Category Archives: Staff Picks

Pizza Pro Primer

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New Orleans has beignets, Memphis has ribs…New York has pizza. And while there are thousands of places to get a slice in the Big Apple, we think one of the most memorable (and delicious) pizza experiences in Manhattan is Pizza a Casa, a pizzeria and pizza school a mere ten … Read More

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Candy with a Side of Shimmer

Candy with a Side of Shimmer

As if channeling the offbeat wit of Willy Wonka, celebrated NYC fashion designer Cynthia Rowley is expressing her creativity on a new canvas. Her new Curious boutiques are a candy-coated fantasy of edible teacups, candy sailboats and salted caramel cotton candy. There are also party accessories – think cake plates, … Read More

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Get Your Green On

The NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade

Few parades rival the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade for sheer staying power. Now readying for its 253rd trip up Fifth Avenue, this historic event – which predates the Declaration of Independence by 14 years – draws a sociable, high-spirited mix of green-garbed locals and visitors to NYC … Read More

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Farm-Fresh Food

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If ever there was a great time to cozy up next to a roaring fire and nibble on something warm and delicious, this is it. One of our favorite spots for indulging on a cold day is Friend of a Farmer, a charming little eatery that feels like it’s been … Read More

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Shop around corners

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If you’re in NYC on a weekend, don’t miss what we think might be one of Manhattan’s most exhilarating and unpredictable shopping destinations. It’s called Antiques Garage and it’s open for business only on Saturdays and Sundays. This is a must-see for anyone who loves looking (and looking) for a … Read More

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