TOWN Attaché | Holiday Gift Guide

Create more meaningful memories this holiday season with TOWN Attaché’s hand-selected collection of gift inspiration. From special gifting suggestions to once-in-a-lifetime experiences, these fun and unique ideas will make memories for friends and family that last a lifetime, and what better way to celebrate the true joy of the season? View the guide here.

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Food News | Top 5 Standouts of the Season

There are plenty of ways to get into the holiday spirit, but tasting holiday treats and sweets may just be the best way. Whether it’s a meal inside a venue decked out with 15,000 ornaments, a chance to vote for the Best Latke in NYC or a sip of a hot cocoa out of a hug mug, holiday venues and opportunities abound across New York City. Check out our list of the top five standouts of the season below!

1. Rolf’s German Restaurant

281 Third Avenue

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For holiday decor like you’ve never seen it before, head to Rolf’s German Restaurant in Gramercy. During the season, the space is as populated with people as it is with decorations (15,000 ornaments!), so prepare for a cozy experience! The menu includes tasty schnitzels and signature Holiday Smoothies. And, if you don’t have a chance to pencil it in during the month of December, never fear: the Christmas decorations will be on display until May!

2. The Ninth Annual Latke Festival

December 18th
Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn

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This festive holiday tasting event is the ultimate celebration of potato pancakes in New York City. Join revelers and a panel of celebrity judges to sample some of the best and most creative latkes in the city, to ring in the holiday season and to vote Best Latke in NYC. Proceeds will benefit The Sylvia Center, a nonprofit dedicated to educating children and families about healthy eating habits.

3. Max Brenner’s Signature Drinks and Desserts

841 Broadway

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At Max Brenner, take hot chocolate to the next level in this signature hug mug, shaped to be scooped with both hands to create the ultimate sipping experience! Enjoy flavors ranging from Original Chocolate and Marshmallow to Italian Thick and Mexican Spicy. Other signature drinks and desserts that go hand in hand with the holiday season include the Alice Cup, the Chocolate Fondue Tower and the Banana Split Waffle.

4. The Pie Counter by Four & Twenty Blackbirds

634 Dean Street, Prospect Heights

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The original Gowanus pie shop has opened a 10-seat pie counter in Prospect Heights, where patrons can taste the famous pies and purchase them whole or by the slice. Go green with the Matcha Custard, or sample some holiday favorites including Cranberry Sage, Egg ‘n’ Grogg and Bittersweet Chocolate Pecan!

5. The LIC Flea & Food Spiked Mug Fest & Holiday Market

December 15th through 17th
The Ravel Hotel, 8-08 Queens Plaza South, LIC

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Let live music, Santa, and unlimited winter cocktails be the backdrop for your holiday shopping and browsing this season! LIC Flea & Food presents the Spiked Mug Fest & Holiday Market, the biggest holiday market in Queens hosted at the Ravel Hotel. Sample favorite drinks like “Igloo Meter” and “Holiday Mule” to truly get into the holiday spirit!





TOWN International | A Thanksgiving Global Showcase Special: The Most Luxurious Kitchens from Around the World

We are pleased to present a showcase of eleven premier properties located around the globe featuring state-of-the-art kitchens. With Thanksgiving and the upcoming holiday season upon us, now is the perfect time to celebrate these amazing kitchens, designed for seamless feast preparation and guest entertainment!

While all holiday gatherings begin and end in these top-notch kitchens, their surrounding homes present the perfect spaces for hosting family and friends from far and wide to celebrate the season of gratitude and hope. To get to know more about these stand-out residences, please contact the International Sales Desk at

1. 443 Greenwich Street | Tribeca, Manhattan

Bed: 3, Bath: 3 Full, 1 Half
Price: $12,795,000

Courtesy TOWN Residential

Designed by Christopher Peacock, this gorgeous open chef’s kitchen is filled with chic custom cabinetry and top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances, including a six-burner Wolf range with pot filler, Sub-Zero refrigerator, Miele convection oven and built-in coffee maker. Supported by polished stainless-steel legs, the centerpiece Calacatta marble island provides a luxurious space for kitchen prep and casual dining. Effortlessly combining Old New York charm with meticulous modern finishes, the exquisite three-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bathroom residence in the esteemed 443 Greenwich Street is a rare find in coveted Tribeca.

