Every year, 5,000 New Yorkers gather in various meeting locations throughout the Big Apple anxiously awaiting the reveal of a secret location for the fanciest picnic of all – Diner En Blanc.
If you read my post last year, you know all about this seriously swanky event. But if you didn’t, just imagine 5,000 strangers gathered under the moonlight, for an all-white epic DIY picnic. That’s right, revelers are required to bring their own food, drinks, table, seats, decor and everything else needed to set up a dashing dinner al fresco. Continue reading “An Affair to Remember – Diner En Blanc 2017”
Summer lovin’ had me a blast…
No, I’m not referring to that sweet Summer fling referenced in one of our favorite classic movies, Grease, I’m referring to my love of all things summer in New York City.
We’ve now thawed out and the summer festivities are in full swing. From free to fancy, there is definitely no shortage of soirées this time of year. But nothing says “Summer in the City” like the annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic. Continue reading “A Swanky Summer Soiree – The 9th Annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic”
Here comes Peter Cottontail, hoppin’ down…5th Avenue? Yup! This ain’t your traditional Easter ya know? Since the 1870s, the New York City Easter Bonnet Festival has been a cultural hit on Easter Sunday, generation after generation. No matter how old, where you’re from, or even what your religion, there’s no one who doesn’t enjoy the stunning (and silly) sights of the bright and beautiful bonnets that line 5th Avenue between 51st and 55th Streets in Midtown Manhattan! At its peak, it drew over a million people from across the world!
Though it has no real religious significance, it celebrates the new life that Spring breathes into the City. The bright and festive colors and creativity put into the creation of these crowns is something you can’t miss.
Continue reading “Bunnies, Bonnets & Bagels – An NYC Easter Sunday Review”