LOOK GOOD. FEEL GREAT. BUY AMERICAN: NEW CLOTHING LINE SUPPORTS NEW YORK BASED MANUFACTURING AND DESIGN

NEW YORK-BASED FASHION BRAND BELLA LINEA DEBUTS NEW LINE THAT SHAPES AND FLATTERS EVERY WOMAN

In a time when “fast” fashion has become more pervasive than ever before and controversy erupts on a regular basis over the issue of off-shore manufacturing and the loss of garment district jobs on New York City’s Seventh Avenue Garment District, one company is attempting to turn the tide. BELLA LINEA NEW YORK (www.bella-linea.com) today announced the debut of a new line of women’s clothing designed, manufactured and supplied in New York. The brand’s line of career and evening-wear is designed to flatter and shape the real American woman.

BELLA LINEA LOGO

BELLA LINEA is a New York City-based, high-end women’s wear brand offering formal and every day wear for the modern women. Founded in 2012, Bella Linea strives to create beautiful, slimming garments that flatter and shape the real American woman.

The BELLA LINEA line offers eveningwear appropriate for any occasion from Los Angeles to Paris for the women who wants to dress well but who’s not especially impressed with the clothing designs she sees in the marketplace at this time. Inspired by the day-to-evening dilemma of the working-woman, practical cocktail dresses and suiting are the foundation of this capsule collection. The BELLA LINEA woman always looks sophisticated, taken-care of and has a little hint of trendy. Continue reading

GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION KICKS OFF FEBRUARY 1

VIPS, CELEBRITIES LAUNCH A YEAR OF CELEBRATION

Centennial Logo: Grand Central Terminal.  (PRNewsFoto/Metropolitan Transportation Authority of New York)

Centennial Logo: Grand Central Terminal. (PRNewsFoto/Metropolitan Transportation Authority of New York)

The METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY OF NEW YORK (MTA) and METRO-NORTH RAILROAD will open GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL to the public on February 1, 2013 for the celebration of its 100TH ANNIVERSARY with a full day of activities, including a morning public rededication ceremony and musical performances that will keep visitors entertained well into the evening. These events fall 100 years to the day that the first set of keys was handed to the Terminal’s station master on FEBRUARY 1, 1913. (The first train left the Terminal just after midnight on February 2.)

Grand Central Terminal , 1913 (Exterior at 42nd St & Park Ave, New York City)

Grand Central Terminal of yore (Exterior at 42nd St & Park Ave, New York City)

Grand Central Terminal stands as one of America’s greatest transportation hubs and one of New York City’s most iconic buildings. It is both a national institution and an international example of giving new life to an historic building that may otherwise have been destroyed. Over the course of a colorful and tumultuous 100-year history, Grand Central has gone from being simply the start and end points of long-distance rail travel, to being the iconic home of Metro-North Railroad and a destination for commuters, tourists and residents that boasts restaurants, cocktail lounges, a gourmet market, and numerous specialty shops. Its storied Vanderbilt Hall, once the receiving area for travelers, is one of the most-desired public events spaces in the city. Continue reading

FOUR SEASONS HOTELS & RESORTS Brings Extraordinary Experiences to Life with Special Offers at Hotels and Resorts around the World

VALUE-ADD PACKAGES HELP TURN DREAMS TO REALITY THIS SPRING.

WHERE WILL IMAGINATION TAKE YOU THIS YEAR? 

FOUR SEASONS HOTELS AND RESORTS is dedicated to perfecting the travel experience through continual innovation and the Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts logo highest standards of hospitality. From elegant surroundings of the finest quality, to caring, highly personalized 24-hour service, FOUR SEASONS embodies a true home away from home for those who know and appreciate the best. The deeply instilled FOUR SEASONS culture is personified in its employees – people who share a single focus and are inspired to offer great service. Founded in 1960, Four Seasons has followed a targeted course of expansion, opening hotels and residences in major city centers and desirable resort destinations around the world.

Now imagine zipping through Paris in the back of a plush Rolls Royce; riding elephants along the MEKONG RIVER; arriving by helicopter and strapping on custom-made skis atop pristine snow; swimming with manta rays and blacktip reef sharks; cruising to deserted islands on a yacht; or tucking into fresh caught lobster at the ultimate Caribbean beach barbecue. This now all very possible. Continue reading