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Take February 2016 by Storm in NYC (fitness, milkshakes, and life)

Take February 2016 by Storm in NYC (fitness, milkshakes, and life)

TweetGroundhog Punxsutawney Phil Didn’t See His Shadow, but You Can Still Make Like Snowmageddon for February 2016 and Take it by Storm So our Groundhog friend didn’t see his shadow this week, predicting spring is closer than we think.  Still, let’s face it, February will likely not win “Month of the Year.” While it’s the shortest, it only grants us one Federal holiday, which this year happens to ... »

vintage subway rides

Take a Vintage Subway Ride for the Holidays

TweetThe MTA is releasing vintage subway cars to celebrate the holidays. Anyone who rides the subway regularly knows that ‘vintage’ is kind of a relative term. Some of the trains (specifically the ones with that horrible wood paneling from the 70s and orange seats that hurt like a mother when you bump them with your shin) already seem kind of vintage. Never one to disappoint however (that was sarc... »

Cutest I Love NY Shirts for Kids at PiccoliNY

Cutest I Love NY Shirts for Kids at PiccoliNY

TweetAfter 11 years of living in Manhattan, and nearly 7 of them as a mom, it’s no surprise that finding the cutest ‘I Love NY’ shirts for kids was high on my priority list. PiccoliNY is an independent fashion brand nestled between the intertwined borders and cultures of Little Italy and Chinatown. It was created by New York native, Alex Zagami, and features American-made trinket... »

The Failed Uber Experience: crashes to surgery and all in between

The Failed Uber Experience: crashes to surgery and all in between

TweetI want to start out by saying that this is in no way a formal attack on Uber– it’s just my very real Uber experience (a few, really) and I think people should know before hitting a that little button to call one over. Call it a first world problem or whatever you want, but living in the middle of Manhattan means transportation options are limited to either walking, taking mass tra... »

I Showed Off My #GorgeousLips with Restylane Silk® at Getting Gorgeous

I Showed Off My #GorgeousLips with Restylane Silk® at Getting Gorgeous

TweetDisclaimer: This post is sponsored by Restylane® Silk. However, the thoughts and opinions are my own.  My #GorgeousLips were a focal point at the recent Getting Gorgeous event in NYC, where I got to show off my freshly-plumped pout for friends and visitors alike. Last week was a pretty cool one for me— I was asked to be a sort of live lip model at the Getting Gorgeous blogger event in NYC. Wh... »

10 Things You Learn First Year in New York

10 Things You Learn First Year in New York

TweetYour first year living in New York is one that you will always remember. Somewhere between your first time getting toppled by an angry homeless man and your first time being mentioned in a newspaper gossip column, you find a sincere love and appreciation of our nation’s biggest city. Here are some things a person learns their first year in New York. 1. Always Carry an Umbrella. While Mo... »

It Happened to Me: I Was Almost Sold Into White Slavery

It Happened to Me: I Was Almost Sold Into White Slavery

TweetHow April Brucker was almost sold into white slavery during her first year in New York. When I was 22 I was working as a singing telegram delivery girl in NYC. At the time, I had just been dumped so I was looking for something to cheer me up. Ben, the medical school student I was seeing, went back to his old girlfriend he was on “a break” with. So when my boss called me to do a naughty nurse ... »

Kids Week at the Intrepid NYC

Kids Week at the Intrepid NYC

TweetKids week at the Intrepid NYC is running this February 16-21, 2015. The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will host their annual Kids Week from Monday, February 16 – Saturday, February 21.  During Kids Week, children will have the opportunity to participate in dozens of fun, educational and interactive activities the whole family will enjoy. READ MORE: Crazy Things Toddlers Say This year&#... »

NYC Apartment Furthest from the Subway

NYC Apartment Furthest from the Subway

TweetHere’s the info you need to know on the NYC apartments furthest from the subway. If you’ve ever searched for a new apartment in NYC you know a couple things: avoid rats and long walks to the subway. Literally no one, but no one, likes a 14 minute walk to the subway on a dreary, slushy February morning. In fact, “apartments within a 2 minute walking distance to the subway ten... »

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