Archive for February, 2012

New York Haute 100 Updates

Our much-anticipated Haute 100 list is a compilation of influential individuals in business, entertainment, technology, fashion and other top industries. We don’t have to search far for the 100 most intriguing, trendsetting, and successful people in New York; their influence is all around us. But with these movers and shakers constantly producing new products, shaking hands on new deals, and, yes, tapping on groundhogs’ front doors—a yearly update is simply not enough. This month we proudly re-launched—a wealth of up-to-the-minute information on the most influential people in the world. Read More

Jay-Z Reopens 40/40 Club with Celebrity Friends in Tow

Jay-Z has had much to celebrate in the past month. The rap superstar, along with his equally talented and stunning wife Beyoncé, became a parent to Blue Ivy Carter in January. He debuted his song dedicated to his baby to great fanfare, put on a much-acclaimed series of concerts at New York City’s famed Carnegie Hall for his foundation and reopened the New York City installment of his 40/40 club after $10 million in renovations. Yes, celebrations were certainly in order. Read More

Luke Ostrom, Restauranteur Behind The Dutch and Locanda Verde

AS THE TACTICAL MASTERMIND behind New York hotspots The Dutch and Locanda Verde, restaurateur Luke Ostrom knows a thing or two about how to keep an eatery haute. He names great food, hospitality and intuiting guests’ needs as key, but we’re betting that partnerships like that with Robert De Niro on Locanda Verde can’t hurt either. Read More