Love the blank slate of these long, distressed wood tables. Could be dressed up for a frilly event, go rustic for a down-home feel, or be left bare with whiteware for a minimalist feel. Beauty!

This reclaimed wood community table and the simple white room provide a beautiful canvas to be dressed up or down for gatherings.long reclaimed wood table, similar idea we have for our kitchen.

Year round rooftop bars in NYC - we need it now autumn has arrived!

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It’s tough to beat the Empire State Building views at New York’s Refinery Rooftop, the lounge at midtown Manhattan’s year-old Refinery Hotel.

Located in New York’s posh Upper East Side neighborhood, The Carlyle has hosted everyone from celebrities to politicians and royalty (it’s William and Kate’s hotel of choice when in New York). Even if you aren’t staying there, pay a visit to the hotel’s Bemelmans Bar, which is open to the public. This old-fashioned lounge is famous for its Ludwig Bemelmans murals, 24-karat gold leaf-covered ceiling, classic cocktails, and live piano music. Mary Holland

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Public Restaurant NYC  PUBLIC | The Daily  210 Elizabeth St. BTWN Prince & Spring St.  New York, NY 10012 | Tel (212) 343-7011

In an unprecedented sweep for a single firm, AvroKO won the James Beard Awards for “Outstanding Restaurant Design” and “Outstanding Restaurant Graphics” for PUBLIC.

Upland The 10 Most Beautiful Restaurants in New York City via @PureWow

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Union Station. Spent many occasions here traveling to NYC.

Union Station, Washington D. Union Station is a major train station, transportation hub, and leisure destination in Washington, D.

Penthouse 808 To see the skyline head-on, look no further than Queens. The Ravel Hotel’s terrace restaurant has views of that, the Queensboro Bridge and the Silvercup Studios sign.  8-08 Queens Plaza S. (at Vernon Blvd.), Long Island City; 718-289-6118 or

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A must-go spot in New York City: Roman and Williams' new SoHo flagship. Inside, a Parisian café and bakery (open until 11 p.m.), and a flower shop from “local muse of botany” Emily Thompson. The result? A gorgeously louche, authentic space we never want to leave.

Roman and Williams Open a SoHo Flagship (Florist and French Café Included

What an amazing design that makes New York feel old again. Robin Standefer and Stephen Alesch have popularized the aesthetic that’s given us a proliferation of exposed-brick walls, “repurposed” wood, and Edison bulbs.

What to do in New York City with Kids from kid-friendly restaurants, to educational museums, to fun activities, everything you should plan to go to NYC!

What to do in New York City with Kids

What to do in New York City. The perfect itinerary for first-time visitors to NYC. This travel guide covers where to stay, what to do, and the best restaurants.

Antique walnut furniture at 'O ver restaurant in London.

The chosen furniture in Over Restaurant is teak Scandinavian-style from mid-twentieth century, carefully selected from various antique dealers in London by Quiet Studios.