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  • NAME Elissa Vallano
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Articles By Elissa Vallano

Kutsher’s Brings Modern Jewish Cuisine to Tribeca

After 100 years of success in the Catskills, Kutsher's has made a new home in Tribeca. The modern Jewish bistro is being run by Zach Kutsher, a fourth generation member of the Kutsher family, along with his partners Alan Wilzig, Richard Kirshenbaum and Jeffrey Chodorow. Read More

Sunny Spot Brightens Up Washington Blvd. in Venice

When one door closes, another opens - and such is the case with Sunny Spot in Venice. The former Beachwood space on Washington Boulevard is now bursting with color and flavor thanks to Kogi chef Roy Choi. Brian Butler, cocktail connoisseur of A-Frame fame, put together the rum-centric drinks menu. With their powers combined, Venice now has another shining star on its culinary roster. Read More

Record Producer David Anderle Selling $4.75M Hollywood Hills Home

Record producer David Anderle has put his longtime Hollywood Hills home on the market for $4.75 million. The three-bedroom, four-bathroom Spanish-style villa was built in the 1920's and once served as a speakeasy. It also boasts 3,813 square feet of living space, decorative tile work, and sits on a third of an acre. Read More

Developer Jon Lam to Build 600-Room Hotel North of Madison Square Park

Developer Jon Lam is securing a deal to build a 600-room hotel on Broadway between 29th and 30th streets, which will raise the stakes for Ace Hotel, Gansevoort Park, the NoMad and the Flatiron. The NoMad Hotel Project will be an expansive 100,000 square foot space - a sizable increase from Lam's original plan to build a 25,000-sq.ft. hotel. at his already-owned 1205 and 1225 Broadway properties. Read More

Porsche Design, Gil Dezer Collaborate on Luxury Miami Condo

Things are looking up for car lovers in Miami. Germany-based Porsche Design Group and local developer Gil Dezer have joined forces to create the world’s first condominium complex with elevators that transport residents directly to their units ... without ever having to step foot outside their cars. Read More