A Night At The Museum: The 39th Annual Museum Mile

IMG_3521Every summer, the Upper East Side blocks off 5th Avenue from vehicles and opens the doors to several of the neighborhood’s museums (think The MET, Guggenheim, Cooper Hewitt, etc) for a free night of fun, new friends and awesome exhibits.

Now, you might be thinking, aren’t most of them free anyway? Well, the answer is yes, but this is more than just visiting a museum for free. It’s about community engagement and of course, a vehicle-free 5th Ave! Continue reading “A Night At The Museum: The 39th Annual Museum Mile”

Manus x Machina at the MET- A Look Into the Future of Fashion

A482BDF2-CFA1-49D1-A181-C6AB06C7311DNew York is known for its deep sense of style, design and fashion. Whether you’re strutting the streets of Manhattan or donning a gorgeous gown at a fancy gala, there’s no shortage of opportunities to let your inner fashionista shine through.

Earlier this year, some of fashion’s biggest names forged under one roof, to highlight some of the greatest modern works of wearable art. Enter Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age of Technology – an exhibit breathing new life into the Metropolitan Museum of Art (aka the Met) on New York’s Upper East Side. Continue reading “Manus x Machina at the MET- A Look Into the Future of Fashion”

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!”