For all of you live music lovers, there’s finally a music festival coming to NYC – OK, near NYC – this month! Liberty State Park in Jersey City will be hosting the 3-day long All Points West Music & Arts Festival Friday, July 31st, Saturday, August 1st and Sunday, August 2nd.
Hoping to channel your inner Oktoberfest this summer? Well strap on those lederhosen and lace up that dirndl. We’ve found five local beer gardens that will have you yodeling in no time at all. Prost! An oldie but always a goodie, the Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden in Astoria has been serving up steins and <... >
OK, so I know it’s the middle of July and technically it’s been summer for almost a month but I still haven’t purchased a new swimsuit. The crazy New York weather we’ve been having hasn’t had making me think of bikinis and flip flops but more along the lines of galoshes and those hideous, unflattering <... >
Everyday, I ride the subway from my Brooklyn apartment into Manhattan for work. I never look up from the book I’m reading or turn off the tunes in my headphones to stop and enjoy the beautiful views of lower Manhattan and Brooklyn right outside the train car windows. Every once in a while I’ll catch <... >
The Italians have Little Italy, the Chinese have Chinatown and Latin Americans have Spanish Harlem but what about the French? Aside from a croissant here and a bistro there France is definitely not represented the way some other cultures are in New York. And since I’m sure many of us aren’t planning a trip to <... >
Anyone whoever said fashion wasn’t important certainly hasn’t been to FIT recently. For their latest installment, the Museum at FIT’s creative team has curated a masterful collection of over 100 pieces, simply titled “Fashion & Politics.” The exhibit takes visitors on a tour of fashion throughout the last 200 years, with iconic pieces that coincide <... >
I have a confession to make. I’ve got an obsession, no an addiction to beauty products. I can’t get enough! Though I have my favorites that I use religiously, I always want to try the latest and greatest, the new and improved and…ohh someone slap me! Back to reality, the most taxing part of my <... >
When I wake up on the weekends to a beautiful New York City day, al fresco dining is the first thing on my mind! As an outdoor dining enthusiast and a downtown dweller, here (in no particular order) are my top five restaurant picks for summertime snacking. Cowgirl Who doesn’t love killer margaritas in boot-shaped <... >
As one of our loyal readers, I’m sure you’ve already checked out Beauty Editor, Amy Sciaretto’s must-haves for the summer. She’s sort of obsessed with Avon’s Summer Lip Sensations that include the Pro 3-in-1 Lip Wand, the SpectraColor Lipstick and the Ultra Color Rich Extra Plump Lipstick.
Welcome to the birdcage ladies. This season, it’s all about architectural angles with caged footwear. Designers like YSL and Stella McCartney are taking your feet hostage while simultaneously producing a great trickle down effect to more reasonably priced designers and boutiques. So even though your feet are behind bars, you don’t have to be a <... >