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Sociedad Hotelera Tequendama's A&D: Myriam Judith Restrepo Galavis

When Myriam Judith Restrepo Galavis was hired by Sociedad Hotelera Tequendama in 1985, she was the only female architect and interior designer with a full-time position in the hospitality industry in Colombia. Inspired by her father, a civil engineer who taught her to value design, architecture, drawing, and the management of well-formed, organized and harmonious interior spaces, Restrepo Galavis entered the male-dominated field and never looked back. She took the time to speak with us about changing trends and the role of a grand hotel lobby.

Read complete Q&A: 10 Questions With… Myriam Judith Restrepo Galavis

Super Bowl parties in NYC

Thanks to everyone who allowed me into their homes and home-away-from-homes.

New Yorkers’ Super Bowl plans can run the gamut from expensive catered affairs to do-it-yourself home events. Some will watch at huge sports bars, while others will stick to their local watering holes. If you haven’t made plans yet, we’ve reached out to some of the city’s biggest Giants fans for inspiration for your Big Blue Sunday.

Read full story: NYPost: Let's Get Blitzed


NYC Chicken Wings

Chicken wings are just another example of New York’s dominance over New England. While they’re 6 percent less likely than anyone else in the country to order the Super Bowl’s No. 2 favorite food (dips rule), we and our Mid-Atlantic brethren are 24 percent more likely, according to Harris Interactive’s Supervalu Snack Down Survey. Good taste is just one of our things. And, if Baltimore hadn’t missed that field goal, this year’s Super Bowl — during which the National Chicken Council predicts 100 million pounds of wings will go down — might have been maximum consumption; South Atlantic-ers really like their bird (chicken, not raven, of course).

Read full story: NYPost: Wild Wings