beautiful a day it was outside. In a tailored seersucker blazer and an amazing wide-brimmed sunhat, she was the epitome of elegance....

The year was 1966. James Metzger was 7 years old. He wanted to play football, but like many young aspiring gridders, Metzger’s parents were worried about the seemingly violent game. By the end of his tryout at Caledonia Park in Dix Hills, N.Y., however, not only did Metzger answer any questions about his skillset,...

In December of 2000, Quintessentially Lifestyle began as a luxury concierge service available to its members 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to assist with everyday lifestyle requests. Quintessentially is a way of life, not just a service. We sat down with Emma Sherrard Matthew, Quintessentially’s global CEO, to...

Guild Hall’s 29th Academy of the Arts Lifetime Achievement Awards on Monday March 10 at Sotheby’s in NYC honored Barbara Walters for Literary Arts and Media; Philippe de Montebello for Visual Arts; Blythe Danner for Performing Arts; and Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder who received the Special Award for Leadership...

Manhattan Art

To be successful, an art gallery must include the best of both the old and the new, of the established and the emerging. Galleries are much more than the static spaces they occupy, spaces appropriated for aesthetic show. They are also and always perpetual projects: entities undergoing transformation and renewal....

Asian Dreams

In the world of luxury travel, Asia has typically been less popular than Europe. While Italy and France remain atop the list of most-visited countries, the percentage of wealthy tourists visiting Asia is growing exponentially. I have traveled throughout the largest continent to find only the most exquisite hotels,...

Former President Bill Clinton, who traces his ancestry back to Ireland, regularly visits the Emerald Isle to stay at his favorite castle and play golf with pals. Last fall, the possible First Man flew into Shannon on a private jet with his Secret Service detail and his monogrammed golf bag. He was returning to Adare...

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