Word of Mouth: Athens, Greece

Classic cuisine, contemporary cocktails, concept stores, modern art and more in the Greek capital

Athens is overflowing with ancient treasures and modern-day gems, with views of the Acropolis at almost every corner and a decidedly vibrant, contemporary vibe. Named for Athena, the goddess of wisdom and courage, the Greek capital buzzes with character, culture and creativity. From the historic hillside Plaka neighborhood to the Acropolis Museum, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center and striking views from Mount Lycabettus, there are countless …

Sound View Hotel’s Design Shop, At Dawn, Opens

A new seaside depot on the North Fork

On the more relaxed coastline of Long Island’s east end, Greenport’s Sound View hotel has come to epitomize the charming hospitality available on the North Fork. When the latest iteration opened in 2016, under the guidance of hotelier Erik Warner, design-forward refurbishments brought the property (which originally debuted in 1953) up to—and beyond—the standards of present-day travelers. From its quarter-mile stretch of beach to the welcoming …

Grupo Gitano Opens NYC Outdoor Retail Concept, Souk Gitano

A marketplace with an all-gender and season-free in-house collection and more

A new retail concept opens within Grupo Gitano‘s NYC hospitality oasis, Gitano Garden of Love, joining the bustling outdoor bar and restaurant. Known as Souk Gitano, the shop debuts with its own season-free, all-gender in-house collection of cotton and linen items, along with silk robes and leather handbags. These pieces, overseen by British GQ fashion director Luke Day, stand alongside a selection of brands originating …