Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel Opens in NYC

Once again the hotelier presents a new, future-forward vision of luxury accommodation

It’s all in the name. Walking into the glass and steel Herzog and de Meuron-designed Public Hotel, visitors cannot help but be taken by the sheer amount of public space. Many hotels claim to be for the city they’re in just as much as for the guests occupying the rooms. With the Public, this is actually true. A ground-up build in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, …

A First Look Inside NYC’s Forthcoming PUBLIC Hotel

Ian Schrager guides people through his highly anticipated new LES high-rise

Hotelier Ian Schrager is a busy man. In December, we bore witness to the opening of his magnificent EDITION Hotel Sanya in the South China Sea. Today, we have news from one of the most anticipated hospitality additions to NYC in a long while. The PUBLIC Hotel will open its doors in the Lower East Side in under a month. There’s already a laundry list …

Yoga For Bad People

From global retreats to their new EDITION Hotel partnership, the founders discuss accessibility and flexibility

Don’t be fooled by the name, Yoga For Bad People (YFBP) isn’t just for bad people; it’s for everyone. Inclusivity is a key message from founders Heather Lilleston and Katelin Sission (the former having been teaching since 2003 and the latter 2008). The name, however, is very effective in opening doors to those who might be afraid of the practice. Since its inception, YFBP has …