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by / on February 15, 2018 at 2:15 pm / in The Twisted Library

Navigating Adolescence in Speed of Life

Reading is definitely one of my favorite hobbies. I especially love reading books that are outside my comfort zone. A nice, quick read is always a fun way to start the new year, so this January I read Speed of Life by Carol Weston. While this book is more geared towards teens and pre-teens, I still enjoyed reading it. Author […]

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by / on February 6, 2018 at 2:42 pm / in Food For Thought

Break Out of Your Dining Rut at Chouchou

A signless cavern on a well traversed block in the East Village, Chouchou brings to life the dual aesthetic of a Bedouin tent and a Renaissance dungeon feast. Mood lighting and rustic décor, paired with authentically crafted flatware and serving utensils make Chouchou a sexy, exotic way to break out of your current winter dining rut. The menu is simple: […]

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by / on January 25, 2018 at 12:41 pm / in Blushing Beaut

Improve Your Sleep with One Simple Tool

As someone who struggles with sleep, any and everything that can help is a blessing. A few months ago, I was invited to the unveiling of SleepScore Labs‘ first consumer product, the SleepScore MAX, and I’ve been using it religiously ever since. Brought to you by ResMed, Dr. Oz and Pegasus Capital Advisors, SleepScore Labs brought together some of the […]

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by / on January 16, 2018 at 2:35 pm / in Bottoms Up

Abbotsford Road Takes a New Approach to Coffee

Abbotsford Road isn’t your typical neighborhood coffee joint. Sure, its massive square footage in an industrial building in Gowanus definitely allows for a decent-sized weekend crowd of hip Brooklyn moms, or the laptop-toting freelancers who occupy the chic wooden tables during the week, but there’s a lot more there than meets the eye. Educating their customer base, importing the highest […]

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by / on January 10, 2018 at 1:00 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

A Winter Weekend Getaway to Lake Placid

My ideal vacation is hopping on a plane and getting somewhere warm. Tropical, desert, beach, lake, whatever it may be, it’s gotta be hot. Especially if you’re planning on a winter getaway, heading some place where you don’t have to bundle up is certainly appealing. But I always like to get a little bit out of my comfort zone and […]

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by / on January 9, 2018 at 1:29 pm / in The Twisted Library

A Hard-Core, Fast-Paced Autobiography by One of Punk’s Biggest Legends

Hard-Core Life of My Own has a somewhat intimidating title and an even more intimidating front cover. Abiding by the withstanding adage about book covers (you know the one—say it with me: you can’t judge a book by its cover), I didn’t let that deter me from devouring the content within. Besides the black and red picture of a man who appears […]

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by / on January 8, 2018 at 11:05 am / in Food For Thought

Sushi by Bou Opens Up a New Iteration in Chelsea

A sophomore outpost of this speakeasy-style sushi restaurant has opened up in the labyrinth beneath the Jue Lan Club restaurant in Chelsea, and it’s just as big of a success as the Time Square flagship. Neon lights point the way down a few steps and through a funky, yet ominous stairwell covered from ceiling to floor in bright, mesmerizing graffiti. A […]

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by / on January 4, 2018 at 1:50 pm / in Uncategorized

Explore Chic French Style with Une Femme Française: The Seductive Style Of A French Woman

New Yorkers are said to be the some of the most fashionable people in the world and I agree. But there’s something to be said about the je ne sais quoi of a French woman. Even the most well dressed New York women seem to be captivated and aspire to create the effortlessly-chic style of French women. In her new […]

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by / on January 3, 2018 at 1:12 pm / in Food For Thought

Make Sure to Check Out This International Steak House

Tudor City might not be known as a hopping location to spend a night out, but now its residents have something to look forward to, and other city dwellers have a reason to head there. Tudor City Steakhouse is a next generation steakhouse that popped up this past Fall. Making it stand apart from other city steakhouses is its ode […]

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by / on December 28, 2017 at 5:00 pm / in Girls' Night In

Girls’ Night In: Poppy Popcorn Seasonal Treats

This awkward time of year in between Christmas and New Year’s Eve can leave people wondering what to do if they aren’t in the office. Plus, many adults are left wondering whether to forge on with the holiday spirit or get back to business as usual. We opt for the former! Why not milk the holidays for all their worth?! […]

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