About Andrew Stone

A Brooklyn-based writer and editor, Andrew Stone covers architecture and design for Interior Design magazine and is the former editor-in-chief of Los Angeles Confidential. A busy bee within the worlds of culture, style, and dining, he has interviewed celebrities and hot shots aplenty for various publications. Stone nurtures his two-decade love affair with his city as the resident Manhattan reporter for Hg2.com. Stone is the author of both Hg2 New York and Hg2 Los Angeles. What makes him a hedonist? "The desire to have firsthand knowledge of life's great offerings."

Maury Rubin on City Bakery and the best desserts in NYC

One of the busiest – and happiest – hubs of activity in Manhattan, City Bakery has a flavour all of its own. Drawing discriminating locals and clued-up visitors with its baked goods, healthy lunch fare, spot-on coffee, and special events like the “Hot Chocolate Festival” … Continue reading
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Mashable’s Adam Ostrow Talks Digital Innovation in NYC

Thanks to digital innovation, we average Joes have become virtuosic at connecting with one another””instantly, across the globe, in ways both intimate and en masse. The biggest news stories of the past decade have revolved around the way we find and share our news, and … Continue reading
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Amy Sacco’s Guide to New York City Nightlife

The insuppressible Amy Sacco continues her reign as doyenne of jet-set nightlife and figurehead of posh Manhattan playground No. 8. Take a trip to her VIP world, and learn her picks for New York City nightlife. Captain America’s Chris Evans and nightlife icon Amy Sacco, getting … Continue reading
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Hotels for Hipsters in Williamsburg

Williamsburg, Brooklyn is the epicentre of all things cool in New York City””and, perhaps, the world. Why would you book a hotel anywhere else?   New York City has a reputation for being one of the greatest centres of cultural vitality on God’s green earth. … Continue reading
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New York Beauty: The Best Salons in NYC

Be they decked-out socialites of the Upper East Side, Brooklyn’s style-setting scenesters, or haute bohemians in West Village cafes, New York City residents live and die by their beauty regimes. If you’re in the market for a thoroughly urban sprucing, here are the salons, barbershops, … Continue reading
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New York Sweetie: The Big Apple’s Best Desserts

Of all the “lifts” available to New York City visitors, perhaps the greatest – and most abundant – is the almighty sugar high. From cookie dough cupcake doughnuts to vegan sticky buns to heaven-sent gelato, here we run through the best desserts in New York. … Continue reading
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An Insider’s Guide to the Best Architecture in New York

  For many, it’s New York‘s skyline that defines its architectural achievements. Although skyscraper silhouettes are certainly part of the equation, much of the best architecture in New York is happening at ground-level. No metropolitan area has a skyline as iconic or an infrastructure as intricate … Continue reading
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