Casey Brooks, a born and bred New Yorker graduated from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts with a degree in Journalism. With a love for fashion, fine dining, art and travel, Casey also studied Art and design at the SACI school in Florence, Italy but it is New York City, that she currently calls home. As the New York Editor at Haute Living, Casey loves writing about the luxurious things in life. When she’s not writing, Casey is almost always shopping around NYC, trying a new restaurant, making jewelry or reading on her kindle.
Blog Entries By Casey Brooks
Last night, around 7pm, New Yorkers received quite the unexpected show.
Aerialist Seanna Sharpe and “sometime artist and magician” Savage Skinner climbed the Williamsburg Bridge at which point Sharpe, with help from Skinner above and a silk rope, performed acrobatic stunts for over 15 minutes for over 100 onlookers.Read More
Fans of Eloise and the outdoors rejoice! The Plaza, New York City’s ultimate luxury destination, will reintroduce its very own ‘Tricycle Garage’ just in time for summer. The Garage officially opens July 1, and will offer hotel guests the opportunity to rent tricycles, bicycles and scooters for boys and girls to explore Central Park and spend afternoons outdoors. An extension of The Plaza Boutique, the Tricycle Garage originally debuted at The Plaza Hotel in May 1956, when it housed several children’s’ bicycles for safekeeping. Today, The Plaza Boutique’s Tricycle Garage offers guests of all ages the chance to see Central Park and other landmarks nearby in a whole new way.Read More
John McWhinnie @ Glenn Horowitz Bookseller in East Hampton will host a unique exhibition of works by Richard Phillips, whose imagery, perhaps more so than any other contemporary painter of his kind, has achieved a level of pop recognition outside of the art world with fashion, media and film collaborations, including Gossip Girl, Jimmy Choo, MAC Cosmetics, Mont Blanc, Colette, USM Furniture, The Art Production Fund, Exhibition A and Visionaire, among maRead More
The 40/40 Club announced that on June 1st, 2011 they will be undergoing complete renovations from floor to ceiling and will re-open their doors at the end of summer. The total investment in this renovation project will reach over $10 million.Read More
This Sunday, July 3rd, to celebrate July 4th weekend, world-renowned Brazilian model and Victoria’s Secret Angel, Alessandra Ambrosio, hosted the second annual “Follow the Sun” summer party at East Hampton hotspot, SL East. Arriving at the club with her fiancé, Jamie Mazur, Ambrosio was joined with a group of her close friends including Twilight’s Kellan …Read More
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, paid tribute to actor James Franco and designer Michael Kors at its second annual Inspiration Gala New York on June 14th at the Museum of Modern Art. Mr. Franco received the Piaget Award of Inspiration for his humanitarian work and contributions to men’s style, while Mr. Kors received the amfAR Award of Courage for his stellar leadership in the fight against AIDS.Read More
This past Sunday, celebrities had a taste of Los Angeles out East with HYDE Comes to the Hamptons at AXE Lounge in Southampton!
DJ Sam Young (the official DJ of the Royal Wedding), had the party going wild while America’s finest celebrated the 4th of July in style.Read More
The Setai Fifth Avenue Offers Guests Before-Hours Tour of World’s Greatest Modern Art Collection at the MoMA
Before MoMA’s doors open to the daily surge of tourists and art enthusiasts, guests of The Setai Fifth Avenue, a Capella Managed Hotel, can be privy to a private viewing of what The New York Times calls “the greatest collection of modern art in the world.” A newly introduced package, “The Connoisseur,” offers the best of modern art and modern luxury, combining an overnight stay at the stylish new midtown hotel, which features some of the most expansive guest accommodations in the city, with a before-hours tour of the Museum of Modern Art, led by an art historian.Read More
Christian Louboutin introduces their latest U.S. boutique, which opened its doors in Las Vegas on June 30th, 2011. The new store is located inside the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace and marks the second location for the French luxury label in fabulous “Sin City”.Read More
The new romantic comedy, Larry Crowne starring Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts is scheduled to produce more than a few laughs at it’s screening this Monday, July 11th.
In hopes of raising money for UNICEF, the Coldwell Banker Community Foudation amongst other charitable foundations, the Coldwell Banker Community Foundation will be hosting their first annual movie screening.