New York

The Tenement Museum

Deana Bianco | November 4th, 2010

On a brisk fall day, my boyfriend and I decided to do something cultural in NYC. Our first stop was the Ellis Island Ferry in Battery Park. There were swarms of tourists everywhere in white sneakers wearing their I LOVE NYC t-shirts (something that makes me cringe) all standing in line for the [...]

Americas, New York, United States

Naff Sounding Touristy Stuff That’s Actually Quite Fabulous - Walking Across The Williamsburg Bridge

Deana Bianco | October 15th, 2010

Whether you are a NYC resident or visiting, my recommendation for a peaceful morning is exploring the Williamsburg Bridge. What is more charming than a bird’s eye view of the Manhattan skyline? As you walk along, listen to the J and M subway rattle its way from one borough to the next. From [...]

Americas, Miscellaneous, Naff Sounding But Fabulous Touristy Things, New York, United States

The Grateful Dead Exhibit at The New York Historical Society

Deana Bianco | August 20th, 2010

I am not afraid to admit that I am a Deadhead, so when I heard that The New York Historical Society was hosting an exhibition this summer of artifacts from the forty plus years of The Grateful Dead’s career, I was ecstatic. I decided that the most appropriate time to visit the museum was [...]

Americas, New York, Slideshows, United States

New York’s Three Coolest Spots Right Now

Karen Walker | August 13th, 2010

Photo Courtesy of Ace Hotel
Ace Hotel
New york’s favourite spot with the groovy set right now, The Ace Hotel’s the only spot to stay or eat in midtown and has a delightful rundown kind of cool to it. The perfect spot breakfast, lunch, coffee or a drink also.
Ace Hotel, 20 West 29th Street, [...]

Americas, Miscellaneous, New York, Stuff we Love, United States

Warhol’s Last Decade at The Brooklyn Museum

Deana Bianco | July 30th, 2010

This month I had the opportunity to experience Target’s First Sunday’s at The Brooklyn Museum. I attended the opening of Andy Warhol’s: The Last Decade and as someone who is a sucker for Mr. Warhol, it was quite an evening. My favorite pieces of his career, which can be seen at the museum, [...]

Americas, New York, New Zealand, Oceania, Slideshows, United Kingdom, United States

Eateries We Love - Peter Pan Bakery

Deana Bianco | June 22nd, 2010

I have a new Sunday morning tradition - coffee, dog park and a pit stop at the Peter Pan Bakery in Greenpoint. Since donuts are my weakness, Peter Pan Bakery is my kryptonite. The selection of homemade donuts (no preservatives) are unreal – red velvet cake, marble crullers, chocolate cake, glazed sour cream, and [...]

Americas, Eateries We Love, New York, Stuff we Love, United States

Neue Galerie

Karen Walker | May 14th, 2010

Image courtesy of Hulya Kolabas
In cities that are famous for their great galleries it’s often the little, less famous ones that give the real surprises. New York’s The Neue Galerie is one of these gems. Hidden away in a stunning townhouse, the collection is of early 20th century German and Austrian art and objects [...]

Americas, New York, United States

Marina Abramović at The MOMA

Deana Bianco | May 7th, 2010

If you live in New York City and you have not checked out Marina Abramović at The MOMA, you are missing out on art history in the making. If you want to sit with the artist, be sure to get there early because I arrived in line at 11am and eventually made my [...]

Americas, New York, United States

Monkey Bar, New York

Karen Walker | March 31st, 2010

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The uptown sister restaurant to The Waverly Inn, this is Graydon Carter’s newest baby. It shares much of what The Waverly has to offer in terms of its cool, cozy vibe, great food and celebrity clientele and is a great reason to head uptown.
Monkey Bar, 60 East 54th Street, New [...]

Americas, New York, United States

Secret Shops We Love - The Temporary NYC Dunhill Store

Deana Bianco | February 24th, 2010

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Gentlemen, just because it is cold outside doesn’t mean your fashion sense has to suffer. Put aside all the bulky footwear and puffy coats and replace them with an ultra glamorous pair of forest green Dunhill alligator skin boots and sleek jackets. Ok, maybe these items won’t make it [...]

Americas, New York, Secret Shops We Love, Stuff we Love, United States

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