Funny NYC Lock Down Smiles and Chuckles

I decided to just do a post on images that are making me smile during this Covid=19 lock down in New York City. I just wanted to share some very creative graphics which definitely put a smile on my face and led to many out-loud chuckles. Hope that they do the same for you as…

Celebrating Valentine’s Day at The Players Club

The evening of February 14th, 2020, I was happy to spend Valentine’s Day evening at The Players Club with some friends for a celebratory St. Valentine’s Dinner.  The iconic Players Club is located at 16 Gramercy Park South and was founded by Edwin Booth. In December 1888, The Players Club was opened by Edwin Booth…

Vaucluse off Park Avenue

Vaucluse is a stylish French Brasserie which lets you journey into French cuisine in a very impeccable and elegant environment. It’s located at 100 East 63rd Street off Park. I had the good fortune to meet some folks there for lunch and it was really extra special especially since it was prixe-fixed at $28.00 for…

SR Socially Relevant Film Festival 2020

I’m excited to share that SR Socially Relevant Film Festival NY is in it’s 7th year and will be showing their films from March 16th to March 22nd, 2020. The mission of SRFF is the promotion of films and filmmakers that deal with socially relevant film content and after having the privilege of seeing the…

The Mark Restaurant at 77th Street and Madison Avenue

I found myself at The Mark Restaurant by Jean-Georges which is located in The Mark Hotel at 25 East 77th Street. Living downtown, I hadn’t been uptown in a while so it was nice to have this Madison Avenue restaurant experience with some fun friends. Here’s the outside of the restaurant. Here’s the inside…  …

Central Park Conservancy Hosts Playground Benefit Luncheon

Diane Ackerman, a contemporary American author said, “Play is our brain’s favorite way of learning.”  Having said that each year, the Playground Partners of the Women’s Committee of the Central Park Conservancy host the Winter Luncheon to raise funds for the daily care and maintenance of Central Park’s 21 playgrounds.   So this January 29th,…

Jules Bistro and Live Jazz

Friday evening I met a few friends and we decided to have dinner at Jules Bistro which is located at 65 St. Mark’s Place.  I can’t tell you how many times I’ve passed that restaurant and wanted to go and I finally got to go and it was fantabulous. Jules Bistro is a taste of…

UNICEF’s Snowflake Ball

  On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019, Johnson & Johnson and Manner Investment Group with signature sponsor S&P Global will be presenting the 15th UNICEF Snowflake Ball.  This year’s event will start the holiday season off with raising funds in support of UNICEF’s work to save and improve the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children.…

#jewishfoodmedia

This past Monday I attended the 7th Annual Jewish Food Media Conference. The mission of the Jewish Food Media Conference is to strengthen the community of Jewish food professionals with a day of education, delicious food and networking..The speakers included Adeena Sussman, Dini Klein, Shlomo and Shifra Klein and Sina Mizrahi. The conference was Amazing…

Halloween at The Atlanta Botanical Garden

On Halloween while visiting family in Atlanta,  I got to visit the amazing Atlanta Botanical Garden. It was so much fun and there were plenty of activities for the kids to experience such as Pumpkin Decorating, Journey to Literacy, Battina the Friendly Witch and let’s not forget the Goblins Runway where the kids had the…