Posts tagged Meatpacking District
Breathless at The Whitney

When the Whitney Museum of American Art came into view, it, quite literally,  took my breath away.  Designed by the world-famous architect Renzo Piano, the museum -- all steel and glass,  all light and air-- is a beauty. With its welcoming plaza andterraces extending from the fifth and sixth floors over the High Line, the Whitney climbs and soars above a lively neighborhood scene on Gansevoort Street in the Meatpacking district. What a welcome change for what's widely-regarded to be an unsurpassed collection of modern and contemporary art.  And what a fitting tribute.

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Très Chic Boutique: Niquea.D

New York is treasure trove of unforeseen pleasures and serendipitous surprises, not least of which is a chic boutique, Niquea.D on the Upper East Side.  It seems that in this great city, all you need do is turn a corner to find a store you’ve never laid eyes on before or a bakery that's an offshoot of its Parisian parent. So it was with Niquea.D.

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