Boom in Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Procedures Underlines the Importance of Making a Smart Choice

A December 12 article in Business Insider reports on the ongoing boom in cosmetic procedures and plastic surgeries attributed to the dominance of now-ubiquitous teleconferencing technologies such as Zoom and Skype in the wake of the ongoing pandemic. While not all the statistics are in, most observers attribute the increase to fact that so many of us spending a large portion of our workdays looking at an electronic reflection of ourselves as we talk with our

Alta Potrero in San Francisco

Photos Courtesy of Wood Partners Wood Partners, a national leader in multi-family real estate development and acquisition, announced today the grand opening of its newest luxury residential community – Alta Potrero – in San Francisco, California. The new community is managed by Wood Residential Services. Alta Potrero offers 172 apartment homes in studios, one, two and three-bedroom plans, plus townhomes with walkup access. Alta Potrero offers modern-style apartment homes in the popular neighborhood of Potrero Hill

Ten Ways to Create a WOW Culture Even in a Crisis

Coronavirus has upended workplaces everywhere, but that does not mean dropping the ball on your culture-building efforts. Deb Boelkes shares techniques for engaging employees and giving them what they need to be successful during this time of reset. Deb Boelkes has built a career helping companies create cultures that “wow” their people—cultures where leaders motivate and inspire employees, fill them with purpose, challenge them, and help them thrive. That is all well and good in times

Rocky Mountaineer Brings its Luxury Train Journeys to a New Route in the Southwest United States in 2021

Photo Courtesy of  Rocky Mountaineer Davidson Rocky Mountaineer brings its luxury train journeys to the Southwest United States in 2021 with the Rockies to the Red Rocks route, a two-day rail journey between Denver, Colorado, and Moab, Utah, with an overnight stay in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Rocky Mountaineer operates multi-day, daytime train journeys that feature incredible scenery, regional cuisine, and attentive service in its spacious, glass-domed train coaches. The company has long had the goal of expanding its routes to bring its train travel

Make Heart Health Part of Your Self-Care Routine

Devoting a little time every day to care for yourself can go a long way toward protecting the health of your heart. Simple self-care, such as taking a moment to de-stress, giving yourself time to move more, preparing healthier meals and not cheating on sleep, can all benefit your heart.  Because heart disease is largely preventable, focusing on improving your heart health is important. Heart disease is a leading cause of death for women and men

Art Deco-Inspired Residential Tower Rose Hill Showcases Flexible Living and Abundant Outdoor Space

Rockefeller Group – founded more than 90 years ago to develop Rockefeller Center and today a leading U.S. owner and developer of world-class properties across various real estate asset types – today announced that closings have commenced at Rose Hill, the firm’s first luxury residential tower in Manhattan. Located at 30 East 29th Street between Park Avenue South & Madison Avenue, soaring over 600 feet and offering cinematic views of New York City and the Manhattan

Tech Hubs and State Capitals Will Dominate 2021

Sacramento, Calif., San Jose, Calif. and Charlotte, N.C. are forecasted to see the highest home price appreciation and sales growth in 2021 Millennial homebuyers, relative affordability, and strong local economies will drive realtor.com’s Top Markets of 2021 to lead the nation in a year when real estate is expected to be strong coast to coast. This year’s list in rank order includes Sacramento, Calif., San Jose, Calif., Charlotte, N.C., Boise, Idaho, Seattle, Phoenix, Harrisburg, Pa., Oxnard,

Rehs Galleries Nears Completion of Julien Dupré

Rehs Galleries Inc., the New York gallery specializing in 19th and 20th-century works of art, is nearing completion of a virtual catalogue raisonné on Julien Dupré Featured Image Courtesy: Julien Dupré (1851 – 1910), Le ballon, Oil on canvas, 96 x 78 inches, Signed and dated 1886, Reading Public Museum and Art Gallery, Reading, PA The project began in 1991 when gallery owner Howard Rehs noticed a lack of biographical information about the 19th-century artist, Julien

Porsche Taycan Charges Ahead in First Year on American Roads

One year after the U.S. launched global deliveries of the Taycan, the fully electric sports car is seeing strong sales, world records and continued development Photos Courtesy of Porsche Cars North America, Inc. Porsche wrote a new chapter in its history one year ago when the first Taycan Turbo S and Taycan Turbo models were delivered to customers in the U.S. in late December 2019. Following much anticipation, and an unveiling that took place simultaneously on

Take a Sip of History with Cocktails Aged in Clay Pots

Bar Trigona breathes new life into an ancient preservation practice Photos Courtesy of  Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur Take a step back, oak barrels. The new frontier in cocktail-ageing is clay pots. With its ability to coax out subtle tastes and silky textures, earthenware is now being used by leading cocktail creators to elevate the flavor profiles of drinks. As the first pottery invented by humans, clay earthenware has a long history in the kitchen, going

Letter From the Editor

Dear reader,

Welcome to our holiday issue.

We start the New Year in style with Rose Hill residential tower in Manhattan gracing the cover. 

Soaring over 600 feet and offering cinematic views of New York City and the Manhattan skyline, the 45-story full-service ground-up condominium brings 123 residences and an exceptional suite of club-like amenities to the flourishing NoMad neighborhood.

Elsewhere in this issue, we explore new opportunities to better ourselves in all kinds of ways, from healthy eating habits to smart investing tips as the new year unfolds. 

The entire team at High Rise Life magazine wishes you a healthy and happy holiday season. 

Let’s celebrate the holidays, the New Year, each other and look forward to 2021. 

Cheers! 

Selcen Kavruklar

Editor-in-chief 

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