An Endless Summer – A Guide to Getting Through Summer in New York City

lobsterThough next weekend, Labor Day Weekend, unofficially marks the end of summer, I can’t help but cherish my first summer in the city – a bright, lively, and festive one filled with a ton of unforgettable, memorable experiences. After a long drawn out winter, I, like many New Yorkers, couldn’t wait to spend as much time outside as possible. I kicked it off with a 10 day Eurotrip to Rome, Capri, Prague and Paris, and though I loved every minute of my solo adventure, landing at JFK and seeing those words “Welcome to New York”, I’ve never felt more at home. Here’s a look back at some unforgettable, must-do, must-try, summer activities next year – Continue reading “An Endless Summer – A Guide to Getting Through Summer in New York City”

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A Glamorous Gatsby Gathering

umbrellaIf ever there was one event, reason or activity by which to remember New York City, I just might have to point to the Jazz Age Lawn Festival. Imagine stepping back in time (the Roaring 20’s to be exact), into the pages of The Great Gatsby, for a fabulous fete on an island just south of Manhattan, and that would be this celebration.

Ten years ago, a small gathering of era party enthusiasts got together and came up with the fabulous idea of paying homage to this elegant and elaborate epoch. The result was a two day, outdoor festival on New York’s Governor’s Island replete with music, magic and marvelous people watching. Then, when St. Germain joined forces with the team, a little master mixology helped round out the oh-so-glam gathering. Continue reading “A Glamorous Gatsby Gathering”