Archive | July, 2009

Kandinsky Retrospective Opens @ The Guggenheim

Posted on 29 July 2009

Exhibition: Kandinsky Dates: Sept 18th 2009 – January 13th 2010 Venue: Soloman R. Guggenheim Museum 1071 Fifth Avenue New York, NY Preview: Thursday September 17th 2009 10am-1pm Kandinsky, a full-scale retrospective of the paintings of Vasily Kandinsky—the visionary artist, theorist, and pioneer of abstraction—will be presented at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum from September 18, […]

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Bistro 190 @ Gore Hotel – London

Posted on 23 July 2009

Nestled in the classic Gore Hotel, Bistro 190 makes stops in Morocco, Tunisia, France, Spain and Italy, the food is all over the map, in the best possible way. The brasserie style restaurant is filled with antique paintings and mirrors, combining a study in French design with British anomaly. The location is perfect for a pre […]

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Dave Burke “Heavy Petting” & Mia “Riddles In The Dark

Posted on 20 July 2009

Dave Burke “Heavy Petting” and Mia “Riddles In The Dark” with guest artist Sarah Folkman “Keep It Down” at Corey Helford Gallery. Opening Reception Saturday, July 25, 2009 from 7‑10pm
On View July 25 – August 11, 2009

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Morgan’s Hotel Group Asks: Who Do You Want to Be?

Posted on 20 July 2009

Morgans Hotel Group Co., the original boutique hotel company and originator of hotel lobby socializing is introducing a new “Who do you want to be?” campaign, with exclusive offers designed for sophisticated travelers: “The Escapist”, “The Hedonist”, “The Romantic”, “The Socialite” and “The Road Warrior”. In keeping with Morgans’ tradition of celebrating the individual and […]

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Get Up/Get Down at Hotel Gansevoort

Posted on 15 July 2009

Join the Gansevoort Hotel for Get Up/Get Down St. Tropez style pool parties all summer long featuring brunch, guest DJ’s and a swimming pool: The perfect way to lounge away the rest of your summer. Sunday’s will feature, “Sunset Sunday’s” from 9pm to 4am hosted by Lance Bass.[...]

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Savoy Hotel – Berlin

Posted on 13 July 2009

Review and Photos by The Cobrasnake

Hotel Savoy in Berlin makes you feel like you have gone back in time, everything about the hotel feels old. When you check in there are free apples and cookies at reception. The staff was very friendly and spoke English well. I got to my suite on the top floor [...]

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SF. CHEFS. FOOD. WINE – San Francisco

Posted on 12 July 2009

SF Chefs. Food. Wine. announces an extraordinary Culinary Dream Weekend in San Francisco during the not-to-be-missed food and wine festival debuting on August 6-9, 2009. Thousands of food and wine lovers will converge on San Francisco’s historic Union Square and The Westin St. Francis hotel over the weekend, where a who’s who of star chefs […]

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7 Questions with Donny Miller

Posted on 12 July 2009

Seven Questions with Donny Miller

Avalon – Scottsdale

Posted on 12 July 2009

By Phil Freedom

A stand alone building on McDowell road, overlooking Scottsdale’s largest greenbelt and park, sits Avalon Scottsdale a unique coastal cuisine. An oasis of salt water specialties, this modern space celebrates its link to the sea with a perpetual water fountain in front. I glanced at its perimeter admiring the structure as the water [...]

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Royal/T – Art Space, Café and Fun all in one

Posted on 08 July 2009

In a converted industrial building space in Culver City, Susan Hancock along with a team of chefs and designers, mastermind the fashionable one-of-a-kind in Los Angeles creation known as Royal/T. You can come here to dine but also to appreciate art or do some shopping, as Royal/T is actually a number of venues that, to […]

Jumeirah Essex House – New York City

Posted on 05 July 2009

Photos & Review by The Cobrasnake

When I arrived at the fancy Essex House next to Central Park, I was greeted with a wet towel at check-in. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. Once in the room I had fun with the phone/ touch pad control for everything. You could set the mood of the [...]

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Interior Designer, Broosk Saib

Posted on 01 July 2009

London based interior designer Broosk Saib was born in Baghdad, but his Kurdish family left in the 1970’s when he was a teenager, moving him from a world of blue mosques and ancient buildings to a traditional English environment. These two strong visual influences are seen in his designs which marry contrasting textures and rich […]