Road Trippin’ – My Top 5 Favorite Weekend Escapes Within Four Hours of NYC

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26-subway-map-1.nocrop.w536.h2147483647Road trips are typically associated with summer. You know, convertibles, hair blowin’ in the wind, music blaring. It’s the quintessential summer movie scene. But thanks to NYC’s central proximity to other cool cities, it’s easy to hit the road and drive, any time of year. Here are my top five favorite weekend escapes within four hours of the Big Apple – Continue reading

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Endless Summer – Planning Your Final Summer Fête in NYC

With temperatures dropping faster than my credit card at a New York City sample sale, it is clear summer is drawing to a close. And while I’m somewhat sad about it, I’m here to tell you that you still have a few weeks left to get in a few extra hours of your favorite summer social activities. Here are the top five activities you can participate in for the next few weeks, while Fall slowly creeps up on us – Continue reading

An Affair to Remember – Diner En Blanc 2017

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ev1Every year, 5,000 New Yorkers gather in various meeting locations throughout the Big Apple anxiously awaiting the reveal of a secret location for the fanciest picnic of all – Diner En Blanc.

If you read my post last year, you know all about this seriously swanky event. But if you didn’t, just imagine 5,000 strangers gathered under the moonlight, for an all-white epic DIY picnic. That’s right, revelers are required to bring their own food, drinks, table, seats, decor and everything else needed to set up a dashing dinner al fresco.  Continue reading

Freebie – How to live a fun life in NYC and not go broke!

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New York City is not cheap. We all know that.

With record breaking rental rates and groceries you’d think were made of gold because they’re so damn expensive, it’s difficult to have any money left to actually do things that take the stress away from these “adulting” necessities.

But don’t fret, I’m here to share the top five free/cheap things you can do to live in the great city of Gotham and still live like a boss. Continue reading