"Having moved to New York City 22 years ago, I am always inspired by the diversity of the people, the art, fashion and the high energy of each day in the city.
The greatest way to start the day is to take an early morning walk in Central Park when the sunlight breaks through. Then grab a nice breakfast at Le Pain Quotidien to prepare you for the high energy day. Stroll down Madison Avenue, let your eyes feast on the fashion boutiques and then head down to the Lower East Side or maybe the West Village to experience fashion and style. End up in one of my favorite places, Da Silvano or Giorgione for the best Italian food with a fun vibe and amazing flavors. From time to time, I love to experience the top restaurant, Le Bernardin or Morimoto to bring a multitude of feelings to my taste buds. This makes it the perfect day and it always drives me to keep my Hair Salons A.K.S at the ... [more]
Alain Pinon, Salon AKS
Upper West Side
The Upper West Side has the same north-south perimeter as the Upper East Side (110th Street to 59th Street), with Central Park at her east and the Hudson River on the west. In the spirit of the freedom of thought on the Upper West, residents may also define their neighborhood as including Columbia University, which begins at 116th Street and heads north. The north-south avenues are, from west to east: Riverside Drive, West End Avenue, Broadway, Amsterdam Avenue, Columbus Avenue, and Central Park West.
The Upper West Side includes Lincoln Center, a wonderful performing arts center which encompasses twenty-two venues including the New York Philharmonic, the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Ballet, New York City Opera, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Julliard, and the School of American Ballet. Columbus Circle is newly revived with jazz performance spaces and ...