NYC what is your Grade?

It’s kind as if your writer was missing in action for a brief moment in time -but seriously don’t let that small amount of time off fool you. As a defense this never-ending damn Polar Vortex perhaps has played a major part in supplying an infinite amount of brain freeze -literally.  However, that’s not the…

How To Maintain A Healthy Lifestyle While Traveling

Health is one of the most overlooked elements while traveling especially by the people who are frequently in transit. This is because their mind is often preoccupied by focusing on the objective of the trip which occurs mainly on business trips or other various reasons which include: – Being away from the home environment where…

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…

Tribeca’s Best Restaurants

The TriBeCa “scene” may be relatively new compared to other parts of the city, but it has boomed in the last two decades, transforming itself into one of the most modern centers of luxury shopping, new condos and culinary creativity in all of New York. Here are our choices for must-dine experiences in this increasingly…

Leti’s Catering Features Cooking Classes

On a Monday night, I headed to the Old Bowery Station with Leti Salama from Leti’s Catering to learn how to make paella. “Paella” is a Spanish Rice Dish, that is cooked with vegetables and meat/seafood. Key ingredients always include saffron to give the dish its rich yellow color, and olive oil. Upon entering the…

Bembe: Keep it a secret

It’s a Thursday – no Friday, Saturday night and even though for whatever reason agreeing to a conclusion to the final destination in the Mecca of NYC remains stagnant. So, if that’s the case, why not throw all cards on the table, escape the 212 area code and head on down to Williamsburg – not…

Actors and Entertainment Party on 5/2

Do you like music? Acting? Comedy? Are you yourself an aspiring actor or actress? Then you have to attend The Actors and Entertainment Party on Thursday, May 2nd at 7pm. It’s a great place for up and coming actors and actresses to network with industry insiders and the event is being produced by The Set NYC.…

Wine Enthusiast Magazine’s Red & White Bash

On Thursday, May 9th, Wine Enthusiast Magazine is celebrating its 25th anniversary and hosting  “The Red and White Bash” at NYC’s Hudson Hotel. According to event producers, this libation-infused affair will bring to life “La Belle Époque and old Paris in a resplendent carnival setting.” Featuring some of the best wines in the world, a…

My Ode to Coffeeshop Bar’s “Jus”

After an extra hard sweat spinning session, I was in need of a refresher. Not wanting to throw myself into a long night of highly wired ADD a la Starbucks, I Yelp-ed “juice bars” near Union Square. Feeling like no rock hasn’t been turned in my knowledge of Union Square, I immediately expected to get University Place’s…

Big Cheesy: Say Cheeese!

Spring, I don’t know what your deal is but in the interim, what a great way to spend a sunny Saturday by over indulging in grilled cheese sandwiches. Yes, I speak of The Big Cheesy event over this past weekend and here is the skinny on how it works.  As soon as you enter, and after…

Top 8 Things to do to Get Over a Breakup in NYC

Stuck in a rut? Can’t get over a past relationship? Here’s a quick list of things to do to get over a breakup in NYC: 1. Try a new look. A new haircut and a new outfit is a great way to a fresh start. Reminding yourself you still can bring sexy back is your…

6th Annual NY Wine Expo March 1-3

Attention Wine Lovers! Get Ready to Sip & Swirl at the 6th Annual New York Wine Expo The New York Wine Expo is celebrating its 6th anniversary, March 1-3, 2013.  With only their wine glasses and taste buds to lead them, attendees can travel through the vineyards of Europe and the Mediterranean; from South America…