The Hottest Ticket in Town – Discovering the Wild World of Refinery 29’s, 29Rooms

IMG_9185As Instagram continues to take over our lives in all forms, it’s no wonder a very visually stimulating soiree of sorts was the talk of the town in New York City this past weekend. For four days, Refinery 29 hosted 29 Rooms, taking over a warehouse in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The team transformed the space into an amazingly awesome adult funhouse of style, culture and technology allowing your imagination (and inner IG photographer/model) to run wild. Continue reading “The Hottest Ticket in Town – Discovering the Wild World of Refinery 29’s, 29Rooms”

Spring Fling – Top Five Things To Do in NYC This Season

The official day of Spring may have been weeks ago, but the weather could’ve fooled us all. After months and months of layering, hibernating and cuffing (well, some of us), New Yorkers are feeling “free” to meander about town (notice the number of single people out and about..it’s not a coincidence).

Now that we can finally frolic in the fresh air, there’s no shortage of amazing activities to partake in. Check out my top five favorite things to do in the Big Apple this Spring. Continue reading “Spring Fling – Top Five Things To Do in NYC This Season”

Eating is Knowing – A Feast of New Friends, Food & Fabulousness

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(Photo: Liam Quigley)

When you encounter a night of fabulous food, fun and new friends, it’s pretty much like winning the lottery. But when it’s put together by food design enthusiast Misha Volf and curious chef extraordinaire Aimee Hunter, we’re talking about a whole new level of things!

Upon first learning about this experience and writing about it, I really didn’t know what to expect, I just knew it was going to be an unforgettable night… and that it was. Continue reading “Eating is Knowing – A Feast of New Friends, Food & Fabulousness”

A Toast to Nikki Takes New York – One Year Blogiversary!

cheersIt’s been just over one year since I took a bite of the Big Apple, and I’m still chewin’! I moved to NYC last January and exactly one year to the day, I started my blog sharing all things food, fun, fashion and fabulous in this City of Dreams! For 365 (give or take) days, I’ve been exploring the Big Apple searching high and low for the best, coolest, quirkiest, and most fun things to do in NYC. I’ve explored Manhattan from Uptown to Downtown and just about everywhere in between, crossed bridges and tunnels into Brooklyn, Queens, and even New Jersey, and, I’ve certainly been on multiple subways and trains to do some extra special exploring outside these boroughs’ borders. There really is nothing quite like New York City, in all its greatness, to help you go beyond your comfort zone, push the boundaries and discover things about yourself you never really knew! So in honor of the one year anniversary of Nikki Takes New York, here’s a little recap of some of the amazing adventures I’ve embarked on. Go ahead dive in to New York City, it’s been waiting for you! Continue reading “A Toast to Nikki Takes New York – One Year Blogiversary!”