- Howard Sobel Skin & Spa
960A Park Avenue, at 82nd Street, 212-288-0060
In the age of Botox parties, it’s tempting to get your forehead furrows dosed at the most convenient locale. But results do vary significantly, so it’s key to go to a pro—and it’s hard to come by appointments with Botox gurus Fred Brandt or Patricia Wexler. Howard Sobel’s top-notch cosmetic-surgery center combines a medical office with the luxe atmosphere of a spa ($500 per area treated). And you can get a facial first.
From the 2003 Best of New York issue of New York Magazine
So what exactly does “best” mean in a city with thousands of pizza joints, hundreds of celebrity masseuses, and museum-worthy concept shops on every corner? Well, in the case of this, our annual “Best of New York” roundup, there’s a heavy emphasis on what’s new or what has somehow remained virtually unheard of (until now, of course).