Workplace Bullying with Marjorie Mesidor

Workplace Bullying with Marjorie Mesidor

When it comes to bullying in the workplace, in today’s world there is zero room and or hopefully zero tolerance. When we think of workplace bullying, we often think of young adults or even elementary children, online abuse and of course physical abuse. Once the...
Michelin Starred Forgione – Diner en Blanc

Michelin Starred Forgione – Diner en Blanc

September 2018 brings the 8th Annual Diner en Blanc back to New York City. This year there is a new chef taking the helm, Michelin Starred Chef, Marc Forgione. Chef Marc Forgione is the chef/owner of Restaurant Marc Forgione and American Cut and is the...
Reigning Queen of Candy Land, Dylan’s

Reigning Queen of Candy Land, Dylan’s

My stores are what I imagine Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory would look like in real life meets Candyland and Disneyland,” says Dylan Lauren, The Reigning Queen of Candy Land and founder of Dylan’s Candy Bar. A fashion-forward sweet shop filled with a global...
The Mayor of TriBeCa

The Mayor of TriBeCa

It was only by sheer coincidence that I met the man. While standing outside a crowded Starbucks in Lower Manhattan on a nondescript weekday afternoon this past May, I was about to become well acquainted with Mr. Theodore Elgin Johnson, aka Teddy, aka the mayor of...
When Meg Met Manhattan

When Meg Met Manhattan

This story originally appeared in the Spring 2017 issue of Downtown Magazine America’s Sweetheart is all grown up and happily filling the role of a Downtown mom and leading lady, the setting of whose successful movie career has been right here in the City. In the...
Manahatta: Discovering the Battery

Manahatta: Discovering the Battery

This feature originally appeared in the Spring 2011 issue of Downtown magazine. Perhaps the great cities of the future are currently just a clearing on the tip of an island in a huge bay; that was what Verrazano glimpsed in 1524, and Henry Hudson confirmed in his...
The Real New York: GRADE New York

The Real New York: GRADE New York

GRADE New York is a full service architecture and interior design firm led by Thomas Hickey and Edward Yedid specializing in curating personalized, luxurious spaces and uniquely articulated lifestyle experiences.  Between Hickey, Yedid and their team, GRADE has...