Ask Nicola…How Do I Wear A Tie Bar?

Q: I’ve been noticing a lot of guys from celebrities to colleagues in my office wearing tie bars. I think they look pretty good but I have no idea how to wear one or what kind to buy. Do you think I could pull off a tie bar or are they just for guys who work in the fashion business? A: Anyone can wear a tie bar and you are absolutely right. The tie bar has been making a come...

Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park Goes (RED) for Annual Tree Lighting

Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park will dedicate its annual holiday tree lighting to the fight to eradicate mother-to-child HIV transmission. This year's event, taking place on December 2nd, will be hosted by Sara Gore, New York Live and LX TV's Open House front woman, and will feature a line-up of stars both on and off the ice, including Billboard Hot 100 artist Ing...

NYC Businesses Headed South…But Not Just For The Winter

Many major NYC businesses, organizations and corporations have already headed down south to Lower Manhattan and even more are making the move in the upcoming months. This massive move downtown reflects the rebirth of the area after a significant amount of damage was done between the terrorist attacks on 9/11 as well as Hurricane Sandy just two years ago. Downtown is the hea...

Kat Cashmere’s Stunning New Winter Line

Cashmere is the perfect material for any time of the year, but since it is known for its incredible warmth and comfort, winter is cashmere's primary time to shine. If you are looking to update your wardrobe for this winter with the highest quality cashmere on the market, then Kat Cashmere's winter line is the solution for you. Kat Cashmere is an exclusive cashmere brand star...

What 2014′s Early Cold Means For Fur Sales

You would have to be living under a rock, a warm fur lined one, to have not seen, read about, or experienced the extreme early cold snap that has hit across the U.S. With every major news outlet and weather service scrambling to help the public prepare to stay warm and safe, early reports from fur retailers, manufacturers and designers across the country state that consumer deman...

Fandango Family Room

As the parent of two toddlers, I have become a “movie mom.” I find myself up-to-date on kid-friendly movie releases and I’m pretty sure I’m as excited as my kids are to see a new movie. The experience of watching a movie unfold, through the eyes of a four and six year old is pretty hard to beat. They are still at an age where they believe animals can talk, as seen in “M...

SoulCycle Opens in the Financial District

It’s no secret that the Financial District is an extremely undernourished part of town when it comes to indoor cycling studios. Well FiDi residents and Wall Street tycoons, the wait is over. On Saturday November 22nd, SoulCycle opened its tenth, New York City location at 101 Maiden Lane, between Pearl and Gold Streets. The chain, known for its unique brand of peppy and sou...

Haute Holiday Looks

Turkey day is right around the corner and the winter holidays are soon to follow. This is the time to do some holiday shopping and to let your style shine during the many upcoming festivities. Whether you are going to your grandparents for Thanksgiving dinner, Christmas caroling around your neighborhood, celebrating one of the eight nights of Hanukkah, or watching the ball drop o...

Donate A Dress Shirt, Get A Shirt

If you’re looking to do good and look good this holiday season then here is a perfect place to start. Marcella, a men’s custom shirt and suit shop based in Soho, has partnered with Career Gear to give low income men a chance at a fresh start. From now through December 15th, for every gently used dress shirt you donate, you’ll receive $20 off a brand new Marcella custo...

Fine Dining Welcomes You Home: The House

Fall and winter remind us of home and unfortunately for some of us, home is more than just a cab ride away. In a recent visit to The House, a renovated 1854 carriage house, members of the DOWNTOWN team were able to sample signature American cuisine with a fine dining twist. Chef Sean Olnowich manages to bring unique and dynamic flavors to dishes we already know and love. It was l...

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Cashmere is the perfect material for any time of the year, but since it is known for its incredible warmth and comfort, winter is cashmere's primary time to shine. If you are looking...

What 2014′s Early Cold Means For Fur Sales

You would have to be living under a rock, a warm fur lined one, to have not seen, read about, or experienced the extreme early cold snap that has hit across the U.S. With every major...

   

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Admittobitter: Five Years From Now

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DOWNTOWN Magazine asked local pop-up shop, Admittobitter, where they saw themselve...

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Fine Dining Welcomes You Home: The House

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Fall and winter remind us of home and unfortunately for some of us, home is more t...

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SoulCycle Opens in the Financial District

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Serfas Gloves: Fit to be Ridden

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Gloves are probably the most neglected yet important apparel items in cycling. Any...

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Reynolds 58 Aero: Century Proven Comfort and Speed

Posted on November 8th, 2014 | No Comments

For any cyclist, riding 100 miles (a century) is daunting task. Unlike shorter, 4...