Though there are in-arguably many perks to the American holiday Labor Day, it may well be that one of the best perks for New York City is also one of the newest.
Pig Island, a relatively new event hosted on Governor’s Island, was scheduled for September 1 this year, the same weekend as Labor [...]
New York City has never been a place well known for its mild tempo and easy market. Many journey to the city in search of dreams and opportunities and find themselves outbound sooner rather than later. Multi-tasking musician Cheryl Engelhardt has mastered the art of balance and utilization of business ideals to drive her [...]
The term “charity event” is often associated with the idea of elegantly dressed women and men in tuxedos mingling about in a fancy room with stemmed glasses and large donations for a good cause. At the 28th Annual Ultimate Summertime Party, charity was beautifully wrapped in a package appealing and available to all New [...]
If someone told me in 2012 that I’d be on an off-road track in a new Jeep with the intoxicating smell of new car just a few hundred feet from the East River, it probably would have elicited a confident look of sarcasm. Yet last weekend at Catalpa NYC on Randall’s Island, I found [...]
Since moving to New York from small-town Texas, I have definitely had my fair share of Italian food, both delicious and not so great. I’ve journeyed my way from the Upper East Side to Prospect Park in Brooklyn sampling family sized Italian dinners as well as hole-in-the-wall meals that seemed to be straight from [...]
For many, history doesn’t have a reputation as the most riveting subject. Creative forces behind the production of The Real Rosie the Riveter oral archives hosted by NYU’s Tamiment Library and available online have made strides in changing that opinion.
“The Real Rosie the Riveter Project” was dreamed to life by executive producer Elizabeth [...]
March: In like a lion, out like a lamb. Unless you’re near New York’s Lower East Side. In that case, the most interesting thing about the beginning of March very well may be the LES Film Festival.
Hosted just before spring every year, the LES Film Festival is a collection of films made [...]
Imagine the excitement ticket-holders for a Fendi show feel the day before they take their seats to watch elegant models parade the most luxurious art the fashion world has to offer. Multiply that by a very large number, add a palpable degree of tension and perhaps even a dash of fear, and we’ve established [...]
There’s nothing like the lover’s favorite holiday to remind a single girl of her current situation. Valentine’s Day can wreak havoc on a woman with no particular guy to turn to. Thankfully, in a city this big, remedies abound. For three years running, this journalist spends February 14 with the most amazing woman in [...]