2. 200 Russell Hill Road | Toronto, Ontario

Bed: 2+, Bath: 3
Price: $4,050,000

Courtesy Forest Hill Real Estate

Take your traditional holiday meals to the next level in this luxurious kitchen, where elegance meets practicality! Surrounded by the lush greenery of the Nordheimer Ravine and only minutes from Downtown Toronto, this turnkey ultra exclusive 2,415-square-foot suite is awaiting the personal touch of its new vibrant owners, and their holiday best along with them. Nestled in Toronto’s exclusive Forest Hill, this 22-suite luxury boutique condominium offers both a large balcony and ground-level walk-out terrace.

3. Villa | Bahar ic-Caghaq, Malta

Bed: 3, Bath: 3
Price: $3,052,00

Courtesy Chestertons International

Truly splendid and stylishly furnished, this villa has been finished to exquisite taste and set on high grounds in the very best part of this exclusive residential address. The fully-fitted kitchen includes plentiful counter space and a breakfast bar, perfect for both preparing and entertaining in style.

4. 1555 South Ocean Boulevard | Manalapan, Palm Beach

Bed: 8, Bath: 9 Full, 2 Half
Price: $17,500,000

Courtesy The Fite Group Luxury Homes

The brilliantly designed chef’s kitchen features a professional Viking eight-burner range, custom covered double Thermador refrigerators, a large walk-in pantry and an island with a prep sink. There is a second island table tucked in a cozy alcove with walls of glass windows and built-in window seats that create a cozy feel to this expansive kitchen. Dramatic wood-beamed ceilings that match the wood detail of the lattice-patterned marble flooring create a dramatic effect, and the expanded family room beside the space provides the perfect setting for intimate family gatherings.

5. Family Chalet | Verbier, Switzerland

Bed: 4, Bath: 4
Price: $5,450,000

Courtesy Alpine Homes

This family chalet is located within easy walking distance of the center of Verbier in the region of Patier. The spacious open plan living/dining room and kitchen make entertaining your guests while preparing a holiday meal seamless and convenient, with gorgeous finishes throughout.

6. 1500 Hudson Street | Hoboken, New Jersey

Bed: 2, Bath: 2
Price: $1,499,000

Courtesy AVENUE Residential

This lovely home features a renovated kitchen with a breakfast bar, complete with sleek window shades and an abundance of storage space. Natural light floods every room in the home, offering panoramic city and river views through 10-foot-high loft windows.

7. Campden Grove | Kensington, London

Bed: 4, Bath: 2
Price: $1,497,500

Courtesy Chestertons London

Inside this stunning white stucco fronted home on Campden Grove, an immaculate kitchen provides top-notch appliances and ample space for preparing and dining. Stunning and well-lit, every meal will go according to plan in this incredibly well-designed space.

8. 213 West 23rd Street | Chelsea, Manhattan

Bed: 3, Bath: 3
Price: $5,200,000

Courtesy TOWN Residential

This beautifully-finished open kitchen holds court over the amazing residence, with Viking and Sub-Zero appliances surrounded by custom cabinetry, a large pantry and a massive island with breakfast bar seating. The space opens into the expansive great room that runs the full 52-foot width of the home, complete with chic blond oak floors and extra-tall, detailed ceilings overhead.

9. 15701 Collins Avenue | Sunny Isles Beach, Florida

Bed: 4, Bath: 5+
Price: $5,221,000

Courtesy Fortune International Group

This high corner unit in the stand-alone Ritz Carlton Residences Sunny Isles Beach offers a European kitchen with top-notch appliances. Let the beautiful Atlantic Ocean and flawless Miami skyline be the backdrop for this year’s holiday preparation!

10. 8 Old Fulton Street | Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn

Bed: 2, Bath: 3
Price: $3,995,000

Courtesy TOWN Residential

This penthouse loft soars across two levels,  ideal for both living and entertaining. Prepare to be enamored by the generous, open floor plan. On the first floor, find an updated chef’s kitchen with a separate dining area for up to 10 guests, a full bath and laundry room. Original features such as cast iron columns and exposed brick are complimented with modern touches like premium stainless steel appliances and a floating staircase that defines its architectural significance.

11. El Palacio | Montellano, Spain

Bed: 7, Bath: 7
Price: $4,110,000

Courtesy Gilmar

This palatial home integrates the utmost level of luxury inside every room. The fully-equipped kitchen includes an external terrace, where residents can enjoy the perfect holiday meal amidst gorgeous views of the rural countryside.

