Haute Author

  • NAME Tasha Gordon-Solmon
  • BIO Tasha has written about a variety of lifestyle topic for Haute Living and has interviewed CEOs, designers and restaurateurs. She also writes for the Huffington Post, where she is a Featured Blogger and her plays have been produced in the United States and Canada. She is a member of the Ars Nova Play Group and received her MFA from NYU. Tasha’s most prized possession is the Moncler Grenoble Thermos she got at Fashion Week.

Articles By Tasha Gordon-Solmon

Time for a Dip: The Haute 5 Swimming Pools in NYC

Here at Haute Living, we’ve decided we’re not going to let this bleary weather get us down. Au contraire. We’re just going to keep making summer plans, until summer actually arrives. While to many New Yorkers, summer in the city means leaving it for a few months, let us not forget that a weekend in town doesn’t mean the fun has to end. Below are the Haute 5 private pools in Manhattan, where you can spend your Gotham weekends relaxing in style. Read More

Field Trip: The Haute 5 Cultural Institutions in NYC

OK, so this was obviously a tough one. We’d could probably list five of these for every 10-block radius in New York. NYC is home to some of the best museums, art galleries, dance companies, musical ensembles and theatrical productions in the world. However to choose? Our list is comprised of five institutions that we think New York would not be the same without—institutions that begin to represent the range of cultural offerings this city has to offer. That said, we’d love to hear your thoughts. What is your can’t-live-without cultural institution? Let us know in the comment section below? Read More

“Beyond the War” Opening at the Leila Taghinia-Milani Heller Gallery

On Wednesday, the Leila Taghinia-Milani Heller Gallery on the Upper East Side held an opening party for its latest show, Beyond the War: Contemporary Iraqi Artists of the Diaspora. The exhibit features the work of seven Iraqi artists living outside of Iraq in countries like Sweden, Canada, England, and Qatar. Gallery owner Leila Taghinia-Milani Heller says she loves showing artists from the Middle East, where there is, “some very beautiful, emotionally charged work coming out.” Read More

Fore!: The Haute 5 Golf Courses in NYC

The 2010 Masters Tournament begins this week. Although you may not be ready to play next to Tiger, there are plenty of places to practice until you are. The New York area boasts some of country’s best courses, all just a quick drive (or an even faster private jet flight) from Manhattan. Read More