Month: August 2015

Practically Perfect Porchini Mushroom Risotto

Practically Perfect Porchini Mushroom Risotto

Just a few simple ingredients can go a long way in a good risotto. The fluffy rice and porchini mushrooms make for a practically perfect pairing, and this risotto is the perfect appetizer or side dish, especially when accompanied by a nice white wine. I […]

On The Green: A Day At The Barclays

On The Green: A Day At The Barclays

            Before I start this post I have to admit something. Other than a few amateur lessons before I turned ten and a handful of medal-winning appearances at my grandma’s “Pitch & Putt” tournaments, my knowledge of golf is non-existent. […]

B2S Series '15/'16: How To Land Your Dream Internship

B2S Series '15/'16: How To Land Your Dream Internship

            I’m a bit biased when it comes to landing an awesome internship. In addition to being driven and ambitious, I attribute a lot of my internship success to being at the right place at the right time, a.k.a. attending […]

You Heard It Through The Grapevine

You Heard It Through The Grapevine

The past few days have been hot and humid in the city. The SoHo streets seem emptier than usual, and the shops and restaurants (and basically everything else with A.C.) seem to be prospering. I spent the morning at a meeting way Uptown and then […]

Shhh, The NYFW Beauty Secret Everyone's Sipping On Backstage

This is not a drill. Fall 2015’s trendiest week in New York City (actually, the entire U.S.A.) is less than a month away. Oh yeah, this is exactly what you think. Mercedes-Benz Fall Fashion Week has crept up on us again (September 10-17). But this […]

So Let's Root, Root Root For The Home Team

So Let's Root, Root Root For The Home Team

If there’s one name that’s on the tip of every New York sports fan’s tongue, it is Steven Matz. Just this season, Matz made his debut as a major league baseball player and the starting pitcher for the Mets. Just 24 years old (I know […]

The Flav-Er(ful) Pick-Me-Up You Need To Try

The Flav-Er(ful) Pick-Me-Up You Need To Try

If you’re like me, you know the importance of a delicious chocolaty cheat treat. You also know that one quickly turns into two, then three, then you decide to skip your workout because you don’t have the energy, and then you reward yourself with one […]

Island Getaway: Martha's Vineyard

Island Getaway: Martha's Vineyard

To me, the summer is synonymous with three things: sunshine, beautiful weather and trips to the beach. As a Jersey girl, this has always been my summer reality. As a working NYC girl, this becomes slightly harder. Fortunately, there’s always the much-needed weekend beach trip […]

Beauty From Beauty

Beauty From Beauty

Each day I come in contact with so many new beauty products that it can become overwhelming. Some have glamorous packaging and claim to do this or that but end up being nothing more than a sticky goopy mess, and others are somewhat plain and […]