Ringing in the New Year at the Crossroads of the World

Celebrating New Year’s Eve by watching “the ball” drop on TV in Times Square is an iconic American tradition. Celebrating in real life is another experience altogether. I was fortunate to be in Times Square to celebrate the start of 2013. I was more fortunate to be able […]

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West Village Beer Night

By Michael Ibrahim 124 Old Rabbit Club: 124 MacDougal St New York, NY 10012 Here is a classic hole in the wall place that is hidden in the middle of the busiest part of MacDougal street.  There are no signs for this bar so you might have to look around a bit.  […]

The Santas Are Coming

By Seth Fera-Schanes Every year in New York around mid-December a very interesting thing happens.  Similar to the great Wildebeest migration of the Serengeti or Monarch butterflies traversing North America, thousands upon thousands of Santa Claus’ begin to congregate in midtown Manhattan.  It is the annual SantaCon and […]

Van Cortlandt Park – Bronx

By Seth Fera-Schanes Take the 1 train to its last stop in the Bronx and you will find yourself on the sidewalk standing at the entrance of Van Cortlandt park.  This park offers scenic walking, challenging running trails and cross country courses, large ponds and the first public […]

A Fall Day in Central Park

New York is steadily transitioning into winter.  Most of the leaves are off the trees, eggnog lattes are in abundance and pea-coats are out in full force. I am ready for winter but right around this time every year I feel a a tinge of longing for the last few days of […]

Tres Terrific Tapas

By Melissa Limberg Tapas style dining is one of the most underrated experiences I have come across. The art of creating small dishes to share is truly an engaging way to enjoy a meal with friends. For those of you unfamiliar with this, I think it works best […]

HelpUsAdopt.org + InterMix

By Melissa Limberg I would like to give a huge thanks to HelpUsAdopt.org for having me at their event on Wednesday night.  It was fabulous, it was fashionable, and financially successful thanks to some big hearts dropping some big bills!  (Though I will throw in the fact that I’m […]