Archive for August, 2014

by / on August 29, 2014 at 10:30 am / in Bottoms Up

Cheers to Labor Day Weekend

Every year summer flies by in a blink of an eye and soon the days will be shorter and the nights will be cooler. Labor Day marks the unofficial end of the season and is a weekend full of BBQs, parties and drinking. Whatever you choose to do this weekend, it’s time to relax, unwind and have some boozy fun. Here […]

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by / on August 28, 2014 at 11:22 am / in Food For Thought

Fresh Fruit Vinegar: A Kick of Fruit in Each Bottle

Fresh Fruit Vinegars are products that are very foreign to me and I am glad that I have been introduced to something that has changed the way I eat salads! I now use Fresh Fruit Vinegars in all my salads because it gives them that extra kick. The biggest upside is that I don’t have to use dressing on my […]

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by / on August 27, 2014 at 11:30 am / in Dress to Impress

Love Premium Denim: The Everyday Woman’s Denim

The most confusing item of clothing that a woman can ever shop for is jeans. When a woman does find a pair of jeans that are perfect for her, the best thing to do is take advantage and buy a dozen or more; or maybe that’s just me. Love Premium Denim is a brand that not only seems like it makes […]

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by / on August 26, 2014 at 3:25 pm / in Bottoms Up

Celebrate National Coffee Month with Coffee Cocktails

  Coffee cocktails. Coffee…cocktails. I have to repeat that a few times to fully comprehend what exactly this is. Because as someone that is a coffee junkie and who also likes to once in a while have a brewski or two, this puts me in a state of euphoria. I can’t be the only one that feels this way, right? […]

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by / on August 26, 2014 at 11:40 am / in Til the Sun Comes Up

Dining and Drinking with Class at Rooftop 48

If Rooftop 48 was a person I would probably slap a ring on him and marry him. The quality of the food, combined with the quality of the mixed drinks were outstanding. When I first arrived at the restaurant there were not many people so I had a chance to really look at the area. You have the option of eating indoors or […]

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by / on August 25, 2014 at 2:33 pm / in Food For Thought

Calexico is Cooler Than Cool

What started as a promising taco cart in the streets of New York City has quickly blossomed into well-known restaurant franchise. Calexico is born of three brothers who hail from a place actually called Calexico…bordering between California and Mexico. The area is a mishmash of people, culture and food, and the brothers behind Calexico sought to bring the cuisine they loved to […]

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by / on August 21, 2014 at 1:05 pm / in Food For Thought

Pakistani Food On The Go

I had the honor and pleasure of meeting with the owner of Desi Shack, Yasmin Ibrahim to get a sense and taste of her popular Pakistani restaurant.  Overall I was very impressed with the service, vibe, and the food that they had to offer. Desi Shack is a design-your-own meal type of Pakistani restaurant. There is a very chill and […]

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by / on August 20, 2014 at 2:15 pm / in Food For Thought

Behind The Red Doors

On the corner of 114th Street and Pleasant Avenue in East Harlem sits a restaurant that every foodie dreams to dine at, but few are able to walk through the red doors. Since its opening in 1896, Rao’s has entertained past presidents, celebrities and everyone in between, while serving family style Italian cuisine. The intimate Rao’s experience begins when you are […]

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by / on August 19, 2014 at 1:00 pm / in Dress to Impress

Throw Your Hands Up for HONNS

With only a few official weeks left of summer, you are probably dreading transitioning into thinking of fall weather (we don’t blame you). However, if you need a little incentive to get remotely excited about the upcoming change of seasons, HONNS might just be something to look forward to. The company, which merges fashion with function, produces some super hot […]

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by / on August 18, 2014 at 12:53 pm / in Get Cultured

Fringe NYC presents Urban Momfare

Every year I am excited for August to roll around for two reasons; my mother’s birthday and The Fringe NYC Festival. Whether volunteering at the various venues during the festival or just sitting back and watching the different plays, I always enjoy the festival. This year the Fringe festival is celebrating its 18th anniversary and this year’s catchy theme is “Fringe […]

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