Ismael Leyva Architects designed The Selby, now open for occupancy

The Selby Exterior

Westbury, NY Award winning architect Ismael Leyva, FAIA, has designed the new luxury mixed-use property known as The Selby, located at 695 Merrick Ave. The architecture firm was retained by The Beechwood Organization ( to design the project. The Selby ( is now open for occupancy announced Steven Dubb, principal, The Beechwood Organization.  The development […]

Juniper’s Wins First Wine Spectator Award

About the Wine Spectator AwardAfter two challenging years, during which many customers took a long hiatus from dining out, restaurants are developing innovative ways to attract diners back, no matter their preferences. From wine flights to creative, quality “mocktails” and more, restaurants around the world are pulling out all the stops with their beverage programs […]

Juniper at The Vanderbilt opens in Westbury

Everyone obsesses over the cooking and the vibe and the décor and the service, but restaurant names make and break establishments more often than you might think, and selecting one often involves nervous meetings between restaurateurs and their backers. As managing partner of Civetta Hospitality, James Mallios has participated in his share of these tedious […]