Have You Visited Niagara Falls Yet?

So the other weekend I went to a Wine and Chocolate Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake which is about 15 minutes from Niagara Falls. I went with a travel company called Circle the World and the weekend was really great! So I have a separate post on the festival under the Food tab but now I just…

Shall We Dance? The Pertroushka Ball

Shall we dance? On a bright cloud of music shall we fly? Shall we dance? Shall we then say “Goodnight and mean goodbye?” Those lyrics may come from the Broadway show, The King and I but on February 10th, 2017 , The Pertoushka Ball hosted by The Russian Children’s Welfare Society will give New Yorkers the…

Brussel Sprouts and Figs at Mezetto

The other evening I met a friend on the Lower East Side to see the movie Julieta which was playing at The Sunshine Landmark Movie Theater on East Houston Street. We decided to take in a later show and to first have dinner at a place called Mezetto which is located at the corner of…

Lunch at Sardi’s

This afternoon I meet up with a group of gals for a Roundtable Event at Sardi’s Restaurant Now I’ve always wanted to eat at Sardis since I’ve passed it so many times and heard such great things about it’s history. Sardis which opened in 1927, is located at 234 West 44th Street between Broadway and Eighth…

Sanctuary for Families Hosts Cabaret Fundraiser

Lynn Henderson has scheduled a return engagement of her show titled ‘T”Aint’t Nobody’s Bizness If I Do’  to benefit Santuary for Families on Saturday, January 28th, 2017. The fundraiser is being held at Don’t Tell Mama in Manhattan which is located at 343 West 46th Street and will begin at 4:00 pm.  The cover is…

Miami Over New Years…

It was time to get out Dodge and so I went to Miami to pay a family visit.  The weather was awesome and it was really great to shed the “coat” and “gloves”. 🙂 I also have to admit that it was birthday time and so my sister-in-law and I went to Shucker’s Bar and…

Miami’s Soyka Restaurant

Over the New Years I was in Miami and wanted to eat some great food. My sister-in-law and I decided to have dinner at Soyka’s Restaurant since it wasn’t far from her house. Below is their outdoor garden…Very romantic—But we ate inside… Soyka’s  serves innovative American Bistro cuisine and the inside of the restaurant gives…

Holiday Party Held at Gansevoort Market

What more fun could you ask for on a cold December night then to step into a holiday party held by The Gansevoort Market at 353 West 14th Street. Here’s the outside of the Market where I was greeted by The Village Carolers who sang my favorite holiday song White Christmas. And the place was…

Honoring Norma Kamali

The other evening I attended The Medal of Honor for Achievement in Fashion to Norma Kamali at The National Arts Club. It was Norma Kamali who burst onto the fashion scene in 1967 and has since been a major influence on women’s fashion. Ms. Kamali has inspired and lead the industry as both an innovator…

Rock Center Cafe at Rockefeller Center

I found myself on the way to meet a group of friends at Rock Center Cafe for a holiday lunch. But even before I share the great lunch I had here are two more “New York City images” that capture the City’s  holiday spirit this 2016 holiday season. So now once inside the Cafe I ordered…