The Place in the West Village

Since 1998, the Place has been a hidden gem of the West Village. Its three room establishment is cozy and homey, complete with oak beamed ceilings and slate floors that create an old world setting, perfect for intimate meals, whether brunch with friends or a night with your beloved. Known for its mouthwatering modern European…

Phyllida Lloyd’s All-Female Julius Caesar Reenactment

New York City has always been a focal point for plays and theater performances, whether original works or creative transformations of old classics. This fall, the Donmar and St. Ann’s Warehouse will be showcasing a capturing and unique reproduction of William Shakespeare‘s Julius Caesar. Directed by Phyllida Lloyd this rendition of the immortal story is…

Rebirth: Recent Work by Mariko Mori at Japan Society

On Friday October 11, the Japan Society Gallery opened its doors to reveal an exhilarating exhibition that takes viewers literally out of this world. This fall exhibition titled Rebirth: Recent Work by Mariko Mori consists of works by globally renowned Japanese artist Mariko Mori who first rose to fame in the 1990’s with her eclectic…

Banksy’s Better Out Than In Hits New York

Forget the Met and forget the Guggenheim, if you want to see real art, in all its original boldness and vitality, the streets is where you need to be. Throughout October, the city will be literally transformed into a museum of modern art, featuring graffiti paintings by renowned English street artist Banksy. Banksy’s month long…

2013 Rock the Bells Hip-Hop Festival

In 2004, Guerilla Union, now one of Americas leading urban lifestyle brands created Rock the Bells, a Southern California based hip-hop festival. The first festival included performances by DJ Abel, Redman and the Wu-Tang Clan and was an immense hit, leading it to branch out from its SoCal roots to other cities around the country…

2013 Fall Affordable Art Fair

Van Gogh and da Vinci are names that will pass on throughout times. Their pieces will forever be engraved in our minds as the original classics that left the world in awe, whether by their portrayals of a scream, or a smile. But just because contemporary artists have both ears intact, and are not complete…

Anna Nicole Opera in Brooklyn

Opera – the timeless mélange of librettos and musical scores that wrenches hearts and tickles funny bones has reached a new stage in its long lived life. While classics like The Marriage of Figaro and Carmen can never be replaced, they can share the spotlight with new and upcoming productions such as Anna Nicole, this decades bold and enthralling new…

2013 Electric Zoo Festival

The time has come again for Labor Day weekend and while many might be flocking to the beaches for the last time or taking speedy getaway trips, thousands will be rushing to Randall’s Island Park for one of the city’s most notorious summer musical events: The Electric Zoo Festival. First conceived in 2009, Electric Zoo…

Franchia Vegan Cafe and Tea House

According to the Vegetarian Times, 7.3 million Americans are vegetarian while 1 million are vegan. As science develops and more research is conducted on living a healthy life, it is becoming more apparent that adopting a vegetarian inclined lifestyle is much healthier for people of all ages. However, sometimes it is hard to maintain such…

PUNK: Chaos to Couture at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The 1980’s were a timeless period when people, primarily the youth in the United Kingdom and the United States rebuffed their peaceful and psychedelic 1970 counterparts and adopted a much more aggressive and anarchical stance which was popularized by music icons such as the Sex Pistols. leading to the development of a new genre of…

Serendipity 3

I’ve always thought that restaurant names are superfluous and meaningless. Half the people I know go to Shake Shack and get everything on the menu but the shakes. Others go to restaurants so famous for their Mexican food they’re named after one of their dishes and order Chinese food instead. But my point of view…

Lombardi’s: America’s First Pizzeria

When you walk down any street in the city you are bound to spot at least one pizzeria with bright neon lights claiming to be home to the best slices in town. But there is only one place in the city, and in the nation that can stake claim to being the first, original pizzeria,…