New YorkPeople have been talking a lot about the renaissance across the river in recent years, and with good reason. But the true embodiment of the New York dream—the ruthless, gilded metropolis that melts those “little town blues” (to quote Frank Sinatra)—is not Brooklyn. It’s Manhattan.
The Pursuit of Living Well
The vibrant neighborhood of Chelsea in New York City, known for its flourishing art scene with over 200 art galleries, has becoming an epicenter for creative expression and architectural innovation. Adding to this is the new 19-story luxury residential tower located at 551 West 21st Street. Situated at the comer of 11th Avenue and 21st Street, the building offers stunning panoramic views of the Hudson River and Midtown Manhattan as well as convenient access to Highline Park, Hudson River Park, Chelsea Piers, and Chelsea Market...read more
From the Magazine: Frank Sinatra's Address Book
Bulging with annotated contacts and held together with packing tape, Frank Sinatra’s oxblood leather social bible reads like a who’s who of the jet set’s gilded age. A fortune cookie message affixed to the front cover reads, “Beware of friends, who are false and deceitful.” The book, which the Chairman used and abused from the 1970s through the 1990s, recently sold at Julien’s Auctions in New York City for the bargain price of $8,960. Photography by Summer Evans. Get your copy of Issue No. 12 here!
Elon Musk: The Restless Genius Behind Tesla and SpaceX Takes a Victory Lap
Any study of Elon Musk must begin at the headquarters of SpaceX, in Hawthorne, California, a few miles from Los Angeles International Airport. It’s there that visitors will find two giant posters of Mars hanging side by side on the wall leading up to Musk’s cubicle. The poster to the left depicts Mars as it is today—a cold, barren red orb. The poster on the right shows a Mars with a humongous green landmass surrounded by oceans. The planet has been heated up and transformed to suit humans. Musk fully intends to try to make this happen. Turning humans into space colonizers is his stated life’s purpose... read more