Speakeasy trend infiltrates spa realm. Le Parker Meridien’s own Rancho Relaxo-style underground adds a beauty spot to the mix. Shots of actual moonshine kick off pampering sessions. Treatment... read more
Where Julianne Moore's character in Safe would get her hair done. Joe Murray, late of John Masters in Soho, keeps with the green salon movement. Spray is banished to scarce use in a dedicated Fum... read more
Spanish export Grupo Aire hosts bath time in Tribeca. Circa-1883 cast iron building ancient by Manhattan, if not Spanish, standards. A pretty penny spent, evident in the immaculate build-out across... read more
Frisco-based group brings a slew of reformers to NYC. Custom FitFormer machines keep you off the mats, provide full body resistance training. Energetic staff leads regular classes, making for affor... read more
Venerable name in the beauty biz brings signature style to posh Midtown spa. Facials, nail care, hair, and body treatments help prepare stylish New Yorkers for events big and small. Massive penthou... read more
The second right coast location of California phenom makes a home at Le Parker Meridien, where fashionable chicks can slap down a pair of twenties in exchange for fashion-model-quality locks. DryBa... read more
Friendly Queens spa now accessible to the salaried set in midtown. Central location, reasonable prices, expansive menu of options. Facials, mani-pedi, full body waxing. Signature is Thai massage, u... read more
Fabled skincare pros from Down Under open another New York standalone shop. Small space, smart design. High quality products for skin, hair, and body. Organic emphasis. Pick up some exfoliating scr... read more
Cult yogawear chain complete with creepy manifesto ("children are the orgasm of life") and rabid "ambassadors," willing to drop $100 on pair of roll-top yoga pants. Racerback tanks in eye-popping h... read more
Sleek spinning studio became a mini-chain in a snap. Addictive classes combine stationary cycling with weights and core exercises, pumping music, a little inspirational gobbledygook for a full-body... read more
The first right coast location of the California phenom makes a home in Manhattan, where fashionable chicks can slap down a pair of twenties in exchange for fashion model quality locks. DryBar's se... read more
Only a genius could create an upscale drugstore that focuses solely on makeup, fragrances and skincare products. Don’t be shy about testing classics like Chanel No. 5 or Calvin Klein’s ... read more
Cult yogawear chain complete with creepy manifesto ("children are the orgasm of life") and rabid "ambassadors," willing to drop $100 on pair of roll-top yoga pants. Racerback tanks in eye-popping... read more
Ford twins bring their frisky Frisco wares to the big town. Like a candy store for cosmetics. Pink and cream boutique dispenses scents, exfoliators, moisturizers. Go big and luxurious with BADgal l... read more
Fabled skincare pros from Down Under open their first New York standalone. Smallness of the shop contrasts with ambition of the design. Thousands of old Times pages reclaimed as building material, ... read more
Kiehl’s, long synonymous with rich-girl skin, now applies product for you. Expert facials and massages with favorite apothecary products. Soy milk and honey for complete detox experience. Vin... read more
Friendly neighborhood salon inspired by London pub culture. (Goes so far as to offer up a cocktail or glass of wine for sociability’s sake.) Full-service menu covers cut, color, and texture. ... read more
Musical heartthrob Michael Fredo can now be found wielding a scissor more regularly than a microphone. At his sleek new Upper East Side salon--curiously adorned with 200 Norfin Troll dolls--he offe... read more
Meatpacking annex of the historic NY apothecary, which has been mixing up beauty potions since 1851. Spring chicken to 160-year-old flagship downtown, but still synonymous with old-money skin. K-... read more
Harlem sprawler not embarrassed to name check the highway (9A) that...
Cult yogawear chain complete with creepy manifesto ("children are t...
Sleek spinning studio became a mini-chain in a snap. Addictive clas...
Frenchish café chain has many, many outposts throughout NYC,...
Oysters and cocktails at 1 Delancey. Named for Marcel Duchamp&rsquo...