T-Squared Social

Tiger Woods and Justin Timberlake, in partnership with Nexus Luxury Collection and the Tavistock Group owned by Joe Lewis, and 8AM Golf owned by the Milstein family, this week opened a huge 22,000 square foot sports bar with 24 foot ceilings at 7 East 42nd Street in Manhattan. In addition to offering food and drinks including specialty cocktails and wines, T-Squared Social (the “T” is for Tiger and Timberlake) offers full swing gold simulators, darts, duckpin bowling and over 35 televisions with a 200-inch flat screen. The Vault room is also available for private events.  Bernstein Redo & Savitsky, P.C. is proud to be part of the T-Squared Social team.

Raf’s on Elizabeth Street

290 Elizabeth Street in Manhattan, which beginning in 1933 was an Italian American bakery, most recently as Parisi Bakery which closed in 2021, has roared back to life.  Twin sisters Jennifer and Nicole Vitagliano recently opened a new all-da café and restaurant, Raf’s with Italian and French inspired dishes. Jennifer is also the owner of the Michelin-starred Musket Room. The restaurant shares its name with Jennifer and Nicole’s grandmother, Rafaela. On the Raf’s team are executive chef Mary Attea and executive pastry chef Camari Mick, both of whom have been recognized by the James Beard Foundation.  Though only open a few months, in July Raf’s has already received two stars from New York Times critic Pete Wells.  Bernstein Redo & Savitsky P.C. is proud to be part of the Raf’s team.

Greywind in Hudson Yards

The Related Companies has teamed with Chef Dan Kluger to open Greywind, offering a locally sourced, seasonally-driven, and refined dining experience in Hudson Yards. Chef Kluger spent years working under acclaimed chefs and restauranteurs such as Danny Meyer and Tom Colicchio, and then as Executive Chef of Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s ABC Kitchen.  He previously opened Loring Place and Washington Squares.  The 60-seat restaurant is located at 451 Tenth Avenue, a residential building owned by The Related Companies which also features The Set Club on the 44th floor. Bernstein Redo & Savitsky, P.C. is proud to be a part of The Related Companies and Greywind team.

The Consulate at 56th Street

The Consulate, known on the Upper West Side as a charming French-inspired brasserie and bar, opened its second location in midtown at 44 West 56th Street this week. Founders and twin brothers Metodija and Kiril Mihajlov from Macedonia opened the original Consulate in 2019 at 519 Columbus Avenue. With a global French-Modern-American menu created by Chef Alan Vargas, The Consulate takes diners on an international journey of cuisines. Bernstein Redo & Savitsky, P.C. is proud to be part of The Consulate team.

Life Time Fitness at One Wall Street

Life Time, the premier healthy lifestyle brand, opened a new luxury fitness center in the former Irving Trust Bank space at One Wall Street in the Financial District, adding to its five locations in Manhattan including Hell’s Kitchen, NoHo, Battery Park, and 23rd Street.  The four level 74,00 square foot center has workout spaces, studio spaces, a kids academy, amenities including a sauna and Eucalyptus Steam Room, a salon, a rehabilitation center, a pilates studio, personal training, classes, and a restaurant and café. Bernstein Redo & Savitsky, P.C. is proud to be part of the Life Time team.

Aime Leon Dore to Open Café on Mulberry St.

Founded in Queens by Teddy Santis in 2014, Aime Leon Dore has grown to be one of the biggest and most popular fashion and lifestyle brands in New York today.  After initially opening on Mott Street, Aime Leon Dore quickly outgrew its space and in 2019 moved to 214 Mulberry Street in Nolita, which has become its flagship store. The store, seeking still larger quarters, is in construction to move directly next door, and the space at 214 Mulberry will be converted into a café which will include its popular coffee bar. While under construction, the store has moved to temporary quarters at 61 Crosby Street. It also opened a store on Broadwick Street in London. Aime Leon Dore collaborates with a number of well known brands, including New Balance, Porsche, and Timberland. Bernstein, Redo & Savitsky, P.C. is proud to be a part of the Aime Leon Dore team.

Gjelina Finally Opens in New York

After many years of delay and anticipation, the famed Venice, California eatery, Gjelina, has finally opened its New York outpost at 45 Bond Street. Founded by Fran Camaj in 2008 and named after his mother, Gjelina focuses on locally sourced vegetable-centric foods such as bottarga pizza with arugula and smoked mozzarella, an Asian pear and kohlrabi salad, and a charcuterie platter with mortadella. Currently, Gjlelina has limited hours for walk-ins only. Bernstein Redo & Savitsky, P.C. are proud to be part of the Gjelina-New York team!

Wonderland Dreams

The fantastical and immersive Wonderland Dreams by artist Alexa Meade has been open since October at 529 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. The 26,000 square foot exhibition space brings to life the story of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland through Alexa’s boldly painted installation. Every inch of the space has been hand painted into a multidimensional work of art. Alex debuted her Immersed in Wonderland solo exhibition in Beverly Hills in 2018 which was attended by 40,000 guests over a five week run. Her exhibition made its way to New York. Wonderland Dreams invites guests to “fall down the rabbit hole into a world of secret rose gardens, mad tea parties, in a living gallery that puts you inside the artwork.” Bernstein Redo & Savitsky, P.C. is proud to be a part of the Wonderland Dreams team.

The Set Club at Hudson Yards

Stephen Ross’s The Related Companies is about to open The Set Club atop his 44 story building at 455 Tenth Avenue in Hudson Yards. The building, designed by Handel Architects, with curated interior design by MAWD, rises 500 feet from the ground, with 270 world class luxury apartments. The Set Club will be a private members only social club designed for residents of the building. The members only club will include a full service restaurant in the charge of Chef Dan Kluger, lavish amenities including a screening room, lounge, golf simulator,  working space, and a swimming pool on a 58 foot long deck. Bernstein Redo & Savitsky, P.C. is proud to be part of The Related Companies and The Set Club team.

RH Opens RH Guesthouse in Meat Packing District

The long awaited RH Guesthouse New York opened last month at 55 Gansevoort Street in Manhattan. Described as “dazzling,” the 90,000 square foot Guesthouse, housed in a historic 1887 triangular loft building, overflows with luxurious details. It has six guest rooms, three 1,000 square foot suites, and one residence.  Every room is adults only and each one contains two bathrooms and a gym. Instead of mini-bars, the rooms are outfitted with well-stocked gourmet pantries. Guests have access to The Rooftop Garden with day beds and a 40-foot mosaic infinity pool with panoramic views. The Guesthouse is only blocks away from RH’s 5-story Gallery on Ninth Avenue. The New York Guesthouse is the first hotel opened by RH. Bernstein Redo & Savitsky, P.C. is proud to be a part of the RH team.