On an 80 degree Monday morning, I laid on Anse de l’étang beach on the northeast handle of Martinique embracing the heat of the sun. At quarter to the hour, my phone vibrated as a brief reminder of where I would be were I back in New York City; making my way to an all staff meeting in the middle of Manhattan. The thought of … Continue reading escape to the Caribbean, Martinique
A contemporary french artist known for his captivating street installations, JR is setting the stage in San Fransisco for his second urban fresco. In last year’s “Chronicles of Clichy-Montfermeil” he showcased the multitude of personas found within the Paris suburb Les Boquets in a mural of over 750 photos. This month he’s bringing his lens to SF where he plans to capture the city’s cultural … Continue reading meet JR, street artist and urban activist
The following books were part of last year’s summer reading list. However, with the new year in full swing, I think it’s the perfect time to revisit some motivating reads that will help you power on to achieve the resolutions set just a few short weeks ago. While the entrepreneurial process might come naturally to some, for those in need of real inspiration, the following … Continue reading 3 books to wake your inner entrepreneur
For the many people who know little to nothing about the Vietnam war (due in part to our biased education system), The Post offers a brief snapshot of an era characterized by government scandal and a people hungry for truth and transparency. When the Nixon Administration silences the New York Times in an attempt to halt the publishing of a classified government report, Katharine Graham, … Continue reading here’s why you should see The Post
Like clockwork, every January brings an influx of newcomers with newly minted gym memberships looking to make good on their fitness resolutions. Open treadmills become consistently scarce, spin classes full and finding a squat rack between the hours of five and eight pm can prove a confrontational task. Come late January, however, the number of new faces gradually tapers off and the fitness floor is restored … Continue reading how to keep your fitness goals this year
Because there’s no place like home, I decided to showcase a Parisian style abode while traveling abroad. Our friend Mark, graciously hosted us in his breathtaking apartment in the trendy 10th arrondissement of Paris’ Rive Droite. The sprawling two bedroom, two bathroom residence occupies 1500 square feet of a corner Haussmannian apartment building and overlooks a scenic parisian intersection just steps from Place de la … Continue reading the Parisian home
In case you haven’t heard, Virgil Abloh’s Off-White is one of the year’s hottest labels. Its deconstructionist collaborations and signature reflective yellow straps have quickly established a regular presence on many an instafeed. With about twelve boutiques worldwide and two in Hong Kong alone, the Milan based brand is highlighting a global demand for fashion that transcends the divide between streetwear and traditional designers. … Continue reading Virgil who?