Company News | TOWN Residential Officially Opens West Side Flagship Office

Significantly expanding the firm’s West Side footprint, the more than 14,000 square foot space in the prestigious 888 Seventh Avenue welcomes an esteemed roster of Representatives. 

Top: 888 Seventh Avenue, Image Courtesy Real Estate Weekly; Bottom: Andrew Heiberger, Founder and CEO; Gary Lacy, Managing Director; Adam Taylor; Director of Sales

TOWN Residential, New York’s leading luxury services firm, is proud to announce the opening of its new office on Manhattan’s vibrant West Side at 888 Seventh Avenue. Situated inside the prominent Emery Roth & Sons-designed building, the West Side Flagship welcomes an esteemed roster of Representatives, including the 75 Representatives and Associates previously associated with the 10,000-square-foot TOWN Fifth Avenue inside the widely-recognized and prestigious Crown Building. After hosting TOWN for six years, 730 Fifth Avenue has been slated for conversion to a world-renowned Aman hotel and 23 ultra-luxury residential condominiums. 

888 Seventh Avenue stands at the intersection of Billionaire’s Row and Columbus Circle at the gateway of the West Side. The expansive class-A space features double-height ceilings as well as direct views of the iconic Carnegie Hall and brimming Central Park. Along with a full suite of windowed private offices, the space includes multiple conference rooms, open workspaces and two large kitchen areas. As always, a TOWN Square stands as the office’s most distinctive feature in testament to TOWN’s hallmark culture of collaboration. 

Managing the new office and heralding its continued success are two TOWN veterans, Gary Lacy and Adam Taylor. 

Widely respected, Gary Lacy is known for his energy, innovation and keen market knowledge. The open-door policy he previously employed at TOWN Fifth Avenue yields itself well to the new environment, where he remains a driving force behind the growth of each of his Elite and recognized Representatives and teams. 

Adam Taylor carries over thirty years of luxury sales experience and over a decade of undeniable results in the high-end New York City real estate market. Most previously the Sales Director at TOWN Astor Place, Adam’s managing style can only be characterized by unwavering enthusiasm and steadfast dedication to every Representatives’ initiatives. 

With all the ease and accessibility of Lincoln Center and Columbus Circle, plus unbeatable highlights including The High Line, 57th Street Billionaire’s Row corridor, and a consistent presence of prominent banks and corporate headquarters including Barclays and CBS, the location brings a new meaning to the cultivated TOWN Experience that Representatives and clients alike have come to recognize. In the blocks surrounding 888 Seventh Avenue, residents of and visitors to the neighborhood enjoy popular dining destinations including Red Eye Grill and Brooklyn Diner. Plus, Central Park is always full of opportunity to enjoy leisurely, active, historic or family-oriented activities, no matter the season.  

Opportune in timing, the new office at 888 Seventh Avenue serves as a testament to the tremendous shift of excitement to the West Side now materializing through the Hudson Yards development. TOWN New Development is spearheading Circa Central Park, the Upper West Side’s most stunning and iconic new addition designed by FXFowle; the icon, a distinctive 43-story tower located at 306 West 48th Street designed by Ismael Leyva Architects and featuring luxury rentals; as well as exciting upcoming projects in the vicinity as well, including 520 Fifth Avenue, Cerruzi Properties’s highly anticipated super-tall Midtown luxury tower; and 212 West 93rd Street, a 14-story residential redevelopment of the historic Shaare Zedek synagogue. 

At 888 Seventh Avenue, TOWN joins an office presence that includes Vornado Realty Trust, Pershing Square Capital Management, Lone Star Funds, and respected industry colleagues from The Corcoran Group.

About TOWN Residential,
Founded by Andrew Heiberger in 2010, TOWN Residential has cemented its position as New York’s foremost luxury real estate services firm with seamless execution of best-in-class customer service by more than 500 local experts within strategically located Manhattan and Brooklyn locations. Completing more than 21,550 transactions totaling over $12.4 billion since inception, the firm celebrates success in luxury residential sales; leasing; the marketing, sales and leasing of property developments; commercial and retail.

