Travel

European Summer Getaways: Our Top Five Picks!

When the travel bans are lifted and it’s safe to travel overseas again, Europe will be welcoming American tourists looking for memorable summer experiences. While travel plans may need some adjusting during these times, as long as everybody is smart and takes the appropriate precautions, you can still enjoy a magical vacation across Europe. So for your summer getaway to…read more
Fashion

Talking Fashion Trends And Beyond With Designer Donna Leah!

Miami-based and New York raised Donna Leah has dressed everyone from Sharon Osborne to Cyndi Lauper with her unexpected and sexy designs. This FIT educated designer is proud to design for women of all ages and is currently based in Miami where the pace, rhythms and colors inspire her to design nearly everyday. Donna’s designs are so diversified and so…read more
Lifestyle

This Is How Long It Will Take To Binge Watch Your Favorite Property Shows!

For the duration of the Covid-19 lockdown, we will undoubtedly be consuming a lot of television. Home improvement shows will be among the popular options to watch – not just for the entertainment value but also for the insightful information and inspiration they may provide homeowners to start their own DIY projects while on lockdown. Interested in home improvement and…read more
Fashion

Fresh European Trends You’ll Find On The Streets Of New York This Spring!

Spring is beckoning, and New York catwalks have already showcased the most fashionable designs for the upcoming season. But keep in mind that European styles for Spring 2020 that already showcased last year have crept into the American fashion scene driven by fashionistas' increasing desire for stylish yet comfortable attire. Here is a low down on what to look out…read more
Food

Capital Grille: My Idea Of The Ultimate V-Day Dinner Hot Spot!

What is my top choice for a great, classically romantic Valentine’s (or Galentine’s) Day? It is Capital Grille—because I love nothing better than a super consistent steakhouse with white glove service and Capital Grille is just that.They not only have my very favorite grilled filet mignon (in a generous 10 ounce portion) always done to the exact temperature that I…read more
Lifestyle

Check Out These Valentine’s Day “Quick Pick” Gifts—All Under $100!

Simple but romantic gifts that are reasonably priced are what most Valentine's Day celebrants are looking for! We've come up with some "quick picks" that work for people of all ages and tastes! These hot pink bamboo themed hoops by Gold And Honey are unique because they are clear and they have the type of self-closing posts that keep them…read more
Food

Little Italy In The Bronx Probably Has The Greatest Restaurant Week Of All!

I make about four pilgrimages to the Bronx's Little Italy which is on and around Arthur Avenue in the Belmont section because besides counting on a very solid Southern Italian meal of very high quality and shareable size portions, it's tons of fun to visit the old school speciality food stores in the neighborhood. The super "must shop" spots for…read more
Entertainment

New York’s Iconic Sites: Why They’re Still A Must To Visit Whether You’re A Local Or A Tourist!

New York is home to some of the most amazing places in the world, and millions of us are so lucky to call it home. I wanted to share my “my must-see places” of New York for the first time visitors that may even be a bit overpublicized—but truth be told, as famous as they are, some locals have never…read more
Lifestyle

All Hail The Kale: Celebrity Inspired Fitness For Us Regular Folks!

All body types are perfect and should be celebrated! However, you may want to develop a better version of yourself through a better lifestyle, body and mindset, possibly from the inspiration of your favorite celebrity. If you are super into pop culture and want to try some celebrity-approved diet and workout regimes, we got some good news below! If these are your goals,…read more
Entertainment

Unveiling Macy’s Holiday Windows: Always A Magical New York Moment!

I was so excited to be invited to the unveiling of Macy’s holiday windows last night. The theme of this year’s display is Believe In The Wonder. The six magical front Macy’s windows facing Herald Square/Sixth Avenue takes viewers through a journey with Santa Girl and her adventure on the spirit of the holidays. There was a lot of fanfare…read more
Lifestyle

Loews Regency Gives Thanks: An Unforgettable Holiday Season Influencer Event!

I recently joined a bunch of influencers, Loews execs and party planners for one of Loews Regency's elegant fetes called Loews Regency Gives Thanks. All of the suites including the highly touted Nate Berkus designer one were open for guests to wander about in--but there was something special to do or eat in the room of each suite (well, not…read more
Food

The Black Ant: Authentic Mexican Fare (With And Without Insects)!

The quaint Black Ant--located in a classic East Village walkup at 60 Second Avenue between 3rd and 4th Streets--is always crowded with people who want authentic Mexican fare, the majority of it made with grasshoppers and ants. Being a little chicken, I stuck to their non-insect dishes which were generous in size and totally wowed my taste buds--but not without…read more
Lifestyle

Loving The Loews Experience!

I had a ton of fun at the recent Taste Of Loews event at the legendary Regency Bar & Grill inside the legendary Loews Regency at 61st Street and Park Avenue—one of the great hotel gems of the Upper East Side. There were chefs from several other Loews properties including the newly renovated one in St. Louis. Despite being such…read more
Lifestyle

OCRA’s STYLE LAB: An Unforgettable Evening Of Shopping, Food, Music & More!

On November 6th, Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance (OCRA) presented STYLE LAB (formerly known as SUPER SATURDAY) hosted by Maggie Gyllenhaal and Kate Mara and a few hundred members of New York's chicest nightlife crowd. Dancing and background tunes were spun by DJ Michele Pesce and the evening ended with a "greatest hits" musical performance by En Vogue! It was truly…read more
Food

Letting Loose At Rick’s Cabaret

I have a confession to make: I had never been inside a NYC gentleman's club until last night when I got a lovely invitation from Rick's Cabaret publicist Jules Feiler to come check out the hors d'oeuvres and meet chef Jayson Margulies upstairs in the VIP lounge area along with a few lifestyle blogger pals. This 10,000 foot three-story club…read more
Entertainment

Roy Orbison & Buddy Holly: The Rock ‘N’ Roll Dream Tour Is My Idea Of A Dream Classic Rock Concert!

To say that I am excited about getting to see Roy Orbison & Buddy Holly: The Rock 'N' Roll Dream Tour at the State Theater in New Brunswick, NJ, on November 12th (right after my birthday) is an understatement. My brother who is a VP at a company well-known for getting classic rock acts mechanical royalties they are due turned…read more
Lifestyle

Taking In The New Target On The Upper East Side (Yes, I Was The First Customer On Official Opening Day!)

I have been constantly walking past 1201 Third Avenue (between 69th and 70th Streets) watching week by week as Target was being created. I was happy to hear that although there was a soft opening complete with ribbon cutting on Wednesday, October 16th, the official opening day was Sunday, October 20th. Yours truly was the first in the door and…read more
Lifestyle

Having Fun At GBK’s Annual Official NYC Wine & Food Festival Celebrity/Press Gifting Lounge

I was very excited to get on the guest list for GBK Productions' Annual NYFCC Gifting Lounge at the Parker Hotel (formerly Le Parker Meridien) on West 57th between Sixth and Seventh Avenues. There were nearly a dozen unique brands there to give press and celebs--and those celebs included Neil Patrick Harris, Whoopi Goldberg, Alain Ducasse and Cuba Gooding, Jr.…read more