Let's Go Out
By Laila Trobian
Residents of New York have long known their home is one of the most coveted locations in the country - access to Manhattan’s sights, sounds and tastes are just minutes away. Below you will find some suggestions for dining in the city....
Think Pink! Drink Pink! Wines for Summer
By Karen Feld
Summertime, and we cannot seem to get enough of Rose. It is a refreshing alternative to white and pairs similarly with food. The red fruit from the grape skins (used to make red wine) lend versatility to Rose. Here is our picks of some of the best Roses and whites from California for al fresco sipping with or without food nibbles whether at the beach or in the city this summer...
A Sample of the Best NYC Vegetarian Hotspots
By Jitendra Bhojwani
With vegetarianism on the rise, even celebrities are getting increasingly vocal about it. But many people still believe that being vegetarian means stifling your natural cravings for tasty food. Irrespective of whether you favor or oppose this statement, you probably have a friend or two (or a few) who is a confirmed vegetarian. While that may not affect your friendship a bit, it does pose a problem when you want...
Lawrence Scott Events: Master of the Extraordinary
By Victoria Ingalls
A signature Lawrence Scott Event offers guests a chance to enter a magical environment that allows them to escape and connect in a magnificent space unlike any other. Event themes are limitless and have covered weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, birthdays, charity galas, corporate events, sports themed events and more – no challenge is too big for this events guru and his team of skilled caterers and party planners...
MADE IN NY: Manhattan Moonshine
By Virginia Ingalls
With cocktail culture booming in New York, there is certainly no shortage of Speakeasies and high-end mixology bars in the City. What some of the best ones have in common is a revolutionary new Silver Whiskey called Manhattan Moonshine, which is rapidly emerging as a number one choice for the discerning drinkers of New York...
Recipe of the Month
By Elizabeth Howes
Summer Fig and Caramelized onion Salad with Aged Balsamic reduction
For years, this has been my go-to flavor combination for parties because of its broad appeal and versatility. California figs are available almost year-round, but the richest, most decadent fruit typically hits in August through early October. It’s worth seeking out a couple of varieties for this salad...
How to Age Gracefully… Do it in French
By Doris Day, MD
"How old are you?” Such a simple question, only four words, but even when asked in the privacy of the exam room, by a white-coat clad physician, the response is hesitation, cringing, stress and increased blood pressure, and the evocation of the “fight or flight” mechanism usually reserved for bear attacks. Some even might say the legislators that put the HIPAA laws into place were really trying to protect this one “awful”...
By Daniel J. Bollinger
Located in Greenwich Village is the recently opened meditation studio MNDFL Meditation. MNDFL offers 30-45 minute classes all day long with 27 different teachers all certified in varying disciplines. MNDFL offers a range of meditation classes from the complete beginner to the master...
Breaking Sweat in the Meatpacking District
By Jessica Shepherd MD, MBA
What is the best way to learn about your neighborhood? Explore it! The Meatpacking district is full of fashion houses, hip restaurants, exclusive boutiques and is much more than the nightlife that many associate as being all it has to offer. This community is at the peak of fitness and wellness thanks to Lauren Danziger, the executive director of The Meatpacking District’s Sweat Sessions...
Following the World’s Elite Film Festivals
By Norah Lawlor
New York lovers of film and Industry watchers set your calendars – while there are over 2,000 annual film festivals in the world, only a handful remain truly renowned. Attendees have the opportunity to critique each film and gain insight on the latest developments in the industry. These elite festivals also provide access to financing, professional advice, and access to some of the world’s most famed celebrities...
The Hamptons Delivers Good Times for Great Causes
By Lillian Langevin
The serene seaside villages that make up the Hamptons are best known for their white, sandy beaches, fabulous homes, and incredible parties. It’s also a summer hotspot for great charity events for worthy causes across the East End. Join the party this summer while giving back for these wonderful charities...
July On the Big Screen
By Pat Collins
Now Playing In A Theater Near You, The Movies You Don't Want To Miss...
Pat Collins’ Picks Of New Home Video Releases
By Pat Collins
Upcoming DVD & Blu-Ray Releases that you don't want to miss...
Broadway Review with Pat Collins
By Pat Collins
On or Off Broadway, reviews of the best plays and musical theater...
Time for Tee: Golf
By Jeffrey Bradford
Golfers often discuss the merits of which golf club to use for which shot on a particular hole of a certain course with great regularity. Considering the best putter for the greens – a mallet head versus blade – can lead to a discussion of epic proportions. What however is far less often discussed is the element of every shot in the game of golf – the golf ball itself...
Entrepreneurs Corner: Stefani Markowitz
By Victoria Ingalls
My family led the way for me to get into the real estate business. My grandfather, Richard Friedman, brought Rutenberg to Manhattan in 2007 but he had, for years, been developing the idea and been involved in numerous lucrative real estate deals. Basically, you could say my interest was triggered...
Help Your Best Friend Survive the Dog Days of Summer
By Dr. Heather Loenser
The dog days of summer are officially here, and if you’re feeling the heat...chances are your pets are, too. They may not complain about it like we do, but do not for a second believe they can easily handle hours of outdoor activity. Their ancestors knew instinctively how to keep cool, but our pampered pooches need help...
15 Minutes with Miguel Antoinne
By Baruch Shemtov
Miguel Antoinne's eponymous line of menswear is all made in New York City, a rarity in an industry where manufacturing continues to be sent overseas. With a growing business at his flagship Wooster Street boutique and on his website www.miguelantoinne.com, the designer is striving to build a fashion empire inspired by the Big Apple itself...
My New York Story
By Mary Travis Bassett, MD, MPH
I have lived in Inwood, the northernmost neighborhood in Manhattan, for the past 15 years. And, unlike many New Yorkers, I live in the neighborhood in which I actually grew up. I’m proud to call Inwood home. “Upstate Manhattan,” as some call this area, has great natural charm and green spaces – Inwood Park has an original growth forest...
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