Prioritizing genuine relationships with best-in-class local experts, TOWN Residential created a powerful network of more than 3,200 professionals within more than 180 offices spanning five continents. Clients and customers benefit from seamless interaction with Fortune International Group, South Florida’s pre-eminent fully integrated real estate firm with a reach that extends into Latin America; Chestertons, one of the premier real estate firms in London and the Middle East; Gilmar, Spain’s largest real estate network headquartered in Madrid; Forest Hill Real Estate, Inc., Toronto’s leading real estate firm specializing in the sale of luxury homes and commercial properties; The Fite Group Luxury Homes, the market leading independent luxury real estate firm in Palm Beach, Florida; AVENUE Residential, the leading Hoboken-based brokerage serving Hoboken, Jersey City, Weehawken and surrounding areas; Alpine Homes, the most sought after firm specializing in destination homes in Switzerland with a reach that extends into France, Austria and Italy; and Towne Realty Group, the inside expert for residential homes in North Central, New Jersey. TOWN Residential is also a proud member of Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, the world’s most prestigious network of brokerages who transact within the top 10% of their market.  

All endeavors are backed by TOWN Infinity, a fully integrated real estate technology platform that exemplifies the firm’s commitment to providing its Representatives, clients and customers with the most innovative and comprehensive applications to exceed all technology, listing and marketing needs.

Seasonal Events | This Season’s Top 5 Holiday Markets

Holiday season is upon us! Along with it come countless opportunities to support local businesses and handmade goods in pursuit of the perfect gift. We’ve taken a look at the top five holiday market favorites that keep New York City coming back year after year, in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens. Prepare to be dazzled by this year’s selection of goods, and be sure to reap the benefits of their accompanying skating rinks, photo booths, live DJs and more.

1. Bank of America Winter Village

Bryant Park
October 28th through January 2nd

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More than 125 outdoor boutiques will transform Bryant Park into a Winter Wonderland! Browse vendors brimming with gift-giving ideas for everyone on your list. The artisan products include hand-crafted jewelry, decorative items, local foodstuffs and more. The Village is child- and pet-friendly with something for everyone to enjoy, not to mention the ice-skating rink at the village’s center!

2. Union Square Holiday Market

Union Square
November 16th through December 24th

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This internationally renowned Holiday Market occupies the center of the city at Union Square Park. Among the 100 vendors are exciting new sections such as Little Brooklyn and Urbanspace Provision, a warming station, a craft studio, live music and more!

3. Brooklyn Holiday Bazaar

452 + 501 Union Street, Gowanus
November 25th through 26th

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Visit the Brooklyn Holiday Bazaar for its biggest year yet. This unique event celebrates local talent with over 60 handpicked makers, delicious food and drinks, plus fun activities for the whole family at Brooklyn’s most beautiful venues. Don’t miss the live DJ, photo booth and chance to check everyone off your gift list.

4. Astoria Market Holiday Market

29-12 24th Avenue, Astoria
December 3rd, 10th, 17th

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This artisan market is filled to the brim with handmade, baked and vintage goods. Situated in the Main Hall of the renowned Bohemian Hall & Garden, the holiday market will convene for three Sundays in December. This popular Queens event is the perfect place to stop by to support local wares and vintage merchandise!

5. The Holiday Handmade Cavalcade

December 8th through 10th
Corner of Broadway and Great Jones Street, Manhattan
December 16th through 17th
Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn Heights

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Now in its 9th year, the Handmade Cavalcade is the perfect gathering place for holiday shoppers looking for the most thoughtful and unique gifts. Comprised of members from the NY Handmade Collective (formerly the Etsy NY Team), the market showcases a curated selection of handmade wares from indie vendors, all based within the tri-state area. Be sure to check out this event, which started as a small DIY gathering and has grown into a time-honored NYC tradition!

Holidays | Your Guide to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

No matter the year and no matter the weather, The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade never disappoints. Since 1924, the parade has ushered in the holiday spirit with its cheerful performers, huge balloons and ornate floats. Whether you join another world-famous cast of characters in the heart of the city, or choose to watch from the comfort of your living room while you prepare a Thanksgiving feast, be sure to get all the details regarding the 2017 Parade below.

Pre-Show Fun:

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A tradition just as time-honored as the main event, the Parade Balloon Inflation occurs nearby the American Museum of Natural History from 3:00 to 10:00pm on Wednesday, November 22nd. Weave through the awe-struck crowd as you watch your favorite characters take shape and prepare for their trip through the city!

