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    • LIT FROM WITHIN 001-Metro2 (85)

      By Bonnie Downing Inspired by the glittering new Baccarat Hotel & Residences, and a city set aglow by the annual phenomenon of light known as “Manhattanhenge,” we take a look at all that glimmers.   Fifty stories of prismatic glass now shimmer across the street from MOMA. The facade of the Baccarat Hotel & Residences, designed … more

    • Great Weekend Getaways Venus Quintana

      Winter can’t silence the call of the weekend getaway. Fortunately, there’s no need to succumb to cabin fever. Multiple cures await, just for a night or two and with the stress of the holidays quickly approaching, an impromptu escape can be just what the doctor ordered. Here are my three favorite destinations, all within decent … more

    • APARTMENT NUMBER 12 Photo by David Kestin

      Heather Fink is on… APARTMENT NUMBER 12 Comedian and filmmaker, Heather Fink, gives Metropolitan an artist’s perception of value through a personal snapshot of her life in Brooklyn. Luxury as a term has many definitions, and while financial freedom leads to luxurious experiences, the ability to see the world through other’s eyes has tremendous value. … more

    • Wealth Expert Robert Frank Divines the Fate of the Luxury Real Estate Market robertfrank

      By Allison Geller Robert Frank, CNBC reporter, author of two books on the über-rich and former Wall Street Journal Wealth Reporter and overseas correspondent, is a wealth of knowledge on the world’s most moneyed buyers. We asked him to read the signs of today’s ultra-high-end real estate market. 1. The Markets Are Globalizing Frank predicts … more

    • Changing the Face of New York’s Culinary Landscape BROOKLYNNEWwhiteEdgartista

      Brooklyn’s Culinary Scene A gritty borough once overshadowed by Manhattan has now become home to some of the city’s best restaurants and acclaimed chefs. The amusement over Brooklyn’s cultural explosion is no longer a subject for headlines, as most of those in New York City and around the world are well acquainted with the borough’s … more

    • Yoga: The Perfect Style for Your Personality bhuja

      By Kathryn Budig  The word yoga probably conjures up the image of a content-looking yogi contorted into the shape of a pretzel but I have good news-all yoga isn’t like that. In fact, there are endless variations of yoga for every type of person. The question is where should you start? Below is a short … more

    • STYLE | An Exclusive Interview with Peyman Umay Peyman_Umay_DDC_0407_3mt-225x300

      By Amber Snider How is dressing your body similar to designing or decorating your home? Dressing well is about two critical aesthetics: colors and proportions. Choosing the right colors that enhance one’s natural complexion—and specific shapes that show the advantages of the body and hide the disadvantages of the body at the same time—are of … more

    • Long Island’s ‘Green’ Vineyards: The Future of Agriculture image

      The fundamentals involved in the ancient art of winemaking haven’t changed a great deal throughout the centuries, but one of the most exciting developments in recent years is the rapidly growing area of organic wine. Since grapes are among the most pesticide-laden produce, it is no wonder we are reaching more often for organic wines … more

    • Sales STORIES in the City Kelly Kreth

      Top producers across NYC share some of their favorite sales stories. NICK JABBOUR, CRS, Nest Seekers International I was with a longtime client viewing a $7 million boutique condo conversion on the Upper East Side. My client, a hedge funder, had come on his lunch break and was in full suit, as was I. The … more

    • MIND SET brei

      Buisness2Business – A Financial Professional’s Guide To Staying Stress Free         By Brie DeChance As a business owner, I am no stranger to stress. After a long day of phone calls, meetings, and sitting in front of a computer, I am often drained and exhausted. Add the long winter months to the … more

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