Archive for June, 2013

by / on June 29, 2013 at 2:24 pm / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Celebrating the 4th in NYC

The Fourth of July is less than a week away, which means it’s almost time for fireworks, BBQs and your very best Americana garb. Not heading to the Hamptons or the shore? Below are a few ways to celebrate the nation’s big b-day in the Big Apple. July 3rd Evelyn Drinkery is kicking off the holiday with music by the […]

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by / on June 28, 2013 at 2:00 pm / in Bottoms Up

Drink Up For the 4th of July

If you really want to see fireworks this Fourth of July, we recommend imbibing in the best drinks to add that extra oomph to your holiday weekend. We’ve got all your favorite liquors, patriotic colors, and delicious boozy popsicles. With these phenomenal concoctions, you’ll be drinking to your heart’s content…we just pray you don’t end up singing the Star-Spangled Banner […]

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by / on June 28, 2013 at 11:15 am / in Food For Thought

Get Grilling This Summer!

Now that summer is in full swing and the 4th of July is right around the corner, it’s time to get on planning those summer barbeque menus! But the old standbys of hamburgers and hot dogs –as delicious as they may be –are not so waistline friendly for those of us looking to stay in top swimsuit shape throughout the […]

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by / on June 28, 2013 at 10:00 am / in Beyond the Boroughs

Summer’s Best Travel Deals, Near and Far

If you’re anything like me, and every other New Yorker I know, the thought of spending most summer weekends in the city is nothing short of anxiety provoking. With excessive heat literally oozing from every building in existence and no way to hit the beach without the hideous traffic or too-uncomfortable-for-words subway ride in beach gear, staying organized and well-informed […]

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by / on June 27, 2013 at 12:40 pm / in Dress to Impress

Stars, Stripes and Sparkles

Fourth of July is the nation’s day to be as patriotic as possible, in just about everything from clothes to plates. The opportunities to dress up on this fun filled day are just about endless, so long as you include a little red, white, and blue. While not everyone is into going to see the fireworks, here are some outfit […]

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by / on June 27, 2013 at 10:50 am / in The Twisted Library

Remembering Nora Ephron – Beyond the Films

June 26th marked the one-year anniversary of the great Nora Ephron’s death. Best known for writing classic romantic comedies like When Harry Met Sally… and Sleepless in Seattle, Ephron’s journalistic and literary achievements are sometimes forgotten. The daughter of two screenwriters, and one of four sisters, all of whom became writers of some sort, her pedigree and talent were obvious […]

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by / on June 27, 2013 at 9:55 am / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Your Guide to Summer in NYC

Weekends in NYC are active, fun, and really help you unwind after a long work week, but there are also great weekday happy hours and plenty of spruced up menus to entice your inner foodie. If you want to be in the know on what’s happening in NYC, then keep reading because summer in the city is sure going to […]

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by / on June 26, 2013 at 11:15 am / in Food For Thought

Marco Polo Ristorante Celebrates 30 Years!

Marco Polo Ristorante in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, just celebrated an iconic anniversary in the restaurant industry. Thirty (30) years this beloved Italian restaurant has won the hearts and stomachs of locals, families, and generations of New Yorkers. Joseph Chirico, the owner, immigrated in 1964 where he then founded Marco Polo Ristorante. People thought he was crazy for opening a fine dining […]

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by / on June 26, 2013 at 10:00 am / in Dress to Impress

Masculine Chic: Guide to Men’s Summer Fashion

  Written by Sandra Rose Salathe It’s no secret that us woman spend a sufficient amount of time obsessing over what to wear. With the weather heating up, (thanks to the start of summer), that obsession transforms into a full on state of mania. But what a lot of us woman fail to realize is that men have just as […]

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by / on June 25, 2013 at 3:51 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

Star Spangled Vacations

Planning your 4th of July weekend can be stressful. Many places book up fast and cost quite a pretty penny. Nix the at-home barbeque and do something nice for yourself this holiday weekend! Looking for a hot getaway? Check in to the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Arizona, for its third annual ‘Fourth of July Freedom Fest,’ taking place July 4-7th. […]

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