• This Mediterranean Gem Won Our Hearts (and Our Stomachs)

    This Mediterranean Gem Won Our Hearts (and Our Stomachs)

    Nolita is home to many hip and trendy bars and restaurants and Balzem is no exception. The Mediterranean bistro gives off a rustic, intimate vibe from the moment you step in, thanks in part to its exposed brick walls, reclaimed pine wood bar, vintage mirrors and custom-made chandeliers. Additionally, you will find comfortable bistro seating, cherry wood tables and no […]

  • Combat Your Quarter Life Skin Crisis with Origins

    Combat Your Quarter Life Skin Crisis with Origins

    Famous natural skincare line, Origins, launched their first Millennial campaign recently, which aims to address both the biological and physiological changes that occur underneath the skin of people in their 20s. Through the brand’s extensive research on the most stressed out demographic in US history, they have developed the first quarter life crisis skincare product — Original Skin Renewal Serum […]

  • A New Niche in Williamsburg: Billet and Bellows

    A New Niche in Williamsburg: Billet and Bellows

    Located a few blocks off of the trendy, artsy Bedford Avenue, this bar fits right in: dim lighting, exposed brick, and light blues beckoned us into Billet and Bellows. Owner Kristina Kozak immediately welcomed us; friendly, attentive, and engaging, she told us the story behind Billet and Bellows, its transition from an antique store to a bar, and her plans […]

  • This Is What Happens When You Make Your Phone Number Public: A “Textastrophe”

    This Is What Happens When You Make Your Phone Number Public: A “Textastrophe”

    Since the creation of cellular phones, or at least the creation of texting, communication between people has changed pretty significantly. Yeah, arguments get blown out of proportion and everyone’s tone is misread, but that’s not the type of change I’m talking about, nor is that the type of change Matt Andrews addresses in his (extremely funny) book Textastrophe. The change […]

  • Chocolate Snacks to Curb Your Cravings

    Chocolate Snacks to Curb Your Cravings

    Sometimes, you just have to have it. Chocolate is one of those things that few people dislike (they must be aliens) and many people can’t get enough of. It can be difficult to curb your chocolate cravings without devouring an entire cake. Trust us, we know the struggle. But if you are looking for a little something to nosh on […]