Archive for May, 2015

by / on May 28, 2015 at 2:40 pm / in Blushing Beaut

Fabulous Fitness Finds

If you’re a workout buff, then you know that there are just some things you can’t live without. Whether you work up a sweat in the gym, at a class, outside, or in the pool, you can never leave home without the essentials. No matter what season, these fabulous fitness finds will keep you going like the energizer bunny. Doing […]

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by / on May 27, 2015 at 2:05 pm / in Get Cultured

Mental Health in the Arts: NYC Community Spotlight

May is like January, a gate into so much of the year. Summer is about to start. The big blockbusters start coming out in the movie theaters and we willingly pay around $18 a ticket. Pools, parks, restaurants are about to start blossoming out of nowhere. Tourists start flooding our streets on a more regular basis, being somehow more lost than […]

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by / on May 26, 2015 at 2:00 pm / in Food For Thought

Lobster & Tipples on the Water

  What’s better than eating fresh lobster in the summer in New York City? Eating fresh lobster in the summer in New York City on a boat! North River Lobster Company is in its second year as the city’s first and only floating lobster shack. Located at Pier 81 on the Hudson River, the boat plays home to a three-floor […]

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by / on May 22, 2015 at 2:25 pm / in The Twisted Library

Oh! You Pretty Things: Life in Hollywood

Written by Shanna Mahin, Oh! You Pretty Things follows Jess Dunne, a recently divorced California native, as she navigates through the not-so-glamorous side of Hollywood. The third generation Hollywood barista/aspiring chef goes from job to job, usually not giving any notice and is struggling to make ends meet. Make no mistake. Jess doesn’t actually want to be an actor, but […]

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by / on May 21, 2015 at 11:40 am / in Food For Thought

Ambrose Beer & Lobster is Your New Summer Staple

If you’re looking for a new place to enjoy beverages outdoors as the warm weather rolls in, look no further than Ambrose Beer & Lobster. Located on the breezy, cobblestoned streets of the South Street Seaport in lower Manhattan, this airy pub invites you to imbibe and celebrate the freedom of summer in a casual, laid back atmosphere. The newest addition to The […]

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by / on May 20, 2015 at 2:10 pm / in Food For Thought

Eons: Healthy, Fast and Convenient Greek Food

I have never tasted Greek food before, aside from the pitas that street vendors sell, but EONS creates true and authentic Greek food. I was grateful and excited to get a chance to visit this amazing restaurant and I did not know what to expect. I have never had a stronger first impression of a restaurant until I entered Eon. From […]

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by / on May 19, 2015 at 2:15 pm / in Get Cultured

Flowers Fit for a Queen (or King)

Etsy has quickly become one of the best places to shop. It allows you to find original and unique high-quality products, all while supporting small businesses. One thing it does not have, however, is flowers. So when big holidays and events come up and you want something a little more special than your typical 1-800-Flowers arrangement, what’s a person to […]

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by / on May 18, 2015 at 2:00 pm / in Food For Thought

French African Cuisine Finds Its Flair in Gramercy

Tucked among a myriad of storefronts and other unassuming restaurants lies Ponty Bistro, a small French African restaurant, which has been so successful in its eight years in Gramercy that it has opened up a second location in Harlem. The intimate space has West African paintings strewn about, with wooden tables, classic bistro chairs, and leather banquettes (score a chair if […]

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by / on May 15, 2015 at 3:40 pm / in Food For Thought

New Yorkers Get a Taste of Greece Without Leaving Home

Lovers of all things edible and Greek gathered in New York Wednesday night for the inaugural Taste Of Greece event, a tasty tour of wine, Mediterranean cuisine and music at City Winery in Manhattan’s Hudson Square. Organized by New Wines of Greece, the event saw crowds surging and mingling among wine tasting and food stalls, all set against the familiar sound […]

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by / on May 15, 2015 at 11:25 am / in Get Cultured

Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck

Through Montage of Heck, which was showcased at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, we get an intimate look of Kurt Cobain’s life as if we were taking a peek through a key hole. The documentary is the first of its time to be created with partnership from Cobain’s family, along with Chris Novoselic (Nirvana’s band member), his first girlfriend, and wife Courtney Love, […]

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