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Meet me in the Meatpacking District: Manhattan enclave thrives with high fashion, boutiques and hotels

When the Gansevoort Hotel opened its first location in New York’s Meatpacking District in 2004, the neighbourhood had already been through a decade of transformation. It went from a centre for drugs and prostitution with buildings left for decay to a destination for the fashion set with boutiques from Diane von Fürstenburg, Christian Louboutin and Alexander McQueen all calling it home. 509 more words


The Get Down with Nutritious at Cielo in New York City on August 7th

“The Get Down does the body good with its soul cleansing, beat dropping, insanely danceable, high energy family of a dance floor.  Nutritious, Tasha Blank, Sascha Lewis and special musical guests cook up the kind of electronic sonic boom that moves your bones in ways you ain’t never seen. 90 more words


A New York Birthday

Last month I turned 27, and was lucky to be able to celebrate my first New York birthday with some of my closest friends and family. 202 more words


Best Tomato Sauce Ever (Vol. II)

24 dollars for a small plate of spaghetti?  That’s what I said to a friend when she told me about Scott Conant’s signature pasta dish at Scarpetta, his fantastic restaurant in the Meatpacking District in NYC (with other locations in Miami, Beverly Hills, Las Vegas, and Toronto).   764 more words


New York Part 2

On the third day David and I decided to go see the 9/11 memorial.
It was a strange and moving experience being there. Later that night a summer storm rolled over New York and covered the city in a haze. 296 more words


The Standard Grill

848 Washington St. New York, NY 10014 • (212) 645-4100 • thestandardgrill.com

Decor and service were both great. LOVE the pennied floor and the scalloped tile ceiling. 146 more words