Where to Watch:

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Witness the parade in all of its splendor along its familiar two-and-a-half-mile route. The parade will begin at 9:00am on Central Park West at 77th Street, and travel south until it wraps around the Park at 59th Street. Next, it will turn onto Sixth Avenue and again travel south, culminating at Macy’s Herald Square on 34th Street. Of course, you can always watch the show from your living room live on NBC.

Who to Watch:

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Some of your all-time favorite characters will join new trends at the 2017 Parade. Keep your eyes peeled for all balloons including Pillsbury Doughboy, Ice Age’s Scrat (and his Acorn), Ronald McDonald, Diary of a Wimpy Kid’s Greg Heffley, and of course, Charlie Brown. The parade would be nothing without its floats; so be sure to welcome the Big Apple, The Aloha Spirit, and Santa’s Sleigh. Dancing performers, marching bands and singing groups will make this parade one you’ll never forget.


Food News | 5 Tasty Side Dishes to Bring to Thanksgiving Dinner

Whether you’re hosting Thanksgiving dinner or just in charge of bringing the pumpkin pie, this holiday is best spent inside the kitchen. Below, we have compiled five easy recipes for side dishes designed to perfectly accompany the turkey, and ones that are both traditional and unique! For more fun recipes, be sure to check out Country Living’s ultimate list. And, wherever you feast this Thanksgiving, we wish you a happy holiday spent with friends, family and food!

1. Fresh Herb Spoon Rolls

Prep and Cook Time: 40 minutes
Serving Size: 8

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1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted, plus more for muffin pans
1 1/4-oz package active dry yeast
1 tbsp sugar
2 cups warm water (100 to 110 degrees Fahrenheit)
4 cups self-rising flour, spooned and leveled
2/3 cup chopped tender herbs (such as parsley, basil, dill and chives)
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1/4 tsp Kosher salt

Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
Butter two 12-cup standard muffin pans
Combine yeast, sugar and water.
Let stand until foamy, 4 to 6 minutes (if mixture does not foam, discard and start again).
Stir in flour, herbs, egg, salt and butter.
Transfer batter to muffin pans.
Bake until golden, 20 to 24 minutes.

2. Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Prep and Cook Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 10 to 12

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2 lbs Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
2 tbsps olive oil
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
Toss together Brussels sprouts, oil and vinegar on a large rimmed baking sheet.
Season with salt and pepper.
Roast, stirring once in the last five minutes, until tender and lightly browned, fifteen to twenty minutes.

3. Squash Casserole

Prep and Cook Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes
Serving Size: 10 to 12

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6 tbsps unsalted butter, divided plus more for a pan
10 medium yellow squash, sliced
1 yellow onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, chopped
1 can (10 1/2-ounce) cream of mushroom soup
1/2 cup whole milk
8 ounces Cheddar cheese, grated (about 2 cups)
1 large eat, beaten
2 cups crumbled butter crackers (approximately 40)
Kosher salt
Freshly ground pepper

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
Butter a 9×13-inch baking dish.
Melt 4 tablespoons butter in a large pot over medium heat.
Add squash, onion and garlic. Season with salt and pepper.
Cook, stirring occasionally, until just tender, 12 to 15 minutes.
Drain and roughly chop mixture; reserve.
Add soup and milk to pot and cook until warm, 1 to 2 minutes.
Whisk in cheese, 1/2 cup at a time, until melted.
Stir in egg and reserved squash mixture.
Transfer mixture to prepared baking dish.
Melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter.
Add crackers and toss to coat. Sprinkle over casserole.
Bake until golden and bubbly, 35 to 40 minutes. Serve warm.

4. Spiced Cranberry Sauce with Orange and Star Anise

Prep and Cook Time: 30 minutes
Serving Size: 8

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4 whole allspice berries
2 whole star anise
3/4 cups sugar
1/4 cup sugar
12 oz. fresh cranberries
Zest strips from 1/2 orange

Gather allspice and star anise in a 4-inch square of cheesecloth and tie into a sachet.
In a medium pot over medium heat, combine sugar, orange juice, and 1/4 cup water.
Add sachet and cook, stirring occasionally, until sugar melts and liquid begins to bubble, for about 5 minutes.
Remove from heat and let steep for 10 minutes.
Return pot to stove over medium-high heat and add cranberries and zest.
Cook until cranberries just begin to pop, for about 7 minutes.
Discard sachet.
Transfer sauce to a medium serving container and refrigerate until chilled, for 1 hour or up to 3 days.

