By Seth Fera-Schanes Summer in the city is a showcase of the weather’s emotions. Hot and humid one minute, pouring rain the next. 90 degrees on a Saturday and 66 on Sunday. The ups and downs can be a little hard to understand but there are perfect moments […]
By Elissa Gilbert I’m a New York native, and I like to think I’ve been all through the city. But I’ve never spent time in the East Village. It’s very far east, but that was just my excuse: the East Village intimidated me. Between Hells Angels, punk rock, […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes The Harlem Arts Festival (HAF) continues to build on its annual tradition as it open this Friday and runs through Sunday. The kickoff will be at Ginny’s Supper Club and Red Rooster with performances running from 7pm until 11:30 (tickets are available for purchase for […]
While Broadway churns out magical and sensationalized works; there are others few know about that return to a forgotten part of life the “human spirit”. The Producing Club and Ctemko have put together a play that encompasses the very fabric of the human condition. The play “A Place to Come Home To” delves into the life of two brothers years after WW II and how each was on opposite sides. Both are of German decent but live in America. One was supportive of the American effort while the other chose to raise the Nazi flag.
The lights and glitz of Manhattan are a serious draw for anyone looking for excitement. But once you land there the question arises, “Ok where do we go now?” For any club goers there are not many choices as there were during the height of the club scene in the 80’s. But there are a few that stand out like Space, Pacha, Webster Hall and more. Yet these are big room clubs that lack the intimacy that many club goers look for.
By Elissa Gilbert You walk past palm trees in the sun-filled atrium of the Winter Garden to the entrance of Le District, so visiting the new Francophiliac shop in Battery Park City brought the Riviera to mind more than Paris. The decadence of a French vacation starts as […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes I have said it before and I will say it again; Harlem is happening. If you are in the neighborhood and looking to get a little work done, grab some food or relax with a delicious cup of coffee then stop by Astor Row Cafe. […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes The Harlem Meer is a lake located at the north eastern corner of Central Park. It is easily accessible by the 2,3 train or the B,C or 6 trains but those require a little additional walking time. If you decide to head up to the […]
By Katie Donovan At the beginning of every week, I check my weather app on my iPhone to see what the week has in store for me, and my fellow New Yorkers. While last week showed that Tuesday should have snowed, it barely did. I must have missed […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes The moment you enter Murray’s Cheese, located in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village, you know you are in someplace special. A cheese shop that was started in the 1940’s, Murray’s ranks high among the other New York food greats like Zabar’s, Russ and Daughters and Barney Greengrass. […]