Race Renaissance

Race Renaissance

Wine Not Try These Wines At Your Next At-Home Happy Hour

Wine Not Try These Wines At Your Next At-Home Happy Hour

In a somewhat “Mad Men” style, my company – in normal times – will sponsor a bar cart happy hour to make its way around the office every Thursday at around 4:30. Having volunteered for the team that makes this happen every week, I’ve come…

Libraries Are Closed – But You Can Still Have Unlimited (And Free) Access To All The Books

Libraries Are Closed – But You Can Still Have Unlimited (And Free) Access To All The Books

As more and more libraries across the country close their doors to fight coronavirus and do their part to enforce social distancing, people’s access to free books and entertainment shut down too. When Brooklyn Public Library – my go-to neighborhood library, sent out an e-mail…

5 Books To Read While On Self-Quarantine

5 Books To Read While On Self-Quarantine

It seems every day the coronavirus spreads to a new state, a new city. In New York, which has just declared a state of emergency, many offices have closed as a precaution, or remain open while encouraging employees to work from home. With family and…

A Year In Review – 2019

A Year In Review – 2019

For me, this year was like coming home. This was the year where I moved to New York as an adult. Where I picked out the cutest, quirkiest and miraculously most spacious apartment with my boyfriend, and started to call Brooklyn home. I have my…

Fall Style Inspiration With Kut From Kloth

Fall Style Inspiration With Kut From Kloth

As summer fades more and more into sweater, jeans and pumpkin spice season, it becomes time to start swapping out your warmer weather wardrobe for its cozy fall counterpart. A few staples that I started wearing in late summer – which were generously gifted to…

Class Review: Row House NYC ‘Body’ Workout

Class Review: Row House NYC ‘Body’ Workout

Class & The City Cheat Sheet: “Body” Workout @Row House W. 59th Street, NYC Price: $25-30; First class is free Length: 45 Minutes The Lowdown: Rowing intervals with strength training on and off the urg. Works your legs, core, glutes, back, shoulders and arms. Great…

Book Review: What She Ate by Laura Shapiro

Book Review: What She Ate by Laura Shapiro

Book Review: What She Ate by Laura Shapiro * ♥♥♥♥ * Retails for $24 at Barnes & Noble I’ve always been a sucker for memoirs and biographies. I love the ability to be a fly on the wall and get insight into someone else’s life…

Classy Recipe: Homemade Golden Apple Pie

Classy Recipe: Homemade Golden Apple Pie

There are so many reasons why fall is such a great season – yes, half of them are fall dessert like this apple pie, and the rest include not melting into a puddle of sweat while waiting on a subway platform. In addition to sweater…

Class Review: Pure Yoga’s Zen Flow Yoga Class

Class Review: Pure Yoga’s Zen Flow Yoga Class

Pure Yoga’s Upper West Side studio is a beautiful experience from the moment you walk through its front doors. It hits you with warm mood lighting and a spike in temperature to about 75 degrees. The entryway is full of meditative and Buddhist art, gorgeous red and copper mandalas and signs such as the below, “Take your chakras to the next level. Join us downstairs.”