April 2013

INSIDE THE APRIL ISSUE…

AVENUE MagazineXOXO, GOSSIP GIRL Actress Kelly Rutherford opens up about building a new life in New York, following a high-profile custody battle and the end of Gossip Girl. She lets us in on her new Upper East Side lifestyle and talks about what she will do differently in her next relationship and why she feels right at home in the City. By Bob Morris, Photographs by Carlos Ruiz FASHION WEEK RETROSPECTIVE AVENUE‘s resident fashionista Suzanne Weinstock Klein rounds up the most fabulous runways during the Fall/Winter 2013 collection presentations. By Suzanne Weinstock Klein WHAT THE BANKER SAW German aristocrat Prince Rupert Loewenstein sounds like an unlikely banker for one of the biggest rock ‘n’ roll franchises, but he is just that. AVENUE takes a first peek at the prince’s upcoming tell-all. Review by John T. Unger OFF TO THE OSCARS The ubiquitous Peggy Siegal makes her annual westward migration to L.A. for the Acadamy Awards. Read her diary of all the behind-the-scenes happenings, the flurry of parties and events and, of course, those things that only Peggy would know. By Peggy Siegal HUDSON YARDS AHEAD Related Companies CEO Jeff T. Blau sits down with senior editor Haley Friedlich to discuss his own rise in the real estate business, as well as his company’s mounting successes. From the Time Warner Center to Hudson Yards, he gives his insights into Related’s city changing projects. Interview by Haley Friedlich CHRONICLES There has been much to celebrate and Debbie Bancroft is on the scene for it all. She highlights an intimate celebration of Richard Mishaan’s new store, Homer and then heads off to the Museum of the City of New York’s Winter Ball. By Debbie Bancroft OBJECTS OF DESIRE Black and gold combine for Hollywood glamour and staying New York sleek and chic. By Casey Brooks UNREAL ESTATE A storied two-apartment combination in The Majestic has been renovated into a modern masterpiece and is ready for a new tenant. By Michael Gross COCKTAIL ON THE AVENUE Filmmaker Jamie Johnson reflects on his watershed project Born Rich over a beer with editor Daisy Prince. By Daisy Prince POSTCARDS FROM… Composer, author and all-around Renaissance woman woman Karen LeFrak outlines her inspirational travels to St. Petersburg. Introduction by Haley Friedlich SOCIAL SAFARI It’s spring break for royals and socialites in Aspen and Courchevel. By R. Couri Hay WORLD ACCORDING TO… Mega-producer and TriBeCa film festival cofounder Jane Rosenthal lets us into her New York world. Introduction by Charlotte Ross ON THE AVENUE The best parties from the past month, from the final winter soirĂ©es, to a dinner across the pond, the fashionable set turning out for amfAR and more. ARTS CALENDAR A look at what’s on view at auction houses, galleries and museums this month.