Six Cocktails from the Life Hotel’s Subterranean Speakeasy, Gibson + Luce

A new addition to NYC's NoMad neighborhood offers a refreshing and unexpected menu

The last item on the bar menu at Gibson + Luce costs $150. It’s not a cocktail. In fact, it’s neither edible nor drinkable. It’s called “Stay For The Night” and it’s accommodation at the Life Hotel directly above. If you’re enjoying your drinks and don’t want to go home—and the hotel has a vacancy—you can order a room right there at the bar come …

NoMad’s New MADE Hotel

A design-forward boutique destination in NYC's ever-developing central neighborhood

Set back from 29th Street, close to Broadway, the exterior of the brand new MADE Hotel exudes the warmth one will quickly find within. This ground-up build, the first hotel of developer Sam Gelin, seems small from the street, appearing to house only two dozen or so rooms. The boutique actually has 108—with sizes ranging from standard to an impressive master suite. Gelin’s certainly aiming …

The Importance of Glass at the Arlo Hotel Nomad

Beds set into the cityscape, a stunning see-through rooftop floor and more

When glancing skyward from the base of the brand new Arlo Hotel Nomad, one notices an overhang composed of glass. It isn’t until guests step out on the spacious 31st floor outdoor bar that it becomes evident this is a small, transparent floor. It may be vertigo-inducing for some, but it’s more than an uncommon design flourish; it’s actually a telling indicator of the importance …

Inside The New Marmara Park Avenue Hotel

A stunning lobby leads to comfy rooms, extended stays, and a one-of-a-kind Turkish hammam

It could be said that every neighborhood in Manhattan is in some sort of emergence or reemergence. From the Financial District to NoMad (and everywhere above, around or between) new places continue to pop up, catering to an ever-more diverse audience. Some 10 blocks south of Grand Central Station, at the corner of Park Avenue and 32nd Street in Midtown East (though, arguably NoMad), the …

Heyday: Facials for All Without the Fuss

Taking care of your skin becomes more accessible and convenient at the new forward-thinking shop in NoMad

The word “facial” contains layers of unnecessary trepidation and intimidation—especially as you never know exactly what to expect behind those closed doors. New Yorkers can finally experience a quality facial without hassle, guilt or generic New Age flute soundtracks. Newcomer Heyday opened its doors this month in the increasingly busy NoMad neighborhood (already home to the Ace and NoMad hotels and—close by—the New York EDITION), …