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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


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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Eating + Outdoors


Here’s one of our favorite ideas. Enjoy some of New York City’s best restaurants outdoors – in this case, the cozy and historic confines of nearby Worth Square. Mad. Sq. Eats, the semi-annual culinary pop-up market, is back with stall after stall – 28 in all! – of deliciously inventive … Read More

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The Big Apple’s Culinary Big Top


New York magazine called it “a sprawling gastro-circus,” we call it one of the best reasons to head to Manhattan. It’s Eataly, the gigantic culinary temple to all things Italian, and it’s located just five blocks from our front door (in the old Toy Building, for you locals). The brainchild … Read More

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