Holiday Gift List for the New Yorker Who Has it All

As Christmas and Hanukkah are quickly approaching, less than week is left until gifts are presented to family and loved ones. The holidays often can be fraught with many decisions to make. Those who live in the five boroughs may seem to have it all; therefore, gift giving can be quite the challenge. I’m here to make it easier for you.¬†Whether they are a minimalist … Continue reading Holiday Gift List for the New Yorker Who Has it All

Teatime Tee-Off

I had the fine pleasure of having tea at two popular tearooms in NYC over the past few weeks: Alice’s Teacup on the Upper East Side, and Tea & Sympathy on Greenwich Avenue. Now I will do something practically impossible, which is to try to determine which tearoom rises above in a Teatime Tee-Offf. Ambiance Alice’s Teacup has three locations, and I went to “Chapter … Continue reading Teatime Tee-Off

What to Do In: Beacon, NY

Beacon is my home away from home, where I go to visit family during the summers, for holidays, and lazy weekends. Over the past ten years since I’ve gotten to know the area, Beacon has gentrified greatly. Discount shops gave way to art galleries and fast food joints left for artisan Taquerias and Thai restaurants. ¬†An arts scene, replete with many Brooklyn escapees, dominates the … Continue reading What to Do In: Beacon, NY