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SIXTY’s 2019 Workout Resolution Playlist

There’s a meme floating around the internet that you’ve probably seen. It says, “Summer bodies are made in winter.” No matter how you feel about the generic, Hallmark-y quality of memes, this one’s central truth is undeniable: how you look in a bathing suit come June very well depends...

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SIXTY Sees: Homeshake “Nothing Could Be Better”

A warning: it takes a minute to settle into the absolute strangeness that is this video. For Homeshake’s track “Nothing Could Be Better,” Detroit-based designer and filmmaker Steve Smith created a playground of amorphous blobs capable of moves worthy of an R&B music video circa 1993. The result is...

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SIXTY Sees: Little Dragon “Lover Chanting”

There are so many things to love about this video for the song “Lover Chanting” by Little Dragon. The level of layered creativity here is absolutely top notch. In it, directors Jack Whiteley and Joe Wills take us on a double journey from two perspectives. The first: through a young...

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SIXTY Lit: January’s Must-Read Book List

There are few companions quite like a book, especially when on the road. (Aren’t books, really, the ultimate trip? Between their pages, an escape hatch – the mind’s getaway of the highest order.) A hotel of the literary sort, SIXTY makes sure to guide its guests towards tomes of note. This...

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Make Believe’s New Year’s Eve Playlist

It feels like just yesterday our Make Believe lounge made its home atop SIXTY LES. Since nightlife gurus Jack Mulqueen and Thatcher Shultz opened Make Believe‘s very pink doors in April 2018, it’s been one outrageous, music-filled event after the next. They hosted Rocky Barnes’s wedding reception, crushed Art Basel with their Make by...

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A SIXTY Guide to New Year’s Eve

Out with the old, in with the gold. This year’s been a doozy, and now—thankfully—it’s time to put it behind us. The future awaits, and it’s called 2019. What will it bring? No one knows. What we do know is that New Year’s Eve is set to be a...

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SIXTY Presents: A Not-So-Common Holiday Playlist

Christmas, Hannukah, winter solstice: whatever you observe, December is undeniably a time for food, drink, family, and friends. The music of the season is best indulged in but briefly, accompanying you while you shop or pleasantly stoking the flames of nostalgia. Too often, this soundtrack is a tight rotation of...

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Make This Holiday Season One for the Books

Ordinarily, our SIXTY holiday roundups are more, well, well-rounded. But with Hanukkah coming and going so early this year, what’s left in the happenings department happens to be mostly Christmas related. That being said, there’s plenty to enjoy, no matter what holiday you celebrate. We’ve got classic ballets, not-so-classic...

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The Colorful Masterpieces of Photographer Vivian Maier

Vivian Maier went her whole life uncelebrated. She spent her years in Chicago doting over the children of others, second fiddle to many. Maier was a nanny by profession, but she was a photographer by obsession. She shot the world around her, observing in anonymity, and then tucked her...

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Scene and Heard: The Art Basel 2018 Recap

We did it. Another Art Basel in the bag. This year, Nautilus, a SIXTY Hotel played host to some of the best events of the week. NYC gallery The Hole blew through for a night, bringing with them a performance by Young Thug. Make Believe, our transportive nightlife outfit...

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