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Travel Spotting: Fire Island, New York

It was my first time in Fire Island and I wasn’t prepared.

I spent my Memorial Day Weekend in Fire Island and this first timer has only one thing to say: I can’t drink anymore. Although this secluded and car-free island has many great things to offer, there’s literally nothing to do aside from going to the beach, eating and drinking. Here are some pros and cons: Pro: It takes a train, a shuttle and a ferry to get there – which makes it f... More...


By • May 31st, 2012 • Category: FOOD AND TRAVEL, Vacations


Culture Spotting: An Inspirational Pastime

Tweet You know those weekends where the movies seem too culturally void, you don’t want to walk around an expansive [...]

You know those weekends where the movies seem too culturally void, you don’t want to walk around an expansive museum for six hours because you’re wearing unrealistically high heels, and it’s raining so you can’t attempt to be active with a brisk walk in the park? Well, why not try something different and watch other people be active by going to see a ballet? Ballet is the ... More...


By • May 18th, 2012 • Category: Art, Cities, ENTERTAINMENT, Events


Travel Spotting: Everything You Need To Know About NYC Is On This Tumblr Blog

The definitive guide to NYC nightlife.

The reason why this is up so late is because I spent my morning waiting for this website to load because Verizon wireless service is ruining my life. But anyway, for anyone who wants to know what real life is like in NYC, look no further than the Tumblr blog NYC NightStrife, because trust me, the scene is just like that. And if you’re lucky enough to live here, you, too, can spend the morning laug... More...


By • May 10th, 2012 • Category: Cities, ENTERTAINMENT, FOOD AND TRAVEL, Internet, Vacations


Style Spotting: Locally Produced Lace Dress

TweetKeep an eye out for femmes d’armes: the next big name in fashion founded by sisters Fannie Chan and Connie [...]

Keep an eye out for femmes d’armes: the next big name in fashion founded by sisters Fannie Chan and Connie Majoros. These ladies have not only redefined lace by implementing a deep V back and sky-high slit in their black Bailey Dress, but they have also gone against the grain by producing their pieces in New York City’s Garment Center. As strong proponents of the Save the Garment Center move... More...


By • May 5th, 2012 • Category: Cities, Dresses, FASHION


Health Spotting: Aveeno Takes On Skin Cancer

Attention New Yorkers: Get a free skin cancer screening this Sunday!

We love a great tan as much as the next girl, but tanning doesn’t always lead to healthy glow. Sometimes sunbathing can lead to skin cancer. Aveeno brand is taking a very active role in the fight against skin cancer by teaming up with The Skin Cancer Foundation to present The Road to Healthy Skin Tour – and the tour will be making a stop in NYC this Sunday, April 15th at the More Maga... More...


By • Apr 13th, 2012 • Category: Adult Health, BEAUTY, Family Health, HEALTH, Mom Health, Skin


Art Spotting: The Art Gallery in Barneys New York

The art gallery at Barneys that does not involve those Loubitans or that Dior bag on your Spring wish list.

I was thrilled when I heard that, Exhibition A, a pop-up gallery would be opening in Barneys New York. This has all the ingredients for perfection. For one, it is located at Barneys, one of the most amazing fashion stores in the world, which we are lucky enough to have a few in our very own city. Secondly, well there is no secondly. I think the fact that the art gallery is being held in Barneys is e... More...


By • Apr 5th, 2012 • Category: Art, ENTERTAINMENT


Music Spotting: The Boss is Back

We are dancing in the dark to Bruce Springsteen’s new album Wrecking Ball

I usually begin my music posts with a brief introduction about the artist. I believe this artists needs no further introduction. Ladies and gentleman, the iconic, the one and only, the boss. Mr. Bruce Springsteen. I cannot explain how happy I am that one of the most important musicians of our time has come out with a new album. What gets me even more excited is that he is doing a world tour and he w... More...


By • Mar 21st, 2012 • Category: ENTERTAINMENT, Events, Music


Social Media Spotting: Finally A “Shit People Say” Video That’s Not Annoying

VIDEO: A plea to end cat calling.

I swear to Matthew Williamson, I cannot walk down a block on Nostrand Ave without having some gentleman yell out “Damn, girl!” or “White in the front and Black in the back,” and just recently today, some guy was trying to get my number while walking up directly behind me and breathing down my neck. It was uncomfortable. Cat-calling isn’t a compliment, it’s harassment, inti... More...


By • Mar 20th, 2012 • Category: ENTERTAINMENT, Internet, SHINFO


Fun Spotting: Tuesday Night Happenings in NYC

Tuesday nights are THE night to go out in NYC!

Everybody knows that New York City is the city that never sleeps, and neither do the parties. It may not be Friday night, but Tuesdays in NYC are still pretty wild! If you’ve got the urge to have a mid-week ladies night out on the town, or simply want to shake things up a bit, here are a couple happenings in the city you might want to check out: Ladies Night at McFadden’s Restaurant and ... More...


By • Feb 21st, 2012 • Category: Alcohol, Art, ENTERTAINMENT, Events, Music, Nightlife


From New York, With Love [Video]

Tweet New York is a beautiful place, most days. On other days? It’s the place where this happens: Related PostsHangovers [...]

Tweet New York is a beautiful place, most days. On other days? It’s the place where this happens: Related PostsDonna Morgan Sample Sale True Life: SPAWEEKMADNESS Win It: THE Oscars Beauty Recovery Kit Beauty Watch: Artistry Beauty Enjoy Downtown Jazz, Uptown!


By • May 16th, 2011 • Category: Cities, Internet