5. Apple Walnut Stuffing

Prep and Cook Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes
Serving Size: 8 to 10

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3/4 lb. mild ground pork sausage
1 medium sweet onion
2 medium Granny Smith apples
1 cup celery
2 large garlic cloves
1 cup toasted walnut
1/4 cup fresh parsley
2 tbsps fresh sage
1 tbsp fresh thyme leaves
1 tsp Kosher salt
1/2 tsp freshly grounded pepper
12 cups assorted bread cubes
2 1/2 cups low sodium turkey or chicken broth
1/4 cups melted butter

Heat oven to 250 degrees Fahrenheit.
Sauté sausage and onion in a large skillet over medium heat for six minutes, or until sausage is no longer pink.
Add apples, celery and garlic cloves, sautéfor five minutes or until the apples are tender.
Stir in walnuts, parsley, sage, thyme leaves, salt and pepper.
Transfer into a large bowl. Let cool for ten minutes.
Fold in bread and broth until well blended.
Spoon into a well-greased 3-quart or 13×9-inch baking pan.
Brush top generously with butter.
Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 45 to 50 minutes or until top is crusty and brown.
Garnish, if desired!

Neighborhood Guide | Central Park South

Central Park South may only stretch three blocks, but the neighborhood never sees a shortage of activity. Extending from Columbus Circle to Fifth Avenue along the southern border of Central Park, the block is bordered on one side by the park’s plentiful trees and winding paths, and by the glamorous and busy buildings of the city on the other.

Aside from gorgeous views that the park offers with each changing season, the neighborhood is abuzz with renowned restaurants, architecturally ornate buildings and more. Check out some of its world-class destinations below!

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40 Central Park South

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For contemporary American fare and an inviting atmosphere, visit Sarabeth’s at one of its most well-known destinations. The neighborhood staple stands just across the street from Central Park; plan your morning, afternoon or evening around this bustling sidewalk café!

240 Central Park South

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The highly-acclaimed Marea serves Chef Michael White’s fresh interpretation of coastal seafood. The menu is modeled off of a map of the sea, offering crudo, oysters, antipasti and the chef’s award-winning hand-made pastas. The restaurant is the recipient of two Michelin stars, the 2010 James Beard Award for Best New Restaurant, three stars from The New York Times, and has been recognized by Bon Appetit, Esquire, GQ Magazines and Zagat.


Galeries Bartoux
104 Central Park South

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An established staple to the art market since 1993, Galeries Bartoux promotes international contemporary artists and represents a varied collection of their works. The gallery also has locations in France and abroad, and showcases some of the best artwork from the 20th century to today.

Central Park

No matter the season, Central Park stands as an outdoor oasis for all residents and visitors of the concrete jungle, with its blooming fields in the spring and ice skating rinks in the winter. Take a guided tour of its historic grounds, attend a Summer Stage concert or amble its winding paths at your own leisure!


The Plaza Boutique & Beauty Shoppe
Fifth Avenue at Central Park South

Image Courtesy The Plaza

Situated inside the renowned Plaza Hotel is a collection of some of the city’s finest shops, offering everything from perfume and jewelry to artwork and more. Browse for gifts, souvenirs and simple indulgences inside one of the world’s most famous hotels!

Danielli Fine Jewelry
160 Central Park South

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For over 26 years, Danielli Fine Jewelry has dazzled both locals and guests from abroad with its carefully curated selection of upscale exquisite jewelry. Offering a showcase of brilliant diamonds, gold, precious stones and pearls, this magnificent shop inside the JW Marriot Essex House Hotel presents personalized service to both jewelry novices and experienced collectors alike.


exhale New York 
150 Central Park South

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Situated on Central Park South, exhale New York stands as a spa sanctuary, yoga studio and workout space all in one. The schedule of classes includes Barre, Cardio, Yoga and HIIT, and the spa wing accommodates facials, massage, waxing, acupuncture, manicures and pedicures.

New York Athletic Club
180 Central Park South

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This private social athletic club was founded in 1866, and today upholds its inherent air of exclusivity, as membership is available by invitation only. Those of you with the lucky ticket can participate in the club’s many sports, including rowing, wrestling, fencing, judo, swimming, basketball, soccer, squash and more!

