Haute Author

  • NAME Billy Gray
  • BIO Billy covered New York culture, nightlife and events for years at digital outlets including NBC's The Feast, Guest of a Guest and Nerve before happily landing online and in print at Haute Living. He particularly loves films festivals, concerts and debates about which NYC pizzerias belong on the Haute Top 5 list.

Articles By Billy Gray

New York’s Top 5 New Restaurants

Several new restaurants open in New York every week, and many of them don't last a year. Five of 2012's brightest young things are almost certain to buck the odds and remain prominent on the map for a good long while. Read More

Mercer Street Penthouse Cuts Price To $14.5 Million

The penthouse apartment in architect Jean Nouvel's distinctive 40 Mercer apartment building has just taken a price but to $14.5 million for $16 million. That gets you over 3,000-square-feet of sleek, contemporary apartment space. But the real draw here is the 1,600-square-feet of the great outdoors in prime Soho. Read More

Preview: A Guide To This Weekend’s Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival

Electronic dance music has made massive, unlikely inroads with the mainstream over the past year or two. But at the Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival on Friday and Saturday nights, producers MeanRed will remind old school fans that their preferred genre still keeps it real and raw and teach E.D.M. newcomers a thing or two about house and techno’s flourishing underground. Read More