I knew there was a reason why I moved to this city…because there are an endless array of options to explore regardless of what your interests are, and this weekend was no different.
I kicked it off on Friday night with a little jazz sesh and a glass of champagne at the famed Bemelman’s Bar at the Carlyle Hotel on the Upper East Side (yes, the place the Royals stayed when they were in town). This quaint little spot is named after the beloved author of Madeline children’s books, Ludwig Bemelman (also a long time illustrator for The New Yorker, Vogue and Town and Country). With chocolate tufted benches lining the perimeters of the room and walls adorned with a Central Park themed illustration of rabbits and elephants, this classic New York staple is sure to transcend any of its patrons to a time of pure elegance and grace. And not to mention, the totally talented Loston Harris Trio performing an array of jubilant jazz notes that really get you singin’ and swayin’. Continue reading “A Weekend of Indulgence”