Art, Adventure & Apotheke – A Long Weekend in the Big City

IMG_0611Long weekends. Oh how we love them. As New Yorkers work hard, we also play hard, and when a long weekend like last week’s Columbus Day rolled around, I was so excited to have yet another Monday (or any day for that matter) off. The only problem is, what do you do with all that extra time?

Well, if you ask me, I’ll have no problem whipping something right up for you. And it goes a little something like this… Continue reading “Art, Adventure & Apotheke – A Long Weekend in the Big City”

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Netflix and Chill – An Inspiring New York Night at Home

irismovie1“Netflix and Chill” – It’s a common meme being displayed across the internet highlighting the laid back activities Americans engage in on their “down time”. And well, now that the chilly weather has arrived, it sounds like I’ll be partaking in some of this Netflix and Chill as well… at least partially (We all know I can’t sit still for too long, especially when NYC is my playground).

On a nippy night just a few days ago, I decided to put on some sweats, open up my laptop and click on the “Flix”. I was initially going to catch up on my favorite (and only tv I watch) show, Scandal, but when I saw “Iris” pop up on the screen with an image of Iris Apfel, a legendary fashionista in the New York community and beyond, I quickly changed my tune. Continue reading “Netflix and Chill – An Inspiring New York Night at Home”

The Cuban Carrie Meets Her Muse

sex_and_the_cityOn June 6th, 1998, HBO took on the much anticipated storyline written by Candace Bushnell and turned it into one of the greatest, and longest running, series in television history. Sex and the City chronicled the lives of four single women living in New York City, changing the landscape of life for women all over the world, forever. These women and their interactions with each other, the dating world, life, and the City that Never Sleeps, have since influenced, inspired and guided the burning desires and questions of women of all ages. Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon, Kristin Davis and Kim Catrall – or better known Carrie, Miranda, Charlotte and Samantha – are a pop culture icon that will live on in the lives of women for years to come. Continue reading “The Cuban Carrie Meets Her Muse”