Category Archives: NEW YORK CITY

GRETA GARBO…………her apartment is FOR SALE

GARBO.  The Hollywood Legend…………lived here for 40 years. Three bed, three bath, sprawling rooms……….windows in every direction……..the apt sits on the East River.

Her heirs are selling the apartment for a mere $5.95 million.  It is a resplendent apartment filled with grace and sophistication that you would imagine Garbo living in.

The apartment takes up the entire 5th floor of the exclusive CAMPANILE at 450 East 52s street.  Garbo enjoyed the water views………..now you can too.

DIFFA nyc, 2017• Tabletops

My friend, Michael, was at DIFFA on Sunday and took these photos.

The show on PIER 92 is a 5-day showcase of extraordinary tabletop designs for a worthy cause.

DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS raises awareness and grants funds to organizations that fight HIV/AIDS by providing treatment and direct care services for people living with the disease.

DIFFA DINES……….after the show • NYC 2017

 

DIFFA…..Dining by Design…….on the pier in the Hudson River.  After the show…….donors can dine in one of the dozens of room settings.

It is a wonderful way to raise awareness of individuals impacted by HIV/AIDS.

The event raised over a million $$$.

 

 

 

 

 

DIFFA…..on the pier • NYC • 2017

 

Dozens of New York Designers create tabletops for the DIFFA show here in New York.  The $$$ raised is for support of the AIDS programs………helping victims with their financial needs……housing….meds………whatever they need.

 

 

This is the 2oth year that I have supported the foundation….it is such a good cause.

 

 

DIFFA…..Designing By design • nyc 2017

DINING DESIGNS presented by DIFFA…….on the pier, NYC.  The design industry raising funds to help victims of AIDS and those who are HIV positive.

Designed by “2 Michaels”……the Beacon Hill Table is based on the textiles in their collection.”Japonisme”.

Table decor by New York Times “T” magazine.

Jamie Drake designed this for Benjamin Moore….to raise awareness about AIDS.

Matisse inspired……Carlos Mota designed this dining room  for Architectural Digest .

Charles Harper’s illustrations for DESIGNTEX.

INTERIOR DESIGN MAGAZINE……Ali Taylor used a “pop art style” inspired by the target paintings of Jasper Johns.

NYC • Saint Patrick’s Day Parade

 

Parade goers and protestors and LGBT groups lined the parade route on Fifth Avenue.  This year GAYS were allowed to march…………but there were plenty of Christians and Catholics holding up their signs in protest.

 

HOUSING WORKS THRIFT • Fabulous Spring Event

All of the proceeds from HOUSING WORKS THRIFT STORE.……….goes to victims of AIDS……….paying for their meds……rent…….and the many other things they require to survive.

It is a very worthy cause…………Don and I shop here every week.