From the latest fashion pop ups to the best art gigs, a new website from GrandLife Hotels is casting fresh light on downtown New York. The outfit behind boutique favourites Soho Grand and Tribeca Grand has launched an online ticket to the best the city has to offer, with tips from local luminaries, neighbourhood guides and a neatly curated online shop. has called on a who’s who of local tastemakers - from fashion bloggers to actors, photographers, artists, architects and writers - to tap into this extraordinary metropolis. Plus the ’culture’ section keeps locals and visitors abreast of the city’s lightning pace of change, with news and features on everything from dining and night spots to book launches and graphic design shows. Meanwhile, filling the online store are the latest fragrances from Danish fashion designer Henrik Vibskov and vintage New York photographs from the 1940s and 50s.