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Andrea Greeven Douzet Named Publisher of Three Modern Luxury Titles

Andrea Greeven Douzet GModern Luxury has appointed Andrea Greeven Douzet as publisher of Manhattan, Beach and Front Desk New York. Douzet (sister of Cristina Greeven Cuomo, editor of the three titles) most recently served as Instyle’s fashion and accessories advertising director. Prior to her stint at Time Inc., Douzet served as publisher of FashionETC.com.

“Andrea’s unique experience and outstanding track record for driving growth will be a key asset to the continued success of Modern Luxury’s New York titles,” said Michael Dickey, the company’s CEO, in a statement.

Douzet’s appointment is effective immediately.

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NYC Sightseers Can Now Take the TCM Classic Film Tour

Did that recent Anthony Weiner-New Yorker cover give you a hankering for more King Kong action? Do you pine to honor the arrival of Kim and Kanye’s baby with some Hitchockian flair?

Well, even if it’s just a matter of getting rid of out-of-town visitors for a few hours, there’s now the option of the TCM Classic Film Tour. It encompasses the Empire State Building, North by Northwest and more:

You’ll stop at the market showcased in Manhattan and You’ve Got Mail. You’ll see Holly Golightly’s brownstone from Breakfast at Tiffany’s… You’ll even have the chance to match Central Park filming locations to movie clips from various periods in the city’s history.

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Cristina Cuomo New EIC of Manhattan

Cristina Cuomo, wife of ABC News’ Chris Cuomo, is the new editor-in-chief of Manhattan. Cuomo was most recently editor-in-chief of the now shuttered Plum Hamptons. She was previously group editor for Niche Media’s regional publications and editor-in-chief of Gotham.

In related news, Manhattan’s publisher, Modern Luxury, has named James Aguiar its national fashion director.

“We’ve seen tremendous growth in our luxury titles nationwide and are excited that Cristina will bring her editorial savvy and tremendous experience to Manhattan,” said Michael Dickey, president of Modern Luxury. “Adding James to our leadership team on the national level is a sign of our commitment to providing readers with the best and most current fashion coverage.”

Manhattan Cuts Publisher, Associate Publisher

There have been some changes at Manhattan magazine. According to The New York Post, the magazine cut six staffers early this week, including publisher Leslie Wolfson and associate publisher David Baer.

Manhattan has already been operating without an editor-in-chief since James Heidenry left for Star in late April.

For now, Matthew Carroll, head of national ad sales, is taking over publisher duties, but sources tell the Post that much is unsettled at Manhattan, as ”tension between the national ad sales reps and the staff on the New York mag,” continue.

Manhattan Launched in Manhattan, or, The Six Degrees of Mediabistro.com

manmag.jpgSome of you with ultra sharp memories might recall a post we did last June about Manhattan a new addition to the luxury magazine market, conceived by the folks who are also responsible for Miami. Well, it’s arrived! The launch party for the premiere issue, “Remembrance of Thing Future” was held last night at the Bryant Park hotel, directly across the street from the Bryant Park tents. The fact that the “modern luxury” magazine (free issues were mailed to the 65,000 most affluent households in New York)is also hitting the market the same week the government had to bail out Fannie and Freddie to keep the entire economy from collapsing didn’t appear to throw a wrench into the party atmosphere at all.

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