Four Little Fixes to Kick-Start Your Digital Transformation

Digital transformation can take months, even years. But for “legacy” brands just starting out on the journey, the little things you do up front will make an impact today. Howard Tiersky shares some insights on quick fixes. The digital transformation of our world is roaring full steam ahead. Are you on the train? While disruptor companies are born ready to serve the needs of today’s digital customer, “legacy” organizations find reinventing their brand experience is a

For Adults with Acne: Clear-Skin Options Can Be Antibiotic-Free

Dermatologist Suzanne Friedler, MD with Advanced Dermatology PC, Shares Tips on Treating Adult Acne Without Using Antibiotics In ancient Rome, the physician Theodosius advised those suffering from acne to view a falling star: Pimples, he said, would fall away, too. “Like us, the ancients contended with problem skin,” notes Dr. Suzanne Friedler, a dermatologist with Advanced Dermatology PC. “Now we have ways to treat acne, which can be especially vexing for adults. And as our understanding

First New Condominium Project on Madison Avenue In 20 Years

Peter Pennoyer-Designed, Luxury Boutique Condominium Launches Sales Photos by  Hayes Davidson Naftali Group, a leading privately held, global real estate development and investment firm, today announced the launch of sales for the first new luxury condominium building on famed Madison Avenue on the Upper East Side in more than 20 years. Named, The Benson, as a nod to Miki Naftali’s father Benjamin, the 19-story ground-up, boutique condominium, will bring 15 striking and classically inspired residences to

Boom in Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Procedures Underlines the Importance of Making a Smart Choice

A December 12 article in Business Insider reports on the ongoing boom in cosmetic procedures and plastic surgeries attributed to the dominance of now-ubiquitous teleconferencing technologies such as Zoom and Skype in the wake of the ongoing pandemic. While not all the statistics are in, most observers attribute the increase to fact that so many of us spending a large portion of our workdays looking at an electronic reflection of ourselves as we talk with our

Alta Potrero in San Francisco

Photos Courtesy of Wood Partners Wood Partners, a national leader in multi-family real estate development and acquisition, announced today the grand opening of its newest luxury residential community – Alta Potrero – in San Francisco, California. The new community is managed by Wood Residential Services. Alta Potrero offers 172 apartment homes in studios, one, two and three-bedroom plans, plus townhomes with walkup access. Alta Potrero offers modern-style apartment homes in the popular neighborhood of Potrero Hill

Ten Ways to Create a WOW Culture Even in a Crisis

Coronavirus has upended workplaces everywhere, but that does not mean dropping the ball on your culture-building efforts. Deb Boelkes shares techniques for engaging employees and giving them what they need to be successful during this time of reset. Deb Boelkes has built a career helping companies create cultures that “wow” their people—cultures where leaders motivate and inspire employees, fill them with purpose, challenge them, and help them thrive. That is all well and good in times

Rocky Mountaineer Brings its Luxury Train Journeys to a New Route in the Southwest United States in 2021

Photo Courtesy of  Rocky Mountaineer Davidson Rocky Mountaineer brings its luxury train journeys to the Southwest United States in 2021 with the Rockies to the Red Rocks route, a two-day rail journey between Denver, Colorado, and Moab, Utah, with an overnight stay in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Rocky Mountaineer operates multi-day, daytime train journeys that feature incredible scenery, regional cuisine, and attentive service in its spacious, glass-domed train coaches. The company has long had the goal of expanding its routes to bring its train travel

Make Heart Health Part of Your Self-Care Routine

Devoting a little time every day to care for yourself can go a long way toward protecting the health of your heart. Simple self-care, such as taking a moment to de-stress, giving yourself time to move more, preparing healthier meals and not cheating on sleep, can all benefit your heart.  Because heart disease is largely preventable, focusing on improving your heart health is important. Heart disease is a leading cause of death for women and men

Art Deco-Inspired Residential Tower Rose Hill Showcases Flexible Living and Abundant Outdoor Space

Rockefeller Group – founded more than 90 years ago to develop Rockefeller Center and today a leading U.S. owner and developer of world-class properties across various real estate asset types – today announced that closings have commenced at Rose Hill, the firm’s first luxury residential tower in Manhattan. Located at 30 East 29th Street between Park Avenue South & Madison Avenue, soaring over 600 feet and offering cinematic views of New York City and the Manhattan

Tech Hubs and State Capitals Will Dominate 2021

Sacramento, Calif., San Jose, Calif. and Charlotte, N.C. are forecasted to see the highest home price appreciation and sales growth in 2021 Millennial homebuyers, relative affordability, and strong local economies will drive realtor.com’s Top Markets of 2021 to lead the nation in a year when real estate is expected to be strong coast to coast. This year’s list in rank order includes Sacramento, Calif., San Jose, Calif., Charlotte, N.C., Boise, Idaho, Seattle, Phoenix, Harrisburg, Pa., Oxnard,

Letter From the Editor

Dear reader,

Welcome to our home & living issue.

It only felt natural in a month with a big romantic holiday right in the middle to celebrate the love we have for our homes. The world’s new obsession with home is beyond a trend. What we are experiencing is a total shift in thinking in a post pandemic world.

On the cover, we celebrate an era of home as we explore The Benson, a new luxury condominium building on the famed Madison Avenue on the Upper East Side. The boutique condominium, will bring classically inspired residences to one of the world’s most coveted avenues.

Arriving at The Benson is like entering a chic yet romantic Parisian maison.

We will also be talking about love as we approach Valentine’s Day.  Enjoy a decadent dessert or create the perfect Valentine’s date from the comfort of your own home.

I’m wishing you all a warm and safe month!

Love,

Selcen Kavruklar

Editor-in-chief 

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