New York City: The Big Crapple

I used to be so sweet. I held the door for elders, said please and thank you, and was pretty positive that Prince Charming was out there just waiting to meet me. I believed my life would be filled with acres of rolling hills, family game night, and a closet full of gingham and paisley prints. I still trusted that people were generally good. That was before I moved to New York City. ...more

Pictures from a glorious Central Park run

One of the best parts of where I live in NYC is that I am only 3 blocks south of Central Park by Columbus Circle.  Running in the park reminds me of Madison - not the scenery - but more the sheer number of people running, jogging, rollerblading (yes some people still do that) and walking....more

We LLYOV New York

A few of our LLYOVely Ladies recently traveled to New York City. We are thrilled to share some of their city picks and tips. Comment and let us know your favorite Big Apple spots!Tawney’s Take-...more

Don't Miss Chelsea Market in NYC

One of my favorite spots for ‘meandering’ in New York is Chelsea Market, located at 75 Ninth Avenue (between 15th and 16th Streets). It’s described by Wikipedia as “an enclosed urban food court, shopping mall, office building and television production facility located in the Chelsea neighborhood.” It houses such companies as The Oxygen Network, the Food Network, and more recently, Google has moved into some of the upper floors....more

New York: Secrets Revealed- The Garbage Monster

Living in an elevator shaft under Time Square Subway Station, there is a Garbage Monster....more

Author's Notes: When I Get To New York

[For the original article, click here.]I've never been to New York, but someday I'll get there.It's been a dream of mine; growing stronger every day. Especially whenever I watch the holiday programming.A few months ago, I decided to voice that longing in detail. And give myself a little inspirational kick.The economy being what it is, I may not vacation to NYC anytime soon...but at least I can dream. ...more

Aurora's Rosy Fingers

Dawn appears every morning and yet, as I get caught up in my normal hustle and bustle, I don’t often stop to appreciate her showing. I might catch a hint of pink as I proceed from yoga mat to shower stall but more often my eye is more captivated by the hands of the clock racing me into the demands of my day. ...more

Do New Yorkers Love to Eat & Talk About It? - AROMA CUCINA

AROMA CUCINA Call to arms! The IACP Convention is in NYC (3/29-4/2/2012) and we need volunteers to pitch in and make this event go viral! So let's raise our forks, spoons, and knives (carefully, please) and let the world know that New York is truly the center of the food universe. Contact us to get involved....more

150 Minutes of Pure Yoga

A few weeks ago I read about a series of free events taking place at a New York City yoga studio that I'd heard a lot about: Pure Yoga....more

Thank You For The Music: The 65th Annual Tony Awards

After the 65th Annual Tony Awards, I know this much is true: Neil Patrick Harris outgeniuses Doogie Howser, Whoopi Goldberg's right that any of her films can and will become a musical, Harry Potter is an awesome dancer, and Cole Porter just makes the world a better place....more