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…

Not-So Lame Gifts for Your Valentine

Valentine’s Day—the notorious holiday hated by some and loved by others. Young girls adore the special  (wear-your-best-red-outfit) holiday, full of paper hearts and candy coated sweets, while many of my 20-something friends (self included) tend to shy away from festivities promoting the over-hyped greeting card holiday. This year I’ve had mixed emotions over Cupid’s day.…