Monthly Archives: October 2012

Happy Halloween!

Whew, definitely an eventful couple of days in New York thanks to Hurricane Sandy. I hope everyone is safe after the devastation and destruction that this storm left behind. Luckily, I made it out okay—aside from heavy winds and minor flooding, the Upper East Side was left relatively unharmed. I continue to be impressed by… Read more »

Wine and cheese party

  What a clever idea for a wine and cheese party! I love the use of chalkboards to label each dish, and better yet, make suggestions for what wine pairs best with the food. It’s such a creative idea, and a fun way to personalize a party with friends at home.  What do you do… Read more »

Stand under my umbrella

I’m in awe of this art installation in Bulgaria: 400 umbrellas strung up in the sky to help raise breast cancer awareness. Such a beautiful (hot pink) sight, all for such an important cause. Speaking of umbrellas, looks like we might need one with Hurricane Sandy due to hit New York today. To everyone affected… Read more »

The weekend is here!

At last, happy Friday! What do you have planned for the next couple of days off? The Halloween festivities start this weekend—I’m always amazed at how big this particular holiday is in New York. People love it! To mark the occasion (a bit early), I’m finally going to see The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Have… Read more »

Broadway Must-See: The Heiress

Fall theater always gets me — there are so many incredible shows to see, it just gets tough to narrow the choices down! This past weekend, I saw the one that’s been at the top of my list all summer: The Heiress. It stars Jessica Chastain, Dan Stevens, David Strathairn, and Judith Ivey, all of… Read more »