Perry St by Jean-Georges

By Seth Fera-Schanes Perry St restaurant sits on the edge of the West Village and across the west side highway from Hudson River Park. With a modern design, cool crowd, attentive staff and of course good food, Perry St is a spot to add to your NYC restaurant list. […]

Caribbean Descent

By Marsha Clarke If you live anywhere on God’s green earth I’m willing to bet that you have a friend of Caribbean descent, especially if you live in NYC.  You probably noticed that by the start of every summer they mysteriously disappear never to be heard of until […]

Free Kayaking in the Hudson River

By Seth Fera-Schanes Free activity is a phrase that will turn heads in the city.  Free summer movies in the park, free wine and beer at a gallery opening and a personal favorite, free kayaking. If you are in the mood for an outdoor activity, the Downtown Boathouse […]

NYC Restaurant Week

New York City restaurant week occurs twice a year; once in the late winter/early spring and a second time during late summer.  Due to the popularity of these events, each restaurant week runs approximately three weeks which definitely helps with getting reservations.

Yes, Free Haircuts in New York City, including Brooklyn & Queens

Getting a free haircut and color in New York City sounds impossible, right? Not so. If you’re willing to act as a ‘hair model’ for a stylist-in-training, you can get high quality services at brand name salons including Aveda, Bumble & Bumble and Cutler. Each salon has its own rules for who can participate in the ‘hair model’ program (for example, some want curly hair, some want colored hair) and how much it costs (at many, the customer pays absolutely nothing, and at others, there is a small charge.)

Dueling Cherries

By Seth Fera-Schanes We are expanding our summer drink menu with two different versions of cherry lemonade.  Both recipes are non-alcoholic, but if you wanted to add a little rum we won’t tell anyone.  Each recipe calls for fresh cherries which are in season right now.  These drinks […]