BG Recipes: Our Favorite Summer Cocktails

8 8 2013
The Algonquin at BG Restaurant
Following last week's Poolside Margarita, BG Restaurant shares its two favorite cocktails to beat the summer heat. While one is slightly sweeter and the other has a spicy kick, you'll find that both refresh and delight. *Click through to see the recipe cards* The Algonquin (1 Serving) 1 1/2 oz new york distilling... View More

BG Recipe: The Poolside Margarita

8 1 2013
BG Recipes: The Poolside Margarita
While the traditional margarita's origin is as diverse as a cocktail menu specials list, BG Restaurant's barkeep experimented with the season's freshest flavors to create this sweeter, beachier version. This summer favorite is a classic with a twist - The Poolside Margarita. Perfect for weekend afternoons by the pool or even outdoor dinners. Let's raise... View More

Monica Rich Kosann & The Film That Inspired Her New Boutique

7 23 2013
Monica Rich Kosann Charms
We have a new edition to the Seventh Floor. Designer & photographer, Monica Rich Kosann, worked with our team to design our first MRK boutique. The new boutique will feature her photography, jewelry, antique frames, candles, first collection of stationery and much more. Come celebrate the opening and see the new collections... View More

BG Recipes: Roasted Salmon & Summer Salad

7 21 2013
Salmon Salad
Entertaining guests this weekend? BG Restaurant Chef Marybeth Boller has a new recipe for us, and it couldn't be more tasty. Their new Oven Roasted Salmon and Summer Bean Salad is perfectly in tune with summertime favorites - salty ocean breeze, farmer's market vegetables, relaxing beach nights, fresh Atlantic fish... Follow the recipe below... View More

Day in the Sun: Vilebrequin & Where’s Waldo

5 21 2013
Vilbrequin Where's Waldo Shorts
You know Vilebrequin for their easygoing, whimsical swimsuits. They put you in a good mood, ready to relax on the beach in Southern France, or wherever you happen to be. Vilebrequin is a favorite among fathers and sons, and their latest collaboration is playful, light-hearted and perfect for Father's Day. Yes, it’s... View More

David Stark’s Art of the Summer Party

5 13 2013
David Stark, The Art of The Party - 23
With warmer weather and summer on our minds, we can't help but get excited about upcoming parties, weddings, alfresco dinners and festivities. In honor of the new season and a new book, we asked David Stark, author and President & Creative Director of David Stark Design and Production, to share his favorite tips... View More

The Art of Letter Writing: Mrs. John L. Strong

5 7 2013
These days almost everybody has an inbox full of emails waiting to be read. When we get something in the mail it’s usually an application for some new credit card. That’s why people respond so strongly to a real handwritten letter. If... View More

Carolina Herrera & Monica Rich Kosann’s Mother’s Day Gift Guide

5 3 2013
Carolina Herrera & Grandchildren, Northeast Harbor Maine
This Mother's Day take cues from two of the most stylish mothers we know - Carolina Herrera and Monica Rich Kosann. Mrs. Herrera, mother of four and grandmother of six, and Monica Rich Kosann, mother of two, shared what's on their Mother's Day list and family photos with us. Scroll through... View More

Cozy Up Your Apartment with these 3 Steps

1 31 2013
Vintage Bar Cart
Let's face it: the dreary, dark and dull of Old Man Winter has us bundled up in our apartments watching everything on DVR.  Instead of attempting to fight the air's chilling bite, embrace staying in by creating your own cozy retreat. A few homey pieces can go a long way in... View More

BG Recipes: Breuckelen Orange Cocktail

1 24 2013
Breuckelen Orange
A current happy hour favorite of ours, Breuckelen Orange reflects New York's recent locavore distilling craze made possible by a legal shift permitting small distilleries to open their doors.  Always inspired by the City's surrounding cornucopia (from farmers markets to nearby vineyards), our barkeep continues the New York tradition with a gin distilled in... View More