New York City Real Estate – A Look Inside Matthew Perry, John Vernou Bouvier Jr., and Bob Dylan’s Former Murray Hill Townhouse — New York Magazine

115 EAST 36TH Avenue, Apartment 2-3FThe Points: A two-bed room, two-bathtub 1,100-square-foot brownstone duplex. Asking Price tag: $945,000. Maintenance: $1,132 for each month. Agent: Linda Taitelbaum, Citi-Habitats. What on earth could Commodore Matthew Perry, John Vernou Bouvier Jr. (Jackie O.’s grandfather), and Bob Dylan probably have in popular? This 4-tale mid-nineteenth-century townhouse in Murray Hill, Continue Reading

Last-Minute Gifts, Festive Booze Buckets, and More New Stuff in New York Stores — New York Magazine

Side by SideTwo new stores for giftable socks and watches. (Photo: Courtesy of the vendors) Stance510 BroadwayBuy: Some 500 socks, from pineapple prints to cushioning and sweat-wicking styles ($18). Personalize: Choose from 12 patterns and 20 colors, plus monograms, done in 20 minutes in a downstairs room visible through the glass floor ($28).Name-drop: Numerous Continue Reading

A History of the Threesome on TV, in Movies, and in Life — New York Magazine

Image: Kurt Iswarienko/Courtesy of the CW Community (Szohr) Giovanni Rufino/Courtesy of the CW Community (Badgley and Duff) Gossip Girl’s latest 3-way elevated the ire of the Mother and father Tv Council, who named the scene “reckless and irresponsible.” The three-way (as distinctive from the ménage à trois, technically only a dwelling circumstance), has traditionally been Continue Reading

Wooden Standing Desks, Swedish Childrenswear, and More New Stuff in New York Stores — New York Magazine

DeconstructionLondon’s Shore Rugs has designed a rug for your standing desk (from $240; shorerugs.com). (Photo: Courtesy of the vendor) 1. The leatherlike surface is nonslip, so there’s no need for underlays, even on wood floors.2. Each rug is made using thick 12-mm. cords hand-woven in traditional techniques — an artisanal touch among corporate furniture.3. Continue Reading