Can You Believe: Sora Restaurant!

OK. So I was at the Newark Airport at some really early hour and I could hardly believe my eyes. There in front of me was a restaurant that had my name.  I mean with the name Sora you don’t find any toothbrushes, bracelets or plaques for your wall and so you can imagine how…

Side Walk Restaurant and Bar in the East Village

The other evening I met a group of friends at the Side Walk Bar and Restaurant which is located at  94 Avenue A at 6th Street right in the heart of the East Village. As soon as I walked in there was such a familiar feeling.  The music being piped was Lionel Richie and Madonna and…

All-Ivy Beer Tasting at The Harvard Club

I just got back from an All-Ivy Beer Tasting at The Harvard Club.  I was a guest of my cousin and it was a great opportunity to enjoy The Harvard Club and to go to an all-ivy event. Below you can see the grand room that the event was held in… So the beers that…

The Survive + Thrive Launch Party

I was invited to a Press Event for the Survive + Thrive Media Launch Party. This event was held at Stand Up NY which is located at 236 W. 78th St. Now Survive and Thrive was created to help mission-driven entrepreneurs get their information, resources and partnership to go from surviving to thriving.  At the…

An Adventure in Korean Food

So the other evening I met a group of friends at Atoboynyc.com, a Korean restaurant which is located 43 E. 28th Street. I must admit that the inside decor looked as sparse and as industrial as the front door so I had no clue what the adventure would be about. So here’s the inside. Here…

Art for Life Gala Supports Creative Vision

  “What is art but a way of seeing? said Thomas Berger. Now In agreement with Thomas Berger is The Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation which was founded by Russell, Canny and Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons.  The Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) that is dedicated to giving inner city kids larger exposure…

Sanctuary for Families Hosts Annual “Zero Tolerance Benefit”

On June 6th, 2017 at Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers, Sanctuary for Familes is hosting its annual “Zero Tolerance Benefit” to demand an end to all forms of gender violence. At this event, Sanctuary for Families  is honoring William Gorin, Senior Counsel, Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton LLP  as well as the current Sanctuary Board President,…

Honoring Author-Alexander McCall Smith

  Many years ago I read a book called The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith. The novel was set in Botswana and had a really big impact on me because I found the characters to be so genuine and so authentic that I felt very connected to them and absolutely adored…