Category: Profiles of Interesting New Yorkers

Interviews and profiles of New Yorkers who make the city an interesting and exciting place to live and visit. We find chefs, entertainers, writers, dancers, artists, musicians and let all of them share their incredible work and stories.

Leonardo Cavalli: Author, Singer Delivers From The Heart In A Big Way

There are many books out there about how to better one-self after many tragic events. Whether it is substance abuse or relationships almost every angle has been covered. Among these many repeated subjects mostly from celebrities or athletes comes one from a “regular guy” speaking from the heart. Leonardo Cavalli decided to share his personal struggle after a tough divorce to the world in hopes to “open the eyes” of others to help them to avoid the same pitfall.

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Green Girls Golf Branching Out With Veteran NFL Star Ron Jaworski

GGG has been around for years serving golf enthusiasts in many ways. They have catered to every golfers needs on the course. But they have also played a big part in the charitable community. Whether it is for a children’s charity or for bringing awareness to a certain medical issue, Green Girls Golf has been there to devote their time and effort. GGG was the brain-child of CEO, Sophia Manolis whose resume reads like that of a celebrity.

Loni Efron & ilon Art Gallery: From the Archives

The uptown art scene is happening and one of the places you should visit on your cultural tour is ilon Art Gallery.

Located on 123rd between Adam Clayton and Frederick Douglas Boulevard, this very cool gallery (located in a brownstone!) is accessible by the 2/3 trains and A/C/D trains off the 125th street stop in Harlem.  I have been before and the location, curated pieces and proprietor all make for a great experience.