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If you are headed to Rome before 30 July 2024, you may want to rent a car or hire a driver to visit Fondazione Iris to see the new exhibition Manna Rain by artist Rita Ackermann presented by the Amanita Gallery in a space was one of the previous homes of artist Cy Twombly.   According […]

I apologize that the New and Noteworthy post for May is late this month. Even though I had all the recommendations put together, I didn’t have the necessary time to write the post. But it’s so chock full of good stuff that I hope you will consider it worth the wait. Everyone’s favorite Chicago store, […]

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of touring the Kips Bay Decorator Show House for 2024 and can’t believe I’ve been covering this annual event for 17 years. This year’s house at 125 East 65th Street in New York opens on May 2nd and runs until May 28, 2024. The 12,000 square-foot Georgian designed townhouse by […]

April is definitely not the cruelest month this year. There are so many great things to see, do, watch, and try whether you are experiencing beautiful spring weather or are hiding out from April showers. I’m sure many of you are familiar with Matouk linens and will be excited to know that they just opened […]

I started the March New and Noteworthy post earlier in the month but got sidetracked. It actually worked out well since I was able to add a few more things that should be on your radar this month. We could really use more hotels on the Upper East Side so I hope someone builds or […]

I can’t believe it’s mid-May already although it feels like the height of summer with the beautiful weather we’ve been having in NYC this week. Not sure when you’ll have time to stay in and watch a movie or television show but there is a lot debuting this month in addition to many wonderful museum […]

I waited all summer for September to arrive and I can’t believe it’s already over. Time flies when you are having fun! New York is back and even better than our pre-pandemic days. There are new restaurant and store openings, premiers and parties happening all over town. There are also so many television shows filming […]

Spring has finally arrived but that means beautiful sunny weather mixed with cold and rainy days. We’ve got you covered if you want to be out and about or hunkered down at home with something to watch or read this weekend. Filmmaker Sofia Coppola doesn’t seem to grant many interviews so I was excited to […]

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that you never know what might be behind those large wooden doors in Paris. The last time I stayed in the City of Light, I rented an apartment at 8 rue du Pas de la Mule which happens to sit right next door to 24 Place des Vosges, the location […]

It feels like everyone is in Paris right now or just returned like my friend interior designer Andrew Brown. He and his partner Kip took a last minute trip to celebrate Andrew’s birthday. While they were in the City of Light, they took a day trip to Versailles where they quickly toured of the chateau […]

My Recent Etsy Finds

07 . 06 . 21

In the past year, I’ve found myself buying much more from Etsy. There are so many lovely and creative people running their entire companies on the platform and offering great prices. I’ve put together some of the things I’ve recently purchased and some things that have caught my eye. I’m not usually one for dupes […]

I can’t believe we’re in June already. It’s amazing how time flies when you’re having fun again. There are so many things going on in New York right now and about to happen so I’ve rounded up the best for you. I haven’t been to the MoMA since I went to the preview of the […]

Sally Perrin of Perrin Paris and Casa Torre Careyes has been back in Paris for a few weeks and I love following along the city as she posts Stories on Instagram. Recently, she posted an art gallery that had taken over an empty hôtel particulier. The group show Grand Ménage put on by Clearing Gallery […]

Paris just opened after lockdown today and Americans are chomping at the bit to go to the City of Light. I usually don’t like to visit Europe in the summer and will probably wait until the fall. That was my plan until I saw the newly unveiled Bourse de Commerce Pinault Collection art venue that […]

Tulip season is over in New York and the city is now lush and green. Traffic is back too which is a sure sign the city is back to normal. It’s going to be a bit chilly and rainy here this weekend which makes it perfect for watching a new show or movie if you’re […]

Interior designer Todd Alexander Romano has always been a favorite of mine. I posted his New York apartment early on when I started blogging and his beautiful room for the 2012 Kips Bay Decorator Show House and followed his subsequent apartment moves. Now Todd is splitting his time between a historic 18th-century house in Newport, […]

Last March seems to drag on forever but his March flew by and I can’t believe it’s April. I’m not really complaining though since it’s my birthday month and Central Park is finally starting to bloom. I plan to add a little color to my wardrobe with my favorite spring shades of lilac and lavender. […]