Snowpocalypse?

As a born New Yorker, when I hear that a snow storm is coming, I think of the essentials I need to purchase: wine and snacks. No, I don’t need a flashlight or three blankets kept in my car. In New York City, everything is around the corner. You can look up any restaurant you…

What’s The Point of Survival?

I don’t get the obsession with survival. I honestly don’t. I’ve held this view for a while, but last night when just trying to stop at the grocery store to pick up a bag of rock salt what I saw was chaos. Shelves stripped bare, people running around like lunatics, traffic jam in the parking…

Recap: Hoboken Relief Fund Gala

It was easy to feel the New Jersey pride during Saturday night’s Hoboken Relief Fund Gala.  Escaping to the warmth of the W Hotel, Hoboken-natives, community leaders and Manhattanites alike braved the winter weather to come out to celebrate Hoboken and continue to raise funds for the Relief Fund’s efforts to rebuild Hoboken post-Hurricane Sandy.…

Rebuild Hoboken Relief Fund’s Gala

This Saturday, February 2nd,  Rebuild Hoboken Relief Fund is hosting a Gala in an effort to spread the word about this community grassroots not-for-profit organization working to rebuild Hoboken, a city still impacted by Hurricane Sandy. This black tie-optional cocktail reception with feature guest celebrity hosts and presenters including Dancing with the Stars Anna Demidova, CBS…

SantaCon NYC hits Manhattan on 12/15

From the Facebook page, SantaCon can only be explained as “a non-denominational, non-commercial, non-political and non-sensical Santa Claus convention that occurs once a year for absolutely no reason. It’s your chance to spread holiday cheer in the most magical and absurd way possible”. AKA the Bar Crawl of all Bar Crawls. SantaCon NYC is a…

Recap: UCP of NYC’s Santa Project Party

On Monday, December 3rd, young professionals and philanthropists came out to support the United Cerebral Palsy of New York City with the 3rd Annual Santa Project Party. Proceeds from this event provide gift cards, equipment, and necessities for the charity which helps brighten their holiday season. Many of these families were directly impacted by Superstorm…

2012: A Horrible Year In Review

It’s that time of year again ladies and gentlemen: December. The time of year when single people get increasingly more miserable about having to spend the holidays alone. The time of year when people in loving relationships try to out do each other with the gift giving. And the time of year when guys who…

New York Foundling Hosts Annie the Musical

Guests to Wear a Splash of Red for Pre-show Reception Including a Live Performance by Foundling Children Among the 500 New York Foundling friends and supporters expected at the December 2nd 3:00 PM performance of “Annie the Musical,” will be Staten Island based Foundling families, many of whom have never seen a Broadway show, and…

Recap: Cherub Improv’s 2nd Annual Gala

“Over eight years ago, a lawyer, a social worker, and a media producer walked into an improv class”…and so began Cherub Improv. The Cherub Improv 2nd Annual Gala took place on Tuesday, November 13th from 7pm-10pm at Tribeca Cinemas on 54 Varick Street. The evening featured cocktails, food, music, a live and silent auction and…

Blind Barber Hosts Hurricane Sandy Benefit on 11/15

One of my favorite bar, The Blind Barber, will be hosting a Hurricane Sandy Relief Benefit on Thursday, November 15th. From 7-10pm, guests can enjoy an open Whisky & Rum Bar, while helping fundraise to those affected by the storm. For those of you who do not know about The Blind Barber, it’s in my…

First Book – Manhattan’s Winter Soirée

I’m proud to serve on the Advisory Board for First Book – Manhattan, a wonderful organization that supports childhood literacy in the New York City area. First Book – Manhattan is part of First Book’s national network of volunteer-led Advisory Boards who provide new books to children in need in communities across the country. On…

The Daily Fizz’s 3rd Annual Holiday Bazaar on 11/17

On Saturday, November 17, cocktail event producer The Dizzy Fizz is hosting the 3rd Annual Holiday Bazaar. This year, guests will have the opportunity to attend one of two sessions to enjoy the season’s most festive cocktails. Choose the afternoon session (1:00 – 4:00 p.m.) for some daytime spirits-sipping, or roll into the evening session (7:00 – 10:00…

Hey Sandy, wtf?

For any of you who may have been living under the biggest, most elevated rock in all the land, our fair city has just endured one hell of a hurricane. Thankfully, none of our writers have suffered serious damages, but in many parts of the city and tri-state area, the same cannot be said. As…

Gotham City Improv presents Wet Pajamas and Off the Top of Our Heads to Benefit Hurricane Sandy Relief

Gotham City Improv presents Wet Pajamas and Off the Top of Our Heads, Special Benefit Performance on Friday, November 9, 2012. All proceeds from both shows will be donated to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. Both casts feature veteran Improvisers, ready to make audiences laugh while helping many communities affected by…