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Move Over Cannes
By Norah Bradford
The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is the leading public film festival in Canada screening 300 films from 60 or more countries every September attracting global attention. The 2015 festival ran for ten days screening some two hundred and eighty-eight features. The red carpet was star studded and included...
Culture On A Budget
By Clint Brownfield
New York is the undisputed cultural capital of the world and, here’s the good news--you can see lots of things around town for little cost or totally free if you do a little planning...
Punk Rock Is Alive and Well
By Denise Mercedes, Jeannie Pawlowski and Richie Realms
Earlier this year, Queens Museum was the host of the spectacular 40th Anniversary of the Ramones, and they’re self-titled first album which forever changed rock music and pop culture. The lifetime retrospective at the Queens Museum was a collaboration with Ramones Productions...
September On the Big Screen
By Pat Collins
Now Playing In A Theater Near You, The Movies You Don't Want To Miss...
Stories Connect Us
By Joan Bauer
New York Lifestyles is proud to announce Joan Bauer as a regular columnist starting in next month’s issue. She’ll be sharing everything and anything to do with books and reading....
Broadway Review with Pat Collins
By Pat Collins
On or Off Broadway, reviews of the best plays and musical theater...
20 Questions to Increase Your Political Movie IQ
By Pat Collins
With a presidential election only weeks away, it’s time to test your knowledge of past movies about Washington, campaigning, Foggy Bottom scandals, real life Presidents and fictitious ones. All the movies cited here are available on home video...
10 Ways To Update Your Fall Wardrobe
By Miki Makrillos
This fall, fashion has a feminine touch. Get the look with these stylish trends and a bit of creative mixing. All fashions and accessories from Ann Taylor, available at anntaylor.com. Give a stylish twist to a cardigan: Use an ANIMAL PRINT belt at the waist; wear with a full skirt and flats...
By Patricia Canole
Once upon a time, organic beauty products lined the bottom shelves at the local health food store. No more. The organic trend is widespread and its growth explosive. Beauty companies are reacting to consumer demands and what’s happening in the food industry. With most of us taking note of what goes inside our bodies, it’s raised the concern of what we put on the outside. Clearly, there’s never been a better time to be...
Skincare for this Season
By Doris Day, MD
As we move from summer to fall, it’s important to take stock of your skincare and diet routine to make sure you look your healthy best. When it comes to the skin, there are no shortcuts: beautiful skin means healthy skin which results in a healthy you. Autumn is my favorite time for skin health...
The Next Generation of Gluten-Free Eating
By Emily Costa
It’s become quite commonplace to see most restaurants and grocery stores offering gluten-free pasta. Makers of gluten-free items have become creative, using ingredients such as quinoa, corn, brown rice, chickpea flour and other items for a variety of delicious pasta for all to enjoy...
Everyone Needs a Pediatrician - No Matter Your Age!
By Jamie Leigh Wells, MD, FAAP
As a medical expert, I can attest pediatricians are the best. Full disclosure: I am a pediatrician. Since I believe in transparency and champion the phrase hypocrisy is my favorite, know that I am (and am not) biased. The world would be a happier and possibly healthier place if no one aged out of their pediatric...
The Key To Healthy Aging
By Mark Menolascino, MD
Healthy aging is more than just looking good. Wellness is not just lack of disease and anti-aging is not just living to 120 years old! Optimal aging is achieving your best by age 50 and staying there. No longer be satisfied with the slow decline to the nursing home. My goal is to be hiking and skiing in Jackson Hole with my grandkids...
By Cecilia Ruane
If the thought of warming up and working out leaves you cold, you’re not alone. When it comes to exercise, it’s hard to get and stay motivated. So we gathered the best information on how to perk up your workout routine...
Easy Go-To Recipes
By Shari Bilt Boockvar, MS, RDN
Does this sound like you? Your life has become so hectic that you frequently turn to a frozen entree or take-out for a quick meal. But is it satisfying? Probably not. But continuous meals such as this can not only be costly on your wallet—but health as well...
The NY Hotel Where Sleep Is The Defining Luxury
By Jessica Shepherd MD, MBA
Remember the commercials with someone falling back into a bed with fluffy pillows? The aftermath is supposed to be a long, peaceful sleep. Unfortunately many Americans do not get enough sleep. Sleep allows our brains to recharge and our bodies to rest and when we lack sleep we miss out on the benefits...
Entrepreneurs Corner: Shy Iland
By Daniel J. Bollinger
We recently met with Shy Iland, owner of Nicaland Group, a leading design, development, and manufacturing agency. Nicaland maintains offices in New York City and China and produces top-quality handbags, belts, and leather goods for well known high-end and luxury brands. We learned a great deal about this exciting part of the fashion industry...
A New Leash on Life
By Barbara Fight
Choosing a leash for your dog seems like an easy, almost mindless exercise. Right? You just pick the length you need in a color that complements your canine, and it’s a done deal. Well, not exactly. Selecting the right leash is one of the most important decisions you can make since it directly affects...
15 Minutes with Joan Hornig
By Baruch Shemtov
Designer and philanthropist Joan Hornig is a true New York force. Her eponymous line of jewelry was founded in 2003, and is sold on JoanHornig.com as well as stores around the country including Bergdorf Goodman. Hornig’s designs have been worn by a long list of boldfaced names, from Jennifer Lopez to presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, but it’s the brand’s tagline that sums up the designer’s...
My New York Story
By Victoria Ingalls
Although Lin-Manuel Miranda’s infamous lyrics for his smash Broadway hit Hamilton, were written about New York City in 1776, I think the words pretty much sum up how I feel about our city in 2016, “Look around look around...how lucky we are to be alive right now... In the greatest city in the world...New York...
Pet Events Around Town
Photos: Ctsy. Richie Schwartz|PetsPhotography.com
The 8th Annual Long Island Pet Expo in the Park will be held Saturday September 17th and Sunday September 18th in conjunction with the Long Island Family Festival at Tanner Park in Copiague, Long Island. The Festival is sponsored by the Copiague Chamber of Commerce. The Pet Expo in the Park will be open Saturday and Sunday from 11am -6pm...
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