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What The Puck!? IV is Underway

Who will take home the trophy this year? More »
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Tonsil Hockey 2: The Recap

In an embarrassing show on the ice last night, MILK Studios once again lost their shirts on the ice when The One Night Standards showed them who is boss. More »
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'What the Puck?!' Returns to the Rink at The Standard, High Line

Our annual hockey tournament has New Yorkers scrambling for ice time. Ready to rumble? More »
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The Standards Turn a Brighter (RED)

December 1st is World AIDS Day, and The Standard is joining forces with Tiesto & (RED) to dance our way into an AIDS-free generation. More »
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Ice, Ice, Baby!

Back for its third season at The Standard, New York, the ice skating rink has arrived, and there's a winter world of wonder in the works for you. I've made sure of that... More »
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Vera Wang's Ice Skating Lesson

Whenever I lace up my skates and hit the ice on the rink at The Standard, New York, I like to channel the skating greats in order to help motivate me…Boitano, Yamaguchi, Hamilton,... More »
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It's Hot Toddy Time!

There are only 3 things that make the Winter cold not only tolerable, but, dare we say, enjoyable? One is a good fireplace. Two is ice skating. Three is none other than the classic “Hot... More »
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Ice Skating in LA

The Standard, New York, may have a skating rink right in front of the building but our Los Angeles hotels have something to offer that New York will never have – ice skating in 75 degree... More »
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The Standard Ice Rink is Back!

As the last few leaves make it off the trees, we bring you the most anticipated winter treat: The Standard Ice Rink! The recent mild weather threw us for a loop, but the autumn chill has arrived... More »
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What The Puck?!

We just can’t keep up with ourselves over here at The Standard, New York!  Ain’t nobody gonna breaka our stride.  Ain’t nobody gonna hold us down.  Oh no!... More »
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Elise Overland's Ice Skating Spectacular with Johnny Weir

Over the years, I have seen many a fashion spectacle.  From a CHANEL show in LA where models were brought down the runway on private jets to a Y-3 show in NY where the Hudson River was lit... More »
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Steak and Skate - Catherine Despont

I visited The Standard Grill recently, and sat in back at the chef’s counter. Tiny bursts of flames were flaring around extravagant cuts of beef. Layers of winter clothes came off. I... More »
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Ice Skating lessons now available every Saturday at The Standard, New York. Just call (212) 784 5516 to make your reservation. More »
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Whipping 9 Year Olds On Ice

We’ve been obsessed with the ice skating rink at The Standard, New York. Everything we do is on ice. We email on ice. We tweet on ice. We take our morning double espresso on ice. The... More »
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In Unrelated Ice Skating News...

I know I have been going on and on about our dramatic Standard ice skating rink, but this kind of skating drama is not for the faint of heart.  According to Gawker, a Swedish couple... More »
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Skating With The REAL Stans, I mean, Stars

Ever since we opened softly our skating rink this past weekend, I haven’t been able to feel my frozen toes. I have been giving you some crazy Stan D’oitano moves coupled with a... More »
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Peppermint Patty Skates Her Heart Out

In honor of The Standard, New York’s new ice skating rink, a loyal Standard Culture fan, @RunWithJo, sent in this vintage Peanuts clip depicting the trials and tribulations of Peppermint... More »
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Skate Your Hearts Out

Growing up, my parents were all about winter sports.  While summers were spent on the Riviera, the winters were spent in the Swiss Alps.  It was all about skiing, skating and warm... More »