TOWN International | What $1 Million Can Buy Around The World

TOWN International is pleased to present a round-up of ten premier properties from around the world priced at or around $1,000,000 US dollars, courtesy of our extensive global network of industry-leading affiliates. Though each property shares a common price tag with its counterparts, all stand out within their respective communities and offer opportunities to achieve five-star living in their own unique ways. With extensive views ranging from Costa del Sol to St. James, and amenities including rooftop decks and proximity to only the finest neighborhood establishments, these properties truly have it all.

For more information about these standout homes, please contact the International Sales Desk at

1. Royal Westmoreland | Forest Hills, Barbados

Bed: 3, Bath: 3
Price: $950,000

Courtesy Chestertons International

Located in the world-renowned Royal Westmoreland Resort on the west coast of Barbados, this townhouse offers a total of three spacious bedroom suites, two of which are located on the lower level in the main house and the third in a separate cottage to the side of the home. Beautifully positioned with a panoramic view of the Caribbean Sea, the villa offers spacious living and dining areas, an upgraded kitchen and ideal size patio for barbecuing and outdoor dining.

2. 415 Newark Street | Hoboken, New Jersey

Bed: 3, Bath: 2
Price: $965,000

Courtesy of AVENUE Residential

This spacious, 1,550-square-foot corner residence is drenched in natural sunlight and set in a steel and concrete building offering an elevator, deeded garage parking and sizable gym, and is situated in a prime downtown Hoboken location. Available as a two-bedroom and den or a three-bedroom home, the fantastic open layout includes a large, northwest-facing private terrace. Custom, motorized shades have been installed in the living room and bedrooms to accommodate every time of day and season.

3. Vera Road, Fulham | London, United Kingdom

Bed: 2, Bath: 1
Price: $988,800

Courtesy of Chestertons London

This attractive, two-bedroom garden flat offers wonderfully proportioned and immaculate accommodations with two good sized double bedrooms and a lovely 18′ 10 x 12′ 4 kitchen/ dining/ reception room opening onto a private garden. Vera Road runs west from Munster Road just north of Fulham Road, and is nearby many restaurants, green spaces and transportation options.

4. 88 Blue Jays Way | Toronto, Ontario

Bed: 2, Bath: 2
Price: $1,127,900

Courtesy of Forest Hill Real Estate


Welcome to Toronto’s Bisha Private Residences & Boutique Hotel. This new standard of elegance is located in the heart of the Entertainment District, and features contemporary, urban design and jaw-dropping views. Feel the vibrancy of the most exciting address you will call home, with 9-foot ceilings, massive windows, a natural stone kitchen and endless amenities.

5. Estepona Duplex | Costa del Sol, Spain

Bed: 4, Bath: 3
Price: $954,100

Courtesy of Gilmar Real Estate

This beautiful duplex is located in a new development in Estepona, with 186,000 square meters of private domain. It stands as a fully enclosed condominium with high-quality homes, where the concepts of security, privacy, quality, exclusive services and modernity offer a new standard of development. The property is located within a protected natural environment, offering beautiful views of the forest of Los Realos on the Mediterranean coast. 

6. 120 S Ocean Drive | Palm Beach, Florida

Bed: 2, Bath: 2.5
Price: $1,000,000

Courtesy of The Fite Group Luxury Homes

Due for completion within 18 to 24 months, this property will feature eight new luxurious direct ocean view residences. Amenities include a spectacular rooftop pool, and a sun terrace with magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean, surf and Deerfield Beach seashore. With a contemporary open floor plan, oversized wrap-around balconies, contemporary kitchens and porcelain floors throughout, these residences will deliver the ultimate Palm Beach living experience.

7. 250 Sunny Isles Boulevard | Miami, Florida

Bed: 2, Bath: 2.5
Price: $1,080,000

Courtesy of Fortune International Group

This beautiful townhouse unit offers extreme privacy and private garage access at the elegant St. Tropez building in Sunny Isles. St. Tropez is a bay-front property located in the heart of Sunny Isles, featuring beautiful common areas and amenities. Situated within walking proximity to the beach and nearby the Bal Harbor Shops and Aventura Mall, this must-see property is great for investors and families alike.

