Upper West Side’s Arte Cafe

The holidays have come upon us and the other evening I went to a holiday party at Arte Cafe which is located at 106 West 73rd Street right off Columbus Avenue. Located on the Upper West Side, Arte Cafe is located in a landmark brownstone and is steps away from just west of the beautiful…

My Trip to Cyprus

On November 15th, I had a 9:45pm flight to Heathrow, London where I changed planes (afterLol a layover of course) to Larnaca, Cyprus. I was joining a friend (who I met at the Larnaca airport) to attend a Global Woman conference. The conference was on The Power of Positivity and was put together by Elisabeth…

Sunflower Network Hosts Ukrainian Relief Benefit

This evening I attended Sonya: A Sunflower Network Project, an opening reception benefit. This benefit was hosted by the Sunflower Network, a registered 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that is focused on providing direct and essential aid to Ukrainians in need. By connecting global partners with local trusted relationship they are able to ensure that…

Dinner with Gangsters and Ghosts

What a great evening it was! I met a few friends at Casa D’Angelo for dinner which is located at 146 Mulberry Street between Hester and Grand. Then our plan was to join a NYC Gangsters and Ghosts Tour which we had prepurchased tickets for at 8:00pm. More about that later. First about dinner at…

NYC Cruise Ship Restaurant

If you like to cruise but just don’t have the time to take one in the near future then take yourself to Oceans Restaurant at the corner of 19th Street and Park Avenue South. Oceans Restaurant is a locally and globally inspired seafood restaurant which was founded by Vancouver’s award-winning Toptable Group with the philosophy…

Healing TREE Gala Heals

The other evening I attended the Healing TREE Gala 22 and it was just an amazing event! I was just really moved not only about the mission and the vision of Healing TREE but also of the genuine support of the folks and sponsors and entertainers who participated to make this event happen. Healing TREE…

Healing Tree Gala 2022

This Saturday, October 22nd, 2022 at 7:00 pm Healing TREE will be having its annual Gala for the first time ever at The Players. The Players, a private social club at 16 Gramercy Park South is a legacy to Edwin Booth and the actors of his day. But what’s even more exciting is that you…

A Nashville Food Tour

Before we went to Nashville as posted in the Travel Section of this blog we purchased two tours on Viator.com We purchased a Nashville Evening Trolley Tour which was a blast and which I totally recommend but we also booked a Taste of Food and Sightseeing Tour which is what I will focus on in…

Nashville Rocks

A friend of mine called me mid-September and said, “Sora, how would you like to go mid-week to Nashville, Tennessee and see what it’s like?” I said, “Sure, why not?” It had the ring of a definite new adventure. So we booked a ticket for a Monday morning and booked a return for Thursday evening.…

Ooh La La Nice Matin

It was a very rainy and nasty Monday night but I had made plans to meet a girlfriend at Nice Matin on the Upper West Side for dinner. So I took the 1 Train and got off at West 79th Street and happily the restaurant was one block walking distance from the stop. Here is…