8. Oxford Villas | Jumeirah Village Circle, Dubai

Bed: 4, Bath: 5
Price: $770,500

Courtesy of Chestertons MENA

With branded high-quality fit and finishes, this is an incredible spacious four-bedroom, five-bathroom plus maid’s room townhouse with park views. This townhouse is located in the luxurious Signature Villas, ideally situated at Jumeirah Village Circle popularly known as the heart of Dubai. The villa offers the luxury of tranquility and  community, plus modern amenities, personal patios, and the opportunity to embrace the Signature lifestyle.

9. 405 West 21st Street | Chelsea, Manhattan

Bed: 1, Bath: 1
Price: $995,000

Courtesy of TOWN Residential

This charming south-facing West Chelsea brownstone co-op with condo-like flexibility stands on one of the most beautiful and sought-after blocks in the neighborhood. The sundrenched space features original exposed brick, a working wood-burning fireplace, oak hardwood floors and 11-foot ceilings throughout. The ultra-modern chef’s kitchen includes Silestone countertops, a breakfast bar, ample custom cabinetry and stainless steel appliances, and the spa-like bathroom includes modern fixtures.

10. 393 Sumpter Street | Ocean Hill, Brooklyn

Bed: 4, Bath: 4
Price: $875,000

Courtesy of TOWN Residential

Be the first to live in this beautifully gut-renovated four-bedroom, four-bathroom semi-detached home in the Ocean Hill section of Bedford-Stuyvesant. Inside this single-family modern home with an updated facade, you’ll find a sunny and bright abode filled with gorgeous living spaces and impeccable finishes. Live like royalty in the stunning great room while gorgeous marble floors run underfoot and tall windows flood the space with light. Two large skylights upstairs carry the sunny exposures throughout.

Prioritizing genuine relationships with best-in-class local experts, TOWN Residential created a powerful network of more than 3,200 professionals within more than 180 offices spanning five continents. Clients and customers benefit from seamless interactions with Fortune International Group, South Florida’s pre-eminent fully integrated real estate firm with a reach that extends into Latin America; Chestertons, one of the premier real estate firms in London and the Middle East; Gilmar, Spain’s largest real estate network headquartered in Madrid; Forest Hill Real Estate Inc., Toronto’s leading real estate firm specializing in the sale of luxury homes and commercial properties; The Fite Group Luxury Homes, the market-leading independent luxury real estate firm in Palm Beach, Florida; and AVENUE Residential, the leading Hoboken-based brokerage, serving Hoboken, Jersey City, Weehawken and surrounding areas.

Philanthropy Highlight | October Charity Events

In preparation for the season of gratitude that is fast approaching, October is a good time to remember what is truly important in life: giving back. With this in mind, we have compiled a list of galas, dinners and walks that work to help fund some of the globe’s most worthy charity efforts.

1. The New York Women’s Foundation Fall Gala

October 2nd, 6:30pm
The Plaza, Fifth Avenue at Central Park South

This much-anticipated event will honor four individuals who work to make our city a better place for both women and families. Reigning as the only public foundation in the United States dedicated solely to helping low-income women and girls in NYC, The New York Women’s Foundation will put on an evening to remember in The Plaza’s Grand Ballroom.

2. WRI’s Courage to Lead 35th Anniversary Dinner

October 12th, 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Cipriani’s, 25 Broadway

This biennial fundraising dinner honors leaders who have been ambitious and tireless in their dedication to protect the planet and improve people’s lives. The event’s funds will help the World Resources Institute continue to run with strength on five continents.

3. Making Strides of Central Park

October 15th, 7:30am
Central Park, East 72nd Street and 5th Avenue

Each October, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer comes to a town by you in order to unite communities toward the common goal of saving lives from breast cancer. Funds raised go to the American Cancer Society’s research and early detection efforts. Join breast cancer survivors on this walk to help save more lives!

4. Strengthening Neighbors Inspiring Change Gala

October 25th, 6:00 – 9:00pm
Blend on the Water, 4540 Center Boulevard, LIC

Support Queens Community House in its mission to provide families with the tools necessary to enrich their lives and build healthy and inclusive communities. The organization annually offers 20,000 residents of the borough with support no matter age or background.

5. Maya’s Hope Lotus Ball

October 27th, 8:00 – 11:30pm
The Grand Ballroom, 583 Park Avenue

The 6th Annual Maya’s Hope Gala will be a night to remember! The black tie event will benefit the organization’s mission to improve the quality of lives of orphaned, impoverished and special-needs children on a global scale, providing funding for caregivers and medical care for those who desperately need it.